Quotations on Name

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I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds. I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion.
- Don Adams
(Keywords: Wife, Name, Quick, Study)

Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here in Japan known to my poor wife, in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless; which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience.
- Will Adams
(Keywords: Wife, Heart, Being, Children, Christ, Conscience, Grief, Name, Poor)

I cried when I found out I was a finalist, I kind of went limp when they called my name. I felt like my spirit jumped out of my body, and I was just flesh - it was just amazing.
- Naima Adedapo
(Keywords: Body, Name, Spirit)

It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: Life, Thought, People, Being, Day, Famous, Merit, Name, Now)

Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
- Louisa May Alcott
(Keywords: Truth, Victory, Name, Ridicule, Right)

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
- Dante Alighieri
(Keywords: Direction, Fame, Name, Now, Wind)

Even though some in our government may claim that civil liberties must be compromised in order to protect the public, we must be wary of what we are giving up in the name of fighting terrorism.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Government, Civil liberties, Fighting, Giving, May, Name, Order, Public, Terrorism)

Saddam Hussein's trial would not be public since he could name countries and persons whom he gave money.
- Iyad Allawi
(Keywords: Money, Countries, Name, Public)

You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now.
- Marcus Allen
(Keywords: History, People, Name, Now, Play, Sense, Want, Years)

To be a winner of that, and to fall in the long line of traditional great backs at USC, to have your name in perpetuity, the fact that your parents are like icons... that's the greatest thing.
- Marcus Allen
(Keywords: Fact, Name, Parents)

I look in music magazines now and see things on Luther Allison, and my name's getting out there more, thanks to all the good people at Alligator Records and at my management company.
- Luther Allison
(Keywords: Music, People, Management, Company, Name, Now)

They are a fairly aggressive conservation organization that was started to protect the great whales particularly, but in general all marine life around the world. So those are the people I'm trying to attach my name to.
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Life, People, Conservation, Name, Trying, World)

I had to be at least 8 or 9; I was listening to everything on the radio. You name it, I heard every song.
- Tom Araya
(Keywords: Listening, Name, Song)

Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
- Aristophanes
(Keywords: Love, Desire, Name, Pursuit)

I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met; I didn't like the name Lucille. That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy, not Lucille.
- Desi Arnaz
(Keywords: Love, Name, Television)

I look at myself objectively and in a way I see myself as a commodity. Your name becomes somehow outside yourself. Now, when I'm at home being Mrs. Scarfe, that's when I'm most myself.
- Jane Asher
(Keywords: Home, Being, Name, Now)

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
- Francis of Assisi
(Keywords: Glory, Name, Order, Sun, Treasure)

As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings, let us begin all our work in the name of God, for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one.
- Warren R. Austin
(Keywords: Work, God, Meetings, Name, Problems, Solution, Spiritual)

For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Men, Memory, Name, Nations)

Technique! The very word is like a shriek of outraged Art. It is the idiot name given to effort by those who are too weak, too weary, or too dull to play the game. The mighty have no theory of technique.
- Leonard Bacon
(Keywords: Art, Effort, Name, Play, Theory, Word)

The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.
- Enid Bagnold
(Keywords: Art, Compromise, Name, Theatre)

Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today.
- Tyra Banks
(Keywords: Careers, Name, Now, Today, Will)

Cartoonist was the weirdest name I finally let myself have. I would never say it. When I heard it I silently thought, what an awful word.
- Lynda Barry
(Keywords: Thought, Name, Word)

The IRS is currently considering a rule that would make it easier for tax preparers to disclose the private information contained in tax returns - including name, address, Social Security number, employer, income, and charitable donations.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Tax, Income, Information, Name, Security)

I don't even correct people when they mispronounce my name now.
- Ann Beattie
(Keywords: People, Name, Now)

