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Today computers help us making the music. It's really a tool.

Yael Naim | computers quotes

If government and media and all of us in the Australian tribe got together and the rock industry we'd just be the greatest cultural force the world has ever seen - we're such an amazing race.

Yahoo Serious | amazing quotes

Now both my films have been number one at the Australian box office and it took about two years just to get the finance for this film so if it's hard for me then God help everyone else.

Yahoo Serious | finance quotes

Three years after starting by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film.

Yahoo Serious | finance quotes

We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing it's more a business that's out there and running riot so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff.

Yahoo Serious | leadership quotes

Movies are a complicated collision of literature theatre music and all the visual arts.

Yahoo Serious | movies quotes

Then if your movie clicks with real audiences you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.

Yahoo Serious | religion quotes

Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.

Yahya Jammeh | freedom quotes

Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.

Yahya Jammeh | peace quotes

May we be saved from evil thoughts and deed of enemies of world peace who find pleasure in creating havoc and perpetrating all forms of carnage.

Yahya Jammeh | peace quotes

We have been learning since we were children how to make money buy things build things. The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think not to feel.

Yakov Smirnoff | education quotes

My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love.

Yakov Smirnoff | freedom quotes

I believe that love and laughter can only happen when one person takes the time to think about what would cause the other person to feel good.

Yakov Smirnoff | good quotes

We have been learning since we were children how to make money buy things build things. The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think not to feel.

Yakov Smirnoff | learning quotes

If love is the treasure laughter is the key.

Yakov Smirnoff | love quotes

We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after as we've heard in fairy tales.

Yakov Smirnoff | teacher quotes

I believe that love and laughter can only happen when one person takes the time to think about what would cause the other person to feel good.

Yakov Smirnoff | time quotes

I like American women. They do things sexually Russian girls never dream of doing - like showering.

Yakov Smirnoff | women quotes

I've spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control.

Yancy Butler | anger quotes

I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Yancy Butler | dad quotes

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats.

Yancy Butler | music quotes

I dig science fiction though it was never really my thing.

Yancy Butler | science quotes

You know golf is very lonely. When I'm in the States I feel like if I just think about Taiwan my friends my fans I won't feel like I'm alone.

Yani Tseng | alone quotes

I will keep smiling be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude.

Yani Tseng | attitude quotes

When I was 7 my dad asked his friend to teach me. I played my first tournament competition when I was 8. I remember I shot around 125.

Yani Tseng | dad quotes

I am very happy since when I am in different cities I can experience and learn different cultures!

Yani Tseng | experience quotes

I hope one day I will host my own charity event to give back to society.

Yani Tseng | hope quotes

I will keep smiling be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude.

Yani Tseng | positive quotes

At that time I feel sad and I feel no one knows how hard I work and how many tears. They only know the score. At that time I feel very lonely because no one understands since they haven't been world No. 1 before.

Yani Tseng | sad quotes

I just want to show the fans my big smile and play the game that I love.

Yani Tseng | smile quotes

I like to smile. I smile even when I'm nervous since it calms me down and shows my friendliness.

Yani Tseng | smile quotes

I hope one day I will host my own charity event to give back to society.

Yani Tseng | society quotes

I love various sports including basketball tennis and billiards.

Yani Tseng | sports quotes

If I didn't have children I think my life would be a failure.

Yann Martel | failure quotes

Every book I've written has been a different attempt to understand something and the success or failure of the previous one is irrelevant. I write the book I want.

Yann Martel | failure quotes

I love Canada. It's a wonderful political act of faith that exists atop a breathtakingly beautiful land.

Yann Martel | faith quotes

Fanatics do not have faith - they have belief. With faith you let go. You trust. Whereas with belief you cling.

Yann Martel | faith quotes

Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction.

Yann Martel | imagination quotes

I'm still learning my craft.

Yann Martel | learning quotes

I find that movies tend to fix the aesthetics of a story in people's minds.

Yann Martel | movies quotes

Cinema is visually powerful it is a complete experience reaches a different audience. It's something I really like. I like movies.

