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 : 128
Going Upper Hand

Style-wise, dos Santos is going to be an excellent fight for me - striker against striker. With my experience, I should have the upper hand.

- Alistair Overeem

Love Still

Vampires were an excellent springboard. I still love them; they fascinate me.

- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Parent Like

What the Chinese parent is conveying to the child is not that 'you've got to get A's or else I won't like you.' On the contrary, it's, 'I believe in you so much, I know that you can be excellent.'

- Amy Chua

Love Alongside

I fell in love with Nawaz on-screen after watching 'Gangs of Wasseypur.' So my love story starts with him from there. I was quite nervous to act alongside him. He is an excellent actor.

- Amy Jackson

Like Very

Food is an excellent way to do very elegant worldbuilding - the kind that can make a fictional world seem real, like it extends way past the edges of the frame.

- Ann Leckie

Data Will

The only way people can really be excellent is with truth, so you have to have a CFO who will have the intellectual capacity and conviction to tell you you're wrong and try to support that with data.

- Anthony Noto

Sky Give

I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky.

- Anton Chekhov

Madness Mixture

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

- Aristotle

My Own Read

Don Quixote's 'Delusions' is an excellent read - far better than my own forthcoming travel book, 'Walking Backwards Across Tuscany.'

- Arthur Smith

Always More

We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.

- Charles Lamb

Hands Making

Do you have hands? Excellent. That's a good start. Can you hold a pencil? Great. If you have a sketchbook, open it and start by making a line, a mark, wherever. Doodle.

- Chris Riddell

Matter Many

When you see something that's so excellent it can be intimidating to walk into it no matter how many people you know.

- Clancy Brown

Think I Think

I think our police are excellent, probably because I have not done anything that has occasioned being beaten up by these good men.

- Clement Freud

Knew Very

On completing my degree, I started a Ph.D. in statistics, although I knew very little about the topic. My supervisor was Professor Harry Pitt, who was an excellent pure mathematician and probabilist.

- Clive Granger

Business Been

I've never been in a business where safety performance was excellent and the business performance was not, so they go hand in hand, and for me, safety performance is an indication of discipline, of focus and of how joined up an organisation is.

- Cynthia Carroll

Work May

When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more.

- Dabney Coleman

Parent Sure

I married an excellent parent, but I'm not sure that I've made a great parent.

- Danny Bonaduce

Golf Courses

But I do have time to pencil in golf, and we've got four excellent courses.

- Darrell Royal


He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.

- David Hume

Start Perfect

Just because you didn't start out perfect doesn't mean you can't have an excellent result in the end.

- Debi Thomas

Voice Set

My view of an excellent novel was probably set in the golden age of fiction in the 19th century: narrative, character and voice are of equal importance.

- Joanna Trollope


When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it's the direction.

- Joel Siegel

Other Hundred

Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.

- John Cheever

Love Nature

Love is of that excellent nature, that it is esteemed by the best of men, and accepted from the meanest persons; what then is the affection of a Father!

- John Pearson

Think I Think

I think DOOM had just the right mix of elements that keep people coming back to it: great monsters, excellent weapons with great balance, a spooky environment and extreme speed.

- John Romero

Tax Unmarried

Unmarried couples should get married - that's an excellent tax avoidance measure, if a bit drastic.

- John Whiting

Give Other

It is an excellent rule to be observed in all disputes, that men should give soft words and hard arguments; that they should not so much strive to vex as to convince each other.

- John Wilkins

United States

We have an interest in excellent relations because we are neighbours as Europeans with Russia. We are allies with the United States in the NATO framework.

- Joschka Fischer


We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Happy Very

I've never listened to any of my audiobooks, but I'm very, very happy that they've received such excellent feedback from readers!

- Julie Kenner

Enjoy Part

If it's an excellent script, I enjoy it tremendously, the acting part of it.

- Julie London

Skills Give

What's the greatest advice I give? Develop excellent communication skills.

- Julie Sweet

Will Set

Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.

- Augustus Hare

Rare Things

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

- Baruch Spinoza

Large Set

How do you make your company a good place to work in general? That's a really, really, really large and complex set of skills. A lot of it is on-the-job training, combined with excellent mentorship.

- Ben Horowitz

Star Would

It would be excellent to do a 'Star Wars.'

- Ben Mendelsohn

Like Companion

If you like affection, then about one in three squirrels makes an excellent companion.

- Bernhard Goetz

Moonlight Saw

People saw 'Moonlight' because it was excellent.

- Billy Eichner

Ideals Native

Do not use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'

- Henrik Ibsen

Ideals Native

Don't use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'

- Henrik Ibsen

Choose Give

Charcoal or gas. Both give excellent results, so choose the one that best suits your style of cooking.

- Bobby Flay

Admire Them

I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way, one cannot help allowing them their due.

- Horace Walpole

Compass Internal

I have an excellent internal compass.

- Hugh Bonneville

Wretched Before

It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.

- Isaac D'Israeli

Values Bringing

My parents did an excellent job of bringing me up with values.

- Bruce Smith

Writing Ever

I despair of ever writing excellent poetry.

- Isaac Rosenberg

Fantasy Yes

I believe excellent fantasy reflects us all, and yes, it can use those myths that underpin societies, our subconscious yearnings and longings, and perhaps our barren spirituality.

- Isobelle Carmody

Planet Precious

So you've decided to travel around the world. This is an excellent thing to do. It's a precious place, this planet. We should see it.

- J. Maarten Troost

Very Good Writer

I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter.

- James A. Michener

Period Series

During this period, with a series of excellent students, we further studied hyperon decays.

- James Cronin

Doing Learned

The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.

- Chanakya

Few Many

There ought to be so many who are excellent, there are so few.

