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I'm not going to be lectured to.
- Ann Coulter

Being lectured by the president on fiscal responsibility
is a little bit like Tony Soprano talking to me about
law and order in this country.
- John F. Kerry

I've lectured at the Harvard Business School several times.
- Christie Hefner

Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party.
We get lectured by people all day long about moral
values by people who have their own moral shortcomings.
- Howard Dean

 

That kind of thing happens to black people every day in this country,
and they don't receive that kind of sentence he did,
which was to go to prison on the weekends;
I think he lectured there-an outside lecturer.
- Ishmael Reed

So, I am independently well-off and don't have to do anything,
but I still do.
I write books, lecture around the world,
work with scientists and governments.
- Uri Geller

I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always
received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers,
rather than a book or lecture.
- Lisa Whelchel

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As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one
fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in
a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Before I came here I was confused about this subject.
Having listened to your lecture I am still confused.
But on a higher level.
- Enrico Fermi

I don't lecture and I don't grind any axes.
I just want to entertain.
- Gregory Peck

When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches,
but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it
and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped.
- Marcel Achard

The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories
is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long.
It separates us from reality like a fog.
- Alexis Carrel

Somebody's always getting me to come lecture to their writing class,
and I don't talk about writing at all,
I talk about the business of making a living at this racket.
- Jerry Pournelle

Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as,
you know, sitting in a lecture.
- Natalie Portman

Life with a scientist who is often changing jobs and
is frequently away at meetings and on lecture tours is not easy.
Without a secure home base, I could not have made much progress.
- John Pople

When audiences come to see us authors lecture,
it is largely in the hope that we'll be funnier to look at than to read.
- Sinclair Lewis

Western society has many flaws, and it is good for
an educated person to have thought some of these through,
even at the expense of losing a lecture or two to tear gas.
- Robert B. Laughlin

Things are not quite what they seem always.
Don't start me on class, otherwise you'll get a four-hour lecture.
- Michael Caine

A lecture is an occasion when you numb one end to benefit the other.
- John Gould

This is unusual for me.
I have given readings and not lectures.
I have told people who ask for lectures that I have no lecture to give.
And that is true.
- V. S. Naipaul

Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business
ethics is like having a leper give you a facial,
it just doesn't work!
- Robin Williams

You can't just lecture the poor that they shouldn't riot or go to extremes.
You have to make the means of legal redress available.
- Harold H. Greene

A lecture is much more of a dialogue than many of you probably realize.
- George Wald

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker,
but simply because I detest the sort of people who
go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
- H. L. Mencken

He that knows himself, knows others;
and he that is ignorant of himself,
could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.
- Charles Caleb Colton

One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture
in French at the College de France.
- James Cronin

People who get through life dependent on other people's
possessions are always the first to lecture you on
how little possessions count.
- Ben Elton

I learnt pity, sympathy, and what it was like to be
at the other end of the stick.
Such lessons can't be learnt in lecture halls.
- Lionel Blue

As you lecture, you keep watching the faces,
and information keeps coming back to you all the time.
- George Wald

Professors simply can't discuss a thing.
Habit compels them to deliver a lecture.
- Hal Boyle

And the reason I really appreciated this is because
after the picture came out,
I was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to give a lecture.
I couldn't believe it!
- Rod Steiger

In the first place, the preparation of the Nobel lecture
which I am to give has shown me,
even more clearly than I knew before,
how many others share with me, often,
indeed, have anticipated me, in the discoveries for
which you have awarded me the prize.
- Frederick Soddy

As I noted in my Nobel lecture, an early insight in
my work on the economics of information concerned the
problem of appropriability -
the difficulty that those who pay for information have in getting returns.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

The interval allowed was only five minutes,
at the end of which I resumed the lecture;
but so refreshing was the effects of the brief rest and,
above all, the admission of pure air,
that during the second hour the attention was as completely
sustained as during the first.
- George Combe

I personally developed the Academy training program.
All our training is based on solid educational principles.
We present the material in four training formats:
lecture,
demonstration, drill, and implementation.
- Jim Evans

Sotomayor's vainglorious lecture bromide about herself
as "a wise Latina" trumping white men is a vulgar embarrassment -
a vestige of the bad old days of male-bashing feminism.
- Camille Paglia

My intention to lecture is as vague as my intention is to go on the stage.
I will never consider an offer to lecture,
not because I despise the vocation, but because I have
no desire to appear on the public rostrum.
- Mary MacLane

We shall listen, not lecture; learn,
not threaten.
We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of
others and showing respect for them.
In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional
American values of restraint and empathy,
not on military might.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Of course, some would say if you have a performing inclination,
then you should become a lawyer.
That's a platform we use, or a priest.
You know, anywhere you lecture and pontificate to people.
- Rowan Atkinson

His struggle for a bare living left him no time to
take advantage of the public evening school.
In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture;
but he never learned to write correctly;
and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.
- Mary Antin

They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather
data about the context and the informant and,
above all, write an analysis of the items based upon
the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.
- Alan Dundes

