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"I watch a lot of 'National Geographic.'" - Ridley Scott

"Increasingly, it's people not interested in National Geographic." - Sam Abell

"I love National Geographic. Just when you think you've seen the last lost native tribe, National Geographic will find a new one." - Sandra Bernhard

"You have more issues than National Geographic by Austin LeFleur in Hissy Fit" - Mary Kay Andrews

"Everyone thinks it would be great to work for National Geographic. So did I." - Peter Menzel

"It's both Indiana Jones and 'National Geographic' that inspired me to be an Egyptologist." - Sarah Parcak

"My best sources are my travels and my collection of National Geographic." - Sergio Aragones

"My big dream was to work as a photographer for 'National Geographic.'" - Steffi Graf

"I love watching the National Geographic channel. That show 'Taboo'? I love it!" - Keshia Knight Pulliam

"You will be surprised but I do a lot of studying and I watch National Geographic." - Tracy Morgan

"For the same reason I read the National Geographic, I like to see places I will never visit." - Edward Bernays

"I only watch National Geographic Channel, and also I have the app on my phone. Im into astronomy and love to learn about new facts." - Sonu Nigam

"We must strive to form a comprehensive sublime nationalism whose first principal is national geographic unity and must strengthen this unity with deeds not with words." - Ameen Rihani

"I always take hundreds and hundreds of pictures. I used to work for 'National Geographic,' and they gave us a lot of film." - Yann Arthus-Bertrand

"[Television executives] are afraid to advertise condoms that could save lives, but do not blush about telecasting a National Geographic special on President Reagan's pelvic plumbing." - Martin Nolan

"My least favorite photographer to have would be myself. Someone who wanted a career at National Geographic. Because it's almost mathematically impossible to achieve that." - Sam Abell

"National Geographic contacted me about getting on their label, and I was like, 'Wow, I want to be label mates with the sharks and lemurs!'" - Bjork

"In the studio, I always put on National Geographic for inspiration. Looking at lions eating gazelles, all that type of stuff." - Big Sean

"I always take hundreds and hundreds of pictures. I used to work for 'National Geographic,' and they gave us a lot of film." - Yann Arthusbertrand

"National Geographic has awesome stuff. I like Court TV. Sometimes I'll watch Reality Mix because they have some interesting stuff on that." - Erik Estrada

"I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes." - Erma Bombeck

"I only watch National Geographic Channel, and also I have the app on my phone. I'm into astronomy and love to learn about new facts." - Sonu Nigam

"America has this understanding of Africans that plays like National Geographic: a bunch of Negroes with loincloths running around the plain fields of Africa chasing gazelles." - Djimon Hounsou

"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert Humphrey

"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert H Humphrey

"Though Geographic didn't publish that photo in the story that it was done for, "The Life of Charlie Russell," a cowboy artist in Montana. But later, maybe a year and a half ago, they named it one of the 50 greatest pictures ever made at National Geographic." - Sam Abell

"I subscribe to National Geographic, Scientific American, Discover, and a slew of other magazines. And it is while reading articles for pleasure and interest that an interesting What if? will pop into my head." - James Rollins

"Human experience comes suspended in the sickly-sweet amniotic fluid of commercial photography. And a world normally animated by abrasive differences is blithely reduced to a single, homogeneous National Geographic way of seeing." - Geoffrey Batchen

"The laureateship [of U.S. Children's Poet] has brought me a couple of appealing contracts, including my first anthology, the 200-poem The National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry.Apart from the increased travel, I won't let anything interfere with writing poetry." - J. Patrick Lewis

"I don't watch TV dramas. I watch ESPN, HBO boxing, National Geographic Channel and I kind of like to get some DVDs, movies that I haven't seen and I just pop them in." - Dominic Purcell

"I subscribe to 'National Geographic,' 'Scientific American,' 'Discover,' and a slew of other magazines. And it is while reading articles for pleasure and interest that an interesting 'What if?' will pop into my head." - James Rollins

"I have photographed sharks in waters around the globe, and I always want more and yearn to peer deeper into their world. To feed my passion and to raise awareness, I developed a story about sharks for 'National Geographic' magazine." - Brian Skerry

"It's not my vision when I cover a woman's face with a chador. I got the idea from a 'National Geographic' photo. I'm just showing their plight in the world." - Alexander Mcqueen

