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I wouldn't be able to write a song like 'Someone Like You' and get someone else to sing it because it's so personal. It's like giving away your heart.

Tags: Heart, Someone  ✍ Author: Adele

Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.

Tags: Love, True  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah, and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books of Israel that have been written since the day the Torah was given to Israel.

Tags: Book, Days  ✍ Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.

Tags: Found, Soul  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

For it is in giving that we receive.

Tags: Receive  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

Tags: Girl, Pretty  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Tags: Education, Love  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Tags: Good, Happiness  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Tags: Less, Pride  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.

Tags: Generosity  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.

Tags: Done, Smoking  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul.

Tags: Sympathy, True  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.

Tags: Love, Money  ✍ Author: Mother Teresa

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.

Tags: Ignorance, Touch  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.

Tags: Men, Together  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

From then on, I realized this is what I want to do, what I'm supposed to do: Giving energy and receiving it back through applause. I love it. That's my world. I love it. I enjoy it. I live for it.

Tags: Enjoy, Love  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

I love people for giving me their time. It's a privilege - I make the most of it.

Tags: Love, Time  ✍ Author: David Bailey

First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.

Tags: God, Life  ✍ Author: Oksana Baiul

In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving.

Tags: Gift, Work  ✍ Author: William Baldwin

All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough time of rebuilding all of that. But you have a deadline, you have an obligation. You've said that you will commit to this part, and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can.

Tags: Real, Time  ✍ Author: Christian Bale

'Six Feet Under' was about repressing our deepest, most primal impulses, and 'True Blood' is about giving full sway to them all the time. In a way they are like yin and yang.

Tags: Time, True  ✍ Author: Alan Ball

When you go to the movie theater and the opening of this movie and you see the kids just cracking up with a character you are giving your voice to, you get goose bumps. It's so beautiful.

Tags: Beautiful, Character  ✍ Author: Antonio Banderas
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The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.

Tags: True, Trying  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.

Tags: Getting, Money  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving.

Tags: Funny, Gift  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.

Tags: Happiness, Remember  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

Disney has a great tradition of enchanting children and giving them something to behold.

Tags: Children, Great  ✍ Author: John Cage

Publishing your work is important. Even if you are giving a piece to some smaller publication for free, you will learn something about your writing. The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn.

Tags: Work, Writing  ✍ Author: James Cagney

What is hypertext? It is a method of giving a text more depth, structuring it, and letting the computer help you explore it. Links, like we know today - you see some blue underlined word and you click on it and it takes you somewhere else. That's the simplest definition of hypertext.

Tags: Help, Today  ✍ Author: Robert Cailliau

You have a wine tasting of different years, and we're sort of doing that with our music, giving them a taste of what Journey used to be like.

Tags: Music, Wine  ✍ Author: Jonathan Cain

Giving a phenomenon a label does not explain it.

Tags: Explain, Phenomenon  ✍ Author: Taylor Caldwell

Of the 22 industrialized nations of the world, we're dead last in per capita giving to poor people.

Tags: Dead, Poor  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

Tags: Future, Real  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

'The Chicken Soup for the Soul' books are the result of over 20 years of teaching seminars and giving speeches. The first book contains all of the stories that I used in my seminars to illustrate the points that I wanted to make.

Tags: Book, Soul  ✍ Author: Jack Canfield

There has to be so many other ways of approaching airline security than demeaning ourselves by giving up a lot of our dignities and our liberty to do this.

Tags: Liberty, Security  ✍ Author: Quico Canseco

Because you want to have competition to drive down the price. You want innovation. You have the ability to get people to agree that it's worth having a public plan. You could get private insurers to cover this population, but you couldn't without giving the population leverage in the marketplace.

Tags: Plan, Worth  ✍ Author: Maria Cantwell

Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings.

Tags: Human, Woman  ✍ Author: Karel Capek

It was kind of like they were just giving us a toy to play with, to do whatever we wanted with.

Tags: Wanted, Whatever  ✍ Author: Steve Carell

No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence.

Tags: Himself, Lives  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.

Tags: Art, Pleasure  ✍ Author: Dale Carnegie

All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.

Tags: Chance, Serious  ✍ Author: Charlie Chaplin

The simplification of anything is always sensational.

