Bars quotes

  • I've always said I'm the worst representative of Muslim-Americans that's ever existed, because I've been inside more bars than mosques.
    -- Aasif Mandvi

    #Bars #Mosques #Said

  • If the history of the American sentence were a John Ford movie, its second act would conclude with the young Ernest Hemingway walking into a saloon, finding an etiolated Henry James slumped at the bar in a haze of indecision, and shooting him dead.
    -- Adam Haslett

    #Bars #Shooting #Indecision

  • I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Too Much #Bars #Stuff

  • Married life is an existence with bars around it.
    -- Al Goldstein

    #Bars #Married #Life Is

  • Well, folks. That's the greatest open in the history of television -- bar none!
    -- Al Michaels

    #Bars #Television #Folks

  • People only get really interesting when they start to rattle the bars of their cages.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #People #Interesting #Bars

  • No one can bar the road to truth, and to advance its cause I am prepared to accept even death.
    -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    #Truth #Bars #Causes

  • The British feel of blues has been hard, rather than emotional. Far too much emphasis on 12 bar, too little attention to words, far too little originality.
    -- Alexis Korner

    #Emotional #Bars #Attention

  • I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way.
    -- Alfred Noyes

    #Bars #Way #Hell

  • Although I am good at enumerating my father’s flaws, it’s hard for me to sustain much anger at him. I expect this is partly because he’s dead, and partly because the bar is lower for fathers than it is for mothers.
    -- Alison Bechdel

    #Mother #Father #Bars

  • Not all prisons have bars
    -- Amanda Hocking

    #Bars #Prison

  • We [with Les Charles] started talking about hotel stories, and we found that a lot of the action was happening in the hotel bar. We actually thought of that while we were in a bar: "Why would anyone ever leave here?"
    -- Amy Poehler

    #Talking #Bars #Stories

  • I don't trawl record shops anymore. I usually hear music in bars or at friends' houses.
    -- Andrew Eldritch

    #House #Bars #Records

  • I don't really like to go out to clubs or anything. It's just not my style. I'd much rather go to a dive bar or a local place.
    -- Anna Faris

    #Style #Bars #Clubs

  • I don't hang out at trendy Hollywood bars.
    -- Anton Yelchin

    #Hollywood #Bars #Trendy

  • Black music has become a commercial commodity. Live performances are not so accessible as they were previously. It use to be possible to go to the bar on the corner and hear music. It was available for a fifteen cent beer.
    -- Archie Shepp

    #Beer #Black #Bars

  • I think Chappelle set the bar when he came out with his show. To be as great as him or greater you have to push it a little further - as long as there's substance in terms of the material.
    -- Aries Spears

    #Thinking #Long #Bars

  • When Pleasure is at the bar the jury is not impartial.
    -- Aristotle

    #Bars #Pleasure #Jury

  • A publisher who writes is like a cow in a milk bar.
    -- Arthur Koestler

    #Writing #Bars #Cows

  • I'm not going to get drunk at a bar. There are younger girls who look up to me. So I do my best not to stray too far.
    -- Ashley Greene

    #Girl #Drunk #Bars

  • I wanted to live where I could pop to the bar that Humphrey Bogart took Lauren Bacall to, or the little restaurant where Charlie Chaplin had a booth.
    -- Ashley Jensen

    #Bars #Littles #Lauren

  • It was a salad bar of phobias
    -- Augusten Burroughs

    #Bars #Salad #Phobia

  • The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage. He is in front of it.
    -- Axel Munthe

    #Freedom #Bars #Cages

  • It takes a long time to dissolve the bars of a mental cage.
    -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    #Long #Bars #Cages

  • Nowadays I get complaints about long drum solos, but in those days they wanted me to keep on going so they could go over to the bar and have a drink.
    -- Aynsley Dunbar

    #Long #Never Quit #Bars

  • I just think it's sad that the main places in our culture that we designate to meet new people are bars and nightclubs..
    -- Aziz Ansari

    #Thinking #People #Bars

  • A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge.
    -- B. H. Liddell Hart

    #Bars #Satisfaction #Pursuit

  • As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels, and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby.
    -- Beau Bridges

