Stuff quotes

  • This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.
    -- A. A. Milne

    #Silly #Writing #Stuff

  • My favorite thing about being famous... it's not really as big of a deal as everybody says it is. Being on the road is tough, doing interviews, and all the stuff. It's still pretty tough.
    -- Aaron Carter

    #Stuff #Interviews #Favorites Things

  • Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell ideas. Not stuff.
    -- Aaron Ross

    #Ideas #Benefits #Stuff

  • Reality is painful -- it's so much easier to keep doing stuff you know you're good at or else to pick something so hard there's no point at which it's obvious you're failing -- but it's impossible to get better without confronting it.
    -- Aaron Swartz

    #Reality #Get Better #Stuff

  • I would like to, especially in film, play against type and do some heavier stuff. I'm intrigued by projects that deal with problematic people and things.
    -- Aaron Tveit

    #Play #People #Stuff

  • Once I came to acting, it was almost a thing where there weren't enough hours in the day to work on stuff because I was so passionate about it.
    -- Aaron Tveit

    #Acting #Passionate #Stuff

  • I never consciously got into comedy. It was sort of one of those things where I was a theater student, I was acting, I was doing comedy, I was doing dramatic stuff, so it's been something that I've always done and enjoyed doing and had an instinct to be relatively good at.
    -- Aasif Mandvi

    #Acting #Done #Stuff

  • I used to paint a lot of oil and now I paint more mixed-media stuff.
    -- Abbie Cornish

    #Media #Oil #Stuff

  • I like English, and I like writing essays, and that kind of stuff.
    -- Abigail Breslin

    #Writing #Stuff #Kind

  • The problem with the internet is that anyone can just make stuff up
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Stuff #Problem #Internet

  • I have been in teen shows for years, so doing that stuff - kissing - is kind of commonplace and not a big deal. It was way more cool just because it was Meg Ryan.
    -- Adam Brody

    #Kissing #Years #Stuff

  • I wish I came from a more pure place. I don't have something to say from the bottom of my soul. I just know how to take stuff I like and repackage it in a slightly different way.
    -- Adam Brody

    #Soul #Wish #Stuff

  • Well, guys are better at mechanical stuff and women are better at emotional stuff.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Emotional #Guy #Stuff

  • I like radio and live performing stuff. I don't like the television stuff as much.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Television #Radio #Stuff

  • Honestly, I've always had difficulty relaxing, unwinding and going to bed - that kind of stuff.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Bed #Stuff #Kind

  • You eventually get used to looking at girls picking their leotards out of their bums and that sort of stuff.
    -- Adam Garcia

    #Girl #Stuff #Used

  • In bookstores, my stuff is usually filed in the out-of-the-way, additional interest sections.
    -- Adam Gopnik

    #Bookstores #Stuff #Way

  • I still like some of the stuff, skateboarding. Just stupid things.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Stupid #Skateboarding #Stuff

  • 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

  • Let's blow some stuff up.
    -- Adam Savage

    #Blow #Stuff #Fierce

  • I was always tearing stuff apart to see how it worked.
    -- Adam Yauch


  • What is a shame is that there isn't stuff that is as great as 'Oz' on a consistent level around today.
    -- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

    #Levels #Stuff #Today

  • Lovers lie around in itBroken glass is found in itGrassI like that stuff
    -- Adrian Mitchell

    #Lying #Glasses #Stuff

  • I try to eat a lot of baked foods, fish, chicken, potatoes, stuff like that. Grab me a Muscle Milk. That helps.
    -- Adrian Peterson

    #Trying #Stuff #Potatoes

  • I love a sandwich that you can barely fit in your mouth because there's so much stuff on it. The bread should not be the main thing on a sandwich.
    -- Adrianne Palicki

    #Mouths #Stuff #Bread

  • I don't care if it's rap, metal, whatever. You still should play Beatles records mixed with Limp Bizkit mixed with Foghat mixed with Creedence Clearwater Revival, stuff like that.
    -- Afrika Bambaataa

    #Rap #Play #Stuff

  • A lot of stuff written about me is rubbish. I don't know where they get it from, sometimes.
    -- Agyness Deyn

