Quotes and Sayings about Skin



"My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Family, Love)

"Don't hate me, but I've always been skinny. I got lucky."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Hate)

"I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Now, Question, Questions)

"Civilization is the lamb's skin in which barbarism masquerades."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Related: Civilization, Skin)

"When I see someone who is starved, they don't look alert. They don't have boundless energy. If you're too skinny, it looks like you're near death."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Death, Energy)

"Me being a skinny guy, I could crawl into the steel pit."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Being)

"At first, I see pictures of a story in my mind. Then creating the story comes from asking questions of myself. I guess you might call it the 'what if - what then' approach to writing and illustration."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: First, Mind, Questions, Writing)

"Well if you were asking my personal opinion on that I think the answer can only be yes but it was missed. Much as I know I'm responsible for a lot of things, I can't wear any responsibility for that."
- John Anderson
(Related: Opinion, Responsibility)

"None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Nature, Quality, Character, Fact, Skin)

"You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't matter what party you're in. When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' - and what you are really asking is, 'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?', That resonates across the state, not across party lines."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: America, Children, Job, Party, State)

"The self is an oral society in which the present is constantly running a dialogue with the past and the future inside of one skin."
- David Antin
(Related: Society, Future, Past, Present, Running, Self, Skin)

"Beauty is only skin deep, and the world is full of thin skinned people."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Beauty, People, Deep, Skin, World)

"Bosnia is under my skin. It's the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all; there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Anger, Guilt, Sense, Skin, Years)

"These people were well dressed in skins, had some guns, but armed generally with bows and arrows and such other instruments of war as are common among the Indians of the Missouri."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: War, People)

"It was one of the great chances in my life to become a Dumont actor."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Life, Actor)

"We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage. Naturally we could not do that without pointing to Austrian's northern neighbor Germany."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Germany)

"Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Dream, December, End, Theater, Washington)

"To be a Dumont actor was considered to be a great honor for an actor, yet it also had its disadvantages."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Actor, Honor)

"My father was an ardent socialist for many years."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Father, Years)

"It is a great deal of difference to receive an honorary title or a title in his profession."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Difference, Profession)

"In the morning we received some very thin coffee. For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it, in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Coffee, Evening)

"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)

"From that moment on I knew my profession in life was and has remained until today an actor's life."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Life, Actor, Profession, Today)

"Especially for my father it was a great change. He used to be a socialist and even a member of the socialist party. But then he became an orthodox Jew."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Change, Father, Party)

"Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Time, Actor)

"At the end of my life, I have achieved belated fame and recognition in the city of my birth."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Life, End, Fame)

"A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted - the way we Dumont actors used to speak."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Actor, Actors)

"1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Art, Science, Parents, Reason, Titles)

"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)

"Once you start asking questions, innocence is gone."
- Mary Astor
(Related: Innocence, Questions)

"I had an idea for a story about a young woman who was living with people who were different, not just superficially different - such as hair colour, or eye colour, or skin colour - but different in some significant way."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: People, Idea, Eye, Hair, Living, Skin, Woman)

"By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers, the people doing the work have lost track of the questions."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Time, Work, People, Answers, Questions)

"It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not."
- Paul Auster
(Related: End, Night, Voice, Wrong)

"Rocco paid me 35 bucks a week at Murray's Inn in South Jersey. People started asking Rocco to have me sing."
- Frankie Avalon
(Related: People)

"For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, America, Country, Freedom, Generations, Land)

"The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers."
- Benjamin Banneker
(Related: Strength, Mind, Skin)

"I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

"Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Government, Privacy)

"The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Day, May, Night, Skin)

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

"I had temping jobs also. I liked the flexibility. There was no asking for time off; you just didn't work."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Time, Work, Flexibility, Jobs)

"My whole life, I've wanted to feel comfortable in my skin. It's the most liberating thing in the world."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Skin, World)

"Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Desire, Language, Words)

"The first time I ask him, have you had your cheekbones raised, have you had your nose changed? He denied it all. I was asking him to compare his face with what it looked like years ago."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Time, First, Years)

"If somebody's not prepared to answer the question, you can keep asking."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Question)

"Art is man's distinctly human way of fighting death."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Death, Fighting, Man)

"I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Money, Survival, Anxiety)

"But I think doctors have always been either honest or dishonest."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Doctors)

"I always felt I needed to teach to survive."
- Leonard Baskin
"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)

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

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

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

"I think if you touch ordinary people, they're simply ordinary people, the way they've always been. They work hard, they don't have really as much as they should."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Work, People)

"I think it has other roots, has to do, in part, with a general anxiety in contemporary life... nuclear bombs, inequality of possibility and chance, inequality of goods allotted to us, a kind of general racist, unjust attitude that is pervasive."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Life, Attitude, Possibility, Anxiety, Bombs, Chance, Inequality)

"It took me fifty years to deal with the Holocaust at all. And I did it in a literary way."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Literary, Years)

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

"I think there is an element of nihilism about, but I don't think most artists feel their work is meaningless."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Work, Artists, Nihilism)

"Pop art is the inedible raised to the unspeakable."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art)

"It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Life, Sex, Superiority, Giving, Humanity)

"Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Faith, People, Character, Civil rights, Content, Justice, Lies, Skin)

"Skin is made in large measure of a protein called collagen."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Measure, Skin)

"Anyone who tries to keep track of what is happening in China is going to end up by wearing all the skin of his left ear from twirling around on it."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: End, Skin)

"Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Attitude, Positive, Saying)

"I've never felt more comfortable in my skin, I've never enjoyed life as much and I feel so lucky."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Life, Skin)

"I was asking Charlie the most important questions, and you heard the answers."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge."
- Thomas Berger
(Related: Art, Science, Knowledge, Questions)

"Philosophers are adults who persist in asking childish questions."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Questions)

"We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed research employing hundreds of workers for many years, and this cannot be done without risking the loss of independence and originality. This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Independence, Loss, May, Originality, Research, Workers, Years)

"I love being someone I'm not for a period of time. I love every minute of being in someone else's skin."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Love, Time, Being, Skin)

"Being someone I'm not for a period of time and loving every minute of being in someone else's skin."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Time, Being, Skin)

"Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Hope, Skin)

"People are always asking me about eskimos, but there are no eskimos in Iceland."
- Bjork
(Related: People)

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

"One of the reasons I don't have kids is because I think people would have been very unfair to them. Think of it. You're still asking me questions about The Exorcist."
- Linda Blair
(Related: People, Kids, Questions)

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

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

"I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit, I guess that's quite romantic."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Romantic, Visit)

"It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations."
- Vida Blue
(Related: Men, Baseball, Games, Race, Vietnam)

"It was not easy with a newborn, asking your wife to give up the family home and your security."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Family, Home, Wife, Security)

"And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: People, Learning, Questions, Want)

"I always made a point of telling the doctors I was sane, and asking to be released, but the more I endeavored to assure them of my sanity, the more they doubted it."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Doctors, Sanity)

"It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress."
- John Boehner
(Related: People, American, Congress, Economy, Job, Jobs, Months, President, Pretty, Question, Reason)

"Agents are still asking for millions of dollars for actors that don't sell one ticket."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Actors)

"On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Skin, Sun)

"Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people's children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: People, Children, Parents)

"Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Measure, Writers)

"The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Authority, Job, Needs)

"I am not a politician."
- Erskine Bowles
"I believe in cooperating for the common good."
- Erskine Bowles
"I believe in working in a bipartisan manner."
- Erskine Bowles
"And I believe in having an administration that has clearly defined goals, objectives and time lines such that it and its people can be held accountable."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Time, People, Goals, Objectives)

"It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Positive, Difference, Will)

"Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Leadership, Successful, Key)

"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)

"We live in a time today where we face fierce global competition."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Time, Competition, Today)

"You always have certain strengths and certain weaknesses, and you want to compensate for your weaknesses... I have a real duty to earn the trust of the faculty. I don't just deserve it. I have to earn it."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Trust, Duty, Want)

"I've had Irish skin from the time I was a young girl."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Time, Irish, Skin)

"I was jumping out of my skin. It was horrible. I was all over the place, because I'd never been in front of a live audience. That's a whole other element in the play, the audience."
- Lorraine Bracco
(Related: Play, Skin)

"I responded to the request because during these times when we are asking so much of our men and women in the armed services it is especially important that we properly honor those who died in the service of their country."
- Robert A. Brady
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Honor, Service)

"Somebody was asking me the other day - President Bush is now talking about freedom for the Arab world. I say, well, that's great. I was talking about that fifty years ago."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Day, Freedom, Now, President, Talking, World, Years)

"Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Talent, People, Ability, Being, Living, Names, Skin, Writer)

"Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Love, Being, Hurt, Risk, Will)

"There are more ways of skinning a cat than rubbing its fur the wrong way."
- J. Carter Brown
(Related: Wrong)

"Just tasking a team to be creative won't get you to be innovative. It's having a corporate climate that gives people the space to experiment and take risks. Only then can you truly sustain it."
- Steve Brown
(Related: People, Climate, Corporate, Space)

"It is not viable for one country to demand a right to increase and upgrade its nuclear weapons capabilities while asking others to eliminate theirs."
- John Bruton
(Related: Country, Right, Weapons)

"I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm, this body will never keep me safe from harm. I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole. If only you'd come back to me. To feel you at my side, wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Bed, Body, Hair, Harm, Lying, Skin, Will)

"Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too."
- Frederick Buechner
(Related: Peace, Knowledge, Compassion, Feeling, Joy, Skin)

"A national legal organization is giving very serious thought to using The Betrayal of America as a legal basis for asking the House Judiciary Committee to institute impeachment proceedings against these five justices."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Legal, Thought, America, Betrayal, Committee, Giving)

"Is it wrong for me to love my own? Is it wicked for me because my skin is red? Because I am Sioux? Because I was born where my father lived? Because I would die for my people and my country?"
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Love, Father, People, Country, Skin, Wrong)

"There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Truth, Nothing, Skin, Vanity)

"I cannot put this poison on my skin. I do not use anything synthetic."
- Gisele Bundchen
(Related: Poison, Skin)

"That's sort of like asking a parent who their favorite child is. It's very hard to determine. Sometimes I'll get feedback from somebody who liked this part of the show. Others like another part of the show."
- Lance Burton
(Related: Favorite)

"Some guys say beauty is only skin deep. But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain. The initial contact has to be the sniffing."
- James Caan
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Party, Skin)

