Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 524
Python Swallowing

I was what they call 'skinny fat' - a body that resembled a python after swallowing a goat.

- A. J. Jacobs

Glasses Dirty

Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.

- Aaron Hill

Doctor Finish Last

Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.

- Abe Lemons

Rest Very

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.

- Abigail Adams

Virtues Necessities

Great necessities call out great virtues.

- Abigail Adams


What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.

- Abraham Maslow

Advice Chris

Any time Chris Nolan wants to call me for advice, he can.

- Adam McKay

Actor Like

I feel like I'm a good actor, but I wouldn't call myself a gifted actor.

- Adam Pascal

Doctor How

I want to be a child doctor. A pediatry... how do you call it, pediatrician? Do I like kids? No, not really.

- Adriana Lima

Never Prepared

You're never quite prepared for the inundation of stardom, or whatever you want to call it.

- Al Jourgensen

Size Used

I used to look at a pint of Haagen-Dazs and call it a serving size.

- Al Roker

Fact Very

Our milk chocolate is very chocolaty. In fact, we don't call it milk chocolate - we call it milky chocolate.

- Alain Ducasse

Sophisticated I Write

I write what I call 'novels of consolation' for people who are bright and sophisticated.

- Alan Furst

Tongue Would

My primary tongue, I would call North-West Mercian.

- Alan Garner


I call Pluto the harbinger.

- Alan Stern

Offense Would

If it is a first offense, you ground them and have a talk. The second offense would call for counseling.

- Alan Thicke

Discover Truths

We call first truths those we discover after all the others.

- Albert Camus

Reason Democrat

There is no reason why I should call myself a democrat.

- Aleksandr Lebed

New Must

Then you must look for a new body. That's what we call reincarnation.

- Alex Chiu

Love Lot

I wouldn't call being a chef gratifying in a lot of ways. It's an act of love.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Love Want

If my fans want to call me a love God, then so be it!

- Alexander O'Neal

Rock Face

I don't call him 'The Rock' to his face.

- Alexandra Daddario

Themselves Sentences

Dull words are what make many bright sentences shine. They do not call attention to themselves.

- Alexandra Petri

Original Conventional

It is conventional to call 'monster' any blending of dissonant elements. I call 'monster' every original inexhaustible beauty.

- Alfred Jarry

Republicans Most

Most Republicans call the show 'The Left Wing.'

- Allison Janney

Determined Some

Some people have called me pushy. Well, I call it determined.

- Allyson Schwartz

Morning Regions

When I get the morning report on security, I call those battalions in the regions where there are problems.

- Alvaro Uribe

Submit Subjection

We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.

- Ambrose Bierce

Spring Nature

Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.

- Ambrose Bierce

Quoted Noted

Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.

- Ambrose Bierce

Had Literary

I had a little portable typewriter. I call it my Harlem Literary Fellowship.

- Amiri Baraka

Myself Lot

I put a lot of pressure on myself, but I also have what I call an X-factor.

- Amy Weber

Force Human Beings

The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell.

- Andre Malraux


I wouldn't call myself a brawler.

- Andre Ward

Price Outside

The price of self-empowerment is what I call it. Somebody who thinks outside the box.

- Andrew McCarthy

Unfortunate Unwise

Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view, you'll find many of them are unwise.

- Andrew Young

Some Folklore

I developed some unique software to public it on the web that I call the Folklore Project.

- Andy Hertzfeld

Proud About

You must never call it the Shetlands. Islanders are proud and can be prickly about the name: it's either Shetland or the Shetland Islands.

- Ann Cleeves

Away Twice

I call my parents twice a day when I'm away.

- Ann Jillian

Pundits Figures

I call the language of political figures, pundits and administrators 'the haute couture of language.'

- Anna Deavere Smith

Some Goes

If some longing goes unmet, don't be astonished. We call that Life.

- Anna Freud

Luck Always

People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have.

- Anne Tyler

Manifestation Itself

What is the constitution of the universe? The universe is the manifestation of the divine thought; the thought of God embodies itself in the thought-forms that we call worlds.

- Annie Besant

Grease Philosopher

Don't call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease.

- Anthony Daniels

Run Disease

I run a modest-sized laboratory that's looking specifically at what we call 'the pathogenic mechanisms of HIV disease, or AIDS.'

- Anthony Fauci

Think Composers

Pianists call me a composer, composers call me a pianist. The classicists think me a futurist, and the futurists call me a reactionary.

- Anton Rubinstein

Russians German

Russians call me German, Germans call me Russian, Jews call me a Christian, Christians a Jew.

- Anton Rubinstein

Game Like

I like to call it a 'sacred fire' when you have it inside you: the will to win every game.

- Antonio Conte

TV Shows Films

We need to stop objectifying our women in what we call our second religion... Our films. And our TV shows.

- Anurag Kashyap

Like Comfortable

My style is a bit of what I like to call chic-casual. It is easy and comfortable.

