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 : 375
Grow Through

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.

- A. C. Benson

Find Cambridge

I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word.

- A. E. Housman

Will Still

I would still describe China as a vast, invigorating puzzle that will never make sense to my western upbringing.

- Abigail Washburn

Will Makes

There are many things that keep me from getting married. But there will be a time when marriage makes sense to me.

- Adam Levine

Imposed Felt

My parents told us how they felt but never imposed their beliefs on us, although I appreciate I got a healthy sense of democracy from them.

- Ahmet Zappa

Sky Cold

There is extraordinary similarities between the Midwest in America and Europe in that there is this sense of vast, open sky and loneliness and cold.

- Ajay Naidu

Religious Formal

I'm not religious in any formal sense, not in any God sense.

- Al Purdy

Patriot Truest

I'm a patriot in the truest sense of the word.

- Al Sharpton

Sometimes Again

In the midst of the sense of tragedy or loss, sometimes laughter is not only healing, it's a way of experiencing the person that you've lost again.

- Alan Alda

Real Real Sense

We live in a time where there's an alienation factor. There's a certain disconnection. We don't have any real sense of community anymore.

- Alan Ball

More Must

If you sense there must be more, there is more.

- Alan Cohen

Director Longs

One longs for a director with a sense of imagination.

- Alan Rickman

Feel Confronting

The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens.

- Alan Watts

Change Feel

When you put on music, just feel it; it's a different sense. I walk around with music in, and it can just change my world in seconds.

- Albert Hammond, Jr.

Mom Get

You really get your sense of women, to begin with, from your mom.

- Albert Hammond, Jr.

Method Specialized

Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.

- Alexis Carrel

Want Stifle

The Internet is too transformative for incumbents to not want to try to stifle or curb it - incumbents in the sense of multinational corporations, governments, take your pick.

- Alexis Ohanian

Genius Common

Common sense is genius in homespun.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Medical Degradation

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.

- Alice James


I suppose one has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.

- Alice James

Suffering Collective

I have a collective sense of suffering.

- Alice Walker

Bad Had

You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment!

- Aly Raisman

London Incredible

I have an incredible sense of direction, but London is confusing. It's a circle, but then it stops being a circle.

- Amber Valletta

Dreams Again

Our dreams drench us in sense, and sense steeps us again in dreams.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Political Will

To me, a public servant should have both the grounding and the compassion to carry the common sense and good will of his or her neighbors into the political arena.

- Amy Klobuchar


There really is a sense of internationalism in the heartland.

- Amy Klobuchar

Loss Cannot

I cannot write if there is a sense of plenitude. I have to hypothesize that there is a loss.

- Andre Aciman

Sense Of Humor Very

In my experience, if people don't have a sense of humor, they are usually not very good scientists, either.

- Andre Geim

Reading About

It's not all the time, but you get a sense when you're reading something that it's no longer about boxing or the performance. It's personal.

- Andre Ward

Singing Feel

Singing provides a true sense of lightheartedness. If I sing when I am alone, I feel wonderful. It's freedom.

- Andrea Bocelli

Country Will

Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they'll forget the Simpson trial.

- Andrew Cohen

Irony Having

Americans are not renowned for having a sense of irony.

- Andrew Dominik

Humour Apparently

Apparently, I have a totally different sense of humour.

- Andrew Eldritch

Existence Literary

Every literary culture has among its first bearings the 'blether' of animals who seek to make sense of human existence.

- Andrew O'Hagan

Humour Image

Contrary to my image, I do have a sense of humour.

- Andy Murray

Give Them

Everything I do, I hope, is that I represent something, and I represent the right things to my children and give them the right sense of what they're capable of and the world as it should be seen.

- Angelina Jolie

Started Had

I had no fashion sense when I started out.

- Anita Hassanandani Reddy

Feel Will

If you can't send your daughter to school when you know it will help her, you feel a sense of failure, and you feel that failure deeply.

