Quotation Explorer - 'Record'

America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there. - Laurence J. Peter
Record what you can, pursue your passions, connect with the world, fight the good fight, defy evil, shine incandescently as best you can. And it doesn't matter what field it's in but, it does matter that we leave something that accumulates over time. - Stefan Molyneux
I don’t go back and look at my early work, because the last time I did, many years ago, it left me cringing. If one publishes, then one is creating a public record of Learning to Write. - Lorrie Moore
Another silence for the record books. Then he sighs."I know. It's crazy. I feel like --" He stops himself. He suddenly looks so miserable that my heart aches for him.I hate my life. - Cynthia Hand
Every day I beat my own previous record for the number of consecutive days I've stayed alive. - George Carlin
What isn't remembered never happened.Memory is merely a record...you just need to rewrite that record. - Yoshitoshi ABe
You have to search the absolute demons of your soul to make a great record. - Green Day
I can't even enjoy a blade of grass unless I know there's a subway handy, or a record store or some other sign that people do not totally regret life. It's more important to confirm the least sincere. The clouds get enough attention as it is... - Frank O'Hara
You make me smile like the sun, fall out bed, sing like a bird, dizzy in my head. Spin like a record crazy on a sunday night. You make me dance like a fool, forget how to breath, shine like the sun buzz like a bee, just the thought of you can drive me wild. Oh you make me smile. -- - Uncle Kracker
...space flight still had a long way to go to catch up with the safety record of the milkshake industry. - Kevin Fong
Authors always carry a means for scribbling and an excuse for pausing, often inopportunely, to record those fleeting sparks of creative fancy that might otherwise vanish like a wisp in the wind if ignored. Writing is a jealous and needy lover. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Always win; but if you must lose, make the person in front of you break the record.
Now everything that you do is written in red or black in Angel Gabriel's book. Not for everyone is this record kept, but only for those who have taken a position of responsibility. There is a Law of Sins, and if you do not fulfil all your obligations, you will pay. - G.I. Gurdjieff
The best part of a writer's biography is not the record of his adventures but the story of his style. [Vogue, interview, 1969] - Vladimir Nabokov
Our mind, keep all the record of our emotions, wrapped in hope and preserve it. - Kishore Bansal
Money talks, I record. - Toba Beta
Police Officer Angry Aggression Theory (POAAT) is why you need to video record the police before they shoot you. Always start the video camera at the first contact, as it can go sour at any time and without warning. - Steven Magee
I'm sure, the highest capacity of storage device, will not enough to record all our stories; because, everytime with you is very valuable data - cG9sYXJhZGl0aWE=
Where do we record the passing of wildlife? Who mourns the silent deaths of the small? - O.R. Melling
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in. - Amy Lowell
It was mentioned on CNN that the new prime number discovered recently is four times bigger then the previous record.
While history is much more than a record of magnified personal encounters, it also remains rooted in individual personalities.
Think of what would happen to us in America if there were no humorists; life would be one long Congressional Record. - Tom Masson
If I make a record I love, then somebody will like it. Maybe not everybody, but that won't matter. - Norah Jones
Free will and choice implies that you are able to even re-write your record of memories. - Lionel Suggs
Even a Menno sheltered from the world knows not to stick her tongue into the mouth of a boy who owns an Air Supply record. You might stick your tongue into the mouth of a boy who owned some Emerson, Lake and Palmer, but you would not date him on a regular basis, or openly. - Miriam Toews
The poet's voice need not merely be the record of man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail. - William Faulkner
Men and women who possesses drive record more increase than those who are passive - Sunday Adelaja
Succes is really nothing more than the record of failure. To be successful means you must be willing to fail more than anyone else. - Simon Van Booy
FLOP, v. Suddenly to change one's opinions and go over to another party. The most notable flop on record was that of Saul of Tarsus, who has been severely criticised as a turn-coat by some of our partisan journals. - Ambrose Bierce
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just to realize them. - Man Ray
A record deal doesn't make you an artist; you make yourself an artist - Lady Gaga
cease to regard the canvas as a surface on which to paint a picture, but instead as a surface on which to record an event - Harold Rosenberg
History is the record of intolerance. - Marty Rubin
Historically, philosophy does not have an impressive track record of answering questions about natural world in a decisive manner. - Christof Koch
The best thing to do when someone is trying to argue with you is to repeatedly state "Stay Away" and video record the entire event. You may need that video for the police afterwords when the aggressor starts fabricating fantasies about the event. - Steven Magee
...but I still think that to the unprejudiced, the fossil record of plants is in favor of special creation. - E.J.H. Corner
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party. - Nick Hornby
I didn't think it could be done, though given Sun's track record, I suppose that I shouldn't be surprised that they've managed to produce an even worse keyboard than any that they previously had on the market.
