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I gave in, and admitted that God was God.

Tags: Faith, God  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

The Bible illustrated by Dore occupied many of my hours - and I think probably gave me many nightmares.

Tags: Bible, Hours  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Instead of creating new jobs, Republicans gave tax cuts to companies that send jobs overseas.

Tags: Jobs, Tax  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

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

Tags: Honor, Reward  ✍ Author: Calvin Coolidge

My uncle gave me a trumpet, but I loved the Louis Armstrong sound and the Harry James sound and I played by ear and I played always soulful or very direct from the gut.

Tags: Loved, Sound  ✍ Author: Dick Dale

I met Leo Fender, who is the guru of all amplifiers, and he gave me a Stratocaster. He became a second father to me.

Tags: Father, Second  ✍ Author: Dick Dale

What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost.

Tags: Left, Lost  ✍ Author: Kim Edwards

It was men who stopped slavery. It was men who ran up the stairs in the Twin Towers to rescue people. It was men who gave up their seats on the lifeboats of the Titanic. Men are made to take risks and live passionately on behalf of others.

Tags: Men, Others  ✍ Author: John Eldredge

Sandler's always good. Tom Hanks gave me some good advice.

Tags: Advice, Good  ✍ Author: Jimmy Fallon

I think God gave us senses of humor, and we should use them.

Tags: God, Humor  ✍ Author: Vera Farmiga

I always want to give more than I gave yesterday.

Tags: Give, Yesterday  ✍ Author: Allyson Felix

I gave up writing blurbs because you make one friend and 200 enemies.

Tags: Friend, Writing  ✍ Author: Leslie Fiedler

Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles.

Tags: Divorce, Generous  ✍ Author: Zsa Zsa Gabor

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.

Tags: Best, Nobody  ✍ Author: George Halas

My father was a motorsports journalist and a motorbike fan. He gave me my motocross bike.

Tags: Bike, Father  ✍ Author: Jacky Ickx

MAC gave me 55 lipsticks to test. These are the same lipsticks I got caught stealing by the police when I was 15. How ironic.

Tags: Police, Test  ✍ Author: Eddie Izzard

I hate to blow my own horn, but I gave a lot of people fits.

Tags: Blow, Hate  ✍ Author: Bo Jackson

I didn't get my degree at NYU; I got it later, they gave me an honourary one.

Tags: Graduation, Later  ✍ Author: Jim Jarmusch

If you could see the instructions that I gave Jerry to begin with, I'd be embarrassed.

Tags: Begin, Jerry  ✍ Author: Tim LaHaye

The Lord gave us two ends - one to sit on and the other to think with. Success depends on which one we use the most.

Tags: Lord, Success  ✍ Author: Ann Landers

On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them.

Tags: Loved, Night  ✍ Author: Lillie Langtry

They gave each other a smile with a future in it.

Tags: Future, Smile  ✍ Author: Ring Lardner

The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.

Tags: Answer, Show  ✍ Author: John Lennon

The puritan hated bear baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

Tags: Pain, Pleasure  ✍ Author: Rose Macaulay

The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

Tags: Pain, Pleasure  ✍ Author: Thomas Macaulay
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When modern writers gave up telling stories, they gave up the greatest thing we had.

Tags: Greatest, Stories  ✍ Author: Howard Nemerov

I gave 'em a sword. And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish. And I guess if I had been in their position, I'd have done the same thing.

Tags: Done, Position  ✍ Author: Richard M. Nixon

I gave my life to the Lord at 12. I was baptized at 12.

Tags: Life, Lord  ✍ Author: Chuck Norris

I've run into some S.O.B. directors, but I gave them back as good as I got.

Tags: Good, Run  ✍ Author: Carroll O\'Connor

I would be nothing if it wasn't for the town where I grew up and the people who gave me my inspiration.

Tags: Town  ✍ Author: Chris O\'Dowd

Henry Fonda gave me a spanking during a scene in Spencer's Mountain.

Tags: Mountain, Scene  ✍ Author: Maureen O\'Hara

I have a car in Nebraska. When I bought it, they gave me a satellite radio, and there's an 'indie-rock' station. It's just nothing I'm interested in.

Tags: Car, Interested  ✍ Author: Conor Oberst

They gave me a second opportunity and 45 years later I'm still here.

Tags: Here, Second  ✍ Author: Tony Oliva

'Requiem' has been controversial because people don't feel I gave it closure.

Tags: Closure, Requiem  ✍ Author: Jamie Oliver

You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gave of herself. But they are not saints.

Tags: Herself, Princess  ✍ Author: Edward James Olmos

The man at Kodak told me the shots were very good and if I kept it up, they would give me an exhibition. Later, Kodak gave me my first exhibition.

Tags: Give, Good  ✍ Author: Gordon Parks

I gave everything in my career so I have no regrets at all.

