Robins quotes

  • Friendship," said Christopher Robin, "is a very comforting thing to have.
    -- A. A. Milne

    #Friendship #Comforting #Robins

  • Now then, Pooh," said Christopher Robin, "where's your boat?" "I ought to say," explained Pooh as they walked down to the shore of the island, "that it isn't just an ordinary sort of boat. Sometimes it's a Boat, and sometimes it's more of an Accident. It all depends." "Depends on what?" "On whether I'm on the top of it or underneath it.
    -- A. A. Milne

    #Islands #Ordinary #Robins

  • Christopher Robin was sitting outside his door, putting on his Big Boots. As soon as he saw the Big Boots, Pooh knew that an Adventure was going to happen, and he brushed the honey off his nose with the back of his paw, and spruced himself up as well as he could, so as to look ready for Anything.
    -- A. A. Milne

    #Adventure #Doors #Robins

  • Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. And then he feels that perhaps there isn't.
    -- A. A. Milne

    #Thinking #Bears #Robins

  • The proper word for me," Robin Goodman says, "is me.
    -- Ali Smith

    #Robins

  • You know how I always say that laughter is carbonated holiness? Well, Robin was the ultimate proof of that, and bubbles are spirit made visible.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Laughter #Robins #Holiness

  • Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny ... and everything in between. But he was one of a kind.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Doctors #Robins #Nannies

  • I always wanted to be Robin Hood or John the Baptist when I was growing up.
    -- Bear Grylls

    #Growing Up #Robins #Baptists

  • Robin Williams understands sonic performances. He understands what it's like to change your voice up.
    -- Billy West

    #Voice #Robins #Performances

  • Tell the Queen that there's been a robin red-breast hanging about Kotir grounds. It flies down low and vanishes near the floor. Cludd thinks it might be something to do with those woodlanders. Now, I'm to say nothing to Fortunata or Ashleg... 'I must tell the Queen that a robin has seen Cludd hanging about. No, that's not right. I must tellt he robin taht Cludd has been hanging the Queen.
    -- Brian Jacques

    #Queens #Thinking #Robins

  • Bonnie and Clyde, while one of the best movies ever made, was far more interested in portraying Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker as romantic anti-establishment Robin Hoods than what they really were: white-trash spree killers.
    -- Bryan Burrough

    #White #Killers #Robins

  • I indeed had only one scene, one speech, one little speech, but it was with Robin Williams.
    -- Charles Keating, Jr.

    #Robins #Speech #Littles

  • 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

  • There's a death sentence for your Robin of Locksley.
    -- Claude Rains

    #Robins #Death Sentence #Sentences

  • I remember seeing Aladdin when I was five or six and loving it. I looked at the big screen and said to my mum, Whatever this Genie guy does, I want to do. Mum said I couldnt be a genie, but that Robin Williams, who did the voice-over in the film, was an actor. So I said, OK, then, I want to be an actor.
    -- Darren Criss

    #Voice #Guy #Robins

  • Matthew,' she said, 'have you ever loved someone and it became yourself?' For a moment he did not answer.  Taking up the decanter he held it to the light. 'Robin can go anywhere, do anything,' Nora continued, 'because she forgets, and I nowhere because I remember.'  She came toward him.  'Matthew,' she said, 'you think I have always been like this.  Once I was remorseless, but this is another love — it goes everywhere; there is no place for it to stop — it rots me away.
    -- Djuna Barnes

    #Thinking #Light #Robins

  • Birds are so much wiser than we! A robin builds a nest for robins. A seagull builds a nest for seagulls. They don't copy each other - or build themselves nests as described in The Birds' Decorating Magazine.
    -- Dorothy Draper

    #Design #Bird #Robins

  • Robin Hood had it right.Humanity's deepest wish is to spread the wealth.
    -- Frans de Waal

    #Humanity #Wish #Robins

  • Those of us who have tested gravity under a hoop know its mystical properties. Robin Layton, as I would have expected, has turned this staple of Americana into a gorgeous art form.
    -- George Vecsey

    #Art #Robins #Gorgeous

  • This song goes out to Robin Williams. It's called 'Last Hope'.
    -- Hayley Williams

    #Song #Robins #Lasts

  • I'm like Robin Hood. I rob the rich to make these projects come alive... not really rob. It's done with a smile.
    -- Imelda Marcos

    #Robins #Done #Alive

  • If I had to pick out a therapist in a movie that I'd like to go see as a personal therapist, it would be Robin Williams in Goodwill Hunting.
    -- Irvin D. Yalom

    #Hunting #Robins #Would Be

  • Like Robin Hood....Not real, but true.
    -- Janette Rallison

    #Real #Robins #Robin Hood

  • Robin Williams was the kind of generous person who would do things but not want to receive public credit for it.
    -- Jessica Chastain

    #Robins #Credit #Want

  • We'll have Superman for President, let Robin save the day.
    -- Jethro Tull

    #President #Robins

  • Robin Hood is often seen as the hands-on-hips, archetypal, tally-ho hero. But, realistically, the one calling the shots wouldn't be at the front shouting about it. He'd be the one you don't expect.
    -- Jonas Armstrong

