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Recruiting Station was a story that came as the result
by A. E. van Vogt

Recruiting Station was a story that came as the result
of many anxious awakenings during many nights.
- A. E. van Vogt

In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased
that a story of mine had been honored.
I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers
and I was impressed with him.
- A. E. van Vogt

My theory was that what I had to do was make a study of human behavior.
- A. E. van Vogt

The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise.
Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission,
it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts.
- A. E. van Vogt

 

I had casually rented an apartment that cost $75 a
month because I expected my writing to pay my way.
- A. E. van Vogt

In a sense, there's a great truth to that,
but, also I was a great reader.
- A. E. van Vogt

I don't recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories.
- A. E. van Vogt

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Well, first of all, going off with dianetics was based upon a thought of mine.
- A. E. van Vogt

I first read science fiction in the old British Chum
annual when I was about 12 years old.
- A. E. van Vogt

Chum was a British boy's weekly which,
at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book;
and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas
presents for male children.
- A. E. van Vogt

It's difficult for me to feel that a solid page without
the breakups of paragraphs can be interesting.
I break mine up perhaps sooner than I should in terms
of the usage of the English language.
- A. E. van Vogt

But, somewhere in there, I did have the thought that
this really fits in with my thinking about what I wanted to do;
with what has to be done by a writer in order to stay alive as a writer.
- A. E. van Vogt

I figure that that has a ten year cycle.
At the end of that ten years, I began to get worried
that I would run into what is known as the writer's block,
the feeling of not being able to do these things.
- A. E. van Vogt

It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics,
I wrote the beginnings of many stories.
I would get an idea, and then write the beginning,
and then never touch it again.
- A. E. van Vogt

You have to remember that I was a bright but simple
fellow from Canada who seldom,
if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called
literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile
worked in an office for a living.
- A. E. van Vogt

We have already seen evidence that, notwithstanding
the addition of substantial resources,
we are experiencing great stress in recruiting and
not inconsequential retention problems.
- John M. McHugh

One the other hand, the publishing trend is ghastly,
isn't it? Two hundred and something distributors are
now down to 10 or 12? And what's the recruiting drive?
- Jerry Pournelle

Cult recruiting methods based on dosing victims with
the brain chemicals released during capture bonding
would make cults even more of a problem than they are now.
- Keith Henson

A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant,
always on the lookout for fresh victims.
- Douglas Jerrold

We have closely monitored the ups and downs of recruiting
and retention trends for many years and have been quick
to sound the alarm when challenges came into view.
- John M. McHugh

I can remember loving to recruit.
I knew I was going to do my best.
But traveling and recruiting doesn't appeal to me any more.
It's not as much fun as it used to be.
- Bear Bryant

I was taken in by what might be called the Hard Times
version of the Communists' advertising or recruiting technique.
- Elia Kazan

Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting,
not help.
- Phyllis Schlafly

They called themselves an army.
They were planning on recruiting more armies.
They were planning on splitting up and forming smaller
cells and going into different areas,
recruiting more members and just growing until they
had started a full scale war in this country.
- Patty Hearst

If you want something that's going to provide you with
a lot of challenges and a variety of different things to do,
then you really can't beat a place like the Air Force.
I don't mean this to sound like a recruiting pitch.
But it's been a lot of fun.
- Michael P. Anderson

Two new reports indicate that, under Bush,
the Army is overstretched and under enormous strain.
The National Guard and reserves have been weakened
and we are experiencing numerous recruiting problems.
- Jim Clyburn

If I didn't have a recruiting engagement,
I was going to be here.
I did everything possible to change the recruiting thing.
I'm a very small part of this night,
but I did want to be a part of it.
- Rick Pitino

We've got a support system that gives our players a
wonderful opportunity to graduate.
If they go to class and give good effort,
they can graduate from this school, and I believe that's
important when you go out recruiting.
- Steve Spurrier

I feel that I, and the people under my command,
tried to use all the traditional methods of recruiting
agents which were also used by other intelligence services;
adopting also means like pressure,
money, sex - but that did not characterize my service.
- Markus Wolf

To me, I was always just standing on the sidelines
because up until issue 50,
we were just doing Spawn.
I wasn't recruiting anybody because I didn't have any
books for people to work on.
- Todd McFarlane

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
- George Washington Carver

Believe me, my children have more stamina than a power station.
- Robbie Coltrane

