Computers Quotes

  • Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law.
  • In Spain, after the dictatorship, thanks to Pedro Almodovar, many artists put on the streets through art a big explosion of freedom.
  • We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
  • I don't practice very much anymore.
  • I love to sing.
  • My belief is that when the military is used as the sole instrument of power, that never has a good outcome. If there's no one to take ownership and develop that failed state, human suffering can be even worse than that created by the conflict itself.
  • Sometimes it takes a brush with eternity - a crash, an illness, some shock to the system - to get you really thinking about what you want to do with your limited time here, and why you're living on this wobbling dirt clod in the first place.
  • The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'
  • I grow all kinds of annuals. I have a nice perennial border in the front of the house.
  • I'm all for whatever transitions the book properly to a movie.
  • It's really Democrats who are fighting for working families and small businesses and trying to address the biggest problems that we have, which are huge disparities in incomes and wealth and money influencing the Democratic process.
  • Comedy taste changes. It only changes slightly, but there's always a different angle, a different attitude.
  • It's not natural disasters that are to blame for the deprivation of the North Korean people, but the failed policies of Kim Jong Il.
  • Networks are operating from a fear base where it's all about playing the popularity game.
  • The public owns the airwaves; Congress gave them to broadcasters for free, with the understanding that they would serve the public interest while trying to maximize profit. An aspect of serving the public is to use the immense power of electronic media to reflect evolving standards of respect for other people.
  • Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
  • Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.
  • The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
  • There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
  • My agent was ambitious for me. But going out and chasing it? No, I'd rather work in my vegetable garden or play with my kid. I guess I'm kind of boring.
  • I am looking forward to getting to do things I have never done before.
  • Some say I'm an overnight success. Well, that was a very long night that lasted about 10 years. But while I do, of course, now feel the pressure having had books that have been very successful, I just know I have to concentrate on writing for myself. I can't worry about genres or markets or what might be commercial or not. That never works.
  • When air conditioning, escalators, and advertising appeared, shopping expanded its scale, but also limited its spontaneity. And it became much more predictable, almost scientific. What had once been the most surprising became the most manipulated.
  • Starting out really punk came from not knowing any better and listening to music like that, not knowing how to play music - well, still not knowing how to play music.
  • I've seen a lot of my friends go through different reality shows, and they just get caught up in a lot of stagnant positions, unfortunately.
  • I didn't go to the lectures. My valet, who was more distinguished than I, went instead.
  • Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge.
  • Only those ignorant of what poetry means will ask the question: what is it good for?
  • Comedy isn't polite and it isn't correct and it isn't accurate, even. It's just a mess. So that's the way that I approach it.
  • I'm not trying to make friends, I'm just trying to make money.
  • I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.
  • I was on the state board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • A company is not accountable just to its owners, but to its workers and its customers.
  • I have a temper, and it can flare from time to time, but as I've gotten older and more experienced, I think I use it in a controlled way. Oftentimes, I'm acting.
  • Something becomes personal when it deviates from the norm.
  • To him who knows to prosper and does it not, to him it is sin.
  • In the more than four decades since Roe v. Wade, it has become clear that some will stop at nothing to obstruct women's reproductive rights.
  • Most students are presented only with the evolutionary belief system in their schools, and they are censored from hearing challenges to it. Let our young people understand science correctly and hear both sides of the origins issue and then evaluate them.
  • I realized I had it made because you don't have to destroy anything to get honey. You can just use the same things over and over again, put it in a quart canning jar, and you've got $12.
  • One of my feet is a whole size longer than the other. One is size ten, the other is size eleven.
  • To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.
  • To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
  • Passage of time can be mind-numbing to figure out in a screenplay. It's the easiest thing to do in prose, not just by writing 'four years later', but you can shift time in a sentence or two.
  • Stay healthy, have fun with it, and embrace all the moments. Because anything can happen.
  • As a musician usually music is your way out.
  • I'm way more attracted to character stuff and darker roles. It's just my personality, I guess.
  • Born in Jabalpur, I was brought up in Deolali, where my father ran a small business of making fire extinguishers.
  • I've learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles.