Als quotes

  • It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go, I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, all the great actors that I've worked with... Sir Ben Kingsley.
    -- Aaron Eckhart

    #Feel Good #Actors #Als

  • Abu Sa'id al-Kharraz said I have never known Allah May He be exalted except through the coincidence in Him of the opposites. 'He is the First and the Last, the Apparent and the Hidden.'
    -- Abdelkader El Djezairi

    #Opposites #May #Als

  • When al-Qaeda was on the run from Afghanistan crossing through Iran, some were arrested and they are imprisoned. Some of them are charged with some actions in Iran.
    -- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

    #Running #Iran #Als

  • Al and Tommy and I sharing the biggest laugh because it was predicted by everything we did in the first three or four records in my career. It was predicted in the grooves that we would be here sometime later on down the road.
    -- Al Jarreau

    #Careers #Laughing #Als

  • The essence of knowledge is to know what obedience and worship are -Abu Hamid al
    -- Al-Ghazali

    #Islamic #Essence #Als

  • Al is on the surface. And it's been a long way, but we're here.
    -- Alan Shepard

    #Moon #Long #Als

  • To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama were a Republican, he'd be on Mount Rushmore by now.
    -- Andrew Sullivan

    #World #Mount Rushmore #Als

  • The one man more responsible for destroying the Democratic centrist revival, for throwing away the Clinton legacy, and for suicidally pitching his party to the populist left was Al Gore
    -- Andrew Sullivan

    #Party #Men #Als

  • Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar. (Walk, there is no path, the path is made by walking.)
    -- Antonio Machado

    #Path #Hay #Als

  • I have grown up watching Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan and the likes. These are actors who have changed with time. They have no shelf-life. They have immortalised themselves because they have evolved with time.
    -- Arjun Rampal

    #Actors #Als #Likes

  • A foreign ideology cannot be introduced into Chechnya - were it through an Arab or al-Qaeda. Our experience is rich and long enough for us to be Muslims and know what jihad is.
    -- Aslan Maskhadov

    #Vaccines #Long #Als

  • My first term I sang Al Green... in my second term, I'm going with Young Jeezy .
    -- Barack Obama

    #Green #Als #Firsts

  • Mistakes were made is something we heard back in '92, and that has sort of been the Clinton administration's mantra. I can't imagine that Al Gore is going to pick up that statement and carry it through the next election.
    -- Barbara Olson

    #Mistake #Als #Next

  • It's difficult to believe that Al Gore was oblivious to the existing laws. He has to respond at some point.
    -- Barbara Olson

    #Believe #Law #Als

  • There's more evil in the charts than an Al-Qaeda suggestion box.
    -- Bill Bailey

    #Evil #Suggestions #Als

  • Al Gore clearly has the vision... it's a much better vision than that of George W. Bush.
    -- Bill Bradley

    #Vision #Als

  • When caricaturist, Al Hirschfeld, did a drawing of a celebrity, it often looked more like the person than the person did. That's our goal in animation.
    -- Brad Bird

    #Drawing #Goal #Als

  • Al Qaeda doesn't abide by the Geneva Conventions, so in my opinion, they should not be afforded the protections of them.
    -- Brad Thor

    #Als #Opinion #Protection

  • His presidency ended more than a decade ago, but politicians, Democrat and Republican, still talk about Ronald Reagan. Al Gore has an ad noting that in Congress he opposed the Reagan budget cuts. He says that because Bill Bradley was one of 36 Democratic Senators who voted for the cuts. Gore doesn’t point out that Bradley also voted against the popular Reagan tax cuts and that it was the tax cuts that piled up those enormous deficits, a snowballing national debt.
    -- Bruce Morton

    #Cutting #Bills #Als

  • Having the USDA design your food pyramid is like having Al Capone do your taxes.
    -- Caldwell Esselstyn

    #Pyramids #Design #Als

  • We need a President who is not afraid of complexity, who believes in an open and tolerant society, and who knows that the world can be made new again - and that President is Al Gore.
    -- Caroline Kennedy

    #Believe #President #Als

  • It is the beginning of the end. [Fr., C'est le commencement de al fin.]
    -- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

    #Als #Ends #Fins

  • Tastes are created by the business interests. How else can you explain the popularity of Al Hirt?
    -- Charles Mingus

    #Als #Taste #Jazz

  • To be able to play as slow as Al Jackson is almost impossible.
    -- Charlie Watts

