Shrinking quotes

  • The conversation on global warming has been stalled because a shrinking group of denialists fly into a rage when it's mentioned.
    -- Al Gore

    #Groups #Shrinking #Global Warming

  • With the shrinking of the US economy, and it's shrinking very rapidly, you not only have more money, but you also have fewer goods. That's a classic double-whammy on inflation.
    -- Arthur Laffer

    #Shrinking #Classic #Economy

  • More than ever, the world needs good engineers. However, the pool of talent is shrinking not growing.
    -- Dean Kamen

    #Needs #Shrinking #World

  • All of journalism is a shrinking art. So much of it is hype. The O.J. Simpson story is a landmark in the decline of journalism.
    -- Dick Schaap

    #Art #Hype #Shrinking

  • The world is sagging, snagging, scaling, spalling, pilling, pinging, pitting, warping, checking, fading, chipping, cracking, yellowing, leaking, stalling, shrinking, and in dynamic unbalance.
    -- Donald Barthelme

    #World #Sagging #Shrinking

  • I have no fear nor shrinking; I have seen death so often that it is not strange or fearful to me.
    -- Edith Cavell

    #Shrinking #Strange #No Fear

  • There is in most passions a shrinking away from ourselves. The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.
    -- Eric Hoffer

    #Passion #Shrinking #Literature

  • We are shrinking the size of the federal government as a percent of our economy from over 21 percent of the economy to 19 percent of the economy. At the same time, we're growing the private economy.
    -- Franklin Raines

    #Government #Shrinking #Growing

  • In that shrinking moment he discovered that he had never hated anyone until now. It was a feeling as pure as love, but dispassionate and icily rational.
    -- Ian Mcewan

    #Feelings #Shrinking #Moments

  • As technology continues to increase our possibilities, what we're seeing is a shrinking of the lag time between what we dream about and what we create.
    -- Jason Silva

    #Dream #Technology #Shrinking

  • History is always written by the victor, and the histories of the losing parties belong to the shrinking circle of those who were there.
    -- Joachim Peiper

    #Party #Circles #Shrinking

  • The world is shrinking as we see more and more of it in the media, and the more we see of the world, the smaller we are, the more aware we are of how insignificant any one of us is.
    -- Jock Sturges

    #Media #Shrinking #World

  • The old internet is shrinking and being replaced by walled gardens.
    -- John Battelle

    #Garden #Shrinking #Internet

  • The region of the mysterious is rapidly shrinking.
    -- John Desmond Bernal

    #Science #Shrinking #Mysterious

  • There is beauty everywhere on earth, but there is greater beauty in those places where one feels that sense of ease which comes from no longer having to put off one’s dreams until some improbable future – a future inexorably shrinking away; where the fear that has pervaded one’s life suddenly vanishes because there is... nothing to be afraid of.
    -- Josef Skvorecky

    #Dream #Shrinking #Ease

  • There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back, no calculation of overpowering odds, no terror of possible consequences, if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you tomorrow.
    -- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

    #Odds #Shrinking #Tomorrow

  • When I first came out of Argentina to Europe, the flight took 36 hours. Now it takes 12 hours, and the world is still shrinking.
    -- Juan Manuel Fangio

    #Europe #Argentina #Shrinking

  • I feel like you have to tell people who you are, but you don't have to be disrespectful about it. But you also don't have to be a shrinking violet.
    -- Keke Palmer

    #People #Shrinking #Violet

  • Femininity itself has become a brand, a narrow and shrinking formula of commoditised identity which can be sold back to women who have become alienated from their own power as living, loving, labouring beings.
    -- Laurie Penny

    #Identity #Shrinking #Femininity

  • Sin has a way of shrinking God down and puffing ourselves up.
    -- Louie Giglio

    #Shrinking #Down And #Way

  • Plays are getting smaller and smaller, not because playwrights minds are shrinking but because of the economics.
    -- Lynn Nottage

    #Play #Mind #Shrinking

  • Shrinking someone's stomach to the size of a walnut with surgery is one way to battle obesity and diabetes and may be lifesaving for a few, but it doesn't address the underlying causes.
    -- Mark Hyman, M.D.

    #Battle #Shrinking #Addresses

  • dogma and shrinking from the external world are at one limit of the range of belief. At the other are science and poetry and, indeed, reality.
    -- Muriel Rukeyser

    #Reality #Shrinking #World

  • Habitat for wildlife is continually shrinking - I can at least provide a way station.
    -- Peter Coyote

    #Way #Wildlife #Shrinking

  • When I see a paragraph shrinking under my eyes like a strip of bacon in a skillet, I know I'm on the right track.
    -- Peter De Vries

    #Eye #Track #Shrinking

  • Attention spans are shrinking on a daily basis, and it's getting harder to make an impression that lasts. So the fact that we were able to make a mark in a way that led to the continued relevance of the record is kind of crazy. I'm in awe of that.
    -- Sam Fogarino

    #Crazy #Shrinking #Attention

  • But I don't want massive layoffs of anyone - public or private. We are planning on shrinking government through attrition and reform, not through random pink slips.
    -- Scott Walker

    #Government #Shrinking #Want

  • If left unchecked, global change will create violent conflict, torrential storms, shrinking coastlines, and irreversible catastrophe.
    -- Valerie Jarrett

    #Storm #Shrinking #Conflict

  • History has shown that a government's redistribution of shrinking wealth, in preference to a private sector's creation of new sources of it, can prove more destructive than even the most deadly enemy.
    -- Victor Davis Hanson

    #Government #Enemy #Shrinking

  • Rather than shrinking away from your problems, grow bigger than them.
    -- Zig Ziglar

    #Shrinking #Problem #Bigger

  • Republicans face unexpected challenges in coastal South amid shrinking white vote
    -- Douglas A. Blackmon

    #White #Challenges #Shrinking

  • The polar bear for many has become a living symbol of the dangers of global warming. The powerful kings of the arctic are finding their habitat shrinking.
    -- Sam Champion

    #Kings #Powerful #Shrinking

  • People have to pay so much money to the banks that they don't have enough money to buy the goods and services they produce. So there's not much new investment, there's not new employment (except minimum-wage "service" jobs), markets are shrinking, and people are defaulting. So many companies can't pay their banks.
    -- Michael Hudson

    #Jobs #People #Shrinking