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Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is not what I meant to invent. I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars.

Tags: Accident, Million  ✍ Author: Leo Baekeland

I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.

Tags: Mouth, Smile  ✍ Author: Harvey Ball

But with writing, all you need is a pad of paper.

Tags: Pad, Writing  ✍ Author: Scott Caan

Mr. Fantasy was the only song that was scribbling on a piece of paper.

Tags: Piece, Song  ✍ Author: Jim Capaldi

I think that probably the - I don't give quotes to studios. They have to get those out of the paper or from television. So they wouldn't have had my quote opening day.

Tags: Give, Television  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

Paper is a uniquely beautiful format, more so than the web, I think: you need to invest in the aesthetics.

Tags: Beautiful, Web  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers

Writing is thought crystalized on a piece of paper, which can then be reviewed.

Tags: Thought, Writing  ✍ Author: Tim Ferriss

I have only got down on to paper, really, three types of people: the person I think I am, the people who irritate me, and the people I'd like to be.

Tags: Three, Types  ✍ Author: E. M. Forster

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.

Tags: Morning, Name  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

Somehow, as a writer, you tend to use words to paper over structural cracks.

Tags: Words, Writer  ✍ Author: Stephen Fry

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Tags: Worth, Written  ✍ Author: Samuel Goldwyn

Blank paper has always inspired me.

Tags: Blank, Inspired  ✍ Author: Daniel Handler

In other words, DC was never harmed by the paper shortages.

Tags: Words  ✍ Author: Gil Kane

We always had chocolates and my mother was careful to make sure they were unwrapped in advance so the paper wouldn't rustle in the middle of a performance.

Tags: Mother, Sure  ✍ Author: Penelope Keith

I can't argue my way out of a paper bag.

Tags: Argue, Bag  ✍ Author: Gabriel Macht

I like getting toilet paper thrown at me.

Tags: Getting, Thrown  ✍ Author: Joel Madden

But I think it's undeniable that the Times is a liberal paper.

Tags: Liberal, Times  ✍ Author: Daniel Okrent

Dreams are like paper, they tear so easily.

Tags: Dreams, Tear  ✍ Author: Gilda Radner

One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials.

Tags: Forty, Worth  ✍ Author: Will Rogers

I got a custom-made silk dress from a Chinese tailor for really cheap. I sketched it out on a piece of paper, and they took my measurements and made the dress for me in a day!

Tags: Piece, Took  ✍ Author: Alicia Sacramone

I beg you not to resort to demonstrations, for they have become nothing but burned paper.

Tags: Become, Burned  ✍ Author: Muqtada al Sadr

To be a novelist, all I need is a pen and a piece of paper.

Tags: Pen, Piece  ✍ Author: Quentin Tarantino

To put what you see on paper is the same as funneling what you feel through yourself as a performer.

Tags: Put, Yourself  ✍ Author: Rod Taylor

This paper was one of my digressions into abstract economics.

Tags: Abstract, Economics  ✍ Author: William Vickrey

Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper.

Tags: Read, Word  ✍ Author: Bill Walsh
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Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.

Tags: Communication, Heart  ✍ Author: William Wordsworth

All reactionaries are paper tigers.

Tags: Tigers  ✍ Author: Mao Zedong

Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper.

Tags: Forests, Toilet  ✍ Author: Daphne Zuniga

The paper burns, but the words fly away.

Tags: Away, Words  ✍ Author: Ayad Akhtar

I don't need a piece of paper to suggest that I can commit myself.

Tags: Commit, Piece  ✍ Author: Francesca Annis

My assignment was exclusively in the research field, and my first published paper, On the Optimal Use of Winds for Flight Planning, was the outgrowth of that work.

Tags: Research, Work  ✍ Author: Kenneth Joseph Arrow

The drawing is already partly there - it's in the paper. And the paper is talking before you do.

Tags: Drawing, Talking  ✍ Author: Richard Artschwager

At Wal-Mart, if you couldn't explain an idea or a concept in simple terms on one page of paper Sam Walton considered the new idea too complicated to implement.

Tags: Idea, Simple  ✍ Author: Michael Bergdahl

We're all pretty ordinary on paper.

