24 Total Quotes

John Williams Quotes

The problem for the U.S. is that the economy is growing faster than the rest of the world, and, therefore, our demand for imports far exceeds the demand for our exports by other countries.
John Williams
#Economy

I just wonder, why here? This is fairly middle-class.
John Williams
#Class

The good news is, the students took their own school's safety and security seriously. There's a general sense of being fed up with these kinds of threats.
John Williams
#News

Toronto is a big, sophisticated city and multi-ethnic, and people love coffee here.
John Williams
#Coffee

In general, we continue to believe that local governments should not have a competitive advantage when competing with the private sector, and they should not be allowed to subsidize their business plan.
John Williams
#Advantage

I've never known anyone that is a better manager of people or is a harder worker than Kessel. His willingness to jump in and help take on public-private partnerships is legendary.
John Williams
#People

I don't think we're going to get into the Greek alphabet this year. The good news is it's still 56 days before it starts.
John Williams
#News

Requirements represent the medium of exchange between IT and the business.
John Williams
#Business

It has to be gotten rid of or reduced to encourage business.
John Williams
#Business

It's been a process. George and I started with two people and 1,000 square feet. We just kept knocking out walls.
John Williams
#People

We are looking at home and abroad for players, but that's not a name I've heard mentioned.
John Williams
#Home

Perimeter Center is one of the best lodging markets in the southeast with over 23 million square feet of office space and such major demand generators as General Electric, Microsoft, Eli Lilly as well as three world-class hospitals located less than one mile from the hotel.
John Williams
#Office

It was a combination of a lot of things: concerns about emerging markets, a drop in consumer confidence, and the expectation that the Fed is still tilting toward an easing.
John Williams
#Confidence

I can laugh about it, but it's been very hard. One collection company was getting ready to put a lien on my house, but I was able to get that stopped. It's been a real battle.
John Williams
#Company

Preliminary indications from the school indicate (the student) probably said it in passing, as an off-hand joke. But you don't just joke around about things like that. Of all the times in the world to make a joke about bombing a school, this was clearly not the time.
John Williams
#School

A woman only has won once in 25 years. She's good and beaten all these guys, but it depends on all of the games.
John Williams
#Woman

Incumbent on the city's approval of the campus plan, we believe it's possible to bring everything together in one place.
John Williams
#Approval

We're moving in a very deliberate, respectful way with the community.
John Williams
#Community

Why not get rid of some administrators? You're going after some of the lowest-paid people.
John Williams
#People

I honestly haven't done all that counting. It always feels new and a wonderful honor to receive these things. It's a fresh feeling.
John Williams
#Honor

As I told one parent, we appreciate the generosity, but every drop of fuel that we put in a bus is fuel that could have gone in an ambulance or emergency vehicle trying to help the relief effort. Now, as we look at the news in the newspaper and on television of what's going on, to imagine an ambulance trying to help those people might run out of fuel because we're running the chess team over to Colleton County, well, to us it highlights some priorities.
John Williams
#Generosity

We were shocked and dismayed that one of our teachers would be involved in something like this. Teachers are held to the highest standards, and again, we are shocked.
John Williams
#Teachers

So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories.
John Williams
#American Composer

The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.
John Williams
#American Composer