Boards quotes

  • This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn't any Board, and now there isn't any Trade.
    -- A. P. Herbert

    #Sea #Boards #Trade

  • I just like music all the way around the board. I can't stick to one thing - I've got to move around.
    -- Akon

    #Moving #Boards #Way

  • Play on both sides of the board is my favourite strategy.
    -- Alexander Alekhine

    #Play #Boards #Sides

  • Once in a Moscow chess club I saw how two first-category players knocked pieces off the board as they were exchanged, so that the pieces fell onto the floor. It was as if they were playing skittles and not chess!
    -- Alexander Kotov

    #Player #Two #Boards

  • Live like yourself, was soon my lady's word, And lo! two puddings smok'd upon the board.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Two #Pudding #Boards

  • Don't board with the devil if you wish to be fat.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Devil #Wish #Boards

  • I always say that a girl never really looks as well as she does on board a steamship, or even a yacht.
    -- Anita Loos

    #Girl #Doe #Boards

  • I had hoped that the board would accept Johnny Hon's offer of a loan to buy the stadium back for the club, as I think this would be best way of continuing the long tradition of Cambridge United in Cambridge - and it was a generous offer.
    -- Anne Campbell

    #Thinking #Long #Boards

  • Boards without women - blacklist those suckers. It's 2011. They've had the time - it's significant that they don't have women.
    -- Anne M. Mulcahy

    #Boards #Significant #Sucker

  • You know a good board when you see one.
    -- Anne M. Mulcahy


  • Collaboration is the best way to work. It's the only way to work, really. Everyone's there because they have a set of skills to offer across the board.
    -- Antony Starr

    #Skills #Collaboration #Boards

  • The censor boards are mere redundant forces conspiring to keep the 'bold' films out of reach of the audience.
    -- Anurag Kashyap

    #Boards #Film #Force

  • I didn't ask anyone to make me a poster boy, because poster boys always end up on dart boards.
    -- Anurag Kashyap

    #Boys #Boards #Posters

  • There is no ICC anymore. It is just BCCI. It is not International Cricket Council it is International Crime Council. If you take all the cricket board Presidents am sure they are all puppets. ICC is the toothless tiger.
    -- Arjuna Ranatunga

    #President #Boards #Puppets

  • Killing Intel, I, I just had to resign from the Apple Board.
    -- Arthur Rock

    #Apples #Boards #Killing

  • The center of the chessboard is a magnet, which pulls to itself all the pieces. Therefore the most beautiful and amazing moves, for me, are those with which a piece, counteracting the gravitational force of the center, suddenly fly to the edge of the board.
    -- Ashot Nadanian

    #Beautiful #Moving #Boards

  • You get given an opportunity, and that is the jumping board; from there you have to build your own path.
    -- Avan Jogia

    #Opportunity #Jumping #Boards

  • Fairness is an across-the-board requirement for all our interactions with each other ...Fairness treats everbody the same.
    -- Barbara Jordan

    #Boards #Requirements #Fairness

  • Very rarely are we directing or cutting someone elses boards. We concept, direct, shoot, animate and edit almost everything that comes through here.
    -- Ben Nicholson

    #Cutting #Boards #Direct

  • Getting plenty of sleep is always great. It really is. I have a girlfriend who's sending me a slant board.
    -- Bernadette Peters

    #Girlfriend #Sleep #Boards

  • all the science of flying has been captured in the breadth of an instrument board, but not the religion of it.
    -- Beryl Markham

    #Flying #Boards #Instruments

  • I thought we were aggressive across the board defensively, and you could just see it grow. As the game went along, you could see the confidence grow. It showed in the fourth quarter.
    -- Bill Laimbeer

    #Basketball #Games #Boards

  • So for my studio purposes, I know that I'm in my studio with technicians who've done amazing things to my board and to my power amps and I know what I can deliver out of my studio.
    -- Billy Sherwood

    #Boards #Purpose #Done

  • Let's jump on board, and cut them to pieces.
    -- Blackbeard

    #Cutting #Pirate #Boards

  • When the inventor of the drawing board messed things up, what did he go back to?
    -- Bob Monkhouse

    #Drawing #Boards #Inventor

  • When everybodys clicking, we can put a lot of runs on the board.
    -- Bobby Cox

