Quotations on Rest
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The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Interest, Nations, Value, World)
So there's always been this clash between what is the public good - that which belongs to all of us in common - and what can be exploited for a private interest.
- Neil Abercrombie
(Keywords: Interest, Public)
A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.
- Abigail Adams
(Keywords: Rest, World)
Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.
- Jane Addams
(Keywords: Patriotism, Hope, Affection, Interest, Nation)
I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: Care, Expression, Freedom, Interest, Journalism, Liberty, Speech)
Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Consideration, Custom, Force, Interest, Meeting, Public)
I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Love, Choice, Interest, Man, Woman)
He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Society, Ideology, Interest, Risk)
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)
Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: Time, Life, Interest, Relationships)
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 went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man. But didn't interest me. I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and Klee who had also studied with Stuck. He had a good name at that time.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Time, Interest, Man, Name)
We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design.
- Steve Albini
(Keywords: Design, Music, Accident, Interest, Investigation, Trying)
It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me.
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Life, Impression, Interest, Trying)
It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it.
- Archibald Alexander
(Keywords: Men, Credit, Interest, News)
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)
While we are under the tyranny of Priests, it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason, in order to establish systems incompatible therewith.
- Ethan Allen
(Keywords: Nature, Interest, Law, Order, Reason, Tyranny, Will)
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)
Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Failure, Harm, Hesitation, Indecision, Interest, Office, State, Will)
Yes, of course that's true but you know, the irony of all that is that before the accident, I'd pretty much lost interest in playing drums.
- Rick Allen
(Keywords: Accident, Interest, Irony, Pretty)
Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Time, Rest, Winter)
What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Country, Debt, Friends, Interest, Republican)
All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.
- Isabel Allende
(Keywords: Death, End, Freedom, Interest, Justice, Loyalty, Violence, Writing)
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)
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Art, Music, Soul, Interest, Key, Song, Teaching, Will)
Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature.
- Michael P. Anderson
(Keywords: Music, Growing up, Interest, Kids, Literature, Writing)
I went to the University of Washington as a physics and astronomy major. My other interest, of course, was aviation. I always wanted to be a pilot. And if you're going to fly airplanes, the best place to be is the Air Force.
- Michael P. Anderson
(Keywords: Airplanes, Astronomy, Aviation, Force, Interest, Physics, University, Washington)
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)
It is not easy to find something that will intrigue and bind your interest and enthusiasm. This you must seek for yourself.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Enthusiasm, Interest, Will)
They ask questions like 'do you believe in aliens' and those types of things. They were really interested in aliens, and that was really something that the Japanese have an interest in, and they are also very big fans of romances.
- Shiri Appleby
(Keywords: Fans, Interest, Questions)
I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Life, Politics, Interest, Now, Writing)
The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre.
- Leon Askin
(Keywords: Mother, Entertainment, Interest, Theatre)
What I will learn over the years will be of benefit and interest to me personally but, as far as the program is concerned, I'm the mouthpiece of the viewers as well.
- Michael Aspel
(Keywords: Interest, Will, Years)
One of the experts bought his first piece at the age of four, so they did start very young, most of them. They did it out of genuine interest but today's kids are much more materialistic and there's a danger, I suppose, that they might just be out to make dosh.
- Michael Aspel
(Keywords: Age, Danger, Experts, First, Interest, Kids, Today)
To all the rest of his Absurdities, (for vice is always unreasonable,) he adds one more, who expects that Vertue from another which he won't practise himself.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: Rest, Vice)
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)
It was regarded as a responsibility of the BBC to provide programs which have a broad spectrum of interest, and if there was a hole in that spectrum, then the BBC would fill it.
- David Attenborough
(Keywords: Interest, Responsibility)
It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
- David Attenborough
(Keywords: Life, Beauty, Excitement, Interest, Living, World, Worth)
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Society, Forgiveness, Crime, Interest, Murder, Party)
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)
The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Truth, Progress, Interest, Taxes)
Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.
- Irving Babbitt
(Keywords: Happiness, Humility, Interest, Needs, Self, Will)