Taking Notes Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 60 Quotes About Taking Notes

#1. So I stopped getting mad and started taking notes.* - Author: Jessica Bennett
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#2. I'd been taking things slow, so slow I wondered if I could go any slower. Every night I ended up going one on one with myself to the point that my hand was starting to get numb while I took notes in class. - Author: J. Lynn
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#3. I always think that I'm still this 13-year old boy that doesn't really know how to be an adult, pretending to live my life, taking notes for when I'll really have to do it. - Author: Richard Linklater
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#4. and gestured. A number of students were taking notes, some - Author: Robert B. Parker
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#5. The best way to waste your life, is by taking notes. The easiest way to avoid living is to just watch. Look for the details. Report. Don't participate. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#6. If I have done great things it's because I was standing in the closet of smart men taking notes and then publishing their ideas as my own. - Author: Isaac Newton
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#7. My advice for other female directors is look for people who really appreciate your vision and are willing to genuinely support you. When it comes time to taking notes on various cuts, if you have a smart producer, listen to her notes! - Author: Linda Hoaglund
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#8. One of the things I love about my job as a playwright or as a screenwriter is that I get to do a lot of research and a lot of thinking and taking a lot of notes before I turn it in. - Author: Tony Kushner
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#9. Reading without taking notes, or high lighting your book will allow you to forget too soon. Lesson are so when they leave a mark. - Author: Richard Morin
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#10. You have to make your own condensed notes. You learn from MAKING them. A lot of thinking goes into deciding what to include and exclude. You develop your own system of abbreviations and memory methods for the information. - Author: Peter Rogers
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#11. Working as a journalist is exactly like being the wallflower at an orgy. I always seem to find myself at a perfectly wonderful event where everyone else is having a marvelous time, laughing merrily, eating, drinking, having sex in the back room, and I am standing on the side taking notes on it all. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#12. I have definitely had experiences where I can feel the shift from simply living my life to being slightly outside of my life and taking notes. - Author: Sloane Crosley
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#13. Someone started taking notes, Steve said, 'You don't need to takes notes. If it's important, you'll remember it'. - Author: Leander Kahney
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#14. When civilization takes a nose dive, how can you look away? You've got to be there. You've got to be at the bottom of the swimming pool taking notes. - Author: Gary Shteyngart
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#15. The sound of pencils taking notes provided a low scrape and hum, almost like radio interference. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#16. When I drive, I check out everything I see, and just taking in all those observations helps me think. So I draw and write a lot as I drive, and I know that's dangerous, but I manage to do it off to the side, with my notes on the seat. - Author: Edward Ruscha
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#17. I stopped taking notes on my Palm Pilot and started playing the little chess game. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#18. Eduardo Galeano notes that America was conquered, but not discovered, that the men who arrived with a religion to impose and dreams of gold never really knew where they were, and that this discovery is still taking place in our time. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#19. A duodene of bird notes chirruped bright treble answer under sensitive hand. Brightly the keys, all twinkling, linked, all harpsichording, called to a voice to sing the strain of dewy morn, of youth, of love's leave-taking, life's, love's morn. - Author: James Joyce
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#20. Each of us, famous or infamous, is a role model for somebody, and if we aren't, we should behave as though we are
cheerful, kind, loving, courteous. Because you can be sure someone is watching and taking deliberate and diligent notes. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#21. I once found myself driving, smoking a cigar, taking notes, and talking on the phone at the same time. I only became completely aware of this when I had to shift, and realized something had to give. - Author: Gene Weingarten
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#22. Don't think for one min that I haven't been taking mental notes of everyone taking shots at me this summer. And I mean everyone! - Author: LeBron James
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#23. Note-taking is important to me: a week's worth of reading notes (or "thoughts I had in the shower" notes) is cumulatively more interesting than anything I might be able to come up with on a single given day. - Author: Teju Cole
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#24. People think that writing is writing, but actually writing is editing. Otherwise, you're just taking notes - Author: Chris Abani
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#25. Sometimes I don't even know why I'm writing what I'm writing...
