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Bill Hicks – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Bill Hicks

 

We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free.

– Bill Hicks


It’s always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it’s just hilarious.

– Bill Hicks


If you don’t think drugs have done good things for us, then take all of your records, tapes and CD’s and burn them.

– Bill Hicks


Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves.

– Bill Hicks


If you’re so pro-life, do me a favour: don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.

– Bill Hicks


Music is a great energizer. It’s a language everybody knows.

– Bill Hicks


Children are smarter than any of us. Know how I know that? I don’t know one child with a full time job and children.

– Bill Hicks


I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.

– Bill Hicks


Women priests. Great, great. Now there’s priests of both sexes I don’t listen to.

– Bill Hicks



Bob Woodward – 13 Quotes

 

13 Quotes by Bob Woodward

 

There are people who take rumors and embellish them in a way that can be devastating. And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in our business as best we can.

– Bob Woodward


Deep Throat’s information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.

– Bob Woodward


Nixon’s grand mistake was his failure to understand that Americans are forgiving, and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country, he would have escaped.

– Bob Woodward


The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon’s lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known.

– Bob Woodward


I think people are smart enough to sort it out. They know when they’re watching one of these food fight shows where journalists sit around and yell and scream at each other, versus serious issue reporting.

– Bob Woodward


A reporter’s ability to keep the bond of confidentiality often enables him to learn the hidden or secret aspects of government.

– Bob Woodward


The number of illegal activities were so large that one was bound to come out and lead to the uncovering of the others. Nixon was too willing to use the power of government to settle scores and get even with enemies.

– Bob Woodward


Using these unnamed sources, if done properly, carefully and fairly, provides more accountability in government.

– Bob Woodward


Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending.

– Bob Woodward


After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon’s tapes.

– Bob Woodward


I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity. So, I make no money from it.

– Bob Woodward


I believe there’s too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.

– Bob Woodward


Many people have their reputations as reporters and analysts because they are on television, batting around conventional wisdom. A lot of these people have never reported a story.

– Bob Woodward



Brittany Snow – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Brittany Snow

 

I understand and get when kids and teenagers feel like they’re alone and it’s not going to get better. My advice is that there is a support system out there, there are a lot of people who have been through what you’re going through and are going through it now.

– Brittany Snow


I grew up doing all that stuff because I was obsessed with the ’50s. I had sock hops for birthday parties. So I’ve always done The Twist and stuff. It was pretty natural and, with my parents doing it all the time, I’d just copy them. Not very pretty.

– Brittany Snow


Have you ever noticed how nice people are at the car wash?! Maybe it’s just me, but it makes me happy. Weird, I know!

– Brittany Snow


I didn’t really work with Vin on it except we talked about it a little bit. I think it was kind of cool because we didn’t think it was going to be that emotional. I don’t think Vin knew I was going to be that emotional.

– Brittany Snow


I’ve worn my share of leopard pink boots to premieres or belts the size of cars. I thought my pink leopard boots were so cool.

– Brittany Snow


I know from my own personal experience. I was bullied in middle school and high school and went through my fair share of hard times thereafter. Also, one of my really good friends committed suicide when I was in high school.

– Brittany Snow


I’m so single. It’s funny. I’m usually a relationship girl. I love being in love and having a partner in crime. But it’s good to be your own partner in crime. God, that makes me sound like I have multiple-personality disorder.

– Brittany Snow


Love Is Louder is a movement that is hopefully going to bring some awareness and make some noise when it comes to teens who are feeling suicidal or even just sad, outcasts, and being bullied, and really feel like they have nowhere to turn to.

– Brittany Snow


I mean, I’m pretty good in real life, but sometimes people seem surprised that I’m like a normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I’m just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.

– Brittany Snow



Billy Connolly – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Billy Connolly

 

Never trust a man, who when left alone with a tea cosey… Doesn’t try it on.

– Billy Connolly


Once you become successful, people know where you live, the type of house you live in, the kind of car you drive, the clothes you wear, and so it would be patronising to go and talk like a welder. Welding’s a mystery to me now. You can’t go back, your life changes every day.

– Billy Connolly


I’ve always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those wee red knives.

– Billy Connolly


My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.

– Billy Connolly


I think my securities far outweigh my insecurities. I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.

– Billy Connolly


Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.

– Billy Connolly


My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.

– Billy Connolly


Heckling is an act of cowardice. If you want to speak, get up in front of the microphone and speak, don’t sit in the dark hiding. It’s easy to hide and shout and waste people’s time.

– Billy Connolly



Bill Nighy – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Bill Nighy

 

I don’t even own a car.

– Bill Nighy


It can’t be overstated how wonderful it is not to have to audition any more. Any actor will tell you, it’s like Christmas.

– Bill Nighy


My dad had a personal style which was very attractive. It was quite reserved and quite elegant, and it was infectious.

– Bill Nighy


I like being in kids’ movies, and I like being in family movies.

– Bill Nighy


I’m not a royal family watcher.

– Bill Nighy


When you have a family, or even when you’re just seeing a girl, it’s difficult to be skint.