"I'm a big fan of 'National Geographic', the magazine and the channel. Anything to do with the natural world. For years, when I was younger, I was convinced I would be a nature photographer, but that didn't pan out." - Tom Westonjones

"When I write a scientific treatise, I might reach 100 people. When the 'National Geographic' covers a project, it communicates about plants and fish and underwater technology to more than 10 million people." - Sylvia Earle

"I love weird science. I learned in an article in 'National Geographic' that there are trillions of bacteria in our guts that help us digest food. These are non-human creatures." - Will Hobbs

"I have a stunt double; his name is Glen Levy, and he has the hardest punch in the world. Seriously, it's actually been recorded by 'National Geographic.' He calls it the Hammer Fist." - Craig Horner

"...Skyscraper National Park" - Kurt Vonnegut

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"National injustice is the surest road to national downfall." - William E Gladstone

"National injustice is the surest road to national downfall." - William Ewart Gladstone

"These are national problems that require national solutions." - Thomas Menino

"National honor is the national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"Consumerism is our national religion." - Jennifer Stone

"Baseball is our national game." - Calvin Coolidge

"National Socialism is applied biology," - Hans Schemm

"The national pastime is juiced," - Jose Canseco

"Vote in a national election." - Bill Vaughan

"Immigration security is national security." - Kellyanne Conway

"The national pastime is juiced." - Jose Canseco

"The new national campfire - radio." - Linda Ellerbee

"Medicine also disregards national boundaries." - Irving Langmuir

"Bullying is a national epidemic." - Macklemore

"National education to be truly national must reflect the national condition for the time being." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards" - Galen

"In most cases I start off with a sketch. But I'm also thinking about real images: out of National Geographic, out of fashion magazines, out of The Economist, out of Time. I'm making a sketch, but I'm using the existing images that have been put out in the world." - Wangechi Mutu

"Anyway, the fascinating thing was that I read in National Geographic that there are more people alive now than have died in all of human history. In other words, if everyone wanted to play Hamlet at once, they could', because there are' enough skulls!" - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Anyway, the fascinating thing was that I read in National Geographic that there are more people alive now than have died in all of human history. In other words, if everyone wanted to play Hamlet at once, they couldn't, because there aren't enough skulls!" - Jonathan Safran Foer

"The Democrats continue to snipe at Bush. They'll never give it up to him. You know Teddy Kennedy and Tom Daschle pick more nits than a father and son spider monkey team who know they're being followed by a National Geographic film crew." - Dennis Miller

"My interest in science was excited at age nine by an article on astronomy in National Geographic; the author was Donald Menzel of the Harvard Observatory. For the next few years, I regularly made star maps and snuck out at night to make observations from a locust tree in our back yard." - Dudley R. Herschbach

"I want to be a scientist who studies the ocean when I grow up. I would go out to sea, and scuba dive, and find new things, and National Geographic will hire me." Sure, Nudge. Probably around the time I become president." - James Patterson

"I was asked by a student what my most significant accomplishment was at National Geographic, after thirty years, and I said that my career came to an appropriate close, and I still loved photography. Not everybody who spends their career at anything ends up fascinated and involved with it." - Sam Abell

"I did it once, and National Geographic recruited me. I did it primarily out of curiosity. A lot of legendary photographers had worked on that campaign. Ernst Haas had done the early photography, and I knew him. There's a lore in photography about that campaign, and I was curious." - Sam Abell

"When we speak about trespassing, we speak about artistic trespassing. You have to be prudent and have common sense and a sense of responsibility when you're trespassing. I think you haven't seen a film on volcanoes like that before. It's not National Geographic. It is wildly imaginative and very poetic and has a sense of awe that you normally do not see in films." - Werner Herzog

"At the end [when I speak about] magma under us everywhere, how it's monumentally indifferent to scurrying roaches, recoiled reptiles, and vapid humans alike. You see, you would never hear anything like that in a National Geographic or a PBS movie. This is clearly a transgression when it comes to being politically correct with your commentary." - Werner Herzog

"Why should I be my aunt, or me, or anyone? What similarities boots, hands, the family voice I felt in my throat, or even the National Geographic and those awful hanging breasts held us all together or made us all just one?" - Elizabeth Bishop

"Today, National Geographic has a membership side with a magazine and some television side, and they generate about a billion dollars in revenue, and they're profitable. And so at the end of the year they have some bottom line profit which they can then reinvest, because they're running it as a not-for-profit in charitable endeavors." - Steve Case

