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  • The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao; the name that can be named is not the eternal name. The Nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth; the Named is the mother of all things. -- Lao Tzu
  • Light was first Through the Lord's word Named day: Beauteous, bright creation! -- Caedmon
  • It feels like we're in a Harry Potter book talking about He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. -- Laurell K. Hamilton
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  • I'm in the theater because of two plays: 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'Death of a Salesman.' -- Mike Nichols
  • I would really have liked to have gone to Broadway with 'A Streetcar Named Desire.' I was proud of that. -- Cate Blanchett
  • Poor Harper Seven Beckham, having to live with that name all her life. It's the Boy Named Sue syndrome; at the very least it will toughen her up. -- Simon Hoggart
  • I'm very fond of Tennessee Williams' plays, and when my husband and I went to New Orleans in the late 1970s, we saw 'A Street Car Named Desire.' -- Ruth Rendell
  • Named Harris, Bill said. Ever know him, Mike? He was in the war, too.Fortunate fellow, Mike said. What times we had. How I wish those dear days were back. -- Ernest Hemingway
  • Is it true that you shouted at Professor Umbridge?" "Yes." "You called her a liar?" "Yes." "You told her He Who Must Not Be Named is back?" "Yes." "Have a biscuit, Potter. -- J. K. Rowling
  • My name is "A Pimp named Slickback" Wait... A Pimp?? ... Named Slickback. Yes, please say the whole thing if you would. Yes, that includs the "A Pimp Named" part. Yes Tom, everytime. -- Katt Williams
  • I remember watching 'A Streetcar Named Desire' when I was quite young, I was about 12, or 13, and I watched it, thinking, 'Wow. That is pretty cool. I'd like to do something like that.' -- Aneurin Barnard
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  • I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him. -- Herbert Hoover
  • In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs. -- Bob Uecker
  • Being named among the best at something is special and beautiful. But if there are no titles, nothing is won. -- Lionel Messi
  • I named my new son James Joseph Brown II. I think he's going to be a lot better than I was. -- James Brown
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson' is about two guys named Will Grayson who live in different Chicago suburbs who eventually meet each other. -- John Green
  • For me, my 'X' replaced the white slave master name of 'Little' which some blue-eyed devil named Little had imposed on my parental forebears. -- Malcolm X
  • I love pets and I love animals, and I just got a new puppy, a new rescue named Peanut. She's a tiny little Chihuahua mix. -- Carrie Ann Inaba
  • A guy named Charlie Beacham was my first mentor at Ford. He taught me the importance of the dealers, and he rubbed my nose in the retail business. -- Lee Iacocca
  • If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness. -- Nelson Mandela
  • Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable. -- Rene Daumal
  • Hibakusha' is an animated docu-drama that Choz Belen and I are directing, and it will take you through the earliest memories of a Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor named Kaz Suyeishi. -- Steve Nguyen
  • I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  • I changed high schools three times because my parents moved. I had one friend my freshman year named Miki Vukovich. Miki and I were the only skaters in our high school. He runs my foundation now. -- Tony Hawk
  • I have an African gray parrot; her name is Eli. We thought she was a boy. And a blue-streaked lory named Marco. He's 10. And a yellow and green parakeet, Petey. He's very cute, but he's getting old. -- Roz Chast
  • Neither James Madison, for whom this lecture is named, nor any of the other Framers of the Constitution, were oblivious, careless, or otherwise unaware of the words they chose for the document and its Bill of Rights. -- Diane Wood
  • I had an excellent math and physics teacher in high school named T.C. Patel, and in the university, I had truly dedicated professors in both physics and mathematics who gave me a sound foundation with which to pursue graduate studies. -- Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
