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Erika Slezak – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Erika Slezak

 

And at five o’clock in the morning we left to drive to Old Tucson, and I sat with my mouth open in the van. I was stunned by the beauty of that country.

– Erika Slezak


My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that’s how it was in those days.

– Erika Slezak


If you have ever been in a real tragic or sad situation, the words that come out are hopelessly inadequate and kind of cliched.

– Erika Slezak



Elizabeth Olsen – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Elizabeth Olsen

 

Well, I’d love to work with Kate Winslet – she’s amazing.

– Elizabeth Olsen


I also want to go to an Italian island and do cuisine properly with some famous Italian chef and, like, his mother.

– Elizabeth Olsen


I get way too much happiness from good food.

– Elizabeth Olsen


What keeps you confident in a healthy way is knowing that everyone else around you is going to support you and teach you and you’re going to learn from them. I just feel open to learning from people.

– Elizabeth Olsen


I was embarrassed that I even wanted to become an actress because coming from L.A., with two older sisters in the business and a mom who had been a ballet dancer, it was such a cliche.

– Elizabeth Olsen


I’m the first one who sees every romantic comedy in theaters.

– Elizabeth Olsen


I had a great drama teacher in high school, and that’s when I started to learn about the history of theater.

– Elizabeth Olsen



Emily Deschanel – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Emily Deschanel

 

My whole family is very sarcastic and constantly making jokes.

– Emily Deschanel


My mom breastfed me for more than a year, and I can’t imagine doing it any other way. It’s cheap and much better for the environment, and you don’t have to lug all that stuff around.

– Emily Deschanel


I have a treadmill, and I work out with my trainer, Julie Diamond, as often as possible. She’s so positive.

– Emily Deschanel


I really like being pregnant. Not that there aren’t things I don’t love, but when I think about what my body is doing – creating a child – it just blows my mind. I’m in awe of the process and science.

– Emily Deschanel



Ellen Glasgow – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Ellen Glasgow

 

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.

– Ellen Glasgow


All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.

– Ellen Glasgow


Doesn’t all experience crumble in the end to mere literary material?

– Ellen Glasgow


No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.

– Ellen Glasgow


A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.

– Ellen Glasgow


Women like to sit down with trouble – as if it were knitting.

– Ellen Glasgow



Edward R. Murrow – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Edward R. Murrow

 

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.

– Edward R. Murrow


We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.

– Edward R. Murrow


Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

– Edward R. Murrow


The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.

– Edward R. Murrow


A satellite has no conscience.

– Edward R. Murrow


The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it.

– Edward R. Murrow



Eva Longoria – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Eva Longoria

 

I was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest of four girls, including my oldest sister, Lisa, who has special needs. My mom was a special education teacher, and my dad worked on the Army base. We weren’t wealthy, but we were determined to succeed.

– Eva Longoria


Immigration is not the top issue for Latinos. Latinos are like every other American – economy, jobs, healthcare, education.

– Eva Longoria


In my family, there was one cardinal priority – education. College was not an option it was mandatory. So even though we didn’t have a lot of money, we made it work. I signed up for financial aid, Pell Grants, work study, anything I could.

– Eva Longoria


We face a choice this election. President Obama is fighting for changes that grow the economy from the middle out and help all Americans succeed – jobs, education, health reform, the DREAM Act, equal pay for women. He is moving us forward with opportunity today for prosperity tomorrow. Mitt Romney wants to take us back to yesterday.

– Eva Longoria


You can’t have a relationship when you’re shooting a 14-hour day and your husband is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city. It’s a time thing and it’s a together thing.

– Eva Longoria


I don’t regret anything I ever do or say. I don’t like to live my life being censored. I like to say what I feel, and I think people respect that because you’re honest.

– Eva Longoria



Eric Holder – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Eric Holder

 

People feel uncomfortable talking about racial issues out of fear that if they express things, they will be characterized in a way that’s not fair. I think that there is still a need for a dialogue about things racial that we’ve not engaged in.

