Tape quotes

  • There'll be a special place in hell for the tape back-up people.
    -- Adam Osborne

    #People #Special #Tape

  • I was 17 and just learning what high fidelity was, what good sound was, and learning the mechanics of tape machines. It was a real education, going right from the consumer end to the record factory.
    -- Alan Parsons

    #Real #Sound #Tape

  • I started in a research lab for TV cameras, then I worked at a tape duplication facility. That was the first introduction for me to recorded music and hi-fi.
    -- Alan Parsons

    #Cameras #Tape #Research

  • In my screenplays - from the very beginning I've always used tape. I talk my screenplays. And then have somebody transcribe them.
    -- Albert Brooks

    #Tape #Used #Screenplays

  • It's all papers and forms, the entire Civil Service is like a fortress made of papers, forms and red tape.
    -- Alexander Ostrovsky

    #Tape #Paper #Red

  • We must continue to liberalise the single market, cut red tape and basically create a digital single market. We have not completed the single market yet, there is not sufficient free movement of goods, labour, services and money. We have to keep on working at that against all the protectionist tendencies that we have right now.
    -- Alexander Stubb

    #Cutting #Tape #Movement

  • They should invent some way to tape-record your dreams. I've written songs in my dreams that were Beatles songs. Then I'd wake up and they'd be gone.
    -- Alice Cooper

    #Dream #Song #Tape

  • I find the songs I want to record by listening to as much music as I can. 'When I hear things I really like, I ask the writers to send me a tape of everything they've ever written.
    -- Alison Krauss

    #Song #Listening #Tape

  • Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway.
    -- Andrew S. Tanenbaum

    #Tape #Wagons #Underestimate

  • I was getting Monkees Monthly and there was a competition to draw a Monkee. I did a caricature of Micky Dolenz and won 10 pounds-a fantastic sum of money for me then. I bought a secondhand tape recorder, which further launched me. They've been very responsible for me getting started.
    -- Andy Partridge

    #Competition #Pounds #Tape

  • My agent told me they were casting for the voice of Gollum. I hadnt read The Lord of the Rings, but I read the script and realized what an amazing role it was. I developed a voice for the audition tape, then met Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh at the auditions and fell in love with them both.
    -- Andy Serkis

    #Voice #Tape #Roles

  • Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped.
    -- Andy Weir

    #Magic #Tape #Should

  • I love to listen to books on tape.
    -- Angel Haze

    #Book #Tape

  • I listened to a lot of tapes of British theatre actresses and tried to learn from them. As Americans, we don't have such a gift with language.
    -- Angelina Jolie

    #Theatre #Tape #Actresses

  • We all often feel like we are pulling teeth, even those writers whose prose ends up being the most natural and fluid. The right words and sentences just do not come pouring out like ticker tape most of the time.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Teeth #Tape #Pouring

  • So its mix and match. Hold your line when you really feel something youre saying is wonderful and you really want to get this point across and prove it to your partner by just throwing it into the tape and letting it speak for itself.
    -- Art Garfunkel

    #Tape #Lines #Want

  • I'm endlessly putting myself on tapes for things over in America! I'm always sitting at home, learning lines, sending stuff to America.
    -- Arthur Darvill

    #Home #America #Tape

  • I could learn how to press 'Record' on a tape recorder and write for a newspaper or a magazine.
    -- Barry Bonds

    #Writing #Tape #Records

  • Red tape has killed more people than bullets...
    -- Ben Bova

    #People #Tape #Bullets

  • Those [Watergate] tapes are going to take me to my grave with a huge smile on my face..
    -- Ben Bradlee

    #Tape #Faces #Graves

  • We passed the hash pipe and played our Doors tapes.
    -- Billy Joel

    #Doors #Musical #Tape

  • So whenever I had some in-between producing time down in my studio I popped a tape in and started working on it. Working a little bit at a time, it actually took almost four years.
    -- Billy Sherwood

    #Years #Tape #Four

  • You can't measure manhood with a tape line around his biceps.
    -- Billy Sunday

    #Biceps #Tape #Lines

  • After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.
    -- Bob Woodward

    #Memories #War #Tape

  • I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon's Watergate tapes, and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking and providing information to Carl and myself.
    -- Bob Woodward

    #Trying #Tape #Information

  • Unfortunately, we are finding the bureaucratic inefficiencies and red tape have a tendency to slow the efforts of individuals and communities working to rebuild.
    -- Bobby Jindal

