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John Gould Quotes and Sayings

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A lecture is an occasion when you numb one end to benefit the other.
- John Gould

If you don't fix latent failures in your system,
you're asking for trouble.
- John Gould

Our great American writers were all newspaper people.
- John Gould

I don't read anything anymore.
I don't have the eyesight.
I read my own copy, that's all.
I think I've read everything that's worth reading.
- John Gould

 

At the time the world was all upside down.
The American people were beginning to move around a lot.
The old hometown ties had been pretty much broken.
The theme of Farmer Takes a Wife appealed to people.
Everybody was homesick.
And it sold and sold and sold.
- John Gould

As you lecture, you keep watching the faces,
and information keeps coming back to you all the time.
- George Wald

Professors simply can't discuss a thing.
Habit compels them to deliver a lecture.
- Hal Boyle

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I learnt pity, sympathy, and what it was like to be
at the other end of the stick.
Such lessons can't be learnt in lecture halls.
- Lionel Blue

People who get through life dependent on other people's
possessions are always the first to lecture you on
how little possessions count.
- Ben Elton

Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business
ethics is like having a leper give you a facial,
it just doesn't work!
- Robin Williams

Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as,
you know, sitting in a lecture.
- Natalie Portman

A lecture is much more of a dialogue than many of you probably realize.
- George Wald

I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always
received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers,
rather than a book or lecture.
- Lisa Whelchel

You can't just lecture the poor that they shouldn't riot or go to extremes.
You have to make the means of legal redress available.
- Harold H. Greene

This is unusual for me.
I have given readings and not lectures.
I have told people who ask for lectures that I have no lecture to give.
And that is true.
- V. S. Naipaul

As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one
fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in
a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon.
- Rudolf Arnheim

He that knows himself, knows others;
and he that is ignorant of himself,
could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.
- Charles Caleb Colton

So, I am independently well-off and don't have to do anything,
but I still do.
I write books, lecture around the world,
work with scientists and governments.
- Uri Geller

I don't lecture and I don't grind any axes.
I just want to entertain.
- Gregory Peck

The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories
is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long.
It separates us from reality like a fog.
- Alexis Carrel

Things are not quite what they seem always.
Don't start me on class, otherwise you'll get a four-hour lecture.
- Michael Caine

Life with a scientist who is often changing jobs and
is frequently away at meetings and on lecture tours is not easy.
Without a secure home base, I could not have made much progress.
- John Pople

Somebody's always getting me to come lecture to their writing class,
and I don't talk about writing at all,
I talk about the business of making a living at this racket.
- Jerry Pournelle

When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches,
but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it
and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped.
- Marcel Achard

And the reason I really appreciated this is because
after the picture came out,
I was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to give a lecture.
I couldn't believe it!
- Rod Steiger

Western society has many flaws, and it is good for
an educated person to have thought some of these through,
even at the expense of losing a lecture or two to tear gas.
- Robert B. Laughlin

One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture
in French at the College de France.
- James Cronin

Before I came here I was confused about this subject.
Having listened to your lecture I am still confused.
But on a higher level.
- Enrico Fermi

When audiences come to see us authors lecture,
it is largely in the hope that we'll be funnier to look at than to read.
- Sinclair Lewis

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker,
but simply because I detest the sort of people who
go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
- H. L. Mencken

Of course, some would say if you have a performing inclination,
then you should become a lawyer.
That's a platform we use, or a priest.
You know, anywhere you lecture and pontificate to people.
- Rowan Atkinson

My intention to lecture is as vague as my intention is to go on the stage.
I will never consider an offer to lecture,
not because I despise the vocation, but because I have
no desire to appear on the public rostrum.
- Mary MacLane

You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting
me to lecture in Stockholm,
for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded
me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country.
- Guglielmo Marconi

I personally developed the Academy training program.
All our training is based on solid educational principles.
We present the material in four training formats:
lecture,
demonstration, drill, and implementation.
- Jim Evans

When I write, I am not giving a lecture,
I am speculating on behavior.
Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be.
As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should
keep the light out of it.
- Howard Barker

We shall listen, not lecture; learn,
not threaten.
We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of
others and showing respect for them.
In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional
American values of restraint and empathy,
not on military might.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather
data about the context and the informant and,
above all, write an analysis of the items based upon
the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.
- Alan Dundes

His struggle for a bare living left him no time to
take advantage of the public evening school.
In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture;
but he never learned to write correctly;
and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.
- Mary Antin

Sotomayor's vainglorious lecture bromide about herself
as "a wise Latina" trumping white men is a vulgar embarrassment -
a vestige of the bad old days of male-bashing feminism.
- Camille Paglia

Neither James Madison, for whom this lecture is named,
nor any of the other Framers of the Constitution,
were oblivious, careless, or otherwise unaware of the
words they chose for the document and its Bill of Rights.
- Diane Wood

As I noted in my Nobel lecture, an early insight in
my work on the economics of information concerned the
problem of appropriability -
the difficulty that those who pay for information have in getting returns.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

The interval allowed was only five minutes,
at the end of which I resumed the lecture;
but so refreshing was the effects of the brief rest and,
above all, the admission of pure air,
that during the second hour the attention was as completely
sustained as during the first.
- George Combe

In the first place, the preparation of the Nobel lecture
which I am to give has shown me,
even more clearly than I knew before,
how many others share with me, often,
indeed, have anticipated me, in the discoveries for
which you have awarded me the prize.
- Frederick Soddy

This [the Holocaust] must never happen again. ...
Be vigilant about your rights.
Care about the rights and human dignity of others.
When the rights of any group, no matter how small,
no matter how marginal, are violated,
your liberty, your freedom is put at risk.
Let there never be a day when we cast about in horror
and have to ask the question, "How did it ever come to this?"
- Thomas Childers, Ph.D., Professor of History,
University of Pennsylvania, in the closing remarks
of his six-hour Teaching Company audio lecture series

I believe that science fiction is as profound as you
want it to be or it can be very simple entertainment,
and I'm all for very simple entertainment.
Every now and then we all need to come home,
veg-out, watch something and not think too deeply about it.
It's what you want it to be.
We tend to steer clear of being pedantic;
it's entertainment first,
otherwise we'd be on a lecture circuit.
- Joe Flanigan

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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