Shed Quotes

  • The tools used by economists to analyze business firms are too abstract and speculative to offer any guidance to entrepreneurs and managers in their constant struggle to bring novel products to consumers at low cost.
  • If observed facts of undoubted accuracy will not fit any of the alternatives it leaves open, the system itself is in need of reconstruction.
  • I went out to the Derby on Wednesday and think it is the most interesting thing I ever saw over here.
  • Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.
  • She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years.
  • I think VAR is a very healthy development within the industry.
  • Wall Street has become a veritable casino.
  • My mother was a fashion designer, and my father was a model.
  • And once you cease to be a real person, you stop being a good actor.
  • I think MTV put a huge dent in the songwriting craft.
  • The positive and negative poles of a battery create an electrical flow. The masculine and feminine poles between people create a flow of sexual energy in motion.
  • Saudi Arabia was, until just a few years ago, probably one of the most safe countries on earth. And now the paper is daily full of activities and shootouts between Islamists who supported Osama bin Laden and the government there.
  • The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith.
  • There cannot be peace in the Middle East without giving Palestinians their full rights.
  • Education does loads of things for girls that won't surprise you at all - it provides self-esteem, teaches important life skills, and offers the kinds of choices a good education can give anyone.
  • I think Bush has capitulated on affirmative action and government spending. Apart from that, he's OK, I guess. About the same as Howard Dean.
  • Fashion is about what you look like, which translates to what you would like to be like.
  • I suppose I am gently cynical about notions of who we think we are, but I certainly don't hate my fellow man. I think my cinema, although it might often deal with death and decay, is highly celebratory.
  • All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind.
  • A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
  • My life has been a dream. If someone had to write a story about it, it would seem a little unreal. It's the kind of story I would read and say, 'Nah, that's not possible.'
  • The risk of the Holocaust is not that it will be forgotten, but that it will be embalmed and surrounded by monuments and used to absolve all future sins.
  • If you like a person you say 'let's go into business together.' Man is a social animal after all, but such partnerships are fraught with danger.
  • Weight loss can change your whole character. That always amazed me: Shedding pounds does change your personality. It changes your philosophy of life because you recognize that you are capable of using your mind to change your body.
  • I am a charity campaigner.
  • I think I was born into an incredibly fortunate environment.
  • It's mostly directors whom I get starstruck around.
  • I am very emotional. It took me many years to recover from the death of my father. Even when I was playing cricket, I wasn't happy. I would just sit and cry. I was very young. He was too young; he shouldn't have gone. Cricket is all right. We all play sport. Good and bad days come.
  • Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
  • There are more people who wish to be loved than there are who are willing to love.
  • Before Sunrise did very well internationally. It made as much in Italy and Korea as it did here.
  • I was born in Columbia in 1954, the year the Supreme Court invalidated racial segregation in public schools. I visited frequently but did not live there.
  • My idea was to go to Vienna to study conducting and perhaps play in an orchestra first, so I thought before I got to Vienna I could do with a little training in Paris.
  • Every policy is shaped by two forces: background analysis and foreground politics. The political forces are loud, self-serving and, in the case of energy policy, well known.
  • My advice to anyone is to figure out what you're good at - what it is that you love doing the most in life - and figure out a way to make a living from it.
  • I'd never have written the big books in London.
  • I think there are a few brands like Nike and Patagonia which are quite progressively minded.
  • I like to sing love songs.
  • I'm not a huge fan of research, but sometimes you get an idea, and then you realize you don't know anything.
  • My kids are exhausted every day, and I keep them that way. It's gym, ice, homework. They're too tired to get in trouble.
  • Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually it's just one mistake.
  • We live in a world where art exists in galleries and museums, and musicians have to play the same venues over and over.
  • Music is a religion to me and my friends.
  • I have to give my family credit for putting up with the racket, because as some of you may know, its not the easiest thing in the world to live with a kid who's trying to become a rock and roll drummer.
  • My mom sees her sons as baby boys. Well, I stopped being her baby boy a long time ago.
  • I'm a believer in karma, and I'm also a believer that things happen for a reason.
  • I don't spend a lot of time thinking about scary demons, but I think that there are things in this world that are unexplainable that are mystical or paranormal. The possibility is there, definitely.
  • Don't forget to let your reader feel the emotions of the scene. If you get all tied up with the mechanics of where the hero's hands are and not about how they make the heroine feel, then the scene will read flat.