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

Isolated

Total Quotes : 57
Been Very

Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.

- Alberto Fujimori

Thought Beginning

Enron had already collapsed and filed for bankruptcy protection by the beginning of 2002. But despite complaints from short sellers that corporations had used accounting gimmickry to inflate their profits, many investors thought the crisis at Enron was an isolated case.

- Alex Berenson

Pain Own

Contemplating Christmas when you are isolated and far from home brings its own unique pain.

- Amanda Lindhout

Here Very

When I was a child, I saw in the news that a person from Belitung had done well in sports in Jakarta, and I just couldn't imagine that it was possible for someone from here to become famous, and it's still very isolated out here.

- Andrea Hirata

Own Some

It's nice to be in a creative world that's kind of isolated, but you can get led astray down some pathway while you're recording that you might not like later. And there's a lot of time to get in your own head and stay there.

- Andrew Dost

Been Very

I don't have many friends; I'm very much a loner. As a child I was very isolated, and I've never been really close to anyone.

- Anthony Hopkins

Turn Anxious

The more anxious, isolated and time-deprived we are, the more likely we are to turn to paid personal services. To finance these extra services, we work longer hours. This leaves less time to spend with family, friends and neighbors; we become less likely to call on them for help, and they on us.

- Arlie Russell Hochschild

Got Teenage

The Sixties were different in an isolated place. We got two television channels if the wind was blowing in the right direction. The radio stations went off at sundown. Then you picked up Chicago and heard the teenage music you really yearned for.

- Charles Frazier

North About

I met people when we lived down in Raleigh who'd ask where I grew up, and I'd say about two hours west of Asheville, and they'd say they didn't know there was any North Carolina two hours west of Asheville. It was in many ways an isolated place.

- Charles Frazier

Very Transporting

Right now, oil is being isolated around the globe, and there is a major effort in shipping, trucking and otherwise transporting that oil around to a very finite number of refineries. Biology allows us to make these same fuels in a much more distributed fashion.

- Craig Venter

Without Some

My heroes and heroines are often unlikely people who are dragged into situations without meaning to become involved, or people with a past that has never quite left them. They are often isolated, introspective people, often confrontational or anarchic in some way, often damaged or secretly unhappy or incomplete.

- Joanne Harris

Town About

When we lived in Juneau, Alaska, it was a town of about 7,000 people, and totally isolated; the only way to get to it was by ship.

- John C. Hawkes

Country Places

In isolated or country places no man's life is safe.

- John White Geary

Been Our

Because our fight has been for such a long time we are isolated from the world, even after reconstruction we don't have much attention from people outside.

- Hanoi Hannah

Felt Had

I was determined to get it right on the pitch. Then, if I had to leave at the end of the season, so be it. I never felt threatened or isolated by the arrangement. We worked together and it worked out.

- Bryan Robson

Want Them

Symptoms, those you believe you recognize, seem to you irrational because you take them in an isolated manner, and you want to interpret them directly.

- Jacques Lacan

City Feel

As far as loneliness, I feel Los Angeles and its layout, having to drive everywhere - it is a lonely place. It's an isolated city in that respect because you're driving to places alone listening to the radio.

- Jason Schwartzman

Happy Jaw

Normally, we are happy to find a fragment of jaw, a few isolated teeth, a bit of an arm, a bit of a skull. But to find associated body parts is extremely rare.

- Donald Johanson

Art Art Forms

We are engaging with so many art forms at once in the 21st century, but we're presented with them in a way that is so isolated.

- Doug Aitken

Small About

There's just something wonderful about getting a small group of people together in an isolated location, and there's something about cabins themselves that imply both horror and fun. When you go to a cabin, you're usually going to have a good time.

- Drew Goddard

Work Very

I lived a very isolated life. When you start at 20, you have a lot of nonsense to work out of your system.

- Edie Sedgwick

Been Had

In 2008, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for work done on a molecule called green fluorescent protein that was isolated from the bioluminescent chemistry of a jellyfish, and it's been equated to the invention of the microscope in terms of the impact that it has had on cell biology and genetic engineering.

- Edith Widder

Implications

Isolated incidents have lateral, lasting implications.

- Katherine Ryan

Feel Overwhelmed

One might expect that the families of murder victims would be showered with sympathy and support, embraced by their communities. But in reality they are far more likely to feel isolated, fearful, and ashamed, overwhelmed by grief and guilt, angry at the criminal-justice system, and shunned by their old friends.

- Eric Schlosser

Country Ecosystem

Technological change is never an isolated phenomenon. This revolution takes place inside a complex ecosystem which comprises business, governmental and societal dimensions. To make a country fit for the new type of innovation-driven competition, the whole ecosystem has to be considered.

- Klaus Schwab

Cell Phones Other

There is something in the way that we are now, with our cell phones, and people are not looking at each other and not being in the moment with each other, that kids feel isolated.

- Lady Gaga

Think Agree

I don't agree with those in our community who think that, as gay people, we are special and should therefore keep ourselves isolated from certain straight-associated thinking or conventions.

- Gavin Creel

Living Karl

I went from the glamour of working with Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano to living on an isolated hilltop, with my husband gone most of the time.

