Nice quotes

  • I have some amazing fans! They're just so dedicated and so nice and so sweet. I'm like NO ONE and I'm just starting out and these people appreciate your work and it's nice to hear that.
    -- A. J. Cook

    #Sweet #Nice #People

  • I’d recommend learning to accept rejection. Become friends with rejection. Be nice to rejection, because it’s a huge part of being a writer, no matter where you are in your career.
    -- A. J. Jacobs

    #Nice #Careers #Rejection

  • Scrabble - The game is available in Braille. That’s a nice fact. This makes me feel better about humanity for some reason. I can’t really explain why.
    -- A. J. Jacobs

    #Nice #Feel Better #Games

  • Think of negative speech as verbal pollution. And that's what I've been doing: visualizing insults and gossip as a dark cloud, maybe one with some sulfur dioxide. Once you've belched it out, you can't take it back. As grandma said, if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all. The interesting this is, the less often I vocalize my negative thoughts, the fewer negative thoughts I cook up in the first place.
    -- A. J. Jacobs

    #Nice #Grandma #Dark

  • My immune system has always been overly welcoming of germs. It's far too polite, the biological equivalent of a southern hostess inviting y'all nice microbes to stay awhile and have some artichoke dip.
    -- A. J. Jacobs

    #Nice #Health #Southern

  • My idea of the perfect bottom would be nice, bubbly, curvy, firm, maybe a little bit bouncy.
    -- A. J. McLean

    #Nice #Ideas #Perfect

  • As a little girl, I didn't like stories about little girls. I liked stories about dragons and beasts and princes and princesses and fear and terror and the Four Musketeers and almost anything other than nice little girls making moral decisions about whether to tell the teacher about what the other little girl did or did not do.
    -- A. S. Byatt

    #Girl #Teacher #Nice

  • No one pays me to be nice.
    -- Aaron Allston

    #Nice #Pay #Being Nice

  • I had a nice read on the putt and I said to myself, 'This is for you, Jesus, ' and knocked it in.
    -- Aaron Baddeley

    #Jesus #Nice #Said

  • The extras are a nice bonus feature, but the main incentive is the musical experience.
    -- Aaron Neville

    #Nice #Musical #Bonus

  • It's nice that HBO is in business with the audience and not with the advertisers. There's a difference.
    -- Aaron Sorkin

    #Nice #Hbo #Differences

  • But HBO is less interested in how many people are watching than in how much the people who are watching are liking the show. They didn't set up their business model to make writers happy. It's just a nice unintended consequence.
    -- Aaron Sorkin

    #Nice #Hbo #People

  • Now I've even gotten to running out to the fan buses that pass by our house, so I can talk to the people. I think I'm trying to gather fans, frankly. They're very, very nice people - they really understand. It's fun talking to them.
    -- Aaron Spelling

    #Running #Fun #Nice

  • It's nice to know when you're a part of a story, it's nice to know at least something about the beginning, middle, and end.
    -- Aaron Stanford

    #Nice #Stories #Ends

  • Sure, I like to win when I play basketball or board games or video games, but my day isnt ruined if I lose. Im always up for a rematch. In all seriousness, thats something thats nice about maturing.
    -- Aaron Staton

    #Basketball #Nice #Winning

  • His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right.
    -- Abraham Cowley

    #Life #Nice #Might

  • It is a hard and nice subject for a man to speak of himself: it grates his own heart to say anything of disparagement, and the reader's ear to hear anything of praise from him.
    -- Abraham Cowley

    #Nice #Heart #Men

  • The difference between a gourmet and a gourmand we take to be this: a gourmet is he who selects, for his nice and learned delectation, the most choice delicacies, prepared in the most scientific manner; whereas the gourmand bears a closer analogy to that class of great eaters ill-naturedly (we dare say) denominated, or classed with, aldermen.
    -- Abraham Hayward

    #Nice #Class #Differences

  • Twenty years ago I wanted to move to a nice place so our Charley would grow up a nice boy and learn a profession. But instead we live in a jungle, so he can only be a wild animal. D'you think I picked the East Side like Columbus picked America?
    -- Abraham Polonsky

