Atmosphere quotes

  • I believe one of the reasons we went through such a remarkable growth period was that we had this atmosphere of free discussion.
    -- Akio Morita

    #Believe #Growth #Atmosphere

  • There are many who still do not believe that global warming is a problem at all. And it's no wonder: because they are the targets of a massive and well-organized campaign of disinformation lavishly funded by polluters who are determined to prevent any action to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming out of a fear that their profits might be affected if they had to stop dumping so much pollution into the atmosphere.
    -- Al Gore

    #Determination #Believe #Atmosphere

  • Then I thought, with the same clubhead speed, the ball's going to go at least six times as far. There's absolutely no drag, so if you do happen to spin it, it won't slice or hook 'cause there's no atmosphere to make it turn.
    -- Alan Shepard

    #Golf #Atmosphere #Causes

  • There is an atmosphere of well-sounding oratory that likes to attach itself to dress clothes. Away with it!
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Clothes #Atmosphere #Dresses

  • Beige is atmosphere. It's bisque, it's ivory, it's cream, it's stone, it's toast, it's cappuccino. It;s well, it's magic.
    -- Albert Hadley

    #Ivory #Atmosphere #Magic

  • Color is very much about atmosphere and emotion and the feel of a place.
    -- Alex Webb

    #Color #Atmosphere #Emotion

  • You have to be aware of all the latent possibilities that give a work its special character - its atmosphere, its moods, its contrasts.
    -- Alfred Brendel

    #Character #Giving #Atmosphere

  • We had many books and pictures... my parents' way of life doubtless left a lasting impression on me. They created an atmosphere in which a certain kind of freedom could exist. This may well account for my seeking a related sense of liberty as I grew up.
    -- Alfred Stieglitz

    #Book #Parent #Atmosphere

  • The vote, cast in a free atmosphere and with all inclinations and parties at present, was after all a vote to the Islamic Republic, to national independence, to the Constitution and to the Islamic causes.
    -- Ali Khamenei

    #Islamic #Party #Atmosphere

  • The de-eroticization of the world, a companion to its disenchantment ... seems to result from a combination of causes our democratic regime and its tendencies toward leveling and self-protection, a reductionist-materialist science that inevitably interprets eros as sex, and the atmosphere generated by "the death of God" and of the subordinate god, Eros.
    -- Allan Bloom

    #Sex #Self #Atmosphere

  • A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere.
    -- Allen Carr

    #Atmosphere #Comedian #Crowds

  • Passions are like storms which, full of present mischief, serve to purify the atmosphere.
    -- Andrew Michael Ramsay

    #Passion #Atmosphere #Storm

  • The Kyoto theorists have put the cart before the horse. It is global warming that triggers higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, not the other way round.
    -- Andrey Kapitsa

    #Horse #Kyoto #Atmosphere

  • You got the impression that each and every little individual was feeling pretty important doing the pretty important job of building up a State . The atmosphere reminded me of a word it was ’democracy.’
    -- Anna Louise Strong

    #Jobs #Feelings #Atmosphere

  • I started in the restaurant business at the age of 19 as a waitress. I loved the atmosphere and the camaraderie of the restaurant business. I loved not having to go to an office. I loved making people happy.
    -- Anne Burrell

    #People #Office #Atmosphere

  • Radical self-care is quantum, and radiates out into the atmosphere, like a little fresh air.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Air #Self #Atmosphere

  • I rarely use the Internet for research, as I find the process cumbersome and detestable. The information gained is often untrustworthy and couched in execrable prose. It is unpleasant to sit in front of a twitching screen suffering assault by virus, power outage, sluggish searches, system crashes, the lack of direct human discourse, all in an atmosphere of scam and hustle.
    -- Annie Proulx

    #Suffering #Atmosphere #Hustle

  • The power of authority is never more subtle and effective than when it produces a psychological atmosphere or climate favorable to the life of certain modes of belief, unfavorable, and even fatal, to the life of others.
    -- Arthur Balfour

    #Atmosphere #Climate #Belief

  • Pride, if not the origin, is the medium of all wickedness-the atmosphere without which it would instantly die away.
    -- Arthur Helps

