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Columbia Quotes

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We are all "neighbors."
Our world has gotten too small for us to be anything else.
We can no longer have "us" and "them" - friends and enemies.
A person from Iraq, or Russia, or Columbia is
no more a stranger or enemy than a person from across town.
A few people everywhere are troublemakers.
Every religion provokes a few people to become extremists.
Do we need police around the globe? Unfortunately, we always will.
Do we need war? Does that question even deserve an answer?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.
- Robert Treat Paine

I was a student at Columbia College,
actually,
in the Architecture school.
Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs.
I can't remember us working it out.
- Art Garfunkel

Columbia Law School men were being drafted,
and suddenly women who had done well in college were
considered acceptable candidates for the vacant seats.
- Constance Baker Motley

 

Two years later, I went to the University of Minnesota
from which I was on leave for several years during
the war as a member of Statistical Research Group at Columbia University.
- George Stigler

I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to
keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there.
I want the experience of normal college life.
- Julia Stiles

I've always loved films, always.
I studied literature and I went to Columbia in New
York and I went to Paris for part of one year and ended up staying there.
- Jim Jarmusch

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That attitude does not exist so much today,
but in those days there was a very sharp distinction
between basic physics and applied physics.
Columbia did not deal with applied physics.
- Gordon Gould

In the 1950s in Columbia, South Carolina,
it was considered OK for kids to play with weird things.
We could go to the hardware store and buy 100 feet of dynamite fuse.
- Kary Mullis

As a kid in British Columbia, going back a long way,
I learned to skate.
- Steve Yzerman

I don't have anything from the television series.
I treasure the videotapes from Columbia House.
- Mark Goddard

The avian influenza found in mainland British Columbia
poses no significant threat to human health.
- John Clifford

Eight months later, having left Columbia,
I was studying physics in a summer program and working
in Colorado when I decided to enroll as a graduate student in biophysics.
- Sidney Altman

Also, people are not often aware of the way the United
States' policies influence what happens in places like
Haiti or El Salvador or Nicaragua.
Or in Columbia right now.
- Edwidge Danticat

After the United States entered the war,
I joined the Naval Reserve and spent ninety days in
a Columbia University dormitory learning to be a naval officer.
- James Tobin

A couple of years I taught in graduate programs at NYU and Columbia,
in the early eighties.
- Russell Banks

Both my parents worked, so I was home alone a lot,
and I would listen to their records.
They belonged to the Columbia House record club,
so they had records!
- Lyle Lovett

After the war, I returned to Minnesota,
from which I soon moved to Brown University,
and a year later, to Columbia University where I remained from 1947 until 1958.
- George Stigler

The purpose of Plan Columbia was to deal with the increased
cultivation and illegal activity associated with that
cultivation concerning narco trafficking in Columbia.
- Rand Beers

I try not to deal with people's hostility,
though I must if they have something I need from them,
as the professors did at Columbia or my landlord did.
- George Weinberg

There's been a tremendous amount of work that's been
done that you can't see in Columbia.
- Duane G. Carey

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all
the principal waters of the Columbia,
with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley

The one thing you've got to say about Columbia is that
it has courses that are famous.
It has alumni who come back and say it was the best thing they ever did.
- William Scott

The coast of British Columbia was one of the three
chief centers of aboriginal America.
- Ellsworth Huntington

The Columbia is lost, but the dreams that inspired its crew remain with us.
- Dick Cheney

There are a few Chinese smuggled in over the borders
of British Columbia on the north and Mexico on the south.
- Denis Kearney

I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University.
I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University
and learned within 24 hours to be ready
to speak at the drop of a hat,
and I learned something more, the trustees were expected
to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

But first I want to get my master's degree at Columbia's
School of International Public Affairs.
- Christy Romano

I learned quickly at Columbia that the only eye that
mattered was the one on the camera.
- Gene Tierney

Before I joined The Beach Boys, I was working at Columbia Records as a producer,
and saw The Byrds come in and do their first overdub
before Terry even met them.
- Bruce Johnston

At that time, I was signed to Columbia Records as an Independent Producer.
I spent many weeks forming, auditioning,
rehearsing and recording demos for Kenny,
who was finally signed to Columbia Records.
- Jim Messina

I was bargaining for time away from Hollywood,
and Columbia was bargaining for money.
I got what I wanted and they got what they wanted.
They knew I was so anxious to do Born Yesterday that
I'd have done it for a dollar.
They gave me the next best thing.
- Judy Holliday

