Quotations on Son

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Paranoia is an illness I contracted in institutions. It is not the reason for my sentences to reform school and prison. It is the effect, not the cause.
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Keywords: Cause, Effect, Illness, Paranoia, Prison, Reason, Reform, School)

I've wanted somehow to convey to you the sensations - the atmospheric pressure, you might say - of what it is to be seriously a long-term prisoner in an American prison.
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Keywords: American, Pressure, Prison, Sensations)

The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Man, Reason, Rest)

With Connery, he does act. He is in complete command. He completely trusts the person first, then the instrument. I've worked with his son also, on a picture in Russia.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Son, Act, First, Russia)

Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.
- Will Adams
(Keywords: Art, Being, Geometry, Grace, Mathematics, Now, Reason, Understanding)

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Happiness, Heart, Burden, Disease, Hatred, Poison, Sorrow)

They wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good.
- Casey Affleck
(Keywords: Movies, Hate, Horror, Nothing, Reason, Talking, Wrong)

Well, I actually tell my son that I don't have any hair because he asked me the same question that I gave it to him when he was born, so he actually still believes that. He's five years old.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: Son, Hair, Old, Question, Years)

I hope I presented what I felt the woman seemed to be about, but I couldn't give any reason as to why she remained in the relationship other than that their relationship was very special.
- Jenny Agutter
(Keywords: Hope, Reason, Woman)

For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Keywords: Countries, Rights, Observation, Reason, Relationships, Respect)

Just dying should not be a reason for taxes.
- Todd Akin
(Keywords: Dying, Reason, Taxes)

We made them drink poison last night and Saddam Hussein's soldiers and his great forces gave the Americans a lesson which will not be forgotten by history. Truly.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: History, Americans, Night, Poison, Soldiers, Will)

A more important reason is that the bands will intuitively trust someone they think is a peer, and who speaks fondly of the same formative rock and roll experiences.
- Steve Albini
(Keywords: Trust, Reason, Will)

There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago.
- Hannes Alfven
(Keywords: Time, Doubt, Infinite, Myth, Reason, Universe, Years)

Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
- William R. Alger
(Keywords: Men, Reason, Want, Wrath)

If you're going to kill someone there isn't much reason to get all worked up about it and angry - you just pull the trigger. Angry discussions beforehand are a waste of time. We need to smile at Novell while we pull the trigger.
- Jim Allchin
(Keywords: Time, Reason, Smile, Waste)

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)

Yes, women are stronger than us. They face more directly the problems that confront them, and for that reason they are much more spectacular to talk about. I don't know why I am more interested in women, because I don't go to any psychiatrists, and I don't want to know why.
- Pedro Almodovar
(Keywords: Women, Problems, Reason, Talk, Want)

I was born in Montreal in 1939, the second son of poor immigrants.
- Sidney Altman
(Keywords: Son, Poor)

In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Development, Hinduism, Conscience, Reason, Thinking)

Having my son, I mean, I feel already that it makes me a better actress. Just the feeling and the love that expands in my being is more than I ever thought possible.
- Lauren Ambrose
(Keywords: Love, Son, Thought, Being, Feeling)

That's probably half the reason I wanted to be in a band - I wanted to see the world.
- Jeff Ament
(Keywords: Reason, World)

The relative property of the Son is to be begotten, that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.
- William Ames
(Keywords: Nature, Father, Son, Property)

The worst thing is always thinking of titles for records, with some reason behind them, and she just came out with the word, which she thought was a good word, a hard word, and since then we've sort of attached loads of meaning to it.
- Emma Anderson
(Keywords: Thought, Meaning, Reason, Thinking, Titles, Word)

I think in a sense this is a house that was built on a bad foundation. And the foundation was the Americans coming here and allowing the sacking, burning and plunder of Baghdad, for whatever reason.
- Jon Lee Anderson
(Keywords: Americans, Reason, Sense)

My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.
- Loni Anderson
(Keywords: Sister, Son, Daughter, Now, School)

Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work.
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Work, Change, Father, Baby, Being, Living, Reason, Want)

The only reason I'm coming out here tomorrow is the schedule says I have to.
- Sparky Anderson
(Keywords: Reason, Tomorrow)

My success? Being born the son of Moses Annenberg.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Success, Son, Being)

Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Hope, Reason, Tragedy)

We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Fear, Poison, Shipwreck)

One reason I don't suffer Writer's Block is that I don't wait on the muse, I summon it at need.
- Piers Anthony
(Keywords: Reason, Writer)

Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Reason, Salvation)

Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Men, Reason, Sense)

Reason in man is rather like God in the world.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: God, Man, Reason, World)

There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.
- Louis Aragon
(Keywords: Error, Flowers, Reason, Senses)

O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
- Louis Aragon
(Keywords: Dreams, Now, Reason, State, Waking)

Can the knowledge deriving from reason even begin to compare with knowledge perceptible by sense?
- Louis Aragon
(Keywords: Knowledge, Reason, Sense)

Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.
- Louis Aragon
(Keywords: Imagination, Men, Work, Fear, Ideas, Control, Error, Reason, Senses)

I have 40 years of unpublished material, the ones they don't pick, and the reason I don't redraw them or use them again is that I like to use my brain every day and come up with new jokes.
- Sergio Aragones
(Keywords: Day, Jokes, Reason, Years)

The reason I love comics more than anything else is that the longest story will be just a few pages. With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening.
- Sergio Aragones
(Keywords: Love, Reason, Will)

Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Hope, Prison, Punishment, Years)

And I did wonder - because it's now three years ago since I left prison - whether there would come a time when I would forget it, or it would be in the past as anything else might be - no, it's there every day of my life.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Life, Time, Day, Forget, Now, Past, Prison, Wonder, Years)

But I certainly made mistakes, for which I regret, I think most human beings in their lifetime make mistakes, mine ended up in two years prison - two very remarkable years from which I learnt a lot.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Mistakes, Prison, Regret, Remarkable, Years)

Sixty per cent of people entering prison today are illiterate.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: People, Prison, Today)

I wrote a million words in the first year, and I could never have done that outside of prison.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: First, Prison, Words)

I will say that the prison regime is rather a good one for a writer because you have plenty of time to write.
- Mary Archer
(Keywords: Time, Prison, Will, Writer)

Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Wisdom, Being, Choice, Excellence, Lying, Man, Reason, State)

We all look to have transcendent experiences that lift us out of the everyday, and fear is a good one. But, I think it's the same reason why people want to laugh their heads off.
- Adam Arkin
(Keywords: People, Fear, Reason, Want)

But if you cover the World Series on the news or do a feature on an Ali boxing match then all of a sudden ears go up all over the place and people say what the hell are you doing. The reason for that is that we're doing something that people are really interested in.
- Roone Arledge
(Keywords: People, Boxing, Hell, News, Reason, World)



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