Quotes by makers
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American-British author 1951-
Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
A. J. P. Taylor
British historian 1906-1990
Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
All the sweetness of religion is conveyed to the world by the hands of story-tellers and image-makers. Without their fictions the truths of religion would for the multitude be neither intelligible nor even apprehensible; and the prophets would prophesy and the teachers teach in vain.
American politician 1940-
Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.
French fashion editor 1954-
Fashion is very tough, and we shouldn't forget that before designers were money-makers, they were artists.
American economist 1969-
For policy makers interested in using tax policy to stimulate investments or especially to smooth business cycle fluctuations, the results are not promising.
Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
Robert A. Heinlein
American science fiction writer 1907-1988
No matter where or what, there are makers, takers, and fakers.
British author 1940-1992
Pornographers are the enemies of women only because our contemporary ideology of pornography does not encompass the possibility of change, as if we were the slaves of history and not its makers. Pornography is a satire on human pretensions.
British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
The existing documentary makers still believe that it is impossible to produce drama material in this State, otherwise they would be doing it, they say.
Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
There are some decision-makers in the world whose version of sanity is a little different from what I consider the right one.
We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams. Yet we are movers and the shakers of the world forever it seems.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning! It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter kills and the spirit gives life.
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