Down And quotes

  • Everybody knows that I am not usually patient enough to actually sit down and watch one of my own films from the beginning to the end - I never do.
    -- Abbas Kiarostami

    #Down And #Watches #Patient

  • I’ve seen people where it rules their lives, you know, who want to be thinner or have bigger boobs, and how it wears them down. And I just don’t want that in my life.
    -- Adele

    #People #Want #Down And

  • There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors.
    -- Adrienne Rich

    #Inspirational #Warrior #Down And

  • Fear is very often a part of the spiritual path. When people sit down and meditate it's not at all uncommon for fear to arise at some point.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Spiritual #People #Down And

  • Then I did the simplest thing in the world. I leaned down... and kissed him. And the world cracked open.
    -- Agnes de Mille

    #Kissing #World #Down And

  • You've got a big, big problem if you get caught up in what people say. If you're gonna live for what people say, you might as well lay down and forget it. Because it doesn't work that way.
    -- Ahmad Jamal

    #People #Down And #Might

  • We been on the road for 18 hours... I need a bath, some chow... and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies,eh?
    -- Al Capone

    #Needs #Down And #Baths

  • The quarterback must go down, and he must go down hard
    -- Al Davis

    #Down And #Quarterback

  • My own approach has always been to push intense emotions down and attempt to deal with them later.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Down And #Emotion #Intense

  • Friends have suggested that I am the least qualified person to talk about happiness, because I am often down, and sometimes profoundly depressed. But I think that's where my qualification comes from. Because to know happiness, it helps to know unhappiness.
    -- Alastair Campbell

    #Happiness #Thinking #Down And

  • Why not touch things that we hate and turn them upside down and inside out?
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Hate #Why Not #Down And

  • Dreams don't always have to exist while the sun's down and your eyes are shut
    -- Alex Gaskarth

    #Dream #Eye #Down And

  • I deeply wished I could make the stars all come down and breathe them; disappear in them
    -- Alfred de Musset

    #Stars #Down And #Breathe

  • But thy strong Hours indignant work’d their wills, And beat me down and marr’d and wasted me, And tho’ they could not end me, left me maim’d To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was, in ashes. - Tithonus
    -- Alfred Lord Tennyson

    #Strong #Age #Down And

  • There should be no distinction between what we write down, and what we really know.
    -- Allen Ginsberg

    #Writing #Down And #Should

  • We must hunt the terrorists down and kill them. There is no other way to respond to those so committed to the destruction of life.
    -- Allyson Schwartz

    #Down And #Way #Destruction

  • I get so many ideas for songs, but I'm so seldom disciplined enough to sit down and crank them out.
    -- Amanda Palmer

    #Song #Ideas #Down And

  • Sometimes you have to get down and dirty. It feels good.
    -- Amanda Righetti

    #Dirty #Feel Good #Down And

  • I sit down and draw from my lyric book. I sit down and start looking through it and see if there is anything that strikes me that I've written.
    -- Amy Ray

    #Book #Down And #Strikes

  • New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance.
    -- Andrew Cuomo

    #New York #Down And #Upside Down

  • But to lose your life for another I've heard is a good place to begin Cause the only way to find your life is to lay your own life down And I believe it's an easy price for the life that we have found
    -- Andrew Peterson

    #Believe #Down And #Way

  • Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone.
    -- Andrew Shue

    #Down And

  • We've got fuel prices coming down and good travel numbers coming out, so it's not surprising airline stocks are going up.
    -- Andrew Sullivan

    #Numbers #Fuel #Down And

  • Tell the negative committee that meets inside your head to sit down and shut up.
    -- Ann B. Davis

    #Bad Ass #Down And #Negative

  • To be able to have the space to sit down and write has always been my central policy.
    -- Anne Enright

    #Writing #Space #Down And

  • Evangelical Christians and I can sit down and talk one on one about how much we love Jesus, and yet I'm not carried in Christian bookstores.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Christian #Jesus #Down And

  • I'd like to learn to meditate with more enthusiasm. I can sit down and get quiet for 20 minutes, but it just has not been a part of my Christianity at all.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Down And #Enthusiasm #Quiet

  • I think that sometimes the great changes in our lives, the ones that divide time, happen so deep down and silently that we don't even know when they occur......It frequently happens that the seasons of the greatest change are the times that feel the most tranquil, the most suspended, the most...timeless.
    -- Anne Rivers Siddons

