Creating quotes

  • She started walking toward me and perfect white teeth caught her full bottom lip between them. I’d fantasized about those lips way too many times. She’d barely covered up her long tanned legs with a pair of shorts that made me want to go to church this Sunday just to thank God for creating her.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Sunday #White #Creating

  • She'd barely covered up her long, tan legs in a pair of shorts that made me want to go to church on Sunday just to thank God for creating her. - Beau
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Sunday #Creating #Long

  • One lesson that every nation can learn from China is to focus more on creating village-level enterprises, quality health services and educational facilities.
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Educational #Creating #Focus

  • Next to creating a life the finest thing a man can do is save one.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Men #Creating #Next

  • The person in peak-experiences feels himself, more than other times, to be the responsible, active, creating center of his activities and of his perceptions. He feels more like a prime-mover, more self-determined (rather than caused, determined, helpless, dependent, passive, weak, bossed). He feels himself to be his own boss, fully responsible, fully volitional, with more "free-will" than at other times, master of his fate, an agent.
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #Fate #Self #Creating

  • Creating something new is easy, creating something that lasts is the challenge.
    -- Adam Braun

    #Creating #Challenges #Lasts

  • This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
    -- Adam Clarke

    #Jesus #Men #Creating

  • The one thing that cannot be outsourced is creativity. We have to find ways to support creative people because the only way we are going to improve our laws... is by creating our way out of it.
    -- Adam Leipzig

    #Creativity #Law #Creating

  • The guy who knows about computers is the last person you want to have creating documentation for people who don't understand computers.
    -- Adam Osborne

    #Creating #People #Guy

  • The Government, being resolved to undertake the political and moral purification of our public life, are creating and securing the conditions necessary for a really profound revival of religious life
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Religious #Government #Creating

  • When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.
    -- Adrienne Rich

    #Creating #Telling The Truth #Possibility

  • The tree is made by nature, mathematics by people. And combining the two is creating this beautiful alliance between humanity and nature. That's why my forests are mathematical expansion systems, all of them.
    -- Agnes Denes

    #Beautiful #Two #Creating

  • I think people should be proud of the work they do, whatever it is. I have this other arty side that loves creating homes. I can be happy going to the hardware store.
    -- Aida Turturro

    #Home #Thinking #Creating

  • While the United States has been busy creating lawyers, we have been busier creating engineers.
    -- Akio Morita

    #Creating #United States #Lawyer

  • Some of my colleagues seem more interested in using every procedural method possible to keep the Senate from doing anything than they are in creating jobs or helping Americans struggling in a difficult economy.
    -- Al Franken

    #Jobs #Struggle #Creating

  • During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.
    -- Al Gore

    #Stupid #Technology #Creating

  • The choice to 'do nothing' in response to the mounting evidence is actually a choice to continue and even accelerate the reckless environmental destruction that is creating the catastrophe at hand.
    -- Al Gore

    #Hands #Creating #Choices

  • Highly resilient people are flexible, adapt to new circumstances quickly, and thrive in constant change. Most important, they expect to bounce back and feel confident that they will. They have a knack for creating good luck out of circumstances that many others see as bad luck.
    -- Al Siebert

    #Good Luck #Creating #People

  • What then are doing if not creating a better place together? I think, for me the key has to be, what do I want to create? What is it I want to leave behind?
    -- Alan Alda

    #Thinking #Keys #Creating

  • Leadership is ultimately about creating a way for people to contribute to making something extraordinary happen.
    -- Alan Keith

    #Creating #People #Way

  • My writings are an exploration, and I think a lot of writers would tell you this, but in writing, you're not simply putting down things that are already known to you. You're actually discovering in the writing process, you're actually creating knowledge.
    -- Alan Lightman

    #Writing #Thinking #Creating

  • Basically, a manager is a father figure to 20 or 25 blokes. It's about trying to get the best out of them and creating team spirit.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Father #Team #Creating

  • In attempting to construct such (artificially intelligent) machines we should not be irreverently usurping His (God's) power of creating souls, any more than we are in the procreation of children,” Turing had advised. “Rather we are, in either case, instruments of His will providing mansions for the souls that He creates.
    -- Alan Turing

    #Children #Intelligent #Creating

  • When we think of digitally disconnecting and inviting presence into our lives, we are creating the conditions of integration within and between.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Thinking #Creating #Integration

  • My role in 'Legally Blonde' was really rewarding, because I had so much fun working on the movie. I've had really rewarding experiences on tiny low budget films that you'll never see but where I had a cool time creating characters as well. I love almost all of the characters I've played.
    -- Alanna Ubach

