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Digging Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Digging

Please enjoy these Digging Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

I think that one's art is a growth inside one.
I do not think one can explain growth.
It is silent and subtle.
One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

A strong economy depends on a strong middle class,
but George Bush has put the middle class in a hole,
and John McCain has a plan to keep digging that hole
with George Bush's shovel.
- Rahm Emanuel

My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black,
white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots.
Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall.
- Alex Haley

Journalists are supposed to be skeptical,
that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line,
whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats.
- Linda Chavez

 

We knew we were talking about spies.
I knew he knew I knew.
I was digging my own grave.
- Christine Keeler

It is a good thing to follow the First Law of Holes:
if you are in one,
stop digging.
- Denis Healey

We who are interested in relative truth have to keep
digging for it and not let ourselves be sucked under.
- Holly Near

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First law on holes - when you're in one,
stop digging!
- Denis Healey

He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
- Ernest Bramah

When digging ceases to be a great game and becomes,
as in Egypt, merely business, it will be a bad thing.
- Leonard Woolley

We could imagine nothing pleasanter than to spend all
of our lives digging for relics of the past.
- Heinrich Schliemann

It is no use asking me or anyone else how to dig...
Better to go and watch a man digging,
and then take a spade and try to do it.
- Gertrude Jekyll

Realize what you really want.
It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
- William Moulton Marston

Writing was like digging coal.
I sweat blood.
The spell is on me.
- Zane Grey

I felt that if we, as the Met, were not intervening
once one person starts digging up Parliament Square,
then someone else is going to join in and you have a spiral.
- Michael Todd

If I hadn't done this I might have ended up digging the roads.
- Dylan Moran

When you're in a hole, stop digging.
- Denis Healey

I thought I knew a lot about music.
Then you start digging and the deeper you go,
the more there is.
- John Mellencamp

Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden,
digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.
- J. B. Priestley

I don't want to see people decorating a house or digging a garden.
As for guys like Jonathan Ross, he got an award there last Christmas.
What for? He doesn't sing, dance or tell jokes,
does he?
- Ian St.
John

Without a doubt, first thing we should do is clean up our fiscal house,
and that starts with balancing our budgets and digging out of this red ink.
We cannot expect to continue in this fashion and remain
the leader of the free world.
- Marcy Kaptur

I have to tell everyone that when I finish a film and
it goes out and is released,
I never look at my films again.
I don't like looking back.
I don't even like talking about 'em!
So I'm really digging back in my memory because I don't
like to sit and look at my films again.
- Jim Jarmusch

I describe my plots as follows; A character is walking
down the street when all of a sudden a piano falls on them.
They spend the rest of the story digging out from under that piano.
How they dig, how long and how well,
this all depends entirely on the character.
- Sarah Zettel

As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on
a number of archeological digs.
So I had experience excavating, digging up remains
of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest.
- Donald Johanson

Finally, after a lot of searching and digging,
it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character.
Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would
be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is,
it became easier to play her.
- Jeanne Tripplehorn

Now, given the experience that we have had thus far,
with our subsequent trade agreements with NAFTA and others,
you would think that with our experience of job loss
that we have had there that when you find yourself
in a hole that you might stop digging.
- Stephen F. Lynch

There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging
tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp,
or something like that.
Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it.
- Charles Guggenheim

The book begins and ends with the visits to give the
impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history.
I believe in going backwards into the past -
I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
- Anita Desai

The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look
like there's a light at the end of the tunnel,
he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying
to do right and make up for what's gone before,
just because that's who he is.
- Joss Whedon

During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was
given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao.
The source said they were from a crash site.
He presented photographs showing himself in company
with others digging around obvious aircraft debris.
- Bo Gritz

How horrible, fantastic, incredible,
it is that we should be digging trenches and trying
on gas-masks here because of a quarrel in a faraway
country between people of whom we know nothing.
- Neville Chamberlain

Just the other day I pulled out this old cassette of
Ragged Glory and I popped it into my cassette player and I was digging it.
They were just a great rock and roll band,
one that presents the song ahead of everything else -
there's no grand idea or concept behind it.
- Krist Novoselic

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Look within.
Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up,
if thou wilt ever dig.
- Marcus Aurelius

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.
- Carl Sandburg

To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks
to dig up information no one else has yet.
- Merton Miller

I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique
I have to further the idea of peace.
- Garrett Morris

At first I didn't dig country.
- Charlie Rich

Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams.
Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself
and believe that anything is possible,
and make it happen.
- Corin Nemec

I always think it's interesting to dig a little bit
deeper every time you go to someplace that seems like
a revelation or a strong connection to an emotional truth.
- Carly Simon

I don't want to dig in the truth all of the time.
Let me dream.
- Olivier Martinez

Even the bands I dig don't have a history of attaining mass consumption.
- Evan Dando

I dig science fiction, though it was never really my thing.
- Yancy Butler

I would say I'd rather dig a ditch, you know,
do hard, manual labor than write lyrics.
- Natalie Merchant

I didn't dig it out, it was given to me.
They thought it was significant, they gave me the name and I used it.
- Bob Novak

Find your place on the planet.
Dig in, and take responsibility from there.
- Gary Snyder

I think it's like everything else; one shouldn't dig too deeply.
It's silly to say that with a journalist,
but sometimes there is not a truth to be found.
- Alan Price

I want to become a student.
I want to read Chinese history and go on a dig.
- Lou Gerstner

Everybody can dig The Beatles, but why should everybody dig us?
- Bruce Johnston

When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of
just hacking at the leaves.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail.
I don't know what that means, but it sounds like a dig.
- Steve Buscemi

You never know how things are going to go.
I think you hope that people are going to dig what
you do and that you're going to get the chance to do
it on a really comfortable level.
- Amanda Marshall

I really dig The Byrds.
I think they are the most underrated -
in their original form -
pop group.
- Bruce Johnston

Being in front of all these people staring at you and
it helps you to dig down and become more emotional
and get lost in it as you're feeding on people's energy.
- Fred Durst

I am against nature.
I don't dig nature at all.
I think nature is very unnatural.
I think the truly natural things are dreams,
which nature can't touch with decay.
- Bob Dylan

The Britney Spears fans aren't going to dig us.
- Dustin Diamond

To say what you feel is to dig your own grave.
- Sinead O'Connor

When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering
if they was gonna dig us,
then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.
- Jimi Hendrix

Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle;
but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
- Michel de Montaigne

I'm really a very weak musicologist.
Wish it weren't so, but there's only so much you can
dig deeply into in one lifetime,
as if you hadn't noticed.
- Wendy Carlos

People have a right to ask questions and dig deep when
you're hurting people and things around you.
- Layne Staley

Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil,
and let us see what we are made of.
- Charles Spurgeon

Report, report, report.
Dig, dig, dig.
Think, think, think.
Don't stop being a reporter because you've become a columnist.
- Allan Sloan

I have become a prisoner of the peace movement.
But you can't say that the termination is coming and
then say that you are going back to your own garden to dig.
- E. P. Thompson

Healing takes courage, and we all have courage,
even if we have to dig a little to find it.
- Tori Amos

Manchester has it's own pride and London has it's sort
of pride and sometimes we can be a bit mean to each other,
but I think if we dig the music we can get on really well.
- Graham Coxon

You only have a week to do a show.
I mean, there's only so deep you can dig in that week.
- David Hyde Pierce

We found ourselves in a hole that I didn't dig,
but I have dug, dug and dug to try to get out of that hole.
- Harry Reid

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

Working together, they will dig out the truth and nothing
but the truth about what happened in '99,
to assign responsibility, and to look at the institutional failings.
- Jose Ramos-Horta


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