Quotations on Content

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If we thought it would improve our relationship, we would get married tomorrow, but as it is, nearly 7 years after we got engaged, we are content to wait.
- Benny Anderson
(Keywords: Thought, Content, Tomorrow, Years)

To try and raise a budget for a film that is strictly for adults and both strong and graphic in content is not easy, especially when there is pressure to spend serious money on good special effects.
- Dario Argento
(Keywords: Money, Content, Film, Pressure)

Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Change, Content, Day)

What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(Keywords: Performance, Ability, Content, Singing)

I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.
- Howard Baker
(Keywords: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)

There are always good parts. They may not pay what you want, and they may not have as many days' work as you want, they may not have the billing that you want, they may not have a lot of things, but - the content of the role itself - I find there are many roles.
- Anne Bancroft
(Keywords: Work, Content, May, Want)

Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Faith, People, Character, Civil rights, Content, Justice, Lies, Skin)

Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: History, Work, Thought, Being, Cinema, Content, Film, Pretty)

In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge.
- Robert Bork
(Keywords: Morality, Content, Democracy, Law)

But I fear, my lot being cast in Scotland, that beauty would not be content.
- Anne Boyd
(Keywords: Beauty, Fear, Being, Content, Scotland)

With each of those projects I wasn't thinking about how the layout would really affect the story I was working on - it wasn't the content that was affecting the layout, it was, how I wanted to draw at that point in time.
- Chester Brown
(Keywords: Time, Content, Projects, Thinking)

The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.
- Robert McAfee Brown
(Keywords: Church, Content, Culture)

Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
- Peabo Bryson
(Keywords: Happiness, Music, People, Thoughts, Answers, Being, Content, Giving, Oneness, Sense)

I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content.
- Ken Burns
(Keywords: Music, Content, Film)

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few.' I think of that. No big deal. I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne
(Keywords: Life, Content, Song)

I'm content with making records, but I don't want to be doing the same thing all the time.
- John Cale
(Keywords: Time, Content, Want)

I would have been content to just do studio work, making it on my own never really entered my mind.
- Glen Campbell
(Keywords: Work, Content, Mind)

In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent.
- George Canning
(Keywords: Commerce, Content, Fault)

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
- Andrew Carnegie
(Keywords: People, Content, Mediocrity)

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie
(Keywords: Age, Business, Home, Men, Success, Adventure, Content, Mediocrity)

We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.
- Paul Cezanne
(Keywords: Nature, Content, Study)

The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect sense for a media company like ours to create a real content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world.
- Peter Chernin
(Keywords: Company, Content, Media, Sense, World)

Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Being, Content, English, Living)

In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Actor, Content, Paris)

It's always hard to predict what's coming up next. My main guess is that content creators will increasingly start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
- Bram Cohen
(Keywords: Work, Content, Will)

Office politics are bloody-minded, but weak on content.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Politics, Content, Office)

Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences.
- Stafford Cripps
(Keywords: Congress, Content, Conviction, Deep, Leaders, Party, Solution)

Seriously, we are in the midst of the convergence of voice and data and that is challenging the infrastructure of the telephone companies. There are huge commercial interests in the basic technology, but even more so in content delivery and control of content.
- Steve Crocker
(Keywords: Technology, Control, Content, Voice)

I think my capacity to change has given me tremendous happiness, because who I am today I am completely content to be.
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Keywords: Change, Happiness, Content, Today)

My high-school dream was to be in a band, pay my rent and eat - and I've been able to do that for 20 years. So I'm completely content.
- Evan Dando
(Keywords: Dream, Content, Years)

It was as though all my hostilities, anxieties, and conflicts were in one ball that was flying away into space, farther from me all the time, leaving me content with myself.
- Bobby Darin
(Keywords: Time, Content, Flying, Space)

The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin
(Keywords: Beginning, Content, Mystery)

It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.
- Rene Daumal
(Keywords: Goal, Clarity, Confusion, Content, Language)

Now that digital lifestyle devices, tablets, wireless phones, and other Internet appliances are beginning to come of age, we need to worry about presenting our content to these devices so that it is optimized for their display capabilities.
- Mike Davidson
(Keywords: Age, Beginning, Content, Internet, Now, Worry)

It has pleased and interested me to see how I could get along under difficult circumstances and with so much discomfort but as I say I was not sent out here to improve my temper or my health or to make me more content with my good things in the East.
- Richard H. Davis
(Keywords: Health, Circumstances, Content, Temper)

American literature has never been content to be just one among the many literatures of the Western World. It has always aspired to be the literature not only of a new continent but of a New World.
- Christopher Dawson
(Keywords: American, Content, Literature, World)

Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology.
- Catherine Deneuve
(Keywords: Art, Technology, Balance, Content, Film)

There is no reality of consciousness independent of the effects of various vehicles of content on subsequent action (and hence, of course, on memory).
- Daniel Clement Dennett
(Keywords: Action, Consciousness, Content, Reality)

It is quite clear that compelling content, which is made available on economic terms that respect the intellectual rights of owners, can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks.
- John Doerr
(Keywords: Growth, Content, Rights, Respect)

Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the fictions we manufacture out of each other.
- Lawrence Durrell
(Keywords: Truth, Content, Desire, Rest, Sickness)

Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Keywords: Change, Content, Justice, Want, World)

On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise. For now I am content to explore my own home and our nearest neighbour France.
- John Dyer
(Keywords: Home, Content, France, Paradise, Living, Now)

Digital imaging has untied our hands with regards to technical limitations. We no longer have to be arbiters of technology; we get to participate in the interpretation of technology into creative content.
- John Dykstra
(Keywords: Technology, Content, Limitations)

I think that the use of copyright is going to change dramatically. Part of it is economics. There is just going to be so much content out there - there's a scarcity of attention. Information consumes attention, and there's too much information.
- Esther Dyson
(Keywords: Change, Attention, Content, Economics, Information)

The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
- Jonathan Edwards
(Keywords: Travel, Content, Heaven)

If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus
(Keywords: Thought, Content, Want)

After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones.
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Keywords: Conscience, Content, State)

Content is a word unknown to life; it is also a word unknown to man.
- John Fowles
(Keywords: Life, Content, Man, Word)

Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Men, Content, Discontent, Poor)

This kid came up with Napster, and before that, none of us thought of content protection.
- Morgan Freeman
(Keywords: Thought, Content, Protection)



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