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Total Quotes : 545
City Big

Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.

- A. J. Liebling

Data Amount

There's something that happens with the collection of a large amount of data when it's dumped into an Excel spreadsheet or put into a pie chart. You run the risk of completely missing what it's about.

- Aaron Koblin

Storytelling Area

It's populated by people who, by and large, have terrific communication skills. Every day is an extraordinary day. For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.

- Aaron Sorkin

Which Laws

Large corporations, of course, are blinded by greed. The laws under which they operate require it - their shareholders would revolt at anything less.

- Aaron Swartz

Digital Given

I'm a believer. I'm one of the few standing before you today from a large financial services company that has not given up on digital currencies.

- Abigail Johnson

Long Life Dead

It is true that a large percentage of the Western world hopes that I am imprisoned or dead. But all my people, the Palestinians and the Arabs, wish me long life and freedom.

- Abu Abbas

New Poorer

If large numbers of people believe they have no shot at a better life in the future, they will work less hard and generate fewer new ideas and businesses. The economy, as a whole, will be poorer.

- Adam Davidson

Over Lifetime

As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box.

- Adrian Belew

Trust Money

Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.

- Agatha Christie

Lovely Meadows

Large meadows are lovely for picnics and romping, but they are for the lighter feelings. Meadows do not make me want to write.

- Aimee Bender

Strength Image

While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.

- Al Gore

Chill Portion

We can no longer let the threat of an early frost send a chill of fear throughout a large portion of our workforce. Diversification is the only answer.

- Alan Autry

Money Men

Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.

- Alan Ayckbourn

Living Very

Romantic poetry had its heyday when people like Lord Byron were kicking it large. But you try and make a living as a poet today, and you'll find it's very different!

- Alan Moore

Biology Through

One thing scientists do is to find order among a large number of facts, and one way to do that across fields as diverse as biology, geology, physics and astronomy is through classification.

- Alan Stern

Truth Small

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.

- Albert Einstein

Some Which

The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.

- Albert Gallatin

May Been

Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.

- Albert J. Nock

Country Ethnicity

Following the Second World War, we are a country of one ethnicity. After the moving of the borders, after the tragedy of the Holocaust and the murder of Polish Jews, we don't have large minority groups.

- Aleksander Kwasniewski

Nonprofit Consulting

Many on the professional Right owe their livelihoods to a large and growing network of nonprofit donor-funded groups and for-profit consulting and direct marketing companies hired by those groups.

- Alex Pareene

Rather Been

The underlying sense of form in my work has been the system of the universe, or part thereof. For that is a rather large model to work from.

- Alexander Calder

Happy Reasonably

I have three older sisters, so we were a reasonably large family and, in general, a happy one.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Civilization Wheels

In society at large, nerds are law-abiding, caring, fundamentally good folk who keep the wheels of civilization grinding.

- Alexandra Petri

Death Idea

I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results.

- Alfred Nobel

Art Means

Before the people at large, and for that matter, the artists themselves, understand what photography really means, as I understand that term, it is essential for them to be taught the real meaning of art.

- Alfred Stieglitz

Process Cases

With the assistance of electrical conductivity, we were able to trace by measurements the process of intercalation in a large number of cases and, consequently, to establish experimental foundations for the evaluation of the formation of such intercalation compounds.

- Alfred Werner

Think I Think

I think there is a sense of being forced at this time to look at America's really large shadow and that's not all that bad.

- Alice Walker

Certainly Though

It certainly seems as though a great majority of genre is conflict-focused and, not only that, but focused on large physical conflicts.

- Aliette de Bodard

Van Set

I no longer need a large television set in my vanity van and just go to Hotstar on my phone - it is much easier to watch everything there.

- Allu Arjun

Small Largest

China is going to be one of Avon's largest market opportunities. It has a large geographic expanse, with hundreds of thousands of women in small villages really striving to make an earnings opportunity for themselves.

- Andrea Jung

Other Significant

I have a significant other and a large, immediate family. No children, thank goodness. And I have a 13-year-old kitty.

- Andrea Parker

Need United States

Obviously the shift to gas and the need for large amounts of gas in the United States is going to be a major focus of attention on the part of producers.

- Andrew Gould

Give Breaks

Give tax breaks to large corporations, so that money can trickle down to the general public, in the form of extra jobs.

