Interest Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Interest

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It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, and incompatible with quick onward movement.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Many novelists take well-defined, precise characters, whose stories are sometimes of mediocre interest, and place them in an important historical context, which remains secondary in spite of everything.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards.
~By Amy Adams ~


Every American born today owes $43,000 to the federal government the day she or he is born. And we are transferring a tremendous amount of debt to the new generation, much of it owed to overseas creditors who expect to be repaid by our children with interest.
~By Mark Kirk ~


The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server, we don't design it for Windows or Linux, we design it for both. We don't really care, as long as we're selling the one the customer wants.
~By Michael Dell ~


One of the points in which I was especially interested was the Jim Crow regulations, that is, the system of separation of the races in street cars and railroad trains.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


Not until, years later, I found my true interest in life did I discover that I could master a subject, no matter how difficult, if it helped me in what I wanted to do.
~By Lincoln Ellsworth ~


I didn't want to do 'Casino Royale' when they told me to audition. I said no. Then they sent me the script, and I thought it was actually very interesting - and I had no other work at the time.
~By Eva Green ~


When we ask American men and women in uniform to fight for this country and to defend this country's interest and then to send them overseas, there is no question we have an obligation to protect them and provide for their safety.
~By Byron Dorgan ~


I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting.
~By Edward Zwick ~


I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
~By Mae West ~


And, of course, supernatural elements just make a story more interesting.
~By John Foster ~


Israeli interests are not necessarily in harmony with the American interests.
~By Bashar al-Assad ~


We knew that there was a certain kind of interest in Whale among a genre crowd.
~By Bill Condon ~


I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.
~By Ben Affleck ~


And I'm always interested when other musicians are trying to discover new worlds of sound.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


I think that by following the route that I have tried to outline, one gets into a much more interesting and productive series of questions than those that result from saying simply that Chinese don't like milk because they don't like milk.
~By Marvin Harris ~


The camera is interested in what you are thinking as opposed to just what you are doing or saying.
~By Ajay Naidu ~


The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition.
~By Major Owens ~


In general, higher education does not know how to speak for its interests. It offers a stance that is defensive, cowardly and likely to be ineffective.
~By Stanley Fish ~


I think a composer is always interested in his last work.
~By Gyorgy Legeti ~


We have one of the highest interest rates in the world, and we owe more money per capita than any other country. All we need is a nail hole in the bottom of the boat and we're sunk.
~By Pauline Hanson ~


President Ford was a devoted, decent man of impeccable integrity who put service to his country before his own self interest. He helped heal our nation during a time of crisis, provided steady leadership and restored people's faith in the presidency and in government.
~By Mark Udall ~


In wartime we identify ourselves with the nation, and its interests are the interests of our primal selves.
~By George H. Mead ~


One of the experts bought his first piece at the age of four, so they did start very young, most of them. They did it out of genuine interest but today's kids are much more materialistic and there's a danger, I suppose, that they might just be out to make dosh.
~By Michael Aspel ~


I am very much aware of the visual side of things. I do a lot of photography. I often take Polaroids of things that strike me as visually interesting, just to remember them and perhaps use later.
~By Helena Christensen ~


Finally we are a nation with some conscience. It means alliances are extremely important when they're based on a national interest. We have to have the ability to sustain our presence within those alliances.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


Judaism has always been a strong interest of mine. My two sons speak Hebrew and are familiar with the scriptures and with rabbinic literature. This is the way we live.
~By Herman Wouk ~


It would have been easier to have a male protagonist, but I didn't want people to assume that Nikki Hill was me in her entirety because a lot of people just don't like me and I don't think they would be interested in reading about me, even in the fictional context.
~By Christopher Darden ~


So, once I get writing I really try and put five to eight hours a day in my room with a guitar to really try and come up with stuff that feels interesting enough to me to keep it.
~By Catie Curtis ~


We are ready to engage in international co-operation against terrorism with a view to safeguarding national interests and regional security and stability.
~By Li Peng ~


I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school. I was more interested in becoming a musician.
~By Cassandra Wilson ~