  • I felt more doubtful than usual with 'Goon Squad,' because I knew that the book's genre wasn't easily named - Novel? Stories? Novel-in-stories? - and I worried that its lack of a clear category would count against it. My hopes for it were pretty modest. -- Jennifer Egan
  • When launching a product called an Energy Drink and named Red Bull, a product that stimulates body and mind, it is a short step to the roots where Red Bull came from. We have been doing this for 20 years - now it's called adventure sports, extreme sports, and outdoor sports. -- Dietrich Mateschitz
  • My Dad, a small-town lawyer, was also named Paul. Until we lost him when I was 16, he was a gentle presence in my life. I like to think he'd be proud of me and my sister and brothers, because I'm sure proud of him and of where I come from, Janesville, Wisconsin. -- Paul Ryan
  • I am more interested in how people interpret the phrase 'Elect The Dead' than what I may or may not have intended. I named the album after the track, which is a spiritual song about love, life and death and is the heaviest song on the album without having any heavy instruments. -- Serj Tankian
  • As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by 'survival of the fittest.' -- Bill Cosby
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  • I remember once acting really cool on a bus with this girl named Stephanie. When I got home, I realized that I had a really big zit on my forehead. If you have acne problems, you really shouldn't be acting like Don Juan. I should have been contrite - and apologized for exposing her to the angry pimple. -- John Cusack
  • I built a baseball field in the lower part of our property and I'm always working on that. I got a wheelbarrow, a pick and a shovel, and I started to build a baseball field during writers' strike. We have boys and girls come over and we have clinics in the spring. It's called The Strike because it's named for the writers' strike. -- John C. McGinley
  • When I first found out I had HIV, I had to find somebody who was living with it, who could help me understand my journey and what I was going to have to deal with day-to-day. I found out that a person named Elizabeth Frazier was living with AIDS at the time, and so I called her up, and she took a meeting with me. -- Magic Johnson
  • Triple tongued is triple named -- Alison Croggon
  • People named their kids after me! -- Chad Everett
  • I'd like an omelet named after me. -- Rufus Sewell
  • I want a sandwich named after me. -- Jon Stewart
  • Id like an omelet named after me. -- Rufus Sewell
  • A named thing is a tamed thing. -- Joanne Harris
  • A thing named is a thing tamed. -- Joanne Harris
  • I have a black lab named Luke. -- Bryan Clay
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  • Emirates Stadium should be named after Arsene Wenger -- Alan Pardew
  • No horse named Morbid ever won a race. -- Ernest Hemingway
  • I was named after my mother's maiden name. -- Sprague Grayden
  • I'm named Barack Hussein Obama. I'm African-¬≠American. -- Barack Obama
  • I'm not a kiss-and-teller. I never named names. -- Joni Mitchell
  • I think they named the orange before the carrot. -- Demetri Martin
  • I used to have an imaginary friend named Michael. -- Niall Horan
  • You nicked-named my daughter after the Lock Ness Monster! -- Stephenie Meyer
  • Yes, I've just bought a new horse, named Jedi. -- Bruce Boxleitner
  • Someone named Gold has never won gold, I'm told. -- Gracie Gold
  • Little princess, lovely as the dawn, well named Aurore. -- Cameron Dokey
  • A holiday, the day I first named you, "friend." -- Mary Anne Radmacher
  • Hast thou named all the birds without a gun? -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • I stepped on a land mine named Jayson Blair. -- Howell Raines
  • The God that can be named is not God. -- Soren Kierkegaard
  • All killer whales are named Kevin. You knew that, right?" -- Christopher Moore
  • The earth had two childrenA son named Adamand a daughter -- Karan Patade
  • All killer whales are named Kevin. You knew that, right? -- Christopher Moore
  • I was named after my two grandmothers - Julia Elizabeth. -- Julie Andrews
  • My first cat was named Cowboy, after the Dallas Cowboys. -- Jenna Bush
  • How can there not already be a rapper named 'O'pinion'? -- Dov Davidoff
  • Never eat at a Chinese restaurant named Mama Teresa's Trattoria. -- Joy Behar
  • I think my parents were high when they named me. -- Jolene Blalock
  • I have a Maltipoo named Blondie. She is so cute! -- Ashley Tisdale
