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From the ship all things were taken out, so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had.

Tags: Clothes, Took  ✍ Author: William Adams

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: 'I'm with you kid. Let's go.'

Tags: Kid, Life  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.

Tags: Evil, Eye  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.

Tags: Exercise, Sleeping  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy.

Tags: Economy, Intention  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

Tags: Alcohol  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place.

Tags: After, Place  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

I have never taken more than two weeks to record an album throughout my career.

Tags: Album, Career  ✍ Author: Ginger Baker

A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.

Tags: Ability, Together  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.

Tags: Serious, Seriously  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

The Ancient Mariner would not have taken so well if it had been called The Old Sailor.

Tags: Old, Sailor  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

My death will be caused by morphine, which I have deliberately taken with suicidal intent.

Tags: Death, Suicidal  ✍ Author: Alex Campbell

Like most Christians, I believe the Genesis account of creation is a description of six different stages of creation, each of which may have taken eons of time.

Tags: May, Time  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.

Tags: Elegance, Future  ✍ Author: Coco Chanel

Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.

Tags: Cannot, Money  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

This whole Puff Daddy thing has taken a toll on me.

Tags: Daddy, Whole  ✍ Author: Puff Daddy

Basically, between 1989 and 1994, I hadn't taken a vacation.

Tags: Between, Vacation  ✍ Author: Evan Dando

Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing, where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that, and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.

Tags: Month, Off  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

I've taken advantage of a few breaks that came along and moved along with them.

Tags: Along, Few  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

Twelve years on sets watching directors, I've taken a bit from everybody and rejected a lot.

Tags: Bit, Everybody  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

No one ever chats me up; I think they all think I'm taken. Either that or no one fancies me.

Tags: Either, Fancies  ✍ Author: Paloma Faith

And I don't believe that melodramatic feelings are laughable - they should be taken absolutely seriously.

Tags: Feelings, Seriously  ✍ Author: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

This program that the Republican majority has taken us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy.

Tags: Country, Republican  ✍ Author: Chaka Fattah

Other composers have taken this particular technique much further than I in the meantime, with the result that the Law of Diminishing Returns has begun to apply.

Tags: Law, Result  ✍ Author: Brian Ferneyhough

I guess ultimately a lot of comedians just wanna be taken seriously.

Tags: Guess, Seriously  ✍ Author: Will Ferrell
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I see possibilities in everything. For everything that's taken away, something of greater value has been given.

Tags: Away, Value  ✍ Author: Michael J. Fox

The fifth amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees that no private property shall be taken for a public use without the payment of just compensation.

Tags: Public, Shall  ✍ Author: Elton Gallegly

We all have a responsibility to volunteer somewhere and I'm lucky that I get the education and get taken to places to see what's out there and see what's happening and to then be a part of it in hopefully an impactful way.

Tags: Education, Lucky  ✍ Author: Jennifer Garner

People have more fun if they don't eat so much they have to be taken home in an ambulance.

Tags: Fun, Home  ✍ Author: Ina Garten

Casual drug users should be taken out and shot.

Tags: Shot, Users  ✍ Author: Daryl Gates

I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken unanimously.

Tags: Decision, Heard  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.

Tags: Side, Wrong  ✍ Author: Baltasar Gracian

You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.

Tags: Advantage, Steal  ✍ Author: Alexander Hamilton

I've never turned down an autograph request. I've never not taken a picture with someone.

Tags: Picture, Someone  ✍ Author: George Hamilton

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.

Tags: Heard, Seriously  ✍ Author: Hubert H. Humphrey

People say that slaves were taken from Africa. This is not true: People were taken from Africa, among them healers and priests, and were made into slaves.

Tags: Africa, True  ✍ Author: Abdullah Ibrahim

Actors often behave like children, and so we're taken for children. I want to be grown up.

Tags: Children, Often  ✍ Author: Jeremy Irons

If there's one thing I've always taken care of with my work, it's that it's never an advertisement for anything other than the work itself and for the people it's about - no 'Coca-Cola presents.'

Tags: Care, Work  ✍ Author: JR

Well, the U.N. Security Council resolution 1973 is very clear. It says all necessary measures to be taken to protect civilians and civilian areas. I mean, that to me is very clear.

Tags: Mean, Security  ✍ Author: Mike Jackson

I strive for an architecture from which nothing can be taken away.

