Quotes and Sayings about Media



"If the word gets out, if the perception exists that by speaking to a CBS journalist you are, therefore, inevitably, immediately speaking to the police, I don't think there's any doubt but that people won't talk. And, therefore, the public won't learn."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Perception, Doubt, Police, Public, Talk, Word)

"I think the best thing in cases of censorship or things like this is to get as much media as possible."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Censorship, Media)

"Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Admiration, Passion)

"On the Northern Ireland question, for instance, the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA, but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Information, Ireland, Irish, Media, Question, Right)

"I don't want to be involved in endless media gossip."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Gossip, Media, Want)

"The individual mirrors in his individuation the preordained social laws of exploitation, however mediated."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Exploitation, Laws)

"You have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: People, America, Entertainment, Majority, Media, World)

"In the immediate postwar years, the whole of Europe was in a recession. So first of all, it helped us step out of a recession; it gave a certain amount of speed to the economy. But that was the first step."
- Giovanni Agnelli
(Related: Economy, Europe, First, Years)

"One must let the play happen to one; one must let the mind loose to respond as it will, to receive impressions, to sense rather than know, to gather rather than immediately understand."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Mind, Play, Sense, Will)

"There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education."
- Buzz Aldrin
(Related: Education, Health, Life, Choices, Comfort, Investment, Responsibility)

"When we come to images or memories or thoughts, speculation, while always closely related to practice, is more explicit, and it is in fact not immediately obvious that such processes can be described in any sense as practical."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Thoughts, Fact, Memories, Obvious, Practice, Sense)

"We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion."
- Fred Allen
(Related: History, Time, Age, Comedy, First, Jokes, Living, Machine)

"When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Goal, Attention, Help, Media, Support)

"These kids understood what is not immediately obvious; that they were going to pay the bills for tax cuts that had been passed today or in the last 4 years, and for the war in Iraq, because essentially we are borrowing money to do those things."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Money, War, Borrowing, Tax, Iraq, Kids, Obvious, Tax cuts, Today, Years)

"Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Night)

"For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Family, Opportunity, Canada, Land, Relatives)

"I'm not a comedian. I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Funny, Actor)

"You say you're a comedian, you always have to be on guard."
- Anthony Anderson
"All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides."
- Judith Anderson
(Related: Nature, Work, Environment, Living, Spirit)

"One of the things I learned from working on the Olympics was, the world does not need another big multimedia show."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: World)

"I don't take compliments so well. I always hang my head and shuffle and kind of try to immediately forget."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Compliments, Forget)

"I was with a famous comedian when a young fan walked up and asked for an autograph. The comedian blew him off. I'll never forget the look on the young boy's face. He was devastated."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: Famous, Forget)

"I think that reality TV is so bad. It is a tool by the media to not make people think."
- Naveen Andrews
(Related: People, Media, Reality)

"National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Government, Criticism, Leaders, Media)

"The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Power, People, Light, Media, Support)

"You, the foreign media, have been the companion of my people in its long and painful journey to freedom."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: People, Freedom, Journey, Media)

"Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes, Media, Politicians, Present, Right, Style)

"Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: History, Technology, War, Blood, Information, Media, Military, Opinion, World)

"As we have seen, WikiLeaks is a robust organization. During my time in solitary confinement in the basement of a Victorian prison, we continue to release, our media partners continued to write stories. The important revelations from this material continue to come out. We have approximately 2,000 cables into 250,000."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Time, Media, Prison)

"What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Art, Food, Entertainment, Media, Popular)

"A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Art, Music, Poetry)

"On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Time, Exercise, May, Sea)

"It cannot take decades to resurrect, we must act immediately with purpose and enthusiasm to rebuild."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Enthusiasm, Purpose, Act)

"Mozart often wrote to his family that certain variations or sections of pieces were so successful that they had to be encored immediately, even without waiting for the entire piece to end."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Family, Successful, End, Waiting)

"I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media."
- Milton Babbitt
(Related: Music, Performance, Media, Public, Service, World)

"In our western civilization we have the glorious example, the great standard of perfection and the teachings of the Christ to guide us. He acts for us as Mediator between our personality and our Soul."
- Edward Bach
(Related: Soul, Civilization, Christ, Example, Perfection, Personality)

"Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Age, Work, Actor, Media)

"Indeed, whenever a new idea is developed, as for example ballooning, warfare immediately takes possession."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Idea, Example, Possession)

"They credited us with the birth of that sort of heavy metal thing. Well, if that's the case, there should be an immediate abortion."
- Ginger Baker
(Related: Abortion)

"Such a faith would be fatal to my reason, to my liberty, and even to the success of my undertakings; it would immediately transform me into a stupid slave, an instrument of the will and interests of others."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Faith, Success, Liberty, Reason, Will)

"Maybe I was 7 - I probably am exaggerating a little - and immediately was plunged into the fact that there was an official place to put your fantasies. Up until then I didn't know what I would do with them all. It was very exciting for me, and I began very, very early on."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Fact)

"There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: People, Country, Forget, Media, Now, Thinking)

"You know what, man? I don't have time to worry about what people think. I'm focused on the youth of America. I'm focused on the kids who are dressing like whores. Because that's the message in the media."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Time, People, America, Kids, Man, Media, Worry, Youth)

"Obviously there are times with acting when exactly what is required is just going through the motions, and when doing nothing is the best thing. But at other times, you have to make that leap beyond the immediate environment of people putting up lights on the set."
- Christian Bale
(Related: People, Acting, Environment, Nothing)

"We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home and let's get an understanding as to where all this is foolishness coming from. There are others who are putting things out there or throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping things built up in the media."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Home, Foolishness, Media, Understanding, Want)

"Here we are in the 70's when everything really is horrible and it really stinks. The mass media, everything on television everything everywhere is just rotten. You know it's just really boring and really evil, ugly and worse."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Evil, Media, Television, Ugly)

"I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

"I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Possibility, Animals, Concern, Energy, Feeling, Now, Years)

"The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Truth, Elections, Giving, May, Media, Temptation, Trouble)

"If I had had me for a student I would have thrown me out of class immediately."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Class)

"I don't know any astronauts. There are a lot of people who say they want to be comedians."
- Todd Barry
(Related: People, Comedians, Want)

"I thought they may have presumed too much knowledge of certain things for people who are not comedians. Like Montreal. A comic understands what it is and its importance, but someone else may not know about it."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Thought, People, Knowledge, Comedians, Importance, May)

"I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Will)

"The major media companies are significantly reducing their financial commitment to the motion picture sector."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Financial, Commitment, Media)

"The media can be a really strong vehicle."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Media)

"I think, first of all, you need to love what you're doing, and then this helps in the comedian for its part in everything-but the moment you enjoy what you're doing, you try to express yourself, to find your way, and every time is different, of course."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Love, Time, First)

"A literary journal is intended to connect writer with reader; the role of the editor is to mediate."
- John Barton
(Related: Literary, Writer)

"Today the Western powers and media want to domesticate us like sheep, to keep us tame and domesticated."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Media, Sheep, Today, Want)

"But the weakness comes from these Westernised co-opted Muslim leaders who just want to look good in the eyes of the West and Western media."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Muslim, Eyes, Leaders, Media, Want, Weakness)

"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)

"Anyone who attempts to relate his life loses himself in the immediate. One can only speak of another."
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Related: Life)

"When you mutilate movies for mass media, you tamper with the hearts and minds of America."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Movies, America, Media)

"Neither science, nor the politics in power, nor the mass media, nor business, nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Politics, Business, Power, Science, Control, Law, Media, Military)

"Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Life, Music, Spiritual)

"Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Life, Music, Spiritual)

"This fact immediately suggested a singular event - that at some time in the distant past the universe began expanding from an extremely small size. To many people this inference was loaded with overtones of a supernatural event - the creation, the beginning of the universe."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Time, People, Beginning, Creation, Fact, Past, Supernatural, Universe)

"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)

"A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately."
- Eleanor Robson Belmont
(Related: Car, Taste)

"Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures. The daily media add to this by cutting off the past. Which means that critical opinion is often orphaned in the present."
- John Berger
(Related: Media, Opinion, Past, Post, Present)

"In Holland and Spain and France, where so many of us come from, people aren't interested in the sex lives of their players. We don't hear these stories - even in Italy where the media is right on top of football."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Sex, People, Football, France, Italy, Media, Right, Spain)

"As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Education, Experience, Awareness)

"I was an actor before becoming a comedian."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Actor)

"Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Performance)

"I believe it is important for comedians to know who came before them."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Comedians)

"Don't hate the media, become the media."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Hate, Media)

"I support immediate financial assistance to the newly elected Palestinian president. Now, I don't know what those numbers will be, and I don't know how it's going to be framed."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Financial, Now, Numbers, President, Support, Will)

"Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Age, Life, Folly, Remorse, Sin, Youth)

"If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Man, Perfection, World)

"I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Family, Wife, Film, Kids, Moments, Sleep)

"We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther."
- Paul Biya
(Related: Future, Now)

"I wanted to be the perfect artist. I'd do three hours of media interviews a day, going to every radio station I could squeeze in. I'd sign autographs after the show until everybody left."
- Clint Black
(Related: Artist, Day, Media)

"I'm a mediator by training and inclination."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Training)

"Moveon is not a one-way broadcast media. The Internet, when used best, is a two-way media. We have a forum in which people can post comments and those comments can be rated. We get a sense of what people feel most passionately about."
- Joan Blades
(Related: People, Internet, Media, Post, Sense)

"If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out."
- William Blake
(Related: Doubt, Moon, Sun)

"Guys usually know immediately that I'm high-maintenance."
- Yasmine Bleeth
"I can imagine that the Iraqis undertake the destruction out of fear. If they had denied it, if they had said no, that certainly would have played into the hands of those that would like to take armed action immediately. I have no illusions in that regard."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Fear, Action, Destruction)

"I keep telling myself, don't get cocky. Give your services to the press and the media, be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while."
- Vida Blue
(Related: Baseball, Kids, Media, Press)

"Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social, political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy, and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often retaliation for an action of the United States."
- William Blum
(Related: People, Action, Hypocrisy, Injustice, Religious, states, Terrorism, United)

"My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante, George Burns, senior citizens."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Comedians, Favorite)

"With the internet, things are so much more immediate. People taste-test things to see if they want to buy the CD."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: People, Internet, Taste, Want)

"Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Justice, Quick, Service)

"I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Film, Media, Now, Writing)

"My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Peace, Actions, Brothers, Calculations, Country, Motives)

"While the level of support we can each provide certainly varies, it is very important at this time that we all do what we can to help our neighbors - not only our immediate neighbors here in Alabama, but those further away in Mississippi and Louisiana."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Time, Help, Neighbors, Support)

"In fact - statistically, as you know - people have done polls, research, and at least 80 percent or more or working media are liberal Democrats if they are involved with any party and certainly liberal in their philosophy."
- Pat Boone
(Related: People, Democrats, Fact, Liberal, Media, Party, Philosophy, Research)

"I got a job immediately after leaving high school; I was lucky - three dollars a week and all I could eat, working on a vegetable truck."
- Ernest Borgnine
(Related: Job, School)

"I think that the balance needs to be restored, and I would note that in the camp in which I am in, one finds libraries, universities, the Internet industry, the manufacturers of digital media, and consumers."
- Rick Boucher
(Related: Balance, Internet, Libraries, Media, Needs)

"I've had a little bad, bad media luck the new year. Well, apparently I'm dating Bill Clinton, which makes me nervous. I didn't know, though."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Dating, Luck, Media, New year)

"Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater. This is due to the usually small audience."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Art, Performance, Media, Taste, Theater)

"All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Fans, Ideals, Integrity, Media, Musicians)

"Sometimes, as a comedian, a line will come to you, that is so beautiful, so perfect, that you think: I did not create this line. This line belongs to all of us. Surely this is a line of God."
- Russell Brand
(Related: God, Will)

"Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books."
- Berke Breathed
(Related: Humor, Negative, Books, Children)

"In a more intellectually rigorous age, I wouldn't be talked about as a satirist at all. I would just be a topical comedian."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Age)

"Complainant received immediate lacerations of the credibility."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Credibility)

"Media, the plural of mediocrity."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Media, Mediocrity)

"It is clear that every immediate object of our senses both exists and is real in the primary meaning of these terms so long as we remain aware of the object."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Meaning, Senses)

"Eventually the story would spill over into the regular media."
- David Brock
(Related: Media)

"I've been interested in watching the level of conservative misinformation that circulates through the media."
- David Brock
(Related: Conservative, Media)

"Media reporting denied privacy to anybody doing what I do for a living. It was no longer possible to work on your picture in privacy."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Work, Living, Media, Privacy)

"Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Being, Buying, Credit, Day)

"Perhaps most ridiculous of all is the suggestion that we 'keep' our radioactive garbage for the use of our descendants. This 'solution', I think, requires an immediate poll of the next 20,000 generations."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Generations)

"In the beginning, the media was calling me a bad boy all the time because of the way I act and feel onstage. None of them have ever taken the time to get to know me when I climb offstage."
- Bobby Brown
(Related: Time, Act, Beginning, Media)

"Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Control, Corporations, Entertainment, Media, Politicians, Thinking)

"Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Experience, Power, Control, Community, Ego, Media, Police)

"Tell us exactly - certainly our listeners - why does it appear that some folks, certainly in the Democratic Party and in the news media - seem to be afraid of you?"
- Tony Brown
(Related: Media, News, Party)

"The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds."
- Lenny Bruce
"From the subtle to the extreme, our culture and our values are under unrelenting attack from the media."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Values, Culture, Extreme, Media)

"Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Action, Control, Media, Prevention, Service)

"Nearly every coach I've talked with tells me that the attention you get from media and other people is the thing you miss most. I don't know if that's right."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: People, Attention, Coach, Media, Right)

"But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Peace, Policy, Genocide, Media, Russia, Zone)

"Unfortunately, the media, which are not at all reluctant to act in their own self-interest, have succeeded in equating reform in the public mind with further restrictions on just about everyone else's freedom of political speech."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Act, Freedom, Media, Mind, Public, Reform, Self, Speech)

"The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Corruption, Court, Media, Talk)

"It was OK for the media to pursue Former President Clinton year after year for lying about a private, consensual sexual affair, but we have five justices who committed one of the biggest crimes in American History, and it ceased to be a big story."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: History, American, Lying, Media, President)

"What ever our wandering our happiness will always be found within a narrow compass, and in the middle of the objects more immediately within our reach."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Happiness, Will)

"It was necessary to bluff the Japanese camp commanders, with whatever authority I could muster, that I had come officially to ensure that the surrender terms were being complied with and that living conditions for the POWs were being immediately improved."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: Authority, Being, Commanders, Living, Surrender)

"The mass media in the days of newspapers and television it's hard to be able to find a story that's about just what you're interested in at the time you're interested in it."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Time, Media, Newspapers, Television)

"The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its 'product' cannot be turned out on an assembly line."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Dreams, Work, Advertising, Deals, Needs)

"In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience."
- John Burns
(Related: Men, Work, Courage, Ability, Opposition)

"I like working on stage because there's something very immediate about it, that interaction with an audience where you immediately hear their reaction, or feel them, whether they're with you."
- Saffron Burrows
"I don't know what it was, maybe the movie theaters in my immediate surrounding neighbourhood in Burbank, but I never saw what would be considered A movies."
- Tim Burton
(Related: Movies)

"Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which is an immersive medium."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Connection, Film, Media)

"My greatest hope was to get discovered as a comedian and get on a sitcom."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Hope)

"I think there are a lot of reasons to be critical of the media in America."
- Laura Bush
(Related: America, Media)

"Maybe it is the media that has us divided."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Media)

"Sexual harassment law is very important. But I think it would be a mistake if the sexual harassment law movement is the only way in which feminism is known in the media."
- Judith Butler
(Related: Mistake, Feminism, Law, Media)

"Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Americans, Information, Media, Order, Reform, Security)

"The real problem that I think those of us who are evangelicals and Democrats have to face up to is that the political right controls the religious media."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Democrats, Media, Religious, Right)

"When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show; it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Honor)

"I wanted to do a show based on what my life would be like if I had never become a comedian."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Life)

"Now for my own case, I bless the Lord that, for all that hath been said of me, my conscience doth not condemn me. I do not say I am free of sin, but I am at peace with God through a slain Mediator; and I believe that there is no salvation but only in Christ."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Peace, God, Christ, Conscience, Now, Salvation, Sin)

"There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past."
- George Carlin
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"We are aware that many national farm organizations are putting forth various plans to provide both short- and long-term relief to our nation's agricultural producers. While we believe long-term solutions are essential, the current situation demands a more immediate response."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: Nation)

"I didn't really want to be a comedian."
- Allan Carr
(Related: Want)

"A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere."
- Allan Carr
(Related: Blame, Comedians, Will, Wrong)

"I don't think that there are very many good writers who don't live without a sense of tension. If they haven't got one immediately available to them, then they usually manage to manufacture it in their private lives."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Sense, Tension, Writers)