    #Play #Able #Als

  • We knew that al-Qaida was a threat to our country. We knew that the Clinton administration understood this and was working against al-Qaida We did not ignore al-Qaida. We spent a lot of our time thinking about terrorism, what should we do about it.
    -- Colin Powell

    #Country #Thinking #Als

  • John Kerry will be the Democratic nominee for president. Democrats finally found someone who is Al Gore without the flash and the sizzle.
    -- Craig Kilborn

    #President #Als #Found

  • Al Gore may think Medicare is at a crossroads, but his plan puts it on a highway to bankruptcy.
    -- Dan Bartlett

    #Thinking #May #Als

  • If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check.
    -- Dan Quayle

    #Als #Internet #Checks

  • I've never really worked on them. Just once in a while one hits me and makes me laugh. My Al Gore was sort of like a gay Gomer Pyle.
    -- Dana Carvey

    #Gay #Laughing #Als

  • I always wanted to be an actor, but my top three favorite actors of all time are Al Pacino, James Dean and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
    -- Dane DeHaan

    #Actors #Als #Three

  • Everybody who I ever cared about has told me that they like my music: Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Al Green, The Spinners, Smokey Robinson. Everybody that matters.
    -- Daryl Hall

    #Matter #Als #Green

  • Capitalism in Russia has spawned far more Al Capones than Henry Fords.
    -- David Remnick

    #Russia #Als #Capone

  • Preventing radicalization that leads to violence here in America is part of our larger strategy to decisively defeat al Qaeda.
    -- Denis McDonough

    #America #Als #Violence

  • I went to high school with Al Capone.
    -- Desi Arnaz

    #School #High School #Als

  • Al Jolson was one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived.
    -- Desi Arnaz

    #Als #Entertainers

  • I have not seen Al Gore's movie.
    -- Dick Cheney

    #Als #Global Warming

  • I watch 'Al Jazeera.' They have news that you can't find anywhere else. They do great documentaries, too.
    -- Dick Van Dyke

    #Watches #News #Als

  • There have been linkages between the Iraqi government and al-Qaeda going back more or less a decade.
    -- Douglas J. Feith

    #Government #Als #Linkages

  • No daintie flowre or herbe that growes on grownd, No arborett with painted blossoms drest And smelling sweete, but there it might be fownd To bud out faire, and throwe her sweete smels al arownd.
    -- Edmund Spenser

    #Bud #Might #Als

  • Despite recent media reports that have clouded, or even misrepresented, the facts, there is compelling evidence that al-Qaida and Iraq have been linked for more than a decade.
    -- Elizabeth Dole

    #Media #Iraq #Als

  • Mehr als das Leben lieb' ich meine Freiheit. More than life, I cherish freedom.
    -- Elsa Schiaparelli

    #Als #Cherish

  • When I came to America Al Unser, Jr. was very difficult. And Bobby Unser.
    -- Emerson Fittipaldi

    #Sports #America #Als

  • It's hard for me to see how members of al Qaeda could be considered prisoners of war. I think they clearly do not fit within the prescriptions of the Geneva Convention.
    -- Eric Holder

    #War #Thinking #Als

  • Guantanamo is a chief recruiting tool for al-Qaida. It has put a wedge between the United States and at least some of its allies.
    -- Eric Holder

    #Tools #Als #Allies

  • I can tell you squat about Islamism. But I know a lot about Al Quaeda, and they need to burn in hell.
    -- Frank Miller

    #Needs #Als #Hell

  • But, Lord Crist! whan that it remembreth me Upon my yowthe, and on my jolitee, It tickleth me aboute myn herte roote. Unto this day it dooth myn herte boote That I have had my world as in my tyme. But age, alias! that al wole envenyme, Hath me biraft my beautee and my pith. Lat go, farewel! the devel go therwith! The flour is goon, ther is namoore to telle; The bren, as I best kan, now most I selle.
    -- Geoffrey Chaucer

    #Age #World #Als

  • Hyt is not al golde that glareth.
    -- Geoffrey Chaucer

    #Als #Appearance

  • Das immer gegenwärtige Zufallselement im künstlerischen Erzeugungsprozeß erfaßt die generative Graphik modellmäßig durch den Einbau von Zufallsgeneratoren in die Programme. [. . .] Die Zufallsgeneratoren beteiligen sich an der Strukturierung der generierten Information, schaffen dabei unvorhersehbar Neues und erweisen sich dadurch als die zweite schöpferische Instanz neben dem Programmierer . . .
    -- Georg Nees