    #Running #Boards

  • Chess is like war on a board
    -- Bobby Fischer

    #War #Boards #Chess

  • Its just you and your opponent at the board and you're trying to prove something
    -- Bobby Fischer

    #Trying #Boards #Opponents

  • Surfboards were everywhere. When I got my first new board, I was probably in kindergarten.
    -- Brandon Cruz

    #Boards #Firsts #Kindergarten

  • Boards don't hit back.
    -- Bruce Lee

    #Boards #Martial Arts

  • One of the main reasons I am so drawn to Hitchcock is that he planned his shots way in advance on story-boards, which he designed like classic paintings (he was an art connoisseur). It's why he found shooting on set boring - because he had already composed the film in his head.
    -- Camille Paglia

    #Art #Way #Boards

  • Im a cynic about corporate democracy and boards.
    -- Carl Icahn

    #Democracy #Boards #Cynic

  • I've just been fired over the phone by Yahoo's chairman of the board
    -- Carol Bartz

    #Phones #Boards

  • Planning, evaluation, reasoning and establishing prioritites are all more important than brilliance - either behind the wheel or at the drawing board.
    -- Carroll Smith

    #Drawing #Important #Boards

  • I thought about making biscuits, but there seemed to be more than enough calories on board.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #Boards #Biscuits #Enough

  • The only time an aircraft has too much fuel on board is when it is on fire.
    -- Charles Kingsford Smith

    #Fire #Boards #Fuel

  • We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index.
    -- Charles M. Vest

    #Growth #Boards #Cost

  • The automobile is technologically more sophisticated than the bundling board, but the human motives in their uses are sometimes the same.
    -- Charles Mengel Allen

    #Boards #Use #Driving

  • Any person, institution or organization that conveys bodies or parts of bodies into or out of the state for medical education or research purposes shall notify the Anatomical Board of such intent and receive approval from the board.
    -- Charlie Crist

    #Organization #Approval #Boards

  • I do really well in the traditional board games: Backgammon, Checkers.
    -- Chelsea Clinton

    #Games #Boards #Checkers

  • Let's help people get on board with what God wants to give them, but what we don't want is the process. Everyone wants the product.
    -- Chip Ingram

    #People #Giving #Boards

  • For a business plan written when the hardware was a wire-wrapped board and the software was three demos on a graphics substrate, it was pretty close.
    -- Chris Espinosa

    #Wire #Boards #Three

  • Theater will always be a huge part of my life. The high I get from doing theater is not, quite honestly, matched by many things. I like the fact that when you step out on the stage, for that given night, for better or for worse, you are the master of the boards. I love it to death.
    -- Chris Pine

    #Night #Boards #Facts

  • I ordered each man to be presented with something, as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece, and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly; those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses.
    -- Christopher Columbus

    #Men #Glasses #Boards

  • And this - this board was - was impanelled in 1951. And it's gone through ups and downs in how the secretaries have used it. But I have put a premium on that advisory board.
    -- Chuck Hagel

    #Military #Boards #Gone

  • I've got the Lord on board.
    -- Chynna Phillips

    #Boards #Lord

  • Basicly what I had to do was do a 7 minute board and pitch it to a room of big wigs from the network and based on that they determined if I would get a short or not.
    -- Craig McCracken

    #Boards #Wigs #Rooms

  • The Constitution created a framework, not a Ouija board, precisely because the Framers understood that prospect of a nation ruled for centuries by dead prophets would be the very opposite of freedom.
    -- Dahlia Lithwick

    #Opposites #Ouija Board #Boards

  • When you trade, the key concern is not always the value of the pieces being exchanged, but what's left on the board.
    -- Dan Heisman

    #Keys #Boards #Pieces

  • I like the responsive, quick feeling I get out of the Proton, and I am excited to have this board as my model.
    -- Dane Reynolds

    #Feelings #Boards #Excited

  • Ironing boards are a classic example of something I find horrible about modern society: the excitementation, for want of a better word, of mundane things.
    -- Daniel Radcliffe

    #Example #Boards #Want

  • I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English.
    -- David Brainerd

    #Wife #Boards #Poor

  • When everything on the board is clear it can be so difficult to conceal your thoughts from your opponent.
    -- David Bronstein

