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X Ray Quotes


"By showing a picture, you're showing an x-ray of your heart." - Ralph Steiner

"He wished he had some kind of X-ray vision for the human heart." - Kim Edwards

"The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time." - Stella Adler

"The shoe is very much an X-ray of social comportment." - Christian Louboutin

"Poetry = Anger x Imagination" - Sherman Alexie

"Anyone got X-ray vision?I asked, trying to smile. Where is Superman when you need him?" - Charlaine Harris

"The colder the X-ray table, the more of your body is required to be on it." - Steven Wright

"There is more in this heaven and earth than what the scientist knows and is revealed in the x-ray." - Ray Davies

"A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic sounds was opened up by X-ray photography." - Roman Jakobson

"Mozart's music is like an X-ray of your soul - it shows what is there, and what isn't." - Isaac Stern

"I love X-Games music." - Jon Anderson

"Thou living ray of intellectual fire." - William Falconer

"I saw Ray Charles at Massey Hall." - Robbie Robertson

"There are no objective tests in psychiatry-no X-ray, laboratory, or exam finding that says definitively that someone does or does not have a mental disorder." - Allen Frances

"X-Ray crystallography is nowadays an accurate and rapid method of determining conformation in the crystal lattice, which conformation usually corresponds to the preferred conformation in solution." - Derek Harold Richard Barton

"I just went to the doctor today, I got a chest X-ray of my lungs and discovered that my breasts are uneven." - Jennifer Lawrence

"I found, and find, the scrutiny of Dr. Lecter uncomfortable, intrusive, like the humming of your thoughts when they x-ray your head." - Thomas Harris

"Ninety isn't old. You're old when your doctor doesn't X-ray you any more - he just holds you up to the light!" - Red Buttons

"For me photography was the means to the end, but they made it the most important thing. (On the discovery of X-ray photography.)" - Wilhelm Rontgen

"Osama's dead. Why is the terror alert elevated or imminent? Why not chill? Can't I just fly, keep my shoes on and avoid X-ray-fueled testicular cancer?" - Christopher Titus

"You can't invent yourself as you maunder on. Your fabrications aren't going to impress the blood test, the urinalysis or the chest X-ray. Science is not amused." - John Leonard

"When you no longer know what headache, heartache, or stomachache means without cistern punctures, electrocardiograms and six x-ray plates, you are slipping." - Martin H Fischer

"Too many radiologists still believe there is a risk from a chest x-ray. Few radiologists can explain radiation to the patient in words the patient can understand." - John Cameron

"X-Ray crystallography is nowadays an accurate and rapid method of determining conformation in the crystal lattice, which conformation usually corresponds to the preferred conformation in solution." - Derek Harold Richard Bart

"This work made me more and more interested in biological matter, and I decided that I really wanted to work on the X-ray analysis of biological molecules." - Aaron Klug

"There is no doubt that I, also, had long been aware of the problem, i.e. producing X-ray interferences, before the inherent difficulties had finally been surmounted." - Max Von Laue

"David Icke reminded me of Malcolm X." - Alice Walker

"Over the past 50 years we got versions of X-ray specs and space vacations, and even death rays. But the X-ray specs don't fit on your face - they're big things that screen your luggage for guns. Space vacations are real, but they cost $20 million. We have death rays, but you have to be a triple Ph.D. to play with them." - Daniel H Wilson

"7 x 7 + love = An amount Infinitely above: 7 x 7 - love." - Langston Hughes

"Someone once said there was a comparison between Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Ray Robinson. Believe me, there's no comparison. Sugar Ray Robinson was the greatest." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"Ray Gomez is truly an unsung hero in American music." - Stanley Clarke

"Steals timidly away, Shrinking as violets do in summer's ray." - Thomas Moore

"Theres always next year, ... except, you know, for Ray Romano." - Tony Shalhoub

"I'm the ghetto Martha Stewart, the black Rachel Ray." - Coolio

"Once Ray was a Ewing, all the problems were solved." - Steve Kanaly

"I would've done anything to work with Satyajit Ray." - Nimrat Kaur

"Give it up for Ray Charles and his beautiful legacy. And thank you, Ray Charles for living." - Jamie Foxx

