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Total Quotes : 249
Always Turned

I was raised by women. Now I'm raising women. I was always better around girls. I live in an all-female household. I even have two female dogs... It's funny how that turned out.

- Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Money I Was Raised

With the amount of money I have, it's difficult raising children the way I was raised.

- Adam Sandler

Voice Written Word

Since the age of four, I've been exploring what I can do with the written word: everything from championing literacy and youth voice to raising awareness about world hunger.

- Adora Svitak

Breaks Show

My two boys were the same ages as the kids in the show. In real life or in between the breaks I was raising two kids off camera who were not unlike the two kids who were being paid to be my kids.

- Alan Thicke

Interest Rates

Business cycles lengthened greatly during the 20th century, as central banks learned to manage national economies by raising and lowering interest rates.

- Alex Berenson

Been Away

It has been said that the Fed's job is to take the punch bowl away just as the party gets going, raising interest rates when the economy is growing too fast and inflation threatens.

- Alex Berenson

Process Committed

To me, it is a process, a process that starts with raising awareness, engaging international partners on this issue, and being committed to a different course of action.

- Alexis Herman


Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness.

- Alice Walker

Go Sure

We got babies raising babies, and its important for us as responsible adults to go out and do what we can to make sure that our kids are steered in the right direction.

- Alonzo Mourning

Every Day Leading

My kids see feminism in action every day, and leading by imperfect example is how I'm raising them.

- Amanda de Cadenet

May Undermine

Tiger parenting is all about raising independent, creative, courageous kids. In America today, there's a dangerous tendency to romanticize creativity in a way that may undermine it.

- Amy Chua

Voice Parent

My children grew up with one Western parent. My husband doesn't believe in raising his voice with the kids and we don't spank. They were really raised in a half-Asian family.

- Amy Chua

Rest Having

My children without a doubt are my greatest accomplishment. If I did nothing else I would feel just having and raising them would be enough. The rest is icing.

- Andie MacDowell

Family My Life

First and foremost comes my family and my life with Brad. We have so much joy in raising our children and teaching them about the world that nothing really compares to that.

- Angelina Jolie

Very Pat

Raising a child is a little like Picasso's work; in the beginning he did very conventional representational things. Cubism came after he had the rules down pat.

- Anna Quindlen

Grow Other

As I grow older, I have a growing curiosity about my other half. My dad did a wonderful job raising me, and I wouldn't change it for the world, but at the same time there is a growing curiosity about my other half.

- Apolo Ohno

Other Successfully

In our modern world of interdependent nations, hardly any state can wage war successfully without raising loans and buying war materials of every kind in the markets of other nations.

- Arthur Henderson

Through Editorial

Raising taxes is not a frivolous venture that you do on the editorial page of 'The New Republic,' for god sakes. It's something that you really have to think about and go through carefully.

- Arthur Laffer

Audience Set

The reality of the writer's world is that you set yourself up for future disappointment with every success that you deliver because you end up raising your audience's expectations.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Deserve Other

After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity.

- Charlie Gonzalez

Everyone Figure

If all you needed to do is to figure out what company is better than others, everyone would make a lot of money. But that is not the case. They keep raising the prices to the point when the odds change.

- Charlie Munger

The Only Thing

The only thing that I can do is know that I have great confidence in raising children and being a great mother.

- Cheryl Tiegs

Little Things Look

The raising of an eyebrow, how you do it; when you look, how you look. All those little things are physical.

- Chevy Chase

Costs Fraught

Cap-and-trade is a dangerous policy fraught with the potential for significant corruption, and it would hurt my constituents and our economy by raising energy costs.

- Chris Gibson

More Address

Raising the minimum wage, as President Obama proposed in his State of the Union address, tends to be more popular with the general public than with economists.

- Christina Romer

Hundred Musical

I'd rather have a hundred thousand or a million people saying I'm nuts and I'm crazy for my musical choices and what I've said lyrically, than a million people all raising their hand on the first day.

- Chuck D

Reason Give

My mom was essentially a single mother raising three boys. If anyone could have had any reason to give up, it was her. But she didn't, and neither did we.

- Chuck Norris

Someone Too

People are so complex and multidimensional that raising someone to 'hero' status is too great a simplification.

- Dalia Mogahed

Government More

I'm much more interested in raising revenues for businesses than for the government.

- Dave Camp

Funding Brought

I believe Nebraskans appreciate the fiscal discipline I've brought to state government, balancing the budget without raising taxes and prioritizing education funding.

- Dave Heineman

Through Fathers

Through the marginalization of black fathers and encouragement of destruction lifestyle choices, the progressive Left has cut off one of the lifelines to raising healthy, happy, children intent on bettering themselves and their community.

