Packaging quotes:

  • I'm a sucker for packaging! -- Chloe Sevigny
  • Packaging can be theater, it can create a story -- Steve Jobs
  • Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging. -- Dar Williams
  • What commercialism has brought into Linux has been the incentive to make a good distribution that is easy to use and that has all the packaging issues worked out. -- Linus Torvalds
  • I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label. -- Helen Reddy
  • Some people are really good at packaging themselves, but that's not really me. -- Sophie Ellis Bextor
  • Films are an art form which are sold after packaging in this commercial world -- Shah Rukh Khan
  • Curation is more than packaging-it is to help readers [discern] what is important in the world. -- Maria Popova
  • Sorry, am I being rude?" she asks. "I'm used to saying whatever is on my mind. Mom used to say that politeness is deception in pretty packaging -- Veronica Roth
  • Competition is a great thing and critically important in any industry. I respect the companies that build their brand through innovation/great product, packaging, sharp marketing and clever ideas. -- John Robinson
  • Every time you're exposed to advertising in America you're reminded that this country's most profitable business is still the manufacture, packaging, distribution, and marketing of bullshit. High-quality, grade-A, prime-cut, pure American bullshit. -- George Carlin
  • At the end of 10 rounds, what you got, unless you have a knockout, of course, and so what you are doing is you are really packaging aggression in its most palatable form. -- Ferdie Pacheco
  • More and more products are coming out in fiercely protective packaging designed to prevent consumers from consuming them. These days you have to open almost every consumer item by gnawing on the packaging. -- Dave Barry
  • The packaging has to really sell the product today, because kids can go out and buy a CD and then 10 kids can burn them. So you have to really be on your toes. -- Gerald Caiafa
  • Often people try and just consider music as music, in a musical context. People seem to forget that music is not just audio material - it's also the artwork, the packaging it comes in. -- Herbert
  • I rubbed the contents of one bag onto my upper arm on the evening of June 7, just before I went to bed. I thought: Well, it can't hurt. I flushed the packaging down the toilet. -- Patrik Sinkewitz
  • I just like to write stuff that makes people laugh, stuff that works, a fun movie that everyone can enjoy. I'm not really worried about the packaging, marketing, and what the studios are going to run next. -- Scot Armstrong
  • Label celebrity a consumer society's most precious consumer product, and eventually it becomes the hero with a thousand faces, the packaging of the society's art and politics, the framework of its commerce, and the stuff of its religion. -- Lewis H. Lapham
  • The successful truck gardener can never go out to dinner in the summer or spend a week end away, because his conscience tells him he has to be at home eating up his corn or packaging his beans for the freezer. -- Phyllis McGinley
  • We [Desaparecidos] have to make the message and the music and the packaging as appealing as possible - as Taco Bell as possible: mediocre and no one can be offended by it and everyone can sort of enjoy it and we can play it on the radio. -- Conor Oberst
  • I think that the church in America today is so obsessed with being practical, relevant, helpful, successful, and perhaps well-liked that it nearly mirrors the world itself. Aside from the packaging, there is nothing that cannot be found in most churches today that could not be satisfied by any number of secular programs and self-help groups. -- Michael Horton
  • Film is the packaging of information in cans. Videotape is involved with the feeding back of process. Film rips information away from the situation for use elsewhere. Videotape can be fed back into a given situation and enrich experience. Film extends man as a spectator. Videotape extends man as a cybernator. Film imports information. Videotape implodes indigenous data. -- Paul Ryan
  • The biggest challenge is self-financing 100% of everything. Recording costs, studio time, engineer fees, travel costs are all a part of the creation process. Then after the creation, there are producer fees, mixing, mastering, photo shoots, artwork, packaging, artist feature fees, legal fees, clearances, and so on that must be covered before any music can officially be released to the public. -- Mya
  • I am asking my Attorney General to create a special unit of federal prosecutors and leading state attorneys general to expand our investigations into the abusive lending and packaging of risky mortgages that led to the housing crisis. This new unit will hold accountable those who broke the law, speed assistance to homeowners, and help turn the page on an era of recklessness that hurt so many Americans. -- Barack Obama
  • Some people are really good at packaging themselves, but that's not really me. -- Sophie Ellis Bextor
  • Recycling, packaging, businesses are changing all of those things because that's what consumers want. -- Jerry Greenfield
  • I'm not a make-up person, but I love wearable products that are easy to use, with fun packaging. -- Charlotte Ronson
  • With a little more tweaking, we could make orange juice in the orange without any packaging or processing. -- Homaro Cantu
  • There are a lot of irritating aspects about large supermarkets for the wannabe eco-warrior, but the one that gets most of us hottest under the collar is packaging. -- Sheherazade Goldsmith
  • I don't think piracy is going to kill the music industry. But digital technology and the ability to download will change the packaging from CDs to a single-based business. -- Richard Parsons
  • Persuasion has become a kind of force. The more the advertiser knows about what consumers want, and the more desires the product and packaging seek to fulfill, the more coercive the force. -- Virginia Postrel
  • The nature of touring is packaging acts together that have strong catalogues of music. It's about making sure that it's a winning combination. It's really about giving people value for their money. -- Vivian Campbell