"I didn't plan on being a comedian. I didn't plan on getting married and I didn't plan on having kids, but I did all those things."
- Rodney Carrington
(Related: Being, Kids)

"Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Meditation, Photography)

"That's why modern corporate movie making has become so laborious that comedians are kind of kicked out by 50."
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Comedians, Corporate)

"As I discovered, even the governor of a major state who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at his party's convention without the national media protesting it."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Hearing, Media, Party, State)

"The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere."
- Michel De Certeau
(Related: Information, Media, News, Now, Silence, Statistics)

"After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: First)

"All countries should immediately now activate their pandemic preparedness plans. Countries should remain on high alert for unusual outbreaks of influenza-like illness and severe pneumonia."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Countries, Illness, Now)

"Often, what you see in the media is driven by economic forces."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Media)

"In certain areas where the media are still controlled, the changes have come to a halt, which is a very frustrating situation. I would like the changes to take place throughout China."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Media)

"It would be interesting if this sitcom works, so I could be doing one thing all the time instead of going back and forth between all this different media which I sort of thrive on, I'm a bit of a moving target in that way."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Time, Media)

"We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives. It's supposed to help us communicate, but it has the opposite effect of isolating us."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Technology, Effect, Help, Media)

"A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed."
- Alexander Chase
"Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Media, Press, Stars, Television)

"Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature - and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it."
- Lynne Cheney
(Related: Family, Nature, Boys, First, Flies, Girls, Human nature)

"The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect sense for a media company like ours to create a real content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world."
- Peter Chernin
(Related: Company, Content, Media, Sense, World)

"The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He's fighting for a group ethic of some sort."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Home, Family, Society, Fight, Fighting, Gain, Gold, May, Winter)

"I tried to become a family man. I got married, but it didn't work out. After 22 months we got an annulment. Then I married an Italian girl, which resulted in an immediate annulment. I had two annulments by the time I was 23."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Family, Time, Work, Man, Months)

"People have accepted the media's idea of what feminism is, but that doesn't mean that it's right or true or real. Feminism is not monolithic. Within feminism, there is an array of opinions."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: People, Idea, Feminism, Media, Opinions, Right)

"If our language, our programs, our creations are not strongly present in the new media, the young generation of our country will be economically and culturally marginalized."
- Jacques Chirac
(Related: Country, Language, Media, Present, Will)

"All I want is for people to listen to it with unbiased ears, and decide for themselves. I just don't want them to be dictated to by the media, or have preconceptions about it. If you like it, great. If you don't, fair enough."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: People, Media, Want)

"Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Media, Obedience)

"The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - "indoctrination," we might say - exercised through the mass media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Control, Media, states, United)

"The status quo and the media is doing everything it can to fry children's brains and make them grow up maladjusted."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Children, Media)

"Each university should have a Young Scholars' Committee. I became the chairman of this Committee, and immediately it was permitted to have this plan officially adopted."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Committee, University)

"In examining the CIA's past and present use of the U.S. media, the Committee finds two reasons for concern. The first is the potential, inherent in covert media operations, for manipulating or incidentally misleading the American public."
- Frank Church
(Related: American, Committee, Concern, First, Media, Misleading, Past, Potential, Present, Public)

"The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations."
- Frank Church
(Related: Credibility, Independence, May, Media, Press, Relationships)

"Each concession we make is accompanied by an inner diminution of which we are not immediately conscious."
- Emile M. Cioran
"'Authoring tools' are terrible; there is almost no software that can create closed captions for media players. And of course there is no training. TV captioning is bad enough, and this stuff is generally worse."
- Joe Clark
(Related: Media, Software, Tools, Training)

"We'd like to have immediate answers to all of our questions. I think medicine in particular. I found it frustrating as a physician sometimes to not be able to tell someone exactly why something was happening to them. There are still so many mysteries in medicine."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Answers, Medicine, Questions)

"If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Belief, Deeds, Future, Guidance, Open)

"My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Family, Politics, Religion, Sports, Media, Pretty, Style)

"I'm happy to say that I'm a lesbian in the world. I know there are people who don't want to be called women comedians, but I think it gives a path to the fact that we live in extremely patriarchal times."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Women, People, Comedians, Fact, Lesbian, Want, World)

"The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge hammer to smash a butterfly."
- Imogene Coca
(Related: People, Comedians, Satire, Trouble)

"There are works of literature whose influence is strong but indirect because it is mediated through the whole of the culture rather than immediately through imitation. Wordsworth is the case that comes to mind."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Culture, Imitation, Influence, Literature, Mind)

"When you come together with your other half, you immediately experience a sense of wholeness and completeness."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Experience, Sense)

"Initially, the site was favourably reviewed in a leading new media publication and the word spread."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Leading, Media, Word)

"My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions."
- Stanley Cohen
(Related: Work, Interest, Respect)

"You shouldn't listen to us at all if you're looking for information. We don't take ourselves seriously on any level; we're just comedians."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Comedians, Information)

"The fact that this is getting released, and people are just now hearing it, kind of tickles me. This is just awesome that the media is excited to talk to me and find out what's happening."
- Jessi Colter
(Related: People, Fact, Hearing, Media, Now, Talk)

"The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: War, Environment, World, World war, Years)

"As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Women, Honor, Inheritance)

"The message here was not about indeterminacy, nor about immediacy, but about the control of sounds right there in your environment, and the process of composition as long-term growth of interests within that sound complex."
- Tony Conrad
(Related: Control, Growth, Environment, Right, Sound)

"Once the violence has ceased, the US should immediately call on the World Bank and other international institutions to convene a donors conference to rebuild Lebanon's shattered infrastructure."
- John Conyers
(Related: Violence, World)

"I don't think anybody ever thought about the CIA meddling in internal affairs. The shock of the President's death called for an immediate investigation. It actually lay in the jurisdiction of Texas."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Death, Thought, Investigation, President)

"The show is a satire, which gives us freedom to do anything we want. Satire is the magic word that wipes away any culpability. The media is jealous of this freedom."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Freedom, Magic, Media, Satire, Want, Word)

"The Petersons have not come forward in the press. Apparently they feel the media bears a large responsibility for Scott's conviction. It may be a while before we hear anything from them."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Conviction, May, Media, Press, Responsibility)

"There's a lot of smoke being blown at you, but this is no new sport to me; I've been doing it a long time, I'm used to it and I see it coming immediately the minute it gets into our realm."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Time, Being)

"It was immediately clear to me that security was a cross-cutting issue, so rather than dividing the space up in parallel with each of the other areas, I wanted security cut across the areas in addition to having its own content."
- Steve Crocker
(Related: Content, Security, Space)

"Let it be immediately added, however, that this economic independence and prosperity has always been absolutely associated in the American mind with free political institutions."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: American, Independence, Mind, Prosperity)

"I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to have competition in the media, a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Competition, Democracy, Media)

"We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past."
- George Crook
(Related: Civilization, Country, Force, Laws, Past, Question, Shame, Will)

"But the myth of violent solutions as the ultimate solutions maintains itself in much of popular media."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Media, Myth, Popular)

"Some of the things you read you get an immediate reaction to so I've stopped reading things now. I do worry about my family though. Some people do try some nasty things to get at them and try and get a reaction from them."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: Family, People, Now, Reading, Worry)

"What I find sometimes that is tricky is if actors are using too much of their own life in a picture, in a scene, they get locked into a particular way to play the scene, and it lacks an immediacy."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Life, Actors, Play)

"The bizarre world of cards is a world of pure power politics where rewards and punishments are meted out immediately."
- Ely Culbertson
(Related: Politics, Power, Bizarre, Cards, World)

"John was the smartest and most amazing comedian I've ever worked with. I think more than teaching me about acting or comedy, he taught me about life and the love of people and respect of people."
- Kaley Cuoco
(Related: Life, Love, People, Acting, Comedy, Respect, Teaching)

"I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Time, Control, Selling, Books, Media, Writer)

"Good actors can sort of see into people and immediately you have a chemistry with them or not. It's like an affair with no mess."
- John Cusack
(Related: People, Actors)

"I think good actors can sort of see into people and immediately you have a chemistry with them or not. It's like an affair with no mess. You don't actually consummate it, but you get to pretend, imagine what it would be like."
- John Cusack
(Related: People, Actors)

"The whole thing was done for internal political reasons to galvanize and unify the country against the Americans, and if they hadn't had that immediate opportunity they would have found another one."
- Lloyd Cutler
(Related: Opportunity, Americans, Country)

"The appearance of the bones of quadrupeds, especially those of complete bodies in the strata, tells us either that the layer itself which carries them was in earlier times dry land or that dry land was at least formed in the immediate area."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Appearance, Land)

"I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Ugliness)

"However, I'm at a very comfortable place in my career and celebrity, in that I don't have to audition as extensively as I used to for roles but yet I'm not immediately recognizable."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Career, Celebrity)

"I wish the Libertarian Party would get more play in the media but they don't."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Media, Party, Play)

"Normally, I name my characters after famous comedians."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: Comedians, Famous, Name)

"A comedian's body is funny as well as his mind being funny, his whole personage is funny."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Funny, Being, Body, Mind)

"I think Flip Wilson is a brillant comedian."
- Bobby Darin
"I have worked with a great many comedians as opposed to comics, although I have worked with comics as well, I make the distinction."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Comedians)

"I wanted to make a living, but I really was not interested in money at all. I was interested in being a great comedian."
- Larry David
(Related: Money, Being, Living)

"I guess I still feel that I'm a comedian; if I had to pick one thing that I feel like I could do, it would be that. That doesn't mean that I like it, but I feel that's what I am."
- Larry David
"Everyone wants immediate success, immediate celebrity, and that doesn't produce what used to be artists."
- Colin R. Davis
(Related: Success, Artists, Celebrity)

"We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, color or creed and we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Love, Brothers, Production, Race, Workers)

"Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone's right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Marriage, Court, Media, Right)

"I started working out with a trainer and I immediately saw results."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Results)

"Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Beauty, Effort, Enjoyment, Senses)

"These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Leaders, Opinion, Political leaders, Result, State)

"I think I was immediately fed, so food became a very important part of my life."
- Dom DeLuise
(Related: Food, Life)

"We are all mediators, translators."
- Jacques Derrida
"The first problem of the media is posed by what does not get translated, or even published in the dominant political languages."
- Jacques Derrida
(Related: First, Media)

"There're so many things I want to do, like become more media savvy. I am too lazy. But I'm making an effort."
- Ajay Devgan
(Related: Effort, Media, Want)

"The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Hope, Possibility, Afghanistan, Books, Iraq, Learning, Media)

"I've never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately. It's been a much slower process for me each time I've gone into a relationship."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Time)

"You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,' then your body says, 'Who me?'"
- Joe DiMaggio
(Related: Body)

"Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: Life, Reward)

"I'm confident that, were I mayor, I would do some things differently than he has. But I think there's a world of difference between him and his immediate predecessor."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Difference, World)

"I love Nautilus and stretching. The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue."
- Donna Dixon
(Related: Love, Motivation, Results)

"But since we've been fighting for first or second place, it's grabbed the media's attention. I enjoy racing them. They are a good team and when you beat them it's something to be proud of."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Attention, Fighting, First, Media, Racing)

"The media only wants to get the view of the flaming radicals because they make better copy than those of us who are more sensible. I'm a feminist and I think I've done a lot of good."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: Media)

"Despite recent media reports that have clouded, or even misrepresented, the facts, there is compelling evidence that al-Qaida and Iraq have been linked for more than a decade."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Facts, Iraq, Media)

"I was tweaked by the idea of Superman immediately."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Idea)

"It used to be you did TV or you did film. Now it's like a media blitz."
- Stephen Dorff
(Related: Film, Media, Now)

"So this is all part of a free society. People are entitled to hold whatever view they want, and the media can report things how they wish."
- Alexander Downer
(Related: Society, People, Media, Want)

"The basic parts, the start-up molecules, can be supplied in abundance and don't have to be made by some elaborate process. That immediately makes things simpler."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Abundance)

"Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Work, Hard work, Intentions)

"The media is comparable to government-probably passes government in raw power."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Government, Power, Media)

"I cover media people the way they cover politicians."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: People, Media, Politicians)

"Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests."
- David Duke
(Related: Government, Goal, American, Media, Race, Separation)

"I still have highs and lows, just like any other person. What's missing is the lack of control over the super highs, which became destructive, and the super lows, which are immediately destructive."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Control)

"Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did."
- Jimmy Durante
(Related: Politics, Comedians)

"I'm glad Reagan is president. Of course, I'm a professional comedian."
- Will Durst
(Related: President)

"The cultural contrast I saw between religions... Catholics have a lot of mediators, going through saints and Mary or whatever. Protestants in general say things to God directly."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: God, Contrast, Saints)

"Digital media has destroyed much of the magic and mystery of the medium."
- John Dyer
(Related: Magic, Media, Mystery)

"I really enjoy squeezing out a big lump of paint directly onto the canvas and leaving it; fresh, immediate and sometimes shocking."
- John Dyer
"There are sometimes problems for which there is no immediate solution, and there are sometimes problems for which there is no solution."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Problems, Solution)

"The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Nature, Character, Fire, Spiritual, Water, Wind)

"The aim of the tests carried on with these syllable series was, by means of repeated audible perusal of the separate series, to so impress them that immediately afterward they could voluntarily be reproduced."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Tests)

"Ideas which have been developed simultaneously or in immediate succession in the same mind mutually reproduce each other, and do this with greater ease in the direction of the original succession and with a certainty proportional to the frequency with which they were together."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Ideas, Certainty, Direction, Mind)

"I care more about telly because it made me an actor and there's a much more immediate response to TV. You can address the political or cultural fabric of your country."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Actor, Care, Country)

"And you see many people just turning away from these channels of mass media, and they're just turning in to alternative providers, because they just see what's happening."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: People, Media)

"Performers like Tommy Cooper, who are always getting things wrong, are much more endearing than comedians who are sassy and smart."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: Comedians, Wrong)

"She claimed she loved the camera, its warmth, its familiarity. She responded to its naked glare, its slavish attention to every expression of her face and body, with the kind of immediacy a trusted lover could expect."
- Anne Edwards
(Related: Attention, Body, Expression, Familiarity)

"An office occupation is another example as not only douse it disrupt the activities of the organization it also can raise the media profile of the campaign."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Example, Media, Occupation, Office)

"While mainstream media is led by profit, ratings and popularist culture and filtered by the current political climate, Alternative Media is lead solely by the convictions of the campaign and film maker."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Climate, Culture, Film, Media, Profit)

"The most important and urgent appeal we have to make is for an immediate cease-fire. Initial reports from the cease-fire talks being held in N'Djamena in Chad are not very encouraging."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Encouraging, Being)

"Secondly, the Government of Sudan should commit to the disarmament and control of the Janjaweed militia and ensure that the targeting of civilians ceases immediately."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Government, Control)

"People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Love, People, Results, Wood)

"We now have the right to have immediate, unfettered access to any site in Iraq and we have the right to interview people, both inside and outside Iraq."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: People, Iraq, Now, Right)

"The fact that that's the difference between Mexicans and Cubans is pronounced. It's so immediately recognizable, the way a Cuban speaks, the way a Cuban moves the hands."
- Hector Elizondo
(Related: Difference, Fact)

"Mass media provides the essential link between the individual and the demands of the technological society."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Society, Media)

"It is the emergence of mass media which makes possible the use of propaganda techniques on a societal scale."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Media, Propaganda)

"There's so much stuff said about me that's not true, so now if something is hurtful and wrong, I send an e-mail or letter immediately, saying, This is not true."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: Now, Saying, Wrong)

"When I got the phrase media whore thrown in my face last year, I thought, Oh my God, if you only knew."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: God, Thought, Media)

"The desire to get married, which - I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again."
- Nora Ephron
(Related: Women, Desire, Regret)

"There is an increasing awareness of the interrelatedness of things. We are becoming less prone to accept an immediate solution without questioning its larger implications."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Awareness, Questioning, Solution)

"I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities of trying out all conceivable reactions with them, some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house, frightening my parents."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Leading, Parents, Possibilities, Trying)

"The belief that we are what the media says we are, what people perceive we are, is soon to be what we think we are. We are treated based on this warped perception. It is hard to get away from it."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: People, Belief, Perception, Media)

"During the final two weeks of training, our students work simulated game situations in which our staff members role-play as players, managers, and coaches. They are given immediate feedback following each camp game."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Work, Coaches, Managers, Students, Training)

"General Reynolds immediately found himself engaged with a force which greatly outnumbered his own, and had scarcely made his dispositions for the action when he fell, mortally wounded, at the head of his advance."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Action, Force)

"They said I was a married mother of two but the record sounded like an indie album and they didn't know how to market it! This country is incredibly sexist, as is the music and media industry."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Music, Mother, Country, Media)

"The head of a ship however has not always an immediate relation to her name, at least in the British navy."
- William Falconer
(Related: Name, Navy)

"War is something Arafat sends others to do for him. That is, the poor souls who believe in him. This pompous incompetent caused the failure of the Camp David negotiations, Clinton's mediation."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: War, Failure, Poor)

