I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol.
— Taylor Swift

I want everyone here to re-imagine a world where instead of prescribing steroids, inhalers and medication, the doctor turns to Julie and says, 'Why don't you go home and clean out your air filters?'
Naomi Shah filtering quote

I write on big yellow legal pads - ideas in outline form when I'm doing stand-up and stuff. It's vivid that way. I can't type it into an iPad - I think that would put a filter into the process.
— Robin Williams

I would rather have as my patron a host of anonymous citizens digging into their own pockets for the price of a book or a magazine than a small body of enlightened and responsible men administering public funds. I would rather chance my personal vision of truth striking home here and there in the chaos of publication that exists than attempt to filter it through a few sets of official, honorably public-spirited scruples.
— John Updike

Boredom is not an end product, is comparatively rather an early stage in life and art. You've got to go by or past or through boredom, as through a filter, before the clear product emerges.
— filtering quotation by F. Scott Fitzgerald