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 : 345
Aim Using

I stopped using AIM years ago - I can't remember exactly when - and so its demise shouldn't mean much to me.

- Adam Lashinsky

New Been

The publishing industry stopped having new ideas out of respect for the untimely death of Ernest Hemingway in 1961 and has been doing everything the same way ever since.

- Adam Mansbach

Think I Think

I think I have stopped being nervous about the outcome of a film. The five consecutive flops in 1997 and the five consecutive hits in 1999 have mellowed me in many ways.

- Ajith Kumar

Control Think

I can't control what people think of me, and I stopped really caring a long time ago.

- Al Jourgensen

Big Over

One of the big breakthroughs I had as a writer was when I stopped agonising over every word.

- Alastair Reynolds

Small Discovering

The old fiction room at my high school was a small box of wonders, and no matter how long I spent investigating its seven and a half overstuffed shelves, I never stopped discovering treasures.

- Alaya Dawn Johnson

Concrete Reason

The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Development Frank

My musical development stopped when Frank Sinatra died.

- Alex Trebek

Think I Think

I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20 fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me in 6 rounds after I punched myself out.

- Alexis Arguello

Telling Other

If I would have listened to other people back in 2000 telling me I should have stopped playing basketball because of a kidney disease, I wouldn't have won a world championship.

- Alonzo Mourning

Dreamer Perfectly

My mother wanted to abort me, and that was basically a family secret. My grandfather stopped her and said that he had a dream and saw me perfectly. He was a prophetic dreamer, like Martin.

- Alveda King

Growing Up Growing

I was a ballerina for 10 years growing up, but I stopped.

- Amy Smart

Father Dad

I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.

- Anais Nin

Expecting Sometime

Somewhere, sometime I'd stopped expecting my father to father.

- Andre Dubus III

Been Pretty

Pretty much the day I stopped being laureate, the poems that had been few and far between came back to me, like birds in the evening nesting in a tree.

- Andrew Motion

How Ever

If I ever stopped being angry, I couldn't write anymore. How could I?

- Andrew Vachss

Been Talkative

The book is called 'Most Talkative,' because I was voted most talkative in high school. And I've never stopped talking. My mouth has been my greatest asset and my biggest Achilles' heel.

- Andy Cohen

Stupid Rock

It's sort of what jazz would be if it stopped being snobby and what rock would be if it stopped being stupid.

- Andy Partridge

Relationship Set

When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.

- Andy Warhol

Going Original

Just keep on going and keep believing in your own original vision, no matter what odds you have to overcome. And especially don't be stopped by your own fears.

- Angelina Maccarone

Still Other

I have this theory about us. When we started writing our own songs, we were 17 years old. When you're 17, you write songs for other 17-year-olds. We stopped growing musically when we were 17. We still write songs for 17-year-olds.

- Angus Young

Church Reasons

For reasons I can't remember, my family eventually stopped attending church, and I started questioning the Catholic Church's beliefs. I dabbled a little, but nothing stuck.

- Ann Hood

Love Using

I stopped using plastic cooking spoons years ago and love my bamboo spoons and spatulas by Bambuhome.

- Anna Getty

Still Last

Oh, if I had only known then what I know now, I would have stopped it last year when I was still young.

- Anna Lee

Happy Started

I vividly remember being 14. That was the age when I started to get happy: I started being a writer and stopped being a loser.

- Anthony Horowitz

Love Am

You know I love pot, and I love beer, but I am totally sober, just because it completely stopped working for me.

- Anthony Kiedis

Always Some

After I joined Google and stopped working on robots - I'd built some self-driving tractors on farms in the meantime - I was always tinkering and playing with robots at home and just as a hobby.

- Anthony Levandowski

Politics Prose

I stopped by Politics & Prose to sign a few copies of 'Constellation.' A couple days later, I learned that Barack Obama also stopped by and left with one of them.

- Anthony Marra

Seriously Actor

I'm linked with every actor I've worked with so far. I've stopped taking such rumours seriously.

- Anushka Shetty

Trained Iran

Terrorists are trained in Syria, and weapons come from Iran and Syria, and I believe that's something that should be stopped.

- Ariel Sharon

Time Long Time

I stopped courting Hollywood a long time ago.

- Armand Assante

Tongue Throat

I am a sentimental guy, and occasionally, that lump in my throat when I speak has stopped my tongue from working.

- Arnold Palmer

Charge Half

They, astounded at the flash of the armor, and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles, half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way.

- Arrian

Rather Whatsoever

As an actor, depending on who you are, you might be stopped on the street and might not get all the privacy you want, but I'd rather have that than no human connection whatsoever.

- Asa Butterfield

Year Angeles

In my second year in Los Angeles, when I was eighteen, I wasn't getting any bookings, so I stopped going out, stopped partying. It was a matter of getting to the work. I had to focus.

