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Brendan Francis – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Brendan Francis

 

The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?

– Brendan Francis


Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.

– Brendan Francis


A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.

– Brendan Francis


Inspirations never go in for long engagements they demand immediate marriage to action.

– Brendan Francis



Burt Rutan – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Burt Rutan

 

We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration.

– Burt Rutan


Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.

– Burt Rutan


We’ll go back to the moon by not learning anything new.

– Burt Rutan



Booboo Stewart – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Booboo Stewart

 

I love ‘Goodfellas’ because it’s a great movie – it’s funny and there is action at perfect points. I just think Martin Scorsese makes everyone look really cool.

– Booboo Stewart


My mom was a professional fitness competitor, so I go into the gym with her. I train with my dad and mother. It’s embarrassing, because she’s really strong.

– Booboo Stewart


Obviously, I’ve been on sets before but nothing as big as ‘Twilight.’ You forget sometimes that you’re on set of one of the biggest movies ever- so when you just sit back and think about it its just so incredible. It’s such a great learning experience.

– Booboo Stewart


I usually travel with a lot of people, like my dad, mom and sisters.

– Booboo Stewart


Pet stores just sell their animals.

– Booboo Stewart


‘A Bug’s Life’ is a really funny movie and the characters have such different personalities. The movie is happy and then gets really sad and I’m like, W’hoa, I’m feeling this way and this movie is about bugs!’

– Booboo Stewart


I’ve done a lot of training in martial arts. I started out in warring tempo, I did sports jujitsu, and I’ve also practiced extreme martial arts.

– Booboo Stewart



Bill Walton – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Bill Walton

 

I grew up in an non-athletic family, where my parents were interested in music, in literature, in education and art.

– Bill Walton


The Grateful Dead, they’re my best friends. Their message of hope, peace, love, teamwork, creativity, imagination, celebration, the dance, the vision, the purpose, the passion all of the things I believe in makes me the luckiest Deadhead in the world.

– Bill Walton


I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics were my favorite team. The way they played, the teamwork, the sacrifice, the commitment, the joy, the camaraderie, the relationship with the fans.

– Bill Walton


I have nothing but respect for the Lakers. So many of their legends shaped who I am as a person and player.

– Bill Walton



Bruno Bettelheim – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Bruno Bettelheim

 

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

– Bruno Bettelheim


Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.

– Bruno Bettelheim


The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one’s children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.

– Bruno Bettelheim



Bo Derek – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Bo Derek

 

’10’ was amazing! I had no career before ’10’ and then all of a sudden I was able to do pretty much whatever I was able to do in the business.

– Bo Derek


Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.

– Bo Derek


It’s really difficult for me. Language, I am sorry that I haven’t. I think I just always expected that you learn a word in place of a word and when I discovered how difficult the grammar was and learning that was very discouraging for me.

– Bo Derek



Benny Green – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Benny Green

 

Any time I need to get a serious attitude adjustment, I put on one of their records, and there are examples there for all time to keep us honest and keep us reaching they’ll never be eclipsed.

– Benny Green


I’m glad you asked that question, because of any musical situation I’ve been in, the communication feels great here with Russell. He really pays close attention to what I’m doing because he cares.

– Benny Green


Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown’s trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention.

– Benny Green


We have fun, we listen to one another, we challenge one another, we trust one another. We’re doing what we enjoy, and we’re not just playing for each other, we’re playing for the people.

– Benny Green



Bill Hybels – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Bill Hybels

 

Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews.

– Bill Hybels


It takes a great deal of courage to follow another person’s lead.

– Bill Hybels


Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision.

– Bill Hybels



Bill O’Reilly – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Bill O’Reilly

 

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.

– Bill O’Reilly


They advertise on the radio for food stamps!

– Bill O’Reilly


Americans will respect your beliefs if you just keep them private.

– Bill O’Reilly


If the Americans go in and overthrow Saddam Hussein and it’s clean, he has nothing, I will apologize to the nation, and I will not trust the Bush administration again.

– Bill O’Reilly


It’s hard to do it because you gotta look people in the eye and tell ’em they’re irresponsible and lazy. And who’s gonna wanna do that? Because that’s what poverty is, ladies and gentlemen. In this country, you can succeed if you get educated and work hard. Period. Period.

– Bill O’Reilly



Brendan Behan – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Brendan Behan

 

The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely thin paper with a bit of matress stuffing in it, if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.

– Brendan Behan


I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.

– Brendan Behan


When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.

– Brendan Behan


I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.

– Brendan Behan


The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.

– Brendan Behan


It’s not that the Irish are cynical. It’s rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.

– Brendan Behan


If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.

– Brendan Behan



Bernadine Dohrn – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Bernadine Dohrn

 

I was shocked at the anger toward me.

– Bernadine Dohrn


The aspects of patriotism that hush dissent, encourage going along, and sanction comfortable distancing and compliance with what is indecent and unacceptable… those aspects are too fundamental to ignore or gloss over.

– Bernadine Dohrn


I’m so unhappy with electoral politics that I switched to sports radio.

