Best Quotes About Keep

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. -W. C. Fields

If it doesn't matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score? -Vince Lombardi

I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work. -William Ernest Hocking

The fear of becoming a 'has-been' keeps some people from becoming anything. -Eric Hoffer

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. -H. L. Mencken

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. -George Bernard Shaw

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger. -Frank Lloyd Wright

Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you. -Frank Crane

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community. -Oscar Wilde

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. -Henry David Thoreau

Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going. -Phyllis Diller

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young. -Konrad Lorenz

We believe that electricity exists, because the electric company keeps sending us bills for it, but we cannot figure out how it travels inside wires. -Dave Barry

Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent? -Dave Barry

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet. -Isaac Bashevis Singer

I have learned that you can't have good advertising without a good client, that you can't keep a good client without good advertising, and no client will ever buy better advertising than he understands or has an appetite for. -Leo Burnett

I have learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one. -Leo Burnett

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. -Mark Twain

If you're going through hell, keep going. -Winston Churchill

As long as you keep getting born, it's alright to die some times. -Orson Scott Card

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. -Henry Ford

The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis. -Leon Edel

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. -Ernest Hemingway

I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy. -W. C. Fields

I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves. -John Wayne

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -Scott Adams

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. -Pablo Picasso

A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key. -Paul Valery

Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. -Ralph Richardson

College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage. -George Gobel

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. -Andre Gide

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. -Aeschylus

Not only is women's work never done, the definition keeps changing. -Bill Copeland

The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can't see him laughing. -Phyllis Diller

The best way to keep one's word is not to give it. -Napoleon Bonaparte

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them. -Cullen Hightower

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. -Charles Dickens

Give me the fruitful error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. You can keep your sterile truth for yourself. -Vilfredo Pareto

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her. -Sacha Guitry

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

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. First, let her think she's having her own way. And second, let her have it. -Lyndon B. Johnson

Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder. -Thornton Wilder

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. -Kin Hubbard

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. -Pauline Phillips

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. -Christopher Morley

A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose. -Samuel McChord Crothers

It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them in our practice. -Matthew Henry

Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart. -Marguerite Gardiner

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. -Don Marquis

If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it. -Austin O'Malley

The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. -Irving Berlin

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. -Will Rogers

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. -Ambrose Bierce

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once. -John Archibald Wheeler

Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. -Doug Larson

I keep coming back to you in my head, but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons. -Adrienne Rich

In order to keep anything cultural, logical, or ideological, you have to reinvent the reality of it. -Ani DiFranco

Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon, not just on the bottom line. -Warren Bennis

Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss. -Hal Holbrook

Your memory is a monster; you forget – it doesn't. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you – and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you! -John Irving

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair. -Samuel Johnson

The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I try to keep in touch with the details… I also look at the product daily. That doesn't mean you interfere, but it's important occasionally to show the ability to be involved. It shows you understand what's happening. -Rupert Murdoch

The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves. -George Bernard Shaw

I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.' -Andy Warhol

This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver. -Friedrich Nietzsche

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. -Ronald Reagan

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. -Stephen Covey

A good heavy book holds you down. It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic. -Roy Blount, Jr.

Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving. -Erma Bombeck

April is a promise that May is bound to keep. -Hal Borland

As long as the plots keep arriving from outer space, I'll go on with my virgins. -Barbara Cartland

I wouldn't keep him around long if I didn't feed him well. -Julia Child

War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can. -Winston Churchill

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly. -Mario Cuomo

One ever feels his twoness – an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder. -W. E. B. Du Bois

We are willing to spend the least amount of money to keep a kid at home, more to put him in a foster home and the most to institutionalize him. -Marian Wright Edelman

We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep. -Queen Elizabeth II

The food in such places is so tasteless because the members associate spices and garlic with just the sort of people they're trying to keep out. -Calvin Trillin

Over the long haul of life on this planet, it is the ecologists, and not the bookkeepers of business, who are the ultimate accountants. -Stewart Udall

A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits. -Edith Sitwell

When people keep telling you that you can't do a thing, you kind of like to try it. -Margaret Chase Smith

I keep going over a sentence. I nag it, gnaw it, pat and flatter it. -Janet Flanner

My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder. -William Golding

Between a fellow who is stupid and honest and one who is smart and crooked, I will take the first. I won't get much out of him, but with that other guy I can't keep what I've got. -Lewis B. Hershey

If you live among dogs, keep a stick. After all, this is what a hound has teeth for-to bite when he feels like it! -Nikita Khrushchev

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck. -Ann Landers

The press is like the peculiar uncle you keep in the attic – just one of those unfortunate things. -G. Gordon Liddy

The primary, the fundamental, the essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep peace. Everything it does which helps prevent World War III is good. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous. -Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps. -Harold MacMillan

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ. -Thomas Merton

Every time I see something terrible, it's like I see it at age 19. I keep a freshness that way. -Ralph Nader

The essence of a general's job is to assist in developing a clear sense of purpose to keep the junk from getting in the way of important things. -Walter F. Ulmer

You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work. -Harold S. Geneen

Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity. -Vartan Gregorian

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity. -Pope John Paul II

The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing. -Benjamin Franklin

I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are Democrats. -Ambrose Bierce

No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it. -Ovid

If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: 'Thou shalt not ration justice.' -Sophocles

Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment. -Wendell Phillips

The laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me. -A. E. Housman

It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband. -Euripides

Success – keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep. -Walter Scott

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late. -Ogden Nash

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love. -Alan Bleasdale

It is almost as difficult to keep a first class person in a fourth class job, as it is to keep a fourth class person in a first class job. -Alexandre Dumas

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. -Amos Bronson Alcott

He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him. -B. C. Forbes

The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping . -Dale Carnegie

I've learned any fool can write a bad ad, but it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one. -Daniel J. Boorstin

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen. -Desiderius Erasmus

Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet. -Earl Nightingale

When we argue for our limitations, we get to keep them. -Evelyn Waugh

To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it. -George MacDonald

Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score. -Horace

How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life. -Jack Nicklaus

A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. -John Kenneth Galbraith

The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep. -Marc Chagall

You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched. -Norman Vincent Peale

Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open. -Pauline Kael

What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it. Dull to the contemporary who reads it and invaluable to the student, centuries afterwards, who treasures it. -Walter Scott

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. -Stevie Wonder

In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you. -Victor Kiam

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn. -Henry David Thoreau

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. -Franz Kafka

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed. -Sydney Smith

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. -Christian Nestell Bovee

Champions keep playing until they get it right. -Billie Jean King

What keeps you going isn't some fine destination but just the road you're on, and the fact that you know how to drive. -Barbara Kingsolver

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. -Edward Everett Hale

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road. -Dag Hammarskjold

The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away. -Wilson Mizner

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. -George Bernard Shaw

Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. -Joseph Addison

I take a simple view of life: keep your eyes open and get on with it. -Laurence Olivier

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. -Robert Frost

My country right or wrong; when right, to keep her right; when wrong, to put her right. -Carl Schurz

None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them. -Charles Caleb Colton

Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us. -Elbert Hubbard

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly. -Samuel Johnson

I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret. -Walter Winchell

The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work. -Charles Kettering

Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole. -Jacques Barzun

If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it's just possible you haven't grasped the situation. -Jean Kerr

Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off. -Ayn Rand

The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power. -Gerry Spence

I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy. -W. C. Fields

Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property. -Ayn Rand

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house. -Zsa Zsa Gabor

Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property… Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them. -Thomas Paine

I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don't fight, I'll eat this planet. -George Foreman

One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. -Bertrand Russell

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging. -Hank Aaron

It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time. -Tallulah Bankhead

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. -Benjamin Franklin

Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them. -Alfred North Whitehead

True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be. -Ralph W. Sockman

Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character. -Gary Ryan Blair

There's no reason to bring religion into it. I think we ought to have as great a regard for religion as we can, so as to keep it out of as many things as possible. -Sean O'Casey

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything. -W. Clement Stone

We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living. -Tryon Edwards

A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was. -Joseph Hall

The Constitution shall never be construed… to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms. -Samuel Adams

A ship is always referred to as 'she' because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder. -Chester W. Nimitz

Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed? -Solomon Short

It has always felt like a failure that Bjorn and I couldn't keep our family together. You never get it back, but to this day I don't regret splitting up. The reason behind our separation is one of those things I definitely don't want to go into! -Agnetha Faltskog

I find it an effort to keep up appearances. -Dusty Springfield

There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands. -Eleanor Roosevelt

My boyfriend keeps telling me I've got to own things. So, first I bought this car. And then he told me I oughta get a house. 'Why a house?' 'Well, you gotta have a place to park the car.' -Julia Roberts

I'm happy, and I think being happy keeps you looking young. -Olivia Newton-John

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -Jim Ryun

I've managed to keep a clear head and remain sane in this business because I remain a kid off-camera. -Leonardo DiCaprio

The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes… It's not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday. -Leonardo DiCaprio

My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact. If that doesn't happen, none of this is worth it. -Jewel

I have the body of an eighteen year old. I keep it in the fridge. -Spike Milligan

I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon. -Ronald Reagan

Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in. -Harry S Truman

You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one. -Albert Einstein

It's morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money. -W. C. Fields

I was walking down fifth avenue today and I found a wallet, and I was gonna keep it, rather than return it, but I thought: well, if I lost a hundred and fifty dollars, how would I feel? And I realized I would want to be taught a lesson. -Emo Philips

I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl. But then I'd get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. I've since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention on her. -Matthew Perry

I keep waiting to meet a man who has more balls than I do. -Salma Hayek

You don't think people would go on about my looks if I was No. 500 in the world instead of No.12, do you? Anyway, as I keep telling everyone, you can't blame me for looking like this on purpose. -Anna Kournikova

I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there. I want the experience of normal college life. -Julia Stiles

People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground. -Marcel Proust

I simply haven't the nerve to imagine a being, a force, a cause which keeps the planets revolving in their orbits and then suddenly stops in order to give me a bicycle with three speeds. -Quentin Crisp

