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Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For the perfect idler, for the passionate observer it becomes an immense source of enjoyment to establish his dwelling in the throng, in the ebb and flow, the bustle, the fleeting and the infinite. To be away from home and yet to feel at home anywhere; to see the world, to be at the very center of the world, and yet to be unseen of the world, such are some of the minor pleasures of those independent, intense and impartial spirits, who do not lend themselves easily to linguistic definitions. The observer is a prince enjoying his incognito wherever he goes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Truth lies within ourselves: it takes no rise from outward things, whatever you may believe. There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness and to Know rather consists in opening out a way whence the imprisoned splendor may escape than in effecting entry for light supposed to be without.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts, so that you may bring into plain view the precious thing at the center of the mass.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By alienation is meant a mode of experience in which the person experiences himself as an alien. He has become, one might say, estranged from himself. He does not experience himself as the center of his world, as the creator of his own acts -- but his acts and their consequences have become his masters, whom he obeys, or whom he may even worship. The alienated person is out of touch with himself as he is out of touch with any other person. He, like the others, is experienced as things are experienced; with the senses and with common sense, but at the same time without being related to oneself and to the world outside positively.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Everything that explains the world has in fact explained a world that does not exist, a world in which men are at the center of the human enterprise and women are at the margin helping them. Such a world does not exist -- never has.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Being at the center of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence -- the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We believe that the history of the world is but the history of His influence and that the center of the whole universe is the cross of Calvary.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
At the center of our being is a point of nothingness which is untouched by sin and by illusion, a point of pure truth, a point or spark which belongs entirely to God, which is never at our disposal, from which God disposes of our lives, which is inaccessible to the fantasies of our own mind or the brutalities of our own will.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Broadway, such as I see it now and have seen it for twenty-five years, is a ramp that was conceived by St. Thomas Aquinas while he was yet in the womb. It was meant originally to be used only by snakes and lizards, by the horned toad and the red heron, but when the great Spanish Armada was sunk the human kind wriggled out of the ketch and slopped over, creating by a sort of foul, ignominious squirm and wiggle the cunt-like cleft that runs from the Battery south to the golf links north through the dead and wormy center of Manhattan Island.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you think the United States has stood still, who built The largest shopping center in the world?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People see themselves as the center of the universe and judge everything as it relates to them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The essence of all immorality and sin is making ourselves the center around which we subordinate all interest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Go anywhere in England where there are natural, wholesome, contented, and really nice English people; and what do you always find? That the stables are the real center of the household.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To make our idea of morality center on forbidden acts is to defile the imagination and to introduce into our judgments of our fellow-men a secret element of gusto.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of re recognition, for old memories and old connection.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Celestial navigation is based on the premise that the Earth is the center of the universe. The premise is wrong, but the navigation works. An incorrect model can be a useful tool.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Narrator: I wasn't really dying. I wasn't host to cancer or parasites. I was the warm little center that the life of this world crowded around.More [09/07/2005 12:09:00]
Anthony: You could fill the Staple Center with what you don't know.
Peter: The Kings are playing tonight.
Anthony: Man, I know you just pretend to like hockey to piss me off!More [09/12/2005 12:09:00]
Bob Dobalina: My spots for the MAV Cancer Center swept the healthy awards last year. At the awards banquet, when they were played, not only did people listen, but they applauded. APPLAUDED. How many writers do you think can make cancer entertaining?
Screenwriter's Assistant: What about James L. Brooks? He wrote 'Terms of Endearment'. Filled with cancer. Big box office. Screenplay nominated for an Oscar.
Bob Dobalina: I can't tell you how much I hated that movie.More [10/03/2005 12:10:00]
Derek: What is this? A center for ants?
Derek: How are we expected to teach the kids to read good... if they can't even fit inside the building?
Mugatu: Derek, this is just a small...
Derek: I don't wanna hear your excuses!
Derek: The building has to be atleast... 3 times... that size!More [10/09/2005 12:10:00]
Mugatu: I give you, "The Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good."