    #Children #Growing Up #Nice

  • To a woman--I mean, a nice woman--there is no such thing as men. There is a man; and either she is so fond of him that she can talk of nothing else, however unfavourably, or so much in love with him that she never mentions his name.
    -- Ada Leverson

    #Nice #Mean #Men

  • I like my parents but they are just not good parents. They are nice enough people. I'm not interested in hurting their feelings.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Hurt #Nice #People

  • In my early 20s I was so miserable doing construction, I wanted something that paid money. I liked nice stuff. I liked cars and architecture, and things that cost money. I wanted to not swing a hammer, and make money... and not do stuff that was dirty. I attempted to get into comedy. I started to do stand-up, but I wasn't very good at it.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Nice #Dirty #Naughty

  • My girlfriend wants to get married. I tell you - I hope she meets somebody nice.
    -- Adam Ferrara

    #Girlfriend #Nice #Funny Marriage

  • So thirsty," Jack groaned. "So worried,"said the frog. I hope we don't starve to death." "Yes,"said Jill, "not starving to death would be nice." "So would not thirsting to death," said Jack "Thirsting isn't even a word," said Jill "It isn't?" "No." "Then what's the word?" "I dont know. You just can't." "Oh." This is, of course, the kind of inane conversation that occurs when people are slowly losing their minds.
    -- Adam Gidwitz

    #Nice #People #Mind

  • As far as pets go, a cat is a nice on to have.
    -- Adam Rex

    #Nice #Cat #Pet

  • I'm the first to admit I've had a sheltered life. I grew up in the country and went to a boarding school. It was all just part of the business - be nice to everyone and all that.
    -- Adam Rickitt

    #Country #Nice #School

  • When the kids are laughing in the audience, I tear up, I'm so happy I did a nice thing.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Nice #Kids #Laughing

  • How do I speak Spanish? Not too well. Paz taught me a few words that, if people weren't nice to me, I could tell them a few things. I got to study with [chef] Thomas Keller, who we all love as a guy and Jim had a relationship with him at [his restaurant] the French Laundry.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Nice #People #Guy

  • If I am constantly working, my relationships fail. So at least now I can have enough time to write a happy record. And be in love and be happy. And then I don't know what I'll do. Get married. Have some kids. Plant a nice vegetable patch.
    -- Adele

    #Nice #Writing #Kids

  • I like eating fine foods and drinking nice wine. Even if I had a really good figure, I don't think I'd get my t**s and ***** out for no one.
    -- Adele

    #Nice #Self Esteem #Drinking

  • My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he's so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone
    -- Adriana Lima

    #Christian #Fashion #Nice

  • I just think they're really insecure about themselves sometimes. I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don't have time to hang out together. They're all really nice; I've never had a problem with any model.
    -- Adriana Lima

    #Girl #Nice #Insecure

  • There are two kinds of people in this world. Those who want to know the facts, and those who want to make up a nice story to feel better. I wish I was the kind who made up stories.
    -- Adriana Trigiani

    #Nice #Feel Better #Two

  • If you think that people should be nice to one another, then by all means be nice. But when you project that belief onto the people and the world around you as if it were an objective reality, or worse still, as if it were their job to be nice to you, you put yourself at odds with what is, and suffering will surely follow.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Jobs #Nice #Mean

  • I have a lot of passion. I have a lot of pride. I think I do get that from my family. But you can be driven and be nice.
    -- Aerin Lauder

    #Nice #Passion #Pride

  • It is really a hard life. Men will not be nice to you if you are not good-looking, and women will not be nice to you if you are.
    -- Agatha Christie

    #Nice #Men #Hard Life

  • [On religion:] Wasn't it invented by man for a kind of solace? It's as though he had said, 'I'll make me a nice comfortable garment to shut out the heat and the cold,' and then it ends by becoming a strait-jacket.
    -- Agnes Sligh Turnbull

    #Nice #Men #Religion

  • I'm all alone. There has been no man in my life for several months now and although it would be nice to have a boyfriend, I can't just settle for anybody. The fact is I'm choosy, but mainly about a man's character. He has to be interesting, funny and clever. I don't even mind if he's not very good-looking.
    -- Agyness Deyn

