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"Japanese people have a funny habit of abbreviating names." - Shigeru Miyamoto

"I kept thinking how they were all names of dead people, and how names are basically the only thing dead people keep." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"A lot of people change their band names because they're looking for a change of atmosphere." - Justin Vernon

"And I'm convinced that knowing the names of things braces people up." - Saul Bellow

"Elementary propositions consist of names." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"I remember a lot of people, but when I meet people and I'm stoned, I'm not as good with names." - Miley Cyrus

"Value people because of who they were deep down, not because of their names or their parents' clout." - Claire LaZebnik

"Value people because of who they were deep down, not because of their names or their parents" clout." - Claire LaZebnik

"All of these are names given me by other people, but not names I would have given myself. My name is not mine, it's theirs. It's a series of costumes put on my life by other people." - Robert Fulghum

"The danger with mentioning names is that you hurt the feelings of people that you leave out." - Rush Limbaugh

"That's really part of being a grounded theory researcher - putting names to concepts and experiences that people have." - Brene Brown

"My little scam in April '85 went like this: Give me $50,000; here's some names of some people we've recruited." - Aldrich Ames

"There are perfectly appropriate circumstances to unmask the names of people. In fact, that is done quite often. And the standard is whether the unmasking of those names is necessary to determine the significance of the intelligence." - Adam Schiff

"Many unbelievers have threatened or prophesied the destruction of the Bible. Few people know the names of the skeptics. Everyone knows the names of Moses and Isaiah and Luke and Paul." - William Henry Houghton

"None of us know our real names." - Kim Stanley

"I'm the man of a million names." - Giancarlo Stanton

"Loving means getting rid of names." - Octavio Paz

"Discard your former slave-master's names and be willing and ready to accept one of Allah's Pure and Righteous Names that He Alone will give our people from His Own Mouth! A good name is, indeed, better than gold." - Elijah Muhammad

"names are a way to keep people in your mind" - Maggie Stiefvater

"Don't call people names you dirty name caller you." - Roseanne Barr

"People who really appreciated animals always asked their names." - Lilian Jackson Braun

"Religions all have different names, but they all contain the same truths. ... I think the people of our religion should be tolerant and understand people believe different things." - Muhammad Ali

"Religions all have different names, but they all contain the same truths.... I think the people of our religion should be tolerant and understand people believe different things." - Muhammad Ali

"I do have a few personalities. When people started making a big deal out of it, I started making names for these people." - Nicki Minaj

"It's weird people think my kids will be in therapy because of their names. Guys, my kids will be therapy for LOTS of reasons, I'm sure." - Busy Philipps

"Look through the prayer books. You'll see lots of dates. You'll see names of Native Americans remembered. This was an open-sourcing project among so many people." - Shane Claiborne

"I worked with Dalton Trumbo, who served time for refusing to give up names of people that were accused of being Communists. I've always admired him." - Anthony Geary

"I was called really horrible, profane names very loudly in front of huge crowds of people, and my schoolwork suffered at one point." - Lady Gaga

"Ecclesiastes names thee Almighty, the Maccabees name thee Creator, the Epistle to the Ephesians names thee Liberty, Baruch names thee Immensity, the Psalms name thee Wisdom and Truth, John names thee Light, the Book of Kings names thee Lord, Exodus names thee Providence, Leviticus Sanctity, Esdras Justice, creation names thee God, man names thee Father; but Solomon names thee Compassion, which is the most beautiful of all thy names." - Victor Hugo

"When I like people immensely I never tell their names to anyone. It is like surrendering a part of them. I have grown to love secrecy." - Oscar Wilde

"The people who were really important are the ones whose names are forgotten. And that's true of every movement that ever existed." - Noam Chomsky

"Many people believe the names of In 'n Out and Steak 'n Shake perfectly describe the contrast in bedroom techniques between the coast and the heartland." - Roger Ebert

"TV shows and stuff give people in the show business very bad names. I'm not going to name any shows, but a lot of shows..." - Chloe Grace Moretz

