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"People don't buy plastic and paper, they buy emotions." - Scott Young

"It's hard to get everybody to recycle paper and plastic, let alone." - Richard Karn

"Styrofoam and plastic milk jugs are biodegradable! Do you know what isn't biodegradable? Paper!" - Rush Limbaugh

"Creative power is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form." - Thomas Troward

"It smelled like aging wood and creosote, plastic book covers, and old paper. Old paper, which my mom used to say was the smell of time itself." - Kami Garcia

"Writing a manual forces you to place your thoughts and ideas down on paper." - Tara VanDerveer

"My stockbroker asked me something important today: paper or plastic?" - Jay Leno

"I saw this vision with a beautiful plastic bag in Kensington High Street, ... and then you didn't see the face because he had this blond thing [indicating a sweeping fringe across his face] that was, you know, too much!" - Manolo Blahnik

"It's a plastic surgeon you need, not a doctor" - John Cleese

"Writing is thinking on paper." - William Zinsser

"I could work in the shower if I had plastic paper." - Umberto Eco

"The distinguishing of the strata, or layers, in the embryonic membrane was a turning-point in the study of the history of evolution, and placed later researches in their proper light. A division of the (disc-shaped) embryo into an animal and a plastic part first takes place. In the lower part (the plastic or vegetative layer) are a serous and a vascular layer, each of peculiar organization. In the upper part also (the animal or serous germ-layer) two layers are clearly distinguishable, a flesh-layer and a skin-layer. (1828)" - Karl Ernst von Baer

"Maybe if you spend your life pretending you're on a movie set, you don't ever have to admit that the walls are made out of paper and the food is plastic and the words in your mouth aren't really yours." - Jodi Picoult

"Banning paper and plastic and making shoppers carry their groceries home in their mouths like dogs is just the thing to make a little tin humanist in the Obama West Wing think he's admiral of the Uzbek Navy." - P J Orourke

"A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other." - George Bernard Shaw

"Compare the silent rose of the sun And rain, the blood-rose living in its smell, With this paper, this dust. That states the point." - Wallace Stevens

"I think, on a personal level, everybody, when you go through the checkout line after you get your groceries and they say, 'Paper or plastic?' We should be saying, 'Neither one.' We should have our own cloth bags." - Woody Harrelson

"Against Him those women sin who torment their skin with potions, stain their cheeks with rouge and extend the line of their eyes with black coloring. Doubtless they are dissatisfied with God's plastic skill. In their own persons they convict and censure the Artificer of all things." - Tertullian

"I am all for love, because love fails. You will be surprised - I have my own logic. I am all for love, because love fails. I am not for marriage, because marriage succeeds; it gives you a permanent settlement. And that is the danger: you become satisfied with a toy, you become satisfied with something plastic, artificial, man-made." - Rajneesh

"And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take his automobile and buy all his food in one place and He could save that which was good to eat in the refrigerator and throw away that which had no further use. And soon the earth was covered with plastic bags and aluminum cans and paper plates and disposable bottles and there was nowhere to sit down or walk, and Man shook his head and cried: Look at this Godawful mess." - Art Buchwald

"And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take his automobile and buy all his food in one place and He could save that which was good to eat in the refrigerator and throw away that which had no further use. And soon the earth was covered with plastic bags and aluminum cans and paper plates and disposable bottles and there was nowhere to sit down or walk, and Man shook his head and cried: "Look at this Godawful mess." - Art Buchwald

"To say that these men paid their shillings to watch twenty-two hirelings kick a ball is merely to say that a violin is wood and catgut, that Hamlet is so much paper and ink." - J B Priestley

"I love Los Angeles, and I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic." - Andy Warhol

"It's energy intensification, where we essentially have, through our light bulbs and cars, the manpower of [hundreds of] people working on our behalf, helping our food being created, helping our materials like steel and plastic and wood and paper be created. Our lifestyles are incredibly energy intense." - Bill Gates

"The only way I can get a man to touch me at this age is plastic surgery." - Joan Rivers

"Look, it's very easy to sit here right now with some films in the bank that I like and think I have a shot and feel pretty cocky. But, you know, three years from now, I could very easily be saying, 'Paper or plastic?'" - George Clooney

"As for environmentalism, I'm only an environmentalist by accident. I live in New York, so I bike, and the closest grocery store to me sells organic produce. I also shop with a book bag because I ride a bike, and it's hard to carry the paper or plastic bags." - Jesse Eisenberg

