Special quotes

  • One of the special marks of the Holy Ghost in the Apostolic Church was the spirit of boldness.
    -- A. B. Simpson

    #Church #Special #Spirit

  • Some of my academic friends think Ive fallen from a very special grace.
    -- A. Bartlett Giamatti

    #Thinking #Grace #Special

  • Sawyer was always the Vincent boy worth fighting for. He's the special one.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Fighting #Boys #Special

  • Not everyone sees you the way you do. Sometimes our imperfections are what makes us special. - Tripp
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Imperfection #Special #Way

  • I'm not going to hurt her. I know she's special and I tried to stay away, but when I'm with I don't feel so cold and alone.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Hurt #Special #Cold

  • The emotional reaction in the peak experience has a special flavor of wonder, of awe, of reverence, of humility and surrender before the experience as before something great.
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #Humility #Emotional #Special

  • Waiting is a large part of living. Great, passive, negative chunks of our time are consumed by waiting, from birth to death. Waiting is a special kind of activity - if activity is the right word for it - because we are held in enforced suspension between people and places, removed from the normal rhythms of our days and lives.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #People #Waiting #Special

  • One day in the shower, you figure it out. It's a special day in a man's life. I was like, 'Oh, I found me a hobby.'
    -- Adam Ferrara

    #Funny #Men #Special

  • If you make action movies, the critics will savage you, and then your movies are outdated the following week with the new wave of special effects.
    -- Adam McKay

    #Special #Savages #Action

  • There'll be a special place in hell for the tape back-up people.
    -- Adam Osborne

    #People #Special #Tape

  • Whether it's the experiments on 'MythBusters' or my earlier work in special effects for movies, I've regularly had to do things that were never done before, from designing complex motion-control rigs to figuring out how to animate chocolate.
    -- Adam Savage

    #Design #Chocolate #Special

  • Who says I am not under the special protection of God?
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Military #Special #Dictator

  • What guides me is to do work that's more avant-garde - things that I think are special. You can easily become a celebrity and get caught up in all that blur. I just want to work and surprise myself.
    -- Adrien Brody

    #Thinking #Special #Want

  • I think talented people are priceless. And I think people that are knowledgeable and experienced - and I think there's a balance of new talent and experience, which makes, I think, Estee Lauder really special.
    -- Aerin Lauder

    #Thinking #People #Special

  • My life has been a bit special, this is true. I participated in the liberation of my country. I was one of the organisers of its struggle for liberation. I likewise actively participated in all the struggles for liberation.
    -- Ahmed Ben Bella

    #Country #Struggle #Special

  • We [women] are the majority of the population, majority of the electorate, majority of the workforce... and yet we're still doing majority of family unpaid or low paid labor. And we live longer. Our stuff is not "special interest" stuff. Our stuff is the stuff of the future, of the whole.
    -- Ai-jen Poo

    #Special #Majority #Population

  • I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever.
    -- Al Gore

    #Special #President #Today

  • The Congress is virtually incapable of passing any reforms unless they first get permission from the powerful special interests who are most affected by the proposal.
    -- Al Gore

    #Powerful #Special #Reform

  • We keep a special place in our hearts for people who refuse to be impressed by us.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Heart #People #Special

  • I never had any special appetite for filmmaking, but you have to make a living and it is miraculous to earn a living working in film.
    -- Alain Resnais

    #Special #Film #Appetite

  • Although it is pleasant to think about poison at any season, there is something special about Christmas, and I found myself grinning.
    -- Alan Bradley

    #Holiday #Thinking #Special

  • When ordinary Soviet citizens are told that a vital trade agreement awarding their country most-favoured-nation status with the US is being blocked in Congress because Soviet Jews are demanding as an absolute right something few other inhabitants can expect as a special privilege - then the result is likely to be spontaneous outbreaks of anti-Semitism.
    -- Alan Brien

    #Country #Agreement #Special

  • Every technology really needs to be shipped with a special manual - not how to use it but why, when and for what.
    -- Alan Kay

    #Technology #Special #Needs

  • I don't mind being 65, but nobody is gonna tell me to come in at 5:30 to have the early bird special.
    -- Alan King

    #Bird #Mind #Special

  • In Russia we had to have special visas in our passports, and when we had to show our passports at the Kremlin gates, we realized that, Oh my God, we're actually playing in THE Kremlin!
    -- Alan Parsons

