Top 2968 He Quotes of 2020

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“What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”

― A. A. Milne

“The average man, if he meddles with criticism at all, is a conservative critic.”

― A. E. Housman

“I guess John Wayne would be one. I just respected the way he acted.”

― A. J. Foyt

“The President’s post should not be politicised. Once a president is elected, he is above politics.”

― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“We have to confront the very scary fact that the president is a moron. He’s really dumb.”

― Aaron McGruder

“I dig Steve Harvey: he’s the suit man. I be checking him out.”

― Aaron Neville

“I feel very competitive with Robert Morse off-set. We often duke it out. He always wins.”

― Aaron Staton

“I first met Jimbo Wales, the face of Wikipedia, when he came to speak at Stanford.”

― Aaron Swartz

“I am obsessed with the painter Jonas Wood, but I don’t think I’ll ever be able to afford one of his paintings. He’s an L.A.-based painter; his stuff is incredible.”

― Abbi Jacobson

“Trump has actually been tougher on Ukraine than President Obama was. The first thing he did was put sanctions on Russia as it relates to the Ukraine.”

― Abby Huntsman

“Chris Messina is awesome. He’s amazing.”

― Abigail Spencer

“God is of no importance unless He is of supreme importance.”

― Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self-government – that is despotism.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.”

― Abraham Maslow

“Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails.”

― Abu Bakar Bashir

“He who fears to weep, should learn to be kind to those who weep.”

― Abu Bakr

“He who avoids complaint invites happiness.”

― Abu Bakr

“I like Kanye West… he makes good music.”

― Ad-Rock

“Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.”

― Adam Clayton

“Newt Gingrich seldom misses a chance to note that he is a historian.”

― Adam Hochschild

“I like Barrington Leavey; he’s the best, and Toots and The Maytals are also the best.”

― Adam Lamberg

“I was a huge Beatles fan. The Stones, Dylan. Later on, I got into Stevie Wonder, and Bill Withers – he’s one of my heroes. Al Green, too.”

― Adam Levine

“The best thing about Mick Jagger is how uncalculating he is. He does what he wants to do and it feels right. He’s not a dancer – neither am I.”

― Adam Levine

“Any time Chris Nolan wants to call me for advice, he can.”

― Adam McKay

“David O. Russell is probably my favorite filmmaker. He’s not only a great director, but he’s also a great writer.”

― Adam McKay

“I love Obama. He’s my favorite president of all time.”

― Adam Pally

“I wouldn’t say jamie is an evil genius. I’m not sure he’s evil and I’m not sure he’s a genius.”

― Adam Savage

“I’m a sucker for Thought Catalog. Shelby Fero is really funny on Twitter. And Patton Oswalt, he’s sort of like a Twitter throb.”

― Addison Timlin

“He who slings mud generally loses ground.”

― Adlai Stevenson I

“What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.”

― Adlai Stevenson I

“The Israelites frequently forsook God, and he as frequently forsook them. But when they repented and returned to him, he remembered his covenant and delivered them from their distresses.”

― Adoniram Judson

“I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he makes a film every 18 months. He’s amazing really.”

― Adrian Lyne

“I used to live in Chris Rock’s former apartment. I’ve got some junk mail for him if he wants it.”

― Adrian Tomine

“When Curtis Mayfield made ‘Super Fly,’ he used the lyric to make a statement.”

― Adrian Younge

“He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.”

― Aeschylus

“Time as he grows old teaches all things.”

― Aeschylus

“A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.”

― Aeschylus

“A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.”

― Aesop

“Chris Parnell’s a genius, so he’d be amazing on ‘Who’s Line.’”

― Aisha Tyler

“I love my cobbler, and he fixes my soles and soul for me.”

― Aisling Bea

“Man is a genius when he is dreaming.”

― Akira Kurosawa

“He that wounds himself, even though he has not the right, is not culpable; but if others have wounded him, they are culpable.”

― Akiva ben Joseph

“My dad loved comedians, especially George Jessel, and he loved Henny Youngman and Buddy Hackett.”

― Al Franken

“Gary Bauer is a very good – he’s a good friend of mine.”

― Al Franken

“He’s sharp, he can score and he doesn’t worry about missing.”

― Alan Hansen

“Potentially he could be. He scored the goal four years ago in France against Argentina that was extraordinary.”

― Alan Hansen

“He’s a million rubber bands in his resilience.”

― Alan K. Simpson

“He has to do the heavy lifting and the windows and the wash, and also protect the president.”

― Alan K. Simpson

“Steve was perfectly aware of the Dynabook. That was one of the reasons he wanted me to come to Apple.”

― Alan Kay

“What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?”

― Alan Paton

“Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.”

― Albert Camus

“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”

― Albert Einstein

“God may be subtle, but he isn’t plain mean.”

― Albert Einstein

“The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.”

― Albert Einstein

“My dad was great. He was very droll, very dry.”

― Albert Finney

“The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries.”

― Albert Schweitzer

“Paul Newman made eight of my favorite movies. He chose a certain kind of movie I really identified with.”

― Alden Ehrenreich

“I don’t hate Trump, but he’s not somebody I admire.”

― Alec Baldwin

“John McTiernan, the director, is not Ingmar Bergman. He does action-adventure movies.”

― Alec Baldwin

“In ‘A Confession,’ Tolstoy found meaning that he could hold on to, and he lived for another 30 years.”

― Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

“I understand Sean Penn. He has every right to look for El Chapo.”

― Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

“I’ve seen Bruno Mars before, he’s amazing.”

― Alessandra Ambrosio

“Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He’s the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square.”

― Alex Cox

“If someone says Wes Anderson is an auteur, I’ll believe it 100 percent. Fine. He’s an auteur, but I’m not.”

― Alex Garland

“Mesut is a great player and he also works hard off the ball.”

― Alex Iwobi

“Rush Holt would be a fine senator. He’s an actual physicist, which is neat. He cares very strongly about global warming, which is probably the single most pressing issue of our era.”

― Alex Pareene

“What really destroyed Tucker Carlson, respected magazine journalist, was TV. TV exposed him as glib, smug, and not nearly as clever as he thought he was.”

― Alex Pareene

“When a casting agent sees me, he kind of knows what he’s getting.”

― Alexa Vega

“Sheik Hilaly is making a good contribution. He is making a good contribution.”

― Alexander Downer

“A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with – a man is what he makes of himself.”

― Alexander Graham Bell

“If they had Mozart today, they couldn’t work with him, although he was a very adaptable man.”

― Alexander Kluge

“A man doesn’t plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.”

― Alexander Smith

“His huff arrived and he departed in it.”

― Alexander Woollcott

“It is unacceptable to be disrespectful of Congressman Crowley. He’s done some phenomenal, phenomenal work for the Bronx and Queens.”

― Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, may have had his charms, but he really couldn’t be considered hip.”

― Alexei Sayle

“Arsene Wenger is different. He’s a purist. He’s a professor of football. A professor.”

― Alexis Sanchez

“Man knows much more than he understands.”

― Alfred Adler

“When a writer talks about his work, he’s talking about a love affair.”

― Alfred Kazin

“He makes no friends who never made a foe.”

― Alfred Lord Tennyson

“God’s finger touched him, and he slept.”

― Alfred Lord Tennyson

“It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not.”

― Alfred Nobel

“Tom Kitt aside – he’s in his own category with me, of course – Stephen Sondheim is one of my all-time favorite composers.”

― Alice Ripley

“He looks as though he’s been weaned on a pickle.”

― Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“’Socialism’ became this weird household word partially because right-wingers call Obama a socialist, which he is the farthest from.”

― Alicia Garza

“Ted Danson is amazing. He’s incredible.”

― Alison Brie

“I love Jason Bateman. He’s so funny.”

― Alison Brie

“Shakespeare did not consider himself the legislator of mankind. He faithfully records man’s problems and does not evidently propose to solve them.”

― Allan Bloom

“He’s helped me do so much in my career, helped me be the player that I am. If there’s no Larry Brown, then there’s no MVP, Allen Iverson.”

― Allen Iverson

“Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.”

― Alphonse Karr

“God is displeased at the diffidence of souls who love Him sincerely and whom He Himself loves.”

― Alphonsus Liguori

“I’ve always liked Dzeko – he’s a champion.”

― Alvaro Morata

“I simply cannot vote for Senator Obama because he’s not pro-life.”

― Alveda King

“Kevin Keegan said if he had a blank sheet of paper, five names would be on it.”

― Alvin Martin

“Justin Theroux is the ideal team partner to have. He’s a writer. He’s a director.”

― Amanda Warren

“Shawn Kemp was the player that I grew up watching, when he was with the SuperSonics.”

― Amar’e Stoudemire

“Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“A man is known by the company he organizes.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“Floyd Mayweather has fought the biggest names throughout his career and has earned the right to face whoever he chooses.”

― Amir Khan

“I’ve always been a UFC fan, and I like McGregor and the way he promotes it.”

― Amir Khan

“God has been replaced, as he has all over the West, with respectability and air conditioning.”

― Amiri Baraka

“I met Malcolm the month before he was killed. He deeply changed my mind about America.”

― Amiri Baraka

“Mao Zedong was a revolutionary. He made a revolution.”

― Amiri Baraka

“The youth in India tend to be rebellious, as with everywhere else, and that makes Shiva exciting. He has the rebellious qualities that the youths like.”

― Amish Tripathi

“I do what I want. Everybody does what he likes. What is so unique about it?”

― Amit Shah

“Mr. Leonardo DiCaprio – he be soo gorgeous, no wonder all the ladies flockin’ to him – He be Gatsby.”

― Amitabh Bachchan

“Romney is not funny. When he tries to be, it often comes across as awkward.”

― Ana Navarro

“The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.”

― Anatole France

“Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.”

― Anatole France

“Ben Horowitz, he’s the guy. He’s really big into hip-hop, and he’s a brainiac.”

― Andre Iguodala

“Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.”

― Andre Malraux

“John Williams is, without question, talented. He writes very good scores and very good melodies and all that.”

― Andre Previn

“When I was 4 or 5, I attended my father’s concerts. He very often played Strauss waltzes as encores and I saw something happening with the audience.”

― Andre Rieu

“When someone decides to come to the U.S., he knows what he’s getting into.”

― Andrea Pirlo

“Messi is the best player in the world; he is amazing.”

― Andrea Pirlo

“We worked with David Thibodeau, who wrote a book about Waco, on which the series is based. He’s one of the nine survivors.”

― Andrea Riseborough

“A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated, but he must be undaunted.”

― Andrew Bernstein

“First, he must hold rational values, and to do this he must be a thinker.”

― Andrew Bernstein

“Much of America rooted for Mr. Obama simply because he is black.”

― Andrew Breitbart

“In speaking, for convenience, of devices and expedients, I did not intend to imply that Shakespeare always deliberately aimed at the effects which he produced.”

― Andrew Coyle Bradley

“Obviously, a power player in a criminal organization doesn’t have to persuade anyone. He can just do what he wants.”

― Andrew Dominik

“I’m not calling Mr. DeSantis a racist. I’m simply saying the racists believe he’s a racist.”

― Andrew Gillum

“He missed an invaluable opportunity to hold his tongue.”

― Andrew Lang

“It was Nick Willing’s intention to make ‘Hatter’ as sarcastically British funny as he could.”

― Andrew-Lee Potts

“I do not regret working with Rupert Murdoch. But there is a nasty undertone to a lot of what he does which does not exist with the Barclays.”

― Andrew Neil

“My father was not prone to worship, but he worshiped Arthur Sulzberger.”

― Andrew Rosenthal

“Canadians didn’t vote for a carbon tax. Justin Trudeau campaigned, promised that he wouldn’t create a carbon tax.”

― Andrew Scheer

“Biden is actually a wonk at heart. Despite his gaffes, he’s very cerebral.”

― Andrew Shaffer

“Fermat said he had a proof.”

― Andrew Wiles

“I’m a huge fan of Big L. He is my favorite rapper.”

― Andy Milonakis

“Working with and collaborating with and for Peter Jackson was an incredible experience because he is such a phenomenal filmmaker.”

― Andy Serkis

“Poor fellow, he suffers from files.”

― Aneurin Bevan

“He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.”

― Aneurin Bevan

“I have grown a lot under Ancelotti. He got the best out of me.”

― Angel Di Maria

“When Bush says democracy, I often wonder what he’s referring to.”

― Angela Davis

“I remember a Humphrey Bogart movie where he was a reporter, so I wanted to be a reporter, and then he was a parachutist, and I wanted to be a parachutist.”

― Angie Dickinson

“I have no concern for the common man except that he should not be so common.”

― Angus Wilson

“By the way he carried himself, you really thought that Bon Scott was immortal.”

― Angus Young

“I’d sue the bottom off my husband if he dared to put me in one of his films, and he knows that.”

― Anita Dobson

“My son is very trendy and with-it, and he was the one who showed me ‘Gummo.’”

― Anita Pallenberg

“If only Al Sharpton were around, Lincoln would have known he was a victim of racism.”

― Ann Coulter

“Zayn Malik is responsible for countless smiles, countless laughs; he’s saved endless fans’ lives.”

― Anna Todd

“I love Harry Styles. He’s one of the nicest people in the entire world.”

― Anna Todd

“But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.”

― Anne Bronte

“I didn’t raise Todd to be a writer, but he happened to be one anyway.”

― Anne McCaffrey

“I claim Dickens as a mentor. He’s my teacher. He’s one of my driving forces.”

― Anne Rice

“God owns heaven but He craves the earth.”

― Anne Sexton

“If anybody is a master at improvisation, it would be Ken Jeong. He is hilarious.”

― Anneliese van der Pol

“A writer looking for subjects inquires not after what he loves best, but after what he alone loves at all.”

― Annie Dillard

“No one ever thought Clint Eastwood was funny, but he was.”

― Annie Leibovitz

“M dad was a boxer, so he had this fierce, physical presence.”

― Anthony Browne

“A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although… he may be permitted to be an intellectual.”

― Anthony Burgess

“I actually did a lot of interviews with Benjamin Bratt, and I learned a lot about him in all of those 60 something interviews that we did, because it was a junket. He speaks very well, and I learned that from him.”

― Anthony Gonzalez

“I worked with Steven Spielberg on Amistad… he seemed so very secure in himself that he let me do things.”

― Anthony Hopkins

“My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.”

― Anthony Hopkins

“My perfect reader doesn’t just read – he or she devours books.”

― Anthony Horowitz

“Reince Priebus – if you want to leak something – he’ll be asked to resign very shortly.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“It is self-evident that at sixty-five a man has done all that he is fit to do.”

― Anthony Trollope

“It is the test of a novel writer’s art that he conceal his snake-in-the-grass; but the reader may be sure that it is always there.”

― Anthony Trollope

“An author must be nothing if he do not love truth; a barrister must be nothing if he do.”

― Anthony Trollope

“Man is what he believes.”

― Anton Chekhov

“A fiance is neither this nor that: he’s left one shore, but not yet reached the other.”

― Anton Chekhov

“When an actor has money he doesn’t send letters, he sends telegrams.”

― Anton Chekhov

“My father is Polish, and at 68, he still wears a Speedo to the beach, and he wears regular briefs – so did his father. That was my upbringing.”

― Antoni Porowski

“When a player deserves to play, with me, he’ll play.”

― Antonio Conte

“He who does not fill his world with phantoms remains alone.”

― Antonio Porchia

“He who goes step by step always finds himself level with a step.”

― Antonio Porchia

“I’m a huge fan of David Hockney. I love the way he keeps reinventing himself.”

― Antony Sher

“He that knew all that learning ever writ, Knew only this – that he knew nothing yet.”

― Aphra Behn

“It is the duty of the law-giver to deliver to the many the instructions of whose truth he has persuaded himself.”

― Apollonius of Tyana

“Nero may have understood how to tune his cithern, but he disgraced his imperial office both by slackening and by tightening the strings.”

― Apollonius of Tyana

“My ideal is for each to do what he knows and what he can.”

― Apollonius of Tyana

“A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man.”

― Archibald MacLeish

“He was definitely an original and a one-of-a-kind. Truly there was only one Prince.”

― Aretha Franklin

“When President George W. Bush cut taxes, he cut them for everyone.”

― Ari Fleischer

“Henry Winkler is the most lovable man. He is like everybody’s favorite grandfather.”

― Ari Graynor

“Obama must scrutinize and disassemble the post-Sept. 11 imperial presidency, even if he reduces his own power in the process.”

― Ari Melber

“It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.”

― Ariel Durant

“Abu Mazen is not a member of the Zionist movement. He is a Palestinian.”

― Ariel Sharon

“Eddie Murphy was the Michael Jordan of comedy. He had a full range of abilities.”

― Aries Spears

“A man’s homeland is wherever he prospers.”

― Aristophanes

“He who hath many friends hath none.”

― Aristotle

“No one loves the man whom he fears.”

― Aristotle

“He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.”

― Aristotle

“Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.”

― Aristotle

“If Mourinho loses 4-1, he doesn’t sleep well.”

― Arjen Robben

“My grandfather is from Peshawar; he was born there.”

― Arjun Kapoor

“An actor is defined by the choices he or she makes.”

― Arjun Kapoor

“I told Warren if he mentions Prop. 13 one more time, he has to do 500 push-ups.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“He made the impossible possible.”

― Arsene Wenger

“I worship the quicksand he walks in.”

― Art Buchwald

“A humorist has to be taken seriously before he’s considered a real writer.”

― Art Buchwald

“Speak slowly, Michael. He is an honourable man.”

― Arthur Cohn

“Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.”

― Arthur Conan Doyle

“If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.”

― Arthur Goldberg

“The universal narrator knows all and can enter a character’s head any time he chooses.”

― Arthur Herzog

“Times have changed since George Herbert… but the principle and spirit in which he ministered as a priest remains an inspiration and model for all priests.”

― Arthur Middleton

“A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.”

― Arthur Schopenhauer

“It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character.”

― Arthur Schopenhauer

“Lindor is a good player. When I was 20, I wasn’t conditioned like he is.”

― Asdrubal Cabrera

“I’m a huge LeBron James fan. I love The Heat. He’s an incredible basketball player.”

― Ashley Bell

“I’m not a diva, I’m not an egotistical guy that comes and thinks he’s bigger than anyone.”

― Ashley Cole

“Eric Church knocks down doors everywhere he goes.”

― Ashley McBryde

“Roy Acuff’s from Maynardville, and that’s where a lot of my family’s from. So he’s, I’ve been told, a distant cousin, as well.”

― Ashley Monroe

“Working with Salman, I have observed that he is a very straightforward person.”

― Asin

“Everybody watches Bruce Lee. That’s a legend. He’s the man!”

― Astro

“It is about this very abstract sense of displacement that he feels the moment he turns off the television.”

― Atom Egoyan

“It is the small owner who offers the only really profitable and reliable material for taxation. He is made for taxation.”

― Auberon Herbert

“Man should be ever better than he seems.”

― Aubrey de Vere

“President Obama has shown he has the vision to support average consumers and taxpayers.”

― Austin Ligon

“God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.”

― Austin O’Malley

“Rob is incredibly supportive. When I work he takes care of the kids and vice versa.”

― Ayda Field

“According to Netanyahu, he should rule like a Caesar, and the Knesset should be run by the tyranny of the majority.”

― Ayman Odeh

“Bill Cunningham… he knows fashion better than anybody.”

― Azzedine Alaia

“Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.”

― B. C. Forbes

“No theory changes what it is a theory about; man remains what he has always been.”

― B. F. Skinner

“I met will.i.am in the studio and played him a couple of songs and he liked them. We’re similar but there’s nobody in my lane doing what I’m doing.”

― B.o.B

“Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit.”

― Babe Ruth

“Verily He answereth him who prayeth unto Him, and is near unto him who calleth on Him.”

― Baha’u’llah

“Johnny Depp is one of my favorite actors because he takes chances.”

― Bai Ling

“He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.”

― Baltasar Gracian

“He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other’s slave.”

― Baltasar Gracian

“President Bush in his inaugural address talked about bringing freedom to countries that don’t have it. He didn’t specify how.”

― Barbara Boxer

“Let’s judge a man on what he’s done.”

― Barbara Bush

“Those quotations were really quite obscure. Anyone can see that he is a very well read man.”

― Barbara Pym

“No one could ad lib like Peter. You would think that it was all scripted, he was so poetic, but it wasn’t.”

― Barbara Walters

“Bill Cosby, you know, he’s a delightful guy.”

― Barry Corbin

“A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.”

― Barry Hannah

“Chris O’Dowd’s a legend, isn’t he? I like him.”

― Barry Keoghan

“It was sort of his ‘Brando’ moment – his very ‘method’ moment. He just absorbed it and continued on.”

― Barry Pepper

“I wanted to be the Dutch Bruce Jenner – that was my goal. He was my hero.”

― Bas Rutten

“I want to be Kanye and do what he does musically. I’m very fearless.”

― Bebe Rexha

“We just recently saw Bruno Mars at the Hollywood Bowl, and he was incredible.”

― Bebe Rexha

“Greg Berlanti is in charge of a lot of superhero shows on television. He is a literal superhero. He is absolutely brilliant.”

― Becky Albertalli

“McGregor is a businessman through and through. He’s obviously a wrestling fan.”

― Becky Lynch

“He who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over.”

― Beilby Porteus

“Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he’d be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman.”

― Bela Lugosi

“The actor depends wholly on himself. He gives his performance in what, to him, seems the most effective manner.”

― Bela Lugosi

“Colby Covington is an idiot. He is so stupid.”

― Ben Askren

“The firing of Kevin Williamson from ‘The Atlantic’ on the day he was set to give an opening Q&A in their offices was sadly unsurprising given the pattern of these types of hires.”

― Ben Domenech

“Obama was elected on the shoulders of an incipient movement that he allowed to languish once he became president.”

― Ben Fountain

“I’ve always had a soft spot for Phil Collins. He’s a great vocalist.”

― Ben Gibbard

“When it comes to writers and poets, for me it’s Vinicius de Moraes. He’s one of the greatest lyricists ever.”

― Ben Harper

“He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.”

― Ben Jonson

“He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.”

― Ben Jonson

“He threatens many that hath injured one.”

― Ben Jonson

“Fassbender is fearless; he’s a fearless actor.”

― Ben Mendelsohn

“My favorite-ever version of ‘King Lear’ is the 1971 film by Peter Brooks. He has this enormous fur thing, and it adds enormous gravitas.”

― Ben Mendelsohn

“I don’t like the sound of all the lists he’s making.”

― Ben Stein

“I didn’t know who Langston Hughes was till he met me backstage.”

― Ben Vereen

“Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“The very phrase ‘foreign affairs’ makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“He that has not got a wife is not yet a complete man.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that sows thorns should never go barefoot.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that can have patience can have what he will.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that rises late must trot all day.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that won’t be counseled can’t be helped.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that speaks much, is much mistaken.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that’s secure is not safe.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that lives upon hope will die fasting.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“Pooh is able to accomplish what he does because he is simpleminded.”

― Benjamin Hoff

“One man is as good as another until he has written a book.”

― Benjamin Jowett

“Bob Dylan’s not a hype and a haircut: he’s the real thing.”

― Benmont Tench

“The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others.”

― Bernard Berenson

“While Donald Trump believes in huge tax breaks for billionaires, he believes that states should actually have the right to lower the minimum wage below $7.25. What an outrage!”

― Bernie Sanders

“Representative Spencer Bachus is one of the only people I know from Alabama. I bet I’m the only socialist he knows.”

― Bernie Sanders

“He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.”

― Bertolt Brecht

“None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.”

― Bertrand Russell

“The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself.”

― Bertrand Russell

“If any philosopher had been asked for a definition of infinity, he might have produced some unintelligible rigmarole, but he would certainly not have been able to give a definition that had any meaning at all.”

― Bertrand Russell

“Yves Saint Laurent didn’t have friends. He loved nobody. He was intimate with nobody.”

― Betty Catroux

“If he invited you out, he’s got to pay.”

― Beyonce Knowles

“I have a lot of respect for Shaq. He’s one of the greatest NBA centers of all time.”

― Big Show

“I voted for Obama and I was delighted that he’s been elected.”

― Bill Ayers

“James Cain was saddled with being called the father of hardboiled fiction. Apparently, he didn’t like this saddle.”

― Bill Callahan

“Kinsey was six foot five, and he had this leader of men quality.”

― Bill Condon

“He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.”

― Bill Dana

“Though some student activists of the 1960s may have idolized Alinsky, he didn’t particularly idolize them.”

― Bill Dedman

“Mohammed al-Qahtani was not alleged to be a leader of the Sept. 11 plot. He was not trained as a pilot. If he was involved, he was one of the ‘muscle’ hijackers.”

― Bill Dedman

“Obama is not Bill Clinton. I don’t think he’s willing to let conservatives have any victories at all.”

― Bill Flores

“My father was actually a chemist. He got a degree in chemistry from Stanford.”

― Bill Foster

“I have a particular relationship with Vinod Khosla because he’s got a lot of very interesting science-based energy startups.”

― Bill Gates

“I met Robin Williams a few times, and he was a beautiful guy.”

― Bill Hader

“I really liked John Candy in ‘Planes, Trains & Automobiles.’ He was so good in that movie.”

― Bill Hader

“Pete Davidson – he’s in the movie ‘Trainwreck.’ He has a small part in it. I told Lorne Michaels about him, said he was really funny.”

― Bill Hader

“The road can be hard on a kid if he’s not careful.”

― Bill Haley

“All coaching is, is taking a player where he can’t take himself.”

― Bill McCartney

“I work for him despite his faults and he lets me work for him despite my deficiencies.”

― Bill Moyers

“Jerry Bruckheimer says that he makes films that he would want to see, and it seems that that coincides with what a lot of people want to see.”

― Bill Nighy

“I co-own the ranch with my brother, and he and his wife are really the backbone of the operation.”

― Bill Pullman

“He considers the theatrical version of Fanny and Alexander an amputated version of what his original film was, and he doesn’t really like the shorter film.”

― Bille August

“I didn’t find Jesus. He’s been there the whole time.”

― Billy Corgan

“Nobody is more truthful when he’s acting than De Niro.”

― Billy Crystal

“Mr. Hitchcock knew what he was doing.”

― Billy Crystal

“When Byrd came out of there, he had written a lot things while he was in the hospital.”

― Billy Eckstine

“I just love Stephen Colbert. He’s a genius.”

― Billy Eichner

“But my promoter Frank Warren knows what he is doing, and has been through this cycle many times with other fighters.”

― Billy Joe Saunders

“Conversion is a complete surrender to Jesus. It’s a willingness to do what he wants you to do.”

― Billy Sunday

“He has Van Gogh’s ear for music.”

― Billy Wilder

“Certainly I think the election of John Kennedy and all he stood for was one that really was an inspiration.”

― Birch Bayh

“It’s the prerogative of the writer to rewrite the world into one he would like to exist.”

― Birgitte Hjort Sorensen

“Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”

― Blaise Pascal

“It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.”

― Blaise Pascal

“What message do we send to America if we impeach Obama and he gets away?”

― Blake Farenthold

“I love Cee Lo, but I avoid him when he’s holding that smelly cat.”

― Blake Shelton

“If a comic is himself, there’ll be things he can’t do – because he has to adhere to that persona.”

― Bo Burnham

“We had a strong relationship with Walter Brown, and felt that he was the best owner in the league.”

― Bob Cousy

“No one heard about Bill Clinton on his first trip to New Hampshire. I showed Mike Huckabee around the state years before he ran, and no one knew him then, either.”

― Bob Ehrlich

“Much is written about the Batman because he is publicly exposed in print. Very little is known personally about his creator, because I haven’t given out that many interviews.”

― Bob Kane

“The citizens must be certain that the governor is attending to the duties for which he was elected.”

― Bob McDonnell

“The greatest comedian I’ve ever seen is Jack Benny. He wasn’t afraid of the silences.”

― Bob Newhart

“It is unlikely Yanukovich won. If he did, his government made it impossible to determine.”

― Bob Schaffer

“Salazar’s record is one of weakness; he hasn’t been a good attorney general.”

― Bob Schaffer

“I just fell into the Dylanesque idea of recording. He is real fast.”

― Bob Seger

“I’ve covered so much Tom Waits. He’s one of my favorite writers. I have a real affinity to how he writes.”

― Bob Seger

“When I looked at the third base coach, he turned his back on me.”

― Bob Uecker

“I hit a grand slam off Ron Herbel and when his manager Herman Franks came out to get him, he was bringing Herbel’s suitcase.”

― Bob Uecker

“What’s unfortunate about buying a pitcher for $12 million is that he carries no warranty.”

― Bob Verdi

“I gave my word that this source would not be identified unless he changed his mind. He has not.”

― Bob Woodward

“He who gets the best players usually wins.”

― Bobby Bowden

“Salman is a motivation himself. He has fire within him.”

― Bobby Deol

“Harry Truman, with what he did in dropping and having the guts to drop the bomb in 1944, saved – saved millions of American lives.”

― Bobby Knight

“Samoa Joe is great at kickboxing; he’s super aggressive – he’s tough.”

― Bobby Lashley

“My No. 1 is Johnny Depp, ever since ‘Cry Baby.’ He had my heart.”

― Bonnie McKee

“I really do like seeing Bobby Lashley get the torch and exactly seeing what he can do with it.”

― Booker T

“The Obama campaign decimated the newly regenerated anti-war movement in 2008. And he definitely isn’t anti-war.”

― Boots Riley

“My father is from North Carolina, and he got rid of his drawl really fast. He’s very much about speaking correctly, enunciating in certain ways.”

― Boots Riley

“Recently I saw Kasparov and he looked to me as still young and potent champion.”

― Boris Spassky

“No one needs to recut ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today.’”

― Brad Paisley

“John Cena is the man here. He’s the Hulk Hogan of our era.”

― Bray Wyatt

“When I was at Liverpool, I asked about Van Dijk when he was at Groningen and then at Celtic. But I was told he wouldn’t be for us at the time. Van Dijk could have jumped from Celtic to a Liverpool.”

― Brendan Rodgers

“I love Frank Sinatra. He is one of my biggest all-time idols.”

― Brendon Urie

“I totally relate to Tom Cruise. He’s not crazy, it’s just the litany of the mid-life crisis.”

― Bret Easton Ellis

“The Undertaker stood up for what was right. He earned everything he got.”

― Bret Hart

“I would have loved to have worked with Kurt Angle. He would have been a lot of fun to be in the ring with.”

― Bret Hart

“We elected Donald J. Trump to keep us jittery and entertained. He’s delivered.”

― Bret Stephens

“When Trump attacks the news media, he’s kicking a wounded animal.”

― Bret Stephens

“I think every player should think that he’s a difference maker.”

― Brett Favre

“I love Brody Stevens. He’s one of my favorite stand-ups.”

― Brett Gelman

“Woody Allen is in his ’70s and he’s making movies, so I look forward to getting there.”

― Brett Ratner

“Everybody’s got a father. Even if he’s not the nicest guy in the world.”

― Brian Azzarello

“He has your finger, but I have your heart.”

― Brian Celio

“If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well.”

― Brian Clough

“I do like Burial; he’s so curiously clumsy, you can’t help but be moved. It’s so un-Hollywood, and the rhythms are so un-danceable.”

― Brian Eno

“Aaron Cruden and Beauden Barrett have both been decent, but Dan Carter takes it on to a different level, and he kicks his goals better than both of them.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“I love Glen Campbell. He never gets a mention.”

― Brian Setzer

“The thing about a violent kid is that he can’t play imaginatively.”

― Brian Sutton-Smith

“I love Jet Li, he’s really special.”

― Bridget Fonda

“As the artist picks his way along, rejecting and accepting as he goes, certain patterns of enquiry emerge.”

― Bridget Riley

“There was a very obnoxious phase for Axl Rose. I’m sure if I had experienced as much success as he had, I would probably be a third as obnoxious. I’d probably be obnoxious, too. But not that much.”

― Britt Daniel

“Every quarterback feels like he has something to prove.”

― Brock Osweiler

“We loved Andy, so we wanted to keep him. He was in both bands, but Nerve Agents broke up.”

― Brody Armstrong

“Dante didn’t work out, and then we found Ryan. He worked at a comic, record and toy store in Fremont.”

― Brody Armstrong

“My dad’s best friends with Mr. T; he’s best friends with Dennis Rodman. He’s not racist.”

― Brooke Hogan

“My dad likes Stack$ a lot. He’s actually the first guy my dad has liked!”

― Brooke Hogan

“Philip Seymour Hoffman – I just think he’s incredible.”

― Brooklyn Decker

“The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by 500 readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the 500, he reaches the five hundred thousand.”

― Brooks Adams

“He’s wrong. That’s why his films look so terrible.”

― Bruce Beresford

“My father was in the ad business, and he wanted to be a painter.”

― Bruce Campbell

“I met John Lennon and he was with his wife in Tokyo. I met him there.”

― Bryan Ferry

“No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy.”

― Bryant H. McGill

“He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.”

― Buddha

“I found Spotted Tail’s lodge. He invited me to enter.”

― Buffalo Bill

“The oldest pitcher acquires confidence in his ballclub – he doesn’t try to do it all himself.”

― Burleigh Grimes

“Listen to John Coltrane. When he plays ‘A Love Supreme,’ that guy is totally into himself.”

― Butch Trucks

“Oh, I like Roger Moore – he’s cheeky.”

― Byron Howard

“He plants trees to benefit another generation.”

― Caecilius Statius

“Heath Herring is tough as nails, and he fights hard.”

― Cain Velasquez

“When it was time for a player to go, he went.”

― Cal Hubbard

“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”

― Calvin Coolidge

“I loved Muggsy Bogues when he was in the league.”

― Cam’ron

“Liam Smith was a resilient fighter. He was tough, has a lot of heart. He thinks before he attacks.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“When a designer creates, he looks at the world around him.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“When a philosopher says something that is true then it is trivial. When he says something that is not trivial then it is false.”

― Carl Friedrich Gauss

“A fellow doesn’t last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.”

― Carl Hubbell

“The collective unconscious consists of the sum of the instincts and their correlates, the archetypes. Just as everybody possesses instincts, so he also possesses a stock of archetypal images.”

― Carl Jung

“Firmino is the most decisive player because he comes to play between the lines and opens the spaces to his team-mates.”

― Carlo Ancelotti

“He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices.”

― Carlo Goldoni

“I made the miscalculation of taking Mr. Rubio at his word that he wouldn’t seek re-election if he lost the presidential primary.”

― Carlos Beruff

“Leave Jesus on the cross. He’s very happy there!”

― Carlos Castaneda

“I think he is an entertainer. I would prefer if he were a performer.”

― Carol Bellamy

“He wrote himself into the role of Dolly. Dolly was hilariously funny and didn’t know it. And that’s what Thornton Wilder was. He was an adorable man.”

― Carol Channing

“The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is, unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable.”

― Carroll O’Connor

“I never looked at Gallagher like he was a threat to me.”

― Carrot Top

“The thought of’ the inferiority of the Negro is drilled into him in almost every class he enters and in almost every book he studies.”

― Carter G. Woodson

“I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.”

― Cary Grant

“I don’t know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball.”