"Where names of people or places would mean little to a contemporary reader, I figured "translation errors" could create interesting new meanings." - Hal Duncan

"When I like people immensely, I never tell their names to any one. It is like surrendering a part of them." - Oscar Wilde

"Micro trends matter more than macro ones, but most of all, people matter. Individual human beings with names and wants and interests." - Seth

"Animals that not only move by their own free will and share feelings with people but also possess sight and hearing qualify as deserving of names." - Haruki Murakami

"Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did." - Josh Mcdowell

"Gods and goddesses are not what people think they are. Their names are terms with which we try to convey a certain experience, a state of consciousness." - Frederick Lenz

"Most of my songs have names of people I've met or are dear to me. There are people who have privacy issues and about people knowing about their private life. But for me, I like to include few special names and few details about them to make the song very special to me." - Taylor Swift

"Doubt is one of the names of intelligence." - Jorge Luis Borges

"Names and attributes must be accommodated to the essence of things, and not the essence to the names, since things come first and names afterwards." - Galileo Galilei

"I refuse to pronounce the names of possession and nonpossession." - Monique Wittig

"Our best yesterdays are now foul piles of crumpled names." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Reality is always the foe of famous names." - Petrarch

"Instead of calling everybody names, start being more understanding." - Clint Eastwood

"These Names of Virtues with their Precepts were" - Benjamin Franklin

"Fate and temperament are the names of a concept." - Novalis

"Every name is real. That's the nature of names." - Jerry Spinelli

"Losing their names, these things underwent a process of uncreation." - Angela Carter

"Teach us the names of what we have destroyed." - Dana Gioia

"Charles Dickens was an avid seeker of names - he read directories and looked for odd names on gravestones." - Jane Smiley

"I collect names for characters. Names are valuable; they can be your first source of insight into a character." - Spike Lee

"The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece. The names of the dead are listed there, chronologically. Just the names." - William Westmoreland

"Doing the movies and meeting the people, and I like the stories of the movies. I like names a lot, too. When I do an audition, there is a script and it has a first page that has the names of all the characters. I'm like, "Let me see that real quick, I wanna see what my name is gonna be." - Dakota Fanning

"I'd say people get to work and start being more understanding of everybody - instead of calling everybody names, start being more understanding. But get in there and get it done. Kick ass and take names. And this may be my dad talking, but don't spend what you don't have." - Clint Eastwood

"College wasn't like the real world. In the real world people dropped names based on their renown. In college, people dropped names based on their obscurity." - Jeffrey Eugenides

"I'm not one who can write out a speech and remember all the names of the people that you need to thank because you need to thank all of those people." - Morgan Freeman

"'What's the use of their having names the Gnat said, 'if they won't answer to them?' 'No use to them,' said Alice; 'but it's useful to the people who name them, I suppose. If not, why do things have names at all?' 'I can't say,' the Gnat replied." - Lewis Carroll

"People make a lot of fuss about my kids having such supposedly 'strange names', but the fact is that no matter what first names I might have given them, it is the last name that is going to get them in trouble." - Frank Zappa

"Unlike some of my other dharma brothers who got names that were very long and obscure, and nobody could remember or pronounce, that they didn't like. They wanted to give their names back, but it wasn't like that, it wasn't transactional. He would name some people and say 'you're married', and then they were married, but you know it wasn't really transactional." - Surya Das

"I don't think that the Pulitzer should be given the way it is. I think the competition should be anonymous. I think completely different people would win it if the names were taken off because a lot of it is done on relationships and names." - John Corigliano

"I usually have a location and then I put the character there. I love place names. I think I'm tricking myself by being so specific - it suddenly becomes real to me. Just because I say it's Chicago, Illinois doesn't mean it's true, but place names sort of make me grounded and then I can put some people there." - Peter Orner

"Names come and names go." - Neil Gaiman

"People were people, even if they had four legs and had called themselves names like Dangerous Beans, which is the kind of name you gave yourself if you learned to read before you understood what all the words actually meant." - Terry Pratchett

