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Ann Romney – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Ann Romney

 

As his partner on this amazing journey, I can tell you Mitt Romney was not handed success. He built it.

– Ann Romney


I am the granddaughter of a Welsh coal miner who was determined that his kids get out of the mines. My dad got his first job when he was six years old, in a little village in Wales called Nantyffyllon, cleaning bottles at the Colliers Arms.

– Ann Romney


It’s been quite an experience, being conservative and living in the North East.

– Ann Romney


My faith experience, well, as you can imagine, you need a lot of faith to raise five boys.

– Ann Romney


I think we recognize as Americans there are certain things that are just primary to the freedoms and liberties that we enjoy here and religious freedom is one of the most important things we as Americans cherish.

– Ann Romney


That’s why I like to get out there, and get people to see the other side of Mitt, and know us in a different reflection when you see the family and how funny he is with the boys and with the grandkids. And you know, just what a super guy he is. That’s part of what I am doing, is letting people see the other side of Mitt.

– Ann Romney


I said tonight I wanted to talk to you about love. Look into your hearts. This is our country. This is our future. These are our children and grandchildren. You can trust Mitt.

– Ann Romney


I made a choice to stay home and raise five boys. Believe me, it was hard work.

– Ann Romney


I read somewhere that Mitt and I have a ‘storybook marriage.’ Well, in the storybooks I read, there were never long, long, rainy winter afternoons in a house with five boys screaming at once. And those storybooks never seemed to have chapters called MS or breast cancer.

– Ann Romney


In marriage, it’s always that give and take and rebalancing that we have to do in how we can help each other. But, I have been known at times by my sons, that is the name that they call me-the Mitt stabilizer.

– Ann Romney


Well you know, I think a lot of us in marriage know that you play different roles at different times. And Mitt can get very intense, and I can have the ability to kind of talk him off the rails sometimes and say, ‘Hey let’s look at what is really important and let’s do that now.’

– Ann Romney


It’s the moms of this nation – single, married, widowed – who really hold this country together. We’re the mothers, we’re the wives, we’re the grandmothers, we’re the big sisters, we’re the little sisters, we’re the daughters. You know it’s true, don’t you? You’re the ones who always have to do a little more.

– Ann Romney


We need to respect choices that women make.

– Ann Romney


I love the fact that there are also women out there that don’t have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids. Thank goodness that we value those people too.

– Ann Romney



Craig Ferguson – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Craig Ferguson

 

I think that clearly it has an influence, to be coming of age during the punk rock era, to come from a difficult and sporadically violent background, to have been in and out of such chaos, I think it actually helps. But I don’t know for sure.

– Craig Ferguson


It’s the beauty and curse of doing a daily show. Some days you’ve got nothing to talk about and other days Dick Cheney shoots his lawyer in the face and everyone is happy.

– Craig Ferguson


It’s like, it’s kind of like if you ever had a car and it was a bit of a clunker but you love it, that’s my show. It’s a bit of a clunker but I know where everything is and I like it.

– Craig Ferguson


It’s not that we fly by the seat of our pants. We’re not afraid of failure.

– Craig Ferguson


Why do people do things that they fear? It may be that the fear contains information. Something can be interesting if you get to the other side of that fear.

– Craig Ferguson


I don’t know now if I’m funny. I just keep talking and hope that I hit something that’s funny.

– Craig Ferguson


I’ve started looking at my own father a bit funny. He assures me, though, that I really am the son of a Scottish postman.

– Craig Ferguson


I am reasonably happy. I didn’t find Jesus or anything like that. Part of it is that I just feel that I could go home. I did not feel like that for a long time, but I could go back now.

– Craig Ferguson


I hope what I do has an art to it, and as an artist you have to try new things and keep yourself entertained.

– Craig Ferguson


I realized women and humor were linked very closely.

– Craig Ferguson


I dropped out of high school when I was 16, after I had a huge argument with my English teacher over the meaning of the word ‘existentialism.’

– Craig Ferguson


I think I’m just someone that just tries to get by. I’m kind of – if it was during the Second World War, I’d be a black marketeer, I think.

– Craig Ferguson


If Scotland and America go to war, I’m afraid I’ve already sworn in.

– Craig Ferguson


The wedding took place in Vermont, where they have legalized gay civil unions, and I married a woman.

