Quotes and Sayings about Sky



"This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky."
- James Agee
(Related: Open, Sky)

"The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home - yea, I'm always at Om."
- Eden Ahbez
(Related: Home, Heart, Earth, Garden, Mind, Sky)

"I think Kandinsky and I were very near friends."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Friends)

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

"The graceful Georgian streets and squares, a series of steel engravings under a wet sky."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Sky)

"Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have."
- Saul Alinsky
"The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Enemy, Freedom)

"Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Power, Enemy)

"Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Life, Death, Care, Cause, Reputation)

"Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Life, Politics, Time, Mother, Father, Bed, Corruption, Play)

"Last guys don't finish nice."
- Saul Alinsky
"History is a relay of revolutions."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: History)

"Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Change, Conflict, World)

"Always remember the first rule of power tactics; power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Power, Enemy, First)

"A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Family, Community, First)

"We must believe that it is the darkest before the dawn of a beautiful new world. We will see it when we believe it."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Dawn, Will, World)

"When we get the final hardware, the performance is just going to skyrocket."
- J Allard
(Related: Performance, Hardware)

"The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Feeling, Sky)

"Now, if, as I think, writing should be, it's a kind of risky trade."
- Al Alvarez
(Related: Now, Trade, Writing)

"Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That's the only fight I'm in."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Fight, Sky)

"I fell from the sky. I'm a parachutist, and I missed my mark."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Sky)

"At the end of Requiem all I wanted to do was get a DV camera and just do a small film. But then the hunger comes back."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: End, Film, Hunger)

"Animators have to live life 24 times as long as we do - every 24 frames of a second."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Life)

"As filmmakers, we can show where a person's mind goes, as opposed to theater, which is more to sit back and watch it."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Mind, Theater)

"When I go to movies I generally want to be taken to another world."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Movies, Want, World)

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

"To me, watching a movie is like going to an amusement park. My worst fear is making a film that people don't think is a good ride."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: People, Fear, Amusement, Film)

"I was a TV junkie as a kid. I am the Sesame Street generation."
- Darren Aronofsky
"Casting ethnic characters is a very hard thing to do, but it's important. It's also interesting."
- Darren Aronofsky
"Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Books)

"I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Night, Office, Sleep)

"I had some big ups and downs when I was in my 20s and the one thing I learned was, no matter how low it gets, something good will come along - something always comes out of that dark period."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Will)

"I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Hope)

"I only want to work with actors that really get it and make it work. I didn't want it to be a star-driven thing anymore."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Work, Actors, Want)

"Turning 30 was when my parents both got cancer and were fighting it and beat it, but their mortality started to get to me. Everything wasn't as hunky-dory like it was."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Cancer, Fighting, Mortality, Parents)

"I try to live my life where I end up at a point where I have no regrets. So I try to choose the road that I have the most passion on because then you can never really blame yourself for making the wrong choices. You can always say you're following your passion."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Life, Blame, Choices, End, Passion, Road, Wrong)

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

"I'd like to do a lot of different stuff. I think it's important as a creative person to keep challenging yourself and keep doing new stuff. If you end up trying to repeat yourself it's death. It just becomes boring and takes the passion out of it. You gotta find stories and characters that you really want to hang out with."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Death, End, Passion, Trying, Want)

"I'm Godless. I've had to make my God, and my God is narrative filmmaking."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: God)

"I'm not a comic book guy at all."
- Darren Aronofsky
"I've always wanted to introduce hip-hop filmmaking to film. There's hip-hop art, dance, music, but there really isn't hip-hop film. So I was trying to do that."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Art, Music, Dance, Film, Trying)

"If you ask any person on this crew what they think of Hugh Jackman they'll admit they've never seen anything like it. I'll give him an emotional note and he'll hit it every time."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Time)

"Now there is so much expertise and brainpower it's hard to be at the cutting edge of what's cool and not do something that's totally geeky."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Expertise, Now)

"Right after I did 'The Fountain,' I wanted to go make a documentary or something that was less constructed - more natural. I was searching for a project, and sniffing around, 'The Wrestler' fit right in."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Project, Right)

"I think video games and that stuff should be as violent as possible, but age-appropriate. It should be realistic. When it's not realistic you run into kids running around shooting people and not realizing the consequences."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Age, People, Consequences, Games, Kids, Running)

"You can't put your feet on the ground until you've touched the sky."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Feet, Sky)

"You must be a lotus, unfolding its petals when the sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it!"
- Sai Baba
(Related: Sky, Sun, Water)

"Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)

"Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care, including patients, who are the consumers. However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Medical, Care, Reason)

"You are still lucky - you have a certain type of people who keep buying your music - but then you can get typecast and have to keep making that same music, and you can change only slightly. It's risky to bounce around and change your type of music."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Change, Music, People, Buying)

"The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Men, Fortune, Giving, Light, Sky, Stars)

"I am not afraid of much. I kill all the spiders in my house, and I'm planning to go skydiving. I am into girl power, and I'm very self-sufficient."
- Elizabeth Banks
(Related: Power, Planning, Self, Spiders)

"A frisky spirit makes my trombone sing."
- Chris Barber
(Related: Spirit)

"The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Man)

"The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Trust, Fact, Pretty, Security, Today, Will)

"Music fathoms the sky."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Music, Sky)

"More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Gold, Islands, Sky)

"I believe that if we get out of people's way, the sky's the limit. The sky is the limit."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Sky)

"I wake up every morning and I feel like I'm juggling glass balls. I live in Los Angeles, my business is run out of London, and most evenings I'm cuddled up in front of Skype, in my dressing gown, speaking with my studio in London. I travel a lot, my team travel a lot, but I wouldn't have it any other way."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Business, Travel, London)

"On my left the shooting had the sharp explosion of the infantry artillery, on my right could be heard the sporadic cannon shots thundering from the front, and up above the sky was clear and the sun bright."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Right, Sky, Sun)

"I am strongly convinced that the people or society is the best and the most unerring critic."
- Vissarion Belinsky
(Related: Society, People)

"Do not worry about the incarnation of ideas. If you are a poet, your works will contain them without your knowledge'they will be both moral and national if you follow your inspiration freely."
- Vissarion Belinsky
(Related: Knowledge, Inspiration, Ideas, Will, Worry)

"Well, I'm telling them two things. One is that, look, this is going to be something when the American people realize - once it's passed - that, A, it does take care of preexisting conditions; B, you're insurance rates aren't going to skyrocket; C, the insurance companies aren't going to be running the show like they were before; D, you're going to be in a position where you can keep your insurance that you have. That once the American public realizes that, you're going to get a reward for this. They're going to be rewarded."
- Joe Biden
(Related: People, American, Care, Public, Reward, Running)

"Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Love, God, Help, May, Smile)

"We see that every external motion, act, gesture, whether voluntary or mechanical, organic or mental, is produced and preceded by internal feeling or emotion, will or volition, and thought or mind."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Thought, Act, Emotion, Feeling, Mind, Will)

"The Occultists, however, know that the traditions of Esoteric Philosophy must be the right ones, simply because they are the most logical, and reconcile every difficulty."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Difficulty, Philosophy, Right, Traditions)

"Yet, the Universe is real enough to the conscious beings in it, which are as unreal as it is itself."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Universe)

"The Secret Doctrine is the common property of the countless millions of men born under various climates, in times with which History refuses to deal, and to which esoteric teachings assign dates incompatible with the theories of Geology and Anthropology."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: History, Men, Anthropology, Doctrine, Property, Theories)

"The Universe is the periodical manifestation of this unknown Absolute Essence."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Universe)

"The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Life, Nature, March, Order)

"The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Men, Nature, Science, Difficulty, Materialism, Spirits)

"Everything in the Universe, throughout all its kingdoms, is conscious: i.e., endowed with a consciousness of its own kind and on its own plane of perception."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Perception, Consciousness, Universe)

"The Universe is worked and guided from within outwards."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Universe)

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

"Everything that is, was, and will be, eternally IS, even the countless forms, which are finite and perishable only in their objective, not in their ideal Form."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Will)

"Even in our day, science suspects beyond the Polar seas, at the very circle of the Arctic Pole, the existence of a sea which never freezes and a continent which is ever green."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Science, Day, Existence, Sea)

"But the first differentiation of its reflection in the manifested World is purely Spiritual, and the Beings generated in it are not endowed with a consciousness that has any relation to the one we conceive of."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Consciousness, First, Reflection, Spiritual, World)

"Becoming is the mode of activity of the uncreate deity."
- H. P. Blavatsky
"As no outward motion or change, when normal, in man's external body can take place unless provoked by an inward impulse, given through one of the three functions named, so with the external or manifested Universe."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Change, Body, Man, Universe)

"It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Religion, Body, Past, Philosophy, Shadows)

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

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

"The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire - the light of daring burning in the heart. The more one dares, the more he shall obtain."
- Helena Petrova Blavatsky
(Related: Heart, Fire, Light)

"Then there's Johnny Pesky, hit me countless number of ground balls and improved my fielding so much."
- Wade Boggs
"Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky."
- Arna Bontemps
(Related: Dreams, Dance, Fathers, Jungle, Rain, Sky)

"The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above."
- Paul Bowles
(Related: People, Horror, Lies, Night, Sky)

"When, according to habit, I was contemplating the stars in a clear sky, I noticed a new and unusual star, surpassing the other stars in brilliancy. There had never before been any star in that place in the sky."
- Tycho Brahe
(Related: Habit, Sky, Stars)

"With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland."
- Tycho Brahe
(Related: Earth, Man, Mind, Sky)

"You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: God, Sky, Storms)

"Obviously, you've never seen a woman skydiving in a hoop skirt."
- Chris A. Bridges
(Related: Woman)

"Hey, nothing grows to the sky. There will be a successor movement. Right now it's nascent."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Nothing, Now, Right, Sky, Will)

"Who included me among the ranks of the human race?"
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Race)

"Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Life, Consulting, Play, Rules, Wonder)

"Man is what he reads."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Man)

"The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: History, Lie, Consciousness, First)

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

"Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Despair, Snobbery)

"What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Beauty, Cities, Ugliness)

"This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Life, First)

"Life - the way it really is - is a battle not between Bad and Good but between Bad and Worse."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Life, Battle)

"After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Life, Work)

"The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Infinity)

"Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Language, World)

"It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything."
- Joseph Brodsky
"I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Change, Soul, Man)

"How delightful to find a friend in everyone."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Friend)

"For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is, on the contrary, the point of departure for the metaphysical journey."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Departure, Doctrine, Journey)

"A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Language, State)

"Bad literature is a form of treason."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Literature, Treason)

"It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Country, Jury)

"For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life - the lesson of your utter insignificance."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Life, Time, Boredom, Language)

