Quotes and Sayings about Production



"I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, People, Wonder)

"One of the aims of sexual union is procreation - the creation by reproduction of an image of itself, of the union."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Creation)

"And the buying of new machinery meant not only the possibility of production, but even the new technology, 'cos as I mentioned before, we were back of seven, eight years."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Technology, Possibility, Buying, Production, Years)

"All the technology of our production was still pre-War. They were sort of '38, '39 and the War had been stable and so we were infinitely behind whatever had been going on in the United States for instance."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Technology, War, Production, states, United)

"The chips are in production, the machines aren't. So we've got a little bit of work left to do."
- J Allard
(Related: Work, Machines, Production)

"The production team's first meeting took place at my house. I had ideas and a color scheme in mind, how I wanted the movie to look, because that has to be a real collaboration."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Ideas, Collaboration, First, Meeting, Mind, Production)

"I have a hard time defending the production of candy, given that it is basically crack for children and makes them dependent in unwholesome ways."
- Steve Almond
(Related: Time, Children, Production)

"I think some people found the production took away from the actual songs, which I can understand."
- Emma Anderson
(Related: People, Production, Songs)

"People forget that a huge proportion of our jobs still depend on agricultural production in Australia so of course there are exports. That's easily overlooked."
- John Anderson
(Related: People, Forget, Jobs, Production)

"A lot of artists who have a certain style are expected to more or less keep doing their style. It's so easy to get into that rut of production."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Artists, Production, Style)

"There's editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there's not a lot of that for me."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Actor, Production)

"My way of remaining French was the financing scheme I used for Quest for Fire, with Fox funds, since it started as a 100% American production. The film was not in French and yet was French in style, reflecting my personality."
- Jean-Jacques Annaud
(Related: American, Film, Fire, Personality, Production, Quest, Style)

"I go on giving interviews because I've been brought up to support the projects I'm involved in. When you've enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Giving, Production, Projects, Support, Want)

"As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Power, Nature, Sex, Production, Woman)

"My research, even before 1972, moved in directions beyond those cited for the Nobel Memorial Prize. Most of it, in one way or another, deals with information as an economic variable, both as to its production and as to its use."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Deals, Information, Production, Research)

"I'd seen the current stage production and the 1975 production of Chicago. I liked them both very much, but I didn't use them necessarily as inspiration."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Inspiration, Chicago, Production)

"The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility."
- Bille August
(Related: Difference, Flexibility, Mind, Production)

"High tech companies that focus on research, development and production will learn that they can be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Development, Agriculture, Focus, Production, Research, Will, World)

"Most artists have contracts directly with the record company, and when they do music, all of their music is owned by the record company. But I did mine through a production company."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Music, Artists, Company, Production)

"Phillip Harrison was the production designer, though, I think he's uncredited. He's done most of my films like Blue Thunder. Lots and lots over the years."
- John Badham
(Related: Production, Years)

"I'm from Chicago, my family started a chain of movie theaters in Chicago that were around for 70 years and then one of them became the head of Paramount and the other was the head of production at MGM and we all came out of Chicago."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Family, Chicago, Production, Years)

"I was very much in my room with my marionette stage, you know, creating these incredibly boring things that I felt were so fascinating, and forcing my relatives to come, and charging money for them to see my little productions."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Money, Relatives)

"A major one which no one can overlook is technological and based on inventions and discoveries which have altered the whole basis of production and deeply affected social relations."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Inventions, Production)

"I'm sometimes scared of everything that has happened to us. We didn't think Desilu Productions would grow so big. We merely wanted to be together and have two children."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Children)

"Substantially fewer films will be produced over the next year or two. And a significant portion of the production costs of the reduced slate will be borne by hedge funds and other investment groups."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Investment, Production, Will)

"The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur."
- William Bartram
(Related: Nature, Attention, First, May)

"An artist has every right - one may even say a duty - to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Artist, Duty, May, Right)

"Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Sacrifice, Nothing, Production)

"Global overcapacity in steel production can no longer be ignored. Foreign governments' intervention in steel markets has had a devastating impact on the U.S. industry."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Production)

"The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced. The hyper real."
- Jean Baudrillard
"It doesn't seem as if there's that much of a difference between a big production and a little production, other than you have a smaller space in which to get dressed and you have a shorter waiting time."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Time, Difference, Production, Space, Waiting)

"With Cold Sassy Tree having its first production, I saw no necessity to do anything other than produce it with the correct setting."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: First, Necessity, Production)

"I had to work out where I was going, what type of films I wanted to make. For that reason, I decided to choose independent productions, less important roles, and I tried theater, too."
- Elizabeth Berkley
(Related: Work, Reason, Theater)

"Taking employment out of the country - now that's taking away jobs. These shows employ a lot of people: production, post-production, music supervisors, camera people. A hundred people or more."
- Corbin Bernsen
(Related: Music, People, Country, Jobs, Now, Post, Production)

"Let's talk of a system that transforms all the social organisms into a work of art, in which the entire process of work is included... something in which the principle of production and consumption takes on a form of quality. It's a Gigantic project."
- Joseph Beuys
(Related: Work, Art, Quality, Production, Project, Talk)

"I was never any good in the school theatrical productions. I always got a role like the March Hare."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: March, School)

"At the time, 1980, people regarded actresses involved with production with a certain amount of fear, resentment and anger."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Anger, Time, People, Fear, Production, Resentment)

"Eternity is in love with the productions of time."
- William Blake
(Related: Love, Time, Eternity)

"Only with the tools of production in their own hands could the workers ever hope to control their own lives and receive the fruits of their labor."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Control, Hope, Labor, Production, Tools, Workers)

"Every time new technology is introduced, especially involving reproduction, you get the 'yuck' effect."
- Brigitte Boisselier
(Related: Technology, Time, Effect)

"Fifteen years ago I walked out of a production of one of my plays at the RSC because I decided it was a waste of time."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Time, Production, Waste, Years)

"There are no miracles in agricultural production."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Miracles, Production)

"For, behind the scenes, halfway around the world in Mexico, were two decades of aggressive research on wheat that not only enabled Mexico to become self-sufficient with respect to wheat production but also paved the way to rapid increase in its production in other countries."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Countries, Production, Research, Respect, Self, World)

"During the past three years spectacular progress has been made in increasing wheat, rice, and maize production in several of the most populous developing countries of southern Asia, where widespread famine appeared inevitable only five years ago."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Progress, Countries, Famine, Past, Production, Years)

"Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Change, Progress, Countries, Revolution, Now, Production, Rain)

"I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, War, Fighting, Losing, Production, Quiet, Scientists, Years)

"I'll have the chance to do a production number on A Capitol Fourth."
- Barry Bostwick
(Related: Chance, Production)