Child-rearing is my main interest now. I'm a hands-on father.
~By Sean Penn ~


I've been interested in watching the level of conservative misinformation that circulates through the media.
~By David Brock ~


Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


It's almost like, it's often the bad recording quality of things which makes them interesting.
~By Danielle Dax ~


As such people achieve influence within the organization, whenever there is a conflict between their own interest and the interest of the organization, their interests will win out.
~By Robert Shea ~


What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


Warfare is an utterly stupid method of settling differences of interest between different nations.
~By George H. Mead ~


I'm not really a political satirist. I don't kid myself. I'm more interested in doing the mannerisms and the personality.
~By Rich Little ~


For instance, Clinton who was unquestionably the smartest of the bunch I talked to - both the ones who made it and didn't. He had a great interest in policy.
~By Robert Scheer ~


Make the important interesting.
~By James Fallows ~


The stakes are very high for us in Haiti. We have many important interests there. Perhaps the most important to me is our interest in the promotion of democracy in this hemisphere.
~By Warren Christopher ~


I liked discussion and debate and thought that these skills fit well with law. I also had an interest in justice - and later learned that sometimes law and justice actually agree!
~By Harold H. Greene ~


My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate. Very seldom do I start out that way. I can see of course that, in the abstract, thinking and all activity is rather desperate.
~By Willem de Kooning ~


To start your life as a character of 120 years when you are in your late thirties, and then go back in time about 20 years later to play the same character who is your own age then, its very complicated, but very interesting.
~By Ian McDiarmid ~


But I decided I wanted more education and I had to make a choice between starting law school, which was interesting to me, and going for a graduate degree in engineering.
~By Daniel J. Evans ~


There comes a point with any collaboration like that where you start having other interests creatively. I was moving in one direction musically, and as a guitar player, Mark wanted to move in another direction. That was essentially the reason we broke up.
~By Scott Stapp ~


Discipline and concentration are a matter of being interested.
~By Tom Kite ~


People are rapidly losing hope and trust. They believe their government has been captured by special interests and no longer cares about them, and they are right.
~By Marcy Kaptur ~


The connection which formerly existed between the Government and banks was in reality injurious to both, as well as to the general interests of the community at large.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work; and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition that it has paid to my past successes, convince me that I am not on the wrong track.
~By Pieter Zeeman ~


America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
~By David Brooks ~


It was an interesting process trying to get Bob to talk about the film because he's such a shy person. He generally likes to talk when he really knows he has something to say.
~By Jay Roach ~


I think we will always have the impulse towards visual poetry with us, and I wouldn't agree with Bly that it's a bad thing. It depends on the ability of the individual poet to do it well, and to make a shape which is interesting enough to hold your attention.
~By James Laughlin ~


Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.
~By Adam Smith ~


I've just got into the convention circuit in the last couple of years and it's great to see all these people who are still interested in the show. It's so gratifying to hear that so many people enjoyed the work that Erin and I have done.
~By Gil Gerard ~


The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal.
~By George Santayana ~


I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers.
~By Jackie Collins ~


There's more depth to Lionel. What I am finding so interesting about playing him is there's all these different layers. I prefer playing Lionel because he's a human being.
~By John Glover ~


I suppose the reason I chose electrical engineering was because I had always been interested in electricity, involving myself in such projects as building radios from the time I was a child.
~By Koichi Tanaka ~


I've just done a commercial in the U.S. in which I talk about stocks, shares and bonds. Everyone is amazed. They ask me: 'You really know about that stuff or did you just learn it for the commercial?' I tell them I wouldn't do it unless I understood and had an interest.
~By Anna Kournikova ~


It was a particularly interesting and exciting time, and the European political and artistic establishment was turned on by the Civil Rights Movement and the artistic revolution that was becoming a part of jazz.
~By Archie Shepp ~


I loved Rent when I first heard it, but it grew on me and so did Tick, Tick... Boom. Some songs are more interesting than others and sometimes the ones that never stood out at first end up being the best to perform.
~By Neil Patrick Harris ~


The resources of our continent attract, more than ever, the interests of rich countries.
~By Omar Bongo ~