    #Art #Information #Als

  • I grew up with Al Jarreau. We had a band together and worked these places for three years when neither one of us knew we could make a living doing music.
    -- George Duke

    #Years #Together #Als

  • Syria is lucky to have Bashar al-Assad as her President.
    -- George Galloway

    #President #Lucky #Als

  • Even if you only counted the votes that actually made it through the hoops in order to be cast, the president was really Al Gore.
    -- George Galloway

    #Order #President #Als

  • One mushroom cloud would change history. My deepest fear is that this is exactly what they Al Qaeda intend.
    -- George Tenet

    #Clouds #Mushrooms #Als

  • We could never verify that there was any Iraqi authority, direction and control, complicity with al Qaeda for 9/11 or any operational act against America. Period.
    -- George Tenet

    #America #Als #Authority

  • USA have got a comprehensive strategy to not only chase down the Al Qaida, wherever it exists - but to make sure that countries that harbor terrorists are held to account.
    -- George W. Bush

    #Country #Usa #Als

  • Terrorists have failed in what is arguably al Qaida's most important objective - to trigger revolutions.
    -- Gijs de Vries

    #Important #Als #Revolution

  • Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar. (Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.)
    -- Gloria E. Anzaldúa

    #Bridges #Hay #Als

  • Al: So what's your strategy? Ed: I told you, a fist in his face!
    -- Hiromu Arakawa

    #Fists #Als #Faces

  • Paraphrased: The way of al-Junayd includes among other things abstaining constantly from resisting God Most High in whatever happens to one, whether good or bad. . . .
    -- Ibn Ata Allah

    #Als #Way #Abstaining

  • The National Education Association is the al-Qaida of education.
    -- Ilana Mercer

    #Association #Als

  • Talabani and Al-Maliki want to keep their seats for ever. Talabani forgets that the side which brought him to power was the United States and it brought him by rigging the elections.
    -- Jalal Talabani

    #United States #Want #Als

  • A country that armed Stalin to defeat Hitler can certainly work alongside enemies of al-Qaida to defeat al-Qaida.
    -- James Mattis

    #Country #Enemy #Als

  • It is fair to say there are individuals in the United States who ascribe to al-Qaeda-type beliefs.
    -- Janet Napolitano

    #Als #Immigration #United States

  • I've always said I don't believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino.
    -- Javier Bardem

    #Believe #Als #Said

  • As they do every year, al-Qaida has threatened to disrupt and ruin Christmas. You know, we already have a group that disrupts and ruins Christmas every year. They're called relatives.
    -- Jay Leno

    #Years #Groups #Als

  • Less is more, unless you're Al Gore.
    -- Jeff Rich

    #Als #Less Is More

  • I strongly support the call to greatly expand our human intelligence capability to penetrate al Qaeda and gather critical intelligence to prevent terrorist attacks on our homeland.
    -- Jim Ramstad

    #Support #Als #Terrorist

  • Al Qaeda is almost all in Pakistan, and Pakistan has nuclear weapons. And yet for every dollar we're spending in Pakistan, we're spending $30 in Afghanistan. Does that make strategic sense?
    -- Joe Biden

    #Weapons #Als #Doe

  • There are extensive contacts between Saddam Hussein's government and al Qaeda.
    -- Joe Lieberman

    #Government #Hussein #Als

  • Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here.
    -- John Abizaid

    #Military #Boss #Als

  • But I'm not as bad as Al Pacino - he doesn't even know what month it is half the time when he's working.
    -- John Goodman

    #Half #Als #Months

  • We dont want the Taliban to put down roots, or the al Qaeda to put down roots in Afghanistan that can facilitate Afghanistan becoming - once again - a launching pad for international terrorism.
    -- John R. Allen

    #Roots #Want #Als

  • No, let the monarch's bags and others holdThe flattering, mighty, nay, al-mighty gold.
    -- John Wolcot

    #Gold #Bags #Als

  • It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane treatment to captured Americans. If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners.
    -- John Yoo

    #Desire #Als #Pearls

  • If it were really the case that terrorists "hate us for our freedoms," we'd be getting more popular with Al Qaeda every month.
    -- Julian Sanchez

    #Hate #Democracy #Als

  • The blame for the 9/11 attacks lays squarely and exclusively with the Al-Qaeda network.
    -- Kay Granger

    #Als #Blame #Al Qaeda

  • No exclusive,” I said aloud, watching Al for his opinion and seeing him shake his head and hold his hands out in a “bigger” gesture. He didn’t even know how large the offer was, and he thought I could get one bigger.
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Hands #Als #Gestures

