Quotations that match 'giant'.People are nice enough, but you can hear the giant tick of the second hand. People are so harried.
[ Enough Giant Hand Harried Hear Nice Second Tick]
One can decide that the principal role of knowledge is as an indispensable element in the functioning of society, and act in accordance with that decision, only if one has already decided that society is a giant machine.
[ Accordance Act Already Decide Decided Decision Element Functioning Giant Indispensable Knowledge Machine Only Principal Role Society]
Actually, everything has been said in print... it's a battle of giants and it's something that Walt would say is none of your business - go right on and create the best you can.
[ Actually Battle Been Best Business Create Everything Giants Go None Print Right Said Say Something Walt Would Your]
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living. War
[ Ethical Giants Infants Killing Know Living More Nuclear Ours Peace War World]
There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn't back in the days when they did 'Cleopatra,' where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look, and authentic in the way people behave.
[ Authentic Authenticity Back Behave Certain Cleopatra Days Did Everything Giant Kind Look Looked Motel Respect Today Want Way Where]
I build duets into bigger works. I like to see people working together. What we call a giant solo in my company is about four bars long while twenty other people are doing something dynamically. I like the charge that is set up by a lot of people doing something.
[ Bars Bigger Build Call Charge Company Doing Duets Four Giant Into Long Lot Other See Set Solo Something Together Twenty Up While Working Works]
War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth.
[ Creatures Earth Giant Inhabit Little Makes Men Out Routine Strange Us War]
At great, great remove sit the head of General Electric, the head of News Corp, the head of Viacom, or the head of this giant international corporation that wants these ratings.
[ Corp Corporation Electric General Giant Great Head International News Ratings Remove Sit These Viacom Wants]
Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail.
[ Dancing Disco Endless Giant Just Knocking Moron Nail Steady Thump]
I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty tuna can that I continue to recycle in many different shapes.
[ Being Childhood Continue Different Giant Look Many Really Recycle Rusty Shapes Tuna]
I felt invincible. My strength was that of a giant. God was certainly standing by me. I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet.
[ Before Certainly Ever Felt Five Giant God Hatchet Invincible Rocks Saloons Smashed Standing Strength Took]
I won a great giant slalom in Japan last week, and it gave me momentum for this final part of the season.
[ Final Gave Giant Great Japan Last Momentum Part Season Week Won]
I was this weird little bookish giant.
[ Giant Little Weird]
The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists. But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the rare instances where the term fits.
[ Artists Case Describe Fits Giant Instances Kurosawa Often Rare Term Too Used Where]
I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
[ Become Costner Ego Giant Kevin Postman Singing Soundtrack Want]
When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin. War
[ Begin Giants Over Pygmies War Wars Will]
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
[ Area Capacity Command Focus Giant Idea Immediately Lives Mastering Most Our Resources Single]
I think coughing up slugs was quite hard. Ron has a scene where he has to cough up these giant slugs.
[ Cough Coughing Giant Hard Quite Ron Scene These Think Up Where]
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
[ Calculations Childlike Flight Giants Great Man Mark Once Ordinary Puts Race Sublime Touching]
I think before 1997 is over, NATO will have taken giant strides in what's called adaptation, the discussions about bringing the French fully into the NATO forces.
[ Adaptation Before Bringing Called Discussions Forces French Fully Giant Into Nato Over Strides Taken Think Will]
He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.
[ Always Definitely Father Figure Giant Once Us Were]
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.
[ Dwarf Farther Giant Himself May See Shoulders Standing Than]
I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
[ Century Country Few Giant Made Music Popular Reverse Strides Things Think Twentieth]
We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces.
[ Already Big Break Companies Giants Growing Huge Keep Larger Media More Need New Pieces Rules Set Than These Too Will]
The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. Society
[ Achieved Brilliance Conscience Ethical Giants Infants Nuclear Our Power Wisdom Without World]
It seems like a totally gratuitous myth to tell people a giant rabbit comes round at night leaving candy in a haphazard way around the house... and the cover shows the bunny caught in the act.
