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Well, Italy had been overrun by the War, there had practically been civil war, north and south of the Gothic Line, heavy bombing, the northern industrial cities had been bombed heavily and we had political disorder before 1948.

Tags: Political, War  ✍ Author: Gianni Agnelli

Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.

Tags: Bird, Fit  ✍ Author: Spiro T. Agnew

It is of course the nature of historical contraction that the shortest distance to a historical destination is never a straight line.

Tags: Distance, Nature  ✍ Author: Ibrahim Babangida

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

Tags: Desire, Direction  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

It's a family that's loaded with grudges and passion. We come from a long line of robbers and highwaymen in Italy, you know. Killers, even.

Tags: Family, Passion  ✍ Author: John Cage

There's a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.

Tags: Actor, Between  ✍ Author: John Cage

We mustn't forget we chose the name 'WWW' before there was even one line of code written. We could do that because the Internet as an infrastructure was already there.

Tags: Forget, Name  ✍ Author: Robert Cailliau

I think one game we played the Oakland Raiders and Jack Tatum and I had an accident on the one-yard line. The only thing that Jack Tatum didn't do was wrap me up so I backed into the endzone backwards.

Tags: Accident, Game  ✍ Author: Earl Campbell

Who do you think I am, Pete Rose? I don't bet. I come from a long line of compulsive gamblers. Gambling scares me.

Tags: Gambling, Rose  ✍ Author: Mario Cantone

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.

Tags: Art, Morality  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Doing a TV show, you're on an assembly line and it's as cut and dry as that. There are some shows that are exceptions. There are producers that want really special things.

Tags: Show, Special  ✍ Author: James Darren

He has all those different aspects to him, so I can more or less decide as a performer how I'm going to deliver a line in a particular scene, or play a particular scene in total.

Tags: Him, Less  ✍ Author: Paul Darrow

Look at Jane Austen. Her characters derive in a reasonably straight line from fairy tales.

Tags: Characters, Her  ✍ Author: Andrew Davies

You've got to have a sense of different audiences. I'm a kind of performer manque - I come from a long line of failed actors!

Tags: Failed, Sense  ✍ Author: Terry Eagleton

Cancer is not a straight line. It's up and down.

Tags: Cancer, Straight  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Edwards

The bottom line is that I like my first drafts to be blind, unconscious, messy efforts; that's what gets me the best material.

Tags: Best, Blind  ✍ Author: Jennifer Egan

There's a fine line between what would characterize you as a troglodyte and what would characterize you as a brilliant, avant-garde, forward-thinking genius. There's some middle ground.

Tags: Between, Genius  ✍ Author: Michael Eisner

The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing.

Tags: Battle, Order  ✍ Author: Giovanni Falcone

Every game I've ever played, regardless if it was pre-season or Super Bowl, meant the same to me, and I laid it all on the line.

Tags: Game, Played  ✍ Author: Brett Favre

Forty is the line of demarcation that says you're an adult now. You're an adult, so don't pretend you're a kid anymore.

Tags: Kid, Says  ✍ Author: Paul Feig

The bottom line: If you want a happier family, bring those skeletons out of the closet.

Tags: Bring, Family  ✍ Author: Bruce Feiler

It sounds like a media line, but I'm passionate about thanking the fans for their support.

Tags: Media, Support  ✍ Author: Tom Felton

At somewhere around 10 syllables, the English poetic line is at its most relaxed and manageable.

Tags: English, Somewhere  ✍ Author: James Fenton

I don't see that a single line can constitute a stanza, although it can constitute a whole poem.

Tags: Single, Whole  ✍ Author: James Fenton

Generally speaking, rhyme is the marker for the end of a line. The first rhyme-word is like a challenge thrown down, which the poem itself has to respond to.

Tags: Challenge, End  ✍ Author: James Fenton
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The real literary editors have mostly been fired. Those that remain are all 'bottom line' editors; everything depends on the money.

Tags: Money, Real  ✍ Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

And it was, it was not beating George Bush, believe it or not, the bottom line as far as I was concerned was introducing to the public who Gerry Ferraro was.

Tags: Far, Public  ✍ Author: Geraldine Ferraro

The bottom line as far as I was concerned was presenting to the public who Gerry Ferraro was.

Tags: Far, Public  ✍ Author: Geraldine Ferraro

If you want to relate me to the newer cats, let's go. Let's go line for line and bar for bar. If it's all about spitting and metaphors and MCing and lyrics and entendres, I will eat 99 percent of you dudes up.

Tags: Cats, Eat  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco

Sometimes I think that there's a fine line between impressionistic and messy.

Tags: Between, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Lady Gaga

I spent several years cooking on a line.

Tags: Cooking, Several  ✍ Author: Greta Garbo

If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?

Tags: Finish, Idea  ✍ Author: Bill Gates

There's no magic line between an application and an operating system that some bureaucrat in Washington should draw.

