Dry quotes

  • As a man of faith, God doesn't bring you to things that you can't get through. He doesn't put you in a spot and then leave you out to dry.
    -- Aaron Rodgers

    #Men #Nfl #Dry

  • When the desire ain't on me I don't need help. When it is on me I don't want any. See? Like the old fellah that never mended his roof. Said on a wet day he couldn't do it and on a dry day it was as good as anybody's.
    -- Agnes Sligh Turnbull

    #Desire #Needs #Dry

  • How do you put everyone in the pool, so you have the right to dry yourself in the sun?
    -- Albert Camus

    #Dry #Sun #Pool

  • My dad was great. He was very droll, very dry.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Dad #Dry #My Dad

  • If I'm doing my hair myself, I just wash it and let it naturally dry. I'm actually quite good at doing hair; if I wear it up I usually do it myself.
    -- Alexa Chung

    #Hair #Dry

  • Look at the sun! It’s dry, it’s dead, it needs a drink, it wants blood! And I’ll give it blood!
    -- Alfred de Musset

    #Blood #Giving #Dry

  • I like to go somewhere where I learn something I didn't know before, like the Dry Tortugas between Florida and Cuba.
    -- Amy Tan

    #Florida #Cuba #Dry

  • My favorite literature to read is fairly dry history. I like the framework, and my imagination can do the rest.
    -- Andrew Bird

    #Imagination #Literature #Dry

  • A lady must retain always her composure. Even in a rainstorm, she must appear joyous and dry. When she loses her composure, then the respect of her peers and her staff will follow in short order.
    -- Anna Godbersen

    #Order #Peers #Dry

  • All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity, that the dry, shriveled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut.
    -- Anne Bronte

    #Nuts #Dry #Treasure

  • Beware the tyranny of the weak. They just suck you dry.
    -- Anthony Hopkins

    #Dry #Weak #Tyranny

  • Let us keep our mouths shut and our pens dry until we know the facts.
    -- Anton Julius Carlson

    #Dry #Mouths #Facts

  • Records have images. There are wet records and dry records. And big records.
    -- Art Garfunkel

    #Records #Dry #Bigs

  • Many books serve merely to show how many ways there are of being wrong, and how far astray you yourself would go if you followed their guidance. You should read only when your own thoughts dry up...
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Book #Dry #Way

  • When I was 15, I worked at a dry cleaner because I wanted Abercrombie Fitch jeans. My mom told me I could have $20 jeans, not $70 jeans, unless I was willing to work for them. So I did!
    -- Ashley Greene

    #Mom #Jeans #Dry

  • A gilded No is more satisfactory than a dry Yes.
    -- Baltasar Gracian


  • I will always have my songs and I don't think I will ever dry-up
    -- Barry Gibb

    #Song #Thinking #Dry

  • You can't learn anything from saguaro cactus, from ocotillo. They are just passing through; their roots, their much heralded dormancy in the dry season, these are only illusions of permanence. They know even less than you do.
    -- Barry Lopez

    #Educational #Roots #Dry

  • Being with him was like being alone underwater - everything was slow; nothing counted; I could not be harmed; I would feel dry and cold when I resurfaced.
    -- Ben Marcus

    #Love #Underwater #Dry

  • Once we squeeze all we can out of the United States, it can dry up and blow away.
    -- Benjamin Netanyahu

    #Blow #Dry #United States

  • Even the greatest actors have had dry spells where they've wondered if they were going to work again.
    -- Benjamin Walker

    #Actors #Dry #Going To Work

  • Spiritual life is not dry, it is also exceuted happily, 'susukham'. The result of that is not just happiness, but bliss, spiritual joy.
    -- Bhakti Charu Swami

    #Spiritual #Joy #Dry

  • When everything flows into place ? washes dry tonally correct, crisp and sparkling, the light scheme is sound and the "accidentals" are all happy ones ? I'm temporarily in a euphoric state.
    -- Bill Luff

    #Light #Sound #Dry

  • I saw a notice that said "Drink Canada Dry" and I've just started.
    -- Brendan Behan

    #Drinking #Dry #Canada

  • God is the Creator and the Giver of life, and the life that He gives does not run dry.
    -- Brenton Brown

