158 Total Quotes

Acts Quotes

Noah Baumbach
There's something deceptively simple about how he acts. It reminds me of Spencer Tracy. It's almost like he isn't doing anything, but he is really doing so much.
Noah Baumbach Permalink
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Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, the providence moves too. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamt would have come his way.
William Murray Permalink
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We speculate that some, if not most, of these acts of mischief may relate to a non-sanctioned grad rally.
Sgt. Skelton Permalink
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A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig.
Claud Cockburn Permalink
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Susan Collins
cannot conceive that these guards, on their own initiatives, undertook these acts. I think there's more to this story yet to come.
Susan Collins Permalink
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You don't normally see three huge acts like that out touring in the same year. McCartney and The Stones alone really helped drive up ticket prices.
Gary Bongiovanni Permalink
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The jail acts as a roof over their head and they feed them, but it's not cushy. They are processed, but they're not incarcerated. It's just simply a holding space.
Kelly Klundt Permalink
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Colin Powell
[The pictures] stunned every American, ... They showed acts that are despicable. The president has spoken to this. It is totally out of character of what we would expect from our men and women in uniform.
Colin Powell Permalink
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[It's a] post 9/11 film, ... When you have such overtly evil and unjustifiable acts, it causes us to question what is the eternal nature of the struggle between good and evil and God and the devil.
Craig Detweiler Permalink
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I did not and could not have committed those acts against the sister republic of Sierra Leone. I think this is an attempt to continue to divide and rule the people of Liberia and Sierra Leone. So most definitely I am not guilty.
Charles Taylor Permalink
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Walid Jumblatt
If he acts like Saddam did, yes, we are heading to a situation similar to what happened in Iraq.
Walid Jumblatt Permalink
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Yasser Arafat
This depends on how Israeli Prime Minister (Benjamin) Netanyahu acts because it is known that the problem is nowhere else,
Yasser Arafat Permalink
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One meeting does not make a conspiracy. Saddam Hussein does not engage in these types of acts.
Peter Bergen Permalink
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are the ones that seem to be doing those violent acts.
Ahmed Nazif Permalink
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These older acts are the gravy train, but someday that train is not going to run anymore, and no one really knows what to do when they're gone. Of the young acts, you have someone like Coldplay who does quite well, but where will it be in 10 years? That's hard to say.
Gary Bongiovanni Permalink
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We call on them to adhere to prior agreements, to put an end to terrorist acts. And, of course, they must move to recognize Israel's right to exist.
Alexander Kalugin Permalink
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We should all oppose acts of encroachment on other countries' sovereignty, forceful interference in a country's internal affairs, and willful use or threat of military force,
Hu Jintao Permalink
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We should not create a precedent when NATO acts outside the territories of its member-states without a relevant decision by the U.N. Security Council,
Yevgeny Primakov Permalink
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that there was gross misconduct and criminal acts committed by federal agents.
James Pate Permalink
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
That grand drama in a hundred acts, which is reserved for the next two centuries of Europe --the most terrible, most questionable and perhaps also the most hopeful of all dramas. . .
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Permalink
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The socialist-oriented market economic does not hamper the emulation movement. Instead, it acts as a catalyst to the movement,
Nong Manh Permalink
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My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity.
Yahoo Serious Permalink
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This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such.
Charles Krauthammer Permalink
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Carlos Castaneda
“A warrior acts as if he knows what he is doing, when in effect he knows nothing.”
Carlos Castaneda Permalink
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This is a new venture. (A judge says) even though it looks like a slot machine and acts like a slot machine, it's not really a slot machine.
Brian McGill Permalink
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It'll green up quickly. The big, burned blackened area acts as a solar collector, and the soil, in a week's time, will be 20 degrees warmer in the burned area than in the non-burned area so you can see how it speeds up the growth of the warm season native grasses.
Andy Sudbrock Permalink
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An investigation continues but at this point there is no evidence of improper acts by any specific individual or slate of candidates. I urge all parties to the election process to refrain from accusations against other candidates.
Steve Hensley Permalink
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Carlos Castaneda
“A warrior takes responsibility for his acts, for the most trivial of acts. An average man acts out his thoughts, and never takes responsibility for what he does.”
Carlos Castaneda Permalink
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It is too early to draw conclusions. Greek prosecutors are investigating the possible illegal acts linked with the presence in the Getty of the Greek antiquities.
Giorgos Voulgarakis Permalink
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Jimmy Rollins
Same guy. He acts like he's shy and humble: 'I'm just looking to make the team.' I've seen an All-Star be in Triple-A the next year, but not the rookie of the year!
Jimmy Rollins Permalink
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