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"Kentucky wants to occupy some clock" - Billy Packer

"Poetry should only occupy the idle." - Lord Byron

"Occupy Wall Street is a real movement." - Russ Feingold

"Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days." - Ted W. Engstrom

"There's always something to occupy the inquiring mind." - Margaret Atwood

"I'm not fit to occupy space. Excuse me for living." - Flora Rheta Schreiber

"Nobody is going to occupy a place higher than I." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Occupy yourself, and you will be out of harm's way." - Ovid

"Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days." - Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

"Fear and God do not occupy the same space." - Dick Gregory

"I'm not fit to occupy space. Excuse me for living." - Flora Rheta Schreiber

"We must occupy the food system to create food democracy." - Vandana Shiva

"Why does the feeling of emptiness occupy so much space?" - James De La Vega

"Logic and faith don't occupy the same side." - Dani Shapiro

"I'm not living with you. We occupy the same cage." - Tennessee Williams

"Whom little things occupy and keep busy, are little men." - John Lancaster Spalding

"Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days." - Ted Engstrom

"I have watched Occupy Wall Street mostly from the sidelines." - Jami Attenberg

"The Occupy movement is - it was a big surprise." - Noam Chomsky

"There's no violence coming from the Occupy protesters." - Michael Moore

"We ought to say, "Occupy Wall Street, not Iraq," "Occupy Wall Street, not Afghanistan," "Occupy Wall Street, not Palestine." The two need to be put together. Otherwise people might not read the signs." - Arundhati Roy

"The value of life does not depend upon the place we occupy. It depends upon the way we occupy that place." - Therese Of Lisieux

"Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved." - Carlos Drummond de Andrade

"We've seen a great deal of interest from the Occupy movement. It's a diverse movement, not everyone embraces electoral politics, and no one can speak for Occupy." - Jill Stein

"Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved." - Carlos Drummond De Andrad

"If the child has not an object that it can occupy itself with, it feels ennui; for it does not yet know how to occupy itself with itself." - Max Stirner

"Ground which can be abandoned but is hard to re-occupy is called entangling." - Sun Tzu

"Equal rights for the sexes will be achieved only when mediocre women occupy high positions." - Francoise Giroud

"Life is too short to occupy oneself with the slaying of the slain more than once." - Thomas Huxley

"Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth." - Queen Elizabeth II

"Do what you love and try not to look at what other people occupy themselves with." - Rodney Mullen

"We occupy the planet with a vengeance. We seek to dominate it." - Henry Rollins

"The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body." - Cicero

"Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay." - Maya Angelou

"Anything big enough to occupy our minds is big enough to hang a prayer on." - George Macdonald

"I'm not living with you. We occupy the same cage. (Maggie)" - Tennessee Williams

"Positive and negative emotions cannot occupy the mind at the same time." - Napoleon Hill

"While we have prisons it matters little which of us occupy the cells." - George Bernard Shaw

"Occupy your mind with good thoughts, or the enemy will fill them with bad ones." - Thomas More

"A man has no right to occupy another man's time unnecessarily" - John D Rockefeller

"Nothing should so occupy the mind of the Christian than discovering God each day." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"There is no space without aether, and no aether which does not occupy space." - Arthur Eddington

"Occupy yourself in beholding and bewailing your own imperfections rather than contemplating the imperfections of others." - Ignatius Loyola

"But the thing that will always occupy me the most is music." - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

"May peace-dreamers And peace-lovers Occupy the length and breadth Of the world." - Sri Chinmoy

"Thoughts that most frequently occupy the mind determine a man's course of action." - David O Mckay

"I can occupy myself quite easily with what's going on inside me." - Charlotte Rampling

"We do not make art. We have unnamable motors and dangerous impulses that occupy our thoughts." - Richard Prince

"If we don't occupy ourself with everything, then peaceful mind will have nowhere to abide." - Shenhui

"Occupy yourself in beholding and bewailing your own imperfections rather than contemplating the imperfections of others." - Ignatius Of Loyola

"Light and darkness cannot occupy the same space at the same time." - Robert D. Hales

"[Occupy Wall Street] had an impact on consciousness. It was not effective in realizing change." - Edward Snowden

"Time is just a moment that we occupy in this brief spin around the planet." - Ray Manzarek

"Life is too short to occupy oneself with the slaying of the slain more than once." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"Those people who occupy a territory determine the nature of the society in that region." - Arthur Kemp

"Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth." - Elizabeth II

"Though I occupy a very high position, I am the hardest-working man in this country." - James K Polk

"Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." - Gustave Flaubert

"Occupy yourself in beholding and bewailing your own imperfections rather than contemplating the imperfections of others." - Saint Ignatius

"But if Sharon wants to occupy Gaza, let him come. Israel will pay the price." - Ahmed Yassin

"I occupy much of my time in theological studies for which I have a natural inclination." - Cole Younger

"When my wife died, I booked myself into the studio just to work, to occupy myself." - Johnny Cash

"But the thing that will always occupy me the most is music." - Dietrich Fischerdieskau