- Liberty Ross

Difficult About

People in this world of superficial communication find themselves isolated and lonely and have difficult in talking about personal things that really matter to them.

- Theodore Zeldin

Available About

I have this pet thing about how global communications are moving so fast now, throwing information at you, making everything available to you, and yet I feel it's leaving us more and more isolated.

- Mike Rutherford

Living Primitive

When we were on the farm, we were isolated, not just by geography but by the primitive living conditions: no electricity, no running water and, of course, no computer, no phone.

- Sally Mann

Terrorism Iran

Iran is isolated on its nuclear program and support for terrorism.

- Thomas E. Donilon

I Think Anybody

Growing up as an Asian American in this society, there were a lot of times where you feel isolated or out of place as an Asian. And growing up in White America, that's absolutely my experience. And I think that's why I got into acting because I wanted to be anybody else but Asian.

- Ming-Na Wen

May Belong

Christmas lights may be the loneliest thing for me, especially if you mix them up with reindeers and sleighs. I feel alone. I feel isolated. I feel I do not belong.

- Mira Nair

Men Rarely

Great men are rarely isolated mountain-peaks; they are the summits of ranges.

- Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Law Mass

Law is a formless mass of isolated decisions.

- Morris Raphael Cohen

Policies Iranian

If Iran does not change its policies, it won't be able to integrate into the international community and will become even more isolated than it is now, which likely will have a negative impact on the Iranian people.

- Moshe Katsav

Need Almost

It's much easier to write when you're sad. But you can end up isolated and depressed because you almost need to put yourself in that situation to have that angst to write from.

- Natalie Imbruglia

Our Soon

The first true antibiotic to be derived from a culture of an actinomyces was isolated in our department in 1940. The organism, Actinomyces antibioticus, yielded a substance which was designated as actinomycin. It was soon crystallized, and its chemical and biological properties were established.

- Selman Waksman

Politics Initial

Joy doesn't betray but sustains activism. And when you face a politics that aspires to make you fearful, alienated and isolated, joy is a fine initial act of insurrection.

- Rebecca Solnit

Glad Physical

I'm glad that it was so physical and so isolated.

- Toni Collette

Love Staying

I don't mind staying in one place for a while - I like to spend a lot of time in Los Angeles. It's a place where nobody goes out, where people will leave you alone. People in Los Angeles love themselves and they love what they do and they leave you alone. If you're isolated, you have a real advantage. You can work.

- Nicolas Berggruen

Art Entertainment

Entertainment and art are not isolated.

- Martin Kippenberger

Society Units

Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.

- Valerie Solanas

Concerned Been

I'm concerned when certain movements or countries have been isolated from the international dialogue because then you have no way of influencing them.

- Martti Ahtisaari

Believe Going

The limelight is a tricky place, because you can't believe what's going on around you. You stop observing. You stop perceiving. You stop extending yourself, and you become isolated.

- Vera Farmiga

Cello Miserable

The cello is such a melancholy instrument, such an isolated, miserable instrument.

- Ritchie Blackmore

Very Mostly

You see very senior women leaving technology and the men stay, mostly because they feel quite isolated and are isolated by the very systems.

- Mary Lou Jepsen

Feel I Think

I think one challenge is that having few women in your work environment makes you feel a little isolated and alone. I'm an extrovert; I like talking to people, and I make friends easily, but if your personality is somewhat different, I think you would struggle to connect with people.

- Padmasree Warrior

Means Profoundly

Leaders today are isolated by phalanxes of body guards. It's profoundly undemocratic, the way they have used terrorism as a means to protect themselves.

- Robert Harris

Should Ever

Language should be an ever developing procedure and not an isolated occurrence.

- Robert Smithson

Minor Interact

In real life, people are integrated into society. That's what happens in my books as well. Minor characters don't just walk in and spout lines, they interact and have an effect on the events. It's not an isolated universe.

- Stieg Larsson

Compassion Turn

Where there is no human connection, there is no compassion. Without compassion, then community, commitment, loving-kindness, human understanding, and peace all shrivel. Individuals become isolated, the isolated turn cruel, and the tragic hovers in the forms of domestic and civil violence. Art and literature are antidotes to that.

- Susan Vreeland

Disappear Had

The movies were so healing for me because I had such an isolated, lonely childhood. Going to the movies and having the lights go down, you disappear. If you have esteem issues, suddenly you're in a void where nobody can see you. You are just by yourself in that darkness, and your loneliness is cured.

- Michael De Luca

Away I Remember

I remember being this little girl missing her daddy and living so far away in France and from anything that was familiar to me. I felt so different and so isolated. When you're removed from everything that's familiar, you realize who you are.

- Penelope Mitchell

Cool Like

People in high school either feel like they're with the cool kids in a clique, or they're isolated - there's no in-between.

- Ross Butler

Deep Part

Most of us yearn for really intimate, healthy, in-person relationships. People have a deep desire to be understood, to be told that it's OK, that you're not isolated and broken, that this is part of the human challenge, and that there is hope. The capacity for online interactions to do that is powerful.

- Ze Frank