Trends quotes

  • Better to be right about the trend and wrong about the implementation, than the other way around.
    -- Aaron Levie

    #Trends #Way

  • At the very top state institutions, like UCLA, Berkeley and the University of Texas, however, the trend of downward minority enrollment remains persistent and discouraging.
    -- Adam Schiff

    #Texas #Ucla #Trends

  • Simply that we are mirroring the trends in society, at any given time smuggling was an issue in the seventies, corruption is an issue today, and we faithfully reflect those issues.
    -- Ajay Devgan

    #Issues #Trends #Today

  • Sustainability is a set of conditions and trends in a given system that can continue indefinitely
    -- Alan AtKisson

    #Future #Vision #Trends

  • Don't try to write to the trend of the moment.
    -- Alan Dean Foster

    #Writing #Trying #Trends

  • But herein lies the rub: Christianity has been on a long-term trend of decline in every Western cultural context that we can identify.
    -- Alan Hirsch

    #Lying #Long #Trends

  • More retirees, longer life expectancy, larger benefits, and fewer workers - these trends have meant substantial increases in the payroll tax. Since the social security program began, the payroll tax has increased more than 500 percent.
    -- Alex Tabarrok

    #Benefits #Trends #Social

  • A trend is a trend is a trend. But the question is, will it bend? Will it alter its course through some unforeseen force and come to a premature end?
    -- Alexander Cairncross

    #Trends #Planning #Ends

  • There is still zero empirical evidence that anthropogenic production of CO2 is making any measurable contribution to the world's present warming trend.
    -- Alexander Cockburn

    #Zero #World #Trends

  • One main factor in the upward trend of animal life has been the power of wandering.
    -- Alfred North Whitehead

    #Nature #Animal #Trends

  • Sometimes it feels like it hurts when you make a big purchase, so I really believe that the more expensive things should be gems that you keep in your closet, not trends.
    -- Amber Valletta

    #Hurt #Believe #Trends

  • I have a trend of my own.
    -- Andrei Platonov


  • Movies, as evidenced by a chorus of protesting and celebrating Americans, influence broader trends.
    -- Anna Deavere Smith

    #Trends #Influence #Celebrate

  • I’m not too into the trends - I like to look at trends as suggestions, not as rules.
    -- Bethany Mota

    #Suggestions #Looks #Trends

  • I just remember I wanted to make my own dynasty and not keep following trends. I wanted to make my own.
    -- Big Sean

    #Dynasty #Trends #Remember

  • It is now time to reverse the trend we have seen developing over the years, that of beauty at all costs and health will take care of itself.
    -- Bill Munson

    #Years #Care #Trends

  • Everybody is trying to be so trendy. I think not being trendy should be the next trend.
    -- Brian Molko

    #Thinking #Trying #Trends

  • Be prepared to ride the cycles and trends of life; success is never permanent, and failure is never final.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Failure #Finals #Trends

  • David Brin is a technological determinist. He thinks that we understand the trend and we need to hop on it. I don't have any such illusions.
    -- Bruce Sterling

    #Thinking #Needs #Trends

  • A security cam is one small part of a much larger universe of cams. The much larger effect, socially, politically and economically, is going to come from a much larger trend.
    -- Bruce Sterling

    #Trends #Security #Universe

  • It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear.
    -- C. L. R. James

    #Trends #Revolutionary #Culmination

  • I don't like trends. They tend to make everybody look the same.
    -- Carolina Herrera

    #Looks #Trends

  • All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future... most importantly global warming and climate change.
    -- Cate Blanchett

    #Cities #Climate #Trends

  • This was an unpleasant trend. I didn’t want a lot of guys popping in and out of my bedroom. I wanted one who would stay.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #Guy #Trends #Want

  • I believe someone should be able to dress according to the mood they're in. It shouldn't be forced and you shouldn't have to follow a trend.
    -- Cher Lloyd

    #Believe #Dresses #Trends

  • The reason I go for the designers is because they make me feel good. It's about finding clothes that make you feel good as a woman. If I like it, I'll wear it. You have to go with your instincts and not be led by trends.
    -- Cheryl Cole

