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Urban Setting Quotes


"Worry is negative goal setting." - Brian Tracy

"Normal' is a dryer setting." - Elizabeth Moon

"I don't regret setting bombs." - Bill Ayers

"33% of urban traffic is actively seeking a parking space." - Donald Shoup

"I have my own production company called Urban Dreams." - Chaske Spencer

"Well, I have an idea, usually a visual image of some sort. A setting. A particular, I don't know, urban scene, a particular time of day. Something that grips my imagination for some reason." - Philip Pullman

"We're setting up an urban farm for kids on more than 20 acres in New Orleans. We want to make this a world-class educational center for the community." - Emeril Lagasse

"The building of publicly funded stadiums has become a substitue for anything resembling an urban policy." - Dave Zirin

"The Six Faces of the FUTURE are: Fast, Urban, Tribal, Universal, Radical and Ethical" - Patrick Dixon

"We need above all, I think, a certain remoteness from urban confusion." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

"The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man." - Marshall Mcluhan

"I'm a massive shopper. Topshop, Urban Outfitters - I'm pretty at home on the high street." - Sophie Mcshera

"I love Urban Fantasy, even though I'm inevitably compared to 'Supernatural,' only a little more edgy." - Rob Thurman

"We make no apologies for setting high standards." - Nancy L. Zimpher

"Modesty is a diamond setting to female beauty." - Fanny Kemble

"Vulgarity is setting store by the things which are seen." - Sydney, Lady Morgan

"Pray for divine guidance in your goal setting" - M Russell Ballard

"Into the field of Yellow flowers The red setting sun!" - Soseki Natsume

"Setting down in writing, is a lasting memory." - Henry Fielding

"Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem" - Jane Porter

"More people worship the rising than the setting sun" - Pompey

"Egos appear by setting themselves apart from other egos." - Martin Buber

"fast food place is a naturally creepy setting." - Jane Espenson

"Civilization is the process of setting man free from men." - Ayn Rand

"Men shut their doors against a setting sun." - William Shakespeare

"I grew up in Houston, in a pretty urbane setting." - Mireille Enos

"It's exciting setting goals and moving forward with them." - Amber Frey

"Beauty is an evil in an ivory setting." - Theocritus

"Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem." - Jane Porter

"Setting a good example is truly the most effective means of communication - and setting a poor one is disastrous!" - Jan Carlzon

"The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Most of my books are set in the American Midwest, where I have always lived. Midwesterners are lovely, down-to-earth people. The luxury of choosing this region as a setting is the endless supply of seasonal change images that accompany it; in addition to, the wide variety of settings, urban and rural, to choose from." - Leigh Michaels

"I remember going to Shibe Park, Connie Mack, when I was a kid with my dad and my mom. I felt more neighborhood-esque. And I like the idea, and I love the new downtown ballparks. I love when the venue is situated in a vibrant part of the urban setting." - Joe Maddon

"Europe is a very different place from my native country of Colombia and my children are growing up in a very urban setting which is nothing like when I was growing up and would be able to play barefoot in the street. But we have a very good life." - Shakira

"There are so many fantastic stories and I want to bring Thor and Odin and the other gods into the modern world, just like I did with the Greeks and 'Percy Jackson.' I'll give the books an urban setting and have young people interacting with the Norse gods." - Rick Riordan

"Congratulations to Ohio State, your new college football champions. Coach Urban Meyer may be the greatest football coach of all time. Don't confuse him with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. That's urban quagmire." - David Letterman

"Urbanization is not about simply increasing the number of urban residents or expanding the area of cities. More importantly, it's about a complete change from rural to urban style in terms of industry structure, employment, living environment and social security." - Li Keqiang

"Members of the Academy are mostly urban people. We are an urban nation. We are not a rural nation. It's not easy even to get a rural story made." - Larry Mcmurtry

"Urban nature is like living with mass conditions. It sometimes feels like a myth & you are its scribe." - Eileen Myles

"His [Donald Trump] urban policy is stop and frisk, law and order. And we need investment and development." - Jesse Jackson

"I've always been interested in fashion, and Urban Outfitters presented me with a huge opportunity to pursue that interest." - Bethany Cosentino

"As soon as we get out of our urban shell, we're still at the mercy of nature as individuals." - Julia Kent

"Racial injustice, war, urban blight, and environmental rape have a common denominator in our exploitative economic system." - Channing E. Phillips

"Urban nature is like living with mass conditions. It sometimes feels like a myth & you are its scribe." - Eileen Myles

"The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards." - Irving Babbitt

"Australia has an economic interest in ensuring our cities have 21st century urban rail transport to reduce traffic congestion." - Anthony Albanese

"I don't spend a lot of time in nature. Probably less than most people that live in urban Texas." - Shane Carruth

"I'm not an urban person." - David Guterson

"Most educated Indians are bilingual. Amongst the urban elite though, there is a disdain for regional languages. That's unfortunate." - Amish Tripathi

"Most people don't know how underpaid and often ill-equipped urban fire departments are across North America." - Denis Leary

"A lot of people have read the Mira Grant books who are not urban fantasy readers, and they would never have picked up a book with an urban fantasist's name on the cover, but then they go on to read my urban fantasy and like it." - Seanan Mcguire

