Quotes and Sayings about Trouble



"A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself."
- Chinua Achebe
(Related: Man, Trouble)

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

"There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Country, Trouble)

"The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Time, Experience, People, Conviction, Country, Fool, Politicians, Trouble)

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

"People are still willing to do an honest day's work. The trouble is they want a week's pay for it."
- Joey Adams
(Related: Work, People, Day, Trouble, Want)

"If you have any trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to show you how it's done."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Trouble, Unix)

"It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Light, Trouble)

"The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Trouble)

"To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune, when you will gain a tear from those who listen, this is worth the trouble."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Gain, Trouble, Will, Worth)

"To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Wisdom, Mind, Treasure, Trouble)

"What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?"
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Girls, Help, Mothers)

"What troubles me is not that movie stars run for office, but that they find it easy to get elected. It should be difficult. It should be difficult for millionaires, too."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Office, Stars)

"Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own."
- Nelson Algren
(Related: Mom, Cards, Man, Play, Sleep, Woman)

"I always have trouble remembering three things: faces, names, and - I can't remember what the third thing is."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Faces, Names, Trouble)

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

"Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Faith, Thought, Action, Criticism, Doubt, Order, Reflection)

"Elvis and I continued to be friends, and I saw him once or twice a year. But he was a troubled person."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Friends)

"I was always in trouble from an early age. I had a fraught relationship with my parents, who were very traditional. Doing plays at school was a joyous release."
- Naveen Andrews
(Related: Age, Parents, School, Trouble)

"I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Hope, Being, EnglFantasy, Light, Obvious, Trouble, Waiting, Writers)

"There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers - only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Boys, Children, Girls, Numbers, Public, School)

"The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Truth, Efficiency, Lying, Trouble, Wishes)

"To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill."
- Aristotle
(Related: Death, Cowardice, Suicide, Trouble)

"The idea of it becomes a little freaky if you're dealing with someone who has trouble differentiating between fantasy and reality, but that's a concern no matter what kind of movie you're dealing with."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Idea, Concern, Fantasy, Reality, Trouble)

"In larger things we are convivial; what causes trouble is the trivial."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Causes, Trouble)

"It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so."
- Edwin Armstrong
(Related: People, Causes, Ignorance, Trouble, World)

"I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics. It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so."
- Edwin Armstrong
(Related: People, Causes, Ignorance, Mathematics, Trouble, World)

"Today we no longer regard the universe as the cause of our own undeserved troubles but perhaps, on the contrary, as the last refuge from the mismanagement of our earthly affairs."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Cause, Today, Universe)

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Death, Life)

"Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Truth, Thought, Knowledge, Accomplishment, Difficulties, Passion, Trouble, Will, Woman)

"In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests."
- John James Audubon
"Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Soul, Man)

"I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal."
- Jane Austen
(Related: People, Trouble, Want)

"When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Friends, Loss, Man)

"It is almost always the cover-up rather than the event that causes trouble."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Causes, Trouble)

"Let's face facts, this is visual medium, there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly don't make a career out of that anymore as an actor."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: People, Actor, Career, Facts, Trouble)

"Nobody can be exactly like me. Even I have trouble doing it."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Trouble)

"Nobody can be exactly me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Trouble)

"I don't think of myself as giving interviews. I just have conversations. That gets me in trouble."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Giving, Trouble)

"But generally speaking, I felt to engage in the political process was to sully oneself to such a degree that whatever came out wasn't worth the trouble put in."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Trouble, Worth)

"The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Truth, Elections, Giving, May, Media, Temptation, Trouble)

"Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Trouble)

"It's always been too slow for me. Playing. The pace of things. I'm a fast sprinter. The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months, I couldn't reach that point."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Months, Trouble)

"Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Time, Causes, Trouble)

"The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Life, Time, Women, Trouble)

"The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence: and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!"
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Policy, Being, Ending, Trouble)

"Literature is without proofs. By which it must be understood that it cannot prove, not only what it says, but even that it is worth the trouble of saying it."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Literature, Saying, Trouble, Worth)

"The art of living lies not in eliminating but in growing with troubles."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Art, Lies, Living)

"The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Anger, Poor, Trouble)

"If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Favorite, Trouble)

"Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more."
- Pierre Beaumarchais
(Related: Genius, Trouble)

"I think every American has a role in saving this country. Whether you're Democrat, Republican, independent, it doesn't matter. We all know the country's in trouble. We may disagree on how to solve it, but we all know the country's in trouble."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: American, Country, May, Republican, Trouble)

"The trouble for today's footballers is they have too many distractions. We used to get our old players coming to watch training with football magazines in their hands. Now, more often than not, they are checking the share prices."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Football, Now, Old, Today, Training, Trouble)

"This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Trouble)

"I mean, for all of his faults and the troubles in his marriage, Bill Clinton is still married to a girl he met in the library 25 years ago at school. Can we say that about many of our other leaders today in America, including on the right wing?"
- Paul Begala
(Related: Marriage, America, Faults, Leaders, Right, School, Today, Years)

"When one guy undermines the other, it only causes trouble, and the team isn't successful. It's very important for both of us to accept our role and help the team. One guy can get hot, and if that's Alex, I'll support him and help any way I can."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Successful, Causes, Help, Support, Trouble)

"The true gourmet, like the true artist, is one of the unhappiest creatures existent. His trouble comes from so seldom finding what he constantly seeks: perfection."
- Ludwig Bemelmans
(Related: Artist, Perfection, Trouble)

"The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Life, Answers, Trouble)

"The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Life, Character, Feeling, Living, Suicide, Trouble, Worth)

"The other teams could make trouble for us if they win."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with talking about acting is that it's like sex. It's enormously fun to do but just dreadfully embarrassing when you have to talk about it."
- Paul Bettany
(Related: Sex, Acting, Fun, Talk, Talking, Trouble)

"The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so."
- Josh Billings
(Related: People, Trouble)

"There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them."
- Josh Billings
(Related: People, Trouble)

"Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome."
- William Bligh
(Related: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

"It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Sympathy, Kindness, Trouble, World)

"What is the source of all this trouble? I'm saying that the source is basically in thought. Many people would think that such a statement is crazy, because thought is the one thing we have with which to solve our problems. That's part of our tradition."
- David Bohm
(Related: Thought, People, Problems, Saying, Tradition, Trouble)

"Now the big question is if you are going to go to all the trouble of setting an opera and making all that music and so on, there's got to be some aspect that you can do in an opera that really makes it worth while."
- William Bolcom
(Related: Music, Now, Opera, Question, Trouble, Worth)

"I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall. I'm still very troubled by the fact that I'm in the hall and my dad isn't."
- Debby Boone
(Related: Dad, Fact, Fame, Wonder)

"I was always one who was clowning around in school and getting in trouble."
- David Boreanaz
(Related: School, Trouble)

"When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder."
- James H. Boren
(Related: Doubt, Trouble)

"Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Change, Friends, Mistakes, Self, Trouble, Writers)

"I was in an awful lot of trouble in Hollywood."
- Eddie Bracken
(Related: Hollywood, Trouble)

"When you are a strong woman, you will attract trouble. When a man feels threatened, there is always trouble."
- Barbara Taylor Bradford
(Related: Man, Trouble, Will, Woman)

"When I was a little boy I did not, of course, trouble much about my appearance."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Appearance, Trouble)

"People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: People, Trouble)

"What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Peace, War, Running, Trouble)

"Saddam spent 35 years stealing and wasting money, and all of these systems are very fragile and brittle, and you try to fix one thing and something else gets in trouble."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Money, Trouble, Years)

"Trouble is, I don't get to play a lot at the moment because I've just signed a contract where I've got to do 200 shows a year in pubs, so the golf's fallen away a bit."
- Eric Bristow
(Related: Golf, Play, Trouble)

"Dissent is the native activity of the scientist, and it has got him into a good deal of trouble in the last years. But if that is cut off, what is left will not be a scientist. And I doubt whether it will be a man."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Dissent, Doubt, Man, Trouble, Will, Years)

"The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss of blankets."
- Rupert Brooke
(Related: Kiss, Trouble)

"If it's something that reaches out and grabs me, I want to do it. I have a lot of trouble doing things that don't grab me. So, I'm not a very good actor in that way. I can't fake it."
- Clancy Brown
(Related: Actor, Trouble, Want)

"When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy. Just like church does. People don't go to church to find trouble, they go there to lose it."
- James Brown
(Related: People, Church, Joy, Trouble, Trying)

"No, Jar Jar Binks was fine by me but probably went on a little bit too long. When they were in trouble and were battling, it should have been more serious and it became a bit too silly."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Silly, Trouble)

"I am seriously troubled by the proposed rapid consolidation in the telecommunications marketplace."
- Conrad Bums
"It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth."
- George Burns
(Related: Trouble)

"Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Business, Mind, Trouble, World)

"Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day's own trouble be sufficient for the day."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Day, Tomorrow, Trouble, Will)

"I was the bad kid in school. I was usually in trouble."
- Scott Caan
(Related: School, Trouble)

"Boss, life is trouble. Only death is not. To be alive is to undo your belt and look for trouble."
- Michael Cacoyannis
(Related: Death, Life, Boss, Trouble)

"The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around."
- Herb Caen
(Related: Time, Pain, Trouble)

"The trouble with telling a good story is that it invariably reminds the other fellow of a dull one."
- Sid Caesar
(Related: Trouble)

"Every age has its happiness and troubles."
- Jeanne Calment
(Related: Age, Happiness)

"When I was a kid and got in trouble, I'd always say, Mom, I'm in trouble. Well, Mom, I'm in trouble."
- Earl Campbell
(Related: Mom, Trouble)

"He would still see it as his duty to shut up and get on with it, not cause any trouble. In our own time we've made a hero of the rebel, and it's more heroic to speak up."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: Time, Cause, Duty, Trouble)

"I like to start the day early, it keeps me out of trouble."
- Glen Campbell
(Related: Day, Trouble)

"Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Religion, Facts, Metaphors, Trouble)

"The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone, that never mused on sorrow but its own."
- Thomas Campbell
(Related: Heart, Sorrow)

"I think the real place where most evangelicals have trouble with the Democratic Party is on the issue of abortion."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Abortion, Party, Trouble)

