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Portals Quotes

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Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

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A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional
and are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

How lovely are the portals of the night,
when stars come out to watch the daylight die.
- Thomas Cole

 

In its entirety, probably, it follows us at every instant;
all that we have felt,
thought and willed from our earliest infancy is there,
leaning over the present which is about to join it,
pressing against the portals of consciousness that
would fain leave it outside.
- Henri Bergson

A portal is a transitionary device of sight or sound
that functions as a sort of third gravitating body
between the this and the that,
pulling us toward itself, allowing us to bridge into
the unknown from the known.
- Roy H. Williams

Every portal coming into this country is being attacked
by those who would harvest information,
both national security secrets and just the common
information of private individuals and private individuals.
That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet.
- Darrell Issa

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Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit
without individual responsibility.
- Ambrose Bierce

Well, if you don't want your relatives and friends to die,
help me spread the news.
Let people know about immortality device.
That way, your loved ones won't die.
- Alex Chiu

Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for
generating the superhuman efforts without which no
major revolution is achieved.
- Eric Hobsbawm

A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more
ignorant and the crazy crazier.
- H. L. Mencken

Think about technological float: it took centuries
for the wheel to gain universal acceptance.
Now any microchip device can be in use around the world in weeks.
- Dee Hock

On close inspection, this device turned out to be a funereal juke box -
the result of mixing Lloyd's of London with the principle
of the chewing gum dispenser.
- Cecil Beaton

All for one, one for all, that is our device.
- Alexandre Dumas

I show people how to build their own immortality device.
- Alex Chiu

Logarithmic plots are a device of the devil.
- Charles Francis Richter

The most popular labor-saving device is still money.
- Phyllis George

Poetry was invented as an mnemonic device to enable
people to remember their prayers.
- Peter Davison

Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking
that women have fewer teeth than men,
by the simple device of asking Mrs.
Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
- Bertrand Russell

The Mobile Web Initiative is important -
information must be made seamlessly available on any device.
- Tim Berners-Lee

A magazine is simply a device to induce people to read advertising.
- James Collins

The government of the United States is a device for
maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people,
with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes.
- Calvin Coolidge

IT professionals have a responsibility to understand
the use of standards and the importance of making Web
applications that work with any kind of device.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials
induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.
- Daniel P. Moynihan

Language is not simply a reporting device for experience
but a defining framework for it.
- Benjamin Whorf

People who work on the user interface side need to
have empathy as a key characteristic.
But if you are writing device drivers you don't really
need to understand humans so well.
- Andy Hertzfeld

There's a gullible side to the American people.
They can be easily misled.
Religion is the best device used to mislead them.
- Michael Moore

As the inventor of the Immortality Device,
I basically just tell people what I honestly think.
- Alex Chiu

Press on!
for in the grave there is no work and no device.
Press on!
while yet you may.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

Well, I think storytellers have always found murder a fascinating device.
- Donna Tartt

Building a mechanical device for its appearance is
like putting lace on a bowling ball.
- Andrew Vachss

A nuclear weapon of some dimension, whether it's actually a nuclear weapon,
or a dirty bomb, or some kind of radiological device.
Yes, I think it's probably a near thing.
- Michael Scheuer

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.
- Dudley Moore

'Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority,
diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions.
- Antony Jay

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
- Paul Erdos

Television is a device that permits people who haven't
anything to do to watch people who can't do anything.
- Fred Allen

I was lucky because logarithmic plots are a device of the devil.
- Charles Francis Richter

First, our focus on security is on the infrastructure itself.
So it is all about how you protect the network,
the device, and the application that is riding on the server.
- John W. Thompson

Our information lives will be better served when we
are free to get to our information from wherever we are,
with any device available.
- Donald Norman

Today there are hundreds of millions of mobile devices,
but you do have to know a bit about what each device
is capable of doing in order to approach it as a developer.
- John Fowler

Any device in science is a window on to nature,
and each new window contributes to the breadth of our view.
- Cecil Frank Powell

Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere,
a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value.
For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device.
- Lawrence Lessig

The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.
- Franklin P. Jones

Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and
pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device
that has never meant that God is male?
- Carol P. Christ

Purring would seem to be, in her case,
an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.
- Monica Edwards

Whatever the device you use for getting your information out,
it should be the same information.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Today, Web services is really about developing for the server.
What it means to developers is any set of systems services
that you make a Web service you to access by any kind
of device with a highly interactive client,
not just a browser.
- John Fowler

A big ethical question is what happens after people stop using the device.
Does it degrade the environment? Could it have been
designed so it would actually be good for the environment?
- Donald Norman

The question in their minds was, why did the outside world,
and particularly the Western world, produce all these landmines,
and send them to Afghanistan? This business must be stopped.
It's a dirty business to produce such a horrible device.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Using the device of an imaginary world allows me in
some strange way to go to the central issues -
it's one of many ways to express feelings about real people,
about real human relationships.
- Lloyd Alexander

Road racing at the moment because it's still so new to me.
I like the fact that they are longer and teamwork is important.
I guess the same is true for track, it's just that
I have used track this year as a training device to
improve my sprinting in road racing.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar

I think PSP is going to be the most successful handheld
entertainment device ever.
What it will do in terms of the versatility,
obviously you can download music to it,
and you'll be able to enjoy all your great tunes on it.
- Ian Jackson

Immortality Device has been tested and researched by
medical researchers all over the world from time to time.
They email me and told me what they found.
I post their results sometimes on my site.
- Alex Chiu

Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard
with interest any device or plan which promises to
enable at least the more intelligent,
enterprising, and determined part of those who are
not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.
- Leland Stanford

It is better, however, for his own reputation that
the story-teller should risk a few actions for libel
on account of these unfortunate coincidences than that
he should adopt the melancholy device of using blanks or asterisks.
- James Payn

I don't control it at all.
It's all up to the musicians in the group.
They control it.
They make all the cues, and they tell me what they want,
and then I act like a mirroring device so that everyone
can see what the cues are.
- John Zorn

It is, I think, particularly in periods of acknowledged
crisis that scientists have turned to philosophical
analysis as a device for unlocking the riddles of their field.
Scientists have not generally needed or wanted to be philosophers.
- Thomas Kuhn

I don't know whether you have done your calculations but,
about two or three years back, I did a first assessment
of what the first successful device would be worth
and it came out at about 300 trillion dollars.
- Martin Fleischmann

It may interest you to know that my breakup with Terry
and this mystery did not happen concurrently in real life.
That is a writer's device, which places Gabriel under
even greater pressure when the mystery begins to reveal itself.
- Armistead Maupin

You have to take into account it was the cell phone
that became what the modern-day concept of a phone call is,
and this is a device that's attached to your hip 24/7.
Before that there was 'leave a message' and before
that there was 'hopefully you're home.'
- Giovanni Ribisi

I think that's what distinguishes Schmidt,
really.
In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to
an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction,
and Schmidt is simply human.
There's no melodrama; there's no device,
It's just about a human being.
- Jack Nicholson

I believe in having each device secured and monitoring each device,
rather than just monitoring holistically on the network,
and then responding in short enough time for damage control.
- Kevin Mitnick

I've been careful to keep my life separate because
it's important to me to have privacy and for my life
not to be a marketing device for a movie or a TV show.
I'm worth more than that.
- Lisa Kudrow

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon


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