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Manhattan Project Quotes


"Manhattan cabs are born old." - Jean Shepherd

"The 'clean energy' challenge deserves a commitment akin to the Manhattan project or the Apollo moon landing." - Martin Rees

"Vehement silhouettes of Manhattan - that vertical city with unimaginable diamonds." - Le Corbusier

"As the old saying went, the Manhattan Project wasn't built in a day. Or was that Rome? Something to do with Earth, anyway." - Alastair Reynolds

"Sanctification is a community project." - John Piper

"Shall I project a world?" - Thomas Pynchon

"I will have nothing to do with a bomb! [Response to being invited (1943) to work with Otto Robert Frisch and some British scientists at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project to create the atomic bomb.]" - Lise Meitner

"We were on a joyride, on free energy almost. It seems to me we need something like the Manhattan Project. We need some urgency saying, Here's what we should be doing. We've got to get off fossil fuels." - Lee Iacocca

"All I'm saying is that it's shortsighted to blame TV. It's simply another symptom. TV didn't invent our aesthetic childishness here any more than the Manhattan Project invented aggression." - David Foster Wallace

"During my participation in the Manhattan Project and subsequent research at Los Alamos, encompassing a period of fifteen years, I worked in the company of perhaps the greatest collection of scientific talent the world has ever known." - Frederick Reines

"I love Manhattan." - Samantha Bond

"WorldWideWeb: Proposal for a HyperText Project" - Tim Berners-Lee

"Every project starts with a story." - Colleen Atwood

"WorldWideWeb: Proposal for a HyperText Project." - Tim Berners-Lee

"I never talk about my next project." - Alice Walker

"Each project changes you a bit." - Kit Harington

"Mumbai is like Manhattan. Theres a certain pace, a social life and the thrill of a professional life." - Madhuri Dixit

"In Manhattan, every flat surface is a potential stage and every inattentive waiter an unemployed, possibly unemployable, actor." - Quentin Crisp

"Manhattan is where America began." - Russell Shorto

"He made all Manhattan shake and every street and sidewalk quake his stratocaster caused the mighty Empire State to vibrate" - Mike Scott

"I was born in Manhattan on West 12th. My parents were kind of hippies and they did a home birth." - Ethan Suplee

"The future is needed as a space to project your desires. To project, future is needed." - Rajneesh

"All improvement happens project by project and in no other way." - Joseph M. Juran

"We've learned that project by project, you can't change millions and millions of lives." - Howard Graham Buffett

"Manhattan streets with their powerful throbs, with beating drums as now, The endless and noisy chorus, the rustle and clank of muskets, (even the sight of the wounded,) Manhattan crowds, with their turbulent musical chorus! Manhattan faces and eyes forever for me." - Walt Whitman

"It depends on the project, what's happening that day on the project, at what stage were in on the project; it various from project to project and where we're needed." - Bryan Burk

"I had a student some years ago whose father had worked on the Manhattan Project. I had a student who had to escape this very intense, born-again fundamentalist Christian background that was very much like a cult and of course they struggle to get to Naropa. And they have cut themselves off. They don't look back." - Anne Waldman

"To understand how black projects began, and how they continue to function today, one must start with the creation of the atomic bomb. The men who ran the Manhattan Project wrote the rules about black operations. The atomic bomb was the mother of all black projects, and it is the parent from which all black operations have sprung." - Annie Jacobsen

"It's nothing. A school project. My go-to answer for anything. Staying out late? School project. Need extra money? School project." - Jay Asher

"I never had a lot of ideas. I always have exactly one that is the next project; the idea of a project beyond that project is ludicrous." - Annie Baker

"Success is a project that's always under construction." - Pat Summitt

"The project you are most resisting carries your greatest growth." - Robin S. Sharma

"You can complete a project by dropping it." - Arianna Huffington

"I wish I could just project everything on the paper," - Patti Smith

"Software projects fail for one of two general reasons: the project team lacks the knowledge to conduct a software project successfully, or the project team lacks the resolve to conduct a project effectively." - Steve Mcconnell

"The middle of every successful project looks like a disaster." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"no project is completed until its objective has been achieved." - Paulo Coelho

"True success is not a project but a journey." - Myles Munroe

"A consultant is only as good as their last project." - Jon Taffer

"Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project." - N T Wright

"Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later" - Fred Brooks

"My favorite project is always the next one." - Michael Graves

"Find a happy person, and you will find a project." - Sonja Lyubomirsky

"Project X now, but it started as a Hunger Game." - Joe Budden

"You wouldn't recognize me from one project to the next" - Rachael Leigh Cook

"The EU project is to create a country called Europe." - John Redwood

"You are an endless project...changing, evolving, surprising." - James Patterson

"You wouldn't recognize me from one project to the next." - Rachael Leigh Cook

"A dream project is anything I do when I'm awake." - Charles Fleischer

"You know, I've always been very open to any project." - Kathleen Kennedy

"The road is long fro the project to its completion." - Moliere

"It is a fact that you project what you are." - Norman Vincent Peale

"This mission was the project of a decade's work." - Philippe Perrin

"I like the creative aspect of developing a project." - Priscilla Presley

"Every time you do a project, you learn something new." - Justin Timberlake

"I'm not interested in wasting money on a project." - Stanley Tucci

"My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family." - Denzel Washington

"Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later." - Fred Brooks

"For a mother the project of raising a boy is the most fulfilling project she can hope for." - Andrea Dworkin

"Trying to manage a project without project management is like trying to play a football game without a game plan." - Katherine Tate

"Who cares and who doesn't care about a project, is going to shape the project in a significant way." - Jesse Schell

"A cousin of mine who was a casualty surgeon in Manhattan tells me that he and his colleagues had a one-word nickname for bikers: Donors. Rather chilling." - Stephen Fry

"If you're purely after facts, please buy yourself the phone directory of Manhattan. It has four million times correct facts. But it does' illuminate." - Werner Herzog

"I like the theater, dining and chasing women. Let me put it this way: I am a single, straight billionaire in Manhattan. It's like a wet dream." - Michael Bloomberg

"Peter Minuet, who said to the Indians in modern-day Manhattan, Will you accept a check from a Puerto Rican bank? Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"I figure that the degree of difficulty in combining two lives ranks somewhere between rerouting a hurricane and finding a parking place in downtown Manhattan." - Claire Cloninger

"I would rather be governed by the first 2000 people in the Manhattan phone book than the entire faculty of Harvard." - William F Buckley Jr

"Israel is so tiny. It's, you know, a little less than the length of Manhattan, without the West Bank, without Judea and Samaria." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"With control of the universe at stake, a crash program is imperative.We produced the A-bomb, under the huge Manhattan Project, in an amazingly short time. The needs, the urgency today are even greater. The Air Force should end UFO secrecy, give the facts to scientists,the public, to Congress. Once the people realize the truth, they would back, even demand a crash program...for this is one race we dare not lose." - Donald Keyhoe

"Dear Isabelle, Alec is about to have a nervous breakdown. If you do not immediately desist planing my wedding to your brother, I will come back to Manhattan and blow up the Institute. I will turn Church into a man-eating beast who will rampage through the streets of Manhattan, stepping on mundanes. And I will make you fat. Love, Magnus" - Cassandra Clare

"For me, Woody Allen's 'Manhattan' defines New York. Both New York and Manhattan Island should be in black in white! I always hear the soundtrack of Gershwin in my head every time I go over the Queensboro Bridge, or come in from JFK because of it!" - Brian Cox

"What made Manhattan Manhattan was the underground infrastructure, that engineering marvel." - Andrew Cuomo

"Manhattan crowds, with their turbulent musical chorus! Manhattan faces and eyes forever for me." - Walt Whitman

"I'm strictly a one-project-at-a-time kind of guy. If I came up with a compelling idea for a different book while working on a project, I'd probably abandon the first project and go with the new idea." - Neal Stephenson

"Always have some project underway an ongoing project that goes over from day to day and thus makes each day a small unit of time." - Lillian Troll

"I think when I say universal, it means making a project that everybody can enjoy but also a project where they're getting closer to you." - Mario

"Generally there are always a few things that get left off for some reason or other, although the criteria for inclusion vary from project to project." - Bent Saether

"Most actors have a process that they can go through, that they rely on, or that they've discovered, and that can evolve from project to project." - Thomas Jane

"As long as you're in an environment where the worth of the project isn't based on the project but what its predecessors did, it's not truly inclusive." - Ava Duvernay

"When I go for a project, I wonder what underpinning a project will have that's going to give the audience some emotional access to it." - Robert Redford

"I'm no good at down-time. I panic slightly and then plan a project or set up a meeting about starting a project." - David Morrissey

"If man can live in Manhattan, he can live anywhere." - Arthur C Clarke

"Far below ran the silver ribbon of the East River, braceleted by shining bridges, flecked by boats as small as flyspecks, splitting the shining banks of light that were Manhattan and Brooklyn on either side." - Cassandra Clare

"My perspective is a little different because I'm from Manhattan." - Kool Moe Dee

"In dress, habits, manners, provincialism, routine and narrowness, he acquired that charming insolence, that irritating completeness, that sophisticated crassness, that overbalanced poise that makes the Manhattan gentleman so delightfully small in his greatness." - O Henry

"Great," Simon said. "Maybe I"ll even make it back before my mother notices I'm gone. What's the time difference between here and Manhattan?" "You have a mother?" Aline looked amazed." - Cassandra Clare

"Even in this room full of proud Manhattan Democrats. I can't shake that feeling that some people here are pulling for me ... I'm delighted to see you here tonight, Hillary." - John Mccain

"I don't want to leave Manhattan, even when I'm gone," - Ed Koch

"What if Manhattan was hit by Hurricane Katrina?" - Jadakiss

"Great," Simon said. "Maybe I'll even make it back before my mother notices I'm gone. What's the time difference between here and Manhattan?" "You have a mother?" Aline looked amazed." - Cassandra Clare

"Manhattan is an accumulation of possible disasters that never happen." - Rem Koolhaas

