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Kevin Spacey – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Kevin Spacey

 

If you haven’t turned rebel by twenty you’ve got no heart if you haven’t turned establishment by thirty you’ve got no brains!

– Kevin Spacey


Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get.

– Kevin Spacey


I went through a period of great rebellion within my family, when I was about 9 or 10. I was mad, I had no focus, had no real interest in anything, and so I started to do things that were just rebellious and stupid.

– Kevin Spacey


Over the years, I’ve been trying to build a relationship with an audience. I’ve tried to maintain as much of a low profile as I could so that those characters would emerge and their relationship with audiences would be protected.

– Kevin Spacey


I find it sad that by not talking about who I sleep with, that makes me mysterious. There was a time when I would have been called a gentleman.

– Kevin Spacey



Kylie Minogue – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Kylie Minogue

 

The moment my doctor told me, I went silent. My mum and dad were with me, then we all went to pieces. I was saying, No, I’ve got my flight to Sydney in two hours. I’m getting on a plane.

– Kylie Minogue


I’ve been accustomed to being famous and having a certain level of attention for 14 years, but in the last few months, it’s changed. It’s like on the arcade game, I’ve gone up to the next level.

– Kylie Minogue


With one man, there was a freedom and liberation. That was with Michael Hutchence, my partner in life.

– Kylie Minogue



Ken Thompson – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Ken Thompson

 

That brings me to Dennis Ritchie. Our collaboration has been a thing of beauty.

– Ken Thompson


I have to keep up with the scientific literature as part of my job, but increasingly I found myself reading things that weren’t really relevant to my academic work, but were relevant to gardening.

– Ken Thompson


You can’t trust code that you did not totally create yourself.

– Ken Thompson



Ken Blanchard – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Ken Blanchard

 

I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I’ve had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works.

– Ken Blanchard


The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.

– Ken Blanchard


For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.

– Ken Blanchard


In the past a leader was a boss. Today’s leaders must be partners with their people… they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.

– Ken Blanchard



Kenneth Lay – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Kenneth Lay

 

I have faith in the market when we get the rules right.

– Kenneth Lay


Today, there are also buyers and sellers of all these energy commodities, just like there are buyers and sellers of food commodities and many other commodities.

– Kenneth Lay


We use competitive markets to arrange for delivery of our food supply.

– Kenneth Lay



Kenny Marchant – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Kenny Marchant

 

This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America’s independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear.

– Kenny Marchant


I am proud to represent these men and women who empower people in developing nations and promote the Peace Corps mission of peace and friendship. These volunteers are making major strides to improve the lives of people and communities around the world.

– Kenny Marchant


I wish the Peace Corps and its volunteers continued success and perseverance. We are grateful for their contributions to society and dedication to providing assistance where it is needed. May the Peace Corps continue its legacy of service, both at home and abroad.

– Kenny Marchant


In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity, we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science.

– Kenny Marchant



Kenneth G. Wilson – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Kenneth G. Wilson

 

My father was on the faculty in the Chemistry Department of Harvard University my mother had one year of graduate work in physics before her marriage.

– Kenneth G. Wilson


My graduate studies were carried out at the California Institute of Technology.

– Kenneth G. Wilson


In consequence, science is more important than ever for industrial technology.

– Kenneth G. Wilson


My grandfather on my mother’s side was a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology my other grandfather was a lawyer, and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.

– Kenneth G. Wilson



Kristin Davis – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Kristin Davis

 

So it was good for me to play a likable person and it was just an amazing situation to be in.

– Kristin Davis


I drank a lot when I was a teenager and I don’t drink any more, because that’s when I thought, you know, I’m gonna end up a car wreck.

– Kristin Davis


I’ve been dating since I was fifteen. I’m exhausted. Where is he?

– Kristin Davis


Everyone would talk about their diets and working out and what it made me do was go to craft services where all the food for the cast and crew was and I would eat.

– Kristin Davis


I’m not about to go out and buy a snake for a pet. I mean, I may have faced a few fears but I’m not insane.

– Kristin Davis


It’s nice to be with someone, but I don’t think you need to be in a relationship to feel complete. That would be really sad.

– Kristin Davis


I’m not really much of a shopper. I have to say that I’d definitely prefer good sex. What makes good sex? Oh my god. I think you need to feel free and you have to really trust the other person. And you have to have that strange, mysterious chemical connection.

– Kristin Davis



Kamala Harris – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Kamala Harris

 

I believe that a child going without an education is a crime.

– Kamala Harris


Doing nothing while the middle class is hurting. That’s not leadership. Loose regulations and lax enforcement. That’s not leadership. That’s abandoning our middle class.

– Kamala Harris


I want to use my position of leadership to help move along at a faster pace what I believe and know the Obama administration wants to do around the urgency of climate change.

– Kamala Harris



Kate Smith – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Kate Smith

 

In 29 years, I had recorded over 2,200 songs. I was amazed.

– Kate Smith


As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums, I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York.

– Kate Smith


Many people submit to excessive appetites without realizing that they do not need to eat so much food.

– Kate Smith


It became obvious in 1957 that I was endangering my health by carrying so much weight.

– Kate Smith


I shall always respect the composer. If I embellish, it is his idea I am embellishing.

– Kate Smith


I sometimes get that wonderful sympathy between me and the audience, telling me I’ve reached their hearts. And when I do, the thrill is mine.

– Kate Smith


Middle-aged women have greater stability, they are more loyal, and their capacity for steady work is greater than that of younger women.

– Kate Smith



Kiernan Shipka – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Kiernan Shipka

 

Any day acting is an amazing day.

– Kiernan Shipka


I am a huge fashion fan. It’s a really cool way to express yourself.