Yann Martel | movies quotes

How do you live with evil? Art is traditionally - certainly with my secular background - the answer but art is very self-referential whereas religion claims to go beyond the bounds of human existence.

Yann Martel | religion quotes

Fanatics do not have faith - they have belief. With faith you let go. You trust. Whereas with belief you cling.

Yann Martel | trust quotes

Downtown one has less time. But there are in Europe much people who have the faith in South America too.

Yannick Noah | faith quotes

I believe in Karma. If the good is sown the good is collected. When positive things are made that returns well.

Yannick Noah | good quotes

I believe in Karma. If the good is sown the good is collected. When positive things are made that returns well.

Yannick Noah | positive quotes

Basketball in America is like a culture. It is like a foreigner learning a new language. It is difficult to learn foreign languages and it will also be difficult for me to learn the culture for basketball here.

Yao Ming | learning quotes

Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive it can make your day a little better.

Yao Ming | positive quotes

Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis.

Yasser Arafat | death quotes

I come bearing an olive branch in one hand and the freedom fighter's gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.

Yasser Arafat | freedom quotes

Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war a war which will last for generations.

Yasser Arafat | peace quotes

Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war a war which will last for generations.

Yasser Arafat | war quotes

Romance is dead - it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney homogenized and sold off piece by piece.

Yeardley Smith | romantic quotes

Everybody sort of questioned why we get married on New Year's Day and of course the avid sports fans wouldn't come because they had to watch the Rose Bowl or whatever that is on that day.

Yeardley Smith | sports quotes

Sorrow happens hardship happens the hell with it who never knew the price of happiness will not be happy.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko | happiness quotes

A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko | poetry quotes

Poetry is like a bird it ignores all frontiers.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko | poetry quotes

Time has a way of demonstrating that the most stubborn are the most intelligent.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko | time quotes

Difficult years lie ahead patience is required.

Yiannis Stournaras | patience quotes

In terms of the principles of politics I think I understand well. Thailand needs someone who has leadership who has the management skills to help the country.

Yingluck Shinawatra | leadership quotes

I will do everything by apply with all the legal and apply with the rule of law. And the main important thing that I have to be fairness to everyone not just only one person.

Yingluck Shinawatra | legal quotes

I will exercise patience and will provide all facts to the general public.

Yingluck Shinawatra | patience quotes

You might not trust me. Please give me a chance and time. I will prove myself for all of you.

Yingluck Shinawatra | trust quotes

Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone and has to join the global journey toward peace reconciliation and international cooperation.

Yitzhak Rabin | alone quotes

We do not celebrate the death of our enemies.

Yitzhak Rabin | death quotes

I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality society or government.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

The struggle to get weapons is continuous but the United States will aid us if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

We must think differently look at things in a different way. Peace requires a world of new concepts new definitions.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone and has to join the global journey toward peace reconciliation and international cooperation.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat the leader of the PLO the representative of the Palestinian people with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state entity next to us living in peace.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

Only the change on the international scene the crisis in the gulf and the strong firm position of the United States against aggression between two Arab countries created realities that led to the Madrid Peace Conference.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

Give peace a chance.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

A diplomatic peace is not yet the real peace. It is an essential step in the peace process leading towards a real peace.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

I believe that it is my responsibility as the prime minister of Israel to do whatever can be done to exploit the unique opportunities that lie ahead of us to move towards peace. Not everything can be done by one act.

Yitzhak Rabin | peace quotes

I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion and not on the opinion of the masses.

Yitzhak Shamir | leadership quotes

The thing that I've always been slightly frustrated with was that the idea of a CD is kind of confined to a material possession that you can put on a shelf. And the idea of music for me is always about both the communication and the sharing of content. And so the interactive part is missing.

Yo-Yo Ma | communication quotes

Things can fall apart or threaten to for many reasons and then there's got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately when you're at the edge you have to go forward or backward if you go forward you have to jump together.

