Quotations that match 'closes'.

The one thing that's closest to my story is the thing about trying out for the juvenile delinquent role and getting it. That was the start of my acting career... which I've resumed, by the way. Paul Mazursky
[ Acting Career Closest Delinquent Getting Juvenile Out Resumed Role Start Story Thing Trying Way Which]
Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird. Neil Armstrong
[ Being Bird Closest Come Flying Machines Planes Sail Wonderful]
The committee discloses that even after the U.S. government learned of the diversion of U.S. designs for nuclear warheads in late 1995, the Clinton Administration failed to take steps immediately to improve security. Charles Foster Bass
[ Administration After Clinton Committee Designs Discloses Diversion Even Failed Government Immediately Improve Late Learned Nuclear Security Steps Take Warheads]
What you will be looking for is a day that closes above the prior day's high and most likely 'breaks' out to the upside to close above a trading range. This is the twitching worm that causes the public to leap before they look. Larry Williams
[ Above Before Breaks Causes Close Closes Day High Leap Likely Look Looking Most Out Prior Public Range Trading Twitching Upside Will Worm]
Every historian discloses a new horizon. George Sand
[ Discloses Every Historian Horizon New]
It is one thing to take as a given that approximately 70 percent of an entering high school freshman class will not attend college, but to assign a particular child to a curriculum designed for that 70 percent closes off for that child the opportunity to attend college. James S. Coleman
[ Approximately Assign Attend Child Class Closes College Curriculum Designed Entering Freshman Given High Off Opportunity Particular Percent School Take Thing Will]
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand of the Angel of the Resurrection. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Angel Brains Case Clocks Closes Gives Hand Into Key Life Once Our Resurrection Them Then Up Winds]
Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up. Dean Acheson
[ Aircraft Bullet Closes Military Passes Tank Through Up Washington]
There are few men more superstitious than soldiers. They are, after all, the men who live closest to death. Mary Stewart
[ After Closest Death Few Live Men More Soldiers Superstitious Than]
I think my family and closest friends are learning about my need to withdraw, and I am learning how to restore and store my energy to both serve the community to the best of my ability and to serve my writer's heart. Sandra Cisneros
[ Ability Am Best Both Closest Community Energy Family Friends Heart How Learning Need Restore Serve Store Think Withdraw Writer]
I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends. So I would spend time walking through the woods, looking for the most beautiful tropical thing that can survive the winter in the woods in New Hampshire. Steven Tyler
[ Away Beautiful Closest Deer Friends Grew Hampshire Looking Mile Most Neighbor New Spend Survive Thing Through Time Tropical Up Walking Were Winter Woods Would]
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s. Jean Paul
[ Another Character Clearly Describes Discloses His Man Never Own]
Man proposes, woman forecloses. Minna Antrim
[ Man Proposes Woman]
Beyond the Thunder is the closest I've recorded to an acoustic thing. Neil Schon
[ Acoustic Beyond Closest Recorded Thing Thunder]
The closest fires were near enough for us to hear the crackling flames and the yells of firemen. Little fires grew into big ones even as we watched. Big ones died down under the firemen's valor only to break out again later. Ernie Pyle
[ Again Big Break Closest Died Down Enough Even Firemen Fires Flames Grew Hear Into Later Little Near Ones Only Out Under Us Valor Watched Were Yells]
I have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens. Anne McCaffrey
[ Books Closes Comfort Happens Read Shelf Something Which World]
Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as we wage the War on Terror. We do know that we can count on the strong support from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for all peoples throughout the world. Kit Bond
[ Ally Closest Count Freedoms Friend Happen Know Our Peoples Secure Similarly Strong Support Terror Throughout Today Wage War Will Winning World]
The print on canvas is the closest to the original work. I personally sign them as well. Dwayne Hickman
[ Canvas Closest Original Personally Print Sign Them Well Work]
It was the closest to purgatory that I've ever experienced while I've been living. Dave Thomas
[ Been Closest Ever Experienced Living Purgatory While]
I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention. Kenny Guinn
[ Abandonment Abuse Also Attention Believe Best Bureaucracy Child Children Closest Deserve Devoted Divided Must Neglect Our Service Victims]
