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Ditch Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Ditch

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

I was a typical farm boy.
I liked the farm.
I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm,
go down to the drainage ditch and fish,
and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton.
- Sam Donaldson

We need to ditch the idea that there is any value in
the strong and silent man being in any way attractive.
Being silent isn't being strong, it's being a victim.
- Jane Powell

Whether or not all this came to pass in an East African ditch,
I wouldn't like to say.
Perhaps it happened in North Africa or further west,
but Africa was definitely the place.
- Richard Leakey

 

I had to live in the desert before I could understand
the full value of grass in a green ditch.
- Ella Maillart

I don't care if I was a ditch-digger at a dollar a day,
I'd want to do my job better than the fellow next to me.
I'd want to be the best at whatever I do.
- Branch Rickey

If we know we're just going to have sex and then ditch the guy,
it can be fun.
- Rachel Perry

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If you see ten troubles coming down the road,
you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.
- Calvin Coolidge

We then journeyed on to London Street,
down which the tidal ditch continues its course.
- Henry Mayhew

Always go hard and fast enough so that when you hit
the ditch you can pull out the other side.
- Johnny Paycheck

Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative.
It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
- Marshall McLuhan

I had to fight all my life to survive.
They were all against me...
but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch.
- Ty Cobb

One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without
remaining down in the ditch with him.
- Booker T. Washington

I have three phobias which, could I mute them,
would make my life as slick as a sonnet,
but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed,
I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
- Tallulah Bankhead

I say we are climbing out of a ditch and we are climbing up.
- Tim Kaine

The Professional Children's School, it's for professional kids,
so if you wanted to ditch, you could just write,
Audition on a note and leave.
I didn't really like school all that much.
- Kieran Culkin

You cannot expect the guy who drove the car into the
ditch to navigate it out of the ditch.
You have to put a new driver in the seat.
I'm not saying the new driver is going to be any better,
but we need a new driver.
Kerry is the only choice.
- John Mellencamp

There are a lot of people who've been able to ditch
their Windows machines and switch over to Linux because
they can now use their Exchange server for calendaring
and collaboration from their Linux desktop.
- Nat Friedman

But maybe it's up in the hills under the leaves or in a ditch somewhere.
Maybe it's never found.
But what you find, whatever you find,
is always only part of the missing, and writing is
the way the poet finds out what it is he found.
- Paul Engle

We don't want to go back to the same policies and the
same practices that drove our economy into a ditch,
that punished the middle class, and that led us to this catastrophe.
We have to keep moving forward.
- David Axelrod

The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living.
Outfits which have been here only three days have dug
vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth.
They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery.
- Ernie Pyle

It was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13,
sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends.
I could relate to that as a former teenager,
rather than as a present parent.
- Donal Logue

Love interrupts, if you like,
the consequences of your actions,
which in my case is very good news indeed,
because I've done a lot of stupid stuff.
- Bono

Life is pretty simple:
You do some stuff.
Most fails. Some works.
You do more of what works.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature.
Everything is made of one hidden stuff.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't sweat the small stuff.
- Richard Carlson

I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that
is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.
- Jaron Lanier

Confit is the ultimate comfort food,
and trendy or not,
it is dazzling stuff.
- Sally Schneider

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
- Clarence Day

I would think twice about designing stuff for which
there was no need and which didn't endure.
- Robin Day

When you take stuff from one writer it's plagiarism;
but when you take it from many writers,
it's research.
- Wilson Mizner

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
- Al Green

You always love playing in finals at any tournament.
The grand slams and stuff like that are obviously the
priorities but any titles go on your record.
- Lleyton Hewitt

My goal was, and still is, to write first,
direct my own stuff whenever possible and control my own creative destiny.
- Jeff Probst

My father was an American who could cuss in Italian
and make an aria out of it.
It was wonderful to watch.
But then again, he was a Gemini.
I believe in that stuff.
- Dominic Chianese

