Programme Quotes

Programme Quotes by Simon Newcomb, Henry Mintzberg, Angela Cartwright, Martin Bashir, Melvyn Bragg, Shaun Evans and many others.

The result was that, if it happened to clear off after a cloudy evening, I frequently arose from my bed at any hour of the night or morning and walked two miles to the observatory to make some observation included in the programme.
What you get out of an M.B.A. programme, no matter how much experience, is functional tools and understanding in disciplines: you’ll understand economics, you’ll understand marketing, finance, accounting. That, M.B.A. programmes do very well.
I think here in America the space programme was such an enticing thing to be going on, that the thought of a family being able to go into space and live up there was really kind of mind-bending at the time.
This was almost two hours of factual documentary. In our audience ratings, barely no one left the programme. The whole of his life is so fascinating and people kept watching for that reason.
In an arts programme, my job was to go where the talent was. And the talent was in popular culture.
I watch Channel 4 News every day. I love it. I rarely watch any other news programme. There’s just something about it – and I’m not talking about Jon Snow‘s ties and socks, but I appreciate those, too.
The previous year it had taken England all their time to beat the full German team in an international and I had taken with me the programme from that match.
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With the ‘Watchdog Army‘ we’re putting viewers at the heart of the programme.
Shiv Nadar University was established in 2011, and our first batch graduated in 2015. The first batch mostly had engineering courses and a B.Sc. programme in Mathematics.
Certainly a curtain has never fallen too soon for me. Every play is too long, even the short ones. Every concert, every film, every television programme the same.
Family Guy‘. It’s not only the funniest programme on television, it’s the most wonderfully, indecorously literate.
The success of the arts has come through a mix of public subsidy, substantial private support, and good box-office receipts, but central to Labour‘s post-1997 programme has been a determination to increase access as much as excellence.
I was invited for the first Woodstock. Actually, I started the programme.
Now I can broadcast to an audience of several million people on the ‘Today‘ programme. I can talk about the day’s news. But on radio, believe it or not, we have notes and scripts. And while we might ad lib the odd wryly amusing asides, they come at the frequency of a suburban bus. About one every 90 minutes.
As a child I started working. Again I had luck with my father‘s help financially, but I also had to work. I had a programme after training in the afternoon in which I would go in front of my house to do various things and the phone boxes was something I did to earn some money.
From 1801, Napoleon began an ambitious programme of civil reform to standardise law and justice, centralise education, introduce uniform weights and measures and a fully functioning internal market. That achievement alone makes him one of the giants of history.
I still remember how we, all in the family, used to sit in front of the radio to listen to Ameen Sayani’s programme of top 10 songs ‘Binaka Geetmala’ in which I was constantly ranked number one for many weeks.
Dickens never joined a political party nor put forward a political programme. He was a writer who rightly saw his power as coming through his fiction.
I used to love watching that programme ’19 Kids And Counting’ and I thought I might just keep going and have 19 kids myself. I had these big plans to home-school them all and I even wanted to be a surrogate as well.
I started life washing cars in Canada before moving on to selling life insurance and vacuum cleaners. Later, I went through a programme by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, which literally changed my life. It was the turning point.
Iran also has an extensive missile development programme. Iranian officials declare that the range of their modified Shahab-3 missiles is 2,000km, putting allied countries such as Turkey, Greece, Romania, and Bulgaria within reach.
The Apollo programme of the 1960s had some weight problems, too; in particular, the lunar lander needed some fairly drastic weight-reduction work.
I normally go through every single line as part of my warm-up before a show. When I’m working on a film or TV programme, there often isn’t a rehearsal, so I tend to learn my lines much later. They are often shorter, too, so they’re essentially just there.
I was always cycling for my dad. Then the coaches got bigger, and my results got better. Suddenly, the responsibility grows, and I’m doing it for somebody else, I’m doing it for a programme; I’m doing it for the country. I’m doing it for, like, everybody.