You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting
me to lecture in Stockholm,
for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded
me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country.
- Guglielmo Marconi

Neither James Madison, for whom this lecture is named,
nor any of the other Framers of the Constitution,
were oblivious, careless, or otherwise unaware of the
words they chose for the document and its Bill of Rights.
- Diane Wood

When I write, I am not giving a lecture,
I am speculating on behavior.
Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be.
As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should
keep the light out of it.
- Howard Barker

This [the Holocaust] must never happen again. ...
Be vigilant about your rights.
Care about the rights and human dignity of others.
When the rights of any group, no matter how small,
no matter how marginal, are violated,
your liberty, your freedom is put at risk.
Let there never be a day when we cast about in horror
and have to ask the question, "How did it ever come to this?"
- Thomas Childers, Ph.D., Professor of History,
University of Pennsylvania, in the closing remarks
of his six-hour Teaching Company audio lecture series

I believe that science fiction is as profound as you
want it to be or it can be very simple entertainment,
and I'm all for very simple entertainment.
Every now and then we all need to come home,
veg-out, watch something and not think too deeply about it.
It's what you want it to be.
We tend to steer clear of being pedantic;
it's entertainment first,
otherwise we'd be on a lecture circuit.
- Joe Flanigan

I didn't go to the lectures.
My valet, who was more distinguished than I,
went instead.
- Witold Gombrowicz

All the time our union was progressing very nicely.
There were lectures to make us understand what trades
unionism is and our real position in the labor movement.
- Rose Schneiderman

You won't catch me giving clear lectures.
- Donald Norman

I read Freud's Introductory Lectures in Psychoanalysis
in basically one sitting.
I decided to enroll in medical school.
It was almost like a conversion experience.
- Stanislav Grof

Sir, you have tasted two whole worms;
you have hissed all my mystery lectures and been caught
fighting a liar in the quad;
you will leave by the next town drain.
- W. A. Spooner

Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity,
When I give I give myself.
- Walt Whitman

I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity.
So, I make no money from it.
- Bob Woodward

Then there are the people who know me from the lectures.
What I am really trying to do, what I need to accomplish at this time,
is to fill in the gaps.
- Suzanne Somers

At least believe this many humans, who are interested obviously in this topic.
Many of them visited me after lectures and meetings,
in hope that I can give concrete answers to their questions.
For it was clear: If that does not know it,
who is to then know it?
- Ulrich Walter

When I got to Princeton I made a point of attending
the Philosophy Club and listening to the lectures,
but I didn't get involved in any discussions in those clubs.
I guess after the first year, I dropped that.
- Stephen Cole Kleene

And it really began with Einstein.
We attended his lectures.
Now the theory of relativity remained -
and still remains -
only a theory.
It has not been proven.
But it suggested a completely different picture of the physical world.
- Douglas Sirk

But Dr. Smith says, and I believe it to be a true state of the case,
that he himself gave a course of Lectures in Natural Philosophy,
during the same winter, and that the money raised by
them was also applied towards paying for the Orrery.
- David Rittenhouse

I like what I'm doing.
Today at 88, I wouldn't think of quitting because I
can't think of anything else I would rather do.
And now with my lectures on all the charitable things that I do,
just as you do, I think that what I'm doing matters.
- Art Linkletter

We have been given a role to play.
We have been asked to provide, to give lectures on
the role of Islamic development and the way we do it here,
so the people who are Muslims there would understand
what the role of Islam is.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I went on all over the States, ranting poems to enthusiastic audiences that,
the week before, had been equally enthusiastic about
lectures on Railway Development or the Modern Turkish Essay.
- Dylan Thomas

It is just called Continuing Legal Education.
You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes -
they want you to stay current.
So you do have to stay current to maintain your license
even if you are not practicing.
- Frank Shorter

When a nominee for the Supreme Court,
one of only nine lifetime appointments,
makes an overtly brazen racist comment about tens of
millions of American citizens,
we don't need lectures.
What we need to do is to confront her with what she
said and what it says about her.
- Rush Limbaugh

When I'm makin' lectures to these universities,
I tell 'em I like that little building because when I run short a audience,
if I can get three people in there I've got a good crowd.
- Howard Finster

When I enrolled in college at age 19,
I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education.
As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures
and receiving regular homework assignments.
- Philip Emeagwali

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer,
I had the advantage of being the first one out.
- Frederick Douglass

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to
believe that all his powers have been exerted for their
pleasure and instruction.
- Michael Faraday

From 1931 to 1937, I was a Fellow and Lecturer in Economics at Hertford College,
Oxford.
- James Meade

If a lecturer, he wishes to be heard;
if a writer,
to be read.
He always hopes for a public beyond that of the long-suffering wife.
- Samuel E. Morison

I'm fortunate in that I'm a lecturer too and this gets
me out and about and away from the computer.
I also have loads of friends all around the world,
plus a core group of special people in my life that I can lean on,
chat to, or just hang with.
- Paul Kane


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