"I say to the Occupy protesters - you're occupying the wrong place, you're protesting the wrong thing." - Sarah Palin

"The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"I think there's a certain space people have decided I occupy - the funny-sidekick thing." - Zooey Deschanel

"Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with." - Robert Browning

"So far, the only major accomplishment of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters is that they have finally put an end to their previous initiative, Occupy Our Mothers' Basements." - Ann Coulter

"When someone lives as a minority, they experience the world differently than those of us who live in the majority. We may occupy the same physical space, but we don't occupy the same psychic space." - Jennifer Granholm

"Nobody can make you happy but yourself. Things occupy us, people occupy us, but they don't make us happy. If we are honest, what makes us happy is to experience spirit." - Frederick Lenz

"I want that which is hilarious and that which is heartbreaking to occupy the same territory in the book because I think they very often occupy the same territory in life, much as we try to separate them." - Richard Russo

"Occupy is anything but a protest movement. That's why it has been so hard for news agencies to express or even discern the 'demands' of the growing legions of Occupy participants around the nation, and even the world." - Douglas Rushkoff

"As long as you don't forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy a rent-free space in your mind." - Isabelle Holland

"Kindness, quite simply, is the rent we must pay for the space we occupy on this planet." - Robin S. Sharma

"Don't be concerned that you have no position; be concerned how you may fit yourself to occupy one. ." - Confucius

"I fancy that the Hell of Too Many People would occupy a respectable place in the hierarchy of infernal regions." - J B Priestley

"I think there should be an Occupy Gallifrey. Because 0.000001% of the people have 99.99999% of the Time." - Neil Gaiman

"Our lives can only be lived forward and understood backwards. Living a life and understanding it occupy different dimensions." - Hanif Kureishi

"The rich get richer and the poor get the picture. I think this Occupy Wall Street thing is great." - Simon Baker

"My responsibility is to follow the Scriptures which call upon us to occupy the land until Jesus returns." - James G. Watt

"Deep down, nobody wants a job to occupy his or her time. We want a mission that inspires us." - Daniel Pinchbeck

"Every man is what he is, because of the DOMINATING THOUGHTS which he permits to occupy his mind." - Napoleon Hill

"It's like reading a book about a life that you will never occupy, but that's the beauty of being transported." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"The activity of happiness must occupy an entire lifetime; for one swallow does not a summer make." - Aristotle

"I have learned that the place where I subsist is all places, and the space I occupy is all intervals." - Khalil

"Occupy World Street is a masterpiece which deserves to get wide circulation and commitment by world leaders." - Maurice Strong

"Avoid the ecstatic adjectives that occupy such disproportionate space in every critic's quiver - words like "enthralling" and "luminous."" - William Zinsser

"People steal into one's consciousness and occupy what seems, in retrospect, to have been their place all along." - Paula Fox

"I wouldn't mind writing a long book which is going to occupy me for the rest of my life." - Philip Roth

"You have a place to live in this world which no other man can occupy; hence no competitors." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The space you occupy and the authority you exercise may be measured with mathematical exactness by the service you render." - Napoleon Hill

"I suddenly realised I could maybe occupy a different position because of age, a kind of acceptance." - Bob Monkhouse

"The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size." - Gertrude S. Wister

"We are a conquering race. We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands." - Albert J. Beveridge

"If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it." - James A Garfield

"First of all, no candidate is going to win by catering to the alleged Occupy Wall Street vote." - Jim Demint

"The 'free-floating intellectual' may occupy himself with problems because of their inherent interest and importance, perhaps to little effect." - Noam Chomsky

"Barack Obama is Occupy Wall Street. Barrack Obama is plugged into that world. That's what he believes." - Monica Crowley

"The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share." - Joseph Gordonlevitt

"The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"To occupy yourself with tasks that are useful to yourself and others, you can get your mind off your problems." - Frederick Lenz

"When an Occupy demo in the centre of Frankfurt makes world news, I shall hurry to join in." - Nigel Farage

"As long as you don't forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind." - Isabelle Holland

"And with the Occupy Movement, it's really ironic how the police come as representatives and enforcers of the powers that be, even though the people in the Occupy Movement are really on their side - not in terms of their behavior, but in terms of their economic status, in terms of who the police are in society and how much they're paid, and if you boil it down to the economics of it, the police should be out there marching with the Occupy Movement." - Oren Moverman

"Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space feels itself excluded." - William Hazlitt

"With regard to narrow passes, if you can occupy them first, let them be strongly garrisoned and await the advent of the enemy." - Sun Tzu

"With regard to precipitous heights, if you are beforehand with your adversary, you should occupy the raised and sunny spots, and there wait for him to come up." - Sun Tzu

"I long for the day my sisters will rise, and occupy the sphere to which they are called by their high nature and destiny." - Lucretia Mott

"They [the United States] violate our land and occupy it and steal the Muslims' possessions, and when faced by resistance they call it terrorism." - Osama Bin Laden

"Mr. Tulip lived his life on that thin line most people occupy just before they haul off and hit someone repeatedly with a wrench." - Terry Pratchett