I have no trouble with y enemies. But my god damn friends… they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night. -Oscar Levant

People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy… and I keep it in a jar on my desk. -Stephen King

The truth is that many people set rules to keep from making decisions. -Mike Krzyzewski

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. -James M. Barrie

If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief. -Benjamin Disraeli

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit. -Conrad Hilton

Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason. -Miguel de Cervantes

You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best. -Andrew Carnegie

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it. -William Feather

Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations. -Kofi Annan

Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo – obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other. -Angela Davis

As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might. -Marian Anderson

We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations – we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together. -Rodney Dangerfield

If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. -Mother Teresa

One thing I can say about George… he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring. -Barbara Bush

Drink moderately, for drunkeness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise. -Miguel de Cervantes

The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools. -Thomas Eakins

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. -Lao Tzu

I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end. -Abraham Lincoln

Expect people to be better than they are; it helps them to become better. But don't be disappointed when they are not; it helps them to keep trying. -Mary Browne

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. -Walt Disney

Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other. -Eugene Field

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear. -Dale Carnegie

Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends. -Henry Ward Beecher

Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away. -Eric Berne

Prejudice is like a hair across your cheek. You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers, but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating. -Marian Anderson

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green. -Francis Bacon

He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. -John Milton

Keep a diary, and someday it'll keep you. -Mae West

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. -Friedrich Nietzsche

Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still. -Calvin Coolidge

One learns in life to keep silent and draw one's own confusions. -Cornelia Otis Skinner

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. -Saul Bellow

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals. -Michael Korda

We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it. -Mahatma Gandhi

Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods. -Denis Waitley

Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch. -Robert Orben

In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I'm keeping a chart. -Hillary Clinton

The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed. -Abraham Lincoln

The labour Party has lost the last four elections. If they lose another, they get to keep the liberal party. -Clive Anderson

In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves. -R. A. Butler

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. -Maria Montessori

In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. -George Orwell

No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. -Sam Rayburn

What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car? -George Bernard Shaw

It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. -Roger Babson

Only good girls keep diaries. Bad girls don't have time. -Tallulah Bankhead

A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't robbed of their luster in keeping it that way. -Marcelene Cox

I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf. -Robert Bloch

Before you try to keep up with the Joneses, be sure they're not trying to keep up with you. -Erma Bombeck

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings. -Erma Bombeck

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. -Napoleon Bonaparte

Football is a game designed to keep coal miners off the streets. -Jimmy Breslin

Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level. -Quentin Crisp

What after all, is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean. -Christopher Fry

Only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. One is to let her think she is having her own way, and the other is to let her have it. -Lyndon B. Johnson

Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. -Theodore Roethke

On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. -Will Rogers

The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. -Theodore Roosevelt

Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes. -Edgard Varese

I have the world's largest collection of seashells. I keep it on all the beaches of the world… perhaps you've seen it. -Steven Wright

Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. -Napoleon Hill

The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries. -James Madison

From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odour to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about. -Thomas Moore

Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. -Frank Moore Colby

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. -Lee Iacocca

As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there. -John Donne

It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it. -W. Somerset Maugham

We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself. -Samuel Johnson

There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one – keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. -Mark Twain

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. -Havelock Ellis

A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it. -Arthur Conan Doyle

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. -Henry David Thoreau

Correspondences are like small clothes before the invention of suspenders; it is impossible to keep them up. -Sydney Smith

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends. -Homer

It is not poverty so much as pretense that harasses a ruined man – the struggle between a proud mind and an empty purse – the keeping up of a hollow show that must soon come to an end. -Washington Irving

He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. -Sigmund Freud

How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves? -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success. -Sparky Anderson

I love doubleheaders. That way I get to keep my uniform on longer. -Tommy Lasorda

Baseball and malaria keep coming back. -Gene Mauch

The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds. -Casey Stengel

Twenty games is the magic figure for pitchers – .300 is the magic figures for batters. It pays off in salary and reputation. And those are the two things that keep a ballplayer in business. -Warren Spahn

I keep my eyes clear and I hit 'em where they ain't. -Willie Keeler

In the beginning I used to make one terrible play a game. Then I got so I'd make one a week and finally I'd pull a bad one about once a month. Now, I'm trying to keep it down to one a season. -Lou Gehrig

The ballplayer who loses his head, who can't keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all. -Lou Gehrig

I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting, how can I get mad at myself? -Yogi Berra

I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house. -Yogi Berra

Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets. -Yogi Berra

Don't compare me to Babe Ruth. God gave me the opportunity and the ability to be here at the right time, at the right moment, just like he gave Babe Ruth when he was playing. I just hope I can keep doing what I've been doing – keep taking care of business. -Sammy Sosa

I'm not keeping track, but the record is there for someone to break. -Sammy Sosa

I said to myself I've got to go up there and do it because the New York Mets keep winning every day. The game was on the line and I wanted to go out there and come through for my team. That win tonight means a lot for us. -Sammy Sosa

I could ask the Phillies to keep me on to add to my statistics, but my love for the game won't let me do that. -Mike Schmidt

Gee, its lonesome in the outfield. It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do. -Babe Ruth

I always hated to throw a guy out of a game but sometimes it was necessary to keep order. -Cal Hubbard

My pitching philosophy is simple – keep the ball way from the bat. -Satchel Paige

You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat. -Satchel Paige

I do wish I could tell you my age but it's impossible. It keeps changing all the time. -Greer Garson

I'm the sort of person who keeps a lot to myself. -Patrick Rafter

I like analyzing human behavior. It's complex. That's what keeps me going. -Julia Stiles

It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they'll keep coming back. -Dave Thomas

We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them. -Lillian Hellman

A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. -Phyllis McGinley

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. -George Washington

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. -Jim Rohn

It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground. -James H. Boren

Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast. -Logan Pearsall Smith

As long as you live, keep learning how to live. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can! -Ansel Adams

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

A man is known by the company his mind keeps. -Thomas Bailey Aldrich

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. -Henry David Thoreau

I think that gravity sets into everything, including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains do become valleys after a while… if you keep on walking. -Sylvester Stallone

True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing. -Jean Cocteau

Policemen so cherish their status as keepers of the peace and protectors of the public that they have occasionally been known to beat to death those citizens or groups who question that status. -David Mamet

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it. -John Lennon

Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and certain: and it is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel. -Benjamin Franklin

The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

Patriotism has served, at different times, as widely different ends as a razor, which ought to be used in keeping your face clean and yet may be used to cut your own throat or that of an innocent person. -Charles Edward Montague

I was very careful to send Mr. Roosevelt every few days a statement of our casualties. I tried to keep before him all the time the casualty results because you get hardened to these things and you have to be very careful to keep them always in the forefront of your mind. -George C. Marshall

I think it's the end of progress if you stand still and think of what you've done in the past. I keep on. -Leslie Caron

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of the sound of my own voice as I work. -Muriel Spark

Family jokes, though rightly cursed by strangers, are the bond that keeps most families alive. -Stella Benson

What is guilt? Guilt is the pledge drive constantly hammering in our heads that keeps us from fully enjoying the show. Guilt is the reason they put the articles in Playboy. -Dennis Miller

I don't keep any copy of my books around… they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them. -Ludwig Bemelmans

You can scream at me, call me for a shoot at midnight, keep me waiting for hours – as long as what ends up on the screen is perfect. -Arnold Schwarzenegger

Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you. -Denis Waitley

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep. -Denis Waitley

When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb. -Denis Waitley

The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it. -Alfred North Whitehead

Women serve but to keep a man from better company. -William Wycherley

The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping. -Izaak Walton

One of the great lessons I've learned in athletics is that you've got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you've got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top. -Bob Richards

The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight. -Harold Rosenberg

Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind. -Jean Rostand

Real Democrats don't make promises they can't keep. -Howard Dean

Just put down 9/11… I think, on most things I'm liberal, except on defending ourselves and keeping half the money. Those things I'm kind of conservative on. -Dennis Miller

Why would we want to keep a tax cut that's failed? Why would we not want to go back to the Clinton tax code? And why would we not want to help every family more with a health-care plan like mine? Let's help average people. Let's be Democrats. -Dick Gephardt

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order. -John Adams

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song. -Henri Frederic Amiel

Housekeeping ain't no joke. -Louisa May Alcott

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds. -Aristotle

What keeps me going is goals. -Muhammad Ali

Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless. -Thomas A. Edison

Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old. -Tryon Edwards

People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it. -Henrik Ibsen

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal – every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open – this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude. -Washington Irving

A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader. -Bernard Baruch

The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds. -Samuel Butler

This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. -Francis Bacon

If a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal. -Enid Bagnold

In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring. -Enid Bagnold

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

I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them? -Jean Baudrillard

O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on. -John Gay

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits. -John Gay

I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you're at it. -Horace Greeley

A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction. -Graham Greene

Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief. -C. S. Lewis

Let your children go if you want to keep them. -Malcolm Forbes

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. -Robert Frost

No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard. -Robert Frost

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it. -Thomas Fuller

Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. -Thomas Fuller

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. -Franz Kafka

We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently… to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work. -Charles Kettering

To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time. -Katharine Hepburn

Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat. -Eric Hoffer

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them. -Horace

I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me. -Horace

The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice. -Horace

It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it. -Kin Hubbard

It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about. -Kin Hubbard

No one ever keeps a secret so well as a child. -Victor Hugo

One sword keeps another in the sheath. -George Herbert

Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you. -Ernest Hemingway

I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting. -John Mason Brown

Fate keeps on happening. -Anita Loos

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one. -Robert E. Lee

Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve. -James Anthony Froude

Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together. -David Hare

But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions. -Homer

On this team, we're all united in a common goal: to keep my job. -Lou Holtz

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

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. -Donald Trump

Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe. -Henry David Thoreau

My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it. -Rodney Dangerfield

People praise virtue, but they hate it, they run away from it. It freezes you to death, and in this world you've got to keep your feet warm. -Denis Diderot

To find a friend one must close one eye – to keep him, two. -Norman Douglas

I believe sincerely that we should bring in U.N. peacekeepers and bring our troops home. -Dennis Kucinich

As president of the United States, my top priority will be to keep America safe. We're going to go after the terrorist networks. We're going to go after Osama bin Laden. We are not going to live in fear in this country. -Wesley Clark

The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection. -Guillaume Apollinaire

One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve. -George Allen, Sr.