― Casey Stengel

“My dad’s cool. He is socially liberal.”

― Casey Wilson

“The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him, but also what he sees inside himself.”

― Caspar David Friedrich

“I used Coldplay’s mixer, Michael H. Brauer, on ‘Roadsinger’; he’s brilliant. He won a Grammy for their record.”

― Cat Stevens

“Obviously, if Woody Allen calls and says he wants you to read a script, of course you read it.”

― Cate Blanchett

“The difference between God and Reggie Jackson is that God doesn’t think he’s Reggie Jackson.”

― Catfish Hunter

“Truffaut loved actresses, and he was very intense. All the actresses I knew wanted to do a film with him.”

― Catherine Deneuve

“Polanski was very precise. I think he still is.”

― Catherine Deneuve

“Rufus? He’s a grand kisser, and he’s dead sexy.”

― Catherine McCormack

“When my father was very young, he performed in Billy Rose’s Aquacade.”

― Catherine Oxenberg

“The more a man knows, the more he forgives.”

― Catherine the Great

“Fats – very funny man, but every note that he played was like a pearl.”

― Cecil Taylor

“Before my son was even born, he already had two shelves of books.”

― Celeste Ng

“The president can violate the law, and when he does, he is supposed to be held accountable. That is supposed to be one of the pillars of our democracy.”

― Cenk Uygur

“I watched Felipe Luis a lot of times. I played against him in Spain. I know he is a very good player.”

― Cesar Azpilicueta

“He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.”

― Cesare Pavese

“I’m not going to be one of the guys who hangs around if he doesn’t have a road to the title.”

― Chael Sonnen

“Lance Armstrong did a number of things, and he gave himself cancer.”

― Chael Sonnen

“Einstein explained his theory to me every day, and on my arrival I was fully convinced that he understood it.”

― Chaim Weizmann

“When Bill Clinton was in town, he sent over a balanced budget.”

― Chaka Fattah

“Zuck is unemotional. He doesn’t get influenced by ego.”

― Chamath Palihapitiya

“My favorite artist in the world is Michael Jackson, and he revolutionized the music video aspect of music.”

― Chance The Rapper

“There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher, as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms he may think undeservedly severe.”

― Charles Babbage

“If the poet has pursued a moral objective, he has diminished his poetic force.”

― Charles Baudelaire

“Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself.”

― Charles Baudelaire

“Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more.”

― Charles Caleb Colton

“Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.”

― Charles de Gaulle

“He would make a lovely corpse.”

― Charles Dickens

“The thing that contributes to anyone’s reaching the goal he wants is simple wanting that goal badly enough.”

― Charles E. Wilson

“I took Bobby Kennedy through the delta and he cried like a baby.”

― Charles Evers

“A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.”

― Charles Goodyear

“Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church – he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives – but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority.”

― Charles Hodge

“The Galatians are severely censured for giving heed to false doctrines, and are called to pronounce even an apostle anathema, if he preached another gospel.”

― Charles Hodge

“There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time.”

― Charles Horton Cooley

“Bernard Vonnegut, named for his paternal grandfather, was born August 29, 1914. He was a serious-looking little boy, even in informal photographs.”

― Charles J. Shields

“No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.”

― Charles Kettering

“An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he’s in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.”

― Charles Kettering

“People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.”

― Charles Kettering

“Obama and the Democrats were so critical of what Bush did, the interrogations, the secret prisons, Guantanamo and all of that, and even the war on terror. Obama won’t use the word. He’s made war on the war on terror.”

― Charles Krauthammer

“When on my return to England I showed the cast of the cranium to Professor Huxley, he remarked at once that it was the most ape-like skull he had ever beheld.”

― Charles Lyell

“When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he can do.”

― Charles M. Schwab

“I was once asked if a big business man ever reached his objective. I replied that if a man ever reached his objective he was not a big business man.”

― Charles M. Schwab

“He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.”

― Charles Peguy

“He obliged Cinderella to sit down, and, putting the slipper to her little foot, he found it went on very easily, and fitted her as if it had been made of wax.”

― Charles Perrault

“A reporter from ‘The Times’ wanted to arm-wrestle, and as I recall, he kept challenging me. So we went at it, and there was a pop. His arm broke. Very strange. He went into a kind of swoon.”

― Charles Portis

“No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.”

― Charles Simmons

“He wants you all to Himself to put His loving, divine arms around you.”

― Charles Stanley

“A man can preach no better than he prays.”

― Charles Stanley

“Yieldedness is vital in listening to what He has to say.”

― Charles Stanley

“Read not Milton, for he is dry; nor Shakespeare, for he wrote of common life.”

― Charles Stuart Calverley

“It was a perfect night for a train. The occasional whistle told Louis of all the farewells he had ever known.”

― Charles Tennyson Turner

“My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord – he wants Milan, and so do I.”

― Charles V

“But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him.”

― Charles Wolfe

“I play beside one of the unsung heroes in David Vaughan. It’s a privilege to play with him: he is breathtaking at times.”

― Charlie Adam

“Ronald Reagan was a dim hack who did horrible damage to almost everything he touched.”

― Charlie Pierce

“When Marvin Gaye made his music, he evoked this feeling that would reach everybody.”

― Charlie Puth

“I am less horrified by Trump himself than by what he has done to the rationalizers and enablers.”

― Charlie Sykes

“I knew Buckley – he was a friend of mine – and Steve Bannon is no William F. Buckley. Buckley marginalized the kooks. Bannon empowered them.”

― Charlie Sykes

“Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.”

― Charlotte Bronte

“I’ve been riding Valegro since he was four or five years old.”

― Charlotte Dujardin

“I idolize my dad because he was such a hard worker.”

― Charlotte Flair

“The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.”

― Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“I was obsessed with David Bowie – still am. He’s a babe, a total babe. His music is killer; his visuals are beautiful.”

― Charlotte Sullivan

“When an actor has money, he doesn’t send letters, but telegrams.”

― Charlotte Whitton

“Let one persuade many, and he becomes confirmed and convinced, and cares for no better evidence.”

― Chauncey Wright

“I recruited my dad to be my bass player and fired him on several occasions. He stayed on as a bus driver.”

― Chely Wright

“My grandfather was a Tuskegee Airman. He flew with the 100th Fighter Squadron.”

― Cheo Hodari Coker

“When an Indian fights, he only shoots to kill.”

― Chief Joseph

“He’s not anybody’s clone. He’s Ken Griffey, Jr. As long as he continues to remind himself of that, he’s going to be a very good player.”

― Chili Davis

“Rahman sir has a sweet sense of humour. He chuckles a lot and is very friendly.”

― Chinmayi

“My grandfather was a very strong personality. He certainly ruled his household with an iron fist, even though it was often gloved in velvet!”

― Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

“My brother is a scientist. He’s a professor at MIT. He brought science fiction into my world.”

― Chris Carter

“For Ashley Williams, he doesn’t score many, but what a leader.”

― Chris Coleman

“I know Roy Hodgson very well; he rarely changes tactically.”

― Chris Coleman

“President Trump is President Trump. He is the commander-in-chief. He can roll things out however he wants.”

― Chris Collins

“Jay Wright is class personified. He wins with class, loses with dignity when he does, which is not often.”

― Chris Mullin

“My father used to control the wholesale of many ice-cream items in Middlesbrough. He was central distributor for most of the region.”

― Chris Rea

“Dad was a distant figure, autonomous, a cross between the Pope and Mussolini. He was very Italian, as were all of my uncles, although they were second generation.”

― Chris Rea

“Bill Cosby was the first comedian I was exposed to, because he doesn’t curse.”

― Chris Rock

“I’m not one of those people that pretends he doesn’t watch himself.”

― Chris Zylka

“An actor should never be larger than the film he’s in.”

― Christian Bale

“In honesty, there are probably a lot of stories that can be told with Batman. I like the idea of him growing older and he can’t quite do it as much anymore.”

― Christian Bale

“My favorite actor is Steve McQueen, and he did his own stunts.”

― Christian Kane

“It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the lover it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon.”

― Christian Nestell Bovee

“Working with John Stamos is a ton of fun. He’s just the biggest sweetheart – and he’s just still gorgeous as can be. Such a hottie!”

― Christina Milian

“Channing Tatum. He’s a cutie-pie, but he’s also got swag. Before him, my crush was Brad Pitt forever!”

― Christina Milian

“Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional. He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves.”

― Christine Baranski

“We knew we were talking about spies. I knew he knew I knew. I was digging my own grave.”

― Christine Keeler

“He’s 85 and he’s met another woman. Still, at 85, why ever not?”

― Christine Keeler

“I don’t know if he was the fourth man or the fifth, but he was certainly in the top 10.”

― Christine Keeler

“Trump is not the victim of the judicial system; he is or has been the defendant in 3,500 lawsuits – that’s not the mark of a victim but rather a perpetrator.”

― Christine Todd Whitman

“Larry Hagman was a huge star, and he was carrying my stuff for me.”

― Christopher Atkins

“Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.”

― Christopher Hampton

“I made three films with Boris Karloff. He was absolutely wonderful.”

― Christopher Lee

“Ian Fleming was my cousin, you know. He was in naval intelligence.”

― Christopher Lee

“Accursed be he that first invented war.”

― Christopher Marlowe

“Accurst be he that first invented war.”

― Christopher Marlowe

“Deathstroke is the dark-mirror version of Batman, basically. He is every bit as resourceful, every bit as ruthless, every bit as powerful as Batman.”

― Christopher Priest

“I interviewed Putin himself in 2000, shortly after he took over as president.”

― Chrystia Freeland

“A whole bunch of months passed and I didn’t hear anything and then he emailed and asked if I could do a little piece on POD and Queens of the Stone Age.”

― Chuck Klosterman

“I like Glover Teixeira; he’s a former training partner.”

― Chuck Liddell

“My biggest worry is that Obama says he’s going to tax the upper 5 percent by raising their taxes by 20 percent. But among that 5 percent are the corporations that are hiring middle-class Americans.”

― Chuck Norris

“I’ve said this before: myself and Tommy Shelby, he’s the most unlike-me character I have ever played.”

― Cillian Murphy

“I was told my son was killed in the war on terror. He was killed by George Bush’s war of terror on the world.”

― Cindy Sheehan

“My dad was such a bigot. He was a horrible, self-centred person. He was really racist and he’d talk about the Jews and blacks and Catholics even.”

― Cindy Sherman

“The Liberals have been pressing for the brief on the basis of which he said there was authority for war.”

― Clare Short

“One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself.”

― Claude M. Bristol

“Pablo Picasso was generous. But he always signed and dedicated his gifts even when he knew that people would sell them because they needed the money.”

― Claude Picasso

“Mourinho is a fantastic manager, intelligent, clever. He is OK.”

― Claudio Ranieri

“He had a broad face and a little round belly, that shook, when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly.”

― Clement Clarke Moore

“President Obama has been very clear as he laid out the goal, and the objective is to close Guantanamo.”

― Cliff Sloan

“He has made a profession out of a business and an art out of a profession.”

― Clifton Fadiman

“The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.”

― Clint Eastwood

“Hoover was a patriot in his heart, but he definitely exceeded his power.”

― Clint Eastwood

“I’m interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.”

― Clint Eastwood

“Movies were invented for Jimmy Cagney, and he was invented for the movies. A perfect match.”

― Clint Eastwood

“Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible.”

― Clive Owen

“I’ve been a fan of Bob Odenkirk since he was on HBO originally with ‘Mr. Show.’”

― CM Punk

“Who isn’t a fan of Tom Cruise? He has been in so many amazing movies.”

― Cobie Smulders

“Joss Whedon, he is really hands-on, and he wants every character to have a life on and off screen.”

― Cobie Smulders

“I love everything about Benedict Cumberbatch because he’s so intelligent and talented.”

― Cody Fern

“Luke Gallows is now entirely focused with WWE, but he built WrestleMerica, which was very much a Southern-based independent.”

― Cody Rhodes

“He may have hair upon his chest but, sister, so has Lassie.”

― Cole Porter

“I’ve always been a huge John Guare fan. But Edward Albee – he just can’t be beat.”

― Colin Donnell

“Jonny doesn’t want to do TV interviews because he thinks that he comes across as an idiot.”

― Colin Greenwood

“Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?”

― Colin Mochrie

“I do enjoy working with Ryan although he owes me money.”

― Colin Mochrie

“I have many favorite artists… Van Gogh as one, but he didn’t really sing a lot!”

― Colin Mochrie

“So many different countries have got their version of what Merlin is: the Scottish say he Scottish, the Welsh say he’s Welsh, the French say he’s French.”

― Colin Morgan

“The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.”

― Confucius

“The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.”

― Confucius

“I watched the entire O.J. Simpson trial, and he was guilty.”

― Connie Willis

“Pronouns really don’t matter in a song – ‘I’ or ‘he’ or ‘she’ or even subscribing a lyric to an inanimate object.”

― Conor Oberst

“Eric Carter is a more raw, more emotional protagonist. He’s a bit of an Everyman.”

― Corey Hawkins

“Mr. Trump fights back. He doesn’t fight back with one retort. He continuously reminds people.”

― Corey Lewandowski

“Mr. Trump speaks for Mr. Trump, and his tweets speak for themselves. And he’s very clear about what those tweets say.”

― Corey Lewandowski

“When people voted for Donald Trump, they knew he wasn’t an angel.”

― Corey Stewart

“Jeremy Corbyn makes me angry. He seems vain.”

― Cornelia Parker

“I was my father’s sidekick, in a way. He was a very dominant, forceful character.”

― Cornelia Parker

“So that he seemed to depart not from life, but from one home to another.”

― Cornelius Nepos

“My feelings towards Scott Card are pretty mixed. Politically, he and I are pretty far apart.”

― Cory Doctorow

“It’s hard not to like Asimov; he’s a really likable guy.”

― Cory Doctorow

“Nobody expected Darryl Glenn to win, and he’s won every time.”

― Cory Gardner

“In order for a man to be truly evil, he must be a woman.”

― Craig Bruce

“My youngest son is a writer. He wrote for ‘The District’ and ‘CSI: NY.’”

― Craig T. Nelson

“I’m a big fan of Wanderlei Silva; he’s a big international idol.”

― Cris Cyborg

“Gosh, all a kid has to do these days is spit straight and he gets forty-thousand dollars to sign.”

― Cy Young

“The more I learned about Shoeless Joe, the more I felt he was maligned.”

― D. B. Sweeney

“John Sayles is good. He’s like a good thoroughbred owner – he leaves the trainers alone.”

― D. B. Sweeney

“God doesn’t know things. He is things.”

― D. H. Lawrence

“Well Sid Pollack was… He was I would say probably, probably the most influential on me.”

― Dabney Coleman

“I recall very early Mel Gibson films where he’s kind of cheeky. I wanted to embody those qualities, definitely.”

― Dacre Montgomery

“Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious.”

― Daisy Ashford

“There was this guy I used to work with, and he listened to Patsy Cline all the time, so I liked that after a while.”

― Dale Earnhardt Jr.

“You don’t talk to Richard Petty unless he talks to you.”

― Dale Earnhardt Jr.

“Lee Daniels, even though he owes me $2 million, I picked that. I put him in business.”

― Damon Dash

“My gravestone will say, ‘Here Lies Damon Lindelof – Or Does He?’”

― Damon Lindelof

“My father is a Jehovah’s Witness, and he raised us under a very strict hand.”

― Damon Wayans

“I shoot, I score. He shoots, I score.”

― Dan Gable

“Prescott Bush was himself a president of the U. S. Golf Association at one time – 1935 – before he became a U.S. senator from the state of Connecticut.”

― Dan Jenkins

“Every immortal except Jack Nicklaus has hit a wall and stopped making putts he had to make in order to win. Jack did it for 20 years.”

― Dan Jenkins

“The brilliance of Andrew Breitbart is that he has created thousands of Andrew Breitbarts.”

― Dana Loesch

“The greatness of a musician is measured by the degree of fanaticism he brings to his playing.”

― Daniel Barenboim

“The impulse of the journalist is to be novel, yet to relate his curiosities to the urgencies of the moment; the philosopher seeks what he conceives to be true, regardless of the moment.”

― Daniel Bell

“Classical pianist Awadagin Pratt. I first heard this eccentric and introverted performer when I was living in the Midwest. He was playing Brahms ballades – haunting.”

― Daniel Breaker

“One of the autobiographies I really liked was Bob Dylan’s. It was interesting because he didn’t do it in a linear fashion.”

― Daniel Bryan

“Gustafsson is a stud, man. He’s a good fighter.”

― Daniel Cormier

“I was a fan of Jon Jones. I thought he was great.”

― Daniel Cormier

“I don’t mind Ryan Bader thinking he deserves a title shot.”

― Daniel Cormier

“Any voices or fantasies, he lives with. Those are his everyday life things.”

― Daniel Craig

“He knows that you have ability and what he does is he manipulates it and sort of empowers you.”

― Daniel Craig

“He that is rich is wise.”

― Daniel Defoe

“Jackson was not a religious man when he came to Lexington.”

― Daniel H. Hill

“So I went and visited a doctor and he diagnosed me with reactive arthritis.”

― Daniel Johns

“Donae’o is too cold; he’s been dropping bangers since 2000.”

― Daniel Kaluuya

“The reason Ronald Reagan gets slammed for having so badly exacerbated the problem of deficit spending is that he so plainly deserves it.”

― Daniel Keys Moran

“Nvidia’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, is an engineer and a chip designer. He cofounded Nvidia and still runs it like a startup.”

― Daniel Lyons

“Neal Stephenson is great. He can write about a white wall for six pages, and it sounds fascinating. I read the whole ‘Baroque Cycle’ and ‘Cryptonomicon.’”

― Daniel Suarez

“When I achieved the European record for reciting pi in 2004, this captured the imagination of Professor Simon Baron-Cohen in Cambridge, and he finally diagnosed me with Asperger’s that year.”

― Daniel Tammet

“He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread.”

― Daniel Webster

“Brian Cox is the nicest guy, but he’s so arrogant.”

― Danny Boyle

“Yeah, Dizzee Rascal is a huge influence on what I’m doing. I learnt a lot from him even though he’s younger than me.”

― Danny Brown

“50 Cent’s a songwriter. He understood and liked my music, but he didn’t understand me.”

― Danny Brown

“I’ll watch Ricky Gervais in anything he does. The guy’s hilarious.”

― Danny DeVito

“Trusting in God is important. He knows what is best.”

― Danny Gokey

“He listens well who takes notes.”

― Dante Alighieri

“Ric Flair was such a huge part of my childhood and teen years. He’s an icon.”

― Darius Rucker

“My dad is my biggest influence on me as a musician, even though he’s not a musician.”

― Daron Malakian

“He’s not very fast, but maybe Elizabeth Taylor can’t sing.”

― Darrell Royal

“Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century.”

― Dave Anderson

“If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry.”

― Dave Barry

“What may seem depressing or even tragic to one person may seem like an absolute scream to another person, especially if he has had between four and seven beers.”

― Dave Barry

“I had grown up as a fan of Studs Terkel. In Chicago he sort of looms large and is mentioned often.”

― Dave Eggers

“And I met Paul Simms while I was making ‘It’s Pat’, and he later wound up casting me in ‘NewsRadio.’”

― Dave Foley

“I opposed Clinton’s budget deal in 1997 because he brought in $115 billion cut in Medicare that created greater pressure for providers not to participate.”

― Dave Obey

“I owe my career to J.J. Abrams. He fought for me.”

― David Anders

“Tom Cruise, he’s a lot more famous than me.”

― David Beckham

“I rate Morrissey as one of the best lyricists in Britain. For me, he’s up there with Bryan Ferry.”

― David Bowie

“It is an outrage that Donald Trump can swear and scream on national television and no one says boo about how he presents himself.”

― David Brock

“Quentin Tarantino doesn’t beat Hal Ashby, and he’s one of my favorite directors. Quentin is incredible.”

― David Carradine

“My dad left when I was 3 1/2, and he left my mom and I.”

― David Cassidy

“I saw Jimi Hendrix – it must have been four times. And he was incomparable, and his legend lives on.”

― David Cassidy

“He is accelerating all the time. That last lap was run in 64 seconds and the one before in 62.”

― David Coleman

“But Steven Bochco was smart; he knew that viewers were smart.”

― David E. Kelley

“I was 22 years old when I met Robert Johnson. I was there the night he was poisoned.”

― David Edwards

“It’s so hard to cover Trump. What Trump says, what he feels, what he thinks changes from day to day.”

― David Fahrenthold

“I was very struck by the fact that Robin Hood became increasingly taken over by the middle and upper classes. He starts out a bandit but becomes a fully fledged aristocrat.”

― David Farr

“T-Lue is as bright as they come. He’s incredible at making adjustments, holding guys accountable, relating.”

― David Fizdale

“When he hung up on Nancy Reagan, that’s when he crossed his final threshold.”

― David Gergen

“No-one can replace Richard Wright – he was my musical partner and my friend.”

― David Gilmour

“Even though he’s a moron, I supported Tyson Fury.”

― David Haye

“I’ve been in the ring with the Bronze Bomber, Deontay Wilder. I’ve tasted his power, and he’s tasted mine.”

― David Haye

“Fury said he would rather fight his cousin than me.”

― David Haye

“I’m not sure Lincoln would fare well if he were a presidential candidate today.”

― David Herbert Donald

“And, finally, Lincoln was not a good impromptu speaker; he was at his best when he could read from a carefully prepared manuscript. Though maybe a teleprompter could have helped that!”

― David Herbert Donald

“My father resented that I was paid so much more than he was.”

― David Holt

“The rap on Obama has been that he is a little too cool and aloof. The rap on Romney may be that he is just plain callous.”

― David Horsey

“The how-to-do-it always comes to the person who believes he can do it.”

― David Joseph Schwartz

“Eisenhower was less deferential to the military than he seemed likely to be, Kennedy was not at all beholden to the pope, George W. Bush was smarter than portrayed and Barack Obama has not led a charge from the left – least of all on behalf of the civil liberties that have eroded since September 11, 2001.”

― David K. Shipler

“My father was this huge, influential intellectual in the ’60s and ’70s. He was one of the main players in the cultural discussion in Sweden, the editor of papers.”

― David Lagercrantz

“President Bush has been silent on Schwarzenegger. Of course, he can’t pronounce Schwarzenegger.”

― David Letterman

“It’s official, Arnold said he will enter the race for governor. At least that’s what everybody thinks he said.”

― David Letterman

“He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.”

― David Lloyd George

“Scolari is a fantastic coach, a fantastic man, and he is so transparent.”

― David Luiz

“I love Dickens. I love the way he sets a scene.”

― David McCullough

“In my novel, ‘First Blood,’ Rambo died. In the films, he lives.”

― David Morrell

“With Sean Penn, he wants to be surprised. He doesn’t necessarily want what he’s written, although we’ll do what he’s written. He likes the danger of acting.”

― David Morse

“Messi gets kicked by everybody, and he gets up and carries on. Doesn’t scream, doesn’t fake injury.”

― David Moyes

“You can count on Errol Flynn, he’ll always let you down.”

― David Niven

“The one and only time I met Pope Benedict XVI was when he was Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger.”

― David Novak

“As a director he was not that interested in Vader.”

― David Prowse

“I have learned to have more faith in the scientist than he does in himself.”

― David Sarnoff

“He who doesn’t consider himself is seldom considerate of others.”

― David Seabury

“When I talk to Steve Martin, he’s joyful when he talks about comedy.”

― David Steinberg

“The first requirement of a statesman is that he be dull.”

― Dean Acheson

“Vladimir Nabokov said the two great evils of the 20th century were Marx and Freud. He was absolutely correct.”

― Dean Koontz

“Although charismatic, James Dean is no Harrison Ford. In the majority of his movies, sooner or later he got the crap beaten out of him.”

― Dean Koontz

“Give a member of Congress a junket and a mimeograph machine and he thinks he is secretary of state.”

― Dean Rusk

“I was just like Jennifer Aniston with Brad Pitt when he fell in love with Angelina Jolie.”

― Debbie Reynolds

“My son, Todd Fisher- he has been such a wonderful son and brother.”

― Debbie Reynolds

“Gene Kelly was a little tough, and he used to yell at me on the set.”

― Debbie Reynolds

“My husband is from Florence. And he has a 15th-century barn that is completely rustic and very ‘Green Acres’-like.”

― Debi Mazar

“I like Jorginho, the way he plays and passes.”

― Declan Rice

“I have tremendous faith in President Obama’s skills. He’s a long-term visionary.”

― Deepak Chopra

“Gareth Southgate is a fantastic manager, and he knows what I am about.”

― Dele Alli

“The Jew is at once alienated and indestructible; he is in exile from his own country and in exile even from himself, yet he survives the annihilating fury of history.”

― Delmore Schwartz

“A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he’s persuasive.”

― Demetri Martin

“He’s a layered person, so you have to tackle all the aspects of Tupac individually.”

― Demetrius Shipp, Jr.

“Every actor thinks he can do comedy, and it’s not true.”

― Denis Leary

“There’s no really signature Leo DiCaprio role, like Jack Nicholson is Jack Nicholson no matter what movie he’s in.”

― Dennis Christopher

“My grandparents were from Kentucky – I’m related to Daniel Boone. He was my great-great-great uncle.”

― Dennis Hopper

“If Clinton had only attacked terrorism as much as he attacks George Bush we wouldn’t be in this problem.”

― Dennis Miller

“Wilt Chamberlain lied when he said he had 20,000 women.”

― Dennis Rodman

“He just had a very unique way of expressing himself physically with his kids.”

― Dennis Wilson

“I’m ready for Joseph Parker. The question is, is he ready for me?”

― Deontay Wilder

“We knew Stiverne was tough. You’ve got to give it to him. He’s got a tough chin.”

― Deontay Wilder

“Sir Larry could be very strict and a disciplinarian, too. He had many faces; he wore many hats. But, ultimately, he loved the theater and he loved actors.”

― Derek Jacobi

“I watched Tim Tebow and how he played and how he carried himself and the good that he did for the game on and off the field. I knew that’s what I wanted to do.”

― Deshaun Watson

“It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.”

― Desiderius Erasmus

“He who allows oppression shares the crime.”

― Desiderius Erasmus

“A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.”

― Desmond Tutu

“My boyfriend is Italian and from New Jersey, so naturally he was thrilled to meet Joe Pesci.”

― Diablo Cody

“Without Dusty Rhodes, there is no Diamond Dallas Page. He took me under his wing and believed in me when nobody did – nobody.”

― Diamond Dallas Page

“As great as Hulk Hogan was, he still wasn’t that great a worker.”

― Diamond Dallas Page

“Kevin Dunn is great at what he does.”

― Diamond Dallas Page

“No one cuts backs like he did. No one knows what a back is anymore.”

― Diana Vreeland

“My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable.”

― Diane Abbott

“Pete Docter’s a genius isn’t he?”

― Diane Lane

“Senator Kerry says he sees two Americas. It makes the whole thing mutual – America sees two John Kerrys.”

― Dick Cheney

“Nothing could capture the sound of Dick Dale – he was too loud.”

― Dick Dale

“Springsteen – he’s the Lord God.”

― Dick Dale

“Little Richard, he’d say, ‘Oh Dick Dale! You have luscious lips!’”

― Dick Dale

“I don’t disagree with Senator McCain when he talks about the earmark process.”

― Dick Durbin

“My object is to stop the guy with the ball before he gains another inch.”

― Dick Lane

“I love Karl Rove. He elected Bush.”

― Dick Morris

“Sugar Ray Leonard was as close as anyone came after Ali to being Ali, but he wasn’t Ali.”

― Dick Schaap

“Dick Martin was a good buddy, and he was always a lot of fun to have around.”

― Dick Van Dyke

“My maternal grandfather owned a grocery store that also sold kosher meat. He did well.”

― Dick Van Dyke

“Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes.”

― Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“I’ll fight Wladimir Klitschko and knock him out if he comes back; I’ll definitely knock him out.”

― Dillian Whyte

“A player becomes great only when he realises he has great team-mates.”

― Dimitar Berbatov

“Hrithik Roshan is excellent – he is miles ahead of everybody in passion and dedication.”

― Dimple Kapadia

“Celeb crushes? Chris Brown – I hope he doesn’t really find out.”

― Dinah Jane

“An author departs, he does not die.”

― Dinah Maria Mulock

“Mr Tony Hopkins says he’s willing to do it if he likes the script.”

― Dino De Laurentiis

“He has the most who is most content with the least.”

― Diogenes

“He has called for a repeal of the Fifth Amendment as it affects the right of private property.”

― Dixie Lee Ray

“I love Chris Brown. He’s a superstar. He’s one of the best singers out there.”

― DJ Khaled

“My husband calls me ‘catfish.’ He says I’m all mouth and no brains.”

― Dolly Parton

“I met my husband before I became a star, and he doesn’t care about any of it.”

― Dolly Parton

“Sting can call out whoever he wants; he’s a legend in this business.”

― Dolph Ziggler

“Tom has a gilded life which I have had a glimpse of. Yes, he does travel in private jets.”

― Dominic Holland

“The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid, and if he is timid, he has to remind the hitter he’s timid.”

― Don Drysdale

“He can thread a needle with a well-turned phrase.”

― Don Hewitt

“I’m Howard Stern with a vocabulary. I’m the man he wishes he could be.”

― Don Imus

“If a bullfrog had wings it wouldn’t bump his behind every time he hopped.”

― Don King

“He worked for the day when all people would be clothed in dignity.”

― Don King

“Mike Tyson has been given every penny he has coming.”

― Don King

“My idol was Jack Benny and he was the master of subtlety and timing.”

― Don Knotts

“Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.”

― Don Marquis

“Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.”

― Don Marquis

“Tom Landry is a perfectionist. If he was married to Raquel Welch, he’d expect her to cook.”

― Don Meredith

“And I coached against Mike when he was an assistant with the Bears and they won that football game.”

― Don Shula

“If Trump was really looking for Mexicans to pay for the wall, he should put in a call to Sinaloa. They’d probably build it for him.”

― Don Winslow

“But He Himself hath sealed your sufferings, and their thus saying condemns God, and His sealing condemns them.”

― Donald Cargill

“Jose Aldo, he’s a stud, and I would be honored to be in there to throw down with him.”

― Donald Cerrone

“When Elvis sang, it almost sounded like he was whispering. But after you heard the record, his voice was the strongest thing you ever heard. He was incredible.”

― Donald Dunn

“Don’t blame the boss. He has enough problems.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“Preserve the President’s options. He may need them.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“Don’t automatically obey Presidential directives if you disagree or if you suspect he hasn’t considered key aspects of the issue.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“We’d be in his office playing with trucks as a six-year-old while he’s negotiating deals with presidents of major companies.”

― Donald Trump, Jr.

“Obama does not like the issue of where he was born.”

― Donald Trump

“Remember, Obama was elected by a bigger margin than George W. Bush. He deserves to have his appointees, and he deserves to have votes on the issues, to have the government function, and to fight for the policies on which he was elected.”

― Donna Brazile

“Sure, it is apparent that presidents are looking at polls, but they are also stepping up on issues. President Clinton stepped up on tobacco. He shaped the polls on the tobacco issue.”

― Donna Shalala

“Bruce is the man. He was definitely ahead of his time.”

― Donnie Yen

“That Bears quarterback is no good. He’s washed up. He’s 30.”

― Donny Most

“I love Adam Gemili – he’s the guy kids should aspire to be like.”

― Donovan Bailey

“The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.”

― Dorothy Corkille Briggs

“A songwriter should have friends who are similarly interested; should move about in the milieu of work he has chosen for himself.”

― Dorothy Fields

“Sodomy is in the Bible, to be read in churches. I wouldn’t rule it out of Mr. Bruce’s act if he cares to comment on it.”

― Dorothy Kilgallen

“Willie Mays was the best baseball player I ever saw. He could do anything.”

― Doug Harvey

“He hoped and prayed that there wasn’t an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn’t an afterlife.”

― Douglas Adams

“David Cameron can change the branding of the party, but he can’t change the beliefs.”

― Douglas Alexander

“It is a long revisionist road up from the bottom for George W. Bush. He is ranked toward the bottom rung of presidents.”

― Douglas Brinkley

“Theodore Roosevelt had been enthralled with the idea of Texas since 1883, when he arrived in the Dakota Territory to ranch cattle.”

― Douglas Brinkley

“The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.”

― Douglas Engelbart

“He’d believe anything provided it’s not in Holy Scripture.”

― Douglas Feaver

“It was known in the mid 90s already that Saddam Hussein was a dangerous tyrant that he had already launched aggressions against Iran, he had invaded Kuwait.”

― Douglas Feith

“He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.”

― Douglas Horton

“Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs is a hustler. In fact, he’s what I call an extreme hustler.”

― Dr. Dre

“I’d rather deal with Tipper than Bush. He’s trying to kill everybody in jail.”

― Dr. Dre

“Rufus Wainwright is my go-to for any kind of emotion. He’s got songs for all of it.”

― Drake Bell

“Picasso took scraps of wallpaper, and instead of using paint and a brush, he used all the existing elements which he made his artwork with.”

― Dries van Noten

“No Man is richer for having his Estate all in Money, Plate, etc. lying by him, but on the contrary, he is for that reason the poorer.”

― Dudley North

“Had Calhoun been advised by me, he would have been the most popular man in the United States.”

― Duff Green

“What a player does best, he should practice least. Practice is for problems.”

― Duke Snider

“Warren Beatty has always acted like a Movie Star even when no one knew who he was.”

― Dwayne Hickman

“When he speaks to you he speaks with an earnest vibe and an earnest energy.”

― Dwayne Johnson

“The one thing I couldn’t identify with was the blue cowboy outfit he put on.”

― Dwayne Johnson

“God uses whoever he wants.”

― Dyan Cannon

“The Bible says, as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.”

― Dyan Cannon

“He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.”

― Dylan Thomas

“A writer is like a bean plant – he has his little day, and then gets stringy.”

― E. B. White

“It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the bylaws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members.”

― E. B. White

“The closer a Negro got to the ballot box, the more he looked like a rapist.”

― E. Franklin Frazier

“The Lord made Adam, the Lord made Eve, he made ’em both a little bit naive.”

― E. Y. Harburg

“While he was president, it was popular to be a Nixon hater.”

― Earl Butz

“Nixon was kind of a loner, he had a cold personality.”

― Earl Butz

“Ford was warm and friendly. He wouldn’t embarrass a Cabinet member.”

― Earl Butz

“That’s the premise of the Saudi Arabians. He’s holding the president’s hand with one. In the other hand, he’s got his hand in the pocket of American consumers.”

― Ed Markey

“Bowie is a musician, but he works like a painter. Thom always thought that we should aspire to that.”

― Ed O’Brien

“George W. Bush always said and did what he believed and he let it rip.”

― Ed Rendell

“I met Bill Clinton; he’s a very nice guy. Yeah, Bill Clinton’s cool.”

― Ed Sheeran

“I’ve always been a massive fan of John Mayer. I think he’s very talented.”

― Ed Sheeran

“When I was playing Ajax, he thinks he’s a hero; he thinks he’s saving people. He thinks he’s helping Wade Wilson by turning him into Deadpool.”

