Best Quotes About Fall

An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured. -Konrad Adenauer

Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects. -Dave Barry

Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. -Arthur Helps

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything. -Jeff Rich

I think there is choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live. But there is no sacrifice. There is a choice, and the rest falls away. Second choice does not exist. Beware of those who talk about sacrifice. -Muriel Rukeyser

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. -Edmund Burke

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. -Confucius

The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass. -Martin Mull

The level of discourse in this country is falling to a depth that cannot be sustained. -Martin Frost

The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates. -Dave Barry

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. -Confucius

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down. -Mary Pickford

Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God. -Charles Horton Cooley

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell. -Edna St. Vincent Millay

Never mind. The self is the least of it. Let our scars fall in love. -Galway Kinnell

Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality. -James Baldwin

The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff. -Ambrose Bierce

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times. -Rita Rudner

One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. -Judith Viorst

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character. -Peter De Vries

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. -Mignon McLaughlin

On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable. -Emma Goldman

I know many married men, I even know a few happily married men, but I don't know one who wouldn't fall down the first open coal hole running after the first pretty girl who gave him a wink. -George Jean Nathan

You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward. -James Thurber

Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it. -Maurice Chevalier

Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart. -Rainer Maria Rilke

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger. -Saint Basil

We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens us than by one which has befallen us. -John Lancaster Spalding

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. -Michelangelo

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know? -Ernest Hemingway

Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually. -Jimi Hendrix

If you fall then that's not all… if you wish to be down then stay down… if you wish to be up then get up. -Janice Markowitz

The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one. -Adolf Hitler

They, that unnamed 'they,' they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up-and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me. -Gregory Corso

To hurry through the rise and fall of a fine, full sentence is like defying the role of time in human life. -Kenneth Clark

I am not conscious of falling under any of those ornithological divisions. -Clark M. Clifford

Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the first act, would weep for joy in the second and in the last would fall backward down a flight of stairs. -Jean Cocteau

An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal – falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox. -Francois Truffaut

The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it's much more exciting. -Andy Warhol

Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions. -Orson Welles

The critic leaves at curtain fall To find, in starting to review it, He scarcely saw the play at all For starting to review it. -E. B. White

There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses. -Josef Skvorecky

For some days, people thought that India was shaking. But there are always tremors when a great tree falls. -Rajiv Gandhi

In Washington it is an honor to be disgraced. you have to have been somebody to fall. -Meg Greenfield

When they speak, dead frogs fall out of their mouths. -David Hare

Books fall from Garry Wills like leaves from a maple tree in a sort of permanent October. -John Leonard

When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away. -Harold MacMillan

The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above. -Cyril Connolly

One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake. -Robert Browning

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own. -Charles de Gaulle

As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay. -Sallust

If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants. -Lao Tzu

This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all. -Lord Byron

True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic. -Thomas Huxley

Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars. -Ben Stein

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. -Unknown

Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree. -T. S. Eliot

If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms. -Gerald Brenan

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short. -Golda Meir

Where there are large powers with little ambition… nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes. -Jonathan Swift

It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash. -Josh Billings

The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen. -Lee Iacocca

Stumbling is not falling. -Malcolm X

Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis. -Mary Kay Ash

Every time I get a script it's a matter of trying to know what I could do with it. I see colors, imagery. It has to have a smell. It's like falling in love. You can't give a reason why. -Paul Newman

The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered. -Thomas Paine

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. -Victor Kiam

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act. -Buddha

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall. -Vince Lombardi

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. -Bernard Baruch

Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw. -Fran Lebowitz

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself. -Henry Kissinger

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind. -Khalil Gibran

Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mother. -W. Somerset Maugham

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves. -E. W. Howe

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. -John F. Kennedy

Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week. -Will Rogers

It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you've fallen in love with. -Clark Gable

Answer violence with violence. If one of us falls today, five of them must fall tomorrow. -Evita Peron

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. -Lucille Ball

Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead. -Lucille Ball

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me – I am happy. -Hamlin Garland

It's easy to fall into the trap of believing all the hype that's written about you… Who knows? In a couple of years, you might find me in the loony bin! -Leonardo DiCaprio

I've never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately. It's been a much slower process for me each time I've gone into a relationship. -Leonardo DiCaprio

In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies. -Stephen Leacock

Life is like riding a bicycle: you don't fall off unless you stop pedaling. -Claude Pepper

Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall. -Tobias Smollett

We do not fall in love with the package of the person, we fall in love with the inside of a person. -Anne Heche

Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead. -James M. Barrie

You who choose to lead must follow. But if you fall, you fall alone. -Robert Hunter

Don't you hate when your hand falls asleep and you know it will be up all night. -Steven Wright

I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling. -Lech Walesa

Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you. -Robert Henri

United we stand, divided we fall. -Aesop

Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed. -Baltasar Gracian

The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off. -William Golding

Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun. -Hilaire Belloc

When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze. -Thomas Carlyle

'Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall. -William Shakespeare

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. -Albert Einstein

I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all. -Ogden Nash

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. -Rumi

Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce. -Natalie Goldberg

All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this. -Miyamoto Musashi

Don't think of yourself as indispensable or infallible. As Charles De Gaulle said, the cemeteries of the world are full of indispensable men. -Donald Rumsfeld

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love. -Jane Austen

There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government. -Benjamin Franklin

New York… when civilization falls apart, remember, we were way ahead of you. -David Letterman

I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass. -David Lee Roth

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it. -Colin Powell

Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness. -Leon Trotsky

Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will. -Paul Klee

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world. -Samuel Butler

Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else. -Alan Bennett

Into each life some rain must fall. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting. -James M. Barrie

Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires. -Sigmund Freud

One can find so many pains when the rain is falling. -John Steinbeck

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again. -Hal Borland

Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you. -John Muir

From my close observation of writers… they fall into two groups: 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review. -Isaac Asimov

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees. -David Letterman

Life is a horizontal fall. -Jean Cocteau

The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves. -Leon Trotsky

Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships. -Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories, guarding, hitting, or moving. Here, then, are the elements of combat, whether in war or pugilism. -B. H. Liddell Hart

Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall. -Walter Raleigh

The mark of a true crush… is that you fall in love first and grope for reasons afterward. -Shana Alexander

Don't forget it's daylight savings time. You spring forward, then you fall back. It's like Robert Downey Jr. getting out of bed. -David Letterman

The University of Nebraska says that elderly people that drink beer or wine at least four times a week have the highest bone density. They need it – they're the ones falling down the most. -Jay Leno

Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won. -Walt Whitman

To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be. -Miguel de Unamuno

The tyrant has fallen, and Iraq is free. -George W. Bush

We fall forward to succeed. -Mary Kay Ash

The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them. -Joseph Addison

He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. -Aeschylus

A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay. -Amos Bronson Alcott

People remain what they are even if their faces fall apart. -Bertolt Brecht

Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow for an inevitable fall in playing. -Samuel Butler

Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall. -Francis Bacon

If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it. -Natalie Clifford Barney

If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity. -Jean Baudrillard

I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee! -William Blake

If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver. -Lord Byron

Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling. -Andre Gide

I have always been principally interested in men for sex. I've always thought any sane woman would be a lover of women because loving men is such a mess. I have always wished I'd fall in love with a woman. Damn. -Germaine Greer

The laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particular. -Edward Gibbon

Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty. -Edward Gibbon

He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals. -Benjamin Franklin

Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with. -Robert Frost

People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something. -Soren Kierkegaard

To hit bottom is to fall from grace. -Douglas Horton

The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement. -E. W. Howe

Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven. -Alphonse de Lamartine

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling. -Lucretius

The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone. -Lucretius

For support, I fall back on my heart. Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try to change into something better, if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby? -Haniel Long

When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into – matrimony. -George Farquhar

When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over. -William Temple

An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say 'Gentlemen' to the person with whom he is conversing. -Alexis de Tocqueville

Shy and proud men are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen. -Henry Taylor

The dice of Zeus always fall luckily. -Sophocles

Still falls the rain – dark as the world of man, black as our loss – blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross. -Edith Sitwell

The greatest glory never comes from falling, but from rising each time you fall. -Clay Aiken

He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still. -Charles Caleb Colton

It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust. -Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is undisguisable. -John Cheever

Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression. -Marshall McLuhan

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts. -Harold MacMillan

The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go on for years without realizing that love must change into some other love which is so unlike it that it can hardly be recognized as love at all. -Iris Murdoch

As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves. -Daniel J. Boorstin

Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features. -Primo Levi

Self is the root, the tree, and the branches of all the evils of our fallen state. -William Law

Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence. -Pope John Paul II

One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him. -Karl A. Menninger

Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for – because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything. -Peter Marshall

To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us. -Philip Massinger

We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen. -Thomas Merton

If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love. -Ovid

Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you. -Phaedrus

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found? -J. B. Priestley

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us – avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. -Petrarch

Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up. -Camille Paglia

I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them. -Boris Pasternak

Why is it that right-wing bastards always stand shoulder to shoulder in solidarity, while liberals fall out among themselves? -Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The supply of words in the world market is plentiful but the demand is falling. Let deeds follow words now. -Lech Walesa

An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy. -Steven Weinberg

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience. -Mahatma Gandhi

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment. -Mahatma Gandhi

I have fallen in love with American names, the sharp names that never get fat. -Stephen Vincent Benet

The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one. -Robert Smith Surtees

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die. -Mel Brooks

Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. -Frank Lloyd Wright

No matter how skillful you are, you can't invent a product advantage that doesn't exist. And if you do, and it's just a gimmick, it's going to fall apart anyway. -William Bernbach

I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down. -Allen Neuharth

I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you don't get mail, those fake holidays like Columbus Day. What did Christopher Columbus do, discover America? If he hadn't, somebody else would have and we'd still be here. Big deal. -John Waters

You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave. -Quentin Crisp

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. -Albert Einstein

I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. -J. D. Salinger

You fall into my arms. You are the good gift of destruction's path, When life sickens more than disease. And boldness is the root of beauty. Which draws us together. -Boris Pasternak

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. -Lucinda Franks

I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. -William Hazlitt

There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof. -Jean Paul

He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others. -Douglas Horton

Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. -Helen Rowland

When I'm trusting and being myself as fully as possible, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously. -Shakti Gawain

The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others. -Robert Green Ingersoll

The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall. -Taylor Caldwell

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. -Socrates

To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease. -Nancy Mitford

Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it… You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week. -Will Rogers

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. -Jim Rohn

I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness. -Havelock Ellis

The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall. -Francis Bacon

First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf. -Martin Luther

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain. -Horace

Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves. -William Temple

Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another. -Arthur Conan Doyle

Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity. -John Dalberg-Acton

Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves. -Willa Cather

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor. -Albert Camus

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. -Che Guevara

Where there are large powers with little ambition, nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes. -Henry Taylor

Golf… is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well. -P. G. Wodehouse

The more people smoke herb, the more Babylon fall. -Bob Marley

Right now, my job is that I'm like an ambulance chaser. I've got to look for movies with white guys falling out of them. -Chris Rock

When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly. -Bill Frist

Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish. -Brad Henry

One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won. -Bryant H. McGill

It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy. -Daniel Akaka

Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly. -Chuck Hagel

For many Americans, including many who are employed, going to the doctor when they fall ill or become injured may not be an option because of the absence of health insurance. -Ben Nelson

