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Dots Quotes

We’ve collected the best Dots Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Jason Schwartzman, Vladimir Horowitz, Caroline Ghosn, Yuval Noah Harari, Bret Stephens. Use them as an inspiration.

In one sentence, I’d describe myself as indescribable. But, I wouldn’t end it with a period. I’d end it with three dots.
The score is not a bible, and I am never afraid to dare. The music is behind those dots.
The failures that you beat yourself up over are the ones where you experienced warning signs and can connect the dots backwards after the fact.
Everybody since the ’60s has been saying the nation is a fiction – the nation is an imaginary unity – but people didn’t connect the dots and say all human endeavours sprang from the same principle.
I routinely interview college students, mostly from top schools, and I notice that their brains are like old maps, with lots of blank spaces for the uncharted terrain. It’s not that they lack for motivation or IQ. It’s that they can’t connect the dots when they don’t know where the dots are in the first place.
I was like, ‘Wow, Tommy Hilfiger wants to work with little old me.’ All the dots connected, we had a meeting, and everything started to come together.
I want to keep running. I don’t ever want this journey to finish. And for that to happen, you can’t put too much of your brain in doing things and can’t connect too many dots because, anyway, there is no guarantee of anything.
Chris Ofili’s suave, stippled, visually tricked-out paintings of the nineties, with their allover fields of shimmering dots and clumps of dung, are like cave paintings of modern life. They crackle with optical cockiness, love, and massive amounts of painterly mojo.
From now on, I’ll connect the dots my own way.
If anyone has the opportunity to connect the dots and look at the directors I’ve worked with, from TV to film, there are some heavy hitters, from Taylor Hackford to John Singleton.
It was said of old Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, that she never puts dots over her I s, to save ink.
Horace Walpole
The DJ still has the relationship with the people, I believe. I don’t know to call the DJ ‘the ambassadors’ or what, but we still are connecting the dots, getting the good stuff and passing it on to the people. DJs still have relevance, even with the technology that elevates the DJ beyond being a selector.
Since my childhood, I have always made works with polka dots. Earth, moon, sun and human beings all represent dots; a single particle among billions.
Polka dots are fabulous.
I kind of connected the dots, like, ‘Oh, we’re just saying stuff. We’re just saying things that make sense, so let’s just say them like you say them in real life.’ It was my first and one of my only acting lessons ’cause I never really studied acting.
I want consumers to connect the dots, to go to any store and look at the label and connect the dots between buying cheap China products, which is better for the wallet, and all the other things we lose, like jobs.
Our task, your task… is to try to connect the dots before something happens. People say, ‘Well, where’s the smoking gun?’ Well, we don’t want to see a smoking gun from a weapon of mass destruction.
I don’t like when people put their dishes in the dishwasher without scrubbing them properly because it comes out with those little white dots and then you can’t get those out. And you have to rewash them.
The phrase that I use a lot is you’ve got to connect the dots and keep connecting them up to the finish.
There are two types of session guitar players. One reads and only plays what the ‘dots’ say. The other adds that something special and plays notes and solos you dream of. Big Jim Sullivan was such a player.
I think that once I started connecting dots of where my food was coming from and the reality of that, as opposed to maybe what you think it is as a little kid, and the realities of how my food was getting to my plate and what the real effects of that are. When I started connecting those dots, I couldn’t disconnect them.
Millennials easily connect the dots between good education and good opportunities, and they also understand that it isn’t just hard work that determines how well a child will be educated – it also depends on where they live and the resources their parents commit to their education.
Suppose I put polka dots all over my body and then cover my background completely with polka dots. The polka dots on my body, merging with those in the background, create an optically strange scene.
I’ve always loved polka dots. Ah, oui. It is a joyful shape, the polka dot. It is alive.
Agnes Varda
Polka dots can’t stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environments.
Russia! Russia… Everything in you is open, desolate and level; your squat towns barely protrude in the midst of the plains like dots, like counters; there is nothing to tempt or enchant the onlooker’s gaze. But what is this inscrutable, mysterious force that draws me to you?
Fans watching need to be able to connect the dots in your match and the story that you’re trying to tell.
Collecting intelligence information is like trying to drink water out of a fire hydrant. You know, in hindsight It’s great. The problem is there’s a million dots at the time.
Louis Freeh
That’s the funny thing about time. It is only in looking back that it’s easy to connect the dots. To see exactly why everything needed to happen the way that it did.
The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning signs before the attack, and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots.
Diane Watson
The director Sofia Coppola’s new comic melodrama, ‘Lost in Translation,’ thoroughly and touchingly connects the dots between three standards of yearning in movies: David Lean‘s ‘Brief Encounter,’ Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunrise‘ and Wong Kar-wai’s ‘In the Mood for Love.’
Reality does not easily give up meaning; it’s the biographer’s job to clobber it into submission. You’re meant not only to tame it but to extract substance, to identify cause and axiomatic effect. You subsist on the tactical omissions, the hollow words, the oddly unconnected dots.
You ask every conceivable question after Sept. 11 in terms of what more could have been done, what could have been done differently. My impression from working on these cases and investigations for almost nine years was that an awful lot of people were working over time to connect dots.
Mary Jo White
When I’m singing, I can see so many people, and I can see their response and everything. And being somewhere like the Hollywood Bowl, I’m seeing those immediate people in front of me, but other than that, it’s just dots, and I’m just imagining who‘s out there and imagining their responses.
A lot of people think that persuasion is all about values and aligning values. I largely disagree. I think persuasion generally, and political persuasion more particularly, has much more to do with explaining in new ways and connecting dots in new ways than just invoking emotions and values.
Storytelling is ultimately a creative act of pattern recognition. Through characters, plot and setting, a writer creates places where previously invisible truths become visible. Or the storyteller posits a series of dots that the reader can connect.
Physics is nothing but the ABC‘s. Nature is an equation with an unknown, a Hebrew word which is written only with consonants to which reason has to add the dots.
Johann Georg Hamann
I think for new artists the hardest thing is putting the face with a name. People maybe heard our song on the radio or something but until they get several impressions of who you are – from whatever it is, whether TV or a live show, I feel like they don’t quite connect the dots.
When I’m singing, I connect the dots with notes.
I always say investors invest in lines, not dots.