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 : 486
Big Happen

Regarding marriage, it - somehow, it didn't happen. One fellow in such a big family not getting married is not an issue.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Citizen Nation

When Obama was first proposed as a presidential candidate in 2007, the nation failed to have a meaningful debate concerning the serious constitutional issue of electing someone whose father was not a U.S. citizen.

- Aaron Klein

Question Big

After the 9/11 incidents, Islam has become a big question mark among westerners, especially Americans. The mass media constantly raise the issue of relationship between Islam and terrorism.

- Abdolkarim Soroush

Will Congress

As to my Title, I know not yet whether it will be honourable or dishonourable, the issue of the War must Settle it. Perhaps our Congress will be Exalted on a high Gallows.

- Abraham Clark

God Prayer

The issue of prayer is not prayer; the issue of prayer is God.

- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Rights Issue

Age discrimination is illegal. But when compared with discrimination against racial minorities and women, it is a second-class civil rights issue.

- Adam Cohen


Defending Congressional authority should not be a partisan issue.

- Adam Cohen

Someone Cover

That's a comic cover's job: Attract someone's attention and persuade them to try the issue out.

- Adam Hughes

Going Betting

Ultimately, the issue is not whether you are pro- or anti-sports betting. You begin, from my standpoint, from the premise that it is going to continue to exist, and if it is going to continue to exist, should it be shoved underground, or should it be regulated?

- Adam Silver

Financial Image

The financial service industry has an image issue.

- Adena Friedman

Informed Anyone

The first thing anyone can do, about any issue, is get informed.

- Adora Svitak

Very Firmly

The issue of terrorism must be dealt with firmly. We must work very hard to avoid loss of life. We must work very hard to avoid civilian casualties. And those terrorists and Baathists are holding the people of Fallujah hostage. We must release the hostages.

- Ahmed Chalabi

Country Making

Let stars choose what causes they want to endorse without making it an issue of loyalty to the state or country.

- Ajith Kumar

More Creator

No one is more sensitive to the issue of overeating than the creator of Stuart Smalley.

- Al Franken

Need Having

We need to start by having a conversation about climate change. It would be irresponsible to avoid the issue just because it's uncomfortable to talk about.

- Al Franken

Eliminated Prefer

There are many who would much prefer that the word 'climate' never be mentioned and that the issue be eliminated from our national conversation.

- Al Gore

Been Some

The issue of Palestine has been there since more than 60 years. But more important since 1967 when the war was, ended in the defeat of some Arab countries.

- Al-Waleed bin Talal

Receive Rating

Issue by issue, if I were a Congressman, I would receive the highest rating from liberal think-tank Americans For Democratic Action.

- Alan Colmes

Power Design

Design is not so much a design issue as a power struggle.

- Alan Cooper

Abortion Personal

I consider abortion to be a deeply personal and intimate issue for women and I don't believe male legislators should even vote on the issue.

- Alan K. Simpson

Been Very

This is a very highly charged investigation. People are very interested in this, and we've got a prosecutor, a very well respected prosecutor who's been looking at this issue, this investigation for a long time.

- Alberto Gonzales

Thought Very

I thought it was a classic David and Goliath story, and I was fully onboard Team WikiLeaks. I was very pro the leaks, barring the redaction issue. But I see WikiLeaks as a publisher.

- Alex Gibney

Some Repeatedly

If I want my daughter to try something, I eat it in front of her repeatedly without forcing the issue and, with some trial and error, the world is our oyster!

- Alexandra Guarnaschelli

I See Overpopulation

The human overpopulation issue is the topic I see as the most vital to solve if our children and grandchildren are to have a good quality of life.

- Alexandra Paul

Rights Most

The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial.

- Ali Khamenei

Change Otherwise

I take issue with those who criticize 'The Biggest Loser' for pushing contestants too hard. The whole point is to push them hard. Otherwise, there's no change.

- Alison Sweeney

Critical Funding

My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports, our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe.

- Allyson Schwartz

Better Going

If I'm going to talk about an issue, I better know what it's about viscerally.

- Amanda Hearst

Use Gadget

I am a not exactly a gadget freak and have the regular phones. But I keep multiple phones because if there's a network issue in one, then I can use another one.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Like About

I hear filmmakers saying, 'I wanted to make to make a film about this issue, or this theme,' but I never start like that.

- Andrea Arnold

Very Very Long Time

Hunger is an issue that I've cared about for a very long time and is incredibly personal and important to me.

- Andy Grammer

Money Financial

Greed is not a financial issue. It's a heart issue.

- Andy Stanley

United United States

I would say the issue for the labor movement in the United States is not structural... there is no correlation between the success of workers and how the labor movement is structured.

- Andy Stern

Sexuality Big

Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others - how much you commit to a relationship, to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself.

- Ang Lee

Gender Other

But the issue of sexual harassment is not the end of it. There are other issues - political issues, gender issues - that people need to be educated about.