"Ever since I was a girl, I have written about one to five pages every day - on napkins, on scrap paper, in notebooks and tablets, on the walls in my room as a teenager, and in orange paint on the cheap white plastic blinds in my room." - Roseanne Barr

"I dislike landscapes. I only like people, and plastic flowers." - Elliott Erwitt

"Actually, I'm probably 99-and-a-half percent plastic now." - Jason Wu

"Plastic bags are bad and for the most part unnecessary." - David Suzuki

"I can't predict how reading habits will change. But I will say that the greatest loss is the paper archive - no more a great stack of manuscripts, letters, and notebooks from a writer's life, but only a tiny pile of disks, little plastic cookies where once were calligraphic marvels." - Paul Theroux

"Credit or debit cards, for starters, are nothing short of shoppers' Novocain. Even in the age of digital purchases and virtual money, we still attach a special value to dirty paper with pictures of presidents on it. Handing some of that to a cashier simply hurts more than handing over a little sliver of plastic." - Jeffrey Kluger

"Never begin the day until it is finished on paper." - Jim Rohn

"Tailor gang they rolling up those paper planes." - Wiz Khalifa

"Count my own money, see the paper cut fingers?" - Drake

"Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain." - Mary Quant

"You would think I would recycle by the way I found my last chick...cause all she wants is paper or plastic." - Consequence

"The rattle of plastic keys reminds me of a squadron of butterflies failing to fight their way out of a paper bag." - Clive James

"You see how fake it all is. It's not even hard enough to be made out of plastic. It's a paper town." - John Green

"Drawings are only a few lines on paper. Therefore it's easy to carry around in plastic bags. Drawings are cheaper than paintings. They don't pretend they'll last forever." - Marlene Dumas

"I'll tell you what me scares me is plastic. Plastic bags and plastic bottles and these things. Why does my water have to be in a bloody plastic bottle? The landfill and the ocean. And I don't know, I'm just terrified with the proliferation of plastic." - Helen Mirren

"Wives are good on paper, at least. until they turn into harpies with sharp claws and open check books. Then they're kind of frightening. And they put on all kinds of makeup and parade around the street with their shopping cart yelling "Sale on aisle seven!" at anyone who will listen. Their wooden clog sandals make a helluva racket on linoleum tile. Their plastic jewelry clatters like the bones of little children." - Rob Campbell

"As part of our ongoing series of reports on the environment, 'America Goes Green,' we take on the question that can make otherwise competent adults quake with fear. We've all been there. You come to the end of the checkout line and then comes that question: 'Paper or plastic?' For that one brief moment, we grocery buyers are made to feel like the fate of the planet hinges on our decision." - Brian Williams

"My mother tried to kill me when I was a baby. She denied it. She said she thought the plastic bag would keep me fresh." - Bob Monkhouse

"Because there is a law such as gravity, the Universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the Universe exists, why we exist. It is not necessary to invoke God to light the blue touch paper and set the Universe going." - Stephen Hawking

"Paper is no longer a big part of my day. I get 90% of my news online, and when I go to a meeting and want to jot things down, I bring my Tablet PC. It's fully synchronized with my office machine so I have all the files I need." - Bill Gates

"I don't believe men want women to have grotesque plastic surgery or be undernourished and bony. All the plastic surgery in the world can't stop you getting older." - Michelle Pfeiffer

"All this green stuff is great, it's great we don't have plastic bottles or plastic bags and all of that, but how about some great schools?" - Marc Benioff

"Somebody finally has to get out an ad, often after hours. Somebody has to stare at a blank piece of paper. Probably nothing was ever more bleak. This is probably the very height of lonesomeness. He is one person and he is alone" - Fairfax M. Cone

"I am certainly not regenerating French art, but am struggling hard to accomplish something on an unlucky piece of paper which has done me no harm at all, and on which, believe me, I am doing nothing that is good... I hope things will improve eventually; as it is, I am pretty wretched." - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

"Evolution is the law of policies: Darwin said it, Socrates endorsed it, Cuvier proved it and established it for all time in his paper on The Survival of the Fittest. These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution." - Mark Twain

"Anxiety is sort of the opposite of ego. You're so sure you'll do everything wrong you're afraid to do anything at all. It results from over-motivation- leading to errors that lead to an underestimation of one's self. Work out your anxieties on paper and read. This calms the mind." - Robert M Pirsig

"Bury me smilin' with G's in my pocket, Have a party at my funeral let every rapper rock it Let the hoes that I used to know, from way before Kiss me from my head to my toe, Gimme a paper and pen so I can write about my life of sin, Couple bottles of gin, in case I don't get in..." - Tupac Shakur

