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James Watt Quotes


"Mike Watt and I had the same teacher. Mr. Tanaka." - Krist Novoselic

"I wanted to be an inventor, whatever I thought that meant then. I guess I was thinking of Edison or maybe James Watt. Or maybe even Newton." - David Antin

"Mine's Bond - James Bond." - Ian Fleming

"Mine's Bond - James Bond." - Ian Fleming

"O thrice unhappy home Whose master doesn't know the difference between a watt and an ohm!" - Ogden Nash

"O thrice unhappy home Whose master doesn't know the difference between a watt and an ohm!" - Ogden Nash

"James Cameron doesn't do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is... James Cameron." - James Cameron

"For the birth of something new, there has to be a happening. Newton saw an apple fall; James Watt watched a kettle boil; Roentgen fogged some photographic plates. And these people knew enough to translate ordinary happenings into something new..." - Alexander Fleming

"James Watt was equally distinguished as a natural philosopher and chemist; his inventions demonstrate his profound knowledge of those sciences, and that peculiar characteristic of genius - the union of them for practical application." - Humphry Davy

"To me, lighting really sets the mood for a room. A 40 watt bulb in a cheap lamp is the same as a 40 watt bulb in an expensive one." - Edward S. Walker, Jr.

"Go in peace, James Carstairs." - Cassandra Clare

"David James is a cretin." - Paolo Di Canio

"True greatness is when your name is like ampere, watt, and fourier-when it's spelled with a lower case letter." - Richard Hamming

"Most people give off as much heat as a 100 watt bulb, but not as much light." - Anonymous

"The name's Bond. James Omar Bond." - Eoin Colfer

"I'm still James Johnson. Rick James is a stage name. James Johnson keeps Rick James on the ground... Kind of sort of." - Rick James

"A LeBron James team is never desperate." - Lebron James

"Please put out the light, James." - Theodore Roosevelt

"I'm the fourth best James Bond." - Roger Moore

"I could never be James Bond." - Kevin James

"James Remar is a student of life." - James Remar

"James Watt patented his steam engine on the eve of the American Revolution, consummating a relationship between coal and the new Promethean spirit of the age, and humanity made its first tentative steps into an industrial way of life that would, over the next two centuries, forever change the world." - Jeremy Rifkin

"Today, nothing is unusual about a scientific discovery's being followed soon after by a technical application: The discovery of electrons led to electronics; fission led to nuclear energy. But before the 1880's, science played almost no role in the advances of technology. For example, James Watt developed the first efficient steam engine long before science established the equivalence between mechanical heat and energy." - Edward Teller

"Just because you shot Jesse James, don't make you Jesse James." - Jonathan Banks

"James Woods is great. I actually did a movie with James Woods in 2000: 'John Q.'" - Kevin Connolly

"James Brown died owing me $50,000. But I loved James Brown." - Don King

"Nobody ever pegged James Gandolfini for a leading man. Least of all James Gandolfini." - Michael Riedel

"The work of Henry James has always seemed divisible by a simple dynastic arrangement into three reigns: James I, James II, and the Old Pretender" - Philip Guedalla

"The work of Henry James has always seemed divisible by a simple dynastic arrangement into three reigns: James I, James II, and the Old Pretender." - Philip Guedalla

"The first time I met James Franco, he was dressed like James Dean. He was James Dean, literally, filming a biopic." - Bill Hader

"Im a huge fan of the James Bond genre." - Chris Diamantopoulos

"Our souls are knit. We are one person, James." - Cassandra Clare

"Books are keys that open many doors - James Rollins" - James Rollins

"Without Jimmy (James) Dean the Beatles would never have existed." - John Lennon

"James Taylor and God are the reasons I play music." - Garth Brooks

"James Ibori gave me $15million as bribe in 2007" - Nuhu Ribadu

"Mel Gibson would not be a good James Bond" - Sophie Marceau

"I didn't see any furry little James Bonds." - Larissa Ione

"The greatest all-around American film actor is James Stewart." - David Denby

"Henry James chews more than he bites off." - Henry Adams

"I just love {LeBron James} so much. We're soul mates." - Savannah Brinson

"James Cagney as a baby is not my ideal thing." - John Krasinski

"[Of James Monroe's administration:] The Era of Good Feelings." - Benjamin Russell