"I think it's pretty obvious to most people that Napster is not media specific, but I could see a system like Napster evolving into something that allows users to locate and retrieve different types of data other than just MP3s or audio files."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: People, Media, Obvious, Pretty)

"But I just really think there is a natural extension into other types of media because it's an excellent system for reliably locating and retrieving content."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Content, Media)

"Nobody has ever built a reliable peer-to-peer service, where people can really access all the music they want in one location,... Once I got it into my head, I couldn't imagine the media space without one."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Music, People, Media, Service, Space, Want)

"And then in 1956 or 1957 my family went over to Europe and I moved over with them, and immediately people in Europe thought my perspective on that issue was 100% correct."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Family, Thought, People, Europe, Perspective)

"You want to come home from a tournament with a winner's medal. That's not the fans or the media putting us under pressure, that's the pressure we put ourselves under."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: Home, Fans, Media, Pressure, Want)

"To those who do not love God, all things must work together immediately for pain and torment, until, by means of the tribulation, they are led to salvation at last."
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte
(Related: Love, Work, God, Pain, Salvation)

"Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other."
- Eugene Field
(Related: Thought, Ideas, Extreme)

"The notion of a neutral, mainstream national media gained dominance only in World War II and in its aftermath, when what turned out to be a temporary moderate consensus came to govern the country."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: War, Country, Media, World, World war)

"It's hard to know now who, if anyone, in the media has any credibility."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Credibility, Media, Now)

"A political party is dying before our eyes-and I don't mean the Democrats. I'm talking about the mainstream media, which is being destroyed by the opposition."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Being, Democrats, Dying, Eyes, Media, Opposition, Party, Talking)

"Most of the media... is positioning the merger with Compaq and the recent actions by Walter Hewlett and David Packard as a fight between the past and the future."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Actions, Fight, Future, Media, Past)

"The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Bosses, Disaster, Film, Media, Press, Succeed, Television)

"I was up until all hours of the night, listening to stories, meeting great old comedians."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Comedians, Listening, Meeting, Night, Old)

"Madonna is a pro. I don't like her and have no respect for her but- I don't think she should be called a musician or a dancer or whatever you know, but I do have, well I do have respect for her ability to completely manipulate the media and have them work for her."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Work, Ability, Media, Respect)

"Genius is immediate, but talent takes time."
- Janet Flanner
(Related: Time, Talent, Genius)

"If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Vision, Future, Genocide, Leaders, Turkey)

"If you are born into a family below the national median income, we provide you with an additional $500, and for every contribution made to a child's account below the national median income, we match it dollar for dollar - the federal government will."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Family, Government, Income, Will)

"So, thanks God, our films, our first films were suddenly being appreciated by the Western media; especially France was very good, and Switzerland was very good."
- Milos Forman
(Related: God, Being, First, France, Media)

"There is a serious, immediate and extraordinarily grave threat to the continued existence of this country."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Country, Existence, Grave)

"The overwhelming triumph of the international multimedia conglomerate has resulted in less diversity within the field and has made it much harder for newer writers not only to break in, but to make any kind of a living while doing so."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Diversity, Living, Writers)

"There's no denying that television is one of the most powerful propaganda media we've ever invented."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Media, Propaganda, Television)

"We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets, in the daily work of the communications media, in the open relationship between the governing and the governed."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Work, Freedom, Media, Nation, Open)

"Being a comedian, people tell me stuff they shouldn't tell their therapist."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: People, Being)

"Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action."
- Brendan Francis
(Related: Marriage, Action)

"Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Intention, Majority, Media, Party)

"To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus."
- Al Franken
(Related: Argument, Conservative, Liberal, Media, Oil, Right)

"I also focus on Bush and his administration - who do a lot of lying - and how a right-wing media has allowed them to get away with a lot of stuff that, in a different media environment, they probably wouldn't be able to get away with."
- Al Franken
(Related: Environment, Focus, Lying, Media, Right)

"Well, a lot of politics is communicating with people, and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I've been a producer and led people. Also, being a comedian, you're under pressure."
- Al Franken
(Related: Politics, People, Being, Comedy, Pressure)

"The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover."
- Al Franken
(Related: Money, Conservative, Liberal, Media)

"But in the right-wing media, they do have a right-wing bias. And they also have an agenda. So their agenda is: we're an adjunct of the Republican Party, and we're going push that agenda every day, and, as you say, brand these stories that help further the right-wing cause."
- Al Franken
(Related: Cause, Day, Help, Media, Party, Republican, Right)

"A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image."
- Helen Frankenthaler
"I joined the air force. I took to it immediately when I arrived there. I did three years, eight months, and ten days in all, but it took me a year and a half to get disabused of my romantic notions about it."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Force, Months, Romantic, Years)

"Then certainly for a musician timing becomes something that is immediately accessible as a concept, because it's a necessity in ones everyday performance."
- Robert Fripp
(Related: Performance, Necessity)

"The great power the president has is that he is the most prominent person in the biggest media event on the planet. He has the attention of the nation and the world. When he speaks, everybody listens."
- David Frum
(Related: Power, Attention, Media, Nation, President, World)

"I understood immediately that to get success I had to make for the front door, not for the back one."
- Jean Gabin
(Related: Success)

"Children had a special status - protected from the outside world - and they dressed for the part in a way that made that special status immediately visible to themselves and the adults."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Children, World)

"Congress has greatly tightened the loopholes terrorists can use to harm Americans. We need to do more. We need controls immediately on what forms of ID are adequate to board planes and enter secure sites."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Americans, Congress, Harm)

"The alternate media are becoming important and viable alternatives to playing live. Records, videos, that kind of thing. They're going to start to count for something. Because there's only a limited amount of us-time available to us."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Media)

"The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Medical, Benefits, Earth, Example, Needs, Priorities, Research, Space)

"When Communist U.S.S.R. was a superpower, the world was better off. The right-wing media is trying to marginalize the peace movement."
- Janeane Garofalo
(Related: Peace, Media, Right, Trying, World)

"I would probably be a teacher if I weren't a comedian."
- Brad Garrett
"If you put a ten dollar bill under the rug instead of spending it, that is capital formation. It represents ten dollars' worth of something that might have been immediately consumed, but wasn't."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Worth)

"One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Music, Artists, Attention, Being, Media, Opera, Problems, Talk)

"However, the radio and national media depend much more on the hype from a good record label, and from a " buzz " about a band, then from just one or two good shows. There are a lot of artists that have a ton of good press going for them, and still do not make it big in the US."
- Pat Garrett
(Related: Artists, Media, Press)

"And given that there's been probably a ten-fold amount of information about terrorism through the media than there has about climate change; I think that's quite an interesting statistic."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Information, Media, Terrorism)

"The creation continues incessantly through the media of man."
- Antonio Gaudi
(Related: Creation, Man, Media)

"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)

"What's immediately profitable is the only kind of logic that capitalism understands."
- Susan George
(Related: Capitalism, Logic)

"I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano."
- Gordon Getty
(Related: Poetry, English, Paris, Poems)

"Maurice would prance into a room, you know, and his presence was immediate."
- Barry Gibb
"When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Inspirational, Play)

"I feel like there is just as much violent programming in other countries and there is not the same incidence of factors. I think there are other factors contributing to violence in this country and not the media."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Countries, Country, Media, Programming, Violence)

"Part of why the Tea Party so deeply threatened the elite media is the tea party looked around and suddenly realized, there are more of us than there are of them."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Media, Party, Tea)

"The English scene got more media attention with their emphasis on fashion, with the safety pins and all. There were some really good bands over there. The Sex Pistols were great."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Sex, Attention, English, Fashion, Media, Safety)

"Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Culture, Media)

"I thought comedians had to have black on their faces or red beards."
- Dorothy Gish
(Related: Thought, Comedians, Faces)

"The manufacture of desire isn't at the heart - if it isn't absurd to speak of a heart - of the media torrent. Chronic dissatisfaction is at the heart of the matter."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Heart, Desire, Media)

"Navigation is power of a limited sort - it enables us to manage the immensity of the media torrent."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Power, Media, Navigation)

"I don't think anyone in the media thinks strategically about society."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Society, Media)

"Collectively, we are in thrall to media - because they deliver to us many of the psychic goods we crave, and we know no other way to live."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Media)

"I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s, having observed some distortions up close, but since then I wouldn't say that my personal experience has remained an important motive for my writing about media."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Experience, Politics, First, Media, Motive, Writing)

"The best example of how impossible it will be for Major League Baseball to crack down on steroids is the fact that baseball and the media are still talking about the problem as "steroids.""
- Malcolm Gladwell
(Related: Baseball, Example, Fact, Media, Talking, Will)

"If you are in the job for glamour, you're in for the shock of your life. The media is a huge shark pool."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Life, Glamour, Job, Media)

"The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Art, Work)

"The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it."
- William Golding
(Related: Forget, Writer)

"Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness."
- James Goldsmith
(Related: Virtue, Apathy, Neighbors, Tolerance, Weakness)

"I think my imagination dictates the technologies I use. But at the same time, my imagination can be technologic. Sometimes I see a tool and I know immediately how to use it, but most of the time I use the tool for an idea I already have."
- Michel Gondry
(Related: Imagination, Time, Idea)

"I respect very much the role of the media in our society; I think they can be very, very helpful. They serve as a very useful check, sort of a watchdog over the actions of the government, and I respect that."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Government, Society, Actions, Media, Respect)

"Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing what the corporate networks refuse to do."
- Amy Goodman
(Related: Corporate, Media, Silence, Sound)

"The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy. It's not our job to cozy up to power. We're supposed to be the check and balance on government."
- Amy Goodman
(Related: Government, Power, Balance, Democracy, Job, Media)

"The children of believing parents, at least their next and immediate seed, even of us Gentiles now under the gospel, are included by God within the covenant of grace."
- Thomas Goodwin
(Related: God, Children, Grace, Now, Parents)

"Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Education, Family, Work, Balance, Children, Culture, Fathers, Media, Past)

"The pressure to being a comedian is being funny, but I've given that up, so there is no pressure whatsoever."
- Gilbert Gottfried
(Related: Funny, Being, Pressure)

"Always be nice to bankers. Always be nice to pension fund managers. Always be nice to the media. In that order."
- John Gotti
(Related: Managers, Media, Order)

"It shifted attention away from that and I've never been someone who liked the attention from the media anyway."
- Steffi Graf
(Related: Attention, Media)

"The influence of blogging is overall a very positive force in the media."
- Garrett M. Graff
(Related: Positive, Force, Influence, Media)

"We don't have to go that far to sell our beer because our immediate accounts sell so much. Places that sold 10 cases before, now they're selling 30."
- Paul Graham
(Related: Selling, Beer, Now)

"Give me the comma of imperfect striving, thus to find zest in the immediate living. Ever the reaching but never the gaining, ever the climbing but never the attaining of the mountain top."
- Winston Graham
(Related: Living, Zest)

"Quite frankly, I think nothing could do more to immediately bolster national security then enabling us to produce more oil and gas here at home at a price consumers could afford."
- Phil Gramm
(Related: Home, National security, Nothing, Oil)

"Well, clearly, for me in the immediate future, it is grappling, like so many other governors are grappling, with the economic woes of these states. We were all hoping to see some federal relief."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Future, states)

"No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Surrender)

"A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood."
- John Gray
(Related: Women, Being, Problems, Stress)

"I think that films or indeed any art work should be made in a way that they are infinitely viewable; so that you could go back to it time and time again, not necessarily immediately but over a space of time, and see new things in it, or new ways of looking at it."
- Peter Greenaway
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Space)

"Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Journalism, Media, Word)

"The knowledge of the realm of death makes it possible for the shaman to move freely back and forth and mediate these journeys for other people."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, People, Knowledge)

"It is possible to see the intermediate state between lives as being in a way more important than incarnate existence."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Being, Existence, State)

"Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air."
- Henry Anatole Grunwald
(Related: Virtue, Fault, Horror, Journalism, Wonder)

"I am very conscious of what I say and do when I go out because the media is quick to make that a story."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Media, Quick)

"They called to tell me that I was going to be returning to RAW. I left immediately to run home and tell Jackie. She said, I have some news for you-I'm expecting."
- Charlie Haas
(Related: Home, News)

"The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted in detail by the American media during the months after September 11 only betray the inability of the government to determine the magnitude of the danger."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Government, American, Danger, Detail, Media, Months)

"We citizens don't need to know every detail of every military operation in this new kind of war. Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy."
- David Hackworth
(Related: War, Detail, Enemy, Media, Military)

"When I left Van Halen, I went in the studio and made a CD called Marching to Mars with all studio musicians. I did it immediately. With the disappointment riding on my shoulders of the breakup of the band."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Disappointment, Musicians)

"I'm preparing for a multimedia theater piece, Airport Music, that's coming up in New York City."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Music, Theater)

"There are a lot of things and in order to be at the top and maintain your focus you have to have something that motivates you. For me, it was what I perceived as a lack of respect from the boxing world as well as the media, which made me want to work so hard and be great."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Work, Boxing, Focus, Media, Order, Respect, Want, World)

"You can get on with your job. I'm going to get on with mine. And mine is to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland, that's what they expect from me and I'm not going to be deflected by interesting academic or media speculation or attempts to take the whole debate back."
- Peter Hain
(Related: People, Debate, Ireland, Job, Media)

"Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately."
- Edward Everett Hale
(Related: Anger, Fire)

"Man is used to the fact that there are languages which he does not at first understand and which must be learned, but because art is primarily visual he expects that he should get the message immediately and is apt to be affronted if he doesn't."
- Edward T. Hall
(Related: Art, Fact, First, Man)

"Most people see through these issues but the corporate media doesn't reflect these sentiments."
- John Hall
(Related: People, Corporate, Media)

"It's really important to remember that most people in the public eye are human for a start and a lot of things that you read in the media get slightly misconstrued and manipulated."
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: People, Eye, Media, Public)

"Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: People, Act)

"Food might be more immediately important than history but if you don't understand what's been done to you - by your own people and the so-called "they" - you can never get around it."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: Food, History, People)

"I feel I'm as qualified for office as any of the other comedians who are running."
- Grace Hansen
(Related: Comedians, Office, Running)

"This was the period when I used all the influence I had to get the British to abandon their export trade, and as much as possible convert all of their manufacturing facilities to the immediate needs of the war, including civilian, as well as military requirements."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: War, Influence, Manufacturing, Military, Needs, Trade)

"When Bush first got elected, the very first time there was talk of going to war with Iraq, the mainstream media gave his position total credibility. I didn't get it then, and I don't get it now."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Time, War, Credibility, First, Iraq, Media, Now, Talk)

"The vocals are what immediately draw people in and sell the song."
- Jerry Harrison
(Related: People, Song)

"The fact is, the media never gets off the interstate unless there's a major explosion."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Fact, Media)

"In should be the duty of every soldier to reflect on the experiences of the past, in the endeavor to discover improvements, in his particular sphere of action, which are practicable in the immediate future."
- B. H. Liddell Hart
(Related: Action, Duty, Future, Past)

"They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don't dictate those terms."
- Larry Harvey
(Related: Experience, Religion, Mystery)

"We take people to the threshold of religion. Our aim is to induce immediate experience that is beyond the odd, beyond the strange, and beyond the weird. It verges on the wholly other."
- Larry Harvey
(Related: Experience, Religion, People)

"I'm a comedian first. I've learned how to act. I just draw on life experiences and that's how I've learned. I didn't take classes or anything. I don't need no classroom."
- Steve Harvey
(Related: Life, Act, Classroom, First)

"Comedians walk out, get a feel for the crowd. If it's not going good, we change directions. If we got to drag your momma into this thing, we will. Whatever we got to do."
- Steve Harvey
(Related: Change, Comedians, Will)

"One way we gave small businesses more money to invest was by extending tax provisions on expensing. This allows businesses to immediately write off things like equipment, without being burdened by depreciation requirements."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Money, Being, Tax)

"All Americans value the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press, and I believe this is essential for our continued way of life. But with this freedom comes responsibility. That responsibility has been abdicated here by some in the media and some in the government."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Government, Life, Americans, Freedom, Media, Press, Responsibility, Speech, Value)

"Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Time, Hope, Act, Effect, Gain)

"I am damn good. I am doing all this for Egypt and nothing else. I reject 70 per cent of media interviews while these people who accuse me are running after them."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: People, Media, Nothing, Running)

"We assume that everything's becoming more efficient, and in an immediate sense that's true; our lives are better in many ways. But that improvement has been gained through a massively inefficient use of natural resources."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Improvement, Sense)

"When I started writing fiction, I knew how good it was immediately."
- John C. Hawkes
(Related: Fiction, Writing)

"I do all kinds of roles - nerd, psycho, nerd, psycho, nerd, psycho - and occasionally someone kind of normal. It's weird, when I lived in Austin I was always cast as pretty normal people. But when I moved to Los Angeles I was immediately branded a psycho."
- John Hawkes
(Related: People, Pretty)

"The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups."
- Henry Hazlitt
(Related: Art, Policy, Act, Consequences, Economics)