"Prohibition has made nothing but trouble."
- Al Capone
(Related: Nothing, Prohibition, Trouble)

"People laugh to forget their troubles, and to forget their troubles they like to look at people who aren't doing better than they are."
- Drew Carey
(Related: People, Forget)

"Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face."
- Drew Carey
(Related: People, Successful, Job, Trouble)

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

"When I last went to Italy, over two years ago, I had a lot more trouble understanding the language than I used to when I lived there for a year. I used to speak very little but I could understand very well."
- Marcel Carne
(Related: Italy, Language, Trouble, Understanding, Years)

"That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.'"
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Money, Being, Trouble)

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

"I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Wife)

"By recollecting the pleasures I have had formerly, I renew them, I enjoy them a second time, while I laugh at the remembrance of troubles now past, and which I no longer feel."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Time, Now, Past, Remembrance)

"Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight."
- Johnny Cash
(Related: People, Causes, Fight, Trouble)

"If people use common sense and their own guiding moral compass, I think they'll generally stay out of trouble."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: People, Common sense, Trouble)

"All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Idea, Chance, Gentleman, Giving, Trouble)

"Brunettes are troublemakers. They're worse than the Jews."
- Charlie Chaplin
"Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Nothing, World)

"There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, "If you believe in Me, you ain't going to have no troubles.""
- Ray Charles
(Related: Bible, New testament, Nothing, Old)

"Where journalists have gotten themselves in trouble over the last few decades is that their skepticism often extends only to American officials, the U.S. military and Republican politicians."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: American, Military, Politicians, Republican, Skepticism, Trouble)

"The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him."
- Cher
(Related: Women, Nothing, Trouble)

"The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Health, Body, Mind, Trouble, Trying)

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Trust, God)

"I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Mother, Idleness, Invention, Laziness, Necessity, Opinion, Trouble)

"Is there any wonder why we are in such big trouble? Any question why the people don't trust their government anymore, and demand a change?"
- Chris Christie
(Related: Change, Government, Trust, People, Question, Trouble, Wonder)

"Sweet is the memory of past troubles."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Memory, Past)

"A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
"The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: Love, Money, Baseball, Excitement, Today, Trouble)

"The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge hammer to smash a butterfly."
- Imogene Coca
(Related: People, Comedians, Satire, Trouble)

"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)

"The trouble with normal is it always gets worse."
- Bruce Cockburn
(Related: Trouble)

"But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Time, Books, Trouble)

"I'm trying to get hold of them... the trouble is a lot of the companies that recorded and produced the albums went bust, so I don't know where to get the masters."
- Cy Coleman
(Related: Trouble, Trying)

"I do remember being in high school and trying to go to an Outlaws concert, but I was too drunk and ended up in trouble with the police at some truck stop on 95 in Connecticut."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Being, Police, School, Trouble, Trying)

"Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Goal, Encouragement, Nothing, Praise, Tides, Trouble, Will, World)

"That's the trouble with anything which essentially has a lot of bits that are physically impossible: You're left, stuck, in the studio. And that's a shame. You're making a movie. You don't want it to stay put, you want it to be a movie - to move."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Shame, Trouble, Want)

"I don't believe in angels and I have trouble with the whole God thing. I don't want to say I don't believe in God, but I don't think I do. But I believe in people who do."
- Billy Connolly
(Related: God, People, Angels, Trouble, Want)

"People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that."
- Kevin Conroy
(Related: People, Being, Fantasy, Parents, Trouble, Will)

"Each man must have his I; it is more necessary to him than bread; and if he does not find scope for it within the existing institutions he will be likely to make trouble."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Man, Trouble, Will)

"Many gloat over their own troubles."
- Mason Cooley
"Fulfillment is often more trouble than it is worth."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Fulfillment, Trouble, Worth)

"Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still."
- Calvin Coolidge
"Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Trouble, Will)

"If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Road, Will)

"I am involved in minor league baseball. I go around the country speaking to troubled youths, trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose, they'll need to really pay attention to it."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Attention, Baseball, Country, Help, Trying)

"The original judgment of the FBI, the Secret Service, and the CIA was that there were three shots. I don't think that convinced us except as a statement by people, many of them who were familiar with ballistics. This question troubled me greatly."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: People, Judgment, Question, Service)

"The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Work, Trouble)

"Most of my teachers probably found I made less trouble if they let me read."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Teachers, Trouble)

"When I read Thirteen Days I was moved by it. It was just a great time for the world, in terms of looking back in history and seeing how we got ourselves into trouble and how we got ourselves out of trouble."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: History, Time, Trouble, World)

"I have trouble with seafood because it tastes like a dock."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Trouble)

"Whether they run a record company or a grocery store, every boss will tell you you're in big trouble if you're borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We've got to start getting the deficit down right now, not next year."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Boss, Borrowing, Company, Future, Generations, Now, Pain, Right, Trouble, Will)

"I only go to mass when somebody asks me, but when I get in trouble I call for a priest."
- Broderick Crawford
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it's too late."
- Seymoure Cray
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with children is that they're not returnable."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Children, Trouble)

"If you will investigate all the Indian troubles, you will find that there is something wrong of this nature at the bottom of all of them, something relating to the supplies, or else a tardy and broken faith on the part of the general government."
- George Crook
(Related: Faith, Government, Nature, Will, Wrong)

"The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them."
- Samuel McChord Crothers
(Related: Facts, Trouble)

"The trouble with the dictionary is that you have to know how a word is spelled before you can look it up to see how it is spelled."
- Will Cuppy
(Related: Trouble, Word)

"There was a strange atmosphere on the set because we were filming in this large house, which was used for troubled children. You'd go in and find walls had been burnt down. The building was charged with this history and it stayed with us throughout the filming."
- Beatrice Dalle
(Related: History, Building, Children)

"The trouble with law is lawyers."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Law, Lawyers, Trouble)

"One thing I learned about riding is to look for trouble before it happens."
- Joe Davis
(Related: Trouble)

"My Brilliant Career was beautifully directed, but I had a bit of trouble with myself in it. It was a silly script, based on a book this 16-year-old girl wrote."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Career, Silly, Trouble)

"The trouble with the performance poets is that they don't seem to have read anything. So there is not a real sense of the poetic tradition in their work."
- Peter Davison
(Related: Work, Performance, Poets, Sense, Tradition, Trouble)

"I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own."
- Les Dawson
(Related: Living, Trouble)

"I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. In other words, I lead with my heart and not my head. That's the only chance we have against George Bush."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Heart, Chance, Trouble, Words)

"Look, I'm not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say what I think and I believe what I say, and I'm willing to say things that are not popular but ordinary people know are right."
- Howard Dean
(Related: People, Popular, Right, Trouble)

"In trouble to be troubled, Is to have your trouble doubled."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Trouble)

"Do not be troubled for a language, cultivate your soul and she will show herself."
- Eugene Delacroix
(Related: Soul, Language, Will)

"Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Change, Thought, People, Victory, Enemy, Trouble, Vengeance)

"Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Doubt)

"All women who kill or have sexual obsessions or who are prostitutes have trouble with their fathers."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Women, Fathers, Obsessions, Trouble)

"Prostitution happens to you because of troubles you had. In reality no woman would choose to do that."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Prostitution, Reality, Woman)

"When man decides he can control nature, he's in deep trouble."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Nature, Control, Deep, Man, Trouble)

"I have always had trouble recognizing myself in the features of the intellectual playing his political role according to the screenplay that you are familiar with and whose heritage deserves to be questioned."
- Jacques Derrida
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with the sacred Individual is that he has no significance, except as he can acquire it from others, from the social whole."
- Bernard Devoto
(Related: Trouble)

"The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs."
- John Dewey
(Related: Work, Beliefs, Old, Trouble)

"Believe me, you can get into a lot of trouble being sixteen years old in a foreign country with no adult telling you when to come home."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Home, Being, Country, Old, Trouble, Years)

"The trouble with being educated is that it takes a long time; it uses up the better part of your life and when you are finished what you know is that you would have benefited more by going into banking."
- Philip K. Dick
(Related: Life, Time, Being, Trouble)

"Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Religion, Society, Trouble)

"I should like to suggest to you that the cause of all the economic troubles is that we have an economic system which tries to maintain an equality of value between two things, which it would be better to recognise from the beginning as of unequal value."
- Paul Dirac
(Related: Equality, Beginning, Cause, Value)

"All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Life, Adversity, May, Obstacles, World)

"It is a queer thing, but imaginary troubles are harder to bear than actual ones."
- Dorothy Dix
"I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us."
- Dorothy Dix
(Related: Cowards, Day, Future, Tomorrow, Trouble)

"If you are you, 24 hours a day, then you do not have to remember who you are supposed to be in different situations - something that I imagine could be troublesome."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Day)

"When I do documentaries, my best information ends up on the cutting-room floor. People have trouble dealing with sexual honesty."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: People, Honesty, Information, Trouble)

"The voice collects and translates your bad physical health, your emotional worries, your personal troubles."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Health, Voice)

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

"With a terrible script you hustle and try to make it better. But with a good script it can be trouble because you rest on your laurels, so to speak, you think it's going to translate easily."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Rest, Trouble)

"When you have a good script you're almost in more trouble than when you have a terrible script."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Trouble)

"Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles."
- Henry Drummond
(Related: Men, Life, Difficulties, Obstacles)

"A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp."
- Raymond Duncan
(Related: Parents, Summer)

"Americans often have trouble enjoying the present moment."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Americans, Present, Trouble)

"I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Age, Language, Magic, Trouble, Words)

"The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds."
- Will Durant
(Related: People, Trouble, Wishes)

"I think a lot of composers get into trouble just making up a plot and expecting an audience to follow that."
- John Eaton
(Related: Composers, Trouble)

"I've been in a lot of trouble and come out of it. I think it shows a lot of good character."
- Stefan Edberg
(Related: Character, Trouble)

"From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hard."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Iron curtain, Trouble, Tyranny)

"Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self."
- George Eliot
(Related: Vision, Glory, Self, Will, World)

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

"My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Trouble)

"No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Design, People, Building, Houses)

"The parent knows instinctively that if they're working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school, more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education."
- John Engler
(Related: Education, Example, School, Trouble)

