Powerful Motivational Quotes

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You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer’s heart.
If I could get my membership fee back, I’d resign from the human race.
I’d rather have a full bottle in front of me than a full frontal lobotomy.
I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.
My uncle is a Southern planter. He’s an undertaker in Alabama.
I have just returned from Boston. It is the only thing to do if you find yourself up there.
I don’t want to own anything that won’t fit into my coffin.
I don’t have to look up my family tree, because I know that I’m the sap.
I can’t understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.
I always have trouble remembering three things: faces, names, and – I can’t remember what the third thing is.
Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
I play a musical instrument a little, but only for my own amazement.
The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi.
The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conferences.
Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.
Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.
We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history, the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.
What’s on your mind, if you will allow the overstatement.
The last time I saw him he was walking down lover’s lane holding his own hand.
Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.
The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.
The advertising world had spacemen in it before spacemen existed.
Television is the triumph of machines over people.
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
Television is a device that permits people who haven’t anything to do to watch people who can’t do anything.
Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They’re afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs.
Radio is a bag of mediocrity where little men with carbon minds wallow in a sluice of their own making.
Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style; it will just look ridiculous year after year.
A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary.
An actor’s popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but who, as a group, can meet and decide that nothing can be done.
A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing but together can decide that nothing can be done.
A gentleman is any man who wouldn’t hit a woman with his hat on.
All I know about humor is that I don’t know anything about it.
Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted.
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusing and 15 percent commission.
An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer.
An income tax form is like a laundry list – either way, you lose your shirt.
California is a fine place to live – if you happen to be an orange.
California is a great place to live if you’re an orange.
Committee – a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decides that nothing can be done.
During the Samuel Johnson days they had big men enjoying small talk; today we have small men enjoying big talk.
Ed Sullivan will be around as long as someone else has talent.

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A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times, but a good press agent can do even better.
Wilson thought in terms of the whole world; Harding was for America first. And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly, Harding wanted to give it a rest.
Look for someone who has a complete life without you in it. If you have a person you don’t need for anything, that’s ideal. You’re just together because you want to be.
Everything is more complicated than it looks to most people.
In some ways, September 11, 2001, seems a long time ago. Yet we have done so much in only a few years, and we will continue to do so in the future, to prevent such attacks on America.
I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed.
I have always advocated for funding and programs that increase our productivity and competitiveness.
It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it’s given haven.
We should favor innovation and freedom over-regulation.
We’re going to hear a lot of spirited discussion about the President’s plan in the next few days and weeks and that’s fine as long as everyone comes ready to talk and not just snipe, complain and argue.
We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas.
The idea of reasoning with terrorists without force or with appeasement is naive, and I think it’s dangerous.
When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she’d just make enough for 16 and only serve half.
Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to, I’ll develop my radio personality.
The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow.
When I was born I was so surprised I didn’t talk for a year and a half.
This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it’s all checks and no balances.
Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.
Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
In a continent but recently settled, many parts of which have as yet little historical or cultural background, the material for this volume has been gathered from a section that was one of the first to be colonized.
Legends are material to be molded, and not facts to be recorded.
Local color has a fatal tendency to remain local, but it is also true that the universal often borders on the void.
Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
The only thing you think of is that you are in the middle and that you’ve got to find a way to stop it.
Atlanta? I think it’s the greatest city anywhere I know of.
The city of Atlanta has always had a good spirit.
We didn’t make the mistakes that many other cities did.
A lot of things happened in a lot of places. And to see how well it was handled in Atlanta. There are a lot of reasons for Atlanta being a special town in the Civil Rights era.
The very fact that you are a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot.
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that the right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about the right results.
Whether you be a man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
When mental energy is allowed to follow the line of least resistance and to fall into easy channels, it is called weakness.
To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
To begin to think with purpose is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
Those who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.
The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. The calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
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.
The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart that is capable of responding to it.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
If your real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, at this very moment, and just where you are.
In all human affairs, there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
It is a process of diverting one’s scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice, he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.

