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 : 73
Society Role

The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.

- A. J. Liebling

Doing Real People

I don't live in L.A. on purpose because I don't wanna be immersed in that. I have to have a real life, with real people, in order to inform what I'm doing; otherwise, it just becomes the snake eating its own tail. Vampirism.

- Alan Arkin

Own Laborious

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do.

- Albert Bandura

My Own Own

Of course, my own political beliefs inform the ideas I come up with.

- Alison Jackson

Sunshine Whistling

To copy Nature? A boy with a camera can do that. To get the spirit of Nature? A woodman or a shepherd can follow the trail of the whistling wind to hoarded sunshine in distant wolds. But to interpret Nature and inform it with a human personality that rises above it, invokes the divine in it, is the work of genius.

- Ameen Rihani

Death Country

'Hard Hit,' a YA collection of poems, explores the country of grief and survival. Mark, a 16-year-old boy and skilled pitcher, must confront the coming death of his beloved father with the help of his friends, family, baseball, and an idiosyncratic belief in God. I used my own experience of my parents' deaths to inform this journey.

- Ann Turner

Through I Write

I don't have to listen to the Gospel on Sunday to know the stories of the New Testament. They inform so much of what I write that they're practically like a news scrim that goes through my brain 24/7.

- Anna Quindlen

Purpose Ultimate

Journalism's ultimate purpose is to inform the reader, to bring him each day a letter from home and never to permit the serving of special interests.

- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

Habits Frustrated

The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits, and the inherent pleasure there is in following them, are motives which nature has put into our wills without generally caring to inform us why; and she sometimes decrees, indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.

- Chauncey Wright

Settle Readily

The People in this Town began to inquire my Business, and because I did not readily inform them, they began to suspect me, and said, that I was come to settle the Indian's Land and they knew I should never go Home again Safe.

- Christopher Gist

Nonprofit Counts

Every Mother Counts is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother. We inform, engage, and mobilize audiences to take action and raise funds that support maternal health programs around the world.

- Christy Turlington

Own Develop

We worked to develop our own operations to advance U.S. counterterrorism objectives by penetrating terrorist safe havens and collecting intelligence that would inform policy and enable our own operations.

- Cofer Black

Maybe Entertain

As far as what readers can expect with 'Maybe Someday,' I'm not the type of writer who writes to educate or inform my readers. I simply write to entertain them.

- Colleen Hoover

Business Form

I'm not in the business of changing policies. I hope to inform, not form, decisions.

- Dalia Mogahed

Express Had

It always struck me that Africa was, in a strange way, a futuristic place and had elements and vibes and spirits that were going to inform the future. Africa Express is an attempt to engage that power outside Africa, and for everyone to benefit from it.

- Damon Albarn

Goal Always

My goal, as always, is simply to inform the public about an issue that is nearly impossible for them to learn about on their own. That is my only goal as a reporter.

- Dana Priest

Reader Written

A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.

- Dean Acheson

Past Here

While your past can inform you and your future can inspire you, the moment of choice exists in the here and now.

- Debbie Ford

Role Comprehend

What I am going to write is the last of what I have to say. I will say that literature is the only consciousness we possess and that its role as consciousness must inform us of our ability to comprehend the hideous danger of nuclear power.

- John Cheever

Past Present

The past has to inform the present.

- John Turturro

Other Larger

I can remember soundtracks that you just can't separate from the film - It's just so intertwined, so important. Like the Hitchcock ones where they kind of inform each other and become this larger thing as a result.

- Jonny Greenwood

May Realist

It may be said that modern Europe with teachers who inform it that its realist instincts are beautiful, acts ill and honors what is ill.

- Julien Benda

Father Before

Before I proposed to my now-wife, I was understandably nervous. My father suggested that I take stock of all of my experiences and relationships with women, from my earliest memories to present day, and see if I had learned anything that might inform my decision.

- Justin Halpern

Will Sure

I am quite sure that from America will come the greatest help for the cause of peace, and I consider it my duty to inform the people of Europe as to the feelings and intentions of the friends of peace in Europe.

- Bertha von Suttner

Been Had

The feeling of being at sea has put me in touch with who I am to a greater degree than if I had been on land all these years. So, in a roundabout way, I imagine it does inform my acting.