"Almost everyone thinks they are a good person, but the question you should be asking is, am I good enough to go to Heaven? How would you know?"
- Candace Cameron
(Related: Heaven, Question)

"Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Charm, Question)

"In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent."
- George Canning
(Related: Commerce, Content, Fault)

"Writing this record let me recapture who I am. It is summed up in the title Be Not Nobody. You need to feel comfortable in your skin and do whatever you need to do for yourself, to heal or to grow."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Skin, Writing)

"The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Happiness, Work)

"I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable. That's why I got taken advantage of. To survive, you have to have a tough skin."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: Skin)

"Multitasking? I can't even do two things at once. I can't even do one thing at once."
- Helena Bonham Carter
"There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots."
- Stephen Carter
(Related: Skin)

"The most difficult thing for me is a portrait. You have to try and put your camera between the skin of a person and his shirt."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Skin)

"A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Marriage, Women, Husbands, Talk, Woman)

"An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up."
- George Catlin
(Related: Dress, First, Winter)

"And we are grateful to the American young men and women who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance, this dream of democracy in Iraq now."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Men, Women, People, Dream, American, Chance, Democracy, Iraq, Now)

"In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: People, Now, Questions, Will)

"I would never offer advice without the person asking for it. I, in general, don't believe in giving advice, actually, as a human being I don't."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Advice, Being, Giving)

"Burglars know there's more than one way to skin a vault."
- James Chiles
(Related: Skin)

"When you are in the family... you have more rights than when you are asking to join and knocking on the door."
- Jacques Chirac
(Related: Family, Rights)

"We can see, so we are always blind to things deeper than skin."
- Joe Chung
(Related: Blind, Skin)

"We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Blood, Europe, Forget, Nations, Rivers, Years)

"If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that?'"
- John Cleese
(Related: Life, Living, Want)

"No matter what you think about the Iraq war, there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days - we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: War, Courage, American, Bravery, Fighting, Iraq, Right, Soldiers, Vote)

"I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves, 'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly; we either overstate it or understate it."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Risk)

"Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking a plant to discuss horticulture."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Work, Artist, Talk)

"When we do a movie with the studios, they wouldn't be asking us to do it, I don't think, if it was a movie they wanted to get into themselves. What you see is what you get with us, so they let us do what we want to do."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Want)

"Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Language, Man, Prayer)

"I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Rain, Skin, Waiting)

"Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Life, People, Pleasure, Questions)

"The name of the Redskins will remain the Redskins."
- Jack K. Cooke
(Related: Name, Will)

"Having this interest here in the Redskins is the chief hobby of my life."
- Jack K. Cooke
(Related: Life, Interest)

"As long as I own this football team and long after I'm gone, they will always be the Washington Redskins."
- Jack K. Cooke
(Related: Football, Washington, Will)

"Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Justice, Mercy)

"The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, "Is there a meaning to music?" My answer would be, "Yes." And "Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be, "No.""
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Meaning, State, Words)

"I'm just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear."
- David Copperfield
(Related: People, Rain, Waiting)

"In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already."
- John Corbett
(Related: Successful, Being, Hollywood, Job, Leading, Man, Skin)

"Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. It is his business to find essences in surfaces, and what more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul?"
- Richard Corliss
(Related: Business, Life, Soul, Artist, Skin)

"On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin, and then they look at your clothes, and by the time they're listening to what you're saying, you're off the screen."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Time, People, Clothes, Hair, Listening, Saying, Skin)

"Production was what I always wanted to do, even when I was skating. I'm a bit of a sponge. When I was going around competing I was always asking, 'What does that light do?' If you want to be successful, you have to understand what people are doing around you."
- Robin Cousins
(Related: People, Successful, Light, Production, Want)

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

"You're asking the wrong girl about fame. I'm hardly famous. I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else."
- Nikki Cox
(Related: Fame, Famous, Trade, Want, Wrong)

"It's not a very secure industry. I've spoken to a couple of people recently who had a successful TV show and then found themselves absolutely skint and struggling to find a job."
- Mackenzie Crook
(Related: People, Successful, Job)

"I can imagine myself on my death-bed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Death, Kiss, First, Lust, Woman, World)

"I think people are going to keep asking me about Macaulay. Some things change and some things don't."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Change, People)

"There are all sorts of reasons why I don't do much work in the theatre, the main one being that after two performances I feel I've given all I can. I hate repetition, I really do. It's like asking a painter to paint he same picture every day of his life."
- Peter Cushing
(Related: Life, Work, Being, Day, Hate, Repetition, Theatre)

"I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan."
- Mary Daly
(Related: Equality, Church, Woman)

"A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan."
- Mary Daly
(Related: Equality, Church, Woman)

"We're doing Circle of Snakes, we open up with Skin Carver and we are throwing in Skull Forest later on."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Open, Skin)

"I know that Duke made a number of demands, including that the attorney general drop its investigation. We have no intention of asking the attorney general to do that."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Intention, Investigation)

"May was young and beautiful, we were legally married, but she was caught in the prison of my skin."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: May, Prison, Skin)

"Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book. A more interesting answer might come from asking them why they wrote their second one."
- Len Deighton
(Related: First, Writers)

"And then it was working with Bob Hoskins, who I had never worked with before - except radio. It was like being given a wonderful meal - full of the things you love most."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Love, Being)

"In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim. All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal, but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son that really gets under your skin."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Love, Father, Son, Magic, Skin)

"Kids called me 'Skeletor' as a kid because I was so skinny."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Kids)

"Personally, I don't like watching violence. I'd much rather see more skin."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Skin, Violence)

"It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I'd be rotten to the core."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Skin)

"I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink."
- Joe DiMaggio
(Related: Thought)

"It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things, and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter to look into our living rooms night after night."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Living, Night)

"Well, I don't know. It's long, it's longer than both of the other books put together, so it's more ambitious. I think I get under the skin of the people a lot more than in the other books."
- Cory Doctorow
(Related: People, Books, Skin)

"To me the definition of true masculinity - and femininity, too - is being able to lay in your own skin comfortably."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Being, Femininity, Masculinity, Skin)

"People write me from all over the country, asking me, and sometimes even telling me, what they think a poet laureate should do. I found that immensely valuable."
- Rita Dove
(Related: People, Country)

"Going to the library was the one place we got to go without asking for permission. And they let us choose what we wanted to read. It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Feeling)

"Man is the only animal that can be skinned more than once."
- Jimmy Durante
(Related: Man)

"I'm a lot more grounded now, a lot more settled in my skin."
- Clea Duvall
(Related: Now, Skin)

"A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there."
- Meister Eckhart
(Related: Soul, Heart, Being)

"I knew exactly what I was, and there was no hang-up with me. None whatsoever. The fact that the pigment of my skin maybe being lighter brown than other people of my race, maybe some of them, but you know our race has all colors."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: People, Being, Colors, Fact, Race, Skin)

"You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: Time, Compassion, Listening, Open, Parents, Questions, Schools, Students, Teachers)

"If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters, you become the skinny kid on the beach, and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face."
- Michael Eisner
(Related: Business, People, Beach, Mind)

"I think it is fair to say that it is under a great deal of stress, and if I am asking for significant changes, it is because the world is going through significant changes."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Stress, World)

"There are two types of courage involved with what I did. When it comes to picking up a rifle, millions of people are capable of doing that, as we see in Iraq or Vietnam. But when it comes to risking their careers, or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment, it turns out that's remarkably rare."
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Related: People, Courage, Being, Careers, Iraq, Vietnam)

"Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words."
- Paul Engle
(Related: Poetry, Power, Ideas, Emotions, Language, Skin, Words)

"In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where she wants and gets up and goes."
- John Erskine
(Related: Leader)

"Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
- John Erskine
(Related: Government, People, Books, Painting)

"Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing."
- John Erskine
(Related: Music, Language, Sarcastic)

"Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information."
- John Erskine
(Related: Decision, Exercise, Information, Opinion, Will)

"There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me."
- John Erskine
(Related: Beauty, Charm, Difference, Woman)

"There is no point in launching technology before customers are ready to use it."
- Peter Erskine
(Related: Technology)

"The job of buildings is to improve human relations: architecture must ease them, not make them worse."
- Ralph Erskine
(Related: Architecture, Job)

"I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence."
- Thomas Erskine
(Related: Constitution, Dignity, English, Existence, Independence, Integrity, Justice, Will)

"In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude."
- Thomas Erskine
(Related: Religion, Gratitude, Ethics, Grace, New testament)

"How do you dare to ask me for a solution? It's like asking Seneca for a solution. You remember what he did? He committed suicide!"
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Solution)

"But if you're asking my opinion, I would argue that a social justice approach should be central to medicine and utilized to be central to public health. This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Health, Care, Justice, Medicine, Opinion, Public)

"Magneto has a whole lot of complexity to him. Emotionally, he's coming from a very damaged place. I like the ambivalence of it. I want the audience leaving the theater wondering, asking the questions themselves rather than being spoon-fed like a lot of these super-villain characters."
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Being, Complexity, Questions, Theater, Want)

"Constantly risking absurdity and death whenever he performs above the heads of his audience, the poet, like an acrobat, climbs on rhyme to a high wire of his own making."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Death, Absurdity)

"Asking the author of historical novels to teach you about history is like expecting the composer of a melody to provide answers about radio transmission."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: History, Answers)

"People are still asking me if I knew Star Wars was going to be that big of a hit. Yes, we all knew. The only one who didn't know was George."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: People)

"To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: May, Post)

"Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Family, Quarrels, Rules, Skin, Wounds)

"There is no point in asking a man a question until you have established whether he has any reason to lie to you."
- Ken Follet
(Related: Lie, Man, Question, Reason)

"Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Skin)

"Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Skin, Terror)

"Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals, everyone starts asking him about it."
- Just Fontaine
(Related: Goals)

"If you're asking me to acknowledge that I've gotten older, I can do that."
- Harrison Ford
"But nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear or to merge in something else."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Causes, Nothing, Question)

"Besides the mistakes that are pointed out, I love the way readers become involved with the characters. When readers start asking about character motivations instead of concentrating on the special effects, it means you're connecting with them on a personal level."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Love, Character, Mistakes)

"Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone."
- Redd Foxx
(Related: Beauty, Deep, May, Skin, Ugly)

"A stem cell is essentially a blank cell capable of becoming another, more differentiated cell-type in the body, such as a skin cell, a muscle cell or a nerve cell."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Body, Skin)

