Elif Batuman

Top 304 Looking Back Quotes

“When I worked for Planned Parenthood, we had a specific protocol that we had to follow when picking up our abortion doctor. Looking back, I realize how crazy this was, but at the time, I felt like I was a part of some super secret high-level security task force.” ― Abby Johnson “Certainly when I …

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Top 399 Cold Quotes

“’Licensed to Ill’ was like a cold, and we took so much vitamin C that we’d never get that cold again.” ― Ad-Rock “Men should not be forced to wear pants when it’s not cold.” ― Adam Clayton “The new century has brought on its own terrible dangers, which although not reaching the apocalyptic potential …

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Top 1386 Struggle Quotes

“Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.” ― A. Philip Randolph “Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps …

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Top 1957 Creative Quotes

“A teacher should have a creative mind.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam “I usually work on a film soundtrack for two years, turning in a song every few months, and that keeps my creative energy high, because I’m constantly rotating projects. The trick is to make sure I don’t work too hard and get …

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Top 819 Anger Quotes

“Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.” ― Abraham Cahan “Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.” ― Abu Bakr “Being a straight white guy in his, like, early twenties – there’s some sort of thing about it. A sort of privilege, a sort of …

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Top 650 Social Quotes

“My work is not directly about the social or political.” ― A. Balasubramaniam “In 2007 I was at Facebook, and we looked at some of the social networks in Asia, and they were full of games.” ― Adam D’Angelo “Women are the routers and amplifiers of the social web. And they are the rocket fuel …

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Top 983 Police Quotes

“I have a new show now called ‘The Bridge,’ where I play a guy who’s a real-life guy. My character’s based on the life of a guy named Craig Bromell who was a cop for 12 years and then became head of the police association, so basically the president of the union for 85,000 cops.” …

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Top 6695 Someone Quotes