Quotations on Pretty
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One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Teamwork, Dumb, Man, Pretty, Stupidity)
Idol has pretty much taken me out of my recording and out of my choreography. I have managed to slip in some choreography jobs. And I've been writing songs for other artists.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: Artists, Jobs, Pretty, Songs, Writing)
The idea that you can make love and not war really is pretty neat. That thing in Korea, the thing in Israel - that's all over the world. There must be a new way of thinking.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Love, War, Idea, Israel, Pretty, Thinking, World)
I'm pretty Sicilian if I've been crossed. I don't seek revenge, but I never forget. And I make it hard to repair, which is not a great quality because if people held me to that standard, no one would be around me - ever.
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Quality, People, Forget, Pretty, Revenge)
Well I guess the plan was to write poetry and publish books and make a living from writing poetry. That was a pretty ambitious plan I guess.
- Robert Adamson
(Keywords: Poetry, Books, Living, Pretty, Writing)
I got about 6037 songs I wrote myself and I'm trying to get them on the market and I just wish people could hear them and stuff but they'll do pretty good.
- Hasil Adkins
(Keywords: People, Pretty, Songs, Trying)
I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: Body, Ladies, Man, Now, Popular, Pretty, Thinking)
Right now I'm pretty single... My career is my boyfriend.
- Christina Aguilera
(Keywords: Boyfriend, Career, Now, Pretty, Right)
I've always felt so different from how I look. I meet so many pretty girls who are like, 'Here I am! Don't you want me because I look good?' That concept is so weird to me. I want to know, 'What else do you have going on?'
- Malin Akerman
(Keywords: Girls, Pretty, Want)
I've heard some tunes in recent years that were pretty close to that same idea. The idea was you turn on the radio and you want to hear some music and up comes a commercial.
- Mose Allison
(Keywords: Music, Idea, Pretty, Want, Years)
Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: Change, Formula, Now, Pretty, Reason)
I think he will probably come round in time, I mean to renew the subject pretty often.
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
(Keywords: Time, Pretty, Will)
I am pretty self-indulgent.
- Francesca Annis
(Keywords: Pretty, Self)
I'll get pretty much everything the way I want it. I've always dreamed of a beach wedding.
- Nicole Appleton
(Keywords: Wedding, Beach, Pretty, Want)
My Latin temper blows up pretty fast, but it goes down just as fast. Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America.
- Desi Arnaz
(Keywords: America, Pretty, Temper)
It's so logical and so simple. Fat is the backup fuel system. The role it plays in the body is that when there's no carbohydrate around, fat will become the primary energy fuel. That's pretty well known.
- Robert Atkins
(Keywords: Body, Energy, Pretty, Will)
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Men, Women, Fortune, Pretty, World)
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Beauty, Life, Delight, First, Pretty, Years)
Going back into the history of a word, very often into Latin, we come back pretty commonly to pictures or models of how things happen or are done.
- J. L. Austin
(Keywords: History, Pretty, Word)
To think that when they come out with these gigantic songs, it's pretty tough to top them, you know.
- Sebastian Bach
(Keywords: Pretty, Songs)
When you get successful, you can do pretty much whatever you want.
- Randy Bachman
(Keywords: Successful, Pretty, Want)
I don't watch the movies I make, so I haven't seen 'Footloose' since it came out. You see this young, hungry actor, it's pretty fun. I was the only one they screen tested. It was an attempt by the director and producer to talk the head of the studio into hiring me because they didn't want me.
- Kevin Bacon
(Keywords: Movies, Actor, Fun, Hiring, Pretty, Talk, Want)
A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.
- Adam Baldwin
(Keywords: Time, Pretty, Television)
We've grown from 18% of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry to 23% of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry over the last five years. Profits are up over 70%, where the industry profit is up about 35%. Pretty good.
- Steve Ballmer
(Keywords: Pretty, Profit, Years)
I have lots of sources of information about what's going on at the company. I think I have a pretty good pulse on where we are and what people are thinking.
- Steve Ballmer
(Keywords: People, Company, Information, Pretty, Thinking)
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Time, Husband, Day, Pretty, Reason, Witty)
That's one reason why it's pretty worthless, I can't totally buy it, if you think about it, it's things like the Phil Spector records. On one level they were rebellion, on another level they were keeping the teenager in his place.
