Quotations on Connection

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Facts are stupid until brought into connection with some general law.
- Louis Agassiz
(Keywords: Connection, Facts, Law)

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)

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all the principal waters of the Columbia, with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley
(Keywords: Connection, Ocean)

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)

One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.
- Gaston Bachelard
(Keywords: Connection, Past)

I was for two years a pupil at the Model School in Fort street which was then conducted upon the Irish national system, and if any special religious instruction was given in connection with that system, I do not recollect it.
- Edmund Barton
(Keywords: Connection, Irish, Religious, School, Years)

Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.
- Martha Beck
(Keywords: Connection, Loneliness, Proof)

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)

My favorite albumn ever is Jeff Buckley's GRACE. I feel a weird unexplainable connection to him.
- Rachel Bilson
(Keywords: Connection, Favorite, Grace)

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)

Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than, say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about places more distant than Florida, but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators, let you make the connection all on your own.
- Terry Brooks
(Keywords: Connection, Fantasy, Writing)

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)

I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word "fair" in connection with income tax policies.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Keywords: Connection, Tax, Income, Word)

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)

Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which is an immersive medium.
- Carter Burwell
(Keywords: Connection, Film, Media)

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)

As attorney general, I've had some connection with just about every important public issue in the last eight years in Kentucky. All of the important public issues of the day have, at some point.
- Ben Chandler
(Keywords: Connection, Day, Kentucky, Public, Years)

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)

There's no connection between al-Qaeda and Iraq.
- George Clooney
(Keywords: Connection, Iraq)

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)

A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.
- Norman Cousins
(Keywords: Connection, Meaning)

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 65,536 processors were inside the Connection Machine.
- Philip Emeagwali
(Keywords: Connection, Machine)

The Connection Machine was the most powerful supercomputer in the world. It is a complex supercomputer and it will take forever to completely describe how it works.
- Philip Emeagwali
(Keywords: Connection, Machine, Will, World)

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)

Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement. Discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Keywords: Connection, Discouragement, Trouble)

There is a real connection between Philosopy and fiction.
- Ken Follet
(Keywords: Connection, Fiction)



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