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I fully expected that, by the end of the century, we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.

Tags: Actually, End  ✍ Author: Neil Armstrong

Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

Tags: Living, War  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

Tags: Living, War  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

I think there's every reason this 21st century will be much happier.

Tags: Happier, Reason  ✍ Author: Dalai Lama

The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.

Tags: Passion, Real  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

I think the first decade of this century is going to be remembered as a time of extremism.

Tags: Remembered, Time  ✍ Author: Lawrence Eagleburger

Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the twentieth century.

Tags: Caffeine, Explains  ✍ Author: Greg Egan

Well, I certainly wouldn't want to live in the 18th century myself, or the 19th either, for that matter.

Tags: Either, Matter  ✍ Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

I think every period - except for the 14th century, or something - has some merits.

Tags: Except, Period  ✍ Author: Julian Fellowes

Manhattan... capital of the 20th century, a city that has fascinated me for more than three decades.

Tags: City, Three  ✍ Author: Jurgen Habermas

There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man, let us have the great thing.

Tags: Great, Liberty  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

I firmly believe that the mission of religion in the 21st century must be to contribute concretely to the peaceful coexistence of humankind.

Tags: Peaceful, Religion  ✍ Author: Daisaku Ikeda

Without a song, each day would be a century.

Tags: Song  ✍ Author: Mahalia Jackson

There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s, and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant.

Tags: Pleasant, Weren  ✍ Author: Immanuel Kant

The horror of the Twentieth Century was the size of each new event, and the paucity of its reverberation.

Tags: Event, Horror  ✍ Author: Norman Mailer

Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.

Tags: Life, Time  ✍ Author: Margaret Mead

I am a woman of the 21st Century who is self-assured and speaks my mind.

Tags: Mind, Woman  ✍ Author: Ednita Nazario

It's the 21st century. It's healthier for us, better for the environment and certainly kinder to be a vegetarian.

Tags: Kinder, Vegetarian  ✍ Author: Ingrid Newkirk

I suspect there are people in all walks of life who need to be dragged into the 21st century in terms of attitudes towards women.

Tags: Life, Women  ✍ Author: Frances O\'Grady

Michael Winterbottom is one of the great directors of this century.

Tags: Directors, Great  ✍ Author: Denis O\'Hare

Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.

Tags: Greatest, May  ✍ Author: J. Robert Oppenheimer

In this century, the 21st century, the U.S. recognizes our prosperity and our security depends even more on the Asia-Pacific region.

Tags: Prosperity, Security  ✍ Author: Leon Panetta
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Who owns the NY Post? 20th Century Fox. Talk about vertical integration.

Tags: Fox, Talk  ✍ Author: Joe Pantoliano

The Renaissance of the fifteenth century was, in many things, great rather by what it designed then by what it achieved.

Tags: Great, Rather  ✍ Author: Walter Pater

No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece.

Tags: Complete, Religion  ✍ Author: Walter Pater

China has lunged into the 21st century, while India is still lurching toward it.

Tags: Toward, While  ✍ Author: Steven Rattner

Solidarity was the best thing which happened in the 20th century.

Tags: Best, Happened  ✍ Author: Raphael Saadiq

Since the 18th century, many Western intellectuals have predicted religion's imminent demise.

Tags: Religion, Since  ✍ Author: Jonathan Sacks

But the eighteenth century, on the whole, loathed melancholy.

Tags: Melancholy, Whole  ✍ Author: George Saintsbury

I'm really convinced that our descendants a century or two from now will look back at us with the same pity that we have toward the people in the field of science two centuries ago.

Tags: Science, Toward  ✍ Author: John Templeton

I am convinced that the modular structure of the Mir will be the main trend in manned orbital stations development in the next century.

Tags: Next, Structure  ✍ Author: Valentina Tereshkova

Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.

Tags: Equal, Thousand  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau

All in all, I would not have missed this century for the world.

Tags: Missed  ✍ Author: Gore Vidal

We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live.

Tags: Wish, Young  ✍ Author: Abdoulaye Wade

The 19th century was the age of Individualism; the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism.

Tags: Age, Socialism  ✍ Author: Francis Parker Yockey

The great wars of the 20th Century made it into the worst Century ever.