"The real magic in National Geographic isn't how much money they have left at the end of the year. It's the fact that through their overall focus they are reaching hundreds of millions of people and educating people about the world. It just happens to be done in a business-oriented kind of way that is more sustainable." - Steve Case

"When I first went to 'National Geographic,' I thought I was the least qualified person to step through the doors. But because of my parents and the culture of continual learning they imposed on us, I later came to believe I was the most qualified person who ever worked there." - Sam Abell

"I stand in the center aisle of the auditorium, a wounded zebra in a National Geographic special, looking for someone, anyone to sit next to. A predator approaches: gray jock buzz cut, whistle around a neck thicker than his head. Probably a social studies teacher, hired to coach a blood sport." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"I grew up in the 'hood around prostitutes, drug dealers, killers, and gangbangers, but I also grew up juxtaposed: On the doorknob outside of our apartment, there was blood from some guy who got shot; but inside, there was National Geographic magazines and encyclopedias and a little library bookshelf situation." - Lupe Fiasco

"I had an insanely long commute - New York to D.C. - when I worked at 'National Geographic.' I hate to waste time, so I spent my time by writing about my life on the premise that I might be able to pitch those as short essays to magazines. It wasn't until later that I realized that I was writing a book." - Charles M Blow

"I don't actually have a one wellspring of inspiration. Though I'm most often inspired while reading - both fiction and nonfiction. I subscribe to National Geographic, Scientific American, Discover, and a slew of other magazines. And it is while reading articles for pleasure and interest that an interesting 'What if?' will pop into my head." - James Rollins

"I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards." - Galen Rowell

"When I was a teenager, I thought maybe I'll be a filmmaker, making film documentaries. My dream when I was a girl was I would be hired by 'National Geographic' or work with David Attenborough, but it didn't happen. I became a model." - Isabella Rossellini

"Of course there is still unexplored terrestrial territory, but most of it is waterlogged. Submersed secret places, such as the Challenger Deep, which today lure hi-tech adventurers like Richard Branson and James Cameron, will undoubtedly provide welcome fodder for 'National Geographic.'" - Seth Shostak

"My only wish would be to have 10 more lives to live on this planet. If that were possible, I'd spend one lifetime each in embryology, genetics, physics, astronomy and geology. The other lifetimes would be as a pianist, backwoodsman, tennis player, or writer for the 'National Geographic.'" - Joseph Murray

"I have a stunt double. His name is Glen Levy, and he has the hardest punch in the world. Seriously - it's actually been recorded by National Geographic. He calls it the Hammer Fist. And he's my stunt double! He makes me look awesome." - Craig Horner

"I feel like Africans are too often portrayed as people on the National Geographic channel: the image is of an African man in a loincloth chasing a gazelle. It's not intentionally racist; I wouldn't call it racist at all. It's a lack of understanding another culture." - Djimon Hounsou

"There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science." - Anton Chekhov

"The happy ending is our national belief." - Mary Mccarthy

"Religion is no more national than conscience." - Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau

"Culture Clash is a national treasure." - Philip Kan Gotanda

"War is the national industry of Prussia." - Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau

"The National Party is a dying party." - Tony Windsor

"National enthusiasm is the nursery of genius." - Henry Tuckerman

"The National League is baseball to me." - Kerry Wood

"We should raise the national minimum wage." - Hillary Clinton

"It has become an ongoing national joke." - Charles Thomson

"It has become an ongoing national joke." - Billy Childish

"National League umpires wear inside chest protesters." - Jerry Coleman

"Overcriminalization has become a national plague." - George Will

"No one can undermine national unity." - Ivica Dacic

"The national team comes before everything." - Lorrie Fair

"I'm doing comedy development at National Lampoon." - Kato Kaelin

"The Internet knows no national borders." - Alan Dershowitz

"National Socialism and Christianity are irreconcilable." - Martin Bormann

"I've been proud to be national champion." - David Millar

"The national deficit is not rising." - Ed Balls

"Every war is a national misfortune." - Helmuth James Graf von Moltke

"Gross National Product is our Holy Grail." - Stewart Udall

"National enthusiasm is the nursery of genius." - Henry Theodore Tuckerman

"Global terror does not respect national boundaries." - Vikas Swarup

"I'm doing comedy development at National Lampoon." - Kato

"Geographic boundaries really begin to disappear with the Internet." - Gregory Stock