– Bernadine Dohrn



Billie Holiday – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Billie Holiday

 

I never hurt nobody but myself and that’s nobody’s business but my own.

– Billie Holiday


They think they can make fuel from horse manure – now, I don’t know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon, but it’s sure gonna put a stop to siphoning.

– Billie Holiday


Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain.

– Billie Holiday


Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.

– Billie Holiday


Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married. He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three.

– Billie Holiday


There’s no damn business like show business – you have to smile to keep from throwing up.

– Billie Holiday



Bradley Cooper – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Bradley Cooper

 

I seriously love to cook… My grandmother was an amazing cook. As a kid I used to help her make handmade pasta, Cavatelli and Ravioli. It was one of my favorite things to do. I love the idea of making whatever is in the fridge into something.

– Bradley Cooper


I grew up in a very old-fashioned Roman Catholic, Italian-Irish family in Philly.

– Bradley Cooper


Being in ‘Us Weekly’ does not make you famous.

– Bradley Cooper


If you look at anybody who’s had along career, if you look at the choices they’ve made – even if the movies haven’t worked – they’ve always worked with great filmmakers.

– Bradley Cooper


In a relationship you want to treat people the way you want to be treated.

– Bradley Cooper


I liked sports but I never really had the confidence. I was always coordinated and it came easy to me, but I didn’t have the confidence to go along with the physical skill.

– Bradley Cooper


I just wrapped this movie called The Wedding Crashers which was a pretty big break for me.

– Bradley Cooper



Boris Pasternak – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Boris Pasternak

 

At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone.

– Boris Pasternak


Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.

– Boris Pasternak


Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.

– Boris Pasternak


I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much value. Life hasn’t revealed its beauty to them.

– Boris Pasternak


You fall into my arms. You are the good gift of destruction’s path, When life sickens more than disease. And boldness is the root of beauty. Which draws us together.

– Boris Pasternak


Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.

– Boris Pasternak


I come here to speak poetry. It will always be in the grass. It will also be necessary to bend down to hear it. It will always be too simple to be discussed in assemblies.

– Boris Pasternak



Blair Underwood – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Blair Underwood

 

Two packed houses. I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so it was an amazing experience.

– Blair Underwood


My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy’s movie is wack, but they loved it.

– Blair Underwood


I won’t go into detail but this animated one, the story line is very cool and the kids seem to love it.

– Blair Underwood


The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year, so we’ll see that’s to come in the end of the finance year and everybody else and also real estate and what theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.

– Blair Underwood


It’s about strengthening the relationship and the bond of parent to child.

– Blair Underwood


It’s something that was very interesting to me to be a part of and all of them again because of the relationship. Some of the superhero movies are better than others.

– Blair Underwood



Bill Bradley – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Bill Bradley

 

Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.

– Bill Bradley


Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, ‘Just watch!’

– Bill Bradley


Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.

– Bill Bradley


Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.

– Bill Bradley


Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.

– Bill Bradley



Beverly Sills – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Beverly Sills

 

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.

– Beverly Sills


Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.

– Beverly Sills


My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.

– Beverly Sills


A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.

– Beverly Sills


Art is the signature of civilizations.

– Beverly Sills


There is a growing strength in women but it’s in the forehead, not the forearm.

– Beverly Sills



Bob Taft – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Bob Taft

 

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.

– Bob Taft


We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy.

– Bob Taft


Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return.

– Bob Taft


We live in a land like no other – a land of freedom and opportunity unparalleled on the face of the globe.

– Bob Taft


Whether we knew many who died on September 11 or personally knew none, we all lost something on that day. Innocence. Security. A trust that our homeland would always be safe.

– Bob Taft



Betty Buckley – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Betty Buckley

 

The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential.

– Betty Buckley


For one thing, I teach my students what my teacher for twenty years, Paul Gavert, told me, ‘The voice follows… the voice follows everything about you… who you are.’

– Betty Buckley


Well, the teacher I studied with for nineteen and a half years was a man named Paul Gavert. He was a great lieder singer, so basically I’m a trained lieder singer because of that teacher. The teacher I currently study with – since 1995 – is Joan Lader, who also studied with Gavert.

– Betty Buckley



Bryan Adams – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Bryan Adams

 

I remember being in Hollywood at the age of 16 and marveling at the stars. The idea of being part of it never entered my mind. It was too far-fetched.

– Bryan Adams


I always knew I’d be in music in some sort of capacity. I didn’t know if I’d be successful at it, but I knew I’d be doing something in it. Maybe get a job in a record store. Maybe even play in a band. I never got into this to be a star.

– Bryan Adams


I feel quite sad for the young musicians coming up because they may never get to pay their rent properly. It doesn’t matter what the genre nowadays, it’s so much harder than it ever was.

– Bryan Adams


There’s not an instruction manual on how to deal with success, so you just have to rely on having great friends and a good team.

– Bryan Adams


Focus on your music and not technology.

– Bryan Adams


I’ve only ever trusted my gut on everything. I don’t trust my head, I don’t trust my heart, I trust my gut.

– Bryan Adams