Tags: Career, Regrets  ✍ Author: Michel Patini

In 1986, we gave it our best shot but we didn't get the run of the ball.

Tags: Best, Run  ✍ Author: Michel Patini

In our school you were searched for guns and knifes on the way in and if you didn't have any, they gave you some.

Tags: Guns, School  ✍ Author: Emo Philips

We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government.

Tags: Government, Life  ✍ Author: Colin Powell

Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club I'd rather not belong to.

Tags: Cancer, Rather  ✍ Author: Gilda Radner

From 'Embracing the Wide Sky', I went to the States, to Canada and to different parts of Europe as well. I gave interviews in several languages.

Tags: Europe, Sky  ✍ Author: Daniel Tammet

When I cleaned up some 17 odd years ago, I felt terrible for about six months. The only thing that gave me any real relief was strenuous physical activity.

Tags: Felt, Real  ✍ Author: James Taylor

I gave my all.

 ✍ Author: Bryn Terfel

That's what people respect, the fact that I wasn't a chump that laid on his back and gave up.

Tags: Fact, Respect  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

I have this red cardigan that my friend Coco gave me that has holes for thumbs. It's my cozy sweater. I wear it a lot.

Tags: Friend, Red  ✍ Author: Sharon Van Etten

When the Constitution gave us the right to bear arms, it also made us responsible for using them properly. It's not fair of us as citizens to lean more heavily on one side of that equation than on the other.

Tags: Fair, Side  ✍ Author: Jesse Ventura

I practised as an architect for 10 years. I qualified in 1973 with a fellowship diploma of architecture. World Series Cricket gave me the freedom to go out and pursue architecture.

Tags: Cricket, Freedom  ✍ Author: Max Walker

We must never forget or diminish the sacrifices of those who gave everything for this nation.

Tags: Forget, Nation  ✍ Author: Jim Walsh

The defeat of the Americans in Canada and the advantages gained by the British arms in the Jerseys, and indeed for some months in every other quarter, gave to the royal cause an air of triumph.

Tags: Cause, Defeat  ✍ Author: Mercy Otis Warren

Certainly Yahoo! wouldn't exist without the sort of environment that Stanford gave us to allow us to create it.

Tags: Create, Exist  ✍ Author: Jerry Yang

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.

Tags: Read, Reading  ✍ Author: Henny Youngman

After Zorro, people spoke Spanish to me for ages. I'm Welsh but that movie instantly gave me a new ethnicity.

Tags: After, Movie  ✍ Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones

Whereas my producer literally worked on this thing for 10 years and because I gave that presenter credit to David Lynch, she to this day never gets credit. It really kills me.

Tags: She, Worked  ✍ Author: Terry Zwigoff

I could have stopped it after they paid me the $50,000. I wouldn't even have had to go on to do more than I already had: just the double agents' names that I gave.

Tags: After, Paid  ✍ Author: Aldrich Ames

They gave us the freedom just to play and have fun.

Tags: Freedom, Fun  ✍ Author: Anthony Anderson

I mostly gave away what I had from the James Bond movie.

Tags: Away, Movie  ✍ Author: Ursula Andress

They, astounded at the flash of the armor, and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles, half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way.

Tags: Charge, Half  ✍ Author: Rosanna Arquette

You take the healthiest diet in the world, if you gave those people vitamins, they would be twice as healthy. So vitamins are valuable.

Tags: Diet, Healthy  ✍ Author: Robert Atkins

He wasn't Bugs without the gags we gave him.

Tags: Bugs, Him  ✍ Author: Tex Avery

For us, as actors, and even for the director, it gave us a sense of authenticity to what we were doing because we were talking about Hollywood and we were in Hollywood.

Tags: Sense, Talking  ✍ Author: Berenice Bejo

When I was young, they just gave me the lead. And when I got old, they wouldn't see me at all.

Tags: Old, Young  ✍ Author: Polly Bergen

I am no longer a criminal. I gave up that practice years ago.

Tags: Longer, Practice  ✍ Author: Ronald Biggs

I think that when Evel Knievel crashed over the fountain at Caesar's, it kind of gave you a credibility and then anticipation for everything he did.

Tags: Caesar, Fountain  ✍ Author: David Blaine

They told me I gave the best milk mustache of anybody.

Tags: Anybody, Best  ✍ Author: Drew Bledsoe

My responsibility to God is to live. That's the gift he gave me.

Tags: Gift, God  ✍ Author: Mary J. Blige

My responsibility to God is to live. That's the gift he gave me. What I do with it is up to me.

Tags: Gift, God  ✍ Author: Mary J. Blige

In talking to you I feel very much more at ease than my colleagues who gave the speeches during the banquet.

