Quotes and Sayings about Windows
"I like to sing in the car with the windows rolled down and hair blowing all over my face."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Car, Hair, Windows)
"Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Light, Windows, World)
"Well, developers do want to touch a lot of customers. We have to make our platform very popular in order for them to do that. If we make their jobs easier, then they'll be more likely to stay on the Windows platform."
- Jim Allchin
(Related: Jobs, Order, Popular, Want, Windows)
"I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Soul, Eyes, Quotations, Windows)
"For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Time, Evil, Nation, Reputation, Waiting, Windows)
"My mother, sister and I watched through the windows as my father gambled."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Mother, Father, Sister, Windows)
"Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Civil rights, Open, Will, Windows)
"I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Computer, Months, Now, Possibilities, Windows)
"It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Car, Children, Saying, Windows)
"Never have more children than you have car windows."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Car, Children, Windows)
"Maggie went out of doors to wash the windows and father came out into the kitchen and said he did not know whether he would go down to the post office or not. And then I sprinkled some handkerchiefs to iron."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Father, Kitchen, Office, Post, Windows)
"Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece."
- Nadia Boulanger
(Related: Life, Attention, Trying, Windows)
"Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house. Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house."
- Benjamin Britten
(Related: Driving, Road, Windows)
"I just don't think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it's dark, accentuate the darkness."
- David Bromstad
(Related: Darkness, Rules, Space, Windows)
"By that point, I had started taking singing lessons. And after the first session, I mean, I was surprised that the windows didn't shatter. And after the third session, I really didn't know where this voice had come from."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: First, Singing, Voice, Windows)
"You have to keep in mind that we don't run Windows, we don't have disks, we don't do Internet."
- John Campbell
(Related: Internet, Mind, Windows)
"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Nature, Garden, Human nature, Living, Roses, Today, Windows)
"I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air."
- George Combe
(Related: Americans, First, Ladies, Gentlemen, Windows)
"We live in downtown Manhattan and we have pretty big windows that looked right at the World Trade Center. I was home along with Kai and we watched it all happen. I was holding him in my arms and we were looking out the window when the second plane hit."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Home, Pretty, Right, Trade, Windows, World)
"I went window shopping today! I bought four windows."
- Tommy Cooper
"The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all; And every soul bawled out, Well done! As loud as he could bawl."
- William Cowper
(Related: Soul, Children, Dogs, Windows)
"The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server, we don't design it for Windows or Linux, we design it for both. We don't really care, as long as we're selling the one the customer wants."
- Michael Dell
(Related: Design, Selling, Care, Customer, Linux, Windows)
"Busy old fool, unruly Sun, why dost thou thus through windows and through curtains call on us? Must to thy motions lovers seasons run?"
- John Donne
(Related: Fool, Lovers, Old, Seasons, Sun, Windows)
"Nothing of the kind; they do all these things in their houses and sheds, with common charcoal fires, and a quantity of straw to stop up the crevices in the doors and windows."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Houses, Nothing, Quantity, Windows)
"There are a lot of people who've been able to ditch their Windows machines and switch over to Linux because they can now use their Exchange server for calendaring and collaboration from their Linux desktop."
- Nat Friedman
(Related: People, Collaboration, Linux, Machines, Now, Windows)
"People everywhere love Windows."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Love, People, Windows)
"It was so quiet that morning in Paris that the heels of my two companions and myself were loud on the deserted pavements. It was a city of shuttered shops, and barred windows, and deserted avenues."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Deserted, Paris, Quiet, Shops, Windows)
"We enter the government essentially in a hotel that is on fire. We're throwing people from the windows into the pool to save their lives and this is the evaluation of the Olympic diving committee: Well, the splash was too big."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Government, People, Fire, Windows)
"I could see flames from the windows of my chambers. For the next three or four days we had major rioting here in Washington and I stayed at the court day and night."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Court, Day, Night, Washington, Windows)
"Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Policy, Opportunity, Defense, Energy, Foreign policy, Interest, Needs, Open, Support, Will, Windows)
"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Education, Purpose, Windows)
"I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement, and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room, where I could watch the streets below from the windows."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Bed, Excitement, Windows)
"Our senses are indeed our doors and windows on this world, in a very real sense the key to the unlocking of meaning and the wellspring of creativity."
- Jean Houston
(Related: Creativity, Key, Meaning, Sense, Senses, Windows, World)
"What you really want for yourself is always trying to break through, just as a cooling breeze flows through an open window on a hot day. Your part is to open the windows of your mind."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Day, Mind, Open, Trying, Want, Windows)
"I have never done a thriller, and it will just be really fun for me to heave and pant and run and climb and break windows and scream every once in a while."
- Kate Hudson
(Related: Fun, Will, Windows)
"If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: God, Blessings, Heaven, Open, Will, Windows)
"And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Architecture, Deep, Houses, Necessity, Order, Play, Today, Windows)
"My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Music, Time, Eyes, Sky, Sun, Trees, Windows)
"Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from over mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Life, Key, Mistakes, Pain, Right, Suffering, Windows)
"I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when I gave up."
- Bill Joy
"It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming."
- Garrison Keillor
"I remember laughing an inordinate amount of time. Setting up scenes that involve ooze coming out basements, or pigs' heads flying through windows is really fun. How could you not laugh?"
