19th Century Quotes

  • To this day, I don't like people walking on stage not looking good. You have to look good. If you feel special about yourself then you're going to play special.
  • The Midwest has, I think, incredibly hardworking people. You know they're going to be successful because, quite honestly, I cannot work with people from the East Coast - a little bit of variance on the coast - I'm from Ohio, and I understand that.
  • Political differences will always generate a healthy debate, but over time the dialogue has become more hateful and at times violent.
  • After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years.
  • Growing up, there were no families on TV that looked like mine.
  • I would have written 'Brown Girl Dreaming' if no one had ever wanted to buy it, if it went nowhere but inside a desk drawer that my own children pulled out one day to find a tool for survival, a symbol of how strong we are and how much we've come through.
  • Because he'll take me to Cuba and I don't want to go to Cuba.
  • No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration.
  • I won't go to England because they won't let my dog in.
  • It is important that the strongest pressures against the continuation of segregation, North or South, be continually and constantly manifested. Probably, as much as anything else, this is the key in the elimination of discrimination in the United States.
  • The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly.
  • As consumers, we are making choices,and we allow things to exist, and we celebrate the existence of things. And we can also boycott those things we don't want to be part of.
  • If there were a clear prospect that such evils were part of a barbarian past, then at least we might find a small crumb of comfort. No such prospect exists: no scientific analysis can even remotely answer or account for past and present horrors of human behaviour.
  • Pace, rhythm and timing. Pace, rhythm and timing is what it's about. The content's got to be great, but then it's got to be delivered. It's a tricky thing to do, and it takes a lot of work.
  • I feel, in a way, on a record, you can be more subtle. In the live setting, everything gets amplified. The dynamics are more extreme in concert.
  • A religious approach to marriage is the idea that if we work hard enough at something, we can earn the acceptance, approval, and life we think we deserve because of our obedient performance.
  • If you file your waste-paper basket for fifty years, you have a public library.
  • No matter what happens, I feel very good about the future.
  • Slowly, ideas lead to ideology, lead to policies that lead to actions.
  • As time goes by people will see who I am for who I am.
  • Apparently I'm not a pro cyclist.
  • The brunette phase just came about because I was fed up with this 'Blonde Angel Image'. The rebel in me demanded a new color.
  • What I really found was that the one similarity between 'Covert Affairs' and 'Fair Game' is a deep love and admiration and fascination with the home life of a spy.
  • I believe that whoever is successful should help ensure that the next generation can be successful, too.
  • It gets crazy in my mind sometimes but the reason why I like to express so much positivity on my Twitter is because I think we all are battling evil thoughts. I think it's important to not ignore them but to try to understand where they are coming from and get through them instead of suppressing them.
  • Originalism is sort of subspecies of textualism. Textualism means you are governed by the text. That's the only thing that is relevant to your decision, not whether the outcome is desirable, not whether legislative history says this or that. But the text of the statute.
  • Sometimes it's other people's voices you have to shut out.
  • The first time at age 5 and a half, when I took a racket in my hands and my father fed me some balls, I made 50 backhands in a row - didn't miss a single one.
  • What I loved about my partnership with 'Quarterly' was the fact that it bridges the online world with the real world. Sometimes we see these two worlds as separate entities, and to be able to establish a bridge is very exciting.
  • If there were an exact and universal scale of punishments and crimes, we would have a fairly reliable and shared instrument to measure the degree of tyranny and liberty, of the basic humanity or malice of the different nations.
  • What evil is there in seeing a man possess a woman? Why, the beasts would be more free than we!
  • War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.