Authors that match 'chop'.

Frederic Chopin Polish Composer (1810-1849)
Kate Chopin American Author (1850-1904)
Deepak Chopra American Philosopher (1946-)
Arthur Schopenhauer German Philosopher (1788-1860)

Quotations that match 'chop'.

I think the way I play the guitar is very percussive. I play a lot of rhythm chops as though I were playing congas or something. Tommy Bolin
[ Chops Guitar Lot Play Playing Rhythm Something Think Though Very Way Were]
To put it in musician's terms, my chops are good. Cy Coleman
[ Chops Good Musician Put Terms]
All those years we'd spent learning these chops, and all those gigs in Germany where you'd play all night, and along comes punk. It has nothing to do with that. A lot of people went out of business. Nick Lowe
[ Along Business Chops Comes Germany Gigs Learning Lot Night Nothing Out Play Punk Spent These Those Went Where Years]
I never feel more alive than when I'm on stage. On film you feel chopped up, you can be acting from the neck up, or the hand, there is a lot of close up. Kathleen Turner
[ Acting Alive Chopped Close Feel Film Hand Lot More Neck Never Stage Than Up]
The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble. Henry Miller
[ Artificial Chop Even Give Him His Limbs Looks Man Mind Off Ones Order Pain Security Trouble Which Will Would]
It's all magic to me. Country to punk rock, all of it. Chopin to Kurt Cobain. But it always all comes back to punk for me, because that was the last time, punk rock or grunge rock, was the last time that passion ruled the airwaves. James Marsters
[ Airwaves Always Back Because Chopin Comes Country Grunge Kurt Last Magic Passion Punk Rock Ruled Time]
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax. Abraham Lincoln
[ Ax Chop Down Eight Had Hours Sharpening Six Spend Tree]
I got obsessed with classical music, I got obsessed with Chopin, with playing the piano. Gary Oldman
[ Chopin Classical Got Music Obsessed Piano Playing]
It wasn't all spent on practicing, I did do other things! but the classical guitar means a lot to me so I spend many hours building good chops and getting a good program together. Jim Sullivan
[ Building Chops Classical Did Getting Good Guitar Hours Lot Many Means Other Practicing Program Spend Spent Things Together]
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need. Auguste Rodin Art
[ Block Choose Chop Marble Need Off Whatever]
I try, and I think I succeed, in making my readers feel sorry for my psychopaths, because I do. Ruth Rendell
[ Because Feel Making Readers Sorry Succeed Think Try]
First, you do a piece of material that begins and ends and has a flow; it's not chopped up as in a film, where in an extreme case you might be doing the last scene of the script the first day that you go to work, and you don't know enough about the character you're playing. Jean Stapleton
[ Begins Case Character Chopped Day Doing Ends Enough Extreme Film First Flow Go Know Last Material Might Piece Playing Scene Script Up Where Work]
So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.' Tommy Cooper
[ Books Bottom Chop Going Legs Library Off Put Said Thought Your]
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln
[ Axe Chop Down First Four Give Hours Sharpening Six Spend Tree Will]
Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block. Annie Dillard
[ Aim Block Chopping Nothing Past Through Will Wood]
I'm trying to open a Chopper shop this year. Noah Hathaway
[ Open Shop Trying Year]
The cops picked me up for attempted murder. I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent. Barry White
[ Attempted Came Cat Chops Cops Detectives Had Innocent Later Licking Murder Out Picked See Still Their Thought Told Truth Two Up Weeks]
Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. Aldo Leopold Environmental
[ Cannot Cherish Chop Friend Hand Harmony His Land Left Off Right]
Jazz is a music of great achievements but speed and chops serve a different function in jazz. Marc Ribot
[ Achievements Chops Different Function Great Jazz Music Serve Speed]
Everything we did, we did live - and then Bobby took it home and chopped it up and edited it. Which is pretty much what they did with every jazz record you've ever heard. Charlie Hunter
[ Bobby Chopped Did Edited Ever Every Everything Heard Home Jazz Live Much Pretty Record Then Took Up Which]
I bought a piano once because I had the dream of playing As Time Goes By as some girl's leaning on it drinking a martini. Great image. But none of it worked out. I can't even play Chopsticks. But I've got a nice piano at my house! George Clooney
[ Because Bought Dream Drinking Even Girl Goes Got Great Had House Image Leaning Martini Nice None Once Out Piano Play Playing Some Time Worked]
I quit drinking, so I can think clear. When you have chop trouble, drinking doesn't help the healing process. Freddie Hubbard
[ Chop Clear Drinking Healing Help Process Quit Think Trouble]
Although a food processor is not an absolutely essential piece of equipment, because you can certainly chop, grate, slice, knead and mix everything by hand, it does do all these things very quickly and efficiently and saves you time and energy. Delia Smith
[ Absolutely Although Because Certainly Chop Does Efficiently Energy Equipment Essential Everything Food Hand Mix Piece Quickly Saves Slice These Things Time Very]
I sometimes find that playing the bad guy, or villains, or psychopaths tend to be much more psychologically rewarding. And you can really push it, you can push the limits, and get away with it. Sean Bean
[ Away Bad Find Get Guy Limits More Much Playing Psychologically Push Really Rewarding Sometimes Tend Villains]