Motivational Quotes for Students Success

Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
The man who cannot endure having his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth.
As in the rankest soil, the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty, the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they, therefore, remain bound.
Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Throughout history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.
A man is literally what he thinks.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his thoughts.
He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
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.
A man is literally what he thinks.
As you think, you travel, and as you love, you attract. You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
Circumstances do not determine a man, they reveal him.
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
The outer conditions of a person’s life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.
The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart – this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
To begin to think with purpose is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
We do not attract what we want, but what we are.
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that the right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about the right results.
You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, and your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Whether you be a man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
You cannot travel within and stand still without.
Our family was very fond of the University of Iowa. We thought it was a good place to go.
These days, it’s been uninteresting except when disasters occur.
We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines.
I’m going to be a great film star. That is if booze and sex don’t get me first.
Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That’s what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession.
It’s such a great feeling to make people laugh. I know I’ve made people cry or want to slit their wrists, but to make people laugh is a very intoxicating, wonderful thing.
I think that I do separate myself a fair amount. And I don’t feel like I am representing women. That’s up to however people interpret it once they sort of see it.
I certainly do get at the end of my rope at times. We all do.
Acting allowed me to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry, and lustful even if it was just vicariously.
I don’t have a political bone in my body.
Eventually you love people – friends or lovers – because of their flaws.
I loved living and breathing theatre so much that I decided I had to find a way to bring my desire to act and my ability to support myself together. I’d run through the possibilities in Washington, so that meant moving to New York.
I’ve always done things the hard way. I was born like a piece of tangled yarn. The job is trying to untangle it, and I’ll probably go on doing it for the rest of my life.

Motivational Quotes for Success

I’ve never done anything for money. My first love is things of limited commercial appeal. I could be happy doing Shakespeare for the rest of my life.
Idleness does drive me crazy, but I’d rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it.
I think men are a beautiful creation.
I’m a firm believer that it’s not the way you look or what you have, but what you’ve got inside.
Life is too short not to do a little practical joking.
Men are amazing. I love the way they are. They’re consistently little boys, and they need to be nurtured and loved. But at the same time, they need to feel like men.
At a pool party, with everybody around, a guy and I had sex in the pool, but nobody knew it.
I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men – that they never mature and are always just boys.
It took me a year to learn how to play running back – to understand what they were doing defensively and then what our guys were doing every single play.
I have photographs taken of me at the time I was addicted and thought I looked good. I see them today and realize my eyes were dead.
I binge when I’m happy. When everything is going really well, every day is like I’m at a birthday party.
To be a winner of that, and to fall in the long line of traditional great backs at USC, to have your name in perpetuity, the fact that your parents are like icons… that’s the greatest thing.
I believe that behind both the person who weighs 400 pounds and the one who weighs 85 there is a lot of baggage, and it has nothing to do with their bodies.
I am the one who got myself fat, who did all the eating. So I had to take full responsibility for it.
I was saying earlier that it’s really strange – you can almost step outside yourself and observe yourself running, and that’s what I was doing.
I just felt like reflecting on my junior year, when I didn’t know what I was doing, I left a lot of stuff out there. I gained close to 700 yards more and I took myself out of a lot of games.
Going in, I knew I wasn’t one of the top ones, because I didn’t even make the pre-season All-American team. That shows you what people thought of me right there, so I knew I had to go to work.
Even as voters, we try to keep up with the guys as much as possible, mainly through television or ESPN.
But there is something to the fact that we don’t see games on the West Coast, or we don’t see games on the East Coast, and stuff like that. It’s so unfair because there is a bias that takes place.
But Barry, to me, is head and shoulders above everybody.
At USC, if you’re running back there, and you do gain over 1,500 yards, people see you as a candidate, but not one of the top ones.
I just think that we’re capable of so much more; we don’t utilize all our capacity as we should.
It’s always hard – if you’re not the best player on your team, how can you be the best player in college?
A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year.
If a man works like a horse for his money, there are a lot of girls anxious to take him down the bridal path.
I know a doctor who can give you a shot and you’ll get over that cold you’ve got and get better in a day.
I am very excited to be supporting one of the world’s most visionary efforts to seek basic answers to some of the fundamental questions about our universe and what other civilizations may exist elsewhere.
The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too.
We’ve had some tough times, but we’ve hung in there.
What should exist? To me, that’s the most exciting question imaginable. What do we need that we don’t have? How can we realize our potential?
When it comes to helping out, I don’t believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help.
In my work, I’ve tried to anticipate what’s coming over the horizon, hasten its arrival, and apply it to people’s lives in a meaningful way.
The possible is constantly being redefined, and I care deeply about helping humanity move forward.
Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the hearts and cools the sting.
Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.
Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices.
Perhaps more than any other disease before or since, syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s.
I developed a nutty attitude where I’d think, If some guy loves me he doesn’t care if I’m fat. I’d come up with all these stupid reasons why it would be OK to be fat.
Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?
Even more than this, however, the sick – like lepers – were often reviled because people believed that they had brought their torments upon themselves.
I paint according to the moment and the theme. I don’t have any prejudice. Life concerns me.
Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation.
The magic of creation has always fascinated me.
People are predominant in my paintings. Although they are not obvious, you can feel their presence.
I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests.
At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical contrary to that of the university, where art theory is very important. The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time.
My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge of arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father’s office.
I would argue that the next President, either Bush or Gore, should strike a ‘national’ posture, exhibiting generosity toward the defeated opponent, but proceeding with determination to implement an agenda.
A Bush Administration will, I believe, enjoy a better relationship with the new Congress, although President-elect Bush will be faced with real challenges in getting along with the Congress.
A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement those goals.
At the same time, the Reagan Administration assured that the main elements of policymaking were in the hands of competent loyalists, thus assuring a successful launch and a highly successful first year.
The ‘transition’ involves the transfer of power from one president to another. In recent times, the incoming President has designated a Director of the Transition, a team leader, to oversee and administer the orderly transfer of power.
We who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to – be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted.