  • Whoever named it necking was a poor judge of anatomy. -- Groucho Marx
  • Couldn't afford a car so he named his daughter Alexis -- Kanye West
  • A real Christmas baby was not to be lightly named. -- Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • What we have not named as a symbol escapes our notice. -- W. H. Auden
  • I don't cook. I think they named the 'Mike'-rowave after me. -- Michael Jai White
  • Hell, the truth is that I was named after a dog! -- John Wayne
  • Stigler's Law: No scientific discovery is named after its original discoverer. -- George Stigler
  • Might not most men be as well named boys grown old. -- Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
  • I went through baseball as a player to be named later. -- Joe Garagiola
  • An un-named song is like an un-named child, it has no identity. -- Robyn Hitchcock
  • Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith. -- Robert A. Heinlein
  • Tis better never to be named than to be ill spoken of. -- Susanna Centlivre
  • It was very flattering when Manolo Blahnik named a shoe after me. -- Sarah Jessica Parker
  • I have an old dog named Lily, and she's a black lab. -- Sue Monk Kidd
  • I'm named after a computer and grew up really interested in them. -- Hal Sparks
  • I was named Beekeeper of the Year by the Florida State Beekeeping Association. -- Peter Fonda
  • The Venus flytrap, a devouring organism, aptly named for the goddess of love. -- Tennessee Williams
  • Most people named Willie are either in prison or on the armwrestling circuit. -- Jase Robertson
  • It's great to be named the best at something . . . even if it's sucking. -- Joseph Bruce
  • This is your silly web browser doing that. The file is correctly named. -- Rasmus Lerdorf
  • The Elizabethan age might be better named the beginning of the smoking era.. -- James M. Barrie
  • Your horse is named Small. Yes. Mine is named Big. -Fire and Brigan -- Kristin Cashore
  • Why hasn't anyone opened a night club named 'No Drugs Allowed, Wink, Wink'? -- Dov Davidoff
  • One of my all-time favorite country singers is a guy named Conway Twitty. -- Blake Shelton
  • The world I'm interested in is the one where things are not named. -- Martha Graham
  • At my age, I'm just happy to be named the greatest living anything. -- Joe DiMaggio
  • Haiku sounds like I'm Saying hi to someone named Ku. Hi, Ku. Hello. -- Ellen DeGeneres
  • Comedy Central made their own awards show. They were named best comedy channel. -- Andy Kindler
  • Never marry a girl named 'Marie' who used to be known as 'Murray'. -- Johnny Carson
  • My goal in life is to have a psychiatric disorder named after me. -- Darynda Jones
  • If an animal is named after what it eats, how interesting is it? -- Karl Pilkington
  • I drive two black cars, I named em Malcolm X and Martin Luther. -- Drake
  • There's a guy on YouTube named Mac Lethal - he spits hot fire. -- Bobby Moynihan
  • Humanity, perhaps, that quality of benevolence that humans have, without irony, named after themselves. -- Laini Taylor
  • No one can tell time except approximately, time never stands still to be named. -- Fredric Brown
  • I was the first woman ever named Entertainer of the Year in country music. -- Loretta Lynn
  • Didn't the people who made those license plates care about little girls named Ramona? -- Beverly Cleary
  • In the order named, these are the hardest to control: Wine, Women, and Song. -- Franklin P. Adams
  • Dreamlining is so named because it applies timelines to what most would consider dreams. -- Tim Ferriss
  • [My] dream writers room: "'Taxi.' I need to write for someone named Judd." -- Judd Apatow
  • To borrow from the writings of a spider named Charlotte: 'Silk is terrific!' -- Cheryl Hayashi
  • All my sons are named George Foreman. They all know where they came from. -- George Foreman
  • I am so honored to be named as one of Time's 100 most influential people. -- Yani Tseng
  • My real name's Rakim - my parents named me after the god MC himself. -- ASAP Rocky
  • If I were someone named Mr. Ass, I'd be really worried about doing time. -- Vince McMahon
  • What is the world coming to, when you can't trust a whore named Snake~? -- Edward Conlon
  • I have one chocolate Lab named Jasmine. I also had a rat named Sky. -- Jason Dolley
  • If "Frailty, thy name is woman", Frailty must be a man named as 'woman -- Munia Khan
  • Even when I'm playing someone named 'Fat Amy.' I'm all about confidence and attitude. -- Rebel Wilson
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