Top 1985 Quotes

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1. "I have been waiting to win a world championship since 1985. I've had three cracks at a world title - in karting, I finished third at Le Mans; that hurt because it was very close, but then in Formula One there wasn't really an opportunity to finally crack it, so it's third time lucky."
Author: Allan McNish
2. "In 1985 as a teenager in Kenya, I was an adamant member of the Muslim Brotherhood."
Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
3. "250,000 people turned up in Dublin to cheer me on an open-topped bus along O'Connell St after my world title winning fight in 1985. I'll never forget the sea of smiling faces that greeted me that day."
Author: Barry McGuigan
4. "Keep in mind that in 1985, I had a potential readership of over 50 million Americans. At that time, a good portion of those were under 30."
Author: Berkeley Breathed
5. "I made that decision back in 1985. I was out here getting certified in SCUBA with Garcia in Kona and I thought to myself, this is a place to wake up in in the morning."
Author: Bill Kreutzmann
6. "8. Quoted in Clive Leatherdale, Dracula: The Novel and the Legend (Wellingborough, Northants: Aquarian Press, 1985), p. 80. 9. H. G. Wells, The War of the Worlds (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1898), Book II, Ch. II, p. 202. 10. Ibid., pp. 201, 200. 11. E. J. Hobsbawm, Industry and Empire (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1969), p. 192. 12. On this important subject, see Daniel Pick's Faces of Degeneration: A European Disorder c. 1848 – c. 1918 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) and his ‘ "Terrors of the night": Dracula and "Degeneration" in the Late Nineteenth Century', Critical Quarterly (Winter 1988). 13. For an account of and extracts from books such as these, see The Victorian Imagination: A Sampler, ed. Richard Manton (New York: Grove"
Author: Bram Stoker
7. "The audience-- the book's actual cast-- quickly realized what had happened. The reason the movie dropped everything that made the novel real was because there was no way the parents who ran the studio would ever expose their children in the same black light the book did. The movie was begging for our sympathy whereas the book didn't give a shit. And attitudes about drugs and sex had shifted quickly from 1985 to 1987 (and a regime change at the studio didn't help) so the source material-- surprisingly conservative despite its surface immorality-- had to be reshaped."
Author: Bret Easton Ellis
8. "If those lives appear equally mundane. By the way, if you don't know who Eleanor Rigby is, you probably were born after 1985 and need to listen to some real music."
Author: George Takei
9. "One U.S. hit single and a hit T Shirt in 1985 does not a celebrity make."
Author: Holly Johnson
10. "I then moved to the University of Western Ontario where I was made a full professor in 1985."
Author: J. Philippe Rushton
11. "I actually got hurt in a steel factory in 1985 and so that changed my life. I went to a junior college and that's where I discovered acting."
Author: John Corbett
12. "In the sense of movement a boat is a living thing.It is a companion in the night. Each boat has its own manner and character."Travis McGee, 1985"
Author: John D. MacDonald
13. "Right, well I am, I was a career diplomat for 37 years from 1960 until 1997 during the early 1980s from 1981 to 1985 I was the United States Ambassador to Honduras."
Author: John Negroponte
14. "I started selling insurance in 1979 and continued doing that until 1985 when I opened my own insurance firm."
Author: Kay Granger
15. "I ran my first marathon in Florida in 1985. I had never run more than nine miles."
Author: Kim Alexis
16. "And lucky indeed is the writer who has grown up in Ireland, for the English spoken there is so amusing and musical. ("How to Write with Style". Essay, 1985)"
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
17. "The Indian economy grew at 5.5 percent, but if you look at the last 30 years - for example, 1960 to 1985 - the progress made by East Asian countries was phenomenal. In a single generation they had been able to transform the character of their economy. They were able to get rid of chronic poverty."
Author: Manmohan Singh
18. "I lived in the studio apartment that I bought for four years before I bought it in 1989, so I was already in it. I began living there in 1985, so I've had the same address and phone number since then."
Author: Marilyn Hacker
19. "It's just like music when you reckon it up. It's like listening to Pavement it's just The Fall in 1985, isn't it? They haven't got an original idea in their heads."
