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A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.

Tags: Great, Talent  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.

Tags: Naughty, Silence  ✍ Author: Adele

Part of recovery is relapse. I dust myself off and move forward again.

Tags: Again, Forward  ✍ Author: Steven Adler

At the end of the day, I think the more online educators there are, I think the better off the whole world is.

Tags: End, Whole  ✍ Author: John Agar

I wanted to wash off the experience of Africa but obviously I couldn't because that's who I was.

Tags: Experience, Wanted  ✍ Author: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

You really have to act your pants off to stay alive. I thrive on that; I rise to the occasion of the circumstances.

Tags: Act, Alive  ✍ Author: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Several tons of dynamite are set off in this picture - none of it under the right people.

Tags: None, Picture  ✍ Author: James Agee

I think that people vibe off your energy and I'm a pretty mellow person.

Tags: Energy, Pretty  ✍ Author: Dianna Agron

I am Ecuadorian but people felt so safe passing me off as a skinny, blue-eyed white girl.

Tags: Felt, Girl  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

Red lips and fragrance always top off an outfit for me.

Tags: Red, Top  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time.

Tags: Creative, Time  ✍ Author: Alvin Ailey

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.

Tags: Knowledge, Love  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on.

Tags: Bike, Falling  ✍ Author: Lance Armstrong

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Tags: Men, Truth  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Tags: Ourselves, Truth  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families.

Tags: Home, While  ✍ Author: Spencer Bachus

I just feel passionately about a few things and particularly about helping artists get off the ground.

Tags: Artists, Few  ✍ Author: Jane Badler

It's not that I bounce ideas off of my children as much as it is that having children has had a profound effect on the way I see the world. They have mined my soul. They've made me a better person and therefore a more empathetic writer.

Tags: Children, Soul  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Letter writing was clearly important to Reagan. Even as president he kept dashing off letters to friends, pen pals, media people, statesmen, critics, and the kind of people who write to presidents never expecting a reply.

Tags: Friends, Writing  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

Doing these parts is not fun. It's challenging, but no fun. It's creepy. I would rather play the guy that throws the touchdown pass and gets carried off the field.

Tags: Fun, Rather  ✍ Author: Alec Baldwin

We are starting off with our own different characters and our own laws and everything, looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to be the person that he was and how he comes to be this man that jumps around in the Bat suit.

Tags: Characters, Looking  ✍ Author: Christian Bale

You don't go to Gettysburg with a shovel, you don't take belt buckles off the Arizona.

Tags: Arizona, Belt  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.

Tags: After, Best  ✍ Author: Eric Bana

'Wiseguy' for its time was good. It was really good. And it holds up still. But a lot of the restraints have been taken off now.

Tags: Good, Time  ✍ Author: Jonathan Banks

I've died so many times. I'm 65. On my 40th birthday, my girlfriend gave me a reel with ways I had died, whether it was by knife, or electrocution or drowning or being thrown off a building or whatever it might have been. I've died a lot of times!

Tags: Birthday, Girlfriend  ✍ Author: Jonathan Banks
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My mom never taught me to be waiting for some prince on a white horse to swipe me off my feet.

Tags: Mom, Waiting  ✍ Author: Tyra Banks

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.

Tags: Ourselves, Sun  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.

Tags: Clothes, Night  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

My stories run up and bite me on the leg - I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off.

Tags: Idea, Writing  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

I have spent my life going from mania to mania. Somehow it has all paid off.

Tags: Life, Paid  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

I felt a bit bookish, cut off from life.

Tags: Felt, Life  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.

Tags: Living, Risk  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

You've got to jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.

Tags: Build, Wings  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves - and the better the teacher, the better the student body.

Tags: Society, Teacher  ✍ Author: Warren Buffett

One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.

Tags: Fighting, Once  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.

Tags: Die, Once  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.

Tags: Hope, Truth  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

When I was a child we were sufficiently well off for me to be a picky eater and I still cannot eat vegetables cooked in the traditional British manner.

Tags: Cannot, Child  ✍ Author: Vince Cable

I was an unhappy child, and that puts me off having a child of my own.

Tags: Child, Unhappy  ✍ Author: Meg Cabot

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.

Tags: Time, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Herb Caen

Acting with Denzel is like playing tennis with someone that's better than you. You either play better tennis or get blown off the court.

Tags: Acting, Someone  ✍ Author: Dean Cain

I think the level of devotion some sci-fi fans display turns other people off.

Tags: Fans, Level  ✍ Author: James Callis

Many actors have protested about mobile phones going off in theatres, but the real menace now is people texting during a show. It may only disturb a few people around them, but for me, as an actor, when I spot them answering their emails, I am outraged.

