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Cocky Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Cocky

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I got cocky and I stopped taking my vitamins.
It was an inconvenience to have a suitcase full of
vitamins with me on the road.
About two years ago, it caught up with me.
- Mary Ann Mobley

Be cocky.
Walk into the Georgia Dome like you own it.
- Mary Lou Retton

Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young
blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something
that neither their teacher nor they know.
- Vladimir Nabokov

I keep telling myself, don't get cocky.
Give your services to the press and the media,
be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while.
- Vida Blue

 

A mother is neither cocky, nor proud,
because she knows the school principal may call at
any minute to report that her child had just driven
a motorcycle through the gymnasium.
- Mary Kay Blakely

Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky,
but I really was confident that I had done the training
and didn't see any other reason to say otherwise.
- Alberto Salazar

It's very dangerous to wave to people you don't know
because what if they don't have hands? They'll think you're cocky.
- Mitch Hedberg

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At the end of the Beatles, I really was done in for
the first time in my life.
Until then, I really was a kind of cocky sod.
- Paul McCartney

I was probably being a little cocky,
which I do when I feel that I don't know what I'm talking about.
- Daniel Okrent

He's a cocky sumbitch.
That's what makes him such a great player.
- Lawrence Taylor

To have faith is to believe in truth,
believe that truth confers special power on those lucky
enough to get a little insight,
and to know in our hearts that all these things come from God,
which is why we should never get too cocky about our successes.
- Tony Snow

This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con.
I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them.
They are so much fun, and so bizarre.
I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago,
Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco,
the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times.
- Kristen Bell

The circumstance is the incredible part,
but I always knew in my heart that something was going to be out there,
just for the world to notice me.
It sounds so cocky, but it's happening.
- Kato Kaelin

Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
- Richard Aldington

Even a cock crows over his own dunghill.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

Cock your hat - angles are attitudes.
- Frank Sinatra

He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
- George Eliot

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.
- Margaret Thatcher

Be bold and boast, just like the cock beside the hen.
- Aeschylus

Trumpet in a herd of elephants;
crow in the company of cocks;
bleat in a flock of goats.
- Malayan Proverb

Yearning is not only a good way to go crazy but also
a pretty good place to hide out from hard truth.
- Jay Cocks

When James Cameron brought me the script,
which I developed with both Cameron and Jay Cocks,
I wanted to make it a thriller, an action film,
but with a conscience, and I found that it had elements of social realism.
- Kathryn Bigelow

To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle,
is a deep delight of the blood.
- George Santayana

With Ice Cube they ain't no telling.
He might have one cocked and loaded,
ready to bust.
We might do The Sunday, two old men sitting around
the house waiting on the social security check.
- Mike Epps

I always believe that most people could do it.
I mean obviously I didn't just sit and stand.
I used to love cradling the gun and just posing with
the hand cocked ready to fire the gun,
and the costume helped a great deal.
- Jeremy Bulloch

Don't go on American Idol, I think you'll spend the
rest of your life living it down and I think it's getting kinda scary,
isn't it?
- Joe Cocker

The world is a tougher place to live in than it was back then,
as we come into the computer age.
- Joe Cocker

The things in my songs are the edited highlights of my life.
I don't go seeking out strange sexual experiences every day of the week.
- Jarvis Cocker

It's all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing
if I can make it fit into my style.
- Joe Cocker

I love songs that have a rocking and grooving feeling.
- Joe Cocker

Well, we have this place in Telluride,
Colorado.
It's somewhere I can just get away and relax and think.
- Joe Cocker

Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs
of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing.
- Joe Cocker

We've always been a bit out of touch with reality.
- Jarvis Cocker

God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old,
singing the blues, you know?
- Joe Cocker

Learn avidly.
Question repeatedly what you have learned.
Analyze it carefully.
Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently.
- Edward Cocker

Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry,
Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis...
you know in the '60s.
- Joe Cocker

Some of the songs I do once in a while that I kinda...
my set list is basically like my hits,
there is a good reason why they are there;
people really like them.
- Joe Cocker

Once you get into entertaining a quarter of a million people,
it's a very weird place to be.
- Joe Cocker

When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings,
Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.
- Edward Cocker

I've been touring now since about '68.
- Joe Cocker

I had a job when I was 16 at a gas fitter,
which was a bit like a pipe fitter.
- Joe Cocker

Europe is usually where I am usually galloping around.
- Joe Cocker

It's nice to get a response from the artists that I cover.
- Joe Cocker

I have always been a sucker for ballads,
but you have to be careful these days,
you can't overload people.
- Joe Cocker

Yeah, one of the main ways is for songs that make me want to move.
- Joe Cocker

Its OK to grow up, just as long as you don't grow old.
Face it you are young.
- Jarvis Cocker

Over the years, I've worked with just about everybody.
- Joe Cocker

For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving.
- Joe Cocker

I was in Germany when the wall came down.
- Joe Cocker

I would like to be able to do a song with Ray Charles,
before we both get too old.
- Joe Cocker

Anyone who thinks they're sexy needs their head checked.
- Jarvis Cocker

Unfortunately I was in New York when 9/11 happened.
- Joe Cocker

It's interesting, as I said on the last tour in America,
the audience actually came out, they had to have been
the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents,
you know what I mean?
- Joe Cocker

I have sung to large crowds since then,
and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people,
you kind of lose the control element,
you don't know if you are really getting through or not.
- Joe Cocker

I got a pair of red, synthetic satin women's pants
through the post the other day with a phone number on.
That was quite strange.
I haven't tried the phone number.
In times of stress I may.
- Jarvis Cocker

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Love doesn't make the world go 'round,
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
- Franklin P. Jones

Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round.
- Lewis Carroll

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Love makes the world go 'round
- an old anonymous proverb,
made popular by the 1958 and 1961 songs

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu


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