    #Bars #Actors #Towns

  • Over the last ten years, technological advances have dramatically lowered the financial bar for starting a new company, but the courage bar for building a great company remains as high as it has ever been.
    -- Ben Horowitz

    #Years #Lasts #Bars

  • Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions.
    -- Benjamin Cardozo

    #Bars #Membership #Privilege

  • Michael Jackson was not an artist who comes along once in a decade, a generation, or a lifetime. He was an artist who comes along only once, period… He raised the bar and then BROKE the bar!
    -- Berry Gordy

    #Artist #Generations #Bars

  • If a girl comes to me first for a prom or a bar mitzvah and she likes the way she looks and her boyfriend likes the way she looks, she'll come back.
    -- Betsey Johnson

    #Girl #Mitzvah #Bars

  • The desire to be a politician should bar you for life from ever being one.
    -- Billy Connolly

    #Desire #Bars #Politician

  • I had bad days on the field. But I didn't take them home with me. I left them in a bar along the way home.
    -- Bob Lemon

    #Home #Bad Day #Bars

  • When I come out and sing the first few bars of Bill Bailey, it's very exciting
    -- Bobby Darin

    #Bars #Bills #Firsts

  • I'm one of those people that will walk into a bar, and if I wasn't a comic - because some people know who I am - I would just blend in.
    -- Bobby Lee

    #Who I Am #People #Bars

  • The girl I find who wants to talk about quantum theory in a bar is the one I want to marry.
    -- Brandon Boyd

    #Girl #Bars #Want

  • James Brown was one of the first artists who found four bars that he liked and played them the entire way through, and then he just added to it vocally.
    -- Brian Austin Green

    #Artist #Bars #Four

  • Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day.
    -- Bruce Jenner

    #Bars #Raising The Bar

  • Posing on the red carpet feels like you're selling something that has nothing to do with you. If you do it with someone else, it's like we're saying, 'Oh! We come as a pair! Would you like to buy both of us? We're available for weddings and Bar Mitzvahs!'
    -- Carey Mulligan

    #Mitzvah #Bars #Red

  • I was in a sushi bar and it dawned on me - how could I discriminate between a cow and a fish?
    -- Carre Otis

    #Vegetarianism #Bars #Sushi

  • I was born in 1968, just eighteen months after my sister Chrisse and just one year after Dad passed the bar exam.
    -- Carre Otis

    #Dad #Years #Bars

  • Don't drink in the hotel bar, that's where I do my drinking.
    -- Casey Stengel

    #Baseball #Drinking #Bars

  • My bar for being successful is being able to do movies that really mean something to me and being able to make a living off of that.
    -- Channing Tatum

    #Mean #Successful #Bars

  • We have wasted History like a bunch of drunks shooting dice back in the men's crapper of the local bar.
    -- Charles Bukowski

    #Men #Drunk #Bars

  • Years are like candy bars... We're paying more, but they're getting shorter.
    -- Charles M. Schulz

    #Years #Bars #Candy Bar

  • I've had some of the best times of my life at The KK. The best staff at the greatest college bar in the country!
    -- Chris Chelios

    #Country #College #Bars

  • I can say with great confidence that I was much more critical of the people I knew than of the people I didn't. Just because I know what they're capable of, so the bar is set so much higher for them - unfairly, frankly.
    -- Chris Lowell

    #People #Bars #Higher

  • I mean, the idea that Bar could have sent him off on a Grand Tour. But he wasn't the least bit interested. Why? Why isn't he interested in the world? Because here's the bad news for him: He's in the world now.
    -- Chris Matthews

    #Mean #Ideas #Bars

  • I have some weird habits. For instance, I love beets. Show me a salad bar and I will clean them out of their beets.
    -- Chris Pratt

    #Bars #Beets #Salad

  • Kill your television. Throw it out the darn window. Watch PBS in a bar.
    -- Chris Thile

    #Pbs #Watches #Bars

  • The writers that I aspire to, like Joni Mitchell and Randy Newman, they'll tell you that the work gets harder, not easier. And they set that bar for us where we're always striving to do something better than the last time, whether it's the next song or just the next line.
    -- Christopher Cross