- Anushka Sharma

Important Audience

Yes, the audience is so important to Negro music, especially the element of call and response.

- Archie Shepp

Want Only

There's only one God. Call him whatever you want.

- Arlo Guthrie

Me Democratic Party

Call me, and I'd do anything for the Democratic Party.

- Art Alexakis

Nature How

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.

- Arthur C. Clarke

Italian Rather

It's foolish to call Chanakya an Indian Machiavelli. Rather, Machiavelli was possibly an Italian Chanakya.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Strength World

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.

- Charles Dickens

Never Profession

Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.

- Charles Lyell

Director Even

I don't even know if I can call myself a director.

- Charles S. Dutton

Song About

I can write a song about my hero Che Guevara and call it 'Song for Che.'

- Charlie Haden

People Got

I got 'Smooth' when I was growing up. I got 'Bigshot' playing in Detroit. People who know me from Denver call me 'Smooth.'

- Chauncey Billups

Doing Actually

I call myself a teacher because they want me to call myself a teacher, but actually, what I'm doing is I'm studying.

- Chick Corea

Modern Warfare

I beat Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 in one day.

- Chloe Grace Moretz

Development Wanted

I knew I wanted to do something at the nexus of what I call global development and technology.

- Chris Hughes

Society Stop

We know that once we stop learning and call ourselves learned, we become useless members of the scientific society.

- Christian de Duve

Phone Going

It is so exciting to get a phone call saying you're going to be working on a Disney film.

- Christina Hendricks

Phone WhatsApp

As long as I can make a phone call and do a WhatsApp, I'm fine.

- Christine McVie

Change Take

Change is tough, people don't like it, but it is necessary. Take two aspirins and call me in the morning.

- Christopher Bond

Family Number

Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the number of the families who call upon God.

- Christopher Love

Nothing Succession

There is nothing glorious about what our ancestors call history. It is simply a succession of mistakes, intolerances and violations.

- Claude Vorilhon

Director Sole

My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.

- Cole Porter

Never Discernment

Discernment is God's call to intercession, never to faultfinding.

- Corrie Ten Boom

Wish Gods

Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.

- Cyril Connolly

Name Will

Call Him by whatever name you will, and He will respond.

- Dada Vaswani

Groovy Guess

MTV didn't call. I guess I wasn't hip and groovy enough.

- Dan Fogelberg

Myself Chameleon

I call myself a chameleon.

- Dan O'Brien

Mother Total

My mother was the total influence. My father was what we call a nomadic person; he was a wanderer.

- Danny Aiello

Kind Although

I kind of call myself an atheist, I suppose - although quite a spiritual atheist, I hope.

- Danny Boyle

Pain Me

You can call me a pain. I'll accept that as a compliment.

- Darrell Issa

Sometimes Number

Sometimes you have to suck it up and call a number.

- Darrell Royal

Business Thanks

Thanks for the information about what we call business.

- Dashiell Hammett

Find Always

Doesn't matter what you say or do; people can always find a way to call you a dick.

- Dave Attell

Crazy Worst Thing

The worst thing to call somebody is crazy. It's dismissive.

- Dave Chappelle

Last Message

If my children call me during the day and leave a message, I return those calls first, not last.

- Dave Checketts

Love Still

I still love my former wife, I won't call her my ex-wife.

- Dave Pelzer

Needs Most

Most of the things we buy are wants. And we call them needs, but they're wants.

- Dave Ramsey

Will Evolve

I pay for what I call eccentricity and my will to evolve.

- Daveigh Chase

King Incorrect

It's simply incorrect to call Dr. King a Republican.

- David Garrow

Now Ninety-Nine

Ninety-nine percent of people now call me The Hoff - and it's out of respect.

- David Hasselhoff

Which Agitation

What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.

- David Hume

Four Hours

I don't call four hours a miniseries.

- David L. Wolper

Third Devices

Ambient Devices is what I call part of the Third Wave of Internet devices.

- David Rose

Other Despairing

What other people call dark and despairing, I call funny.

- David Sedaris

Original German

When I'm working with German audiences, I will call on my Rilke and Goethe in the original.

- David Whyte

Backup No Pressure

Being the backup, as they call me, I have no pressure at all.

- DeAngelo Williams

Mother Leia

People used to call her Debbie Reynolds' daughter. Now they call me Princess Leia's mother!

- Debbie Reynolds

Red Always

I always fancied someone might call me 'Red,' like Katherine Hepburn.

- Deborah Ann Woll

Want Either

Either you can do what others want, or you can do what you want to do. That's an easy call.

- Jim Harrison

Me Journalist

Don't call me a journalist; I hate the word. It's pretentious!

- Jimmy Breslin

Pretending Learned

I've learned that you can call it a band, but unless everyone is contributing, it's not, really. It's pretending that it's a band.

- Jimmy Chamberlin

Country Over

I travel all over the country, all over the world, and I'm happy to call Texas home.

- Jimmy Walker