Quotations that match 'idea'.

I think it's realistic to have hope. One can be a perverse idealist and say the easiest thing: 'I despair. The world's no good.' That's a perverse idealist. It's practical to hope, because the hope is for us to survive as a human species. That's very realistic. Studs Terkel
[ Because Despair Easiest Good Hope Human Idealist Perverse Practical Realistic Say Species Survive Thing Think Us Very World]
Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact. John Rawls
[ Ask Citizens Criterion Enact Ideally Legislators Most Reasonable Reasons Satisfying Statutes Supported Themselves Think Were Would]
In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously. Godfrey Reggio
[ Brother Each Five Follow Idea Justice Much Order Person Poor Seized Social Takes Teaching Very Vow Vows Wanted Which Young]
But the history of the changes produced by a universal idea is not a history of changes in the individual, but of changes brought about by the successive efforts of millions of individuals in the course of many generations. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Brought Changes Course Efforts Generations History Idea Individual Individuals Many Millions Produced Successive Universal]
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened. Maya Angelou
[ Accomplish Ideals Incredible Men Prepared Their Threatened]
When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools. Michael LeBoeuf
[ Another Any Attention Automatically Concentration Down Excellent Few Focus Full Ideas Make Paper Pencil Same Them Think Thought Thus Time Tools Us Write Your]
I love to be with my son and my grandchildren, like normal people. I have no particular idea of what I represent to other people. It's very mysterious to me. I don't understand it. Omar Sharif
[ Grandchildren Idea Love Mysterious Normal Other Particular Represent Son Understand Very]
If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England with the fire of the Elizabethans, the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement and pure ideals of the Victorians. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Correct Could Create England Fire Georgians Ideal Ideals Pure Refinement Taste World Would]
The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case: if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others. Ulrich Beck
[ Attain Better Case Cooperation Done Idea Identity Indeed Intelligent National Opposite Others Powers Precisely Problems Relinquish Solve Sovereignty Surrender Unhelpful Way Your]
I think that if you idealise someone for so long, they can only disappoint and I wouldn't want to be disappointed by those people. Jane Horrocks
[ Disappoint Disappointed Long Only Someone Think Those Want]
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. W. Somerset Maugham Success
[ Common Contrary Erroneous Humble Idea Kind Makes Making Most Part Spoils Success Them Tolerant Vain]
A good quartet is like a good conversation among friends interacting to each other's ideas. Stan Getz
[ Among Conversation Each Friends Good Ideas Interacting Other Quartet]
Now the idea about taking people abroad is that if they come over to Cyprus, which we have in mind, and bring their families and would have the possibility to defect after they would be ready to speak their mind, well I hope so. Hans Blix
[ Abroad After Bring Come Cyprus Defect Families Hope Idea Mind Now Over Possibility Ready Speak Taking Their Well Which Would]
I have long been convinced that my artistic ideal stands or falls with Germany. Only the Germany that we love and desire can help us achieve that ideal. Richard Wagner
[ Achieve Artistic Been Convinced Desire Falls Germany Help Ideal Long Love Only Stands Us]
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. Immanuel Kant
[ Happiness Ideal Imagination Reason]
I have no idea what the U.S. intends to do further there and what would be the reaction of the Iraqi people. I only know that the sole option is to leave Iraq to the Iraqi people. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Further Idea Intends Iraq Iraqi Know Leave Only Option Reaction Sole Would]
No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life. Ernest Renan
[ Enduring Escapes Ever Except Expense Idea Life Sacrifice Strain Struggle Succeed Without]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books. James MacArthur
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
No-one really feels self-confident deep down becuase it's an artifical idea. Really, people aren't that worried about what you're doing or what you're saying, so you can drift around the world relatively anonymously: you must not feel persucted and examined. Liberate yourself from that idea that people are watching you. Russell Brand
[ Anonymously Around Deep Doing Down Drift Examined Feel Feels Idea Liberate Must No-One Really Relatively Saying Self-Confident Watching World Worried Yourself]
Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music. Michelle Shocked
[ Control Convinces Good Heart Ideals Involving Logic Music Only Says Something Things Way Which]
But the idea that I should be a teacher and a researcher of some sort did not vary over the years. Amartya Sen
[ Did Idea Over Researcher Should Some Sort Teacher Vary Years]
Well, user feedback was excellent. Even when the software didn't work at all, there were few people who were avid users, and there were people who were just sending excellent feedback and excellent ideas. Shawn Fanning
[ Avid Even Excellent Feedback Few Ideas Just Sending Software User Users Well Were Work]
Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas. John F. Kennedy
[ Before Caught Hang Hunter Ideas Long Other Picked Place Reminds Skin Tiger Wall]
I've written more songs for this record than I ever have in the past so I'm trying to give it a lot of special attention to be sure my ideas really get translated right. Suzy Bogguss
[ Attention Ever Get Give Ideas Lot More Past Really Record Right Songs Special Sure Than Translated Trying Written]
Ideally, I'd like every issue to include a diverse group of stories that meet the qualifications sketched above, but covering a wide range of specific matter and flavour. Stanley Schmidt
[ Above Covering Diverse Every Flavour Group Ideally Include Issue Matter Meet Qualifications Range Sketched Specific Stories Wide]
The writers are writing human beings, and they're writing about the human condition and how difficult it is to function in that condition. I think it's one of the charms of the show, the idea of redemption and working towards becoming better people, for everybody involved. George Dzundza
[ Becoming Beings Better Charms Condition Difficult Everybody Function How Human Idea Involved Redemption Show Think Towards Working Writers Writing]
The idea that every time you do a film you're supposed to be tortured confuses me. I mean, guys who say, 'Oh, it's really tough, my character is really suffering' -come on. For us, even in the rotten ones we've had a good time. I don't think you have to suffer. George Clooney
[ Character Confuses Even Every Film Good Guys Had Idea Mean Oh Ones Really Rotten Say Suffer Suffering Supposed Think Time Tortured Tough Us]
Shakespeare's idea of the tragic fact is larger than this idea and goes beyond it; but it includes it, and it is worth while to observe the identity of the two in a certain point which is often ignored. Andrew Coyle Bradley
[ Beyond Certain Fact Goes Idea Identity Ignored Includes Larger Observe Often Point Shakespeare Than Tragic Two Which While Worth]
A good basic selling idea, involvement and relevancy, of course, are as important as ever, but in the advertising din of today, unless you make yourself noticed and believed, you ain't got nothin'. Leo Burnett
[ Advertising Basic Believed Course Din Ever Good Got Idea Important Involvement Make Nothin Noticed Selling Today Unless Yourself]
And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away. Peter Sotos
[ Away Blown Books Distribution Fears Few Find Hard Ideas Issues Larger Last Legal Limbo Little Much New Numbers Publish Published Publishers Selfish Stuck Than Them Wanted Were While Works]
Some of my ideas were shot down by Lucasfilm because they stepped on territory that has been reserved for the movies. I didn't have a problem with that. Walter Jon Williams
[ Because Been Down Ideas Movies Problem Reserved Shot Some Stepped Territory Were]
I am a realist as well as an idealist, and I think that it is incumbent upon those of us in opposition to try to work within what are always arduous circumstances to stretch the limits of the possible. Todd Gitlin
[ Always Am Arduous Circumstances Idealist Incumbent Limits Opposition Possible Realist Stretch Think Those Try Upon Us Well Within Work]
Another symptom of progress toward the Singularity: ideas themselves should spread ever faster, and even the most radical will quickly become commonplace. Vernor Vinge
[ Another Become Commonplace Even Ever Faster Ideas Most Progress Quickly Radical Should Singularity Spread Symptom Themselves Toward Will]
An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. H. L. Mencken
[ Also Better Cabbage Concludes Idealist Make Noticing Roses Smell Soup Than Will]
War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Central Defines Democracy Does Extremist First Foreign Genuinely Great Idealistic Narrow Policy Preoccupation Rather Reflect States Superpower Terrorism Today Traditions United View Vision War World]
Exchange ideas frequently. James Cash Penney
[ Exchange Frequently Ideas]
Of the 25 songs we've recorded there were 24 that we wanted to have on an album. That wouldn't have worked. So when one of our wise managers suggested the idea of considering two different album, it cleared the way for us. Ed O'Brien
[ Album Cleared Considering Different Idea Managers Our Recorded Songs Suggested Two Us Wanted Way Were Wise Worked]
Australia is properly speaking an island, but it is so much larger than every other island on the face of the globe, that it is classed as a continent in order to convey to the mind a just idea of its magnitude. Charles Sturt
[ Australia Classed Continent Convey Every Face Globe Idea Island Just Larger Magnitude Mind Much Order Other Properly Speaking Than]
It's not worth it, it's not about money, especially when you're dealing with a culture. It should be about elevating the idea of what we are and who we are as people in the cinema, and that kind of stuff keeps dragging us back down. Antoine Fuqua
[ Back Cinema Culture Dealing Down Dragging Elevating Especially Idea Keeps Kind Money Should Stuff Us Worth]
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book. Victor Hugo
[ Architecture Book Every Great Human Ideas Only Page Race Recorded Religious Symbol Thought Vast]
I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see - you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing, in a very special location. Bob Balaban
[ Amazing Go Idea Location Magical Mean Movie Movies See Something Special Theater Very Went Whole]
The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does. No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies. Daisy Bates
[ Always Does Enemies Her His Ideal Makes Man Mistake Never Orders Own Pursue Takes Tries Way Without Woman]
Many people have the idea that game shows are easy to come up with. And nothing could be further from the truth. Bob Barker
[ Come Could Easy Further Game Idea Many Nothing Shows Truth Up]
And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again. George Takei
[ Achievements Again Also Certainly Country Failed Glorious Happening Ideals Important Keep Know Nation Order Seems Where]
The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people. Irving Babbitt
[ Because Democratic Faith His Idealist Leadership Light Make Plain Prone Question Standards Unbounded Whole]
When I was young, my idea was to become a filmmaker. Patrice Leconte
[ Become Filmmaker Idea Young]
No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary. The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time. Emma Goldman
[ Beginning Binds Chariot Conditions Ever Fixed Great How Idea Law Place Regardless Stationary Time Us Wheel Which Within]
The idea of being a foreign correspondent and wandering the world and witnessing great events, having adventures and covering the activities of world leaders, appealed to me greatly. It was a very glamorous life in those days. Alan Cranston
[ Activities Adventures Appealed Being Correspondent Covering Days Events Foreign Glamorous Great Greatly Having Idea Leaders Life Those Very Wandering Witnessing World]
The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same. Jean Rostand
[ Alas Always Doubt Enemies Ideal Same Varies Without]
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product. Peter Gabriel
[ Appeals Artist Being Enables Evolution Idea Living Music Piece Process Product Rather Really Sell Than Thing Way]
The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Absolute Bad Citizen Come Force Ideals Justice Must Pacifist Right Times Uphold Used]
I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ America Become Believe Born Citizen Family Gift Great Heart Here Honor Idea Inspires Live Privilege Raise Remains Vote World Your]
Our ideals are our better selves. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Better Ideals Our Selves]
Our producer Jon Davison thought it would be a good idea to put in additional TV scenes. So, they sent me a tape of these additional TV scenes, and I watched them, and I didn't think they were that great. I didn't think it was worth putting them in. David Zucker
[ Additional Good Great Idea Jon Our Producer Put Putting Scenes Sent Tape Them These Think Thought Tv Watched Were Worth Would]
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ American Americans Except Ideal Ideals Matter Nothing Real Right Their Wrong]
Far from creating a new formalism, what these can yield is something far transcending surface values since they not only embody form as beauty, but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures have taken visible substance. Max Bill
[ Also Beauty Conjectures Creating Embody Far Form Ideas Intuitions New Only Since Something Substance Surface Taken These Transcending Values Visible Which Yield]
The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios... The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market. George Soros
[ Actually Contradicts Different Financial Generally Going Happen Idea Looking Market Markets Predict Scenarios Unpredictable Way]
I'm like Sergeant Schultz, I know nothing. We are trying to share ideas around the world. We don't just come up with a great idea in Brazil and ignore it in the rest of the world. Rick Wagoner
[ Around Brazil Come Great Idea Ideas Ignore Just Know Nothing Rest Schultz Sergeant Share Trying Up World]
It evolved out of the idea to make a kids TV show. And it actually turned out to be a bit dull and a bit regulated and too many people looking over your shoulder and it wasn't really. Dave Rowntree
[ Actually Bit Dull Evolved Idea Kids Looking Make Many Out Over Really Regulated Shoulder Show Too Turned Tv Your]
Over the past decade... while many businesses have pursued what I call 'business as usual,' I have been part of a different, smaller business movement, one that tried to put idealism back on the agenda. Anita Roddick
[ Agenda Back Been Business Businesses Call Decade Different Idealism Many Movement Over Part Past Pursued Put Smaller Tried Usual While]
It's probably fair to say that Obama's ideas were too big for America's appetite. It would have been nice had he made a few incremental repairs to the economy and left the transformative events for a less stressful time. Kathleen Parker
[ America Appetite Been Big Economy Events Fair Few Had Ideas Incremental Left Less Made Nice Obama Obama Probably Repairs Say Stressful Time Too Transformative Were Would]
I shall ask no more than that you agree with Dean Inge that even though counting heads is not an ideal way to govern, at least it is better than breaking them. Learned Hand
[ Agree Ask Better Breaking Counting Dean Even Govern Heads Ideal Least More Shall Than Them Though Way]
A further point is that, little by little, in the current universe, everything is slowly being named; nor does this have anything to do with the older Aristotelian universals in which the idea of a chair subsumes all its individual manifestations. Fredric Jameson
[ Anything Being Chair Current Does Everything Further Idea Individual Little Manifestations Named Nor Older Point Slowly Universals Universe Which]
Of course, the idea of a six months' holiday is enough to make anyone laugh at anything, but I find that besides that I was a good deal harassed and run down, and I am glad to cut off from everything and start fresh. I feel miserably selfish about it all the time. Richard H. Davis
[ Am Anyone Anything Besides Course Cut Deal Down Enough Everything Feel Find Fresh Glad Good Harassed Holiday Idea Laugh Make Miserably Months Off Run Selfish Six Start Time]
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. Aristotle
[ Accidents Bears Best Circumstances Dignity Grace Ideal Life Making Man]
I was trying to figure out what to do next, I'd been accumulating ideas for productivity tools - software people could use every day, particularly to help organize their lives. Mitch Kapor
[ Accumulating Been Could Day Every Figure Help Ideas Lives Next Organize Out Particularly Productivity Software Their Tools Trying Use]
Nothing is more idealistic than a journalist on the defensive. Melvin Maddocks
[ Defensive Idealistic Journalist More Nothing Than]
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. Alfred Whitney Griswold
[ Banned Books Burn Go Ideas Jail Stay Won]
Because his basic idea that he got from the study of gall wasps is that everyone's sexuality is unique. Bill Condon
[ Basic Because Everyone Gall Got His Idea Sexuality Study Unique Wasps]
It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought. James Douglas
[ Alone Dark Dawn Garden Good Haunt Idea May Possess Reverie Shy Suspended Thought]
At Wal-Mart, if you couldn't explain an idea or a concept in simple terms on one page of paper Sam Walton considered the new idea too complicated to implement. Michael Bergdahl
[ Complicated Concept Considered Explain Idea Implement New Page Paper Sam Simple Terms Too Wal-Mart Walton]
While at Chicago my interest in the new field of particle physics was stimulated by a course given by Gell- Mann, who was developing his ideas about Strangeness at the time. James Cronin
[ Chicago Course Developing Field Given His Ideas Interest Mann New Particle Physics Stimulated Strangeness Time While]
We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it's grand and great. Lucy Maud Montgomery
[ Business Even Grand Great Ideals Life Live Must Never Quite Sorry Succeed Them Try Up Without Would]
There definitely is that element of guys who like to party and have a good time and... putting off for as long as possible the idea that they'll actually have to settle down. Luke Wilson
[ Actually Definitely Down Element Good Guys Idea Long Off Party Possible Putting Settle Time]
