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1970s Quotes

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Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious
goals to improve efficiency of our cars.
What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency.
- Jay Inslee

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The magic's back and we're in a time tunnel,
feeling like when we were in our 20s back in the 1970s.
- Peter Criss

The women's rights movement of the 1970s had not yet emerged;
except for Bella Abzug,
I had no women supporters.
- Constance Baker Motley

People always underestimate the impact of technology.
To give you an example: In the 1970s the frontier for
offshore development was 200 meters,
today it is 4,000 meters.
- Daniel Yergin

 

In those days, the late 1970s, one of the leading politicians
was a soon-to-be uncle by marriage of Arnold Schwarzenegger,
named Ted Kennedy.
- Michael Kinsley

The Great Inflation of the 1970s destroyed faith in paper assets,
because if you held a bond, suddenly the bond was worth
much less money than it was before.
- Ron Chernow

From the mid-1970s, I also started work on the causation
and prevention of famines.
- Amartya Sen

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In the 1970s we saw a massive shift of household savings
from the banks to the brokerage firms.
- Ron Chernow

We experienced similiar fears in the 1880s,
at the end of World War I and II.
And we ran out in the 1970s.
- Daniel Yergin

Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess
because of the oil price explosion.
- Barbara Castle

When I was working with David Cassidy at the Rio,
I made an album of updated versions of some 1970s disco tunes.
I had a blast.
- Sheena Easton

In America today, the percentage of children and adolescents
who are defined as overweight is more than double what
it was in the early 1970s.
- Lois Capps

In the 1970s, for all the Stevie Wonders,
I'm sure there were five artists that were making forgettable music.
- John Legend

When it comes to music, we live in a very different
world than everyone did in the 1960s and 1970s.
- Vanessa Carlton

It is difficult, if not impossible, to argue that laws
written in the 1970s are adequate for today's intelligence challenges.
- Bob Barr

By the end of the 1970s Britain was in a mess.
- Kenneth Baker

I look back to when I got divorced in the late 1970s.
When that happened, I was so broken up.
After that, I decided to seek God for my life and my next marriage.
- Ricky Skaggs

In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy,
state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model.
We have a typewriter government in an Internet age.
- Matt Blunt

The 1970s, the decade of my teenage years,
was a transitional period in American youth culture.
- Eric Allin Cornell

The 'interactive fiction' format hasn't changed in
any fundamental way since the early 1970s,
in the same way that the format of the novel hasn't since 1700.
- Graham Nelson

When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s,
I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes.
I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.
- Ann Beattie

When the new wave of terrorism came on the modern world,
which is the late 1960s, early 1970s,
I think we spent about a decade, the United States and our allies,
trying to figure out how to deal with it.
- Paul Bremer

The ethics of editorial judgement, however,
began to go though a sea change during the late 1970s
and '80s when the Carter and Reagan Administrations
de-regulated the television industry.
- Roger Mudd

I know some things when I start.
I know, let's say, that the play is going to be a 1970s or a 1930s play,
and it's going to be about a piano, but that's it.
I slowly discover who the characters are as I go along.
- August Wilson

First, I'd become an avid reader of blogs,
especially music blogs, and they seemed to be where
the critical-thinking action was at,
to have the kind of energy that I associate with rock
writing of the 1970s or Internet e-mail discussion lists a decade ago.
- Carl Wilson

In the early 1970s.
1971, '72.
The rooms were closing down, record labels weren't
signing acoustic acts any more.
Although they had been pretty much been getting out
of that for some time before that.
- Dave Van Ronk

I don't think the Republicans would appreciate the comparison,
but they're exactly like the Labor Party in England in the 1970s.
They're letting their extremists take them straight down.
The same thing is going to happen - they had to disappear
for a while and when they reinvented themselves they did it with moderates,
they did it with Tony Blair.
- Evan Thomas

The most interesting guy I've ever played with was King Hassan of Morocco.
I went over there on a trip in the early 1970s,
and the King and I played five holes.
I've never been that nervous in my life.
- Lee Trevino

We were in a great, seething moment in the 1970s.
There was a new Labour government and everything seemed full of hope...
But, as we got older and we saw how much women's behaviour
contributed to what was wrong,
we stopped being able to see ourselves purely as.
- Helen Garner

When I was starting to get noticed as an actor in the
1970s for something other than the third cowboy on
the right who ended up dying in every movie or episode,
Burt Reynolds was the biggest star in the world.
- Bruce Dern

Well, our economy is very strong and growing.
We have created 5.4 million new jobs in the last 3 years.
Our unemployment rate is better than the average unemployment rate of the 1960s,
1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
- Ric Keller

During the 1970s and 1980s Gibson did use my likeness,
but we never signed anything.
This new Signature model is the first time we struck
a formal written deal for a guitar with my name on it.
- Neil Schon

The Olympic stadium may have been built only in the
early 1970s but it was clear for a long time it had no future.
For many reasons it is not good enough for modern football and today's fans.
- Franz Beckenbauer

