Quotations that match 'figures'.

There's a challenge to playing these fantasy figures because they are fantasy figures. You have to enter into this sort of imaginative world of the writer. Ralph Fiennes
[ Because Challenge Enter Fantasy Figures Imaginative Into Playing Sort These World Writer]
Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures; that I must go north, to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps, where the labor fight is at least fought by grown men. Mary Harris Jones
[ Camps Coal Could Fields Fight Figures Fought Go Grim Grown Labor Least Little Look Men Mountain Must North Rocky Seemed Silent Sometimes Those Where]
As a theoretical physicist, I feel at once proud and humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science, the Nobel prize. Murray Gell-Mann
[ Feel Figures Greatest Here Honors Humble Illustrious Nobel Once Physicist Preceded Prize Proud Receive Science Theoretical Thought]
When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach, the clock no longer ticks, it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals, they symbolize the human race. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
[ Aisle Approach Clock Figures Hour Human Individuals Longer March Race Resolute Sounds Symbolize Ticks Tolls Wedding]
And that's what I liked about it, because they are, in the beginning, your little beautiful stock figures, who then make a decision to preserve their futures, but the decision they make isn't completely right, and it destroys their futures. Kevin Williamson
[ Beautiful Because Beginning Completely Decision Destroys Figures Futures Liked Little Make Preserve Right Stock Their Then Your]
When political figures are shown on television or in movies, it's always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane, caring people. Pat Boone
[ Always Caring Democrats Figures Humane Liberal Movies Political Shown Television]
It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all. Alice Walker
[ Bothers Constantly Dearly Enjoyed Father Figures Found Knowing Longer May Searching Several Them Time]
If interstellar travel is as time- or energy- demanding as the above figures indicate, it is far from obvious what the motive for colonization might be. Barney Oliver
[ Above Colonization Demanding Far Figures Indicate Might Motive Obvious Travel]
You can criticize any news staff in some ways, but the one thing that you couldn't call the Village Voice staff was a staff of stenographers, taking notes from public figures and just passing them on. Sydney Schanberg
[ Any Call Criticize Figures Just News Notes Passing Public Some Staff Taking Them Thing Village Voice Ways]
I'm one of those people who figures that it will eventually sort itself out. Daryl Hannah
[ Eventually Figures Itself Out Sort Those Will]
My favorite subject probably was math. I love math. Figures just intrigue me. I was really good at math. English probably was my worst subject. But I used to write a lot of poetry. I used to write poetry all the time. Herschel Walker
[ English Favorite Figures Good Intrigue Just Lot Love Math Poetry Probably Really Subject Time Used Worst Write]
Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. Gore Vidal
[ Books Either Evidence Figures Longer Own Public Read Some Speeches Their Them Today Write]
It is very difficult to know what may be in the back of the mind of public figures. Robert Bourassa
[ Back Difficult Figures Know May Mind Public Very]
The cloud of doubt that surrounds political figures tends to remain and never dissipate or be clarified. Bob Woodward
[ Clarified Cloud Dissipate Doubt Figures Never Political Remain Surrounds Tends]
Learning how to operate a soul figures to take time. Timothy Leary
[ Figures How Learning Operate Soul Take Time]
Money is not everything. My ambition was football itself, not the money I'd make from it. If that brings me and my family a more comfortable lifestyle, then that's fine. But I don't spend my time between games and training sessions thinking about figures. Alessandro Del Piero
[ Ambition Between Brings Comfortable Everything Family Figures Fine Football Games Itself Lifestyle Make Money More Sessions Spend Then Thinking Time Training]
After a couple of failed attempts, I came up with a weird tuning where I was dropping the G string down a step so that it became a seventh, and it got me to a place where I could play all these figures fairly easily. It was not an easy thing to work out. Lindsey Buckingham
[ After Attempts Became Came Could Couple Down Dropping Easily Easy Failed Fairly Figures Got Out Place Play Seventh Step String These Thing Tuning Up Weird Where Work]
This is an area where North Carolina does excel. I have known more colorful North Carolina political figures than I have colorless ones. Jesse Helms
