We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Sights Quotes from Emanuel Celler, Stanley A. McChrystal, Olivia Thirlby, Lindsey Horan, David Harewood. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I didn’t know then that I would never be able to leave the sounds and smells of these sights behind me, but I was fiercely conscious of one thing-my ambition.
In our society, I see public media as a lever. It pushes people by elevating them and their sights. It brings them into more thinking and understanding, and it brings us together.
There’s very little you’re not exposed to in New York City, in terms of ideas and physical things – sights, sounds, smells, different kinds of people. But one good thing about growing up fast is you get over it fast, too.
I miss a lot about Paris. After three and a half years, you get a little sick of it, and you just want to be home. But there are little things, sights. Like seeing the Eiffel Tower every day, that’s kind of cool.
In the U.S., these sights are no longer a surprise to me. I see army generals, captains of industry, and politicians of all colours and creeds on American television.
The sights and sounds and smells, the whole genre of Westerns – I love them.
For a DJ at my level, you can really go through life and travel the world without seeing a single thing. It’s harder to go out and see the sights than it is to play a show.
I think people are always able to achieve more than they think they can. While that’s cliche, I don’t know if managers think about that enough. You have to set your sights extremely high.
Everyone knows: if Russia threatens Ukraine and also has its sights on other states, this concerns the global security of Europe.
Like after a nice walk when you have seen many lovely sights you decide to go home, after a while I decided it was time to go home, let us put the cubes back in order. And it was at that moment that I came face to face with the Big Challenge: What is the way home?
I worried she might spend an afternoon chatting with me about the sights and then wish me best of luck.
You’ve got to set your sights high and expect to be scrutinised. When you play for a big club like Celtic, you’re always going to come under pressure. That’s to be expected.
A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned.
I’m not a great horse person, but I love horses, and I love all of it. The sights and sounds and smells, the whole genre of Westerns – I love them.
The idea of making pictures abroad is exciting when you’re in Hollywood and have never worked in foreign countries. You think you’ll get to see the sights and have all the fun that goes with traveling. Actually, you spend so much time on the job that you don’t do much else.
As much horror as we have always created, we are a species that keeps moving forward, seeing new sights in new ways, and enjoying the journey.
My sights have always been on acting, on the creative process, never the lifestyle. Growing up in Northern Ireland when I did, everything was against you if you wanted to do something like that. But I was determined.
Baseball is my escape. The sights, the sounds, the way the park smells. There is truly no place I would rather be than at a game.
Although I have my sights set globally, I’m from Canada.
Some astronauts describe the routine flushing of urine into space, where the freezing temperatures turn the droplets into a cloud of bright, drifting crystals, as being among the most amazing sights they saw on an entire voyage.
Being in America isn’t old-hat – it’s where we’re from – but I get excited to be in other parts of the world like Athens and Croatia, which were quite cool. I’m a sightseer. I go see the sights and museums. I’m into that kind of thing.
The sights you can find here in Paris are second to none.
Los Angeles is great for partying and also for its sights and sounds.
There’s nothing like experiencing the sights and sounds of a live robot combat event.
I never set my sights on being an actor or comedian or presenter.
I’ve always loved scuba diving and the cell-tickling feel of being underwater, though it poses unique frustrations. Alone, but with others, you may share the same sights and feelings, but you can’t communicate well.
The brain, which is plastic when young, must be exposed to certain sights early in life, or it will remain blind to those sights forever.
Never think you can’t do something. I definitely never thought I could write a book, and even after I started writing it, I was like, ‘Oh my God, how am I gonna write a book?’ Just set your sights high and reach for the stars. Go live your dreams, and never think you can’t.
I read about eastern philosophy and religion and existentialism. All that introspective thinking got me thinking about the great beyond. That turned my sights from inwards to outwards, and I started becoming interested in the makeup of the universe, and I started reading about astronomy, planets, and galaxies.
No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
Even though we live in a fast-changing world with short term-ism all around, it requires years of determination to transform a company and structurally reap the rewards. Innovation companies need to set their sights on solving unmet needs – but this approach requires focus and long-term tenacity.
Jean Toomer is a phantom of the Harlem Renaissance. Pick up any general study of the literature written by Afro-Americans, and there is the name of Jean Toomer. In biographies and memoirs of Harlem Renaissance figures, his name is invoked as if he had been one of the sights along Lenox Avenue.
I totally accept that it’s a legitimate criticism that when you are involved in the day-to-day scrum of government… that what can get lost is the narrative, the hymn sheet… the song that inspires and lifts people’s sights.
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
The Orlando terrorist is an example of someone who was in the sights of law enforcement but never crossed the threshold from pre-criminal to criminal behavior and, thus, was not tracked adequately before this horrific act.
A quick trip to Paris would be nice. It’s a beautiful city, and I’ve visited several times. I like the buzz, the sights and restaurants.
There’s nothing about Lynn Good at age 30 or age 35 that would have said, ‘I am setting my sights on being a CEO.’