"Immediately after the Olympics, I was pretty fatigued."
- Eric Heiden
(Related: Pretty)

"I felt just overwhelmed by input: the Vietnam war and the collapse of the '60s and the proliferation of media' it just felt like everything was too much to handle and you just tuned out."
- Richard Hell
(Related: War, Media, Vietnam)

"Anytime I switch to another instrument, I immediately turn it into another kind of drum so that I can understand it better."
- Levon Helm
"I worked in the media from the late 30's through the early 70's. Politics in general became more liberal both nationally and within the state as the years passed."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Politics, Liberal, Media, State, Years)

"I definitely enjoy being in front of people which gives me that exciting immediate rush."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: People, Being)

"Nirvana was pop. You can have distorted guitars and people say it's alternative, but you can't break out of pop music's constructs and still get extensive radio play and media coverage."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Music, People, Media, Play)

"God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: God, Darkness, Light, Reason, Self)

"Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Thoughts, Words)

"I was just absolutely exhausted. The media said I've been treated for a nervous breakdown. All that stuff I just took as people taking the opportunity when you're down to give you a kick."
- John Hewson
(Related: People, Opportunity, Media)

"My agent and I put out my proposal one Thursday afternoon in August, 1998. Publishers started bidding immediately, and that process progressed for a few days."
- Laura Hillenbrand
"I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Body, Coach)

"When you think about great teams, The Beatles and the Pythons immediately spring to mind. The Pythons were as much a part of their time as The Beatles."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Time, Mind, Spring)

"I think her friends were worried that the bulimia might come back, about some psychological slide, and she was given breathing space to some extent by the media as much as she ever has been."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Friends, Media, Space)

"In Modernism, reality used to validate media. In Postmodernism, the media validate reality. If you don't believe this, just think how many times you've described some real event as being 'just like a movie.'"
- Brad Holland
(Related: Being, Media, Reality)

"Through a blog, an ordinary citizen such as myself can use the Internet, this thing invented by Albert Gore, to talk from my house to the U.S. capital and to make use of my right to point out to government officials and to the media when they are wrong."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Government, Internet, Media, Right, Talk, Wrong)

"It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Power, Free speech, Paradox)

"But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Experience, Appreciation, Audiences, Feet, Pleasure)

"By the immediate preservation of eggs for home consumption through the use of water glass or lime water, larger supplies of fresh eggs may be made available for marketing later in the season, when production is less and prices higher."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Home, Marketing, May, Production, Water)

"When I walk into an Orthodox Church... one is immediately aware that one has stepped into the presence of what St. Paul would call the whole family in heaven and earth. You have stepped into the precincts of heaven!"
- Thomas Howard
(Related: Family, Church, Earth, Heaven)

"Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Wisdom, Media, Right)

"Safety on our highways has improved significantly, with the help of the Legislature and the media."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Help, Media, Safety)

"Language makes infinite use of finite media."
- Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
(Related: Infinite, Language, Media)

"I think that what people want from cable news channels is the sense that if there's hard news, it's going to come up immediately."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, News, Sense, Want)

"The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application."
- David Hume
(Related: Influence, Philosophy, Results)

"I never take ideas from the headlines. I feel that if a story is good enough, a real story that is, then it's already been covered by the media, and if it's not good enough, why would I want to bother with it?"
- Evan Hunter
(Related: Ideas, Media, Want)

"Margaret Thatcher was fearful of German unification because she believed that this would bring an immediate and formidable increase of economic strength to a Germany which was already the strongest economic partner in Europe."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Strength, Europe, Germany)

"Men like Hitler and Stalin and their immediate lieutenants cannot plead in defence of their actions that these were justified by the accepted values of that time."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Men, Time, Values, Actions)

"It just is nothing foreign to consciousness at all that could present itself to consciousness through the mediation of phenomena different from the liking itself; to like is intrinsically to be conscious."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Consciousness, Nothing, Present)

"Visionary people face the same problems everyone else faces; but rather than get paralyzed by their problems, visionaries immediately commit themselves to finding a solution."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: People, Faces, Problems, Solution)

"There's a way in which these guys all think absolutely media, day and night. Access is what it's all about, so they spin 24 hours a day and that's a problem."
- Michael Ignatieff
(Related: Day, Media, Night)

"The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Experience, God)

"'Through the times I've gone through the last couple of weeks - and I'm still trying to help a friend - I got attacked pretty hard through the media, and it hurt and it was devastating, but I really found out who was with me and who was there for me."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Friend, Help, Hurt, Media, Pretty, Trying)

"Now that our media companies and it appears are policies are traded for cash, what is there to check the continuing consolidation of power and diminishing of democracy?"
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Power, Democracy, Media, Now)

"Internet penetration in Italy is quite low and the Berlusconi media machine controls most of what people see."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: People, Internet, Italy, Machine, Media)

"I just believe that the cost of marketing is going to increase and the cost of delivery is going to decrease as the Net gets stronger and mass media gets weaker."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Marketing, Media)

"I know the pundits and the news media have carried a lot of commentary about cameras in the courtroom, and there's a lot of controversy about it as a result of the Simpson case. But I have not had enough time to step back and enough time to evaluate that."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Time, Controversy, Evaluate, Media, News, Result)

"Technology has changed the way book publishing works, as it has changed everything else in the world of media."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Technology, Media, Publishing, World)

"The US military still blames the media for stories and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: War, American, Media, Military, Public, Vietnam)

"Which suggests something about media and war: it's not just that events happen and the media documents and presents them. There is a third element: what the public is ready to accept, what the public wants to know."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Events, Media, Public)

"It is not at all clear how much the media influences public opinion and how much public opinion influences the media."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Media, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"For governments at war, the media is an instrument of war or an element in war that is to be controlled."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: War, Media)

"The daily press, the immediate media, is superb at synecdoche, at giving us a small thing that stands for a much larger thing. Reporters on the ground, embedded or otherwise, can tell us about or send us pictures of what happened in that place at that time among those people."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Time, People, Giving, Media, Press)

"The mainstream media showed, for example, no blood and guts resulting from the 9/11 attacks."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Blood, Example, Media)

"The media bring our wars home, but only rarely have they been able to do it in complete freedom."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Home, Freedom, Media)

"The media is not at all homogeneous in the way it tells us about war."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: War, Media)

"Two days ago, I was killed in LA. CNN reported that. What if my grandmother had seen that and had a heart attack? People talk about lyrical content. There is no media responsibility. Movies, the porn industry, it has to be across the board or it's ineffective."
- Curtis Jackson
(Related: Movies, People, Heart, Content, Media, Responsibility, Talk)

"I mean, the fight for a health care bill to cover all Americans and leave none behind is attacked as being a race appeal, which is not true, but then it's put out in the media as true."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Health, Americans, Being, Care, Fight, Media, Race)

"Some people are probably scratching their heads and saying, How did that happen? That's because some of the media didn't give the public the full story."
- Tito Jackson
(Related: People, Media, Public, Saying)

"Maybe if I could ever be a successful comedian then I could be an example that Christians can also have fun."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Successful, Example, Fun)

"But, we didn't have all the media that we do today."
- Wanda Jackson
(Related: Media, Today)

"That was a time when I did love music, I couldn't get enough of what was going on. Maybe it was Nirvana that brought me back. I guess it was a comfort because something that sounded so right - and non-commercial - had become so influential, so immediately."
- Marc Jacobs
(Related: Love, Time, Music, Comfort, Right)

"I find it disturbing that the media keeps referring to my marriage, since I got divorced in 1979. But the media never wants to let me forget."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Marriage, Forget, Media)

"Bush and Blair combined their efforts to deceive both nations in a carefully coordinated manner, more so than anyone is willing to point out in the media."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Media, Nations)

"This was in June, 1866. Frank wrote for me to come to him at once, and although my own wound was still very bad, I started immediately and stayed with him at the house of Mr. Alexander Severe, in Nelson county, until he recovered, which was in September."
- Jesse James
(Related: June)

"'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories."
- William James
(Related: Life, Experience, Name, Reflection)

"To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly."
- William James
(Related: Change)

"So, immediately after that, I got a commission to write a piece for chamber orchestra, and in working on the material I discovered it was possible to incorporate the Buddhist teachings into the music, so that's what I started to do."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Music, Buddhist)

"Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Force)

"Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Peace, Want, World)

"This was the most important discovery I had ever made in my life. It was a discovery which has irrevocably changed my whole life's direction. It immediately elevated me to the status of one of the world's leading anthropologists."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Life, Direction, Discovery, Leading, World)

"I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn't realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Time, Discovery)

"Yeah, right. I mean, he criticises everybody in the media, then the first thing he does when he finishes is he goes to work for the media. Thompson, too. Hypocritical."
- Ian St. John
(Related: Work, First, Media, Right)

"Art is the window to man's soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within."
- Claudia Johnson
(Related: Art, Soul, Man, World)

"I always saw myself as a multi media artist."
- Holly Johnson
(Related: Artist, Media)

"Eighty percent of the problems that beset unification immediately disappeared when the President signed the bill increasing the authority and the responsibility of the Secretary of Defense."
- Louis A. Johnson
(Related: Authority, Defense, President, Problems, Responsibility)

"Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Communication, Confidence, Error, May, Media, Press, Rapport, Television)

"The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Hope, Future, Losing, Mind, Pleasure, Present)

"The discoloration is very minimal. I have not turned blue. The extent of skin discoloration is not even remotely near what the news media are saying. It is barely noticeable."
- Stan Jones
(Related: Media, News, Saying, Skin)

"I have had some pretty wild nights! I think the media keeps a very close eye on what people are up to these days. I was out with George Clooney a few nights ago and we had a great time."
- Tom Jones
(Related: Time, People, Eye, Media, Pretty)

"Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers."
- Bill Joy
(Related: Media)

"But I think that's a particular kind of experience involving a certain immediacy between you and the canvass, you and the particular kind of experience of that particular moment."
- Donald Judd
(Related: Experience)

"They don't make you pay for the humor. It's up and down, but they're trying to give you as many laughs as possible in 2 minutes. They are the most honest comedians ever."
- Mike Judge
(Related: Humor, Comedians, Trying)

"To realize peace on the Korean peninsula, and to develop exchange, cooperation between both Koreas, they are the, you know, immediate target of our government."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Government, Peace, Cooperation)

"So South Korean ability is very much limited to handle North Korean, you know, difficulties. So we don't want to see an immediate collapse of the North Korea regime."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Ability, Difficulties, Want)

"That is why I came to conclusion that the election must take place, so that the republic can have a government. If I were to say that everything will change for the better immediately, that would not be true. The struggle will continue for a long time."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Change, Time, Government, Struggle, Will)

"The media works in sound bites. They can make you look like a genius or stupid."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Genius, Media, Sound)

"I was never OJ's closest pal, and the media would say that over and over, but I wasn't his enemy either."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Enemy, Media)

"The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Evil, Man)

"The difference is that if we turn from the Gentile first, we will have the Almighty as the immediate staff and our comfort. If not, we will have neither the Gentile nor, for a terrible stage, the Almighty."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Comfort, Difference, First, Will)

"Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?"
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Success, Negative, Media, Nation)

"The eye is a very quick instrument, much quicker than the ear. The eye gets it immediately."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Eye, Quick)

"The war was declared over - the end of major combat operations - in May 2003. Release procedures got under way immediately; reducing the population from 8,000 to just over 300, of course, requires fewer military police soldiers."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: War, End, May, Military, Police, Population, Soldiers)

"The real political life in Russia unfortunately is not in the parliament but on the streets and in the media."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Life, Media, Parliament, Russia)

"Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Danger, Example)

"But the most important thing about that story, which is not often told, is that as a result after the Cuban missile crisis, immediate steps were taken to correct our inability to collect on the movement of nuclear material out of the Soviet Union to other places."
- David Kay
(Related: Crisis, Result)

"In the theatre, the actor is given immediate feedback."
- Charles Keating
(Related: Actor, Theatre)

"I think the media made Manson, turned him into some larger than life figure and surrounded him with mystery and some shady glamour."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Life, Glamour, Media, Mystery)

"I have the distinction of being called a media whore by Courtney Love."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Love, Being, Media)

"Beating up on the so-called elite media has a nice populist ring to it."
- Bill Keller
(Related: Media)

"For Oakley, I'm basically a media vehicle for them to promote the product. For me, it's both, I get a salary from them, but I also get great products so it just kind of works, continues on."
- Craig Kelly
(Related: Media)

"Our communities face many challenges, from keeping our kids safe in public, to the war on terrorism. But few have such immediate consequences as we face from methamphetamine."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: War, Consequences, Kids, Public, Terrorism)

"Offer them what they secretly want and they of course immediately become panic-stricken."
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Want)

"When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Impression, Control, Children, Culture, Effect, Entertainment, Freedom, Media)

"It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Measure, Understanding, Unity, Will)

"It is stupid on my part to think of banning the media."
- Shahrukh Khan
(Related: Media)

"Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Patience)

"Postman is a media analyst and his theory is that television doesn't influence our culture, but that it is our culture and the presidency and anything that relies on television."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: Culture, Influence, Media, Presidency, Television, Theory)

"Acting is very immediate."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: Acting)

"I do a lot of Vegas work and work with the comedians."
- Ben E. King
(Related: Work, Comedians)

"My strangest media moment a photo session they all had dressed up like 50 gangsters. That was pretty cool. We have to get some more of those kind of photos sometimes."
- Kerry King
(Related: Media, Pretty)

"Big media companies have lots of money and content, but they have no way to tap into a good base of users."
- Michael King
(Related: Money, Content, Media)

"In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak; of war, the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported released for sale in Canada, amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Canada, Months, Proof, Quantity, Spirits)

"The concept that an artist would be revered by popular culture is an immediate dismissal of his relevance as an artist."
- Thomas Kinkade
(Related: Artist, Culture, Popular)

"If it's going to come out eventually, better have it come out immediately."
- Henry A. Kissinger
"The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer."
- Henry A. Kissinger
"Whatever must happen ultimately should happen immediately."
- Henry A. Kissinger
"Privatization of the state-owned economy is not yet on the agenda. We cannot do it immediately; my colleagues would not agree to it. But we must put all forms of ownership on an equal footing immediately and let different types of ownership compete with the state firms."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Economy, Ownership, State)

"In looking for humor, keep in mind this guideline: Sometimes it takes a little time to see the humor in your upsets; you may not find something to laugh about immediately."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Humor, Time, May, Mind)

"Any attempts at humor immediately after September 11th were deemed tasteless."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Humor)

"The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Consequences, Country, Tragedy, World)

"We were able to flood the zone immediately."
- Jonathan Klein
(Related: Zone)

"On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little."
- Gustav Klimt
(Related: Art, Work, Books, First)

"Once the World Cup preparations begin there will hardly be an opportunity to do so, since we'll have to put all our energy into the team. We coaches have a list of priorities and dealing with the media isn't in the top five."
- Jurgen Klinsmann
(Related: Opportunity, Coaches, Energy, Media, Priorities, Will, World)

"It's just that what's important there is different there than what's important is here. Here, people care that you wrote a book or that you work in the media."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Work, People, Care, Media)

"This field is not necessarily glamorous, nor does it often produce immediate results, but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Living, Results, Understanding)

"I knew immediately that she was going to be in my life forever. I didn't know in what capacity, but I knew that I had found someone who was going to be close to me for a long time. We became great friends fast."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Life, Time, Friends)

"At this level, the individual perceives the maintenance of the expectations of his family, group, or nation as valuable in its own right, regardless of immediate and obvious consequences."
- Lawrence Kohlberg
(Related: Family, Consequences, Expectations, Nation, Obvious, Right)

"I believe in advertisement and media completely. My art and my personal life are based in it. I think that the art world would probably be a tremendous reservoir for everybody involved in advertising."
- Jeff Koons
(Related: Art, Life, Advertising, Media, World)

"People shouldn't expect the mass media to do investigative stories. That job belongs to the 'fringe' media."
- Ted Koppel
(Related: People, Job, Media)

"Media companies, under the guise of piracy, are asking congress to give them more control over fair use. Hollywood wants to control innovation."
- Joe Krauss
(Related: Control, Congress, Hollywood, Innovation, Media)

"Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Wife, Colors, Day, Duty, Order, Years)

"The news media's silence, particularly television news, is reprehensible. If we knew as much about Darfur as we do about Michael Jackson, we might be able to stop these things from continuing."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Media, News, Silence, Television)

"If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: African, Cancer, France, Genocide, President)

"As with the Princess Di crash, which sent the media on the most insane feeding frenzy. From the moment of the crash, the pornography of sentiment never let up."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Media, Pornography, Sentiment)

"I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Character, Actor, Jokes)

"I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting. Like these are people who don't know they're in a period movie. Those concerns are incredibly immediate."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: People, Painting)

"People don't want to suffer. They want to sound good immediately, and this is one of the biggest problems in the world."
- Steve Lacy
(Related: People, Problems, Sound, Want, World)

"Yeah, I have been because, generally speaking, to we Biblical literalists, the media is very hostile."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Media)