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

"Let me tell you about being executive producer. It is not a job, it's a title. Don't go around asking executive producers what they do because they don't do anything, alright?"
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Being, Job)

"Painting is sometimes like those recipes where you do all manner of elaborate things to a duck, and then end up putting it on one side and only using the skin."
- Lucian Freud
(Related: End, Painting, Skin)

"If I was in a room with a bunch of skinheads talking about racism, then I would be disturbed, but after we finished a take, we were normal people again."
- Edward Furlong
(Related: People, Racism, Talking)

"Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Soul, Heart, Longing, Prayer, Weakness, Words)

"I lost 30 pounds to play my character in 'The Mexican', but people don't take to skinny mafia men, and I don't feel right when I'm thin."
- James Gandolfini
(Related: Men, People, Character, Play, Right)

"The term 'celebrity' makes my skin crawl."
- Janeane Garofalo
(Related: Skin)

"I refused David Letterman's proposal of marriage for obvious reasons, but thanks for asking."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Marriage, Obvious)

"The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Greatness, Shame, Skin, Symbol)

"You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Soul, Giving, Skin)

"You create your opportunities by asking for them."
- Shakti Gawain
"People keep asking how anthropology is different from sociology, and everybody gets nervous."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: People, Anthropology)

"He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it."
- Henry George
(Related: Truth)

"I don't think that bravery is about skin. Bravery is about a willingness to show emotional need."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Bravery, Skin)

"You know, I think that allowing somebody, one mere person to believe that he or she is like, the vessel you know, like the font and the essence and the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun."
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Related: Mystery, Responsibility, Sun)

"By asking a novel question that you don't know the answer to, you discover whether you can formulate a way of finding the answer, and you stretch your own mind, and very often you learn something new."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Mind, Question)

"When you are skinning your customers, you should leave some skin on to grow again so that you can skin them again."
- Nikki Giovanni
(Related: Skin)

"I don't think a movie today that captured all the things that we did in the seventies could come close, because it's like asking to recreate the seventies and the audience sensibilities and that's impossible."
- Paul M. Glaser
(Related: Today)

"There wouldn't be half as much fun in the world if it weren't for children and men, and there ain't a mite of difference between them under the skins."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Men, Children, Difference, Fun, World)

"They sent me the script, asking me to play the part of a general. I have never played the part of an authority figure. I've never thought of myself that way. I was uncomfortable with it, but I worked at it and knew I had a guttural voice for a general."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Thought, Authority, Play, Voice)

"The hardened mass of liquid stones had much stronger qualities than those which had simply torn. The skin remained a recognisable part of the molten stone."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Skin)

"I have a really hard time writing my own lyrics for this record, because one, I had to write so many and also I was kind of perplexed by the idea of how I was going to sing and play... because at that time, we hadn't really thought about asking someone else."
- Kim Gordon
(Related: Time, Thought, Idea, Play, Writing)

"If you don't fix latent failures in your system, you're asking for trouble."
- John Gould
(Related: Trouble)

"You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world."
- Sheilah Graham
(Related: Energy, Skin, Want, World)

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

"You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings."
- Catherine the Great
(Related: Men, Living)

"The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers."
- Brian Greene
(Related: Answers, Boldness, Deep, Flexibility, May, Questions)

"And that was what I was asking to happen and I was told that the indictment would be signed, but I was coming to the end of my one-year contract, I had to return to New Zealand for personal reasons."
- Tony Greig
(Related: End)

"In effect, I was asking that if Russia mobilized against Austria, the German Government, who had been supporting the Austrian demand on Serbia, should ask Austria to consider some modification of her demands, under the threat of Russian mobilization."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Government, Effect, Russia)

"That's what he was saying, the civil rights movement - judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It's by my character."
- Pam Grier
(Related: Character, Civil rights, Saying, Skin)

"Does a black person make them an African American? No. There are Hispanics that are very, very dark skinned so the word has lost its meaning, it's not a very concise or proper word to use even today and it wasn't then."
- Pam Grier
(Related: African, American, Meaning, Today, Word)

"Anyone who agrees to be interviewed must decide where to draw the line between what is public and what is private. But the line can shift, depending on who is asking the questions."
- Terry Gross
(Related: Public, Questions)

"Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes."
- Che Guevara
(Related: Skin, Will)

"If a man's from Texas, he'll tell you. If he's not, why embarrass him by asking?"
- John Gunther
(Related: Man)

"Everyone keeps asking me, What are you doing? I say, Why do I need to do anything? I'm rich."
- Steve Guttenberg
"Underneath all the skin, we're all the same."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Skin)

"I am atheist in a very religious mould. I'm always asking myself the big questions. Where did we come from? Is there a meaning to all of this? When I find myself in church, I edit the hymns as I sing them."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Church, Meaning, Questions, Religious)

"Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers."
- Robert Half
(Related: Answers, Giving, Questions, Right, Skill)

"The English never smash in a face. They merely refrain from asking it to dinner."
- Margaret Halsey
(Related: English)

"Of the thousands of people, celebrated and unknown, who have sat before my camera, I am often asked who was the most difficult subject, or the easiest, or which picture is my favorite. This last question is like asking a mother which child she likes the most."
- Philippe Halsman
(Related: Mother, People, Favorite, Question)

"You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Goal, May, Worth)

"Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs."
- Christopher Hampton
(Related: Dogs, Writer)

"I do not believe that the colour of one's skin determines whether you are disadvantaged."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Skin)

"You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Food, Skin, Wine)

"Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Democracy)

"Treat the other man's faith gently: it is all he has to believe with."
- Henry S. Haskins
(Related: Faith, Man)

"Some people are like wheelbarrows; useful only when pushed, and very easily upset. The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing."
- Henry S. Haskins
(Related: Time, People, Nothing, Talking)

"Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses, which if given occasional release would encourage the living of life with salt in it, in place of dust."
- Henry S. Haskins
(Related: Life, Impulses, Living, Man)

"Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity."
- Henry S. Haskins
(Related: Behavior, Mediocrity)

"When a thing is not worth overdoing, leave it alone!"
- Henry S. Haskins
(Related: Worth)

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

"My eyes are too big, my nose is too flat, my ears stick out, my mouth is too big and my face is too small... my body is thin as a clarinet and my ankles are so skinny that I wear two pairs of bobby socks because I don't want people to see how thin they are."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: People, Body, Eyes, Want)

"Effective management always means asking the right question."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Management, Question, Right)

"The thing I hate most in acting is asking permission to do things. What you really want to do is say, 'This is my need; this is what's going to get me further; this is what's going to be alive. I don't ever say, 'Do you mind if...?' I just come in and do it."
- Lance Henriksen
(Related: Acting, Hate, Mind, Want)

"Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colors that are but skin-deep."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Colors, Gay, Skin, Temptation)

"Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colours, that are but skin-deep."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Gay, Skin, Temptation)

"Could people be trained to be less gullible? Or are you as stuck with gullibility as you are with skin colour?"
- Keith Henson
(Related: People, Skin)

"Even my parents are so cute, and they deal with every movie of mine excellently. They check with me ever so casually by asking 'Now how much of nudity are we going to see in this one?'"
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Cute, Nudity, Parents)

"In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep."
- Robert Herrick
(Related: Kings, Moderation, Sheep, Skin)

"Scotty heard that I was thinking about quitting Apple because of his actions, so he called me into his office and asked what it would take for me to stay? I said, maybe if I could work on the Mac project, which Steve had just taken over from Jef Raskin."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Work, Actions, Office, Project, Quitting, Thinking)

"Extreme Makeover... they help people that are uncomfortable in their own skin. They really change lives."
- Steven Hill
(Related: Change, People, Extreme, Help, Skin)

"I once was interviewed and got so exasperated that I said, 'What do you want, a shopping list?' They kept asking, 'What's in this picture?'"
- Howard Hodgkin
(Related: Want)

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

"I'm trying to eliminate every vestige of my own personality, style, approach and get into somebody else's skin. Sometimes I feel I've accomplished it. But when I don't, I'm nobody at all, having left myself at home."
- Judy Holliday
(Related: Home, Personality, Skin, Style, Trying)

"A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Existence, Man, May, Question)

"A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Time, Thought, Circumstances, Content, Living, May, Skin, Word)

"I think people expect mud at festivals, I think you'd be asking for your money back if you didn't get it."
- Peter Hook
(Related: Money, People)

"We judge on the basis of what somebody looks like, skin color, whether we think they're beautiful or not. That space on the Internet allows you to converse with somebody with none of those things involved."
- Bell Hooks
(Related: Internet, Skin, Space)

"Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain."
- Horace
(Related: Fortune, Gain, Tomorrow)

"I've watched films and even forgotten I'm in them."
- Bob Hoskins
"If a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act."
- A. E. Housman
(Related: Poetry, Act, Memory, Skin)

"Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act."
- A. E. Housman
(Related: Experience, Poetry, Thoughts, Act, Memory, Skin)

"Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Poor, Sense, Skin)

"When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Friend, Trouble)

"Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Forgiveness, Man, Treatment)

"The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Fool, Skin)

"And when I started college, I think I was good at two things: arguing and asking questions."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: College, Questions)

"The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything except inside their bureau."
- David Hunt
(Related: Intelligence, Authority, Community, Security)

"I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand."
- William H. Hunt
(Related: Art, People, Balance, Giving, Harm, Talking)

"A bit of lusting after someone does wonders for the skin."
- Elizabeth Hurley
(Related: Skin, Wonders)

"The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: College)

"I saw a guy being really abusive to his girlfriend. She was asking people to help, but no one would. When he grabbed her, I tried to separate them, but he turned on me. I punched him and knocked him down. It wasn't a scandal; I was just doing what anybody should."
- Timothy Hutton
(Related: People, Girlfriend, Being, Help, Scandal)

"I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired."
- Janis Ian
(Related: Beauty, Love, Truth, Girls, School, Smiles)

"And people coming up asking for autographs, there's only one time when it kind of bothers me: when I'm eating."
- Enrique Iglesias
(Related: Time, People, Eating)

"It's good to have to put yourself in someone else's skin. It's all-consuming."
- Natalie Imbruglia
(Related: Skin)

"You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality."
- Amy Irving
(Related: Food, Music, Blood, Sexuality, Skin, Taste, Water, Wind)