Yo-Yo Ma | faith quotes

Good things happen when you meet strangers.

Yo-Yo Ma | good quotes

I learn something not because I have to but because I really want to. That's the same view I have for performing. I'm performing because I really want to not because I have to bring bread back home.

Yo-Yo Ma | home quotes

I love grocery shopping when I'm home. That's what makes me feel totally normal. I love both the idea of home as in being with my family and friends and also the idea of exploration. I think those two are probably my great interests.

Yo-Yo Ma | home quotes

The role of the musician is to go from concept to full execution. Put another way it's to go from understanding the content of something to really learning how to communicate it and make sure it's well-received and lives in somebody else.

Yo-Yo Ma | learning quotes

My teacher my great cello teacher Leonard Rose was such a great cellist and nurturing man very patient. But I grew up not only admiring him but obviously Casals Rostrotovich Jacqueline du Pre and many others including many of my peers and contemporaries.

Yo-Yo Ma | teacher quotes

I think there are so many ways to become interested in music. I believe signs of sustained interest gives a sense of the right time. Music if thought of as a language would perhaps indicate that as early as possible is not so bad. I do believe that a really nurturing first teacher that makes the child love something is crucial.

Yo-Yo Ma | teacher quotes

One is that you have to take time lots of time to let an idea grow from within. The second is that when you sign on to something there will be issues of trust deep trust the way the members of a string quartet have to trust one another.

Yo-Yo Ma | trust quotes

I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up I change bats. After all if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting how can I get mad at myself?

Yogi Berra | change quotes

You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six.

Yogi Berra | food quotes

A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.

Yogi Berra | funny quotes

I don't mean to be funny.

Yogi Berra | funny quotes

I never said most of the things I said.

Yogi Berra | funny quotes

The future ain't what it used to be.

Yogi Berra | future quotes

Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.

Yogi Berra | good quotes

I don't blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to 'em? More power to 'em.

Yogi Berra | money quotes

I don't blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to 'em? More power to 'em.

Yogi Berra | power quotes

You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.

Yogi Berra | sports quotes

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.

Yogi Berra | sports quotes

How can you think and hit at the same time?

Yogi Berra | time quotes

A lot of guys go 'Hey Yog say a Yogi-ism.' I tell 'em 'I don't know any.' They want me to make one up. I don't make 'em up. I don't even know when I say it. They're the truth. And it is the truth. I don't know.

Yogi Berra | truth quotes

Being alone is very difficult.

Yoko Ono | alone quotes

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is a reality.

Yoko Ono | alone quotes

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.

Yoko Ono | alone quotes

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

Yoko Ono | anger quotes

I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger I can turn that negative energy into something positive.

Yoko Ono | anger quotes

Controversy is part of the nature of art and creativity.

Yoko Ono | art quotes

When I turned 60 it didn't bother me at all.

Yoko Ono | birthday quotes

Remember each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace and the message will spread quicker than you think.

Yoko Ono | change quotes

If your life changes we can change the world too.

Yoko Ono | change quotes

People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication.

Yoko Ono | communication quotes

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.

Yoko Ono | dreams quotes

When I was four years old my mother put me into a school for early music education where you get perfect pitch and harmony and composition.

Yoko Ono | education quotes

I just want to be healthy and stay alive and keep my family going and everything and keep my friends going and try to do something so that this world will be peaceful. That is the most ambitious and the most difficult thing but I'm there trying to do it.

Yoko Ono | family quotes

John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future.

Yoko Ono | future quotes

The only instrument I can play is piano. Whenever I make songs at home I play the piano and make them on the piano.

Yoko Ono | home quotes

Marriage is a gamble let's be honest.

Yoko Ono | marriage quotes

The nice thing about the gallery shows is that without having to pay any money you can just go and see it.

Yoko Ono | money quotes

Countries have lost their culture because what they wanted was money. Money became the running theme in every country and culture was sacrificed.

Yoko Ono | money quotes

Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.

Yoko Ono | morning quotes

Healing yourself is connected with healing others.

