Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 84
Often Abstain

Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.

- Abraham Cahan

Through Show

I am so spoiled. I cannot watch a show where it gets interrupted for ads. I have to TiVo it and skip through the ads, because the culture of advertising is so false and phony that I just... ugh, you know?

- Alan Ball

Ring New Year's

Ring out the false, ring in the true.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Complacency Though

Photography can be a deceitful, superficial medium that leads us into believing something even though we know it's not necessarily true. It lulls us into a false sense of complacency.

- Alison Jackson

About Stories

I can't help but laugh at all of you writing fake stories about me. I was not in any hit and runs. I don't drink so the DUI is false.

- Amanda Bynes

Reason Other

If you get into multicultural sort of casting for no other reason than to diversify, then it seems false.

- Andrew Rannells

Propaganda Religious

Counter-knowledge covers the propagation of false legends and conspiracy theories often used for political purposes or fundamentalist religious propaganda.

- Antony Beevor

Another Anathema

The Galatians are severely censured for giving heed to false doctrines, and are called to pronounce even an apostle anathema, if he preached another gospel.

- Charles Hodge

Freedom True

There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.

- Charles Kingsley

Them About

Many of the criticisms about McDonald's are false. We are keen to provide people with as much nutritional information as possible to help them manage their diets.

- Charlie Bell

Love Got

I must've got whacked on the head. He presented a totally false person for me to fall in love with.

- Christie Brinkley

Reflect Iraq

ISIS is luring Americans with empty and false promises that do not reflect reality on the ground in Iraq.

- Chuck Fleischmann

Race Concept

We must come to the point where we realize the concept of race is a false one. There is only one race, the human race.

- Dan Aykroyd

Roman Empire Roman

I lull them into a false sense of security by watching me pitch... If overconfidence can cause the Roman Empire to fall, I ought to be able to get a ground ball.

- Dan Quisenberry

Prepare Prosecution

People who prepare false or fraudulent tax returns risk criminal prosecution and, upon conviction, substantial time in jail.

- Dana Boente

Consent Sent

Path does not spam users. Invites on Path are never sent without a user's consent - any allegations to the contrary are false.

- Dave Morin

Empathy No Wonder

Democracy allows rhetoric, false empathy and emotion to pummel rational thinking - so it's no wonder so many politicians thrive in it.

- David Harsanyi

Waiting Endless

For me, most writing consists of siphoning out useless pre-story matter, cutting and cutting and cutting, what seems to be endless rewriting, and what is entailed in all that is patience, and waiting, and false starts, and dead ends, and really, in a way, nerve.

- Deborah Eisenberg

Me Attacks

What you haven't seen from me are false attacks.

- Joe Garcia

Carried Iraq

The war on Iraq was a disaster, clearly carried out under false pretences.

- Joe Wilson

Image Realized

In 1970 I realized that there was negligible risk from x-rays but many radiographs had poor image quality so that the risk from a false negative was significant.

- John Cameron

Been Made

The earliest example known to me of replaced body parts is exemplified by a Mayan skull dating back to 1400 BC. In this skull, false teeth made of stone had been implanted.

- John Gurdon

Doing Like

False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.

- Joseph de Maistre

Never Note

There's never a false note in a Berg novel.

- Augusten Burroughs

Evidence Historians

Writers of historical fiction are not under the same obligation as historians to find evidence for the statements they make. For us it is sufficient if what we say can't be disproved or shown to be false.

- Barry Unsworth

Communication Hardly

If what is communicated is false, it can hardly be called communication.

- Benjamin E. Mays

Real Necessarily

There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false.

- Harold Pinter

More Than

There are, I believe, many more false confessions to murders than true confessions.

- Bill James

Need Lashes

Flirt!'s mascara is insane - I don't need false lashes when I wear it.

- Heather Morris

Problem Obvious

When somebody says that all statements are false, the obvious problem is that as an assertion it's self-defeating.

- Henry Flynt

Justice Will

Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.

- Heraclitus

Based Our

This is the absolute truth: and on this truth our tactics must be based. All tactics that are not based on this are false, and lead the proletariat to terrible defeat.

- Herman Gorter

Ideas Served

No one is served or benefitted by believing in false or faulty ideas.

- Brendan Myers

Back Invest

Heads know that failing to invest in good, nutritious food is a false economy and parents won't tolerate reconstituted turkey being put back on the menu.

- Jamie Oliver

Note Musical

Woody is so musical in his filmmaking. I've never worked with anyone I've trusted so completely. He won't let you hit a false note.

- Dianne Wiest

Empower Unnecessary

Instead of generating either unnecessary alarm or a false sense of security regarding these fundamental issues, the best course is to empower people with the truth.

- Dick Thornburgh

Me Artificial

Whatever I do seems artificial and false, to me.

- Jasper Johns

Go Them

All definitions of wilderness that exclude people seem to me to be false. African 'wilderness' areas are racist because indigenous people are being cleared out of them so white people can go on holiday there.

- Jay Griffiths

Fortune Practical

I am a bit of a Cheap Pete, but I do spend a fortune on books and false moustaches and practical jokes.