I set my sights on making an Olympic team, not realizing how tough it was going to be.
When I was 14, I heard Otis Redding in a club local to me, and I was blown away. It leaped out at me and went straight to my heart. I set my sights on singing like that.
When I was a kid, what captivated me about detective fiction were the puzzles more than the detectives or their enemies. And as I’ve gotten older, I see a lot of merit in setting your investigative sights higher than figuring out how someone stole Encyclopedia Brown’s bicycle.
Like every American, I will never forget where I was on the morning of September 11, 2001. As a member of Congress from Indiana, that day my duties took me to Capitol Hill and to sights and sounds I will never forget.
An out-and-out fast bowler is one of the great sights in cricket.
Never give up. People will always discount you, and you’ll always get rejected. But set your sights high. Be boldly ambitious. Be relentless and never give up.
No, I was never one of those positive people who believes he can have whatever he sets his sights on. I just kept working at it.
Beautiful sights arouse feelings of love, and contrary sights bring feelings of disgrace and hate. And the emotions of the soul and spirit bring something additional to the body itself, which exists under the control of the soul and the direction of the spirit.
Some asteroids have us in their sights. Be nice to sort of go near them and find out what they’re made of, possibly tag their ears so they’re always broadcasting to us their location. In case one of their trajectories head straight for us, we’ll know well in advance to do something about it.
My ultimate getaway is Vietnam. It has a little bit of everything when it comes to culture, amazing food, beautiful people, exotic sights, sounds and profound history of love, bravery and resilience.
If you go to Japan, you have to take the train and go visit different capital cities. Just sticking to one city would be a shame, considering how easy it is to get around. Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto all have different vibes and sights.
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Of the modern critics, although I disagree with almost everything she says, I admire Mary McCarthy’s eloquence and social observation in ‘Sights and Spectacles’; she thinks in print, but she doesn’t have a real feel for the stage.
I was working in a day job in marketing but I had my sights on doing an open-mic night.
Most people prepare for travels by reading about their destination; it always seemed an odd approach to me. I find it much easier and more pleasant to focus with the sights and smells of a place rattling around in my mind.
Anytime I come to any organization, I have my sights on the belt.
And, one thing I definitely enjoyed personally, from a selfish point of view, was exploration and going to places that I had never been to before and learning, you know, meeting the people and getting to know, new sights and sounds, etc.
If you wish to fly to new heights, begin by setting your sights on a destination you can reach and then create a flight plan, a map, that will be your guide.
A day off after a show with no agenda in a foreign city is about the most fertile creative situation I can imagine. Just walking with nothing to do, killing time and hearing the sights and sounds of an unfamiliar place.
I’ve never, ever set my sights on getting 100 – it’s more my family. My dad’s been counting down the caps for every single home game, and he’s been to every single one I’ve played in England.
We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space, to free the Earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the energies, industries and technologies of tomorrow. A new national pride will stir our souls, lift our sights, and heal our divisions.
I was looking at the sights, thinking, ‘I used to play there a couple of years back, and now I’m on the coach with the England team.’
To lose yourself in righteous service to others can lift your sights and get your mind off personal problems, or at least put them in proper focus.
I set my sights upon becoming the kind of artist who would make a contribution to art history.
If you speed up your trip, you’ll miss a lot of interesting sights and also wear yourself to a frazzle.
I loved being at sea: the sights, the sounds, the food, the sunshine, the people, and the work.
I like being in new places and seeing new sights.
I went off to the University of California, Santa Barbara, on a boatload of loans, sights set on becoming a doctor or a lawyer.
Even in New York, there are a lot of very attractive girls pedaling around. That just happens to be one of the nice sights in our city, seeing a young woman on a bike.
But then we got to Victoria Falls at the end: at dawn it’s one of the most beautiful sights you will every see. We stayed at The Victoria Falls Hotel, a luxury hotel that looks out over the falls.
That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, all admit.
Death will never be pretty – its sights and smells too close and crude. And it will never come under our control: it gallops where we tiptoe, rips up our routines, burns our very breath with its heat and sting.
My dream was to go to Nashville. I had my sights set on my dream. I used to have an ’89 Toyota Ford truck. On the front of the truck, I had this license plate with cowboy boots and a guitar that I had airbrushed at Wal-Mart. It said ‘Chasin’ A Dream.’ That was kind of my motto.
There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.
The paranormal bad boy is usually a fiercely loyal partner for the heroine. Once his sights are set on her, he doesn’t notice other women, and he’s utterly unconcerned with what anyone else thinks of his choice.
When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place.
I was just finishing high school and entering college in 1988, when the Creator’s Bill of Rights was drafted, and had already set my sights on building a career as a writer of comics. Discovering the Creator’s Bill of Rights – in an issue of ‘The Comics Journal,’ if I’m not mistaken – I accepted it as gospel.
One of the most beautiful sights in my neighborhood is on High Holy Days when people walk to temple. Not only does this bring the traditional legendary weather, but it gives off a psychic signal to slow down.