Quotations that match 'margin'.

Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas. Casual curses are the most effective. William S. Burroughs
[ Areas Black Casual Curses Effective Effectively Magic Marginal Most Operates]
I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes. David Ogilvy
[ Advertising Appropriations Avoid Awkward Cash Clients Factor Marginal Marketing Mix Need Only Other Purposes Raid Tendency Their Whenever Whom]
If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth, or sees some error in the system being practiced, he commits so many marginal errors himself that he is worn out before he can establish his point. Ezra Pound
[ Before Being Commits Error Errors Essential Establish Gets Heretic Himself His Hold Individual Many Marginal Out Point Practiced Sees Some System Truth Worn]
The margin between success and drama is fractional. Jacky Ickx
[ Between Drama Fractional Margin Success]
Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood. Jimmy Breslin
[ Back Brokers Clerks Colleges Friends Live Manhattan Margin Neighborhood Offices Queens Same Speak Street Talk Those Wall Went]
If our language, our programs, our creations are not strongly present in the new media, the young generation of our country will be economically and culturally marginalized. Jacques Chirac
[ Country Creations Culturally Economically Generation Language Marginalized Media New Our Present Programs Strongly Will Young]
For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains. Katharine Anthony
[ Change Domestic Earn Earning Hours Increased Indeed Labor Leisure Long Margin Mothers Must Problem Relaxation Remains Slightest Thought Time Until]
Be precise. A lack of precision is dangerous when the margin of error is small. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Dangerous Error Lack Margin Precise Precision Small]
A first-rate organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected. Arnold Bennett
[ Always First-Rate His Hurry Keeps Late Margin Never Organizer Sleeve Unexpected Up]
The key is growth margins went in the right direction, unit volume increased quarter on quarter, and expenses came down. We threw off over $300 million in cash. All of those were in the right direction. So I think we're on our way. Gil Amelio
[ Came Cash Direction Down Expenses Growth Increased Key Margins Million Off Our Over Quarter Right Think Those Threw Unit Volume Way Went Were]
When Communist U.S.S.R. was a superpower, the world was better off. The right-wing media is trying to marginalize the peace movement. Janeane Garofalo
[ Better Communist Media Movement Off Peace Right-Wing Superpower Trying World]
Firstly, economic globalisation has brought prosperity and development to many countries, but also financial crises to Asia, Latin America and Russia, and increasing poverty and marginalisation. Anna Lindh
[ Also America Asia Brought Countries Crises Development Economic Financial Firstly Globalisation Increasing Latin Many Poverty Prosperity Russia]
I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it. Jodie Foster
[ Been Characters Dignity Get Having Marginalized Playing Saved Society Some Still Survive Them Through Ways]
The point is not to stay marginal, but to participate in whatever network of marginal zones is spawned from other disciplinary centers and which, together, constitute a multiple displacement of those authorities. Judith Butler
[ Authorities Centers Constitute Disciplinary Displacement Marginal Multiple Network Other Participate Point Spawned Stay Those Together Whatever Which Zones]
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory. Bill Russell
[ Concentration Margins Mental Toughness Victory]
We are No. 1 worldwide by quite a margin on the client side and expanding, according to IDC and others, every single quarter. Our expectation is that the industry will consolidate and that more of our competitors will exit. Kevin Rollins
[ According Client Competitors Consolidate Every Exit Expanding Expectation Industry Margin More Others Our Quarter Quite Side Single Will Worldwide]
In the 1920s you could buy stocks on margin. You could put 10 percent down and borrow the rest against your stocks. Ron Chernow
[ Against Borrow Buy Could Down Margin Percent Put Rest Stocks Your]
But it is impossible to divide a cube into two cubes, or a fourth power into fourth powers, or generally any power beyond the square into like powers; of this I have found a remarkable demonstration. This margin is too narrow to contain it. Pierre de Fermat
[ Any Beyond Contain Cube Cubes Demonstration Divide Found Fourth Generally Impossible Into Margin Narrow Power Powers Remarkable Square Too Two]
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self. George Eliot
[ Blot Close Glory Know Leave Margin Only Our Out See Self Speck Tiny Troublesome Very Vision Which Will World]
Bernanke and company are trying to reflate the economy with almost stated objective of inflation at 2 percent and higher in order to provide some type of safety margin for a future recession. That's where they want to go. Bill Gross
[ Almost Company Economy Future Go Higher Inflation Margin Objective Order Percent Provide Recession Safety Some Stated Trying Type Want Where]
For every issue, I send four pages of finished marginals and they select the ones they need. Sergio Aragones
[ Every Finished Four Issue Need Ones Pages Select Send]
All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move. Alfred Lord Tennyson Experience
