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Metropolitan Quotes

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Seriously though, my father was the first African American
to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I
grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time.
- Bobby McFerrin

I never can pass by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
in New York without thinking of it not as a gallery
of living portraits but as a cemetery of tax-deductible wealth.
- Lewis H. Lapham

Thus, the technique of metropolitan life is unimaginable
without the most punctual integration of all activities
and mutual relations into a stable and impersonal time schedule.
- Georg Simmel

After 9/11, the businesses in my district and throughout
the New York metropolitan area saw firsthand the result
of a lack of availability of terrorism insurance.
- Steve Israel

 

And living in a metropolitan area which is ethnically diverse,
our lives are very complicated, so our emotional experiences
are going to be varied like that.
- Debbie Harry

You have nothing coming into a major metropolitan area
to relocate or locate your business and employees.
And you can go across the country and you'll see that.
- Richard M. Daley

By creating a Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District,
we will give local governments a framework for working
together on an issue that affects our whole state.
- Roy Barnes

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My father had not even completed high school when he
started as an office boy working for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company,
and I am not sure that my mother completed high school.
- Douglass North

I'd propose that each central-city child should have
an entitlement from the state to attend any school
in the metropolitan area outside his own district -
with per pupil funds going with him.
- James S. Coleman

When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted
for Harvard when my father was offered the position
of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
office on the west coast,
and we moved to San Francisco.
- Douglass North

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

That's an economic development program in the metropolitan area.
If they don't see that, and you don't get these things done,
then you're competing with Texas and California and Atlanta;
then you really have problems.
- Richard M. Daley

That was more or less coincidental in the sense that
my parents wanted me to come back to New York because
that's the center of musical activity still to this day,
more or less, and so I auditioned for the Metropolitan Opera.
- Gunther Schuller

In order to accommodate to change and to the contrast of phenomena,
the intellect does not require any shocks and inner upheavals;
it is only through such upheavals that the more conservative
mind could accommodate to the metropolitan rhythm of events.
- Georg Simmel

Any Reform Bill which is worth a moment's thought,
or the smallest effort to carry it, must at least double,
and it ought to do much more than double,
the representation of the metropolitan boroughs and
of all the great cities of the United Kingdom.
- John Bright

Advertising is a business of words, but advertising
agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write.
They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans.
They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
- David Ogilvy

And it was at that point that I realized,
in fact, our whole administration realized,
that we could not rely on Metropolitan Edison for the
kind of information we needed to make decisions.
- William Scranton

Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem.
It has been a part of urban life for years,
offering an aggressive definition and identity to those
seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas.
- Dave Reichert

Today we're dealing with metropolitan Shanghai,
metropolitan New Delhi or Paris.
If we're competing at that level, our diversity,
that richness of people coming from so many different backgrounds,
is one of our greatest advantages.
- John Hickenlooper

I believe the way I describe the problems in Chicago
is that it's a metropolitan area.
I've said that everywhere.
The uneducated child is not just my problem,
it's the state's problem.
It's also the federal government's problem.
- Richard M. Daley

The psychological basis of the metropolitan type of
individuality consists in the intensification of nervous
stimulation which results from the swift and uninterrupted
change of outer and inner stimuli.
- Georg Simmel

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter what happens, someone will find a way
to take it too seriously.
- Dave Barry

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

Do not take life too seriously.
You will never get out of it alive.
- Elbert Hubbard

I am a dreamer.
Seriously, I'm living on another planet.
- Eva Green

Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
- Mao Tse-Tung

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

Anybody who has been seriously engaged is scientific
work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to
the gates of the temple of science are written the words:
'Ye must have faith.'
- Max Planck

The one serious conviction that a man should have
is that nothing should be taken too seriously.
- Nicholas Murray Butler

I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
- Bette Davis

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

So you don't have to take us too seriously;
I mean,
we're already intimidating enough on stage.
- Ice T

If one were to take the bible seriously one would go mad.
But to take the bible seriously, one must be already mad.
- Aleister Crowley

It was comical because you're at a firing range,
all these people are so seriously shooting their little guns.
- Ryan Reynolds

We do not take humor seriously enough.
- Konrad Lorenz

Two things I take very seriously in life.
My golf game and my relationship with God.
Neither one is simple.
- Cheryl Ladd

I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
- Jeanette Winterson

It's nice that the independent scene is taken seriously,
and has been.
- Bob Odenkirk

I pay parking tickets.
You know, you can try to give 50%, but then they charge you all those penalties!
Seriously, I have gotten many, many,
many tickets in my life.
- Debra Messing

It is notoriously true that the public mind is seriously
agitated with apprehensions of negroes insurrections
and that it is becoming more and more so.
- Thomas L. Smith

I never took myself too seriously.
- Curt Gowdy

Sexy at the millennium means having a solid sense of
self but never taking yourself too seriously.
- Rebecca Romijn

I take people very seriously.
People are all I take seriously, in fact.
Therefore, I have nothing but sympathy for how people behave -
and nothing but laughter to console them with.
- John Irving

Christmas is taken very seriously in this household.
I believe in Father Christmas, and there's no way I'd
do anything to undermine that belief.
- Carol Ann Duffy

Human life is held in much higher esteem,
and the taking of it, whether in private quarrel or by judicial procedure,
is looked upon much more seriously than it was formerly.
- Elihu Root

Some of our best journalists take themselves even more
seriously than the politicians they write about.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.

This film is what it is.
It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun.
With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously.
They are what they are.
- Morris Chestnut

I seriously do not think Nirvana is grunge.
- Adam Jones

But then I quite enjoy when something goes wrong,
because when I watch DJs that take it very seriously,
it's nice when you make a mistake and laugh about it.
- Peter Hook

I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously
this vocation as an artist,
you have to get beyond that decorative facade.
- Anish Kapoor

I seriously object to seeing on the screen what belongs in the bedroom.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Howard Phillips of the Constitution Party asked me
to consider seriously running for president in 2008 and I am doing so.
- Jerome Corsi

Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going,
don't take anything too seriously, it'll all work out in the end.
- David Niven

Seriously, though, I think I never ceased to be grateful
of the fact that I am able to do a job that I really love -
I never got over that.
- Judi Dench

Do not take yourself too seriously.
You have to learn not to be dismayed at making mistakes.
No human being can avoid failures.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

A good lesson in keeping your perspective is:
Take your job seriously but don't take yourself seriously.
- Thomas P. O'Neill

I think all phases of one's career are serious if you
take it seriously no matter if you are doing high profile dramatic pieces or not.
- Bill Murray

I am convinced the prophets of doom have to be taken seriously.
- Maurice Strong

In politics it is necessary to take nothing tragically
and everything seriously.
- Louis Adolphe Thiers

And I don't believe that melodramatic feelings are laughable -
they should be taken absolutely seriously.
- Rainer W. Fassbinder

People are treating the Stewart case as seriously as
Enron when it's really over trivia.
- Allan Sloan

The Miami Dolphins have to be taken seriously.
Here's a team that seems to be jelling.
- Al Michaels

Acting is a very limited form of expression and those
who take it seriously are very limited people.
I take it seriously.
- Judy Holliday

Every milieu has something ridiculous about it -
film-making,
the music world, painting - because people who take
themselves seriously become funny pretty quickly.
- Rebecca Miller


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