"I had a lot of trouble with engineers, because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view, and then learning how to perform that function."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Learning, Trouble)

"It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble."
- Epicurus
(Related: Fear, Lying, Trouble)

"When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's any trouble at all. People come out of the woodwork with their money to help out because we went over and fought a war."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Money, War, People, Help, Trouble)

"I was six when we came to this country. When I was 14 or so, I still had a lot of trouble with it."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Country, Trouble)

"Friends show their love in times of trouble."
- Euripides
(Related: Love, Friends, Trouble)

"I had trouble distinguishing art from life. I don't now, and I feel much better!"
- Donald Fagen
(Related: Art, Life, Now, Trouble)

"An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court."
- William Feather
(Related: Wedding, Court, Police, Trouble)

"Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles."
- William Feather
(Related: Forget, Job, Will)

"When I pick up the ball and it feels nice and light and small I know I'm going to have a good day. But if I picked it up and it's big and heavy, I know I'm liable to get into a little trouble."
- Bob Feller
(Related: Day, Light, Trouble)

"Nowadays, they have more trouble packing hair dryers than baseball equipment."
- Bob Feller
(Related: Baseball, Hair, Trouble)

"There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!"
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Computers, Work, Disease, Trouble)

"I hope that by going to visit the pope I have enabled everybody to see that the words Catholic and Protestant, as ordinarily used, are completely out of date. They are almost always used now purely for propaganda purposes. That is why so much trouble is caused by them."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Hope, Now, Propaganda, Trouble, Visit, Words)

"Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement. Discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Connection, Discouragement, Trouble)

"For me, college wasn't a breeze. I had 8 o'clock classes, I worked from 3 to 11 at the Settlement House. On weekends, if Northwestern Bell needed me, I'd troubleshoot for them, and I had a steady girl. God!"
- Henry Fonda
(Related: College)

"Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For the world's only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Time, Defense, Economy, Today, Trouble, World)

"It's very little trouble for me to accomodate my fans, unless I'm actually taking a pee at the time."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Time, Fans, Trouble)

"I'm not much of a club goer because every time I do go I get in trouble."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Time, Trouble)

"He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Love, Nature, Courage, Calamity, Faces, Human nature, Will)

"It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all."
- Emmet Fox
(Related: Love, Mistake, Difference, May, Trouble, Will)

"Trouble is a sieve through which we sift our acquaintances. Those too big to pass through are our friends."
- Arlene Francis
(Related: Friends, Trouble)

"If you don't cast well, you can be in real trouble."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Trouble)

"Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Business, Wisdom, Execution, Projects, Public, Trouble)

"Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Idleness, Trouble)

"If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Man, Wishes)

"The trouble with having a place for everything is how often it gets filled up with everything else."
- Don Fraser
(Related: Trouble)

"Not only do I have to live, right, I have to get some cash for my troubles - it's a scary thing, and people need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Movies, People, Right)

"Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent; but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: God, Man, Trouble)

"Review your work. You will find, if you are honest, that 90% of the trouble is traceable to loafing."
- Ford Frick
(Related: Work, Trouble, Will)

"Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Change, Education, Life, Trouble)

"As I grew older, I came to feel more responsible for any hardship or trouble my career caused my family."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Family, Career, Hardship, Trouble)

"And there never was an apple, in Adam's opinion, that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Eating, Opinion, Trouble, Worth)

"It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Thought, Nonsense)

"A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Conviction, Trouble)

"I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Life)

"My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful."
- Hamlin Garland
(Related: Care, Day, Thinking, Worry)

"In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Time, Business, Running, Trouble)

"I might have had trouble saving France in 1946 - I didn't have television then."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: France, Television, Trouble)

"Although this crisis in some ways started in the United States, it is a global crisis. We bear a substantial share of the responsibility for what has happened, but factors that made the crisis so acute and so difficult to contain lie in a broader set of global forces that built up in the years before the start of our current troubles."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Lie, Crisis, Responsibility, states, United, Years)

"With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: Change, Trouble, Vacation)

"Finally, I found a program that's put my troubles behind me."
- Maurice Gibb
"It's been interesting how kids have had hardly any problems watching it, but adults have more trouble. This happened way back even with Jabberwocky and Time Bandits."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Time, Kids, Problems, Trouble)

"It all goes back, of course, to Adam and Eve - a story which shows among other things, that if you make a woman out of a man, you are bound to get into trouble."
- Carol Gilligan
(Related: Man, Trouble, Woman)

"Nothing lasts forever - not even your troubles."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Nothing)

"The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we're ready for it."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Future, Trouble)

"Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Women, Trouble)

"When we label anyone 'bad', we will have more trouble dealing with him than if we could have settled for a lesser label."
- William Glasser
(Related: Trouble, Will)

"When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Hope, Trouble)

"That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Trouble)

"Lisa understands me. I'm very complex, but I have trouble opening up to people. I tend to keep things to myself. All my life, I've been kind of shy - opening up is always a challenge and Lisa can understand that."
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Related: Life, People, Challenge, Trouble)

"There was a second problem that was still not a technical problem... the project became classified. I couldn't work on it after having gone to all that trouble. I was considered a security risk, so I could not get a clearance."
- Gordon Gould
(Related: Work, Project, Risk, Security, Trouble)

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

"I used to have trouble in front of an audience. I felt uncomfortable."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Trouble)

"I thought it was terrible. I don't know who to believe. Williams was very loyal and honest. Nobody could ever say different. Sometimes, that got him into a lot of trouble. But after he died and they cut his head off, that made me sick."
- Curt Gowdy
(Related: Thought, Trouble)

"They may the better fish in the water when it is troubled."
- Richard Grafton
(Related: Fish, May, Water)

"Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Animals, Being, Company, Danger, Road, Support, Trouble)

"What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient, shining trouble."
- James Grainger
(Related: Fame, Gold, Trouble)

"I have terrible handwriting. I now say it's a learning disability... but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Disability, Learning, Now, Woman, Writing)

"Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex."
- Daniel S. Greenberg
(Related: Love, Sex, Self, Trouble)

"Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!"
- Buddy Guy
(Related: Money, HusbPeople, Poor, Singing, Trouble, Trying)

"Most people are interested in seeing 27-year-old women who are in movies somehow connected to sex. It's interesting to everyone. Especially little movies that are having trouble getting made, there's always sex."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Movies, Women, Sex, People, Trouble)

"I like to write about things about which I have no answers, questions that trouble me. These things trouble me."
- Paul Haggis
(Related: Answers, Questions, Trouble)

"Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds of trouble - the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have."
- Edward Everett Hale
(Related: Time, People, Trouble)

"My films do have characters who have trouble escaping the world around them."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Trouble, World)

"I have trouble voicing my thoughts... I can't communicate very well that way."
- Ayumi Hamasaki
(Related: Thoughts, Trouble)

"I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it."
- Oscar Hammerstein II
(Related: Hope, Reality, Talk, Ugly, World)

"A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate."
- Christopher Hampton
(Related: Life, Belief, Being, Disappointments, Energy, Literature, Result, World)

"It is refreshing to be able to express my views without having to toe a party line. It has got me into trouble on the odd occasion, but I am not going to stop saying what I think."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Party, Saying, Trouble)

"It would be nice to have radio support, not that we've ever had that much trouble with it."
- Zac Hanson
(Related: Support, Trouble)

"But it is no good using the tongs of reason to pull the Fundamentalists' chestnuts out of the fire of contradiction. Their real troubles lie elsewhere."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Lie, Contradiction, Fire, Reason)

"I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!"
- Warren G. Harding
(Related: Care, Enemies, Fight, Friends, Trouble, Walking)

"As citizens we have to be more thoughtful and more educated and more informed. I turn on the TV and I see these grown people screaming at each other, and I think, well, if we don't get our civility back, we're in trouble."
- Emmylou Harris
(Related: People, Thoughtful, Trouble)

"Segregation never brought anyone anything except trouble."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Trouble)

"I do have trouble with titles."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Titles, Trouble)

"We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Death, Dream, May, Waking)

"Nothing has caused the human race so much trouble as intelligence."
- John Michael Hayes
(Related: Intelligence, Nothing, Race, Trouble)

"It's hard to know what to say about somebody like that, except there are people who look for trouble. And trouble is very easy to find when you go looking for it."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: People, Trouble)

"Listen, little boy. In this business, there's only one law you gotta follow to keep outta trouble. Do it first, do it yourself, and keep on doin' it."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: Business, First, Law, Trouble)

"There's only one law you gotta follow to keep outta trouble. Do it first, do it yourself, and keep on doin' it."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: First, Law, Trouble)

"A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Society)

"I mention my age because I find people in this country - women, not men, of course - women are so troubled by their age. There's a culture of youth, and it's a phony culture."
- Teresa Heinz
(Related: Age, Women, People, Country, Culture, Youth)

"Every writer I know has trouble writing."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Trouble, Writer, Writing)

"April is tax month. If you are having trouble filing your taxes, then you should hire an accountant. They'll give you the same advice that they've given hundreds of corporations - taxes are for douche bags."
- Ed Helms
(Related: Advice, April, Corporations, Tax, Taxes, Trouble)

"The challenge is always before us. Whenever we lose sight of the principles that mattered to our founders we run into trouble."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Challenge, Principles, Sight, Trouble)

"It's really interesting that whenever you do something that is so out of character, like having an emotional outburst, that you don't get in trouble."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Character, Trouble)

"If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones."
- Don Herold
(Related: Life)

"If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another - and always into a better set - things might be easier, but the trouble is that there is no one to prepare the new rooms. The future is worse than the ocean - there is nothing there."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Future, Nations, Nothing, Ocean, Trouble)

"The trouble with movies as a business is that it's an art, and the trouble with movies as art is that it's a business."
- Charlton Heston
(Related: Art, Business, Movies, Trouble)

"I think we are ready to know that there are going to be people who are ready to save the world, who come out when you're in trouble and make sure that you're okay."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: People, Trouble, World)

"If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be."
- John Heywood
(Related: Experience, Circumstances, Force, May, Will)

"I was in New York. Hitchcock was in California. He rang me to make a report on his progress and said, I'm having trouble. I've just sacked my second screenwriter."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Progress, Trouble)