– Kiernan Shipka


I design some of my own clothes now.

– Kiernan Shipka



Kerry Washington – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Kerry Washington

 

That’s what acting is – it’s about… having the courage to allow your audience into the private moments of your characters’ lives.

– Kerry Washington


Today there are people trying to take away rights that our mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers fought for: our right to vote, our right to choose, affordable quality education, equal pay, access to health care. We the people can’t let that happen.

– Kerry Washington


The breakdown of the black community, in order to maintain slavery, began with the breakdown of the black family. Men and women were not legally allowed to get married because you couldn’t have that kind of love. It might get in the way of the economics of slavery. Your children could be taken from you and literally sold down the river.

– Kerry Washington


I’ve always been a writer because I’ve always been a student. My mom’s a retired professor, so I come from a very academic background. I love writing, you know?

– Kerry Washington


I think sometimes in life we want to ignore the problems of society and just think about the good. I believe in positive thinking and affirmative living, I also think it’s really important to remember all of our disenfranchised members of society.

– Kerry Washington


You know what’s funny is that I have this ongoing relationship with the city of Washington D.C. I went to George Washington University, and my nickname was K-Dub – based on G-Dub – and I’m now on the board of trustees at George Washington University.

– Kerry Washington


I am co-writing a screenplay now and I’m working on the rights to another story I want to do. So I plan to produce and direct. So, for me, I don’t really feel that I am vulnerable to that sad baggage that comes with the business of filmmaking.

– Kerry Washington



Kenny G – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Kenny G

 

I mean, what is music anyway? It’s a form of communication – at least for me it is. And that’s why I play the kind of music that I think – that I hope – can communicate with people.

– Kenny G


What is music anyway? It’s a form of communication, and that’s why I play the kind of music that I think – that I hope – can communicate with people.

– Kenny G


That’s my ideal day, time with my boys.

– Kenny G



K. Eric Drexler – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by K. Eric Drexler

 

I had been impressed by the fact that biological systems were based on molecular machines and that we were learning to design and build these sorts of things.

– K. Eric Drexler


You can find academic and industrial groups doing some relevant work, but there isn’t a focus on building complex molecular systems. In that respect, Japan is first, Europe is second, and we’re third.

– K. Eric Drexler


Any powerful technology can be abused.

– K. Eric Drexler


But while doing that I’d been following a variety of fields in science and technology, including the work in molecular biology, genetic engineering, and so forth.

– K. Eric Drexler


My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race.

– K. Eric Drexler


Protein engineering is a technology of molecular machines – of molecular machines that are part of replicators – and so it comes from an area that already raises some of the issues that nanotechnology will raise.

– K. Eric Drexler



Krista Allen – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Krista Allen

 

I basically left Texas with no money. I was making $3.50 working in some mall, so I didn’t have a lot of cash. I took $1,000 and headed to California. Along the way I stopped in Vegas because I had always wanted to see Caesar’s Palace. So I stopped there and won $2,500 on a slot machine! It was amazing.

– Krista Allen


Men are amazing. I love the way they are. They’re consistently little boys, and they need to be nurtured and loved. But at the same time, they need to feel like men.

– Krista Allen


I put a lot of faith in dreams. I know that big movie roles and opportunities are going to happen.

– Krista Allen


I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men – that they never mature and are always just boys.

– Krista Allen


I want to clear up a few myths about myself. People have written that I was a kindergarten teacher and a former Miss Texas, and neither is true.

– Krista Allen



Ken Burns – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Ken Burns

 

I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we’re lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it’s worse than fear – it’s active disengagement.

– Ken Burns


I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.

– Ken Burns


History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions.

– Ken Burns


You can learn as much about the history from reading about the present as you can vice versa, that is learning about the present through history, which is what I do for a living.

– Ken Burns


I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.

– Ken Burns


I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content.

– Ken Burns



Ken Olsen – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Ken Olsen

 

Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.

– Ken Olsen


There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.

– Ken Olsen


The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.

– Ken Olsen



Karl Malone – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Karl Malone

 

Sometimes, you follow your dreams. I say to the young people, ‘If you have a dream, chase it.’

– Karl Malone


I don’t know what my label is. I just think of myself as a plain forward. I like to think I have some finesse to my game, but inside the paint is where men are made. If you can’t play there, you should be home with your mama.

– Karl Malone


I never felt I had the kind of relationship with Magic that I could just pick up the phone and call him at home.

– Karl Malone


I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nation’s Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out.

– Karl Malone


I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out. This USO tour is especially meaningful because of the friends I have met and I am honored to be apart of it.

– Karl Malone


It takes people a while to trust you.

– Karl Malone



Knute Rockne – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Knute Rockne

 

Show me a good and gracious loser and I’ll show you a failure.

– Knute Rockne


At home we’re the hosts, and I never liked the idea of being embarrased in front of our friends.

– Knute Rockne


Most men, when they think they are thinking, are merely rearranging their prejudices.

– Knute Rockne


Play like you’re positive on the victory, even though they’re leading big now.

– Knute Rockne


One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.

– Knute Rockne


Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.

– Knute Rockne



Kyra Sedgwick – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Kyra Sedgwick

 

It’s not always thankless. Let’s face it – it’s not always thankless. I’ve gotten a lot of really great recognition and I’ve worked with amazing people.

– Kyra Sedgwick


He put a ring in the toe of a stocking. On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was there at the bottom of the toe. Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.

– Kyra Sedgwick


After 14 years, it better be a real marriage, you know? We do have a great time together. We are really lucky.

– Kyra Sedgwick


I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn’t do them. And I don’t want to screw them by not portraying them honestly.

– Kyra Sedgwick