- Ashley Greene

Famous Fact

I don't ever want to be famous. I never want to live that life. I genuinely hate the fact that I would be stopped for a picture or an autograph all the time.

- Charlotte Dujardin

Emotions Stuffing

For me, the bulimia was about stuffing my emotions. So I stopped suppressing my feelings.

- Cheryl James

Teach Always

One of the things I teach my children is that I have always invested in myself, and I have never stopped learning, never stopped growing.

- Chesley Sullenberger

Scribbling Very

Hand any four-year-old a fist full of crayons, and it is a very, very few who don't get busy with them, drawing, coloring, scribbling. I have not stopped scribbling.

- Chris Raschka

Love Want

Until you love yourself, until you really believe that, you're stopped in your tracks. That's why it's so important to wear what you want to wear and be who you want to be.

- Chrissy Metz

Treatment Prime

The prime goal is to alleviate suffering, and not to prolong life. And if your treatment does not alleviate suffering, but only prolongs life, that treatment should be stopped.

- Christiaan Barnard

Proud Green

When I stopped eating meat, I noticed that it was easier for me to focus, and I was really proud of myself for being green also... I had a plethora of reasons for going vegetarian.

- Christian Serratos

Theatrical Angeles

I did a theatrical musical, Annie Warbucks, when I was 11. We did a tour and we stopped by Los Angeles.

- Christina Milian

Mine Housewives

It's funny because I want my teeth to be, like, neon 'Real Housewives' white, but mine have stopped taking to teeth whitening. When I talk to my dentist, I'm like, 'They can be that white,' and he's like, 'Veneers can be that white.'

- Christine Teigen

Think Happen

I think it hurt my performance because I stopped being me. That won't ever happen again.

- Christopher Darden

Prepare However

It did not prepare me for writing or 'Power of Attorney.' However, what it did is that it forced me out of the DA's office. I stopped getting that county check.

- Christopher Darden

Spend Continue

We can't continue to tax, borrow, and spend at the rates that we are, and it's just got to be stopped.

- Chuck Fleischmann

Through Over

Parents spend a lot of time talking over kids. My son went through a vocabulary burst as I was writing 'The Bear.' I thought, 'What if I just stopped and listened?'

- Claire Cameron

Think Certainly

I think Juan stopped short - he got halfway to the destination and got off the train. He is certainly an excellent writer and a good person, but I'm not a nationalist.

- Clarence Thomas

Love Cook

I love to cook, it's one of my most favorite things in the world. That's why I stopped being a vegetarian - I didn't want to serve people things I hadn't tasted myself.

- Claudia Black

Leadership Solving

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.

- Colin Powell

Reports Access

Background checks, waiting periods, reports of transfers, and access to mental health records have not stopped the legal sale of firearms to legitimate buyers.

- Colleen Hanabusa

Next Federation

I stopped this one about two months before federation and I want the next one to be more political. It will deal with the formation of white Australian policy and things like that.

- Colleen McCullough

Every Day Wrote

I wrote every day between the ages of 12 and 20 when I stopped because I went to Barcelona, where life was too exciting to write.

- Colm Toibin

Stop Would

Warmaking doesn't stop warmaking. If it did, our problems would have stopped millennia ago.

- Colman McCarthy

Country Having

The artists in country music who stopped having hits are the ones who were led into something that wasn't them.

- Conway Twitty

Die Drinking

When I stopped drinking, it was only because I thought if I don't stop, I'm going to die.

- Craig Ferguson

Want Birth

With the birth of my first child and my involvement with my first husband, I basically stopped lying. I just didn't want to lie anymore, because it reduces the stature of the person you're lying to.

- Cybill Shepherd

I Remember Half

I remember walking out in front of that crowd, all the parents' faces and the applause, and folding my little self in half and thinking, 'I could get used to this.' And I just never stopped.

- Dallas Roberts

Never Publishing

I was publishing when I was 20, 21. And it really never stopped.

- Daniel Berrigan

Long Time Desired

I stopped worrying about being desired a long time ago.

- Daniel Craig

Like Album

Kinda when I stopped eating was on our second album, just as it felt like everything was so out of control.

- Daniel Johns

Love Awful

I loved September 12th. I loved the way - it's awful but, boy, did I love that day when we all came together. All the bickering stopped. All the partisan, cheap partisan warfare stopped.

- Daniel Silva

Some Films

When I stopped making films, they were getting on to the more realistic films and the explicit films and all. They were depicting life as it is, and some of it was unpleasant. I gradually moved away from that.

- Danny Kaye

Six Lot

I stopped dating for six months a year ago. Dating requires a lot of energy and focus.

- Daphne Zuniga

Doing Nirvana

I stopped doing drugs when I was 20. I was finished with drugs before Nirvana even started.

- Dave Grohl

Gift Laurence

A fan once stopped me outside a theatre and gave me as a gift a signed photograph of Sir Laurence Olivier. It was strange, but nice, too.

