Quotes and Sayings about Design



"Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold."
- James Randolph Adams
(Related: Beauty, Men, Advertising, Forget)

"I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth."
- John Adams
(Related: Design, America, Earth, Mankind, Providence, Wonder)

"We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Design, Music, Accident, Interest, Investigation, Trying)

"We are searching for some kind of harmony between two intangibles: a form which we have not yet designed and a context which we cannot properly describe."
- Christopher Alexander
(Related: Harmony)

"Complexity is one of the great problems in environmental design."
- Christopher Alexander
(Related: Design, Environmental, Complexity, Problems)

"It is more difficult to designate this form of conation on its practical side by a satisfactory name."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Name)

"Head Start is designed to ensure that all children - regardless of their family's income, race, or ethnic background - are able to enter kindergarten ready to learn."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Family, Children, Income, Race)

"I design my shots. I walk the rehearsal as the camera and say 'this is where I want to be... I want this look."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Design, Want)

"The 'transition' involves the transfer of power from one president to another. In recent times, the incoming President has designated a Director of the Transition, a team leader, to oversee and administer the orderly transfer of power."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Power, Leader, President)

"For each episode the five of us are all wearing clothes by the same designer. It's a different designer for each episode, but for each one we're all wearing their clothes."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Clothes)

"He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Music, Order, Play)

"But my point is that you design something in the end that precludes any unhealthy trading practices that are not going to serve your environmental or your economic objectives but now is not the time to do it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Design, Environmental, Time, End, Now, Objectives)

"The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Design, Building, Detail, Want)

"When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Design, Experience, People, Body, Building, Space, Will)

"I wanted to be a decorator. I wanted to interior design homes and do everything myself."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Design)

"The talent for discovering the unique and marketable characteristics of a product and service is a designer's most valuable asset."
- Primo Angeli
(Related: Talent, Service)

"Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Design, Character, Solution)

"I design for real people. I think of our customers all the time. There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing or accessories that are not practical."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Design, Time, People, Virtue)

"Never in my wildest dreams did I entertain the idea that I would become a fashion designer."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Dreams, Idea, Fashion)

"Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed to produce a graceful result."
- Tommy Armour
(Related: Golf, Result)

"No designer has really wowed me yet, I'm into other people's recommendations when it comes to fashion."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: People, Fashion)

"WikiLeaks is designed to make capitalism more free and ethical."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Capitalism)

"God is His own Design and End, and that there is no other Worthy of Him."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Design, God, End)

"The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons; to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Design, Government, Truth, Lie, Consideration, Light, Rhetoric, Right)

"But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?"
- Mary Astell
(Related: Design, Husband, Poor, Woman)

"Guns are evil! And very little good comes from the availability of a bullet designed to kill human beings!"
- Mackenzie Astin
"Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Beauty, Actors)

"The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Design, Music, People, Actors, Reality, Reward, World)

"The designs were based on quite a lot of research of what a movie musical is, filtered through the eyes of today. If we'd gone strictly with the '20s, the movement would have been impaired."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Eyes, Research, Today)

"As a designer, you have to solve a lot of problems. Even though people are wearing clothes that are supposed to look beautiful, they'll have to do all kinds of things."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: People, Clothes, Problems)

"Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Design, People, Actions, Custom, First, Practice)

"A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Faith, Sympathy, Progress, Cause, Desire, Future, Mankind, May)

"Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly."
- Francis Bacon
"Phillip Harrison was the production designer, though, I think he's uncredited. He's done most of my films like Blue Thunder. Lots and lots over the years."
- John Badham
(Related: Production, Years)

"On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

"Of all the toys available, none is better designed than the owner himself. A large multipurpose plaything, its parts can be made to move in almost any direction. It comes completely assembled, and it makes a sound when you jump on it."
- Stephen Baker
(Related: Direction, Sound)

"One of the best animated films I've seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face, but the traditional animation was spectacular."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Design, Animation, Disney)

"There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Architecture, Design, Music, Economy, Engineering, Interest, Now, Software, Theatre)

"Accessible design is good design."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Design)

"I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone."
- Elizabeth Banks
(Related: Love, Comfort, Relationships, Zone)

"Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next."
- Tyra Banks
"The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest."
- Albert Barnes
(Related: God, Soul, Bible, Desire, Information, Questions, Rest)

"Even private persons in due season, with discretion and temper, may reprove others, whom they observe to commit sin, or follow bad courses, out of charitable design, and with hope to reclaim them."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Design, Hope, Discretion, May, Sin, Temper)

"There is no reason that the universe should be designed for our convenience."
- John D. Barrow
(Related: Reason, Universe)

"Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Music, Emotions)

"But the West is trying to weaken Islam from outside and inside. They attack our people and invade our countries from outside, and they weaken us from within with ideas like secularism, liberalism and democracy. This is all designed to contaminate our pure Islam."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: People, Ideas, Islam, Countries, Democracy, Liberalism, Trying)

"Of course, I did lots of what would be called graphic design now, what used to be called commercial art."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Design, Now)

"The United States government first learned of the diversion of the W-88 nuclear warhead design in late 1995."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Design, Government, First, states, United)

"The committee discloses that even after the U.S. government learned of the diversion of U.S. designs for nuclear warheads in late 1995, the Clinton Administration failed to take steps immediately to improve security."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Government, Committee, Security)

"In its report, the Cox Committee concludes that China is using stolen U.S. design information to speed up its deployment of a new nuclear missile force."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Design, Committee, Force, Information)

"These children should be enrolled in Independent Living programs designed by state and local governments to prepare them to enter the workplace, or attend college, and successfully manage their lives."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children, College, Living, State)

"Why did the Clinton Administration continue to liberalize export controls on sensitive technologies even after it learned that China had stolen designs?"
- Charles Foster Bass
"Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that Chinese spies penetrated four U.S. weapons research labs and stole important information on seven nuclear warhead designs."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Information, Research, Weapons)

"The U.S. government knew that China wanted to acquire sensitive U.S. technology, and instead of implementing a policy to prevent them from acquiring the information, the government all but gave them an invitation to take our equipment and designs."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Government, Technology, Policy, Information)

"Progressivism is the cancer in America and it is eating our Constitution, and it was designed to eat the Constitution, to progress past the Constitution."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Progress, America, Cancer, Constitution, Eating, Past)

"The two designs are completely different. The first is totally futuristic, the second is more classical. You can of course get very excited about doing something completely out of the ordinary, just like the Olympic stadium in its time. But each to his or her own taste."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Time, First, Taste)

"Designis a revelation to me. It's like taking something that is not alive and giving it form, shape, substance, and life."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Life, Giving)

"Design is an unknown."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Design)

"We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Design, Open)

"It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Life, Science)

"A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Car, Culture, Man, Wind)

"The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy."
- Chris Bell
(Related: People, American, Delay, Democracy, Police, Protection, Public, Self)

"I wear a lot of different hats - from writer to producer and artist. We all do 5 or 6 jobs, everything from creating our own graphic design to actually recording and the whole bit."
- William Bell
(Related: Design, Artist, Jobs, Writer)

"But the prospects of designing chemical plants for industrial scale chemical processes seemed far less interesting than the chemical events that occur in biological systems."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Events, Plants)

"You might make a lot of money, but it's very hard to get out from under that rug. The more you can reinvent yourself, the better - and unfortunately TV is designed not to let you redesign yourself."
- Peter Berg
(Related: Money)

"A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous."
- Ingrid Bergman
(Related: Nature, Kiss, Speech, Words)

"In general, the Internet was not designed to accommodate deliberate failures to communicate."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
(Related: Internet)

"The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living."
- Harry Bertoia
(Related: Design, Living)

"Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: World, Worship)

"Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Judges)

"Look, it's a mainstream animated movie, and how often are those considered thought provoking? It's meant to be a great time at the theater, but it's also designed to work on more than one level."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Theater)

"You own a watch the invention of the mind, though for a single motion 'tis designed, as well as that which is with greater thought with various springs, for various motions wrought."
- Richard Blackmore
(Related: Thought, Invention, Mind)

"Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Business, Government, Creation, Environment, Tax, Job, State)

"About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs."
- Manolo Blahnik
(Related: Fantasy, Madness, Rest)

"We started getting the script to different people and we were in the business of trying to fund it so we could get it off and running, and all the characters and sets designed and everything."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Business, People, Running, Trying)

"I have never seen a game's graphics look so sharp and clean. The sound design for the game is also unique on the Xbox. The memory on this system allowed us to provide the user with 5.1 Dolby surround sound for home theatre owners."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Design, Home, Memory, Sound, Theatre)

"I provide the bricks and mortar with the words and situations - the director and the actors and the designers build the house."
- Eric Bogosian
(Related: Actors, Words)

"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."
- Erma Bombeck
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Car)

"The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Madness, Proof)

"A number of the major terrorist captures we have made, the terrorist operations designed for the United States that we have interrupted, were enabled by the terrorist tracking program."
- Kit Bond
(Related: states, United)

"Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it."
- Pierre Bonnard
(Related: Design, Quality)

"An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Design, Personality, Service)

"It's incredible, but I think a lot of people it shot over their heads 'cause they're used to just getting images and messing around with them, and for us to do something quite so 'designed' was a bit of a shock."
- Sean Booth
(Related: People)

"I hate the idea of getting in a building that someone else has designed and having to do something to it yourself to sort of dress it up - it's like using presets in your tracks."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Idea, Building, Dress, Hate)

"All military and most commercial aircraft use our designs that process power from jet engines."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Power, Military)

"Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy."
- Belle Boyd
(Related: Acquaintance, Enemy, Gain, Information)

"Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Leadership)

"We should always look upon ourselves as God's servants, placed in God's world, to do his work; and accordingly labour faithfully for him; not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Design, God, Work, World)

