You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.
They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I – I wanted the public...
I have this system. I torture my husband and everyone around me with my nerves and anxiety. Then, when I get on stage, the fear is gone. I’ve exhausted myself. It just dissipates.
You can’t come out on a record dissing the system and be on a label that’s connected to the system.
When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.
By incentivizing Wall Street players to sniff out inefficient or corrupt companies and bet against them, short-selling acts as a sort of policing system; legal short-sellers have been instrumental in helping expose firms like Enron...
There is a certain generation who have grown up being able to mash up, to tinker with, every system they’ve ever encountered.
The purpose of our justice system is to reflect the values of our society and to punish those who violate our standards.
We have an internal check and balance system. By design we are so filled with possibility, opportunity, with greatness that when we live small, within the bottom of our capability, we innately know we should...
Preserving the 30-year prepayable fixed-rate mortgage – it’s like the bedrock of the housing system – is critical.
Metaphysically, his bowl filled and emptied at the same time. Violent and maniacal to push himself so far, he’d both created and destroyed his body’s energy. In other words he had complete power, self-sustaining, self-sacrificing...
A more effective international disease surveillance system is essential for global security both against a bioterrorist attack or a naturally occurring disease.
For people who have for been putting their hard-earned money into the system for years, the president’s idea would replace their safety net with a risky gamble with no assurance of a stable return of...
If the Net becomes the center of the universe, which is what seems to be happening, then the dizzying array of machines that will be plugged into it will virtually guarantee that the specifics of...
To see a man slip on a banana skin is to see a rationally structured system suddenly translated into a whirling machine.
I work on OpenBSD fulltime, as the project leader. I set some directions, increase communication between the developers, and try to be involved in nearly every aspect of the base system.
Move your lymph system. Lymph is like a sewage system that carries all of the toxins out of your body.
My system uses no apparatus. The resistance of your own body is the best and safest apparatus.
The cinema, as literature, as all the plastic arts, do not exist outside of a critical system that allows us to study them.
My mentor Jon Simmons introduced me to the Stanislavski system, which is so heavy on back-story. So you write and write and write these back stories about a character and then you throw it away....
Your own music comes out of your head and emotions, but it’s not etched in your system.
If the Ivy League was the breeding ground for the elites of the American Century, Stanford is the farm system for Silicon Valley.
Although the French appellation system has its roots in the 1923 system created in Chateauneuf-du-Pape by Baron Le Roy, proprietor of the renowned Chateau Fortia, Chateauneuf-du-Pape never developed a reputation for quality or achieved the...
Capitalism unchecked is not a democratic system.
The deployment of geolocating tags attached to ordinary garbage could paint a surprising picture of the waste management system, as trash is shipped throughout the country in a maze-like disposal process – as we saw...
I have a lot of fans who are in the prison system, where ramen noodles are a kind of staple. Prisoners are always sending me recipes.
I worked as a teacher in the public school system in New York City for several years, and I was a victim of the layoffs, you know, in the mid-’70s. And then I worked as...
If the law doesn’t apply equally to everybody, then you don’t really have a system of law.
We created the hierarchical, pyramidal, managerial system because we needed it to keep track of people and things people did; with the computer to keep track, we can restructure our institutions horizontally.
European citizens expect that there will be also a fair system inside the European Union and in the euro, and that’s why we have to have quite hard discipline.
A system in which we may have an enforced rest from legislation for two years is not bad.
Large numbers of people are broken from the notion that the system is working for people, that the system is just or humane or peaceful.
He had forgotten they lived with a rope around their necks – until it cinched.
The country will also need ‘new forms of social welfare’ instead of its current system which is excessively centred on pensions.
A Congressional Budget Office report released as recent as June 2004 says the system will be able to pay full benefits until 2052, and 80 percent after that.
Education should not be about building more schools and maintaining a system that dates back to the Industrial Revolution. We can achieve so much more, at unmatched scale with software and interactive learning.
A system is in equilibrium when the forces constituting it are arranged in such a way as to compensate each other, like the two weights pulling at the arms of a pair of scales.
We are now preparing for the reform of the yuan’s exchange rate system. For such reforms to take place, we need good economic conditions… and we need to do it under tight control.
I cannot believe there is caste system in society; I cannot believe people are judged on the basis of their prosperity.
The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery.
Face it, the system is rigged, and it’s rigged against us.
They thought that athletes that worked out with my system wouldn’t be able to throw a ball because they’d be too muscle bound. Those are the misconceptions I had to go through for about 40...
They have been disrespecting our values and morals for very long time because of the nature of their values system.
I regret the passing of the studio system. I was very appreciative of it because I had no talent.
When somebody wants to write an article attacking a scoring system or the influence of wine writers, who’s right in the cross hairs? It’s not Steve Tanzer, it’s not Marvin Shanken, it’s me. These other...
I think anytime that you go to the extreme of any mode of economics, be it capitalism or communism, you have these feedback mechanisms that make the system turn in on itself.
When you have all these traces of trash moving around, you can ask yourself how can we make the system more efficient. Then we can make better decisions. And perhaps we will not throw away...
Europe and the euro zone have no reason, rationally, to push Greece out of the euro. But this is a system in which many parties, many countries, many governments, many electorates participate and we could...
People usually seek to join a religious system in order to gain the eternal bliss and freedom of the soul. But belonging somewhere; anywhere is not freedom. Free is the wind. You need to become...
The system should treat all user input as sacred.
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