Our tax policies, the tax relief and reform we passed in 2003 and 2005,
helped get government out of the way of America's entrepreneurs,
and our unemployment rate is now lower than it was in the 1970s,
the 1980s, and the 1990s.
- Marsha Blackburn

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

Since 1970, relationships can be more volatile,
jobs more ephemeral, geographical mobility more intensified,
stability of marriage weaker.
- Mary Douglas

I met my wife, Margaret L. Mack, at the University of Chicago.
We were married in 1936.
She died in 1970.
- George Stigler

After one year in the Texas League, the American League
bought the rights to my contract.
They optioned me back to the Texas League for the 1970 season.
- Jim Evans

May 4th is a particularly memorable day in American
history because 84 years to the day before May 4,
1970, there was another demonstration at the Haymarket Square in Chicago.
- William Kunstler

I've got scarves and boots from' 1970 that I still wear.
- Steven Tyler

I was grateful for the opportunity to make a difference.
The political violence really started in 1970-1971.
The political difficulties start a little bit beyond that.
- John Hume

The methods that EPA introduced after 1970 to reduce
air-pollutant emissions worked for a while,
but over time have become progressively less effective.
- Barry Commoner

The population forecast for the United States in 1970 is 170 million.
The population forecast for Russia alone in 1970 is 251 million.
The implications are clear.
- Emanuel Celler

I knew that as a DJ from 1970 on up that I would eventually come with this sound.
I brought out all these other break beats that you
hear so much on a lot of these records.
- Afrika Bambaataa

I think after 1970 or so, after I sold Soul City,
I took off for awhile and didn't do too many gigs.
- Johnny Rivers

You know, in the 1970's, when I was in high school,
I belonged to a band called the Happy Funk Band.
Until an unfortunate typo caused us to be expelled from school.
- Colin Mochrie

What will it profit this country if we...
put our man on the Moon by 1970 and at the same time
you can't walk down Woodward Avenue in this city without fear of some violence?
- Jerome Cavanagh

The movement for the environment really only started in the mid 1970's.
- Anita Roddick

When I first anchored in 1970, I had never seen a woman anchor a news show.
- Jessica Savitch

I was in one bar band from 1965 to '69,
then I was in another one from 1970 to '79 -
a 9-year bar band!
- Eric Carr

I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice
and Social Welfare was published in 1970.
- Amartya Sen

Ireland is a peculiar society in the sense that it
was a nineteenth century society up to about 1970 and
then it almost bypassed the twentieth century.
- John McGahern

From 1966 to 1970 I served as Chairman of the New Haven City Plan Commission.
- James Tobin

In 1970 I realized that there was negligible risk from
x-rays but many radiographs had poor image quality
so that the risk from a false negative was significant.
- John Cameron

On the political side, I was the Democratic nominee
for the Governor of Tennessee in 1970 and 1998.
- John Jay Hooker

Well, perhaps the greatest achievement,
and we didn't know it at the time, was we held an Earth Day in 1970,
and out of that Earth Day a lot of students got involved
in saving the environment,
or trying to.
- Pete McCloskey

I hate it when people slag us off.
We had done three tours during 1970 and we finished
off feeling we had just about had enough.
We had done so much in that short space of time,
we were drained.
- John Bonham

And then to end up with a total of 347 wins,
averaging 10 regular season wins for 33 years and the best winning percentage,
and I'm very proud of this, of any professional team from 1970 to 1996.
- Don Shula

I drove across country in my yellow 1970 VW bug (which
I drove until 1986) to Los Angeles,
having had enough cold weather in 5 years in Ann Arbor,
and found a job within a few days.
- W. Richard Stevens

We can't forget what happened on May 4th,
1970, when four students gave up their lives because
they had the American constitutional right of peaceful protest.
They gave up their lives.
And to sing that song in that spot on that anniversary
was very emotional for us.
- Graham Nash

For example, it's only about 20 years ago the people
in that community would have got telephone lines,
and it would be only about in the 1950s that electricity
came to that part of the world.
Television wouldn't have come till 1970.
- John McGahern

Well, first of all the Dominion Bureau of Statistics
made a survey in the spring of 1970,
which showed that on balance the difference in the
cost of living between Canadian cities and American
cities was 5 % to the advantage,
of course, to the Canadian cities.
- Leonard Woodcock

The issue of civil rights was too much for the establishment to handle.
One of the chapters of history that's least studied
by historians is the 300 to 500 riots in the U.S.
between 1965 and 1970.
- Tom Hayden

In 1970, I had begun work on the basic pancreatic trypsin
inhibitor which has later become the model compound
for the development of protein NMR,
molecular dynamics, and experimental folding studies in other laboratories.
- Robert Huber

There were bars that began to have acoustic musicians play,
it was 1970: Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne,
America, The Eagles, all that kind of stuff was popular.
It was very easy for me to just kind of move in and be noticed.
- Shawn Colvin

If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in
1970 as the war on cancer,
we would have cured many strains.
I think Jack Kemp would be alive today.
And that research has saved or prolonged many lives,
including mine.
- Arlen Specter

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Trees are the earth's endless effort
to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain


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