    #Pride #Atmosphere #Wickedness

  • When all is said, its atmosphere [England's] still contains fewer germs of aggression and brutality per cubic foot in a crowded bus, pub or queue than in any other country in which I have lived
    -- Arthur Koestler

    #Country #Feet #Atmosphere

  • After you've read a novel, you only retain a vague memory of its contents. You remember the atmosphere, the odd image or phrase or vivid cameo.
    -- Arthur Smith

    #Memories #Atmosphere #Phrases

  • I would have had the same narrative, regardless of the atmosphere and the restrictions.
    -- Asghar Farhadi

    #Atmosphere #Narrative #Restriction

  • Mystery is like a kind of atmosphere which bathes the greatest works of the masters.
    -- Auguste Rodin

    #Atmosphere #Kind #Mystery

  • Then suddenly something just kicked me. I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different atmosphere than you normally are. My immediate reaction was to back off, slow down.
    -- Ayrton Senna

    #Atmosphere #Different #Kind

  • Direct experience is inherently too limited to form an adequate foundation either for theory or for application. At the best it produces an atmosphere that is of value in drying and hardening the structure of thought. The greater value of indirect experience lies in its greater variety and extent. History is universal experience, the experience not of another, but of many others under manifold conditions.
    -- B. H. Liddell Hart

    #Lying #Atmosphere #Foundation

  • Our atmosphere can't tell the difference between emissions from an Asian factory, the exhaust from a North American SUV, or deforestation in South America or Africa
    -- Ban Ki-moon

    #Differences #America #Atmosphere

  • All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behaviour happens, small moments happen and that's what ultimately works the best for me.
    -- Barry Levinson

    #Atmosphere #Trying #Behaviour

  • My function as a writer is to provide an atmosphere in which people can think wisely about what we're doing on this planet.
    -- Barry Lopez

    #Thinking #People #Atmosphere

  • London has the advantage of one of the most gloomy atmospheres in the world.
    -- Bayard Taylor

    #Atmosphere #World #London

  • A photographer must be prepared to catch and hold on to those elements which give distinction to the subject or lend it atmosphere.
    -- Bill Brandt

    #Giving #Atmosphere #Elements

  • The atmosphere defines the environment of sound.
    -- Bill Laswell

    #Atmosphere #Sound #Environment

  • In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience.
    -- Bill Laswell

    #House #Atmosphere #Quality

  • What distinguishes a great player is his presence. When he goes on to the court, his presence dominates the atmosphere.
    -- Bill Russell

    #Basketball #Player #Atmosphere

  • Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere.
    -- Bill Veeck

    #Baseball #Attitude #Atmosphere

  • I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual.
    -- Bobby Flay

    #Atmosphere #Culture #Grilling

  • Pele played in an era which had so many great players and in that atmosphere he stood out above the others. He was the complete player in every aspect as well as being a kind human being. Cristiano Ronaldo is young yet, and has many years ahead of himself. But as of now, I do not see anyone who can compare with Pele
    -- Bobby Moore

    #Player #Years #Atmosphere

  • The main problem with being president is the constant sense that you are inside a glass bowl for everyone to see, or in a kind of barometric chamber with an artificial atmosphere where you must stay all the time.
    -- Boris Yeltsin

    #Glasses #Atmosphere #President

  • Music can set an atmosphere of worship which invites [the] spirit of revelation, of testimony.
    -- Boyd K. Packer

    #Music #Atmosphere #Spirit

  • Saigon is hot, full of atmosphere, activity, and commerce
    -- Brendan Fraser

    #Atmosphere #Hot #Saigon

  • One of my realizations in such an earthy atmosphere was that many of the burning theological issues in the church were neither burning nor theological.
    -- Brennan Manning

    #Issues #Atmosphere #Church

  • What matters in modern music is not the part you can write down, the words and the tune, but the rest - the texture, the atmosphere, the references and associations.
    -- Brian Eno

    #Writing #What Matters #Atmosphere

  • If the Negroes are to remain forever removed from the producing atmosphere, and the present discrimination continues, there will be nothing left for them to do.
    -- Carter G. Woodson

