We're eyeball to eyeball and I think the other fellow just blinked.

Dean Rusk

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.

George F. Burns

War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.

Benito Mussolini

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.

John Leonard

Through laughter, a lot of the time you can defuse the tension that would usually be there.

Michael Hunter

I could feel the tension during our team meeting. I was sweating a lot. After that, I felt great. It was an incredible experience. I feel so blessed to be in this position.

Mike Shipman

Breathe in. Take a deep breath. Be aware of your body relaxing. Let out unwanted energy and tension.

Laurel Izard

There's been a bit of tension and anxiety in camp this week. A lot of attention has been put on this game by the German press, so we're just at the point where we want to get things rolling.

Pablo Mastroeni

There is inevitably tension between cost and service, and the trick is to give clients the sense that you value the relationship without spending a fortune on staff and other tools. That's what is great about self-service tools.

Craig Weber

Some actors are supposed to be very difficult, but I've not found that to be the situation. All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free.

Barry Levinson

I want to invite the premier to lower his tone and stop what appears to be a real strategy of tension, an undermining of the electoral victory that increases the bitterness.

Massimo D'alema

The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self.

Anatole Broyard

It's quiet because they're solving, but it's electric in the room. There's a feeling of tension, a good feeling of tension. When the first person says 'Done,' there's a good feeling in the room.

Will Shortz

I am trying to push people's buttons and see how they respond to things, ... We are trying to create tension situations like in a game and trying to get guys to fight through some of that stuff.

Brian Joyce

They will be happy about the upgrading of relations, even if it comes at the expense of more tension in U.S.-China relations.

Andrew Yang

It does cause tension in the family when you have to make choices between having Thanksgiving with your family and going off to solve a problem on the spacecraft.

Jim Erickson

In the end, this gripping, tension-packed film leaves the viewer to ponder the psyches of two individuals in a tragically demented relationship, and to judge: Was Karla herself caught in Paul's web, a victim?

Karla Homolka

The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.

Angela Davis

I think this is definitely a challenge for everyone. There's definitely tension between the age groups, but I think it helps to see that awareness of the issue growing.

Kevin Gagan

It was a business meeting and not a meeting for negotiations -- an attempt to break the ice and tension after Camp David.

Nabil Aburdeneh

That was long overdue. There's been tension in his play because of the lack of goals but in the last two games he's been outstanding in running the line and his hold-up play.

Paul Sturrock

We are ready to cooperate with any effort or good offices by the United Nations or the international community for reducing tension, preserving peace and promoting dialogue between the two countries.

Abdul Sattar

The fear is that the tension will result in new elections and Turkey won't be able to put in a strong anti-inflation program.

Anne Mills

Stretches undo the damage that happens to soft tissue with repetitive motion. It improves blood flow, lengthens the muscles, reduces the tension and returns the muscle to a more normal state.

Stan Kulzer

I was so tense. You have to be so connected. You have to be communicative. You have to be so sharp. This costs so much energy. It was not so hard physically. It was the tension.

Anni Friesinger

He was able, over time, to gather colleagues together cordially, manage tension, build a majority and turn them over to his point of view.

David Yalof

After trying the pelvic floor exercises and other interventions, I simply wasn't gaining ground. My obstetrician referred me to Dr. Miller, who performs a surgery called tension-free vaginal tape (TVT). I underwent the procedure over a year ago and have been symptom-free ever since.

Bonnie Blair

Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.

Barbara De Angelis

This wave of shootings created a whole lot of tension, and to this date that tension has not dissipated. We hope that this goes to prosecution.

Christian Ramirez

When race is featured on shows like this, one of the agendas is to create racial tension. If the world moves too easily, it's not good TV. What this show seems to be doing is taking an important subject and trivializing it.

Nelson George

We see these jerky head movements, jerky eye movements. That indicates muscle tension being released.

Joseph Tecce

The Bible itself displays tension over the issue of women in the ministry.

Gary Parker

This will remove a great cause of tension in the party.

Chris Vance

There is naturally a tension between short-term and long-term, ... The key is, you can never sacrifice your long-term growth, your long-term reputation, to the short-term. You miss a quarter, you miss a quarter. You miss a bunch of quarters, that's a different matter.

Charles O. Prince Iii

The Sierra Club is a blend of the recreational folks and public-policy folks. Both currents are pretty strong in there -- it's a source of tension in the organization, but a creative tension. That's one of their unique strengths: They offer a way for people to enjoy nature, but also make the bridge over to the kinds of public policy required to preserve the opportunity to enjoy nature.