I could name a few songs and say exactly what summer they came out and what boy I thought I was in love with when I was fourteen years old, but I think that music used to be really more a part of the culture when people went out dancing in a different way than they do now.
- Ann Beattie
(Keywords: Love, Music, Thought, People, Culture, Dancing, Name, Now, Old, Songs, Summer, Years)

There are a lot of people who really abused sampling and gave it a bad name, by just taking people's entire hit songs and rapping over them. It gave publishers license to get a little greedy.
- Beck
(Keywords: People, Name, Songs)

'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Government, Name, Party, Republican)

A few years after my first son was born, he wanted to know how we chose his name, so I began reading him the story of Noah's Ark.
- Boris Becker
(Keywords: Son, First, Name, Reading, Years)

I know acts and I'm not going to name names but these people sold ten million copies the first time and the second album sells three million and it's considered a failure and they're dropped and that's really a shame.
- Gerry Beckley
(Keywords: Time, People, Failure, First, Name, Names, Shame)

I had a weird situation were someone used my name to extort money from a woman. He took her for 60 or 80 thousand dollars. He is in prison now. It was on Sally.
- Michael Biehn
(Keywords: Money, Name, Now, Prison, Woman)

Since 1935, this has been a pay-as-you-go system, and I always believed when I first started talking about Social Security that there was a little box that had my name on it and it had my benefits for when I retired. That is not true.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Benefits, First, Name, Security, Talking)

I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life.
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Keywords: Life, Women, Fans, Name, Woman, Years)

His imagination conceived and bore - worlds; but nothing in these worlds became alive until he discovered its true and living name. The name was the breath of life; and, sooner or later, he invariably found it.
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Keywords: Imagination, Life, Living, Name, Nothing)

I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee!
- William Blake
(Keywords: Joy, Name, Old)

Any political party that undertakes to do it will, in God's name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled, into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future.
- Richard Parks Bland
(Keywords: God, Future, Name, Now, Party, Will)

I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

In The Name of the King is the right title. To be honest, I don't know who had the final idea for the title but I liked it and it has a strong connection to the movie's story.
- Uwe Boll
(Keywords: Idea, Connection, Name, Right)

One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child's name and how old he or she is.
- Erma Bombeck
(Keywords: Life, Name, Old, Rest)

Therefore, every country has to understand that fighting against international terrorism is not for the sake of the United States, but for the sake of themselves, and, to a larger extent, in the name of stability of international relations.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Country, Fighting, Name, Stability, states, Terrorism, United)

A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Keywords: Celebrity, Name, Worth)

Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Cure, Egotism, Name, Self, Sensibility)

I know this golf tournament has my name on it but it's not about me. It's about the Louisiana Tech family. There is nothing greater than being a part of the Bulldog family.
- Terry Bradshaw
(Keywords: Family, Being, Golf, Name, Nothing)

The reason I used a name was because I was a nurse at the time, and I didn't want my name in Timeout and people from working coming along and taking the piss.
- Jo Brand
(Keywords: Time, People, Name, Reason, Want)

One of the guys that used to run it - for some reason I've no idea why he used to call me the Sea Monster and I was just looking around for a name and thought that'll do. That lasted for a couple of years probably.
- Jo Brand
(Keywords: Thought, Idea, Name, Reason, Sea, Years)

The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.
- Richard Branson
(Keywords: Music, Careers, Name, Names)

Publishing a protocol under the name Atom that tries to capture all of the prior art in this stage and might provide a good basis for winding down the syndication wars.
- Tim Bray
(Keywords: Art, Name, Publishing)

I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career, because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM, personally, if their name was associated with me.
- Susie Bright
(Keywords: Time, People, Beginning, Books, Career, Editors, Name, Publishing)

I had no real education because I was in and out of schools so I decided that I would completely change my look, change my image, change my name and move to New York.
- Morgan Brittany
(Keywords: Change, Education, Name, Schools)

You're looking for players whose name on the front of the sweater is more important than the one on the back. I look for these players to play hard, to play smart and to represent their country.
- Herb Brooks
(Keywords: Country, Name, Play)



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