- Anita Hill

My Life Passionate

I'm passionate about people. I've spent my life in advocacy. People matter - whether or not we agree on the issue, people matter.

- Ann Marie Buerkle

Woman Private

The issue is privacy. Why is the decision by a woman to sleep with a man she has just met in a bar a private one, and the decision to sleep with the same man for $100 subject to criminal penalties?

- Anna Quindlen

Very Naomi

For my very first September issue, I put Naomi Campbell on the cover. She was wearing this orange Anne Klein sequin suit - it would probably look incredibly '80s today.

- Anna Wintour

Concept Before

I've said this before - and I mean it strongly - an abstract concept or a moral issue has to be connected to feeling. If we don't believe it somehow viscerally, we don't really take it in.

- Anne Michaels

Everybody Addressing

Piracy is a huge, huge issue for all of these major content companies, and everybody has a different way of addressing it.

- Anne Sweeney

Color Nigeria

I come from an interracial family: My father is from Nigeria, and so he is African-American, and my mother is American and white, so I rarely see skin color. It's never an issue for me.

- Annie Ilonzeh

Visiting Became

My issue with the state of women became incredibly stimulated when I was visiting developing countries and it became obvious that women bore the brunt of so many things in society.

- Annie Lennox

Question Sure

The most pressing ethical question is to make sure that everything you do from a scientific standpoint is done for the ultimate good and positive issue for the people that you're caring about.

- Anthony Fauci

Never Someone

Who someone loves should never be an issue at work or anyplace else.

- Anthony Foxx

Last Stool

I know every fight could be my last fight, and if that happens, that's not just a health issue, but I'll be knocked off that king's stool.

- Anthony Joshua

Storm Will

Issue the orders Sir, and I will storm Hell.

- Anthony Wayne

Making Actual

I find it really cheap when people talk about an issue just for the sake of talking and are not making any difference to the actual situation.

- Anushka Sharma

Doing Deal

Being a soldier's daughter, I understand that what they are doing is the real deal. But me giving statement on the issue is of no significance.

- Anushka Sharma

Doing Controls

My wife says I have a frontal lobe issue. Your frontal lobe controls your danger response, like, 'Whoa, I shouldn't be doing this.'

- Armie Hammer

Law Been

Had it not been for the groundswell of support by the people of India, we would not have seen such a huge exercise of demonetisation bounce off without a single riot or a single law and order issue.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Reason Happen

Disinvestments will continue to happen. If the issue is priced correctly, there's no reason why it should not sell.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

United Felt

Political disagreements have the colour and fragrance that normally is seen and felt in a political bouquet, while remaining united on one issue that democracy is the future of Pakistan.

- Asif Ali Zardari

Making Sure

You know, as attorney general, there's no issue more important than making sure you are safe, that your families are safe.

- Charlie Crist

Education Very

When I was a Republican governor, he was obviously a Democratic president, but on issue after issue after issue, President Obama was very helpful to us in education, in the environment, with the handling of the BP oil spill.

- Charlie Crist

Think Audience

That's the thing that we said about the horn before: it's a focus issue. It's like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer's playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do?

- Charlie Hunter

Against Rights Issue

As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence against women becomes a government's obligation, not just a good idea.

- Charlotte Bunch

Person Private

There is no private domain of a person's life that is not political, and there is no political issue that is not ultimately personal.

- Charlotte Bunch

Communist Brought

What my Republican colleagues often don't understand is that labor is a human-rights issue. I have to remind them Lech Walesa and the Solidarity movement brought down the Communist bloc.

- Chris Smith

Some Here

There's another issue here - and I have some limits as to what I can say - but there's some real question as to the viability of the chemical masks, the protective gear used by our soldiers.

- Christopher Shays

May Practical

What practical conclusions may we now draw for our propaganda work among women? The task of this Party Congress must not be to issue detailed practical suggestions, but to draw up general directions for the proletarian women's movement.

- Clara Zetkin

Social How

How we put our collective talents to work is a social issue, not solely a personal one.

- Clay Shirky

Like Materialism

Like Gandhi, my husband had struggled with the issue of materialism.

- Coretta Scott King

About Humorists

There are people who can talk sensibly about a controversial issue; they're called humorists.

- Cullen Hightower

Cut Collage

One of the walls of my bedroom was a collage of about 15 years of baseball photos. I would cut out the baseball pictures from every issue and I had this huge montage of thousands of pictures.

- Curt Schilling


Futurists don't consider overpopulation one of the issues of the future. They consider it the issue of the future.

- Dan Brown

Homosexuality Move

If what you want is a life where your homosexuality is not an issue, move, as many have done.

- Dan Savage

Immigration Gotten

Well, my constituents are happy that the Republican Party has finally gotten off its duff, seeing that we do control the House and the Senate and the presidency, and taken up the issue of illegal immigration.