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Time, Flying, Fun, Windows)
"I know many writers who first dictate passages, then polish what they have dictated. I speak, then I polish - occasionally I do windows."
- Edward Koch
(Related: First, Windows, Writers)
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Beauty, People, Darkness, Light, Sun, Windows)
"I've flown across America, I've scaled fences, I've stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times. I'm a hopeless romantic. There's no hope for me."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Hope, America, Romantic, Windows)
"There comes a time in a man's life when to get where he has to go - if there are no doors or windows he walks through a wall."
- Bernard Malamud
(Related: Life, Time, Man, Windows)
"A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Books, Children, Man, Right, Windows)
"I think writers need windows on a view to remind them that a whole world is out there, not the minutiae with which they might be dealing on a close scale."
- Anne McCaffrey
(Related: Windows, World, Writers)
"I did feel Dr. Cox, the character that I was auditioning for, was too similar to the head of the hospital. He was too arrogant and mean. I approached him kind of like I had a miniature Max sitting on my shoulder. I pictured Max saying, "This guy has got to give love every once in a while. He has to!" I knew there had to be tiny little windows of redemption."
- John C. McGinley
(Related: Love, Character, Saying, Windows)
"Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Love, Windows)
"The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it."
- Scott McNealy
(Related: English, Right, Windows)
"Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open. He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.' When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experence."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Sex, Soul, Body, Open, Prison, Senses)
"Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art: it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible, and perhaps altogether unseen."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Art, Criticism, Darkness, Rest, Windows)
"Windows are as essential to office prestige as Christmas is to retailing."
- Enid Nemy
(Related: Christmas, Office, Windows)
"Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great."
- Enid Nemy
(Related: Building, Nations, Rank, United, Windows)
"The subject must be thought of in terms of the 20th century, of houses he lives in and places he works, in terms of the kind of light the windows in these places let through and by which we see him every day."
- Arnold Newman
(Related: Thought, Day, Houses, Light, Windows)
"My favorite place is Central Park because you never know what you're going to find there. I also like that when I look out the windows of surrounding hotels, it's seems like I'm looking out over a forest."
- Haley Joel Osment
(Related: Favorite, Windows)
"The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace."
- John Owen
(Related: Gifts, Grace, May, Windows)
"The Space Shuttle will stop directly below the Space Station and Sergei and I will be looking out two different windows looking straight down at the Space Shuttle."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Space, Will, Windows)
"Mark Hammond is working in this area, with Windows Scripting Host. It is definitely an area where Python fits almost perfectly. That's quite independent from Java, actually."
- Guido van Rossum
"That's why I have always admired documentaries, because they open windows that can make you understand much better where you come from, much better than fiction, I think."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Fiction, Open, Windows)
"Know how weather, especially humidity, can affect the movement of doors and windows."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Weather, Windows)
"Friends are like windows through which you see out into the world and back into yourself. If you don't have friends you see much less than you otherwise might."
- Merle Shain
(Related: Friends, Windows, World)
"He has to do the heavy lifting and the windows and the wash, and also protect the president."
- Alan K. Simpson
(Related: President, Windows)
"Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want."
- Marsha Sinetar
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Goals, Values, Obstacles, Want, Windows)
"The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Love, Body)
"Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Act, Fact, Horses, Light, Sky, Windows)
"Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed."
- Lynn Swann
(Related: Sports, Opportunity, African, Americans, Entertainment, Windows)
"Over the near term there is clearly the opportunity to work with Microsoft to do to a better job of creating a more secure Windows experience for users around the world."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Experience, Work, Opportunity, Job, Windows, World)
"When you say "I wrote a program that crashed Windows," people just stare at you blankly and say "Hey, I got those with the system, for free.""
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: People, Windows)
"I used to be interested in Windows NT, but the more I see it, the more it looks like traditional Windows with a stabler kernel. I don't find anything technically interesting there."
- Linus Torvalds
"I don't try to be a threat to MicroSoft, mainly because I don't really see MS as competition. Especially not Windows-the goals of Linux and Windows are simply so different."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: Goals, Competition, Linux, Windows)
"They look outside the windows of their apartment in town and realize they're not living in a terrace anymore. This is a room full of dreamers who like to go to London for a day."
- Johnny Vegas
(Related: Day, Living, London, Windows)
"Windows favors multi-threading, which means that a service is implemented by one single process."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Favors, Service, Windows)
"Postfix keeps running even if one Postfix process dies; Windows requires that someone restarts the service."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Running, Service, Windows)
"Even in Los Angeles, where we lived, when we would date somebody or go out with them, if we went out with somebody else the next night, we often found that women were banging on our windows while we were bedded down with other women!"
- Burt Ward
(Related: Women, Night, Windows)
"All the windows of my heart I open to the day."
- John Greenleaf Whittier
(Related: Heart, Day, Open, Windows)
"Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: Soul, Glory, May, Windows, World)
"So they all went away from the little log house. The shutters were over the windows, so the little house could not see them go. It stayed there inside the log fence, behind the two big oak trees that in the summertime had made green roofs for Mary and Laura to play under."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Oak, Play, Trees, Windows)
"I think Linux is a great thing, because Linux is an alternative to Windows, and because, of all the operating systems that are at all relevant today, Unix is the best of a bad lot."
- Jamie Zawinski
(Related: Linux, Today, Unix, Windows)