    #Forever #Atmosphere #Discrimination

  • Love is not a theme. It's an atmosphere, a mood.
    -- Cecelia Ahern

    #Love Is #Atmosphere #Mood

  • The life of our city is rich in poetic and marvelous subjects. We are enveloped and steeped as though in an atmosphere of the marvelous; but we do not notice it.
    -- Charles Baudelaire

    #Life #Cities #Atmosphere

  • Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life
    -- Charlotte Mason

    #Discipline #Atmosphere

  • Our three big emergencies are fire, loss of pressurization or contaminated atmosphere. Any of those things in a spaceship are very deadly and time critical. Everybody's trained, but I'm the commander of the ship, and it's up to me to decide.
    -- Chris Hadfield

    #Loss #Fire #Atmosphere

  • We need healthy forests if we want to protect our climate. As the climate changes, forests become more vulnerable to insect outbreaks, droughts and wildfires. Simultaneously, when our forests are destroyed, their carbon is released back into the atmosphere, further impacting climate change. It's a horrifying one-two punch.
    -- Chris Noth

    #Two #Healthy #Atmosphere

  • On The Others, very atmospheric and probably mysterious is how I would say it felt to be on the set. It felt just a little uneasy, the atmosphere that we were trying to capture.
    -- Christopher Eccleston

    #Atmosphere #Trying #Littles

  • Not to make him blush, but any story illustrated by Mike Mignola does things that prose alone cant accomplish. The illustrations create mood and atmosphere, drawing the reader more deeply into the story than words could do on their own.
    -- Christopher Golden

    #Illustration #Drawing #Atmosphere

  • The atmosphere and the environment that you get on a Chris Nolan film that he and Emma [Tomson] create is one where you feel very safe and very confident and able to experiment with characters. It's a great place to be as an actor.
    -- Christopher Nolan

    #Character #Atmosphere #Actors

  • The product itself should be it's own best salesman. Not the product alone, but the product plus a mental impression, and atmosphere, which you place around it
    -- Claude C. Hopkins

    #Writing #Atmosphere #Should

  • The light constantly changes, and that alters the atmosphere and beauty of things every minute.
    -- Claude Monet

    #Garden #Light #Atmosphere

  • As far as the radio waves part of the spectrum, we can do these adequately from the ground because the atmosphere is basically transparent to our radio waves.
    -- Claude Nicollier

    #Atmosphere #Radio #Wave

  • I don't feel that an atmosphere of debate and total disagreement and argument is such a bad thing. It makes for a vital and alive field.
    -- Clifford Geertz

    #Atmosphere #Fields #Alive

  • New Orleans may well have been the most liberal Deep South city in 1954 because of its large Creole population, the influence of the French, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere.
    -- Constance Baker Motley

    #New Orleans #Cities #Atmosphere

  • Since Humanism as a functioning credo is so closely bound up with the methods of reason and science, plainly free speech and democracy are its very lifeblood. For reason and scientific method can flourish only in an atmosphere of civil liberties.
    -- Corliss Lamont

    #Atmosphere #Democracy #Liberty

  • I was reared in the conservative atmosphere of a Methodist parsonage.
    -- Countee Cullen

    #Atmosphere #Conservative #Methodists

  • Compassion naturally creates a positive atmosphere, and as a result you feel peaceful and content.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #Compassion #Peaceful #Atmosphere

  • As our own peace of mind grows, so the atmosphere around us becomes more peaceful.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #Peaceful #Atmosphere #Mind

  • A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #Buddhist #Home #Atmosphere

  • The atmosphere seems to change once the sun goes down and the race fans get to watch a good show.
    -- Dale Earnhardt

    #Race #Atmosphere #Fans

  • The atmosphere in which social legislation is considered is not a friend of truth.
    -- Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    #Atmosphere #Politics #Social

  • there's something about Paris that gives you a mental slap all the time, and you can't just sit still and do nothing. You've got to work, to keep up with the pace, the sting in the atmosphere.
    -- Daphne du Maurier

