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Jeff Vandermeer Quotes and Sayings

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I have always tended toward a lush prose style,
but I take care to modulate it from story to story
and to strip it down entirely when necessary.
- Jeff Vandermeer

So many differing opinions and philosophies...
are rarely housed under the roof of a single magazine.
- Jeff Vandermeer

Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head.
In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to
convey the intended effect.
- Jeff Vandermeer

History has shown us all too often the consequences
of dreaming poorly or not at all.
- Jeff Vandermeer

 

I always try to be alert to the potential for repetition,
for a decaying orbit with regard to my use of technique,
etc.
- Jeff Vandermeer

I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or "convulsive" beauty -
beauty in the service of liberty.
- Jeff Vandermeer

The crops were planted, tended, and harvested -
now the ground lies fallow, awaiting the new planting.
Did the year fail? I think not.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.
- Dixie Lee Ray

The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere
great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards.
- Irving Babbitt

What I've tended to do is to use my own experiences
to get into someone else's mind,
like in Wuthering Heights.
- Kate Bush

Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up,
because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests.
- Linus Torvalds

I tended to emphasize the secular, the casual,
the colloquial, the vernacular against the sacred.
- David Antin

The first calculators tended to sell for $400 or $500.
Today, you can get a pretty good one for 4 or $5.
- Jack Kilby

I found with this record I had to really be strong-willed,
because in the past I've tended to tinker and add a
thing or take a thing away,
and nearly always been wrong.
- Elvis Costello

When I was about 9, I had polio, and people were very
frightened for their children,
so you tended to be isolated.
I was paralyzed for a while, so I watched television.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Until Genevieve I had tended towards the more dramatic type of role.
- Dinah Sheridan

Being in the design industry, I've tended to meet more
people who are affected by HIV and AIDS.
- Douglas Wilson

I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward,
during surgery, or while drawing blood.
- Michael Crichton

Even though I pretty much made my own decisions early on,
when I was younger I tended to overbook my life.
- Sheena Easton

What I have known with respect to myself,
has tended much to lessen both my admiration,
and my contempt, of others.
- Joseph Priestley

Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body
who tended to be quite active.
I think that's in general a feature of intellectually active places.
- John Searle

But with 9/11, we found that people tended to come
back to the networks and the people who had been our
core viewers in the past came back and they have stayed with us.
- Bob Schieffer

I've tended to work at fast-growing companies that
improve the way business gets done.
- Jim Barksdale

In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down,
and everybody walked in front of it and acted,
and then they all walked off.
Cutting was quite infrequent.
- Bruce Beresford

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
- Woody Allen

The possession of arbitrary power has always,
the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility,
magnanimity, and truth.
- Frederick Law Olmsted

As a child, my mother told me lots of fairy stories,
many her own invention.
She, too, tended to reverse the norm.
- Tanith Lee

Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their
attention on the building as a static object.
I believe dynamics are more important:
the dynamics of people,
their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
- John Portman

A lot of people that embark on spiritual endeavors tended to,
especially in the '60s and '70s, they tended to give
up what they had before and cut themselves off from their lives,
previous life as it were.
But, I don't think that one should do that.
- Dave Davies

I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language
definition completely open -
any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages
whose inventors tried to keep tight control,
and consequent ill fate.
- Dennis Ritchie

I have always thought that the rapid economic development
of South Africa would in the long run prove to be incompatible
with the government's racial policies,
and recent events have tended to confirm my opinion.
- Harry Oppenheimer

Every step in the progress of this study has tended
to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians
have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the
several parts of man's nature.
- Richard Owen

You know, sitting in the car when they got back in and -
first of all,
it was relief.
I was not - there were two get away cars or switch cars they were called.
And, you know, the group tended to include everyone.
- Patty Hearst

But we had a pretty diversified portfolio of businesses
around the world and things tended to offset each other.
But one or two years ago, we had a lot of things happening at the same time.
- Jim Cantalupo

Americans, particularly after World War II,
tended to romanticize war because in World War II our
cause was the cause of humanity,
and our soldiers brought home glory and victory,
and thank God that they did.
But it led us to romanticize it to some extent.
- Neil Sheehan