― Ed Skrein

“I beat Gilbert Melendez, and he got two shots at the title.”

― Eddie Alvarez

“I don’t think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does.”

― Eddie Murphy

“Messi is just an anomaly: he can dribble, he can score, he can pass, he has the vision, he understands the game.”

― Edgar Davids

“Zizou is a phenomenon. It is an honour to share the same midfield as him. But he thinks the same about me.”

― Edgar Davids

“Gerrard is passionate, and he leads from the front. At times, he has lifted Liverpool to great wins almost single-handedly.”

― Edgar Davids

“I am not at all convinced by Pogba. He plays a lot in England – it’s true – but I expected a lot more from him.”

― Edgar Davids

“He moulded me as a player by teaching me the basics, the fundamentals of football, and definitely made me the player I was until I stopped playing. That is what Van Gaal does.”

― Edgar Davids

“Bolivar’s legacy has always been a part of the Venezuelan/Latin American imagery, especially in the countries that he liberated or he helped to liberate. He’s been a very prominent figure.”

― Edgar Ramirez

“Hulk Hogan was my reason for getting into the business. He was this larger-than-life entity.”

― Edge

“I liked The Trickster because he was The Flash’s Joker. I liked Solomon Grundy, too.”

― Edge

“My son writes songs and plays. He sings like an angel.”

― Edie Brickell

“I like Rufus Wainwright a whole lot. He makes me wanna be even more musical.”

― Edie Brickell

“David Silva is a great player, and also, off the pitch, he’s a great lad.”

― Edin Dzeko

“He had to deal all at once with the packed regrets and stifled memories of an inarticulate lifetime.”

― Edith Wharton

“He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.”

― Edmund Burke

“He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.”

― Edmund Burke

“Washington presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and is often credited with its success. But he had no known part in drafting its provisions.”

― Edmund Morgan

“He that strives to touch the starts, oft stumbles at a straw.”

― Edmund Spenser

“And he that strives to touch the stars, Oft stumbles at a straw.”

― Edmund Spenser

“My father was a sort of John Wayne Texan who’d worked as a cowboy when he was young. He’d participated in rattlesnake round-ups and swum with copperheads.”

― Edmund White

“No one can be a painter unless he cares for painting above all else.”

― Edouard Manet

“He that has been bitten by a snake is afraid of a rope.”

― Edward Albee

“If Attila the Hun were alive today, he’d be a drama critic.”

― Edward Albee

“The general fact of surplus value, namely that the workmen does not get the full value of his labours, and that he is taken advantage of by the capitalist, is obvious.”

― Edward Carpenter

“Magna Charta is such a fellow, that he will have no sovereign.”

― Edward Coke

“When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.”

― Edward Dahlberg

“Not a single person I named hadn’t already been named at least a half-dozen times and wasn’t already on he blacklist.”

― Edward Dmytryk

“In every deed of mischief he had a heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.”

― Edward Gibbon

“The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases.”

― Edward Jenner

“Since the time of Homer every European, in what he could say about the Orient, was a racist, an imperialist, and almost totally ethnocentric.”

― Edward Said

“He knows much of what men paint themselves would blister in the light of what they are.”

― Edwin Arlington Robinson

“He’s so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.”

― Edwin Edwards

“Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.”

― Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“God will finish what He authors, but He is not obligated to finish what He has not authored.”

― Edwin Louis Cole

“Assad wanted Israel to capitulate in advance to all his demands. Only then would he agree to enter into substantive negotiations. I couldn’t agree to this.”

― Ehud Barak

“Abu Mazen has got to do only one thing: to fight terror. That’s what he needs to do.”

― Ehud Olmert

“Jerry didn’t know he wanted to get married until he was married.”

― Eileen Ford

“The Gospel of Judas really has been a surprise in many ways. For one thing, there’s no other text that suggests that Judas Iscariot was an intimate, trusted disciple, one to whom Jesus revealed the secrets of the kingdom, and that conversely, the other disciples were misunderstanding what he meant by the gospel.”

― Elaine Pagels

“No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.”

― Elbert Hubbard

“In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.”

― Eldridge Cleaver

“A convert, if he converts through the Orthodox, he has the Jewish gene. If he doesn’t convert through the Orthodox, he doesn’t have the Jewish gene. As simple as that.”

― Eli Yishai

“A good director’s not sure when he gets on the set what he’s going to do.”

― Elia Kazan

“Very often the Group actor is a critic when he’s acting and an actor when he’s criticizing.”

― Elia Kazan

“He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it.”

― Elias Canetti

“After all, God is God because he remembers.”

― Elie Wiesel

“He lives most life whoever breathes most air.”

― Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets.”

― Elizabeth Bowen

“Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princes? Little man, little man! Thy father, if he had been alive, durst not have used that word.”

― Elizabeth I

“He who angers you conquers you.”

― Elizabeth Kenny

“My father was an academic, an eccentric. He was a lecturer.”

― Elizabeth McGovern

“My husband thinks he’s compromising if we have one cook instead of three.”

― Ellen Barkin

“He knows so little and knows it so fluently.”

― Ellen Glasgow

“The educator should do anything but advise the child to do what everybody does. He should rather rejoice when he sees in the child tendencies to deviation.”

― Ellen Key

“I’m actually a NASA brat. My father was a rocket scientist. He started working at NASA before it was NASA in 1959.”

― Ellen Stofan

“Immanuel Kant famously claimed that ‘he who wills the ends wills the means,’ but he never spent much time in Washington.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Reagan did not wait out the Soviets; he beat them.”

― Elliott Abrams

“In 2007, early in the improbable presidential candidacy of Barack Obama, the young first-term senator began a series of foreign-policy speeches that seemed too general to provide a guide to what he might do if elected.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Duncan Jones has skills; he’s an architect of emotional dislocation.”

― Elvis Mitchell

“I’m strictly for Stevenson. I don’t dig the intellectual bit, but I’m telling you, man, he knows the most.”

― Elvis Presley

“He who is in evil, is also in the punishment of evil.”

― Emanuel Swedenborg

“So long as man is protected by madness – he functions – and flourishes.”

― Emil Cioran

“Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.”

― Emily Dickinson

“I loooovvve Dylan O’Brien. He’s so hot.”

― Emma Kenney

“The best coach I have ever worked with is certainly Jose Mourinho. He has an unparalleled passion.”

― Emmanuel Adebayor

“A clown’s makeup and character, that’s all he has to sell. He loves and believes in that character.”

― Emmett Kelly

“Jurgen Klopp does have a winning mentality; he is hungry for titles.”

― Emre Can

“A man can be as sexy as he wants to be.”

― Engelbert Humperdinck

“I’ve had an affinity for Michael Jordan. He’s probably the greatest athlete in my generation.”

― Enzo Amore

“If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother.”

― Epictetus

“It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.”

― Epicurus

“Stylistically speaking, Barack Obama could hardly be further from Jimmy Carter if he really had been born in Kenya.”

― Eric Alterman

“James Brown hated me until the day he died.”

― Eric B.

“Diamond Dallas Page didn’t have that larger-than-life persona, but he had a different connection with the audience.”

― Eric Bischoff

“McSteamy’s been really good to me. He’s opened a lot of doors.”

― Eric Dane

“Balthazar Balsan is not a self-portrait. If he was, I’d have made the character more flattering.”

― Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

“You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.”

― Eric Hoffer

“There is sublime thieving in all giving. Someone gives us all he has and we are his.”

― Eric Hoffer

“Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.”

― Erich Fromm

“When I was introduced to Johnson he was a freshman Congressman.”

― Erich Leinsdorf

“A man’s conflicts represent what he ‘really’ is.”

― Erik Erikson

“My buddy lost about 100 pounds cycling. He took me on a 31-mile loop. I was hooked.”

― Erika Christensen

“I’ve always been a massive fan of Batman. He didn’t have any powers, so it meant that anyone could be Batman.”

― Erin Richards

“He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.”

― Ernest Bramah

“The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working.”

― Ernest Newman

“Man makes holy what he believes.”

― Ernest Renan

“Messi is the same player in Barcelona and Argentina, and it would be the same if he played with Australia.”

― Ernesto Valverde

“Baseball is a rookie, his experience no bigger than the lump in his throat as he begins fulfillment of his dream.”

― Ernie Harwell

“I know that Jesus is in charge; he’s walking with me.”

― Ernie Harwell

“Marvin Gaye is one of my favorite revolutionaries. He spoke from his heart, his mind. That’s what I want to do.”

― Erykah Badu

“Any writer who says he loves writing is crazy. Or lying.”

― Ethan Canin

“I mean, Joel talks to the actors more than I do and I probably do production stuff a little more than he does.”

― Ethan Coen

“Dave Van Ronk is not an obscure figure. He’s the biggest figure on an obscure scene, playing a kind of niche music that we knew and liked.”

― Ethan Coen

“He played the King as though under momentary apprehension that someone else was about to play the ace.”

― Eugene Field

“I don’t think Reagan is primarily funny, and I don’t think he’s primarily marvelous; he’s complicated.”

― Eugene Jarecki

“Ronald Reagan felt very great regret about the deficits to which he contributed on his watch.”

― Eugene Jarecki

“Ronald Reagan had many fine qualities and he had many shortcomings. He’s not the simple, folksy figure that he’s often portrayed as.”

― Eugene Jarecki

“No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins.”

― Eugene McCarthy

“I told him he’d have a heart attack a year ago, but unfortunately he lived a year longer.”

― Eugene Ormandy

“The best of seers is he who guesses well.”

― Euripides

“He is not a lover who does not love forever.”

― Euripides

“To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.”

― Euripides

“For Tim Burton’s birthday I gave him a rainbow beetle. He loved it!”

― Eva Green

“My father, Birch Bayh, represented Indiana in the Senate from 1963 to 1981. A progressive, he nonetheless enjoyed many friendships with moderate Republicans and Southern Democrats.”

― Evan Bayh

“The idea that Donald Trump is a conservative is a complete farce. He is a conman who pretends to be a conservative.”

― Evan McMullin

“Donald Trump is defeating himself. He is ensuring that Hillary Clinton is elected. I think they would both be absolutely terrible.”

― Evan McMullin

“Barack Obama has raised tons of money. That is what he means by being green.”

― Evan Sayet

“My son is wonderful. He is amazing.”

― Evangeline Lilly

“I created Evel Knievel, and then he sort of got away from me.”

― Evel Knievel

“My failures had a lot to do with my fame. I created Evel Knievel, and then he sort of got away from me.”

― Evel Knievel

“Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.”

― Evelyn Waugh

“When a member of the House moves over to the Senate, he raises the IQ of both bodies.”

― Everett Dirksen

“In a home where there is an able-bodied husband, he is expected to be the breadwinner.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“I wasn’t a washout before, and I’m not a phenomenon now. I’m a player who, when he’s called upon, is almost always there.”

― Fabio Quagliarella

“My dad was a strict Muslim. He had a lot of rules.”

― Fantastic Negrito

“I would never go on an intimate date with Charlie Sheen. He is really not my type at all.”

― Farrah Abraham

“Allen Iverson was the Tupac of basketball; he was a true revolutionary.”

― Fat Joe

“I love Nelly. He’s such a great performer. He’s so hyper and so am I.”

― Fergie

“I watched Romario when I was young, and he was one of my idols.”

― Fernandinho

“A player wants to be remembered for what he has won, for the medals, for what he has given his club.”

― Fernando Torres

“Paulinho will surprise many people. If he does not fit at Barca, he would at Atletico.”

― Filipe Luis

“Wherever Mourinho goes, he is a champion.”

― Filipe Luis

“Don’t jump on a man unless he is down.”

― Finley Peter Dunne

“A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.”

― Finley Peter Dunne

“I can’t speak of anything but greatness for Roman Reigns. He’s one of the all-time greats.”

― Finn Balor

“Chucky is absolutely still a puppet. He will remain to be.”

― Fiona Dourif

“It seems that the fiction writer has a revolting attachment to the poor, for even when he writes about the rich, he is more concerned with what they lack than with what they have.”

― Flannery O’Connor

“He that hath knowledge spareth his words.”

― Francis Bacon

“All the ‘Hunger Games’ stuff, we had a fantastic production designer, and he built amazing sets.”

― Francis Lawrence

“If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.”

― Francis of Assisi

“He that hath no cross deserves no crown.”

― Francis Quarles

“And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses.”

― Francis Quarles

“Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.”

― Francis Quarles

“When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“He who lives without folly isn’t so wise as he thinks.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books.”

― Francois Mitterrand

“A sprinter is never satisfied; otherwise, he is not a sprinter.”

― Francois Pervis

“Hitchcock loves to be misunderstood, because he has based his whole life around misunderstandings.”

― Francois Truffaut

“He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.”

― Frank Herbert

“A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn’t afterward.”

― Frank Lloyd Wright

“The function of the novelist… is to comment upon life as he sees it.”

― Frank Norris

“I see a lot of fouls on Messi, and he’s not the type to overreact.”

― Frank Rijkaard

“Ronaldinho is another special player, probably amongst the most talented players I have worked with. At Barcelona, he was outstanding.”

― Frank Rijkaard

“If he can hit, he can hit. I don’t care if he came from Class Z league.”

― Frank Robinson

“I’m the world’s biggest Bob Seger fan. He’s like my Elvis.”

― Frankie Ballard

“He who is reluctant to recognize me opposes me.”

― Frantz Fanon

“Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it.”

― Franz Kafka

“God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.”

― Franz Kafka

“He who seeks does not find, but he who does not seek will be found.”

― Franz Kafka

“My uncle is a Southern planter. He’s an undertaker in Alabama.”

― Fred Allen

“Lincoln is distinguished from every other president, with the exception of Jefferson, in that we can be certain that he wrote every word to which his name is attached.”

― Fred Kaplan

“Tobe Hooper – he did my favorite horror movie, ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre.’ It’s still one of my favorite horror films.”

― Fred Willard

“Martin Landau in ‘Crimes and Misdemeanors’ – he gave me chills.”

― Fred Willard

“Darren Erstad was special to watch when he moved from center field from first base.”

― Freddie Freeman

“Madlib isn’t a beatmaker, he’s a producer.”

― Freddie Gibbs

“Lil Wayne makes good music. He’s one of the best rappers.”

― Freddie Gibbs

“Me separating from CTE – I’m extremely happy about that because a lot of guys wrote me off, Jeezy included. He really wrote me off.”

― Freddie Gibbs

“My god-father, Bob Wall, was in a couple of Bruce Lee movies, and he trained Bruce Lee when he came to America.”

― Freddie Prinze, Jr.

“No man can pass into eternity, for he is already in it.”

― Frederic William Farrar

“The head of Fermilab was reading Astonishing Stories when he was ten.”

― Frederik Pohl

“One of my favorite actors is Javier Bardem, he always challenges his previous roles, and basically does the unexpected.”

― Freida Pinto

“Man is imperfect. The reality he creates is always endangered by man.”

― Friedrich Durrenmatt

“What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“The word ‘Christianity’ is already a misunderstanding – in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.”

― Friedrich Schiller

“He who considers too much will perform little.”

― Friedrich Schiller

“I wanna be one of those special guys. Jimi Hendrix wasn’t afraid of who he was. That’s the part I emulate.”

― Future

“Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.”

― Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Much respect to Eminem – he’s the greatest.”

― G-Eazy

“Messi, even if technically is same or more, he doesn’t have more charisma than Maradona had.”

― Gabriel Batistuta

“He who awaits much can expect little.”

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“A person doesn’t die when he should but when he can.”

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“The main engagement of the writer is towards truthfulness; therefore he must keep his mind and his judgement free.”

― Gabrielle Roy

“Mmm, I love Yoda. I didn’t like Jar Jar Binks though, he was all wrong.”

― Gail Porter

“Steven Gerrard – at his peak, he was outstanding both attacking and defensively.”

― Gareth Barry

“A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future.”

― Garrett Hardin

“The rational man finds that his share of the cost of the wastes he discharges into the commons is less than the cost of purifying his wastes before releasing them.”

― Garrett Hardin

“Michael Anthony is the Diplomat of Rock N Roll. He is the regular guy.”

― Gary Cherone

“Every actor thinks he’s underused – unless he’s a movie star.”

― Gary Cole

“He’s a threat to win until his brain turns to tapioca.”

― Gary McCord

“I love Eric Clapton and what he did with Cream; ‘Spoonful’ and ‘Crossroads,’ those are probably the coolest solos.”

― Gary Rossington

“My dad passed on asthma to me. It’s kind of ironic because he outgrew it at 13.”

― Gary Valentine

“Shah Rukh has definitely been my inspiration. He is extremely focused in his work and is extremely ambitious.”

― Gauri Khan

“Shah Rukh is very talented with design, and he is extremely creative.”

― Gauri Khan

“Chadwick Moore is a wonderful gay. So is Milo Yiannopoulous, but he appears to be a closeted gay, and my experience with them is that they tend to be sociopaths.”

― Gavin McInnes

“Even though he’s a third-generation San Franciscan, my father’s very European in some ways, and he loves wine.”

― Gavin Newsom

“I’ve always looked up to him, even though he is shorter.”

― Geena Davis

“When Aamir Khan was in Haryana, we met him and he was very respectful to my parents.”

― Geeta Phogat

“’The Green Turtle’ wasn’t all that popular. He lasted only five issues of Blazing Comics before disappearing into obscurity.”

― Gene Luen Yang

“Dwayne McDuffie was one of my favorite writers. When I was growing up, he was one of the few African Americans working in American comics.”

― Gene Luen Yang

“To cast Mr. Spock, I made a phone call to Leonard, and he came in. That was it.”

― Gene Roddenberry

“My favorite author is Anton Chekhov, not so much for the plays but for his short stories, and I think he was really my tutor.”

― Gene Wilder

“Sugar Ray Robinson is my favorite boxer of all time. He is a middleweight. I saw him and liked him.”

― Gennady Golovkin

“Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was.”

― Geoffrey Chaucer

“First he wrought, and afterward he taught.”

― Geoffrey Chaucer

“There’s no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily.”

― Geoffrey Chaucer

“He was as fresh as is the month of May.”

― Geoffrey Chaucer

“I knew all about Edward VIII’s abdication, George VI becoming the king and having a stammer, but nothing about how he got rid of it.”

― Geoffrey Rush

“He who does not understand a joke, he does not understand Danish.”

― Georg Brandes

“He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage – he won’t encounter many rivals.”

― Georg C. Lichtenberg

“If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly.”

― Georg C. Lichtenberg

“He who says he hates every kind of flattery, and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery.”

― Georg C. Lichtenberg

“The stag tells him that he is the eldest of the sons – the father’s favorite – and he warns the father that if he tries to shoot any of the stags, their antlers will tear him to pieces.”

― Georg Solti

“Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do.”

― George A. Moore

“After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.”

― George Ade

“He was imposing, even in his pensiveness.”

― George Barr McCutcheon

“When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn’t got any.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“Dave Mackay is my definition of a superstar. The man broke his leg three times, but wouldn’t be carried off. He walked off.”

― George Best

“He that shuns trifles must shun the world.”

― George Chapman

“I don’t care. Charlton Heston is the head of the National Rifle Association. He deserves whatever anyone says about him.”

― George Clooney

“Feed the musician, and he’s out of tune.”

― George Crabbe

“When once an Indian sees that his food is secure, he does not care what the chief or any one else says.”

― George Crook

“When one deals with stars, he is dealing with intelligent people. If they weren’t intelligent, they wouldn’t have arrived at the star pinnacle.”

― George Cukor

“At the end of ’69 I did a gig with Jean Luc Ponty here in L.A. He was an electric violinist.”

― George Duke

“I really love Evel Knievel, what he stood for.”

― George Eads

“An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.”

― George Eliot

“He is a state of matter, a form of life, a sort of animal, and a species of the Order Primates, akin nearly or remotely to all of life and indeed to all that is material.”

― George Gaylord Simpson

“He hath no leisure who useth it not.”

― George Herbert

“An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.”

― George Mikes

“The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.”

― George Orwell

“At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.”

― George Orwell

“What can one man do even if he is the president?”

― George Packer

“I do feel like that’s what a writer does, is he goes into other people’s heads.”

― George Pelecanos

“He was interviewed in the early ’60s by a young novelist, Pati Hill.”

― George Plimpton

“The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.”

― George Savile

“The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.”

― George Stephanopoulos

“I’m particularly impressed by the creation of the character of Spock, which really was Leonard Nimoy’s singular creation. He used everything he had.”

― George Takei

“If any demonstrator ever lays down in front of my car, it’ll be the last car he’ll ever lay down in front of.”

― George Wallace

“A politician’s words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.”

― George Will

“Who are you to condemn another’s sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it, espouses it.”

― Georges Bernanos

“Suckle was the first West Indian DJ and he had this fantastic source of music.”

― Georgie Fame

“I’m an enormous fan of Ron Howard. I mean, he’s the most extraordinary director.”

― Georgina Chapman

“In our society a man is known by the company he owns.”

― Gerald F. Lieberman

“If Lincoln were alive today, he’d be turning over in his grave.”

― Gerald R. Ford

“Besides what he does on the field, one must thank Messi’s human quality.”

― Gerard Pique

“Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.”

― Germaine Greer

“Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.”

― Gerry Mulligan

“Obama’s just a puppet – he’s a puppet in a chair.”

― Ghostface Killah

“No one is so completely disenchanted with the world, or knows it so thoroughly, or is so utterly disgusted with it, that when it begins to smile upon him he does not become partially reconciled to it.”

― Giacomo Leopardi

“I can’t very well tell my batters don’t hit it to him. Wherever they hit it, he’s there anyway.”

― Gil Hodges

“You can’t fault a player because he got injured.”

― Gilbert Arenas

“A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.”

― Gilbert K. Chesterton

“The greenhorn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is he that gets the most out of life.”

― Gilbert K. Chesterton

“The ordinary scientific man is strictly a sentimentalist. He is a sentimentalist in this essential sense, that he is soaked and swept away by mere associations.”

― Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Craig Robinson is basically the mayor of wherever he goes.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“My grandfather can barely even hear, and Chevy Chase makes a face, and he laughs.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“A homosexual man is a man 100 per cent. He does not need to dress homosexual.”

― Giorgio Armani

“I gave John Wayne the push he needed to get that Oscar.”

― Glen Campbell

“I played on a lot of Sinatra sessions. He was simply awesome. He liked to laugh, and he could be one of the boys when he wanted. But he was also a very serious performer.”

― Glen Campbell

“Dean Martin. He was incredible.”

― Glen Campbell

“Elvis was a great singer. He really was.”

― Glen Campbell

“How could you not love Norman Mailer? He was a total chauvinist, but also so vulnerable.”

― Gloria Steinem

“Claude Rains was what we call an actor’s actor. He was very involved with himself and his performance.”

― Gloria Stuart

“E-40 is another person I love working with because he is so entertaining.”

― Goapele

“McCain is significant in the sense that he has no significance at all on any subject.”

― Gore Vidal

“My father Arun Ahuja was an actor, and he did films as a hero.”

― Govinda

“Drake, the way he uses that Auto-Tune has always been attractive, hasn’t it?”

― Grace Chatto

“My father would have been made a bishop much earlier than he was had it not been for me and my image.”

― Grace Jones

“It was very painful combing my hair. My grand-uncle was a Pentecostal bishop, and he was very strict: our hair couldn’t be permed or straightened. So I just cut it all off.”

― Grace Jones

“Yes, Carl Vine stuck around. He’s now number one composer for choreography.”

― Graeme Murphy

“You are exactly what God had in mind when he made you.”

― Greg Boyle

“I got to work with Paul Walker. He’s an angel. He was so sweet.”

― Greg Cipes

“Trump says what he thinks at that moment. He’s a totem pole of transparency.”

― Greg Gutfeld

“I’ve played against LaMarcus Aldridge, and he kills me every time.”

― Greg Oden

“I think Batman has the Wolverine problem. I think he’s overexposed.”

― Greg Rucka

“Heroes are defined by their villains – Batman is nothing if he doesn’t have Two-Face.”

― Greg Rucka

“Punisher is scary; he should be scary.”

― Greg Rucka

“I got Jimmy Hall from Wet Willie and he also plays now with Hank Williams Jr.”

― Gregg Allman

“Bob Marley was one of my favourite artists. He sang politically conscious lyrics, yet he sang love songs, too.”

― Gregory Isaacs

“My father was absent and he was a hero to me.”

― Greta Scacchi

“I’ve got the brain of a four year old. I’ll bet he was glad to be rid of it.”

― Groucho Marx

“Either he’s dead or my watch has stopped.”

― Groucho Marx

“A man’s only as old as the woman he feels.”

― Groucho Marx

“Well, I had a fiddle that I really can’t play, so I loaned it to Darrell. But yeah, he’s from another planet.”

― Guy Clark

“If it tastes really good, and it’s funky, it’s funkalicous. If the guy making it is funky, he’s funkintacious.”

― Guy Fieri

“I was even more of a Hagar fan when he was just Hagar and not Van Hagar.”

― Guy Fieri

“One of my good buddies is Marcel Reece with the Raiders. He’s a big ‘Triple-D’ fan; he’s a big food fan.”

― Guy Fieri

“One of my good buddies is Steve Hutchinson. He used to play for the Vikings, and he’s also been on ‘Triple-D.’”

― Guy Fieri

“A captain shouldn’t be chosen on the amount of goals he’s going to score.”

― Guy Lafleur

“Most people are blown away by the fact that Beck is Jewish… and Billy Joel. I didn’t know he was Jewish.”

― Guy Oseary

“Stravinsky used Mother Goose. He was influenced by Mother Goose, indirectly, but very beautifully.”

― Gyorgy Ligeti

“My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist – a painter, a decorative painter.”

― Gyorgy Ligeti

“Shake was a dramatist of note; He lived by writing things to quote.”

― H. C. Bunner

“Put a love note in his shaving kit before he leaves on a business trip.”

― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.”

― H. L. Mencken

“A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.”

― H. L. Mencken

“It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.”

― H. L. Mencken

“Nevertheless, it is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.”

― H. L. Mencken

“A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn’t care to drink with, even if he drank.”

― H. L. Mencken

“Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.”

― H. L. Mencken

“It is hard for the ape to believe he descended from man.”

― H. L. Mencken

“Reagan refused to demonize his foes. Instead he charmed them, with a few exceptions, including Tip O’Neill, the Democratic Speaker of the House and the embodiment of the liberalism Reagan sought to reverse.”

― H. W. Brands

“Harold Lloyd was not a comedian. But he was the finest actor to play a comedian that I ever saw.”

― Hal Roach

“My dad was a single father, and he was a hunter.”

― Haley Bennett

“Godzilla’s a monster for the ’90s. He’s been working out.”

― Hank Azaria

“Dave Chappelle is one of my comedic inspirations. His perspective is crazy, and he’s super sharp.”

― Hannibal Buress

“If priests were allowed to marry, if this would be an optional thing, and if he could have wife and children, he would certainly have less temptation to satisfy certain sexual impulses with minors.”

― Hans Kung

“Ravi Teja helps the co-artistes, and he is a very kind person.”

― Hansika Motwani

“What makes Gucci Mane Gucci Mane is like what made Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra – it’s just him. He’s trap’s Frank Sinatra.”

― Harmony Korine

“The fellow who thinks he knows it all is especially annoying to those of us who do.”

― Harold Coffin

“I’m not comparing myself to Bobby Kennedy by any stretch, but he was opposed by the liberal establishment, too. Eleanor Roosevelt was the biggest opponent to him running.”

― Harold Ford, Jr.

“He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion.”

― Harold MacMillan

“If Milosevic is to be tried, he has to be tried by a proper court, an impartial, properly constituted court which has international respect.”

― Harold Pinter

“He suffered from paralysis by analysis.”

― Harold S. Geneen

“My daddy had a pocket watch that he wore at all times in court. I gave Greg the watch and showed him how Daddy used to use it.”

― Harper Lee

“He did not know what love was. And he did not know what good it was. But he knew he carried it around with him, a scabrous spot of rot, of contagion, for which there was no cure.”

― Harry Crews

“I met Dylan on ‘Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.’ We buddied around for quite a while after that. We jammed together; he liked my Mexican songs.”

― Harry Dean Stanton

“No performer should attempt to bite off red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth.”

― Harry Houdini

“The President is always abused. If he isn’t, he isn’t doing anything.”

― Harry S Truman

“A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.”

― Harry S Truman

“Any passionate actor, if he is spoon-fed, will deliver.”

― Harshvardhan Rane

“He brought imagination to the story of the Creation.”

― Harvey Keitel

“That’s like asking a cobbler if he’s made too many pairs of shoes.”

― Harvey Keitel

“Letterman… he got his problems. We don’t get along too well.”

― Harvey Pekar

“A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.”

― Havelock Ellis

“The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations.”

― Havelock Ellis

“I think Ryan Reynolds has a fab physique: he’s not bulky but nicely toned and proportioned.”

― Hazel Keech

“It’s not about age. If Marcus Rashford is ready for England then he should play.”

― Hector Bellerin

“He’s simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.”

― Hector Hugh Munro

“I have the best husband in the world. He’s very involved.”

― Heidi Klum

“It is easier to keep half a dozen lovers guessing than to keep one lover after he has stopped guessing.”

― Helen Rowland

“I had a lot of fun bantering back and forth with Kennedy. But for ease and comfort, it would be Gerald Ford. He was a down-home type. I came from the Midwest and he came from the Midwest. He was nonaggressive and kindly.”

― Helen Thomas

“A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.”

― Helmut Jahn

“I did a number of films with Amitabh. He was a wonderful costar – totally different from others.”

― Hema Malini

“Those two are a fastidious couple. She’s fast and he’s hideous.”

― Henny Youngman

“When I told my doctor I couldn’t afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.”

― Henny Youngman

“This man is frank and earnest with women. In Fresno, he’s Frank and in Chicago he’s Ernest.”

― Henny Youngman

“It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.”

― Henri Frederic Amiel

“The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.”

― Henrik Ibsen

“No man should be in politics unless he would honestly rather not be there.”

― Henry Adams

“The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand.”

― Henry Adams

“I would meet Tim Elliott at 135. At heavyweight if he wanted.”

― Henry Cejudo

“If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?”

― Henry David Thoreau

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?”

― Henry David Thoreau

“There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.”

― Henry Ford

“He who knows himself best esteems himself least.”

― Henry George Bohn

“He preacheth patience that never knew pain.”

― Henry George Bohn

“He that ceaseth to be a friend never was a good one.”

― Henry George Bohn

“The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others lives unblest!”

― Henry Home

“For all the creationists out there, Darwin’s just an atheist. But he was actually agnostic.”

― Henry Ian Cusick

“An Englishman’s never so natural as when he’s holding his tongue.”

― Henry James

“The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.”

― Henry Kissinger

“The first Van Halen album makes Johnny Rotten out to be what he really was and still is: a hairdresser.”

― Henry Rollins

“Do you know why Albert Camus was so prolific? He wrote to keep from screaming.”

― Henry Rollins

“America was cool with Saddam Hussein when he was killing Iranians.”

― Henry Rollins

“He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“Adam Sandler is truly brilliant. He plays these goofy characters, but he is a brilliant fellow.”

― Henry Winkler

“Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.”

― Heraclitus

“He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music.”

― Herb Alpert

“He is an old bore. Even the grave yawns for him.”

― Herbert Beerbohm Tree

“He suffered from a rush of words to the head.”

― Herbert Samuel

“He travels safest in the dark night who travels lightest.”

― Hernan Cortes

“Ceausescu was mad, and he made half of Romania mad. I’m mad because of him.”

― Herta Muller

“He fashions evil for himself who does evil to another, and an evil plan does mischief to the planner.”

― Hesiod

“The fool knows after he’s suffered.”

― Hesiod

“Perhaps the most startling reversal of tradition came in the case of Lefty Grove. He shattered the cruel slanders which have always followed lefthanders.”

― Heywood Broun

“The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins.”

― Heywood Broun

“Even the revolutionary writer will err if he fails to grasp the enormous effectiveness of occasional understatement.”

― Heywood Broun

“The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.”

― Hilaire Belloc

“When I negotiated the ceasefire in Gaza with President Morsi, he was, you know, very involved.”

― Hillary Clinton

“My father was a footballer, and he has inspired me.”

― Hima Das

“A fan requested me for a photo, after which he made his whole family click photos with me, and while leaving, he told his family that I was Katrina Kaif!”

― Hina Khan

“It is evident that Qaddafi is mentally unwell. Like Richard III, he has barricaded himself within lies.”

― Hisham Matar

“My dad was a miner, but he was very much an intellectual. He loved to read.”

― Homer Hickam

“And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.”

― Homer

“I have always been a fan of Jim Henson, and I love his Creature Shop creations, the skill of the puppets and the characters he creates.”

― Honeysuckle Weeks

“No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.”

― Honore de Balzac

“The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.”

― Honore de Balzac

“My father’s schooling during the 1930s was heavy with memorization; eight decades later, he is reaping the benefits.”

― Hope Jahren

“Kendrick Lamar is not a whack rapper, not at all. Do I think he’s a super-mega-lyricist? Not really.”

― Hopsin

“The man is either mad, or he is making verses.”

― Horace

“He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.”

― Horace

“He gains everyone’s approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.”

― Horace

“He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.”

― Horace

“How well Shakespeare knew how to improve and exalt little circumstances, when he borrowed them from circumstantial or vulgar historians.”

― Horace Walpole

“Treat every Frenchman as if he was the devil himself.”

― Horatio Nelson

“The central question is simply put: What did the president know and when did he know it?”

― Howard Baker

“When emotion rules, every fool thinks that he is holy.”

― Howard Jacobson

“The terrorist isn’t a problem because he doesn’t conform; he’s a problem because he does. It’s what he conforms to that makes him dangerous.”

― Howard Jacobson

“Whoever believes he knows why everything is as it is has hold of nothing.”

― Howard Jacobson

“He who fears is literally delivered to destruction.”

― Howard Thurman

“In the end, that’s what it comes down to with Mitt Romney. He’s running as the non-Barack Obama.”

― Howie Carr

“The writer’s shortness of breath became more and more distressing as he rose.”

― Hudson Stuck

“Arnold Bennett was a writer I admired. He was actually taking notes at his father’s deathbed.”

― Hugh Leonard

“The layman’s constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn’t like is unconstitutional.”

― Hugo Black

“Nixon was so crooked that he needed servants to help him screw his pants on every morning.”

― Hunter S. Thompson

“Nixon was no more a saint than he was a great president.”

― Hunter S. Thompson

“In order to live man must believe in that for which he lives.”

― Huston Smith

“When I went to lobby Nelson Mandela while the post-apartheid constitution was being drafted, I asked him to endorse making it illegal to discriminate on grounds of sexuality. I’d been warned that he might giggle if I mentioned homosexuality.”

― Ian Mckellen

“Tony Blair is not a villain, but he’s played the part very well.”

― Ian Mckellen

“Robert Fisk is my hero. In America, they think he’s a terrorist.”

― Ian McShane

“What did Christ really do? He hung out with hard-drinking fishermen.”

― Iggy Pop

“A good composer does not imitate; he steals.”

