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Pressing Quotes

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As soon as you sit down to write about something you
are pressing your nose deeper into the sewer of facts.
- Theo Van Gogh

How we continue to fund Medicare and Medicaid into
the future is a pressing issue of national concern.
- James T. Walsh

I'm not one of these actors who feels a pressing need to direct,
and I have no plans to do it.
- Dennis Franz

In this generation, the issue pressing that question
on our consciences is the issue of abortion.
- Robert Casey

 

The Liberals have been pressing for the brief on the
basis of which he said there was authority for war.
- Clare Short

A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really,
I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind
of semi hits for the people on it in America.
- Eric Clapton

Part of the western movement is this desire that we,
Americans, have to keep pressing on.
- Beau Bridges

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Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation
as the tempter is in pressing it,
and he needs not proceed by a surer measure.
- Robert South

When there is a huge force pressing down on freedoms,
sub-cultures with more creativity and power are likely to form.
- Joichi Ito

I think the good old British democracy should keep
scrutinising and pressing to get the truth out.
- Clare Short

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong
process of keeping abreast of change.
And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
- Peter Drucker

Environmental policy must strike a balance between
the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs.
- Jim Clyburn

Health care for all Americans is the most pressing domestic issue today.
It's far past time for the President and Congress to
deliver health care to everyone.
- Russ Feingold

Arizona faces many challenges ahead.
None is more important or more pressing than passing a new state budget.
- Jane D. Hull

I never quite understood these actors -
though I envy them sometimes -
who can lie out for a year or two.
I feel as though time is a real pressing issue,
and I want to get as much work done in the time that I have left.
- Sylvester Stallone

At first sight experience seems to bury us under a
flood of external objects,
pressing upon us with a sharp and importunate reality,
calling us out of ourselves in a thousand forms of action.
- Walter Pater

Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible;
it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct
principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy,
applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
- Maximilien Robespierre

At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand,
it is difficult for me to make any comment,
beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste
with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation.
- Ethel Rosenberg

You want the book to be special, and they are not always going to be special,
but at least you want that to be the ambition.
So the only way that happens is if you are not pressing to write a book.
- Michael Lewis

We put together a one-sentence petition asking Congress
to censure President Clinton and move on to other pressing issues.
We sent it to under 100 friends and family,
and within a week we had 100,000 people sign the petition.
- Joan Blades

I hear that Brooke Ashley is also pressing charges.
I don't know how she can prove anything.
How can they prove anything, whether it's true or not,
that I'm the one that infected her?
- Marc Wallice

In its entirety, probably, it follows us at every instant;
all that we have felt,
thought and willed from our earliest infancy is there,
leaning over the present which is about to join it,
pressing against the portals of consciousness that
would fain leave it outside.
- Henri Bergson

House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans.
We hope President Obama will follow through on his
support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders
to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this
critical step to restore public trust.
- John Boehner

When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated
under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better.
A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying,
as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
- Calvin Trillin

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
- A. J. Liebling

Man's task is to become conscious of the contents
that press upward from the unconscious.
- Carl Jung

If you press me to say why I loved him,
I can say no more than because he was he,
and I was I. - Michel de Montaigne

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man.
I was lying to the press.
- Roger Kahn

The most important service rendered
by the press and the magazines
is that of educating people
to approach printed matter with distrust.
- Samuel Butler

I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received,
and determined still to press the case into public
notice as a token of gratitude.
- William Banting

To the contrary, I think we bent over backwards to
press for elections and for democratic reform.
- John Negroponte

I think it's time for the people and the press,
in particular, to be more vigilant about not giving
equal weight to lies as they give the truth.
- Joe Wilson

The English press treated the world premiere of my
first talking picture as a major event.
- Gloria Swanson

I think most people realize that Barbara and Jenna are college kids,
and to make such a big deal out of it is a bit ridiculous.
At least now, the press has stopped.
- Lauren Bush

A cynical, mercenary, demagogic press will in time
produce a people as base as itself.
- Joseph Pulitzer

We had so much press, and then they get bored...
I think we've done well to keep going.
- Emma Anderson

I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press,
a new primer or encyclopedia.
This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is.
- Mario Batali

The day I became press secretary to the President of the United States,
I was in an entirely different world from the one I'd been in the day before.
- Pierre Salinger

The press has met their Waterloo, and it's Obama.
- Rush Limbaugh

I'll have the music, and then I'll just turn the microphone on,
press Play and Record and sing.
And whatever comes out ends up being the melody.
- Phil Collins

A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times,
but a good press agent can do even better.
- Fred Allen

As a mom, I always feel I have to protect them.
I talk about them because they are the most important
things in my life but they are private people.
I won't use them for my own press.
- Jami Gertz

The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine
of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare.
- Marshall McLuhan

Television doesn't make stars.
It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
- Chevy Chase

I have a much better relationship with the press than I did,
I think because I stood my ground.
- Elton John

Where the press is free and every man
is able to read, all is safe.
- Thomas Jefferson

The most censored speech in America today is not flag-burning,
pornography, or the press.
- Phyllis Schlafly

We were the victims of the new producer but what annoyed
me was they told the press we were leaving before us.
- Louise Jameson

Giving the same value to fiction as to fact in the
interest of so-called fairness is to mislead the American
people and the press has become party to that.
- Joe Wilson

Frankly, despite my horror of the press,
I'd love to rise from the grave every ten years or
so and go buy a few newspapers.
- Luis Bunuel

Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press,
humanitarians included and especially government workers,
is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
- Alvin Adams

The press is the enemy.
- Richard M. Nixon

The press briefing today I believe has lost much of its usefulness.
- Marlin Fitzwater

I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the
press is of the greatest importance to the success
and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.
- Alvin Adams

I do not speak frequently or otherwise to the press.
- Kenneth Starr

I can't deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.
- Paul McCartney

So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance
of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting
work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity.
- Charlie Hunnam

I said, God, the press and people, they just really
hate me and I'm really trying.
Geraldine Page said, Listen to this,
Tab.
If people don't like you, that's their bad taste.
- Tab Hunter

I do a couple of hundred press-ups a day but I haven't been to a gym in years.
- Simon Cowell

Facing the press is not easy, but because you have to go,
you have to try to take a lot of positive things for
yourself from these face-to-face meetings.
- Jose Mourinho

The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection
it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.
- Hugo Black

At first, when I got bad press and people would talk
bad about my family or something like that,
I would get really upset, but now it's just not worth my energy.
- Hilary Duff

The press these days should be rather careful about its role.
We may have acquired some tendencies about over-involvement
that we had better overcome.
- Katherine Graham

I like chatting with people.
If people ask me a direct question, I give them a direct
answer and I feel I've always done that with the press.
- Kiefer Sutherland

At the time, there were very few foreign names in the
press and they were all factory workers.
I thought I'd never get a job at a university with a foreign name.
- Carl Rakosi

When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee
Paul McCartney's press conference.
- Nina Blackwood

There is no truth which the prophets press more steadily
upon Israel than that all their national life lies
in the sight and on the care of God.
- George A. Smith

There was no censorship of the press:
in general,
the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical.
- Robert Bourassa

But the issue became, how long do you keep the press
waiting so that you can gather more information?
- William Scranton

The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people.
- Alexis de Tocqueville


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