Extensive Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Extensive Quotes from Alan Alda, Al Gore, Nirmala Sitharaman, Zac Efron, Amor Towles. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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I find myself going to places where I really have no business, speaking to these people in a whole other field that I have no extensive knowledge of. But I do it very often because it scares me.
Alan Alda
I did very extensive diligence on Al Jazeera English, the network from which Al Jazeera America is going to be derived, and it’s really very clear that they have long since established a reputation for excellence and integrity and objectivity.
Al Gore
PM Modi believes in detailed planning through extensive consultation. He is an example as a listener – no interruptions, no urgent phone calls, no distractions; he absorbs every input. He doesn’t hesitate to say he needs more inputs, another round of briefing, or more time to mull over.
Nirmala Sitharaman
I think the only real knowledge I had before I went to Iowa was what I learned from ‘Food Inc’. But once I got there and developed these extensive relationships with the farmers, I realized that we’re basically made of corn.
Zac Efron
I make extensive outlines before I write a book. I usually know what will happen. I know the characters, and I know what they are about.
Amor Towles
The scientist’s inquiry into the causes of things is providing an ever more extensive understanding of nature.
Kenneth G. Wilson
My dad was young; he went to work. But he’d been to war. He’d seen some of the world. It wasn’t like he was going to be an extensive traveler or something. It didn’t seem to be in his nature or in the nature of his parents or many of the folks in my family, really.
Bruce Springsteen
Unless some other factor is operative, in large, weak and underpopulated states, the luxury of ostentation prevails over that of comfort; but in countries which are more populous than extensive, the luxury of comfort always diminishes ostentation.
Cesare Beccaria
The fundamental character of our faith means an extensive diversity is required not only within local community, but between communities.
Stanley Hauerwas
Most of the services staff is for the larger corporations, not so much for small and medium businesses because they cannot afford an extensive services army.
Kevin Rollins
We are going to do extensive market research because it is hard for black women to go into stores and get clothes that fit the way they should.
Linda Johnson Rice
I’m an art collector, have been for years, and I paint. Needless to say, the artwork in my houses, apartment is extensive.
Loretta Swit
Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
Stephen Jay Gould
During my training to become an airline captain, I had to learn how to navigate an airplane over long distances. Flights over huge oceans, crossing extensive deserts, and connecting continents need careful planning to ensure a safe arrival at the planned destination.
Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Errors, to be dangerous, must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation.
Sydney Smith
Iran also has an extensive missile development programme. Iranian officials declare that the range of their modified Shahab-3 missiles is 2,000km, putting allied countries such as Turkey, Greece, Romania, and Bulgaria within reach.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
We had a very exhaustive, extensive search for the guy that is going lead our football team over the next few years. We spent about two months in an in-depth interview process, and Bret came out with flying colors. We are absolutely thrilled that he is our head coach.
Ron Jaworski
Iraq has the most extensive petrochemical industry in the Middle East and a wealth of vaccine factories, single-cell protein research labs, medical and veterinary manufacturing centers and water treatment plants.
Barton Gellman
My dad had the longest, silkiest, healthiest hair you’ve ever seen on a man. He had an extensive skincare routine. He was very picky with food. He never ate with his hands.
Bretman Rock
If you live in London, where politicians and media commentators spend most of their time, you are spoilt for transport choices – trains, an extensive underground network and a regular bus service.
Owen Jones
My wife, well she has extensive experience, because before becoming the first lady, she was the wife of the CEO of a large conglomerate. So I have very high hopes that she will carry out her job successfully as first lady of the Republic of Korea.
Lee Myung-bak
With anybody we’re looking to draft, we do an extensive amount of work on their background, history and all that.
Joel Glazer
I have nothing but the most incredible things to say about Christie Brinkley because of the person that I’ve met in the last month and a half, not really having an extensive knowledge of what her career looked like.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Oh, yeah, I love DVD’s. I don’t have what you’d call an extensive collection, maybe a couple of hundred or so. But I have something on almost all the time.
David Fincher
I feel like I’ve got a pretty relatively extensive Christmas sweatshirt collection.
Kyle Mooney
A pilot is like the most extensive dress rehearsal you can ever imagine, because the writers are learning about the actors, the actors are learning about the characters.
Kim Cattrall
While I have supported marriage equality since my days as a state senator over a decade ago, I have since conducted an extensive legal analysis that has only emboldened my support as attorney general.
Lisa Madigan
I never really thought I had an extensive vocabulary like that, and I’m not an avid reader. I didn’t read a lot growing up – at all.
Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.
Paul Theroux
I attribute my longevity to my extensive stretch routine that I do before every single match or any physical activity. I put myself thought a regimen that really puts my body to the test so I’m not cold, tight, or ready to be injured when I start slamming my body around.
Rob Van Dam
Attempts have been made from a study of the changes produced by mutation to obtain the relative order of the bases within various triplets, but my own view is that these are premature until there is more extensive and more reliable data on the composition of the triplets.
Francis Crick
A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves; on the contrary, a short sea is when they run irregularly, broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst over a vessel’s side or quarter.
William Falconer
The best board members aren’t elected by default. CEOs that set themselves up with their choice of board member – which means getting more than one term sheet and doing extensive reference checking – are better off.
Scott Weiss
In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule.
Robert W. Welch, Jr.
Innocence is not virtue. Virtue demands the active employment of an ardent mind in the promotion of the general good. No man can be eminently virtuous who is not accustomed to an extensive range of reflection.
William Godwin
The admiral, or commander in chief of a squadron, being frequently invested with a great charge, on which the fate of a kingdom may depend, ought certainly to be possessed of abilities equal to so important a station and so extensive a command.
