Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 125
War Inevitable

No war is inevitable until it breaks out.

- A. J. P. Taylor

Corporate Barack

I have no tax breaks or corporate interests to be supported by Barack Obama.

- Adam McKay

Not Fair Like

Bush already gave obscene tax breaks to people like me and Warren Buffet, and we are saying it's not fair.

- Adam McKay

Show Raising

My two boys were the same ages as the kids in the show. In real life or in between the breaks I was raising two kids off camera who were not unlike the two kids who were being paid to be my kids.

- Alan Thicke

Give Recover

I didn't give myself enough breaks during the training year to recover. I didn't understand the power of periodization.

- Alberto Salazar

Year Now

With my runners now, they get two month-long breaks during the year.

- Alberto Salazar

Brilliant Other

No disrespect to any other god, but Shiva's an outsider god. He breaks the rules. He's a brilliant musician, a brilliant dancer; he treats his wife as an equal, and she opposes him many times, but he obsessively loves her.

- Amish Tripathi

Give Large

Give tax breaks to large corporations, so that money can trickle down to the general public, in the form of extra jobs.

- Andrew Mellon

People Always

If you ask people what they've always wanted to do, most people haven't done it. That breaks my heart.

- Angelina Jolie

Young Too

I don't believe in breaks. Not yet. I'm too young.

- Aldis Hodge

Middle Line

The expected vertical line of Ikiru's narrative breaks when Kurosawa does a flash-forward in the middle of the film.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Lucky Tiptoe

Because TED is for, and by, unbelievably rich people, they tiptoe around questions of the justness of a society that rewards TED attendees so much for what usually amounts to a series of lucky breaks.

- Alex Pareene

Graduation Student

For many, graduation marks the end of formal student life - the end of long spring breaks and of thinking that a 10 A.M. class is far too early.

- Alexa Von Tobel

Needs Divisive

What breaks my heart is suffering of any kind. Too often, our world is divisive and cruel where it needs to be uniting and loving.

- Alicia Keys

Every Day Brush

It breaks my heart that I don't see my daughters every day, don't get to hug them and brush their hair.

- Angie Harmon

Chains Like

We're not like Alice In Chains where somebody dies and the band breaks up.

- Ann Wilson

Year Wealthy

For the fifth year in a row, the Bush budget cuts city core services to pay for wealthy tax breaks. And once again, the mayor's requests were not funded.

- Anthony Weiner

Strength Which

My practicality consists in this, in the knowledge that if you beat your head against the wall it is your head which breaks and not the wall - that is my strength, my only strength.

- Antonio Gramsci

Voice Natural

When my voice breaks, it recovers automatically. I don't do anything special to maintain my voice. I have a natural voice and don't have to take care of it.

- Arijit Singh

Own Cause

Our holiness is an effect, not a cause; so long as our eyes are on our own personal whiteness as an end in itself, the thing breaks down.

- Charles Simeon

Been Movie

When the protagonist breaks the fourth wall by looking at the camera in a movie, it's generally been used for comedic purposes, rather than feeling like they're looking into your soul.

- Chris Milk

Beauty Took

My father, who was a cabinetmaker, told me, 'Wood has a grain and if you go into the grain, you have beauty. If you go against it, you have splinters - it breaks.' And I took that as my view of life. You have to follow the grain - to be sensitive to the direction of life.

- Christian Louboutin

Away Constant

It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.

- Claude M. Bristol

Advantage Along

I've taken advantage of a few breaks that came along and moved along with them.

- Clint Eastwood

Worry About

I've got actor friends who didn't get breaks, who struggle and worry about things that I'm fortunate not to have to worry about.

- Clive Owen

Cost Year

I can understand where the oil company wants to deduct the cost of drilling a well. That's one of the tax breaks for oil companies - the subsidies - they get to deduct the cost of the well the year you drill.

- Dan Benishek

Sun Every Day

Breaks balance out. The sun don't shine on the same ol' dog's rear end every day.

- Darrell Royal

Think Very

In terms of the way people see me, it breaks down into two very clear and distinct groups: those who think they know me from reading the papers and those who really know me by reading my books.

- David Icke

Some Wonderful Life

Some of Jimmy Stewart's performance in 'It's A Wonderful Life' is some of the most disturbing performance he ever did, when he falls apart and when he breaks down.

- David O. Russell

Own Comprehend

I have such admiration for single mothers. I simply don't comprehend how you'd cope with that intensity, the lack of breaks, ever, on your own.

- Jo Brand

Day Heart

The day breaks not, it is my heart.