"As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Power, Success, Ability, Innovation, Nation, Production, World)

"Production is the only answer to inflation."
- Chester Bowles
(Related: Inflation, Production)

"It is time for Congress to provide relief for tobacco farmers. Since the 1930's tobacco production has been regulated by a quota system, which required farmers to purchase quota in order to grow tobacco."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Time, Congress, Order, Production)

"I already have a production company called J Squared and we're working on two projects."
- Jordana Brewster
(Related: Company, Production, Projects)

"Above all, TRIBES is fun, and even kind of sexy... in that every round features an Opportunity for Reproduction, which is the main aim of the game, as it is in most of Nature."
- David Brin
(Related: Nature, Opportunity, Fun)

"Poetry is rather an approach to things, to life, than it is typographical production."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Poetry, Life, Production)

"We rest our case on the production numbers."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Numbers, Production, Rest)

"Marxism is an interpretation of history which explains the progress of society as a product of the expansion of the forces of production of the material means of life, that is, the development of economy."
- Earl Browder
(Related: History, Society, Life, Development, Progress, Economy, Marxism, Production)

"The social system grows rigid but the productive forces continue to expand, and conflict ensues between the forces of production and the social conditions of production."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Conflict, Production)

"Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Medical, Food, Failure, American, Care, Dignity, Income, Jobs, Production, Talking, Welfare)

"Unlike productions in the other arts, all television shows are born to destroy two other shows."
- Les Brown
(Related: Television)

"I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Nature, Character, Animals, Future, Production, Voice, Will)

"In my district back in Texas, significant because we have a big solar panel production plant in Keller, Texas, we have a wind turbine plant in Gainesville, Texas, up in Cook Country."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Country, Production, Wind)

"Whether or not the standard of living made possible by mass production and in turn by mass circulation, is supported by and filled with the work of us hucksters, I guess is something that only history can decide."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: History, Work, Living, Production)

"We go through, I think, six different drafts of each script. And then my shooting it is roughly, you know, fifteen percent of the total work that gets done on a show. Then it's all post-production animation after that."
- Steve Burns
(Related: Work, Animation, Post)

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

"My mother's side of the family was in the production side of theatre. My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for Neil Simon shows on Broadway."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Family, Manager, Mother, Production, Theatre)

"The conditions which now exist in Germany make it impossible for industrial production to reach the levels which the occupying powers agreed were essential for a minimum German peacetime economy."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Economy, Germany, Now, Production)

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

"The myth of unlimited production brings war in its train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm."
- Albert Camus
(Related: War, Clouds, Myth, Production)

"The society based on production is only productive, not creative."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Society, Production)

"Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Food, Justice, Production)

"When the show's in production, we work for three weeks at a time and then take a week off."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Time, Work, Production)

"Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are already signs as Sandy mentioned that he's moving in the right direction to begin to ascertain that their trade with Iran is not used for the production of nuclear weapons."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Direction, Production, Right, states, Trade, United, Weapons)

"Hollywood... was the place where the United States perpetrated itself as a universal dream and put the dream into mass production."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Dream, Hollywood, Production, states, United)

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

"Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction, not during filming."
- Chevy Chase
"In the writing of memoirs, as in the production of shows, too much caution causes the audience to nod and think of other channels."
- Gerald Clarke
(Related: Causes, Caution, Production, Writing)

"I mean, Joel talks to the actors more than I do and I probably do production stuff a little more than he does."
- Ethan Coen
(Related: Actors, Production)

"It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics, atomic structure or biological inheritance."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Technology, Inheritance, Judgment, Laws, Myth, Production)

"The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, People, Agriculture, Crisis, Energy, Production)

"Seen that way, the wholesale transformation of production technologies that is mandated by pollution prevention creates a new surge of economic development."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Development, Pollution, Prevention, Production)

"What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post-World War II changes in production technology."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Technology, War, Now, Post, Production)

"What is new is that environmentalism intensely illuminates the need to confront the corporate domain at its most powerful and guarded point - the exclusive right to govern the systems of production."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Corporate, Production, Right)

"Mausoleum air and anguished pauses: If this production were a poem, it would be mostly white space."
- Richard Corliss
(Related: Production, Space)

"We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves off limits to exploration and production, as The Washington Post editorial stated this week."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Exploration, Limits, Oil, Post, Production, Washington)

"Production was what I always wanted to do, even when I was skating. I'm a bit of a sponge. When I was going around competing I was always asking, 'What does that light do?' If you want to be successful, you have to understand what people are doing around you."
- Robin Cousins
(Related: People, Successful, Light, Production, Want)

"He doesn't make it so complicated but just really allows the lyric to come through even though there's a lot of production going on. I think that's the key and that's the magic, it's making sure that people could still connect with the lyrics while they're on the dance floor."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: People, Dance, Key, Magic, Production)

"I wanted to do Dreamgirls. If they're doing a stage production of Sparkle, I think that would be hot."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Production)

"We never thought it would be something everyone would listen to. We never thought people who listen to Britney Spears would run to listen to it. It was intended for people on the fanatical side of production and hi-fi."
- Wayne Coyne
(Related: Thought, People, Production)

"The simple truth is, the short-term solution is for the FDA to allow more importation of safe vaccines from other nations. But the long-term solution is to get more vaccine production within the U.S."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Truth, Nations, Production, Solution)

"In this business you break a leg and 150 other people are out of work while production is shut down. It's not like you were an accountant and could still work with your leg in a cast."
- Ken Curtis
(Related: Business, Work, People, Production)

"We did some jumping at the start of the show. We went out without telling anyone - and the studio liked to kill us. They were threatened with cancellation of their production insurance."
- Ken Curtis
(Related: Production)

"My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Character, Production)

"Finally, treat domestic energy production as the economic necessity it is and the job creator it can be. Drill, and frack, and lease, and license, unleash in every way the jobs potential in the enormous energy resources we have been denying ourselves."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Energy, Job, Jobs, Necessity, Potential, Production)

"We are taking challenges and turning them into opportunities by developing homegrown, local energy production to become independent from foreign sources."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Energy, Production)

"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)

"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation."
- Guy Debord
(Related: Life, Production)

"By getting into distribution and production, I am actually widening my base."
- Ajay Devgan
(Related: Production)

"Ask anyone committed to Marxist analysis how many angels on the head of a pin, and you will be asked in return to never mind the angels, tell me who controls the production of pins."
- Joan Didion
(Related: Angels, Mind, Production, Will)

"Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Genius, Enthusiasm, Production)

"This season, over eight productions, I am presenting four young tenors."
- Placido Domingo
"We wanted to guide the musicians, so we could create our own sound. We would never let the band just go in and play the chord sheets. We were very focused on what we had in mind for these productions."
- Lamont Dozier
(Related: Mind, Musicians, Play, Sound)