- Andrew Mellon

Grow Grows

Kids with Down syndrome are, by and large, quite affectionate and relatively guileless, and frequently, the attachments to them grow and deepen. And the meaning that parents find in it grows and deepens.

- Andrew Solomon

Small Alive

I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.

- Aneurin Bevan

Want Third World

The Democrats want to bring in the Third World because these are, by and large, people who have no experience with Constitutional democracy.

- Ann Coulter

Initiative Very

Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.

- Anna Pavlova

Pretty Lots And Lots

I grew up in a pretty large family. We were really close-knit, so I definitely want to have lots and lots of children.

- Anne Hathaway

Always Like

My mother's eyes were large and brown, like my son's, but unlike Sam's, they were always frantic, like a hummingbird who can't quite find the flower but keeps jabbing around.

- Anne Lamott

Great Housewives

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Always Other

A large family and Democrats have a lot in common: teenagers and Democrats are always happy spending other people's money.

- Anne Northup

Work Audience

What really motivates you to try to work things out as an actor is in large part fear, because you want to get into that narrative and bring the audience along.

- Annette Bening

Average Chain

Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.

- Anthony Burgess

Innovation Going

Not every innovation in transportation is going to come from government or even a large enterprise. There are smart people out there with tools and skills to come up with great ideas.

- Anthony Foxx

Subversive Quick

It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, and incompatible with quick onward movement.

- Anthony Trollope

Think Trained

I feel a responsibility to myself, and not so much for the world at large. Because of my Calvinistic upbringing, I was trained to think that what you do has to have a purpose.

- Anton Corbijn

Line Something Else

As with any large investment, it can be emotionally difficult to abandon a line of research when it isn't working out. But in science, if something isn't working, you have to toss it out and try something else.

- Antony Garrett Lisi

Fairly Dad

I've written quite a variety of songs, everything from kids songs to political satire, and my dad covered a fairly large range, also.

- Arlo Guthrie

Small Over

America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.

- Arnold J. Toynbee

Young Part

A large part of the problem, is that young people are being born into the world and growing up without much hope. And so, they become murderers, they become suicide bombers.

- Arthur Hertzberg

Average Educational

The states that have large in-migrations of Hispanics are Florida, Texas and California. And Florida and Texas are way above average in educational achievement, while California's the lowest, just about.

- Arthur Laffer

Orientation Regional

I believe that a large part of the training in the regional theaters is in imitation of the British style of acting. The British orientation is textual; they start from the language and work toward the character.

- Arthur Penn

Small Big

Because SBI is so large, serving customers in India's big cities and small rural villages alike, it has a pressing need for better tools and technology to monitor lending risks.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Country Abroad

I don't care if my books don't sell abroad; we have a large enough market in our country. I write for Indian readers.

- Ashwin Sanghi

World Tub

True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Mind Laws

My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.

- Charles Darwin

Sold Databases

Vast databases of names and personal information, sold to thieves by large publicly traded companies, have put almost anyone within reach of fraudulent telemarketers.

- Charles Duhigg

Small Been

We would have been happy if we could have assigned just three categories, large, medium, and small; the point is, we wanted to avoid personal judgments. It actually turned out to be quite a finely tuned scale.

- Charles Francis Richter

Against Using

I was less successful in my attempts to effect preventive vaccination against typhus by using the virus and in trying to produce large quantities of serum using large animals.

- Charles Jules Henry Nicole

Been Assignment

When it comes to the assignment of blame, the CIA has by and large been a luckless organization.

- Charles McCarry

More Rather

By and large, talent is in such short supply that mediocrity can be taken for brilliance rather more than genius can go undiscovered.

- Charles Saatchi

Blocks Could

Mount Harris is of basaltic formation, but I could not observe any columnar regularity in it, although large blocks are exposed above the ground. The rock is extremely hard and sonorous.

- Charles Sturt

Will Needs

If a catastrophic event wipes out a large portion of House members, America needs to know this body, elected by the people, will be quickly and legally reconstituted and will continue to function.

- Charles W. Pickering

Small Larger

These small shows were decidedly a success. The exhibitions were not too large to be seen easily. It was not an effort, as larger collections of pictures usually are.

- Childe Hassam

Through Going

The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this.

- Chinua Achebe

Set Sets

I like a no-drama set. I welcome visitors by and large; I like music playing on sets between set-ups - all that stuff.

- Chris Eigeman

Business Pretty

It is a sort of great Victorian truth that actually, trying to do the right thing is pretty good for you and pretty good for business as well, by and large.