Grissom is pretty asexual. He's not that interested in anything other than work - except for Lady Heather. She's the closest to getting his heart of anyone. William Petersen
[ Anyone Anything Closest Except Getting Grissom Heart Heather His Interested Lady Other Pretty She Than Work]
I get most of my news from the Jon Stewart Daily Show. It's the most level commentary you can find. You have to laugh, because it's all so true. It's the closest thing to a counterculture. John Mayall
[ Because Closest Commentary Daily Find Get Jon Laugh Level Most News Show Stewart Thing True]
There are lots of things which I would love to tell him, but in some way, I also feel that I lost the person closest to me. And I got a second chance to live. So in a way I feel that I live for both of us... and I will do my best. Petra Nemcova
[ Also Best Both Chance Closest Feel Got Him Live Lost Lots Love Person Second Some Tell Things Us Way Which Will Would]
In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset by a number of white riders in my racing days, I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands of white men whom I class as among my closest friends. Major Taylor
[ Also Among Beset Class Closest Closing Countless Days Enjoyed Friends Friendship Men Number Racing Riders Say Sorely Thousands While White Whom Wish]
Well, I had a small degree, that little infection of skepticism about America which resides in the minds of even America's closest friends. That America can't be quite as good as it says it is. And why does it need so relentlessly to keep saying how good it is? Robert MacNeil
[ America Closest Degree Does Even Friends Good Had How Infection Keep Little Minds Need Quite Relentlessly Resides Saying Says Skepticism Small Well Which Why]
I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault. Branch Rickey
[ Affects Anything Because Children Civil Closest Concerns Courage Failure Fault Find Go Part Places Probabilities Respect Strength Them Those Uprightness Want]
A terrible thing about getting oldish is that your friends start dying, and in the last ten years I have lost seven or eight of my closest. Norman MacCaig
[ Closest Dying Eight Friends Getting Last Lost Seven Start Ten Terrible Thing Years Your]
Well, my closest friends are still the ones that I went to school with, but it's nice to go to work, at the studios, and have people there that you're willing to talk to and have a good conversation with. Tom Felton
[ Closest Conversation Friends Go Good Nice Ones School Still Studios Talk Well Went Willing Work]
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home. Mother Teresa
[ Begins Care Closest Home Love Ones Taking]
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Between Closest Friends Husband Relationship Should Wife]
Usually, those persons closest to the incoming President will be the main leaders of the Transition effort. They are most familiar with his policies and practices, and are able to interpret his wishes regarding the structure and staffing of the new Administration. Richard V. Allen
[ Able Administration Closest Effort Familiar His Incoming Interpret Leaders Main Most New Persons Policies Practices President Regarding Staffing Structure Those Transition Usually Will Wishes]
Probably the closest things to perfection are the huge absolutely empty holes that astronomers have recently discovered in space. If there's nothing there, how can anything go wrong? Richard Brautigan
[ Absolutely Anything Astronomers Closest Discovered Empty Go Holes How Huge Nothing Perfection Probably Recently Space Things Wrong]
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in. Margaret Cho
[ Best Closest Drain Even Find Friends Live Loneliness State Union]
The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck. Elvis Presley
[ Before Came Closest Ever Fact First Getting Just Married Neck Record Saved Singing Started]
Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know how difficult is the burden of this responsibility; how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Bear Being Burden Closest Collaborators Decisions Difficult During Fate Germany Hours How Know Made Must Only Responsibility Sorrowful Upon Well Which]
Our friends have nothing to do with the business. Some of our closest friends in Florida are not stars. Kelly Preston
[ Business Closest Florida Friends Nothing Our Some Stars]
No one has a closest friend in Hollywood. Sheilah Graham
[ Closest Friend Hollywood]
The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy, and those are the two countries where I also have the closest personal relationships with my translators - I don't know whether that's a coincidence, or if there's something to be learned from it. Jonathan Coe