– Craig Ferguson



Corey Feldman – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Corey Feldman

 

My acting career began at age three and my parents got me into it. I was in a McDonald’s commercial.

– Corey Feldman


Fatherhood is the most amazing thing that could ever have happened in my life.

– Corey Feldman


I’d say that animal rights and environmental issues have always been at the forefront of my mind.

– Corey Feldman


It was a great experience for a kid, because it was a bunch of kids playing on pirate ships and water slides, so looking back on it, it was the fondest experience of my childhood.

– Corey Feldman


I do believe that belief is the most powerful thing we have in this world. So, if we believe in something enough. And we have faith, we can make it a reality. That is basically the basis of my entire career and my entire life.

– Corey Feldman


I literally was famous before I knew my own name.

– Corey Feldman


My discrepancy with children in the industry is that they are made famous before they know who they are as human beings.

– Corey Feldman


It’s funny I actually made poorer decisions when I sobered up then when I was screwed up.

– Corey Feldman


People always want to pin yesterday’s news on you, as opposed to asking you what you’re going to do for the future, what you’re doing today.

– Corey Feldman


Whereas I used to get depressed or neurotic or dwell on things, I see my son’s bright eyes and smile in the morning, and suddenly, I don’t feel like I’m depressed anymore. There’s nothing to be depressed about when you’ve got that.

– Corey Feldman


As a kid, I liked the ‘Halloween’ movies and ‘Nightmare On Elm Street’ and all that kind of stuff. But as an adult, I really don’t watch much horror, to be honest.

– Corey Feldman


I’m a big kid, I’m a kid at heart, so I still love the classic family films, such as the great Warner Bros film ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ – not the remake, but the original. It’s still one of the best movies, hands down, ever made, and of course that goes back to the ingenuity of the characters and the storyline.

– Corey Feldman


I’ve always kind of lived my life to be as much as possible a positive role model for children.

– Corey Feldman


If anything needs to get fixed in society, it’s people’s consumption of other people’s problems.

– Corey Feldman



Chinua Achebe – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Chinua Achebe

 

I don’t care about age very much.

– Chinua Achebe


Art is man’s constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.

– Chinua Achebe


The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience.

– Chinua Achebe


I tell my students, it’s not difficult to identify with somebody like yourself, somebody next door who looks like you. What’s more difficult is to identify with someone you don’t see, who’s very far away, who’s a different color, who eats a different kind of food. When you begin to do that then literature is really performing its wonders.

– Chinua Achebe


In fact, I thought that Christianity was very a good and a very valuable thing for us. But after a while, I began to feel that the story that I was told about this religion wasn’t perhaps completely whole, that something was left out.

– Chinua Achebe


The problem with leaderless uprisings taking over is that you don’t always know what you get at the other end. If you are not careful you could replace a bad government with one much worse!

– Chinua Achebe


Nigeria has had a complicated colonial history. My work has examined that part of our story extensively.

– Chinua Achebe


A functioning, robust democracy requires a healthy educated, participatory followership, and an educated, morally grounded leadership.

– Chinua Achebe


But I liked Yeats! That wild Irishman. I really loved his love of language, his flow. His chaotic ideas seemed to me just the right thing for a poet. Passion! He was always on the right side. He may be wrongheaded, but his heart was always on the right side. He wrote beautiful poetry.

– Chinua Achebe


I’ve had trouble now and again in Nigeria because I have spoken up about the mistreatment of factions in the country because of difference in religion. These are things we should put behind us.

– Chinua Achebe


When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don’t just turn it off one day.

– Chinua Achebe


My parents were early converts to Christianity in my part of Nigeria. They were not just converts my father was an evangelist, a religious teacher. He and my mother traveled for thirty-five years to different parts of Igboland, spreading the gospel.

– Chinua Achebe


People say that if you find water rising up to your ankle, that’s the time to do something about it, not when it’s around your neck.

– Chinua Achebe


When the British came to Ibo land, for instance, at the beginning of the 20th century, and defeated the men in pitched battles in different places, and set up their administrations, the men surrendered. And it was the women who led the first revolt.

– Chinua Achebe



Anthony Trollope – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Anthony Trollope

 

A fellow oughtn’t to let his family property go to pieces.

