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Andres Segovia – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Andres Segovia

 

Among God’s creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man.

– Andres Segovia


Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.

– Andres Segovia


The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly… music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees.

– Andres Segovia



Ali Larter – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Ali Larter

 

But to sustain a marriage for 50 years, you have to get real a little bit and find someone who is understanding and who you can grow with. My mom always says, ‘Marry the man who loves you a millimeter more.’

– Ali Larter


I was brought up to believe that there is no such thing as failure as long as I’m trying my best. So I’ve had a ‘blood, guts and glory’ approach through my whole life.

– Ali Larter


I work on a TV show I love, I have the opportunity to do movies with actors I respect, and I’m in love with the man I want to spend the rest of my life with, who pushes me and excites me.

– Ali Larter



Alexander Ludwig – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Alexander Ludwig

 

Everyone in Hollywood wanted a role in this movie. Everyone wanted to have a part in it. I feel so lucky that I got one, but what I find so cool about ‘Hunger Games’ is that the real star is the story itself.

– Alexander Ludwig


When I first started acting I was about nine years old. I had never been to audition in my life and my agent sent me out. It was just a commercial for ‘Harry Potter.’ That was the first thing I ever went out for and I got the ‘Harry Potter’ commercial which was really cool, but I didn’t play Harry Potter.

– Alexander Ludwig


My heart lies in music and acting, however, my inspiration comes from adrenaline rush I get from sports… and life.

– Alexander Ludwig


My favorite travel pastime is writing music, either with my guitar or on my computer.

– Alexander Ludwig


My ideal travel companions are my surfboard, wetsuit, and guitar.

– Alexander Ludwig



Connie Stevens – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Connie Stevens

 

I was a single mom that raised two bright, beautiful, and compassionate girls.

– Connie Stevens


Pet me, touch me, love me, that’s what I get when I perform. That’s when I’m really getting what I want.

– Connie Stevens


I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the ’60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.

– Connie Stevens


Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.

– Connie Stevens



Alberto Fujimori – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Alberto Fujimori

 

I want to assure your excellency that I am occupying myself permanently and jointly with my team to achieve a solution as soon as possible to this crisis, the principal objective being the safeguarding of the health and life of those who are inside.

– Alberto Fujimori


I have strongly rejected the proposal to pardon and transfer her to the United States. I do not have the legal power to pardon terrorists and even if I did, I would not use it.

– Alberto Fujimori


One of the mistakes I made was placing too much trust in Montesinos.

– Alberto Fujimori



Craig Johnston – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Craig Johnston

 

I’ve always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars. Always pulled them apart – couldn’t put ’em back, but always extremely interested in how things work.

– Craig Johnston


So for a year I spent all my time hiding from Jack Charlton in the car park practising my skills.

– Craig Johnston


So I did in fact spend two and a half years in the Middlesbrough car park practising skills. But if you spend four or five or six hours a day practising, you get better.

– Craig Johnston



Aleksander Kwasniewski – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Aleksander Kwasniewski

 

We have become aware of the responsibility for our attitude towards the dark pages in our history. We have understood that bad service is done to the nation by those who are impelling to renounce that past.

– Aleksander Kwasniewski


And we want to develop our strategy to partnership and friendship with the United States, which is connected with a very rich history but what is very important for our future.

– Aleksander Kwasniewski


Technology should be an important ingredient. It may be and should be a tool for social development.

– Aleksander Kwasniewski



Anita Hill – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Anita Hill

 

During this period at the Department of Education, my working relationship with Judge Thomas was positive.

– Anita Hill


I’m not sure I can say there is a clean line between me as an individual and me as a lawyer.

– Anita Hill


One of the things I was taught in law school is that I’d never be able to think the same again – that being a lawyer is something that’s part of who I am as an individual now.

– Anita Hill


The real problem is that the way that power is given out in our society pits us against each other.

– Anita Hill



Chaske Spencer – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Chaske Spencer

 

It’s just amazing to do something that’s part of a pop culture phenomenon.

– Chaske Spencer


I remember my dad, who coached football, would buy some of his players football shoes when they couldn’t afford it.

– Chaske Spencer


I have my own production company called Urban Dreams.

– Chaske Spencer


I think people should look at learning about Native American history the same as visiting Washington, D.C., and seeing the monuments there. It’s all part of the package.

– Chaske Spencer


There was a point – when I was a kid – where I said I wanted to be like Luke Skywalker, with blond hair and blue eyes. My mom right there told me to never be ashamed of who I am.