"Nothing is more disgusting than the crowing about liberty by slaves, as most men are, and the flippant mistaking for freedom of some paper preamble like a Declaration of Independence, or the statute right to vote, by those who have never dared to think or to act." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I met this cowboy with a brown paper hat, paper waistcoat and paper trousers. He was wanted for rustling." - Chic Murray

"Do you ever feel like a plastic bag Drifting throught the wind Wanting to start again Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin Like a house of cards One blow from caving in" - Katy Perry

"Trust me, Joe. You're not a cowboy. The only cows you ever saw as a kid came under a plastic wrap in the grocery store or in a paper wrapped from McDonald"s. (Tee)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Trust me, Joe. You're not a cowboy. The only cows you ever saw as a kid came under a plastic wrap in the grocery store or in a paper wrapped from McDonald's. (Tee)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"When you're making a purchasing decision around an appliance or a car or a home, that's when to take the environment into mind, but don't dwell so much on paper versus plastic." - Chip Giller

"Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is not what I meant to invent. I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars." - Leo Baekeland

"And remember people: you might not be plastic, but you are fantastic!" - Louis Tomlinson

"Don't treat your heart like an action figure wrapped in plastic and never used." - Amy Poehler

"So watchful Bruin forms with plastic care, Each growing lump and brings it to a bear." - Alexander Pope

"By the unification of architecture, sculpture and painting a new plastic reality will be created." - Piet Mondrian

"We affirm depth as the only pictorial and plastic form of space." - Naum Gabo

"Do you know how many plastic surgeries are done to the actors and actresses in Hollywood?" - Joseph Jackson

"The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection." - Guillaume Apollinaire

"As a director, I have to feel realism from actors, and they can't be plastic." - Tommy Wiseau

"I have never had plastic surgery, and there are many pop singers who have." - Lady Gaga

"Any system or blueprint for success is better than none at all. Think on paper." - Brian Tracy

"I still have my laptop but I haven't used it. I'm a paper man, not electronic." - Carlos Slim

"A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark." - Robert A Heinlein

"All the things paper-thin and paper-frail, and all the people too." - John Green

"Paper is my best friend and paper seller is my worst friend!" - Javad Alizadeh

"Peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings." - John F Kennedy

"Apart from their other characteristics, the outstanding thing about China's 600 million people is that they are "poor and blank". This may seem a bad thing, but in reality it is a good thing. Poverty gives rise to the desire for changes the desire for action and the desire for revolution. On a blank sheet of paper free from any mark, the freshest and most beautiful characters can be written; the freshest and most beautiful pictures can be painted." - Mao Zedong

"Patriotism threatens free speech with death. It is infuriated by thoughtful hesitation, constructive criticism of our leaders and pleas for peace. It despises people of foreign birth. It has specifically blamed homosexuals, feminists and the American Civil Liberties Union. In other words, the American flag stands for intimidation, censorship, violence, bigotry, sexism, homophobia and shoving the Constitution through a paper shredder. Whom are we calling terrorists here?" - Barbara Kingsolver

"For years I walked around with the phrase "Green River" because I had seen that on a soda fountain drink when I was probably 8 or 9 years old, and I went, 'Gee, I like that.' Another one was "Lodi", which I thought sounded really cool. I got this cheap little empty plastic notebook at my local drugstore, and bought a little slab of filler paper and the very first title I wrote in it was "Proud Mary". I had no idea what that title meant." - John Fogerty

"[M]y work, which I've done for a long time, was not pursued in order to gain the praise I now enjoy, but chiefly from a craving after knowledge, which I notice resides in me more than in most other men. And therewithal, whenever I found out anything remarkable, I have thought it my duty to put down my discovery on paper, so that all ingenious people might be informed thereof." - Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek

"All it takes is to pick up that one piece of trash you pass everyday on your way to work. Or to turn the water faucet off when you're brushing your teeth from afar. Or to compost. Or to buy 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper. Or to utilize vintage stores and secondhand markets. Or to fully devote yourself to only buying vegetables from local sources. It is remarkably easy to incorporate sustainable choices into our everyday, busy lives." - Shailene Woodley

"Yes, I've made a great deal of dough from my fiction, but I never set a single word down on paper with the thought of being paid for it ... I have written because it fulfilled me ... I did it for the buzz. I did it for the pure joy of the thing. And if you can do it for joy, you can do it forever." - Stephen King