The Berlin Wall wasn't the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell. Fareed Zakaria
[ After Also Barrier Barriers Berlin Cold Collapse End Fall Fell Flow Ideas Money Only Soviet Trade Traditional Union Wall War]
You know, as you compose music, you're just off in your own world. You have no idea where reality is, so to have an idea of what people think is pretty hard. Roy Lichtenstein
[ Compose Hard Idea Just Know Music Off Own Pretty Reality Think Where World Your]
Everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first. It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas. Orson Scott Card
[ Everything First Ground Ideas Important Magazines New Proving Sci-Fi Showed Up Writers]
Growing up, my ideals were Barbra Streisand, Cher, and my mom. Kevyn Aucoin
[ Barbra Cher Growing Ideals Mom Streisand Up Were]
The music is in the lead here, and a large part of this, I have no idea what I'm doing. I feel a closer bond with the craft of songwriting, stronger than I ever have. Ben Harper
[ Bond Closer Craft Doing Ever Feel Here Idea Large Lead Music Part Songwriting Stronger Than]
I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas. Jean-Luc Godard
[ American Because Cinema French Ideas Money Pity]
We each have a sixth sense that is attuned to the oneness dimension in life, providing a means for us to guide our lives in accord with our ideas. Henry Reed
[ Accord Attuned Dimension Each Guide Ideas Life Lives Means Oneness Our Providing Sense Sixth Us]
We bring together the best ideas - turning the meetings of our top managers into intellectual orgies. Jack Welch
[ Best Bring Ideas Intellectual Into Managers Meetings Orgies Our Together Top Turning]
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal. George Eliot
[ Being Captivated Case Common Enough His Ideal Man Nearly Opposite Suddenly Woman]
We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20? Arthur C. Clarke
[ Abandon Been Discovered Hadn Half How Idea Knows Longer Man Restricted Schooling Something Things True Where World Youth]
To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Anew Day Despair Discover Discovered Every Hope Idea Masses Passion Revolutionary Utter]
I don't think I'll ever be comfortable with the idea of being famous. Alison Lohman
[ Being Comfortable Ever Famous Idea Think]
They're stealing my ideas. They're imitating my shots. David O. Selznick
[ Ideas Imitating Shots Stealing]
I have been agreeably disappointed in my idea of the camels. They are far from unpleasant to ride; in fact, it is much less fatiguing than riding on horseback, and even with the little practice I have yet had, I find it shakes me less. William John Wills
[ Agreeably Been Camels Disappointed Even Fact Far Fatiguing Find Had Horseback Idea Less Little Much Practice Ride Riding Shakes Than Unpleasant Yet]
Believe in something larger than yourself... get involved in the big ideas of your time. Barbara Bush
[ Believe Big Get Ideas Involved Larger Something Than Time Your Yourself]
The idea of the peace movement and of people who spent their entire lives trying to have a more egalitarian, just society, suddenly became swamped by the record industry, by the new rock and roll culture, and by the idea of not trusting anyone over thirty. David Amram
[ Anyone Became Culture Egalitarian Entire Idea Industry Just Lives More Movement New Over Peace Record Rock Roll Society Spent Suddenly Swamped Their Thirty Trusting Trying]
I never could be a partisan leader - a man of one idea. Joshua Chamberlain
[ Could Idea Leader Man Never Partisan]
Power runs with ideas that only the crazy would draw into doubt. Lawrence Lessig
[ Crazy Doubt Draw Ideas Into Only Power Runs Would]
Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness. Erica Jong Equality
[ Been Exploited Group History Idealized Into Only Powerlessness Women]
But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience. Richard Dawkins
[ Appreciation Classes Could Experience History Ideas Laboratory Perhaps Rather Rest Science Scientific Separate Than Thinking Us Ways Wonder]
The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld. Dorothy Thompson
[ Another Better Faith Fearlessly Force Idea Only Overcome Positively Upheld]
It was relatively easy to write 'The Cave of Lost Souls', though, because it came to me one night in a dream. I remember waking up and having this idea for a complete story - from start to finish - in my head, so I jotted it down, then later began writing the thing. Paul Kane
[ Because Began Came Cave Complete Down Dream Easy Finish Having Head Idea Later Lost Night Relatively Remember Souls Start Story Then Thing Though Up Waking Write Writing]
Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular. Maximilien Robespierre
[ Altogether Aristocratic Atheism Being Crime Great Idea Innocence Oppressed Over Popular Punishes Triumphant Watches]
I see my job simply as helping disseminate the message of Barack Obama, working with the communications team to make sure that we're true to the ideals and the values and the programs that he wants to advance in this country. And that's the extent of my involvement. David Axelrod
[ Advance Barack Communications Country Disseminate Extent Helping Ideals Involvement Job Make Message Obama Obama Programs See Simply Sure Team True Values Wants Working]
But what really excited me was the idea that humans had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years. I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures. Donald Johanson
[ Africa Back Creatures Excited Find Go Had Humans Idea Millions Really Some These Tremendous Wanted Went Years]
Most people - and particularly people whose lives have nothing to do with books at all - are intrigued by the idea that somebody wants to listen to them and get it right. Martin C. Smith
[ Books Get Idea Intrigued Listen Lives Most Nothing Particularly Right Somebody Them Wants Whose]
The ideal mother, like the ideal marriage, is a fiction. Milton R. Sapirstein
[ Fiction Ideal Marriage Mother]
I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books - from Shakespeare to James Bond - and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was. Dick Bruna
[ Altogether Always Author Bond Books Covers Did Give Had Idea James Matter Must Shakespeare Sorts]
Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around. Anna Quindlen
[ Around Dough Ideas Made Pizza Tossed]
Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving he may sound to him. John Gray
[ Advice Critical Generally Help Him How Idea Man May Offers She Sound Speaking Tries Unsolicited Woman]
The Americans may think they have 'liberated' Baghdad but the tens of thousands of thieves - they came in families and cruised the city in trucks and cars searching for booty - seem to have a different idea what liberation means. Robert Fisk
[ Americans Baghdad Booty Came Cars City Different Families Idea Liberated Liberation May Means Searching Seem Tens Thieves Think Thousands Trucks]
And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating. Jim Bolger
[ Beliefs Delivery Garner Ideas Improve More Policy Polls Pressure Principle Put Rolling Support Sustain Their Them Think Whatever]
Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution. John Thune
[ Assess Attack Before Being Chance Dismiss Effect Had Ideas Inadequate Individual Part Positive Solution Their Whole]
It's absolutely of no importance who or what V was under the mask. He isn't a who or a what, he's an idea. The thing is, you couldn't continue it. Now and then the idea of a sequel has been raised, in vague forms, but I think it would be a bad idea. The story's finished. David Lloyd
[ Absolutely Bad Been Continue Finished Forms Idea Importance Mask Now Raised Sequel Story Then Thing Think Under Vague Would]
It took the Gulf War to demonstrate that America did want more than one friend in the Mideast, and also was willing to take and make major risks to prevent a small Muslim country, Kuwait, from being overrun and in effect stolen by Iraq. Caspar Weinberger
[ Also America Being Country Demonstrate Did Effect Friend Gulf Iraq Kuwait Major Make Mideast More Muslim Overrun Prevent Risks Small Stolen Take Than Took Want War Willing]
The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors' works have survived even in part. Richard Stallman
[ Ancient Authors Copied Copyright Did Even Exist Frequently Idea Length Many Non-Fiction Only Other Part Practice Survived Times Useful Way Works]
All the good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow. Grant Wood
[ Came Cow Ever Good Had Ideas Milking While]
When employers tell me they prefer married men, and encourage their men to have homes of their own, because it makes them so much steadier, I wonder if they have any idea of all that that implies. Alice Hamilton
[ Any Because Employers Encourage Homes Idea Implies Makes Married Men Much Own Prefer Tell Their Them Wonder]
Neal had a couple of good ideas and they fit nicely, so that's the way I decided to go. Raymond E. Feist
[ Couple Decided Fit Go Good Had Ideas Neal Nicely Way]
To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas. Leo Burnett
[ Easy Having Ideas Making Mistakes Off Swear Very]
If the seams are showing, there is something wrong with the performance or the construction of the piece. This idea is completely at odds with our modern visual experience, because everything today is based on montage. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Based Because Completely Construction Everything Experience Idea Modern Odds Our Performance Piece Seams Showing Something Today Visual Wrong]
My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals. Gordon Getty
[ Human Idealistic Ideals Music Personality]
This is Port of Spain to me, a city ideal in its commercial and human proportions, where a citizen is a walker and not a pedestrian, and this is how Athens may have been before it became a cultural echo. Derek Walcott
[ Athens Became Been Before Citizen City Commercial Cultural Echo How Human Ideal May Pedestrian Port Proportions Spain Walker Where]
Well, it was never supposed to be like that. Walt died before we had finished. The original idea of Walt's was that you came down there, into the caves, and there were no pirates. But they had been there just seconds before! There was a hot meal on the table, steaming. John Hench
[ Been Before Came Caves Died Down Finished Had Hot Idea Into Just Meal Never Original Pirates Seconds Supposed Table Walt Well Were]
I think that somebody with the resources and innovation and the idea is going to come out of nowhere and come up with a successful space travel program. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Come Going Idea Innovation Nowhere Out Program Resources Somebody Space Successful Think Travel Up]
The most important precedents deal with the whole idea of symbolic programming - the notion of setting up symbolic expressions that can represent anything one wants, and then having functions that operate on both their structure and content. Stephen Wolfram
[ Anything Both Content Deal Expressions Functions Having Idea Important Most Notion Operate Precedents Programming Represent Setting Structure Symbolic Their Then Up Wants Whole]
And do you accept the idea that there is no explanation? Julio Cortazar
[ Accept Explanation Idea]
I'm not talking ideas, or even presentation. It's like in politics: You have to sell something to become an electric player - like your skin or your heart. Keith Jarrett
[ Become Electric Even Heart Ideas Player Politics Presentation Sell Skin Something Talking Your]
The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class. Karl Marx
[ Age Been Class Each Ever Ideas Ruling]
My idea of fast food is a mallard. Ted Nugent Food
[ Fast Food Idea]
There really was nothing like it at the time. We had good ideas for implementation, so we proceeded. I think it was an excellent solution to the reliability issues with existing search engines. Shawn Fanning
[ Engines Excellent Existing Good Had Ideas Implementation Issues Nothing Proceeded Really Reliability Search Solution Think Time]
The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors. Stella Adler
[ Actors Almost Always Best Even Experiences Great Ideas Larger Playwrights Than]
The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms! Robert Walpole Patriotism
[ Been Idea Lost Mushrooms Patriot Patriotism Patriots Purposes Sir Spring Term True Up Very Why Worst]
The reason the Jews hate Nazis is primarily because they didn't come up with the idea first. Tom Metzger
[ Because Come First Hate Idea Jews Primarily Reason Up]
We are losing the democracy that we're trying to sell in the Mideast and everywhere else right here in our own nation. Rosie O'Donnell
[ Democracy Else Everywhere Here Losing Mideast Nation Our Own Right Sell Trying]
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. James Lane Allen
[ Become Day Dream Dreams Ideal Last Lofty Promise Prophecy Shall Unveil Vision Your]
I have two ideas for novels at the moment, neither of them all that conventional, but I'm not ready to choose between them yet, let alone settle down to the process of writing. Jonathan Coe
[ Alone Between Choose Conventional Down Ideas Moment Neither Novels Process Ready Settle Them Two Writing Yet]
Things change and work changes. Right now I like the idea of enveloping a space and getting messages across that connect to the world in ways that seem familiar but are different. Barbara Kruger
[ Across Change Changes Connect Different Enveloping Familiar Getting Idea Messages Now Right Seem Space Things Ways Work World]
He invented this idea of telling the life story of a great writer through becoming his characters and becoming him. It was such a pleasure and I thought we must find another writer. Simon Callow
[ Another Becoming Characters Find Great Him His Idea Invented Life Must Pleasure Story Such Telling Thought Through Writer]
I have no idea how to become successful in children's tv programming today other than to say that whereever you find that rare animal being pursued, insert yourself into its environment; get in the door in any position and work from within. William Jackson
[ Animal Any Become Being Children Door Environment Find Get How Idea Insert Into Other Position Programming Pursued Rare Say Successful Than Today Tv Within Work Yourself]
I looked it at like this way. To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean, I figured you had to sort of be their ideal. I don't mean a handsome knight riding a white horse, but a fella who answered the description of a right guy. Gary Cooper
[ Answered Description Fella Figured Folks Get Guy Had Handsome Horse Ideal Knight Looked Mean Player Riding Right Screen Sort Their Way White]
If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts, a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen, that means nothing. Anatoly Chubais
[ Accepted Experts Good Happen Ideal Just Means Never Nothing Privatization Process Produce Transparent Very Western Which Will]
Any ideal system is its own worst enemy, and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur, they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny. Ben Nicholson
[ Any Apart Complete Enemy Fall Grandeur Ideal Implement Into Just Own Soon Start System These Turn Tyranny Visions Worst]
If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable. Don Nickles
[ Acceptable Against Any Ballistic Being Believe Defenseless Government Idea Jeopardy Missile Number Other Our Priority Protection Puts Really System Then Type Us Weapon]
Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state. Karl Marx
[ Direct Ideas Material Men Most State Their]
Well, so far, at least, my own ideas always take priority over those of other writers. As long as the well doesn't run dry, I imagine this will be the case. Todd Solondz
[ Always Case Dry Far Ideas Imagine Least Long Other Over Own Priority Run Take Those Well Will Writers]
When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming, they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas. Saadi
[ Coming Fate Group Had Heard Him His Ideas Kill Other Saddam Wanted]
He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so. Walter Lippmann
[ Conduct Dangerous Himself Holds Honor Ideal Inconvenient Though Unprofitable]
It is better to entertain an idea than to take it home to live with you for the rest of your life. Randall Jarrell
[ Better Entertain Home Idea Life Live Rest Take Than Your]
The ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never found. Joan Rivers
[ Beauty Found Fugitive Ideal Never Which]
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy. Edward P. Morgan
[ Book Both Breaking Examine Explore Explosive Face Fear Few Fragile Get Go Havens Idea Man Mind Off Only Place Privacy Provocation Remaining Thought Where Which Will Without Your]
From a very young age, militarism and trying to solve the world's problems through militarism is something that has always resonated with me as being a bad idea. Justin Sane
[ Age Always Bad Being Idea Militarism Problems Resonated Solve Something Through Trying Very World Young]
In fiction, you have a rough idea what's coming up next - sometimes you even make a little outline - but in fact you don't know. Each day is a whole new - and for me, a very invigorating - experience. Peter Matthiessen
[ Coming Day Each Even Experience Fact Fiction Idea Invigorating Know Little Make New Next Outline Rough Sometimes Up Very Whole]
Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible. Walter Lippmann
[ Desirable Ideals Imaginative Possible Understanding Which]
We moved there a year ago, just as a weekend place. Then we decided to move out of London completely. We will eventually have to work it out a bit more, because you can't have a little boy living with his sisters like that, can you? But we like the idea of closeness. Linda McCartney
[ Ago Because Bit Boy Closeness Completely Decided Eventually His Idea Just Little Living London More Move Moved Out Place Sisters Then Weekend Will Work Year]
Everything begins with an idea. Earl Nightingale
[ Begins Everything Idea]
An idea or institution may arise for one reason and be maintained for quite a different reason. Joseph McCabe
[ Arise Different Idea Institution Maintained May Quite Reason]
Let each person do his or her part. If one citizen is unwilling to participate, all of us are going to suffer. For the American idea, though it is shared by all of us, is realized in each one of us. Barbara Jordan
[ American Citizen Each Going Her His Idea Part Participate Person Realized Shared Suffer Though Unwilling Us]
The hardest part is developing the idea, and that can take years. Eric Carle
[ Developing Hardest Idea Part Take Years]
Apartment living is tough action. Just the whole idea that you share a washer and dryer always freaked me out. Joe Rogan
[ Action Always Apartment Dryer Freaked Idea Just Living Out Share Tough Whole]
Do not worry about the incarnation of ideas. If you are a poet, your works will contain them without your knowledge'they will be both moral and national if you follow your inspiration freely. Vissarion Belinsky
[ Both Contain Follow Freely Ideas Incarnation Inspiration Knowledge Moral National Poet Them Will Without Works Worry Your]
