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Motivational Clutter Quotes

May these quotes about Clutter inspire and motivate you.

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Motivational

It's not clutter, it's my unique filing system.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the
limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics,
and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy.
You can't see the person for all the clutter.
- Julie Andrews


 

I want to lead the Victorian life, surrounded by exquisite clutter.
- Freddie Mercury

I wish I had a talent for dropping things as well as taking on new ones.
It gets to be quite a clutter after a while.
- Joshua Lederberg

If you have debt I'm willing to bet that general clutter
is a problem for you too.
- Suze Orman


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Amidst all the clutter, beyond all the obstacles,
aside from all the static, are the goals set.
Put your head down, do the best job possible,
let the flak pass, and work towards those goals.
- Donald Rumsfeld

If the work of art is to continue pursuing the vision
of both being in and of the world but nevertheless
in some fashion being more than just one more object to the mounting clutter,
this is the specific point, I think,
where this must be assured.
- Brian Ferneyhough

If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind,
what is the significance of a clean desk?
- Laurence J. Peter

The lines of Pearl Art Glass are clean,
certainly not cluttered.
- James Lafferty

I have a notion that if you are going to be spiritually curious,
you better not get cluttered up with too many material things.
- Mary Oliver

If your desk isn't cluttered, you probably aren't doing your job.
- Harold S. Geneen

There was a subtlety about Peggy Lee.
It was powerful.
There was a valuable use of space.
Everything was not cluttered.
Her voice was out front and was the key instrument.
- Rita Coolidge

No special writing rituals.
And my desk is usually cluttered.
- Stephen Greenblatt

This desk of mine is one at which a man may die,
but from which he cannot resign.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about
your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.
- Grantland Rice

Why does this person who is sitting behind a desk and
never watches cartoons is arguing about what cartoons should be like.
Its so creepy realizing that this person is a lunatic.
- Jhonen Vasquez

I doubted that there were Communists hiding behind
every corporation desk and director's chair.
- Gloria Swanson

We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics.
Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.
- Calvin Coolidge

If your company has a clean-desk policy,
the company is nuts and you're nuts to stay there.
- Tom Peters

You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps.
If the president of a company has a clean desk then
it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work.
- Harold S. Geneen

There's one great script that hit my desk that I didn't change at all,
and that was True Romance.
- Tony Scott

Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk.
Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails,
and we'll be starting that very soon.
- Catherine Crier

The first pork-barrel bill that crosses my desk,
I'm going to veto it and make the authors of those
pork-barrel items famous all over America.
- John McCain

Suppose Watergate had not been uncovered? I'd still be on the City Desk.
- Bob Woodward

I got so I simply gagged everytime I sat before my desk to write an ad.
- Hart Crane

Over my desk hangs a poster from The Railway Children
that my husband had framed for me.
It is so lovely to see the children smiling as they
run down the railway track.
- Dinah Sheridan

Professionally, I remember Cronkite as a kid growing up,
and more so for me, the importance of Cronkite was
not him sitting there at the anchor desk,
but him out there doing things.
- Ed Bradley

On gym days, I don't get to my desk until 4 in the afternoon,
and everything except bedtime and the appointment with
the liquid narcotic is pushed back a bit.
- Peter Straub

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing
but in the midst of living.
- Anais Nin

I eat and drink at my desk, but I'm a tidy eater.
- Jamie Zawinski

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
- John le Carre

People have an idea that one is in control of a career,
a lot more than you really are.
You can engineer things to an extent.
But you are at the mercy of what comes in across the desk.
- Gary Oldman

Well, the thought that everybody might have a personal
computer at their desk or their home was certainly
not on the mainstream of anybody's activity at that time.
- Jack Kilby

I enjoy playing other people.
It's a great job and it's challenging.
I couldn't do a desk job.
- Christopher Parker

I don't need somebody behind a desk to tell me what
a marketing survey says is funny.
I got 3 million miles and 70,000 tickets sold,
telling me that I know how to make people laugh.
- D. L. Hughley

When somebody was looking in my locker,
it was like going in my desk.
Somebody happened to be looking in my locker when they shouldn't have been.
- Bobby Bonilla

I have a toy giraffe on my bed.
I've got photographs over my desk as well as a mask
of a giraffe in my kitchen.
I am totally hooked.
- Joanna Lumley

