taking quotes

Whenever you have a crisis, you're always going to have the extremists taking advantage of the situation.King Abdullah II

What I really like doing is taking risks, musically.Casey Abrams

I thought I was taking pictures of things that I hated. But there was something about these pictures. They were unexpectedly, disconcertingly glorious.Robert Adams

I am coming back to New York after five years, and it seems that psychics are taking over the city.Aravind Adiga

We obsess about celebrities. We create them, build myths around them, and then hunt them and destroy them. I don't know where it's taking us or what it means, but I know we do it. I have seen a lot of it myself.Casey Affleck

We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas.George Allen

Just the same way I'd say a prayer before going onstage, taking that even further and using the drum to inspire people. And using that as a vehicle for the intention.Rick Allen

I like speed, so I like taking the jet skis out and hitting the water, or hitting the lake. In the winter, unfortunately, I used to ski a lot but I haven't been able to ski in the past few years because thank God I've been working, so that's a good reason not to.Laz Alonso

Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on the German radio tonight. You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped that someone better qualified than me would come forward.John Amery

I keep forcing, I keep learning new things in the game, and so far I have been taking challenges as they come.Viswanathan Anand

My kids are my life and the thought of someone taking them away from me is my worst nightmare.Peter Andre

For all of life's discontents, according to the pharmaceutical industry, there is a drug and you should take it. Then for the side effects of that drug, then there's another drug, and so on. So we're all taking more drugs, and more expensive drugs.Marcia Angell

I was very committed to the process of composing, working at poems, putting things together and taking them apart like some kind of experimental filmmaker.David Antin

I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules.Michelangelo Antonioni

Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance.Michelangelo Antonioni

Because cheating is easier when we can justify our behavior, people often cheat in small amounts: We can come up with an excuse for stealing Post-It notes, but it is much more difficult to come up with an excuse for taking $10,000 from petty cash.Dan Ariely

What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it's almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they're taking it to the hilt.Billie Joe Armstrong

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.Isaac Asimov

A cosmic war is like a ritual drama in which participants act out on Earth a battle they believe is actually taking place in the heavens.Reza Aslan

The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual, and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline, we go down without taking notice on't.Mary Astell