"You can have immediate regrets, but if you look at stuff and say, 'Things happen for a reason', there's a fatalistic thing about it. Something will happen that will justify it in some way."
- Martin Landau
(Related: Reason, Will)

"The real good comedians, like Chaplin, would make you laugh and a second later, cry."
- Martin Landau
(Related: Comedians)

"I'm fascinated by how Hollywood has changed since I started. Today it's about immediate delivery. There's less risk and less art."
- Diane Lane
(Related: Art, Hollywood, Risk, Today)

"Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell, a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts. One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body of the individual with all its organs, and dies only with the individual."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Body)

"Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Development, Media, Popular, Post, Press)

"The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Belief, Addiction, Effect, Media)

"It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Advertising, Logic, Media, Reality)

"Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement, but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby, and that the big one was his mother. In that short little film, computer animation went from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking."
- John Lasseter
(Related: Mother, Animation, Baby, Computer, Film, Novelty)

"I shall have less cause to regret the carrying my intended purpose into effect, foreseeing that you may immediately fill with advantage, the vacancy which will presently happen."
- Henry Laurens
(Related: Purpose, Cause, Effect, May, Regret, Will)

"We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Authority, Hate)

"I think somebody who speaks the language is going to notice immediately that I'm not Russian."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Language)

"When I interview people, and they give me an immediate answer, they're often not thinking. So I'm silent. I wait. Because they think they have to keep answering. And it's the second train of thought that's the better answer."
- Robin Leach
(Related: Thought, People, Thinking)

"We've never been a religious band, but the media wants us to be."
- Amy Lee
(Related: Media, Religious)

"I believe I became one of the first singers to be launched via television exposure. I guess I was a new kind of musical stylist for a new kind of media."
- Brenda Lee
(Related: First, Media, Television)

"I think my work shows that I love women. I understand where these types of criticisms are coming from because black people have been so dogged out in the media, they're just extra sensitive."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Love, Work, Women, People, Media)

"We shouldn't build a technology to colour, or grey out, what people say. The media in general is balanced, although there are a lot of issues to be addressed that the media rightly pick up on."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Technology, People, Media)

"My hope is that we continue to nurture the places that we love, but that we also look outside our immediate worlds."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Love, Hope)

"The dream factory of that time was much simpler. As media outlets grew, everything became so complicated."
- Janet Leigh
(Related: Time, Dream, Media)

"I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy."
- Jennifer Jason Leigh
(Related: Change, Nature, Needs, Therapy, Years)

"I was perceiving myself as good as a man or equal to a man and as powerful and I wanted to look ambiguous because I thought that was a very interesting statement to make through the media. And it certainly did cause quite a few ripples and interest and shock waves."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Thought, Cause, Interest, Man, Media)

"When I need the idea, I can find it immediately. I have a horror of rewriting or deleting; the parts of my composition are carried in my head 'till I can write them down, even to the last note. Then I do not alter a jot."
- Ruggero Leoncavallo
(Related: Idea, Horror)

"The danger in media concentration comes not from the concentration, but instead from the feudalism that this concentration, tied to the change in copyright, produces."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Change, Danger, Media)

"And understandably so, that when you're in legal jeopardy, you really cannot put yourself in a position to open yourself up to the media."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Legal, Jeopardy, Media, Open)

"If you had to point to one thing that made it less likely that the Red Sox would win the World Series, I would say it was those people that go to Fenway Park to watch the games. And then the media around it."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: People, Games, Media, World)

"The Red Sox are a curious thing because so much here is media driven. You can't go fire half your scouts here because they are all friends with the local reporters. Your life is going to hell in the papers."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Life, Fire, Friends, Hell, Media)

"There really is no Johnny Carson anymore. There is no one place a comedian can appear and explode."
- Tom Leykis
"Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values."
- Joshua L. Liebman
(Related: Values, Maturity)

"Not only is there no need of an intermediary through whom He would want you to speak to Him, but He finds His delight in having you treat with Him personally and in all confidence."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: Confidence, Delight, Want)

"There is one other business where the customer is always wrong and that's the media."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Business, Customer, Media, Wrong)

"Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones. That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to immediately prior to when I started to play."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Listening, Play, Punk, Television)

"It's good to be funny when you are a comedian."
- George Lindsey
(Related: Funny)

"Comedians don't laugh. They're too busy analyzing why it's funny or not."
- James Lipton
(Related: Funny, Comedians)

"In Venezuela, with Chavez, is really an incredible revolution - a democratic revolution. To begin to put in place things that are going to have an impact on the people of Venezuela. The property owners and the folks who then controlled the media in Venezuela rebelled - worked, frankly, with folks here in the U.S. government - worked to oust him. But he came back with another revolution, and then Chavez began to take very seriously the media in his country. And we've had complaints about this ever since."
- Mark Lloyd
(Related: Government, People, Complaints, Country, Revolution, Media, Property)

"I know people look at me and try to make conclusions about me immediately, based on the obvious, let's say."
- John Lone
(Related: People, Obvious)

"If you come from a normal family, you immediately start playing the role of a boy, a girl a man or a woman, but I'm sure you'll agree with me that those are only roles, limited roles, at that."
- John Lone
(Related: Family, Man, Woman)

"Egypt, the Egypt of antiquity, at a later time, exercised a mysterious fascination over me. I recognized a picture of it immediately, without hesitation and astonishment, in an illustrated magazine."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Time, Hesitation)

"Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God."
- Trent Lott
(Related: God, Values, Americans, Being, Hollywood, Media, states)

"I just did not discuss my personal life, my sexuality with the media. That was my policy."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: Life, Policy, Media, Sexuality)

"When you don't work for a while, immediately you get a little black mark next to your name."
- Lori Loughlin
(Related: Work, Name)

"Comedians still make fun of Bill's out-of-control appetites, but with Hillary, the mockery is about how she lets nothing be out of control."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Control, Comedians, Fun, Nothing)

"I think my speeches are hilarious. I think I'm a natural comedian, but I like denying people the chance to laugh. I want to deny you the relief of the punchline."
- Lydia Lunch
(Related: People, Chance, Want)

"I guess I just want everything to be available immediately."
- John Lurie
(Related: Want)

"Imminent GM bankruptcy was always fiction, created by Wall Street and the media."
- Robert Lutz
(Related: Fiction, Media)

"Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O, and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series, that this was a success such as we'd never hoped for!"
- James MacArthur
(Related: Success, Years)

"The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Fact, Mankind, Necessity, Occupation)

"Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Men, Needs, Victims, Will)

"The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Books, Media, Violence)

"So, if falling crime rates coincide with the rise of violent video games and increasing violence on TV and at the cinema, should we conclude that media violence is causing the drop in crime rates?"
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Cinema, Crime, Games, Media, Violence)

"I'm just there to do interviews and stuff, because we have about 40 media people there, so it's a very, very busy week. But that's the only time. I did marry, I think on one show, about 25 couples in Acapulco Bay once, but that was all just for kicks."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Time, People, Media)

"The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Education, Truth, Purpose, Country, Future, Justice)

"The criminal is trying to solve his immediate problems."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Problems, Trying)

"I accepted the interviews and encounters that had to be held with the media, but I would have preferred to work in peace."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Peace, Work, Media)

"Those who appreciate the ways of simple tribes, where every activity is direct and immediately understandable, are able to live among them."
- Ella Maillart
"Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Afterlife, Day, Eyes, Man, Pleasure, Risk)

"The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses."
- Malcom X
(Related: Power, Control, Earth, Media)

"All creatures are united to God alone in an immediate union. They depend essentially and directly upon Him. Being all alike equally impotent, they cannot be in reciprocal dependence upon one another."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: God, Being, Dependence, United)

"Our soul is not united to our body in the ordinary sense of these terms. It is immediately and directly united to God alone."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: God, Soul, Body, Sense, United)

"I think the focus of the media changes. At the moment the more electronic stuff like trip-hop was the flavor of the month, just a little while ago. It all depends on the angle, from which point of view you see it."
- Stephen Malkmus
(Related: Focus, Media)

"If evil is inevitable, how are the wicked accountable? Nay, why do we call men wicked at all? Evil is inevitable, but is also remediable."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Men, Evil)

"There is a whole school of Canadian academics, media personalities, and politicians whose definition of a Canadian is a North American who fears or dislikes the United States."
- Preston Manning
(Related: American, Media, Politicians, School, states, United)

"Every GP Masters race will stand out because we will be available for fans, media and sponsors."
- Nigel Mansell
(Related: Fans, Media, Race, Will)

"The demand for standup in the eighties was created by how easy it was to exploit 'comedians' and create very cheap television programming."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Programming, Television)

"Some of the immediate causes of Jack Abramoff's troubles were some Indian elections that went bad for him."
- Joshua Micah Marshall
(Related: Causes, Elections)

"I was stuck in the benefits of being a known comedian."
- Andrea Martin
(Related: Being, Benefits)

"And the young people in the 1960's identified with it immediately, because, I guess the young people had been having years of repression really. They felt that the, you know, after the war everything was very austere, particularly in Europe."
- George Martin
(Related: War, People, Europe, Repression, Years)

"Radio is immediate."
- Wink Martindale
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Feeling, Golf)

"I was immediately smitten with an attraction to this culture, not in the sense of high culture but of the basic way people behaved towards one another."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: People, Culture, Sense)

"So at a time in which the media give the public everything it wants and desires, maybe art should adopt a much more aggressive attitude towards the public. I myself am very much inclined to take this position."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Art, Time, Attitude, Media, Public)

"I wouldn't encourage new writers to start off publishing through electronic media... it still isn't wide enough for the readership they would need to get a good start."
- Anne McCaffrey
(Related: Media, Publishing, Writers)

"Thank God for our form of government. The media won't let there be any cover-up."
- John McCain
(Related: God, Government, Media)

"I will say we now, in the polling in Wisconsin, much different than many other races, the public didn't perceive that we were getting a fair shake from the media."
- Scott McCallum
(Related: Media, Now, Public, Will)

"If someone tells you he is going to make a "realistic decision," you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Decision)

"Our existing media system today is the direct result of government laws and subsidies that created it."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Government, Laws, Media, Result, Today)

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

"So it's a much more difficult issue to organize around, because you can't get media at all to make your case. And that's where cases tend to be made politically."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Media)

"The relationship between the media owner, their relationship isn't strictly with people and audiences. It's also with advertisers, and that's the most relationship in radio; in fact it pays the bills."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: People, Audiences, Fact, Media)

"But having said that, there's also a sea change in attitude towards media."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Change, Attitude, Media, Sea)

"As the mainstream media has become increasingly dependent on advertising revenues for support, it has become an anti-democratic force in society."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Society, Advertising, Force, Media, Support)

"Also, the commercial media in a superior position, really, to any other corporate lobby, because where would people hear about commercial media or corporate media criticism, where would they hear criticism of them other than in the commercial media?"
- Robert McChesney
(Related: People, Corporate, Criticism, Media)

"Friends, near or far, are important to us. All of ours have an awareness of other persons' feelings, a courtesy that's inevitable. When I find that consideration in a fan, I'm immediately impressed."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Feelings, Awareness, Consideration, Courtesy, Friends)

"I have lived most my life with chronic inflammation and constant pain with immediate diarrhea."
- Mike McCready
(Related: Life, Pain)

"The wonderful thing about television is the immediate impact of pictures of current events."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Events, Television)

"I don't make much distinction between being a stand-up comic and acting Shakespeare - in fact, unless you're a good comedian, you're never going to be able to play Hamlet properly."
- Ian Mckellen
(Related: Acting, Being, Fact, Play, Shakespeare)

"I'm not a media darling. I'm not on the cover of all these magazines. I just quietly do my thing."
- Sarah McLachlan
(Related: Media)

"All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Values, Media, Perceptions)

"Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Men, Nature, Communication, Content, Media)

"The standards are being lowered, not just on the Internet, but in all of news and media."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Being, Internet, Media, News)

"So, I get a kick out of working with the media."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Media)

"The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Fault, Media, News)

"The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts... How does the media do this? By quoting some "expert"... you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Facts, Media, Rumors, Will)

"Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise."
- Alexander Meiklejohn
(Related: Freedom, Safety)

"I haven't appeared on stage in quite a long time and I don't have any immediate plans to do so, but I'm always interested in going back."
- Fred Melamed
(Related: Time)

"In the world over, the very name of our country is immediately associated with the Parthenon."
- Melina Mercouri
(Related: Country, Name, World)

"Enthusiasm glows, radiates, permeates and immediately captures everyone's interest."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: Enthusiasm, Interest)

"I think the media is a real demon."
- George Michael
(Related: Media)

"It is easy to ignore responsibility when one is only an intermediate link in a chain of action."
- Stanley Milgram
(Related: Action, Responsibility)

"As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: War, Charity, Effect)

"I think American audiences are quite interesting in that they can handle almost any amount of violence, but the moment the violence becomes sexual violence it immediately becomes an issue."
- Mark Millar
(Related: American, Audiences, Violence)

"What's so touching is the way we fight the war right until the moment our business is taken care of and then we turn on a dime and we immediately start taking care of people. It's like a shock and aw shucks campaign."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Business, War, People, Care, Fight, Right)

"I'm a comedian, for God's sake. Viewers shouldn't trust me. And you know what? They're hip enough to know they shouldn't trust me. I'm just doing stand-up comedy."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Trust, God, Comedy)

"The success of the Allies in the west was in a measure offset by Teutonic victories in the east. When the invasion of Belgium began, Russia made immediate efforts to counteract by invasion of East Prussia."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Success, Belgium, Measure, Russia)

"I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, 'Have you read - .'"
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Lying)

"They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: People, Media, News, Newspapers, states, United)

"She gave me another piece of information which excited other feelings in me, scarcely less dreadful. Infants were sometimes born in the convent; but they were always baptized and immediately strangled!"
- Maria Monk
(Related: Feelings, Information)

"It was less a literary thing than a linguistic, philosophical preoccupation... discovering how far you can go with language to create immediate, elementary experience."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Experience, Language, Literary)

"The idea of a Japanese comedian was not only a rarity, it was non-existent."
- Pat Morita
(Related: Idea)

"Whoever controls the media, controls the mind."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Media, Mind)

"For a long time I was convinced that the conflict between Jewish people and black people in this country was a media event."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Time, People, Conflict, Country, Media)

"These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over."
- Van Morrison
(Related: Religion, Time, Politics, Media, Television)

"I was a scapegoat. The media had to put responsibility on somebody, and I was chosen. They felt free to say that because someone was thin they were anorexic, which is ridiculous."
- Kate Moss
(Related: Media, Responsibility)

"By 1962, King had become, by the media's reckoning, the new civil rights leader."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: Leader, Civil rights, Media)

"When I face the media, maybe I don't feel it now, here with you, because it's a different sort of interview, but when I face the media before or after the game, I feel it as part of the game."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Media, Now)

"At the very least we should be given a bit of credit and a little bit of space, and maybe the media should think we could help them discover why English teams do not win European competitions."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Credit, English, Help, Media, Space)

"Given what the media have put the country through this past decade, it must come as a surprise to most Americans that the press has a code of ethics."
- Roger Mudd
(Related: Americans, Country, Ethics, Media, Past, Press)

"People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately in the wake of September 11. What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: People, Act, Talk)

"I certainly am interested in accessibility, clarity, and immediacy."
- Paul Muldoon
(Related: Clarity)

"It got to the point in the late 70s and early 80s that I was spending so much money buying golden age comics that I could only justify it if I got work in the media."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Age, Money, Work, Buying, Media)

"President Obama is not polarizing, but the media sure is."
- Yousef Munayyer
(Related: Media, President)

"There is so much media now with the Internet and people, and so easy and so cheap to start a newspaper or start a magazine, there's just millions of voices and people want to be heard."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: People, Internet, Media, Now, Want)

"And dance is wonderful because dance is so immediate."
- Graeme Murphy
(Related: Dance)

"And I tell you that's one of the reasons why I didn't have the friendships with the media, maybe like I could have. But I had to do what I had to do to make myself successful."
- Eddie Murray
(Related: Successful, Media)

"Looking at yourself through the media is like looking at one of those rippled mirrors in an amusement park."
- Edmund S. Muskie
(Related: Amusement, Media)

"The message of the movie is to accept who you are and not to succumb to the pressure of what the media tells you is beautiful and what you should be looking like."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Media, Pressure)

"There is a cultural factor promoting violence which nowadays undoubtedly is highly effective is the mass media. And particularly everything that enters our minds through pictorial media."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Media, Violence)

"John D. Rockefeller wanted to dominate oil, but Microsoft wants it all, you name it: cable, media, banking, car dealerships."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Car, Media, Name, Oil)

"Neil's effect on the band was immediate and very fulfilling. He adds a certain edge to the sound and, of course, he is an incredible musician. We became a better band because of the inclusion of Neil Young."
- Graham Nash
(Related: Effect, Sound)

"Martin guitars have now brought out, you know, on a more traditional level, the Stephen Stills' model of Martin guitars. It's beautiful. I just went inside. I bought one immediately."
- Graham Nash
(Related: Martin, Now)