Tags: Democracy, Politics  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.

Tags: Justice, Men  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The painter who is familiar with the nature of the sinews, muscles, and tendons, will know very well, in giving movement to a limb, how many and which sinews cause it; and which muscle, by swelling, causes the contraction of that sinew; and which sinews, expanded into the thinnest cartilage, surround and support the said muscle.

Tags: Nature, Said  ✍ Author: DMX

And I don't think I'm giving away any secrets here, but there are a lot of terrible scripts in this town.

Tags: Away, Here  ✍ Author: Frank Darabont

When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.

Tags: Life, Money  ✍ Author: Wayne Dyer

I'm sick of giving creeps money off my soul.

Tags: Money, Soul  ✍ Author: Bob Dylan

Sometimes I feel the only way I can get a major publisher interested in mental illness is if I find a character who has bipolar disorder and is also a love-sick vampire attending an English school called Hogwarts. But I'm not giving up.

Tags: Character, School  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.

Tags: Learn, Time  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly.

Tags: Friendly, Self  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness.

Tags: Hope, Interested  ✍ Author: Aaron Eckhart

By the late '80s, I was already giving up on rap music.

Tags: Late, Music  ✍ Author: Chuck Eddy

I would say that I've been lucky. Being blessed and not really ever giving up.

Tags: Blessed, Lucky  ✍ Author: Kenneth Edmonds

In my mid 30's, after a decade or so of giving full time to the music thing and finding myself with about $10 in the bank and no assets other than my musical equipment, I realized I needed to get serious about making a living.

Tags: Music, Time  ✍ Author: Kim Edwards

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!

Tags: Luxury, Poor  ✍ Author: George Eliot

Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.

Tags: Blessed, Fact  ✍ Author: George Eliot

One can know nothing of giving aught that is worthy to give unless one also knows how to take.

Tags: Give, Knows  ✍ Author: Havelock Ellis

I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.

Tags: Hate, Whole  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the same flower, when rank and running to seed.

Tags: Flower, Mind  ✍ Author: Desiderius Erasmus

The fans were so psyched that someone was doing a movie about a Boston fan that they were giving their all.

Tags: Movie, Someone  ✍ Author: Jimmy Fallon

I think then, when we started receiving the first of the user feedback, feedback from people that I had not specifically told about it, but had spread from friend to friend and then they were giving us feedback.

Tags: Friend, Started  ✍ Author: Shawn Fanning

You do get fond of your characters. Handing them on is like giving a child to a nanny.

Tags: Characters, Child  ✍ Author: Julian Fellowes

Obama came in and gave $700 billion to the bankers off the top as opposed to giving $700 billion to the poor.

Tags: Off, Poor  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco

No one has ever become poor by giving.

Tags: Become, Poor  ✍ Author: Anne Frank

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

Tags: Education, Today  ✍ Author: John W. Gardner

I'm from the bottom, I understand what it's like to have and to not have. My perception on giving is to put yourself in those people's shoes and go from there. So that's what I did.

Tags: Understand, Yourself  ✍ Author: Kevin Garnett

Anyway, how can you sack anyone who still hasn't got a contract. I'll be there for the game and I'll stand behind the dugout giving instructions to the players from there. They will respond to me more than the next manager.

Tags: Game, Stand  ✍ Author: Paul Gascoigne

It's very rare to see an undisturbed birth in a modern U.S. teaching hospital, but when you see a woman who isn't frightened, who's giving birth without interference, you stand back in awe and realize how little needed you are except in the rare circumstance.

Tags: Stand, Woman  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Gaskell

You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.

Tags: Give, Soul  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.

Tags: Complete, Give  ✍ Author: Andre Gide

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.

Tags: Life, Parenting  ✍ Author: William E. Gladstone

I've spent too much time giving speeches, traveling the world.

Tags: Time, Traveling  ✍ Author: Billy Graham

Boeing started a new line for their 787 Dreamliner, creating 1,000 new jobs in South Carolina, giving our state a shot in the arm when we truly needed it.

Tags: Started, State  ✍ Author: Nikki Haley

Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.

Tags: Questions, Takes  ✍ Author: Nikki Haley

For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking... giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people are willing to risk such a radical move.