    #Clever #Nice #Character

  • Right now I am full of greed and vanity, so I cannot live with you like before. But may be we can meet like this. I think just being together and talking would be nice. But when we grow old, when greed and vanity will be completely gone, when I will be tired of singing can I return to that place too?
    -- Ai Yazawa

    #Nice #Tired #Thinking

  • It's nice when people approach you to help.
    -- Aida Turturro

    #Nice #People #Helping

  • Life is hard for everyone. That's why there's such a nice reward at the end of it.
    -- Aidan Quinn

    #Nice #Life Is Hard #Hard Life

  • I like the level of fame that I have. You get nice tables in restaurants sometimes, but fame isn't something that I find comfortable.
    -- Aidan Quinn

    #Nice #Levels #Tables

  • T hanks for time to be together, turkey, talk, and tangy weather. H for harvest stored away, home, and hearth, and holiday. A for autumn's frosty art, and abundance in the heart. N for neighbors, and November, nice things, new things to remember. K for kitchen, kettles' croon, kith and kin expected soon. S for sizzles, sights, and sounds, and something special that about. That spells THANKS for joy in living and a jolly good Thanksgiving.
    -- Aileen Fisher

    #Art #Nice #Home

  • I am a Minnesotan, and not just because I root for the Vikings and the Twins. I like the Minnesota-nice sensibility. I like the liberal tradition; I like the Hubert Humphrey tradition fighting for civil rights.
    -- Al Franken

    #Nice #Fighting #Roots

  • Butch, you come from DeWitt Clinton. There are five thousand brothers in that school. You're the best there. You've been all-city two years in a row. How bad can you be? You come with me and we'll make nice music.
    -- Al McGuire

    #Basketball #Brother #Nice

  • The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You're in a conversation and everybody's agreeing with what you're saying - even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don't want to hear.
    -- Al Pacino

    #Crazy #Nice #People

  • You normally have to be bashed about a bit by life to see the point of daffodils, sunsets and uneventful nice days.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Nice #Sunset #Nice Day

  • Sometimes doing the forbidden can be nice.
    -- Alain Robert

    #Nice #Being Nice #Sometimes

  • I don't really worry about the size of the part much any more. It's nice to have more time to work on the character, and to have big scenes to play. But if there's something playable there, and if it's interesting to do, then that's nice.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Nice #Character #Play

  • Kafka could never have written as he did had he lived in a house. His writing is that of someone whose whole life was spent in apartments, with lifts, stairwells, muffled voices behind closed doors, and sounds through walls. Put him in a nice detached villa and he'd never have written a word.
    -- Alan Bennett

    #Wall #Nice #Writing

  • You can act truthfully or you can lie. You can reveal things about yourself or you can hide. Therefore, the audience recognizes something about themselves or they don't -- You hope they don't leave the theatre thinking that was where's the cab?'
    -- Alan Rickman

    #Nice #Lying #Thinking

  • Usually I'm the one who does the covers. And I just said, man, it would be nice to see what somebody else could do, outside of this thing. A fresher look. And I never, in a million years, would have come up with this. Believe me!
    -- Alan Vega

    #Nice #Believe #Men

  • That's why so much of the music today sounds so much alike, because there's no in-between. So it's kind of nice to still turn some buttons every now and then.
    -- Alan Vega

    #Nice #Buttons #Sound

  • Won't it be nice when all this beastly killing is over, and we can enjoy ourselves and not hurt anyone? I hate this game.
    -- Albert Ball

    #Hurt #Hate #Nice

  • You bang that piano real nice.
    -- Albert Collins

    #Real #Nice #Piano

  • When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes; when you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours. That's relativity.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Girl #Time #Nice

  • It is not a lack of real affection that scares me away again and again from marriage. Is it a fear of the comfortable life, of nice furniture, of dishonor that I burden myself with, or even the fear of becoming a contented bourgeois.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Real #Nice #Scare

