Fulcrum Quotes by Whit Stillman, Ambrose Bierce, John Fowles, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Kate Christensen, Tom Brokaw and many others.
So much of selling a film in the industry is about creating a fulcrum where all the pressure comes to bear, and something seems suddenly valuable and approved by an audience. It’s amazing how people could pick up tons of films on the cheap, but they don’t because they wait until everything is laid out for them.
YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following and seven cities compete for the honor of endowing a living Homer.
There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not anymore what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.
Reason may be the lever, but sentiment gives you the fulcrum and the place to stand on if you want to move the world.
There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.
My 50th birthday approaching felt like a big milestone to me. I’ve lived half a century. If I write about food and use my life as a fulcrum to move the story along, maybe I’ve lived long enough to fashion a narrative that has a happy ending.
The year of my birth, 1940, was the fulcrum of America in the twentieth century, when the nation was balanced precariously between the darkness of the Great Depression on one side and the storms of war in Europe and the Pacific on the other.
Accepting responsibility is the fulcrum point for succeeding at anything.
In political, strategic as well as economic and commercial areas, Singapore has become a fulcrum for India’s policies east of India.
Everyone – pantheist, atheist, skeptic, polytheist – has to answer these questions: ‘Where did I come from? What is life’s meaning? How do I define right from wrong and what happens to me when I die?’ Those are the fulcrum points of our existence.
To ensure that our views are credible, our brain accepts what our eye sees. To ensure that our views are positive, our eye looks for what our brain wants. The conspiracy between these two servants allows us to live at the fulcrum of stark reality and comforting illusion.
The good opinion of mankind, like the lever of Archimedes, with the given fulcrum, moves the world.