Words matter. These are the best Well Known Quotes from famous people such as Dries van Noten, Robert Dallek, Greg Grandin, Plato, Robert Morgan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
In the 1980s, I was quite well known for my knitwear, and a lot of inspiration came from carpets, where I found ways to use structures and colors and depth of colors.
Nixon’s deep antipathy toward Jews is well known, and he took a strange satisfaction in having Kissinger in his inner circle, where he could periodically taunt him.
The story of how Chile, in the decades after its 1973 coup and death of democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende, became one of the most neoliberal societies on the planet is well known.
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
We have a lot of long narrative poems written in the 20th century, but they’re not very well known, and they’re not read by very many people.
It’s pretty well known that the CIA has been installing friendly dictators around the world for years.
We must confront this Zionist entity. All ties of all kinds must be severed with this plundering criminal entity, which is supported by America and its weapons, as well as by its own nuclear weapons, the existence of which is well known. It will bring about their own destruction.
Once your name becomes well known, politicians come courting.
Many of them have accomplished a lot before they ever get to ‘Top Chef’ although they’re not well known. The show just provides them with a platform. There’s just one winner and on some seasons you can get numerous chefs that are really good. Even if they don’t win, they’re all talented.
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
It is well known that in war, the first casualty is truth – that during any war truth is forsaken for propaganda.
I’m proud of both sides, and they are both really well known to be fighting heritages, so I tell everyone all the time – they say, ‘What are you’? – I say I’m Irish. I’m Puerto Rican. I guess I was born to fight.
That the Hawkings were eccentric, even odd, was well known. That they were aloof, convinced of their own intellectual superiority over the rest of the human race, was also widely recognized in St. Albans, where they were regarded with a suspicion and awe.
At Cornell University, it was well known that after five years on Wall Street, you could expect to be making half a million a year in salary and bonus; after 10 years, you could expect a million or more. I had 60 grand of university debt, and my parents had no retirement. I needed that money.
I do have characters who are more well known than I am, which suits me fine.
If you are extremely well known and have a very desirable product, then yes, you probably do suffer a bit from piracy, in the same way that if you make a lot of money, you pay more in taxes than if you don’t make any money.
The traditional stand adopted by the Cuban Revolution, which was always opposed to any action that could jeopardize the life of civilians, is well known.
I was thinking about it: so many of my stories are about my family life, not about being related to a lot of famous people. That’s my grandma, that’s my mama, my daddy, my aunt, my uncle, my stepdaddy. I’d probably tell them even if they weren’t well known.
I don’t think I have an image of being an underground musician. I have an image of being an uncompromising musician, and I am well known in Norway partly because of that.
Our culture already has a number of well known stories about artificial life and non-human intelligence. In ‘Exegesis,’ I’ve tried to not only tell a new and engaging story but also to comment on those well known stories through the details of my novel.
Somehow I feel South Indian actors are not that well known in the Hindi belt. Tamil and Telugu actors have an upper hand. But Kannada and Kerala are totally sidelined by Hindi filmgoers.
A lot of people in the Isle of Man support me and it makes it all worthwhile when people are interested in what you’re doing. I dunno if the word ‘famous’ is appropriate, but I’m quite well known on the Isle of Man.
Manchester United is like the American team in the Premier League, and everyone knows the weight of it back home. It is so exciting for me to wear a badge that is well known.
In the 1970s in black and Asian households up and down the country, there’s a familiar story that when we saw a non-white person on TV we would call the rest of the family to the sitting room to have a look. The story that is less well known is what it was like to be that one black person on TV.
The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known.
I hate that if you do one style of music or become really well known for that one song, that everything that comes after has to fit that mold.
I can get quite well known, and then I can unleash this kind of anarchist-hippie thing that I’ve been holding like a very precious liquid, carefully, without spilling any, for years and years and years. And now I’m going to pour it everywhere.
The stories that are most unfamiliar, the ones that seem to come out of the blue about people that aren’t well known, usually come from producers that have really done a lot of homework and looked around. Other stories come from the correspondents.
You know, when you have a father who’s pretty well known but you don’t see him, the last thing you want to do is start talking about him all the time to people.
