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The Mind that lies fallow but a single Day, sprouts up in Follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous Culture.

Tags: Lies, Mind  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.

Tags: God, Human  ✍ Author: Alfred Adler

The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea.

Tags: Book, Idea  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain.

Tags: Blood, Though  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Every single director-actor I talked to, from Warren Beatty to Clint Eastwood to George Clooney, said the biggest mistake they made is not shooting enough footage of themselves.

Tags: Enough, Said  ✍ Author: Ben Affleck

Right now I'm pretty single... My career is my boyfriend.

Tags: Career, Dating  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

A real pleasure is a pleasure that one enjoys by one's self, without a companion, and without a single argument.

Tags: Real, Self  ✍ Author: Sholom Aleichem

Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.

Tags: Purpose, Yourself  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

All the efforts of the human mind cannot exhaust the essence of a single fly.

Tags: Human, Mind  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Tags: Friend, Friendship  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Tags: Love, Soul  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Tags: Friendship, Soul  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.

Tags: Her, Life  ✍ Author: Mary Kay Ash

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

Tags: Light, Science  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that.

Tags: Cause, Majority  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.

Tags: Strong, Women  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.

Tags: Else, Mind  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.

Tags: Science, Wrong  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy; Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.

Tags: Pay, Vote  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

Tags: Saying, Understand  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Tags: Nor, Read  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.

Tags: Sorrows, Sympathy  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.

Tags: Act, May  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute.

Tags: Country, Work  ✍ Author: Bruce Babbitt

Every single band in the world has these gigantic songs that people are obsessed with.

Tags: Band, Songs  ✍ Author: Sebastian Bach
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I've given birth to five babies and I breastfed every single one of these babies. To think that government has to go out and buy my breast pump for my babies. You wanna talk about the nanny state? I think we just got the new definition of a nanny.

Tags: Government, Talk  ✍ Author: Michele Bachmann

Oh, yeah, I see the world differently now. Actually, when I first had the baby, I was breast-feeding him for two years straight. So we were together for two years of his life, every single day, all hours of the day. So I was two people, and I eventually morphed back into one.

Tags: Life, Together  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

I think that every single person should play sports.

Tags: Sports  ✍ Author: Donovan Bailey

I was raised by a single psychologist mother and we spent every evening sitting at the kitchen table and dissecting our emotions and speculating about the inner life of everyone we knew.

Tags: Life, Mother  ✍ Author: Anita Baker

Those who remember Washington's cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan's intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva - alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! - with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.

Tags: Alone, War  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

We have newsreaders behaving like actors, lowering their voices if it's a sad story, as if we didn't know it's a sad story. There isn't a single cool newsreader.

Tags: Cool, Sad  ✍ Author: Stephen Baker

By striving to do the impossible, man has always achieved what is possible. Those who have cautiously done no more than they believed possible have never taken a single step forward.

Tags: Done, Forward  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

There isn't a single windmill owner in Holland who doesn't have a second job, for when there is no wind.

Tags: Job, Wind  ✍ Author: Johnny Ball

Almost a quarter of our planet is a single mountain range and we didn't enter it until after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went to the moon. So we went to the moon, played golf up there, before we went to the largest feature on our own planet.

Tags: After, Until  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

Tags: Ask, Universe  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

Tags: Friend, Friendship  ✍ Author: Leo Buscaglia

I've been lucky. The critics never went out of their way to single me out for doing bad work.

Tags: Bad, Work  ✍ Author: James Caan

A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.

Tags: Alone, Human  ✍ Author: Eileen Caddy

And when I perform on my own tour, I have to talk myself into going out on that stage every single night.

Tags: Night, Talk  ✍ Author: Colbie Caillat

I'm a single father, I don't like to be away from my son. So I'll go out, make a film and come back. Repeat. And it's worked out very well for the last 11 years.

Tags: Father, Son  ✍ Author: Dean Cain

There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either.

Tags: Soldier, Worth  ✍ Author: James Callaghan

Britain is not in the single currency, and we're not going to be. But we all need the eurozone to have the right governance and structures to secure a successful currency for the long term.