    #Russia #Special #Shows

  • I would play in any number shirt for Newcastle United, but the No 9 at Newcastle is something very special and I've always wanted to wear it. I mentioned it to the manager, he mentioned it to Les and Les has been very kind and given it to me.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Play #Numbers #Special

  • It is a special kind of enlightenment to have this feeling that the usual, the way things normally are, is odduncanny and highly improbable. G.K.Chesterton once said that it is one thing to be amazed at gorgon or a griffin, creatures which do not exist; but it is quite another and much higher thing to be amazed at a rhinoceros or a giraffe, creatures which do exist and look as if they don't. This feeling of universal oddity includes a basic and intense wondering about the sense of things.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Oddities #Feelings #Special

  • We are all special cases.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Teacher #Appreciation #Special

  • One reason why mathematics enjoys special esteem,above all other sciences,is that its laws are absolutely certain and indisputable,while those of all other sciences are to some extent debatable and in constant danger of being overthrown by newly discovered facts.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Law #Special #Facts

  • I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Makeup #Attachment #Special

  • It followed from the special theory of relativity that mass and energy are both but different manifestations of the same thing.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Special #Energy #Different

  • Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now - always and, indeed then most truly, when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.
    -- Albert Schweitzer

    #Time #Special #Hours

  • Culture is like the sum of special knowledge that accumulates in any large united family and is the common property of all its members. When we of the great Culture Family meet, we exchange reminiscences about Grandfather Homer, and that awful old Dr. Johnson, and Aunt Sappho, and poor Johnny Keats.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Aunt #Grandfather #Special

  • You are not special. There is no plan for you. Nothing happens for a reason. Just try not to die and shut up.
    -- Alec Sulkin

    #Special #Trying #Shut Up

  • Well, Milwaukee is a special place to me. It's where I started my career playing in Appleton. Getting cheered on the road is something I haven't been use to.
    -- Alex Rodriguez

    #Careers #Special #Use

  • I don't see what people get from hating other people unless it's a special thing I just ain't hip to.
    -- Alexis De Veaux

    #Hate #People #Special

  • For that is the power of the camera: seize the familiar and give it new meanings, a special significance by the mark of a personality.
    -- Alfred Stieglitz

    #Giving #Personality #Special

  • If I could have a special power in real life I'd love to fly.
    -- Ali Larter

    #Real #Real Life #Special

  • I don't feel special ... I was just full of energy and loved to learn .
    -- Alicia Witt

    #Special #Energy #Feels

  • I'm a working mom, not a professional athlete, but I am a runner and that's a special club.
    -- Alison Sweeney

    #Mom #Athlete #Special

  • [Golfers] are a special kind of moral relist who nips the normal romantic and idealstic yearnings in the bud by proving once or twice a week that life is unconquerable but endurable.
    -- Alistair Cooke

    #Golf #Special #Bud

  • Classical music is a special taste like Greek language or pre-Columbian archeology, not a common culture of reciprocal communication and psychological shorthand.
    -- Allan Bloom

    #Communication #Greek #Special

  • When the woman took the earbud, he didn't ask another question. She was a woman on a mission as she placed the tiny device in her ear and said, "This is Special Agent Abby Cameron. Let me talk to Macey McHenry.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Special #Abby #Tiny

  • Philippians 1:21 is very special to me because it helps to keep my life centered.
    -- Allyson Felix

    #Special #Helping #Special To Me

  • Religion is an idea, and, as an idea, it should be eligible for criticism, discussion, and yes, mockery. The only reason so many believers demand special exceptions be made for religious ideas is because they know full well that their ideas don’t hold up well under scrutiny.
    -- Amanda Marcotte

    #Religious #Ideas #Special

  • This trophy is so special in the world of tennis and it feels great.
    -- Amelie Mauresmo

    #Sports #Tennis #Special

  • I feel a part of the congregation. I've never had to do special music. The kids sing in the choir. It's just normal. We're treated like everybody else.
    -- Amy Grant

    #Kids #Special #Normal

  • You aren't allowed to feel special, but no one knows the specific ways you are in pain.
    -- Amy Poehler

    #Pain #Special #Way

  • I didn't think it was special to be able to sing.
    -- Amy Winehouse

    #Thinking #Special #Able

  • The artist is not a special kind of man, but every man is a special kind of artist.
    -- Ananda Coomaraswamy