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Unlike the Reagan and Bush Administrations, with but one exception, the Clinton administration failed to reach out to Republicans in creating a new team and eventually paid a political price.
This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and the gospel is free.
The single most important aspect of the Transition involves the selection of personnel to manage the transfer of responsibility. The law provides roughly ten weeks to accomplish this process.
The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges with the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy.
Certainly, the Bush Administration will rely in the first instance on its friends, since it would be both illogical and counterproductive to reward its adversaries.
The choice of personnel, perhaps the most important choice (because ‘people are policy’), never proceeds according to plan, but there have been some successful transitions that upheld high standards.
‘Favoritism’ is always a factor, and pressure is always built for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or the nominees of powerful members of Congress from the incoming President’s party.
I don’t like psychiatry. I don’t believe it works. I believe psychiatrists are neurotic or psychotic, for the most part.
Naming a transition team varies with the intentions of the candidate; some candidates have been careful to name a transition team as much as a year in advance.
I don’t smoke pot. I never liked it.
In general, any incoming administration must carefully examine (‘vet’) its nominees for high public office.
If you love your children, if you love your country, if you love the God of love, clear your hands from slaves, burden not your children or your country with them.
I have a hotline for the tabloids. When I get up in the morning, I call the Star, and the last thing at night, I call them. I want them to have the inside track.
Jimmy Carter began his planning in the early summer of 1976, Ronald Reagan a year prior. The Clinton Administration, elected in 1992, lingered in naming its team, and as a result, took almost a year to staff its ranks.
The Leader will of a person with the management skills to coordinate the activities of the Team, and to assure that the Team remains faithful to the objectives of the incoming President.
Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.
If a horse won’t eat it, I don’t want to play on it.
I’ll play first, third, and left. I’ll play anywhere – except Philadelphia.
I wish they’d shut the gates, and let us play ball with no press and no fans.
I once loved this game. But after being traded four times, I realized that it’s nothing but a business. I treat my horses better than the owners treat us. It’s a shame they’ve destroyed my love for the game.
I think at that time I wasn’t aware of what I needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial ’cause if I hadn’t done it then, maybe I’d never have done it.
Chasing the sensation. Whether it was drugs or sex or whatever. Those things had become my main focus in life.
I have never been one for the over-the-top.
I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.
I don’t feel any strong allegiance to any country.
I think all of those things, but certainly, the booze really brought out the really unreasonable side of me, and I just didn’t want to revisit that place again.
‘Cause I felt I didn’t have anything else to prove as a musician… and boy was I wrong about that one.
I think my perception of my own life is different and the fact that Lauren and myself are together. I’ve never felt this free or happy and so that permeates onto my onstage persona and to my working environment.
If we had loads of money as a family, things would be different and they’d come to visit more and I’d get to spend more time here. But I’m laying down roots in America so when I’m there, just being at home, it’s harder to break away from that.
My situation should have been a lot worse. By rights, I shouldn’t have survived the crash.
I was happy in Dublin because it is very cosmopolitan.
I wanted to be as far away from everybody as I could be. I found it difficult to be close to anybody, not just the guys in the band.
Some people say that practice makes perfect but I just feel that the repetition works against me and I start thinking too far ahead during a show.
Just the same way I’d say a prayer before going onstage, taking that even further and using the drum to inspire people. And using that as a vehicle for the intention.
We’re probably doing better business than we thought we would do especially considering the disappointing way the record company has handled the album.
Yes, of course, that’s true but you know, the irony of all that is that before the accident, I’d pretty much lost interest in playing drums.
Think about what songs are coming next instead of just relaxing, breathing and playing from my heart. Sometimes it can get to be almost like the enemy.
And more importantly, I wouldn’t be the person I am today, I wouldn’t be where I am now and I may not even have been here if it wasn’t for the accident.
But unfortunately, in my unrelenting drive to get back on that drum stool, the major casualty in all of it was that I really forgot about me.
But the irony is that because the band isn’t the focus any more, it allows me the chance to enjoy being a member of Def Leppard much more.
But it’s funny that now I’m in such a happy situation, I look more objectively at my own past and see what others have seen for a long time and I’m just so glad I’ve been able to get to this point.
But I think that the most important thing was to really stop drinking.
At the end of the day, they’re happy if you do the obvious songs towards the end of the set and you’ve got to try and make yourself happy by doing certain songs at the front end of the set.
America feels like home as much as it does here. Although it’s a strange situation as I feel almost like I’m in no-man’s land some of the time, because although I’m a resident, I still can’t vote so I don’t really have a say in what goes on where life.
Before my accident, I was a little too… selfish and self-absorbed, and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I’m blessed. I’m really blessed.
Pursuing your passion is fulfilling and leads to financial freedom.
Don’t let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you’re crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you’re lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you’re greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn’t understand.
How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
Many optimists have become rich by buying out pessimists.
If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls.

