Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Anzus Treaty 1951

By | August 29, 2010

The Anzus Treaty 1951

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The Daily Show’s cringe-filled tour of Australian politics

By | August 24, 2010

The Daily Show's cringe-filled tour of Australian politics
The premise of the segment is that although Australia's election cycle is only four short weeks long, compared to the unofficial three or four years in U.S. presidential campaigns, it still manages to contain all the gaffes and absurdity of an American …
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'The Daily Show' discovers Australian politics as absurd as our own
That's when John Oliver turned his attention to the land down under, where he was delighted to discover that despite an accelerated campaign cycle, Australian politics are every bit as absurd as our own. Also; 'The White Queen' on Starz looks at the …
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Australia's humanity is the casualty of repugnant asylum politics
In 21st century Australia it is disheartening to think that some in mainstream politics would choose to keep walking past the pond, as the architects of evermore oppressive policies concerning asylum seekers appear to be prepared to do. The loss of …
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Jedinak flies Aussie flag in EPL

By | August 17, 2010

Jedinak flies Aussie flag in EPL
Mile Jedinak has been thrust into the role of Australian flag-bearer in the English Premier League this season but he believes the lack of his compatriots in the top flight will only be temporary. Palace ups ante in Milligan chase · Schwarzer opens up …
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Ryan Hryhorec aims to fly the South Australian flag in Breeders Crown final
Ryan Hryhorec aims to fly the South Australian flag in Breeders Crown final. by: LINCOLN MOORE; From: The Advertiser; August 13, 2013 9:30PM. Increase Text Size · Decrease Text Size · Print · Email · Share · Add to Digg · Add to del.icio.us · Add to …
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Cows, carparks and Australian flags
The expansion of suburban Sydney bumps hard against rural life in Macarthur, centred on Campbelltown. This region of Sydney is predominantly Anglo/Celtic with 75.2 per cent of the population born in Australia and about 70 per cent describing their …
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Movies: Impressive Business Quotes

By | August 17, 2010

Here is the list we compiled about the most interesting business quotes from movies which have made surely great impression on viewers.

“Boiler Room” is an American drama film based partly on the real life experiences of Jordan Belfort. Giovanni Ribisi stars the character named Seth Davis working at a brokerage firm, J.T. Marlin, but soon finding out the true nature of their business. Boiler Room is placed in this list because of the impressive business quote: “A sale is made on every call you make. Either you sell the client some stock or he sells you a reason he can’t. Either way a sale is made, the only question is who is gonna close?”

Boiler Room

American Gangster (2007) highlights with the interesting quote: “The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.” Frank Lucas said to his cousin Huey (Chiwetel Ejiofor)

Steel Magnolias title suggests the main female characters should be as delicate as magnolias but need be as tough as steel. Set in the fictional based on a 1987 play Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, the movie depicts the journey of six women and how they cope with what life throws at them. The most outstanding quote demonstrates that “Smile. It enhances your face value.” said Truvy Jones (Dolly Parton).

Steel Magnolias (1989)

“Up in the Air”, a 2009 American comedy-drama film is about a corporate downsizer Ryan Bingham and his travels. In other words, the movie follows his isolated life and philosophies along with the people he meets along the way. “There’s nothing cheap about loyalty.” Bingham said to his traveling companion Alex Goran.

Up in the Air (2009)

“My only real motivation is not to be hassled–that, and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, which will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired.” stated Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston), justifying his dim performance to two annoying consultants.

Office Space is a movie satirizing work life in a typical 1990s software company, focusing on a handful of individuals who are fed up with their jobs

 

Coming to America” makes impressive to viewers with the business quote stating that “I started out mopping the floor just like you guys. But now…now I’m washing lettuce. Soon I’ll be on fries; then the grill. And pretty soon, I’ll make assistant manager, and that’s when the big bucks start rolling in.”

Coming to America (1988)

 

Impressive Business Quotes from Movies: Coming to America (1988)

 

Goodfellas is about the rise and fall of Lucchese crime family associating Henry Hill and his friends over the course of thirty years from the 1950s to 1980. The impressive quote is that “And when the cops, when they assigned a whole army to stop Jimmy, what’d he do? He made ‘em partners.” said Henry Hill.

Goodfellas (1990)

Big Night (1996) is met with much critical acclaim both in the United States and internationally by the quote “I am a businessman. I am anything I need to be at any time.” told Pascal (Ian Holm), owner of a competing restaurant

“No one, and I mean no one, comes into our house and pushes us around.” is a famous quote by Dan Devine in Rudy (1993)

Citizen Kane is about the relentless pursuit of wealth and power and what, in the end, it’s all worth. This film is considered as the greatest of all time and is particularly praised for its innovative cinematography, music and narrative structure.

Citizen Kane was Welles’ first feature film with the quote “It’s no trick to make a lot of money, if what you want to do is make a lot of money.”

 

Impressive Business Quotes from Movies: Citizen Kane (1941) Review

 

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John Stevens is an Internet marketer and freelance photographer. He likes collecting photographs of celebrities, posting breaking news and writing articles to comment on outstanding events in the field of entertainment.