"Did you hear about the recently discovered temple in the Sudan ?" I stared at him. "Yeah. I'm a regular reader of National Geographic." Ol' Frankie's brows quirked. "You wield sarcasm, madam, as well as a master swordsman does." "Gee, thanks." I smiled at him and batted my lashes. Quit flirting . Patrick flicked the command into my head. He sounded half-annoyed, half-amused. I'm not flirting. Quit being cute and likeable. An impossible request. I've always been too adorable for words." - Michele Bardsley

"National events determine our ideals, as much as our ideals determine national events." - Jane Addams

"The National Organization of Women is the national organization of witches." - Jerry Falwell

"Modest about our national pride - and inordinately proud of our national modesty." - Ian Hislop

"Political power means the capacity to regulate national life through national representatives." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem that requires a national response" - Tom Allen

"A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing." - Alexander Hamilton

"Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer." - Clementine Paddleford

"Capital in the hands of a national government forms a part of the gross national capital." - Jean-Baptiste Say

"Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem that requires a national response." - Tom Allen

"Let no one ever think for a moment that national debate means national division." - Lyndon B Johnson

"The dissolution of the nation destroys the national religion, and dethrones the national deity." - William Robertson Smith

"Bottom line: A market approach to national defense would give us a lousy national defense." - Timothy Noah

"You can't get closer to the heart of national sovereignty than national security and intelligence services." - Gijs De Vries

"When you say 'state' you mean 'national.' National Socialism. That is what Mussolini and Hitler did. National Socialism. State Capitalism. They've changed the name." - Beck

"The revolution will survive. It does not rely solely on oil for its survival. There is a national will, there is a national idea, a national project." - Hugo Chavez

"I don't think there is a national pasttime. Watching TV is a national pasttime. Really. If there is a national pasttime, it is watching TV." - Michael Lewis

"I have the mohawk,even though people still call it the mohawk I say "I don't wanna be disrespectful to the Mohican Indians but there is a tribe in Africa called the Mandinka warriors." They're in the west coast of Africa in the country of Mali.I was reading National Geographic Magazine back in 1977, and I saw the warrior standing there with his spear and his beads around his neck and whatnot and the stuff on his ankles. That was what gave me the idea, I said "Wow, let me bring respect to them," so basically what I wear is called a Mandinka cut." - Mr T

"Michael Jackson National African American Art Examiner Series" - Aberjhani

"Nobody ever wins the National Open. Somebody loses it." - Bobby Jones

"We beseech [God] to pardon our national and other transgressions..." - George Washington

"Patriotism is the vital condition of national permanence." - George William Curtis

"The university is the last remaining platform for national dissent." - Leon Eisenberg

"FC Barcelona is the national team of Catalonia" - Carles Puyol

"Stupidity is a personal achievement which transcends national boundaries." - Albert Einstein

"National security is the fig leaf against freedom of information." - Ralph Nader

"Heartbreak is the national anthem. We sing it proudly." - Taylor Swift

"The biggest stories in 2005 were the national disasters" - Geraldo Rivera

"Glaciers are almost gone from Glacier National Park" - Donella Meadows

"Chinese national Internet policy is very simple: Block and clone." - Michael Anti

"I will open an era of grand national unity." - Park Geun-hye

"I am not a supporter of buying a national team." - Oliver Bierhoff

"National liberation is necessarily an act of culture" - Amilcar Cabral

"Bless the children, for the national debt is theirs." - Herbert Hoover

"I'm sorry I'm crying again on national television." - Kelly Clarkson

"Golf: The most ... perfect expression of National Stupidity." - Max Beerbohm

"Writer's make national literature, while translators make universal literature." - Jose Saramago

"I'd like to get into the National Guard." - Dan Quayle

"Peace is a national issue, not only government's responsibility." - Ashraf Ghani

"We don't declare war any more; we declare national defense." - Eugene Mccarthy

"Great, I thought. We just blowtorched a national monument." - Rick Riordan

"Everything about my life is about winning a national championship" - Kyle Dake

"Should National Security Issues be decided by a Local Referendum?" - Arun Jaitley

"No sane society chooses to commit national suicide." - John F Kennedy

"We would rather starve than sell our national honor." - Indira Gandhi



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