― Igor Stravinsky

“Thyagaraja was not a professional musician. He did not sing for situations. He was music himself.”

― Ilaiyaraaja

“Bowie is just a persona. He’s a singer, an entertainer. David Jones is a man I met.”

― Iman

“If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.”

― Immanuel Kant

“Anybody is influenced by where and how he lives.”

― Imogen Cunningham

“I am enjoying the experience of working with Mishra. For me, he is a world-class spinner.”

― Imran Tahir

“I have bowled with another leg-spinner in county cricket – Shahid Afridi. But he is a totally different bowler than Mishra. I have a lot of respect for Mishra.”

― Imran Tahir

“Dhoni is a big player. He’s achieved a lot as a player and as a captain.”

― Inzamam-ul-Haq

“I didn’t play much under Imranbhai, but he was special.”

― Inzamam-ul-Haq

“I have a pit bull. He’s a rescue. He’s adorable.”

― Ira Glass

“I was noticed by a person from a local model agency, and he proposed that I participate in a beauty contest Miss Chelyabinsk.”

― Irina Shayk

“A pig resembles a saint in that he is more honored after death than during his lifetime.”

― Irma S. Rombauer

“If a man went simply by what he saw, he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama.”

― Irving Babbitt

“My neighbor doesn’t want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.”

― Irving Layton

“Ernest Hemingway did a great deal toward making the writer an acceptable public figure; obviously, he was no sissy.”

― Irwin Shaw

“In Europe, a writer is supposed to improve up until he’s about 75.”

― Irwin Shaw

“My grandfather was from Aberdare. He was a coal miner who emigrated and then continued mining in Pennsylvania.”

― Irwin Thomas

“No man speaketh, or should speak, of his prince, that which he hath not weighed whether it will consist with that veneration which should be preserved inviolate to him.”

― Isaac Barrow

“We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.”

― Isaac Bashevis Singer

“If Moses had been paid newspaper rates for the Ten Commandments, he might have written the Two Thousand Commandments.”

― Isaac Bashevis Singer

“Happy the man when he has not the defects of his qualities.”

― Isaac D’Israeli

“I there represent that I sent notice of my method to Mr. Leibnitz before he sent notice of his method to me, and left him to make it appear that he had found his method before the date of my letter.”

― Isaac Newton

“I have always had open conversations with Shahid. He would discuss what he felt as a performer, and I would talk to him about his performances.”

― Ishaan Khatter

“What Lou Tyrrell creates when he has a theater is a birthing center for new plays.”

― Israel Horovitz

“My father is the opposite of politically correct. He says what he means, and he means what he says.”

― Ivanka Trump

“Saddam Hussein’s trial would not be public since he could name countries and persons whom he gave money.”

― Iyad Allawi

“No man can lose what he never had.”

― Izaak Walton

“Rauner needs to tell Illinoisans what essential health benefits he intends to keep covering in Illinois.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“Bruce Rauner needs to lead, and until he does, we must fight to hold him accountable.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“Steve Aoki is somebody I really love, and he did a remix of ‘Mi Gente,’ too.”

― J Balvin

“Pitbull has always been great – he represents Latinos.”

― J Balvin

“My fear with Trump was always that he didn’t have great solutions.”

― J. D. Vance

“He suddenly found himself on the precipice of utility.”

― J. F. Powers

“Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer’s role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.”

― J. G. Ballard

“Whenever a toddler sees a pile of blocks, he wants to tear it down.”

― J. J. Abrams

“The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.”

― J. Paul Getty

“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”

― J. R. R. Tolkien

“All the time he’s boxing, he’s thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.”

― Jack Dempsey

“He’ll call that trickle-down. I call it Niagara Falls.”

― Jack Kemp

“The thing about Donald Trump, he is a different candidate.”

― Jack Kingston

“I saw John Garfield smoke. He was my idol, so I smoked. I even smoked like him.”

― Jack Klugman

“One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar.”

― Jack Paar

“Phil Neville has been great in terms of the pointers he has given me.”

― Jack Rodwell

“Martin Luther King Jr., recognized bias when he saw it, knew what he was talking about.”

― Jack Schwartz

“A reader is not supposed to be aware that someone’s written the story. He’s supposed to be completely immersed, submerged in the environment.”

― Jack Vance

“If there really is a god, then he really looks after me.”

― Jackie Chan

“I’ve raised Michael. I changed his diapers when he was little.”

― Jackie Jackson

“One thing of the many things that I know about Jesse Jackson, he is persistent.”

― Jackie Jackson

“Jesse Jackson, when I met him, he had an innocence about him which is still very much a part of him today.”

― Jackie Jackson

“If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck.”

― Jackie Mason

“My father was a journalist. He used to write for ‘Blitz’ tabloid.”

― Jackie Shroff

“Danny Denzongpa knows exactly what to wear on what occasion. He is one of the most immaculately dressed people we have in the industry.”

― Jackie Shroff

“As governor of California in 1970, Reagan endeared himself to millions of conservatives nationwide when he publicly rebuked the anti-war movement that was exploding on college campuses.”

― Jackson Katz

“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.”

― Jackson Pollock

“Every good painter paints what he is.”

― Jackson Pollock

“My father was a motorsports journalist and a motorbike fan. He gave me my motocross bike.”

― Jacky Ickx

“Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what he created.”

― Jacob Bronowski

“Mark Carney is one of the enemies of Brexit. He has opposed it consistently.”

― Jacob Rees-Mogg

“I went to the premiere of The Detective with Sinatra, and perhaps people jumped to conclusions. He was very protective towards me and never came on to me sexually.”

― Jacqueline Bisset

“Karan Malhotra is an amazing director, but he’s strict.”

― Jacqueline Fernandez

“Harrison Ford’s still got it goin’ on. He’s very sexy in that manly-man kind of way.”

― Jacqueline Obradors

“Do we root for Michael Corleone in the ‘Godfather’ films? I think so, even if he is a monster.”

― Jacques Audiard

“In a democratic country, when a man is accused, he’s accused from a document issued by the public attorney.”

― Jacques Verges

“I’ve always been a Kobe fan; he’s one of my favorite players.”

― Jahlil Okafor

“My dad is the opposite of me. He’s so outgoing and so loud.”

― Jahlil Okafor

“Alex Kurtzman – he’s one of the nicest guys.”

― Jake Johnson

“In San Diego, I saw Keith Urban perform, and I’ve seen a lot of acts, and he’s better than anybody I’ve seen.”

― Jake Peavy

“For God is himself the Being of all Beings, and we are as gods in him, through whom he revealeth himself.”

― Jakob Bohme

“Derrick Rose – he’s had his opportunity. He’s been an MVP in the league. His efficiency isn’t what it used to be.”

― Jalen Rose

“Blake Griffin has shown he can be an All-NBA performer.”

― Jalen Rose

“The United States should propose partition in Syria. Assad can keep what he controls, and the rebels can form local governments and establish a new entity.”

― Jamal Khashoggi

“I knew Saleh well, having interviewed and met with him several times. He was a professional Machiavelli, fluent in all forms for political maneuvering.”

― Jamal Khashoggi

“A few years ago, I fell in love with a man before realising he was married.”

― Jameela Jamil

“He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.”

― James A. Garfield

“A man is literally what he thinks.”

― James Allen

“I played at Lancashire when Glen Chapple was 40 to 41 and he was as good as he ever was then.”

― James Anderson

“Mr. Trump has said he strongly supports immediate expensing of capital expenditures, which many economists agree would encourage growth.”

― James B. Stewart

“He thought as a sage, though he felt like a man.”

― James Beattie

“A leader has to ‘appear’ consistent. That doesn’t mean he has to be consistent.”

― James Callaghan

“A clone of Einstein wouldn’t be stupid, but he wouldn’t necessarily be any genius, either.”

― James D. Watson

“The new critique you’re gonna start hearing about James Franco, is ‘He’s spreading himself too thin.’”

― James Franco

“Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.”

― James Henry Breasted

“Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.”

― James Joyce

“The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.”

― James Joyce

“If one has not influence to stem the torrent of popular delusion he is reduced to the melancholy part of a spectator in the midst of the ruin.”

― James L. Petigru

“A man is literally what he thinks.”

― James Lane Allen

“When a president makes up law as he goes, no one knows what the law is anymore.”

― James Lankford

“What prudent merchant will hazard his fortunes in any new branch of commerce when he knows not that his plans may be rendered unlawful before they can be executed?”

― James Madison

“Newt Gingrich wrote a novel, and he’s a short story. Bill Clinton wrote a biography, and he’s a novel.”

― James McBride

“Spike Lee listens a lot. He’s one of the quietest creative people I’ve ever met.”

― James McBride

“Meeting Perry Farrel was kind of cool. He’s such an icon, and I was such a fan of Jane’s Addiction.”

― James Mercer

“Every man should be considered as having a right to the character which he deserves; that is, to be spoken of according to his actions.”

― James Mill

“When I was at my lowest, Tom Cruise reached out to me. He believed in me when other people didn’t.”

― James Packer

“My father was a Vietnam vet, and he was Green Beret.”

― James Ransone

“The honor is overpaid, When he that did the act is commentator.”

― James Shirley

“He who hesitates is sometimes saved.”

― James Thurber

“People are so used to seeing John Goodman as a lovable dad or the quirky characters he played in the Coen Brothers films.”

― James Wan

“People are so used to seeing John Goodman as a loveable dad or the quirky characters he played in the Coen Brothers films.”

― James Wan

“Abraham Lincoln never denigrated, never scapegoated, never finger-pointed. And he had reason to.”

― Jamie Dimon

“He that fears death loses the joys of life.”

― Jan Hus

“General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.”

― Jane Austen

“Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that’s love. It’s not love – it’s babysitting.”

― Jane Fonda

“Stephen’s the great survivor, isn’t he? He just goes on and on.”

― Jane Hawking

“Intellectually, Stephen was a towering giant. Bodily, he was as helpless as a newborn. The functions I fulfilled were all maternal rather than marital.”

― Jane Hawking

“For Mantle, the Yankees’ locker room was a sanctuary, a safe haven where he was understood, accepted and, when necessary, exonerated.”

― Jane Leavy

“My first crush was Barry Manilow. He performed on TV and I taped it. When no one was around I’d kiss the screen.”

― Janet Jackson

“Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible.”

― Janet Malcolm

“My husband says he wants to have the best hay field in Britain. I can’t wait.”

― Jasmine Guinness

“Tony Hale is a devout Christian and is a complete retard when it comes to swearing. The script called for him to swear for about 30 seconds and he just couldn’t do it.”

― Jason Bateman

“Governor Romney has paid 100 percent of his taxes that are owed. He has complied 100 percent with what the law requires.”

― Jason Chaffetz

“The fundamental problem is that President Obama has grown government. He has grown the private sector jobs.”

― Jason Chaffetz

“’Homefront’ was written by Sylvester Stallone. He actually wrote it for himself, which is, for me, an amazing privilege: To be handed a script by Sly that he wrote for himself, that he asked me to do.”

― Jason Statham

“Justin Lin has just been exceptional with what he does with that vehicular action.”

― Jason Statham

“Ringo isn’t the best drummer in the world. He isn’t even the best drummer in the Beatles.”

― Jasper Carrott

“We call Michael Beasley a walking bucket. All he needs is some dishwater and a mop.”

― JaVale McGee

“If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.”

― Jay Leno

“I went to a urologist – he told me I could go at any time.”

― Jay London

“God is God, but he has various names in different languages, and each strand of monotheistic religion has multiple ways of describing the godhead.”

― Jay Parini

“I had a twin, and he didn’t make it.”

― Jay Pharoah

“Snoop Dogg is hilarious. T.I. is really funny. Who else? 50 Cent is hilarious. Jay-Z is funny. I’ve met him, but he’s funny in interviews. He was funny when I saw him, too. Ludacris is funny. Everybody is. Rappers are funny, a lot of them.”

― Jay Pharoah

“I would be absolutely honored if I made Jon Hamm crack, because he is uncrackable.”

― Jay R. Ferguson

“Jae Crowder, he’s like my big bro.”

― Jaylen Brown

“I respect his talents, even as he does mine.”

― Jayne Meadows

“The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.”

― Jean Cocteau

“The poet doesn’t invent. He listens.”

― Jean Cocteau

“If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.”

― Jean Cocteau

“Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.”

― Jean de La Fontaine

“A mutt is a dog. He is the stuff of dogginess, a creature allied to species, not breed, and untrammeled by human hand or preference.”

― Jean Hanff Korelitz

“Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.”

― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Adam Scott sings like a bird… He’s so bad. He’s so bad.”

― Jean-Marc Vallee

“Everybody is ambitious. The question is whether he is ambitious to be or ambitious to do.”

― Jean Monnet

“I was appalled and shocked that Bush used the State of the Union to attack same-sex marriages and indicated that he would support a constitutional amendment.”

― Jean O’Leary

“Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows.”

― Jean Paul

“Man is not the sum of what he has already, but rather the sum of what he does not yet have, of what he could have.”

― Jean-Paul Sartre

“Already at the origin of the species man was equal to what he was destined to become.”

― Jean Rostand

“He does what I have always needed to have done to me, and that is that he dominates me.”

― Jean Stafford

“He who hugs too much, hugs badly!”

― Jeanne Calment

“When he emerged Lou Dobbs the populist, he was so hard to peg. A mishmash of contradictions: anti-outsourcing, anti-globalization, pro-international-trade, pro-free-enterprise, anti-corporatism, pro-choice, pro-Second Amendment, pro-gay-marriage, pro-gays-serving-openly-in-the-military, pro-military, anti-war-in-Iraq-and-Afghanistan.”

― Jeanne Marie Laskas

“If Ambassador Grenell is unwilling to refrain from political statements, he should be recalled immediately.”

― Jeanne Shaheen

“I love Woody Harrelson. He’s a fine actor.”

― Jeannette Walls

“I was reading a lot of Jacques Derrida at the time, writing ‘Beth.’ He actually talked about zombies.”

― Jeff Baena

“A fella who accepts himself and is relaxed into who he is – that appeals to people.”

― Jeff Bridges

“I sacrificed my anonymity for my father, whereas he sacrificed me for his fame.”

― Jeff Buckley

“But overall, Obama’s record on the environment has been uninspired – and that’s putting it kindly. He hasn’t stopped coal companies from blowing up mountaintops and devastating large regions of Appalachia.”

― Jeff Goodell

“John Cena is John Cena – it’s really not a character he is playing.”

― Jeff Jarrett

“For me, Bloodshot was the least appealing character that Valiant had. He was so cold.”

― Jeff Lemire

“I have known Marbury since he was in seventh grade, and I have always felt he is a hell of an NBA player.”

― Jeff Van Gundy

“I like Donald. I guess I shouldn’t call him that. I like President Trump. He’s affable. He’s funny.”

― Jeff Zucker

“Ron Howard is a great filmmaker and also a great storyteller in 60- and 30-minute shows, so why isn’t he going to be a great storyteller in 10-minute pieces?”

― Jeffrey Katzenberg

“And I’d watch George C. Scott from backstage. He was one of my mentors.”

― Jeffrey Tambor

“The role of the defense is to be an advocate for their client, regardless of whether he did it or not, within the bounds of the law.”

― Jeffrey Toobin

“If I moved, he moved. If I stopped, he stopped. It was a duel.”

― Jennifer Esposito

“I knew we were going to marry someday, but I was absolutely surprised when he actually proposed. And surprised he had bought a ring. I ran around the yard screaming.”

― Jennifer Garner

“Cary Benjamin sleeps dreamily on my stomach as we’re both bonding and recuperating. He’s phenomenal.”

― Jennifer Grant

“I’m the biggest Chekov fan – there’s something that he does that not many other writers do.”

― Jeremy Irvine

“He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread that ties their hearts together.”

― Jeremy Taylor

“Following in the footsteps of Berry Gordy, I always admire what he did.”

― Jermaine Dupri

“Dave Chappelle – he’s one of my favorite icons. I can’t think of anyone who’s funnier.”

― Jermaine Fowler

“He slides into second with a stand up double.”

― Jerry Coleman

“What I love about the Don Draper character is that he’s so real and filled with all these contradictions.”

― Jerry Della Femina

“I don’t know what Russell Moore’s politics really are. I don’t know if he is a closet liberal or if he is a conservative.”

― Jerry Falwell, Jr.

“If we all did as Jesus did when he helped the poor, we wouldn’t need the government.”

― Jerry Falwell, Jr.

“My dad wasn’t a gangster, and he wasn’t a criminal, but he sure liked to rub padded shoulders with them.”

― Jerry Heller

“If we had picked Manziel, he’d guarantee our relevance for 10 years.”

― Jerry Jones

“Elvis Presley, you can’t define him in a couple of sentences, but he was a country boy and he was very respectful.”

― Jerry Leiber

“Robert Rauschenberg was not a giant of American art; he was the giant. No American created so many aesthetic openings for so many artists.”

― Jerry Saltz

“Kevin Garnett was a great player, but he wasn’t Kobe Bryant.”

― Jerry West

“The planned sit-down reception is an artificial forum where one is presented with a limited number of persons with whom he can hold a conversation.”

― Jerzy Kosinski

“The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.”

― Jessamyn West

“Ronald Reagan was older than I was when he ran for president.”

― Jesse Jackson

“Obama used to be a community organizer. He knows how to build communities.”

― Jesse Jackson

“Obama kept blacks broke and angry the entire eight years he was in office.”

― Jesse Lee Peterson

“Trump strikes me as the kind of guy that’s on all the time. He’s got a very forceful persona.”

― Jesse Watters

“I understood the importance of doing an Aaron Sorkin film. He’s a political filmmaker.”

― Jessica Chastain

“Jim Bakker is an extremely talented preacher, if he would just get it together.”

― Jessica Hahn

“If he wants to blow his head off, let him. I don’t give a damn about Jim Bakker.”

― Jessica Hahn

“The thing that’s amazing about working with Chris Landon is that he has such an encyclopedic knowledge of all films in all genres.”

― Jessica Rothe

“I was Chairman Mao’s dog. What he said to bite, I bit.”

― Jiang Qing

“A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.”

― Jiddu Krishnamurti

“One of the reasons my ex-husband and I broke up is that he stopped eating my food.”

― Jill Scott

“Politics aside, you look at Barack Obama, he is ripped.”

― Jillian Michaels

“Leo, sadly, has Parkinson’s, but he used to cook all sorts of dazzling things.”

― Jilly Cooper

“Morgan Freeman is so class. He’s so cool. He’s so scary.”

― Jim Carrey

“They called Bill Parcells ‘conservative’ when he was winning two Super Bowls.”

― Jim Finks

“I always imagine that if I met Dr. Seuss, he would be very similar to Crispin Glover.”

― Jim Gaffigan

“I love hearing old Bob Marley recordings that he did before he made the versions everybody knows.”

― Jim James

“If he’s chasing the full restoration of his legacy, he’s chasing something that he really can’t get.”

― Jim Lampley

“Dick Enberg is still around and still being as good as he ever was.”

― Jim McKay

“Ranveer is a great co-actor. He is extremely reactive and extremely responsive. He is a pleasure to work with.”

― Jim Sarbh

“A musician can get lost to what he is in the session busines as it was.”

― Jim Sullivan

“As far as getting publicity whenever he wants it, Trump is the white Al Sharpton.”

― Jimmy Breslin

“We need to combat Trump’s agenda to make sure he can’t divide our families.”

― Jimmy Gomez

“Tupac was a glorious person, and he had all the right intentions.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“My faith grew strong, and I sent a letter (as I was ordered) to the Rev. Dignitary of the Cathedral of Exeter. I was assured, before I sent it, he would not answer it.”

― Joanna Southcott

“I was doing a Broadway musical called ‘Smile’ with Howard Ashman and Marvin Hamlisch in 1984/5 when it abruptly closed. Howard was in the middle of pre-production for ‘The Little Mermaid,’ so he kindly invited all the girls in our cast to audition for the film.”

― Jodi Benson

“What is he? He’s a puppeteer and he’s got a lot of inspiration all around him, and the fact that they can manipulate the expressions now with ease compared to what it used to be.”

― Joe Grant

“I’m very grateful for what Mr Capello did for my career. I was really honoured that he put me in as his number one.”

― Joe Hart

“His name, Buzz, fits. He can buzz along at 40 miles an hour when his genetic memory moves him.”

― Joe Henderson

“You put him in front of 50,000 people, he’s at home.”

― Joe Jackson

“How could they call him wacko? He’s sold more records than anybody in history.”

― Joe Jackson

“When Frank Broyles coached at Arkansas, he used to have a golf tournament each year for all the Southwest Conference coaches.”

― Joe Jamail

“If he’d been negotiating Obamacare, Lincoln would have made the infamous ‘Cornhusker Kickback’ deal – $100 million in Medicaid funds for Nebraska to secure a Senator’s vote – in a heartbeat, even if the press howled as it did when Barack Obama agreed to it, forcing its cancellation.”

― Joe Klein

“I’m friendly with Laurence Luckinbill. He’s a great man.”

― Joe Mantello

“Joe Paterno was a well-educated man, and he was also a man from a different time.”

― Joe Posnanski

“My father, he couldn’t read or write.”

― Joe R. Lansdale

“Ronald Reagan knew who he was. Barack Obama is still working through that equation politically.”

― Joe Scarborough

“This is a game, first and foremost. There was only one Vince Lombardi, and he died.”

― Joe Theismann

“My relationship with George Steinbrenner was great. He was the boss, and I accepted that.”

― Joe Torre

“Joel McHale is so money, he should be printed on money.”

― Joel McHale

“I think Peter King… he’s kind of narrow-minded.”

― Joey Chestnut

“Kobayashi was the man. The other competitive eaters, they thought of him as unbeatable… He wasn’t an eater. He was a god.”

― Joey Chestnut

“Kobayashi won’t talk to me. He hates me.”

― Joey Chestnut

“I’m not the kind of guy who hems and haws about how he feels.”

― Joey Kramer

“It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled.”

― Joey Skaggs

“He who is firm in will molds the world to himself.”

― Johann Gottlieb Fichte

“Above all, what socialist, without flushing with shame, maintains he is not a revolutionary? We say: none!.”

― Johann Most

“A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The coward only threatens when he is safe.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“I’d love to work with Prince. He’s such an amazing musician.”

― John 5

“A laborer no longer makes whole articles. He receives raw materials, puts his touch on them, and passes them to another worker in the series. When the articles are quite finished they are carried out of sight by currents of commercial exchange. These currents are untraceable.”

― John Bates Clark

“And, if there was any responsibility in refusing to obey, he was willing to accept it.”

― John Bigelow

“Every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective.”

― John Buchan

“He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.”

― John Buchan

“The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.”

― John Buchanan Robinson

“My editor, Robin Robertson, is one of this country’s finest poets, so I listen to him when he offers advice.”

― John Burnside

“Emerson’s fame as a writer and thinker was firmly established during his lifetime by the books he gave to the world.”

― John Burroughs

“Emerson stands apart from the other poets and essayists of New England, and of English literature generally, as of another order. He is a reversion to an earlier type, the type of the bard, the skald, the poet-seer.”

― John Burroughs

“If a guy can bully you, he will bully you.”

― John Calipari

“My favorite playwright is probably Samuel Beckett, and he was always laughing at the abyss.”

― John Cameron Mitchell

“Bill Clinton told me that when he was 14, he shook John Kennedy’s hand, and that inspired him to be president.”

― John Catsimatidis

“I was a Mitt Romney Republican because he was pro-business.”

― John Catsimatidis

“My father died in ’97. But at least he lived until 93, so he saw my success.”

― John Catsimatidis

“A reader should know what he might reasonably expect under a particular label.”

― John Christopher

“He who laughs most, learns best.”

― John Cleese

“The thrill I got discovering Buster Keaton when I was growing up was so exciting. He was one of the greats.”

― John Cleese

“Spike Lee is a master of tone, so basically, if he wants to do something, he should do it, and Imma listen.”

― John David Washington

“Barack Obama’s convention speech in 2004 had made him a political star, and he arrived in Iowa to crowds unseen in caucus history.”

― John Dickerson

“President-elect Trump says he’s not even sure the Russians did the hacking.”

― John Dickerson

“Michael Flynn was forced to resign, we are told, because he told a big lie. But what about the little ones?”

― John Dickerson

“When Barack Obama was asked about his lack of executive experience in 2008, he pointed to his successful campaign as proof he could manage the presidency.”

― John Dickerson

“I have a lot of respect with Mike McCarthy and for what he’s done.”

― John Dorsey

“If it wasn’t for Paul Brown, I probably wouldn’t have a job because he basically evolved scouting.”

― John Dorsey

“When the poet makes his perfect selection of a word, he is endowing the word with life.”

― John Drinkwater

“He who would search for pearls must dive below.”

― John Dryden

“We have a Father, and He cares about our internal world – issues of motive, issues of fear, issues of validation.”

― John Eldredge

“Given that Mr. Kerry is clearly exaggerating what happened to minority voters in the 2000 election in Florida, maybe we should wait for him to provide evidence of what he is alleging in 2004.”

― John Fund

“A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else.”

― John Galsworthy

“But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.”

― John Gay

“While Lincoln thus became a lawyer, he did not cease to remain a politician.”

― John George Nicolay

“Class has always been Tom Wolfe’s subject, and I suspect the reason for much of the disfavor in which he is held.”

― John Gregory Dunne

“Yet God is so one that He admits of distinction, and so admits of distinction that He still remains unity.”

― John Hales

“This kind of prelude was succeeded by the concerto itself which he executed with a degree of spirit and firmness that no one has ever pretended to equal.”

― John Hawkins

“Bernie Sanders deserves a lot of credit because he has raised issues.”

― John Hickenlooper

“My biggest superhero of writing is Jorge Luis Borges, the Argentine fabulist. He’s an amazingly perceptive writer, but also willing to make a joke.”

― John Hodgman

“Now I have known Sen. Bill Frist, the Majority Leader of the United States Senate, since he was born.”

― John Jay Hooker

“’Battlestar Galactica’ executive producer Ronald D. Moore told Tor.com that the series finale of ‘Battlestar’ turned out exactly as he’d intended, but there were several alternate endings that were considered before the final version was produced.”

― John Joseph Adams

“Kafka is not interested in documenting the manners and mores of any particular place; he is not interested in probing the psyche of individual characters.”

― John Kessel

“Mel Blanc has been gone for 30 years, even though he’s still around.”

― John Kricfalusi

“When Walt Disney was making his films, he trusted his instincts and made films for himself, but they appealed to everybody, not just kids.”

― John Lasseter

“We knew that AJ Styles might be the best in the world. We didn’t realize that until he got to WWE.”

― John Layfield

“Every writer knows he is spurious; every fiction writer would rather be credible than authentic.”

― John le Carre

“Aspiring to a souffle, he achieves a pancake at which the reader saws without much appetite.”

― John Leonard

“George W. Bush has much to evaluate: he has presided over the most sweeping redesign of U.S. grand strategy since the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.”

― John Lewis Gaddis

“It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.”

― John Locke

“Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.”

― John Locke

“He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.”

― John Lyly

“In Oakland, Al Davis was a genius. We had Ron Wolff there, too, and he was a genius. There was no room for me to be a genius.”

― John Madden

“Everything that David Chase does has a tremendous amount of specificity. He is very detail oriented.”

― John Magaro

“In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.”

― John Masefield

“George Allen was afraid of my image. He wasn’t afraid of me.”

― John Matuszak

“Like Odysseus, the President looked wiser when he was seated.”

― John Maynard Keynes

“Donald Trump is proud of the fact that he’s never written an e-mail.”

― John McAfee

“Sometimes it’s important to watch what the president does rather than what he says.”

― John McCain

“Putin wants to restore the Russian empire. That’s his ambition; he’s stated it many times.”

― John McCain

“Personally, I liked Admiral Kelso very much. I believe that he served his country with distinction.”

― John McCain

“Once a person has killed other people on behalf of an ideology, he becomes rather devoted to it.”

― John McCarthy

“He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense.”

― John McCarthy

“My opinion is that he’s a swindler and you’re a sucker.”

― John McCarthy

“Miles Davis himself, I discovered him when I was 15, and he rocked my world.”

― John McLaughlin

“A lot of Woody Guthrie’s songs were taken from other songs. He would rework the melody and lyrics, and all of a sudden it was a Woody Guthrie song.”

― John Mellencamp

“Bob Dylan’s first couple of records in the 60’s weren’t considered cover records, but he only wrote one or two original songs on each album.”

― John Mellencamp

“He who hates vice hates men.”

― John Morley

“Vampiro preys upon people’s dreams and lies to people, but he doesn’t keep track of his lies.”

― John Morrison

“Any composer who is gloriously conscious that he is a composer must believe that he receives his inspiration from a source higher than himself.”

― John Philip Sousa

“Neither Muslims nor anyone else truly worships the true God if they reject Jesus as he really is in the Gospels.”

― John Piper

“Obama’s claim is that he wants to give. The GOP is saying it wants to take.”

― John Podhoretz

“Whatever Romney’s failings, he certainly doesn’t suggest that the United States is teetering on the brink of a moral cesspool.”

― John Podhoretz

“For Obama to save himself, he should be thinking about the example of an unlikely Republican predecessor: Richard Nixon.”

― John Podhoretz

“Newt Gingrich is a very intelligent man, if he says so himself.”

― John Podhoretz

“Dad didn’t wear the guns unless a report card came in that he didn’t particularly dig.”

― John Ritter

“I had my serious side – I idolized Bobby Kennedy; he was my role model. But so was Jerry Lewis.”

― John Ritter

“My father would make record after record, and he’d be so surprised at what would sell and what wouldn’t.”

― John Ritter

“He was a very generous soul and was exceptionally dedicated to the medium of photography.”

― John Sexton

“I have met Tom Hanks. Several times. And he’s been very nice.”

― John Slattery

“Give a critic an inch, he’ll write a play.”

― John Steinbeck

“The Saviour reigned in all their hearts, and they successfully copied the pattern of meekness and gentleness, which he had left them.”

― John Strachan

“He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that.”

― John Stuart Mill

“Mitt Romney has made it clear that he believes that President Obama was born in the U.S.”

― John Sununu

“If he can’t do it with Ferrari, well, he can’t do it.”

― John Surtees

“I don’t think Beethoven expresses religious truth. He expresses a human truth.”

― John Tavener

“In the same way he’s fascinated by crosswords, the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on.”

― John Thaw

“He lives with his creativity in high gear.”

― John Travolta

“Until the 20th century it was generally assumed that a writer had said what he had to say in his works.”

― John Updike

“The reader knows the writer better than he knows himself; but the writer’s physical presence is light from a star that has moved on.”

― John Updike

“I spent a lot of years working for Ralph Lauren, and he had so many copycats, from Tommy Hilfiger to Abercrombie & Fitch to J.Crew.”

― John Varvatos

“Fellini was a little lofty for a teenage boy, but certainly he was a huge influence.”

― John Waters

“A politician is the devil’s quilted anvil; He fashions all sins on him, and the blows are never heard.”

― John Webster

“Man, Dick Dale shreds. He’s welcomed to anybody’s bar mitzvah.”

― John Zorn

“The catcher is in the middle of everything. He sees it best.”

― Johnny Bench

“There’s an innocence to Ozzy Osbourne. He’s mingling, but he’s somewhat detached.”

― Johnny Depp

“Mitch Miller knew exactly what he wanted me to sing. He didn’t want me to improvise at all.”

― Johnny Mathis

“My brother is an artist, and he draws all my tattoos.”

― Johnny Messner

“Tiger’s swing when he won the Masters by 12 shots – I loved that swing.”

― Johnny Miller

“I’ve got a Fender Concert amp from the ’60s, the one Joe Osborn used. He played his bass through it.”

― Johnny Rivers

“I think there is a huge ceiling in Derek Carr. I think he has proven that.”

― Jon Gruden

“Nobody talks about Shaq Thompson. I don’t know what he is. He’s like a nickel corner/linebacker.”

― Jon Gruden

“Mariota is special in a lot of ways. He’s a dynamic dual threat on the field, and he is humble – no-nonsense, full of character – off the field.”

― Jon Gruden

“Antonio Gates is spectacular. But he’s not a blocking tight end.”

― Jon Gruden

“I would love to fight Brock Lesnar. He’s a massive dude.”

― Jon Jones

“My dog, he’s a great dog.”

― Jon Keyser

“Atlantic’s Jerry Wexler believes first-rate records are made by first-rate voices. He certainly has worked with enough of them: Clyde McPhatter, Joe Turner, La Vern Baker, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin.”

― Jon Landau

“That’s why people love Spider-Man: he’s the most grounded, relatable of superheroes.”

― Jon Watts

“It really bothers me that Stephen Cannell has died. I had lunch with him about eight months before he died, and… I really liked him. I really did.”

― Jonathan Banks

“Whenever the occasion arose, he rose to the occasion.”

― Jonathan Brown

“Every writer secretly hopes that what he or she has written will endure.”

― Jonathan Coleman

“Programme names have been changed, and we have Andrew Neil saying he won’t be using long words.”

― Jonathan Dimbleby

“Peter remained very quiet and shy, but when he spoke it made sense.”

― Jonathan King

“The trouble with ghostwriting is that it raises the issue of whether the president is in a state of diminished responsibility for what he says. Does he actually grasp the implications of the words he speaks?”

― Jonathan Raban

“Justin Timberlake is one of our style icons – he does both formal and casual perfectly.”

― Jonathan Scott

“There was a teacher who recognized that I was interested in cartooning and he was great.”

― Jonathan Shapiro

“I am anti-Bush. A lot of what he stands for is the antithesis of what I stand for.”

― Jonathan Shapiro

“He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.”

― Jonathan Swift

“A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces.”

― Jose Bergamin

“He who could have been a torch and stoops to being a pair of jaws is a deserter.”

― Jose Marti

“The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he injures are always in his sight.”

― Joseph Addison

“The Savior encouraged brotherhood. He was not a long-distance leader. He walked and worked with those whom he led. He was not afraid of close friendships. He spent many hours with his disciples, and his relationships with them were intimate.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“The Savior was selfless. He viewed himself and his own needs as secondary, and he ministered to others tirelessly, lovingly, effectively.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“God is the last link of the chain, but He is the first also.”

― Joseph Barber Lightfoot

“Man is what he reads.”

― Joseph Brodsky

“A writer is defined by the language in which he writes, and I would stick to that definition.”

― Joseph Brodsky

“A writer is seldom satisfied with the condition he finds himself in. We’re all given to fretting a lot.”

― Joseph Brodsky

“Yevtushenko is a high member of his country’s establishment, and he lies terribly about the United States to his Russian readers.”

― Joseph Brodsky

“And for mathematical science, he that doubts their certainty hath need of a dose of hellebore.”

― Joseph Glanvill

“He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt.”

― Joseph Heller

“I loved working with Mickey Rourke. He’s a wonderful kind of crazy.”

― Joseph Morgan

“He may be president, but he still comes home and swipes my socks.”

― Joseph P. Kennedy

“Isn’t it interesting that God appears holy when he’s gracious?”