[ Act Around Bunny Candy Caught Comes Cover Giant Gratuitous Haphazard House Leaving Myth Night Rabbit Round Seems Shows Tell Totally Way]
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
[ Blotted Blue Earth Eye Feel Felt Giant Out Planet Pretty Put Shut Small Struck Suddenly Thumb Tiny Up Very]
Fear may very well be a caveman fear of the predator, of the giant lizard chasing them - maybe that's what Steven Spielberg connects with so well in Lost World.
[ Chasing Connects Fear Giant Lizard Lost May Maybe Predator Spielberg Steven Them Very Well World]
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. History
[ Giant Leap Man Mankind Small Step]
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
[ Further Giants Others Seen Shoulders Standing Than Upon]
I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them.
[ Am Artist Begging Beside Complete Day Feet Giants Goes Lessons Make May Might Poor Sit Sitting Student Their Them Well Wisdom Yearning]
Life is a series of steps. Things are done gradually. Once in a while there is a giant step, but most of the time we are taking small, seemingly insignificant steps on the stairway of life.
[ Done Giant Gradually Insignificant Life Most Once Seemingly Series Small Step Steps Taking Things Time While]
Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle.
[ Giant Hip Jungle Primitive Sophistication Wise]
The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf. Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
[ Below Breathing Distant Disturbed Giant Heavy Ice Imagine Mighty Noise Resembles Roar Standing Stirring Surf Tossing]
I learned a great deal doing Brooklyn Bridge. I was able to take a giant step into the terrible reality that was then. We saw the cattle cars that took folks away. Just knowing it was real, it would be impossible not to feel.
[ Able Away Bridge Brooklyn Cars Cattle Deal Doing Feel Folks Giant Great Impossible Into Just Knowing Learned Real Reality Saw Step Take Terrible Then Took Would]
So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he meets a Miss Calloway. He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is.
[ Am Brings Calloway Circus Dreams Edward Giant His Knows Man Meets Miss Only Road See Sees She Where Woman Young]
We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit.
[ Arguing Brick Car Everyone Giant Going Heading Over Sit Towards Wall Where]
In the very beginning we were a real tight family but now it's different. You know, toward the end, we had separate limos, stuff like that. It's hard to get six giant egos in the same place.
[ Beginning Different Egos End Family Get Giant Had Hard Know Now Place Real Same Separate Six Stuff Tight Toward Very Were]
Germany is an economic giant but a political midget, and with the end of the Cold War she has started to muscle her presence throughout Europe and the world.
[ Cold Economic End Europe Germany Giant Her Midget Muscle Political Presence She Started Throughout War World]
The Giants are looking for a trade but I don't think Atlanta wants to depart with a quality player.
[ Atlanta Depart Giants Looking Player Quality Think Trade Wants]
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
[ Bureaucracy Giant Mechanism Operated Pygmies]
I'm more concerned about members of Congress being drug-free than I am about members of the Yankees or Giants.
[ Am Being Concerned Congress Giants Members More Than Yankees]
The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs.
[ African-American Cool Giant Heads Look Men Shave Simple Their Thumbs Truth Whereas White]
The Giants were supposed to have a new motto, 'Shut up and deal.'
[ Deal Giants Motto New Shut Supposed Up Were]
On the field, blacks have been able to be super giants. But, once our playing days are over, this is the end of it and we go back to the back of the bus again.
[ Able Again Back Been Blacks Bus Days End Field Giants Go Once Our Over Playing Super]
If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing on my shoulders.
[ Because Far Giants Others Seen Shoulders Standing Were]
My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots.
[ Actually Broken Called Canal Could Did Doing Erie Even Eventually Fall Felicity Film First Get Getting Giant Independent Into Kind Know Later Movie Pilots Started Then]
It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up.
[ Angles Arched Area Becomes Compute Crop Cross Effect Ever Force Giant Guiding Head Intelligence Power Ratio Resistance Result Seas Surfaces Task Up Varying Weight Wind]
In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on.
