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

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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

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
- Winston Churchill

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly
for the purpose of diddling with his computer.
- Dave Barry

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

I am not the archetypal leading man.
This is mainly for one reason: as you may have noticed,
I have no hair.
- Patrick Stewart

Mainly I was able to perform with music -
I played the French horn,
I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band.
So I think it was a way to show off.
- Ewan McGregor

 

I became quite successful very young,
and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and
I just worked so hard at it.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Mainly what I learned from Buddy...
was an attitude.
He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn't have any barriers to it.
- Waylon Jennings

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

Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course...
the space between your ears.
- Bobby Jones

So far the changes in the president in his second term
have been mainly of a rhetorical nature.
- Brent Scowcroft

I was born in 1942, so I was mainly aware of Howard
Hughes' name on RKO Radio Pictures.
- Martin Scorsese

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

I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed...
When I was a kid I pitched, played first,
outfield and shortstop as well.
Now it's mainly softball with some friends.
- Josh Charles

And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking
trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them.
- F. L. Lucas

I think a major cause of present Asian economic difficulties that mainly come from,
you know, lack of market economy.
- Kim Dae Jung

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

Big game photography in Africa is mainly done from a vehicle,
so then I feel I might as well take the lot.
- Nigel Dennis

I've mainly been in dramas, so this is one of my first
comedy kind of performances in Cecil B. Demented.
- Stephen Dorff

Pure mathematics is on the whole distinctly more useful than applied.
For what is useful above all is technique,
and mathematical technique is taught mainly through pure mathematics.
- G. H. Hardy

The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God;
the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
- Thomas Aquinas

The people among which I lived - and yet live,
mainly - made their living from cotton,
wheat, cattle, oil, with the usual percentage of business
men and professional men.
- Robert E. Howard

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

It seemed to me you could do anything in comics.
So I started doing my thing, which is mainly influenced by novelists,
stand-up comedians, that sort of thing.
- Harvey Pekar

Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life.
I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits,
mainly, when I asked him to come along.
- Tim Conway

I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had,
even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly
on giving information about the results of my own work.
- Klaus Fuchs

Even as voters, we try to keep up with the guys as much as possible,
mainly through television or ESPN.
- Marcus Allen

I moved to LA and decided to do films and television,
mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead.
- Shirley Knight

The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth
in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources:
capital deepening and total factor productivity growth,
or TFP growth.
- Toshihiko Fukui

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

A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened
by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it,
is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.
- Anthony Trollope

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

I play a lot of charity golf mainly.
I'm a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.
- Eric Bristow

For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal
area is not mainly a problem of structure,
or design, or statistics.
It is a profoundly human situation.
- Kim Campbell

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

It was more freeing, mainly because he's so free anyway.
He just is in his performance.
So to mimic someone doing a free performance,
well, that's pretty freeing within itself.
- Michael Welch

The first half of life is spent mainly in finding out
who we are through seeing ourselves in our interaction with others.
- June Singer

When I first came to the United States in 1956 I fell in love with things -
mainly the vitality and the freedoms.
- Harold Evans

The career of a politician mainly consists in making
one part of the nation do what it does not want to do,
in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation.
- Auberon Herbert

The games industry is already bigger than the music industry,
and it's mainly directed at teenage boys.
- Thomas Dolby

I suspect that writer's block afflicts mainly people
who have some stable and ample source of income outside of writing.
So far it hasn't been a problem.
- Fred Saberhagen

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

We were mainly concerned about nudity -
how much could be shown in 1959 and how much would convey,
without being gratuitous, the terror of being attacked naked and wet.
- Joseph Stefano

I chose Sony Classics, not just because of their practical experience,
not just because of their wisdom in marketing,
but mainly because of their integrity.
- Arthur Cohn

I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities,
even though I was already living as they did -
as black performers in a white world.
- Bobby Short

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

I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid,
mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books,
and I've read quite extensively as an adult.
- Matt Groening

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

Mainly, I thought of Barney as a kid.
You can always look into the faces of kids and see what they're thinking,
if they're happy or sad.
That's what I tried to do with Barney.
- Don Knotts

The philosophy of the wisest man that ever existed,
is mainly derived from the act of introspection.
- William Godwin

I play the piano and have been playing since I was 7,
mainly classical Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart.
- Kiana Tom

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

I keep working mainly because my wife and I spend most
of our time touring the country doing our own plays.
- Joseph Bologna

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

This season is a lot funnier, not as dark,
mainly because, well, she has accepted the fact that she is dead.
She knows she cannot go back to where she was when she was alive.
- Ellen Muth

For what I wrote that started this whole controversy,
I deserved to be criticized, and I felt bad about writing it.
I felt bad mainly as a writer and a thinker.
- Gregg Easterbrook

What I believe in touches many aspects of religious and spiritual thought.
Mainly I'm influenced and inspired by the eastern yogi's aspect of mysticism,
Which is, I think, the future.
- Dave Davies

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

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

In the late '70s I started to search for the perfect sound -
whatever that might be,
before that I was mainly interested in drugs,
insanity and the rock'n'roll lifestyle.
- Lou Reed

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

I am flattered to have been the woman to have opened
the door for female rockers to be accepted into the mainly male industry.
- Suzi Quatro

It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious
actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives
of those who spring from us.
- Samuel Butler

I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is
primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul
that I seek the salvation of the body.
- William Booth

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

This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish.
Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage
of coal and fish at the same time.
- Aneurin Bevan

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction.
Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up,
because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests.
- Linus Torvalds

I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends
were also mainly artists or writers,
so he connects what I do with his example.
- Jonathan Lethem

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


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