"I made a list of people who needed just a little bit of money. And when the list was complete, there were 42 names. The total amount of money they needed was $27. I was shocked." - Muhammad Yunus

"I carry a small sheet of paper in my wallet that has written on it the names of people whose opinions of me matter. To be on that list, you have to love me for my strengths and struggles." - Brene Brown

"People have fought in vain about the names and lives of their saviors, and have named their religions after the name of their savior, instead of uniting with each other in the truth that is taught." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Now you people have names. That's because you don't know who you are. We know who we are, so we don't need names." - Neil Gaiman

"People seem to have a great love for names. For to know a great many names seems to look like knowing a good many things." - Herman Melville

"Nicknames are fond names. We do not give them to people we dislike." - Edna Ferber

"So does being cool mean you get to go around calling other people names?" - James Howe

"Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names." - Proverbs

"Unsuccessful people are the ones who are impressed by celebrity, by people's names and titles." - Robin S. Sharma

"I didn't grow up knowing actors' names, and my parents weren't theater people." - Carrie Coon

"Small town people assume you are a friend if you simply remember their names." - Randal Marlin

"Unsuccessful people are the ones who are impressed by celebrity, by people's names and titles." - Robin S Sharma

"Names are what people sometimes use to excuse their thoughts and actions towards you." - Simon Travaglia

"All British people have plain names, and that works pretty well over there." - Paris Hilton

"The neighbourhood is a place of...intrigue and emotional espionage, where when two people stop to talk on the street their tongues are like the two halves of a scissor coming together, cutting reputations and good names to shreds." - Nadeem Aslam

"I am in love with every church And mosque And temple And any kind of shrine Because I know it is there That people say the different names Of the One God." - Hafez

"I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors." - Cicero

"Our democracy's history is littered with names we neither remember nor celebrate - people who stood in the way of progress while protecting the powerful. On Wednesday, a number of senators voted to join that list," - Gabrielle Giffords

"Possible controversy for the Obama campaign. Republicans are now accusing Barack Obama's campaign of voter fraud, because some of the people they've registered sound like they have fake names. Apparently, the fakest-sounding name is Barack Obama." - Conan O'Brien

"Names are very important for humans, aren't they? How do I translate for you the name of this town as it seems to me, the true name that tells of its history and people and lands and weather and . . . everything?" - Karen Lord

"I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"I'm an actress and mom, and I probably don't have enough of an active spiritual life. And I don't know why people run around calling themselves by the names of religions when they don't actually practise them." - Uma Thurman

"Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him." - Mel Brooks

"I stopped believing there was a power of good and a power of evil that were outside us. And I came to believe that good and evil are names for what people do, not for what they are." - Philip Pullman

"I couldn't begin to name names... in general I have found racers to be some of the most competitive people on the planet... and some of the nicest as well." - John Oates

"In a cookie factory, different cookies are baked in the shape of animals, cars, people, and airplanes. They all have different names and forms, but they are all made from the same dough, and they all taste the same." - Stephen Mitchell

"I also know there are timeless waters, endless seas, and lots of people in this world whose names don't matter to anyone but themselves. I look up at the sky and I see you there." - Edwidge Danticat

"We've gone through the names-Negro, African American, African, Black. For me that's an indication of a people still trying to find their identity. Who determines what is black?" - Spike Lee

"I never prepare a speech. I never think when I give a speech, except for "don't embarrass yourself or others", meaning "remember the names of the people you have to thank"." - Roger Ballen

"Pet names are a persistant remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated. They are a reminder, too, that one is not all things to all people." - Jhumpa Lahiri

"If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me!" - G M Trevelyan

"Doormen are kind of invisible, people don't know their names. They just say, Thank you, or Good morning. I'd never thought about doormen before. They're a vanishing breed. More electronic doors are being introduced." - Bob Newhart

"If you're Filipino, you're the beaner of the Asian community 'cause you're just like us. You're indigenous people that got banged by some Spaniards. That's why you have names like Kwan Ping Del Toro." - Carlos Mencia

