Ditch Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Ditch
Please enjoy these Ditch Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.
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.
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,
- 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,
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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