"I think authors can get into trouble viewing the subject matter as their turf."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Trouble)

"Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world."
- Etty Hillesum
(Related: Peace, Will, World)

"Psychotherapy theory turns it all on you: you are the one who is wrong. If a kid is having trouble or is discouraged, the problem is not just inside the kid; it's also in the system, the society."
- James Hillman
(Related: Society, Theory, Trouble, Wrong)

"We all have private ails. The troublemakers are they who need public cures for their private ails."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Public)

"At the time it seriously troubled me, but in drafting me as Marshall Plan Administrator, President Truman did as great a favor for me as one man can do for another. It opened my eyes to many things of which I was totally unaware and it was the beginning of my real education."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Education, Time, Beginning, Eyes, Man, President)

"I developed a resistance to authority. Not to discipline - I learned that. But to authority. I like to think for myself. And I like to cause trouble."
- Hal Holbrook
(Related: Discipline, Authority, Cause, Trouble)

"I decided he'd changed so much that a whole new book was required and that book actually I can say so was the first to say that the marriage was in trouble and the Prince didn't like at all and my book was being serialized in the Sunday Times over five weeks."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Marriage, Being, First, Trouble)

"I don't accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. The monarchy's responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Argument, Blame, Old, Popular, Press)

"If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Heart, Charity, Trouble)

"If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: Folly, Humanity, Justice, Open, Order, Rules, Sin, Trouble)

"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)

"All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Life, People)

"The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Friendship, Love, Trouble, World)

"The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Trouble)

"If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Old)

"When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: People, Trouble)

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

"If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Anticipation, Trouble)

"I quit drinking, so I can think clear. When you have chop trouble, drinking doesn't help the healing process."
- Freddie Hubbard
(Related: Drinking, Healing, Help, Trouble)

"Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Trouble)

"It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Life, People, Books)

"All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble."
- Raymond Hull
(Related: Causes, Living, Trouble)

"Asia is rich in people, rich in culture and rich in resources. It is also rich in trouble."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: People, Culture, Trouble)

"It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Coffee, Friends, Trouble, Trying, Worth)

"Without troublesome work, no one can have any concrete, full idea of what pure mathematical research is like or of the profusion of insights that can be obtained from it."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Work, Idea, Research)

"Trouble shared is trouble halved."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Trouble)

"If a guy is over 25 percent jerk, he's in trouble. And Henry was 95 percent."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Trouble)

"Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Interest, Trouble, Worry)

"The thing with Kerry is that all of this is a natural progression, her troubles. It's a cycle."
- Laura Innes
"I am a relatively new Member to this Chamber, and it is troublesome to me and I can tell Members it is getting very troublesome to my constituents when they hear this repeated consistent drum beat of a corruption of the democratic process."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Corruption)

"I became chairman of the inmates committee. Got into a lot of trouble. Was accused of fomenting a riot. Was accused of plotting to kill the warden."
- Clifford Irving
(Related: Committee, Riot, Trouble)

"An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Nature, Thought, Gifts, Heaven, Mind, Oil, Sea, Weather)

"Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma's boy."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Being, Kids, Trouble)

"This is just the United States. All the rest of the countries, all over the world, are proud of Michael. It's here we have the most trouble out of them."
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Countries, Rest, states, Trouble, United, World)

"The trouble with records is that they're too short."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Trouble)

"I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money."
- Reggie Jackson
(Related: Money, Time, Business, Athletes, Losing, Trouble)

"I've had a lot of struggles and I would be in a lot of trouble, I think, if I wasn't a Christian."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Christian, Trouble)

"Southern women often marry a man knowing that he is the father of many little slaves. They do not trouble themselves about it."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Women, Father, Man, Trouble)

"I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua. The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law, a war that was wrong and immoral."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: War, Law, Nation, states, United, Wrong)

"The quickest way to become troubled is to be concerned with what people are gonna say about your life and your work."
- Ahmad Jamal
(Related: Life, Work, People)

"What happens is, when I perform, I'm somewhere else. I go back in time and get in touch with who I really am. I forget my troubles, my worries."
- Etta James
(Related: Time, Forget)

"My mother was a jazz fanatic and she wanted me to play the piano so I could play jazz tunes. I wish I had learned but I was too busy getting into trouble!"
- Etta James
(Related: Mother, Jazz, Play)

"Yes, it is worse than thrown away, because every fair minded man must admit that the expenditure of this sum of money in the county for intoxicating liquor creates lawlessness, makes criminals, wrecks homes and brings trouble to innocent women and children."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Money, Women, Children, Liquor, Man, Trouble)

"Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Happiness, Being, Body, Mind)

"It was not my intention whatsoever for the Japanese government to try to get me out of trouble. And I really appreciate the Japanese government for all they have done for me."
- Robert Jenkins
(Related: Government, Intention, Trouble)

"The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in an awful hurry."
- John Jensen
(Related: Life, End, Trouble)

"Two to three years down the road, other companies not on a model like Dell's will be in trouble."
- Jimmy Johnson
(Related: Road, Trouble, Will, Years)

"There are plenty of recommendations on how to get out of trouble cheaply and fast. Most of them come down to this: Deny your responsibility."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Responsibility, Trouble)

"A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Education, Virtue, Democracy, Trouble)

"As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity the real trouble of the French began. They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy."
- Harry Johnston
(Related: Dying, Trouble, Winter)

"I've realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts - Thats when I get in trouble."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Trust, Being, Choice, Fun, Trouble, Want, Wrong)

"When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts - that's when I get in trouble."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Trust, Trouble)

"One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Time, Reading, Trouble)

"The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Being, Trouble)

"We got into all the trouble you could ever imagine. We figured that if the Jones boys and all the gangsters ran Chicago, we had our own territory now. All the stores, all the crime, we were in charge of everything, my stepbrother and my brother."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Brother, Boys, Chicago, Crime, Now, Trouble)

"It's amazing how much trouble you can get in when you don't have anything else to do."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Risk, Trouble)

"And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Risk, Trouble)

"I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Trouble)

"I labored hard to avoid trouble and bloodshed."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Trouble)

"Yet did that Antiochus, who was also called Dionysius, become an origin of troubles again."
- Flavius Josephus
"But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes."
- Bill Joy
(Related: Mistakes, Spelling, Trouble)

"I like stirring things up. I'm on the side of the kids more than I am on the adults. And occasionally I find some adults that have that same mischievous streak, so I don't get in too much trouble."
- William Joyce
(Related: Kids, Trouble)

"I've always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you're not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble with the principal's office."
- William Joyce
(Related: First, Office, Trouble)

"I think I do too many voices in these shows. I think it's because we have trouble getting voice talent."
- Mike Judge
(Related: Talent, Trouble, Voice)

"Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Life, Trouble)

"We're allowing every Eric Harris, every troubled kid out there, to become the next Tim McVeigh."
- Theodore Kaczynski
"We are Bayern Munich and English teams always have trouble as soon as they leave the island."
- Oliver Kahn
(Related: English, Trouble)

"Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes."
- Henry J. Kaiser
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Clothes, Trouble)

"Ray would be in trouble, he would get drunk, he would try and kill J.R on three different occasions, he would make mistakes with financial affairs, and have various human problems, but he didn't have any mean bones in his body! That was a little bit of what the show was about."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Financial, Mistakes, Problems, Trouble)

"The trouble with being a ghostwriter or artist is that you must remain rather anonymously without credit. If one wants the credit, one has to cease being a ghost and become a leader or innovator."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Leader, Artist, Being, Credit, Trouble)

"But I was also a big mouth, I started to develop a troubled relationship with Harry Shorten."
- Gil Kane
"The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone."
- Yousuf Karsh
(Related: Women, Trouble)

"I mean, the trouble with some of the kind of relationship movies I've done, is there's only so many ways you can shoot a conversation. I was really tired of talking heads."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Movies, Conversation, Talking, Trouble)

"We get on well and it won't be too much trouble spending so much time with him. He has a strange way of sleeping as he likes to kick off all the blankets and just have them up by his chest."
- Robbie Keane
(Related: Time, Trouble)

"Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?"
- John Keats
(Related: Intelligence, Soul, School, World)

"It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise. Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into the most terrible trouble."
- John Keegan
(Related: Quality, Compromise, Politicians, Trouble, Will)

"God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Funny, God, Actors, Comedy, Play, Trouble)

"When I came to DreamWorks, I was in bad trouble. They were in bad trouble. They were millions of dollars in the hole and a few days from closing their doors. I was on my last leg."
- Toby Keith
(Related: Trouble)

"Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Habit, Bible, Darkness, Light, Moments, Trouble)

"That's what's so great about my job. I get paid to do what got me in trouble in grade school space out and play with my imaginary friends. In terms of Isaac, when the time's right."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Time, Friends, Job, Play, Right, School, Space, Trouble)

"Do you know, that is the root of the whole trouble - has been one of the roots at any rate - is people hearing things and then imagining some more and magnifying it and multiplying it."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: People, Hearing, Trouble)

"Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Love, Strength, Burden, Impossibility, Nothing, Trouble)

"Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Change, Science, People, Belief)

"Dad, I'm in some trouble. There's been an accident and you're going to hear all sorts of things about me from now on. Terrible things."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Dad, Accident, Now, Trouble)

"The trouble with super heroes is what to do between phone booths."
- Ken Kesey
(Related: Heroes, Trouble)

"Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Progress, News, Problems, Trouble)

"Look at the forces against me. They don't want me out. They're afraid I'll cause trouble if I get out."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Cause, Trouble, Want)

"I once said, "We will bury you," and I got into trouble with it. Of course we will not bury you with a shovel. Your own working class will bury you."
- Nikita Khrushchev
(Related: Class, Trouble, Will)

"Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Living, Trouble)

"While I remain troubled by the Corps' inability to fully justify the Model they used for their commercial traffic predictions, America clearly has an aging lock and dam infrastructure on the Mississippi."
- Ron Kind
(Related: America)

"Check bags are fun. I just make sure there won't be anything illegal in my check bag which is forbidden at a cabin of a plane. Just leaving things like scissors and such out of my carry-on things in order to avoid troubles with some certain airline, y'know."
- Kerry King
(Related: Forbidden, Fun, Order)

"I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble."
- Rudyard Kipling
(Related: Trouble)

"Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours."
- Rudyard Kipling
(Related: Nature, Trouble)

"I have trouble writing if I can't picture how things are going to look."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Trouble, Writing)

"Whether planned or not, humor takes our mind off of our troubles."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Humor, Mind)

"The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few."
- Philip Knight
(Related: America, Mistakes, Trouble)

"I've had trouble with criticism, I guess. It's hard to know what role criticism plays in either encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: People, Encouraging, Criticism, Poets, Trouble)

"The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time."
- Willem de Kooning
(Related: Time, Being, Poor, Trouble)

"All of them turned their backs on me at that time because they thought I was a troublemaker."
- Fred Korematsu
(Related: Time, Thought)

"There are nights when you can feel stale because you've fallen into a pattern by touring too much, but it's easy to get out of it by deliberately getting in trouble and playing yourself into a corner to then see if you can get out of it."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Trouble)

"But, then again, I had to stop because there was too much pain or too much trouble. After I retired I still had one more elbow surgery just to be able to do normal things."
- Richard Krajicek
(Related: Pain, Trouble)

"The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Fire, Quotations, Trouble)

"The trouble, in my opinion, with corporate America today, is that everything is thought of in quarters."
- Henry Kravis
(Related: Thought, America, Corporate, Opinion, Today, Trouble)

"The trouble with our age is all signposts and no destination."
- Louis Kronenberger
(Related: Age, Trouble)

"The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy."
- Louis Kronenberger
(Related: Life, Poetry, Advertising, America, Prose, Trouble)

"The way Americans understand and treat other peoples almost guarantees that the world will suffer more trouble."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Related: Americans, Trouble, Will, World)

"When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you."
- Guy Lafleur
(Related: Family, Trouble)

"Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most actors and actresses face until they get noticed, but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Actors)

"I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble. My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of the problems with Hollywood celebrities."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Boredom, Hollywood, Problems, Trouble)

"Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Time, Nothing, Space)

"I love the most the students with troubled lives."
- Wally Lamb
(Related: Love, Students)

"At every party there are two kinds of people - those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Home, People, Party, Trouble, Want)

"Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Life, Trouble, Words)

"The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Thought, May, Talking, Trouble)

"The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Experience, Learning, Trouble)

"George Orwell's contention was that it is a sure sign of trouble when things can no longer be called by their right names and described in plain, forthright speech."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Contention, Names, Right, Speech, Trouble)

"To this day I always insist on working out a problem from the beginning without reading up on it first, a habit that sometimes gets me into trouble but just as often helps me see things my predecessors have missed."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Habit, Beginning, Day, First, Reading, Trouble)

"I liked being a minor because you can't get into trouble. Now I just have to try and behave myself."
- Avril Lavigne
(Related: Being, Now, Trouble)

"Don't do anything to anyone, and people will not make trouble for you."
- Stephen Lawrence
(Related: People, Trouble, Will)

"Writing is no trouble: you just jot down ideas as they occur to you. The jotting is simplicity itself - it is the occurring which is difficult."
- Stephen Leacock
(Related: Ideas, Simplicity, Writing)

"I wish people who have trouble communicating would just shut up."
- Tom Lehrer
(Related: People, Trouble)

"The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off."
- Abe Lemons
(Related: Day, Retirement, Trouble)

"I have no trouble with y enemies. But my god damn friends... they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: God, Enemies, Friends, Night, Trouble, Walking)

"I was a savage for so many years of my life. There was some seed of determination in me that I was not conscious of. I was mostly consciously getting into trouble and drunk."
- Daniel Day Lewis
(Related: Life, Determination, Trouble, Years)

"A woman doing comedy doesn't offend me, but sets me back a bit. I, as a viewer, have trouble with it. I think of her as a producing machine that brings babies in the world."
- Jerry Lewis
(Related: Babies, Comedy, Machine, Trouble, Woman, World)

"There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble."
- Sinclair Lewis
(Related: Humor, Being, Insults, Sense, Trouble, Will)

"If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble."
- Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Peace, Trade, Trouble, World)

"I shall take all the troubles of the past, all the disappointments, all the headaches, and I shall pack them in a bag and throw them in the East River."
- Trygve Lie
(Related: Disappointments, Past)

"Ask those who love Him with a sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: Life, Love, Friend, Conversation, Will)

"Speak to Him often of your business, your plans, your troubles, your fears - of everything that concerns you."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: Business)

"Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock."
- Ben Lindsey
(Related: Kids, Trouble)

"I think you get in trouble if you make experimental big studio films."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: Trouble)

"Olivier was another case of a genius, who couldn't understand why anybody would have any trouble doing this, because for him it came so easily."
- James Lipton
(Related: Genius, Trouble)

"The troubles which have come upon us always seem more serious than those which are only threatening."
- Titus Livius
"We spend more time developing means of escaping our troubles than we do solving the troubles we're trying to escape from."
- David Lloyd
(Related: Time, Trying)

"My little sister Aliana's opinions are the most important to me. She says, 'I want to look like you, you're so pretty!' But she is very beautiful and so she is trouble in the making! She wants to do what I do. I'm like her second mother and I am very protective of her."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Mother, Sister, Opinions, Trouble, Want)

"If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Home, Trouble)

"Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: People, Succeed)

"And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them."
- F. L. Lucas
(Related: People, Clarity, Trouble, Writing)

"Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant."
- Lucretius
(Related: Joy, Man, Sea, Trouble)

"One of the things that you have trouble with politicians, particularly in Washington, is when you get mad at them and you can't touch them; you can't punch them; you can't yell at them."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Politicians, Trouble, Washington)

"Seems like everything people oughta know they just don't want to hear. I guess that's the big trouble with the world."
- Daniel Mainwaring
(Related: People, Trouble, Want, World)

"And I believe that it becomes a troubled continent because there are those who must always cause confusion so that we do not keep these natural resources."
- Miriam Makeba
(Related: Cause, Confusion)

"Take the trouble to stop and think of the other person's feelings, his viewpoints, his desires and needs. Think more of what the other fellow wants, and how he must feel."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Feelings, Needs, Trouble)

"My husband does not like me to give interviews because I say too much. No talk, no trouble."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Husband, Talk, Trouble)

"I was part of the draft resistance movement in LA where we did demonstrations at the draft centre and burned our cards and made a lot of trouble on campus."
- Cheech Marin
(Related: Cards, Draft, Trouble)

"Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Age, Fun, Middle age)

"The trouble with the public is that there is too much of it; what we need in public is less quantity and more quality."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Quality, Public, Quantity, Trouble)

"Humans are imperfect. That's one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We're on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life."
- Branford Marsalis
(Related: Life, Performance, Jazz, Quest, Right, Trouble)

"Some of the immediate causes of Jack Abramoff's troubles were some Indian elections that went bad for him."
- Joshua Micah Marshall
(Related: Causes, Elections)

"Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it."
- Peter Marshall
(Related: Trouble, Want)

"God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty."
- Peter Marshall
(Related: God, Difficulty, Will)

"Through danger safety comes - through trouble rest."
- John Marston
(Related: Danger, Rest, Safety, Trouble)

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Art, Politics, Remedies, Trouble, Wrong)

"The trouble with young writers is that they are all in their sixties."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Trouble, Writers)

"I was a born troublemaker and might as well earn a living at it."
- Bill Mauldin
(Related: Living)

"I grew up on food stamps. I come from a very humble background. And I've had many friends that have been destitute - you know, running into trouble - and places like The Midnight Mission have given them hope and have fed them and gotten them back on the right path."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Hope, Friends, Midnight, Mission, Right, Running, Trouble)

"I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Trouble)

"When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife. The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them!"
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Mother, Forget, Trouble)

"I love the idea of a woman being able to discover the idea of power this way, on such a scale. And I don't know about that, what it means - well, I guess I'd better, or my part's in trouble."
- Mary McDonnell
(Related: Love, Power, Idea, Being, Trouble, Woman)

"I think you're running into a lot of trouble if your idea of foreplay is, 'Brace yourself honey, here I come!'"
- Phil McGraw
(Related: Idea, Running, Trouble)

"I have no trouble with the twelve inches between my elbow and my palm. It's the seven inches between my ears that's bent."
- Tug McGraw
(Related: Trouble)

"Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Society)

"Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Society, Living)

"A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Humor, Defense, Sense)

"I have to do something with my mind, or I'll get in trouble."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Mind, Trouble)

"Incompetents invariably make trouble for people other than themselves."
- Larry McMurtry
(Related: People, Trouble)

"Nowadays it seems to me nobody takes trouble about anything, especially writing songs."
- Marian McPartland
(Related: Songs, Trouble, Writing)

"I see nothing wrong with the human trait to desire. In fact, I consider it integral to our success mechanism. Becoming attached to what we desire is what causes the trouble. If you must have it in order to be happy, then you are denying the happiness of the here and now."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Happiness, Success, Causes, Desire, Fact, Nothing, Now, Order, Trouble, Wrong)

"Some dying men are the most tyrannical; and certainly, since they will shortly trouble us so little for evermore, the poor fellows ought to be indulged."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Men, Dying, Poor, Trouble, Will)

"It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Men, Idealism, Materialism, Trouble, Visions, World)

"Our challenge in this regard will be to broaden the scope of our federal funds in terms of international diplomacy, development aid, and international assistance. Many Latinos in the United States look at Latin America and see trouble brewing."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Development, America, Challenge, Diplomacy, states, Trouble, United, Will)

"I've always had trouble with authority."
- John Milius
(Related: Authority, Trouble)

"The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again."
- George Miller
(Related: Food, Eating, Trouble)

"The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Man, Mind, Order, Pain, Security, Trouble, Will)

"Stress exacerbates any problem, whether it's diabetes, heart trouble, MS, or whatever."
- Mary Ann Mobley
(Related: Heart, Stress, Trouble)

"My mouth has a tendency to get me into trouble, but because I'm so small and I take on people who are lager than me. If someone punched me, I'd get my drummer beat them up."
- Brian Molko
(Related: People, Trouble)

"I was never a big guy in pubs. I was never the main kind of aggressor or anything like that, but I found myself in trouble because I always had a mouth that would come back with something, and there was just never anyone who could make me be quiet."
- Dominic Monaghan
(Related: Quiet, Trouble)

