Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 684
Reach Which

To become 'unique,' the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Summary Hundred

Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without.

- A. R. Ammons

Pleasure Aesthetic

There is a certain aesthetic pleasure in trying to imagine the unimaginable and failing, if you are a reader.

- A. S. Byatt

Better Succeed

We can succeed only by concert. It is not, 'Can any of us imagine better,' but, 'Can we all do better?'

- Abraham Lincoln

Role Been

I can't imagine that I would have been cast in the role, without Jamie Lee giving me a thumbs up.

- Adam Arkin

Expert Scientific

If you imagine your friend is recommending you content on a topic they're an expert on, they can do a really good job of that. They know what you're interested in, they know your personality, they know if you have a scientific type of mind-set or not.

- Adam D'Angelo

Which Sixty

Imagine a world in which no writer has written a literary novel in sixty years. Imagine a place where not a single person has read a book that is truly about the character at its center.

- Adam Johnson

New Roth

Novels are pirated all the time, but it's hard to imagine that you're at work and you open up the attachment that your brother sent you and it's the new Phillip Roth novel.

- Adam Mansbach

Splitting Ever

I can't imagine my wife and I ever splitting up. I can't imagine a life without her.

- Adam Scott

Having Larger

War is chaotic and when you start having a larger scale film and you have a lot of safety protocols and choreography, I would imagine it becomes more difficult.

- Adrien Brody

Wife Without

It drives me nuts how I rely on my wife for everything. I can't imagine a day without her!

- Akshay Kumar

Like Loathe

I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever, how I ever got into this dreadful trade.

- Al Alvarez

More Ideal

I can't imagine a more ideal life.

- Al Jarreau

Use Works

I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger.

- Alan Alda

Like Ants

I can't imagine finding success and then moving to a building in Manhattan with 300 strangers, like a bunch of little ants going home at night.

- Alan Gerry

Grow Think

I can't imagine how many kids around the world will look at pictures of Pluto and think, 'I want to grow up to be a scientist.'

- Alan Stern

Happy Towards

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

- Albert Camus


I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.

- Albert Einstein

Think I Think

I can understand that there are those who can think and imagine the world without words, but I think that once you find the words that name your experience, then suddenly that experience becomes grounded, and you can use it and you can try to understand it.

- Alberto Manguel

Career Having

I just can't imagine having to do an accent all the time - like, in your whole career.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Woman Next

I can imagine myself on my death-bed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman.

- Aleister Crowley

Why Arabia

I can't imagine David Lean justifying why he went to the desert to shoot 'Lawrence of Arabia.'

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Always Having

Having a mom as a hairdresser was really awesome: I was always her test dummy. I've had every style, every color you could imagine.

- Alessia Cara

Process Making

'Iron Chef America' is so real. Imagine putting on television the whole process of making that food, the technique. It's all about technique. It doesn't even matter if you show the faces sometimes.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Natural Recovering

It's not that hard to imagine the natural world recovering it's health in our absence: it's more difficult, and more necessary, to imagine it recovering its health in our presence.

- Alex Steffen

Movies Like

I just like movies that somehow expose the world in a way that's different than you imagine it.

- Alex Winter

Universe Computer

I can't imagine that life can be replaced with a computer universe. I can't accept it.

- Alexander Mamut

Woman Chess

A woman can beat any man; it's difficult to imagine another kind of sport where a woman can beat a man. That's why I like chess.

- Alexandra Kosteniuk

Mind Having

But I could not imagine having a child and the child not having a relationship with music that opens up their mind and their imagination and teaches them things.

- Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Made Alice

From the moment I leave my house or my hotel room, the public owns me. The public made Alice Cooper and I can't imagine ever turning my back on my fans.

- Alice Cooper

Young Very

When you're young, when you've never done anything very much on your own, you imagine that it won't be so hard.

- Alice Paul

Always Will

I can imagine in years to come that my papers and memorabilia, my journals and letters, will find themselves always in the company of people who care about many of the things I do.

- Alice Walker

Leader Servitude

I can easily imagine Obama sitting down and talking to any leader - or any person - in the world, with no baggage of past servitude or race supremacy to mar their talks.

- Alice Walker

My Life Doing

I can't imagine leaving the restaurant. It's hard for me to separate my life from my work; I'm really thinking about what we're doing every day.

- Alice Waters

Need Could

We need to have a course in school that teaches about ecology and gastronomy. I could imagine that all children could eat at school for free and that the cafeteria would become part of the school's curriculum.