"For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Patriotism, Attitude, Language, Writer)

"Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Family, Friends, Relationships)

"Love is when you shed a tear and still want him, it's when he ignores you and you still love him, it's when he loves another girl but you still smile and say I'm happy for you, when all you really do is cry."
- Kimberly Lynn Brodsky
(Related: Love, Smile, Want)

"When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Love, Body, Man, Right, Sky, Water, World)

"The cloud that descended on Black Rock on Monday was not for the past but the future. How much will this debacle chill the pursuit of other risky investigations?"
- Tina Brown
(Related: Future, Past, Pursuit, Will)

"The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Light, Moon, Sky, Summer)

"Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature's teachings."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Nature, Open, Sky)

"The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Eye, Pain, Sky, Stars, Tears)

"The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart."
- Buddha
(Related: Heart, Sky)

"In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true."
- Buddha
(Related: People, Sky)

"We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: Diversity, Light, Nation, Sky, Stars)

"I had to skydive for the movie and I was terrified. Like everybody, I thought it was going to be one of those experiences that changes your life. It didn't."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Life, Thought)

"I am not proposing to seek your votes because there is a blue sky ahead today."
- James Callaghan
(Related: Sky, Today)

"I want to do a record with Monica Lewinsky."
- Luther Campbell
(Related: Want)

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

"So after the Lewinsky scandal, everything changed, and we moved from using the Bible to address the moral issues of our time, which were social, to moral issues of our time that were very personal. I have continued that relationship up until the present."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Time, Bible, Present, Scandal)

"The moment somebody says 'this is very risky' is the moment it becomes attractive to me."
- Kate Capshaw
"As winter weather settles in around the country, millions of American families are facing skyrocketing home heating prices with even greater impact if cold temperatures persist into the spring."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Home, American, Country, Spring, Weather, Winter)

"There's a pretty good chance that you're going to go down when you're on a motorcycle or if you're sky diving or whatever, but that happened before I even got this job, and I haven't sky dived since."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Chance, Job, Pretty, Sky)

"Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky."
- Lewis Carroll
(Related: Sky, Tea, Wonder, World)

"Happiness, I do not know where to turn to discover you on earth, in the air or the sky; yet I know you exist and are no futile dream."
- Rosalia de Castro
(Related: Happiness, Dream, Earth, Sky)

"Yet in all those cases I finally steeled myself to seize the opportunity, and find a way to muddle through and eventually conclude that I had, in fact, chosen the right path, as risky as it seemed at the time."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Fact, Right)

"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Ideas, Fashion, Sky)

"I don't believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky."
- William Merritt Chase
(Related: Painting, Right, Sky)

"You British plundered half the world for your own profit. Let's not pass it off as the Age of Enlightenment."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: Age, Profit, World)

"God save us from people who do the morally right thing. It's always the rest of us who get broken in half."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: God, People, Rest, Right)

"Artists don't talk about art. Artists talk about work. If I have anything to say to young writers, it's stop thinking of writing as art. Think of it as work."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: Work, Art, Artists, Talk, Thinking, Writers, Writing)

"It's always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it's always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: War, Day, First, Hell, Widows)

"Television is democracy at its ugliest."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: Democracy, Television)

"You don't send a man to his death because you want a hero."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: Death, Man, Want)

"I'm a man without a corporation."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: Man)

"I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Wife, HusbDay, Moon, Promise, Sky, Will)

"We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Peace, Angels, Sky)

"Right now I'm just thinking about school and trying to get those grades and keep them up! In case I become a Norma Desmond when I grow up, I can have something to fall back on!"
- Anna Chlumsky
(Related: Now, Right, School, Thinking, Trying)

"I really don't like to do back-to-back movies. I concentrate on things at home. My family and school life are important to me. I try to do one movie a year."
- Anna Chlumsky
(Related: Family, Life, Home, Movies, School)

"Kissing Macaulay Culkin was like kissing a brother. It was really no big deal."
- Anna Chlumsky
(Related: Brother, Kissing)

"I love... anything in black and white. Just put it on the TV, I'll watch."
- Anna Chlumsky
(Related: Love)

"I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting."
- Anna Chlumsky
(Related: Food, Acting, Taste)

"The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Power, Tradition)

"Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Saying, Sound, Will)

"In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Survival, Democracy, Existence, Freedom, Ideals, May)

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

"If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Illusion, World)

"If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: American, Laws, Post, President)

"I have often thought that if a rational Fascist dictatorship were to exist, then it would choose the American system."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Thought, American, Dictatorship)

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

"Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Terrorism)

"Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Nature, Fear, American, Consequences, Heroes, Obligation, Reality)

"Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Education, Environment, Self)

"Colorless green ideas sleep furiously."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Ideas, Sleep)

"Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Imagination, Censorship)

"As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Science, Action, Decision, Choice, Loss, Questions, Reason, Will)

"Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Media, Obedience)

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

"Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Language, World)

"The principle that human nature, in its psychological aspects, is nothing more than a product of history and given social relations removes all barriers to coercion and manipulation by the powerful."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: History, Nature, Human nature, Manipulation, Nothing)

"We can, for example, be fairly confident that either there will be a world without war or there won't be a world - at least, a world inhabited by creatures other than bacteria and beetles, with some scattering of others."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: War, Beetles, Example, Will, World)

"Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Quality, Growth, Discontent, Fact, Liberal, Privilege)

"Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Creation, Language, Laws, Principles, Words)

"The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - "indoctrination," we might say - exercised through the mass media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Control, Media, states, United)

"Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Democracy, Propaganda, State)

"The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets. It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed and driven into the desert."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, Bible)

"The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, Fear, Control, Crime, Drugs, Mothers, Welfare)

"The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: History, Bible, Books)

"States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, states)

"You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Argument, Violence)

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

"I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: War, Challenge, Iraq, Leaders, Military, National security, Troops)

"Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Business, Wisdom, Children, Mistakes)

"And over the last ten years, after my work with the Brodsky Quartet, I had the opportunity to write arrangements for chamber group, chamber orchestra, jazz orchestra, symphony orchestra even."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Jazz, Years)

"Making eye contact with adults while dressed as a clown is risky."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Eye)

"It's not written in the Constitution or anything else.... Congress, just out of the clear blue sky, said the airwaves belong to the people, which means, in essence, that it belongs to Congress."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: People, Congress, Constitution, Sky)

"A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Autumn, Rain, Sky, Trees, Wind)

"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: God, Dream, Day, Infinite, Sky, Spirits, Trees)

"If you take one rivet out of an airplane, it will be all right, it'll keep flying. You take another rivet out of the airplane and it still flies. So what the heck, let's take more rivets out of the airplane, and sooner or later, the airplane drops from the sky."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Flies, Flying, Right, Sky, Will)

"Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Mind, Self, Sky, Trees, Water)

"The brain is wider than the sky."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Sky)

"Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution."
- Theodosius Dobzhansky
(Related: Evolution, Light, Nothing, Sense)

"Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they could discover enough facts about a problem, these facts would somehow arrange themselves in a compelling and true solution."
- Theodosius Dobzhansky
(Related: Faith, Facts, Scientists, Solution)

"Back then when Chomsky and Herman wrote, the left, myself among them, all knew that something terrible was happening in Vietnam, though most now claim to remember otherwise."
- James Donald
(Related: Now, Vietnam)

"Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Death, Love, Men, Martyrs, Worship)

"It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Life, Fact, First, Habits, Man, Nothing)

"It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?"
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
"If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Life, Love, Belief, Force, Immortality, Living, Mankind, World)

"If there is no God, everything is permitted."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: God)

"Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Happiness, Lie, Achievement)

"Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Existence, Reason)

"A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Money, Emotion, Gentleman, Worth)

"Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Man)

"Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Anxiety, Man, Worship)

"We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: People, First, Interest, Sight, Strangers, Word)

"To love someone means to see him as God intended him."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Love, God)

"Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Beauty, God, Heart, Devil, Fighting, Man)

"Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Happiness, Man)

"The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Fool, Man, Opinion)

"Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Soul, People, Privacy)

"Realists do not fear the results of their study."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Fear, Results, Study)

"Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare!"
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Power)

"The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Happiness, Unhappiness)

"The soul is healed by being with children."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Soul, Being, Children)

"There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Man, Mind)

"There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Old)

"The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Formula)

"To live without Hope is to Cease to live."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Hope)

"One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Man, May)

"Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Unhappiness, World)

"Some of the best news stories start in gossip. Monica Lewinsky certainly was gossip in the beginning. I had heard it months before I printed it."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Beginning, Gossip, Months, News)

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

"I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time."
- John Dyer
(Related: Love, Time, Sea, Sky, Surprises, Water)

"No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Birds, Sky)

"I still believe the Lewinsky investigation was way off from the focus of what Whitewater was, which turned out to be nothing at the end of the process. And I think that there were people who were determined as political opponents to not allow his presidency to succeed."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: People, End, Focus, Investigation, Nothing, Opponents, Presidency, Succeed)

"The sky is the daily bread of the eyes."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Eyes, Sky)

"She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre, with the sky's starry vault overhead, and simply listen to the great silence around her."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Old, Silence, Sky)

"There is the sky, which is all men's together."
- Euripides
(Related: Men, Sky)

"They are always telling us that Carolina Blue is not a color, that it is really Columbia blue or sky blue. But there is no bad blood amongst the teammates. All of our kidding is in good fun."
- Lorrie Fair
(Related: Blood, Fun, Sky)

"My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Experience, Food, Tools, Trade)

"Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue. Those of us who aren't artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we're stupid."
- Jules Feiffer
(Related: People, Artists, Sky)

"Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Success, Charm, Choice)

"I like my whisky old and my women young."
- Errol Flynn
(Related: Women, Old)

"I've been trying to figure out for at least the last 10 years how to force myself into something more risky."
- Richard Foreman
(Related: Force, Trying, Years)

"The fact that Stravinsky used the classics as a major influence is obvious. What is interesting is how he used them, how he turned Bach into Stravinsky."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Fact, Influence, Obvious)

"Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky."
- Sonia Gandhi
(Related: Deep, Ocean, Sky)

"God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Nature, Genius, God, Eternity, First, Law, Sky, Want)

"I'll tell you the truth: I had a double brandy before the game but, before, it used to be four bottles of whisky. Not any more. I was fine. I had a glass of wine after the game. But it was just a mouthful."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Wine)

"I agree with Chomsky in almost nothing. When it comes to innate structures and so on, I'm very skeptical."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Nothing)

"I've seen lights in the sky, I've seen UFOs, I've even seen something on the ground that I can't explain, but I've never actually seen a being. I wish I had."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Being, Sky)

