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The West remains obsessed by the caste system. ...
by Francois Gautier

The West remains obsessed by the caste system.
- Francois Gautier

I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up
so many different areas of Indian life.
- Francois Gautier

Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement
of my being in this country for 30 years.
My roots are very much in this country,
even though I remain a Westerner.
- Francois Gautier

I have no intention of going back to France,
except for yearly visits to meet my family.
- Francois Gautier

 

I was born in Paris in 1950.
I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I
never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early.
- Francois Gautier

I started writing and photographing for different publications
and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia,
for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve,
which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe.
- Francois Gautier

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

A broken bone can heal, but the wound
a word opens can fester forever.
- Jessamyn West

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking
only to learn that it is God shaking them.
- Charles West

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.
- Mae West

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West.
- James Norman Hall

Whether or not all this came to pass in an East African ditch,
I wouldn't like to say.
Perhaps it happened in North Africa or further west,
but Africa was definitely the place.
- Richard Leakey

I have a West Coast rhythm section and a New York rhythm section.
I've got them spread out all over the place.
- Marian McPartland

I have heard something said about allegiance to the South.
I know no South, no North, no East, no West,
to which I owe any allegiance.
- Henry Clay

I made the film to bring the story of Islam,
the story of 700 million of people, to the West.
- Moustapha Akkad

There are alternate definitions of manhood in the West.
- Frank Dobson

I've thought about doing other dramatic roles besides westerns,
but I grew up in the West and I know the West.
- Ken Curtis

Like they said about The West Wing, you can't do a
show about Washington until you can.
- Josh Schwartz

I'm so much more of an East Coast girl than a West Coast girl.
- Lexa Doig

We are deeply conscious of the fact that our north
and west must be developed.
- Lionel K. Murphy

You know how you smoke out a sniper? You send a guy out in the open,
and you see if he gets shot.
They thought that one up at West Point.
- Samuel Fuller

The United States dollar took another pounding on German,
French and British exchanges this morning,
hitting the lowest point ever known in West Germany.
- Gordon Sinclair

Suckle was the first West Indian DJ and he had this
fantastic source of music.
- Georgie Fame

We in the west are seen as godless, as greedy and as
uncaring about the suffering of those in the developing world.
- Silvia Cartwright

It was the highlight of my life being in the Mae West show,
because I saw and did things I never had before.
- Joe Gold

And so by the fifteenth century, on October 8,
the Europeans were looking for a new place to try to get to,
and they came up with a new concept:
the West.
- Dave Barry

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day -
and another, in case it doesn't rain.
- Mae West

In the West, you take people at their word.
- Ken Salazar

The West Wing seems to be feeding the myth about how
presidential politics are.
- William Devane

As a West Side kid fooling around with boxing gloves,
I had been, for some reason of temperament,
more interested in dodging a blow than in striking one.
- Gene Tunney

Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.
- Rebecca West

Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time
the words of Native people from the West.
- Dennis Banks

I am less disposed to think of a West Point education
as requisite for this business than I was at first.
Good sense and energy are the qualities required.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

But the weakness comes from these Westernised co-opted
Muslim leaders who just want to look good in the eyes
of the West and Western media.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

I grew up in the West, grew up on the land,
was educated as a geologist.
And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing.
- Bruce Babbitt

I want to get back to my fighting weight of 98 pounds.
I have the exact measurements of that guy from the movie,
Powder.
Right now, I am the reigning West Coast Powder.
- David Spade

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

America has the longest prison sentences in the West,
yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.
- Bruce Jackson

The U.S.
should support the historic Gaza withdrawal as a first
step toward a final settlement:
a permanent Palestinian state in Gaza and nearly all of the West Bank.
- Lee H. Hamilton

It became a metaphor for the lives of the people in
this film and for the Old West,
for the abandonment that occurred in the early part of the 20th century.
- Dwight Yoakam

The revival of Islam dates from the early years of the 20th century.
It was brought about by their humiliation,
by their sense of how low they'd fallen compared with the West.
- John Keegan

The hatred Muslim extremists feel against the West
feeds on certain conflicts in the world.
- Otto Schily

If you want to go east, don't go west.
- Ramakrishna

If you're into architecture and you're from the West,
everything is hors d'oeuvres for working to rebuild the Temple.
Ultimately you're led there.
You can't escape it.
- Ben Nicholson

I have therefore concluded to apply for the privilege
of becoming a Cadet at West Point.
- George Stoneman

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

I really don't want to portray the Islamists as simply evil,
the way it's often done in the west.
- Orhan Pamuk

Canada is like an old cow.
The West feeds it.
Ontario and Quebec milk it.
And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes.
- Tommy Douglas

You know in the West they support realistic forces.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

I have become a queer mixture of the East and the West,
out of place everywhere, at home nowhere.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

East is East, and West is San Francisco,
according to Californians.
Californians are a race of people; they are not merely inhabitants of a State.
- O. Henry

One of the elements in the film that really fascinated
me was not to look at the world in bi-polar terms of
us vs them or east vs west,
which was a by-product of the Cold War.
- Kathryn Bigelow

I never worry about diets.
The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
- Mae West

God tipped the country and all the fruits and nuts rolled west.
- Mike Royko

If I'm going east and west, nothing's happening.
- Jamal Lewis

In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country.
In the West the land was level, and there were no trees.
The grass grew thick and high.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

In 1920, the West ruled huge amounts of the world.
- Samuel P. Huntington

The Odyssey is, indeed, one of the greatest of all stories,
it is the original romance of the West;
but the Iliad,
though a magnificent poem, is not much of a story.
- George Saintsbury

Don't marry a man to reform him -
that's what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

But the West of the old times, with its strong characters,
its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness,
can never be blotted from my mind.
- Buffalo Bill

My wife was delighted with the home I had given her
amid the prairies of the far west.
- Buffalo Bill

When I try to get work in the US all they say is that I need to lose weight -
but I bet they never said that to Mae West.
- Charlotte Church

Only a free West can help the prisoners of today's left-
and right-wing dictatorships.
- Barbara Amiel

I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented
by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West,
you have some relationship to the Bible if only through
the names of the characters.
- Anita Diament

In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads
to usefulness as well as distinction.
- John George Nicolay

You know, North Korea situation is far worse than East Germany,
and South Korea is weaker than West Germany.
- Kim Dae Jung


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