– Bill Nighy


I know really, really famous people who are terrified every time they walk on to a stage.

– Bill Nighy


I’m not famous for my back story investigations I’m lucky that I work with good writers and it’s usually in the script.

– Bill Nighy


I don’t seem to be able to learn from experience or anything useful. History doesn’t help me. Precedents don’t inform my experience.

– Bill Nighy


Actors always talk about taking their work home and I always think: ‘What are you on? You just turn it off. You are at work and then you go home.’

– Bill Nighy


Anyone who can do the splits and come back up on the backbeat, as James Brown and Prince can, has my eternal respect. Prince, who is a genius of the highest order, can come back up while singing and playing the guitar.

– Bill Nighy



Brad Henry – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by Brad Henry

 

Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life.

– Brad Henry


No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.

– Brad Henry


Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.

– Brad Henry


Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.

– Brad Henry


What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith. Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future.

– Brad Henry


No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis.

– Brad Henry


In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past.

– Brad Henry


A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

– Brad Henry


Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.

– Brad Henry


There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the politics of polarization.

– Brad Henry


This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first.

– Brad Henry


Something called ‘the Oklahoma Standard’ became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.

– Brad Henry



Benito Mussolini – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Benito Mussolini

 

War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.

– Benito Mussolini


Inactivity is death.

– Benito Mussolini


Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.

– Benito Mussolini


It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.

– Benito Mussolini


Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism, as it is the merger of corporate and government power.

– Benito Mussolini


It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins. To make a people great it is necessary to send them to battle even if you have to kick them in the pants. That is what I shall do.

– Benito Mussolini


Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.

– Benito Mussolini


The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.

– Benito Mussolini


War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.

– Benito Mussolini


Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.

– Benito Mussolini


The truth is that men are tired of liberty.

– Benito Mussolini



Bernard Baruch – 13 Quotes

 

13 Quotes by Bernard Baruch

 

Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can’t retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.

– Bernard Baruch


To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.

– Bernard Baruch


Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures.

– Bernard Baruch


I made my money by selling too soon.

– Bernard Baruch


In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

– Bernard Baruch


The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

– Bernard Baruch


A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.

– Bernard Baruch


If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament – disarmament follows peace.

– Bernard Baruch


Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

– Bernard Baruch


Let us not deceive ourselves we must elect world peace or world destruction.

– Bernard Baruch


Vote for the man who promises least he’ll be the least disappointing.

– Bernard Baruch


There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man’s reasoning powers.

– Bernard Baruch


Let us not be deceived we are today in the midst of a cold war.

– Bernard Baruch



Barry Goldwater – 13 Quotes

 

13 Quotes by Barry Goldwater

 

American business has just forgotten the importance of selling.

– Barry Goldwater


I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it’s somebody else’s secretary, fine.

– Barry Goldwater


Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?

– Barry Goldwater


Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.

– Barry Goldwater


Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.

– Barry Goldwater


I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass.

– Barry Goldwater


If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government.

– Barry Goldwater


The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.

– Barry Goldwater


It’s a great country, where anybody can grow up to be president… except me.

– Barry Goldwater


Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.

– Barry Goldwater


I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

– Barry Goldwater


I wouldn’t trust Nixon from here to that phone.

– Barry Goldwater


I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle.

– Barry Goldwater



Bruce Barton – 13 Quotes

 

13 Quotes by Bruce Barton

 

No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.

– Bruce Barton


It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.

– Bruce Barton


If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.

– Bruce Barton


Christ would be a national advertiser today, I am sure, as He was a great advertiser in His own day. He thought of His life as business.

– Bruce Barton


Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.

– Bruce Barton


Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change – this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.

– Bruce Barton


When you are through changing, you are through.

– Bruce Barton


Cereal eating is almost a marker for a healthy lifestyle. It sets you up for the day, so you don’t overeat.

– Bruce Barton


The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity – an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do.

– Bruce Barton


Many a man who pays rent all his life owns his own home and many a family has successfully saved for a home only to find itself at last with nothing but a house.

– Bruce Barton


Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.

– Bruce Barton


What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.

– Bruce Barton


The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.

– Bruce Barton



Babe Ruth – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Babe Ruth

 

Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.

– Babe Ruth


Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.

– Babe Ruth


Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.

– Babe Ruth


Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

– Babe Ruth


I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.

– Babe Ruth


Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading.

– Babe Ruth


Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.

– Babe Ruth


As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher’s mound. It was as if I’d been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.

– Babe Ruth


The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.

– Babe Ruth


I’ll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They’re too much fun.

– Babe Ruth



Bernie Sanders – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Bernie Sanders

 

As a result of the digital age and the decline of first-class mail, there is no question that the Postal Service must change and develop a new business model.

– Bernie Sanders


You go to Scandinavia, and you will find that people have a much higher standard of living, in terms of education, health care and decent paying jobs.

– Bernie Sanders


As a single-payer advocate, I believe that at the end of the day, if a state goes forward and passed an effective single-payer program, it will demonstrate that you can provide quality health care to every man, woman and child in a more cost-effective way.

