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Merrie Spaeth Quotes and Sayings

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Yale is practicing a most unusual media strategy.
I'd call it Just say nothing.
- Merrie Spaeth

We reinvent ourselves to solve a client's problem.
It's more than just tweaking.
It's rethinking what your audience wants and needs.
Isn't that what great actors constantly do?
- Merrie Spaeth

The minute you make people laugh, you get them to listen.
- Merrie Spaeth

Peter Sellers constantly reinvented himself.
- Merrie Spaeth

 

What I learned was the quality of continual reinvention.
- Merrie Spaeth

I was probably the first kid in my high school to go to Yale.
I applied almost as a lark.
Then, when I got there, I was the dumbest person in your class.
- Maya Lin

I first became interested in women and religion when
I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious
Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's.
- Carol P. Christ

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So I decided to start writing plays,
and went to Yale.
- Richard Foreman

The best teaching I ever experienced was at Exeter.
Yale was a distinct letdown afterward.
- John Knowles

Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching.
I like teaching, and I do a lot of it.
- James Tobin

I really liked Yale, although it was extremely intimidating.
When I visited the campus, I was hiding behind trees,
I felt so unworthy.
- Claire Danes

It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds.
A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
- John F. Kennedy

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain
cancer and work environment.
The No.
1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
- Jimmy Fallon

I look at the kids coming out of Yale.
They are so intelligent with their careers.
I wish I had that.
- Dianne Wiest

Also, while I was at Yale, I had a job teaching kids at the museum.
- Robert T. Bakker

You tell me one other person that graduated from Yale
that is as inarticulate as Bush.
Yale's a great school, and here's this idiot.
- Al Jourgensen

Scratch a Yale man with both hands and you'll be lucky to find a coast-guard.
Usually you find nothing at all.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

And the only studies were - Rodney Dangerfield was
my mentor and he was my Yale drama school for comedy.
- Robert Klein

A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
- Herman Melville

I graduated in 1930 and I went up to the Yale Drama School for two years.
- Albert Maltz

By the time I came down from Yale, I was already more
radicalized and had begun to read New Masses.
- Albert Maltz

I flew back and forth and did episodes of Roseanne while I was at Yale.
- Sara Gilbert

You know, actually, I went to Yale because I wanted to stay out of the army.
- Richard Foreman

Well, I was lucky in that my being an actress totally
overshadowed my having some kind of a...
legacy at Yale, so that was kind of great.
- Jordana Brewster

My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated,
a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit
of a healthy push from my mother,
a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course
and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.
- George Weinberg

You were saying that once when visiting Yale,
you were struck that unlike Pound, Williams's thinking was volatile,
I mean, did not stay locked into a pattern of concepts
that then defined his subsequent necessary behavior,
whereas Pound did.
- Robert Creeley

The Yale group was doing the Harold.
So by our senior year we were trying to do the Harold.
Again, we had no idea what we were doing.
We had one guy in the group who was pretty experimental;
he would kind of push us to do weird things.
It was really fun, a great experience.
- Rachel Dratch

Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation
of intellectual achievement,
of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness,
of social justice and of equal opportunity.
- Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.

A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School
and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated.
A man who invested wisely would be admired,
but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
- Barbra Streisand

It is, of course, further indication that a fundamentalist
right has really taken over much of the Republican Party,
People might cite George Bush as proof that you can
be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education.
- Barney Frank

Who is more in touch with the problems of this country?
One of those guys who goes off to Oxford or to University of Yale,
or someone who has lived in buses, in the Metro,
in the street?
- Gloria Trevi

I turned down a scholarship to Yale.
The problem with college is that there's a tendency
to mistake preparation for productivity.
You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll
the dice you'll never be successful.
- Shia LaBeouf

I went to an all-girls pre school where everyone went off to Harvard or Yale,
and I had zero interest in doing so.
I think they thought I was on drugs.
There was a neighboring all-boys school,
so we'd get together and do dumb things.
It was your typical Catholic-American upbringing.
- Katherine Moennig

But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference
and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of
Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School,
another one of the stories in there.
- Robert Klein

Children are amazing, and while I go to places like
Princeton and Harvard and Yale,
and of course I teach at Columbia, NYU,
and that's nice and I love students,
but the most fun of all are the real little ones,
the young ones.
- David Dinkins

A Yale University management professor in response
to student Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service:
The concept is interesting and well-formed,
but in order to earn better than a 'C',
the idea must be feasible.
- Frederick W. Smith

With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted
rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale,
but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates.
And that's been shown by statistics,
there are reasons for that -
there are cultural biases built into testing,
and that was one of the motivations for the concept
of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.
- Sonia Sotomayor

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you think you can,
or you think you can't,
you're probably right.
- Henry Ford

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Today is probably a good day for something;
but it's a better day for doing nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands.
That's probably why they get along so well.
- Jonathan Carroll

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped,
probably arboreal in its habits.
- Charles Darwin

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.
- Karrie Webb

Anger is something that each one of us has experienced -
some of us only occasionally, some almost daily.
Can we eliminate all anger? Probably not.
We will always have expectations,
and those expectations will often be unmet.
Disappointment is the principle cause of anger.
When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
Anger is always directed at someone -
possibly toward God or the non-specific "they,"
but at some animate entity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite
of what you are inclined to do,
and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
- Ben Hogan

If cats were double the size they are now,
they'd probably be illegal.
- Doug Coupland

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll
probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,'
probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
- Alan Perlis

I would never kill a living thing, although I probably
have inadvertently while driving automobiles.
- Don Van Vliet

I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given
me the same adrenaline rush as racing.
- Valentino Rossi

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

If a man smiles all the time,
he's probably selling something that doesn't work.
- George Carlin

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible,
he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible,
he is very probably wrong.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers.
If you walk hard enough,
you probably don't need any other god.
- Bruce Chatwin

Peter's fear of the animals which were shown him was
probably not a directly conditioned fear.
- Mary C. Jones

But music can save your life sometimes.
It probably saved me from working in a bank or something.
That's a kind of salvation right there.
- Richard Thompson


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