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Analysis Thing

The analysis of the thing is not the thing itself.

- Aaron Allston

Music Inconceivable

To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.

- Aaron Copland

Against Divided

A house divided against itself cannot stand.

- Abraham Lincoln

Publicity Skunk

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.

- Abraham Lincoln

Truth Real

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.

- Abraham Maslow

Education Activity

Education can become a self-fulfilling activity, liberating in and of itself.

- Abraham Maslow

Truth Operations

The science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value.

- Ada Lovelace

Like Achievements

Fame is like the dessert that comes with your achievements - it's not an achievement in itself, but sometimes it can overpower the work.

- Adam Clayton

Money Endlessly

Facebook can spend and talk endlessly to defend itself so long as it keeps printing money.

- Adam Lashinsky

Weakest Does

Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.

- Aeschylus

Think I Think

Well, I think that there's a value to comedy in and of itself.

- Al Franken

Song Very

It is a very serious consideration for a lyricist to step in there and suggest the meaning to a song. The music is speaking for itself.

- Al Jarreau

Business Involved

My advice, it's get involved in any and every aspect of the business that affords itself to you.

- Alan Thicke

Art Freedom

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.

- Albert Camus

Principle Becoming

Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.

- Albert Camus

Joy Me

Belgium is modernizing itself and it gives me joy.

- Albert II of Belgium

Want Resume

I want to have a resume that is substantial enough to hold itself as respectful.

- Aldis Hodge

Thought Before

Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself.

- Aldous Huxley


Memory narrativises itself.

- Aleksandar Hemon

Thought Proved

No one thought that the Disney Superpower had the ability to laugh at itself, but 'Enchanted' proved everyone wrong.

- Alethea Kontis

Experience Meal

A meal can be an erotic experience in itself.

- Alex Comfort

Sailing Nothing

Nothing comes sailing by itself.

- Alexander Dale Oen

Trying Myth

The story of trying to live up to the myth is more interesting than the myth itself.

- Alexi Zentner

Important More

The quality of life is more important than life itself.

- Alexis Carrel

Condition Symptom

War is not, in itself, a condition so much as the symptom of a condition - that of international anarchy.

- Alfred Hermann Fried

Stupid See

Sin is too stupid to see beyond itself.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Nature Speech

Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Single Meet

Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.

- Alice Cary

Fail Exist

I simply don't believe in failure. In itself, it doesn't exist. We create it. We make ourselves fail.

- Alice Foote MacDougall

Humor Other

The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.

- Alice Meynell

More Than

To a child, often the box a toy came in is more appealing than the toy itself.

- Allen Klein

Think Mostly

I do mostly comedy, and it tends to be a subtler comedy. But I think that probably lends itself well to commercials.

- Allyn Rachel

Human Affairs

Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

More Makes

Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible.

- Alvin Toffler

New Been

Crowdfunding as an idea itself isn't new - bands have been doing it since the dawn of time.

- Amanda Palmer


Adventure is worthwhile in itself.

- Amelia Earhart

Means Sentence

'No' is an entire sentence in itself. No means no, and when somebody says it, you need to stop.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Life Always

The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.

- Anais Nin

Almost Identical

The 'Western' is the only genre whose origins are almost identical with those of the cinema itself.

- Andre Bazin

Take Which

There is nothing with which it is so dangerous to take liberties as liberty itself.

- Andre Breton

World Genius

Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it.

- Andre Malraux

Color Act

Being born, especially being born a person of color, is a political act in itself.

- Andres Serrano

Future Take

Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.

- Andrew Carnegie

Mathematics Problem

The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself.

- Andrew Wiles

New Refusing

Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.

- Aneurin Bevan

Sometimes Last

Sometimes, women in families put themselves last until it manifests itself in their own health.

- Angelina Jolie

Involvement Viewer

The work itself has a complete circle of meaning and counterpoint. And without your involvement as a viewer, there is no story.

- Anish Kapoor

Idea Unto

The idea is that the object has a language unto itself.

- Anish Kapoor

Art Nowhere

What is interesting about self-analysis is that it leads nowhere - it is an art form in itself.

- Anita Brookner

Love Expression

Love is itself an expression of strength.

- Ann Maxwell

Florida Unexplored

Since the nineteen-fifties, rural Florida has marketed itself to Northerners and Midwesterners as an unexplored paradise of citrus and mermaids.