It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity. George Boole
[ Essence Ideas Mathematics Number Quantity]
We wanted to be as expansive as possible to make sure we didn't preclude some good ideas. John Poindexter
[ Expansive Good Ideas Make Possible Preclude Some Sure Wanted]
Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom. Vita Sackville-West
[ Freedom Hate Idea Men Ought Their Very Women Youth]
You have an idea of the way you think it is, and it's not that way at all, it's something else. David Geffen
[ Else Idea Something Think Way]
You make the movie through the cinematography - it sounds quite a simple idea, but it was like a huge revelation to me. Nicolas Roeg
[ Cinematography Huge Idea Make Movie Quite Revelation Simple Sounds Through]
So now my road map has changed and I don't have a really clear idea of what the next stops are. Linda Vester
[ Changed Clear Idea Map Next Now Really Road Stops]
I do feel part of that generation of people who were rather idealistic in the '70s and became disillusioned in the '80s. Not just about social services issues, but the world. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Became Disillusioned Feel Generation Idealistic Issues Just Part Rather Services Social Were World]
My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do. Ani DiFranco
[ Become Every Feminism Herself Idea Needs Open-Ended Right Self-Determination She Very Whatever Woman]
I couldn't stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties. Eduard Shevardnadze
[ Bloodshed Casualties Idea Stand]
I'm definitely responsible for coming in with some basic chord changes, or ideas. Everybody in the band looks to me to come up with the basic seed, so it's not very productive to come in with nothing. Billy Corgan
[ Band Basic Changes Chord Come Coming Definitely Everybody Ideas Looks Nothing Productive Responsible Seed Some Up Very]
I think about death a lot, like I think we all do. I don't think of suicide as an option, but as fun. It's an interesting idea that you can control how you go. It's this thing that's looming, and you can control it. Ryan Gosling
[ Control Death Fun Go How Idea Interesting Looming Lot Option Suicide Thing Think]
Hollywood has the idea that movies have to be dumb. But especially movies for or about teenagers have to be really dumb! Joseph Gordon-Levitt
[ Dumb Especially Hollywood Idea Movies Really Teenagers]
I had no idea what I was going to do when they threw me out of school. Don Johnson
[ Going Had Idea Out School Threw]
I don't think they knew exactly where they were going with the character, but they lay those stories out ahead of time, so they had some idea where they wanted it to go. David Selby
[ Ahead Character Exactly Go Going Had Idea Knew Lay Out Some Stories Think Those Time Wanted Were Where]
Oh, I had an idea for a pilot of my own at the time, and then Carl sent me about eight scripts and simply I threw my idea out the window because the writing was just so good. Dick Van Dyke
[ Because Carl Eight Good Had Idea Just Oh Out Own Pilot Scripts Sent Simply Then Threw Time Window Writing]
The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection. Elihu Root
[ Attractive Authority Conduct Conformity Control Counsel Enforce Force Idea International Legislation Man National Nations Now Parliament Perfection Police Power Right Rules]
The task of physiological psychology remains the same in the analysis of ideas that it was in the investigation of sensations: to act as mediator between the neighbouring sciences of physiology and psychology. Wilhelm Wundt
[ Act Analysis Between Ideas Investigation Mediator Neighbouring Physiological Physiology Psychology Remains Same Sciences Sensations Task]
I normally keep a series of draft in a catalogue type of book in which I scribble, sketch and draw ideas. Jonathan Shapiro
[ Book Catalogue Draft Draw Ideas Keep Normally Scribble Series Sketch Type Which]
Globalization was a deep trend pushed by technology and right ideas, as much as anything else. Jeffrey Sachs
[ Anything Deep Else Globalization Ideas Much Pushed Right Technology Trend]
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it. Marcel Proust
[ Challenges Communicates Him Idea Powerful Some Strength]
There is one type of ideal woman very seldom described in poetry - the old maid, the woman whom sorrow or misfortune prevents from fulfilling her natural destiny. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Described Destiny Fulfilling Her Ideal Maid Misfortune Natural Old Poetry Prevents Seldom Sorrow Type Very Whom Woman]
The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Behind Fatal Growth Idea Inside Leaving Means Metaphor Obscured Progress Real Things Us Utterly Which]
In a Constitutional Monarchy the constitution puts limits on what the King can do. Even if the King and all his Ministers agree that something is a terrific idea they can no do it if the constitution does not allow it. Our government was designed as a Constitutional Republic - a government elected by the people to represent their interests while remaining within the constraints of the Constitution's framework. Thus, even if all our elected representatives agree something is a good idea, it can not be done if the Constitution does not give Congress the power to do it. Today we have lost that safegard with the expansion of the government since the 1930s. In short there is nothing that the government believes it cannot do Christian H F Riley Government
[ freedom effort owner slave life government despots]
I feel my family's needs are a priority. I'm not comfortable with the idea of serving the many and ignoring my family. Susan Sarandon
[ Comfortable Family Feel Idea Ignoring Many Needs Priority Serving]
Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination. Bob Kane
[ Also Although Bill Came Collaborated Concepts Days Early Fertile Finger Ideas Imagination Literally Many Mutually Own Scripts Story Twists Typed Unique Wrote]
It perhaps has a chance, a commercial chance, this film. It's funny, it's charming, the idea is original, it's unusual and it makes fun of the movie industry in a way that it needs to be poked fun at. Mark Rydell
[ Chance Charming Commercial Film Fun Funny Idea Industry Makes Movie Needs Original Perhaps Poked Unusual Way]
At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top - I'm afraid that's not quite right. Bill Gates
[ Afraid Brilliant Come Ideas Image Lots Microsoft Quite Right Top]
The ethical manifold, conceived of as unified, furnishes, or rather is, the ideal of the whole. Felix Adler
[ Conceived Ethical Furnishes Ideal Manifold Rather Unified Whole]
I grew up in a very literate, very independent household where people spoke their ideas and were very supportive of helping each other find their own way. Lucinda Williams
[ Each Find Grew Helping Household Ideas Independent Literate Other Own Spoke Supportive Their Up Very Way Were Where]
There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours. Douglas Hurd
[ Actors Because Great Ideas Important Judgement Line More Ours Past Performed Principal Reputable Than Thus Time Understanding Values Where]
I take little bits and pieces of ideas that I may or may not believe in but I give them to this character and he runs with them. I have fun with however he handles the situation. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Believe Bits Character Fun Give Handles However Ideas Little May Pieces Runs Situation Take Them]
Even in the Western world, one cannot argue that the ideal has been achieved given the existence of issues like the integration, participation and representation of Muslim citizens, and occasional but lingering anti-Semitism. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Achieved Anti-Semitism Argue Been Cannot Citizens Even Existence Given Ideal Integration Issues Lingering Muslim Occasional Participation Representation Western World]
Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea. Craig Bruce
[ Bad Beauty Elegance Idea Nothing Surpasses]
Don may yawn at the idea, which he often does, but the great thing about Don, he has confidence in me and Mike and Ed and Leslie and Steve, that we're not going go out and do stories that will put people to sleep. Morley Safer
[ Confidence Does Ed Go Going Great Idea Leslie May Mike Often Out Put Sleep Steve Stories Thing Which Will Yawn]
That's my ideal day, time with my boys. Kenny G Parenting
[ Boys Day Ideal Time]
My mother had gotten a job as a receptionist at a dancing school and had the idea that we should open our own dancing school; we did, and it prospered. Gene Kelly
[ Dancing Did Gotten Had Idea Job Mother Open Our Own Prospered School Should]
If you don't execute your ideas, they die. Roger von Oech
[ Die Execute Ideas Your]
Once you don't vote your ideals... that has serious undermining affects. It erodes the moral basis of our democracy. Ralph Nader
[ Affects Basis Democracy Ideals Moral Once Our Serious Undermining Vote Your]
A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues. Andrew Mellon
[ Balanced Based Common Idea Lowering Out Program Reform Revenues Sense Surplus Tax Taxes Upon]
Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital - the world's best talents and greatest ideas. Jack Welch
[ Best Capital Changed Company Find Globalization Greatest Ideas Intellectual Into Just Searches Sell Source Talents Us World]
I've refined my mechanics, refined my pitches. I've gotten more confidence, and I've gotten more determination. I've got a better idea what I'm doing out there. Randy Johnson
[ Better Confidence Determination Doing Got Gotten Idea Mechanics More Out Pitches Refined]
The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise. Herbert Croly
[ American Combines Hand Higher Historical Ideal Imaginative Loyalty National Other Patriotism Precedent Projection Promise Tradition]
If somebody has a better idea than me, I'll take it if it surpasses what we have on the page because at the end of the day, it's me that takes the credit anyway! Guy Ritchie
[ Anyway Because Better Credit Day End Idea Page Somebody Surpasses Take Takes Than]
Attraction is beyond our will or ideas sometimes. Juliette Binoche
[ Attraction Beyond Ideas Our Sometimes Will]
My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person. Andy Warhol
[ Famous Focus Good Idea Person Picture]
We were proposing, in a sense, that the rest of the world be made safe for American ideas, as they adopted intellectual property rights that gave patent protection to our very innovative economy. Jeffrey Sachs
[ Adopted American Economy Gave Ideas Innovative Intellectual Made Our Patent Property Proposing Protection Rest Rights Safe Sense Very Were World]
Abroad, they have covered pretty much all subjects, explored every possibility, every twist. So similarities between ideas you have and those filmed abroad are quite possible. Ajay Devgan
[ Abroad Between Covered Every Explored Filmed Ideas Much Possibility Possible Pretty Quite Similarities Subjects Those Twist]
Just as the development of earth art and installation art stemmed from the idea of taking art out of the galleries, the basis of my involvement with public art is a continuation of wall drawings. Sol LeWitt
[ Art Basis Continuation Development Drawings Earth Galleries Idea Installation Involvement Just Out Public Stemmed Taking Wall]
In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can't help you either. Nothing makes any sense. They're very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you're there. Bill Murray
[ Any Being Either Entire Feel Help Idea Japan Joke Makes Nothing Played Polite Saying Sense Time Very]
A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea. Jules Renard
[ Causes Cold Head Idea Less Suffering Than]
Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed. Paul Tsongas
[ Ago Based Consent Democracy Derives Fathers Founding Gave Governed Government Hundred Idea Noble Our Simple Two Upon Us Validity Years Yet]
At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes inherent in the existence of international capitalist competition. Leon Jouhaux
[ Also Appeared Attention Capitalist Classes Competition Danger Drew Existence Idea Inherent International Labour Leeds Organization Text Which Working]
When you are reading, someone has done a lot of work on your behalf, someone has had ideas and has then written and corrected and improved them so that they can be shared. Margaret Mahy
[ Behalf Corrected Done Had Ideas Improved Lot Reading Shared Someone Them Then Work Written Your]
My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided. Edward Tufte
[ Certain Cognitive Culture Gender Here Idea Inasmuch Indifferent Information Language Laws Mode Nature Particular Principles Provided Tasks These Tied]
Well, you have absolutely no idea what a nightmare it was to be on a set, trying to figure out how I was going to find out what time it is, how I was going to get my meds, and at the same time not have it be obvious to someone. Michael Jeter
[ Absolutely Figure Find Get Going How Idea Nightmare Obvious Out Same Set Someone Time Trying Well]
The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection. Arianna Huffington Mom
[ Become Break Cycle Doing Embrace Fastest Fearless Give Idea Imperfection Indeed Mother Perfectionism Perfectly Uncertainty Up Way]
Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you, and just before you realize what's wrong with it. Rex Harrison
[ After Before Exhilaration Feeling Get Great Hits Idea Just Realize Wrong]
I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because you had to be prepared to go through an idea without any fear. Failure, you learned, as I did in art school, to be a wonderful thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning and take the pillow off your head. Malcolm Mclaren
[ Allowed Any Anything Art Because Believe Create Did Failure Fear Get Go Had Head Idea Learned Morning Off Pillow Prepared School Simply Take Taught Thing Through Up Without Wonderful Your]
It's got to be weird to sit in an office all day and deal with these creative types without having any idea of what they do or how they do it. Ron Livingston
[ Any Creative Day Deal Got Having How Idea Office Sit These Types Weird Without]
The real Antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity. Eric Hoffer
[ Antichrist Idea Into Mediocrity Original Real Turns Water Wine]
If I don't think about anything, and start with a clean slate, in terms of what I have to do, a lot of different ideas come up, and I can think about things more openly. Namie Amuro
[ Anything Clean Come Different Ideas Lot More Openly Slate Start Terms Things Think Up]
Basically, fiction is people. You can't write fiction about ideas. Theodore Sturgeon
[ Basically Fiction Ideas Write]
Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression. Arthur Erickson
[ Art Expression Ideas Inspiration Instinctively May Medium Responsive Science Senses]
Ideas, like large rivers, never have just one source. Willy Ley
[ Ideas Just Large Never Rivers Source]
My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Accepted Badly Emergence Emergency Enough Ideas Needed Process Undergone]
Night time really is the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone is asleep. Catherine O'Hara
[ Asleep Because Best Everyone Ideas Night Really Time Work Yours]
Perhaps one reason for the falling-off of belief in a continuance of conscious existence is to be found in the quality of life that most of us lead. There is not much in it with which, in any kind of reason, one can associate the idea of immortality. Albert J. Nock
[ Any Associate Belief Conscious Continuance Existence Found Idea Immortality Kind Lead Life Most Much Perhaps Quality Reason Us Which]
I love the idea of playing a character that didn't over think everything. He knows what's in front of him and he has an ability to just say whatever he felt. Jason Schwartzman
[ Ability Character Everything Felt Front Him Idea Just Knows Love Over Playing Say Think Whatever]
The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock. Joshua Homme
[ Age Alter Always Expression Humble Idea Music Never Queens Rock Slack Stone Will Yourself]
Thank goodness we don't live in medieval times, when people fought wars over ideas. Wojciech Jaruzelski
[ Fought Goodness Ideas Live Medieval Over Thank Times Wars]
Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal. Sarah Bernhardt
[ Achieved Always Cannot Except Ideal Incessant Inspired Intellectual Labour Permanent Success]
I have become intrigued with the combining of seemingly unrelated ideas or images, or the drawing upon the many, sometimes dissimilar, meanings a word might have. John Barton
[ Become Combining Dissimilar Drawing Ideas Images Intrigued Many Meanings Might Seemingly Sometimes Unrelated Upon Word]
First of all, it was such an honor to be chosen. You had to be voted in by players and coaches that time. But having it in Hawai'i was a brilliant idea. Dan Fouts
[ Brilliant Chosen Coaches First Had Having Hawai Honor Idea Players Such Time Voted]
There are readers who want every point to be clearly and unambiguously set forth, and there are those who want to pry ideas and meanings out for themselves. John M. Ford
[ Clearly Every Forth Ideas Meanings Out Point Pry Readers Set Themselves Those Unambiguously Want]
When I was in my early 20s, I had my hair permed. Bad idea! It turned into total frizz. My advice to women is, if you have nice hair already, don't get a perm, leave your hair alone! Mariska Hargitay
[ Advice Alone Already Bad Early Get Had Hair Idea Into Leave Nice Total Turned Women Your]
When I usually go to my studio to work, I start with something that is going to take two minutes just to put some idea down and the next thing I know, ten hours have gone by and my family is screaming at me because they want me to come up to have dinner with them. Geddy Lee
[ Because Come Dinner Down Family Go Going Gone Hours Idea Just Know Minutes Next Put Screaming Some Something Start Studio Take Ten Them Thing Two Up Usually Want Work]
My ideal is to wake up in the morning and run around the meadow naked. Daryl Hannah
[ Around Ideal Meadow Morning Naked Run Up Wake]
I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam. King Hussein I
[ Against Am Approach Close Down Future Help Idea Intolerable Islam Learn Man Muslim Open Opportunities Ridiculous Same Sexist Shape Should Totally Up Woman Work]
Painting is the representation of visible forms. The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal. Gustave Courbet
[ Essence Forms Ideal Negation Painting Realism Representation Visible]
I'm sure Church got some of his ideas from this trip to Europe. Stephen Cole Kleene
[ Church Europe Got His Ideas Some Sure Trip]
And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville, their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine. Lee Ann Womack
[ Come Country During Had Idea Lot Mine Music Nashville Out Realized Same Texas Their Time]
Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination. Marquis de Sade
[ Happiness Ideal Imagination Work]
My ideas are always better. We have an understanding in place. Larry Wachowski