- Ann Cotton

Historians Period

'The Tudors' was ground-breaking in the sense that it did ruffle the feathers of classical historians and alter the way people did period drama at the time.

- Annabelle Wallis

Anybody Feels

Anybody who has children and children who are well feels a sense of responsibility towards parents and kids and families that are struggling and that aren't well.

- Annette Bening

Humor Great Sense

I've got a great sense of humor.

- Anthony Hopkins

Caring No Sense

Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.

- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Makes Led

We Americans have a sense of ourselves as a moral people. We have led the way in the fight for human rights in the world. Mistreating prisoners makes the world see our moral claims as hypocrisy.

- Anthony Lewis

Right Riches

The quest for riches darkens the sense of right and wrong.

- Antiphanes

Which Palpable

One of my favorite vampire movies is 'Nosferatu,' which has a palpable sense of dread that's a pre-war dread.

- Anton Yelchin

My Life Inhibition

I don't have any sense of inhibition, so I'm able to lead my life with a lot of honesty.

- Anushka Sharma

Good Good Sense

I have a good sense of direction.

- Anwar Robinson

Honor Cradle

It's a terrific honor. To be associated with the number of people who represent the Cradle of Coaches, it's sort of unreal in a sense.

- Ara Parseghian

Need Deficits

The tea party movement and its passion arose in response to trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see and out of a sense that Washington is in need of dire fiscal reform.

- Ari Fleischer

Clear Willingness

The power of a person derives not from the office he occupies but from a clear sense of direction and aspiration and from a willingness to struggle for his ways and beliefs.

- Ariel Sharon

Matter Which

A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.

- Aristotle

Important Wanted

I really have this sense that time is passing, and it's important to do what you have wanted to do.

- Arlie Russell Hochschild

Still Certain Way

Passion and standing up for things can help create a sense of unity. But you still have to act a certain way.

- Arthur Blank

Diamonds Wear

I have a Rolex, but no diamonds. Rappers wear diamonds to compensate for a lack of fashion sense. I don't even have pierced ears - I'm not into that; it's too much.

- ASAP Rocky

Often Common

Common sense is often underrated.

- Ashlan Gorse Cousteau


It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.

- Charles Churchill

Common Sense Them

Common sense says that chairs and tables exist independently of whether anyone happens to perceive them or not.

- Charles D. Broad

Trust Give

Democracy demands trust. It demands that sense of mutual understanding. And - it's a two way street. You've got to give - as much as you take.

- Charles Kennedy

More Affects

Awards can't be what's important in your life. Because that only affects you in a sense. Life is so much more than that: It's your family and your friends and that sort of thing.

- Charlyne Yi

Financial Deny

At the end of the day, it not only doesn't make logical sense to deny licenses to undocumented immigrants, it doesn't make financial sense.

- Cheech Marin

Next Forecasting

And this is one way to do technology forecasting; get a sense of where technology is, and then anticipate the next upturn.

- Chris Anderson

Like Needs

Someone needs to talk sense to the president. But these people are not world travelers. This president, much as I like him, had all the opportunities in the world.

- Chris Matthews

Patriotism No Sense

I have no sense of patriotism, but I do have a sense of community.

- Chrissie Hynde

Took Great Sense

When you take something apart, you get a great sense of what it took to originally put it together.

- Christian Marclay

Art Come

Art does imitate life, it has to come from somewhere. To put boundaries and limitations on it doesn't make a lot of sense to me.

- Christian Slater

Island Special

Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island.

- Christopher Atkins

Long British

There's a melancholy sense of things lost in the shabbier British seaside towns; of comfortable failure and better times long gone.

- Christopher Fowler

Enlightenment Come

The left has come to regard common sense - the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community - as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment.

- Christopher Lasch

Humor Some

Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.

- Christopher Morley

Humor Sense Of Humor

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.

- Clifton Fadiman

King Dedicated

I'm not a dedicated writer in the sense of Stephen King.

