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Ernest Gellner Quotes and Sayings

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The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the
production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry.
- Ernest Gellner

Pushing production out of America to nations without
our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
- Frank Murkowski

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics,
song and production are.
- Gary Wright

Every production of an artist should be the expression
of an adventure of his soul.
- W. Somerset Maugham

 

That the powers of labour, and of the other instruments which produce wealth,
may be indefinitely increased by using their products
as the means of further production.
- Nassau William Senior

Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat.
But it also requires that everyone should contribute
to the production of food.
- Elias Canetti

I have a hard time defending the production of candy,
given that it is basically crack for children and makes
them dependent in unwholesome ways.
- Steve Almond

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Production is the only answer to inflation.
- Chester Bowles

Seen that way, the wholesale transformation of production
technologies that is mandated by pollution prevention
creates a new surge of economic development.
- Barry Commoner

We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs.
We are also here to assist people actually in their production,
non-commercial people in their production.
- Ann Macbeth

The people that watch or buy music or listen to TV,
I don't think they separate the two as much as the
people that are in charge of the production of it.
- Tina Yothers

The staple of our Australian colonies,
but more particularly of New South Wales,
the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production,
- is fine wool.
- Charles Sturt

The North Sea was supposed to run out in the 1980s.
Then in the 1990s.
And now production is still on-line.
- Daniel Yergin

I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood.
My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production,
just like most of my movies were.
- Elvis Presley

Colombia is in a risky position.
They've got a peace process that's going nowhere,
and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing.
- Barry McCaffrey

Poetry is rather an approach to things,
to life, than it is typographical production.
- Joseph Brodsky

For the last five years I've been in the production business.
- Chico Hamilton

What we need is more women writers, writing for older women.
There are some actresses who have production companies
and create their own material,
and I truly admire that.
- Kathleen Turner

It's big production.
It's huge.
It's using studio technology to your benefit.
You don't go in and play live and then just take the
tapes and get them mastered.
You have to create.
- Joe Elliott

Eventually though, I'd like to have my own production company.
Then I could create great opportunities not only for myself,
but for other actors as well.
- Mario Lopez

It will never be Hollywood, the same way people think it should be.
I think it will grow and it will be healthy and it
will expand into more than one production house.
- Ann Macbeth

The repossession by women of our bodies will bring
far more essential change to human society than the
seizing of the means of production by workers.
- Adrienne Rich

It has given me an insight into what it's like as an
actor to come into a show in the middle of a production
and fit into a group that's already established.
- Corin Nemec

We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves
off limits to exploration and production,
as The Washington Post editorial stated this week.
- Jim Costa

Right now my career is totally schizophrenic,
because when an American production like Hitchcock
Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of
showing them my independent films.
- Atom Egoyan

The more commercial work that is happening,
the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights,
the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen.
- Ann Macbeth

It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer
to have production without employees and the ideal
of the employee is to have income without work.
- E. F. Schumacher

We did some jumping at the start of the show.
We went out without telling anyone -
and the studio liked to kill us.
They were threatened with cancellation of their production insurance.
- Ken Curtis

The myth of unlimited production brings war in its
train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm.
- Albert Camus

Consumption may be regarded as negative production.
- Alfred Marshall

Before you approach a production entity or even a potential producer,
you should write up a treatment and register your show
with the Writers Guild of America.
- Penelope Spheeris

In Europe, there is no television filmmaking legislation
that could assist film production because private broadcasters
are not interested in supporting Polish film.
- Andrzej Wajda

The social system grows rigid but the productive forces continue to expand,
and conflict ensues between the forces of production
and the social conditions of production.
- Earl Browder

When the show's in production, we work for three weeks
at a time and then take a week off.
- Drew Carey

There are no miracles in agricultural production.
- Norman Borlaug

I go on giving interviews because I've been brought
up to support the projects I'm involved in.
When you've enjoyed working on a production,
you want to do them a favour.
- Francesca Annis

Plays are so much more special if they've never ever had a production,
but I think you can really work on a play and make
it better with each production.
- Beth Henley

She put her hands around the neck of our production manager,
and you know, started to choke him.
- David Gest