[ Always Better Ideas Place Understanding]
No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it. Fernando Pessoa
[ Acceptance Gain General Idea Intelligent Mixed Some Stupidity Unless]
The idea is to die young as late as possible. Ashley Montagu Death
[ Die Idea Late Possible Young]
Frank called me one day and said, 'I have an idea for a movie, why don't you come over and I'll tell you?' So I went over and we sat down and he said, 'This picture starts in heaven'. That shook me. James Stewart
[ Called Come Day Down Frank Heaven Idea Movie Over Picture Said Sat Shook Starts Tell Went Why]
The atheistic idea is so nonsensical that I cannot put it into words. Lord Kelvin
[ Cannot Idea Into Nonsensical Put Words]
This idea, as you know, that I have firm convictions that the idea of issues being a big deal where our mutual friend went back and he felt so strongly that the determining factor in electoral success should be a proven character. James Stockdale
[ Back Being Big Character Convictions Deal Determining Electoral Factor Felt Firm Friend Idea Issues Know Mutual Our Proven Should Strongly Success Went Where]
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. John Locke
[ Float Ideas Mind Our Reflection Regard Reverie Understanding Without]
The idea that information can be stored in a changing world without an overwhelming depreciation of its value is false. It is scarcely less false than the more plausible claim that after a war we may take our existing weapons, fill their barrels with information. Norbert Wiener
[ After Barrels Changing Claim Depreciation Existing False Fill Idea Information Less May More Our Overwhelming Plausible Scarcely Stored Take Than Their Value War Weapons Without World]
The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Gives Great Guide Idea Ideal Includes Life Movement Olympic Possibility Reality Toward Which World]
Our idea is simply to play the songs and to emphasize our musicianship. Krist Novoselic
[ Emphasize Idea Musicianship Our Play Simply Songs]
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it. Sigmund Freud
[ Become Idea Long Men Oppose Powerless Represent Strong]
But I had no idea that they were going to pull the plug so quickly. David Selby
[ Going Had Idea Plug Pull Quickly Were]
My idea of an educated person is one who can converse on one subject for more than two minutes. Robert Millikan
[ Converse Educated Idea Minutes More Person Subject Than Two]
You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question. Garth Ennis
[ Against Anywhere Before Book Chance Dare Did Died Doing Eagles Go Had Idea Impossible Just Kind Know Maybe Mission Odds Originally Out Question Really Some Sort Then Think Where]
I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter. At the same time I try to capture and translate the excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impact with the original idea. Milton Avery
[ Any Aroused Capture Colors Construct Emotion Excitement Form Idea Impact Independent Matter Original Picture Relationships Same Set Shapes Spaces Subject Time Translate Try Unique Which]
I mean, the idea that Bar could have sent him off on a Grand Tour. But he wasn't the least bit interested. Why? Why isn't he interested in the world? Because here's the bad news for him: He's in the world now. Chris Matthews
[ Bad Bar Because Bit Could Grand Here Him Idea Interested Least Mean News Now Off Sent Tour Why World]
The idea is that the object has a language unto itself. Anish Kapoor
[ Idea Itself Language Object Unto]
There is an idea, the basis of an internal structure, expanded and split into different shapes or groups of sound constantly changing in shape, direction, and speed, attracted and repulsed by various forces. Edgard Varese
[ Attracted Basis Changing Constantly Different Direction Expanded Forces Groups Idea Internal Into Repulsed Shape Shapes Sound Speed Split Structure Various]
I've never been resigned to ready-made ideas as I was to ready-made clothes, perhaps because although I couldn't sew, I could think. Jane Rule
[ Although Because Been Clothes Could Ideas Never Perhaps Ready-Made Resigned Sew Think]
Philosophical theories or ideas, as points of view, instruments of criticism, may help us to gather up what might otherwise pass unregarded by us. Walter Pater
[ Criticism Gather Help Ideas Instruments May Might Otherwise Pass Philosophical Points Theories Up Us View]
Visual ideas combined with technology combined with personal interpretation equals photography. Each must hold it's own; if it doesn't, the thing collapses. Arnold Newman
[ Collapses Combined Each Equals Hold Ideas Interpretation Must Own Personal Photography Technology Thing Visual]
SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline. Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Characters Discovery First Idea Net Novel Outline Process Rough Soon Used Usually Where Without Working Write]
Whatever it is that the government does, sensible Americans would prefer that the government does it to somebody else. This is the idea behind foreign policy. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Americans Behind Does Else Foreign Government Idea Policy Prefer Sensible Somebody Whatever Would]
Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences, I can bring in new ideas to AIDS research and the cross-fertilization of ideas from different fields could be a valuable contribution to finding the cure for AIDS. Philip Emeagwali
[ Aids Am Because Bring Contribution Could Cure Different Fields Finding Formally Ideas Medical New Research Sciences Trained Valuable]
My second record was all about big ideas - I was trying to make big statements about the culture, about life. I think in a certain way, I was a 27 year old kid with a guitar. Duncan Sheik
[ Big Certain Culture Guitar Ideas Kid Life Make Old Record Second Statements Think Trying Way Year]
I don't know what makes a guy want to write songs and sing, but if you've got a message, you want to get it across. When I come up with an idea about the way I feel, I can really state it strongly in a song. Chris LeDoux
[ Across Come Feel Get Got Guy Idea Know Makes Message Really Sing Song Songs State Strongly Up Want Way Write]
I have another Russian idea, too, with a place and a period, so I guess I have enough to keep me busy for quite some time, especially considering that I'm such a slow writer. Martin C. Smith
[ Another Busy Considering Enough Especially Guess Idea Keep Period Place Quite Russian Slow Some Such Time Too Writer]
In approaching our subject it will be best, without attempting to shorten the path by referring to famous theories of the drama, to start directly from the facts, and to collect from them gradually an idea of Shakespearean Tragedy. Andrew Coyle Bradley
[ Approaching Attempting Best Collect Directly Drama Facts Famous Gradually Idea Our Path Referring Shakespearean Shorten Start Subject Them Theories Tragedy Will Without]
Typically what happens is, somebody drags an idea from the past that worked in an old set of logics that they try to apply to the new one. And it doesn't work. Michael Nesmith
[ Apply Drags Happens Idea New Old Past Set Somebody Try Typically Work Worked]
Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied. Arnold H. Glasgow
[ Action Become Bigger Brain Cells Coupled Ideas Never Occupied Than]
An idea can be as flawless as can be, but its execution will always be full of mistakes. Brent Scowcroft
[ Always Execution Flawless Full Idea Mistakes Will]
The study of an idea is, of necessity, the story of many things. Willy Ley
[ Idea Many Necessity Story Study Things]
Are we changing the idea of what beauty is? Let's hope so. I'm not the typical Hollywood beauty. Let's hope we're looking at the insides of people a little more. Anne Heche
[ Beauty Changing Hollywood Hope Idea Insides Little Looking More Typical]
There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic. Aisha Tyler
[ Entertained Every Fantastic Idealistic Part Person]
Science fiction still is an idea genre. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Fiction Genre Idea Science Still]
I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers. Steve Kanaly
[ Came Cowboy Cowboys Get Good Had Horses Idea Levi Met Old Pair Real Rode Said Some Then Wear Wearing Well Would]
We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun- together. Walt Disney
[ Believed Children Could Family Idea Our Parents Park Together Where]
Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission. Shirley Chisholm
[ Appoint Cases Commission Congress Extreme Hearings Hold Idea Inert Meeting Most Problem Seems Time]
No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence. Yitzhak Rabin
[ Able Achieving Arab Consider Idea Long More Peace Process Ruler Seriously Toy Violence Way Will]
I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now? Jim Capaldi
[ Asleep Finished Half Head Idea Into Little Living Lying Lyric Morning Now Piano Room Song Steve Then Up Upright Went Where Woke Wonder Writing]
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter. Herbert Spencer
[ Accompanying Change Coherent Definite Dissipation Evolution Heterogeneity Homogeneity Idea Incoherent Indefinite Integration Matter More Motion Now Reached Specific]
I first pitched the idea of doing a series of cartoons based on Bible stories. They didn't much like it. Joseph Barbera
[ Based Bible Cartoons Doing First Idea Much Pitched Series Stories]
I don't know anyone who enjoys going to the hospital. To help remedy this, I got an idea to create what a Laugh Room in the pediatric ward of hospitals. Joseph Barbera
[ Anyone Create Enjoys Going Got Help Hospital Hospitals Idea Know Laugh Remedy Room Ward]
It is nice to be around people who think differently than you. They challenge your ideas and keep you from being complacent. Tucker Carlson
[ Around Being Challenge Complacent Differently Ideas Keep Nice Than Think Your]
Even though we know freedom as an idea we're not really as free as we think we are. Richard O'Brien
[ Even Free Freedom Idea Know Really Think Though]
Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world. Emma Goldman
[ Advanced Caution Enough Enriched Foolish Idealists Mankind Throw Winds World]
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country. Jerry Falwell
[ Christians Country Devil Idea Invented Keep Mix Own Politics Religion Running Their]
Ideas rose in clouds; I felt them collide until pairs interlocked, so to speak, making a stable combination. Henri Poincare
[ Clouds Combination Felt Ideas Making Pairs Rose Speak Stable Them Until]
Nanotechnology is an idea that most people simply didn't believe. Ralph Merkle
[ Believe Idea Most Nanotechnology Simply]
As we watch TV or films, there are no organic transitions, only edits. The idea of A becoming B, rather than A jumping to B, has become foreign. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Become Becoming Edits Films Foreign Idea Jumping Only Organic Rather Than Transitions Tv Watch]
My idea at this time, which was slowly developing, was to create a comedie humaine with little people, average people - samples from every period in American life. Douglas Sirk
[ American Average Create Developing Every Idea Life Little Period Samples Slowly Time Which]
Once in high school, I completely over plucked my left eyebrow all the way up to where you're not supposed to. I had no idea what I was doing and it looked terrible! My mom was like "What did you do to yourself?" I was so embarrassed. Ashley Tisdale
[ Completely Did Doing Embarrassed Eyebrow Had High Idea Left Looked Mom Once Over Plucked School Supposed Terrible Up Way Where Yourself]
One likes to think that one anticipates changes in the spaces we inhabit, and our ideas about space. Jasper Johns
[ Anticipates Changes Ideas Inhabit Likes Our Space Spaces Think]
In a war of ideas it is people who get killed. Stanislaw Lec
[ Get Ideas Killed War]
Great ideas originate in the muscles. Thomas A. Edison
[ Great Ideas Muscles Originate]
The idea of infection began to be taken far more seriously than it ever had before. Hospitals transformed themselves in response to the new plague - sometimes for the better, but often for the worse, as when, in fear, they cast their ulcerated patients out into the streets. Peter Lewis Allen
[ Before Began Better Cast Ever Far Fear Had Hospitals Idea Infection Into More New Often Out Patients Plague Response Seriously Sometimes Streets Taken Than Their Themselves Transformed Worse]
I was totally involved in Bobby's World from the time we started the idea to sitting with the artists on how he would look, to the script meetings, the music, the lyrics, the songs. Howie Mandel
[ Artists Bobby How Idea Involved Look Lyrics Meetings Music Script Sitting Songs Started Time Totally World Would]
For me, this is a familiar image - people in the organization ready and willing to do good work, wanting to contribute their ideas, ready to take responsibility, and leaders holding them back, insisting that they wait for decisions or instructions. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Back Contribute Decisions Familiar Good Holding Ideas Image Insisting Instructions Leaders Organization Ready Responsibility Take Their Them Wait Wanting Willing Work]
I got that idea from being in India. I always like the chanting. Ray Davies
[ Always Being Chanting Got Idea India]
I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas. Billy Bragg
[ Because Come Enjoyed Guys Having Ideas Much Normally Off Someone Studio Them Up Working]
I came to town thinking that everybody had the same idea of what country music was that I did. Lee Ann Womack
[ Came Country Did Everybody Had Idea Music Same Thinking Town]
The idea really came to me the day I got my new false teeth. George Orwell
[ Came Day False Got Idea New Really Teeth]
I knew I was a good stage actor but I had no idea about movies. And I wasn't a Paul Newman type of guy. That's why I thought the stage is just right for me. Ed O'Neill
[ Actor Good Guy Had Idea Just Knew Movies Newman Paul Right Stage Thought Type Why]
Now almost every artist outside of New York is connected with some school or some museum school, and even in New York the majority are. That's an interesting fact when you take the idea of making money, making a living selling paintings. Only a dozen or two painters do that. Ad Reinhardt
[ Almost Artist Connected Dozen Even Every Fact Idea Interesting Living Majority Making Money Museum New Now Only Outside Painters Paintings School Selling Some Take Two York]
An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run. Sydney J. Harris
[ Believes Count Cynic Determines Done Idealist Left Long Matter Realist Run Short Undone]
The Empress has been connected with the ideas of universal fecundity and in a general sense with activity. Arthur E. Waite
[ Activity Been Connected General Ideas Sense Universal]
I used to want to be a children's writer, because I would have all these great ideas when I was little, and I'd write them and draw them, and turn them into class. Jena Malone
[ Because Children Class Draw Great Ideas Into Little Them These Turn Used Want Would Write Writer]
I had my own musical ideas that Mick helped me with as well. Lou Gramm
[ Had Helped Ideas Mick Musical Own Well]
It was pretty much the way that it was when I first read it, although one exception would be that some ideas that I had were also incorporated into the script. Chiaki Kuriyama
[ Also Although Exception First Had Ideas Incorporated Into Much Pretty Read Script Some Way Were Would]
Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from the fact that we're trying to be artists in a democratic society. This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise. In art, it isn't. Brad Holland
[ Art Artists Because Come Compromise Contradictions Democracy Democratic Fact Ideal Many Postmodern Society Trying]
Any film that supports the idea that things can be changed is a great film in my eyes. Wim Wenders
[ Any Changed Eyes Film Great Idea Supports Things]
You work on an idea, your first interpretation is very raw and you work it and you work it and it gets polished and polished. It gets to a certain level and then it comes down off that peak. Kim Weston
[ Certain Comes Down First Gets Idea Interpretation Level Off Peak Polished Raw Then Very Work Your]
The idea that maybe you don't have to own a car if you only need one occasionally may catch on, just like time-sharing caught on in real estate. Steve Case
[ Car Catch Caught Estate Idea Just May Maybe Need Occasionally Only Own Real]
Before acting, I wanted to become a journalist. I also toyed with the idea of being a chef - but that's only when people asked me what I wanted to be. In fact, I always used to say I wanted to be an actor, but I didn't ever believe that I was good enough to be come one. Ian Mckellen
[ Acting Actor Also Always Asked Become Before Being Believe Chef Come Enough Ever Fact Good Idea Journalist Only Say Toyed Used Wanted]
I do want to write about Jane Whitefield again, but only when I have a good enough idea - something I've figured out about her that's news and that's worth a reader's time. Thomas Perry
[ Again Enough Figured Good Her Idea Jane News Only Out Reader Something Time Want Worth Write]
I like the idea of capturing people who aren't there to save the world. Illeana Douglas
[ Capturing Idea Save World]
I never feel like I have to hang on to the music. I don't expect that the music will go away. Ideas are the only thing I can point to that are permanent and fixed. Michael Nesmith
[ Away Expect Feel Fixed Go Hang Ideas Music Never Only Permanent Point Thing Will]
Great actors try to dismiss all ideas from their conscious mind in order to provide an experience that is real. Mark Rylance
[ Actors Conscious Dismiss Experience Great Ideas Mind Order Provide Real Their Try]
That idea of escapism... these words could sum up my life. Ella Maillart
[ Could Escapism Idea Life Sum These Up Words]
To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her. Barbara Cartland
[ Absolutely Around Beautiful Completely Degrading Destroy Feminine Her Idealistic Later Personality Ruins Sleep Sooner Will Woman Wrong]
Nature is a collective idea, and, though its essence exist in each individual of the species, can never in its perfection inhabit a single object. Henry Fuseli
[ Collective Each Essence Exist Idea Individual Inhabit Nature Never Object Perfection Single Species Though]
That a marriage ends is less than ideal; but all things end under heaven, and if temporality is held to be invalidating, then nothing real succeeds. John Updike
[ End Ends Heaven Held Ideal Less Marriage Nothing Real Succeeds Than Then Things Under]
I've never dreamed of being famous. The idea of it really scares me. Jeremy London
[ Being Dreamed Famous Idea Never Really Scares]
It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual. Alexander Fleming
[ Advance Details Due Enterprise First Idea Individual Lone Makes May Out Perception Prime Subject Team Thought Worked Worker]
No longer is the female destined solely for the home and the rearing of the family and only the male for the marketplace and the world of ideas. William J. Brennan, Jr.