"I first met the subject of X-ray diffraction of crystals in the pages of the book W. H. Bragg wrote for school children in 1925, Concerning the Nature of Things." - Dorothy Hodgkin

"As a scientist Miss [Rosalind] Franklin was distinguished by extreme clarity and perfection in everything she undertook. Her photographs are among the most beautiful X-ray photographs of any substance ever taken." - John Desmond Bernal

"We ordinary people might lack your great speed or your X-Ray vision, Superman, but never underestimate the power of the human mind. We carry the most dangerous weapon on Earth inside these thick skulls of ours." - Mark Millar

"When I first started studying Greek, one of my absolute favorite parts was realizing that so many English words had these old, secret roots. Learning Greek was like being given a super-power: linguistic x-ray vision." - Madeline Miller

"A great advantage of X-ray analysis as a method of chemical structure analysis is its power to show some totally unexpected and surprising structure with, at the same time, complete certainty." - Dorothy Hodgkin

"Gauguin flew into a frenzy! He held my head under the X-ray machine for ten straight minutes and for several hours after I could not blink my eyes in unison." - "If The Impressionists Had Been Dentists" - Woody Allen

"...My sister Doreena who never lifted a royal finger growing up because she had the heart defect that we later found out was a fly on the X-ray machine." - Kathryn Stockett

"I'm a vampire, idiot. I don't have x-ray vision." "Some supernatural monster you are, remind me to trade you in for a werewolf, bro. Probably be more useful right now." - Rachel Caine

"The writer cannot be a mere storyteller; he cannot be a mere teacher; he cannot merely X-ray society's weaknesses, its ills, its perils. He or she must be actively involved shaping its present and its future." - Ken Saro-Wiwa

"Writing an autobiography, usually thought of as a looking back, can just as well be a looking across or through, with the passing of time giving an X-ray quality to the eye." - Janet Frame

"The writer cannot be a mere storyteller; he cannot be a mere teacher; he cannot merely X-ray society's weaknesses, its ills, its perils. He or she must be actively involved shaping its present and its future." - Ken Saro-Wiwa

"No hope. And the X-ray photographs under his arm Confirm the message. His wife stands timidly by. The opposite brick-built house looks lofty and calm, Its chimneys steady against the mackerel sky." - John Betjeman

"I went to the airport, I put my bag in the x-ray machine, I found out my bag has cancer. It only has six more months to hold stuff." - Mitch Hedberg

"There is a mystique about psychiatry that people think that you have some kind of a magical lens, you know, Superman's X-ray vision into the soul. One of the reasons I left psychiatry is that I didn't believe that." - Charles Krauthammer

"She came up with a whole way of doing fluoroscopy, which is kind of like a live version of X-ray, so that she could see the heart as it worked, not frozen in a picture." - Mary Stuart Masterson

"No, people back home don't realize why there is this kind of need for heroes in America at the moment. People in Britain don't really understand what's going on here. They don't understand why Camp X-ray exists." - Jon Ronson

"My best friend in medical school was a magician. And we were shown an X-ray of a sword-swallower, and I tried it and failed. Then I got a sword-swallower as a patient, and he taught me." - Hans Rosling

"I'd get to within a yard of that door you walk through and the thing would go mad. I used to carry an X-ray in my briefcase, to show them. But I had all the metal taken out." - Barry Sheene

"I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green." - Nicolas Cage

"As an actor, if you're just sitting and staring and you don't know who you are in your own mind, it's vacant. And sometimes the camera is an X-ray machine, it can pick it up." - Albert Brooks

"I first met the subject of X-ray diffraction of crystals in the pages of the book W. H. Bragg wrote for school children in 1925, 'Concerning the Nature of Things.'" - Dorothy Hodgkin

"The present rate of progress [in X-ray crystallography] is determined, not so much by the lack of problems to investigate or the limited power of X-ray analysis, as by the restricted number of investigators who have had a training in the technique of the new science, and by the time it naturally takes for its scientific and technical importance to become widely appreciated." - William Lawrence Bragg