Tags: Ordinary, Pretty  ✍ Author: Michael Bergin

Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.

Tags: Century, Middle  ✍ Author: Theodore Bikel

There's nothing that you can say in the paper that should affect you.

Tags: Affect  ✍ Author: Scott Brooks

Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to fill the available briefcases.

Tags: Available, Often  ✍ Author: Jerry Brown

Anything on paper is obsolete!

Tags: Obsolete  ✍ Author: Dave Brubeck

The heart of the melody can never be put down on paper.

Tags: Heart, Put  ✍ Author: Pablo Casals

So much better to write pen on paper; you can do it anywhere, say, while stuck at the airport.

Tags: While, Write  ✍ Author: Brandi Chastain

In the surface of the paper there is only length and width-there is no such thing as thickness.

Tags: Length, Surface  ✍ Author: John Clayton

Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.

Tags: Art, Film  ✍ Author: Jean Cocteau

Tabloid photos capture people at their most self-conscious and disoriented; in real life, Paris Hilton is like an elegant paper crane.

Tags: Life, Real  ✍ Author: Diablo Cody

My first feeling about the paper and the attitude is that it is absurd.

Tags: Attitude, Feeling  ✍ Author: Arthur Holly Compton

I'm always writing lyrics. I have so many lyrics on so many stray pieces of paper. Everywhere.

Tags: Pieces, Writing  ✍ Author: Abbie Cornish

I write thank-you notes the minute I throw the wrapping paper away.

Tags: Away, Write  ✍ Author: Sarah Dessen

The minute you start putting words on paper you're eliminating possibilities.

Tags: Start, Words  ✍ Author: Joan Didion

I have been going to Italy since 1980, but I always went to do work. I did not live overseas, because I do not like running around with everything I own in a paper bag.

Tags: Since, Work  ✍ Author: Bill Dixon

When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying.

Tags: Flying, Weight  ✍ Author: Donald Wills Douglas

I don't want anything to do with anything mechanical between me and the paper, including a typewriter, and I don't even want a fountain pen between me and the paper.

Tags: Between, Mechanical  ✍ Author: Shelby Foote

I'd rather have a pencil and paper and do all my own calculations rather than rely on a machine. And I'll do most calculations in double digit multiples as quick as the machine.

Tags: Machine, Rather  ✍ Author: Lindsay Fox

The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.

Tags: Clean, Visionary  ✍ Author: Malcolm Gladwell

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.

Tags: Worth, Written  ✍ Author: Barry Goldwater

I think I'm right-brained, incapable of managing my way out of a brown paper bag.

Tags: Bag, Managing  ✍ Author: Ulysses S. Grant

I am probably exaggerating a little, but I owe my equilibrium to ink and paper.

Tags: Ink, Owe  ✍ Author: Julien Green

I recognize that on paper, you can't really tell that I'm a fan or a nerd.

Tags: Fan, Tell  ✍ Author: Lev Grossman

What I like most about directing is creating a world more so than anything. To me, the music is the wrapping paper on that world.

Tags: Creating, Music  ✍ Author: Matthew Gray Gubler

I'm always jotting things down on pieces of paper. I've got pieces of paper all over my house.

Tags: House, Pieces  ✍ Author: Don Henley

If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.

Tags: Give, Write  ✍ Author: Juan Ramon Jimenez

I worked also, doing things such as our paper route and, later on, waitressing.

Tags: Later, Worked  ✍ Author: Nancy Kerrigan

The most important thing in the kitchen is the waste paper basket and it needs to be centrally located.

Tags: Needs, Waste  ✍ Author: Donald Knuth

My stockbroker asked me something important today: paper or plastic?

Tags: Asked, Today  ✍ Author: Jay Leno

Styrofoam and plastic milk jugs are biodegradable! Do you know what isn't biodegradable? Paper!

Tags: Milk, Plastic  ✍ Author: Rush Limbaugh

Kevin Keegan said if he had a blank sheet of paper, five names would be on it.

Tags: Five, Said  ✍ Author: Alvin Martin

So I have probably 1,200 little bits of paper with notes, which when the Ambien really starts to kick in, don't really make much sense. Say what you like about prescription drugs, but they do help when you're sequencing a record.

