Name Quotes And Sayings

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I never heard nobody in my audience call me any kind of names.
~By Little Richard ~


I'm an actor and I've created a lasting and memorable character named Frasier, who is not me, but who most people think is. So when I have a chance to play something that's different, I embrace it because it's fun; also in this case, he's a memorable character.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


The Shakespeare that Shakespeare became is the name that's attached to these astonishing objects that he left behind.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


At the time, there were very few foreign names in the press and they were all factory workers. I thought I'd never get a job at a university with a foreign name.
~By Carl Rakosi ~


As the youngest, I wanted to be my father's son and perpetuate the family name.
~By Connie Chung ~


When I was a kid I joined the circus. I did that. It is true. But it's not like you think. There was a guy, he had his own circus. His name was Carol Jacobs and he owned it. It was a small thing.
~By Christopher Walken ~


The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test.
~By Stephen Vizinczey ~


What was the name of that dog on 'Rin Tin Tin'?
~By Mickey Rivers ~


Gwyneth Paltrow names her kid Apple. I'm not going to let that stand.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


I had to overcome the name Rock. If I'd been as hip then as I am now, I would have never consented to be named Rock.
~By Rock Hudson ~


Common folk didn't have last names in the 8th and 9th centuries.
~By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro ~


I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated.
~By Cat Stevens ~


To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation, namely an imitation of its opposite.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I guess in the independent market, I'd be getting offers, but in terms of big studio films, I still have to audition. I don't think my name is that well-known, I don't have much of a following to guarantee box office success yet.
~By Michael Fassbender ~


Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases, a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation.
~By Henry Anatole Grunwald ~


I used to think feminism was a liberating force - now I see many of those people are just censors under a different name.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


Aggression is simply another name for government.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


My mother's very proud of the name she gave me. She thought it sounded rhythmically better. It doesn't really make a difference to me what people call me, but since my mother calls me Holly Marie when she's angry, I prefer just my first name.
~By Holly Marie Combs ~


And so with all things: names were vital and important.
~By Algernon H. Blackwood ~


Were I more conversant with literature and its great names, I could go on quoting them ad infinitum and acknowledge my debt for the merit you have been generous enough to find in my work.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your money at any point so you can't make any mistakes so you have to, it's all about where you're sitting at the table.
~By Al Alvarez ~


Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there.
~By Matthew Fox ~


He was a manager, one of the singers, I guess talent coordinator for the local talent in Harlem. His name was Lover Patterson. He was living right across the street from where my dad had his restaurant. I guess he saw a lot of kids come in, a lot of my buddies.
~By Ben E. King ~


Thus, the controversy about the Moral Majority arises not only from its views, but from its name - which, in the minds of many, seems to imply that only one set of public policies is moral and only one majority can possibly be right.
~By Edward Kennedy ~


Kids used to tease me unmercifully about that name.
~By Marge Schott ~


I don't follow other players or the tournaments they play. I have my own schedule and do my own thing. I never really think, 'Oh, I want to be or play like so-and-so.' I just like being myself.
~By Maria Sharapova ~


They have decided to tour under the name of Ten Years After which I don't think is very cool. To be honest, they have had to do that as it's the only way they can get any work.
~By Alvin Lee ~


Michael Giles the first drummer of King Crimson, never agreed to the name King Crimson. But then, if you'd knew Michael, you would know he didn't agree to the album cover either. So maybe Michael didn't agree to the point of definition with many things.
~By Robert Fripp ~


I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I've been thrown out of so many.
~By Casey Stengel ~


I think it could be the biggest information problem that we face. 'If somebody is abroad and they even mention the name of an American citizen, bang, off goes the tap, and no more information is collected.
~By Charles F. Bass ~


I still have in my memory, almost agonizing impressions of a serious illness which I had when I was about eight years old. Those about me called it scarlet fever, and its very name seemed to have a diabolical quality.
~By Pierre Loti ~


At my age the only problem is with remembering names. When I call everyone darling, it has damn all to do with passionately adoring them, but I know I'm safe calling them that. Although, of course, I adore them too.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


With the first act of cruelty committed in the name of revolution, with the first murder, with the first purge and execution, we have lost the revolution.
~By Kate Millett ~


You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now.
~By Marcus Allen ~


I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names.
~By Zsa Zsa Gabor ~


The truth is our country, our people, our liberties, and our way of life are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion.
~By Saxby Chambliss ~


To be a winner of that, and to fall in the long line of traditional great backs at USC, to have your name in perpetuity, the fact that your parents are like icons... that's the greatest thing.
~By Marcus Allen ~


If the great Government of the United States were a private corporation no bank would take its name on a piece of paper, because it has cynically repudiated the words engraved upon its bonds.
~By Garet Garrett ~


God, I'm such a lazy writer - I can't even think up new names.
~By Dennis Potter ~


The IRS is currently considering a rule that would make it easier for tax preparers to disclose the private information contained in tax returns - including name, address, Social Security number, employer, income, and charitable donations.
~By Melissa Bean ~


I play the unsinkable Molly Brown, which is where she got her name from, because she survived.
~By Marilu Henner ~


I'll be honest with you. My kids don't watch my movies and never have. I can maybe name a film one hand that they've seen, actually, all the way through.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


