Quotationz.com  
| | | | | |
   
All Words Any Word Phrase     Highlight Results

"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

 :: Welcome to Famous Quotations Network

The place where you can search and browse over 65,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

Quotation Bullet

A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives, by his dress, by his tastes, by his distastes, by the stories he tells, by his gait, by the notion of his eye, by the look of his house, of his chamber; for nothing on earth is solitary but every thing hath affinities infinite.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Taste]

Quotation Bullet

Every orientation presupposes a disorientation.
~ Hans Magnus Enzensberger - [Taste]

Quotation Bullet

I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung. We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease.
~ Mahatma Gandhi - [Technology]

Quotation Bullet

If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery, in impoverishment.
~ Michael Harrington - [Technology]

Quotation Bullet

If we had a reliable way to label our toys good and bad, it would be easy to regulate technology wisely. But we can rarely see far enough ahead to know which road leads to damnation. Whoever concerns himself with big technology, either to push it forward or to stop it, is gambling in human lives.
~ Freeman Dyson - [Technology]

Quotation Bullet

It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
~ Salvador Dali - [Taste]

Quotation Bullet

It s not just enough to swing at the ball. You've got to loosen your girdle and really let the ball have it.
~ Babe Didrikson Zaharias - [Techniques]

Quotation Bullet

No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
~ Cyril Connolly - [Taste]

Quotation Bullet

Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.
~ Stewart Brand - [Technology]

Quotation Bullet

Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self-employment and artistic autonomy.
~ Marshall Mcluhan - [Technology]

 

 :: Disclaimer

All quotations given by famous figures are categorized irrespective of race, origin, color, sex, and religion or otherwise. This site is not meant to be of political or religious nature nor does it reflect the opinions of the owner himself or any of the working team. It is as simple as the quotations given by people reflect the nature of the era and circumstances given there from.

Separator
| |

Copyright ©1999, 2014 Haythum Khalid, All rights reserved worldwide.
Page Generation Time: 109 MilliSeconds.