Tags: May, Real  ✍ Author: Simon Callow

I watched, for the 17th and hopefully the last time, The 'Guns of Navarone' on New Year's Eve. I always watch just in case the explosives don't go off in the end. You have to watch the end, just to make sure it's OK.

Tags: End, Time  ✍ Author: David Cameron

I never want to quit playing ball. They'll have to cut this uniform off of me to get me out of it.

Tags: Playing, Quit  ✍ Author: Roy Campanella

All that political stuff Delano was doing. Me, I've gone off the top, into total fantasy.

Tags: Political, Stuff  ✍ Author: Eddie Campbell

A 'modern' man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.

Tags: Dead, Time  ✍ Author: Elias Canetti

I tried out for another show while I was in college so I could pay off my student loans, and it sort of led to The Real World. The same people that were casting that show were casting The Real World, so they asked me to do it.

Tags: Another, Real  ✍ Author: Trishelle Cannatella

For me, naming bands was the forerunner to really writing lyrics, because I work off titles.

Tags: Work, Writing  ✍ Author: Jim Capaldi

Gov. Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature's strong commitment to increase access to Advanced Placement courses continues to pay off.

Tags: Pay, Strong  ✍ Author: Karel Capek

On 'American Gladiators,' I got to pummel a lot of people off a pyramid with a giant Q-tip. It was so much fun to wrestle people with no risk of getting knocked out or choked out.

Tags: American, Fun  ✍ Author: Gina Carano

If somebody takes the parking place you were waiting for, I tend to kind of let it roll off my back. Maybe I'm harboring a lot of something and it will all explode somewhere down the road, but I tend to just let it slide off my back.

Tags: Place, Waiting  ✍ Author: Steve Carell

When the show's in production, we work for three weeks at a time and then take a week off.

Tags: Time, Work  ✍ Author: Drew Carey

I had, before I went to college, I had taken a few years off after high school and really had, I guess in those days, I had no intentions of going to college.

Tags: After, School  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

I thought I would be an organic chemist. I went off to university, and when I couldn't understand the chemistry lectures I decided that I would be a zoologist, because zoologists seemed like life-loving people.

Tags: Thought, Understand  ✍ Author: Peter Carey

Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.

Tags: Left, Mean  ✍ Author: George Carlin

Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their axis, advancing nowhere.

Tags: Nowhere, Wait  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

I've been playing golf as long as I've been dancing, since I was 13 or 14. I play off six. I like to get out on a golf course as often as I can.

Tags: Often, Playing  ✍ Author: Anton du Beke

Turn off the sound in a movie, and if you can tell what's going on, the movie should work.

Tags: Tell, Work  ✍ Author: Willem Dafoe

I'm a theatre person, that's who I am. I'm happy to make sojourns into the world of movies but I'm basically a theatre director that potters off and does a couple of movies.

Tags: Happy, Movies  ✍ Author: Stephen Daldry

I used to be a mean maniac. Someone once threw a firecracker at a show and I jumped off the side of the stage and whacked 'em on the side of the head.

Tags: Mean, Someone  ✍ Author: Dick Dale

I'd get more applause than some because I was just seventeen. If they didn't clap at the end of my act I would limp off stage and boy would they feel guilty. They would all burst into tremendous applause as they saw this poor cripple kid walking off.

Tags: End, Poor  ✍ Author: Jim Dale

I can be stressed, or tired, and I can go into a meditation and it all just flows off of me. I'll come out of it refreshed and centered and that's how I'll feel and it'll carry through the day.

Tags: Meditation, Tired  ✍ Author: Salvador Dali

You're better off being a brick layer if you're going to play guitar than a sheet metal worker.

Tags: Guitar, Metal  ✍ Author: Roger Daltrey

You can create the perfect triceps by just pushing yourself off your wall.

Tags: Perfect, Yourself  ✍ Author: Jean-Claude Van Damme

There's not too many teams that can succeed on and off the field together.

Tags: Succeed, Together  ✍ Author: Johnny Damon

What we really need is for me to get hot and stay hot. When I go, this team really takes off.

Tags: Takes, Team  ✍ Author: Johnny Damon

I was a window dresser for Burton's once. What really put me off was the area manager coming round and saying, Charles, I think you're a natch at this.

Tags: Put, Saying  ✍ Author: Charles Dance

I think because I am as earnest as I am, people were accepting of my evolving into a certified, legitimate, and grown up and I did take three years off.

