Wit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Wit

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It comes down to the way you treat people. When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time, you can work through anything.
~By John Bacon ~


The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


It's been very hard for the guitar as a serious synthesizer to compete with keyboards.
~By Andy Summers ~


I believe Ronald Reagan can make this country what it once was... a large Arctic region covered with ice.
~By Robin Williams ~


No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience.
~By Sanjay Dutt ~


I can't stand being around anal people, especially anal people with big egos.
~By Laura Prepon ~


Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The best way to listen to the album is to put it on, get some Moet, lay back with your boys, and kick it.
~By Ice T ~


I think the shape of our bodies has as much to do with the shape of our parents as it does with training.
~By Deborah Bull ~


I don't have a problem with my body. I'm not just going to strip off all my clothing, but if the part calls for it and I don't think there's any way round, I'm absolutely fine.
~By Keira Knightley ~


To write for PC reasons, because you think you ought to be dealing with this subject, is never going to yield anything that is really going to matter to anyone else. It has to matter to you.
~By Rita Dove ~


A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


When someone is HIV-positive and his partner says, I want to have sexual relations with you, he doesn't have to do that. But when he does, he has to use a condom.
~By Godfried Danneels ~


In the first period religious life appears as a form of discipline which the individual or a whole people must accept as an unconditional command without any rational understanding of the ultimate meaning and purpose of that command.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


To work with a director that has emotional commitment and passion toward the characters, and the piece, and the experiences, it only enriches your work.
~By Jessica Lange ~


I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating, we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day, waiting for a train that isn't coming.
~By Corrine Brown ~


The first big break was winning a scholarship to go to Cambridge University. I was very lucky, because my parents couldn't have afforded a university education for me. Without a scholarship I couldn't possibly have gone.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.
~By Judith Martin ~


Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions.
~By Orson Welles ~


I amused myself playing with the journalists.
~By Brigitte Boisselier ~


It made me hungry. I feel like I'm in a program that really helped me individually as a player. I feel like I'm with a group of guys that are like my best friends.
~By Yannick Noah ~


Then I think the sense of it being one community breaks down; but if you know instantly and respond within twenty-four hours, it's a very different sort of situation.
~By Peter Singer ~


Hatred observes with more care than love does.
~By Mason Cooley ~


So, I simply switched over to wine because it was not carbonated.
~By Peter Steele ~


As we're bombarded with the imagery that we are and now, post 9-11, it's hard not to get hardened by the world and the amount of violence that's allowed to be shown to kids these days.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


My parents went crazy when they found out that I had gotten the part in Conversations With My Father! I'd never given acting a thought. They were proud of me and very encouraging.
~By David Krumholtz ~


The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience.
~By Milton Friedman ~


Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


The channel is known only to the natives; so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck.
~By Thomas More ~


I didn't even remember it because it kind of came up, and then a week later it said I broke up with him.
~By Rosario Dawson ~


Teddy Wilson, I think, said a little while ago that it's much easier to come in and play whatever comes into your mind, without obeying any of the laws of bass line and harmony and so on.
~By George Shearing ~


The most memorable moment was playing drums with Bob Dylan.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


The decision as to why a show makes it has to do with politics and money.
~By Ted Shackelford ~


All enchantments die; only cowards die with them.
~By Charles Morgan ~


To hell with them. When history is written they will be the sons of bitches - not I.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.
~By A. E. Housman ~


Actually I was writing with people that didn't get records.
~By Cynthia Weil ~


Drugs shouldn't be used for recreation although they can be, but ultimately the point of psychedelics is to put you in touch with the powers of the universe.
~By Ray Manzarek ~


People think I'm strong, but actually I wanted to crawl away. I thought, I'm going to live in the country with my horse and I'll get a nine-to-five; I don't need this.
~By Stella McCartney ~


I could care less about what people think. I'm a Devil Without A Cause.
~By Kid Rock ~


Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work.
~By William Feather ~


The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin, and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity.
~By Lou Henry Hoover ~


It makes me so desperately sad to witness just how unforgivably wretched our world has become.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


There would have to be something wrong with someone who could throw out a child's first Valentine card saying, I love you, Mommy.
~By Ginger Hutton ~


Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.
~By Van Wyck Brooks ~


I spend days with writers' block. It is a problem.
~By Mackenzie Crook ~


You want to fall in love with a shoe, go ahead. A shoe can't love you back, but, on the other hand, a shoe can't hurt you too deeply either. And there are so many nice-looking shoes.
~By Allan Sherman ~


What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
~By Saint Augustine ~


With Fever, the film was so made for the screen, and there's so much surround sound that was done for the film - enormous detail paid to that. I wasn't thinking video, because I didn't know how it was going to turn out.
~By Alex Winter ~