[ Above Competition Emission Emitted Five Four Get Giant Just Looking Lot Measure Neutrons Resonance Tail Things Three Two]
When I left Ohio when I was 17 and ended up in New York and realised that not all films had the giant crab monsters in them, it really opened up a lot of things for me.
[ Crab Ended Films Giant Had Left Lot Monsters New Ohio Opened Realised Really Them Things Up York]
The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules.
[ Americans Banking Brink Class Collapse Company Disaster Facing Fall Giant Hardworking Insurance Just Middle Millions Only Played Rules Surely Tens Time]
All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can't help it.
[ Ballplayers Careers Cubs Giants Help Just Their Up Want Wind Yankees]
Faith is a kind of winged intellect. The great workmen of history have been men who believed like giants.
[ Been Believed Faith Giants Great History Intellect Kind Men Winged Workmen]
With the Giants I broadcast the debut of Hall of Famer Willie Mays.
[ Broadcast Debut Giants Hall Mays Willie]
I just took the idea that King Kong was too big for everything and reversed it and put George in a land of giants, which is basically what every kid goes through anyway - that, you know, the world is made for grownups, for tall people, for the giants.
[ Anyway Basically Big Every Everything George Giants Goes Grownups Idea Just Kid King Know Kong Land Made Put Reversed Tall Through Too Took Which World]
You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way.
[ Actually Big Care Complete Doing Film Finished Flop Gets Giant Know Made Matter Own Result See Some Success Their Ultimately Um Want Way Whether While Work]
We get information in the mail, the regular postal mail, encrypted or not, vet it like a regular news organization, format it - which is sometimes something that's quite hard to do, when you're talking about giant databases of information - release it to the public and then defend ourselves against the inevitable legal and political attacks.
[ Against Attacks Databases Defend Format Get Giant Hard Inevitable Information Legal Mail News Organization Ourselves Political Postal Public Quite Regular Release Something Sometimes Talking Then Vet Which]
Few are the giants of the soul who actually feel that the human race is their family circle.
[ Actually Circle Family Feel Few Giants Human Race Soul Their]
If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants.
[ Become Bigger Company Dwarfs Each Giants Hires Shall Smaller Than Us]
Fling but a stone, the giant dies. Death
[ Dies Fling Giant Stone]
Acting in 'Star Wars' I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad, and I didn't even know who the cantaloupes were.
[ Acting Even Felt Fruit Giant Know Raisin Salad Star Wars Were]
The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.
[ Catches Fairy Flesh Giant Good His Historian Human Knows Lies Quarry Scent Tale Wherever]
I'm rarely grabbed by anything the way I was when I was 10 years younger. About the only relatively new artists whose albums I own are Beck, and They Might Be Giants.
[ Albums Anything Artists Beck Giants Grabbed Might New Only Own Rarely Relatively Way Whose Years Younger]
I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out.
[ Burn Cosmic Earth Few Get Giant Gravitational Guy Happens Hurled Into Lose Matter Million Now Out Pull Snowball Space Sun Theory Think Through Turn Will Won Years]
The Giants were a good team, but our biggest enemy was said to be Candlestick Park.
[ Biggest Candlestick Enemy Giants Good Our Park Said Team Were]
Manufacturing takes place in very large facilities. If you want to build a computer chip, you need a giant semiconductor fabrication facility. But nature can grow complex molecular machines using nothing more than a plant.
[ Build Chip Complex Computer Fabrication Facilities Facility Giant Grow Large Machines Manufacturing Molecular More Nature Need Nothing Place Plant Semiconductor Takes Than Using Very Want]
There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
[ Called Castle Despair Doubting Giant Owner Whereof]
What is the purpose of the giant sequoia tree? The purpose of the giant sequoia tree is to provide shade for the tiny titmouse.
[ Giant Provide Purpose Shade Tiny Tree]
The starting line of the New York Marathon is kind of like a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport.