    #Thinking #Down And #Sometimes

  • I am a delightfully evangelical guy about things I love. I am that annoying guy who sits everyone down and forces them to read some book I like. I'm looking across the full spectrum of genres.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #Book #Guy #Down And

  • Great Music, it said, and Great Poetry would like quieten Modern Youth down and make Modern Youth more Civilized. Civilized my syphilised yarbles.
    -- Anthony Burgess

    #Down And #Youth #Great Music

  • In the second grade, I would just get bored and a joke would pop into my head and I would have to say it. It was almost like I had some brilliant novel in my head that I had to get down, and I would interrupt class all the time and get in trouble.
    -- Anthony Jeselnik

    #Class #Bored #Down And

  • Trust yourself,..dig deep down and ask yourself who you want to be? Not what, but who?
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Want #Down And #Trust Yourself

  • I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.
    -- Arsenio Hall

    #Dream #Down And #Failing

  • As long as you say there is no hope, then there will be no hope, but if you go down and take a stance, then there will be hope.
    -- Asmaa Mahfouz

    #Long #Down And #No Hope

  • My only ritual is to just sit down and write, write every day.
    -- Augusten Burroughs

    #Writing #Down And #Ritual

  • I also played with Jimi Hendrix. Jimi would come down and sit in with Retaliation and we would have a ball. He offered me the gig with him at 20 pounds a week, which at that point, was like 60 bucks.
    -- Aynsley Dunbar

    #Balls #Bucks #Down And

  • Sometime in the eighties, Americans had a new set of 'traditional values' installed. ... the poor and the middle class were shaken down, and their loose change funneled blithely upwards to the already overfed.
    -- Barbara Ehrenreich

    #Class #Down And #Rich

  • You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don't. There's just no rhyme or reason.
    -- Barry McGuire

    #Numbers #Down And #Rhyming

  • I learned that life will go through changes - up and down and up again. It's what life does.
    -- Ben Okri

    #Doe #Down And

  • You write by sitting down and writing.  There's no particular time or place—you suit yourself, your nature.  How one works, assuming he's disciplined, doesn't matter.
    -- Bernard Malamud

    #Writing #Sitting Down #Down And

  • I learned long ago that when change comes, you gotta slow down and take note of it. In the midst of that change is all the possibility in the world.
    -- Bertice Berry

    #Long #World #Down And

  • Life is an obstacle course. You succeed at one thing and then you move on to the next. When an obstacle is tough, you try harder. When an obstacle is insurmountable, you change course. But you never sit down and refuse to finish.
    -- Bethenny Frankel

    #Moving #Trying #Down And

  • I love the way a list makes a big hodgepodge of things simmer down and behave.
    -- Blue Balliett

    #Down And #Way #Lists

  • The song was there before me, before I came along. I just sorta came down and just sorta took it down with a pencil, but it was there before I came around.
    -- Bob Dylan

    #Song #Down And #Pencils

  • Tell them we'll be dancing, dancing 'til we drop, it's time to get down and do the Horizontal Bop.
    -- Bob Seger

    #Dancing #Down And #Bops

  • Rock & Roll is the physical thing that just comes out of you .. the other stuff you have to sit down and learn .. once you learn scales and chord progressions, you can make up your own versions
    -- Brian Setzer

    #Music #Rocks #Down And

  • Going through that traumatic time of being heartbroken and then being pregnant turned my whole life upside down and inside out and just knocked the wind out of me. But I got so much out of that.
    -- Bridget Moynahan

    #Heartbroken #Wind #Down And

  • Nobody's profitable at this moment, because recession is on; advertising dollars are down, and expenses are way up. So that kind of belies the situation that you would expect, because the ratings are way up everywhere.
    -- Brit Hume

    #Way #Dollars #Down And

  • There should be a dash of the amateur in criticism. For the amateur is a man of enthusiasm who has not settled down and is not habit bound.
    -- Brooks Atkinson

    #Men #Criticism #Down And

  • I feel, as a songwriter, it's one of the hardest things to do - to sit down and say how you feel.
    -- Bruno Mars

    #How You Feel #Down And #Hardest

  • When I'm working on a novel of my own, I try to read mostly nonfiction, although sometimes I break down and peek at something else.
    -- Carl Hiaasen