[Derek looks at the model for a moment, then throws it on the floor]
Derek Zoolander: What is this? A center for ants? How can we be expected to teach children to learn how to read if they can't even fit inside the building?More [10/09/2005 12:10:00]
Derek Zoolander: At the Derek Zoolander Center For Children Who Can't Read Good And Wanna Learn To Do Other Stuff Good Too, we teach you that there's more to life than being really, really good looking.More [10/09/2005 12:10:00]
Charley Price: He had found the band of jackals he needed. But as Jack McCall rode through the center of town, he experienced the terrifying certainty that a man faces when he's about to make his own name famous. He lacked both a hero's calm and a coward's resolve to survive at any price.More [02/27/2006 12:02:00]
The unit really ties in to all areas of the curriculum. The fairy tale is the center of the thematic unit, but it really is just the vehicle we use to teach all of the other subject areas.More [05/31/2006 12:05:00]
“Within the last year or two, there have been some quality big men. There's been a little more emphasis placed on that center position, [but] recruiting quality big men in this league is very, very difficult.”More [06/20/2006 12:06:00]
“There was a time when the career center came through for practical nursing with some money.”More [07/02/2006 12:07:00]
Then, as now, the Disney studio buzzed with activity. You had a strong impression of being at the center of something very exciting.More [07/27/2006 12:07:00]
“I played varsity on all of them for four years. I'm 5'9 and that's not that tall for a center so I was a forward. I loved playing volleyball and basketball and track I was good at, but it stressed me out.”More [08/04/2006 12:08:00]
Novartis had contacted me wanting to know if I was interested in working with the National Women's Health Resources Center and sponsoring this tour to get out the word to women about the symptoms and talking to your doctor and things like that.More [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
“During my out-of-body experience, I didn't acknowledge her, shamefully, ... With great humility, I acknowledge her profusely. She is the center of the universe which is our movie. She knows the esteem in which I hold her.”More [09/13/2006 12:09:00]
“I was in Jersey when the whole World Trade Center thing happened and I felt powerless. So, I went to Hawaii and did a surf movie. It's kind of fluffy.”More [09/14/2006 12:09:00]
Lennon was not very fond of me. Lennon didn't like to be around somebody else who was likely to be the center of attention and didn't like being on deck with somebody who was intellectually as hot as he was.More [11/10/2006 12:11:00]
Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Center attack had been added, and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience. I struggled to get through the words; tears were streaming down my cheeks.More [11/24/2006 12:11:00]
“[griping about Tatooine]
If there's a bright center to the universe, you're on the planet that it's farthest from.”More [12/28/2006 12:12:00]
Young Doc: [while exploring the cave that holds the Delorean in it] This reminds me of the time I attempted to reach the center of the earth. I'd be reading my favorite author, Jules Verne. I spent weeks preparing for the expedition, I didn't even get this far. Of course, I was only 12 at the time. It was the writings of Jules Verne that had a profound effect on my life. I was 11 when I first read 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. That's when I realized that I must devote my life into science.More [02/28/2007 12:02:00]
[Looking at a corpse]
Butters: Ah, shit. He's dead, man. He's fuckin' dead, man. Yeah, this is how he wanted to come to America, right? Where was he, in The Killing Section? This guy's been shot 4 times. At close range, like he was executed.
Roger Murtaugh: He WAS executed.
Martin Riggs: Yeah, by the crew.
Butters: What the FUCK, man? We got people gettin' killed left, right and center in this town; now we're IMPORTING victims? Hey, gangbangers wanna kill each other? No problem. You or me, one of us gets shot? Hey, occupational hazard. But just a normal guy, THIS fuckin' guy? What the fuck did he ever do to anybody? That ain't right.More [03/04/2007 12:03:00]
Jim Lovell: [after the center engine cuts out shortly after takeoff] Looks like we've had our glitch for this mission.More [04/08/2007 12:04:00]
Stacy: [in full skate gear] So, what's up with Tony? You guys still skate with him?
Jay: He's competing with the sun for the center of the universe.
[Stacy shrugs, walks off]
Jay: [to Sid] Stacy looks like a stock car.More [04/16/2007 12:04:00]
Sheriff of Rottingham: [after Robin has fired his shot, hitting the bullseye dead center] Don't worry, Dirty Ezio still has another shot.
Prince John: But he hit the very center of the bullseye... schmuck!More [06/27/2007 12:06:00]
Banky Edwards: Alright, now see this? This is a four-way road, OK? And dead in the center is a crisp, new, hundred dollar bill. Now, at the end of each of these streets are four people, OK? Are you following?
Holden: Yeah.
Banky Edwards: Good. Over here, we have a male-affectionate, easy to get along with, non-political agenda lesbian. Down here, we have a man-hating, angry as fuck, agenda of rage, bitter dyke. Over here, we got Santa Claus, and up here the Easter Bunny. Which one is going to get to the hundred dollar bill first?
Holden: What is this supposed to prove?
Banky Edwards: No, I'm serious. This is a serious exercise. It's like an SAT question. Which one is going to get to the hundred dollar bill first? The male-friendly lesbian, the man-hating dyke, Santa Claus, or the Easter bunny?
Holden: The man-hating dyke.
Banky Edwards: Good. Why?
Holden: I don't know.
Banky Edwards: Because the other three are figments of your fucking imagination!More [07/11/2007 12:07:00]
Capt. Ramsey: We have orders in hand. Those orders are to make a pre-emptive launch. Every second that we lose increases the chances that by the time our missiles arrive, their silos could be empty because they've flown their birds and struck us first.