I feel quite safe and isolated in Germany. My wife is very well known there. But I am only looked at when I am holding her hand.
If it wasn’t for the Internet, I wouldn’t be here. I’d probably be rapping, but I wouldn’t be well known if it wasn’t for the Internet.
When I was really young, Dad wasn’t that well known. I don’t remember when I realised he was a writer, but I do remember him leaving his full-time job at the Central Electrical Generating Board to concentrate on books.
It is well known that people who are involved with people who have addictive problems have a problem themselves. You are drawn to mad living, a kind of insane thing. It is much nicer when it stops, believe you me.
I’m clearly most well known for my music. Eventually, ultimately, I’ll be writing books. I’m still writing articles now. I just consider myself a writer.
I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.
You’ve got two people that are well known in South Dakota, respected. We’ll see how it all shakes out.
I’ll work with a director if I think I’m going to get into a comfortable situation, and if it’s someone I respect and who respects me, even if they’re not so well known. Movies are hard to make, and you have to work toward a common ethic and do your best.
When I was about to break a world record and become well known, my mother used to say that for her the important thing was for me to become a doctor – a career which had not been possible in her generation and in her society. Sport was something to be set aside.
My name is well known, but my image is not, because the image presented to the public is very twisted and far from reality. So, not many recognize me on the street. And I don’t usually walk around in the streets, either.
Nature is not evil. The world occasionally shrugs its shoulders, and people get knocked off. The earth, for geological reasons that are well known, is a fairly risky place to live. To be evil, you have to have intent. Any remarkable natural happening in which no human will is employed cannot be regarded as evil.
It’s very important that we do show appreciation for those who go to work in raising awareness. You know, Tourette Syndrome is not well known. There’s not a lot of government money and research in it. But people are dying inside every day because they’re suffering with it, and I think word needs to get out.
It’s something you dream about, working in Scotland, working in Glasgow, walking down the same streets I used to walk down when I was a drama student, daydreaming about being in an American TV show or doing something that was well known. I guess I sort of pinch myself.
LL Cool J is very well known in Hollywood. He’s an established commodity across several platforms, including motion pictures.
It is well known that my husband and Lady Thatcher enjoyed a very special relationship as leaders of their respective countries during one of the most difficult and pivotal periods in modern history. Ronnie and Margaret were political soul mates, committed to freedom and resolved to end Communism.
We all remember the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the worst oil spill in U.S. history. What is less well known is that BP is claiming a 9.9 billion tax deduction on the money they had to spend cleaning up their own mess and paying for damages they caused. That is absurd.
My dad’s sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal – his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.
My skating brought me to a level of being well known in Canada, but I’ve grown up having trained in the U.S. I haven’t lost my roots in Canada thanks to the little rpminders again when I come home: People thanking me for what I do and for representing Canada in the world stage.
It is well known that in the Communist countries, and especially in my own, Albania, readers were often called upon to demonstrate their vigilance by detecting and denouncing the ‘errors’ of authors.
This whole celebrity racket, it’s not really my bag. I don’t really do that stuff, and I am not looking to get famous myself. I would love it if my characters get famous, my work was well known and appreciated. But I’m an actor, not a spokes model or a celebrity or whatever that is. I don’t know how to be that.
I prefer theatre but TV keeps you well known.
I’m really familiar with what Cardboard’s doing; it’s not a novel concept. Cardboard is in many ways a direct ripoff of FOV2GO, a project I helped work on when I was at ICT, and it was fairly well known in the academic VR community.
There’s not always going to be something out there for you, especially not a positive role, so once you get up there and start being well known, you can’t just think projects will come to you. You have to start doing your own projects because if you don’t, you’ll miss out, and eventually your fame will be over.
My primary influences were the best jazz players from the 50’s and 60’s and later some of the pop people from the same time period along with the better of the well known blues musicians.
It’s true that when I was younger and I first got interested in music, I used to read books about the Stones and the Beatles and how they listened to Muddy Waters and people like that when they were starting out, who are much less well known now than the Rolling Stones. The Stones really changed blues.
From time to time, I definitely look witheringly, which is why I’m well known.
