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I'm not the smartest fellow in the world,
but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Related topics: Intelligence

Meanwhile, the originator of a theory may have a very lonely time,
especially if his colleagues find his views of nature unfamiliar,
and difficult to appreciate.
- Peter D. Mitchell

Since Michael died I think I've worked constantly.
Friends and colleagues are very sustaining.
They're the people who get you through it...
It's no good to be on your own.
- Judi Dench

At every stage of my career I have had interesting and cordial colleagues,
some of whom are close friends.
- Daniel Nathans

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I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend
precious time and energy defending or explaining my past.
We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
- Van Jones

The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it
also honors the field of research in which I have worked
and it also honors my students and colleagues.
- Robert Hofstadter

I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the
experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

 

And time for reflection with colleagues is for me a lifesaver;
it is not just a nice thing to do if you have the time.
It is the only way you can survive.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

We are sometimes asked what the result would be if
we put four +'s in one gene.
To answer this my colleagues have recently put together
not merely four but six +'s.
- Francis Crick

We have to change course.
And we have to do so now.
That is why I worked with my colleagues in Washington
to pass the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Too many of my Senate colleagues overdid it.
They stayed on too long - napping through committee
hearings when they should have packed up and gone home.
- Leverett Saltonstall

A scientist's aim in a discussion with his colleagues is not to persuade,
but to clarify.
- Leo Szilard

I was the only person of color in the Senate,
and my colleagues were Strom Thurmond,
Jesse Helms and Trent Lott.
- Carol Moseley Braun

I agree with my colleagues, even the one who just preceded me,
that marijuana is probably a dangerous drug,
and I would not suggest that we do anything to encourage its use.
- Dana Rohrabacher

The world's a small place and people are watching;
and,
you know, somebody disappears, the family knows and their colleagues know,
and so eventually, these things do get out.
- Jane Mayer

Sometimes my colleagues joke and call me Hannah.
- Hanoi Hannah

In the past, two colleagues died each season.
It was generally accepted this could happen.
- Jacky Ickx

HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy.
We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.
- David Geffen

In talking to you I feel very much more at ease than
my colleagues who gave the speeches during the banquet.
- Felix Bloch

My colleagues have expressed confidence in my ability
to articulate our conservative message and to provide
new focus to our efforts in the General Assembly.
- Philip E. Berger

Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues,
but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture.
They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement.
- Pat Roberts

The visible things that have come from the group have
been the Plan 9 system and Inferno,
but I hasten to say that the ideas and the work have come from colleagues.
- Dennis Ritchie

I listen to all kinds of music - new music,
old music, music of my colleagues, everything.
- Gyorgy Ligeti

If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk,
stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along.
When in doubt, route.
- Malcolm Forbes

I suffer much less than many of my colleagues.
I am perfectly able to go to Australia and film within three hours of arrival.
- David Attenborough

Most important, I have learned from my colleagues and students.
- James Tobin

We've lost sight of our role in the region and our
view of our colleagues in the region.
- John Hewson

One works in one's laboratory - one's chaotic laboratory -
with students and colleagues,
doing what one most wants to do - then all this happens!
It is overwhelming.
- Haldan Keffer Hartline

I and my colleagues here have been engaged in the pursuit of knowledge.
- Frederick Sanger

To have the recognition of your colleagues is great.
The public attention is a mixed blessing.
- Joshua Lederberg

I have some friends, colleagues here at the Karolinska
Institute and even in the United States and many other countries too,
because we are working together as scientists.
- Lennart Nilsson

You honor me greatly and beyond my ability as an individual
but in so doing you honor my colleagues also who made
possible the results you have cited.
- Willard Libby

Well, I was a very strong opponent of the war,
in fact, one of those who went door to door to my colleagues
and thus achieved 60 percent of the Democrats voting no against this war.
- Jan Schakowsky

Even the frankest and bravest of subordinates do not
talk with their boss the same way they talk with colleagues.
- Robert Greenleaf

I will continue to work in Washington to oppose any
efforts to expand drilling off our Coasts and to challenge
my colleagues to adopt responsible energy policies.
- Lois Capps

I voted no on the resolution to give the president
authority to go to war against Iraq.
I was able to apply caveat emptor.
Most of my colleagues could not.
- Bob Graham

Having said that, I enjoyed every minute of my time
and I got a degree of job satisfaction which I am sure
was far greater than the majority of my colleagues.
- Len G. Murray

It is time to recognize a simple fact of life.
Contrary to what some of my colleagues seem to believe,
tax cuts do not pay for themselves.
- George Voinovich

I am sure that every one of my colleagues -
Democrat,
Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement.
That in the voting booth, every one is equal.
- Barbara Boxer

