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I would have tested the furniture if they'd asked me. ...
by Karen Morley

I would have tested the furniture if they'd asked me.
- Karen Morley

Ford made some of the most progressive pictures.
- Karen Morley

And I spoke out on women's rights, like equal pay for equal work.
- Karen Morley

From that time on, I always had the studios on my neck.
- Karen Morley

 

I did Our Daily Bread for King and that made me popular in the Soviet Union;
King was amused by that.
- Karen Morley

I became a Communist because I fell in love with a
man who was a Red and entered the Army to take care of the Fascists,
and I knew it would please him if I became one.
- Karen Morley

It was all men, and there I was prancing around in
gowns that barely got past the censors.
- Karen Morley

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I don't like giving speeches - I enjoy sitting on my rump.
- Karen Morley

I was blacklisted because of this activity,
so I'm not a typical anything.
- Karen Morley

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A faith that hasn't been tested can't be trusted.
- Adrian Rogers

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

To be tested is good.
The challenged life may be the best therapist.
- Gail Sheehy

Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence
you have not already tested.
- Elizabeth I

Philosophy is tested and characterised by the way in
which it appropriates its history.
- Karl Jaspers

According to the committee's findings,
a network of mobile missiles carrying the newest warheads
could be tested by China this year and deployed as early as 2002.
- Charles Foster Bass

The Constitution is never tested during times of tranquility;
it is during times of tension,
turmoil, tragedy, trauma, and terrorism that it is sorely tested.
- Mike Honda

I tested a lot of old cornbread recipes and most of
them were bland or tough.
- Jeremy Jackson

Every time I get tested, I ask questions about it,
and I watch how they do it.
- Tommy Chong

Remember, it's very simple to have an oven tested professionally,
and it only takes about five minutes.
- Delia Smith

When I tested for Billy Budd, I had that kind of confidence
that comes with the certainty that you're not going to get something.
I was very rough around the edges.
- Terence Stamp

So when you ask me how string theory might be tested,
I can tell you what's likely to happen at accelerators
or some parts of the theory that are likely to be tested.
- Edward Witten

When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were
so upset by her behavior,
they literally demanded her blood.
- Glenn Close

America is moving forward and gaining strength.
We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough,
resilient and resourceful nation.
- Bill Frist

I believe that social security should be a universal
retirement guarantee and not means tested.
- Steve Israel

We must encourage people to get educated,
to get tested, to get involved in the fight against AIDS.
- Gwen Moore

Researches tested a new form of medical marijuana that
treats pain but doesn't get the user high,
prompting patients who need medical marijuana to declare,
"Thank you?"
- Jimmy Fallon

The resolve of our great nation is being tested.
But make no mistake, we will show the world that we will pass the test.
- George W. Bush

Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested,
and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all.
This claim is rhetorical nonsense.
- Stephen Jay Gould

The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing.
I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago.
All through the sixties I tested everything.
- Bill Lee

You'll be tested every single day.
- John Ratzenberger

I tested for a couple of pilots, but they said I was too tall.
- Adam Baldwin

Faith given back to us after a night of doubt is a stronger thing,
and far more valuable to us than faith that has never been tested.
- Elizabeth Goudge

It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that
the native metal of man is tested.
- James Russell Lowell

The Negro, however, has been tested on an extensive scale.
- Ellsworth Huntington

I knew Jimmy Dean.
He tested for 'Battle Cry'.
Paul Newman tested for 'Battle Cry'.
I did nine tests to finally get that role.
- Tab Hunter

I was raised with those principals and values and ethics
that came out of the men and women that served.
But this generation doesn't quite know;
they haven't been tested.
- Jack Scalia

The world must be made safe for democracy.
Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
- Woodrow Wilson

Multiplicity was a movie that tested really well.
People seeing the movie really liked it,
but then the studio couldn't market it.
We opened on a weekend with nine other films.
- Harold Ramis

My faith, inasmuch as I have any, is more like a kind
of Joseph Campbell thing,
and even that frequently finds itself tested to oblivion in siren waters.
- David Knopfler

I tested the waters on producing a record,
but I'm more of a creative guy...
I can't get into minute details.
- Dee Snider

A terrorist network that believes a nation so tested
will fold under pressure of a few horrific acts may capture its attention,
but will not achieve its submission.
- Virginia Foxx

The hypothesis may be put forward, to be tested by
the s subsequent investigation,
that this development has been in large part a matter
of the reciprocal interaction of new factual insights
and knowledge on the one hand with changes in the theoretical system on the other.
- Talcott Parsons