Hunter: Yes sir.
Capt. Ramsey: You know as well as I do that any launch order received without authentication, is no order at all.
Hunter: Yes sir.
Capt. Ramsey: That's our number one rule.
Hunter: [Tries to get a word in] National mil...
Capt. Ramsey: And that rule is the basis for the scenario we've trained on, time and time again. It's a rule we follow without exception.
Hunter: Captain, National Military Command Center knows what sector we're in. They have satellites looking down on us to see if our birds are aloft and if they're *not*, then they give our orders to somebody else. That's why we maintain more than one sub, it's what they call 'redundancy'!
Capt. Ramsey: I know about redundancy, Mr Hunter.
Hunter: All I'm saying...
[Ramsey walks off]
Hunter: [Follows Ramsey, lowers his voice] All I'm saying Captain, is that we have backup. Now it's our duty, *not* to launch until we can confirm.
Capt. Ramsey: You're presuming we have other submarines out there, ready to launch. Well as Captain, I must assume our submarines could've been taken out by other Akulas. We can play these games all night Mr Hunter but uh, I don't have the luxury of your presumptions.
Hunter: Sir...
Capt. Ramsey: Mr Hunter, we have rules that are not open to interpretation, personal intuition, gut feelings, hairs on the back of your neck, little devils or angels sitting on your shoulder. We're all very well aware of what our orders are and what those orders mean. They come down from our Commander in Chief. They contain no ambiguity.
Hunter: Captain...
Capt. Ramsey: Mr Hunter. I've made a decision. I'm Captain of this boat. NOW SHUT THE FUCK UP!More [07/16/2007 12:07:00]
We think Mozes may be even better at center and Hines even better at guard, … It’s an experiment we’ve tried.More [07/18/2007 12:07:00]
Sidda: [about Vivi] I am sick of fighting! And, I am sick to death of this whole center of the universe, holier than thou, nothing is ever enough. Oh, how I've suffered, nobody understands me. Somebody fix me a drink and hand me a Nebutol, worn out Scarlett O'Hara... thang!
Caro: Well, she's got her pegged, all right.More [09/17/2007 12:09:00]
Henderson: Do you, Ben...
Cassie: Benjamin Reynolds.
Henderson: Benjamin Reynolds, take this young woman...
Cassie: Cassie Kennington.
Henderson: [Henderson wipes eyes, takes off hat] Do both of you promise to treat each other with dignity and love until one or the other drops dead?
Cassie: I do.
[looks at Ben]
Ben: I do.
Henderson: [Henderson, Cassie, and Ben put their hands in the center and "break"] Well, looks like you're both married now.
[grins]
Ben: [looks at Cassie, laughs nervously and grins] That's great.
[Henderson nods]
Cassie: [whispers] Oh, the ring.
[Ben gets a straightened paper clip and wraps it around her finger, then pats her hand]
Henderson: Congratulations to you both.
[gets up]
Cassie: Well, I feel good about this whole thing.
[to Henderson]
Cassie: How about you?
Henderson: [grins again] Yeah. I feel good about it.
[Cassie looks at Ben and their eyes meet]
Ben: [nervously] Uh, well, I don't have a lot to compare it to, but, uh, yeah...
[gulps]
Ben: I feel good.
Henderson: Oh and if you wanna kiss the bride, you can do that now, 'cause I forgot to say it.More [02/17/2008 12:02:00]
Love is the bond between men, the way to teach and the center of the world.More [03/04/2008 12:03:00]
Kevin McCallister: [staring at the Rockefellar Center tree] I know I don't deserve a Christmas, even if I did do a good deed. I don't want any presents. Instead, I want to take back every mean thing I ever said to my family. Even if they don't take back the things they said to me. I don't care. I love all of them... Including Buzz. I know it isn't possible to see them all. Could I just see my mother? I'll never want another thing as long as I live if I can just see my mother. I know I won't see her tonight, but promise me I can see her again. Sometime. Any time. Even if it's just once and only for a couple minutes. I just need to tell her I'm sorry.
Kate McCallister: Kevin?
Kevin McCallister: Mom?
[Turns back to the tree]
Kevin McCallister: Wow, that worked fast.More [03/22/2008 12:03:00]
Officer Bennett: Put yourself in your kid's shoes, lady, where would you go?
Kate McCallister: I'd probably be lying dead in a gutter somewhere... but not Kevin, Kevin is so much stronger and braver than I am. But he's still a kid lost in a big city, he doesn't deserve that. He should be at home with his family around his Christmas tree... oh my God, I know where he is, I need to get to Rockefeller Center immediately.More [03/22/2008 12:03:00]
Bernard Jaffe: The universe is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere.More [04/07/2008 12:04:00]

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