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Modern people are only willing to believe in their computers,
by Alain Robert

Modern people are only willing to believe in their computers,
while I believe in myself.
- Alain Robert

Related topics: Computers

All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb,
but I am forbidden.
- Alain Robert

In fact, it will be very easy to climb the building
because of its shape and architecture.
- Alain Robert

I was not willing to give up because I was born to
like taking risks and that is my way of life.
- Alain Robert

 

Fortunately, the courts discharged me every time after
they understood what I had done.
- Alain Robert

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most,
it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- William Wordsworth

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary
arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people
can keep all their options open all the time.
- Christopher Lasch

In modern war...
you will die like a dog for no good reason.
- Ernest Hemingway

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

One of the most feared expressions in modern times
is 'The computer is down.'
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago,
during and immediately after World War II.
- Barry Commoner

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other -
instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
- Edward Abbey

The great thing about university is that they incline you to get up and do it,
from the Classics to modern plays, to the humor that
Monty Pythons made popular.
- Michael York

The argument of the broken window pane is the most
valuable argument in modern politics.
- Emmeline Pankhurst

Some of modern engineering is necessary to good art.
But I think of myself is a cultural artist.
- Larry Wall

Armani's clothes are beautiful and modern and I love him.
- Claire Forlani

A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern.
Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its
end but in the nascent state,
and this state is constant.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Music is neither old nor modern: it is either good or bad music,
and the date at which it was written has no significance whatever.
- Peter Warlock

I always thought martial arts was the most modern choreography we could have right now,
and I always wanted to put it to music.
- Lou Reed

I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy.
Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.
- Roger Waters

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

The three great elements of modern civilization,
Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
- Thomas Carlyle

Music is a continuum and the modern and avant-garde
composers of today will be part of the standard repertoire 30 years from now.
- Neville Marriner

I think some of the best modern writing comes now from travellers.
- Michael Palin

Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
- Aldous Huxley

The modern horror audience is wise to our tricks this lets it in on the gag.
- Robert Englund

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities,
so the social process requires standardization of man,
and this standardization is called equality.
- Erich Fromm

A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined;
one discovers how far one can go only by traveling
in a straight line until one is stopped.
- Norman Mailer

David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism,
a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what
the country needed to hear during times of crisis,
tragedy and triumph.
- Tom Brokaw

Our approach to economic development must be modern,
focused and in tune with the global trend.
- Ibrahim Babangida

It is one of the primary motives of modern art that
it wants to abolish the distance which the viewer,
the consumer, the audience maintain vis-a-vis a work of art.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer

What we must understand is that the industries,
processes, and inventions created by modern science
can be used either to subjugate or liberate.
The choice is up to us.
- Henry A. Wallace

Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families.
- Wes Borland

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives
us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets.
Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
- Tom Stoppard

Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to
buy things he's too busy to enjoy.
- Frank Howard Clark

Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury,
not a necessity like petrol.
But to me it's the oil of life.
- John Betjeman

I think I was first to do live performances on a modern
electronic sound synthesizer.
- John Eaton

Employers need to recognize that the world has changed
and there are people who would like to help them provide
solution in ways that are new,
modern and that add value to companies.
- Andy Stern

We must also recognize the new realities of modern
warfare and the modern landscape of a battlefield.
- Susan Davis

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument,
endeavors to silence by persecution,
in old days by fire and sword,
in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons

I think the accessories look very modern and very exciting.
These big earrings, these big hoops.
I think the girls are sort of falling in love with...
collars, neck collars.
- Ralph Lauren

It appears a bold thing to say so when one sees how
much many a modern author who knows how to make a skilful
use of the Book of Chronicles has to tell about the tabernacle.
- Julius Wellhausen

The whole religious complexion of the modern world
is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
- Thomas Paine

The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform
opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
- Jacques Ellul

Be it whim or emergency, the modern laboratory is equally
at the service of romance,
equally ready to gratify mankind with a torpedo or a toy.
- Richard Le Gallienne

I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches
college students that they don't cover much modern
history and certainly not the modern presidency.
- Robert Scheer

Revolution in the modern case is no longer an uncouth business.
- Garet Garrett

Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence,
and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
- John Ruskin

Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand
for long the terrific pace of modern war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

It was easier to do Shakespeare than a lot of modern
movie scripts that are so poorly written.
- Jessica Lange

It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants
has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.
- Henry A. Wallace

The modern composer builds upon the foundation of truth.
- Claudio Monteverdi

Most of modern rock and roll is a product of guilt.
- Don Van Vliet

We, in Prince Edward Island, are fully familiar with this modern phenomenon.
- Alex Campbell

London is a modern Babylon.
- Benjamin Disraeli

In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations:
fight or flee.
In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative;
fight,
flee - or laugh.
- Robert Orben

A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good
as its technological ability.
- Frank Whittle

We didn't reinvent the circus.
We repackaged it in a much more modern way.
- Guy Laliberte

I also read modern novels - I have just had to read
60 as I am one of the judges for the Orange Fiction Prize.
- Kate Adie


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