The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error. -Hannah Arendt

A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people. -Annie Leibovitz

Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the mind, whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul. -Alice James

I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal. -Peter Cook

You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there. -Edwin Louis Cole

And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others. -Thomas More

To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be. -Anna Louise Strong

Every woman needs one man in her life who is strong and responsible. Given this security, she can proceed to do what she really wants to do-fall in love with men who are weak and irresponsible. -Richard J. Needham

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him. -Romain Gary

A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over… is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

I didn't decide to be a photographer; I just happened to fall into it. -Berenice Abbott

I've had a good day when I don't fall out of the cart. -Buddy Hackett

It's like a bird. If he knew what he was doing, he would fall. -Carl Reiner

I find America falling in love with a TV show flattering and interesting, but at the same time a little sad. -David Schwimmer

I have a terrific marriage, but unlike a lot of relationships where they ebb and flow, no matter what happens you fall deeper and deeper in love every day. It's kind of the best thing that can happen to you. It's thrilling. -Hugh Jackman

Prior to Saving Private Ryan I never worked with men. I was always working with some babe, and it was always about falling in love, and it just got turned around. I'm not looking for any particular kind of story. I wait until it comes across my desk. -Tom Hanks

To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. -Bess Myerson

My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth. -Barbara Stanwyck

Acting is very much like a child making believe. I'm not one to become a character, but I fall in love with the character. It's like having faith; you're going to be that person for a while. -Lusia Strus

There is a long-standing tradition in the mainstream press of middle-of-the-road journalism that is objective and fair. I would hate to see that fall victim to a panic about the Fox effect. -Andrew Heyward

I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter's gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand. -Yasser Arafat

We don't want crimes committed in New Mexico falling through the cracks. This legislation ensures that there is no area of our state where crimes can be committed without consequence. -Pete Domenici

That's what the Senate is about. It's the last bastion of minority rights, where a minority can be heard, where a minority can stand on its feet, one individual if necessary, and speak until he falls into the dust. -Robert Byrd

Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten. -Bob Ehrlich

Clean air is a basic right. The responsibility to ensure that falls to Congress and the president. -Tom Carper

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt. -William Allingham

One falls to the ground in trying to sit on two stools. -Francois Rabelais

If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks. -Francois Rabelais

The best of friends fall out, and so his teeth had done some years ago. -Thomas Hood

I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do. -Martin Lawrence

If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy. -Marquis de Lafayette

Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration. -Rudolf Nureyev

The Wine of Life keeps oozing drop by drop, The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one. -Edward Fitzgerald

Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness. -Kent Nerburn

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nine years after I had my own accident, I find that in trying to go back to doing those things that I used to do just doesn't fit. Everything seems to just fall apart. I don't know why but I think it is because I am this new creature. -Ben Vereen

Los Angeles is a microcosm of the United States. If L.A. falls, the country falls. -Ice T

If you're sitting in the audience, you probably can't see the preparation and work that goes into creating a great scene or a great part, but I can assure you that a good film depends on lot of different things falling perfectly into place. -Tobey Maguire

Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears. -Albert Bandura

A pitfall of making a comedy with a studio-and it's also an American cultural thing-is that I get tired of being encouraged to go always for laughs. -Alexander Payne

Right now I'm just thinking about school and trying to get those grades and keep them up! In case I become a Norma Desmond when I grow up, I can have something to fall back on! -Anna Chlumsky

A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished. -Friedrich Schiller

Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy. -John Chrysostom

People die from typewriters falling on their heads. -Jonathan Davis

When you see somebody who's got a complaining personality, it usually means that they had some vision of what things could be, and they're constantly disappointed by that. I think that would be the camp that I would fall into – constantly horrified by the things people do. -Daniel Clowes

Every once in awhile we may fall on our face, but we insist on doing what we wanna do. -Cliff Burton

How I long to fall just a little bit, to dance out of the lines and stray from the light. -Dar Williams

The straight line leads to the downfall of humanity. -Friedensreich Hundertwasser

To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. -Jorge Luis Borges

A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef. -Navjot Singh Sidhu

I didn't want to fall into the trap of competing with all these other great guitar players. I just want to sidestep the whole thing and get out of the race. -Kirk Hammett

Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was, ut more to immediate 'effectiveness', is now drifting towards a decline, it's civic fall from grace. -Paul Virilio

If you fall in love with somebody you're working with, fine, but wait till your project is over. -Liev Schreiber

I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave. -Manfred von Richthofen

Now I am within thirty yards of him. He must fall. The gun pours out its stream of lead. Then it jams. Then it reopens fire. That jam almost saved his life. -Manfred von Richthofen

I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin. -Manfred von Richthofen

I would love to have seen a male-female relationship that had nothing to do with falling in love, I'd love to prove, even on TV – even if it's not true! – that men and women can be friends without any kind of involvement. -Nana Visitor

I am a prince I have it all, and I hear your foot steps on the wall, I wait in silence for your call, and take a shot and watch you fall. -Trey Anastasio

Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room. -Christine Todd Whitman

We have fallen into this very mean description of humanity. Naturalism in fiction is too reductive in its definition of human beings. -Ben Okri

Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world. -Roger Waters

Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches. -Thomas Aquinas

You know, people can't fall in love with me just because I'm good at what I do. -Robert Plant

I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs. -Roger Waters

Others live on in a careless and lukewarm state – not appearing to fill Longfellow's measure: 'Into each life, some rain must fall.' -Mary Todd Lincoln

We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore. What falls there are, we know not; what rocks beset the channel, we know not; what walls ride over the river, we know not. Ah, well! we may conjecture many things. -John Wesley Powell

I may be known as the girl who was sunbathing topless with a Prince but Jordan is known as that thick girl who always falls out of clubs drunk. I know which one I prefer. -Jenny Frost

I wasn't playing mind games with anybody, I just said what I said. I am responsible for it, but I wish everybody would fall asleep for that one and let me go out there and do my thing. -Pedro Martinez

I am in love – and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life. -D. H. Lawrence

I don't want to die in a car accident. When I die it'll be a glorious day. It'll probably be a waterfall. -River Phoenix

Look to the past and remember no empire rises that sooner or later won't fall. -Al Stewart

I was going to buy a book on hair loss, but the pages kept falling out. -Jay London

Worm or beetle – drought or tempest – on a farmer's land may fall, Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all. -Will Carleton

Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many things fall out betweene the cup and the lip. -Robert Greene

Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. -William Alexander

I spent a lot of years just learning my craft and falling down in front of the camera. -Thomas Jane

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on. -Lance Armstrong

We will all, someday, experience death, and become obsolete as a dead leaf falling from a tree, crushed by passersby to ashes underlying the earth. -Kim Elizabeth

I think about dying a lot, every time I fall asleep on a train or a plane I expect to wake up to a crash! -Lee Ryan

That was one of the things that interested me about the character. He doesn't want to be a hero, and has no real desire to save the earth or discover aliens. He's sniffing around looking to see what will fall in his lap. -Orlando Jones

I think everybody must be aware that this society is a whole lot shakier now than it was before the war. I was trying to examine, in 'Dog Soldiers,' the process of that blow falling on America. -Robert Stone

The sky isn't falling. -Thomas Leonard

And so we go over the cliff fiscally, and our Republican friends try to pin the blame on discretionary domestic spending, including spending for security. We pass budget resolutions that fall far short. -David Price

Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall! -Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Man cannot degrade woman without himself falling into degradation; he cannot elevate her without at the same time elevating himself. -Alexander Walker

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 is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars… knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear. -Richard Baker

The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall. -Davy Crockett

Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them. -Joseph Story

A face that is really lovely in repose can fall apart if, when its owner stars to talk, she distorts every feature. -Loretta Young

I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy… It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen. -Ben Kingsley

I just loved playing a man who was unafraid of making an idiot of himself in the process of falling in love. I found that admirable. -Ben Kingsley

As a singer, I might have fallen among thieves. I wonder if I'd still be alive by now. -Ben Kingsley

I can't do anything else. So if this falls through, I'm screwed. -Tim Roth

If I've learned one thing in life, it's: Stand for something or you'll fall for anything. -Bonnie Hunt

It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces. -Helen Fielding

You want to fall in love with a shoe, go ahead. A shoe can't love you back, but, on the other hand, a shoe can't hurt you too deeply either. And there are so many nice-looking shoes. -Allan Sherman

But Nature cast me for the part she found me best fitted for, and I have had to play it, and must play it till the curtain falls. -Edwin Booth

Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin, and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide. -Friedrich List

I do know one thing: I wish people were doing more dangerous musicals, more courageous musicals and not just falling into the trap of trying to figure out what the public wants, because you find out that the public very often wants what's good. -Hal Price

Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious falling off in general business. -John Moody

Sometimes a great wound or concussion of the head, especially which happens by falling headlong from an high place, brings a prejudice and weakness to the animal faculty, dulling the understanding. -Thomas Willis

When people come to me and tell me I was terrific in this or that, I do not want to fall flat on my face the next time. But, tough, I have fallen flat before. You just get up and dust yourself off. -Geoffrey Rush

It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error. -Robert Jackson

We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final. -Robert Jackson

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you. -Roy Orbison

That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life. -Amelia Barr

I would always fall down the big main staircase in our house. My favorite thing in the world was to pretend to be horribly killed at the top of it, and to fall dramatically down to the bottom of it. -David Hyde Pierce

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten. -Jon Bon Jovi

If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void. -Levi Strauss

If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop? -Mary Wollstonecraft

So, fall asleep love, loved by me… for I know love, I am loved by thee. -Robert Browning

The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness, and peril of falling? -Saint Augustine

There's always a race against time. I don't think for one moment that life gets better. How can it? One's body starts to fall apart. -Gloria Grahame

I don't like to watch my own movies – I fall asleep in my own movies. -Robert De Niro

Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life. -Robert Louis Stevenson

It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face. -Robert Louis Stevenson

I do think it's possible to go through life and never fall in love, or find someone who loves you. -Morrissey

Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw. -John McCrae

The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which the angels desire to look into, and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall. -George Whitefield

The reason why the Son of God took upon him our nature, was, the fall of our first parents. -George Whitefield

If our titles recall the known myths of antiquity, we have used them again because they are the eternal symbols upon which we must fall back to express basic psychological ideas. -Mark Rothko

This is not a matter of weapons. We are hopeful for God's help. The real matter is the extinction of America. And, God willing, it will fall to the ground. -Mohammed Omar

Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting – make sure you get an education too. -Matthew Lawrence

The smile on your face lets me know that you need me, there's a truth in your heart that says you'll never leave me, and the touch of your hand says you'll catch me whenever I fall. -Alison Krauss

A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy, yet there are very fine minds incapable of following mathematical demonstrations. -Henri Poincare

Need we add that mathematicians themselves are not infallible? -Henri Poincare

Christianity stands or falls as a living program, a way of life, made concrete in the life of man by the life of God through the life of the concretely living Christ. -Kenneth L. Pike

Well, I'm about to do another western, a pilot for HBO this fall. -Walter Hill

If we knew exactly what animal life was like before the fall into sin and knew what nature was like before the law of entropy invaded it, we would already be living in heaven. -Walter Lang

There's no credit in not doing what you don't want to do. There's no virtue in not falling, when you're not tempted. -Gilbert Parker

I think I infuse the music with a new passion. Part of this is because I have fallen in love: I am in love with the New York Philharmonic. The chemistry has just been right. Beyond expectation. -Lorin Maazel

