Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 96
Bad Which

I'll take any life in which I can make choices and have agency, and America is not a bad place for all that.

- Aleksandar Hemon

May Been

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.

- Alexander Hamilton

Give Rather

I'm really interested in passivity as a type of action - sort of allowing the situation to change you, choosing to give in being an act of agency rather than an act of submission.

- Alexandra Kleeman

Affordable Largest

The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission: that is, to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing.

- Alphonso Jackson

New Subjects

As a creative agency, the film industry is thinking great subjects, presenting them wonderfully well, and giving opportunity to new faces each day.

- Amitabh Bachchan

United States South

As the name of the agency suggests, 'Department of Defense,' the defense refers to the United States of America - not the defense of South Korea, not the defense of Ukraine, not the defense of Syria or Germany.

- Ann Coulter

Pretty Like

There was a model in my high school. She was like, 'You're so pretty. You should come see my agency'.

- Anna Ewers

Will Like

Children will come out and listen to a writer whose books they like. They don't need a government agency or a medal that says 'laureate' to continue that.

- Anthony Browne

Happen Free Agency

My job, when it comes to free agency, trades, is not to pick players, but support the personnel department and the coaching staff. We have to have the financial resources to make things happen and that's my job.

- Arthur Blank

Memory Goal

You get a letter from her agency embracing you into the family that says, 'It is our goal now to help you achieve your dream of being a songwriter, in John's memory.'

- Arthur Godfrey

Drinking Almost

For years, agency officials said that atrazine in drinking water posed almost no risk to humans or the environment.

- Charles Duhigg

London Shared

I left school on a wet Thursday afternoon, found a room in a shared house in North London, and started my first job on the following Monday as a courier for an advertising agency.

- Christopher Fowler

Shadow Reasons

I'm fascinated by power, especially veiled power. Shadow power. The National Security Agency. The National Reconnaissance Office. Opus Dei. The idea that everything happens for reasons we're not quite seeing.

- Dan Brown

Happy Woman

I really am happy that I met my agency and my management company, because they see me as a person and not just a Latin woman.

- Daniella Alonso

Almost Sure

The relationship between a manufacturer and his advertising agency is almost as intimate as the relationship between a patient and his doctor. Make sure that you can life happily with your prospective client before you accept his account.

- David Ogilvy

Star Desperate

The agency was desperate to get started with the commercials in 1976, but I was working on Star Wars.

- David Prowse

Agent William

I don't have an agent - I have the William Morris Agency.

- Debbie Reynolds

Year Spent

In the early 1980s, I spent a year working as an assistant at the Elaine Markson Literary Agency.

- Joanna Scott

Leaders Networks

The CIA's drone campaign is extraordinarily effective, and the agency is getting progressively better at targeting senior leaders and disrupting their networks.

- Joby Warrick

Law Through

The divine law indeed has excluded women from this ministry, but they endeavour to thrust themselves into it; and since they can effect nothing of themselves, they do all through the agency of others.

- John Chrysostom

By The Time Before

My dream was to have my own advertising agency by the time I was 30, and that was before I got into movies.

- John G. Avildsen

Business Last

The William Morris Agency handled me. In that business, you're only as good as your last picture.

- Johnny Weissmuller

Book Caribbean

I used my aviation contacts to open a travel agency. I used to book Caribbean flights.

- Joseph Force Crater

Mistake Crusade

People often mistake our mission at The Sound Agency for a crusade for silence, but actually, silence is in many ways just as bad as too much noise.

- Julian Treasure

Law Law Enforcement

The military is a machine of war. Not a law enforcement agency.

- Hank Johnson

Hockey Everybody

Free agency screws everybody's allegiances up. Whether it be football, baseball, hockey, basketball, whatever it may be. It's really hard.

- Bill Goldberg

Learn Modeling

I had no idea what modeling entailed and what an agency was. It was crazy. As I continued to do it, it was fun for me to learn everything from A to Z.

- Cameron Dallas

Need Dire

There was a point in time when I was in dire need of changing the way the model agency was working.

- Carol Alt

Kind Free Agency

The timeline is kind of coming to an end as far as leading up to free agency.

- Jake Arrieta

Roof Like

Working for a federal agency was like trying to dislodge a prune skin from the roof of the mouth. More enterprise went into the job than could be justified by the results.

- Caskie Stinnett

Principle Which

It is a governing principle of nature, that the agency which can produce most good, when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil.

- James F. Cooper

Espionage About

When I accepted the commission, I had something of an epiphany in the research I did about the agency, actually the science of espionage. I realized there is a connection between the sciences and the invisible forces of man.

- James Sanborn


Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan.

- Jane D. Hull

Over Discovered

I was actually discovered while at a showroom appointment and was immediately sent over to an agency in L.A. I was about 15 years old at that time.