    #Clothes #Feel Good #Trends

  • If I was a fashion designer just following trends or designing for celebrities, I would not be fulfilled.
    -- Christian Lacroix

    #Fashion #Design #Trends

  • Trend analyses for extreme tropical cyclones are unreliable because of operational changes that have artificially resulted in more intense tropical cyclones being recorded, casting severe doubts on any such trend linkages to global warming.
    -- Christopher Landsea

    #Doubt #Trends #Casting

  • I just don't want to copy the current trends or do movies for teenagers. I want people to get more out of movies.
    -- Clint Eastwood

    #Teenager #People #Trends

  • One of the nastier trends in library management in recent years is the notion that libraries should be 'responsive to their patrons'.
    -- Connie Willis

    #Years #Library #Trends

  • You have to stay updated on trends, social things and pop culture, you need to stay with the times and keep evolving.
    -- Corey Feldman

    #Needs #Culture #Trends

  • One of the trends we’re seeing in food and agriculture is more and more consumers wanting to know things about their food and where and how it’s grown and what’s in it,
    -- Dan Glickman

    #Agriculture #Trends #Consumers

  • A lot of young chefs today get carried away by trends, by influences, by movements.
    -- Daniel Boulud

    #Movement #Trends #Today

  • Infiniti ads are part of an exciting new trend called "Advertising Whose Sole Purpose Is to Irritate You."
    -- Dave Barry

    #Purpose #Trends #Advertising

  • The Lord's truth is not altered by fads, trends or public opinion.
    -- David A. Bednar

    #Trends #Fads #Public Opinion

  • Today's trend ends up in tomorrow's landfill.
    -- David Amram

    #Trends #Today #Tomorrow

  • On the whole, the evidence indicates that model trends in the troposphere are very likely inconsistent with observations...
    -- David Douglass

    #Energy #Trends #Environment

  • We are concerned by the upward trend in the use of animals in scientific procedures...
    -- David Rutley

    #Animal #Use #Trends

  • When looking at trends I always ask myself basic and timeless questions about business, and the one I seem to always come back to is, 'How is this different than anything else in the marketplace?'
    -- Daymond John

    #Different #Trends #Timeless

  • I don't set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them.
    -- Dick Clark

    #Trends #Rock N Roll #Novelty

  • Opportunities are never lost, just found by those who clearly see the power of trends and timing.
    -- Donald Trump

    #Opportunity #Trends #Timing

  • Progress is not a straight line; the future is not a mere projection of trends in the present. Rather, it is revolutionary. It overturns the conventional wisdom of the present, which often conceals or ignores the clues to the future.
    -- Dr. An Wang

    #Progress #Lines #Trends

  • Trends become more apparent as you step further away from the chart.
    -- Ed Seykota

    #Trends #Steps

  • The trend is your friend except at the end where it bends
    -- Ed Seykota

    #Trends #Ends

  • In order of importance to me are: 1) the long term trend, 2) the current chart pattern, and 3)picking a good spot to buy or sell.
    -- Ed Seykota

    #Order #Long #Trends

  • Trend following is an exercise in observing and responding to the ever-present moment of now
    -- Ed Seykota

    #Exercise #Trends #Moments

  • Trends are manufactured. Real things just happen.
    -- Eicca Toppinen

    #Real #Trends

  • One [has] to sense the trend of history and precede it.
    -- Elsa Schiaparelli


  • The future will be determined in part by happenings that it is impossible to foresee; it will also be influenced by trends that are now existent and observable.
    -- Emily Greene Balch

    #Trends #Determined #Impossible

  • Trends in circulation and advertising - the rise of the Internet, which has made the daily newspaper look slow and unresponsive; the advent of Craigslist, which is wiping out classified advertising-have created a palpable sense of doom.
    -- Eric Alterman

    #Wiping Out #Looks #Trends

  • You have to know how to go against the trend of the times.
    -- Eric Rohmer


  • The trend has been mobile was winning. It's now won.
    -- Eric Schmidt

    #Winning #Phones #Trends

  • When we want to know God's will, there are three things which always concur: the inward impulse, the Word of God and the trend of circumstances. Never act until these three things agree.
    -- F.B. Meyer