    #Effort #Community #Tape

  • I just tape four Tylenols to it.
    -- Boris Mironov

    #Hockey #Tape #Four

  • They had a hard time miking me in my loin cloth, I mean, where were they gonna tape it?
    -- Brendan Fraser

    #Mean #Hard Times #Tape

  • Tapes, as we all know, are very powerful evidence. Tapes that are altered are powerfully misleading.
    -- Brendan Sullivan

    #Powerful #Tape #Evidence

  • There are still days you can catch me tape recording eternal silence and playing it backwards for an empty room
    -- Buddy Wakefield

    #Silence #Rooms #Tape

  • A cool & diversified version of a mix tape. The BreakBeat Poets is a thorough and complete summation of Golden Era writers who continue to build the scene of literary and performance poetry.
    -- Chance the Rapper

    #Tape #Golden #Eras

  • My come-out record, '10 Day,' was the thing people were supposed to hear and figure out 'he's good' or 'he's not good.' 'Acid Rap' is the comeback tape, and it asks way bigger and better questions than, 'Is he good at rapping?
    -- Chance the Rapper

    #Rap #People #Tape

  • We can get rid of red tape.
    -- Charlie Daniels

    #Tape #Red #Red Lips

  • The scope of an intellect is not to be measured with a tape-string, or a character deciphered from the shape or length of a nose.
    -- Christian Nestell Bovee

    #Character #Tape #Noses

  • The red tape for family members who want to speak to a loved one is a reality, ... The warehousing of prisoners is a reality. ... All of this needs to be looked at, not just medical care.
    -- Christopher Bullock

    #Reality #Needs #Tape

  • It looks like they've been watching old Japan tapes!
    -- CM Punk

    #Japan #Wwe #Tape

  • In order for me to get through all the red tape and just allow people to just get at my talent, I've got to set the record straight. And you can't set half the record straight; when you tell it, you've got to tell it all.
    -- Corey Clark

    #Order #People #Tape

  • God never measures the mind... He always put His tape measure in the HEART
    -- Corrie Ten Boom

    #Heart #Mind #Tape

  • The stopwatch doesn't lie. The tape measure doesn't lie.
    -- Daley Thompson

    #Lying #Tape

  • When I want your opinion, I'll remove the duct tape.--T-SHIRT
    -- Darynda Jones

    #Tape #Want #Opinion

  • Magnetism is one of the Six Fundamental Forces of the Universe, with the other five being Gravity, Duct Tape, Whining, Remote Control, and The Force That Pulls Dogs Toward The Groins Of Strangers.
    -- Dave Barry

    #Dog #Six #Tape

  • If I do a piece in my living room, if I practice it - and I have the tapes to prove this - it's not going to be as good as doing the same piece in front of an audience.
    -- Dave Van Ronk

    #Practice #Tape #Pieces

  • Sometimes when I hear my voice on tape, I'm like, 'Who is that horrible man?
    -- David Johansen

    #Men #Voice #Tape

  • Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots, I'm put on videotape. I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on a shelf and never get better.
    -- David Ogden Stiers

    #Hate #Get Better #Tape

  • I saw I could rhyme words. It came simply to me. But I wrote some pretty horrible songs that I still have on tape.
    -- Del Shannon

    #Song #Tape #Saws

  • The government paid the family of Richard Nixon $18 million for papers, tape recordings and other materials seized after Watergate.
    -- Dexter Scott King

    #Government #Tape #Paper

  • It takes a great deal of time and thought to install work carefully. This should not always be thrown away. Most art is fragile and some should be placed and never moved again. Somewhere a portion of contemporary art has to exist as an example of what the art and its context were meant to be. Somewhere, just as the platinum iridium meter guarantees the tape measure, a strict measure must exist for the art of this time and place.
    -- Donald Judd

    #Art #Tape #Guarantees

  • Black folk, a lot of us lived as victims in a certain part of our history. And we had to really erase that tape. We're not victims. We are citizens.
    -- Dorothy Cotton

    #Racism #Black #Tape

  • Imagine if Beethoven had a tape recorder. Then you'd know exactly what he meant. Maybe he meant 'Da da da da' instead of 'Boom boom boom boom!' Who knows?
    -- Eddie Van Halen

    #Tape #Imagine #Recorders

  • A battle goes on in the stock market and the tape is your telescope. You can depend upon it seven out of ten cases.
    -- Edwin Lefevre

    #Battle #Tape #Goes On

  • There is no question that advertising is an art, and manipulation is the art of advertising through the medium of the tape.
    -- Edwin Lefevre