    #Paris #Giving #Atmosphere

  • The atmosphere was wide open in those circles that we traveled in.
    -- David Amram

    #Circles #Atmosphere

  • In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about.
    -- David Amram

    #Atmosphere #Church #Musician

  • I would be absolutely astounded if population growth and industrialisation and all the stuff we are pumping into the atmosphere hadn't changed the climatic balance. Of course it has. There is no valid argument for denial.
    -- David Attenborough

    #Atmosphere #Growth #Balance

  • However, the models also predict unambiguously that the atmosphere is warming faster than the surface of the earth; but all the available observational data unambiguously shows the opposite!
    -- David Douglass

    #Opposites #Data #Atmosphere

  • Essentially, by 2050 we need all activities outside agriculture to be near zero carbon emitting if we are to stop carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere growing
    -- David Miliband

    #Zero #Agriculture #Atmosphere

  • I read a lot of F. Scott Fitzgerald. I love 'Tender is the Night,' and its atmosphere of doomed romance. He was one of the greatest prose stylists, with a wonderfully clear but lyrical quality.
    -- David Nicholls

    #Night #Romance #Atmosphere

  • We are playing Russian roulette with features of the planet’s atmosphere that will profoundly impact generations to come. How long are we willing to gamble?
    -- David Suzuki

    #Impact #Long #Atmosphere

  • We are upsetting the atmosphere upon which all life depends. In the late 80s when I began to take climate change seriously, we referred to global warming as a "slowmotion catastrophe" one we expected to kick in perhaps generations later. Instead, the signs of change have accelerated alarmingly.
    -- David Suzuki

    #Upset #Atmosphere #Climate

  • Back in 2005, when I was Christopher Eccleston, we saw one of the largest increases on record, of CO2 in the atmosphere. Unless we keep the rise in global temperature to under 2 degrees, by the time I'm Daniel Radcliffe or wee Jimmy Crankie, I won't be able to save the planet. I won't be here to help you -- well I might, but I'll be that bloke who won Any Dream Will Do.
    -- David Tennant

    #Dream #Atmosphere #Able

  • Christ does not inhabit buildings or a certain atmosphere; in fact, the very heavens cannot contain Him. Rather, He is manifested through our obedient, sanctified bodies-His temples.
    -- David Wilkerson

    #Heaven #Atmosphere #Doe

  • I like to create an atmosphere where actors feel safe enough to take risks.
    -- David Yates

    #Risk #Atmosphere #Actors

  • The brain, which operates on electromagnetic impulses, is as much an activity of the universe as are the electromagnetic storms in the atmosphere or on a distant star. Therefore science is one form of electromagnetism that spends it time studying another formscience is god explaining god through a human nervous systemisn't spirituality the same thing?
    -- Deepak Chopra

    #Stars #Brain #Atmosphere

  • I just wanted to get back to playing attacking football after my time in Italy. It was a little difficult at first but the atmosphere and the fans were just fantastic.
    -- Dennis Bergkamp

    #Football #Atmosphere #Fans

  • In Romanticism, the main determinant is the mood, the atmosphere. And in that regard, you could also describe Schubert as a Romantic.
    -- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

    #Romantic Love #Atmosphere #Mood

  • I want to be on the field. It's a better place to talk to the guys. It's a relaxed atmosphere. You want to make sure you know what's going on, not just with the hitters.
    -- Don Mattingly

    #Guy #Atmosphere #Fields

  • You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
    -- Donella Meadows

    #Stupid #Atmosphere #Environmental

  • The generation of atmosphere, the aura of the uncanny, is one of the most important secrets of magic. It contributes to the willing suspension of disbelief, the feeling that, within the circle, or in the presence of the magical shrine, anything may happen.
    -- Doreen Valiente

    #Circles #Feelings #Atmosphere

  • To create an atmosphere dedicated to present charming interiors that will attract maternity develop distinctive decoration and furnishings that can be installed at modest expenditure - and will require a minimum of maintenance costs.
    -- Dorothy Draper

    #Design #Atmosphere #Cost

  • I love the atmosphere at the mall - everything about Christmas. I don't think anything specific gets me in the holiday spirit except for the holidays themselves.
    -- Drake Bell