"Carl took on the military-industrial complex. He campaigned around the world for an end to the production of weapons of mass destruction. To him it was a perversion of science."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Science, Destruction, End, Military, Production, Weapons, World)

"I think the composer and production staff of an opera have a real responsibility to use visual elements of all kinds to make clear to the American audience, at any rate, exactly what is going on."
- John Eaton
(Related: American, Opera, Production, Responsibility)

"Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Work, Intelligence, Purpose, Accomplishment, Being, Planning, Production)

"Right now my career is totally schizophrenic, because when an American production like Hitchcock Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of showing them my independent films."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Work, Dream, American, Career, Now, Production, Right)

"It is not as though the process of production holds any mystery for me, I know exactly what it involves and I know the predominant concern in shooting one of those things is production values - or as they would say, seeing it all up there on screen."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Values, Concern, Mystery, Production)

"As a producer, I think one of the most important decisions you make is not necessarily the material you are working on but the production apparatus that you choose to develop the project with, and that determines what funding you go to, it determines many factors."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Decisions, Production, Project)

"I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence."
- George Eliot
(Related: Conviction, Literary, Production)

"Excessive literary production is a social offense."
- George Eliot
(Related: Literary, Production)

"It's big production. It's huge. It's using studio technology to your benefit. You don't go in and play live and then just take the tapes and get them mastered. You have to create."
- Joe Elliott
(Related: Technology, Play, Production)

"I had written movie scores, television series, played with other people. Carl had done the same with Asia, with other bands, everything. We weren't about to entrust Greg automatically with a production credit."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: People, Credit, Production, Television)

"With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Goal, America, Production)

"There are 20 million unemployed and what does the Constitution offer us in the Europe of 25, 27 and soon to be 30: policies of unrestricted competition to the detriment of production, wages, research and innovation."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Competition, Constitution, Europe, Innovation, Production, Research, Wages)

"The BBC were not playing the music that was happening on the street so we did an independent production because we knew we had an audience. Then we licensed the album to EMI."
- Georgie Fame
(Related: Music, Production)

"We wouldn't think of going to our doctor and saying 'Treat me the way doctors treated people in the 19th Century', and yet that's what we're demanding in food production."
- Nina Fedoroff
(Related: Food, People, Doctors, Production, Saying)

"The artist finds, that the more he can confine his attention to a particular part of any work, his productions are the more perfect, and grow under his hands in the greater quantities."
- Adam Ferguson
(Related: Work, Artist, Attention)

"These code authorities could regulate production, quantities, qualities, prices, distribution methods, etc., under the supervision of the NRA. This was fascism."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Fascism, Production)

"The gulf coast, we all know now, after Katrina, is responsible for 25 percent of U.S. production of natural gas. Following Katrina and Rita, almost 75 percent of the natural gas production in the gulf was shut down and not producing."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Now, Production)

"Brando's a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in."
- Peter Fonda
(Related: Family, Mother, Father, Friend, Community, First, Play, Production)

"The main stem was then in most cases twisted in a zigzag form, which process checked the flow of the sap, and at the same time encouraged the production of side branches at those parts of the stem where they were most desired."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Time, Production)

"I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year."
- David Friedman
(Related: Christmas, Goodbye, Grace, Luck)

"Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Equality, Man, Production)

"The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries, both exports and imports are growing substantially."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Countries, Investment, Production)

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

"I made a written report which is still today in existence. I have a photocopy of it, and I am saying that in production this aircraft could perhaps substitute for three propeller- driven aircraft of the best existing type. This was my impression."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Impression, Existence, Production, Saying, Today)

"One day, we were doing a serious scene and fast talking like we do and we could not stop laughing and the director had to stop the production. We had to go to our trailer and calm down and do it all again."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Day, Production, Talking)

"The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry."
- Ernest Gellner
(Related: American, Obscurity, Paris, Production)

"Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital."
- Henry George
(Related: Force, Labor, Production, Result)

"There are a lot of people who don't contribute anything to consumption and production."
- Susan George
(Related: People, Production)

"I used to work a lot on food issues and every time somebody predicted that production would be inadequate they got egg on their face a year or two later."
- Susan George
(Related: Food, Time, Work, Production)

"She put her hands around the neck of our production manager, and you know, started to choke him."
- David Gest
(Related: Manager, Production)

"Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Creation, Efficiency, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Production, Protection)

"The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Life, Poetry, Example)

"Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production. It was wonderful. He's very sharp, very sharp. It's funny I've been asked how weird it was to have a Brit do a church gospel movie."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Funny, Church, Actors, Production)

"We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Destruction, Possession, Production, Weapons, Years)

"They want more production and they want it cheaper. But no matter what happens, the creative idea will be perpetuated by somebody who comes up with a vision. I don't care if there are three ceos - it takes one guy with an idea."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Idea, Vision, Care, Production, Want, Will)

"I am drawn to writing and directing as it is most like the feeling I had when I was a teenager with my puppet theatre. You are more in control of everything and involved in every aspect of production, so more challenged and fulfilled."
- Richard E. Grant
(Related: Control, Feeling, Production, Theatre, Writing)

"Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas."
- Gunther Grass
(Related: Life, Cause, Class, Melancholy, Mind, Privilege, Production, State, Wage)

"In the ordinary affairs of life we do not require nor expect demonstrative evidence, because it is inconsistent with the nature of matters of fact, and to insist on its production would be unreasonable and absurd."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Life, Nature, Fact, Production)

"I was in Kansas for about a month, and we worked most of the time in a very small town, so it felt like the production basically took the whole town over. In a way, we were the Martians in Kansas."
- Lukas Haas
(Related: Time, Production)

"For the last five years I've been in the production business."
- Chico Hamilton
(Related: Business, Production, Years)

"You get three hours' sleep and then you start all over again. Relentless. Pre-production was almost harder than filming. I was all over the city every day. It was really exhausting."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Day, Sleep)

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

"The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Efficiency, Production, Will, World)

"There are very important and practical issues raised by following this alternative route which says, let's look to material conditions, to the systems of production, to the needs that human beings have, and to competing alternative solutions to the satisfaction of those needs."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Needs, Production, Satisfaction)

"The answer has to be sought in the material conditions of the production and utilization of cattle in India compared with the production and utilization of cattle in other parts of the world."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Production, World)

"I have more artistic control in a smaller show. But it doesn't really matter. Sometimes you can have the smallest role in the smallest production and still make a big impact."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Control, Production)

"When I auditioned for the show, I didn't realize it was an MTV production, which is going to make for really good tunes during the episodes, if nothing else."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Nothing, Production)