― Joseph Prince

“No one can ever enter the celestial kingdom unless he is strictly honest.”

― Joseph Smith, Jr.

“The Pope? How many divisions has he got?”

― Joseph Stalin

“What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.”

― Joseph Wood Krutch

“When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.”

― Joseph Wood Krutch

“Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.”

― Josephus Daniels

“A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.”

― Josh Billings

“Every man has his follies – and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.”

― Josh Billings

“One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can.”

― Josh Billings

“Who’s not a fan of Don Williams? He’s the gentle giant.”

― Josh Turner

“The man on the street, he knows who Beethoven is, he knows who Mozart is.”

― Joshua Bell

“Ideas any one can mould as he wishes.”

― Josiah Royce

“Buffy loves Angel. He loves her. And I love Ho Hos.”

― Joss Whedon

“If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.”

― Joyce Brothers

“Maduro distanced himself from democracy. He deconstructed the entire judiciary and blocked parliamentary processes.”

― Juan Guaido

“Joaquin Sabina is one of my favorites. He’s like a legend. He’s like our Bob Dylan, or our Bruce Springsteen. He’s one of the most talented writers of our Latin music.”

― Juanes

“Chris Brown is a star. He’s a genius. Anybody should want to work with him. He makes hits.”

― Juicy J

“Everything is possible for an eccentric, especially when he is English.”

― Jules Verne

“My dad, he can cook, but he can’t cook: it’s sort of like 50/50.”

― Julian Dennison

“What makes a person sexy is when he’s not trying to be sexy.”

― Juliette Binoche

“Here Lies Julius Schwartz. He met his last deadline.”

― Julius Schwartz

“Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.”

― June Carter Cash

“My father was very intense, passionate and over-the-top. He was my hero and my tyrant.”

― June Jordan

“Ben Rothwell is a beast like he says he is. He’s very, very tough.”

― Junior dos Santos

“It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.”

― Junius

“I respect Cristiano Ronaldo. He has had a superb career.”

― Jupp Heynckes

“Paul Pogba cost Manchester United €105 million. Does he play like this?”

― Jupp Heynckes

“He is really something. I love him. He is Sir Arsene Wenger.”

― Jurgen Klopp

“Peter Stanford is a writer on religious and ethical matters. He was for four years editor of the ‘Catholic Herald.’”

― Justin Cartwright

“Chiranjeevi sir is extremely humble and gracious. He is a superstar, but he is one of the nicest, sweetest, most grounded individuals.”

― Kajal Aggarwal

“I like Seedorf. He is a good coach.”

― Kaka

“Undertaker, for almost as long as many of us have been watching WWE, he’s been part of it.”

― Kane

“An individual can have a point of view. He is entitled to that.”

― Kapil Sibal

“LeBron James can get a shot off under any and all circumstances and he makes them.”

― Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“I want to be like Robin Williams, really. It’s all the different characters he does, all the different voices.”

― Karen Gillan

“I have admired Kevin Plank and Under Armour from afar. He has assembled an impressive team.”

― Karen Katz

“No one can be saved – in virtue of what he can do. Everyone can be saved – in virtue of what God can do.”

― Karl Barth

“He who cheats others is a knave, but he who cheats himself is a fool.”

― Karl G. Maeser

“If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.”

― Karl Kraus

“Mr. Obama has an ingenious approach to job losses: He describes them as job gains.”

― Karl Rove

“What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn’t really ’empathy’ and ‘understanding.’ He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice.”

― Karl Rove

“One can only become a philosopher, but not be one. As one believes he is a philosopher, he stops being one.”

― Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

“A critic is a reader who ruminates. Thus, he should have more than one stomach.”

― Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

“An artist is he for whom the goal and center of life is to form his mind.”

― Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

“Luckily, ‘Petta’ encompasses all the dimensions of Rajini sir’s performances. His main strengths are his charm, style, and the fun that he represents.”

― Karthik Subbaraj

“My father has been a part of a few short films I made; he played a small but significant role in ‘Jigarthanda.’”

― Karthik Subbaraj

“Quirky is what a guy would call a girl he doesn’t understand.”

― Kat Dennings

“If I had a robot friend, he or she would be electric.”

― Kat Dennings

“Sometimes the better an actor is, the less he’s noticed.”

― Kate Jackson

“I was lucky to be with Johnny… he taught me a lot about fame.”

― Kate Moss

“I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool.”

― Katharine Whitehorn

“I met Rodney when I first moved to LA, so I’d say 20 years. He’s the eternal teenager.”

― Kathy Valentine

“He would take the blow so you didn’t have to.”

― Katie Couric

“He was always sort of a scrappy little kid wasn’t he? A bit of a fighter?”

― Katie Couric

“Of course Castro was Cuba’s longest serving president. After all, he was a dictator.”

― Katie Pavlich

“I used to have nightmares that they would put ‘He played Ted’ on my tombstone.”

― Keanu Reeves

“I realize Tiger Woods is Tiger Woods; he’s intimidating.”

― Keegan Bradley

“There’s a very famous South African playwright named Athol Fugard, and I’d be in any play he’s ever did.”

― Keegan-Michael Key

“He was definitely known as the foremost man killer in the West; however there’s controversy about virtually every killing that he was known to have been involved in.”

― Keith Carradine

“Reagan’s dead, and he was a lousy President.”

― Keith Olbermann

“I’m not sure exactly what Victor told Dr. Goldman, but I don’t think he fully knew what was going on… I think he was really oblivious. I don’t think he knew.”

― Kelli White

“Tim Burton, let’s face it: he’s into stitches.”

― Kelly Asbury

“Donald Trump is at his very best, at his very best, when he talks about the issues.”

― Kellyanne Conway

“Sometimes Kellen calls me ‘Coach.’ Sometimes he calls me ‘Pops.’”

― Kelvin Sampson

“Marvin Williams is solid, and he can shoot, and he’ll definitely stretch the defense.”

― Kemba Walker

“Nam June Paik’s artworks are highly intellectual, cutting-edge, and sophisticated. But he was also witty, humorous, and self-deprecating.”

― Ken Hakuta

“He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.”

― Kenneth Baker

“I don’t think Hamlet is mad, nor is he predisposed to be a gloomy or tragic figure.”

― Kenneth Branagh

“I was a big admirer of F.D.R. He saved Britain.”

― Kenneth Branagh

“I’m a devotee of Stephen Sondheim. I think he’s a genius.”

― Kenneth Branagh

“I’ve been saying it all along: please do not demonise Robert Mugabe. I’m not saying the methods he’s using are correct, but he was put under great pressure.”

― Kenneth Kaunda

“Nobody is as good as he thinks he is.”

― Kenneth L. Pike

“Dick Grasso would be a superb mayor of the City of New York. He loves the city.”

― Kenneth Langone

“But certainly I didn’t know he was doing anything that was criminal.”

― Kenneth Lay

“Really, Tanahashi belongs in the WWE. He can be the next Roman Reigns.”

― Kenny Omega

“Mike D’Antoni is a great offensive mind. He’s a great coach.”

― Kenny Smith

“Phil Jackson is a mastermind, and he knows how to keep his team from being complacent.”

― Kenny Smith

“I consider myself a disciple of Norman Lear. And one of the things he did was topic-driven humor.”

― Kenya Barris

“Is Mitt Romney a bully? And the answer is, no… He does not have a vicious bone in his body.”

― Kerry Healey

“Barack Obama is a threat to the continued existence of the United States, and he must be impeached, or resign.”

― Kesha Rogers

“I don’t think I’d have been as good as Bruce was. He was a better JFK than I would have been.”

― Kevin Costner

“President Trump’s threat to weaponize federal funding is not only unconstitutional but emblematic of the cruelty he seeks to impose on our most vulnerable communities.”

― Kevin de Leon

“I guess Tom Cruise – everything he does, everything he touches, is kind of a success.”

― Kevin Dillon

“My brother Paul’s really kind of obsessive, and he obsesses over things.”

― Kevin Dillon

“I feel very honored to be playing with Bill Pierce. He’s such a great musician.”

― Kevin Eubanks

“In my opinion, Jimmie Johnson should be our most popular guy because he’s won seven championships.”

― Kevin Harvick

“Nick is an amazing musician. He’s really focused.”

― Kevin Jonas

“My father went to boarding school in Sydney when he was 14.”

― Kevin Kwan

“He sort of gets comic moments. Not a lot of directors do.”

― Kevin McDonald

“I’ve done this commercial with Arnold Palmer. He doesn’t play that much anymore, but it’d be fun to have him in the cart.”

― Kevin Nealon

“Lionel Messi is not human. He is from another galaxy.”

― Kevin-Prince Boateng

“And George Carlin was a guy that the more he aged the younger he seemed.”

― Kevin Smith

“Francis Underwood was entirely based on Richard III. When Michael Dobbs wrote ‘House of Cards’ in the original British series, Richard III is what he based the character on.”

― Kevin Spacey

“McQueen is an astonishing film maker. He uses really unusual shots and builds incredible dramatic tension.”

― Kevin Whately

“Kendrick Lamar deserves a Grammy. He’s one of the biggest, most influential rappers of my generation.”

― Khalid

“I’d love to collaborate with Frank Ocean. He’s one of my favorite artists of all time.”

― Khalid

“Everybody knows what Harry Kane is all about; he’s a goalscorer, a great professional.”

― Kieran Trippier

“My son does a little photography, but he’s not involved the way I was.”

― Kim Weston

“Roger Ailes, he’s incredible. He’s the one that created ‘The Five’ and came up with the idea for it.”

― Kimberly Guilfoyle

“Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.”

― Kin Hubbard

“It’s what a fellow thinks he knows that hurts him.”

― Kin Hubbard

“It involved a lot of trust, but I love Bobby Harlow, and I loved the albums that he made.”

― King Tuff

“In Hollywood, the cameraman lights the star. In Europe, he lights the set.”

― King Vidor

“He resolved, having done it once, never to move his eyeballs again.”

― Kingsley Amis

“He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic.”

― Kingsley Amis

“He ordered killings as easily as he ordered linguine.”

― Kitty Kelley

“It is with this as with religion: one usually believes what he has been taught.”

― Knute Nelson

“I thought he was the greatest thing. Bob Dylan.”

― Kris Kristofferson

“We remember Kurt for what he was: caring, generous and sweet.”

― Krist Novoselic

“I definitely had a Paul Rudd crush. He’s great.”

― Kristen Schaal

“If a guy won’t commit, he’s a player.”

― Kristin Cavallari

“I’ve been dating since I was fifteen. I’m exhausted. Where is he?”

― Kristin Davis

“Jermaine Dupri is a b-boy, and he’s dope.”

― KRS-One

“In Bengaluru, I’m Danish’s sister, and in Mumbai, he’s Kubbra’s brother!”

― Kubra Sait

“My favorite writer on ‘The X-Files’ is this guy Darin Morgan. He wrote my favorite episode and the top five favorite episodes that everyone loves.”

― Kumail Nanjiani

“When Jack Swagger copies my Ankle Lock and Randy Orton does my Angle Slam, it’s disrespectful. I didn’t come up with the Ankle Lock; Ken Shamrock came up with the Ankle Lock, but I waited until he retired to do the Ankle Lock.”

― Kurt Angle

“Kurt Warner is not who he is without the city of St. Louis.”

― Kurt Warner

“Kid Cudi has saved lives. He saved my life.”

― Kyle

“I just want to be an artist that makes exactly what he feels.”

― Kyle

“Gary Neville never seemed to know when he was beaten, and Ashley Cole never gets beaten.”

― Kyle Walker

“He put a ring in the toe of a stocking. On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was there at the bottom of the toe. Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.”

― Kyra Sedgwick

“A man is as alive as he can communicate.”

― L. Ron Hubbard

“There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection, who does not understand that it is one Being who both created all things and governs them with the same energy by which He created them.”

― Lactantius

“He has a future and I have a past, so we should be all right.”

― Lady Randolph Churchill

“Tennessee Williams is an incredible writer for women because, in many ways, his women characters are him. He writes so passionately.”

― Laila Robins

“My paternal grandfather was a failed novelist. He stacked boxes of rejected manuscripts in a closet.”

― Laird Barron

“Billy Magnussen, he’s a wild one.”

― Lamorne Morris

“I still have never met Harry Saltzman, and was told he is quite unpleasant.”

― Lana Wood

“But, listen, Eddie Merkyx would have won six Tours if he hadn’t been punched.”

― Lance Armstrong

“He’s a couple sandwiches short of a picnic.”

― Lance Bass

“He vanished to the public in order to materialize for his family.”

― Lance Morrow

“My guess is that if David Beckham wants Ronaldo’s jersey, he’s going to get it.”

― Landon Donovan

“He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.”

― Lao Tzu

“He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.”

― Lao Tzu

“He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.”

― Lao Tzu

“He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.”

― Lao Tzu

“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.”

― Lao Tzu

“He who knows himself is enlightened.”

― Lao Tzu

“He who is contented is rich.”

― Lao Tzu

“He who talks more is sooner exhausted.”

― Lao Tzu

“When David Goyer comes to the small screen, what he’s actually doing is making the small screen bigger.”

― Lara Pulver

“I’m not a Trump fan. I don’t think he should be the nominee.”

― Larry Hogan

“One of the best ones out there was a guy named Howard Cosell. He was the best.”

― Larry Holmes

“I really liked Kishore Kumar. He had a virile man’s voice, and he was truly versatile.”

― Lata Mangeshkar

“This is a very big victory for Michael and we are all very proud that he has been completely and totally vindicated in court, as we were certain he would be.”

― LaToya Jackson

“You’d think a sociopath assassin wouldn’t have a fan following but he does.”

― Laurell K. Hamilton

“He might be my boyfriend. He might not be my boyfriend.”

― Lauren Alaina

“I was slightly starstruck by Justin Bieber! I mean, he is cute!”

― Lauren Alaina

“My brother sings. My brother is a singer-songwriter. His name is Parker Ainsworth. He changed his last name to his middle name.”

― Lauren Worsham

“A man doesn’t know what he knows until he knows what he doesn’t know.”

― Laurence J. Peter

“Nobody can be perfect unless he admits his faults, but if he has faults how can he be perfect?”

― Laurence J. Peter

“This assumes an upward revision of the European Budget, which is precisely what Jacques Chirac refuses to do. On the contrary, he has demanded a reduction.”

― Laurent Fabius

“When an introvert is quiet, don’t assume he is depressed, snobbish or socially deficient.”

― Laurie Helgoe

“My athlete idol is Usain Bolt. He’s inhumanly fast!”

― Laurie Hernandez

“The thing about Sheeran is that he is an incredibly real artist and songwriter. He is not trying to be anybody else other than himself.”

― Lauv

“I was with – he wasn’t the president then, but – Barack Obama, when he was running, in Washington, during Black Congressional Caucus Weekend, and did a panel about global warming with him. It was almost as if I switched careers for a while, and became a political activist.”

― Lawrence Bender

“If any performer has quality in his voice he can almost always be helped to develop all the other necessary attributes.”

― Lawrence Welk

“Willie Nelson is not just a star or a headliner, he’s a legend.”

― Lee Brice

“I’m really close to Stephen Sommers. He was a really nice man.”

― Lee Byung-hun

“I’d love to work with Sufjan Stevens. He so gets it. He’s amazing.”

― Lee DeWyze

“Kirk is a man, and he loves it. He loves women.”

― Lee Grant

“If a guy is over 25 percent jerk, he’s in trouble. And Henry was 95 percent.”

― Lee Iacocca

“Newman has it all worked out. I get a million. He gets a million two, but that includes $200,000 expenses.”

― Lee Marvin

“My father was tough. At least, he thought so, and I guess I have a lot of his traits.”

― Lee Marvin

“I’ve noticed that in the U.S., when the president hits the three-year mark in office, he goes into re-election campaigning.”

― Lee Myung-bak

“Onassis told me. He begged me to come to the wedding.”

― Lee Radziwill

“I met Jesse Owens once. He was a remarkable individual, and I have tremendous respect for what he did in the Olympics under the circumstances.”

― Lee Trevino

“Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses.”

― Leigh Hunt

“If God exists, what objection can he have to saying so?”

― Lemuel K. Washburn

“When I got my first glimpse of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, my breath caught. In that single instant, he was Wolverine.”

― Len Wein

“I particular enjoy the crime writer, Walter Ellis Mosley. He does a series of Chandler-esque detective stories.”

― Lennie James

“I did go to cheder and was a bar mitzvah. We were members of an Orthodox synagogue, although we were not religious. My grandfather was Polish. He came to Ireland in the ’30s.”

― Lenny Abrahamson

“A man can do all things if he but wills them.”

― Leon Battista Alberti

“I would have to say Sam Cooke is the one I admired most. His artistry and vocal, just the way he did it.”

― Leon Russell

“I used to play on Phil Spector’s records, and he liked to use three pianists.”

― Leon Russell

“He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.”

― Leonardo da Vinci

“Gertrude Stein really thought of Hemingway as frail. He almost married Stein.”

― Leslie Fiedler

“Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel.”

― Leslie Fiedler

“Kafka is still unrecognized. He thought he was a comic writer.”

― Leslie Fiedler

“I love Drake; he’s amazing.”

― Letitia Wright

“Well, it was a typical meeting with the President. He was very gracious, very outgoing.”

― Lew Wasserman

“No one really forgives unless he has been hurt.”

― Lewis B. Smedes

“Harry Reid is not funny; he’s creepy. Nancy Pelosi is creepy. Charles Schumer is sneaky and creepy.”

― Lewis Black

“We called him Tortoise because he taught us.”

― Lewis Carroll

“Tupac is my favorite artist, and he had mad style.”

― Lewis Hamilton

“The artist does not illustrate science (but) he frequently responds to the same interests that a scientist does.”

― Lewis Mumford

“He’s fighting for the world title, so we’re prepared for the best John Thompson.”

― Liam Smith

“One’s happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.”

― Liberty Hyde Bailey

“When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.”

― Liberty Hyde Bailey

“I’m one of the biggest Kid Cudi fans of all time. He’s very relatable.”

― Lil Yachty

“My dad did every single accent under the sun, and he would read bedtime stories.”

― Lily James

“If Hamilton were on Twitter, he would have been a worse oversharer than me.”

― Lin-Manuel Miranda

“He allowed us to choreograph the sex scenes.”

― Linda Fiorentino

“He is a terrible planner, though. So am I.”

― Linda McCartney

“Elvis was rock’n’roll. He came from the poverty and the pain.”

― Link Wray

“Trump is not charismatic. He is artless and politically clumsy and wears his egotism on his sleeve.”

― Lionel Shriver

“Trump can’t string a single grammatical sentence together, and at the podium, he is lumpen and awkward.”

― Lionel Shriver

“The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.”

― Lionel Trilling

“So my dad raised me, and he’s a huge football fan.”

― Lisa Guerrero

“Andy Dick is so gay, he thinks Margaret Cho is funny.”

― Lisa Lampanelli

“And one of my favorites was Eddy Arnold of course. He just had that smooth, soulful voice.”

― Little Milton

“God is omnipotent, He is omniscient, and He is ever present.”

― Little Richard

“It is better that a guilty man should not be brought to trial than that he should be acquitted.”

― Livy

“I was not up stairs when he came home; no, sir.”

― Lizzie Andrew Borden

“What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.”

― Logan Pearsall Smith

“My original opinion still stands. I don’t think he should have put it out.”

― Lonnie Donegan

“I liked Truman very much. He was precise and businesslike. After a while, it was his turn.”

― Lord Mountbatten

“Michael Grimm never met a tax he didn’t lie to evade.”

― Loretta Lynch

“Russell Defreitas plotted to commit a terrorist attack that he hoped would rival 9/11.”

― Loretta Lynch

“Doo never actually made moonshine, but he hauled about an ocean of it.”

― Loretta Lynn

“Muller isn’t a number seven, a number nine, nor a number 10. He is everything and in between.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“I hold Jonas Hector in high esteem, and he is a good player.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“Nolito is not a left winger – he is a central player.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“I’m not a fan of Paul Pogba. Maybe he is a talent, but I don’t see him as any more than that.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“Guardiola won so many trophies at Barcelona that he had a huge impact.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“If Tiger Woods had played football, he would have been a quarterback.”

― Lou Holtz

“If he’s got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don’t hire him.”

― Lou Holtz

“Everything that I’m attempting to do is based on my understanding of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and what he wanted for his people.”

― Louis Farrakhan

“My grandfather criticized me thousands of times, and he gave me a compliment once.”

― Louis Garrel

“My father was adopted. He grew up in the Italian household.”

― Louis Gossett, Jr.

“There is one instance that we cite in the report where in one of the conversations a member of organized crime is talking to another member of organized crime and he suggests that Attorney General Kennedy should be murdered.”

― Louis Stokes

“I both admired my father and his writing, and I saw how much he valued it.”

― Louis Theroux

“Rashford’s pace is incredible. You don’t catch him when he breaks away.”

― Louis van Gaal

“I had to follow Bobby Robson at Barcelona. He had won three titles.”

― Louis van Gaal

“When my father died, I was 21, and he’d been sick for a few years. He changed during his illness. He kind of softened during it.”

― Luanne Rice

“It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish.”

― Luc de Clapiers

“To have a great player like Neymar at PSG would be a great honour. He’s a phenomenal player, and to have great player is a great thing for the team.”

― Lucas Moura

“The painter’s obsession with his subject is all that he needs to drive him to work.”

― Lucian Freud

“He wants only to rest and to have a little peace.”

― Luciano Pavarotti

“He that does good to another does good also to himself.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“He who is brave is free.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“He has committed the crime who profits by it.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“I adored my brother when I was younger, so I wanted to do everything he did.”

― Lucy Bronze

“That’s my main complaint with Murakami: that he writes these complex males and then really static women.”

― Lucy Dacus

“When the devil grows old he turns hermit.”

― Ludovico Ariosto

“Messi is the best in the world, even when he is defending.”

― Luis Enrique

“In order for a player to score goals, he needs minutes.”

― Luis Enrique

“Messi is ‘The Matrix’ – that image when everything slows down, and he can do what he wants.”

― Luis Enrique

“God is not disillusioned with us. He never had any illusions to begin with.”

― Luis Palau

“I much prefer being told off by Brendan Rodgers than by my wife. Brendan is more careful than my wife with what he says.”

― Luis Suarez

“Of course I would like to play with Cristiano Ronaldo – he is a great player.”

― Luis Suarez

“For what Ronaldo’s achieved, he’s amazing; he’s a great team-mate.”

― Luka Modric

“The fact that Stravinsky used the classics as a major influence is obvious. What is interesting is how he used them, how he turned Bach into Stravinsky.”

― Lukas Foss

“’The Desolation of Smaug’ stands alone as an action/adventure epic movie. It’s visually stunning, and the 3D is incredible. Plus, it’s directed by Peter Jackson, and he’s extraordinary.”

― Luke Evans

“My father’s a diplomat. He speaks Russian.”

― Lulu Wang

“Chief Keef scares me. Not him specifically, but just the culture that he represents.”

― Lupe Fiasco

“Steve McQueen is a genius. And I think that word is overused, but I think with Steve it’s rightly used. He’s a genius.”

― Lupita Nyong’o

“Tom McMillen was a three-term congressman from Maryland. He is the tallest member of Congress. Period. He’s 6’11”.”

― Luther Strange

“My son plays guitar, and he’s been at the Kennedy Center.”

― Lynda Carter

“The amateur is very rare in French literature – as rare as he is common in our own.”

― Lytton Strachey

“He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.”

― M. C. Escher

“My son thinks I’m hilarious, but he’s only 1.”

― Mackenzie Crook

“We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love.”

― Madeleine L’Engle

“He was also very clear that the decision to cast me as Cora was all Michael’s.”

― Madeleine Stowe

“Michael was very specific during rehearsals. When he was pleased, he always had this charming grin.”

― Madeleine Stowe

“He who hesitates is a damned fool.”

― Mae West

“A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“The moment there is suspicion about a person’s motives, everything he does becomes tainted.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“Though we may know Him by a thousand names, He is one and the same to us all.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“I really love Tom Hardy. He makes really interesting choices.”

― Mahershala Ali

“My son Gautham usually doesn’t watch my films. But he watched ‘Srimanthudu’ in the theatre.”

― Mahesh Babu

“I used to sleep with a little Ganesha under my pillow as a child; he was my favourite deity.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“Rahul Roy is delusional. He wants ‘Aashiqui’ to end with him. When it didn’t end with me, how can it end with him?”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“I loved ‘Highway.’ It was amazing. I have watched Imtiaz Ali’s other films, too, and he is one of my favourite Bollywood directors, besides Vishal Bhardwaj and Mani Ratnam.”

― Mahira Khan

“I did meet Shah Rukh. He was very kind.”

― Mahira Khan

“The importance of poetry is not measured, finally, by what the poet says but by how he says it.”

― Mahmoud Darwish

“Miyazaki is a genius. He is the legend.”

― Makoto Shinkai

“Kunta Kinte is the closest thing I’ve ever seen… to a superhero. He’s amazing. He’s inspirational.”

― Malachi Kirby

“Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.”

― Malcolm de Chazal

“Do you remember the wrestler Andre the Giant? Famous. He had acromegaly.”

― Malcolm Gladwell

“He was not only a bore; he bored for England.”

― Malcolm Muggeridge

“Vladimir Putin is creating an axis of authoritarian regimes that he will lead.”

― Malcolm Nance

“The American Negro has no conception of the hundreds of millions of other non-whites’ concern for him: he has no conception of their feeling of brotherhood for and with him.”

― Malcolm X

“My dad and I would watch Ray Lewis a lot. His tenacity, and he was everywhere. I wanted that mindset, too.”

― Malik Jackson

“What made ‘400 Degreez’ great is that Juvenile already had those raps. He already knew them. It was something that he knew every one of those raps.”

― Mannie Fresh

“I knew Kanye way before he was signed.”

― Mannie Fresh

“My dad is literally – and I love him so much – he is my number one fan.”

― Manny Jacinto

“I loved LeBron when he was in Cleveland. Loved him in Miami. And loved him when he went back to Cleveland.”

― Manny Machado

“Papa died when he was 77.”

― Manolo Blahnik

“I love Virat Kohli, he has achieved a lot.”

― Manushi Chhillar

“The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable of observing the facts which he examines.”

― Marc Bloch

“When you actually meet the devil and he offers you a deal most artists eventually negotiate.”

― Marc Maron

“There does not exist a painter who knows himself or knows what he is doing.”

― Marcel Duchamp

“Never get a mime talking. He won’t stop.”

― Marcel Marceau

“Isco is a genius. He is a natural and a huge talent.”

― Marco Reus

“For Ozil’s part, he certainly has the class to compete with Ronaldo.”

― Marco Reus

“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.”

― Marcus Aurelius

“What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might.”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“I’m Catholic, he’s Jewish, and it was just easier to elope.”

― Marg Helgenberger

“He never yelled or screamed so I felt very at home and comfortable.”

― Margaret O’Brien

“Hitler was good in the beginning, but he went too far.”

― Marge Schott

“What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.”

― Margot Asquith

“He could not see a belt without hitting below it.”

― Margot Asquith

“He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up.”

― Margot Asquith

“A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.”

― Marianne Moore

“My marriage to David Bailey ended one morning in 1983, while he was away on a photo-shoot.”

― Marie Helvin

“Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person isn’t embarrassed that he or she asked.”

― Marilyn vos Savant

“Lincoln had bad press, too. He wasn’t appreciated until after he was gone.”

― Mario Cuomo

“He used to sit on my lap. I was sort of ambivalent about that. He was surviving any way he could.”

― Marion Zimmer Bradley

“If Jesus were living in our culture, he would probably hang out in coffeehouses.”

― Mark Batterson

“Anyone who says he is an expert in the market is lying to you. There is no such thing.”

― Mark Cuban

“I’m not going to criticise Nick Boles because he fought off cancer.”

― Mark Francois

“Ted Cruz is the Schroedinger’s cat of politicians. He is both eligible and not eligible to be president.”

― Mark Frauenfelder

“Daniel Bryan is a good athlete, but he’s a better entertainer.”

― Mark Henry

“Damien Sandow, he’s a good entertainer. He keeps your attention.”

― Mark Henry

“I remember Ron Atkinson used to play in the sessions at Manchester United when he was the manager. Rated himself as a player.”

― Mark Hughes

“It’s hard not to respect Kobe Bryant’s game: He’s one of the all-time greats.”

― Mark Lanegan

“He can be as good as he wants to be; that’s how good he can be.”

― Mark Lawrenson

“Neil Armstrong, when he was out there landing on the moon, I was there first.”

― Mark Roberts

“George Bush says what John Kerry did was noble. Yet he sees him being savaged by his own supporters.”

― Mark Shields

“Mitt has a ton of consultants, and not one of them thought he needed a credible answer on Bain or taxes?”

― Mark Steyn

“A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.”

― Mark Twain

“Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.”

― Mark Twain

“God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.”

― Mark Twain

“He is now rising from affluence to poverty.”

― Mark Twain

“Frankenstein’s actually interesting; he’s kind of like a zombie.”

― Mark Waters

“What we wanted from an agent depended on what he brought in.”

― Markus Wolf

“The politicians said Dr. Tom Coburn couldn’t deliver babies when he got elected to the U.S. Senate.”

― Markwayne Mullin

“He works his business and manipulates and keeps himself in front of the world.”

― Marla Maples

“If there is a supreme being, he’s crazy.”

― Marlene Dietrich

“The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.”

― Marquis de Sade

“The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.”

― Marshall McLuhan

“I had a critical father. I’m more like my father. He was a sales rep for pharmaceutical companies.”

― Martha Stewart

“He who does not tire, tires adversity.”

― Martin Farquhar Tupper

“Sinatra was pretty astute – he used the best songwriters around, he used all the resources, he covered every song from the era basically.”

― Martin Fry

“Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.”

― Martin Heidegger

“I started teaching when I was in my 20s because Lee Strasberg asked me to, and he didn’t do that with a lot of people.”

― Martin Landau

“I think that Peter Mandelson, particularly in relation to the issue of policing, made a huge mess of it. He allowed himself to be manipulated by the securocrats within the British establishment.”

― Martin McGuinness

“He considers me just a uterus with legs.”

― Mary Beth Whitehead

“That is, the wife must care for what the husband cares for if he is to remain resolute.”

― Mary Harris Jones

“If anyone thinks he has no responsibilities, it is because he has not sought them out.”

― Mary Lyon

“Of poets I put Virgil first – he was greatest.”

― Mary MacLane

“God is so kind, he has given so much sunshine to India.”

― Masayoshi Son

“Every literary critic believes he will outwit history and have the last word.”

― Mason Cooley

“Well-behaved: he always speaks as if his mother might be listening.”

― Mason Cooley

“Salah? He’s a good player.”

― Massimiliano Allegri

“Sir Alex Ferguson already has his place in the history books; he is definitely one of the best coaches ever.”

― Massimiliano Allegri

“Mandzukic has scored everywhere he has played. He has a lot of personality and plays at international level.”

― Massimiliano Allegri

“I married up. He’s an intelligent and kind soul.”

― Matt Bomer

“President Trump is not an isolationist and builds closer friendships when he can.”

― Matt Gaetz

“President Trump’s coalition clearly involves creating massive turnout in areas where he’s popular.”

― Matt Gaetz

“Jon Tester had a chance to stop sanctuary cities, but he voted with them.”

― Matt Rosendale

“Jon Tester continues to tell Montanans one thing and then votes the other way when he’s back in Washington D.C.”

― Matt Rosendale

“Macron talks about values, but he doesn’t recognize the values itself, and therefore, they have no lessons to give to Italy.”

― Matteo Salvini

“Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.”

― Matthew Arnold

“I love Tennessee Williams; as a playwright, he’s so poetic.”

― Matthew Bourne

“He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.”

― Matthew Henry

“A creep is someone who claims he’s one thing but he’s actually another.”

― Matthew McConaughey

“Reagan didn’t socialize with the press. He spent his evenings with Nancy, watching TV with dinner trays. But he knew that to transcend, you can’t condescend.”

― Maureen Dowd

“Maybe Obama was not even the person he was waiting for.”

― Maureen Dowd

“Charles Laughton signed me to my first movie contract at 17. He later asked my parents if he could adopt me.”

― Maureen O’Hara

“Barry seems to be more flamboyant merely because he gets more interviews to talk about it.”

― Maurice Gibb

“I adored Mickey Mouse when I was a child. He was the emblem of happiness and funniness.”

― Maurice Sendak

“I was with Ted Turner when he came to see Kofi Annan – the Secretary-General of the UN – to announce his decision to put $1 billion to the service of UN projects and programs.”

― Maurice Strong

“When you talk about Beckham, he’s a massive world icon.”

― Mauricio Pochettino

“He is a killer, Harry Kane.”

― Mauricio Pochettino

“I would put Harry Kane in with Batistuta. All that is happening to him, he deserves. He is the protagonist of his life, and he deserves all the prize.”

― Mauricio Pochettino

“I think a player should be evaluated for what he does on the playing field.”

― Mauro Icardi

“For me, one of the biggest designers is Azzedine Alaia. Everything he is doing is fantastic.”

― Max Azria

“He hit me 18 times while I was in the act of falling.”

― Max Baer

“To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people.”

― Max Beerbohm

“A President is best judged by the enemies he makes when he has really hit his stride.”

― Max Lerner

“Spielberg knows his craft so well, he can also improvise, and that is a lot of fun.”

― Max von Sydow

“One cannot prescribe to anyone whether he should follow an ethic of absolute ends or an ethic of responsibility.”

― Max Weber

“He was a god, such as men might be, if men were gods.”

― Maxwell Anderson

“Every second is mapped out and he has this total childish fascination with color and shapes and sequences.”

― Meg White

“Nick has said he would divorce me if I got Botox.”

― Megan Mullally

“He proposed, in London, in 2002.”

― Megan Mullally

“I will call out someone if he’s Islamophobic, and I will also call out anti-Semitism. It’s immoral to call out one and not the other.”

― Mehdi Hasan

“Either Jesus is the son of God, or he is not.”

― Meir Soloveichik

“He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.”

― Meister Eckhart

“What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.”

― Meister Eckhart

“If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.”

― Mel Brooks

“He who hesitates is poor.”

― Mel Brooks

“I like Chris Rock. He’s dangerous.”

― Mel Brooks

“Noel Fielding is a friend of mine and I love what he does.”

― Mel Giedroyc

“Senator Martinez is not driven by polls; he is driven by the needs of the state of Florida and its 17 million constituents.”

― Mel Martinez

“He stopped everything behind the plate and hit everything in front of it.”

― Mel Ott

“No, my son’s a songwriter and he does that.”

― Mel Tillis

“Buddy Rich is one of a kind; he’s a genius, and that’s all there is to it.”

― Mel Torme

“The librarian must be the librarian militant before he can be the librarian triumphant.”

― Melvil Dewey

“It is one test of a fully developed writer that he reminds us of no one but himself.”

― Melvin Maddocks

“A bumblebee can’t fly. He’s aerodynamically unsound. But he doesn’t know that.”

― Melvin Van Peebles

“I like the fact George R. R. Martin took Shakespeare’s political plays as material, but he also took on all sorts of other sensational stories and mingled them in together.”