Tags: Between, System  ✍ Author: Bill Gates

The bottom line is that Wanda Sykes has the longest continuously documented family tree of any African-American we have ever researched.

Tags: Family, Tree  ✍ Author: Henry Louis Gates

I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.

Tags: Fight, Takes  ✍ Author: Ulysses S. Grant

My parents weren't at all in entertainment, but when I look back, something along the line prepared me and opened me up to entertainment.

Tags: Along, Parents  ✍ Author: Armie Hammer

The media need superheroes in science just as in every sphere of life, but there is really a continuous range of abilities with no clear dividing line.

Tags: Life, Science  ✍ Author: Stephen Hawking

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Tags: Endeavor, Succeed  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill

We have a partnership deal with New Line Records, which is part of New Line Cinema, and... I worked on that.

Tags: Deal, Worked  ✍ Author: James Iha

I think the bottom line for me and for Newsweek is that there were a lot of - we did retract this specific matter about the Koran and the toilet for the reasons that you just cited.

Tags: Matter, Reasons  ✍ Author: Shintaro Ishihara

But my question is, am I compromising by adapting my words for the audience and where is the line beyond which I am not adapting words, but changing my position?

Tags: Question, Words  ✍ Author: Joichi Ito

The bottom line of Hollywood is money.

Tags: Hollywood, Money  ✍ Author: Victoria Jackson

I'm useless at staring at a piece of white paper. But if you put a piece of white paper with a black line on it in front of me, I'll say no that black line should be red and it should go this way or that way.

Tags: Black, Put  ✍ Author: Marc Jacobs

If I was on a third or fourth line I would probably be in the NHL, because you don't have to produce every night.

Tags: Night, Third  ✍ Author: Jaromir Jagr

There's the psychotic ambitious side of myself that wants a fashion line and my own network and be like a combination of Oprah and Gwen Stefani. And have a perfume. Definitely a perfume.

Tags: Fashion, Wants  ✍ Author: Mindy Kaling

It was exactly an assembly line. You could look into infinity down these rows of drawing tables.

Tags: Drawing, Infinity  ✍ Author: Gil Kane

Ideally, musicians belong outside the Establishment. When they cross that line, it's like something in them has died.

Tags: Died, Musicians  ✍ Author: Alex Kapranos

I am working on a dress sock line of funky, colorful, cool designs.

Tags: Cool, Working  ✍ Author: Rob Kardashian

Ezra Klein gets under my skin. He seems to spout the party line.

Tags: Party, Seems  ✍ Author: Mickey Kaus

Oh, go in anywhere Colonel, go in anywhere. You'll find lovely fighting all along the line.

Tags: Fighting, Lovely  ✍ Author: Philip Kearny

The funniest line in English is 'Get it?' When you say that, everyone chortles.

Tags: English, Everyone  ✍ Author: Garrison Keillor

I would seriously rather be in a long line at the DMV than eat with people I don't know.

Tags: Rather, Seriously  ✍ Author: Anne Lamott

I have never read a line of Walt Whitman.

Tags: Read, Walt  ✍ Author: Shirley MacLaine

Ensure your employees understand what your brand stands for so they can be your first line of word-of-mouth advertising.

Tags: Stands, Understand  ✍ Author: Daniel Mainwaring

Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention.

Tags: Invention, Keep  ✍ Author: Fridtjof Nansen

Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?

Tags: Direct, Year  ✍ Author: Ogden Nash

I would definitely line up for 'The Lord of the Rings.' I'm a huge 'Lord of the Rings' geek.

Tags: Definitely, Lord  ✍ Author: Kunal Nayyar

The ABA works tirelessly in its efforts involving the first line of defense: the prevention of burn injuries.

Tags: Defense, Works  ✍ Author: Richard Neal

I want a minister to be in charge of a line department so they have clear political accountability.

Tags: Clear, Political  ✍ Author: Campbell Newman

The bottom line is that female writers aren't being given enough opportunities by male producers.

Tags: Enough, Writers  ✍ Author: Chris O\'Dowd

Local teenagers killed in a car crash is a suburban legend, a stock plot line.

Tags: Car, Teenagers  ✍ Author: Stewart O\'Nan

I love the line of Flaubert about observing things very intensely. I think our duty as writers begins not with our own feelings, but with the powers of observing.

Tags: Feelings, Love  ✍ Author: Mary Oliver

I draw the line at letting people into my songwriting cave. To me, that's where the alchemy happens and where the mystery is.

Tags: Happens, Mystery  ✍ Author: Amanda Palmer

They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.

Tags: Art, Music  ✍ Author: Charlie Parker

I realized by using the high notes of the chords as a melodic line, and by the right harmonic progression, I could play what I heard inside me. That's when I was born.

Tags: Born, High  ✍ Author: Charlie Parker

Where I've arrived now is the product of mixing the very straight with the very exploratory; there's a fine line between the two, although it tends to be getting straighter and straighter because my songwriting is getting better.

