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I spend so much time living by myself - mostly in hotels - and I pick up cats when I'm feeling particularly lonely.
View quotes by Penelope Cruz

I find it hard to work with other musicians because I know from experience that when they play, they play with their feeling, and that restricts me because I know I want to play in my own particular way.
View quotes by Enya

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
View quotes by Marie Curie

Human freedom is realised in the adoption of humanity as an end in itself, for the one thing that no-one can be compelled to do by another is to adopt a particular end. - 'Metaphysical Principles of Virtue'
View quotes by Imannuel Kant

I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.
View quotes by Margaret Thatcher

'I don't particularly like babies. I don't mind them for about four minutes. That's my max. After that I can't quite see what everyone's fussing about.'
View quotes by Hugh Grant

'I'm not a particularly attractive person - 5ft 8in, stooping, with a receding hairline.'
View quotes by Moby

We have the highest authority for believing that the meek shall inherit the earth; though I have never found any particular corroboration of this aphorism in the records of Somerset House.
View quotes by F E Smith (first Earl Of Birkenhead)

To me it's entirely logical, particularly when you are doing a film noir, you may as well go right through with that theme, and the central character could in fact be what he is chasing... (on Deckard, in Blade Runner)
View quotes by Ridley Scott

I had never had a piece of toast Particularly long and wide, But fell upon the sanded floor, And always on the buttered side.
View quotes by James Payn

No people are uninteresting.
Their fate is like the chronicles of planets.
Nothing in them is not particular,
and planet is dissimilar from planet.
View quotes by Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.
View quotes by Lord Acton

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
View quotes by Groucho Marx

Our belief in any particular natural law cannot have a safer basis than our unsuccessful critical attempts to refute it.
[Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge]
View quotes by Karl Popper

I didn't see that particular incident
View quotes by Arsene Wenger

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
View quotes by Joseph Addison

Electronic aids, particularly domestic computers, will help the inner migration, the opting out of reality. Reality is no longer going to be the stuff out there, but the stuff inside your head. It's going to be commercial and nasty at the same time.

View quotes by J G Ballard

Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care to trace his own.
View quotes by Ambrose Bierce

He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
View quotes by William Blake

A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterwards deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
View quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer

Camp is a vision of the world in terms of style - but a particular kind of style. It is love of the exaggerated.
View quotes by Susan Sontag

The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.

View quotes by Adlai Stevenson

Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons.
View quotes by Pope John Paul II

I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have gone ourselves.
View quotes by E M Forster

The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.
View quotes by Iris Murdoch

All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous.
View quotes by Iris Murdoch

I'm a massive television addict: satellite, BBC, Channel 5, I love the lot. As I've got a particular fetish for animal programmes, I tend to leave the National Geographic Channel on more than is strictly healthy.
View quotes by Rhona Cameron

I like someone who embraces life; who wants to be on a long journey but has no particular plan or destination in mind. An adventurous man, open to the concept of living life in the moment.
View quotes by Jill Hennessy

Probably the chess game in Star Wars because it was funny and just a great moment of that particular movie [Fave moment in Star Wars]
View quotes by Peter Mayhew

I've been through so much in my career in F1, particularly in 1995, and I did achieve so much that I thought that it's not worth it any more to push your luck further. [on his retirement]
View quotes by Mika Hakkinen



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