I have come to understand and appreciate writers much more recently since I started working on a book last fall. Before that, I thought golf writers got up every morning, played a round of golf, had lunch, showed up for our last three holes and then went to dinner. -Phil Mickelson

The persecuting spirit has its origin… in the assumption that one's own opinions are infallibly correct. -John Fiske

I slide my arm from under the sleeper's head and it is numb, full of swarming pins, on the tip of each, waiting to be counted, the fallen angels sit. -Wislawa Szymborska

I'm inspired by the poets, so I'm always going to give in that direction, rather than in any other. It's the making of me… and also the downfall of me. -Roy Harper

I have long been convinced that my artistic ideal stands or falls with Germany. Only the Germany that we love and desire can help us achieve that ideal. -Richard Wagner

Truth can be costly, but in the end it never falls short of value for the price paid. -Ellis Peters

Relatives cannot help you in the studios. You stand or fall by your own efforts. -Glynis Johns

I did put on weight for the last half of the film, but the Ferris wheel scene was shot with a harness on me so that if I fell I wouldn't fall all the way. -Ryan Gosling

If one devalues rationality, the world tends to fall apart. -Lars von Trier

My kitchen's pink, like skin-tone pink, and I lowered my spice rack so it's eye level – it's true! – and my phone, so I can reach it when I fall, it's right there. -Amy Sedaris

Even if one tree falls down it wouldn't affect the entire forest. -Chen Shui-bian

Quite the opposite. I might fall on my face, but I feel born again. -Richard Foreman

We were therefore obliged to unload our boats of their cargoes and pass them empty over the falls by means of long cords which we had provided for such purposes. -William Henry Ashley

Snow is so common that I have omitted to note its falling at least two days out of Three. -William Henry Ashley

I had to experience how someone beside me suddenly falls over and is dead and the bullet has hit him squarely. I had to experience that quite directly. I wanted it. I'm therefore not a pacifist at all – or am I? -Otto Dix

A healthy human environment is one in which we try to make sense of our limits, of the accidents that can always befall us and the passage of time which inexorably changes us. -Rowan Williams

The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation. -Abu Bakr

Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love. -Alfred Sisley

It was the noise Of ancient trees falling while all was still Before the storm, in the long interval Between the gathering clouds and that light breeze Which Germans call the Wind's bride. -Charles Godfrey Leland

I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering, especially after the public promises its members made last fall, and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service. -Charles Edison

I was terrified. My first week, walking around in a teeny bikini, I kept crossing my arms over my chest because I was afraid I was going to fall out of the top of the suit. And I didn't know anything about technique or lighting. -Mary Crosby

I don't think of them as teenage songs. The things that happen to you in high school are the same things that happen your entire life. You can fall in love at 60; you can get rejected at 80. -Mark Hoppus

I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up. -Mary Cassatt

The Berlin Wall wasn't the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell. -Fareed Zakaria

I'm very much in support of the free press, but the free press ought to be educational and informative. And I believe they have fallen down recently on that. -Samuel Dash

For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom. -Cao Yu

If any fall by the hand of violence, others will continue the blessed work. -Lewis Tappan

Reputations rise and fall almost as regularly as the tides. -Peter Benchley

Of course, the EU is not going to fall apart, but at best it will stagnate for the foreseeable future and we will be dealing with quite a lot of internal chaos. -Peter Mandelson

Men who like women rarely fall in love. -Robin Skelton

It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers. -Sidney Blumenthal

The Democrats need to remind people of where were, in terms of our progress, as markers against where we are, and where we've fallen, and how we've declined under Bush. -Sidney Blumenthal

But I would make it unambiguously clear that we are going to withdraw, and if Iraq falls into civil war and if all these unhappy things occur, we're just going to have to accept them. -William Odom

Military officers from different countries, when they meet each other, tend to sort of fall in love, become mutual admiration societies, at the expense of realities. -William Odom

What shall befall me in the pursuance of this work, I refer to the disposal of Almighty God, whose glory is dearer to me, not only than my liberty, but than my life. -John Biddle

There are nights when you can feel stale because you've fallen into a pattern by touring too much, but it's easy to get out of it by deliberately getting in trouble and playing yourself into a corner to then see if you can get out of it. -Leo Kottke

I'm not subject to their rise and fall because I'm not accepted by them, so I have my own little curve going on. A lot of it is because of how much I play, I think I connect like when all you had was Vaudeville, I think I have an audience by performing a lot! -Leo Kottke

Russian Parliament today is a bunch of puppets that just fall in with the instructions from Kremlin. -Garry Kasparov

In Germany I have been acknowledged again since the fall of Hitler, but my works, partly suppressed by the Nazis and partly destroyed by the war; have not yet been republished there. -Hermann Hesse

Who's paying the million bucks? The insurance company. We've been trying for years to get the insurance industry to say to the gun industry, We won't insure you unless you have policies that will reduce the likelihood of guns falling into the wrong hands easily. -Michael D. Barnes

One week before Pitfall! was to be released, I only gave you one life to play the whole game. I was experimenting with that concept as sort of the ultimate challenge. -David Crane

That's right, fall in one pit and start over from the beginning! Well, thankfully my buddies practically tied me to my chair until I put in extra lives and I'm glad they did. -David Crane

And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't see fit to fall in with us, I say let the general duty law, and all, go to the devil, sir, and go about our business. -Christopher Gadsden

Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies. -Major Owens

So be it. God created profoundly fallible creatures on this earth, and human history is mostly the story of error and accident. -Michael Ledeen

McGovern is so far left that he is in danger of falling off the earth. -John G. Schmitz

I'm the kind of person who'll have a few drinks and fall asleep at 11. -Sadie Frost

At first I wanted to be a jockey. I rode horses in Cleveland but I kept falling off and I was afraid of horses. So there wasn't much of a future in it. -Tim Conway

I like to work a lot with wood. I make furniture that falls apart. I also sew. -Tim Conway

The Olympics are coming… and it's a big problem in American politics, because the problem with holding the Olympics this fall is that we're all going to be focused on the Olympics, and it makes that window of opportunity for Gore to win the election that much smaller. -Susan Estrich

Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it-they'll be on something incredibly funny, but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe. -Peter Farrelly

Man can know his world without falling back on revelation; he can live his life without feeling his utter dependence on supernatural powers. -Christopher Dawson

Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces. -Christopher Dawson

You have to be committed or you fall behind, lose out. -Crystal Gayle

It is near thirty years since He made it sure; and since that time, though there has fallen out much sin, yet I was never out of an assurance of mine interest, nor long out of sight of His presence. -Donald Cargill

So, if falling crime rates coincide with the rise of violent video games and increasing violence on TV and at the cinema, should we conclude that media violence is causing the drop in crime rates? -Hugh Mackay

Is it possible that literacy standards are falling because young Australians are growing up in a culture in which they can be entertained and informed, and in which they can communicate effectively, without having to master any but the most rudimentary literacy skills? -Hugh Mackay

He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose, in which event he may be sure that the result will not fall into any objective form. -John Crowe Ransom

The tortures of present death disturb him not, but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow. -John Strachan

When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity. -John Strachan

Winning to often is as disastrous as losing too often. Both get the same results, the falling off of the public's enthusiasm. -Knute Rockne

If the graves of the thousands of victims who have fallen in the terrible wars of the two races had been placed in line the philanthropist might travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from the Lakes to the Gulf, and be constantly in sight of green mounds. -Nelson A. Miles

Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall. -Paul P. Harris

I wanted to get to that aesthetic proposition that comes out of learning the human elements of a world, so that those notes and rhythms mean something to you besides just the academic way in which they fall in place. -Stanley Crouch

The main secret for a horse that is heavy upon the hand, is for the rider to have a very light one; for when he finds nothing to bear upon with his mouth, he infallibly throws himself upon the haunches for his own security. -William Cavendish

One of the things I've had the advantage of, growing up and being close to the top management of this company and other companies for most of my life, is seeing how CEOs start to believe in their own infallibility. And that really scares me. -William Clay Ford, Jr.

People assume that because you have graced the same stage as the star act, in front of thousands, you must be reaping similar financial rewards. This is a complete fallacy. -John Barrow

Imagination which comes into play in falling in love is different from any other. Certainly in my case, and I've fallen in love all my life, one imagines the person to be as you want them to be. They frequently turn out to be someone different, for better or worse. -Mary Wesley

These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor – and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror. -Michael N. Castle

Well, Barry, it's your film. So if it rises or falls, you're the man. -Robert Conrad

Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there's got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you're at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump together. -Yo-Yo Ma

It's exciting to do something like this because usually what happens in theater is that, after the first or second reading of a play, it falls apart completely and the rehearsal process is such that you begin to pick up the pieces and put it back together again. -Treat Williams

I'll never forget the fall colors on the Berkshires. -William Standish Knowles

You can't recover memories of a missing event. That's a fallacy. -Betty Hill

It is hard for 2 creative people to work together for that length of time and not fall out. -Jim Sullivan

Never, since the fall of communism, has it been so abundantly clear that an ethos exists, which is loath to accept the freedoms and prosperity we hold sacred in this nation. -Jim Walsh

When there's uncertainty they always think there's another shoe to fall. There is no other shoe to fall. -Kenneth Lay

What genre it falls under is only of interest later. -Rick Moody

The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory. -Douglas Haig

He hit me 18 times while I was in the act of falling. -Max Baer

Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word 'census,' and people fall asleep. -Aaron Sorkin

If you decide to design your own language, there are thousands of sort of amateur language designer pitfalls. -Guido van Rossum

We felt like when we went into last year we had a pretty good chance to win the championship from the previous year with the fall we put together. We've got the same everything now, so I think we can come back and be as strong this year. -Sterling Marlin

Oh, I find it very easy to fall in love. -Sam Peckinpah

I've fallen back on this periodically, although I must say that getting out of the grocery business ranked right up there with getting out of the army as one of the happier experiences of my life. -David Eddings

I began both auditioning with Pearl Jam and recording for Eleven. In the fall of 1994, I joined Pearl Jam. -Jack Irons

I began the process of recording myself seriously in the fall of 1999. If I could finish an album of my own music, I would. Five years later I am happy to say I have. -Jack Irons

I was going to shave it. It went in two parts. I got a bob first but it kept falling all over my face. Then it was off, short. The main reason it was long was because my mother cut it short when I was little and I was trying to make up for that. -Cathy Freeman

I'm fighting a losing battle here: I'm trying to lose some weight. I love chocolate; that's one of my biggest downfalls. I haven't gotten a whole lot of chocolate, thank goodness, because I'd probably be about 300 pounds. -Carrie Underwood

If it wasn't for Mick, the group would've fallen apart a long time ago. -Mick Taylor

Love is blind. My politics has been, too. I think you can fall in love with ideas, and you can fall in love with people. It's a very subjective experience. And I'm loyal to that experience. -Robert Wyatt

I think everybody has the ability to fall in love with a man or with a woman or a white person or a black person or a Jewish person or a Protestant person or whatever. -Ally Sheedy

I never thought to myself, I'm going to grow up and fall in love with a man or I'm going to fall in love with a woman because my mother is a lesbian. -Ally Sheedy

During the fall and winter we built Fort Meade and the town of Sturgis. -Calamity Jane

You've got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket – you might have caught a fish. -Darrell Royal

The summer of 1830 I… blasted the tunnel through the rock to take water from the dam above the falls for the mill… In 1831 we lowered the tunnel four feet, and built a new dam across the creek. -Ezra Cornell

