Best 659 of Term quotes - MyQuotes
Bryce Dallas Howard
There was definitely a learning curve in terms of being on film, but being on a set was all good.
I like the term 'misunderstood.' But I am a bit of a bad boy.
I left to go off and do other things. In terms of the group, I'm definitely the boss. I wouldn't say they were scared of me, but they listen to what I have to say.
Success is a relative term. It brings so many relatives.
A school out of Canberra sends me a term's worth of work. I sit on the couch by myself and complete it and send it back.
Postmodernism - and is that term used much any more? - is simply a reiteration of the sophistic or the rhetorical worldview.
The dictionary is a closed system in which someone interested in the meaning of a word can go around and around and end up exactly where he started, simply because words are defined in terms of other words, and these, in turn, are defined in terms of still other words.
In pragmatic terms, our challenge is less to save the earth from ourselves and more to save ourselves from an earth that, if pushed too far, has ample power to rock, burn, and shake us off completely.
We have found other terms far less vague than the old ones to designate the same complaints. It's a great advance linguistically.
Certainly what constitutes a stage actor, what constitutes a film actor, I don't even know what that is. And both things are very accurate, in a sense. In terms of people's needs to concentrate on race, I wonder if it's completely necessary, but it's not something that is so dynamically relevant to me that I feel it should be one thing or another.
I see things in terms of paint, all else is irrelevant.
The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.
Putin is very much afraid of leaving. Because he is formally right now in his first term, so has another eight years from now. Legally, he has created all the mechanisms for himself. He's a lawyer.
Robert De Niro
The one thing I always talk about in terms of restaurants is consistency.
I think, actually, that rock and roll is a misconception. It should no longer be a term for music.
India has now graduated from megawatts to gigawatts in terms of renewable energy production.
Ulysses S. Grant
No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.
I never thought television would or could be a long-term commitment.
I prefer the term ‘sexual deviant’ myself,” Saiman said.
Since I was five, I've known that I was adopted, which is a politically correct term for being clueless about one's own origins.
For decades, I have been a militant anti-declinist in terms of America's place in the world.
And "classically not beautiful" is a fancy term for saying ugly. And denouncing you. And erasing you.
Define your goals in terms of the activities necessary to achieve them, and concentrate on those activities.
There's nothing as short as short-term debt.
Robert M. Gates
I will always be an advocate in terms of wars of necessity. I am just much more cautious on wars of choice.
Cancer can no longer be classified according to the organ in which it arises. It has to be characterized in terms of the genetic mutation that exists.
Formula one is very one-dimensional in terms of what we do in the cockpit.
"Country" has become a marketing term. I see myself as a songwriter.
I am who I am, in terms of shooting from the hip occasionally.
The lasting physical and mental health effects of long term very high altitude exposure appear to be remarkably similar to daily heavy smoking.
There is nothing normal about removing the FBI director, as a general matter. It's an extraordinary measure. This is an office that is typically served for a term of years, 10 years, to be precise.
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.
The term "trash talk" is such an American thing. I still laugh at it.
Moriarty is arguably the most famous super-villain in terms of literature.
I try to put what's evocative in the music to me, I try and put that out there in terms of titles and imagery, or implication towards the listener.
I love sharing photographs and websites, I'm for all of these things. I'm for Facebook. But to say that this is sociability? We begin to define things in terms of what technology enables and technology allows.
Why is it that, despite having achieved previously undreamed-of miracles of progress, we seem more helpless in facing life than our less privileged ancestors were? The answer seems clear: while humankind collectively has increased its material powers a thousandfold, it has not advanced very far in terms of improving the content of experience.
Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare, or they respond in terms of subject knowledge, which is the wrong answer.
James K. Polk
I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close. I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
Long-term boredom can't lead to anything good.
And it is certain that those who do not yield to their equals, who keep terms with their superiors, and are moderate towards their inferiors, on the whole succeed best.
To me the term "sexual feedom" meant freedom from having sex.
Metaphor is not, and never has been, a mere literary term. It is an event.
It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincolns single term in the House of Representatives at Washington added practically nothing to his reputation.
Term insurance is temporary, but your problem is permanent.
Long term interest of the nation should be foremost.
I'd been staring at the search term for at least five minutes. One word. Necromancer.
Here's a philosophical rule of thumb: always start with the negative definitions. Negative definitions are always easier to understand. So, here's a negative definition. We must not conceive difference in terms of the differences we find between things that already exist. Difference is not empirical differences.
I'm extremely critical. I don't consider myself a performance artist. I balk at the term performance art.
"Beach." It's a very loose term now. Pretty widely used term. And that's awesome, but I guess my California experience is different from a lot of people's interpretations, and I think maybe I just wanted to put my spin on it.