– Bernie Sanders


If the goal of health-care reform is to provide comprehensive, universal health care in a cost-effective way, the only honest approach is a single-payer approach.

– Bernie Sanders


Look, if you have somebody who doesn’t have health insurance, who doesn’t have a doctor or dentist, and in order to deal with their cold or flu or dental problem, they go to an emergency room – in general, that visit will cost ten times more than walking into a community health center.

– Bernie Sanders


People don’t trust private health insurance companies for all the right reasons.

– Bernie Sanders


These are the same people who believe, in some cases, the federal government should not play any role in providing health care to our people or protecting the environment.

– Bernie Sanders


Of course the Republicans have long wanted to privatize Social Security and destroy it. But Social Security has been the most important and valuable social program in the history of the United States.

– Bernie Sanders



Bela Lugosi – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Bela Lugosi

 

Death, the final, triumphant lover.

– Bela Lugosi


I don’t have a dime left. I am dependent on my friends for food and a small old-age pension.

– Bela Lugosi


If my accent betrayed my foreign birth, it also stamped me as an enemy, in the imagination of the producers.

– Bela Lugosi


A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage.

– Bela Lugosi


The vampire was a complete change from the usual romantic characters I was playing, but it was a success.

– Bela Lugosi


I guess I’m pretty much of a lone wolf. I don’t say I don’t like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds.

– Bela Lugosi


It is women who bear the race in bloody agony. Suffering is a kind of horror. Blood is a kind of horror. Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream. It is a biological thing.

– Bela Lugosi


It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it. Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.

– Bela Lugosi


Women have a predestination to suffering.

– Bela Lugosi



Blanche Lincoln – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Blanche Lincoln

 

I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.

– Blanche Lincoln


My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts.

– Blanche Lincoln


It’s not my job to dream your dreams. It’s my job to make your dreams become a reality.

– Blanche Lincoln


Unless we make education a priority, an entire generation of Americans could miss out on the American dream.

– Blanche Lincoln


Voters must have faith in the electoral process for our democracy to succeed.

– Blanche Lincoln


A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America, when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access.

– Blanche Lincoln


Whether it’s making sure that families have access to quality health care and child care, or making sure that our children receive the best educational opportunities we can give them, we must remain committed to these needs because our children are our future.

– Blanche Lincoln


Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.

– Blanche Lincoln



Bob Geldof – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Bob Geldof

 

I do think I feel it but you don’t think you are cause at a certain time you are no age but you don’t think you are anything. You feel the life you have lived. I feel that. It’s been a long fifty years.

– Bob Geldof


I’d always thought the Rats were good fun, but one of the very nice things about being of Saga age is that I can actually look back and think, When I was younger I was in a great band. It was always a collective thing.

– Bob Geldof


Well, a sort of epiphany: I was in a great band. And it’s very cool to be at 53 and realise that when you were a kid you were in a great band.

– Bob Geldof


But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.

– Bob Geldof


And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure.

– Bob Geldof


I was really lucky that I came to puberty at a time when music and politics were completely intertwined.

– Bob Geldof


It’s really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you’re going to get it to these people.

– Bob Geldof


Music is what I must do, business is what I need to do and politics is what I have to do.

– Bob Geldof


You can’t trust politicians. It doesn’t matter who makes a political speech. It’s all lies – and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well.

– Bob Geldof



Ben Okri – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by Ben Okri

 

Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide.

– Ben Okri


I am not fighting for success, just to get more beauty out of myself and share it with more people.

– Ben Okri


Don’t despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.

– Ben Okri


The best writing is not about the writer, the best writing is absolutely not about the writer, it’s about us, it’s about the reader.

– Ben Okri


I was born left-handed, but I was made to use my other hand. When I was writing ‘Famished Road,’ which was very long, I got repetitive stress syndrome. My right wrist collapsed, so I started using my left hand. The prose I wrote with my left hand came out denser, so later on I had to change it.

– Ben Okri


One of the greatest gifts my father gave me – unintentionally – was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.

– Ben Okri


The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure.

– Ben Okri


Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.

– Ben Okri


The strange thing about Africa is how past, present and future come together in a kind of rough jazz, if you like.

– Ben Okri


The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.

– Ben Okri


I’m conscious of a series of circles working its way through my life. And at this particular moment I have come round to the beginning of my writing cycle. It begins with poetry. There’s hardly a day that goes past on which I don’t write poetry.

– Ben Okri


Politics is the art of the possible creativity is the art of the impossible.

– Ben Okri



Bruce Lee – 13 Quotes

 

13 Quotes by Bruce Lee

 

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

– Bruce Lee


Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.

– Bruce Lee


I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.

– Bruce Lee


Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

– Bruce Lee


Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

– Bruce Lee


A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

– Bruce Lee


To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

– Bruce Lee


If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.

– Bruce Lee


If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.

– Bruce Lee


The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.

– Bruce Lee


The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.

– Bruce Lee


If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.

– Bruce Lee


All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.

– Bruce Lee



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