"I have a big family and had to move them all from the coast of Oregon to New York three times for the workshops and for the actual production itself, which had about a four month development rehearsal schedule."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Family, Development, Production)

"I have kept a part of Catalina Productions going, through which I develop a few projects just for me."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Projects)

"That appropriation of resources and the transformation of them into goods and services through the European production system characterized, and characterizes to this day, all industrial systems including the information age."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Age, Day, Information, Production)

"Intelligent policies will be largely self-regulating in the sense that the system of incentives and standards makes it absolutely ludicrous to not move towards clean, internalized systems of cost and production."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Production, Self, Sense, Will)

"Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs."
- Martin Heidegger
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Bombs, Countries, Famine, Now, Production)

"Plays are so much more special if they've never ever had a production, but I think you can really work on a play and make it better with each production."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Work, Play, Production)

"I'm very into the first production of the show."
- Beth Henley
(Related: First, Production)

"Yeah, I did some small parts in high school and the first year of college and then fairly soon thereafter I settled into the backstage scenery, and then at the University of Maryland I was doing posters for their productions."
- Jim Henson
(Related: College, First, School, University)

"I think my own strengths are in television production."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Production, Television)

"The expansion of the market creates a need for enhanced and more regular supply, and this in turn impels commercial capital to acquire control of production as well."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Control, Production)

"Since, however, the reduced surplus value is to be distributed among them in like manner, the modification of their respective parts in the production of surplus value must find expression in a modification of the prices."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Expression, Production, Value)

"It is obvious, moreover, that the formation of price in capitalist society must differ from the formation of price in social conditions based upon the simple production of commodities."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Society, Obvious, Production)

"As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively established the equal rate of profit, that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations of the capitalists in the investment of capital in newly-created branches of production."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Calculations, Competition, Investment, Production, Profit)

"If I'm not moved by what happens at the end of this play, then I've completely failed, and so has the play, and so has our production. And if that's the case then there really isn't any reason to want to do it."
- Judd Hirsch
(Related: End, Play, Production, Reason, Want)

"I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline - production: 1: small children, 2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie will not be as good as the last one."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Children, Will)

"Production is something I've never come to terms with."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Production)

"The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Living, London, Production)

"In the southern half of the country perhaps no crop has larger possibilities for quick increase of production of food for both men and animals than the sweet potato."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Men, Animals, Country, Possibilities, Production, Quick)

"It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Obvious, Production, Service)

"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)

"The ease with which barley may be substituted directly for wheat in human food and its usefulness to replace wheat milling by-products as feed in the production of the milk supply render its abundant production important."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, May, Production, Usefulness)

"The most effective step that may be taken to increase the production of these crops is to enlarge the acreage devoted to them in the regions where they are grown habitually."
- David F. Houston
(Related: May, Production)

"The value of the beans for oil production, as well as for human food, has become recognized so quickly and so generally during the past year that the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in excess of its previous status."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Excess, Oil, Past, Production, Value)

"The duty of the individual farmer, at this time, is to increase his production, particularly of food crops."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Time, Duty, Production)

"Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United States in geographic range of production, acreage, and quantity of product. The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop, properly cared for, therefore, is obvious."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Importance, Leading, Obvious, Production, Quantity, states, United)

"You have to have pace, you have to have high production values, you have to have interesting graphics, and you have to have attractive people. CNN could afford not to be so obedient to those commands, and for a long time, it wasn't."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, People, Values, Production)

"I thought it was getting better and better, because the production values were increasing each time we did it."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Time, Thought, Values, Production)

"Capitalism has socialized production. It has brought thousands of people together in the factory and involved them in new social relationships."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: People, Capitalism, Production, Relationships)

"We need to break our dependency on foreign sources of oil, which leaves us at the mercy of foreign powers. To do that, we should increase domestic energy production."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Energy, Mercy, Oil, Production)

"I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise."
- J. J. Johnson
(Related: Community, Film, Hollywood, Production, Will)

"Expressing the thoughts of my comrades, I suggested, among other means, the organization of an international information service on inventories, on production, and on the needs of the various countries for raw materials."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Thoughts, Countries, Information, Needs, Production, Service)

"I ask every Communist individually to set an example, by deeds and without pretense, a real example worthy of a man and a Communist, in restoring order, starting normal life, in resuming work and production, and in laying the foundations of an ordered life."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: Life, Work, Deeds, Example, Man, Order, Production)

"In cloning, in contrast, reproduction is asexual - the cloned child is the product not of two but of one."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Contrast)

"The first syndicating I tried was when two partners and I created a production company in 1952. We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show."
- Casey Kasum
(Related: Bible, Company, Famous, First, Production)

"I was drafted and went to Korea where I had an opportunity to create a production team that did dramatic and comedy shows. I had also done a little disc jockeying."
- Casey Kasum
(Related: Opportunity, Comedy, Production)

"May hard work, and justice, always cement our bonds of unity that we may get our country back to production."
- Mwai Kibaki
(Related: Work, Country, Hard work, Justice, May, Production, Unity)

"I am not stopped by low funds, physical exhaustion, mental exhaustion, or temptations to stop and work on some other production that would be more financially rewarding."
- Richard King
(Related: Work, Exhaustion, Production, Temptations)

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

"The thing is that I have a really intense, almost compulsive need to record. But it doesn't end there, because what I record is somehow transformed into a creative thing. There is a continuity. Recording is the beginning of a conceptual production. I am somehow collapsing the two - recording and producing - into a single event."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Beginning, End, Production)

"What makes the production of my work so expensive? The whole installation thing - the construction, the objects, the technology. It really adds up."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Work, Technology, Production)

"If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture - not only national culture but global culture."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: American, Cities, Culture, Production)

"I could only speak in the smallest, most intimate circles about the real reasons which made me undertake the changeover of the plants for certain lines of production for I had to expect that many people would not understand me."
- Gustav Krupp
(Related: People, Plants, Production)

"They call me before they go into production, when they have a prototype, and they call legitimate saxophonists, too. As opposed to the other kind."
- Steve Lacy
(Related: Production)

"I believe that the profits will come from the quality of your creative products. Since the beginning, I've always wanted to develop a self-feeding circle of creative productions: the positive financial returns from one show would be used to develop and create a new show, and so on."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Quality, Financial, Positive, Beginning, Self, Will)

"I like to not be too involved in the beginning and during the process so as to keep this fresh look and be able to give constructive recommendation on the final production."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Beginning, Production)

"Sometimes the odds are against you-the director doesn't know what the hell he's doing, or something falls apart in the production, or you're working with an actor who's just unbearable."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Actor, Hell, Production)

"So I majored in Drama, did all the plays that were possible to do, skated through school in order to be in every production on stage or backstage in whatever capacity and I came to New York looking for work in the summers."
- Linda Lavin
(Related: Work, Drama, Order, Production, School)