    #Rubbish #Stuff #Sometimes

  • Fashion isn't me, even though I work in it. It's just materialistic stuff.
    -- Agyness Deyn

    #Fashion #Stuff #Materialistic

  • Don't do stuff that freaks him out, like what you're doing now. Do something that makes him happy.
    -- Ai Yazawa

    #Stuff #Freak

  • There are two types of films - one made by the big-time producers, the other is low budget stuff made by some producers who make films for the heck of it, they complete their films for small amounts, sell it at low costs with almost no publicity.
    -- Ajay Devgan

    #Two #Cost #Stuff

  • It is important to make your own stuff. Even if you are not an actor, it is important to not stop involving yourself as a creative person.
    -- Ajay Naidu

    #Creative #Important #Stuff

  • That's where humour lives for me. In the body. The Steve Martin kind of stuff or Jim Carrey, that's what I like. I've always felt that's what I would like to do.
    -- Al Pacino

    #Body #Stuff #Kind

  • I don't really look at myself as the kind of person who craves attention, but I've never been to therapy so there's probably a lot of stuff about myself that I don't know.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Looks #Attention #Stuff

  • As it turns out, there is a thing called the Internet, and stuff does go out there whether the suits like it or not.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Doe #Stuff #Suits

  • There's enough people that do unfunny music. I'll leave the serious stuff to Paris Hilton and Kevin Federline.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Paris #People #Stuff

  • We read the weird tales in newspapers to crowd out the even weirder stuff inside us.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Crowds #Stuff #Newspapers

  • Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is keep it to a minimum. No one has ever eliminated any of that stuff.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Successful #Stuff #Way

  • The excitement really didn't start to build until the trailer - which was carrying me, with a space suit with ventilation and all that sort of stuff - pulled up to the launch pad.
    -- Alan Shepard

    #Space #Suits #Stuff

  • I can't tell you why a particular athlete would leave a certain coach, but I can tell you there could be many reasons. They could have personality conflicts. They could have misunderstandings. Lots of stuff can happen.
    -- Alberto Salazar

    #Athlete #Personality #Stuff

  • It is necessary, in this world, to be made of harder stuff than one's environment.
    -- Aleister Crowley

    #World #Stuff #Environment

  • Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked.
    -- Alex Cox

    #Sorry #Stuff #Way

  • Of course witnessing poverty was the first to be ticked off the list. Then I had to graduate to the more obscure stuff. Being in a riot was something I pursued with a truly obsessive zeal, along with being tear-gassed and hearing gunshots fired in anger.
    -- Alex Garland

    #Tears #Stuff #Hearing

  • There is no such thing as garbage, just useful stuff in the wrong place.
    -- Alex Steffen

    #Stuff #Garbage

  • I'm trying to practice owning less stuff.
    -- Alexandra Paul

    #Practice #Trying #Stuff

  • I liked 35 and in both my novels that is the age of the lead characters. I tried making them my age but they just seemed to keep moaning about stuff.
    -- Alexei Sayle

    #Character #Age #Stuff

  • People used to think I was just a shouty comic but I was doing stuff about Sartre.
    -- Alexei Sayle

    #Thinking #People #Stuff

  • I never took that stuff personally when people said I was too young, too inexperienced. I get politics. I get attack ads. But they said 'mobbed up family.' That we were criminals. That kills me.
    -- Alexi Giannoulias

    #People #Criminals #Stuff

  • I'm always amazed that people will actually choose to sit in front of the television and just be savaged by stuff that belittles their intelligence.
    -- Alice Walker

    #People #Television #Stuff

  • I never really read superhero stuff as a kid.
    -- Alison Bechdel

    #Kids #Superhero #Stuff

  • Watching everyone root through their psyche, it just delights me. Especially R. Crumb's stuff.
    -- Alison Bechdel

    #Roots #Delight #Stuff

  • You've got to go with what feels instinctive and true to your heart, and filter out all of the other stuff.
    -- Alison Goldfrapp

    #Heart #Filters #Stuff

  • Where is love exchanged? Where is the love felt when a state administrator stuffs a welfare check into an outgoing mail?
    -- Allen West