I'm just following these people around and taking notes. - Author: P. Anastasia
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#26. If I were taking notes, they would read: I see something. A shape? I have no idea. It's not exactly the stuff that literary archives are made of. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#27. Note to myself - It is time for me to start taking my guitar lessons. One of my neighbor's singing and guitar strumming skills are so cool that I can't stop marveling at the music wafting around here. - Author: Avijeet Das
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#28. Arnold Bennett was a writer I admired. He was actually taking notes at his father's deathbed. - Author: Hugh Leonard
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#29. The only protection as a historian is to institute a process of research and writing that minimizes the possibility of error. And that I have tried to do, aided by modern technology, which enables me, having long since moved beyond longhand, to use a computer for both organizing and taking notes. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#30. I think I have a habit of, in my head, taking notes on whatever, you know, whether they're verbal or pictorial or just making a note of things as they're happening. - Author: Roz Chast
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#31. Sometimes that's a year, sometimes it's 18 months, where all I'm doing is taking notes. I'm reconstructing the story from the back to the front so that I know where the front is. - Author: John Irving
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#32. I started a novel in the back of a notebook, and it was great because it looked like I was taking notes. And I just, I kept it up, it was sort of fantasy, it was part soap opera. It was utterly dreadful, but that's how I got hooked. - Author: Jacqueline Carey
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#33. That present she left in the bathroom was special. It's not a funk, it's a biological weapon. The Pentagon should be taking notes. - Author: Gasmaskman
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#34. When we ever invited the beast to dinner he didn't come in and swipe the napkins and start taking notes on the tablecloth 'bout how to take over the whole house? - Author: Toni Cade Bambara
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#35. You like lies?" Shallan asked. "Good lies," Pattern said. "That lie. Good lie." "What makes a lie good?" Shallan asked, taking careful notes, recording Pattern's exact words. "True lies." "Pattern, those two are opposites." "Hmmmm . . . Light makes shadow. Truth makes lies. Hmmmm. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#36. Because cheating is easier when we can justify our behavior, people often cheat in small amounts: We can come up with an excuse for stealing Post-It notes, but it is much more difficult to come up with an excuse for taking $10,000 from petty cash. - Author: Dan Ariely
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#37. I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons. - Author: Marvin Hamlisch
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#38. You can criticize any news staff in some ways, but the one thing that you couldn't call the Village Voice staff was a staff of stenographers, taking notes from public figures and just passing them on. - Author: Sydney Schanberg
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#39. I started drawing when I was about 2, mostly pictures of my mother and my sister. When I got into school, instead of taking the notes that I should have been taking, I was drawing in all of my notebooks. It was an artwork thing for me at first. - Author: Megan Fox
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#40. To me, these people were as exotic as animals in a zoo. I'd never seen anything like them. I wasn't sure whether I wanted to be one of them or simply live among them taking notes and photographs. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#41. [Jason] faltered when he looked at Leo, who was mimicking taking notes with an air pencil.
"Go on, Professor Grace!" he said, wide-eyed. "I wanna get an A on the test. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#42. Most musicians I know don't just play music on Saturday night. They play music every day. They are always fiddling around, letting the notes lead them from one place to another. Taking still photographs is like that. It is a generative process. It pulls you along. - Author: Henry Wessel Jr.
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#43. There is part of us that stands in quiet witness to what we do, taking notes, waiting for a solitary moment to bring up the subject. - Author: Robert Breault
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#44. Taking it all in all and after all, negro life in Washington is a promise rather than a fulfillment. But it is worthy of note for the really excellent things which are promised - Author: Paul Laurence Dunbar
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#45. When you're in love, you simply stop taking notes - Author: Bryan T. Clark
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#46. It's very meditative to watch Food Network shows. I mean, you might be taking notes, but you're probably not. It's meditative to watch someone cook, just like it is to watch your mother cook, or anyone cook. - Author: Thu Tran
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#47. Every fundamental law has exceptions. But you still need the law or else all you have is observations that don't make sense. And that's not science. That's just taking notes. - Author: Geoffrey West
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#48. When people hear I have six kids and 16 grandkids, they think, 'Oh, boy, you must get a lot of stories from them.' I don't. It's not like I'm behind the sofa in the living room taking notes while the grandkids carry on. - Author: Jerry Spinelli
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#49. Taking notes at a pub in Salisbury, I was mistaken for a health inspector! - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#50. I like hearing other writers just about the way they approach writing. It gives me energy for my own work. It's weird; I'm always taking notes about fiction when I'm listening to people talk about craft. - Author: Antonya Nelson
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#51. Whenever the boss has 'fun' activities, there's got to be a parable or a lesson. Employees feel like they're supposed to be taking notes. - Author: Greg Daniels
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#52. We start out talking about the story, trying to figure out who is who and what should happen, taking notes the whole time. Then I do a rough layout of the issue, showing what happens on each page. Then we discuss that some more. - Author: Phil Foglio
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#53. As a painter, taking photos is a form of shorthand - note-taking. - Author: Wanda Koop
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#54. He expressed appreciation for the information I provided, taking a dozen pages of notes in his small neat hand, and asking plenty of questions, not to challenge but just to elucidate. He did offer a pointed comment about what he called our dodge with Helmar, with his ward upstairs, and I rebutted. - Author: Rex Stout
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#55. Wow. She's like a mini-Socrates with all this life advice. I feel like I should be taking notes. Or debating with her. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#56. And then it changed. I wasn't letting him anymore. He was taking, pawing, grabbing. I pushed, I cried out, I squirmed, but like I said it's a shitty game and he didn't feel like playing by the rules anymore. - Author: Taylor Rhodes
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#57. Why take notes? The obvious reason is to remember. Visual note-taking translates what we hear into pictures that give context, color, and meaning. By adding symbols, visual metaphors, likenesses of people, and room layouts, we add several dimensions. - Author: Tom Wujec
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#58. You can see that there is scarcely an observable fact unworthy of mention in your notes, and yet you could easily spend more time scribbling than watching, and that would defeat the purpose. So be selective, don't be compulsive, and enjoy your note-taking. - Author: Robert Pyle
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#59. I write lyrics everyday as I go. I'm always taking notes in my phone whenever I am inspired by something. Most of my writing starts out as poetry before I put it into songs. - Author: Vic Fuentes
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#60. Recording interviews is like magic. a) It stops you from taking notes in the middle and b) you can play that recording for people. - Author: Emmett Shear
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