As children, we all hold on to the myth of omnipotence. Comics are successful because kids identify with superheroes. They’ll read a book or watch a TV programme and say, ‘I’m that guy.’ And that guy is always the one in control.
Kids used to come round to my house, and I’d force them to do a play in the bay windows of my house and get all the mums and dads to sit and watch. I’d write the programme, write the play and be the star.
The programme has ended, something has finished, and he has a sense of something having finished its course, and then all of a sudden he turns away and this other thing has just finished its course, this other person.
I lovedHomeland‘ – it’s such an intriguing, intelligent piece of television, and I am fascinated by them making a hero and heroine that are so odd, so flawed and so complicated. It is a programme that really draws you in.
I was once asked to be a guest presenter on ‘The Big Breakfast‘ for a week while Chris Evans was away, but I said no as I knew I’d be hopeless. If they asked me to guest present the ‘Today’ programme on Radio 4, however, I’d jump at the chance.
My solar energy programme alone will generate about a million jobs.
When I was small, I would sit next to my dad and watch the round-up highlights programme with him, and we would talk about the games. I loved it.
The development of our human resources is an area in which we need to do well as it is decisive in determining the success of our diversification programme.
Someone said that the good thing about my TV programme was that it had so many tics, which I think are the subtle little touches of originality that Paul brings to it.
The BBC TV programme ‘Back In Time For Dinner‘ doesn’t just have one of the cleverest titles ever. It is a more-than-usually-serious attempt to recreate the recent past, the day before yesterday.
Award functions are a big sham. It’s a money-making television programme.
Over all these years, I have never had a hit movie, never had a hit television programme and never had a hit record. To my way of thinking, that means success has not been achieved. I have made no mark of my own creation. This is something to be considered.
In North America, more than half of all children travel to school by bus. We need a similar programme in London.
To me, it is like a diabetic with insulin. If that diabetic stops taking insulin, they will die, and I believe that if I don’t follow the 12-step programme, I will regress, and that could eventually be the death of me.
The images of Earth‘s delicate biosphere, contrasting with the sterile moonscape where the astronauts left their footsteps, have become iconic for environmentalists: these may indeed be the Apollo programme’s most enduring legacy.
Building the machine for ‘Speed‘ was fun, as was working on the ‘Spitfire‘ programme. They are programmes I enjoyed being on, but they are not my job.
I have no political weight, and I haven‘t earned the right to launch some kind of political programme or stand as a candidate.
Children have to be provided a nurturing environment to grow. Sadly, in India we don’t have a robust mental health programme for children. There is also a lack of accountability in the public system.
We want a strong, vibrant economy for Britain so that we can set out a clear and affordable alternative programme for government.
The ‘SheTrades‘ programme aims to connect one million women entrepreneurs to markets by 2020 with a campaign, a focussed networking app, and a range of international and national information resources.
It would be hypocritical of me to use being female in some ways, and diss being female in other ways. It’s part of the programme.
The first time I was given money to shop for myself, I was 13 and staying with my godmother in New York. I went to Clinique and bought the three-step acne programme and felt so grown-up.
But Iran has gone far beyond what is necessary for a purely civilian programme. It has concealed several nuclear facilities from the International Atomic Energy Agency, played hide-and-seek with the international community, and rejected all offers of co-operation from the U.S., the EU, and others.
Neoliberalism emerged by defining itself against what it labelled as an unrealistic and unsustainable programme of social welfare and public spending.
The NCI scientific programme leaders meet regularly to ensure that we are not ignoring highly original proposals and that we are not creating an unbalanced grant portfolio.
Cardio should be added to a weightlifting programme to A, keep you fit and healthy and B, keep you somewhat lean.
In a packed programme tonight, I shall be having a word with a man who goes in for meditation, because he thinks it’s better than sitting around doing nothing.
I had the closest thing I have ever had to an out-of-body experience lying in bed one morning. I turned on the ‘Today’ programme and item four on the news was: ‘The shadow chancellor has ruled himself out of the leadership.’ I lay there thinking that’s interesting, then I realised it was me.