- Billy Campbell

Next Wins

It's those difficult times that inform the next wonderful time, and it's a series of trade-offs, of events, of wins and losses.

- Brad Pitt

I Wish Which

I wish you to inform the Court that my absence, though deliberate, is not intended in any way to be disrespectful. Nor is it prompted by any fear of the punishment which might be inflicted on me.

- Bram Fischer

Believe I Think

I believe that it's an author's job to cast his imagination into the far spaces. Your life should - and I think it's inescapable that it will - inform your work. I'm all for using anything that can make your art better, but your intuition should be an equal partner.

- Brent Weeks

Country Largest

Advertising seemed almost natural to me because it was a business where you had to inform, persuade and educate. And so from being a junior copywriter to being the creative director of one of the largest advertising agencies in the country took me 4.5 years, which is, well, a fairly spectacular rise.

- Bryce Courtenay

Use Instance

A glance at the history of European poetry is enough to inform us that rhyme itself is not indispensable. Latin poetry in the classical age had no use for it, and the kind of Latin poetry that does rhyme - as for instance the medieval 'Carmina Burana' - tends to be somewhat crude stuff in comparison with the classical verse that doesn't.

- James Fenton

Data Frugal

We have really good data that show when you take patients and you really inform them about their choices, patients make more frugal choices. They pick more efficient choices than the health care system does.

- Donald Berwick

Sole Which

My sole motive is to inform the public as to that which is done in their name and that which is done against them.

- Edward Snowden

Character Help

Clothes are part of the character. They can't but help inform who you are.

- Jill Clayburgh

Think Stories

Entertainment is one of America's greatest exports. And the stories that we tell about people inform the world about how to think about people.

- Kelly McCreary

I Think Classical

I did stand-up for a long time, and I did classical theater. As much time as you could spend on a stage will always inform you and your job, as you evolve. I feel the freedom of being able to find comedy in the darkest moments because it makes it way more interesting, I think.

- Kevin Durand

Other Submit

Upon receiving my notification of acceptance to the university, my parents noticed that they were obliged to submit to the university, among other things, a copy of my official family register. After much mental anguish, they decided to inform me of the secret of my birth.

- Koichi Tanaka

Trump Making

That is, while we believe that cost-benefit analysis is an important tool to inform agency decision making, the results of the cost-benefit analysis do not trump existing law.

- Fred Thompson

Trust Very

Don't try to get involved with people on the Internet because it can be very dangerous. The whole point of 'Trust' is to inform people about this issue.

- Liana Liberato

Mind Mankind

To show the world what long experience gains, requires not courage, though it calls for pains; but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind.

- George Crabbe

Own Use

I don't have time to beat myself up over my fallible nature. Instead I use my energy to learn from my past and let it inform my future. It's time to own all of our glory, mistakes, mess and light and be gentle to ourselves. Let's be kind to our spirits and celebrate the truth of our hearts.

- Grace Gealey

New Large

By the new year of 1994, it had grown up into Inform 4 and could produce games twice as large.

- Graham Nelson

Curses Announced

At the end of April I archived 'Curses' and Inform, and announced them on the newsgroups.

- Graham Nelson

Young Rather

I'm rather pleased with the new manuals. I see Inform now as a gauche young adult, having got past the stage of growing out of his shoes every few months.

- Graham Nelson

Shape Hamlet

The time has mainly gone on getting Inform into a decent shape for public use. I suppose the plot of 'Curses' makes a sequel conceivable when compared with, say, the plot of 'Hamlet' but none is planned.

- Graham Nelson

Preservation Sure

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

- Thomas Jefferson

Law Pretty

Law school and summer camp are the two experiences that inform pretty much all I do.

- Rachel Sklar

Artist Familiarity

As an artist, I've always felt most comfortable outside of the art supply store. So domestic materials are the ones that most help inform what I'm trying to talk about and our familiarity as a whole - kind of the collective us, I guess.

- Rashid Johnson

Mistake Belated

While this debate today is a belated effort to inform the American people, it is nevertheless an empty gesture. It is time to admit our mistake in Iraq and begin to bring our troops home with honor.

- Raul Grijalva

Which Very

Rhetoric, which is the use of language to inform or persuade, is very important in shaping public opinion. We are very easily fooled by language and how it is used by others.

