Connections Quotes

The movie, by sheer speeding up of the mechanical, carried us from the world of sequence and connections into the world of creative configurations and structure. - Marshall McLuhan

 

Peace is not won by those who fiercely guard their differences but by those who with open minds and hearts seek out connections. - Katherine Paterson

 

Nonsense and beauty have close connections. - Edward Morgan Forster

 

The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet. - Adrienne Cecile Rich

 

Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family. - Joseph Brodsky

 

When people are judged by merit, not connections, then the best and brightest can lead the country, people will work hard, and the entire economy will grow - everyone will benefit and more resources will be available for all, not just select groups. - Barack Obama

 

A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together. - Norman Cousins

 

Relativity teaches us the connection between the different descriptions of one and the same reality. - Albert Einstein

 

I believe that more unhappiness comes from this source than from any other, I mean from the attempt to prolong family connections unduly and to make people hang together artificially who would never naturally do so. - Samuel Butler

 

The connections I draw between human nature and political systems in my new book, for example, were prefigured in the debates during the Enlightenment and during the framing of the American Constitution.-Steven Pinker

 

The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.-Charles Eames

 

The dog, on the other hand, has few or no ideas because his brain acts in coarse fashion and because there are few connections with each single process.-Edward Thorndike

 

The human mind evolved always in the company of the human body, and of the animal body before it was human. The intricate connections of mind and body must exceed our imagination, as from our point of view we are peculiarly prevented from observing them.-John Desmond Bernal

 

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.-Barbara de Angelis

 

There is an expression now that is commonly used about these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal, because they have connections to the outside world.-Lakhdar Brahimi

 

There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.--Debi Mazar

 

These are ideas. I could say that they just came to me, but it would be more accurate to say that I went to them. Ideas - and new connections between ideas - lead you away from commonly held perceptions of reality. Ideas lead you out here. Ideas lead you into the darkness.-Dave Sim

 

These sites have torn down the geographical divide that once prevented long distance social relationships from forming, allowing instant communication and connections to take place and a virtual second life to take hold for its users.-Mike Fitzpatrick

 

This is not the first time that Mexican authorities have handed over an Arab from a country with known Al Qaeda connections to a local sheriff across the border. FBI picks them up and disappears.-John Culberson

 

We made connections between the monsters created by war and the monsters he created, the typical outcast that Whale was attracted to, and the monster in himself, that's inside all of us.-Bill Condon

 

What is more important is that Foreign Service Officers understand business, about the needs of U.S. business and how to help U.S. companies make the right connections abroad.-Lawrence Eagleburger

 

What we're always looking for is weird social issues and weird connections to make. Luckily for them, there's no shortage of material.-Trey Parker

 

When I severe my connections with the A.I.A. I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.-Ralph Thomas Walker

 

While I was in London it was completely upside-down. I got a whole new life and it was a challenge to keep in touch with my life in Ireland, but it was great fun. Now though, I've been back home since November and gradually all connections with my HP life have been fading.-Evanna Lynch

 

With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia, and we saw that the traditional way of communicating by phone no longer made a lot of sense.-Niklas Zennstrom

 

Without solid connections between homicides, we may have the reverse problem of believing three local murders are the work of one serial killer when they may actually be the work of three!-Pat Brown

 

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.-Bob Taft

 

You can go from doing something quite silly to something dead serious in the blink of an eye, and if you're making those connections with your audience then they're going to go right along with it.-Bruce Springsteen

 

Your connections might get you in the door, but it won't keep you there. And if you haven't prepared, you'll suck.-Vic Mignogna

 

I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes, and a vehicle often helps to do that. I have a relationship to car culture. It isn't really about loving cars. It's sort of about needing them.-Matthew Barney

 

I have gone through a period of seeking to understand what or how strong or what are the connections I have to God.-Peter Jennings

 

I have walked around the same streets so many times, and then seen a place that had been hidden to me. I now know the sites in a way that makes me think I could have made better use of the connections between place and snowball.-Andy Goldsworthy

 

I wanted to make connections between Whale's past and present.-Bill Condon

 

I've spent my career trying to help people without connections understand what's going on so that they have a chance of getting a fair shake from the connected and the powerful.-Allan Sloan

 

If I'm not in shape, it feels like something is wrong. If I haven't been able to get to class for a while or I've been sick, I don't feel complete. It doesn't feel like the electricity is making its connections.-Bebe Neuwirth

 

If, then, faith widens the connections, it elevates the man.-Matthew Simpson

 

In fact, from then on scholars engaged in a kind of game of comparing different Indo-European languages with one another, and eventually they could not fail to wonder what exactly these connections showed, and how they should be interpreted in concrete terms.-Ferdinand de Saussure

 

In terms of the idea of long-term occupation - I have been reading a little bit more about this period - and you can see in that occupation are many lessons for the current occupation of Iraq. So we have these connections that go way back that people aren't aware of.-Edwidge Danticat

 

It's too simplistic to advance the notion of the autonomy of art as a reason for turning away from the public. You can have autonomy and simultaneously have connections with the social and political world.-Thom Mayne

 

Knowing what I do now, I don't know if I'd ever have the balls to go to film school, with no connections and no knowledge of the business side at all.-Michael Patrick Jann

 

More immediately, I'm currently working on another Dracula in which there will be connections with ancient Egypt. That's about as far as I want to go in commenting on current work.-Fred Saberhagen

 

Most American fascists are enthusiastically supporting the war effort. They are doing this even in those cases where they hope to have profitable connections with German chemical firms after the war ends.-Henry A. Wallace

 

My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest.-Steve Irwin

 

My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect.-George Cuvier

 

Nonsense and beauty have close connections.-E. M. Forster

 

People today sometimes get uncomfortable with empirical claims that seem to clash with their political assumptions, often because they haven't given much thought to the connections.-Steven Pinker

 

So, the point was to be able to have a medium that would record all the connections and all the structures and all the thoughts that paper could not. Since the computer could hold any structure in any form, this was the way to go.-Ted Nelson

 

Some broad themes brought me where I am today. At a very young age, my hobby became thinking and finding connections.-Dean Kamen

 

The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.-Adrienne Rich

 
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