22 Total Quotes

Gary Larson Quotes

Unbeknownst to most historians, Einstein started down the road of professional basketball before an ankle injury diverted him to science
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#Basketball

The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.
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#American Cartoonist #Depression

Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money.
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#American Cartoonist

the threads that connect us to other living things. Newspapers will run a headline: 'Shark kills human.' You never see a headline from the other perspective: 'Man swims in shark-infested water, forgets he's shark food.'
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#Living

theme-park approach to nature. We judge plants and animals by whether they're entertaining to us. We gravitate toward animals and plants that are big, dramatic, beautiful and at eye-level.
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#Animals

Just be careful how you put it back down, or you can wipe out a population the size of Manhattan.
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#Population

Charters give public school teachers the flexibility to design programs to the individual student needs. They no longer have to go to a distant bureaucracy to ask for permission. By being allowed to make their own decisions the teachers are able to create strong partnerships with parents,
Gary Larson
#Design

When a charter school opens up, typically they are inundated with parents who wish to enroll their kids as well as with applications from public school teachers who wish to teach there, ... They have a tendency to grow very fast.
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#Kids

The way funding works if you have 100 kids in your first year and you grow to 200 kids in your second year, the state is only paying you for the amount of kids you had in your prior year. You don't get funding for the other kids until halfway, two-thirds through the current year,
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#Kids

Things can be low on the food chain, but that doesn't mean they're lowly,
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#Food

No one knows what the public school system is going to look like in 10 or 20 years, but we know it's moving toward being more innovative, more cutting edge or more designed to meeting the needs of individual students.
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#School

We are going to fight this thing all the way. The district is breaking the law and it's breaking its word to treat students who attend charter schools fairly.
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#Law

You're seeing a shift within the charter school movement. The first 10 years were about creating choices for parents. The second decade is a focus on identifying successful models and replicating them as quickly as possible.
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#Choices

We expect increased net sales and profitability for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006, when compared to the prior quarter. With our solid execution and the positive trends in our core business, we expect to close fiscal 2006 by reporting a significant increase in annual net sales over fiscal 2005. We also anticipate full-year profitability in 2006, which marks a dramatic improvement in our bottom line compared to the prior year.
Gary Larson
#Sales

It was an older building. It was in need of work. There are significant parking problems. We had the opportunity to move into a new building that was built according to state-of-the-art environmental standards.
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#Opportunity

For all intents and purposes, we've reached an agreement. It's just a matter of signing the document.
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#Agreement

Even if today all the people they want to talk to are a short distance away, in the future that may not be the case.
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#Future

I think I'm maintaining the quality, but internally I'm paying for it.
Gary Larson
#American Cartoonist

I've always considered music stores to be the graveyards of musicians.
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#American Cartoonist

On Career Day in high school, you don't walk around looking for the cartoon guy.
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#American Cartoonist

This was more than just a cow - this was an entire career I was looking at.
Gary Larson
#American Cartoonist