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One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We're not scientists. We don't always have to make the logical, reasonable leap.

Tags: Logical, Reasonable  ✍ Author: Stella Adler

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.

Tags: Power, Thinking  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.

Tags: Living, Step  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.

Tags: Art, Step  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

What is this world that is hastening me toward I know not what, viewing me with contempt?

Tags: Contempt, Viewing  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.

Tags: War, Wrong  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.

Tags: Deity  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Rather than being a luxury, emotions are a very intelligent way of driving an organism toward certain outcomes.

Tags: Emotions, Rather  ✍ Author: Antonio Damasio

I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave.

Tags: Born, Free  ✍ Author: Frederick Douglass

I gravitate toward the team thing. I'm not a golfer - I much prefer basketball.

Tags: Basketball, Team  ✍ Author: Michael Eisner

Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality.

Tags: Cheese, Leap  ✍ Author: Anne Fadiman

Cheese - milk's leap toward immortality.

Tags: Cheese, Leap  ✍ Author: Clifton Fadiman

I have always looked on disobedience toward the oppressive as the only way to use the miracle of having been born.

Tags: Born, Miracle  ✍ Author: Oriana Fallaci

My clothes have always been expensive. Even though I have had a few lower-priced lines over the years, little by little everything I do tends toward the luxury market.

Tags: Few, Though  ✍ Author: Jean Paul Gaultier

I don't think things are moving toward an omega point; I think they're moving toward more diversity.

Tags: Moving, Point  ✍ Author: Clifford Geertz

The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.

Tags: Art, Serenity  ✍ Author: Andre Gide

I like being around people.

Tags: Court, Using  ✍ Author: LeBron James

My sensibility steers me toward writers who are out on their own.

Tags: Steers, Writers  ✍ Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

The abortion controversy is important for what it says about our stance toward procreation and children altogether.

Tags: Children, Says  ✍ Author: Leon Kass

Having a place out of the city is a shortcut toward the mental reset I need.

Tags: City, Place  ✍ Author: Rachel Maddow

I gravitate toward women.

Tags: Gravitate, Women  ✍ Author: Liam Neeson

I was brought up to be sympathetic toward others.

Tags: Brought, Others  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

I'm hard on myself, so I'm working on shifting perspective toward self-acceptance, with all my flaws and weaknesses.

Tags: Hard, Working  ✍ Author: Gwyneth Paltrow

Lightly armed nations can move toward war just as easily as those which are armed to the teeth, and they will do so if the usual causes of war are not removed.

Tags: Move, War  ✍ Author: Ludwig Quidde

Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably.

Tags: End, Number  ✍ Author: Ludwig Quidde
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China has lunged into the 21st century, while India is still lurching toward it.

Tags: Century, While  ✍ Author: Steven Rattner

Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.

Tags: Fear, Instinct  ✍ Author: Bertrand Russell

It became clear to me that I had to push it toward a more representational way of drawing.

Tags: Clear, Drawing  ✍ Author: Steve Sabol

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.

Tags: Good, Idea  ✍ Author: Carl Sagan

Every day we make more progress toward understanding the concert hall.

Tags: Concert, Progress  ✍ Author: Esa-Pekka Salonen

I always had, deep down, a slight aversion toward the purely cerebral in music.

Tags: Deep, Music  ✍ Author: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Realizing our society as it is, without theology dogmatically telling us how we should react to it, and being humane toward that society, that is all that we're sure of.

Tags: Society, Sure  ✍ Author: Vidal Sassoon

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.

Tags: Hate, Worst  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

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

Tags: Progress, Taken  ✍ Author: William Howard Taft

Rid yourself of anything that is not directed toward God.

Tags: God, Yourself  ✍ Author: A. Alfred Taubman

I'm really convinced that our descendants a century or two from now will look back at us with the same pity that we have toward the people in the field of science two centuries ago.

Tags: Century, Science  ✍ Author: John Templeton

There's a big tendency to gravitate toward a closed and proprietary approach too easily.

Tags: Approach, Big  ✍ Author: Jimmy Wales

Americans have always had an ambivalent attitude toward intelligence. When they feel threatened, they want a lot of it, and when they don't, they regard the whole thing as somewhat immoral.

Tags: Attitude, Whole  ✍ Author: Vernon A. Walters

The New Testament persistently presses us upward, toward higher motives for being good.