In one line of his poem he said good fences make good neighbors.
I'd like to think that Alaska and British Columbia
working together can prove that we can be pretty darned
good neighbors without fences.
- Dan Miller

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

I have traveled the entire state and spent a lot of time out of doors.
So I have known the landscape of the Columbia Basin for quite a while,
and I have had this strong feeling about it for many years.
- David Guterson

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

I know when I was here prosecuting homicides in the District of Columbia,
one of the most effective units here was the cold case squad,
which had on it FBI agents, as well as Metropolitan
Police Department homicide detectives working together.
- Robert Mueller

Whether fuel cell system development in central Oregon,
wind power generation along the Columbia Gorge,
or geothermal energy in southern Oregon,
investing in new energy sources makes America more
energy independent while creating good paying,
environmentally friendly jobs.
- Greg Walden

I remember very much there in Falls Church there was
a creek that was flowing down into 4 Mile Run.
I believe it's now covered up where it goes under Columbia Street.
I found a whole family of weasels down there.
- Jim Fowler

After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago,
I think we were reminded of the risk.
All of us, though, have always known that the Space
Shuttle is a very risky vehicle,
much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat.
- Mark Kelly

Our ages ranged from 22, down to 18,
and we had a 6 month contract to go to Bogata,
Columbia.
And of course, it was during the depression,
we were still with our parents, and things were still
pretty tough on them back in the United States.
- Martin Denny

Since the Columbia accident, the Russian space agency,
or the Russian space program, has been literally carrying
the load bringing us all the supplies we need on the Progress vehicle,
smaller amounts on the Soyuz vehicles.
- John L. Phillips

Seeing how those companies operate, it didn't amount
to a massive vote of confidence in their artists.
There was talk of me going to Columbia after that,
but nothing happened.
I got disillusioned, and I pulled back.
- Madeleine Peyroux

They can see the brave silhouette from almost anywhere
in the District of Columbia and use it as a compass
to locate other monuments and eventually to find their way out of the great,
gray federal wilderness.
- Hugh Sidey

They are always telling us that Carolina Blue is not a color,
that it is really Columbia blue or sky blue.
But there is no bad blood amongst the teammates.
All of our kidding is in good fun.
- Lorrie Fair

I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University,
waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory
and wondering if I should continue in physics.
- Sidney Altman

I had been on the road for a long time and was not really getting anywhere.
Bob Johnston, a friend of mine, had taken over Columbia in Nashville.
He asked me if I wanted to come down.
I did - thank God I did.
- Charlie Daniels

As many as three million people are expected to attend
the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver,
British Columbia.
The security concerns and economic opportunities are
great for both Canada and Washington state.
- Rick Larsen

Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired.
A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is
in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group
to use its facility for marriage ceremonies.
The list goes on.
- Stockwell Day

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give a man one rabbit, and he will eat for a day;
give a man two rabbits, and he will
feed his family and his neighbors
and return you 64,768 rabbits in change.
- Anonymous

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends,
and mar the purest joys and happiness
God has granted us in this world,
to fill our hearts with hatred
instead of love for our neighbors,
and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world!
- Robert E. Lee

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors,
and also to love our enemies; probably because generally
they are the same people.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Our policies toward Iraq simply are to protect the
region and to protect Iraq's people and neighbors.
- Condoleezza Rice

He that is proud of riches is a fool.
For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold,
how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
- Jeremy Taylor

Even in these times, there are still neighbors that
will turn their backs on neighbors.
- Wynton Marsalis

If your neighbors think you're a detective because
a cop always brings you home,
you might be a redneck.
- Jeff Foxworthy

All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits,
committed to our trust on this condition,
that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors.
- John Calvin

None of my neighbors believe in what I say.
They refuse to wear the rings.
They will never accept my invention until the day they die.
That's what I call the real antichrists.
- Alex Chiu

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others.
They are safe from reprisals.
And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem
but by lowering their neighbors.
- William Hazlitt

What do I owe to my times, to my country,
to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions
which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the
lovers of their opposites.
- Marc Chagall

They who are all things to their neighbors cease to
be anything to themselves.
- Norman Douglas

We have a long tradition in this state of caring for our neighbors -
it is truly an Iowa value.
- Thomas Vilsack

Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate
neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
- James Goldsmith

Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on
the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
- George Bancroft

Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
- George Ade

If you burn your neighbors house down,
it doesn't make your house look any better.
- Lou Holtz


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