Quotations that match 'clumsy'.

One of the hardest aspects of this protracted public persona is not knowing others as well as they feel they know me. It's a rather clumsy feeling actually; to not know someone who acts as though you're old friends. Christopher Knight
[ Acts Actually Aspects Clumsy Feel Feeling Friends Hardest Know Knowing Old Others Persona Protracted Public Rather Someone Though Well]
In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend. Anne Sophie Swetchine
[ Another Before Better Clumsy Enemy Force Friend Malicious Must Order Resisted Somebody Than]
I can do everything with ease on the stage, whereas in real life I feel too big and clumsy. So I didn't choose acting. It chose me. Ingrid Bergman
[ Acting Big Choose Chose Clumsy Ease Everything Feel Life Real Stage Too Whereas]
What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature! Charles Darwin
[ Book Clumsy Cruel Devil Horribly Low Might Nature Wasteful Work Write]
I wish I could blame it on the choreography, but it's not a musical. I just had a clumsy moment. Delta Burke
[ Blame Choreography Clumsy Could Had Just Moment Musical Wish]
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. Umberto Eco
[ Against Also Book Books Clumsy Creature Devotes Elements Fears Forces Fragile Hands His Librarian Life Mankind Nature Oblivion Only Protects Rodents Suffers Time War Wear]
International relationships are preordained to be clumsy gestures based on imperfect knowledge. Rebecca West
[ Based Clumsy Gestures Imperfect International Knowledge Preordained Relationships]
If a ballet dancer falls over, it's knowing how to get out looking clumsy that counts. Ritchie Blackmore
[ Ballet Clumsy Counts Dancer Falls Get How Knowing Looking Out Over]
There have been times when I reread - or at least leafed through - something because I'd sent a copy to a friend, and what usually happened was that I noticed dozens and dozens of clumsy phrases I wished I could rewrite. Peter Straub
[ Because Been Clumsy Copy Could Dozens Friend Happened Least Noticed Phrases Reread Rewrite Sent Something Through Times Usually Wished]
The traditional mathematician recognizes and appreciates mathematical elegance when he sees it. I propose to go one step further, and to consider elegance an essential ingredient of mathematics: if it is clumsy, it is not mathematics. Edsger Dijkstra
[ Appreciates Clumsy Consider Elegance Essential Further Go Ingredient Mathematical Mathematician Mathematics Propose Recognizes Sees Step Traditional]
I think space will be conquered through the mind rather than the clumsy medium of space travel. Patrick Troughton
[ Clumsy Conquered Medium Mind Rather Space Than Think Through Travel Will]
If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn't write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy. Laurence Housman
[ Books Clumsy Entire Letters Loved Only Should Stage Way World Would Write]
History seems to be so clumsy. Robert Johnson
[ Clumsy History Seems]