- John Donne

Think I Think

I think the divine is like a huge smile that breaks somewhere in the sea within you, and gradually comes up again.

- John O'Donohue

Back Break

It brings me back to reality. The combine doesn't care if you're a senator or not. It breaks down whenever it wants to break down.

- Jon Tester

Through Warmth

The light from the sun breaks through space, bathing our planet as it encircles the sun with life-giving warmth and light. Without the sun, there could be no life on this planet; it would be forever barren, cold, and dark.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Always Prefer

I always prefer to save up and have a four- or five-star holiday rather than take lots of little breaks where the standards aren't so high.

- June Whitfield

Father Been

It breaks my heart that my father never knew my children. He should have been around for another 25 years.

- Bear Grylls

Right Sue

Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade?

- Bill Maher

Always Boyfriend

I had a serious boyfriend in high school, but we would take breaks in between. You shouldn't always have a boyfriend!

- Heather Morris

Always More

I've always aligned myself with a more modern, European fit. I maintain that fit is the thing that makes or breaks an outfit. Good tailoring trumps designer and price any day.

- Henrik Lundqvist

Feels Before

It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.

- Hillary Clinton

United States

If a war breaks out with the United States, the navy will have to put all its strength into interceptive operations, so... massive sea-borne supplies might be momentarily interrupted.

- Isoroku Yamamoto

Outing However

A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant.

- Ivor Novello

Country Quick

I delight in my family obligations, but they leave little time for breaks let alone quick trips across the country.

- Carre Otis

Lunch Like

If you can reach people in their pockets, on their lunch breaks, on their commutes to and from work, on recess at school, and make things they want to see, that's an amazing thing for a show like ours.

- James Corden

Always Recently

It breaks my heart that we are always being nudged toward the most recently published books, when so many worthy books have gone unexplored.

- Cathy Marie Buchanan

More Very

In a way, metafiction breaks down the story and makes it less real. But in another respect, by that very breaking down, it actually makes things feel more real than they would to begin with.

- James Gunn

Insurance Having

Not having insurance not only destroys your life, it destroys your fiscal life. It breaks up marriages. You cannot functions anywhere unless you have good health.

- Charles B. Rangel

Pain Broken

I know what it's like to have a broken heart. I know what it's like to feel pain: When my songs don't become hits, it breaks my heart. There are a million ways to break a heart. I can relate.

- Diane Warren

Once Piece

When the body breaks down, it does not all go at once; it goes piece by piece.

- Janine di Giovanni

Director Movie

A director makes only one movie in his life. Then he breaks it into pieces and makes it again.

- Jean Renoir

Role However

Tax breaks can serve a vital role in keeping and bringing jobs to our state; however, without accountability, they are little more than loopholes at taxpayers' expense.

- Jeanne Kohl-Welles

Extraordinary Had

I had such extraordinary breaks from the moment I entered the theater.

- Dorothy McGuire

Names Some

Not naming names, but it shocks me, some of the people who get the breaks.

- Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Fighter Makes

Every fighter has one fight that makes or breaks him.

- Elia Kazan

Funny Bends

If it bends, it's funny; if it breaks, it's not funny.

- Kate O'Brien

Middle Billionaires

The middle class should not continue to foot the bill for tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires.

- Keith Ellison

Trust Police

When the trust between the police and the communities they serve breaks down, everyone is at risk.

- Eric Schneiderman

My Life Some

Most people take long breaks after Olympics. I needed some normalcy back in my life, so I came back to the pool.

- Eric Shanteau

Subjective Trend

Fashion is really funny because it's something that should be subjective, but there are clear things that are chic or not chic. There are all these rules, but if the right person breaks a rule, then it becomes a trend.

- Erin Foster

YouTube Making

I'm known as a person who, like, steps out of the comfort zone. Who kind of breaks the rules and crosses the line in the sense of making YouTube videos.

- Kian Lawley

Work College

I didn't just work at a hardware store. I went to college for a second, and I worked there on breaks or during the summer.

- Kiiara

Lots Hugely

There are lots of actors out there who are hugely, hugely talented and haven't got the breaks I've had.

- Kit Harington

I Wish More

I have to shoot without any breaks. I yell at Herzog and hit him. I have to fight for every sequence. I wish Herzog would catch the plague, more than ever.

- Klaus Kinski

Sculptures Putting

I want people to get inspired by public space - their space. People tend to forget about it because they do the daily thing, but putting up these sculptures breaks the routine.

