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I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific.
I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style,
and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
- Brock Yates

The power of an air force is terrific
when there is nothing to oppose it.
- Winston Churchill

So many plays with magic in them that would be a terrific
invitation to an imaginative animation team.
- Kenneth Branagh

 

I want to tell you a terrific story about oral contraception.
I asked this girl to sleep with me and she said 'No.'
- Woody Allen

It would be a terrific innovation if you could get
your mind to stretch a little further than the next wisecrack.
- Katharine Hepburn

Al Michaels is a good announcer.
I think Keith Jackson is a terrific announcer.
I always loved him on Monday Night Football.
I never understood why they got rid of him.
- John Turturro

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My poems are almost all written as Diane.
I don't have any problems with that,
and if other women choose to identify with this,
I think that's terrific.
- Diane Wakoski

It was really terrific but Foreigner was nothing like
Yes and that style did not suit our music.
- Lou Gramm

Recently I heard Sheryl Crow and I loved her,
she was terrific.
- Bobby Sherman

Culture clash is terrific drama.
- Ken Follett

I'm not sure Americans are hesitant to do this again -
to fight another war,
because it looked to them like a courageous and terrific endeavor.
- Ashleigh Banfield

President Reagan's one-liners were terrific.
- Geraldine Ferraro

I think Bob Costas is terrific.
He's so knowledgeable.
He can talk about any subject, not just sports.
- Jim McKay

I'm one of those fortunate actors who gets to work pretty much every day.
I've had a run of good fortune and work with some terrific
people who have hired me.
- Rob Paulsen

There is nobody in this country who got rich on their own. Nobody. You built a factory out there - good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for. You didn't have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything at your factory... Now look. You built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea - God bless! Keep a hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along."
- Elizabeth Warren

Then on to all the terrific american songwriters,
from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles, from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon.
Whoever wrote and sang in the song form I have appreciated.
- Tom Chapin

Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change
our policy from isolationism to world leadership.
That was a terrific revolution.
Our country's never been the same since.
- W. Averell Harriman

If all human lives depended upon their usefulness -
as might be judged by certain standards -
there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world.
- Gene Tunney

Why is our fancy to be appalled by terrific perspectives
of a hell beyond the grave?
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
- Minna Antrim

Though I'd have to say it was generally the guys in Detroit,
as a group, that won the two Championships.
They were terrific and I always look back very fondly.
- Chuck Daly

Within two weeks of working with her,
I realized how good she was for the role because she
was absolutely with it and she has got terrific instincts,
I think, as an artist, too.
- Albert Finney

Demi Moore is a terrific woman and a hell of an actress.
- Mark Goddard

You've had some terrific print information that gets
everybody's attention in this town.
- Charlie Norwood

If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self,
egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
- Arnold Bennett

It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves
goodness at a terrific cost.
- Stephen King

Water, water, everywhere, Atlantic and Pacific.
But New York City's got them beat, Our aqua is terrific!
- Edward Koch

I've been very lucky.
I wanted to be an actress, but I didn't really have
the drive to sell myself.
Fortunately I had a terrific agent in New York who
kept me going from job to job.
- Blythe Danner

Hills are terrific for running.
- Bill Rodgers

I have an old brain but a terrific memory.
- Al Lewis

The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific
idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense.
Nighttime is for sleeping.
- Benjamin Britten

The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books,
with art by people like Wayne Barlow,
who is a terrific artist.
- Bruce Boxleitner

Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film.
I told him it's time to stop singing.
- Bruce Willis

My point is there's a hidden Scotland in anyone who
speaks the Northern Ireland speech.
It's a terrific complicating factor,
not just in Northern Ireland,
but Ireland generally.
- Seamus Heaney

I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life.
- J. D. Salinger

It's a terrific privilege to be able to see into somebody else's life.
- Helen Garner

What impresses me is the young actors with terrific
talent arriving on the scene.
They'd have blown us all away in the old days.
Guys like Brad Pitt.
- Robert Wagner

Bruce Sterling is one terrific writer and he's relatively new,
but I don't know how long he's been doing it;
he probably doesn't need the publicity anymore!
- Larry Niven

My attitude to writing is like when you do wallpapering,
you remember where all the little bits are that don't meet.
And then your friends say: It's terrific!
- Harrison Birtwistle

I'm very pleased with the job President Bush is doing
and he's off to a terrific start.
- John Engler

It's populated by people who, by and large,
have terrific communication skills.
Every day is an extraordinary day.
For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.
- Aaron Sorkin

Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course,
I think he's terrific; because I know he always had
to fight being what he looked like a lot,
but I think he's a terrific actor.
- Anthony Hopkins

I think the little girl in Smallville is terrific,
but I only watched it once.
- Margot Kidder

A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people,
no matter of race, creed or color, because they were
a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.
- Sally Kirkland

The show is like an Edwardian play -
emotional life gets stepped on for the sake of accepted manners,
and that's terrific for actors to play in.
- Jason Alexander

Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand
for long the terrific pace of modern war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

I love John Irving's stuff.
It's that marriage of comedy and tragedy.
It's really terrific.
- Jeff Bridges

One of the terrific aspects of MIT in those days was
the enormous variety of experimental work that either
took place there or was talked about in seminars by
outside speakers aggressively recruited by the faculty.
- Robert B. Laughlin

I think recordings have been a terrific advance because now,
when you have a piece of music, particularly something
that appears to the listener very complicated,
there's really a push to the world to try to figure
out what it was that he was hearing.
- Leo Ornstein

It was also wonderful to have the prospect of playing with Jack Nicholson.
It was a terrific part, a terrific script,
with Alexander Payne and Jack Nicholson.
You can't get any better than that!
- Kathy Bates

A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of
a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland,
an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it.
There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
- Nick Mancuso

Hundreds and hundreds of the dead were so badly burned
in the terrific heat generated by the bomb that it
was not even possible to tell whether they were men or women,
old or young.
- Wilfred Burchett

When people come to me and tell me I was terrific in this or that,
I do not want to fall flat on my face the next time.
But, tough, I have fallen flat before.
You just get up and dust yourself off.
- Geoffrey Rush

Alan is a great guy, a terrific guy.
We haven't worked together since then,
and he's always working with different artists.
I think he sees different dimensions he can see from different guys.
- David Lloyd

It's a terrific...
you can't put it down.
So I phoned him back and I said I'd love to do it.
I went over to Paris for a meeting, and we just talked
very generally about the approach.
- Ronald Harwood

I think L.A.'s terrific.
You fly an hour and a half and you're in the mountains in three feet of powder.
I also think it's a much better city if you're working as an actor.
If you're not working and you don't see your dreams coming true,
there can be a lot of heartache.
- Scott Patterson

For the last four or five years, I had been in the
position where I didn't have to take a pilot.
I took this one because the script and the people were terrific.
It never frightened me.
As we were doing the pilot, I could tell that it was working.
- Gerald McRaney

The happiest people in the world are those who feel
absolutely terrific about themselves,
and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total
responsibility for every part of their life.
- Brian Tracy

You don't have a lot of time; you have to get it right.
It's amazing how they create these episodes in such a short amount of time.
They lavish a lot of care and money on each episode,
and they just look terrific.
- Margot Kidder

I think that they had afforded me many opportunities to do good work there,
and I think I did.
It was a wonderful four years.
I really worked with some great people,
terrific producers, terrific editors.
- Connie Chung

He was a psychotic.
He was a borderline psychotic.
He was a terrific, sensational actor,
with a magical screen presence, you couldn't keep your eyes off him,
but he was paranoid.
He was sure everybody was out to get him.
- Mark Rydell

While there have been terrific advances in the state
of technology around heuristics,
behavior blocking, and things like that,
technology is only a part of the approach to solving
the problem with the more important aspect involving
putting the right process in place.
- John W. Thompson

Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain,
attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal,
which we are clever enough to release,
but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

She goes on the set with headphones and gives you notes.
She's terrific and I always run to her now,
because she is just great to work with,
as well as very good at different accents.
- Albert Finney

I don't think a powerful man would be interesting unless he'd be nice,
attractive, with or without the power.
Men are interested in powerful men.
Women are interested in terrific men!
- Dorothy Stratten

There's no secret about my ambition,
I do not want to go into the House of Commons.
My only real political interest is in London and if
one day I'm in a position to run for mayor,
then terrific.
- Trevor Phillips

I looked through our catalog year by year,
and I saw that there were pockets of time when we wrote some terrific songs.
Then all of a sudden, we'd go for another two or three
months and there weren't great songs.
- Barry Mann

During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education
there was terrific progress.
Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially.
During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed.
- Jonathan Kozol

I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here,
and I think it's just terrific.
There's so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music,
good performances, great looking girls,
great videos, the whole thing.
- Debbie Harry

Morgan, Lewis is a very large firm now,
but it was not quite as big then.
It was exciting for an associate in those days,
because you got good and varied assignments and terrific training.
- Fred F. Fielding


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