"Between his eyes, there were four lines, the marks of such misery as children should never feel. He spoke with that wonderful whisky voice that so many Spanish children have, and he was a tough and entire little boy."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Children, Eyes, Misery, Voice)

"But even now, when people see me in the street, they point upwards to the sky."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: People, Now, Sky)

"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station."
- William Gibson
(Related: Sky, Television)

"I want Carl Sagan to explain the sky to me."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Sky, Want)

"A child's fear is a world whose dark corners are quite unknown to grownup people; it has its sky and its abysses, a sky without stars, abysses into which no light can ever penetrate."
- Julien Green
(Related: People, Fear, Light, Sky, Stars, World)

"I'm using all my resources to help me with that and I feel the sky is the limit for me."
- William Green
(Related: Help, Sky)

"I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe."
- Brian Greene
(Related: Thought, Glory, Night, Sense, Sky, Stars, Universe, Wonder)

"If someone were to think that trees are made to support the sky, they would all seem too short."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Sky, Support, Trees)

"I was, I remember, I still remember when the first time I pointed the telescope at the sky and I saw Saturn with the rings. It was a beautiful image."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Time, First, Sky)

"I had to jump out of a plane! The shoot was for an editorial for a magazine; and it called for skydiving."
- Bridget Hall
"You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Art, Books, Content, Newspapers)

"The sky was clear - remarkably clear - and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common pulse."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Body, Sky, Stars)

"I really feel like the sky is the limit with the Innocent Criminals today."
- Ben Harper
(Related: Sky, Today)

"There's the downtown area of Tupelo. Did you see the skyscrapers? Two stories."
- Bobby Heenan
"The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had in Paris, it had to be a particular kind of color who will fight those grey days. And also something you can see when you're driving up 'There it is! We're arriving!'"
- John Hench
(Related: Colors, Driving, Fight, First, Paris, Sky, Will)

"We do a lot of light classical programming with that, too... obviously... a lot of Tchaikovsky music, Grieg, things like that which have become less classical with classical concerts."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Music, Light, Programming)

"Excuse me while I kiss the sky."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Kiss, Sky)

"I'm an introvert... I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Love, Being, Dogs, Flowers, Sky, Trees)

"It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Clothes, Houses, Joy, Sky)

"Jocelyn Bell joined the project as a graduate student in 1965, helping as a member of the construction team and then analysing the paper charts of the sky survey."
- Antony Hewish
(Related: Project, Sky)

"Work and pray, live on hay, you'll get pie in the sky when you die."
- Joe Hill
(Related: Work, Sky)

"Howard Minsky had gotten the script to her agent prior to my involvement."
- Arthur Hiller
"However, the Administration's plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won't make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Loss, Retirement, Security, Will)

"Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Sky)

"Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: God, Sky, Space, Stars)

"Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you're gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Deep, Night, Sky)

"How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up to the clear blue sky."
- E. T. A. Hoffmann
(Related: Freedom, Humanity, Poor, Sky)

"Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale."
- A. E. Housman
(Related: Ale, Sky)

"The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale."
- A. E. Housman
(Related: Ale, Eternity, Sky)

"There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Soul, Sea, Sky)

"The sky's the limit if you have a roof over your head."
- Sol Hurok
(Related: Sky)

"How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Heaven, Sky)

"I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Blood, Moon, Sky)

"I was a Labour Party man but I found myself to the left of the Labour party in Nelson, militant as that was. I came to London and in a few months I was a Trotskyist."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: London, Man, Months, Party)

"I had a national and international reputation. I had written the history and articles. So I brought to the Trotskyist movement some international reputation."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: History, Reputation)

"I had formed a black movement, so I would speak for the Trotskyist movement and then walk about a hundred yards to where the black movement was speaking."
- C. L. R. James
"Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Love, Fear, Absence, Questions, State)

"The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Life)

"You can be right or you can be happy."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Right)

"When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Forgiveness, Peace, Life, Mind, Teachers, Temptation)

"Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Help)

"A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Limitations, Self)

"Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Forgiveness, Peace, Past, Practice)

"I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Peace, Mind)

"Forgiveness means letting go of the past."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Forgiveness, Past)

"Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Change, Peace, Mind)

"Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Change, Experience, Peace, People, Mind)

"My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Music, Time, Eyes, Sky, Sun, Trees, Windows)

"The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Nation, Sky, Weapons)

"The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire."
- Pamela Hansford Johnson
(Related: Fire, Sky, Sunset, Water)

"I'm about four skyscrapers behind."
- Philip Johnson
"You know these love letters mix with whisky, just don't light a match when you kiss me."
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Love, Kiss, Letters, Light)

"Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Work, Dream, Sky, Universe)

"Everything starts from a dot."
- Wassily Kandinsky
"An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures."
- Wassily Kandinsky
(Related: Living, Wonder)

"There is no must in art because art is free."
- Wassily Kandinsky
(Related: Art)

"The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul."
- Wassily Kandinsky
(Related: Soul, Artist, Eye)

"How can German music not be represented by an article?"
- Wassily Kandinsky
(Related: Music)

"Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me."
- Immanuel Kant
(Related: Law, Sky)

"I think to be shot in a mountain valley somewhere or other is altogether less glorious than crashing an airliner into a skyscraper."
- John Keegan
"It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears."
- Helen Keller
(Related: God, Mountains, Sky)

"After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Airplanes, Flying, Loss, Risk, Space, Years)

"The Russian people are suffering from economic fatigue and from disillusionment with the Allies! The world thinks the Russian Revolution is at an end. Do not be mistaken. The Russian Revolution is just beginning."
- Alexander Kerensky
(Related: People, Beginning, Disillusionment, End, Fatigue, Revolution, Suffering, World)

"My witness is the empty sky."
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Sky)

"You've got to get out and pray to the sky to appreciate the sunshine; otherwise you're just a lizard standing there with the sun shining on you."
- Ken Kesey
(Related: Sky, Sun)

"We have been travelling through a cloud. The sky has been dark ever since the war began."
- Black Kettle
(Related: War, Sky)

"This demonstration of power, indifferent to the law, is highly dangerous."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Power, Law)

"Today, a skilled manager makes more than the owner. And owners fight each other to get the skilled managers."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Manager, Fight, Managers, Today)

"The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family's income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Time, Work, Family, Duty, Future, Hard work, Income, Property, Right)

"Fortunes are made, and disappear, over the lifetime of a single generation. Today, a person in essence takes his wealth from society just for the duration of his or her lifetime. The next generation has to create it anew."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Society, Wealth, Today)

"A left turn in the fate of Russia is as necessary as it is inevitable."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Fate, Russia)

"Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can see the sky? It's much better to look than not to, even if it hurts."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Sky)

"Going around under an umbrella interferes with one's looking up at the sky."
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Related: Sky)

"The first music I was exposed to was Stravinsky and I loved it but I don't remember it."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Music, First)

"Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Being, Night, Sky)

"I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Graduation, Balloons, Children, Sky)

"The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Health, Attention, Care, Country, Effect, Limits)

"Don't worry, don't worry. Look at the Astors and the Vanderbilts, all those big society people. They were the worst thieves - and now look at them. It's just a matter of time."
- Meyer Lansky
(Related: Society, Time, People, Now, Worry)

"All pro sports, as well as the NCAA, should thank God every day we have sports betting here... We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games."
- Meyer Lansky
(Related: Sports, God, Honesty, Day, Games, World)

"I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I'm going to the big Dodger in the sky."
- Tommy Lasorda
(Related: Sky)

"I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong."
- John Lennon
(Related: God, People, Man, Old, Rest, Right, Sky, Wrong)

"Our reward for Starsky and Hutch was getting to write The Six Million Dollar Man for Todd."
- Thomas Lennon
(Related: Man, Reward)

"The sky isn't falling."
- Thomas Leonard
(Related: Sky)

"I mean, there was a portion, of course, that I think, when I look back now, that there was a portion of what attracted me must have been the awe of him being a powerful man in this environment, not to take away from who he is as a real person."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Being, Environment, Man, Now)

"And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened."
- Monica Lewinsky
"This was a mutual relationship, mutual on all levels, right from the way it started and all the way through. I don't accept that he had to completely desecrate my character."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Character, Right)

"So I think it's - what was important to me is that I found that I can't change the fact that people already have made an opinion about me. But I don't think that should stop me from trying to correct some of the misperceptions that are out there."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Change, People, Fact, Opinion, Trying)

"It was that chemistry. And was the fact that he was president part of that chemistry? I don't know. Maybe. Probably. But it was - I was there because there was chemistry. I wasn't there because, oh, this is the president."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Fact, President)

"It was a mutual relationship."
- Monica Lewinsky
"I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Law, School)

"I'm an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Mistakes)

"I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Anger, Disappointment, Lying, Past)

"I was worried about my mom more than I was worried about the president. And then I was worried about the president, and then I was worried about myself."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Mom, President)

"I was enamored with him. And I was excited. And I was enjoying it."
- Monica Lewinsky
"I voted Republican this year; the Democrats left a bad taste in my mouth."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Democrats, Republican, Taste)

"So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Government, Time, Job)

"I mean, I felt terrible. And in the beginning, I mean, I was completely devastated. I mean, can you imagine the kind of guilt that you would feel, and the responsibility?"
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Beginning, Guilt, Responsibility)

"I know I will never have an affair with a married man again."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Man, Will)

"I have spent the past several years working so hard to just move on, and to try and build a life for myself."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Life, Past, Years)

"I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn't resist the dessert."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Presidency, Trying)

"I chose to not wear a wire and tape people. I chose to not get immunity until - were accepted, whatever - until the independent counsel's office was comfortable with what I said was the truth."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Truth, People, Office)

"I certainly know that this relationship could not have continued the way it did, when I was at the Pentagon and the president was obviously at the White House, without Betty."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: President)

"He ended it. He just said he didn't - he - well, what he said was that he didn't feel it was right, and you know, I mean that's - because he ended it, he'd probably have to be the one to answer that."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Right)

"He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: History, Right)

"Getting and keeping my immunity became very important to me. For I needed to take care of myself and my family. No one else was worried about me."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Family, Care)

"But, clearly to me, what I've come to see is that that happened because I didn't have enough feelings of self-worth. So that I didn't feel that... I was worthy of being number one to a man."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Feelings, Being, Man, Self)

"And understandably so, that when you're in legal jeopardy, you really cannot put yourself in a position to open yourself up to the media."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Legal, Jeopardy, Media, Open)

"When I think of the person that I thought was Bill Clinton, I think he had genuine remorse. When I think of the person that I now see is 100 percent politician, I think he's sorry he got caught."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Thought, Now, Remorse)

"At one point, I actually, ironically, thought I might go into criminology and work with the FBI."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Work, Thought)