    #Running #Giving #Dry

  • Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry.
    -- Bret Harte

    #Eye #Tears #Dry

  • Anybody caught selling macrame in public should be dyed a natural color and hung out to dry.
    -- Calvin Trillin

    #Color #Dry #Selling

  • The subject should be observed more for shape and color than for drawing... precise drawing is dry and hampers the impression of the whole, it destroys all sensations.
    -- Camille Pissarro

    #Color #Drawing #Dry

  • Maybe it's better like this, better that everything should go up in a blaze of dry grass and that people should begin again.
    -- Cesare Pavese

    #People #Dry #Grass

  • Who first invented work, and bound the free And holiday-rejoicing spirit down . . . . To that dry drudgery at the desk's dead wood? . . . . Sabbathless Satan!
    -- Charles Lamb

    #Holiday #Dry #Woods

  • Lucy was using my blanket to dry the dishes... We now have very secure dishes!
    -- Charles M. Schulz

    #Dry #Dishes #Blanket

  • An old woman is always uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb
    -- Chinua Achebe

    #Dry #Bones #Old Woman

  • I like a very dry wit, not the big kind of humor like Robin Williams. I don't think I'm capable of that.
    -- Chris Cooper

    #Thinking #Robins #Dry

  • Sometimes in news photography and so on, the pictures are a little bit dry, and put on the page and just set in a journalistic way in front of you.
    -- Chris Hondros

    #Photography #News #Dry

  • How can we be scrupulous In a life which, from birth onwards, is so determined To wring us dry of any serenity at all?
    -- Christopher Fry

    #Serenity #Dry #Determined

  • I bathe in basslines, rinse in riffs, dry in drums
    -- Common

    #Rap #Hip Hop #Dry

  • Intimate scenes on a movie set are just dry, bizarre things; people standing around.
    -- Daniel Craig

    #People #Dry #Scene

  • The very odd thing about sagas [...] is that they very rarely mention dry mouths and full bladders.
    -- David Gemmell

    #Odd Things #Dry #Mouths

  • If you're Mejicana or Mejicano and don't know who Pedro Infante is, you should be tied to a hot stove with yucca rope and beaten with sharp dry corn husks as you stand in a vat of soggy fideos.
    -- Denise Chavez

    #Hot #Rope #Dry

  • opening the book, i inhaled. the smell of old books, so sharp, so dry you can taste it.
    -- Diane Setterfield

    #Book #Smell #Dry

  • The artesian well of joy never runs dry. We clog it with our thoughts.
    -- Don Blanding

    #Running #Joy #Dry

  • Drove my chevy to the levee but the levee was dry.
    -- Don McLean

    #Dry #Chevy

  • Beatle bones and smokin' stones the dry sands fall.
    -- Don Van Vliet

    #Fall #Dry #Stones

  • It ain't that you get religion. Religion gets you and then milks you dry. Won't let you drink a little whiskey. Won't let you make no fat-assed girls grin and giggle. Won't let you do a damn thing except work for what you'll get in the hearafter. I live in the here and now.
    -- Dorothy Allison

    #Girl #Dry #Littles

  • You're making a movie, not a documentary. If you made a film like the historians would like you to make, you're not going to go and see it. I'd rather see paint dry.
    -- Dougray Scott

    #Dry #Documentaries #Film

  • I talk slicker than a pimp from Augusta who just had his linen suit dry-cleaned
    -- Drake

    #Humble #Pimp #Dry

  • I love having my hair blown dry by a stylist and I also truly enjoy being with my friends and family.
    -- E.G. Daily

    #Hair #Family And Friends #Dry

  • Learn to commend thy daily acts to God, so shall the dry every-day duties of common life be steps to heaven, and lift they heart hither.
    -- Edward Bouverie Pusey

    #Heart #Heaven #Dry

  • An old earthen pipe like myself is dry and thirsty and so a most voracious drinker of life at its source; I'm no more to be split by the vital stream than if I were stone or steel.
    -- Elinor Wylie

    #Steel #Dry #Splits

  • The shallow teapot does the most spouting, and boils dry most quickly!
    -- Elizabeth Foreman Lewis