I pay attention to the actors and stuff,
but not even that much.
I don't pay attention to who's writing.
- Jason Mewes

You know that's history, that's why some people say that my stuff is retro,
but I don't agree.
- Marc Newson

One of my rules is: Never listen to your old stuff.
- Lou Reed

This is not a sham, not a game.
This is the real stuff.
- Marion Barry

I've made up stuff that's turned out to be real,
that's the spooky part.
- Tom Clancy

I also found child's play - stuff that was not considered serious,
but goofy - was the stuff I liked to do,
so I still do it as an adult.
- Matt Groening

I've done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that -
stuff I'm not ashamed of,
but that doesn't represent my legacy with the Pretenders.
- Chrissie Hynde

We've got a bunch of new writers now who tell me they
grew up watching The Simpsons.
It's bizarre, and they're writing some very funny stuff.
- Matt Groening

It really does take a lot of time to make records,
to be in the studio and do all that stuff.
- Vince Gill

I consider myself to have been the bridge between the
shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching.
Before I came along, the primary way to observe birds
was to shoot them and stuff them.
- Roger Tory Peterson

Critics can be your most important friend.
I don't read criticism of my stuff only because when it's bad,
it's rough-and when it's good, it's not good enough.
- Kevin Bacon

I'm forbidden fruit.
Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want
you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out
and spits out blood and all that stuff.
- Gene Simmons

Negative humor is forgotten immediately.
It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long.
Much more satisfying.
Enter children's books.
- Berke Breathed

But instead of that stuff you get relationships with
people and neighbors that you would never get in a city.
People in small towns are a lot more open.
- Genevieve Gorder

The romance stuff is easy.
A sex scene...
that's hard, because you don't know what to do.
Those scenes are awkward.
- John Turturro

I'm very happy that the New York Times has spoken well of my stuff;
who wouldn't be? But it's not a choice I made.
- John M. Ford

God help me if I ever do another movie with an explosion in it.
If you see me in a movie where stuff is exploding you'll
know I've lost all my money.
- Ben Affleck

History not used is nothing, for all intellectual life is action,
like practical life, and if you don't use the stuff well,
it might as well be dead.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

There is a lot of work just in terms of traveling and
logistics and people and gear and all that kind of stuff.
But I never really have problems playing music.
That never seems like work.
- James Iha

I don't know anybody in the underworld.
I make this stuff up.
I don't know any criminals.
- James Ellroy

The stuff we did under the name the Rentals got so chaotic.
- Matt Sharp

I continued studying by myself in the field of jazz
with my own technique of improvisation,
walking bass lines, rhythms, all kinds of stuff,
which I created for myself.
- Miroslav Vitous

What I bring to the table is a huge enthusiasm and love for this stuff.
- Ted Allen

In terms of the creative side of it,
it's really been a thing where you come up with the
funny stuff is usually at a bar or out talking to people or whatever.
- Trey Parker

And I said - Styx - as a musical group it is our place
to reflect the light that is shining on us back onto this place and say -
this is where so much great stuff started.
- James Young

John's time and effort were, in the main,
spent on pretty honorable stuff.
As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect,
nobody's Jesus.
And look what they did to him.
- Paul McCartney

I'm just gonna be doing stuff that I really enjoy doing.
I'm not gonna attempt to be current in any way other
than the fact that people will like what I'm doing currently.
- Pat Travers

Somebody said they threw their copy of Dungeons and Dragons into the fire,
and it screamed.
It's a game!
The magic spells in it are as real as the gold.
Try retiring on that stuff.
- Gary Gygax

You are wise, witty and wonderful, but you spend too
much time reading this sort of stuff.
- Frank Crane

I had 25 or 30 songs.
Sequencing the record, I left that to the producer.
I'm not into doing that stuff.
- Jules Shear

I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food
on sets and stuff like that -
I just want to act.
- Chow Yun-Fat

Stuff that's hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary
because you don't know what it does.
- Jerry Garcia


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