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Envelope Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Envelope

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We're starting to push the envelope in terms of the expectations,
and you can also have your own style,
personality and sense of humor, because now we're allowed to.
- Lisa Guerrero

The social object of skilled investment should be to
defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future.
- John Maynard Keynes

I'm a performer.
I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage.
I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous,
I go into character.
- Michael Richards

Letters are expectation packaged in an envelope.
- Shana Alexander

 

While they're building a solid foundation that will
support whatever is coming down the road,
Todd and I are itching to see further,
to push the envelope.
- Sam Wood

You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope.
It lies deeper than that.
- Billy Sunday

So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing.
It's pushing the envelope.
It's the truth of something through exaggeration.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

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Good records - from my point of view,
where I grew up which was Led Zeppelin and Jethro Tull...
bands that were pushing the envelope a little -
musically and in production.
- Kip Winger

Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged;
life is a luminous halo,
a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the
beginning of consciousness to the end.
- Virginia Woolf

For most men, life is a search for the proper manila
envelope in which to get themselves filed.
- Clifton Fadiman

The fun part for me is to just really push that envelope.
- Vicki Lawrence

I sat with him for three hours and we did not exchange a single word.
At the end he handed me, as he had done before,
an envelope with money in it.
It would have been much nicer if he had enclosed a
greeting or a loving word.
I would have been so pleased if he had.
- Eva Braun

A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped,
self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in.
This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
- Ring Lardner

The other thing I felt was that the philosophical concept
behind the experiences also looked like it had been
designed by technicians and not by entertainers.
I felt I needed to grab hold of it and try and push
the envelope as much as I possibly could right now.
- Thomas Dolby

It is going to be an experiment of how it works,
and I see I have all reasons to believe that it will work fine.
But it's a short time.
And we also have pushed the envelope here a little
beyond what has been done in the past.
- Claude Nicollier

With BSG, sci-fi is the human experience taken beyond the envelope.
When I first became involved with the project,
I knew that I would be able to play a human being for many years,
exploring and reflecting on issues that would impact people's lives.
- Mary McDonnell

If your heart is large enough to envelop your adversaries,
you can see right through them and avoid their attacks.
And once you envelop them, you will be able to guide
them along the path indicated to you by heaven and earth.
- Morihei Ueshiba

Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope.
Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the
promise of our greater selves.
- Bryant H. McGill

The life of our city is rich in poetic and marvelous subjects.
We are enveloped and steeped as though in an atmosphere of the marvelous;
but we do not notice it.
- Charles Baudelaire

The pains of childbirth were altogether different
from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain.
These were pains one could follow with one's mind.
- Margaret Mead

Things change and work changes.
Right now I like the idea of enveloping a space and
getting messages across that connect to the world in
ways that seem familiar but are different.
- Barbara Kruger

We need a complete ban on soft money,
which is sort of an enveloping problem,
and a ceiling on the amount of money that can be spent on a given race.
- William Weld

Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art:
it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art
might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible,
and perhaps altogether unseen.
- George Jean Nathan

But it is true that sometimes an enveloping darkness
aids one to clearer vision;
as in a panorama building,
for example, where the obscurity about the entrance
prepares one better for the climax,
and gives the scene depicted a more real and vivid appearance.
- Pierre Loti

Marriage is a custom brought about by women who then
proceed to live off men and destroy them,
completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon
or eating him away like a poisonous fungus on a tree.
- Richard Harris

Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then,
the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

Pouring concrete on land you don't own is called a calculated risk,
if you don't pour you loose millions.
- Eddie Perez

I sit there pouring out my woes year after year,
coming up with one enormity after another about my
mother and the way she let me down;
but it doesn't make me any the less fearful.
- Lars von Trier

I don't know how you get dressed if you live in Wales,
because it's pouring rain and then it's hot sunshine,
and then it might hail.
It's just so confusing.
- Piper Perabo

Poetry is of so subtle a spirit, that in the pouring
out of one language into another it will evaporate.
- John Denham

It's very dependent on your state of mind.
And your emotional state as well.
And a lot of it comes pouring out, you don't really
have that much control with it.
- Eric Clapton