― Melvyn Bragg

“Arjen Robben, for instance, is a good player, and he helped me a lot with the international team.”

― Memphis Depay

“Young Jimmy Dean fell off the world as suddenly as he had come.”

― Mercedes McCambridge

“The king of branding, Mr. Trump performs best when he is on the defense.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“We gained his operational capabilities and he gained our marketing skills.”

― Mercer Reynolds

“When a man lies, he murders some part of the world.”

― Merlin Olsen

“Makonnen is a good dude. It’s just good energy when he’s around.”

― Metro Boomin

“Kobe is amazing. He’s extremely competitive.”

― Metta World Peace

“The thing about LeBron is he’s very unselfish, right? So he can pass the ball.”

― Metta World Peace

“Michael Cohen is a criminal, and he deserves the max penalty.”

― Michael Avenatti

“That was after Napoleon died because there is still a controversy as to whether Napoleon was poisoned with arsenic. And the French say the British did it and the British say the French did it, but he died before the test for arsenic was available.”

― Michael Baden

“The Liverpool lad Darren Till looked unbelievable in his UFC debut, and he seems like quite a character.”

― Michael Bisping

“I admired Marlon Brando as I grew up. I though he was one of the finest screen actors around.”

― Michael Caine

“My whole reputation and creative thought as a novelist is really wrapped around Harry Bosch, so he’s near and dear.”

― Michael Connelly

“I’d seen Titus Welliver in a few shows and felt he had some inner demons in his portrayals, as does Harry Bosch.”

― Michael Connelly

“Jerry Orbach is just phenomenal. He is genius, so present.”

― Michael Cudlitz

“Noel Gallagher – he’s a legend.”

― Michael Dapaah

“Liberace was one of the biggest stars in America. He was a kind of a phenomenon.”

― Michael Douglas

“My father did 90-plus films. He was Spartacus!”

― Michael Douglas

“Sinatra is so connected with the persona of the ‘Guys and Dolls’ characters even though he had great conflicts with Frank Loesser personally.”

― Michael Feinstein

“He’s passed from rising hope to elder statesman without any intervening period whatsoever.”

― Michael Foot

“He wasn’t sure exactly which day, but what’s noteworthy about that is that is also before Valerie Plame is first identified in the Robert Novak piece that ran on Monday, July 14.”

― Michael Isikoff

“Trump is an icon. He is a part of American history. He is every bit the icon as anyone I paint.”

― Michael Israel

“Nixon knew exactly what he wanted to accomplish in his four interviews with David Frost, quite apart from having his agent Irving Paul Lazar negotiate a terrific deal for him, with cash up front.”

― Michael Korda

“For a brief moment, Ian Fleming made being an Englishman seem sexy, even to the French. He should have been awarded a knighthood, even possibly the Garter.”

― Michael Korda

“My father was a meat worker. He was a union organizer in the meat workers union.”

― Michael Leunig

“It is at Easter that Jesus is most human, and like all humans, he fails and is failed. His is not an all-powerful God, it is an all-vulnerable God.”

― Michael Leunig

“Modern man is probably a more humiliated and depressed creature than he dares to know.”

― Michael Leunig

“The best-kept secret about Don Johnson is the fact that he is a terrific actor.”

― Michael Mann

“There’s a tired notion that the photojournalist has to be disengaged to be able to shoot what he shoots, and that’s such a cliched idea of what the experience is. Of course they’re engaged, and they’re not distanced.”

― Michael Mann

“Churchill didn’t dance around the Nazis; he called it fascism.”

― Michael McCaul

“We are monitoring very closely threats against the pope as he comes in to the United States.”

― Michael McCaul

“Beck is obviously a consummate musician. He plays instruments, many instruments. He can make his own record without having a fleet of computer operators onboard.”

― Michael McDonald

“I rallied against Clinton when he was in office. I didn’t vote for him in ’96. I didn’t vote for Gore in 2000.”

― Michael Moore

“Anybody who’s been married to a man for forty odd years knows he’s all talk.”

― Michael Parkinson

“Frank Baum knew at once he had written something special when he completed ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.’”

― Michael Patrick Hearn

“The treatise found that he was perfectly within his rights to use them.”

― Michael Scheuer

“After reading the Elon Musk book and getting a Tesla – he is at the top of my list of inspiring founders.”

― Michael Seibel

“My brother had boxes of comic books. He was really the collector.”

― Michael Shanks

“Tim Lewis is great, he’s a great coordinator.”

― Michael Strahan

“What he’s really talking about – and I’m speaking for Mike Flynn, not Donald Trump – is that he’s saying, essentially, we have to have options. We have to have a lot of options. And, frankly, we do. We do have a lot of options.”

― Michael T. Flynn

“The Greek sculptor – I don’t think he was very different from any of us.”

― Michael Tippett

“Yeah, see, my view of Jordan is that he doesn’t belong to Washington.”

― Michael Wilbon

“A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.”

― Michel de Montaigne

“A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.”

― Michel de Montaigne

“He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.”

― Michel de Montaigne

“Mitt Romney understands the private sector, he understands how profit is created, and he isn’t embarrassed by it.”

― Michele Bachmann

“John Quincy Adams most certainly was a part of the Revolutionary War era. He was a young boy, but he was actively involved.”

― Michele Bachmann

“I call him ‘Daddy Coach.’ He’s taught me everything that he’s known so I’m able to do what I’m able to do.”

― Michelle Carter

“Everything that you want Santa to be, he is.”

― Mick Foley

“I went to watch Pavarotti once. He doesn’t like it when you join in.”

― Mick Miller

“Ezra Klein gets under my skin. He seems to spout the party line.”

― Mickey Kaus

“He was lost out there. He was the lost Mohegan.”

― Mickey Rivers

“Ray Pearson, played for UCLA. He’s a friend of mine.”

― Mickey Rooney

“He had a face like a blessing.”

― Miguel de Cervantes

“He preaches well that lives well.”

― Miguel de Cervantes

“The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found.”

― Miguel de Unamuno

“If a person never contradicts himself, it must be that he says nothing.”

― Miguel de Unamuno

“Kevin Zeitler, who plays for the Browns, he watches quite a bit of anime.”

― Mike Daniels

“I love Mike Pettine. He thinks exactly like I do.”

― Mike Daniels

“We have a strange and wonderful relationship – he’s strange and I’m wonderful.”

― Mike Ditka

“I’m not fond of kicking a man when he’s down.”

― Mike Gallagher

“He once had his toes amputated so he could stand closer to the bar.”

― Mike Harding

“I’m grateful to Donald Trump’s pro-life views, and I’m grateful that he’s expressed those views so publicly and openly.”

― Mike Pence

“As the urgency of the threat presented by Islamic extremism grows, we cannot afford to have the commander-in-chief issue executive orders in direct contravention of laws that he enacted.”

― Mike Pompeo

“I actually had a Bobby Orr action figure. You could put the pads on him and skates and all that. I was 7, and he was still playing.”

― Mike Weir

“The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.”

― Mikhail Bakunin

“I really reject that kind of comparison that says, Oh, he is the best. This is the second best. There is no such thing.”

― Mikhail Baryshnikov

“Astaire was not a sexual animal, but he made his partners look so extraordinarily related to him.”

― Mikhail Baryshnikov

“What about Jesus Christ? I say that he was a precursor of idealists; a precursor of socialists.”

― Mikhail Gorbachev

“He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.”

― Milan Kundera

“Prince got some Marvin Gaye and Jimi Hendrix and Sly in him, also, even Little Richard. He’s a mixture of all those guys and Duke Ellington.”

― Miles Davis

“Jesus is who saved me. He’s what keeps me full and whole.”

― Miley Cyrus

“Don Siegelman should be a star in the Democratic Party. Instead, he’s a former elected official sentenced to prison by a right-wing judge in Alabama.”

― Mimi Kennedy

“What I love about Kanye is that he doesn’t fit the mould either. He does what he feels.”

― Missy Elliott

“Dulquer Salmaan is fantastic! He is effortless.”

― Mithila Palkar

“My grandfather is my biggest fashion critic. He takes a keen interest in the millennial fashion, most of which he disapproves of, but he is a very practical fashion critic.”

― Mithila Palkar

“President Obama instituted the most anti-growth, anti-investment, anti-jobs measures that we have seen in our lifetime. Now he called his agenda ambitious, I call it reckless.”

― Mitt Romney

“A unicorn is a mythical creature that you’ve never seen before. And a unicorn player, he makes plays and does stuff you’ve never seen before.”

― Mohamed Bamba

“Kunjali Marakkar is one of the first naval commanders of Kerala. He was an expert at his craft.”

― Mohanlal

“Priyadarshan makes good films because he is a good writer.”

― Mohanlal

“He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.”

― Moliere

“I intensely covered Bush when he was Governor of Texas.”

― Molly Ivins

“Jimmy Carter was unquestionably the most moral president of my lifetime, but he wasn’t much of a president.”

― Molly Ivins

“I actually went to college with Adam Sandler. He was a dramatic actor, too!”

― Molly Shannon

“Mubarak was adept, as were many other U.S.-backed dictators, at playing the sane middle to the ‘lunatics with beards’ he so often used as bogeymen to guarantee the support of foreign allies.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“We need a direct repudiation of Barack Obama and everything for which he stands.”

― Monica Crowley

“Barack Obama is Occupy Wall Street. Barrack Obama is plugged into that world. That’s what he believes.”

― Monica Crowley

“Mr. Obama’s choices show how fundamentally unserious he is about deficit reduction and spending restraint.”

― Monica Crowley

“Give the enemy an inch, he’ll take a yard.”

― Monica Crowley

“God is never on the sidelines of His children’s lives. He goes before them. He leads them, guides them, protects and saves them.”

― Monica Johnson

“Jesus was humble when He walked this earth. He had all power, yet used all meekness.”

― Monica Johnson

“Use God’s word to acknowledge what He did for you.”

― Monica Johnson

“He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn’t. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied.”

― Monica Lewinsky

“An expert gives an objective view. He gives his own view.”

― Morarji Desai

“In many ways when Jerry Ford pardoned Nixon, in a certain way, he did speak for the country.”

― Morley Safer

“McNamara’s plea was that he had no idea that Vietnam had a history of longing for self-determination, a history of resisting foreign invasion.”

― Morley Safer

“Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter. If he ran unopposed he would have lost.”

― Mort Sahl

“Socrates didn’t care to visit the theater, as a rule, except when the plays of Euripides (which some think, he himself had helped to compose), were performed.”

― Moses Mendelssohn

“In my opinion, he who invalidates is himself invalid.”

― Moshe Kahlon

“Obama’s not Jesus. He can’t walk on water.”

― Mr. T

“Whether a player has played one match or a hundred, we should give him respect for what he has achieved and leave it at that.”

― MS Dhoni

“Joe Frazier got hit more than me – and he doesn’t have Parkinson’s.”

― Muhammad Ali

“There is one good thing about Marx: he was not a Keynesian.”

― Murray Rothbard

“The major reason for Keynes’s rejection of communism was simply that he could scarcely identify with the grubby proletariat.”

― Murray Rothbard

“I’ve no idea what Eddie Irvine’s orders are, but he’s following them superlatively well.”

― Murray Walker

“Schumacher wouldn’t have let him past voluntarily. Of course he did it voluntarily, but he had to do it.”

― Murray Walker

“Skrillex is dope. He plays everything. It’s amazing what he does.”

― Mustard

“TeeFlii brought an edge to our camp. He’s definitely going to be one of the greats.”

― Mustard

“Modi is shielding and encouraging fraud-accused persons such as Gali Janardhan Reddy and Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy. He is encouraging fraudsters, both directly and indirectly, and thereby helping open floodgates for corruption and frauds.”

― N. Chandrababu Naidu

“I have a scar on my right arm from my ex-husband. He was cooking and he had a hot pot and he turned around and went right into my arm.”

― Nadine Velazquez

“Mahesh is a big star, but he doesn’t like to flash his money.”

― Namrata Shirodkar

“Mahesh is not campaigning for any political party. Nor does he intend to contest any elections or pursue any kind of political ambitions.”

― Namrata Shirodkar

“Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process.”

― Nancy Pelosi

“B.A. Raju garu is very knowledgeable when it comes to cinema. He has sound analysis.”

― Nani

“The problem with Donald Trump is that he went and designed a brand that is entirely amoral.”

― Naomi Klein

“My grandfather was actually a union organizer at Walt Disney. He was an animator. He used to draw Donald Duck for Walt Disney.”

― Naomi Klein

“I love Sam Mendes. He’s a fantastic director.”

― Naomie Harris

“He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.”

― Napoleon Bonaparte

“He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.”

― Napoleon Bonaparte

“No man is ever whipped until he quits in his own mind.”

― Napoleon Hill

“I like Carl Frampton; he gets down to business.”

― Naseem Hamed

“My father led by example. He wasn’t much of a talker – he walked life.”

― Natalie Cole

“’Mean Gene,’ as he was universally known, made every WWE Superstar he interacted with appear larger than life. He had the gift of gab as one of WWE’s most tenured personalities.”

― Natalya Neidhart

“Caesar recognized the omens, but he didn’t believe they applied to him.”

― Nate Silver

“Martin Scorsese, everything he does, I’ve got to see. And Jack Nicholson, I’ve got to see what he does.”

― Nathaniel Philbrick

“Vajpayee had a much bigger stature than Mr Modi. He knew how to run a coalition government very successfully.”

― Naveen Patnaik

“As far as Raman Raghav is concerned, he is ruthless.”

― Nawazuddin Siddiqui

“We used to say that he who threw the biggest tantrum won the day.”

― Neil Finn

“I’ll never be Bob Dylan. He’s the master.”

― Neil Young

“I love working with Alexander Skarsgard. He brings such gravity to a scene.”

― Nelsan Ellis

“Alan Ball, he’s good at challenging his actors, I’ll say that.”

― Nelsan Ellis

“Frankly, Governor Romney in his career has created more jobs than the entire Obama cabinet combined, so he could actually talk about it.”

― Newt Gingrich

“Trump would represent turmoil – unless he changed, unless he said, ‘Now that I got to be president, I’m gonna be normal.’”

― Newt Gingrich

“I can’t be compared to Pele. I need to do so much more to be compared to Pele. Pele is fantastic. And he’s unique.”

― Neymar

“Simon Cowell is tight. That’s why he’s so successful – he’s able to keep his money to himself.”

― Niall Horan

“That Dick Cheney is pro-torture surprises no one; he freely admits it.”

― Nick Flynn

“Carson Wentz, he’s always continuing to improve.”

― Nick Foles

“Sir Terry Pratchett – he was knighted in 2009, and on him it looked earned rather than entitled – wrote about dragons, wizards, turtles, witches, time-travelling monks, and suitcases with legs.”

― Nick Harkaway

“Jeremy Corbyn has proved popular with young voters in part because he has promised an end to austerity.”

― Nick Hornby

“My son is all into construction vehicles like most boys are, so he’s enthralled with dump trucks and bulldozers.”

― Nick Lachey

“Phil Handy played for me in England and has obviously risen to stardom in his area of what he does.”

― Nick Nurse

“It’s interesting what pops out of an author’s subconscious when he’s not thinking about it.”

― Nick Petrie

“Steph Curry is special in terms of the kind of competitor he is.”

― Nick Saban

“Idris Elba is a grand actor. He’s very larger than life; he’s bigger than life.”

― Nicolas Cage

“I’m a huge admirer of Keanu. I think he’s absolutely extraordinary.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“That Obama creature – loathsome individual – he couldn’t stand our country.”

― Nigel Farage

“President Gerald Ford was no intellectual, but he had served with distinction in combat as a naval gunnery officer and then as Congressman for a quarter century.”

― Nigel Hamilton

“Menuhin was playing Bach on a fantastic spiritual level when he was a teenager.”

― Nigel Kennedy

“He was a crystal of morality among our scientists.”

― Nikita Khrushchev

“Rob Thomas loves nothing more than for couples to go on dates, and he loves chocolates. Boxes of 20 chocolates.”

― Nikki Glaser

“One thing George R. R. Martin does is surprising things to main characters. But he says so himself.”

― Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

“Having a puppet is a way of having opposing opinions – I say a thing; he says the other.”

― Nina Conti

“Look at Pusha-T. He makes a certain type of rap music. ‘Daytona’ is that on the highest level.”

― Nipsey Hussle

“I was honoured to work with Amol Gupte. He is a brilliant person.”

― Nithya Menen

“Ghostface, when it comes to hip-hop, was one of my favorite rappers and definitely one of my favorites in the Wu-Tang. He’s also a really cool dude.”

― No I.D.

“My dad has learned all of the songs that I’ve sent him. He put it on his computer, on his jukebox, on his phone.”

― Noah Cyrus

“I like Gramsci. He’s an important person.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Dr. Karel Culik is an outstanding applied mathematician, a specialist in algebra, logic, computer sciences and mathematical linguistics. In 1965, he visited the linguistics research program at MIT, and we have worked together on several projects since.”

― Noam Chomsky

“I haven’t read Horowitz. I didn’t used to read him when he was a Stalinist, and I don’t read him today.”

― Noam Chomsky

“The public is strongly in favor of the Kyoto Protocols, so strongly in favor that a majority of Bush voters thought that he was in favor of it. They are simply unaware.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Karl Marx was in favor of socialist and communist-socialist revolutions, but he had a pretty nuanced view about it.”

― Noam Chomsky

“A number of analysts have observed that although bin Laden was finally killed, he won some major successes in his war against the U.S.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Solo artists are generally totally insane. Elton John? Slightly eccentric. George Michael? He’s mad as custard.”

― Noel Gallagher

“I got stood up by the letter Y, he was hanging around with his X.”

― Norah Jones

“The abortionist I worked for, he’s a very greedy man, a selfish man.”

― Norma McCorvey

“He who keeps his cool best wins.”

― Norman Cousins

“Evangelicals have largely misinterpreted Aquinas, and they have placed on him views that he did not hold.”

― Norman Geisler

“Ellington is a writer and arranger, as well as a musician and leader. He does movie sound tracks.”

― Norman Granz

“Karl Malden! A dear, dear, dear friend. I loved Karl. He was great.”

― Norman Lloyd

“Peter Weir is remarkable. He can do anything.”

― Norman Lloyd

“He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he’s a great military man.”

― Norman Schwarzkopf

“There’s no doubt in my mind that whichever commander ordered the blowing up of Kamisiyah did so in following the instructions that he had received.”

― Norman Schwarzkopf

“The thematic, psychological, and cultural concerns of a writer are more relevant than whatever literary mode he or she chooses to deal with in any given novel.”

― Norman Spinrad

“He didn’t riot. He got on his bike and looked for work.”

― Norman Tebbit

“It was smashing working with Jerry Desmonde, he was a very nice chap.”

― Norman Wisdom

“I really enjoy Martin Sheen – he is very unexpectedly funny, very quick.”

― Noureen DeWulf

“One of the most notable traits of the Mexican’s character is his willingness to contemplate horror: he is even familiar and complacent in his dealings with it.”

― Octavio Paz

“The Mexican succumbs very easily to sentimental effusions, and therefore he shuns them.”

― Octavio Paz

“Man, it seems to me, is not in history: he is history.”

― Octavio Paz

“I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.”

― Oliver Cromwell

“No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.”

― Oliver Cromwell

“He who stops being better stops being good.”

― Oliver Cromwell

“What is all our histories, but God showing himself, shaking and trampling on everything that he has not planted.”

― Oliver Cromwell

“A man is known by the silence he keeps.”

― Oliver Herford

“Jon Stewart hires people that he thinks are funny. That’s it. That’s the only requirement.”

― Olivia Munn

“When I was young, I looked up to Andriy Shevchenko. He was so elegant, and on the pitch as well.”

― Olivier Giroud

“When Qadhafi was in Libya, he was the major supporter of rebel groups in Sudan. So when the revolution came to Libya, we supported it.”

― Omar al-Bashir

“Dontel Benjamin on ‘Eastbound’ is a loud-mouth, braggadocios, crazy man, while Roy on ‘Rake’ is a very deliberate, thoughtful man, and he doesn’t scream a lot.”

― Omar Dorsey

“He who gives love, receives love.”

― Omar Torrijos Herrera

“Donald Trump was sharp; he was very perceptive. He was engaging. He had this expansive vocabulary, and he very seldom took breaks.”

― Omarosa Manigault Newman

“I’ve talked to Mitt Romney. He’s not going to run for this seat. I would be glad for him if he would.”

― Orrin Hatch

“A good artist should be isolated. If he isn’t isolated, something is wrong.”

― Orson Welles

“Once Dwight Eisenhower makes up his mind, he’s full of indecision.”

― Oscar Levant

“I think a lot of Bernstein – but not as much as he does.”

― Oscar Levant

“My father was an outfielder in the Milwaukee system before he hurt his elbow.”

― Oscar Taveras

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.”

― Oscar Wilde

“Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.”

― Oscar Wilde

“He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”

― Oscar Wilde

“Messi always plays at a sublime level. He’s the best player in history.”

― Ousmane Dembele

“He who says o’er much I love not is in love.”

― Ovid

“He whom all hate all wish to see destroyed.”

― Ovid

“He who would not be idle, let him fall in love.”

― Ovid

“God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.”

― P. D. James

“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.”

― P. D. James

“No philosopher understands his predecessors until he has re-thought their thought in his own contemporary terms.”

― P. F. Strawson

“I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.”

― P. G. Wodehouse

“He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.”

― P. G. Wodehouse

“Adam Smith’s huge failure was the fact that he did not foresee the industrial revolution.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“He who is without a newspaper is cut off from his species.”

― P. T. Barnum

“He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.”

― Pablo Picasso

“When a man is extremely lonely, he starts discovering himself.”

― Pankaj Tripathi

“I am in awe of Rajinikanth. He is a great star, yet so easy-going and grounded.”

― Pankaj Tripathi

“This is alchemy, and this is the office of Vulcan; he is the apothecary and chemist of the medicine.”

― Paracelsus

“What sense would it make or what would it benfit a physician if he discovered the origin of the diseases but could not cure or alleviate them?”

― Paracelsus

“I hate when a guy brags… or he sweats.”

― Paris Hilton

“The manager wants to show his tactics, and if I do them perfectly, he’ll pick me.”

― Park Ji-sung

“I grew up in North Carolina. My father was a salesperson; he sold textiles.”

― Parker Harris

“Candidate Trump held out his hand to Vladimir Putin. He rejected further U.S. intervention in Syria other than to smash ISIS.”

― Pat Buchanan

“He is very upbeat but we hear that all the time from just about any athlete.”

― Pat Cash

“My roots are more in he Beatles, Zeppelin, the whole 60’s side.”

― Pat Mastelotto

“Baron Corbin lived in my house for months when he played for the Colts our rookie year.”

― Pat McAfee

“Messi is unbelievable, but Ronaldo does it on his own. In Madrid, he has to score the goals and create them.”

― Patrice Evra

“What I expect of a movie reviewer is that he should love cinema as much as I do.”

― Patrice Leconte

“Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent. He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother.”

― Patricia Highsmith

“Ripley is married. And he’s not lost. He has his feet on the ground.”

― Patricia Highsmith

“Bush’s choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is clear confirmation of the policies he would promote and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S. Supreme Court.”

― Patricia Ireland

“Nick Foles, if he wasn’t preparing like he was the starter, he wouldn’t have been able to become a Super Bowl MVP.”

― Patrick Mahomes

“A novelist can never be his own reader, except when he is ridding his manuscript of syntax errors, repetitions, or the occasional superfluous paragraph.”

― Patrick Modiano

“My father was a dreamy fellow – he read Plato and Socrates and watched Phillies games.”

― Patti Smith

“If you hit a midget on the head with a stick, he turns into 40 gold coins.”

― Patton Oswalt

“George Bush is not stupid. He’s evil. OK? There’s a huge difference between stupid and evil.”

― Patton Oswalt

“Never interrupt your opponent when he’s destroying himself.”

― Paul Begala

“Putin does not lie. When he says something, he means it.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“One of my favorite things I read was John Steinbeck’s journals while he was writing ‘East of Eden,’ which was so cool.”

― Paul Dano

“Kids love the Hulk, but they’re not really sure: ‘Is he a monster or is he a hero?’”

― Paul Dini

“We’re trying to reinvent Bond. He’s 28 – no Q, no gadgets.”

― Paul Haggis

“Goldberg is authentic. What you see is what you get, and he’s a wrecking machine.”

― Paul Heyman

“I was a huge fan of Shane Douglas and how he used the microphone during a match.”

― Paul Heyman

“If Brock Lesnar wants to fight in UFC, Brock Lesnar will fight in UFC. If Brock Lesnar wants to fight in WWE, he will fight in WWE.”

― Paul Heyman

“The best player I’ve ever played with was Paul Gascoigne. He had everything. He was amazing.”

― Paul Ince

“The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen.”

― Paul Klee

“He has found his style, when he cannot do otherwise.”

― Paul Klee

“Trump is not a fan of fundraising, but he’s willing to do it.”

― Paul Manafort

“Trump is very plugged in. He’s very connected.”

― Paul Manafort

“George Martin, he’s very good at a very sort of lush, sweet arrangement.”

― Paul McCartney

“Robin Williams learned technique. He has the technique of being funny.”

― Paul Mooney

“Tennessee Williams knew about the South, but he would clean it up and lie about it.”

― Paul Mooney

“Even Andy never hung his own paintings. He’d sell them or put them in a box.”

― Paul Morrissey

“Andy was not a director and not a writer. He operated the camera a little bit, and he wasn’t even so good at that.”

― Paul Morrissey

“Paul Ryan was grown in a petri dish in D.C. He is absolutely an open borders guy, through and through.”

― Paul Nehlen

“I’m calling out the enemy. He is Speaker Paul Ryan.”

― Paul Nehlen

“Paul Ryan has shown more passion in attacking Trump than he has ever shown in defending Americans.”

― Paul Nehlen

“Paul Ryan says he’s for smaller government, and he’s funded every big government idea that there is.”

― Paul Nehlen

“The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others.”

― Paul P. Harris

“One’s religion is one’s own possession and he has a right to it.”

― Paul P. Harris

“I’m someone who says what he thinks.”

― Paul Pogba

“I’ve always been a Jeff Beck fan. Who isn’t? He is in a league of his own.”

― Paul Rodgers

“I saw The Jeff Beck Group at the Marquee Club in 1967, when he was with Rod Stewart, and holy smokes, they were amazing.”

― Paul Rodgers

“While President Obama shirks his responsibility to advance solutions to our fiscal challenges, he can no longer hide from the merciless math of the balance sheet. Conservatives have made certain of that.”

― Paul Ryan

“I played for 20 years for Sir Alex Ferguson, and he could be a scary man.”

― Paul Scholes

“A man sees what he wants to see, And disregards the rest.”

― Paul Simon

“All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.”

― Paul Simon

“Gene sometimes… well, he has his dream list.”

― Paul Stanley

“When George Bush used the Willie Horton ad, he knew what he was doing.”

― Paul Tsongas

“Poe is the only impeccable writer. He was never mistaken.”

― Paul Valery

“My father’s a protector. My father’s old-school. He’s a cowboy.”

― Paul Walker

“Led Zeppelin would never have reformed if he or Jimmy Page were bald.”

― Paul Weller

“The most striking thing is that even before Osama bin Laden was killed, he seemed largely irrelevant to the Arab Spring.”

― Paul Wolfowitz

“Kevin Johnson is the kind of guy that gives guys trouble. He gives a lot of guys trouble. He gave Vitali Klitschko trouble.”

― Paulie Malignaggi

“My husband is from Venezuela and he cries when he needs to cry!”

― Paz Vega

“What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.”

― Pearl S. Buck

“Cukor is one of my favorite directors. He was a master at directing women.”

― Pedro Almodovar

“Johnny Depp is so special that he is like a Martian. In fact, that’s what I call him, Martian.”

― Penelope Cruz

“Even if I disagree with Obama on many, many things, he is certainly qualified to be president. He is certainly competent to be president.”

― Penn Jillette

“Jay-Z, he knows precisely who he’s going for – 14-year-old white suburban girls.”

― Penn Jillette

“With Shaq, you have to let him know that he’s the man. You have to do that with him.”

― Penny Hardaway

“Prince Charles has his foibles, but he is not a crook, not a bully, and not a hypocrite.”

― Penny Junor

“Whenever Rod has four of five days off, he’ll be bouncing off the walls with boredom.”

― Penny Lancaster

“Everyone knows what Kenny Dalglish means to Liverpool: he is probably the badge on the shirt.”

― Pepe Reina

“He conquers who endures.”

― Persius

“The manager of a team is like a stagecoach, he can’t move unless he has the horses.”

― Pete Rose

“I met Gerald Ford. I met Richard Nixon. I met Jimmy Carter. I met Dwight Eisenhower when he was a general. George Bush senior. I haven’t met Bill Clinton or George W. Bush, although I got a letter from him.”

― Pete Rose

“I’ve been an Obama supporter since he announced he was campaigning. I was aware of him as a senator, but I wasn’t as engaged as I probably should’ve been.”

― Pete Wentz

“One of Brando’s problems is that he can’t have a conversation with anyone.”

― Peter Bart

“I don’t mind the word ‘dilettante.’ A dilettante means someone who does what he loves.”

― Peter Beard

“Bin Laden studied economics and public administration before he turned to a life of jihad.”

― Peter Bergen

“Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad belongs to the small Alawite sect and is therefore considered a heretic by many Sunnis; al-Assad runs a secular regime, and therefore he is considered by Sunni militants to be an apostate, and he is inflicting a total war on his Sunni population.”

― Peter Bergen

“When Abu Zubaydah was shown a series of photos of al Qaeda members by Soufan, he identified one of them as the operational commander of 9/11, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.”

― Peter Bergen

“I think Bush’s immigration proposal is treason and he should be impeached.”

― Peter Brimelow

“Tolkien didn’t just write ‘The Hobbit,’ he created a whole world.”

― Peter Hambleton

“A poetic, sensitive, tortured soul, the Ian Curtis of the myth – he was definitely that.”

― Peter Hook

“The Beatles once approached Stanley Kubrick to do ‘The Lord Of The Rings.’ This was before Tolkien sold the rights. They approached him, and he said, ‘No.’”

― Peter Jackson

“There are people who say, ‘Oh, he’s a crook.’ But I’m not a crook.”

― Peter M. Brant

“I’ve done 44 portraits of Obama because he’s the 44th president.”

― Peter Max

“Even though Mr. Trump is a billionaire, he is still able to relate to average working men and women. The billionaire gets along with the bricklayer.”

― Peter Navarro

“My dad went at 86. A car killed him. He was crossing the road.”

― Peter O’Toole

“Marines are very good at fighting… And if Gen. Franks wants fighters on the ground and he puts Marines in, he’ll have what he wants.”

― Peter Pace

“When David De Gea first came to the Premier League, he was a small boy.”

― Peter Schmeichel

“For Zlatan to play the way we love him to play, he has to be Zlatan.”

― Peter Schmeichel

“Guardiola has a way of playing; he has a system, and he sticks to that.”

― Peter Schmeichel

“There used to be a certain condescension to Mozart. His music was regarded as pleasant. He was a porcelain figure playing a porcelain harpsichord.”

― Peter Shaffer

“I suspect Obama did not know he was recording Angela Merkel’s cell phones.”

― Peter Thiel

“If Botticelli were alive today he’d be working for Vogue.”

― Peter Ustinov

“Every time Luis Suarez is close, he pushes defenders around.”

― Petr Cech

“That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer.”

― Phaedrus

“That’s going to be on my headstone: ‘He came. He wrote ‘In the Air Tonight.’ He… died.’”

― Phil Collins

“I’ve got one of four known Davy Crocket rifles. It’s fantastic just to know it’s one of the rifles that he actually used. His cousin had it.”

― Phil Collins

“Saddam was a bastard, but he was our bastard.”

― Phil Donahue

“He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.”

― Philip Massinger

“He that would govern others, first should be Master of himself.”

― Philip Massinger

“To be fair to my dad, he is one of the brightest men I’ve ever met.”

― Philip Seymour Hoffman

“Indeed, the Roman laws allowed no person to be carried to the wars but he that was in the soldiers’ roll.”

― Philip Sidney

“Every man becomes, to a certain degree, what the people he generally converses with are.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“Sadly, my father died before I graduated, so he didn’t see any of the success at all.”

― Phyllis Logan

“He who allows himself to be insulted deserves to be.”

― Pierre Corneille

“When the patient loves his disease, how unwilling he is to allow a remedy to be applied.”

― Pierre Corneille

“He who can live in infamy is unworthy of life.”

― Pierre Corneille

“He who forgives readily only invites offense.”

― Pierre Corneille

“He who allows me to rule is in fact my master.”

― Pierre Corneille

“He who does not fear death cares naught for threats.”

― Pierre Corneille

“He who pardons easily invites offense.”

― Pierre Corneille

“He who plays advisor is no longer ambassador.”

― Pierre Corneille

“Regarded zoologically, man is today an almost isolated figure in nature. In his cradle, he was less isolated.”

― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“The artist sees the tragic to such a degree that he is compelled to express the non-tragic.”

― Piet Mondrian

“The position of the artist if humble. He is essentially a channel.”

― Piet Mondrian

“Tommy Wirkola is Norwegian but has a Finnish surname – he comes from the one of the northernmost countries in the whole of Europe. It was easy working with him. The people in the north are all fairly similar.”

― Pihla Viitala

“Nobody got Punk’d and he was still in his season for that show when we were filming. So the kids were very aware that it was filming and that was his show and they were very much on the lookout for that.”

― Piper Perabo

“When PM goes for a foreign visit, he represents a country and not the party.”

― Piyush Goyal

“This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.”

― Plato

“He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.”

― Plato

“Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know.”

― Plautus

“’He means well’ is useless unless he does well.”

― Plautus

“He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.”

― Plautus

“It is well for one to know more than he says.”

― Plautus

“Frank Ocean, he’s the G.O.A.T.”

― Playboi Carti

“The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.”

― Plutarch

“God is not distant: he is ‘Emmanuel,’ God-with-us. He is no stranger: he has a face, the face of Jesus.”

― Pope Benedict XVI

“God in fact does not change: he is faithful to himself.”

― Pope Benedict XVI

“Since God created the world, He also created reality.”

― Pope Francis

“When I was about 18 or 19, I told my father that I want to be an actor, and he was shocked.”

― Prabhas

“Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.”

― Publilius Syrus

“The miser is as much in want of what he has as of what he has not.”

― Publilius Syrus

“No one knows what he can do until he tries.”

― Publilius Syrus

“He who spares the bad injures the good.”

― Publilius Syrus

“He whom many fear, has himself many to fear.”

― Publilius Syrus

“I met Ray Charles at 14, and he was 16. But he was like a hundred years older than me.”

― Quincy Jones

“Here is he laid to whom for daring deed, nor friend nor foe could render worthy meed.”

― Quintus Ennius

“Freud was a hero. He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors. He carried with him his theory as a Medusa’s head which turned these terrors to stone.”