  • It is only in your mind that you have to excel, at anything or everything. Of course, it would be very nice to excel at most things. Indeed, we recommend that you try and do your best. But realistically, you are entitled to do the bare minimum to get by. All your accomplishments are just a bonus, something to enjoy, not requirements. You don't have to do anything to prove that you are worthy of existing.
    -- Albert Ellis

    #Nice #Accomplishment #Mind

  • My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river and I was there for about two and a half months, and we were just out of Alabama. I hardly got to see Alabama.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Girlfriend #Nice #Two

  • Nothing comes cheap, though the educated eye will always spot very nice things for the least money.
    -- Albert Hadley

    #Nice #Eye #Spots

  • It doesn't matter if you're photographing a porter in a market in Marrakech or you're photographing the king of Morroco. You have the same sympathetic approach to everybody. You be nice to everybody, basically.
    -- Albert Watson

    #Photography #Kings #Nice

  • In the summer I wear shorts with a bright top and ankle boots or just sandals. I'll add a nice scarf, maybe a hat, some cool sunglasses. It's all about the accessories.
    -- Alessandra Ambrosio

    #Summer #Nice #Hats

  • Everywhere I go, there are all these Big Star freaks, and they’re nice little guys who are usually in college, and they’re kind of lonely and misunderstood, learning to play guitar.
    -- Alex Chilton

    #Lonely #Stars #Nice

  • It's always nice when the eccentrics show up.
    -- Alex Cox

    #Nice #Nice Day #Shows

  • I think that's one of the reasons it's nice to leave out a lot; it can become a lot more personal to people if there is room for them to put their own experiential time track on it.
    -- Alex Prager

    #Nice #Thinking #People

  • There is a difference between image and reputation. Image is nice. Reputation is developed over an entire career. Reputation is what I'm searching for.
    -- Alex Rodriguez

    #Nice #Careers #Differences

  • I'm not 100% nice all the time, so I find it quite hard to be really pleasant.
    -- Alexa Chung

    #Nice #Pleasant

  • I don't really understand what a dictator is, but on the other hand I sometimes, in a nice way, envy myself," he said. "I am the last and only dictator in Europe and indeed there are none anywhere else in the world.
    -- Alexander Lukashenko

    #Nice #Memorable #Hands

  • My parents were very supportive and always encouraged us. My father was a gentle, nice man. My mother was quite a colorful character and a keen reader who encouraged me to write.
    -- Alexander McCall Smith

    #Mother #Father #Nice

  • When you're a houseguest and you leave, it's nice to straighten something up or send your hosts a useful gift. And when you leave the planet, it's nice to have made a positive contribution.
    -- Alexander Payne

    #Nice #Host #Made

  • I'm sure you're very nice, but you'd be even nicer if you went away.
    -- Alexandre Dumas

    #Nice #Very Nice

  • Most of the Communists I knew were nice people.
    -- Alexei Sayle

    #Nice #People #Nice People

  • I have a lot of nice Italian winter clothes that make me look like a sophisticated Lebanese professor, so my friend Robert and I go around pretending to be experts in Arabic politics. It doesn't work in the summer though. I don't have the right clothes.
    -- Alexei Sayle

    #Summer #Nice #Winter

  • 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

    #Nice #Fighting #Winning

  • I haven't had a lot of 'Games Of Thrones' groupies. The fans seem to be really nice. They don't seem that invasive.
    -- Alfie Allen

    #Nice #Games #Fans

  • I never made conscious choices. There were times in my life that I chose the first job that came along because I was broke. I think that there were maybe a handful of times that I had a choice. In recent years, Ive had more of a choice, and its been very nice to have that choice, but most of the time, you just hope that theres another job after this one.
    -- Alfred Molina

    #Jobs #Nice #Thinking

  • I love the theatre. It's a perfect life for an actor: you can do a couple of movies and then go and do a play, and then go back and do another movie. It's a nice way to live your life.
    -- Alfred Molina

    #Couple #Nice #Play

  • This man, Comrades, has a nice smile, but he has iron teeth.
    -- Alfred Whitney Griswold

    #Smile #Nice #Men

  • To maintain nice relation with the people is half of intelligence, nice questioning is half of knowledge, and nice domestic arrangements is half of the management of livelihood.
    -- Ali ibn Abi Talib