Tags: Between, Getting  ✍ Author: Dolly Parton

If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.

Tags: Along, Might  ✍ Author: Pablo Picasso

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

Tags: Music  ✍ Author: Elvis Presley

I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.

Tags: Training, Wrong  ✍ Author: Elvis Presley

I'm just another guy who thinks he's smarter than he is, in a long line of them.

Tags: Another, Guy  ✍ Author: Colin Quinn

The north-south line of 'the mountains,' meaning the Cascade Range, forty miles east of Seattle, is a rigid political frontier.

Tags: Meaning, Political  ✍ Author: Jonathan Raban

This is my 25th year of being on stage. A lot of people who I kind of toed up to the starting line with are no longer in this position. I feel very, very lucky.

Tags: Lucky, Year  ✍ Author: Henry Rollins

I have a red line against the Americans.

Tags: Against, Red  ✍ Author: Muqtada al Sadr

Each and every Notary Public plays a crucial role in combating identity theft. They serve as our front line of defense and the public is safer because of the job they do.

Tags: Job, Public  ✍ Author: Ken Salazar

The bottom line is that when Senator Inhofe says, 'Global warming is a hoax,' he is just dead wrong, according to the vast majority of climate scientists.

Tags: Dead, Wrong  ✍ Author: Bernie Sanders

It's easy. You draw a red line on the ground, right? Then you wait for a chicken to come along. When he arrives, he puts his beak right on the line and he's hypnotized!

Tags: Easy, Wait  ✍ Author: Joey Santiago

One always dies too soon or too late. And yet, life is there, finished: the line is drawn, and it must all be added up. You are nothing other than your life.

Tags: Late, Life  ✍ Author: Jean-Paul Sartre

I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.

Tags: Bad, Good  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

I'm on the front line and I am a rapper.

Tags: Front, Rapper  ✍ Author: Ice T

When I trade, I don't have an agency problem; I have my neck on the line. When a bank or banker trades, it's not his neck on the line.

Tags: Problem, Trade  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

There's an expectation these days that novels - like any other consumer product - should be made on a production line, with one dropping from the conveyor belt every couple of years.

Tags: Couple, Days  ✍ Author: Donna Tartt

When you're on the road, you have to be louder and you have to communicate. That's really the bottom line.

Tags: Bottom, Road  ✍ Author: Vinny Testaverde

Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.

Tags: Death, Life  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse, the poet walks gagged through his own biography.

Tags: Few, Poet  ✍ Author: John Updike

I come from a long line of staunch Irish Catholics.

Tags: Catholics, Irish  ✍ Author: Robert Vaughn

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Tags: Consider, Integrity  ✍ Author: Terry Waite

I'm passing on a tradition of which I am part. There's a long line of poets who went before me, and I'm another one, and I'm hoping to pass that on to other younger, or newer, poets than myself.

Tags: Another, Pass  ✍ Author: Rick Wakeman

There are seven winners of the Monaco Grand Prix on the starting line today, and four of them are Michael Schumacher.

Tags: Today, Winners  ✍ Author: Murray Walker

The real bottom line is, the national unions want their hands on the money.

Tags: Money, Real  ✍ Author: Scott Walker

Too many girls follow the line of least resistance but a good line is hard to resist.

Tags: Good, Hard  ✍ Author: Raoul Walsh

At the end of the day, if you can't say a line right, it does not matter who your contacts are.

Tags: End, Matter  ✍ Author: Steven Yeun

It is in line with the fundamental interests of the two peoples for China and Afghanistan to strengthen a strategic and cooperative partnership, which is also conducive to regional peace, stability and development.

Tags: Interests, Peace  ✍ Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge

The people of western Missouri are, in some respects, very peculiar. We will take Jackson county where I was born for instance. In that section the people seemed to be born fighters, the instinct being inherited from a long line of ancestors.

Tags: Born, Instinct  ✍ Author: Cole Younger

But there's a thin line between songwriting and arranging.

Tags: Between, Thin  ✍ Author: Warren Zevon

And, for instance, Baptists, Adventists, Lutherans, Pentecostals - let them exist on line with others.

Tags: Exist, Others  ✍ Author: Vladimir Zhirinovsky

For those people who don't know what Whiteboy clothing is, it is not a white-supremacy thing. It is a great clothing line that just says, 'Have fun.'

Tags: Fun, Great  ✍ Author: Mark Zupan

Those are my favorite kind of parts to do, just being a goofball and seeing how far you can go with something until you're just way out of line.

Tags: Far, Until  ✍ Author: Malin Akerman

I got a hat deal with Resistol, where I have my own line of cowboy hats.

Tags: Deal, Hat  ✍ Author: Jason Aldean

I used this line to demonstrate how important colors are in movies: It's not a caprice.

Tags: Movies, Used  ✍ Author: Pedro Almodovar

I think political correctness is a moving line.

Tags: Moving, Political  ✍ Author: Clive Anderson

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