    #Boards #Opponents #Chess

  • The first trick I bought at Macy's was a little wooden board where a quarter would appear and disappear.
    -- David Copperfield

    #Boards #Littles #Firsts

  • I am incredibly proud to return to the Yahoo board.
    -- David Filo

    #Boards #Proud #Return

  • I'm on a lot of nonprofit boards, but if I didn't enjoy it I wouldn't do it. I haven't yet done anything that's transformational in philanthropy. But I hope at some point to target two or three causes or organizations and really make transformational gifts.
    -- David Rubenstein

    #Organization #Two #Boards

  • It's an honour to have such a wonderful international cast on board for this world famous murder mystery. Writer Stewart Harcourt has created an exquisite script. His attention to detail is impeccable.
    -- David Suchet

    #Boards #Attention #World

  • As a DJ I am never 100 percent in charge of the sound. The sound levels are controlled by someone at the sound board of the venue.
    -- DJ Jazzy Jeff

    #Levels #Sound #Boards

  • I wasn't getting invited to any board meetings. I had to kick the door down.
    -- Don King

    #Doors #Boxing #Boards

  • We've undergone a very heavy level of scrutiny by review boards because of Genesis and because of the Columbia accident. . . . It was a cultural shift in NASA, that you're now required to understand all the risks.
    -- Donald E. Brownlee

    #Risk #Boards #Levels

  • I have to admit, in January and February I was in an absolute fuzz. I had no one on board. It wasn't that I didn't know what I was doing, but we didn't have all the pieces put together.
    -- Donna Shalala

    #Together #Boards #Pieces

  • As a consequence [of a closed economic circle], in 1912 there was not a single Irishman who sat on a single board of a major Boston bank.
    -- Doris Kearns Goodwin

    #Boston #Circles #Boards

  • Hurry, get on board, it's comin', listen to those rails a-thrumming all aboard. Get on the "A" train, soon you will be on Sugar Hill in Harlem.
    -- Duke Ellington

    #Travel #Boards #Sugar

  • As my other obligations are beginning to take an inordinate amount of time, I have asked to step down as WMG's board chairman, effective January 31, 2012. However, I will remain a director of the company and in that way, continue my association with Warner Music and its extraordinary people.
    -- Edgar Bronfman, Jr.

    #People #Directors #Boards

  • The role of the schoolmaster is to collect little plastic lumps of human dough from private households and shape them on the social kneading board.
    -- Edward Alsworth Ross

    #School #Boards #Roles

  • Unfortunately, the boards of art institutions tend to be populated with well-meaning supporters of the arts who often lack any business background or appetite for imposing appropriate discipline.
    -- Eli Broad

    #Art #Discipline #Boards

  • All the way up the river she's been holding back somehow, waiting. Now you'll both have to wait. I'm not going to disappoint her, Kit. When I take you on board the Witch, it's going to be for keeps.
    -- Elizabeth George Speare

    #Rivers #Waiting #Boards

  • We must develop a deeper interest and greater understanding of the people we meet here or abroad. Like us, they are passengers on board that mysterious ship called life.
    -- Ella Maillart

    #People #Understanding #Boards

  • Congress has greatly tightened the loopholes terrorists can use to harm Americans. We need to do more. We need controls immediately on what forms of ID are adequate to board planes and enter secure sites.
    -- Elton Gallegly

    #Boards #Needs #Use

  • Among other things, the Real ID Act sets minimum security criteria that states would have to meet to have their driver's licenses accepted as identification to board a commercial flight or enter federal facilities.
    -- Elton Gallegly

    #Real #Boards #Flight

  • I'm standing on my Monopoly board that means I'm on top of my game
    -- Eminem

    #Mean #Games #Boards

  • At IMVU, we opened up our board meetings to the whole company.
    -- Eric Ries

    #Boards #Company #Meetings

  • Your success is not dependent upon a board of advisers, it's not dependent upon motivational speakers who've gone before you,they're living their lives, they're taking care of their family, they're doing what they have to do to be successful, nobody owes you anything, that was the biggest lesson for me.
    -- Eric Thomas