    #Artist #Men #Special

  • During the election in 1989, there was the first Soviet election with alternative candidates to local government. I myself arranged special training for them.
    -- Anatoly Chubais

    #Government #Training #Special

  • If the regular length of a shot is increased, one becomes bored, but if you keep on making it longer, it piques your interest, and if you make it even longer, a new quality emerges, a special intensity of attention.
    -- Andrei Tarkovsky

    #Bored #Quality #Special

  • The Celtic fans are very special and the club and players can be very proud of them. They are the best I have ever heard.
    -- Andres Iniesta

    #Player #Special #Clubs

  • I enjoy a special collegiality among other writers in the thriller community. They call me Canadas scariest writer, and I love that.
    -- Andrew Pyper

    #Community #Special #Canada

  • We are playing at home, with full stadiums and passionate fans. It will be very special moment for me.
    -- Andriy Shevchenko

    #Home #Special #Fans

  • You know, 'Project Runway' was a really special show, and we had a great five seasons with it. We loved that show, and we loved the stories that it brought to Bravo and the creativity. And it was a magic five seasons.
    -- Andy Cohen

    #Creativity #Magic #Special

  • Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.
    -- Andy Goldsworthy

    #Winter #Snow #Special

  • I have a special place in my heart for working moms - it's a constant pull on your heartstrings.
    -- Angela Kinsey

    #Mom #Heart #Special

  • calls for equal treatment are often seen as calls for 'special treatment' in situations where discrimination has become the norm.
    -- Anita Hill

    #Equal Treatment #Special #Injustice

  • Be special. Be anything but mediocre.
    -- Anita Roddick

    #Special #Mediocre

  • There is a special mystique to Texas. Texans represent many things to the uninitiated: We are bigger than life in our boots and Stetsons, rugged individualists whose two-steppin' has achieved world-wide acclaim, and we were the first to define hospitality.
    -- Ann Richards

    #Texas #Two #Special

  • Equal opportunity is good, but special privilege is better.
    -- Anna Chennault

    #Opportunity #Equality #Special

  • I am excited by this collaboration: this is the first time H&M involves a Fashion Director in a special project. This is the sign of an important evolution in fashion, and I am both thrilled and humbled to be the one chosen to lead it. I wanted to create precious accessories that are impossible to find. As a stylist I know accessorization is essential: it is the personal touch to any outfit. With these pieces everybody can have fun, turning an ordinary day into a fantastic fashion day
    -- Anna Dello Russo

    #Fashion #Fun #Special

  • A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister's wife.
    -- Anna Garlin Spencer

    #Successful #Wife #Special

  • Only the BLACK WOMAN can say 'when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or special patronage, then and there the whole Negro race enters with me.'
    -- Anna Julia Cooper

    #Race #Black #Special

  • We are hurtling back into a Soviet abyss, into an information vacuum that spells death from our own ignorance. All we have left is the internet, where information is still freely available. For the rest, if you want to go on working as a journalist, it's total servility to Putin. Otherwise, it can be death, the bullet, poison, or trial—whatever our special services, Putin's guard dogs, see fit.
    -- Anna Politkovskaya

    #Dog #Ignorance #Special

  • There is something so settled and stodgy about turning a great romance into next of kin on an emergency room form, and something so soothing and special, too.
    -- Anna Quindlen

    #Romance #Special #Rooms

  • I'll tell you what, I love my daddy. And he's so special. He's meant so much to me, so it's not a thorn in my side to be known as Billy Graham's daughter. It's a privilege.
    -- Anne Graham Lotz

    #Daughter #Daddy #Special

  • I don't normally do big movies. I'm new to this world. And I've always been afraid that jumping onto a big budget film, you would lose the relationships in favour of special effects.
    -- Anne Hathaway

    #Jumping #Special #World

  • I don't want something special. I want something beautifully plain.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Design #Special #Want

  • I've had a lot of dates, but I don't think there's been anyone that special or important.
    -- Anne Robinson

    #Thinking #Special #Important

  • I don't do that many appearances at conventions. I like to keep them special for me. And for the fans, I hope.
    -- Anthony Daniels

    #Special #Fans #Appearance

  • You're nothing if you're not special.
    -- Anthony Horowitz


  • I don't even bother trying to picture a perfect world, because I don't think that perfection is something to strive for. I prefer imperfection. That's what makes things special. You know, things that change
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Thinking #Perfect #Special