"I have pretty thick skin, and I think if you're going to be in this business, if you're going to be an actor or a writer, you better have a thick skin."
- John Irving
(Related: Business, Actor, Pretty, Skin, Writer)

"We also quoted Robert Luskin, Rove's attorney, acknowledging that Rove did speak to Cooper late on the week prior to the article coming out, which would have been July 10 or 11."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: July)

"Mr. Luskin also says that Rove did not knowingly disclose classified information and did not tell any reporters that Valerie Plame worked for the C.I.A."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Information)

"My mother kept asking me, 'When are you going to do a gospel album?' And I've always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was going on about it, so mom started hounding me more."
- Alan Jackson
(Related: Mom, Mother)

"The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person's capabilities and qualifications, not on the color of his or her skin."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: History, Jobs, President, Skin)

"But since you're asking me, I'll tell you my opinion: all cornbread is authentic, as long as it's good, hot, and made with love and fresh ingredients."
- Jeremy Jackson
(Related: Love)

"So here we are today with a new conversation. When University of Georgia plays Georgia Tech, it's uniform color versus skin color. We have - we've overcome that level of racial fear."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Fear, Conversation, Skin, Today, University)

"Baby, black promoters oppressed me before white promoters ever got hold of me. Don't talk skin to me."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Baby, Skin, Talk)

"Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: God)

"I have a skin disorder that destroys the pigmentation of my skin, it's something that I cannot help, OK?"
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Disorder, Help, Skin)

"The only difference between me and those other great Yankees is my skin color."
- Reggie Jackson
(Related: Difference, Skin)

"A building is hard to judge. It takes many years to find out whether it works. It's not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: People, Building, Office, Years)

"It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true."
- William James
(Related: Faith, Result)

"I'm not talking ideas, or even presentation. It's like in politics: You have to sell something to become an electric player - like your skin or your heart."
- Keith Jarrett
(Related: Heart, Ideas, Skin, Talking)

"It is no use asking me or anyone else how to dig... Better to go and watch a man digging, and then take a spade and try to do it."
- Gertrude Jekyll
(Related: Man)

"Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they're knocking on doors that are not open."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Death, People, Day, Defeat, Open, Solution)

"If you're asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Exercise, Kids, Practice)

"I did write a letter to the archdiocese who'd banned the song, Only the Good Die Young, asking them to ban my next record."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Song)

"I was a little, skinny, runt kid, and I decided that bowling was what I was going to do in life."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Life)

"We have such a high drop-out rate from musicians, said the head of the college. He was right - I dropped out before I even dropped in. Months later they were still asking what had happened to me, not realising that I was on a UK tour."
- Holly Johnson
(Related: College, Months, Musicians, Right)

"Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Education, Men, Opportunity, Blind, Fact, Justice, Race, Will)

"I like everything. Boyish girls, girlish boys, the heavy and the skinny. Which is a problem when I'm walking down the street."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Boys, Girls, Walking)

"Honestly, I like everything, boyish girls, girlish boys, the heavy and the skinny."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"I don't see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws. People have really odd opinions. They tell me I'm skinny, as if that's supposed to make me happy."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: People, Flaws, Opinions)

"Groupies to me, were people who followed you around. Familiar faces who were always there, asking for autographs. We have more of those now, but they're not sexual."
- Davy Jones
(Related: People, Faces, Now)

"The discoloration is very minimal. I have not turned blue. The extent of skin discoloration is not even remotely near what the news media are saying. It is barely noticeable."
- Stan Jones
(Related: Media, News, Saying, Skin)

"Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to ache would be too much."
- Jackie Joyner-Kersee
(Related: Body, Hurt)

"It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Ecstasy, Feet, Present, Will, World)

"I love you more than my own skin."
- Frida Kahlo
(Related: Love, Skin)

"This hearing came about very quickly. I do have a few preliminary comments, but I suspect you're more interested in asking questions, and I'll be happy to respond to those questions to the best of my ability."
- David Kay
(Related: Ability, Hearing, Questions)

"If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility."
- Paul Keating
(Related: Humility, Pride)

"That's like asking a cobbler if he's made too many pairs of shoes."
- Harvey Keitel
"I went to Marymount College in New York City with a lot of kids whose parents paid their way, and I wouldn't even have thought of asking my parents - they couldn't afford it, not with six kids!"
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Thought, College, Kids, Parents)

"Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment."
- Anthony Kennedy
(Related: Investigation, Police, Questions, Sense)

"The question arises whether all lawyers are the same. This is like asking whether everything that gets into a sewer is garbage."
- Florynce R. Kennedy
(Related: Lawyers, Question)

"Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Ideas, Skin)

"If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Change, Content, Man, Right, Skin)

"I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?"
- Jean Kerr
(Related: Beauty, Being, Deep, Nonsense, Skin, Want)

"When you are skinning your customers, you should leave some skin on to heal, so that you can skin them again."
- Nikita Khrushchev
(Related: Skin)

"Since I have fair skin, I have to stay out of the sun. I can't stand the sun. I dyed my hair red for a while during the 1990s but I'm actually a natural blonde."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Hair, Skin, Sun)

"I am actually 7 foot and and one-half inches tall. I say Seven two because it's easier. Unlike some tall skinny guys I am really "big" weighing around 350 pounds."
- Richard Kiel
"But this is Miami, you can't come to Miami and not show any skin. You gotta show something. If you're all covered up in this heat, you're gonna make me pass out out just to look at you. It's sweaty in Miami-but the diamonds will keep me cool."
- Lil' Kim
(Related: Skin, Will)

"If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Cause, Freedom, Intemperance, Welfare)

"I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: People, Character, Content, Day, Skin, Will)

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Dream, Character, Children, Content, Day, Nation, Skin, Will)

"You're trying to find new ideas in people. I always think to myself, what question I am least comfortable asking the person? And then I make sure I ask it early in the interview."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: People, Ideas, Question, Trying)

"They been callin up here, asking when I am gonna get out. When I hit bricks, it all belongs to me."
- Suge Knight
"Remember before nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I was total skinny, I was small, very strong, they may be don't like to see a gymnastics like that. I don't know but, gymnastics, might. Nineteen seventy two supposed to be change somewhere."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Change, Games, May)

"Media companies, under the guise of piracy, are asking congress to give them more control over fair use. Hollywood wants to control innovation."
- Joe Krauss
(Related: Control, Congress, Hollywood, Innovation, Media)

"The film was made in 1973. It was a golden time for people to experiment without risking, for example, AIDS. Today one has to be so much more careful and I don't think a character like that could exist now."
- Sylvia Kristel
(Related: Time, People, Character, Example, Film, Now, Today)

"I think there are different ways of being rigorous, and I am asking people to be as rigorous in their pleasure as in their criticism."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: People, Being, Criticism, Pleasure)

"That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Age, Religion, Sex, Being, Dignity, Language, Race, Skin)

"Yes, some people say to me you're too skinny, but never a skinny person says that to me, only people who could lose a few pounds say that."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: People)

"It's only I have seen enough of it and the funny thing is now, I know that I'm skinny, because I know there are even smaller clothes in the store. I think I'm big, when I was big, I never thought about it."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Funny, Thought, Clothes, Now)

"I just got a call one day from Ringo asking me if I wanted to go out on the tour. It was as simple as that. He was putting together this band and he heard of me in the context of doing this and he gave me a call. I jumped at the chance."
- Greg Lake
(Related: Chance, Day)

"Yes, exercise is the catalyst. That's what makes everything happen: your digestion, your elimination, your sex life, your skin, hair, everything about you depends on circulation. And how do you increase circulation?"
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Life, Sex, Exercise, Hair, Skin)

"We're not afraid of risking what was our success yesterday in order to explore some new field. We're adventurous. We like the challenge of unknown territory, unknown artistic field, and that's what stimulates us."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Success, Challenge, Order, Yesterday)

"Congress should stop treating veterans like they're asking for a hand out when it comes to the benefits they were promised, and they should realize that, were it not for these veterans, there would be nothing to hand out."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Benefits, Congress, Nothing, Veterans)

"There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Life, Country, Nothing)

"The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother: If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody, why not do it that way?"
- Richard Land
(Related: Advice, President, Skin)

"The color of somebody's skin or the way he wears his hair or clothes has nothing to do with anything."
- Judge Mills Lane
(Related: Clothes, Hair, Nothing, Skin)

"A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species."
- Walter Lang
"The questions worth asking, in other words, come not from other people but from nature, and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned out by the noise of everyday life."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Life, Nature, People, Questions, Words, Worth)

"It is neither the statesman nor the friend who is asking your help and assistance, but simply the man."
- Pierre Laval
(Related: Friend, Help, Man)

"Anyway, what makes people look youthful is the quality of their skin and I don't think you can change that."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Change, Quality, People, Skin)

"Why hate someone for the color of their skin when there are much better reasons to hate them."
- Denis Leary
(Related: Hate, Skin)

"I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism. I am not involved in the story. I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions. I am not the story."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Journalism, Practice, Questions)

"Everyone keeps asking you for pictures, and after a while you get tired of that. I always say, They are in the archives."
- Annie Leibovitz
"That was the era when we might have destroyed Russia completely and not even skinned our elbows doing it."
- Curtis Lemay
(Related: Russia)

"It doesn't matter how long my hair is or what colour my skin is or whether I'm a woman or a man."
- John Lennon
(Related: Hair, Man, Skin, Woman)

"Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It's taken some time, but now I feel I've truly paid my dues. I guess I'm at a point now where I'm more comfortable in my own skin."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Time, Artist, Now, Skin, Years)

"I live in my house as I live inside my skin: I know more beautiful, more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins: but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine."
- Primo Levi
"When you're a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx, you don't get fed up too easily."
- Daniel Libeskind
"Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics, it's about experience, it's about participation, it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Life, Experience, Calculations, Obvious, Participation, Statistics)

"Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: History, Life, Europe, Future)

"The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, we're trying to keep a huge juggling act in balance, with the tower as just one of the many balls in play."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Act, Balance, Fact, Freedom, Play, Press, Trying)

"There are more people living in Lower Manhattan now than before the terrorist attacks. That's faith for you. There's such a strong spirit here."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Faith, People, Living, Now, Spirit)

"To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Architecture, History)

"We all came to see that site. We all walked around it. It is already sacred."
- Daniel Libeskind
"We will work with everybody for the good of New York."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Work, Will)