[ Also Biggest Books Closest Coincidence Countries France Italy Know Learned Markets Outside Personal Relationships Something Those Translators Two Uk Where Whether]
I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation. Phyllis Theroux Gardening
[ Being Closest Come Creation Gardening Hooks Present Think]
There are drugs that expand the soul, but cocaine is one that just closes the heart. It's a very alone, horrible sort of shrinking drug. I quit on my own, but there was a time when I feared I would have to go in for treatment. I really was in trouble. Linda Hamilton
[ Alone Closes Expand Feared Go Heart Horrible Just Own Quit Really Shrinking Sort Soul Time Treatment Trouble Very Would]
All writers of the Chaldaean period associate monotheism in the closest way with unity of worship. Julius Wellhausen
[ Associate Closest Monotheism Period Unity Way Worship Writers]
I try to find what is closest to me in the character. There's many sides to personality, but it's a matter of, do you entertain those specific areas of your personality, or are you afraid to entertain them? Corin Nemec
[ Afraid Areas Character Closest Entertain Find Many Matter Personality Sides Specific Them Those Try Your]
I think the international appeal of SF is quite understandable since the kinds of people who like to read it, are, by the nature of the beast, interested in other cultures, of which other nations on Earth are the closest available example. Stanley Schmidt
[ Appeal Available Beast Closest Cultures Earth Example Interested International Kinds Nations Nature Other Quite Read Sf Since Think Understandable Which]
We have the notion that we exist but we have no way to prove it. 'I am' is the closest foundation we can get. Stan Brakhage
[ Am Closest Exist Foundation Get Notion Prove Way]
It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work. Amartya Sen
[ Also Back Bangladesh Closest Collaborators Delight Engaging Friends Go Home Live Often Old Only Some Very Where Which Work]
Satire is what closes on Saturday night. George S. Kaufman
[ Closes Night Satire Saturday]
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Khalil Gibran
[ Breaking Pain Shell Understanding Your]
Final Destination was the closest thing I've done to a teen movie but it certainly had an edge to it. Devon Sawa
[ Certainly Closest Destination Done Edge Final Had Movie Teen Thing]
And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business. Rene Auberjonois
[ Actors Always Been Business Closest End Fascinated Friends Lot Other Technical Theater]
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God. Karl Barth
[ Closest God Grace Laughter Thing]
If one thing that bothers me about acting, it's that there's no clear-cut number one. The closest you can get is winning an Academy Award, and I'm going to work on that if it takes me the next 50 years. To my peers, it will mean that I'm the best! Dana Hill
[ Academy Acting Award Best Bothers Clear-Cut Closest Get Going Mean Next Number Peers Takes Thing Will Winning Work Years]
I'm shocked at how early everything closes here. But people start earlier. I miss the late nightlife in NYC, but then again I sing and burn so much energy in the show that it's probably good - I get to go home and sleep. Neil Patrick Harris
[ Again Burn Closes Earlier Early Energy Everything Get Go Good Here Home How Late Miss Much Nightlife Nyc Probably Shocked Show Sing Sleep Start Then]
America has lost the moral high ground with the rest of the world, and we have fewer allies as a result. President Bush and his administration have undermined the war on terror by using tactics outlawed by international treaty and condemned by even our closest friends. John Olver
[ Administration Allies America Bush Closest Condemned Even Fewer Friends Ground High His International Lost Moral Our Outlawed President Rest Result Tactics Terror Treaty Undermined Using War World]
I was never OJ's closest pal, and the media would say that over and over, but I wasn't his enemy either. Kato Kaelin
[ Closest Either Enemy His Media Never Over Pal Say Would]
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell
[ Another Closed Closes Door Long Look Often Opened Opens See Upon Us Which]
Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them. Constantin Brancusi
[ Closest Formulas God Joy Look Mystery Obscure Offer Pure Sculptures See Seen Them Those Until Work]
To be a part of a championship team, I'm excited... This is the closest I've ever been to a championship. I'm looking forward to the challenge of helping this team repeat. Michael Finley
[ Been Challenge Championship Closest Ever Excited Forward Helping Looking Part Repeat Team]
Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing. Norman Mailer
[ Books Closest Come Ever Men Writing]
Kurt and I weren't the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child. Layne Staley