"The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Trouble, Worry)

"The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Courage, Cheerfulness, Disappointment, Humility, Living, Principles, Trouble)

"There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Family, Trouble)

"Proverbs are all very fine when there's nothing to worry you, but when you're in real trouble, they're not a bit of help."
- L. M. Montgomery
(Related: Help, Nothing, Trouble, Worry)

"I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man."
- Dwight L. Moody
(Related: Man, Trouble)

"Farmers, merchants, manufacturers, and the traveling public have all had their troubles with the transportation lines, and the difficulties to which these struggles have given rise have produced that problem which is even now apparently far from solution."
- John Moody
(Related: Difficulties, Now, Public, Solution, Traveling)

"The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Trouble)

"They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular."
- John Morley
(Related: Virtue, Act, Improvement, Mankind, Trouble)

"If people take the trouble to cook, you should take the trouble to eat."
- Robert Morley
(Related: People, Trouble)

"Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province."
- Lord Mountbatten
(Related: Advice, Criticism, Trouble)

"The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Trouble)

"Never underestimate a child's ability to get into more trouble."
- Martin Mull
(Related: Ability, Trouble)

"The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass."
- Martin Mull
(Related: Trouble)

"Some kids are always getting into trouble or doing stuff, and I stay away from those types. I know I am no better than anyone else in this world. I'm just an actor, that's nothing special. But I'm not into anything bad. Just blackjack."
- Frankie Muniz
(Related: Actor, Kids, Nothing, Trouble, World)

"I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on a long stick, so you can hold it up there and you can wave it around and let them see it and explain it to them, they are just great."
- Dennis Muren
(Related: Actor, Being, Trouble)

"The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces."
- Maureen Murphy
(Related: Faces, Makeup, Politicians, Reason, Trouble)

"Somebody said us artists have trouble with success because art is derived from struggle. I disagree with that, because truely doing your art is success, whether you make money from it or not."
- Joe Murray
(Related: Art, Money, Success, Artists, Struggle, Trouble)

"The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Trouble)

"The visual information of art history is going to students seamlessly, without the enormous trouble those of us who are older had when we studied art history many years ago."
- Robert Nelson
(Related: Art, History, Information, Students, Trouble, Years)

"It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble identifying with the character that I'm playing."
- Jack Nicholson
(Related: Imagination, People, Character, Trouble)

"If people are going to be cooking the books, you're in trouble."
- Don Nickles
(Related: People, Books, Cooking, Trouble)

"I've always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you'd want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble!"
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Family, Funny, Father, Brothers, Comedy, Want)

"If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly."
- Max Nordau
(Related: Respect, Trouble)

"If I know I make this much trouble, I never climb Everest."
- Tenzing Norgay
(Related: Trouble)

"Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people."
- Ivor Novello
(Related: Home, People, Effort, Television, Trouble, Will)

"I'd been a Bowie fan before punk and used to get no end of trouble. I was always getting knocked about and having to run up the street, getting chased by people. It was horrible."
- Gary Numan
(Related: People, End, Punk, Trouble)

"In West Virginia yesterday, a man was arrested for stealing several blow-up dolls. Reportedly, police didn't have any trouble catching the man because he was completely out of breath."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Man, Police, Trouble, Yesterday)

"Well, no. I was getting into trouble messing around with it for roles. So one night I went home, cut it down with a pair of scissors and then got in the bath and shaved it all off. I've never looked back."
- Richard O'Brien
(Related: Home, Night, Trouble)

"As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke."
- Margaret Oliphant
(Related: Home, Museums, Trouble)

"You don't help people in your poems. I've been trying to help people all my life - that's my trouble."
- Charles Olson
(Related: Life, People, Help, Poems, Trouble, Trying)

"Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Love, Power, Society, People, Alcohol, Causes, Drugs, Greed, Ignorance, Stupidity)

"Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Government, Democracy, Parliament, Trouble)

"Growing up, if I hadn't had sports, I don't know where I'd be. God only knows what street corners I'd have been standing on and God only knows what I'd have been doing, but instead I played hockey and went to school and stayed out of trouble."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: God, Sports, Growing up, School, Trouble)

"I don't believe in trouble. Because I think that trouble is sometimes good, sometimes bad. I've been known to be called trouble, which I think is quite a compliment. But I suppose, thinking about it, that my best and worst trouble has always had something to do with a man."
- Beth Orton
(Related: Compliment, Man, Thinking, Trouble)

"Let what is irksome become habitual, no more will it trouble you."
- Ovid
(Related: Trouble, Will)

"Old maids do not mind giving people trouble."
- Thomas Nelson Page
(Related: People, Giving, Mind, Old, Trouble)

"I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Trouble)

"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Business, Death, Love, Heart, Strength, Conscience, Man, Principles, Reflection, Smile, Trouble, Will)

"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Peace, Day, May, Trouble)

"The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Strength, Man, Reflection, Smiles, Trouble)

"The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience."
- Michael Palin
(Related: Experience, Trouble)

"The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: People, Idea, Film, School, Students, Teaching, Trouble)

"I'm getting paid to do what I got in trouble for in the 7th grade. I absolutely love what I do and thank my lucky stars for twenty-five years of full-time employment in this business."
- Rob Paulsen
(Related: Business, Love, Stars, Trouble, Years)

"One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it any better."
- Cesare Pavese
(Related: Being, Trouble)

"I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace."
- Thomas Payne
(Related: Peace, Time, Children, Trouble)

"The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Criticism, Praise, Trouble)

"Inside of all the makeup and the character and makeup, it's you, and I think that's what the audience is really interested in... you, how you're going to cope with the situation, the obstacles, the troubles that the writer put in front of you."
- Gregory Peck
(Related: Character, Makeup, Obstacles, Writer)

"The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves."
- William Penn
"Had Roosevelt been caught, we would have been in a lot of trouble. It would have been very embarrassing."
- John Perkins
(Related: Trouble)

"Any gifted child can potentially get in real trouble because of the way they are handled."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with baseball is that it is not played the year round."
- Gaylord Perry
(Related: Baseball, Trouble)

"Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble."
- Roger Tory Peterson
(Related: Birds, Environment, Trouble)

"It isn't the original scandal that gets people in the most trouble - it's the attempted cover-up."
- Tom Petri
(Related: People, Scandal, Trouble)

"As so often happens with Washington scandals, it isn't the original scandal that gets people in the most trouble - it's the attempted cover-up."
- Tom Petri
(Related: People, Scandal, Trouble, Washington)

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

"If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic, he is in trouble - and will not publish with a clear conscience."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Conscience, Trouble, Will)

"There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands."
- Plato
(Related: Power, End, Humanity, Kings, Now, Philosophy, states, Will, World)

"You know, grieve your wife, this is an impulsive thing and you have no idea the kind of trouble you're getting yourself into it. And of course he doesn't listen to me and he adopts this child."
- Oliver Platt
(Related: Wife, Idea, Trouble)

"A contented mind is the best source for trouble."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Mind, Trouble)

"Patience is the best remedy for every trouble."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Patience, Trouble)

"So I think in those circumstances, there's some potential that you could see a big pendulum swing like 1994, which people you thought weren't vulnerable all of the sudden get in trouble."
- John Podesta
(Related: Thought, People, Circumstances, Potential, Trouble)

"The trouble with those people is that they think all the best things are made in the cities. It is not so."
- Ernest Poole
(Related: People, Cities, Trouble)

"Each work seems to give me the most trouble at the time I'm working on it."
- Chaim Potok
(Related: Time, Work, Trouble)

"The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in."
- Dennis Potter
(Related: Trouble, Words)

"The real trouble with war (modern war) is that it gives no one a chance to kill the right people."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: War, People, Chance, Right, Trouble)

"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: People, Mind, Open, Trouble, Trying, Will)

"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)

"If I'm alone too long I think too much, and I'm not interested in doing that. That won't lead anywhere good, I'm sure. If I'm busy I tend to stay out of trouble. An idle mind is the devil's playground."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Devil, Mind, Trouble)

"As a child, I've always been in trouble with men and the police have always had to get involved, through no fault of my own."
- Katie Price
(Related: Men, Fault, Police, Trouble)

"A black man singing about a blond girl was potential trouble."
- Charley Pride
(Related: Man, Potential, Singing, Trouble)

"Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: Revenge, Tea, Trouble)

"The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work."
- Herbert Prochnow
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Hard work, Trouble)

"And before I'd got to the end of the first paragraph, I'd come up slap bang against a fundamental problem that still troubles me today whenever I begin a story, and it's this: where am I telling it from?"
- Philip Pullman
(Related: End, First, Today)

"Begin thus from the first act, and proceed; and, in conclusion, at the ill which thou hast done, be troubled, and rejoice for the good."
- Pythagoras
(Related: Act, First)

"The trouble is that after nine years as a Jack of all trades and Master of the Dominican Order, I have no expertise on anything except airports and exotic foods."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Expertise, Order, Trouble, Years)

"If you don't have trouble paying the rent, you have trouble doing something else; one needs just a certain amount of trouble."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Needs, Trouble)

"Never meet trouble half-way."
- John Ray
(Related: Trouble)

"When you get too big a majority, you're immediately in trouble.'"
- Sam Rayburn
(Related: Majority, Trouble)

"The joys we expect are not so bright, nor the troubles so dark as we fancy they will be."
- Charles Reade
(Related: Fancy, Will)

"Women candidates have two unique problems. They have trouble raising money and being taken seriously by the media."
- Maureen Reagan
(Related: Money, Women, Being, Media, Problems, Trouble)

"But I've never once thought that I wouldn't get back, as if you do think like that, then you're in trouble."
- Jamie Redknapp
(Related: Thought, Trouble)

"But the trouble is that when you drink it, you invariably meet other people drinking it."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: People, Drinking, Trouble)

"There was a darkness, a melancholy, that people had trouble accepting. Maybe now, it would work better."
- Alain Resnais
(Related: Work, People, Darkness, Melancholy, Now, Trouble)

"The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health?"
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
(Related: Health, College, Girls, Question, Reputation, Study, Trouble)