"I have a secret thought from some things I have observed, that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Design, God, Thought, May, Service, World)

"A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul, and formed some probable conjectures, that man was designed for a future state of existence."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Nature, Soul, Athens, Existence, Future, Man, Rome, Spiritual, State)

"I am an old sinner; and if God had designed mercy for me, he would have called me home to himself before now."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Home, God, Mercy, Now, Old)

"The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to "create" rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Government, Rights)

"Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Intentions)

"Football is a game designed to keep coal miners off the streets."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Football)

"The problem with the designated driver programme, it's not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At then end of the night drop them off at the wrong house."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: End, Fun, Job, Night, Wrong)

"Technology is making design more exciting, with color, wallpaper, textures, fabrics that could never have been created without the technology."
- David Bromstad
(Related: Design, Technology)

"'Design Star' was incredible, and I didn't think it could get any better, and then 'Color Splash' happened."
- David Bromstad
"Systematically identity top designers as early as possible. The best are often not the most experienced."
- Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
(Related: Identity)

"The poverty program was not designed to eliminate poverty."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Poverty)

"We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams."
- Les Brown
(Related: Design, Dreams, Life, Force)

"This drug coverage program was clearly designed by Republicans in Congress to serve the interests of the drug and insurance industries. America's seniors were an afterthought."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: America, Congress, Republicans)

"I am going to design... a Station after my own fancy; that is, with engineering roofs, etc."
- Isambard K. Brunel
(Related: Design, Engineering, Fancy)

"Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: Boston, Childhood)

"Even though Raster Blaster was only a video game, I was learning about designing stuff. I got good at drawing."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Learning)

"For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Constitution, Country, Desire, Duty, Spirit, Will)

"It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Men, Principles, Prosperity, Temper)

"Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Travel, Man, Present, Space, State)

"When I was in pre-production for Trees Lounge, I was hearing the cinematographer talking with the production designer about colours and this and that, and feeling like I was losing control."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Control, Feeling, Hearing, Losing, Production, Talking, Trees)

"Every man is to be considered in two capacities, the private and public; as designed to pursue his own interest, and likewise to contribute to the good of others."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Interest, Man, Public)

"A person should design the way he makes a living around how he wishes to make a life."
- Charlie Byrd
(Related: Design, Life, Living, Wishes)

"I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots."
- James Cameron
(Related: Design, Actors, Production, Sense)

"For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Design, Poverty, Statistics, Unemployment)

"That's something I learned in art school. I studied graphic design in Germany, and my professor emphasized the responsibility that designers and illustrators have towards the people they create things for."
- Eric Carle
(Related: Art, Design, People, Germany, Responsibility, School)

"After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Design, Vision, America, Competition, Depression, Honor, President, Public)

"Perfectly ordered disorder designed with a helter-skelter magnificence."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Disorder, Magnificence)

"Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Design, Danger, Delay, Ruin)

"Everything I write is designed to be milked to the last drop of revenue."
- Leslie Charteris
"Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution."
- Ivan Chermayeff
(Related: Design, Problems, Solution)

"Souls are designed to fit inside a body."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Body)

"Souls are not designed to float around in thin air."
- Alex Chiu
"By the fourth grade, I graduated to an erector set and spent many happy hours constructing devices of unknown purpose where the main design criterion was to maximize the number of moving parts and overall size."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Design, Purpose)

"Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished."
- Abraham Clark
(Related: God, Pleasure, Will)

"Theaters are great. They're designed to sound good, not for basketball."
- Les Claypool
(Related: Basketball, Sound)

"The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Life, Design, Ideas, Bizarre, Simplicity)

"The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: Dreams, Athletes, Games, London, Will)

"Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to."
- Ethan Coen
(Related: Design, Movies, Opportunity, Ambition, Being)

"It is one thing to take as a given that approximately 70 percent of an entering high school freshman class will not attend college, but to assign a particular child to a curriculum designed for that 70 percent closes off for that child the opportunity to attend college."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Opportunity, Class, College, Curriculum, School, Will)

"Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Beginnings, Man)

"In simple terms, we are aligning our business today with the way we believe future systems are going to be designed, acquired and maintained."
- Phil Condit
(Related: Business, Future, Today)

"Design has taken the place of what sailing used to be."
- Dennis Conner
(Related: Design)

"Reconciliation cannot be used to pass comprehensive health care reform. It won't work because it was never designed for that kind of significant legislation; it was designed for deficit reduction."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Health, Work, Care, Legislation, Reform)

"The Act of God designation on all insurance policies; which means, roughly, that you cannot be insured for the accidents that are most likely to happen to you."
- Alan Coren
(Related: God, Accidents, Act)

"We wanted to create an environment where if a game player enjoyed the "writing style" of a particular game designer, he or she could look for the next game by that same author and not be disappointed."
- David Crane
(Related: Environment)

"The letters were universally complimentary, and we designers loved hearing that our games were being enjoyed, but if they weren't sending us a picture of their screens most of those writers would have spent their time playing the game rather than writing letters."
- David Crane
(Related: Time, Being, Games, Hearing, Letters, Writers, Writing)

"My background is in hardware design. I found hardware work to be a welcome change from thousands of hours of programming and that led to the designs you mentioned."
- David Crane
(Related: Change, Work, Design, Hardware, Programming)

"Looking back, video game design seems a natural fit, although there was no such thing when I was growing up. I built a Tic-Tac-Toe playing machine in my teens which went up in smoke on the night it was scheduled to go to a science fair."
- David Crane
(Related: Design, Science, Growing up, Machine, Night)

"Our co-founder and company president, Jim Levy, came from a record industry background and understood the marketing and promotion of artists as well as products. So the video game business went from absolutely zero designer credit to something approaching rock star promotion."
- David Crane
(Related: Business, Artists, Company, Credit, Marketing, President, Promotion)

"I just bought a Mac to help me design the next Cray."
- Seymoure Cray
(Related: Design, Help)

"I have felt terribly from the beginning when I saw the problems and recognized that they would be ongoing. We were hired to put back the contours of the greens as closely as possible to George Thomas's designs and were real proud of what we did. It's a sad situation now."
- Ben Crenshaw
(Related: Beginning, Now, Problems)

"Apart altogether from our own vital interests, we cannot and must not desert those other nations who have already gone through so much tragedy and suffering to defeat the evil designs of the Axis powers."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Defeat, Evil, Nations, Suffering, Tragedy)

"We designed both our state employee health plans and the one we created for low-income Hoosiers as Health Savings Accounts, and now in the tens of thousands these citizens are proving that they are fully capable of making smart, consumerist choices about their own health care."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Health, Care, Choices, Now, State)

"I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: God, Intention, Living)

"Because the competitive landscape of the web is such that the site which looks and works best gets the most traffic, developers and designers put a premium on the presentation of that content and let structural markup take a back seat."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Content)

"I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what it is supposed to communicate."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Design, Successful, Communication, Project)

"If I was designing a web site for elementary school children, I might have a much higher percentage of older computers with outdated browsers since keeping up with browser and hardware technology has not traditionally been a strong point of most elementary schools."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Computers, Technology, Children, Hardware, School, Schools)

"We fully expect our competitors to join us in embracing open standards with their next redesigns."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Open)

"You can have information and ease of use and have artistic integrity at the same time. The art of being a good Web designer is getting yourself into that middle ground and treating it as a final destination instead of as a compromise."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Art, Time, Being, Compromise, Information, Integrity)

"I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect."
- Alexander Jackson Davis
(Related: American, Living)

"Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Population)

"Whenever I design any variant, or when anybody sends me one, I always say if at all possible within the context of the game don't have two home supply centers touching each other."
- Fred Davis
(Related: Design, Home)

"The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Design, Purpose, Blind, Evil, Indifference, Nothing, Universe)

"There's this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources. Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials, and making things durable."
- Robin Day
(Related: Energy, Responsibility)

"No one ever contributed anything to my designs."
- Robin Day
"I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn't endure."
- Robin Day
"As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: God, Design, Choices, Opinions, Respect)

"I designed all the characters, anyway, and Frank Doyle was doing all the writing. I didn't have any more input on what direction they were going to go with Josie."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Direction, Writing)

"I can appreciate that on one side, but we have to remember that the system is designed corruptly, and works against us, so you cant convict those who can benefit from the system, because its not neccesarily their fault."
- Kool Moe Dee
(Related: Fault)

"The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server, we don't design it for Windows or Linux, we design it for both. We don't really care, as long as we're selling the one the customer wants."
- Michael Dell
(Related: Design, Selling, Care, Customer, Linux, Windows)

"I trained as a designer, so I'm always terribly keen about what I'm going to look like."
- Judi Dench
"We can't manipulate some stars while maintaining other stars as controls; we can't start and stop ice ages, and we can't experiment with designing and evolving dinosaurs."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Stars)

"Last year, Congress gave the Department of Defense the authority to design a new civilian personnel system for its employees as part of the defense authorization bill."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Design, Authority, Congress, Defense, Employees)

"Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Religion, Society, Trouble)

"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Design, People, Dream, Reality, World)

"Better biofuels are a really big deal. That means we can precisely engineer the molecules in the fuel chain and optimize them along the way. So, if all goes well, they're going to have designer bugs in warm vats that are eating and digesting sugars to excrete better biofuels. I guess that's better living through bugs."
- John Doerr
(Related: Bugs, Eating, Living)

"Then I have a head mounted display which actually was designed for the military to do synchronized building entries and that's looking down at my hands, so projected on the big screen behind me, you can see my hands as I'm putting the tracks together."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Building, Military)

"The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Money, Computer, Fact, Film, Hardware)

"The other thing I felt was that the philosophical concept behind the experiences also looked like it had been designed by technicians and not by entertainers. I felt I needed to grab hold of it and try and push the envelope as much as I possibly could right now."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Now, Right)