Marshall Ganz

Harsh treatment adds nothing and undermines your authority. It doesn't make the guys work harder. People don't perform well in a state of fear or active tension.

Stuart Green

The move is obviously aiming to encourage more drivers to use the underground land resources to alleviate the open air parking tension.

Wang Yan

It taps into that feeling of tension and terror.

Brian Shea

They reflect the times. This is 1941. Europe is sliding very quickly into war, France is about to be occupied by Germany, and it was a time of enormous anxiety, tension, fear.

Charles Moffett

I just found it overpowering - I guess the tension at the start of the season is a lot more than you feel later on. It's also been five years since I last won a giant slalom so I was just overfilled with joy.

Hermann Maier

Andy Warhol understood early on that death and fame are the subjects that attract the most people. There is this tension in the exhibit that gives it a great strength. Warhol is someone who found an aesthetic in violence, but he also found real beauty in the shallowness of celebrity.

Francesco Bonami

The lower oil price is taking away some of the tension. There has been a great deal of volatility over the last month and now people are trying to pick up the pieces and are looking for a few bargains.

Mark Bon

The average session takes about one to two hours. It's totally amazing because when a person breathes, they go through one stage of relaxation after another, and every stage releases tension.

Leonard Orr

Those two Liquid Tension albums introduced me to Dream Theater fans. And it helped ease my joining a bit.

Jordan Rudess

We have families who are under duress from what happened with the storm. It is natural that a situation like that is going to cause some tension.

Terry Abbott

Investors remain concerned about the growing political tension and many sold ahead of the weekend in case changes take place during that time.

Padermpob Songkroh

With the inventories where they are, and prices were they are, they don't equate. It's geopolitical tension that's holding us up right now.

Steve Bellino

There has been a lot of tension among publishers about technology. But if you ask me if I'd rather have someone watching television or someone surfing the Internet, I'd prefer the Internet because it requires some form of reading.

Richard Sarnoff

I humbly request you to kindly consider the removal of the security forces from the affected areas to ease the prevailing tension. I sincerely believe that such a step would help us to carry forward the peace process towards a positive end.

Indira Goswami

I had done two albums with the Liquid Tension Experiment, and both were interesting compared to Dream Theater, because with those we didn't have the window or the parameters of what Dream Theater is.

Jordan Rudess

While gasoline was clearly the main driving force behind the market on Friday, there is little doubt that the Middle East tension also provides some upside momentum for crude.

Lawrence Eagles

I have to constantly negotiate the tension between past neighborhood and present neighborhood.

Michael Eric Dyson

There are meridians on the arms that are connected to organs and the entire body. So as you press on the physical body and release tension, it allows the energy in the body to flow.

Phoebe Diftler

We really want to get rid of the stereotypes between the Notre Dame women and the Saint Mary's women. I haven't experienced [the tension] myself but some girls said they did, especially at Domerfest.

Jennifer Gray

One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing.

Byron Nelson

Politics mainly represents noise, and if anything, the market selling off on political tension is indicative of a buying opportunity.

Lance Depew

In a time of tension between the U.S. and Venezuelan governments, we are proud to be involved in cultural bridge-building.

David Jacobson

You have that weird tension of puffiness in your face. If you have air in your lungs you're holding that air and your face shows it, but if you let it all out, you have this soft, very receptive face, which is the kind of face I'm looking for.

Laurie Mcleod

Investors thought the political tension with China might have been priced into the main board's fall last week.

Morris Chen

The party division being addressed is a market positive, but Arroyo staying on will mean continuing political tension.

Jose Vistan

When we saw the rough cut in May, I turned around and said, 'George, you got this one right,' ... That's the first newsroom I've recognized on the big screen. That's the first one I could look at and say, 'I've been there,' and had that feeling and that tension, that palm sweating, camaraderie, repartee -- all of that.

Nick Clooney

In games like this, with all of the tension and emotion, some of that is to be expected.

Scott Spencer

They cost the same to install, but once you collide with them, they're easier to maintain. All you have to do is restring the high-tension cables, replace the posts and you're done. If it can save a life, it's well worth the money.

Will Wingfield

The firm start in the US might be the catalyst needed for a test of $575/oz, particularly with the IAEA due to reach its verdict on Iran which could mean sanctions and would not only heighten tension in the Middle East, but could create inflation concerns if oil output was curbed.

James Moore

It's supposed to relieve surface tension on the car.

Treavor Bates

Things are going to be looked at more carefully. I don't see that this should create tension. This is the proper role of the council.