- David A. Clarke, Jr.

Love Always

I always love novels that open up a subject to me - like raising a window to a beautiful, mysterious world outside.

- David Ebershoff

Game More

I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times.

- David Ginola

Committed Level

We are committed to raising our children as Jews. I knew that it had to start with me at a greater level, at a deeper level, if it was going to be a meaningful example to them.

- David Gregory

Right Fill

People were desperately trying to fill their seats for the summer. And so prices are really low right now. And so they are kept from raising prices to make up for that difference.

- David Neeleman

Very Putting

Performing is very much like cooking: putting it all together, raising the temperature.

- David Tudor

Africa Works

Every Teen Challenge ministry is responsible for raising its own finances, but we assist these works with finances, prayer and counseling, especially overseas in areas such as Siberia, Africa, South America.

- David Wilkerson

Pursuing Seemed

It seemed that I was more interested in raising my children, not in pursuing my husbands.

- Debbie Reynolds

Away Area

When my mother was raising me, she moved us upstate to the Woodstock area. Our closest neighbor was a mile away. She planted all her own vegetables.

- Debi Mazar

Explain Some

Someone is going to have to explain to me at some time how raising taxes on job-creators is going to create more jobs.

- Jim Jordan

Means Employers

The changing economic situation, the changing global market means it is understandable that employers are constantly raising the bar. It is challenging the education system to come up with ever higher standards to meet the expectation of employers.

- Jim Knight

Love Play

'Community' is a great show. I love 'Raising Hope' with Martha Plimpton. And I love 'The Middle' - another Chicagoan in there is Neil Flynn, who used to play the janitor in 'Scrubs.'

- Jim O'Heir

Insurance Delivery

Skyrocketing insurance premiums are debilitating our Nation's health care delivery system and liability insurers are either leaving the market or raising rates to excessive levels.

- Jim Ryun

Lives Very

My daughter, the one who lives nearby, is raising her children to be very much aware. We went on a nature walk on Monday; I'm learning so much from her.

- Joanne Woodward

Children Were

My parents were just searching for an alternative way of raising their children.

- Joaquin Phoenix

Arizona Brothers

To me, the bones of 'Smokin' Aces' is in the Coen brothers. 'Barton Fink' and 'Raising Arizona.' Those two movies, if you look at them, that's where a lot of that comes from.

- Joe Carnahan

Always Very

The kids get a vote. That's very important when it comes to raising kids. And always keep the bigger picture in mind.

- Joe Perry

Like Human Body

There's a lot of neuroscience now raising the question, 'Is all the intelligence in the human body in the brain?', and they're finding out that, no, it's not like that. The body has intelligence itself, and we're much more of an organic creature in that way.

- Joel Kinnaman

Very Likely

Let's be clear: raising taxes during a very slow recovery is likely to lead to another recession, and it will do absolutely nothing to balance the budget.

- John Fleming

New Audition

I flew into New York for the Raising Arizona audition, and we just started joking around.

- John Goodman

Growing Get

You don't get an economy growing by raising taxes.

- John Hoeven

Death Thrilling

It's thrilling. There's birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses. It's like a little microcosm of life is built into the short lives of these creatures.

- John Phillips

Money Been

I have been raising money for the past 14 years for diabetes research.

- John Ratzenberger

Needs Costs

The three main political parties all agree the UK deficit is high and needs to be brought down. All agree that it is easier to get a deficit down if you have faster growth, cutting unemployment-related costs and raising revenues.

- John Redwood

Children Before

Before I married, I had three theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.

- John Wilmot

Here Standard

The advantage to Great Britain of a regular free trade in corn would, therefore, be more by raising the rest of the world to our standard and price, than by lowering the prices here to the standard of the Continent.

- Joseph Hume

Michael Properly

They're really nice kids. Michael is really raising them properly and right.

- Joseph Jackson

Always Some

I've never liked the moment of seeing something beautiful - a sunset, a moose, an elephant - and then raising a camera and trying to capture it for some future moment. That's always struck me as strange.

- Joseph Monninger

Own Lethal

One of the most lethal mistakes a public official can make is raising taxes and not paying your own.

- Josh Mandel

Game Cunningham

We all know how powerful the web can be for raising political money. Well, if you're game, the Duke Cunningham Legal Defense Fund is apparently ready to accept your donation.

- Joshua Micah Marshall

My Life Been

I can't imagine my life without my kids. Raising them has been the greatest joy in my life.