"I actually do my own renovations. I designed and built a 100-foot split-cedar rail fence to enclose my property. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done. Don't recommend doing it alone. I also built a 100-square-foot back porch. Again, don't recommend doing it alone."
- Jeffrey Donovan
(Related: Property)

"When you design it, think how you would feel if you had to fly it! Safety first!"
- Donald Wills Douglas
(Related: Design, Safety)

"The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Government, People, Constitution)

"I had been impressed by the fact that biological systems were based on molecular machines and that we were learning to design and build these sorts of things."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Design, Fact, Learning, Machines)

"I wanted to make a classical piece that was actually designed to be a CD, not designed for performance."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Performance)

"Without my husband's costumes I wouldn't have known how to accomplish what I saw in my own mind's eyes for choreography. And then seeing our choreography and knowing the background of it I am sure helped my husband a great deal with what he designed for us."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: HusbEyes, Mind)

"You all know that each title in the Chronicles has a chess theme; that's partly because of the overall design of the Chronicles themselves - the game of chess as an analogue of the game of life."
- Dorothy Dunnett
(Related: Design, Life, Chess)

"Millions of Americans take vitamins safely every day, including me. Vitamins and mineral supplements taken in recommended doses are safe. It's the designer supplements that are worrisome."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Americans, Day)

"Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Class, Pornography)

"While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest."
- John Dyer
(Related: Design, College, Rain)

"A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering."
- Freeman Dyson
(Related: Design, Ideas, Engineering)

"In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route."
- Charles Eames
(Related: Architecture, Design, Idea)

"To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need."
- Charles Eames
(Related: Design, Class)

"The details are not the details. They make the design."
- Charles Eames
(Related: Design)

"Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design."
- Charles Eames
(Related: Design)

"Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose."
- Charles Eames
(Related: Design, Purpose)

"No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Design, People, Building, Houses)

"Biological engineering is not necessarily understanding systems but rather, I want to be able to design and build biological systems to perform particular applications."
- Drew Endy
(Related: Design, Engineering, Understanding, Want)

"The countless number of influential figures in American history who are of Caribbean heritage indicates the need to set aside a designated time to celebrate their contribution to our country."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: History, Time, American, Country)

"I guess you can stay sort of true to the story; you don't have to artificially bring the character back from whatever doom you've designed for them, you can tell the story, I suppose, honestly."
- Garth Ennis
(Related: Character)

"Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever; of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off."
- Garth Ennis
(Related: Hope, Books, Trying, Will)

"No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Design, Dream, Film, Wonder)

"God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: God, Men, Actions, Credit, Justification, May, Self)

"After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Design, Focus, Materialism, Space)

"Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Creativity, Principles, Will)

"Buildings designed with careful attention to aesthetics arouse and enlighten their occupants and that promotes their good health."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Health, Aesthetics, Attention)

"In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington, and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862, it was determined by the Rebel government last summer to resume the offensive in that direction."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Government, Conformity, Direction, Results, Summer, Washington)

"When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable."
- Clifton Paul Fadiman
(Related: Travel, People, Country)

"Unfortunately, the client that exists today is still pretty much the prototype design."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Design, Pretty, Today)

"The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair."
- Leo Fender
(Related: Design, Thought, Order)

"Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design."
- Adam Ferguson
(Related: Design, Action, Blindness, Execution, Future, Nations, Result)

"The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony, but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater interviews with black men and women who had never heard of the movies nominated for Best Picture."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Men, Movies, Women, Awards, Ceremony, Irony)

"I came to these mediums through having the garden, and of course, people who have designed gardens have always worked in collaboration, and never made their own inscriptions."
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Related: People, Collaboration, Garden, Gardens)

"I think we ought to ban earmarks. I think we ought to give citizens the opportunity to designate up to 10 percent of their federal income tax toward debt reduction. If we did that, we would reduce our debt by $95 billion a year."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Opportunity, Debt, Tax, Income)

"There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity; over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Danger, Loss, Preparation, Spontaneity)

"Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Design, Home, Children, Information, Internet, Legislation, Parents, Safety, Teachers, Trade)

"Back then, the excise tax was designed to be a luxury tax for people who owned telephones."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: People, Excise, Tax, Luxury)

"I have had this view of the optimization of the electrode design for a long time. Historically we went through various phases in the work and eventually worked on large sheets - very large sheets - of palladium."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Design, Work, Time)

"All of our affairs, since the union of crowns, have been managed by the advice of English ministers, and the principal offices of the kingdom filled with such men, as the court of England knew would be subservient to their designs."
- Andrew Fletcher
(Related: Men, Advice, Court, EnglEnglish)

"What is news? It's hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's harder to be an educated and informed citizen."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: News, Rest)

"As a fashion designer, I was always aware that I was not an artist, because I was creating something that was made to be sold, marketed, used, and ultimately discarded."
- Tom Ford
(Related: Artist, Fashion)

"We have the Terminator as governor, and we had an actor as president, so why shouldn't we have a fashion designer as a senator?"
- Tom Ford
(Related: Actor, Fashion, President)

"The designated driver program, it's not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, drop them off at the wrong house."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Job, Wrong)

"Three years ago the Government announced the creation of Reconciliation Place, and said that it would include a memorial to those removed from their families. However, they refused to include any of those who were removed in the design of their own memorial."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: Design, Government, Creation, Years)

"To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, is more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Design, Time, Children, Weapons)

"How can you look at the Texas legislature and still believe in intelligent design?"
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Design)

"McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the designer of the F-15."
- Thomas Friedman
"The artist in me cries out for design."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Design, Artist)

"I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Needs, Universe)

"A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Artist)

"The original Mickey Mouse Club, established in the '30s, was designed to attract children to movie theaters."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Children, Mouse)

"I design for the woman who loves being a woman."
- Diane von Furstenberg
(Related: Design, Being, Woman)

"I am so excited to extend myself behind the scenes as a designer and to - as my father puts it - finally have a real job."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Father, Job)

"I would like to mention that I have flown the 262 first in May '43. At this time, the aircraft was completely secret. I first knew of the existence of this aircraft only early in '42 - even in my position. This aircraft didn't have any priority in design or production."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Design, Time, Existence, First, May, Production)

"Consular cards were not designed to be identification and no treaty recognizes them as such. Legal travelers, visitors and long-term residents carried passports, visas or green cards for that purpose."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Legal, Purpose, Cards)

"Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Design, People, Problems)

"French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Design, Community)

"The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Design, Garden, Land)

"User-centered design means understanding what your users need, how they think, and how they behave - and incorporating that understanding into every aspect of your process."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Design, Understanding)

"Well, the whole story is in the book, but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented, and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Trust, Design, First, Gain, Help, Information, Support)

"Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Design, People, Gods, Computer, Day, Evolution, Mercy, Question, Software, Want, Will, World)

"Looking past the immediate crisis, a more resilient system must be built on stronger and better designed shock absorbers, both in the major institutions and in the infrastructure of the financial system."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Financial, Crisis, Past)

"Design is important, it's an important dimension in the car. It's not the only one."
- Carlos Ghosn
(Related: Design, Car)

"Intelligent design itself does not have any content."
- George Gilder
(Related: Design, Content)

"The rolling contract was designed to specifically take away some of that retirement talk and retirement issue."
- David Gill
(Related: Retirement, Talk)

"I had business experience. I had made my living designing and building electronic equipment. Basic business was not new to me, but the music business was completely new to me. I knew nothing about distribution, or any of those things."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Business, Music, Experience, Building, Living, Nothing)

"There is no city in America that has reduced crime as much as we have in the last three years. This is not the product of accident. This is the product of design."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Design, Accident, America, Crime, Years)

"To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past."
- Charles J. Givens
(Related: Design, First, Future, Past)

"To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master."
- Milton Glaser
(Related: Design, Control)

"Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking."
- Milton Glaser
(Related: Computers, Design, Cooking)

"So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that's a great reward."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Design, People, Joy, Reward)

"That was always my frustration with so many of these shows, because design is not an ambush... it's a relationship. You have to know how people move and live and work to be able to design for them."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Design, Work, People, Frustration)

"Design can have such a positive impact on the way people live and on their relationships and moods."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Design, People, Positive, Moods, Relationships)

"There's a big difference between decorators and designers and the training is very different."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Difference, Training)

"You forget how many people watch TV until you come into a town like this. Everybody knows you, and I'm always humbled, especially when there are 500 little kids who all have their hair done like yours and want to be designers."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: People, Forget, Hair, Kids, Want)

"It's not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Community, Living, Pride, Public, Taste)

"It's about the power of design and the power of the human spirit. It's above paying anybody to do something stupid for money like reality television does - like ambushing people."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Design, Money, Power, People, Reality, Spirit, Television)

"I think taking design out of the studio and really having a relationship with the people that you're making it for really convinced me of how powerful a thing design is. It's not just an aesthetic decoration."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Design, People)

"I'm a designer, I love it, and I haven't worked this hard to do bad work."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Love, Work)

"Everyone by now presumably knows about the danger of premature optimization. I think we should be just as worried about premature design - designing too early what a program should do."
- Paul Graham
(Related: Design, Danger, Now)

"It was always my goal to 'up the ante' on good design and rye devoted much of my career to this."
- Michael Graves
(Related: Design, Goal, Career)

"In designing hardware to be used every day, it was important to keep both the human aspects and the machine in mind. What looks good also often feels good."
- Michael Graves
(Related: Day, Hardware, Machine, Mind)

"When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Design, Time, Work, Potential, School, Schools, Students)

"As the world's finest democracy, we do not do guillotines. But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation, designed to reassure the populace that order is restored, the Republic cleansed."
- William Greider
(Related: Democracy, Order, Rituals, World)

"Design must seduce, shape, and perhaps more importantly, evoke an emotional response."
- April Greiman
(Related: Design)