"When your life has had few events to occupy it, it's amazing how a simple encounter can seem like an entire three-act play." - Mary E. Pearson

"Let us invoke a continuance of the same protecting care which has led us from small beginnings to the eminence we this day occupy." - Zachary Taylor

"In reading some books we occupy ourselves chiefly with the thoughts of the author; in perusing others, exclusively with our own." - Edgar Allan Poe

"... the physical and domestic education of daughters should occupy the principal attention of mothers, in childhood: and the stimulation of the intellect should be very much reduced." - Catharine Beecher

"The world in which you live is not primarily determined by outward conditions and circumstances but by the thoughts that habitually occupy your mind." - Norman Vincent Peale

"I want to remind the viewers that people like Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama endorsed the Occupy Wall Street movement which is actually full of anarchists." - Katie Pavlich

"When thee builds a prison, thee had better build with the thought ever in thy mind that thee and thy children may occupy the cells." - Elizabeth Fry

"People fidget. They are compelled to look engaged in an activity, or purposeful. Vampires can just occupy space without feeling obliged to justify it." - Charlaine Harris

"I was kind of just too lazy to take my money out of the bank until I saw how Citi Bank responded to Occupy Wall Street." - Talib Kweli

"Here you are truly separate from the earth, at least for a little while, removed from the cares and concerns that occupy you on the ground." - Stephen Coonts

"Equality is a slogan based on envy. It signifies in the heart of every republican: Nobody is going to occupy a place higher than I." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"The Gods occupy the loftiest regions, men the lowest, the demons the middle region...They have immortality of body, but passions of the mind in common with men." - Saint Augustine

"I don't know what they are protesting at Occupy Wall Street but I'm on their side. But 10,000 protestors and one Porta Potty?" - David Letterman

"Rational free spirits are the light brigade who go on ahead and reconnoiter the ground which the heavy brigade of the orthodox will eventually occupy." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts." - Abraham Lincoln

"Canada has sent an army of 1,000 soldiers to occupy the Muslim country of Afghanistan (and ships to the Persian Gulf)," - George Galloway

"Handbags, I don't at all like them because they occupy my hands. My hands always have to be ready in case I need to slap somebody." - Miriam Defensor Santiago

"On both difficult and easy terrain, you must know the 'tenable' and 'fatal' ground. Occupy tenable ground and attack on fatal ground." - Sun Bin

"It is a false principle that because we are entirely occupied with ourselves, we must equally occupy the thoughts of others. The contrary inference is the fair one." - William Hazlitt

"Equality is a slogan based on envy. It signifies in the heart of every republican: "Nobody is going to occupy a place higher than I." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"If the rabble continues to occupy itself with you, then simply don't read that hogwash, but rather leave it for the reptile from whom it has been fabricated." - Albert Einstein

"He has never wanted to occupy the throne himself; he prefers the back seat - more room to spread out, you see." - J K Rowling

"He didn't just occupy space; he saturated it. The room had been full of books before, now it was full of him." - Karen Marie Moning

"It was an enormous mistake for us to try to occupy that country after June of 2003. We have to pull back, and we have to recognize it." - Newt Gingrich

"The United States, as all you know, did not come to Iraq for oil, not to occupy. We came here only to help." - Donald Rumsfeld

"The Arabic states have to be integrated into the Iraqi reconstruction. We need the help of the Arabic community, which understands its culture. Americans arrive, invade, occupy." - Neil Young

"When there happens to be a weapon of mass destruction suspect site in an area that we occupy and if people have time, they'll look at it." - Donald Rumsfeld

"When the thick layers of dark clouds occupy the sky, if there is no wind at all to sweep them away, start blowing with courage and belief" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"You need to be disciplined and you need to try to occupy a zone of acting that is always quite scary because you don't think you're doing anything." - James Purefoy

"When you're dealing with killing people and things that are upsetting, that can be a delicate place to occupy yourself for a day." - James Purefoy

"There's a throne in each life big enough for only one. Christ may be on that throne, or money may be. But both cannot occupy it." - Randy Alcorn

"The dirty little secret, folks, is Obama is not only for occupying Wall Street. He also wants to occupy Main Street." - Rush Limbaugh

"Cities like Detroit exist because they occupy important sites. In the case of Detroit, it sits on a river between two great lakes - very important and strategic." - James Howard Kunstler

"It is worth remembering that our cities occupy important sites, and therefore some kind of settlement is liable to be there." - James Howard Kunstler

"I have an interest in architecture, although more theoretically than anything else. I think architecture tries to understand what the body wants to occupy, not the body itself." - Hussein Chalayan

"Americans feel as though the only position they can possibly occupy is number one and if they're not number one, well, the end of the world has come." - Robert Skidelsky, Baron Skidelsky

"No one has a right to occupy the privileged position all the time, so it should be contested. It should always be messy in there." - Kerry James Marshall

"When you are trying to understand the world, it is unwise to assume that you occupy a privileged position in it." - Jim Holt



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