[ Area Carolina Colorful Colorless Does Excel Figures Known More North Ones Political Than Where]
I am writing about people who are alive in the city of New York during mid-20th-century America. And these people are like a character in a play or they are figures in a short story or a novel. Gay Talese
[ Alive Am America Character City During Figures New Novel Play Short Story These Writing York]
On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question. Charles Babbage
[ Able Am Answers Apprehend Asked Been Come Confusion Could Figures Ideas Into Kind Machine Mr Occasions Out Pray Provoke Put Question Right Rightly Such Two Will Wrong]
The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone. Michelangelo
[ Alone Artist Best Break Contained Figures Free Hand Marble Only Sculptor Shell Slumbering Spell Stone Thought Which Within]
People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures. Martha Beck Medical
[ Afraid Authority Doctors Figures]
Pioneers may be picturesque figures, but they are often rather lonely ones. Nancy Astor
[ Figures Lonely May Often Ones Picturesque Pioneers Rather]
We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. Philip James Bailey
[ Acts Best Count Deeds Dial Feels Figures Heart Live Lives Most Noblest Should Thinks Thoughts Throbs Time Years]
That first week, I also went to Washington. That was really tough. I sympathize with those Washington figures who have to face 40 Times Washington bureau reporters. They ask hard questions and they're relentless. And they were quite suspicious and quite dubious about me. Daniel Okrent
[ Also Ask Bureau Dubious Face Figures First Hard Questions Quite Really Relentless Reporters Suspicious Sympathize Those Times Tough Washington Week Went Were]
When I was there, something clicked in my head; I found myself interviewing people, searching out facts and figures. Later on I became much more self-conscious of what I was doing. Joe Sacco
[ Became Clicked Doing Facts Figures Found Head Interviewing Later More Much Myself Out Searching Self-Conscious Something]
As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity. Ernst Toller
[ Annual Arousing Boy Chamber Day Dead Emperors Fair Figures Go Had Heroes Horrors Kings Look Murderers Now Pity Same Shocks Unreality Used Wax Which Without]
In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper, coloring them, backing them on cardboard, then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives. Terry Brooks
[ Action Around Backing Bad Cardboard Coloring Creating Cutting Drawing Figures Hours Lives Out Paper Spent Stories Their Them Then Weather Whole]
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures. Joseph Addison
[ Appear Blessings Disappointments Figures Losses Often Our Pains Patience Proper Real See Shall Shape Soon Their Them Us]
Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read 'Rage of Angels'. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures. Sidney Sheldon
[ Angels Another Any Approached Because Become Feedback Figures Had Having Kind Lawyer Lunch Meaning More New Rage Read Reason Room Russian Sales She Tea Than Told While Woman York]
My only purpose is to teach children to rebel against authority figures. Sherman Alexie
[ Against Authority Children Figures Only Purpose Rebel Teach]
The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away. Walter Wriston
[ Away Blow Collective Competition Figures Genius Going Harness Her His How Organization Out Person]
Our political leaders must be honest and forthcoming with data that will allow citizens to use facts and figures to judge for themselves what state Social Security is in. Grace Napolitano
[ Allow Citizens Data Facts Figures Forthcoming Honest Judge Leaders Must Our Political Security Social State Themselves Use Will]
Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures - they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That's a fine art in itself. Sonny Perdue
[ Art Best Desire Encourage Facts Figures Fine Impart Inspire Instill Itself Learn More Our Students Teachers Than True]
Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know every little dirty thing about our public figures. He and James Dean were very mysterious, archetypal American heroes. Sheryl Crow
[ American Archetypal Dean Dirty Every Figures Heroes James Know Little Mcqueen Mysterious Our Public Steve Thing Time Very Were]
Now they call in all of the authority figures they can find and hire them - the cost has gone up. The picture may or may not get better, but definitely, it gets more cumbersome. Don Bluth
[ Authority Better Call Cost Definitely Figures Find Get Gets Gone Hire May More Now Picture Them Up]
Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories, as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon. Sometimes they had magic or religious significance. Louis Leakey
