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Magoo's appeal lies in our hostility toward an older generation. But he's not only nearsighted physically. His mind is selective of what it sees, too. That is where the humor, the satire lies, in the difference between what he thinks he sees and reality as we see it.
There's a battle between what the cook thinks is high art and what the customer just wants to eat.
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
We still need a voice that thinks before it speaks.
Throughout my years in business, I discovered something. I would always ask why you do things. The answers that I would invariably get are: 'Oh, that's just the way things are done around here.' Nobody knows why they do what they do. Nobody thinks very deeply about things in business.
If you get to my age in life and nobody thinks well of you, I don't care how big your bank account is, your life is a disaster.
Happy the country that lives on nothing but its wits; cursed be the one that thinks it can get rich by planting or digging or drilling for wealth.
Nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don't, why should we? They talk about people and the proletariat; I talk about the suckers and the mugs. It's the same thing.
I think the average guy thinks they're pro-woman, just because they think they're a nice guy and someone has told them that they're awesome. But the truth is far from it.
The aesthetic of architecture has to be rooted in a broader idea about human activities like walking, relaxing and communicating. Architecture thinks about how these activities can be given added value.
I'm always flattered when someone thinks of me as a potential commissioner of baseball.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Kerry is an adult - he thinks things through. He learns from the present as well as the past. To George Bush, thinking things through is for sissies.
Back then, we could drive a mile from home and there was nothing. Now it's grown in every direction and is populated and modernized. I guess I have mixed feelings about it, but I'm not someone that thinks everything should stop growing.
Everyone thinks something like 'The Hills' just falls into your lap. It's not true. You have to work for everything.
Whatever one thinks of President George W. Bush and his unilateralist crew, most of the people laughing at us do not think we are evil. What they think is that we are naive and incompetent.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
Our regulatory bodies strive to create honest dealings, fair trades, and a situation in which no one has an advantage over anyone else. But human beings aren't honest. And all trades are made because one person thinks he's getting the better of the other, and the other person thinks the same.
P. J. O'Rourke
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
Miguel de Cervantes
I have written too much history to have faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I am inclined to agree with him.
I don't think that's healthy for the country when anyone thinks their morals are better than anyone else's.
Woman, essentially a purist, is naturally bigoted and relentless in her effort to make others as good as she thinks they ought to be.
It's what a fellow thinks he knows that hurts him.
Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
If everybody thinks of something, then it will happen. Your mind is part of the universe. It is connected, you can use its energy.
John F. Kennedy
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