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

"I really don't know why Scarlett has such appeal. When I began writing the sequel, I had a lot of trouble because Scarlett is not my kind of person. She's virtually illiterate, has no taste, never learns from her mistakes."
- Alexandra Ripley
(Related: Mistakes, Taste, Trouble, Writing)

"It kills me to lose. If I'm a troublemaker, and I don't think that my temper makes me one, then it's because I can't stand losing. That's the way I am about winning, all I ever wanted to do was finish first."
- Jackie Robinson
(Related: Winning, First, Losing, Temper)

"Iran is nothing but trouble, and always has been that."
- Jay Rockefeller
(Related: Nothing, Trouble)

"I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking, and where you form some of your deepest relationships. If it isn't about the production of the human spirit, we are in big trouble."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Production, Relationships, Spirit, Thinking, Trouble)

"Golf is a thinking man's game. You can have all the shots in the bag, but if you don't know what to do with them, you've got troubles."
- Chi Chi Rodriguez
(Related: Golf, Man, Thinking)

"Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time."
- Ginger Rogers
(Related: Men, Time, Dance, Conversation, Dancing, Joy, Talk, Trouble)

"It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Trouble)

"If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Trouble)

"Well, it so happens that I have had a spinal curvature since I was about thirteen and every once in a while that has given me some trouble, and at that time it began to kick up again. and occasionally I have to get into bed and nurse a severe backache."
- Ethel Rosenberg
(Related: Time, Bed, Trouble)

"The city's contradictions and frailties drive me to the church. The church, in turn, binds my wounds and soothes my troubled heart, and sends me right back out into the city again."
- Steve Ross
(Related: Heart, Church, Right, Wounds)

"He punched me. If that's his best punch, he'll be in trouble some day."
- Patrick Roy
(Related: Day, Trouble)

"When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome."
- Wilma Rudolph
(Related: Sun, Trouble)

"We should not clap our hands and mourn, for he is out of trouble. You are still in it."
- David Ruffin
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Doubt, Trouble, World)

"You know when Jerry Ford gets the best joke, you know you're in trouble."
- Mark Russell
(Related: Trouble)

"Who knows who will be on board? A couple of spies, for sure. At least one grand duke; a few beautiful woman, no doubt very rich and very troubled. Anything can happen and usually does on the Orient Express."
- Morley Safer
(Related: Doubt, Will, Woman)

"That's the trouble with trying to influence an undecided voter. First you have to find one."
- Pat Sajak
(Related: First, Influence, Trouble, Trying)

"I do that mostly because I believe that the fantasy business is in terrible trouble right now, for several reasons, not the least of which being the almost Democrat vs. Republican mentality of readers on the Internet."
- R. A. Salvatore
(Related: Business, Being, Fantasy, Internet, Now, Republican, Right, Trouble)

"Where I fall down is my short game. I don't practice enough, and when I have to take a half swing from 50 yards out, that's trouble."
- Pete Sampras
(Related: Practice, Trouble)

"If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Literature, Trouble, Worth)

"When she became very ill with heart trouble, I saw that it would be impossible for my parents to provide for my studies, and I obtained their permission to go to sea to make a career for myself there."
- Fritz Sauckel
(Related: Heart, Career, Parents, Sea, Trouble)

"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force."
- Dorothy L. Sayers
(Related: Time, Force, Old, Trouble, Will, Woman)

"Trouble shared is trouble halved."
- Dorothy L. Sayers
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership, they're quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe, without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Leadership, People, Europe, Party, Trade, Trouble, Understanding)

"I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Reading, Trouble)

"If I have known much trouble in my youth, I have also known much joy."
- Clara Schumann
(Related: Joy, Trouble, Youth)

"Anyone who thinks they have a monopoly on truth, and there is only one way to see the world, always gets us into trouble."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Truth, Trouble, World)

"It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble, but we do know it is our sacred duty."
- Florida Scott-Maxwell
(Related: Being, Duty, Trouble, Worth)

"Obviously, I'm not looking in the core of the reactor, but I am looking at what, at that time, was considered the source of the trouble, which was the water and where it was."
- William Scranton
(Related: Time, Trouble, Water)

"If you're not accurate, you'll cause untold trouble."
- David O. Selznick
(Related: Cause, Trouble)

"Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Light, Night)

"No untroubled day has ever dawned for me."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Day)

"For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Men, Wealth, End)

"Light troubles speak; the weighty are struck dumb."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Dumb, Light)

"Women - always in trouble with them, but can't live without them."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Women, Trouble)

"Money is a strange business. People who haven't got it aim it strongly. People who have are full of troubles."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Money, Business, People)

"The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, but they do not know the game."
- Bill Shankly
(Related: Rules, Trouble)

"If you can get the proper definition of trouble, then we can find out who the real troublemakers are."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Power, Conversation, Speech, Trouble)

"Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Health, Man, Trouble)

"I don't want to write every week, it's too much trouble, and I shall only write when I want something. If you think I'm sick when I don't write, you can send for me to come and tell you."
- Robert Gould Shaw
(Related: Trouble, Want)

"Les Pauls work out real well for me because I'll beat the hell out of them and they'll still work. The only trouble with them is finding good ones."
- Tommy Shaw
(Related: Work, Hell, Trouble)

"I was having trouble making ends meet, and my beginnings weren't meeting either."
- Allan Sherman
(Related: Beginnings, Meeting, Trouble)

"When the great history of trouble is written, my family will stand extremely high in the table of contents."
- Allan Sherman
(Related: Family, History, Trouble, Will)

"Trouble is part of your life - if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough."
- Dinah Shore
(Related: Life, Love, Chance, Trouble)

"I think Bridge Over Troubled Water was a very good song. Artie sang it beautifully. The Boxer was a really nice record. But I don't think I've written any great songs."
- Paul Simon
(Related: Song, Songs, Water)

"I can name to you 5,000 times when the Americans raced to the help of other people in trouble."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: People, Americans, Help, Name, Trouble)

"Can you name me even one time when someone else raced to the Americans in trouble? I don't think there was outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: Time, Americans, Help, Name, Trouble)

"The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation they do not want to attract attention."
- Edith Sitwell
(Related: Attention, Dress, Mouse, Trouble, Want, Will)

"It's part of the calling to at least do a few songs in the show that give people some hope. There's so much hurt in this world and... music is such a great healing balm and a great way to forget your troubles."
- Ricky Skaggs
(Related: Music, People, Hope, Forget, Healing, Hurt, Songs, World)

"I think I'm going to have a lot of trouble."
- Eddie Slovik
(Related: Trouble)

"Well, everybody knew their character. I was the only one who didn't have a partner. I basically showed up when people got in trouble. Where I came from, I don't know. Nobody knows. But I would show up to help."
- Bubba Smith
(Related: People, Character, Help, Trouble)

"One of the basic causes for all the trouble in the world today is that people talk too much and think too little. They act impulsively without thinking."
- Margaret Chase Smith
(Related: People, Act, Causes, Talk, Thinking, Today, Trouble, World)

"More people are troubled by what is plain in Scripture than by what is obscure."
- Roy L. Smith
(Related: People, Scripture)

"Let us not bankrupt our todays by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow."
- Ralph W. Sockman
(Related: Borrowing, Interest, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"In particular, people have trouble understanding where I stand in relation to my characters, and very often this gets reduced to me making vicious fun of them."
- Todd Solondz
(Related: People, Fun, Trouble, Understanding)

"Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes."
- Sophocles
(Related: Disease)

"When trouble ends even troubles please."
- Sophocles
(Related: Trouble)

"I have a hard time getting motivated to do something that seems like a career move. I've gotten into vague trouble with my agents for turning down work that I thought was exploitative."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Career, Trouble)

"I go out with friends, but I don't have time to get in trouble."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Time, Friends, Trouble)

"So is the savage buffalo, especially delighting in dark places, where he can wallow in the mud and slake his thirst without much trouble; and here also we find the wild pig."
- John H. Speke
(Related: Trouble)

"The rest of my work, besides sketching and keeping a diary, which was the most troublesome of all, consisted in making geological and zoological collections."
- John H. Speke
(Related: Work, Rest)

"Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Karma)

"The only thing I can say about having this type of success is that you can get yourself in trouble because basically the world is set open for you. People will say yes to anything you ask, so it's basically down to you and what you want or need."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Success, People, Open, Trouble, Want, Will, World)

"In the case of Elektra I really wasn't sure I could pull it off. There were so many intellectual leaps. My character, Stick, is blind, but he can see better than most people. So I had trouble kind of finding the logic."
- Terence Stamp
(Related: People, Character, Blind, Logic, Trouble)

"And it was a great experience, you know, to travel the world and compete at a certain level. It teaches you discipline, focus, and certainly keeps you out of trouble."
- Jason Statham
(Related: Travel, Experience, Discipline, Focus, Trouble, World)

"What is my message? That is what troubles me. I have not got a message."
- William Thomas Stead
"If you're in trouble, or hurt or need - go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help - the only ones."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: People, Help, Hurt, Poor, Trouble)

"The trouble with women umpires is that I couldn't argue with one. I'd put my arms around her and give her a little kiss."
- Casey Stengel
(Related: Women, Kiss, Trouble)

"The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It's that they stay out all night looking for it."
- Casey Stengel
(Related: Sex, Night, Trouble)

"The Bollywood distribution system is so corrupt that they have trouble making money off movies. So they sell shoes that an actress stepped in. If they turned up the amps some, maybe they could sell the actresses."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Money, Movies, Trouble)

"Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Religion, Will)

"Making my class laugh and getting in trouble. I was the class clown."
- R. L. Stine
(Related: Class, Trouble)

"The trouble with being a hypochondriac these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good diseases."
- Caskie Stinnett
(Related: Being, Trouble)

"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)

"Licences to have babies incidentally is something that I got in trouble for some years ago for suggesting even in Canada that this might be necessary at some point, at least some restriction on the right to have a child."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Babies, Canada, Right, Trouble, Years)

"We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies and blasphemers of the name of Christ - be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony."
- Peter Stuyvesant
(Related: Christ, Enemies, Name, Race, Trouble)

"Any coalition has its troubles, as every married man knows."
- Arthur H. Sulzberger
(Related: Man)

"The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Men, Religion, Joy, Trouble)