- Anne Hull

Manifestation Call

What is the constitution of the universe? The universe is the manifestation of the divine thought; the thought of God embodies itself in the thought-forms that we call worlds.

- Annie Besant

Participation Act

Participation in and of itself is an act against hopelessness. Speaking up is a gesture against hopelessness.

- Anohni

Nature Worst

The worst potential bio-terrorist is nature itself.

- Anthony Fauci

Life Other

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Knowing Filled

He who has seen everything empty itself is close to knowing what everything is filled with.

- Antonio Porchia

Doing Never

My biggest fear is fear itself. I never want to be afraid of doing something I want.

- Anushka Sharma

Within Destroyed

A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.

- Ariel Durant

Think Very

I think very often the price paid for a work is the trophy itself.

- Arne Glimcher

Genius Instantly

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

- Arthur Conan Doyle

Bible How

How can a rabbi not live with doubt? The Bible itself is a book of doubt.

- Arthur Hertzberg

Newspaper Nation

A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.

- Arthur Miller

Result Forcing

Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

I Am Face

I am 54 and age is slowly writing itself on my face.

- Arthur Smith

Country Take

Why should a country have to take on itself a huge burden of managing a totally cash economy?

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Toxic Private

The phrase 'private option' itself has become politically toxic.

- Asa Hutchinson

Bigger Individual

The bigger confrontation is the one an individual has with itself.

- Asghar Farhadi

Friendship Tie

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Country Properly

No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.

- Charles de Gaulle

Maintain Founded

An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.

- Charles de Montesquieu

Ghost Explain

An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

- Charles Dickens

Existence Fabric

The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.

- Charles Ives

Love Genius

Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.

- Charles Peguy

Depends Lends

India lends itself well to fictionalization, but ultimately, it all depends on the writer's imagination.

- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Bookstore Actual

In this time of the Internet and nonfiction, to be on an actual bookshelf in an actual bookstore is exciting in itself.

- Chris Abani

End Should

Acting should be an end in itself.

- Chris Sarandon

Financial Before

The financial industry is a service industry. It should serve others before it serves itself.

- Christine Lagarde


Wellbeing is attained by little and little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself.

- Citium Zeno

Things Repeats

History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history.

- Clarence Darrow

Importance Minor

The house itself is of minor importance. Its relation to the community is the thing that really counts.

- Clarence Stein

Fact Which

A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes.

- Claude Bernard

Name Advertisement

The right name is an advertisement in itself.

- Claude C. Hopkins

World Began

The world began without man, and it will complete itself without him.

- Claude Levi-Strauss

Which Form

The faith must express itself in charity and in solidarity, which is the civil form of charity.

- Claudio Hummes

Including Gross

Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.

- Clifton Fadiman

Society Odds

Society is at odds with itself.

- Clint Eastwood

Climb Matters

The summit is what drives us, but the climb itself is what matters.

- Conrad Anker

Disregarded Amount

Intuition does not in itself amount to knowledge, yet cannot be disregarded by philosophers and psychologists.

- Corliss Lamont

I Am Expert

I am not an expert on time, or on cancer, or on life itself.

- Craig Sager

May Younger

In my younger years my dedication may have expressed itself egotistically.

- Cyril Cusack

Torture Getting

Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to.

- D. H. Lawrence

Government Benefits

Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.

- Dale Dauten

Most Pitchers

Most pitchers fear losing their fastball, but since I don't have one, I have nothing to fear but fear itself.

- Dan Quisenberry

Emotion Other

Anger has a way of seeping into every other emotion and planting itself in there.

- Dane Cook

Lifetime Note

Every note is a lifetime for itself.

- Daniel Barenboim

Think Conservative

As a fiscal conservative, I think that our government should pay for itself.

- Daniel Keys Moran

Think I Think

Shyness displays itself differently in me. I think it's more an awkwardness.

- Daniel Radcliffe

Democracy Danger

There is a danger in democracy itself.

- Danny Kaye

How Distinguish

A great restaurant doesn't distinguish itself by how few mistakes it makes but by how well they handle those mistakes.

- Danny Meyer

Will Figures

I'm one of those people who figures that it will eventually sort itself out.

- Daryl Hannah