- Lester Bangs
(Keywords: Pretty, Reason, Rebellion)
Most of them are pretty down records, pretty unhappy, pretty confused. Which only reflects how people in general were feeling, I mean really the sense that you get is society running down.
- Lester Bangs
(Keywords: Society, People, Feeling, Pretty, Running, Sense)
They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Country, Europe, Killing, Laws, Pretty, World)
Pretty people aren't as accepted as other people. It's like, 'She's pretty and thin and she's got to have problems. She's messed up.'
- Mischa Barton
(Keywords: People, Pretty, Problems)
Will Arnett is one of the funniest guys I know. He has seen it all and done it all and come out the other end pretty savvy and pretty strong.
- Jason Bateman
(Keywords: End, Pretty, Will)
The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization.
- Max Baucus
(Keywords: Trust, Fact, Pretty, Security, Today, Will)
It is pretty hard to find the right result to a controversial issue.
- Max Baucus
(Keywords: Pretty, Result, Right)
When I grew up, I studied karate for years. I got pretty strong, but eventually I had to acknowledge that I really didn't like fighting at all, so I quit.
- Alison Bechdel
(Keywords: Fighting, Karate, Pretty, Years)
I hear a lot of bad TV commercials that try to sound like Where It's At. That pretty much turned me off from using the electric piano for a lot of years.
(Keywords: Pretty, Sound, Years)
And I've come to the place where I believe that there's no way to solve these problems, these issues - there's nothing that we can do that will solve the problems that we have and keep the peace, unless we solve it through God, unless we solve it in being our highest self. And that's a pretty tall order.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: God, Peace, Being, Nothing, Order, Pretty, Problems, Self, Will)
Shakespeare said pretty well everything and what he left out, James Joyce, with a judge from meself, put in.
- Brendan Behan
(Keywords: Pretty, Shakespeare)
The best part? Probably being able to portray such a respectable, ethical, intelligent, strong woman. That's still pretty rare in our business, unfortunately.
- Catherine Bell
(Keywords: Business, Being, Pretty, Woman)
I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool!
- Catherine Bell
(Keywords: People, Character, Girls, Kids, Letters, Pretty, Teenagers, Want)
The pursuit of pretty formulas and neat theorems can no doubt quickly degenerate into a silly vice, but so can the quest for austere generalities which are so very general indeed that they are incapable of application to any particular.
- E. T. Bell
(Keywords: Doubt, Pretty, Pursuit, Quest, Silly, Vice)
I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach.
- Kristen Bell
(Keywords: Time, Heart, Pretty, Right)
Truth is, we offered it to Tom Hanks, which pretty much every movie in America does, but Tom passed. Billy Bob said that Hanks recently called and said he's voting for all of us for Oscars, he loved the film.
- Peter Berg
(Keywords: Truth, America, Film, Pretty, Voting)
By the time I was 8 years old, sports had pretty much taken over my life.
- Michael Bergin
(Keywords: Life, Sports, Time, Old, Pretty, Years)
It is pretty clear that they are ineffective in stopping the course of thought at present, but they have not always been so in the past and we cannot be sure that they will not be so in the future.
- John Desmond Bernal
(Keywords: Thought, Future, Past, Present, Pretty, Will)
Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.
- Jeff Bezos
(Keywords: Gold, Innovation, Now, Pretty, Questions, Right)
Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Heaven, Lies, Lying, Pretty, World)
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
- Josh Billings
(Keywords: Money, Pretty, Will)
And it's not only films, I'm pretty unaware of anything that's going on in popular culture right now.
- Brad Bird
(Keywords: Culture, Now, Popular, Pretty, Right)
I often quote Ronald Reagan, who is pretty close to my favorite President ever, I will have to say that, but one of my favorite remarks he ever made was that when you look at Federal programs, there is nothing so close to eternal life on Earth as a Federal Government program.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: Government, Life, Earth, Favorite, Nothing, President, Pretty, Will)
Republicans are not going to play I-told-you-so, but it is pretty obvious that the tax reductions passed in 2003 helped Americans dig out of a recession and get back to work.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: Work, Americans, Tax, Obvious, Play, Pretty, Republicans)