"Glory consists of two parts: the one in setting too great a value upon ourselves, and the other in setting too little a value upon others." - Michel De Montaigne

"Everybody has values. Now, you know it may be formed in a secular setting, it may be formed in an intellectual setting, but everybody comes forward with values." - Sam Brownback

"God has no intention of setting a limit to the efforts of man to conquer space." - Pope Pius XII

"Philosophers are in the habit of setting themselves before life and experience." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Any essayist setting out on a frail apparatus of notings and jottings is a brave person." - Diane Johnson

"Excellence isn't about meeting the spec, it's about setting the spec." - Seth Godin

"The world is content with setting right the surface of things." - John Henry Newman

"Action or inaction are both forms of leadership and standard setting." - Seth Godin

"I believe in always having goals, and always setting them high." - Sam Walton

"By setting up Berkshire Hathaway, Warren has done everything very rationally." - Walter Schloss

"We live under the sun, but our destiny is beyond its rising and setting." - David Jeremiah

"Most social acts have to be understood in their setting, and lose meaning if isolated." - Solomon Asch

"If you believe in love, you're setting yourself up to be disappointed." - Candace Bushnell

"When you depend on another's perceptions to match your expectations, you're setting yourself up for disappointment." - David Cottrell

"A good organizer is a social arsonist who goes around setting people on fire." - Fred Ross

"You shouldn't reward me for endangering your life, you know. Think of the precedent you're setting." - Rainbow Rowell

"May God be gracious to each lonely one who walks in silence towards the setting sun." - Anonymous

"Frail empire of a day! That with the setting sun extinct is lost." - William Somervile

"The sun when setting makes the increasing shadows twice as large." - Virgil

"Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means." - Albert Einstein

"And, lo! in the dark east, expanded high, The rainbow brightens to the setting Sun." - James Beattie

"The only way of setting the will free is to deliver it from wilfulness." - A.W. Hare

"Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which strengthens with the setting sun of life." - Jean De La Fontaine

"We would oppose the turning of the planet and refuse the setting of the sun." - Dave Eggers

"I personally subscribe to the belief that normal is just a setting on the dryer." - Jodi Picoult

"Doing justice to the work is your task, not setting a world record." - Seth Godin

"When setting out on a journey do not seek advice from someone who never left home" - Rumi

"I've always been an independent person, but that independence was in the setting of security" - Patricia Heaton

"Some men ease themselves like setting hens into the nest of death." - John Steinbeck

"If you set a good example you need not worry about setting rules." - Lee Iacocca

"We tend to take on the coloration of the setting in which we find ourselves." - Harold S. Kushner

"Goal setting is fine if you want to be the warrior archetype." - Wayne Dyer

"Modest expression is a beautiful setting to the diamond of talent and genius." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Nothing is less forgiven than setting Patterns Men have no mind to follow." - George Savile

"Despair is the price one pays for setting onself an impossible aim." - Graham Greene

"Behold him setting in his western skies, The shadows lengthening as the vapours rise." - John Dryden

"Setting goals that have already been achieved is a cop-out." - Gerry Lindgren

"Despair is the price one pays for setting himself an impossible aim." - Graham Greene

"Too many people are setting up ways to raise money that are questionable." - Joe Vitale

"Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself on an impossible aim." - Graham Greene

"Forgiveness is setting the prisoner free, only to find out that the prisoner was me." - Corrie Ten Boom

"Learn all you can. Growth comes from setting your goals high and reaching for the stars." - Spencer W. Kimball

"Although goal setting can clearly be overdone, only a few people are overly involved with goals and goal setting; most people do far too little goal setting, including the reflecting that precedes the setting of such goals. Too many marriages have financial goals but not other explicit goals. Yet the gospel is certainly goal-oriented." - Neal A Maxwell

"I advocate the abolition of all religions, without setting up anything new of the kind." - Richard Carlile

"Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible." - Tony Robbins

"I'm really trying to stop setting my plays in this one fictional town in Vermont." - Annie Baker

"Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age." - William Feather

"How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else." - R Buckminster Fuller

"I just feel that the only power I have is setting a good example." - Geri Halliwell

"You can't stop change any more than you can stop the suns from setting." - Shmi Skywalker

"Nothing is less forgiven than setting Patterns Men have no mind to follow." - Jimmy Savile

"I don't think the jet-setting life is really for most people." - Jim Parsons

"I had no intention of pursuing either the characters or the setting further." - Stephen R Donaldson

"Setting people to spy on one another is not the way to protect freedom." - Tommy Douglas

"Dick Van Dyke spent most of his time setting everybody else up." - Dave Foley

"Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life." - Jean De La Fontaine

"Ever notice how irons have a setting for permanent press? I don't get it." - Steven Wright

"I think that a church should be setting the pace for social justice." - Max Lucado

"Setting too good an Example is a Kind of slander seldom forgiven." - Benjamin Franklin

"When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment." - Ryan Reynolds

"Spreading the wealth punishes success while setting America on course for a greater dependency on government." - Rick Perry

