The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea.
By : Pierre de Coubertin
I really try to say things as they basically are and it so happens that it is a good message that things are getting better, but there are still problems.
By : Bjorn Lomborg
If al Qaeda or any other enemy of our country manages to create a situation or explode a bomb or murder or incapacitate large numbers of our people, we cannot wait for 7 weeks of a special election in order to deal with that.
By : Dana Rohrabacher
When the railways of France, Germany and India were breaking down through age, it was the Americans who rebuilt them.
By : Gordon Sinclair
My life collapsed. People ran from me because suddenly it was 'Oh my God! It's over for her now!'
By : Nicole Kidman
Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels.
By : Willard Van Orman Quine
It is inevitable that many ideas of the young mind will later have to give way to the hard realities of life.
By : Felix Bloch
The medieval hall house was very primitive when it became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
By : Stephen Gardiner
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.
By : Napoleon Bonaparte
I wanted to take a stand against what I think was not so well established then but is thoroughly well established now, which is the substitution for a real sense of a country of a hideous distortion which you can sell to the people called 'heritage'.
By : Peter Porter
As you suggested I have in the following disputed certain passages, trusting you will do me the justice either to modify the same or add a note in the new edition stating that I dispute,' etc.
By : Denis Kearney