- Alice Waters

Go Screen

I'm an actor, but I'm also a feminist, and a lot of times in movies there are things that I cannot imagine happening that are on the screen and totally accepted. And I just go, 'Whaaat?'

- Alison Pill

Parent Wanting

Being older, I can't imagine a parent not wanting to be in their kid's life. I will just never understand it. To me, it's priceless.

- Allen Iverson

Started Musical

I started out really into musical theater. So you can imagine I was super popular. I wasn't awkward looking at all.

- Allison Williams

Young Young Girl

The idea of a young girl who knows exactly what she wants with her life is the most threatening and unappealing thing you can imagine.

- Allison Williams

Living Other

Trying to imagine what it's like to be someone else is never a substitute for actually living that way, for acknowledging the respect that we need to have for each other's experiences.

- Allison Williams

Art Devote

Acquiring a repertoire in these days, when the vocal literature is so immense, so overwhelming, that the student with sense will devote all his energies to work and not imagine himself a martyr to art.

- Alma Gluck

Animals Without

I couldn't imagine a home without animals.

- Amanda Burton

Die Weeks

Imagine somebody says you are going to die in a few weeks; I'd really rather not know.

- Amaury Nolasco

My Life Standard

I don't imagine myself, my work, or my life, fitting into any kind of standardized path. In fact, the idea of there even being a standard freaks me out a lot.

- Amber Heard

Never Based

I would never imagine a mate based on a certain sex or race.

- Amber Heard

Small Exception

Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time. Reading is not an exception.

- Amos Oz

Doing Most

Acting is the most communicative thing I can imagine doing.

- Amy Carlson

Reason Set

Rajinikanth is an absolute legend to work with. Imagine meeting him every day and spending time with him on the set. Sharing the frame with him is a lifetime experience; there's a reason he is called a legend.

- Amy Jackson

Singing Like

I can't imagine actually singing on this show like I did on 'Felicity', but it would be kind of funny.

- Amy Jo Johnson

Lose About

You can't even imagine the feeling you get when someone tells you that you are about to lose your legs.

- Amy Purdy

Going Public

I can't imagine going to an all-girls school. I went to a public school.

- Amy Sedaris

Imagination Know

To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.

- Anatole France

Doing Could

The Apple IIc, with its 128KB of RAM, 125KB floppy drive, word processor, and spreadsheet application, did everything I could imagine a computer doing at the time.

- Andrew Rosenthal

Means Rewarding

I know it's a rare privilege, but if one can really tackle something in adult life that means that much to you, then it's more rewarding than anything I can imagine.

- Andrew Wiles

Myself Swallowing

In my most psychotic stages, I imagine myself chewing on sidewalks and bulging and swallowing sunlight and clouds.

- Andy Behrman

Country Will

I imagine I will spend my days traveling from country to country to visit our children, who I expect will live around the world.

- Angelina Jolie

Foreign Affairs

I imagine I will be less involved in film and be focused more on family and foreign affairs.

- Angelina Jolie

Studio Rap

Imagine the first time you are about to rap in a studio and you find yourself in a booth with Redman and KRS!

- Angie Martinez

Book Isolation

As a writer, you live in such isolation. It's hard to imagine your book has a life beyond you.

- Ann Brashares

Always Kind

Does getting an award make you happy? When you imagine yourself at the ceremony, you're always so eloquent and gracious. In reality, it's kind of awkward.

- Ann Leckie

Idle Fantasies

I didn't ever imagine, except in the most idle, obviously wish-fulfillment, ego-gratification fantasies, that anything I wrote would ever win awards, let alone so many.

- Ann Leckie

Fiction Almost

Science fiction is huge and varied, and there's almost any sort of book or story you might imagine.

- Ann Leckie

Need Lot

My faith experience, well, as you can imagine, you need a lot of faith to raise five boys.

- Ann Romney

Real Deepening

The real romantics imagine greying and sagging and wrinkling as the deepening of something sacred.

- Ann Voskamp

Mirror Like

One thing that I really like to do is, I'll look in the mirror, and I'll imagine that I'm rapidly aging, until I'm just a skull.

- Anna Akana

Happen Brought

If outsider perspectives made 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Dark Knight' into fantastic franchises, imagine what would happen if you brought in the perspectives of women and people of color.

- Annalee Newitz

Always Actress

I always wanted to be an actress. I couldn't imagine being anything else.

