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 : 158
Year Which

Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.

- A. E. van Vogt

Some Maybe

I've bought some Lanvin snake-print wedges, so maybe you'll see me pushing the pram in those and my hotpants!

- Abbey Clancy

Lazy Never

I don't normally vote. I'm lazy and I never bought into the 'Every vote counts.'

- Adam Carolla

Japan Like

I had relatives who would go to Japan and bring back random stuff they bought at the airport or whatever - 'Ultraman' and 'Speed Racer,' stuff like that.

- Adrian Tomine

Like Commercialism

I like the concept of dressing people. I used to not care whether people bought the clothes or not, but I kind of like it now. I wouldn't label that commercialism; it's more like I do this work because I want people to wear it.

- Alexander McQueen

Bored I Can

I can be bought, but not bored.

- Alfred Lunt

Camera Ever

I bought a camera with my first ever paycheck.

- Alice Englert

Magic Stories

They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined.

- Alice Hoffman

Sick Feel

I find shopping too stressful. I get hot and flustered and irritated and feel sick after I've bought something.

- Alison Goldfrapp

Like Making

I'm a fan of making things that I've seen but couldn't purchase, or things I bought that didn't fit the way I like.

- Andre Benjamin

Hollywood Sadly

Well, executive producer can mean anything in the world of Hollywood, sadly. It can be a bought title in many instances.

- Andrew Stanton

Apple Months

I started working at Apple about 18 months after I bought my Apple II.

- Andy Hertzfeld

Student More

I was a grad student at UC Berkeley when I bought my Apple II and it suddenly because a lot more interesting than school.

- Andy Hertzfeld

Away Designers

I knew the Apple II was great when I bought it, but as I dug into the details it just completely blew me away the creative artistic approach that the designers had taken.

- Andy Hertzfeld

Artist More

My being bought as a politically outspoken artist is a more potent advertising tool for Apple than a 100 more explicit ads.

- Anohni

Given Market

Grace is given of god, but knowledge is bought in the market.

- Arthur Hugh Clough

Been Decorating

I bought a house, and I've been decorating it.

- Charlie Hunnam

Tell Functional

I bought a pair of Birkenstocks today - let's be real. I wanted a chunky sandal that was functional. That should tell you where I am at as far as fashion.

- Chloe Sevigny

Streets Gaining

I kept auditioning, with no savings and no money, credit card debt gaining interest. I went on unemployment. I bought ramen noodles at dollar stores. I never had to - God forbid - live on the streets.

- Chrissy Metz

College Very

The very first stock I bought right out of college was Berkshire Hathaway.

- Christie Hefner

Father England

I bought a house in England in 1990, shortly after my father died, hoping to come home to England and spend time with my family.

- Christine McVie

Enough Old

When I was old enough to ride a motorcycle and got my license, I bought a '69 Sportster.

- Chuck Zito

Last Carriage

In 1966, I bought my parents a carriage clock for their silver wedding anniversary. It was last wound 30 years later, in December 1996, the month my father died.

- Clive Sinclair

Endless Your

Time is something that cannot be bought; it cannot be wagered with God, and it is not in endless supply, Time is simply how you live your life.

- Craig Sager

Surprise Then

That was my first introduction to BMWs in 1978, when my friend bought it for me as a surprise with my money. And ever since then, I've stuck to BMWs.

- Dan Hill

Cool Headphones

I actually bought a travel guitar, and that guitar is really cool. You can actually fold the guitar, and you can plug headphones into it, but it's acoustic, or semi-acoustic.

- Daniel Ek

Myself Like

I have a few pieces that I got for my birthdays or that I bought for myself: I acquire things that speak to me and put them on my wall. When I see things I like, I just know.

- Dasha Zhukova

Yacht Even

I haven't bought a yacht or an island or even a palm tree.

- David A. Siegel

My Life About

I've keep every comic I've bought in my life. I used to be obsessive about boarding and bagging them all.

- David Dastmalchian

Year League

After one year in the Texas League, the American League bought the rights to my contract. They optioned me back to the Texas League for the 1970 season.

- Jim Evans

Mother Piano

My mother bought a piano, put it in the front room, and I just started writing my songs.

- Joan Armatrading

Actually Daredevil

They actually bought me for Daredevil 2, but they have to exercise the option.

- Joe Pantoliano

Say Go

I don't go crazy buying expensive technology. I'd probably say my laptops and TVs are the most expensive things I've bought.

- Joel David Moore

Audience Add

I'd never bought the idea that you don't lose money by underestimating the intelligence of the audience. Although perhaps I should add that I've never really made that much money.