Tags: Accepting, Three  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

I took three years off. I differentiated myself from the industry. Found my identity - sort of... I haven't graduated yet. I'm not legitimately educated yet, but maybe one day.

Tags: Graduation, Three  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

I would sign on for projects that were meant to shoot in July, and then they would postponed and they would bleed into the following semester, and then I'd take a semester off, and then the movie would collapse.

Tags: Movie, Sign  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing, where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that, and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.

Tags: Month, Taken  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

One person goes off and works in Houston the other person goes off to London and you're on the phone to each other and somebody is paying you to kiss somebody else. It's very bizarre being an actor.

Tags: Else, Kiss  ✍ Author: Ted Danson

I don't know how the editors are going to take it or how it may be received. But to some extent I'm hoping that with the next book, when people pick it up and read it, it will scare the pants off of them.

Tags: Book, May  ✍ Author: Christopher Darden

I don't know what it is to love the way they love-they would jump off a bridge for me. I can't do that. I can only say, I owe you.

Tags: Bridge, Love  ✍ Author: Bobby Darin

It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it.

Tags: Best, Excuses  ✍ Author: Bobby Darin

It kills me when I see some metal band trying to pass themselves off as an 'alternative band.'

Tags: Themselves, Trying  ✍ Author: Dimebag Darrell

Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred, and broadest afar off.

Tags: Fame, River  ✍ Author: Dale Dauten

I have reservations about everything I do.

Tags: Audience, Energy  ✍ Author: Larry David

I don't drive around London much. Any journey around Islington involves hundreds of speed bumps that seem to tear the bottom of your car off.

Tags: Car, Journey  ✍ Author: Alan Davies

Ray is very secretive about his ideas - why not, the times that the Kinks have been ripped off, especially in the early years, it makes you a little bit cautious about telling anybody what you're doing. And that's understandable.

Tags: Makes, Why  ✍ Author: Dave Davies

When I was a student, the laws of physics were regarded as completely off limits. The job of the scientist, we were told, is to discover the laws and apply them, not inquire into their provenance.

Tags: Job, Student  ✍ Author: Paul Davies

Recently I've been participating in radio and television talk programs doing broadcasts and conferences, and shooting my mouth off and really going to town.

Tags: Talk, Television  ✍ Author: Peter Maxwell Davies

I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.

Tags: Laugh, Remember  ✍ Author: Bette Davis

I used to lead off when I was a rookie. I've always been able to bunt.

Tags: Able, Used  ✍ Author: Chili Davis

Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.

Tags: Book, Ignore  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

But you can't show some far off idyllic conception of behavior if you want the kids to come and see the picture. You've got to show what it's really like, and try to reach them on their own grounds.

Tags: Kids, Try  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

I'm on the patch right now. Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it, and then I'm gonna rip it off.

Tags: Small, Until  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

I guess I'm attracted to these off beat roles because my life has been a bit abnormal. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.

Tags: Life, Problem  ✍ Author: Johnny Depp

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Tags: Head, Poetry  ✍ Author: Emily Dickinson

Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off.

Tags: High, Won  ✍ Author: Phyllis Diller

I'm not the kind of cat that's going to cut off an ear if I can't do something.

Tags: Cat, Cut  ✍ Author: Bob Dylan

I tasted huge success with my first album, and when it's happening it feels like a roller coaster you can't get off. You should be very careful about wishing for success on that scale.

Tags: Happening, Success  ✍ Author: Sophie Ellis Bextor

Even people on the liberal side are starting to worry about going off a fiscal cliff.

Tags: Liberal, Worry  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

If you look at the timing of many of the Greek dramas from the theatrical point of view, it's all off, and I think the reason for that is that music played a very important part.

Tags: Music, Reason  ✍ Author: John Eaton

Later, I could take something off my slider and I could make my fastball sink, so I really had four pitches.

Tags: Four, Later  ✍ Author: Dennis Eckersley

I think I might actually die of showing off. It'll be on my headstone - 'Cause of Death: Showing Off.'

Tags: Death, Die  ✍ Author: Billy Eckstine

If I do go to the beach there have to be certain rules: it can't be a pebbly beach, there has to be some shade and there has to be a beach bar. I don't want to go off the beaten track.

Tags: Beach, Rules  ✍ Author: Billy Eckstine

Well, I really don't like heights. I don't get on the top deck of a double-decker because that's a bit high for me. I always feel that I'm going to hurl myself off, so heights are a problem.

Tags: High, Problem  ✍ Author: Billy Eckstine

I am very short-sighted, and if I don't like a situation I take my glasses off.

Tags: Glasses, Situation  ✍ Author: Billy Eckstine

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