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Alienate Quotes

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Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a
want of punctuality in our engagements.
I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup
to break up more than one intimacy.
- William Hazlitt

Partly because his life ended before the age of 50,
Hamilton was defined by the other founding fathers,
and he managed, with amazing consistency,
to alienate most of them.
- Ron Chernow

One ends up relying on pure musical inspiration,
and failing that, the music won't lead to anything good,
or it will alienate all but the most die-hard fans.
- Boris Vian

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

The Alien is gross, scary.
There is something in a human being that looks at them
and sees it as a cockroach.
You can never feel nurturing towards the cockroach.
- Sanaa Lathan

The thing I don't understand is why so often one hears
discussion of the fruits of human labor as if it's
all the creation of some alien race.
- Chris Ware

I've never actually seen a Star Trek,
but I have seen an Alien movie.
- Izabella Scorupco

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Crime, to the man of the forties, was an alien monstrous terror.
- Rebecca H. Davis

I really wanted Michael Jackson to be in the first Men in Black,
but he didn't want to be considered as an alien!
- Barry Sonnenfeld

I think I would not be described as a character actor
in that I don't take on characteristics which are very alien to me.
- Jeremy Irons

I looked like an alien, and in front of the most beautiful people on TV.
- Christine Taylor

The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines
of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship
are such as these who take the law into their own hands.
- John L. Lewis

I also thought of playing improvisational jazz and
I did take lessons for a while.
At first I tried to write fiction by making up things
that were completely alien to my life.
- Amy Tan

Now some alien force seems to have come and captured the Dodgers.
I don't know what happened to my Dodgers.
- Leigh Steinberg

In a land of immigrants, one was not an alien but simply the latest arrival.
- Rudolf Arnheim

I loved Alien, and I loved Carrie, and I loved The Exorcist -
those were big movies for me.
They were just brilliantly done, and unusual,
and they all took horror to some new place.
- Lawrence Kasdan

But such IMF pressure is very much helpful for me to push such a,
you know, reform.
So in this sense I think IMF is very much helpful for alien society.
- Kim Dae Jung

I love playing an alien.
- Sigourney Weaver

An honest observer of the evolution of conditions in
Egypt would discover that terrorism is an alien phenomenon,
strange to our values and heritage.
- Hosni Mubarak

We are women.
We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture.
- Kate Millett

My reluctance to use alien invasion is due to the feeling
that we are not likely to be invaded and taken over.
- Clifford D. Simak

The thing is there have been American movies that are similar to Solaris,
like Alien had a lot of things that are similar,
although it's also got the horror element.
- Alex Winter

I think Russian people are learning that democracy is not an alien thing;
it's not a western invention.
- Garry Kasparov

Obviously I've spent most of my working life with men
and they have this way of operating which seems a bit alien to me.
- Janet Street-Porter

Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself,
and your class will be cut off from humanity as the
surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body.
- James Larkin

Conventional manners are a kind of literacy test for
the alien who comes among us.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Everyone's quick to blame the alien.
- Aeschylus

When alien abductees recount to me their stories,
I do not deny that they had a real experience.
- Michael Shermer

I am human and let nothing human be alien to me.
- Terence

In 1979, Alien came out and Sigourney was in it with a bunch a guys.
Nobody at that time expected the woman to be the hero,
so that was a tradition that started.
- Sanaa Lathan

Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien.
- Iris Chang

I knew exactly what to do on Alien, it was funny.
- Ridley Scott

If you had an alien race that looked like insects,
then they would build robots to look like themselves,
not to look like people.
- Kevin J. Anderson

Playing an alien gave me plenty of scope,
and I was able to develop it once I became a member of the team.
- Sarah Sutton

Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.
- Ambrose Bierce

I don't like the idea of separating life and work.
That notion seems dated and a bit alien to me.
- Jeanne Moreau

To show a 'well-founded fear of persecution,'
an alien need not prove that it is more likely than
not that he or she will be persecuted in his or her home country.
- John Paul Stevens

What are you gonna do, talk the alien to death?
- James Cameron

It's insanity for a party that believes in freedom
to allow some Republicans to seize an agenda that is
totally alien to the agenda that was established in the election.
- Malcolm Wallop

Words are not pebbles in alien juxtaposition.
- Learned Hand

The attitude of insolent haughtiness is characteristic
of the relationships Americans form with what is alien to them,
with others.
- Jose Saramago

They asked if I was interested in a role as a large alien in a movie.
- Peter Mayhew