    #Doe #Dry #Shallow

  • I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.
    -- Ellen Glasgow

    #Fire #Dry #Tongue

  • Although farming of any sort was almost as impossible in the plains as in the dry regions of winter rains farther west, the abundance of buffaloes made life much easier in many respects.
    -- Ellsworth Huntington

    #Rain #Winter #Dry

  • My songs can make you cry, take you by surprise at the same time, can make you dry your eyes with the same rhyme
    -- Eminem

    #Song #Eye #Dry

  • There are so many times in one's life, when one feels he has nothing more to offer. But no, my river has not run dry.
    -- Eric Burdon

    #Running #Rivers #Dry

  • Esther Williams? Wet, she's a star. Dry, she ain't.
    -- Fanny Brice

    #Stars #Dry #Esther

  • I don't want to do architecture that's dry and dull.
    -- Frank Gehry

    #Dry #Dull #Want

  • A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate, can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth.
    -- Frank Luntz

    #Stories #Dry #Compelling

  • Leop­ards break in­to the tem­ple and drink all the sac­ri­fi­cial ves­sels dry; it keeps hap­pen­ing; in the end, it can be cal­cu­lat­ed in ad­vance and is in­cor­po­rat­ed in­to the rit­ual.
    -- Franz Kafka

    #Dry #Rats #Drink

  • You already know when I'm writing, so don't be surprised if it's short and dry, because I'm too hungry to write anything fat
    -- Frederic Chopin

    #Writing #Dry #Hungry

  • Change is vital to any actor. If you keep playing lead after lead, you're really gonna dry up. Because all those vehicles wean you away from the truths of human behaviour.
    -- Gary Oldman

    #Behaviour #Actors #Dry

  • Autobiography is a wound where the blood of history does not dry.
    -- Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

    #Blood #Doe #Dry

  • Here with my beer I sit, while golden moments flit: alas! They pass unheeded by: and as they fly, I, being dry, sit idly sipping here, my beer.
    -- George Arnold

    #Beer #Dry #Golden

  • Happiness is a dry martini and a good woman ... or a bad woman.
    -- George Burns

    #Drinking #Good Woman #Dry

  • Take away freedom of speech, and the creative faculties dry up.
    -- George Orwell

    #Creative #Freedom Of Speech #Dry

  • You know when your mouth a-gettin' dry, you're plenty high
    -- George Thorogood

    #Dry #Mouths #Plenty

  • The appearance of the bones of quadrupeds, especially those of complete bodies in the strata, tells us either that the layer itself which carries them was in earlier times dry land or that dry land was at least formed in the immediate area.
    -- Georges Cuvier

    #Land #Dry #Body

  • Basically, my hair is very dry from all the backcombing! Hairdressers prefer if your hair is dry and damaged, as it makes it easier to style.
    -- Georgia May Jagger

    #Hair #Style #Dry

  • When I was a teenager, I had pimples - oh, God, every time someone looked at my face I thought they were looking at my pimples. I put mud on my face to dry them out, and it worked.
    -- Gisele Bundchen

    #Teenager #Dry #Mud

  • Almost everyone shuts down when science becomes too technical; you've got to infuse it with entertainment and storytelling to make it effective. From high school on, science is taught in a very dry manner, which isn't as potent.
    -- Greg Graffin

    #School #Dry #Taught

  • If you take the biological weapons in the United States we still will have perhaps a single individual who was able to make anthrax, dry it, and spread it through the mail and cause terror.
    -- Hans Blix

    #United States #Dry #Weapons

  • I can be very dry and sarcastic.
    -- Hayden Panettiere

    #Sarcastic #Dry

  • I think American guys tend to be a bit more forward, a bit more chatty and open than the Brits. The Brits seem to have a darker sense of humor, though I have met some Americans who have adopted bits of the British dry sense of humor as well.
    -- Hayley Atwell

    #Thinking #Guy #Dry

  • I can paint until I'm forty. After that I intend to dry up.
    -- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

    #Dry #Paint #Forty

  • Like piles of dry wood with red-hot coals underneath.
    -- Henry Cisneros

    #Hot #Coal #Dry

  • The dry grasses are not dead for me. A beautiful form has as much life at one season as another.
    -- Henry David Thoreau

