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Tinker Quotes

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We don't want tradition.
We want to live in the present and the only history
that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we make today.
- Henry Ford

If you improve or tinker with something long enough,
eventually it will break or malfunction.
- Arthur Bloch

I sometimes like to tinker with poems that have failed,
ones that I have sent aside.
Even years afterward, I will revisit them if there
is something about them that I cannot give up on.
- John Barton

And when people in power can stay in power they do
very little to tinker with the apparatus that put them in power.
- DeForest Soaries

 

Because the Illinois death penalty system is arbitrary and capricious -
and therefore immoral -
I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death.
- George Ryan

I found with this record I had to really be strong-willed,
because in the past I've tended to tinker and add a
thing or take a thing away,
and nearly always been wrong.
- Elvis Costello

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch;
but a musician's music can never be fettered,
for it lives first in her heart and mind.
- Charles de Lint

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Nobody should be allowed to tinker with democracy.
We will not discontinue the good works of the past government.
- Manmohan Singh

I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death.
- Harry A. Blackmun

I assume you know what to do with this.
That's why you were hired.
- Grant Tinker

It's very easy to make insects move.
Because they do move mechanically without the rippling
of flesh as you mentioned.
They move more like real tinker toys and you can make
models of them quite easily.
- Michael O'Donoghue

They simply don't know that much about what they're doing.
There isn't enough control.
There isn't enough capability in ordinary people to
tinker with such a complicated piece of machinery.
- David R. Brower

First be best, then be first.
- Grant Tinker

Evolution is a tinkerer.
- Francois Jacob

Tinkering is something we need to know how to do in
order to keep something like the space station running.
I am a tinkerer by nature.
- Leroy Chiao

Yeah, some of my college friends and I have been tinkering around for years,
you know, just for fun.
- Eric Roberts

The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.
- Paul R. Ehrlich

To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution
of intelligent tinkering.
- Aldo Leopold

Virginia 's tax system needs to be fixed.
The time to act is now.
Do not send me any more studies.
Do not send me another piecemeal approach that confuses
tinkering with real reform.
- Mark Warner

Never let an inventor run a company.
You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market.
- E. F. Schumacher

I like tinkering with the tribe beat boxes and love
using Reason as a beefed up beat box.
- Pat Mastelotto

I got in the school band and the school choir.
It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out.
I played percussion for a while, and stayed after school
forever just tinkering around with different things,
the clarinets and the violins.
- Quincy Jones

Well, I have since seen you at Tinkle.
It's a comedy show started by David Cross,
me and Jon Benjamin.
It features a wide variety of acts for all tastes and seasons.
- Todd Barry

I love Tinkle, it's really the most fun I've had in years.
- David Cross

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always aim at complete harmony
of thought and word and deed.
Always aim at purifying your thoughts
and everything will be well.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

What is once well done is done forever.
- Henry David Thoreau

You are defined by your habits - choose well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

All's well that ends well.
- Proverb (and title of a Shakespeare play)

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
- Leonardo da Vinci

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Violence, even well intentioned,
always rebounds upon oneself.
- Lao Tzu

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep,
so a life well spent brings happy death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

The well-timed question is more impacting than an answer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Your point of view sets you up well in advance
for how you view the events as they unfold.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius


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