[ Arch Ever Experience Fades Gleams Margin Move Whose World]
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. Hillary Clinton
[ Also Change Girls Globalization Instances Many March Meant Must Too Women]
Farms and ranches contend with much more than quarterly reports and profit margins - the weather can wreak havoc on their quality of life and economic viability. When natural disasters strike, we must do all we can to assist the backbone of our economy. Ruben Hinojosa
[ Assist Backbone Contend Disasters Economic Economy Farms Havoc Life Margins More Much Must Natural Our Profit Quality Quarterly Ranches Reports Strike Than Their Viability Weather Wreak]
Bahrain 's margin of freedom is growing day after day as we head into the future with steady steps. Hamad bin Isla Al Khalifi
[ After Bahrain Day Freedom Future Growing Head Into Margin Steady Steps]
You can talk about Holocaust denial, but it's really marginal for the most part. What is compelling about the Armenian genocide, is how it has been forgotten. Atom Egoyan
[ Armenian Been Compelling Denial Forgotten Genocide Holocaust How Marginal Most Part Really Talk]
Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century. J. G. Ballard
[ Almost Becoming Century Everything Fiction Intact Invisible Literature Margins Reality Science Sprung]
The fact is that surveys which media people openly admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their customers believe they're doing a good job, while the average profit margin in television is in the neighborhood of eighty percent. L. Neil Smith
[ Admit Average Believe Customers Doing Eighty Fact Fewer Good Job Margin Media Neighborhood Openly Percent Profit Show Surveys Television Than Their Twelve Which While]
I think that Microsoft will increasingly feel margin pressure from Linux as well as people saying: well actually the applications that really matter to me are not on my PC. And so they're going to be able to extract less of a monopoly rent, so to speak. Tim O'Reilly
[ Able Actually Applications Extract Feel Going Increasingly Less Linux Margin Matter Microsoft Monopoly Pc Pressure Really Rent Saying Speak Think Well Will]
Acting is like a high wire act. Your margin for error is very slim. Christine Baranski
[ Act Acting Error High Margin Slim Very Wire Your]
Mr. President, I believe your real problem is that you have somehow been unable to realize that you have won, not only won, but been re-elected by a tremendous margin. Elliot Richardson
[ Been Believe Margin Mr Only President Problem Re-Elected Real Realize Somehow Tremendous Unable Won Your]
Well, I think the reality is that as you study - when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates, when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates, when President Bush imposed those tax cuts, they actually generated economic growth. They expanded the economy. They expand tax revenues. Mike Pence
[ Actually Bush Cut Cuts Economic Economy Expand Expanded Generated Growth Imposed Kennedy Marginal President Rates Reagan Reality Revenues Ronald Study Tax Think Those Well]
I understand personally that it is frustrating to lose presidential elections by narrow margins. James Baker
[ Elections Frustrating Lose Margins Narrow Personally Presidential Understand]
Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur. Joanna Russ
[ Art Does Growth Marginal Margins Minority Occur Only Vernacular]
These political movements flourish on the margins of Turkish society because of poverty and because of the people's feeling that they are not being represented. Orhan Pamuk
[ Because Being Feeling Flourish Margins Movements Political Poverty Represented Society These Turkish]
American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous. Don DeLillo
[ American Dangerous Live Margins More Ought Stand Writers]
It is impossible for any number which is a power greater than the second to be written as a sum of two like powers. I have a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain. Pierre de Fermat
[ Any Contain Demonstration Greater Impossible Margin Marvelous Narrow Number Power Powers Proposition Second Sum Than Too Truly Two Which Written]
I don't think it works to just be mad at them - Maxine Waters out ranting and kicking down the doors. It would be so easy to dismiss you and marginalize you. Maxine Waters
[ Dismiss Doors Down Easy Just Kicking Mad Out Them Think Waters Works Would]
If I were a writer, how I would enjoy being told the novel is dead. How liberating to work in the margins, outside a central perception. You are the ghoul of literature. Lovely. Don DeLillo
[ Being Central Dead Enjoy How Liberating Literature Lovely Margins Novel Outside Perception Told Were Work Would Writer]
So nonetheless given the importance that was placed on sport in Australia, I wanted to be part of that scene, particularly since I had felt very strongly in my early schooling being marginalised even in the Catholic school. Thomas Keneally
[ Australia Being Catholic Early Even Felt Given Had Importance Nonetheless Part Particularly Placed Scene School Schooling Since Sport Strongly Very Wanted]
I think that, you know, when we start talking about the Tea Party, people want to marginalize that into some kind of organization or party, but it really isn't. Sharron Angle
[ Into Kind Know Organization Party Really Some Start Talking Tea Think Want]