"I'm an Air force Brat and I've lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay - nurses, hairdressers, designers - people who just had a different way about themselves."
- Pam Grier
(Related: People, Community, Country, Force, Gay, Nurses, World)

"Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society."
- Walter Gropius
(Related: Design, Society, Life)

"The film I think was a good film for what it was designed for. It was for kids. Unfortunately the critics slashed it before it even started but that is just the way the cookie crumbles."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Film, Kids)

"And just when we were at the end of our design process there was the news that the Italian government and the U.S. government had signed an agreement to fly the first Italian astronaut on that flight."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Design, Government, Agreement, End, First, News)

"Gaming in general is a male thing. It isn't that gaming is designed to exclude women. Everybody who's tried to design a game to interest a large female audience has failed. And I think that has to do with the different thinking processes of men and women."
- Gary Gygax
(Related: Design, Men, Women, Interest, Thinking)

"Wouldn't it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty, rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines?"
- William Hague
(Related: Law, Press)

"We want people to realize you are at a design school, not a land grant college. The way we look says a great deal about who we are."
- James Hall
(Related: Design, People, College, Land, School, Want)

"I don't set goals. Like, that's what I want to be doing however many years from now. I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that's what I'd do. Or design clothes."
- Ayumi Hamasaki
(Related: Design, Love, Dance, Goals, Clothes, Now, Tomorrow, Want, Years)

"John Schlesinger had one of his friends designing it and he had never done a film before. Ten days before it started, they didn't have any costumes. I was rung up and joined up."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Film, Friends)

"On the speech day, the production designer, who has a lot of say in things, and sometimes I didn't agree with him but I had to do what I was told, wanted the speech day to be all in neutral colours for the women, which was a good thing."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Women, Day, Production, Speech)

"I love graphic design. I love working with design, and I love storytelling, so I've been working on a children's book for a while, and I'd like to see that through."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Love, Design, Children)

"Programmers and marketing people know how to get into your subconscious - they spend millions of dollars researching colors, shapes, designs, symbols, that affect your preferences, and they can make you feel warm, trusting, like buying. They can manipulate you."
- Richard Hatch
(Related: People, Buying, Colors, Marketing)

"I do two things. I design mobile computers and I study brains."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: Computers, Design, Study)

"A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes."
- Edith Head
(Related: Clothes)

"When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(Related: Liberty)

"We thought it would be fun to try to design a show that would work well internationally and so that' s what we're intending to do with Fraggle Rock, and we are indeed now selling it around the world."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Design, Work, Thought, Selling, Fun, Now, World)

"At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Art, Design, First, Planning, Television, Theatre, University)

"I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Design, Acting, Theatre)

"Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet."
- Jack Herer
(Related: Nature, Survival)

"Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before."
- Herodotus
(Related: Men, Goal, Victory)

"The Apple II was not designed like an ordinary product. It used crazy tricks everywhere."
- Andy Hertzfeld
"I knew the Apple II was great when I bought it, but as I dug into the details it just completely blew me away the creative artistic approach that the designers had taken."
- Andy Hertzfeld
"I'm following my dreams and doing what I love as a designer. I did not want to be one of those kids with a famous last name that doesn't do anything. That is very unfulfilling to me and I'm very happy."
- Nicky Hilton
(Related: Dreams, Love, Famous, Kids, Name, Want)

"An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Work, People)

"Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus."
- David Hockney
(Related: Art, Design)

"The Popish theory, which assumes that Christ, the Apostles and believers, constituted the Church while our Saviour was on earth, and this organization was designed to be perpetual."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Church, Christ, Earth, Theory)

"The architect, Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect, not merely did his design which had won a public competition never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Design, Competition, Practice, Public, Years)

"The health care system is really designed to reward you for being unhealthy. If you are a healthy person and work hard to be healthy, there are no benefits."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Health, Work, Being, Benefits, Care, Reward)

"Nothing they design ever gets in the way of a work of art."
- Robert Hughes
(Related: Art, Design, Work, Nothing)

"A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker."
- David Hume
(Related: Design, Purpose, Intention)

"The stadiums are like none I've ever seen. I think there must have been some strong competition nationally between Korea and Japan to make the best facilities because they are very well designed."
- Lamar Hunt
(Related: Competition)

"I just kept it real and had the freedom to do what I want. It's not designed for any age group. It's not made for radio. There are no edits. The whole album contains explicit lyrics but that's because you need it."
- Vanilla Ice
(Related: Age, Freedom, Want)

"A camel is a horse designed by committee."
- Alec Issigonis
(Related: Committee)

"Design is people."
- Jane Jacobs
(Related: Design, People)

"People buy a chair, and they don't really care who designed it."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: People, Care)

"And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Architecture, Deep, Houses, Necessity, Order, Play, Today, Windows)

"We want to make sure that we incentivize the health care system to be designed to provide you the best quality health care possible."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Health, Quality, Care, Want)

"We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings."
- Alfred Jarry
"Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Virtue, Ambition, Dependence, Tools)

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Design)

"We were both very much the same. We were both very impulsive. We both loved life. We both loved shopping. We both had a love of clothes, obviously, because he was the designer that I kind of wore forever and ever."
- Elton John
(Related: Love, Life, Clothes)

"Don't get too caught up in making money or having a job, get excited about the fact that you can design your life."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Design, Life, Money, Fact, Job)

"We live within two environments: one is physical and surrounds us; the other is mental and is inside of us. Both can be designed to support your success."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Success, Support)

"All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space."
- Philip Johnson
(Related: Architecture, Design, Space)

"Design works if it's authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view. It can't be a collection of input."
- Ron Johnson
(Related: Design)

"Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Design, Performance)

"I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening to people call Carter and ask stupid questions while I designed the screen editor."
- Bill Joy
(Related: People, Listening, Questions, Right)

"It is not that you do wrong by design, but that you should never do right by mistake."
- Junius
(Related: Design, Mistake, Right, Wrong)

"Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love."
- Louis Kahn
(Related: Beauty, Design, Love)

"A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable."
- Louis Kahn
(Related: Being, Building, End)

"We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special mill of wood so we could make flour."
- Mikhail Kalashnikov
(Related: Wood)

"I was probably born with some designing abilities."
- Mikhail Kalashnikov
"I tried a dozen different modifications that were rejected. But they all served as a path to the final design."
- Mikhail Kalashnikov
(Related: Design)

"What is design? It's where you stand with a foot in two worlds - the world of technology and the world of people and human purposes - and you try to bring the two together."
- Mitchell Kapor
(Related: Technology, People, Design, World)

"We've come a long way. Power dressing now is designed to let the woman inside us come through."
- Donna Karan
(Related: Power, Now, Woman)

"Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable."
- Donna Karan
(Related: Design, Balance, Challenge, Comfort)

"I don't even drink! I can't stand the taste of alcohol. Every New Year's Eve I try one drink and every time it makes me feel sick. So I don't touch booze - I'm always the designated driver."
- Kim Kardashian
(Related: Time, Alcohol, New year, Taste)

"There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Fear, Babies)

"Courtrooms contain every symbol of authority that a set designer could imagine. Everyone stands up when you come in. You wear a costume identifying you as, if not quite divine, someone special."
- Irving R. Kaufman
(Related: Authority, Symbol)

"Species go extinct because there are historical contraints built into a given body or a given design."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Design, Body)

"Organisms by their design are not made to adapt too far."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Design)

"And I think my sexuality was heavily repressed by the church, by the, you know, the design of the mortal sins."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Design, Church, Sexuality)

"Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature; whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Marriage, Nature, People, Harmony, Laws, Slavery)

"Golf course design is exciting."
- Tom Kite
(Related: Design, Golf)

"A lot of the bunkering is designed more to save you than it is to penalize you."
- Tom Kite
"Women's Wear Daily can do more than any other publication to establish a designer."
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Women)

"People who run a ready-to-wear company are businessmen rather than production or design people."
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Design, People, Company, Production)

"My wardrobe consists of antique clothes, many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks Brothers and Paul Stuart."
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Brooks, Brothers, Clothes)

"Designs are increasingly winning competitions because they are literally green, and because somewhere they feature a small windmill."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Winning)

"The house of Austria has publicly used every effort to deprive the country of its legitimate Independence and Constitution, designing to reduce it to a level with the other provinces long since deprived of all freedom, and to unite all in a common sink of slavery."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Constitution, Country, Effort, Freedom, Independence, Slavery)

"I was into Barbie and designer jeans."
- Carson Kressley
"Proper names are rigid designators."
- Saul Kripke
(Related: Names)

"Although my art work was heavily informed by my design work on a formal and visual level, as regards meaning and content the two practices parted ways."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Art, Design, Work, Content, Meaning)

"Social Security is a social insurance program - it is not designed to be the same thing as a 401(k)."
- Paul Krugman
(Related: Security)

"It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Body, Concern, End, Living, Spiritual, Worry)

"Few service industries are designed to be 24x7 in India, and thus there was no 24x7 mentality."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Service)

"No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches."
- Milan Kundera
(Related: Change, World)

"They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian or Milanese."
- Christian Lacroix
(Related: Design)

"French design hardly exists, except as artificial modernism."
- Christian Lacroix
(Related: Design)

"No. I mean those people really did something for designers I don't think department stores can, could or should do still today. Today the world is different so you have to make it differently. There's TV. There's a lot of things."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: People, Today, World)

"No, I'm not a French designer either. I'm from nowhere. I'm a European, old European is all I am."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Old)

"The roundness of life's design may be a sign that there is a presence beyond ourselves."
- Wally Lamb
(Related: Design, Life, May)

"I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution of a society or committee for that purpose, it would render the design abortive."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Design, Education, Society, Purpose, Committee, Poor, Resolution, Spirit)

