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Grant Tinker Quotes and Sayings

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I assume you know what to do with this.
That's why you were hired.
- Grant Tinker

First be best, then be first.
- Grant Tinker

We see what we ASSUME we will see.
If you believe the world is evil, you will see evil.
If you believe the world is good, you will see good.
To change how life looks, change how you see life -
change your expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You can safely assume that you've
created God in your own image
when it turns out that God hates
all the same people you do.
- Anne Lamott

I've been amazed at how often those outside the discipline
of design assume that what designers do is decoration.
Good design is problem solving.
- Jeffery Veen

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People assume that the meaning of a song is vested in the lyrics.
To me, that has never been the case.
There are very few songs that I can think of where I remember the words.
- Brian Eno

It takes time for the absent to assume their true shape in our thoughts.
After death they take on a firmer outline and then cease to change.
- Colley Cibber

We are more prone to generalize the bad than the good.
We assume that the bad is more potent and contagious.
- Eric Hoffer

I always assume that democracy is the only good form of government,
quite frankly, and democracy is always to be preferred.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

We assume people we know can't be serial killers.
- Pat Brown

The Few assume to be the deputies, but they are often
only the despoilers of the Many.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Liberals seem to assume that, if you don't believe
in their particular political solutions,
then you don't really care about the people that they claim to want to help.
- Thomas Sowell

Grant, if we edited Fortran, I assume that you'd put a column thing in there.
- Ken Thompson

It wasn't that I was shy to go out with him,
I just didn't want people with preconceived notions
to assume anything about why we were together.
I was pretty careful for a while.
- Rose McGowan

Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven
impossible to deter and we should assume that it will
continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
- Al Gore

White collar conservative flashin down the street,
pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume
my kind will drop and die,
but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high.
- Jimi Hendrix

I think the biggest problem working with me would be that I'm an only child,
and so I have an internal dialogue that goes on that
I just assume you can hear.
- Maynard James Keenan

Show people tend to treat their finances like their dentistry.
They assume the man handling it knows what he is doing.
- Dick Cavett

Married couples who work together to build and maintain
a business assume broad responsibilities.
Not only is their work important to our local and national economies,
but their success is central to the well-being of their families.
- Melissa Bean

I make progress by having people around me who are
smarter than I am and listening to them.
And I assume that everyone is smarter about something than I am.
- Henry J. Kaiser

The elementary school must assume as its sublime and
most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read.
Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.
- William Bennett

Some people, you have to grit your teeth in order to
stay in the same room as them,
but you get on and ask the questions you assume most
of the people watching want to ask.
- Morley Safer

The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels,
yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth.
- Peter Straub

I don't believe that I personally have been changed by the money.
The bad thing is people assume you've changed because now you have money.
- Shaquille O'Neal

We trust something in a grocery store and assume it's good.
We don't learn about the most precious thing in life-the food we put in our body.
Educate yourself!
- Paul Prudhomme

All too often arrogance accompanies strength,
and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong.
The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.
- Theodore Bikel

Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today,
it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of
waltz in the park back then.
- Larry David

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that
the object of life is happiness.
- George Orwell

All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force...
We must assume behind this force the existence of a
conscious and intelligent Mind.
This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
- Max Planck

I beg of you...
never assume an inner or an outer pose,
never a disguise.
- Gustav Mahler

The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious.
- Lester Bangs

You have a specific, defined audience-at MTV,
they assume the audience to the news is 15 to 30 years
old and they do a lot of research about the things they're interested in.
- Tabitha Soren

It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery:
the "fronts" people assume before one another's eyes,
and the "front" a writer puts on the face of reality.
- Francoise Sagan

We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist,
or if they have existed up until now,
that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
- Max Planck

Talking in one language and talking in another,
I think inevitably, produce two different personalities,
as far as I've seen in other people.
I assume it does the same for me.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
- John D. Rockefeller

But at the same time you can't assume that making a
difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort
of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life.
- Angela Davis

Children who assume adult responsibilities feel old when they're young.
- Martha Beck

People always seem to assume that we have a full,
back-up support team - make-up, costume and a driver -
but usually,
in a war zone, there's only me and the cameraman.
- Kate Adie

We assume that celebrities have it easy and so love
to watch them having to endure a bit of hardship.
- Shirley Jones

I would assume the case will never be closed.
- Richard M. Helms

I assume that if people get to know me,
they'll like me.
If they don't, it's not my problem.
- Mira Sorvino

Of course, there are many, many musicians whose music gives me pleasure,
but until I make contact with them, musically or personally,
I never assume that anything wonderful will happen.
- Hugh Hopper

It is like we are obliged to assume that the government
is only doing what it says it is doing.
- James Bovard

Never assume that the guy understands that you and he have a relationship.
- Dave Barry

War on the other hand is such a terrible thing,
that no man, especially a Christian man,
has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.
- Leo Tolstoy

The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it.
Most people are so impatient; they just assume that
the person with hearing loss is being rude,
or slow-witted.
- Marion Ross

My observation is that women are merely waiting for
their husbands to assume leadership.
- James Dobson

This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume
the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
- Fernand Leger

Nobody can assume that, to a writer,
everything is off-limits.
- Ann Beattie

Partisanship is our great curse.
We too readily assume that everything has two sides
and that it is our duty to be on one or the other.
- James Harvey Robinson

We as Americans assume that big companies are bad,
and big power companies are even worse.
- Frank Luntz

If enough people openly engage in conduct once considered reprehensible,
we rewrite the rule book and assume that God,
as a good democrat, will go along.
- James L. Buckley

There's always a reaction based on fear.
People assume if you're criticizing a decision to go to war,
then you're saying something against the soldiers-which is not the case.
- Ed Harris

If an adult uses violence on a child,
the child will naturally assume that he too,
has the right to use it on one smaller or weaker.
- Dora Russell

True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself.
False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people
feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
- R. D. Laing

If my musical tastes are continuing to grow up,
and I am not really too interested in the music that my kids listen to,
then I assume that the audience is doing the same.
- Rick Derringer

We must never assume that which is incapable of proof.
- George Henry Lewes

Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women,
as the longevity of the male population increases,
the disease will assume increasing importance in men.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

They see me as being this Super Mom on TV who also
can more than handle a difficult husband,
and they assume I'm going to be just full of wisdom
as a mother and wife myself.
- Patricia Richardson

There are events which are so great that if a writer
has participated in them his obligation is to write
truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
- Ernest Hemingway

So the next thing I assume I'll be hearing from Republicans,
they want to change rules some way, as they do on the
House when you get a problem with ethics,
they just change the rules.
- Harry Reid

We must become acquainted with our emotional household:
we must see our feelings as they actually are,
not as we assume they are.
This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us.
- Vernon Howard

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

Never assume the obvious is true.
- William Safire

By a museum, I assume you mean an institution dedicated to the events of Sept.
11 and the aftermath.
If that is done with sensitivity, I think it would be most appropriate.
- David Rockefeller

I shall not change my course because those who assume
to be better than I desire it.
- Victoria Woodhull

I think it's easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory,
but it can be a very isolating experience.
- Sophia Bush

Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents
come to a grinding halt at their conception.
- Alan Bennett


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