Quotations on Extreme

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I got rid of my glasses and they changed my hair. That's really all they did. They went shopping for me, so the clothes are different too. It wasn't like Extreme Makeover where I got a nose job or anything.
- Clay Aiken
(Keywords: Clothes, Extreme, Hair, Job)

If we don't take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Keywords: Extreme, Rights, Now)

God gave us intestines for a reason. I'm not keen on surgery. It's too extreme. All it took was one of those plastic surgery shows to see how violent it is.
- Kirstie Alley
(Keywords: God, Extreme, Reason)

What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it's almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they're taking it to the hilt.
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Keywords: America, Extreme, Worship, Youth)

Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between the well off and everyday people in the United States.
- Don Baylor
(Keywords: People, Extreme, Separation, states, United)

Let's be cautious about dreaming up extreme scenarios. The situation in Iraq is still salvageable.
- Rand Beers
(Keywords: Extreme, Iraq)

Even with Extreme, I don't think you have a choice but to sort of have somewhat of an influence of the times.
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Keywords: Choice, Extreme, Influence)

Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Environmental, Extreme, Gifts, Legislation, Oil, Vote)

The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.
- Bono
(Keywords: Disease, Extreme, Eye, Fact, First, Ocean, Poverty)

Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Culture, Extreme, Simplicity)

It may be an extreme example brought about by abnormal circumstances - but the criteria of human rights kick in, surely, precisely when the conditions are extreme and the situation is abnormal.
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Keywords: Circumstances, Example, Extreme, Rights, Human rights, May)

From the subtle to the extreme, our culture and our values are under unrelenting attack from the media.
- Tammy Bruce
(Keywords: Values, Culture, Extreme, Media)

Shortly after this, I placed my command on our extreme left, to watch and fight the enemy should he make another attack, and went to Cemetary Hill for observation.
- John Buford
(Keywords: Enemy, Extreme, Fight, Observation)

The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme.
- John Buford
(Keywords: Men, Behavior, Bravery, Extreme, July, June, Night, Zeal)

Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme, although you would have had a greater certainty in coming back alive.
- Alan Bullock
(Keywords: Certainty, Extreme, Weekend)

English policy may not yet have made the definite decision to attack us; but it doubtless wishes, by all and every means, even the most extreme, to hinder every further expansion of German international influence and of German maritime power.
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Keywords: Power, Policy, Decision, English, Extreme, Influence, May, Wishes)

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'm a bit of a worrier, to an extreme. I'll crack a joke, then worry if I've offended someone - even when they're laughing. I have a guilt complex, always worrying.
- Sophia Bush
(Keywords: Extreme, Guilt, Worry)

To the American people I say, awaken to what is happening. It is the duty of each citizen to be vigilant, to protect liberty, to speak out, left and right and disagree lest be trampled underfoot by misguided zealotry and extreme partisanship.
- Robert Byrd
(Keywords: People, American, Duty, Extreme, Liberty, Right)

I have never seen such extreme partisanship, such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.
- Robert Byrd
(Keywords: Constitution, Extreme, Fate, Fathers, Forgetfulness)

Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license.
- George Chapman
(Keywords: Love, Chastity, Extreme, Extremes, Hatred)

No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: Faith, People, Extreme, May, State)

Spitfire asked me if I had a problem talking about Van Halen or Extreme. I really don't. There are people who are just going to want to know what it was like to play with Eddie.
- Gary Cherone
(Keywords: People, Extreme, Play, Talking, Want)

I have a little history. I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan. Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement.
- Gary Cherone
(Keywords: History, Temple, Extreme, Guitar, Road)

In my writing with Extreme, there are heavy themes. The cover photo has me with a gun to my neck. I am not advocating suicide. I am taking the philosophy that man is the measure of his own fate.
- Gary Cherone
(Keywords: Extreme, Fate, Man, Measure, Philosophy, Suicide, Writing)

My favorite Extreme records were the last two. I can't listen to the first one.
- Gary Cherone
(Keywords: Extreme, Favorite, First)

You have Extreme and Van Halen and the history that I have with other people I played with. There are some effects that will hopefully break that stereotype.
- Gary Cherone
(Keywords: History, People, Extreme, Will)

Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
- Shirley Chisholm
(Keywords: Time, Idea, Congress, Extreme, Meeting)

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Keywords: Men, Earth, Extreme, Nationalism, Perspective, Stars)

The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Wisdom, Extreme, Madness, Public)

The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both.
- John Cornyn
(Keywords: Politics, Religion, Islam, Enemy, Extreme, Intolerance, Minority, Terrorism, Tradition)

In Jefferson's mind democracy was tantamount to extreme individualism.
- Herbert Croly
(Keywords: Democracy, Extreme, Individualism, Mind)

When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death. Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it.
- John Cusack
(Keywords: Politics, Death, Truth, Aesthetics, Extreme, Fascism)

I didn't see my character, Core, as a cannibal but as somebody who is extremely passionate and who doesn't have any conscience. She takes her passion to its complete extreme.
- Beatrice Dalle
(Keywords: Character, Conscience, Extreme, Passion)

I think Haiti is a place that suffers so much from neglect that people only want to hear about it when It's at its extreme. And that's what they end up knowing about it.
- Edwidge Danticat
(Keywords: People, End, Extreme, Neglect, Want)

There seems to be one quality of mind which seems to be of special and extreme advantage in leading him to make discoveries. It was the power of never letting exceptions go unnoticed.
- Francis Darwin
(Keywords: Power, Quality, Extreme, Leading, Mind)

The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
- Clint Eastwood
(Keywords: Extreme, Man, Prejudice)

I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
- Clint Eastwood
(Keywords: Extreme, Fact, Man, Prejudice)

I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction.
- David Eddings
(Keywords: Science, Extreme, Fiction, Mankind, Opinion, Popularity, Theory)

I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
- Elizabeth I
(Keywords: Extreme, Reputation, Unworthy)

The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny.
- John Ensign
(Keywords: People, Belief, Act, Chance, Danger, Democracy, Extreme, Liberty, President, Tyranny, Voting, Will)

Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that's where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care.
- Paul Farmer
(Keywords: Health, Care, Extreme, Limitations, Poverty, Promise)

The point is that there is tremendous hypocrisy among the Christian right. And I think that Christian voters should start looking at global warming and extreme poverty as a religious issue that speaks to the culture of life.
- Al Franken
(Keywords: Life, Christian, Culture, Extreme, Global warming, Hypocrisy, Poverty, Religious, Right)

We expect that in the next years, the economy will improve. And we expect that extreme poverty will drop from 22 percent to 11 percent by the year 2000.
- Alberto Fujimori
(Keywords: Economy, Extreme, Poverty, Will, Years)

Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Keywords: People, Being, Criticism, Extreme, Freedom, Grave, Laziness, Literary)

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
- Shakti Gawain
(Keywords: Ambition, Extreme, Nothing)

I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last Samurai' was an extreme example of that. Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing.
- Tony Goldwyn
(Keywords: Day, Example, Extreme, Wonder)

I'm not really allowed to talk about the Dead though. I think when we are at our best, we definitely do things that the Dead or no other band could do. We explore things and take things to the extreme.
- Mike Gordon
(Keywords: Extreme, Talk)

All of my activities are so pedestrian. The extreme sport I play is ping pong. And we play it hard. If any of you suckers want to step up to the table, be ready.
- Seth Green
(Keywords: Extreme, Play, Want)

That made me feel good, not to go to a resort where outside the door is extreme poverty.
- Jasmine Guy
(Keywords: Extreme, Poverty)



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