- Dana Rohrabacher

Connection Main

Spirituality was the main issue. Connection with God was the main issue.

- Daniel Berrigan

Best Way Fostering

Especially for fostering creative, conceptual work, the best way to use money as a motivator is to take the issue of money off the table so people concentrate on the work.

- Daniel H. Pink

Fact Very

It's a very complicated issue about when is a fact not a fact in the context of opinions.

- Daniel Okrent

Private Least

Faith is a private issue. At least, I consider it to be one.

- Darin Strauss

Country Will

I will support my party when they are right on an issue, but am not afraid to stand up to party bosses who are not looking out for the best interests of my constituents and our country.

- Darlene Senger

Sometimes Beef

I'll be honest with you: politically, I have no issue with people, but my beef sometimes is with religion at the end of the day.

- Daron Malakian

Think Still

With the first issue of 'Weasel,' I was even aware myself that I'd improved. I still have affection for my earlier stuff, but I don't think it's anywhere near as good as 'Weasel.'

- Dave Cooper

Bed Another

Back in the early 1970s, what got me and another 400,000 kids out of bed without needing to be called twice was the latest issue of The Amazing Spider-Man.

- Dave Morris

City Right Place

There are only a few places that I go where people recognize me anyway. I have to be at the right place, in the right city. It's not really that much of an issue.

- Davey Havok

Photograph Horn

Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.

- David Amram

Shadow Never

I have never commented on a caucus issue or a shadow Cabinet issue, and I'm not about to start now.

- David Cunliffe

Which Social

We also have issue oriented storylines which are an examination of an issue, be it ethical or social.

- David E. Kelley

Here Appropriate

The issue here isn't whether every student is brainwashed, it's whether it is appropriate.

- David Horowitz

Govern Several

Under the Articles of Confederation, the national government had the power to issue commands to the several sovereign states, but it had no authority to govern individuals directly.

- David Souter

Myself Complicated

It's a complicated issue, but I define myself as an American, primarily.

- Deborah Eisenberg

Slaves Wages

The issue isn't just jobs. Even slaves had jobs. The issue is wages.

- Jim Hightower

Pain Successfully

I have successfully dealt with my dependence and my chronic pain issues. I ask that my privacy and that of my family be respected on this health issue.

- Jim Irsay

American Navy

I was the principal negotiator for the Department of Defense, when I was secretary of the Navy, on the issue of Toshiba technology concerns with American submarines.

- Jim Webb

Change Say

The water issue is critically related to climate change. People say that carbon is the currency of climate change. Water is the teeth.

- Jim Yong Kim

Confidence Tell

I'll never tell a lie. I'll never make a misleading statement. I'll never betray the confidence that any of you had in me. And I'll never avoid a controversial issue.

- Jimmy Carter

Television Movie

We have a problem in the industry, I believe. This whole 'free' issue. The television industry doesn't have it, the movie industry doesn't have it, but the record industry has it.

- Jimmy Iovine

Individual Hating

People take issue with individual aspects of Wikipedia all the time. But it's kind of hard to hate the general idea of a free encyclopedia. It's like hating kittens.

- Jimmy Wales

Money Credible

It is simply not credible to tackle child poverty without acknowledging the worst issue - a lack of money.

- Jo Cox

Immigration Congress

Every two years for Congress, four years for President, illegal immigration comes out as a political issue.

- Joe Arpaio

Environmental Looked

I tell my environmental friends that they have won. Every issue we look at from an energy perspective is now also looked at from an environmental perspective.

- Joe Barton

Blind Fact

The issue in Web accessibility is the fact that blind and visually-impaired people need the single biggest boost to achieve equivalence, since the real-world Web is a visual medium.

- Joe Clark

Both Sides Need

No longer is there a quest for the truth so much as there is this apparent need to present both sides of an issue even if one is nothing but lies and distortions.

- Joe Wilson

Some Been

The Icesave matter is complex and it is understandable that the issue has been oversimplified by many. Unfortunately some of the basic facts of the matter have been unilaterally interpreted, and sometimes distorted, giving rise to unjustified criticism of the conduct of the Icelandic authorities.

- Johanna Siguroardottir

Been Means

I have no issue with being a character actor. If you've been around enough that people are able to segregate you into that category, it means you're working. So that's good!

- John C. McGinley

Question Domestic

Everything in our foreign and domestic policy is a question of issue for the American people to vote on.

- John Dingell

Always Domestic

Class was always the domestic issue during the Vietnam War, not communism.

- John Gregory Dunne

Environmental Tied

I assume we will have figured out a way to efficiently utilize solar energy and tied that to an efficient way to use nuclear energy in such a way that it doesn't pose a serious environmental issue.

- John Hickenlooper

Treat Deal

We must bring the issue of mental illness out into the sunlight, out of the shadow, out of the closet, deal with it, treat people, have centers where people can get the necessary help.

- John Lewis