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Closest Quotes

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Nature will bear the closest inspection.
She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf,
and take an insect view of its plain.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Love begins by taking care of the closest ones -
the ones at home.
- Mother Teresa

I think this is what hooks one to gardening:
it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.
- Phyllis Theroux

The print on canvas is the closest to the original work.
I personally sign them as well.
- Dwayne Hickman

 

Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work.
It is pure joy that I offer you.
Look at my sculptures until you see them.
Those closest to God have seen them.
- Constantin Brancusi

Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell
any of us will know on this earth.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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That happens every time I get behind a guitar,
regardless of what I'm saying, 'cause music is freedom
and being free is the closest I've ever felt to being spiritual.
- Ben Harper

I have lost someone I loved as a brother,
as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being.
We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see.
- Jack Lemon

Beyond the Thunder is the closest I've recorded to an acoustic thing.
- Neil Schon

The only school that let me in was U.C.
Santa Cruz, which is where I went.
They didn't have a journalism program,
so I took sociology, which is the closest thing to journalism.
- David Talbot

Being a celebrity is probably the closest to being
a beautiful woman as you can get.
- Kevin Costner

When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do
is to turn back to the study of nature before launching
once again into the subjects closest to heart.
- Raoul Dufy

Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines.
It's the closest you can come to being a bird.
- Neil Armstrong

It is very hard to separate one's self from a character.
Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding.
- Halle Berry

No departure from the truth of nature shall be discovered by the closest scrutiny.
- Henry Peach Robinson

The closest I ever came to getting married was just
before I started singing.
In fact, my first record saved my neck.
- Elvis Presley

All writers of the Chaldaean period associate monotheism
in the closest way with unity of worship.
- Julius Wellhausen

Grissom is pretty asexual.
He's not that interested in anything other than work -
except for Lady Heather.
She's the closest to getting his heart of anyone.
- William Petersen

A terrible thing about getting oldish is that your friends start dying,
and in the last ten years I have lost seven or eight of my closest.
- Norman MacCaig

I was never OJ's closest pal, and the media would say that over and over,
but I wasn't his enemy either.
- Kato Kaelin

To be a part of a championship team,
I'm excited...
This is the closest I've ever been to a championship.
I'm looking forward to the challenge of helping this team repeat.
- Michael Finley

It's true what people say - that actors are the closest
thing there is to children.
They play.
- Nastassja Kinski

People drain me, even the closest of friends,
and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
- Margaret Cho

My closest friend is canine.
I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors.
- Judd Nelson

Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
- Norman Mailer

Closest to the truth are those who deal lightly with
it because they know it is inexhaustible.
- Golo Mann

Because artists can be extremely eccentric and insane,
and unfortunately, the people they hurt the most are
the people that are closest to them.
- Maynard James Keenan

We have the notion that we exist but we have no way to prove it.
'I am' is the closest foundation we can get.
- Stan Brakhage

There are few men more superstitious than soldiers.
They are, after all, the men who live closest to death.
- Mary Stewart

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
- Karl Barth

You have to open your mind.
I like the ability to express myself in a deep way.
It's the closest music to our humanity -
it's like a folk music that rises up out of a culture.
- Sonny Terry

The closest thing to a law of nature in business is
that form has an affinity for expense,
while substance has an affinity for income.
- Dee Hock

Kurt and I weren't the closest of friends,
but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death.
For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.
- Layne Staley

Yachts are the closest a commoner can get to sovereignty.
- Charles Simonyi

So my degree was in political science,
which I think was - the closest I could come to marketing is politics.
- Steve Case

So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies,
including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent
need for this military action against Iraq.
- Paul Cellucci

Both of these branches of evolutionary science,
are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection;
this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws
of heredity and adaptation.
- Ernst Haeckel

The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Even my closest friend said I was finished,
but I think I may be a little different from the others.
- Namie Amuro

Final Destination was the closest thing I've done to
a teen movie but it certainly had an edge to it.
- Devon Sawa

Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
- Victor Borge

I not only lived physically away from my native land,
but the values and critical judgments of those closest
to me became stranger and stranger.
- Juan Goytisolo