    #Three #Inward #Trends

  • My Advice to Young Filmmakers is This: Don't Follow Trends. Start Them!
    -- Frank Capra

    #Advice #Trends #Young

  • Don't follow trends, start trends.
    -- Frank Capra

    #Inspirational #Trends

  • When it came to my art, I went my own way and did not follow the trends.
    -- Frank Frazetta

    #Art #Trends #Way

  • I am generally way out of touch with trends, except now and then I am surprised to find myself leading one, like sympathetic vampires.
    -- Fred Saberhagen

    #Vampire #Trends #Way

  • We must stop the trend of closing schools and building prisons.
    -- Gale Sayers

    #School #Trends #Prison

  • When I came overseas, I realized that there are many ideologies and many trends, and it's also very hard to produce honest art and honest literature. I decided that I didn't want to follow any of these ideologies or trends, because that's also a kind of pressure that doesn't allow absolute freedom. So I decided that I was only going to produce works that were satisfactory to me, and that meant not following any trends and being anti-ideological.
    -- Gao Xingjian

    #Art #Literature #Trends

  • I decided that I did not want to follow any of these ideologies or trends, because these also exerted a kind of pressure, and obstructed absolute creative freedom.
    -- Gao Xingjian

    #Creative #Trends #Want

  • One year's poor form remains a blip but if it happens next year, you can say it's a trend.
    -- Gary Neville

    #Years #Trends #Next Year

  • Advertising spending continues to be somewhat choppy in our markets, but we do not view December's results as indicative of a trend in advertising performance going forward.
    -- Gary Pruitt

    #Views #Trends #December

  • Every bubble has two components: something - some real trend, and a misconception about that trend.
    -- George Soros

    #Real #Two #Trends

  • Economic history is a never-ending series of episodes based on falsehoods and lies, not truths. It represents the path to big money. The object is to recognize the trend whose premise is false, ride that trend and step off before it is discredited.
    -- George Soros

    #Lying #Trends #Path

  • Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are
    -- Gianni Versace

    #Fashion #Trends

  • Geologists and paleo-climatologists know that in the past the Earth's temperature has been substantially warmer than it is today, and that this warming has occurred under purely natural circumstances. Until we can say precisely how much of the current global warming and greenhouse gas increase is the result of this normal temperature cycle, we will not be able to measure how much human activity has added to this natural trend, nor will we be able to predict whether there will be any lasting negative effects.
    -- Greg Benson

    #Past #Earth #Trends

  • Producers want to put their music behind revivals but I don't think that's a good trend for the theater at all.
    -- Harold Prince

    #Thinking #Trends #Want

  • Politicians cannot alter trends.
    -- Harold Watkinson, 1st Viscount Watkinson

    #Trends #Politician

  • Trends that can't continue, won't.
    -- Herbert Stein


  • Looking at obesity without preconceived ideas, one would assume that the main trend of research should be directed toward an examination of abnormalities of the fat metabolism, since by definition excessive accumulation of fat is the underlying abnormality. It so happens that this is the least work has been done.
    -- Hilde Bruch

    #Ideas #Examination #Trends

  • Young voters are crucial. The trend over recent years has been for them to drift away. So anything that gets young voters interested in the electoral process not only has an immediate effect, but has an effect for years and years.
    -- Howard Rheingold

    #Years #Trends #Voters

  • All people seem to want to talk about is the current Ashes series, and whether England are going to reverse the trend of recent series.
    -- Ian Botham

    #People #Ashes #Trends

  • Now we see evolutionary trends in a variety of areas ranging from atomic and molecular physics through fluid mechanics, chemistry and biology to large scale systems of relevance in environmental and economic sciences
    -- Ilya Prigogine

    #Environmental #Trends #Chemistry

  • One might say that the American trend of education is to reduce the senses almost to nil.
    -- Isadora Duncan

    #United States #Trends #Might

  • All caught up in the trends, well the truth began to bend.
    -- Jack Johnson

    #Art #Media #Trends

  • Adopt and change before any major trends or changes.
    -- Jack Ma

    #Leadership #Business #Trends

  • I don't keep up on a lot of the business trends.
    -- James Goodnight


  • What's going on in this country? Unions stand against those trends. We've got to somehow insulate the robust American economy from this global economy that seems to want to devour our standard of living.
    -- James P. Hoffa