"As both a fine artist and a graphic designer, I specialize in the visual presentation of words."
- John Langdon
(Related: Artist, Words)

"Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions."
- John Langdon
(Related: Design, Science, Language, Philosophy, Words)

"I seek a deeper truth, but I don't think I have to go to a building designated for worship to find it."
- Ted Lange
(Related: Truth, Building, Worship)

"Our resolution urges all Latin American and Caribbean countries to designate al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organizations."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: American, Countries, Resolution)

"I don't design clothes, I design dreams."
- Ralph Lauren
(Related: Design, Dreams, Clothes)

"Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Design, Art, Blood, Eyes)

"Designer clothes worn by children are like snowsuits worn by adults. Few can carry it off successfully."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Children, Clothes)

"My studio is designed for atmosphere. I have a really cozy, comfortable room that has a great, huge glass door that views my backyard."
- Geddy Lee
"Any time you talk about the look of the film, it's not just the director and the director of photography. You have to include the costume designer and the production designer."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Time, Film, Photography, Production, Talk)

"Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Design, Care, Pretty, Want)

"Web pages are designed for people. For the Semantic Web, we need to look at existing databases."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: People)

"The pictures of my family were designed to be on a family wall, they were supposed to be together. It was supposed to copy my mother's wall in her house."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Family, Mother)

"The reason there are two senators for each state is so that one can be the designated driver."
- Jay Leno
(Related: Reason, Senators, State)

"Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Affection)

"We must carefully consider card security solutions, such as adding photographs or machine-readable electronic strips, so to prevent further breaches of individual privacy that could result from changes to the design of Social Security Cards."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Design, Cards, Machine, Privacy, Result, Security)

"And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Design, Needs)

"I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Design, Awareness, Museums)

"My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he's so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Love, Christian, Clothes, Fashion, Favorite, First)

"I started studying what the nature of a monument is and what a monument should be. And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile, almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Nature, War, Monument, World, World war)

"I live by a man's code, designed to fit a man's world, yet at the same time I never forget that a woman's first job is to choose the right shade of lipstick."
- Carole Lombard
(Related: Time, First, Forget, Job, Man, Right, Woman, World)

"If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Design, Gay, Man)

"It's funny, my girlfriends think that because I am married to a fashion designer, I get all these great tips and hints about great fashion, but it's not like that at all. He never tells me what to wear."
- Lori Loughlin
(Related: Funny, Fashion, Girlfriends)

"Playing a fashion designer could be the bane of my existence because I am married to a fashion designer."
- Lori Loughlin
(Related: Existence, Fashion)

"I wish we didn't have to own up to a policy deliberately designed to inflict suffering on people who have already been traumatised in the countries from which they've fled."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: People, Policy, Countries, Suffering)

"And I'm in favor of that because I have a gay son, who's a very successful theater designer."
- Robert MacNeil
(Related: Son, Successful, Gay, Theater)

"People may or may not say what they mean... but they always say something designed to get what they want."
- David Mamet
(Related: People, May, Want)

"I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth. I have tried to shed some gleams of light on the shadow of man startled by his anguish."
- Marcel Marceau
(Related: Destiny, Light, Man, Shadow, Style)

"Actually, I didn't make the claim that Ruby follows the principle of least surprise. Someone felt the design of Ruby follows that philosophy, so they started saying that. I didn't bring that up, actually."
- Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Related: Design, Philosophy, Saying)

"I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design, not the primary goal in design."
- Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Related: Design, Consistency, Goal, Tools)

"Well, yes, I mean, I think that, you know, my sources suggest that there's a lot of support for the notion that there is a lot of Koran abuse and that it was very much a systematic design, not just an aberration."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: Design, Koran, Abuse, Support)

"And, in fact, there is a connection, the people who designed this here program and who implement it are the same people who are overseeing and helping in the interrogations of detainees in places like Guantanamo."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: People, Connection, Fact)

"I now add, farther, that the apostle's argument is so far from proving it to be the duty of people to obey, and submit to, such rulers as act in contradiction to the public good, and so to the design of their office, that it proves the direct contrary."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Design, People, Act, Argument, Contradiction, Duty, Now, Office, Public)

"There has been a most Providential Guidance which the want of prudence, vigilance, or judgement has not impeded, and it is here that we can most clearly see the designs of God."
- Catherine McAuley
(Related: God, Guidance, Prudence, Vigilance, Want)

"It was by design that we mostly used pictures that you could not necessarily see what was going on, and that didn't really focus in on the band, but instead focused in on a theme."
- Mike McCready
(Related: Design, Focus)

"The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect."
- Carson McCullers
(Related: Design, Colors, Intellect, Mind, Senses)

"Outside of the chair, the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has tackled the world of design has ended up designing one."
- David McFadden
(Related: Design, Environment, World)

"The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Imagination, Measure, World)

"I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern - wearing head-to-toe designer has become a bit passe. It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together."
- Alexander McQueen
(Related: Idea, Fashion, Luxury, Rules, Style)

"Clothes and jewellery should be startling, individual. When you see a woman in my clothes, you want to know more about them. To me, that is what distinguishes good designers from bad designers."
- Alexander McQueen
(Related: Clothes, Want, Woman)

"The designer of my Emmy gown is donating my gown to the charity for an auction."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Charity)

"You know, I designed the Queen crest. I simply combined all the creatures that represent our star signs-and I don't even believe in astrology."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Astrology, Queen)

"Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Love, Work, Age, God, Hope, Old, Want)

"Do we want an Attorney General who will play politics with the law, play politics with the court and just play politics with international conventions designed to protect our troops? I do not want to play that kind of politics. I am going to vote against Alberto Gonzales."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Politics, Court, Law, Play, Troops, Vote, Want, Will)

"The president requested me to restore order in the national team. I have been designated to be part of the official delegation to Egypt to help boost the morale of our players."
- Roger Milla
(Related: Help, Order, President)

"Having achieved such signal successes in the east, Russia and Roumania being both disposed of, the German leaders planned a campaign designed to crush Italy."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Being, Italy, Leaders, Russia)

"The scientific argument advanced for intelligent design at the Dover trial, those arguments collapsed, scientifically and intellectually."
- Kenneth Miller
(Related: Design, Argument, Arguments)

"The new strategy is to teach intelligent design without calling it intelligent design."
- Kenneth Miller
(Related: Design, Strategy)

"The argument for intelligent design basically depends on saying, 'You haven't answered every question with evolution,'... Well, guess what? Science can't answer every question."
- Kenneth Miller
(Related: Design, Science, Argument, Evolution, Question, Saying)

"We opened a design center in the South of England last year as part of our strategy for being close to our customers and developing innovative products for exciting new markets."
- David Milne
(Related: Design, Strategy, Being, England)

"He was doing - Ray was designing the clothes for my mom's show from California. And one of the first appearances I ever made on television was on my mother's show and Ray and Bob did the clothes for that. It has been a long time."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Time, Mom, Mother, Clothes, First, Television)

"Designing Woman was written for the screen."
- Vincente Minnelli
(Related: Woman)

"No computer has ever been designed that is ever aware of what it's doing; but most of the time, we aren't either."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Time, Computer)

"Design is not for philosophy it's for life."
- Issey Miyake
(Related: Design, Life, Philosophy)

"I think I can make an entirely new game experience, and if I can't do it, some other game designer will."
- Shigeru Miyamoto
(Related: Experience, Will)

"This is what I like about being a designer: You can't really get it until you see it."
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Related: Being)

"I wonder why there is a designated hitter in baseball after all these years? As an experiment, it seemed like a swell enough idea, but you would think the novelty would have worn off by now and everyone would get back to playing baseball."
- Jay Mohr
(Related: Idea, Baseball, Novelty, Now, Wonder, Years)

"Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era - it's a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good."
- Clement Mok
(Related: Design, Technology, Business, Being, Chaos, Order, Sense)

"We are working with a biotech company, Calypte, which has designed a urine test for the HIV antibody."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Company)

"People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: People, Children, Houses)

"My training as an engineer has enabled me to design the stuff, but the reason I do it is not to make music but for the opportunity to work with musicians."
- Robert Moog
(Related: Design, Music, Work, Opportunity, Musicians, Reason, Training)

"The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Design, Country, Debt, Republican)

"In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Design, History, Values, Acting, Gold, Judgment)

"Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth."
- Marston Morse
(Related: Beauty, Earth, Infinity, Mathematics, Play, Result, Unconscious)

"The relationship between press and politician - protected by the Constitution and designed to be happily adversarial - becomes sour, raw and confrontational."
- Roger Mudd
(Related: Constitution, Press)

"We have said the first step was to designate the land, inform the owners. And the second would be to get the responses from the owners. And this will be openly done."
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: First, Land, Will)

"But I'm not crazy about the designers like Prada and Gucci. I hate going into designer stores."
- Samantha Mumba
(Related: Hate)

"So much of it is the design of the shot or the motion of the character; it's the work you do so that it has the same things that are in the movie. In just a few frames it's got to communicate something clearly and dramatically."
- Dennis Muren
(Related: Design, Work, Character)

"The corporate lobby in Washington is basically designed to stifle all legislative activity on behalf of consumers."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Corporate, Washington)

"Because Social Security is specifically designed to boost the retirement income of low earners with a progressive benefit formula, the program has played an enormous and necessary role in keeping Latinas out of poverty."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Formula, Income, Poverty, Retirement, Security)

"Today in America, we are trying to prepare students for a high tech world of constant change, but we are doing so by putting them through a school system designed in the early 20th Century that has not seen substantial change in 30 years."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Change, America, School, Students, Today, Trying, World, Years)

"Public schools were designed as the great equalizers of our society - the place where all children could have access to educational opportunities to make something of themselves in adulthood."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Society, Adulthood, Children, Public, Schools)