My chops are still up, even though I'm not still in high school. Travis Barker
[ Chops Even High School Still Though Up]
Back a hundred years ago, especially around Woodrow Wilson, what happened in this country is we took freedom and we chopped it into pieces. Ron Paul
[ Ago Around Back Chopped Country Especially Freedom Happened Hundred Into Pieces Took Wilson Years]
It's long been a cliche in Washington that if you hang a lamb chop in your window, guests will come. Suzanne Fields
[ Been Chop Cliche Come Guests Hang Lamb Long Washington Will Window Your]
I needed an opportunity to get back in the studio and get my recording chops back together. Pat Travers
[ Back Chops Get Needed Opportunity Recording Studio Together]
Imagine the ball has little legs, and chop them off. Henry Cotton
[ Ball Chop Imagine Legs Little Off Them]
Everything from airplanes to kitchen blenders and even chopsticks comes with an instruction manual. Children, despite all their complexity, do not. Lawrence Kutner
[ Airplanes Children Comes Complexity Despite Even Everything Instruction Kitchen Manual Their]
I play the piano and have been playing since I was 7, mainly classical Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart. Kiana Tom
[ Been Beethoven Chopin Classical Mainly Mozart Piano Play Playing Since]
I was at sea the other day and loads of meat floated past. It was a bit choppy. Tim Vine
[ Bit Day Floated Loads Meat Other Past Sea]
Salt is a preservative. It really holds flavor. For example, if you chop up some fresh herbs, or even just garlic, the salt will extract the moisture and preserve the flavor. Sally Schneider
[ Chop Even Example Extract Flavor Fresh Garlic Herbs Holds Just Preserve Really Salt Some Up Will]
Lefty Grove could throw a lamb chop past a wolf. Arthur Baer
[ Chop Could Grove Lamb Lefty Past Throw Wolf]
I haven't stopped playing. If you play all the time, then your chops are up and you tend to grow. Neil Schon
[ Chops Grow Haven Play Playing Stopped Tend Then Time Up Your]
If a man is pictured chopping off a woman's breast, it only gets a R rating, but if, God forbid, a man is pictured kissing a woman's breast, it gets an X rating. Why is violence more acceptable than tenderness? Sally Struthers
[ Acceptable Chopping Forbid Gets God Kissing Man More Off Only Pictured Rating Tenderness Than Violence Why Woman]
I know the crew so well, so I forget I'm being filmed. It's like cooking with a friend in the kitchen - you're talking, as you do, and maybe you're telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops - it's more natural, more honest. Nigella Lawson
[ Being Chops Cooking Crew Filmed Forget Friend Her Honest Kitchen Know Lamb Maybe More Natural Prepare Talking Telling Way Well Wonderful]
The business today is completely different and it's very producer driven, so that a songwriter needs to have producing chops, be a singer/songwriter, or find a singer to develop. Cynthia Weil
[ Business Chops Completely Develop Different Driven Find Needs Producer Producing Singer Songwriter Today Very]
Bit parts in Mediocre TV shows won't develop your acting chops. Stephen Collins
[ Acting Bit Chops Develop Mediocre Parts Shows Tv Won Your]
Americans have different ways of saying things. They say 'elevator', we say 'lift'... they say 'President', we say 'stupid psychopathic git. Alexei Sayle
[ Americans Different Elevator Git Lift President Say Saying Stupid Things Ways]
I do not sing nor play, but I adore music, particularly Chopin. I like him because I cannot understand him. Mary MacLane
[ Adore Because Cannot Chopin Him Music Nor Particularly Play Sing Understand]
When I was young, I just sat down and started playing Chopsticks at the piano. I got so far and then lost interest. Eventually, I regained it and started writing songs. Otis Blackwell
[ Down Eventually Far Got Interest Just Lost Piano Playing Regained Sat Songs Started Then Writing Young]
Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning hand springs or eating with chopsticks. It looks easy until you try it. Helen Rowland
[ Baton Easy Eating Hand Looks Marriage Springs Try Turning Until]
I know when I started I would have been happy to sound like the Beatles or Joe Tex or whoever. You want to sound like most bands, you want to sound like their records and that's how you learn your chops. Jon Anderson
[ Bands Beatles Been Chops Happy How Joe Know Learn Most Records Sound Started Tex Their Want Whoever Would Your]
I like to do theater and hopefully be effective. Most actors, at least contemporary actors of my generation, can't do it. They don't have the chops. Jeffrey Wright
[ Actors Chops Contemporary Effective Generation Hopefully Least Most Theater]
I figured as I got older, the good roles for women would be in the theatre. So 15 years ago I started building a Broadway career to try and develop the chops to be accepted as a great theatrical actress. Kathleen Turner
[ Accepted Actress Ago Broadway Building Career Chops Develop Figured Good Got Great Older Roles Started Theatre Theatrical Try Women Would Years]
I owe the public a good performance, the best I can give. We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off, I want to spend it quietly, with my lady. Larry Wilcox
[ Best Bust Chips Chops Get Give Go Good Home Lady Off Our Owe Performance Public Quietly Really Spend Want Weekend]
I love this pedal to death. The only way you could keep me from playing one is by chopping off my legs! Kirk Hammett
[ Chopping Could Death Keep Legs Love Off Only Pedal Playing Way]