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 : 2702
Career Feeling

Having so many close calls in my career, it was such an awesome feeling to get that first world title.

- Joel Parkinson

Love Over

I'd love to adopt, but having a daughter, Daisy, who's in the middle of her teens, I'm now thinking: Is this a time to start all over again or is this a time to realise those child-rearing years are over?

- Joely Richardson

Audience Pretty

Performing in front of a live audience can be pretty intimidating, so having a full head of hair was important to me.

- Joey Fatone

Thought Parent

I've often thought having a politician for a parent must be like having a constantly embarrassing uncle.

- Johann Lamont

Think I Think

I think once I started writing my own music and having my own bands, that's when I got more of a focus on what I wanted to do, personally.

- John Abercrombie

Been Baghdad

But all that having been said, you can't, in a city of a million people like Karbala, or 5 million like Baghdad, you can't be in all places at all times.

- John Abizaid

Art Realised

When I went to art school, I was just having fun. I realised that was the last chance I had, and then I would have to get a job.

- John Baldessari

Book Like

With the crime novels, it's delightful to have protagonists I can revisit in book after book. It's like having a fictitious family.

- John Banville

Mistake Star

I'm having so much fun, because you know what? They cast a Star Wars fan in a Star Wars movie. Biiiiiig mistake!

- John Boyega

Remember Computer

The value of having a computer, to me, is that it'll remember everything you do. It's a databank.

- John Cale

Love Parent

I love having different cultures around, but when the parent culture kind of dissipates, you're left thinking, 'Well, what's going on?'

- John Cleese

Through Break

You know the way trees break through the canopy in the rainforest and they go from having this tiny column of light to having all this light - the Internet is kind of like that.

- John Collison

Pretty Before

I know dock leaves pretty well, but I should not attempt to introduce them into a picture without having them before me.

- John Constable

Think Everybody

I like to think of myself as the host at a party, and, if everybody is having a good time, so much the better.

- John Curran

Think Hours

I used to assume no one would care, but I do think now I've written songs that are useful to people having dark hours.

- John Darnielle

Enjoy Notes

That's what I used to enjoy so much: Bringing a record home, having it arrive in the mailbox. Having the whole experience of hearing it as you're holding it and looking at it and reading the liner notes, if they're anything.

- John Darnielle

Living Still

Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books.

- John Dingell

Over Had

The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties.

- John Foxe

Boss Assistant

I'm avoiding having an assistant because then I would become the horrible boss. I can't justify having an assistant as a 25-year-old; I just can't do it!

- John Francis Daley

Always Been

I've always been fascinated with Ireland, especially Northern Ireland, having lived in London in the '80s when there was an Irish republican bombing campaign there.

- John Gordon Sinclair

Through Quick

When quick results are imperative, the manipulation of the masses through symbols may be the only quick way of having a critical thing done.

- John Grierson

Think I Think

I think I'm seen as trustworthy. I'm seen as having determination and persistence, and I'm seen as having a capacity to reach achievable answers to difficult issues.

- John Howard

Some Midnight

Having decisions made not in midnight deals but in the light of objective evidence and after consulting those who will be affected should itself provide some reassurance that the EU is trying to reform itself.

- John Hutton

Law Bench

It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers, Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees to the President with him having the authority to put them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate.

- John Jay Hooker

Market Ever

There is much more good gained from having a fully functioning financial market than there ever is not having that.

- John Key

Being Funny Being

Being funny is one of my greatest strengths. I can make girls smile when they're down, and when they're having a good time, I can carry on the joke.

- John Krasinski

About Categorizing

Luckily, I have two of the coolest parents around. They're so open about having any and all experiences, so they never hindered us in any way by categorizing or judging anything.

- John Krasinski

Worry Fishing

I worry about kids today not having time to build a tree house or ride a bike or go fishing. I worry that life is getting faster and faster.

- John Lasseter

Important Satisfied

People want to be creatively satisfied, and having fun is such an important part of that.

- John Lasseter

Book Like

Completing a book, it's a little like having a baby.

- John le Carre

Seeing Turned

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.

- John le Carre

Birthday Always

Having a birthday cake squashed into your face by young kids? Delicious. I always don a Santa suit at Christmas. Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence.

- John Lydon

Study Receive

The study also included the disturbing revelation that most of the troops who reported having mental health problems also reported that they did not seek or did not receive care for their problems.

- John M. McHugh

Change Pleasure

Food is intensely pleasurable, and people are afraid that if they change the way they eat, they'll stop having pleasure.

