Tech Quotes

  • We - we spend a lot of time, scholarly time, thinking about love and sex, but very little about the - the kind of joy that can take over a crowd of people or a group of people, in festivity, in ecstatic ritual of some kind, in celebration.
  • I never started learning instruments with the hope of having a career in it. It was more kind of I quite enjoy messing around and writing or playing with the family and stuff like that.
  • When I was a teenager, just about the only thing I could do right was play music. In my graduating class, I was certainly not voted 'Most Literary Boy.' I can assure you I was not voted 'Mostly Likely to Succeed.' I was voted 'Most Musical Boy.' And the music led to the poetry.
  • The public is always right.
  • I hope gay marriage will be legal in every state.
  • Other than much needed infrastructure development, local administrations in Papua must encourage entrepreneurship and creativity.
  • If you don't love what you are doing, it could be misery.
  • Most of these wild animals depart in autumn when the sun changes their behavior and they feel the urge to migrate or go off alone. While they are with us, however, they become characters in my books, articles, and stories.
  • Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That, for me, would be a reason for capital punishment because children are innocent and need the guidance of an adult society.
  • No one told me I had to make something that would sell, but I personally want everyone to like my music.
  • There's no excuse for rudeness.
  • We try to magnify the difference between Americans and the English. In real life they like the same music and dress the same. It's really much more similar than anyone thinks or how we show it.
  • The people who write official histories for the Army believe that a generation needs to pass before you can tackle the official history. It's useful to have some distance. Sources become available. Passions cool. It allows an opportunity to make some real assessments and judgments about personalities and characters.
  • Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight.
  • There's a huge cost that comes with illegal immigration.
  • The music's job is to get the audience so involved that they forget how the movie turns out.
  • Posttraumatic stress is something that's always existed. I think that the earliest recording was during the Trojan War, but it's only recently that we're beginning to be aware of it.
  • The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will bring about the disintegration of the British Empire. This would not be of any benefit to Germany.
  • The more people come out, the less it will be an issue.
  • The family code in Egypt is one of the worst family codes in the Arab world. Polygamy. The husband is having absolute power over the family.
  • My husband and I were very addicted to our Nespresso coffee maker. It's incredibly un-eco friendly. Not only is the coffee not organic, you're using these pods where there is no way to recycle them. We gave it away to someone who didn't mind.
  • I do not think I am successful just because I have money. I'm successful because I love who I am and I have no regrets, and I'm successful because I have a great heart and I have compassion and I care and I would be happy with or without money.
  • I've told several writers this, and, again, I get back to it, but if you want to make God smile, tell him your plans.
  • I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
  • I have always been drawn to the Restoration period of Charles II. I have a soft spot for Charles Stuart, who was always loving and kind to the opposite sex. The members of his court were fascinating, and Barbara Castlemaine was one of the greatest courtesans in history.
  • No one branch of the U.S. government should have supremacy over the other two.
  • Men can do all things if they will.
  • The Watergate reforms did work well for many years, and if improved and broadened, these reforms can have real and major impact on the system today.
  • Our lives our guided by that general conception of the course of things which has been created by society for social purposes.
  • So the search for a father in Central Station is also a search for a country.
  • He's so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
  • If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so.
  • Even more important than what we do, then, is who we are.
  • I want to be surprised by what people do, I don't want to work with people who need to be told what to do. I want people to show me what they've got.
  • One forges one's style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines.
  • Nevertheless, this type of propaganda has a special value, for it serves to convince those who sign the appeal, of the necessity for carrying on propaganda; so a corps of propagandists, if I may use the term, is thus trained.
  • People tweet before they think, and it becomes obsessive.
  • I haven't done rap... I can't do that too well.
  • The adaptive markets hypothesis says that all economic institutions, like our own species, develop and change over time, depending on the population of investors that are engaged with them.
  • I was voted valedictorian, and at my school it wasn't based on grades; that was the popular vote.
  • We've already seen how it's going to come in, in a truck, like it did at Oklahoma City at the Federal building or it's going to come in by plane, like it did at the World Trade Center.
  • As someone who's been covering presidential campaigns since the 1950s, I have no delusions about political reporting. Candidates bargaining access to get the kind of news coverage they want is nothing new.
  • If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy.
  • It's okay to be crazy, but don't be insane.
  • Do not be surprised if I adore as God what you called humanity, since you talked of humanity as if it was empty of spirit and you think in the flesh according to the flesh.
  • The FDA serves a real purpose: To protect public health.
  • Soap opera wouldn't be my first choice, but at this point in my life, I would consider a soap. It would allow me to act and still do other things with my life.
  • So there clearly is a sense in which the Labour Party here, certainly at State level is reaching out and connecting with people and reflecting the aspirations and needs of, you know the mass of ordinary Australians.