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Feather

Total Quotes : 27
Father Mum

When I was a child, I was always nicking my mum's jewellery to wear, and I loved to drape a massive Chinese shawl around me from our fancy-dress box. I was obsessed with a feather and rabbit-fur collar from the age of three and attempted to make one with my friend, whose father was a gamekeeper.

- Alice Temperley

Reach Boa

Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!

- Allen Ginsberg

Ways Sharon

In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather.

- Amos Oz

Back Chains

My mother might find a thin gold chain at the back of a drawer, wadded into an impossibly tight knot, and give it to me to untangle. It would have a shiny, sweaty smell, and excite me: Gold chains linked you to the great fairy tales and myths, to Arabia, and India; to the great weight of the world, but lighter than a feather.

- Anne Lamott

Possibilities

Invest in a feather duster - the possibilities are endless.

- Anne Rice

Jazz Records

Columbia was a wonderful label for me. Wonderful. The records I made there garnered me an audience. I won a number of polls during the years that I was at Columbia. The Downbeat Jazz Poll. Leonard Feather, who was a huge critic back in the day, different polls that he had. The Playboy poll, a number of polls. So the music was great.

- Aretha Franklin

Laws Which

A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.

- Charles Lamb

Happen Mattress

The only interesting thing that can happen in a Swiss bedroom is suffocation by feather mattress.

- Dalton Trumbo

Willing Heel

A willing heart adds feather to the heel.

- Joanna Baillie

Back Very

You can really get poked in the back and not feel it very much, but just a feather around your lips and you really do feel it.

- Helen Fisher

I Am Free Man

I am a free man. I feel as light as a feather.

- Javier Perez de Cuellar

Nation Bearable

The actions of my government are not bearable. They devastate our natural resources and deprive our people. The politicians speak piously while practicing greed and divisiveness. They care nothing for the nation. I want to do more than withdraw my support. I want to tar and feather them.

- Donella Meadows

Always Bed

Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.

- Edith Wharton

Love Running

I love Nike's running shoes and clothes because they feel as light as a feather.

- Katia Winter

Big Pieces

I like things in my hair - big feather pieces.

- Kimberly Caldwell

Other Another

I am capable of directing, and I am good at that. In order to have longevity as actors, you have to keep changing it up a bit; you have to bring other talents to the table. I want this to be another feather in my cap instead of replacing what I already have.

- Kirsten Nelson

Work Nothing

There's nothing better than sinking into my feather pillows after a hard day's work.

- Kirsten Prout

Kid Mum

The feather was a thing, when I was a kid, we used to find feathers around the house, and whenever we found them, my mum used to say it was my nan leaving them around for us to find, so that was quite sweet.

- Liam Payne

Which Been

I have been wearing black, which was a reaction to the Ginger thing. But now I have hopes and I can be anything. Tomorrow I might be naked with a feather boa, who knows?

- Geri Halliwell

Education Magic

My grandmother had six kids - one died as an infant - and she was dirt-poor, and all her kids got an education. And my mom grew up poor. And they both worked so hard and cultivated so much of their own happiness. I wanted to have that like an amulet. Not like armor, but like a magic feather. Like Dumbo's magic feather.

- Lucy Alibar

Birds Bigoted

Birds of a lawless, bigoted feather bully together.

- Michelle Malkin

Book Storytelling

The biggest mistake you can make is assuming that creativity will hit you all at once and the muse will carry you to the end of the book on feather wings while 'Foster the People' plays gently in the background. Storytelling is work. Pleasurable work, usually, but it is work.

- Maggie Stiefvater

Chicken Big

I was the understudy to the understudy in a year-two production of 'Big Chief Red Feather.' The boy who had the lead broke his arm, and then the understudy got chicken pox. And I loved it. I got to wear the most feathers in my headdress.

- Sarah Snook

How Far Away

If you want to know how far gossip travels, do this - take a feather pillow up on a roof, slice it open, and let the feathers fly away on the wind. Then go and find every single feather and re-stuff the pillow.

- Rebecca Pidgeon

Life Is Short Like

Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.

- Shania Twain

19th Century Goose

Take any writer you want in the 19th century: they wrote with quill pens, dipping a piece of goose feather in ink and writing. And yet we read those novels today, and if we're sensitive to them, we respond to them with an immediacy that is stronger than anything written today on a word processor.

- Walter Murch

Now Took

It took the whole of Creation To produce my foot, my each feather: Now I hold Creation in my foot.

- Ted Hughes