Tags: Away, Strive  ✍ Author: Helmut Jahn

It is over one hundred years since the abolition of slavery. The Negro people in the United States have taken plenty and they have reached a stage where they have decided that they are not going to take any more.

Tags: Since, United  ✍ Author: C. L. R. James

Those 3,000 jobs in Sioux Falls, based on our population back then in Sioux Falls, would have taken 300,000 jobs in New York City to equal it at Citibank.

Tags: City, Jobs  ✍ Author: Bill Janklow

Imagination, the traitor of the mind, has taken my solitude and slain it.

Tags: Mind, Solitude  ✍ Author: Robinson Jeffers

The tendency to whining and complaining may be taken as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.

Tags: May, Sign  ✍ Author: Francis Jeffrey

The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.

Tags: Between, History  ✍ Author: Franz Kafka

I'd never taken an SAT prep course. They were for weaker students.

Tags: Sat, Students  ✍ Author: Jeffrey Katzenberg

I haven't had many relationships.

Tags: Knew, Seriously  ✍ Author: Adam Lambert

I know how to have a conversation, but I've never done improv. I've never taken improv classes.

Tags: Done, Improv  ✍ Author: Brie Larson

I just don't understand how people can get so caught up in having their picture taken.

Tags: Picture, Understand  ✍ Author: Anthony Mackie

I've taken considerable gambles on shows, but they're very considered gambles.

Tags: Considered, Shows  ✍ Author: Cameron Mackintosh

An allegory is not meant to be taken literally. There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers.

Tags: Great, Lack  ✍ Author: Naguib Mahfouz

The inquiries of the jurist are in truth prosecuted much as inquiry in physic and physiology was prosecuted before observation had taken the place of assumption.

Tags: Place, Truth  ✍ Author: Henry James Sumner Maine

What was taken by force, can only be restored by force.

Tags: Force, Restored  ✍ Author: Gamal Abdel Nasser

When you take of a man's time, you've taken a part of his life.

Tags: Life, Time  ✍ Author: Wayne Newton

I still find it absurdly difficult to concentrate on a novel if there's a phone or computer to hand; I have taken to locking them outside the room like noisy pets.

Tags: Difficult, Hand  ✍ Author: David Nicholls

I was just totally taken by Michael Jackson when I was a little kid, like everyone else.

Tags: Else, Everyone  ✍ Author: Karen O

It's nice that the independent scene is taken seriously, and has been.

Tags: Nice, Seriously  ✍ Author: Bob Odenkirk

I've always had a complex about being taken seriously.

Tags: Complex, Seriously  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Olsen

Together, we created the STACKED brand and have really taken the product up two or three notches.

Tags: Three, Together  ✍ Author: Tim Page

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

Tags: Direction, Magnitude  ✍ Author: Thomas Paine

Of course I've already taken a very modest position on the monetary system, I do take the position that we should just end the Fed.

Tags: End, System  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

Lessons are not given, they are taken.

Tags: Lessons  ✍ Author: Cesare Pavese

An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.

Tags: Smart, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Laurence J. Peter

The present level of armaments could be taken as the starting point. It could be stipulated in an international treaty that these armaments should be simultaneously and uniformly reduced by a certain proportion in all countries.

Tags: Point, Present  ✍ Author: Ludwig Quidde

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

Tags: Direction, Head  ✍ Author: Ziaur Rahman

It is the press that has taken these charges and accusations and blown them up without any kind of skepticism whatsoever - blown them into realities and treated them as if they were true.

Tags: Press, True  ✍ Author: Dixie Lee Ray

I took up violin because my best mate had taken it up, so I did likewise.

Tags: Best, Took  ✍ Author: Noel Redding

Do not be taken in by 'insiderisms.' Fledgling columnists, eager to impress readers with their grasp of journalistic jargon, are drawn to such arcane spellings as 'lede.' Where they lede, do not follow.

Tags: Follow, Impress  ✍ Author: William Safire

I have in later years taken to Euclid, Whitehead, Bertrand Russell, in an elemental way.

Tags: Elemental, Later  ✍ Author: Carl Sandburg

There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.

Tags: Away, Left  ✍ Author: Jean-Paul Sartre

Do not let Sunday be taken from you. If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.