"Lawyers love paper. They eat, sleep and dream paper. They turn paper into gold, and their files are colorful and their language neoclassical and calli-graphically bewigged." - Karl Shapiro

"Lawyers love paper. They eat, sleep and dream paper. They turn paper into gold, and their files are colorful and their language neoclassical and calligraphically bewigged." - Karl Shapiro

"The transistor was a small plastic unit that would take us from a world of static bricks piled on top of each other to a world where everything was interactive." - Ayah Bdeir

"The passion of self-aggrandizement is persistent but plastic; it will never disappear from a vigorous mind, but may become morally higher by attaching itself to a larger conception of what constitutes the self." - Charles Horton Cooley

"Provide me with ink and paper and I will write." - Edmund Campion

"The air smelled of paper and dust and years." - George R R Martin

"Everything affects my poetry, every day something happens that changes me forever. I'm susceptible and plastic, thin-skinned and moody." - Richard Siken

"Everything affects my poetry, every day something happens that changes me forever. I'm susceptible and plastic, thin-skinned and moody." - Richard Siken

"Everyone has a view of what's pretty and what's not pretty, and [plastic surgery] just doesn't look pretty to me." - Heidi Klum

"Everyone has a view of what's pretty and what's not pretty, and [plastic surgery] just does' look pretty to me." - Heidi Klum

"I once wrote a song so beautiful that I myself couldn't sing it. It's called Plastic Government Cheese Swan, and it's about how the world is plastic and full of government cheese swans." - Thom Yorke

"To experience visually, and to transform our visual experience into plastic terms, requires the faculty of empathy." - Hans Hofmann

"Marriage is a plastic flower - marriage is an institution. And who wants to live in an institution?" - Rajneesh

"I lent a friend of mine $10,000 for plastic surgery and now I don't know what he looks like." - Emo Philips

"We need anything politically important rationed out like Pez: small, sweet, and coming out of a funny, plastic head." - Dennis Miller

"You cannot powder away what botox can fix. My name is Tamar, and I am for plastic surgery." - Tamar Braxton

"Pedal faster! Come on, there are crocodiles in this water and I hear they'll eat anything - even plastic!" - Chris Pontius

"Life is half delicious yogurt, half crap, and your job is to keep the plastic spoon in the yogurt." - Scott Adams

"If you've got more ambiguous characters or stock stereotypes, the plastic comes through and they don't work as well." - Bill Watterson

"Record labels have enjoyed a 100-year monopoly of selling plastic and now they're up against a different format." - Ian Mackaye

"Imagine having journalists in your own home and not even covering the furniture with plastic sheets first." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Everything in Los Angeles is too large, too loud and usually banal in concept... The plastic asshole of the world." - William Faulkner

"If you choose to be Frankenstein with Botox and plastic surgery, you've bought your own private mask." - Frances Conroy

"Some records with drum machines on them sound phony and plastic. It all depends on how you use the tools." - Don Henley

"I have not had any plastic surgery in any shape or form. No implants. And my hair is not dyed." - Pierce Brosnan

"A rustic setting always suggests fantasy; to suggest science fiction, you need sheet metal and plastic. You need rivets." - Orson Scott Card

"One of the criticisms we get is, Does the world need more plastic crap? But you have to look beyond the plastic crap, to the design, to the experience, to the empowering nature of the MakerBot and the community." - Bre Pettis

"The beauty of a plastic work is, above all, plastic; and an art always degenerates when, discarding its own peculiar means for exciting interest, it borrows those of another art." - Hippolyte Taine

"Researches reported that they developed a self-healing plastic that repairs itself if cracked. The plastic will change the way airplanes are built and medicine is practiced. In a related story, Joan Rivers will never die." - Tina Fey

"If you go out to Hollywood you'll find a lot of fantastic plastic people there in the business and a lot of people in life generally. They find it so hard to be themselves that they have to be plastic." - Jimmy Cliff

"I haven't had any plastic surgery - despite what people think, this is my nose. I have had Restylane and Botox, but I don't think of that as plastic surgery any more." - Tom Ford

"One of the criticisms we get is, 'Does the world need more plastic crap?' But you have to look beyond the plastic crap, to the design, to the experience, to the empowering nature of the MakerBot and the community." - Bre Pettis