[ Destined Family Female Home Ideas Longer Male Marketplace Only Rearing Solely World]
I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems. Alec Baldwin
[ Did Get Idea Less Older Preposterous President Really Seems States United Wanted]
Let us tackle the big issues with bold ideas that transform Iowa to accomplish our shared mission to grow Iowa, and realize our shared vision of Iowa as the best place to live, work and raise a family. Thomas Vilsack
[ Accomplish Best Big Bold Family Grow Ideas Iowa Issues Live Mission Our Place Raise Realize Shared Tackle Transform Us Vision Work]
My understanding is that Olivia had no idea what was going on. Crystal Chappell
[ Going Had Idea Olivia Understanding]
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it. Charles Dickens
[ Any Anything Bad Conventional Countenance Day Dishonesty Face Got Honesty Idea Known Looking Men Nonsense Out Quantity Stare Talked Trust Vast Week Will]
The Buggles was much more a studio environment idea, which we never actually took on the road. Geoff Downes
[ Actually Environment Idea More Much Never Road Studio Took Which]
Usually the audience has no idea that the censored version of whatever movie they're watching isn't the original. Todd Solondz
[ Audience Censored Idea Movie Original Usually Version Watching Whatever]
Some of you read with me 40 years ago a portion of Aristotle's Ethics, a selection of passages that describe his idea of happiness. You may not remember too well. Charles Van Doren
[ Ago Aristotle Describe Ethics Happiness His Idea May Passages Portion Read Remember Selection Some Too Well Years]
My main idea was to create a sports facility for the basics. This is why I established the club. Sergei Bubka
[ Basics Club Create Established Facility Idea Main Sports Why]
I know that I'm inadequate, but I never thought that at seventeen. I thought I was doing the best I could. I thought I was being idealistic. Eric Bogosian
[ Being Best Could Doing Idealistic Inadequate Know Never Seventeen Thought]
I was very excited about the idea that I could be an idealist, that I could be my age, the eager beaver who had hope in the justice system and the one who gets disappointed just like the audience. Elisabeth Rohm
[ Age Audience Beaver Could Disappointed Eager Excited Gets Had Hope Idea Idealist Just Justice System Very]
By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed. Albert Ellis
[ Able Caring Ideas Much Myself Often Propagate Succeed Think Too Unpopular Very Which]
I'm going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli. Michael J. Fox
[ Because Deli Getting Going Idea Jewish Marry Morning Sunday Up Woman]
People have no idea what a hard job it is for two writers to be friends. Sooner or later you have to talk about each other's work. Anatole Broyard
[ Each Friends Hard Idea Job Later Other Sooner Talk Two Work Writers]
You should carefully study the Art of Reasoning, as it is what most people are very deficient in, and I know few things more disagreeable than to argue, or even converse with a man who has no idea of inductive and deductive philosophy. William John Wills
[ Argue Art Carefully Converse Deficient Disagreeable Even Few Idea Inductive Know Man More Most Philosophy Reasoning Should Study Than Things Very]
Even as we pour hundreds of billions of dollars into our efforts in the Middle East, there is much that needs to be done to win the war of ideas in the Muslim world and beyond. Herb Kohl
[ Beyond Billions Dollars Done East Efforts Even Hundreds Ideas Into Middle Much Muslim Needs Our Pour War Win World]
A people represents not so much an aggregate of ideas and theories as of obsessions. Emile M. Cioran
[ Aggregate Ideas Much Obsessions Represents Theories]
I usually have an idea of how I want a song to sound, but I don't always know how to get there. Lucinda Williams
[ Always Get How Idea Know Song Sound Usually Want]
I had an idea for a story about a young woman who was living with people who were different, not just superficially different - such as hair colour, or eye colour, or skin colour - but different in some significant way. Jean M. Auel
[ Colour Different Eye Had Hair Idea Just Living Significant Skin Some Story Such Superficially Way Were Woman Young]
An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted. Donald Cram
[ Been Completed Conducted Eventually Experiments Faith Few Field Foggy Guides How Idea Interplay Investigator Knows Negative New Positive Research Results She Should Started Starts Time Wild Work]
The idea that the world can unite without being regulated is clearly an illusion. Guy Verhofstadt
[ Being Clearly Idea Illusion Regulated Unite Without World]
An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
[ Always Generalization Generalize Idea Means Property Think Thinking]
It sounds ideal, a sort of beach childhood. But it wasn't really. I didn't use the beach very much at all. Miranda Richardson
[ Beach Childhood Ideal Much Really Sort Sounds Use Very]
The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this. Chinua Achebe
[ Diversity Going Great Idea Instead Just Large Maybe Problem Simplify Statement Stereotype Through Whole]
Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. Bill Moyers
[ Arrows Bow Great Idealism Ideas Politics]
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion. Walter Benjamin
[ Art Betraying Coin Critic Criticism Fashion Ideas Inadequate Nutshell Slogans Without]
One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas. Robert Byrne
[ Divorced Get Gift Ideas Out Reason Run]
The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. Edward de Bono
[ Bar Biggest Ideas Need New Right Time]
Women have very little idea of how much men hate them. Germaine Greer
[ Hate How Idea Little Men Much Them Very Women]
A person of any mental quality has ideas of his own. This is common sense. Franz Liszt
[ Any Common His Ideas Mental Own Person Quality Sense]
In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival. Noam Chomsky
[ Democracy Essential Existence Freedom Human Ideals Just May More Phase Possibly Survival Terminal Than Valued]
I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen. Buffalo Bill
[ Benefiting Correct Could Customs Etc Faces Giving Government Had Idea Indians Known Life Make Over Pale Returned Seen States Taking Their Them Thought United Well]
One of the things I like about the show is it redefines the idea of what it is to be a mother, which at its most basic level is to take care of a child. It doesn't mean you have to look like the ladies in the Lysol commercials. Lauren Graham
[ Basic Care Child Commercials Idea Ladies Level Look Mean Most Mother Show Take Things Which]
I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Four Heroism Idea Know Lives Occur Orders Own Rather Sacrifice Strength Taking Their Through Uniform Willing Willpower Years]
If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough - you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal. Richard Stallman
[ Accomplish Achieve Choose Enough Goal Idealism Method Need Something Want Works World]
I will commit myself to making this state an even greater place to live, work and raise a family. I intend to reach out from border to border to hear first-hand from our citizens about their thoughts, concerns and ideas for our state. Dave Heineman
[ Border Citizens Commit Concerns Even Family First-Hand Greater Hear Ideas Intend Live Making Myself Our Out Place Raise Reach State Their Thoughts Will Work]
From the beginning, the series has been story driven - I began with a story idea - but research feeds it. Jean M. Auel
[ Been Began Beginning Driven Feeds Idea Research Series Story]
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. Marie Curie
[ Curious Ideas Less More]
I don't champion the idea of being in a Hollywood movie. I never had fun in one of them. Armand Assante
[ Being Champion Fun Had Hollywood Idea Movie Never Them]
Today, our economy is about an economy of ideas. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Economy Ideas Our Today]
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea. John Ciardi
[ Answered Bear Bolt Good Hope Idea Into Landscape More Never Place Planted Question Seed Toward]
To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical. Thomas Jefferson
[ Abhors Compel Funds Furnish Ideas Man Propagation Sinful Tyrannical]
I think we have to get beyond the idea that we have to categorize people. Roger Ebert
[ Beyond Categorize Get Idea Think]
I don't start a piece knowing exactly what effect it's going to have. There is a seed of an idea that I could never articulate, right at the beginning of the piece, literally like one cell. Siobhan Davies
[ Articulate Beginning Cell Could Effect Exactly Going Idea Knowing Literally Never Piece Right Seed Start]
After a while, you have no idea how old you are because you've lied so many times. Sandra Bullock
[ After Because How Idea Lied Many Old Times While]
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. Anne Frank
[ Absurd Because Believe Carry Dropped Everything Good Haven Heart Ideals Impossible Keep Out Really Seem Spite Still Them Wonder Yet]
This old Germany was partly defeated in its conflict with the progressive ideas of socialism, for it had given the people nothing that could serve as a successful alternative to socialism. Gustav Stresemann
[ Alternative Conflict Could Defeated Germany Given Had Ideas Nothing Old Partly Progressive Serve Socialism Successful]
No. 1, Halliburton. Certainly, if they've overcharged they should be whacked and whacked good, but the idea that the vice president somehow is involved in this, whether they got contracts because of him, that's nonsense. Al D'Amato
[ Because Certainly Contracts Good Got Him Idea Involved Nonsense President Should Somehow Vice Whacked Whether]
I have absolutely no idea what my generation did to enrich our democracy. We dropped the ball. We entered a period of complacency and closed our eyes to the public corruption of our democracy. Wynton Marsalis
[ Absolutely Ball Closed Complacency Corruption Democracy Did Dropped Enrich Entered Eyes Generation Idea Our Period Public]
What draws me to the theatre, and what appealed to me about Too Much Light, is that you have no idea what's going to happen. That's the most exciting part of theatre, it's never the same. If it were, it would be like watching a movie. Lusia Strus
[ Appealed Draws Exciting Going Happen Idea Light Most Movie Much Never Part Same Theatre Too Watching Were Would]
Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Basis Best Combines Commodities Develops Economy Ideal Love Material Sincerity Society Spiritual Stable Trade]
You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot. Stanley Kubrick
[ Idealist Idiot Pity Village Would]
We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit. William Robertson Smith
[ Accustomed Appears Between Enter God Hardly Idea Individual Into Men Nation National Organisation Religion Religious Thing Think Unit Which Whole]
I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Any Compassion Congress Courage Ever Halls Humanness Idealism Institution Known More Other Profiles Seen Than]
No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else. Orison Swett Marden
[ Anywhere Else Found His Ideally Locomotive Man Place Strong Successful Track Until Weak]
We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can't come up with real lasting solutions! Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Blame Come Competing Defeat Enemies Experience Forces Ideas Lasting Opposition Problem-Solving Problems Real Sessions Solutions Up Use View War Weapons Wonder Zones]
To say that an idea is fashionable is to say, I think, that is has been adulterated to a point where it is hardly an idea at all. Murray Kempton
[ Adulterated Been Fashionable Hardly Idea Point Say Think Where]
I think my wife saw a picture of the rock group Journey, and they're kind of aging, and the one guy had dyed blonde hair with black roots, and... my idea was to get a little earring, I wanted to have a dangling earring. Fred Willard
[ Aging Black Blonde Dyed Earring Get Group Guy Had Hair Idea Journey Kind Little Picture Rock Roots Saw Think Wanted Wife]
I write from my imagination, not from what I've read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Idea Imagination Make Money Passionate Read Seen Tv Write Wrote]
I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Among Amounts Debate Dispute End Famous Fear Idealists Materialists Matter Merely More Philosopher Speculative Than Verbal]
The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to trust our own government statements. I had no idea until then that you could not rely on them. J. William Fulbright
[ Biggest Could Government Had Idea Learned Lesson Our Own Rely Statements Them Then Trust Until Vietnam]
It's the South that maintains the idea that they're different, which is interesting because nobody else really cares. Josh Lucas
[ Because Cares Different Else Idea Interesting Maintains Nobody Really South Which]
In the nineteenth century the more grandiose word inspiration began to replace the word idea in the arts. Lukas Foss
[ Arts Began Century Grandiose Idea Inspiration More Nineteenth Replace Word]
Mental states of every kind, - sensations, feelings, ideas, - which were at one time present in consciousness and then have disappeared from it, have not with their disappearance absolutely ceased to exist. Hermann Ebbinghaus
[ Absolutely Ceased Consciousness Disappearance Disappeared Every Exist Feelings Ideas Kind Mental Present Sensations States Their Then Time Were Which]
It's like that with what sort of ideas people outside of the band have of HIM. They all see it through a different lens as well which is beautiful. Hopefully, it makes it an endless topic of conversation. Ville Valo
[ Band Beautiful Conversation Different Endless Him Hopefully Ideas Lens Makes Outside See Sort Through Topic Well Which]
The idea of 'machine assemblage' is, especially, very alien to my sensibility, since it suggests a relative indifference of the strata to one another during the process of construction. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Alien Another Assemblage Construction During Especially Idea Indifference Machine Process Relative Sensibility Since Strata Suggests Very]
Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age. Matthew Simpson
[ Affections Age Another Around Deepest Form Gather Hearts Human Ideas Living Our Passing Principle Some Thoughts Which]
I wonder why there is a designated hitter in baseball after all these years? As an experiment, it seemed like a swell enough idea, but you would think the novelty would have worn off by now and everyone would get back to playing baseball. Jay Mohr
[ After Back Baseball Designated Enough Everyone Experiment Get Hitter Idea Novelty Now Off Playing Seemed Swell These Think Why Wonder Worn Would Years]
Another important aspect of our home was respect for ideas. Robert B. Laughlin
[ Another Aspect Home Ideas Important Our Respect]
The idea of avant-garde art is a very suspicious thing to me, the idea that poetry is new and it keeps being new the way Chevrolets every year are new. Robert Morgan
[ Art Avant-Garde Avant-Garde Being Every Idea Keeps New Poetry Suspicious Thing Very Way Year]
I cannot say who, precisely, came up with the idea of a Stone Age family. Joseph Barbera
[ Age Came Cannot Family Idea Precisely Say Stone Up]
I'm social and I meet people and talk to people but I'm not looking for the ideal person to fit my mold and to raise my family with yet. I'm just kind of doing my thing and learning from the people I'm around and who I cross paths with. Picabo Street
[ Around Cross Doing Family Fit Ideal Just Kind Learning Looking Meet Mold Paths Person Raise Social Talk Thing Yet]
The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it's the music that I want to hear- that's my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings. Ikue Mori
[ Basically Books Bottom Compose Create Get Ideas Inspiration Just Line Maybe More Movies Music Painting Paintings Try Visual Want Way]
The fact is, beneath the hype, Iraqis will soon appreciate American help and idealism far more than French perfidy. It is never wrong to be on the side of freedom - never. Victor Davis Hanson
[ American Appreciate Beneath Fact Far Freedom French Help Hype Idealism Iraqis More Never Side Soon Than Will Wrong]
Suffering is part of the divine idea. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Divine Idea Part Suffering]
Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it. Gustave Flaubert
[ Confirms Conform Does Ideal Reality]
There is a very remarkable inclination in human nature to bestow on external objects the same emotions which it observes in itself, and to find every where those ideas which are most present to it. David Hume
[ Bestow Emotions Every External Find Human Ideas Inclination Itself Most Nature Objects Observes Present Remarkable Same Those Very Where Which]
Start with the idea that you can't repeal the laws of economics. Even if they are inconvenient. Larry Summers
[ Economics Even Idea Inconvenient Laws Repeal Start]
When Stark isn't off sulking somewhere, or whatever he's doing when he won't return my calls, I alternate between the two. That usually works well, though occasionally an idea for the wrong guy drifts through my mind. Donald E. Westlake
[ Alternate Between Calls Doing Drifts Guy Idea Mind Occasionally Off Return Somewhere Stark Though Through Two Usually Well Whatever Won Works Wrong]
Then we tried to come up with ideas for the sketches, and then, when we actually shot the movie, we really just sat down - never previewed the movie - we just really winged it. Joel Hodgson
[ Actually Come Down Ideas Just Movie Never Really Sat Shot Sketches Then Tried Up Winged]
I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or "convulsive" beauty - beauty in the service of liberty. Jeff Vandermeer
[ Beauty Believe Convulsive Idea Liberty Much Service Unexpected Very]
I understand why people do vote on the conservative side of the ticket because people have a tendency to go for strong governments when really, from an idealistic point of view, it's a bad thing. David Lloyd
[ Bad Because Conservative Go Governments Idealistic Point Really Side Strong Tendency Thing Ticket Understand View Vote Why]
I've always thought of myself as being extremely lucky. The idea is to keep that luck going. Headlining the Stanley was a real kick. I think it's the type of thing I could get used to. Donnie Iris
[ Always Being Could Extremely Get Going Idea Keep Kick Luck Lucky Myself Real Stanley Thing Think Thought Type Used]
Roddenberry had created quite a complex and at times mysterious character. Guarded, cautious, careful in showing his feelings in expressing his ideas about many things - I found that very interesting. Patrick Stewart
[ Careful Cautious Character Complex Created Expressing Feelings Found Guarded Had His Ideas Interesting Many Mysterious Quite Showing Things Times Very]
I've an idea for doing a Situation Comedy myself but its always difficult to get people to listen to you because they like to put their own ideas forward. Norman Wisdom
[ Always Because Comedy Difficult Doing Forward Get Idea Ideas Listen Myself Own Put Situation Their]
Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest; it is constantly given other directions by the change of external stimuli and by ideas. Hermann Ebbinghaus
[ According Accuracy Certainly Change Constantly Degree Directions Example External Given Greater Ideas Interest Less Occurs Other Perception Stimuli]
Forget all the bars and schmoozing and everybody checking out everybody else. My ideal date would be to park in a dark place, check out the stars, and have a great conversation. When all else fails, you can just make out. Brooke Burke
[ Bars Check Checking Conversation Dark Date Else Everybody Fails Forget Great Ideal Just Make Out Park Place Stars Would]
But the West is trying to weaken Islam from outside and inside. They attack our people and invade our countries from outside, and they weaken us from within with ideas like secularism, liberalism and democracy. This is all designed to contaminate our pure Islam. Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Attack Contaminate Countries Democracy Designed Ideas Inside Invade Islam Liberalism Our Outside Pure Secularism Trying Us Weaken West Within]
I failed to fulfill what should have been an interesting role. I couldn't take their formula and bring what I had, my humor, my ideas, and make it my own. Dianne Wiest
[ Been Bring Failed Formula Fulfill Had Humor Ideas Interesting Make Own Role Should Take Their]
When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce. Marianne Williamson
[ Critical Idea Induce Mass Presence Reaches Shift Stopping Will]
The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated. Bernhard von Bulow
[ Always Dealt Defeated England European Fate Few Foe Germans Gives Harshly Her History Idea Modern Most Part She Store Taken Times Us Vanquished Wars Which]
There is a firm, clear commitment to provide resources and ideas to enable us to organize the Afghans towards starting the process of rehabilitation and reconstruction. Lakhdar Brahimi
[ Afghans Clear Commitment Enable Firm Ideas Organize Process Provide Reconstruction Rehabilitation Resources Starting Towards Us]
In The Name of the King is the right title. To be honest, I don't know who had the final idea for the title but I liked it and it has a strong connection to the movie's story. Uwe Boll
[ Connection Final Had Honest Idea King Know Liked Movie Name Right Story Strong Title]