To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places. -Harry Emerson Fosdick

Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room. -Ernest Dimnet

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age. -George Sand

To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal. -George Santayana

The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions. -Sydney Smith

That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart. -Richard Steele

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met. -W. Clement Stone

Although none of the rules for becoming more alive is valid, it is healthy to keep on formulating them. -Susan Sontag

The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't – it just keeps you from enjoying it. -Isaac Bashevis Singer

If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet. -Isaac Bashevis Singer

Whether or not God is dead: it is impossible to keep silent about him who was there for so long. -Elias Canetti

A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, will keep on talking. -Malcolm de Chazal

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave. -Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners. -Dale Carnegie

A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do – but it does not keep him from doing it. -Frank A. Clark

This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still. -Joseph Conrad

Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization. -Winston Churchill

The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis. -Franklin P. Jones

I am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice. -Samuel Johnson

Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy. -Samuel Johnson

In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom. -Groucho Marx

The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process. -Mary McCarthy

The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible. -Dwight L. Moody

Isn't privacy about keeping taboos in their place? -Kate Millett

Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. -Orison Swett Marden

Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at. -Don Marquis

Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them. -Michel de Montaigne

And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren't any other people living in the world. -Anne Frank

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. -Grenville Kleiser

Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles. -Henry Drummond

It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes. -Arianna Huffington

Sense is a line, the mind is a circle. Sense is like a line which is the flux of a point running out from itself, but intellect like a circle that keeps within itself. -Ralph Cudworth

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up. -Ogden Nash

One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute. -William Lyon Phelps

When I repress my emotion my stomach keeps score. -Enoch Powell

Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear. -Ezra Pound

Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion. -Pythagoras

Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties. -John Irving

No one knows if Saddam is still alive. They keep showing old footage of him on TV saying that it's live. You know, it's like the same thing we do with Dick Cheney. -David Letterman

No plan can prevent a stupid person from doing the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time – but a good plan should keep a concentration from forming. -Charles E. Wilson

A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot. -William Randolph Hearst

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. -Francis Bacon

People who keep dogs are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves. -August Strindberg

An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather. -Washington Irving

Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves. -Jeremy Collier

Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends… Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts. -Henry David Thoreau

Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul. -Mark Twain

Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air. -Jack Benny

History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose. -John le Carre

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead. -Benjamin Franklin

The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being. -Florida Scott-Maxwell

Keep it simple, keep it sexy, keep it sad. -Mitch Miller

The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself. -Marcel Pagnol

The love we give away is the only love we keep. -Elbert Hubbard

Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. -Ethel Barrymore

The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom. -George MacDonald

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. -John Wooden

How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure. -William James

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons. -Lillian Gordy Carter

If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides. -Robert Quillen

I've got to keep breathing. It'll be my worst business mistake if I don't. -Steve Martin

The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits. -Theodore Roosevelt

Ideas are elusive, slippery things. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside, so you can stab them during the night before they get away. -Earl Nightingale

The 'what should be' never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no 'what should be,' there is only what is. -Lenny Bruce

Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time. -Horace Mann

A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground. -H. L. Mencken

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are. -Eleanor Roosevelt

I just want to keep doing what I'm doing and hopefully people will watch my movies. -Leonardo DiCaprio

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided. -Casey Stengel

Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful. -Alice Walker

Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability. -George Bernard Shaw

We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous, and when they are dead is cowardly. -Jean de la Bruyere

Players have two things to do. Play and keep their mouths shut. -Sparky Anderson

Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're going to try and win a pennant. -Casey Stengel

They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again. -Casey Stengel

I never keep a scorecard or the batting averages. I hate statistics. What I got to know, I keep in my head. -Dizzy Dean

People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say. -Kurt Vonnegut

Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots. -William Butler Yeats

With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own accounts. -Joseph Addison

Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants. -Edmund Burke

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. -Napoleon Bonaparte

Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn. -Peter Drucker

Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether. -Luis Bunuel

I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart. -William Shakespeare

Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you. -Constantin Stanislavski

A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat. -Logan Pearsall Smith

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you're telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much. -Bill Cosby

It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability. -Samuel Johnson

O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad! -William Shakespeare

Ambition never is in a greater hurry than I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking. -Napoleon Bonaparte

He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. -Confucius

England is a nation of shopkeepers. -Napoleon Bonaparte

'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. -Naomi Wolf

One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame. -Edward Young

Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. -Julia Child

If we're so cruel to minorities, why do they keep coming here? Why aren't they sneaking across the Mexican border to make their way to the Taliban? -Ann Coulter

Not truth, but faith, it is that keeps the world alive. -Edna St. Vincent Millay

Using rhetorical questions in speeches is a great way to keep the audience involved. Don't you think those kinds of questions would keep your attention? -Bo Bennett

Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction. -Barack Obama

I thought in this country, the best social program was a job. Yet minimum wage jobs aren't paying enough to keep families out of poverty. -Barbara Mikulski

It is our duty and our privilege to keep America moving forward. -Bill Frist

We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe, from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and from common criminals here at home. Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom. -Bill Owens

The smartest thing we can do to create high-wage jobs and grow our economy is to keep our focus on education. -Bill Richardson

Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port; but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year. -Horatio Nelson

I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor. -Horatio Nelson

My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied. -Horatio Nelson

It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom. -Bryant H. McGill

Never expect a loan to a friend to be paid back if you want to keep that friend. -Bryant H. McGill

While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure. -Bryant H. McGill

One of the greatest challenges in collecting child support is that deadbeat dads move from job to job and state to state. it's hard to keep track of them. -Rod Blagojevich

We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards. -John Baldacci

We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure. -Mitt Romney

My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed. -Mark Warner

Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. In the United States, we import everything consumers want. So why not pharmaceuticals? -Chuck Grassley

We can't do much about ensuring that the homeland is safe if our local police and sheriffs' departments don't have the personnel they need to keep our streets and neighborhoods secure. -Dick Durbin

If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. -Barack Obama

Abroad, our most important policy is to support our troops and continue forward-thinking foreign policy in the war on terror – keeping our enemies on the run and hitting them before they hit us. -Christopher Bond

Social Security and Medicare represent promises made and we must keep these commitments. -Tom Coburn

I believe keeping our promises should be our highest priority and that means saving Social Security and Medicare while preserving the American dream for our children and grandchildren. -Tom Coburn

We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces. -Ted Turner

Be fair with others, but then keep after them until they're fair with you. -Alan Alda

I keep getting these extraordinary letteres, really weird ones from American sports stars – I've always thought you were one pretty lady and now that you're single I want to meet you for a drink. -Elizabeth Hurley

You just have to keep trying to do good work, and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things. -Jon Stewart

The best part about being friends with your parents is that no matter what you do, they have to keep loving you. -Natalie Portman

There's always pressure, from other people and yourself. If you're happy with the looks you're born with, then what are you going to do your whole life? We keep thinking up new things and finding better ways of doing things because we're not happy with what we're given. -Natalie Portman

I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things. -Alan Coren

Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers. -Alan King

Good writers are monotonous, like good composers. They keep trying to perfect the one problem they were born to understand. -Alberto Moravia

Obedience keeps the rules. Love knows when to break them. -Anthony de Mello

In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture. -Nancy Banks Smith

It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying. -Hussein of Jordan

Analysts keep having to pick away at the scab that the patient tries to form between himself and the analyst to cover over his wounds. The analyst keeps the surface raw, so that the wound will heal properly. -Janet Malcolm

I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying. -Tom Hopkins

Most of life is routine – dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street. -Ben Nicholas

People keep pushing me to be the center of attention… I would prefer to be on the sidelines, because that's where you see more. -Gong Li

The technology at the leading edge changes so rapidly that you have to keep current after you get out of school. I think probably the most important thing is having good fundamentals. -Gordon Moore

People are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn't make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps. -Mary Kay Ash

I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going. -Richard Branson

You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it; for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle. -Samuel Johnson

The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay. -Steve Jobs

It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized. -Wayne Dyer

Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles. -Beverly Jones

I just like to keep challenging myself, keep it varied. It's a craft, and I'm constantly trying to learn and get better at it. -Clive Owen

I love to mix it up. I love to keep doing different things. -Clive Owen

One of the things I'm most proud of about my career is the fact I've managed to keep options open. -Clive Owen

I'm so in control of my life, you shouldn't dislike anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been, but it keeps getting better and better. -Drew Barrymore

I never wanted to do the same kind of movies over and over anyway, so my theory on it all is I'm just gonna try and dodge the label and keep doing what I am doing. -Matt Damon

I work constantly but I work at a lot of different things. You know, I run a theater company in New York, I direct plays, act in plays, in movies, so I try to keep it eclectic. -Philip Seymour Hoffman

I think if you ask any of us here, we all dreamed of ending up on Saturday Night Live. I remember thinking, 'I'll just keep doing this as long as I can get away with it.' -Tina Fey

I think, especially in our business we meet a lot of people, and sometimes you spend so much time being nice to strangers, and so, you know, keeping a clear head and just being nice to each other. And that's all the advice I can give. -Catherine Zeta-Jones

I think a lot of young kids at school are very conscious of trying to keep credibility in case they kind of stand out in a crowd and get bullied by trying to stay cool and stuff. And my whole thing, all the way through school, was I was just a goof… I didn't care. -Dominic Monaghan

I just want to keep creating stuff, work regularly and learn how to use a computer properly. -Paul Putner

