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"Weddings mainly are for drinkers." - Jack Black

"You mainly feel the way you think." - Albert Ellis

"People mainly fail because they fear failure." - Sebastian Thrun

"Writing is mainly perspiration, not inspiration." - Roald Dahl

"I mainly try not to be afraid." - Takudzwa Victoria Rosa Maidza

"War is mainly a catalogue of blunders." - Winston Churchill

"I listen to jazz mainly. Mainstream jazz." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Genius is mainly an affair of energy." - Matthew Arnold

"I do mixed martial arts, mainly kickboxing." - Gail Porter

"I listen to jazz mainly. Mainstream jazz." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"I'm a big sports fan - mainly basketball." - Lamorne Morris

"Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly upon fear." - Bertrand Russell

"Religions survive mainly because they brainwash the young." - A.C. Grayling

"Self-improvement comes mainly from trying to help others." - John Templeton

"The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain" - Eliza Doolittle

"Adult bats don't weigh much. They're mainly fur and appetite." - Diane Ackerman

"He produced mainly three results: Hatred, Terror, Adoration." - C S Lewis

"I have a second dog, too, mainly for security." - Carrie Fisher

"The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plains." - George Bernard Shaw

"Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned." - Mark Twain

"Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned." - Mark Twain

"What we see depends mainly on what we look for." - John Lubbock

"Awards shows mainly publicize the people giving the awards." - Alan Alda

"Humility mainly becometh the converse of man with his Maker." - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"I definitely miss New Zealand. Mainly friends and family." - Bret Mckenzie

"I speak Swedish mainly with my kids' friends." - Greg Poehler

"I am an education ambassador, mainly working with schools." - Daley Thompson

"I am an avid runner, mainly on weekends." - Patrick Wilson

"I mainly buy books in my free time." - Wesley Snipes

"The knowledge of the ancient languages is mainly a luxury." - John Bright

"We often hear that mathematics consists mainly of "proving theorems." Is a writer's job mainly that of "writing sentences?"" - Gian-Carlo Rota

"Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The communists were mainly responsible for the destruction of the Spanish anarchists. Not just in Catalonia - the communist armies mainly destroyed the collectives elsewhere." - Noam Chomsky

"Life does not consist mainly - or even largely - of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that are forever blowing through one's mind." - Mark Twain

"Life does not consist mainly-or even largely- of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever blowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"Marriage is not mainly about prospering economically. It is mainly about displaying the covenant keeping love between Christ and his Church" - John Piper

"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts or happenings. It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever flowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"Many legitimate forms of ownership, mainly cooperative and communal, had not been used to any effective extent mainly because of the imposition of Stalinist restrictions." - Alexander Dubcek

"Curiosity is a delicate little plant that, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom." - Albert Einstein

"Growing older is mainly an ordeal of the imagination-a moral disease, a social pathology..." - Susan Sontag

"Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors." - Dalai Lama

"The connections between people and land are dangerously oversimplified and mainly technological." - Wendell Berry

"What we call strategy is mainly just crossing rivers on bridges and passing mountains though cols." - Anatole France

"The recreation of Neanderthals would be mainly a question of societal risk avoidance." - George M. Church

"It is inconceivable that people are motivated solely or even mainly by external incentives." - Bruno Frey

"Fear and destructiveness are the major emotional sources of fascism, eros belongs mainly to democracy." - Theodor Adorno

"Mainly through sins of impurity, do the forces of darkness subjugate souls." - Pope Pius XII

"Happiness does not come about only due to external circumstances; it mainly derives from inner attitudes." - Dalai Lama

"There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth." - Mark Twain

"Crowds are influenced mainly by images produced by the judicious employment of words and formulas" - Gustave Le Bon

"After a man passes sixty, his mischief is mainly in his head." - Washington Irving

"Atoms are mainly empty space. Matter is composed chiefly of nothing." - Carl Sagan

"Not kill us," Pigeon corrected. "She was mainly just trying to turn us into mindless slaves." - Brandon Mull

"The aim of English cricket is, in fact, mainly to beat Australia." - Jim Laker

"One says a lot in vain, refusing; The other mainly hears the "No." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Nature, like Miamonides said, is mainly a good place to throw beer cans on Sunday afternoons." - Edward Abbey

