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 : 56

I accommodated practically all of the liberation movements, including those of Latin America.

- Ahmed Ben Bella


With my government, we engaged in bringing our help to fights for national freedom. At that precise moment, several countries were still colonised or had barely overcome colonisation. This was the case in practically all of Africa. We supported them.

- Ahmed Ben Bella

Country Race

I run in practically every single road race in my country, 5k, 10k just to promote the sport.

- Alberto Juantorena

Gee Sack

The brain knows the real secret of seduction, more effective than even music and martinis. Just keep whispering, 'Gee, you are really special' to that sack of water and protein that is a body, and you can get it to do practically anything.

- Alison Gopnik

Happen Trained

It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes.

- Alva Myrdal

Tell Speaking

Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life.

- Andrew Greeley

Amount Roles

I was really overwhelmed by the amount of roles that I got offered that were carbon copies of what I did in 'Up in the Air.' I got every offer for every ambitious, unfeeling practically robotic character.

- Anna Kendrick

Beginning Put

That's right, fall in one pit and start over from the beginning! Well, thankfully my buddies practically tied me to my chair until I put in extra lives and I'm glad they did.

- David Crane


To win elections, politicians have promised practically endless government spending and covered up the cost, leaving generations of taxpayers obligated to pay off the debt. That's wrong, but neither the U.S. nor Europe has a plan to stop it.

- David Malpass

Recognize Grew

I was amazed at the house that I grew up in; it looks practically identical to the way it was, but I couldn't recognize it because of the size of the trees.

- Jim Fowler


It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.

- Joe Moore


I don't have a favorite drink. I don't do favorites of anything, practically.

- John Darnielle

Nothing Added

It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln's single term in the House of Representatives at Washington added practically nothing to his reputation.

- John George Nicolay

Show Seinfeld

It's always interesting for me to watch the pilot of an established show because you see how the writers and actors weren't really sure what the show was and what the dynamics were. If you look at the pilot for 'Seinfeld,' for example, it's practically unrecognizable.

- Johnny Galecki

Mental Opposed

Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?

- Auberon Herbert

Had Also

I also have intense relationships with furniture... probably because we practically had none when I was growing up.

- Barbra Streisand

Evidence Am

In theory I am an agnostic, but pending the appearance of rational evidence, I must be classed, practically and provisionally, as an atheist.

- H. P. Lovecraft

Some Sort

Practically everything from hairstyles to lifestyles is endorsed as some sort of drug to be taken Now for Instant Relief.

- Benjamin Hoff

Money Had

I used practically all the money I had available.

- Bernard Ebbers

Trust Means

You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash; that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out, practically.

- Hector Elizondo

Tell Anyone

I've got Tourette's, practically. I'll tell anyone anything.

- Helena Bonham Carter

Best Had

It was a scene I was really looking forward to, and one that I embraced, and when we were filming it, George got closer and closer and closer with that camera - he was practically up my nose for the final shot. So I knew it was a moment that I had to do my best to get right.

- Ian McDiarmid

Love Nothing

I love luxury, I love the high life, and I have to foot the bills - I have received practically nothing from my marriages and relationships.

- Britt Ekland

Want Say

It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to.

- J. D. Salinger

Yes Record

Yes, we record practically everything on Pro Tools.

- Caroline Corr

Reason Willing

It is inconceivable that even the gang who runs Russia would be willing to take on war, but one always has to remember that there seemed to be no reason in 1939 for Hitler to start war, and yet he did, and he started it with a world practically unprepared.

- James Forrestal

Over Built

I take computers practically apart and put them back together. I have a supercomputer I built over the years out of different computers.

- Jared Leto

Some Them

Look around at the countries of Europe, and you'll find that practically all of them have pasts that are just as tragic as Ireland's, yet the people seem able to find some creative way at moving into the future.

- Jennifer Johnston

Kid Pretending

I practically lived in the woods when I was a kid, avoiding grown-ups and my dysfunctional family, pretending I was half-wolf, a feral child who napped in nests made out of ferns, ate wild blueberries, and wove sticks and feathers into her hair.

- Jennifer McMahon


It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.

- Edsger Dijkstra

Love Talking

I am not really much interested in talking to adults, although I suppose practically every mother in the kingdom knows my name and my books. It's their children I love.

- Enid Blyton

Rabbits Saw

There are no Rabbits in the north-west. This statement, far from final, is practically true today, but I saw plenty of Lynxes, and one cannot write of ducks without mentioning water.

