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Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.
Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it.
Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

The quest for riches darkens the sense of right and wrong.
- Antiphanes

A dark and terrible side of this sense of community
of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny
which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's
minds all around the globe.
- Emily Greene Balch

 

I am responsible.
Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening,
I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable
misfortunes that darken life.
- Walter Anderson

The weather in England can really darken your spirits.
- Claire Forlani

Many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares,
were there a danger of their coming true!
- Logan Pearsall Smith

A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
- Plutarch

Go, and never darken my towels again.
- Groucho Marx

When you have shut your doors, and darkened your room,
remember, never to say that you are alone,
for you are not alone, but God is within,
and your genius is within.
- Epictetus

And in the afternoon they entered a land -
but such a land!
A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses,
submerged; a land of reptiles, silence,
shadow, decay.
- George Washington Cable

I was stranded in Disco.
I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing
lights to drive the average person mad.
I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic.
- Martha Reeves

Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow;
but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way.
I didn't have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate,
I just had to try and be open.
It's an interesting, subtle relationship.
- Emily Watson

Mr Speaker, I smell a rat; I see him forming in the
air and darkening the sky;
but I will nip him in the bud.
- Boyle Roche

Mr. Speaker, genocide is the most potent of all crimes
against humanity because it is an effort to systematically
wipe out a people and a culture as well as individual lives.
- Jerry Costello

In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of
his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy
Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
He may come to regret that decision.
- Karl Rove

Mr. Speaker, less than 10 percent of our Nation's children
walk or ride their bicycles to school,
and too many schools continue to invite fast-food vendors into their cafeterias.
- Lois Capps

A good listener truly wants to know the speaker.
- John Powell

While you're writing, you can't concentrate nearly
as well on what the speaker is saying.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants' labor,
and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are.
- Luis Gutierrez

Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate,
I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my
ear closer to the wireless speaker.
- Seamus Heaney

I love a finished speaker, I really,
truly do I don't mean one who's polished,
I just mean one who's through.
- Richard Armour

In words are seen the state of mind and character and
disposition of the speaker.
- Plutarch

We, Norton I, do hereby decree that the offices of President,
Vice President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives are,
from and after this date, abolished.
- Joshua A. Norton

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
- Dale Carnegie

In all sincere speech there is power,
not necessarily great power, but as much as the speaker is capable of.
- George Henry Lewes

To suppress free speech is a double wrong.
It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
- Frederick Douglass

I have been in America only once since Mr. Clinton
became your president - as a speaker at the United Nations.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the definition
of a marriage as between one man and one woman.
- Randy Neugebauer

Lincoln was the greatest speaker and he was ridiculed for how he looked,
you know?
- Kevin Costner

Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker.
That is one of several reasons why it must be given
rein instead of suppressed.
- Anna Quindlen

Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble
ceiling is pretty important.
Now it's time to move on.
- Nancy Pelosi

Mr. Speaker, democracy works best when the American
electorate is engaged and informed.
- Melissa Bean

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

The pure work implies the disappearance of the poet as speaker,
who hands over to the words.
- Stephane Mallarme

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement
speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical
caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
- Robert Orben

Mr. Speaker, Delaware River's regional ports handle
approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly.
- Robert Brady

Mr. Speaker, we have reached a point in history where
some have forgotten that it is the family,
not the government, that is the fundamental building block of our society.
- Jim Ryun

Well, they put me in a booth and then did some nice
things to the speaker to make it come out sounding ok.
- Don Knotts

For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent,
does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that -
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat.
Sometimes it's filled with wisdom.
Sometimes it's filled with feet.
- Robert Orben

Micing it from two different angles in front of the speaker sounds huge,
and it's so simple.
- Daisy Berkowitz

Madam Speaker, before being elected to Congress,
I ran a manufacturing business that did a significant
percentage of our sales outside the United States.
- Chris Chocola

Mr. Speaker, I agree with those who say that the Global
War on Terrorism is actually a Global War of Ideas
and that terrorism is one of the tactics used in that War.
- Mac Thornberry

I'm a horrible public speaker.
- Bill Condon

If the speaker won't boil it down, the audience must sweat it out.
- Raymond Duncan

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker,
but simply because I detest the sort of people who
go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
- H. L. Mencken

For a season, a gifted speaker can inspire with his words,
but for a lifetime John McCain has inspired with his deeds.
- Sarah Palin

The sanity of the average banquet speaker lasts about two and a half months;
at the end of that time he begins to mutter to himself,
and calls out in his sleep.
- James Thurber

There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker
is unconsciously expressing his own ideal.
Humor him by all means, draw it all out,
and hold him to it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth,
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

I used my mother's radio as a PA system.
I'd take the telephone, the speaking part,
and take those two leads off and lead them into the
radio and the sound would come out of the speaker.
- Les Paul

Mr. Speaker, the time for an increase in the minimum
wage has not just arrived;
it is long overdue.
- Sherwood Boehlert

Mr. Speaker, high natural gas prices and the summer
spike in gasoline prices serve as a stark reminder
that the path to energy independence is a long and arduous one.
- Judy Biggert

Cobb would have to play center field on my all time team.
But where would that put Speaker? In left.
If I had them both, I would certainly play them that way.
- John McGraw

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

Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself,
I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real.
- Jim Ramstad

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps
as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1,
2006.
- Solomon Ortiz

Mr. Speaker, the Delaware River deepening project is
important for my constituents,
for our region and for the entire nation.
I trust that, when they examine the facts about it,
every one of my colleagues will join me in supporting it.
- Robert Brady

If you put a baseball and other toys in front of a baby,
he'll pick up a baseball in preference to the others.
- Tris Speaker

Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia,
natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular
feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
- Earl Blumenauer

I've broken my nose, I've broken ribs.
You name it.
In fact, we just got back from South America,
and I fell over a monitor speaker on the stage and
almost ended up in the front row of the audience.
I managed to sprain my wrist on that one but luckily nothing was broken.
- Keith Emerson

If a university official's letter accusing a speaker
of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech -
which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt,
a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech -
is not hate speech,
then there is no such thing as hate speech.
- Ann Coulter

Madam Speaker, it is time to halt illegal entry into this country.
It is time to halt the flow of illegal drugs and weapons into this great Nation,
and it is time to secure our borders.
- Marsha Blackburn

In some South Pacific cultures, a speaker holds a conch
shell as a symbol of temporary position of authority.
Leaders must understand who holds the conch that is,
who should be listened to and when.
- Max de Pree

Mr. Speaker, the goal of stem cell research should
be to help our fellow human beings.
The debate on this issue has, unfortunately,
moved into dangerous unethical territory when perfectly
moral alternatives exist.
- Jim Ryun

The decision for me was whether to have "The Father"
be a book that told a story -
from the point of view of this speaker,
the daughter - without, as in the earlier books,
then having a section on something else and a section on something else.
- Sharon Olds

My grandfather on my mother's side was a professor
of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
my other grandfather was a lawyer,
and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

Well, Mr. Speaker, if so many of these Iraqis are ready
to come up and to provide the security,
the police work in the country, then surely there should
be no problem with putting American forces into the
background instead of having them up front.
- Marty Meehan

The American boy starts swinging the bat about as soon as he can lift one.
- Tris Speaker


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