Quotations on Rest

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I love getting ready to do a scene, and thinking about it, and talking about it. But the rest of the time, I'm so nervous and obsessed. I'm just tearing my hair out in the trailer. The whole time I'm really tense.
- Casey Affleck
(Keywords: Love, Time, Hair, Rest, Talking, Thinking)

Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance.
- Daniel Akaka
(Keywords: American, Cities, Country, Disaster, Rest, states)

Blair... is accusing us of executing British soldiers. We want to tell him that we have not executed anybody. They are either killed in battle, most of them get killed because they are cowards anyway, the rest they just get captured.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: Battle, Cowards, Rest, Soldiers, Want)

I hated every minute of training, but I said, "Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."
- Muhammad Ali
(Keywords: Life, Now, Rest, Training)

Wilson thought in terms of the whole world; Harding was for America first. And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly, Harding wanted to give it a rest.
- Frederick Lewis Allen
(Keywords: Thought, America, First, Rest, World)

I've always done things the hard way. I was born like a piece of tangled yarn. The job is trying to untangle it, and I'll probably go on doing it for the rest of my life.
- Karen Allen
(Keywords: Life, Job, Rest, Trying)

I've never done anything for money. My first love is things of limited commercial appeal. I could be happy doing Shakespeare for the rest of my life.
- Karen Allen
(Keywords: Life, Love, Money, First, First love, Rest, Shakespeare)

That's why, to experience that, you know for a fact that a human being is capable of so much more, because to go to that place and to step outside yourself and observe yourself do these things, while the rest of the world is moving in slow motion, is really incredible.
- Marcus Allen
(Keywords: Experience, Being, Fact, Rest, World)

Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Time, Rest, Winter)

Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.
- Isabel Allende
(Keywords: Women, Marriage, Daughter, Children, Feminism, Labor, Prostitution, Rest, Sisters, Today, Want, World)

Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Rest, Salvation)

While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Technology, Quality, Humanity, Rest, World)

Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Education, Power, Development, Democracy, Freedom, Rest, Right)

What will the U.S. senators have to say if there is, as many over here and in the rest of the world suspect, no substance to the allegations against my father and me?
- Kojo Annan
(Keywords: Father, Rest, Senators, Will, World)

I don't want to play the fat guy or the friend for the rest of my life.
- Sean Astin
(Keywords: Life, Friend, Play, Rest, Want)

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Men, Man, Opinions, Rest, Value)

It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Nation, Rest, Will)

There is surely no contradiction in saying that a certain section of the community may be quite competent to protect the persons and property of the rest, yet quite unfit to direct our opinions, or to superintend our private habits.
- Thomas Babington
(Keywords: Community, Contradiction, Habits, May, Opinions, Property, Rest, Saying)

The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.
- Gaston Bachelard
(Keywords: Soul, Being, Body, Night, Possession, Rest, Shadows, Sleep)

Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: First, Loss, Mind, Rest, Will)

Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Opportunity, America, Rest, Sense, World)

The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.
- Walter Bagehot
(Keywords: Art, History, Causes, Light, Rest, Shadow)

I do adore food. If I have any vice it's eating. If I was told I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, I could put up with sausage and mash forever.
- Colin Baker
(Keywords: Food, Life, Eating, Rest, Vice)

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
- Russell Baker
(Keywords: Events, Humanity, Misfortune, Pleasure, Reason, Rest, World)

It is a quiet and peaceful place - and a fitting place for the remains of this greatest of sea tragedies to rest.
- Robert D. Ballard
(Keywords: Quiet, Rest, Sea)

I'm on this road for the rest of my life.
- Dennis Banks
(Keywords: Life, Rest, Road)

Let me share some facts with you about the law in most of our country. California is in many ways a little different from the rest of the world, and California has better gun laws than many states, although California's need to be improved.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Country, Facts, Law, Laws, Rest, states, World)

A ball had passed between my body and the right arm which supported him, cutting through the sleeve and passing through his chest from shoulder to shoulder. There was no more to be done for him and I left him to his rest. I have never mended that hole in my sleeve.
- Clara Barton
(Keywords: Body, Rest, Right)

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich.
- John Berger
(Keywords: Poverty, Priorities, Rest, Result, World)

The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains, from imprisonment, from enslavement by others. The rest is extension of this sense, or else metaphor.
- Isaiah Berlin
(Keywords: Freedom, Imprisonment, Metaphor, Rest, Sense)

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
- Wendell Berry
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Tax, Grace, Grief, Rest, World)

The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Keywords: Heart, Chance, Rest, Will, Worth)

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: American, Evil, Friends, Rest, Tragedy, Will, World)

And once I know what the first page is, then the rest will come.
- William Bolcom
(Keywords: First, Rest, Will)

I thought there had to be something I could do because it seemed crazy that, in addition to the psychological tragedy each woman has to face, came also all the rest.
- Emma Bonino
(Keywords: Thought, Rest, Tragedy, Woman)

I am very fortunate to have a career. I always have to act. I don't know if I'll have a career to support it for the rest of my life, but I know I'll always act.
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Keywords: Life, Act, Career, Rest, Support)

He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.
- Anna C. Brackett
(Keywords: Letters, Man, Rest, Struggle, World)

In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn.
- Nathaniel Branden
(Keywords: Knowledge, Ability, Rest, Security, World, Years)

I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.
- Jimmy Breslin
(Keywords: Life, Beer, Job, Newspapers, Rest, Writing)

In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens.
- David Brin
(Keywords: America, Being, Enemy, Glory, Nurses, Rest, Terror, Violence)

I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world.
- David Bruce
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Fact, Respect, Rest, states, United, World)

The question we all face is what sort of culture we will live in for the rest of our lives and then hand on to the next generation - one that embraces these most basic of values, or one that collapses because of their absence.
- Tammy Bruce
(Keywords: Values, Absence, Culture, Question, Rest, Will)

More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to.
- Bill Bryson
(Keywords: People, English, Rest, World)

Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town.
- Zola Budd
(Keywords: Growing up, Nothing, Rest, Running, World)

The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: Money, Hope, American, Public, Rest, Will, Years)

I get to the theatre in plenty of time; I prepare my shoes in advance; I eat and drink the right things at the right time. The rest you have to leave to luck!
- Deborah Bull
(Keywords: Time, Rest, Right, Theatre)

The activists will not stop in trying to impose their extreme views on the rest of us, and they have now plotted out a state-by-state strategy to increase the number of judicial decisions redefining marriage without the voice of the people being heard.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: Marriage, People, Strategy, Being, Decisions, Extreme, Now, Rest, State, Trying, Voice, Will)

I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man's bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they're not well manicured, you've got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don't want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet.
- Brooke Burke
(Keywords: Love, Bed, Care, Feet, Man, Rest, Want, Wonder)

If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: People, Rest, United)

Lawsuits - and frivolous lawsuits - are just sapping the life out of the people who perform the services and deliver the goods for the rest of the citizenry in the State of Montana.
- Conrad Burns
(Keywords: Life, People, Montana, Rest, State)



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