    #Mail #Stuff #Welfare

  • You know we fixate on the food so much itself: “Oh, the ultimate brownie or the ultimate this or that” -- well, let me tell you something: It’s all poop in about 12 hours, okay? The real power that food has is its ability to connect human beings to each other -- that’s the stuff right there and, to me, everything else is secondary to that.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Real #Poop #Stuff

  • I can't talk about anything or write about anything if I don't understand it. So a lot of the stuff that I go through and a lot of the time that I spend is understanding.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Writing #Understanding #Stuff

  • I am not interested in releasing best of stuff and I have not given my permission. You release best of packages when you're a has-been and have nothing new to offer.
    -- Amanda Lear

    #Stuff #Release #Permission

  • I've had some interesting stuff happen to me - so why doesn't anyone ask me?
    -- Amanda Marshall

    #Interesting #Stuff #Ask Me

  • I wouldn't want to forget anything, even the weird stuff and the bad stuff. It makes you who you are.
    -- Amber Benson

    #Want #Stuff #Forget

  • My coach told me I had to expect, you know, some long rallies and stuff. So, you know, I was ready for this.
    -- Amelie Mauresmo

    #Long #Stuff #Ready

  • Some very plausible stuff is being written by women in a way that most men are not doing.
    -- Amy Clampitt

    #Men #Stuff #Way

  • Real relationship is gritty and earthy, the stuff that life is made of.
    -- Amy Grant

    #Real #Stuff #Life Is

  • You do your best, you do all this stuff, but the only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.
    -- Amy Grant


  • We're actually making stuff in America now. We're exporting stuff. We're inventing things.
    -- Amy Klobuchar

    #America #Stuff #Exporting

  • You can't control all the crazy stuff that happens to you. All you can control is the way you handle it.
    -- Amy Lee

    #Crazy #Stuff #Way

  • I really do listen to all types of music, not only rock, but everything from good pop music - which is usually older pop music - to RB and indie rock. I love indie rock more than a lot of the commercial stuff that you'd expect.
    -- Amy Lee

    #Rocks #Stuff #Type

  • I cry alot-I dont know why, but it just helps me. I cry over bad and good stuff-sometimes sadness can be beautiful
    -- Amy Lee

    #Beautiful #Sadness #Stuff

  • I grew up watching skating all the time in the Olympic stuff.
    -- Amy Poehler

    #Skating #Stuff #Grew Up

  • It's funny to see the finished product of a movie, stuff that's so beautiful, and to remember the particulars.
    -- Amy Ryan

    #Beautiful #Stuff #Remember

  • I like to create stuff. I like to express myself through jokes.
    -- Amy Schumer

    #Stuff #Jokes

  • I always wrote poetry and stuff like that, so putting songs together wasn't that spectacular.
    -- Amy Winehouse

    #Song #Together #Stuff

  • Having listened to great songwriters like James Taylor and Carole King, I felt there was nothing new that was coming out that really represented me and the way I felt. So I started writing my own stuff.
    -- Amy Winehouse

    #Kings #Writing #Stuff

  • I'm pretty earthy; I nursed forever because I liked it and my kids liked it, but at the same time I'm very laissez-faire about stuff like bedtimes and food.
    -- Ana Gasteyer

    #Kids #Forever #Stuff

  • All the good stuff is on the other side of tired.
    -- Andre Agassi

    #Tired #Stuff #Sides

  • Life does throw some hard stuff at you as you get older, much harder. But you are more able to deal with things.
    -- Andrea Corr

    #Doe #Able #Stuff

  • Spare no expense on the stuff that matters.
    -- Andrew Mayne

    #Matter #Stuff #Expenses

  • I don't know why I do what I do. I tend to go for the really weird, bizarre stuff. I actually have to tone it down for the show.
    -- Andy Milonakis

    #Stuff #Tone #Bizarre

  • I never read. The paper or anything. I watch a lot of movies, and TV series and stuff. But I never, never read.
    -- Andy Murray

    #Watches #Paper #Stuff

  • But I don't read a lot of fiction. I prefer the nonfiction stuff.
    -- Andy Richter

    #Fiction #Stuff #Nonfiction

  • I've always felt that if something is polarizing, that's usually the stuff I like the most. If something is taking a chance and is willing to be weird, that's my favorite thing. I know there's somebody out there who hates it.
    -- Andy Samberg