The BBC is in many ways wonderful, but it is not good at recognising when a programme has come to the end of its natural life.
When I was sixteen years old, I was sentenced to two years in prison; the Swedish government changed it, so I could go to a boarding school as part of a social programme. I was in this boarding school with some of the richest kids in Sweden.
There is an urgent need for regeneration of fisheries and fostering a sustainable fisheries programme. What I mean is, designing new fishing vessels and nets so that they do not disrupt the fish lifecycle by catching young ones and also do not destroy sea grass beds, which serve as habitats for dugongs.
Since 2000, I’ve been based in Paris at the Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville, curating the programme there. Internationally, it’s a very open situation that goes beyond national boundaries; directors and curators move from one country to another, which has opened up the museum landscape.
Within weeks of the Ebola hoax dying down, the guys at Health Africa International approached my friends George Weah, Mahamadou Diarra, and I to be part of the initiative in using various forms of communication to promote a Ebola prevention education programme.
People know that when they watch an Ainsley programme or get an Ainsley book it’s going to be something that is approachable and something that is achievable and ultimately something that is rewarding.
When India conducted nuclear tests in 1974, I wrote a letter to then-Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto from Holland and offered my services for Pakistani nuclear programme.
We need to stand over our policies when negotiating a programme for government.
We must commit to a positive programme of ocean recovery to combat the effects of climate breakdown, and boost our oceanscapacity to tackle climate change.
I just feel lucky to have had my training at Juilliard. Even though it is a ‘classical‘ training programme, they also prepare you for all mediums. They don’t teach specific techniques or subscribe to a specific school of thought about acting.
It would be sad if the expertise built up during the 40 years of the U.S. and Russian manned programmes were allowed to dissipate. But abandoning the shuttle, and committing to new launch vehicles and propulsion systems, is actually a prerequisite for a vibrant manned programme.
Not every programme dealing with issues of global significance has to be fronted by last week’s winner of Have I Got News For You-but I suppose you might be wrong.
Architects typically inherit programmes or sites. We maybe twist the programme a little bit, bring our own invention into it, and we feel perfectly happy when we walk away. It doesn’t feel like quite enough.
Bharat Nirman was a development programme aimed at stepping up public investment and public-private partnerships in the construction of rural roads, drinking water supply, rural telecommunication, rural housing, and minor irrigation.
Strictly‘s strength is its appeal to all the family. The greatest compliment I was paid during my stint was from a lady at Paddington station who told me that every time the programme came on her four-year-old son would demand: ‘Where’s that granny, Mummy? I want the granny to win.’
Good intentions and grand theories do not make a good programme. Programmes work best when they’re based on a detailed undВ­erВ­standing of the problem being solved and how they are implemented on the ground.
With ‘Mumbai Calling,’ I was surprised it was ITV that went for it because it didn’t traditionally seem like the kind of programme they would make.
I don’t like that feeling of holding back difficult questions. I feel like the more I can be transparent in the way I approach a story, the more it makes a satisfying programme.
Top Boy‘ isn’t the type of programme that is trying to be righteous and have a happy ending, it is just real.
I was fortunate to be born when I was. There’s been a massive rise in British cycling since I joined the junior programme when I was 17. It all started in 2004 when Chris Hoy won gold for the 1 km. time trial in Athens; when one person starts doing well, they take everyone with them.
In America, there’s a programme called ‘The Swan.’ They take 12 ugly people and call them ‘ugly ducklings.’ They spend six months and have everything doneplastic surgery, teeth, everything. And then they have this moment where their family is brought in, and they are revealed. It’s scary.
You can watch a little bit of war from your nice living room – 30 seconds of what’s going on in Syria – and when you’ve had enough, switch over to some celebrity programme. We live our life through screens and images in this way, and we don’t know what is real or fake anymore. It doesn’t matter.
If I were to appear in a programme like ‘Sex and the City,’ I’m sure I’d be cast as the downtrodden one staying at home and having seven children while the others jet-setted around the world.
