Gloves quotes

  • The best translators slip into the glove of a text and then turn it inside out into another language, and the whole thing comes out looking like a brand-new glove again. I'm completely in awe of this skill, since I happen to be both bilingual and a writer, but nevertheless a lousy translator.
    -- Alma Guillermoprieto

    #Skills #Gloves #Language

  • The cat in gloves catches no mice.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Cat #Gloves #Mice

  • I had a great shoe contract and glove contract with a company who paid me a lot of money never to be seen using their stuff.
    -- Bob Uecker

    #Shoes #Gloves #Stuff

  • Even if I hadn't have been nominated for an Oscar, to have won the Golden Glove was just fantastic.
    -- Brenda Blethyn

    #Gloves #Oscars #Golden

  • I could be walking down the street one minute and get a handshake and then get spat on the next. I'm never sure whether to wear gloves or a helmet.
    -- Chris Martin

    #Gloves #Next #Minutes

  • I treated her like a pair of gloves. When I was cold, I called her up.
    -- Cornel Wilde

    #Gloves #Pairs #Cold

  • When I throw a curve that hangs and it goes for a hit, I want to chew up my glove.
    -- Don Drysdale

    #Curves #Gloves #Want

  • The white audiences thought I was white, my features being what they are, and at every performance I'd have to take off my gloves to prove I was a spade.
    -- Ethel Waters

    #White #Gloves #Spades

  • Normally, when I skydive, even in winter, I wear very thin gloves. I want to be flexible, with fast reactions.
    -- Felix Baumgartner

    #Winter #Gloves #Want

  • Every criminal leaves psychic fingerprints. And he can't wear gloves to hide them.
    -- Helen McCloy

    #Psychics #Criminals #Gloves

  • When the chemist makes gloves, he usually cannot help making them in pairs for both hands.
    -- Henry Edward Armstrong

    #Hands #Gloves #Pairs

  • Gardening gloves are for sissies. I always have dirt under my nails.
    -- Hilarie Burton

    #Gardening #Nails #Gloves

  • Woman is a most charming creature, who changes her heart as easily as she does her gloves.
    -- Honore de Balzac

    #Heart #Doe #Gloves

  • The gloves are like a second skin. They are part of me. An extension of me. I become hyperreal.
    -- Imogen Heap

    #Skins #Gloves

  • Playing a concerto with Zubin is like being surrounded by a well-loved, cashmere-lined silk glove.
    -- Isaac Stern

    #Gloves #Cashmere #Wells

  • I'm like a bottle of milk with gloves.
    -- Jim Watt

    #Boxing #Bottles #Gloves

  • When archaeologists discover the missing arms of Venus de Milo, they will find she was wearing boxing gloves.
    -- John Barrymore

    #Boxing #Missing #Gloves

  • People like head trauma. They love knockouts. The crowd is silent, silent, silent... and then a knockout happens, and everyone goes native. There would be far fewer knockouts without the gloves.
    -- Jonathan Gottschall

    #People #Would Be #Gloves

  • You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.
    -- Joseph Stalin

    #Gloves #Revolution

  • No revolution can be made with silk gloves.
    -- Joseph Stalin

    #Gloves #Revolution #Made

  • When (the Reds) won, we loved it because we ran into the locker room and touched all the bats and gloves and got some bubble gum and red pop. When they lost, we were upset because we didn't get the bubble gum and red pop.
    -- Ken Griffey, Jr.

    #Upset #Gum #Gloves

  • I am starting a collection of only right-hand gloves. It’s ever so bourgeois to have two.
    -- Libba Bray

    #Hands #Two #Gloves

  • If you insist on wearing gloves, make sure they match your purse.
    -- Mark Rippetoe

    #Gloves #Purses

  • The only legitimate use for a glove is to cover an injury... A desire to prevent callus formation (possibly so as to not snag one's pantyhose) does not constitute a legitimate use. And if you do insist on wearing gloves, make sure they match your purse.
    -- Mark Rippetoe

    #Desire #Use #Gloves

  • If they cut my bald head open, they will find one big boxing glove. That's all I am. I live it.
    -- Marvin Hagler

    #Cutting #Boxing #Gloves

  • My own idea of a $5,500 .45 auto is a used Volkswagon with a Glock 30 in the glove box...
    -- Massad Ayoob

    #Ideas #Gloves #Glocks

  • I have a glove. I'll play anywhere.
    -- Miguel Cabrera

    #Play #Gloves

  • I Didn't Drop My Gloves. They Were Pulled Off Me!
    -- Mike Modano

    #Hockey #Nhl #Gloves

  • Art in relation to life is nothing more than a glove turned inside out. It seems to have the same shapes and contours, but it can never be used for the same purpose. Art teaches nothing about life, just as life teaches us nothing about art.
    -- Morton Feldman

    #Art #Purpose #Gloves

  • Two left-handed gloves don't make a pair. Two half-truths don't make a truth.
    -- Multatuli

    #Truth #Two #Gloves

  • The cat with gloves catches no mice.
    -- Navjot Singh Sidhu

    #Cat #Gloves #Mice

  • The most notable thing about Time is that it is so purely relative. A large amount of reminiscence is, by common consent, conceded to the drowning man; and it is not past belief that one may review an entire courtship while removing one's gloves.
    -- O. Henry

    #Past #Men #Gloves

  • Do you know why they're called mok-gloves? Because they go up to your wrists(pal-mok).
    -- Onew