You must learn day by day, year by year to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


This dapper little mouse that wore such cute clothes and said such interesting things, yeah. I thought it was a great idea to have a mouse like that in your family, so now I get to see what it was like.
~By Geena Davis ~


This paper will no doubt be found interesting by those who take an interest in it.
~By John Dalton ~


An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


I don't have big anxieties. I wish I did. I'd be much more interesting.
~By Roy Lichtenstein ~


I feel very strong as an individual, but as a famous footballer I know I am prone to certain things. All the media have a continuous interest for me. It varies from once a year to every day interest.
~By Ruud van Nistelrooy ~


In high school, I discovered myself. I was interested in race relations and the legal profession. I read about Lincoln and that he believed the law to be the most difficult of professions.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


The American people know that every day 3,000 kids begin to smoke, 1,000 of them die an early death. They're not going to allow us to go forward this year and not have comprehensive bipartisan legislation. It's in everybody's best interest.
~By Erskine Bowles ~


There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to know that which may be useful to us; and the other, from pride which comes from the wish to know what others are ignorant of.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Paul Riser tells it in an interesting way; he dissects it and tells the structure, you know, 'you don't mention that part here.' But that's what's interesting about it and the people who are absent are interesting too.
~By Bob Saget ~


If you like to read, sometimes it's interesting just to go and see what the reality is, of the word, of the seedy or not so seedy fiction writer, the drunk or sober poet... Sometimes you can go looking for illumination.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


I think sex is very interesting for most people, but I'm interested in sex as a way of communication, I'm not that interested in the fantasy version of a sex scene.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


I'm not interested in a film about golf but I am interested in golf as a metaphor.
~By Robert Redford ~


There are definitely worse people to be compared with. I think Brad Pitt makes interesting decisions.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


I'm not a celebrity. I'm intentionally and defiantly not a celebrity. I don't have any interest in it. I don't have any talent for it. I keep my personal life out of my public life as cleanly as I can.
~By Charlie Kaufman ~


Most of the results of using technical bugging devices were of little importance for my service. It may have been different in counter-intelligence, where bugs in flats, etc., were used to obtain a lot of information about what counter-intelligence was interested in.
~By Markus Wolf ~


I knew Spike Jonze would do something really interesting with it.
~By Tilda Swinton ~


They're guys who want to screw around all the time, which interests me not at all. God knows we've done that, been there, and we don't want to do that any more.
~By Lauren Bacall ~


I had been interested in Indian music and I actually started studying Tableaus before I met him.
~By Terry Riley ~


I've always been schizophrenic; I've never been interested in limiting myself.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


My father was a boxer, though. So, I have a particular interest in Ray Mancini, I think.
~By Warren Zevon ~


All the power to them but I'm not interested in making yet another show that looks like some other show.
~By Jhonen Vasquez ~


Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job.
~By James Gandolfini ~


They asked if I was interested in a role as a large alien in a movie.
~By Peter Mayhew ~


People became more interested in my love life than in me, and that has a certain effect. You start to feel very empty and worth nothing, you start to become a piece in a board game you never wanted to play.
~By Anna Friel ~


It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


Plus, 40% of our debt is owned by foreign interest. I can't support a plan that passes along cost burden to our children and makes us more reliant on foreign dollars.
~By Steve Israel ~


One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians. But the political framework itself is so dead and closed that people look to other sources, like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom.
~By Thom Yorke ~


What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations.
~By Harry A. Blackmun ~


The reason I got into acting was not to explore myself. I was a reader, I didn't care about acting. I got into it in college, but I had no interest really in that, in getting up in front of anybody.
~By Campbell Scott ~


Most of those melodies are me trying to find out what notes fit, and then hitting ones that don't fit in a very interesting way.
~By Brian Eno ~


I think once we started directing separately - we each have different kinds of interests now, and the kinds of movies we want to do. I wouldn't hold your breath for that one.
~By David Zucker ~


A recent Pew Hispanic survey found that more than 70 percent of illegal immigrants from Mexico are interested in a guest-worker program and then returning home.
~By John Shadegg ~

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