Top 151 Scheme Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Scheme Quotes from famous people such as James Payn, Andrew Motion, Murray Rothbard, James Comey, Heather Donahue, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

A nobler example, because a less personal one, of the p

A nobler example, because a less personal one, of the pinch of poverty, is when it prevents the accomplishment of some cherished scheme for the benefit of the human race.
James Payn
I like eating out. I like buying beautiful paintings and being surrounded by beautiful things. I have to finance that life. I can barely afford a pension scheme because I don’t make enough money.
Andrew Motion
It should be clear that modern fractional reserve banking is a shell game, a Ponzi scheme, a fraud in which fake warehouse receipts are issued and circulate as equivalent to the cash supposedly represented by those receipts.
Murray Rothbard
As so often happened during the dot-com bubble days, the revenues that AOL and PurchasePro were counting on did not materialize. And instead of confronting that harsh reality, AOL and PurchasePro cooked up a scheme to inflate PurchasePro’s revenues.
James Comey
All this technology for connection and what we really only know more about is how anonymous we are in the grand scheme of things.
Heather Donahue
I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival.
Kurt Vonnegut
It would be a sorry world in which corporations engaged in fraud could pull the screen of the First Amendment over any investigation of their scheme.
Sheldon Whitehouse
There is a danger to judicial independence when people have no understanding of how the judiciary fits into the constitutional scheme.
David Souter
What is it but a cunningly devised scheme to take from one State and to give to another – to replenish the treasury of some of the States from the pockets of the people of the others; in reality, to make them support the governments and pay the debts of other States as well as their own?
John C. Calhoun
I want to ensure and the Government wants to ensure that Australia is well prepared to tackle dangerous climate change with a scheme which is both responsible and which meets our international commitments.
Wayne Swan
Whatever the motivation of the ‘Wall Street Journal’ and other right-wing publications, it is clearly long past time for the climate denial scheme to come in from the talk shows and the blogosphere and have to face the kind of an audience that a civil RICO investigation could provide.
Sheldon Whitehouse
UCB has been compared to a cult and a pyramid scheme, and it’s all that stuff.
Sasheer Zamata
I believe in being diligent but also cut yourself some slack. It’s okay in the grand scheme of life.
Yvonne Orji
In the scheme of life, being moved aside from a job, however much you love it, is a small thing.
Katty Kay
Men of prayer, before anything else, are indispensable to the furtherance of the kingdom of God on earth. No other sort will fit in the scheme or do the deed. Men, great and influential in other things but small in prayer, cannot do the work Almighty God has set out for His Church to do in this, His world.
Edward McKendree Bounds
Growth is always there in the MPC’s scheme of things; we don’t lose sight of that, but not at the cost of inflation.
Urjit Patel
I don’t really worry about what the defense is trying to scheme to do against me. It really doesn’t matter.
DeAndre Hopkins
My only scheme was to be a rapper.
This game in a lot of ways, isn’t that complex. You bring energy to the table and you’ve got a chance. You bring fundamentals to the table and you’ve got a chance. It’s not always about scheme and all that magic-behind-the-curtain stuff.
Sean McDermott
Sun’s role in the grand scheme of development is to work on the runtime environment and the APIs. The tools we produce are much more for systems programmers, not enterprise developers.
John Fowler
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Samuel Johnson
For the most part, from the player standpoint, the coaches do the coaching and you try to come in and execute the game plan or the scheme they put in front of you.
Matt Cassel
In the scheme of things, I’m just a guy who gets my picture taken.
Nick Wooster
The Infinite cannot be measured. The plan of Nature is so immense, but she has no plan, no scheme, but to go on and on forever. What is size, what is time, distance, to the Infinite? Nothing. The Infinite knows no time, no space, no great, no small, no beginning, no end.
John Burroughs
As I’ve seen over and over again during my career, the best way to deter individual conduct is the threat of going to jail. That’s what truly changes behavior. That’s what changes the calculus as employees and executives decide whether to participate in an illegal scheme.
Sally Yates
I think the one commonality between the two Super Bowl teams I’ve been on is great, great teammates. I can honestly say that guys in Philly could definitely thrive in New England and vice versa – if you throw out the scheme differences.
Chris Long
The surest way to return to the people’s business is to listen to the people themselves: We need to drop this whole scheme of federally controlled health care, start over, and work together on real reforms at the state level that will contain costs and won’t leave America trillions of dollars deeper in debt.
Scott Brown
I mean, in all fairness, in the grand scheme of things, if the greatest inconvenience of my life is that sometimes people want a photo or a chat, then that’s extraordinarily lucky. It really bothers me when actors complain about it.
Killian Scott
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.
Jonathan Swift
Perhaps, more importantly, I think that most human beings realise only a fraction of the true potential of their minds, so the spiritual or mystical, the things which remain mysterious or unexplained have always drawn me to include them in any scheme for a novel.
Rose Tremain
If you have a bonus scheme that is so complicated or so sensitive that you can’t tell people what it is, then you shouldn’t be doing it.
Dido Harding
I guess why the Ocean's films are hard for me is becaus