- Karen Duffy

Image Often

U.S.-Israel relations are often depicted as an extended honeymoon, but that's a false image.

- Elliott Abrams

Depend Other

They do not depend upon mere legends and myths. They are not predicated on the false conception that the Emperor is divine and that the Japanese people are superior to other races.

- Emperor Hirohito

Personal Very

The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it's a bit false.

- Enya

Living Otherwise

You do have to follow your heart, otherwise you're living a false life.

- Eric Mabius

May Films

Films are neither true nor false. That includes my films, as well as others. They may make claims that are true or false, but films are too complex. They have too many ingredients.

- Errol Morris

Want See

Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised.

- Kim Campbell

News Social

False news, when combined with social media, can wreak havoc thanks to its potential of reaching millions in a short span. The effects can be quite disturbing.

- Fabrizio Moreira

Religion Fabrication

Since all power from the seventh century on was only legitimated by religion, political forces and economic interests pushed for the fabrication of false traditions.

- Fatema Mernissi

Love Loud

I love things that are harsh and things that are too loud. And I love lulling people into a false sense of security. That's life.

- FKA twigs

Benefits Fattening

When we overestimate the benefits of exercise, underestimate how many calories we eat, and overcompensate for a job well done, exercise is really a false protection from fattening food.

- Kyle Hill

Which Discern

The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.

- Lactantius

Truth Lot

Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.

- Frank A. Clark

Feel Scenes

When you do scenes that are just exposition, they feel false.

- Gavin O'Connor

Proceed Assumption

You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise.

- Leonard Nimoy

Divine Our

Enthusiasm is the divine particle in our composition: with it we are great, generous, and true; without it, we are little, false, and mean.

- Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Against Dungeons

Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves.

- George Haven Putnam

Shame Misfortunes

One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well.

- Louis Kronenberger

Which I Write

When I write, I create really absurd situations which become false because I am after the joke.

- Sally Phillips

Always Brilliant

The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.

- Salvador Dali

Environmental Values

There's a myth out there that you have to genuflect at the altar of quarterly earnings. But it's a false choice that you can either be a good fiduciary or promote values such as environmental sustainability.

- Thomas Perez

Woman Bad

To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best husband!

- Samuel Richardson

Doing More

You don't have to choose between doing good and doing well. It's a false choice, today more than ever.

- Tim Cook

Education Go

In education, they say either property taxes have to go up, or we'll have poor education - that's a false choice.

- Scott Walker

Optimism Against

What I am against is false optimism: the notion either that things have to go well, or else that they tend to, or else that the default condition of historical trajectories is characteristically beneficial in the long-run.

- Tony Judt

Bring Harbor

When I was the captain of a ship I never failed to bring my ship to port and I won't fail to bring Romania to safe harbor. The belief that the president no longer represents the people is false.

- Traian Basescu

Feel Fact

When you are writing something that is false and presenting it as a fact without confirming... I feel it's extremely wrong.

- Shraddha Kapoor

Soul Themselves

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

- Socrates

Hair Divides

A hair divides what is false and true.

- Omar Khayyam

King Boss

Without false modesty, I feel that, when I'm on the stage, I'm the king, the boss of the situation.

- Vladimir Horowitz

True Ideal

A true and worthy ideal frees and uplifts a people; a false ideal imprisons and lowers.

- W. E. B. Du Bois

Honest Dispense

I'm honest and fair, but I don't dispense false kindness.

- Steve Easterbrook

Read Oh

Oh, do not read history, for that I know must be false.

- Robert Walpole

Through Limiting

Remember, we see the world not as it is but as we are. Most of us see through the eyes of our fears and our limiting beliefs and our false assumptions.

- Robin S. Sharma

Will Breaks

He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and you will see the effect when the weaving of a life-time is unraveled.

- William Ellery Channing

Things Been

There have been so many false things written about me by people who don't know me.

- Michael Cimino

My Life Been

All my life I have been taught to take the high road and never to dignify salacious or false accusations and I have been taught never, never to lie.

- Paula Abdul

Progress Stagnation

The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress.

- Sydney J. Harris

Myth About

There is a false assumption about the Parti Quebecois that we don't know anything about the economy... Well that's a myth.

- Pauline Marois

Confidence Always

I'm always nervous. A classy comedian is full of self-doubt disguised with an air of false confidence. If there isn't self-doubt, you seem aggressive.

- Ronnie Corbett

Self Sense

Sentimentality is a false sense of self.

- Pete Hamill

Objects Human Eye

The objects of the present life fill the human eye with a false magnification because of their immediacy.

- William Wilberforce

Convention Notion

I don't believe in the deplorable notion of realism in the cinema: you can over-reach it, and it becomes as false as convention.

- Peter Greenaway

Death Here

Death is a false fear. When it is here, you won't be. When it's not, you are here.

- Michel Onfray

My Number One Which

My number one tip for all people, not just drag queens, is false eyelashes, which make every look go from daytime to glamazon!

- RuPaul

Best Like

I like it best when two ideas collide, like when you have a crazed attitude towards women combined with a crazed attitude towards the Vietnamese. I like that. Even if it's not true, I don't care whether it's true or false. I just do it.

- Peter Saul