– Anthony Trollope


I never knew a government yet that wanted to do anything.

– Anthony Trollope


As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.

– Anthony Trollope


There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel.

– Anthony Trollope


They who do not understand that a man may be brought to hope that which of all things is the most grievous to him, have not observed with sufficient closeness the perversity of the human mind.

– Anthony Trollope


There is no royal road to learning no short cut to the acquirement of any art.

– Anthony Trollope


A man’s love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.

– Anthony Trollope


Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth.

– Anthony Trollope


What is there that money will not do?

– Anthony Trollope


When it comes to money nobody should give up anything.

– Anthony Trollope


In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise.

– Anthony Trollope


Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.

– Anthony Trollope


Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.

– Anthony Trollope


It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution.

– Anthony Trollope



Anthony J. D’Angelo – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Anthony J. D’Angelo

 

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Don’t fear change – embrace it.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


The only real failure in life is one not learned from.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Run to meet the future or it’s going to run you down.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Never stop learning knowledge doubles every fourteen months.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.

– Anthony J. D’Angelo



Arthur C. Clarke – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Arthur C. Clarke

 

This is the first age that’s ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.

– Arthur C. Clarke


Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.

– Arthur C. Clarke


The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.

– Arthur C. Clarke


Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.

– Arthur C. Clarke


I don’t believe in God but I’m very interested in her.

– Arthur C. Clarke


The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.

– Arthur C. Clarke


It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

– Arthur C. Clarke


Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.

– Arthur C. Clarke


It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.

– Arthur C. Clarke


I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn’t want to give up power.

– Arthur C. Clarke


If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

– Arthur C. Clarke


Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.

– Arthur C. Clarke


Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.

– Arthur C. Clarke


Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

– Arthur C. Clarke



Billie Jean King – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Billie Jean King

 

When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.

– Billie Jean King


In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar. In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar.

– Billie Jean King


Men can have a huge turnover of sponsorship and still survive a lot better than the women. But the women’s ratings are better, at least at home in the United States than in the men’s tennis.

– Billie Jean King


I think it’s impossible to judge whether another person should come out. You just hope they will on their own time and their own terms.

– Billie Jean King


If your partner wants to be private, you have to respect that.

– Billie Jean King


Women get the attention when we get into the men’s arena, and that’s sad.

– Billie Jean King


Sports are a microcosm of society.

– Billie Jean King


Champions keep playing until they get it right.

– Billie Jean King


I wanted to use sports for social change.

– Billie Jean King


In the seventies we had to make it acceptable for people to accept girls and women as athletes. We had to make it okay for them to be active. Those were much scarier times for females in sports.

– Billie Jean King


Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.

– Billie Jean King


Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.

– Billie Jean King


There is no life for girls in team sports past Little League. I got into tennis when I realized this, and because I thought golf would be too slow for me, and I was too scared to swim.

– Billie Jean King


Women’s sports is still in its infancy. The beginning of women’s sports in the United States started in 1972, with the passage of Title 9 for girls to finally get athletic scholarships.

– Billie Jean King



Bob Hope – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Bob Hope

 

I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.

– Bob Hope


Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.

– Bob Hope


You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

– Bob Hope


If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

– Bob Hope


A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live.

– Bob Hope


I love to go to Washington – if only to be near my money.

– Bob Hope


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I’ll do it.

– Bob Hope


When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things – not the great occasions – that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.

– Bob Hope


A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?

– Bob Hope


People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

– Bob Hope


A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.

– Bob Hope


I have too much money invested in sweaters.

– Bob Hope


The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast.

– Bob Hope


If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.

– Bob Hope



Britney Spears – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Britney Spears

 

I’m not at the point where I’d feel safe in a house alone. I would be really scared. I’m the kind of person that when I get up to go use the bathroom I have this big long hallway, and I just know someone’s going to jump out and get me.

– Britney Spears


I love Jessica Simpson. I love her voice. She’s amazing.

– Britney Spears


I’m so happy to be able to give kids the opportunity to learn about amazing world of dance and music that I’ve have been lucky enough to make such a big part of my own life.

– Britney Spears


With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt because love is an amazing feeling.

– Britney Spears


I still have a lot to learn – about the business, about music, and about myself. Its exciting.

