„I sighed. I hated the maze of bureaucracy with a passion, but I've found the best way to deal with it is to smile and act stupid. That way, no one gets confused.“

Zdroj: Dead Witch Walking

Poslední aktualizace 3. června 2021. Historie
Kim Harrison foto
Kim Harrison125
Pseudonym 1966

Podobné citáty

Thomas Edison foto

„I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.“

—  Thomas Edison American inventor and businessman 1847 - 1931

As quoted in: [J. L.] Elkhorne. Edison — The Fabulous Drone, in 73 Vol. XLVI, No. 3 (March 1967) http://www.arimi.it/wp-content/73/03_March_1967.pdf, p. 52
Disputed

Richard Griffiths foto
Jean de La Bruyère foto

„There are only two ways of getting on in the world: by one's own industry, or by the stupidity of others.“

—  Jean de La Bruyère, kniha Les Caractères

Il n'y a au monde que deux manières de s'élever, ou par sa propre industrie, ou par l'imbécillité des autres.
Aphorism 52
Les Caractères (1688), Des biens de fortune

Norman Vincent Peale foto

„Cubism is an anatomical chart of a way of seeing external objects. But I want to confuse the meaning of the act of looking.“

—  Jasper Johns American artist 1930

Jasper Johns in Tokyo, Yoshiaki Tono, Tokyo August 1964, as quoted in Jasper Johns, Writings, sketchbook Notes, Interviews, ed; Kirk Varnedoe, Moma New York, 1996, p. 104
1960s

Kurt Cobain foto

„In Aberdeen, I hated my best friends with a passion, because they were idiots.“

—  Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994

As quoted in The Daily Of The University Of Washington (1989-05-05).
Interviews (1989-1994), Print

Billie Eilish foto

„I hate smiling. It makes me feel weak and powerless and small. I've always been like that; I don't smile in any pictures.“

—  Billie Eilish American singer-songwriter 2001

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/art-books-music/a13040159/billie-eilish-interview/

Ben Harper foto
Cormac McCarthy foto
Paolo Bacigalupi foto
John Lennon foto

„It takes time to get rid of all this garbage that I've been carrying around that was influencing the way I thought and the way I lived.“

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

Playboy interview (1980)
Kontext: It takes time to get rid of all this garbage that I've been carrying around that was influencing the way I thought and the way I lived. It had a lot to do with Yoko, showing me that I was still possessed. I left physically when I fell in love with Yoko, but mentally it took the last ten years of struggling. I learned everything from her. … It is a teacher-pupil relationship. That's what people don't understand. She's the teacher and I'm the pupil. I'm the famous one, the one who's supposed to know everything, but she's my teacher. She's taught me everything I fucking know. She's my Don Juan … a Don Juan doesn't have a following. A Don Juan isn't in the newspaper and doesn't have disciples and doesn't proselytize.

Josh Homme foto

„Music is the best way that I know to say the things that are difficult to say in English. Words get in the way sometimes.“

—  Josh Homme American musician 1973

Reported in Jay Babcock, " MUSIC IS NEVER WRONG: A visit with Josh Homme & John Paul Jones of Them Crooked Vultures http://www.arthurmag.com/2009/10/15/them-crooked-vultures/", Arthur Magazine (October 15, 2009).

Barack Obama foto

„By the way, I've been called worse on the basketball court. Its not a big deal.“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

Response to remarks by Alaska governor Sarah Palin (4 September)]
2008

Tamora Pierce foto
Sherrilyn Kenyon foto
Siddharth Katragadda foto

Související témata