It’s not a bad problem to have because a lot of classic acts are known for one or two songs and in their show they basically hold those songs off until the end and you sit through an hour or so of lesser known material but in our case most of the songs are well known.
I can remember games where the crowd was the reason we won it. It’s well known the Kings have incredible fans.
The University of Westminster is well known for being a hotbed of extremist activity.
I was a rebel, the worst kid you could ask for. I did the opposite of everything my parents asked me to do, and I was well known for my rebellion.
Persian social manners are well known, and there is no other society that can compete with them.
A well known director wouldn’t take the chance on casting me for an American role after he discovered that I was English. Some time later, he expressed his regret that he hadn’t taken the chance with me.
Ashtanga yoga is a well known practice for keeping yourself fit and healthy. Yoga is good for my body.
It’s well known I’m a Scientologist, and that has helped me to find that inner peace in my life and it’s something that has given me great stability and tools that I use.
I am a great admirer of Sen. Frist, who is a nationally known heart surgeon and well known in Nashville as a great family man who has dedicated his life to helping others and, in that regard, he has followed in his father’s footsteps.
The pandemic has proved true over and over again what was already well known: that income and wealth are protective when it comes to health.
Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days.
Maybe at some point, I will come out with my #MeToo story. Very well known and important people have tried to take advantage of me or have misbehaved. They are still around. When I want to name them, I will name them. It will not be one name, there will be quite a few names.
When you’re writing for a game – even if you’re using very well known characters like Batman and his villains who lend themselves to many different interpretations – you have to keep in mind that you’re writing for a different medium. Things are a bit more straightforward than it is for a feature film or a TV show.
The Obama administration’s hostility to school choice programs is well known.
I’m quite well known for wearing polo necks. I get them from John Smedley.
In winter, the Icelanders told the tales of the brave men of old in their families, and so the tradition was handed on from father to son, the same stories told every winter, till all the particulars became well known.
Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.
The best part about reality shows is that they make you a well known name.
It’s good to be well known. Everywhere I go it’s the same thing – autographs, pictures.
It is a well known urban myth that the French don’t trust banks and store their money under their mattress. It’s not that they are tight with money – they just don’t trust anyone.
There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing – but we all do and call it Hope.
My dad was well known on the streets, shall we say, and he had a different lifestyle, which could spill into the home setting. Being exposed to that at a young age was difficult.
OK, I have a nickname. My family calls me ‘Trey’ because I’m William the third. My dad has the same name, which is always confusing because my dad is well known, and I’m also known.
The draconian prohibitions of the Taliban years and the gains Afghan women have achieved since the Taliban government was overthrown in 2001 are now well known and often cited: Today, Afghans lucky enough to live in secure regions can go to school, women may work in offices, and the burqa is no longer mandatory.
It’s so logical and so simple. Fat is the backup fuel system. The role it plays in the body is that when there’s no carbohydrate around, fat will become the primary energy fuel. That’s pretty well known.
Every policy is shaped by two forces: background analysis and foreground politics. The political forces are loud, self-serving and, in the case of energy policy, well known.
It’s well known that actors are lousy writers.
All this is applicable to the intellectual faculties of man. There is a considerable difference between one person and another as regards these faculties, as is well known to philosophers.
Perhaps our own opposition to even the level of European integration we have now, let alone any more, is well known.
Markets have built in inefficiencies, serious inefficiencies which are well known.
The environmental effects of the automobile are well known: motor vehicles cause, for example, as much as 75 percent of the noise and 80 percent of the air pollution in our cities, and the industry must face mounting pressure from environmentalists.
My grandpa got me a set of Wilson clubs, Sam Snead models, when I was 12. Many years later, when I’d become well known, I got to know Sam, and we played a lot of golf together.
It is well known that Turkey has more imprisoned journalists than any other country, but as a result of the chilling effect of these prosecutions on the press, many stories never make the news.
I really want to share my story, but also make Paralympics more well known.
My more risky or avant garde music is not that well known to a wider audience, but I wish it was.
I was very lucky to get well known much later in life. You need to have flopped quite a few times to get a sense of how little any of it has to do with you.
AJ Styles, he is very well established, very well known. He had a name that was very well known. I would think, outside of WWE, his might be the most outside-recognized wrestling name in the world. Samoa Joe as well. He could have debuted straight to Raw or SmackDown, absolutely.