    #Trying #Nonfiction #Down And

  • You can be angry and pissed off at the coach and put your head down and pout. Or you can rise above it, respect the decision, but also know that you're going to go and work that much harder and prove everybody wrong. And that's the road that I chose.
    -- Carli Lloyd

    #Decision #Pissed Off #Down And

  • Now shut the engines off. Come down and flatten out, feel the long float, and at the given moment pull the stick right home. She's down. Now taxi in. Switch off. It's over - but not quite, for the port engine, just as if it knew, as if reluctant at the last to let me go, kicked, kicked, and kicked again, as overheated engines will, then backfired with an angry snorting: Fool! The best is over ...But I did not hear.
    -- Cecil Arthur Lewis

    #Home #Long #Down And

  • He obliged Cinderella to sit down, and, putting the slipper to her little foot, he found it went on very easily, and fitted her as if it had been made of wax.
    -- Charles Perrault

    #Feet #Slippers #Down And

  • I don't really read too much. It really is counter to my energy. I can't sit down and concentrate on words.
    -- Charlie Bewley

    #Energy #Down And #Too Much

  • Everybody, at some point in their life, has fallen down and not felt like getting back up, but you have to, no matter how difficult it is.
    -- Charlie Hunnam

    #Getting Back Up #Down And #Matter

  • I had to sit down and explain to [her friend] that AA was for quitters
    -- Chelsea Handler

    #Down And #Quitter

  • The privilege of being a writer is that you have this opportunity to slow down and to consider things.
    -- Chris Abani

    #Opportunity #Down And #Privilege

  • Nobody has the time to sit down and explain the first world from first principles.
    -- Chris Cleave

    #Principles #World #Down And

  • For me, you have to not have a formula. You have to not even sit down and say, 'I want to write right now.' It has to just kind of come out. It's not something you can plan.
    -- Chris Daughtry

    #Writing #Want #Down And

  • You don't have to wait until people say they accept everything you say until you are actually prepared to sit down and discuss matters with them.
    -- Chris Patten

    #People #Waiting #Down And

  • When I look at nature I feel as if I'll be able to paint it all, note it all down, and then you might as well forget it once you're working...
    -- Claude Monet

    #Nature #Looks #Down And

  • There is no better news, than the fact that Jesus can actually turn a life upside down and save it.
    -- Cliff Richard

    #Jesus #News #Down And

  • I just keep my head down and work hard on what I do.
    -- Clint Black

    #Hard Work #Down And

  • You can never get a woman to sit down and listen to a drum solo.
    -- Clive James

    #Women #Down And #Solo

  • I just sit down and the page just comes out and I look at it and the elements that appear on that page have a lot to do with what's going on in my life.
    -- Cory Doctorow

    #Looks #Elements #Down And

  • Some friends of mine who are actors feel directing shuts them down and kills all their impulses, but the worst thing for me is if I feel a director hasn't noticed.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Directors #Actors #Down And

  • The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #World #Down And #Way

  • The best tip for writing is just to write; to sit down and write, to begin doing it and not to be scared by the blank page.
    -- David Almond

    #Writing #Down And #Pages

  • For the last 16 years, temperatures have been going down and the carbon dioxide has been going up and the crops have got greener and grow quicker. We've done plenty to smash up the planet, but there's been no global warming caused by man.
    -- David Bellamy

    #Men #Years #Down And

  • It is actually a lot harder to sit down and write from A to Z. But for me at least, it's the only way I can do it, at this point, with any moderate success.
    -- David Benioff

    #Writing #Down And #Way

  • The sun machine is coming down, and we're gonna have a party.
    -- David Bowie

    #Party #Machines #Down And

  • You don't talk to a linguist without having what you say taken down and used in evidence against you at some point in time.
    -- David Crystal

    #Taken #Down And #Used

  • What is it about tears that should be so terrifying? the touch of God is marked by tears...deep, soul-shaking tears, weeping...it comes when that last barrier is down and you surrender yourself to health and wholeness
    -- David Wilkerson

    #Soul #Tears #Down And

  • No, I don't, like, play an instrument or anything.I'm just...well, you saw me at the beginning there. I was the guy that fell down and died.
    -- David Wong

    #Play #Guy #Down And

  • The suns going down and we cant afford to come back to it tomorrow.
    -- Desmond Harrington

