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 : 61
Like Knew

I like my subjects to be American, and not too dead, so I can interview people who knew them.

- A. Scott Berg

Mr Least

'Hard Times' does not romanticize the Depression, but at least a few of Mr. Terkel's subjects managed to find silver linings.

- Adam Cohen

Pretty Abroad

Abroad, they have covered pretty much all subjects, explored every possibility, every twist. So similarities between ideas you have and those filmed abroad are quite possible.

- Ajay Devgan

Allow Other

VCE exams do not showcase students' abilities. By this, I mean that the system fails to recognise the diversity of skills, and most subjects do not allow students to demonstrate skills in a form other than a written exam.

- Alexandra Adornetto

Death Eternity

In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

New Agency

As a creative agency, the film industry is thinking great subjects, presenting them wonderfully well, and giving opportunity to new faces each day.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Me Pick

I don't pick subjects as much as they pick me.

- Andy Rooney

Within Terror

What interests me is the sense of the darkness that we carry within us, the darkness that's akin to one of the principal subjects of the sublime - terror.

- Anish Kapoor

Always Companies

Pharma companies don't have a direct relationship with consumers, so they're always subjects.

- Anne Wojcicki

Love Pretty

People love pretty much the same things best. A writer looking for subjects inquires not after what he loves best, but after what he alone loves at all.

- Annie Dillard

Alone Loves

A writer looking for subjects inquires not after what he loves best, but after what he alone loves at all.

- Annie Dillard

Forced Unwilling

Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people; everywhere governments have forced and are forcing Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects.

- Arthur Keith

Always Very

I was interested in a lot of subjects from very early on. And that's uniquely Chicano because every Chicano I knew always had three jobs.

- Cheech Marin

Myself Using

The essays are different because ultimately it's things I'm interested in, and I'm really just writing about myself and using those subjects as a prism.

- Chuck Klosterman

Science Whiz

Plus, I was a math and science whiz from my first introduction to the subjects.

- David Crane

Tories Christians

I have written on all sorts of subjects... yet I have no enemies; except indeed all the Whigs, all the Tories, and all the Christians.

- David Hume

Very Realised

I realised that today we are very much interested in reading about subjects that would have also interested people in the 1500s: ghosts, demons and things that go bump in the night.

- Deborah Harkness

Moods Infinitely

For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts.

- John Drinkwater

Want Equally

I want to stay in touch with what I have in common with my subjects, with the places where are equally implicated with whatever is wrong with the culture.

- John Jeremiah Sullivan

Fiction Some

There are some subjects that can only be tackled in fiction.

- John le Carre

Here Laid

Common tyrants, and public oppressors, are not intitled to obedience from their subjects, by virtue of any thing here laid down by the inspired apostle.

- Jonathan Mayhew

Contented Dutiful

It becomes us, therefore, to be contented, and dutiful subjects.

- Jonathan Mayhew

King Very

Indeed it is very hard, when we have let the King's subjects have so much of our lands for so little value.

- Joseph Brant

Film Which

In terms of so-called fly-on-the-wall documentaries, there's a claim that the camera is a transparent window into a pre-existing reality. What really is happening is that the film crew and the subjects are collaborating to simulate a reality in which they pretend the camera is not present.

- Joshua Oppenheimer

Myself Use

A really important point for me is that I don't use any brand or corporate sponsors. So I have no responsibility to anyone but myself and the subjects.

- JR

Bed About

The thing about documentary is that you don't really choose your subjects: they come and grab you out of your bed.

- Beeban Kidron

Book Another

I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.

- Bill Bryson

Journey Which

Our film industry as well as the audiences are now open to unconventional pairings and subjects, which has aided my journey greatly.

- Boman Irani

Technology Using

GIS is the only technology that actually integrates many different subjects using geography as its common framework.

- Jack Dangermond

Teach Which

My job was to teach the whole corpus of economic theory, but there were two subjects in which I was especially interested, namely, the economics of mass unemployment and international economics.

- James Meade

Most About

One of the most striking things one finds about the child under 7-8 is his extreme assurance on all subjects.

- Jean Piaget

Run Disease

This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I'll never run out of subjects for songs.

- Jello Biafra

Paint Need

To paint well, I need to be enraptured by my subjects.

- Elizabeth Peyton

Questions Scale

For the future, I would suggest avoiding subjects of too vast a scale. It would be useful to make out a list of fundamental questions on the matter to be dealt with, and discuss only those.

- Karl Lehmann

Survive Eternal

If your subjects are eternal... they'll survive.

- Elliott Erwitt

Young Young Women

It's so great to be able to inspire these young women today to get involved in male-dominated subjects.

- Katie Taylor

Try Sensitive

As a documentary filmmaker, I try to be sensitive to my subjects.

- Keith Maitland

Feet About

Although there exist many thousand subjects for elegant conversation, there are persons who cannot meet a cripple without talking about feet.

- Ernest Bramah

Think Will

If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.

- Frank Herbert

Ideas Come

All my film ideas and subjects have come from photography.

- Lauren Greenfield

Pleasure Cliche

Redeeming subjects from cliche is its own pleasure and privilege.

- Leslie Jamison

Want About

I don't know what any of my songs are about. I don't sit down to write about anything. They're about whatever you want. I don't pick subjects. I just start.

- Liam Gallagher

Work Over

Maintaining the dignity of my subjects has grown to be, over the years, an imperative in my work, both in the taking of the pictures and in their presentation.

- Sally Mann

Last Which

The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.

- Thomas Hobbes


Because I've lived a risky and unconventional life, I don't often struggle for subjects to write about.

- Poe Ballantine

Talk Few

Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few.

- Pythagoras

Art Importance

Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance.

- Muriel Spark

Want Learned

As an engineer, I learned that a long time ago: you don't want to get into a rational discussion about irrational subjects.

- Shahid Khan

Which About

I was a catastrophe at Science and Games, but the good thing about Quaker schools is that they encourage you in those subjects for which you show an aptitude.

- Richard Rodney Bennett

Became Persuaded

I gradually became persuaded that the subjects, without intending to, had revealed to me a basic truth about markets that was foreign to the literature of economics.

- Vernon L. Smith

Myself Before

My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.

- Victoria Woodhull

Like Prefer

I prefer working in good cinema, wherever it is. I like subjects that have a universal appeal.

- Om Puri

Everyone About

Everyone is a reactionary about subjects he understands.

- Robert Conquest

Always Admirable

I've always tried to be fair to my subjects. That's easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark, or Eisenhower.

- Stephen Ambrose

Like Sealed

I like to show subjects inside a sealed veneer. There's a sense that you can't get in.

- Steven Klein

Looking Back Back

I was good at most subjects at school. Looking back, I was a proper boffin! Now, the thing I'm really good at is poker.

- Stormzy

Sports Had

I had this inferiority complex as a child, as I was not good at speaking. I was also not good in studies or sports and would often flunk in four-five subjects.

- Suriya

Like Tell

As you can tell from the titles of my books, I like to probe secret organizations, secret subjects. And this sometimes gets me into trouble.

- Ronald Kessler

Degree Set

I can't enter into politico-social subjects with any interest, for on the whole, I see that things are in a muddle, and I have no power or vocation to set them right in ever so little a degree.

- William Morris

Decision Means

Cast aside any column about two subjects. It means the pundit chickened out on the hard decision about what to write about that day.

- William Safire

Them Could

The only things I could do were English, drama and history. I loved them subjects, but I hated everything else.

- Michael Socha