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Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed,
scolded and beamed at the world.
- Jane Howard

Related topics: Science

When shopping was still connected to the street it
was also an intensification and articulation of the street.
Now it has become utterly independent -
contained,
controlled, surveyed.
- Rem Koolhaas

If there be anything that can be called genius,
it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention
to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind,
till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.
- Robert Quillen

In my writing I am acting as a map maker,
an explorer of psychic areas, a cosmonaut of inner space,
and I see no point in exploring areas that have already
been thoroughly surveyed.
- William S. Burroughs

 

Everyone takes surveys.
Whoever makes a statement about human behavior has
engaged in a survey of some sort.
- Andrew Greeley

A telephone survey says that 51 percent of college
students drink until they pass out at least once a month.
The other 49 percent didn't answer the phone.
- Craig Kilborn

At Olduvai, for 20 years, Mary and I had investigated
and made a general survey of the overall geology.
- Louis Leakey

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The fact disclosed by a survey of the past that majorities
have been wrong must not blind us to the complementary
fact that majorities have usually not been entirely wrong.
- Herbert Spencer

Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most
women would rather read a good book than go shopping,
have sex, or sleep.
- Janet Street-Porter

But honestly, if you do a rigorous survey of my work,
I'll bet you'll find that biology is a theme far more
often than physical science.
- David Brin

A man's feet should be planted in his country,
but his eyes should survey the world.
- George Santayana

A recent Pew Hispanic survey found that more than 70
percent of illegal immigrants from Mexico are interested
in a guest-worker program and then returning home.
- John Shadegg

USA Today has come out with a new survey -
apparently,
three out of every four people make up 75% of the population.
- David Letterman

But I do think the survey group - and I think Charlie
Duelfer is a great leader.
I have the utmost confidence in Charles.
I think you will get as full an answer as you can possibly get.
- David Kay

I don't need somebody behind a desk to tell me what
a marketing survey says is funny.
I got 3 million miles and 70,000 tickets sold,
telling me that I know how to make people laugh.
- D. L. Hughley

In survey after survey, the Iraqi people say,
'We want to choose our leaders.'
- Scott McClellan

A recent survey conducted by the University of Minnesota
concluded that meth was involved in as many as 81 percent
of child protection cases in the state.
- Mark Kennedy

Philosophy, most broadly viewed, is the critical survey
of existence from the standpoint of value.
- Sidney Hook

I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great,
important men have quit to spend time with their families
who spent any more time with their family.
- Walter Cronkite

You may have read that I went to M.I.T.
In 1982 I filled out a Who's Who survey with joking responses,
and they never bothered to check the facts.
- Chevy Chase

In almost every survey of consumers,
they say they don't mind spending money.
What they hate is the shopping experience.
- Alan Bush

There once was a demographic survey done to determine
if money was connected to happiness and Ireland was
the only place where this did not turn out to be true.
- Fiona Shaw

Jocelyn Bell joined the project as a graduate student in 1965,
helping as a member of the construction team and then
analysing the paper charts of the sky survey.
- Antony Hewish

You may not be aware of a recent survey that showed
that if the First Amendment were put to a popular vote today,
it would fail by a 60% to 40% vote.
- James E. Rogers

A technical survey that systematize,
digest,
and appraise the mid century state of psychology.
- Stanley Smith Stevens

My father was a soil scientist with the Geological Survey.
- Jim Fowler

Therefore, let us not despair, but instead,
survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take,
and then address ourselves to our common task in a
mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence,
without haste and without pause.
- Arthur Henderson

One survey that I saw that was published I think in
Variety or Electronic Media within the last three weeks
says that now the average hour of radio in the United
States has 18 minutes of commercials.
- Robert McChesney

On 'don't ask, don't tell' I was always the same.
I said we needed a complete review of the impact on
morale and battle effectiveness of 'don't ask,
don't tell' before we repeal it.
That's my position now.
Now they're trying to ram through a repeal without a -
any kind of really realistic survey done.
- John McCain

