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Trapped Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Trapped

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Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
- James A. Baldwin

With the monstrous weapons man already has,
humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world
by its moral adolescents.
- Omar N. Bradley

 

As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does,
so I'm trapped in a genre that I love,
but I'm trapped in it!
- George A. Romero

You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin
by your own want of sense.
- Aeschylus

The characters are trapped within the lifestyle.
It's about what goes on before the movie starts.
- Sam Mendes

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I've got a new relationship and I'm trapped in this old life.
- Moon Unit Zappa

We spend billions of pounds on welfare,
yet millions are trapped on welfare.
It's not worth their while going into work.
- David Cameron

I don't know for Justin; he's always looking for meaning
out of his relationships with people.
I don't think he's as trapped into the drug thing as a lot of the others are.
- Randy Harrison

I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body.
- Elayne Boosler

Even the Beatles found it hard to escape their image;
they were trapped by it.
- Tina Weymouth

Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment.
There is no why.
- Kurt Vonnegut

I am very sad for men and women trapped in any relationship where there is cruelty,
dominance, inequity.
I long for the liberation of all people.
- Jasmine Guy

People can be so apathetic.
They continue to ignore the real people trapped in
poverty and homelessness.
It's almost maddening.
- Daphne Zuniga

I felt trapped and fabricated in the fifties living
up to other people's expectations.
- Rosemary Clooney

I certainly don't want a child of mine to be famous,
or anyone I was very close to who isn't yet...
It's the worst thing to be trapped in your house not be able to leave.
- Elizabeth Hurley

If you write a story based on a real person,
you're trapped by the details of the real person and his life.
It gets in the way of writing your own story.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood.
He felt it himself.
He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that.
He somehow just got stuck here.
- Kim Novak

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call;
no way out,
just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire
burns the house down with us trapped,
locked in it.
- Tennessee Williams

Sometimes you're trapped in writing songs and you don't
have enough distance from what you do anymore and you
need the talent and the years of other people to come and jump in.
- Keren Ann

I was almost kind of trapped by my own success into only doing rock.
- Rick Derringer

We live trapped, between the churned-up and examined
past and a future that waits for our work.
- Anna Freud

Steve Jobs' Three Rules of Life ...
1. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
2. Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
3. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

The gay community just recognizes what their closets
are and we straight have to spend years trying to figure
out which closet we are trapped in.
- Judith Light

We make the oldest stories new when we succeed,
and we are trapped by the old stories when we fail.
- Greil Marcus

If you meet people who have been successful in Hollywood,
or look a their photographs, you see a haunted look in their eyes,
you sense a trapped feeling.
- Meg Tilly

You get trapped by stories.
Though I've got this reputation for being out of control,
it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth.
- Terry Gilliam

I am trapped in this body, and there is nothing I can do about it.
- Dudley Moore

Rural towns aren't always idyllic.
It's easy to feel trapped and be aware of social hypocrisy.
- Bill Pullman

I've been allowed to grow over the past twenty years.
I've managed to avoid being trapped in one moment of my career and for that,
I'm very thankful.
- Giovanni Ribisi

Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street.
Thinking opens new avenues.
- Cullen Hightower

We're imperfect people trapped in an imperfect world
until we get to that place beyond.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

There was a power outage at a department store yesterday.
Twenty people were trapped on the escalators.
- Steven Wright

If you get trapped in the idea that what is most important
is what image of yourself you're giving to the world,
you're on a dangerous path.
- Jeanne Moreau

The United States and Mexico are trapped -
economically,
culturally, politically and because of drug crime -
in the same continent.
- Barry McCaffrey

I must be careful not to get trapped in the past.
That's why I tend to forget my songs.
- Mick Jagger

You have to look out for becoming trapped in a place
where people want to see you all the time doing one thing.
- Lucy Liu

On the one hand we have got to ask, are there some
areas of universal benefits that are no longer affordable?
But on the other hand let us look at the issue of dependency
where we have trapped people in poverty through the
extent of welfare that they have.
- David Cameron

We remember the heroes who ran into the burning buildings
to rescue those trapped inside,
and the dauntless passengers on Flight 93 who laid
down their lives to save others,
including almost certainly those of us in the U.S.
Capitol.
- Todd Tiahrt