    #Beautiful #Dry #Grass

  • A person who lacks the verdancy of justice is dry, totally without tender goodness, totally without illuminating virtue.
    -- Hildegard of Bingen

    #Justice #Dry #Virtue

  • O, if there be any kind of life most sad, and deepest in the scale of pity, it is the dry, cold impotence of one, who has honestly set to the work of his own self-redemption.
    -- Horace Bushnell

    #Self #Redemption #Dry

  • A dry martini,' he said. 'One. In a deep champagne goblet.' ... Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon-peel. Got it?
    -- Ian Fleming

    #Ice #Half #Dry

  • A medium Vodka dry Martini - with a slice of lemon peel. Shaken and not stirred.
    -- Ian Fleming

    #Dry #Vodka #Martini

  • I think sometimes my humor is extremely dry, and a lot of times I would say things that I thought were very funny but... I have a reputation of - people think of me as a very fundamentalist, humorless fellow.
    -- Ian MacKaye

    #Thinking #People #Dry

  • If the heart becomes hardened, the eye becomes dry.
    -- Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

    #Heart #Eye #Dry

  • Intellect alone is a dry and rattling thing.
    -- Ilka Chase

    #Political #Dry #Intellect

  • As a stick, when once it is dry and stiff you may break it, but you can never bend it into a straighter posture; so doth the man become incorrigible who is settled and stiffened into vice.
    -- Isaac Barrow

    #Men #Vices #Dry

  • If I didn't write my soul would dry up and die.
    -- Isabel Allende

    #Writing #Soul #Dry

  • As we have seen, bread, and especially dry bread, evokes secretion of considerably larger quantities of saliva than meat.
    -- Ivan Pavlov

    #Meat #Dry #Bread

  • I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me.
    -- Jack Brickhouse

    #Sports #Dry #Firsts

  • One thing I feel is this: that a great deal of poetry is the product of adolescence-or of an emotionally adolescent frame of mind: and that as this state of mind changes, poetry is likely to dry up.
    -- James Agee

    #Mind #Dry #States

  • I took the volume to a table, opened its soft, ivory pages... and fell into it as into a pool during dry season.
    -- Janet Fitch

    #Ivory #Dry #Tables

  • That’s what existence means: draining one’s own self dry without the sense of thirst.
    -- Jean-Paul Sartre

    #Mean #Self #Dry

  • You'll drain me dry, but not my neck, and you'll beg me to stop before I'm finished." -Bones
    -- Jeaniene Frost

    #Dry #Necks #Bones

  • To make films is as boring as watching paint dry. You usually have to do tiny bits here and there. You go off waiting for lighting, you come back - the energy dies. You hope you can find someone who can keep it going.
    -- Jenny Agutter

    #Waiting #Energy #Dry

  • Happiness is a very pretty thing to feel, but very dry to talk about.
    -- Jeremy Bentham

    #Happiness #Dry #Pretty Things

  • I do a lot of dry shampoo. My hair just works better when it's not as clean!
    -- Jessica Szohr

    #Hair #Dry #Shampoo

  • The old saying is true: If you have only the Word, you dry up. If you have only the Spirit, you blow up. But if you have both, you grow up.
    -- Jim Cymbala

    #Growing Up #Blow #Dry

  • I have never left another senator out to dry. Never.
    -- Joe Biden


  • If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, and a sign on it saying, "End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE TO NOT TOUCH," the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.
    -- Joel Garreau

    #End Of The World #Caves #Dry

  • Even though one is well advanced in virtue, should he stop mortifying himself, he soon would lose his modesty and virtue - just as fertile soul quickly becomes dry and arid and produces nothing but thorns and thistles if it is not cultivated.
    -- John Climacus

    #Attachment #Soul #Dry

  • I am the hawk and there's blood in my feathers, but time is still turning they soon will be dry. And all those who see me and all who believe in me, share in the freedom I feel when I fly.
    -- John Denver

    #Believe #Blood #Dry

  • I did what we call dry for wet effects, some of the miniatures work and two animation sequences.
    -- John Hench

    #Two #Dry #Animation

  • Dry your eyes O dry your eyes, For I was taught in Paradise To ease my breast of melodies.
    -- John Keats

    #Eye #Ease #Dry