    #Successful #Boards #Gone

  • I joined the board of the Santa Fe Institute.
    -- Esther Dyson

    #Boards #Santa

  • I think what's been true across the board is the universal patriarchy, the fear of women ever being born back into complete sexuality and life-force. This manifests itself in different cultural variances, but that's really what's going on everywhere.
    -- Eve Ensler

    #Thinking #Different #Boards

  • An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
    -- Frank Lloyd Wright

    #Boards #Bars #Tools

  • Board meetings should not be for the benefit of the board. They should be for the benefit of the CEO and the senior team.
    -- Fred Wilson

    #Senior #Team #Boards

  • I've always had an interest in sports across the board.
    -- Gabrielle

    #Sports #Boards #Interest

  • After weeks of watching the roof leak I fixed it tonight by moving a single board
    -- Gary Snyder

    #Nature #Moving #Boards

  • The world is like a board with holes in it, and the square men have got into the round holes, and the round into the square.
    -- George Berkeley

    #Men #Squares #Boards

  • We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence... on pain of liquidation.
    -- George Bernard Shaw

    #Pain #Years #Boards

  • Each flitch, each board, each plank can have only one ideal use. The woodworker, applying a thousand skills, must find that ideal use and then shape the wood to realize its true potential.
    -- George Nakashima

    #Skills #Woods #Boards

  • The first time you get a ride on a surf board and you are being propelled along by a wave, it’s probably as close as humans can get to being able to fly like a bird
    -- Gerry Lopez

    #Bird #Boards #Able

  • Science has often resisted new ideas and fought bitterly to prevent them coming on board.
    -- Graham Hancock

    #Ideas #Boards

  • I'd love to say something heroic. I'd love to say we made history. But basically it was a bunch of guys parked around the Bay there, and somebody grabbed a board and went surfing, and it looked so good the rest of us guys said, 'Hey, we got to get in on this.'
    -- Greg Noll

    #Guy #Surfing #Boards

  • I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
    -- Henry David Thoreau

    #Truth #Wine #Boards

  • In the ever accelerating world of the Internet, e-campaigning has gone from a novelty to a necessity in less than a year. With increasing sophistication and urgency, campaigns are using the Web as a bulletin board, advertising medium and organizing tool.
    -- Howard Fineman

    #Years #Boards #Campaigns

  • The Bishop moves diagonally forwards or backwards, to the extent of the Board.
    -- Howard Staunton

    #Moving #Boards #Bishops

  • The Board of Trade Make Do and Mend campaign is intended to help you get the last ounce of wear out of all your clothes
    -- Hugh Dalton

    #Clothes #Boards #Campaigns

  • Across the board, Australian films need to have a lot more money spent on selling them.
    -- Hugo Weaving

    #Boards #Needs #Film

  • When I get up in the morning, I stay nude for three or four hours. If I really feel like getting formal, I'll put on board shorts.
    -- Iggy Pop

    #Morning #Boards #Three

  • I'm bored, I'm the chairman of the board.
    -- Iggy Pop

    #Work #Bored #Boards

  • I batted my eyelashes and did my best to appear dumb as a board
    -- Ilona Andrews

    #Eyelashes #Dumb #Boards

  • Life at a public company ain't for me. The board pays you what you're worth, then you get reamed for your compensation.
    -- Irving Azoff

    #Boards #Pay #Company

  • Business chief executive officers and their boards succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies to produce quarterly earnings - at the expense of building their companies for the long term.
    -- J. Irwin Miller

    #Long #Energy #Boards

  • The cultures we can look at had already grasped the essential unity of nature. No board of gods can survive that knowledge.
    -- Jack McDevitt

    #Unity #Essentials #Boards

  • Everything pertaining to what's happening has never come to the surface. The world will never know the true facts of what occurred, my motives. The people who had so much to gain, and had such an ulterior motive for putting me in the position I'm in, will never let the true facts come above board to the world.
    -- Jack Ruby

    #People #Boards #World

  • The acting in Downton Abbey has been consistently excellent across the board.
    -- James Frain

    #Acting #Boards #Excellent

  • If anybody ever flied to the Moon, the very next day Trippe will ask the Civil Aeronautics Board to authorize regular service.
    -- James M. Landis

    #Moon #Boards #Next

  • I want to be a part of the grand plan. Being on board with God's objectives means I understand that this is not about me.
    -- James MacDonald

    #Mean #Boards #Want