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A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.

Tags: Morning, Work  ✍ Author: Sholom Aleichem

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.

Tags: Name, Wind  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Of all the toys available, none is better designed than the owner himself. A large multipurpose plaything, its parts can be made to move in almost any direction. It comes completely assembled, and it makes a sound when you jump on it.

Tags: Himself, Makes  ✍ Author: Stephen Baker

Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.

Tags: Desire, Line  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

It's better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction.

Tags: Behavior, Whose  ✍ Author: Warren Buffett

I wrote five issues of that and got the sack. Actually, they paid me for eight, but they changed their minds about the direction and threw three issues out the window.

Tags: Minds, Three  ✍ Author: Eddie Campbell

I get a kick out of watching a team defense me. A player moves two steps in one direction and I hit it two steps the other way. It goes right by his glove and I laugh.

Tags: Laugh, Team  ✍ Author: Rod Carew

In the period from 1824 to 1833, the tendency was steadily in the former direction, but it was only in the latter part of it that it was made really efficient.

Tags: Former, Period  ✍ Author: Henry Charles Carey

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.

Tags: Flowers, Wind  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

If you cry 'forward', you must without fail make plain in what direction to go.

Tags: Cry, Forward  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

One of the things that's driving films in a particular direction is that the after market value of them is dropping really fast and in many segments of it, not just DVDs. Pay television is dropping.

Tags: After, Value  ✍ Author: Anton du Beke

Basically, when I hear the words 'family drama,' I run in the opposite direction.

Tags: Family, Words  ✍ Author: Willem Dafoe

Ideas which have been developed simultaneously or in immediate succession in the same mind mutually reproduce each other, and do this with greater ease in the direction of the original succession and with a certainty proportional to the frequency with which they were together.

Tags: Mind, Together  ✍ Author: Hermann Ebbinghaus

There is no great sport in having bullets flying about one in every direction, but I find they have less horror when among them than when in anticipation.

Tags: Great, Less  ✍ Author: Umberto Eco

It was all recorded and mixed and there's more continuity in it more direction.

Tags: Continuity, Mixed  ✍ Author: Dave Edmunds

The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.

Tags: Effect, Wind  ✍ Author: Giovanni Falcone

If there's one thing I can't stand, it's somebody doing something because I pushed them in that direction.

Tags: Somebody, Stand  ✍ Author: Leslie Fiedler

If you need to take a step back from day-to-day operations and plot out the long-term direction of your user experience strategy, consultants can give you a perspective you can't get on your own.

Tags: Experience, Give  ✍ Author: Brad Garrett

My eccentricity became direction.

 ✍ Author: Jean Paul Gaultier

I have trouble with direction, because I have trouble with authority. I was not a good Marine.

Tags: Good, Trouble  ✍ Author: Gene Hackman

There's nothing worse than having everybody thinking alike, talking alike and having the same direction in mind. It gets stale that way.

Tags: Mind, Thinking  ✍ Author: Alex Van Halen

I was trying to take the band in a direction that I thought was appropriate, and Roth was trying to take the band in more of a Las Vegas direction. And there he is.

Tags: Thought, Trying  ✍ Author: Eddie Van Halen

I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much.

Tags: Character, Interested  ✍ Author: Lasse Hallstrom

In group lesson number six I think we learned how to turn backwards and then just kind of wiggle. That wasn't really skating backward, but I guess I was going in the right direction.

Tags: Group, Learned  ✍ Author: Dorothy Hamill

We are confident that the Supreme Court will soon see the direction that this country is headed and enshrine marriage as a constitutional right for all.

Tags: Country, Marriage  ✍ Author: Benjamin Todd Jealous
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The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.

Tags: Mind, Progress  ✍ Author: Joseph Joubert

If you want to see a black hole tonight, tonight just look in the direction of Sagittarius, the constellation. That's the center of the Milky Way Galaxy and there's a raging black hole at the very center of that constellation that holds the galaxy together.

Tags: Black, Together  ✍ Author: Michio Kaku

Auditioning and actually acting on a set are two different things. When you audition, you're in a room and you don't have anything to play with and you don't have anything physically in the room. Whereas on set, you have direction, you have costumes, and you have other actors to work with. It's a completely different thing.

Tags: Acting, Work  ✍ Author: Adelaide Kane

India has the purity, the innocence. India knows what it wants. There is a direction. It has so much to offer.

Tags: Knows, Wants  ✍ Author: Anil Kapoor

Stylized acting and direction is to realistic acting and direction as poetry is to prose.

Tags: Acting, Poetry  ✍ Author: Elia Kazan

I think eating in itself is the act of great sensuality, so all you have to do is point the camera in the right direction.

Tags: Great, Point  ✍ Author: Padma Lakshmi

Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.

Tags: Lose, Men  ✍ Author: Walter Savage Landor

We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction.

Tags: Advancing, Another  ✍ Author: Douglas MacArthur

I was headed in the wrong direction. I didn't think I'd make it to 21. My Uncle Chuck saved my life. He was a graphic designer, and he gave me my first sketchbook. In the front, he wrote, 'Wear it like your underwear.'