[ Case Catching Example Figures Had Illustrate Magic Man Religious Salmon Significance Sometimes Stories String Used Were]
In the account book of the Great War the page recording the Russian losses has been ripped out. The figures are unknown. Five millions, or eight? We ourselves know not. Paul von Hindenburg
[ Account Been Book Eight Figures Five Great Know Losses Millions Ourselves Out Page Recording Ripped Russian Unknown War]
Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest. Kate Winslet
[ Acting Actors Being Better Especially Fantasy Feel Figures Fine Honest Implants Makes Plastic Real Surgery Them These Want World]
So right off, I'm going to have to say that a lot of people have been comparing Life Is Killing Me to World Coming Down, and I think a lot of those people equate art and sales figures, and I don't do that. Josh Silver
[ Art Been Coming Comparing Down Equate Figures Going Killing Life Lot Off Right Sales Say Think Those World]
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures. Michael Novak
[ Awful Bishop Character Even Every Figures Last Literature Movie Much Pope Portrayed Practically Shows These Western Years]
And the invention of transformations of certain figures has become the most important in musical composition. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Become Certain Composition Figures Important Invention Most Musical Transformations]
That moment was very important because it was political. That's what has to be done, so they struck a deal. She figures his is a well-thought-out motivation that she felt was worthy trade-off. The motivation here is survival, and she has to think like a leader. Mary McDonnell
[ Because Deal Done Felt Figures Here His Important Leader Moment Motivation Political She Struck Survival Think Very Worthy]
Linda Hamilton is my hero. She was so tough and so strong and so vulnerable at the same time. I think that's what woman action figures are allowed to be: vulnerable, in a way that women are. Victoria Pratt
[ Action Allowed Figures Hamilton Hero Linda Same She Strong Think Time Tough Vulnerable Way Woman Women]
That's the problem with news interviews, you work your tail off to get prominent figures in the news on the radio, but once they've been on, the event passes, the urgency, the issues you talked about evaporate. Bob Edwards
[ Been Evaporate Event Figures Get Interviews Issues News Off Once Passes Problem Prominent Radio Tail Talked Urgency Work Your]
It was easy to present figures demonstrating the contrast between lead work in the United States under conditions of neglect and ignorance, and comparable work in England and Germany, under intelligent control. Alice Hamilton
[ Between Comparable Conditions Contrast Control Demonstrating Easy England Figures Germany Ignorance Intelligent Lead Neglect Present States Under United Work]
Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come. Theodor Adorno
[ Belief Come Day Deliverance Figures Illusory Real Spite Truth Unreal Will]
I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner. Bob Woodward
[ Asking Because Bone Books Calling Close Democrats Dinner Doing Either Felt Figures Get Hated Kinds Long Projects Republicans These Things Uncomfortable Up Very Written]
I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts. Charles Van Doren
[ Book Carried Facts Figures Hard Lists Memorizing Worked]
Virtue looks good but it only suits imposing figures. Frank Wedekind
[ Figures Good Imposing Looks Only Suits Virtue]
I write scripts in storyboard fashion using stick figures, and thought balloons and word balloons and captions. Then I'll write descriptions of what scenes should look like and turn it over to the artist. Harvey Pekar
[ Artist Balloons Captions Descriptions Fashion Figures Look Over Scenes Scripts Should Stick Storyboard Then Thought Turn Using Word Write]
You see, 30 years ago I didn't have near the audience I have now. My tapes on the cults have reached a circulation of 15 million. those are not my figures but the figures of the people who distribute them. Walter Martin
[ Ago Audience Circulation Cults Distribute Figures Million Near Now Reached See Tapes Them Those Years]
I was at home then in the world of figures, but not in that of values. Georg Brandes
[ Figures Home Then Values World]
Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures. Evan Esar Business
[ Definition Facts Figures Producing Reliable Science Statistics Unreliable]
We really got a lot of very conservative gay people. You could look at the figures from the last election and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican. Kate Clinton
[ Conservative Could Election Figures Gay Got Last Look Lot Movement Realize Really Republican Third Very Voted]