"Well, for me, really, I think it was I wanted to try and clear up some of the misperceptions that were out there and fill in some of the historical gaps."
- Monica Lewinsky
"Well, it was actually - I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Movies, Idea, Books, Press)

"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)

"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)

"Stravinsky used Mother Goose. He was influenced by Mother Goose, indirectly, but very beautifully."
- Gyorgy Ligeti
(Related: Mother)

"There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Man, Sky)

"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Age, Opportunity, Day, Dress, Evening, Sky, Stars, Twilight, Youth)

"The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Day, Sky, Stars)

"There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers' battle with the heavens that cover them."
- Federico Garcia Lorca
(Related: Battle, Nothing)

"The only things that the United States has given to the world are skyscrapers, jazz, and cocktails. That is all. And in Cuba, in our America, they make much better cocktails."
- Federico Garcia Lorca
(Related: America, Jazz, states, United, World)

"Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Books, Earth, Rivers, Sea, Sky)

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Time, Lie, Clouds, Day, Idleness, Listening, Rest, Sky, Summer, Trees, Waste, Water)

"There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it."
- Max Lucado
(Related: Time, Love)

"I used to have a great love for Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, the big boys of the last century."
- Norman MacCaig
(Related: Love, Boys)

"In 1994, I started touring again and I recorded two albums for Chesky Jazz."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Jazz)

"But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static tends to come from particular places in the sky, the whole field of radio astronomy opened up."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Astronomy, Sky)

"I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by."
- John Masefield
(Related: Lonely, Sea, Sky)

"Love's boat has been shattered against the life of everyday. You and I are quits, and it's useless to draw up a list of mutual hurts, sorrows, and pains."
- Vladimir Mayakovsky
(Related: Life, Love)

"The one thing that's closest to my story is the thing about trying out for the juvenile delinquent role and getting it. That was the start of my acting career... which I've resumed, by the way."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Acting, Career, Trying)

"I don't like movies that are morally simple."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Movies)

"One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Want)

"I wish in my own mind I were more definite - that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script, but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Mind, Reading)

"California is an island, and New York's an island. Maybe it's time for me to change islands."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Change, Time, Islands)

"I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Movies, Audiences, Hurt, Office, Want, Wonder)

"Even when I begin with a situation that's basically funny or sad, I like to keep poking around in it. I like to get into the middle of a relationship, to explore the subtle places."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Funny)

"Colombia is in a risky position. They've got a peace process that's going nowhere, and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Peace, Production)

"Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky."
- Eric McCormack
(Related: Character, America, Gay, Play, Queen, Will)

"The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Experience, Sky)

"In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below."
- John McCrae
(Related: Larks, Poppies, Singing, Sky)

"Today they're praising you sky high, place you on a pedestal and tomorrow they don't want to know you."
- Mark McGrath
(Related: Sky, Today, Tomorrow, Want)

"What Clinton did with Lewinsky was despicable but was no threat to the nation. That he lied about it repeatedly and to the public is a reason for us to cease to trust him and for him to resign."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Trust, Nation, Public, Reason)

"Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Time, Truth, Care, Depression, Fault, First, Future, Sky, Unemployment)

"My first thought when I came here was that I understood why there are so many great Irish writers - because there is something mystical in the air. There's always this cloudy, moody sky and it's challenging."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Thought, First, Irish, Sky, Writers)

"No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Man)

"By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Music, Nature, God, Feet, Fire, Glory, Reading, Sky, Trees, World)

"The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
(Related: God, Soul, Sky)

"The sky seemed filled with diving planes and the black bursts of exploding antiaircraft shells."
- Dorie Miller
(Related: Sky)

"When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like a very risky proposition and all my friends were going to law school or med school or Wall Street."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Acting, College, Friends, Law, School)

"I think Lenat is headed in the right direction, but someone needs to include a knowledge base about learning."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Knowledge, Direction, Learning, Needs, Right)

"Around 1967 Dan Bobrow wrote a program to do algebra problems based on symbols rather than numbers."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Numbers, Problems)

"By the way, it was his simulations that helped out in Jurassic Park - without them, there would have been only a few dinosaurs. Based on his techniques, Industrial Light and Magic could make whole herds of dinosaurs race across the screen."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Light, Magic, Race)

"I heard that the same thing occurred in a scene in Alien, where the creature pops out of the chest of a crewman. The other actors didn't know what was to happen; the director wanted to get true surprise."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Actors)

"If you just have a single problem to solve, then fine, go ahead and use a neural network. But if you want to do science and understand how to choose architectures, or how to go to a new problem, you have to understand what different architectures can and cannot do."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Science, Network, Want)

"In general we are least aware of what our minds do best."
- Marvin Minsky
"Kubrick's vision seemed to be that humans are doomed, whereas Clarke's is that humans are moving on to a better stage of evolution."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Vision, Evolution)

"No computer has ever been designed that is ever aware of what it's doing; but most of the time, we aren't either."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Time, Computer)

"Once when I was standing at the base, they started rotating the set and a big, heavy wrench fell down from the 12 o'clock position of the set, and got buried in the ground a few feet from me. I could have been killed!"
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Feet)

"Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals. For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!"
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Car, Difference, Example, Right, Rules, Sense)

"Stanley Kubrick knew we had good graphics around MIT and came to my lab to find out how to do it. We had some really good stuff. I was very impressed with Kubrick; he knew all the graphics work I had ever heard of, and probably more."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Work)

"The basic idea in case-based, or CBR, is that the program has stored problems and solutions. Then, when a new problem comes up, the program tries to find a similar problem in its database by finding analogous aspects between the problems."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Idea, Problems)

"This is a tricky domain because, unlike simple arithmetic, to solve a calculus problem - and in particular to perform integration - you have to be smart about which integration technique should be used: integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, and so on."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Arithmetic)

"There are three basic approaches to AI: Case-based, rule-based, and connectionist reasoning."
- Marvin Minsky
"There was a failure to recognize the deep problems in AI; for instance, those captured in Blocks World. The people building physical robots learned nothing."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: People, Failure, Building, Deep, Nothing, Problems, World)

"We wanted to solve robot problems and needed some vision, action, reasoning, planning, and so forth. We even used some structural learning, such as was being explored by Patrick Winston."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Action, Vision, Being, Learning, Planning, Problems)

"When David Marr at MIT moved into computer vision, he generated a lot of excitement, but he hit up against the problem of knowledge representation; he had no good representations for knowledge in his vision systems."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Knowledge, Vision, Computer, Excitement)

"You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way."
- Marvin Minsky
"I believed in realism, as summarized by John McCarthy's comment to the effect that if we worked really hard, we'd have an intelligent system in from four to four hundred years."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Effect, Realism, Years)

"They don't actually see the real world, where 95% of the people with HIV are not treated and are dying. And even though we have some blue sky now in our country, the sky could become cloudy again very soon."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: People, Country, Dying, Now, Sky, World)

"As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too."
- Clement Clarke Moore
(Related: Sky)

"Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Clouds, Sky, Water)

"Bernard Herrmann used to write all his scores by himself. So did Bach, Beethoven and Stravinsky. I don't understand why this happens in the movie industry."
- Ennio Morricone
"You marvel at the economy and this choice of words. How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath, what can you say?"
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Choice, Economy, Moon, Sky, Words)

"I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people."
- Grandma Moses
(Related: People, Houses, Mountains, Sky)

"Thanks to nanny, I've got a deep understanding of Russian tales."
- Modest Mussorgsky
(Related: Deep, Understanding)

"Art is not an end in itself, but a means of addressing humanity."
- Modest Mussorgsky
(Related: Art, End, Humanity)

"There is extraordinary similarities between the Midwest in America and Europe in that there is this sense of vast, open sky and loneliness and cold."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: America, Europe, Loneliness, Open, Sense, Sky)

"The president's claim that Social Security is going broke is misleading at best. The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt that the system needs to be strengthened."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Doubt, Misleading, Needs, President, Security, Sky)

"For people who have for been putting their hard-earned money into the system for years, the president's idea would replace their safety net with a risky gamble with no assurance of a stable return of investment."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Money, People, Idea, Investment, President, Safety, Years)

"Because of my own experience with market fluctuation, I recognize the great risks one takes on investments. This converts the Social Security safety net into a risky proposition many cannot afford to take."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Experience, Safety, Security)

"What's bad for the country is always good for The Nation."
- Victor Navasky
(Related: Country, Nation)

"I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down."
- Allen Neuharth
(Related: Being, First, Sky)

"True strength is delicate."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Strength)

"I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Nature, Artists, Creation, Despair, Glory)

"What we call reality is an agreement that people have arrived at to make life more livable."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Life, People, Agreement, Reality)

"The freer that women become, the freer men will be. Because when you enslave someone, you are enslaved."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Men, Women, Will)

"I see no reason why I should tickle stones or waste time on polishing bronze."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Time, Reason, Waste)

"A woman may not hit a ball stronger than a man, but it is different. I prize that difference."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Difference, Man, May, Woman)

"I think all great innovations are built on rejections."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
"On one hand, to be able to go from one direction in the sky to study such an object to another direction to study another object, and on the other hand to be able to maintain accurately the position in space."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Direction, Sky, Space, Study)

"The objects that are of moderate energy, like our sun or most of the stars that we see in the night sky with the naked eye, are objects in which relatively moderate energy processes are taking place."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Energy, Eye, Night, Sky, Stars, Sun)

"People like eccentrics. Therefore they will leave me alone, saying that I am a mad clown."
- Vaslav Nijinsky
(Related: People, Saying, Will)

"The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Film, First, Lady, Memory, President, Sky)

"Gospel songs to me are about the mansion in the sky, and washed in the blood of Christ's crimson blood, songs that are filled with biblical wording that's no longer understood by a lot of people."
- Larry Norman
(Related: People, Blood, Christ, Sky, Songs)

"During the winter my attention was attracted to the changes in the stars and planets in the sky."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Attention, Sky, Stars, Winter)

"Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Power, Greatness, Economy, Military, Nation, Pride, Years)

"Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient - philanthropic prudence is also needed."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Harm, Humility, Prudence)

"Those who give of themselves rarely regret it."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Regret)

"Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Women, Discrimination, Gain, Jobs, Population, Today)

"The holy land was supposed to be spotless, a serious equivalent of Disneyland in which not a single candy wrapper is to stay on the ground for more than a few minutes."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Land)

"The data, however, do indicate that Christians who see Jews through a 17th-century lens, believing that most are thoroughly religious, are thoroughly wrong."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Religious, Wrong)

"That should be our test regarding immigrants. Those who come to America to tear it down or live off of others should not be welcomed."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: America)

"Those who believe in the importance of serving others should lead the way by fighting against the temptation we all have, and maybe especially as we age, to close in upon ourselves."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Age, Fighting, Importance, Temptation)

"Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Power, Minority)

"Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Christian, Easter, Holidays, Winter)

"And yet, those who speak loudly and call anyone who disagrees with them a wimp often do a disservice to the cause they are promoting."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Cause)

"A job should employ God-given talents in a way that glorifies Him."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: God, Job)

"Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture - academia, the most powerful media and many of our courts."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Animals, Culture, Machines, Media)

"On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Courage, Open, Talk)

"Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: War, Advice, Kids, Months, Now, Parents, Summer, Teaching, Visit, Want)

"Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Baseball, Needs, Rules, Spring)

"More people need to understand the games secular liberals play. Here's one rule-of-thumb: No matter how bad a story sounds - particularly if it sounds bad - recognize the pattern of defamation."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: People, Games, Liberals, Play)

"But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Christ)

"Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: American, Struggle)

"It starts this way: The worth of a job is not defined by what it allows you to do when you're not working."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Job, Worth)

"I still favor alternatives to governmental race-based preferences."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Race)

"I grew up Jewish, became an atheist and a Marxist, and 28 years ago, at age 26, became a Christian."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Age, Christian, Years)

"I don't know the right number of immigrants to let in."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Right)

"Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Women, Leaders, Meetings, Years)

"Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old, but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected, which means that so far over 12 million African children have been orphaned because of AIDS."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: African, Children, Old)

"Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Learning, Poverty)

"Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies."
- Major R. Owens
(Related: Oil, Will)

"It may be doubtful, at first, whether a person is an enemy or friend. Meat, if not properly digested, becomes poison; But poison, if used rightly, may turn medicinal."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Friend, Enemy, First, May, Poison)

"When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished. It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Work, Goal, Ants, May)

"Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Birds, Cause, Danger, Misfortune, Silence, Speech, Talking)

"If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Action, Enemies, Man, Right)

"Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Men, Affection, Cause, Familiarity, Quarrels)

"Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior. A burning stick, though turned to the ground, has its flame drawn upwards."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Beauty, Behavior, Man)

"By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: May)

"Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Blame, Man, Praise)

"I love to sing. I'm a soprano."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Love)

"I'm a grandmother, and a mighty proud one."
- Sara Paretsky
"I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home, so educating them was a waste of time."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Life, Time, Home, Conservative, Girls, Waste)

"I had wanted to write Ghost Country for a long time, but it wouldn't work."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Work, Time, Country)

"I have a friend who lives in the South Side of Chicago. I helped out at a church charity there where they try to give a bit of cohesion to a desperate area. Everyone was very welcoming."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Friend, Church, Charity, Chicago)

"I live and die with the Chicago Cubs."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Chicago)

"I realised I'd never climb Everest but thought I could still write a book."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Thought)

"I spent 10 years as a marketing manager. I've found my experience in the financial world invaluable background for writing about white-collar crimes."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Experience, Manager, Financial, Marketing, World, Writing, Years)

"I thought it was time for a tough, smart, likable female private investigator, and that's how VI came to life."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Life, Time, Thought)

"I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Science, College, University)

"The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals to justice is ever receding over the horizon."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Possibility, Justice)

"You get weird and unsettling behaviour in the country."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Country)

"I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Life)

"White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: America, Crime)

"I'm a daydreamer."
- Sara Paretsky
"The crime novel has always been my favourite genre."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Crime)

"The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America. It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address, but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: America, Literary, Name)

"Sometimes I think I'm a one-trick pony because I'm not very inventive about new ways of telling stories."
- Sara Paretsky
"Sometimes I panic and think I can't really write."
- Sara Paretsky
"Sisters in Crime now has more than 4,000 members worldwide."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Crime, Now, Sisters)

"People have less privacy and are crammed together in cities, but in the wide open spaces they secretly keep tabs on each other a lot more."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: People, Cities, Open, Privacy)

"No agent wants to see a book until he or she has decided whether to pursue the relationship."
- Sara Paretsky
"My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they expected me to stay at home and look after my younger siblings and do the housework."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Home, Housework, Intellectuals, Liberal, Parents)

"Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Money, People, Advertising, Awareness, Books, Newspapers)

"It took me nine months to write 60 pages. It was very frustrating."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Months)

"In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Men, Women, Time, Attention, Books, Help, Libraries, Mystery, Trying, Writers)

"I'm very honoured that there is a loyal following and I hope it continues."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Hope)

"I'm lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Life)

"Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich, astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy, magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking ride along Chicago's mean streets."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Chicago, Comedy, Country, Magic, Realism)

"Write what you care about."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Care)

"Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: First)

"I always wrote; my first story was published in the magazine The American Girl when I was 11."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: American, First)

"Around the time I turned 30, I wanted to publish a novel."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Time)

"In a still hot morning, the tide went out and didn't come back in. This was not a spectacular event. The sea did not roll up like a scroll, like the sky in Revelations. It quietly withdrew."
- Ruth Park
(Related: Sea, Sky)

"It was a rich and gorgeous sunset - an American sunset; and the ruddy glow of the sky was reflected from some extensive pools of water among the shadowy copses in the meadow below."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: American, Sky, Sunset, Water)

"Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie; the clouds were like light piles of cotton; and where the blue sky was visible, it wore a hazy and languid aspect."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: Clouds, Light, Open, Sky)

"It seems that the small movies are a little more risky and cutting-edge. You've got your big commerce and you've got your small films that you're more passionate about."
- Robert Patrick
(Related: Movies, Commerce)

"I wanted to play piano in restaurants in the south of France. I went there on holiday once and I saw this guy playing in an old tuxedo. He was all disheveled, with a whisky glass on the piano. I thought that was the coolest thing. So what's happened to me with 'Twilight' isn't really what I'd planned."
- Robert Pattinson
(Related: Thought, France, Holiday, Old, Play, Restaurants)

"In Texas it's always hot, dry, sunny, not a cloud in the sky."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: Sky)

"One of my great joys in life is being a pilot. There is a great sense of freedom in soaring through the sky. You get a different perspective up there. Seeing things that aren't so apparent from the ground."
- Sonny Perdue
(Related: Life, Being, Freedom, Perspective, Sense, Sky)

"Dark economic clouds are dissipating into an emerging blue sky of opportunity."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Opportunity, Clouds, Sky)

"If I wasn't doing this kind of exploration, I'd like to be doing some other kind of exploration. It might be more risky, or less risky, but, in the business of exploration, risk is part of the territory."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Business, Exploration, Risk)

"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Artist, Earth, Emotions, Sky)

"Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression."
- Camille Pissarro
(Related: Time, Work, Impression, First, Sky, Water)

"I talk to God but the sky is empty."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: God, Sky, Talk)

"The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Man, Partnership, Poor)

"Now that I know how supermarket meat is made, I regard eating it as a somewhat risky proposition. I know how those animals live and what's on their hides when they go to slaughter, so I don't buy industrial meat."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Animals, Eating, Now)

"I'll give you my answer calmly and sensibly, my final answer. My final answer is finally no. The answer is no! Absolutely and finally no! Finally and positively no! No! No! No! N - O!"
- Abraham Polonsky
"Twenty years ago I wanted to move to a nice place so our Charley would grow up a nice boy and learn a profession. But instead we live in a jungle, so he can only be a wild animal. D'you think I picked the East Side like Columbus picked America?"
- Abraham Polonsky
(Related: America, Columbus, Jungle, Profession, Years)

"Money has no moral opinions."
- Abraham Polonsky
(Related: Money, Opinions)

"If you don't get killed, it's a lucky day for anybody."
- Abraham Polonsky
(Related: Day)

"Do you know what it's like to love and be alone?"
- Abraham Polonsky
(Related: Love)

"A man could spend the rest of his life trying to remember what he shouldn't have said."
- Abraham Polonsky
(Related: Life, Man, Rest, Trying)

"A holiday is when you celebrate something that's all finished up, that happened a long time ago and now there's nothing left to celebrate but the dead."
- Abraham Polonsky
(Related: Time, Holiday, Nothing, Now)

"You must never throw away things that are worth good money."
- Abraham Polonsky
(Related: Money, Worth)

"As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism."
- Dennis Potter
(Related: Criticism, Writing)

"No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars."
- Llewelyn Powys
(Related: Eyes, Night, Provocative, Sight, Sky, Stars)

"Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Imagination, Opportunity, Ideas, Childhood, Language, Play, Problems, Writing)

"When I began writing, I didn't read any other children's poets... I didn't want to be influenced until I'd found my own voice. Now I read them all."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Children, Now, Poets, Voice, Want, Writing)

"We all need ways to express ourselves, and poetry is one of mine."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Poetry)

"There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Books, Difference, Poems, Writing)

"Then I decided to draw from and on my own imagination, and everything came out perfect."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Imagination)

"My wife used to tell me one of my best qualities was that my feet don't smell, but I remember my brother's did when we were kids."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Brother, Wife, Feet, Kids)

"Otherwise I don't read much adult poetry at all, because I'm not smart enough and mostly I don't get it."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Poetry)

"I've been influenced by poets as diverse as Dylan Thomas, Lewis Carroll, and Edgar Allan Poe."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Poets)

"I'm working now on a collection of Shakespearean sonnets, about 100 of them, that I may publish if anyone's interested. My take on life is a little different from the bard's."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Life, May, Now)

"I'm usually working on eight or 10 things at once."
- Jack Prelutsky
"I'm never bored."
- Jack Prelutsky
"I'm mostly influenced by life, what's around me, and my own childhood."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Life, Childhood)

"I write the poems first, with only a few exceptions for odd reasons, where I'm given the illustration first."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: First, Poems)

"I would go to sketch groups and draw. I really enjoyed the subject matter, but I wasn't good at it."
- Jack Prelutsky
"Poetry seems to sink into us the way prose doesn't. I can still quote verses I learned when I was very young, but I have trouble remembering one line of a novel I just finished reading."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Poetry, Prose, Reading, Trouble)

"I always knew would be some sort of artist, but didn't know what."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Artist)

"After I'd produced about two dozen pen and ink drawings, one evening I decided that they needed poems to accompany them. I still have no idea where that notion came from, but it took me about two hours to produce verses for these creatures."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Idea, Evening, Pen, Poems)

"My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Books, Computer, Facts, Reading, Teaching)

"I look for poetry in English because it's the only language I read."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Poetry, English, Language)

"I invented animals and birds - I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Friend, Animals, Birds, Fun, Months, Poems)

"I accept challenges, I have always done that in writing."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Writing)

"Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun, and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Poetry, Career, Children, Fun, Old, Writing)

"Children seem naturally drawn to poetry - it's some combination of the rhyme, rhythm, and the words themselves."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Poetry, Children, Words)