Tags: Good, Higher  ✍ Author: Mo Yan

All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.

Tags: Empty, Opinions  ✍ Author: William Butler Yeats

It feels like I'm starting to come into my own in terms of where I want to go artistically, toward more complicated, interesting characters.

Tags: Characters, Feels  ✍ Author: Jessica Alba

We made a good start toward preserving recreational areas like the Chattahoochee River.

Tags: Good, Start  ✍ Author: Roy Barnes

For me, I've always wanted to do theater, so I gravitate toward it.

Tags: Theater, Wanted  ✍ Author: Justin Bartha

Something very significant appears to be happening in America. There is a dramatic shift in voter affinity toward the GOP, and it may prove to be the mountain-too-high for Barack Obama's campaign.

Tags: America, May  ✍ Author: Bob Beauprez

No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.

Tags: Arrogant, Women  ✍ Author: Simone de Beauvoir

Every worldview I chose, it seemed, edged me toward belief.

Tags: Belief, Chose  ✍ Author: Martha Beck

Businesses should be assured that law enforcement will operate with the utmost sensitivity toward victims of cyber attacks.

Tags: Law, Victims  ✍ Author: Chetan Bhagat

I know for certain of only one commandment, one obligation, that God imposes upon us, and that is to be compassionate toward other human beings.

Tags: God, Human  ✍ Author: Theodore Bikel

There are many causes of violent deaths in America - murders and traffic accidents - that we do not approach with the same 'no price too steep, no task too difficult' approach that we take toward al Qaeda.

Tags: America, Difficult  ✍ Author: Bonnie Blair

But history is neither watchmaking nor cabinet construction. It is an endeavor toward better understanding.

Tags: History, Nor  ✍ Author: Marc Bloch

The Top 40 is geared toward 20 and under, not 20 and up. That's the audience I'm geared to.

Tags: Audience, Top  ✍ Author: Michael Bolton

It is a long revisionist road up from the bottom for George W. Bush. He is ranked toward the bottom rung of presidents.

Tags: Bottom, Road  ✍ Author: Douglas Brinkley

It was not till toward the end of the thirteenth century that the prose romances began to appear.

Tags: Century, End  ✍ Author: Thomas Bulfinch

Folks are like plants; we all lean toward the light.

Tags: Light, Plants  ✍ Author: Kris Carr

Well, I'm leaning probably toward the sciences like physics.

Tags: Leaning, Physics  ✍ Author: Amy Carter

A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat.

Tags: Defeat, Sure  ✍ Author: Julia Child

The day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.

Tags: Death, Walk  ✍ Author: Jean Cocteau

There is no evidence of any kind except that is directed toward Oswald.

Tags: Evidence, Except  ✍ Author: John Sherman Cooper

You have to lead people gently toward what they already know is right.

Tags: Lead, Leadership  ✍ Author: Phil Crosby

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.

Tags: Eyes, Old  ✍ Author: Denis Diderot

I was shocked at the anger toward me.

Tags: Anger, Shocked  ✍ Author: Bernadine Dohrn

Some of the old refs have favoritism toward some of the fighters that are currently fighting. There should be a changing of the guard with the refs, the same way there are with fighters.

Tags: Fighting, Old  ✍ Author: Roberto Duran

Attitudes toward food have completely changed.

Tags: Changed, Food  ✍ Author: Giada De Laurentiis

I was constantly being pushed toward a European ideal of what it means to be a classical or opera singer, let's say in the Renata Tebaldi mode. I reject that.

Tags: Means, Singer  ✍ Author: Renee Fleming

A golf course should aspire to generate as much energy as it consumes - golf should be leading the way toward energy net zero.

Tags: Energy, Golf  ✍ Author: Thomas Friedman

When you eat healthfully, your body gravitates relatively rapidly toward a better weight.

Tags: Body, Eat  ✍ Author: Joel Fuhrman

I have these new policies toward my life, like 'I will not accelerate when I see the yellow light.'

Tags: Life, Light  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Gilbert

The whole tone now of TV is under 35 and directed toward males.

Tags: Tv, Whole  ✍ Author: Sharon Gless

Failure is what we're all running from, we're always running toward success with failure at our back.

Tags: Failure, Success  ✍ Author: Jonah Goldberg

I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality.

Tags: Language, Reality  ✍ Author: Morris Graves

The pinpoints of starlight we see with the naked eye are photons that have been streaming toward us for a few years or a few thousand.