  • Be reasonable. I know you can be. If you try very, very hard.” - Al to Rachel
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Trying #Als

  • I sighed. "And what am I to you, Al?" "My maid," he said brightly. "Shall we do this?
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Maids #Als #Said

  • Al was looking at me in disbelief. “Not your lover?” “No.” “But he is Rachel candy,” Al said, his confusion too honest to be faked.
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Confusion #Als #Honest

  • I smell pancakes," Al said as he jauntily smacked Pierce's hat back on the witch's head. "Did the runt make you breakfast?" Al said, leaning over the stove. "Quickest way to a woman's crotch is through her gullet, eh?" he said, leering at Pierce, who was now rinsing out the percolator. "Is it working? I'd be curious to know. I'd buy her a cake or something.
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Smell #Cake #Als

  • The quickest way to a woman's crotch is through her gullet. Can I make you a cake?" Big Al to Pierce, then Rachel.
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Cake #Als #Way

  • He's going to hurt you," Al said, looking at Pierce. "I can take care of you, teach you to survive. Be there for you, even if you do hate me." I shivered. "I don't want him," I said, and Al turned away, seeming smaller somehow.
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Hurt #Hate #Als

  • No, you just keep crashing my life. Look—" I said, and Al grunted. "Here it comes," the demon muttered. "Listen. Listen to this, runt. She's going to have a list.
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Looks #Als #Lists

  • But a slow, deeply satisfied smile came over him, and his breath quickened. 'So softly it starts,' he whispered. 'Foolishly clever and with an unsurvivable trust. It just saved your miserable life, that questionable show of thought, my itchy-witch.' Al’s smile shifted, becoming lighter. 'And now you will live to possibly regret it.
    -- Kim Harrison

    #Regret #Clever #Als

  • As Al Franken has demonstrated, liberals give lousy talk radio.
    -- L. Neil Smith

    #Giving #Radio #Als

  • Sure, 'An Inconvenient Truth' was my first documentary. What a wonderful experience. I saw Al Gore doing his slideshow presentation, and had this nutty idea that we had to make a movie out of it.
    -- Lawrence Bender

    #Ideas #Als #Saws

  • There's no question that the main location of Al Qaida is in tribal areas of Pakistan.
    -- Leon Panetta

    #Pakistan #Als #Location

  • Al Qaeda still remains a threat.
    -- Leon Panetta

    #Als #Threat #Al Qaeda

  • Whatever people in general do not understand, they are al ways prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
    -- Letitia Elizabeth Landon

    #People #Als #Way

  • I don't know a lot of agents like Al Hack.
    -- Mark Rydell

    #Agents #Als

  • Our mission is to go after Al Qaeda, not the Taliban. Right now, they are in Pakistan, not Afghanistan. We should go after them wherever they are.
    -- Max Cleland

    #Politics #Als #Pakistan

  • How many gangsters you know, from Al Capone up to John Gotti, been gay?
    -- Method Man

    #Gay #Als #Capone

  • The mission - the overall mission is to dismantle and defeat and disrupt al-Qaeda. But we have to make sure there's not a safe haven that returns in Afghanistan.
    -- Michael Mullen

    #Safe Haven #Als #Return

  • I think these people [Al-Qaida, terrorists] need to be forcibly converted to Christianity ... It's the only thing that can probably turn them into human beings.
    -- Michael Savage

    #Thinking #People #Als

  • Saying "Ameen" is permissible after reciting the Surah of al-Hamd in the Salat (but it's still not part of the Salat) especially with the intention of supplication.
    -- Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah

    #Als #Intention #Supplication

  • With respect to the situation in Al-Faw, the British told big lies. In Al-Faw, our forces' positions remained in place.
    -- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

    #Lying #Military #Als

  • I blame Al-Jazeera. They are marketing for the Americans.
    -- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

    #Military #Marketing #Als

  • If you vote for Al Smith, you're voting against Christ and you will all be damned.
    -- Mordecai Ham

    #Scary #Voting #Als

  • Your security is not in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaida. Your security is in your own hands.
    -- Osama bin Laden

    #Hands #Als #Security

  • Oh, Al, shut up! Stop criticizing me! First I'm criticized for being a prude and sounding like a social worker or something, then I'm criticized for looking like a cheap broad. How am I supposed to live? Under the water or something, coming up only to say 'I beg your pardon if I disturb you by coming up for air. I'll do my best to remain submerged.'
    -- Pamela Moore

    #Air #Water #Als