    #Hero #Hands #Robins

  • Robin Goodfellow, for all his pranks and mischief, was the sweetest, most noble person I'd ever known, and I'd missed him terribly.
    -- Julie Kagawa

    #Robins #Noble #Pranks

  • I want to be like Robin Williams, really. It's all the different characters he does, all the different voices.
    -- Karen Gillan

    #Character #Voice #Robins

  • You could say one wine is like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz while another is like the mature Judy Garland, or that a big voluptuous chardonnay is like Marilyn Monroe -round, bosomy - you can remember that chardonnay, If you say a wine is snappy and lively, like Robin Williams, that's very different than the Anthony Hopkins of wine - urbane, sophisticated, measured, considered.
    -- Karen MacNeil

    #Wine #Robins #Different

  • The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age.
    -- Lascelles Abercrombie

    #Age #Important #Robins

  • I suppose being his twin made me understand Robin that much more easily.
    -- Maurice Gibb

    #Robins #Twins #Made

  • I write the music because I can't really write lyrics. But I can write chords like Robin's never heard of. So I provide the music for them to add the lyrics to.
    -- Maurice Gibb

    #Writing #Add #Robins

  • I think you have everyone kind of pulling on the same end of the rope. It's not like you're Robin Williams and everyone else is a deaf mute. It's like - there's plenty of help.
    -- Michael McKean

    #Thinking #Rope #Robins

  • I joined Arsenal to play with Robin van persie - not replace him
    -- Olivier Giroud

    #Play #Robins #Vans

  • And yet, something inside you is so horrible or you’re such a coward or whatever the reason that you decide that you have to end it. Robin Williams, at 63, did that today.
    -- Shepard Smith

    #Coward #Today #Robins

  • My dream job is to be the Robin to Anderson Cooper's Batman.
    -- Sophia Bush

    #Dream #Jobs #Robins

  • I loved Laurel and Hardy and TV shows like 'Robin Hood' and 'Rama of the Jungle'.
    -- Stephen Lang

    #Tv Shows #Robins #Rama

  • When I worked with Robin Williams, now there is improv! He is just as funny as you think he is. We did at least five or six takes of every scene, improvising every scene differently. He was a riot.
    -- Stephen Root

    #Thinking #Six #Robins

  • People look up to Jacques Mesrine as if he were a Robin Hood, stealing from the rich, but he never gave anything back to anybody.
    -- Vincent Cassel

    #People #Looks #Robins

  • This is Robin Hood in reverse. These tax cap proposals favor those with the most expensive properties. We are spreading the taxes to those with some of the least expensive property.
    -- Clementa C. Pinckney

    #Robins #Favors #Robin Hood

  • You know what I would do? I would remake The Wizard of Oz with Robin Williams, and that's it. Just let him do the whole dang thing by himself.
    -- Frank Caliendo

    #Robins #Wizards #Remakes

  • One of the great things about this genie [from Aladdin] is that when Robin Williams created him, and they created this after him, they were allowed to go crazy and when they had to go find someone to play the role live, they had to find someone who was nutty enough to go in different directions.
    -- James Monroe Iglehart

    #Crazy #Play #Robins

  • I would rather portray the hero, if it's a really great film. All my favorite fictional film characters are heroes, such as in "The Last of the Mohicans" and "Robin Hood."
    -- Jonathan Jackson

    #Hero #Character #Robins

  • I would say [Fed policy] has been in some sense Reverse Robin Hood.
    -- Kevin Warsh

    #Robins #Robin Hood #Feds

  • Robin Roberts - what a trailblazer she has been in sports TV! One of the best in TV.
    -- Megan Alexander

    #Sports #Robins #Tvs

  • I remember Robin [Williams] walked up to me after the last take and said, "Thanks boss! We nailed it!" That will probably be one of the best moments of my life.
    -- Roberto Aguire

    #Boss #Robins #Lasts

  • I used to write my own versions of famous tales, such as William Tell or Robin Hood, and illustrate them myself, too. When I entered my teens, I got more into horror and science fiction and wrote a lot of short stories. A literary education complicated things and for many years I wrote nothing but poetry. Then I got back to story-telling.
    -- Peter Robinson

    #Writing #Years #Robins

  • Maid Marion, who said to Robin Hood, I will not live in a house with a Little John. Never got a dinner!
    -- Red Buttons

    #House #Robins #Maids

  • There is no waste in functioning natural ecosystems. All organisms, dead or alive, are potential sources of food for other organisms. A caterpillar eats a leaf; a robin eats the caterpillar; a hawk eats the robin. When the plant, caterpillar, robin, and hawk die, they are in turn consumed by decomposers.
    -- G. Tyler Miller

    #Science #Ecosystems #Robins

  • By the time I finished the book [All Alone in the Universe], Robin Roy was saying, "More pictures!"
    -- Lynne Rae Perkins

    #Book #Robins #All Alone