― R. D. Laing

“R. Kelly is a thing on TV, but nobody knows Robert and what he’s been through.”

― R. Kelly

“The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he’s after.”

― R. Lee Ermey

“He who refuses to learn deserves extinction.”

― Rabbi Hillel

“My father was raised a union Democrat. He cast his first ballot for a Republican in 1980 for Ronald Reagan.”

― Rachel Campos-Duffy

“A feminist man is a bit like a vegetarian: it’s the humanitarian principle he’s defending, I suppose.”

― Rachel Cusk

“Brandon Boyd of Incubus is hot, but he’s too pretty.”

― Rachel Perry

“Mourinho’s a great coach. He is ambitious and a winner.”

― Radamel Falcao

“Carlo Ancelotti is very competitive, but he does it with respect.”

― Rafael Benitez

“Cerrone, he’s a very good Muay Thai guy, very long.”

― Rafael dos Anjos

“Eddie Alvarez, man, he’s a tough guy.”

― Rafael dos Anjos

“Bob Rubin was opposed to signing the welfare bill. He’s not exactly what I call a flaming liberal.”

― Rahm Emanuel

“All of this technology wasn’t available to Einstein. I bet he would’ve invented LIGO.”

― Rainer Weiss

“Even before V. P. Singh was shifted, the media was creating an impression that he was facing difficulties. This was totally incorrect.”

― Rajiv Gandhi

“An editor does not just join shots. He creates emotions out of the shots.”

― Rajkumar Hirani

“The prime minister does not represent a particular political party; he is a representative of the whole country.”

― Rajnath Singh

“A leader can’t pick and choose when he wants to lead.”

― Rajon Rondo

“If Casey Stengel were alive today, he’d be spinning in his grave.”

― Ralph Kiner

“A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves.”

― Ralph W. Sockman

“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A man is what he thinks about all day long.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My guru said that when he suffers, it brings him closer to God. I have found this, too.”

― Ram Dass

“Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached.”

― Ramakrishna

“Actions yield result by the ordinance of God as He wills.”

― Ramana Maharshi

“He’s my idol. Putin is a beauty.”

― Ramzan Kadyrov

“I myself am a great James Dean fan. He had this aura and enigma about him.”

― Ranbir Kapoor

“He thinks that Schiller and St Paul were just two Partisan Review editors.”

― Randall Jarrell

“The biggest accomplishment, in racial terms, for Barack Obama was being elected. He had to overcome his blackness to be elected. He climbed the Mt. Everest of American politics, becoming an historic first.”

― Randall Kennedy

“He who frames the question wins the debate.”

― Randall Terry

“Cena, one-hundred percent, bleeds WWE, and he always will. I know that much about him.”

― Randy Orton

“God is not subject to the dimension of time. He dwells in eternity.”

― Ray Comfort

“Those early Cyborg comics were very politically charged, and he was very aware of being a black superhero.”

― Ray Fisher

“I was very conscious of the actor; watched what he did.”

― Ray Walston

“He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.”

― Raymond Chandler

“Obama has proved to be particularly adept at using the media to disseminate his administration’s messages, but he is a masterful orator. Bill Clinton, too.”

― Rebecca Traister

“He is every other inch a gentleman.”

― Rebecca West

“He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted.”

― Red Auerbach

“He’s sitting in the catbird seat.”

― Red Barber

“Ken Holtzman could pitch a game in ninety minutes. Wouldn’t throw a breaking ball. And he had a great breaking ball.”

― Reggie Jackson

“I didn’t see Kirby Puckett as a Hall of Famer. I didn’t see Gary Carter as a Hall of Famer. I didn’t see Don Sutton as a Hall of Famer. I didn’t see Phil Niekro as a Hall of Famer. As much as I like Jim Rice, I’m not so sure he’s a Hall of Famer.”

― Reggie Jackson

“Shaq is just a goofy dancer. He’s just silly.”

― Reggie Miller

“The Lord specifically told me that He has appointed and anointed Daniel Kolenda as my successor.”

― Reinhard Bonnke

“I honor Billy Graham. He is a category by himself.”

― Reinhard Bonnke

“We’re all individuals. Lee Raymond is Lee Raymond. He has his style. I am Rex Tillerson, and I have my style.”

― Rex Tillerson

“I don’t want to be the kind of wrestler that has to do it because he needs the money.”

― Rey Mysterio

“The key to recognizing who Jesus was is to recognize this fundamental truth: He was a Jew.”

― Reza Aslan

“First of all, Vince McMahon doesn’t argue – he tells you!”

― Ric Flair

“Fidel is really a special case. He’s a personality of history.”

― Ricardo Alarcon

“I don’t want to be boxed in or looked at a certain way, as in, ‘Yo, he’s an Asian rapper.’”

― Rich Brian

“I’ve known Chevy Chase for so long, I actually knew him when he was funny!”

― Richard Belzer

“He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.”

― Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to un-know.”

― Richard Burton

“Monet was like a conductor. He painted with quite a straight arm and used bold strokes.”

― Richard C. Armitage

“It is not true that Trump is nobody’s fool. He is the GOP’s.”

― Richard Cohen

“To anyone other than an adamant social conservative, Pence is shockingly unreasonable. But he is also shockingly hypocritical.”

― Richard Cohen

“Nico Tinbergen was my doctoral supervisor, and he was a benign, avuncular sort of influence; everybody loved him.”

― Richard Dawkins

“I met David Croft. He was a man of few words. But he had great charisma.”

― Richard Dormer

“Putin believes Russia is back, and he may be right.”

― Richard Engel

“I worked for Sam Peckinpah on quite a bit of action in his films, and he got excited once in a while.”

― Richard Farnsworth

“My father, unusually for a PoW, talked about his experiences, but he talked about them in a very limited way.”

― Richard Flanagan

“From the moments Obama took office, he has downplayed the threats from radical Islamists.”

― Richard Grenell

“He won’t, won’t he? Then bring me my boots.”

― Richard Harris Barham

“He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers.”

― Richard Hooker

“I’m a huge Nagisa Oshima fan. He was one of the most radical Japanese directors to come up in the ’60s.”

― Richard Linklater

“Trump has a lot less than he says he does.”

― Richard Linklater

“I’m not enough of one of those public personalities who feels as though he’s been one-dimensionalized. I don’t feel that strongly enough.”

― Richard Linklater

“A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.”

― Richard M. Nixon

“Do not overlook that Donald Trump is an inherently unstable person. He’s never been able to have stable businesses or stable marriages. It is then wholly predictable that Donald Trump would be unable to have a stable presidency.”

― Richard Painter

“Nixon was a crook, but he was our crook. He didn’t have the KGB do the Watergate job.”

― Richard Painter

“No one wants to quit when he’s losing and no one wants to quit when he’s winning.”

― Richard Petty

“A movie star is not an artist, he is an art object.”

― Richard Schickel

“I support the president 100 percent – when he’s right.”

― Richard Shelby

“The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered.”

― Richard Steele

“He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts.”

― Richard Whately

“Everybody wants financial security for their family, and when a player says otherwise, he’s lying.”

― Richarlison

“Rory Bremner I have no problem with; he is a satirist, and a very funny one, too.”

― Richie Benaud

“Saddam Hussein was not an Islamist. He’s not a radical jihadist. He’s not a radical Muslim. I mean, he was a – he was a Baathist. He was a secular – even though he professed to be a good and devout Muslim.”

― Rick Santorum

“Liszt was a bit of a rock and roller at heart, but he was a bit of a puritan on his sounds.”

― Rick Wakeman

“Stephen Merchant looks like a Muppet. I mean, he looks like Beaker.”

― Ricky Gervais

“The great film editor is not a cutter, he’s a storyteller, right?”

― Ridley Scott

“I’m constantly lying to my dog. He only responds to manipulation and blackmail.”

― Riley Keough

“He looked at me as if I were a side dish he hadn’t ordered.”

― Ring Lardner

“Carrot Top… I gave him advice once and he ran with it. He should thank me.”

― Rip Taylor

“I used to be friends with Miles Davis. He didn’t like many folks. I lived across the street from him.”

― Rip Torn

“I have campaigned only once in the elections, for Vinod Khanna in Gurdaspur, but that was not as a party member but because he is a colleague.”

― Rishi Kapoor

“Elvis was a sweet darling, shy fellow, but he was really boring.”

― Rita Moreno

“Elvis was really sweet and kind of bashful, but he didn’t have a whole lot to say.”

― Rita Moreno

“Jimi… He was the gov’nor and that’s it. He was brilliant, wasn’t he?”

― Ritchie Blackmore

“Pete Townshend used to crash chords and let the guitar feed back. He’s overrated.”

― Ritchie Blackmore

“Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense. Maybe that’s what caught everybody’s attention. As a player, he didn’t do anything amazing.”

― Ritchie Blackmore

“I don’t like Van Gaal, and I am sure he doesn’t like me, either.”

― Rivaldo

“The writer walks out of his workroom in a daze. He wants a drink. He needs it.”

― Roald Dahl

“Swords appear strong, but they’re actually quite weak. Jesus appears weak, but he’s actually quite strong.”

― Rob Bell

“Pat O’Brien knows nothing. He’s on the Hell express.”

― Rob Corddry

“You knew LeBron James was going to be LeBron James when he was a sophomore.”

― Rob Dyrdek

“He’s a hard worker, Nate Ebner.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“My brother’s got two degrees. He got one for me.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“John Kasich is the most popular elected official in Ohio because he got things done.”

― Rob Portman

“Senator Brown and I have different philosophies as represented in our different ratings: I am a conservative, and he is a liberal.”

― Rob Portman

“Ryan Hansen is my favorite person on the planet. He is my discovery. I’m so proud of him.”

― Rob Thomas

“Josh Brolin is an actor that I really, really like; he’s fantastic. I worked with him once; he’s a really great actor.”

― Rob Zombie

“And I think he’s been very keen to do that.”

― Robbie Coltrane

“I’m not gonna tell any man what he should do in life.”

― Robbie Lawler

“Francis Webb is easily our greatest poet and one of the greatest poets in the world but he’s hardly ever mentioned.”

― Robert Adamson

“No man is much good unless he believes in God and obeys His laws.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“All Scouts should know about St. George. St. George is the Patron Saint of England; he is also the Patron Saint of cavalry in all countries, and therefore Patron Saint of Scouts.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed be doing at that moment.”

― Robert Benchley

“Death comes for us all. Even for kings he comes.”

― Robert Bolt

“Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work.”

― Robert Caro

“Everyone is a reactionary about subjects he understands.”

― Robert Conquest

“Will Smith is young, he’s cool and my kids have his CDs.”

― Robert Conrad

“Experience helped Richard Nixon, but it didn’t save him, and it certainly wasn’t a blanket endorsement. He blundered terribly in dealing with Vietnam.”

― Robert Dallek

“Harry Truman wrote scathing letters, but he almost never sent them.”

― Robert Dallek

“Henry Kissinger never wanted the 20,000 pages of his telephone transcripts made public – not while he was alive, at any rate.”

― Robert Dallek

“Nixon did not anticipate the extent to which Kissinger, whom he barely knew when he appointed him national-security adviser in 1969, would be envious and high-strung – a maintenance project of the first order.”

― Robert Dallek

“I made four films on John F. Kennedy, filmed when he was running for office, in office, and after his death.”

― Robert Drew

“The education of a man is never completed until he dies.”

― Robert E. Lee

“One should indeed read Pope with his notes available, in the Twickenham edition possibly, to see what a vast amount he did understand about Homer.”

― Robert Fitzgerald

“Nobody was ever meant, To remember or invent, What he did with every cent.”

― Robert Frost

“If Tom Clancy didn’t write any Op-Centers, he would be $60 million less rich.”

― Robert Gottlieb

“Rocky Marciano had such guts and heart. He was something special.”

― Robert Goulet

“He who does not want does not act.”

― Robert Green Ingersoll

“No writer must be measured by a word or paragraph. He is to be measured by his work – by the tendency, not of one line, but by the tendency of all.”

― Robert Green Ingersoll

“Whoever labors for the happiness of those he loves elevates himself, no matter whether he works in the dreary shop or the perfumed field.”

― Robert Green Ingersoll

“He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke.”

― Robert Herrick

“Kendrick Lamar is a great, great thinker. He’s a tremendous artist.”

― Robert Hilburn

“Now Rubio, I like the way he plays. He’s a very skilled player.”

― Robert Horry

“I enjoy Otis Thorpe; he took me under his wing when I was a rookie. I’m also a fan of Ron Harper. He showed me the ropes and showed me what it was to play in the NBA.”

― Robert Horry

“The second thing I know about Donald trump is that he is truly pro-life. I have talked to him in Trump Tower. He believes in protecting the unborn.”

― Robert Jeffress

“One of the great creative statesmen of our age was Franklin Roosevelt. He was creative precisely because he preferred experiment to ideology.”

― Robert Kennedy

“The greatest story of all is Colonel Sanders. He didn’t start until he was sixty-six on a freeway bypass for his chicken shop. Anything is possible!”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“Of what shall a man be proud, if he is not proud of his friends?”

― Robert Louis Stevenson

“No man is useless while he has a friend.”

― Robert Louis Stevenson

“He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.”

― Robert Louis Stevenson

“Well, well, Henry James is pretty good, though he is of the nineteenth century, and that glaringly.”

― Robert Louis Stevenson

“The special counsel has not advised Mr. Rove that he is a target of the investigation and affirmed that he has made no decision concerning charges.”

― Robert Luskin

“Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.”

― Robert M. Pirsig

“The Buddha resides as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain.”

― Robert M. Pirsig

“I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.”

― Robert Morgan

“He was my favorite senator… I love him. He made the liberals squeal.”

― Robert Novak

“My dad says he likes to bask in my glow.”

― Robert Pattinson

“It is the safeguard of the strongest that he lives under a government which is obliged to respect the voice of the weakest.”

― Robert Purvis

“If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.”

― Robert South

“I was inspired by Cary Grant. I wanted to do the kind of work he did and to work in light-hearted roles, in comedies.”

― Robert Vaughn

“Western environmentalists might value their independence, but their organizations are largely donor driven, and if he wanted to, Putin could have a lot to donate.”

― Robert Zubrin

“The scientist should treasure the riddles he can’t solve, not explain them away at the outset.”

― Roberto Unger

“For me, one of the most interesting columns to write was about Dick Cheney when he represented the U.S. at a commemorative ceremony at Auschwitz.”

― Robin Givhan

“One of my favourite actors of all time, although he doesn’t necessarily play villains, is Peter Lorre.”

― Robin Williams

“Deco is a very skillful player. He thinks very fast on the pitch.”

― Robinho

“He is strong and pain is worse to the strong, incapacity is worse.”

― Robinson Jeffers

“I love my father. I disagreed with him. But he was my father. He was the boss.”

― Rocky Wirtz

“He has selected from a group of overwhelming candidates. This candidate was nominated to the Supreme Court because of his extremely overwhelming qualifications.”

― Rod Parsley

“Surely if God had meant us to do yoga, he would have put our heads behind our knees.”

― Rod Stewart

“Dore Schary was then head of the studio and he wanted to change my name.”

― Rod Taylor

“Townes Van Zandt ranks alongside Kris Kristofferson and Bob Dylan. He inspired so many songwriters to shoot for something that’s timeless.”

― Rodney Crowell

“I met the surgeon general – he offered me a cigarette.”

― Rodney Dangerfield

“I have a soft spot for Joe Biden. I like him. But he’s dumb as an ashtray.”

― Roger Ailes

“I grew up in the era when Dan Rather hated Richard Nixon. He was a newsman, but you knew what his opinion was.”

― Roger Ailes

“I like Bloomberg; he’s a friend.”

― Roger Ailes

“Wolf Blitzer is an excellent reporter, but he’s not a star.”

― Roger Ailes

“It is universally agreed that Jean Renoir was one of the greatest of all directors, and he was also one of the warmest and most entertaining.”

― Roger Ebert

“I must admit that I was in total awe of Stewart Granger. He was my idol.”

― Roger Moore

“Bond may be a very international, cosmopolitan kind of character, but underneath it all, he is essentially British.”

― Roger Moore

“Rex Harrison could be a rather mean-spirited man, and he wasn’t regarded very warmly by those who knew him.”

― Roger Moore

“If Shakespeare were alive today, he’d be doing sitcoms.”

― Roger Rees

“In 1981, when he ran for governor, I confiscated the needlepoint belts of New Jersey’s Tom Kean. It’s a patrician look that is right for the Vineyard, Nantucket, Darien, Greenwich, Charleston and Savannah.”

― Roger Stone

“As an entertainer, Justin Timberlake has learned from the past. He can cradle a mic stand like Elvis Presley, move like Michael Jackson, and swoon like Frank Sinatra.”

― Roger Stone

“Any ballplayer that don’t sign autographs for little kids ain’t an American. He’s a communist.”

― Rogers Hornsby

“I love Andrew Weatherall; he’s so real and uncompromising and a sweetheart.”

― Roisin Murphy

“Christ had given the apostles a world-wide commission, embracing all the nations; but intellectually they did not understand what He meant. They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit.”

― Roland Allen

“A hero is a man who does what he can.”

― Romain Rolland

“Kofi Annan was the U.N. Under-Secretary General for peacekeeping operations. He had the responsibilities in regards to the mounting and operation of peacekeeping missions around the world.”

― Romeo Dallaire

“I’ve always idolized Jay-Z He’s one of my favorite persons, even before I knew him personally.”

― Romeo Santos

“Usher is so innovative – he’s a great performer, a great entertainer.”

― Romeo Santos

“He sliced the ball when he had it on a plate.”

― Ron Atkinson

“He must be lightning slow.”

― Ron Atkinson

“Hamilton was extremely combative. Not only was he combative, but he also overreacted to anything he perceived as a threat or a criticism.”

― Ron Chernow

“Hamilton was young, dashing, and romantic. He lent himself perfectly to be the star of a musical.”

― Ron Chernow

“President Obama has not only failed to uphold several of our nation’s laws, he has vowed to continue to do so in order to enact his unpopular agenda.”

― Ron DeSantis

“Obama considers himself above deal-making and back-slapping, political necessities he often delegates to Vice President Joe Biden and other lesser sorts.”

― Ron Fournier

“If history is a guide, a victory for Obama means he faces the prospect of a second term dogged by scandal or inertia.”

― Ron Fournier

“My brother’s a blast to direct; he’s one of those great characters who brings so much to every scene he’s in, and we’re pals.”

― Ron Howard

“Russ Feingold is a career politician. He’s addicted to it.”

― Ron Johnson

“He longed to be lost but he couldn’t bear not to be found.”

― Ronald Blythe

“As for the British churchman, he goes to church as he goes to the bathroom, with the minimum of fuss and no explanation if he can help it.”

― Ronald Blythe

“One of my books, called ‘Moscow Station,’ revealed that a KGB archivist had defected from Russia to the FBI. And I knew that he was safe, and revealing this would not jeopardize him. But nevertheless, the FBI started a leak investigation.”

― Ronald Kessler

“Daniel Day-Lewis – he’s a man, obviously, but I really admire his work.”

― Rooney Mara

“I wish my father had lived longer. He died when I was 18.”

― Rory Bremner

“Elder McKinley wants his homosexuality to be turned off. To be a perfect Mormon, he has to put his feelings away.”

― Rory O’Malley

“A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.”

― Rosalind Russell

“I had one day with him, and he was asleep in the scene, but I told my entire family that I was in a scene with Michael Caine.”

― Rose Leslie

“I looked up to Rooney and he had played for Everton when he was 16 and I wanted to do the same.”

― Ross Barkley

“It’s disheartening that people think that Donald Sterling is the outlier and that he’s the exception and not the rule.”

― Roxane Gay

“I was the token bumpkin. It became, ‘Let’s get that Clark guy. He’s easy to get along with.’”

― Roy Clark

“Stipe’s one of the top guys in the UFC. He wouldn’t be in the UFC if he wasn’t one of the best in the world.”

― Roy Nelson

“Carwin, he seems like he trains for five one-minute rounds. That’s his championship fight, apparently.”

― Roy Nelson

“When we got with Dallas Austin, he was just getting on. He was kinda like the fourth member of TLC.”

― Rozonda Thomas

“When I was younger, I saw Moutinho playing, and he was very good.”

― Ruben Neves

“I’m not sure if President Obama is an ideologue or a pragmatist. I am hoping and praying he’s a pragmatist.”

― Rudy Giuliani

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”

― Rudyard Kipling

“He wrapped himself in quotations – as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.”

― Rudyard Kipling

“He travels the fastest who travels alone.”

― Rudyard Kipling

“If a steer is more than four or five months old, he’s too big to wrestle.”

― Rulon Gardner

“Obama is a statist. He’s an authoritarian. He doesn’t want to govern; he wants to rule.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“Obama’s an angry guy. He’s got a chip on his shoulder.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“I think every writer wants future generations to read what he has written.”

― Ruskin Bond

“There is credible evidence that a Chinese fleet went as far as the coast of Africa, in present-day Kenya. It was the largest maritime fleet in the world, under the command of Zheng He, a favorite of the emperor.”

― Russell Freedman

“Heavenly Father loves every one of His children. After all, He is their Father.”

― Russell M. Nelson

“I auditioned for the role of Jamie Mitchell in ‘EastEnders,’ and it was between me and Jack Ryder, and he got it.”

― Russell Tovey

“If a player is racially insulted, he should have the right to leave the field.”

― Ruud Gullit

“Ron Howard is the family patriarch. When he gave orders, directions, or suggestions to family members, they were not to be questioned. It was considered wrong to disagree with him.”

― Ryan Howard

“I’ve hung out with Jay-Z a couple of times, and he was awesome.”

― Ryan Lochte

“When man meets an obstacle he can’t destroy, he destroys himself.”

― Ryszard Kapuscinski

“I would not have one turntable if my brother didn’t buy the turntable. I was the dreamer; he was the doer.”

― Rza

“He bit his lip in a manner which immediately awakened my maternal sympathy, and I helped him bite it.”

― S. J. Perelman

“A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity ’til he has tasted adversity.”

― Saadi

“Saint Ignatius was a convert and disciple of S. John the Evangelist. He was appointed by S. Peter to succeed Evodius in the see of Antioch, and he continued in his bishopric full forty years.”

― Sabine Baring-Gould

“The Devonian and Cornishman will be found by the visitor to be courteous and hospitable. There is no roughness of manner where unspoiled by periodic influx of strangers; he is kindly, tender-hearted, and somewhat suspicious.”

― Sabine Baring-Gould

“My father was a screenwriter, but he was also a novelist.”

― Sadie Jones

“I wanted to be Ronaldinho. I studied him a lot. He was my hero.”

― Sadio Mane

“Mr. Faber is a huge role model. He’s a UFC Hall of Famer. He’s such a driven person and a champion.”

― Sage Northcutt

“In ‘Rocky’ and ‘Paradise Alley,’ my dad played very expressive characters, and he was out there.”

― Sage Stallone

“If your director knows what he wants on screen, it makes things easier.”

― Sai Pallavi

“He that is jealous is not in love.”

― Saint Augustine

“We cannot pass our guardian angel’s bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.”

― Saint Augustine

“He fashioned hell for the inquisitive.”

― Saint Augustine

“He who labours, prays.”

― Saint Augustine

“Little by little he came to recognize the difference between the spirits that agitated him, one from the enemy and one from God.”

― Saint Ignatius

“Had there not been a Mary Todd, there would not have been an Abraham Lincoln. She found him when he was a young lawyer and really a bumpkin. No one knew of him, but she recognized his brilliance.”

― Sally Field

“He wasn’t directing it, of course, so I didn’t work with Hitchcock.”

― Sally Kellerman

“A lion runs the fastest when he is hungry.”

― Salman Khan

“If Woody Allen were a Muslim, he’d be dead by now.”

― Salman Rushdie

“One of the reasons my name is Rushdie is that my father was an admirer of Ibn Rush’d, the 12th century Arab philosopher known as Averroes in the West. In his time, he was making the non-literalist case for interpreting the Koran.”

― Salman Rushdie

“The President then proceeded to read his Emancipation Proclamation, making remarks on the several parts as he went on, and showing that he had fully considered the whole subject, in all lights under which it had been presented to him.”

― Salmon P. Chase

“The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.”

― Salvatore Quasimodo

“Jay Jay Okocha. On and off the field he was the captain you looked for.”

― Sam Allardyce

“If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.”

― Sam Rayburn

“I love Levon Helm – he’s one of my favorite guys.”

― Sam Shepard

“I’m obsessed with Marcus Mumford. I’ve got to know him recently; he’s amazing.”

― Sam Smith

“Al Gore is an heir to the old czars and commissars. He never saw a regulation he didn’t like.”

― Sam Wyly

“I’ve never done a box set, and Eddie’s full of it if he says otherwise.”

― Sammy Hagar

“Every historian with professional standards speaks or writes what he believes to be true.”

― Samuel E. Morison

“If the Ballon d’Or was fair, Xavi would have won five or six. He deserves all the respect in the world.”

― Samuel Eto’o

“He is not only dull in himself, but the cause of dullness in others.”

― Samuel Foote

“We’re overpaying him, but he’s worth it.”

― Samuel Goldwyn

“It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.”

― Samuel Johnson

“Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.”

― Samuel Johnson

“When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.”

― Samuel Johnson

“He that overvalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.”

― Samuel Johnson

“He who praises everybody, praises nobody.”

― Samuel Johnson

“Would Alexander, madman as he was, have been so much a madman, had it not been for Homer?”

― Samuel Richardson

“Any player who is in a national team is their because he deserves to be.”

― Sandeep Singh

“Ric Charlesworth is a legendary figure. He is one of the best coaches in the world.”

― Sandeep Singh

“A guy that throws what he intends to throw, that’s the definition of a good pitcher.”

― Sandy Koufax

“I have the highest regard for Aamirji, and when he asked me to be part of ‘Dangal,’ I was most happy. Unfortunately, I had to lose the match with Aamirji. This I couldn’t do.”

― Sangram Singh

“I write all my scripts with Salman in mind. He understands me perfectly on the sets.”

― Sanjay Leela Bhansali

“Something like Stephen A. Smith – I love what he does. I’d love to do something like that.”

― Saquon Barkley

“I don’t want to be that guy that thinks he is a high draft pick and that he has it all.”

― Saquon Barkley

“I want to act in a Tarantino movie and be a vixen in one of his films. Maybe I’ll secretly drop an episode of ‘Flesh and Bone’ in his mailbox and see what he thinks.”

― Sarah Hay

“I’m absolutely my dad’s biggest fan, and anything he wanted to do, I wanted to be a part of.”

― Sarah Huckabee Sanders

“I enjoyed working with Peter, I was very pleased when I heard he was going to be the Doctor.”

― Sarah Sutton

“He who knows all things and believes nothing is damned.”

― Sargent Shriver

“My husband’s a director, so he understands what I do.”

― Sasha Alexander

“Eddie Guerrero is my number one. He is the reason I am in the WWE – I wanted to be the female version of him.”

― Sasha Banks

“A man is only as good as what he loves.”

― Saul Bellow

“All a writer has to do to get a woman is to say he’s a writer. It’s an aphrodisiac.”

― Saul Bellow

“I just adored working with Woody. He was more than I could have ever dreamed of. I’d do it a million times over.”

― Scarlett Johansson

“David Ayer is one of the best directors I’ve ever worked with. He’s a true man’s man.”

― Scott Eastwood

“There is no such thing as too much rehearsal. When Daniel Day-Lewis told Steven Spielberg he needed a year for ‘Lincoln,’ I understand that.”

― Scott Glenn

“Curt Hennig was my buddy, and he had great success with Mr. Perfect.”

― Scott Hall

“He’s 78 years old… He’s not the same Orrin Hatch I knew 12 years ago.”

― Scott Howell

“I couldn’t do ‘The Ed Sullivan Show.’ Ed said I was a flash in the pan, and he was right.”

― Scott McKenzie

“That guy Hogan, he’s racist.”

― Scott Steiner

“Mitt Romney turned businesses around in the private sector. He saved the Winter Olympics.”

― Scott Walker

“I listened to a lot of Bob Dylan songs to see how he works. I’ve gotten into writing story-songs.”

― Scott Weiland

“I deeply regret that those with the authority and responsibility to deal appropriately with Brendan Smyth failed to do so, with tragic and painful consequences for those children he so cruelly abused.”

― Sean Brady

“I love Mike Winters. He’s such a great actor.”

― Sean Gunn

“After my son died, I went to a psychiatrist. He proved – or I proved – that Sigmund Freud was correct when he said that the Irish are impervious to psychoanalysis.”

― Sean Scully

“My first memory of King Kong Bundy was on TBS, and he was a member of Legion of Doom.”

― Sean Waltman

“There’s a lot of things I wouldn’t have today if it wasn’t for Curt Hennig. And he taught so many people.”

― Sean Waltman

“Shakespeare is global – of course he can be shared.”

― Sebastian Koch

“I used to devour a lot of stand-up comedy in my cousin’s basement. He had cable and I didn’t, so I went there and saw all the comedians.”

― Sebastian Maniscalco

“Harout Pamboukjian is one of the biggest Armenian folk singers in the world. In the ’70s, he was making these records that were really Zeppelin-influenced.”

― Serj Tankian

“Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he’s funny.”

― Seth MacFarlane

“The current Babe Ruth of improv? Sacha Baron Cohen. He’s pretty amazing.”

― Seth Rogen

“I don’t think I’ve ever met a public official that didn’t think he was doing the right thing. I can’t think of one.”

― Seymour Hersh

“Gambhir behaves like he’s a cross between Don Bradman & James Bond.”

― Shahid Afridi

“I adore my dad. He’s a 78-year-old man and my inspiration.”

― Shakira

“I love, love, love John Mayer. He’s incredible. I love all of his records and even his John Mayer Trio stuff.”

― Shane Harper

“I’m a conservative. I was an avid supporter of Ronald Reagan; I thought he was fabulous.”

― Shannen Doherty

“My father was an entertainer, and he knew what he was doing.”

― Shannon Lee

“My father was prolific when it came to writing: day-timers, journals. He wrote on pieces of loose-leaf paper that he held on to, and he wrote in spiral notebooks.”

― Shannon Lee

“Colin Kaepernick had a… maybe he had an epiphany. Maybe he had a realization that ‘I have a higher calling the playing quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers.’”

― Shannon Sharpe

“My husband is my buddy; he’s my lover. We share lots of things.”

― Shanola Hampton

“Mr. Modi has to take instructions from Nagpur, and whatever Nagpur says, he will do.”

― Sharad Pawar

“When my father died, I was living in England. It was very traumatic that he died when I was away.”

― Sharon Creech

“The key thing with any football player is, what can he do when he gets on the field.”

― Shaun Alexander

“My dad, he’s the rocker.”

― Shaun White

“I really love listening to Hozier. He’s great.”

― Shawn Mendes

“I was raised Catholic, and I knew of Him and certainly what He did, but I never truly experienced knowing Him.”

― Shawn Michaels

“Raffi Cavoukian was born in Cairo in 1948 and moved with his Armenian parents to Toronto when he was 10.”

― Sheila Heti

“We are here to do God’s work. He’s not here to do ours.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“Harrison Ford… I love him. He’s a man’s man.”

― Sherilyn Fenn

“The dream he needed most was the dream that frightened him more.”

― Sherman Alexie

“David Lynch is a very kind and warm-hearted man. I really think he’s brilliant.”

― Sheryl Lee

“Sachin Tendulkar definitely is a legend, but I had a crush on Anil Kumble – what a personality he had. I also liked Ajay Jadeja.”

― Shilpa Shinde

“When have you ever heard of a cantor or any artist turning anyone down when he is strongly urged to perform?”

― Sholom Aleichem

“I worked under Francis Schmidt, and he was the biggest influence on my coaching career.”

― Sid Gillman

“He looks about as happy as a penguin in a microwave.”

― Sid Waddell

“He’s as cool as a prized marrow!”

― Sid Waddell

“He’s about as predictable as a Wasp on speed.”

― Sid Waddell

“In the morning, Capra would arrive with twenty-or-so pages in which he’d written down all of his ideas. Most were terrible, then all of a sudden there would be one which was astounding.”

― Sidney Buchman

“My favorite player would probably be Steve Yzerman. He played in Detroit. I really liked the way he played and the way he handled himself.”

― Sidney Crosby

“The political tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli, says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs.”

― Silvio Berlusconi

“He spent hours and hours and hours practising these conjuring tricks. It’s just such a curious thing.”

― Simon Callow

“In the new Georgia, Stalin is no longer Georgian. He’s a Russian emperor.”

― Simon Sebag Montefiore

“Mr. Putin presents himself as a czar – and like any czar, he fears revolution above all else.”

― Simon Sebag Montefiore

“When an individual is kept in a situation of inferiority, the fact is that he does become inferior.”

― Simone de Beauvoir

“He bore no grudge against those he had wronged.”

― Simone Signoret

“Sigmund Freud was very much a creature of his time. He did not ‘invent’ the unconscious.”

― Siri Hustvedt

“People don’t give Yachty the credit that he deserves.”

― Smokepurpp

“I thought Anurag sir would be strict, and I had certain kind of perception about him, but he was warm and interactive.”

― Sobhita Dhulipala

“To me, Jeff Zucker is synonymous with winning. He’s an incredible news executive.”

― Soledad O’Brien

“One is punished by the very things by which he sins.”

― Solomon Ibn Gabirol

“No man is happy; he is at best fortunate.”

― Solon

“I’m a born-again Christian – if everybody can agree what that means. I believe in Jesus. I believe that He died for my sins.”

― Sonny Sandoval

“Someone like a Bob Marley – he was singing Scripture.”

― Sonny Sandoval

“I love Daniel Bryan. He’s such a sweetheart.”

― Sonya Deville

“One thing I learned about Jean-Marc is that he’s very good with kids. He’s very nice to the kids, especially.”

― Sophia Lillis

“Obama may be brilliant, but he’s not a leader.”

― Sophie B. Hawkins

“Poirot is a classic character from fiction, not a MacBook Air; he would not benefit from updates.”

― Sophie Hannah

“One must be a somebody before they can have a enemy. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force.”

― Sophie Swetchine

“All a man’s affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.”

― Sophocles

“I taught Drake everything he knows.”

― Soulja Boy

“The moment a spinner gets turn he becomes dangerous.”

― Sourav Ganguly

“I have many, many fond memories of Yuvraj Singh. He started under my captaincy.”

― Sourav Ganguly

“My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic.”

― Spike Milligan

“There comes a time in the seeker’s life when he discovers that he is at once the lover and the beloved.”

― Sri Chinmoy

“Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you occupied.”

― St. Jerome

“I trained my son to be a puppeteer since he was a little boy.”

― Stan Freberg

“LeBron is LeBron. They’re not going to call offensive fouls on him. He gets to do what he wants.”

― Stan Van Gundy

“Louis Armstrong, who learned to be in exquisite dress, came from the bottom, and he’s not a trash can.”

― Stanley Crouch

“William James was not a prophet. He was a philosopher whose philosophy reflected his profound humanity.”

― Stanley Hauerwas

“When a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man.”

