Quotes with special
One of the problems has to do with the speed of light and the difficulties involved in trying to exceed it. You can't. Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Mostly Harmless (1992)
Any great work of art ... revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world — the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.
Interview in Vogue (December 1958)
[The Second Amendment] has been the subject of one of the greatest pieces of fraud, I repeat the word 'fraud,' on the American public by special interest groups that I have ever seen in my lifetime.
Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court spoke about the National Rifle Association's changed stance on gun control at The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, December 16, 1991.
America’s special strength lies not in frightening the weak and challenging the strong, but in strengthening the weak and illumining the strong.
As long as we look to legislation to cure poverty or to abolish special privilege we are going to see poverty spread and special privilege grow.
My Life and Work
Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice, it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it.
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Writing can be a very solitary business. It's you sat at a desk typing words into a computer. It can get lonely sometimes and lots of writers live quite isolated lives. Even when they're with other people they're in their own little worlds. I'm fortunate in that I'm a lecturer too and this gets me out and about and away from the computer. I also have loads of friends all around the world, plus a core group of special people in my life that I can lean on, chat to, or just hang with. My family and loved ones are also a great antidote to this. They're incredibly important to me and I count myself a lucky man because of them.
Interview, Summer 2003. Retrieved from http://www.shadow-writer.co.uk/interv4.html on May 20, 2013.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
When you have 60,000 people chanting your name, waiting for you to throw the ball, you have to consider yourself someone special, someone that really has a purpose out there.
After pitching in Game 2 of the World Series in Yankee Stadium, October 29, 2009
Evil things come from a special kind of demented world that only Eurocentric males are capable of imagining. Male dominated religions are capable of addressing evil because that's what they want to do, so they do it.
Interview with Linda Brookover, March 11, 1996.
Liberty is not license...[the scholar must) stick to his special field of competence and always give supporting evidence for his views. But within that framework he has not only the right but the obligation to state his convictions, however improbable or objectionable others may find them.
I don't see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers.
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer... Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?
Calvin & Hobbes
Human imagination has given us powers unlike anything in the past. Our immediate challenge is to deal with the consequences of human imagination, and to use this special gift of the human species on behalf of all life.
Imagine: What America Could Be in the 21st Century (2000)
The power of a bold idea uttered publicly in defiance of dominant opinion cannot be easily measured. Those special people who speak out in such a way as to shake up not only the self-assurance of their enemies, but the complacency of their friends, are precious catalysts for change.
You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
He's not "abnormal", he's special.
House, Distractions. By Dr. Gregory House.