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Total Quotes : 435
Doing Offices

Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.

- A. C. Benson

Living Processes

This field is not necessarily glamorous, nor does it often produce immediate results, but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes.

- Aaron Klug

Love Agree

Movies can provide tear-inducing or comically-entertaining representations of love, but many agree that its deeper conflicting complexities often seem unfathomable.

- Aberjhani

False 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

Need Also

People often believe that character causes action, but when it comes to producing moral children, we need to remember that action also shapes character.

- Adam Grant

Brain Go

When looking at the brain, it is important to go beyond its structure to its function. This is because often in cognitive disorders, the structure of the brain is intact, but its function is compromised.

- Aditi Shankardass

Wisdom Appearances

Appearances are often deceiving.

- Aesop

Men Imitation

Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.

- Aesop

Shy More

I've often said there's two kinds of actors. There's a more gregarious type and the shy type.

- Al Pacino

Audience Go

When I go to my live shows it's often a multigenerational audience, a family bonding experience.

- Al Yankovic

Adapt Lives

As we develop the moral aspect of our lives, we often adapt standards of right and wrong that serve as guides and deterrents for our conduct.

- Albert Bandura

Think Figure

Often, as teens, we think we know everything, but actually we're just trying to figure life out, and we don't know much at all.

- Alessia Cara

Timid Them

Every so often, I am thanked for being 'unapologetically me.' I treasure those moments, those people, and remember them every time I'm feeling timid.

- Alethea Kontis

Like Cares

I often joke that I've just become a professional schmoozer. Like, nobody cares how well I can rock climb anymore. It just has to do with how well I can schmooze.

- Alex Honnold

Feel New

Often, I do translatlantic overnight flights from New York, and when I land, I have to do my eyes - I feel weird without it.

- Alexa Chung

Feeling Am

Every so often, when I am feeling plucky, I try to write a screenplay that combines all 10 of Americans' top phobias and market it as a sleeper hit.

- Alexandra Petri

System Bring

The inherent corruption of man can often bring down the best system.

- Alexis Denisof

Smile Abroad

A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Pieces Finds

My favourite finds are often antique pieces with a history.

- Alice Temperley

Rest Recipes

One of the things that often frustrates me with cookbooks is that there are one or two recipes that are really good and the rest of them are not so great.

- Alicia Silverstone

Stars Like

I'd like a telescope, but I probably wouldn't look at the stars that often. I'd definitely be looking into people's flats most of the time.

- Alison Goldfrapp

Want Always

It's so hard to pick a 'single.' I always want it to be whatever my favorite tune is, but often the record company and the person whose job it is to take it to radio have different ideas.

- Alison Goldfrapp

More Fundamental

Adults often assume that most learning is the result of teaching and that exploratory, spontaneous learning is unusual. But actually, spontaneous learning is more fundamental.

- Alison Gopnik

Shoot Scissors

I often shoot with scissors in my eyes.

- Allan Dwan

Matter Within

Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.

- Alvin Adams

Opposite Very

Siblings are often very opposite.

- Alycia Debnam-Carey

Placed Enemies

You don't often get a choice in who your enemies are, who you're friends with, what your situation is, and the environment you're placed in. You just have to make do with what you have.

- Alycia Debnam-Carey

Beauty Flying

I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty.

- Amelia Earhart

Compare Possessed

I often heard Latvians compare Russia and America. Latvians find both countries and their leaders possessed of the same mysterious confidence.

- Amity Gaige

Behind Discovered

My favorite things often have a story behind them and are usually handmade or discovered at a flea market.

- Amy Sedaris

Most Decisive

The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions.

- Andre Gide

Failure Ideas

Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.

- Andre Malraux

Lead Makes

Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often.

- Andre Weil

Children Practice

Because I practice often with my children at home.

- Andrea Bocelli

Blind Very

People are often quite surprised by the sport and leisure activities practised by the blind. For example, tandem cycling is very popular.

- Andrea Bocelli

More Fact

In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!

