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Quotes by Author -  E (106)
AuthorQuote Topic
E. Wagoner, Harold"The great thing about being an architect is you can walk into your dreams. "Dream
Eastman, Max"The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness. "Art
Eastwood, Clint"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country. "Movie
Ebert, Roger"Every great film should seem new every time you see it. "Movie
Ebert, Roger"Most of us do not consciously look at movies. "Movie
Ecker, Frederick Hudson"I don't think anybody yet has invented a pastime that's as much fun, or keeps you as young, as a good job. "Business
Eco, Umberto"But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth. "Life
Eddison, Sydney"Gardens are a form of autobiography. "Nature
Eddy, Sherwood"Faith is reason grown courageous. "Faith
Edgerton, Doc"That's the nature of research - you don't know what in hell you're doing. "Science
Edison, Thomas A."There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever. "War
Edison, Thomas A."Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something. "Business
Edison, Thomas A."I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. "Friendship
Edison, Thomas A."Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. "Business
Egan, Greg"Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the twentieth century. "Society
Ehrlich, Jerry"At Wabash, everybody sinks or swims together-everybody, even our salespeople. They aren't on commission. They participate in the same compensation system as everybody else. "Business
Einstein, Albert"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. "Science
Einstein, Albert"Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God. "Religion
Einstein, Albert"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax. "Business
Einstein, Albert"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. "Business
Einstein, Albert"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."Science
Einstein, Albert"Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them! "Patriotism
Einstein, Albert"We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. "Intelligence
Einstein, Albert"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. "Intelligence
Einstein, Albert"If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut. "Life
Einstein, Albert"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. "Nature
Einstein, Albert"Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. "Love
Einstein, Albert"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. "Patriotism
Einstein, Albert"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. "Technology
Einstein, Albert"The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder."Science
Einstein, Albert"You cannot prevent and prepare for war at the same time. "War
Einstein, Albert"All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike-and yet it is the most precious thing we have. "Science
Einstein, Albert"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice. "War
Einstein, Albert"I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the noblest driving force behind scientific research."Science
Einstein, Albert"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. "War
Einstein, Albert"The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker. "War
Einstein, Albert"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist. "Art
Einstein, Albert"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. "Success
Einstein, Albert"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. "Science
Einstein, Albert"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. "Science
Eisenhower, Dwight D."Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. "War
Eisenhower, Dwight D."I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it. "Peace
Eisenhower, Dwight D."The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield. "History
Eisenhower, Dwight D."Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. "Peace
Eisenhower, Dwight D."A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. "Society
Eisenhower, Dwight D."We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. "War
Eliot, T. S."You are the music while the music lasts. "Music
Eliot, T. S."Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control over what seems essentially uncontrollable, in the coherence of the inchoate, and in its ability to create its own values. "Art
Eliot, Alexander"So-called art restoration is at least as tricky as brain surgery. Most pictures expire under scalpel and sponge. "Art
Eliot, T. S."Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. "Poetry
Eliot, T. S."Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood. "Poetry
Eliot, T. S."Footfalls echo in the memory, down the passage which we did not take, towards the door we never opened Into the rose-garden. "Love
Elizabeth II, "I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations. "History
Elliott, Vicky"Colors that blend with the brick and the dark waters of the city's canals - greens, browns and the strong shade of oxblood that is known as Bruges red. "Art
Ellis, Henry Havelock"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. "Life
Ellis, Henry Havelock"Every artist writes his own autobiography. "Art
Ellis, Albert"The art of love... is largely the art of persistence. "Love
Ellis, Alice Thomas"Men were made for war. Without it they wandered greyly about, getting under the feet of the women, who were trying to organize the really important things of life. "War
Ellis, Henry Havelock"The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. "Nature
Ellis, Henry Havelock"There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it. "War
Ellison, Larry"Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build. "Technology
Ellman, Lucy"Men like war: they do not hold much sway over birth, so they make up for it with death. Unlike women, men menstruate by shedding other people's blood. "War
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. "Friendship
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere. "Friendship
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"The only way to have a friend is to be one. "Friendship
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. "Nature
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"All mankind love a lover. "Love
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. "Education
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. "Friendship
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. "Peace
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Science does not know its debt to imagination. "Science
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science."Science
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Science
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Success: To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded! "Success
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Pictures must not be too picturesque. "Art
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams. "Dream
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"It is not length of life, but depth of life. "Life
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness; the trees are imperfect men, and seem to bemoan their imprisonment, rooted in the ground. "Nature
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. "Life
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. "Nature
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Earth laughs in flowers. "Nature
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. "Nature
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"All life is an experiment. "Life
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. "Intelligence
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another. "Friendship
Emerson, Ralph Waldo"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. "Nature
Engelbart, Douglas"The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing. "Technology
Engle, Paul"Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. "Poetry
Eno, Brian"I'm struck by the insidious, computer-driven tendency to take things out of the domain of muscular activity and put them into the domain of mental activity. "Technology
Ephron, Nora"It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, "They lived happily ever after" and the following quarter-century warning that they'll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are now entering a third era in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know it just might work. "Movie
Epicurus, "It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. "Friendship
Epicurus, "The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. "History
Erhard, Werner"You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from. "Love
Erksine, John"In simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up, and goes. "Business
Ervin, Sam"Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft. "Science
Esar, Evan"Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures. "Business
Esar, Evan"Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either. "Business
Escher, M. C."We adore chaos because we love to produce order. "Art
Escher, M. C."Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check. "Art
Escher, M. C."I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough. "Dream
Escher, M. C."Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling? "Art
Euripides, "Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head. "War
Euripides, "Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. "Love
Evans, John"The Internet is like a giant jellyfish. You can't step on it. You can't go around it. You've got to get through it. "Technology
Everett, Edward"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. "Education
Ewing, Sam"Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it. "Success


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