"The alternative minimum tax was designed to prevent the very wealthiest Americans from overusing certain tax benefits to avoid most of their tax burden."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Burden, Tax)

"Stargate by far is the top of the pile when it comes to Sci-Fi. The quality is great. They have really good writers, production design, lighting, wardrobe."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Design, Quality, Production, Writers)

"Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great."
- Enid Nemy
(Related: Building, Nations, Rank, United, Windows)

"I love the male body, it's better designed than the male mind."
- Andrea Newman
(Related: Love, Body, Mind)

"So if I want to buy a light in a shop and I don't find a light that I like, I think to myself what would I like? What would I like to buy? Then I started to imagine and design it for myself a lot of the time."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Time, Light, Want)

"People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Architecture, Design, People)

"So if I design it and then go away, it's still living somewhere and it still exists by itself without me."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Living)

"Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Art, Design, School, Sculpture, Study)

"I think it's really important to design things with a kind of personality."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Personality)

"Design schools are good, I guess, sometimes I visit schools, but they are very very limiting."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Schools, Visit)

"I was much more interested in making things than in designing them."
- Marc Newson
"It all has to do with art - writing, painting, things I've done for a long time but just never had enough time to pursue. I have poetry - things that are designed for songs, but they're always poems first."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: Art, Poetry, Time, First, Painting, Poems, Songs, Writing)

"I haven't done any building designs since the Loaf House."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Building)

"Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design, Control, Books)

"It is relatively easy to design for the perfect cases, when everything goes right, or when all the information required is available in proper format."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design, Information, Right)

"Also note that invariably when we design something that can be used by those with disabilities, we often make it better for everyone."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design)

"I prefer design by experts - by people who know what they are doing."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design, People, Experts)

"Everyday people are not very good designers."
- Donald Norman
(Related: People)

"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
(Related: People, Environment, Question)

"In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design, Opinion)

"User-centered design means working with your users all throughout the project."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design, Project)

"Our political institutions work remarkably well. They are designed to clang against each other. The noise is democracy at work."
- Michael Novak
(Related: Work, Democracy)

"Silly sitcoms are designed to attract juveniles of all ages."
- John J. O'Connor
(Related: Silly)

"Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."
- George Orwell
(Related: Appearance, Language, Lies, Murder, Sound, Wind)

"The future lies in designing and selling computers that people don't realize are computers at all."
- Adam Osborne
(Related: Computers, People, Selling, Future, Lies)

"Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Education, Facts)

"The Renaissance of the fifteenth century was, in many things, great rather by what it designed that by what it achieved."
- Walter Pater
"Cliches about supporting the troops are designed to distract from failed policies, policies promoted by powerful special interests that benefit from war, anything to steer the discussion away from the real reasons the war in Iraq will not end anytime soon."
- Ron Paul
(Related: War, Cliches, End, Iraq, Troops, Will)

"There is a group of individuals who are radical jihadists. We need to call them by name. They believe it is OK to kill people in the name of their religion. It is not all of Islam. It is not all Muslims. But there is a subgroup who believe it is OK. In fact, it is their plan and design to kill people."
- Tim Pawlenty
(Related: Design, Religion, People, Islam, Fact, Name, Radical)

"No state, furthermore, unless it has aggressive military designs such as those which consumed Nazi leaders in the thirties, is likely to divert to defense any more of its resources and wealth and energy than seems necessary."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Wealth, Defense, Energy, Leaders, Military, State)

"My favorite designers are Levi Strauss and Fruit of the Loom."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Favorite)

"Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures."
- Tom Peters
(Related: Design, Quality, Improvement, Manufacturing)

"Design is so critical it should be on the agenda of every meeting in every single department."
- Tom Peters
(Related: Design, Meeting)

"I mean, I think about it, but I don't design my record to get a certain public response."
- Liz Phair
(Related: Design, Public)

"The bottom line is how do we best provide for the security of the traveling public in light of a determined enemy who is adept at constructing well-designed, well-concealed devices which would not show up in a walk-through metal detector? We're trying to employ the best technology to identify any possible threat."
- John Pistole
(Related: Technology, Enemy, Light, Public, Security, Traveling, Trying)

"I'd like to design something like a city or a museum. I want to do something hands on rather than just play golf which is the sport of the religious right."
- Brad Pitt
(Related: Design, Golf, Play, Religious, Right, Want)

"Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we've designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Energy, Land)

"You go down some street - no doubt it's there, and we have to do something about it, and our programmes are designed to do that - but if that's a picture of Newcastle, it's not the one I recognise and I bet none in the North East do either."
- John Prescott
(Related: Doubt)

"As I say, the Animals had a particular concept of themselves as a band. There was an anarchic spirit in it, which was being flattened by commercial designs, attitudes, and needs."
- Alan Price
(Related: Animals, Being, Needs, Spirit)

"The devil himself had probably redesigned Hell in the light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts."
- Anthony Price
(Related: Devil, Hell, Information, Light)

"I started working on OpenBSD, and many earlier projects, because I have always felt that vendor systems were not designed for quality."
- Theo de Raadt
(Related: Quality, Projects)

"Simply put, I believe we should not seek the lowest common denominator when it comes to wilderness and saddle a wilderness designation with exceptions, exclusions, and exemptions."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Wilderness)

"Wilderness designations should not be the result of a quid pro quo. They should rise or fall on their own merits."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Result, Wilderness)

"Madam Speaker, I have spent more than half my life as a member of the Resources Committee. In that time I have supported numerous wilderness designations. In fact, I cannot recall ever opposing a wilderness bill."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Life, Time, Committee, Fact, Wilderness)

"Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful."
- Dieter Rams
(Related: Design)

"Providing, meaning to a mass of unrelated needs, ideas, words and pictures - it is the designer's job to select and fit this material together and make it interesting."
- Paul Rand
(Related: Ideas, Job, Meaning, Needs, Words)

"Design is everything. Everything!"
- Paul Rand
(Related: Design)

"Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated."
- Paul Rand
(Related: Design, Art, Aesthetics, Content)

"Once the product's task is known, design the interface first; then implement to the interface design."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Design, First)

"So that ideas of sort of relaxed symmetry have been something for years that I have been concerned with because I think that symmetry is a neutral shape as opposed to a form of design."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Design, Ideas, Years)

"If we don't have accurate information, if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another, we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq."
- Jack Reed
(Related: Design, Truth, Policy, Information, Iraq, Will)

"Modern instruments were designed to throw sound all in one direction."
- Marc Ribot
(Related: Direction, Sound)

"If there are flaws they are in ourselves, and our task therefore must be one not of redesign but of renewal and reaffirmation, especially of the standards in which all of us believe."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Flaws)

"Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Justice, Name, World)

"Luck is the residue of design."
- Branch Rickey
(Related: Design, Luck)

"At least for the people who send me mail about a new language that they're designing, the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler."
- Dennis Ritchie
(Related: People, Advice, Language, Mail)

"I had redesigned my entire amplifier system for this tour because airlines are very strict now."
- Lee Ritenour
(Related: Now)

"My biggest role as director on the film is keeping a sense of the overview - how to cast the movie and shoot it in such a way that it will cut together. And how to design the style and tone."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Design, Film, Sense, Style, Will)

"I do love DVD and I've always taken them seriously. You know, on the Austin things, we really put a ton of work into them because there's so much design involved. And in this one, we thought a lot about it and what could go in."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Design, Love, Work, Thought)

"Modern Carpet Designs may provide endless entertainment for your guests."
- William Heath Robinson
(Related: Entertainment, Guests, May)

"Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Design, Men, Truth, Chance)

"Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Design, Art, Sense)

"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Design, Life)

"Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Design, Happiness, Future, Present)

"I'm a hardcore gamer and would never let you down by designing a crappy title."
- John Romero
"It is very important to lead the field and innovate in game design."
- John Romero
(Related: Design)

"We are at the point where game designers have become celebrities due to the size of the market they serve."
- John Romero
"I completely love playing and designing games and always will. I am so into games that I listen to game music all day. That may sound strange, but you can guarantee I'm a hardcore gamer and would never let you down by designing a crappy title."
- John Romero
(Related: Love, Music, Day, Games, May, Sound, Will)

"There are already a lot of devices in our lives that have rich text or the ability to handle graphics. Our devices are designed to be understood in less than a quarter of a second."
- David Rose
(Related: Ability)

"The values to which the conservative appeals are inevitably caricatured by the individuals designated to put them into practice."
- Harold Rosenberg
(Related: Values, Conservative, Practice)

"I majored in fashion design in school, and I have always wanted to design my own line of clothing, jewelry, and stuff like that; so this was just a step for me in that direction."
- Diana Ross
(Related: Design, Direction, Fashion, School)

"Just look at all the awards shows now. It has turned into a catwalk. You have to be wearing a certain designer, a certain dress, and everyone's critiquing."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: Awards, Dress, Now)

"If you decide to design your own language, there are thousands of sort of amateur language designer pitfalls."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Design, Language)

"For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind."
- James Rouse
(Related: Design, Belief, Purpose, Improvement, Mankind, Planning, Years)

"Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them."
- Henry Norris Russell
(Related: Men, Nature, Dreams, Confidence, Future, Order, Universe, Will)

"I always thought that there was going to be life after baseball, and so I designed that in my life I would have other interests after baseball that I would be able to step into. And I didn't realize the grip that baseball had on me and on my family."
- Nolan Ryan
(Related: Family, Life, Thought, Baseball)

"And when I went to Houston, they had a conditioning coach by the name of Gene Coleman. And that was the first time I had gone to an organization that had a program with a weight room and designed specifically for pitchers."
- Nolan Ryan
(Related: Time, Coach, First, Houston, Name, Weight)

"We need to reclaim our American system of limited government, low taxes, reasonable regulations, and sound money, which has blessed us with unprecedented prosperity. And it has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Money, American, Help, Poor, Prosperity, Sound, Taxes)