"One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen."
- Antoine Lavoisier
(Related: Agriculture, Production, Workers)

"Meanwhile, the Ice Storm was still in development, And that was something I really wanted to do, and frankly I don't think I was ready to do a big production like this."
- Ang Lee
(Related: Development, Production)

"Some writing and production projects will be a great way to spend my elderly rock years."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Elderly, Production, Projects, Will, Writing, Years)

"Any time you talk about the look of the film, it's not just the director and the director of photography. You have to include the costume designer and the production designer."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Time, Film, Photography, Production, Talk)

"The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life, conscious partners in production, secure in their homes and enjoying a decent standard of living, will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion of alien doctrines of government."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Government, Life, America, Living, Production, Will, Workers)

"Meth production and use is a serious problem in Kentucky and across the country. Clearly, there is a growing need for a national strategy to combat this crisis. Increasing public awareness is a significant means for prevention."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Strategy, Awareness, Country, Crisis, Kentucky, Prevention, Production, Public)

"By encouraging conservation, increasing investments in clean, renewable sources of energy, and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas, we can build a more secure future for our country."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Encouraging, Conservation, Country, Energy, Future, Oil, Production)

"Also, since art is a vehicle for the transmission of ideas through form, the reproduction of the form only reinforces the concept. It is the idea that is being reproduced. Anyone who understands the work of art owns it. We all own the Mona Lisa."
- Sol LeWitt
(Related: Art, Work, Idea, Ideas, Being)

"So I decided to form a production company with my wife and our partner Diane."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Wife, Company, Production)

"I was looking to become more proactive with my career because I wasn't crazy with some of the scripts I was getting - this was before Blow and Hannibal - so I decided to start my own production company."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Career, Company, Production)

"When I got back into the film business after college, I started out as a production assistant."
- Mike Lookinland
(Related: Business, College, Film, Production)

"Eventually though, I'd like to have my own production company. Then I could create great opportunities not only for myself, but for other actors as well."
- Mario Lopez
(Related: Actors, Company, Production)

"The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay."
- Martin Luther
(Related: God, Mankind, Mystery)

"Knowledge is and will be produced in order to be sold, it is and will be consumed in order to be valorised in a new production: in both cases, the goal is exchange."
- Jean-Francois Lyotard
(Related: Knowledge, Goal, Order, Will)

"I see any production of any nature being good for the development of the whole industry."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Nature, Development, Being, Production)

"It will never be Hollywood, the same way people think it should be. I think it will grow and it will be healthy and it will expand into more than one production house."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: People, Hollywood, Production, Will)

"We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs. We are also here to assist people actually in their production, non-commercial people in their production."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: People, Needs, Production, Support)

"The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Drama, Production)

"No limits whatever are placed to the productions of the earth; they may increase forever."
- Thomas Malthus
(Related: Earth, Limits, May)

"The shows at the Hilton are the most exciting shows I've ever done. The stage is huge, but the theater is intimate, so we can have a magnificent production and still connect with the audience."
- Barry Manilow
(Related: Production, Theater)

"I created a production company. Right now I am so happy in my work."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Work, Company, Now, Production, Right)

"Not every problem someone has with his girlfriend is necessarily due to the capitalist mode of production."
- Herbert Marcuse
(Related: Girlfriend, Production)

"They will therefore not be in a hurry to risk their entire business by expanding too rapidly, but they are the major indicator of whether the manufacturing industry accepts there is a sustainable business in RFID production."
- Mike Marsh
(Related: Business, Manufacturing, Production, Risk, Will)

"Consumption may be regarded as negative production."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Negative, May, Production)

"The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Civilization, Development, Conservation, Destruction, Production)

"The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people."
- Karl Marx
(Related: People, Production, Results)

"The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Science, Labor, Production, Value)

"Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Technology, Wealth, Production)

"Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Soul, Adventure, Artist, Expression, Production)

"Colombia is in a risky position. They've got a peace process that's going nowhere, and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Peace, Production)

"Something is better than nothing. Doin' anything for a man, there's investments involved, there's time and production. It's better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat."
- Brownie McGhee
(Related: Time, Man, Nothing, Production)

"Macbeth is a very popular play with audiences. If you want to sell out a theater, just mount a production of Macbeth. It's a short play, it's an exciting play, it's easy to understand, and it attracts great acting."
- Ian McKellen
(Related: Acting, Audiences, Play, Popular, Production, Theater, Want)

"Though I acted in hundreds of productions, appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus, I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting. The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me."
- Fred Melamed
(Related: Possibility, Acting, Theatre)

"There's something about taking a film from concept to script, through production, and then to see the final thing happening in the edit phase. It's almost like a miracle in the making."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Film, Production)

"We had four different sets and built 38 flats to use as walls, so we had a major production going on. It's so much fun when you're controlling it, but it's also so much pressure."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Fun, Pressure, Production)

"Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Limits, Production)

"What people want is not what some would call imaginative and often austere productions but very lavish productions which cast back into the auditorium an image of their affluence."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: People, Want)

"The great mass of women throughout history have been confined to the cultural level of animal life in providing the male with sexual outlet and exercising the animal functions of reproduction and care of the young."
- Kate Millett
(Related: History, Life, Women, Care)

"Today not even a universal fire could make the torrential poetic production of our time disappear. But it is exactly a question of production, that is, of hand-made products which are subject to the laws of taste and fashion."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Time, Fashion, Fire, Laws, Production, Question, Taste, Today)

"Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Art, Consciousness, Man, Production, Waiting, Will, World)

"I was producing demos for a band that was called Physical Ed. Out of production of demos I went and did a few jam sessions with then in Northern California clubs, but I never actually toured with them."
- Ronnie Montrose
(Related: Production)

"People began to understand that with the acquisition of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent, of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited, so far as the development of natural resources and the genera production of wealth were concerned."
- John Moody
(Related: People, Development, Wealth, Future, Nation, Possibilities, Production)

"Fate destined me to play Fagin. It was the part of a lifetime, and I was the only actor to be in the stage production and in the film."
- Ron Moody
(Related: Actor, Fate, Film, Play, Production)

"So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on; and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die; that is to say, civilization will die."
- William Morris
(Related: Art, Life, Civilization, Competition, Production, Will)

"We did not speak in terms of strategy, in terms of overall economies, in terms of production and territorial conquest. We spoke of the impact of the bomb on the homes and the hopes of men and women."
- Philip Morrison
(Related: Men, Women, Strategy, Conquest, Production)

"Stories come from other shows at other studios where only 2,000 rounds were actually used and the money for the other 3,000 went right into the studio pockets. Corners were cut and that production suffered. Knock wood, that hasn't happened to us."
- Vic Morrow
(Related: Money, Production, Right, Wood)

