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Alain Robert Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Computers

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
Man of all his moral attributes,
or holds them of no account in the estimate of his
origin and place in the created world.
- Adam Sedgwick

Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism.
They have a distorted understanding of the traditional
values they claim to defend.
- Christopher Lasch

Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion,
sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics.
Defying nature, it surpasses it.
- Camille Paglia

In point of substantial merit the law school belongs
in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
- Thorstein Veblen

The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes,
in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer
to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
- Winston Churchill

I think that one possible definition of our modern
culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our
intellectuals can't read any poetry.
- Randall Jarrell

When I was 14 years old, I was a huge fan of the Velvets,
the Stooges and the Modern Lovers.
They are my three favourite bands.
I never get sick of 'em.
- Evan Dando

The modern economy isn't about the redistribution of wealth,
it's about the redistribution of time.
- Doug Coupland

There's this expression called postmodernism,
which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern,
which now no longer means anything.
- Twyla Tharp

Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence,
that theory must take into account and explain the
mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.
- Arthur Keith

Half of the secular unrest and dismal,
profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain
ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.
- Henry Van Dyke

Not much has been written about the Nereids of modern Greece.
Wherever there is a warm, healing stream they believe
that it flows from the breasts of the Nereids.
- James Theodore Bent

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

We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation.
We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet,
a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano.
- Tennessee Ernie Ford

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

But we don't have an example of a democratic society
existing in a socialist economy -
which is the only real alternative to capitalism in the modern world.
- Peter L. Berger

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

Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity,
the dread of doing what has been done before.
- Edith Wharton

If it's a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups,
I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation,
while staying within the structure of the script.
- Martin Scorsese

A modern health and social care system has to be completely
focussed on the needs of its users.
- Patricia Hewitt

The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperone.
- Amy Vanderbilt

In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative,
original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.
- David Ogilvy

The modern artist is working with space and time,
and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.
- Jackson Pollock

Modern thought has transferred the spectral character
of Death to the notion of time itself.
Time has become Death triumphant over all.
- John Berger

The party at its best has always been a modern party.
- Francis Maude

After closely examining my conscience,
I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended
the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as
in the contemporary ones.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

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

The task of the modern educator
is not to cut down jungles,
but to irrigate deserts.
- C.S. Lewis

Modern poets talk against business, poor things,
but all of us write for money.
Beginners are subjected to trial by market.
- Robert Frost

The best thing about modern living is anaesthesia.
- Meg Ryan

I used to dance when I was younger -
ballet and modern dance.
- Nastassja Kinski

Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
- Aldous Huxley

The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher.
Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I would have to challenge the term, modern dance.
I don't really use that term in relation to my work.
I simply think of it as dancing.
I think of it as moving.
- Twyla Tharp

It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry,
but I think this film deals more with the loss of his
wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
- Vin Diesel

Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous.
He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved
greatness before turning 30.
- John Cusack

We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization,
but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so.
- Thor Heyerdahl

It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol
was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.
- P. G. Wodehouse

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 modern world is personal; people want to know intimate things.
- Nigella Lawson

We must recognize the chief characteristic of the modern era -
a permanent state of what I call violent peace.
- James D. Watkins

We are so Post-Modern that we don't realize how Post-Modern we are anymore.
- Larry Wall

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

Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur,
is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier.
- Paula Nelson

But I can't really say there is too much modern music
that I'm blown away by at this moment.
- Duncan Sheik

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations,
study hell.
- Thomas Merton

There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism,
in its modern sense.
- John Buchanan Robinson

The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass
house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.
- Robert McAfee Brown


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