- Clive Cussler

Country Other

We have a presidential candidate who's deleted emails and done things illegally and is a presidential candidate. That doesn't make sense to me, because if that was any other person, you'd be in prison. So what is this country really standing for?

- Colin Kaepernick

Emotional Some

The job of the writer is to look at where he is now and make some sort of emotional sense of it, not only for that moment but for years to come.

- Colum McCann

Nostalgic Had

We had a much deeper sense of community in '67 than we do in '97. This is important to say that not in a nostalgic way because it's not as if '67 was a time when things were so good.

- Cornel West

Need Telling

It really just gives you a sense of when you need to have dialogue and when you don't, and if your pictures are telling the story, you don't need to have all this talking.

- Craig McCracken

Political Crisis

The eyes of the world are fixed on the U.S. to see if we have the political courage and moral sense to solve our debt crisis.

- Dan Coats

Childhood Always

I've always reverted to a sense of childhood, just in everyday life.

- Daniel Craig

Pretty Solid

Success turns a lot of people off. I have a pretty solid sense of joy and respect that irritates people, and can irritate me, too.

- Dave Matthews

Overcome Aircraft

It does not make sense that we are allowing known potential weapons, not unlike those the 9-11 hijackers used to overcome the crews of four airplanes, to be taken aboard passenger aircraft.

- Dave Reichert

Faith Larger

Faith helps many people make sense of the world around them. Faith gives them a spiritual connection to something larger.

- David Harsanyi

Will Author

Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement.

- Dean Koontz

Change Like

I like to change people's sense of what's possible.

- Jim Yong Kim

Good Need

If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don't need an analyst.

- Joan Crawford

Living Year

Besides, it doesn't make any sense to have these characters living in the year 3000 when all their points of reference are from the pop culture of the 80's and the 90's.

- Joel Hodgson

Someone TV

People can sense when someone is fake or real on TV.

- Joey Fatone

Strong Very

I got a very strong sense from my mother, in particular, that we are all equal in the sight of God.

- Johann Lamont

Sound Organs

The sense organs experience the external light, sound, etc. with difficulty; the different sense organs only have a so-called specific receptivity for particular stimuli.

- Johannes P. Muller

Feel Exile

I do not feel an exile from America in any sense.

- John C. Hawkes

Why Many

In a world where a lot of people's sense of self is dominated by how many people are following their Twitter feed, what does fame really do, and why is it important?

- John Carroll Lynch

Relatives About

I have written about the women around me. My ancestors, my relatives, lovers. It was a way of trying to make it all make sense.

- John Edgar Wideman

Memory Been

What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence, in the sense of fear of specific weapons, so much as it's been memory. The memory of what happened at Hiroshima.

- John Hersey

Talk Metaphor

When I can't talk sense, I talk metaphor.

- John Philpot Curran

Sometimes Stories

I do sometimes watch 'Dr. Who' and while the stories barely make sense, if at all, the doctor is such great company I don't care.

- John Shirley

Nothing Makes

Nothing makes logical sense in this industry.

- Jon Cryer

Software Industry

I'm a victim of Developaralysis: the crippling sense that the software industry is evolving so fast that no one person can possibly keep up.

- Jon Evans

Product Going

We're not going to scramble to make Chinese movies that we don't believe in; we're not going to make co-productions that we don't believe in, and we're not going to try to jam product into China that doesn't make sense.

- Jon Feltheimer

Feel Grounds

Being in a relationship grounds you. You feel a sense of home.

- Jonathan Knight

Dead Sixth Sense

Little Haley Joel Osment in 'The Sixth Sense' can see dead people. Well, I can see racist people.

- Jordan Peele

Compact Whatnot

Prison is, indeed, a translation of your metaphysics, ethics, sense of history and whatnot into the compact terms of your daily deportment.

- Joseph Brodsky

Terrible Really

I have a really terrible sense of direction.

- Joseph Gordon-Levitt