First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse
something that is already clear in my mind.
If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive
or need to write about it.
- C. Day Lewis

My desk, most loyal friend thank you.
You've been with me on every road I've taken.
My scar and my protection.
- Marina Tsvetaeva

When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom
and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever,
whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books.
- Norman MacCaig

Your work is to keep cranking the flywheel that turns
the gears that spin the belt in the engine of belief
that keeps you and your desk in midair.
- Annie Dillard

My desk drawer is filled with all kinds of prayers.
- Geraldine Ferraro

If you are a genius, you'll make your own rules,
but if not - and the odds are against it -
go to your desk no matter what your mood,
face the icy challenge of the paper -
write.
- J. B. Priestley

Trotsky rises to give me his hand, then sits at his desk,
gently allowing his regard to light on my person.
- Georges Simenon

One sits the whole day at the desk and appetite is standing next to me.
"Away with you," I say.
But Comrade Appetite does not budge from the spot.
- Leonid I. Brezhnev

I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the
world from one good Washington dinner party than from
all the background information NBC piles on my desk.
- Barbara Walters

The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit
of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.
- Fred Allen

Depending on what I'm working on, I come to the writing
desk with entirely different mindsets.
When I change form one to the other,
it's as if another writer is on the scene.
- Evan Hunter

All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant
can be stored under a desk.
- Ronald Reagan

People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff.
I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy...
and I keep it in a jar on my desk.
- Stephen King

Writing can be a very solitary business.
It's you sat at a desk typing words into a computer.
It can get lonely sometimes and lots of writers live quite isolated lives.
- Paul Kane

In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on.
A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book.
I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
- Pearl S. Buck

If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk,
stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along.
When in doubt, route.
- Malcolm Forbes

I plan to die at my desk.
- Don Hewitt

The writer has to force himself to work.
He has to make his own hours and if he doesn't go to
his desk at all there is nobody to scold him.
- Roald Dahl

It all depends on which side of the desk you're sitting on.
- Len Wein

I didn't want to spend my life behind a desk.
- John Gilpin

These tapes have been found, which were taken from
the desk and various bootlegs.
At the time we never got to hear them,
they didn't seem to be available or they just got put to one side.
- Michael Giles

Sir, I see a lot of documents in my day-to-day business,
and I can't tell you every document that I've seen.
It may have passed across my desk.
It may not have passed across my desk.
I truthfully cannot answer that question,
other than to say I don't remember.
- Rand Beers

Prior to Saving Private Ryan I never worked with men.
I was always working with some babe,
and it was always about falling in love,
and it just got turned around.
I'm not looking for any particular kind of story.
I wait until it comes across my desk.
- Tom Hanks

Suppose you were working at your job one day,
and you made a little mistake.
Then all of a sudden a red light went on over your desk,
and fifteen thousand people stood up and yelled at you that you sucked?
- Jacques Plante

I'll be with The Goat until the fall.
Then I've been given three plays to look at and there
have been a couple of films have come over the desk.
I will probably not do either one of them.
- Mercedes Ruehl

It's not easy to strap yourself down to a desk and
bash on a keyboard when you know you can direct lots of films,
because directing films is fun and interactive and gregarious.
Writing isn't.
- Guy Ritchie

But I really like hosting, I think it's a strength of mine.
It allows me to improvise, and I love the spontaneity of that,
and I think I'm funny behind the desk when interviewing someone.
- Garry Shandling

Well, for over a year now at my desk,
a prototype program of Luigi and Mario has been running on my monitor.
We've been thinking about the game, and it may be something
that could work on a completely new game system.
- Shigeru Miyamoto

I just couldn't take school seriously:
I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk.
It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes
under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
- Alvin Lee

I am really chained to my computer these days so I work in my bedroom,
which is a room I have worked in for years and years.
It is just as much an office as a bedroom,
and during the day, my bed is rather like an extension of my desk.
- Margaret Mahy

I can guarantee you this, that more pension and benefit
reforms which I will consider arbitration reform to be one of them,
are things that when they come to my desk,
they will be signed.
- Chris Christie

Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement,
but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby,
and that the big one was his mother.
In that short little film, computer animation went
from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking.
- John Lasseter


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