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Christ had given the apostles a worldwide commission, embracing all the nations; but intellectually they did not understand what He meant. They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit.
In arriving at a decision in a question of doubt, the apostles in the Acts were guided solely by their sense of the Spirit behind the action, not by any speculations as to consequences that might ensue. And so they found the truth.
It certainly must help us if we recognize that it is the presence of the Holy Spirit which creates a unity that we can never create.
Men who hold a theory of the Church that excludes from communion those whom they admit to having the Spirit of Christ simply proclaim that their theory is in flat contradiction to the spiritual fact.
I love marriage. I failed at marriage, but I’d rather go into anything with gusto and fail than go into it half-assed.
The apostles were moved, not so much by an intellectual apprehension, as by a spiritual illumination. They met men, and the need of those men whom they met cried aloud to them.
The Spirit is Love expressed towards man as redeeming love, and the Spirit is truth, and the Spirit is the Holy Spirit. Redemption is inconceivable without truth and holiness.
To preach the Gospel requires that the preacher should believe that he is sent to those whom he is addressing at the moment because God has among them those whom He is at the moment calling; it requires that the speaker should expect a response.
Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties, and understanding their trials through close personal experience.
Humour is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.
Dark energy is perhaps the biggest mystery in physics.
I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That’s how I lost my mind.
If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow.
If there is a God, the phrase that must disgust him is – holy war.
In a rational society, we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society, we insist they be cheerleaders.
Asthma doesn’t seem to bother me anymore unless I’m around cigars or dogs. The thing that would bother me most would be a dog smoking a cigar.
One of the nice things about problems is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations.
Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.
The hair is real – it’s the head that’s a fake.
Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
I think that curiosity happened in these reviews where I was just a guest of the reviewer because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures and understanding other parts of the world.
For each episode, the five of us are all wearing clothes by the same designer. It’s a different designer for each episode, but for each one, we’re all wearing their clothes.
Jay Leno is not a guy who likes change. He eats the same food every day.
It’s very important to me that people who are actual chefs and other professionals in the culinary world, understand that I’m not, and have never held myself out as being, like a CIA-trained chef.
In actuality, there was casting for the show and it was pretty difficult.
If I have committed any culinary atrocities, please forgive me.
I’ve leased the apartment; my partner is going to come out here. But we’re keeping our house in Chicago because real estate is a really good investment and also because it is just crammed full of stuff!
My place in Chicago is a 105-year-old house, but I really like contemporary spaces too, so it’s refreshing and fun to be in a space where you can do contemporary things.
I went in saying I wanted to be the food guy.
My whole problem is that all of my favourite things at Thanksgiving are the starches, and everyone is trying to go low-carb this year, even a green vegetable has carbs in it.
I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations.
I like to have friends in the kitchen and make a big mess and use every pot in the kitchen.
I had a really good time with Martha Stewart, who also is somebody I really admire a lot. I’ve learned a lot from her and I think all of America has, about attention to detail and using fresh ingredients, and making things beautiful and special.
I cook everything. I love Mediterranean cooking, I love Asian cooking. I make lots of Japanese noodles.
I am much more interested in the process than the results.
However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I’ve been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It’s just something I’m passionate about.
I’m in a loft and the kitchen is in the very center of the apartment. The whole place revolves around it.
Thom is one of those wonderful people to cook for because he absolutely loves it, just loves it. He loves to eat and drink and he’d be a great guest at any dinner party.
You know a great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame.
What I bring to the table is a huge enthusiasm and love for this stuff.
Well, we don’t take money from people and then show the product. It has to be a product that we like anyway, and that’s true for all five of us, which is one of the really nice things about the way we make the show.
Because the show is popular, people do recognize us on the streets.
The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are.
Sesame oil is probably my favorite condiment, period.
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information.
Oh, did I tell you I have a cookbook? I have a cookbook deal.
No, Queer Eye has a book coming out before mine, in the Spring of 2004, in which each of us has a section and we do a brief overview of our subject area.
While awaiting sentencing, I decided to give stand-up comedy a shot. The judge had suggested I get my act together, and I took him seriously.
Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, or unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we’ve always had: work, or prison.
Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon.
Never comment on a woman’s rear end. Never use the words “large” or “size” with “rear end.” Never. Avoid the area altogether. Trust me.