Steve Bass

You want a little tension between supply and demand. I think you want a reasonable wait list.

Jim O'connor

Salem was an area where there was a lot of Indian unrest. There was a lot of tension in the area. Most of the recent scholarship on Salem indicates that climate of fear had a lot to do with the outbreak there.

Rick Hendricks

People come to yoga to find themselves. Stretching releases tension, but there?s also a meditative, spiritual aspect. ..You are going to get physical benefits, and that?s fine. But if you have the right teacher, you?re going to get all the other stuff, too.

Martin Berson

There could be tension in the short term. There are still scars and there is still mistrust between the two.

Antonio Missiroli

Good to see you in a better mood than last week. I reckon the tension must have been getting to you, which is understandable. I also understand this your last OBO - and let's hope you sign off on a high.

Tim Ward

I would say it's a weight off the shoulders of a lot of people around here. There's [been] a lot of nights and weekends they spend here away from their families and it creates a lot of stress and tension.

Freddy Robinson

It effected my life so much I had to tell her story in stone. I had to let it out somehow, all that stress, tension, worry and concern is in this piece.

John Kailukiak

We have been doing a lot of mental preparation for this match, which we all know was the most important match of the season. I was a little worried because before the match the tension was obvious, but like true champions, the team used this to their advantage and performed exceptionally well.

Newt Engle

The fact that you have two people both wanting to do the same thing provides the tension in the show. The understanding of the reasons that each one wants to get in there first provides the resolution to the show. It's an emotional rollercoaster ride.

Don Sargent

An atmosphere of racial tension in the jury room prevented meaningful deliberations from taking place.

Susan Roberts

There is that tension sometimes. You solve a short-term problem by getting the person in, and you create a long-term problem.

Mike Hancock

In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.

Ellen Goodman

There is no tension between the coach and the players.

Plamen Markov

He wasn't the sort of person I would seek out in the pub, ... There was always tension around him and he would argue a lot and get very drunk. His wife Caitlin was a worry, too.

Michael Craig

Off the ice, it's the Twilight Zone, but on the ice it's something that's familiar. I'm really feeling comfortable out there. There's tension, but it's also so much fun.

Helen Resor

You can feel people eyeing us when we walk into a gym, you can feel the tension and you know it's going to be a (great) game. It's amazing to be 17-1, but every game is so demanding.

Lisa Fernandez

I create tension on the elastic band by moving away from the person who's holding it, and I maintain that tension while jumping up to head the ball. It works my legs and core while also working on balance. You feel it helping on the field when you're going up for a header or when an opponent is pulling or pushing to gain position.

Brandi Chastain

I've never seen anything like that. I think it was just the emotion, tension and atmosphere of the dome boiling over.

Keith Brooking

At first I thought there was some tension between us with the new guy coming in, but they've done a great job adjusting to my system, working with me and embracing me. I really love these guys and I'm sorry we ended this way, but they're great young men.

Doug Scheidt

The market is looking for any reason to bid the price of oil higher. The reason now is potential political or military tension in the Middle East.

Jordan Horoschak

I don't get too focused on what (the coaches) are thinking, because if I do that, I can't focus on what I'm doing. If you do, when you're out on the field, you think about it. When you're in the locker room, it can cause tension and cause you not to be totally focused on helping the team. I try not to get sidetracked.

Will Allen

We knew if we were right tonight, we would find a way to win. I think we had a little nervous tension early.

Ron Kelder

Between religion's ''this is'' and poetry's ''but suppose this is,'' there must always be some kind of tension, until the possible and the actual meet at infinity.

Northrop Frye

The tension and fighting during this time was about trade, not theology.

Frank Lambert

The big thing is, there is no tension on this team. I've been with some (Houston) clubs going down the stretch in a playoff race, and teams get on edge. On this club, everyone is so relaxed it's almost like they don't care. But the results say otherwise.

Scott Elarton

It's just a heavy strain on the local population, ... Things like gas and food are becoming an issue. The traffic has increased tremendously and that's caused a lot more tension in the city.

Larry Hill

The media community is determined to create a meaningful dialogue that will improve understanding between communities, that will reduce tension and that will enhance the quality of journalism on all sides.

Aidan White

At a time when the government was getting ready for a confrontation, the rebels' announcement has helped eased the tension and ensure that there will be no violence.

Amrit Bohara

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.

Joshua Loth Liebman

The last time we played, there was a lot of hype. You could feel the tension and the greatness of the game in the air, and I'm sure it's gonna be that way (tonight) as well.

