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Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour, as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel.

Tags: Kinds, Writing  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians.

Tags: Found, Love  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

You get a sense of how the show works and then let your personality take over.

Tags: Sense, Show  ✍ Author: Adam Baldwin

We at BMW do not build cars as consumer objects, just to drive from A to B. We build mobile works of art.

Tags: Art, Cars  ✍ Author: Chris Bangle

The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life into them.

Tags: Life, Living  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Look, you have to make mistakes. That's how you learn and that's how the world works.

Tags: Learn, Mistakes  ✍ Author: Naomi Campbell

I have been working for years to promote a responsible energy policy that works to increase energy efficiency and invest in alternative and renewable energy sources.

Tags: Energy, Working  ✍ Author: Lois Capps

How unbearable at times are people who are happy, people for whom everything works out.

Tags: Happy, Times  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.

Tags: Blame, Praise  ✍ Author: Calvin Coolidge

Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums.

Tags: Necessary, Try  ✍ Author: Salvador Dali

We believe that government works for the benefit of private life, and not the other way around.

Tags: Government, Life  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.

Tags: Percent, Time  ✍ Author: Peter Drucker

Premature burial works just fine as a cure for adolescence.

Tags: Cure, Fine  ✍ Author: George Alec Effinger

I believe you need scientific proof that something works before you entrust your health to it.

Tags: Health, Scientific  ✍ Author: Britt Ekland

There's a fast-track if you can do the networking. For some personalities it works, but for mine it doesn't.

Tags: Mine, Networking  ✍ Author: Idris Elba

It would be wrong to say that the city of Berlin is not regulated. What I think is more interesting is to what extent a city creates a sort of safe haven for its users, so that people feel confident that the city works on their behalf.

Tags: City, Wrong  ✍ Author: Mircea Eliade

Being short works for me.

Tags: Short  ✍ Author: Freema Agyeman

The way sci-fi works, you can never die.

Tags: Die  ✍ Author: Freema Agyeman

Napster works because people who love music share and participate.

Tags: Love, Music  ✍ Author: Shawn Fanning

When I decide to write a story, I don't think too much about what I want it to be, I just let things come naturally and this is how it turns out. It's just how my subconscious works.

Tags: Story, Write  ✍ Author: Asghar Farhadi

What's so seductive about the efficient markets hypothesis is that it applies nine years out of ten. A lot of the time it works. But when it stops working, you blow up.

Tags: Time, Working  ✍ Author: Niall Ferguson

But the shortest works are always the best.

Tags: Best, Shortest  ✍ Author: Jean de La Fontaine

God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.

Tags: God, Honest  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

I do not want my new works to be generated in a market or audience of any kind.

Tags: Audience, Market  ✍ Author: Vincent Gallo

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.

Tags: Great, Men  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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Sometimes it works, sometimes it fails, but that's what we face when we're dealing with improvisation.

Tags: Face, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Jan Garbarek

I love 'Glee' so much. It just works - it's on the edge of ridiculous.

Tags: Love, Ridiculous  ✍ Author: Adam Garcia

It's fascinating how life works.

Tags: Life  ✍ Author: Henry Louis Gates

Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will.

Tags: Against, Himself  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We want a story that starts out with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax.

Tags: Earthquake, Story  ✍ Author: Samuel Goldwyn

No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.

Tags: Move, Surrender  ✍ Author: Ulysses S. Grant

Museums are not normally presenting the works on the walls as provocations to work. It's more like going to a Jacuzzi.

Tags: Walls, Work  ✍ Author: Hans Haacke

Yeah, improvising only really works 100% when you're with somebody.

Tags: Somebody, Yeah  ✍ Author: Bill Hader

Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.

Tags: Provided, Work  ✍ Author: Nikki Haley

All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.

Tags: Human, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Johann Georg Hamann

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.

Tags: Family, Rock  ✍ Author: Lee Iacocca

I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain, in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels.

Tags: Books, United  ✍ Author: Guillermo Cabrera Infante

When something exceeds your ability to understand how it works, it sort of becomes magical.

Tags: Ability, Understand  ✍ Author: Igor Ivanov

There is beauty when something works and it works intuitively.

Tags: Beauty  ✍ Author: Igor Ivanov

Truth is what works.

Tags: Truth  ✍ Author: William James

I think I am very mainstream - I'm committed to good works in my life.

Tags: Good, Life  ✍ Author: Peter Jennings

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

Tags: Design, Looks  ✍ Author: Steve Jobs

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Tags: Great, Strength  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.

Tags: Logic  ✍ Author: Joseph Joubert

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.

Tags: Creative, Fantasy  ✍ Author: Carl Jung

My roommate at Yale University introduced me to the auteur theory of filmmaking. I soon became a big fan of the works of John Ford, Kenji Mizoguchi, Ernst Lubitsch, and Stan Brakhage. I then decided to make my own films!

Tags: Big, Soon  ✍ Author: Lloyd Kaufman

Civilization, we shall find, like Universalism and Christianity, is anti evolutionary in its effects; it works against the laws and conditions which regulated the earlier stages of man's ascent.

Tags: Against, Shall  ✍ Author: Arthur Keith

You never know why something works or doesn't.

Tags: Why  ✍ Author: Heidi Klum

Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.

Tags: Body, Remember  ✍ Author: Jack LaLanne

I want to sit down, and I want to laugh. Nothing works better for me than watching somebody slip on a banana peel.

Tags: Laugh, Somebody  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

People haven't got the interest in long long works these days. A lack of interest which I share.

Tags: Days, Interest  ✍ Author: Norman MacCaig

I think capital punishment works great. Every killer you kill never kills again.