There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of any other figure in world literature. Indeed if we discount figures of religion, then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide. Len G. Murray
[ Any Burns Christopher Columbus Discount Even Figure Figures Indeed Literature More Only Other Religion Robert Statues Than Then World Worldwide]
Greed probably figures in my intellectual life as well, as I attempt to absorb a massive amount of information with consequent mental indigestion. Etty Hillesum
[ Absorb Amount Attempt Consequent Figures Greed Indigestion Information Intellectual Life Massive Mental Probably Well]
I've had lots of replies, we're into the double figures now. And the overall standard is very good. In fact I've been feeling a little guilty, because I haven't replied to anyone yet - it is something I will be doing. Peter Banks
[ Anyone Because Been Doing Double Fact Feeling Figures Good Guilty Had Haven Into Little Lots Now Overall Replied Replies Something Standard Very Will Yet]
I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art. Frank Bruno
[ Already Art Beautiful Chose Due Faces Fact Figures Form Human Matter Simply Subject]
But there have been many news reports that water-boarding has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S. custody. Jane Mayer
[ Al Been Custody Figures Major Many Mohammed News Qaeda Reports Used]
Drilling in the refuge will not solve America's energy problem. The Energy Department's own figures show that drilling would not change gas prices by more than a penny a gallon, and this would be 20 years from now. Lois Capps
[ America Change Department Drilling Energy Figures Gallon Gas More Now Own Penny Prices Problem Refuge Show Solve Than Will Would Years]
The countless number of influential figures in American history who are of Caribbean heritage indicates the need to set aside a designated time to celebrate their contribution to our country. Eliot Engel
[ American Aside Caribbean Celebrate Contribution Countless Country Designated Figures Heritage History Indicates Influential Need Number Our Set Their Time]
Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures. W. Edwards Deming
[ Fear Figures Get Whenever Will Wrong]
With Jack Abramoff under indictment, a number of readers have suggested that now he might flip and try to offer the feds some figures higher up the food-chain. Joshua Micah Marshall
[ Abramoff Figures Flip Higher Indictment Jack Might Now Number Offer Readers Some Suggested Try Under Up]
I was a big Nancy Drew reader. Nancy figures it out. Case closed. Sarah Vowell
[ Big Case Closed Drew Figures Nancy Out Reader]
You don't have to know people personally for them to be role models. Some of my most important role models were historical or literary figures that I only read about - never actually met. John Wilson
[ Actually Figures Historical Important Know Literary Met Models Most Never Only Personally Read Role Some Them Were]
The only time it dominates is during a solo, or when we play a low blues and I put figures in behind Eric's vocals. There's never any real problem fitting guitar and organ together. Alan Price
[ Any Behind Blues Dominates During Eric Figures Fitting Guitar Low Never Only Organ Play Problem Put Real Solo Time Together Vocals]
Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty... embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies of people who have never met them. Doris Lessing
[ Cut Embarrassed Fantasies Figures Film Met Never Pleasure Resorts Royalty Stars Them]
I went to government for making these changes. I remember a number of guys among these important figures. Anatoly Chubais
[ Among Changes Figures Government Guys Important Making Number Remember These Went]
Certain political figures think when you call them and ask them for a comment; that you are somehow doing something that you shouldn't be doing. Bob Woodward
[ Ask Call Certain Comment Doing Figures Political Somehow Something Them Think]
Some people have compared the Klan images to ecclesiastical figures. Andres Serrano
[ Compared Ecclesiastical Figures Images Klan Some]
I didn't really care about sales figures. I just wanted to get things off my chest. Tom Cochrane
[ Care Chest Figures Get Just Off Really Sales Things Wanted]
There needs to be a planned series of speeches, interviews, etc., over the next two or three months by administration officials and other public figures talking about President Ford, what he is trying to do and what he has accomplished. Robert Teeter
[ Accomplished Administration Etc Figures Ford Interviews Months Needs Next Officials Other Over Planned President Public Series Speeches Talking Three Trying Two]
I think my fascination is less with genre figures than with writers in general. Eric Brown
