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Consummate Quotes and Sayings
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John Wayne was a consummate gentleman.
Bigger than life.
- Jennifer O'Neill

I hope we can be consummate artists as women or revolutionaries,
or whatever women want to be, and also have love,
not only for ourselves but from a partner.
- Laura Dern

Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional.
He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves.
- Christine Baranski

And I remember looking at Gray Davis and,
you know, Gray is the consummate political operative.
- Mike Curb

 

I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness,
to check my consummate vanity.
- Lord Mountbatten

Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature,
and describe a happiness that humans never taste.
How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!
- Oliver Goldsmith

I think the greatest photographers are the amateur
photographers who do it because they love it.
Arnold Newman is a good example; he is a consummate professional,
but he's also an 'amateur' in the pure sense of the word.
- John Sexton

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Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days
when the shows were referred to as musical comedies.
Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form.
Back then, singer/actors were not the norm.
From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all
to be a consummate Broadway performer.
- Betty Buckley

Our marriage is strictly in name only.
It has never been consummated.
- LaToya Jackson

Revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated
we feel inferior to our victim.
- Emile M. Cioran

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
- John Lyly

I might get drunk one day and fall in love or fall over a hooker outside,
and I would have consummated a relationship that I
couldn't necessarily believe in.
- Oliver Reed

To be precise and reckless: that is the consummation devoutly to be wished.
- James Dickey

The American Revolution was a beginning,
not a consummation.
- Woodrow Wilson

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
- Helen Keller

Architecture tends to consume everything else,
it has become one's entire life.
- Arne Jacobsen

You cannot always make such big exhibitions,
because they consume too much time and energy.
- Alva Noto

We need the Chinese to - you know, spend more,
save less - consume more and not be so focused on exports.
There are big changes we need in the world.
- David Cameron

One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a
sane person would have to consume to believe that a
frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers.
- Mark Thomas

Pornography changes the attitudes and lifestyles of those who consume it,
no matter how old a person is.
- Donna Rice

The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.
- James Agee

Let each produce according to his aptitudes and his force;
let each consume according to his need.
- Louis Blanc

As the rich consume more and more, they are clearly
not going to want to downgrade their own status.
- Susan George

We are 5 percent of the global population and consume
a third of the total resources -
on some level we should all feel guilty relative to the world.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Too many people just eat to consume calories.
Try dining for a change.
- John Walters

We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays.
- Aulus Persius Flaccus

It's much easier to consume the visual image than to read something.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Work to survive, survive by consuming,
survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete.
- Raoul Vaneigem

If it's great stuff, the people who consume it are nourished.
It's a positive force.
- Manuel Puig

We consume about 25 percent of the world's oil every year,
but we only have reserves, including that which has not been pumped,
of about 3 percent of the oil reserves in the world.
- Jay Inslee

Land, in England, is valuable, because we have highly-paid
artisans to consume the produce on the spot.
- Joseph Hume

This exploded in me almost more music than I could consume.
- Hoagy Carmichael

We must put together countries that produce drugs,
countries that traffic, and countries that consume,
and through this multilateral effort really stop the growing of crime.
- Vicente Fox

The great thing about the Internet is that it allows
people to find and consume music.
- Andy Taylor

That's the thing about us lawyers - if at all possible,
we will consume each other.
- Christopher Darden

We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
- Horace

We live in a world of things, and our only connection
with them is that we know how to manipulate or to consume them.
- Erich Fromm

Throughout life people will make you mad,
disrespect you and treat you bad.
Let God deal with the things they do,
cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
- Will Smith

In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial
lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous
lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay
monetary damages to those who,
of their own accord, consume too much of a legal,
safe product.
- Bob Ney

A consumer doesn't take anything away:
he doesn't actually consume anything.
Giving the same thing to a thousand consumers is not
really any more expensive than giving it to just one.
- Linus Torvalds

I was recently looking at what they can actually do
to reduce consumption of petrol.
It would be quite possible to build automobiles out
of carbon fibre that would be just as strong,
weigh 10 times less and consume 10 times less petrol.
- Susan George

Dieting on New Year's Day isn't a good idea as you
can't eat rationally but really need to be free to
consume whatever is necessary,
moment by moment, in order to ease your hangover.
I think it would be much more sensible if resolutions
began generally on January the second.
- Helen Fielding

When a woman gives birth to a child,
the child needs to be able to digest the mother's milk;
but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods,
there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk.
- Marvin Harris

The war on drugs is wrong, both tactically and morally.
It assumes that people are too stupid,
too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether
and under what conditions to consume drugs.
The war on drugs is morally bankrupt.
- Larry Elder

Imagine a thousand more such daily intrusions in your life,
every hour and minute of every day, and you can grasp
the source of this paranoia,
this anger that could consume me at any moment if I lost control.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Our demand for meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates -
the world consumes one billion cans or bottles of Coke a day -
our demand for these things,
not our need, our want - drives us to consume way more
calories than are good for us.
- Mark Bittman

All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system,
there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless,
that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.
- Noam Chomsky

What information consumes is rather obvious:
it consumes the attention of its recipients.
Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention,
and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among
the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
- Herbert Simon

We are taught to consume.
And that's what we do.
But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume,
that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction,
then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's
hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
- River Phoenix

The cleansing fire of Spirit
consumes the troubles of this world.
Feed your concerns to the fire.
Breathe deeply and rejoice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

Today it has been estimated that the average 70 year
old has four chronic conditions and consumes an average
of 35 PBS scripts per year for those conditions.
- Julie Bishop

Happiness consumes itself like a flame.
It cannot burn for ever, it must go out,
and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
- August Strindberg

We spend too much time fretting over the way the industry produces programming,
and too little worrying about the way the public consumes it.
- Michael Medved

As the same fire assumes different shapes When it consumes
objects differing in shape,
So does the one Self take the shape Of every creature in whom he is present.
- Marcus Aurelius

Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed,
which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Widow.
The word consumes itself.
- Sylvia Plath

The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Academics love to make theories about a body of work,
but each book consumes the writer and is the sum of his or her world.
- Jeanette Winterson

This country consumes more pornography than any other country in the world.
- Mark Ruffalo

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and
a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
- John Updike

Let us not be afraid to see the hatred that consumes
the lives of hundreds of thousands of Arabs who sit
around us and wait for the moment when their hands
will be able to reach our blood.
- Moshe Dayan

Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron,
both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it,
as that does which at last eats out the very heart
and substance of the metal.
- Bishop Robert South

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception
and the sensation of Time.
And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare:
pleasure and work.
Pleasure consumes us.
Work strengthens us.
Let us choose.
- Charles Baudelaire

Man is the only creature that consumes without producing.
He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs,
he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits.
Yet he is lord of all the animals.
- George Orwell

The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes,
affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury,
which has so often ruined individuals,
states and empires; and which has now brought almost
universal bankruptcy upon us.
- Josiah Warren

Time is the substance from which I am made.
Time is a river which carries me along,
but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me,
but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me,
but I am the fire.
- Jorge Luis Borges

High office teaches decision making,
not substance.
It consumes intellectual capital; it does not create it.
Most high officials leave office with the perceptions
and insights with which they entered;
they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I think that the use of copyright is going to change dramatically.
Part of it is economics.
There is just going to be so much content out there -
there's a scarcity of attention.
Information consumes attention, and there's too much information.
- Esther Dyson

In too many cases, the moms, the dads,
the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must
stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this
horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child.
- Michael McCaul


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