- Florentijn Hofman

Trading Likely

What you will be looking for is a day that closes above the prior day's high and most likely 'breaks' out to the upside to close above a trading range. This is the twitching worm that causes the public to leap before they look.

- Larry Williams

Development Some

The proper care and rearing of a child is integral to their development. It breaks my heart to know that some children's futures are being destroyed within their own homes.

- Lawrence Jackson

Middle Commercial

Life is like a movie-since there aren't any commercial breaks, you have to get up and go to the bathroom in the middle of it.

- Garry Trudeau

Trust Truth

When a politician bends the truth or a CEO breaks a promise, trust takes a beating.

- Gary Hamel

Career Hits

Sometimes you're in great demand. Then suddenly your career hits the breaks.

- Gary Sinise


Writing, basically breaks down to relationships between people and that is what you write about.

- Leon Uris

Mind Some

The breaks you take from work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you're on vacation.

- Gautam Singhania

Own Franchise

Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank.

- Linda Chavez

Load Carry

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

- Lou Holtz

Efficiency Need

Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.

- Russell Baker

More Makes

I have never understood that. I come from a place where the press makes or breaks an actor and it is more of a teamwork relationship.

- Michelle Trachtenberg

Roll Succeeds

Music is such a great communicator. It breaks down linguistic barriers, cultural barriers, it basically reaches out. That's when rock n' roll succeeds, and that's what virtuosity is all about.

- The Edge

Ambition Ties

Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.

- Sallust

Words Like

Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.

- Phyllis McGinley

Humble Other

Ambition devours gold and drinks blood and climbs so high by other men's heads, that at the length in the fall, it breaks its own neck; therefore, it is better to live in humble content than in high care and trouble.

- Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

Love Somewhere Else

I love watching movies. It breaks up the monotony of the road and momentarily takes you somewhere else.

- Santigold

School Were

In school in Lebanon, we were not allowed to speak Arabic during breaks - it had to be French or English.

- Rabih Alameddine

Ignorance Rocks

The knowledge from an enlightened person breaks on the hard rocks of ignorance.

- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Fees Unfairly

What's awesome about the Internet is how it breaks up monopolistic markets where middlemen unfairly gobble up outsized fees, leaving us little choice but to keep paying them.

- Sarah Lacy

Past Created

If giving tax breaks to millionaires created jobs or grew our economy, I would be in favor of them, but they are the same failed policies of the past that just don't work.

- Tim Walz

Business Everyone

As writers, we have to make our own work - as bloggers, writing for video games, whatever we can do. Everyone breaks into the business in a different way.

- Ransom Riggs

Music Constantly

Music breaks my heart constantly.

- Rashida Jones

Beginning Big

I really liked the snake that breaks out of the cage in the beginning of the movie. I saw it in real life, and it was really cool. Really big and fat. The owls are cool as well, but you can't really pet them.

- Tom Felton

Study YouTube

During my long study sessions in the library, I found myself watching YouTube videos during study breaks.

- Ray William Johnson

Will Strain

What breaks capitalism, all that will ever break capitalism, is capitalists. The faster they run the more strain on their heart.

- Raymond Williams

Had Lots

I had lots of breaks.

- Reba McEntire

Door Anthem

I had lots of breaks. I guess the one that got my foot in the door was singing the National Anthem at the National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City in '74.

- Reba McEntire

Every Day Needs

When I'm working on a novel, I generally do write every day, but in between those marathons, I take breaks. My brain needs time to recharge.

- Marie Brennan

Mean Major

I mean, to win a major, you've got to be a good player and you've got to get your breaks, as well, to win.

- Retief Goosen

Year Reason

It usually takes me about three years to research and write one of my historical sagas; this is one reason why I take medieval mystery breaks, for they can be completed in only a year.

- Sharon Kay Penman

New Some

If I wrote in a sonnet form, I would be distorting. Or if I had some great new idea for line breaks and I used it in a poem, but it's really not right for that poem, but I wanted it, that would be distorting.

- Sharon Olds

Needs Engaged

To be truly engaged at work, your brain needs periodic breaks to gain fresh perspective and energy.

- Shawn Achor

Republicans Income

Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income.

- Mark Dayton

Very Bags

Filming is long - you get very tired, and your skin breaks out and you get lumps and bumps. It's easier if you're allowed to have bags under your eyes.

- Shirley Henderson

Going Smith

When a criminal breaks into your home I'll let the liberals call the lawyer. I'm going to call Smith & Wesson.

- Rick Perry

Limited Government

You can't have a limited government if the family breaks down.

- Rick Santorum