Mammoth quotes:

  • I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men. -- Maria Mitchell
  • Like many people, I only knew of Ford Madox Ford through a book called 'The Good Soldier,' which is everybody's favorite Ford Madox Ford if they have one, but I came to read 'Parade's End' when it was suggested via Damien Timmer of Mammoth Screen. -- Tom Stoppard
  • I grew up in Mammoth Lakes, and they shot an episode up there, and I was hanging around when I was on the ski team. I was very, very involved in athletics, so I didn't watch a lot of TV, but I definitely watched a lot of '90210.' -- Trevor Donovan
  • Mammoth organizations, these ponderous processes. Many people don't realize that the nuclear capability that this country [USA] amassed and maintained over the period of the Cold War cost $6 trillion . -- George Lee Butler
  • Ted Templeman, the producer, and Donn Landee, the engineer, are the same team that signed Van Halen, when they were called Mammoth. Donn convinced them to change it to the last name of the guitar player and drummer. -- Sammy Hagar
  • Vanity is as old as the mammoth. -- W. L. George
  • Being with an insanely jealous person is like being in the room with a dead mammoth. -- Mike Nichols
  • I'm not sure the Russians would be happy that their iconic wooly mammoth has North American origins. -- Hendrik Poinar
  • The exercise I do now is a mammoth change for me because I never did any exercise ever. -- Della Reese
  • If we brought the mammoth back to Siberia, maybe that would be good for the ecosystems that are changing because of climate change. -- Hendrik Poinar
  • Tiny quails may not seem as impressive as a mammoth turkey, but there is something refreshing about a spread of individual birds on the Christmas table. -- Yotam Ottolenghi
  • I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones. These buildings were beautifully made, from the bones of the body into shelter. -- Ben Nicholson
  • The fact is I am growing old too fast, alas! I feel it, and yet work I will, and may God grant me life to see the last plate of my mammoth work finished. -- John James Audubon
  • High Romanticism shows you nature in all its harsh and lovely metamorphoses. Flood, fire and quake fling us back to the primal struggle for survival and reveal our gross dependency on mammoth, still mysterious forces. -- Camille Paglia
  • It turns out that there are swaths of habitat in the north of Siberia and Yukon that actually could house a mammoth. Remember, this was a highly plastic animal that lived over tremendous climate variation. -- Hendrik Poinar
  • The mammoth was basically done in by climate change. The last ones survived on Wrangel Island, north of Chukotka, until 3,700 years ago. According to Eveny mythology, mammoths scooped up dirt with their tusks to form the first dry land. -- Alex Shoumatoff
  • I am angry about the mammoth, out-of-control social welfare entitlement programs from Washington, D.C., that were supposed to solve our problems. The obvious truth is these impractical, politically motivated programs have irreparably damaged the fabric of our black society and community. -- Allen West
  • Dinosaurs are the jumper cables to the human mind. Kids can't curb their enthusiasm when they're in a hall of dinosaurs and mammoths and mammoth hunters and trilobites and giant fish that could chomp up a shark. These natural objects in motion and context make kids want to read; you can't stop them from reading and thinking. -- Robert T. Bakker
  • I grew up in Los Angeles, and I was always fascinated by the La Brea Tar Pits. Right in the middle of the city, in an area called the Miracle Mile, for crying out loud, we have these eldritch ponds of dark, bubbling goo. And down in the muck, there're all these amazing fossils: mammoth and saber tooth cat and dire wolf. -- Greg van Eekhout
  • Northern Exposure.' I loved that show; I loved the way it was able to have episodes where somebody finds a woolly mammoth, he calls the museum in New York, they send a guy out, and the mammoth's gone because someone ate it. To me, that was everything I ever wanted to do. That show mixed emotion, humor and the surreal all at once. -- Edward Kitsis
  • Roger Ebert was the last mammoth alive who was holding the flag for real movies and moviemakers. -- Werner Herzog
  • The preparations were elaborate and mammoth in scale, and Washington threw himself into the effort, demanding that not an hour be lost. -- David McCullough
  • A word in a dictionary is very much like a car in a mammoth motor show - full of potential but temporarily inactive. -- Anthony Burgess
  • The sense of paralysis proceeds not so much out of the mammoth size of the problem but out of the puniness of the purpose. -- Norman Cousins
  • When you see a picture of a woolly mammoth on a cave wall, that's weirdly similar to a person's lasagna that they thought looked delicious. -- Derek Waters
  • Looking at this insolent earth, you hear the first battle cry of our species- trap it under a rock and together, screaming, attack and destroy it, as if killing a mammoth. -- Naz?m Hikmet
  • In early times, before the floods swept across the world, there was life, albeit odd, as one can see from the fossils of mammoth bones, and there was the regime of Prince Metternich. -- Franz Grillparzer
  • A God capable of continuously monitoring and controlling the individual status of every particle in the universe cannot be simple. His existence is going to need a mammoth explanation in its own right. -- Richard Dawkins
  • Horror is so basic. You'd get an adrenaline jolt from watching your mom get gored by a woolly mammoth. A horror movie gives you the adrenaline without having to have your mom get gored. -- Nick Antosca