– Eric Holder


I don’t even talk about whether or not racial profiling is legal. I just don’t think racial profiling is a particularly good law enforcement tool.

– Eric Holder


I think that what I’m doing is right. And election-year politics, which intensifies everything, is not going to drive me off that course.

– Eric Holder


I understand the Second Amendment. I respect the Second Amendment. I think we need to use common sense tools to keep the American people safe, to keep our streets safe.

– Eric Holder


It’s a sad indication of where Washington has come, where policy differences almost necessarily become questions of integrity. I came to Washington in the late ’70s, and people had the ability in the past to have intense policy differences but didn’t feel the need to question the other person’s character.

– Eric Holder


Saturdays and Sundays, America in the year 2009 does not in some ways differ significantly from the country that existed almost 50 years ago. This is truly sad.

– Eric Holder



Emma Bunton – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Emma Bunton

 

We’re all doing different things and some of the girls are mums, so priorities have changed. But I would love to do something with the Spice Girls again. I know we would have an amazing time.

– Emma Bunton


My family brought me up to be very respectful of people.

– Emma Bunton


I think the way to keep a friendship is to respect that everybody is different.

– Emma Bunton


Be sweet, be good, and honest always.

– Emma Bunton


I’m not a big sports fan, but I love it when they ‘slam dunk.’ That’s sexy.

– Emma Bunton



Eudora Welty – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Eudora Welty

 

Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer’s own life.

– Eudora Welty


Writing fiction has developed in me an abiding respect for the unknown in a human lifetime and a sense of where to look for the threads, how to follow, how to connect, find in the thick of the tangle what clear line persists.

– Eudora Welty


The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

– Eudora Welty


Through travel I first became aware of the outside world it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.

– Eudora Welty



Edith Wharton – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Edith Wharton

 

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.

– Edith Wharton


Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.

– Edith Wharton


Life is the only real counselor wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.

– Edith Wharton


If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.

– Edith Wharton


There are moments when a man’s imagination, so easily subdued to what it lives in, suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the long windings of destiny.

– Edith Wharton


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

– Edith Wharton


The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.

– Edith Wharton



Edgar Winter – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Edgar Winter

 

When I did it with Johnny, it was almost a telepathic kind of communication.

– Edgar Winter


I really had little interest in becoming famous. When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star.

– Edgar Winter


I can’t imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.

– Edgar Winter


Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.

– Edgar Winter



Emmet Fox – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Emmet Fox

 

The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself.

– Emmet Fox


It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.

– Emmet Fox


It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.

– Emmet Fox


If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.

– Emmet Fox


You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.

– Emmet Fox


As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.

– Emmet Fox



Elizabeth Warren – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Elizabeth Warren

 

I do not understand how it is that financial institutions could think that they could take taxpayer money and then turn around and act like it’s business as usual. I don’t understand how they can’t see that the world has changed in a fundamental way, that it is not business as usual when you take taxpayer dollars.

– Elizabeth Warren


I get heartfelt thanks from all kinds of people. Today I heard from a waitress in Georgia who has lost her job and is trying to figure out how her local bank can change the terms on her credit card, and I heard from a physicist at a major research university who wants to explain a better theory of financial stress tests.

– Elizabeth Warren


President Obama believes in a country where we invest in education, in roads and bridges, in science, and in the future so we can create new opportunities so the next kid can make it big and the kid afer that and the kid after that, that’s what President Obama believes.

– Elizabeth Warren


I’m still very connected to my family, to the world I grew up in. I understand what it means to be afraid that you can’t pay a doctor’s bill. Or to have to make the choice between buying a band uniform for a seventh-grader and making the insurance payment on time. That will never leave me. It was how I lived until I was well into my adult years.

– Elizabeth Warren


Like a lot of you, I grew up in a family on the ragged edges of the middle class. My daddy sold carpeting and ended up as a maintenance man. After he had a heart attack, my mom worked the phones at Sears so we could hang on to our house.

