March

Don’t ever become a pessimist… a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.
Robert A. Heinlein

The march of conquest through wild provinces, may be the march of Mind; but not the march of Love.
Herman Melville

I came in on the decline. Phil Elliot was in first, he got his book out, he sold thirteen thousand, I think he got two issues out before I got mine in, this was March ’87. He was out in December ’86.
Eddie Campbell

I did Playboy. There was an ad in the paper for playmates. Playboy called me and flew me to Los Angeles, and I was on the March cover of 1992.
Anna Nicole Smith

I don’t worry about great visuals that they showed that weren’t actually running on real hardware. It doesn’t matter. Gamers don’t make their purchase decisions based on movies that were shown in May for products that come out in March.
J Allard

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.
Henry George

The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.
Thomas Sowell

Dr. David Livingstone left the Island of Zanzibar in March, 1866.
Henry Morton Stanley

Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.
John Hannah

Historically, musicians know what it is like to be outside the norm – walking the high wire without a safety net. Our experience is not so different from those who march to the beat of different drummers.
Billy Joel

I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears.
James Herriot

Even if a minefield or the abyss should lie before me, I will march straight ahead without looking back.
Zhu Rongji

Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.
Thomas Carlyle

This, then, is the test we must set for ourselves; not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Hubert H. Humphrey

Uh, I just had an operation last March which was rather serious and I’m recuperating now. I’m on a very bland diet. But, uh, I’m lucky, I was just lucky, that’s all.
Rube Goldberg

Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed.
Joshua Chamberlain

For better or worse, I’ve always tried to march to my own drum and tell it like it is, while preserving some integrity and style. God, I’m fabulous!
Michael Musto

I hope lots of people will join the solidarity march on May 7th and I hope things will change.
Anne Campbell

I hope to live long enough to see my surviving comrades march side by side with the Union veterans along Pennsylvania Avenue, and then I will die happy.
James Longstreet

The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people: equality and opportunity for all. Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation, these were an ideal.
Leonard Boswell

The March on Washington was a culmination of years of hard work and dedication of many individuals.
Leonard Boswell

The march to our duty here, not merely to ourselves, but to our surroundings, must proceed. God wills it.
William H. O’Connell

I may not have proved a great explorer, but we have done the greatest march ever made and come very near to great success.
Robert Falcon Scott

For instance, I was a little surprised that the Shiites didn’t rise up against Saddam and the Baath party across most of the country when the Americans moved in March and April of 2003.
Juan Cole

Arizona’s forest fires are not waiting for April, and neither will we. That is why I am pushing for stepped up deployment for Hot Shot wildfire crews in March rather than April, in order to better prepare for the expected fires in northern Arizona.
Rick Renzi

Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.
Phyllis Schlafly

By March ’87 we’re down to seven thousand, by the end of the year we’re down to twelve hundred. The whole bottom just fell out of the market. It was bad for me because I was in Australia at the time.
Eddie Campbell

For me the march was a labor – a labor of love – but I was busy handing out flyers for the National Association of Black Social Workers, so I really wasn’t standing in the crowd listening and observing. I was busy.
Andre Braugher

For myself, I believed that that 13th of March should see a fight to the finish, cost what it might! for if Bloemfontein was to be taken, it would only be over our dead bodies.
Christiaan Rudolf de Wet

I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers.
George Armstrong Custer

Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
Lyman Abbott

Every life is march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
Lyman Abbott

I was a child when the March on Washington led by Martin Luther King occurred, and I wanted to hear what was going on. I wanted to be a part of it. I wanted to contribute in the best way I possibly could.
Andre Braugher

I was the first candidate to come out against this war, spoke at every anti-war march.
Al Sharpton

I went to a bunch of marches in New York and Washington, and you know I believe in the cause, but to march with those people takes a lot of compromise on my end.
David Cross

I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance, research and preventive services aimed at reducing the rate of birth defects.
Solomon Ortiz

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
Richard Wright

With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history.
Ibrahim Babangida

With two thousand years of Christianity behind him… a man can’t see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head.
Louis-Ferdinand Celine

I would love to see a march on Washington that says ‘Save our Social Security’.
Barbara Boxer

If I was on a march at the moment I would be saying to everyone: ‘Be honest with each other. Admit there are limitless possibilities in relationships, and love as many people as you can in whatever way you want, and get rid of your inhibitions, and we’ll all be happy.
Ian Mckellen

In fact, the Iraqi foreign minister admitted in March 2003 that Iraqi funds were sent to families of Palestinian suicide bombers who attacked and killed innocent Israeli citizens, and also 12 Americans in Israel in 2003.
Jim Gerlach

I shall begin my march for Camp tomorrow morning. It was not in my power to move until I could procure shoes for the troops almost barefoot.
Anthony Wayne

Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically – while simulating a triumphant march forward – than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament?
Alexander Herzen

Yet the march toward freedom is not without its hazards or its casualties and the threats of violence aimed at Iraqis who participate in the election will be dealt with accordingly.
Jim Gerlach

You can never reach the promised land. You can march towards it.
James Callaghan

I think it’s a lovely idea, but it will not pass the Congress. I live in a world of realities. The policy of our country is that we can drill our way to independence. I think that’s a march to folly.
Anna Eshoo

I think people are entitled to march without a permit. When you have a few hundred thousand people on the street you have permission.
Tom Hayden

In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
Emanuel Celler

In the procession I should feel the crushing feet, the clashing discords, the ruthless hands and stifling breath. I could not hear the rhythm of the march.
Kate Chopin

In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.
Hillary Clinton

Hand in hand with nationalist economic isolationism, militarism struggles to maintain the sovereign state against the forward march of internationalism.
Christian Lous Lange

