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John Poindexter Quotes and Sayings

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TIA was being used by real users, working on real data -
foreign data.
Data where privacy is not an issue.
- John Poindexter

You accept failure as a possible outcome of some of the experiments.
If you don't get failures, you're not pushing hard
enough on the objectives.
- John Poindexter

We wanted to be as expansive as possible to make sure
we didn't preclude some good ideas.
- John Poindexter

I think it is very difficult today to have a reasoned
public discourse on any controversial subject.
Certainly, election years present a complicating factor.
- John Poindexter

 

Uncontrolled access to data, with no audit trail of
activity and no oversight would be going too far.
This applies to both commercial and government use of data about people.
- John Poindexter

It would be ideal if we could have an uncontrolled flow of information.
But we realized you can't do that.
- John Poindexter

I really believe that we don't have to make a trade-off
between security and privacy.
I think technology gives us the ability to have both.
- John Poindexter

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I think if I had to do it over again,
I'd do it the same way.
I would just put more resources into getting the public
diplomacy part much stronger than we were able to.
- John Poindexter

Nobody - myself included - believes that we could ever
achieve total information awareness.
But the government needs to set goals and long-range objectives.
Total information awareness is a good goal.
- John Poindexter

One of the reasons I continue to speak out is that
the solutions to the counterterrorism problem involve
other parts of the national security community -
especially other elements of the Department of Defense,
State, FBI, Homeland Security and the staff.
- John Poindexter

I knew from the beginning that privacy was going to be a huge issue,
especially with regard to applying Total Information
Awareness in counterterrorism.
Because if the technology development was successful,
a logical place to apply it was inside the United States.
- John Poindexter

The problem we were struggling with within the closed
market was what the incentive would be.
You probably wouldn't use dollars.
But those are all questions that need to be explored.
- John Poindexter

Beauty lasts five minutes.
Maybe longer if you have a good plastic surgeon.
- Tia Carrere

I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent,
and was raised on Hawaii.
- Tia Carrere

I'm not really this rock'n'roll chick.
- Tia Carrere

I like theme parks.
The fastest roller coaster I've ever been on is at a casino in Nevada.
- Tia Carrere

I love to sing, so I just figured that I was going to sing or something.
- Tia Carrere

The kids all knew me from Wayne's World.
The grown-ups knew me after True Lies.
- Tia Carrere

I can't stand when people say, Don't hate me because I'm beautiful.
OK, how about I hate you because you said that'
- Tia Carrere

I wanted to be a part of the Disney history.
- Tia Carrere

If there's a Disney animated feature based in Hawaii,
I knew I had to be part of it.
I'm very proud to be from Hawaii.
There was no question the role was mine.
- Tia Carrere

Doors open because you're beautiful,
but I wouldn't cultivate beauty to the exclusion of brains.
- Tia Carrere

When I first met my agent, I said, If something comes
up and it fits my age range and personality,
I would like you to send me up for it,
even if it specifies blonde or brunette.
- Tia Carrere

This is a Disney animated feature; it's eternal,
it's history.
What's there to think about'
- Tia Carrere

I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
- Tia Carrere

The reporter claimed he was going to write the article from my point of view.
Instead, he made me sound like a little idiot.
It made me never want to do another interview again.
- Tia Carrere

I'm concentrating on the positive, on all the wonderful things I'm doing now.
- Tia Carrere

I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable.
That's why I got taken advantage of.
To survive, you have to have a tough skin.
- Tia Carrere

When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded.
- Tia Carrere

I slipped at a bus stop; I went one way and my hair went the other.
That was the end of my wig.
- Tia Carrere

I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained
since I was in the eighth grade.
- Tia Carrere

I think that you may find that Tamera's a little more vibrant and energetic,
but I'm much more likely to go up to a person and say,
"Hi, I'm Tia, nice to meet you." Whereas Tamera is like...
well...
she's a little shy.
She's down to earth.
I'm more extroverted and she's more introverted when meeting people.
- Tia Mowry

Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of.
- Tia Carrere

I can't sit on grass without a blanket.
- Tia Carrere

As an actress, you're already disregarded for a lot
of the parts by the people who are setting up those shows.
You don't need your agent to be doing the same.
- Tia Carrere

That's always at the heart and soul of Disney's features,
the feeling of a family values.
- Tia Carrere

The coolest thing is that my sister and I,
you know, we've done what a lot of people have not been able to do.
Which is to have our own careers, together.
- Tia Mowry

I think it's something that needs to be said -
that there are interracial marriages out there,
and the couples live happy lives, and there's nothing wrong with it.
- Tia Mowry

I was very young.
I thought I knew a lot and I really didn't.
I trusted the wrong people.
- Tia Carrere

Having the Stitch character, the villain that becomes a hero,
coming from outer space, it took a very difficult and
complex story and put it into a simpler,
kinder time.
- Tia Carrere

Did you know hemp is a natural fiber'
- Tia Carrere

People want me to do the strangest things.
They want me to sign their arms or chests.
- Tia Carrere

I play a female Indiana Jones, a professor who hunts down precious objects,
like a bowl that belonged to the Buddha.
They tailored the role to me: I wanted to be smart,
funny, and to kick some ass.
- Tia Carrere

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Even from the darkest night songs of beauty can be born.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life is full of beauty. Notice it.
Notice the bumble bee, the small child,
and the smiling faces.
Smell the rain, and feel the wind.
Live your life to the fullest potential,
and fight for your dreams.
- Ashley Smith

Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
- Rumi

The perception of beauty is a moral test.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

There is beauty and serenity in the eye of the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See beauty in the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is amazing how complete is the delusion
that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy


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