    #Art #Tape #Manipulation

  • As one who was a prosecutor for many years, I can tell you that having a tape recording of interrogations would help everybody. It would make clear if there had been improper pressure exerted on a defendant or witness, and it would also protect the interrogating officer from false claims that such pressure had been brought to bear.
    -- Eliot Spitzer

    #Years #Tape #Pressure

  • I’ve always thought Marilyn Monroe looked fabulous, but I’d kill myself if I was that fat…I went to see her clothes in the exhibition, and I wanted to take a tape measure and measure what her hips were. She was very big.
    -- Elizabeth Hurley

    #Clothes #Tape #Exhibitions

  • As soon as I could speak, I was singing. Before I could even speak full words, I would make up ones to sing and I have it on tape, too.
    -- Elle Varner

    #Singing #Tape #Speak

  • I like Stevie Wonder. I usually wind up playing the same old tapes in the car.
    -- Elton John

    #Wind #Car #Tape

  • Part of any serious QA is removing Perl code the same way you go over a dilapidated building you inherit to remove chewing gum and duct tape and fix whatever was kept together for real.
    -- Erik Naggum

    #Real #Together #Tape

  • I went to Washington to ask for a little residual payment for the people who had written films in the early, early days, people who never got any residuals on tapes or anything at all.
    -- Fay Wray

    #People #Tape #Littles

  • It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes - they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing.
    -- Frank Shorter

    #Education #Airplane #Tape

  • We cannot afford the EPA's continued expansion of red tape that is slowing economic growth and threatening to entangle millions of small businesses.
    -- Fred Upton

    #Growth #Expansion #Tape

  • Kids talk to me and say they want to do musicals again because they've studied the tapes of the old films. We didn't have that. We thought once we had made it, even on film, it was gone except for the archives.
    -- Gene Kelly

    #Kids #Archives #Tape

  • I think everyone, once in his life, should be given a ticker-tape parade.
    -- Gene Kranz

    #Thinking #Tape #Should

  • The sooner we rein in the red tape factory in Washington, D.C., the sooner small businesses can get back to creating jobs and helping more Americans find an honest day's work.
    -- Geoff Davis

    #Jobs #Creating #Tape

  • We are well aware that he spent many hours recently tape recording various messages... we need to do a little more analysis of what was actually said to see if that indeed was in fact Saddam Hussein,
    -- Geoff Hoon

    #Tape #Analysis #Hussein

  • Tape allows for a clean sweep of data that simply doesn't need to be on any form of disk but still needs to be kept. The cost and capacity of tape makes these 'just in case' copies very affordable.
    -- George Arthur Crump

    #Data #Needs #Tape

  • ... All the drivers that started the replace-tape-with-disk movement in the first place - reliability, performance, portability and off-site data movement - are now liabilities in a disk only strategy.
    -- George Arthur Crump

    #Data #Tape #Reliability

  • I was going to thrash them within an inch of their lives, but I didn't have a tape measure.
    -- Groucho Marx

    #Tape #Inches

  • My very first audition was on the lot of Paramount, and I was put on tape and it was very nerve-racking. I think it was about 15 pages.
    -- Hailee Steinfeld

    #Thinking #Tape #Nerves

  • And we broadcast tapes sent to us from Americans against the war. These were most effective I believe.
    -- Hanoi Hannah

    #War #Believe #Tape

  • Tape Seinfeld for me.
    -- Harvey Korman

    #Tape #Last Words

  • I had a nightmare that I slept without my nose tape on thank God it wasn't true!
    -- Heidi Montag

    #Thank God #Tape #Noses

  • It's very clean. With tape, you get noise.
    -- Herb Alpert

    #Tape #Noise #Cleaning

  • When God measures a man he puts the tape around the heart, not the head.
    -- Howard G. Hendricks

    #Heart #Men #Tape

  • I have thousands of tapes, and photos and fliers, letters, posters, artwork - basically everything that ever happened, I kept. I'm not a hoarder, though. I'm sort of a librarian.
    -- Ian MacKaye

    #Tape #Letters #Posters

  • Everyone pretends to be normal and be your best friend, but underneath, everyone is living some other life you don't know about, and if only we had a camera on us at all times, we could go and watch each other's tapes and find out what each of us was really like.
    -- James Franco

    #Cameras #Watches #Tape

  • I will have an administrative system where there is no way to extricate red tape.
    -- James Q. Wilson

    #Tape #Red #Way

  • I have some vivid memories of walking around as a child with a cassette tape.
    -- James Vincent McMorrow

    #Children #Memories #Tape

  • People's arrest tapes, mug shots, everything is online.
    -- Jane Krakowski

    #People #Tape #Online

  • Most things can be fixed with duct tape and extension cords.
    -- Jase Robertson

