Quotes of Catalogue

“ I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. ”

- Bill Gates

“ Language is the inventory of human experience. ”

- L. W. Lockhart

“ Elizabeth Taylor has more chins than the Chinese telephone directory. ”

- Joan Rivers

“ Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts, the first thing I do is look for myself in the index. ”

- Julie Burchill

“ When I started in the late 1950s, every film I made - no matter how low the budget - got a theatrical release. Today, less that 20-percent of our films get a theatrical release. ”

- Roger Corman

“ A partial world will list to my lays, While Anna reigns, and sets a female name Unrival'd in the glorious lists of fame. ”

- Edward Young

“ The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list. ”

- Unknown

“ If you want to understand your government, don't begin by reading the Constitution. (It conveys precious little of the flavor of today's statecraft.) Instead, read selected portions of the Washington telephone directory containing listings for all the organizations with titles beginning with the word National. ”

- George F. Will

“ All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they're stereotypes because they're true. ”

- David Cronenberg

“ You can tell the size of your God by looking at the size of your worry list. The longer your list, the smaller your God. ”

- Unknown

“ In all planing you make a list and you set priorities. ”

- Alan Lakein

“ Drinking and driving: there are stupider things, but it's a very short list. ”

- Unknown

“ Davis Cup is definitely on the top of my list of priorities. ”

- Andy Roddick

“ Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and cliches. ”

- Harold Evans

“ Even for an area I know well, I prepare a shooting list of subjects I need. ”

- Nigel Dennis

“ I've just been really lucky to not be too much of a stereotype. ”

- Marisa Tomei

“ Obscenity can be found in every book except the telephone directory. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Order, unity and continuity are human inventions just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour. ”

- Barbara Ehrenreich

“ The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins. ”

- Italo Calvino

“ War is mainly a catalogue of blunders. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ The catalogue of miseries seems to cry out for commercial spots and a station break: the stuff of noonday soap opera. ”

- Stefan Kanfer

“ I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all. They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful. ”

- Thomas Merton

“ If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire catalogue. ”

- Sears Roebuck and Co.

“ He who has the pepper may season as he lists. ”

- George Herbert

“ If you look at the opportunities for economic growth within America, inner-city areas and rural areas, especially those that are heavily minority populated are a great opportunity for economic growth, because unemployment is high and the potential for consumer demand to grow is enormous… ”

- Bill Clinton

“ If you want to understand your government, don't begin by reading the Constitution. Instead, read selected portions of the Washington telephone directory containing listings for all organizations with titles beginning with the word "National.". ”

- George Will

“ Our civilization has decided that determining the guilt or innocence of men is a thing too important to be trusted to trained men. When it wants a library catalogued, or the solar system discovered, or any trifle of that kind, it uses up its specialists… ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ EAVESDROP, v.i. Secretly to overhear a catalogue of the crimes and vices of another or yourself. A lady with one of her ears applied To an open keyhole heard, inside, Two female gossips in converse free — The subject engaging them was she. "I think," said one, "and my husband thinks That she's a prying, inquisitive minx!" As soon as no more of it she could hear The lady, indignant, removed her ear… ”

- Ambrose Bierce
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