Tags: Colleagues, Talking  ✍ Author: Felix Bloch

I think becoming a scientist is the product of parents who gave me enormous opportunities to master nature.

Tags: Nature, Parents  ✍ Author: Robert Bloch

On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings.

Tags: Farewell, Freedom  ✍ Author: Nellie Bly

Some years ago I gave a concert in the mountains with snow all around, and that was much colder.

Tags: Mountains, Snow  ✍ Author: Andrea Bocelli

Hill Street Blues gave me an opportunity to work with an ensemble cast of people whose work I admired.

Tags: Blues, Work  ✍ Author: Steven Bochco

Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that would make the most impact on the population, infrastructure, and governments of these areas.

Tags: Develop, Living  ✍ Author: Jo Bonner

My darling father gave me some decent getaway sticks - my legs are OK.

Tags: Decent, Father  ✍ Author: Julie Bowen

A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for, and beauty of, accurate measurement.

Tags: Analysis, Beauty  ✍ Author: Paul D. Boyer

I never gave away anything without wishing I had kept it; nor kept it without wishing I had given it away.

Tags: Away, Nor  ✍ Author: Louise Brooks

I think God gave every one of us a cell phone, we just dropped it.

Tags: God, Phone  ✍ Author: Sylvia Browne

If I gave a damn what other people think of me, I would be more like other people.

 ✍ Author: Dave Brubeck

The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell. He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor.

Tags: Actor, Director  ✍ Author: Steve Buscemi

I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain.

Tags: God, Land  ✍ Author: Jacques Cartier

People look up to Jacques Mesrine as if he were a Robin Hood, stealing from the rich, but he never gave anything back to anybody.

Tags: Anybody, Rich  ✍ Author: Vincent Cassel

For I, hearing my Lord's estate amongst many more estates was to be sold, and that the wives of the owners should have an allowance therefrom, it gave me hopes I should receive a benefit thereby.

Tags: Hopes, Lord  ✍ Author: Edith Cavell

I lived in Vancouver, where they film so many things. So it gave me a good shot at it.

Tags: Film, Good  ✍ Author: Sarah Chalke

She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.

Tags: She, Smile  ✍ Author: Raymond Chandler

One of my most sentimental items is my grandmother's engagement ring that my mom gave me a few years ago. It's a Victorian-style setting that's closed in the back, so it doesn't sparkle the way diamonds do now. I wear it as a pendant.

Tags: Few, Mom  ✍ Author: Georgina Chapman

I want to be remembered as a ballplayer who gave all I had to give.

Tags: Give, Remembered  ✍ Author: Roberto Clemente

There were no international terrorists in Iraq until we went in. It was we who gave the perfect conditions in which Al Qaeda could thrive.

Tags: Perfect, Until  ✍ Author: Robin Cook

The judge gave Michael permission to issue a statement. I think Jackson went way outside the bounds of the judge's intent. It will be interesting to see what the judge does tomorrow in court.

Tags: Judge, Tomorrow  ✍ Author: Catherine Crier

I gave up bread, and I've lost a bunch of weight, which is very good because I'm diabetic.

Tags: Good, Lost  ✍ Author: David Crosby

My lad chewed and swallowed a dictionary. We gave him Epsom salts - but we can't get a word out of him.

Tags: Him, Word  ✍ Author: Les Dawson

I wanted to go to Jupiter. That was my plan from day one, and David Lynch gave me the ticket.

Tags: Plan, Wanted  ✍ Author: Laura Dern

I gave life, and that is beautiful.

Tags: Beautiful, Life  ✍ Author: Kara DioGuardi

I like commas. I detest semi-colons - I don't think they belong in a story. And I gave up quotation marks long ago. I found I didn't need them, they were fly-specks on the page.

Tags: Found, Story  ✍ Author: E. L. Doctorow

I have one computer that my wife gave me. All I know how to do, and I do it every day, is play Spider Solitaire. And I don't have a cell phone.

Tags: Phone, Wife  ✍ Author: Kirk Douglas

Spending two years on my uncle's ranch in Montana as a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns.

Tags: Wisdom, Young  ✍ Author: Robert Duvall

Raymond Chandler once wrote that Dashiell Hammett gave murder back to the people who really committed it.

Tags: Committed, Once  ✍ Author: James Ellroy

I started out typing and filing and answering the phones for a little nine-person firm. And that nine-person firm gave me my chance to find my own way.

Tags: Chance, Started  ✍ Author: Carly Fiorina

My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.

Tags: Guitar, Old  ✍ Author: Dan Fogelberg

What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily.

Tags: Easily, Fellow  ✍ Author: Harrison Ford

I will be brief. Not nearly so brief as Salvador Dali, who gave the world's shortest speech. He said I will be so brief I have already finished, and he sat down.

Tags: Said, Speech  ✍ Author: Gene Fowler

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