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The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

Related topics: Wisdom

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

For sheer sexiness, a man must be beautiful.
Funny.
yes.
Clever, no.
- Jilly Cooper

It is instructive, for instance, to trace the computer
industry's decline in vision,
idealism, creativity, romance and sheer fun as it becomes
more and more important and prosperous.
- Robert Shea

 

So it's sheer terror, but then, this is the whole reason
that we went so long to Doctor Simons,
was to get rid of all these...
mixed feelings that we had.
- Betty Hill

From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization.
- Friedrich Engels

Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy;
I drop my fruits like a ripe tree.
What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern.
- Henry Miller

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The sheer complexity of writing a play always had dazzled me.
In an effort to understand it, I became a critic.
- Kenneth Tynan

Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine
to rush into impulsive rejection,
let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.
- Abba Eban

It's sheer torture.
I have to be up with the chickens every day and go to work on my body.
I hate it, but I do it.
- Eva Gabor

From the moment I was six I felt sexy.
And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell,
waiting to do something about it.
- Bette Davis

On the 27th we came to the Cascade Rapids.
The first or Little Cascade has about two feet fall,
the second or Grand Cascade, a mile farther,
is about a six foot sheer drop.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

The vast amount of waste and sheer stupidity in government -
from the Pentagon to the Food and Drug Administration -
could fill committee agendas for years.
- Tom Coburn

Signs of fatigue soon manifested themselves more and more strongly,
and slowly the men dropped out one by one,
from sheer exhaustion.
No murmur of complaint, however, would be heard.
- Fritz Kreisler

So many actors have sheer guts, will,
and determination; they just need some preparation.
- John Ratzenberger

It's through sheer will that I can sing.
- Harvey Fierstein

I admire Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman for their
sheer dedication to their craft.
- Lavrenti Lopes

I just love the sheer mess of New York.
- Carter Burwell

If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic,
in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to
heaven than go to purgatory.
- Charles Spurgeon

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with
a few seconds of sheer terror.
- Pappy Boyington

Our consciences are littered like an old attic with
the junk of sheer conviction.
- Wilford O. Cross

Information networks straddle the world.
Nothing remains concealed.
But the sheer volume of information dissolves the information.
We are unable to take it all in.
- Gunther Grass

The only thing I do worry about is that the more films
I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality
because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

English usage is sometimes more than mere taste,
judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck,
like getting across the street.
- E. B. White

I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading,
so I awoke from sheer boredom.
- Heinrich Heine

Sheer flattery got me into the theater.
Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.
- Carroll O'Connor

The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense,
else what shall save us from a second slavery?
- W. E. B. Du Bois

The sheer force of the music calls for a wild audience reaction.
- Emanuel Ax

Nonetheless, I sense that it will be the task of the
future to somehow synthesize the sheer diversity of
our present resources into a more organic and well-ordered procedure.
- George Crumb

What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy.
And joy is, after all, the end of life.
We do not live to eat and make money.
- George Leigh Mallory

Sheer luck.
I was lucky to have been born with cheekbones.
- Suzy Parker

I was stranded in Disco.
I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing
lights to drive the average person mad.
I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic.
- Martha Reeves

With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog
who wins through sheer willpower.
- Johnny Weissmuller

The first Decline I did was out of sheer love and appreciation for the music.
In 1977, it was more about bands, because punk was a new form of music.
It was groundbreaking and political.
- Penelope Spheeris

I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches.
If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise,
since everyone suffers.
To suffering must be added mourning,
understanding,
patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

True as this is, it is also true that for one who won
through there were many who gained nothing,
and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of
those who failed of this that has made their influence
on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is.
- Ralph A. Cram

That was the big lesson for all of us.
Everything was going great on paper,
but we all became miserable because we were so caught
up in the machinery of how you make that happen,
it took away the sheer joy.
- Susanna Hoffs