    #Down And #Sun #Tomorrow

  • Two [Massachusetts coal burning power plants] remain: Brayton Point in the South Coast region and Mt. Tom, just down the road. Within the next four years, both should shut down and Massachusetts should finally end all reliance on conventional coal generation.
    -- Deval Patrick

    #Two #Years #Down And

  • I want to sit down, and I want to laugh. Nothing works better for me than watching somebody slip on a banana peel.
    -- Diane Lane

    #Laughing #Want #Down And

  • Spread ya legs, arch your back. Go up and down, and make it clap.
    -- Diplo

    #Down And #Arches #Legs

  • Apparently it'll all settle down and they'll forget about it soon.
    -- Dominic West

    #Down And #Forget #Settling

  • Johnny can get down and Johnny can throw up, but Johnny can't read.
    -- Don Henley

    #Education #Down And

  • By putting people around me who will calm me down and slow me down and make sure I work through an issue.
    -- Donna Shalala

    #Issues #People #Down And

  • If you want to be a writer in the world you really have to sit down and say, Why do I want to do this and why was I drawn to it to begin with? And keep reminding yourself to return to that original impulse.
    -- Dorianne Laux

    #World #Want #Down And

  • I've been through everything. I always said I was like those round-bottomed circus dolls — you know, those dolls you could push down and they'd come back up? I've always been like that. I've always said, No matter what happens, if I get pushed down, I'm going to come right back up.
    -- Doris Day

    #Dolls #Down And #Matter

  • Sometimes when we get our ***** kicked and we're down, sometimes we stay down, and sometimes we get depressed and sometimes we don't know how to handle it, and sometimes we don't know what's going on, and sometimes we feel like it's not worth going on.
    -- Dwayne Johnson

    #Down And #Sometimes #Ass

  • I prayed for Faith, and thought that some day Faith would come down and strike me like lightning. But Faith did not seem to come. One day I read in the tenth chapter of Romans, 'Now Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God'. I had closed my Bible, and prayed for Faith. I now opened my Bible, and began to study, and Faith has been growing ever since.
    -- Dwight L. Moody

    #One Day #Growing #Down And

  • 'Faith cometh by hearing and hearing by the Word of God' (Rom. 10:17). That is whence faith comes. It is not for me to sit down and wait for faith to come stealing over me with a strong sensation, but is for me to take God at His Word.
    -- Dwight L. Moody

    #Strong #Waiting #Down And

  • I don't really do that whole 'single life' thing. I'm kind of heads down and get things done.
    -- Ed Sheeran

    #Single Life #Done #Down And

  • I screamed, and--lo!--Infinity Came down and settled over me
    -- Edna St. Vincent Millay

    #Down And #Infinity

  • There are some places so beautiful they can make a grown man break down and weep.
    -- Edward Abbey

    #Beautiful #Men #Down And

  • It's wonderful to be able to sit down and write a play
    -- Edward Bond

    #Writing #Play #Down And

  • As I have said a thousand times, no manipulation can put stocks down and keep them down.
    -- Edwin Lefevre

    #Down And #Manipulation #Said

  • Some of us aren't meant to belong. Some of us have to turn the world upside down and shake the hell out of it until we make our own place in it.
    -- Elizabeth Lowell

    #World #Down And #Upside Down

  • It is so much easier sometimes to sit down and be resigned than to rise up and be indignant.
    -- Ella Winter

    #Acceptance #Down And #Sometimes

  • I'm not going to lie down and let trouble walk over me.
    -- Ellen Glasgow

    #Strength #Lying #Down And

  • back turned, you don't have to look at what you've left behind. And the first person who turned their back on you can't watch you break down and cry.
    -- Ellen Hopkins

    #Watches #Looks #Down And

  • Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I'll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I've written a whole song in an hour.
    -- Eminem

    #Song #Writing #Down And

  • Work on it every day! Even when you down and out! Even when you not feeling it, still do it!
    -- Eric Thomas

    #Feelings #Down And #Stills

  • I think dissonance in music makes you think. It isn't, 'Oh, that's a pretty melody I can whistle.' You have to sit down and listen to tell it apart from other things.
    -- Eugene Chadbourne

    #Thinking #Make You Think #Down And

  • When a population saves a lot, the funds are invested outside the country as well as inside. If the Japanese invest in the United States, it pushes their exchange rate down and makes their manufacturing more competitive.
    -- Evan Davis

    #Country #Down And #United States