insight quotes

Journalists immediately think of me as a resource for a quote or comment because they know that I will be available to offer fresh insight and meet their deadlines.Marc Benioff

The more insight I get, the more scared I get of women in general.Dan Byrd

Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.Thomas Carlyle

I did 13-something years of talking to wrestlers and promoters about why they did certain things and why they booked matches a certain way and what they were thinking and whether they were satisfied with the draw. And I got a lot of insight in the business.Billy Corgan

Lyrically and thematically, the title 'Doctor Faith', that song is about therapy, psychotherapy, and that song is about emotions and personal insight. I think all the songs on the record sort of go along with that.Christopher Cross

Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster.Johan Cruijff

Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.Bette Davis

The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.Denis Diderot

I think children have talent and insight, but it gets beaten out of them.Rita Dove

I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.Arthur Conan Doyle

One of the changes I'm driving within Nokia is to adopt what we call 'the challenger mindset.' Let's understand that we have to fight, we have to fight our way through the difficulties, we have to listen to consumers, we have to both deliver what they need and also have some creativity and insight and deliver what the don't yet know they need.Stephen Elop

Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly.Arthur Erickson

If the arts are held up solely as a means of social insight, fantasy is denied the chance to be commonplace and reality the chance to be exotic.Richard Eyre

The popular mythology of creative genius depends on beloved stereotypes of the artist in youth and old age: the misunderstood upstart who forces us to see the world afresh; and the revered sage who shows us depths of insight attainable only through a lifetime of hard-won experience.Martin Filler

We're all just a bundle of habits shaped by our memories. And to the extent that we control our lives, we do so by gradually altering those habits, which is to say the networks of our memory. No lasting joke, or invention, or insight, or work of art was ever produced by an external memory. Not yet, at least.Joshua Foer

George Orwell is a pinnacle writer, for his combination of moral insight and literary writing.Atul Gawande

Attack politics costs us dearly in terms of insight into the candidates. In a presidential campaign, the focus is so tight that the politicians are afraid to say anything that hasn't been scripted.Jack Germond

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.Vincent Van Gogh

When you know the lyrics to a tune, you have some kind of insight as to it's composition. If you don't understand what it's about, you're depriving yourself of being really able to communicate this poem.Dexter Gordon