    #Song #Bars #Lines

  • I bet a guy at a bar 50 bucks that I was more dysfunctional than he was. He raped me. So I tipped him. I'm very competitive.
    -- Christopher Titus

    #Guy #Bars #Bucks

  • I try to tell a story the way someone would tell you a story in a bar, with the same kind of timing and pacing.
    -- Chuck Palahniuk

    #Trying #Bars #Stories

  • The more games you get, the more confidence you gain. I started to set the bar high for myself.
    -- Clint Dempsey

    #Games #Bars #Gains

  • Where, oh, where are my WWE ice cream bars?!
    -- CM Punk

    #Ice Cream #Wwe #Bars

  • One of the things I want to find out is where the hell are the WWE ice cream bars?!
    -- CM Punk

    #Ice Cream #Wwe #Bars

  • The American legal industry is a medieval guild in which the prosecutors, bar, and bench join hands to ensure that legal invoices are paid, no matter how excessive.
    -- Conrad Black

    #Hands #Bars #Benches

  • I've been running my whole life. Running into bars, running around the world. But when you have a child, you can't run. That was a revelation.
    -- Craig Ferguson

    #Running #Children #Bars

  • Domestic goddesses have infiltrated everybody's lives and raised the bar way too high.
    -- Daisy Donovan

    #Bars #Way #Goddess

  • If you ever go bar hopping, who do you want to take with you? You want a slightly uglier version of yourself. Similar ... but slightly uglier.
    -- Dan Ariely

    #Motivation #Inspiration #Bars

  • I was raised Jewish and bar mitzvahed.
    -- Dan Futterman

    #Bars #Bar Mitzvah #Raised

  • True love was beyond the bars, but a facsimile of it came with no suffering at all.
    -- Dan Morgenstern

    #Broken Heart #Suffering #Bars

  • Please, O ye Lord, keep Jim Bakker behind bars.
    -- Dana Carvey

    #Prayer #Bars #Lord

  • I've got to be high class... Which is sad, because I like bars.
    -- Daniel Craig

    #Class #Bars

  • I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
    -- Daniel J. Boorstin

    #Writing #Thinking #Bars

  • In some types of music I'm working out all the chords one bar at a time - the whole structure, because it's about that. And there are other pieces which are really about - okay, the melody is going to start here and play through to here.
    -- Danny Elfman

    #Play #Work Out #Bars

  • Lenny Breau played more great stuff at one time than anybody on the planet... with feeling and tone. He was the best that ever lived, bar none.
    -- Danny Gatton

    #Music #Feelings #Bars

  • I'm ambitious in the sense that I raise the bar high for myself.
    -- Darren Criss

    #Ambitious #Bars #Raises

  • Yeah, I am in love. I'm definitely in love. She picked me up in a bar, actually. She walked by and just looked at me and smiled and I went 'Hey' and she goes, 'Hey'. I was just like, 'Oh my God', she took my breath away.
    -- Darren McMullen

    #Bars #Hey #Yeah

  • Ultimately the success of any nonproliferation strategy requires a universal standard. Washington's "Do as I say, not as I do" approach lacks moral authority and is seen as hypocritical. It is like preaching temperance from a bar stool.
    -- David Cortright

    #Bars #Moral #Strategy

  • In its use of words poetry is just the reverse of science. Very definite thoughts do occur, but not because the words are so chosen as logically to bar out all possibilities save one.
    -- David Daiches

    #Poetry #Bars #Use

  • One's ribs shouldn't be prison bars.
    -- David Mitchell

    #Ribs #Bars #Prison

  • Well, it was just, the bars was all just like the bamboo roofs and everything. You know. As I say, to me, it's completely spoiled all, all these places now. Make them all just tourist traps.
    -- David Walker

    #Tourism #Tourists #Bars

  • There's a sort of magic and music to comedy. Some words, some numbers even, are funnier than others. A Caramac bar, for instance, is funnier than a Milky Way.
    -- David Walliams

    #Numbers #Magic #Bars

  • Sometimes what I wouldn't give to have us sitting in a bar again at 9:00 a.m. telling lies to one another, far from God.
    -- Denis Johnson

