Quotes by telephone

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  • Ilka Chase
    Ilka Chase
    American actress, radio host, and novelist 1905-1978
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    America's best buy is a telephone call to the right man.
  • Donald Sinden
    Donald Sinden
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    An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
  • Bradley Whitford
    Bradley Whitford
    American actor and political activist 1959-
    Bradley Whitford
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    Anybody who can dial a telephone can master tennis scoring in about 15 minutes.
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    I don't think the government is out to get me or help someone else get me but it wouldn't surprise me if they were out to sell me something or help someone else sell me something. I mean, why else would the Census Bureau want to know my telephone number?
  • Richard Armour
    Richard Armour
    American poet and author 1906-1989
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    I've suffered from all of the hang-ups known, and none is as bad as the telephone.
  • Barry Levinson
    Barry Levinson
    American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor 1942-
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    It's finding those nonsensical pieces of conversation that we all do all the time. We do all the time. When we're talking on the telephone, there are arguments with people who agree when they both think that they disagree.
  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury
    American science-fiction writer 1920-
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    My personal telephone book is a book of the dead now. I'm so old. Almost all of my friends have died, and I don't have the guts to take their names out of the book.
  • Cole Porter
    Cole Porter
    American composer and songwriter 1891-1964
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    My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.
  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
    English mathematician and computer scientist 1912-1954
    Alan Turing
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    No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
  • Edwin Way Teale
    Edwin Way Teale
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    The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
    C. Northcote Parkinson
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    The effectiveness of a telephone conversation is in inverse proportion to the time spent on it.
    Source: New York Times Magazine Now Parkinsons Telephone Law, 12 April 1964
  • Bruce Chatwin
    Bruce Chatwin
    English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
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    The history of Buenos Aires is written in its telephone directory. Pompey Romanov, Emilio Rommel, Crespina D. Z. de Rose, Ladislao Radziwil, and Elizabeta Marta Callman de Rothschild - five names taken at random from among the R's - told a story of exile, desolation, disillusion, and anxiety behind lace curtains.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist 1950-
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    There is no doubt that, since 1977 and the launch of Apple II - the first computer it produced for the mass market - many things which used to be done on paper, or on the telephone, have been done easier and faster on a screen.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three - and paradise is when you have none.
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