"James Lipton: The most pompous arrogant failure in history." - David Cross

"I'm so unfamiliar with the gym, I call it James!" - Ellen Degeneres

"Too many!' James shouted, and slammed the door behind him." - Susan Cooper

"You'll stay with me?' Until the very end,' said James." - J K Rowling

"My house is not James Bondish at all. Sorry." - Ken Adam

"David James Elliott and I keep in touch via phone." - Patrick Labyorteaux

"And it's impossible for me to read Henry James." - Norman Maccaig

"James Garner is like a peaceful river through our chaos." - Kaley Cuoco

"I'm a huge fan of the 'James Bond' genre." - Chris Diamantopoulos

"James Brown is the reason I play guitar." - Kevin Eubanks

"I don't just wanna be James Franco's little brother." - Dave Franco

"The art gods cooked up something special for James Ensor." - Jerry Saltz

"The sudden death at 51 of James Gandolfini is intolerable." - Dick Cavett

"What kid doesn't want to pretend they're James Bond?" - Jamie Dornan

"I write heavily under the influence of James Taylor." - Carole King

"I am a big devourer of James Baldwin." - Don Lemon

"Mel Gibson would not be a good James Bond." - Sophie Marceau

"I was a James Brown junkie as a kid." - La Reid

"I can be the best James Bond there is." - Hrithik Roshan

"A James Bond movie is a stuntman's dream." - Steve Truglia

"I've never managed to get very far with Henry James." - Sarah Waters

"I will be the first black James Bond." - Dhani Jones

"J.J. Watt is larger than life and Houston's newest sports hero, in every sense of the word. He is a guy who spends NFL Fridays at high school football games and actively seeks out those in need of his kindness." - Hannah Storm

"Journalism consists largely in saying Lord James is dead to people who never knew Lord James was alive." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"When James Bond gets old, you get rid of him and bring a new James Bond in." - Irwin Winkler

"The best ideas aren't hidden in shadowy recesses. They're right in front of us, hidden in plain sight. Innovation seldom depends on discovering obscure or subtle elements but in seeing the obvious with fresh eyes. This is easier said than done because nothing is as hard to see as what's right before our eyes. We overlook what we take for granted. Billions of tea drinkers observed the force of steam escaping from water boiling in a kettle before James Watt realized that this vapor could be converted into energy." - Richard Farson

"Sean Connery wasn't the Scottish James Bond and Daniel Craig wasn't the blue-eyed James Bond. So if I played him, I don't want to be called the black James Bond." - Idris Elba

"Faithful continued prayer is one key to answered prayer. As James expresses it, "You do not have, because you do not ask God" (James 4:2)." - John F Walvoord

"Theres a wealth of information on James Dean, and everybody has an opinion on him. James Dean made some kind of impression on everybody." - Dane Dehaan

"Gunn, like me, has a James Bond obsession. He would love to be James Bond, and it's a great role that I would love to be, someday." - J August Richards

"You know who deserves a posthumous Medal of Honor? James Earl Ray [the confessed assassin of Martin Luther King]. We miss you, James. Godspeed." - Rush Limbaugh

"If they had offered me James Bond, I probably couldn't have gone to England anymore in my life. James Bond with an accent? That would have been something." - Antonio Banderas

"That is the mystery: Reading Henry James can yield prose that is contrary to James, yet inspired by him. Who can understand this?" - Joyce Carol Oates

"I think James Bond is a spy. He's not superhuman. Calling him a superhero is like calling James Bond movies "comic-book movies."" - Kurt Busiek

"Without wanting to claim that I'm really like James Bond I would certainly prefer to be thought of as closer to James Bond than Mr. Bean most definitely." - Rowan Atkinson

"I feel sorry for James Blunt, he has to wake up every morning and think 'Oh my God, I'm James Blunt, what have I done?" - Bill Bailey

"This is a film that really inhabits the proper world of James Bond. I mean, James Bond lives in a world that is violent and dangerous." - Timothy Dalton

"I feel sorry for James Blunt, he has to wake up every morning and think 'Oh my God, I'm James Blunt, what have I done?'" - Bill Bailey

"I mean, Rick James was just a man-made image, the image I created. Just trying to live Rick James almost killed me." - Rick James

"I liked teaching Henry James. When you look down at a Henry James novel from a helicopter height, you find an intricate spider web that all clings together." - Helen Vendler

"Chuck Norris doesn't need to understand the work of James Joyce; James Joyce needs to understand the work of Chuck Norris." - Brian Celio

"There's a wealth of information on James Dean, and everybody has an opinion on him. James Dean made some kind of impression on everybody." - Dane Dehaan

"What my first son James did was allow me to care for something in this world when I couldn't care for myself. James saved my life." - Colin Farrell

"At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language." - Lafcadio Hearn

"You can't really dance properly to James Brown. If you dance to James Brown, you look like an idiot. There's a lot of jerking." - Sandra Bullock

"I had the idea in my twenties that a writer could immediately become the late Henry James. Henry James himself had to mature. Even Saul Bellow did." - Cynthia Ozick

"James Brown lives, as long as someone steps out of their body and dances uncontrollably." - Al Sharpton

"On his telepathic understanding with James Worthy- It's almost like we have ESPN." - Magic Johnson

"I thought LeBron James was just going to be another addition to help me score" - Ricky Davis

"We should throw the Epistle of James out of this school..." - Martin Luther

"James McMurtry is a true Americana poet - actually he is a poet regardless of genre" - Michael Nesmith

"Guarding LeBron James has to be the hardest job in basketball." - Steve Kerr

"I was the bridge between the Michael Jordan era and LeBron James era." - Allen Iverson