"Larry wanted us to reposition the tower. We wouldn't, and won't. He's been holding back our fees. We want to get paid. And that's it. It'll get solved and we'll carry on with planning Ground Zero."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Planning, Want)

"Well, I think one doesn't really have to invent this memorial space, because it is already there. And it is speaking with a voice and, you know, 4 million of us came to see the site."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Space, Voice)

"The Spiral Gallery may happen, too. It is not dependent on government funding."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Government, May)

"Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Architecture, Idea, Winning, Competition)

"Well, I didn't want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have - really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Power, People, Sky, Want)

"And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant. You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass, but as really the substance of the American Dream."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Dream, America, American, Liberty)

"There will be a competition for the memorial. And then it can be developed with trees, with planting. It can become a very beautiful place protected from the streets, because it is below. And it can be something very moving and very private."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Competition, Trees, Will)

"It's about how to bring together the seemingly contradictory aspects of the memorial, which is about a tragedy and how it changed the world, but also about creating a vital and beautiful city of the 21st century."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Tragedy, World)

"And it is very moving because one has to see the site not as just another site of development but it is a very special site. It is a site that souls and hearts of all Americans."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Development, Americans)

"And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Design, Needs)

"Cities are the greatest creations of humanity."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Cities, Humanity)

"I don't get to sleep when I'm in New York. Really. I'm living on adrenaline."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Living, Sleep)

"I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and profundity of it means to all of us."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Architecture)

"I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Design, Awareness, Museums)

"I'm not Candide, nor Dr Pangloss, but we know that faith moves mountains."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Faith, Mountains)

"It's a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Responsibility)

"It's a project that touched me as an immigrant and as a New Yorker."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Project)

"And of course I like Berlin a lot. It's such an interesting city."
- Daniel Libeskind
"I used to be very shy. When I first started, I had to go to a casting, and I had to go in a bikini. I thought I was too skinny. But I went in and got the job! And that's how I started."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Thought, First)

"After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Miracles)

"No one is asking what happened to all the homeless. No one cares, because it's easier to get on the subway and not be accosted."
- Richard Linklater
"More than 70 percent of seniors are asking for more time. It is long overdue for Congress to listen and make sure that seniors have a prescription drug plan that works for them."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Time, Congress)

"When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up, with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body."
- Heather Locklear
(Related: Baby, Body, Growing up)

"I'm not skinny for the wrong reasons. It's not because I'm bulimic or anorexic or doing drugs. Compared to a lot of actresses my age, I'm actually overweight."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Age, Drugs, Wrong)

"I'll fly Away took place in the 50's and 60's in America's South, and there are a couple of scenes where me and my friends are supposed to be skinny dipping with these girls."
- Jeremy London
(Related: America, Friends, Girls)

"The roles for South Asians may have increased by a decent number but there has been a negligible change in the quality of these roles. We still have to fight stereotypes. Fortunately, I've had the priviledge of working with people who look beyond the color of your skin."
- Lavrenti Lopes
(Related: Change, Quality, People, Fight, May, Skin)

"Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Beauty, Balance, Body, Deep, Mind, Skin, Spirit)

"There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Mother, Key, Want, Woman)

"Fabio kept asking me out, but I knew we'd never get his ego through the door."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Ego)

"People are always asking me what it's like to be Judy Garland's daughter. It's hard to be a legend's child."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Daughter, People)

"NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Scientists, Skin, Space)

"The reason this resolution was delayed had nothing to do with anything Karl did or failed to do."
- Robert Luskin
(Related: Nothing, Reason, Resolution)

"At the request of the special counsel, Mr. Rove will not discuss the substance of his testimony."
- Robert Luskin
(Related: Will)

"The expectations are that when this investigation is completed, Fitzgerald will make the appropriate decision, which is not to charge Karl with any criminal offenses."
- Robert Luskin
(Related: Decision, Expectations, Investigation, Will)

"The one thing that's absolutely clear is that Karl was not the source for the leak and there's no basis for any additional speculation."
- Robert Luskin
"The special counsel has not advised Mr. Rove that he is a target of the investigation and affirmed that he has made no decision concerning charges."
- Robert Luskin
(Related: Decision, Investigation)

"I was upset with Delbert, because there he was going again and pushing me out in front, without asking me."
- Cheryl Lynn
"Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Soul, Enthusiasm, Skin, Years)

"I have good genes. My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American. They both have good skin."
- Virginia Madsen
(Related: Mother, Father, American, Irish, Skin)

"I spent a lot of time in churches. If you go to a synagogue, someone is always asking if you're alone, if you're married. In a church, in a hundred years no one would ask."
- Peter Malkin
(Related: Time, Church, Churches, Years)

"What do you want most to do? That's what I have to keep asking myself, in the face of difficulties."
- Katherine Mansfield
(Related: Difficulties, Want)

"Overall my race hasn't been a problem. I'm a Black artist with White skin. At the end of the day you have to sing what's in your own soul."
- Teena Marie
(Related: Soul, Artist, Day, End, Race, Skin)

"The Brown decision promised that every child, regardless of the color of his or her skin, would have unequivocal access to quality education and an equal opportunity to pursue his/her dreams."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Dreams, Education, Quality, Opportunity, Decision, Skin)

"What is jazz? It, It's almost like asking, What is French? Jazz is a musical language. It's a musical dialect that actually embodies the spirit of America."
- Branford Marsalis
(Related: America, Jazz, Language, Spirit)

"There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination."
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Imagination, Work, Acting, Mystery, Questions)

"If Bill jumps into something that relies on a lot of cymbals, I'll jump into something that relies on a lot of skin sounds; if he goes into metal tones, I'll go into wood, and so on. I basically play in his holes."
- Pat Mastelotto
(Related: Play, Skin, Wood)

"God does not begin by asking our ability, only our availability, and if we prove our dependability, He will increase our capability."
- Neal A. Maxwell
(Related: God, Ability, Will)

"I think by that time I knew where Chewie was going, and he left me to do what was called for, because the character had been well established. You know, it was like putting on a second skin by that time."
- Peter Mayhew
(Related: Time, Character, Skin)

"Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Favorite, Name)

"It might seem unfair to reward a person for having so much pleasure over the years, asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and then watching its responses."
- Barbara McClintock
(Related: Pleasure, Problems, Reward, Years)

"I'm not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who can stand back and look at the whole edifice... It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it, like a snake leaving his skin behind."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Intellectuals, Skin)

"By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage."
- Ian Mcewan
(Related: Faith, People, Future, Idealism, Justice, Sense)

"Learn to know every man under you, get under his skin, know his faults. Then cater to him - with kindness or roughness as his case may demand."
- John McGraw
(Related: Faults, Kindness, Man, May, Skin)

"Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge."
- David Mellor
(Related: Lawyers)

"It's a risk casting anyone against type or what they're known to do. But there's one thing better than having a great actor, which is having a great actor who's never done what you're asking him to do. He's hungry to get out of the trailer every day and hungry to test himself."
- Sam Mendes
(Related: Actor, Day, Risk)

"The problem is, of course, that these interest groups are all asking for changes, but their enthusiasm for change rapidly disappears when it affects the core of their own interests."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Change, Enthusiasm, Interest)

"My career at Warner Brothers consisted of one musical short subject. I was running around in a bear skin. Very chic."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Brothers, Career, Running, Skin)

"Skinheads are becoming part of our overall movement."
- Tom Metzger
"What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?"
- Michelangelo
(Related: Blind, Fact, Skin, Spirit)

"Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Skin)

"I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters, risking their lives to protect others, but we need to protect our protectors with the best equipment training and resources."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Training)

"Whether or not our system of Indian management has been a success during the past ten, fifty, or hundred years is almost answered in the asking."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Success, Management, Past, Years)

"Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'"
- Henry Miller
(Related: Work, Joy, Question, Will)

"I'm not against asking the audience to work, but I think what you have now is a sort of gratuitous deconstruction as a result of a fashion of literary deconstructionism indicating that there are no meanings."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Work, Fashion, Literary, Now, Result)

"Being the only non-Black was a unique experience. After a few weeks, you're not aware of skin color differences. You see the color; you're not blind, but it doesn't matter. You see the human being first."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Experience, Being, Blind, First, Skin)

"Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin, 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity, but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn't trade. Women who lie about their age - 'why?'"
- Demi Moore
(Related: Age, Women, Lie, Gravity, Sense, Skin, Trade)

"I speak relatively little, except when I'm at home and I'm asking for things."
- Roger Moore
(Related: Home)

"You know, I don't play the race card a lot. I'm half-black, half-white, and I'm proud of - my skin is brown. The world sees me as a black man, but my mother didn't raise me as a black man. She didn't raise me as a white guy."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: Mother, Man, Play, Race, Skin, World)

"For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people."
- Thomas More
(Related: People, Folly, Houses, Rain, Skin)

"I have this very strange sensitive skin. If I put anything on it but this one product, it erupts into a rash."
- Rebecca De Mornay
(Related: Skin)

"When I heard his first songs, Dylan was answering certain questions that I had all my life been asking myself."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Life, First, Questions, Songs)

"You know a lot of what worked on this was taken from Harry Potter 2, the little Doby character, we had a lot of our skin stuff worked out and that helped a lot. We have a lot of exchange happening."
- Dennis Muren
(Related: Character, Skin)

"I think cheese smells funny, but I feel bananas "are" funny. I'm assuming Swamp told the whole story of the executives seriously asking us to replace the banana with cheese because they thought it was funnier."
- Joe Murray
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"If you are asking for my point of view, I would say that the Palestinians should go back to Palestine."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Palestine)

"Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think."
- Adela Florence Nicolson
(Related: Men, Love, Quality, Thought, Gods, Fight, Sin, Skin)

"I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Death, Error, Giving, Living, Losing, Suffering)

"The reason given by the President in asking Congress to declare war against Germany is that the German government has declared certain war zones, within which, by the use of submarines, she sinks, without notice, American ships and destroys American lives."
- George William Norris
(Related: Government, War, American, Congress, Germany, President, Reason, Ships)

"In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that if we did it without European and East Asian support, we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq, and that is a very undesirable exchange."
- William Odom
(Related: Alliance, Europe, Fact, Iraq, Losing, Support)

"And I'm asking for your support because I want to defend America, as I've said before, from becoming a socialist nation."
- Christine O'Donnell
(Related: America, Nation, Support, Want)

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Being)

"The statesman shears the sheep; the politician skins them."
- Austin O'Malley
(Related: Sheep)