Yoko Ono | movingon quotes

I just go with the flow so any style can be in my music - that makes it exciting.

Yoko Ono | music quotes

All my concerts had no sounds in them they were completely silent. People had to make up their own music in their minds!

Yoko Ono | music quotes

Distance doesn't exist in fact and neither does time. Vibrations from love or music can be felt everywhere at all times.

Yoko Ono | music quotes

Controversy is part of the nature of art and creativity.

Yoko Ono | nature quotes

But only art and music have the power to bring peace.

Yoko Ono | peace quotes

Remember each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace and the message will spread quicker than you think.

Yoko Ono | peace quotes

I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger I can turn that negative energy into something positive.

Yoko Ono | positive quotes

Is truth always positive? Of course. Once the truth comes out you know it's all right. We're scared that if the truth comes out that it's not all right. It's the other way around.

Yoko Ono | positive quotes

Remember each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace and the message will spread quicker than you think.

Yoko Ono | power quotes

What the Beatles did was something incredible it was more than what a band could do. We have to give them respect.

Yoko Ono | respect quotes

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

Yoko Ono | sad quotes

Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.

Yoko Ono | smile quotes

Artists are going to be the metronome of this society.

Yoko Ono | society quotes

The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional society and freeing ourselves.

Yoko Ono | society quotes

Events are the best teacher for us. You try to learn from people there is always some bend to it.

Yoko Ono | teacher quotes

I trust myself. You need that to survive.

Yoko Ono | trust quotes

When you go to war both sides lose totally.

Yoko Ono | war quotes

War is over if you want it.

Yoko Ono | war quotes

Interactions between fathers and children are the starting point of education.

Yoshihiko Noda | education quotes

I hope to attend it as Japan needs to tell the world the lessons knowledge and reflections learned from the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

Yoshihiko Noda | knowledge quotes

Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup but the tea.

Yoshio Taniguchi | architecture quotes

Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup but the tea.

Yoshio Taniguchi | hope quotes

India and Japan should develop a complementary relationship in information technology.

Yoshiro Mori | technology quotes

The people I used to have around me from Nashville was showing love to the Cash Money clique on the strength of Buck trying to make it making sure Buck gets to where he gots to go.

Young Buck | strength quotes

Music is all about leadership and there ain't really a lot of leaders.

Young Jeezy | leadership quotes

Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.

Yousef Munayyer | fear quotes

Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.

Yousef Munayyer | great quotes

Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.

Yousef Munayyer | leadership quotes

Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.

Yousef Munayyer | respect quotes

In the West you have always associated the Islamic faith 100 percent with Arab culture. This in itself is a fundamentalist attitude and it is mistaken.

Youssou N'Dour | attitude quotes

In the West you have always associated the Islamic faith 100 percent with Arab culture. This in itself is a fundamentalist attitude and it is mistaken.

Youssou N'Dour | faith quotes

I think people should know more of Africa in terms of its joie de vivre its feeling for life. In spite of the images that one knows about Africa - the economic poverty the corruption - there's a joy to living and a happiness in community living together in community life which may be missing here in America.

Youssou N'Dour | happiness quotes

Politics is politics art is art. If you play a political role you have to stop being an artist.

Youssou N'Dour | politics quotes

In politics sometimes you have to lie or you make a promise that you cannot keep.

Youssou N'Dour | politics quotes

Islam is a peaceful religion.

Youssou N'Dour | religion quotes

I'm a modern Muslim. I pray and if I have a question I ask someone who is more educated in the religion than me.

Youssou N'Dour | religion quotes

I think that Sufism fits all over the world. The concept is not anything that fits standard Western ideas - it's always related to culture to music to religion. It is a dominant religion in Senegal.

Youssou N'Dour | religion quotes

I respect music I do. I love it.

Youssou N'Dour | respect quotes

My father used to tell me about how musicians don't have respect from people and he was afraid about my future.

Youssou N'Dour | respect quotes

I look at my people and I look at those who control them - the political elite. And the sad thing is that the elites are just not interested in the welfare of the people.

