Top 110 Quotes & Sayings by Luxembourger Authors

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You want to be a good mother, and you want to be a good actress, and you want to be a good friend, and we expect this of us, to be all of this.
We decide on something, leave it lying around, and wait and see what happens. If no one kicks up a fuss, because most people don't understand what has been decided, we continue step by step until there is no turning back.
I don't build because I am an architect. I can make true architecture because I do not build. — © Leon Krier
I don't build because I am an architect. I can make true architecture because I do not build.
Fishermen own the fish they catch, but they do not own the ocean.
In a union of equals, there can be no second-class consumers. I will not accept that in some parts of Europe, people are sold food of lower quality than in other countries, despite the packaging and branding being identical.
Horizontal and vertical sprawl... are the dinosaurs of an ending fossil-fuel age of synthetic culture.
As long as artists arbitrarily assume the right to decide what is or is not art, it is logical that the public will just as arbitrarily feel that they have the right to reject it.
The populists are spreading slogans. We have to offer solutions and answers.
The more I'm here in L.A. talking to people, the more I believe that what I've been doing is right, and that's the belief that you have to judge a role from the character, by the script.
I don't call myself a method actor, but the thing is, when you meet Reynolds Woodcock, who is always Reynolds Woodcock, you kind of are Alma, and you kind of become Alma all the time. I think after the first day, Vicky was going, 'Oh gosh.' It was so intense, and I couldn't understand why it was so intense.
Europe must not distance itself from Africa's universal ambitions.
Asteroids are often seen as a threat, but they are also an opportunity. The use of space resources holds a large potential for future technological innovation.
I was definitely in acting class in school, but I was never the princess of the play. I will always remember: they always gave me the part of the gypsy or the old man in the corner.
Whenever you make someone dependent on your money... It's this capitalist idea that I think has made America into a place where it's hard to breathe as an individual sometimes.
Of course Brexit means that something is wrong in Europe. But Brexit means also that something was wrong in Britain. — © Jean-Claude Juncker
Of course Brexit means that something is wrong in Europe. But Brexit means also that something was wrong in Britain.
For me, couture is like 35 mm. film. It's so important we school ourselves to see real quality. In a couture garment, as in a 35 mm. film, you really feel the life of the people who made it. In high-street fashion, it's different. There's no risk.
Our aim is to open access to a wealth of previously unexplored mineral resources on lifeless rocks hurling through space, without damaging natural habitats.
I love how complicated we are. We are complicated because of what we've had and lived.
I stood in front of a mountain and was overwhelmed by the beauty and energy; I had goosebumps. I thought, if I could record this feeling, go back home and pour it out again so other people can have that feeling, this I would want to be my work. I knew it was acting - I wanted to be like a messenger or medium.
In German, if a situation is tense, you say 'unter strom' - under electricity.
I am not a dwarf.
The Eisenhower Memorial competition and project have stirred a remarkable polemic, the center of which is not President Eisenhower or Washington, D.C. but Mr. Gehry and the values he promulgates.
Love for your work, love for another person, love for yourself - love is a huge pond, and it's never empty. You can go and take from it, and it will give you strength.
I grew up in a small town that was absolutely a perfect embodiment of new urbanism.
If we allow Catalonia - and it is none of our business - to separate, others will do the same. I do not want that.
In order to make Alma innocent and open, I had to forget that I'm stressed as an actress because I'm making a film with Paul Thomas Anderson. I had to let go of everything and hold onto the text. The language was like a rope I could cling onto and make my way blindfolded through the shooting.
London is a very important financial centre.
Luxembourg is such a small country that we always have to reinvent ourselves and take on a certain risk to succeed.
If a dictator takes up my ideas, the resulting town will survive the political system that commissioned it and stand as a social good. Besides, modernism rather than classicism has dominated the architecture of totalitarian regimes of both the left and right.
A city can only be reconstructed in the form of urban quarters. A large or a small city can only be reorganized as a large or a small number of urban quarters; as a federation of autonomous quarters. Each quarter must have its own center, periphery and limit. Each quarter must be a city within a city.