- John Mackey

Think I Think

I think the Democratic Party realizes, having lost two presidential elections, we need to do a better job of creating a farm team.

- John Mahoney

Love Always

The good part of having six kids is, there's always one who wants to hug you and say, 'Daddy, I love you.'

- John McEnroe

Big Set

In the end, being the writer on set is a bit like having organised a big party, but you're not allowed to eat or drink anything. You just have to stand in the corner.

- John Niven

Handsome Hollywood

I was a theater man, so I was never in the situation of being a handsome Hollywood leading man, and then having to age.

- John Noble

Human Being Had

Having a human conversation is not something I've had any training in either as a comedian or as, you know, a human being.

- John Oliver

Love Unconditional

But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.

- John Perry Barlow

Sweat Like

When you do a job like this you have to like having cold sweat on your back.

- John Pomfret

Doing Concrete

In human rights and peacemaking, it's really about having a solid concrete goal - the reduction of human suffering somewhere in the world - and then doing what is required to get that goal achieved.

- John Prendergast

Places Crises

There is a long and successful tradition of popular movements in the U.S. and elsewhere having an impact on crises in forgotten places.

- John Prendergast

Took Became

The only break I ever took was to eat. That's all I did. Work, and then quickly eat something. It became my main pleasure, having access to my comfort food.

- John Prescott

Love Reason

While having friends shouldn't be the main reason why you love your job, it definitely makes the work day run a lot more smoothly when you have a workplace buddy.

- John Rampton

Empathy Emotions

Having emotional intelligence allows you to manage your emotions, show empathy, and prevent you from getting distracted. It also helps you solve problems and be a more likable person.

- John Rampton

Date Young Women

Young men do not want to have to take a consent form and a lawyer on a date, just as young women have every right to go on a date and to say 'No', having it respected.

- John Redwood

Like Set

There's nothing like the discipline of having to work on a cold film set on the Danubian plain in Bulgaria. Boy, does it get cold.

- John Rhys-Davies

Young Sure

It is a great thing about having young children, is that they don't really care whether you're the chief justice or whatever, and they do make sure that you have a good perspective on life and what's important.

- John Roberts

Jazz Set

The jazz clubs wind up having only rich tourists - the kids can't come. If they do, then they spend their entire monthly allotments on a 45-minute set.

- John Scofield

Places Learned

I learned early in life that you get places by having the right enemies.

- John Shelby Spong

Over November

The voters are going to decide in November who is going to fix their personal family dismay over not having jobs in America. They are going to pick Mitt Romney.

- John Sununu

Pain Grateful

Suffering is a kind of ecstasy in a way. Having pain all the time makes me terribly, terribly grateful for every moment I've got.

- John Tavener

Behind Other

There is no better feeling in the universe, other than being married and having a family, than standing on stage behind a piano and having 5,000 people waving at you. You cannot bottle that.

- John Tesh

Lightning Always

Having kids is something you can't always do. Kids are like lightning. You grab that lightning when you can get it.

- John Travolta

Myself Need

I wasn't interested in having to live with a camera - I have a hard enough time getting along with myself. I don't need cameras around and all that action.

- John Trudell

Art Been

A house, having been willfully purchased and furnished, tells us more than a body, and its description is a foremost resource of the art of fiction.

- John Updike

Night Beginning

Make your having dinner out become The Event of the Night, instead of just the beginning.

- John Walters

Other Pretty

All this time I lived with my parents, and wrought on the plantation; and having had schooling pretty well for a planter, I used to improve myself in winter evenings, and other leisure times.

- John Woolman

My Life Alive

The times in my life I've felt the most alive is when I'm having a connection with people. We need to hack cities in a way to bring back that community culture.

- John Zimmer

Your Telling

Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.

- Johnny Carson

Worry Damn

Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.

- Johnny Cash

Team Being

We're just being ourselves and having fun playing baseball. The biggest thing is when people look at our team, they can see that we're having a lot of fun.

- Johnny Damon

Grow Going

You can grow up without having to conform, stop going to shows, stop having a record collection, start being politically iffy.

- Johnny Marr

Regrets Like

If I didn't like someone, I wouldn't want him calling me up when I was dying. I wouldn't want them having regrets that they didn't talk to me.

- Johnny Ramone

Sure Movie

I want to make sure everyone's having a good time because when I ask you to come to my movie, I'm throwing a party for you. I want you to enjoy it.

- Jon Favreau

Will Own

Taking responsibility and having faith in your own judgment will help you make good choices and decisions at the end of your pet's life.

