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What gets left out is the narrative between the bullets,
by Edward Tufte

What gets left out is the narrative between the bullets,
which would tell us who's going to do what and how
we're going to achieve the generic goals on the list.
- Edward Tufte

If you like overheads, you'll love PowerPoint.
- Edward Tufte

The leading edge in evidence presentation is in science;
the leading edge in beauty is in high art.
- Edward Tufte

It is straightforward for me to be ethical,
responsible, and kind-hearted because I have the resources to support that.
- Edward Tufte

 

The idea of trying to create things that last -
forever knowledge -
has guided my work for a long time now.
- Edward Tufte

There are many true statements about complex topics
that are too long to fit on a PowerPoint slide.
- Edward Tufte

I think it is important for software to avoiding imposing
a cognitive style on workers and their work.
- Edward Tufte

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What this means is that we shouldn't abbreviate the
truth but rather get a new method of presentation.
- Edward Tufte

Beautiful Evidence is about the theory and practice of analytical design.
- Edward Tufte

The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly -
to develop strategies of seeing and showing.
- Edward Tufte

Public discussions are part of what it takes to make
changes in the trillions of graphics published each year.
- Edward Tufte

That is to say, nature's laws are causal;
they reveal themselves by comparison and difference,
and they operate at every multivariate space/time point.
- Edward Tufte

I am certainly not an intellectual relativist,
nor a moral relativist.
- Edward Tufte

The minimum we should hope for with any display technology
is that it should do no harm.
- Edward Tufte

My father worked for governments all his life as an
engineer and public works director.
- Edward Tufte

The point of the essay is to change things.
- Edward Tufte

The goal is to provide analytical tools that will last students a lifetime.
- Edward Tufte

A practical part of my teaching is to provide demonstrative,
hands-on experiences.
- Edward Tufte

A curious consequence is that I have become a minor celebrity.
- Edward Tufte

I was writing a chapter of Beautiful Evidence on the
subject of the sculptural pedestal,
which led to my thinking about what's up on the pedestal -
the great leader.
- Edward Tufte

The speculative part of my work is that these particular cognitive tasks -
ways of thinking analytically -
are tied to nature's laws.
- Edward Tufte

My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive
tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws,
these tasks and principles are indifferent to language,
culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided.
- Edward Tufte

I hope that I am generous and tolerant,
but certainly on the intellectual side I think that
there are discoverable truths,
and some things that are closer approximations to the truth than others.
- Edward Tufte

I do believe that there are some universal cognitive
tasks that are deep and profound -
indeed,
so deep and profound that it is worthwhile to understand
them in order to design our displays in accord with those tasks.
- Edward Tufte

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

The Master acts without doing, and everything gets done.
- Lao Tzu

There is a crack in everything,
that's how the light gets in.
- Leonard Cohen

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
- Joseph P. Kennedy

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

A true friend never gets in your way
unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

The early bird gets the worm,
but the second mouse gets the cheese.
- Anonymous

When one gets angry, it is always angry AT someone -
perhaps a friend or spouse, perhaps a stranger,
perhaps the nameless "they" - "those people at the bank wronged me,"
perhaps God, or perhaps oneself.
In any case, when one gets angry,
they want to find someone to be "responsible" for what happened.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

When life gets you down -
just put on your big girl panties and deal with it.
- Anonymous humor

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question
"How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"
- Erwin Chargaff

Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
- David Ogden Stiers

Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay
gets another person who can't pay
to guarantee that he can pay.
- Charles Dickens

It's cookies, he smells like cookies,
and the smell gets stronger when he's in heat.
- the movie Michael

Religion often gets in the way of God.
- Bono

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation.
It gets the hurt out in the open into the light,
out of the darkness.
- Reba McEntire

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
- Hunter S. Thompson

A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin

Business is never so healthy as when,
like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
- Henry Ford

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
- Robert Frost

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
- Albert Einstein

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
- J. Paul Getty

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea.
It's the person who gets out of the shower,
dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
- Nolan Bushnell

My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel.
I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping
bag down in the basement.
It's humiliating.
- Ben Affleck

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
- Andrew Carnegie

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about,
he goes off and gets married.
- Robert Frost

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets
the credit for doing them.
- Benjamin Jowett

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
- Voltaire

This country has come to feel the same when Congress
is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
- Will Rogers

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket
and rejoices that the system works.
- Bill Vaughan

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever,
and generally stopping before it gets there.
- Agnes Repplier

Nobody ever gets to see what could have been.
- the 2010 movie Charlie St. Cloud

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep


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