"We"ve gone through the names-Negro, African American, African, Black. For me that's an indication of a people still trying to find their identity. Who determines what is black?" - Spike Lee

"I wrote about my life just as I remembered it. I named names and it's very detailed. Hundreds of Sudanese refugees and people from Africa say that my journey is very similar to theirs." - Kola Boof

"We have six of the most distinguished people in the field on the committee, but you'll just have to take my word for it because I'm not allowed to disclose their names." - Richard Mottram

"If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me!" - G M Trevelyan

"Sometimes they seem like living shapes, - The people of the sky, - Guests in white raiment coming down From heaven, which is close by; I call them by familiar names, As one by one draws nigh." - Lucy Larcom

"Driving a cab is not really a nurturing type of relationship. You take people and they tip you, they may not tip you, you don't know their names, they don't care about you, you don't care about them." - Pam Grier

"You know, I've kind of been lucky enough to always work with established actors or big names or people that are really popular or infamous for doing what they do and doing it well, I guess." - Amber Heard

"Before any American points a finger at President Putin and calls him nasty names, they should recognize that a lot of Americans agree with Putin on his stance against homosexual and transgender people." - Henry Rollins

"Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names." - Charles Barkley

"I just don't want to give out interviews. I just hate them. Inevitably, I ended up hurting some people or leaving some names out or getting quoted out of context." - Jerry Perenchio

"There have been people who have categorized the bands of perception in different yogic systems. It gives them pleasure to create names and orders and to make catalogs. Human beings like that." - Frederick Lenz

"Know everything about the companies and people you are going to be negotiating with. Insist on getting the names of everyone participating in the negotiations. Leave no stone unturned; find out as much as you can." - Kevin O'Leary

"Last year we had so many people coming in and out they didn't bother to sew their names on the backs of the uniforms. They just put them there with Velcro." - Andy Van Slyke

"My thought was I should try to stick with names that people may recognize like Robert Johnson, Son House, and Hoagy Carmichael, so if somebody cared to research, they would find a wealth of material." - John Mellencamp

"One of my lifelong hobbies has been to collect 'aptronyms' - the newspaper columnist Franklin P. Adams's term for people whose names were curiously appropriate to, or provided ironic comment on, their occupations." - Timothy Noah

"In entertainment, whether it's movies or television or whatever, I'm a great audience, but I don't remember the names of the people I've seen or the groups that I've heard." - William Shatner

"One of the things that pushed me over the edge was that people on the Left were calling me names. How many kicks in the teeth do you have to endure." - Cindy Sheehan

"It's a clique and I think a clique exists in every business. There's a circle of people that are guaranteed to open a movie and we all know their names and whether they're right or wrong for the role." - Elizabeth Pena

"Know everything about the companies and people you are going to be negotiating with. Insist on getting the names of everyone participating in the negotiations. Leave no stone unturned; find out as much as you can." - Kevin Oleary

"Names are hard. I have a library of What to Name Your Baby books, and I'm always picking up new books, and books of baby names from other countries. I like cool-sounding names." - George R R Martin

"Names are hard. I have a library of What to Name Your Baby books, and I'm always picking up new books, and books of baby names from other countries. I like cool-sounding names." - George R R Martin

"Names are hard. I have a library of What to Name Your Baby books, and I'm always picking up new books, and books of baby names from other countries. I like cool-sounding names." - George R R Martin

"For never has there been, in modern times, such a Homeric world, where so much value is pinned onto the utterance of name! Entire conversations, entire lives, are devoted to the act of naming people, and in Pakistan the affluent would be totally devoid of talk if they were unable to take names in vain. Caste and all its subclassifications are recreated every day in the structure of a conversation that knows which names to name ..." - Sara Suleri

"When I started producing, I was just making music under all different names. 'Black Afro.' 'Super Grandmaster.' 'Mister Bull.' Like, the most stupid, idiotic names. 'Afrojack' was one of those idiotic names." - Afrojack