- Jon Katz

Images Providing

Equally important to having the right content is providing the proper tools for the users so they can quickly find the images and videos they need.

- Jon Oringer

Love Think

I love having those lyrics that at first make you think it's about one thing, but it's really about something so much more.

- Jon Pardi

Two Unbelievable

Having two back-to-back No. 1's is unbelievable.

- Jon Pardi

Want Which

A lot of writers, probably because they're sensitive, which makes them want to be writers, have fears about their masculinity, so they overcompensate by having an interest in boxing and tough-guy things.

- Jonathan Ames

Like Show

Having a show get canceled is like, 'Oh, you have caviar between your teeth,' you know what I mean? Because you had a show in the first place.

- Jonathan Ames

Doing Someone

For me, doing an interview with someone is like having therapy.

- Jonathan Anderson

Never However

Writers never feel comfortable having labels attached to them, however accurate they are.

- Jonathan Coe

Going Movie

At certain points, I was afraid there was something - a missing chink of skill - that was going to prevent me from having a movie that was financially successful. That frightened me.

- Jonathan Demme

Go Recorded

I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it.

- Joni Mitchell

Read Bad Time

In terms of fiction, I'd rather go out and have a good time than read a book about someone having a good or bad time.

- Joni Mitchell

String Images

I suppose subconsciously I was thinking in terms of having the scale of it matching the scale of the images. Hence the sort of string quartet, jazz band and electronic stuff.

- Jonny Greenwood

Great Think

Not having a great relationship with my brother Aaron, or what people think that relationship should be, didn't define me.

- Jordan Rodgers

Vibe Putting

You've gotta wonder what kind of vibe you're putting out there if you're having really creepy people come talk to you.

- Jorja Fox

Shame Puts

Justin Timberlake puts you to shame, having that much talent.

- Jorma Taccone

Believe Chef

I believe no chef becomes what he becomes without having many people influence him.

- Jose Andres

Counting Cultural

The economic, social and cultural progress of a nation depends on citizens counting for more and having more rights.

- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Sometimes Call

What people call serendipity sometimes is just having your eyes open.

- Jose Manuel Barroso

Waste Squandering

I don't want to be an apologist for poverty, but I can't stand waste, useless spending, wasted energy and having to live squandering stuff.

- Jose Mujica

Gender Been

One of the hardest questions I have been asked is 'How will you manage the army if you are having menstrual cramps?' I have also been asked if I will have the courage to face criminals. My answer is that courage is not a matter of gender.

- Josefina Vazquez Mota

Study Sincerely

Don't be discouraged if the answer to your prayer does not come immediately. Study, ponder, and pray, sincerely having faith, and live the commandments.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Me Get

But, having said that, believe me, as you get older, the parts dry up. They get less and less.

- Joseph Bologna

Atheism Restore

No man has ceased to believe in God before having decided that he should not exist; no book would produce atheism, and no book can restore faith.

- Joseph de Maistre

New More

God doesn't want us to have rigid rituals with Him. In the new covenant, He is more interested in having a relationship with us.

- Joseph Prince

Business Less Time

When you get married and have children, and you start having hits and success and your business starts growing, there's less and less time for songwriting.

- Josh Turner

Love Certainly

I'm having a blast being the music director at the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. It certainly is challenging for me, but I love challenges.

- Joshua Bell

Over How

Over the years, I've seen how being a soloist and having a family can really work.

- Joshua Bell

Memory Cultivated

Once upon a time, this idea of having a trained, disciplined, cultivated memory was not nearly so alien as it would seem to us to be today.

- Joshua Foer

Take Often

It would be a disappointment for me to take a job, as often happens, having to shoot out-of-town and not where I live.

- Joshua Malina

Very Same Time

It's very hard to do that many things at the same time - having to dance and sing and be on a horse with a sword. It does get quite confusing.

- Joshua Sasse

Compliments Spray

It was the nearest to a casualty on the Spray in her whole course, so far as I know. The young man having come on board with compliments made the mishap most embarrassing.

- Joshua Slocum

Will Scientific

And now, without having wearied my friends, I hope, with detailed scientific accounts, theories, or deductions, I will only say that I have endeavoured to tell just the story of the adventure itself.

- Joshua Slocum

Like Favorite Part

My absolute favorite part of Comic-Con is seeing, like, a 'Mass Effect' guy hanging out with a 'Sailor Moon,' and they're just having a great time.

- Joss Whedon

Myself Am

I am comfortable with myself, and this is how I am. I am not really interested in having an acrimonious fight with somebody.

- Joy Behar