[ Behind Bomb Giant Go Kind Line Marathon Most New Off Spectacular Sport Start Starting Time York]
TV that people will never see, that giant international corporations will never touch, will never pay your salary.
[ Corporations Giant International Never Pay Salary See Touch Tv Will Your]
You know, they just don't make big movie stars the way they used to, maybe because the system has changed, the studio system, but it's sad to see people like Jimmy Stewart go, all the giants of the past.
[ Because Big Changed Giants Go Jimmy Just Know Make Maybe Movie Past Sad See Stars Stewart Studio System Used Way]
I've had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father - he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?
[ Amazing Came Could Ears Expression Father Figure Fishing Five Foot Four Giant Go Had Hundred Kind Know Life Look Movie Odd Six Small Some Star Thought Very Village]
I don't have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments.
[ Disappointments Expectations Giant Just Lead Life Your]
In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn't drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing.
[ Bought Car Community Could Drive Everybody Gave Giants Had Lot Mercury Parking Signed Thing Would]
The first day was memorable for me. I walked into this studio with these giant eyes, slowly met everybody and got to see the story boards and sketches of our characters. I got the see the sets and was just amazed that all this was to be something we all were going to be part of for almost a year.
[ Almost Amazed Boards Characters Day Everybody Eyes First Giant Going Got Into Just Memorable Met Our Part See Sets Sketches Slowly Something Story Studio These Walked Were Year]
America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
[ America Giant Mistake]
For years, European leaders have pointed out that Europe is an economic giant, but a military pygmy.
[ Economic Europe European Giant Leaders Military Out Pointed Years]
People think our work is monumental because it's art, but human beings do much bigger things: they build giant airports, highways for thousands of miles, much, much bigger than what we create.
[ Airports Art Because Beings Bigger Build Create Giant Highways Human Miles Monumental Much Our Than Things Think Thousands Work]
But one man never laughed. He was a giant among men. He was Bobby Darin and he was my friend.
[ Among Bobby Darin Friend Giant Laughed Man Men Never]
My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
[ Black Celery Clothes Cool Giant Kid None Parents Sandwich School Show Sticks Up Vegetarians Were]
My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I'd go in as a lifelong New York Giant, but I'm now resigned to the fact that this won't happen.
[ Been Championship Fact Fame Giant Go Goal Had Hall Happen Jersey Lifelong New Now Resigned Retired Team Toward Win Won Work York]
I'd like to be a giant enabler.
I recognize my limits but when I look around I realise I am not living exactly in a world of giants.
[ Am Around Exactly Giants Limits Living Look Realise Recognize World]
I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.
[ Awaken Done Fear Fill Giant Him Resolve Sleeping Terrible]
Some missionaries are giants in the Spirit and pygmies in skills in the Spirit. Work hard to develop a balance. Your leaders, and you, should teach the skills to each other.
[ Balance Develop Each Giants Hard Leaders Missionaries Other Pygmies Should Skills Some Spirit Teach Work Your]
The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies.
[ Fact Giants Grim Peace Precocious Prepare Pygmies Retarded War]
We have taken a giant step forward in correcting some of the misconceptions people have about the church. I think that we've made a lot of friends.
[ Church Correcting Forward Friends Giant Lot Made Misconceptions Some Step Taken Think]
Pray look better, Sir... those things yonder are no giants, but windmills.
[ Better Giants Look Pray Sir Things Those]
Where talent is a dwarf, self-esteem is a giant.
[ Dwarf Giant Self-Esteem Talent Where]
Anyone who has seen me spin that heavy, giant wheel on television knows that I'm not a steroid user.
[ Anyone Giant Heavy Knows Seen Spin Steroid Television User Wheel]
The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white.
[ Accept Actor Black Film Ford Giant Good His John Learn Looks More Poet Politics Watch Wayne White]
The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.
[ Achievement Freedom Giant Hostile Island Our Prosperity States United Values Wealth World]