There is a class system in acting just like in anything else. Black females fall in a category below black male actors. -Debra Wilson

I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster. -Mike Rogers

National Socialism stands or falls by its Weltanschauung. -Alfred Rosenberg

Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists. -Alfred Rosenberg

I would suggest maintaining a life and a career outside the Industry. This is a fickle business and a lousy one to make a steady living in, so it's important to have a good family, friends, job and education to fall back on. -Fred Savage

I knew when I was 6. I just knew it; I didn't care about nothing else. If I didn't make it in this world, I would probably be homeless. I gave myself that little to fall back on. -Shawn Wayans

It is absolutely essential that one should be neutral and not fall in love with the hypothesis. -David Douglass

The sea has now changed from it's natural, to river coloured water, the probable consequence of some streams falling into the bay, or into the ocean to the north of it, through the low land. -George Vancouver

My nemesis – my downfall, if you will – was relationships, and trying to fulfill them. -Jennifer O'Neill

The U.S. has the finest research scientists in the world, but we are falling far behind other countries, like South Korea and Singapore, that are moving forward with embryonic stem cell research. -Louise Slaughter

This fall I'm doing something I've never done before. I'm starring in a film, an independent film. -Michael W. Smith

If a liberal News channel were launched it would fall flat on its face. -Paul Weyrich

We started filming in 1993 which was only four years after the fall of communism. The difference in Budapest over the last five years has been remarkable. -Derek Jacobi

Sayles could pull a performance out of a dog. I'm serious. He was just amazing. The world could fall apart and he remained on neutral. -Elizabeth Pena

Nearly two weeks have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast, and while we are still dealing with the tremendous devastation – and will be for quite some time – we are also seeing increased signs of recovery and help in our region. -Jo Bonner

I would take lots of falls and you know, get shot three or four times and this sort of thing, so all that sort of stuff. And there are tussles with various characters. I like that kind of thing. -Marton Csokas

On the screen I saw tanks rolling through dusty streets, and fallen buildings, and forests of unfamiliar trees into which East Pakistani refugees had fled, seeking safety over the Indian border. -Jhumpa Lahiri

Banal words function as a feeble phenomena that fall into their own mental bogs of meaning. -Robert Smithson

From the fall of October, 1980 to March, 1984 I never lost a competition. -Scott Hamilton

Yeah, I definitely want to find that right person and fall in love and have kids someday. -Rachael Leigh Cook

There's nothing stupider than bursting into song for seven seconds and then falling silent again. -Richard Morris

Electronic distribution is more of a fall-back strategy for putting out a book that isn't deemed profitable enough to print. You hardly make any money publishing an electronic book. -Rudy Rucker

I guess you just fall into things when to you're supposed to. -Stephen Sprouse

Basically it's the core story. About a guy having an affair with the mother of the girl he falls in love with. -Buck Henry

That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show, every day, in every way, things are getting a little worse for America's minorities relative to the progress made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income. -Harold Washington

The third fallacy is that affirmative action doesn't work. -Harold Washington

But the important thing is to lie down and fall asleep. That little nap means you wake up fresh again and can continue. -James Levine

I believe with all my heart that the Bible is the infallible word of God. -Jerry Falwell

You learn that not all things fall into a certain kind of pattern that can be predictable and that can be understandable and that's going to be easy, you know. -Joe Mantegna

I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves. -John Burns

Consciousness of myself, combined with complete ignorance of everything that does not fall within my sphere of thinking, is the most telling proof of my substantiality outside God, of my original existence. -Moses Mendelssohn

I get even more nervous singing when everyone's fallen silent, but I really try to communicate the meaning of the lyrics, and there's people there listening to that, and if they're moved by it, then I'm moved as well. -Namie Amuro

I might get drunk one day and fall in love or fall over a hooker outside, and I would have consummated a relationship that I couldn't necessarily believe in. -Oliver Reed

You get so weak from eating pears that you fall down, and then they come and take you away on a stretcher. -Oliver Reed

Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages. -Donna Brazile

When you are editing, the final master is Aristotle and his poetics. You might have a terrific episode, but if people are falling out because there are just too many elements in it, you have to begin to get rid of things. -Ken Burns

Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except the biggest potential bestsellers. Given all the changes, both economic and technological, SF hasn't done too badly. -Alan Dean Foster

I really fall in love with my characters, even the bad ones. I love getting together with them. They tell me what to do; they take me on a wild and wonderful trip. -Jackie Collins

The rock sitting on the shelf has potential because it can fall-it's the same way with the Internet. It has this potential. It's not really doing it yet, but it's about to. -Michael Nesmith

We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall. I can build more power plants. In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built. -Gray Davis

I'm doing another Churchill. I did a Churchill for HBO and that was up to 1939 and there's talk of the war years. They were going to do it this fall, but the script wasn't going to be ready. -Albert Finney

Probably having fallen in love with music and movies at a young age and then first learning about writing by kind of following the path of writers like Dave Marsh and Lester Bangs and being a rock journalist. -Cameron Crowe

Shakespeare is the outstanding example of how that can be done. In all of Shakespeare's plays, no matter what tragic events occur, no matter what rises and falls, we return to stability in the end. -Charlton Heston

There were a lot of times I wondered if I was deluding myself. I had nothing else to fall back on, but I never enjoyed anything else. -Edie Falco

He's meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules – a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness – the temptations of life. -Robert Redford

In my fantasy I was always the savior. I would come to Peanuts land and save everybody. Charlie Brown would fall madly in love with me. Peppermint Patty was so jealous. -Alicia Witt

I have a 6-year-old, and his thing is to turn on Radio Disney in the car, and I get such an allergic reaction to listening to that music and the context into which it falls. I'm really working on him about that. -Aimee Mann

My work has been much more Caribbean and eclectic. I am interested in people, and where they come from happens to have fallen within an area of Africa. -Katherine Dunham

You always fall for the rascal or the guy who's got a little bit of the devil in him. You can't help it. -Debbie Harry

If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them. -Helena Blavatsky

Basins of attraction, of self organization, show up as well in our complex social environment, in human organizations. Here again, while we cannot predict the result of any given input, we can say that it will likely fall within one of several areas. -Kevin Kelly

More broadly, we are going to have to examine the safety net programs to make sure they are poised to catch the families before they fall even more, especially in the areas of unemployment benefits, child care assistance, and foster care. -Richard Neal

Know that each acre of fallow ought to support yearly two sheep at the least, then a hundred acres of fallow can support two hundred sheep, two hundred acres, four hundred sheep and so on. -Robert Grosseteste

The maxim, that governments ought to train the people in the way in which they should go, sounds well. But is there any reason for believing that a government is more likely to lead the people in the right way than the people to fall into the right way of themselves? -Thomas Babington Macaulay

Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales. -Walter Ulbricht

I figured somebody wrote a story who had a typewriter and I thought that movies were made by the cowboys and that they just said, 'Okay, you fall off the horse this time.' -John Sayles

I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it. -Geraldine Chaplin

I have never sung a whole song on my own before and I am not the best dancer in the world, but I would rather try and fall than not not try at all. -Geri Halliwell

The small companies who feel that the majors are a threat, or are predators, will use that as an excuse for their eventual downfall. Don't blame others for your own inadequacies. -Greg Ginn

As much as we'd like to believe that our work is great and that we're infallible, we're not. Hollywood movies are made for the audience. These are not small European art films we're making. -Harold Ramis

I'm not a believer in the pratfall. I don't think it's funny just to have someone fall down. -Harold Ramis

OK, he and Katie fell in love, they're getting married. Why is this in the news? Why is this a big deal? Is there something unusual about meeting someone and falling in love? -Mimi Rogers

Now I know why guys like to hug girls. You guys just want to cop a feel. I can't believe that I've fallen for it all these years! -Sherilyn Fenn

Travellers, like poets, are mostly an angry race: by falling into a daily fit of passion, I proved to the governor and his son, who were profuse in their attentions, that I was in earnest. -Richard Francis Burton

The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation of powers and a system of checks and balances because man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power. -Roy Moore

That's what noir feels like to me. It feels like some kind of recurring dream, with very strong archetypes operating. You know, the guilty girl being pursued, falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time. -Brian De Palma

I had fallen in love with California. -DeForest Kelley

Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures, utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks, and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake of acquiring a few shillings. -Henry Mayhew

Should it happen tomorrow, I would fall to my knees to give thanks to God for such a career. -Placido Domingo

I think I ran so hard and so fast, in a lot of ways, from my life and I kind of took a fall. It was like – what do they call it? – post-traumatic stress syndrome. -Rose McGowan

Intensity like signal strength will generally fall off with distance from the source, although it also depends on the local conditions and the pathway from the source to the point. -Charles Francis Richter

Actors fall into this trap if they missed being loved for who they really were and not for what they could do – sing, dance, joke about – then they take that as love. -Gene Wilder

As the game enters its glorious final weeks, the chill of fall signals the reality of defeat for all but one team. The fields of play will turn brown and harden, the snow will fall, but in the heart of the fan sprouts a sprig of green. -John Thorn

Yes, we've seen it all before. And yes, those who do not study history are condemned to repeat it. But no, the sky is not falling – baseball is such a great game that neither the owners nor the players can kill it. After some necessary carnage, market forces will prevail. -John Thorn

If he didn't fall in love he would have never come back near the end of the film. Because, what man is going to dishonor himself so that he comes back in front of the man that took a woman away from him… and warns her to save her life? -Rod Steiger

In the fall of 1943 we brought home our second son, whom we named Alexander. -Harpo Marx

Save for thee and thy lessons, man in society would everywhere sink into a sad compound of the fiend and the wild beast; and this fallen world would be as certainly a moral as a natural wilderness. -Hugh Miller

Individual scientists like myself – and many more conspicuous – pointed to the dangers of radioactive fallout over Canada if we were to launch nuclear weapons to intercept incoming bombers. -John Polanyi

That though we are certain of many things, yet that Certainty is no absolute Infallibility, there still remains the possibility of our being mistaken in all matters of humane Belief and Inquiry. -Joseph Glanvill

Well, I always run the risk of falling on my face, which has in fact happened. -Marcel Carne

One of my greatest pleasures is falling into a story someone else has written. -Nora Roberts

Certainly the plagiarism, and dealing with the fallout of it, was the most difficult thing I've ever faced since I started writing. -Nora Roberts

Women are more likely to have sex and fall in love, which can be tough because that's not the way men work. -Rachel Perry

Sometimes you're afraid to fall in love with a chick, but she sucks you in anyway. -Sammy Hagar

The revival of Islam dates from the early years of the 20th century. It was brought about by their humiliation, by their sense of how low they'd fallen compared with the West. -John Keegan

There are a lot of people out there who are just waiting that we fail. They brought up the theory that we're one-hit wonders and they want us to fall flat on our noses, just to prove them right. -Mark McGrath

The painter who feels obligated to depict his subjects as uniformly beautiful or handsome and without flaws will fall short of making art. -Joyce Maynard

Look at the United States today. We have made mistakes in the past. We have had shortcomings. We shall make mistakes in the future and fall short of our own best hopes. -Henry Cabot Lodge

Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind. Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin. -Henry Cabot Lodge

I always seemed to fall in love with policemen. -Cynthia Payne

Memories are fallible and a timer can save a lot of hard work from going out of the window. -Delia Smith

Also, there are seats in the diner that always fall off the table. If you have a scene where you're packing up at the end of the day and putting them on the table, they just slide off. -Dannii Minogue

