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We're trying to fix this with the plan we've been floating.
by Michael K. Powell

We're trying to fix this with the plan we've been floating.
Now, the law says the transition ends in 2006 or -
and the "or" is the only part that matters -
85 percent of Americans go buy a digital TV.
- Michael K. Powell

I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing.
- Michael K. Powell

The first thing I feel like we have the potential to
do is to deliver to consumers more roots to their home.
- Michael K. Powell

Unlike the phone system, which is engineered around an application,
the Internet layered model allows you to,
in essence, separate applications from infrastructure.
- Michael K. Powell

 

I love my DSL, but I love my WiFi more.
And I probably get on the Internet 40 percent to 50
percent more because of the combination of those technologies.
- Michael K. Powell

What scared me in that debate is that it's not about
the ownership rules at all.
The vast majority of people don't even know what the rules say,
to be perfectly candid.
Name all six of them.
- Michael K. Powell

You can sell nothing for a mark-up for a while,
but only until something starts eating away at it.
Now I can go home and click on Yahoo,
call my sister and talk over a microphone for free.
- Michael K. Powell

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So as I look at transitioning to the communication platforms of the future,
I see that the beauty of Internet protocols is you
get the separation of the layers between service and technology.
- Michael K. Powell

The comparison to the old world is something to get excited about.
We have the potential for more choice and innovation,
and a different regulatory environment that doesn't
place as much weight on economic regulations of terms and conditions.
- Michael K. Powell

Conservatives were griping for decades about liberal
media and nobody paid attention.
Now, all of a sudden, one news channel has gotten a
whole new community of people freaked out.
- Michael K. Powell

We think the whole world's going to change,
and forget that human beings are still human beings;
we have the same five senses,
we still interact the same way, we still love and hate the same way,
but marketers lose track of that.
But then it comes down to earth.
- Michael K. Powell

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

If a composer could say what he had to say in words
he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Trying to force creativity is never good.
- Sarah McLachlan

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
- Groucho Marx

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that
must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying
to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

I'm exhausted trying to stay healthy.
- Steve Yzerman

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the
poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
- Jean Cocteau

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like
trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like
trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
- Joe Adcock

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better
and also trying to be better yourself.
- Dale Earnhardt

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

Yeah; I'm a much better blues player than anybody knows,
but being in the kind of group I'm in,
we were always trying to make popular records.
- Stephen Stills

We haven't had a good energy policy in this country
for decades and we're trying to get one.
- Paul Gillmor

We are the meeting place, an entity that's trying to
connect faith and culture.
- William P. Leahy

A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more
try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists
are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
- Graham Greene

At first I was queasy; I'll never forget the sound
of the scalpel cutting a body open.
But it was so cool trying to work out how these people died.
- Jonathan Davis

I started working on trying to sound like June from the very beginning.
- Reese Witherspoon

I don't want to be anything other than what I've been trying to be lately.
- Gavin DeGraw

We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now,
and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers,
brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
- Rose Schneiderman

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right.
As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting
has already been established.
- George Carlin

The federal government seeks to control and regulate the Internet,
but the last thing this Congress should be doing is
trying to stifle public debate online.
- Dennis Hastert

In 1976 I wrote a lot about women trying to claim the right to work.
- Cathy Guisewite

I think back to some of the things Harry said and some
of the things I said trying to be funny.
If I said them now, it would be on the front page of
every newspaper in the country.
- Jack Buck

So I went to Chicago in 1940, I think,
'41, and the photographs that I made there,
aside from fashion, were things that I was trying to
express in a social conscious way.
- Gordon Parks

The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by
people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism.
I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.
- Russell Crowe

The most cowardly thing in the world is blaming mistakes upon the umpires.
Too many managers strut around on the field trying
to manage the umpires instead of their teams.
- Bill Klem

The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
- Walter Bagehot

Now, I guess, people want stars.
People are trying to invent stars.
- Oscar Robertson

America's trying to do the best for its veterans.
- R. Lee Ermey

Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age
of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?
- Casey Stengel


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