"We enjoy sailing small boats, two of which I have designed and built myself."
- Martin Ryle
(Related: Boats)

"The ultimate triumph of philosophy would be to cast light upon the mysterious ways in which Providence moves to achieve the designs it has for man."
- Marquis de Sade
(Related: Light, Man, Philosophy, Providence)

"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Nothing, Perfection)

"I chose to deal with the science of cryptography. Cryptography began in mathematics. Codes were developed, even from Caesar's time, based on number theory and mathematical principles. I decided to use those principles and designed a work that is encoded."
- James Sanborn
(Related: Science, Work, Time, Mathematics, Principles, Theory)

"Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors."
- George Santayana
(Related: Design, Eccentricity, Paradise, Heresy, Hobbies, Individuality)

"You get to say, 'Here's my philosophical idea about what the costume should like,' and the costume designer comes and gives you choices and sometimes they're all good, and I say, 'What do you think?' and they pick the right thing."
- John Sayles
(Related: Idea, Choices, Right)

"You know it's my job to visualize, what is literal or audible, so I designed all the characters, and I designed what they do and how they should do it and so on."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Job)

"The New Testament evinces its universal design in its very, style, which alone distinguishes it from all the literary productions of earlier and later times."
- Philip Schaff
(Related: Design, Literary, New testament, Style)

"But even race-neutral policies and recruitment efforts designed to achieve greater diversity are, in the end, not race neutral."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Diversity, End, Race)

"The most dangerous area where our laws are not being faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect Americans against the millions of aliens who enter our country illegally every year."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Americans, Being, Country, Laws)

"I don't like the designated hitter. A guy who plays should be able to catch and hit."
- Marge Schott
"If you compare my character to the others, they were sexy with designer clothes. I had the nerdy outfit."
- Izabella Scorupco
(Related: Character, Clothes)

"Our covering ministry is Challenge for Christ ministries, and Travel the Road was solely our mission arm, designed to expose people to what missions are, then connect them with agencies that send people out."
- Michael Scott
(Related: Travel, People, Challenge, Christ, Mission, Road)

"Good design doesn't date."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Design)

"Ultimately we may still ask, why can't humans design a perfect society?"
- Robert Shea
(Related: Design, Society, May)

"Just as predatory animals follow a similar general design and behave in similar ways, so organizations, especially those in competition with one another, must follow certain design principles if they are to succeed and prevail."
- Robert Shea
(Related: Design, Animals, Competition, Principles, Succeed)

"Now the whole point about machines is they are designed not to be random. When you call up a word processing program on your computer, you don't want it to be different every time you call it up. You want it to stay the same."
- Rupert Sheldrake
(Related: Time, Computer, Machines, Now, Want, Word)

"We worked with the engineers in the design and construction and testing phases in those various areas, then we would get back together at the end of the week and brief each other as to what had gone on."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Design, End, Testing)

"And I think that still is true of this business - which is basically research and development - that you probably spend more time in planning and training and designing for things to go wrong, and how you cope with them, than you do for things to go right."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Business, Time, Development, Planning, Research, Right, Training, Wrong)

"They sit there in committees day after day, And they each put in a color and it comes out gray. And we all have heard the saying, which is true as well as witty, That a camel is a horse that was designed by a committee."
- Allan Sherman
(Related: Committee, Day, Saying, Witty)

"Through no divine design or cosmic plan, we have inherited the mantle of life's caretaker on the earth, the only home we have ever known."
- Michael Shermer
(Related: Design, Home, Life, Earth)

"The magnificent army that fought in Desert Storm is a great army, and it still is a magnificent army today. But it was one we designed for the Cold War, and the Cold War has been over for ten years now."
- Eric Shinseki
(Related: War, Army, Now, Today, Years)

"You're telling the story, creating the sets, doing the lighting, the designing, and establishing the pace."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
"The committee's work is not about whether or how we should pay reparations. That was never the intent nor will the payment of reparations be the outcome. This is an effort designed to involve the campus community in a discovery of the meaning of our past."
- Ruth J. Simmons
(Related: Work, Committee, Community, Discovery, Effort, Meaning, Past, Will)

"Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Architecture, Design, Business, Engineering, Medicine, Painting)

"The engineer, and more generally the designer, is concerned with how things ought to be - how they ought to be in order to attain goals, and to function."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Goals, Order)

"The proper study of mankind is the science of design."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Design, Science, Mankind, Study)

"Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Action)

"The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose."
- William E. Simon
(Related: Purpose, Tax, Nation)

"For a variety of reasons, I believe, the time is right to resolve many of the long standing and thorny land use, recreation, and wilderness designation issues in Central Idaho."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Time, Land, Recreation, Right, Variety, Wilderness)

"The gays like 'Project Runway' because it's a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It's a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That's just like the culture. We're not all into politics necessarily. We're more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she's so fabulous. I just think it's a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that's fun."
- Christian Siriano
(Related: Love, Politics, Design, Boys, Culture, Environment, Fashion, Fun, Gay, Pretty)

"It was something I was more interested in myself. When I went to see my sister dance at ballet, I was really into costumes and the arts, and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do. I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design."
- Christian Siriano
(Related: Design, Family, Sister, Dance, Ballet)

"I worked for UFA as a set designer, you know."
- Douglas Sirk
"I did not direct my life. I didn't design it. I never made decisions. Things always came up and made them for me. That's what life is."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Design, Life, Decisions)

"The cottage garden; most for use designed, Yet not of beauty destitute."
- Charlotte Smith
(Related: Beauty, Garden)

"I can't think of anything off the top of my head that seems more important than something designed to raise money to keep something going that keeps IV drug users from dying."
- Elliott Smith
(Related: Money, Dying)

"It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings, when Rome commenced her career of conquest, she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Time, Career, Conquest, Country, Kings, Rome)

"It would have been difficult to design a path out of communism worse than the one that has been followed."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Design, Communism)

"I dropped out of school for a semester, transferred to another college, switched to an art major, graduated, got married, and for a while worked as a graphic designer."
- James Green Somerville
(Related: Art, College, School)

"My mother wanted me off her hands. She was a working woman. She designed clothes, and she was a celebrity collector. It's my mother's ambition to be a celebrity."
- Stephen Sondheim
(Related: Mother, Ambition, Celebrity, Clothes, Woman)

"Markets are designed to allow individuals to look after their private needs and to pursue profit. It's really a great invention and I wouldn't under-estimate the value of that, but they're not designed to take care of social needs."
- George Soros
(Related: Care, Invention, Needs, Profit, Value)

"When we did Dynasty, it was the clothes. I think the clothes affected every woman around the world. I got so many letters, I think we made the designer a millionaire!"
- Aaron Spelling
(Related: Clothes, Letters, Woman, World)

"English is taking over the world. I just wrote a piece about it. And it's not by design. The United States dominates because it's the biggest market."
- Norman Spinrad
(Related: Design, English, states, United, World)

"I finished high school there and then I went to Rhode Island School of Design."
- Stephen Sprouse
(Related: Design, School)

"At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% - 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Design, Time, Clients, Company, Consulting, Help, Projects, Service)

"The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Technology, Time, Act, Balance, Harm, Right)

"I studied literature design and fashion design."
- Danielle Steel
(Related: Design, Fashion, Literature)

"It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it."
- Richard Steele
(Related: Design)

"I wear everything from hip-hop baggy pants to beautiful Armani dresses. I also like to mix vintage clothing with designer pieces."
- Julia Stiles
"We've had the same set designer and the same crew in many cases since 1972."
- Mink Stole
"I'm a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Work, Feelings, Pain)

"It is most necessary to avoid rusticity in any way, whether in material, design, or execution."
- George Edmund Street
(Related: Design, Execution)

"Stress is a designer ailment that many of the so-called afflicted suffer from with pride."
- Janet Street-Porter
(Related: Pride, Stress)

"After all, C++ isn't a perfect match for Java's design aims either."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: Design)

"The design of those commissioners, frigates and warlike force is directed rather against Long Island and these your Honors' possessions, than to the imagined reform of New England."
- Peter Stuyvesant
(Related: Design, EnglForce, Possessions, Reform)

"It worries me about our unwillingness to really address reforms and modernization in Medicare. This thing was designed 37 years ago. It has not evolved to keep pace with current medical technology."
- John Sununu
(Related: Medical, Technology, Years)

"It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Death, Evil, Mankind, Providence)

"I am aware of changes gradually taking place in my own designs as part of my thinking on this matter."
- Kenzo Tange
(Related: Thinking)

"Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long."
- Kenzo Tange
(Related: Nature)

"When drawings of the main buildings I have designed in the last five years are juxtaposed, the fact that they all involve the pursuit of certain configurations is obvious to anyone."
- Yoshio Taniguchi
(Related: Fact, Obvious, Pursuit, Years)

"If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Values, America, Class, Tax, Majority, Middle class)

"Invite the best and brightest to compete for a grand prize to come up with designs, including new zoning, building codes and so forth, for New Orleans that could make it safe from water, and let the state and city pick the plan that works best for Louisiana."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Building, State, Water)

"When we did concerts, we wanted them to be theatrical events - collaborations with designers, choreographers, and directors - because we thought traditional rock concerts were boring."
- Neil Tennant
(Related: Thought, Events)

"By means of tracing-paper I transfer my design to the wood and draw on that."
- John Tenniel
(Related: Design, Wood)

"Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist."
- Terence
(Related: Design, God)

"So I went for engineering, specifically product design, which I enjoyed."
- Debi Thomas
(Related: Design, Engineering)

"Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition."
- Freeman Thomas
(Related: Design, Honesty, Collaboration, Intuition, Questions)

"If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Design, Life, Certainty, Man)