I'll just start laying out the melody exactly where I want it to fall. And then I'll go back and fill it out. Whereas, in other pieces I'm really just going a couple bars at a time. -Danny Elfman

I'm working seven days a week in the fall. I couldn't possibly keep that up. This is only for the fall. In the last couple of years I've tended to do most of my serious writing in the winter, when there's nothing going on with football. -Gregg Easterbrook

You know, I'm not making top dollar, but when you're making top dollar, there are a lot of people waiting for you to fall. -Esai Morales

Trouble is, I don't get to play a lot at the moment because I've just signed a contract where I've got to do 200 shows a year in pubs, so the golf's fallen away a bit. -Eric Bristow

Civilization never stands still; if in one country it is falling back, in another it is changing, evolving, becoming more complicated, bringing fresh experience to body and mind, breeding new desires, and exploiting Nature's cupboard for their satisfaction. -Arthur Keith

I really want to fall in love. -Enrique Iglesias

What I had to prove was that I had a dedication and a desire and a passion to do the work and everything else would fall in place because I have a vision that I want to portray and it did and I do it. I don't sell anything. -Kim Weston

This opinion, however, is held by most, that the devil was an angel, and that, having become an apostate, he induced as many of the angels as possible to fall away with himself, and these up to the present time are called his angels. -Origen

The one image that's been causing a lot of discussion is one image that I shot of a man falling head-first from the building, before the buildings fell down. He was trapped in the fire, and decided to jump and take his own life, rather than being burned. -Richard Drew

Since NAFTA was put in place, Mexico has lost 1.9 million jobs and most Mexicans' real wages have fallen. -Stephen F. Lynch

Handsome, thin, sophisticated men often fall madly in love with larger women, we just never see it on TV. -Camryn Manheim

It's important to me that I look good on television because, let's face it, I'm single, and you want somebody to watch the show and fall in love with you. -Camryn Manheim

I recently saw the movie about Ray Charles, and there's a scene where he falls down and the mother doesn't help him. She says, I don't want anyone to treat you like a cripple. I've fallen down before, and Molly will say, get up and just go. -Teri Garr

Even during the worst hardships, when the other things in our lives seem to fall apart, we can still find peace in the eternal love of God. -Armstrong Williams

I may fall here in the Senate chamber, but I will. never make any compromise with any such men. -Benjamin F. Wade

Sorry Day falls on the eve of Reconciliation Week, giving us the chance to ask whether we are making progress in the wider challenge of reconciling Indigenous and other Australians. -Malcolm Fraser

I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater. It was Judy Holliday. She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard, which still exists today. -Adolph Green

What is it like to fall asleep? What happens? Where do we go? Why don't we remember? Since childhood most of us have wondered about the mystery of sleep. -Henry Reed

When we fall asleep, we withdraw our awareness from its hypnotic fascination with physical sensation, thereby enabling us to listen with our now awakening sixth sense. -Henry Reed

What happens in the music business is that if you step out of your little spot to do something else, the sand falls right into where you stood and you're gone, you're history. -Nancy Sinatra

I spent four days and four nights just covered in blood, falling in the water. -Rider Strong

To have an opportunity to make a movie like Cabin Fever, you have to get stuff thrown on you or you have to fall into a pit of water. It brings you that much closer to your mindset as a character. -Rider Strong

One of the remarkable things about my career is that it has been marked by steady, incremental progress. No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls, either. -Phil Hartman

We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another. -Henry L. Stimson

Somebody must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen upon me to do so. -Ida B. Wells

There's a tendency to fall into certain habits, but if you tell yourself not to do that and if you don't stay there too long – I think if you start staying for too long, you tend to fall into certain bad habits, and I tried not to do that. -Josh Duhamel

Public emergencies may require the hand of severity to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty, but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods. -Mercy Otis Warren

I believe the Times is a great newspaper, but a profoundly fallible one. -Daniel Okrent

I went to Israel when the missiles were falling there. -David Dinkins

Bush does not want to go down in history as the president who lost in Iraq. His strategy to the extent he has one is to hang tough and let whoever succeeds him take the fall. -Eleanor Clift

And Seaman, just like a falling oak, manages to change direction. -John Motson

I can see me continuing to make the best music I can, and let the chips fall where they may. -Lee Ann Womack

There are writers who do start doing the same thing again and again and almost inevitably fall into self-parody. -Tobias Wolff

Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be allured by the madness of the world, so that we may never fall away from you, O Lord Jesus Christ. -Albrecht Durer

I like old people falling over, that's what makes me laugh. -Allan Carr

Any ideal system is its own worst enemy, and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur, they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny. -Ben Nicholson

One morning, about four o'clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, Why am I out this time of night? I was miserable, and it came to me: I'm falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with. -June Carter Cash

I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives on the slope of a volcano. Near a volcano one still falls in love, one still gets jealous, one still wants a promotion, one still gossips. -Amos Oz

I loved that it was about human relationships and then it was a mystery without falling into the trap of a thriller per se, because it pulled you in through people rather than through events or effects. -Barbara Hershey

It was our view of the worst that could befall our people if they were taken captive. So, what was fascinating to me was that somehow it appears the techniques that we have feared most in the world would be used on our people, we are using on people in our custody. -Jane Mayer

Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements. -Paracelsus

The two-piece ball I switched to spun too much. One shot would go the distance I thought it should, then the next one would fall short, and then the next one would go long. -Payne Stewart

Historically, filmmakers always fall in love with every frame, but now that even neophytes are given final cut, this love affair carries with it serious economic implications. -Peter Bart

It is estimated that raising the retirement age to 70 would cut the shortfall by about 36%. But this proposal has some drawbacks. Women and men who have worked jobs that require manual labor all of their lives may not physically be able to do work until they are 70 years old. -Steve Israel

So many roles for women demand that you make the audience fall in love with you or sympathise with you. -Felicity Kendal

Success breeds success, and failure leads to a sort of fallow period. -Felicity Kendal

If you fall in love with a country and its people, that makes any country warm to you. -Jane Birkin

I liked the fact that Lois was one person with Clark and another with Superman. I think that, as women, we do that a lot when we fall in love. -Margot Kidder

If you're gonna fall apart, do it in your own bedroom. -Margot Kidder

I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off. -Tom Berenger

When you feel a connection, a gut connection, a heart connection, it's a very special thing. What's familiar to everyone is watching people falling in love; it doesn't happen on screen that often. People fall in lust, then they're suddenly together. -Alfre Woodard

You very seldom see a picture where you watch the process of falling in love. -Alfre Woodard

What you make up in your heads sticks if it's good, falls out if it's bad. If we still remember something a day after we made it up, it might be worth building on. -Benny Anderson

Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually it's just one mistake. -Brian Boitano

I remember an article, I can't recall who by, it was after the fall of the Berlin Wall, which said that now the Wall was down, there could be no more class war. Only someone with money could ever say such a thing. -Claude Chabrol

A soil, exhausted by the long culture of Pagan empires, was to lie fallow for a still longer period. -John Lothrop Motley

Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome, were united under one crown imperial. They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome. -John Lothrop Motley

You see, I have in my teaching – I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students – I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for. -Josef Albers

As to the effect of the wave on the air, we will suppose the water to be quite flat and the air motionless, a heavy undulation comes on the scene, it has to pass, so it pushes the air up with its face, letting it fall again as its back glides onwards. -Lawrence Hargrave

Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions: if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy. -Niklaus Wirth

However, the Bible is called the Word of God because the whole transcript is an inspired, faithful, and infallible record of what God determined essential for us to know about Himself, the cosmos in which we live, our spiritual allies and adversaries, and our fellow man. -Walter Martin

If a ballet dancer falls over, it's knowing how to get out looking clumsy that counts. -Ritchie Blackmore

I really, really love music. I'm affected by it and uplifted by it, and made to laugh and cry, and almost fall in love with the person who has made me feel so brilliant and communicated so profoundly to me. -Siobhan Fahey

I saw what looked like another fallen tree in front of me and put my foot on it to cross over. At that moment it reared up in front of me-the biggest python I had ever seen! -Louis Leakey

My husband is a fall-away Catholic, but with a vengeance. He's actually more of a feminist than I am. -Olympia Dukakis

A proof of really great art is that it is generally true – it seldom falls into the misapprehensions to which minor art is liable. -Lafcadio Hearn

No, I got my web site going and said I have the record out. People were just falling on the floor – they couldn't believe it – after all that time. You know, it wasn't a compilation, it was new songs. -Jackie DeShannon

He leaned about the same way in falling towards Jacqueline, forward, down towards the bottom of the car. -Abraham Zapruder

Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting a weight and then allowing it to fall. -Charles Babbage

There's not much in the way of written-down arrangements – just things that Gerry and I have worked out, from playing spontaneously together and hanging on to whatever seems to fall in right. -Chuck Mangione

A raised weight can produce work, but in doing so it must necessarily sink from its height, and, when it has fallen as deep as it can fall, its gravity remains as before, but it can no longer do work. -Hermann von Helmholtz

Windmills, which are used in the great plains of Holland and North Germany to supply the want of falling water, afford another instance of the action of velocity. The sails are driven by air in motion – by wind. -Hermann von Helmholtz

Germany stays and falls with the success of the policy of Hitler. -Hjalmar Schacht

I therefore declare, that if you wish any remission of the taxation which falls upon the homes of the people of England and Wales, you can only find it by reducing the great military establishments, and diminishing the money paid to fighting men in time of peace. -Richard Cobden

Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc. -Sergei Eisenstein

My life was falling apart and then to come out and play and have my best ever – 40 wickets, 250 runs… But the only reason I could do that was because of the way I thought and I think I'm pretty strong mentally. I think I am anyway, pretty strong to get over whatever it is. -Shane Warne

Thus, in accordance with the spirit of the Historical School, knowledge of the principles of the human world falls within that world itself, and the human sciences form an independent system. -Wilhelm Dilthey

See, even despite pious statements to the contrary, much of the industrialized world has not yet come to terms with the recognition of the fallacy of what I call the strong man syndrome. -Wole Soyinka

I realized some of the pitfalls of being well-known; it was nice if you were successful, but it made it just that much harder to take when you failed. -Lawrence Welk

I always feel like there is some dude out there with money that I could fall back on if I needed to. -Kirstie Alley

The state is in danger of falling into disrepute due to the evidence of its inadequate resources. -Jurgen Habermas

Historically, terrorism falls in a category different from crimes that concern a criminal court judge. -Jurgen Habermas

My dream had always just been to do my work well, fall in love and build a life for myself. -Carrie Snodgress

I had these shoes made and 2 to 3 inch lifts inside and the heel was another 2 and half inches. I walked around that way, wherever I could without falling over. -Bobby Darin

If in any divination the Tenth Card should be a Court Card, it shews that the subject of the divination falls ultimately into the hands of a person represented by that card, and its end depends mainly on him. -A. E. Waite

I think it's a fallacy that the harder you practice the better you get. -Buddy Rich

My errors will point to thinking men the various roads, and will teach them the great art of treading on the brink of the precipice without falling into it. -Giacomo Casanova

Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty mailbox and the silent telephone. -Hedda Hopper

No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation. -Knut Hamsun

If the demand for home commodities should be diminished, because of the fall of rent on the part of the landlords, it will be increased in a far greater degree by the increased opulence of the commercial classes. -David Ricardo

