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Dig

Total Quotes : 188
Doing I Think

I think the virtue I prize above all others is curiosity. If you look really hard at almost anybody, and try to see why they're doing what they're doing, taking a dig at them ceases to be what you want to do even if you hate them.

- A. S. Byatt

Checking Harvey

I dig Steve Harvey: he's the suit man. I be checking him out.

- Aaron Neville

Liked Your

In theater, you go in-depth with your character, so coming to the States, it was inevitable to dig into the pilots I liked. I knew what characters I was going to be reading for, so I would dissect them and really get involved with them.

- Adan Canto

Learning Almost

You make a decision whether you just work on the script and believe in every moment and pick out every moment, or if you sit down and memorize lines. Once you really dig into a script, learning lines becomes almost second nature.

- Adria Arjona

Needed True Detective

I was so nervous that this was 'True Detective' and that I needed to do a good job that I would just dig into every scene.

- Adria Arjona

Deep Naomi

Walking the runway with Alexander McQueen, I really had to dig deep. You're with Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell. I was the first person out on the runway, but I thought, 'I have done the Olympics, I can do this.'

- Aimee Mullins

Love Dave

I want an audience that we might call a pop audience. Cross over to pop. Cross over to R&B. And bring those people to Brubeck and Chick Corea, you dig? A lot of people found Dave Brubeck and Chick Corea because they came to hear 'We're in This Love Together' and 'After All.'

- Al Jarreau

Think I Think

I think it's like everything else; one shouldn't dig too deeply. It's silly to say that with a journalist, but sometimes there is not a truth to be found.

- Alan Price

Going System

Going to the Kuiper Belt is like an archaeological dig into the history of the solar system.

- Alan Stern

People Exploration

People dig exploration.

- Alan Stern

Doing Maybe

Usually, impersonations come out of something you dig, because you're listening to it over and over. And you kind of start developing... You're really trying to emulate them, then you realize, 'I sound ridiculous doing this. Oh, hey, maybe this is a funny impersonation.'

- Alex Borstein

Nothing Knew

I'm a good learner. I can dig in. I knew nothing about mark-to-market accounting when I started the 'Enron' film.

- Alex Gibney

Next Really

I don't really have a three-year plan or a five-year plan. I don't know what's next, and that's what I find quite exciting. I dig it.

- Alexander Skarsgard

Deep New

If you dig deep and keep peeling the onion, artists and freelance writers are the leaders in society - the people who start to get new ideas out.

- Allan Savory

Think Columnist

Report, report, report. Dig, dig, dig. Think, think, think. Don't stop being a reporter because you've become a columnist.

- Allan Sloan

Think I Think

You never know how things are going to go. I think you hope that people are going to dig what you do and that you're going to get the chance to do it on a really comfortable level.

- Amanda Marshall

Other Before

Jimmy Baldwin was the creator of contemporary American speech even before Americans could dig that. He created it so we could speak to each other at unimaginable intensities of feeling, so we could make sense to each other at yet higher and higher tempos.

- Amiri Baraka

Love About

I love when people are coming up and they're working hard and you can see that they're really focused on the process to their music. I really dig that. As a musician, it's nice to see people who really care about the process.

- Amos Lee

Always Like

I've always felt you unearth story, like you're on an archeological dig.

- Andrew Stanton

Young Excited

When I was young, and I would see bands playing, I would dig the rock & roll and get excited, but when they would start to take the pace down, my attention span would start going.

- Angus Young

Woman Based

'Shetland' is adapted from the novel 'Red Bones.' The book is based around an archaeological dig, and the mystery starts with the murder of the elderly woman who crofts the land where the dig is happening.

- Ann Cleeves

Leader Better

Have faith in God. It will make you dig deeper and become a better leader.

- Anne F. Beiler

Gardening Over It

The earth is rocky and full of roots; it's clay, and it seems doomed and polluted, but you dig little holes for the ugly shriveled bulbs, throw in a handful of poppy seeds, and cover it all over, and you know you'll never see it again - it's death and clay and shrivel, and your hands are nicked from the rocks, your nails black with soil.

- Anne Lamott

Hacking Solving

When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.

- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Journey Mine

I view every film as a commitment to undertake a long journey. I suppose this has to do with my need to leave no stone unturned, and sometimes to even dig deeper into the mine.

- Arnon Goldfinger

Beauty Toxic

While I try to avoid toxic ingredients like parabens, phthalates, and petrochemicals, I like to dig deeper into the contents of these beauty staples.

- Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

Think I Think

I think any cancer patient, if you dig not too deeply, they want to live.

- Charles Jencks

Next Football Team

In high school I was on the basketball team, but the coach did something I didn't dig and the next day he looked up and saw me practising with the football team.

- Charles Mingus

See Let Us

Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.

- Charles Spurgeon

White Stripes

I do dig the White Stripes. I like the record they have out now.

- Charlie Hunter

Country First

At first I didn't dig country.

- Charlie Rich

Staying Groove

I don't dig staying in one groove.

- Chico Hamilton

Love Albums

I don't feel guilty about the music I love. If you feel guilty about something you dig, then you should stop feeling guilty about it. One of my favorite albums to this day is the 10th anniversary ensemble cast of 'Les Miserables,' the ultimate cast recording, and it is still something I love listening to top to bottom.

- Corey Taylor

Manifest Happen

Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen.

- Corin Nemec

Door Some

It was only when I started to dig my heels in that I started to realize that's what I needed to do - that nobody was going to open the door for me, that I had to make some space.

- Dave Holland

Deep Week

You only have a week to do a show. I mean, there's only so deep you can dig in that week.

- David Hyde Pierce

Singing Singer

The stuff that I dig, it's usually got a soulful component to it. A singer that I really like. I might not understand the language that they're singing in, but I'm really communing with this person.

- David Johansen

Been Disturbance

A pig has a plow on the end of its nose because it does meaningful work with it. It is built to dig and create soil disturbance, something it can't do in a concentrated feeding environment. The omnivore has historically been a salvage operation for food scraps around the homestead.

- Joel Salatin

Like Still

Whether you like me or you don't, I still dig showing up for work.

- John Cena

Which Bizarre

Bizarrely, on movie sets, they don't really dig it when you look in the camera, which is a bizarre fact.

- John Krasinski

Sometimes Then

Sometimes you really dig a girl, the moment you kiss her, And then you get distracted by her older sister.

- John Sebastian

Wife More

But I dig myself, and especially if my wife digs me, I dig myself more.

- Johnny Damon

Chance Development

Ten years of character development affords you a lot. You get a chance to dig deeper and deeper and deeper into a person.

- Jon Tenney

Explain About

Poetry is really about your mental state or intellectual, and where you are, and you're trying to evoke that, explain it to yourself, whatever, you're trying to dig into it, analyse yourself.

- Jonathan Galassi

Dark Gotten

I have gotten used to working in the dark and I dig it.

- Jorge Garcia

Will Nothing

Working together, they will dig out the truth and nothing but the truth about what happened in '99, to assign responsibility, and to look at the institutional failings.

- Jose Ramos-Horta

TV TV Show

Any time you get to dig deeper into your character, you welcome it, especially on a TV show.

- Josh Charles

Want Tiger Woods

No, I want my kids to be Tiger Woods. And Serena Williams. I dig those two.

- Junior Seau

Deep Alive

The rewards of the wild and the rewards of the survivor go to those who can dig deep, and, ultimately, to the guy who can stay alive.

- Bear Grylls

Production Line

I have a lot of respect for, always dig, the crew. Sometimes a lot more than the cast. But a good run production team is paramount to making a good film. You just can't it done without a good line producer, without creative producers, without people who are making stuff happen.

- Ben Foster

Studio Bogus

We've turned film into such an industry that we pursue naturalism just by shaking the camera and cutting the film to ribbons to provoke a bogus sense of documentary. But we haven't done the homework. To push the depth that the Actor's Studio did or the Russian theatres did with their actors is to rehearse, to spend time, to dig, to excavate.

- Ben Foster

About Arkansas

I have a lot of feminist idols. My favorite thing about growing up in Arkansas - well, not favorite but something I've always felt grateful for - was that I really had to dig for what I could. There was no Internet. There wasn't tons of feminist literature floating around.