"First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin" - Leonard Cohen

"Give me such shows - give me the streets of Manhattan!" - Walt Whitman

"It's pretty hard to get mugged in Manhattan." - Baz Luhrmann

"We'll have Manhattan, The Bronx and Staten Island too." - Lorenz Hart

"Don't we realize we're a business, we single girls are? Every building that goes up in Manhattan has more than fifty percent efficiency apartments... for the one million girls who have very little use for them." - Gail Parent

"Since I do not believe that there should be different recommendations for people living in the Bronx and people living in Manhattan, I am uncomfortable making different recommendations for my patients in Boston and in Haiti." - Paul Farmer

"I'd gone to Manhattan to become a model." - Michael Bergin

"As far as Hip Hop Manhattan was after the Bronx." - Kool Moe Dee

"My perspective is a lil different 'cus im from Manhattan ." - Kool Moe Dee

"But one sets of grandparents lived on Davidson Avenue in the Bronx and one lived in Manhattan and I had an aunt and uncle in Queens, so in my heart I was a New Yorker." - Jason Alexander

"Manhattan is increasingly less available to average-income earners." - Janine Di Giovanni

"I'm English, and my favorite movie is 'Manhattan.'" - Mickey Sumner

"Whenever I leave Manhattan, I get the bends!" - Ed Koch

"I grew up in Manhattan on the Upper East Side." - Laura Linney

"No one drives in Manhattan - in fact, many of the folks who live in Manhattan don't even have driving licenses!" - Moby

"A lack of patience in trifling matters might lead to the disruption of great project." - Confucius

"We lived in a housing project graced by the architectural style of Early Chicken Coop ..." - Clara Fraser

"How to manage a project: Limit it in scope. Make it simple. Get success. Then iterate." - Auren Hoffman

"I'm a project manager, not a magician. Magicians have way cooler hats." - Merlin Mann

"To move Nigeria forward, we must define our interest in the Nigeria project" - Okey Ndibe

"We do not project power from bankruptcy court. We're borrowing a million dollars a minute." - Rand Paul

"How does a project get to be a year late? ... One day at a time." - Fred Brooks

"Life is a do-it-for-others, do-it-yourself project." - Denis Waitley

"You don't actually do a project; you can only do action steps related to it." - David Allen

"Suppose we blasted all politicians into space. Would the SETI project find even one of them?" - Erik Naggum

"This living, this living, this living Was never a project of mine." - Dorothy Parker

"Don't wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection." - Tyler Perry

"My great project is to undo the moral and intellectual damage of most universities" - Dennis Prager

"We do. Or re-create the ones we have, and project. My whole life is projection." - James Ellroy

"Every time I work on a project, I keep every little piece of paper." - Micah Lexier

"I try to project not only a song but a personality." - Peggy Lee

"Taken is a really difficult project because it was a big surprise for everybody." - Olivier Megaton

"She cannot love, nor take no shape nor project or affection, she is so self-endeared" - William Shakespeare

"I'm only interested in people engaged in a project of self-transformation." - Susan Sontag

"God has made us study partner. We need to talk about our project." - Isaac Marion

"For her own breakfast she'll project a scheme, Nor take her tea without a stratagem." - Edward Young

"I stay true, because whatever the project is, I'm still looking for inside of that character." - Forest Whitaker

"User-centered design means working with your users all throughout the project." - Donald A. Norman

"The West is not in the West. It is a project, not a place." - Edouard Glissant

"There is nothing more essential to getting a project off the ground than the underestimate." - Robert Breault

"Those worship songs on the Christmas project will air on PBS television. That's highly unusual." - John Tesh

"I always think that the project I'm working on will be the best." - Patricia Urquiola

"I have a level of fear going into every project, and that's what keeps me going." - Gerard Butler

"A bad habit never disappears miraculously, it's an undo-it-yourself project." - Abigail Van Buren

"Failure isn't failing at the project at hand. Failure is giving up on yourself." - Donna de Varona

"Making movies can be a creative exciting project for director and rest of staff." - Philip Kaufman

"The best way to get a project done faster is to start sooner" - Jim Highsmith

"Writing a novel is not so much a project as a journey, a voyage, an adventure." - Tom Robbins

"Has given me no choice but to advocate for the termination of this project." - Greg Nickels

"The aim of art is to project an inner vision into the world." - Bruce Lee

"Imaginative writers often project their own monsters and meanings on basic facts." - Christopher Bram

"Always write from your gut, no matter what the project is." - Paul Haggis

"The role of the painter . . . is to project that which sees itself in him." - Max Ernst

"I project a definite innocence. A lot of that is just the way I grew up." - River Phoenix

"The ideal project does not exist, each time there is the opportunity to realize an approximation." - Paulo Mendes da Rocha

"Brilliant. The Ontology Project is a post-graduate course in card magic." - Jim Steinmeyer

"Man is the being whose project it is to be God." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Every project has its own challenges and rewards. If it's not challenging, why do it?" - Howard Berger

"When you're a producer or director, there's so much sweat that goes into any given project." - Joseph McGinty Nichol



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