- Jasmine Tookes

Play Free Agency

I've got to play free agency out, and I've got to look at all of my options.

- Jason Kidd

Veterans Ensure

In addition to demanding answers and accountability from the Veterans Administration, Congress had to act to ensure veterans do not suffer because of the actions of a federal agency.

- Doc Hastings

Reason Processes

I - it's simply not for me to evaluate an independent rating agency's processes. But I will say that there was reason to be anxious - absolute reason to be anxious.

- Jay Carney

Business Very

The only thing I hated about the agency business was a lot of business travel. It was the only part of my job that I did not like. I found it very tedious and wearing.

- Donny Deutsch

Most Valuable Asset

Creativity is an advertising agency's most valuable asset, because it is the rarest.

- Jef I. Richards

Purpose Social

I am the CEO and co-founder of Purpose - a social movement incubator and agency. We work on ways to help millions of people combine their power as citizens, consumers and cultural agents.

- Jeremy Heimans

Solutions Been

I have been a systems engineer, systems administrator, a senior adviser for the Central Intelligence Agency, a solutions consultant and a telecommunications information systems officer.

- Edward Snowden

Been Valued

The morale when I came in was not the best. It was because the agency had not been valued.

- Karen Mills

Always Measuring

There's always the tendency to transform the Church into an ethical agency, and of measuring the Church by the yardstick of social and cultural utility.

- Karl Lehmann

Grows Trading

We know that appropriators will fight these cutbacks. But by eliminating earmarks, we can stop the horse trading that grows agency budgets.

- Eric Cantor

Gestapo Founded

In 1933, the Gestapo was founded to become - to be a secret police agency to keep tabs on political opposition and so forth. Brand-new as of April 1933.

- Erik Larson

Manpower Worked

I worked for a temp agency called Manpower.

- Kevin Nealon

Waiting Mr

I was so naive I didn't even know about agents. I telephoned the William Morris agency and asked to speak to Mr. Morris. I expected Bill Morris to be waiting for my call.

- Kirstie Alley

Rivers Opposed

There are several issues why we are opposed to bauxite mining in Visakhapatnam agency region, like environmental pollution, threat to rivers, and tourism.

- Kishore Chandra Deo

Principle Relating

One of the marvelous blessings of the Book of Mormon is that it contains, in clarity, revelations reserved to come forth in this dispensation of time. Much of the knowledge that we have relating to the principle of moral agency is found in these modern revelations.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Business Commission

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.

- Fred Allen

Mom Our

In high school, my mom's friend was a location scout, and there was a shoot at our house. I came home from school, and the photographer said, 'You should call my friend at this agency.'

- Laura Harrier

Think Some

Some people think my father was a spy, because of working for that government agency in Vietnam, but he can't find his car keys, much less keep a national secret.

- Lauren Graham

Product Needs

The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its 'product' cannot be turned out on an assembly line.

- Leo Burnett

Grow One-Third

The Asian nation's oil demand is expected to grow this year by 800,000 barrels per day and represents more than one-third of the total growth in global demand, according to the Energy Information Agency.

- Gary Miller

American Doing

Well look, CIA is an agency that has to collect intelligence, do operations. We have to take risks and it's important that we take risks and that we know that we have the support of the government and we have the support of the American people in what we're doing.

- Leon Panetta

Fired Ad

Basically, Pizza Hut just backed out on the ad agency at the last minute. They got fired and we got fired. It was a simple as that. We do stuff like that on and off.

- Gene Ween

Germany Been

I had been involved in U.S. intelligence in Berlin, Germany, while in the military and had worked with a contact with the Central Intelligence Agency office there.

- George J. Mitchell

More Everyone

Doyle Dane Bernbach was a great, great agency when I got there. There was an arrogance that everyone had, but it was a closed club. I was a guy who worked a little differently. Edgier. More punch-in-the-mouth.

- George Lois

Private Worked

I worked for a private investigative agency briefly. I rarely had the opportunity to snoop.

- Lisa Lutz

Famous Ad

In 1997, I was working with Greg Wilson of Red Ball Tiger, our ad agency at the time, when he came up with an addition to the famous slogan 'I guarantee it' that I was known for saying.

- George Zimmer

Country Most

We are potentially the most dangerous agency in the country.

- Louis Freeh

Actress Booking

My mom was an actress, so I got with her boutique agency back in 2001 and started booking a few commercials. She's like my co-manager.

- Tequan Richmond

Modeling New

I moved to New York between my junior and senior years of high school to just see what it was like, to go to a modeling agency and see how to get representation.

- Teri Polo

Think Career

I've learned that it's important to listen to employees at all levels, to engage them, to empower them. Whether you're a first-line supervisor or the head of an entire agency, you should be asking career staffers, 'What do you think?'

- Thomas E. Perez


Congress came to see NASA primarily as a jobs program, not an exploratory agency.