Tags: Great, Worst  ✍ Author: Stephen Ambrose

Totalitarianism is feudalism in the twelfth century sense of the word.

Tags: Sense, Word  ✍ Author: Barbara Amiel

I find that in the 21st century, there's not a lot of compassion for what other people are going through or the walk that they have to walk.

Tags: Compassion, Walk  ✍ Author: Tori Amos

The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece. And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.

Tags: Public, Talk  ✍ Author: David Antin

I am a person of the 18th century.

 ✍ Author: Cecilia Bartoli

Stanley Kubrick is one of the geniuses of this century.

Tags: Geniuses, Kubrick  ✍ Author: Roberto Benigni

The major task of the twentieth century will be to explore the unconscious, to investigate the subsoil of the mind.

Tags: Mind, Task  ✍ Author: Henri Bergson

Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.

Tags: Middle, Paper  ✍ Author: Theodore Bikel

At the turn of the century theatre does not have to be prescriptive.

Tags: Theatre, Turn  ✍ Author: Edward Bond

Two thirds of a century ago, we were given a national policy. It was made to fit the conditions of the day.

Tags: National, Policy  ✍ Author: John Bracken

Because the series is situated in the next century, and for the most part under water, there are many innovative technical gadgets. It's a kind of StarTrek. When I first came there, I was really impressed myself.

Tags: Next, Water  ✍ Author: Jonathan Brandis

And the annual meetings of the League's Assembly are in effect official peace congresses binding on the participating states to an extent that most statesmen a quarter of a century ago would have regarded as utopian.

Tags: Effect, Peace  ✍ Author: Hjalmar Branting

Any team can have a bad century.

Tags: Bad, Team  ✍ Author: Jack Brickhouse

Writing tonal music now, you are not writing into the 19th Century.

Tags: Music, Writing  ✍ Author: Gavin Bryars

It was not till toward the end of the thirteenth century that the prose romances began to appear.

Tags: End, Toward  ✍ Author: Thomas Bulfinch

The family farm is the foundation for who we are as a Commonwealth. And for over a century, the family farm in Kentucky has centered around one crop: tobacco.

Tags: Family, Foundation  ✍ Author: Jim Bunning

Jazz is a very accurate, curiously accurate accompaniment to 20th century America.

Tags: America, Jazz  ✍ Author: Ken Burns

This young century will be liberty's century.

Tags: Liberty, Young  ✍ Author: George W. Bush

I think one of the important things that's happened in the course of the century is that life expectancy has doubled.

Tags: Happened, Life  ✍ Author: Victor Cherbuliez

Let me state what the official IPCC prediction is: Sea levels could go up as much as three-quarters of a meter in this century, but there is a reasonable probability it could be much higher than that.

Tags: Sea, State  ✍ Author: Steven Chu

The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium.

Tags: Beginning, Real  ✍ Author: Arthur C. Clarke

We can't return to the 19th century, draw up our drawbridges and say, we don't have anything to do with each other, Germany will not work with the Netherlands, the UK will not work with France. That's ludicrous. We are condemned to work with each other.

Tags: Return, Work  ✍ Author: Nick Clegg

Towards the end of the eighteenth century the industrial-financial revolution began.

Tags: End, Revolution  ✍ Author: Ralph Adams Cram

There's so much in the 21st century that is stymied by bureaucracy and mediocrity and committee.

Tags: Committee, Mediocrity  ✍ Author: Benedict Cumberbatch

The century of airplanes has a right to its own music.

Tags: Music  ✍ Author: Claude Debussy

Green-tech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century.

Tags: Economic, Largest  ✍ Author: John Doerr

It is a violation which has obsessed the tyrants of the twentieth century. They do not want simply to kill their opponents, but to liquidate them, to deny that they have ever existed.

Tags: Deny, Simply  ✍ Author: Helen Dunmore

I was fortunate in the last century to be in the two biggest hits film-wise, 'Godfather I' and 'Godfather II,' and 'Lonesome Dove.'

Tags: Biggest, Last  ✍ Author: Robert Duvall

The thriller is the most popular literary genre of the 20th century.

Tags: Literary, Popular  ✍ Author: Ken Follett

I believe very strongly that corporations could and should be a major force for resolving social and environmental concerns in the twenty-first century.

