Thomas Eisner quotes

  • The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee.

  • It's only before realities set in that we can treasure our delusions.

  • Before you count the profit, count the cost of a working mother.

  • There are two types of films - one made by the big-time producers, the other is low budget stuff made by some producers who make films for the heck of it, they complete their films for small amounts, sell it at low costs with almost no publicity.

  • We face the question whether a still higher "standard of living" is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free.

  • The fact that beauty is at one and the same time without cost and above price, robs it of the curse of possessiveness.

  • When you only have a million dollar annual budget and a Super Bowl ad costs $4 million, you have to do something very creative to get onto the Super Bowl.

  • Time is priceless, yet it costs us nothing. You can do anything you want with it, but you can’t own it. You can spend it, but you can’t keep it. And once you’ve lost it, there is no getting it back. It’s just gone.

  • What does it cost us to say: "My God help me! Have mercy on me!" Is there anything easier than this? And this little will suffice to save us if we be diligent in doing it.

  • Our food is safer and our diets are more diverse than ever before; production methods are becoming increasingly sustainable, clean and efficient; and we are constantly becoming better at protecting biodiversity.