If then the prosperity of the commercial classes, will most certainly lead to accumulation of capital, and the encouragement of productive industry; these can by no means be so surely obtained as by a fall in the price of corn. -David Ricardo

The rise or fall of wages is common to all states of society, whether it be the stationary, the advancing, or the retrograde state. -David Ricardo

There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits. -David Ricardo

The second stage set in ten or fifteen days after the bombing. Its first symptom was falling hair. Diarrhea and fever, which in some cases went as high as 106, came next. -John Hersey

If epic poetry is a definite species, the sagas do not fall within it. -Lascelles Abercrombie

But assuming the same premises, to wit, that all men are equal by the law of nature and of nations, the right of property in slaves falls to the ground; for one who is equal to another cannot be the owner or property of that other. -William H. Seward

I've always been so apathetic. I figured, OK, maybe the world is going to fall down around me. Now I want to make a better world… that's motherhood. -Cass Elliot

A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned. -Ewan McGregor

As a child I was taken to the pantomime or the theatre and I would always, always fall in love with somebody on the stage. And want to have sex with them. -Ewan McGregor

If you're suddenly doing something you don't want to do for four years, just so you've got something to fall back on, by the time you come out you don't have that 16-year-old drive any more and you'll spend your life doing something you never wanted to do in the first place. -Ewan McGregor

Rather, for all objects and experiences, there is a quantity that has optimum value. Above that quantity, the variable becomes toxic. To fall below that value is to be deprived. -Gregory Bateson

Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy. -James Bovard

But, in addition, there is, all through the tragedy, a constant alternation of rises and falls in this tension or in the emotional pitch of the work, a regular sequence of more exciting and less exciting sections. -Andrew Coyle Bradley

Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls. -Desi Arnaz

They used a doll when I fall through the ceiling. -Heather O'Rourke

I was raised by an actress, and I watched all those women turn 60 and ask, Shouldn't get face work? My mother and Anne Bancroft said, We're not going to fall into that. -Laura Dern

Tears fall in my heart like the rain on the town. -Paul Verlaine

When man lives under government, he is fallen, his worth is gone, and his nature tarnished. -Adam Weishaupt

If you fall seventy times a day, rise seventy times and return to God so that you will not fall too often. -Johannes Tauler

Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by revolt within or by defeat by a rival. -John Boyd Orr

People in very high places suddenly fall, and we are always surprised because we don't factor in the basic element that they're humans and, therefore, they are flawed and have weaknesses. -Carlisle Floyd

In the last five or six thousand years, empires one after another have arisen, waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal revolution or attack from without. -John Boyd Orr

When you have a very hot single there is no reason why it can't drive album sales. People fall off and come back on. I'm looking forward to coming back on with a vengeance. -Justin Guarini

My primary lesson, however, was that I'm a solo writer, happiest when I'm making all the executive decisions. I've always been willing to rise or fall on my own merits. -Sue Grafton

Such sins, even if they do not kill all grace in us, do harm, nevertheless; and though they are only venial in themselves, they make us apt, ready, and inclined to lose grace and to fall into mortal sin. -Johannes Tauler

Though the general principles of statecraft have survived the rise and fall of empires, every increase in knowledge has brought about changes in the political, economic, and social structure. -John Boyd Orr

It was like falling off a building and suddenly, bang, you hit the bottom. The first time it happened was on an ordinary day at home. I was taking down some curtains. I took one step, turned around, took another step and then I fell and hit my head hard on the rowing machine. -Jonah Lomu

The mere assemblage of peace loving people to interchange convincing reasons for their common faith, mere exhortation and argument to the public in favor of peace in general fall short of the mark. -Elihu Root

The methods of peace propaganda which aim at establishing peace doctrine by argument and by creating a feeling favorable to peace in general seem to fall short of reaching the springs of human action and of dealing with the causes of the conduct which they seek to modify. -Elihu Root

A great number of the women are victims to falling of the womb and weakness in the spine; but these are necessary results of their laborious existence, and do not belong either to climate or constitution. -Fanny Kemble

But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person. -Mikhail Bakunin

He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity. -Maimonides

I describe my plots as follows; A character is walking down the street when all of a sudden a piano falls on them. They spend the rest of the story digging out from under that piano. How they dig, how long and how well, this all depends entirely on the character. -Sarah Zettel

The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt, depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood. The fallback is we're going to DVD anyways. We've got that covered. -Todd McFarlane

The Berlin Defence suited my strategy for the match. I had a defensive strategy – Actually, I had in my pocket some other sharper stuff to fall back on – but first I wanted to try the defensive strategy with Black and it worked so well. -Vladimir Kramnik

What made me fall in love with acting, which is my life, was watching other people perform. It made me hunger to do that. -Elisabeth Rohm

When you fall head over heels for someone, you're not falling in love with who they are as a person; you're falling in love with your idea of love. -Elisabeth Rohm

Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not. -James Taylor

I tend to fall for the archetypal, talented, charismatic rock boy. -Juliana Hatfield

AIDS is a global problem and there should be a global solution found by the entire international community. It is really scary to see and imagine our world fall into pieces because we refuse to share and put in the common vestiges of our civilizations. -Sarah Polley

The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall. -Helen Garner

Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction. I've had some failures. On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam… and I'm not happy to be right in all of those cases. -David Brin

It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel. -Ben Harper

If I fall, I fall. I'll rise up like anybody else. -Ben Harper

I think it's easy for me to connect to some people, and I don't know if that's the same thing as falling in love whereas before, I might have said it was. -Ashley Judd

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn't show. -Andrew Wyeth

I don't know if my looks will ever get any better, but my pratfalls sure won't. -Chevy Chase

Last good pratfall I did, I broke bones in both hands. I still feel it when people shake my hand. -Chevy Chase

This is where you see the truth of entertainment, because it is not edited. You see it on stage as it is happening. Even if we fall down or forget our words, it's a part of live entertainment. -Eartha Kitt

I'll be with The Goat until the fall. Then I've been given three plays to look at and there have been a couple of films have come over the desk. I will probably not do either one of them. -Mercedes Ruehl

Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm for other Labour policy disasters. No one tells the voters that crime is falling: let them stay scared senseless. -Polly Toynbee

Bums are the well-to-do of this day. They didn't have as far to fall. -Jackson Pollock

In such a state, humility is the virtue of men, and their only defense; to walk humbly with God, never doubting, whatever befall, that His will is good, and that His law is right. -Paul Elmer More

By the time Apple's Macintosh operating system finally falls into the public domain, there will be no machine that could possibly run it. The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited. -Lawrence Lessig

During the past two decades, inflation has fallen to a low level in major industrial countries. -Toshihiko Fukui

Most music that you hear is in synch with itself. We were experimenting with the music falling out of synch with itself and even though it is out of synch you mind can still understand what it is meant to be doing. -Wayne Coyne

Most of the suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia, a place not lacking in wealth. But due to rapid population growth, the wealth per capita has fallen by about half in a generation. -Keith Henson

In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression. -Elizabeth Wurtzel

As we continue to fight the War on Terror, it is imperative that we protect America's fallen heroes by ensuring that they are treated with respect, while being laid to rest. -Jon Porter

Then I came back and restarted at the UW that fall. -Daniel J. Evans

But, Eminem… No, I've loved rap for a long time, especially when it got out of its first period and became this gangsta rap, ya know this heavy rap thing? That's when I started to fall in love with it. I loved the lyrics. I loved the beat. -Alan Vega

We see less of Dave, certainly, and he's kind of fallen out of the sphere of our group, mostly because he's working on his show, and has kind of lost the fun of the party. -Bruce McCulloch

But that kind of falls in line; when you think about it, James Brown was a funk minimalist. All of those parts create a sum that's larger than than the individual parts. -Charlie Hunter

Our Republic and its press will rise or fall together. -Joseph Pulitzer

The joke or the pratfall is easy for me to do. -Sandra Bullock

You have people who can't act and they get all these parts. Paris Hilton falls into her own category. She's made a career out of it. -Kate Hudson

The songwriter mustn't fall in love with his own song. If it doesn't belong, he can't push it into a show. Let him save it; maybe it'll fit in another show. -Dorothy Fields

If people around the world knew how well people at Guantanamo Bay are treating prisoners, they would not fall prey to the accusations that some in our Chamber are making. They are all receiving judicial review. -Robin Hayes

If Russia rises, it means that the USA falls down. -Vladimir Zhirinovsky

We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands. -Ron Lewis

We have fallen in love with the body. That's that thing that looks back at us from the mirror. That's the repository of that lovely identity that you keep chasing all your life. -George Wald

I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may. -Leonard Nimoy

What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that, find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my face if it's going to be worth it, and then maybe I'll surprise myself. -Jeremy Irons

No, when I worked as an accountant I was falling asleep waiting for 5 o'clock. -Heston Blumenthal

But black people fall for that same argument, and they go around talking about law breakers. We did not make the laws in this country. We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws. Those laws that keep them up, keep us down. -H. Rap Brown

But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools. -Buffy Sainte-Marie

The Jets seem to be a franchise in freefall. -Ron Jaworski

It's like, it's up to the people to fall in love with the song. The record company can only do so much. -Paul Westerberg

I forever felt that I've fallen right between the crack of way too young for the first generation of classic rock 'n' roll and too old to be brand-new. It's hard. -Paul Westerberg

Consider this: I can go to Antarctica and get cash from an ATM without a glitch, but should I fall ill during my travels, a hospital there could not access my medical records or know what medications I am on. -Nathan Deal

I learned that you don't have to be all over the place, that you can be subtle and you can say what you say. The words that you put together can be just as hilarious as falling all over the place or doing something. -Mike Epps

During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved. -Melissa Bean

I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall, sowing the seeds of their own destruction. -Martin Scorsese

To be a winner of that, and to fall in the long line of traditional great backs at USC, to have your name in perpetuity, the fact that your parents are like icons… that's the greatest thing. -Marcus Allen

There is another interesting paradox here: by immersing ourselves in what we love, we find ourselves. We do not lose ourselves. One does not lose one's identity by falling in love. -Lukas Foss

Some people fall in love with their co-stars and feel things that they never thought they would feel for them because they are touching. -Catherine Deneuve

My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were going to learn how to deal with very simple questions such as how a body falls due to the acceleration of gravity. -Steven Chu

There used to be an old thing where every team had a heavy bag in their locker room for people to punch, but again, it was more about conditioning because if you hit a heavy bag for a minute, it feels like your arms are about to fall off. -Steve Yzerman

In the fall term of 1933-34 I was on my family farm in Maine. -Stephen Cole Kleene

I went to Princeton in the fall of 1930 as a half-time instructor. -Stephen Cole Kleene

I think the rising and falling popularity of areas like hard SF and far-future SF is, to a considerable extent, the same as any other fashion. -Stanley Schmidt

Pre-teens, teens and college students have unlimited access to the Internet – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because of the repeated exposure they have to illegal Internet gambling sites, they fall victim by the thousands. -Spencer Bachus

I hated golf when we first started, but a big part of the training process was falling in love with this sport, so I went on tour with the UCLA Team. -Shia LaBeouf

It's taken me a long time to become the person I am, for all the ugliness to fall away. The rotten flesh is gone, and the seed is there. I can touch that now. -Lynn Johnston

In the fall of the year 2000, there just happened to be a decision point when they asked me to become Chief Executive Officer of the company. It was a time when, as you remember, we were starting to have some real problems in the California energy markets. -Jeffrey Skilling