"People have asked me throughout the years which directors have influenced me. I don't know their names, because I was mostly influenced when I'd see a film and think, "Man, I want to be sure to never do anything like that." So I never learned their names. It wasn't a matter of copying or emulating somebody I admired. It was getting rid of a lot of stuff." - Robert Altman

"To take sides with life and experience how we can transcend ourselves is a process that has many names and faces. Religion is one of those names." - Dorothee Solle

"An important art of politicians is to find new names for institutions which under old names have become odious to the public." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"And the Earth had no name. The gods know themselves and have no need of names. It is man who names all things, even gods." - Megan Whalen Turner

"The names are the first things to go, after the breath has gone, and the beating of the heart. We keep our memories longer than our names." - Neil Gaiman

"We all have the same God, we just serve him differently. Rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, oceans all have different names, but they all contain water. So do religions have different names, and they all contain truth, expressed in different ways forms and times. It doesn't matter whether you're a Muslim, a Christian, or a Jew. When you believe in God, you should believe that all people are part of one family. If you love God, you can't love only some of his children" - Muhammad Ali

"Many errors, of a truth, consist merely in the application of the wrong names of things." - Baruch Spinoza

"I do' think it should be socially acceptable for people to say they are "bad with names." No one is bad with names. That is not a real thing. Not knowing people's names is' a neurological condition; it's a choice. You choose not to make learning people's names a priority. It's like saying, "Hey, a disclaimer about me: I'm rude." - Mindy Kaling

"I don't think it should be socially acceptable for people to say they are "bad with names." No one is bad with names. That is not a real thing. Not knowing people's names isn't a neurological condition; it's a choice. You choose not to make learning people's names a priority. It's like saying, "Hey, a disclaimer about me: I'm rude." - Mindy Kaling

"During the night, while Bull and Lucy slept, Edward, with ever-open eyes, stared up at the constellations. He said their names, and then he said the names of the people who loved him. He started with Abilene, and then went on to Nellie and Lawrence and from there to Bull and Lucy, and then he ended again with Abilene: Abilene, Nellie, Lawrence, Bull, Lucy, Abilene. See? Edward told Pellegrina. I am not like the princess. I know about love." - Kate Dicamillo

"On matters beyond his ken a gentleman speaks with caution. If names are not right, words are misused. When words are misused, affairs go wrong. When affairs go wrong, courtesy and music droop, law and justice fail. And when law and justice fail them, a people can move neither hand nor foot. So a gentleman must be ready to put names in speech, to put words into deeds. A gentleman is nowise careless of words." - Confucius

"There are dozens of writings outside of the Bible that verify the historical accuracy of many of the names of people, places, and events mentioned in the Bible. In fact, external sources verify that at least eighty persons mentioned in the Bible were actual historical figures. Fifty people from the Old Testament, and thirty people from the New Testament." - Charlie Campbell

"Every body consists of three ingredients. The names of these are Sulphur, Mercury, and Salt." - Paracelsus

"The government will take the fairest of names, but the worst of realities - mob rule." - Polybius

"The government will take the fairest of names, but the worst of realities-mob rule." - Polybius

"If you do not know the names of things, the knowledge of them is lost, too." - Carl Linnaeus

"History records the names of royal bastards, but cannot tell us the origin of wheat." - Jean Henri Fabre

"I insist on group singing of the names of the Lord." - Sathya Sai Baba

"I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Well, I don't remember all the names of all the clubs we went to" - Shaquille O'Neal

"The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Truth is one, the sages speak of it by many names." - Joseph Campbell

"I remember a couple of instrumental albums, just don't ask the names." - Big Jim Sullivan

"Language alone protects us from the scariness of things with no names. Language alone is meditation." - Toni Morrison

"Some Americans need hyphens in their names because only part of them has come over." - Woodrow Wilson

"If I could remember the names of all these particles, I would have been a botanist." - Enrico Fermi

"Holy Istanbul! Your name is the most enchanting one of all names which enchants me." - Pierre Loti

"So many names, there is barely room on the walls of the heart." - Billy Collins



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