What is the best quote for myself?

Electricity can be dangerous. My nephew tried to stick a penny into a plug. Whoever said a penny doesn’t go far didn’t see him shoot across that floor. I told him he was grounded.
Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive difference.
Men are pigs. Too bad we own everything.
My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn care and vehicle maintenance.
They don’t have special rights because we have civil rights laws that protect them. The laws work both ways.
Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem that requires a national response.
Maine’s long and cold winters may help keep our State’s population low, but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people.
In this part of the world, only Maine gives winter the welcome and the worship it should have.
In 1995, sanctions led Sudan to cut its ties with terrorists and expel Osama bin Laden.
If the parties get too close together they lose their identities, if they get too far apart you’re not going to get a whole lot done because you almost always need to have some folks on the other side of the aisle to accomplish anything.
I support exemptions from the estate tax to ensure that when Maine farm owners die, their families will be able to continue to farm the land that they have protected and lived on, often for generations.
I am confident that the British people will not be intimidated by terrorism.
Health care costs blunt the competitive edge of American entrepreneurs, from the auto industry to internet start-ups.
Family farms and small businesses are the backbones of our communities.
Energy conservation is the foundation of energy independence.
Despite the increase in world attention toward Sudan in the past months, the genocide in Darfur has continued without any serious attempt by the Sudanese government to do what governments primarily exist to do, protect their citizens.
By giving every American access to quality, affordable health care, they will create a more competitive, stronger, and more secure America!
The offshore ocean area under U.S. jurisdiction is larger than our landmass and teems with plant and animal life, mineral resources, commerce, trade, and energy sources.
These kids understood what is not immediately obvious; that they were going to pay the bills for tax cuts that had been passed today or in the last 4 years, and for the war in Iraq because essentially we are borrowing money to do those things.
Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.
Through their work with foetal tissue, researchers hope to find ways to harness embryonic stem cells which have the ability to become any type of human cell and could provide new treatments for many illnesses.
To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it.
Under current federal policy on human embryonic stem cell research, only those stem cell lines derived before August 9, 2001, are eligible for federally funded research.
Yet, much of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface remains a mystery, and our nation continues to rely on a confused, antiquated system of ocean governance.
We are spending $1 billion a week in Iraq.
I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans.
What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt.
While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.
The Republicans in the House and the Bush administration are bankrupting this country.
Stem cell research holds out the promise of finding cures and treatments for a wide range of diseases.
The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus. It’s bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
President Bush’s mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office.
The mercury rule writers also ignored mercury’s special qualities.
But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders.
I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarised: number one, protect them from harm.
I belong to a church and I try to do my Christian duty, so I am against alcohol… But we need the tax money.
I’ve never been an intellectual but I have this look.
Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.
Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.
It’s not that I’m afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.
It is impossible to experience one’s death objectively and still carry a tune.
In my house I’m the boss, and my wife is just the decision-maker.
In California, they don’t throw their garbage away – they make it into TV shows.
In Beverly Hills… they don’t throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle!
If my films don’t show a profit, I know I’m doing something right.
Marriage is the death of hope.
I’m very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
I’m such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own.
I’m not afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.
I’m astounded by people who want to ‘know’ the universe when it’s hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
I’d call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
I want to tell you a terrific story about oral contraception. I asked this girl to sleep with me and she said ‘No.’
I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
I think being funny is not anyone’s first choice.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
If my films make one more person miserable, I’ll feel I have done my job.
Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness.
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.

