presents quotes

I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child.Robert Casey

I used to have nightmares when I was a little kid that I woke up prematurely and opened all the Christmas presents. And then I would be so relieved when I woke up and I realized that I hadn't done it.Claire Danes

The musician writes for the orchestra what his inner voice sings to him; the painter rarely relies without disadvantage solely upon the images which his inner eye presents to him; nature gives him his forms, study governs his combinations of them.Hermann Ebbinghaus

For example, in painting the form arises from abstract elements of line and color, while in cinema the material concreteness of the image within the frame presents - as an element - the greatest difficulty in manipulation.Sergei Eisenstein

I don't know if it's how I speak or what it is about me that presents that sort of label, but I don't know how many times I have to be out in public with a girlfriend to stop that from being said.Jeff Garcia

Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world.Stephen Gardiner

Social media presents an opportunity for business people to connect and know each other prior to a phone call or email taking place.Jeffrey Gitomer

The main challenge that television presents is that I have a tendency to say things with a great deal of precision and accuracy. Often a description of that sort, which will work in a book because people can read it slowly - they can turn the pages back and so on - doesn't really work on TV because it interrupts the flow of the moving image.Brian Greene

I listen to National Public Radio, which, to me at least, presents the most rounded view of things.Ed Harris

I don't think that much anymore in terms of 'write a record, record a record, tour a record,' because in my own mind, things have changed, in that I'm just an ongoing artist. I'm not quite sure what the next project needs to be until it presents himself, and then I know. I just follow dutifully while I'm being led.P. J. Harvey

I had eight brothers and sisters. Every Christmas my younger brother Bobby would wake up extra early and open everybody's presents - everybody's - so by the time the rest of us got up, all the gifts were shredded, ribbons off, torn open and thrown aside.Tommy Hilfiger

We were bemused, I guess, when we got the call from Hollywood. We didn't know anything about the entertainment industry or even what a casting agency was. But I thought, 'What do I have to lose?' It's not every day a great opportunity presents itself.Thomas Horn

But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.Muhammad Iqbal

Illegal immigration presents a huge problem. That is why I decided to spend a week along the southern border to see firsthand how bad the problem is and, more importantly, what Congress can do to fix it.Ric Keller

The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned and restricted by the effects of prior presents, possesses genuine initiative.Corliss Lamont

A signal is comprehended if it serves to make us notice the object or situation it bespeaks. A symbol is understood when we conceive the idea it presents.Susanne Langer

He is ready, if the occasion presents itself, to throw the whole English population in the St. Lawrence.Wilfrid Laurier

A writer who presents men and women as creatures truncated below the waist is exposed as one who goes about without his trousers saying, 'see, I have had my testicles removed.'Norman Lindsay

Even today, I am still very child-like while designing. It's a bit like Christmas - each of your designs you create is like unravelling your presents.Christian Louboutin

Presents are symbolic. When you give them in your personal life, they should show that you are paying attention to the person to whom you're giving them.Judith Martin