"The existential vacuum manifests itself mainly in a state of boredom." - Viktor E Frankl

"We may not doubt that society in heaven consists mainly of undesirable persons." - Mark Twain

"A lot of boxers' features change - mainly when I fight 'em" - Muhammad Ali

"The reality is that it is mainly a Republican scandal for several reasons." - Larry Noble

"We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is WORK! WORK!! WORK!!! WORK!!!!" - Frederick Douglass

"Art is mainly about wrestling with material reality, not striving after a spiritual ideal." - Calvin Seerveld

"Unlike sharing, where the group is mainly an aggregate of participants, cooperating creates group identity." - Clay Shirky

"A day in the life of Ronnie Coleman mainly consists of eating, training or sleeping." - Ronnie Coleman

"I mainly let my imagination be my reality. Fantasy is my reality." - Lana Del Rey

"I have a tendency to trust translators, mainly because nobody does it for the money." - Juan Gabriel

"There are two kinds of satisfaction or happiness: one mainly through mental peace; another physical comfort" - Dalai Lama

"Happiness mainly depends on man's ability to work and the way in which he does it." - Richard L Evans

"I like mainly to be invisible, to sort of drift around unseen in the world." - Anne Rice

"Life does not consist mainly - or even largely - of facts and happenings." - Mark Twain

"It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever blowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"Beauty lies mainly, above all, in personality, not in the skin." - Eva Longoria

"Man is lonely mainly because he has been disconnected from the Divine presence." - James Johnson

"Ed Wood served a great purpose - mainly making writers feel better about their work." - R. K. Milholland

"A garden is mainly ...a space around which interests can be accumulated." - Graham Stuart Thomas

"The affection is mainly biological factor. Then further sort of strengthening, that religion helps." - Dalai Lama

"The Bible isn't quick to give answers; it mainly gives the Answer." - Joni Eareckson Tada

"Even [Donald Trump] presence was bullying, was lurking, and was just mainly creepy." - Natalie Portman

"I mainly play traditional music, which by definition is music that you've heard someone else doing." - John Spiers

"I have a large number of cassettes, but I look at them mainly for reference purposes." - Jean-Luc Godard

"I'm mainly interested in people trying to figure s!t out." - Nicholas Meyer

"Being a lady is a frightfully troublesome assignment, since it comprises mainly in managing men." - Joseph Conrad

"The Chernobyl technology is different from the technology which is used in the west, mainly." - Abdus Salam

"The difficulties in economic life arise mainly because men forget divine power,," - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Mainly, I feel very fortunate to be able to do what I love." - Pawel Szajda

"The better production of our generation has been mainly lyrical and it has been widely diffused." - J. C. Squire

"One says a lot in vain, refusing; The other mainly hears the No." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The false self lives mainly through memory and anticipation. Past and future are its main preoccupation." - Eckhart Tolle

"When I went to school, sex education was mainly muttered warnings about the janitor." - Frankie Boyle

"Boxing is good for the livelihood but mainly, money don't really mean nothing." - Muhammad Ali

"People may go to the library looking mainly for information, but they find each other there." - Robert D. Putnam

"Self-approval is acquired mainly from the approval of other people." - Mark Twain

"after a man passes 60 , his mischief is mainly in his head" - Washington Irving

"I want to make the world a better place, for women, mainly." - Clare Balding

"There are crimes I don't commit mainly because I don't want to find out I could." - James Richardson

"A boy in love is not mainly a calf but a poet." - Robert Wilson Lynd

"Rock and roll mainly but I can play passable jazz also." - Suzi Quatro

"In my schooling through high school, I excelled mainly in chemistry, physics and mathematics." - James Rainwater

"I'm not mainly interested in what buildings mean as symbols or vehicles for ideas." - Peter Zumthor

"I tend to not really care for re-makes in general. Mainly they are horrible." - Curtis Armstrong

"My style has changed and evolved mainly because I've grown to have more confidence in myself." - Kevin Durant

"Good suits don't come from anywhere, though - I mainly wear Armani, Louis Vuitton and Burberry." - Luke Evans

"Traveling around, it's difficult to follow much TV. Mainly I'm somebody who watches sports." - Retief Goosen

