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On Madonna: Do I think she's a great performer? Yes. Do I think she's a great actress? No.
View quotes by Jennifer Lopez

About former bandmates H and Claire: "They won't be coming to the ceremony. I think a wedding is for people really close to you and I feel we've all moved on since Steps."
View quotes by Faye Tozer

Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly, (Human Nature)
View quotes by Thomas Hobbes

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
View quotes by Albert Einstein

Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adult
View quotes by Thomas Szasz

'You have to remember that when you are a performer you become a celebrity, but you are not saving lives. It's not that important.'
View quotes by Victoria Beckham

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
View quotes by Hippocrates

As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly.
View quotes by Samuel Johnson

In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment.
View quotes by Pliny The Elder

It is one of the consolations of middle-aged reformers that the good they inculcate must live after them if it is to live at all.
View quotes by Saki

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
View quotes by Hosea Ballou

If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
View quotes by Honore De Balzac

As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity.
View quotes by Jean Paul Richter

It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
View quotes by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

It is essential that we realize once and for all that man is much more of a sex creature than a moral creature. The former is inherent, the other is grafted on.
View quotes by Emma Goldman

I can recall no parallel in history where a great nation recently at war has so distinguished its former enemy commander.
View quotes by Douglas Macarthur

Somerset's rent-a-quote, Peter Anderson, enjoyed another opportunity to stick the boot in, accusing the would-be reformers of knowing nothing about the game. It is undeniable, of course, that an ex-copper from Hong Kong should know more about cricket than the combined experience of two England captains.
View quotes by Mike Atherton

I hate the phrase 'former porn queen.' That part of my life was a long time ago. Think of something else to call me... I'm successful in spite of my past, not because of it.
View quotes by Traci Lords

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
View quotes by Thomas Szasz

He can say exactly what he thinks of the job I've done. It's a million per cent not a problem for me. [on talks with his former Chairman at Portsmouth]
View quotes by Harry Redknapp

I am at that age when former child stars go off the rails.
View quotes by Charlotte Church

I imagine he'll buy the whole of Kent. [on former owner]
View quotes by Andrew Goodsell

I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there.
View quotes by Fred Astaire

I agree completely with my son James when he says 'Internet is like electricity. The latter lights up everything, while the former lights up knowledge'.
View quotes by Kerry Packer

Vanity Fair magazine reports that former President Clinton and Al Gore haven't spoken to each other since George W. Bush's inauguration. Not only that, Bill and his wife, Hillary, haven't spoken since Richard Nixon's.
View quotes by Conan O'Brien

They [former England players] probably stopped believing, whereas a lot of players in the current team do not have that losing feeling.
View quotes by Andrew Strauss

We have all, at one time or another, been performers, and many of us still are - politicians, playboys, cardinals and kings.
View quotes by Laurence Olivier

The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason.
View quotes by Imannuel Kant

The younger generation of performers really enjoy their success. Its like they know their moment is here right now and probably won't be here in a few years.
View quotes by Sheryl Crow

The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers, and dreads nothing so much as their charity and patience
View quotes by James Russell Lowell



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