I sort of understood that when I first started:
that you shouldn't repeat a success.
Very often you're going to, and maybe the first time you do,
it works.
And you love it.
But then you're trapped.
- Jack Nicholson

Sometimes I use Botox.
Compared to most, I use it very sparingly.
One time I did too much, though.
I feel weird if I can't move my face,
and that one time I overdid it, I felt trapped in my own skin.
- Courteney Cox

I used the music kind of as therapy,
and it's just amazing that I feel so free after doing that.
I feel like I had it trapped inside of me and now I feel free.
So it's been a very good therapy session for me as well.
- Vanilla Ice

Several times we were stranded in strange places without
any money and with our credit cards cancelled -
trapped in a hotel that we couldn't check out of because
we had no money to check out.
- Renny Harlin

Mine are the deep-seated fears established when we are children,
and they never quite go away: the fear of being helpless,
the fear of being trapped, the fear of being out of control.
- Virginia C. Andrews

Mutual fund managers are trapped in this rather deadly vicious circle:
the more successful they are,
the more money flows into their mutual fund.
Then, it is more difficult for them to beat the market
averages or even to match their own past performance.
- Ron Chernow

I already hated that gray suit and then having to go
through putting on that wig with a false front -
again made me feel so trapped inside this person who
was desperately wanting to break out of it but she
was so caught up in the web of deception that she couldn't.
- Kim Novak

Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested
the hint of a free spirit,
trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making
rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans.
- Jeff Greenfield

As a scientist, my attention became totally focused
on global warming some 15 years ago by the elegant
and powerful measurements of carbon dioxide trapped
in ice cores taken as much as 2 miles deep from the
great East Antarctica ice sheet.
- John Olver

Playing a prisoner of war trapped in Pakistan for three
years was a novelty for me.
We made sure that we didn't talk about India versus
Pakistan but about the emotions of people on both sides
and how terrorism affects us all.
- Akshay Kumar

If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers,
in that it is filled with blank pages,
dark pages, it has stars made of words,
the famous magical cube made of numbers,
and there is even a page which is a mirror.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I was married awfully young and I felt trapped.
My wife had been divorced and all the time we were
married we were out of the Church.
It wasn't until we were divorced that we became good Catholics again.
- Don Adams

The one image that's been causing a lot of discussion
is one image that I shot of a man falling head-first from the building,
before the buildings fell down.
He was trapped in the fire, and decided to jump and take his own life,
rather than being burned.
- Richard Drew

I created the role of Captain Von Trapp.
- Theodore Bikel

The due process of law as we use it,
I believe,
rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution.
- June L. Trapp

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

The creative act lasts but a brief moment,
a lightning instant of give-and-take,
just long enough for you to level the camera and to
trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Marriage is obsolete and a trap.
- Catherine Deneuve

I sometimes fall into the trap of doing what I think
I should be doing rather than what I want to be doing.
- Bjork

Love is a trap.
When it appears, we see only its light,
not its shadows.
- Paulo Coelho

Love is a deception and a trap.
Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing
white beard in a throne and looks at us.
- Al Goldstein

Because success is such a weasel word anyway,
it's such a horribly American word, and it's such a vamp and,
I think it's a death trap.
- Daniel Berrigan

We are dying from overthinking.
We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything.
Think.
Think.
Think.
You can never trust the human mind anyway.
It's a death trap.
- Anthony Hopkins

Actors fall into this trap if they missed being loved
for who they really were and not for what they could do -
sing,
dance, joke about - then they take that as love.
- Gene Wilder

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia
into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.
- T. E. Lawrence

I feared the verdict of the watch, where I either lost
the race against time that day or would lose it soon
by making the record even harder to break.
The time trap had snapped shut.
- Joe Henderson

There is no such thing as a good or bad ad in isolation.
What is good at one moment is bad at another.
Research can trap you into the past.
- William Bernbach

It's easy to fall into the trap of believing all the
hype that's written about you...
Who knows? In a couple of years, you might find me in the loony bin!
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Back then the cars had a trap door that we could pull
open with a chain to check our tire wear.
- Tim Flock

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.
- Christopher Morley

The end of the animal trade would leave more time to
trap or beat to death pop star wannabes.
- Simon Cowell


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