Drawing is the art of being able to leave an accurate record of the experience of what one isn't, of what one doesn't know. A great drawer is either confirming beautifully what is commonplaceor probing authoritatively the unknown.::: ::: - Brett Whiteley
We have a large public that is very ignorant about public affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans - Zbigniew Brzeziński
The embryological record is almost always abbreviated in accordance with the tendency of nature (to be explained on the principle of survival of the fittest) to attain her needs by the easiest means. - Francis Maitland Balfour
History is a record of human nature in action. - James Carlos Blake
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record. - James Patterson
Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,That we may record our emptiness. - Kahlil Gibran
Memory can change the shape of a room; it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not a record, and they're irrelevant if you have the facts. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) - Christopher Nolan
In the era of angry and aggressive policing, it is an honorable service to your fellow citizens to video record police officers interactions with the common people. - Steven Magee
A Broken Record can still play the best soundtrack. Broken can be beautiful when you allow God work on you. - Kemi Sogunle
Literature doesn’t exactly have a strong mental-health track record. - Lemony Snicket
Science is the record of dead religions. - Oscar Wilde
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes. - George Best
Hey everyone. This is , the one who wrote a A BOY I ONCE KNEW and BLACK SHEEP AND KISSING COUSINS. To those of you who read either one, thanks! But another , not me, wrote WOMEN AND THE CUBAN REVOLUTION and VALLEY OF THE SHADOW. Just setting the record straight! - Elizabeth Stone
Sometimes we do grip the concert in a human head, and so hold it that in a way we get a record of it into paint, but the vision and expressing of one day will not do for the next. - Robert Henri
[When a religious couple wrote to Sagan about fulfilled prophecies, he wrote back in May 1996:]If ‘fulfilled prophecy’ is your criterion, why do you not believe in materialistic science, which has an unparalleled record of fulfilled prophecy? Consider, for example, eclipses. - Carl Sagan
No wonder I stopped keeping a journal. It was like keeping a record of my own stupidity. Why would I want to do that? Why would I want to remind myself what an asshole I was? - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
I just drank eighteen whiskies. That must be a record. - Dylan Thomas
The camera doesn't make a bit of difference. All of them can record what you are seeing. But, you have to SEE. - Ernst Haas
Why is being a nerd bad? Saying I notice you’re a nerd is like saying, ‘Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Linsey Lohan. Why is that? - John Green
Racism does not have a good track record. It's been tried out for a long time and you'd think by now we'd want to put an end to it instead of putting it under new management. - Thomas Sowell
The idea that one can go to the fossil record and expect to empirically recover an ancestor-descendant sequence, be it of species, genera, families, or whatever, has been, and continues to be, a pernicious illusion. - Gareth J. Nelson
Does history record any case in which the majority was right? - Robert A. Heinlein
I always turn to the sports pages first, which record people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
For the record, I do have genitals; and they are functional and aesthetically pleasing. - Chuck Lorre
Some piously record 'In the beginning God', but I say 'In the beginning hydrogen'. - Harlow Shapley
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
In our family histories, the frontier between fact and fiction is vague, especially in the record of events that took place before we were born, or when we were too young to record them accurately; there are few maps to these remote regions, and only the occasional sign to guide the explorer. - Adam Sisman
If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known. - George C. Marshall
When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor wars quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. - William Shakespeare
Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions. - Oscar Wilde
Language exists less to record the actual than to liberate the imagination. - Anthony Burgess
Life in this form is one-time chance, death is the inevitable consequence for anyone who is born. The record of one’s death is the primary respect one could render to the lost one. Tears of all relatives of missing people are indeed flowing due to this invaluable action by the authority. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record. - Ambrose Bierce
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. You cannot educate a man wholly out of superstitious fears which were implanted in his imagination, no matter how utterly his reason may reject them. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people - to understand human nature and record, if possible, the best in each individual. - Nickolas Muray
Writers are often given the gift of being spectacularly unhappy, so that they can record the full depth of feeling. - Grace Bridges
As soon as you say it about a record, you're like some little zombie in a funny dungeon. - Lorde
Every journey conceals another journey within its lines; the path not taken and the forgotten angle. These are the journeys I wish to record. Not the ones I made, but the ones I might have made, or perhaps did make in some other place or time. - Jeanette Winterson
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them. - Man Ray
The record must be hurled like a stone under history's wheel in order to stop it. - Gustawa Jarecka
The simple record of three short years of active life has done more to regenerate and to soften mankind, than all the (investigations) disquisitions of philosophers and than all the exhortations of moralists. - William Edward Hartpole Lecky
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