Tags: Soul, Sunday  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

Stopping illegal immigration would mean that wages would have to rise to a level where Americans would want the jobs currently taken by illegal aliens.

Tags: Mean, Rise  ✍ Author: Thomas Sowell

Substantial progress toward better things can rarely be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies.

Tags: Progress, Toward  ✍ Author: William Howard Taft

There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink.

Tags: Believed, Drink  ✍ Author: Booth Tarkington

It is the same in love as in war; a fortress that parleys is half taken.

Tags: Love, War  ✍ Author: Marguerite de Valois

A British declaration be taken against Martinez for 'capturing and robbing us.

Tags: Against, British  ✍ Author: George Vancouver

Only the last two planes, I think, had any shot of being intercepted and taken down on 9/11.

Tags: Last, Shot  ✍ Author: Richard Ben-Veniste

But I will say, I think there are some Democrats that don't want to address pension reform. I have taken on the issue of seniority and tenure. I think we have to address entitlements and the president has done that in his budget. I think we have to extend Medicare and the president has done that. But also reinvest in that program.

Tags: Done, President  ✍ Author: Antonio Villaraigosa

In Germany, you have a huge official memorial to the murdered Jews and then you have this artist who's been putting these stumbling blocks, these brass cobblestones, outside the houses Jews were taken away from. It's somewhat controversial and has met some resistance.

Tags: Artist, Away  ✍ Author: Kurt Waldheim

I allowed myself to be taken in by the intellectuals. I believed too much in the Polish intellectuals and followed their advice.

Tags: Advice, Followed  ✍ Author: Lech Walesa

We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity.

Tags: Country, Great  ✍ Author: Lamar Alexander

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.

Tags: Annoy, Funny  ✍ Author: Fred Allen

I was taken in by the bravado and the sounds of Mexico... not so much the music, but the spirit.

Tags: Music, Spirit  ✍ Author: Herb Alpert

Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.

Tags: Cannot, Gun  ✍ Author: Martin Amis

I don't remember too many rounds where you get shots given to you. Usually, ones are taken away.

Tags: Away, Remember  ✍ Author: Stuart Appleby

I never have taken a picture I've intended. They're always better or worse.

Tags: Picture, Worse  ✍ Author: Diane Arbus

When I go to movies I generally want to be taken to another world.

Tags: Another, Movies  ✍ Author: Darren Aronofsky

Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.

 ✍ Author: Kemal Ataturk

Pakistan has not recognized Israel... any such decision would be taken in supreme national interests after due consultation of the parliament.

Tags: After, Decision  ✍ Author: Shaukat Aziz

I've often taken important classical, biblical or literary stories and interrogated them. I have tried to reinvigorate Lot by interpreting it differently.

Tags: Often, Tried  ✍ Author: Howard Barker

The Eurogroup decisions are always taken unanimously.

Tags: Decisions  ✍ Author: Jose Manuel Barroso

The way the bankers have kind of toppled the way money is distributed, and taken most of it into their own hands, is as good as Stalin or Hitler.

Tags: Good, Money  ✍ Author: Mario Batali

I don't know how many millions of photographs have been taken of me.

Tags: Millions  ✍ Author: Boris Becker

I think the record shows that as Speaker, I have taken the lead in cleaning up politics.

Tags: Cleaning, Politics  ✍ Author: John Bercow

It is longstanding U.S. policy that we will talk to the Iranians anytime, anywhere, on any subject, with no preconditions. So far, they have not taken us up on our offer.

Tags: Far, Talk  ✍ Author: Howard Berman

If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in the bus in Montgomery, she'd still be standing.

Tags: She, Standing  ✍ Author: Marion Berry

It's been a journey, the NBA. It's taken me a lot farther than I ever expected.

Tags: Journey, Nba  ✍ Author: Larry Bird

Probably my favorite piece of music, as an album taken as a whole, is Bruce Springsteen's 'Greetings from Asbury Park.' I just think it's incredibly pure. It's a sound that sort of broke new ground, and I think it paved the way for a hundred people that sound very similar.

Tags: Music, Whole  ✍ Author: Shane Black

The sport I love has taken me around the world and shown me many things.

Tags: Love, Shown  ✍ Author: Bonnie Blair

If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.

Tags: Care, Known  ✍ Author: Eubie Blake
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