No publisher in America improved a paper so quickly on so grand a scale, took a paper that was marginal in qualities and brought it to excellence as Otis Chandler did. David Halberstam
[ America Brought Chandler Did Excellence Grand Improved Marginal Otis Paper Publisher Qualities Quickly Scale Took]
I don't think there's any independent cartoonist whose stuff I don't like or respect in at least some way or another. We're all marginal laborers - we're practically medical oddities - so I don't see why we can't all be nice to each other. Chris Ware
[ Another Any Cartoonist Each Independent Laborers Least Marginal Medical Nice Oddities Other Practically Respect See Some Stuff Think Way Whose Why]
Instrumental music is increasingly marginalized and there's just no outlet, there's no venue for it, in terms of media. David Sanborn
[ Increasingly Instrumental Just Marginalized Media Music Outlet Terms Venue]
In crude oil trading, we have seen a 46 percent increase over 1 year in the margins there. Peter DeFazio
[ Crude Increase Margins Oil Over Percent Seen Trading Year]
I was playing rugby and the other games English school children do, and there was an event in which races were run, and I won these by a considerable margin. Roger Bannister
[ Children Considerable English Event Games Margin Other Playing Races Rugby Run School These Were Which Won]
I've always felt like I was on the margins. Once upon a time that's what independent used to mean. John Sayles
[ Always Felt Independent Margins Mean Once Time Upon Used]
In the sense that you're not at the centre of power, like a president or prime minister of a major power, everyone is marginalised; my position doesn't isn't unique in that respect. I think there are different sorts of relevance in different contexts. Peter Singer
[ Centre Contexts Different Everyone Major Minister Position Power President Prime Relevance Respect Sense Sorts Think Unique]
On many occasions New Zealand has spoken about the need to ensure that women's concerns are fully integrated into all aspects of the United Nations' activities and structures, not marginalised in one part of the Secretariat. Jenny Shipley
[ Activities Aspects Concerns Ensure Fully Integrated Into Many Nations Need New Occasions Part Spoken Structures United Women Zealand]
I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road. Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons, where there is no margin for error? Lincoln Chafee
[ Age Down Error Going Margin Nuclear Road Weapons Where Worry Years]
I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place. Sophia Bush
[ Books Doing Education Geek High Homework Kid Know Learning Loved Margins Notebooks Notes Over Place School Theater Too Total]
For President Clinton, according to this discussion I had with him, Rwanda was a marginal problem. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ According Clinton Discussion Had Him Marginal President Problem Rwanda]
But if you - if what - the reports are true, what they're saying is, is that as a consequence of us getting 30 million additional people health care, at the margins that's going to increase our costs, we knew that. Barack Obama
[ Additional Care Consequence Costs Getting Going Health Increase Knew Margins Million Our Reports Saying True Us]
I'm competitive, so I don't like to feel marginalized by the people who sell a lot of records. Liz Phair
[ Competitive Feel Lot Marginalized Records Sell]
I support the death penalty. But I also think there has to be no margin for error. George Ryan
[ Also Death Error Margin Penalty Support Think]
Men's need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness; we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it. Marilyn French
[ Based Discover Dominate Effort Emptiness Know Making May Men Need Own Root Sense Their Women]
I certainly can't speak for all cultures or all societies, but it's clear that in America, poetry serves a very marginal purpose. It's not part of the cultural mainstream. Mark Strand
[ America Certainly Clear Cultural Cultures Mainstream Marginal Part Poetry Purpose Serves Societies Speak Very]
A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. Henry David Thoreau
[ Beautiful Book Broad Cars Haste Hours Housekeeping Keep Leisure Less Life Makes Man Margin Observe Than Time Universe Waste]
A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance, they certainly aren't in it for the money. William Blake - only his first book was legitimately published. Jim Jarmusch
[ Acceptance Blake Book Certainly First His Legitimately Live Lot Margins Money Only Poets Published Social Too William]
But the key thing is that Iraq, while it's got very large oil reserves, has marginalized itself as an oil exporter and these days its exports are only about one tenth that of neighboring Saudi Arabia. Daniel Yergin
[ Arabia Days Exports Got Iraq Itself Key Large Marginalized Neighboring Oil Only Reserves Saudi Tenth These Thing Very While]
If you don't mind haunting the margins, I think there is more freedom there. Colin Firth
[ Freedom Haunting Margins Mind More Think]
Slowly, but with no doubt or hesitation whatever, and in something of a solemn expectancy, the two animals passed through the broken tumultuous water and moored their boat at the flowery margin of the island. Kenneth Grahame
[ Animals Boat Broken Doubt Expectancy Flowery Hesitation Island Margin Passed Slowly Solemn Something Their Through Tumultuous Two Water Whatever]