"I keep a guitar around while writing and will improvise music. I do this for several reasons, such as that it's fun, and sometimes it helps me with the meter."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Music, Fun, Guitar, Will, Writing)

"A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now."
- Thomas Pynchon
(Related: Nothing, Now, Sky)

"From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction, from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are and everything we have comes from one attribute of man - the function of his reasoning mind."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Man, Mind, Necessity, Religious)

"Anybody that thought that I tried to protect the president has forgotten that I asked for the expansion of the Monica Lewinsky matter."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Thought, President)

"Oh, yes, that never happened to me in my life before. It was a risky film, and I warned the producer."
- Alain Resnais
(Related: Life, Film)

"And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now."
- Trent Reznor
(Related: Home, Kiss, Day, Nothing, Now, Sea, Sky, Will)

"Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Infinite, Living, Sky, Succeed)

"Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: God, Bed, Country, Living, Open, Sky, Television)

"After that initial success, every chance we got we'd hire that remote recording truck and just record stuff at the Whisky because it was so inexpensive."
- Johnny Rivers
(Related: Success, Chance)

"About two months into the Whisky, I borrowed some money and rented a remote recording truck."
- Johnny Rivers
(Related: Money, Months)

"The sky was the color of Edgar Allan Poe's pajamas."
- Tom Robbins
(Related: Sky)

"Mr Speaker, I smell a rat; I see him forming in the air and darkening the sky; but I will nip him in the bud."
- Boyle Roche
(Related: Sky, Will)

"I know every Skynyrd and about all Johnny Cash songs."
- Kid Rock
(Related: Songs)

"A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous."
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(Related: Famous)

"Even Stravinsky does not evoke the same public affection as Verdi."
- Charles Rosen
(Related: Affection, Public)

"I think it's less risky for the Kerry campaign to embrace former President Clinton than it is to reject him."
- Stuart Rothenberg
(Related: President)

"A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human."
- Georges Rouault
(Related: Character, Expression, Interest, Sky)

"I'm really excited to be a part of it and sharing the legacy, any documentary I look up at the sky and Kevin Burns did and Bryan did and showed me again you know the history that's in this character and you know."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: History, Character, Sharing, Sky)

"Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Favorite)

"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet."
- Rumi
(Related: Life, Cause, Feet, First, Sky)

"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)

"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)

"Humor is very very risky, particularly for a candidate, unless he's been in so long that it just doesn't matter, and he's not running for president. But it's just that people are so sensitive and so touchy, and you're just going to upset somebody without ever realizing it."
- Mark Russell
(Related: Humor, People, President, Running)

"Skyrocketing insurance premiums are debilitating our Nation's health care delivery system and liability insurers are either leaving the market or raising rates to excessive levels."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Health, Care, Nation)

"I've learned a lot from the masters of orchestration, like Ravel and Stravinsky."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
"Stravinsky is masterly: his harmony is conceived so precisely that it can only be the way it is."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Harmony)

"Pulse as an active means of expression, Stravinsky and Beethoven are the two masters of that."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Expression)

"Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky - or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Time, Arithmetic, Right, Sky, Wrong)

"Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and note how the sky looks at those times, at least once."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Sky, Sunset)

"And having suffered for part of the war when I was a child. I was too young to really understand what was going on but one of my favorite pieces of animation now is that Goodbye Blue Sky in The Wall because that deals directly with that period in time."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Time, War, Animation, Deals, Favorite, Goodbye, Now, Sky)

"Plan Colombia was supposed to reduce Colombia's cultivation and distribution of drugs by 50 percent, but 6 years and $4.7 billion later, the drug control results are meager at best."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Control, Drugs, Results, Years)

"As a first generation Jewish American, I have witnessed firsthand Jewish immigrants who have come to this Nation in order to create a better life for themselves, their families, and future generations."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Life, American, First, Future, Generations, Nation, Order)

"Well, I was a very strong opponent of the war, in fact, one of those who went door to door to my colleagues and thus achieved 60 percent of the Democrats voting no against this war."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: War, Democrats, Fact, Voting)

"We need a vibrant Medicaid program and strategies to expand affordable access to health care for all, especially for the specialty care services that community health centers do not provide."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Health, Care, Community)

"Through educational programming, Jewish American History Month will help raise the awareness of a people, their history and contributions. It will help combat anti-Semitism, a phenomenon that is on the rise and that unfortunately still exists in our Nation."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: History, People, American, Awareness, Help, Nation, Programming, Will)

"Three years into the war, tens of thousands of American troops remain targets of a growing Iraqi insurgency."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: War, American, Troops, Years)

"There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Control, Conflict, Help, World)

"The House Republican leadership has simply run out of ideas."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Leadership, Ideas, Republican)

"Since the birth of our Nation, no other right has been more important than having the ability to vote. Unfortunately, as history has shown, the denial of this right to minorities is a scar on our system of democracy."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: History, Ability, Democracy, Denial, Nation, Right, Vote)

"Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Economy, Light, Oil)

"Rather than proposing a forward-looking energy initiative, House Republicans continue to push Big Oil's tired old ideas, ideas that will do absolutely nothing to lower gas prices for the American consumer."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Ideas, American, Energy, Nothing, Oil, Old, Republicans, Will)

"As a Jew I cannot sit idle while genocidal atrocities continue to unfold in Darfur, Sudan."
- Jan Schakowsky
"In Illinois, community, migrant, homeless and public housing health centers operate 268 primary care sites and serve close to 1 million patients every year."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Health, Care, Community, Public)

"I was proud to witness American Jewish organizations found the Save Darfur Coalition in June 2004 to mobilize a coordinated interfaith response to the ongoing humanitarian disaster."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: American, Disaster, June)

"Handcuffing the ability of states and localities to develop clean fuels in the cheapest possible way, using local resources, is not sound or sensible policy."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Policy, Ability, Sound, states)

"Each and every day health centers provide high-quality primary and preventive care to our constituents."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Health, Care, Day)

"Community health centers do a great deal with limited resources. They provide critical medical care services to many who would otherwise have no other place to go or would end up in an emergency room."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Health, Medical, Care, Community, End)

"Because the Bush Administration will set no timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, both chambers of Congress acted to make sure our troops will not be left in Iraq indefinitely."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Congress, Iraq, Troops, Will)

"And we've also had now the speaker of the Parliament in Iraq using blatantly anti-Semitic remarks, saying the Jews and sons of Jews are the problem of all the violence that's in Iraq."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Iraq, Now, Parliament, Saying, Sons, Violence)

"Like other important immigrant communities, the Jewish experience in the United States represents the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Experience, Opportunity, America, Freedom, Promise, states, United)

"As grateful as we are for all the work the community health centers do, it is also important that we recognize that they cannot solve the health care crisis facing our Nation by themselves."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Health, Work, Care, Community, Crisis, Nation)

"Whenever a snowflake leaves the sky, it turns and turns to say Good-by!"
- Alexander Selkirk
(Related: Sky)

"Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Life, Earth, Eternity, Fire, Light, Rain, Sky, Sun, Wind)

"I don't know driving in another way which isn't risky. Each one has to improve himself. Each driver has its limit. My limit is a little bit further than other's."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Driving)

"I called to the other men that the sky was clearing, and then a moment later I realized that what I had seen was not a rift in the clouds but the white crest of an enormous wave."
- Ernest Shackleton
(Related: Men, Clouds, Sky)

"Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Men, April, December, May, Sky, Wives)

"Aim for the sky and you'll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you'll stay on the floor."
- Bill Shankly
(Related: Sky)

"I was inspired to write this book by those who are sceptical of the power of freedom to change the world."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Change, Power, Freedom, World)

"Of course, there can be serious injustices within free societies."
- Natan Sharansky
"Non-democratic regimes always need to mobilize their people against external enemies in order to maintain internal stability."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: People, Enemies, Order, Stability)

"My optimism is not based primarily on the successful march of democracy in recent times but rather is based on the experience of having lived in a fear society and studied the mechanics of tyranny that sustain such a society."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Experience, Society, Fear, Successful, Optimism, Democracy, March, Tyranny)

"Just as the 99% of Soviet citizens who supported the Soviet regime in 1985 was no indication of what the people inside the USSR really thought, the army of true believers that we think we see in the Arab world is an illusion."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Thought, People, Army, Illusion, World)

"Japan is not a Western democracy. The Japanese have kept their traditions, culture and heritage, but they have joined the community of free nations."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Community, Culture, Democracy, Nations, Traditions)

"It is not surprising, then, that in the decade since Oslo began, Arafat used all the resources placed at his disposal to fan the flames of hatred against Israel."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Hatred, Israel)

"Free societies are societies in which the right of dissent is protected."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Dissent, Right)

"In contrast, fear societies are societies in which dissent is banned."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Fear, Contrast, Dissent)

"Arafat rejected the deal because, as a dictator who had directed all his energies toward strengthening the Palestinians hatred toward Israel, Arafat could not afford to make peace."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Hatred, Israel)

"I have no doubt that given a real choice, the vast majority of Muslims and Arabs, like everyone else will choose a free society over a fear society."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Society, Fear, Choice, Doubt, Majority, Will)

"I am optimistic that peace can be achieved in the region because I believe that every society on earth can be free and that if freedom comes to the Middle East, there can be peace."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Society, Earth, Freedom)

"Democratic leaders, whose power is ultimately dependent on popular support, are held accountable for failing to improve the lives of their citizens. Therefore, they have a powerful incentive to keep their societies peaceful and prosperous."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Power, Leaders, Popular, Support)

"Can someone within that society walk into the town square and say what they want without fear of being punished for his or her views? If so, then that society is a free society. If not, it is a fear society."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Society, Fear, Being, Want)

"By helping readers understand these mechanics, I hope they will appreciate why freedom is for everyone, why it is essential for our security and why the free world plays a critically important role in advancing democracy around the globe."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Hope, Democracy, Freedom, Security, Will, World)

"By focusing once and for all on helping the Palestinians build a free society, I have no doubt that an historic compromise between Israelis and Palestinians can be reached and that peace can prevail."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Society, Compromise, Doubt)

"Believe me, the drug of freedom is universally potent."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Freedom)

"It is important to remember that some of the most serious thinkers once thought that democracy was not compatible with the cultures of Germany, Italy, Japan, Latin America and Russia."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Thought, America, Democracy, Germany, Italy, Russia)

"The message of the free world to any potential Palestinian leadership should be a simple one: Embrace democratic reform and we will embrace you."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Leadership, Potential, Reform, Will, World)

"The three main sources of scepticism are first, that not every people desires freedom; second, that democracy in certain parts of the world would be dangerous; and third, that there is little the world's democracies can do to advance freedom outside their countries."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: People, Countries, Democracy, First, Freedom, World)