  • The packaging has to really sell the product today, because kids can go out and buy a CD and then 10 kids can burn them. So you have to really be on your toes. -- Gerald Caiafa
  • We humans have become dependent on plastic for a range of uses, from packaging to products. Reducing our use of plastic bags is an easy place to start getting our addiction under control. -- David Suzuki
  • With approximately 75 per cent of our rubbish generated by packaging, a few simple steps - buying loose fruit and veg, choosing products with recyclable packaging, and avoiding individually wrapped portions - can have a big impact. -- Sheherazade Goldsmith
  • Conserving energy and thus saving money, reducing consumption of unnecessary products and packaging and shifting to a clean-energy economy would likely hurt the bottom line of polluting industries, but would undoubtedly have positive effects for most of us. -- David Suzuki
  • If you look at slavery across all human history, and you sort of strip away the packaging, whether it's racialized or religious-based, and you look at the actual core of the slavery, it's one person completely controlling another one. -- Kevin Bales
  • When I started out, I wrote the songs, recorded the songs, mastered, mixed, did the artwork, made the packaging and did the distribution, all myself. Now I understand what everyone's jobs are, who is doing them right, and who isn't. -- Aloe Blacc
  • By packaging a full album into a bundle of music with ringtones, videos and other combinations and variations, we found products that consumers demonstrably valued and were willing to purchase at premium prices. And guess what? We've sold tons of them. -- Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
  • I pay such close attention of the record making process that most people would assume are very little and wouldn't be that big of a deal; the packaging, the title, and the harmonies, I think, are arguably as important as the lead vocals. -- David Nail
  • I think we are waiting for an e-book that even non-techies can be comfortable with. From my point of view, the biggest change is that I don't have to spend most of the day printing out and packaging a manuscript. I think I almost miss that. -- Terry Pratchett
  • As an artist, illustrator, and photographer, most of my daily work was formed around the Art & Entertainment business, which was about packaging ideas that looked like they were crafted as artist ideas. In the distributed products, my artist credit was hidden inside the package of the artist or entertainment personality. -- John Van Hamersveld
  • Dealing with those personalities and the people who run this music thing has been most challenging. It's hard to really communicate things to people who run a business yet forget the nature of the business. They only look at the bottom line and the financial return, you know, they forget what it is they're packaging. It's art. -- Q-Tip
  • He presented himself as the friend to Main Street America, and yet that aw-shucks persona ended up packaging policies and programs that were at times deeply injurious to the very people he swore to serve. After all, Reaganomics set in motion one of the largest wealth redistributions in American history, away from the poor and toward the rich. -- Eugene Jarecki
  • I originally had opened the studio in New York to combine my two loves, music and design. And we created videos and packaging for many musicians that you know, and for even more that you've never heard of. As I realized, just like with many, many things in my life that I actually love, I adapt to it. And I get, over time, bored by them. -- Stefan Sagmeister
  • The CD is now the wax album and so it is a collector's item for people who collect music and love to look at the liner notes and feel paper. I don't know what would turn them on about having to go through that terrible exercise of trying to open the packaging - it's unbelievable when you're trying to open a CD, right? You need a box cutter . -- MC Hammer
  • Politeness is deception in pretty packaging. -- Veronica Roth
  • My motto is strong packaging, clear addressing. -- Halldór Laxness
  • Shutterstock has the tech ethos. Rex has the relationships, packaging, and merchandising know-how. -- Jon Oringer
  • The manufacturing and packaging of homogeneous experience is what politics in America is about. -- Howard Rheingold
  • I'm not a make-up person, but I love wearable products that are easy to use, with fun packaging -- Charlotte Ronson
  • The ergometer simulates the physical demands of rowing, packaging the pains with none of the amenities that make it worthwhile ... -- Stefan Kieszling
  • As a product of Anglo-Saxon-Protestant culture, I am familiar with its centuries-old tradition of hiding its abuse of women under pretty packaging. -- Lundy Bancroft
  • And yet in too many cases, this is what business has been reduced to: the artful packaging of meaningless distinctions as true differentiation. -- Youngme Moon
  • A hen's egg is, quite simply, a work of art, a masterpiece of design and construction with, it has to be said, brilliant packaging! -- Delia Smith
  • To eliminate the concept of waste means to design things-products, packaging, and systems-from the very beginning on the understanding that waste does not exist. -- William McDonough
  • As a publisher, you should decide what content is free and what you'd pay for. You have to get the packaging right, but people will pay for content. -- Mike McCue
  • God seemed to have become a brand, a packaging, and people purchase this trusted brand with such faith and devotion that they no longer care who the vendor is. -- Justin Villanueva
  • It's a great privilege just to be in a film not because you're some packaging that some agent has done with the studio exec: "We need a John Travolta film." -- Stephen Fry
  • There are some strong female performers out there. But the industry's pre-occupation with the packaging of how a woman looks has gone completely the other way, back to almost the 60s, early 70s. -- Siouxsie Sioux