53 Total Quotes

Bruce Jackson Quotes

America has the longest prison sentences in the West, yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.
Bruce Jackson
#America #French Composer

We thought we needed a publication base for works in progress that deserved some light at this point, or for works that didn't fit other publication categories.
Bruce Jackson
#Progress

Bruce Jackson: The Peace Bridge Chronicles.
Bruce Jackson
#Peace

Photograph books are very expensive to print, and I don't think a commercial publisher was willing to take it on. But for us, it was interesting because it combined photographs with the essay.
Bruce Jackson
#Books And Reading

That's the first job I ever had that I love, even though I don't get paid, ... I sure like those dogs.
Bruce Jackson
#Love

They hate to go back,
Bruce Jackson
#Hate

Puppies are so much fun, but it's so much more rewarding to see a dog that's been in bad hands ... wagging his tail. It's just better to get a dog like that, I think,
Bruce Jackson
#Fun

There's a very, very great misconception among people who read about DNA technology that it's a magic bullet and it's not. It's a very powerful tool and probably the most powerful in terms of human identification, but it's not the only tool.
Bruce Jackson
#Magic

Students end up giving themselves away for things that are bigger and better than they are.
Bruce Jackson
#Giving

If Ukraine holds out and manages to strike a compromise with Russia, then Russia's ambitions to restore its influence in this part of the former Soviet empire could be finished.
Bruce Jackson
#Compromise

We can't just be traipsing all over Africa looking for groups, ... If you have an idea of your parental lineage, it really helps to focus on where we should look genetically.
Bruce Jackson
#Africa

France hasn't been a member of NATO's military command for the last 37 years, so their agreement on military planning isn't even required.
Bruce Jackson
#Agreement

I want to see Miss Jackson go to jail for life. You took my childhood, a childhood I was supposed to have. I was so disappointed I will never get that back.
Bruce Jackson
#Childhood

Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer #Architecture

Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

We just feel that it's wrong. All it's doing is increasing the number of people that want to do our country harm by making more enemies than allies. I'm just convinced that this administration is less concerned with diplomacy and more concerned about showing the world its strength.
Bruce Jackson
#People

The jobs may be there. The question is, at what cost do those jobs come? They're not free.
Bruce Jackson
#Jobs

All the sound the audience hears goes from the mixing console through a bunch of Lake processors.
Bruce Jackson
#Audience

All governments in all wars have used all the means at their disposal to put their own motives, decisions and actions, and the actions of their military forces, in the best possible light.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

Books can now be on the stands within days from delivery of a formatted manuscript, and often are.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

Both of our wars in Iraq were, on American television, largely bloodless.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel of declining possibility.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

Filmmakers who use narrators pay a price for taking the easy way: narrated films date far more quickly than films without narrators.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

First, those images help us understand the general and specific magnitude of disaster caused by the tsunami. The huge outpouring of aid would not have happened without those images.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

For governments at war, the media is an instrument of war or an element in war that is to be controlled.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

I'm a schoolteacher and a writer. So that's what I do.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer

It is not at all clear how much the media influences public opinion and how much public opinion influences the media.
Bruce Jackson
#French Composer