William Falconer
In my extensive experience, I can honestly say that Sculpture Hospitality’s inventory solutions are world class and, by far, the most comprehensive in the industry.
Jon Taffer
There is an extensive body of writing from both sides of the political aisle that has analyzed the extraordinary depths of hatred leveled at former President George W. Bush.
Andrew Breitbart
We need to digitize gun-sales records, mandate universal background checks, close gun-show loopholes and straw-man purchases, ban high-capacity magazines, and push for a comprehensive assault weapons ban with an extensive buyback system.
Emma Gonzalez
Our large size, capital base, robust funding profile, extensive distribution network, diversified portfolio, presence across the financial services sector, and leadership in technology position us very well to leverage the growth opportunities across the economy.
Chanda Kochhar
I’m not a Luddite, but I’m outside more than I’m on my computer. We have a micro-farm – it’s a step up from a garden. We have a pretty extensive vineyard. We grow about 60 percent of our own food, make our own wine, have chickens for eggs.
Emilio Estevez
Most chief executives rise to that position by being good operating managers. Few have extensive experience or training with capital allocation. What CEO wants to return excess cash to shareholders when it could be used to expand his or her empire?
Whitney Tilson
The construction of extensive railways, however, and particularly the consolidation of small, experimental lines into large systems, dates from the days of the discovery of gold in California.
John Moody
I’ve lived in Paris. I’ve lived in the Slovak Republic. I’ve spent extensive time in England, and I’ve traveled all over Europe.
Romany Malco
One day, I looked up and saw I had an extensive resume and saw how I did that and did not realize it because you are constantly working and trying to build a body of work.
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
No clean energy development is complete without extensive environmental protections, and I’ve been proud to work in a bipartisan fashion with my colleagues in Congress to protect our most precious natural resources.
Elise Stefanik
Nirvana was pop. You can have distorted guitars and people say it’s alternative, but you can’t break out of pop music’s constructs and still get extensive radio play and media coverage.
Kristin Hersh
Cloud computing eliminates capital expenditure, so you can go global very quickly – you don’t have to have extensive servers in every country.
Alan Patricof
We desire an expansion of relations with regional states and the establishment of extensive public contacts.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Our commitment to our extensive security cooperation with vital international partners, like India, remains steadfast.
Alok Sharma
Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe.
Herbert Hoover
I grew up in Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, and my mom and pop had an extensive record collection, so Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder and all of those sounds and souls of Motown filled the house.
The Negro, however, has been tested on an extensive scale.
Ellsworth Huntington
Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over extensive lines with great rapidity.
Charles Babbage
I was consuming the most food when I came to Wasps. I was eating six meals a day – 250-300g of protein, 300g of carbs, 250g of veg, six times every day. It was extensive, horrific. And tedious.
James Haskell
The community that stands behind a culture as a comprehensively productive personality must be so extensive that in it, to a certain degree, all partialities balance out and work together.
Edith Stein
The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises.
Jason Statham
The more extensive a man’s knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.
Benjamin Disraeli
The National Rifle Association has an extensive enemies list, and I am, frankly, insulted that I am not on it.
Alan Colmes
The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger; those of the state governments, in times of peace and security.
James Madison
The ‘America at Home’ project was aimed at being the most extensive record of American home life ever attempted, and we were amazed at how many people were willing to participate as photographers or to welcome the photographers into their homes.
Rick Smolan
The Laboratory for Radioactivity consisted of only two rooms at the time; at a later date, when tests of radioactive substances became more extensive, it expanded into four rooms.
Walther Bothe
Often it’s a lack of time, not taste, that leads someone to hire a decorator. A good decorator/client relationship should be like a marriage. The time one puts in needs to be extensive. One needs to listen to them and understand what they like and how they live.
Nicholas Haslam
All of the people we admire have extensive catalogs, so what’s most exciting about people responding well to the band is allowing us to continue making as many records as we can.
Taylor Goldsmith
At the combine we went through medical exams from every team, the most extensive physicals I’ve ever had: blood tests, MRIs, heart monitors, everything. Because of my injury teams really paid attention to my lower body.
C. J. McCollum
We have an extensive system of highways, ports, locks and dams, and airports.
Jerry Costello
I’m proud to partner with organizations that place an emphasis on and share my interest in giving back to the community. RBC has a rich history of doing this through their sponsorship of golf and the extensive ambassadorial program they have in place.
Jason Day
As far as comfort and convenience, men have it all over the girls. A man can wear the same suit every day of the week with different shirts and ties, but a woman needs an extensive wardrobe. I can understand how women on the go wear pantsuits and slacks.
I need more personal time and, given my extensive work in health care, I want to pursue that interest further.
Steven Burd
In 1787, many Americans were convinced that the ‘perpetual union’ they had created in winning independence was collapsing. Six years earlier, in the Articles of Confederation, the thirteen state governments had surrendered extensive powers to a congress of delegates from each state legislature.
Edmund Morgan
A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
Robert M. Hutchins
Further study of central nervous action, however, finds central inhibition too extensive and ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely to the taxis of antagonistic muscles.
Charles Scott Sherrington
Dance has been a driving force in my life for 25 years. From music videos and hip hop, to jazz and musical theater, to ballet and classic modern dance, I have had extensive exposure to a variety of techniques that inspire my own electric style.
Anna Kaiser
Writing is incidental to my primary objective, which is spinning a good yarn. I view myself as a storyteller more than a writer. The story – and hence the extensive research that goes into each one of my books – is much more important than the words that I use to narrate it.
Ashwin Sanghi
My theatre background is probably more extensive then my film, and I have done a fair bit of television.
Henry Ian Cusick