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With the rise of America, the global balance of power
shifted away from the old European powers.
- Armstrong Williams

Celebrity is hawking make-up, cars, everything;
it's shifted.
- Janice Dickinson

Science has not solved problems, only shifted the points of problems.
- Charles Henry Parkhurst

We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted
responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

 

I just love biography, and I'm fascinated by people
who have shifted our destinies or our points of view.
- Richard Attenborough

It shifted attention away from that and I've never
been someone who liked the attention from the media anyway.
- Steffi Graf

I never understand why people have children and then
insist on living as though nothing has shifted.
- Christy Turlington

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With the emergence of civilization, the rate of change
shifted from hundreds of thousands of years to millennia.
With the emergence of science as a way of knowing the universe,
the rate of change shifted to centuries.
- William Irwin Thompson

If the blame (if there is any) can be shifted from him to me,
I shall help him and our cause by taking it.
I desire, therefore, that all the responsibility that
can be put upon me shall go there and shall remain there.
- James Longstreet

Gen.
Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised
as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted
from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq -
a war more than a year away.
- Bob Graham

The thoughts of my emotionally so disturbed days must be found again,
shifted and developed further.
Here and there something of the loose remarks I make must be used,
but only when it finds my attention again.
- Robert Musil

The main American naval forces were shifted to the
Pacific region and an American admiral made a strong
declaration to the effect that if war were to break
out between Japan and the United States,
the Japanese navy could be sunk in a matter of weeks.
- Hideki Tojo

I was opposed to World War II, and indeed on June 22,
1941 when Hitler invaded the Soviet Union I suddenly
found myself the lone supporter of peace since everybody else had,
because of their communist beliefs, shifted over to
become supporters of the war.
- Douglass North

My research interests since then have shifted strongly
towards the economic and regulatory problems of the
financial services industry,
and especially of the securities and options exchanges.
- Merton Miller

When an idea reaches critical mass
there is no stopping the shift
its presence will induce.
- Marianne Williamson

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I was 16 I was fortunate enough to get Cosby and
move to New York and shift my whole life.
that had been my dream all along, and it came true.
- Lisa Bonet

Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
- Tom Stoppard

The world is poised on the cusp of an economic and
cultural shift as dramatic as that of the Industrial Revolution.
- Steven Levy

It's always good to get a goal on your first shift,
but this was a game it seemed everything was going in.
- Peter Forsberg

I believe the term modulation denotes in music the
uninterrupted shift from one key to another:
I do not know the term for change of rhythm without change of measure.
- Allen Tate

But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency
operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi
security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity.
- John Abizaid

Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold;
New things succeed,
as former things grow old.
- Robert Herrick

But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually
weakened my belief in Major Douglas's A+B theorem,
which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT.
- James Meade

I've seen public opinion shift like the wind and put
out the very fire it lighted.
- Rachel Field

I would like to shift more into writing for and producing people.
- Geddy Lee

They put me on the shift where they thought I could do the least harm,
midnight to eight in the morning.
Although the hours were lousy, they were perfect for an apprentice reporter.
- Andrea Mitchell

All we can hope for is that the thing is going to slowly and imperceptibly shift.
All I can say is that 50 years ago there were no such
thing as environmental policies.
- David Attenborough

Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy,
but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
- Laurence Sterne

What we do at its very, very best, at its very,
very most, will shift us slightly in our seat.
If only for two hours, great.
If for the rest of our lives, even better.
- Campbell Scott

So, there is enormous instability in the global economy
with a shift of winners and losers.
- David Korten

With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines.
The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand
patterns and employment structures.
- Ernst Engel

In the 1970s we saw a massive shift of household savings
from the banks to the brokerage firms.
- Ron Chernow

What is the life of man!
Is it not to shift from side to side? From sorrow to
sorrow? To button up one cause of vexation!
And unbutton another!
- Laurence Sterne

It was difficult every ten days having a new director.
I'm a real collaborator and, as an actor,
I want to be directed.
It's hard for me to shift gears.
- Jeanne Tripplehorn

Now record companies are run by lawyers and accountants.
The shift from the one to the other was definitely
related to when the takes started to get big.
- David Crosby

I am not that concerned that innovation in some large
scale sense will suddenly and abruptly shift from one
part of the world to another.
- Craig Mundie

See me safe up: for in my coming down,
I can shift for myself.
- Thomas More

The areas of consensus shift unbelievably fast;
the bubbles of certainty are constantly exploding.
- Rem Koolhaas

