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Gearing Quotes


"You could tell that America was gearing up for war." - Jack Adams

"The Cause and Effect law is the secret gearing in the machinery of Nature." - Samael Aun Weor

"Republicans always are gearing whatever they do to benefit the high end." - Nancy Pelosi

"I don't mind gearing my life towards privacy. It's my nature." - John Travolta

"I tend to play covers when I'm gearing up for creating new song. Singing other people's songs is a way that I get inspired." - Scout Niblett

"I started off in 1993 with one lorry. I wasn't one of those guys buying a business and gearing it up." - Sean Quinn

"A chimpanzee who is really gearing up for a fight doesn't waste time with gestures but just goes ahead and attacks." - Frans De Waal

"I was suited for fame, and I mean that in the most non-egocentric way. I don't mind gearing my life towards privacy. It's my nature." - John Travolta

"We started gearing our content more to what makes us laugh and stories we wanted to tell, and we had to decide, early on, to not be precious about it." - Mitchell Hurwitz

"I went to Ft Bragg and learned that Delta was indeed gearing up for the rescue. Still I was concerned the Reagan staff would not be willing to take the risk of sending an official military force into Laos." - Bo Gritz

"Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs." - Phyllis Schlafly

"I've been gearing up for this future of writing a lot of new music by digging into my favorite old stuff, and twisting it around and highlighting the things I really love." - Caroline Shaw

"As I was working I noticed that the way I designed the differential gearing actually created a spare drive that sat directly below the emperor's feet, or where they would be if he were to sit in the chariot." - Kit Williams

"I'd been gearing up to working in theatre since coming out of drama school, but it was an exciting time for TV drama - it was the birth of Channel 4, and Brookside was very cutting-edge at the time." - Amanda Burton

"There's no telling what might have happened to our defense budget if Saddam Hussein hadn't invaded Kuwait that August and set everyone gearing up for World War II. Can we count on Saddam Hussein to come along every year and resolve our defense-policy debates? Given the history of the Middle East, it's possible." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I was gearing up for it. I took some singing lessons. And I opened my mouth, and Atom promptly said, 'That's not going to happen. We love your voice, but maybe we could use some of your English wit.' He had doubts about it from way back. For starters, we weren't going to be doing the Italian-American crooning thing." - Colin Firth

"The basic aggregate measure of gearing or leverage is telling us that today's advanced economies' operating systems are more heavily dependent on private sector credit than anything we have ever seen before. Furthermore, this pattern is seen across all the advanced economies, and isn't just a feature of some special subset (e.g. the Anglo-Saxons)." - Alan M. Taylor

"I think it all started with the tuna sandwich, and then, on the road, gearing up for New York, Nick [Kroll] and John [Mulaney] had the idea of having a tuna puppet, which became Tony Tuna, and their friend Cammi Upton designed that and did a great job." - Alex Timbers

"I read The Vegetarian and fell in love with it. A year later, I was invited to go and speak at the London Book Fair (which I'd never even heard of before), as they were gearing up for Korea being the market focus country in 2014. I met Max Porter there, Kang's editor at Portobello, sent him my sample, and the rest is history." - Deborah Smith

"Look, the United States doesn't have political parties. In other countries, take say Europe, you can be an active member of the political party. Here, the only thing in a political party is gearing to elections, not the other things you do. So it's basically, a way of making people passive, submissive objects." - Noam Chomsky

"There are many things I'm looking forward to in 2013, both personally and professionally. Plans for new restaurants in the U.S., including Eataly Chicago, are underway, and I'm gearing up for the 2013 Ironman world championships in Hawaii - if I'm lucky enough to get a spot!" - Joe Bastianich

"Yes, the rise in corporate power had roots in the gearing up for the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln was a Whig, a supporter of government aid to expanding industry - to "internal improvements" that supported the growth of business. He was an early capitalist, not one who wanted to preserve some rural paradise." - William Lee Miller

"When you've always worked hard in the theater, you find that when you stop playing at the end of a run, the evenings seem very long indeed. You have to find something to keep yourself occupied because you're so used to gearing yourself up for that 8 O'clock curtain that to find any kind of really absorbing alternative is impossible . Nobody is as interesting to spend an evening with as a really good part." - Rex Harrison

"In the vast cosmical changes, the universal life comes and goes in unknown quantities ... sowing an animalcule here, crumbling a star there, oscillating and winding, ... entangling, from the highest to the lowest, all activities in the obscurity of a dizzying mechanism, hanging the flight of an insect upon the movement of the earth... Enormous gearing, whose first motor is the gnat, and whose last wheel is the zodiac." - Victor Hugo

"For it is not cell nuclei, not even individual chromosomes, but certain parts of certain chromosomes from certain cells that must be isolated and collected in enormous quantities for analysis; that would be the precondition for placing the chemist in such a position as would allow him to analyse [the hereditary material] more minutely than [can] the morphologists ... For the morphology of the nucleus has reference at the very least to the gearing of the clock, but at best the chemistry of the nucleus refers only to the metal from which the gears are formed." - Theodor Boveri