"Last summer a second unit production crew went to France and shot scenes for several of this season's episodes. They shot costumed actors in and around real castles and landmarks, we couldn't possibly have duplicated here in Hollywood."
- Vic Morrow
(Related: Actors, France, Hollywood, Production, Summer)

"The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Power, Art, Creativity, Culture, Energy, Living)

"Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks."
- Frank Murkowski
(Related: Environmental, America, Nations, Production)

"The fate of nations is intimately bound up with their powers of reproduction. All nations and all empires first felt decadence gnawing at them when their birth rate fell off."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Fate, First, Nations)

"The production of children, the nurture of those born, and the daily life of men, of these matters woman is visibly the cause."
- Guru Nanak
(Related: Life, Men, Cause, Children, Production, Woman)

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

"It has given me an insight into what it's like as an actor to come into a show in the middle of a production and fit into a group that's already established."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Actor, Production)

"I decided I'd never do a series again, but I was offered a pilot for a series through Eddy Murphy Productions, and that was the gig that got me Parker Lewis."
- Corin Nemec
"It's to surprise people about something that is extremely well known. I mean human reproduction, the human body, nature and so on. To surprise them with a new technique."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Nature, People, Body)

"Through the evolutionary process, those who are able to engage in social cooperation of various sorts do better in survival and reproduction."
- Robert Nozick
(Related: Survival, Cooperation)

"The thing that I had saved up for myself and wanted most to bring off was a fully fledged professional production of Hamlet at the Royal Shakespeare Theater in Stratford."
- Trevor Nunn
(Related: Production, Shakespeare, Theater)

"Therefore, I reasoned that study of the cell cycle responsible for the reproduction of cells was important and might even be illuminating about the nature of life."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Life, Nature, Study)

"If you look over the years, the styles have changed - the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing to the cake has changed flavors. But if you really look at the cake itself, it's really the same."
- John Oates
(Related: Clothes, Hair, Production, Songs, Years)

"From another point of view, a new situation now seems to be arising in which Japan's prosperity is going to be incorporated into the expanding potential power of both production and consumption in Asia at large."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Power, Now, Potential, Production, Prosperity)

"It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art."
- Margaret Oliphant
(Related: Art, Life, Quality, Virtue, Fate, Morals, Production)

"We've played producers almost our entire lives in everything else we've created. But when working on a feature and even dealing with something like Warner Bros. or another production company, or other details that you can worry about - we definitely learned a lot."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Company, Production, Worry)

"I learned how to play the drums. When we were in pre-production, when we were still in LA, I had a couple of drum lessons and then some in Toronto. I got the one beat down and that was it."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Play)

"After the First World War the economic problem was no longer one of production. It was the problem of finding markets to get the output of industry and agriculture dispersed and consumed."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: War, Agriculture, First, Production, World, World war)

"During the last war when there was a market for everything that could be produced, the production capacity of Canada and the United States, which were outside the battle area, increased one hundred percent."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: War, Battle, Canada, Production, states, United)

"My identity has everything to do with me and my instrument. It doesn't have to do with what production style I use, or how many people played on it, whether it's sparse or grandiose or whatever. And I'm social, frankly."
- Liz Phair
(Related: People, Identity, Production, Style)

"My first film goes into production in October. It's called White Boy Shuffle and it's based on a novel about a young black kid and it's sort of reminiscent of Catcher in the Rye."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Film, First, October, Production)

"This programme would only really make sense and work properly if it was also broadcast on France's international television channel TV5. So I ended up with a double production, on France 2 and TV5."
- Bernard Pivot
(Related: Work, France, Production, Sense, Television)

"Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'"
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Nature, Art, Soul, Imitation, Man, Name, Senses)

"My title is intended to suggest that the community of scientists is organized in a way which resembles certain features of a body politic and works according to economic principles similar to those by which the production of material goods is regulated."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Body, Community, Principles, Production, Scientists)

"I used to be pretty reckless. When I was a runner for a production company, I drove a massive 16 seater van. I was only 18. I mean I look young now, but then I looked about 12."
- Gail Porter
(Related: Company, Now, Pretty, Production)

"I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Movies, Direction, Hollywood, Production, Songs)

"An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human."
- Man Ray
(Related: Creation, Desire, Necessity)

"I've never been in a bad play. There might have been bad productions and I might have been bad in them, but I've never been in a play that wasn't interesting or worthwhile doing on some level."
- Stephen Rea
(Related: Play)

"I worked with my parents on the stage in production numbers since I was 4, but I never really gave much thought to being a performer on my own until I was 12 or 13."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Thought, Being, Numbers, Parents, Production)

"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)

"And after you've done the acting, there's a lot of places you can put your input - in the editing, in the production of it, in the rewriting of it and so on."
- Paul Reiser
(Related: Acting, Production)

"Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Agriculture, Production)

"The exchangeable value of all commodities, rises as the difficulties of their production increase."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Difficulties, Production, Value)

"The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Change, Society, Women, Production, Will, Workers)

"I was using tape loops for dancers and dance production. I had very funky primitive equipment, in fact technology wasn't very good no matter how much money you had."
- Terry Riley
(Related: Money, Technology, Dance, Fact, Production)

"Most people don't know that I am an accomplished dramatic actor... But I've performed in several Shakespeare productions including Hamlet, except in this version, Hamlet lives in an apartment with two women, and has to pretend he's gay so that the landlord won't evict him."
- John Ritter
(Related: Women, People, Actor, Gay, Shakespeare)

"You could get in rehearsals, pre-production, anything that would actually contribute to the understanding of how a film gets made. I actually find those things increase people's interest in a movie and like that better than worrying about showing the tricks behind the curtain."
- Jay Roach
(Related: People, Film, Interest, Understanding)

"We collaborate on everything. I'm involved in the writing and pre-production. There's a whole bunch of people who keep in touch at every step about everything."
- Jay Roach
(Related: People, Writing)

"On the other track I got to talk with Jon Poll, my editor, and we go into more detail about the decisions we made in both the production and the post-production. So I hope the combination becomes something worth collecting."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Hope, Decisions, Detail, Post, Production, Talk, Worth)

"I figure if it's turns out well the film will have its own momentum and will carry into the video release. So it's hard to really picture the DVD version when I'm in production."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Film, Production, Will)

"The rapid dissemination of technology and information offers entirely new ways of production, but it can also bring the spectre of more states developing weapons of mass destruction."
- Lord Robertson
(Related: Technology, Destruction, Information, Production, states, Weapons)

"I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking, and where you form some of your deepest relationships. If it isn't about the production of the human spirit, we are in big trouble."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Production, Relationships, Spirit, Thinking, Trouble)