    #Fun #Character #Creating

  • I certainly can't complain. I work six days a week, if not seven, and eighteen hours out of twenty-four - fortunately, with a great deal of pleasure. Why? Because I only do something if I want to do it; I need to feel a desire, to find pleasure in moving forward, creating, moving, inventing.
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Moving #Creating #Desire

  • Creating is living doubly. The groping, anxious quest of a Proust, his meticulous collecting of flowers, of wallpapers, and of anxieties, signifies nothing else.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Flower #Creating #Anxiety

  • I wrote 'Turn Your Radio On' in 1937, and it was published in 1938. At this time radio was relatively new to the rural people, especially gospel music programs. I had become alert to the necessity of creating song titles, themes, and plots, and frequently people would call me and say, 'Turn your radio on, Albert, they're singing one of your songs on such-and-such a station.' It finally dawned on me to use their quote, 'Turn your radio on,' as a theme for a religious originated song, and this was the beginning of 'Turn Your Radio On' as we know it.
    -- Albert E. Brumley

    #Song #Religious #Creating

  • Decorating is not about making stage sets, it's not about making pretty pictures for the magazines, it's really about creating a quality of life, a beauty that nourishes the soul.
    -- Albert Hadley

    #Creating #Soul #Quality

  • Decoration is really about creating a quality of life, and a beauty in that life that nourishes the soul, that makes life beautiful.
    -- Albert Hadley

    #Beautiful #Creating #Soul

  • Is not about creating an object. It is about creating a perspective.
    -- Albert Paley

    #Creating #Perspective

  • Science has helped us to understand and master ourselves, creating an elevated new form of human life, the wealth and beauty of which cannot be pictured today by the keenest imagination.
    -- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

    #Science #Creating #Imagination

  • Through ignorance, through faith, through intelligence, through trickery and cunning, through illumination, the reader rewrites the text with the same words of the original but under another heading, re-creating it, as it were, in the very act of bringing it into being.
    -- Alberto Manguel

    #Ignorance #Illumination #Creating

  • Something about the possession of a book - an object that can contain infinite fables, words of wisdom, chronicles of times gone by, humorous anecdotes and divine revelation - endows the reader with the power of creating a story, and the listener with a sense of being present at the moment of creation.
    -- Alberto Manguel

    #Humorous #Book #Creating

  • When some remote ancestor of ours invented the shovel, he became a giver: He could plant a tree. And when the axe was invented, he became a taker: He could chop it down. Whoever owns land has thus assumed, whether he knows it or not, the divine functions of creating and destroying plants.
    -- Aldo Leopold

    #Land #Creating #Tree

  • I think you have to be very secure as an actor to escape yourself - to revisit someones past, whether youre portraying another person or creating someone, and then to come back to who you are and not bring those emotions with you.
    -- Alex Pettyfer

    #Past #Thinking #Creating

  • Urban retrofitting: creating different sorts of spaces and uses out of places that are already there.
    -- Alex Steffen

    #Motivation #Inspiration #Creating

  • Copenhagen has done a remarkable job creating streets that are focused on bicycles and pedestrians.
    -- Alex Steffen

    #Jobs #Creating #Done

  • I look at Van Halen as social workers. What we're really doing is creating jobs for rock critics.
    -- Alex Van Halen

    #Jobs #Rocks #Creating

  • I've always had a creative urge and I get immense satisfaction from creating something because it feels like I'm making sense of the world and imposing order on it.
    -- Alexander McCall Smith

    #Creating #Order #Creative

  • I think we should, as the public sector or politicians, stop creating an illusion that it is the public sector that drives growth and jobs. It is not. It is the private sector that does it. There is no growth without entrepreneurship.
    -- Alexander Stubb

    #Jobs #Thinking #Creating

  • Computer Science is a science of abstraction -creating the right model for a problem and devising the appropriate mechanizable techniques to solve it.
    -- Alfred Aho

    #Learning #Creating #Technique

  • God is in the world, or nowhere, creating continually in us and around us. Insofar as man partakes of this creative process does he partake of the divine, of God, and that participation is his immortality ....
    -- Alfred North Whitehead

    #Creativity #Men #Creating

  • I believe in the immortality of the soul because I cannot conceive of an intelligent First Cause creating human beings through long process of evolution in this world only to destroy them.
    -- Alice Hegan Rice

    #Believe #Intelligent #Creating

  • Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.
    -- Alice Walker

    #Creating #Soul #Creating Beauty

  • I've always loved film and wanted to work in film. I just love working and creating new characters, and trying different genres and different things.
    -- Alison Brie

    #Character #Creating #Trying

  • Small businesses are vital contributors to our economy. They are the economic engine that is creating jobs, exploring innovation, and expanding opportunities for Americans in every community across the Nation.
    -- Allyson Schwartz

