Quotation Explorer - 'Richard'

The writer Richard Manning has argued that 'the most destructive force in the American West is its commanding views, because they foster the illusion that we command. - Phillip Connors
Ehren wir die Freiheit. Arbeiten wir für den Frieden. Halten wir uns an das Recht. Dienen wir unseren inneren Maßstäben der Gerechtigkeit." Richard von Weizsäcker - [Ansprache am 8. Mai 1985 in der Gedenkstunde im Plenarsaal des Deutschen Bundestages]
If I do the right kind of a job, I don't know whether I am going to be here four years from now. -- John F. Kennedy (to Richard M. Nixon, right after the Bay of Pigs invasion, 1961). - John F. Kennedy
Wenn wir uns der Verfolgung des freien Geistes während der Diktatur besinnen, werden wir die Freiheit jedes Gedankens und jeder Kritik schützen, so sehr sie sich auch gegen uns selbst richten mag." Richard von Weizsäcker - [Ansprache am 8. Mai 1985 in der Gedenkstunde im Plenarsaal des Deutschen Bundestages]
The funny thing is if in England, you ask a man in the street who the greatest living is, he will say Richard Dawkins. And indeed, Dawkins has done a marvelous job of popularizing Darwinism. But Dawkins' basic theory of the gene being the object of evolution is totally non-. Ernst W. Mayr - Darwinian
As Richard has pointed out on several occasions, I subscribe to the irregular verb theory of life: I am a trained investigator, you have a healthy curiosity, she/he is a nosy parker. - Val McDermid
Stay away from needle drugs. Richard Nixon is the only dope worth shooting. - Abbie Hoffman
Friedensliebe zeigt sich gerade darin, daß man seine Heimat nicht vergißt und eben deshalb entschlossen ist, alles zu tun, um immer in Frieden miteinander zu leben." Richard von Weizsäcker - [Ansprache am 8. Mai 1985 in der Gedenkstunde im Plenarsaal des Deutschen Bundestages]
I simply would not accede to being forced into this, and would frequently be kept out of classes because of irreverent comments and mocking this religious stuff. Frankly, it stayed with me to this day. In fact, don't get me going. I'm almost as bad as Richard Dawkins on this issue. - Richard E. Leakey
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the rest of the world calls butterfly. Richard BachFrom Gifts of the Unknown: Using Extraordinary Experiences to Cope W/ Loss & Change - Louis E. Lagrand
Led Zeppelin created their music from a diet of Bert Jansch, Memphis Minnie, John Fahey, Billy Fury, Phil Spector, Richard 'Rabbit' Brown, Moby Grape, Manitas De Plata and Om Kalsoum. Those who came afterwards were content with a diet of Led Zeppelin, which is not the same thing at all. - David Hepworth
This fascination with computer models is something I understand very well. Richard Feynmann called it a disease. I fear he is right. - Michael Crichton
Richard Papen: As it happened, I knew Gartrell. He was a bad painter and a vicious gossip, with a vocabulary composed almost entirely of obscenities, gutteral verbs, and the world "postmodernist. - Donna Tartt
"I must've seen it in a USENET posting"; that's sort of like hearsay evidence from Richard Nixon.
Erinnern, das heißt, eines Geschehens so ehrlich und rein zu gedenken, daß es zu einem Teil des eigenen Innern wird. Das stellt große Anforderungen an unsere Wahrhaftigkeit." Richard von Weizsäcker - [Ansprache am 8. Mai 1985 in der Gedenkstunde im Plenarsaal des Deutschen Bundestages]
As it stands right now, I lead Richard Pryor in heart attacks, two to one. However, Richard still leads me, one to nothing, in burning yourself up. - George Carlin
Richard Wright, a Mississippi-born negro, has written a blinding and corrosive study in hate. It is a novel entitled "Native Son". - David L. Cohn
said, 'If I have seen further than others, it is because I've stood on the shoulders of giants.' These days we stand on each other's feet! Richard Hamming - Newton
True greatness is when your name is like , watt, and fourier—when it's spelled with a lower case letter. Richard Hamming - ampere
Mercy is a contingency plan, devised by the guilty in the eventuality that they are caught. Justice is the domain of the just. - Richard Rahl - Terry Goodkind
Take it from Richard, poor and lame, what's begun in anger ends in shame. - Benjamin Franklin
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