With all the great products that are apparently out
there that are undetectable,
for me to take something like that...
when people take things that now aren't even being tested for,
does it make any sense?
- Rafael Palmeiro

Some writers would be kinder than others,
I'm sure.
Hopefully they might describe my techniques as a mixture
of tried and tested formulas -
if it aint broke don't fix it -
and unexpected twists.
- Paul Kane

If we want to make a statement about a man's nature
on the basis of his physiognomy,
we must take everything into account;
it is in his distress that a man is tested,
for then his nature is revealed.
- Paracelsus

Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes,
which they are tested on.
What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge,
the practical training.
- Harrison Salisbury

The professionalism of wire service reporters is constantly
being tested because reporters know that if they're
late or sloppy on a story,
it will show up because the competition is likely to
be not late and not sloppy.
- Bob Greene

There is no justifiable prediction about how the hypothesis
will hold up in the future;
its degree of corroboration simply is a historical
statement describing how severely the hypothesis has been tested in the past.
- Robert Nozick

The budget enforcement rules of the 1990s were an important
part of getting the budget back into balance.
It was done on a bipartisan basis.
Those pay-as-you-go rules were tested and they worked.
We are now in a one-party system, and we have thrown them out.
- Melissa Bean

The future is not Big Government.
Self-serving politicians.
Powerful bureaucrats.
This has been tried, tested throughout history.
The result has always been disaster.
President Obama, your agenda is not new.
It's not change, and it's not hope.
- Rush Limbaugh

After Richmond, we went to Dover and tested that week at Kentucky.
I was going to Dover and we had to get the trainer
to meet us at the airport.
I had to do some therapy on my ribs they hurt so bad.
- Sterling Marlin

The experience of democracy is like
the experience of life itself -
always changing, infinite in its variety,
sometimes turbulent
and all the more valuable
for having been tested by adversity.
- Jimmy Carter

When the motor was completed and tested,
we found that it would develop 16 horse power for a few seconds,
but that the power rapidly dropped till,
at the end of a minute, it was only 12 horse power.
- Orville Wright

I always liked the magic of poetry but now I'm just
starting to see behind the curtain of even the best poets,
how they've used, tried and tested craft to create the illusion.
Wonderful feeling of exhilaration to finally be there.
- David Knopfler

Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to
fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt.
All of us who are attempting to go around the world
in balloons are effectively flying in experimental
craft because these craft cannot be tested.
- Richard Branson

I am in the process of starting a nonprofit organization
that gives rescued animals a home in a simulated wild environment and,
for those who have been tested on, who are disabled,
aggressive, etc., their own space to live out their days.
- Casey Affleck

I am going to produce a movie of my own.
I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema.
I want to make a film for the present generation.
So there will be a lot of new faces in the film.
- Kabir Bedi

Immortality Device has been tested and researched by
medical researchers all over the world from time to time.
They email me and told me what they found.
I post their results sometimes on my site.
- Alex Chiu

Conventional dogmas, even if endowed with the authority of an Aristotle -
ancient or modern -
must be tested vigorously.
If they are found wanting, we need not bother with them.
But if they are found to be substantially correct,
we may not overlook them.
- Norman Lamm

Truth cannot be defined or tested by agreement with 'the world';
for not only do truths differ for different worlds
but the nature of agreement between a world apart from
it is notoriously nebulous.
- Nelson Goodman

What hadn't been realized in the literature until now
is that merely to describe how severely something has
been tested in the past itself embodies inductive assumptions,
even as a statement about the past.
- Robert Nozick

In the Bhagavad Gita, there is no long discussion,
nothing elaborate.
The main reason for this is that everything stated
in the Gita is meant to be tested in the life of every man;
it is intended to be verified in practice.
- Vinoba Bhave

I had a lot of success from the start.
I never really was tested for long periods of time.
I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college.
I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated.
- Denzel Washington

Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions,
and with key issues like equality and human rights,
will be tested because, obviously, there will be a
battle a day on these matters.
So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.
- Gerry Adams

I think on some level, that's a fear that exists in everybody,
that if we're tested, we won't make the courageous choice.
We won't make the decision that would make us heroic.
We make the decision that would reveal us to be all too human.
- Bruce Greenwood

On the other hand, one factor helps us that no other
liberation struggle in this region could count on -
our liberation front is characterized by relatively
highly developed class forces,
tested in political struggles.
- Joe Slovo

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber,
if he has common sense on the ground floor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic,
and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
- Arthur Conan Doyle


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