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 : 43
Myself Get

I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality... to protect myself.

- Alberto Giacometti

Holding On Holding

When I was younger, I could get that white-knuckle grip of holding on to an idea and not wanting to let it go.

- Alycia Debnam-Carey

Myself Been

I believe I was a codependent out of the womb and have been struggling to free myself from its vice-like grip for many, many years.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Desire Illusory

My preference for clear structures is the result of my desire - perhaps illusory - to keep track of things and maintain my grip on the world.

- Andreas Gursky

Kid Took

I wanted to be a painter, really, when I was growing up as a kid. It was one thing that really took a grip on me.

- Andy Serkis

Work Like

I wear Blundstones for hiking. They're like a work boot with a bit of grip, so you can wear them all day. They're quite groovy.

- Anna Torv

Childhood Very

Southeast Asia has a real grip on me. From the very first time I went there, it was a fulfillment of my childhood fantasies of the way travel should be.

- Anthony Bourdain

Digital Need

As the Kindle's dread grip on digital publishing is challenged by tablet computers and Android smartphones, with their bright screens and high resolution, the need for illustration is growing.

- Chris Riddell

Tone Mentality

Israel is in the grip of a ghetto mentality. We have a powerful army. We have the atomic bomb. But the psychology of what comes out of Israel has the tone of the Warsaw Ghetto.

- Daniel Barenboim

Nature Discontented

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.

- John Muir

Drop Overhead

In tennis, there is the forehand, the backhand, the overhead smash and the drop volley, all with a different grip.

- John Updike

Racing Firmly

The driver of a racing car is a component. When I first began, I used to grip the steering wheel firmly, and I changed gear so hard that I damaged my hand.

- Juan Manuel Fangio

Mind Generals

Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip.

- Barbara Tuchman

My Life Always

When I joined the Mumfords I made a commitment to them so they'll always come first. But I'm a bit of a workaholic and Communion helps me get a grip on dealing with my life.

- Ben Lovett

Normal Figure

I like normal stuff people fear - like spiders and heights. I'm frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard to figure out and get a grip on.

- Haley Joel Osment

I Am Pretty

I have a pretty good grip on who I am.

- Bill Pullman

Racing Some

Nothing's ever too fast. Maybe sometimes on the road some people are too fast if they don't know how to control the car, but in racing, the faster and more power and grip, the better it is.

- Heikki Kovalainen

Sparkle Surge

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.

- Henry Ford

Nature Law

Sometimes nature guards her secrets with the unbreakable grip of physical law. Sometimes the true nature of reality beckons from just beyond the horizon.

- Brian Greene

Work People

I'm coming to Washington, D.C., to do the people's work. And the people's work has to do with reducing spending and cutting budgets and, and trying to get a grip on the size of government.

- Ken Buck

Audience Plot

A film with an untidy plot cannot grip the audience and define their emotional response.

- Kim Jong Il

Law Held

Whether you can go back in time is held in the grip of the law of quantum gravity.

- Kip Thorne

Myself Over

At one of my lowest points, sugar had a painful grip on me. I'd buy/binge and then beat myself up over my behavior.

- Kris Carr

Destiny Which

A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny. It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such a serious threat to world peace.

- Kwame Nkrumah

Inevitable Release

Our history is an inevitable component of our being. One thing only can release us from the grip of our history. That one thing is forgiveness.

- Lewis B. Smedes

Country Clean Water

When a country wants television more than they want clean water, they've lost their grip.

- Lewis Black

Through Ball

The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go.

- George Herman

Government Spending

If we don't get a grip on government spending, there will be no growth.

- George Osborne

Need Some

Let's start getting some free trade agreements started as soon as we can. We need to get on with it; we need to get a grip and make progress.

- Theresa May

Middle Which

One of the most unsettling things about 'Monologue' is its long silences, in which the man sits alone, staring into the middle distance, without grip of his narrative, lost to the past.

- Samantha Harvey

Lose Righteous

There is something insane about a lack of doubt. Doubt - to me, anyway - is what makes you human, and without doubt, even the righteous lose their grip, not only on reality but also on their humanity.

- Tilda Swinton

Children About

Well, our children do know what this industry is about, but they have a good grip on who they are.

- Morgan Brittany

Trump Accountable

What makes Mr. Trump my choice for president is he will break the grip of the donor class on our government and make it accountable to working families again.

- Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Profitability Which

The genius of the economic machine is in its ability to convert these indulgences into profitability. It converts desire into attention, a grip on our eyeballs and eardrums, which in turn can be marketed to advertisers.

- Todd Gitlin

Politics Finance

We need real campaign finance reform to loosen the grip of special interests on politics.

- Tom Daschle

Undeniable Perhaps

The past has an undeniable grip on everyone, except, perhaps, amnesiacs.

- Tom Drury

Conspiracy Been

The greatest propaganda coup of the American Right has been to convince its citizens that we are in the grip of a liberal conspiracy.

- Shane Smith

More Very

I grip very close to the butt of the racket. This allows me to get a lot of wrist action to create more spin and whip.

- Sloane Stephens

Means Opposing

To be human and to be adult means constantly to be in the grip of opposing emotions, to have daily to reconcile apparently conflicting tensions. I want this, but need that. I cherish this, but I adore its opposite too.

- Stephen Fry

Think Some

I think a lot of us feel, when we look at the Dow Jones plunging, alienated - you do feel as if we're in the grip of some alien force that slipped human control.

- Robert Harris

Finger Slider

To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger, use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly half the distance to the mound.

- Steve Carlton

Here Been

When I first got here, every time you'd say breast feeding on the House floor there would be a snicker. This has been happening since creation. Can we finally get a grip on it?

- Susan Molinari

Strong Fathers

Reaper of enemies; strong of grip; One kind with his fathers.

- Taliesin