    #Lying #Giving #Bars

  • I was not going to use writing for advertising or journalism. I would tend bar, load trucks, chauffeur - do whatever it took. But from the moment I took my first writing workshop, I was a writer.
    -- Dennis Lehane

    #Writing #Bars #Use

  • To hang out in a gay bar or put on a sequined halter top makes me feel like a total person.
    -- Dennis Rodman

    #Basketball #Gay #Bars

  • Once in a rare while, somebody comes along who doesn't just raise the bar, they create an entirely new standard of measurement.
    -- Dick Costolo

    #Bars #Measurement #Standards

  • I was born and I live in a small village, where the centre of life is the square, and the small bar/cafe.
    -- Diego Della Valle

    #Squares #Bars #Cafes

  • I'm that person in the bar who's like 'Can they turn the music down ? I would like to chat.' I don't like clothes. I'm terrible at all that stuff. I like sitting around and drinking a pint and gossiping or whatever.
    -- Domhnall Gleeson

    #Drinking #Clothes #Bars

  • I'm that person in the bar who's like, "Can they turn the music down? I would like to chat."
    -- Domhnall Gleeson

    #Bars #Turns #Persons

  • Eddie Fisher married to Elizabeth Taylor is like me trying to wash the Empire State Building with a bar of soap.
    -- Don Rickles

    #Trying #Bars #Empires

  • Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale and a fair entry into His kingdom, which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar, that you find not the rub of death.
    -- Donald Cargill

    #Bars #May #Kingdoms

  • Sit around the bars, talked to people, ate in the restaurants, and chatted with the old ladies on the street. Fishermen are pretty much that way.
    -- Donna Leon

    #People #Bars #Way

  • If I listened to my instincts, I'd be down at the pub chasing women, not under a 400 pound bar squatting
    -- Dorian Yates

    #Bars #Pounds #Instinct

  • In Puppies Behind Bars, when the puppy is eight weeks old it is given to an inmate. The inmate is responsible for the dog.
    -- Doris Roberts

    #Dog #Eight #Bars

  • Salad bars are like a restaurant's lungs. They soak up the impurities and bacteria in the environment, leaving you with much cleaner air to enjoy.
    -- Douglas Coupland

    #Air #Leaving #Bars

  • What's a bar bill but a surtax on reality?
    -- Douglas Coupland

    #Reality #Bars #Bills

  • It should be up to each bar owner and patron to decide if they want to smoke or not.
    -- Drew Carey

    #Bars #Want #Should

  • I've set the bar quite high in terms of storytelling.
    -- E. L. James

    #Bars #Storytelling #Term

  • The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas.
    -- Edward de Bono

    #Ideas #Needs #Bars

  • After a day of rain the sun came out suddenly at five o'clock and threw a golden bar into the deep Victorian gloom of the front parlour
    -- Ellen Glasgow

    #Rain #Bars #Golden

  • Then let us have our libertyagain, And challenge to yourselves no sovereignty. You came not in the world without our pain, Make that a bar against your cruelty; Your fault being greater, why should you disdain Our being your equals, free from tyranny?
    -- Emilia Lanier

    #Pain #Challenges #Bars

  • A Dominie in Gray-- Put gently up the evening Bars-- And led the flock away
    -- Emily Dickinson

    #Bars #Evening #Flocks

  • I was a big fighter when I was younger. In bars I was ready to explode and fight.
    -- Emir Kusturica

    #Fighting #Bars #Fighter

  • I was at a bar nursing a beer. My nipple was getting quite soggy.
    -- Emo Philips

    #Beer #Nursing #Bars

  • I go from stool to stool in singles bars hoping to get lucky, but there's never any gum under any of them.
    -- Emo Philips

    #Lucky #Bars #Gum

  • I was in one bar band from 1965 to '69, then I was in another one from 1970 to '79 - a 9-year bar band!
    -- Eric Carr

    #Years #Bars #Band

  • It is likely to make us think we are not caged. We cannot feel the bars unless we push against them.
    -- Erin Morgenstern

    #Thinking #Bars #Feels