Pam Player

Micromanaging is ridiculous. There's always a certain amount of dynamic tension, which is good because it stimulates creative thinking. But what we want to look for (in city government) is a balance where each body or group of people is fulfilling their role.

Karin Uhlich

Having this tension is okay, it's a problem with any growth.

Igor Shuvalov

It could potentially cause a lot more tension and a lot more problems on the aircraft.

Dawn Deeks

We call on you to understand the priorities of our Palestinian people at this stage and continue the spiritual and financial support in order to push the region towards stability rather than pressure and tension.

Ismail Haniyeh

The jury's out on whether this election can bring Bolivia back from the precipice of national collapse or whether it will generate even more political tension and perhaps a break-up of the country.

Mark Schneider

We are working to calm the tension. We think this is a conflict that began outside of school since it happened on a Monday. The two students who were arrested were found with brass knuckles in their backpacks, they weren't used, but that is a prohibited weapon.

Bill Campbell

You can think of this structure as a giant, magnetic Slinky wrapped around a long, finger-like interstellar cloud. The magnetic field lines are like stretched rubber bands the tension squeezes the cloud into its filamentary shape.

Timothy Robishaw

I'm not very good when people work out of friction... tension. Shouters. Even it's not at me, but just around me - if I get tense, my creative juices don't flow as freely. I really like kindness. I also don't work well with directors that smoke cigars.

Amy Irving

Police are trying to do it in a very low-key way to prevent an escalation of tension.

Douglas Coffman

It is my method to apply tension at all times.

James Galway

The current political tension is very serious.... We have not yet ruled out a boycott of the election.

Abhisit Vejjajiva

We think that this decision may increase the tension in the Hebron area. The Israeli government should begin the political separation of Israel from the West Bank as a step forward to rescue the peace process.

Nabil Abourdeneh

We know how difficult the first eight (games) were in this league. Now the tension, the pressure, the battles that are going to happen in the next eight probably are going to intensify.

Steve Alford

There's underlying racial tension in the jail, but no major incidents.

Tim Bedwell

The laughs are as big as any film he's ever made. And yet, it kind of creeps you out -- the tension is real high.

John Cusack

I'm as anxious as any viewer would be to see what Temple is going to do next. All I know is that in the second half of the season, he's going to have more sexual tension developing. And it's a great cast - they're all Broadway actors except for me. I aspire to that.

Sean Patrick Thomas

The mainland will oppose strongly Chen's move, which tries to reverse historical trend. The international community would not support him because he is creating tension in cross-Straits relations.

Yu Keli

There is going to be a lot of political tension, which would lead to investors shying away from the Philippines, both in terms of equities and real investments.

Jose Vistan

There is big tension when a fund company decides to close a fund, because growing assets is how they make their money. Meanwhile, investors will push for an early close because by the time a fund closes it's usually already too late.

Roy Weitz

When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, followed just a few years later by East Germany's Soviet parent state, it appeared that after a half-century of hair-trigger tension, America's major security fears would ease.

Spencer Abraham

We believe the constant repetition of those images simply builds up any tension that might arise this year.

Dick Lilly

Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.

Dr. Rollo May

If the U.S. economy slows down, U.S. demand for domestic goods will slow down. The tension between slower overall growth and increased need for exporters will result in more companies asking for protection.

Andrew Bernard

In the end it will be the market which determines the outcome and there is sufficient price tension to suggest another increase but to what degree remains uncertain.

Ron Cameron

I'm not sure if this is the price we have to pay for people winding up the tension before the match.

Joaquin Caparros

A lot has been said about trying to deal with competitive drivers and so forth, but it's like paying tax. You only pay tax if you make money, and making money is a good thing. The problem of tension between the drivers will arrive only if we're competitive, up at the front, fighting for wins and podiums. That's a problem I would love to have.

Gil De Ferran

When we look at investment, it appears to be structurally too low. The political tension will hold down the Taiwan dollar too.

Glenn Maguire

The growing tension with Iran is likely to be dollar negative news.

Michael Klawitter

There's a lot of tension with the immigration issue going on, but this transcends that issue. You don't handle it by banning the American flag.

Mike Burk

Political tension by itself cannot lead to civil war. Sectarianism is the one possible cause. But the position of the leadership has pulled the rug out from under this proposition.

Abbas Bayati

Restaurants and bars here rely on Spaniards for 50 percent of the business, ... We cater to the Spaniards, but overall there is absolutely no tension. The only resentment is the fact they are richer than we are.