"The two most important things that can be done to promote democracy in the world is first, to bring moral clarity back to world affairs and second, to link international policies to the advance of democracy around the globe."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Clarity, Democracy, First, World)

"There were no dissidents then in the USSR because they were all killed."
- Natan Sharansky
"This scepticism is the same scepticism I heard a generation ago in the USSR when few thought that a democratic transformation behind the iron curtain was possible."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Thought, Iron curtain)

"To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace - or at least a genuine peace - the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Nature, Peace, Behavior, Dictators)

"Unfortunately, little attention was paid to how Arafat ruled. In fact, some saw the harsh and repressive nature of Arafat's regime as actually bolstering the prospects for peace."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Nature, Peace, Attention, Fact)

"Will dissent be permitted? The answer to that question will determine whether the society is a free society or a fear society."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Society, Fear, Dissent, Question, Will)

"The only peace that can be made with a dictator is once that must be based on deterrence. For today, the dictator may be your friend, but tomorrow he will need you as an enemy."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Friend, Enemy, May, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"The central premise behind Oslo was that if Arafat were given enough legitimacy, territory, weapons and money, he would use his power to fight terror and make peace with Israel."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Power, Money, Fight, Israel, Terror, Weapons)

"People may believe that there can be a society where dissent is not permitted, but which is nonetheless not a fear society because everyone agrees with one another and therefore no one wants to dissent."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Society, People, Fear, Dissent, May)

"Only weeks after Oslo began, when nearly all the world and most of Israel was drunk with the idea of peace, I argued that a Palestinian society not constrained by democratic norms would be a fear society that would pose a grave threat to Israel."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Society, Peace, Idea, Fear, Grave, Israel, World)

"On the other hand, if the free world is concerned with how a new Palestinian leader governs, then the peace process will have a real chance to succeed."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Leader, Chance, Succeed, Will, World)

"When we are unwilling to draw clear moral lines between free societies and fear societies, when we are unwilling to call the former good and the latter evil, we will not be able to advance the cause of peace because peace cannot be disconnected from freedom."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Fear, Cause, Evil, Freedom, Will)

"There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!"
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Autumn, Harmony, Sky, Summer)

"The President forgot to mention the Moon, Mars, and the federal deficit - all of which are sky-high."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Moon, President, Sky)

"The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky."
- Solomon Short
(Related: War)

"The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness."
- Henryk Sienkiewicz
(Related: Soul, Loneliness, Man, Sky, Water)

"The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork."
- Igor Sikorsky
(Related: Work, Teamwork, Mankind)

"Trotsky rises to give me his hand, then sits at his desk, gently allowing his regard to light on my person."
- Georges Simenon
(Related: Light)

"To find in ourselves what makes life worth living is risky business, for it means that once we know we must seek it. It also means that without it life will be valueless."
- Marsha Sinetar
(Related: Life, Business, Living, Will, Worth)

"I came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all."
- Jennifer Sky
(Related: Change, Attitude, Character, Film)

"I was very introverted. I had glasses and was kind of weird. A lot of actors are pretty weird people."
- Jennifer Sky
(Related: People, Actors, Pretty)

"I come from a TV background, so for me this more like doing a freeing theatre piece because we'd go into a room and do the scene, instead of doing it as a wide shot, medium shot, and close up with only the odd line of dialogue."
- Jennifer Sky
(Related: Theatre)

"Chanting was very deep for me. It was as if I remembered it. It was like a real surrender."
- Ione Skye
(Related: Deep, Surrender)

"I fell in love with doing yoga."
- Ione Skye
(Related: Love, Yoga)

"I like doing a challenging class because it makes me more brave in life. My perception of hardships is now completely different. I'm not whining and moaning inside as much."
- Ione Skye
(Related: Life, Perception, Class, Now)

"Yoga is a life-saver."
- Ione Skye
(Related: Life, Yoga)

"I'd rather spend my time looking at the sky than listening to Whitney Houston."
- Robert Smith
(Related: Time, Houston, Listening, Sky)

"From the top of the quarry cliffs, one could see the New Jersey suburbs bordered by the New York City skyline."
- Robert Smithson
"When you play Bobby, it is not a question if you win or lose. It is a question if you survive."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Play, Question)

"On the other hand, chess is a mass sport now and for chess organisers shorter time control is obviously more attractive. But I think that this control does not suit World Championship matches."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Time, Control, Chess, Now, World)

"Recently I saw Kasparov and he looked to me as still young and potent champion."
- Boris Spassky
"The place of chess in the society is closely related to the attitude of young people towards our game."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Society, People, Attitude, Chess)

"The Soviet Union was an exception, but even there chess players were not rich. Only Fischer changed that."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Chess)

"Time control directly influences the quality of play."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Time, Quality, Control, Play)

"We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema - some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Work, Actors, Chess, Cinema, Theatre)

"We were like bishops of opposite color."
- Boris Spassky
"When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn, almost brutal. Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Fight, Spirit, Style)

"When I played Bobby Fischer, my opponent fought against organizations - the television producers and the match organizers. But he never fought against me personally. I lost to Bobby before the match because he was already stronger than I. He won normally."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Television)

"Nowadays young people have great choice of occupations, hobbies, etc, so chess is experiencing difficulties because of the high competition. Now it's hard to make living in chess, so our profession does attract young people."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: People, Chess, Choice, Competition, Difficulties, Hobbies, Living, Now, Occupations, Profession)

"Nowadays it would be reasonable to have an annual world championship."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: World)

"Bobby Fischer has an enormous knowledge of chess and his familiarity with the chess literature of the USSR is immense."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Knowledge, Chess, Familiarity, Literature)

"Nowadays the dynamic element is more important in chess - players more often sacrifice material to obtain dynamic compensation."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Sacrifice, Chess)

"In my country, at that time, being a champion of chess was like being a King. At that time I was a King - and when you are King you feel a lot of responsibility, but there is nobody there to help you."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Time, Being, Chess, Country, Help, Responsibility)

"I try to help developing junior chess. When I lived in USSR, I got a lot of free help from very good coaches - now I am trying to repay that debt."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Chess, Coaches, Debt, Help, Now, Trying)

"I think that the World Champion should try to defend the quality of play more than anyone else."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Quality, Play, World)

"I don't want ever to be champion again."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Want)

"I don't play in tournaments, but I follow some."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Play)

"I also follow chess on the Internet, where Kasparov's site is very interesting."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Chess, Internet)

"For example, computer defends well, but for humans its is harder to defend than attack, particularly with the modern time control."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Time, Control, Computer, Example)

"Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess, modern players like to take the initiative. Usually they are poor defenders though."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Chess, Poor)

"But one way or another, judges perform a very vital function in our society. They have a risky job and they are entitled to security."
- Arlen Spector
(Related: Society, Job, Judges, Security)

"A glass of whisky in Scotland in the thirties cost less than a cup of tea."
- Catherine Helen Spence
(Related: Scotland, Tea)

"Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Art, Love)

"The greatest wisdom is to realize one's lack of it."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Wisdom)

"Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Theatre)

"The main factor in any form of creativeness is the life of a human spirit, that of the actor and his part, their joint feelings and subconscious creation."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Life, Feelings, Actor, Creation, Spirit)

"Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and a shortened period of mental assimilation."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Talent, Attention, Nothing)

"Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they are difficult to satisfy. All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Actor, Laws)

"Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Work, Traditions, Will)

"We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Painting, Perspective, Sound, Speech, Word, Words)

"Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Actors)

"The sky lovingly smiles on the earth and her children."
- Henry Morton Stanley
(Related: Children, Earth, Sky, Smiles)

"The sky, the sky beyond the door is blue."
- Ryan Stiles
(Related: Sky)

"Paul is Starsky, and I met him before shooting. He was very kind and encouraged us to go with what we wanted to do. It was very sweet to see them back with the car after 25 years."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Car, Years)

"The cliches are that it's the most generic Starsky and Hutch plot you can find."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Cliches)

"Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Act, Fact, Horses, Light, Sky, Windows)

"The real composer thinks about his work the whole time; he is not always conscious of this, but he is aware of it later when he suddenly knows what he will do."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Work, Time, Will)

"Music is given to us with the sole purpose of establishing an order in things, including, and particularly, the coordination between man and time."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, Time, Purpose, Man, Order)

"My music is best understood by children and animals."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, Animals, Children)

"Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven."
- Igor Stravinsky
"The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, God, Church, Building, Praise)

"A good composer does not imitate; he steals."
- Igor Stravinsky
"The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, Ending, Reason)

"Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Work, Inspiration, Appetite, Beginning, Eating)

"The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Love, Music, People, Appreciation, Respect, Trouble)

"To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Effort, Merit)

"Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, End)

"What force is more potent than love?"
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Love, Force)

"What gives the artist real prestige is his imitators."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Artist)

"Why is it that whenever I hear a piece of music I don't like, it's always by Villa-Lobos?"
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music)

"The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Execution, Self)

"Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Artists)

"Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?"
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Love, Being, Succeed)

"In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love?"
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Love, Force, Order)

"I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament and talent I should have been more suited for the life of a small Bach, living in anonymity and composing regularly for an established service and for God."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Life, Time, Talent, God, Living, Sense, Service, Temperament)

"I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the variety of rhythm offer me opportunities that all of human genius will never exhaust."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Genius, Variety, Will)

"I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, Life)

"I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Life, Wisdom, Knowledge, Mistakes)

"I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Truth, Present, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"I am an inventor of music."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music)

"Harpists spend 90 percent of their lives tuning their harps and 10 percent playing out of tune."
- Igor Stravinsky
"Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, Drama, Film, Living, Reading)

"Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music. 'Classic' music eliminates the conductor; we do not remember him in it."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, Careers)

"A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo; and zoo animals have been known to die from stares."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Family, Animals)

"Money may kindle, but it cannot by itself, and for very long, burn."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Money, May)

"Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly."
- Simeon Strunsky
(Related: Famous)

"New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and deserts of the United States."
- Simeon Strunsky
(Related: Mountains, states, United, Will)

"People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway."
- Simeon Strunsky
(Related: Time, People, Democracy, Want)

"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Life, Clouds, Rain, Sky, Sunset)

"Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Love, Time, Dream, Childhood, Rest, Sky, Space, Will)

"The bluebird carries the sky on his back."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Sky)

"Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Men, God, Earth, Sky, Waste)

"Yes, we've seen it all before. And yes, those who do not study history are condemned to repeat it. But no, the sky is not falling - baseball is such a great game that neither the owners nor the players can kill it. After some necessary carnage, market forces will prevail."
- John Thorn
(Related: History, Baseball, Sky, Study, Will)