- Gregory Benford

Politics Very

I had a mother who got involved in grassroot politics when I was growing up. I watched her have agency and become political in a very male-dominated world.

- Sarah Gavron

Childhood Though

'Lord of the Rings' was a childhood favorite, though the adult Rae wishes the women in those books had more significance and agency.

- Rae Carson

Clients Ad

It takes good clients to make a good advertising agency. Regardless of how much talent an ad agency may have, it is ineffective without good products and services to advertise.

- Morris Hite

Better Executives

No agency is better than its account executives.

- Morris Hite

Development Very

I'm completely taken and impressed by the planning authority of Singapore and its Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). It's the most cutting-edge agency in the world. They have very effective guidelines for development, and they review design as it evolves.

- Moshe Safdie

Supposedly Advisory

Even when EPA subjects its science to peer review, the agency often stacks the deck of supposedly independent advisory panels by including members who are EPA grant recipients.

- Ralph Hall

Will Free Agency

You are free to choose what you want to make of your life. It's called free agency or free will, and it's your birthright.

- Sean Covey

Crisis Lot

A lot of my work concerns a crisis of agency - what can we do?

- Natalie Jeremijenko

Side Pageant

Back in the day after I won my first pageant there was an agency that was getting me work on the side.

- Maria Menounos

Business Though

We are taking a business-as-usual position at my agency, though business before 9/11 wasn't that hot either!

- Richard Curtis

Other Ideals

Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder's than any other agency in the world.

- Richard Le Gallienne

Which Cases

Yes; we have a specific procedure which we follow in all cases where the Agency is in contact, for the purposes of acquiring intelligence or whatever the case may be, with an individual.

- Richard M. Helms

More Investigations

No agency is more acutely aware of how potentially damning and politically sensitive background investigations can be than the FBI; it conducts those investigations, after all.

- Tucker Carlson

Director Been

George Tenet has been the director of central intelligence since 1997, time enough to have changed the Agency's culture. He has failed. He should go.

- Richard Perle

Becoming Agent

I actually wanted to become a model agent, and went into what ended up becoming my first agency for a job interview. They ended up suggesting I model instead. I guess I sort of fell into it.

- Rila Fukushima

Like Effectively

I want the USDA to look like America, and I want it to be the best, most effectively managed agency in the U.S. That starts with good people.

- Sonny Perdue

View For The People

I respect the view of a rating agency, but I do not make a budget for the rating agency. I make a budget for the people of India.

- P. Chidambaram

Pirate Ether

Pirate ships were built for stealth and invisibility. They filed no manifests with any agency or government. When they went missing or sunk, nobody went looking for them. They simply disappeared into the ether.

- Robert Kurson

Cleaning Vet

I started at an agency called Intertalent. You copy scripts, you pick up people's dry cleaning, you take their dogs to the vet, you deliver packages, you do whatever they want you to do.

- Patrick Whitesell

Been Aroused

The revelation that the National Security Agency has been secretly amassing data on countless law-abiding American citizens has aroused great concern about the potential threat such an effort poses to liberty.

- Robert Zubrin

Making Using

For me, leadership is making a difference. It's using your agency to bring about change.

- Melanne Verveer

Drones Affecting

It strains credulity to suggest that an agency charged with gathering intelligence affecting the national security does not have an 'intelligence interest' in drone strikes, even if that agency does not operate the drones itself.

- Merrick Garland

Government Never

We will never hear about people's Bitcoin accounts being frozen or seized by a government agency.

- Roger Ver

Director Contractor

As director of CIA, I was responsible for everything done in the agency's name, and it didn't matter whether that was done by an agency employee, a government contractor, a liaison service on our behalf, or a source on our behalf.

- Michael Hayden

Director Will

With the selection of Acting Secret Service Director Joseph P. Clancy as the director, President Obama has guaranteed that the agency will continue to lurch from one shocking security failure to another.

- Ronald Kessler

Peace Never

War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.

- William McKinley

Through Studios

When I was at U.C.L.A., I worked my way through school as a tour guide at Universal Studios, and I came in contact with a lot of people in the agency business.

- Michael Ovitz

Individual More

The uniqueness of the unit was more or less that it was focused on a single individual. It was really the first time the agency had done that sort of effort.

- Michael Scheuer

News Amazement

When I finished grad school, I sort of fell into journalism. Someone mentioned that there was an entry-level job at the Reuters News Agency. I applied, and, to my amazement, I got the job.

- Wolf Blitzer

Never Unless

I've never heard an agency say, 'Unless you industrialize I will not support you'.

- Yoweri Museveni

Okay Clients

When clients come to my design agency and say 'I want to be the Apple of this or that,' we say 'Okay, are you ready to be the Steve Jobs?' Few are up to the task.

- Yves Behar