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I fed my ego, but not my soul. ...
by Yakov Smirnoff

I fed my ego, but not my soul.
- Yakov Smirnoff

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

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
- Yakov Smirnoff

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

 

Balance is so important in our lives.
In our busy world, we can give ourselves balance between thinking and feeling.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Never having alone time is real tough on people.
- Yakov Smirnoff

It's kind of bittersweet.
The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act,
but by the size of the heart.
- Yakov Smirnoff

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I believe that laughter is a language of God and that
we can all live happily ever laughter.
- Yakov Smirnoff

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

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

Everybody laughs the same in every language because
laughter is a universal connection.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment
is seven years in prison,
locked up with the other men.
There is a three year waiting list.
- Yakov Smirnoff

We have a choice - we can both think and feel,
using our heads and our hearts.
- Yakov Smirnoff

The ad in the paper said 'Big Sale.
Last Week.' Why advertise? I already missed it.
They're just rubbing it in.
- Yakov Smirnoff

When the needs of one person are being met by the other,
there is laughter.
- Yakov Smirnoff

In Russia we only had two TV channels.
Channel One was propaganda.
Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you:
Turn back at once to Channel One.
- Yakov Smirnoff

I believe there is a direct correlation between love and laughter.
- Yakov Smirnoff

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

If love is the treasure, laughter is the key.
- Yakov Smirnoff

In today's society we sometimes forget to balance our hearts and our heads;
this is the reason we stop laughing.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

You couldn't have fed the '50s into a computer and come out with the '60s.
- Paul Kantner

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

If you want total security, go to prison.
There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on.
The only thing lacking... is freedom.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
- George McGovern

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
- Mark Twain

If you look at the human condition today,
not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care,
or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life.
- Ralph Merkle

I find that principles have no real force
except when one is well fed.
- Mark Twain

The Fed chairmanship is not the kind of job where you
want to surprise everyone with your choice of a total unknown.
You don't want to surprise Wall Street.
- David Jones

I think I was immediately fed, so food became a very
important part of my life.
- Dom DeLuise

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.
- Homer

Lest when I am gone you may be at a loss for an epitaph for me,
let me give you one - He Fed Fevers.
- Robert James Graves

It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear,
but the pale and the hungry-looking.
- Julius Caesar

Well, we're just now seeing the reductions in mortgage rates.
The mortgage rates are based on the ten-year rate and
the Fed controls the overnight or the shorter rates.
- Franklin Raines

To be honest with you, I get a little fed up with actors
who act crazy to make themselves more interesting.
- George Eads

Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed;
the only animal that is never satisfied.
- Henry George

I got fed up with being in bands.
I spent a couple of years touring the country in a smoked filled band,
doing lots of drugs and being really unhealthy.
- Cliff Martinez

I fed them every day.
So it was a papa that kept food on the table for them.
I did that.
I did my part.
- Joseph Jackson

Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.
- Pearl S. Buck

I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me.
It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable
and well fed while all around you people are starving.
- Sylvia Pankhurst

I am fed up with a system which busts the pot smoker
and lets the big dope racketeer go free.
- George McGovern

My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend.
- Rodney Dangerfield

We cast away priceless time in dreams,
born of imagination, fed upon illusion,
and put to death by reality.
- Judy Garland

Our bodies are machines and have to be functional,
and to do that they have to be fed properly.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

There hasn't been this much excitement since the Romans
fed the Christians to the Lions.
- Sid Waddell

I got too fed up with films that didn't make you think.
I liked the idea of one that you'd have to be dancing around with.
I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film.
- Guy Ritchie

My nomadic childhood dramatically fed my eventual decision to be an actor,
but not in the way you might think.
- Josh Lucas

This profession has fed me creatively and allowed me
to have a home life and a private life.
- Julia Barr

I am fed up with men who use sex like a sleeping pill.
- Toni Braxton

Now, wages in the automobile industry are made up of two components,
what we call base rates and the cost of living factor
which is fed in by the operation of the escalator.
- Leonard Woodcock

Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing -
and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while,
shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.
- Paul A. Volcker

Of course I've already taken a very modest position on the monetary system,
I do take the position that we should just end the Fed.
- Ron Paul

And, in some ways I like traveling, in other ways I'm
sort of fed up by the whole notion.
- Joe Sacco

There's something missing in the music industry today...
and it's music.
Songs you hear don't last, it's just product fed to you by the industry.
- Jimmy Buffett

The wretch who digs the mine for bread,
or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued
than that decreed to him who cannot think or read.
- Hannah More

I'm not at all fed up with British films,
but I am fed up with playing upper-class people.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I was often very, incredibly naughty,
and if I didn't come home at tea time I used to be
sent to bed without any dinner.
But people used to bring me things: I was better fed in bed.
- Diane Cilento

The first duty of a state is to see that every child
born therein shall be well housed,
clothed, fed and educated till it attains years of discretion.
- John Ruskin

Like you, I'm fed up with business as usual in Washington.
Send me to Congress, and I won't tweak our broken system.
I'll shut it down.
- Francine Busby

The Fed has the ability to put money out,
it's got the ability to take money back in,
and if they don't do that, we will have hyperinflation
worse than we had in 1980 and 1981.
- Chuck Grassley

Gone are the days when reality fed the feminist movement.
- Tammy Bruce

There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they
were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see,
and there were no settlers.
Only Indians lived there.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

I enlisted when I was a boy.
The Navy looked after me like my mother.
It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities.
- Tony Curtis

The culture of the chairmanship is to be the dominant voice in the Fed.
If you have a weak chairman...
the markets could be very unsettled.
- David Jones

I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale,
drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.
- George Farquhar

Well, probably I was fed up with concrete poetry.
There was a lot of bad concrete poetry and besides,
it was confused with visual poetry which was completely different.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

I saw a limit to what I was giving as kind of a scam
I was running on the KGB,
by giving them people that I knew were their double agents fed to us.
- Aldrich Ames

It's true, I did a lot of great movies,
and I'm happy.
It was what it was, and now I think all of that has fed into where I am now,
and I think it has taught me a lot.
- Faye Dunaway

So mightiest powers buy deepest calms are fed,
And sleep, how oft, in things that gentlest be!
- Barry Cornwall

At the present moment the people of England are only three-quarters fed,
and the result of this improvement in the export of
our manufactures would be,
that they would be entirely fed.
- Joseph Hume


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