Caliber quotes:

  • Long time no see. I only pray the caliber of your questions has improved. -- Kevin Smith
  • In any restaurant of this caliber, the chefs are in the same position, building relationships. -- Thomas Keller
  • The breeding programs for the bulls have improved significantly. The bulls are at a much higher caliber. -- Chris LeDoux
  • People of small caliber are always carping. They are bent on showing their own superiority, their knowledge or prowess or good breeding. -- Van Wyck Brooks
  • To my mind ClickThings, and John Underwood are world champion caliber, and I am delighted to have the opportunity to partner with them. -- Boomer Esiason
  • The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year. Interest in college football was exploding, and there was this new game called basketball. -- John Thorn
  • The most successful people I've worked with, like the Rolling Stones - people of a different, kind of legendary caliber - have such great, warm energy. -- Christina Aguilera
  • I think I failed miserably on NewsRadio. I was very nervous because of the caliber of the cast - especially Dave Foley - so I think I did a terrible job. -- Janeane Garofalo
  • You can take a school like the University of Colorado, with a selective admission standard. It has a better caliber student going in, so you ought to have a better caliber coming out. -- Roy Romer
  • I don't think I'm a great singer myself. I'm all right. I've worked with different writers, different producers... I've just been blessed with the caliber of people I've been able to work with. -- Melanie Chisholm
  • Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That's the only fight I'm in. -- Anthony Anderson
  • The British were keen for 30 caliber guns, did not believe in daylight bombing. American experts said 30 caliber was not enough; we had to have 50 caliber, also said daylight bombing was right provided the planes attacked in formation, with 50 caliber guns. -- Stuart Symington
  • I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film. -- Morris Chestnut
  • I've been to a number of places and seen for myself the caliber of people who are in the Navy today - in all the services for that matter. This is an altogether different bunch. These people of today are really bright, young, good people. -- Ernest Borgnine
  • That's a problem. I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization, we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth. And that means we're getting enormous quantity of whistleblower disclosures of a very high caliber, but don't have enough people to actually process and vet this information. -- Julian Assange
  • A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutrient from cows. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients -- Carl Levin
  • Sticks and stones and small caliber bullets may break my bones... Words will never, et cetera. -- Jim Butcher
  • A business of high principle attracts high-caliber people more easily, thereby gaining a basic competitive and profit edge. -- Marvin Bower
  • And you, are Ruin, the chosen Carnificem, and WOE is what you're all about, it's your purpose. Doom and Gloom. ~Caliber Creed -- Lucian Bane
  • It is probable that television drama of high caliber and produced by first-rate artists will materially raise the level of dramatic taste of the nation. -- David Sarnoff
  • To encourage more top-caliber students to choose teaching, teachers should be paid a lot more, with starting salaries more in the range of $60,000 and potential earnings of as much as $150,000. -- Arne Duncan
  • Where there is no style, there is in effect no point of view. There is, essentially, no anger, no conviction, no self. Style is opinion, hung washing, the caliber of a bullet, teething beads. -- Alexander Theroux
  • To have a Welch-caliber C.E.O. is impressive.To have a century of Welch-Caliber C.E.O.'s all grown from the inside - well, that is one key reason why G.E. is a visionary company. -- James C. Collins
  • Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients. -- Carl Levin
  • Yeah, I am a guy working on physics outside of academia. But I'm nowhere near Einstein's caliber. -- Antony Garrett Lisi
  • The caliber of actors I'm getting to work with and learn from on a daily basis is phenomenal for me as a developing actor. -- Graham Phillips
  • I grew up watching Marlon Brando, Christopher Walken, Robert de Niro, and Al Pacino and even Robert Duvall and was impressed by their caliber of work. -- Cole Hauser
  • Personally, I think I am much calmer under incredibly stressful situations, and I've learned to deal with pressure and nerves, which is key to being a performer of any caliber. -- James Wolpert
  • When you keep the caliber of musicians very high in the band, people are going to come and go. Some of them will be people who have to try various things, it's natural. -- Kathy Mattea
  • Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me. -- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • The dream would be to work with my two favorite actors, Daniel Day Lewis and Cate Blanchett. Or playing Joaquin Phoenix's brother in a film. Basically anything where I get to act opposite actors like these; ones who bring a certain caliber to their work and literally morph into the character they are playing. -- Drew Fuller
