Quotes and Sayings about Palo Alto

Quotes and Sayings about Palo Alto

People hear "East Palo Alto" and they think, "Oh, you're from Stanford." They don't understand. It's like "The Lion King": You've got Pride Rock, and then you've got where the hyenas are. It ain't too far, but it's a completely different world.
I'm from East Palo Alto, California. I grew up with zero dollars.
You make a lot of sacrifices. You turned down a six-figure salary at Google to start your own non-profit. People don't get Malaria in Palo Alto.
Claire Underwood in House of Cards - Season 1 Episode 3

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California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Things are tough all over, cupcake. An' it rains on the just an' the unjust alike... except in California.
Silk Spectre in Watchmen -
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I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
That's the great thing about California, you can almost go to the mountains and almost go to the beach on the same day.
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 Episode 11
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You know what's remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.
Austin Powers in Austin Powers - The Spy Who Shagged Me
It's the edge of the world
And all of Western civilization
The sun may rise in the east
At least it's settled in a final location
It's understood that Hollywood sells Californication
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I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
Stay hungry, stay foolish.
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Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
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The problem is... netbooks aren't better in anything!
Steve Jobs - iPad Keynote - 2010
Creativity is about connecting things.
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When you become successful on the level that Fleetwood Mac did, it gives you financial freedom, which should allow you to follow your impulses. But oddly enough, they become much harder to follow.
You're not going to reinvent the wheel every time you go out, because that would disappoint the audience.
You could almost say I'm someone who doesn't practice age.
You just get out there and be what you want to be. That's part of evolving and part of staying true to yourself - part of remaining alive in a real authentic, long-term sense creatively: not listening to what other people tell you to be.
The thought of being on my own really terrified me. But then I realized being alone is really a cleansing thing.
Each individual member of a co-operative society works with that interest which is inseparable from the new position he enjoys. Each has an interest in the other.
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All legislative experiments in the way of making forcible distribution of the wealth produced in any country have failed.
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A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness.
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Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard with interest any device or plan which promises to enable at least the more intelligent, enterprising, and determined part of those who are not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.
1
Each co-operative institution will become a school of business in which each member will acquire a knowledge of the laws of trade and commerce.
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If liking Katy Perry and drinking margaritas is gay, then who wants to be straight?!
The selfie is the new way to look someone right in the eye and say, "Hello, this is me."
If this is the only life, then why I'm not just doing everything I want to do.
Sometimes I get a little sad, and I feel like being alone. Then I talk to my cat about it, and he reminds me I'm James Franco. Then we dance.
I used to care about how I looked. Now I don't care as much. Maybe it's because I'm so handsome.
I didn't create that monster, but he turned into one, so it's always good to see a player, especially a highly touted player like that, get drafted in the first round and then realize his potential and live up to it, so it's fun to see, and it's definitely gonna be fun to play against him.
Davante Adams - Oktober 2023
Jimmy's an easy guy to work with because he's one of the best that I've been around at any position, let alone quarterback, of taking accountability. Not taking anything away from Derek and Aaron, but Jimmy does a good job of not coming in acting like he knows everything. He's open to suggestions and me talking through ways that I've done in the past.
Davante Adams - Oktober 2023
Most underappreciated point guard ever. All-time great.
Davante Adams - February 2023
Oh yes. The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.
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Simba: "Looks like the winds are changing."
Rafiki: "Change is good."
Simba: "Yeah, but it's not easy."
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Claire: "I'm done trying to win over people's hearts."
Francis: "Let's attack their hearts."
Claire: "We can work with fear."
Claire Underwood in House of Cards - Season 4 Episode 13
There is nothing more lonely or terrifying than feeling unheard.
Francis Underwood in House of Cards - Season 5 Episode 9
Willow: "Have you Googled her?"
Xander: "Willow! She's seventeen!"
Willow: "It's a search engine."
Harvey Dent: "When their enemies were at the gates, the Romans would suspend democracy and appoint one man to protect the city. It wasn't considered an honor, it was considered a public service."
Rachel Dawes: "Harvey, the last man who they appointed the Republic was named Caesar and he never gave up his power."
Harvey Dent: "Okay, fine. you either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain..."
Harvey Dent in Batman - The Dark Knight
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They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Vienna - which is kinda the same.
Every time I describe a city, I'm saying something about Venice. The images from memory, once fixed in words, are erased. Maybe I'm afraid of losing Venice at once, if I'm talking about it. speaking in other cities, I have already lost it, little by little.
So you're single? In Paris? Now I'm even more jealous. I mean, your life is croissants and sex.
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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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We stole the Statue of Liberty! The small one, from Las Vegas. I won't even mention the Eiffel Tower - also Vegas.

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