- Andrew Cohen

Stress Engagement

People often say that stress is a motivator. What we're referring to when we say this is really better described as stimulation and engagement.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Profession Largest

I know that nurses are not only the largest healthcare profession but are responsible for the delivery of most healthcare, and are often in the best place to be able to see the whole pathway of care.

- Andrew Lansley

Being Rejected

Latino kids are not rejected by their parents for being Latino, nor are most Muslims disowned by their parents for being Muslims, but those who are gay are often the target of their families' disapprobation or outright hostility.

- Andrew Solomon

Happiness Vitality

I often say that the opposite of depression is not happiness but vitality.

- Andrew Solomon

Ourselves Our

No one much wants to be belittled, but we tolerate slurs surprisingly often for ourselves; for our lionised children, we demand freedom from insult.

- Andrew Solomon

Love Last

The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It's the ones that become the friendships that last.

- Andrew Sullivan

Exploded Any

Stones are checked every so often to see if any have split or at worst exploded. An explosion can leave debris in the elements so the firing has to be abandoned.

- Andy Goldsworthy

Year Maintain

For much of the year, you're just trying to maintain your fitness. It's not often you get a lot of time to really concentrate on improving it.

- Andy Murray

Bush Referring

When Bush says democracy, I often wonder what he's referring to.

- Angela Davis

Blessed Feel

I am often compared to actors who were launched with me. I feel blessed with whatever I have got so far.

- Anita Hassanandani Reddy

Two Distress

Too often, women are portrayed in two ways: as prizes to be won by men or as damsels in distress.

- Ann Aguirre

Never Been

It's often been said that I'm an extremely depressing, cynical writer. I've never known what to make of that.

- Ann Beattie

Nimble Adapting

Too often, nonprofits are viewed as rigid and bureaucratic - less nimble and capable of adapting in this fluid environment than our corporate counterparts. I don't agree.

- Anna Maria Chavez

Business Celebrity

The Fashion Fund celebrates the real passion that underlies the fashion business, not the frothy world of glamour and celebrity that so often surrounds it.

- Anna Wintour

Used Accurate

We're all used to hearing the word 'authentic' a little too often these days, but in Senator Gillibrand's case, it's entirely accurate.

- Anna Wintour

Social Part

To share a story is in part to take ownership of it, especially because you are often able to comment on a story that you are sharing on social media.

- Annalee Newitz

Sometimes Which

There often is a dark secret in books... There is often a gathering sense of dread; there's a gap sometimes in the text from which all kinds of monsters can emerge.

- Anne Enright

Bad More

No one is more sentimentalized in America than mothers on Mother's Day, but no one is more often blamed for the culture's bad people and behavior.

- Anne Lamott

Grandparents Resist

All parents are an embarrassment to their kids. Often, grandparents are the relief. Kids don't have to resist you.

- Anne Lamott

Self-Love Unrequited

Self-love seems so often unrequited.

- Anthony Powell

Cross Despite

The greatest heroes of the Normandy battlefield were the unarmed medics, whom snipers often shot at despite their Red Cross armbands.

- Antony Beevor

More Used

I used to try and do backflips a lot, but I used to bang my head more often than not, so I gave it up.

- Antony Starr

Construct Our

Too often, we take our construct of reality as an absolute, and what I'm trying to point out for most people is it's important for us to know what we don't know.

- Apollo Robbins

Very South

It's not true that I never left South Bend to recruit a player. It is true that I didn't leave very often.

- Ara Parseghian

Proceed First One

If every conceivable precaution is taken at first, one is often too discouraged to proceed at all.

- Archer John Porter Martin

However Eliminated

How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?

- Arthur Conan Doyle

True Ends

True creativity often starts where language ends.

- Arthur Koestler

Sense Common

Common sense is often underrated.

- Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

More Side

More often than what you're suggesting, I find people are surprised that I have an urban side to me.

- Ashley Judd

Fear More

We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Politics Inseparable

Economics, politics, and personalities are often inseparable.

- Charles Edison

Accepted Very

Our Masonic friends have it down very fine. I do not know where they got it so well. I have often wondered where they found out so many of the secrets of our High and Accepted Order of Masonry.