- Janet Erskine Stuart


I try to do collaborations with as many artists as possible. It's really excellent and fun to actually work with another songwriter.

- Jason Molina

Young Serve

The gym can serve as an excellent place where kids and young men and women can really empty their issues right on the floor.

- Djimon Hounsou


I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise among the conflicting requirements of simplicity, elegance, size, battery life, and function.

- Donald Norman

Sly Joint

These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not rotten and out of joint but meaningful and ultimately in excellent condition.

- Douglas Sirk

Humor More

Humor's an excellent way to make a point more palatable and/or relatable.

- Jen Lancaster

Student Hours

I was an excellent student before I left school. But I graduated early so that I could work longer hours on '90210.'

- Jennie Garth

Making Period

Being closer to the genesis of this whole period, it captured the importance of the concept of making contact and accurately depicted the paranoia of the time. It's an excellent film.

- Dwight Schultz

College Made

While my college had done an excellent job recruiting me, I had no road map for what I was supposed to do once I made it to campus.

- Jennine Capó Crucet

Wolf Careless

Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for wolf.

- Earl Derr Biggers

Play Drums

My brother is an excellent songwriter, and I play guitar and drums.

- Jeremy London

Practice Play

To those many millions of you unfamiliar with my work, I play a caddish British doctor in practice with Mindy Kaling on her excellent sitcom 'The Mindy Project.'

- Ed Weeks

Sure Anybody

Modi is an excellent orator - sure, anybody who spouts untruths is an excellent orator.

- Kapil Sibal

Guy Family Guy

'Family Guy' is relentlessly excellent.

- Katherine Parkinson

Made Surreal

But I did 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.' They made a cereal out of it, so once you've had a cereal, it doesn't get much more surreal than that. Surreal cereal.

- Keanu Reeves

More Could

The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers, but we had the feel of the parachutes, so we could be more realistic in the roles.

- Ken Curtis

Study Habits

Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.

- Evan Esar

Wife Emotions

I don't fully understand my wife's emotions - and I'm supposed to write an excellent female character and unravel the secret of women?

- Evan Goldberg

Anybody Had

In order to be Miss Anybody you had to have excellent grades, and I had terrible grades because of my dyslexia.

- Fannie Flagg

Attack Retreat

My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.

- Ferdinand Foch

Work Always

The pressure is self-imposed because I always want to do excellent work, and I always want to be interesting to people watching me.

- Kristoffer Polaha

Yoga Internal

Not only is yoga excellent for flexibility, but it is also a great tool for longevity and injury prevention, as it allows for internal body awareness.

- Kyle Shewfelt

Will Govern

Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.

- Francois Fenelon

Living Which

For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living, which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few, but to live well belongs to all.

- Lactantius

Very Memoir

Obama is a very fine writer with an excellent command of language. His memoir 'Dreams From My Father' is a fine book, but it will not rank as one of the great autobiographies.

- Fred Kaplan

Going Use

If you don't use good ingredients, the outcome is never going to be excellent. But if you buy the freshest ingredients that are in season, at their peak, and you cook with them, you can't really go wrong.

- Gail Simmons

Bible Read

Readers should aspire to what is excellent. They should refuse to read a substitute Bible. They should want a Bible that calls them to their higher selves - or to something higher than their current level of attainment.

- Leland Ryken

Flowers Simplest

An excellent wine, someone's best attempt at cooking, and the candles and flowers on the table can turn the simplest dinner into an unforgettably romantic event.

- Letitia Baldrige

Some Very

Don't get me wrong, I've seen some very excellent women musicians.

- Lita Ford

Need Take

We need to take excellent care of our customers, and do so at a profit.

- Gerard Arpey

Always Will

Successful people will always tell you you can do something. It's the people who have never accomplished anything who will always discourage you from trying to achieve excellent things.

- Lou Holtz

Journalist Which

Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.

- Russell Lynes

Cleaning About

A great thing about these trees is that they are excellent for cleaning, both groundwater, and of course, air.

- Mike Lowry

Study Counsel

The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good.

- Pierre Charron


Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.

- Plutarch

Work Bottom

The work to me is everything, and I would throw every rule overboard and send them to the bottom of the sea tomorrow, if I felt there were a more excellent way.

- Thomas John Barnardo

Most Spent

When house and land are gone and spent, then learning is most excellent.

- Samuel Foote

Part Pretended

The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.

- Quintilian

Good Fought

I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for.

- Thornton Wilder

Fiction Other

Fiction writing and journalism, in my experience, are really excellent training grounds for each other.

- Monica Hesse

About Am

Music is just a really fun hobby that I do, because I'm actually really good about writing songs and producing. People don't realize this, but I am an excellent writer for artists.

- Tila Tequila

New Better Time

There's so much excellent new music around that I can't afford to buy it all and I haven't the time to review as much as I'd like. I can't remember a better time to be a musician or to listen to music!

- Malcolm Wilson


Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.

- Saskya Pandita


Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.

- Satchel Paige


Now judicial review, beloved by conservatives, can, of course, fulfill the excellent function of declaring government interventions and tyrannies unconstitutional. But it can also validate and legitimize the government in the eyes of the people by declaring these actions valid and constitutional.

- Murray Rothbard

Will Like

Nobody wants a prediction that the future will be more or less like the present, even if that is, statistically speaking, an excellent prediction.

- Nathan Myhrvold

Everyone Like

Excellent content is available online to everyone. I like it because it's a flattening of the playing field.

- Mariam Naficy

Work Software

Well, user feedback was excellent. Even when the software didn't work at all, there were few people who were avid users, and there were people who were just sending excellent feedback and excellent ideas.

- Shawn Fanning

People Bridge

People don't realize that I'm really funny and I'm an excellent bridge player.

- Sheryl Crow