"One scientific epoch ended and another began with James Clerk Maxwell." - Albert Einstein

"i like james patterson" - James Patterson

"I invented rock & roll. Jimi Hendrix was my guitar player. James Brown was my vocalist." - Little Richard

"(James) Anderson has a gift from the gods: he could swing an orange." - Geoffrey Boycott

"There's one major difference between James Bond and me! He is able to sort out problems!" - Sean Connery

"The new critique you're gonna start hearing about James Franco, is 'He's spreading himself too thin." - James Franco

"But I also directed Jack Barrymore and Ronald Colman and James Stewart, to name a few." - George Cukor

"Our immediate influence in b-boying was James Brown, point blank." - Crazy Legs

"James Franco, acting, teaching, directing, writing, producing, photography, soundtracks, editing - is there anything you can do?" - Natasha Leggero

"The poor are crazy, the rich just eccentric. - James Shin Hoo" - Ellen Raskin

"James Leininger's story is the most compelling evidence so far for reincarnation." - T. J. MacGregor

"Jem?" he said. 'It is you, James?' 'Who else?' Jem's voice." - Cassandra Clare

"Every heart has its own melody," he said. "You know mine. - James Carstairs" - Cassandra Clare

"I hate that Alex [James] and Damon [Albarn]. I hope they catch AIDS and die." - Noel Gallagher

"I think perhaps the greatest book ever written was Ulysses by James Joyce." - Frederick Lenz

"There'll be a black lesbian in the White House before I'm James Bond." - Rupert Everett

"To desperately hope," I whispered James let out a breath. "To gratefully believe." - Laura Whitcomb

"Now I feel like James Bond. Suave and intelligent, breaking all the codes while looking fabulous." - Jim Butcher

"Your life has more blue in it than a James Cameron movie." - Ron Currie Jr.

"James Dean was the damaged but beautiful soul of our time." - Andy Warhol

"Mario you are a great chef but you look like a homeless James Gandolfini." - Jim Norton

"James Joyce: His writing is not about something. It is the thing itself." - Samuel Beckett

"Why don't you write books people can read?(to her husband James)" - Nora Barnacle

"James Clerk Maxwell's [work is the] most profound and the most fruitful ..." - Albert Einstein

"The only good thing ever done by a committee was the King James version." - Rita Mae Brown

"James gave the huffle of a snail in danger. And nobody heard him at all." - A A Milne

"When I'm about Rick James, it's all about get out there and kill 'em." - Rick James

"I'm pretty sure Adele and James Blunt were dumped by the same man." - James Blunt

"James Watson summarizes the conclusion: "A predisposition does not a predetermination make." - Walter Mischel

"LeBron James has cemented himself as one of the GREAT PLAYERS of ALL TIME." - Stephen A. Smith

"When my woman kisses me I start dancing like James Brown. Ow! I Feel Good!" - Godfrey

"Elmore James only knew one lick, but you had the feeling that he meant it." - Frank Zappa

"I will say this, I will rely on [Mike ] Pompeo and [James] Mattis and my group." - Donald Trump

"I think I would be a good villain in a James Bond movie." - Werner Herzog

"There was another Cleveland rally [of Hillary Clinton] - this one with LeBron James." - Mara Liasson

"Congress can grant a waiver [for General James Mattis ] and has done that once in history." - Steve Inskeep

"General James Mattis is a storied and much-respected military leader." - Michele Flournoy

"[James Mattis] is a student of history. He's a strategic thinker." - Michele Flournoy

"Since James Madison day (and long before), there have been constant struggles over "democratic governance"." - Noam Chomsky

"I think that [James] Comey acted in an outrageous way during the [presidential ] campaign [in 2016]." - John Lewis

"James James Morrison Morrison Weatherby George Dupree Took great Care of his Mother, Though he was only three. James James Said to his Mother, 'Mother,' he said, said he; 'You must never go down to the end of the town, if you don't go down with me." - A A Milne

"James Blunt - who recently got voted more annoying than paper cuts." - Bill Bailey

"I'd be that James Bond character from the Beautyrest commercial that we did. Maybe some day." - Tom Brady

"Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles." - Ian Fleming

"Robert Pattinson is rebel cool incarnated - the James Dean of the undead." - James Wolcott

"You are nearly there," said James. "Very close. We proud of you." - J K Rowling

"Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met." - William Faulkner

"It was a great learning experience to work with James Stewart." - Julie Adams

"For me, it's all about The Dubliners by James Joyce. I love The Dead." - Evan Dando

"The second host that I had was an actress I didn't know named Susan St. James." - Dick Ebersol

"My name is James Guckert. Well, when you read it, it's always pronounced some other way." - Jeff Gannon

"No action hero is more closely associated with cars than James Bond." - Richard Hammond

"But James Gandolfini and Edie Falco, they did such great work, especially in the last show." - Michael Imperioli

"I don't take modern hip-hop as real. It's entertaining, it's fake, like James Bond." - Emmanuel Jal



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