"If the other fellow sells cheaper than you, it is called dumping. 'Course, if you sell cheaper than him, that's mass production."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Production)

"Empire Square production finishes in about a month's time, so at the moment, right now, I'm just completely full on Empire Square. There's no time to do anything else. But there's a few things on the back burner, including another Blur album before too long."
- Dave Rowntree
(Related: Time, Now, Production, Right)

"Between Scott on the earlier side and Dickens and Thackeray on the other, there was an immense production of novels, illustrated by not a few names which should rank high in the second class, while some would promote more than one of them to the first."
- George Saintsbury
(Related: Class, First, Names, Production, Rank)

"I got a cable from New York saying that what I'd written about the growth of Soviet agricultural production didn't make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars. I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me."
- Harrison Salisbury
(Related: Growth, Production, Saying, Sense)

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

"Some of the biggest changes that have happened are behind the scenes, in the way we produce the magazine. E.g., much of our production has been brought in-house via desktop publishing."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: Production, Publishing)

"It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer to have production without employees and the ideal of the employee is to have income without work."
- E. F. Schumacher
(Related: Work, Employees, Income, Production)

"Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production."
- Joseph A. Schumpeter
(Related: Expression, Production, Profit, Value)

"With this new album, I prepared for it a long time, and I was happy with the songs and the production. I felt that I proved myself with the first album, and with this new album, I just want to share some of my music. And that was always my feeling and my intention."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Music, Time, Feeling, First, Intention, Production, Songs, Want)

"The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail."
- David O. Selznick
(Related: Success, Attention, Detail, Production)

"We propose in the following Treatise to give an outline of the Science which treats of the Nature, the Production, and the Distribution of Wealth. To that Science we give the name of Political Economy."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Science, Nature, Wealth, Economy, Name, Production)

"The first, or theoretic branch, that which explains the nature, production, and distribution of wealth, will be found to rest on a very few general propositions, which are the result of observation, or consciousness."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Nature, Wealth, Consciousness, First, Observation, Production, Rest, Result, Will)

"That the powers of labour, and of the other instruments which produce wealth, may be indefinitely increased by using their products as the means of further production."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Wealth, May, Production)

"You could put this record on and not get jarred half-way through. I wanted it to be all cut from one cloth, and that was the way we took it through the whole production process."
- Jules Shear
(Related: Production)

"I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Authorship, Connection, Production, Will)

"Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it."
- Charles Scott Sherrington
(Related: Progress, Existence, Production, State)

"I did all the work at the beginning up until the point where I couldn't handle the increasingly heavy art production burden alone. I needed, and got, assistance."
- Joe Shuster
(Related: Art, Work, Beginning, Burden, Production)

"Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth."
- Albion W. Small
(Related: Wealth, Interest, Philosophy, Production)

"Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Purpose, End, Interest, May, Production)

"I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway."
- Kate Smith
(Related: Singing)

"I had started off, before I ever got an acting job, working at Robert De Niro's Tribeca Productions as a reader. I was always interested in that side of the camera."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Acting, Job)

"The average music-lover hears only the production under prevailing conditions."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Music, Production)

"Governmental aid is a drawback rather than an assistance, as, although it may facilitate in the routine of artistic production, it is an impediment to the development of true artistic genius."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Genius, Development, May, Production, Routine)

"The next day I was in my school's production of All My Sons. This was the performance where I realized something was happening between me and the audience that I hadn't recognized before."
- Kevin Spacey
(Related: Performance, Day, Production, School, Sons)

"I had learned what wealth was, and a great deal about production and exchange for myself in the early history of South Australia - of the value of machinery, of roads and bridges, and of ports for transport and export."
- Catherine Helen Spence
(Related: History, Wealth, Production, Value)

"Before you approach a production entity or even a potential producer, you should write up a treatment and register your show with the Writers Guild of America."
- Penelope Spheeris
(Related: America, Potential, Production, Treatment, Writers)

"The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Agreement, Creation, Injustice, Labor, Law, Production, Result, Will)

"I'm not so sure that younger people today really appreciate the enormous bravery that went into the creation and production of that film, or how important a film at the time it really was."
- Rod Steiger
(Related: Time, People, Bravery, Creation, Film, Production, Today)

"He saved the production a tremendous amount. Now they did the scene where Omar is on the horse and he's in the deep snow, they went to Finland to do that. That scene they went to Finland for a week. I wasn't around then."
- Rod Steiger
(Related: Deep, Now, Production, Snow)

"The reason I took Early Edition - besides the fact that I liked it - was that it enabled me to start a production company in New York City. It's a low-budget film company to produce and direct movies."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Movies, Company, Fact, Film, Production, Reason)

"To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I've still got a long way to go."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: People, Being, Flowers, Production)

"I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often, as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches."
- George Edmund Street
(Related: Success, Character, Failure, Churches, Country, Production)

"The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: Love, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Letters, Months, Production)

"The staple of our Australian colonies, but more particularly of New South Wales, the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production, - is fine wool."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Climate, Production)

"There's an expectation these days that novels - like any other consumer product - should be made on a production line, with one dropping from the conveyor belt every couple of years."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Expectation, Production, Years)

"As has repeatedly been stated, the underlying hypothesis, which in a number of cases has been supported by direct experimental evidence, is that each gene controls the production, function, and specificity of a particular enzyme."
- Edward Lawrie Tatum
(Related: Production)

"I know I can't do everything myself. So I know I specialize in my melodies and I do some of my demo work. I pass it on to my producers who are much better at the production level."
- Paul Taylor
(Related: Work, Production)

"We should restore a proper balance in environmental regulation and energy production that is based on common sense, not political agendas."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Environmental, Balance, Common sense, Energy, Production)

"I have a lot to do with the writing, and also the production, but it would be wrong of me to say that I'm the most important member of the band, because everybody is important the way I see it."
- Glenn Tipton
(Related: Production, Writing, Wrong)

"My mother was there every day of the production. You know what? My mother and I are so close, she really understands the fact that I am 18 and I am maturing. I guess I am not your average 18 year-old."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Mother, Day, Fact, Production)

"In order for a society to survive, it must generate a sufficient level of physical production both to meet its current needs, and to produce a surplus for upgrading its productive powers."
- Robert Trout
(Related: Society, Needs, Order, Production)

"The East India Company established a monopoly over the production of opium, shortly after taking over Bengal."
- Robert Trout
(Related: Company, Opium, Production)

"I saw a report yesterday. There's so much oil, all over the world, they don't know where to dump it. And Saudi Arabia says, 'Oh, there's too much oil.' They - they came back yesterday. Did you see the report? They want to reduce oil production. Do you think they're our friends? They're not our friends."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Friends, Oil, Production, Want, World, Yesterday)