Tags: Life, Wrong  ✍ Author: Norm MacDonald

As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture, industry and education as our final goals, and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak.

Tags: Democracy, Education  ✍ Author: Naguib Mahfouz

One Direction is the main thing I'm doing and I'm 100 per cent dedicated to the group.

Tags: Dedicated, Group  ✍ Author: Zayn Malik

When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently.

Tags: Either, Men  ✍ Author: Henry Miller

My music is like a spinning ball. It can turn in one direction, and then it comes back to origins.

Tags: Music, Turn  ✍ Author: Youssou N\'Dour

Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going.

Tags: Horses, Ride  ✍ Author: John Naisbitt

I have yet to find a man worth his salt in any direction who did not think of himself first and foremost.

Tags: Himself, Worth  ✍ Author: George Jean Nathan

In the second and third debates the jacket has a generally padded shape across a large part of the entire back which tapers inward toward the spine in a downward direction.

Tags: Large, Second  ✍ Author: Robert Nelson

The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts.

Tags: Mind, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Earl Nightingale

Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents.

Tags: Nation, Times  ✍ Author: Richard M. Nixon

It is the direction and not the magnitude which is to be taken into consideration.

Tags: Magnitude, Taken  ✍ Author: Thomas Paine

Thus, in general, in the first instance, the direction of interest in empirical fact will be canalised by the logical structure of the theoretical system.

Tags: Fact, System  ✍ Author: Talcott Parsons

The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.

Tags: Opposite, Reaction  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.

Tags: Change, Whether  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

At his direction, I have taken command as the temporary Head of the Republic.

Tags: Head, Taken  ✍ Author: Ziaur Rahman

You are slowly developing some multinationals of your own. We certainly hope that some of them will look in this direction when they look for opportunities because the progress of Southeast Asia is important to China, just as China's progress is important to us.

Tags: Hope, Progress  ✍ Author: Ramakrishna

For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I'm different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy.

Tags: Him, Nature  ✍ Author: Maurice Ravel

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Tags: Cannot, Change  ✍ Author: Jim Rohn

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.

Tags: Brainy, Wind  ✍ Author: Jim Rohn

I lived in Dallas, and it's a big city, but you can jump on any freeway and drive in any direction for about 30 minutes and you are in the country - open space, wide open, very open, nothin' around.

Tags: Big, Country  ✍ Author: Stark Sands

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.

Tags: Shoes, Yourself  ✍ Author: Dr. Seuss

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Tags: Dreams, Life  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau

Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.

Tags: Change, Control  ✍ Author: Lily Tomlin

The direction and constancy of the will is what really matters, and intellect and feeling are only important insofar as they contribute to that.

Tags: Feeling, Matters  ✍ Author: Evelyn Underhill

There is an idea, the basis of an internal structure, expanded and split into different shapes or groups of sound constantly changing in shape, direction, and speed, attracted and repulsed by various forces.

Tags: Idea, Sound  ✍ Author: Edgard Varese

The artist who gave me the most inspiration and direction, especially as a singer - and I absolutely consider myself a singer, 100 percent - is Nina Simone. She's my ultimate pianist-singer-type person.

Tags: Artist, She  ✍ Author: Rufus Wainwright

While I'm optimistic about the direction the world is headed, generally, I think there is a need for constant vigilance and pressure on repressive governments.

Tags: Pressure, While  ✍ Author: Jimmy Wales

I made the right decisions, I set everything on the right course, the reforms are going in the right direction.

Tags: Decisions, Reforms  ✍ Author: Lech Walesa

Things went in a direction that I didn't want to go. I started doing bit parts and things that are pretty much laid out for people in my position. The parts were pretty generic.

Tags: Pretty, Started  ✍ Author: Tina Yothers

You just have to have the guidance to lead you in the direction until you can do it yourself.

Tags: Until, Yourself  ✍ Author: Tina Yothers

Then I went through a whole bunch of crap with my lousy movies and pop records. I had people behind me kind of steering me in that direction, but it wasn't really my bag.

Tags: Movies, Whole  ✍ Author: Pia Zadora

According to well-known electrodynamic laws, an electron moving in a magnetic field is acted upon by a force which runs perpendicular to the direction of motion of the electron and to the direction of the magnetic field, and whose magnitude is easily determined.

Tags: Force, Moving  ✍ Author: Pieter Zeeman

Now all oscillatory movements of such an electron can be conceived of as being split up into force, and two circular oscillations perpendicular to this direction rotating in opposite directions.

Tags: Force, Opposite  ✍ Author: Pieter Zeeman

We studied the light source in the direction of the magnetic force, we perforated the poles of the magnet; but even in the direction of the magnetic lines of force we found that our result was confirmed.

Tags: Found, Light  ✍ Author: Pieter Zeeman

The key is growth margins went in the right direction, unit volume increased quarter on quarter, and expenses came down. We threw off over $300 million in cash. All of those were in the right direction. So I think we're on our way.

