30 Total Quotes

Bob Thompson Quotes

The whole point of those (segments) is to leave a heap of carnage. That is a game that is really hard to win, even when you're one of the good guys.
Bob Thompson
#Game

After a year or two, the number of business jets (with broadband Internet) will far outstrip the number of commercial airlines.
Bob Thompson
#Business

I think with the population of Cottage Grove getting so large, there's got to be a school out here. It'll be just better for the kids.
Bob Thompson
#Population

Plus, the response from Sept. 11 was a lot different. You had (government officials) out there with a sense of control and authority, despite what we saw in 'Fahrenheit 9-11.' Here, the complete lack of authority immediately becomes the type of stuff that comedians are great at doing.
Bob Thompson
#September 11

If we look back a generation ago, we were running 250, 280 alcohol-related fatalities a year. So, we made enormous progress and we're saving lives and reducing serious injuries because of it.
Bob Thompson
#Alcohol And Alcoholism

We thought it probably would be a glance for us, but as it turned out it was even lighter. It stayed offshore, to our benefit.
Bob Thompson
#Benefit

This is what they live to do, so we had nothing but volunteers. We even had guys in Afghanistan ready to rotate home, and they were saying don't even bring us home, fly us straight to Jackson (Miss.), and we'll start doing rescue down there.
Bob Thompson
#Fly #Afghanistan #Volunteers

Of the nine people killed in crashes during the 2004 New Year's holiday, six, or 67 percent, were involved in alcohol-related crashes.
Bob Thompson
#New Year

Here's this guy with a self-consciously bad haircut, but he's worth more than the GNP of many nations, ... With his success, it's become clear that geeks will inherit the earth.
Bob Thompson
#Earth

Here's this guy with a self-consciously bad haircut, but he's worth more than the GNP of many nations. With his success, it's become clear that geeks will inherit the earth.
Bob Thompson
#Earth

Last year, alcohol was a factor in 22 percent of the 242 fatal and injury crashes reported in Louisiana over the New Year's holiday.
Bob Thompson
#New Year #Alcohol And Alcoholism #Louisiana

The lower Olympic numbers are predictable and inevitable. Many people used to watch the Olympics because it was the best thing to watch. Now they have so many more choices.
Bob Thompson
#Choices #Olympics

Part of our stated mission is that the Tyler Museum of Art exists as an educational and cultural center to enrich the lives of East Texas citizens. In addition to hosting tours for thousands of students each year, and working with area teachers to enrich their curricula, we host this exhibition to encourage and promote young talent.
Bob Thompson
#Exhibition

Now, even if you're not looking for the information - if you're looking for it, it's everywhere - but even if you're not, you log on to your e-mail, and there it is, hitting you in the face. It's very difficult to wait until prime time to see this stuff, because it's all over the place. That was a problem as well, and we should have seen that coming.
Bob Thompson
#E Mail

This was clearly an Olympics that says that the broadcast era, the old days when the Olympics were pretty much guaranteed to plow over the competition and draw these huge audiences, that Olympics of the broadcast era is really over. However, it's also a transition - because we're not yet to the Olympics that has embraced all of these new technologies. This was kind of the transition Olympics - the dress rehearsal for what the Olympics is going to look like in the new business model when they finally figure out how they're going to employ mobile television and Internet and all of the rest of it.
Bob Thompson
#Audiences #Transition #Olympics

This crisis is real. We just listed the 66th church on our Web site that has withdrawn from the UCC since General Synod 25. In my conference, the Southern Conference, we have lost 70 of 300 churches in less than four years. We aim to give churches a reason to stay.
Bob Thompson
#Churches

What's going to be very interesting in '08 is how they adapt using the lessons that they learned from this one with regard to not only these problems, but also something else, which was actually a bright spot - their coverage of the Olympics through nontraditional media was actually very encouraging. They got a lot of Web-site hits. There were a lot of people consuming these Olympics one way or the other over the Internet and on high-definition television.
Bob Thompson
#Olympics

Education is a significant part of our mission here at the Tyler Museum of Art. This exhibition was organized to recognize the contributions these artists make every day in their chosen profession of teaching art.
Bob Thompson
#Education #Profession #Exhibition

I watch a lot of sports, and so far that's been what's driven the big-screen phenomenon. It's a status symbol; a lot of people get a lot of pleasure being able to show off this enormous piece of hardware.
Bob Thompson
#Pleasure #Sports #Phenomenon