    #Wisdom #Nice #Islamic

  • No more Mr. Nice Guy.
    -- Alice Cooper

    #Revenge #Nice #Guy

  • If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.
    -- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

    #Witty #Nice #Humorous

  • Inside the snow globe on my father's desk, there was a penguin wearing a red-and-white-striped scarf. When I was little my father would pull me into his lap and reach for the snow globe. He would turn it over, letting all the snow collect on the top, then quickly invert it. The two of us watched the snow fall gently around the penguin. The penguin was alone in there, I thought, and I worried for him. When I told my father this, he said, "Don't worry, Susie; he has a nice life. He's trapped in a perfect world.
    -- Alice Sebold

    #Father #Nice #Fall

  • I'm a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that's not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand.
    -- Alicia Keys

    #Real #Nice #Long

  • Prince Charming is very nice and very honest and very confident in who he is and funny and knows how to have a kick-ass fun time. Is willing to melt away so that nothing else exists in the world except himself and his princess and loves food and cats and every life form except human beings which is not necessary.
    -- Alicia Silverstone

    #Fun #Nice #Princess

  • I think I can deceive people. I'm like, the nice, sweet girl when you meet me. And I don't have any bad intentions. But I'm a bad girl too.
    -- Alicia Silverstone

    #Girl #Sweet #Nice

  • People think, 'Wow, you're an actress, so people must be really nice to you and kiss your ass.' NOBODY kisses my ass.
    -- Alicia Silverstone

    #Nice #Kissing #Thinking

  • You can watch a little bit of war from your nice living room - 30 seconds of what's going on in Syria - and when you've had enough, switch over to some celebrity programme. We live our life through screens and images in this way, and we don't know what is real or fake anymore. It doesn't matter.
    -- Alison Jackson

    #Real #War #Nice

  • People are always very nice.
    -- Alison Krauss

    #Nice #People #Very Nice

  • Instead of thinking that's a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists.
    -- Alison Moyet

    #Nice #Artist #Thinking

  • 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.
    -- Allan Sherman

    #Hurt #Falling In Love #Nice

  • So I had a choice between going to a jail or going to a bughouse like a nice young middle-class student. So I chose to go to a very polite mental hospital. When I left eight months later, they said, 'You were never psychotic. You were just an average neurotic.'
    -- Allen Ginsberg

    #Nice #Eight #Average

  • Please don't try to make things nice! All the wrong notes are right? I want it that way.
    -- Allen Iverson

    #Nice #Trying #Want

  • I think it's kinda nice.' And I did. my mom isn't famous for her pies. No, she's famous for defusing a nuclear device in Brussels with only a pair of cuticle scissors and a ponytail holder. Somehow, at the moment, pies seemed cooler.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Mom #Nice #Thinking

  • In a place where everyone knew my story, it was nice to know there was a chapter that ONLY I HAD TO READ. :)
    -- Ally Carter

    #Nice #Stories #Chapters

  • Its Vermeer" Kat turned to the boy who lingered in the doorway. "It's stolen" "What can I say?" Hale eased behind her and studied the painting over her shoulder. "I met a very nice man who bet me he had the best security system in Istanbul." His breath was warm on the back of her neck. "He was mistaken.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Nice #Boys #Men

  • I love a great pair of jeans and a nice blouse.
    -- Allyson Felix

    #Nice #Jeans #Pairs

  • I grill almost all of my fish with the skin on because that gives you real protection at least on one side. It's a nice barrier against super high heat which tends to make a lot of fish to turn really flaky. It's very easy to overcook fish on the grill. But I still brush it with oil before I start.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Real #Nice #Oil

  • It would nice to live in a world where art can just be art!
    -- Amanda Palmer

    #Art #Nice #World

  • I have jeans with holes in them and I have nice jeans. I have casual and I have dressy jeans. I've got all kinds.
    -- Amanda Seyfried

    #Nice #Jeans #Kind

  • Hollywood is just like high school. The popular people only like the other popular people. And the thing is, some people aren't nice - or they're nice, but only to your face, not elsewhere.
    -- Amanda Seyfried

    #Nice #School #People