Tags: Eye, Few  ✍ Author: Brian Greene

My art has always been in response to visions. Rather than confine my subject to representations of the outer worlds, I include portrayals of the multi-dimensional imaginal realms that pull us toward consciousness evolution.

Tags: Art, Rather  ✍ Author: Alex Grey

I know that many in Europe are unhappy with their governments' policies toward the Palestinians.

Tags: Europe, Unhappy  ✍ Author: Ismail Haniyeh

Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.

Tags: Intelligence, Step  ✍ Author: Julius Charles Hare

I founded Netflix. I've built it steadily over 12 years now, first with DVD becoming profitable in 2002, a head-to-head ferocious battle with Blockbuster and evolving the company toward streaming.

Tags: Battle, Company  ✍ Author: Reed Hastings

Advertising moves people toward goods; merchandising moves goods toward people.

Tags: Goods, Moves  ✍ Author: Christopher Hitchens

Evangelicalism as a movement is rushing headlong toward theological ambiguity, which is another way of saying apostasy.

Tags: Another, Saying  ✍ Author: Douglas Horton

I tend to gravitate toward ballads and mid-tempo songs.

Tags: Gravitate, Songs  ✍ Author: Charles Kelley

One fails forward toward success.

Tags: Forward, Success  ✍ Author: Charles Kettering

There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion.

Tags: Hostility, Religion  ✍ Author: Jeane Kirkpatrick

At Harvard I majored in chemistry with a strong inclination toward math.

Tags: Chemistry, Strong  ✍ Author: William Standish Knowles

One of our theories is that one can offset this excessive compulsion toward the spectacular with a return to simplicity.

Tags: Return, Simplicity  ✍ Author: Rem Koolhaas

We should be moving toward local currencies not global or European currencies.

Tags: Global, Moving  ✍ Author: Michael Kors

There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.

Tags: Greed, Wonderful  ✍ Author: Charles Kuralt

Here we were, corrupting all those Russians toward communism.

Tags: Communism, Here  ✍ Author: Jack Levine

Those who closely watched the campaign should not be surprised by Obama's hostility toward Israel, given his relations with pro-Palestinian, virulent critics of Israel and his voluntary membership in Reverend Wright's decidedly anti-Semitic church. Furthermore, his campaign website featured anti-Semitic posts.

Tags: Church, Israel  ✍ Author: David Limbaugh

So-called 'sustainable development'... is meaningless drivel.

Tags: Climate, Happening  ✍ Author: James Lovelock

God is not troubled by one who is conservative or liberal, and He certainly never inclines His ear toward a donkey or an elephant.

Tags: God, Liberal  ✍ Author: Ernst Lubitsch

Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject.

Tags: Order, Subject  ✍ Author: Thomas Mann

I'm working my way toward divinity.

Tags: Divinity, Working  ✍ Author: Bette Midler

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Tags: Attitude, Life  ✍ Author: John N. Mitchell

Basic research is very useful, but it should be more geared toward application than it was before.

Tags: Research, Useful  ✍ Author: Luc Montagnier

Basically, I think 21st century conservation is moving toward preserving ecosystems by dealing with the needs of people.

Tags: Moving, Needs  ✍ Author: Edward Norton

I think the kind of person that gravitates toward New York is a person that's not so much focused on controlling exactly how they appear and how they exit. They're more fascinated with the process.

Tags: Process, York  ✍ Author: Patton Oswalt

I've been running from, and toward, death all my life, more aware of it than a person should be.

Tags: Death, Life  ✍ Author: Ridley Pearson

I think I have sort of gravitated toward issues that I don't know the answers to, because that's what's more interesting for me to write.

Tags: Issues, Write  ✍ Author: Jodi Picoult

I think making a pretense of civility toward Eric Alterman is like making a pretense of civility to a scorpion.

Tags: Civility, Making  ✍ Author: John Podhoretz

Leftists' meanness toward those with whom they differ has no echo on the normative right.

Tags: Echo, Meanness  ✍ Author: Dennis Prager

Our policies toward Iraq simply are to protect the region and to protect Iraq's people and neighbors.

Tags: Iraq, Simply  ✍ Author: Condoleezza Rice

An inborn tendency toward science turning it into a lifelong commitment.

Tags: Commitment, Science  ✍ Author: Bruno Rossi

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