I want to keep doing different things. I'd like to do a more personal, dramatic movie next, I think. But as long as it's about characters and good writing and good parts for actors, that's what's important. -Tony Goldwyn

Delaware's firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe. -Tom Carper

The worst kind of lying I've ever done is keeping things from people. -Elijah Wood

I try to keep myself as sane and as grounded as possible by surrounding myself with normal people, such as all the friends that I've had from when I was little. -Emmy Rossum

The best thing that I got was rehearsing with my father. It was always about the process of figuring things out, and trying something new, and having another take on something and keeping it alive. -Jake Gyllenhaal

I'm lucky enough to work with, I think, the greatest writer there's ever been, Shakespeare. Whose collected works would always be under my pillow if I was only ever allowed one book to keep, and who never bores me. -Samuel West

Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning. -Charles de Lint

I'm saying: to be continued, until we meet again. Meanwhile, keep on listening and tapping your feet. -Count Basie

Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan. -Uma Thurman

If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy, don't disclose it to your friend. -Solomon Ibn Gabirol

I've always considered making it legal for Americans to import their prescription drugs a free-trade issue. Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. -Chuck Grassley

To restore and keep the public's confidence in the integrity of their government, state government and its officials must be open, honest and transparent. -John Lynch

The government has made $44 trillion in promises we can't afford to keep. We must get serious now about our long-term budgetary problems, recognizing that the sooner we act, the less painful the choices will be. -Judd Gregg

The administration's attempt to keep us from selling agricultural products to Cuba is an outrage. Cuba is not a threat. That is why we must do more to open Cuba – not less. -Max Baucus

I will always vote on the side of freedom and our right to keep and bear arms. -Mel Martinez

Our economy is on the move and we are creating thousands of new jobs, but we need to keep our foot on the gas pedal. -Mitt Romney

America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive. -Norm Coleman

We are keeping New Jersey one step, several steps, ahead of terrorism. -Richard J. Codey

Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it's what's called for if we're going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity. -Thad Cochran

A great deal has been said about my commitment not to raise taxes. It's a core value – it's common sense – it's important to keeping and growing jobs – and it's mainstream! -Tim Pawlenty

In my address last year, I spoke on the issue of gaming. My preference then is my preference now: to keep gaming within its existing contours, but to explore a better deal for all Minnesotans. -Tim Pawlenty

Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart. -Phil Jackson

Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense. -Phaedrus

You can never lose anything that really belongs to you, and you can't keep that which belongs to someone else. -Edgar Cayce

Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories – and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories. -Alice Munro

In so many ways, it feels the same now when I play as the very first time I picked up the instrument. There's always this sound out there that's just a little bit beyond my reach and I'm trying to get there and that just sort of keeps me going. -Bill Frisell

My main mission when I became Prime Minister, was to keep Singapore going and Singapore has been kept going. So, I'm happy with what I've done for Singapore. -Goh Chok Tong

There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows. -Katharine Graham

Sex keeps me in shape. I don't diet, I eat what I like. I love Mars bars and I smoke and drink. But I love running off in the middle of the day to make love. It really burns up calories. -Lisa Snowdon

But this is Miami, you can't come to Miami and not show any skin. You gotta show something. If you're all covered up in this heat, you're gonna make me pass out out just to look at you. It's sweaty in Miami-but the diamonds will keep me cool. -Lil' Kim

Those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness. -Alcuin

Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky. -Arna Bontemps

Western States keep playing with, and around, Russia. -Aslan Maskhadov

Tax breaks can serve a vital role in keeping and bringing jobs to our state; however, without accountability, they are little more than loopholes at taxpayers' expense. -Jeanne Kohl-Welles

Five years ago I figured we were at the top of our game and that was the best it was going to get, but with every album it seems to keep on building on itself. -Tim McGraw

The whole publicity machine is a very weird one. It's kind of a necessary part of what we do here, but this helps me keep grounded. -Wendie Malick

As scientists, we keep an open mind, but we have to base our ideas about the past on archaeological evidence. -Zahi Hawass

You grow up by making mistakes. I've made a ton of them, but as long as I keep on failing better, I don't mind. -Joely Richardson

I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back. -Henny Youngman

Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement. -Steve Prefontaine

I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time; I mean joy. -Ursula K. Le Guin

I try to keep my head on straight and take nothing for granted. -Anna Faris

The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets. -Lysander Spooner

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

Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain. -J. K. Rowling

The law is not a 'light' for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it a citizen may walk safely. -Robert Bolt

We don't want to keep secrets anymore. -Nong Duc Manh

We want work and we want honest jobs. Our minds and our hands will be our keep! -Viktor Yushchenko

You know, when it was done originally, they always had to fight to keep it going at the end of each season. Now, The Odd Couple has become part of our language and culture. -Brett Somers

If our history can challenge the next wave of musicians to keep moving and changing, to keep spiritually hungry and horny, that's what it's all about. -Carlos Santana

You have to listen to adversaries and keep looking for that point beyond which it's against their interests to keep on disagreeing or fighting. -Cyrus Vance

Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, don't take anything too seriously, it'll all work out in the end. -David Niven

As you get older, you're doing different parts, but the young people, like yourself, they keep you excited, because they'll see Waterfront, and they'll want to talk about it. -Eva Marie Saint

I will throw all my best efforts into it, my thoughts and political observations, but ultimately I want to create a narrative that keeps you turning the pages and leaves you with a sense that this thing has a reason for being there. -Frank Miller

This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work – they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps. -Frederick Law Olmsted

I think there's always a call for people who are bucking the norm. But I don't expect it to happen now because I think that more than ever the entertainment industry is trying to serve as a distraction, to keep people from thinking too hard. -Guy Picciotto

Viewers can't expect TV to keep developing unless they make their wants known. And let's face it. The best way to make your wants known in this world is by 'beefing'. -Bill Bixby

I honestly didn't expect this much attention, but it just keeps happening so I must be doing something right. -Freddy Adu

I like to start the day early, it keeps me out of trouble. -Glen Campbell

I mean, money people are usually quite brisk, but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films. -Jeremy Brett

A ghost is someone who hasn't made it – in other words, who died, and they don't know they're dead. So they keep walking around and thinking that you're inhabiting their – let's say, their domain. So they're aggravated with you. -Sylvia Browne

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name. -Sylvia Browne

France can never accept that it is no longer a dominating power in the world of culture. This is true both of the French right and the French left. They keep thinking that Americans are primitive cowboys or farmers who do not understand anything. -Adam Michnik

No doubt concentration camps were a means, a menace used to keep order. -Albert Speer

As a fiscal conservative, I believe one of the most important roles the federal government can play in assuring that our economy remains strong is to keep our fiscal house in order. -Allen Boyd

The fact of the matter is, when I'm on tour, I'm juggling so hard to keep all the balls in the air that I don't often get to really enjoy what I'm out there doing. -Amy Grant

I have always been of the mind that good work is good work, whether performed on stage, on television or in film and, like any reasonable actor, I keep my options open. -Benjamin Bratt

I type even faster than I talk. I'm very proud of that. I type so fast. And I have to because the characters are living in real time and I've got to keep up with them. It's a miracle they even give me a royalty. -Rupert Holmes

I just try to try to keep an attitude that I don't know what I'm doing. Not to the point where I'm beating myself up, but I just go in thinking that I have a lot to learn. And I hope I still have that attitude 30 years from now. -Tobey Maguire

As for the music business itself, the key things have not changed that much. It operates like any business and money still keeps things moving. -Tom Jones

I have had some pretty wild nights! I think the media keeps a very close eye on what people are up to these days. I was out with George Clooney a few nights ago and we had a great time. -Tom Jones

I think it's very important that the United States keeps out of the local electoral process in Mexico. -Vicente Fox

I don't let people use me. That's why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum. -Anita Baker

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

Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them. -Kwame Nkrumah

None of these devices address that women keep track of many people's lives, not just their own. -Anita Borg

For too long, our country's version of an energy policy has consisted of Americans waking up every day and wondering how much it will cost to drive to work, how much it will cost to keep their business running, how much it will cost to heat or cool their homes. -Bob Beauprez

I'm not a celebrity. I'm intentionally and defiantly not a celebrity. I don't have any interest in it. I don't have any talent for it. I keep my personal life out of my public life as cleanly as I can. -Charlie Kaufman

The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it. -Chris Cannon

It's incredibly difficult to keep a healthy body image in this business. -Courtney Thorne-Smith

Nothing is secret once you tell anyone. If you want to keep it quiet – don't tell a soul. -Richard Chamberlain

That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball. You can't keep goal with hair like that. -Brian Clough

I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out. -David Sedaris

Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better. -John Carmack

I collect clothes – they keep building and building. I buy them instead of having them washed. -Juliette Lewis

If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice. -Learned Hand

You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt. -Learned Hand

Working in front of the camera keeps me alive. -Chow Yun-Fat

I know that I'm going to have to work hard, keep working hard, and not because of this victory think, 'I'm back.' I don't think like that. I'll definitely work hard. Things are not going to be easy. I might lose first round next week. You never know. -Kim Clijsters

So, once I get writing I really try and put five to eight hours a day in my room with a guitar to really try and come up with stuff that feels interesting enough to me to keep it. -Catie Curtis

Why should we change onstage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way. -Cliff Burton

I think DOOM had just the right mix of elements that keep people coming back to it: great monsters, excellent weapons with great balance, a spooky environment and extreme speed. -John Romero

I really try not to read the tennis articles, because a lot of times they're guessing at how a player is feeling, and I like to keep myself kind of open minded about how I'm feeling, rather than have someone else explain to me what's going on. -Jim Courier

To keep it simple you run your gym like you run your house. Keep it clean and in good running order. No jerks allowed, members pay on time and if they give you any crap, throw them out. There's peace where there's order. -Joe Gold

Some people think my father was a spy, because of working for that government agency in Vietnam, but he can't find his car keys, much less keep a national secret. -Lauren Graham

I try to keep a balance. I actually believe that children want normal parents, they don't want celebrities or important parents or anything different from all the other parents. -Linda Hamilton