The idea that we can actually have an impact on places more or less instantly, too, by responding in some way or not responding, I think, also makes it true. Peter Singer
[ Actually Also Idea Impact Instantly Less Makes More Places Responding Some Think Too True Way]
This searching and doubting and vacillating where nothing is clear but the arrogance of quest. I, too, had such noble ideas when I was still a boy. Franz Grillparzer
[ Arrogance Boy Clear Doubting Had Ideas Noble Nothing Quest Searching Still Such Too Where]
I don't much believe in the idea of characters. I write with words, that is all. Whether those words are put in the mouth of this or that character does not matter to me. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Believe Character Characters Does Idea Matter Mouth Much Put Those Whether Words Write]
Even though I love my mother, I didn't want to make an idealized portrait of her. I'm fascinated more by her defects - they are funnier than her other qualities. Pedro Almodovar
[ Defects Even Fascinated Funnier Her Idealized Love Make More Mother Other Portrait Qualities Than Though Want]
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. E. M. Forster
[ Betray Betraying Between Causes Choose Country Friend Guts Had Hate Hope Idea Should]
Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Leo Buscaglia
[ Expectations Idealize Live Never Others Up Will Your]
The idea of working with Steven Spielberg was very attractive. He's such a master. He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking, which gives him a great freedom. Max von Sydow
[ Attractive Camera Filmmaking Freedom Gives Great Him Idea Knows Language Master Spielberg Steven Such Very Which Working]
Only a bad artist thinks he has a good idea. A good artist does not need anything. Ad Reinhardt
[ Anything Artist Bad Does Good Idea Need Only Thinks]
Like other important immigrant communities, the Jewish experience in the United States represents the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America. Jan Schakowsky
[ America Communities Experience Freedom Ideal Immigrant Important Jewish Opportunity Other Promise Represents States United]
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. Georgia O'Keeffe
[ Anyone Being Down Hasn Head Ideas Myself Natural Near Occurred Put Said Shapes Taught Them Things Thinking Way]
We had to do the same thing here. To top that sequel was quite a task. Mike had a couple of good conceptual humour and character ideas, which got me back into it. Jay Roach
[ Back Character Conceptual Couple Good Got Had Here Humour Ideas Into Mike Quite Same Sequel Task Thing Top Which]
If you are any competent musician, if you have creative ideas, ideas of songs, of arrangements, in a band like the Stones, where these 2 people do all the things, there is no freedom. Bill Wyman
[ Any Arrangements Band Competent Creative Freedom Ideas Musician Songs Stones These Things Where]
Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory. Emily Post
[ Believe Conversation Eloquent Exchange Exhibition Ideal Many Most Must Oratory Shortcomings Their Those Thought Wit Worry]
One of the guys that used to run it - for some reason I've no idea why he used to call me the Sea Monster and I was just looking around for a name and thought that'll do. That lasted for a couple of years probably. Jo Brand
[ Around Call Couple Guys Idea Just Lasted Looking Monster Name Probably Reason Run Sea Some Thought Used Why Years]
The discussion of ideas as opposed to the American narcissistic obsession with what's going on with the self, that's the general thing people are talking about. Stanley Crouch
[ American Discussion General Going Ideas Narcissistic Obsession Opposed Self Talking Thing]
While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth? Isadora Duncan
[ Animals Any Conditions Earth Expect Graves How Ideal Living Murdered Ourselves While]
The idea of human rights as a fundamental principle can be seen to underlie throughout Islamic teachings. Ali Hoseini-Khamenei
[ Fundamental Human Idea Islamic Principle Rights Seen Teachings Throughout Underlie]
If you would be just as content winning a local Golden Gloves fight as you would making a pile of money as a professional, then fine, go become a boxer. But if the whole idea is for you to get rich, my God, stay in school and learn a profession. Gerald McRaney
[ Become Boxer Content Fight Fine Get Gloves Go God Golden Idea Just Learn Local Making Money Pile Profession Professional Rich School Stay Then Whole Winning Would]
The phenomenon of university creative writing programs doesn't exist in France. The whole idea is regarded as a novelty, or an oddity. Marilyn Hacker
[ Creative Exist France Idea Novelty Oddity Phenomenon Programs Regarded University Whole Writing]
It's just like music when you reckon it up. It's like listening to Pavement it's just The Fall in 1985, isn't it? They haven't got an original idea in their heads. Mark E. Smith
[ Fall Got Haven Heads Idea Just Listening Music Original Pavement Reckon Their Up]
Right now, I have no idea what I will write or if I will write again. Michael Ondaatje
[ Again Idea Now Right Will Write]
When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can't live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed. Judith Martin
[ Abandons Because Behavior Gets Ideals Indeed Just Live Most Society Them Ugly Up Very]
Showing off is the fool's idea of glory. Bruce Lee
[ Fool Glory Idea Off Showing]
The internet has become such a great tool not just for chefs but for everyone. The net has given everyone the tools to see and almost experience new and different ideas. Graham Kerr
[ Almost Become Chefs Different Everyone Experience Given Great Ideas Internet Just Net New See Such Tool Tools]
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Another Better Grow Ideas Into Many Mind Sprung Than Transplanted Up Where]
I toyed with the idea of going to find another war where I could at least feel alive. I was so numb that it took terror to make me feel anything. Bess Jones
[ Alive Another Anything Could Feel Find Going Idea Least Make Numb Terror Took Toyed War Where]
We toyed with the idea of making it a double album, but I think that would only have confused everybody even more, so we decided to stick with the songs we picked. Thom Yorke
[ Album Confused Decided Double Even Everybody Idea Making More Only Picked Songs Stick Think Toyed Would]
Dinosaurs was a cool idea, but we just couldn't find a way to make it really fun. We've got a bunch of great game ideas that we want to bring to life over the next several years. Sid Meier
[ Bring Bunch Cool Dinosaurs Find Fun Game Got Great Idea Ideas Just Life Make Next Over Really Several Want Way Years]
Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on. Edward W. Howe
[ Clothes Doing Everyday Ideals Living Sunday Up Work Your]
Well, I think again, the worst part of it was just leading up to it, before we got on set, at least for me... dreading this idea that I was just going to suck and I really had strong feelings about that. I just didn't want to be that weak link. Tea Leoni
[ Again Before Dreading Feelings Going Got Had Idea Just Leading Least Link Part Really Set Strong Suck Think Up Want Weak Well Worst]
Until we perceive the meaning of our past, we remain the mere carriers of ideas, like the Nomads. Stephen Gardiner
[ Carriers Ideas Meaning Mere Our Past Perceive Remain Until]
I like to have books around to give me ideas-to get the verbal part of my brain to start working. Sean Lennon
[ Around Books Brain Get Give Part Start Verbal Working]
I liked that idea. Someone who's trying to perform herself and not succeeding. Maggie Gyllenhaal
[ Herself Idea Liked Perform Someone Succeeding Trying]
The idea is in my head to put it down is nothing. Milton Avery
[ Down Head Idea Nothing Put]
There was an idea of accepting everyone; there was no sense of exclusion. Bill Pullman
[ Accepting Everyone Exclusion Idea Sense]
To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform by which all mankind are to be lifted up to be wedded to an idea may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ After Happiest Holiest Idea Lifted Live Mankind Marriages May Principle Reform Some Triumph Up Wedded Which]
You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else. Orison Swett Marden
[ Better Constantly Could Drudgery Else Haunted Idea Never Occupation Something Succeed Under While Will Your]
You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it. Faith Baldwin
[ Agree Anything Brotherhood Cannot Condition Contribute Heart However Ideal Known Live Mind Much Posture Preach Unless]
As I got farther and farther along in the series I did less and less preparation. I didn't use outlines or sketches. I just had a vague idea of what I wanted to tell and then the dialogue just came to me as I was inking the page. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Along Came Dialogue Did Farther Got Had Idea Inking Just Less Outlines Page Preparation Series Sketches Tell Then Use Vague Wanted]
The most important political task facing the out-of-power party - the Democrats for now - is creating a villain to run against. It's certainly easier than developing some grand new ideas or policies on which to campaign. Pat Sajak
[ Against Campaign Certainly Creating Democrats Developing Easier Facing Grand Ideas Important Most New Now Party Policies Political Run Some Task Than Villain Which]
Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is that it should produce new facts. The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one. Imre Lakatos
[ Character Concept Criterion Empirical Facts Growth Idea Into New Our Produce Series Should Theories]
We do not support the man. We do not support the individual. We support the idea of independent revolution in the Western Hemisphere, free from American intervention. Lee Harvey Oswald
[ American Free Hemisphere Idea Independent Individual Intervention Man Revolution Support Western]
Until the last great war, a general expectation of material improvement was an idea peculiar to Western man. Now war and its aftermath have made economic and social progress a political imperative in every quarter of the globe. Lester B. Pearson
[ Aftermath Economic Every Expectation General Globe Great Idea Imperative Improvement Last Made Man Material Now Peculiar Political Progress Quarter Social Until War Western]
The idea led me into the research, which continues to give me more ideas for the story. Jean M. Auel
[ Continues Give Idea Ideas Into Led More Research Story Which]
Most executives, many scientists, and almost all business school graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong. The mind can only see what it is prepared to see. Edward de Bono
[ Almost Analyze Belief Believe Business Data Executives Give Graduates Ideas Many Mind Most New Only Prepared School Scientists See Totally Unfortunately Will Wrong]
I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way. Jeff Bridges
[ Been Come Directors Experiences Filmmaking First-Time Fresh Great Had Ideas Lucky Really Very Way Working]
I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm. Ogden Nash
[ Coined Disarm Idea Man Overwhelm Phrase Preparing Sex She Some Weaker Woman]
Ideas aren't magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down. Lynn Abbey
[ Down Enough Get Holding Ideas Long Magical Only Part Tricky Written]
A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them. Herbert Read
[ Achieve Character Formulate Ideals Man Only Personality Them]
You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you're playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work. Chris Cooper
[ Character Concerning Down Ideas Incorporate Jot Life Memories Parallels Playing Real Scene Somehow Whatever Work Your]
We need to ditch the idea that there is any value in the strong and silent man being in any way attractive. Being silent isn't being strong, it's being a victim. Jane Powell
[ Any Attractive Being Ditch Idea Man Need Silent Strong Value Victim Way]
You have to have access to ideas. The Internet is facilitating that access to ideas. In 25 years, the way that data's going to flow back and forth, we don't quite understand yet. Michael Nesmith
[ Access Back Data Flow Forth Going Ideas Internet Quite Understand Way Years Yet]
The dog, on the other hand, has few or no ideas because his brain acts in coarse fashion and because there are few connections with each single process. Edward Thorndike
[ Acts Because Brain Coarse Connections Dog Each Fashion Few Hand His Ideas Other Process Single]
Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built. Daniel Libeskind
[ Architecture Built Cent Competition Get Idea Just Never Ninety-Nine Oblivion Per Ticket Winning]
Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work. Louis Aragon
[ Alone Always Control Error Every Everything Fear Flight Ideas Imagination Makes Mania Men Moment Prefer Reason Recalls Senses Which Work Yet]
When Picasso painted in Paris, was he a Spanish or a French painter? It does not matter, he was Picasso, whatever the influences surrounding him. He simply chose Paris because it was the ideal place for him to sell his creation. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Because Chose Creation Does French Him His Ideal Influences Matter Painted Painter Paris Picasso Place Sell Simply Spanish Surrounding Whatever]
I just happened to start playing music for the conceptual ideas. Kim Gordon
[ Conceptual Happened Ideas Just Music Playing Start]
I came into the Agency with a set of ideas and attitudes that were quite typical of people coming into the Agency at that time. You could call it liberal anti-communism. Aldrich Ames
[ Agency Attitudes Call Came Coming Could Ideas Into Liberal Quite Set Time Typical Were]
In general, shorter is better. If you can encapsulate your idea into a single captivating sentence, you're halfway home. Len Wein
[ Better Captivating Encapsulate General Halfway Home Idea Into Sentence Shorter Single Your]
Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things. Dogen
[ Become Body Clear Follow Ideas Learn Listen Mind Others Realize Things Unity Voice Will Within Your Yourself]
I was doing Hamlet in the off-season, and I had a specific idea in my mind about what I wanted that character to look like, and because it's going to lead into the next year, I knew that it was going to have to be established somewhere in the show. Michael Shanks
[ Because Character Doing Established Going Had Hamlet Idea Into Knew Lead Look Mind Next Show Somewhere Specific Wanted Year]
In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities; ideas generated there filter down through the teaching profession and the students into the general public. B. Carroll Reece
[ Down Filter General Generated Ideas Into Long Made Much Opinion Profession Public Run Students Teaching Through Universities]
So long as new ideas are created, sales will continue to reach new highs. Dorthea Brande
[ Continue Created Highs Ideas Long New Reach Sales Will]
Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference. Nolan Bushnell Leadership
[ Difference Does Dries Ever Everyone Gets Idea Makes Off Out Person Shower Something Taken]
I had no idea that he was going to write that, but I've always believed that insecurity was what would keep you always in your innocence, no matter what the business did. Sally Kirkland
[ Always Believed Business Did Going Had Idea Innocence Insecurity Keep Matter Would Write Your]
Michael came home and asked, Would you like to write a song with me? I got this idea for a title called A Kiss at the End of a Rainbow. So we had a couple glasses of wine and wrote it. Annette O'Toole
[ Asked Called Came Couple End Glasses Got Had Home Idea Kiss Michael Rainbow Song Title Wine Would Write Wrote]
The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal. Olympia Brown
[ America Been Doors Gates Giving Grandest Higher Ideal Larger Liberty Life Lifting Million New Opening Them Thing Thus Twenty-Seven Up Women]
My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together. Woodrow Wilson
[ Democracy Genuine Go Ideals Indeed Own Scholarship Seem Serious These Those Together Two University]
Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world. Woodrow Wilson
[ Am America American Call Idealist Idealistic Know Nation Only Sometimes Way Well World]
Sometime I write a song off a central idea, instead of emotion. Ken Hill
[ Central Emotion Idea Instead Off Sometime Song Write]
Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality. James A. Garfield
[ Behind Brutality Great Idea Ideas Simply War Warriors World]
I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas. Barbara Amiel
[ Because Been Confront Deplorable Exposure Get Got Hours Ideas Jack Morning Place Television Told Truly Up Vancouver Webster]
Hugh Everett's work has been described by many people in terms of many worlds, the idea being that every one of the various alternative histories, branching histories, is assigned some sort of reality. Murray Gell-Mann
[ Alternative Assigned Been Being Described Every Histories Hugh Idea Many Reality Some Sort Terms Various Work Worlds]
I thought I had swell ideas, and wonderful musicians, but the hell of it, no one else did. Glenn Miller
[ Did Else Had Hell Ideas Musicians Swell Thought Wonderful]
The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me. Walter Scott
[ Always Any Between Desired Exercising Eyes First Half Hour Ideas Invention Life Opened Proved Rising Task Upon Waking Which]
For the first time, the weird and the stupid and the coarse are becoming our cultural norms, even our cultural ideal. Carl Bernstein
[ Becoming Coarse Cultural Even First Ideal Norms Our Stupid Time Weird]
What to do when inspiration doesn't come; be careful not to spook, get the wind up, force things into position. You must wait around until the idea comes. John Huston
[ Around Careful Come Comes Force Get Idea Inspiration Into Must Position Things Until Up Wait Wind]
Very few of us have any idea whatsoever of what life is like living in a goldfish bowl, except, of course, for those of us who are goldfish. Graham Taylor
[ Any Bowl Course Except Few Goldfish Idea Life Living Those Us Very Whatsoever]
Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year. Victor Borge
[ Claus Idea Once Only Right Santa Visit Year]
We have to do a film parody for Comic Relief. We can't decide which film to parody at the moment. Any ideas welcome, but not Spiderman owing to costume being too tight. Dawn French
[ Any Being Comic Costume Decide Film Ideas Moment Owing Parody Relief Spiderman Tight Too Welcome Which]
I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level. Matt Groening
[ Again Books College Completely Different Few Get Go Grow Idea Jokes Kids Later Level Love Put Read Show Up Watch]
The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself. Bernard Baruch
[ Ability Express Idea Important Itself Nigh Well]
Ideas must be put to the test. That's why we make things, otherwise they would be no more than ideas. There is often a huge difference between an idea and its realisation. I've had what I thought were great ideas that just didn't work. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Between Difference Great Had Huge Idea Ideas Just Make More Must Often Otherwise Put Realisation Test Than Things Thought Were Why Work Would]
I'm always there at home thinking of Wallace and Gromit ideas. Nick Park
[ Always Home Ideas Thinking Wallace]
The idea of making pictures abroad is exciting when you're in Hollywood and have never worked in foreign countries. You think you'll get to see the sights and have all the fun that goes with traveling. Actually, you spend so much time on the job that you don't do much else. Jeffrey Hunter
[ Abroad Actually Countries Else Exciting Foreign Fun Get Goes Hollywood Idea Job Making Much Never Pictures See Sights Spend Think Time Traveling Worked]
Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like, something similar of their favorite memories growing up. If only it were that simple. William Taylor
[ Favorite Growing Ideal Marriage Memories Only Picture Similar Simple Something Their Up Were]
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. Napoleon Hill
[ Achievements Beginning Earned Idea Riches Their]
If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it. Charles Kettering
[ Any Committee Get Idea Kill Want Working World]
Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love. Albert Camus
[ Back His Idea Love Man Once Precious Small Turns]
My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with. Oprah Winfrey
[ Baked Big Great Heaven Idea Potato Share Someone]
My Mom is a ballet director, so I had this idea in me that classical training is the best foundation for anything you do, so I wanted to get a classical background and voice. Shuler Hensley
[ Anything Background Ballet Best Classical Director Foundation Get Had Idea Mom Training Voice Wanted]
It is true that the movie is perhaps my most politically-charged. The story is thrust into motion by the idea of what do you do when your 13 year old daughter comes home pregnant. And not only is she pregnant, but she wants to keep the baby. Todd Solondz
[ Baby Comes Daughter Home Idea Into Keep Most Motion Movie Old Only Perhaps Pregnant She Story Thrust True Wants Year Your]
Well, it gives, certainly to my father, who is the one that suffered the most in our family, and understanding of how the ideals of a country are only as good as the people who give it flesh and blood. George Takei
[ Blood Certainly Country Family Father Flesh Give Gives Good How Ideals Most Only Our Suffered Understanding Well]