    #Jobs #Opportunity #Creating

  • Every single person is unlike anyone else. Therefore, in creating a portrait of someone... we must look carefully to catch that particular unique quality. In fact, we can neglect nothing because everything we select or do sends a message to the observer...
    -- Alton Tobey

    #Unique #Creating #Quality

  • DeFrantz's not the first book about the protean Ailey, who was born in hardscrabble Texas in 1931 and died in 1989 after creating close to 80 works. But it is perhaps the most comprehensive, combining biography, criticism, the analysis of dance criticism, and a sort of corporate history, siting the now firmly established Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in the international cultural landscape.
    -- Alvin Ailey

    #Book #Texas #Creating

  • He can't even be at a casual read and not be creating the whole thing in his mind. I remember feeling very awed about how much he still seems to be so in love with it, and so dedicated to making everything really real and really spontaneous.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Fear #Real #Creating

  • Creating music is a wonderful way to celebrate our devotion for Lord Shiva.
    -- Amish Tripathi

    #Creating #Shiva #Way

  • I believe we can incentivize more affordable health care in general by better regulating insurance and creating meaningful competition for health care services.
    -- Amy Klobuchar

    #Meaningful #Believe #Creating

  • I love the creative process. That's always been the closest thing to my heart, creating something.
    -- Amy Lee

    #Heart #Creating #Creative

  • I do not suppose that anyone not a poet can realize the agony of creating a poem. Every nerve, even every muscle, seems strained to the breaking point. The poem will not be denied; to refuse to write it would be a greater torture. It tears its way out of the brain, splintering and breaking its passage, and leaves that organ in the state of a jelly-fish when the task is done.
    -- Amy Lowell

    #Writing #Agony #Creating

  • If I'm creating something for myself, then I want to have fun.
    -- Amy Sedaris

    #Fun #Creating #Having Fun

  • The power of the creative imagination is not only merely content with observing the world as it is, accepting a given reality, but is capable of creating a new reality by transforming the inner as well as the outer world
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Healing #Reality #Creating

  • I rarely drink, I don't smoke, so my vice is probably creating. I'm addicted to creating. And women.
    -- Andre Benjamin

    #Creating #Vices #Drink

  • Millions and millions of exuberant monkeys are creating an endless digital forest of mediocrity.
    -- Andrew Keen

    #Creating #Mediocrity #Monkeys

  • To me the desire to create and to have control over your own life, irrespective of the politics of the time or social structures, has always been a part of the human spirit. What I did not fully realize was that work could open the doors to my heart.
    -- Anita Roddick

    #Heart #Doors #Creating

  • Creating is a lonely thing in a lot of ways.
    -- Ann Demeulemeester

    #Lonely #Creating #Way

  • I believe any time you have the courage to stand for what is right, especially in situations where no one else is willing to do so, you are creating a holy place.
    -- Ann M. Dibb

    #Believe #Creating #Holy

  • In terms of the secrets that imbue and underlie Fall on Your Knees, they were as much of a mystery to me as I was creating the story as they are to the readers.
    -- Ann-Marie MacDonald

    #Fall #Creating #Secret

  • Creating a book and creating a collection involve a lot of editing.
    -- Anna Sui

    #Book #Editing #Creating

  • Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Creating #People #Trying

  • Creating is the most intense excitement one can come to know.
    -- Anni Albers

    #Passion #Creating #Excitement

  • A longing for excitement can be satisfied without external means within oneself: For creating is the most intense excitement one can come to know.
    -- Anni Albers

    #Mean #Creating #Excitement

  • When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you.
    -- Annie Lennox

    #Motivational #Successful #Creating

  • Creating new paths requires moving old obstacles.
    -- Anthony D. Williams

    #Attitude #Moving #Creating

  • I'm not very good at creating worlds. I prefer to write about the world as it is.
    -- Anthony Horowitz

    #Writing #Creating #World

  • When people really hate one another, the tension within them can sometimes make itself felt throughout a room, like atmospheric waves, first hot, then cold, wafted backwards and forwards as if in an invisible process of air conditioning, creating a pervasive physical disturbance.
    -- Anthony Powell

    #Hate #Creating #Air

  • I wanted really to make it moment to moment, partly because I'm an actor and that's how I operate - actors are all about creating the moment.
    -- Anthony Rapp

    #Creating #Actors #Moments

  • We continue to see undeniable evidence that abuse and torture has been widespread and systematic, yet high-level government officials have not been held accountable for creating the policies that led to these atrocities.
    -- Anthony Romero

    #Government #Creating #Abuse

  • Reminding people what in reality it is all about, giving them a theme on which to ponder, creating a shock within them, pulling them out of the delusion of non authenticity, enabling them to become aware of their true possibilities.
    -- Antoni Tapies

    #Reality #Creating #People

  • The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character.
    -- Antonio Tabucchi