"X-Files wasnt a big show in England." - James Frain

"Send the haters all my love. X and O." - Drake

"Google[x]'s Focus on the Physical World" - Astro Teller

"Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger." - Philip Emeagwali

"I was such a huge fan of 'The X-Files.'" - Bryan Fuller

"I was a big 'X-Files' fan. I always lamented that I never got to be on 'The X-Files'." - Michael Cerveris

"Tungsten, X-rays, and Coolidge form a trinity that has left an indelible impression upon our life and times. The key word in this triad is Coolidge, for his work brought the element tungsten from laboratory obscurity to the central role of the industrial stage and gave the X-ray a central role in the progress of medicine throughout the world." - Chauncey Guy Suits

"[X-ray's] accidental discovery in the late 1800s fits seamlessly into modernity's fascination with, and belief in, the power of technological transparency: the desire to domesticate time (cinema), to preserve and capture the surface of the fleeting (photography), to see inside (x-ray)." - Walead Beshty

"To say what I would have been if I wasn't boxing, I don't know why, but I always wanted to be an x-ray technician or a substitute teacher. Those two occupations always stuck with me, maybe because my substitute teacher didn't give us homework, or because I've always had x-rays of my hands." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"At first I thought, if I were Superman, a perfect secret identity would be "Clark Kent, Dentist," because you could save money on tooth X-rays. But then I thought, if a patient said, "How's my back tooth?" and you just looked at it with your X-ray vision and said, "Oh it's okay," then the patient would probably say, "Aren't you going to take an X-ray, stupid?" and you'd say, "Aw, get outta here," and then he probably wouldn't even pay his bill." - Jack Handey

"Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the range of our visual ray, because it does not come within the range of our intellectual ray." - Henry David Thoreau

"I loved Ray from 'The Princess and the Frog.' He was my guy. There was no Ray before me, so there's a level of satisfaction there." - Jim Cummings

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"I play both X-Box 360 and Playstation 3. I prefer X-Box 360, but they don't have 'MLB - The Show,' so I have to play every other game on the X-Box." - Mo Williams

"If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut" - Albert Einstein

"I had the X rating on my films. Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat." - Ralph Bakshi

"It wasn't that the X-1 would kill you, it was the systems in the X-1 that would kill you." - Chuck Yeager

"Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X." - Lena Horne

"Wherever a ray of solar light can reach, man can reach." - Samael Aun Weor

"No pale gradations quench his ray, No twilight dews his wrath allay." - Walter Scott

"And friendly free discussion calling forth From the fair jewel Truth its latent ray." - James Thomson

"Now the last red ray is gone; Now the twilight shadows hie." - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"I'm proud of my mentors. Ray Charles is the strongest influence on me as a singer" - Michael Bolton

"Even every ray of hope destroyed and not a wish to gild the gloom." - Robert Burns

"Genius is of no country; her pure ray Spreads all abroad, as general as the day." - Charles Churchill

"Ray Jennings was to orthodoxy what King Herod was to child-minding." - Michael Atherton

"O radiant Dark! O darkly fostered ray! Thou hast a joy too deep for shallow Day." - George Eliot

"The sacred lamp of day Now dipt in western clouds his parting ray." - William Falconer

"Oh, softest is the cheek's love-ray When seen by moonlight hours" - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Khaddar brings a ray of hope to the widow's broken-up home." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A ray of imagination or of wisdom may enlighten the universe, and glow into remotest centuries." - George Berkeley

"I came in thinking about Bobby Ewing, but I love this Ray Krebbs role." - Steve Kanaly

"What did dead mean, Ray wondered. It meant lost, it meant frozen, it meant gone." - Alice Sebold

"Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry." - Georges Braque

"Oh! blest with temper, whose unclouded ray Can make to-morrow cheerful as to-day." - Alexander Pope

"Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear." - Thomas Gray

"Ray Charles has always been a big part of my life." - Darius Rucker

"When you listen to Ray Charles, there's never any doubt whose voice that is." - Clint Eastwood

"I don't think I've met anyone with a stronger work ethic than Ray Charles." - Clint Eastwood

"Well I don't think I've scored my life exclusively to Ray Charles." - Taylor Hackford

"It's definitely true that Stevie Ray Vaughan is one of my all-time favorite guitarists." - Kirk Hammett

"Ray Gomez is one of the greatest guitarists of all times!" - Narada Michael Walden

"The whole subject of the X rays is opening out wonderfully, Bragg has of course got in ahead of us, and so the credit all belongs to him, but that does not make it less interesting. We find that an X ray bulb with a platinum target gives out a sharp line spectrum of five wavelengths which the crystal separates out as if it were a diffraction grating. In this way one can get pure monochromatic X rays. Tomorrow we search for the spectra of other elements. There is here a whole new branch of spectroscopy, which is sure to tell one much about the nature of an atom." - Henry Moseley

"I used to say the evening that I developed the first x-ray photograph I took of insulin in 1935 was the most exciting moment of my life. But the Saturday afternoon in late July 1969, when we realized that the insulin electron density map was interpretable, runs that moment very close." - Dorothy Hodgkin

"The bulletproof vest-'bullet resistant,' technically-is made of two double panels of a synthetic material called Kevlar, inside a cloth carrier that holds it around your torso like a lead X-ray smock. One cop wrote phrases from the Bible on his, 'Yea, though I walk in the valley of the Shadow of Death...' Other cops wrote their blood type." - Edward Conlon

"New Rule: Someone must x-ray my stomach to see if the Peeps I ate on Easter are still in there, intact and completely undigested. And I'm not talking about this past Easter. I'm talking about the last time I celebrated Easter, in 1962." - Bill Maher

"The pubic bones (seen on x ray) are now well defined and represent a remarkable rebuilding of bone and halting of the cancer process. The ischium are also reforming and the illi (hip bones) likewise show diminution of bone lysis. No sane, honest physician could call this a "spontaneous remission."" - Robert Willner

"Pauling was shocked by the freedom with which the X-ray crystallographers of the time, including particularly Astbury, played with the intimate chemical structure of their models. They seemed to think that if the atoms were arranged in the right order and about the right distance apart, that was all that mattered, that no further restrictions need to be put on them." - John Desmond Bernal

"The police officer who puts their life on the line with no superpowers, no X-Ray vision, no super-strength, no ability to fly, and above all no invulnerability to bullets, reveals far greater virtue than Superman-who is only a mere superhero." - Eliezer Yudkowsky

"The doctor can X-Ray you and say, 'You got cancer.' And then you go home and God let me see, does Christ have cancer? If Christ don't, I don't have cancer. All I need to do is get a picture of what he looks like. Because, if I can see Him I become like Him." - Eddie Long

"...One of the side effects of (surgery, anesthesia,) X-ray..., and chemotherapy, is the suppression...of the patient's immunological defenses...A simple cold often leads to the death from pneumonia - and ('pneumonia') is what appears on the death certificate, not cancer." - G. Edward Griffin

"If I'm traveling, I'll take a film camera and a digital camera because sometimes there are moments where, if you've lost it, or if coming back and it accidentally goes through the X-ray machine and it gets overexposed, you might have had a really important moment to you and you would be really upset that you didn't have a back-up." - Dianna Agron

"I photographed with film for many years; now that I work in digital, the difference is enormous. The quality is unbelievable: I don't use flash, and with digital I can even work in very bad light. Also, it's a relief not to lose photographs to x-ray machines in airports." - Sebastiao Salgado

"Celebrity poverty, that's the hidden scandal in Blair's Britain. You can't help but worry for them. A girl I knew developed X-ray eyes for celebrity sorrows. She taught me to read the subtext of the down-market celebrity interview, she knew all the Hollywood codes, and followed the deep backgrounds." - Peter York

"My kid could get a bad X-ray and I could get a call from the doctor saying I have something growing in my bum and that would change my perspective on everything instantaneously, on what is and what is not important." - Tom Hanks