- John Lloyd

Been Very

There have been many very successful acquirers, where they've bought up companies, and they've grown their earnings very rapidly, and the stock has appreciated tremendously.

- John Paulson

Will Intellectually

If all ideas have to be bought, then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass.

- John Perry Barlow

More Seven

From 1997 when we came in, you guys and the public bought seven million more cars. You didn't get rid of the second car, did you? So what is happening is the growth of cars on the motorway.

- John Prescott

Price Sign

The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it.

- John Ruskin

Hollywood North

I bought a little hideaway up north, so I'll ship my motorcycle up there. It's much less dangerous than West Hollywood.

- Johnny Galecki

Early Fender

In early '57, I bought a Fender Telecaster.

- Johnny Rivers

Whole CDs

I've probably bought ten CDs in my whole life.

- Jon Johansen

Faith Great Faith

I have great faith in the people of Montana; they can't be bought.

- Jon Tester

Big Some

To me, cinema is cinema. Cinema is one big tree with many branches. The same as literature. In literature, you don't just say, 'Oh, I bought some literature.' No, you say, 'I bought a novel' by so-and-so, or a book of essays by so-and-so.

- Jonas Mekas

Rain I Remember

I remember the first vinyl I bought: 'Purple Rain,' my favorite Prince album, ever.

- Jose James

New Almost

I had a good time shooting in New Zealand. I almost bought a home there while I was there, because I loved it so much.

- Josh Hartnett

Think I Think

I have really good female friends. I've never bought the whole men-and-women-can't-be-friends thing. I think that's sort of nonsense.

- Josh Radnor

Never Considered

I have never considered myself a prodigy. Others have used that term, but I never bought in to it.

- Joshua Waitzkin

Lighting Made

A good home must be made, not bought. In the end, it's not track lighting or a sun room that brings light into a kitchen.

- Joyce Maynard

Me Anybody

Anybody who knows me knows my vote can't be bought.

- Judy Davis

Equipment Stores

In department stores, so much kitchen equipment is bought indiscriminately by people who just come in for men's underwear.

- Julia Child

Green Could

My mom bought me an 'Anne of Green Gables' journal. And I just remember thinking it was so cool, and I could write anything in it.

- Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Became Exact

The exact day I became a poet was April 1, 1965, the day I bought my first typewriter.

- August Wilson

Big Things Big

The big things I've had are things I bought myself.

- Balthazar Getty

Work I Remember

I remember in third grade, I asked my mom, 'How does an engine work?' So my mom bought me a book.

- Gwynne Shotwell

Winter Swung

Al Kaline bought a tee and a ball and swung at it all winter. Look where it got him: the Hall of Fame.

- Hal Newhouser

Very Old

I started collecting couture when I was about 10 or 11 years old, and the very first piece I bought was a Balenciaga suit from 1962.

- Hamish Bowles

Newspaper Cost

The newspaper is a marvelous medium. It is extraordinarily convenient and cheap. Let's see. This one cost 75 cents. Now that's a little high. I bought it when I was downtown this morning.

- Harrison Salisbury

Famous Reasons

One of the reasons so many kids bought 'Famous Monsters' was that it gave them ability to order 8mm and Super-8 versions of their favorite monster movies.

- Harry Knowles

Railroad Period

I bought a railroad during this period of time.

- Bill Janklow

Honest Like

There are honest journalists like there are honest politicians - they stay bought.

- Bill Moyers

Go Been

There've been times when I've bought a whole pound of cheese and walked down the street and eaten it in one go.

- Helena Christensen

More Which

I bought a car, but not just any car; I bought a Volvo, which was the safest on the road at the time. It's not any more, so I upgraded to the Mercedes.

- Holland Roden

Friendly Area

We stay in U2's hotel. They bought a hotel, The Clarence, a nice place and it's in an area where everything's happening, so many fantastic restaurants and bars and the people are so friendly.

- Bonnie Tyler

Sports Began

In '87 - four years after 'Sports' was released - my family and I began vacationing in Montana. I soon bought my first piece of land in Ravalli County, in the western part of the state.

- Huey Lewis

Going Anyone

Cambodia is not going to be bought by anyone.

- Hun Sen

Cost Hundred

That iPad you just bought. Do you care that it cost a few pence to manufacture? No. It's cost you several hundred pounds because somebody else was willing to pay that much for it. If they weren't... it wouldn't.

- Ian Watson

Prove Price

It's easy to buy. Prove that you bought at the right time and the right price.

- Ivan Glasenberg

Like Appropriate

I, like most of my friends, couldn't believe I bought a mountain called Misery Mountain, because it was so appropriate.

