Puff quotes

  • I huff and puff and struggle with every sentence, paragraph and page - sometimes every word as well.
    -- Aidan Chambers

    #Struggle #Pages #Puff

  • There was a poor poet named Clough, Whom his friends all united to puff, But the public, though dull, Had not such a skull As belonged to believers in Clough.
    -- Algernon Charles Swinburne

    #Friendship #Skulls #Puff

  • The real Mary Poppins got lost when Hollywood turned her into a cream puff.
    -- Anita Diament

    #Real #Hollywood #Puff

  • Hone and spread your spirit till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff.
    -- Annie Dillard

    #Puff #Spirit #Sail

  • We didn't see what happen when Marines fired M-16s... We didn't see what happened after mortars landed, only the puff of smoke. There were horrors that were completely left out of this war. So was this journalism? Or was this coverage?
    -- Ashleigh Banfield

    #War #Marine #Puff

  • Good news, they found Nemo! The bad news is, they found him in one of Wolfgang Puck's puff pastries.
    -- Billy Crystal

    #Nemo #News #Puff

  • One reason sin flourishes is that it is treated like a cream puff instead of a rattlesnake.
    -- Billy Sunday

    #Puff #Sin #Reason

  • I love little Peter Pan collars and little puff sleeves.
    -- Busy Philipps

    #Puff #Littles #Peter

  • My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.
    -- Clay Pell

    #Voting #Bakers #Puff

  • How to run an ultramarathon ? Puff out your chest, put one foot in front of the other, and don't stop till you cross the finish line.
    -- Dean Karnazes

    #Running #Feet #Puff

  • I won't say I'm out of condition now - but I even puff going downstairs.
    -- Dick Gregory

    #Health #Puff

  • Every schoolmaster after the age of forty-nine, is inclined to flatulence is apt to swallow frequently and to puff
    -- Harold Nicolson

    #School #Age #Puff

  • When a newspaper comes out that says 'Duff' Puff - she must have gained 15 pounds' or something like that, how would any normal person react?
    -- Hilary Duff

    #Puff #Pounds #Normal

  • You don't have to do everything from scratch. Nobody wants to make puff pastry!
    -- Ina Garten

    #Scratches #Puff #Want

  • The following doodle: a girl with pigtails is bent under the weight of a gigantic boulder. Her cheeks puff out, and her rounded lips expel steam. One widening steam cloud contains the word Pressure, darkly retraced.
    -- Jeffrey Eugenides

    #Girl #Clouds #Puff

  • When I came out rapping on my record, a lot of people said, Oh, you just want to be like Puff.
    -- Jermaine Dupri

    #Rap #People #Puff

  • Conceit may puff a man up, but never prop him up.
    -- John Ruskin

    #Men #Vanity #Puff

  • You can’t hurry love, and you can’t rush puff pastry, either. You can knead too much, and you can be too needy. Always, warmth is what brings pastry to rise. Chemistry creates something amazing; coupled with care and heat, it works some kind of magic to create this satisfying, welcoming, and nourishing thing that is the base of life.
    -- Kathleen Flinn

    #Magic #Puff #Care

  • You puff the poets of other days, The living you deplore. Spare me the accolade: your praise Is not worth dying for.
    -- Martial

    #Life #Dying #Puff

  • I'm not like Puff Daddy, I hold my own umbrella.
    -- Penelope Cruz

    #Daddy #Puff #Umbrella

  • I get asked to read new works a lot, in the hope that I will give a quotation and I will only give a 'puff' for a book I truly love.
    -- Peter James

    #Book #Giving #Puff

  • I tap a Malediction out of the box, fire it up, and puff. It tastes like a tire fire in a candy factory next door to a strip club. The best cigarettes ever.
    -- Richard Kadrey

    #Doors #Fire #Puff

  • Well, doctor, and do I now act like a 'pink powder puff' ?
    -- Rudolph Valentino

    #Doctors #Puff #Powder

  • Be sure don't let people's telling you, you are pretty, puff you up; for you did not make yourself, and so can have no praise due to you for it. It is virtue and goodness only, that make the true beauty.
    -- Samuel Richardson

    #People #True Beauty #Puff

  • Brooke?” I puff out a sigh. “For chrissake, Reid, who do you think it is? And haven’t you put me into your contacts yet?” “Yeah... It just says Satan, though, and I forgot I’d assigned that title to you.
    -- Tammara Webber

    #Thinking #Puff #Titles

  • I learned how music works dealing with Jermaine Dupri, and I learned how image works dealing with Puff Daddy.
    -- Usher

    #Daddy #Puff

  • I would do the same thing over again because whatever I did was meant for me to do, you dig what I'm saying? If it wasn't meant for me to do that show and work with Puff [Daddy]then it wouldn't have ever occurred.
    -- Mic Geronimo

    #Daddy #Puff #Shows

  • There's always a danger of writers believing their own publicity. We live in a world of puff and solicited blurb, a world of favours and backscratching.
    -- Michael Longley

    #Believe #Puff #World

  • It's no secret that our nation's public universities want to transform American young people into a bunch of hyper-sensitive, intellectually-neutered cream puffs.
    -- Todd Starnes

    #People #Secret #Puff

  • You can’t hurry love, and you can’t rush puff pastry, either. You can knead too much, and you can be too needy. Always, warmth is what brings pastry to rise. Chemistry creates something amazing; coupled with care and heat, it works some kind of magic to create this satisfying, welcoming, and nourishing thing that is the base of life.
    -- Kathleen Flinn

    #Magic #Puff #Care

  • The short story is not as restrictive as the sonnet, but, of all the literary forms, it is possibly the most single-minded. ...at the end there has to be the literary equivalent of the magician's puff of smoke, an outcome that is both startling and anticipated.
    -- Louis Menand

    #Puff #Stories #Outcomes