21 Total Quotes

George Martin Quotes

What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness.
George Martin
#Quotes #Land

I think that one of the nice things about the Yellow Submarine movie is that it seems to be perennial. People enjoy watching from each generation. And it was like the Beatles themselves. You know the Beatles seem to find new audience each time another generation comes along.
George Martin
#Quotes #Movie

Well, again working strictly to the film, where you had this lovely, lovely land of brightness and color. And everybody is smiling and happy and butterflies flitting around and it was that kind of image that, it was like a dream world, really.
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And the young people in the 1960's identified with it immediately, because, I guess the young people had been having years of repression really. They felt that the, you know, after the war everything was very austere, particularly in Europe.
George Martin
#Quotes #People

Because when the film was first mooted, the Beatles didn't like the idea at all. In fact they wouldn't have any part in it. And when Brian had committed them, it was part of a deal he did with United Artists, I think.
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I was asked to do score by the Director, who was a charming Canadian, a really nice guy, George Dunning was his name. He's dead now, unfortunately.
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a good leader, trustworthy, with the potential to be a good Marine, either as an officer or enlisted. He's dedicated to this program as he is to the fire department. He's also a good trainer and has taught three recruit classes.
George Martin
#Potential

He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.
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I was skeptical of their paper in 1997. But when they're extending life, you have to take it more seriously.
George Martin
#Life

It's further evidence that there's a mechanism that's modulating life span that works throughout the living world. And it might even apply to us.
George Martin
#Life

When you extend life span, that's really something. That's hard to do.
George Martin
#Quotes #Life

We want to get it in front of the public as soon as possible because we want the troops to come home as soon as possible.
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#Troops

I had my sprinkler system on, but then we lost power,
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#Power

I had my sprinkler system on, but then we lost power.
George Martin
#Power

I think Harry is one of the two or three best middle linebackers in history as far as I'm concerned. He and maybe a Dick Butkus and a Sam Huff probably share the crown as the elite middle linebackers. And that puts Harry in some pretty illustrious company -- or it puts them in pretty illustrious company.
George Martin
#History

I am confident that Richard will continue to promote and develop Air as a world-class recording facility.
George Martin
#Class

Polls are a passive conduit, but when citizens are out going door-to-door, expressing serious commitment, getting thousands of signatures, and getting resolutions passed, it sends a direct message to members of Congress. It's very clearly illustrated by the Katrina tragedy. Local guard and reserves are supposed to serve their own communities and they weren't available because of Iraq. Equipment that could have been used to dig dirt for the levees was in Iraq.
George Martin
#Commitment