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Scores

Total Quotes : 70
Love Next

I love to just go to the movies, watch movies, listen to the scores and all that 'cause that's, like, the next step for me.

- Akon

Involved Getting

There are scores you have to write objectively without getting involved.

- Alex North

Hands Behind

You don't leave behind box office scores or how many dollars changed hands.

- Alex Van Halen

Hospitals Likely

When Department of Health and Human Services administrators decided to base 30 percent of hospitals' Medicare reimbursement on patient satisfaction survey scores, they likely figured that transparency and accountability would improve healthcare.

- Alexandra Robbins

More More People

Historically, absolute IQ scores have risen substantially as we've changed our environment so that more people go to school longer.

- Alison Gopnik

Achievement About

The focus on just thinking about standardized test scores as being synonymous with achievement for teenagers is ridiculous, right? There are so many things that kids care about, where they excel, where they try hard, where they learn important life lessons, that are not picked up by test scores.

- Angela Duckworth

Doing Some

Film scores are often based on short themes, and it helps if you've got some way of developing these themes and making them sometimes last 4 minutes and sometimes last 40 seconds. One ends up doing it subconsciously.

- Anne Dudley

Nation Been

California is the highest-tax state in the nation and has been for a long time. It has the highest-paid teachers in the nation, by far - $400 a month more than New Jersey - and yet California is the third lowest state on test scores for fourth and eighth grade English and math in the nation, and has been at the low level for a long, long time.

- Arthur Laffer

Sports Going

You know you have a gambling problem when it's 4 A.M. at the Mirage Sports Book and you're walking around going, 'Hey you get the lacrosse scores?'

- Artie Lange

Soundtrack Interact

Music scores your life. You interact with it. You listen to it in the car. It becomes the soundtrack to that one summer with that one girl.

- Chris Milk

Movie Jennifer

Usually when I am approached to do a score for a horror movie, it's to attempt a repeat performance of what I did way back on 'Hellraiser' or 'Jennifer 8' - one of those really orchestral scores.

- Christopher Young

Feel I Think

I don't want to be typecast as the 'ambient guy' or someone who only does electronic scores. I think most of the work that comes my way is because people feel they know me musically.

- Cliff Martinez

Behind Proven

If there's one thing that 'No Child Left Behind' has proven, it's that more academics don't make for smarter children - or even higher test scores. And yet we somehow refuse to accept this reality.

- Darell Hammond

Through Putting

American football seems to resemble soccer in that one scores by putting the ball through the opponent's goal; but football, truly is about land. The Settlers want to move the line of scrimmage Westward, the Native Americans want to move it East.

- David Mamet

Works Almost

I'll probably always write film scores. It's the one place where a composer has almost unlimited resources at his beck and call. When music you have written works well in a film, nothing can beat it.

- David Newman

Love Hockey

You don't love hockey for the scores, you love hockey for the fights, right?

- DeAngelo Williams

Still Everybody

You still remember your SAT scores. And everybody else does too. Everybody's forgotten everything about themselves, everything else about high school. They remember their SAT scores.

- John Katzman

Profitability

Your typical business just measures the metrics that have to do with the profitability of the business one way or another. But you can have metrics that measure employee happiness and the morale. You can also do direct customer surveys; you can track it over time. You can do supplier satisfaction scores as well.

- John Mackey

Say Important Thing

I say to my friends, 'Don't just listen to the vuvuzelas; look at who scores the goals.' And this is the important thing.

- Jose Manuel Barroso

Took Woody

My mother was adored by her family and by the scores of children she took care of and their parents, all of whom called her 'Miss Woody.'

- Judy Woodruff

Everyone Asking

Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals, everyone starts asking him about it.

- Just Fontaine

Other Been

I don't totally believe that all of the politicians see a problem with the gap between the scores of black children and other groups. I believe that many politicians think this has been the way it has always been, so what's the problem?

- Barry Williams

Mathematics College

I was always told that I was good in mathematics, and I guess my grades and standardized test scores supported that. My worst subjects were those that generally involved a lot of reading - English and history. So, having good test scores in math and mediocre ones in reading, I was naturally advised to major in engineering in college.

