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Curve

Total Quotes : 68
Unexpected I Think

I think 'Sightseers' was a bit of an epiphany, a massive learning curve, and it gave me loads of confidence to go out there, and also to create a female character which is completely unexpected and defies convention.

- Alice Lowe

Mistake How

The writers want to know were you made your mistake, no how well your curve is breaking.

- Alvin Dark

Beginning Became

I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve.

- Andrea Jung

Learning Hobbit

The learning curve is 'The Hobbit' is being shot in 3D.

- Andy Serkis

Woman Body

Ever since I dated a woman, I know what it is to grab a curve on a woman's body. Skinny's not fine when the lights are low.

- Angelina Jolie

HIV Sharply

We can sharply deflect the curve of HIV incidence.

- Anthony Fauci

Planning Behind

The reality about transportation is that it's future-oriented. If we're planning for what we have, we're behind the curve.

- Anthony Foxx

Idea Rates

The Laffer Curve illustrates the basic idea that changes in tax rates have two effects on tax revenues: the arithmetic effect and the economic effect.

- Arthur Laffer

Taxes Entitled

The story of how the Laffer Curve got its name begins with a 1978 article by Jude Wanniski in 'The Public Interest' entitled, 'Taxes, Revenues, and the Laffer Curve.'

- Arthur Laffer

Illustrate Classes

I used the so-called Laffer Curve all the time in my classes and with anyone else who would listen to me to illustrate the trade-off between tax rates and tax revenues.

- Arthur Laffer

Me Way

The Laffer Curve, by the way, was not invented by me.

- Arthur Laffer

Here Collecting

When you look at the government, when the government collects a buck, it's not free. They have to spend resources, the IRS, audits, all this sort of crap, to collect the dollar. I'm not assuming any Laffer curve effect here at all. There are just transactions costs of collecting that money.

- Arthur Laffer

Race Always

Where I come from, there were traditions with my race and whenever you faced a curve in life, there was always a tradition.

- Chaske Spencer

Slider Could

I've got a fastball, change-up, forkball, curve, slider, knuckle-slider, knuckle-curve, I had about seven pitches I could have used at any time.

- Chili Davis

Doing Own

I took the process of doing as much myself as I could like a duck to water. I set up my own label and publishing, etc, and it was a fun learning curve two decades ago.

- David Knopfler

More Finger

I blame myself more so because I hung a curve. If you want to point a finger, point it at me.

- David Wells

Yes Shape

Yes, our tree has an interesting shape. The center branches reflect the shape of the zero curve. When extreme parts of the tree are reached the branching pattern changes to accommodate the mean reversion.

- John Hull

Quick Tabloids

I've finally learnt how to say, 'No comment'. To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve and a steep one at that. You had better learn quick or you get burnt.

- Ben Affleck

Next Dollars

For a long time, television said, 'We won't cover cricket unless you pay us to cover it.' Then they said, 'OK, the next rights are sold for 55 million dollars. The next rights are sold for 612 million dollars.' So, it's a bit of a curve, that.

- Harsha Bhogle

High Sure

I don't recall your name but you sure were a sucker for a high inside curve.

- Bill Dickey

Learn Always

There's always a learning curve, where you've got to learn what your subject is all about.

- Brad Gilbert

Young Progressing

Technology keeps progressing. Young people follow the curve. But as they get older, they get inertia, and they start deviating from that curve.

- Jaan Tallinn

Brazil Tell

Look at me and tell me if I don't have Brazil in every curve of my body.

- Carmen Miranda

Karma Circumstances

But life inevitably throws us curve balls, unexpected circumstances that remind us to expect the unexpected. I've come to understand these curve balls are the beautiful unfolding of both karma and current.

- Carre Otis

My Life Rest

You never know what curve balls life is going to throw you and there's no way I can predict anything or make any assumptions about what the rest of my life is going to be like.

- Carrie Underwood

Ahead Set

You have to change the set, stay ahead of the curve.

- Carson Daly

Balls Other

For people who have... had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me.

- Casey Affleck

Away Other

If you look at the paths of other actors, most people have a curve where you hit it and there's a time where you make a lot of money and they let you make your movies, and then they take it away and it's gone.

- Casey Affleck

Ahead Been

I know, people have had different things to say about Marvel, about how creatively free they are or not free they are, but for me, the rule has always just been stay as good as I can possibly be, and stay one step ahead of the curve, and stay unique, and stay myself. And they seem to like that.

- James Gunn

Voice Doing

So there was something of a learning curve with doing your own thing and people seeing you outside of the band. I mean, people have never really heard my voice before - or heard a whole record of mine before. So it was a completely new experience.

- James Iha

Sports Game

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.

- James Patrick Murray

Ahead About

Steven and I have worked together a lot and I'm far ahead of the curve than most people in knowing what he wants, but he knows far more than I know about what's important for the story. So, most of the changes he will make will involve story changes.

- Dennis Muren

Sports Opposing

I wanted to be a sportswriter because I loved sports and I could not hit the curve ball, the jump shot, or the opposing ball carrier.

- Dick Schaap

Throw Hit

When I throw a curve that hangs and it goes for a hit, I want to chew up my glove.

- Don Drysdale

Sexy Like

I like when a guy wears a T-shirt, and you can see a little curve of the muscle sticking out. That's sexy!

