Quotations on Connection

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Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes.
- Herb Alpert
(Keywords: People, Connection, Crowds)

Japanese traditional architecture is created based on these conditions. This is the reason you have a very high degree of connection between the outside and inside in architecture.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Architecture, Connection, Reason)

It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.
- Prince Andrew
(Keywords: People, Connection, Race, Responsibility, Understanding, United)

I couldn't get my album played over the so-called smooth jazz stations. Jazz stations would not play it. You don't always know who you're making that soul connection with.
- Roy Ayers
(Keywords: Soul, Connection, Jazz, Play)

Spirituality was the main issue. Connection with God was the main issue.
- Daniel Berrigan
(Keywords: God, Connection, Spirituality)

Enthusiasm - a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Experience, Enthusiasm, Connection, Repentance, Youth)

Being around people with whom you feel a connection, on many levels, not just a professional one, is very relaxing. Your ears are more open to someone who is not a cantankerous bastard.
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Keywords: People, Being, Connection, Open)

In The Name of the King is the right title. To be honest, I don't know who had the final idea for the title but I liked it and it has a strong connection to the movie's story.
- Uwe Boll
(Keywords: Idea, Connection, Name, Right)

Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Love, Religion, God, Bible, Connection, Parents)

This means that the search for a formula of European cooperation in connection with the League of Nations, far from weakening the authority of this latter must and can only tend to strengthen it, for it is closely connected with its aims.
- Aristide Briand
(Keywords: Authority, Connection, Cooperation, Formula, Nations)

Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers' suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Morality, Children, Connection, Dying, Hypocrisy, Mothers, Suffering)

The connection which formerly existed between the Government and banks was in reality injurious to both, as well as to the general interests of the community at large.
- Martin Van Buren
(Keywords: Government, Banks, Community, Connection, Reality)

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
- Leo Buscaglia
(Keywords: Time, Connection, Learning, Parents, Play)

However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it.
- Joseph Butler
(Keywords: Balance, Being, Compassion, Connection, Delight, Doubt, Evil, Sorrow)

I'm not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the church.
- Shaun Cassidy
(Keywords: Religion, Experience, Faith, God, Church, Connection, Reason, Spiritual)

Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body.
- Carol P. Christ
(Keywords: Birds, Body, Connection, Earth, Meditation)

Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Soul, Body, Connection, Evil)

I don't think Capote loved Smith. But he did make a deep connection. It upset some people, because that had never been the approach to journalistic crime writing, to look into the mind of the killer.
- Gerald Clarke
(Keywords: People, Connection, Crime, Deep, Mind, Writing)

If the prime minister really believes it, he must be the only person left who thinks that the recent bombs in London had no connection at all with his policy in Iraq.
- Kenneth Clarke
(Keywords: Policy, Bombs, Connection, Iraq, London)

I have friends who've tried suicide many times and haven't succeeded. I myself made an attempt, so I had a connection with that sort of group of people who have tried suicide at one time in their lives.
- Judy Collins
(Keywords: Time, People, Connection, Friends, Suicide)

Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions.
- Thomas Couture
(Keywords: Colors, Connection, Originality)

I don't mind writing so I didn't find that difficult, it's just a question of finding the time to do it. I kind of like the direct connection with the fans actually, it's pretty neat.
- David Cronenberg
(Keywords: Time, Connection, Fans, Mind, Pretty, Question, Writing)

Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat.
- Russell Crowe
(Keywords: Time, Friendship, Companionship, Connection, Loss, Mind, Talk, Woman)

What I think is different today is the lack of political connection between the black middle class and the increasing numbers of black people who are more impoverished than ever before.
- Angela Davis
(Keywords: People, Class, Connection, Middle class, Numbers, Today)

There's a connection between the advances that are made in technology and the sense of primitive fear people develop in response to it.
- Don DeLillo
(Keywords: Technology, People, Fear, Connection, Sense)

I do fish. I think there is a connection between thinking and fishing mostly because you spend a lot of time up to your waist in water without a whole lot to keep your mind busy.
- Anthony Doerr
(Keywords: Time, Connection, Fish, Fishing, Mind, Thinking, Water)