The way it works: The orchestra plays a few selections of its own and I terminate the first part of the programme on piano, usually with a movement from a Mozart concerto.
You get fed up watching shows with not much care and love, reality programmes where they put people in a house for a fortnight and film them doing everything, or where participants arrive after lunch and do the programme at six.
We wanted to do our own programme. It’s cooking, chatting to people and writing books. Like brothers, we never run out of anything to say.
Ajax have a set model, a defined youth programme – Barcelona have one too, and Juventus. And Atletico Madrid do too. Real Madrid don’t – because they alternate developing their own players with signing talent.
I suppose there wasn’t a well-worn path into the British space programme because we didn’t really have a space programme. Dad was one of the pioneers of it.
I was working with stem cells as part of a NASA programme. We realised that the science of stem-cell proliferation was also fundamental to cancer cells when cancer enters the phase of metastasis.
Priorities have to be allocated by the government because they have a complete picture of the country’s requirements. If priority is allocated to a manned space programme, I’m confident we can swing it. But it’s going to be tremendously expensive – the infrastructure and so on.
All social workers want is to get everyone involved in a programme. Because a programme provides full employment for three generations of social workers. And they mess up.
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It’s sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
At a programme in Kannur, I was asked who I wanted to be in my next birth. I said I don’t believe in rebirth but if we should imagine it, I wished to be born in a world without religion or politicians.
The classical example of a successful research programme is Newton‘s gravitational theory: possibly the most successful research programme ever.
It’s very easy to front ‘The Weakest Link;’ it takes 10 minutes to prepare. But it takes three months to prepare an hour-long history programme.
If you take over a programme from a longstanding incumbent, not everyone’s going to like it.
From a genuine living wage to a mass housebuilding programme and strong workers’ and trade unions rights preventing a race to the bottom, our answers to the grievances that help drive anti-immigrant sentiment must be front and centre.
I use a stylist, which wasn’t something I imagined I’d ever do, because I like shopping, but because we prerecord ‘Countdown,’ I don’t want to wear something that everyone has from the high street by the time the programme goes out.
I have loved ‘Countdown’ for years. I always used to watch it when I got home from school. To be actually on the programme is a big challenge.
My all-time favourite programme is ‘Seinfeld;’ I could just sit and watch that over and over again.
China‘s reform and opening-up programme and Europe‘s integration process have both contributed significantly to global peace, development, and prosperity. China firmly supports the integration of Europe and regards the E.U. as a strategic partner that deserves our confidence.
I’m old enough to remember the days when you actually missed your favourite programme. Missed it. And cried. Possibly because you were a child, but not always.
The dream of socialists, the Maximum Programme, has always been to eliminate the private property, the family and the nation state. With the private property they have not succeeded, but they continue on the path of destruction of the family and the nation.
I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music – should there be any left – would go mad with joy.
I was for many years myself a journalist and it is not appropriate to say a programme should not be broadcast.
The E.U.’s Eastern Partnership programme is designed to bind the so-called focus states tightly to itself, shutting down the possibility of co-operation with Russia.
In a packed programme tonight, we will be talking to an out-of-work contortionist who says he can no longer make ends meet.
A good host is someone who really takes care of everyone, from the food to their daily programme. I can’t.
I think you will see a point where the traditional model of advertising on TV or advertising online will go, and advertisers will cover one programme, no matter what platform it’s being broadcast on. You’ll see the same ads whether you are watching it on your TV, your computer or your phone.
Along the way, I learned a lot about being told I didn’t have the right skills for the jobs I wanted and how to overcome the setbacks and keep pushing forward. This is why I’ve become an Ambassador for LifeSkills, a programme created by Barclays to help one million young people get the skills they need for work.
The experimental poetry thing is not my thing. It’s a programme of the avant-garde: basically a refusal of the kind of poetry I write.
Is it OK to admit to being slightly obsessed with the TV programme ‘Great British Menu?’