Quotations that match 'backed'.

Sammy Davis, I backed him up. I used to study him every night. I saw how great performers worked and was able to incorporate a little bit from the best. Bobby Vinton
[ Able Backed Best Bit Davis Every Great Him How Incorporate Little Night Performers Sammy Saw Study Up Used Worked]
I fell into lyric writing because of music. I backed into it. Stephen Sondheim
[ Backed Because Fell Into Lyric Music Writing]
Last Thursday, our Supreme Court backed that local governments can co-opt private property, and give it to another private entity, for economic development. Cliff Stearns
[ Another Backed Court Development Economic Entity Give Governments Last Local Our Private Property Supreme Thursday]
I think President Bush tried to step up on Social Security even though the polls showed that was unpopular. He has not been successful and backed off, but I admire people who take on big problems. Donna Shalala
[ Admire Backed Been Big Bush Even Off Polls President Problems Security Showed Social Step Successful Take Think Though Tried Unpopular Up]
Shortly after the end of last season, I felt that I probably would not return for the 1999-2000 season. I also felt that I should take as much time as possible to sort through my feelings and make sure that my feelings were backed with conviction. Barry Sanders
[ After Also Backed Conviction End Feelings Felt Last Make Much Possible Probably Return Season Shortly Should Sort Sure Take Through Time Were Would]
I trained and trained and went up against Kurt, then being a world champion in '94, and after that I did Tommy's tour and then my tour and all this stuff and just trying to deal with it all. And now, I've just kind of backed off a little. Elvis Stojko
[ After Against Backed Being Champion Deal Did Just Kind Kurt Little Now Off Stuff Then Tommy Tour Trained Trying Up Went World]
Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That's their business. Mike McCready
[ Backed Bands Business Came Down Gave Kind Lip Little Off Other Respect Service Their Them Us]
The Phantom, as well as being backed up by that music, it just so was a role that I identified with so powerfully. From the first second that I walked on to perform. Gerard Butler
[ Backed Being First Identified Just Music Perform Phantom Powerfully Role Second Up Walked Well]
Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment and it seems that the French directors have woken up one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more. Wim Wenders
[ Any Backed Criticism Day Directors Entertainment Everything French More Now Realised Seems Suddenly Up Were]
For too long people have backed companies on hope value rather than solid products coming out. Now we are coming out the other side. Daniel Morgan
[ Backed Coming Companies Hope Long Now Other Out Products Rather Side Solid Than Too Value]
But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Backed Bars Being Consciousness Courage Deal Good Human Kept Mob Never Out Right Something Steel Stronger Takes Up Yet]
To have faith in Divine protection is good, but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals. Ellis Peters
[ Assistance Backed Divine Even Expect Faith Good Heaven Mortals Protection Right Sensible]
Yes, I backed the hula hoop. And I had a lot of other people come to me with ideas that turned out well. Art Linkletter
[ Backed Come Had Hoop Ideas Lot Other Out Turned Well Yes]
We borrowed money, it helped us with bonds and what not, and the Federal Government backed it, but it was a guarantee, it was not a grant. And we not only paid it off, but we paid it off ahead of time. David Dinkins
[ Ahead Backed Bonds Borrowed Federal Government Grant Guarantee Helped Money Off Only Paid Time Us]
I think the best president - because he changed the whole mood of the country, the whole economy of the country, and stood up to Communism... that was continuing its causes around the world, and backed them off and caused them to collapse - and that was Ronald Reagan. Pat Boone
[ Around Backed Because Best Caused Causes Changed Collapse Communism Continuing Country Economy Mood Off President Reagan Ronald Stood Them Think Up Whole World]
If you need to put your money in a safe and secure place and you want it to earn interest, Treasury bonds are safer than putting it in any bank as a deposit or putting it anywhere else, because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. Jim Cooper
[ Any Anywhere Backed Bank Because Bonds Credit Deposit Earn Else Faith Full Government Interest Money Need Place Put Putting Safe Safer Secure States Than Treasury United Want Your]
With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically. Daniel Johns
[ Backed First Hole Into Musically Our Ourselves Records Two]
I can say unequivocally that the boycott does not work. It's never complete enough to have impact unless it's backed by force, and I don't think anybody in America seriously proposes that. Helen Suzman
[ America Anybody Backed Boycott Complete Does Enough Force Impact Never Proposes Say Seriously Think Unequivocally Unless Work]
I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Am Any Backed Damn Disillusioned Enough Genuine Him Information Know Make Man Opinion Really Subject Talking Unless Up Worth]
Yes, we were looking for a Faith spin-off, but then Faith backed down. Eliza got a really wonderful offer over on Fox in a show, and, for reasons I didn't talk to her about, she decided to go there, and everyone respects that. James Marsters
[ Backed Decided Down Everyone Faith Fox Go Got Her Looking Offer Over Really Reasons Respects She Show Talk Then Were Wonderful Yes]
My parents always knew I was hopeless at everything else, I was fortunate in that I was backed all the way. I came to it late and only because I thought there'd be loads of women and drinking! Christopher Eccleston
[ Always Backed Because Came Drinking Else Everything Fortunate Hopeless Knew Late Loads Only Parents Thought Way Women]
The difficulties of conducting espionage against the Soviet Union in the Soviet Union were such that historically the Agency had backed away from the task. Aldrich Ames
[ Against Agency Away Backed Conducting Difficulties Espionage Had Historically Soviet Such Task Union Were]
In a prime-time address, President Bush said he backed limited federal funding for stem cell research. That's right, the President said, this is a quote, the research could help cure brain diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and whatever it is I have. Conan O'Brien
[ Address Alzheimer Backed Brain Bush Cell Could Cure Diseases Federal Funding Help Limited Parkinson President Prime-Time Quote Research Right Said Stem Whatever]
Basically, Pizza Hut just backed out on the ad agency at the last minute. They got fired and we got fired. It was a simple as that. We do stuff like that on and off. Gene Ween
[ Ad Agency Backed Basically Fired Got Hut Just Last Minute Off Out Pizza Simple Stuff]
I moved further and further away from mass entertainment. The sexual element became increasingly sinister and bizarre. Don't blame me! The bastards drove me to it! They all backed off after that! Robert Crumb
[ After Away Backed Bastards Became Bizarre Blame Drove Element Entertainment Further Increasingly Mass Moved Off Sexual Sinister]
My childhood home backed onto wheat and cotton fields. Robert B. Laughlin
[ Backed Childhood Cotton Fields Home Onto Wheat]
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. Dale Carnegie Success
[ Backed Enthusiasm Flaming Frequently Horse Makes Most Persistence Quality Sense Success Up]
It is not worth the paper it is written on unless it is backed by the kind of force that will make the other side consider the penalties too heavy to break the agreement. Yitzhak Rabin
[ Agreement Backed Break Consider Force Heavy Kind Make Other Paper Penalties Side Too Unless Will Worth Written]
Then came the hostage crisis during which Carter did nothing to rattle the ayatollahs who hung tough until Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, when they suddenly backed down. Alexander Haig
[ Backed Came Carter Crisis Did Down During Hostage Hung Nothing Rattle Reagan Ronald Suddenly Then Tough Until Which]