With Alien, because we always use a different director,
each one kind of stands on its own.
So I guess it's possible for them to make another one,
but we have no plans.
- Sigourney Weaver

I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me.
- Terence

First and foremost, The Quiet Invasion is a first contact story.
What would we do if we actually found evidence of alien
life out there? It's also about politics.
- Sarah Zettel

I did have an offer to direct one of the Alien movies
but I wasn't too excited about all the effects work.
- Walter Hill

California has the highest number of illegal immigrants residing in its borders.
The estimated number of illegal alien residents in
California was about 2.2 million,
or nearly 32 percent of the total number of illegal
immigrants in the United States.
- Gary Miller

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and
not an alien power over us.
The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President
and senators and congressmen and government officials,
but the voters of this country.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The respect for human rights, essential if we are to use technology wisely,
is not something alien that must be grafted onto science.
On the contrary, it is integral to science,
as also to scholarship in general.
- John Charles Polanyi

The idea of 'machine assemblage' is,
especially,
very alien to my sensibility, since it suggests a relative
indifference of the strata to one another during the process of construction.
- Brian Ferneyhough

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts,
foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values.
For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge
the truth and falsehood in an open market
is a nation that is afraid of its people.
- John F. Kennedy

Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the
evil impulses of one's dreams.
In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the
content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits,
it is part of my own being.
- Sigmund Freud

I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary
people do unusual things,
things that seem alien to their natures.
Why do good people sometimes act evil? Why do smart
people sometimes do dumb or irrational things?
- Philip Zimbardo

As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations,
on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works
and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the
idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien.
- Gavin Bryars

Perspective:
Do you always look at life from the same point-of-view?
Consider viewing a situation as another might view it.
Look from behind, underneath, from the distant heavens.
View the situation as someone of a different religion,
race, or nationality might view it.
Pretend you are an alien from a distant galaxy -
that should be good for a laugh.
Troubles only appear troubling to those close to them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a song's about something I've experienced or that
could've happened to me it's good.
But if it's alien to me, I couldn't lend anything to it.
Because that's what soul is all about.
- Aretha Franklin

Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of
striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom,
but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that
infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.
- Flora Lewis

The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life,
conscious partners in production, secure in their homes
and enjoying a decent standard of living,
will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion
of alien doctrines of government.
- John L. Lewis

Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be
up to five years for violating the rules and regulations
under the campaign finance reform.
This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago,
decades ago.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

I never examined what I did in any great detail because
I thought it would spoil things.
I never read the scripts at all carefully,
and never wanted to know what was going on,
because I felt that being a benevolent alien that's the way it should be.
- Tom Baker

Never the less, it is no light thing to enter into
a profession absolutely foreign and alien to the people
among which one's lot is cast;
a profession which seems as dim and faraway and unreal as the shores of Europe.
- Robert E. Howard

We need to enact a strong standard that will stop a
terrorist or illegal alien from getting a driver's
license because border security is a major concern
in a post-September 11th world.
- Bill Shuster

Some people think that our planet is suffering from a fever.
Now scientists are telling us that Mars is experiencing
its own planetary warming:
Martian warming.
This has led some people, not necessarily scientists,
to wonder if Mars and Jupiter, non signatories to the Kyoto Treaty,
are actually inhabited by alien SUV-driving industrialists.
- Fred Thompson

I heard that the same thing occurred in a scene in Alien,
where the creature pops out of the chest of a crewman.
The other actors didn't know what was to happen;
the director wanted to get true surprise.
- Marvin Minsky

My father was always very interested in space.
I watch Star Trek and all those things,
but I always had a different picture in my mind...
maybe closer to Alien.
I don't see it in space as much as I do see it in different planets,
with each having its own strange characters.
- Sigourney Weaver

Myth is supposed to bring us together,
but fantasy alienates us.
- Dustin Hoffman

The government can only be brought down because it
alienates several parties in the House.
- Stephen Harper

But the disparaging of those we love always alienates
us from them to some extent.
We must not touch our idols; the gilt comes off in our hands.
- Gustave Flaubert

Our technological infrastructure alienates us from each other.
No need to form a workplace community,
everybody there will be out in a year or two,
and so will you, looking for a better place.
- Mary Douglas

Canada remains alienated from its allies,
shut out of the reconstruction process to some degree,
unable to influence events.
There is no upside to the position Canada took.
- Stephen Harper

I think most writers feel like they're on the outside
looking in much of the time.
All of us feel, to a certain extent,
alienated from the stuff going on around us.
- Mark Haddon


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