No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief. -John Calvin

It's human nature to keep doing something as long as it's pleasurable and you can succeed at it – which is why the world population continues to double every 40 years. -Peter Lynch

A politician will do anything to keep his job – even become a patriot. -William Randolph

I'm not used to crying. It's a little difficult. All my life I've had to fight. It's just another fight I'm going to have to learn how to win, that's all. I'm just going to have to keep smiling. -Serena Williams

I love this pedal to death. The only way you could keep me from playing one is by chopping off my legs! -Kirk Hammett

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment. -Morihei Ueshiba

The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang. -Morihei Ueshiba

If the heavens throw you dates, you got to keep your mouth open. -Navjot Singh Sidhu

Women are the victims of this patriarchal culture, but they are also its carriers. Let us keep in mind that every oppressive man was raised in the confines of his mother's home. -Shirin Ebadi

It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges. -Michelangelo

Most countries are static, and they need to do is keep having babies. But America's like this big old clanking smoking machine that just lumbers across the landscape scooping up and eating everything in sight. -Neal Stephenson

Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life. -Nam June Paik

Always keep learning. It keeps you young. -Patty Berg

Wake the power within thee slumbering, trim the plot that's in thy keeping, thou wilt bless the task when reaping sweet labour's prize. -John Stuart Blackie

The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant. -Maximilien Robespierre

We keep, in science, getting a more and more sophisticated view of our essential ignorance. -Warren Weaver

When you use words, you're able to keep your mind alive. Writing is my way of reaffirming my own existence. -Gao Xingjian

Man was created as a being who should constantly keep improving, a being who on reaching one goal sets a higher one. -Ralph Ransom

In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep. -Robert Herrick

It's hard for a fellow to keep a chip on his shoulder if you allow him to take a bow. -Billy Rose

In making theories, always keep a window open so that you can throw one out if necessary. -Bela Lugosi

I attribute my entire football career, as far as getting me started, getting me interested, keeping me that way was my father. He went to every game even though he was crippled and wasn't real healthy. -Bob Lilly

I intend to keep writing Christmas songs. There's still a lot more about Christmas that can be captured and feel like old-time Christmas. A lot of the traditions haven't been explained in song. -Clint Black

I try to keep all my novels in print. Sometimes publishers don't agree with me as to their worth. -Evan Hunter

I listen to other guitar players, yeah. It gives me new concepts and shows me where the instrument is going for the future and it is going some places. There are some musicians who are really putting out a good vibe with new theories. I try and keep up. -George Benson

You see, I was told stories, we were all told stories as kids in Nigeria. We had to tell stories that would keep one another interested, and you weren't allowed to tell stories that everybody else knew. You had to dream up new ones. -Ben Okri

I don't know who's left to hear us. But if there are people who want the real thing, we've got it. My band rocks, and I plan to keep doing it 'till nobody shows up to see it anymore. -Ronnie Hawkins

Maybe sometimes I'm such a thinker, I reevaluate too much. Sometimes when it comes down to it, I really don't need to do anything, I don't really need to change anything. I need to just keep plugging away, working at it. -Michael Chang

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. -Thomas Aquinas

I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane. -Waylon Jennings

You may keep your beauty and your health, unless you destroy them yourself, or discourage them to stay with you, by using them ill. -William Temple

Even if I don't finish, we need others to continue. It's got to keep going without me. -Terry Fox

'Thou shalt not get found out' is not one of God's commandments; and no man can be saved by trying to keep it. -Leonard Bacon

It's a strange world. Let's keep it that way. -Warren Ellis

Listen to the lyrics – we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife! -Buddy Guy

Why did they keep changing guitars and amplifiers when they were perfect? They did the same things with cars, if you ask me. They forgot how to make them right, because they focused on style and bells and whistles. -Buddy Guy

Anytime you open your mouth there's going to be someone who's put off. I try to deal with that by keeping the topical portions of my show brief. I realize that some people wish my comments were briefer. -John Hall

In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face. If others would like to borrow the mirror, they're welcome. The books aren't there to accuse others – merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive. -John Scott

I would have to say honestly I was very pleased to be in a film whether it was good or bad with De Niro, Norton and Brando even if I don't have any scenes with them, I thought it was pretty good company to keep. -Angela Bassett

Jesus was not denying the legitimacy of biblical law. On the contrary, He was affirming biblical law. We love God first; God commands us to keep His word; therefore, we must enforce the law on ourselves. -Gary North

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. -Jim Elliot

I'm kind of private and I keep things inside a lot, but it's been so wonderful to realize that people care about you in a very deep way and that there is some bond between an actor and his audience. I don't even know how to describe that feeling. -Michael J. Fox

Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure. -King Solomon

Whatever we have of this world in our hands, our care must be to keep it out of our hearts, lest it come between us and Christ. -Matthew Henry

There is only one thing keeping us from having heaven on earth: we can't believe it! Why? Because we don't want to be wrong – so we'll be right and make it hell! -Patricia Sun

We have magnificent brains, but we use a great deal of our brilliance to keep ourselves stuck and ignorant, to keep ourselves from not shining. We are so afraid of our beauty and radiance and brilliance because it scared the adults around us when we were children. -Patricia Sun

I think they all went too far. Their jeans got too low, their tops got too see-through. Personally, I think that sexy is keeping yourself mysterious. I'm really an old-fashioned girl, and I think I'm totally sexy. -Stevie Nicks

The war is coming to the streets of America and if you are not keeping and bearing and practicing with your arms then you will be helpless and you will be the victim of evil. -Ted Nugent

My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams, but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance till they swallow me as a description of his misery. -John Cleveland

I guess what bothers me so much about what I now see going on in both Washington and in Texas is an effort to keep people from finding out about the mistakes of lawmakers and then when they're uncovered, an effort to fool people and pretend there was nothing wrong. -Chris Bell

Weep not that the world changes – did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep. -William Cullen Bryant

If he could sleep on it. He would make his bed with white sheets And disappear into the white, Like a man diving, If he could be certain That the light Would not keep him awake, The light that reaches To the bottom. -Donald Justice

Humor has always been important to me. If there is a shield of faith that you can keep up against difficulties, humor is the Teflon coating. -Laurel Lea

I firmly believe that the best way to stimulate our economy and create jobs is to let hard-working Americans keep more of their money – after all, the money belongs to them, not to Washington. -Rob Bishop

I suffer from Irish-Catholic guilt. Guilt is a good reality check. It keeps that 'do what makes you happy' thing in check. -Edward Burns

I want a big house with a moat and dragons and a fort to keep people out. -Victoria Beckham

If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied, we'll eat your mules up, sir. -William Tecumseh Sherman

And queenly is the state she keeps, In beauty's lofty trust secure. -William Allen Butler

I just think that there are those people that their resolve is strengthened by what it is that's keeping them down, and there are some people that will buckle under it. You never know which one is which until you get into the eighth or ninth round of the fight. -Ron Perlman

Winning a Grand Slam changes everything. There is so much off-court stuff to deal with. And there are expectations of keeping it going that make it tough. -Mary Pierce

I love playing live now more than ever. I enjoy it, I think it keeps you young. -Dave Davies

If any of the beautiful people plan to vote for the president, they usually keep their secret to themselves. -Suzanne Fields

Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes. -Bill Gates

This campaign was special because we always kept the challenger mentality we had from the start. We managed to keep the against-all-odds, can-do spirit that kept us going when no one thought we could win. -Geoff Davis

I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed. -Karen Black

I didn't smoke. I didn't smoke then, and I don't smoke now. We worked every day – that keeps you in pretty good shape. We could go for a long time in one take. You had to be in good shape with Gene Kelly. -Donald O'Connor

Ali had a break that was an inch and a half long, and you keep getting hit as hard and as much as I hit Ali, the pain would take over and you would pass out. -Ken Norton

Now my main goal is my solo career, so I want to keep doing that. -Paul Taylor

A quiet impression could be a personal instruction from the Lord. It is personal and private. It comes from the Lord. Why is it important to keep sacred writings private? Because then He will give us more. -Richard G. Scott

The Lord will bless us with more baptisms if you make sure the ones you have are going to keep their commitments. The Lord will not prepare more people for baptism if we are not converting the ones we have. -Richard G. Scott

With the war and everything that's going on, unless you're Susan Sarandon, the best route is to keep your mouth shut. For me it is, anyway! -Robbie Williams

I like to think I can keep a pretty level head. -Luke Wilson

Now listen lads, I'm not happy with our tackling. We're hurting them but they keep getting up. -John B. Keane

But all lost things are in the angels' keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love; The years of Heaven with all earth's little pain Make Good Together there we can begin again, In babyhood. -Helen Hunt Jackson

I wonder why I keep playing such intelligent people? -John Glover

I want to keep – this seems so corny – I want to keep growing as an artist. -John Glover

There are parts of me that I keep secret even from myself. I have demons and I'd love to be able to healthily look at the demons and still be a wonderful actor and not feel I need them to create. -John Glover

I am very adamant about keeping my private life private. I don't prefer to talk about my family. -Luis Miguel

I maintain my sanity by keeping my distance. -Luis Miguel

I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don't know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I'll have a longer shelf life. -Robert Carlyle

I'm a writer. The more I act, the more resistance I have to it. If you accept work in a movie, you accept to be entrapped for a certain part of time, but you know you're getting out. I'm also earning enough to keep my horses, buying some time to write. -Sam Shepard

Maybe I'm too young to keep good love from going wrong, but tonight you're on my mind, so you never know. -Jeff Buckley

I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm, this body will never keep me safe from harm. I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole. If only you'd come back to me. To feel you at my side, wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied. -Jeff Buckley

As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn't have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn't keep up with their promise. Education didn't prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas. -Julian Bond

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity. -James Keller

Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top. -Joseph Smith, Jr.

The secret of masonry is to keep a secret. -Joseph Smith, Jr.

