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What is a sophisticate? He is a man who thinks he can swim better than he can and sometimes he drowns.
Oscar Hammerstein II
The secular world is more spiritual than it thinks, just as the ecclesiastical world is more materialist than it cares to acknowledge.
One must live the way one thinks or end up thinking the way one has lived.
When they say you're the best, I always remember that the majority of the audience probably thinks someone else should have gotten the award.
No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.
Everyone thinks they can write a play; you just write down what happened to you. But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your life.
I have a problem with a lot of men's fragrances because they are very strong. Somebody somewhere thinks that masculine means powerful smells, and I find them overbearing and not very pleasant.
Because I'm a sweet, kind guy, everybody thinks I'm an idiot, I'm weak.
I think that a good Left is a party that always thinks about the future and doesn't care much about our past sins.
Even though disciplined sleeping habits and the adrenalin of live radio ensures that we are very awake while on duty, there is evidence of a phenomenon called circadian desynchronosis which causes one's brain to function slowly at those times of day when it thinks it should be asleep, regardless how wide awake the body is.
I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes.
Most of the offers I get from Hollywood are for teen comedies. My manager thinks I'm crazy for turning down all that money, but I'm very picky.
When I like someone a lot, I get scared that I'll let them down. My fear of sucking is worst when I feel like someone thinks I'm good.
In America, everybody thinks they're an entrepreneur. That's the problem. It's not a title that anybody should call oneself.
Whatever one thinks of the justifiability of drone attacks, it's one of the least 'brave' or courageous modes of warfare ever invented. It's one thing to call it just, but to pretend it's 'brave' is Orwellian in the extreme.
Everybody thinks that equality comes from identifying people, and that's not where equality comes from.
He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
You never know really what anyone thinks about you - that's why all my closest friends are ones I've had since my schooling days when I was 5. And I surround myself with people who I trust and who know me.
My brother thinks it is very, very bad that I left Islam. My half-sister wants to convert me back; I want to convert her to Western values. My mum is terrified that when I die, and we all go to God, I will be burned.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest.
I think that generally New Zealand is respected for the positions it takes because it thinks them through.
In Bosnia, little children shot in the head by a guy who thinks it's okay to aim his gun at a child.
The Alanis Morissette tour, everybody thinks that was all sitting around, lighting candles and talking intelligently about synergy and big words. That band was so gnarly. We were such scumbags. Alanis had no idea. We were like Van Halen.
Everyone who's in America spends the first few years not experiencing it. The person is frightened by the newness of the place and doesn't see things. Her emotional universe becomes the entire universe. And then when she thinks of home, her distance in space can seem like a distance in time.
Now the proposal is yet again another $150 billion before we start to think about a freeze. But $150 billion spent on more government programs; monies being created to direct and what kind of jobs that Washington thinks ought to be created. Come on. I mean there is a government that can help, and the government can also hurt.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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