Well, I think, I certainly used backward music in Sea of Monsters.
I can't remember in the Sea of Time.
I would tend to do that all the time,
you know? I tended to do all sorts of weird things.
Just to get effects.
- George Martin

He makes me laugh, Mick!
He tended to turn up when we were having lunch and entertain us all.
He bought an Enigma machine!
I've never worked with a producer who was more famous
than everyone put together.
- Saffron Burrows

Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old,
but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected,
which means that so far over 12 million African children
have been orphaned because of AIDS.
- Marvin Olasky

Our career path has tended to be the most perverse
and contrary approach to the entertainment industry imaginable,
while at the same time doing the kinds of things that you have to do,
the videos, the photos and all that sort of stuff.
- Peter Garrett

I'm working seven days a week in the fall.
I couldn't possibly keep that up.
This is only for the fall.
In the last couple of years I've tended to do most
of my serious writing in the winter,
when there's nothing going on with football.
- Gregg Easterbrook

For fear of dropping the troops in the sea,
the pilots tended to drop them too far inland -
some of them actually in the British lines.
The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops,
which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.
- Kurt Student

The whole action of the laws tended to increase the
number of consumers of food and to diminish the number of producers,
was due the invention of the Malthusian theory of population.
- Henry Charles Carey

Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood,
yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more
moment than the loss of their crops.
- Gilbert White

There's a lot of people who don't understand the circle crops in England.
Pure enigma.
- Ken Kesey

We can grow crops less expensively because molecular
manufacturing technology is inherently low cost.
- Ralph Merkle

The most effective step that may be taken to increase
the production of these crops is to enlarge the acreage
devoted to them in the regions where they are grown habitually.
- David F. Houston

It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon;
which raises the fear that it may not be long before
we're paying somebody not to.
- Franklin P. Jones

What kind of crops do they raise in the towns? Only Grand Dukes,
Bolsheviks and drunkards!
- Ernest Poole

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

Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation,
are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
- Frederick Douglass

Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop,
and often does well on old meadows or waste land that
can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted.
- David F. Houston

It is obvious that the greatest and most important
service that is required of our agriculture under existing
conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops.
- David F. Houston

Back in 1983, the United States government approved
the release of the first genetically modified organism.
In this case, it was a bacteria that prevents frost on food crops.
- Jeremy Rifkin

Nitrogen fertilizer is used on all crops produced in this country,
but it is a key plant nutrient to produce corn a critical
crop to Illinois farmers.
- John Shimkus

Farmers in Missouri and across the country must comply
with a variety of federal,
state, and local regulations as they grow the crops
and raise the livestock that we depend on to feed the nation and the world.
- Ike Skelton

The southward advance of native African farmers with
Central African crops halted in Natal,
beyond which Central African crops couldn't grow -
with enormous consequences for the recent history of South Africa.
- Jared Diamond

Ranchers need clean water for their stock,
farmers need it for their crops, every employer needs it to stay in business,
and every living thing needs it for life...
The law needs to be clear to protect water quality
and the rights of landowners.
- Mark Udall

Washington state's 2nd Congressional District is a
major producer of small fruit crops such as raspberries and strawberries.
This research center is doing important work to help
farmers enhance the quality,
yield and marketability of their small fruit crops.
- Rick Larsen

That's not all our crops can do.
We are also learning how to transform plants into factories.
We can now raise plants that will create enzymes that
would otherwise be created in chemical factories.
- Thomas Carper

A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his
farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him.
Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and
a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.
- Antoine Lavoisier

We all live on the same planet, it is our only home,
so...
we used to rotate crops back in the day and,
you know, who cares if you're going to make a profit
if everybody's too dead or glowing in the dark to be
able to purchase anything.
- Michael Berryman

But as a young kid, I never did, really have an ambition to be a farmer.
I never thought, gee, I would like to farm,
and I want to raise these crops.
I didn't quite know what I wanted to do.
- Sam Donaldson

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
- Khalil Gibran

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley


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