Author: Mark E. Smith
20. "But then in April of 1985 the dollar began a sharp decline. The dollar's trade weighted value fell 23 percent in just 12 months and by a total of 37 percent by the beginning of 1988."
Author: Martin Feldstein
21. "Just as the 99% of Soviet citizens who supported the Soviet regime in 1985 was no indication of what the people inside the USSR really thought, the army of true believers that we think we see in the Arab world is an illusion."
Author: Natan Sharansky
22. "I left Iran back in 1985. I lived in Turkey for a while, then I went to Germany. I joined a theater company there, and we toured the country."
Author: Navid Negahban
23. "I speak Farsi, German, Dari, and I understand Turkish, but I haven't used it since 1985, so I'm a bit rusty."
Author: Navid Negahban
24. "Even the successful 1985 Bret Easton Ellis book (and 1987 film) Less Than Zero, which tracks the falling from grace of wealthy Los Angeles teens, could not be imagined with the logically equivalent title: Negative."
Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
25. "People of a television culture need "plain language" both aurally and visually, and will even go so far as to require it in some circumstances by law. The Gettysburg Address would probably have been largely incomprehensible to a 1985 audience."
Author: Neil Postman
26. "Until 1985, when my lab found the protein they are made of, aquaporins hadn't yet been identified. There had been a controversy in biology for more than 100 years about how water moved through cells."
Author: Peter Agre
27. "Erinnern, das heißt, eines Geschehens so ehrlich und rein zu gedenken, daß es zu einem Teil des eigenen Innern wird. Das stellt große Anforderungen an unsere Wahrhaftigkeit."[Ansprache am 8. Mai 1985 in der Gedenkstunde im Plenarsaal des Deutschen Bundestages]"
Author: Richard Von Weizsäcker
28. "Horne, J. A., & Minard, A. (1985). ‘Sleep and Sleepiness Following a Behaviourally Active Day'. Ergonomics, 28, 567–75."
Author: Richard Wiseman
29. "In 1985, the Iranian sponsorship of terrorism was clear, solid evidence."
Author: Robert McFarlane
30. "In the future, I'm sure there will be a lot more robots in every aspect of life. If you told people in 1985 that in 25 years they would have computers in their kitchen, it would have made no sense to them."
Author: Rodney Brooks
31. "It was very interesting, and we went to Germany and we toured Germany like we were a German band in 1985."
Author: Ruben Blades
32. "I came to one of the first Comic Cons in 1985, when it was just people trading back issues of comic books."
Author: Scott Aukerman
33. "The percentage of Americans in the prison system, has doubled since 1985."
Author: Serj Tankian
34. "On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full-scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold."
Author: Stephen Cohen
35. "And what we did with this new company in 1985 is we did start focusing on PCs instead of video game machines, because we learned the hard lesson about bringing a product to market in a consumer world where it's very expensive to build a brand and get distribution and so forth."
Author: Steve Case
36. "Suggested it would be sometime in the second quarter of that year. At the first NeXT retreat back in late 1985, he had refused to budge, despite Joanna Hoffman's pushback, from his commitment to have the machine finished in early 1987. Now it was clear"
Author: Walter Isaacson
37. "Year. At the first NeXT retreat back in late 1985, he had refused"
Author: Walter Isaacson
38. "As it turned out, Microsoft wasn't able to get Windows 1.0 ready for shipping until the fall of 1985. Even then, it was a shoddy product. It lacked the elegance of the Macintosh interface, and it had tiled windows rather than the magical clipping of overlapping windows that Bill Atkinson had devised. Reviewers ridiculed it and consumers spurned it. Nevertheless, as is often the case with Microsoft products, persistence eventually made Windows better and then dominant."
Author: Walter Isaacson
39. "Then he asked my age and I asked his. That's the tradition in China. If we know each other's ages we can understand each other's past. We Chinese have been collective for so long, personal histories are not worth mentioning. Therefore as soon as Xiaolin and I knew how old the other was, we knew exactly what big shit had happened in our lives. The introduction of the One Child Policy shortly before out births, for instance and the fact that, in 1985, two pandas were sent to the USA as a national gift and we had to sing a tearful panda song at school. 1989 was the Tiananmen Square student demonstration. Anyway, Xiaolin was one year younger than me, so I assumed we were from the same generation."
Author: Xiaolu Guo

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