"When I say I can see through clothes, sometimes I try to use it as an X-ray vision to look into the dancer and see who this dancer is right now, at this exact moment in time. I live inside them in a way." - Twyla Tharp

"I should not like to leave an impression that all structural problems can be settled by X-ray analysis or that all crystal structures are easy to solve. I seem to have spent much more of my life not solving structures than solving them." - Dorothy Hodgkin

"I got into comics on John Byrne's run of the X-Men and the Dark Phoenix Saga. I got in around X-Men 95, right when it turned to the new X-Men. So that whole family, all those characters are kind of my favorite characters, just the X-Men world." - Timothy Miller

"Programming graphics in X is like finding the square root of PI using Roman numerals." - Henry Spencer

"Suffering = Pain x Resistance" - Shinzen Young

"Anyone who says I would never hit a woman hasn't met my x girlfriend." - Dov Davidoff

"Dear Algebra, stop asking us to find your X, she's not coming back" - Woody Paige

"Every novel begins with the speculative question, What if "X" happened? That's how you start." - Tom Clancy

"HASH, x. There is no definition for this word - nobody knows what hash is." - Ambrose Bierce

"I' been very partial to Malcolm X, particularly his self-help teachings." - Clarence Thomas

"I never know what is going to have that 'X' factor and what isn't." - Cameron Mackintosh

"I like the X-Men, otherwise I wouldn't be doing it." - Matthew Vaughn

"X-Men is massive, like nothing I've ever experienced. But great in its own way." - Ellen Page

"Generation X is dead. It has come to mean anyone aged 13 to 55 years old." - William Gibson

"I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope." - Alanis Morissette

"Kids are meant to believe that their stepping stone to massive money is 'The X Factor.'" - Iain Duncan Smith

"I'd been very partial to Malcolm X, particularly his self-help teachings." - Clarence Thomas

"Ali... we should have gone to see that movie. Malcolm X was another one." - Cicely Tyson

"The comic book fans, especially 'X-Men' fans, are so serious about their comic book." - Kelly Hu

"Not a ray is dimmed, not an atom worn; nature's oldest force is as good as new." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Art is interested in life at the moment when the ray of power is passing through it." - Boris Pasternak

"Misled by fancy's meteor ray, By passion driven; But yet the light that led astray Was light from heaven." - Robert Burns

"O Brethren, weep to-day, The silent God hath quenched my Torch's ray, And the vain dream hath flown." - Friedrich Schiller

"He from thick films shall purge the visual ray, And on the sightless eyeball pour the day." - Alexander Pope

"Two roses on one slender spray In sweet communion grew, Together hailed the morning ray And drank the evening dew." - James Montgomery

"Hold your head up to the gun of a million cathode ray tubes aired at your tiny skull." - Jethro Tull

"O truth divine! enlightened by thy ray, I grope and guess no more, but see my way." - John Arbuthnot

"Ozzie Newsome hit a home run by drafting Bernard Pierce. He is a great compliment to Ray Rice." - Marshall Faulk

"I don't think our death ray is working. I'm standing right in it, and I'm not dead yet." - Jamie Hyneman

"Working with them was a great experience. Victor Garber, Stephen McHattie and Ray Liotta - they were all bang-up." - Laura Vandervoort

"Poor indeed must thou be, if around thee Thou no ray of light and joy canst throw-" - Harriet Winslow Sewall

"There's more joy over wan sinner ray-turned to th' station thin f'r ninety an' nine that've rayformed." - Finley Peter Dunne

"'Ray Donovan' is such a revelation to everybody who's working on it, and it's only getting better." - Steven Bauer

"Ray and I do not draw salaries, Any profits will be re-invested into marketing the music we believe in." - Steve Vai

"I was warped early by Ray Bradbury and Edgar Allan Poe. I was very fond of Franz Kafka." - Margaret Atwood

"My dad has always been a big Ray Charles fan, and I've grown up listening to all kinds of music." - Avicii



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