  • See how special you are? I serve you coffee in the parlor.
    -- Anthony Quinn

    #Coffee #Special #Parlor

  • Mary Queen of Scots was my first love, and that is always something special.
    -- Antonia Fraser

    #Queens #First Love #Special

  • First person to appreciate the good points of others is always special in life as he or she manifests his or her leadership through initiatives.
    -- Anuj

    #Appreciate #Special #Firsts

  • I'm so thankful for the Internet because actors and singers and performers now have a way to connect with their fans on a very personal level which I think is quite special.
    -- Ariana Grande

    #Thinking #Special #Fans

  • Don't ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It's too short, and you're too special.
    -- Ariana Grande

    #Doubt #Special #Waste

  • Sometimes, people can be extraordinarily judgmental and closed-minded to anyone different or special, which is why it's so hard for young people in this day and age to be comfortable enough in their own skin to not listen to the people picking on them.
    -- Ariana Grande

    #People #Special #Age

  • Poetry demands a man with a special gift for it, or else one with a touch of madness in him.
    -- Aristotle

    #Men #Special #Demand

  • The virtue of a faculty is related to the special function which that faculty performs. Now there are three elements in the soul which control action and the attainment of truth: namely, Sensation, Intellect, and Desire. Of these, Sensation never originates action, as is shown by the fact that animals have sensation but are not capable of action.
    -- Aristotle

    #Animal #Soul #Special

  • Kolkata is special. I have been privileged to spend time in the city and make some great friends there. I like to go there whenever I can.
    -- Arjun Rampal

    #Cities #Special #Great Friend

  • Life’s not a one-shot special. It’s a friggin’ on-going series. Live it!
    -- Arnold Arre

    #Special #Shots

  • If they don't have the guts to come up here in front of you and say, 'I don't want to represent you, I want to represent those special interests, the unions, the trial lawyers ... if they don't have the guts, I call them girlie men.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Men #Special #Trials

  • If I would do another 'Terminator' movie I would have Terminator travel back in time and tell Arnold not to have a special election.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Special #Election #Back In Time

  • Evolution is unproved and unprovable. We believe it only because the only alternative is special creation, and that is unthinkable.
    -- Arthur Keith

    #Believe #Special #Alternatives

  • Journalism's ultimate purpose is to inform the reader, to bring him each day a letter from home and never to permit the serving of special interests.
    -- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

    #Home #Special #Purpose

  • I feel that special secret current between the public and me. I can hold them with one little note in the air, and they will not breathe. That is a great, great moment.
    -- Arthur Rubinstein

    #Air #Secret #Special

  • I was always told I was special. And I was also assured that I had a gift and a purpose.
    -- Ashley Judd

    #Special #Purpose

  • The fact of the matter is that you should really stop concerning yourself with writing a book because anyone can write a book that totally sucks. There is nothing special about that.
    -- Ashly Lorenzana

    #Book #Writing #Special

  • I just want to keep finding special characters that I feel like I can bring to life and characters that are real and not superficial.
    -- Aubrey Plaza

    #Real #Character #Special

  • Your uniqueness is your strength. Remember that. Don't mold yourself to others or to what others think. You're an individual. You're special.
    -- Austin Carlile

    #Thinking #Special #Mold

  • Soap Actors are fun and interesting. They all have something special that you want to be around.
    -- Austin Peck

    #Fun #Interesting #Special

  • I think that women definitely have a special bond as friends that is hard to describe to men, and we don't often see that portrayed narratively.
    -- Ava DuVernay

    #Men #Thinking #Special

  • If I had my life to live over again, I'd live it the same way. Maybe a few changes here or there, but nothing special. The truth is, honey, I've enjoyed my life. I've had a hell of a good time.
    -- Ava Gardner

    #Special #Honey #Way

  • When you meet someone you really like and connect with, I think that's very special, and not to be taken for granted.
    -- Aziz Ansari

    #Taken #Thinking #Special

  • The light that Yoga sheds on life is something special. It is transformative. It does not just change the way we see things; it transforms the person who sees.
    -- B.K.S. Iyengar

    #Yoga #Light #Special

  • We can't have special interests sitting shotgun. We gotta have middle class families up in front. We don't mind the Republicans joining us. They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Class #Mind #Special

  • I have fought against spending. I have fought against special interests. I have fought for reform.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Special #Reform #Spending