    #Country #Unions #Trends

  • I do enjoy fashion - a lot of runway clothes are pretty unwearable, but if moderated, the trends can be worn by just about anyone.
    -- Jane Asher

    #Fashion #Clothes #Trends

  • I've never been so on trend in my entire life.
    -- Jane Krakowski


  • I am sick of being the victim of trends I reflect but don't even understand.
    -- Jane Wagner

    #Sick #Trends #Victim

  • For me, my favorite trends of summer are lots of color, wedges, rompers and bright lipstick.
    -- Janel Parrish

    #Summer #Color #Trends

  • I think it is appropriate to ask whether this trend is compatible with values rooted in our nation's history, among them the high value Americans have traditionally placed on equality of opportunity.
    -- Janet Yellen

    #Opportunity #Thinking #Trends

  • We are in the midst of a protracted wage slump, ... a troubling trend that is largely going unnoticed by policymakers.
    -- Jared Bernstein

    #Slumps #Wages #Trends

  • A new study shows that American students are becoming less proficient in science, and if the trend continues, we will become a nation that's science and chemistry illiterate. And you thought a lot of meth labs are blowing up now?
    -- Jay Leno

    #Trends #Labs #Becoming

  • I'm always interested in finding the new trend. If you love pizza every day, after 22 years of eating pizza, you want to try sushi.
    -- Jean Pigozzi

    #Years #Trying #Trends

  • It's a growing trend. Viewers are our customers, but so are advertisers. And advertisers want different ways to reach our viewers.
    -- Jeff Zucker

    #Different #Growing #Trends

  • Globalization was a deep trend pushed by technology and right ideas, as much as anything else.
    -- Jeffrey Sachs

    #Technology #Ideas #Trends

  • The survey findings reflect the growing trend toward incentive compensation programs as a way for employers to share the wealth with workers, ... Roughly 80 percent of those surveyed offer bonus programs and 401(k) or profit-sharing plans . . . as they compete for the best and brightest workforce.
    -- Jerry Jasinowski

    #Incentives #Trends #Way

  • He really meant to tell them that the big money was not in the individual fluctuations but in the main movements that is, not in reading the tape but in sizing up the entire market and its trend.
    -- Jesse Lauriston Livermore

    #Reading #Movement #Trends

  • Well, he's just the same guy who in other aspects of his life would be very late to a trend.
    -- Jim Cramer

    #Guy #Would Be #Trends

  • The grounding in natural sciences which I obtained in the course of my medical studies, including preliminary examinations in botany, zoology, physics, and chemistry, was to become decisive in determining the trend of my literary work.
    -- Johannes V. Jensen

    #Examination #Trends #Medical

  • There's this large trend - I think the next trend in the Web, sort of Web 2.0 - which is to have users really express, offer, and market their own content, their own persona, their identity.
    -- John Doerr

    #Thinking #Identity #Trends

  • Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going.
    -- John Naisbitt

    #Horse #Trends #Easier

  • [B]y requiring that an execution be relatively painless, we necessarily protect the inmate from enduring any punishment that is comparable to the suffering inflicted on his victim. This trend, while appropriate and required by the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment, actually undermines the very premise on which public approval of the retribution rationale is based.
    -- John Paul Stevens

    #Punishment #Suffering #Trends

  • We will continue to see a convergence of the digital and physical world. Those who conquer that trend will be market leaders.
    -- John Phillips

    #Leader #World #Trends

  • Focus on value because most investors focus on outlooks and trends,
    -- John Templeton

    #Focus #Trends #Outlook

  • Phish has never had anything to do with any trends at all in America.
    -- Jon Fishman

    #America #Trends #Phish

  • I'm so excited for my first fragrance! I chose to partner with Dots because I love what they do for their customers, bringing them the hottest trends in fashion, accessories and fragrance at unbelievably low prices. It's amazing!
    -- Jordin Sparks

    #Fashion #Trends #Firsts

  • Trends toward increasing numbers of infection and increasing drug resistance show no sign of abating,
    -- Joshua Sharfstein

    #Numbers #Drug #Trends