The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men, but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe, and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers. -John Lawson

For me, making films is like being on vacation, it's a nice walk. But theatre is like mountaineering. You never know whether you're going to fall off or make it to the top. -Isabelle Huppert

Almost every girl falls in love with the wrong man, I suppose it's part of growing up. -Natalie Wood

I must've got whacked on the head. He presented a totally false person for me to fall in love with. -Christie Brinkley

I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome. -Christie Brinkley

I don't count that relationship with Ricky. It's just like a blip at this point. I had to fall in love with the devil himself to get this sweet angel, Jack. -Christie Brinkley

There is a lot of use of ProTools in professional studios, but this is mostly for the special effects it allows, not for sound quality. These special effects soon fall out of fashion, and I don't think this trend will define studios permanently. -Steve Albini

But that is the only thing that slows me down is the system. No one, two or three was big enough to slow me down, only the system. It was the system that slowed me down to make my numbers fall. Not because I am older. -Shaquille O'Neal

Mr. Speaker, in seeking to return to the United Nations, the Republic of China on Taiwan will once again ask diplomatic allies to present its case before the United Nations this fall. -Nick Lampson

My last days at MGM were like the fall of the Roman Empire in fast motion. -Joseph Barbera

There are a lot better musicians than me out there that just haven't had the luck to fall into everything like I have. -Glenn Tipton

But who cares? I can honestly look back and realize that everything happened for a reason. Everything that fell apart has fallen back into place beautifully and magically. -Edie Brickell

The roof might fall in; anything could happen. -Dashiell Hammett

I think everything should happen at halfway to dawn. That's when all the heads of government should meet. I think everybody would fall in love. -Billy Strayhorn

As long as she is talented enough and passionate about doing it herself then I will be happy and support her. I think I will be sensible – my parents said I could only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on. -Anna Friel

And I think you understand a little bit more why she falls for him. In a way, watching the French do anything is a little more fun because their gestures are different. And in that way, they make everything interesting. -Adrian Lyne

The president's claim that Social Security is going broke is misleading at best. The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt that the system needs to be strengthened. -Grace Napolitano

These Americans are among the working poor with full-time jobs earning $5.15 an hour. Millions fall into this boat, even more when you consider that the poverty line has not been adequately adjusted to reflect the true level of poverty in this country. -Marcy Kaptur

I was raised in a climate where I believed in God because I was afraid of going to hell – and I didn't think that was the right way to fall in love with somebody. -Scott Stapp

The devil had as good have let Paul alone, for he no sooner comes into prison but he falls a preaching, at which the gates of Satan's prison fly open, and poor sinners come forth. -William Gurnall

I'm gonna give them the advice that I always took myself, that it's better to get to know somebody before you jump into the sack with them. Because then if you jump into the sack and fall in love, and you liked them already, you're home free. -Pia Zadora

While our budget shortfall is temporary, ruining pristine national lands is permanent. -Ric Keller

It could be my downfall, but I don't think it is – Hollywood is run on perception, and if you stray off the path of what you want to do with your career, it's suicide. -Charlie Hunnam

The regular things in my life now – training sessions and playing matches – will all fall away. That will leave a big empty space and it will need to be filled. -Dennis Bergkamp

Mr. Churchill is proud of Britain's stand alone, after France had fallen and before America entered the War. -Eamon de Valera

When we have done our best, we can, as a united people, take whatever may befall with calm courage and confidence that this old nation will survive and if death should come to many of us, death is not the end. -Eamon de Valera

All the Baltic countries have been steadfast in support of allies of the United States since they gained their independence following the fall of the Soviet Union and have continued to be supportive in the ongoing war on terror. -John Shimkus

I'm not really a girlie. I can be once in a while, but then I tend to fall off the heels. -Rhona Mitra

No man is infallible. -Pat Buckley

With Germany herself falling, it is not strange that the nations leagued with her also went down to defeat. -Kelly Miller

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea. -Mikhail Lermontov

Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom. -Stokely Carmichael

There's got to be structure and great comedy. When you start with that, everything else falls into place. -Aries Spears

On the 27th we came to the Cascade Rapids. The first or Little Cascade has about two feet fall, the second or Grand Cascade, a mile farther, is about a six foot sheer drop. -Ernest Thompson Seton

If one does away with the fact of the Resurrection, one also does away with the Cross, for both stand and fall together, and one would then have to find a new center for the whole message of the gospel. -Hans Urs von Balthasar

The first attempt at a response: there must have been a fall, a decline, and the road to salvation can only be the return of the sensible finite into the intelligible infinite. -Hans Urs von Balthasar

When child actors act well they're just reacting to situations, and they're acting very real because their life experience is so short; there's no history to fall back on. -Mariel Hemingway

I had to be intellectually satisfied as well as emotionally because at that time of life one doesn't just fall into it in adolescent emotion, and I was satisfied at every point that it was the one way and the hard way to do things. -Ruth Pitter

Well that's actually happened to me a couple of times… but I really think that men, when it comes to falling in love, are less… I guess you could say less aggressive. -Alicia Machado

Women are a little more assertive in terms of our ability to express our feelings when we fall in love. -Alicia Machado

And so we remained till the red of the dawn began to fall through the snow gloom. I was desolate and afraid, and full of woe and terror. But when that beautiful sun began to climb the horizon life was to me again. -Bram Stoker

I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well. -Bram Stoker

I loved to fall down. -Dick Van Dyke

A love for humanity came over me, and watered and fertilised the fields of my inner world which had been lying fallow, and this love of humanity vented itself in a vast compassion. -Georg Brandes

Criticism starts – it has to start – with a real passion for reading. It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties, but you must fall in love with poems. -Harold Bloom

As the years have gone on, I find one of the dangers of watching dailies… is you fall in love with moments. -Kevin Spacey

That is someone who follows the teachings of the nonviolent Jesus and takes the gospel personally, and then pays the price. I fall into that category. -Martin Sheen

Wilderness designations should not be the result of a quid pro quo. They should rise or fall on their own merits. -Nick Rahall

As Ralph's character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That's the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul. -Rachel Weisz

I think it's a mistake if people just fall in love and think that that's the only thing you need to keep you happy. There's a lot more to being with someone than just love. -Sarah Michelle Gellar

You don't sit down and write a wish list about the person you are going to fall violently in love with. It just doesn't work like that. -Stephen Fry

There was no last animal I treated. When young farm lads started to help me over the gate into a field or a pigpen, to make sure the old fellow wouldn't fall, I started to consider retiring. -James Herriot

Each new film is like a trial. Before I step in front of the camera, I do not know whether I am going to fall or whether I am going to fly – and that is exactly the way I want it to stay. -Juliette Binoche

I never – you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped. -Karl Lagerfeld

No, and I never, ever eat in between the meals. I control it well enough and with no pills, and I sleep seven hours a night. I go to bed. I fall asleep, and I wake up seven hours later, and this is the most important. -Karl Lagerfeld

I never considered myself a fall guy. I know what I did. I know why I did it. I'm not ashamed of it. -Oliver North

There's rises and falls and ups and downs in all music. -Tim McGraw

I praise CBS for taking a risk, which is always the price you pay for opportunity. This is not standard movie of the week storytelling. I think movies of the week have fallen into a niche and that isn't my niche. -Tom Selleck

There's some quality you get when you're not totally comfortable. When you're not doing what you're used to, you could completely fall on your face. You could completely blow it. -Beck

A girl didn't get an athletic scholarship until the fall of 1972 for the very first time. -Billie Jean King

I could tell you which writer's rhythms I am imitating. It's not exactly plagiarism, it's falling in love with good language and trying to imitate it. -Charles Kuralt

We need to think more about the nature of rhetoric in anthropology. There isn't a body of knowledge and thought to fall back on in this regard. -Clifford Geertz

Sometimes the odds are against you-the director doesn't know what the hell he's doing, or something falls apart in the production, or you're working with an actor who's just unbearable. -Jessica Lange

The Republican consciousness has no integrity and it falls apart once you check it out. If you're a Christian, why would you want to fry this dude? -Ken Kesey

Know what to do if you feel faint or dizzy, especially if you might fall and hit your head. -Marilyn vos Savant

Where I fall down is my short game. I don't practice enough, and when I have to take a half swing from 50 yards out, that's trouble. -Pete Sampras

Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love. All the world seemed bright and changed. -William Christopher Handy

Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for writers to start out in because the writing quickly falls into a routine and people are likely to find themselves artistically exhausted when they want to work on something of their own. -Irwin Shaw

I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch. -Clay Aiken

What looks absolutely fabulous in rehearsal can fall flat in front of an audience. The audience dictates what you do or don't change. -Harvey Fierstein

It's also a question of finding good material and interesting roles. I'm not the only actress out there, and good parts just don't fall into your lap that easily. But I like most of the films I've made recently and so I'm pretty positive about the future. -Winona Ryder

In common with Michelangelo and Rembrandt I am more interested in the line, its rise and fall, than in color. -Edvard Munch

I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times. -David Ginola

The story is also about the battle between Arthur and the Saxons. The Saxons were destroying everything they came across and Arthur was left when Rome was falling because this movie takes place in 400 A.D. -Antoine Fuqua

Usually I am on a work for a long stretch, until a moment arrives when the air of the arbitrary vanishes, and the paint falls into positions that feel destined. -Philip Guston

We have our little restaurants, and there's a beautiful beach that we go to in the summer and fall. We tend to have a lot of get-togethers, and if it's at my house, we order pizza because I can't cook. -Katie Holmes

You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That's an education in itself. -Carol Burnett

It's a fantasy that we could have a president who could actually make choices based on what's right, rather than having to weigh the political fallout. But that's sort of what we're showing. And you can dream. -Geena Davis

In my work, there's a tremendous amount of rejection and waves of fertile and fallow times. -Marlo Thomas

It took me years to figure out that you don't fall into a tub of butter, you jump for it. -Claudette Colbert

Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards. Silence, too, can speak out. -Lech Walesa

That's something Mary Lou Williams used to tell me: If you're not feeling right about what you're doing and you play a minor tune it all comes back, falls into place. I don't know if that's true, but I do it. -Marian McPartland

Ulysses, obviously. It was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it. -Orson Scott Card

I think the accessories look very modern and very exciting. These big earrings, these big hoops. I think the girls are sort of falling in love with… collars, neck collars. -Ralph Lauren

When rough times have fallen upon our state in the past, Texans have always responded with generosity and an eagerness to help. The compassionate response to the fires has proven that this community spirit is alive and well. -Randy Neugebauer

I had dropped out of school and was a runaway, so I didn't have family to fall back on if I didn't work. I didn't have a lot of other options of making money other than modeling. -Carre Otis

It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at the curb for her father to come forth from his office in one of Chicago's tallest buildings. -George Barr McCutcheon

Recent economic data shows that our economy is robust, growing and headed in the right direction. The numbers don't lie. Americans are currently enjoying falling gas prices, low unemployment, increased job creation, and a stock market that has reached an all-time high. -J. D. Hayworth

I would step into a place of being lined up with a sense of purpose and my inner compass, and everything was going in the same direction. Then I'd get lazy and get off the track. And then things would start to fall apart, and I'd back up and get it together again. -Kathy Mattea

For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force. -Rocco Buttiglione

I would find myself, not necessarily always assigning these little bits of music for here or there, but all of a sudden something would fall into place and it would be exactly that. -William Bolcom

