Quotes of Contact

“ This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us. — Western Union internal memo, 1876. ”

- Unknown

“ I had his cell phone; he had mine,... There was just a constant communication. ”

- Bob Riley

“ There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it. ”

- Dale Carnegie

“ Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport. ”

- Duffy Daugherty

“ It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony, an easy give and take, and the painting comes out well ”

- Jackson Pollock

“ Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder. ”

- Laurence J. Peter

“ Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. ”

- Bill Watterson

“ A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts. ”

- Colette

“ Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. ”

- Clare Booth Luce

“ You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea. ”

- Unknown

“ The youthful sparkle in Ronald Reagan's eyes is caused by his contact lenses, which he keeps highly polished. ”

- Sheila Graham

“ The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower your class. ”

- Paul Fussell

“ In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. ”

- Carl Jung

“ By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with… the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun. ”

- Katherine Mansfield

“ There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. ”

- Washington Irving

“ Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a hitting sport. ”

- Vince Lombardi

“ They say golf is not a contact sport. Not the way we play it. ”

- Alice Cooper

“ The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed. ”

- Carl Gustav Jung

“ At the base of it was the urge, if you wanted to play football, to knock someone down, that was what the sport was all about, the will to win closely linked with contact. ”

- George Plimpton

“ After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it. ”

- Charles Fillmore

“ Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art. ”

- Pablo Picasso

“ By learning to contact, listen to, and act on our intuition, we can directly connect to the higher power of the universe and allow it to become our guiding force. ”

- Shakti Gawain

“ For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio. ”

- Ken Blanchard

“ Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction. ”

- Heinrich Heine

“ It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought. ”

- Agnes Repplier

“ Make a better friend of every man with whom you come in contact. ”

- Henry L. Doherty

“ Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism. ”

- Germaine Greer
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