Bush will keep up that policy that gives the United State the role of promoting freedom in the world. -Silvio Berlusconi

I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I've got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more. -Harvey Martin

When the darkness comes, keep an eye on the light – whatever that is for you – no matter how far away it seems. -Jan Berry

My only obligation is to keep myself and other people guessing. -Jude Law

I got a kick out of having a big bankroll in my pocket. Even if I only made a couple hundred dollars, I'd always keep it in fives and tens so it'd look big. -Mickey Cohen

Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep. -Ray Davies

Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself. -Edwin Land

I think there's a lot of naivete and hubris within our mix of personalities. That's probably our worst crime. I keep wondering what a 'mature' record means. -Ian Williams

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying. -W. Clement Stone

The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge. -Edward Levi

I'm a practicing Christian – and I'm going to keep practicing till I get it right – but I don't feel everyone has to practice the same religion that I do. You have a right to worship who you choose and how you choose to. -Jane Elliot

Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you. -William Turner

One of the hardest jobs in ministry is keeping your own relationship with God where it needs to be. -Harold Warner

It is a struggle. But I don't mind. I will just keep fighting on. -J. T. Walsh

I tried to do the commercial thing. But I don't want to keep shoving Twinkies down everyone's throat. People are hungry for something of more substance. -Lili Taylor

Send it to someone who can publish it. And if they won't publish it, send it to someone else who can publish it! And keep sending it! Of course, if no one will publish it, at that point you might want to think about doing something other than writing. -Robert B. Parker

It is only by the rational use of technology; to control and guide what technology is doing; that we can keep any hopes of a social life more desirable than our own: or in fact of a social life which is not appalling to imagine. -Carrie Snow

World Affairs Councils are great organizations. They help keep people throughout our country alive to important developments in world affairs and underscore that, in the country, we stay engaged and we are part of the world. -George P. Shultz

May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations, make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed, and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance, to guard and defend to the end of time, the great charge He has committed to your keeping. -J. Reuben Clark

When I die, just keep playing the records. -Jimi Hendrix

You've got to have a sense of humor to keep your sanity. -Lance Bass

To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly. -William Samuel Johnson

Must not I then entertain the saints because I must keep my conscience. -Anne Hutchinson

I think that most actors, and they're a very strange lot actors, very strange people, but I think that they attempt to keep in touch with the child. -Ben Kingsley

Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville. -Edgar Bergen

If every human being disappeared off the face of the earth in an instant, the earth would still keep spinning and the planet would develop new life forms. -Graham Nash

I got caught up on drugs for a few years, I'm off it, I'm very happy, got two kids and a family and everything. And like I said I'm making the underground music, and keeping it real. -Vanilla Ice

I didn't end up going bankrupt… I made some great investments and I held on to my money, which also enables me to have the freedom to do what I want now. But it's not about finances. No matter what, it's about keeping it real. -Vanilla Ice

If you got something you don't want other people to know, keep it in your pocket. -Muddy Waters

I try to keep myself on an even keel by trying to be as critical of myself as I am of other people. I try to separate my performance from myself. -Damon Hill

If someone is being absolutely critical of me as a driver, what could they say? I am also critical of myself to try and keep things in perspective. That is very important. -Damon Hill

It is nice to be around people who think differently than you. They challenge your ideas and keep you from being complacent. -Tucker Carlson

To devise an information processing system capable of getting along on its own – it must handle its own problems of programming, bookkeeping, communication and coordination with its users. It must appear to its users as a single, integrated personality. -Cliff Shaw

It's a hard job. It means giving up some things, but on the other hand they keep saying you can have it all. You can't really have it all so easy. You can do a little of this and little of that. -Garry Marshall

Just believe in what you're doing, and keep doing it. -Ricky Nelson

I like a show to unfold and keep presenting itself, surprising you. -Tommy Tune

I talk as I sketch, too, in order to keep their minds off what I'm doing so I'll get the most natural expression I can from them. Also, the talking helps to size up the subject's personality, so I can figure out better how to portray him. -Norman Rockwell

We are all equal on this floor, and a senator must keep his word. -Mike Mansfield

I like teaching and the contact with young minds keeps one on one's toes. -Aaron Klug

I know I've got to just keep throwing the ball. That's what I do best. -Dan Marino

People need a sacred narrative. They must have a sense of larger purpose, in one form or another, however intellectualized. They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive. -E. O. Wilson

Shooting a television show can be very difficult and at times can really wear on you. If you keep reminding yourself that it is a job and you show up together as a team and as a whole, you can prevail. -David Boreanaz

In order to be an image of God, the spirit must turn to what is eternal, hold it in spirit, keep it in memory, and by loving it, embrace it in the will. -Edith Stein

Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade, And keeps that palace of the soul serene. -Edmund Waller

I think that one's art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows. -Emily Carr

The main engagement of the writer is towards truthfulness; therefore he must keep his mind and his judgement free. -Gabrielle Roy

I believe in keeping running simple and, in regard to shoes, that would mean no gimmicks, unnecessary cushioning, etc. -Bill Rodgers

There's a need to keep the history of an artform going, parallel with the new work that's being done. -Hal Price

In designing hardware to be used every day, it was important to keep both the human aspects and the machine in mind. What looks good also often feels good. -Michael Graves

Causes of Civil War are also, that the Wealth of the Nation is in too few mens hands, and that no certain means are provided to keep all men from a necessity either to beg, or steal, or be Souldiers. -William Petty

This, it may be said, is no more than a hypothesis… only of that force of precedent which in all times has been so strong to keep alive religious forms of which the original meaning is lost. -William Robertson Smith

When he says he loves me, it only means he loves me at that particular instant. Like his promises, which he never keeps. Why does he torment me like this, when he could finish it off at once? -Eva Braun

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

With bundled machines you can throw away the hardware and keep the software, and it's still a good buy. -Adam Osborne

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster. -Adam Osborne

As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it. -Corazon Aquino

National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services. -Corazon Aquino

Just keep learning from the role and not just go for the money. -Haley Joel Osment

If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know – or worse, feed false information – those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers. -Harold H. Greene

I believe that I understand gangs better than others. Because they're formed out of necessity. They're formed by people to keep from being suppressed. -Jack Bowman

The motivation part is all essential in keeping my voice, but there are the human factors of discipline. -Jerome Hines

There is no spray can called 'Instant Stardom', only talent can keep you at the top. -Jim Dale

It helped me in the air to keep my small mind contained in earthly human limits, not lost in vertiginous space and elements unknown. -Diana Cooper

When I write, I am not giving a lecture, I am speculating on behavior. Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be. As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should keep the light out of it. -Howard Barker

You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. -John Singer Sargent

I've always been into guitars… we want to put keyboards on, but keyboard players don't look cool onstage, they just keep their heads down. There has never been a cool keyboard player, apart from Elton John. -Noel Gallagher

Pray for intestinal fortitude, work hard, and keep the faith. Oh, and pray for good luck, you're gonna need it. -Jerry Reed

Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe. -Charles Davenport

By keeping my hand in that, it's the way I keep learning. The main way you learn in medicine is by practicing and working with patients. -Andrew Weil

I have seven apartments in the house to keep in a state fit to be inspected everyday by Gentlemen. -Grace Darling

It was impossible to reason with a negro-that the only way to keep him in his place was to keep him under fear. -Henry Carter Stuart

Writers don't have to keep themselves honest. They have to keep themselves accurate. -John Metcalf

Within reasonable limits, a professional player should keep busy at music. -Teddy Wilson

Looking at the high cost of occupation in Iraq and the needs we have in this country, would it not have been better to have smaller tax cuts in order to keep down the deficits. -Tim Russert

I keep working under the delusion that someday a library will ask for my manuscripts. -Walter Wager

Football is what keeps me going, what makes me prosper, and what will keep me straight. -William Green

If you know how to do a job very well, you keep doing it. -Joan Chen

We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse. -Sean Combs

I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons. -Jared Diamond

I've managed to keep my clothes on for everything I've done so far. -Kelly Hu

I had to get used to wearing a mask and wearing a prosthetic and performing with those things while singing and expressing myself through stylized movement, while keeping it as human as possible so the audience could be closer to the horror of the Phantom. -Gerard Butler

Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities. Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science. -Burton Richter

When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself. -Jacques Yves Cousteau

Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme, as their real subject. Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully. -Johannes Brahms

If there is anything that keeps the mind open to angel visits, and repels the ministry of ill, it is human love. -Nathaniel Parker Willis

Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men – particularly if they are married – knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power; in real, clear analysis. -Oswald Mosley

There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age. -Oswald Mosley

You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut. -Robert De Niro

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate. -Robert Louis Stevenson

Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred. -Swami Sivananda

As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody's day. -Vin Scully

There may be something good in silence. It's a brand new thing. You can hear the funniest little discussions, if you keep turning the volume down. Shut yourself up, and listen out loud. -Wes Borland

Rebellion is the only thing that keeps you alive! -Marianne Faithfull

There's always something to suggest that you'll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving. -Phylicia Rashad

Careers, like rockets, don't always take off on time. The trick is to always keep the engine running. -Gary Sinise

I'm a workaholic. I love every movie I've been in, even the bad ones, every TV series, every play, because I love to work. It's what keeps me going. -Karl Malden

It's an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing 'art' to defend their collapsing culture. -George Grosz

Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run… but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us. -Victor Cherbuliez

It's a free country and I can keep my mouth shut whenever I want. -James Van Der Beek

We receive by faith and we keep it by faith. -Benny Hinn

When you're on a long running series, you reach a very rarefied, high oxygen area and after a while to keep a show on the air they have to make some very drastic changes. -Joan Van Ark

We were once friends with the whites but you nudged us out of the way by your intrigues, and now when we are in council you keep nudging each other. -Black Kettle

But we want peace, I would move all my people down this way. I could then keep them all quietly near camp. -Black Kettle

You've got to keep taking certain risks, because my priority is in acting, it's not in movie stardom. -Gary Sinise