– Britney Spears


I don’t allow anybody to change me. I still walk outta my house in rollers and I take walks. I do not care what people think.

– Britney Spears


I used to be a cool chick but I’m not anymore.

– Britney Spears


Justin Timberlake is everything, and what more could you want in a person? He’s funny. He’s cute. He’s great. He just understands. I get him and he gets me, and that’s cool.

– Britney Spears


The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.

– Britney Spears


I don’t understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I’m interested in someone, and I don’t want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I’m not interested in that person.

– Britney Spears


I find it so funny that people find me so interesting.

– Britney Spears


I’m more straightforward, and I speak up more than I did before. When I was younger, I wouldn’t speak up as much, but now that I’m a mom, things have changed.

– Britney Spears


Sundance is weird. The movies are weird – you actually have to think about them when you watch them.

– Britney Spears


I remember I read this harsh review about my show, and one of my friends told me that this was the exact same stuff people said about Madonna. And it’s like, she didn’t care. Madonna just came out and was herself. I respect that a lot.

– Britney Spears



Charles Kettering – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Charles Kettering

 

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

– Charles Kettering


The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.

– Charles Kettering


An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.

– Charles Kettering


It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.

– Charles Kettering


We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.

– Charles Kettering


I object to people running down the future. I am going to live all the rest of my life there.

– Charles Kettering


My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.

– Charles Kettering


Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

– Charles Kettering


We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.

– Charles Kettering


The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer.

– Charles Kettering


A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.

– Charles Kettering


People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.

– Charles Kettering


One fails forward toward success.

– Charles Kettering


The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.

– Charles Kettering



Alexander Payne – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Alexander Payne

 

You just never know when you’re living in a golden age.

– Alexander Payne


I get asked, ‘How can you have such failures in your films?’ Well, what else is life about? There’s some sense of constant failure in something. Humor gives you a distance from it.

– Alexander Payne


Anytime you cast a movie and you need someone famous in the lead part, you’re a prisoner of whoever happens to be famous in the six-month window in which you’re trying to get a film financed.

– Alexander Payne


The biggest fear I have is to die with regrets, and of course that will come true.

– Alexander Payne


Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it’s up to us to try to change it… I feel like a preacher! But it’s really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally.

– Alexander Payne


Joe E. Lewis said, ‘Money doesn’t buy happiness but it calms the nerves.’ And that is how I feel about a film being well-received.

– Alexander Payne


I don’t feel despair because I am able to make the films I want to make, and that gives me hope.

– Alexander Payne


Each one of my movies becomes easier to get off the ground.

– Alexander Payne


Even if we die at 100, we’re still dying young. I want at least 700 years. There’s a lot of travelling and books to read and movies to see. I’m not going to squeeze it all in in 85 years.

– Alexander Payne


I guess maybe I try to make movies that are closer to real life than are many Hollywood movies. But I still try to stay within a commercial narrative, a contemporary American vernacular.

– Alexander Payne


I mean, look, I love movies, not just the ones I make… In fact, I don’t like the movies I make very much.

– Alexander Payne


The novel succeeds on terms exclusive to literature. A good film succeeds on terms exclusive to the cinema. That’s why so many bad novels can become good movies, like ‘Jaws’ or ‘The Godfather.’

– Alexander Payne


When you’re a houseguest and you leave, it’s nice to straighten something up or send your hosts a useful gift. And when you leave the planet, it’s nice to have made a positive contribution.

– Alexander Payne


Marketing has supplanted story as the primary force behind the worthiness of making a film, and that’s a very sad thing. It’s film only as a function of consumerism rather than as an important component of our culture, and that’s everywhere around the world.

– Alexander Payne



Alice Cooper – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Alice Cooper

 

My fastest time in high school was a 4:29 mile. I think cross-country has something to do with my longevity in my business. When you’re in an eight-mile race, you never give up.

– Alice Cooper


They should invent some way to tape-record your dreams. I’ve written songs in my dreams that were Beatles songs. Then I’d wake up and they’d be gone.

– Alice Cooper


We got on his label, and the Bizarre organization is just going up and up. So we have faith.

– Alice Cooper


If it’s total freedom, I guess the ultimate thing you can go into is total silence between the audience and performer, with the performer projecting something he doesn’t even have to play.