- Henry Petroski

Large Nixon

The number of illegal activities were so large that one was bound to come out and lead to the uncovering of the others. Nixon was too willing to use the power of government to settle scores and get even with enemies.

- Bob Woodward

Mistaken Line

If you think dealing with issues like worthiness and authenticity and vulnerability are not worthwhile because there are more pressing issues, like the bottom line or attendance or standardized test scores, you are sadly, sadly mistaken. It underpins everything.

- Brene Brown

Away Used

The connections in the brain fade away unless used. We know that early stimulation of children leads to higher cognitive scores.

- Brian Sutton-Smith

College Broadcast

I went into broadcast journalism. I loved every class I took, I just got anxious because I came to the realization that you're groomed in high school to get good SAT scores to get into a good college or else you're done for.

- Chace Crawford

Sports Pretty

I'm the kind of guy who comes home and checks scores for everything. I'm a sports fan in general, so I pretty much keep up with who's ahead in a division and everything that's going on.

- Chadwick Boseman

Love Notes

I love my stuff - you're not supposed to say that. But because I'm performer as well as a writer, I'm constantly interacting with my own work. I always get to find these little secrets that I left for myself, little notes - I find them all over the scores.

- Jason Robert Brown

Argued Works

It might be argued that genuine spontaneity is not really possible or desirable so long as printed scores of great works exist. All modern musicians are, for better or worse, prisoners of Gutenberg.

- Donal Henahan

Why About

Asian American success is often presented as something of a horror - robotic, unfeeling machines psychotically hellbent on excelling, products of abusive tiger parenting who care only about test scores and perfection, driven to succeed without even knowing why.

- Jenny Zhang

Better Now Gotten

I'm not trying to clock scores in this lifetime, it's just that things are better now than they were like five, ten years ago. Music has gotten a lot better. There's a lot of people who are committed to - soulfully.

- Jerry Garcia

Movie Bernard

Bernard Herrmann used to write all his scores by himself. So did Bach, Beethoven and Stravinsky. I don't understand why this happens in the movie industry.

- Ennio Morricone

Goal Right

All this cuddling and kissing on stage these days, well it's all right in football when someone scores a goal, but not when you're playing darts.

- Eric Bristow

Other Movie

I had written movie scores, television series, played with other people. Carl had done the same with Asia, with other bands, everything. We weren't about to entrust Greg automatically with a production credit.

- Keith Emerson

Suffering Movie

Teenagers all think their life is a movie. If you break up with someone or you have a fight, you walk around with movie scores playing in your head. You sort of see yourself suffering as you're suffering. There's a lot of melodrama attached to the real events of your life.

- Kenneth Lonergan

Score Another

He always scores the opening goal. Because it is one thing to score 30 goals with hat-tricks in easy wins, and another that 20 of those 30 goals are enough to win 1-0. Nobody does that as well as Diego Costa.

- Filipe Luis

Ball Scorer

It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer.

- Larry Bird

Other Which

The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply.

- Leo Bogart

Veterans Addressing

Climate change joined immigration, job creation, food safety, pilot training, veterans' care, campaign finance, transportation security, labor law, mine safety, wildfire management, and scores of executive and judicial appointments on the list of matters that the world's greatest deliberative body is incapable of addressing.

- George Packer

Work Stories

It was a wonderful experience to work with Sylvia. She pushed me to be more powerful with my acting, and she told me scores of the most incredible stories I've ever heard. She is amazing.

- Lukas Haas

Love Tell

I don't size up their grades or their board scores. Because in America today, that's just an advantage certain people have. I size up the give and take, the speed of thinking, what I perceive as ambition. I say, 'Tell me about your high school jobs.' And I love people who worked in coffee shops who were waiters and waitresses.

- Mickey Drexler

Show Old

Now is the time to show maximum responsibility. It is not the time to pay off old scores nor for sterile partisan recriminations. It is time to re-establish a climate of calmness and mutual respect.

- Giorgio Napolitano

Education Other

Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.

- Thad Cochran

Monks Read

Most of the great books on prayer are written by 'experts' - monks, missionaries, mystics, saints. I've read scores of them, and mainly they make me feel guilty.