Tiffany is very proud to have the last name and she's proud of her dad.
~By Marla Maples ~


Political debate with liberals is basically impossible in America today because liberals are calling names while conservatives are trying to make arguments.
~By Ann Coulter ~


It's not the name that makes the player. It's the player.
~By Barry Bonds ~


Yes, I've just bought a new horse, named Jedi.
~By Bruce Boxleitner ~


When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


I am not a member of any organization listed by the Attorney General as subversive. In any instance where I lent my name in the past, it was certainly without knowledge that such an organization was subversive. I have always been essentially and foremost an American.
~By Judy Holliday ~


In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.
~By Sam Houston ~


Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
~By Dante Alighieri ~


My Life in CIA is the first time that I've ever written a story in my own name.
~By Harry Mathews ~


Namely, we have no right to believe a thing true because everybody says so unless there are good grounds for believing that some one person at least has the means of knowing what is true, and is speaking the truth so far as he knows it.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


It's a clique and I think a clique exists in every business. There's a circle of people that are guaranteed to open a movie and we all know their names and whether they're right or wrong for the role.
~By Elizabeth Pena ~


There's a difference between the blues of the New Orleans guys and anyone else and the difference is in a chord, but I can't figure the name of it. It's a different chord, and they all make it.
~By Jimmy Rushing ~


The Democratic chairman doesn't need to be a household name. Most people didn't know who Ron Brown was when he was chairman of the Democratic Party, but he put the party in a position where Bill Clinton could come in and he had a solid base to run from.
~By Susan Estrich ~


I would rather make my name than inherit it.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man. But didn't interest me. I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and Klee who had also studied with Stuck. He had a good name at that time.
~By Josef Albers ~


The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language.
~By Donald Knuth ~


Oddly my name has been no professional help at all! It seems to have made no difference. I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his enormous psychological perception.
~By Joanna Trollope ~


I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set.
~By Keith Thibodeaux ~


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 ~


I will begin first to search out this right by that magna charta, that great and faithful charter which was made to Abraham, the father of the faithful, in the name of all his seed.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


My thought was I should try to stick with names that people may recognize like Robert Johnson, Son House, and Hoagy Carmichael, so if somebody cared to research, they would find a wealth of material.
~By John Mellencamp ~


There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


There certainly is a good 'Tex Mex' restaurant very close to our office. My office is around 100 yards from it. I call it Tex Mex because every couple of years it's changed hands and changed name, I'm not exactly sure why!
~By Andrew Oliver ~


I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island.
~By William Blackstone ~


George Orwell's contention was that it is a sure sign of trouble when things can no longer be called by their right names and described in plain, forthright speech.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Bob Marley isn't my name. I don't even know my name yet.
~By Bob Marley ~


Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse.
~By Anzia Yezierska ~


We all agree that manufacturers have a right to ensure that fake goods are not marketed in their names and that their own goods are not marketed under fake names.
~By John Conyers ~


There is no way, believe me, despite my name being Winfield, and loving the game dearly. It wasn't in the cards. I didn't know what it was going to take to get here.
~By Dave Winfield ~


I made a decision back in 1978 that, in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween, I would have my name above the title in order to basically brand these movies my own.
~By John Carpenter ~


The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.
~By Richard Branson ~


At boarding school you had to wear your name across your chest and your back, and obviously I had a pretty funny name. It wasn't Brown or Smith or Hughes.
~By Diane Cilento ~


Rove and his attorneys can parse the words all they want, but it is now clear that while Rove may not have given a reporter Plame's name, he clearly identified her by telling the reporter that Joseph Wilson's wife was a CIA agent.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


Skiffle was a name that was attached to what was, in essence, American folk music with a beat.
~By Van Morrison ~


Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.
~By Mark Twain ~


We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect.
~By Hannes Alfven ~


If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.
~By James Cameron ~


A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
~By Evan Esar ~


I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


I do have two data identities. I have my name, Bruce Sterling, which is my public name under which I write novels. I also have my other name, which is my legal name under which I own property and vote.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


The market for short stories is hard to break into, but a magazine editor isn't always looking for big names with which to sell his magazine - they're more willing to try stories by newcomers, if those tales are good.
~By Eric Brown ~


Thomas was my true name but everyone knew me as Mick, except my mother, who knew me as definitely Michael.
~By Thomas Keneally ~


Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


I didn't dig it out, it was given to me. They thought it was significant, they gave me the name and I used it.
~By Bob Novak ~


I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counterespionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


The Masters is where I won my first major, and I view this tournament with great respect. After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta.
~By Tiger Woods ~


The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece. The names of the dead are listed there, chronologically. Just the names.
~By William Westmoreland ~


We live in a disposable society. It's easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name - we call it recycling.
~By Neil LaBute ~


We raised almost 2 million dollars at the last golf tournament that can be used for minority scholarships and Junior Golf programs. The payoff for the work we do is so much more valuable than the work we actually do for it.
~By Darius Rucker ~


What if Whitney was at her top, and we brought in a name like Whitney Houston, it would sell.
~By Jenifer Lewis ~


The name of my ailment was longing, and it was not cured till I finally went to the department store and counted out the money in small coins before the dismayed clerk. When I came to the house, I held up the instrument before the eyes of the astonished household.
~By William Christopher Handy ~

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