[ Child Closest Death Devastated Enough Excited Friends Having Him His Knew Kurt Person Quiet Such Well Weren]
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. Ambrose Bierce Education
[ Discloses Disguises Education Foolish Lack Their Understanding Which Wise]
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views. William Congreve
[ Closes Confidence Ears His Integrity Little Others Own Shows Views]
Laughter is the closest distance between two people. Victor Borge
[ Between Closest Distance Laughter Two]
Even my closest friend said I was finished, but I think I may be a little different from the others. Namie Amuro
[ Closest Different Even Finished Friend Little May Others Said Think]
It's true what people say - that actors are the closest thing there is to children. They play. Nastassja Kinski
[ Actors Children Closest Play Say Thing True]
What I can't quite see at this stage is that the evidence, even to the president, seems to be that clear. And if it is that clear, I can't understand why we are not capable of convincing our closest allies that given that evidence, they ought to join us in this effort. Lawrence Eagleburger
[ Allies Capable Clear Closest Convincing Effort Even Evidence Given Join Ought Our President Quite See Seems Stage Understand Us Why]
A reflection of an exact image is the closest thing to you-so that you can see it-but it's far enough away so that you really understand it. There is real life in this movie, but it hovers just an inch above reality. Wes Bentley
[ Above Away Closest Enough Exact Far Hovers Image Inch Just Life Movie Real Reality Really Reflection See Thing Understand]
When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do is to turn back to the study of nature before launching once again into the subjects closest to heart. Raoul Dufy
[ Again Back Before Closest Confused Feel Heart Into Launching Little Nature Once Only Study Subjects Thing Turn]
You have to open your mind. I like the ability to express myself in a deep way. It's the closest music to our humanity - it's like a folk music that rises up out of a culture. Sonny Terry
[ Ability Closest Culture Deep Express Folk Humanity Mind Music Myself Open Our Out Rises Up Way Your]
No departure from the truth of nature shall be discovered by the closest scrutiny. Henry Peach Robinson
[ Closest Departure Discovered Nature Scrutiny Shall Truth]
The only school that let me in was U.C. Santa Cruz, which is where I went. They didn't have a journalism program, so I took sociology, which is the closest thing to journalism. David Talbot
[ Closest Cruz Journalism Only Program Santa School Sociology Thing Took Went Where Which]
It is very hard to separate one's self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding. Halle Berry
[ Character Closest Hard Self Separate Sometimes Understanding Very]
The painter constructs, the photographer discloses. Susan Sontag
[ Constructs Discloses Painter Photographer]
Throughout my political career, I've believed in the concept of home rule. Some call it local control. Whichever phrase you use, the concept is the same - the best decisions are those made closest to those who will be impacted by the decisions. Linda Lingle
[ Believed Best Call Career Closest Concept Control Decisions Home Impacted Local Made Phrase Political Rule Same Some Those Throughout Use Whichever Will]
So my degree was in political science, which I think was - the closest I could come to marketing is politics. Steve Case
[ Closest Come Could Degree Marketing Political Politics Science Think Which]
One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced. Think of your three closes friends; if they seem OK, then you're the one. Ann Landers
[ Closes Country Four Friends Mentally Ok Out Seem Then Think Three Unbalanced Your]
He who closes his eyes sees nothing, even in the full light of day. Leopold Trepper
[ Closes Day Even Eyes Full His Light Nothing Sees]
That happens every time I get behind a guitar, regardless of what I'm saying, 'cause music is freedom and being free is the closest I've ever felt to being spiritual. Ben Harper
[ Behind Being Cause Closest Ever Every Felt Free Freedom Get Guitar Happens Music Regardless Saying Spiritual Time]
Your expectations opens or closes the doors of your supply, If you expect grand things, and work honestly for them, they will come to you, your supply will correspond with your expectation. Orison Swett Marden
[ Closes Come Correspond Doors Expect Expectation Expectations Grand Honestly Opens Supply Them Things Will Work Your]
Once you work with a studio on a film, the studio is sort of like this enormous clam that just opens, takes everything and then closes, and no one enters again. They own it all. Don Bluth
[ Again Closes Enormous Enters Everything Film Just Once Opens Own Sort Studio Takes Then Work]