Ricardo Carvalho

It was a lot of fun tonight. You could start to feel the tension in the air. You don't say anything about the no-hitter but me and (second baseman) Tony (Thomas, Jr.) were both saying we are laying out for anything within 30 feet of us. It was a lot of fun.

Buster Posey

The Secretary-General appeals for calm and calls on all Sudanese to refrain from actions which may lead to tension during this time of mourning.

Stephane Dujarric

Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.

Joan Borysenko

You look for balance from right to left and dynamic tension from front to back. I try to create as much balance as possible. He improved tremendously. His back looks much more even. It will always be a treasure to me – they worked so hard.

Liba Placek

If political tension cannot be resolved by June, it could lead to an alarming imbalance in the trade account, the current account and the balance of payments.

Ampon Kittiampon

We don't have an interest in having anyone drag us into a battle, an argument, a difference or tension that seeks goals that don't serve Lebanon.

Fouad Siniora

24: The Game delivers all the action and excitement you would expect to see in the hit 24 television series. It is an intense gaming experience with the same race-against-the-clock tension the show is well known for. 24: The Game also provides a valuable back story to the events happening between seasons two and three.

Christoph Hartmann

These next two weeks will be the most important of FAU history. There has never been as much tension on this team as there is now. Every person on this squad needs to tighten the bolts down.

Josh Pinnick

Just be respectful of your roommates. If they're studying or sleeping, don't crank your amp up to 11 and rock out. It's just going to create unneeded tension between you and your roommate.

Fred Russell

Is it just me, or is there a lot of sexual tension in here?

David Swain

You use surface tension to hold the food on the utensils.

Jim Reilly

The bottom line is there is no communication between QDC and the town. The town learns about QDC initiatives in the newspaper and that has created an unnecessary tension.

Anthony Miccolis

It's a system that moves very slowly, and will create tension for us for many days. It will be a long battle.

Jose Rubiera

The political tension is somewhat priced in by recent declines. The public is also expecting the coming rally to be peaceful, like the one last Saturday.

Sukhbir Khanijoh

A report to the Security Council initiates a chain of events... that breed tension and add volatility to an already vulnerable political situation in the region.

Gholamreza Aghazadeh

The Bush administration has been charged from the start with being cavalier about democracy. The tension between on the one hand protecting our democratic privileges and on the other hand trying to protect the American people is one we've had with us from the start.

Barbara Kellerman

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.

Henry Moore

None of us wanted to believe it as it unfolded. We all crossed the line at different times. There was tension and arguments and there was stress.

Dominic Dipuccio

There was no tension at all.

Brook Lang

There is a real question of whether nine unelected federal judges know exactly what's best for Vermont politics, and maybe local politicians have a better sense of what's best for local politics. This is a tension between expressive rights on one hand, and the ability of local citizens to control the election rules in their own states and communities.

Spencer Overton

It's definitely a case by case thing. For the most part, there's nothing wrong with commingling, as long as spouses doing the commingling realize they are not going to get back the assets they came into the marriage with. On the other hand, it can add tension to the marriage if one spouse keeps assets separate.

Cicily Maton

There is obviously a lot of tension right now between the General Assembly and other organs about who has the lead in dealing with certain issues here at the United Nations.

Stephane Dujarric

We laugh a lot. I joke around with them. It eases the tension.

Bill Lutz

No one is going to go short on gold in times like this. As gold is not linked to a government or a geopolitical body, it becomes a natural investment in times of tension.

David Gornall

The most important issue is the climate of the school. If we're talking about a school where kids feel warm, nurtured and safe and this happened, that's one thing. If we're talking about a school with lots of tension, that's another.

Maurice Elias

I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.

Zack De La Rocha

This new attempt aims to spread fear among the safe citizens and ... to keep tension and fear persisting every time the government moves towards re-establishing stability.

Emile Lahoud

General tension in the region and the feeling that there was a requirement or a need for a new review of the security situation in general in Yemen.

Edward Walker

What's good about this team is that they're able to play with all the tension and anxiety that goes along with being down or being tied.

Ed Witz

I lived [in Irvine], but I never felt totally accepted as one of these rich white suburban kids. I wasn't economically deprived like so many of my Chicano brothers and sisters, but I felt the tension and the rejection--and that's when I started getting into hip-hop, started break-dancing. `The Message,' `Rapper's Delight,' Run-DMC...that was what was happening around that time.

Zack De La Rocha

They open the space they occupy but also the space between where we are and where they are. There is tension and yearning to overcome being bound to the Earth.

Eric Bass