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As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth,
by Adolph Green

As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth,
represent truth, or else it won't last.
- Adolph Green

I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater.
It was Judy Holliday.
She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard,
which still exists today.
- Adolph Green

We've managed to keep a spirit of fun,
I guess, of urban satire and finding new and odd interesting
angles to the ways of life to put on the stage.
- Adolph Green

It never became an act in the sense of an act.
It was always, no matter where we worked,
little revues.
- Adolph Green

 

We had a certain kind of really big prestige among,
I suppose not just intellectual folk,
but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
- Adolph Green

It's unfortunate we've never been just songwriters.
- Adolph Green

You have to transmit to them what it's like being in the theater.
And it has to come from somewhere inside you and not
by being like what somebody did last year.
- Adolph Green

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The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The main goal of the future is to stop violence.
The world is addicted to it.
- Bill Cosby

I am not naturally that thin, so I had to go through
everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting.
Those were my main ways of controlling my weight.
- Carre Otis

The main facts in human life are five:
birth,
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster

The main thing experience has taught me is that one
has to sort of hone their relationship to time,
you know.
- John Frusciante

A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need,
and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life.
Ideas are any man's greatest asset.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

These are all elements, but the main thing we can do
in the Middle East is encourage the reformist elements.
- Frank Carlucci

There is still a lot of misinformation being spread
about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act.
The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act.
- Anne Campbell

The main professional responsibility of a person in business is business.
- Lee R. Raymond

My main mistake was to have made an ancient people
advance by forced marches toward independence,
health, culture, affluence, comfort.
- Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

The Internet feeds off the main press,
and the main press feeds off the Internet.
They're working in tandem.
- Matt Drudge

The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments,
and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail,
and to be seen to fail.
- Conor Cruise O'Brien

The main force used in the evolving world of humanity
has hitherto been applied in the form of war.
- Arthur Keith

I think the main thing, don't you, is to keep the show on the road.
- Elizabeth Bowen

That's my main flaw: I always think authority figures
or my boss is going to think something I do is funny.
And usually they don't.
- Jimmy Kimmel

I want to say 90% of stuff out there is just crap that got made.
The main point is that it got produced.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

You have to remember that I played longer than anybody else on the main tour;
I played until I was 40,
and then played another six years or so on the seniors tour.
- Jimmy Connors

One of the main points about travelling is to develop
in us a feeling of solidarity,
of that oneness without which no better world is possible.
- Ella Maillart

Above all, TRIBES is fun, and even kind of sexy...
in that every round features an Opportunity for Reproduction,
which is the main aim of the game, as it is in most of Nature.
- David Brin

Aggression, the writer's main source of energy.
- Ted Solotaroff

One of the main things I do is focus on ideas and what
stories we decide to tell,
but probably the biggest part of my job I'd say is
working on the storyboards.
- Craig McCracken

The main essentials of a successful prime minister
are sleep and a sense of history.
- Harold Wilson

The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other
animals is the means of his support-the power which
he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.
- Thomas Malthus

The main problem was a pacing problem.
I had wanted the project to be about 20-30 issues,
and I should have written it out as a full script beforehand.
- Chester Brown

It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey:
the main thing is to keep to the faith,
to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire,
to weep and press on.
- Mary Richards

Fear is the main factor in Arab politics...
There is no Arab who is not harmed by Jews' entry into Palestine.
- Moshe Sharett

The main failure of education is that it has not prepared
people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
- Norman Cousins

Fear is the main source of superstition,
and one of the main sources of cruelty.
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
- Bertrand Russell

Esso has been the main one in America spreading the
disinformation that there is no global warming problem.
- James Lovelock

The extras are a nice bonus feature,
but the main incentive is the musical experience.
- Aaron Neville

Each of us seems to have a main focus,
a particular idea of practicality - a concept of 'what
we want out of life' against which we judge our experiences.
- Jane Roberts

Letting go of things and not being afraid of being
ridiculous or over the top -
I think that's the main thing for me to work on.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

Composers, like authors, have a lot in common.
Our main goal is to connect with the listener emotionally.
- Ken Hill

The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson's on the main drag into maturity.
- Paul Theroux

But I'm more interested in why people are frightened
by Jaws and why Jaws was such a hit than saying Spielberg's my main influence.
- Damien Hirst

This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to
it is to know when to die.
- Will Rogers

Some of us are like a shovel brigade that follow a
parade down Main Street cleaning up.
- Donald T. Regan

The main business of religions is to purify,
control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive
taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Behind a leader there must be followers,
but they should always be on the lookout for the main
chance and ready to change sides if the current leader doesn't deliver.
- Mary Douglas

The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools
of as many men as possible.
- Bernard Baruch

Spirituality was the main issue.
Connection with God was the main issue.
- Daniel Berrigan

My hobby is gardening, I love it, it's my main hobby.
I like being at home and I'm very happy being in my house,
I love cooking.
- Susan Hampshire

But the main things about a man are his eyes and his feet.
He should be able to see the world and go after it.
- Alfred Doblin

It's always hard to predict what's coming up next.
My main guess is that content creators will increasingly
start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
- Bram Cohen

Human behavior flows from three main sources:
desire,
emotion, and knowledge.
- Plato

The main thing is that this band keeps going.
- Jerry Only

John's time and effort were, in the main,
spent on pretty honorable stuff.
As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect,
nobody's Jesus.
And look what they did to him.
- Paul McCartney

But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement,
and depends for its growth on a people's entry into
the main current of world-events.
- Muhammed Iqbal

How do you make any sense of history,
art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography
of your own culture and all the world's main religions?
- Polly Toynbee

In the mid-'60s in Berkeley, the theory of measure
spaces of economic agents became one of my main interests.
- Gerard Debreu

Incongruity, they say, is one of the main ingredients of humor.
Maybe it's because everybody can feel superior to me.
I honestly don't know.
- Emmett Kelly

My main focus is on my game.
- Tiger Woods

Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals.
Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art.
The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes.
- John Ford

I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary
language in our private thoughts is one of the main
obstacles to progress in philosophy.
- Bertrand Russell

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven,
which was the main teaching of Jesus,
is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines
that ever stirred and changed human thought.
- H. G. Wells

Essentially my contribution was to introduce repetition
into Western music as the main ingredient without any melody over it,
without anything just repeated patterns,
musical patterns.
- Terry Riley

We wanted to make sure that the film covered the main issues of his life.
Musicianship, appearance.
- Martin Bashir

I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment -
but you have to be positive.
- Jean Alesi


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