Names Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Names

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George Murphy tagged that name "Butch" on me years ago. We were all at a party and he went around tagging names on people that didn't fit them.
~By Cesar Romero ~


I don't have any nicknames.
~By Sally Ride ~


Between Scott on the earlier side and Dickens and Thackeray on the other, there was an immense production of novels, illustrated by not a few names which should rank high in the second class, while some would promote more than one of them to the first.
~By George Saintsbury ~


Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany's final fate is at stake.
~By Franz von Papen ~


There are names I do not want mentioned in my home.
~By Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ~


Proper names are rigid designators.
~By Saul Kripke ~


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


Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this: we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed.
~By Bob Dole ~


Who could look on these monuments without reflecting on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


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 ~


There are three things I always forget. Names, faces and... the third I can't remember.
~By Italo Svevo ~


Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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 ~


Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.
~By Thomas Love Peacock ~


I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


The thing about influence is that any composer worth anything will give you the same names.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


I nicknamed everyone in the gym. It was easier than remembering their names.
~By Joe Gold ~


I don't want to name names, but the least I can say about rock and roll is that I'm suspicious.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Biblical names are hot again.
~By Anita Diament ~


You see the names of places roundabout? They're mine now, and I've turned them inside out.
~By Andrew Motion ~


Driving a cab is not really a nurturing type of relationship. You take people and they tip you, they may not tip you, you don't know their names, they don't care about you, you don't care about them.
~By Pam Grier ~


The Vietnamese have a secret weapon. It's their willingness to die beyond our willingness to kill. In effect, they've been saying, You can kill us, but you'll have to kill a lot of us; you may have to kill all of us. And, thank heaven, we are not yet ready to do that.
~By George Wald ~


Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did.
~By Josh McDowell ~


We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country and confront the Viet Cong.
~By William Westmoreland ~


Names are what people sometimes use to excuse their thoughts and actions towards you.
~By Simon Travaglia ~


My mind is vacant on names, but I know him as well as anything. When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


I only follow one party: the Vietnamese party.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


I also administer the Internet Assigned Names Authority, which is the central coordinator for the Internet address space, domain names and Internet protocol conventions essential to the use and operation of the Internet.
~By Jon Postel ~


All I know for certain is that reading is of the most intense importance to me; if I were not able to read, to revisit old favorites and experiment with names new to me, I would be starved - probably too starved to go on writing myself.
~By Penelope Lively ~


My dad liked how January went with Jones. My sisters' names are Jina and Jacey Jones.
~By January Jones ~


Authors want their names down in history; I want to keep the smoke coming out of the chimney.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.
~By Jim Morrison ~


The fact is that the Vietnamese held Americans after 1973.
~By Bo Gritz ~


Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
~By Anita Diament ~


There were also some cruel reviews by women, but the tone of the male reviewers, sometimes hysterical, was different. I have suffered, but I don't want to name names-but there have been men who have seemed to want to destroy me or my writing, men I don't even know.
~By Marguerite Young ~


It was a requirement by the veterans to list the 57,000 names. We're reaching a time that we'll acknowledge the individual in a war on a national level.
~By Maya Lin ~


And just as there was something of every Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh so there is something of Ho Chi Minh in almost every present-day Vietnamese, so strong is his imprint on the Vietnamese nation.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


I like big, secure companies. I know what they do for a living. When I see their names on my monthly statement I know how they make their money.
~By John Fisher ~


What's really fun is to write under different names.
~By Tom Verlaine ~


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 ~


I couldn't begin to name names... in general I have found racers to be some of the most competitive people on the planet... and some of the nicest as well.
~By John Oates ~


They have all different names for music. I think the music I'm going to change the style with is going to be really, really big-years and years after I'm gone.
~By Ike Turner ~


I don't think that the Pulitzer should be given the way it is. I think the competition should be anonymous. I think completely different people would win it if the names were taken off because a lot of it is done on relationships and names.
~By John Corigliano ~


Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
~By Cat Stevens ~


My little scam in April '85 went like this: Give me $50,000; here's some names of some people we've recruited.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


They put their feelers out for all the names and then they'll cast you up to the point a name steps up, and then it doesn't matter how much they love you, there's a certain marketing value on that name, and there you go.
~By Josh Holloway ~


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 ~


Ho joined the French socialist party, the first Vietnamese to be a member of a French political party.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
~By Charles Eastman ~


The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


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


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 ~


They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
~By Plato ~


Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
~By Martin Bormann ~


We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding.
~By Roy Barnes ~


My father was Catholic, my mother was Protestant, and because of that I got Christened in both churches, so I've got all these names... but my Dad always called me Mick.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


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 ~


What they fear, I think rightly, is that traditional Vietnamese society cannot survive the American economic and cultural impact.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


Programme names have been changed, and we have Andrew Neil saying he won't be using long words.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


I confused things with their names: that is belief.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


As he is one, so we call Him God, the Deity, the Divine Nature, and other names of the same signification.
~By John Hales ~


If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


I could have stopped it after they paid me the $50,000. I wouldn't even have had to go on to do more than I already had: just the double agents' names that I gave.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


I'm very influenced by landscapes, not so much the way places look as the way the names sound. In this country we've got so many cultures, and the place names - the Spanish names and the Indian names, which are so incredibly musical.
~By Emmylou Harris ~


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


I keep lists of names of people that I have met, a list of things to do day by day as well as a log of how my time is consumed throughout the day. It's a very important part of my personal discipline.
~By Bob Graham ~


Ella can work nightclubs that Duke might not be able to work, because of having the big band. Where they go now is strictly a matter of their own names and talents.
~By Norman Granz ~


My son don't have to say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud. He don't have to be called those crazy names.
~By James Brown ~


In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.
~By George Washington Carver ~


Kevin Keegan said if he had a blank sheet of paper, five names would be on it.
~By Alvin Martin ~


I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names.
~By Billy Sunday ~


The friendlies were South Vietnamese women and children, helpless victims in a war they did not understand.
~By John Whitehead ~


He said true things, but called them by wrong names.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


I'll name names, you know I won't hold back.
~By Steven Cojocaru ~


Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament, St. Peter's stands at their head.
~By John Strachan ~


I could give you some names of Workshop participants who are as good as many who are being published but haven't had the right editor recognize their merit or have not been adequately published.
~By James Gunn ~


Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.
~By Moshe Dayan ~


Upon this the Hungarian ministers resigned, but the names submitted by the president of the council, at the demand of the king, were not approved of for successors.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


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 ~


It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all.
~By Glenn Close ~


Names were not so much dropped as thrown in a perpetual game of catch.
~By Robert Morley ~


The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


The great problem of the concert hall is that the shoebox is the ideal shape for acoustics but that no architect worth their names wants to build a shoebox.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


Well, if I am not vulgar, neither is my book. I wrote myself. Suggestiveness is always vulgar. But truth never. My book is not even remotely suggestive. I call things by their names. That is all.
~By Mary MacLane ~


First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.
~By George Burns ~


The two principles referred to are Authority and Liberty, and the names of the two schools of Socialistic thought which fully and unreservedly represent one or the other of them are, respectively, State Socialism and Anarchism.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
~By William Hazlitt ~


I have fallen in love with American names, the sharp names that never get fat.
~By Stephen Vincent Benet ~


You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
~By Harrison Ford ~


An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
~By Mel Brooks ~


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


Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


I think knowing people by first names, not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about. Not being afraid. Fear is the enemy. I've always been comfortable with being gay.
~By Herb Ritts ~

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