I have lost someone I loved as a brother, as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being. We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see. Jack Lemon
[ Actors Also Being Best Brother Closest Damn Ever Friend Human Lost Loved Remarkable See Someone]
About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation. Will Rogers
[ Closes Investigation Opens Prayer Say Senate States United]
I never participated in far-reaching political decisions, since I never belonged to the circle of the closest associates of Adolf Hitler, neither was I consulted by Adolf Hitler on general political questions, nor did I ever take part in conferences about such problems. Hans Frank
[ Adolf Associates Belonged Circle Closest Conferences Consulted Decisions Did Ever Far-Reaching General Hitler Neither Never Nor Part Participated Political Problems Questions Since Such Take]
I think they called me the closest thing to a God of the Internet. Jon Postel
[ Called Closest God Internet Thing Think]
I always like whatever I did most recently. It's the closest to who I am at the moment. Ayumi Hamasaki
[ Always Am Closest Did Moment Most Recently Whatever]
I always have the feeling in these low states that something good is about to happen. That's when I feel the fullest, the rawest, the closest to myself. Nastassja Kinski
[ Always Closest Feel Feeling Fullest Good Happen Low Myself Something States These]
Because artists can be extremely eccentric and insane, and unfortunately, the people they hurt the most are the people that are closest to them. Maynard James Keenan
[ Artists Because Closest Eccentric Extremely Hurt Insane Most Them Unfortunately]
Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
[ Clings Closest Hated Life Most Obstinate Where]
Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Any Closest Earth Heaven Hell Know Marriage May Thing Us Will]
The only ones I trust really are my Mum and Dad and those who are closest to me. Katie Price
[ Closest Dad Mum Ones Only Really Those Trust]
Yachts are the closest a commoner can get to sovereignty. Charles Simonyi
[ Closest Commoner Get Sovereignty Yachts]
It is rather hard to be accused of shiftlessness and idleness when the accuser closes the avenue of labour and industrial pursuits to us. George H. White
[ Accused Accuser Avenue Closes Hard Idleness Industrial Labour Pursuits Rather Us]
Closest to the truth are those who deal lightly with it because they know it is inexhaustible. Golo Mann
[ Because Closest Deal Inexhaustible Know Lightly Those Truth]
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. Will Rogers
[ Alexander Been Being Closest Country Even Ever Hamilton Nothing Our Started Treasury]
Don't waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door. Brooke Shields
[ Being Break Closes Door Down Happy Minute Next Run Waste Window]
Being a celebrity is probably the closest to being a beautiful woman as you can get. Kevin Costner
[ Beautiful Being Celebrity Closest Get Probably Woman]
The closest thing to a law of nature in business is that form has an affinity for expense, while substance has an affinity for income. Dee Hock
[ Affinity Business Closest Expense Form Income Law Nature Substance Thing While]
Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation. Ernst Haeckel
[ Action Adaptation Arises Both Branches Causal Closest Connection Evolutionary Heredity Laws Opinion Reciprocal Science These]
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. Rainer Maria Rilke Love
[ Accepted Against Beings Between Closest Continue Distance Distances Each Even Grow Human Infinite Living Loving Makes Once Other Possible Realization See Side Sky Succeed Them Which Whole Wonderful]
So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies, including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent need for this military action against Iraq. Paul Cellucci
[ Action Against Agreed Allies Canada Closest Disappointed Including Iraq Military Need Our Some Urgent Us]
At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom. George Carlin
[ Always Bathroom Closest Death Dinner Formal Nearest Party Person Seated Should]
But the other notion is, we also believe that those folks closest on the ground that we're holding accountable for the results can decide, and ought to evaluate which programs get results. Margaret Spellings
[ Accountable Also Believe Closest Decide Evaluate Folks Get Ground Holding Notion Other Ought Programs Results Those Which]
My closest friend is canine. I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors. Judd Nelson
[ Actors Close Closest Few Friend Friends Most Precious Them]
I not only lived physically away from my native land, but the values and critical judgments of those closest to me became stranger and stranger. Juan Goytisolo
[ Away Became Closest Critical Judgments Land Lived Native Only Physically Stranger Those Values]