"The basic notion was the idea that the loudspeaker should have a voice which was unique and not just an instrument of reproduction, but an instrument unto itself."
- David Tudor
(Related: Idea, Voice)

"What we need is more women writers, writing for older women. There are some actresses who have production companies and create their own material, and I truly admire that."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Women, Production, Writers, Writing)

"Putting a stamp on things just helps you say, 'Hey, yesterday I was there, and today I'm here.' It's another step forward, and it feels like another turning point and an unleashing of creativity, and now I'm going to start focusing on the show and the production, the fun stuff that comes with it."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Creativity, Fun, Now, Production, Today, Yesterday)

"As a part of preparing those lawsuits, learning about those lawsuits, I learned about the various nuclear issues in parts of the nuclear production process I guess you'd say."
- Tom Udall
(Related: Learning, Production)

"Now it's a fully realized production but for the fact that we're holding our scripts in our hand and some of us used them, and some of us didn't and you have to by union rules hold the script. You don't have to use them but you gotta hold them."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Fact, Now, Production, Rules)

"It was always something I knew I was capable of and from an early age my mother was involved in the film industry. She used to work at a production company. So I was exposed to a renaissance period of films in New Zealand back in the early 80's."
- Karl Urban
(Related: Age, Work, Mother, Company, Film, Production)

"Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Life, Balance, Insults, Production)

"I just try not to subscribe to the ways of celebrity. I'm not a celebrity, I'm a working actor. A lot of the events - the parties and the premieres that people go to to get noticed - I'm just not into. I'll hang out with my friends, go see punk shows, read at home. At the same time, I have a production company, which is a lot of work."
- Milo Ventimiglia
(Related: Work, Home, Time, People, Actor, Celebrity, Company, Events, Friends, Production, Punk)

"Of what use were the arts if they were only the reproduction and the imitation of life?"
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Life, Imitation)

"When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers."
- Bobby Vinton
(Related: Dancing, Girls, Production, Singing, Theater)

"Today a record producer is even more involved and is often the production's sole musician, one person playing all the instruments one-by-one."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Production, Today)

"My profession is called record production."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Production, Profession)

"In Europe, there is no television filmmaking legislation that could assist film production because private broadcasters are not interested in supporting Polish film."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: Europe, Film, Legislation, Production, Television)

"A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: Money, Time, Novelty, Production, State)

"I came here to help make America more competitive and prosperous by developing an energy policy that increases conservation, promotes cleaner technologies, encourages development of renewables and enhances domestic production of gas and oil."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Policy, Development, America, Conservation, Energy, Help, Oil, Production)

"We are taking steps to fight the production of meth on our own soil through limiting access to precursor ingredients, supporting educational efforts and providing necessary resources to law enforcement."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Fight, Law, Production)

"So must the writer, whose productions should Take with the vulgar, be of vulgar mould."
- Edmund Waller
(Related: Writer)

"There are two phases to a movie. First you shoot the movie, and then you make the movie. Generally, post-production is longer than filming."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Related: First, Post)

"There were challenges with production because of the special effects. There are just some things that, although written, special effects just isn't able to do."
- Shawn Wayans
(Related: Production)

"The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Wealth, Earth)

"What is generally referred to as American-style films are, in fact, studio productions."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: American, Fact)

"In the late 1980s the amount of German films was down to four or five percent of the market, and the remaining 95 percent were American. It is now 20 to 30 percent German productions."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: American, Now)

"I'm always most excited about the job I'm doing at the present, and that's especially true about 'Price' because of my respect for the show and it's production team."
- Randy West
(Related: Job, Present, Production, Respect)

"From my years of work with so many game show production companies and their producers I'm probably no longer eligible to be a contestant on any American game show."
- Randy West
(Related: Work, American, Production, Years)

"What the Democrats don't seem to understand is that higher taxes mean fewer American jobs and less American production."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: American, Democrats, Jobs, Production, Taxes)

"My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production, but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?"
- Billy Wilder
(Related: Production)

"The general rule is that anything that is passed on in reproduction does not undergo senescence."
- George C. Williams
"A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of monopoly in the means of production."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Communication, Formula, May, Production)

"Good records - from my point of view, where I grew up which was Led Zeppelin and Jethro Tull... bands that were pushing the envelope a little - musically and in production."
- Kip Winger
(Related: Production)

"After living in LA for 8 years, I sort of wanted a change, but there's not much production in New York, which is where I primarily live, so I just sort of drifted over to London."
- Alex Winter
(Related: Change, Living, London, Production, Years)

"As I've always said, preproduction is so important. When you cast the actors, you've done much of the work. Now, you may need to guide them a little, take it up or down, have them go faster or slower, but the casting process is crucial."
- Robert Wise
(Related: Work, Actors, May, Now)

"It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Music, People)

"The Negroes are facing the alternative of rising in the sphere of production to supply their proportion of the manufacturers and merchants or of going down to the graves of paupers."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Production)

"We hear of the wealth of nations, of the powers of production, of the demand and supply of markets, and we forget that these words mean no more, if they mean any thing, then the happiness, and the labor, and the necessities of men."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Men, Happiness, Wealth, Forget, Labor, Nations, Production, Words)

"Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are."
- Gary Wright
(Related: Power, Music, Production, Song)

"I will continue to advocate for a strong federal government role to establish the production, storage and distribution networks needed to support a hydrogen economy."
- Albert Wynn
(Related: Government, Economy, Production, Support, Will)

"This has a lot to do with the unrest in Nigeria, but also with the production loss after the hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, the decline in Iraq since the 2003 war, and the decline in Venezuelan output since 2002."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: War, Iraq, Loss, Production)

"The North Sea was supposed to run out in the 1980s. Then in the 1990s. And now production is still on-line."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Now, Production, Sea)

"The State becomes society or humanity on the ethical side, a production and trade system on the economic side."
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Related: Society, Humanity, Production, State, Trade)

"The people that watch or buy music or listen to TV, I don't think they separate the two as much as the people that are in charge of the production of it."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Music, People, Production)

"Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Music, Time, Production)

"The machines, the modern mode of production, slowly undermined domestic production and not just for thousands but for millions of women the question arose: Where do we now find our livelihood?"
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Women, Machines, Now, Production, Question)

"Not only may she unconsciously register a favorable impression with my associates and me, but she may also suggest something by her work that will lead to some new and novel feature in a forthcoming production."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Work, Impression, May, Production, Will)

"It is the task of several months and it is a fact that a girl, either while rehearsing or actually playing, may be training for some character or feature in some future production not yet definitely fixed even in my own mind."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Character, Fact, Future, May, Mind, Months, Production, Training)

"Activities that seem to represent choices are often inert reproductions of accepted practice."
- Shoshana Zuboff
(Related: Choices, Practice)