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1. "The Operative tried to implement the Purusey breathing technique, which has been proven effective at fooling polygraphs. There is no conclusive evidence as towhether it is effective at masking the internal lie detectors of fifteen-year-old boys."
Author: Ally Carter
2. "There is a lot of talk now about metal detectors and gun control. Both are good things. But they are no more a solution than forks and spoons are a solution to world hunger."
Author: Anna Quindlen
3. "New Rule: Instead of using their $10 billion atom-smashing Large Hadron Collider to re-create the Big Bang by melting atom parts in temperatures a million times hotter than the sun, scientists should not do that. I'm just sayin' it sounds dangerous. I'm as interested as the next guy in determining the origin of matter, but first couldn't we solve some simple mystery, like why some-detector batteries always die at four a.m.?"
Author: Bill Maher
4. "I went by the house. Tried to work things out with my mom." "You know I've got three younger brothers, right?"Hunter frowned. "What?""It means I've got a pretty finely tuned bullshit detector."
Author: Brigid Kemmerer
5. "The others would then fall silent and she would continue about doped gallium arsenide detectors, or the ethanol content of the galactic cloud W-3. The quantity of 200-proof alcohol in this single interstellar cloud was more than enough to maintain the present population of the Earth, if every adult were a dedicated alcoholic, for the age of the solar system. The tamada had appreciated the remark."
Author: Carl Sagan
6. "Dr. Deveaux stopped and looked at me hard. He leaned in and whispered, 'The rest is all bullshit, Miss Drake. It's as simple as that. Your purpose here in life is to discern the real thing from the bullshit, and then to choose the non-bullshit. Think of the opportunity that God has given you to study as the means by which to attain your own personal bullshit detector. Sometimes that will be particularly difficult, because those who proclaim to know the truth, well intentioned or not, are spewing the most bullshit. But you will know when you have been properly ravished. And then you'll see, how the entire world is eyeball deep in it and that we choose it, and that we choose it every day. But the good news is that, although we struggle with it, there is a way out. Yes, there is a very worthy antidote and option to all the bullshit."
Author: Carolyn Weber
7. "To find out if she really loved me, I hooked her up to a lie detector. And just as I suspected, my machine was broken."
Author: Dark Jar Tin Zoo
8. "The postdoc explained to me how to distinguish different sorts of particles on the basis of the amounts of energy they deposited in various sorts of detectors, spark chambers, calorimeters, what have you."
Author: Eric Allin Cornell
9. "Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully."
Author: Graham Greene
10. "Cause nothing said lovin' like a shitload of motion detectors."
Author: J.R. Ward
11. "I removed all the doors to our love, so you can't lock yourself away from me. But I didn't stop there. I also replaced the doors with metal detectors, so I could fondle you more efficiently, like the highly trained professionals do who run airport security."
Author: Jarod Kintz
12. "My erection is made of iron, and metal detectors make me horny."
Author: Jarod Kintz
13. "I have metal in my body, so every time I go to an airport ,the metal detector goes off."
Author: Jesse Ventura
14. "Beside me, Molly rolled her shoulders in a few jerky motions and pushed at her hair in fitful little gestures. She tugged at her well-tattered skirts, and grimaced at her boots. "Can you see if there's any mud on them?" I paused to consider her for a second. Then I said, "You have two tattoos showing right now, and you probably used a fake ID to get them. Your piercings would set off any metal detector worth the name, and you're featuring them in parts of your anatomy your parents wish you didn't yet realize you had. You're dressed like Frankenhooker, and your hair has been dyed colors I previously thought existed only in cotton candy." I turned to face the door again. "I wouldn't waste time worrying about a little mud on the boots."
Author: Jim Butcher
15. "When the National Security Agency recruited me, they put me through a day of lie detector tests. They found out all my weaknesses and immediately seduced me. They used the strongest drugs in our culture, sex, power and money, to win me over."
Author: John Perkins
16. "Successful cult memes induce intense social interaction behaviour between cult members. This trips the attention detectors."
Author: Keith Henson
17. "Right,' said Kai, 'that'll be no problem in a city of two and a half million people. Let me just go dig out my special Lunar detector, and I'll get right on that."
Author: Marissa Meyer
18. "The lie detector didn't react to anything I said, but I wouldn't dare smile."
Author: Maya Bode
19. "I told the truth, and I did it on national TV in a lie-detector test."
Author: Paula Jones
20. "The medievals loved to say that God wrote two books: nature and Scripture. And since he is the author of both books, and since this Teacher never contradicts himself, these two books never contradict each other. And since this God who never contradicts himself also gave us the two truth detectors, faith and reason, it follows that faith and reason, properly used, never contradict each other. Therefore, all heresies are contrary to reason. Not all the truths of faith can be proved by reason, but all arguments against the truths of faith can be disproved by reason."
Author: Peter Kreeft
21. "Brains are survival engines, not truth detectors."
Author: Peter Watts
22. "My iPod rumbles again. It's not actually an iPod. It doesn't play any music and the earbuds are just for show. It's a gadget that Sandor put together in his lab.It's my Mogadorian detector. I call it my iMog."
Author: Pittacus Lore
23. "Is there somebody out there? Amy, is that you?" her mother called."No. Tell me this isn't happening." Quinn rested his forehead against hers. "Has she got a wiretap on you or something? I swear, she's like a walking hard-on detector."Amy bit her lip, trying not to laugh. Quinn levered himself up on his arms."Mrs. P., if you value your life, you'll go back inside and turn off the light right now."
Author: Sarah Mayberry
24. "What is he? Your personal lie detector? (Stryker)Something like that. (Zephyra)Why don't you tell him the truth? I'm your pet dog you keep chained up so he won't piss on your floor. (Jared)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
25. "Well," Carole said, turning in her seat, "after being fingerprinted and being given a lie detector test, I'll never complain again about going to the gynecologist."
Author: Stephanie Bond
26. "Kevlar wrist cuffs in place, smoke bombs in left cargo pocket, zip ties in the right, and my handy-dandy, military-grade, metal detector-defying, twin APS daggers snug in their sheaths and hidden inside my steel-toe Doc Martens. Nothing like a well-stocked pair of black cargoes to make me feel girly."
Author: Tera Lynn Childs
27. "There were no public health laws in Ankh-Morpork. It would be like installing smoke detectors in Hell."
Author: Terry Pratchett
28. "The smoke detectors began to ring; for they were battery-powered and thus still functioned, just as a record can still be played after the death of every member of the orchestra."
Author: William T. Vollmann

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Were God to show grace to all of Adam's descendants, men would at once conclude that He was righteously compelled to take them to heaven as meet compensation for allowing the human race to fall into sin. But the great God in under no obligation to any of his creatures, least of all to those who are rebels against him."
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