    #Holiday #Thinking #Atmosphere

  • You go through different stages when you're working on the music in film. At least, I do. You have a temp score, so you have music from other people, usually from other movies, to give you a sense of what the mood is supposed to be, what the atmosphere is.
    -- Duncan Jones

    #People #Giving #Atmosphere

  • We reach our best, and we do our best, we are at our best in a love atmosphere.
    -- E. W. Kenyon

    #Love #True Love #Atmosphere

  • I felt that I breathed an atmosphere of sorrow.
    -- Edgar Allan Poe

    #Atmosphere #Sorrow #Melancholy

  • Daylight is too easy. What I want is difficult - the atmosphere of lamps and moonlight.
    -- Edgar Degas

    #Photography #Atmosphere #Lamps

  • If we imagine an observer to approach our planet from outer space, and, pushing aside the belts of red-brown clouds which obscure our atmosphere, to gaze for a whole day on the surface of the earth as it rotates beneath him, the feature, beyond all others most likely to arrest his attention would be the wedge-like outlines of the continents as they narrow away to the South.
    -- Eduard Suess

    #Space #Clouds #Atmosphere

  • Growth comes out of a healthy competitive atmosphere, not trying to choose a particular path forward.
    -- Edward Felten

    #Healthy #Atmosphere #Growth

  • Knowing he [Bob Serber] was going to the [first atom bomb] test, I asked him how he planned to deal with the danger of rattlesnakes. He said, 'I'll take along a bottle of whiskey.' … I ended by asking, 'What would you do about those possibilities [of what unknown phenomena might cause a nuclear explosion to propagate in the atmosphere]?' Bob replied, 'Take a second bottle of whiskey.
    -- Edward Teller

    #Atmosphere #Whiskey #Atomic Bomb

  • Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.
    -- Edwin Louis Cole

    #Christmas #Miracle #Atmosphere

  • The atmosphere almost looks like an eggshell on an egg, it's so thin. We know that we don't have much air - we need to protect what we have.
    -- Eileen Collins

    #Air #Eggs #Atmosphere

  • Basically we could not have peace, or an atmosphere in which peace could grow, unless we recognized the rights of individual human beings... their importance, their dignity... and agreed that was the basic thing that had to be accepted throughout the world.
    -- Eleanor Roosevelt

    #Acceptance #Rights #Atmosphere

  • Preemption is the right of any nation in order to preserve its National Security; however, preemptive war is a tactic, not a strategy. When used as a strategy preemption dilutes diplomacy, creates an atmosphere of distrust, and promotes regional instability.
    -- Ellen Tauscher

    #War #Order #Atmosphere

  • Over all crowds there seems to float a vague distress, an atmosphere of pervasive melancholy, as if any large gathering of people creates an aura of terror and pity.
    -- Emile Zola

    #People #Atmosphere #Gathering

  • That's just my family's mentality. We are a very loving, hugging and kissing kind of family. And we grew up in a church atmosphere and still have that atmosphere. There is no negativity.
    -- Eric Davis

    #Kissing #Negativity #Atmosphere

  • Those who lack the capacity to achieve much in an atmosphere of freedom will clamor for power.
    -- Eric Hoffer

    #Atmosphere #Liberty #Achieve

  • I was reared in an atmosphere where a great deal of attention was paid to women's hairdressing.
    -- Erich von Stroheim

    #Atmosphere #Attention #Deals

  • Opera is a musical scenery, a musical atmosphere in which the characters move and talk.
    -- Erik Satie

    #Moving #Character #Atmosphere

  • Spirituality is natural goodness. God is not a person; God is a presence personified in us. Spirituality is not a thing; it is the atmosphere of God's Presence, goodness, truth, and beauty.
    -- Ernest Holmes

    #Atmosphere #Spirit #Natural

  • Our most consequential human problems will be resolved, not through competition, but collaboration... what we need in education is a learning climate in which students work together. In such an atmosphere, truth emerges as authentic insights are conscientiously exchanged.
    -- Ernest L. Boyer

    #Carpe Diem #Competition #Atmosphere