- Philip Yancey

Some Very

The first time I came to New York in 1952, I was busy with music. I made the acquaintance at this period with John Cage, and also the acquaintance of Varese for the first time. We were very good friends. He gave me some scores, and we recorded them a little later.

- Pierre Boulez

Dad Any

I didn't listen to any of my dad's scores.

- Thomas Newman

Artist Bring

Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores.

- Thomas Wolfe

Education Country

Merit pay has failed repeatedly, and it's no surprise. When you base teacher pay on standardized test scores, you won't improve education; you just promote the high-stakes testing craze that's led parents, students and educators to shout 'Enough!' all across the country.

- Randi Weingarten

Student Solving

When student performance shows increases on test scores, that improvement is not associated with an increase in 'fluid intelligence' - that is, using logical thinking and problem solving in novel situations, rather than recalling previously learned facts and skills.

- Randi Weingarten

Film Music About

Robert Townson at Varese is a huge fan of film music and has really done a lot to educate audiences about film music and scores.

- Marco Beltrami

Injuries Discovered

Using adult stem cells drawn from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood system cells, scientists have discovered new treatments for scores of diseases and conditions such as Parkinson's disease, juvenile diabetes, and spinal cord injuries.

- Nathan Deal

Over Meant

Scores of African-Americans have written both appreciatively and critically about what 'The Cosby Show' meant to them over the years.

- Rebecca Traister

Engaged Increased

Employees who report receiving recognition and praise within the last seven days show increased productivity, get higher scores from customers, and have better safety records. They're just more engaged at work.

- Tom Rath

Wait Very

I never forget. I never forgive. I can wait. I find it very easy to harbor a grudge. I have scores to settle.

- Tom Wolfe

Graduation Fact

You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy.

- Neil Simon

Matter Games

It doesn't matter who scores the goals, just that we win the games.

- Neymar

Religious Dedicated

As the editor-in-chief of the do-it-yourself magazine 'Make,' I've met scores of dedicated makers. They come from all walks of life - rich, poor, young, old, male, female, religious, atheist, liberal, conservative.

- Mark Frauenfelder

Most Comments

The most interesting comments, they don't come from people with Klout scores. They don't come from people with a history on our sites.

- Nick Denton

Up Films

I grew up on film scores and scores from films.

- Skitch Henderson

Perfect South

I am a product of affirmative action. I am the perfect affirmative action baby. I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the south Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale. Not so far off so that I wasn't able to succeed at those institutions.

- Sonia Sotomayor

Game Other

Opening day. All you have to do is say the words and you feel the shutters thrown wide, the room air out, the light pour in. In baseball, no other day is so pure with possibility. No scores yet, no losses, no blame or disappointment. No hangover, at least until the game's over.

- Mary Schmich

Perfect Badly

The SAT is not perfect. We all know smart, knowledgeable people who do badly on standardized tests. But neither is it useless. SAT scores do measure both specific knowledge and valuable thinking skills.

- Virginia Postrel

Game Read

I knew how to read box scores and who the baseball heroes were before I had ever seen or even heard much of a game.

- W. P. Kinsella

Win Matter

But I it doesn't matter who scores the goals so long as we win.

- Steven Gerrard

Donkey Registered

It takes a certain type of person to register your 'Donkey Kong' score. So I'm just number 29 in registered Donkey Kong scores.

- Will Forte

Mortgages One-Third

Subprime mortgages, typically defined as those issued to borrowers with low credit scores, make up roughly the riskiest one-third of all mortgages.

- Michael Burry

Education Test

If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve.

- William Glasser

Guy Very

A lot of people, when a guy scores a lot of goals, think, 'He's a great player', because a goal is very important, but a great player is a player who can do everything on the field. He can do assists, encourage his colleagues, give them confidence to go forward. It is someone who, when a team does not do well, becomes one of the leaders.

- Pele

Digital Copyright

On scores of sites, users can upload illegal files of my books. As per 1998's toothless Digital Millennium Copyright Act, I bear the burden of discovering and reporting each theft.

- Peter Lerangis