great quotes

I think people who are artists, actors, singers, great songwriters, they tend to have a hyper state of emotion where they feel things very, very deeply, probably more deeply than the average person walking down the street where it may affect them, but not to the same extent.Willie Aames

Criminals look at identity theft and say only 1 in 700 criminals gets convicted of it. And they look at check forgery and they know that for every 1,400 forgers arrested, only about 123 get convicted and about 26 go to jail. So the rewards are great, but the risks are very slim. So that's one of the reasons that make it very popular.Frank Abagnale

As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain.Cleveland Abbe

One of my great passions is the collection of historical trivia.Lynn Abbey

Sometimes when I get home at night in Washington I feel as though I had been in a great traffic jam.Grace Abbott

I do think Austin is a great town for writers; we have a lot of them here. But I grew up in Austin, and so I didn't move here because it was a creative mecca; I was just lucky to live here.Jeff Abbott

I think a duet with Janet is a great idea.Paula Abdul

I think it would be great if there were no age limit.Paula Abdul

A team will always appreciate a great individual if he's willing to sacrifice for the group.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Everything I learned about the Great Depression was from a college textbook.Ralph Abernathy

Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor, but he's amazing in terms of his presence, and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him.F. Murray Abraham

The demand for electricity to have a strong, growing economy is too great to be simply offset by more conservation.Spencer Abraham

You can be a great reporter and not be such a great talk show host.Dan Abrams

I chose the most explosive dress I could find. I put a ton of makeup on and some great round earrings. I looked like Jennifer Jones in Duel in the Sun.Victoria Abril

I've dated people where we traveled horribly together, and if one thing went wrong, it was horrible for them. Then I've been fortunate enough to have great traveling experiences where everything lined up and even when things went wrong, you just laughed about it. You learn so much about yourself when you're traveling with someone.Candice Accola

The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this.Chinua Achebe

Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.Dean Acheson

The great corrupter of public man is the ego. Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.Dean Acheson

I just wanted to be an ordinary, middle-class person. When I was at Cambridge, I made great efforts to lose the last remnants of my Cockney accent.Peter Ackroyd