You just can't keep pouring money down an endless hole
and never recoup any of it.
It's got to be a business.
- Don Bluth

It's not color, it's like pouring 40 tablespoons of
sugar water over a roast.
- John Huston

Insults are pouring down on me as thick as hail.
- Edouard Manet

Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person,
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but pouring them all right out, just as they are.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

A woman came up to me after one of the screenings with
tears pouring down her face and sobbed,
You've defined my entire life for me on the screen.
- Jill Clayburgh

All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom.
I have been pouring van loads of information into that
vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
- Logan P. Smith

It's mostly Mars Bars and peanuts and cheese and you
go to the fridge and there's Red Bull and Beer.
It's not like people are holding me down and pouring beer in my face.
- Graham Coxon

Nobody should smoke cigarettes - and smoking with an
ulcer is like pouring gasoline on a burning house.
- Sara Murray Jordan

My father was in the civil service.
I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain,
and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of
the holiday if we had behaved.
- Honor Blackman

Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels,
simply by pouring out love.
Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy.
- Sai Baba

Iraq now says that it will, after all,
destroy its missiles.
President Bush said, 'Please, I used to pull the same trick.
There'd be an intervention, I'd make a big show of
pouring out the liquor and then there was a case under the floorboards.'
- Bill Maher

I know a girl who cries when she practices violin because
each note sounds so pure it just cuts into her,
and then the melody comes pouring out her eyes.
Now, to me, everything else just sounds like a lie.
- Conor Oberst

Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption.
So if you lose your place in the supply chain because
of wild behavior you could lose a lot.
It would be like pouring cement down one of your oil wells.
- Thomas Friedman

I was like any new bride, who said, 'I'm going to cook for my man.'
In fact,
once I started a small kitchen fire in a pan.
Smoke was pouring from the pan, and I got really scared.
Right next to our stove is a small fire extinguisher.
You know, easy access.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

I had never, ever drunk beer in high school,
and by the time I got to Tech we were having these
parties out in the cotton fields and getting so drunk.
I was the champion beer drinker; suddenly I was pouring it down my throat...
Insane!
Insane!
- Bob Livingston

I found one remaining box of comics which I had saved.
When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out,
that old paper smell, I was struck by a rush of memories,
a sense of my childhood self that seemed to be contained in there.
- Michael Chabon

I find that he is happiest
of whom the world says least, good or bad.
- Thomas Jefferson

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I have no money, no resources, no hopes.
I am the happiest man alive.
- Henry Miller

Onstage I'm the happiest person in the world.
- Britney Spears

Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail;
but a man is happiest when he does not even notice
whether it passes swiftly or slowly.
- Ivan Turgenev

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world,
but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
- Helen Rowland

You can think best when you're happiest.
- Peter Thomson

The happiest years of my mother's life were spent in Washington,
D.C.
It was where she met my father, where John was born
and where I spent my earliest years.
- Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

The happiest moment in my life? When my doctor told
me I was completely cured of leukemia.
- Jose Carreras

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
- Samuel Goldwyn

We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
- Pierre Corneille

A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool,
is the happiest creature living.
- Gerald Brenan

The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory;
it is one of the happiest marriages on earth,
and one of the shortest lived.
- Bernard De Voto

The happiest women, like the happiest nations,
have no history.
- George Eliot

Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them;
he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
- Euripides

He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men.
- William R. Alger

As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life
were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it.
- Martin Van Buren

I have the greatest husband.
The baby is my main focus right now.
We're both so excited.
I mean, this is definitely the happiest moment in my life.
- Ashlee Simpson

Once you start a working on something,
don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it.
People who work sincerely are the happiest.
- Chanakya

My primary lesson, however, was that I'm a solo writer,
happiest when I'm making all the executive decisions.
I've always been willing to rise or fall on my own merits.
- Sue Grafton

To know nothing is the happiest life.
- Desiderius Erasmus

I'd say my happiest moment as an actress came when
I learned I'd won the Look Magazine Best Supporting
Actress Award for 1956 in The Killing.
- Marie Windsor


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