I've got billions of sparrows to worry about as well as everything else'. So there's the whole idea that whatever it is that you believe, it can never be valid unless you have some consensus reality demonstration. Todd Rundgren
[ Believe Billions Consensus Demonstration Else Everything Got Idea Never Reality Some Sparrows Unless Valid Well Whatever Whole Worry]
I'm not really a science-fiction fan, I quite like the idea of getting away from the science-fiction side of it, for two episodes. It was lovely, it was a super story and great fun. Sarah Sutton
[ Away Episodes Fan Fun Getting Great Idea Lovely Quite Really Science-Fiction Science-Fiction Side Story Super Two]
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all. Wallace Stevens
[ Anything Capacity Ideas Images Love Must Poetry Rhythms Words Your]
I just wanted to have fun for myself - I felt I had a lot to say, and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a place to express my ideas. The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions. Tina Brown
[ Column Express Felt Fun Had Having Ideas Just Lot Magazine Missed Myself Perceptions Place Realized Say Those Times Unload Wanted]
We have hardly an adequate idea how all-powerful law is in forming public opinion, in giving tone and character to the mass of society. Ernestine Rose
[ Adequate All-Powerful Character Forming Giving Hardly How Idea Law Mass Opinion Public Society Tone]
Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed. Wim Wenders
[ Changed Conception Confirm Either Film Idea Medium Powerful Reinforce Things Very Way Wonderful]
Healthy ideas of both left and right, along with totally new ideas, must form a growing united front. Tom Metzger
[ Along Both Form Front Growing Healthy Ideas Left Must New Right Totally United]
Object-oriented programming is an exceptionally bad idea which could only have originated in California. Edsger Dijkstra
[ Bad California Could Exceptionally Idea Only Originated Programming Which]
I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award. Lester B. Pearson
[ Anything Award Cannot Difficult Ideals Impressive Inspired Memorable More Nobel Occasion Peace Purposes Say Something Than Think Which Worthy Would]
A well balanced, inclusive approach, according to certain standards and ideals, is essential for the proper governance of any country. Laisenia Qarase
[ According Any Approach Balanced Certain Country Essential Governance Ideals Inclusive Proper Standards Well]
Well they have an input into policy but in the end governments are elected to put together policy but the good thing about the Wentworth Group is that you know you've got 11 pretty capable people with a lot of good ideas. John Anderson
[ Capable Elected End Good Got Governments Group Ideas Input Into Know Lot Policy Pretty Put Thing Together Well]
Let's all understand that these guiding principles cannot be discarded for short-term political gains. They represent what this country is all about. They are indigenous to the American idea. And these are principles which are not negotiable. Barbara Jordan
[ American Cannot Country Discarded Gains Guiding Idea Indigenous Negotiable Political Principles Represent Short-Term These Understand Which]
Winning the Outstanding Contribution award is great, because you know you have won in advance. Previously, I have been really nervous during the ceremony because you have no idea if you are going to get called up on stage. This time I could relax and enjoy myself. Tom Jones
[ Advance Award Because Been Called Ceremony Contribution Could During Enjoy Get Going Great Idea Know Myself Nervous Outstanding Previously Really Relax Stage Time Up Winning Won]
I never drink while I'm working, but after a few glasses I get ideas that would never have occurred to me dead sober. Irwin Shaw
[ After Dead Drink Few Get Glasses Ideas Never Occurred Sober While Working Would]
One is that you have to take time, lots of time, to let an idea grow from within. The second is that when you sign on to something, there will be issues of trust, deep trust, the way the members of a string quartet have to trust one another. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Another Deep Grow Idea Issues Lots Members Quartet Second Sign Something String Take Time Trust Way Will Within]
Every one says: 'Listen, I'd love to reinvest. I'd love to hire people. But I have no idea what this healthcare bill is going to do to my bottom line. I have no idea what this financial reform bill is going to do... I'm not going to step out a limb and do any of those until I know what this government is going to do to me.' Kristi Noem
[ Any Bill Bottom Every Financial Going Government Healthcare Hire Idea Know Limb Line Listen Love Out Reform Says Step Those Until]
An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought. Pablo Picasso
[ Becomes Departure Elaborate Idea More Point Soon Thought Transformed]
Usually, the stuff that's your best idea or work is going to be attacked the most. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Attacked Best Going Idea Most Stuff Usually Work Your]
America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago. Steve Buyer
[ Ago America Embody Founded Ideals More Than Upon Veterans Which Years]
Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other. Robert Benchley Pet
[ Already Cannot Child Children Dogs Harm Ideal Length Much Other Pulled Small Stretched Such Way]
To me, thoughts are fun and art is fun. The strength of our society should not be idle entertainments but the joy of pursuing ideas. Philip Kaufman
[ Art Entertainments Fun Ideas Idle Joy Our Pursuing Should Society Strength Thoughts]
Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world's peace and to the welfare of mankind. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Alone Because Believe Better Ever Finer Greatest Her Ideal Make Mankind Our Peace Service She Stronger Way Welfare World]
I said during the course of the campaign I didn't like it and I don't like the idea of having an opponent's picture on your ads and it would be nice to see candidates sign a pledge like that. Scott McCallum
[ Ads Campaign Candidates Course During Having Idea Nice Opponent Picture Pledge Said See Sign Would Your]
I think that a song, when it works, never mind a piece of long form music, even a song is something that speaks to itself but has a language all of its own, ideally. Steve Hackett
[ Even Form Ideally Itself Language Long Mind Music Never Own Piece Something Song Speaks Think Works]
I thought using the Ayatollah's money to support the Nicaraguan resistance was a neat idea. Oliver North
[ Idea Money Neat Resistance Support Thought Using]
You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements. William Butler Yeats
[ Between Compromise Englishman God Idea Know Lies Probably Say Says Some Somewhere Statements These Truth Two]
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. Barack Obama
[ Excellence Excellent Folks Idea Internalize Lot Many Need Spend Time Trying]
Yesterday I was thinking about the whole idea of genius and creative people, and the notion that if you create some magical art, somehow that exempts you from having to pay attention to the small things. Bell Hooks
[ Art Attention Create Creative Genius Having Idea Magical Notion Pay Small Some Somehow Things Thinking Whole Yesterday]
Men die but an idea does not. Alan Jay Lerner
[ Die Does Idea Men]
I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle! Woody Allen
[ Great Had Idea Into New Ran Triangle]
In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea. Richard Bach
[ Become Christmas Idea States United]
I am suspicious of the idea of a new paradigm, to use that word, an entirely new structure of the economy. Paul A. Volcker
[ Am Economy Entirely Idea New Paradigm Structure Suspicious Use Word]
In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances. Herbert Spencer
[ Advances Change Ideas Important Modify Science Thing]
Whereas Schaeffer and Henry were working like samplers, their idea was to capture those sounds which couldn't be serially calibrated because they were too complex in character. Luc Ferrari
[ Because Capture Character Complex Henry Idea Sounds Their Those Too Were Whereas Which Working]
The record was only released in the UK, and then when the idea for the remixed album came about, which was an idea that I've had for the longest time, I said this would be great song to remix as well, and so we did it. Deborah Cox
[ Album Came Did Great Had Idea Longest Only Record Released Remix Remixed Said Song Then Time Uk Well Which Would]
I think the major good idea in Unix was its clean and simple interface: open, close, read, and write. Ken Thompson
[ Clean Close Good Idea Interface Major Open Read Simple Think Unix Write]
If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it. Thomas Mann
[ Even Everywhere Expressed Find Idea Possessed Smell]
Far From Home was also my idea from a magazine I'd seen. Jim Capaldi
[ Also Far Home Idea Magazine Seen]
In the game of life, it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season. Bill Vaughan
[ Early Few Game Good Idea Life Losses Maintain Pressure Relieves Season Trying Undefeated Which]
Men who accomplish great things in the industrial world are the ones who have faith in the money producing power of ideas. Charles Fillmore
[ Accomplish Faith Great Ideas Industrial Men Money Ones Power Producing Things World]
I don't like to watch playback. But being on the set, watching the way the camera is being moved and the way the light is being used, you do get an idea of it. Christopher Eccleston
[ Being Camera Get Idea Light Moved Set Used Watch Watching Way]
We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now? Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Borrow Centuries Democracy Did During Ideas Islam Learn Muslim Need Now Others Perfectly Power Rule Shown Them Time Why World]
The hierarchy of relations, from the molecular structure of carbon to the equilibrium of the species and ecological whole, will perhaps be the leading idea of the future. Joseph Needham
[ Carbon Ecological Equilibrium Future Hierarchy Idea Leading Molecular Perhaps Relations Species Structure Whole Will]
Yes, look, social class is definitely an issue in Britain, it is definitely an issue and I think that most people across the country would sympathise with the idea that there are lots of people with talent and ability all across this country who want to make more of themselves and part of the responsibility of government is to make that happen. Ed Miliband
[ Ability Across Britain Class Country Definitely Government Happen Idea Issue Look Lots Make More Most Part Responsibility Social Talent Themselves Think Want Would Yes]
You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas. Shirley Chisholm
[ Complaining Ideas Implementing Make Progress Sidelines Standing]
Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere. Robert Bork
[ Adhere Ask Constitution Endorsed Ideas Judges Knew Made Man Must Nature Our Rather Temptations Than Their Those Utopia]
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Abraham Lincoln
[ Democracy Expresses Idea Master Slave Would]
Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy. William S. Burroughs
[ Beg Buy Client Crawl Ideal Junk Merchandise Necessary Product Sales Sewer Talk Through Ultimate Will]
'Mad' is a term we use to describe a man who is obsessed with one idea and nothing else. Ugo Betti
[ Describe Else Idea Mad Man Nothing Obsessed Term Use]
You have to check out 'March of the Penguins'. Penguins are the really ideal example of monogamy. Rich Lowry
[ Check Example Ideal March Monogamy Out Really]
A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank. John Berry
[ Bank Better Cannot Capable Fail Good Idea Men Money Plus Than]
All we did was to sit around, collect some ideas, wait and see what's going to happen. That was it. Mark McGrath
[ Around Collect Did Going Happen Ideas See Sit Some Wait]
But I loved the theatre and I was just doing theatre 24/7 and kept dropping courses because I didn't have the time and the chancellor thought that wasn't a good idea after awhile. Mandy Patinkin
[ After Awhile Because Chancellor Courses Doing Dropping Good Idea Just Kept Loved Theatre Thought Time]
The reason Apple is really good, I think, and the reason their stores succeeded, is not just 'cause we know the big idea, but we have a real passion for the littlest detail. It's legendary in our products. Ron Johnson
[ Apple Big Cause Detail Good Idea Just Know Legendary Our Passion Products Real Really Reason Stores Succeeded Their Think]
If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again. You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That's flexibility. Antonin Scalia
[ Abortion Adopt Again Bring Citizens Constitution Death Enact Fellow Flexibility Good Idea Living Penalty Persuade Right Think Want Your]
There's a part of me that wants to be known and make a comfortable living but still be able to go grocery shopping. My overall idea of success is having people I want to work with want to work with me. Lusia Strus
[ Able Comfortable Go Grocery Having Idea Known Living Make Overall Part Shopping Still Success Want Wants Work]
Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service. Barbara Castle
[ Drove Health Ideals Service Those Us Were]
I'm thinking of remaking Psycho again. Doing a third remake. The idea this time is to really change it - we're talking about doing a Punk rocker setting. Gus Van Sant
[ Again Change Doing Idea Psycho Punk Really Remake Remaking Rocker Setting Talking Thinking Third Time]
The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work. Brian Eno Computers
[ Basis Brain Computer Decisions Does Finger Idea Index Makes Only Predicated Work]
If you look at the history of the American capital market, there's probably no innovation more important than the idea of generally accepted accountancy principles. Lawrence Summers
[ Accepted American Capital Generally History Idea Important Innovation Look Market More Principles Probably Than]
I embrace the idea that I'm an entertainer. Wayne Coyne
[ Embrace Entertainer Idea]
The food is absolutely atrocious, and parents have no idea. Parents are giving their kids three dollars and saying, 'Okay, see you later. Go off to school and have a good lunch.' Morgan Spurlock
[ Absolutely Atrocious Dollars Food Giving Go Good Idea Kids Later Lunch Off Okay Parents Saying School See Their Three]
Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Basement Ever Going Higher Ideals Live Loftiest Men Some Than Their Up Without]
Any idealism is a proper subject for art. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Any Art Idealism Proper Subject]
Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas. Eric Bentley
[ Age Bright Genuine Ideas Instead Jargon Language Ours Principles Slogans Substitutes]
Some people would say my paintings show a future world and maybe they do, but I paint from reality. I put several things and ideas together, and perhaps, when I have finished, it could show the future. H. R. Giger
[ Could Finished Future Ideas Maybe Paint Paintings Perhaps Put Reality Say Several Show Some Things Together World Would]
Even such an obvious idea as to observe an animal with vertigo or to rotate an animal did not occur to him, in spite of the fact that he conducted numerous vertigo experiments with human subjects and made frequent use of animal experiments. Robert Barany
[ Animal Conducted Did Even Experiments Fact Frequent Him Human Idea Made Numerous Observe Obvious Occur Rotate Spite Subjects Such Use Vertigo]
My manager was Buddy Glee, who put me together with Mike Curb, and was basically the idea to bring some soul to the label and bring something different to the label besides the Hank Williams situation. Solomon Burke
[ Basically Besides Bring Buddy Curb Different Hank Idea Label Manager Mike Put Situation Some Something Soul Together Williams]
He was a wise man who originated the idea of God. Euripides
[ God Idea Man Originated Wise]
At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in. Rosa Parks
[ Any Arrested Day Had Idea Into Joined Just Made Masses Only Other Significant Thing Time Turn Would]
It is not short of amazing, the power of a great idea to weld men together. There was in it a peculiar, intense, vital spirit if you will, that I have never felt before in any strike. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Amazing Any Before Felt Great Idea Intense Men Never Peculiar Power Short Spirit Strike Together Vital Will]
I think the Prime Minister has embarked on a journey and he has no idea where he's taking us. John Hewson
[ Embarked Idea Journey Minister Prime Taking Think Us Where]
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act. Andre Malraux
[ Abilities Act Bet Better Between Calculated Courage Difference Failure Ideas Often Person Risk Successful Take]
If an ad campaign is built around a weak idea - or as is so often the case, no idea at all - I don't give a damn how good the execution is, it's going to fail. Morris Hite
[ Ad Around Built Campaign Case Damn Execution Fail Give Going Good How Idea Often Weak]
The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all. Elbert Hubbard
[ Being Called Dangerous Idea Worthy]
Once imbued with the idea of a mission, a great nation easily assumes that it has the means as well as the duty to do God's work. J. William Fulbright
[ Assumes Duty Easily God Great Idea Imbued Means Mission Nation Once Well Work]
Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower. Karl Kraus
[ Ideal Those Virginity Want]
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of "crackpot" than the stigma of conformity. Thomas John Watson, Sr.
[ Conformity Controversy Crackpot Danger Expose Fear Follow Ideas Independent Label Less Mind Path Speak Stigma Than Thinker Unsafe Your]
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. Andre Gide
[ Company Get Go Him His Idea Merely Off Read Says Travel Writer]
A perfect human being: Man in search of his ideal of perfection. Nothing less. Pir Vilayat Khan
[ Being His Human Ideal Less Man Nothing Perfect Perfection Search]
Ideally, people find mates with whom they can express both their masculine and feminine sides. Scott Bakula
[ Both Express Feminine Find Ideally Masculine Mates Sides Their Whom]
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas. Linus Pauling
[ Best Good Idea Ideas Lot Way]
Whatever happened to a sense of idealism and embracing an idea that will help people and, in this case, children? Rod Blagojevich
[ Case Children Embracing Happened Help Idea Idealism Sense Whatever Will]
There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice. Thomas Paine
[ Bible Commandment Done Every Express God Humanity Idea Justice Matters Moral Said Shocking]
All ideas come about through some sort of observation. It sparks an attitude; some object or emotion causes a reaction in the other person. Graham Chapman
[ Attitude Causes Come Emotion Ideas Object Observation Other Person Reaction Some Sort Sparks Through]
For we, too, have our ideals, even if we differ from those who have tried to establish a monopoly of idealism. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Differ Establish Even Idealism Ideals Monopoly Our Those Too Tried]
Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent. Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Any Belligerent Contested Even Goal Government Ideal Most Nation Peace Which Will]
Nothing was a style first. Everything started as an idea. A guy did something with an idea. Someone copied him. Some copied all of them and it became trendy and then it became a style. Bill Laswell
[ Became Copied Did Everything First Guy Him Idea Nothing Some Someone Something Started Style Them Then Trendy]
It is my opinion that everything must be based on a simple idea. And it is my opinion that this idea, once we have finally discovered it, will be so compelling, so beautiful, that we will say to one another, yes, how could it have been any different. John Archibald Wheeler
[ Another Any Based Beautiful Been Compelling Could Different Discovered Everything Finally How Idea Must Once Opinion Say Simple Will Yes]
Most people didn't have the bandwidth to download whole albums. And so it brought back this cherry picking idea that the audience would focus on certain songs and possibly be the impetus behind what eventually got on AM radio: the single or whatever. Todd Rundgren
[ Albums Am Audience Back Bandwidth Behind Brought Certain Cherry Download Eventually Focus Got Idea Impetus Most Picking Possibly Radio Single Songs Whatever Whole Would]
The notion of the single man began in the 1950's. The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure. Hugh Hefner
[ Bachelor Began Idea Life Man New Notion Obscure Separate Single]
I will be the focal point for however long I decide to play. Half of me likes that idea and half of me doesn't, but once the adrenaline kicks in, I'll probably really enjoy it. Martin Gore
[ Adrenaline Decide Enjoy Focal Half However Idea Kicks Likes Long Once Play Point Probably Really Will]
This haunting idea of becoming a celebrity doesn't settle well with me at all. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Becoming Celebrity Haunting Idea Settle Well]
The enmity of such a party towards Socialism does not mean that the members are only prejudiced against it because they do not know it; it means that they are possessed of bourgeois ideas, and wish to determine their policy accordingly. Karl Radek
[ Accordingly Against Because Bourgeois Determine Does Enmity Ideas Know Mean Means Members Only Party Policy Possessed Prejudiced Socialism Such Their Towards Wish]
It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances simply doesn't work any more. William F. Buckley, Jr.