"In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin."
- Austin O'Malley
(Related: Sheep, Skin, Taxes)

"You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Children, Growing up)

"It's funny that all these goths paint their faces with such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin, I am that pale!"
- Kelly Osbourne
(Related: Funny, Faces, Goths, Skin)

"Beauty is only skin deep."
- Thomas Overbury
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Skin)

"Skin has become inadequate in interfacing with reality. Technology has become the body's new membrane of existence."
- Nam June Paik
(Related: Technology, Body, Existence, Reality, Skin)

"Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Beauty, Being, Skin)

"I don't know who decided that skinny was more appealing than not skinny. It seems arbitrary."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
"But today I felt different, today I forgot how long it takes to get into the skin of a character and I remembered it, because today I actually got into that skin and it felt so different."
- Estelle Parsons
(Related: Character, Skin, Today)

"While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain."
- Ed Pastor
(Related: Gain, Iraq, Resolution, Soldiers)

"I have so much residue crap in my hair from years and years of not washing it and not having any sense of personal hygiene whatsoever. Even today, I go into these things where I'm supposed to be this sexy guy or whatever, and I'm literally asking, 'If I get plumes of dandruff on me, can you just brush it off?'"
- Robert Pattinson
(Related: Hair, Hygiene, Sense, Today, Years)

"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."
- Amanda Peet
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Fun, Skin, Talk, Want)

"We ought to affirm the fact that hundreds of thousands if not millions of Iranians are risking their liberty and even perhaps their lives to take a stand for the values upon which we have really founded this nation."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Values, Fact, Liberty, Nation)

"Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial."
- Ross Perot
"Flying is awful, there's nothing to do when you're up in the air. I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence, I'm terrified."
- Daniela Pestova
(Related: Flying, Nothing, Skin)

"I was very lucky. Things happened, both bad and good, but I never got into real, deep trouble. But it wore me down. By the time I was 18, I was done. I didn't want to live the life any more. I needed to develop past the point that busking takes you to."
- Madeleine Peyroux
(Related: Life, Time, Deep, Past, Trouble, Want)

"I ask questions, and a large part of my life has been spent asking questions of Ken Livingstone."
- Trevor Phillips
(Related: Life, Questions)

"I'm okay in my skin, you know... I'm okay with who I am."
- Dana Plato
(Related: Skin)

"It's very simple. We are asking baseball to come clean and set the record straight. Either baseball officials seriously want to rid their sport of doping, or they want to brush the issue under the carpet. So far, we haven't seen much evidence of the former."
- Richard Pound
(Related: Baseball, Want)

"Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas."
- Paula Poundstone
(Related: Ideas, Kids, Want)

"There are two things in life that I really wanted to do: be an actress, and to be in skin care, and I've gotten to do both of them."
- Victoria Principal
(Related: Life, Care, Skin)

"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers."
- Thomas Pynchon
(Related: Answers, Questions, Worry, Wrong)

"Not to sound egomaniac or anything, but just to get under people's skin like that, and for them to believe in you and believe strongly enough to write... it's flattering and it helps you during the day."
- Glenn Quinn
(Related: People, Day, Skin, Sound)

"A film based on a jolly good John Grisham book is fine, but I like to get a bit under the skin."
- Charlotte Rampling
(Related: Film, Skin)

"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Time, Computers, Complaining)

"Users do not care about what is inside the box, as long as the box does what they need done."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Care)

"The system should treat all user input as sacred."
- Jef Raskin
"Once the product's task is known, design the interface first; then implement to the interface design."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Design, First)

"As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Customer)

"An interface is humane if it is responsive to human needs and considerate of human frailties."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Needs)

"A computer shall not waste your time or require you to do more work than is strictly necessary."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Time, Work, Computer, Waste)

"A computer shall not harm your work or, through inaction, allow your work to come to harm."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Work, Computer, Harm, Inaction)

"Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Computers, Now, Right)

"They need to be re-supplied with energy, and that energy comes from asking not what your country can do for you, but from what you can do for your country."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Country, Energy)

"Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn't have religion."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: Religion, Time, People, First)

"I'm always looking, and I'm always asking questions."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Questions)

"Every photo shoot, I'm always asking the makeup artist what they're using on me, and I'll go out and get it."
- Denise Richards
(Related: Artist, Makeup)

"The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation. It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma."
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Death, People, Advertising, Day, Hair, Skin, Weight)

"I have olive skin, so if I get pale, I look green. I have to tan."
- Nicole Richie
(Related: Skin)

"We've been swimming at nude beaches and I love to go skinny dipping, but I'm sorry, sitting on top of a mountain, that's just, you're trying to show off or something. That's ridiculous."
- Andy Richter
(Related: Love, Trying)

"I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: Experience, Time, Being, Skin, Today, Trouble)

"Art is 110 percent sweat."
- Robert Riskin
(Related: Art)

"I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Temper)

"If indeed this is the work of God... then it's a crisis that calls for the church to be its very best self, and not worry about risking itself for the right thing."
- Gene Robinson
(Related: Work, God, Church, Crisis, Right, Self, Worry)

"Sometimes there are things worth risking your life for. It was Jesus who said if you want to save your life, you have to lose it."
- Gene Robinson
(Related: Life, Want, Worth)

"Nobody is that thick-skinned that it doesn't hurt you. Still, you always know what happens in football. I have got used to criticism, I suppose, having been high profile with England and Man U."
- Bryan Robson
(Related: Criticism, EnglFootball, Hurt, Man)

"The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Body, Care, Danger, Faults, Mind, Skin, Will, Wounds)

"A player dreams of being a superstar, but he doesn't want people flocking all over him asking for an autograph."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Dreams, People, Being, Want)

"In my early professionals years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?"
- Carl Rogers
(Related: Change, Growth, Cure, May, Now, Personal growth, professionals, Question, Years)

"People are always asking me why they don't make Westerns like they used to."
- Roy Rogers
(Related: People)

"The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Party, Prayer, Republican, Rest)

"Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Beginning, Kids, Ocean)

"My family called me a wiggle tail because I was a little skinny, wiry kid full of energy."
- Diana Ross
(Related: Family, Energy)

"I don't judge people by their sexual orientation or the color of their skin, so I find it really hard to identify someone by saying that they're a gay person or a black person or a Jewish person."
- Diana Ross
(Related: People, Gay, Saying, Skin)

"You've got to ask! Asking is, in my opinion, the world's most powerful - and neglected - secret to success and happiness."
- Percy Ross
(Related: Happiness, Success, Opinion, World)

"If you meet somebody who's spent any length of time in prison, you don't let your guard down. Ever. And really, that's what that was about-if you open up too much, you're asking to get your teeth kicked in."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Time, Open, Prison)

"The first role I ever did... I played a Nazi skinhead."
- Tim Roth
(Related: First)

"The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Work, Being, First)

"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Rain, Snow, Weather, Wind)

"Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Morality, Taste)

"Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are."
- John Ruskin
"That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human beings."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Country)

"The art which we may call generally art of the wayside, as opposed to that which is the business of men's lives, is, in the best sense of the word, Grotesque."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Business, Men, May, Sense, Word)

"The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Will)

"Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Work, Ambition)

"The essence of lying is in deception, not in words."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Deception, Lying, Words)

"Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Quality, Accident, Effort, Result)

"The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall be well housed, clothed, fed and educated till it attains years of discretion."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Discretion, Duty, First, State, Years)

"The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Government, Food, People, Clothes, Duty, First)

"The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Slavery)

"The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Doubt, First, Hesitation, Humility, Man, Opinion, Understanding)

"Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Lilies, Peacocks, World)

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

"Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Crime, Prevention, Punishment)

"One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live."
- John Ruskin
"Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Nothing, Pride)

"Nothing can be beautiful which is not true."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Nothing)

"Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them."
- John Ruskin
"No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Heart, Manners, Want)

"No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder."
- John Ruskin
"No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Age, Purpose, Knight, Lying, Preaching)

"No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Being, Fish)

"No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Society)

"No art can be noble which is incapable of expressing thought, and no art is capable of expressing thought which does not change."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Change, Thought)

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

"There is no wealth but life."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Life, Wealth)

"No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Architecture)

"Whether for life or death, do your own work well."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Life, Work, Death)

"Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to the property of the rich, I wish it also to be known and declared that the rich have no right to the property of the poor."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Poor, Property, Right)

"When we build, let us think that we build for ever."
- John Ruskin
"When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Love, Work, Skill)

"When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Man, Pretty)

"What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?"
- John Ruskin
(Related: Books, Care, Horses, Libraries, Nation, Public)

"We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Duty, First)

"Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Darkness, Light)

"To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Religion, Poetry, Prophecy)

"To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Honesty, Beginning, Children)

"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Religion, Poetry, Soul, Prophecy, World)

"To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Thought, Nothing)

"You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Peace, Compromise, Evil, May)

"There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Weather)

"There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Truth, Affectation, May, Vulgarity)

"There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey."
- John Ruskin
(Related: People, Man, World)

"There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Flowers)

"The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Science, Work, Facts)

"The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Power, Women, Strength, Country, Quantity)

"The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Nature, Creation, Man, Sky)

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Love, Thoughtful)

"Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Possession)

"The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited for our temperament and condition."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Power, Successful, Effort, Temperament)

"You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Religion, Action, English, Passion)

"The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Man, Word)

"To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Ignorance)

"Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Truth, Positive, Reality, Study)

"He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the greatest number of the greatest ideas."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Ideas, Artist)

"Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Deeds, Nations, Words)

"Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Heart, Man)

"Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get good out of all things and all persons."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Being)

"Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Beauty, Strength, Endurance, Patience)

"Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Leading)

"Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Time, People, Right)

"Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults; look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Time, Faults, Will)

"Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Help, Spirit, Suffering, Swearing)

"Civilization is the making of civil persons."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Civilization)

"Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Time, Books)

"He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Sin)

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

"A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Effort)

"An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind."
- John Ruskin
"An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Nature, Cities, Study)

"All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Feelings, Effect)

"All that we call ideal in Greek or any other art, because to us it is false and visionary, was, to the makers of it, true and existent."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art)

"All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Work, Soul, Body, Living)

"All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Work, Darkness, First)

"All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Time, Books)

"A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Worth)

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Money, Thought, Kindness, Worth)

"A book worth reading is worth buying."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Buying, Reading, Worth)

"Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Age, Work, People, Doubt, Hesitation, Lies, Misery)

"Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Love)

"Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Work, Fact, Meaning)

"It seems a fantastic paradox, but it is nevertheless a most important truth, that no architecture can be truly noble which is not imperfect."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Architecture, Truth, Paradox)

"How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it?"
- John Ruskin
(Related: People)

"Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Music, Disorder)

"Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Mind, Want)

"Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Being)

"Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Control, Teaching)

"Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and perfect in all their actions."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Work, Accuracy, Actions, Tools)

"Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live by trade, but by work. Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions; and take that of laborers Unions."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Work, Trade)

"Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not trade."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Work, Trade)

"Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Happiness, Love, Hope, Man)

"Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Life, Being, Books, Quiet, Reading, Waste)

"Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Reform, Schools)

"Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Labor, Land, Occupation, Taxation)

"Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Beginning, End, Mountains)

"It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Poetry, Nature, Sky, Spirit)

"It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Purpose)

"It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that the perfection of art consists."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Power, Nothing, Perfection, Saying)

"It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Life, Architecture, Eye, Spirit)

"It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Liberty, Restraint)

"It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Sacrifice, Execution, Skill)

"In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Success, Work, People, May, Order, Sense)

"In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Mistakes, Pride)

"Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them."
- John Ruskin
"I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the reputation of the Renaissance landscape painting."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Painting, Reputation)

"I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it done with enjoyment, was the carver happy while he was about it?"
- John Ruskin
(Related: Enjoyment, Question, Right)

"I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility."
- John Ruskin
(Related: First, Humility, Man)

"Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Life, Beginning, Dawn, Sun)

"Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Women, Mistake, Open, Thinking)

"No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?"
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Question, Singing, Wrong)

"Money will never make you happy and happy will never make you money."
- Morrie Ryskind
(Related: Money, Will)

"Say, the next time I see you, remind me not to talk to you, will you?"
- Morrie Ryskind
(Related: Time, Talk, Will)

"By looking at the questions the kids are asking, we learn the scope of what needs to be done."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Kids, Needs, Questions)

"There comes a day when you've become comfortable in your skin. But God as my witness, I am going to try to do everything I can to keep this ass together for as long as I possibly can - without going against nature."
- Zoe Saldana
(Related: Nature, God, Day, Skin)

"Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Poetry, Dance, Echo, Shadow)

"Many people feel they must multi-task because everybody else is multitasking, but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: People)

"Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself."
- Marilyn vos Savant
"I love the early process of asking questions about a story and deciding which questions matter most."
- Diane Sawyer
(Related: Love, Questions)

"This will help us next year with the World Cup. I can imagine a lot of visitors from abroad will be here and asking what happened between 1933 and 1945. A lot of that will come up. I think this will make an important contribution to those discussions."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Help, Will, World)

"Before and during the first phase of the war his administration repeatedly maligned the UN but now, that Iraq has turned into a quagmire, it is asking the UN for help."
- Peter Schuyler
(Related: War, First, Help, Iraq, Now)

"Sixty-four thousand dollars for a question, I hope they are asking you the meaning of life."
- Paul Scofield
(Related: Life, Hope, Meaning, Question)

"You know what, we're very skinny in our family."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Family)

"Well, I think that those of us in public life that are trying to do a good job, and that are faced with this popular new game that the media has of being critical of everything that anybody in public office does probably are thin-skinned."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Life, Being, Job, Media, Office, Popular, Public, Trying)

"In terms of jumping into a character's skin, I try to immerse myself in the role as much as possible to bring me closer to them. All I do is what's required to achieve what I want to achieve."
- Dougray Scott
(Related: Character, Skin, Want)

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

"My kitchen's pink, like skin-tone pink, and I lowered my spice rack so it's eye level - it's true! - and my phone, so I can reach it when I fall, it's right there."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Eye, Kitchen, Right, Skin)

"I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Life, Religion, Americans, Persuasion, Skin)

"When I began my search for the perfect skin care to fight the aging process, I noticed that my sensitive skin was reacting horribly to any product I used."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Care, Fight, Skin)

"I was looking for someone to formulate a skin care line I could use."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Care, Skin)

"The reason I do workshops is so I can learn, and I am fortunate that I've probably gained more from the whole experience of teaching than any one participant has. It is all about asking."
- John Sexton
(Related: Experience, Reason, Teaching)

"In 1979, I received a phone call from Ansel Adams asking me if I would be willing to consider coming to work for him. I was teaching photography in Southern California at that point."
- John Sexton
(Related: Work, Photography, Teaching)

"Asking the government to help you for short periods of time is different than asking the government to take care of you for the rest of your life."
- Donna Shalala
(Related: Government, Life, Time, Care, Help, Rest)

"If you're asking me to compare myself to other people, I don't really know what other people are like."
- Jules Shear
(Related: People)

"Duh! So, we're asking you now, what are some of your favorite lines that this warlock brain produced?"
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Favorite, Now)

"He wants to be his own man and be recognized for what he's done. He's not asking for anything because of his name. That was a tough situation to go into at Alabama, but he probably wouldn't have been given the job if the situation would have been different."
- Don Shula
(Related: Job, Man, Name)

"We are all Adam's children - it's just the skin that makes all the difference."
- Navjot Singh Sidhu
(Related: Children, Difference, Skin)

"Nooooooo... favorite film, that's like asking if you have a favorite kid!"
- Sylvia Sidney
(Related: Favorite, Film)

"My skin is more beautiful than yours. I would be quite more popular in jail if I so chose."
- Gene Simmons
(Related: Popular, Skin)

"We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs."
- Aaron Siskind
(Related: Beliefs, Relax, World)

"Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything."
- Aaron Siskind
(Related: Feeling, Film, Photography)

"If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Change, Environment, Old)

"Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Society)

"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Education)

"The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Act, Consequences)

"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Men, Machines)

"The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Positive)

"We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Love, Books, Reading)

"I did not direct my life. I didn't design it. I never made decisions. Things always came up and made them for me. That's what life is."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Design, Life, Decisions)

"Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything."
- B. F. Skinner
"A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Mistake, Failure, Circumstances, May, Trying)

"Women's virtue is man's greatest invention."
- Cornelia Otis Skinner
(Related: Women, Virtue, Invention, Man)

"It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far."
- Cornelia Otis Skinner
(Related: Spring, Theory, Validity)

"One learns in life to keep silent and draw one's own confusions."
- Cornelia Otis Skinner
(Related: Life)

"To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time."
- Cornelia Otis Skinner
(Related: Time, Friendship, Accidents, Foreigners, World)

"Women have a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed."
- Cornelia Otis Skinner
(Related: Women)

"I joined another circle and the leader gave us a little leaflet in very small print, asking us to read it carefully and then come prepared to ask questions. It was a technical Marxist subject and I did not understand it nor did I know what questions to ask."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Leader, Questions)

"There's a way in which you can look at clothing as your outer skin. And because you were discriminated against because of your complexion, the way in which you could overcome that was through the way in which you presented yourself with your clothing."
- Ed Smith
(Related: Skin)

"When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die."
- Lillian Smith
(Related: Time, Learning, Listening, Questions)

"My skin is hard when it comes to my music. But with my movies, I'm still a virgin in a lot of ways. I'm not used to being shot down for no reason."
- Will Smith
(Related: Movies, Music, Being, Reason, Skin)

"Cultural confinement takes place when a curator imposes his own limits on an art exhibition, rather than asking an artist to set his limits."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Art, Artist, Limits)

"I made a lot of friends over the years and I would always look at what they were eating. All of them were skinny. I would think that I would like to eat like that."
- Suzanne Somers
(Related: Eating, Friends, Years)

"By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it's possible to learn how things are done - the mechanics of writing, so to speak - and which genres and authors excel in various areas."
- Nicholas Sparks
(Related: Questions, Reading, Variety, Writing)

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

"It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin and can't stand the company."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Friend, Company, Man, Skin)

"Being happy in your skin that's what it's all about."
- Koo Stark
(Related: Being, Skin)

"We were in Little Rock. We were assessing a very important issue. In the midst of our discussions, we were receiving urgent inquiries from The Washington Post asking about interviews."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Post, Washington)

"After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin."
- Barbara Steele
(Related: Film, Living, Mind, Skin)

"People keep coming up to me and asking, 'How does it feel to be banned for life?' Banned for life. I wasn't banned for life. There was never a word of suspension, probation or ban in that agreement. It was never meant to be part of it."
- George Steinbrenner
(Related: Life, People, Agreement, Word)

"The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Authority, Skin)

"I am guilty of asking the Senate for pork and proud of the Senate for giving it to me."
- Ted Stevens
(Related: Giving, Senate)

"I think in part the reason is that seeing an economy that is, in many ways, quite different from the one grows up in, helps crystallize issues: in one's own environment, one takes too much for granted, without asking why things are the way they are."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Economy, Environment, Reason)

"I'm Jim Phillips, I have multiple personalities. I'm also a skindiver, a puppeteer, and I was the tenth president of the United States."
- Ryan Stiles
(Related: President, states, United)

"Working for a federal agency was like trying to dislodge a prune skin from the roof of the mouth. More enterprise went into the job than could be justified by the results."
- Caskie Stinnett
(Related: Job, Results, Skin, Trying)

"I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases."
- J. Michael Straczynski
(Related: Religion, Science, Motivation)

"What an occupation! To sit and flay your fellow men and then offer their skins for sale and expect them to buy them."
- August Strindberg
(Related: Men)

"The great thing and the hard thing is to stick to thing when you have outlived the first interest and not yet the second which comes with a sort of mastery."
- Janet Erskine Stuart
(Related: First, Interest)

"To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves is one and the same thing."
- Janet Erskine Stuart
"You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom."
- Janet Erskine Stuart
"There ought to be so many who are excellent, there are so few."
- Janet Erskine Stuart
"All sorts of spiritual gifts come through privations, if they are accepted."
- Janet Erskine Stuart
(Related: Gifts, Spiritual)

"The hard thing is to stick to things when you have outlived the first interest, and not yet got the second which comes with a sort of mastery."
- Janet Erskine Stuart
(Related: First, Interest)

"All I'm asking for is the law that's been on the books for the last 33 years, no public funding for abortion. We are both saying the same thing, pro-life, pro-choice. Let's find the language that works for both of us so we can pass health care."
- Bart Stupak
(Related: Health, Abortion, Books, Care, Language, Law, Public, Saying, Years)