Youssou N'Dour | sad quotes

Travel teaches as much as books.

Youssou N'Dour | travel quotes

I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.

Yousuf Karsh | alone quotes

There is a brief moment when all there is in a man's mind and soul and spirit is reflected through his eyes his hands his attitude. This is the moment to record.

Yousuf Karsh | attitude quotes

I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.

Yousuf Karsh | great quotes

I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.

Yousuf Karsh | men quotes

We need to become good citizens in the global village instead of competing. What are we competing for - to drive more cars eat more steaks? That will destroy the world.

Yuan T Lee | car quotes

I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design not the primary goal in design.

Yukihiro Matsumoto | design quotes

Actually I didn't make the claim that Ruby follows the principle of least surprise. Someone felt the design of Ruby follows that philosophy so they started saying that. I didn't bring that up actually.

Yukihiro Matsumoto | design quotes

By means of microscopic observation and astronomical projection the lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe and an agent whereby we may perceive Truth.

Yukio Mishima | truth quotes

Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart they can get it by being dumb.

Yul Brynner | men quotes

Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart they can get it by being dumb.

Yul Brynner | women quotes

When I was a child it was very clear what I was allowed to see and what I was not allowed to see and there was no discussion or option or negotiation. Whatever my mom said that's what went down.

Yul Vazquez | mom quotes

I know the Russian political elite has got used to the Ukraine suffering from an inferiority complex but I want this to disappear from our relationship.

Yulia Tymoshenko | relationship quotes

A heart makes a good home for the friend.

Yunus Emre | home quotes

Science is one of a handful of things that defines us as a very special species. It is amazing how far we have been able to get and how accurate our predictions are. I think understanding how the universe was born is very important. It really gives us a perspective on many things.

Yuri Milner | amazing quotes

I must analyze from what I do now what will be the impact two or three or five years in the future. What is the statement I want to make?

Yuri Milner | future quotes

Facebook now is mostly about people you know. In the future it could be about people you know less but are more important.

Yuri Milner | future quotes

Facebook is at the forefront. It's the company that can fundamentally change the way information is being exchanged and processed. It can be the basis for artificial intelligence to develop over time.

Yuri Milner | intelligence quotes

There is huge demand for artificial intelligence technologies.

Yuri Milner | intelligence quotes

Science is one of a handful of things that defines us as a very special species. It is amazing how far we have been able to get and how accurate our predictions are. I think understanding how the universe was born is very important. It really gives us a perspective on many things.

Yuri Milner | science quotes

I think top scientists need to be compensated at a different scale in society. Somebody with experience will tell you that true scientists are not motivated by money - they are motivated by the quest itself. That is true. But I think an additional recognition will not hurt.

Yuri Milner | society quotes

You have to travel globally today to know what's going on and maintain an edge.

Yuri Milner | travel quotes

You know among people who kind of travel a lot and have exposure to the United States and some other countries they do have accounts but you know Russia is not exactly the place with multiple language skills so local networks kind of have an edge.

Yuri Milner | travel quotes

When the soul looks out of its body it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind in order to move to a higher place.

Yusef Lateef | beauty quotes

I'm so secluded. Very alone.

Yves Saint Laurent | alone quotes

I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes the famous and the unknown who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy.

Yves Saint Laurent | famous quotes

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular the most practical the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression modesty sex appeal simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

Yves Saint Laurent | hope quotes

I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature and it should be displaced. Failing that I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources.

Yvon Chouinard | nature quotes

Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around you realize we are destroying this planet.

Yvon Chouinard | travel quotes

Everybody in their own imagination decides what scary is.

Yvonne Craig | imagination quotes

I remember being at Greenblatt's on Sunset and some guy just walked straight up to me and he had some bling on and whatever and said something about a party down in Malibu and asked if I would jump in his car and go to the party. All I could think was 'Who are you? I don't know you and I don't care about how good your car is.'

Yvonne Strahovski | car quotes

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