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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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I get most of my news from the Jon Stewart Daily Show.
It's the most level commentary you can find.
You have to laugh, because it's all so true.
It's the closest thing to a counterculture.
- John Mayall

But the other notion is, we also believe that those
folks closest on the ground that we're holding accountable
for the results can decide,
and ought to evaluate which programs get results.
- Margaret Spellings

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

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

Probably the closest things to perfection are the huge
absolutely empty holes that astronomers have recently discovered in space.
If there's nothing there, how can anything go wrong?
- Richard Brautigan

The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy,
and those are the two countries where I also have the
closest personal relationships with my translators -
I don't know whether that's a coincidence,
or if there's something to be learned from it.
- Jonathan Coe

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

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

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

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

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

Usually, those persons closest to the incoming President
will be the main leaders of the Transition effort.
They are most familiar with his policies and practices,
and are able to interpret his wishes regarding the
structure and staffing of the new Administration.
- Richard V. Allen

I never participated in far-reaching political decisions,
since I never belonged to the circle of the closest
associates of Adolf Hitler,
neither was I consulted by Adolf Hitler on general political questions,
nor did I ever take part in conferences about such problems.
- Hans Frank

I think the international appeal of SF is quite understandable
since the kinds of people who like to read it,
are, by the nature of the beast, interested in other cultures,
of which other nations on Earth are the closest available example.
- Stanley Schmidt

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

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

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


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