Building one space station for everyone was and is insane:
we should have built a dozen.
- Larry Niven

Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash
register open and the toilets locked.
They must think toilet paper is worth more than money.
- Joey Bishop

The realities are that, you know, as a black man,
you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station,
you know.
- Michelle Obama

In the Soviet Union it was illegal to take a photograph of a train station.
Look what happened to them.
They tried to classify everything.
- Tom Clancy

There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in
the republic of the grave.
- John James Ingalls

Also we will be carrying food and clothes for the Expedition Two crew.
And as well as spare parts for the EVA that will be
conducted from the station in the following months.
- Umberto Guidoni

Why do we need another station where everyone has a
gun? We already have BET.
- Greg Giraldo

Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station.
Respect goodness, find it where you may.
- William Cobbett

And since Italy was involved in the space station as
well as signed an agreement with NASA.
And when the possibility to enter the 1996 Mission Specialist class.
- Umberto Guidoni

I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station,
who did not do better work and put forth greater effort
under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
- Charles Schwab

After the Shuttle checks out on its two upcoming flights,
it will be ready to take larger components up to the
International Space Station later this fall.
- Marc Garneau

The farewell between Hitler and Mussolini at the station was very affectionate.
Both men were moved.
- Galeazzo Ciano

I am going to design...
a Station after my own fancy; that is,
with engineering roofs, etc.
- Isambard K. Brunel

Some people even went off to form another band,
Power Station.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built,
or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

The station put us on staff at $35 a week...
and I mean every week.
- Roy Rogers

I don't think the space station will ever do anything for exploration.
Putting people up there for a year or more is the only
way you will get anywhere near the exploration concept.
- Wally Schirra

It's ridiculous that time and time again we need a
radioactive cloud coming out of a nuclear power-station
to remind us that atomic energy is extraordinarily dangerous.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Tinkering is something we need to know how to do in
order to keep something like the space station running.
I am a tinkerer by nature.
- Leroy Chiao

Our task was doing maintenance and repairs to keep
the station in a good state for the return of the shuttle
flights and resumption of major ISS construction.
- Leroy Chiao

I worked at a local television station and I got a
chance to direct and do all those things -
worked kiddie shows,
Ranger House show with the hand puppets and things like that.
- Barry Levinson

What do you mean you have my children at the police
station? Why are my kids at the police station?
- O. J. Simpson

Virtually every magazine, newspaper,
TV station and cable channel is owned by a big corporation,
and they've squashed stories that they don't want the public to know about.
- Tom Scholz

I've always thought space station is a great name.
It should be like a gas station where we go for service
and supplies before heading further out.
- Wally Schirra

I'm an assistant storyteller.
It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant,
but I'm waiting on six million people a week,
if I'm lucky.
- Jane Fonda

Someone tried to save my soul in a gas station.
- Orlando Bloom

I got to know every format of every station and who was on and what time.
- Bob Edwards

We should not have assumed that a political space station could be built.
- Larry Niven

Earth took her shining station as a star,
In Heaven's dark hall, high up the crowd of worlds.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

On a royal birthday every house must fly a flag,
or the owner would be dragged to a police station and
be fined twenty-five rubles.
- Mary Antin

We also had to bring with us some desired scientific
equipment over to the station as well as assemble new machines.
For that, I had to conduct two space walks.
- Philippe Perrin

I went straight in.
Fade in, one...
whatever.
He's playing the piano in the radio station.
- Ronald Harwood

A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with
which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
- Tennessee Williams

Marijuana is like Coors beer.
If you could buy the damn stuff at a Georgia filling station,
you'd decide you wouldn't want it.
- Billy Carter

It used to be that if you had a pretty good record,
you could stop by a station in Little Rock or Atlanta
and let the DJ listen to it.
No way something like that can happen now.
- Charley Pride

At that point, there will be the handover between the
shuttle arm and the station arm so that the shuttle
arm will take the cradle and put it into the cargo bay.
- Umberto Guidoni

Alas!
if the principles of contentment are not within us,
the height of station and worldly grandeur will as
soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness.
- Laurence Sterne

So at 16 I got a job at the local radio station.
And I was working after school and weekends.
I did the news; I did everything.
I did - played records.
- Dick Van Dyke

There will be no support in the island of Ireland for
building a nuclear power station.
- Peter Hain


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