Tags: Force, Social  ✍ Author: William Clay Ford, Jr.

That's really the challenge of this century, to develop spokespeople.

Tags: Challenge, Develop  ✍ Author: Jim Fowler

The United States condoned dictatorships in Latin America for much of the 20th century.

Tags: America, United  ✍ Author: Carlos Fuentes

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.

Tags: Mankind, March  ✍ Author: Henry George

The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed.

Tags: End, Human  ✍ Author: Jim Gerlach

A century of convulsive change leaves huge demographic gouge marks.

Tags: Change, Leaves  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century.

Tags: Avoid, Quarter  ✍ Author: John Glenn

The first thing I did was a print ad for Century Plaza. I was five.

Tags: Five, Print  ✍ Author: Mark-Paul Gosselaar

The 20th Century was the century of Aviation and the century of Globalization. The next century will be the century of Space.

Tags: Next, Space  ✍ Author: Catherine the Great

Reality in our century is not something to be faced.

Tags: Faced, Reality  ✍ Author: Graham Greene

The five warmest years over the last century occurred in the last eight years.

Tags: Five, Last  ✍ Author: James Hansen

Even in its third century, America is still the most meritocratic nation in the world.

Tags: America, Nation  ✍ Author: Taylor Hanson

The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.

Tags: Poetry, Prose  ✍ Author: David Hare

I think psychology and self-reflection is one of the major catastrophes of the twentieth century.

Tags: Major, Psychology  ✍ Author: Werner Herzog

I think Picasso was, without doubt, the greatest portraitist of the 20th century, if not any other century.

Tags: Doubt, Greatest  ✍ Author: David Hockney

This century is going to be a very dangerous century.

Tags: Dangerous  ✍ Author: Duncan Hunter

Conservatives and liberals alike have been waiting for this moment for a third of a century.

Tags: Moment, Waiting  ✍ Author: Michael Kinsley

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

Tags: Great, Said  ✍ Author: Dean Koontz

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has been in existence for most of this century.

Tags: Existence, Foundation  ✍ Author: C. Everett Koop

At the dawn of the 19th century, the country was awakening to its enormous scope and variety.

Tags: Country, Dawn  ✍ Author: David Lavender

Given the events of even the 19th century, Zionism was inevitable. Given the events of the 20th century, Israel was inevitable.

Tags: Events, Israel  ✍ Author: Mike Leigh

Now that copyrights can be just about a century long, the inability to know what is protected and what is not protected becomes a huge and obvious burden on the creative process.

Tags: Creative, Process  ✍ Author: Lawrence Lessig

The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century.

Tags: Class, Middle  ✍ Author: Sinclair Lewis

I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings.

Tags: Awareness, Design  ✍ Author: Daniel Libeskind

Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of the twentieth century.

Tags: Greatest, President  ✍ Author: Rush Limbaugh

Ragtime was a fanfare for the 20th century.

Tags: Fanfare, Ragtime  ✍ Author: Russell Lynes

Movies were very important. The art-form of the 20th century.

Tags: Movies  ✍ Author: Ray Manzarek

A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.

Tags: Poetry, Season  ✍ Author: Jose Marti

Because the New Testament provides the primary historical source for information on the resurrection, many critics during the 19th century attacked the reliability of these biblical documents.

Tags: Critics, Source  ✍ Author: Josh McDowell

I feel I grew up in a different century than I live in. I think most of them are changes for the good.

Tags: Changes, Good  ✍ Author: John McGahern

Boxing is changing and training methods are slowly being dragged into the 21st century.

Tags: Boxing, Training  ✍ Author: Barry McGuigan

If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch.

Tags: Age, Chair  ✍ Author: Marshall McLuhan

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.

Tags: Ads, Art  ✍ Author: Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.

Tags: Art, Greatest  ✍ Author: Marshall McLuhan

'Indian policy' has now been brought down upon the American people, and the American people are the new Indians of the 21st Century.

Tags: American, Policy  ✍ Author: Russell Means

It is the mission of the twentieth century to elucidate the irrational.

Tags: Irrational, Mission  ✍ Author: Maurice Merleau-Ponty

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