- Josie Bissett

Want Side

Gay and lesbian people, and the children they are raising, wrongfully face discrimination, and I want them to know that I'm on their side.

- Juan Pablo Galavis

Wife Good Wife

A good wife is someone who thinks she has done everything right: raising the kids, being there for the husband, being home, trying to do it all.

- Julianna Margulies

Digital Needs

The government needs to invest in raising digital fluency of its citizenry.

- Julie Sweet

Needs Treated

Well, I say that the most important job you can possibly have is raising a child, and it needs to be treated that way. You have to show them, rather than just talk to them.

- Ben Carson

Always Took

My parents took a fairly liberal approach at raising me, always encouraging me to be creative and free-thinking.

- GRiZ

Still Shared

I believe that raising the status of women in Turkey is a responsibility shared by everyone. It is not only in Turkey; we are still in need of serious support for the role of women in business and society all around the world.

- Guler Sabanci

New Frank

In the early work of Frank Lloyd Wright - and you can also see it with Mies - they make new ground by raising the ground. Frank Lloyd Wright did it so beautifully with the Robie House. The roof becomes almost a new ground.

- Ben van Berkel

Like Sure

There's no recovery on Main Street, I can tell you that for sure. And in a re - in an economy like this, we don't need to be raising anybody's taxes.

- Haley Barbour

Family Play

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass'; 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'

- Harmon Killebrew

Humankind Meant

I didn't know why dessert was invented or what function it was meant to perform. Raising livestock and the harvesting of grains are ancient activities, but when did humankind decide it also needed creme brulee?

- Bill Buford

Generation Which

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.

- Bill Cosby

Love Children

We're not raising children with the love that we need to.

- Bill Cosby

Social Voters

Voters should be assured that I absolutely do not support raising the retirement age for Social Security.

- Bill Flores

Need More

Raising a family is difficult enough. But it's even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don't need more obstacles. They need more opportunities.

- Bill Richardson

Women Standard

You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.

- Billy Sunday

Recycling Mostly

Mostly, I spend my time being a mother to my two children, working in my organic garden, raising masses of sweet peas, being passionately involved in conservation, recycling and solar energy.

- Blythe Danner

Democrats Rates

The Democrats are obsessing about raising tax rates, while the GOP talks about closing loopholes.

- Bob Beauprez

Children Hardest

As a mom I know that raising children is the hardest job there is.

- Hilary Rosen

Children Been

I believed in raising my children as I had been raised.

- Boris Becker

Excellence Through

It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.

- Brad Henry

Love Someone

To be in love with someone and be raising a family with someone and want to make that commitment and not be able to is ludicrous, just ludicrous.

- Brad Pitt

Proud Church

I'm raising my family in The Church, and I'm proud of that.

- Brandon Flowers

Always Knack

I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell.

- Brandon Lee

Need Strategies

Our need for certainty in an endeavor as uncertain as raising children makes explicit 'how-to-parent' strategies both seductive and dangerous.

- Brene Brown

Shame Through

Ironically, parenting is a shame and judgment minefield precisely because most of us are wading through uncertainty and self-doubt when it comes to raising our children.

- Brene Brown

Death Issue

It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue - it is an American issue.

- Brian Baird

Puppy Single

Training a puppy is like raising a child. Every single interaction is a training opportunity.

- Ian Dunbar

Forward Montana

We can push Montana forward and we can do it with out raising taxes.

- Brian Schweitzer

My Life Media

I'm raising a child, and it's public. The media creates these dramas, and that's not what's happening in my life.

- Bridget Moynahan

Worry Very

For the good producer, raising capital is about the last thing to worry about. If you're good, the money comes very easily.

- Irwin Winkler

Children Art

Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science.

- Bruno Bettelheim

Work Other

Raising a daughter is hard work. There's no other way to describe it for me.

- Isaiah Mustafa

Think Generation

We're raising a generation of kids who are being overly praised for incredibly minor accomplishments. I think it's counter-productive.

- J. K. Simmons

Start Bar

Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day.

- Caitlyn Jenner

Parenting Think

If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.

- Jackie Kennedy

New Some

Raising the debt limit on some levels is a ministerial act. It doesn't involve any new spending.

- Jacob Lew

Completion Works

For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer.

- Carol Bellamy

Think Play

I do think being a prissy tomboy helps me in raising a son in general. I wrestle with him, play ball, play in the sandbox with him. As a mom, you get bruises, scrapes on your knee.

- Jaime Pressly

Income Correct

If Republicans are correct that lower rates spur economic growth, then lower rates on all income - made possible in part by raising capital-gains rates - should bolster economic growth across the economy.

- James B. Stewart