- Ernest Thompson Seton

More Had

When I was in jail, I was a lot of people's favorite person. I practically ran the jail. I had more freedom than the police.

- Flavor Flav

Want Movie

I can watch endless humans get killed, but if I see a movie and they kill a dog, I practically want to walk out.

- Kristin Bauer van Straten

Makeup Movie

I've always loved the way movie stars in the Forties looked when they were off set. Shot poolside or at their home, they always wore a matte red lipstick with practically no foundation - it was how they wore makeup in real life.

- Francois Nars

Back Knees

Back then, a half-a-century ago, the situation was totally different. Economically, we were practically on our knees, and politically, we were still excluded from the community of nations. Today, in this respect, we have a totally different and much more stable basis.

- Franz Beckenbauer

Living Which

There are eight girls in the house in which I am living, and practically all of them are good looking. You can realize that I am kept busy.

- Franz Schubert

Over Range

Practically any Western has a homesteader in trouble, and a mysterious rider shows up off the range, solves the problem over two or three days, and then rides off into the sunset.

- Lee Child

Role Scheme

Poets are accepted in Canada as practically nowhere else in the West because of their place in an officially supported and popularly endorsed Canadian culture. Yet, they are still bitter and argumentative, as poets elsewhere are, because they have no audience as such, only a sanctioned role in the cultural scheme of things.

- George Fetherling

Want Canvas

When I begin, theoretically and practically I can smear anything I want on the canvas. Then there's a condition I have to react to, by changing it or destroying it.

- Gerhard Richter

Black Ghetto

We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression, and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America - every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster, black and white, in America too.

- Quincy Jones

Happy Side

I tend to head for what's amusing because a lot of things aren't happy. But usually you can find a funny side to practically anything.

- Maggie Smith

Love Woven

The true treasure lies within. It is the underlying theme of the songs we sing, the shows we watch and the books we read. It is woven into the Psalms of the Bible, the ballads of the Beatles and practically every Bollywood film ever made. What is that treasure? Love. Love is the nature of the Divine.

- Radhanath Swami

Been Had

I'm 85 years old. I've been in business since I was a teenager, practically; I was in grade school, and I even had a paper route. I always had a job so I could have money to spend on girls.

- Tom Benson

Dawn Fall

I'm up at dawn. I practically fall asleep at dinner.

- Margaret Stohl

China Owned

America is practically owned by China.

- Tom Winnifrith

Fact Measured

In contrast to the troposphere, the stratosphere is extremely dry and practically cloudless - the concentration of water vapor is measured in parts per million and is, in fact, comparable to that of ozone.

- Mario J. Molina

Seven Studio

I was practically born and raised at 20th Century Fox studio, started to work there selling papers when I was around seven years old, and every summer vacation from school I would work in a various department at the studio. So I was an old-timer when I was 15.

- Richard D. Zanuck

Concerned Nine

As far as intellectual training was concerned, my nine years from seven to sixteen were practically wasted.

- Mary Augusta Ward

Book About

You won't see me writing about particle physics, or even planetary geology, or chemistry. I practically failed chemistry, and if I had to write a book in any of those areas, I don't think it would go well.

- Mary Roach

Best Sunshine

The best Chateauneuf-du-Papes are among the most natural expressions of grapes, place and vintage. Chateauneuf-du-Pape vineyards are farmed organically or biodynamically, and the region's abundant sunshine and frequent wind (called 'le mistral') practically preclude the need for treating the fields with herbicides or pesticides.

- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Death Chance

If Shaw and Einstein couldn't beat death, what chance have I got? Practically none.

- Mel Brooks

Young I Think

I feel like it's important for young people - practically, young gay people - to know what to do and how to handle bigotry and opposition and where to go to have those resources of help and guidance. I think it's important.

- Michael J. Willett

Kid I Think

A kid now can practically record a song or edit a short film on his way to school. I think that will produce, perhaps, more less-interesting things - or you'll have to search more to find the interesting things. But I also think it's exciting.

- Michael Pitt

I Think Before

I had several turtles before they were in. People seemed to think they were funny. Now everyone is wearing them practically every place. I think that's real fine, but I don't agree they should go to a formal affair. Turtlenecks with dinner jackets seem ridiculous to me.

- Peter Graves

Hands Capital

Computation, storage, and communications capacity are in the hands of practically every connected person - and these are the basic physical capital means necessary for producing information, knowledge and culture, in the hands of something like 600 million to a billion people around the planet.

- Yochai Benkler