quote by Joan D. Vinge

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.

— Joan D. Vinge

Unexpected Minority Report quotations

The dead don't die. They look on and help.


Minority report quote We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the oc
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because that missing drop.

If you take away 'Schindler's List' and 'Saving Private Ryan', I like 'Minority Report' a lot.

Minority report quote Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.
Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.

Steven Spielberg makes Minority Report with the newest digital technology;

other directors seem to be trying to make their movies from it.

If when a businessman speaks of minority employment, or air pollution, or poverty, he speaks in the language of a certified public accountant analyzing a corporate balance sheet, who is to know that he understands the human problems behind the statistical ones? If the businessman would stop talking like a computer printout or a page from the corporate annual report, other people would stop thinking he had a cash register for a heart. It is as simple as that -- but that isn't simple.

If, for instance, they have heard something from the postman, they attribute it to a semi-official statement; if they have fallen into conversation with a stranger at a bar, they can conscientiously describe him as a source that has hitherto proved unimpeachable. It is only when the journalist is reporting a whim of his own, and one to which he attaches minor importance, that he defines it as the opinion of well-informed circles.


Minority report quote A stupid man's report of what clever man says can never be accurate, because he
A stupid man's report of what clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

These days I'm often called a Deviant Calvinist, but I don't really think my views do deviate from the Reformed tradition, though in some respects they may represent views that are not as popular now as they once were, or that may represent a minority report in the tradition.

A lot of authority figures want to be good.

I sense that, and yet at the same time I sense that authority, after a while, always leads to some kind of oppression. When the minority report comes in, what you do is run the minority out of town with a flaming cross. It's just the way things are.

Conscience: A small, still voice that makes minority reports.

Minority report quote We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average sta
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.

Whenever a massacre of Armenians is reported from Asia Minor, every one assumes that it has been carried out "under orders" from somewhere or another; no one seems to think that there are people who might like to kill their neighbours now and then.

Go watch (Minority Report) if you can bear Tom Cruise for that long


All patients reported a loss of craving for drugs while taking large doses of Vitamin C, during detoxification. Of the first 30 carefully monitored heroin addicts, 30 successfully withdrew from their addiction with no more than minor discomfort. None of the 30 were reported to have relapsed...Similar results have been reported by other doctors...:Archie Kalokerinos.

Minority report quote The smallest minority on earth in the individual. Those who deny individual righ
The smallest minority on earth in the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.

A lot of movies were influenced by 'Logan's Run,' like 'Minority Report'.

A lot of films have those elements in them.

It's a legitimate point to debate. But it's part of the reality. It's happening, but it's also true they (looters) are in the distinct minority. I think there's a hero on every street corner in New Orleans, and I think the reporting has shown that. I think the balance has been there.

In the early nineties, I was a cub reporter on a city newspaper in Limerick, and assigned to the courthouse there. One day, an old detective sergeant came and whispered to me in the press pit. He pointed out a young offender, a teenager who was up for stealing a car or something relatively minor, and said, 'See this kid? He'll kill.'

Minority report quote Every customer is a reporter
Every customer is a reporter
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I had a great time creating the future on 'Minority Report,' and it's a future that is coming true faster than any of us thought it would.