– Chaske Spencer



Craig Roberts – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Craig Roberts

 

I’d love to pop back into ‘Being Human’ as Adam. I love the character so much. I’ve never really played a character like that. I’m always playing the geek, so to play a kid who is very energetic when he wants to be, and who is always trying to get the girls, was really cool.

– Craig Roberts


I’m getting a lot of stick because my character in ‘Young Dracula’ wanted to be vampire, so now that I am a vampire, everyone’s like, ‘You finally did it!’ But it’s cool and I loved doing ‘Young Dracula.’ That show’s finished and I don’t know why it ended, so it was brilliant to go into ‘Being Human,’ which is like the adult version of it.

– Craig Roberts


I’ve done four other films since ‘Submarine,’ so that’s quite cool. It’s just good to have people respect your work I’ve never had that before. Yeah, my life has changed crazy. I’m a kid from a small town in south Wales, I play my Xbox usually and all that sort of stuff, and it’s a whole new world.

– Craig Roberts


The ‘Being Human’ people were really cool and let me improvise. They had such a good working atmosphere. It was a cool set-up and a really good environment to be in.

– Craig Roberts


You have to promote yourself you have to have this smile on your face all the time and be this nice guy – which I am!

– Craig Roberts



August Strindberg – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by August Strindberg

 

I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.

– August Strindberg


That is the thankless position of the father in the family – the provider for all, and the enemy of all.

– August Strindberg


Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.

– August Strindberg


Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.

– August Strindberg


People who keep dogs are cowards who haven’t got the guts to bite people themselves.

– August Strindberg



Alice Paul – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Alice Paul

 

I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.

– Alice Paul


Food simply isn’t important to me.

– Alice Paul


This world crisis came about without women having anything to do with it. If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.

– Alice Paul



Bobby Knight – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Bobby Knight

 

People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.

– Bobby Knight


And I would be the first to admit that probably, in a lot of press conferences over the time that I have been in coaching, indulging my own sense of humor at press conferences has not been greatly to my benefit.

– Bobby Knight


I don’t have to wait until the next morning to regret something I did that was kinda dumb.

– Bobby Knight


The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.

– Bobby Knight


You don’t play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.

– Bobby Knight


I’m an unemployed teacher right now and I’m looking for a place to teach.

– Bobby Knight


When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!

– Bobby Knight



Carl Rogers – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Carl Rogers

 

The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.

– Carl Rogers


In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?

– Carl Rogers


The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

– Carl Rogers


The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

– Carl Rogers


In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.

– Carl Rogers


The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.

– Carl Rogers


I believe that the testing of the student’s achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.

– Carl Rogers



Alva Myrdal – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Alva Myrdal

 

The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing.

– Alva Myrdal


All mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons can only serve to destroy, never become beneficial.

– Alva Myrdal


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



Anna Kournikova – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Anna Kournikova

 

At this year’s Open, I’ll have five boyfriends.

– Anna Kournikova


I have a lot of boyfriends, I want you to write that. Every country I visit, I have a different boyfriend. And I kiss them all.

– Anna Kournikova


I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.

– Anna Kournikova



Cobi Jones – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Cobi Jones

 

I’ve been through the process qualifying for the World Cup, which is an amazing, two-year process. It was an honor to represent the U.S. and to represent the city of Los Angeles and California.

– Cobi Jones


Overall, I think I’m in pretty good shape, but I’m not really someone that is gung-ho or a fitness fanatic.

– Cobi Jones


I am excited to bring my deep knowledge, passion and expertise of soccer in this country to The New York Cosmos. They truly represent where this sport is headed on a national and international level, and I want to make history with them.

– Cobi Jones


As a player, I was fortunate to work with coaching and medical staffs that underscored the importance of utilizing injury prevention exercises, which contributed to my healthy and long playing career.

– Cobi Jones


I am both honored and blessed to have had such a wonderful career with the L.A. Galaxy and I am thankful for everything the club, the fans and the community has done for me and my family.

– Cobi Jones



Addison Mizner – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Addison Mizner

 

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.

– Addison Mizner


Where there is a will there is a lawsuit.

– Addison Mizner


God gives us relatives thank God, we can choose our friends.

– Addison Mizner



Adam Clarke – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Adam Clarke

 

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.

– Adam Clarke


Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ will ever be productive of good works for this faith worketh by love, as the apostle says, and love to God always produces obedience to his holy laws.

– Adam Clarke


Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect.

– Adam Clarke


To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence.

– Adam Clarke



Art Buchwald – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Art Buchwald

 

Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.

– Art Buchwald


This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday… I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn’t let me – Homeland Security.

– Art Buchwald


You can’t make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you’re doing is recording it.

– Art Buchwald