- Caleb Carr

Girl Once

I bought a girl roses once.

- Cameron Dallas

Afford Could

At the age of 20 I bought a used Fiat 127. This was the only one I could afford!

- Carlos Ghosn

Through Mail

My father had all kinds of instruments in the house that he would hide from my mother. He bought them through mail order!

- Cassandra Wilson

Doing Director

I started out with this dream of being a director and doing cinematography and bought my first film camera at 15.

- James Brolin

Play Secret

For Secret Santa a few years ago, I bought one of the lads I used to play with a block of cheese.

- Jamie Vardy

Mine Matthew

A friend of mine, Neil Gaiman, had the film rights to his book 'Stardust' bought by producer Matthew Vaughn and suggested I adapt it for the screen.

- Jane Goldman

Concept We Cannot

We cannot consume our way into personal growth. Yet, millions of us have bought into this cynical concept of faux identity.

- Jane Velez-Mitchell

Raw Arena

The ranch was raw land when I bought it and, for better or worse, I have designed every aspect of it from the corrals, the arena, to the barn, to the house.

- Janine Turner

One Day Had

I bought all my friends guitars and I had a good time with my money. But then one day the IRS came knocking.

- Janis Ian

Going Pay

We bought an apartment building and were going to live off the rent money. We rented to people who were on welfare and a lot of times they couldn't pay the rent. We wouldn't throw them out so we lost the building.

- Dick York

Gonna Movie

All of a sudden Kevin told me that the movie got bought and was gonna be shown in a movie theatre. I was shocked. I was psyched. It was just weird.

- Jason Mewes

Her Girlfriend

My girlfriend has crabs, I bought her fishnet stockings.

- Jay London

One Thing Discover

There is no one thing that can turn around a rejection. But there is one answer: begin talking to your customers who have already bought from you and discover why they bought.

- Jeffrey Gitomer

Green Going

My husband and I are building a 'green' house in Santa Ynez Valley. We bought 15 acres and we're going to build a house that's green from the ground up.

- Jennie Garth

My Own Moved

It really started cooking when I moved to Houston. I bought a house and got my own barbeque pit.

- Earl Campbell

Mph Mile

I bought my first electric car in 1970. Its top speed was 15 mph and it had just a 15 mile range - it was essentially a golf cart with a windshield wiper and a horn.

- Ed Begley, Jr.

Going Then

You don't get rewarded for taking risk; you get rewarded for buying cheap assets. And if the assets you bought got pushed up in price simply because they were risky, then you are not going to be rewarded for taking a risk; you are going to be punished for it.

- Jeremy Grantham

Want Going

I find a way to convince people to come along with me. They want to be persuaded. When I sit in a room with you I'm going to sell you something whether you want it or not. At the end you'll say: 'I'm glad I bought that.'

- Jerry Weintraub

Born Will

Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.

- Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

Everyone Sure

The first thing that I put in my apartment was a piano. I bought one for $50, and it was a lifesaver because I just went home and played and played... I'm sure I annoyed everyone on the same floor.

- Katherine Langford

Other Dad

Dad bought me a toy drum one Christmas, and I eventually destroyed it. I wanted a real drum and he bought me a snare drum. Dad continued to buy me one drum after the other.

- Keith Thibodeaux

More Like

I used to tweet about the most mundane things - like 'I just bought a soya latte' - but now I try and make it a bit more interesting.

- Evan Williams

Couple Read

I bought a book of Mark Twain quotes. That's about my speed. I'll read a couple quotes and put it down.

- Kid Rock

I Remember Very

The first PC that I actually bought myself was a Toshiba Papman in 1985. This model was one of the very first laptops; I remember that it was a revolution at the time!

- Francois-Henri Pinault

Which 1930s

When I first got signed, I bought a vintage guitar from the 1930s for £1000. I've bought a £400 SLR camera, too, which was quite extravagant.

- Gabrielle Aplin

Through North

The North Koreans have gained, or bought, a lot of time through the six-party-talks framework to pursue their own agenda.

- Lee Myung-bak

Gun Going

I finally bought a gun because I said if I'm going to get it, I'm taking somebody with me.

- Gary Lockwood

Director Taken

I was taken to one place by a director, and he bought me a lap dance.

- Lexa Doig

Jacket Item

When Uganda got debt relief in 1999, the first item President Museveni bought was a presidential jacket for himself.

- George Ayittey

Know Bank

You know that bank I used to cry all the way to? I bought it.

- Liberace

Reading Idea

People looking at advertisements or reading their local newspapers would have had no idea that what they were reading was bought and paid for with their tax dollars.

- George Miller

More Having

I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.

- George Sand