- Beth Ditto

Found Hole

We found ourselves in a hole that I didn't dig, but I have dug, dug and dug to try to get out of that hole.

- Harry Reid

Next Never

You never know what your next dig is going to find.

- Bill Wyman

Me Few People

A few people know me, and the few people that do know me only know me because they dig my stuff.

- Bo Burnham

Ditch Progressives

We can dig ourselves out of the ditch that the progressives and Obama-ites have driven us into.

- Bob Ehrlich

Play Then

If the people dig it, then I dig it. If the people wanna hear it, then I wanna play it.

- Bobby Keys

I Think Some

Some people dig jazz, some people dig classical music, some people dig rock. Everyone is so concerned about who they like. They always say, 'This guy is the best,' 'No, this guy is the best.' But I think everyone is great. I really don't have barriers to any type of music. I could listen to everything from metal to classical music to anything else.

- Hiromi Uehara

Deep Prepare

I don't prepare for my roles. I don't watch movies to get inspired. I don't dig deep. I'll never be that type of actor, and I doubt that I ever will be.

- Bow Wow

Some I Remember

My parents had a gardener when I was growing up, and he and I would dig in the dirt together - my mom and dad were definitely not digging with me! When I was 5, he helped me plant some corn in our backyard, and I remember how fascinating it was to watch it grow. Little did I know that 50 years later I'd be growing corn in a different way.

- Howard Graham Buffett

Always Hughes

We don't have a monopoly. Anyone who wants to dig a well without a Hughes bit can always use a pick and shovel.

- Howard Hughes

Feet Quickly

Monorail tracks are prefabricated and can be erected relatively quickly: Simply dig a hole every 120 feet or so, plop down a column, and lift the track into place. Because the systems operate above traffic, collisions with errant motorists are never an issue. The trains are automated, saving millions in labor costs in the long run.

- Brendan I. Koerner

Confident Tone

At the surface, many people's goals are to lose weight, tone up, feel better, etc. But superficial goals get superficial results that usually fade. Dig a little deeper, and the 'why' is usually unveiled: to be more confident, to be more happy, to feel sexy again.

- Brett Hoebel

Think I Think

I really dig The Byrds. I think they are the most underrated - in their original form - pop group.

- Bruce Johnston

Should Everybody

Everybody can dig The Beatles, but why should everybody dig us?

- Bruce Johnston

Bad Cent

I really dig the scene that's happening now, I really do, because there might be a lot of bad things going on, but if out of all of those bad things ten per cent of the groovy part of it stays, wow... you can't beat that.

- Bruce Johnston

Like Took

I used to like to dig myself a hole just to see how long it took to get out of it.

- Buddy Hackett

Grow Will

Dig into the roots of culture, and it will grow. It's like a grass that is growing, and it cannot stop, and music is like the fertilizer for that.

- Burning Spear

Rock And Roll Doing

If you truly dig what you are doing, if you lay it out that way, nobody can not respond. That's what rock and roll is; it's relentless.

- Cass Elliot

Some Tried

I've always littered my songs with jokes. You might need to dig a little deeper to find the humor, but I would totally object to being some kind of distraught personality. I've never tried to attach myself to that.

- Cass McCombs

Love Universality

When I write, my goal is to delve deeply enough into the human experience to find a sort of universality. Once you dig down underneath surface differences, we are all human beings. And all human beings want essentially the same things at our core. We want to love and be loved. We want to be safe. We want our loved ones to be safe.

- Catherine Ryan Hyde

Deep Challenges

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.

- Chantal Sutherland

College I Think

Have I ever pretended to be something? I think back in college I think I might have told a girl that I was a professional tennis player once. And then, of course, she had never heard of me so I had to dig deeper. 'I'm just sort of on the playing satellites. You know, I'm kind of working my way up. I'm not ranked in the top 100 or anything.'

- James Roday

My Life Private

I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once, then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further. So, I just keep my private life to myself.

- James Van Der Beek

My Life About

I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once - then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further.

- James Van Der Beek

Love Upfront

It should be said upfront that I totally dig people who work in bookstores and libraries. They love books, and I love books, and that is all I really need to know. If they are friendly to me, then we are clearly soul mates.

