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I count the Ally girls among my very dear friends. We hang out, they come round for dinner. There's usually a lot of red wine involved.
View quotes by Calista Flockhart

Standing among savage scenery, the hotel offers stupendous revelations. There is a French widow in every bedroom, affording delightful prospects.
View quotes by Gerard Hoffnung

'a country lying in the South Sea, whose industrial and commercial development has been unspeakably retarded by an unfortunate dispute among geographers as to whether it is a continent or an island'
View quotes by Ambrose Bierce

Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest. ('Gandhi, An Autobiography')
View quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government, in the short run, it is among the most fragile.
View quotes by Madeleine Albright

Genius can probably run on ahead and seek out new ways. But the good artists who follow after genius - and I count myself among these - have to restore the lost connection once more.
View quotes by Kathe Kollwitz

It is well known, that among the blind the one-eyed man is king
View quotes by Gerard Didier Erasmus

Father Abbot, I am come to lay my bones amongst you.
View quotes by Thomas Wolsey

Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.
View quotes by Publilius Syrus

It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
View quotes by Tacitus

Nature itself may be heartless and free of desires, but amongst the creatures it has thrown up are some which are not heartless, and not free of desires. [Ruling Passions]
View quotes by Simon Blackburn

Among the defects of the Bill, which were numerous, one provision was conspicuous by its presence and another by its absence.
View quotes by Lord John Russell

Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
View quotes by John Adams

To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.
View quotes by Jean De La Bruyere

One should never risk a joke, even of the mildest and most unexceptional charters, except among people of culture and wit.
View quotes by Jean De La Bruyere

Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
View quotes by George Sand

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
View quotes by Albert Schweitzer

Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em.
View quotes by Casey Stengel

The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.
View quotes by Plutarch

I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
View quotes by William Faulkner

Do not assume that he who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, he would never have been able to find these words.

View quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke

Of all mechanics, of all servile handycrafts-men, a gamester is the vilest. But yet, as many of the quality are of the profession, he is admitted amongst the politest company.
View quotes by John Gay

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
View quotes by Kahlil Gibran

The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air.
View quotes by Mary McCarthy

Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
View quotes by Marshall McLuhan

Nature has not placed us in an inferior rank to men, no more than the females of other animals, where we see no distinction of capacity, though I am persuaded if there was a commonwealth of rational horses... it would be an established maxim amongst them that a mare could not be taught to pace.
View quotes by Mary Wortley Montagu

Substantive and procedural law benefits and protects landlords over tenants, creditors over debtors, lenders over borrowers, and the poor are seldom among the favored parties.
View quotes by John Turner

Misfits aren't
misfits among other misfits.
View quotes by Barry Manilow

Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it.
View quotes by Maurice Greene

Homer and Hesiod have ascribed to the gods all things that are a shame and a disgrace among mortals, stealing and adulteries and deceiving on one another.
View quotes by Xenophanes



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