"I do not believe that I have had an interview with anybody in twenty-five years in which the person to whom I was talking was not annoyed during the early part of the interview by my asking stupid questions."
- Harry Stack Sullivan
(Related: Questions, Talking, Years)

"If you write something the White House doesn't like, they take you in and say, 'If you ever write something like you did today, nobody from the White House will ever talk to you again,'"
- Ron Suskind
(Related: Talk, Today, Will)

"The substance of faith is a hope in the unseen."
- Ron Suskind
(Related: Faith, Hope)

"To try to be authentic these days, to ask questions of the people in power - it's difficult. This administration has evolved new techniques to handle people like me. Their strategy, in a word, is simple: ignore them."
- Ron Suskind
(Related: Power, People, Strategy, Questions, Word)

"In this business you have to develop a thick skin, but I'm always going to feel everything. It's my nature."
- Taylor Swift
(Related: Business, Nature, Skin)

"I've been on the other side of the table many times, trying to get people to be sympathetic to projects, and I've been the victim of that kind of intense kindness masking extreme stupidity."
- Tilda Swinton
(Related: People, Extreme, Kindness, Projects, Stupidity, Trying)

"Risk means everything from being honest about your faith, to moving, to quitting a job that's paying you a fortune but it's not what's in your heart. Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have."
- John Tesh
(Related: Faith, Heart, Being, Fortune, Job, Quitting, Risk)

"I was always told that I was too small, too skinny, too slow, not tough enough, and I never ever believed what people told me."
- Joe Theismann
(Related: People)

"It's about putting the pedal to the metal and not asking any questions at all and just going for it."
- Brandon Thomas
(Related: Questions)

"Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: America, Benefits, Congress, Nation, Result, Treatment)

"I think the point about ActionAid is what it's asking people to do is engage with poor people in developing countries and understand what their lives are like and understand how the way we live our lives impacts on theirs."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: People, Countries, Poor)

"Tall, sandy blonde, with sort of blue eyes, skinny in places, fat in others. An average gal."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Eyes)

"It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them."
- Tiberius
(Related: Duty, Sheep, Skin)

"Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Answers, Being, Existence, Hurt, Meaning, Question, Religious)

"The fans have been great to me. I don't think it's asking too much to have me sign something for them."
- Justin Timberlake
(Related: Fans)

"There's so much plastic in this culture that vinyl leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic."
- Lily Tomlin
(Related: Culture, Skin)

"The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent like whales that have taken to the land."
- Arnold J. Toynbee
(Related: Lie, Cities, Land)

"It is now possible to quantify people's levels of happiness pretty accurately by asking them, by observation, and by measuring electrical activity in the brain, in degrees from terrible pain to sublime joy."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Happiness, People, Joy, Now, Observation, Pain, Pretty)

"If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch?"
- Aiden Wilson Tozer
(Related: Time, God, Consulting)

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?""
- Brian Tracy
(Related: People, Successful, Help)

"In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute - a white skin."
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: Land, Skin, Vote)

"For goodness sake, will they hear, will white people hear what we are trying to say? Please, all we are asking you to do is to recognize that we are humans, too."
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: People, Goodness, Trying, Will)

"What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Difference, Tax, Skin)

"I feel sexy when I get out of the tub - your skin is fresh and you've put up your hair without looking."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Hair, Skin)

"My children are the focal point of my life. I was asking for a little more time to spend with them."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Time, Life, Children)

"In September, I left the show. We were going through discussions and negotiations, and I had been on the show for about 11 years, and there were some things that I was asking for that I didn't feel were the moon or the stars."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Moon, Stars, Years)

"So, not only am I panicking over the weekend if I need to know my lines, but also if can I get the kids to the zoo. Can I even go to church? I was asking for certain things that would allow me to plan my life a little better."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Life, Church, Kids, Weekend)

"Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust."
- Samuel Ullman
(Related: Soul, Heart, Fear, Enthusiasm, May, Self, Skin, Spirit, Worry, Years)

"Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul."
- Samuel Ullman
(Related: Soul, Enthusiasm, Ideals, Living, May, Old, Skin, Years)

"Napster hijacked our music without asking. They never sought our permission. Our catalog of music simply became available as free downloads on the Napster system."
- Lars Ulrich
(Related: Music)

"I feel like I want to crawl out of my skin, especially when people start questioning me."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: People, Questioning, Skin, Want)

"At first, it was hard to sit down and read the things that people were saying. A lot of people would've worked their way up to this position and would've gotten a thick skin over a few years' time. For me, though, all this happened in a few months."
- Carrie Underwood
(Related: Time, People, First, Months, Saying, Skin, Years)

"Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud."
- Gerald Vann
(Related: People, Fraud, Prayer)

"Ever since I'm done with Zim everyone thinks that I'm going to go back to comics. I've been flooded with emails asking me if I'm working on the new Johnny over and over again."
- Jhonen Vasquez
"All the beauty of the world, 'tis but skin deep."
- Ralph Venning
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Skin, World)

"If you're asking if my breasts are natural, yes, this is how I've looked since I was 13 years old."
- Sofia Vergara
(Related: Old, Years)

"The links between the American government and the Iraqi government are so close that you cannot judge one without asking at least the other what he has done by this time."
- Jacques Verges
(Related: Government, Time, American)

"I remember Mick Jagger asking me 'hey, how do you guys feel about us coming over here and taking all the play from you guys?' I said 'Well, in a way, you have eliminated all my competition."
- Bobby Vinton
(Related: Competition, Play)

"It's like a prehistoric reflex, you know, going out and getting the meat and bringing it back to the cave. You feel you're supposed to make it better, but more than likely she's asking you to tell her how you feel."
- Fred Ward
"I use products from my dermatologist but the best things you can do for your skin, are not smoke always use sunscreen and drink a lot of water."
- Sela Ward
(Related: Skin, Water)

"Asking what I considered an impossible salary when I didn't want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Work, Want)

"I don't have them down here asking me what my urban agenda is. I don't find them really doing in-depth stories on community-based organizations that have been struggling for a long time and who are out trying to get funds. They aren't interested in those stories."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Time, Community, Trying)

"And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment."
- Alan Watts
(Related: Environment, Skin)

"I am lucky to have good Polish skin that doesn't wrinkle so I might be around for a few years yet."
- Ruby Wax
(Related: Skin, Years)

"More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Americans, Community, Laws, Workers)

"Here we have been sitting down for a brief moment and you are already asking me if there are pictures of me in my drawers."
- Anthony Weiner
"I was not great behind the counter. I had a week off without asking for it. Another time, we had a cart go up in flames, and we went out on another cart, which we wrecked by running it into the cart that was on fire."
- Mike Weir
(Related: Time, Fire, Running)

"I could make good time because I was so long and skinny, shooting through the water like a stick."
- Johnny Weissmuller
(Related: Time, Water)

"I played a Spaniard. I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German."
- Lawrence Welk
"A rock'n'roll band needs to be able to get under people's skin. You should be able to clear the room at the drop of a hat."
- Paul Westerberg
(Related: People, Needs, Skin)

"All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days."
- E. B. White
(Related: Effect, Skin, Weather)

"Anybody could say anything they want about me, and it literally never penetrates my skin."
- Ron White
(Related: Skin, Want)

"Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived."
- Simon Wiesenthal
(Related: Survival, Privilege)

"Both of us played basketball, and I played tennis and my knees are done. Now if you ask us head-to-head who wins at golf, I'm asking for a couple of strokes."
- Michael Wilbon
(Related: Basketball, Golf, Now, Tennis)

"Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Living, Selfishness, Wishes)

"Sports nurtures dreams of achieving self confidence and masculine striving for the skinny kid watching a boxer dance around the ring with sublime ease."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Dreams, Sports, Dance, Confidence, Self, Self confidence)

"We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Life)

"Freedom is an indivisible word. If we want to enjoy it, and fight for it, we must be prepared to extend it to everyone, whether they are rich or poor, whether they agree with us or not, no matter what their race or the color of their skin."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Fight, Freedom, Poor, Race, Skin, Want, Word)

"Furthermore, there is no good ethical or economic reason for asking workmen and current producers to forego all economic gain in order to increase the purchasing power of all the wealth accumulated in past years."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Power, Wealth, Gain, Order, Past, Reason, Years)

"I'm not the classic type - fair skin, very beautiful women of a classic type, I'm talking about now."
- Debra Wilson
(Related: Women, Now, Skin, Talking)

"Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking."
- Malcolm Wilson
(Related: Music, Poetry, Answers, Artists, Prose, Questions, Saying)

"I'd much rather be known as some curvy Kate than as some skinny stick."
- Kate Winslet
"You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time. If it were not so, how could we take it back without asking?"
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Time, Heart)

"I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Books, Democrats, Projects, Republicans)

"When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Meaning, Senses, Skin)

"I think the studio gave me that series on purpose, because they knew perfectly well that Robert Riskin was ill and that I needed to go to work. They gave me that series to do."
- Fay Wray
(Related: Work, Purpose)

"It was so satisfying for me - a great reward, just to see it done well. And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin. Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?!"
- Fay Wray
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Play, Reward)

"In an online community, there's this kind of social economy between the community members. Some people have status because they make cool skins or that's a good website that's visited a lot, but there's no real gameplay there."
- Will Wright
(Related: People, Community, Economy)

"It is also worth asking whether the strict limitations of Geneva make sense in a war against terrorists."
- John Yoo
(Related: War, Limitations, Sense, Worth)

"I kept having chills. This was in the middle of the summer and I was wearing a sheepskin jacket and I was chilling. I was shaking all over."
- Dick York
(Related: Summer)

"When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near."
- Neil Young
(Related: People, Want)

"Bond was how Fleming saw himself; the sardonic, cruel mouth, the hard, tight skinned face."
- Terence Young
"In China, we don't consider someone truly beautiful until we have known them for a long time, and we know what's underneath the skin."
- Ziyi Zhang
(Related: Time, Skin)

"We've had Audrey Hepburn, we've had Twiggy, we've had Veruschka, we've had Kate Moss. I'm trying to figure out why I am to blame for skinniness."
- Rachel Zoe
(Related: Blame, Trying)

"To me this movie is about what is valuable. To one person it might be a stone; to someone else, a story in a magazine; to another, it is a child. The juxtaposition of one man obsessed with finding a valuable diamond with another man risking his life to find his son is the beating heart of this film."
- Edward Zwick
(Related: Life, Son, Heart, Film, Man)