– Elizabeth Warren


And that’s how we build the economy of the future. An economy with more jobs and less debt, we root it in fairness. We grow it with opportunity. And we build it together.

– Elizabeth Warren


You built a factory out there, good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads that the rest of us paid for. You hired workers that the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for.

– Elizabeth Warren



Everett Dirksen – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Everett Dirksen

 

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real money.

– Everett Dirksen


There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

– Everett Dirksen


I have said, with respect to authorization bills, that I do not want the Congress or the country to commit fiscal suicide on the installment plan.

– Everett Dirksen


When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there.

– Everett Dirksen



Eileen Caddy – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Eileen Caddy

 

A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.

– Eileen Caddy


Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.

– Eileen Caddy


Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.

– Eileen Caddy


Gratitude helps you to grow and expand gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.

– Eileen Caddy



Emile Zola – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Emile Zola

 

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.

– Emile Zola


I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don’t care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.

– Emile Zola


The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.

– Emile Zola


The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.

– Emile Zola


If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.

– Emile Zola


If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.

– Emile Zola



Elvis Stojko – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Elvis Stojko

 

My mom was a dancer, my dad’s a singer and I’ve always had that kind of music in my life.

– Elvis Stojko


You’re always learning on different avenues and this is an opportunity for me to start on a fresh plate and start learning some other things that can really help me, that I need, and I want, to progress forward.

– Elvis Stojko


I had the strength and the finesse there and put it all together.

– Elvis Stojko


When you’re younger, your inspiration is there. As you get older, it tends to waver. Once you find it – I found it again – that’s where you can draw from. That’s where you draw your strength from.

– Elvis Stojko



Eartha Kitt – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Eartha Kitt

 

Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that.

– Eartha Kitt


My house was bugged. They couldn’t find any information on me being a subversive because I happen to love America I just don’t like some of the things the government is doing.

– Eartha Kitt


Dr. Einstein was not successful in school, but he found something in the air from his own imagination and his own brain power, and look what he did.

– Eartha Kitt


I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.

– Eartha Kitt


Live theater to me is much more free than the movies or television.

– Eartha Kitt


I’m a dirt person. I trust the dirt. I don’t trust diamonds and gold.

– Eartha Kitt



Evangeline Lilly – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Evangeline Lilly

 

Acting is something I appreciate, and I think it’s been an amazing experience. But I’m not passionate about acting the way you probably should be to call yourself an actor.

– Evangeline Lilly


I’m from Canada, and New Zealand feels like you took all the best bits of Canada and squished them onto a tiny island like Hawaii. I was absolutely blown away by the beauty of the South Island.

– Evangeline Lilly


The people on my mum’s side of the family are atheist intellectuals who are ueber-proper. My dad’s side of the family are missionaries who are more comfortable sitting around in sweatpants than they are in a five-star restaurant. But those two influences converged in my life.

– Evangeline Lilly


To put it simply – you know, a lot of people believe that the benefit of this job is fame and fortune. I believe that you pay for the fortune through the fame. I don’t buy into the notion that being famous is somehow a good thing, or an exciting thing, or a wonderful thing.

– Evangeline Lilly


My family didn’t have a lot of money, and I’m grateful for that. Money is the longest route to happiness.

– Evangeline Lilly


Even if you’re unhappy, just pretend that you’re happy. Eventually, your smile will be contagious to yourself. I had to learn that. I used to think, ‘I’m being fake,’ but you know what? Better to be fake and happy than real and miserable.

– Evangeline Lilly



Emmylou Harris – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Emmylou Harris

 

Animals have a much better attitude to life and death than we do. They know when their time has come. We are the ones that suffer when they pass, but it’s a healing kind of grief that enables us to deal with other griefs that are not so easy to grab hold of.

– Emmylou Harris


I have just enough people paying attention that I have the freedom to be in charge. And I have a great record company – Nonesuch understands what I’m about.

– Emmylou Harris


My parents were not very happy. They were very worried about me pursuing a career that even if I had talent might not give me the happiness and the success that they – any parent hopes for their child.

– Emmylou Harris