"The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth."
- George Jean Nathan
"It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Peace, War, Countries, Media, Nations, Poor)

"Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Work, Cause, May)

"So, that notion of hypertext seemed to me immediately obvious because footnotes were already the ideas wriggling, struggling to get free, like a cat trying to get out of your arms."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: Ideas, Obvious, Trying)

"I was very intensely concerned with all kinds of new media."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: Media)

"It's clear that people are going to download media files, and they're going to talk to each other, and they're going to exchange information and knowledge and so forth. So this system logic is basically what you bounce off of."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, Knowledge, Information, Logic, Media, Talk)

"Multimedia scares me off."
- Michael Nesmith
"It was a decision to work clean. I just prefer to work that way. I have no problem with comedians who don't work that way. There was a temptation in the early '70s to reconsider. I decided against it."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Work, Decision, Comedians, Temptation)

"Jack Benny was, without a doubt, the bravest comedian I have ever seen work. He wasn't afraid of silence. He would take as long as it took to tell the story."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Work, Doubt, Silence)

"Comedians are never really on vacation because you're always at attention... that antenna is always out there."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Attention, Comedians, Vacation)

"I was influenced by every comedian I ever saw work. That's the only way you learn how to do it."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Work)

"I first began to read religious books at school, and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old; and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer."
- Francis W. Newman
(Related: Habit, Bible, Books, First, Old, Prayer, Religious, School, Years)

"I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images."
- Huey Newton
(Related: Positive, Media)

"In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, I sent a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson urging him to waive regulations to allow for the early sale of winter grade fuel to help with gasoline shortages and gasoline prices."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Help, Winter)

"Just as the only reservoir for the typhus virus in nature is provided by man, so the only vector of infection is the louse. The bite of the louse is not virulent immediately after the infecting meal. It becomes so only towards the 7th day following infection."
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole
(Related: Nature, Day, Man)

"Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Faith, History, Nothing, Sense)

"The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you're doing one thing. That is, you're going to make the audience laugh."
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Comedy, Style, Violence)

"Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Aesthetics, First, Judgment, Man, Nothing, Ugly)

"I feel very strong as an individual, but as a famous footballer I know I am prone to certain things. All the media have a continuous interest for me. It varies from once a year to every day interest."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Day, Famous, Interest, Media)

"Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Force, Media, Presidency, Universe)

"I did not support any more New York. I lived 10 years there, and after September 11, I felt very European. I did not share the opinion of people in the street, who were deeply influenced by what they heard in the media."
- Yannick Noah
(Related: People, Media, Opinion, Support, Years)

"I used to like writing for comedians - I enjoyed the challenge of making other people funny."
- Denis Norden
(Related: Funny, People, Challenge, Comedians, Writing)

"The comedians all finished their acts with a song. They would get a certain amount of money from the song publishers and would use that money to pay the writers. None of them paid very much for their comedy material, but it all added up."
- Denis Norden
(Related: Money, Comedians, Comedy, Song, Writers)

"I know I stand visibly onstage, but my function is still unseen, because I rarely see the immediate results of what I am saying or doing or writing."
- Larry Norman
(Related: Results, Saying, Writing)

"I always try hard to arrange all media in a way so that it expresses what I want - this is not limited to one medium alone and varies from case to case."
- Alva Noto
(Related: Media, Want)

"Nothing is more indispensable to true religiosity than a mediator that links us with divinity."
- Novalis
(Related: Divinity, Nothing)

"We're all players and musicians and we sure all get along good. We just clicked right off the bat. We started playing and then we almost immediately started recording."
- Krist Novoselic
(Related: Musicians, Right)

"We don't hate the media, it's just that when there's too much of it we get bored, but it happens to every human being. I don't think we even hated the media by the time that movie was made. We were just tired."
- Ed O'Brien
(Related: Time, Being, Hate, Media)

"What was a problem was the excessive amount of media attention to the appointment of the first woman and everything she did. Everywhere that Sandra went, the press was sure to go. And that got tiresome; it was stressful."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Attention, First, Media, Press, Woman)

"Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture - academia, the most powerful media and many of our courts."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Animals, Culture, Machines, Media)

"The mainstream media has chosen their candidates and their issues, and they're not the same as the GOP's. They are going to be painted as the bad guys."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Media)

"I immediately called the command center of the Department of Justice to let them know that my wife was on a plane that had been hijacked. I mainly wanted them know there was another hijacked plane out there."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Wife, Justice)

"In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television, everyone all over the world realizes that high energy usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth."
- John Olver
(Related: Age, Time, Wealth, Energy, Globalization, Living, Media, Television, World)

"It is easy to answer the ultimate questions - it saves you bothering with the immediate ones."
- John Osborne
(Related: Questions)

"If Jesus were here today, he wouldn't be riding around on a donkey. He'd be taking a plane, he'd be using the media."
- Joel Osteen
(Related: Media, Today)

"Soon afterwards I studied the inversion of sugar in the light of these considerations and immediately found that this classical reaction, too, was determined quantitatively by the same property of the acids, as was of course to be expected from the previous results."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Light, Property, Results)

"The distinction between the old and the new formulations consisting in the incorporation of the concept of the rate of chemical reactions is so great that it immediately asserted itself in the objective development of catalysis."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Development, Old)

"The worst manifestations of exhaustion were successfully cured by a long period of rest but it was immediately apparent to me that I had lost once and for all my former capacity for carrying out experimental work until physically tired."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Work, Exhaustion, Rest)

"Faced with this general consideration it will immediately be realized on inquiry into the particular position occupied within this general scheme by the scientific field of catalysis that it is in the first stages of its development."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Development, Consideration, First, Will)

"I mean, the death in the late eighties and early nineties really shook out a lot of hacks. The pond just sort of dried up for a lot of really bad comedians."
- Patton Oswalt
(Related: Death, Comedians)

"I mean, all alternative comedy is are comedians that have being doing it for so long, for so long, that they were relaxed enough to start becoming personal on stage."
- Patton Oswalt
(Related: Being, Comedians, Comedy)

"This is God's world this is not the media's world."
- Terrell Owens
(Related: God, Media, World)

"I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about Israelis and Palestinians. I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate. I wrote it as a piece of chamber music."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Music, Sea)

"A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Life, Policy, Knowledge, America, American, Culture, Media, Public, Public policy)

"I think the media has been in denial just like the party regulars have been in denial. They just don't understand that the government that we have today is not what the people want as a government."
- Carl Paladino
(Related: Government, People, Denial, Media, Party, Today, Want)

"Well, I'm not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I've learned quickly these last few days that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Media, Reason, Washington)

"Immediately after the Floyd experience, I became a pop record producer."
- Alan Parsons
(Related: Experience)

"I feel like, sometimes, people, because of the amount of media, because of the amount of attention, people seem to think I have to do things. Like, I have to win right now! But I don't feel like that."
- Danica Patrick
(Related: People, Attention, Media, Right)

"Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Work, People, Advertising, Desire, Evil, Hard work, Satisfaction)

"The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Church, Man, Media, Question, Religious, Today)

"Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Success, Animals, Fact, Feet, Nerves)

"As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Discovery, canal, Lying)

"I think any actor would agree that you can't replace theater. It's immediate. You have the energy of the crowd and every single night it's different."
- Austin Peck
(Related: Actor, Energy, Night, Theater)

"It seemed to me you could do anything in comics. So I started doing my thing, which is mainly influenced by novelists, stand-up comedians, that sort of thing."
- Harvey Pekar
(Related: Comedians)

"In them days, it was just still not illegal to kill an Indian. If you killed an Indian, you'd be very unfortunate if you got probation - most of them were released immediately."
- Leonard Peltier
"He bit his lip in a manner which immediately awakened my maternal sympathy, and I helped him bite it."
- S. J. Perelman
(Related: Sympathy)

"When the National Security Agency recruited me, they put me through a day of lie detector tests. They found out all my weaknesses and immediately seduced me. They used the strongest drugs in our culture, sex, power and money, to win me over."
- John Perkins
(Related: Power, Money, Sex, Lie, Culture, Day, Drugs, National security, Tests)

"In other words, knowledge of the external world begins with an immediate utilisation of things, whereas knowledge of self is stopped by this purely practical and utilitarian contact."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Knowledge, Self, Words, World)

"Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Financial, Abuse, Corporations, Culture, Fraud, Media, Responsibility)

"Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory, under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist, or suffer be hoisted, the English flag."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Time, Direction, English)

"After hurting myself like that, I could not go back immediately to racing. I was in no condition, mentally or physically. That helped me to strengthen myself to go through the hard times that were ahead with my business, and to be successful."
- Nelson Piquet
(Related: Business, Successful, Racing)

"Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness."
- Max Planck
(Related: Consciousness, Ego)

"The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort."
- Plato
(Related: Action, Nation)

"Comedians and impressionists used to be two different showbiz animals entirely, but now there's no such thing as a comedian who doesn't do impressions."
- John Podhoretz
(Related: Animals, Comedians, Now)

"The Times has much less power than you think. I believe we attribute power to the media generally that it simply doesn't have. It's very convenient to blame the media, the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Power, Society, Blame, Media, Television, Wrong)

"Talk radio has made an enormous run around establishment media. But the Interne is making an end run around talk radio. Suddenly we're faced with an information age."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Age, End, Information, Media, Talk)

"It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family."
- George Porter
(Related: Family, Happiness, Work, Home, Time, Wife, October, Students)

"But it's fun to be something, have that, and you don't have to be real. It's like, comedians. They go on and they're doing all these jokes. I would be like that if I were more awake."
- Parker Posey
(Related: Comedians, Fun, Jokes)

"Another aspect of our work is multimedia teleconferencing."
- Jon Postel
(Related: Work)

"But today we become aware of other readings of the human experience very quickly because of the media and the speed with which people travel the planet."
- Chaim Potok
(Related: Experience, Travel, People, Media, Today)

"Conservatives were griping for decades about liberal media and nobody paid attention. Now, all of a sudden, one news channel has gotten a whole new community of people freaked out."
- Michael K. Powell
(Related: People, Attention, Community, Liberal, Media, News, Now)

"Never trust any complicated cocktail that remainds perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in, and then immediately clouds."
- Terry Prachett
(Related: Trust, Clouds)

"How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. That's why I am not against violence in the media, I am against the glorification of immoral violence."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Society, Aggression, Media, Questions, Violence, Will)

"Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: War, Being, Democracy, Losing, Now, Years)

"Among pacifists it was above all the English who always insisted on the importance of disarmament. They said that the man in the street would not understand the kind of pacifism that neglected to demand immediate restriction of armaments."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: English, Importance, Man, Pacifism)

"If Senator Kerry understands the nature of this threat and the need to take on terror, then he should immediately repudiate these troubling comments, and stop all efforts on behalf of his surrogates to blame America for these attacks."
- Marc Racicot
(Related: Nature, America, Blame, Terror)

"I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt positive behavior rather than doing evil. They should not expect an immediate reaction in return for their positive measures. It will take time."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Time, Positive, Americans, Behavior, Evil, Will)

"Sure, the comedians who swear or use scatological humor can get laughs, but they're uncomfortable laughs."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Humor, Comedians)

"I'm concerned about the insidious influence of the media's bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Daughters, Influence, Media, Parents, Sons)

"This life that has been given to us as a gift, as such a precious gift. To really try to understand it, really try to recognize it, is the greatest meditation. Through the media of this Knowledge we can tap into our inner sources that are so beautiful."
- Prem Rawat
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Media, Meditation)

"When you get too big a majority, you're immediately in trouble.'"
- Sam Rayburn
(Related: Majority, Trouble)

"Nobody seriously believes in the social philosophies of the immediate past."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Past)

"Women candidates have two unique problems. They have trouble raising money and being taken seriously by the media."
- Maureen Reagan
(Related: Money, Women, Being, Media, Problems, Trouble)

"Personally I discovered that you could go through the academy as a young scholar, come out, and almost immediately have an impact on the academic environment."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: Environment)

"Median wages of production workers, who comprise 80 percent of the workforce, haven't risen in 30 years, adjusted for inflation."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Inflation, Production, Wages, Workers, Years)

"I have faith the men and women of the Coast Guard will immediately rise to the challenge and see the people hit by Katrina through until the storm has truly calmed."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Faith, Men, Women, People, Challenge, Will)

"When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I'm trying to determine who's leaving the legacy, and if the legacy that is being left is a positive one."
- Tim Reid
(Related: Positive, Being, Culture, Media, Trying, Want)

"Comedians are really writers who don't have pens and pencils about them, but they riff."
- Carl Reiner
(Related: Comedians, Writers)

"In many ways, I think that, while we've been remarkably violent in our media, there's been a real schizophrenia. In private, on the Internet, and on public-affairs shows or talk radio, we're way more explicit than we've ever been."
- Ivan Reitman
(Related: Internet, Media, Public, Talk)

"Having a home away from the media glare is important to world-class athletes."
- Mary Lou Retton
(Related: Home, Athletes, Media, World)

"I grew up with Scientology - my parents at one point were clerical. It's a pragmatic philosophy, not merely a belief system. Yeah, it's had media exposure because certain luminaries do Scientology, but millions of people do it who are not celebrities. It's not a threat or some cult."
- Giovanni Ribisi
(Related: People, Belief, Media, Parents, Philosophy, Scientology)

"After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated, if capital and population increased, more food would be required, and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Food, First, Land, Population)

"Any time you have a situation in which you are calling for more time rather than calling for Iraq to immediately comply, it plays into the hands of Saddam Hussein."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Time, Iraq)

"But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past."
- Donna Rice
(Related: First, Media, Past, Post, Race, Washington, Woman)

"For a man who purports to have learned of media ethics only this month, Mr. Williams has spent an undue amount of time appearing as a media ethicist on both CNN and the cable news networks of NBC."
- Frank Rich
(Related: Time, Ethics, Man, Media, News)

"I don't mean that if you're a Christian, walking close to God, you will immediately gain celebrity. you may fail as an artist, because you may not have what the public want at that time, and you have to be prepared for that."
- Cliff Richard
(Related: God, Time, Christian, Artist, Celebrity, Gain, May, Public, Walking, Want, Will)

"Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine? How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare, 'I want this child to grow up to be a media planner'?"
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Advertising, Baby, Law, Media, Medicine, Parents, Profession, Want)

"Coal companies have a lot of power in the media, and unfortunately a lot of information doesn't get out."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Power, Information, Media)

"The duty of responsibility placed on any MP is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed and I for one don't believe the Conservative Party would abuse that trust by selecting someone who did not have the goods to do the job, just for the sake of media coverage."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Trust, Abuse, Conservative, Duty, Job, Media, Party, Responsibility)

"With regard to the youth vote we should encourage them to partake in the process, making more use of our education system to show the role Government plays in their lives, but also utilise the youth media they relate to to better connect them to our message."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Education, Government, Media, Vote, Youth)

"The electronic media introduced this idea to the larger audience very, very quickly. We spent years and years and years meeting with activists all over Europe to lay the groundwork for a political response, as we did here."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Idea, Europe, Media, Meeting, Years)

"If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges."
- Pat Riley
(Related: Attitude, Positive, Effort, Problems, Will)

"Living with the immediacy of death helps you sort out your priorities in life. It helps you to live a less trivial life."
- Sogyal Rinpoche
(Related: Death, Life, Living, Priorities)

"You take a plug and put it in a socket, and that's what the theatre is-it lights up right away. You speak, and they respond immediately."
- Chita Rivera
(Related: Right, Theatre)

"Theatre is immediate gratification."
- Chita Rivera
(Related: Theatre)

"The elite media has been caught in so many lies because of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded, their circulation is down, and their profits are down."
- Geraldo Rivera
(Related: Lies, Media, Reputation)

"I wouldn't even get elected. I'd probably deck a couple of people, too which would not play very well with the national media."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: People, Media, Play)

"Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: People, Idea, Focus)

"It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-biased media and the homosexuals who want to destroy all Christians."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Congress, Liberal, Media, Want)

"Columbine was so frightening. And the media took off with it, like everything else, so it instilled more fear in people. You're looking around at school for kids like the ones who committed the shootings, and you feel wrong for doing that, you know?"
- John Robinson
(Related: People, Fear, Kids, Media, School, Wrong)

"In a way, certain sections of the media always wanted to knock me because I had captained my country and been skipper at Old Trafford. It was all a bit odd really."
- Bryan Robson
(Related: Country, Media, Old)

"Dick Gregory was a great comedian who went and got arrested, did hunger strikes, protests. It never hurt his career to be outspoken."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Career, Hunger, Hurt)

"Richard Pryor is, in my mind, the most honest comedian. He bared his soul to people. I think that's why everybody loved him so much."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Soul, People, Mind)

"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke."
- Will Rogers
(Related: People, Comedians, Politicians)

"Downloading is definitely on the rise, but not because it's free - that's probably third on the list - but because it's immediate and the selection is virtually unlimited."
- Don Rose
"I was in a profession that received a lot of media."
- Darrell Royal
(Related: Media, Profession)

"Never has the political class or the mainstream media that covers them been more out of touch with the American people than they are today."
- Marco Rubio
(Related: People, American, Class, Media, Today)