No administration could stop the tidal wave of immigration that swept over the land; no political party could restrain or control the enterprise of our people, and no reasonable man could desire to check the march of civilization.
Nelson A. Miles

It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else… begin to march us steadily backward.
Patrick Stewart

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.
Charles Dickens

Let them march all they want, as long as they continue to pay their taxes.
Alexander Haig

Many manufacturers secretly question whether advertising really sells their product, but are vaguely afraid that their competitors might steal a march on them if they stopped.
David Ogilvy

I was born on 22 March 1931 in New York, the elder child of Abraham and Fanny Richter.
Burton Richter

I was devastated by the loss of my job in March, although I can understand why it occurred.
Steven Hatfill

I was never any good in the school theatrical productions. I always got a role like the March Hare.
Jacqueline Bisset

I was so exhausted after fighting for the project for five years, shooting it was like the Bataan Death March.
Tom Berenger

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006.
Solomon Ortiz

My optimism is not based primarily on the successful march of democracy in recent times but rather is based on the experience of having lived in a fear society and studied the mechanics of tyranny that sustain such a society.
Natan Sharansky

From the fall of October, 1980 to March, 1984 I never lost a competition.
Scott Hamilton

No man shall have the right to fix the boundary to the march of a Nation.
Charles Stewart Parnell

No one’s gonna give a damn in July if you lost a game in March.
Earl Weaver

On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.
Albert Bushnell Hart

March 11, 2004, now occupies a place in the history of infamy.
Jose Maria Aznar

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.
Kahlil Gibran

Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind.
Paul Bert

One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.
Aldo Leopold

Our little force will march on tomorrow or the day after.
Peter Stuyvesant

Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg.
Joshua Chamberlain

Rich people march on Washington every day.
I. F. Stone

Take the decision in early March to arrest Muqtada al-Sadr. It was made apparently without knowledge or understanding of the nature of his movement or how widespread it is.
Juan Cole

The 1957 crisis in Little Rock, brought about by the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, was a huge part of the march toward freedom and opportunity in America.
Vic Snyder

The debates of that great assembly are frequently vague and perplexed, seeming to be dragged rather than to march, to the intended goal. Something of this sort must, I think, always happen in public democratic assemblies.
Alexis de Tocqueville

On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full-scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold.
Stephen Cohen

On March 4th, 1830, I arrived in London, where a new world seemed opened to me.
Henry Bessemer

The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
John Kenneth Galbraith

The events of the day’s march are now becoming so dreary and dispiriting that one longs to forget them when we camp; it is an effort even to record them in a diary.
Robert Falcon Scott

The journey and excursions in Mexico which have originated the narrative and remarks contained in this volume were made in the months of March, April, May, and June of 1856, for the most part on horseback.
Edward Burnett Tylor

The last time when I handed over information was in February or March 1949.
Klaus Fuchs

The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear – and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march.
George W. Bush

The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
William Gilmore Simms

The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.
Emile Zola

The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
Yasser Arafat

The weather was fine, the valleys literally covered with buffaloe, and everything seemed to promise a safe and speedy movement to the first grove of timber on my route, supposed to be about ten days’ march.
William Henry Ashley

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle.
Heinrich Heine

The Wedding March has a bit of a death march in it.
Brian May

The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life.
H. P. Blavatsky

They have just succeeded in raising the two thousand pounds here, by subscription, that was wanted towards an exploration fund, for fitting out an expedition, that will probably start for the interior of our continent next March.
William John Wills

We could in fact transport a person, say a kid who didn’t know what it was like to be in a civil rights march. We could actually take you into that experience, so that you could better appreciate what happened and why it happened.
Dexter S. King

We march and fight, to death or on to victory. Our might is right, no traitors shall prevail. Our hearts are steeled against the fiery gates of hell. No shot or shell, can still our mighty song.
George Lincoln Rockwell

We recorded the record on a Saturday afternoon March 30th and I heard the record for the first time on April 6th. I was driving to school, literally seven days later.
Lesley Gore

We shall meet again before long to march to new triumphs.
Giuseppe Garibaldi

We watched the U.S. citizenship immigration services web site in March. They had six million, two hundred thousand hits, and two million people downloaded applications for citizenship. So what we’re doing is attempting to help people in that process.
Luis Gutierrez

We’re going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators.
Gray Davis

We’ve got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We’re phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards.
Michael D. Barnes

We’ve got to recognize that when we march into Iraq, we’re setting up the card tables in front of every university in the Arab world, the Islamic world, to recruit for al-Qaida.
Chris Matthews

Well, first of all, I was asked by Ross Perot on a telephone call in March of 1992 if, since he had committed on the Larry King Show to becoming a candidate for president, to get on all 50 ballots.
James Stockdale

Well, if they will not march with Paine, they shall march under him.
James Lick

When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach, the clock no longer ticks, it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals, they symbolize the human race.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

When you become part of something, in some way you count. It could be a march; it could be a rally, even a brief one. You’re part of something, and you suddenly realize you count. To count is very important.
Studs Terkel

When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory.
A. C. Benson

You have to check out ‘March of the Penguins’. Penguins are the really ideal example of monogamy.
Rich Lowry

If we can’t begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
Alexis Herman

If you wish to draw off the people from a bad or wicked custom, you must beat up for a march; you must make an excitement, do something that everybody will notice.
Lewis Tappan

In fact, one was so booked out we went from March and were to go till November, but the pantomime was booked so they transferred the show to the Prince of Wales Theatre because it was so packed out, and it ran on from there.
Norman Wisdom

´╗┐The march is a way to get in celebration mode.
Charles Richards

The march of the human mind is slow.
Edmund Burke

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