- Jami Attenberg

Deep Mistake

You know, the benefit in life is to say, 'Maybe you made a mistake, let's dig deep.'

- Jamie Dimon

Career Away

I was a guy back in the Eighties who was one movie away from a huge career, which at that time didn't happen. In the Nineties, I worked a lot, but it was kind of, 'Get out there and dig and find things.' Then I guess 'The Rookie' and 'Far From Heaven' were referred to as my comeback.

- Dennis Quaid

Very Psyche

To have a little recognition, that is very nice, you dig. It is good for the ego, for the psyche.

- Dexter Gordon

Going Very

A lot of times I go back to record and to make a tour, but I'm very happy to do it, because it gives me an opportunity to dig and hear what's going on.

- Dexter Gordon

I Think Presidents

I think 60 is when many people hit their prime. We elect many of our presidents in their 60s. At that age, people are full of ideas and their best self. I wanted to dig into my potential and bring out my best self.

- Diana Nyad

Deep By The Time

Don't ever write just for a trend or fad, because it's a moving target, and by the time you get your work out there, the trend or fad is gone. Dig deep; don't be afraid to write fiercely. Expose your heart.

- Jane Yolen

Adversity Door

I'm somebody who finds adversity is almost as good as encouragement. It's almost like, you close the door, and I'll find ten ways to kick it in and go around it or dig under it or something.

- Diane Warren

Narratives Began

In high school, I began to dig my way into Ethiopian history, and began to understand myself as a young man formed by multiple narratives.

- Dinaw Mengestu

Like Old Music

Classic rock, psychedelic rock - I like to dig up old music and see what I can get influenced by.

- Diplo

Idea Put

It is scary to write - period - for me, but once you get past the idea that it's scary to write, I still can only be who I am. As a writer, my job, to me, is to expose myself - to really sort of dig in and find out who I am and then put it on the page.

- Jason Robert Brown

Fields Let Us

Let us dig our furrow in the fields of the commonplace.

- Jean Henri Fabre

Anger Revenge

While seeking revenge, dig two graves - one for yourself.

- Douglas Horton

Going Britney Spears

The Britney Spears fans aren't going to dig us.

- Dustin Diamond

Think I Think

I don't expect that we're going to become the biggest craze. If it happened, I'd be really shocked. I think people will dig it, but there will be a sea of people who just don't get it.

- Dustin Diamond

Going Termination

I have become a prisoner of the peace movement. But you can't say that the termination is coming and then say that you are going back to your own garden to dig.

- E. P. Thompson

Guy Around

I like throwing on shorts and a plaid button up with messy hair and last night's eyeliner and sunglasses and wandering the town. And if there's a guy I dig with his arm around me, too, that's pretty nice.

- Jessica Parker Kennedy

You Twice

If you dig it, do it. If you really dig it, do it twice.

- Jim Croce

Twice Lot

If you dig it, do it. If you dig it a lot, do it twice.

- Jim Croce

Kid Before

'The Odyssey' is the great tale, and I was really taken by 'The Iliad,' so I dig into those things, and when I was a kid I didn't. You've gotta have a certain level of understanding yourself before that stuff really starts to resonate.

- Karl Marlantes

Play Week

I feel like most actors just dig and dig and work and work in whatever way they do to try to do as much as they can to portray a character in the limited time they have to play it, whether it's six months or one month or one week of work, you know.

- Katherine Waterston

Good Movie Movie

I don't dig parties. I rather sit at home with my friends and a good movie.

- Emily VanCamp

Over Here

I'm just tryna be honest about all the things that I dig in my music. It's not just this over here, it's also that over there.

- Kelela

Cut Other

Out of all my friends, I believe I'm the only kid whose dad made us work to cut rebars; we laid bricks in construction sites and did other real work every summer for minimum wage. Our dad said that it's important in the future that when we tell people to dig a hole, that you personally know how long it will take to dig that hole.

- Eric Trump

Career Before

Don't say you want to be an actor and not know how to read a script. Don't give up 15 minutes before the miracle comes. Everyone's career ebbs and flows, especially if you're African American. That's the time to dig in and keep your instrument sharp.

- Erik King