Quotes: engine

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  • Bill Bruford
    Bill Bruford
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    And I like messing around in the engine room of music. Seeing what happens in the rhythm section area.
  • Lance Morrow
    Lance Morrow
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    As American productivity, once the exuberant engine of national wealth, has dipped to an embarrassingly uncompetitive low, Americans have shaken their heads: the country's old work ethic is dead.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
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    At the Bangalore air show, we got a contract from Boeing for supplying structural components, and we are already supplying jet engine components to Rolls Royce. Both these are titanium-based, not steel components.
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
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    Cars have a large engine in the front and you have a gearbox, which is cumbersome. Electric cars don't have this problem. The motor is much smaller, the battery is below you. This will allow you to play with different shapes.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Cities can be the engine of social equity and economic opportunity. They can help us reduce our carbon footprint and protect the global environment. That is why it is so important that we work together to build the capacity of mayors and all those concerned in planning and running sustainable cities.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
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    Dad always explained the car engine when he repaired it, and he had many technical books, so I was making electromagnets by age eight as well as reading my mother's medical and nursing books. I suspect I was born with a boundless curiosity, and this was encouraged through my childhood.
  • Every time I step onto an airplane, I turn to the right and take a good, hard stare into the maw of the engine. I don't know what I'm looking for. I just do it.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
    C. S. Lewis
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    God made us: invented us as a man invents an engine. A car is made to run on petrol, and it would not run properly on anything else. Now God designed the human machine to run on Himself.
    Source: Mere Christianity (1952)
  • James Watt
    James Watt
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    I can think of nothing but this engine.
    Source: Letter to Matthew Boulton 29 april 1765.
  • George S. Patton
    George S. Patton
    American Army General during World War II 1885-1945
    George S. Patton
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    I do not fear failure. I only fear the ''slowing up'' of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, ''Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?''
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Industrial man -a sentient reciprocating engine having a fluctuating output, coupled to an iron wheel revolving with uniform velocity. And then we wonder why this should be the golden age of revolution and mental derangement.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
    Zig Ziglar
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    Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
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    NASA is an engine of innovation and inspiration as well as the world's premier space exploration agency, and we are well served by politicians working to keep it that way, instead of turning it into a mere jobs program, or worse, cutting its budget.
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