    #Character #Mean #Creating

  • It’s always going to be easy to live like others or other’s life, because creating or innovating something of own is always difficult in comparison to buying or borrowing anything from others.
    -- Anuj

    #Creating #Buying #Easy

  • A person creating a space in his life for something that he doesn’t deserve at all gets readily someone whom he doesn’t desire in all.
    -- Anuj

    #Creating #Space #Desire

  • Wakan Tanka never stops creating.
    -- Archie Fire Lame Deer


  • I like to cook Indian food when I can. I find the process of creating a home-cooked meal to be unwinding.
    -- Archie Panjabi

    #Home #Creating #Meals

  • Even though I always knew I had a good nose for fragrances, the process of creating my own, 'Alive,' turned out to be a great learning experience for me. And the name explains my reason behind it. Smelling good makes you feel alive.
    -- Arjun Rampal

    #Names #Creating #Noses

  • People get very creative if you include them.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Creating #People #Creative

  • I have great faith in optimism as a guiding principle, if only because it offers us the opportunity of creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.
    -- Arthur C. Clarke

    #Opportunity #Self #Creating

  • God is creating at every moment of the world's existence in and through the perpetually endowed creativity of the very stuff of the world.
    -- Arthur Peacocke

    #Creativity #Creating #World

  • Creating a character is about what they look like. The look speaks volume to the audience.
    -- Ashley Madekwe

    #Character #Creating #Looks

  • Part of being a revolutionary is creating a vision that is more humane. That is more fun, too. That is more loving. It's really working to create something beautiful.
    -- Assata Shakur

    #Beautiful #Fun #Creating

  • When you are solving a difficult problem re-ask the problem so that your solution helps you learn faster. Find a faster way to fail, recover, and try again. If the problem you are trying to solve involves creating a magnum opus, you are solving the wrong problem.
    -- Aza Raskin

    #Creating #Trying #Way

  • What we have done though is consistently looked for additional opportunities to get stuff done. Wherever we see a possibility of increasing wages, creating more jobs, making sure that more people are able to access opportunity, we're gonna seize it.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Jobs #Opportunity #Creating

  • My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government. We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Effectiveness #Creating #Government

  • Now is not the time to gut these job-creating investments in science and innovation. Now is the time to reach a level of research and development not seen since the height of the Space Race.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Jobs #Race #Creating

  • I care about the diversity of the mindset of the people creating our future, and the windows through which we see it, and the tools we use to build it.
    -- Baratunde Thurston

    #Creating #People #Diversity

  • It is inherent in human consciousness to improve. So there is nothing unique about a people searching for and creating ways to make their life better - all civilizations throughout history have done this. What is unique about us in America is the accelerated rate at which we continually search for novelty and progress.
    -- Barbara De Angelis

    #Unique #Civilization #Creating

  • How do we create a harmonious society out of so many kinds of people? The key is tolerance -- the one value that is indispensable in creating community.
    -- Barbara Jordan

    #Equality #Creating #Keys

  • Leadership is creating a state of mind in others. The difference between being a leader and manager, all due respect to managers, is that leaders have to create states of mind. But a leader, first of all, has to have a clear state of mind, which is usually her own vision, which energizes her, motivates others, and then creates that state of mind in others.
    -- Barbara Mikulski

    #Leadership #Differences #Creating

  • Let us get on with creating the democratic and pluralistic society that we say we are.
    -- Barbara Mikulski

    #Creating #Society #Democratic

  • Climate change is...a gross injustice-poor people in developing countries bear over 90% of the burden-through death, disease, destitution and financial loss-yet are least responsible for creating the problem. Despite this, funding from rich countries to help the poor and vulnerable adapt to climate change is not even 1 percent of what is needed.
    -- Barbara Stocking

    #Country #Loss #Creating

  • You have certain writing tools but generally creating something from nothing makes one quite mad and Cynthia and I are quite mad you know.
    -- Barry Mann

    #Writing #Creating #Mad

  • Creating value is an inherently cooperative process, capturing value is inherently competitive.
    -- Barry Nalebuff

    #Business #Creating #Process

  • The problem then with Jesus is that he cannot be removed from his time and transplanted into our own without simply creating him anew
    -- Bart D. Ehrman

    #Jesus #Creating #Problem

  • I don't act in the way other actresses act, in terms of building or creating a character. I don't transform myself into the role, I invest myself in the role.
    -- Beatrice Dalle

    #Character #Creating #Roles

  • Creating a role is an interesting thing - each show or each situation is different.
    -- Bebe Neuwirth

    #Creating #Interesting #Different

  • You are not going to destroy this imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist patriarchy by creating your own version of it,
    -- Bell Hooks

    #White #Creating #Capitalist