simple quotes

Men do communicate, often very directly, but women sometimes cannot accept how simple what we have to say is.Chris Abani

When you go to meetings or auditions and you fail to prepare, prepare to fail. It is simple but true.Paula Abdul

There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.Lord Acton

What I find problematic is the suggestion that when, say, Madonna adopts an African child, she is saving Africa. It's not that simple. You have to do more than go there and adopt a child or show us pictures of children with flies in their eyes. That simplifies Africa.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I believe in angels, so it's simple.Isabelle Adjani

The exercises of our meeting are to be simple and devoid of all ceremonial and formalism.Felix Adler

The simple act of caring is heroic.Edward Albert

Here lies a plain and simple Jew who wrote in plain and simple prose.Sholom Aleichem

The problem is that too many adults think their kids' lives are simple, or they try to make their lives simple, when their emotional lives are just as complicated as ours. They might have a few less tools to deal with it because they're young, but the emotions are all the same, and the subject matter is all the same.Sherman Alexie

Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin.Lucille Roybal-Allard

When I was 15, I came downstairs one morning, picked up mother's newspaper and, oh, what a shock! The Titanic had gone. The 'unsinkable' ship - but it had gone down so simple.Henry Allingham

The Flower of My Secret is definitely more based in true emotions. I also wanted to make something more realistic, but not naturalistic or simple.Pedro Almodovar

Dictatorships do cut down on rape, and pillage, not to mention sexual harassment, by the simple expedient of sending people to labour camps for life or cutting off their hands without a trial.Barbara Amiel

I've always felt that some of my best lyrics are less than three minutes long, and it's great when you can do that - be succinct and get the message across in a simple, clear idea.Ian Anderson

There's only one reason we live. It's very simple. To find the creator. That's just my understanding.Jon Anderson

The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe.Philip Warren Anderson

The whole idea of love is scary - so is being with someone for the rest of your life and being happy with them for the rest of your life. There's lots of research to suggest that, actually, love's not really that simple.Aziz Ansari

It's very simple, I just tell my sad story, and people weep.Corazon Aquino

It's so logical and so simple. Fat is the backup fuel system. The role it plays in the body is that when there's no carbohydrate around, fat will become the primary energy fuel. That's pretty well known.Robert Atkins

Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around.Jean M. Auel