Common Quotes

  • What are the crumple zones on scooters? The helmet is the only crumple zone I can think of.
  • There's no excuse for skimping on national defense when the country is at war.
  • If you want to know how Hillary Clinton could try to distance herself from President Obama's much-criticized foreign policy, listen closely to the words of her former top strategist, Anne-Marie Slaughter.
  • On the football field, you're still going out to there to win. And if you're not going out there to win, what are you going out there for?
  • There has been a terrible hemorrhage of educated women to the West where they can flourish. I understand, but it is terrible. We must stay home.
  • Sustainable development is a proven catalyst for Xerox innovation.
  • Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience.
  • To be a Christian is to believe we are commanded and authorised to say certain things to the world; to say things that will make disciples of all nations.
  • Too often we think we can act without explaining and take decisions without justifying them.
  • I have a wish for world peace and the truth. I would like to see a society that will bring happiness to all life forms. Of course, to the Nazis, I appear a rebel, but to the rebels, I appear like a normal person from Venus.
  • Everyone's for free markets except when it affects your own business.
  • A movie is like a tip of an iceberg, in a way, because so little of what you do in connection with making a movie actually gets into the movie. Almost everything gets left behind.
  • There are any number of people who profess to be good Christian people who are willing to believe all kinds of things on suspicion. Now that is not the way the Bible directs for Christian people to do.
  • The older we get, the swifter time seems to pass and the quicker memories seem to fade.
  • Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it.
  • And I think Americans are phenomenal people.
  • I'm a big fan of gallows humor. When my aunt passed away, she was in a coma for a day before my cousins pulled the plug. And the amount of joking and base humor that went on that day around her bed was so insane. It's crazy how people talk when something horrible is happening.
  • Dartmouth is such a special college with its rich history, dedicated student body, and, as I've been learning more recently, colorful customs.
  • I always look forward to getting back East. I miss the cold weather and the Jewish delis.
  • Sex - the poor man's polo.
  • A good lather is half the shave.
  • Actually, I think it's interesting that when I put the weight on, I was already with him. I don't know, maybe I felt safe. And he likes me like this. He likes me whatever size I am.
  • If I decide to be indecisive, that's my decision.
  • In the three years since Obama invited Russia to help him renege on his 'red line' on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, the Syrian Network for Human Rights has documented 136 occasions in which the Assad regime has deployed poison gas in its war on the Syrian people.
  • People who get trapped in the tunnel vision of making money think that is all there is to life.
  • Global warming is not a conqueror to kneel before - but a challenge to rise to. A challenge we must rise to.
  • Physically? If you've got really beautiful eyes, you have me in a trance right from the beginning. As far as personality, I'm attracted to really shy girls. Someone who knows who they are and is very genuine. That is just so sexy to me.
  • Chess only appeals to quite a small minority. It does not have the cachet of a mainstream popular sport.
  • Coffee makes me go crazy.
  • If someone gives you a belt buckle, it's like a piece of jewelry. It has the same sort of emotional significance. It would be something you would intend to keep forever.
  • If Hillary Clinton had won the election, which, thank God she didn't, but if she had... she would have fired Comey immediately.
  • Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries, like a trip to the water slides. Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have.
  • So, I think the output of our innovation is great. We have a culture of self-improvement. I know we can continue to improve. There is no issue. But at the same time, our absolute level of output is fantastic.
  • The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
  • To be a police officer in New York requires so much more than just we, as a citizen, need to walk around. Your job is to put yourself in this place where a horrible event has happened and try to figure it out. That's what you do, day in and day out. You have to have a certain distance to it. You can't let yourself go too far into it.
  • America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
  • U.K. guys think it is cheesy to be nice.
  • In winning companies, everybody pulls in the same direction.
  • There would be no debate about who was the best footballer the world had ever seen - me or Pele. Everyone would say me.
  • Sexism is part of every industry and must be addressed. But I try not to focus on the negative but the positive side of what we can bring.
  • Nothing happens in any legislative body that's not purposeful.
  • If a woman is super-successful, she is called a psychopath.
  • Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
  • If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.
  • The normal profits of a business concern in the United States are six, eight, ten, and sometimes twelve percent. But war-time profits - ah! that is another matter - twenty, sixty, one hundred, three hundred, and even eighteen hundred per cent - the sky is the limit.
  • It's essential for an actor to have a hobby for the time when the telephone doesn't ring.
  • All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.
  • Several things about Reagan are unusual in a public man. He was not a typical politician at all, but a private man in public life.