- Chris Patten

Hire Sculptures

They don't send people from large corporations to hire people to make sculptures.

- Chris Van Allsburg

Book Reading Books

Book clubs, both online and in person, have become a large percentage of the reading public, and many of them won't consider reading books in hardcover.

- Christina Baker Kline

Law Minimize

Most large companies structure their affairs so that they minimize their tax payments. As long as you do it within the law, it's OK.

- Chuck Feeney

Compete Large Scale

'Clothespin' was the first city monument on a large scale that could compete with the architecture around it.

- Claes Oldenburg

Mean Takes

I mean, it takes a large entourage to put on a tour. You can't have 'em sittin' around.

- Clint Black

My Life Part

Music was a large part of my life. and it is a bit cliche, but it's a way people come together.

- Clyde Edgerton

Think Will

I hope people will like my novels after I'm dead. And I hope my children think about me in good ways, by and large.

- Clyde Edgerton

Nose Generous

A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.

- Cyrano de Bergerac

City Too

No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.

- Cyril Connolly

Battle Armies

So long as large armies go to battle, so long will the air arm remain their spearhead.

- Cyril Falls

Doctor Chunks

I wrote large chunks of 'The Impostor' and 'The Good Doctor' on a beach in Goa.

- Damon Galgut

New Rewarding

Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of understanding.

- Danica McKellar

Processes Very

In large organizations there are discrete functions. I do this; you do that. I swim in my lane; you swim in your lane. That can be very effective for certain processes and in certain stable conditions. But it doesn't work in unstable conditions.

- Daniel H. Pink

Young Big

I was a big reader of Zane Grey as a young boy, and so horses and the West figured large in my imagination.

- David Bergen

Origin Stories

All religions, all indigenous traditions, all origin stories provide a large map of where you are.

- David Christian

Market Set

To have a diverse set of perspectives and backgrounds enables you to understand the market at large much more effectively.

- David Cohen

Part Enshrined

Enshrined in a language is the whole of a community's history and a large part of its cultural identity. The world is a mosaic of visions. To lose even one piece of this mosaic is a loss for all of us.

- David Crystal

Think Idea

I don't think it would be a good idea for scientists to have more political power. Scientists as a group are more inclined to try to derive an ought from an is, than the population at large.

- David Deutsch

Think TV

What TV is extremely good at - and realize that this is 'all it does' - is discerning what large numbers of people think they want, and supplying it.

- David Foster Wallace

War Small

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.

- David Friedman

Like Making

In the music industry, we value large success. I realized that while I would like that, that it's not what my writing is about. And if I start making it about that, it becomes impure.

- David Friedman

Like Still

I still shoot film. I like what film does, how it renders things, Also, when I'm shooting from the air, I want to have as large a negative as I can.

- David Maisel


We've organized ourselves as cultures, to a large degree, around what we agree we know. And when you have multiple ways of knowing, multiple ways of organizing, the society loses one of its deepest organizational principles.

- David Weinberger

Which Carries

Poetry carries the imagery which is large enough for the kind of life we want for ourselves.

- David Whyte

Belong Telling

A soul-based workplace asks things of me that I didn't even know I had. It's constantly telling me that I belong to something large in the world.

- David Whyte

Try Avoid

I try to avoid large crowds.

- Dawn Olivieri

Limitation Providing

The power of the Internet is also its limitation - it provides access to large amounts of information without providing guidance on how to sort out what is credible and what is not.

- Dean Ornish

Serve Often

Bureaucracies tend to perpetuate themselves, whether they are multinational corporations or large government institutions such as Medicare, often at the expense of those that they are supposed to serve.

- Dean Ornish

Process Lives

A large majority of Americans believe that corporations exert too much influence on our daily lives and our political process.

- Jim McGovern

Island Over

My mom's father came from a family of 11 children who came over from the island of Ischia, Italy, and settled in Providence, RI. Her mother was part of the large community of French-speaking Canadians who settled in Woonsocket, RI.

- Joanna Going

Freeze Bags

At home, I make a large batch of tomato sauce and freeze it in meal-size portions in freezer bags.

- Joe Bastianich

Through Over

I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don't know if you are really getting through or not.

- Joe Cocker

Movie Otherwise

So many large movies come to you with a huge marketing campaign and it's like you have to see this movie this weekend, otherwise you'll be culturally bankrupt and can't converse with your friends.

- Joe Cornish