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I see is a certain something, desolate and grey as infinity. I do not believe that the structure of the human brain is to be blamed for the fact that man cannot grasp infinity. Albert Einstein
"twitch" is not a good product name because it doesn't bring up the right imagery. So we looked in the dictionary for words around it, and we came across the word "twitter", and it was just perfect. The definition was "a short burst of inconsequential information", and "chirps from birds". And that's exactly what the product was. Jack Dorsey
'One solution fits all' is not the way to go. All these cultures are different. The right culture for the Mayo Clinic is different from the right culture at a Hollywood movie studio. You can't run all these places with a cookie-cutter solution. Charlie Munger
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy. Doc Hastings
20 years on I'm not that interested in charity. I'm interested in justice. There's a difference. Africa needs justice as much as it needs charity. Bono
2010 is not just a choice between Republicans and Democrats. 2010 is not just a choice between liberals and conservatives. 2010 is a referendum on the very identity of our nation. Marco Rubio
2012 has been an extraordinary year for our country. We cheered our Queen to the rafters with the Jubilee, showed the world what we're made of by staging the most spectacular Olympic and Paralympic Games ever and - let's not forget - punched way above our weight in the medals table. David Cameron
2012 was the year I saw Twitter as a negative. More people need to realise that not everything they read is true and that Internet trolls are a real problem. Katherine Jenkins
30% of all people will never believe you. Do not allow your colleagues and employees to work for you. Instead, let them work for a common goal. Jack Ma
360 deals are the new things of the industry. It's not about selling records; it's about selling T-shirts, getting a piece of your publishing, getting a piece of your touring, and all these other kind of properties. Lupe Fiasco
58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end. Cindy Sheehan
A 'girl like me' is someone who doesn't rest on her looks, who has had people tell me from day one, 'You're never going to get magazine covers because you're not pretty enough.' I'm totally comfortable with that. Pink
A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought. Frank Moore Colby
A 'scream' is always just that - a noise and not music. Carl Jung
A bad act done will fester and create in its own way. It's not only goodness that creates. Bad things create. They have their own yeast. Dennis Potter
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. John Kenneth Galbraith
A bad boyfriend is someone you give everything to - you live with him, cook for him, sleep with him - thinking he is going to marry you and then he doesn't. When you are giving your all to a job and not getting credit, your job is a bad boyfriend. Mika Brzezinski
A band is not a marriage. There are no oaths of allegiance. If you feel your life will be better served by splitting up the group, you've got to do it - but of course it does cause problems. Steve Winwood
A bare assertion is not necessarily the naked truth. George Dennison Prentice
A barrier is of ideas, not of things. Mark Caine
A basic rule of life for reporters is that you should spend your time talking with and learning about people who are not sending you press releases, rather than those who are. James Fallows
A battle is developing between them' I say developing, because it's not yet on. Murray Walker
A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it. George MacDonald
A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not. Leonardo da Vinci
A beautiful print is a thing in itself, not just a halfway house on the way to the page. Irving Penn
A belief in God is vitally important, not just in show business, but stability in life. You know, to recognize deity is the most important thing that you can do. I mean, it comes to the Ten Commandments. They weren't ten suggestions. They were Ten Commandments. Donny Osmond
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. Jose Bergamin
A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it, A song's not a song 'til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay, Love isn't love 'til you give it away! Oscar Hammerstein II
A big part of making music is the discovery aspect, is the surprise aspect. That's why I think I'll always love sampling. Because it involves combining the music fandom: collecting, searching, discovering music history, and artifacts of recording that you may not have known existed and you just kind of unlock parts of your brain, you know? Gotye
A big part of my decision is not made about whether I'm able to coach in the NHL or if I'm ready to step up and take that challenge. Basically, it's about my family, it's about my children, and this is where my decision is going to have to be made. Patrick Roy
A big thing that gets people in trouble in the kitchen is not reading the recipe from start to finish before you cook it. Before you start anything, read through the entire recipe once. Gail Simmons
A bold reform agenda is our moral obligation. If we make the case effectively and win this November, then we will have the moral authority to enact the kind of fundamental reforms America has not seen since Ronald Reagan's first year. Paul Ryan
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. Jack London
A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive. Erica Jong
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. Umberto Eco
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return. Salman Rushdie
A book is more than a verbal structure or series of verbal structures; it is the dialogue it establishes with its reader and the intonation it imposes upon his voice and the changing and durable images it leaves in his memory. A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships. Jorge Luis Borges
A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness. Kevin Kelly
A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting. Helen Rowland
A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really, I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind of semi hits for the people on it in America. Eric Clapton
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
A building is hard to judge. It takes many years to find out whether it works. It's not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it. Helmut Jahn
A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked. Delia Smith
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. Friedrich Nietzsche
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind. Lewis Mumford
A certain slightly cruel disregard for the feelings of living people is simply part of the package. I think a writer, if he's any good, is not an entirely benign entity in the world. Michael Cunningham
A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate. Donald Trump
A chair's function is not just to provide a place to sit; it is to provide a medium for self-expression. Chairs are about status, for example. Or signalling something about oneself. That's why the words chair, seat and bench have found themselves used to describe high status professions, from academia to Parliament to the law. Evan Davis
A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state, because of our location. I'm not one though who would attribute it to being man-made. Sarah Palin
A character who is thought-out is not born, he or she is contrived. A born character is round, a thought-out character is flat. Rex Stout
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