― Stanley Kubrick

“I guess the President says the majority of the people didn’t elect him, he doesn’t have to listen to ’em anyway.”

― Star Jones

“No one wants to stoke coal if he can regulate an oil valve instead.”

― Stavros Niarchos

“Lars von Trier is a very good storyteller. He’s like an H. C. Andersen for adults.”

― Stellan Skarsgard

“Kenneth Branagh is one of the funniest directors on the set. You laugh a lot. He’s very skillful.”

― Stellan Skarsgard

“The core to what makes Fincher really interesting – all the technique and all that, that is not in the center even if it’s a big big part – what is in the center is the characters, and he really is interested in that.”

― Stellan Skarsgard

“God’s only excuse is that he does not exist.”

― Stendhal

“Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.”

― Stendhal

“My all-time hero for Sunderland was Kevin Phillips. He was the one I looked up to.”

― Steph Houghton

“When I met Christophe Waltz, I was so shy! I was like, ‘Oh, hi! Um, I’m Stephanie!’ He’s one of my favorite actors.”

― Stephanie Sigman

“Nixon regarded himself as having been cheated by life. He never got my vote.”

― Stephen Ambrose

“Jefferson owned slaves. He did not believe that all were created equal. He was a racist.”

― Stephen Ambrose

“The Shakespeare that Shakespeare became is the name that’s attached to these astonishing objects that he left behind.”

― Stephen Greenblatt

“If I had to choose a superhero to be, I would pick Superman. He’s everything that I’m not.”

― Stephen Hawking

“If I had a time machine, I’d visit Marilyn Monroe in her prime or drop in on Galileo as he turned his telescope to the heavens.”

― Stephen Hawking

“SpongeBob represents idiocy. He is dumb. Patrick is dumb. Mr. Krabs is greedy. Squidward is a snob and vain.”

― Stephen Hillenburg

“Before 2 Chainz got big, he used to sleep on my couch.”

― Stephen Jackson

“First, I don’t talk to Derek Fisher. He’s not my type of guy.”

― Stephen Jackson

“When Prime Minister Erdogan came to Washington in 2009, he sounded almost like the ambassador from Iran.”

― Stephen Kinzer

“In his tub-thumping speech at the 2008 Republican National Convention, Romney sounded like the hedge-fund tycoon he is.”

― Stephen Kinzer

“He flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.”

― Stephen Leacock

“I would be happy to produce groups, like John Cale – he was in the Velvet Underground, and then he went on to produce these bands.”

― Stephen Malkmus

“James Salter has been a fighter pilot, a rogue, and a climber. He counts Robert Redford as a friend.”

― Stephen Rodrick

“Christopher Darden is a very passionate man. He wears his emotion on his sleeve.”

― Sterling K. Brown

“Donald Trump’s a fighter. Great counter puncher. Great counter puncher. He’s a fighter.”

― Steve Bannon

“Steve Buscemi is hilarious. He’s really, really good with improv.”

― Steve Carell

“I worked with Paul McCartney, and he was lovely.”

― Steve Lukather

“I was always a huge fan of E. E. Cummings. He did a series of lectures at Harvard or Princeton, and they were recorded. And they were incredibly moving.”

― Steve Martin

“Andy Serkis is one of the best actors I have ever worked with. He might be the best actor I have ever worked with.”

― Steve Zahn

“After reviewing the polygraph charts in private, the polygraph examiner told me that I had passed and that he believed I had nothing to do with the anthrax letters.”

― Steven Hatfill

“If God dropped acid, would he see people?”

― Steven Wright

“My neighbor has a circular driveway… he can’t get out.”

― Steven Wright

“At one point he decided enough was enough.”

― Steven Wright

“He and I were about as compatible as a rat and a boa constrictor.”

― Stevie Nicks

“I don’t think Auden liked my poetry very much, he’s very Anglican.”

― Stevie Smith

“He was driven by the idea that when Milosevic grabs a part of Bosnia, Croatia should get a piece of it, too.”

― Stjepan Mesic

“The prime minister in Belgium gave our album to Barack Obama. I was really surprised that he decided to give a CD of us.”

― Stromae

“My father-in-law was once Chairman of Military Affairs in the Senate, the latter part of the Wilson Administrations. He knew a lot about and was fond of the Army.”

― Stuart Symington

“Putin should prove that he wants to be our friend by declassifying files of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Lal Bahadur Shastri.”

― Subramanian Swamy

“My mum has recorded all my programmes and not watched one. My dad says he finds it embarrassing.”

― Sue Perkins

“Murdoch paid too much for the Wall Street Journal even when he didn’t have any competition.”

― Sumner Redstone

“Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.”

― Sun Tzu

“What makes the Lincoln Memorial so powerful is that it doesn’t try to do too much. In effect, it says that he saved the Union.”

― Susan Eisenhower

“Perhaps the cruelest thing ever said of Hubert Humphrey was that he had the soul of a vice president.”

― Susan Estrich

“My favourite actor is Daniel Day Lewis. He’s the finest actor in Hollywood. I’ve studied his performances.”

― Sushant Singh Rajput

“I was a minister in the Vajpayee government. Atalji wanted to do so many things. But, since he was heading a coalition government, he could not do all those things.”

― Sushma Swaraj

“Putin is not a politician. Putin is a KGB agent. And whatever he does is provocations, which KGB is usually involved in.”

― Svetlana Alexievich

“God is all-full. He is self-contained. He is eternal satisfaction.”

― Swami Sivananda

“The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.”

― Swami Sivananda

“I’ve always thought of Denys Finch Hatton as a combination of Hubbell Gardner from ‘The Way We Were’ and Jeremiah Johnson. He is this ultimate individualist.”

― Sydney Pollack

“I would love to play with Rufus Wainwright. He’s one of my favorite songwriters.”

― Sydney Wayser

“There’s no one in the world close to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is a phenomenon. He’s brilliant.”

― Sylvester Stallone

“I learned sweep picking from a variety of sources. One was a Frank Gambale instructional video, but he executes his sweeps a little differently.”

― Synyster Gates

“I envy Jesus because he’s dead.”

― T. C. Boyle

“The Beduin could not look for God within him: he was too sure that he was within God.”

― T. E. Lawrence

“J. P. Morgan. He was kind of a douche.”

― T. J. Miller

“Russell Brand is lovely, even though he’s a weirdo.”

― T. J. Miller

“Probably the only way Woody Allen and I are similar is that he has a lot to say about Nietzsche.”

― T. J. Miller

“Kanye is the weirdest… He is the weirdest person I know other than me. I’ve told him that before.”

― T-Pain

“The bad poet is usually unconscious where he ought to be conscious, and conscious where he ought to be unconscious.”

― T. S. Eliot

“The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours.”

― T. S. Eliot

“If I wrote a Jewish superhero, he’d have awesome time-traveling powers. I’d call him Doctorow.”

― Ta-Nehisi Coates

“I knew Jimmy Dean. He tested for ‘Battle Cry’. Paul Newman tested for ‘Battle Cry’. I did nine tests to finally get that role.”

― Tab Hunter

“I’d work for John Waters again, because he’s so off the wall.”

― Tab Hunter

“No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.”

― Tacitus

“But the fact a person denies that he is theorising is no reason for taking him at his word and failing to investigate what implicit theory is involved in his statements.”

― Talcott Parsons

“Chuck Cooper is a friend, and I adore him. He can do so many things.”

― Tamara Tunie

“In ‘Billy Madison,’ I worked with Adam before anyone really knew he was Adam Sandler.”

― Tamra Davis

“Jeff Bodine was saying that when he gets depressed, that he cleans house.”

― Tanya Tucker

“One of my grandsons used to insist, when he was only 3 or 4, that he had been born and had lived in India.”

― Taylor Caldwell

“If there is a God, then he was particularly harsh to me.”

― Taylor Caldwell

“I love Ben Affleck so much. He’s an amazing director.”

― Taylor Schilling

“I’ve been a huge fan of Chris Martin forever; it’d be awesome to work with him. He’s really kind, and he’s been really encouraging when we’ve met.”

― Taylor Swift

“Busta Rhymes has been around for centuries. He’s one of the original vampires.”

― Tech N9ne

“I like John McCain. He can always be counted on for a good quote.”

― Ted Cruz

“A lot of newspapers say, Terence Stamp is playing himself and we’re as bored as he is.”

― Terence Stamp

“He’s Soderbergh, we’re working for him. It doesn’t matter what he’s doing; we’ll see it at the premiere.”

― Terence Stamp

“It was traditional to not actually cash the prizes that Erdos did award while he was alive. People usually framed the cheque instead.”

― Terence Tao

“I was in love with Michael Keaton. He was very funny.”

― Teri Garr

“My father died when I was 11. He was a vaudeville comedian. He worked in one movie, ‘Ladies of the Chorus,’ as Marilyn Monroe’s father.”

― Teri Garr

“Martin Sheen was extraordinary. He’s a very gifted man.”

― Terrence Malick

“Robert Jordan, whether he’s writing with passion or not, I don’t know.”

― Terri Windling

“What’s the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.”

― Terry Bradshaw

“What’s the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.”

― Terry Brennan

“He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting ‘All the Gods are bastards.’”

― Terry Pratchett

“I’d have supported Al Gore if he’d have been from Wisconsin.”

― Terry Sanford

“He wasn’t Bugs without the gags we gave him.”

― Tex Avery

“In working with Nick Cannon, he’s such a generous guy, a generous actor, and he was very protective.”

― Teyonah Parris

“God is the most ancient of all things, for he had no birth.”

― Thales

“Bono is chairman and founding member of Over-Achievers Anonymous. He has an irrepressible drive to be great. He wants to achieve it all, which actually makes him very vulnerable.”

― The Edge

“The Miz is a character I created. He’s basically a wrestling star.”

― The Miz

“Thierry Henry, without a doubt – he’s an absolute legend.”

― Theo Walcott

“He who matures early lives in anticipation.”

― Theodor W. Adorno

“He who integrates is lost.”

― Theodor W. Adorno

“Anybody can do anything he wants to if he wants to do it badly enough.”

― Theodore Sturgeon

“When a reporter sits down at the typewriter, he’s nobody’s friend.”

― Theodore White

“He who is created by television can be destroyed by television.”

― Theodore White

“Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.”

― Theophile Gautier

“Shout-out to my dad – he influenced my style when I was 17.”

― Theophilus London

“I’m very fortunate. My husband is hugely supportive, and he is very happy getting on with his career.”

― Theresa May

“For Buffon, I hear he trains less on the field, and he is more focused on keeping his muscles strong.”

― Thibaut Courtois

“When I joined Chelsea, I had to replace Petr Cech. I still talk to him today; he’s a friend.”

― Thibaut Courtois

“Republicans should remember that when Trump campaigned, he wasn’t holding up a conservative manifesto at every rally.”

― Thom Tillis

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“No man ruleth safely but he that is willingly ruled.”

― Thomas a Kempis

“The only safe ruler is he who has learned to obey willingly.”

― Thomas a Kempis

“A man is hindered and distracted in proportion as he draws outward things to himself.”

― Thomas a Kempis

“He who loves with purity considers not the gift of the lover, but the love of the giver.”

― Thomas a Kempis

“Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.”

― Thomas a Kempis

“He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes.”

― Thomas Babington Macaulay

“When Washington visited Portsmouth in 1789, he was not much impressed by the architecture of the little town that had stood by him so stoutly in the struggle for independence.”

― Thomas Bailey Aldrich

“He that hath deserved hanging may be glad to escape with a whipping.”

― Thomas Brooks

“There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures.”

― Thomas Browne

“Let each become all that he was created capable of being.”

― Thomas Carlyle

“Surely man was not created to be an idle fellow; he was not set in this universal orchard to stand still as a tree.”

― Thomas Dekker

“Crispin Glover is unusual, but not as unusual as he sometimes presents himself. We got along nicely.”

― Thomas F. Wilson

“He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.”

― Thomas Fuller

“He does not believe that does not live according to his belief.”

― Thomas Fuller

“He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it.”

― Thomas Fuller

“He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.”

― Thomas Fuller

“He that hopes no good fears no ill.”

― Thomas Fuller

“He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none.”

― Thomas Fuller

“He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.”

― Thomas Fuller

“He that travels much knows much.”

― Thomas Fuller

“Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, he had not the method of making a fortune.”

― Thomas Gray

“He gave to misery (all he had) a tear.”

― Thomas Gray

“He was using me. When he cast me in Sideways I was nothing but a vessel.”

― Thomas Haden Church

“We met, ’twas in a crowd, and I thought he would shun me.”

― Thomas Haynes Bayly

“Frost is the greatest artist in our clime – he paints in nature and describes in rime.”

― Thomas Hood

“To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“He who knows best knows how little he knows.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other animals is the means of his support-the power which he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.”

― Thomas Malthus

“He who loves the more is the inferior and must suffer.”

― Thomas Mann

“Only he who desires is amiable and not he who is satiated.”

― Thomas Mann

“A solitary, unused to speaking of what he sees and feels, has mental experiences which are at once more intense and less articulate than those of a gregarious man.”

― Thomas Mann

“Ricky Gervais, met him a couple times. He wouldn’t remember it.”

― Thomas Middleditch

“Scorsese is very nice. He’s small; he’s energetic.”

― Thomas Middleditch

“He travels best that knows when to return.”

― Thomas Middleton

“He enjoys much who is thankful for little.”

― Thomas Secker

“Every man loves what he is good at.”

― Thomas Shadwell

“Lastly, he must remember that he himself hath no exemption from the common lot, but that he is bound by the same laws of mortality, and liable to the same ailments and afflictions with his fellows.”

― Thomas Sydenham

“Pogba is an incredible player. He has wonderful qualities; he is extremely strong.”

― Thomas Tuchel

“My dad is my support, and he is the best support that I could ever have.”

― Thora Birch

“I love Gino Vannelli! I love every one of his albums. He’s one of my favourite songwriters – straight up.”

― Thundercat

“If he wants to fight, we can fight. I don’t have any problem with him, but we can do it if he wants to.”

― Tim Duncan

“Mr. Trump is primarily a television personality. As such, he is judged by that standard. This means that a scandal does not call forth a response; it calls forth the desire for a bigger scandal.”

― Timothy D. Snyder

“Trump bankrupted six companies but succeeded on the biggest of stages. He is the champion of failures.”

― Timothy D. Snyder

“If Romney were a chair, he’d be a squishy, expensively upholstered easy chair that bore the imprint of whoever last sat on it.”

― Timothy Noah

“When a conservative praises a liberal as ‘morally serious,’ he means that person is less liberal than most.”

― Timothy Noah

“When Obama heralds another ‘teachable moment,’ it means he has already made an egregious rookie mistake.”

― Tina Brown

“There is nothing radical about Obama except the fact of who he is.”

― Tina Brown

“It’s almost as if Putin is brilliant, really – he’s outfoxing Obama all the time.”

― Tina Brown

“When Obama dispenses with that dread sobriquet ‘professorial,’ he does it by being, well, more professorial.”

― Tina Brown

“Do I hope Batshuayi comes to Tottenham? Yes, of course. He has a lot of qualities.”

― Toby Alderweireld

“Will Smith is the biggest movie star I’ve ever met, and he couldn’t be more gracious.”

― Todd Lowe

“Jimmy Garner is a very gracious guy, as he was then and he is still today.”

― Tom Atkins

“Mel Gibson was lovely. He was on the edge of both scenes that I had with Danny Glover.”

― Tom Atkins

“In Gerald Ford, the man he was in public, he was also that man in private.”

― Tom Brokaw

“Jimmy Carter proposed withdrawing the troops from South Korea. He was stopped by the United States Congress.”

― Tom Cotton

“Vladimir Putin is decisive. He’s committed to victory, and he now has aircraft and surface-to-air missiles and main battle tanks in Syria.”

― Tom Cotton

“I have spoken to Donald Trump about this. He understands the dramatic budget cuts our military has faced.”

― Tom Cotton

“I’m very influenced by the work of George Martin and the string arrangements that he did for the Beatles.”

― Tom Kitt

“If a person feels he can’t communicate, the least he can do is shut up about it.”

― Tom Lehrer

“It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.”

― Tom Lehrer

“I like Jon Stewart. He’s not as obnoxious as Dennis Miller, whom I really can’t stand.”

― Tom Lehrer

“This activist loves Oregon more than he loves life.”

― Tom McCall

“There was a time I could have been mistaken for Burt Reynolds. I had a moustache and so did he. But he was the number one star in the world, so there wasn’t really much confusion.”

― Tom Selleck

“I don’t know if people know that Sylvester Stallone is one of the most decent gentlemen that I’ve ever met. He’s the most consistent friend I’ve ever had.”

― Tom Sizemore

“Lou Reed was a hero because he was an anti-hero.”

― Tom Stoppard

“When Auden said his poetry didn’t save one Jew from the gas chamber, he’d said it all.”

― Tom Stoppard

“He can fight terrorists overseas, but he leaves our borders so they can come in here and do their thing.”

― Tom Tancredo

“Trump is not a conservative and has no conservative agenda. If elected president, he would not govern as the second coming of Ronald Reagan.”

― Tom Tancredo

“George Bush is a fan of mine, he came to see me in the Seventies. His coke dealer brought him.”

― Tom Waits

“I wasn’t sure what to expect when I toured with Danny from The Script, but he is so nice.”

― Tom Walker

“With Schubert, a lot of the melodies are very simple, but he’s in this groove. He’s in touch with his heart.”

― Tom Wopat

“No. Maceo played sax, didn’t he, well they used to sit in.”

― Tommy Chong

“If Trent Reznor calls and says he needs a drummer for his tour… I’m there.”

― Tommy Lee

“Jesus is the only Savior, but not everybody who is saved by Him is aware that He is the one who is doing the saving.”

― Tony Campolo

“God created the races. He created different backgrounds and cultures. But He created them all to operate under His authority.”

― Tony Evans

“If God created the family, He should be the ultimate definer of what it is, and that should be our point of reference.”

― Tony Evans

“Our God is a great coach, and he’s got a great playbook.”

― Tony Evans

“Honestly, the best skater that I’ve seen who raps is Tyler, The Creator. He really can skate… He’s legit.”

― Tony Hawk

“The arc of Ken Griffey Jr.’s swing has gotten bigger than when he hit line drives. Juan Gonzalez is a terrific power hitter, too.”

― Tony La Russa

“I’ve said this: If Jim Leyland had been in my place, he’d have the 2,000 wins and I’d have 1,000. Leyland is the greatest.”

― Tony La Russa

“If Tim Duncan had Knicks on his jersey, he’d be a god.”

― Tony Parker

“George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though he lost the popular vote, he governed as if he had won by acclamation.”

― Tony Snow

“I knew who Bruce Springsteen was before he had his first record.”

― Toomas Hendrik Ilves

“The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent about the introduction of opium, and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited.”

― Townsend Harris

“I don’t have anything against Jimmy Fallon. I love Jimmy Fallon. He’s my dude.”

― Tracy Morgan

“Martin Lawrence is one of my comedic heroes, and he’s a genius.”

― Tracy Morgan

“I love working with Alec Baldwin. He’s one of the five greatest actors ever to live.”

― Tracy Morgan

“When Richard Pryor did comedy, it was like he was having a conversation.”

― Tracy Morgan

“James Patterson has a way with female characters. He understands women in a way that a lot of male writers don’t.”

― Tracy Pollan

“I’ve always liked Dennis Chambers, he’s real flashy.”

― Travis Barker

“I like Steve Gadd, everything he did with Steely Dan. There’s so many. I like everything.”

― Travis Barker

“My grandad, he has his doctorate in psychology.”

― Travis Scott

“Mr. Gingrich has a number of elements in his record that could be criticized accurately. But to suggest that he was somehow anti-Reagan or to suggest that Reagan was anti-Gingrich is preposterously untrue.”

― Trent Franks

“I’m not a fan of Secretary Rumsfeld. I don’t think he listens enough to his uniformed officers.”

― Trent Lott

“I aspire to be like Paul Newman. He was a man’s man, a lady’s man, and the epitome of a philanthropist.”

― Trevor Donovan

“I listen to Gov. Romney have to apologize because he has been successful.”

― Trey Gowdy

“The United States attorney in South Carolina was a Barack Obama appointee. Politically, he is to the left of Mao Zedong.”

― Trey Gowdy

“It was only literally hours after the wedding when he felt he didn’t have to keep up the facade.”

― Trisha Goddard

“Darwin himself recorded the fact that he accepted the Malthusian idea.”

― Trofim Lysenko

“The Lord is my Shepherd and he knows I’m gay.”

― Troy Perry

“I feel at home wherever Sting is – he’s my home.”

― Trudie Styler

“The one thing I’m convinced George W. Bush is good at is bipartisanship. It’s clearly something he enjoys personally.”

― Tucker Carlson

“Senator McConnell is by all accounts a decent person. He’s pretty conservative, too.”

― Tucker Carlson

“An entrepreneur never thinks of quarter-on-quarter; he thinks for 25 years, 50 years.”

― Tulsi Tanti

“My father was a psychiatrist and a social worker but he was a very talented painter and musician and writer on the side.”

― Tunde Adebimpe

“Dre was one of my heros in the music industry. If he’s not down for his homeboys, I don’t wanna be a part of him or around him.”

― Tupac Shakur

“OT Genasis is my L.A. homie; I’ve seen him grind, and he is still making hits.”

― Ty Dolla Sign

“The Hulk has an awesome superpower. He turns into this giant monster that can eliminate several dudes at once.”

― Ty Simpkins

“He who has the gold makes the rules.”

― Tyler Perry

“I look up to Walt Disney and what he has done.”

― Tyra Banks

“Nobody criticizes The Rock. Nobody criticizes Randy Couture when he goes over and did ‘Expendables 3’ or anybody who’s a crossover.”

― Tyron Woodley

“The Stepover definitely made me famous. The thing with Allen Iverson is, he made me.”

― Tyronn Lue

“My husband is in branding. He brands places – cities, institutions.”

― Tzipi Livni

“For sure, I’d fight B. J. Penn. He’s one of my buddies, also, but I think we could fight each other.”

― Urijah Faber

“Mike Brown is a big guy; he’s very durable. He’s extremely strong and very well-rounded.”

― Urijah Faber

“This guy Jimmie Rivera, I like his attitude. I like what he represents. He’s a hard-working guy, he’s a respected guy, a respectful guy.”

― Urijah Faber

“He is far too intelligent to become really cerebral.”

― Ursula K. Le Guin

“I would swipe right for Varun Dhawan, and he knows that!”

― Urvashi Rautela

“If a writer doesn’t generate hostility, he is dead.”

― V. S. Naipaul

“We served on the editorial board of a literary monthly called Face in 1968 and 1969. He was a young writer, and I was also interested in broad cultural issues. We agreed on all major issues and became friends.”

― Vaclav Klaus

“Mark Twain is as big as America. He really is.”

― Val Kilmer

“I love that Bob Dylan asked me to be in the first movie he wrote.”

― Val Kilmer

“Kurt Russell is so dreamy. Plus, he’s great to work with, really respectful.”

― Vanessa Ferlito

“Salman bhai is amazing, and he is one of the greats of our cinema, and I don’t think I should be compared to Salman Khan.”

― Varun Dhawan

“Rigondeaux is a high-class boxer. He is smart, has speed and skill.”

― Vasyl Lomachenko

“Harvey Korman was like a private tutor to me. He was such a mentor.”

― Vicki Lawrence

“He was happily married – but his wife wasn’t.”

― Victor Borge

“The learned man knows that he is ignorant.”

― Victor Hugo

“The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.”

― Victor Hugo

“One believes others will do what he will do to himself.”

― Victor Hugo

“What Shakespeare was able to do in English he would certainly not have done in French.”

― Victor Hugo

“My footballing idol is Zinedine Zidane; he was an amazing guy on and off the field.”

― Victor Moses

“Olafur Eliasson is also one of the most visionary artists I’ve ever met. He is from Denmark and Iceland, and his focus is nothing less than the entire universe.”

― Victor Pinchuk

“I would love to work with Cameron Crowe; he’s definitely one of my favorite directors.”

― Victoria Justice

“Jung viewed Freud as a mentor, but he never wanted to be anybody’s disciple.”

― Viggo Mortensen

“Donald Trump has made it clear that he regards Hungary highly.”

― Viktor Orban

“A man really determines himself by what he does.”

― Vin Scully

“Although the evidence at this trial shows that Charles Manson was the leader of the conspiracy to commit these murders, there is no evidence that he actually personally killed any of the seven victims in this case.”

― Vincent Bugliosi

“My father danced a lot. He was called ‘the French Fred Astaire.’”

― Vincent Cassel

“Like De Niro. He’s one of the best character actors we have ever had.”

― Vincent D’Onofrio

“One of the reasons I chose Tottenham is the way Pochettino thinks and how he plays. I really like that.”

― Vincent Janssen

“In a season, every striker has some periods where he doesn’t score.”

― Vincent Janssen

“If a player fails to perform in four or five consecutive matches, he should be dropped irrespective of whether he is a senior or a junior player.”

― Virender Sehwag

“Romney says he loves immigration.”

― Virgil Goode

“He enters the port with a full sail.”

― Virgil

“Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.”

― Virgil

“I devour history books. I love anything by Thomas B. Costain or George MacDonald Fraser. He writes magnificent history, and he also wrote the Flashman stories, which are irresistible.”

― Virginia Henley

“Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts; and the theoretic architect also fails, grasping the shadow instead of the substance.”

― Vitruvius

“I am fascinated by Shah Rukh Khan. He is brilliant.”

― Vivek Oberoi

“With the Berlin I was able to set up a fortress that he could come near but not breach.”

― Vladimir Kramnik

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.”

― Voltaire

“When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does not understand, that is metaphysics.”

― Voltaire

“He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.”

― Voltaire

“He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.”

― Voltaire

“An author’s characters do what he wants them to do.”

― W. E. B. Griffin

“In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them.”

― W. H. Auden

“No hero is mortal till he dies.”

― W. H. Auden

“When Arnold Schwarzenegger was pronouncing it ‘Cal-LEE-fornia,’ he was right – he just didn’t realize he was accidentally speaking Spanish.”

― W. Kamau Bell

“He who commands an Apollo flight will not command a second one.”

― Wally Schirra

“Junior Blender is a hardcore dancehall head. He’s in Supersonic, which is one of the top soundclash sound-systems in Europe.”

― Walshy Fire

“Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.”

― Walt Disney

“We have met the enemy and he is us.”

― Walt Kelly

“In general, while Trump has been a master of Twitter, he has shown an aversion to, and ignorance of, technology itself.”

― Walt Mossberg

“The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it.”

― Walt Whitman

“An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle.”

― Walter Bagehot

“A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.”

― Walter Bagehot

“My dad was a janitor for U.S. Radium Corporation, and he stayed there for 37 years. So he didn’t read.”

― Walter Dean Myers

“He had delusions of adequacy.”

― Walter Kerr

“A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.”

― Walter Lippmann

“He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.”

― Walter Lippmann

“My hero in comic books is Jack Kirby: ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Captain America,’ Marvel Comics. He was really the basis for Marvel Comics.”

― Walter Mosley

“If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.”

― Walter Scott

“A man with a million dollars can be as happy nowadays as though he were rich.”

― Ward McAllister

“The definition of a Schwarzenegger Republican is a Bush Republican who says he’s a Schwarzenegger Republican.”

― Warren Beatty

“The male corporate model is built on a man’s greater willingness to be a slave of sorts – especially once he has to provide for children.”

― Warren Farrell

“He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart.”

― Washington Irving

“I would love to do an anthology show based on the character of Jesse B. Semple that Langston Hughes wrote about. He’s sort of a Forrest Gump character in the midst of 20th century Harlem.”

― Wendell Pierce

“And Hackman had really choked up when he was telling it. It was very moving.”

― Wes Anderson

“Cristiano is a great player with incredible quality, and if he joins Madrid, then he will be welcomed.”

― Wesley Sneijder

“I know Koufax’ weakness. He can’t hit.”

― Whitey Ford

“He is ready, if the occasion presents itself, to throw the whole English population in the St. Lawrence.”

― Wilfrid Laurier

“The American male doesn’t mature until he has exhausted all other possibilities.”

― Wilfrid Sheed

“Vernon Fenwick. He’s a cameraman at Channel 6 – he’s April O’Neil’s cameraman – and Vernon is a character who is from the ‘Turtle’ mythology.”

― Will Arnett

“Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law.”

― Will Durant

“When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur.”

― Will Rogers

“The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.”

― Will Rogers

“It’s not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.”

― Will Rogers

“A man may not always be what he appears to be, but what he appears to be is always a significant part of what he is.”

― Willard Gaylin

“The will of God is eternal because He does not begin to will what He did not will before, nor cease to will what He willed before.”

― William Ames

“As a man is, so he sees. As the eye is formed, such are its powers.”

― William Blake

“If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.”

― William Blake

“He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.”

― William Blake

“Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.”

― William Blake

“Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.”

― William Cowper

“Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.”

― William Cowper

“He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.”

― William Dean Howells

“He who dares not reason, is a slave.”

― William Drummond

“While Pop lived his life in comfort, he was always generous to the less fortunate.”

― William E. Simon

“It is not a sign of arrogance for the king to rule. That is what he is there for.”

― William F. Buckley, Jr.

“He isn’t a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities.”

― William Feather

“He combines the manners of a Marquis with the morals of a Methodist.”

― William Gilbert

“The diligent scholar is he that loves himself, and desires to have reason to applaud and love himself.”

― William Godwin

“In infamy, it is wisely provided that he who stands highest in the ranks of society has the heaviest load to sustain.”

― William Godwin

“The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he’s written it.”

― William Golding

“He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.”

― William Golding

“He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.”

― William Hazlitt

“It appears from Mr. Smith’s account that there is no scarcity of buffalo as he penetrated the country.”

― William Henry Ashley

“What time he can spare from the adornment of his person he devotes to the neglect of his duties.”

― William Hepworth Thompson

“I have never worked with anyone who I hold in higher esteem than Chris Menges. He’s an absolute, bona fide, authentic artist.”

― William Hurt

“Everyone in the ’80s was reading Tolkien; he invented this whole medieval fantasy genre.”

― William Kircher

“Whether McCain actively sought Palin in 2008 or passively yielded to aides’ pressure, he set a new standard for GOP candidates who rely on lots of sizzle and little substance.”

― William M. Daley

“No one knows the Senate better than Joe Biden; he lived there for 35 years.”

― William M. Daley

“I was Al Gore’s campaign chairman in 2000, when he won a half-million more votes than George W. Bush but lost the presidency.”

― William M. Daley

“The chief of staff has to reflect and sometimes complement the strengths of the president he serves.”

― William M. Daley

“He was a great thundering paradox of a man.”

― William Manchester

“Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel.”

― William Penn

“He knows the tax code as thoroughly as the pope knows the Lord’s Prayer.”

― William Proxmire

“The myths connected with individual sanctuaries and ceremonies were merely part of the apparatus of the worship; they served to excite the fancy and sustain the interest of the worshipper… no one cared what he believed about its origin.”

― William Robertson Smith

“As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.”

― William Shakespeare

“’Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.”

― William Shakespeare

“He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.”

― William Shakespeare

“He that loves to be flattered is worthy o’ the flatterer.”

― William Shakespeare

“Having nothing, nothing can he lose.”

― William Shakespeare

“What, man, defy the devil. Consider, he’s an enemy to mankind.”

― William Shakespeare

“A stage actor has to be 10% aware of the audience as he’s performing.”

― William Shatner

“A man has generally the good or ill qualities, which he attributes to mankind.”

― William Shenstone

“He traveled in order to come home.”

― William Trevor

“We’ve been called, and He has blessed.”

― Willie Aames

“A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.”

― Wilson Mizner

“A fellow who is always declaring he’s no fool usually has his suspicions.”

― Wilson Mizner

“I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.”

― Wilson Mizner

“He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.”

― Winston Churchill

“Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.”

― Winston Churchill

“Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.”

― Winston Churchill

“I like a man who grins when he fights.”

― Winston Churchill

“Elton John is an absolute lad. He’s a hero.”

― Winston Marshall

“When I was six and already able to read and write Polish, my uncle the curate taught me Latin. Since he had no suitable textbook, he simply used the breviary.”

― Wladyslaw Reymont

“Ronaldo is an absolutely terrific player. He works very hard for his team; he has the quality.”

― Wojciech Szczesny

“The writer is the visionary of his people… He anticipates, he warns.”

― Wole Soyinka

“He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian.”

― Woody Allen

“I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle!”

― Woody Allen

“A man is always better than he thinks.”

― Woody Hayes

“We looked up to our father. He still is much greater than us.”

― Wynton Marsalis

“Orson Welles was lazy. He was a late bloomer.”

― Xavier Dolan

“He who eats with most pleasure is he who least requires sauce.”

― Xenophon

“In 1905 Albert discovered Relativity, in 1906 he invented Rock and Roll.”

― Yahoo Serious

“When I came to know that I have to do a dance sequence with him, I was nervous. After all, he is Hrithik Roshan.”

― Yami Gautam

“He who is conceived in a cage yearns for the cage.”

― Yevgeny Yevtushenko

“Mustard did my first mixtape, and after that, he started DJing.”

― YG

“Nobody can replace Mika Singh; he is an amazing artiste and a legend.”

― Yo Yo Honey Singh

“He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.”

― Yogi Berra

“God is love. He loves everybody. He loves you.”

― Yolanda Adams

“Sam Jackson is like the Jeezy of Hollywood: He’s for his people.”

― Young Jeezy

“I always paid attention to Lil Wayne – close attention. He’s my idol. He’s still my idol.”

― Young Thug

“Steve Jobs changed my life. He also changed the life of every designer.”

― Yves Behar

“An actor is working steady if he’s active four to six months a year.”

― Zach Galligan

“Michael Jordan was that guy – he was Michael Jordan. So whatever he did, we followed.”

― Zach LaVine

“Kobe Bryant has always been my favorite player, and he was drafted No. 13, too, in 1996.”

― Zach LaVine

“My father was a socialist, so he would have thought that I shouldn’t be a dame.”

― Zaha Hadid

“There’s only one Sabbath guitarist and he is the architect for everything, Tony Iommi.”

― Zakk Wylde

“I love James Cameron. I love what he does.”

― Zal Batmanglij

“Saddam Hussein was an odious dictator, but he was also a very effective opponent of Iran. He was also a very effective opponent of al-Qaida.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“He was a man, he always performed his promises.”

― Zebulon Pike

“He climbs highest who helps another up.”

― Zig Ziglar

“Jose Mourinho is a big star… he’s cool.”

― Zlatan Ibrahimovic

“I miss my horse. He’s in Los Angeles.”

― Zosia Mamet

“Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles.”

― Zsa Zsa Gabor

“A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.”

― Zsa Zsa Gabor

“We were both in love with him. I fell out of love with him, but he didn’t.”

― Zsa Zsa Gabor

“As a teenager, I preferred the company of boys to girls, focusing always on the most indifferent male and flirting with him until he became my slave.”

― Zsa Zsa Gabor

“I’ve known Pinchas Zukerman since he was a teenager.”

― Zubin Mehta
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