    #Hate #Stuff #Favorites Things

  • High-tech tomatoes. Mysterious milk. Supersquash. Are we supposed to eat this stuff? Or is it going to eat us?
    -- Anita Manning

    #Food #Tomatoes #Stuff

  • Fashion is such stuff as dreams are made on…
    -- Anna Dello Russo

    #Dream #Fashion #Stuff

  • You have to create your own stuff. It's really exciting to create something, sell it, and feel like I'm not just a pawn waiting to be cast
    -- Anna Faris

    #Waiting #Stuff #Pawns

  • I've just done a commercial in the U.S. in which I talk about stocks, shares and bonds. Everyone is amazed. They ask me: 'You really know about that stuff or did you just learn it for the commercial?' I tell them I wouldn't do it unless I understood and had an interest.
    -- Anna Kournikova

    #Ties #Done #Stuff

  • Being a part of the action is just incredible. I loved doing stunt stuff. I loved learning to ride.
    -- Anna Popplewell

    #Stuff #Action #Incredibles

  • It was easier when all we wanted to do was eat them and take their stuff,” he grumbled. And it had been easier when he hadn’t cared if he made any of them cry.
    -- Anne Bishop

    #Stuff #Cry #Easier

  • Try to be accurate about stuff.
    -- Anne Enright

    #Trying #Stuff #Accuracy

  • Sometimes this human stuff is slimy and pathetic...but better to feel it and talk about it and walk through it than to spend a lifetime being silently poisoned.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Stuff #Sometimes #Lifetime

  • I'm 78, I'm on my pension in Ireland, and all that good stuff
    -- Anne McCaffrey

    #Stuff #Pension #Ireland

  • Recycling is what we do when we're out of options to avoid, repair, or reuse the product first. Firstly: Reduce. Don't buy what we don't need. Repair: Fix stuff that still has life in it. Reuse: Share. Then, only when you've exhausted those options, recycle.
    -- Annie Leonard

    #Needs #Reuse #Stuff

  • Those places I don't understand, just doing bad food. It takes some doing. Making good pasta is so much easier than making bad stuff. It actually takes quite an effort to make poor linguine pomodora.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #Effort #Pasta #Stuff

  • You have an impeccable argument if you said that Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo are food capitals. They have a maximum amount of great stuff to eat in the smallest areas.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #Stuff #Hong Kong #Tokyo

  • I've been getting into Nick Drake lately, the folk singer. Sad, gorgeous stuff.
    -- Anthony Doerr

    #Singers #Stuff #Gorgeous

  • The knighthood was a tremendous honour, I don't dismiss it. But I feel embarrassed by the flowery, theatrical stuff that goes with being an actor.
    -- Anthony Hopkins

    #Actors #Knighthood #Stuff

  • You've gotta stop making stuff up.
    -- Anthony Weiner


  • Grain is life, there's all this striving for perfection with digital stuff. Striving is fine, but getting there is not great. I want a sense of the human and that is what breathes life into a picture. For me, imperfection is perfection.
    -- Anton Corbijn

    #Perfection #Want #Stuff

  • It's a cinch that if you read it in an occult periodical or paperback, everyone's doing it. That should be your cue to avoid such stuff, lest you be relegated to the same readership level.
    -- Anton Szandor LaVey

    #Levels #Stuff #Should

  • I always wanted to be a model, never an actress. I would see children in ads and stuff and wanted to be like them.
    -- Anushka Sharma

    #Children #Stuff #Actresses

  • I used to make up names when I used to catalog my stuff.
    -- Aphex Twin

    #Names #Stuff #Used

  • If you want to end war and stuff, you gotta sing loud.
    -- Arlo Guthrie

    #War #Want #Stuff

  • I'm the kind of person who can hear that stuff. If you sing along to the radio and you're not going to sing unison with the melody, but find the harmony, I find that pretty easy to do.
    -- Art Garfunkel

    #Radio #Stuff #Kind

  • There's a therapeutic aspect to all making, but the nature of working is to compress, condense, and shape stuff, not to just expunge it. It's not just an exorcism.
    -- Art Spiegelman

    #Shapes #Stuff #Exorcism