The question is not really about a shift to the economic
cone where officers are writing about the balance of
payments and the need for economic stabilization.
- Lawrence Eagleburger

I recently turned down a film that I didn't want my kids to see.
Priorities shift.
Sometimes I'm sad about that, but not enough to do anything about it.
- Dianne Wiest

If you try hard enough, you can bend the spoon;
you can shift reality.
- Christopher Meloni

We need to shift the paradigm from reactive technologies
to more integrative solutions that deal with the variety
and complexity of the threats that are out there today.
- John W. Thompson

I discovered that the most interesting music of all
was made by simply lining the loops in unison,
and letting them slowly shift out of phase with other.
- Steve Reich

I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something
else which extended from the visual arts into the making
of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.
- Jonathan Lethem

It's hard to tell whether the ship or airplane -
they're all the same,
I'm convinced - is male or female; it may shift back and forth.
- John Hawkes

For me, it was more a dramatic shift to go from the stage to the screen.
- Michael C. Hall

Obviously the shift to gas and the need for large amounts
of gas in the United States is going to be a major
focus of attention on the part of producers.
- Andrew Gould

I think The Big Picture was such a huge shift from my second record.
- Michael W. Smith

The U.S.
and Iraq will work together next year to shift Iraqi
resources from unproductive subsidies to productive
uses that enable Iraqis to earn livelihoods.
- Zalmay Khalilzad

As I said, when we needed to move over to rock'n'roll,
Sam and Vernon couldn't quite make the shift.
So that's when Larry took over on drums,
and we needed a bass player.
- Neil Innes

Anyone who agrees to be interviewed must decide where
to draw the line between what is public and what is private.
But the line can shift, depending on who is asking the questions.
- Terry Gross

There is a huge shift taking place in the global awareness
in the last 5 years with strong views about globalization
and the power structures of major corporations.
- David Korten

The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams,
I can't understand how he can be so stupid not to accept
the challenge to him and hit to left field.
- Ty Cobb

We've seen in the last half century an incredible shift.
This is just an extraordinary time to be alive.
- Neale Donald Walsch

There was tremendous emotion.
Every shift was so emotional.
- Marcel Dionne

So far, Indian companies have focused more on customer application.
This needs to shift to packaged software for sectors
such as banking and financial services.
- Sanjay Kumar

A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared
to environmental damaging consumption patterns.
- Maurice Strong

I think few wives would have encouraged this kind of
drastic and reckless career shift!
- Nigel Dennis

The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift
in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace
technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world.
- Jeffery Deaver

In a time of constrained resources we will have to shift emphasis.
but not necessarily from the traditional Political
Officer to the traditional Economic Officer.
- Lawrence Eagleburger

Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened
by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are
rising to the top as minority or plurality powers.
But they do not represent either the shift,
the change, or the future.
- Paul Hawken

I never wanted to retire.
I wanted to kind of shift my work pattern so I could
stay fresh and invigorated,
and use the experience that I had gained in 30 years,
but in a slightly different direction.
- Bill Kurtis

I think an old style of addressing environmental problems is ebbing,
but the rise of the so-called conservative,
political movement in this country is not a trend towards
the future but a reaction to this very broad shift that we are undergoing.
- Paul Hawken

It's always amusing to look at how something early
in the 20th century was written in anthropology and how it's written now.
There's been an enormous shift in how it's done,
but yet you can't put your finger on someone who actually did it.
- Clifford Geertz

We need to fix this.
It hasn't been done yet because there's still a reluctance
to admit that there was even a problem -
anywhere above seven rogue soldiers who got out of
control on the night shift.
- Janis Karpinski

The Russians are turning east to the Chinese -
to the Europeans' surprise.
It always seemed to me that the relationship between
Russia and China would shift from being based in Marx
and Lenin to being based in oil and gas.
- Daniel Yergin

Let's put it this way: art house theaters are vanishing.
They have almost disappeared completely,
and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see.
And they have to be aware of that and be realistic.
It's as simple as that.
- Werner Herzog

Country music is just country.
It's going to shift around a little bit,
doing some different instrumentations,
different production styles.
But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry.
Nobody wants it to change.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

We must shift the energy policy debate in America with
an increased focus on alternative and renewable fuels
and Congress must pass meaningful alternative fuels
and incentive programs to help move the U.S.
away from dependence on foreign oil.
- Rick Renzi

But a large symphony orchestra basically is a repertory
company and it has a very enormous repertoire and it
is important for the performers to be able to know
how to shift focus so that they instantly become part
of the sound world that a particular repertoire demands.
- Michael Tilson Thomas


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