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 : 47
Jews About

To me, 'The End of the Jews' - both the title and the novel itself - is about the end of pat, uncritical ways of understanding oneself in the world.

- Adam Mansbach

Thought City

Antonio Sanchez is from Mexico City. I met him at a Pat Metheny concert. He did a solo, and I thought, 'This is an octopus man!'

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think Always

When you do something moral and upright and wander off by yourself, well, everyone doesn't always follow you, do they, right? You pat yourself on your sanctimonious back but it doesn't mean the crowd rewards you for doing what you think is right.

- Amity Shlaes

Very Raising

Raising a child is a little like Picasso's work; in the beginning he did very conventional representational things. Cubism came after he had the rules down pat.

- Anna Quindlen

New Been

I am one of the new characters in the brand new series of 'Postman Pat.' It has been a joy to do.

- Archie Panjabi

Church Robertson

When Pat Robertson says there is no constitutional doctrine of separation of church and state, I say he is wrong.

- Arlen Specter

Making While

And I met Paul Simms while I was making 'It's Pat', and he later wound up casting me in 'NewsRadio.'

- Dave Foley

Product Stories

Anyone who wants simple, pat stories should buy another author's product. The real universe ain't that way, and neither are my fictive ones.

- David Brin

Love Week

I often work seven days a week. I'm not looking for a pat on the back because I love what I do.

- David Muir

Manager Assistant

There was one time when we were getting beat at Highbury, and our assistant manager Pat Rice came in shouting. Arsene, in front of all of us, just went 'Pat! Sit down and be quiet!'

- David Seaman

I Am Doing

I'm as happy doing 'Postman Pat' as I am doing 'Hamlet.'

- David Tennant

Hands Side

I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up.

- Dean Martin

Over Some

They've just gone over the line in my opinion, and again, there's a proper time for a pat down, there's a proper time for an advanced technology body search, but it has to be done with some thought.

- John Mica

I Wish Wish

I wish Pat Bowlen and the Broncos' organization nothing but the best in the future.

- Josh McDaniels

Will Brits

Americans are cool; if you show just a chink of vulnerability, they respond so much. They'll pat you on the arm and say, 'Hey kid, you're all right.' Brits will respond but they are much more cynical.

- Bear Grylls

Kid Billy

I met Dylan on 'Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.' We buddied around for quite a while after that. We jammed together; he liked my Mexican songs.

- Harry Dean Stanton

Nothing Everybody

There's nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back.

- Billy Martin

Rewarding Practical

I suppose if it has a practical purpose, I appreciate a pat on the back. I suppose it's rewarding, ultimately.

- Brendan Fraser

Will Going

What I say now is that the way the world underestimates me will be my greatest weapon. People pat me on the head, and I go to myself, oh, and aren't they going to be surprised.

- Calista Flockhart

Work Cocky

There's nothing wrong with giving yourself a pat on the back. If you can't do that, you can't be objective about your work. You can't be conceited or cocky either, but you can't be too modest either.

- Jack Reynor

Tell Go

You go to a plant not only to pat the people on the back, but to tell them about the opportunities they have to do a better job. Quality is one of the opportunities they have to do a better job.

- Carlos Ghosn

Thought Always

Pat Phoenix kept that amazing sassy look. I always wonder, was that because she was thrilled with that look, and thought it looked marvellous, or was it because she was too scared to change it? It's a double thing. Security and insecurity.

- Celia Imrie

Over Sentence

I keep going over a sentence. I nag it, gnaw it, pat and flatter it.

- Janet Flanner

Very Afterwards

Pat Roberts and I both feel very strongly that when we get to Iran, that we can't make the same mistakes. We have to ask the questions, the hard questions before, not afterwards, and get the right intelligence.

- Jay Rockefeller

Like Iconic

I do like Pat Conroy, and 'The Great Santini' is an iconic book.

- Douglas Brunt

Kick Pants

A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Work Like

We underestimate children and the people who work with them. I swear - so often, I tell people I am a children's author, and it's like they want to pat me on the head: 'Aw, isn't that sweet.'

- Kathi Appelt

Saturday Looked

From the time I was about 7 until I was about 13 or 14, I looked like I was Pat from 'Saturday Night Live.' I'm not exaggerating, remotely.

- Kirsten Vangsness

Love Either

I'd love to do Pat Benatar. Probably either 'Hit Me with Your Best Shot' or 'We Belong'.

- Lauren Cohan

Olympics Back

Now I know the difference between a rousing reception and a pat on the back. Now I know the difference between a gold in Commonwealth Games and a bronze in Olympics.

- Gagan Narang

Sympathetic Nod

The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.

- Gerald R. Ford

Know Getting

If you can make people laugh, you know you're getting it right; it's an instant pat on the back.

- Lucy Punch

Movie Beatty

I played in a movie called Ring of Fear with Clyde Beatty and Pat O'Brien.

- Mickey Spillane

Politics Always

The conversion of agnostic High Tories to the Anglican church is always rather suspect. It seems too pat and predictable, too clearly a matter of politics rather than faith.

- Terry Eagleton

Mistaken Never

I'll never be mistaken for Pat Boone.

- Sal Mineo

His Robertson

Once again, Pat Robertson leaves us speechless with his insensitivity and arrogance.

- Ralph G. Neas

Give Okay

Sometimes it's okay to give yourself a pat on the back and say, 'That was cool. That made me feel good.'

- Sebastian Stan

Leader Get

As a leader, you get a pat on the back when you make a hard choice.

- Mark Rylance

Only TV

Pat Buchanan likes to fight. But only on TV.

- Tucker Carlson

Think Some

I think I'm extremely vulnerable and that in some ways I seek out rejection. Never feeling like you're getting that pat on the back from dad is probably at the heart of that.

- Skeet Ulrich

Worry About

I don't believe anyone should ignore all the fires around you and stand pat and not worry about getting singed.

- Rick Santelli

Nothing Express

Pat O'Brien knows nothing. He's on the Hell express.

- Rob Corddry

Country Over

Pat Boone is an icon in this country. He's not a guy who's going to pull the wool over people's eyes. He's going to tell them the truth.

- Stephen Fincher

Candidate Lot

I learned a lot about America and a lot about Pat Schroeder, and that's why I will not be a candidate for President.

- Patricia Schroeder

Wish Forget

I'm not a Pat Benatar clone. I wish people would forget about that comparison.

- Patty Smyth

Alone Some

Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone.

- Pete Rose

My Own Almost

It's almost a joke how good I am at charades. Not to pat my own back, but I'm literally - I'm kind of unstoppable.

- Wilson Bethel