great quotes

You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.James Lane Allen

It's such a great feeling to make people laugh. I know I've made people cry or want to slit their wrists, but to make people laugh is a very intoxicating, wonderful thing.Joan Allen

I think the whole, like, cultural diversity and the arty side of London is really, really great. And how it's so historic as well.Lily Allen

I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations.Ted Allen

Thom is one of those wonderful people to cook for because he absolutely loves it, just loves it. He loves to eat and drink and he'd be a great guest at any dinner party.Ted Allen

I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle!Woody Allen

My life is about ups and downs, great joys and great losses.Isabel Allende

The fact people think that when you sell a lot of books you are not a serious writer is a great insult to the readership. I get a little angry when people try to say such a thing.Isabel Allende

For 10 years, I'd been working as a freelance writer and editor, making money but not a living. It was a good arrangement family-wise, allowing me to stay home with our daughter, but not so great financially or, sometimes, ego-wise.Will Allison

At the Muddy Waters thing, I played the first song by myself on an acoustic guitar. I thought that was great that y'all did that tribute to Muddy Waters. I had a real good time.Gregg Allman

There was a great deal of peer recognition to be gained in elementary school by being able to draw well. One girl could draw horses so well, she was looked upon as a kind of sorceress.Chris Van Allsburg

Distinction is the consequence, never the object of a great mind.Washington Allston

My next record I really just want it to be a collection of great songs, classic songs in a way.Marc Almond

It doesn't matter what age you are. You can look sexy and feel great, and that doesn't have to be a gift only for the young. It can be a gift for any age, even the old, whatever that is nowadays.Carol Alt

America's great newspapers have staffs that range from 50 percent to 70 percent of what they were just a few years ago.Eric Alterman

Veteran print editors and reporters at places like the 'Times' and 'The New Yorker' manage to feed and clothe their families without costing their companies a million bucks a month, and they produce a great deal more valuable reporting and analysis than the network news stars do.Eric Alterman

A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.B. R. Ambedkar

The great wars of the 20th Century made it into the worst Century ever.Stephen Ambrose

An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.Alejandro Amenabar

It's great that people are basically spending their two weeks of vacation to come out and be with us in some weird part of the world. And I think we owe it to them to take 'em to some cool places.Jeff Ament