- Jennifer Morrison

Tendency Mass

Political elites vote in a more partisan fashion than the mass public; this tendency, too, follows a curve. The more you know, the more likely you are to vote in an ideologically consistent way, not just following your party but following a set of constraints dictated by a political ideology.

- Jill Lepore

Woman Occasion

Even if national peculiarities in character and in laws occasion differences in the curve which the woman movement describes in the different countries, yet everywhere the movement has had the same causes, must follow the same main direction, and - sooner or later - must have the same effects.

- Ellen Key

Everybody Almost

I never liked quantitative easing. It's misunderstood by almost everybody. Flattening the yield curve is not stimulative; flattening the yield curve is anti-stimulative.

- Kenneth Fisher

London Balcony

Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges.

- Ernie Pyle

Play Emotive

Especially with the live, just the way I curve words, it's about expression. It's so emotive, to be able to release these words into a mike. It really emphasizes this insane tingle down my spine whenever I play.

- King Krule

Means In The Past

'Closed timelike curve' is the jargon for time travel. It means you go out, come back and meet yourself in the past.

- Kip Thorne

Everyone Through

Everyone knows what a curve is, until he has studied enough mathematics to become confused through the countless number of possible exceptions.

- Felix Klein

Values Which

In America, we have this bell curve of certain values. And then we have another bell curve of different values, which is the Republican Party. And they're out of sync right now.

- Foster Friess

Faith Side

Faith and doubt both are needed - not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.

- Lillian Smith

How Senate

There's a learning curve to understanding how the Senate operates.

- Luther Strange

Pants Made

He's so ugly. When you walked by him, your pants wrinkle. He made fly balls curve foul.

- Mickey Rivers

Back Behind

Get your work in, do what you need do, and get back up top. I'm a little bit behind the curve as far as not really having a spring training, so you're trying to get your work in, trying to work on things, and at the same time, you're also going out there trying to be competitive.

- Ryan Howard

Technical Steep

The problem for me is that I've never actually studied photography, so it's quite a steep learning curve. Cameras these days do so much for you automatically but I still think there's a point where you should actually know the technical side.

- Graeme Le Saux

OK Little Bit

It's OK to have a little bit of curve.

- Miranda Lambert

Studio Middle

All studio movies are the middle of the Bell curve. The only way to do something is to do it yourself. And the only way to do that is to not take any money from anyone or take as little money as possible from anyone and that's it.

- Thomas Lennon

Through Critical

In 'Three Cups of Tea' I was fairly critical of the military. And I mentioned that they're laptop warriors and there's no boots on the ground. But I can say now that they've gone through a tremendous learning curve.

- Greg Mortenson

Sometimes Knees

I tend to curve my back or pop my hip on the side. I always like to turn a little bit profile, and if you put one of your knees in, it also gives the illusion of more curves. There are a lot of tricks - you learn on the job sometimes.

- Sara Sampaio

Going Straight

The talent curve in game-making is going straight up to Heaven.

- Ralph Baer

Corn Foods

I don't know too many parents that want to feed their kids soda, but high-fructose corn syrup is cheap. The price of soda in 20 years has gone down 40 percent while the price of whole foods, fruits and vegetables, has gone up 40 percent and obesity goes up right along that curve.

- Tom Colicchio

Thought Processes

By playing games you can artificially speed up your learning curve to develop the right kind of thought processes.

- Nate Silver

Over Maybe

Pitching is what you have best on the day you work, and if you can't get your fastball over the plate, then maybe you can win with your curve.

- Tom Seaver

Love Need

What you need, above all else, is a love for your subject, whatever it is. You've got to be so deeply in love with your subject that when curve balls are thrown, when hurdles are put in place, you've got the energy to overcome them.

- Neil deGrasse Tyson

Doing Week

I started once a week in North Carolina at a pub called Charlie Goodnight and met a lot of comics there. Then I moved to L.A., and if you're not known, it's hard to get stage time. So you start out doing what they call 'bringers' - you have to bring five people if you wanna get on stage. It was a lot of hustle, a learning curve.

- Retta

I Think Checkers

There are a number of writers who believe it is their duty to throw as many curve balls at the reader as possible. To twist and twist again. These are the Chubby Checkers of crime fiction and, while I admire the craft, I think that it can actually work against genuine suspense.

- Mark Billingham

Sell Very

Look at the scope of writers who sell stuff. I'm at the very top of the power curve in terms of sales.

- Tucker Max

Financial Very

Even if we grade on a very generous curve, many Americans flunk when it comes to financial literacy.

- Richard Thaler

Mistakes Optimist

An optimist is a girl who mistakes a bulge for a curve.

- Ring Lardner

Want Like

I'm Cuban, so I like a bit of curve. I just want my booty to have a little lift!

- Odette Annable

Yes Learned

Everything in life is a lesson and I have learned from each marriage. Yes, I've made mistakes but every experience is a learning curve.

- Patsy Kensit

Woman Part

One of the best parts of a woman's body is that curve, and I go a little bit higher on all of my things to show off the best part of the hourglass.

- Melissa McCarthy

Forest Embrace

My favourite places on earth are the wild waterways where the forest opens its arms and a silver curve of river folds the traveller into its embrace.

- Rory MacLean

Going Balls

Life throws many curve balls, and if you don't swing... you're never going to hit any!

- Taylor Hicks

Law Studied

I studied one term of law and then came to realize I had a little better fastball and curve than I did a vocabulary.

- Ted Lyons