I guess why the Ocean’s films are hard for me is because on the one hand you have to make sure the performances are there, but on the other hand it’s a film that demands, to my mind, a very layered and complex visual scheme. That takes a lot of time to figure out.
Steven Soderbergh
For my part, I do not feel that the scheme of future happiness, which ought by rights to be in preparation for me, will be at all interfered with by my not meeting again the man I have in my. mind.
James Payn
In my International Development Scheme, I propose that the profits of this industrial development should go first to pay the interest and principal of foreign capital invested in it; second to give high wages to labor; and third to improve or extend the machinery of production.
Sun Yat-sen
Don’t feel you have to buy something to sit in or at. Buy something you are emotionally attached to and build your design around that. One Matisse cutout poster could provide you with your whole color scheme!
Alexandra Stoddard
Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell. They are right to do so. Canada is to the United States what, in Dante’s scheme, Limbo is to Hell.
Irving Layton
‘Ever closer union’ is one of the totemically controversial phrases in the European Union’s Treaties. It seems to give weight to the view that the scheme is designed to end in a single state and that those who agreed the texts have long know this, even if they have been unwilling to admit it to the British people.
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Modern Architecture died in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 15, 1972, at 3.32 p.m. (or thereabouts), when the infamous Pruitt Igoe scheme, or rather several of its slab blocks, were given the final coup de grace by dynamite.
Charles Jencks
Recently though, our State Governments have discussed instigating a carbon trading scheme – the details are still to be decided – and that’s an encouraging sign.
Peter Garrett
I have been blessed when it comes to winning the titles, as I have won it all, and I am always in the scheme of things.
Alberto Del Rio
We are all bound to the throne of the Supreme Being by a flexible chain which restrains without enslaving us. The most wonderful aspect of the universal scheme of things is the action of free beings under divine guidance.
Joseph de Maistre
The ACA purposely constrains choice as a top-down means of cost control. Obamacare isn’t a consumer-driven, high-deductible scheme. It’s hollow coverage.
Scott Gottlieb
There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
Gerald R. Ford
Many of the touted advantages of electronic voting can still be achieved with paper ballots if you use a computerized ballot marking scheme.
Avi Rubin
It’s every manager’s dream, I suppose, to build a team by coaching young players of 15 to 17. That’s why I started a youth scheme.
Matt Busby
I’m scared of actors with a scheme.
Cate Blanchett
In the end no segregationist scheme has withstood the force of a simple idea: equality under law.
Eric Liu
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
If something looks like a tax avoidance scheme, then that’s probably what it is – and there’s lots of clever people working day and night to close them down.
Robert Rinder
Even George W. Bush, who as president pushed the boundaries of executive power, never proposed a statutory scheme to hold people indefinitely.
Ari Melber
When I left university I got a job with Shell on their graduate scheme. One of my roles was as a commercial manager for liquid natural gas shipping, project economics and contract negotiation.
Liz Truss