"With a pencil and paper, I could revise the world." - Alison Lurie

"Who knew paper and ink could be so vicious" - Kathryn Stockett

"The line between education and brainwashing is paper thin" - Yana Toboso

"Time kept on and on like the cheapest toilet paper." - Porochista Khakpour

"Don't misuse the pencil and don't torment the paper." - Uri Shulevitz

"Don't think and then write it down. Think on paper." - Harry Kemelman

"Sure, go ahead, simulate life, using only ink and paper." - Michael Cunningham

"Do' misuse the pencil and do' torment the paper." - Uri Shulevitz

"Set your goals to paper and you are halfway there!" - Don Ward

"My children were all made from paper and printer's ink..." - Cornelia Funke

"I always have pen and paper with me." - Miller Williams

"I've found that I snack less and concentrate better when I chew on a plastic stirrer - the kind that you get to stir your to-go coffee. I picked up this habit from my husband, who loves to chew on things. His favorite chew-toy is a plastic pen top, and gnawed pen tops and little bits of plastic litter our apartment." - Gretchen Rubin

"I never threw away that paper with my Grammy speech because I haven't hit the pinnacles I plan to reach." - Drake

"When the loo paper gets thicker and the writing paper thinner, it's always a bad sign, at home." - Nancy Mitford

"The big money in booms is always made first by the public - on paper. And it remains on paper." - Edwin Lefevre

"The drawing is already partly there - it's in the paper. And the paper is talking before you do." - Richard Artschwager

"The Bible is the written word of God, and because it is written it is confined and limited by the necessities of ink and paper and leather. The Voice of God, however, is alive and free as the sovereign God is free. 'The words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.' The life is in the speaking words. God's word in the Bible can have power only because it corresponds to God's Word in the universe. It is the present Voice which makes the written word powerful. Otherwise it would lie locked in slumber within the covers of a book." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Weve become a plastic society." - Bill Janklow

"We've become a plastic society." - Bill Janklow

"My characters are not plastic." - Karen Kingsbury

"There's definitely a lot of trash that comes with the prize of being famous. It's a nice gift, but there's a lot of wrapping and paper and junk to cut through. Back then, when a movie came out and people saw you on the street, their reaction was so supercharged that it was scary. It would frighten other people. It used to really rattle me. I mean, everybody would love to have their clothes torn off by a mob of girls, but being screamed at is different." - Bill Murray

"We are not to make the Torah into God Himself, nor the Bible into a "paper pope." The Bible is only the result of the Word of God. We can experience the return of the Word of God in the here and now, the perpetual return of the actual, living, indisputable Word of God that makes possible the act of witnessing, but we should never think of the Bible as any sort of talisman or oracle constantly at our disposal that we need only open and read to be in relation to the Word of God and God Himself." - Jacques Ellul

"My most prized possession was my lanyard of Lip Smackers I tore it out of the confines of the paper package, which read "all the flavor of being a girl.".. In the car, I draped the black lanyard around my neck with a single green plastic balm dangling. I proudly dangled my girlhood in all its fruitiness. It cost only $2.99." - Janet Mock

"When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty. It may not sound nice to some bunch of little old ladies at an afternoon tea party, but it helps my soldiers to remember. You can't run an army without profanity; and it has to be eloquent profanity. An army without profanity couldn't fight its way out of a piss-soaked paper bag. ... As for the types of comments I make, sometimes I just, By God, get carried away with my own eloquence." - George S Patton

"Unfortunately, most products are full of plastic and silicones and parabens and things that are really not good for us but they give that silky finish." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless extravagance." - Tove Jansson

"I'm afraid to start plastic surgery. And my breasts are so versatile now, I can wear them down, up, and side to side." - Cybill Shepherd

"Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form." - Thomas Troward

"In this era of affluence and of permissiveness, we have, in all but cultural areas, bred a nation of overprivileged youngsters, saturated with vitamins, television and plastic toys." - Judith Crist

"I see sad crushed plastic everywhere and put some thoughts composed of words that do not belong together together and feel a little digital hope." - Matthew Zapruder

"I bought [John Lennon's] 'Plastic Ono Band,' and I listened to it over and over for months. It's a monumental work of genius..." - Lenny Kravitz

"Try to cut down drastically on plastic. Recycle. Use less energy and more renewable energy. We can all live better by doing better for ourselves and the sea!" - Carl Safina

"Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry." - Friedrich Schlegel

"Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Every real form is a world. And any plastic surface is more alive than a face from which stares a pair of eyes and a smile." - Kazimir Malevich

"Mind alone remains stable, and watches the chaos of phenomena, and knows that there is a plastic unity of existence - a changeless harmony - behind the everchanging." - Lawren Harris



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