- David Alan Basche

Think Ever

Well I don't think sex and violence have ever stopped a movie from being mainstream.

- David Cronenberg

Romeo Became

I stopped acting Romeo and just became Romeo.

- David Hallberg

Always Very

I was aware that the teaching of drawing was being stopped almost 30 years ago. And I always said, 'The teaching of drawing is the teaching of looking.' A lot of people don't look very hard.

- David Hockney

Away Having

Remember that just because major publishing is having trouble, that doesn't mean people have stopped reading books. Printed books won't go away, but ebooks won't go away, either.

- David Morrell

Question Product

Many manufacturers secretly question whether advertising really sells their product, but are vaguely afraid that their competitors might steal a march on them if they stopped.

- David Ogilvy

Dishonest Left

Political advertising ought to be stopped. It's the only really dishonest kind of advertising that's left. It's totally dishonest.

- David Ogilvy

Celebrity Had

The biggest effect celebrity had on me was that I stopped being open and receptive and started to walk around with my head down.

- David Schwimmer

Lucky Kind

I was kind of lucky because I was fit and healthy when I was in my teens, got a bit wild in my 20s, and stopped round about my 30s.

- Davinia Taylor

Like Making

I stopped making movies because I don't like taking my clothes off. Maybe it's realism, but in my opinion, it's utter filth.

- Debbie Reynolds

Other Couple

At the time of Polaroid - and I did a couple of other commercials just before I stopped doing that stuff - at that point I was at the level where they respect you and your opinion and all that sort of thing.

- Jim Henson

Celebrity Always

I went from being totally unknown to getting stopped every time I went out. I always wanted to be successful, but I have never wanted to become a celebrity. I never, ever, craved that.

- Jimmy Nail

Doing Always

People say I'm such a pessimist, but I always was. It never stopped me from doing what I had to do. I would say I'm a realist.

- Joan Baez

Very Seeming

I used to be neurotic. I didn't like myself very much. But somewhere in my mid-40s, my neuroses stopped seeming so important. I developed a sense of humor.

- Joanne Woodward

Think Normal

High school is just horrible in general. So, I think it was a good time for me to have stopped acting. I got to be normal in high school.

- Jodie Sweetin

Flight Natural

Anyone who has ever stopped to watch a hawk in flight will know that this is one of the natural world's most elegant phenomena.

- John Burnside

Made Passionately

It was men who stopped slavery. It was men who ran up the stairs in the Twin Towers to rescue people. It was men who gave up their seats on the lifeboats of the Titanic. Men are made to take risks and live passionately on behalf of others.

- John Eldredge

Protecting Became

And, as if nature were protecting man against his own ingenuity, the reproductive processes were affected for a time; men became sterile, women had miscarriages, menstruation stopped.

- John Hersey

Memphis Took

I hitchhiked, took trucks 'n' trains - anything that would pick me up. I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an' split again.

- John Lee Hooker

Game Play

If Roger stopped right now and never won another match, to me he'd already be one of the greatest players to ever play the game. To me, he's the greatest all around talent that I've ever seen.

- John McEnroe

Grow Wait

I couldn't wait to grow a mustache. I stopped shaving my upper lip the day I graduated from high school.

- John Oates

Change My Life

If I stopped touring tomorrow, it wouldn't change my life.

- John Oates

Big Big Part

If Daryl stopped touring it would be a big part of him missing.

- John Oates

Atrocities Apply

Wars can be resolved. Human rights atrocities can be stopped. We just have to apply the right policies.

- John Prendergast

Slipping Using

Dixie has just fallen to pieces. There are little patches of Dixie. But even in the heart of Dixie - in Alabama - Dixie is slipping. They've stopped using the word in commercial listings.

- John Shelton Reed

Doing Hang

People stopped hanging out with me at the point when I stopped doing drugs. All of a sudden they didn't wanna hang out with me anymore. And I would have hung out with them. I mean they were killing themselves, but I still would have hung out with them.

- John Wozniak

Other Types

We had a week off in the middle of shooting, but as soon as everyone stopped, we all went down with six different types of flu and other unmentionable diseases.

- Johnny Vegas

Rock Making

It seems like bands have stopped making timeless, great rock albums like they did back in the day.

- Jonathan Davis

More Paul Simon

Paul Simon started piling up a lot of words, more than the bar could handle, and I stopped!

- Joni Mitchell

Twice Even

Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

- Joseph Addison

Always Which

I stopped getting nervous a long time ago, so any time I do get nervous, which is rare - about work, anyway - I always take that as a really good sign.

- Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Never Becoming

I have never stopped considering not becoming a writer.

- Joshua Ferris

Had Facing

But when I stopped facing Sandy, I had to face Don Drysdale. No one on my team wanted to face him.

- Juan Marichal

Other Became

When I became of service to other people I stopped worrying about my weight so much.

- Judith Light