[ Any Balances Defended Endeavoring Ethnic Existing Idea Maintain More Seems Simply Traditionally Work]
And I liked that whole idea that energy comes from not disseminating your ideas and talking about them. Cameron Crowe
[ Comes Energy Idea Ideas Liked Talking Them Whole Your]
The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy. Ezra Pound
[ Cluster Endowed Energy Fused Idea Ideas Image More Than Vortex]
Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea. John Gunther
[ Country Deliberately Founded Good Idea Only Ours]
My ideas about time all developed from the realization that if nothing were to change we could not say that time passes. Change is primary, time, if it exists at all, is something we deduce from it. Julian Barbour
[ Change Could Deduce Developed Exists Ideas Nothing Passes Primary Realization Say Something Time Were]
So, as one sees, I by no means deprive my world of stubborn reality, if I merely call it a world of ideas. Josiah Royce
[ Call Deprive Ideas Means Merely Reality Sees Stubborn World]
Anybody who's ever gone through a hard time - any outsider's perception, no matter how much information they're given, they have no idea what the person's life is like. Amy Grant
[ Any Anybody Ever Given Gone Hard How Idea Information Life Matter Much Outsider Perception Person Through Time]
All good ideas arrive by chance. Max Ernst
[ Arrive Chance Good Ideas]
I just like to have the ideas. Other people can help see them through. Amy Sedaris
[ Help Ideas Just Other See Them Through]
I have reached the point where I know that as long as I sit down to write, the ideas will come. What they will be, I don't know. Robert B. Parker
[ Come Down Ideas Know Long Point Reached Sit Where Will Write]
Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion. No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one. Pervez Musharraf
[ Any Changed Coercion Ever Force Forcibly Idea Mindsets Remember Through Thrust Upon]
Ideas? My head is full of them, one after the other, but they serve no purpose there. They must be put down on paper, one after the other. Camilo Jose Cela
[ After Down Full Head Ideas Must Other Paper Purpose Put Serve Them]
Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Bodies Did Filthy Heads Idea Many Nobility Obscene Our Seem Things Us Would]
Character is supreme in life, hence Jesus stood supreme in the supreme thing - so supreme that, when we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code but a character. E. Stanley Jones
[ Add Character Christ Code Hence Human Ideal Jesus Life Longer Standard Stood Supreme Thing Think Virtue]
The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping. Benjamin Britten
[ Composer Having Idea Night Nighttime Nonsense Old Sitting Sleeping Suddenly Terrific Up Write]
If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept. James Collins
[ Book Circle Coach Concept Counselor Deals Every Had Ideas New Parent Personal Professor Sports Teacher Three Understand Wish Would Young]
I really don't like going out. I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I've always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing. Amy Sedaris
[ Always Because Being Conversation Depressing Ends Evening Find Going Hated Idea Incredibly Just Lots More Out Really Responsible Restaurant Restaurants Seconds Someone Waitress]
When shooting in the dark, it is a good idea to use a machine gun. Craig Bruce
[ Dark Good Gun Idea Machine Shooting Use]
I like the idea that people have formed their own opinions. And of course once people meet me or talk to me their opinion totally changes because I'm much more that girl that you hang out with than you think. Willa Ford
[ Because Changes Course Formed Girl Hang Idea Meet More Much Once Opinion Opinions Out Own Talk Than Their Think Totally]
For the novels I wrote before selling anything, I didn't outline much. I had a vague idea of the story. George Stephen
[ Anything Before Had Idea Much Novels Outline Selling Story Vague Wrote]
The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth. Kenneth Starr
[ Equal Got Idea Just Justice Law Matter Means Nothing Play Rules Subject Tell Truth Under Underlying Whole]
The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing. Walter Benjamin
[ Beauty Could Good Happiness Idea Much Share Thing Too Would]
Language should find itself in the physical world, and not end up locked in an idea in somebody's head. Robert Smithson
[ End Find Head Idea Itself Language Locked Physical Should Somebody Up World]
I like the idea of being out there regularly with an audience and with a funny gang of people. That's what I grew up with - doing television, doing shows every week. Eric Idle
[ Audience Being Doing Every Funny Gang Grew Idea Out Regularly Shows Television Up Week]
I like the idea of taking a true classic written by a true genius and destroying it essentially! I like the idea of bringing it down to earth a bit - and even a bit lower than that. Randy Newman
[ Bit Bringing Classic Destroying Down Earth Essentially Even Genius Idea Lower Taking Than True Written]
It seems that different people have an idea of what I am, and what I should be. And then there's me. Ani DiFranco
[ Am Different Idea Seems Should Then]
This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal; on the contrary, from the very first months of the conflict, it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization. Leon Jouhaux
[ Abandon Conditions Conflict Contrary Define Did Disaster First Force Ideal Led Months Our Precisely Realization Us Very]
I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling. Charles Kuralt
[ Calling Got Idea Know Remember Reporter Romantic Time Want Where]
America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world. John Doolittle
[ America Around Belief Country Democracy Freedom Ideals Served Their Upheld Veterans World]
It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again. A. E. van Vogt
[ Again Beginning Beginnings Came Follows Get Idea Involved Many Never Over Stories Then Touch Would Write Wrote Years]
I refer to calls for humanitarian intervention in the affairs of another state - a new idea, this - even when they are made under the pretext of defending human rights and freedoms. Boris Yeltsin
[ Affairs Another Calls Defending Even Freedoms Human Humanitarian Idea Intervention Made New Pretext Refer Rights State Under]
Once we start collecting, the more you have, the more it gets valuable and that will stop us from responding to the present and taking on new ideas what the artists are doing now. David Elliott
[ Artists Collecting Doing Gets Ideas More New Now Once Present Responding Start Stop Taking Us Valuable Will]
The possibility of a scientific treatment of history means a wider experience, a greater maturity of practical reason, and finally a fuller realization of certain basic ideas regarding the nature of life and time. Muhammed Iqbal
[ Basic Certain Experience Finally Fuller Greater History Ideas Life Maturity Means Nature Possibility Practical Realization Reason Regarding Scientific Time Treatment Wider]
An idea is not responsible for the people who believe in it. Don Marquis
[ Believe Idea Responsible]
Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise. William Whewell
[ Activity Combined Consequence Constantly Constitution Exercise Experience Fundamental Ideas Independent Mind Origin Particular Result Though Which]
When you're an actor, actually, you shouldn't come up with too many ideas. Jean-Louis Trintignant
[ Actor Actually Come Ideas Many Too Up]
A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality. Garrett Hardin
[ Change Defined Demanding Human Ideas Little May Morality Natural Nothing Only Requires Sciences Solution Technical Techniques Values Way]
At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement concerning the preliminaries for Genoa, and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas. Hjalmar Branting
[ Agreement Concerning Exchange Geneva Ideas Itself Marked Mutual Natural Neutral Often Quite States Were]
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter. Logan P. Smith
[ Apt Come Downstairs Gutter Idealists Into Ivory Straight Their Towers Very Walk]
A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with. James Anthony Froude
[ Cannot Idea Person Possessed Reasoned]
The ideal of a pure phenomenology will be perfected only by answering this question; pure phenomenology is to be separated sharply from psychology at large and, specifically, from the descriptive psychology of the phenomena of consciousness. Edmund Husserl
[ Answering Consciousness Descriptive Ideal Large Only Perfected Phenomena Psychology Pure Question Separated Sharply Specifically Will]
I've never seen bad drawing destroy a good idea. On the other hand, I've never seen a good drawing save a bad idea. Paul Conrad
[ Bad Destroy Drawing Good Hand Idea Never Other Save Seen]
My idea of what's good and bad and right and wrong is maybe greyer than most, and I like writing about that. Shaun Cassidy
[ Bad Good Idea Maybe Most Right Than Writing Wrong]
There is this idea that you have to play heroines or women who succeed. Isabella Rossellini
[ Heroines Idea Play Succeed Women]
Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two. Buddha
[ Already Binary Idea Itself Manifested Only Two Unity]
I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Anything Book Completely Confused Even Film Had Hadn How Idea Knew Line Making Man Occurred Proposal Single Story Written Yet]
America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men. Woodrow Wilson
[ America Among Create Discover Established Ideal Liberty Maintain Men Realize Vision Wealth]
The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace. Ludwig Quidde
[ Absolute Attainment Disarmament Idea Lasting May Must Naive Peace Popular Precede Say Secured Security Therefore]
I think it's even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actors Actresses Always Because Being Central Culture Entertainment Entire Even Factor Glamour Harder Hollywood Idea Looks Only Our Sold Sort Think Via Whole World Young Youth]
I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living. Andrew Lang
[ Any Culture Evolving Exciting Homosexuality Idea Living More Our Really Taboo Think Time]
Every human being has within him an ideal man, just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the Greek made of the god Apollo. Jose Marti
[ Apollo Beautiful Being Contains Every God Greek Him Human Ideal Just Made Man Marble Piece Rough State Statue Within]
The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Dimensions Expanded Ideas Larger Mind Never Once Original Returns Size]
So the first season about halfway through he just sort of put us together and then broke us up all within one episode. One of the ideas is to have us do that once a year - to have everything blow up in our faces and not work out. Sarah Chalke
[ Blow Broke Episode Everything Faces First Halfway Ideas Just Once Our Out Put Season Sort Then Through Together Up Us Within Work Year]
The idea is to bring art to people who might never really interact with it. It's for all citizens, and it's about making the city more interesting and more visually significant. Susan Davis
[ Art Bring Citizens City Idea Interact Interesting Making Might More Never Really Significant Visually]
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed. Tom Clancy
[ Both Cannot Changed Creature Hope Idea Invention Man Things Which]
Certainly since then many people have taken a lot of those ideas and ridden them for years and years and made careers out of them. Part of that is willingness to do the kind of work that I wasn't willing to do. Get into a van and cover the country. Arto Lindsay
[ Careers Certainly Country Cover Get Ideas Into Kind Lot Made Many Out Part Ridden Since Taken Them Then Those Van Willing Willingness Work Years]
You know, Equal Interest played at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival Awards and not one musician from that category was even thought of. Even thought of! The idea, that here's this vital energy, and that element doesn't even know it exists! Joseph Jarman
[ Atlantic Awards Bell Category Element Energy Equal Even Exists Festival Here Idea Interest Jazz Know Musician Played Thought Vital]
I like the idea of playing in unison with yourself. Richard Thompson
[ Idea Playing Unison Yourself]
I love the idea of "the one" but I actually believe that there isn't a Miss Right. There are 12,000 Miss Rights out there and it's all timing. Matthew Perry
[ Actually Believe Idea Love Miss Out Right Rights Timing]
I appreciate the idea that anybody would think of me as a star. But I'm really not career oriented in the sense that I want to be a star. It's not in me. It's not what I do. In fact, I'm amazed that I've even gotten this far. Lance Henriksen
[ Amazed Anybody Appreciate Career Even Fact Far Gotten Idea Oriented Really Sense Star Think Want Would]
There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order. William E. Gladstone
[ Both Desire Experience Firmest Foundations Founded Freedom Generations Give Happy Ideas Isle Lay Long Loyalty Many Order Scope Shores Should Sympathy Upon Visionary Within]
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. George Carlin
[ Both Certain Church Completely Death Enough Favor Idea Institutions Own Screw Separation State Their Them These Together Two Up Us]
I have no idea why one of our most original filmmakers would want to spend two years of his life translating someone else's movie from Spanish into English. And it wasn't such a good film in Spanish, either. Joel Siegel
[ Either Else English Film Filmmakers Good His Idea Into Life Most Movie Original Our Someone Spanish Spend Such Translating Two Want Why Would Years]
If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. Sargent Shriver
[ Any College Finishes Idealism Person Strongest Time Young]
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. John F. Kennedy
[ Die Fall Idea Lives Man May Nations Rise]
If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself. Rollo May
[ Being Betrayed Express Ideas Listen Original Own Will Your Yourself]
The intercourse between the Mediterranean and the North or between the Atlantic and Central Europe was never purely economic or political; it also meant the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the influence of social institutions and artistic and literary forms. Christopher Dawson
[ Also Artistic Atlantic Between Central Economic Europe Exchange Forms Ideas Influence Institutions Intercourse Knowledge Literary Meant Mediterranean Never North Political Purely Social]
I don't much like to look back with the idea that I was doing it wrong then or I'm doing it wrong now. Robert Sheckley
[ Back Doing Idea Look Much Now Then Wrong]
Our relationship to reality and to our experience is all based upon the ideas in our mind that we're always trying to live up to. Andrew Cohen
[ Always Based Experience Ideas Live Mind Our Reality Relationship Trying Up Upon]
It was but then, when you're, one of the great poisonous events that have infected us all who were in South Africa is that the idea of difference is drip fed into your veins. It's that that you fight. Janet Suzman
[ Africa Difference Drip Events Fed Fight Great Idea Infected Into Poisonous South Then Us Veins Were Your]
Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that. Richard M. Nixon
[ Admire Americans Believe Desert Freedom Garden Guts Idealism Identify Israelis Know Passion Patriotism Produce Qualities Scratch Seen Shown]
To have some idea what it's like, stand in the outside lane of a motorway, get your mate to drive his car at you at 95 mph and wait until he's 12 yards away, before you decide which way to jump. Geoffrey Boycott
[ Away Before Car Decide Drive Get His Idea Jump Lane Mate Mph Outside Some Stand Until Wait Way Which Yards Your]
It didn't seem remotely possible. I had no idea how people got those jobs, I didn't know what the steps were, it never even dawned on me. It seemed so outside the realm of possibility. Chuck Klosterman
[ Dawned Even Got Had How Idea Jobs Know Never Outside Possibility Possible Realm Remotely Seem Seemed Steps Those Were]
The necessity to constantly turn in an excellent performance, to be absolutely wedded to this dedication and this ideal means that as a child you're going to pay for it personally. Twyla Tharp
[ Absolutely Child Constantly Dedication Excellent Going Ideal Means Necessity Pay Performance Personally Turn Wedded]
This is the secret of propaganda: To totally saturate the person, whom the propaganda wants to lay hold of, with the ideas of the propaganda, without him even noticing that he is being saturated. Paul Watzlawick
[ Being Even Him Hold Ideas Lay Noticing Person Propaganda Saturate Saturated Secret Totally Wants Whom Without]
Gore will not win a popularity contest, he will not win a personality contest, but he can win an idealogical battle, and he can win a battle of experience. Susan Estrich
[ Battle Contest Experience Gore Personality Popularity Will Win]
We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind. Juan Antonio Samaranch History
[ Benefit Bringing Convictions Ideal Irrespective Mankind Peace Political Race Religion Together]
And it is a very beautiful idea, and possibly true, that a common man from Stratford with a common education was able to write these plays. Mark Rylance
[ Able Beautiful Common Education Idea Man Plays Possibly Stratford These True Very Write]
Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever. Leon Trotsky
[ Enter Ever Fire Ideas Mind Remain Under]
Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea. Woody Allen
[ Concept Get Idea Into Later Make Money Notion Now Only Right Think Turn]
No idea is isolated, but is only what it is among all ideas. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Among Idea Ideas Isolated Only]
Good ideas are the backbone of good government. Brian Schweitzer
[ Backbone Good Government Ideas]
In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools. Mark Foley
[ Academic Catholic Compassion Complete Discipline Education Faith Families Ideals Many Schools Search Standards Structure Trust Turning Understanding]
I'm supposed to be the director of a television company, but I've only ever seen that company as a vehicle for making the kind of programmes we wanted to make, getting our ideas on the screen. Rory Bremner
[ Company Director Ever Getting Ideas Kind Make Making Only Our Programmes Screen Seen Supposed Television Vehicle Wanted]
Usually one or two things happen: Either you have an idea straightaway - the sort of sound that you want or the instrumentation or one particular sound that you want to feature - or you don't. Anne Dudley
[ Either Feature Happen Idea Instrumentation Particular Sort Sound Things Two Usually Want]
College isn't the place to go for ideas. Helen Keller
[ College Go Ideas Place]
The idea to do the album only on keyboards kind of happened by accident. I was quite happy with the sound and felt it really didn't need more instruments, so I didn't use them. Gary Wright
[ Accident Album Felt Happened Happy Idea Instruments Keyboards Kind More Need Only Quite Really Sound Them Use]
Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal. Benjamin Spock
[ Belligerent Brutal Feels Idea Middle-Class Most Police Routinely Rude Subjected Suspicious Whites]
Good acting is about being as natural and calm as possible. These days producers have such definite ideas that you have to be prepared to do whatever they ask. Bryn Terfel
[ Acting Ask Being Calm Days Definite Good Ideas Natural Possible Prepared Producers Such These Whatever]
I had no idea that it was gonna take off the way it did. I thought we made a good movie. Morgan Spurlock
[ Did Gonna Good Had Idea Made Movie Off Take Thought Way]
But at the beginning it was clear to me that concrete poetry was peculiarly suited for using in public settings. This was my idea, but of course I never really much got the chance to do it. Ian Hamilton Finlay
[ Beginning Chance Clear Concrete Course Got Idea Much Never Peculiarly Poetry Public Really Settings Suited Using]
A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals. Robert M. Hutchins
[ Common Communication Community Exist Extensive Facilities Globe Ideals Ideas Means More Only Scattered Something Than Tradition Understanding Which World]
Ideas any one can mould as he wishes. Josiah Royce
[ Any Ideas Mould Wishes]
To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world - that I am able to change it in positive ways. Maxine Hong Kingston
[ Able Am Carry Change Effectiveness Ideas Into Means Positive Success Values