Tags: Governance, Successful  ✍ Author: David Cameron

I want completing the single market to be our driving mission. I want us to be at the forefront of transformative trade deals with the US, Japan and India as part of the drive towards global free trade. And I want us to be pushing to exempt Europe's smallest entrepreneurial companies from more EU directives.

Tags: Europe, Free  ✍ Author: David Cameron

Our participation in the single market, and our ability to help set its rules is the principal reason for our membership of the EU. So it is a vital interest for us to protect the integrity and fairness of the single market for all its members.

Tags: Help, Integrity  ✍ Author: David Cameron

There is not, in my view, a single European demos.

Tags: European, View  ✍ Author: David Cameron

It's not the last one. Five's out, six is coming out in November, that's a single chapter, and then seven is the big horrifying one. And I think a couple after that to wrap the thing up.

Tags: After, Big  ✍ Author: Eddie Campbell

People either know Alan Rudolph and love every single one of his films or they don't know him at all.

Tags: Him, Love  ✍ Author: Neve Campbell

The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation.

Tags: Night, Writing  ✍ Author: Elias Canetti

Right now, I'm as single as a slice of American cheese.

Tags: American, Dating  ✍ Author: Nick Cannon

If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend.

Tags: Friend, Real  ✍ Author: Karel Capek

I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it would be precisely like a novel, with a single difference: Every word of it would be true from beginning to end.

Tags: End, True  ✍ Author: Truman Capote

House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time.

Tags: Last, Time  ✍ Author: Dennis Cardoza

As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.

Tags: Family, Son  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

All the commandments: You shall not commit adultery, you shall not kill, you shall not steal, you shall not covet, and so on, are summed up in this single command: You must love your neighbor as yourself.

Tags: Love, Yourself  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

I travel every single day, but I make it a point to hit the gym. I want to look good for the summer.

Tags: Good, Travel  ✍ Author: Pauly D

I am single and happy.

Tags: Happy  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Daily

But the Danzig unreleased stuff will be either a single or a double CD.

Tags: Either, Stuff  ✍ Author: Glenn Danzig

I deal with unhappy marriages a lot. I've never been married, I'm single.

Tags: Married, Unhappy  ✍ Author: Paula Danziger

In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality.

Tags: God, Men  ✍ Author: Clarence Darrow

I'd love to adapt more contemporary novels. But there isn't really enough story and character to make a really satisfying serial, so they tend to be single dramas.

Tags: Character, Love  ✍ Author: Andrew Davies

If I had to do my life over, I would change every single thing I have done.

Tags: Change, Life  ✍ Author: Ray Davies

I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.

Tags: Work, Yourself  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

But beginners to the World Economics Forum have to understand there is no single Davos experience, and there is no single Davos community either. There are numerous tribes who interact only at a minimal level.

Tags: Experience, Understand  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.

Tags: Doubt, True  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

William Gladstone has not a single redeeming defect.

Tags: Defect, Redeeming  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

The ideal reasoner, he remarked, would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it.

Tags: Fact, Once  ✍ Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

As Cuvier could correctly describe a whole animal by the contemplation of a single bone, so the observer who has thoroughly understood one link in a series of incidents should be able to accurately state all the other ones, both before and after.

Tags: After, Whole  ✍ Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

A typical neuron makes about ten thousand connections to neighboring neurons. Given the billions of neurons, this means there are as many connections in a single cubic centimeter of brain tissue as there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

Tags: Brain, Stars  ✍ Author: Lawrence Eagleburger

The same stimuli in the world can be inducing very different experiences internally and it's probably based on a single change in a gene. What I am doing is pulling the gene forward and imaging and doing behavioural tests to understand what that difference is and how reality can be constructed so differently.

Tags: Change, Forward  ✍ Author: Lawrence Eagleburger

There's no such thing as a teenager that listens to a single word their father says.

Tags: Father, Word  ✍ Author: Justin Townes Earle

When you're single and in your 20s, you throw on a pair of jeans and look fabulous.