[ Fascination Figures General Genre Less Than Think Writers]
I'm very representational some of the time, and a little all of the time. But when you're painting out of your unconscious, figures are bound to emerge. Jackson Pollock
[ Bound Emerge Figures Little Out Painting Representational Some Time Unconscious Very Your]
I can understand why some of these drummers and bass players become cult figures with all of their equipment and the incredible amount of technique they have. But there's very little that I think satisfies you intellectually or emotionally. Ken Burns
[ Amount Bass Become Cult Drummers Emotionally Equipment Figures Incredible Intellectually Little Players Satisfies Some Technique Their These Think Understand Very Why]
When you're a writer you no longer see things with the freshness of the normal person. There are always two figures that work inside you. Brian Moore
[ Always Figures Freshness Inside Longer Normal Person See Things Two Work Writer]
In the last couple of years, I guess I've spent six figures on clothes. I figure I spend a lot of time shopping. Eight to ten days a month, I go out and buy. Yeah, I guess you could say that I'm a real clothes whore. Sam Kinison
[ Buy Clothes Could Couple Days Eight Figure Figures Go Guess Last Lot Month Out Real Say Shopping Six Spend Spent Ten Time Yeah Years]
In the photographs themselves there's a definite contrast between the figures and the location - I like that kind of California backyard look; clapboard houses, staircases outdoors. Helmut Newton
[ Backyard Between California Contrast Definite Figures Houses Kind Location Look Outdoors Photographs Themselves]
Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either. Evan Esar Business
[ Admits Analysis Believes Definition Either Figures Lie Man Some Stand Statistician Than Them Under Up Won]
Twenty games is the magic figure for pitchers - .300 is the magic figures for batters. It pays off in salary and reputation. And those are the two things that keep a ballplayer in business. Warren Spahn
[ Ballplayer Batters Business Figure Figures Games Keep Magic Off Pays Pitchers Reputation Salary Things Those Twenty Two]
Recently I've been collecting Star Wars figures again. When I was a kid I couldn't afford them. Now I can so I've been buying them and keeping them in their box for a later date when they'll be worth a lot of money. Mackenzie Crook
[ Afford Again Been Box Buying Collecting Date Figures Keeping Kid Later Lot Money Now Recently Star Their Them Wars Worth]
It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer. Stockwell Day
[ Accompanied Canadian Figures Inauguration Life Our Political Prayer Public Supreme Today Unthinkable Would]
In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person. Yes, it is women who keep the church going. Don Marquis
[ Church Devil Figures Going Keep Male Person Systems Theology Women Yes]
I can't really put it in one sentence because although on one hand Preacher is about faith and yes it is also about, I suppose, the search for God, the search for faith and the manipulation and the abuse committed by figures in whom I suppose people have faith. Garth Ennis
[ Abuse Also Although Because Committed Faith Figures God Hand Manipulation Preacher Put Really Search Sentence Suppose Whom Yes]
It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China's occupation of Tibet. Sam Brownback
[ Captivity China Figures Government Holding Innocent Merely Occupation Peacefully Protesting Religious Stop Tibet Time]
That's my main flaw: I always think authority figures or my boss is going to think something I do is funny. And usually they don't. Jimmy Kimmel
[ Always Authority Boss Figures Flaw Funny Going Main Something Think Usually]
The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world? Evangelista Torricelli
[ Abstraction Balance Beyond Carry Confines Considering Constructions Distance Figures Freely Hanging Imagined Infinite Intellect Means Out Prevent Privilege Special Then Wish World Would]
Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen. Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook. William C. Bryant
[ Brook Eyes Figures Heaven Herbs Lashes Look Seen Serene Silent Springs Their Thine Waters Whose Young]
I play, in real life, Kim, who is actually Marshall Mathers ex-wife as of now. She lies and says she is pregnant because she really wants to keep him and he figures her out. Taryn Manning
[ Actually Because Ex-Wife Figures Her Him Keep Kim Lies Life Marshall Now Out Play Pregnant Real Really Says She Wants]
They say it figures MTV would do such a vulgar, awful, horrible show and they completely miss that it's satirizing the people who watch MTV. Mike Judge
[ Awful Completely Figures Horrible Miss Mtv Say Show Such Vulgar Watch Would]