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"For most men the pursuit of God means not running away quite as fast."
Does anyone know who said, and the exact wording on the following?
Men who rule men rule men who rule machines and men who rule money rule them both.
How many films do you list at WikiQuote please?
M A S H quote
"ladies and gentlemen take my advice, take off your pants and slide on the ice.".....sydney freidman.
Wisdom from trees.
Anyone know a quote that runs broadly as follows:
There's more wisdom to be found in one hour spent looking at a tree than a hundred years reading books.
Why would a site be black listed, and how do I get it off such a list
I wanted to add www.mansonquotes.com to Marilyn Mansons quote page but it said that it was black listed. why? How does that get removed? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 05:27, 28 June 2010
getting permission to use a quote. Also identifying where a quote is from
I want to use a quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes in my novel. How do I get permission? Also, where did this quote occur. "I don't give a fig for simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would die for simplicity on the other side of complexity." Thanks 254 932-6745 —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 18:19, 6 March 2011
Colonization, assimilation and civilizing missions
who coined the saying and is this the whole saying? 'You stay in your village and I will stay in mine, If your sheep eat our grass we may kill you, If our sheep have no grass we may kill you anyway. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 03:53, 26 April 2011
Name of movie
I am looking for a movie that is a few years old. I am collecting some dancing/cheerleading/gymnastics movies with great music and for the life of me I can't remember the title of one I want.
Ceaser's wife without doubt
Where is this line from? Do anyone know the whole quote?
"between good and evil stands a warrior" Does anyone: 1) know the whole quote; 2) know where it comes from radio, tv, movie? I know it was used in a tv ad recently but i am wondering about the original usage. --lsid—This unsigned comment is by Lsid (talk • contribs) 01:53, 31 July 2011.
Ronald Reagan quote
When (where and in what context) did Ronald Reagan say: "What Energy Crisis?"? Thank you. My e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org—The preceding unsigned comment was added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 17:26, 6 September 2011
Who said? Quote
Who said: "Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes; it is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary results" —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 14:38, 22 September 2011
how did daniel and friedrich keep warm in the winter
how did fredrich keep warm in the winter what danger did rosa face afer being fired from her job how did the group of young people punish the man who was stealing his childrens bread —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 23:27, 1 November 2011
quote about aging and re-experiencing adolescence
Looking for a quote that was part of Andrew Zuckerman's photo exhibit "Wisdom". I saw it in Toronto this year. The theme of the quote was that as the speaker became older, he/she felt they were increasingly going into an adolescent period, rather than becoming older and wiser. —This unsigned comment is by Connected (talk • contribs) 15:39, 9 November 2011.
A Question About a Denise Levertov Quotation
I cannot locate or identify the source of the following quote by Denise Levertov; can you help me, please?
Acknowledgement, and celebration, of mystery probably constitutes the most consistent theme of my poetry from its very beginnings. Because it is a matter of which I am conscious, it is possible, however imprecisely, to call it an intellectual position; but it is one which emphasizes the incapacity of reason alone (much though I delight in elegant logic) to comprehend experience, and considers Imagination the chief of human faculties. It must therefore be by the exercise of that faculty that one moves toward faith, and possibly by its failure that one rejects it as delusion. Poems present their testimony as circumstantial evidences, not as closing argument. Where Wallace Stevens says, "God and the imagination are one," I would say that the imagination, which synergizes intellect, emotion and instinct, is the perceptive organ through which it is possible, though not inevitable, to experience God. A Poets View (1984)
That's the way it goes. . . . . First your money then your clothes.
Does anyone know the rest of this verse?