The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness.
Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the
big driver of happiness is earned success:
a person's belief that he has created value in his
life or the life of others.
- Arthur C. Brooks

I can remember going back a couple of years later and,
you know, think about it and I was doing a,
kind of a political survey, door to door,
and everything and I couldn't find any men in the town.
It was very strange, you know.
- Richard Grimes

The results of this survey are shocking and should
be a wake-up call to men and women that drinking and
smoking too much not only gives you a bad headache
in the morning but can affect your ability to start a family.
- Ann Robinson

Well, first of all the Dominion Bureau of Statistics
made a survey in the spring of 1970,
which showed that on balance the difference in the
cost of living between Canadian cities and American
cities was 5 % to the advantage,
of course, to the Canadian cities.
- Leonard Woodcock

As leader of the effort of the Iraqi Survey Group,
I spent most of my days not out in the field leading inspections.
It's typically what you do at that level.
I was trying to motivate, direct, find strategies.
- David Kay

I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear
of failure was a powerful motivator.
Anyway, I have great expectations for the future,
but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
- Sylvester Stallone

I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing,
so that it is now possible for any writer with a book
to get it published at nominal cost or free,
and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com.
- Piers Anthony

The public conviction that a railroad linking the West
and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced
after the gold discoveries of '49 that Congress passed
an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines
from the Mississippi to the Pacific.
- John Moody

As a great man's influence never ends,
so also there is not definite finality,
no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries,
ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs
of a growing population and an enlarging domain.
- Cleveland Abbe

In my judgment, based on the work that has been done
to this point of the Iraq Survey Group,
and in fact, that I reported to you in October,
Iraq was in clear violation of the terms of U.N.Resolution 1441.
- David Kay

Give these Indians little farms, survey them,
let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses,
cows, sheep, things that they can call their own,
and it will do away with tribal Indians.
- George Crook

Surveys have shown going back as far as you and I can
remember that people have perceived a leftward tilt
in the basic coverage that they get on TV news.
- Brit Hume

More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change
in values taking place among consumers,
who become more concerned about quality of life,
food, health and the environment.
- David Korten

Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco's
art industry as a core reason for visiting.
- Gavin Newsom

There are moments when a man's imagination,
so easily subdued to what it lives in,
suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the
long windings of destiny.
- Edith Wharton

When they take surveys of women in business,
of the Fortune 500, the successful women,
80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.
- Billie Jean King

The majority of surveys throughout this Nation show
that the American people are advocating for a comprehensive
and realistic approach to immigration reform.
- Raul Grijalva

The camera relieves us of the burden of memory.
It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us.
Yet no other god has been so cynical,
for the camera records in order to forget.
- John Berger

The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite.
Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly.
News reports, information, statistics,
and surveys are everywhere.
- Michel De Certeau

This party will not take its position based on public opinion polls.
We will not take a stand based on focus groups.
We will not take a stand based on phone-in shows or
householder surveys or any other vagaries of pubic opinion.
- Stephen Harper

In this country, the health concerns and the environmental
concerns are as deep as in Europe.
All the surveys show that.
But here, we didn't have the cultural dimension.
This is a fast-food culture.
- Jeremy Rifkin

The fact is that surveys which media people openly
admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their
customers believe they're doing a good job,
while the average profit margin in television is in
the neighborhood of eighty percent.
- L. Neil Smith

I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in
fashionable society even of the best class.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people,
and many cats prefer people to other cats.
- Mason Cooley

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
- Stanislaw Lem

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
- Tracey Ullman

I prefer the company of peasants because they have
not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
- Michel de Montaigne

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss;
volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
- George Santayana

I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films,
because it takes over your life.
- Jodie Foster

I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
- Sasha Alexander

I've always been the only girl in those environments.
It's comfortable for me - I prefer it,
actually.
- Lisa Guerrero


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