Tags: Growth, Off  ✍ Author: Gil Amelio

The ordinary ministry is that which receives all of its direction from the will of God revealed in the Scriptures and from those means which God has appointed in the church for its continual edification.

Tags: God, Means  ✍ Author: Jonathan Ames

And you know, I'm so used to going 100 miles an hour in every direction and sleeping you know, two, three hours a night, and that's the way I live.

Tags: Night, Used  ✍ Author: Criss Angel

In all the poems I've written I've not really engaged in politics, and when I've found myself moving in that direction I've always stopped myself.

Tags: Moving, Politics  ✍ Author: Simon Armitage

I was now successful in proving that a direction of movement is localized in the cerebellum.

Tags: Movement, Successful  ✍ Author: Robert Barany

The only direction Obama has the economy moving is backward.

Tags: Economy, Moving  ✍ Author: Bob Beauprez

If a comparative-literature major had existed at Harvard College for undergraduates I would have surely gone in that direction.

Tags: College, Gone  ✍ Author: Louis Begley

It's not about the pace, it's about the direction we've set. The pace is of course a function of many factors, including the magnitude of the supply shock. But what's probably more important is the probability of the supply shock translating into sustainable embedded inflation.

Tags: Function, Shock  ✍ Author: Marek Belka

PLease, do not visualize that we exist above you such as in heaven. The concepts above and below are products of your mind. The soul does not swing upwards. It exists in the center and orients itself in every direction.

Tags: Mind, Soul  ✍ Author: Hans Bender

Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.

Tags: Often, Success  ✍ Author: Corbin Bernsen

We must travel in the direction of our fear.

Tags: Fear, Travel  ✍ Author: John Berryman

I have a huge crush on Josh Hutcherson and all the guys in One Direction!

Tags: Crush, Guys  ✍ Author: Rebecca Black

My best stories come from well-placed sources who point me in the right direction.

Tags: Best, Point  ✍ Author: Wolf Blitzer

But I would say if the Security Council is only relevant if it agrees with the United States, then we have come a long way in a direction that I do not like very much.

Tags: Security, United  ✍ Author: Hans Blix

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.

Tags: Along, Wrong  ✍ Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I took an oath to protect the people of Arizona, and that's what I'm going to do. I'm going to keep pushing in that direction.

Tags: Keep, Took  ✍ Author: Jan Brewer

Do I have a long-term plan? Kind of. I have a general direction, I think. But it's funny what comes down the pike.

Tags: Funny, Plan  ✍ Author: Jeff Bridges

One Direction are super cool.

Tags: Cool, Super  ✍ Author: Dionne Bromfield

One Direction? The young girls will grow up and forget about 'em.

Tags: Forget, Young  ✍ Author: Jake Bugg

People we've encountered at pivotal moments who profoundly influence our direction are not necessarily the people whose names everybody knows. More often, they are the people who say or do just the right thing, at the right time.

Tags: Often, Time  ✍ Author: Eric Burdon

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.

Tags: Brain, Ordinary  ✍ Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs

There are things I take sides about, like capital punishment, which it seems to me there is only one side about: it is evil. But there are two or three sides to sexual harassment, and the moment you get into particular cases, there is injustice in every conceivable direction. It's a mess.

Tags: Evil, Moment  ✍ Author: A. S. Byatt

I hope that there are no persons that would want to think ill of me in any direction or any behavior.

Tags: Behavior, Hope  ✍ Author: Diahann Carroll

A good bassist determines the direction of any band.

Tags: Band, Good  ✍ Author: Ron Carter

In the larger companies, you have this tendency to get top-down direction.

Tags: Larger, Tendency  ✍ Author: Vinton Cerf

First of all, I don't think that America is truly prepared for a biological or a chemical attack. However, we are moving in the right direction.

Tags: America, Moving  ✍ Author: Saxby Chambliss

People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader - occasionally in the right direction.

Tags: Follow, Leader  ✍ Author: Leslie Charteris

There's something very dreamlike about film, and I will always be very fascinated by that, and I'm always tempted to go in that direction.

Tags: Fascinated, Film  ✍ Author: David Chase

National Missile Defense is of a nature to retrigger a proliferation of weapons, notably nuclear missiles. Everything that goes in the direction of proliferation is a bad direction.

Tags: Bad, Nature  ✍ Author: Jacques Chirac

Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people, a problem-solving people. And when given a direction and given a plan, they'll sign on.

Tags: Plan, Sign  ✍ Author: Henry Cisneros

When providing people with the direction and expected behaviors, you need to be alert to the fact that they will hold you accountable. People want to know if you are walking the talk. They will be watching your every move and you need to be one in the same... every minute of every day.

Tags: Fact, Talk  ✍ Author: Barber Conable

Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion.

Tags: Government, Opinion  ✍ Author: James F. Cooper

The earth also is spherical, since it presses upon its center from every direction.

Tags: Earth, Since  ✍ Author: Nicolaus Copernicus