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Harold Edward Holt Quotes and Sayings

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Australians were unique due to our corals,
our apples, our gum trees and our kangaroos.
- Harold Edward Holt

The marshalling of those resources in order to obtain
the maximum war effort for Australia,
and a maximum degree of help and cooperation for Great
Britain and the sister Dominions,
is the primary objective of the new Department.
- Harold Edward Holt

Advances in science and medical research and public
health policies have meant that life expectancy for
Australians is one of the highest in the world.
- Julie Bishop

Sorry Day falls on the eve of Reconciliation Week,
giving us the chance to ask whether we are making progress
in the wider challenge of reconciling Indigenous and other Australians.
- Malcolm Fraser

 

Australians don't have a preconceived notion of what things have to be...
we can go on a fantastic journey.
- Yahoo Serious

This game is something Australians really look forward to.
- Matthew Hayden

On average, Australians watch more than three hours of television a day,
compared with 12 minutes a day spent by the average
couple talking to each other.
- Hugh Mackay

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Australians are geniuses with a good sense of humour.
- Fred Schneider

Certainly the Australians were buried in Korea.
But I think that from Vietnam on, all the killed were
brought home to America or to Australia,
in our case.
- Peter Scott

Compared to the United States and certainly a lot of
other countries around the world...
per year, Australians do see more films.
- David Pratt

We moved, and there was a golden era in the '40s when
we were so conscious of who we were as Australians.
- Graeme Murphy

That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me.
It was discovering New Zealand.
And even more precious were the people-
not at all like the Australians.
- Ian Mckellen

It only takes a room of Americans for the English and
Australians to realise how much we have in common.
- Stephen Fry

Australians are pretty blunt and we say things how they really are.
- Charlie Bell

I think Australians do well here because we feel a bit naughty,
like we're in America and if they only knew how much fun we were having,
we'd all get thrown out, you know.
- Melissa George

I think Australians like a bit of vulgarity.
- Julian Clary

Australians are a fantastic bunch of people but the
attention can be overwhelming for someone like me.
- Cathy Freeman

At the last census it indicated that about 22 per cent
of Australians were born overseas.
- Julie Bishop

I think probably Australians have just a little more taste than most people.
- Neil Diamond

For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil.
Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of
your island country and our neighborhood.
- Michael Jeffery

On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians,
or rather if Australians were as separate from any
other nation as Australia from any other land,
there would be no jealousy between them on England's account.
- Henry Lawson

I'm in total sympathy with Dick Smith's sentiments;
I only wish there were grounds for saying we Australians
would never tolerate such appalling treatment of refugees
being carried out in our name.
- Hugh Mackay

So there clearly is a sense in which the Labour Party here,
certainly at State level is reaching out and connecting
with people and reflecting the aspirations and needs of,
you know the mass of ordinary Australians.
- Patricia Hewitt

There is no doubt that Iraqis, like Australians and Americans,
love and desire freedom.
However, if freedom doesn't mean the right to complete self-determination,
unfettered by interests other than one's own,
then that freedom is less than worthless -
it's oppression.
- Amir Butler

And I liked pluralist Australia.
I got a taste for pluralist Australia.
I like, I like Australians and I can't believe that
they're going to go to hell because they tell a good dirty joke,
you know.
- Thomas Keneally

On average, the Chinese, Koreans, and Japanese are
more similar to each other and are different from Australians,
Israelis and the Swedes, who in turn are similar to
each other and are different from Nigerians,
Kenyans, and Jamaicans.
- J. Philippe Rushton

Most Australians live in the cities on the east coast,
where contact between black and white occurred as much
as 200 years earlier than on the west coast -
and where 95 percent of Australians are able to live
95 percent of their lives without ever seeing an Aboriginal face.
- Phillip Noyce

Health economists have estimated that an injection
of $250 million per year in Indigenous clinical care,
and $50 million in preventative care,
is required to provide services at the same level as
for any other group with the health conditions of Indigenous Australians.
- Malcolm Fraser

If politicians continue to promote separatism in Australia,
they should not continue to hold their seats in this parliament.
They are not truly representing all Australians,
and I call on the people to throw them out.
- Pauline Hanson

Is it possible that literacy standards are falling
because young Australians are growing up in a culture
in which they can be entertained and informed,
and in which they can communicate effectively,
without having to master any but the most rudimentary literacy skills?
- Hugh Mackay

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

Civilization advances by extending the number of important
operations which we can perform without thinking of them.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Indeed, the whole human species is endangered,
by nuclear weapons or by other means of wholesale destruction
which further advances in science are likely to produce.
- Joseph Rotblat

The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded.
- Gustave Flaubert

There's a lot more to see when you're playing and because
of the advances in technology it makes room for all kinds of new characters.
- Tara Strong

I don't take advances for my books.
- Andrew Vachss

The world changes materially.
Science makes advances in technology and understanding.
But the world of humanity doesn't change.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Nearly all of the advances in structural and aesthetic
innovation is coming from abroad.
- Arthur Erickson

Additionally, Smart Irrigation Month serves to recognize
advances in irrigation technology and practices that
produce not only more but also higher quality plants with less water.
- Jim Costa

As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

With scientific advances, Congress must now make changes
to reflect new therapeutic options.
- Nathan Deal

It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good
grace on the timid advances of Humour.
- W. Somerset Maugham

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises,
wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset
by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
- Abbe Pierre

The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which
man advances through centuries of exploration.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer,
healthier lives.
We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research.
- Ike Skelton

You live in a deranged age, more deranged that usual,
because in spite of great scientific and technological advances,
man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.
- Walker Percy

The theist and the scientist are rival interpreters of nature,
the one retreats as the other advances.
- Joseph McCabe

As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics
of every situation again and again.
The age of automation is going to be the age of 'do it yourself.'
- Marshall McLuhan

To me there has never been a higher source of earthly
honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
- Isaac Newton

Most of my advances were by mistake.
You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

There's a connection between the advances that are
made in technology and the sense of primitive fear
people develop in response to it.
- Don DeLillo

Funeral by funeral, theory advances.
- Paul Samuelson

Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become
victims to women who make advances to them.
- Walter Bagehot

In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy,
state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model.
We have a typewriter government in an Internet age.
- Matt Blunt

Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil,
no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads.
This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world.
The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I can honestly, and proudly, say that I never was on the casting couch.
Oh, of course there have been advances from certain
men in the movie industry,
but nothing overwhelming.
- Dorothy Stratten

Real progress in understanding nature is rarely incremental.
All important advances are sudden intuitions,
new principles, new ways of seeing.
- Marilyn Ferguson

As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
- Theodore Parker

All that seems indispensible in stating the account
between the dead and the living,
is to see that the debts against the latter do not
exceed the advances made by the former.
- James Madison

Men are much more agressive with their advances.
- Dave Navarro

Justice is not to be taken by storm.
She is to be wooed by slow advances.
- Benjamin Cardozo

Mankind advances only through struggle.
- Gustav Stresemann

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste;
there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares
himself for them with patience.
- Jean de la Bruyere

In fact what I would like to see is thousands of computer
scientists let loose to do whatever they want.
That's what really advances the field.
- Donald Knuth

In science the important thing is to modify and change
one's ideas as science advances.
- Herbert Spencer

Technological advances could allow us to see more clearly into our own lives.
- Kevin Kelly

The greatest advances of civilization,
whether in architecture or painting,
in science and literature,
in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
- Milton Friedman

Synergy and serendipity often play a big part in medical and scientific advances.
- Julie Bishop

Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except
the biggest potential bestsellers.
Given all the changes, both economic and technological,
SF hasn't done too badly.
- Alan Dean Foster


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