If I had undertaken the practical direction of military operations, and anything went amiss, I feared that my conscience would torture me, as guilty of the fall of my country, as I had not been familiar with military tactics. -Lajos Kossuth

If you do not milk the cow fully, it falls sick. -Lalu Prasad Yadav

After the Shuttle checks out on its two upcoming flights, it will be ready to take larger components up to the International Space Station later this fall. -Marc Garneau

After 4 years on NYPD Blue it has been nice to have the summer off and spend time with family and friends. There are a few projects I am interested in and plan to be working this fall. -Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Sometimes it's said that psychiatrists are doctors who are frightened by the sight of blood. I might have fallen into that category. -Robert Jay Lifton

I'm a dreadful romantic. No matter what I go through in life, I want to fall in love with a man. -Rachel Hunter

I sometimes fall into the trap of doing what I think I should be doing rather than what I want to be doing. -Bjork

The lower you fall, the higher you'll fly. -Chuck Palahniuk

Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs. -Rudyard Kipling

All things do help the unhappy man to fall. -John Webster

Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. -William Shakespeare

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. -Unknown

I'll keep going till my face falls off. -Barbara Cartland

People fall forward to success. -Mary Kay Ash

This dark brightness that falls from the stars. -Pierre Corneille

Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall. -Matthew Arnold

You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it. -Paulo Coelho

When real people fall down in life, they get right back up and keep walking. -Sarah Jessica Parker

How is it the great pieces of good luck fall to us? -William Dean Howells

Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise. -Philip Massinger

If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything. -Peter Marshall

Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. -Benito Mussolini

Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall. -Oliver Goldsmith

Men will die upon dogma but will not fall victim to a conclusion. -John Henry Newman

Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall. -Ray Bradbury

I viewed my fellow man not as a fallen angel, but as a risen ape. -Desmond Morris

I always watch Dean Martin's show… just to see if he falls down. -James Stewart

If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up. -Les Brown

When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall. -Paul Harvey

Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions. -Gerald Brenan

Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall. -Salman Rushdie

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. -Walt Whitman

The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman. -Alexander Smith

True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility. -Philip Pullman

The League is very well when sparrows shout, but no good at all when eagles fall out. -Benito Mussolini

France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper. -Billy Wilder

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust. -John Webster

The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it. -Elbert Hubbard

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. -Albert Einstein

People who say, 'Let the chips fall where they may,' usually figure they will not be hit by a chip. -Bernard Williams

Don't fall in love with politicians, they're all a disappointment. They can't help it, they just are. -Peggy Noonan

As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself. -Leonardo da Vinci

I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. -Lucille Ball

Once you figure out who you are and what you love about yourself, I think it all kinda falls into place. -Jennifer Aniston

Once you depart from the Ten Commandments as being the foundation of right and wrong, you are in a free fall. -Randall Terry

Alas, I emerge from one disaster to fall into a worse. -Pierre Corneille

So easy to fall into a rut, isn't it? Why should ruts be so comfortable and so unpopular? -Ruth Gordon

I think it's unfair, but they have the right as fallible, screwed-up humans to be unfair; that's the human condition. -Albert Ellis

I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them. -Anne Rice

I started dating older men, and I would fall in love with them. I thought they could teach me about life. -Daphne Zuniga

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again. -Vincent Van Gogh

'Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death. -Marquis de Sade

A lot of people are tired around here, but I'm not sure they're ready to lie down, stretch out and fall asleep. -Jim Jones

We say here that if you fall down in the United States, the ambulance man must feel for your wallet before he feels for your pulse. -George Galloway

France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you can't tear the toilet paper. -Billy Wilder

I love making music and I'm falling in love with making records, so it's like having two girlfriends. But I can handle it. -Snoop Dogg

No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first. -Cesare Pavese

When mental energy is allowed to follow the line of least resistance and to fall into easy channels, it is called weakness. -James Allen

Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity. -Margaret Halsey

The worst tragedy that could have befallen me was my success. I knew right away that I was through – cast out. -Jonas Salk

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. -Washington Irving

As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth. -Boris Pasternak

One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call. -Tryon Edwards

Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today. -Bruce Willis

I warn you not to be ordinary, I warn you not to be young, I warn you not to fall ill, and I warn you not to grow old. -Neil Kinnock

What is buried in the past of one generation falls to the next to claim. -Susan Griffin

You may glory in a team triumphant… But you fall in love with a team in defeat. -Roger Kahn

Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to an observation point where a clear light falls upon a world previously dark. -Anne Sullivan

Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show. -Fanny Brice

When good befalls a man he calls it Providence, when evil fate. -Knut Hamsun

The airplane stays up because it doesn't have the time to fall. -Orville Wright

What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty? -Edmund Spenser

No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird's throat; Since Eden's freshness and man's fall No rose has been original. -Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Men who consistently leave the toilet seat up secretly want women to get up to go the bathroom in the middle of the night and fall in. -Rita Rudner

I don't know why it is we are in such a hurry to get up when we fall down. You might think we would lie there and rest for a while. -Max Eastman

Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order. -Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not. -Andrea Dworkin

The moment-of-conception fallacy implies that fertilization is a simple process with never a doubt as to whether it has or has not happened. -George C. Williams

Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another. -Milton Friedman

Psychologists have set about describing the true nature of women with a certainty and a sense of their own infallibility rarely found in the secular world. -Naomi Weisstein

The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place; and with every such change the purchasing power of money changes so far as that thing goes. -Alfred Marshall

I've owned more sofas than I've had husbands. Both sag in the end, but I generally fall out of love with the furniture quicker than the men. -Janet Street-Porter

You know, some people fall right through the hole in their lives. It's invisible, but they come to it after time, never knowing where. -Louise Erdrich

Today's Communism can survive only if it abandons the myth of an infallible party, if it continues to think, and if it becomes democratic. -Friedrich Durrenmatt

Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends. -Mason Cooley

Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it? -Henry David Thoreau

Women may fall when there's no strength in men. -William Shakespeare

Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall, freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin. -Henry Cabot Lodge

Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary aristocracy of one. -W. H. Auden

Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord. -Sallust

Women do not often fall in love with philosophers. -Samuel Richardson

'Twas drink made me fall in love, And love made me run into debt, And though I have struggled and struggled and strove, I cannot get out of them yet. -Alexander Brome

Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards. -Tacitus

Never judge someone by who he's in love with; judge him by his friends. People fall in love with the most appalling people. Take a cool, appraising glance at his pals. -Cynthia Heimel

When you see someone you love with somebody else, your heart kind of falls to the ground. -Ashlee Simpson

We are none of us infallible not even the youngest of us. -William Hepworth Thompson

I'm not really the type to wear my heart on my sleeve. I would let someone know if I liked them, but it takes a while for me to fall in love. -Joshua Jackson

We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers. They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission. But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a housewife who got on a bus and never returned? -A. B. Yehoshua

As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed. -James Madison

I believe in an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out. -Arthur Hays Sulzberger

He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil. -Thomas Fuller

Every time a child says I don't believe in fairies there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead. -James M. Barrie

Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them. -Livy

I did not just fall in love. I made a parachute jump. -Zora Neale Hurston

Don't be afraid to fall flat on your face. -Eddy Arnold

I don't think there's anything more important than making peace before it's too late. And it almost always falls to the child to try to move toward the parent. -Jane Fonda

It is impossible to strive for the heroic life. The title of hero is bestowed by the survivors upon the fallen, who themselves know nothing of heroism. -Johan Huizinga

With a novelist, like a surgeon, you have to get a feeling that you've fallen into good hands – someone from whom you can accept the anesthetic with confidence. -Saul Bellow

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all. -John Greenleaf Whittier

But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and begin again. -Robert Browning

It is a question whether, when we break a murderer on the wheel, we do not fall into the error a child makes when it hits the chair it has bumped into. -Georg C. Lichtenberg

We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters. -Robert E. Lee

Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, owing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about. -Robert Benchley

Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self. -Max Stirner

However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible. -Lewis Mumford

Ken Lay has, does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron. He was the man at the controls. But failure is not a crime. -Michael Ramsey

The Mind that lies fallow but a single Day, sprouts up in Follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous Culture. -Joseph Addison

A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns. -Joseph Conrad

If I fall, pick up the flag, kiss it, and keep on going. -Omar Torrijos Herrera

One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them. -Katharine Elizabeth Fullerton Gerould

No great inner event befalls those who summon it not. -Maurice Maeterlinck

Long after the bomb falls and you and your good deeds are gone, cockroaches will still be here, prowling the streets like armored cars. -Tama Janowitz

You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you're in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don't fall in love with people because they're fun. It just happens. -Kirsten Dunst

Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay. -Flannery O'Connor

Here is the real domino theory – gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you. -Anna Quindlen

We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured. -Blaise Pascal

The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older. -William Lyon Phelps

All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy. -John Ruskin

My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think. -Greta Garbo

I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow, looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part, even temporarily, from their precious children. -Thomas S. Monson

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory. -Sun Tzu

Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty. -Victor Hugo

We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but to see if we can escape from it. -Jose Ortega y Gasset

Men are strong, women are smart, but no matter how smart, their bellies are always there to betray women and that's their downfall. -Simone Schwarz-Bart

The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true. -Catharine Beecher

You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie. -Georg Buchner

Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life. -Stefan Zweig

Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim. -E. B. White

When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich. -Honore de Balzac

The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises. -Sigmund Freud

He who would not be idle, let him fall in love. -Ovid

The most considerable difference I note among men is not in their readiness to fall into error, but in their readiness to acknowledge these inevitable lapses. -Thomas Huxley

The burden of disease falls on the poor. -Gro Harlem Brundtland

It's very easy to have slogans and rhetoric that people will follow, but eventually the slogans fall away. -Saad Hariri

I just never subscribed to the theory that at age 55, you fall off the face of the earth on the Tour. I always felt that was too young of an age for that. -Hale Irwin

I have never fallen in love with my own voice, but I've always had an attraction for it. -Tom Snyder

A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it. -Dogen

I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation. -Beyonce Knowles

Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands. -Jerry Lewis

We are all human and fall short of where we need to be. We must never stop trying to be the best we can be. -Richard Adams

Some of the onus falls on us to make ourselves available for the ball, because we need to play inside-out. That's when we're at our best. -Steven Hill

We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually. -Rahm Emanuel

God is stronger than their strength, more loving than their uttermost love, and in so far as they have loved and sacrificed themselves for others, they have obtained the infallible proof, that God too lives and loves and gives Himself away. -George A. Smith

Then I despair… I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always. -Andre Malraux

Perhaps one reason for the falling-off of belief in a continuance of conscious existence is to be found in the quality of life that most of us lead. There is not much in it with which, in any kind of reason, one can associate the idea of immortality. -Albert J. Nock

Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy. -Bertrand Russell

Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming. The more the case for man-made warming falls apart, the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe. The more public support his stimulus bill loses, the more Obama embraces fear-mongering. -Fred Barnes

My dad gave me my first bike at 16. I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks. I haven't fallen since. -Hugh Laurie

I am a ordinary teenager. I fall in love like everyone else. -Jake Epstein

I love feeling the crispness of fall and the sensuality of spring. -Christopher Meloni

My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots. -Will Arnett

It's a very brave thing to fall in love. You have to be willing to trust somebody else with your whole being, and that's very difficult, really difficult and very brave. -Nicole Kidman

When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected. -Orlando Bloom

You can only fall in love six times in your life. Choose wisely. -Douglas Coupland

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