I just wanted to keep the game close until we scored some runs. -Jimmy Haynes

I agree that it is not just the extremists who harbor bad thoughts or engage in bad acts, but they are usually the source of the polarization and try to keep education and communication of the main stream from moving forward. -Joichi Ito

But with lots of good ideas, implementation is the key, and so we need to keep our eye on the ball as we go forward and make sure that people honor their pledges in terms of financial commitments, and that we actually use this money so that it makes a real difference. -Mitchell Reiss

Our public school system is our country's biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money. -Phyllis Schlafly

I think coercive taxation is theft, and government has a moral duty to keep it to a minimum. -William Weld

Don't you know by now, luck don't lead to anything or why you keep on moving. -Steve Winwood

I won this award for keeping my mouth shut, so I think I'll do it again now. -Jane Wyman

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering. -Carl Hubbell

But in the long run we're not going to be able to keep out of state trash away from Pennsylvania. -Ed Rendell

We're going to have to look very seriously at what we're doing right or wrong because we just keep losing. -Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception. -E. V. Lucas

So if I keep making mistakes on Broadway or tape or film, producing, directing or acting, I can go along and do it – so long as I'm not investing too much capital in these things. -Jackie Cooper

One must always keep one's government under control. -Joe Wilson

But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels. -Jonathan Coe

I think it's so important to keep learning and keep your brain active. -Beverley Mitchell

It's time for us to keep better track of our livestock as they cross borders. -Collin C. Peterson

I know it is a somewhat delicate matter to refuse a gift, but in this case the statue is so atrocious that every endeavour should be made to keep it out of the church. -Giles Gilbert Scott

Parents should monitor their behavior, know who their friends are, and keep track of what they do. -John Walters

I think I love it more as I get older because I keep getting better on drums, vibes and piano. -Lionel Hampton

I've leased the apartment; my partner is going to come out here. But we're keeping our house in Chicago because real estate is a really good investment and also because it is just crammed with full of stuff! -Ted Allen

No, originally I thought that writing articles would keep me from having to see a psychiatrist, but I became even more depressed as a result. -Theo Van Gogh

It has no enforceable standards to stop a union from conspiring with employers to keep another stronger union out or from negotiating contracts with lower pay and standards that members of another union have spent a lifetime establishing. -Andy Stern

He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever. -Gilbert Parker

Among the reasons people keep sad stories to themselves is that they do not want anyone to feel sorry for them. I don't. I don't want you to feel sorry for me. -Judith Moore

We need a reason to speak but none to keep silent. -Pierre Nicole

What I look for in a script is something that challenges me, something that breaks new ground, something that allows me to flex my director muscle. You have got to think fast in this business, you've got to keep reinventing yourself to stay on top. -Michael Bay

We are keeping healthier and living longer and I am a good example of someone who is in the Age Concern bracket but is still working and keeping active. -Susan Hampshire

Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention. -Fridtjof Nansen

Sing the song or keep it inside. -Scott Weiland

Let the people who never find true love keep saying that there's no such thing. Their faith will make it easier for them to live and die. -Wislawa Szymborska

I understood once I held a baby in my arms, why some people have the need to keep having them. -Spalding Gray

I don't know how anyone could vote Republican. It's so obvious that their only interest is keeping the rich rich. -Vivian Campbell

Everyone is coming after me now. Fine, let them keep on coming. I'm the fastest man in the world, no doubt. -Maurice Greene

I'm still growing I take each day, one day-at-a-time. I'm always thinking and dreaming. As long as this heart keeps beating, there will be new things coming along. -Roy Haynes

Well, we like to let down our hair and pep it up at the dances, but we keep it slower when we broadcast. We have to please everybody, and that softer music appeals to the larger amount of people. It's like eating too much cake. You have to have your steak too. -Vaughn Monroe

Love makes those young whom age doth chill, and whom he finds young keeps young still. -William Cartwright

I don't think we can go into important local elections next year… with Tony Blair as leader and expect to keep many of the councillors we've got now. -Frank Dobson

I never let politics get personal. You can have the most intense, heated debate on issues, and so long as you keep it on issues, you can go out and have coffee afterwards and you're good friends. -Phil Crane

I've done it all. I'm thankful and proud of what I've accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it. -Ralph Stanley

My opponents attitude is, 'If it moves, tax it, if it keeps moving, regulate it and when it stops, subsidize it. -Rob Simmons

I need to keep my story count high. I'm trying to get as many stories in my hour as is humanly possible. We're telling more stories in our hour than any national newscast has in the history of this business, I think. -Shepard Smith

What I argue is that if I'm going to be held accountable for my actions that I should be allowed to record… my actions. Especially if somebody else is keeping a record of my actions. -Steve Mann

A good lesson in keeping your perspective is: Take your job seriously but don't take yourself seriously. -Thomas P. O'Neill

I'd like my records to reach as many people as possible, but I'm also thinking in terms of how I can keep from getting jaded or unhappy with the process. -Will Oldham

It keeps me in touch with younger musicians who are constantly saying, 'Have you heard this new artist, or this new guitar player?' It keeps you reaching. -Gary Burton

I see it all the time in politics. If a candidate gets caught in a lie, he quickly tries to change the subject by throwing more mud at his opponent. The mud keeps flying until some of the slanderous material sticks. -Joe Scarborough

Average Americans are going to win this, not me. And not just your organization, not just the providers of health care, but the American people are going to cause this to happen. But they have to keep sending those cards and letters. -Charlie Norwood

I have a girlfriend, but I don't really want to talk about her. I won't name her. She isn't in show business, has nothing to do with it. So I'd rather just keep her out of it. -Luke Perry

That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something. -Meredith Monk

All I wanted to do was write – at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children. -Paul Auster

I probably belong to a type of composer of songs who keeps thinking about melody… I am old fashioned. -Toru Takemitsu

All we can do is keep going up against then as long as Ray is alive because when he dies it will not be possible to establish the truth of his innocence in a court of law. -William Pepper

I didn't necessarily have a total idea when I was writing the movie of where everything was going. I just wanted to have really realistic dialogue and write like people I knew talked. I tried to keep it very real. -Zach Braff

I didn't plan to act, but I'm glad I'm doing it – and I just want to keep getting better. -Meg Tilly

My message is – keep moving. If you do, you'll keep arthritis at bay. -Donna Mills

I wanted to keep exploring… I'm not about to choose a series of movies in which I can use the same bag of tricks and style that I used in the first film. -Sam Mendes

I know that to write you have to have stories you want to tell. You have to keep your mind alive, and you have to work hard. -Tracy Kidder

Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone. -Andrew Shue

Music is one of those things that is constantly going in my head all the time. It's sort of like the evolution and creation of doing food, or my philosophy about wine. It's always beating in my head, so it keeps the spirit moving. -Emeril Lagasse

I will fight hard to keep my seat in this place, but that will depend on the people who sent me here. -Pauline Hanson

I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you. -Ryan Gosling

I do look forward to keeping in touch with the guys, because we'll always be connected in people's minds. -Barry Zito

Somebody who was born in this country who visited China would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA. We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law. -Iris Chang

We have to keep in mind that it's not just about the numbers of people who died; it's also the manner which many of these victims met their deaths. -Iris Chang

You just can't keep pouring money down an endless hole and never recoup any of it. It's got to be a business. -Don Bluth

We had so much press, and then they get bored… I think we've done well to keep going. -Emma Anderson

I have come to terms with a lot of things, because, when all's said and done, there's really very little one can do about a lot of things. You just accept them. The point is you just have to keep on working and you just have to keep on living. -Jim Dine

I'm not saying it isn't frustrating that my films haven't gotten a bigger release, but I'm really happy with them and if you just keep cranking and eventually, if you have a certain sensibility, some of your movies will hit and some just won't. -Alex Winter

I always find something to keep me busy. -Amy Sedaris

Part of the western movement is this desire that we, Americans, have to keep pressing on. -Beau Bridges

I think, I would guess most people keep secrets. -Beau Bridges

The one we keep pitching and there are no takers is The Fabulous Baker Boys Go To Hawaii. There don't seem to be any takers on that one! -Beau Bridges

When you're a songwriter and you click with someone, you tend to want to keep writing with that person. -Billy Sherwood

We came off the road of the last tour very inspired to just keep playing, so we went to Canada. -Billy Sherwood

I was planning, I told everybody, to take him on the road with me. At the very least I fully expected to keep up my hectic pace, and my passion as a war correspondent. -Christiane Amanpour

But I would argue that a longer war it's more difficult to keep records than a shorter war. -Christopher Shays

A lot of guys spend their lives saying no because it's an easier way to keep your job. -Cynthia Weil

You just have to believe in yourself when you've got something, and just keep pounding on the door, because if you pound long enough, somebody is going to open it. -Cynthia Weil

They started to try and keep us off the air in the beginning. -Della Reese

Every time you go to the doctor and get a good report, the odds keep staking more in your favour. -Fran Drescher

I've gone very far, far away, but my character keeps me close to home. -Fran Drescher

Now I think poetry will save nothing from oblivion, but I keep writing about the ordinary because for me it's the home of the extraordinary, the only home. -Philip Levine

I can't wait to front my band with these new songs and play for fans, but I've decided to keep my day job too. -Richard Marx

Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground. -Rupert Grint

I am trying to send directions out and keep control of state government for the final month. -Scott McCallum

Small businesses provide 75 percent of new U.S. jobs and are the backbone of our economy, and no outdated ban should be keeping small business owners from collecting the same interest their money could earn if it were held by an individual. -Sue Kelly

I like to keep my private stuff pretty vague. -Thomas Haden Church

When I'm on vacation here in the States, I can do all kinds of stuff; I can train and keep busy. -Vince McMahon

You have to fill your cup. You then give away the overflowing, but you keep a cupful for yourself. -Wynonna Judd

At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life's all about. -Janis Ian

Those people who shun us just because of the label we're on, or the fact that we've got a video out there that's getting us somewhere, are only limiting themselves, because they aren't keeping an open mind. -Joel Madden

