Wit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Wit

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Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


We didn't gel with Poison and the Bon Jovi. Bon Jovi was the best of the pop metal bands, but we never fit in with the hair metal stuff. We were never as hip as the Chili Peppers. We were in the middle.
~By Gary Cherone ~


I was very involved with school by the time I was 15 and wasn't working much as a model.
~By Rachael Leigh Cook ~


I mean, most of it is probably more obscure and just more noisy than either of those two bands, but Thurston has stuff all the time that he's involved with that is fairly obscure and experimental.
~By Kim Gordon ~


It ain't easy to break out of a mold, but if you do your work, people will ultimately see what you're capable of. Too often, people find it easier to make assumptions and stick with what they believe. They put you in a place and it makes their job easier. The good people constantly search for something different.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That's applicable to any kind of depression.
~By Judy Collins ~


I must say that I do wrestle with the amount of money I make, but at the end of the day what am I gonna say? I took less money so Rupert Murdoch could have more?
~By Tom Hanks ~


That's the thing with animated films - I often feel that puppets get the better parts compared to us normal actresses.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


I thought that it would be easier to learn that if I worked in motion pictures. So I went to work with one motion picture producer who was developing a color system. This didn't do to me much good. All I did was pick filters for the camera.
~By John Hench ~


I learned so much about playing and touring being on the road and in the studio with Jeff, but I'd always played a lot of gigs in Seattle even prior to joining the Fusion.
~By Kenny G ~


And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure.
~By Heston Blumenthal ~


Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied.
~By Arnold H. Glasgow ~


But the West is trying to weaken Islam from outside and inside. They attack our people and invade our countries from outside, and they weaken us from within with ideas like secularism, liberalism and democracy. This is all designed to contaminate our pure Islam.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management.
~By Bill Terry ~


As I see with Lori's testimony, you say what good could come out of all these abortions and all what she's been through? But she has been a part of a new Bible for women, a mentoring Bible.
~By Jim Bakker ~


There never yet has been a great system sustained by force under which all the best faculties of men have not slowly withered.
~By Auberon Herbert ~


I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.
~By Barney Frank ~


I was told in high school that the last game during your senior year stays with you forever, which is true.
~By Jim Otto ~


Most of the time it's the role. Sometimes it's the story and sometimes it just the paycheck. It's the little movies that come out as stories or the fact that I have work to go out, you know what I'm saying, you can only be out so long without work, you start getting antsy.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


It's finding those nonsensical pieces of conversation that we all do all the time. We do all the time. When we're talking on the telephone, there are arguments with people who agree when they both think that they disagree.
~By Barry Levinson ~


I had this extraordinarily bizarre moment when, two Fridays ago, my missus gave birth to our second child at 11am and by the same time the following day I was sitting around a table with Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio in Rabat in Morocco, rehearsing a scene we were going to shoot the next day.
~By Mark Strong ~


In my freshman year in high school, I went to the only public high school in Boston with a theatre program.
~By Donnie Wahlberg ~


To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
~By Henri Cartier-Bresson ~


No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


I have a feeling we are going to be world champions, I can't really explain why. Brazil are probably the best team in the world in terms of individual players. But the team with the most gifted players do not always win.
~By Oliver Kahn ~


And they just saw me on that and - from the time I was 11 until I was 12, I guess. And then when I had just turned 13, they asked me if I wanted to tour with Johnny Cash back East.
~By Barbara Mandrell ~


New York is a theme park for people with IQs over 108.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I continue to believe that the American people have a love-hate relationship with inflation. They hate inflation but love everything that causes it.
~By William E. Simon ~


God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
~By Saint Augustine ~


Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


I just like playing with the band and doing what I do.
~By John Oates ~


Truth will flourish in fantasy, only to wither and die in what you are pleased to call reality.
~By Bernard Schubert ~


For the stage displays the first vigorous expression, as the natural thing and without conspicuous restraint, of private individuality.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


Along with that ongoing process Sinn Fein took a decision to establish a peace commission which had the responsibility to travel around the country to receive submissions from the general public, also our opponents.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me, and above all I entrust myself to your prayers.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


Guns are neat little things, aren't they? They can kill extraordinary people with very little effort.
~By John W. Hinckley, Jr. ~


I'm 18 in this album. I'm not losing fans, and I'm not disrepecting women, but you reach the maturity of taking it to the next level with a girl. It was only necessary for me to have at least one song like that.
~By Chris Brown ~


Well, I got pretty good and went on the road with a group. We starved. At that time I didn't realize that you'd work one gig in Kansas City, the next in Florida and the next gig will be in Louisville. You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man.
~By Wes Montgomery ~


The real problem is what to do with the problem-solvers after the problems are solved.
~By Gay Talese ~


Recipe writers hate to write about heat. They despise it. Because there aren't proper words for communicating what should be done with it.
~By Alton Brown ~


To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.
~By Samuel Butler ~


You have to find a balance with food in your life - you can't take out food. It can be absolutely terrifying.
~By Carre Otis ~


One out of six women are toxic with mercury. Mercury comes out of coal plants and chlorine plants. I am toxic, I deal with symptoms, children are born with, you know, autism - there is an epidemic in this country. This is like, the air that we breath.
~By Daphne Zuniga ~


Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
~By William Penn ~


We carry our homes within us which enables us to fly.
~By John Cage ~


With an annual investment of $66 billion by 2007, we can save 8 million lives each year.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
~By William H. Macy ~