I absolutely intend to return every penny given to
me by my Democratic colleagues and Democratic leaders.
- Rodney Alexander

The U.S.
Constitution is the basic framework for the greatest democracy on Earth.
Some of my colleagues find it easy to amend it.
I don't.
- Byron Dorgan

So I submit to my colleagues here today that hydrogen
is not as far away as we think it is.
- Bob Inglis

It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues
believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.
- Conrad Hall

If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year,
they would tell that gun control was one of the major
contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
- John Dingell

I am delighted to have had students,
friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have
learned so much of what I know from them.
This Nobel Award honours them all.
- John Pople

My attitude toward graduate students was different,
I must say.
I used graduate students as colleagues:
I gave them the best problems to work on,
and I encouraged them.
- Frank Press

I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do
my job it'll even see the light of air,
if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by.
- Christiane Amanpour

If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues
on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain
the focus on long-term price stability as monetary
policy's greatest contribution to general economic
prosperity and maximum employment.
- Ben Bernanke

People in the Pentagon had colleagues killed and maimed by bin Laden.
They're trying to find bin Laden and kill him and his cult.
Naturally they consider that a legitimate thing to do,
but they're having mixed success at the job.
- Bruce Sterling

Over this August district work period,
like many of my colleagues, I spent a lot of time with
the men and women in uniform from my home State.
The 196th Field Artillery Brigade just got back from a year in Afghanistan.
- Zach Wamp

My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is
finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports,
our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched
by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe.
- Allyson Schwartz

The lack of health care coverage has remained very
important to me during my time in Congress and as a
member of the House Subcommittee on Health,
I am working hard with my colleagues to correct these inequalities.
- Paul Gillmor

I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have
put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table.
The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large
and diverse but we share many common goals including
cutting wasteful spending,
getting our economy back on track and making government
smarter and more efficient.
- Kristi Noem

The final outcome cannot be known, either to the originator of a new theory,
or to his colleagues and critics, who are bent on falsifying it.
Thus, the scientific innovator may feel all the more lonely and uncertain.
- Peter D. Mitchell

Experimental high energy physics research is a group effort.
I have been very fortunate to have had outstanding
students and colleagues who have made invaluable contributions
to the research with which I have been associated.
- Jerome Isaac Friedman

In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege
to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues
in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering.
- Ernest Lawrence

We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal,
State, and local authorities have the resources and
support necessary to combat this growing epidemic.
This is a top priority for me and many of my colleagues here in Congress.
- Ron Lewis

I continue to vote against such spending increases,
but sometimes I think some of my Republican colleagues
forgot that we were sent here to shrink the federal government,
not to grow it.
- Jeff Miller

This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important,
common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit
the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal
injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses.
- Bob Ney

I would advise my young colleagues, the composers of symphonies,
to drop in sometimes at the kindergarten,
too.
It is there that it is decided whether there will be
anybody to understand their works in twenty years' time.
- Zoltan Kodaly

In the past, it was easier to believe in my own effectiveness.
If I worked hard, with good colleagues and good ideas,
we could make a difference.
But now, I sincerely doubt that.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I'd like to ask you: what you would prefer us to do?
I'd like to ask my colleagues,
would any other country act differently? I think the answer is very clear.
No one would act differently.
- Silvan Shalom

Some people work hard in this business and become really popular,
really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business.
Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in
you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more.
- Sharon Stone

I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the
aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that
provides secure retirement benefits for all,
especially those who are most at risk such as widows,
orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.
- Chaka Fattah

Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life.
He lied to his wife, his family, his friends,
his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party,
the American people and the world.
- Barry Goldwater

Courses on historical methodology are not worth the time that they take up.
I shall never give one myself, and I have observed
that many of my colleagues who do give such courses
refrain from exemplifying their methods by writing anything.
- Samuel E. Morison

At a time when the insurgents are saying that time is working against them,
my Democratic colleagues are introducing a measure
to set a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq that will
undercut the momentum that the insurgents themselves
say we have built in Iraq.
- Kit Bond

Mr. Speaker, for the last 5 years I have been working
with a bipartisan group of my colleagues to make it
illegal to continue the barbaric practice of game bird
and illegal dog fighting.
- Earl Blumenauer

And at the same time, you are of course a performer,
but it's very important that you understand that your
role as a performer is to get the best performance
from those wonderful colleagues that you have the chance to work with.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill.
I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard
work in coming to an agreement.
As with any conference, each voice is heard,
but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved.
- Ted Stevens

As part of my efforts to fight identity theft,
I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services
Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a
reasonable notification requirement.
- Melissa Bean


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