  • Sometimes I don't go into the studio for quite a while because I haven't found enough good songs. They have to have a certain caliber and connect with me because I'm going to be playing them for the rest of my life. I start off with a circle of friends whose songs I love anyway. -- Bonnie Raitt
  • I was in this public high school in Princeton, and it had this topnotch jazz program - if you were a musician of any kind of caliber, your holy grail was to be in that orchestra. It was that claim to fame of the school, of the town, other than the university. But it was better than the university band. -- Damien Chazelle
  • There's this certain caliber of dancing I was striving for when I was younger, and it's very hard for me to go back and just do it for fun. But I take all other kinds of classes: I take jazz classes, modern classes, and I love doing that instead of going to the gym. The gym is not very much fun. -- Summer Glau
  • Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everthing which is beyond their range. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • I should never deem a man of ordinary caliber worthy of my devotion. -- Kate Chopin
  • Sunflowers for Sarita is a fast-paced, high caliber romantic suspense. I couldn't stop reading! -- Mary Alice Monroe
  • You can't measure dreams when you're a dreamer, because most often the caliber is unattainable. -- Adamo Macri
  • Anger is only our friend when we know its caliber and how to aim it. -- Neal Shusterman
  • There are always ups and downs when you lose a player the caliber of Matt Ryan. -- Rich Gunnell
  • When he got loaded, the human cannonball knew there were not many men of his caliber. -- George Carlin
  • Your leadership development strategy is perfectly designed to produce the caliber of leader you currently have. -- Andy Stanley
  • Getting this caliber of musicians together [for "90 Millas" CD in September of 2007] is almost impossible to do again. -- Gloria Estefan
  • The fact Jeff Teague has never been an All-Star is puzzling to me because he's certainly an All-Star-caliber player, -- Frank Vogel
  • Knowledge is dangerous, which is why governments often clamp down on people who can think thoughts above a certain caliber. -- Terry Pratchett
  • Despite all the pressure and the caliber of accomplishment, I still can honestly say that it's not all about winning. -- Bode Miller
  • You can easily determine the caliber of a person by the amount of opposition it takes to discourage him or her. -- John C. Maxwell
  • Character actors are becoming a thing of the past. They're just going by the wayside. They're just cutting through that caliber of acting. -- Matthew Lillard
  • When you look at the caliber of players in the England squad and their ability, why should we go into the tournament fearing anyone? -- Frank Lampard
  • Any time you're playing a playoff-caliber team, it is always good to show well, because you don't know when you'll be seeing them again. -- John Lackey
  • Sometimes, you pinch yourself. I get to do such incredibly fun things with people who are of such an incredible caliber. It's really, really awesome. -- David Costabile
  • That's like asking you to pick your favorite child... I do however, think Bird on a Wire was one of my finest works. Oscar caliber. -- Mel Gibson
  • I've always loved to sing and dance, but the caliber of my talent in those areas obviously is not nearing Patti LuPone or Sutton Foster. -- Emma Stone
  • Timothy Spall - best known to mainstream audiences as Wormtail in the Harry Potter series - delivers an Oscar-caliber tour de force reminiscent of Charles Laughton -- Lou Lumenick
  • Just enough sense to stick with something-a chore, task, project, until its completed pays off much better than idle intelligence, even if idle intelligence be of genius caliber. -- David J. Schwartz
  • I'm the music guy, I get to wear the music hat, but being able to be that guy in the room is a thrill at this level and caliber. -- Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • I'm a perfectionist, so doing a high quality, high caliber television show with great actors makes me feel like there's this whole world of television that I've never experienced. -- Vinessa Shaw
  • The history says quarterbacks get paid more than running backs, but I think it depends on the caliber of the player - what you're getting, not just what the position is. -- Reggie Bush
  • Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me. -- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • I want to collaborate with me 'cause I've done so many collaborations that after a certain point unless you're really working with a certain caliber of an artist, there's no point [to collaborate]. -- Mariah Carey
  • I've never met anyone who has convinced me to say, "No, I'm not gonna take the next Spielberg film, I think I'll stay here and have a baby." I've never met anyone of that caliber. -- Stephanie Zimbalist
  • Dwayne's bad chemicals made him take a loaded thirty-eight caliber revolver from under his pillow and stick it in his mouth. This was a tool whose only purpose was to make holes in human beings. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • Goody. That must be why they were looking for a 22-caliber anything when they came by with their search warrant this morning.''They didn't!''They did.''When?''Oddly enough, right before I upped my meds. -- Sandra Balzo