I’m happy to be the guy on the subway that people stare at and they just can’t quite place it. I don’t really like my life intruded upon too much. In a way, it’s kind of nice to not be all that well known.
My first time actually appearing in a match at SummerSlam was 2010, and I was wrestling against Rey Mysterio in the opening match of the show. I was pretty brand new as Dolph Ziggler, and obviously Rey Mysterio was a well known superstar.
I was well aware of the fact that once you appeared in Doctor Who as something else, you were ruled out for the part of the Doctor: that was a kind of well known thing in the business.
The love of Louis XVI for mechanical works is well known. He had a little workshop at Versailles where he amused himself making locks, assisted by Francois Gamain, to whom he was much attached and with whom he spent many hours in projecting and executing mechanical contrivances.
I started acting when I was 5 years old. And I was pretty well known for a while. Your self-esteem and your identity start to become wrapped up in that celebrity, and when that starts to fade away, your self-esteem and your identity start to fade away with it.
You really have to be ambitious and have that drive to really become well known and successful as a standup.
The power of the story sheds a light and great perspective on well known facts. The power of cinema draws on that collective history.
To all the younglings I come across in ‘Game of Thrones’ who suddenly find themselves well known, I say the theatre is your best friend – they will remember you.
It is well known that apes in the wild offer spontaneous assistance to each other, defending against leopards, say, or consoling distressed companions with tender embraces.
The acting thing is the side benefit of becoming a little bit well known with my music.
I don’t think my basic business strategy is well known by the public, probably because people think it’s too simple. My strategy has always been to try to focus in on a product or service where you can create a dollar of value for 20 cents and sell it for 40 cents.
When I am training, I don’t want any disturbances. I have to be focused, not losing sight of my targets. I cannot evade the fact that I am now well known and I have made already some money, but you can learn how to deal with it.
It’s fairly well known that we all hate each other to some extent. ‘Top Gear’ has worked because of a combination of camaraderie and mutual dislike. That’s actually the magic.
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
As my career has gone on, I guess I’ve become more well known. I’m playing to fuller halls in general, which is a nice feeling. When you’re doing that, you’re going to have a certain number of people who are not just the hardcore classical fanatics, and this makes me very happy.
I grew up the son of the village doctor, so my father was quite well known. At home in Northumberland, frankly Dad is the famous one.
Britain has lots of celebrities who are well known and admired today, but we don’t seem to have any heroes.
I am just saying people can be successful even though they might not be well known.
Diet sodas contain a chemical sweetener called Aspartame, which is a potent neurotoxin and endocrine disrupter. Another key ingredient of soft drinks is phosphoric acid, which is added to give it ‘bite.’ Phosphoric acid is well known to cause tooth rot, bone loss, osteoporosis and gastro intestinal distress.
It is well known that the Soviet Union closely regulates all organizations and movements, including religion.
As Israel prepares to enter, my position is well known. It is one that I have taken at previous Olympics. It is wrong that the IOC refuses to have a minute’s silence for Israeli athletes that were slaughtered in Munich.
I am particularly fond of Malaysian food but strangely its not that well known in Britain.
Yeah, you’d be surprised how many well known musicians have regular jobs. And yes, I’m a machinist. That’s how I made my guitars – at a machine shop.
I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers.
It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour.
Donald Trump is well known for liking people he thinks are tough.
I’m very well known in the industry and relatively well known by people who are aficionados and what not, but outside of that – no.
I think the fact that I’m so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn’t be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman – I’ll kiss a frog if you like.
Biopics no longer have to be about national leaders and well known achievers. Look at ‘Sarbjit.’ It is about an ordinary Punjabi woman’s extraordinary courage to prove her brother’s innocence.
It’s a well known thing that ordinary perceptions can have a strange aspect when one is travelling.
Woodstock is well known because this country is so hyped on amount. It was big. Half a million people doesn’t necessarily mean something is good. It just means it’s big.
There are hundreds of historic and current examples of women and minorities doing groundbreaking work in technology, but so many of these stories are not well known, and in some cases, the stories have been all but lost.
