Quotes about Material Things

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One of the things that upset me was some of the criticism leveled at Simon and Garfunkel. I always took exception to it, but actually I agree with a lot of it.

Paul Simon

Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.

Andre Maurois

Because Hightower's problem, among other things, is that advertisers would be a lot less interested in his show than in Limbaugh's, even if they have similar ratings, because of what Hightower is saying.

Robert McChesney

While you are experimenting, do not remain content with the surface of things. Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.

Ivan Pavlov

The more you turn down things, the more difficult it becomes to feel that the next one will be right.

Charlotte Gainsbourg

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.

L. P. Hartley

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.

Lord Acton

Sitting by the chimney corner as we grow old, the commonest things around us take on live meanings and hint at the difference between these driving times and the calm, slow moving days when we were young.

Rebecca H. Davis

Obviously one of the things that poets from Northern Ireland and beyond - had to try to make sense of was what was happening on a day-to-day political level.

Paul Muldoon

I sometimes worry that all the beautiful things have been made.

Robbie Coltrane

I learned very early that an audience would relax and look at things differently if they felt they could laugh with you from time to time. There's an energy that comes through the release of tension that is laughter.

Twyla Tharp

So, one of the things I was doing with the aliens in The Quiet Invasion was creating that advanced society which had ideas about morality and proper use of natural resources that were radically different from ours, as the Europeans were from the American Indians.

Sarah Zettel

So, you pick this stuff here and this stuff there and then you see things in certain ways and you start visualizing and thank God I get the chance to do this. It's really the greatest thing in the whole wide world.

Danny DeVito

Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister.

Shelby Foote

Through him I began to look at broader things, not denying race, but recognizing that culture was the issue, not race.

Stanley Crouch

Now the truth of the matter is that there are a lot of things people don't understand. Take the Einstein theory. Take taxes. Take love. Do you understand them? Neither do I. But they exist. They happen.

Dalton Trumbo

We put all these things together into a tangible product that is The Rock N' Roll Mystery Tour.

Nina Blackwood

I became a loner. I became a mountain man. A lot of those things are very good qualities and they help you do your work, help you be singular and keep the artistic integrity of your work intact, but they don't make it very easy to live your life.

John Milius

I've always chosen incredibly different roles and things that are quite offbeat. That way you're not limited.

Anna Friel

People do want to know the personal things. How far is too far to go with personal lives?

Mary Hart
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