- Ray Comfort

University Like

I feel like the experience I gained at university has really helped to inform me as far as who I wanted to become as an actor and what I wanted to do.

- Tom Riley

Been Before

Even people that know Johnny Cash's music really well and know that he was married don't really know that much about June Carter. So finding out about her really helped to inform my performance and to bring her to the front in a way that she has never been before.

- Reese Witherspoon

Victories Doom

I retweet Amnesty International tweets a lot. It isn't just, 'This person is incarcerated unjustly.' It's also, 'This person was just released.' Those are the victories we work toward, so if we don't inform people of the victories, it does become doom and gloom.

- Nazanin Boniadi

New Perhaps

Chefs have a new opportunity - and perhaps even an obligation - to inform the public about what is good to eat, and why.

- Rene Redzepi

Commercial I Write

If I write in my name to the agents of England and France residing in Asia and inform them that Japan is ready to make a commercial treaty with their countries, the number of steamers will be reduced from fifty to two or three.

- Townsend Harris

His Repugnant

It is repugnant to an American to inform upon his fellow citizens.

- Sidney Buchman

Audience Vice

A live audience with live reactions feeds a different sort of acting that will then inform your film work, and vice versa.

- Richard McCabe

Development Still

Now Stan and I were still working in secret at that time but, because of this development, we had to inform the University of Utah because we thought that they might need to take patent protection.

- Martin Fleischmann

Bring Upper

Yes, 4% is the government-mandated target to the MPC. The plus/minus 2 percentage-point upper and lower bands are the tolerance levels specified by the government. If we breach those for three consecutive quarters, we need to inform the government of why that happened and what we propose to do to bring inflation within the two bands.

- Urjit Patel

Trying Accurate

I'm trying to inform people, so I try to present them with accurate information.

- Matthew Yglesias

Me Does

My faith, and especially my faith as a Catholic, does inform me and does guide me.

- Steve King

Measured Developing

Yet the effort to inform the public also encouraged responsible public discussion that succeeded in developing a consensus for the measured approach that many scientists supported.

- Paul Berg

Die Always

On that road of the informer, it is always night. I cannot ever inform against anyone without feeling something die within me. I inform without pleasure, because it is necessary.

- Whittaker Chambers

Audience I Write

My seventeen years of teaching inform my sense of audience in every line I write.

- Will Hobbs

Data Hundred

We can inform decisions when we look at data points on retention rates with your first hundred users, when we look at things like survey responses from your first hundred users.

- Sunil Nagaraj

Been Before

Forget words like 'hard sell' and 'soft sell.' That will only confuse you. Just be sure your advertising is saying something with substance, something that will inform and serve the consumer, and be sure you're saying it like it's never been said before.

- William Bernbach

Opera Going

Sometimes, going to see one opera is hard because you don't know the genre. Good opera is like good wine. There are so many varieties, and it helps to inform you about what you like when you see a lot.

- Susanna Phillips

Congress Part

There is no part of the executive branch that more exists on the outer edge of executive prerogative than the American intelligence community - the intelligence community, CIA, covert action. My literal responsibility as director of CIA with regard to covert action was to inform the Congress - not to seek their approval, to inform.

- Michael Hayden

Often Profession

Intelligence is often viewed as a profession that steals secrets and then knits those secrets together for policymakers in order to inform their judgments.

- Michael Hayden

Activity Reports

FinCEN directs financial institutions to file suspicious activity reports (SARs) to inform law enforcement of certain types of cyber-enabled crime. As the agency charged with protecting the United States from financial crime, FinCEN's guidance does not deem financial institutions who process such transactions to be involved in a criminal activity.

- Perianne Boring

Mistake May

Sarah Palin may have chosen to not answer the call for the presidency, but make no mistake, the principles that garnered her the unique support she enjoyed continue to inform and drive the base that lifted her.

- Tammy Bruce

Here Shared

Editorial cartoons are about concept. The illustration is merely a vehicle to convey a point of view. We're here to protect and inform the public, to attack and repel those who do not agree with our long-term shared interest.

- Michael Ramirez

News Need

The whole idea of television news or any kind of news is to inform people about things they need to know about.

- Ted Turner

Country Ballot

Americans resident in China inform us that the ballot box in their country is greatly abused for personal ends, and Chinese admirers of the American Republic have not minutely examined its defects.

- Zhang Zhidong