In my memory, was:
That's the way it goes... first your money, then your clothes, next your wife and then your life... That's the way it goes. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 18:01, 23 June 2012
marvelous simply marvelous darling
Unknown quote about Father
Need help finding a quote I read a long time ago. Can't remember the exact words, just the content. It said: when i was young, my father was smart and know everything; when i grow up, i see that my father didn't know much of anything; when i was old and he was gone, wish he was still around to give me advice. That's the content i recall from memory, most likely not the exact wording. Similar to Mark Twain quote but Twain's quote only have 2 parts about being at 14 and 21 years old. I'm fairly sure this quote has 3 parts about being very young, being teenage year and being old age; very sure about the old age part. It's what i remember the most from the quote. Thanks for helping me find it. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 15:14, 27 March 2012
How can I find out if I have an authentic signature of Mr. Kipling?--18.104.22.168 17:21, 7 May 2012
Citation details for a Marshall McLuhan quote
Could you please help with the citation details for the following quote:
“Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.”
I believe this is Marshall McLuhan and thought it was from The Medium is the Massage (1971), but can't find it. Any help greatly appreciated. Thank you,
Poem by James Allen OR Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Can you clearly determine who wrote this poem? I suspect that Mr Allen quoted Ms Wilcox without credit. (As a Man Thinketh, end of chapter 2) I found contradictions between your site and theotherpages.org with the credit given to either James Allen or Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
YOU will be what you will to be; Let failure find its false content In that poor word "environment," But spirit scorns it, and is free, It masters time, it conquers space, It cows that boastful trickster Chance, And bids the tyrant Circumstance Uncrown and fill a servant's place. The human Will, that force unseen, The offspring of a deathless Soul, Can hew the way to any goal, Though walls of granite intervene. Be not impatient in delay, But wait as one who understands; When spirit rises and commands, The gods are ready to obey. The river seeking for the sea Confronts the dam and precipice, Yet knows it cannot fail or miss; You will be what you will to be!
Beckett / Dance
In the Dance topic, there's a quote in the unsourced section, attributed to Samuel Beckett, "Dance first. Think afterwards. It's the natural order."
This is actually a paraphrase of an exchange in Waiting for Godot, which goes as follows:
ESTRAGON: Perhaps he could dance first and think afterwards, if it isn't too much to ask him.
VLADIMIR: [to Pozzo] Would that be possible?
POZZO: By all means, nothing simpler. It's the natural order.
From reading the style guide, it's not clear how this should be addressed. It's widely found on the Internet, so it would be nice to provide the correct attribution, but I'm not sure how to format this. —This unsigned comment is by Rosspnelson (talk • contribs) 14:41, 10 July 2012.
“Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.” Who said it?
“Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.”
I’ve seen it attributed to Diogenes but that doesn’t seem to be right.
I would travel more..but I never found a reason to leave Virginia: Thomas Jefferson?Bold text
Quote by Dale Carnegie
I saw the quote "Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday" attributed to Dale Carnegie from his book published in 1948. But this exact line was voiced in the film "That's Right--You're Wrong", released in 1939. Does this mean the quote was falsely attributed? Or maybe that Carnegie said it first, but the wrong book was listed as the source?--22.214.171.124 19:01, 18 March 2013 (UTC)
churchills famous quotes
i am looking for his famous saying as regards the battle:
" it is not the beginning of the end, neither is it the end of the beginning, it is.................etc.
- Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
- Winston Churchill (on the Battle of Egypt), speech at the Mansion House, London, 10 November 1942, in The End of the Beginning (1943)
- Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (1999), p. 215
Bold Formatting of Quotations
Hudson taylor did he have a list of the popes in order for the future and the last one before coming of the lord?
Was this quote " No problem can be solved with the same consciousness that created it. We must learn to see the world anew," created by Einstein. I can't find the source. Please help. --anon
- Have a look here, starting at "Problems cannot be solved by the level of awareness that created them." That was something Einstein supposedly said in 1954, but all the sources for such a statement are modern (i.e. posthumous attributions). Regards, DanielTom (talk) 15:36, 8 April 2013 (UTC)
Who was quoted saying "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten"?
Who was quoted saying "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten"?
What this quote referring to ?
"On Sept.2 Our Bank will open at 9.am and never close again"