The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.
~By W. C. Fields ~


I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced.
~By Kristen Bell ~


In general President Obama's policies have been very, very skewed and very, very extreme. Like on healthcare for example, I don't think that trying to ram healthcare through was a smart idea politically, because he wasted a lot of capital and now he doesn't have any of that same capital with even his own party that he used to have.
~By Jonathan Krohn ~


I spend a great deal of time with the President. We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship. I'm not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings.
~By Dan Quayle ~


Skype is easy enough to use so that people don't need to be tech savvy - a lot of users just want to communicate with their friends and family, and they find this is the easiest, cheapest way.
~By Niklas Zennstrom ~


I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I've tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


Depending on what I'm working on, I come to the writing desk with entirely different mindsets. When I change form one to the other, it's as if another writer is on the scene.
~By Evan Hunter ~


The act of writing is a kind of catharsis, a liberation, but I never really concerned myself with that. I write because it interests me.
~By Nathalie Sarraute ~


Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke - Go and have a look in my bedroom, It's covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence.
~By Ringo Starr ~


If you want something that's going to provide you with a lot of challenges and a variety of different things to do, then you really can't beat a place like the Air Force. I don't mean this to sound like a recruiting pitch. But it's been a lot of fun.
~By Michael P. Anderson ~


Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


I worked with everybody, the best, and they actually paid me money to stand next to the people I idolized.
~By Bobby Sherman ~


The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


The United States stands with our friends in Britain as they recover from today's shock of terrorism. These barbaric acts strengthen our resolve and remind us all of the danger of complacency during our continued war on terror.
~By Mark Foley ~


Marriage is sacred and protected and has nothing to do with violating our civil rights.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed with lots of natural resources but lacks human resources.
~By Philip Emeagwali ~


My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world. She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food. Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!
~By Edie Brickell ~


After moving to England I did some recording and eventually formed an English band, this was together for quite a few years with only a keyboard replacement. The band had no name, just my name.
~By Suzi Quatro ~


I enjoyed working with Peter, I was very pleased when I heard he was going to be the Doctor.
~By Sarah Sutton ~


There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life's highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


Control of a company does not carry with it the ability to control the price of its stock.
~By Paul Getty ~


One of the basic causes for all the trouble in the world today is that people talk too much and think too little. They act impulsively without thinking.
~By Margaret Chase Smith ~


The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival.
~By Albert Claude ~


Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


I fell in love with Scotland and made good friends here, so I stayed after graduating with Honours in Chemistry.
~By Steve Blake ~


So I just got on the phone and the engineer just patched me in and I did reports. I'd get a community leader and bring him to the phone, call up the station and do an interview over the phone with the guy.
~By Ed Bradley ~


No, she is right up there with the best I've worked with. I was very impressed with her, I really was.
~By Albert Finney ~


We obviously want to produce things that people want. We are going to continue to do that in an environmentally responsible way, while still being aware of the physical, scientific, and practical issues that we have to deal with.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with. Love shouldn't be one of them. Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time.
~By Jill Robinson ~


But when, in the first setting out, he takes it for granted without proof, that distinctions found in the structure of all languages, have no foundation in nature; this surely is too fastidious a way of treating the common sense of mankind.
~By Thomas Reid ~


I remember the first reading of the script we had and everybody was sitting around the table. I was very impressed with the level of acting that was in the room, particularly with Jennifer who has so much responsibility.
~By Victor Garber ~


Every renaissance comes to the world with a cry, the cry of the human spirit to be free.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.
~By Larry David ~


An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
~By Augustine Birrell ~


Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
~By Sophocles ~


Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with emperors, kings and ministers, but also with the secret societies which have everywhere their unscrupulous agents, and can at the last moment upset all the governments' plans.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Every artist seems to me to have the job of bearing witness to the world we live in. To some extent I think of all of us as artists, because we have voices and we are each of us unique.
~By Jane Rule ~


I really love sort of classical cinema where people were telling stories with very little dialogue, and people were using the camera in a really interesting way.
~By Alex Winter ~


I would love to learn to play something so I don't have to rely on someone to collaborate with.
~By Gwen Stefani ~


David Lynch was very good, very patient with us, and the reaction in the United States seems pretty good.
~By Richard Farnsworth ~


Charm them with your presence as soon as they look at you.
~By Anna Held ~


We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation. The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable. It's just heartbreaking.
~By Kathleen Blanco ~


Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable that a brick without a flaw.
~By William J. H. Boetcker ~


You do live longer with bran, but you spend the last fifteen years on the toilet.
~By Alan King ~

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February 3 ,2023
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