"I thought 'God, what have I done?'... I realized I would be in serious trouble. I thought the best way out of the mess was to make sure she could not tell anybody."
- Peter Sutcliffe
(Related: Thought, Trouble)

"The Indians began to be troublesome all around me, killing and wounding cattle, stealing horses, and threatening to attack us. I was obliged to make campaigns against them and punish them."
- John Sutter
(Related: Horses, Killing)

"Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble."
- Stuart Symington
(Related: Power, People, Authority, Giving, Now, Responsibility, Trouble)

"The trouble with me is that I like to talk too much."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Talk, Trouble)

"The thought grew strong in me that since I had gone to the trouble of being born, I might as well be useful in helping people live long and healthy lives. And this thought has always resided in the back of my mind."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Thought, People, Being, Mind, Trouble)

"Psychoanalysts believe that the only 'normal' people are those who cause no trouble either to themselves or anyone else."
- A. J. P. Taylor
(Related: People, Cause, Trouble)

"I have always looked upon alchemy in natural philosophy to be like enthusiasm in divinity, and to have troubled the world much to the same purpose."
- William Temple
(Related: Enthusiasm, Purpose, Alchemy, Divinity, Philosophy, World)

"To tell her that I joined the parachute club was too hard for me. I didn't want to trouble her; besides, I was not completely sure about the success of my new adventure."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Success, Adventure, Trouble, Want)

"The trouble is it's very difficult to pin-point the most important thing because Aids affects everyone in different levels of society, differently and you have to respond to it differently."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Society, Trouble)

"The trouble with Nixon is that he's a serious politics junkie. He's totally hooked and like any other junkie, he's a bummer to have around, especially as President."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Politics, Nixon, President, Trouble)

"Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Thoughts, Clothes, Friends, Trouble)

"You can't rely on luck. I've had some stages in my career where I've said we're going to wing it, and we've always ended up in trouble."
- George Thorogood
(Related: Career, Luck, Trouble)

"I'm 65 and I guess that puts me in with the geriatrics. But if there were fifteen months in every year, I'd only be 48. That's the trouble with us. We number everything. Take women, for example. I think they deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of 28 and 40."
- James Thurber
(Related: Women, Example, Months, Trouble, Years)

"Last night I dreamed of a small consolation enjoyed only by the blind: Nobody knows the trouble I've not seen!"
- James Thurber
(Related: Night, Trouble)

"Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man."
- James Thurber
(Related: Truth, Being, Man, Trouble)

"In the months leading up to World War II, there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: War, Americans, Europe, Leading, Months, Nothing, Ocean, Talk, Trouble, World, World war)

"I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Men, Danger, First, Revolution, Help, Innovation, May, Theory, Trouble)

"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat."
- Lily Tomlin
(Related: Race, Trouble)

"This position of this Northern party brought about the troubles of 1850, and the political excitement of 1854."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Excitement, Party)

"I have terrible hearing trouble. I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type of music that makes its principal proponents deaf."
- Pete Townshend
(Related: Music, Hearing, Trouble)

"Passionate love, I take it, rarely lasts long, and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is very much more valuable."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Love)

"Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Thoughts)

"I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Man, Old)

"To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Fools, Right, Trouble)

"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Trouble)

"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Mother, Trouble)

"I can never tell ahead of time which book will give me trouble - some balk every step of the way, others seem to write themselves - but certainly the mechanics of writing, finding the time and the psychic space, are easier now that my children are grown."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Time, Children, Now, Space, Trouble, Will, Writing)

"Fabulous place, Dublin is. The trouble is, you work hard and in Dublin you play hard as well."
- Bonnie Tyler
(Related: Work, Play, Trouble)

"I'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Love, People, Trouble)

"The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Future, Trouble)

"To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace. I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain."
- Harry Vardon
(Related: Peace, Gain, Golf, Nerves, Nothing, Play)

"When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don't even notice."
- Sarah Vaughan
(Related: Right, Trouble)

"I sincerely believe I could have wounded up in a lot of trouble if I had not been taught as a boy to fear Hell, and to believe that certain wicked acts could lead me to damnation."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Fear, Hell, Trouble)

"We shall find in our troubled hearts, where discord reigns, two needs which seem at variance, but which merge, as I think, in a common source - the love of the true, and the love of the fabulous."
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Love, Needs)

"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Business, Death, Love, Heart, Strength, Conscience, Principles, Reflection, Smile, Trouble, Will)

"What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another."
- Virgil
(Related: Man, Ruin, Trouble)

"It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be."
- Virgil
(Related: May, Sheep)

"Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes."
- Voltaire
(Related: Earth, Opinion, Trouble)

"The trouble with Reason is that it becomes meaningless at the exact point where it refuses to act."
- Bernard De Voto
(Related: Act, Reason, Trouble)

"It's nice to have a catcher who knows my mechanics, too. That way if I get into trouble he can stop it before I get out of control."
- Tim Wakefield
(Related: Control, Trouble)

"The trouble with most of the things that people want is that they get them."
- George Wald
(Related: People, Trouble, Want)

"The trouble with our people is as soon as they got out of slavery they didn't want to give the white man nothing else. But the fact is, you got to give em something. Either your money, your land, your woman or your ass."
- Alice Walker
(Related: Money, People, Fact, Land, Man, Nothing, Slavery, Trouble, Want, Woman)

"The trouble with that movie is that you had to see Chinatown the day before you saw The Two Jakes."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Day, Trouble)

"Most of us have trouble juggling. The woman who says she doesn't is someone whom I admire but have never met."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Trouble, Woman)

"On the whole, and this comment can get me in a lot of trouble, I find that retailers in the comic book business are not business people. They're fans who've gotten themselves shops."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Business, People, Fans, Shops, Trouble)

"Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half."
- John Wanamaker
(Related: Money, Advertising, Trouble)

"Why would they have gone to the trouble to hire the best comedy writers in the business to write funny material for us to play straight, if the children in our audience were the only audience."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Business, Funny, Children, Comedy, Play, Trouble, Writers)

"Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube."
- William Arthur Ward
(Related: Time, Trouble)

"I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They're first in with their fees and first out when there's trouble."
- Earl Warren
(Related: Positive, Banks, Care, First, Hate, Nothing, Trouble)

"Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble."
- George Washington
(Related: Interest, Trouble, Worry)

"I wish something on T.V. would trouble me. Then maybe I would watch it."
- John Waters
(Related: Trouble)

"All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Men, Work, Hard work, Order, Problems, Thinking, Trouble, World)

"We always make the mistake in the United States of America in Democratic or Republican administrations alike is we tend to embrace the despot that's least troublesome to us. That should not be the way we view things."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Mistake, America, Republican, states, United)

"For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound of a champagne cork exploding out of the bottle. I solved the problem by sticking my finger in my mouth and popping it out."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Sound, Trouble, Trying)

"Some people bear three kinds of trouble - the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: People, Trouble)

"While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Chance, Cheerfulness, End, Man, Will, World)

"It takes two to get one in trouble."
- Mae West
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Man, Trouble)

"In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Intelligence, Control)

"We have created trouble for ourselves in organizations by confusing control with order."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Control, Order, Trouble)

"Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome."
- Benjamin Whichcote
(Related: Religion, Politicians, Principles)

"The trouble with the profit system has always been that it was highly unprofitable to most people."
- E. B. White
(Related: People, Profit, Trouble)

"I was labeled a troublemaker, my mom an unfit mother, and I was not welcome anywhere."
- Ryan White
(Related: Mom, Mother)

"Talk about national interests: When we went in with Operation Iraqi Freedom, some of our allies, Turkey, for example, would not let us through. How much trouble did that cause us, because we were not able to go into Iraq through Turkey?"
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Cause, Example, Freedom, Iraq, Talk, Trouble, Turkey)

"If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Sympathy, Trouble, World)

"The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization than to what they're organized for."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Attention, Pretty, Trouble)

"Riches and the things that are necessary in life are not evil in themselves. And all of us face cares and troubles in this life. The sin comes in the time and energy we spend in pursuing these things, at the expense of neglecting Christ."
- David Wilkerson
(Related: Life, Time, Christ, Energy, Evil, Sin)

"I've had trouble being in relationships and writing. This has been a real problem for me. I don't know if it's because I'm not free to fantasize or create these fantasy things about other people."
- Lucinda Williams
(Related: People, Being, Fantasy, Relationships, Trouble, Writing)

"I've always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble."
- Bruce Willis
(Related: Confidence, Famous, Trouble)

"Jazz in itself is not struggling. That is, the music itself is not struggling... It's the attitude that's in trouble. My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history."
- August Wilson
(Related: History, Music, Attitude, Forget, Jazz, Trouble)

"The price of progress is trouble, and I must be making a lot of progress."
- Charles Erwin Wilson
(Related: Progress, Trouble)

"Brian was the oldest, I was in the middle and Carl was the baby. I was the troublemaker. Brian got great grades and Carl got the kind of grades I did. I failed everything. I was too busy fighting and running wild."
- Dennis Wilson
(Related: Baby, Fighting, Running)

"Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Peace, Negative, America, May, Neutrality, Trouble, Trying, Word)

"I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Cause, Now, Trouble)

"The legislator learns that when you talk a lot, you get in trouble. You have to listen a lot to make deals."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Deals, Talk, Trouble)

"It's like Samson and Delilah: watch your back, because trouble could be the person you're sleeping with."
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Related: Trouble)

"Like, in high school, I was a good student and got straight As. It was very strict and you couldn't do well there unless you studied very hard, but every time there was any trouble, I was the first person they would be talking to."
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Related: Time, First, School, Talking, Trouble)

"Never wait for trouble."
- Chuck Yeager
(Related: Trouble)

"When it was over, it was not really over, and that was the trouble."
- Frank Yerby
(Related: Trouble)

"The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof."
- Anzia Yezierska
(Related: Children, Trouble)

"It is wise for us to forget our troubles, there are always new ones to replace them."
- Brigham Young
(Related: Forget)

"Let us hope that for many it does mean the end of trouble so far as earning a livelihood is concerned, that it means happy and comfortable home living honestly earned. But there are other troubles ahead for her, and plenty of hard work."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Home, Work, Hope, End, Hard work, Living, Trouble)

"What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Technology, Time, People, Revolution, Internet, Shyness)