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Justin Winsor Quotes and Sayings

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A collection of good books, with a soul to it in the shape of a librarian,
becomes a vitalized power among the impulses by which
the world goes on to improvement.
- Justin Winsor

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his.
Hardly another character in the world's record has
made so little of its opportunities.
His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world;
the New World is his monument.
- Justin Winsor

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
- Albert Einstein

Our society is not a community, but merely a collection
of isolated family units.
- Valerie Solanas

 

Design works if it's authentic, inspired,
and has a clear point of view.
It can't be a collection of input.
- Ron Johnson

The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things -
of numerous communications networks that all speak
the same digital language.
- Jim Clark

I consider a CD or a comedy collection as a record of what I've been doing,
and I try to wrap it up and start new material.
- Kate Clinton

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We must remember that North Carolina is more than a
collection of regions and people.
We are one state, one people, one family,
bound by a common concern for each other.
- Michael F. Easley

It would be very easy for us to do a collection that
everybody would like and not criticize.
But criticism is a part of life.
You have to take it.
- Donatella Versace

I have the world's largest collection of seashells.
I keep it on all the beaches of the world...
perhaps you've seen it.
- Steven Wright

A sequence works in a way a collection never can.
- George Murray

I'm in a business where no one cares about anything
except how well your last collection sold.
- Calvin Klein

It is a pity that my collection of trophies contains not a single Russian.
- Manfred von Richthofen

A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence,
and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area.
And so it went with many country towns around Australia.
- Phillip Noyce

Mistakes are painful when they happen,
but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
- Denis Waitley

The users are not going to be in the position of accepting what's been collected;
they're going to be in the position of being able to demand collection.
- Stephen Cambone

I also plan to release a ballads collection.
- Vinnie Vincent

I'm a big collector of vinyl - I have a record room in my house -
and I've always had a huge soundtrack album collection.
- Quentin Tarantino

When we first began and I was 14, my influences were
the stuff that was in my parent's record collection
like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin.
- Daniel Johns

Each of us carries within himself a collection of instant insults.
- Haim Ginott

There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point.
In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page,
it's not just a collection of notes.
- Harrison Birtwistle

A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror
of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Tell me what you'd like to hear me sing.
I'll sing whatever you like, after which I'll take up a collection,
if you don't mind.
- Edith Piaf

Well, Detroit Institute is kind of a key -
probably the largest permanent collection of puppets in the US.
- Jim Henson

One of my great passions is the collection of historical trivia.
- Lynn Abbey

I like to think I play rugby as it should be played -
there are no yellow or red cards in my collection -
but I cannot say I'm an angel.
- Jonny Wilkinson

My book collection is primarily in America,
since that's where I've lived most of my life.
- Terri Windling

I've got a great collection of photography.
- Elton John

After all manner of professors have done their best for us,
the place we are to get knowledge is in books.
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
- Albert Camus

Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones.
But a collection of facts is no more a science than
a heap of stones is a house.
- Henri Poincare

There's not too much difference between writing a picture
book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so,
except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do.
- Jack Prelutsky

I am making a collection of the things my opponents have found me to be and,
when this election is over, I am going to open a museum and put them on display.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

The true university of these days is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

I'm working now on a collection of Shakespearean sonnets,
about 100 of them, that I may publish if anyone's interested.
My take on life is a little different from the bard's.
- Jack Prelutsky

The museum spreads its surfaces everywhere,
and becomes an untitled collection of generalizations that mobilize the eye.
- Robert Smithson

My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books,
which was then a very new imprint.
- Helen Dunmore

One of the most untruthful things possible,
you know, is a collection of facts, because they can
be made to appear so many different ways.
- Karl A. Menninger

I'm sure there are a few things in my CD collection
that might surprise people.
I like classical music, the blues, and I'm a big fan of alternative rock.
- Brad Paisley

I've just finished my next collection,
Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection
of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father.
- Augusten Burroughs

If I allow journalists to describe a collection and they make mistakes,
I'm upset, because the retractions are never noticed.
- Calvin Klein

What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?
- Norman Douglas

I've got a great cigar collection - it's actually not a collection,
because that would imply I wasn't going to smoke every last one of 'em.
- Ron White

I've stolen a couple of hearts and they are in my private collection!
- Salma Hayek

No collection of people who are all waiting for the
same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation.
Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.
- Ben Elton

Originally I planned on starting a teapot collection.
I really like them.
- Billy Dee Williams

A museum has to renew its collection to be alive,
but that does not mean we give on important old works.
- David Rockefeller

In the absence of willpower the most complete collection
of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
- Aleister Crowley

My best sources are my travels and my collection of National Geographic.
- Sergio Aragones

Oh, yeah, I love DVD's.
I don't have what you'd call an extensive collection,
maybe a couple of hundred or so.
But I have something on almost all the time.
- David Fincher

My next record I really just want it to be a collection of great songs,
classic songs in a way.
- Marc Almond

The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw.
- Humphry Davy

So now I have a collection of poetry by Aaron Neville
and I give it to people I want to share it with.
I'd like to publish it someday.
- Aaron Neville

A collection makes its own demands.
Many artists have been collectors.
I think of it rather as an illness.
I felt it was using up too much energy.
- Howard Hodgkin

Strats are my favorite electric guitars,
and I've got quite a collection.
- Dan Fogelberg

As far as advice, that will be in my next book,
my next collection.
I certainly never like to instruct anyone,
but just say as I feel.
That's the same as advice, isn't it?
- Fay Wray

I don't put myself on Jeff Beck's level,
but I can relate to him when he says he'd rather be
working on his car collection than playing the guitar.
- Ritchie Blackmore

There are at least 50 cities in the world that would
have liked to obtain the Getty Collection.
- Paul Getty

Europe is a collection of free countries.
- Douglas Feith

My father's record collection was all country.
That's how I was exposed to it.
- Keith Urban

Visible Faith is an expression of my Christian faith
which must be visible to be real!
I gave the name to the collection of musicians who
worked with me on the record.
- Ken Hensley

What we become depends on what we read after all of
the professors have finished with us.
The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man.
Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I have a good collection of cookery books.
This is not so much because I like cooking,
but because I like eating.
- Louise Brown

I'm friends with Carla Olsen and she's doing a lot of producing these days.
She's getting quite a little collection of records that she's produced.
She's real busy.
- Kathy Valentine

Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying
old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and
I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi
and comic book conventions all around the country here
so that I could find books for my collection.
- Bill Mumy

I had a great time investigating the pigments of different
mutant fruit flies by following experimental protocols
published in Scientific American,
and I also remember making my own beetle collection
when it was still acceptable to make such collections.
- Paul Nurse

There's this notion that allows people to create their own collection of songs,
so it rewrites what a song is.
They may only want 10 seconds of something,
or they may only want this particular song,
or they want this group of songs.
It becomes much more user-controlled.
- Michael Nesmith

Almost any biographer, if he respects facts,
can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection.
He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact;
the fact that suggests and engenders.
- Virginia Woolf

But this is the great danger America faces.
That we will cease to be one nation and become instead
a collection of interest groups:
city against suburb,
region against region, individual against individual.
Each seeking to satisfy private wants.
- Barbara Jordan

That is the key of this collection, being yourself.
Don't be into trends.
Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are,
what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.
- Gianni Versace

During my participation in the Manhattan Project and
subsequent research at Los Alamos,
encompassing a period of fifteen years,
I worked in the company of perhaps the greatest collection
of scientific talent the world has ever known.
- Frederick Reines


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