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Vacuums Quotes


"Just as nature abhors a vacuum, humans resist change. Change will occur; vacuums will be filled." - Nikki Giovanni

"We don't grow up in vacuums. We grow up in societies." - Asne Seierstad

"Nature abhors a lot of things, including vacuums, ships called the Marie Celeste, and the chuck keys for electric drills." - Terry Pratchett

"Apartments are getting smaller on a whole. Houses are getting smaller. People don't need great big vacuums anymore." - James Dyson

"Cordless vacuums are designed for quick jobs, but you need enough power to do the job; you don't want the power waning over time." - James Dyson

"There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums." - Michael J Fox

"The way innovating companies are designed leaves ambiguities, overlaps, decision conflicts or decision vacuums in some parts of the organisation. People rail at this, curse it-and invent innovative ways to overcome it." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Extreme weather events continue to grow more frequent and intense in rich and poor countries alike, not only devastating lives, but also infrastructure, institutions, and budgets - an unholy brew which can create dangerous security vacuums." - Ban Ki-moon

"There is one living organism, called a tardigrade, that has survived the five great mass extinctions on Earth, and it can survive in vacuums in space and boiling hot water and freezing subzero temperatures." - Alycia Debnam Carey

"A [news] magazine printed a [photo-illustration] of me in a ball gown holding a vacuum cleaner, saying I started a company. Last time I checked, I'm not selling vacuums. It was very sexist." - Reese Witherspoon

"I have no fresh-from-the-oven mother-daughter recollections - only the daily creaking of cans being opened and the sucking sound of gelatinous vegetables splurting from their tin-encased vacuums. Her kitchen was filled with smoke and impatience. ... And so I grew up finding my own path, frying what could not be boiled, winging my way through life without recipes." - Patricia J. Williams

"Writing fiction is an inherently political activity because people-even imaginary ones-do not live in vacuums... From Twilight to Romeo and Juliet to The Little Mermaid, no work of the imagination is truly apolitical, because the world and our hopes for it are always part of our stories." - John Green

"To go against gangs or drugs is meaningless unless this is mostly done by filling in the empties, the vacuums, and stop the neglect and harm we do as detached, mean, irresponsible adults and communities. The answer is in our hands." - Luis J. Rodriguez

"I was living in a small town in Indiana working as a telemarketer and a vacuum salesman. I was really bad: the vacuums seemed to always be falling apart. Every time I did a demonstration, I'd say, 'This is the material the astronauts used on Apollo 13.' And no sooner had that come out of my mouth, something would malfunction." - Adam Driver