The only ones I trust really are my Mum and Dad and
those who are closest to me.
- Katie Price

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death
should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
- George Carlin

I always have the feeling in these low states that
something good is about to happen.
That's when I feel the fullest, the rawest,
the closest to myself.
- Nastassja Kinski

Our friends have nothing to do with the business.
Some of our closest friends in Florida are not stars.
- Kelly Preston

I think they called me the closest thing to a God of the Internet.
- Jon Postel

It was the closest to purgatory that I've ever experienced while I've been living.
- Dave Thomas

Alexander Hamilton started the U.S.
Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our
country has ever been to being even.
- Will Rogers

And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater,
and a lot of my closest friends are not actors,
but in the other end of the business.
- Rene Auberjonois

Once the realization is accepted that even between
the closest human beings infinite distances continue,
a wonderful living side by side can grow,
if they succeed in loving the distance between them
which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

No one has a closest friend in Hollywood.
- Sheilah Graham

I always like whatever I did most recently.
It's the closest to who I am at the moment.
- Ayumi Hamasaki

If one thing that bothers me about acting,
it's that there's no clear-cut number one.
The closest you can get is winning an Academy Award,
and I'm going to work on that if it takes me the next 50 years.
To my peers, it will mean that I'm the best!
- Dana Hill

A reflection of an exact image is the closest thing
to you-so that you can see it-but it's far enough away
so that you really understand it.
There is real life in this movie, but it hovers just an inch above reality.
- Wes Bentley

It is also very engaging - and a delight -
to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can,
which is not only my old home, but also where some
of my closest friends and collaborators live and work.
- Amartya Sen

Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as
we wage the War on Terror.
We do know that we can count on the strong support
from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning
this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for
all peoples throughout the world.
- Kit Bond

Well, my closest friends are still the ones that I went to school with,
but it's nice to go to work, at the studios,
and have people there that you're willing to talk to
and have a good conversation with.
- Tom Felton

The one thing that's closest to my story is the thing
about trying out for the juvenile delinquent role and getting it.
That was the start of my acting career...
which I've resumed, by the way.
- Paul Mazursky

I grew up in New Hampshire.
My closest neighbor was a mile away.
The deer and the raccoons were my friends.
So I would spend time walking through the woods,
looking for the most beautiful tropical thing that
can survive the winter in the woods in New Hampshire.
- Steven Tyler

America has lost the moral high ground with the rest of the world,
and we have fewer allies as a result.
President Bush and his administration have undermined
the war on terror by using tactics outlawed by international
treaty and condemned by even our closest friends.
- John Olver

I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child,
and children who are victims of neglect,
abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy.
They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.
- Kenny Guinn

I try to find what is closest to me in the character.
There's many sides to personality, but it's a matter of,
do you entertain those specific areas of your personality,
or are you afraid to entertain them?
- Corin Nemec

Throughout my political career, I've believed in the concept of home rule.
Some call it local control.
Whichever phrase you use, the concept is the same -
the best decisions are those made closest to those
who will be impacted by the decisions.
- Linda Lingle

There are lots of things which I would love to tell him,
but in some way, I also feel that I lost the person closest to me.
And I got a second chance to live.
So in a way I feel that I live for both of us...
and I will do my best.
- Petra Nemcova

Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know
how difficult is the burden of this responsibility;
how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions
must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany.
- Hjalmar Schacht

What I can't quite see at this stage is that the evidence,
even to the president, seems to be that clear.
And if it is that clear, I can't understand why we
are not capable of convincing our closest allies that given that evidence,
they ought to join us in this effort.
- Lawrence Eagleburger

The closest fires were near enough for us to hear the
crackling flames and the yells of firemen.
Little fires grew into big ones even as we watched.
Big ones died down under the firemen's valor only to break out again later.
- Ernie Pyle

Well, I had a small degree, that little infection of
skepticism about America which resides in the minds
of even America's closest friends.
That America can't be quite as good as it says it is.
And why does it need so relentlessly to keep saying how good it is?
- Robert MacNeil

I think my family and closest friends are learning
about my need to withdraw,
and I am learning how to restore and store my energy
to both serve the community to the best of my ability
and to serve my writer's heart.
- Sandra Cisneros


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