What is the Most Motivational Quote Ever?

Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Why are our days numbered and not, say, lettered?
Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen.
When we played softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back.
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
What if nothing exists and we’re all in somebody’s dream?
What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
Tradition is the illusion of permanence.
Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.
The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering – and it’s all over much too soon.
The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.
Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun.
Some guy hit my fender, and I told him, ‘Be fruitful and multiply,’ but not in those words.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
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.
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done as easily as lying down.
Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.
My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.
My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker.
Most of the time I don’t have much fun. The rest of the time I don’t have any fun at all.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won’t get much sleep.
Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there.
To you I’m an atheist; to God, I’m the Loyal Opposition.
I have bad reflexes. I was once run over by a car being pushed by two guys.
As the poet said, ‘Only God can make a tree,’ probably because it’s so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Basically, my wife was immature. I’d be at home in the bath and she’d come in and sink my boats.
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Comedy just pokes at problems, and rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily as lying down.
Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it.
He was so depressed, that he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian.
His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
I don’t think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it by not dying.
I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.
I don’t have to ‘freedom-kiss’ my wife when what I really want to do is French-kiss her.
I don’t believe in the afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government.
I am two with nature.
I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.
I failed to make the chess team because of my height.
The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds.
When we get to the future, I’ll determine the future.
Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well. We cheat ourselves and the world if we don’t use that ability as best we can.
Every day you waste is one you can never make up.
Winning is the science of being totally prepared.
Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done.
The tougher the job, the greater the reward.
Success is what you do with your ability. It’s how you use your talent.
Persevere and get it done.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Every time you win, you’re reborn; when you lose, you die a little.
I never did go back to acting class. I was too busy working.
Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.
Leisure time is five or six hours when you sleep at night.
If you want to catch more fish, use more hooks.
The achiever is the only individual who is truly alive.
Forget the past – the future will give you plenty to worry about.
I’m aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, and magic.
All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, and freedom.
Erotica is using a feather, pornography is using the whole chicken.
I probably spend more time with my kids than the average stay-at-home mother.
The heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders, and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.
I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist – although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged.
What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power and the power to abuse.
I can promise you that women working together – linked, informed, and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
There’s a lot more to life than how fat or thin you are.
Until I separated from Parker, I had never been without them-and it’s the hardest thing to share them. But we’re trying to give the children the semblance of having whole lives.
Usually, about 85 percent of what the tabloids report is a lie. Over the last year, I can truly say it has been 99 percent.
When I play ball, I play hardball.
When I see someone who is starved, they don’t look alert. They don’t have boundless energy. If you’re too skinny, it looks like you’re near death.
When I was straight, I had the courage and energy to become an actress. I owe my career to my will to stop using.
When push comes to shove, it ain’t the science that’s going to lift you up-it’s the belief, the spiritual side of life, that’s going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
When you’re the spokeswoman for a weight-loss program, everything is witnessed. I weigh in once a week with a witness. I have to sign an affidavit saying I cannot have any surgeries.
You’ll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you’ll be challenged and grow and have fun.
There’s always somebody older, richer, more desperate than you.
You’re not going to live your life unscathed.
The reason I went for Jenny Craig is I thought, Maybe I’m not the only one who has stupid reasons for getting fat.
No matter what parents do, kids retain their uniqueness.


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