    #Pals #Gloves #Wrists

  • Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove.
    -- P. G. Wodehouse

    #Fate #Boxing #Gloves

  • Soap, gloves, isolating patients, not reusing needles and quarantining the contacts of the ill - in theory it should be very easy to contain Ebola
    -- Peter Piot

    #Ebola #Gloves #Soap

  • I've always enjoyed doing dishes. Maybe it was the fashionable yellow gloves that I loved so much. It's weird, I know, but I find cleaning cathartic.
    -- Rachel Nichols

    #Yellow #Gloves #Cleaning

  • Diplomacy is the velvet glove that cloaks the fist of power.
    -- Robin Hobb

    #Gloves #Fists #Velvet

  • I put my money in property and I love merchandise; such as Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. It's about stability for the future.
    -- Shayne Ward

    #Boxing #Gloves #Muhammad

  • One doesn't lose a self, like a pair of gloves or a pine. We learn and change, or we harden into stone.
    -- Sherwood Smith

    #Self #Gloves #Stones

  • But wherever I was I played baseball. That's all I lived for. When I sat up on the front seat of that covered wagon next to my father, I was wearing a baseball glove. That showed anybody who was interested where I wanted to go.
    -- Smoky Joe Wood

    #Baseball #Father #Gloves

  • I tried the gloves on, and it just felt so natural. From that moment I became so embedded in boxing. I found a friend in boxing.
    -- Sugar Ray Leonard

    #Boxing #Gloves #Moments

  • Colin : “Perhaps now is the time to tell you that I have a weakness for agreeable women.” Sugar Beth : “Well, that sure does leave me out.” Colin : “Exactly. With agreeable women, I’m unendingly considerate. Gallant even.” Sugar Beth : “But with tarts like me, the gloves are off, is that it?” Colin : “I wouldn’t exactly call you a tart. But then, I tend to be broad-minded.” She suppressed the urge to dump her porridge in his lap.
    -- Susan Elizabeth Phillips

    #Lap #Gloves #Sugar

  • Watch Darren Daulton use his mitt like a glove.
    -- Tim McCarver

    #Gloves #Watches #Use

  • War is capitalism with the gloves off.
    -- Tom Stoppard

    #War #Gloves #Capitalism

  • I feel like I got a good jump on the ball. I turned my head and picked a spot out to run to. I was able to look back at the ball real quick again and it fell right into my glove.
    -- Trot Nixon

    #Running #Real #Gloves

  • When you're in a slump, it's almost as if you look out at the field and it's one big glove.
    -- Vance Law

    #Baseball #Looks #Gloves

  • I wear sunglasses because of the glare of spotlights. I wear gloves because it is very cold.
    -- Vincent Tan

    #Football #League #Gloves

  • The lost glove is happy.
    -- Vladimir Nabokov

    #Gloves #Lost

  • I didn't teach you that. Catch the ball with your glove.
    -- Willie Mays

    #Baseball #Balls #Gloves

  • I grew up on the softball field. Every day I would take my glove and my bat with me
    -- Yoenis Cespedes

    #Softball #Gloves #Fields

  • The map is not the territory, but you can't fold up the territory and put it in the glove compartment.
    -- Arthur D. Hlavaty

    #Territory #Maps #Gloves

  • I do not understand what makes me take a picture. Cartier-Bresson talks about the decisive moment, the necessity to function with lynx eyes and silk gloves. Perhaps what happens when you press the shutter is an intuitive act infused with all you have learned.
    -- Graciela Iturbide

    #Eye #Gloves #Moments

  • Consider surgeons and their work. It's unthinkable to put your hands in the warm blood of another human's gut. Even with rubber gloves on. Who'd want to do that? But surgeons get over it.
    -- Park Dietz

    #Blood #Hands #Gloves

  • During an early performance of 'Spamalot,' I left my regal gloves in the fridge to cool down and didn't remember them until I was on stage. They needed to be thawed overnight.
    -- Sanjeev Bhaskar

    #Gloves #Down And #Remember

  • He is an old glove, but he looked like the old Glove.
    -- Shaquille O'Neal

    #Basketball #Nba #Gloves

  • When you're an actor, you're mollycoddled and you're treated with kid gloves.
    -- Tanc Sade

    #Kids #Actors #Gloves

  • All these stipulations, I'm surprised [David Haye ] didn't ask me to carry him to that seat. The demands are unbelievable, my demands were let me pick my own gloves.
    -- Tony Bellew

    #Demand #Gloves #Stipulations

  • I watched a lot of the James Bond movies, certainly, both the old ones and the reboot with Daniel Craig. I watched a lot of the Matt Helm films with Dean Martin, which just have these great car scenes where it's rear-projected, and they just start making martinis out of a bar in the glove compartment.
    -- Adam Reed

    #Car #Bars #Gloves

  • I run in Central Park, I love that place. That's the beauty of running, I had my jacket, my tight and my gloves - my gloves never leave my backpack. Just in case.
    -- Meb Keflezighi

    #Running #Central Park #Gloves

  • I have played professional baseball for over half my life. From the time I picked up a baseball glove, I did not want to put it down.
    -- Bernie Williams

    #Baseball #Gloves #Want

  • The only way I'm going to get a gold glove is with a can of spray paint.
    -- Reggie Jackson

    #Baseball #Gold #Gloves

  • For me, whenever I'm physical it spins my mind and whenever there's a lot going on I put my gloves on or I wrestle somebody and I feel zen.
    -- Steven R. McQueen

    #Mind #Gloves #Feels