Tags: Him, Thinking  ✍ Author: Edward T. Hall

Rapping for me is more about being entertaining and giving something back to the fans. I want people to say, 'There goes Pooch holding his own with Consequence, Rick Ross, and Drake.'

Tags: Fans, Goes  ✍ Author: Pooch Hall

Clinton has played a major role in giving companies like Cipla credibility, for which I will always be grateful.

Tags: Grateful, Played  ✍ Author: Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy.

Tags: Life, Living  ✍ Author: Dag Hammarskjold

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Tags: Give, Love  ✍ Author: Elbert Hubbard

We do not want to be giving quality sides such as Southampton, Palace, Norwich and the rest eight or nine points start and expect to get back up with them.

Tags: Rest, Start  ✍ Author: Paul Ince

Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.

Tags: Human, Yourself  ✍ Author: Robert Green Ingersoll

We in Congress need to support the American forces in every conceivable way, giving them the tools to continue to convert, capture or kill terrorists and the time to equip the Iraqi security forces.

Tags: American, Time  ✍ Author: Bob Inglis

The people of Iraq are grateful for what the people of the United States of America and our armed forces and our coalition forces are giving them the opportunity to do.

Tags: America, Grateful  ✍ Author: Johnny Isakson

The daily press, the immediate media, is superb at synecdoche, at giving us a small thing that stands for a much larger thing. Reporters on the ground, embedded or otherwise, can tell us about or send us pictures of what happened in that place at that time among those people.

Tags: Daily, Time  ✍ Author: Brandon T. Jackson

STREET by 50 is all about giving our fans the finest music experience we possibly can. The response to the limited edition colors so far speaks for itself - the fans want the opportunity to match their headphones to their personal style, and we definitely want to make sure to give them what they want.

Tags: Experience, Music  ✍ Author: Curtis James Jackson

I think reconciliation is Obama's goal - but the fight with the Republicans is like a fight with pit bulls, they never let go. Even worse, now the Republicans feel they can keep pushing and he will keep giving. They have not seen a stiff resistance on his part.

Tags: Fight, Goal  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.

Tags: Alone, Enough  ✍ Author: Mick Jagger

Philanthropy is not about giving money but about solving problems. While well-meaning, the idea of writing a check and calling it 'philanthropy' is extremely short-sighted and unfortunately, extremely pervasive.

Tags: Money, Writing  ✍ Author: Naveen Jain

The search for the symbolic value of phonemes, each taken as a whole, runs the risk of giving rise to ambiguous and trivial interpretations because phonemes are complex entities, bundles of different distinctive features.

Tags: Value, Whole  ✍ Author: Roman Jakobson

Every night on the court I give my all, and if I'm not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.

Tags: Give, Night  ✍ Author: LeBron James

You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it; for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle.

Tags: Good, Money  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

Times might be tough, your head and thoughts might be spinning, but I find it's physically impossible to do that spiral thing when your mind is focused on giving and creating opportunity.

Tags: Mind, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Daryn Kagan

Under our Constitution, military leaders have no choice but to endorse the president's decision after giving him their best advice.

Tags: Best, Decision  ✍ Author: Robert Kagan

I think most Americans believe that although it's better not to use military force if you can avoid it, that the world simply doesn't provide us the luxury of giving away military force as an important tool of foreign policy.

Tags: Away, Military  ✍ Author: Robert Kagan

Pictures are so good at giving people information that they're not looking for.

Tags: Good, Looking  ✍ Author: Tibor Kalman

We're giving RCA another record, and that should finish them.

Tags: Another, Finish  ✍ Author: Immanuel Kant

When you talk about aiding this country against that country or about fighting terrorism, when you actually take that decision and strip it down, it always comes down to one person in the field giving specialized training to somebody else in the field.

Tags: Country, Decision  ✍ Author: Robert D. Kaplan

When I got sober, I thought giving up was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That's when the sparkle started for me.

Tags: Fun, Saying  ✍ Author: Mary Karr

Storytelling is the important thing.

Tags: Away, Car  ✍ Author: Vincent Kartheiser

I hate the Communists and have for many years and don't feel right about giving up my career to defend them. I will give up my film career if it is in the interests of defending something I believe in, but not this.

Tags: Career, Hate  ✍ Author: Elia Kazan

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