Quotes by atmosphere
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English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.Source: The Conquest of Happiness
American theater producer and manager 1937-1999
A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere.
Billie Jean King
American tennis player 1943-
A perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.
British photographer and photojournalist 1904-1983
A photographer must be prepared to catch and hold on to those elements which give distinction to the subject or lend it atmosphere.Source: Bill Brandt: selected texts and bibliography
English economist 1826-1877
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
British painter and author 1882-1957
A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.
Actually, parts of New Zealand remind me of Suffolk. There's not many flat bits, but just the atmosphere there. There's a kind of a core tranquility about it, a kind of assuredness that this is fairly close to approaching the perfect way to be.
American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor 1942-
All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behaviour happens, small moments happen and that's what ultimately works the best for me.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
An expensive arms race, under cover of the military metaphysic, and in a paranoid atmosphere of fright, is an economically attractive business. To many utopian capitalists, it has become the Business Way of American Life.Source: The Causes of World War Three (1960)
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
Burning carbon-based substances like oil, gas, and especially coal, produces billions of tons of extra carbon dioxide each year. Methane gas from cows and pigs and other animals on our large farms ends up in the atmosphere as well, trapping more of the sun's energy as heat.
American Major League Baseball franchise owner and promoter 1914-
Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere.
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice.
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
I know: If you're looking down at Earth, you're looking through an atmosphere that has a bit of haze in many places and not just occasional clouds.
American novelist 1947-
I think almost always that what gets me going with a story is the atmosphere, the visual imagery, and then I people it with characters, not the other way around.
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