"In my early days in Hollywood I tried to be economical. I designed my own clothes, much to my mother's distress."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Mother, Clothes, Hollywood)

"I would point out that the cultural advance of these people has been suppressed in the past and continues to be suppressed in the present by policies designed to keep them in ignorance."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: People, Ignorance, Past, Present)

"Throughout that period, Japan had made honest efforts to keep the destruction of war from spreading and, based on the belief that all nations of the world should find their places, had followed a policy designed to restore an expeditious peace between Japan and China."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Peace, War, Policy, Belief, Destruction, Nations, World)

"The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Freedom, Independence, Nations, United)

"There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Design, Computer, Film)

"IBM was the original contractor for much of the computer interface design on the film."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Design, Computer, Film)

"My particular aesthetic of light and color and design wouldn't change as a result of working with computer graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Change, Design, Computer, Light, Result)

"In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry."
- Ivanka Trump
(Related: Business, Design, Travel, Food, Life, World)

"The country's top chefs, designers, media personalities and businesses are part of this dynamic city. We know that Chicagoans are used to the highest standards."
- Ivanka Trump
(Related: Country, Media)

"As a director you have to be careful you don't over-design the film. You have to be careful that the period aspect does not take over."
- Stanley Tucci
(Related: Film)

"Beautiful Evidence is about the theory and practice of analytical design."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Design, Practice, Theory)

"I do believe that there are some universal cognitive tasks that are deep and profound - indeed, so deep and profound that it is worthwhile to understand them in order to design our displays in accord with those tasks."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Design, Deep, Order)

"The ranch was raw land when I bought it and, for better or worse, I have designed every aspect of it from the corrals, the arena, to the barn, to the house."
- Janine Turner
(Related: Land)

"Longhorns are unique - each and every one of them is a different color with a different design."
- Janine Turner
(Related: Design)

"Good designers can create normalcy out of chaos; they can clearly communicate ideas through the organizing and manipulating of words and pictures."
- Jeffery Veen
(Related: Ideas, Chaos, Words)

"I've been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is problem solving."
- Jeffery Veen
(Related: Design, Discipline)

"Clothes, thank God I can get them from designers."
- Patricia Velasquez
(Related: God, Clothes)

"Sometimes big designers are afraid that people won't recognize them if they change that much."
- Donatella Versace
(Related: Change, People)

"I like the body. I like to design everything to do with the body."
- Gianni Versace
(Related: Design, Body)

"The mers were also designed to reproduce only at long intervals, in order to maintain the natural balance of the environment in which they were placed."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Balance, Environment, Order)

"Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Design, Circumstances, Clouds, Fate, State, Visit)

"The newer homes did not sustain as much damage because they were built to better safety codes; they were better designed, higher wind loads for the roof. All of those facets made those homes sustain the storm a whole lot better."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Safety, Wind)

"Social Security is a plan that actually was designed in a much different time, in a different era, and with a different set of American demographics in mind."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Time, American, Mind, Security)

"Part of the redesign of FEMA is that they have so many people on standby, whether it is a retired nurse or a doctor who will take time off to go exactly where they are needed."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Time, People, Will)

"When I announced the development of Perl 6, I said it was going to be a community design. I designed Perl, myself. It's limited by my own brain power. So I wanted Perl 6 to be a community design."
- Larry Wall
(Related: Design, Power, Development, Community)

"Perl was designed to work more like a natural language. It's a little more complicated but there are more shortcuts, and once you learned the language, it's more expressive."
- Larry Wall
(Related: Work, Language)

"The ultimate end is a nation that lies under the concept of the Declaration of Indepen dence. The Declaration of Independence is such an extraordinary statement - it was designed by people skeptical of government, local or national, but in particular national."
- Malcolm Wallop
(Related: Government, People, End, Independence, Lies, Nation)

"I've been designing since I was 8. I started sketching dresses I could wear when skating. I was always involved in all aspects of skating, not just the technique, the choreography, the music, but the visual aspects, too - what I should wear."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Music)

"When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Design, Love, Wedding, Dance, Idea, Dress)

"All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Design, Body, Dancing, Thinking, Will, Woman, Years)

"There isn't a wife in the world who has not taken the exact measure of her husband, weighed him and settled him in her own mind, and knows him as well as if she had ordered him after designs and specifications of her own."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Wife, Husband, Measure, Mind, World)

"Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Business, Design, People)

"Good design is good business."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Business, Design)

"If a course needs to be in great condition to be played effectively, then the design strategy is flawed."
- Tom Watson
(Related: Design, Strategy, Needs)

"I became an art major, took every art class my school had to offer. In college, I majored in Advertising Art and Design."
- Len Wein
(Related: Art, Design, Advertising, Class, College, School)

"Not only the Archivist alone but all who work for NARA are designated custodians of America's national memory."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: Work, America, Memory)

"Solomon's temple also was designed to increase the attractiveness of the city of his residence."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: Temple)

"Memory is a magnet. It will pull to it and hold only material nature has designed it to attract."
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Nature, Memory, Will)

"But, having a perfume and license, in general, is a financial necessity. A designer must, to reap back the money spent on prototypes and all that sort of thing."
- Vivienne Westwood
(Related: Money, Financial, Necessity)

"You don't even have to leave your house: you do your work from your house; you can order anything you want from your house; you don't have to leave your chair. Everything's been designed so that you never leave your computer chair."
- Deryck Whibley
(Related: Work, Computer, Order, Want)

"The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution."
- Byron White
(Related: Design, Constitution, Court, Deals, Language, Law)

"You need to have a redesign because familiarity breeds a kind of complacency."
- Timothy White
(Related: Familiarity)

"I think in conventional magazine wisdom, you need to have a redesign every decade or so."
- Timothy White
(Related: Wisdom)

"Well, that's what it was bloody well designed to do, wasn't it?"
- Frank Whittle
"Having designed and built several clocks during my career it suddenly occurred to me that when you look at the face of a clock both hands have the same center."
- Kit Williams
(Related: Career, Clocks)

"As I was working I noticed that the way I designed the differential gearing actually created a spare drive that sat directly below the emperor's feet, or where they would be if he were to sit in the chariot."
- Kit Williams
(Related: Feet)

"I appreciate the sentiment that I am a popular woman in computer gaming circles; but I prefer being thought of as a computer game designer rather than a woman computer game designer. I don't put myself into gender mode when designing a game."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Thought, Being, Computer, Gender, Popular, Sentiment, Woman)

"It has been a long while since the United States had any imperialistic designs toward the outside world. But we have practised within our own boundaries something that amounts to race imperialism."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Race, states, United, World)

"Whether it was working on theatre sets or stage lighting, I didn't realize most all of the skills I was exposed to were going to come in handy later on when I became a designer."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Theatre)

"In two days, it's hard to to get the quality you would normally want for a design project."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Design, Quality, Project, Want)

"Throughout the country, I see the same design problems and solutions over and over."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Design, Country, Problems)

"I gave the couple a hint of a design that would work great with the bones of their home. They weren't ready for it, and they embarrassed themselves and that's too bad."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Design, Work, Home)

"Being in the design industry, I've tended to meet more people who are affected by HIV and AIDS."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Design, People, Being)

"I look at each episode in two ways - from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint - this is TV, after all. We usually succeed on at least one of the levels."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Design, Entertainment, Succeed)

"I'm opinionated. I always stick to my design plan. I don't waver."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Design)

"The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Government, People, Bosses, Democracy)

"I have never designed a language for its own sake."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Language)

"Clearly, programming courses should teach methods of design and construction, and the selected examples should be such that a gradual development can be nicely demonstrated."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Design, Development, Programming)

"But active programming consists of the design of new programs, rather than contemplation of old programs."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Design, Contemplation, Old, Programming)

"A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Experience, Logic, Magic, Thinking, Will)

"We've carried that over into the visual development as well. We've designed quite an exotic cast of characters, but the last thing we want is to dictate to the players how their PCs should look. What we want to do is inspire."
- Sam Wood
(Related: Development, Want)

"In the end, I hope there's a little note somewhere that says I designed a good computer."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Hope, Computer, End)

"My whole life had been designing computers I could never build."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Computers, Life)

"Steve Jobs didn't really set the direction of my Apple I and Apple II designs but he did the more important part of turning them into a product that would change the world. I don't deny that."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Change, Direction, Jobs, World)

"If I designed a computer with 200 chips, I tried to design it with 150. And then I would try to design it with 100. I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Design, Life, Computer)

"It would be nice to design a real briefcase - you open it up and it's your computer but it also stores your books."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Design, Books, Computer, Open)

"Some great people are leaders and others are more lucky, in the right place at the right time. I'd put myself in the latter category. But I'd never call myself a normal designer of anything."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Time, People, Leaders, Right)

"In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Design, Power, Time, Testing)

"Players like to know that they've discovered things that even the designers didn't know were in the game."
- Will Wright
"It's all in how you arrange the thing... the careful balance of the design is the motion."
- Andrew Wyeth
(Related: Design, Balance)

"In other words, each piece of the building must look as though it was designed for that particular building."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Building, Words)

"If you look at the buildings, you'll find that one part looks as if it was designed by one man, and you go around and look at another facade and it looks as if it was designed by another man, you see."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Man)

"Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Design, Wisdom, Thought, Action, Books, Conversation, Living, May, Nothing, Pride, Waste)

"Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Connection, May, Taste)

"There is fear as to whether Japan, reduced to such a predicament, could ever manage to pay reparations to certain designated Allied Powers without shifting the burden upon the other Allied Powers."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Fear, Burden)

"Just because something has tubes doesn't mean it's the best. I mean, tubes are obviously good, but the circuit of this thing is designed well and it sounds good."
- Dweezil Zappa
"The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Design, Computer)

"As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple: providing space at the right cost."
- Harry von Zell
(Related: Mission, Right, Space)