"The two things that could have been better is number one, to get major military force into the community almost immediately to make sure that there was law and order. Number two, we had enough helicopters to airlift food into the centers of population and those places."
- Warren Rudman
(Related: Food, Community, Force, Law, Military, Order, Population)

"Ever since I was a kid, I just loved those comedians on TV who would just have fun with the language."
- Alan Rudolph
(Related: Comedians, Fun, Language)

"I don't know that we do. I had thought ours worked well, but I had never examined it too closely. A lot of media people will be looking for a case that might make Texas Governor George Bush think twice about what he's doing."
- George Ryan
(Related: Thought, People, Media, Will)

"There were so much affairs of me created by the media... of course I was not always a true single. I had some relations, once also to a famous pop star."
- Gabriela Sabatini
(Related: Famous, Media)

"More immediately, I'm currently working on another Dracula in which there will be connections with ancient Egypt. That's about as far as I want to go in commenting on current work."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Work, Want, Will)

"I had immediate success in the sense that I sold something right off the bat. I thought it was going to be a piece of cake and it really wasn't. I have drawers full of - or I did have - drawers full of rejection slips."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Success, Thought, Rejection, Right, Sense)

"Between understanding and faith immediate connections must subsist."
- Marquis de Sade
(Related: Faith, Understanding)

"There was this whole middle time that only Chris Rock came out of, you know, 10 years ago it was Chris and a few other people, but that's about it. Chris is in a class of his own; I don't see another comedian who I put in high regard as him."
- Bob Saget
(Related: Time, People, Class, Years)

"It's 103 comedians, or however many it is, and how would everyone tell it. It's enough people of substance that it makes you think of the people who aren't there that are alive."
- Bob Saget
(Related: People, Comedians)

"For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me."
- Andrei Sakharov
(Related: Time, Family, Lie, Difficulties, Friends, Pressure)

"Jackie Kennedy was magnificent in the days and weeks immediately following her husband's assassination. She was especially wonderful to me."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: HusbAssassination)

"Anyone who composes and conducts at the same time is immediately suspect, because he must be faking one or the other."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Time)

"Instrumental music is increasingly marginalized and there's just no outlet, there's no venue for it, in terms of media."
- David Sanborn
(Related: Music, Media)

"I want to thank all of the fans and media who made playing in the NFL such a wonderful experience. I have had the pleasure of meeting many of them."
- Barry Sanders
(Related: Experience, Fans, Media, Meeting, Pleasure, Want)

"To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me. I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Thought, People, Actor)

"When I got into this, I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me, I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor, and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Thought, People, Actor)

"There are ways that we can manipulate the corporate media to talk about the issues that we care about."
- Justin Sane
(Related: Care, Corporate, Media, Talk)

"The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little longer."
- George Santayana
"I'm always told that what I say is controversial. Why is it controversial? Because I speak from a tradition that has now fallen out of favor with the dominant media in this country. And so when I say things like marriage should be between one man and one woman, I'm called a bigot."
- Rick Santorum
(Related: Marriage, Country, Man, Media, Now, Tradition, Woman)

"Impatience translates itself into a desire to have something immediate done about it all, and, as is generally the case with impatience, resolves itself in the easiest way that lies ready to hand."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Desire, Impatience, Lies)

"When I tell people I'm a comedian they say, 'Oh, are you funny?' I say, 'No, it's not that kind of comedy.'"
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Funny, People, Comedy)

"Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous. That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity."
- Marilyn vos Savant
"Our free enterprise system of disseminating information is collectively referred to as The Media. But there is no collective."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Information, Media)

"Dire Straits is a great band. Someone tells you they like ""Brothers in Arms"" and immediately you know they're a stupid annoying git."
- Alexei Sayle
"The media in America has become so cowed and compromised."
- John Sayles
(Related: America, Media)

"There was a widespread indignation in the American media. They were saying, 'How can you make a movie during an election that's about politics? What are you doing? Are you trying to influence people's lives?' To which my response was, 'Well, I hope so.'"
- John Sayles
(Related: Politics, People, Hope, American, Influence, Media, Saying, Trying)

"This is all about a media war that continues to rage between the old and new media. Unfortunately for our soldiers, these brave Americans are caught in the crossfire."
- Joe Scarborough
(Related: War, Americans, Media, Old, Soldiers)

"Today they have proven once again that the mainstream media can't print enough bad news about our troops."
- Joe Scarborough
(Related: Media, News, Today, Troops)

"And when Roger talks about the frightened ones running away from the bombs, I immediately thought of my days when I was young and I had to wear these gas masks."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Thought, Bombs, Running)

"The Western media tends to place a lot of emphasis on official institutions in Ukraine such as its supreme court, the central election commission, and the parliament. In reality, the people of Ukraine now control their destiny."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: People, Control, Court, Destiny, Media, Now, Parliament, Reality)

"I don't know how you can do it, if you don't recognition the media as a power center in America."
- Sydney Schanberg
(Related: Power, America, Media)

"We talk about a free press. These people hide, they make a lot of money off the media. They hide behind the slogans of free press, and then they can come out with crap like that. It's just garbage. It's insulting to the readers."
- Robert Scheer
(Related: Money, People, Media, Press, Talk)

"After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Values, Americans, Enemies, Media)

"The thing that people seem to miss about not just Google, but also our competitors, Yahoo, eBay and so forth, is that there's an awful lot of communities that have never been served by traditional media."
- Eric Schmidt
(Related: People, Media)

"So many people think they need to have serious equipment. In the magazines and the media, they see all this stylish stuff, especially on TV, and they think, That's what I need to make it work. You don't. I'm attempting a little bit of liberation here."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Work, People, Media)

"We need a free media, not just freedom of speech."
- Tom Scholz
(Related: Freedom, Media, Speech)

"High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Dreams, Action, Decisions, Principles)

"Even though I don't agree with either Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann on virtually anything, I do think the unique scrutiny - because of their gender and highlighting the potential conflict between them is a product of the media's desire for juicy storylines. I think it's inappropriate."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Conflict, Desire, Gender, Media, Potential)

"There's nothing like a play. It's so immediate and every performance is different. As an actor, you have the most control over what the audience is seeing."
- David Schwimmer
(Related: Control, Performance, Actor, Nothing, Play)

"He has a very extensive public relations apparatus that is paid for by the taxpayers of this state. They are some of the best in the business. and he is a master at getting not only television but other media exposure on the basis of confrontation and chaos."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Business, Chaos, Media, Public, State, Television)

"Well, I think that those of us in public life that are trying to do a good job, and that are faced with this popular new game that the media has of being critical of everything that anybody in public office does probably are thin-skinned."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Life, Being, Job, Media, Office, Popular, Public, Trying)

"As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack, it is sometimes difficult to realise what teeming life exists immediately beneath its surface."
- Robert Falcon Scott
(Related: Life)

"Certainly I feel like I'm the tip of the arrow at times because certainly the national media wants to talk about the fact that I'm a black Republican and some people think of that as zany that a black person would be a conservative but to me what is zany is any person black, white, red, brown or yellow not being a conservative."
- Tim Scott
(Related: People, Being, Conservative, Fact, Media, Republican, Talk)

"I am looking forward to being part of the E! team. This unique opportunity allows my company to take the next step in providing multimedia content."
- Ryan Seacrest
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Company, Content)

"When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions, including literacy, basic health care and gender equity, aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh."
- Amartya Sen
(Related: Health, Opportunity, Care, Gender, Obsessions, Old)

"Then suddenly something just kicked me. I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different atmosphere than you normally are. My immediate reaction was to back off, slow down."
- Ayrton Senna
"If government and media and all of us in the Australian tribe got together, and the rock industry, we'd just be the greatest cultural force the world has ever seen - we're such an amazing race."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Government, Force, Media, Race, World)

"It wasn't a checkpoint but a patrol which immediately opened fire after they trained their light on us."
- Giuliana Sgrena
(Related: Fire, Light)

"I'm no way one of those comedians who want to do drama. I really do love comedies. I hope to go back to it."
- Molly Shannon
(Related: Love, Hope, Comedians, Drama, Want)

"I'm a performer, comedian, entertainer, writer and director."
- William Shatner
(Related: Writer)

"I do not believe in censorship, but I believe we already have censorship in what is called marketing theory, namely the only information we get in mainstream media is for profit."
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: Censorship, Information, Marketing, Media, Profit, Theory)

"They're making a song and dance because that serves their immediate interests. But what will happen tomorrow? They will have to pay salaries and pensions."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Dance, Song, Tomorrow, Will)

"There's no question that Stalin broke the agreements made at Yalta completely about elections that were supposed to be held immediately in Poland, and Eastern Europe was plunged into slavery as a consequence."
- Mark Shields
(Related: Elections, Europe, Question, Slavery)

"The money is in a different league these days, of course, but I have special memories of the 60s and 70s which players today don't have. There wasn't the same celebrity attitude and media exposure. We had a bit more freedom."
- Peter Shilton
(Related: Money, Attitude, Celebrity, Freedom, Media, Memories, Today)

"My mom is two people to me. She's my mom number one, and then she's this lady most comedians know as being a legendary owner of a nightclub that's responsible for starting a lot of heavy careers."
- Pauly Shore
(Related: Mom, People, Being, Careers, Comedians, Lady)

"I can pretty much call anyone, whether at the White House, in a company or in the media. I have access, because of the silliness of the entertainment world and how people react to it. It gave me an enormous opportunity to do anything I really want to."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: People, Opportunity, Company, Entertainment, Media, Pretty, Want, World)

"Nothing is really media driven or committee driven, so you can actually just produce something."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: Committee, Media, Nothing)

"The realm of immediate or personal knowledge is a narrow circle in which these bodies move; the realm of knowledge derived through faith is as wide as the universe, and old as eternity."
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: Faith, Knowledge, Eternity, Old, Universe)

"Bush sees the evil as out there in the wider world, residing in people who 'hate freedom'. Look at his immediate response to the pictures of prisoner abuse; this is not what Americans do, these are not our values."
- Peter Singer
(Related: People, Values, Abuse, Americans, Evil, Freedom, World)

"Had Rumsfeld said at any time 'get me a report on what's going on', he could have had it. You're right, it depends on choices that we make, which parts of the world we want to be in immediate contact with."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Time, Choices, Right, Want, World)

"A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves."
- Sivananda
(Related: Love, Peace, Thought, Desire, Hate, Mind)

"A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Love, Thought, Desire, Hate, Mind)

"Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Heart, Forget, Hatred, Injury)

"But I learned first-hand how the news media operates by watching how they interpreted, changed, and misrepresented my intentions."
- Joey Skaggs
(Related: First, Intentions, Media, News)

"The media's job is to question a premise."
- Joey Skaggs
(Related: Job, Media, Question)

"As you get older you learn some balance and mediation in your life - that's where I am right now. I feel pretty comfortable about things."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Life, Balance, Now, Pretty, Right)

"We believe the currently one cannot speak of a revolutionary situation, just as there is no concrete possibilities of an immediate and comprehensive assumption of power by the people."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Power, People, Possibilities)

"It's not difficult in South Africa for the ordinary person to see the link between capitalism and racist exploitation, and when one sees the link one immediately thinks in terms of a socialist alternative."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Capitalism, Exploitation)

"In 35 years of being in the media, I've had all this mud flung at me many, many times. It's not the first time. It's nothing unusual. I've been through it all before and the best way to deal with it is not to read them."
- Delia Smith
(Related: Time, Being, First, Media, Nothing, Years)

"There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power to bewitch some people into trying, or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try or making believe to fancy that they wish to try, to bring back the Middle Ages."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Art, Power, People, Fancy, Trying, Wishing)

"Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Architecture, Beauty, Poetry, Heart, Churches, May)

"I'm tired of being lied to by government, by the media, and by every corporation I have anything to do with."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Government, Being, Media)

"As to the media, they are protected by the First Amendment, as they should be."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: First, Media)

"People in the mass media tend more and more every day to look and act like elected and appointed officials."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: People, Act, Day, Media)

"The fact is that surveys which media people openly admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their customers believe they're doing a good job, while the average profit margin in television is in the neighborhood of eighty percent."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: People, Fact, Job, Media, Profit, Television)

"If any of our songs ever did make it on the top ten, I'd disband the group immediately."
- Robert Smith
(Related: Songs)

"A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Health, Happiness, Conscience)

"In 1941 I finished at Allison Intermediate School (grades 7-9), and started at North High School, commuting by bicycle about 5 miles from home to school."
- Vernon L. Smith
(Related: Home, School)

"No nation as young as America can be expected to become immediately a power in the arts."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Power, America, Nation)

"But theater, because of its nature, both text, images, multimedia effects, has a wider base of communication with an audience. That's why I call it the most social of the various art forms."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Art, Nature, Communication, Theater)

"Yale is practicing a most unusual media strategy. I'd call it Just say nothing."
- Merrie Spaeth
(Related: Strategy, Media, Nothing)

"The average comedian is kind of an observer looking at everyday things that everyone could relate to and then trying to find the exaggeration in those things."
- Aries Spears
(Related: Exaggeration, Trying)

"Christina Aguilera and I are friends no matter what the media makes up."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Friends, Media)

"Actually, after the release of the Bond film, the producers came back to me to offer me another one, but I didn't have any juice left for an immediate encore."
- Roger Spottiswoode
(Related: Film)

"Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Faith, Life, God, Virtue, Christ, Grace, Justification)

"Well, even to this day, if I smell a Big Mac, I'm like Pavlov's dog. My mouth starts watering immediately, like, 'Man, that is so good,' but I can't take a bite of it."
- Morgan Spurlock
(Related: Day)

"Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Time, Letters, Politeness)

"Come here immediately and see if you can find the murderer of the President."
- Edwin M. Stanton
(Related: President)

"I think the media makes it tough to play in New York. There are so many papers and TV channels covering the Knicks and the expectations for the Knicks are so high."
- John Starks
(Related: Expectations, Media, Play)

"I am not here to accuse the media of anything."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Media)

"Since 1994, unemployment rates are lower. Median household income is higher. A greater percentage of Americans are graduating from college. Home ownership rates are higher. And the violent crime rate has decreased."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Home, Americans, College, Crime, Income, Ownership, Unemployment)

"My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club, and that's where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out."
- Leigh Steinberg
(Related: Comedians, Country, Hollywood, Running)

"I don't think there's much distinction between surveillance and media in general. Better media means better surveillance. Cams are everywhere."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Media)

"I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Life, Famous, Media, Name)

"I became alienated from this religious upbringing, and started making music. I wanted to be a big star. All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me, and perhaps I thought this was my god: the goal of making money."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Money, Music, Thought, Goal, Media, Religious)

"I suppose that the media and their portrayal of Islam and the almost tribal separations and divisions of the Muslims are the greatest issues confronting Muslims in the United Kingdom."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Islam, Media, United)

"With the media, I could be quick and ugly and critical. I tend to wear my emotions on my sleeve."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Emotions, Media, Quick, Ugly)

"Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents were in the business and that I grew up around actors, comedians and directors."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Business, Talent, Actors, Comedians, Parents)

"I try to give the media as many confusing images as I can to retain my freedom. What's real is for my children and the people I live with."
- Sting
(Related: People, Children, Freedom, Media)

"And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music."
- Karlheinz Stockhausen
(Related: Art, Music, Intelligence, Perception, Consciousness, Media, Senses, Sensibility, Will)

"The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists."
- Tom Stoppard
(Related: Media)

"I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon."
- Tom Stoppard
(Related: Change, Journalism, World)

"The name of Jesus, like a secret charm, awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts, and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness, and every desire of dutiful obedience, which constitute Christian purity."
- John Strachan
(Related: Action, Christian, Charm, Desire, Emotions, Feeling, Name, Obedience, Purity)

"And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts, and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification, it is surprising that so much poetry is written."
- Mark Strand
(Related: Poetry, Culture, Entertainment)

"Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I don't think it really changes."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Personality)

"Nothing is more misleading to the youth of a nation than to state the outcome immediately after the beginning as if nothing could have taken place in between."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Beginning, Misleading, Nation, Nothing, State, Youth)

"The history of nations shows that words are not always immediately followed by action."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: History, Action, Nations, Words)

"In this respect I expressed my doubts about using the Corps directly on the South coast, to form a bridgehead for the Army - as the area immediately behind the coast was now covered with obstacles. These doubts were accepted by Hitler."
- Kurt Student
(Related: Army, Now, Obstacles, Respect)

"I will always admit immediately to what's obvious, which is that Homo sapiens is inherently erotic or inherently sensual from birth."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: Obvious, Will)

"The world is shrinking as we see more and more of it in the media, and the more we see of the world, the smaller we are, the more aware we are of how insignificant any one of us is."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: Media, World)

"In a private room he showed me the first specimens of gold, that is he was not certain if it was gold or not, but he thought it might be; immediately I made the proof and found that it was gold."
- John Sutter
(Related: Thought, First, Gold, Proof)

"The Media is ruled by Satan. But yet I wonder if many Christians fully understand that."
- Jimmy Swaggart
(Related: Media, Satan, Wonder)

