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Literate Quotes

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To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy.
A lot of comic books are very literate -
unlike most films.
- Alan Moore

In the South, it is different, they have a audience that is literate.
- Ajay Devgan

I am quite unsatisfied by the distinctions between the oral and literate.
- David Antin

Guess what - I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole
United States Senate that is computer literate!
- Patty Murray

 

My father also happened to be an intellectual,
as learned, literate, informed, and curious as anyone I have known.
Unobtrusively and casually, he was my wise and gentle teacher.
- James Tobin

My mother was a very literate person who had educated herself.
She had an exceptional vocabulary.
- Lynn Johnston

I'm not computer literate.
I e-mail.
I know how to get on the Web, but I haven't crossed
over into the internet world.
I'm old-fashioned, I guess.
- Katie Holmes

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I want a part where I can use my own hair,
my own voice, and maybe even be literate.
- Judy Holliday

I grew up in a very literate, very independent household
where people spoke their ideas and were very supportive
of helping each other find their own way.
- Lucinda Williams

All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee
fan in a literate society is to endanger your life.
- John Cheever

I never heard of anyone who was really literate or
who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them.
- Robertson Davies

The Arab world also won the Nobel with me.
I believe that international doors have opened,
and that from now on, literate people will consider Arab literature also.
We deserve that recognition.
- Naguib Mahfouz

The Romans had been able to post their laws on boards in public places,
confidant that enough literate people existed to read them;
far into the Middle Ages,
even kings remained illiterate.
- J. M. Roberts

I guess the producers saw me and knew I was literate
and I always tried to be alert and it's funny because
you have to have a sharpness to do those shows,
especially some of the ones I did in later years.
- June Lockhart

I don't see one as bring better or more literate than
the other and there's a real buzz to not only writing
about a character I love like Superman,
but also writing something that kids can enjoy.
- Mark Millar

Personally, I'd never seen a graphic novel.
I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan
Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent
people really rate the graphic novel as a form.
- Stephen Fry

I never used to drink water.
I am drinking six liters of water every day now.
That's the key.
- Warren Cuccurullo

Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal
momentum of the human soul and mind.
- Bryant H. McGill

Transportation made sublimation literal.
It conveyed evil to another world.
- Robert Hughes

I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes,
and a vehicle often helps to do that.
I have a relationship to car culture.
It isn't really about loving cars.
It's sort of about needing them.
- Matthew Barney

When I was thinking about The Lion King,
I said, we have to do what theater does best.
What theater does best is to be abstract and not to do literal reality.
- Julie Taymor

This was nostalgia in the literal Greek sense:
the pain of not being able to return to one's home and family.
- John Thorn

The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope.
Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning:
we are all in the same boat.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification.
- Robert Smithson

Most times when people pitch you as being perfect for a part...
they don't look at you as an actor who can transform.
A lot of people are so literal.
- Catherine Keener

Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world.
The single statesman, in that literal sense,
who is not solving all his problems with guns.
It's truly unbelievable.
- Toni Morrison

Woe to the makers of literal translations,
who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!
It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter
kills and the spirit gives life.
- Voltaire

That sense of a life in natural objects,
which in most poetry is but a rhetorical artifice,
was, then, in Wordsworth the assertion of what was
for him almost literal fact.
- Walter Pater

The stage is suspension of disbelief.
Film is a literal medium.
- Joseph Bologna

When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead,
he is telling the literal truth.
- Elmer Davis

I once saw a forklift lift a crate of forks.
And it was way to literal for me.
- Mitch Hedberg

You know it's my job to visualize, what is literal or audible,
so I designed all the characters, and I designed what
they do and how they should do it and so on.
- Gerald Scarfe

Not only is the self entwined in society;
it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
- Theodor Adorno

The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal,
not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which
can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
- Karl Marx

I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed
computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand,
namely, exactly nothing.
- John Searle

Part of the advantage, and part of the result of trying
to be a producer and director,
are the practical things, you find.
It's so advantageous to go to a place that you already have a feel for,
a literal and spiritual familiarity.
- Campbell Scott

It was the point where things became much more abstract
and less literal than in the bulk of the film,
which was hardcore rockets and space and planets -
all a fairly straightforward evolution from what I had been doing before.
- Douglas Trumbull

One of the reasons I love to jump back and forth between
mediums is that film does allow me to be more literal.
I can go to the real place.
I can go to the Coliseum, and I don't have to fake it.
- Julie Taymor

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

The success of a project is best predicted
by the enthusiasm of its participants.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

You will do foolish things,
but do them with enthusiasm.
- Colette

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

If you have zest and enthusiasm
you attract zest and enthusiasm.
Life does give back in kind.
- Norman Vincent Peale

I live with enthusiasm, and give thanks for my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.
We grow old by deserting our ideals.
Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
- Samuel Ullman

If you can give your child only one gift,
let it be enthusiasm.
- Bruce Barton

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence,
is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
- Adam Smith

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
- Edward Appleton

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

Charisma is the transference of enthusiasm.
- Ralph Archbold

Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.
- Edgar Watson Howe

I am hoping the four new players can bring in some
energy and fresh enthusiasm because they do not have
the baggage that comes from being part of a losing side.
- Andy Pick

You look at shows like The Simpsons or Larry Sanders
or Curb Your Enthusiasm or Seinfeld,
they're really sophisticated shows that we all love back home.
- Simon Pegg

The Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins was
founded and directed by Tom Pollard,
an engaging young scientist with remarkable energy and enthusiasm.
- Peter Agre

I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool.
I like the business.
I like to do different parts and diverse characters.
I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!
- Robert Duvall

Children are a house's enemy.
They don't mean to be - they just can't help it.
It's their enthusiasm, their energy,
their naturally destructive tendencies.
- Delia Ephron

Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting -
it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.
- Bo Bennett

I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
- Anatole France

Accordingly the Northern races of Europe found their
inspiration in the Bible;
and the enthusiasm for it has not yet quite faded away.
- Lafcadio Hearn

I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch,
is faith.
Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes.
But if one believes, then miracles occur.
- Henry Miller

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand.
It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
- W. Clement Stone

Training was a time where resolutions made in the enthusiasm
of an inspired moment were put to personal test.
- Herb Elliott

The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always
preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety.
- Osbert Lancaster


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