Spin Quotes

Quotes tagged as "spin" (showing 1-22 of 22)
Gerard Way
“I thought if we made an album that tried to change the world, or give it hope, it would really happen. But all people found was death and destruction and misery and self-hate. I learned that the world doesn't want to be saved, and it will f**king punch you in the face if you try.”
Gerard Way

Max Brooks
“Looking back, I still can't believe how unprofessional the news media was. So much spin, so few hard facts. All those digestible sound bites from an army of 'experts' all contradicting one another, all trying to seem more 'shocking' and 'in-depth' than the last one. It was all so confusing, nobody seemed to know what to do.”
Max Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

C.D. Reiss
“Don't put me in a position where I have to defend myself against this again.”
C.D. Reiss, Spin

Tana French
“To my mind the defining characteristic of our era is spin, everything tailored to vanishing point by market research, brands and bands manufactured to precise specifications; we are so used to things transmuting into whatever we would like them to be that it comes as a profound outrage to encounter death, stubbornly unspinnable, only and immutably itself.”
Tana French, In the Woods
tags: death, spin

Benjamin Netanyahu
“It doesn't matter if justice is on your side. You have to depict your position as just.”
Benjamin Netanyahu

“Anyone can spin a victory, it's a total loss that demands creativity”
Josh Stern, And That's Why I'm Single: What Good Is Having A Lucky Horseshoe Up Your Butt When The Horse Is Still Attached?

Robert Charles Wilson
“I appreciated her bluntness. Maybe it came with her sudden sobriety. Here she was back in the brightly lit world she had been avoiding for twenty years, and it was exactly as awful as she remembered it.”
Robert Charles Wilson

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“How often have I painted a splendid picture of a journey marked by courageous ascents and daring desert crossings when all along all I’ve really been doing is running?”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Thomas Hobbes
“Fact be virtuous, or vicious, as Fortune pleaseth”
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan

Roy Peter Clark
“But doesn't add something to what has come before; but takes something away. At its most daring, it can feel like a Bat Turn, a 180-degree spin int the Batmobile. Make that a But Turn.”
Roy Peter Clark, The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English

Tim Weiner
“The ability to represent failure as success would become an Agency tradition.”
Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

Ursula Hegi
“If I look closely, I can almost see myself floating in my mother's palm. Yet, when I shut my eyes, I find a different image of my mother releasing me as we dance in the storm and twirl in separate circles that cause the water to ripple from us in widening rings which merge in one ebbing bracelet of waves where the borders of the quarry meet the water, far from the center where my mother and I continue to spin our bodies in the radiant sheen of lightning.”
Ursula Hegi, Floating in My Mother's Palm

Filipe Russo
“Me embalo em redes de spin irradiando surtos de raios gama.”
Filipe Russo, Caro Jovem Adulto

Jazz Feylynn
“The road had detours, stop signs, missed turns, hills and valleys, deep, deep tangled forests, ruts and potholes, icy patches, and spin-outs along the way.”
Jazz Feylynn

Filipe Russo
“Tomo banho em espumas de spin sob gigantes azuis.”
Filipe Russo, Caro Jovem Adulto

Paul Krugman
“The habit of disguising ideology as expertise has created a deficit of legitimacy.”
Paul Krugman

Rodney Page
“As the campaign progressed, Armistead remembered what his parents had taught him: If you never tell a lie, you won't have to remember what you said.
He subsequently developed a perverse respect for politicians who had mastered the art of spin. It was a skill to produce an answer having nothing to do with the question.
He didn't think he was crafty enough to do it.”
Rodney Page, Powers Not Delegated

Ljupka Cvetanova
“Life is a circle. It spins you around.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

Deyth Banger
“The life is a whipping top. When it ends the spin, life ends!”
Deyth Banger
tags: ends, life, spin