Poetry is the work of poets, not of peoples or communities;
artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

We need to break our dependency on foreign sources of oil,
which leaves us at the mercy of foreign powers.
To do that, we should increase domestic energy production.
- Bobby Jindal

If the other fellow sells cheaper than you,
it is called dumping.
'Course, if you sell cheaper than him,
that's mass production.
- Will Rogers

What makes the production of my work so expensive?
The whole installation thing -
the construction,
the objects, the technology.
It really adds up.
- Barbara Kruger

I will continue to advocate for a strong federal government
role to establish the production,
storage and distribution networks needed to support a hydrogen economy.
- Albert Wynn

The duty of the individual farmer, at this time,
is to increase his production, particularly of food crops.
- David F. Houston

Brando's a family friend.
His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at
the Omaha Community Playhouse.
That was the first production he was in.
- Peter Fonda

With production alone as the goal, industry in North
America was dominated by the assembly line,
standardization for mass consumption.
- Arthur Erickson

The rapid dissemination of technology and information
offers entirely new ways of production,
but it can also bring the spectre of more states developing
weapons of mass destruction.
- Lord Robertson

Production is something I've never come to terms with.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Carl took on the military-industrial complex.
He campaigned around the world for an end to the production
of weapons of mass destruction.
To him it was a perversion of science.
- Ann Druyan

Capitalism has socialized production.
It has brought thousands of people together in the
factory and involved them in new social relationships.
- C. L. R. James

A monopoly on the means of communication may define
a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian
formula of monopoly in the means of production.
- Robert Anton Wilson

You could put this record on and not get jarred half-way through.
I wanted it to be all cut from one cloth,
and that was the way we took it through the whole production process.
- Jules Shear

What is needed now is a transformation of the major
systems of production more profound than even the sweeping
post-World War II changes in production technology.
- Barry Commoner

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
- Karl Marx

Today a record producer is even more involved and is
often the production's sole musician,
one person playing all the instruments one-by-one.
- Tony Visconti

The expansion of the market creates a need for enhanced and more regular supply,
and this in turn impels commercial capital to acquire
control of production as well.
- Rudolf Hiferding

We wouldn't think of going to our doctor and saying
'Treat me the way doctors treated people in the 19th Century',
and yet that's what we're demanding in food production.
- Nina Fedoroff

I'm always most excited about the job I'm doing at the present,
and that's especially true about 'Price' because of
my respect for the show and it's production team.
- Randy West

When I got back into the film business after college,
I started out as a production assistant.
- Mike Lookinland

I created a production company.
Right now I am so happy in my work.
- Marla Maples

I figure if it's turns out well the film will have
its own momentum and will carry into the video release.
So it's hard to really picture the DVD version when I'm in production.
- Jay Roach

I worked with my parents on the stage in production numbers since I was 4,
but I never really gave much thought to being a performer
on my own until I was 12 or 13.
- Helen Reddy

These code authorities could regulate production,
quantities, qualities, prices, distribution methods,
etc., under the supervision of the NRA.
This was fascism.
- John T. Flynn

Mausoleum air and anguished pauses: If this production were a poem,
it would be mostly white space.
- Richard Corliss

The first syndicating I tried was when two partners
and I created a production company in 1952.
We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show.
- Casey Kasum

A lot of artists who have a certain style are expected
to more or less keep doing their style.
It's so easy to get into that rut of production.
- Laurie Anderson

With Cold Sassy Tree having its first production,
I saw no necessity to do anything other than produce
it with the correct setting.
- Bruce Beresford

Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value
of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
- Joseph A. Schumpeter

As a part of preparing those lawsuits,
learning about those lawsuits, I learned about the
various nuclear issues in parts of the nuclear production
process I guess you'd say.
- Tom Udall

I used to be pretty reckless.
When I was a runner for a production company,
I drove a massive 16 seater van.
I was only 18.
I mean I look young now, but then I looked about 12.
- Gail Porter

We collaborate on everything.
I'm involved in the writing and pre-production.
There's a whole bunch of people who keep in touch at
every step about everything.
- Jay Roach


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