Middle Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Middle

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Lots of middle class people are running around pretending to be Cockney.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


The middle class, in the white population, encompasses a wide swath.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


I got canceled in the middle of making the pilot.
~By Harvey Korman ~


We don't have a full black community in Boston. Our people are scattered. There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago.
~By Henry Hampton ~


Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you.
~By Bennett Cerf ~


I have absolutely no empathy for camels. I didn't care for being abused in the Middle East by those horrible, horrible, horrible creatures. They don't like people. It's not at all like the relationship between horses and humans.
~By Rachel Weisz ~


It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class suburb of Dallas or Detroit, then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


I am not disputing the need for this money. What I am disputing and calling attention to is the fact that we are taking the tab for defense in our time against terrorists in the Middle East and elsewhere and shoving this tab off onto our children.
~By John Spratt ~


When I began writing science fiction in the middle '60s, it seemed very easy to find ideas that took decades to percolate into the cultural consciousness; now the lead time seems more like eighteen months.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


For a Jewish Puritan of the middle class, the novel is serious, the novel is work, the novel is conscientious application why, the novel is practically the retail business all over again.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


Dweezil and I are going on tour with the band probably starting in the middle of February for a month probably playing a few songs from my new record and then I'll continue on after that tour.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


Europe to me is young people trying to appear middle-aged and middle-aged people trying to appear young.
~By Mike Myers ~


But my middle daughter, Kate, is very involved in martial arts, and I was just at one of her competitions.
~By Meredith Baxter ~


Middle age snuffs out more talent than ever wars or sudden deaths do.
~By Richard Hughes ~


I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


Younger players in this music often turn out to be middle aged; it is not a young music.
~By Derek Bailey ~


Even when I begin with a situation that's basically funny or sad, I like to keep poking around in it. I like to get into the middle of a relationship, to explore the subtle places.
~By Paul Mazursky ~


The Democratic Party needs to look carefully at moving towards the middle, where the American people are.
~By John Dingell ~


Considered subjectively, philosophy always begins in the middle, like an epic poem.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


He who walks in the middle of the roads gets hit from both sides.
~By George Schultz ~


I wanted to look at the upper-middle-class scene since the war, and in particular my generation's part in it. We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class. How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring?
~By Simon Raven ~


Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!
~By Golda Meir ~


Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


We don't want to go back to the same policies and the same practices that drove our economy into a ditch, that punished the middle class, and that led us to this catastrophe. We have to keep moving forward.
~By David Axelrod ~


I'll never forget anything about Middle Earth. That's part of my memory now so I won't miss anything.
~By David Wenham ~


Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
~By Francis Bacon ~


There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Look, there is a sort of old view about class which is a very simplistic view that we have got the working class, the middle class and the upper class, I think it is more complicated than that.
~By Ed Miliband ~


Get it - get it better or get it worse. No middle ground of compromise.
~By Henry Ossawa Tanner ~


One marvels why the middle classes still insist on so much discomfort for their children at such expense to themselves.
~By E. M. Forster ~


The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
~By Anzia Yezierska ~


In case of a thunderstorm, stand in the middle of the fairway and hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron.
~By Lee Trevino ~


You can (be a middle-aged comic) if you work very hard at it, because comedy is really hard.
~By Andrew Denton ~


Oh, it's essential. I mean, you have to - if I'm writing about the Middle East, I have to go there, and if possible, stay long enough to get a real feeling for what's going on.
~By Joe Sacco ~


There doesn't seem to be a lot of middle ground with me.
~By Nathan Lane ~


Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
~By Voltaire ~


Everyone has a budget, I don't care who you are. But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.
~By Dusty Baker ~


I am pleased to see that many of the world's leaders have publicly recognized that the crisis in the Middle East was deliberately incited by terrorist organizations.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
~By Cornelia Funke ~


Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark, dingy - what a great time for a movie!
~By John Hughes ~


It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.
~By Aneurin Bevan ~


We in middle age require adventure.
~By Carolyn Heilbrun ~


The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


My father was a middle manager at an oil company, but I never knew anything about his work. Whatever business acumen I have just got gleaned over the years.
~By Donna Mills ~


Most safely shall you tread the middle path.
~By Ovid ~


It would behoove the world to become used to this fact: that without a just solution to the Palestine tragedy, there can be no stable peace in the Middle East.
~By King Hussein I ~


When I look out at the audience at some of our shows, I think we are reaching a younger audience... I see lots of people in their 30s and 40s, but I also see a lot of people in their young and middle teens, and that's definitely reassuring.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


In youth, we get plenty of exercise through games and running around, but as middle life approaches, we settle down, literally and figuratively.
~By Gene Tunney ~


We had a week off in the middle of shooting, but as soon as everyone stopped, we all went down with six different types of flu and other unmentionable diseases.
~By Johnny Vegas ~


These were all middle-class kids from literary backgrounds, joining this sort of train going by, this pop train, jumping on. Whereas the rest of the rock scene, you'll find that there's mostly working-class people.
~By Kevin Ayers ~


Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending.
~By Anne Bradstreet ~


There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture. In the middle of the scene, I thought, That's Sean Connery! I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery. I still feel that way.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


We are certainly influenced by role models, and if we are surrounded by images of beautiful rich people, we will start to think that to be beautiful and rich is very important - just as in the Middle Ages, people were surrounded by images of religious piety.
~By Alain de Botton ~


I happened to happened to land in a time, in the middle '60s, that without knowing it, and without being told by the history of theater - which we now see from a historical point of view was an explosive time.
~By James Earl Jones ~


Today's tax cuts provide yet another illustration of the Republicans' fiscally irresponsible economic policies that ignore the needs of America's middle class, students, and working families.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


Sometimes we would be staked out in the middle of the river, several barges tied together. So we could party.
~By Terry Southern ~


My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love.
~By Yakov Smirnoff ~


Without action, we are going to continue to allow Iran to be a safe harbor for terrorists, see its economy further deteriorate, and see the Middle East further destabilize.
~By Russ Carnahan ~


The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country.
~By Tim McGraw ~


The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church, the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy. He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place.
~By Julian Bond ~


I was the classic middle child in some ways, the one who could have been a priest in an alternate universe.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
~By William Feather ~


We've always been in favor of improved wages for workers. When you have a strong middle class, they want to buy more stuff at Costco.
~By James Sinegal ~


I kept having chills. This was in the middle of the summer and I was wearing a sheepskin jacket and I was chilling. I was shaking all over.
~By Dick York ~


I'm absolutely convinced that the threat we face now, the idea of a terrorist in the middle of one of our cities with a nuclear weapon, is very real and that we have to use extraordinary measures to deal with it.
~By Dick Cheney ~


The only thing that matters is what happens on the little hump out in the middle of the field.
~By Earl Weaver ~


I'm pretty middle-of-the-road. There are some issues I'm more conservative on.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.
~By Marianne Moore ~


While the wealthiest families completely benefit from the tax cuts targeted towards the upper brackets, middle-income families were hit with the unwelcome surprise of higher taxes on tax day.
~By Tim Bishop ~


Our heroes are fighting to bring stability to the Middle East, and they have put pressure on all of the tyrannies of the Middle East. They have taken a stand against tyranny, against terrorists, and for the prospect of decent societies throughout that region.
~By Orrin Hatch ~


You get to the middle of a take that's going really well and the camera will run out of film. They have to stop you, apologize and then you've got to get things going all over again.
~By David Morse ~


A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.
~By Allen West ~


Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.
~By Harold Coffin ~


Reasonable, even intelligent people can, and frequently do, disagree on how best to achieve peace in the Middle East, but, peace must be the goal of our foreign policy tools, whether they be by the stick or by the carrot.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Poverty is everyone's problem. It cuts across any line you can name: age, race, social, geographic or religious. Whether you are black or white; rich, middle-class or poor, we are ALL touched by poverty.
~By Kathleen Blanco ~


Look, very clearly there are things that need to be done urgently in relation to climate change, and of those the most obvious is to have an enforceable and equitable arrangement delivering deep cuts in emissions into the middle of the century.
~By Peter Garrett ~


There is something very satisfactory about being in the middle of something.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


In politics the middle way is none at all.
~By John Adams ~


In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
~By Barack Obama ~


My films play only in Bengal, and my audience is the educated middle class in the cities and small towns. They also play in Bombay, Madras and Delhi where there is a Bengali population.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, "Why not?" and the other, "Why bother?"
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
~By E. Joseph Cossman ~


There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.
~By Jessamyn West ~


Memory is the first casualty of middle age, if I remember correctly.
~By Candice Bergen ~


And we turned off and 30 miles south they're standing in the middle of our road blocking our way, stopped the car, got out, took us through the path in the woods, where the craft was on the ground.
~By Betty Hill ~


Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn't done my job.
~By Jeremy Piven ~


For example, some stars put out large amounts of energy in the infrared part of the spectrum, so that this can produce a different relative magnitude rating than using light energy from the middle of the spectrum.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


Biography can be the most middle-class of all forms, the judgment of little people avenging themselves on the great.
~By Edmund White ~


This erosion of the middle class is happening all over the place. The opening of a wider gap between rich and poor is always accompanied by such a process.
~By Susan George ~


I tried so hard with movies like Vertigo and Middle of the Night and others. I felt those would show me that it's only a matter of time before I'd find the right one to reach out and touch people.
~By Kim Novak ~


Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
~By Hervey Allen ~


We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or the dangers of weapons of mass destruction.
~By Hosni Mubarak ~


There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos.
~By Jim Hightower ~


I was down in Washington when 9/11 happened. We were in the middle of putting together the next summer season, and all I could think of was something somehow must make sense to us. Our Town kept coming into my mind.
~By Joanne Woodward ~

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