Tags: Help, Sense  ✍ Author: Chris Martin

I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.

Tags: Pretty, Started  ✍ Author: Steve Martin

I really can't be bothered going to a barber. And shaving every morning, that's nightmarish. I spent my teenage years covered in tiny little bits of toilet paper.

Tags: Morning, Teenage  ✍ Author: Alan Moore

History shows how feeble are barriers of paper.

Tags: History, Shows  ✍ Author: John Lothrop Motley

Anything beats an expensive stack of paper.

Tags: Beats, Expensive  ✍ Author: Larry Niven

I read in the paper that I'd slashed my wrists. But I didn't.

Tags: Read, Wrists  ✍ Author: Gail Porter

At present, financial crises occur, chiefly because the paper currency is redeemable in gold only.

Tags: Financial, Present  ✍ Author: John Buchanan Robinson

Paper currency has hitherto been regarded with suspicion, as insecure.

Tags: Insecure, Suspicion  ✍ Author: John Buchanan Robinson

The price of a commodity will never go to zero. When you invest in commodities futures, you're not buying a piece of paper that says you own an intangible piece of company that can go bankrupt.

Tags: Company, Says  ✍ Author: Jim Rogers

Many of the touted advantages of electronic voting can still be achieved with paper ballots if you use a computerized ballot marking scheme.

Tags: Achieved, Voting  ✍ Author: Avi Rubin

Writers are people who put pen to paper every day.

Tags: Put, Writers  ✍ Author: Richard Russo

The Voice has always been an alternative paper. They have always understood that that was part of their role.

Tags: Role, Voice  ✍ Author: Sydney Schanberg

I've been with the paper for almost 30 years.

Tags: Almost  ✍ Author: Robert Scheer

The paper nominated me 12 or 13 times for the Pulitzer Prize.

Tags: Prize, Times  ✍ Author: Robert Scheer

As a bookish adolescent, I sopped up texts as if I were blotting paper and they were fluid.

Tags: Adolescent, Texts  ✍ Author: Will Self

Before I ever put anything on paper, Jerry and I would talk back and forth.

Tags: Put, Talk  ✍ Author: Joe Shuster

In the little hall leading to it was a rack holding various Socialist or radical newspapers, tracts, and pamphlets in very small print and on very bad paper. The subjects treated were technical Marxist theories.

Tags: Bad, Small  ✍ Author: Agnes Smedley

I did Playboy. There was an ad in the paper for playmates. Playboy called me and flew me to Los Angeles, and I was on the March cover of 1992.

Tags: March, Playboy  ✍ Author: Anna Nicole Smith

If I see a spider in the flat, I try to get a cup and a piece of paper and throw it out of the window. I can't kill them because they're good for catching flies.

Tags: Good, Try  ✍ Author: Matt Smith

It's really surprising that what you put on paper, people will believe.

Tags: Put, Surprising  ✍ Author: Chaske Spencer

In reality there is no such thing as an inflation of prices, relatively to gold. There is such a thing as a depreciated paper currency.

Tags: Gold, Reality  ✍ Author: Lysander Spooner

It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it.

Tags: Design, Dull  ✍ Author: Peter Steele

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.

Tags: Art, Artist  ✍ Author: Edward Steichen

What you do is, you have your drawing board and a pencil in hand at the telescope. You look in and you make some markings on the paper and you look in again.

Tags: Again, Hand  ✍ Author: Clyde Tombaugh

I've been doing the 'Sherman's Lagoon' strip for about 18 years, and I was a political cartoonist before that for my hometown paper in Alexandria, Va.

Tags: Hometown, Political  ✍ Author: Jim Toomey

I try not to second-guess editors; they're the clients, and I have no expectation that my strip is going to make it into every paper every day.

Tags: Clients, Try  ✍ Author: Garry Trudeau

I like to make collages - paper collages.

Tags: Collages  ✍ Author: Rachel True

France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.

Tags: Country, Money  ✍ Author: Billy Wilder

Animals outline their territories with their excretions, humans outline their territories by ink excretions on paper.

Tags: Humans, Ink  ✍ Author: Robert Anton Wilson

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