„No, you don't want the American people to hear what the facts are, Helen, and I'm going to tell them the facts.“

Fonte: Press briefing http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2005/11/20051108.html, November 8, 2005

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História
Scott McClellan photo
Scott McClellan20
Former White House press secretary 1968

Citações relacionadas

Thomas Sowell photo

„When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.“

—  Thomas Sowell American economist, social theorist, political philosopher and author 1930

1980s–1990s, Barbarians inside the Gates and Other Controversial Essays (1999)

Anthony Fauci photo

„You don't want to go to war with a president [...] There's a temptation that you have to fight to tell the president what you think he wants to hear. I’ve seen really good people do that.“

—  Anthony Fauci American immunologist and head of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 1940

Quoted in 'You don't want to go to war with a president' https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/03/anthony-fauci-trump-coronavirus-crisis-118961, 3 March 2020, Politico

Mike Shinoda photo
Roger Waters photo
Erik Naggum photo

„I'm bothered by the fact that stupid people don't spontaneously combust, which they should.“

—  Erik Naggum Norwegian computer programmer 1965 - 2009

Re: A draft business plan for free software LISP vendors http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.lisp/msg/3bb9094cbc310a0f (Usenet article).
Usenet articles, Miscellaneous

John B. Anderson photo

„The time has come to stop telling the American people only what they want them to hear, and start talking frankly about the sacrifices we must all make.“

—  John B. Anderson American politician 1922 - 2017

As quoted in “Anderson Offers Barter: Ideas for Votes” by Bernard Weinraub, in The New York Times (12 March 1980)

Nick Hornby photo
Seth Godin photo
Yogi Berra photo

„If people don't want to come to the ballpark how are you going to stop them?“

—  Yogi Berra American baseball player, manager, coach 1925 - 2015

The Yogi book: I really didn't say everything I said!, Workman Publishing, 1997, ISBN 0761110909, p. 36.
The quote "If people don’t want to come, nothing will stop them" first appears in 1952, credited to music impresario Sol Hurok. It was first attributed to Berra in 1962. See http://quoteinvestigator.com/2014/10/30/stop-em/
Disputed

„When people asked what I wanted to be, I'd tell them a writer. They were surprised or indifferent. If people don't read, what is a writer?“

—  Tomás Rivera American academic 1935 - 1984

On his wanting to become a writer at an early age in " From Poverty to Power: The Inspiring Story of Tomas Rivera http://www.teenink.com/nonfiction/academic/article/778847/From-Poverty-to-Power-The-Inspiring-Story-of-Tomas-Rivera" (TeenInk)

Upton Sinclair photo

„I'm going to stop squandering money for things I don't want. I'm going to stop accepting invitations, and meeting people I don't like and don't want to know.“

—  Upton Sinclair American novelist, writer, journalist, political activist 1878 - 1968

Metropolis (1908)
Contexto: I'm going to stop squandering money for things I don't want. I'm going to stop accepting invitations, and meeting people I don't like and don't want to know. I've tried your game — I've tried it hard, and I don't like it; and I'm going to get out before it's too late. I'm going to find some decent and simple place to live in; and I'm going down town to find out if there isn't some way in New York for a man to earn an honest living!

Sarah Dessen photo
Robert De Niro photo
Barbara Kingsolver photo
Paulo Coelho photo
Eric Schmidt photo

„I actually think most people don't want Google to answer their questions. They want Google to tell them what they should be doing next.“

—  Eric Schmidt software engineer, businessman 1955

The Wall Street Journal (August 14, 2010) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704901104575423294099527212.html.

David Mermin photo

„I am awaiting the day when people remember the fact that discovery does not work by deciding what you want and then discovering it.“

—  David Mermin American physicist 1935

How not to create tigers http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.882769, Physics Today, Volume 52, Issue 8, August 1999, p. 11

Henry James photo
Patti LaBelle photo

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“