- Charles Taze Russell

Other Springboard

Quite often in life, when a tragic event arrives it becomes a springboard for mirroring all other things in one's life that one hasn't come to terms with.

- Charlotte Rampling

Mysterious Stories

My stories are often a little mysterious.

- Chris Van Allsburg

Images Same Time

People have asked me a lot, 'What comes first? The pictures or the story? The story or the picture?' It's hard to describe because often they seem to come at the same time. I'm seeing images while I'm thinking of the story.

- Chris Van Allsburg

Seen Musical

Musical theater is often seen as a lesser form of acting, although I don't see it that way.

- Christian Borle

Impossible Genuinely

Even if you are genuinely interested in what is in your products, it is extremely difficult and often impossible to find out.

- Christien Meindertsma

Close Because

I often close my eyes because I can't tolerate violence.

- Christine Baranski

Learned Very

I learned that very often the most intolerant and narrow-minded people are the ones who congratulate themselves on their tolerance and open-mindedness.

- Christopher Hitchens

Learning Know

It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.

- Claude Bernard

Television Watching

There are few things quite so effortlessly enjoyable as watching an eminent person getting in a huff and flouncing out of a television interview, often with microphone trailing.

- Craig Brown

Solutions Temporary

Temporary solutions often become permanent problems.

- Craig Bruce

Many Traded

I'd often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded, because it happened many, many times.

- Curt Flood

More Your

More often than not, what you open, unwrap and install on your hard drive is not what you were told you were getting.

- Curt Schilling

Say Your

People often say I have so much energy, that I never stop; but that's what it takes to accomplish your goals.

- Curtis Jackson

Transition Teenage

Most child actors, once they hit 18, once they hit 21, that's it. Even teenage kids often don't make the transition.

- Cynthia Nixon

Generosity Other

One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.

- Cyril Cusack

Lucky Roles

I guess I'm just good at playing repressed individuals. I'm lucky because those are often the roles that catch people's eyes.

- Damian Lewis

Gender Expression

A lot of kids are bullied because of their sexual identity or expression. It's often the effeminate boys and the masculine girls, the ones who violate gender norms and expectations, who get bullied.

- Dan Savage

Timid State

Our State Department is often wrong and timid.

- Dana Rohrabacher

Through Unacceptable

I find that people find a way out of misery through humor and it's humor that's often unacceptable to people who are not in quite such a state of misery.

- Danny Boyle

People Director

You don't realize it, but often people are frightened of the director.

- Danny Boyle

Fiction Figure

Sibling relationships figure in a lot of my books. You don't often see relationships between adult siblings explored in fiction.

- Dara Horn

About Least

Often it's the people who know a place least well who write about it best because they see it fresh.

- Darin Strauss

I Believe That Bring

I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents.

- David Bowie

Country More

When I travel the country, I am often struck by how much we actually have in common. It's much more powerful than how much there is that's reported that divides us.

- David Muir

More Synagogue

The rabbi is often the regular preacher in the synagogue, the man whose sermons offer his community more general theological and moral guidance.

- David Novak

Myself More

Children's books are often seen as the poor relation of literature. But children are just as demanding as adult readers, if not more so. I should know. I'm a children's writer myself.

- David Walliams

Richness Continually

We speak continually of saving time, but time in its richness is most often lost to us when we are busy without relief.

- David Whyte

Big Regretted

I've never regretted anything I've done, even the things that I've failed at. I've often regretted not trying something really big, because you'll never know.

- Dean Kamen

Serve Large

Bureaucracies tend to perpetuate themselves, whether they are multinational corporations or large government institutions such as Medicare, often at the expense of those that they are supposed to serve.

- Dean Ornish

Information Same

People with the same information often make the same decisions.

- Debra L. Reed

Work People

I've worked with a lot of people on music and often times those things don't work out.

- Joaquin Phoenix

Back Scale

People who face too many demands - two careers, two children - often scale back somehow. The Obamas scaled up.

- Jodi Kantor