quote by Rose O'Neal Greenhow

Instead of friends, I see in Washington only mortal enemies. Instead of loving the old flag of the stars and stripes, I see in it only the symbol of murder, plunder, oppression, and shame.

— Rose O'Neal Greenhow

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Star wars quote You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.

In my experience, there's no such thing as luck.

Star wars quote If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent yo

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.

Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles.

The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the force.

Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.

Star wars quote When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.

When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.

I thought Star Wars was too wacky for the general public.

Star Wars is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters is obscurist drivel; ‘Star Trek’ can turn your brains into puree of bat guano; and the greatest science fiction series of all time is Doctor Who! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one or all in a bunch to back it up!

The first script was one of six original stories I had written in the form of two trilogies. After the success of Star Wars, I added another trilogy. So now there are nine stories. The original two trilogies were conceived of as six films of which the first film was number four.

Star wars quote Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind an

Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.

I watch a lot of astronaut movies....Mostly Star Wars. And even Han and Chewie use a checklist.

I don't believe in singles. The singles market has changed. I am trying to get back to the old days of releasing albums at will, like Star Wars coming out again.

Know what you're talking about.

Star wars quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

I'm not a fan of Star Wars. That is not for me. That is for my nephews and nieces. I don't get it.

Suddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus, and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series, where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship.

I would rather be assassinated than see a single star removed from the American flag.

Star wars quote I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for

I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.

How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know.

Belief is self-knowing. Even Yoda out of Star Wars said, 'Do or do not. There is no try.'

Saying “I'll try” means our soul isn't really in it.

We tell ourselves “I'll try” when our inflated egos won't come clean and admit that we're actually not all that determined. We can't overcome obstacles with the words “I'll try.” As Yoda, the philosopher in the Star Wars movies, says, “Do, or do not. There is no 'try.

Star wars quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

I've learned that the movies [Star Wars] will never finally end.

It just goes on and on and on and on. I mean, it's going to be in 3D, then it's going to be smellivision, then it's going to be a ride in an amusement park, then they'll come to your house and perform it with puppets on your lawn ... it'll never end! I accepted that a long time ago.

Our earth is but a small star in a great universe.

Yet of it we can make, if we choose, a planet unvexxed by war, untroubled by hunger or fear, undivided by senseless distinctions of race, color or theory.

Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.

Star wars quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

I think that Star Wars revolutionized not only sci-fi movies, but also the entire industry in the way that things are done.

Certainly people are always very envious of me.

When I join a new theater company, the other actors look down the program, see my Return of the Jedi credit and say, 'Oh, you were part of Star Wars.' I smile and say, 'Yes, but only for twenty-six and a half seconds.'

We are at war with the most dangerous enemy that has ever faced mankind in his long climb from the swamp to the stars, and it has been said if we lose that war, and in so doing lose this way of freedom of ours, history will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening.

Star wars quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

I would like to see a fierce Fantasia mixed with Blade Runner, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars all in one. That's the kind of movies I want to make.

There are patriots who opposed the war in Iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in Iraq. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.

Even when I am gone, I shall remain in people's minds the star of their rights, my name will be the war cry of their efforts, the motto of their hopes.

Star wars quote I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.

I have failed 'Star Wars' trivia tests.

People come up to me at conventions and use terms that I've never heard of.

The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.

Star wars quote It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

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World War II made war reputable because it was a just war.

I wouldn't have missed it for anything. You know how many other just wars there have been? Not many. And the guys I served with became my brothers. If it weren't for World War II, I'd now be the garden editor of The Indianapolis Star. I wouldn't have moved away.

Night comes, world-jewelled, . . . The stars rush forth in myriads as to wage War with the lines of Darkness; and the moon, Pale ghost of Night, comes haunting the cold earth After the sun's red sea-death--quietless.

And it's only the beginning of a new era of exceptional Star Wars storytelling;

next year we'll release our first standalone movie based on these characters, followed by Star Wars: Episode VIII in 2017, and we'll finish this trilogy with Episode IX in 2019.

The reason the first three Star Wars movies were so terrific, and the second three sucked so bad, is actually very simple. The first three were about rebels, shooting guns and driving fast, and speaking with American accents. The second three were about politicians, discussing treaties and holding court, and speaking with British accents.

George Lucas doesn't have the most physical stamina.

He was so unhappy making Star Wars that he just vowed he'd never do it again.

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