– Alice Cooper


When you believe in God, you’ve got to believe in the all-powerful God. He’s not just God, He’s the all-powerful God and He has total control over everyone’s life. The Devil, on the other hand, is a real character that’s trying his hardest to tear your life apart.

– Alice Cooper


Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player.

– Alice Cooper


They pick all of us out, and then they decide, they computerize, decide if they like it or don’t like it, and then they go home, and then they come back again because they’re not sure what they saw.

– Alice Cooper


The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.

– Alice Cooper


Why be boring? Have some fun. Rock shows should be like movies: I don’t go to a movie hoping it’ll change my life.

– Alice Cooper


City people live the city. We live in L.A., New York, we live in places where it’s chaotic and you never know what’s gonna happen. And that’s the music – you never know what’s gonna happen.

– Alice Cooper


The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.

– Alice Cooper


I have never made fun of religion. Religion is something I don’t even want to mess with, because I am really afraid of the clouds opening up and my being struck by lightning.

– Alice Cooper


I’m very romantic, I’m extremely romantic. I date my wife.

– Alice Cooper


You just let your lower self go, and then it takes on all these aspects of the society – the city with horns blowing, the people yelling things at each other, and the all-in-all violence and chaos of the city. Put that on stage with music, and that’s what this is.

– Alice Cooper



Alvin Toffler – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Alvin Toffler

 

My wife and I, unlike many intellectuals, spent five years working on assembly lines. We came to fully understand the criticisms of the industrial age, in which you are an appendage of a machine that sets the pace.

– Alvin Toffler


To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.

– Alvin Toffler


Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life.

– Alvin Toffler


Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.

– Alvin Toffler


Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.

– Alvin Toffler


The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I’m talking about an organic computer – about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.

– Alvin Toffler


The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.

– Alvin Toffler


You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.

– Alvin Toffler


Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.

– Alvin Toffler


Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.

– Alvin Toffler


One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition.

– Alvin Toffler


Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.

– Alvin Toffler


Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible.

– Alvin Toffler


The great growling engine of change – technology.

– Alvin Toffler



Andrea Dworkin – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Andrea Dworkin

 

A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.

– Andrea Dworkin


As long as there is rape… there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in.

– Andrea Dworkin


Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not.

– Andrea Dworkin


Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.

– Andrea Dworkin


Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use.

– Andrea Dworkin


Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership.

– Andrea Dworkin


Men know everything – all of them – all the time – no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are.

– Andrea Dworkin


Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice.

– Andrea Dworkin


Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.

– Andrea Dworkin


Childbearing is glorified in part because women die from it.

– Andrea Dworkin


Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny it is the political defense of women hating.

– Andrea Dworkin


The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it.

– Andrea Dworkin


While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact.

– Andrea Dworkin


You think intercourse is a private act it’s not, it’s a social act. Men are sexually predatory in life and women are sexually manipulative. When two individuals come together and leave their gender outside the bedroom door, then they make love.

– Andrea Dworkin



Andrew Shue – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Andrew Shue

 

Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone.

– Andrew Shue


I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives.

– Andrew Shue


When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important.

– Andrew Shue


When you have a tough loss, go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change, but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am.

– Andrew Shue


If you can get a teen leader in each sector of a student population, you can pull people in. Everybody wants to get involved, but most are too afraid. When they see a person they think is cool leading it, they’re first to join.

– Andrew Shue


Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that’s it. You’re going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that’s deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.

– Andrew Shue


There are 80 million moms in the United States. Forty million stay at home with their children.

– Andrew Shue


With my new venture, Club Mom, we want to empower moms to feel their value and also build their collective power to make their lives better and easier. We want to bring them together as a community to share experiences and information.

– Andrew Shue


The biggest lesson from Africa was that life’s joys come mostly from relationships and friendships, not from material things. I saw time and again how much fun Africans had with their families and friends and on the sports fields they laughed all the time.

– Andrew Shue


Winning isn’t everything, but playing and competing and striving and going through things can be a lot of fun and really important. As long as you’re doing it in a way that’s healthy, sports can be an incredible opportunity.

– Andrew Shue


Unfortunately, there are so many people who live their whole life in a place that is safe and protected and simple and they don’t really have that strength inside to fly.