Rock pools, so-named because they have been hammered out of rocks at the ocean’s edge, are one of Sydney’s defining characteristics, along with the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, though not as well known.
My father constantly reminded me that he named me after Angela Yvonne Davis, a scholar and activist who was well known for her work in tandem with the Black Panther Party. That felt like a purposeful, beckoning call to engage in strategic resistance and to fight for the oppressed.
My mother is an actress and very well known in France; hence, I move to London to start my own life.
It’s exciting to originate Jessica Jones. There’s obviously more freedom in that versus playing a well known character.
In England I feel very well known, not only by Chelsea’s fans, but also by other teams.
My mother’s brother, my uncle, was an actor, quite well known in the West End. He used to come over to our house, and he and I would put on performances for my family. From that, this love of performing and acting grew.
I used to go to Bourbon Street when I was a kid and there would be club after club after club of people who were around when the music started. I mean these are legendary, maybe not so well known, but legendary musicians.
YouTube is growing up, is basically my view of it. Growing up means our creators are growing up; they’re getting more well known. We’re providing programs for them to generate more revenue so they can generate even better, high-quality shows, and then also connecting them with the advertisers.
I think I felt that I was very well known for my figure and needed to keep that up for my work. And I regret all of it. I felt fraudulent and very shameful.
I’ve always acknowledged my debt to Hammer. I’ve always said I’m very grateful to them. They gave me this great opportunity, made me a well known face all over the world for which I am profoundly grateful.
In Brazil, we think we can help by using our image, the fact that we are very well known, to help others. I think lots of footballers want to do something, but many don’t know how.
I came to Leverkusen as a very young player and didn’t have many Bundesliga games back then. I wasn’t well known.
Whenever I think of the high salaries we are paid as film actors, I think it is for the travel, the time away, and any trouble you get into through being well known. It’s not for the acting, that’s for sure.
I’m not very well known. However, the more well known you get, the more people are going to have expectations of you. Although that’s great, it also imposes certain pressures.
In 2010, the excesses of the social welfare state are well known and understood to all Americans except the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, which controls Congress.
My father was a newspaper editor, so I was surrounded by journalists my entire life. I think the fact that he was so well known may be why I chose to go into magazines and move to the States at a young age.
I’ve been working steadily as an actor since around 1998. I wasn’t well known in the public, but I was a dependable working journeyman.
Words, as is well known, are the great foes of reality.
I do feel fortunate to have some knowledge of the great Latin American writers, including some that are probably not that well known in English. I’m thinking of Jose Maria Arguedas, whom I read when I was living in Lima, and who really impacted the way I viewed my country.
My crash and burn over drugs and alcohol is very well known; I’ve never, ever hidden that story. If there are people who would not vote for me because of that history, I understand.
As is well known, ‘McCarthyism’ was an alleged focus of political evil in the 1950s: Accusations of Communist taint, without factual basis; bogus lists of supposed Communists who never existed; failure in the end to produce even one provable Communist or Soviet agent, despite his myriad charges of subversion.
I photograph artists, and some of them are very well known, but if you ask the average man on the street, ‘Do you like Anselm Kiefer?’ He would stare at you with a blank stare, because these are not celebrities. They are celebrated in a specific circle.
It is well known that I am pro-life… but I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people.
Although not well known outside Wall Street, Freddie Mac and its corporate cousin, Fannie Mae, are two of the world’s largest financial institutions and play a crucial role in the housing market.
Someone outed me when I was 20, and I thought, ‘Well, that’s out there now…’ Nobody made a massive fuss because I wasn’t very well known.
For an incumbent like a president, who’s been in the news every day, their family, they’re well known.
I presume that nobody will deny the positive aspects of the North American cultural world. These are well known to all. But these aspects do not make one forget the disastrous effects of the industrial and commercial process of ‘cultural lamination’ that the USA is perpetrating on the planet.
I have a lot of notoriety now because of the Stormy Daniels case. I was less well known before outside of legal circles.
Things don’t get better when you become well known or go on TV. I’m just being rejected by a better class of women.
It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark.
My grandmother always came to my shows. She was always concerned about the way I dressed – even later on, when I was well known and I supported her.