I can't speak for them, of course, but I believe that
most economists would accept the view that,
while you sometimes can make a score by sheer luck,
you can't do it constantly, unless you're willing to put the resources in.
- Merton Miller

If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before
which the sun hid his face,
it is often safe to conjecture that,
in sheer forgetfulness,
he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.
- Arthur Machen

In sheer genius Pascal ranks among the very greatest
writers who have lived upon this earth.
And his genius was not simply artistic;
it displayed itself no less in his character and in
the quality of his thought.
- Lytton Strachey

Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual
conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite
a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches,
in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and
the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.
- Fritz Kreisler

What makes it all worthwhile is we just play for the
sheer enjoyment of entertaining people and...
make our families and the team we played on and the people watching,
proud of what we did.
- Bobby Hull

If people ask me for the ingredients of success,
I say one is talent, two is stubbornness or determination,
and third is sheer luck.
You have to have two out of the three.
Any two will probably do.
- Fred Saberhagen

Charlie Sheen is who again? Denise is engaged?
- Neil Patrick Harris

Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes.
Family is forever.
- Charlie Sheen

Show me your hands.
Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet.
Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart.
Have you left a place for divine love?
- Fulton J. Sheen

I was a little nervous coming in mostly because my
first scene was with Martin Sheen,
who I'm a huge fan of.
- Gary Cole

Pamela Anderson Lee released a statement confirming
that she has had her breast implants removed.
Doctors say that Pamela is doing fine and that her
old implants are now dating Charlie Sheen.
- Conan O'Brien

I was with one at a time with the other four watching.
It was a little uncomfortable, actually.
I wouldn't recommend five at once.
There's just not enough guy to go around.
- Charlie Sheen

That is someone who follows the teachings of the nonviolent
Jesus and takes the gospel personally,
and then pays the price.
I fall into that category.
- Martin Sheen

That we are to stand by the President right or wrong
is not only unpatriotic and servile,
but is morally treasonable to the American public.
- Charlie Sheen

I think the Church is a conduit to God.
The Church is not God.
And I think that from the very beginning Jesus taught us that.
- Martin Sheen

War at this time and in this place is unwelcome,
unwise, and simply wrong.
- Martin Sheen

Don't invade Iraq.
Inspections work, war won't.
- Martin Sheen

I try to be known more for my work than for anything else.
- Charlie Sheen

It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly
reflects our values and highest ideals.
- Martin Sheen

I've got volumes on how not to behave.
I've got more information now than a guy should have at my age.
- Charlie Sheen

I feel it is time that I also pay tribute to my four writers,
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
- Fulton J. Sheen

Dad almost died of a heart attack in the middle of making Apocalypse Now,
the biggest movie of his life.
It doesn't make you want to jump into that business.
- Charlie Sheen

Fame is empowering.
My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it.
But there's no manual, no training course.
- Charlie Sheen

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
- Fulton J. Sheen

What is a normal childhood? We weren't rich,
we were pretty middle-class.
My dad survived from job to job; with him taking care of so many relatives,
he couldn't save any money.
- Charlie Sheen

Usually in a battle sequence when a bomb is going off,
you forget you're acting.
- Charlie Sheen

I was never shut down by the drugs; that was my problem.
Cocaine was an aphrodisiac.
I think that was a bit of a curse.
- Charlie Sheen

I just didn't believe I was like everybody else.
I thought I was unique.
- Charlie Sheen

You never know when you are doing something that is affecting someone.
- Martin Sheen

I think President Clinton was probably the brightest
President of the 20th century.
- Martin Sheen

I still believe in the nonviolent Jesus and the basic
human goodness present in all of us.
- Martin Sheen

I think I have a duty as a recovering guy to help,
to make my knowledge of what I went through accessible.
- Charlie Sheen

When friends asked me, Can we help? I'd say,
Not unless you can alter time, speed up the harvest
or teleport me off this rock.
I used that line from Star Wars.
- Charlie Sheen

Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears
all competition and dreads all rivals.
- Fulton J. Sheen


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