    #Tape #Fixed #Duct Tape

  • Stand-up comedy is tough right now. Anybody can come to a concert, tape you, and put you up on the Internet. You either fight it or embrace it.
    -- Jeff Dunham

    #Fighting #Tape #Comedy

  • No I don't have a sex tape and I'm kind of upset that I don't. You know why? 'Cause I'm really good,
    -- Jenny McCarthy

    #Sex #Upset #Tape

  • A prudent speculator never argues with the tape. Markets are never wrong, opinions often are.
    -- Jesse Lauriston Livermore

    #Tape #Investing #Prudent

  • I don't know whether I make myself plain, but I never lose my temper over the stock market. I never argue with the tape. Getting sore at the market doesn't get you anywhere.
    -- Jesse Lauriston Livermore

    #Tape #Investing #Arguing

  • I mean I'm not smarter than the market, but I can recognize a good tape and a bad tape. I recognize when it's right and when it's wrong and that's what my strength is.
    -- Jim Cramer

    #Strong #Mean #Tape

  • When I want to play music, you've got to get me on tape or else it goes.
    -- Joe Satriani

    #Play #Tape #Want

  • To measure a leader, put a tape around his heart, not his head.
    -- John C. Maxwell

    #Heart #Leader #Tape

  • So I use a tape recorder a lot to record ideas.
    -- John Frusciante

    #Ideas #Tape #Use

  • This music that was supposed to only come from tapes like in any restaurant. Something would happened. One bird will start to do a little jazz thing, and another bird will start to answer.
    -- John Hench

    #Artist #Bird #Tape

  • Walt Disney had always tried to get more dimension in his animation and when I saw these tapes, I thought, This is it! This is what Walt was waiting for! But when I looked around, nobody at the studio at the time was even halfway interested in it.
    -- John Lasseter

    #Waiting #Tape #Saws

  • Health care comprises nearly 20 percent of our national economy, but outdated bureaucracy and red tape have stifled competition and raised costs. As a result, today more than 45 million are without any health coverage.
    -- John Shadegg

    #Competition #Tape #Cost

  • You moan a lot and jingle your change But let's face it, there's no escape You can flick the remote as much as you like But she's on the TV and on every tape
    -- John Walter Bratton

    #Anniversary #Jingles #Tape

  • I have a full grown, semi-nude man bound with duct tape in my truck and I was trying to get out to the desert to bury him. How do I get to 5 South?
    -- Johnny Knoxville

    #Men #Trying #Tape

  • I'm making tapes for insomniacs to use in the future. I'm going to sell them as a kit to cure insomnia.
    -- Jonathan Turley

    #Insomnia #Tape #Use

  • I am not merely a habitual quoter but an incorrigible one. I am, I may as well face it, more quotatious than an old stock-market ticker-tape machine, except that you can't unplug me.
    -- Joseph Epstein

    #Tape #Machines #May

  • Truman Capote famously claimed to have nearly absolute recall of dialogue and used his prodigious memory as an excuse never to take notes or use a tape recorder, but I suspect his memory claims were just a useful cover to invent dialogue whole cloth.
    -- Joshua Foer

    #Memories #Use #Tape

  • In between that time, I've done book narrating, you know, books on tape for Dove Audio.
    -- Juice Newton

    #Book #Tape #Done

  • Nothing could be more personal than a tape.
    -- Julie Nixon Eisenhower


  • We shot on location in our very first weeks, in our very first shows. I would like to go on location again, Hawaii would be good!! But normally, we tape five days a week in the studio starting at about 8:00 a.m. and continuing until about 8:00 p.m.
    -- Juliet Mills

    #Would Be #Tape #Hawaii

  • I like to work with a combination of analog and Pro Tools. I love the sound of analog tape, but there's so many things you can do with Pro Tools that would be incredibly difficult and very time-consuming with analog.
    -- Kate Bush

    #Sound #Would Be #Tape

  • Another thing to do with the blues is how they were recorded. They were done on the quick, and some of that stuff was made on wire, not even tape, let alone digital.
    -- Keith Richards

    #Wire #Tape #Done

  • The Taliban's acts of cultural vandalism - the most infamous being the destruction of the giant Bamiyan Buddhas - had a devastating effect on Afghan culture and the artistic scene. The Taliban burned countless films, VCRs, music tapes, books, and paintings. They jailed filmmakers, musicians, painters, and sculptors.
    -- Khaled Hosseini

    #Book #Vcr #Tape