"Girlfriend and 100 Percent Fun were my two peeks, around '92 and '96. The reality is that the times I had the most media success, sold lots of records and played bigger shows, I had the least control of my own life."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Life, Success, Girlfriend, Control, Fun, Media, Reality)

"It seems like when I first started, people got into comedy because they wanted to be good comedians."
- Wanda Sykes
(Related: People, Comedians, Comedy, First)

"It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Kindness)

"Doubts are like stains on a shirt. I like shirts with stains, because when I'm given a shirt that's too clean, one that's completely white, I immediately start having doubts."
- Antonio Tabucchi
"When you're kept by a patron you don't have to duke it out in the media marketplace for dollars and for readers. In some ways that's a blessing because it takes a lot of pressure off you."
- David Talbot
(Related: Media, Pressure)

"People sort of take it for granted, but the more you see of the media world the more you appreciate a paper like the Times where its family continues to invest in editorial quality and I think it's the truly is the best paper in the world."
- David Talbot
(Related: Family, Quality, People, Media, World)

"The entire American media apparatus bought into the drug war - which is an enormously damaging and costly undertaking for this country - and there wasn't enough critical reporting about it and that's why it's gotten out of hand."
- David Talbot
(Related: War, American, Country, Media)

"There are not that many new media brands you can say that about nowadays."
- David Talbot
(Related: Media)

"I think we've broken story after story that the rest of the media refused to break even when they had the story because they were scared of the story, or they just didn't think it was appropriate."
- David Talbot
(Related: Media, Rest)

"In such an environment, I was able to study things that could be of immediate usefulness to the world. That learning experience undoubtedly served me well when I eventually entered the work force."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Experience, Work, Environment, Force, Learning, Study, Usefulness, World)

"The immediate, highest priority need, in my humble opinion, is that we build quickly the interim structures that can channel water away from population and businesses in the New Orleans area."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Opinion, Population, Water)

"I'm sure if we had made an album that was more traditional would have been released immediately. When we actually play this music on stage and people become familiar with it, it will become more popular."
- Mick Taylor
(Related: Music, People, Play, Popular, Will)

"Without a Mayaguez, or something comparable that we don't see in the immediate future, there is probably no one thing the President can do to himself to turn this situation around."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Future, President)

"Ought we not to ask the media to agree among themselves a voluntary code of conduct, under which they would not say or show anything which could assist the terrorists' morale or their cause while the hijack lasted."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Cause, Media)

"I'd only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I'd not read books 2 or 3. I'd just read a bit of it. And I'd seen the films."
- David Thewlis
(Related: Books, First, Media)

"I will hear no talk that there are no intermediate-range weapons on the NATO side."
- E. P. Thompson
(Related: Talk, Weapons, Will)

"We need men and women to sit down and talk to each other about sex honestly and openly. That would help us fight Aids so immediately. But our lack of communication is hugely problematic."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Communication, Fight, Help, Talk)

"The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Life, Will)

"Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear."
- James Thurber
(Related: Comedy, Famous, Obscurity, Satire, Saying, Wit, Witty)

"I am shocked by the easy attitude of many in the media towards disclosing our Nation's secrets."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Attitude, Media, Nation, Secrets)

"I was born in Champaign in 1918. From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools, I went to the University High School in the twin city, Urbana."
- James Tobin
(Related: School, Schools, University)

"When I told my friends I was going to be a comedian, they laughed at me."
- Carrot Top
(Related: Friends)

"Any setting can potentially acquire this vividness. It slowly arrives during the period of research, until it is as immediate to me as my own real surroundings."
- Rose Tremain
(Related: Research)

"There is no method by which an average citizen can effectively fight the White House in the media."
- Linda Tripp
(Related: Fight, Media)

"As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Life, Contentment, Evening, Leisure, Want)

"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)

"It is idle to waste time and discuss whether it was within our power and duty to see whether we could prepare a Bill better than the Remedial Bill."
- Charles Tupper
(Related: Power, Time, Duty, Waste)

"I'm not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Politics, Work, Causes, Help)

"We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces."
- Ted Turner
(Related: Giants, Media, Rules, Will)

"The media is too concentrated, too few people own too much. There's really five companies that control 90 percent of what we read, see and hear. It's not healthy."
- Ted Turner
(Related: People, Control, Media)

"Levi is one of the best authors I've ever read. It's hard not to have an immediate personal response to his work. He has such a quiet tone."
- John Turturro
(Related: Work, Quiet)

"A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past."
- Kenneth Tynan
(Related: Living, Past, Sense)

"Knowledge once gained casts a light beyond its own immediate boundaries."
- John Tyndall
(Related: Knowledge, Light)

"Common sense tells us that this explosion of media sources should eliminate any concern over a lack of diversity of views in the marketplace and competition."
- Fred Upton
(Related: Common sense, Competition, Concern, Diversity, Media)

"Up North you are holding your own. Everyone considers themselves a comedian."
- Johnny Vegas
"I just don't like people coming up to me and saying something. It immediately makes you become insincere. There is no way you can react to it sincerely."
- Tom Verlaine
(Related: People, Saying)

"I don't see us as a big media gimmick band. We don't have a cultivated appearance or anything like Kiss."
- Tom Verlaine
(Related: Kiss, Appearance, Media)

"The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity - much less dissent."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: Corporate, Country, Dissent, First, Media, Opinion, states, United, Wonders, World)

"Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was, ut more to immediate 'effectiveness', is now drifting towards a decline, it's civic fall from grace."
- Paul Virilio
(Related: Science, Grace, Now)

"God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh."
- Voltaire
(Related: God)

"If information ends up in the wrong hands, the lives of people very often are immediately at risk."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: People, Information, Risk, Wrong)

"We all know that, unfortunately, the media does not always portray the good things that are happening in Iraq and Afghanistan, and this will be a great opportunity for us to glean some information from the Iraqi women who are here for us to also take back to our constituents."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Afghanistan, Information, Iraq, Media, Will)

"I tried to keep it secret, but the story got into the newspapers. It was more difficult for my family, who couldn't understand why the media wouldn't leave me in peace."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Peace, Family, Media, Newspapers)

"An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece, whether it's a play or movie."
- Christopher Walken
(Related: Actor, Play)

"I don't make mistakes. I make prophecies which immediately turn out to be wrong."
- Murray Walker
(Related: Mistakes, Wrong)

"The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Power, Circumstances, Desire, Environment, Gain, Order, Play, Prejudice, Thinking)

"The media seems to think only abortion and gay marriage are religious issues. Poverty is a moral issue, it's a faith issue, it's a religious issue."
- Jim Wallis
(Related: Faith, Marriage, Abortion, Gay, Media, Poverty, Religious)

"What they will try to do is get symbolic victories. Symbolism is important to them. They have little else. But they will strike, I believe, at centers of media, of financial, of American power, of American culture; and that is where we should place our bet."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Power, Financial, American, Culture, Media, Will)

"If some woman tells me how she feels about something, my immediate assumption is that she wants an answer, or that she wants me to solve her problem. In fact, all she wants to do is share, or show how she feels."
- Fred Ward
(Related: Fact, Woman)

"It was immediately apparent that it was full of tricky ingredients to balance. In fact, I found it very intriguing. What held me back from saying yes to the producer was that I wasn't sure who could play Truman."
- Peter Weir
(Related: Balance, Fact, Play, Saying)

"It's also that comedians don't have the kind of narcissism that actors have. They're writers who perform their own material. It's more interesting. And they're sexy because they risk more. Stand-up comedians risk more than anyone."
- Rachel Weisz
(Related: Actors, Comedians, Risk, Writers)

"The mainstream media doesn't want to get into this because they don't want to know where this one goes."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Media, Want)

"The mainstream media has its own agenda. They do not want to print the facts. They have an agenda, they have a slant, they have a bias. It is outrageous to me."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Facts, Media, Want)

"The Pentagon today will not allow any of these people who work for the Pentagon, to talk to the media. They have gagged them from talking to members of Congress."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Work, People, Congress, Media, Talk, Talking, Today, Will)

"With the exception of the New York Times, Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio, the rest of the mainstream media has basically been silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Dumb, Media, News, Rest, Talk)

"Women's courage is rather different from men's. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle."
- Mary Wesley
(Related: Men, Women, People, Courage, Battle, Children, Fact, Husbands, Illness)

"It's the first war we've ever fought on the television screen and the first war that our country ever fought where the media had full reign."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: War, Country, First, Media, Television)

"We moved into the back, made it into a little 50s sitting room and started to sell the records. We had an immediate success. For one thing, these Teddy Boys were thrilled to buy the records."
- Vivienne Westwood
(Related: Success, Boys)

"Advertisers are very wary of ideological media."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Media)

"Conservative talk radio works because there are lots of conservatives who are convinced that they are not getting the whole story from the regular media."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Conservative, Media, Talk)

"So along with several very popular Internet sites, talk radio has served as alternative media that gives listeners information that they otherwise would not hear."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Information, Internet, Media, Popular, Talk)

"Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so."
- Byron White
(Related: Force, Harm)

"My goal is just to become a better comedian."
- Ron White
(Related: Goal)

"I was considered by my peers to be a good comedian. So that's all I ever strived to do was get some recognition from my peers."
- Ron White
"This brought on the news media, TV crews, interviews, and numerous public appearances."
- Ryan White
(Related: Media, News, Public)

"Incorruptibility by money is the old story... Now it's incorruptibility by media."
- Leon Wieseltier
(Related: Money, Media, Now, Old)

"The objects of the present life fill the human eye with a false magnification because of their immediacy."
- William Wilberforce
(Related: Life, Eye, Present)

"I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Art, Being, Sense, Theatre)

"I wanted to do - there was this film called 'Magic' that Anthony Hopkins did. And the director wanted me. The writer wanted me. Joe Levine said no, I don't want any comedians in this."
- Gene Wilder
(Related: Comedians, Film, Want, Writer)

"Look, three love affairs in history, are Abelard and Eloise, Romeo and Juliet and the American media and this President at the moment. But this doesn't matter over time. Reality will impinge. If his programs work, he's fine. If it doesn't work, all of the adulation of journalists in the world won't matter."
- George Will
(Related: Love, History, Time, Work, American, Media, President, Reality, Will, World)

"Therefore the great mediator of any community is human morality."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Morality, Community)

"The famous saying 'God is love', it is generally assumed, means that God is like our immediate emotional indulgence, not that the meaning of love ought to have something of the 'otherness' and terror of God."
- Charles Williams
(Related: Love, God, Famous, Meaning, Saying, Terror)

"There was a time when the FCC tried to require a certain amount of television and media to be educational, a certain amount to be newsworthy and a certain amount of it to be public access."
- Montel Williams
(Related: Time, Media, Public, Television)

"I'm closer to being happy. I'm doing things that make me happy. In football I loved to practice and I loved to play, but I hated to be in meetings, hated to talk to the media, hated to have cameras in my face, hated to sign autographs. I hated to do all those things."
- Ricky Williams
(Related: Being, Football, Media, Meetings, Play, Practice, Talk)

"When the media ask George W. Bush a question, he answers, 'Can I use a lifeline?'"
- Robin Williams
(Related: Answers, Media, Question)

"A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Argument, Media, Public, Talk)

"One of the most powerful defences the media can offer for controversial actions is, of course, public interest."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Actions, Interest, Media, Public)

"It appears that the media filters we carry in our heads are like computers: they've been forced to get faster in order to keep up with the demands our high-speed society puts on them."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Society, Media, Order)

"I have long felt that it is readers and viewers of conservative media who could benefit from a more balanced discussion of what is at stake in our policy and the actions of our government."
- Joe Wilson
(Related: Government, Policy, Actions, Conservative, Media)

"The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Future, Land, Mankind, Nations, Question, Sea)

"There have been a number of us working very, very hard to bring myth and fairy tales into public consciousness, through fantasy literature and other media. I hope we're succeeding in some small way."
- Terri Windling
(Related: Hope, Consciousness, Fantasy, Literature, Media, Myth, Public)

"Being a Southern person and a blonde, it's not a good combination. Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: People, Being)

"To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Family, Religion, Values, Culture, June, Play, Spirituality, Woman)

"The lies the government and media tell are amplifications of the lies we tell ourselves. To stop being conned, stop conning yourself."
- James Wolcott
(Related: Government, Being, Lies, Media)

"Well the specific role of the World Bank is to be ready with financial assistance immediately after this emergency takes place because you need to reconnect water, you need to reconnect power, you need roads, you need bridges, and that has to be done urgently."
- James Wolfensohn
(Related: Power, Financial, Water, World)

"The second time I was there I met Marcel Duchamp, and we immediately fell for each other. Which doesn't mean a thing because I think anybody who met Marcel fell for him."
- Beatrice Wood
(Related: Time)

"Dick Van Dyke was my first idol. He's an amazing physical comedian, like a classic clown, but also very smart and not afraid to show vulnerability."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: First, Vulnerability)

"I had a woman breakdown and cry when she met me which was difficult to deal with because immediately when someone starts to cry, you want to comfort them, you know, "Poor thing." I comforted her. I tried to make her feel better."
- Elijah Wood
(Related: Comfort, Want, Woman)

"Just look at the messages today's media are sending everybody, from TV and commercials to actors and singers. Kids are just drowning in that 24-7 and it's getting really bad."
- Evan Rachel Wood
(Related: Actors, Kids, Media, Today)

"I just think my body can't handle it any more. I did try a little drink a while back, and I was actually physically ill. I went into an immediate depression, and felt awful, just dreadful. So that's it. I'm over it now."
- Ron Wood
(Related: Body, Depression, Now)

"They decided that unpaid leave could only be granted through the decision of a council that consisted almost entirely of scientists who couldn't understand my reasons for wanting to go so. They said no, no unpaid. So I immediately resigned."
- George Woodcock
(Related: Decision, Scientists)

"They still have some money, and they have needs to supply. They must begin immediately to pool their earnings and organize industries to participate in supplying social and economic demands."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Money, Needs)

"If you interviewed 1,000 politicians and asked about whether the media's too soft or too hard, about 999 would say too hard."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Media, Politicians)

"We need to police ourselves in the media."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Media, Police)

"I don't think there will ever be a permanent truce, but I believe the media needs to be more careful and be willing to count to 10 before rushing on the air or into print."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Media, Needs, Will)

"I think that everyone is kind of confused about the information they get from the media and rightly so. I'm confused about the information I get from the media."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Media)

"For me, what's a more important question is how we get at least the option of more diverse experiences in this media."
- Will Wright
(Related: Media, Question)

"The task of physiological psychology remains the same in the analysis of ideas that it was in the investigation of sensations: to act as mediator between the neighbouring sciences of physiology and psychology."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Ideas, Act, Investigation, Psychology)

"We are well aware from which countries and through which countries the terrorists are receiving support. In the immediate future I shall be calling upon the leaders of these states to put a stop to this kind of activity."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Countries, Future, Leaders, states, Support)

"So ultimately, it's idealistic to think that artists are able to step away from the power of the media and the way it controls things, and go on doing their own things."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Power, Artists, Media)

"I think maybe since there isn't a great deal of access to the mainstream media and people don't understand the language of mainstream media, if you put music out there with lyrics that are loosely political, people absorb some of it and spit it back out."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Music, People, Language, Media)

"I don't see it in terms of changing things, but rather using language and music as weapons for fighting a mainstream media which is predominately right wing, and loyal to the political framework and its corporate interests."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Music, Corporate, Fighting, Language, Media, Right, Weapons)

"As far as the media is concerned, I wouldn't shoot anything down."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Media)

"I don't like the American media - particularly Fox."
- Neil Young
(Related: American, Media)

"The corporations and the media don't need power; they already have it."
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
(Related: Power, Corporations, Media)

"With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia, and we saw that the traditional way of communicating by phone no longer made a lot of sense."
- Niklas Zennstrom
(Related: Computers, Work, Sense)

"Half of the great comedians I've had in my shows and that I paid a lot of money to and who made my customers shriek were not only not funny to me, but I couldn't understand why they were funny to anybody."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Funny, Money, Comedians)

"Comedians are not usually actors, but imitations of actors."
- Johann Georg Zimmermann
(Related: Actors, Comedians)

"We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children."
- Howard Zinn
(Related: Time, War, Children, Media, Politicians, Reason, Will)

"The only one that got through was Jimmy Walker, because he plays the gas station attendant. I mean, there's nothing wrong with it, it's just that we were kind of purists at the time, and we didn't want any comedians."
- David Zucker
(Related: Time, Comedians, Nothing, Want, Wrong)

"Chevy Chase and Bill Murray - we thought those guys were funny. We love Bill Murray, but we didn't think they were right for Airplane! because it would step on the joke if there was a known comedian."
- David Zucker
(Related: Love, Funny, Thought, Right)

"They have accorded me my constitutional rights, and that is to their credit because the media hate campaign against me has been so intense and so vicious that it's a miracle that the police have taken such a professional approach."
- Ernst Zundel
(Related: Credit, Rights, Hate, Media, Police)