"Islands are known to differ in the food supply available to ground finches, mainly seeds." - Peter R Grant

"What I've absorbed of the gothic or paranormal has come mainly from films." - Glen Duncan

"I turned down some movies that were quite good. mainly on the basis of taste." - Dick Van Dyke

"One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real." - Klaus Kinski

"Still, I tune out the visual input when it is too distracting, mainly in conversations." - Mike May

"You look across the board at comedy quiz shows, and they are mainly hosted by men." - Jo Brand

"Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself." - William J H Boetcker

"Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity." - Ambrose Bierce

"I am such a tomboy. I grew up fighting with boys, mainly - beating up boys, actually." - Neve Mcintosh

"The new frontiers to be conquered are mainly in the convolutions of the cortex." - Arthur Koestler

"Government can encourage innovation, but mainly by doing less, not doing more." - Matt Ridley

"I'm based in L.A., mainly. I'm pretty much there a lot of the time doing work." - Kodi Smitmcphee

"Mainly I make music, and you can do that until you drop dead." - Grace Slick

"I don't play online games. 'Warcraft,' I've played that, but I mainly play action games." - Steven Spielberg

"For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury." - Wim Wenders

"I am not much of a researcher as a novelist; I write mainly from experience." - Mohsin Hamid

"So it's mainly a question of helping the Third World overcome the effects of global warming." - Bjorn Lomborg

"I used to buy records in high school. Mainly dancehall: Super Cat, Buju Banton." - Damian Marley

"I once had a lot of hatred, mainly toward my father, an alcoholic." - Josh Mcdowell

"Bill Clinton's foreign policy experience stems mainly from having breakfast at the International House of Pancakes." - Pat Buchanan

"The tunes, rhythms, and messages are drawn mainly from secular culture." - Richard Morris

"The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people." - Benito Mussolini

"My biggest successes were mainly in the pop market during the 80s." - Juice Newton

"I was buying Bob Dylan mainly, everything I could get hold of by him." - Robyn Hitchcock

"No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population." - Timothy Garton Ash

"Genius is mainly an affair of energy, and poetry is mainly an affair of genius; therefore a nation whose spirit is characterized by energy may well be imminent in poetry - and we have Shakespeare." - Matthew Arnold

"PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The other is Pull." - Ambrose Bierce

"Principles do not mainly influence even the principled; we talk on principle, but we act on interest." - Walter Savage Landor

"I, alone, could never have produced this book. I say this mainly in case there are lawsuits." - Dave Barry

"They are lying every day. They are lying always, and mainly they are lying to their public opinion" - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"A poem is a neutrino - mainly nothing - it has no mass and can pass through the earth undetected." - Mary Ruefle

"Mainly because as women's education increases all around the planet, we find that family size tends to drop." - Jane Goodall

"Entrepreneurship is "risky" mainly because so few of the so-called entrepreneurs know what they are doing." - Peter Drucker

"Happiness that depends mainly on physical pleasure is unstable; one day it's there, the next day it may not be." - Dalai Lama

"History deals mainly with captains and kings, gods and prophets, exploiters and despoilers, not with useful men." - H L Mencken

"Writers quite often starve. And I'm mainly just writing critical prose and poetry, that's a formula for starvation." - Clive James

"I have mainly been interested in acting. I think it's a great job, a fine way to live your life." - Jack Nicholson

"The progress of society is mainly... the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world." - Rutherford B Hayes

"My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books." - Beverly Cleary

"The mass of men serve the state thus, not as men mainly, but as machines, with their bodies." - Henry David Thoreau

"Any good history book is mainly just a long list of mistakes, complete with names and dates. It's very embarrassing." - A Whitney Brown

"Vladimir Putin mainly has friends in Europe among the extreme right, such as Marine Le Pen's Front National in France." - Garry Kasparov

"If you concern yourself mainly with others, the broader your thinking becomes, and life's inevitable difficulties disturb you less." - Dalai Lama

"The chief business of the nation, as a nation, is the setting up of heroes, mainly bogus." - H L Mencken

"Pride is generally censured and decried, but mainly by those who have nothing to be proud of." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Jesus produced mainly three effects: hatred, terror, adoration. There was no trace of people expressing mild approval." - C S Lewis