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Elisha Gray Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Elisha Gray

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As to Bell's talking telegraph, it only creates interest in scientific circles...
its commercial values will be limited.
- Elisha Gray

Some may claim that is it unscientific to speak of
the operations of nature as miracles.
But the point of the title lies in the paradox of finding
so many wonderful things subservient to the rule of law.
- Elisha Gray

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

The bell that tolls for all in boxing belongs to a cash register.
- Bob Verdi

 

The game is not lost - or won - until the last bell goes.
- John Curtin

Poverty is an anomaly to rich people;
it is very difficult to make out why people who want
dinner do not ring the bell.
- Walter Bagehot

I think he came to the front door and rang the bell,
and Maggie let him in, and he said he had forgotten his key;
so I think she must have been down stairs.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

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Steve Martin is such an exquisite and precise writer.
Everything is so clear; it's like a bell.
He says what he means and says it so beautifully.
- Jason Schwartzman

I was allowed to ring the bell for five minutes until
everyone was in assembly.
It was the beginning of power.
- Jeffrey Archer

It would be real nice to have some kind of bell or
whistle attached to this film -
it would give it a longer life.
People seem to need that validation to go to a film these days.
- David Strathairn

Once that bell rings you're on your own.
It's just you and the other guy.
- Joe Louis

Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind;
And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls;
it tolls for thee.
- John Donne

It's always fun to put on bell bottoms and have your
butt hanging out and hip huggers.
- Pam Grier

Every now and then, I strike something that just goes click,
you know, in my head.
As Gertrude Stein used to say, it rings the bell,
and I feel, this is great.
- James Laughlin

It was at Bell Labs that I first made direct contact
with real semiconductor experts and thus began to fully
understand what amazing materials they were and what they could do.
- Robert B. Laughlin

Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell,
wandering the world, meaning no harm.
- Graham Greene

The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions.
It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
- Ezra Pound

Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil.
That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.
- Ayn Rand

When that bell rang, I wanted to go out there and do my thing.
- Gerry Cooney

One of my sensory problems was hearing sensitivity,
where certain loud noises, such as a school bell,
hurt my ears.
It sounded like a dentist drill going through my ears.
- Temple Grandin

When a nation's young men are conservative,
its funeral bell is already rung.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Jocelyn Bell joined the project as a graduate student in 1965,
helping as a member of the construction team and then
analysing the paper charts of the sky survey.
- Antony Hewish

I like how the other guys are stepping up.
If we keep this up, then Bell does not have to score
25 points a game for us to win.
- Pat Williams

Whether one eats a cat or not is a personal choice,
and I don't want to sway anyone one way or another.
But if you do, there is one obvious cooking tip:
Always remember to remove the bell from the cat's collar before cooking.
- Mike Royko

One minute you're in the lunchroom at Glenwood High
and you ... blink and you're 40,
you blink again and you can see movies
at half price on a senior citizen's pass.
Ask not for whom the bell tolls, or to put it more accurately,
ask not for whom the toilet flushes.
- the Woody Allen movie Celebrity

I kinda see my current position like this:
Here's your five minutes in the toy store,
so you gotta do all the good movies you can before
'Chuck Woolery' rings the bell.
- Ben Affleck

I played with Eddie Taylor's son, Tim Taylor and Carey Bells son Lurie Bell.
- Jimmy Smith

I like to hear melodies that go from one extreme to the next-
saxophone to a bell to a whistle,
for instance.
- Roscoe Mitchell

Griffin Bell later apologized to me for that decision.
- Julian Bond

But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static
tends to come from particular places in the sky,
the whole field of radio astronomy opened up.
- Murray Gell-Mann

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
- Matsuo Basho

I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally,
my hair made into a smooth bell.
- Antonia Fraser

A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it,
A song's not a song 'til you sing it,
Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay,
Love isn't love 'til you give it away!
- Oscar Hammerstein II

How I longed to see these things; how I longed to see
the Liberty Bell and walk on the streets where Thomas Jefferson,
Tom Paine and Benjamin Franklin had walked.
- Burl Ives

If there are occasions when my grape turned into a
raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance,
please forgive me.
Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
- Jesse Jackson

When I do get time, I like to hike and I take lots
of vitamins and powders to keep healthy.
- Catherine Bell

I rarely wear clothes when I'm home by myself.
I love making breakfast naked.
But you've got to make sure the gardener's not coming that day.
- Kristen Bell

The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays.
The special effects people will put a little explosive
in the cake so it blows up in their face -
that's always fun to play on a guest star,
or one of the trainees or someone who's new.
- Catherine Bell

I will not have my life narrowed down.
I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance.
- Bell Hooks

I am too weary to listen, too angry to hear.
- Daniel Bell

America is a country of inventors, and the greatest
of inventors are the newspaper men.
- Alexander Graham Bell

I wear a lot of different hats - from writer to producer and artist.
We all do 5 or 6 jobs, everything from creating our
own graphic design to actually recording and the whole bit.
- William Bell

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand.
The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
- Alexander Graham Bell

I started when I was in college because I was shy and
thought it would be a good way to break out of that.
- Catherine Bell

My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration:
set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes,
cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell,
simmer down and go about business as usual.
- Phyllis Diller

I've always been like that.
I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing
baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys.
- Catherine Bell

I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life.
We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great,
hard-working, honest, ethical person.
- Catherine Bell

Ethics in government has always been important to me.
- Chris Bell

I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion.
That, I conceive, is the function of the critic.
- Clive Bell

The best part? Probably being able to portray such a respectable,
ethical, intelligent, strong woman.
That's still pretty rare in our business,
unfortunately.
- Catherine Bell

I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen.
Up until last year I was a nobody.
I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.
- Kristen Bell

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
- Alexander Graham Bell

At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826,
while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message
to the people of Philadelphia,
the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on;
and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest,
with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
- Allen Johnson

Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle
philosophical discussion;
America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
- Daniel Bell

I thought about how we need to make children feel that
there are times in their lives when they need to be
alone and quiet and to be able to accept their aloneness.
- Bell Hooks

It is the mark of great art that its appeal is universal and eternal.
- Clive Bell

"Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
- E. T. Bell

In the beginning, everybody that gets to work with me,
thinks I'm nice.
But three weeks later, they hear a bell ringing.
Then they realise I meant everything I said during that first week.
It's not my fault people are not taking me serious from the first moment.
- Andrew Eldritch

I love to go bungee jumping, jump out of planes,
ride motorbikes, do kickboxing.
I love all that stuff.
- Catherine Bell

We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers.
I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me,
I've got the world's smallest phone.
Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys,
you know?
- Catherine Bell

I understand men much better than most women I know.
- Catherine Bell

There must be some one quality without which a work of art cannot exist;
possessing which,
in the least degree, no work is altogether worthless.
- Clive Bell

There are good days and there are bad days,
and I've had my share of both.
- Charlie Bell

Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism,
in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience
of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom,
to enlightenment.
- Bell Hooks

I'm still one of the guys and I always will be.
- Catherine Bell

Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
- Clive Bell

The most successful men in the end are those whose
success is the result of steady accretion.
- Alexander Graham Bell

Australians are pretty blunt and we say things how they really are.
- Charlie Bell

I feel like there is always something trying to pull us back into sleep,
that there is this sort of seductive quality in all
the hedonistic pleasures that pull on us.
- Bell Hooks

We worked over at that place The Plantation Inn with The Del Rios.
It was really wild over there.
- William Bell

Comfort came in with the middle classes.
- Clive Bell


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