If China wants to be a constructive, active player in the world economy, it's got to respect intellectual property rights or it makes it pretty impossible to do business with them.
~By Dan Glickman ~


I've been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this one, I've had the privilege of working with the cinema's greatest masters.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply.
~By Danielle Steel ~


I worked with some wonderful people, tried my best and I feel comfortable.
~By Janet Reno ~


America: It's like Britain, only with buttons.
~By Ringo Starr ~


My scratching I don't really think communicates to intelligent life forms. Anyone with more than one brain cell would think Kid Koala music is completely retarded.
~By Eric San ~


Oh, there's going to be debate because you're dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue.
~By Pam Grier ~


Be honest with yourself and the way you act when you hear music. That way, when people watch, they'll see something from your heart and soul, and as a result will communicate your feeling and thought much better.
~By Billy Sheehan ~


I was blessed with a birth and a death, and I guess I just want some say in between.
~By Ani DiFranco ~


I went in with Jack and Leslie, into this room that was lined with brick, and there on the side I can remember very clearly was this small model with plates for the bases - the original model with everything screwed together.
~By Sydney Brenner ~


The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.
~By Alfred Adler ~


Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


I've written what and when I want to. It's been about expressing myself. But with the degree, I had to learn to do everything in a very specific, disciplined way. I am very disciplined, but this demanded a totally different kind of discipline. A real challenge.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


I seriously doubt I would ever have written the first story had I not been a lawyer. I never dreamed of being a writer. I wrote only after witnessing a trial.
~By John Grisham ~


I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.
~By Babe Ruth ~


Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.
~By George Washington Carver ~


Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


No man speaketh, or should speak, of his prince, that which he hath not weighed whether it will consist with that veneration which should be preserved inviolate to him.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


Fashion offers no greater challenge than finding what works for night without looking like you are wearing a costume.
~By Vera Wang ~


If it awakens in us as a whole how important that is - the theme of how conquest and ambition are meaningless without contribution - I think then as a society we're in better shape. I hope people are inspired to be the best.
~By Rob Morrow ~


I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late start without me.
~By Tallulah Bankhead ~


The best way to persuade people is with your ears - by listening to them.
~By Dean Rusk ~


Hamas is responsible for countless homicide bombings that have killed hundreds of Israeli citizens. They have waged a terror war with the sole intent of murdering innocent people.
~By Vito Fossella ~


The forgotten world is made up primarily of the developing nations, where most of the people, comprising more than fifty percent of the total world population, live in poverty, with hunger as a constant companion and fear of famine a continual menace.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


I am not interested in women just because they're women. I am interested, however, in seeing that they are no longer classed with children and minors.
~By Crystal Eastman ~


I've just been very, very lucky with the film having been introduced in the right way.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


I set forth a humble and inglorious life; that does not matter. You can tie up all moral philosophy with a common and private life just as well as with a life of richer stuff. Each man bears the entire form of man's estate.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Obviously there are times with acting when exactly what is required is just going through the motions, and when doing nothing is the best thing. But at other times, you have to make that leap beyond the immediate environment of people putting up lights on the set.
~By Christian Bale ~


Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


But clearly an economy that's growing and expanding like this one - and it certainly is doing that with high GDP output, employment numbers strong, capacity utilization strong - that's an environment in which the Fed needs to continually be alert to early signs of inflation.
~By John W. Snow ~


I dream of instruments obedient to my thought and which with their contribution of a whole new world of unsuspected sounds, will lend themselves to the exigencies of my inner rhythm.
~By Edgard Varese ~


Restless, and in desperate need of adventure, I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west with a couple of guys I smoked pot with, scandalizing my family.
~By Mink Stole ~


In short, both experience and economic theory imply that the US could now t to a more competitive dollar without experiencing either increased inflation or decreased economic growth.
~By Martin Feldstein ~


What you compose with is neither here nor there, you compose with words, or you compose with stone plants and trees, or you compose with events; the Sheriff's officer, or whatever.
~By Ian Hamilton Finlay ~


I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction.
~By Anthony Kiedis ~


Well, one thing that has happened is they have had a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress. Now, we were not happy with everything that happened with the parliamentary elections, and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt.
~By Roger Wicker ~


I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal.
~By John Burns ~


The big producer is going to figure out how to deal with whatever the rules are, but the little guy who is running a few hundred units or maybe feeding 1,500 cattle a year, how will they ever comply with these requirements?
~By Mike Johanns ~


With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
~By Henri Matisse ~


I might not agree with myself in a year.
~By Aisha Tyler ~


I want to take roles that challenge me and I want to like the script and obviously feel connected with the director because the director to me is so important.
~By Amy Smart ~


If people could understand how much pleasure they could have by themselves, I think everyone would be a lot saner. I think that people really need a dose of quality time with one's self.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


I've lived for 10 years in Switzerland, so I speak German.
~By Martina Hingis ~


With a mini series you can give the story a proper sense of pacing, a proper sense of closure.
~By Garth Ennis ~


The Canadians have managed to live peacefully with their Indians. It is disgrace that the United States has not done the same.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms.
~By Franz Kafka ~


You cannot govern, you cannot administrate, with an ignoramus.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


It's like an act of murder; you play with intent to commit something.
~By Duke Ellington ~


When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that.
~By James Dean ~

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