I do feel that I myself wouldn't have had, in my life looking back, the courage to go out and say, 'I'm a good actress.' So I think I'm one of those people that needed to be seen by someone else to see myself.
Anyone who believes that the eternal question of war and peace in Europe is no longer there risks being deeply mistaken.
I'm always interested in projects. Whatever I do, I'm interested in the color of the material. I'm not interested in who's making it. I'm more concentrated on the work.
Our idea is to make the U.K. a privileged partner of the E.U.
Whenever money is in the game, it can suffocate anything and anyone else, and I think people have been misled by money, or the dream of money, or selling the dream that if you've made it money-wise, you've made a life. Which is a lie. You don't get happiness by money.
Luxembourg has always been a country that has tried to reinvent its own future.
Luxembourg's aims is to be in the top 10 space-faring nations in the world.
Luxembourg has a track record of being successful when it takes risks. You need to take on risks to be successful. — © Etienne Schneider
Luxembourg has a track record of being successful when it takes risks. You need to take on risks to be successful.
I wasn't a girl who grew up wearing dresses, but I was always attracted to fabric. When we'd go to a shop, the fabric I'd pick was always the most expensive. It was always the silk or cashmere. It was something in me, that desire to choose quality. It's the same now.
I think women are strong, and they have never been weak.
This was a continent of divisions, of wars, of conflicts, of divergences, differences... When I am in Asia, in Africa, people admire what we have managed to do. Europe is beautiful seen from other continents.
It is not acceptable that European Union countries are divided into those who give and those who take.
I have more than 70 space companies in the pipeline.
I am always open to when someone says, 'Let's do it this way.'
As is the case with all good things in life - love, good manners, language, cooking - personal creativity is required only rarely.
It seemed too glamorous to me to be an actress like in the movies.
The more you densify a city, the more congestion will increase, however technology changes... cities so packed that they will no longer function... vertical sprawl.
In 1985, the government decided to launch the first satellite. We had huge discussions then that nobody would need that kind of satellite or that it could fall from the sky.
I often have the feeling that acting is really not difficult, because all I do is I just listen. I just listen. I just listen to what there is. And if there's nothing, then I listen to nothing. If there's a chair, and it's empty, I listen to an empty chair, and I will respond to it.
Against expectations I was charmed by Gehry's Edgemar development, which housed the Santa Monica Museum of Art, and positively awed by the Bilbao Guggenheim. That Gehry is a great artist I have no doubt, but talent and determination are no warrant against confusion, nor are they a guaranty to produce great art.
When I was 26, I got pregnant. I decided to have the baby because I accept everything in life as an adventure. I accept life. I couldn't see why you would not accept it.
I have met in my life two big destroyers: Gorbachev, who destroyed the Soviet Union, and Cameron, who destroyed the United Kingdom to some extent, even if there is no wave of Scotland to become independent.
Love cannot be defined, caught, cast in stone, or archived. It's something we have no control over. Love is completely analog. Love can never be digital. — © Vicky Krieps
Love cannot be defined, caught, cast in stone, or archived. It's something we have no control over. Love is completely analog. Love can never be digital.
We do not attract Russian money to Luxembourg with high interest rates.
As complicated and complex and as difficult as we are, the unity of Europe is a pre-condition for a better organized world, and if the European Union would fail or decompose, or other members left, the U.S. would have a more difficult role to play in the world.
In the long term, space resources could lead to a thriving new space economy and human expansion into the solar system.
We shouldn't persuade people that we can simply conjure up the sun and the moon: at the most, we can deliver a telescope.
When I got pregnant, I knew I wasn't anywhere in my career, that I had not arrived. I was still on my adventure, and so I said to the child in my belly, 'I am so happy for you to come, but you should know I'm still on my way, and you'll have to come with me and be in my rucksack.'
Every good love story is actually completely insane, completely mad.
The U.K. decided to leave the E.U. - Brexit means Brexit.
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