"I would not have so many scripts being driven by demographics. The play's the thing - not the 18-35 year old male age group."
- Stephen Tobolowsky
(Related: Age, Being, Old, Play)

"I was interested in telescopes and the way they worked because I had an intense desire to see what things looked like, so I learned how to use telescopes and find things in the sky."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Desire, Sky)

"The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Nature, Society, Blind, Consciousness, Humanity, May)

"You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Strategy, May)

"Where force is necessary, there it must be applied boldly, decisively and completely. But one must know the limitations of force; one must know when to blend force with a maneuver, a blow with an agreement."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Agreement, Force, Limitations)

"There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Car, Accident, Question)

"There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Peace, War, Circumstances, Rules)

"The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: End, May)

"The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Life, People, Character, Strength)

"Technique is noticed most markedly in the case of those who have not mastered it."
- Leon Trotsky
"Revolutions are always verbose."
- Leon Trotsky
"Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Age, Man, Old)

"Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravity."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Force, Gravity)

"Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain - at least in a poor country like Russia - and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: America, Country, Effect, Man, Poor, Russia, Vanity)

"Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Art, Laws)

"In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Time, Cruelty, Struggle)

"If we had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Time, Mistakes)

"Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Ideas, Fire, Mind)

"Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Enemies, Learning, Necessity)

"From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: People, Being, Myth, Reality)

"If we had had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Time, Mistakes)

"England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: England, Nothing, Will)

"Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Life, Idea, Cynicism, Frustration, Misery, Weakness)

"Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Fascism, Nothing)

"Doing stunt work is risky, but it's something I enjoy."
- Verne Troyer
(Related: Work)

"The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever."
- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
(Related: Earth, Humanity, Mankind)

"Man must at all costs overcome the Earth's gravity and have, in reserve, the space at least of the Solar System."
- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
(Related: Earth, Gravity, Man, Space)

"Revolution! The people howls and cries, Freedom, that's what we're needing! We've needed it for centuries, our arteries are bleeding. The stage is shaking, the audience rock. The whole thing is over by nine o'clock."
- Kurt Tucholsky
(Related: People, Freedom)

"We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Sky)

"Women hold up half the sky."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Women, Sky)

"Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Thoughts, Body, Light, Mind, Ocean, Sky)

"Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life."
- John Updike
(Related: Life, Earth, Grace, Rain, Sky)

"On the day I was born, or possibly on one of the following days, my father went on a walk in the forested hills and thought of a name for me. His first son was called Daniel, and Samuel in memory of one of his forefathers."
- Immanuel Velikovsky
(Related: Father, Son, Thought, Day, First, Memory, Name)

"It is difficult to describe in short the enthusiasm and devotion provoked by and given to my research. We lived almost in poverty. I used pencils, two for a nickel, and could not buy a fountain pen, when I lost mine."
- Immanuel Velikovsky
(Related: Enthusiasm, Devotion, Pen, Poverty, Research)

"When I was a child of six or seven my father would show me the chapter in the prophet Isaiah where the name Immanuel is found; more than once he spoke to me of the faith he put in me."
- Immanuel Velikovsky
(Related: Faith, Father, Name)

"My first name - I have no middle name - was chosen by my father, as he told me, on that solitary walk in the forested hills. He selected it from a verse of the seventh chapter of Isaiah; there was no Immanuel among our ancestors known to him."
- Immanuel Velikovsky
(Related: Father, First, Name)

"My father felt that his world of ideas was too liberal for traditional rabbinical teachings, and he looked for a chance to find a way in life."
- Immanuel Velikovsky
(Related: Life, Father, Ideas, Chance, Liberal, World)

"My earliest memory is dreamlike: in a small orchard or garden I am carried on the arm, I believe, of my father; there was a group of grown-ups, my mother among them, and the group was slowly walking in the orchard, it seems toward the house."
- Immanuel Velikovsky
(Related: Mother, Father, Garden, Memory, Walking)

"On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains. It was a fatality!"
- Jules Verne
(Related: Clouds, Earth, Mountains, Sky)

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Will)

"My house is a bit like a teenager's bedroom. The kind of pictures you have hanging up on your wall say a lot about you. I've got ones of Evel Knievel, Elvis and Starsky and Hutch, signed by David Soul."
- Tim Vine
(Related: Soul)

"Do not let the Obama administration fool you with all their cunning Alinsky methods. And if you don't know what that method is, I implore you to get the book 'Rules for Radicals,' by Saul Alinsky. Mr. Obama is very well trained in these methods."
- Jon Voight
(Related: Cunning, Fool)

"Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Life, Nothing, Risk)

"Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth."
- Margaret Walker
(Related: Peace, People, Courage, Growth, Earth, Freedom, Sky, World)

"You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you."
- Alan Watts
(Related: God, Sky)

"We had no idea what we were in for when we started Blue Sky. We just had an idea of what we wanted to do. When we got to a point where it seemed impossible, we just kept doing it. After 18 years, we have a lot of it done."
- Chris Wedge
(Related: Idea, Sky, Years)

"I think the American Dream says that anything can happen if you work hard enough at it and are persistent, and have some ability. The sky is the limit to what you can build, and what can happen to you and your family."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Family, Work, Dream, Ability, American, Sky)

"The fixed stars signify the angel in man. That is why man orients himself by them; and that is why women have no appreciation for the starry sky; because they have no sense of the angel in man."
- Otto Weininger
(Related: Women, Appreciation, Man, Sense, Sky, Stars)

"I sat through Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones like three times at the Skyway when it came out."
- Paul Westerberg
(Related: Ladies, Gentlemen)

"The enormous lake stretched flat and smooth and white all the way to the edge of the gray sky. Wagon tracks went away across it, so far that you could not see where they went; they ended in nothing at all."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Nothing, Sky)

"But in the east the sky was pale and through the gray woods came lanterns with wagons and horses, bringing Grandpa and Grandma and aunts and uncles and cousins."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Horses, Sky)

"A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Behavior, Choice, Population)

"To me acting is like a jigsaw puzzle. The jigsaw puzzle is of the sky and all the pieces are blue. Out of this you have to create a human being and put it together."
- Henry Winkler
(Related: Acting, Being, Sky)

"The attack of John Brown upon Harper's Ferry came upon Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Sky)

"At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space."
- Natalie Wood
(Related: Night, Sea, Sky, Space, Stars)

"I installed a skylight in my apartment... the people who live above me are furious!"
- Steven Wright
(Related: People)

"We'll have to marshal our forces in Washington. It won't be easy. That doesn't mean it can't be done."
- Zev Yaroslavsky
(Related: Washington)

"I am disappointed and disturbed by both the NFL and the Dodgers - but much more by the Dodgers."
- Zev Yaroslavsky
"Later, I realized that the mission had to end in a let-down because the real barrier wasn't in the sky but in our knowledge and experience of supersonic flight."
- Chuck Yeager
(Related: Experience, Knowledge, End, Mission, Sky)

"Let's not talk about Communism. Communism was just and idea, just pie in the sky."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Idea, Communism, Sky, Talk)

"There was no wind in all that sweep of sky."
- Frank Yerby
(Related: Sky, Wind)

"I think the producers, for the most part, don't want to see prices skyrocket because that will only create problems for them down the road and would also be a, you know, would be a very serious shock for a world economy that can't afford serious shocks right now."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Economy, Now, Problems, Right, Road, Want, Will, World)

"A certain recluse, I know not who, once said that no bonds attached him to this life, and the only thing he would regret leaving was the sky."
- Kenko Yoshida
(Related: Life, Regret, Sky)

"If at first you don't succeed... so much for skydiving."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: First, Succeed)

"Another differentiator is that Skype is free and simple to set up, and it costs us virtually nothing for a new user to join the Skype network, which is why we can offer the service for free."
- Niklas Zennstrom
(Related: Network, Nothing, Service)

"If you can use a Web browser, you can use Skype."
- Niklas Zennstrom
"We also have a conference call feature where up to five people can talk on one Skype call."
- Niklas Zennstrom
(Related: People, Talk)

"Skype is easy enough to use so that people don't need to be tech savvy - a lot of users just want to communicate with their friends and family, and they find this is the easiest, cheapest way."
- Niklas Zennstrom
(Related: Family, People, Friends, Want)

"Skype is for any individual who has a broadband Internet connection."
- Niklas Zennstrom
(Related: Connection, Internet)

"People need to access Skype wirelessly, no matter where they are, and what happens is that we'll be taking advantage of the rollout of Internet everywhere - WiFi and WiMax in particular."
- Niklas Zennstrom
(Related: People, Internet)

"We have just started, and if you compare the number of people using Skype to the number using a telephone network around the world, we're still just starting."
- Niklas Zennstrom
(Related: People, Network, World)

"If Russia rises, it means that the USA falls down."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Russia)

"I've never signed any contract and never received a cent from Iraq."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Iraq)

"I'm against the capturing of Eastern Orthodox temples."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
"Let Catholics build their own churches and works."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Churches)

"I didn't sign any contracts, and I didn't see any oil."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Oil)

"The true reason of Ms. Rice's attack against Russia is very simple. Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men's attention."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Men, Attention, Reason, Russia, Woman)

"I believe in full freedom for Christians of all denominations."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Freedom)

"Europe has united, China is growing speedily and Russia possesses immense power in terms of fuel resources. The US administration cannot do anything about it."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Power, Europe, Russia, United)

"And, for instance, Baptists, Adventists, Lutherans, Pentecostals - let them exist on line with others."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
"Americans try to talk about positive family values, although the actual state of things is disastrous."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Family, Positive, Values, Americans, State, Talk)

"A mother-in-law is better than a single and childless political persona, though."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Mother)

"I mean, in general, the danger is from Oriental faiths and Islam."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Islam, Danger)

"We must force the government to stop the bird migration. We must shoot all birds, field all our men and troops... and force migratory birds to stay where they are."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Government, Men, Birds, Force, Troops)

"The matter of international relations is very subtle and exquisite."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
"We'll limit in all ways the work of religious faiths which are foreign to us."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Work, Religious)

"Military police is very timely for our army."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Army, Military, Police)

"We don't need this religious cosmopolitanism. It's no good."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Religious)

"There is no problem with the opening of new houses of prayer for Lutherans and Pentecostals."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Houses, Prayer)

"The USA experiences the crisis of ideological and moral values."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Values, Crisis)

"The only thing I oppose is persecuting of Eastern Orthodox priests and temples."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
"The civilized world needs to think about a decision when single politicians are not allowed to stay in power."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Power, Decision, Needs, Politicians, World)

"Russia is an Eastern Orthodox country."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Country, Russia)

"We'll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Work, Christian, Islam)

"I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?"
- Zhuangzi
(Related: Being, Man, Now, Sky)