But in the finished art of the song the use of words has no connection with the use of words in poetry.
- John Drinkwater
(Keywords: Art, Poetry, Connection, Song, Words)

Thankfully, it became clear to me that when I compete, I lose my connection to the passion I have for my work.
- Olympia Dukakis
(Keywords: Work, Connection, Passion)

The clan is nothing more than a larger family, with its patriarchal chief as the natural head, and the union of several clans by intermarriage and voluntary connection constitutes the tribe.
- Charles Eastman
(Keywords: Family, Connection, Nothing)

Meanwhile the fact that the connection with the activity of memory in ordinary life is for the moment lost is of less importance than the reverse, namely, that this connection with the complications and fluctuations of life is necessarily still a too close one.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Keywords: Life, Connection, Fact, Importance, Memory)

The Connection Machines owned by the United States government laboratories were made available to me because they were considered impossible to program and there was no great demand for them at that time.
- Philip Emeagwali
(Keywords: Government, Time, Connection, Machines, states, United)

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment. The No. 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
- Jimmy Fallon
(Keywords: Work, Cancer, Connection, Environment, Job)

It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Keywords: Life, Connection, Newspapers, Security)

Like the philosopher, the author views his task as one of establishing a clear connection between life and history, and of making the past bear fruit for the present and future.
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Keywords: Life, History, Connection, Future, Past, Present)

The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition.
- Sigmund Freud
(Keywords: Character, Ambition, Bed, Connection, Psychoanalysis)

The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom.
- Uri Geller
(Keywords: Peace, Being, Connection, Mind, Purity)

When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection.
- Richard Gere
(Keywords: Buddhism, Connection, Karma, Past)

In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection.
- Carol Gilligan
(Keywords: Women, Truth, Failure, Aggression, Care, Connection, Lies, Responsibility, Voice)

It took us two years to get our first real gig. That was a big dream. We ended up booking a lot of our own gigs and putting on a lot of our own shows. We were trying to get our actual music across, trying to make a connection there.
- Greg Ginn
(Keywords: Music, Dream, Connection, First, Trying, Years)

I think what we ought to be focusing on is that we are on path for the release of 75,000 pages of documents in connection with John Roberts' work in the White House, as in the counselor's office and as his time working as an assistant in the office of the attorney general.
- Alberto Gonzales
(Keywords: Time, Work, Connection, Office)

I'd just recorded it in Mariah Carey's studio. THey thought the song was perfect for Nina, because she's so shy, so it was nice to have that connection with Nina in the song. It was special.
- Delta Goodrem
(Keywords: Thought, Connection, Song)

There's the soundtrack to The French Connection II'I think It's my favorite soundtrack. It hasn't been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music.
- Jonny Greenwood
(Keywords: Music, Connection, Favorite, Film)

Even though other people wrote my songs I put my stamp on them. I have a connection, but there is no truer connection than an artists and their own song.
- Justin Guarini
(Keywords: People, Artists, Connection, Song, Songs)

Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation.
- Ernst Haeckel
(Keywords: Science, Action, Connection, Heredity, Laws, Opinion)

The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality.
- Tarja Halonen
(Keywords: Equality, Goal, Connection, Freedom, Justice, Security)

I wonder what kind of lives they will have built for themselves when they turn 45 and can't really have any connection with people because they are so used to fleeting sexual.
- Randy Harrison
(Keywords: People, Connection, Will, Wonder)

But I am just as appalled that my experience, knowledge, dedication and service relative to defending the United States against biological warfare has been turned against me in connection with the search for the anthrax killer.
- Steven Hatfill
(Keywords: Experience, Knowledge, Connection, Dedication, Service, states, United)

Mathematical science is in my opinion an indivisible whole, an organism whose vitality is conditioned upon the connection of its parts.
- David Hilbert
(Keywords: Science, Connection, Opinion, Vitality)

I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us.
- Alice Hoffman
(Keywords: Time, Nature, Control, Connection, Fate, May, Want, World)

With the coming of radio as a mass medium, suddenly the world changed. It became about, 'can this leader project emotional connection through the way he speaks on the radio?' And the anxiety about whether he could do that, we've inherited.
- Tom Hooper
(Keywords: Leader, Anxiety, Connection, Project, World)



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