I'm nihilistic, antagonistic, violent, horrible – but not obliterated, yet. I just refuse to be beaten down. I think it's stubborness that keeps me going. -Lydia Lunch

Because we have so much eye candy and mind candy, spending so much time trying to pay the rent, all of this conspires to keep us from thinking too hard or taking action from that. Our time is stolen. So much of our daily life is stolen. -Lydia Lunch

I really like the Observer. I think I'd love to have a column with a broad reach that would enable me to do some proper reporting, but keep it on sort of a humorous level. I've always had a very happy experience writing for them. -Toby Young

Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live. -Haruki Murakami

We should begin to remind people they are always after your money and if you are on something around average earnings you really don't have that spare capacity to pay for all these follies that Labour keep spending their money on. -John Redwood

Someone who wants to write should make an effort to write a little something every day. Writing in this sense is the same as athletes who practice a sport every day to keep their skills honed. -Anita Desai

Nearness to nature… keeps the spirit sensitive to impressions not commonly felt and in touch with the unseen powers. -Charles Eastman

So, I'm going to go over on Angel. Joss is just going to find a way to keep me bleaching my hair, which is fine. -James Marsters

They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don't dictate those terms. -Larry Harvey

In the end, my reasons for moving down the timeline and introducing a new cast have more to do with keeping myself entertained, on the assumption that if I get bored, my readers are going to be even more bored. -Raymond E. Feist

The winner of the elections which saw the participation of almsot 30 million people was the Iranian nation and the losers were those who tried to keep people away from the polls. -Ali Khamenei

I love the challenge of show business. It keeps me on my toes. -Henry Darrow

Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you're marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you. -Arthur Levitt

You know, in the beginning when your first payroll comes up and you have to borrow money to meet the payroll, you lose sleep the night before, and you say to yourself real fast, 'Well, maybe I should keep working a couple more years. It's sobering. -Bill Kurtis

You need a very good financial person to keep you honest, and to keep track of income and outgo. -Bill Kurtis

Playing with decks, for me, has always been about trying new things. I make it a point to keep trying different things, keep pushing it a little bit at a time. -Eric San

The rise of King Crimson was so fast that, to me, it felt as if it was going out of control. And it was going so fast that I couldn't keep up with what was happening. -Michael Giles

The reason why I've been keeping private for the longest time ever here, I've always wanted to protect my wife's privacy. I don't like – I didn't want to put her picture all over the news. I just wanted to keep her private. -Michael Schiavo

They keep the old business. We keep the ongoing business. -Harvey Weinstein

And as I ask for your forgiveness, I also ask for your support to keep all things in perspective and keep all things in proportion. The good of nine years versus the bad. -John Rowland

I challenge myself everywhere, onstage, on the golf course. Hey, isn't that the point of it all? To keep getting better? Otherwise why do it? -Hal Linden

I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That's all right. I've never looked for a job in my life, and I'm not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy. -Mercedes McCambridge

You make a mistake, you keep going. -Linda Gray

Also, stick around. Don't lose your heart, just keep going, keep at it. -Mark Ruffalo

I also have a lot of preserved foods, things that will keep for a long time like dried fish, seaweed or lotus seed. -Martin Yan

My job is to make sure we keep performing. -Mats Sundin

I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany. -Morgan Brittany

This funding from the National Endowment for the Arts has been like the Good Housekeeping seal of approval. -Norm Dicks

We can't keep playing catch up as we have done for every season I've been here. -Paul Ince

Well, you have to keep your faith in the fact that there are a lot of intelligent people who are actively looking for something interesting, people who have been disappointed so many times. -Richard Linklater

Jeff Bridges taught me a lot about how to keep a scene fresh. -Robert Englund

My own way of thinking is to ponder long and I hope deeply on problems and for a long time which I keep away for years and years and I never really let them go. -Roger Penrose

I had no idea that he was going to write that, but I've always believed that insecurity was what would keep you always in your innocence, no matter what the business did. -Sally Kirkland

I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance. -Sally Kirkland

However, I keep reminding them that this issue is not a new issue that has come out for this election. This issue has been in the courts for two years and two months now. -Sibel Edmonds

I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder… I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success. -Tanya Tucker

But sometimes the women writers will pitch something and I'll hear it, but the men will keep talking. -Wanda Sykes

The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality. -Irving Babbitt

And I will never, ever respond to anybody – man, woman, vegetable, or mineral – who tells me to keep my mouth shut. -Janice Dickinson

I'm keeping my acerbic wit completely fueled. -Janice Dickinson

Dramatics are what keep you in the seats. -Jerry Bruckheimer

I wanted to show those characters discovering it is possible to find common ground, as they make their way through a plotline that I hope is engrossing enough to keep the reader a willing participant. -Joan D. Vinge

I feel like I'd like to continue putting out records and start putting them out more rapidly than I have until now and for me if I can keep selling the records to the fans that already like me that's fine. -John Frusciante

I find that the best way to do things is to constantly move forward and to never doubt anything and keep moving forward, if you make a mistake say you made a mistake. -John Frusciante

I believe the Sabbath; I keep the Sabbath. -John Harvey Kellogg

Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate. -John Nelson Darby

When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits of Christianity are produced, that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord, let his profession of religion be what it may. -Joseph Lancaster

I long to be in the Field again, doing my part to keep the old flag up, with all its stars. -Joshua Chamberlain

My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage. -Joshua Chamberlain

Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed. -Joshua Chamberlain

My family has been amazing, and they understand how blessed I am. They've been able to keep my sense of humor. -Karen Duffy

Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water. -Karen Duffy

You can't really tell what the audience wants but you can tell what will keep everybodies attention in the same place. -Leo Kottke

You've got to keep things flying. -Keith Emerson

Some people come in and really freak. There's movement everywhere, even a dancing housekeeper! -Tom Bergeron

I always had this non-stop drive. I had to keep sending stories out and every once in awhile I'd get something accepted or get the little trickle of positive feedback. -Kevin J. Anderson

The fey in this country keep to themselves, and are a separate nation, much like the American Indians, but with even more autonomy. -Laurell K. Hamilton

I keep living life as it's dealt to me. Sometimes, it's not dealt 100 percent. Sometimes it's dealt on the low '30s. -Bobby Womack

The rare person is still interested in new advances when they are adults. There is possibly a correlation with intelligence. In any case, you have to be fairly bright to keep learning and changing attitudes as you get older. -Keith Henson

I am 82 years old. I imagine that I will keep on writing as long as anyone wants to keep reading. -Tony Hillerman

It's a director's job to tell a story and he's very well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and that's exactly what he did. He was observant of a world he didn't understand but he told a wonderful story. -Cuba Gooding, Jr.

People keep coming up to me and asking, 'How does it feel to be banned for life?' Banned for life. I wasn't banned for life. There was never a word of suspension, probation or ban in that agreement. It was never meant to be part of it. -George Steinbrenner

These people are real to me, and situations keep coming up where their emergence feels natural. It's like meeting old friends. I hope readers feel the same way. -Jonathan Kellerman

I don't practice, but I am still officially in paediatrics. I keep in touch with journals, and I have a very good data bank of medical information and there is a key thing for a writer knowing where to go. I know where to go to get the information that I need. -Jonathan Kellerman

Every place in the country you should get a license that shows you know how to safely store it, keep it away from your children or grandchildren. You should have to license it so the police can trace it if it's used in a crime. -Michael D. Barnes

I've always been a bit of a Jekyll and Hyde. I always feel that you should keep singles as commercial as possible so that the people can walk down the road and whistle a song. But on the other hand on albums I think you can afford to show people what you can do. -Roy Wood

Like anything, you don't force kids to cook. It just becomes part of life – have them be around it, keep them informed – talk about it. I try to relay my passion for it in these ways. The second you try to force anything on your own kid, they rebel. -Todd English

Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. -Joseph Parry

Kids need to be equipped for that. They need to learn to use that technology to keep the new economy going. -Dennis Moore

Certainly it's very difficult to keep momentum going through a film which has as many characters as this does, and the piece took on a life of its own to try and shape it. That took all the time we had in editing. -John Crowley

You have to be smart to play a dumb blonde over and over again and keep the audience's attention without extraordinary physical equipment. -Judy Holliday

I don't have much of a problem with interruptions. I keep a detailed record of paint and materials as a work on each painting. I can restart exactly where I left off. -Mike Thompson

I have been firming up and making changes in my roster for 2001. This needs to be done from now and then, to make sure what you are booking is working, and to keep a balance in your roster that works. -Pat Garrett

I can look back at stuff I wrote in my early days and squirm at some of the mistakes I made. But we're all learning every day; we never stop. I just hope people keep on liking what I do. That gives me such a kick. -Paul Kane

When I had my first boy it all started and that male energy seemed to keep me awake but since my daughter, who's incredibly serene, I can't seem to stop sleeping because she's asleep all the time. It's a pattern. -Sadie Frost

I want to keep meeting new people, enlarging my circle of friends. I have great friends now… really good people. But I'm always ready for what comes next. -Paula Danziger

I've got a collection of songs that I've had, I keep adding to and they're all great American composers. I wanted to showcase American composers and I've done that on a lot of my records and played things by American composers that I really respect. -Charlie Haden

Not everybody likes or understands a drum solo, so I like to bring in effects and sounds to keep their interest. -John Bonham

Parents are key when it comes to keeping kids off drugs. Good parenting is the best anti-drug we have. -Mel Carnahan

Quality child care, health insurance coverage, and training make it possible for former welfare recipients to get, and keep, jobs. -Mel Carnahan

I'd like to encourage people to please keep reading-and most importantly, to please keep trying new writers. The only way we can bring fresh new material into the field is if people go out and buy it. -Terri Windling

We've had no problems with the actors, but we keep a really loose set. -Peter Farrelly

If I was designing a web site for elementary school children, I might have a much higher percentage of older computers with outdated browsers since keeping up with browser and hardware technology has not traditionally been a strong point of most elementary schools. -Mike Davidson

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