21 Total Quotes

John Thomas Quotes

It's ironic that after a political season awash in commercials based on fear and deception by both parties seen on all major networks, an ad with a message of welcome and inclusion would be deemed too controversial,
John Thomas
#Deception

Wal-Mart has a conservative corporate image, and we knew they wouldn't be thrilled. But we're hoping that the company will be pleased once they see how fun the pictures are and how empowered the women at Wal-Mart feel.
John Thomas
#Company

We want it to be an asset to the community. The design is unlike anything in the state.
John Thomas
#Community

The project had its challenges. Each of the retail stores remained open and operating as faade construction took place. This required significant pre-planning and constant communication.
John Thomas
#Challenges

How bad does it have to get before people stop arguing and backstabbing? Someday, these (public officials) are going to have to answer for high water bills. When people ask what they did, they will have to say 'nothing.
John Thomas
#People

That's much more than we had anticipated. We think the Home Depot feature could be even more successful than the Wal-Mart one.
John Thomas
#Home

I did it years ago and regretted it. Fifteen minutes later, it was like, 'Oh, man, I just got rid of a hat.' But then, in your mind, you start rationalizing it. It was worth it. You start to think, 'Now what are they going to do with these things?' You hope they give them to kids or to the less fortunate, somebody who can't spend 18 bucks on a cap. You'd like to think it's put to good use.
John Thomas
#Man

When Tim Parris and I joined we really started a new program to grow the management of ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals.
John Thomas
#Management

Those investigations and those charges generally relate to a perception by the regulators ... that the city of Venice had become a rogue utility. That, in fact, there were a cadre of employees within the utility who had taken it upon themselves to get rid of the reclaimed water anywhere they could.
John Thomas
#Perception

It's not a little kid cartoon. It's deeper than that. It's about the transformation of life and humans.
John Thomas
#Life

How bad does it have to get before people stop arguing and backstabbing?
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#People

This is lovely, the real Italy,
John Thomas
#Italy

What are we doing? We're riding around in a van. Service is service.
John Thomas
#Service

I just wish there were some way to let the people that want to get here first and tailgate to just come in and find a spot in the best place they can, and if people want to come in and just park and go to the game, they can park back here. I didn't really hear any complaints about the old way of doing it.
John Thomas
#People

I can't believe Kathy Ireland is really carrying food to my car. She didn't have to do this. Just donating money and getting this stuff here was more than enough for me, but to see a woman of her stature actually helping with a problem instead of throwing money at it really makes me appreciate her as a human being.
John Thomas
#Food

I think what's happening now is there's an undertow of feeling in town that you guys are not actively trying to hurt us, but you are not doing anything to help us.
John Thomas
#Trying

People aren't seeing the cause and effect. These days, you see organizational statements and decisions being made by the program offices that are not necessarily consistent with a strong top-level technical design.
John Thomas
#People

It's a risk you take when you go in the ocean.
John Thomas
#Risk

This is the toughest I've ever seen, and I've been in the business quite a few years.
John Thomas
#Business

[Langley was] just trying to win a game. I think everybody saw what was going on. As far as what we did, that's just something that I don't ever want to do, but at the same time I felt like our kids deserved to win.
John Thomas
#Trying

We want to take advantage of the opportunity.
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#Opportunity