Tags: Again, Great  ✍ Author: Bill Maher

One effect that the Nobel Prize seems to have had is that more Arabic literary works have been translated into other languages.

Tags: Effect, Seems  ✍ Author: Naguib Mahfouz

Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.

Tags: Fine  ✍ Author: Malcolm X

Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.

Tags: Peace, Seem  ✍ Author: Nelson Mandela

Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.

Tags: Beautiful, Machine  ✍ Author: H. L. Mencken

I've tested life and I've learned what works for me.

Tags: Learned, Life  ✍ Author: Joe Namath

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

Tags: Defense, Line  ✍ Author: Richard Neal

God works powerfully, but for the most part gently and gradually.

Tags: Gently, God  ✍ Author: John Newton

Bowie is a musician, but he works like a painter. Thom always thought that we should aspire to that.

Tags: Musician, Thought  ✍ Author: Ed O\'Brien

Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.

Tags: Theater, Women  ✍ Author: Carroll O\'Connor

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.

Tags: Government, Stop  ✍ Author: P. J. O\'Rourke

In the 21st century, somebody or something has changed the rules about how our world works.

Tags: Rules, Somebody  ✍ Author: Agnes Obel

For me, the '60s in the automotive industry was awesome. The cars are heavy, huge, rolling works of art.

Tags: Art, Awesome  ✍ Author: Apolo Ohno

I think everybody works from a defensive position, for the most part, in the film industry.

Tags: Everybody, Film  ✍ Author: Will Oldham

Fort Leavenworth is in fact no fort, being without defensive works, except two block-houses.

Tags: Except, Fact  ✍ Author: Francis Parkman

If there is a special Hell for writers it would be in the forced contemplation of their own works.

Tags: Hell, Special  ✍ Author: John Dos Passos

Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.

Tags: Above, God  ✍ Author: William Penn

One can easily classify all works of fiction either as descendants of the Iliad or of the Odyssey.

Tags: Either, Fiction  ✍ Author: Raymond Queneau

I've got a young man who works for me who says you don't need to discover your dreams - you need to recover them.

Tags: Dreams, Young  ✍ Author: Dave Ramsey

I don't think I have one particular favourite writer. I have many whose works I will always buy or reread - Muriel Spark, Anthony Powell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Ruth Rendell, James Ellroy, William McIlvanney, Kate Atkinson, John Burnside, Louise Welsh, Iain Banks.

Tags: Whose, Writer  ✍ Author: Ian Rankin

I have an American top hat that's collapsible and works as a frisbee.

Tags: American, Top  ✍ Author: Jackson Rathbone

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.

Tags: Minds, Needs  ✍ Author: Carl Sagan

Sometimes you just stumble into something that works, and here I am a quarter of a century later.

Tags: Here, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Pat Sajak

There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!

Tags: Divine, Love  ✍ Author: Saint Francis de Sales

Companies are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In Europe, it hardly does.

Tags: Logic, United  ✍ Author: Paul Samuelson

One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.

Tags: Become, Cannot  ✍ Author: Jean-Paul Sartre

God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.

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

I don't play the kind of music that works in a football stadium.

Tags: Football, Music  ✍ Author: James Taylor

Nobody works harder than Lady Gaga. Nobody. She is unbelievable. I don't know how she sleeps, or when or if.

Tags: Nobody, She  ✍ Author: Tim Tebow

The classic, quote/unquote, craft of songwriting still works; it still is relevant.

Tags: Classic, Craft  ✍ Author: Tim Tebow

I feel honesty always works.

Tags: Honesty  ✍ Author: Bobby Unser

Word of mouth works now, much more than ever. @-reply every single person.

Tags: Single, Word  ✍ Author: Gary Vaynerchuk

Qmail out of the box works fine, so people will want to use it regardless of licensing restrictions, even when the software does not ship with their system software.

Tags: Fine, System  ✍ Author: Terry Venables

In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.

Tags: Author  ✍ Author: Voltaire

Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.

Tags: Art, Consumed  ✍ Author: Simone Weil

I think that China has many outstanding authors, and their great works should also be recognised by the world.

Tags: China, Great  ✍ Author: Mo Yan

More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works.

Tags: Books, Racing  ✍ Author: Carl Yastrzemski

The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.

Tags: Actually, Order  ✍ Author: Loretta Young

If you give a hacker a new toy, the first thing he'll do is take it apart to figure out how it works.

Tags: Give, Hacker  ✍ Author: Jamie Zawinski

Let Catholics build their own churches and works.

Tags: Build, Catholics  ✍ Author: Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Some people pray to a totem pole, some people pray to a sun, some people pray to a god. It all works for them. It all comes back to what you think.

Tags: God, Sun  ✍ Author: Barry Zito

Words of love, are works of love.

Tags: Love, Words  ✍ Author: Horatio Alger

I don't like psychiatry. I don't believe it works. I believe psychiatrists are neurotic or psychotic, for the most part.

Tags: Neurotic, Psychotic  ✍ Author: Kirstie Alley

There's a richness to the old works if you look before the 1950s. The chord progressions and the language was more complicated, especially in the jazz and classical world.

Tags: Language, Old  ✍ Author: Tori Amos

Free love never works.

Tags: Free, Love  ✍ Author: Jennifer Aniston

I am an ardent recycler. I would like to think that it works. I don't know whether it does or not.

Tags: Ardent, Whether  ✍ Author: David Attenborough

Hardware works best when it matters the least.

Tags: Best, Matters  ✍ Author: Norman Ralph Augustine

The intellectuals' chief cause of anguish are one another's works.

Tags: Another, Cause  ✍ Author: Jacques Barzun

Science fiction works best when it stimulates debate.

Tags: Best, Science  ✍ Author: Greg Bear
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