- AnnaLynne McCord

Imagination Chains

We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.

- Anne Sullivan

Like Everybody

I get up in the morning, look around, arrange and rearrange things, and imagine how I might like them to look. Why doesn't everybody?

- Anouska Hempel

Months Tolerated

If cars and buses were attacked daily by petrol bombs or stones for 16 months in Washington, could you imagine it would be tolerated? It would not, because in the name of democracy, to preserve democracy, steps would be taken.

- Ariel Sharon

More About

I try to talk about things I know about. But my characters are more of a combination of people or how I imagine people would feel.

- Art Alexakis

Kind Could

As a child, I spent a lot of time wandering around the prairies and in the hills, and there was a sense that it was such a wide-open space, and there was kind of a feeling of potential. I could imagine anything happening there.

- Arthur Slade

Genius Even

Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.

- Charles Peguy

Friendship Given

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.

- Charles R. Swindoll

Unions Deny

I really can't imagine how anyone could, in good conscience, oppose the proposition that the states should be able to deny the status of marriage to same-sex unions.

- Charles T. Canady

Song Away

I know when I've written a good song when I can imagine the video. If I can't imagine the video straight away, I'm not gonna put it on my album.

- Charli XCX

Imagination Get

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

- Charlie Chaplin

Times Lot

You'd imagine Mick would be the happiest person in the world, and yet a lot of the times he isn't.

- Charlie Watts

Role Models

Role models really matter. It's hard to imagine yourself as something you don't see.

- Chelsea Clinton

Country Always

People who imagine and implement solutions to challenges in their own lives, in their communities, in our country and in our world have always inspired me.

- Chelsea Clinton

Clean Water Having

I couldn't imagine not having clean water.

- Chris Tucker

Rabbit Peter

Peter Rabbit's not a rabbit. Peter Rabbit is a proxy for the child who reads the book, and they imagine themselves in the rabbit's position.

- Chris Van Allsburg

Read Prefer

I prefer to imagine that my wife, a few friends, and occasionally my mom are the only ones who read what I do, though I realize that this is somewhat unrealistic.

- Chris Ware

Thought One Night

We sat around one night and thought that people are going to look back and say, I can't imagine there was a lot of excitement about HER going up!

- Christa McAuliffe

Tell Very

I used my instincts. It's very easy to imagine how you'd feel, actually. I just had to tell the narrative.

- Christopher Eccleston

Pirate Tell

With a bucket of Lego, you can tell any story. You can build an airplane or a dragon or a pirate ship - it's whatever you can imagine.

- Christopher Miller

Death Some

It's hard for me to imagine that some people in the CIA who had firsthand knowledge would be unable to recognize that this would be helpful information for a soldier's death.

- Christopher Shays

Making Materialize

Writing in the electronic world, you imagine a sound, and then you have to go and find it. It's not like imagining a flute and then making that sound materialize. That's easy!

- Christopher Young

True Particularly

It's true, people don't imagine I'd be particularly woody.

- Clive Anderson

Always Lives

There's no way that music could ever go down the tubes. I can't imagine a civilization without music. When you realize today that music is such a part of people's lives. And will always be, really.

- Clive Davis

Doing Been

I lust after iPods or Mini Coopers not because they're unique, but because they've been so artfully made that I couldn't imagine doing it better myself.

- Clive Thompson

Hollywood Which

Hollywood likes to imagine robots as mechanical copies of ourselves - which is a terrible idea.

- Colin Angle

Audience Maybe

I don't know any comedian who tailors his act to his audience. Maybe people say they do, but I can't even imagine them.

- Colin Quinn

Again Sacrifices

I have the most utmost respect for the men and women overseas, and I only played a soldier on television. Again, I can only imagine the sacrifices that they make every single day.

- Corey Hawkins

Book Library

A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.

- Cornelia Funke

Beautiful Powerful

You are more beautiful than you realize, stronger than you know, more powerful than you could imagine.

- Cory Booker

Imagination How

We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating and complex - but Congress can.

- Cullen Hightower

Like Teenage Girl

It's never that hard for me to imagine what it must feel like to be someone else, whether it's an American teenage girl or a Japanese octogenarian man.

- Curtis Sittenfeld

Genes Gene

Imagine that: If you could change one of the genes in an experiment, an aging gene, maybe you could slow down aging and extend lifespan.

- Cynthia Kenyon

Computers Web

What we did not imagine was a Web of people, but a Web of documents.

- Dale Dougherty