"Everything we did we were setting the tone for the world." - Steve Wozniak

"I hope our hopes and aspirations are bigger than setting records." - Drew Brees

"When setting a long-term goal, find the pace necessary to achieve it." - Rickson Gracie

"A stage setting is not a background; it is an environment." - Robert Edmond Jones

"I'm finishing building a house and setting up a shop to build custom electronical musical instruments." - Robert Moog

"The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease." - Marianne Moore

"A sea setting us upon the ice has brought us close to danger." - Henry Hudson

"Perhaps I can also add something about the rural setting of Remember You're a One-Ball! The countryside is a place - in mythological and perhaps in very real terms - of mixed innocence and sin. It is seen by townsfolk as idyllic, lazy, free of urban crime and social problems. But those who grow up in the country can tell stories that often surprise those who grow up in the towns." - Quentin S. Crisp

"I hope to focus on what I'm passionate about because I think I'd do them best job on them - education, urban education, women and children's issues and literacy," - Jenna Bush

"[Children should contribute] to a family's essential survival and happiness. [In] an urban society, children are ... robbed of the opportunity to do genuinely responsible work." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"I read more books for research purposes, whether its a fictionalized biography of Johannes Gutenberg or a stack of urban fantasies." - Jim C Hines

"Each of us-adult or child-must earn nature's gift by knowing nature directly, however difficult it may be to glean that knowledge in an urban environment." - Richard Louv

"Urban public space is a stage for viewing the field of graphic design in its diversity. A mix of voices, from advertising to activism, compete for visibility." - Ellen Lupton

"Pulp Fiction is a, uh, gritty, urban satire. Pump Friction is a uh-uh, a bunch of uh, dudes and ladies having dirty sex." - Norm Macdonald

"This whole urban rap thing needs to be pulled back some. The ghetto is being glorified, and there's nothing good about the ghetto except getting out of one." - Franklyn Ajaye

"I'm a kid from New York, so urban life reflected into art and music was around me and accessible and tangible." - Zoe Saldana

"Urban design is where the number are and easy size of installation plus the fast lessons to extend out to larger design acreage." - Geoff Lawton

"Today, one of the most powerful religions in the Western World is environmentalism. Environmentalism seems to be the religion of choice for urban atheists." - Michael Crichton

"I have an urban background, but I need melody, I need a song, so I try to mix and match and keep it fluid." - Negash Ali

"I have a very pop voice, but there's so much of me I associate mostly with urban music, so I try to blend the two." - Aubrey Oday

"As people talk, text and browse, telecommunication networks are capturing urban flows in real time and crystallizing them as Google's traffic congestion maps." - Carlo Ratti

"Less cars on the road means productivity and jobs growth, as it allows for the more efficient movement of goods and services and encourages greater urban population density." - Anthony Albanese

"Preventing global warming from becoming a planetary catastrophe may take something even more drastic than renewable energy, superefficient urban design, and global carbon taxes." - Jamais Cascio

"Canada can be tough for urban music." - Melanie Fiona

"I never realised that the Edinburgh skyline was so interesting - it's gothic and very urban and there's a lot of church spires and old brownstone buildings." - Jamie Bell

"Many health care providers, particularly physicians in rural and urban areas, are leaving the Government programs because of inadequate reimbursement rates." - Ron Wyden

"The city of Cork - the urban center, where all the shops and bars and everything are - is actually an island, a river island." - John Jeremiah Sullivan

"No place is perfect, but I admire Oahu for its offering of the tropical and the urban, and then its Asian-inflected culture and cuisines." - Changrae Lee

"I hope to focus on what I'm passionate about because I think I'd do them best job on them - education, urban education, women and children's issues and literacy." - Jenna Bush

"The jarring change going from an urban environment to an extremely remote natural environment is extremely inspiring. It's constantly stimulating, it's like a slap in the face." - Carter Burwell

"We've gone through the urban renewal cycle in the '60s and '70s that really did a lot of damage to the fabric of urban life - neighborhoods bulldozed and highways pushed through, and all that kind of stuff that really destroyed the kind of social underpinning and the kind of mom and pop stores and all the stuff that makes a community viable." - David Byrne

"It isn't the thing you do, dear, it's the thing you leave undone which gives you a bit of heartache at the setting at the setting of the sun." - Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

"Goal setting is the most important aspect of all improvement and personal development plans. Confidence is important, determination is vital, certain personality traits contribute to success, but they all come into focus in goal setting." - Paul J Meyer

"With all do respect, senator, I don't think this is an appropriate setting for me to discuss that issue. I'd be more than glad to come back in an appropriate setting to discuss the issues that you have raised." - Eric Holder

"Your first ritual that you do during the day is the highest leveraged ritual, by far, because it has the effect of setting your mind, and setting the context, for the rest of your day." - Eben Pagan

"World peace comes about when each individual lives in a peaceful setting. Likewise, when each individual lives in a peaceful setting, it means that world peace has been realized." - Masahisa Goi

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." - Michelangelo

"The love we most cherish will, of necessity, bring us pain. Because that love is like the setting of a body with broken bones. But I want to stage the setting. I want to direct all scenes." - Rebecca Wells



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