Tags: Fabulous, Throw  ✍ Author: Sheena Easton

One of the good things about globalization is it has created a single international music community, and I feel very much part of it.

Tags: Good, Music  ✍ Author: The Edge

As for the single market, the E.U.'s landmark achievement, there is no question that a euro zone breakup would severely disrupt its operation in the short run.

Tags: Question, Short  ✍ Author: Robert. L. Ehrlich

When you do a play, you have the kind of nightly feeling of accomplishment. But you also have the daily dread of the doing it every night. And because you're doing the whole thing every day, it's like climbing up the mountain every single night. With a movie it's like climbing the mountain very slowly, over months of filming.

Tags: Daily, Feeling  ✍ Author: Jesse Eisenberg

The Nobel Peace Prize is a powerful message. A durable peace is not a single achievement, but an environment, a process and a commitment.

Tags: Peace, Powerful  ✍ Author: Mohamed ElBaradei

Every single film I've done, it's about the character.

Tags: Character, Done  ✍ Author: Idris Elba

I don't know a single collector or museum director who says: 'Oh, he's on a list, so I think I'll buy something of his.' The people who buy my art put a little more thought into it than that.

Tags: Art, Thought  ✍ Author: Mircea Eliade

I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.

Tags: Alone, Rather  ✍ Author: Elizabeth I

If you can't handle the responsibility of a hit single, don't write one.

Tags: Hit, Write  ✍ Author: Joe Elliott

The desire to get married, which - I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again.

Tags: Alone, Women  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.

Tags: Hope, Life  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.

Tags: Doubt, Wife  ✍ Author: Desiderius Erasmus

The single currency should allow the European Union, and therefore France, to balance its monetary strength with the United States. It should help us adjust to the development of China.

Tags: Help, Strength  ✍ Author: Laurent Fabius

As it turns out, social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it.

Tags: Health, Women  ✍ Author: Susan Faludi

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

Tags: Line, Whole  ✍ Author: James Fenton

I just wanted to see every single musical I could. The very first one I saw was 'Beauty and the Beast,' the only one I could get tickets for, and then 'Les Miserables' and then 'Chicago.'

Tags: Beauty, Wanted  ✍ Author: America Ferrera

I struggled with being a Latino growing up in Los Angeles. I felt very American. I still do. I went to 35 bar mitzvahs before I went to a single quinceanera. I could talk all day about my culture and what it means to me.

Tags: American, Talk  ✍ Author: America Ferrera

I always point people to the article '1,000 True Fans' by Kevin Kelly. If you choose your thousand ideal customers or readers properly and find the single author blog that targets that audience, you never have to do any more marketing. You're done. That is a lesson that very few product developers and marketers have learned, and it's unfortunate.

Tags: Done, True  ✍ Author: Timothy Ferriss

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

Tags: Defeat, Final  ✍ Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Tags: Inspirational, Moment  ✍ Author: Anne Frank

The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.

Tags: Free, Place  ✍ Author: Milton Friedman

Most single guys I know think fatherhood is terrifying.

Tags: Guys, Terrifying  ✍ Author: Jim Gaffigan

If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.

Tags: Big, Deep  ✍ Author: Lady Gaga

When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn't truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn't come from your spirit and your soul, it's an injustice to your position. And so, I'm really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to.

Tags: Eyes, Soul  ✍ Author: Lady Gaga

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Tags: Humble, Science  ✍ Author: Galileo Galilei

The single biggest lesson I learned was when a hire isn't working out fire them fast. My biggest mistakes, and where I've seen the worst results, were when I gave someone too many chances, or let a situation drift on for too long because I couldn't bring myself to terminate it.

Tags: Mistakes, Someone  ✍ Author: Cindy Gallop

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.

Tags: Give, Heart  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

If you are blessed, you are blessed, whether you are married or single.

Tags: Blessed, Married  ✍ Author: Greta Garbo

In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary range of built-in furniture.

Tags: Large, Room  ✍ Author: Stephen Gardiner

Stories are the single most powerful tool in a leader's toolkit.

Tags: Leader, Powerful  ✍ Author: Howard Gardner