– Andrew Shue


I was on Oprah’s show recently talking about the people who impacted me the most. One was a teacher and one was my soccer coach. I didn’t even go into my family, who had the most influence.

– Andrew Shue


I’d never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math.

– Andrew Shue


The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said, once you’re a teenager you’ve probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you’re going to.

– Andrew Shue



Albert Ellis – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Albert Ellis

 

I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public.

– Albert Ellis


The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

– Albert Ellis


The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

– Albert Ellis


People got insights into what was bothering them, but they hardly did a damn thing to change.

– Albert Ellis


We teach people that they upset themselves. We can’t change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today.

– Albert Ellis


People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they’d much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection.

– Albert Ellis


I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.

– Albert Ellis


I hope to die in the saddle seat.

– Albert Ellis


Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human.

– Albert Ellis


There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.

– Albert Ellis


For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.

– Albert Ellis


As a result of my philosophy, I wasn’t even upset about Hitler. I was willing to go to war to knock him off, but I didn’t hate him. I hated what he was doing.

– Albert Ellis


If something is irrational, that means it won’t work. It’s usually unrealistic.

– Albert Ellis


I’m very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it – going around the world, teaching the gospel according to St. Albert.

– Albert Ellis



Condoleezza Rice – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Condoleezza Rice

 

The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity – and an obligation – to help them turn this desire into reality.

– Condoleezza Rice


The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer – we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them – we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom.

– Condoleezza Rice


The essence of America – that which really unites us – is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion – it is an idea – and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.

– Condoleezza Rice


After all, when the world looks to America, they look to us because we are the most successful political and economic experiment in human history.

– Condoleezza Rice


We’ve been a country that’s been fortunate to be protected by two oceans, to not have serious attacks on our territory for most of our history. And we were unfortunately reminded in a very devastating way of our vulnerability.

– Condoleezza Rice


We know that there are unaccounted-for Scud and other ballistic missiles in Iraq. And part of the problem is that, since 1998, there has been no way to even get minimal information about those programs except through intelligence means.

– Condoleezza Rice


I talked about the need for American leadership, I talked about the importance of the United States to a more peaceful world, a world that has been quite turbulent in recent years, and needs a strong American anchor.

– Condoleezza Rice


We needed to go back on the offense and offer clear leadership on Iraq.

– Condoleezza Rice


My mom was a teacher – I have the greatest respect for the profession – we need great teachers – not poor or mediocre ones.

– Condoleezza Rice


It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted.

– Condoleezza Rice


Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come – and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance.

– Condoleezza Rice


I didn’t run for student council president. I don’t see myself in any way in elected office. I love policy. I’m not particularly fond of politics.

– Condoleezza Rice


But the truth of the matter is, we’re an open society, we want to remain an open society, and there will continue to be vulnerability. That’s why we have to meet the threats when they are not yet taking place on our territory and on our soil.

– Condoleezza Rice


We’re in a new world. We’re in a world in which the possibility of terrorism, married up with technology, could make us very, very sorry that we didn’t act.

– Condoleezza Rice


We are at war, and our security as a nation depends on winning that war.

– Condoleezza Rice



Christy Turlington – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Christy Turlington

 

I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone – when the time was right for me.

– Christy Turlington


People always think that if you eat anything as a model, it’s amazing. I used to tease them and say, you know I’m going to throw up afterwards.

– Christy Turlington


The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation, or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself.

– Christy Turlington


I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within.

– Christy Turlington


When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out.

– Christy Turlington


It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death.

– Christy Turlington


Most of us harbour a significant amount of subconscious fear about death, and act out of this fear in our daily lives.

– Christy Turlington


Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.

– Christy Turlington


It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is.

– Christy Turlington


I don’t think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people.

– Christy Turlington


Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements.

– Christy Turlington


Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking. A child is more likely to smoke when they have been raised in the environment of a smoker.

– Christy Turlington


A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.

– Christy Turlington


So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.

– Christy Turlington


Yoga is not a religion to me.

– Christy Turlington



Christian Nestell Bovee – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Christian Nestell Bovee

 

There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another’s wit.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong he has a thousand who has overcome it.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


When all else is lost, the future still remains.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Tears are nature’s lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Fame – a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.

– Christian Nestell Bovee