Quotations that match 'drives'.

No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined. Harry Emerson Fosdick
[ Anything Anywhere Confined Dedicated Disciplined Drives Ever Focused Gas Gets Great Grows Harnessed Horse Into Life Light Niagara Power Stream Turned Until]
I guarantee you that's what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does. Bo Jackson
[ Better Does Drives Everything Fans Fire Gordon Guarantee Him His Jeff Stoke Throw Uses]
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives. Viktor E. Frankl
[ Drives Goals Just Life Pulled Pushed Surely]
It's the same thing that drives people to want to experience sexual pleasure or have one too many drinks. We all want to experience the other, and to get out of our daily existence. Adam Arkin
[ Daily Drinks Drives Existence Experience Get Many Other Our Out Pleasure Same Sexual Thing Too Want]
In the same way he's fascinated by crosswords, the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on. John Thaw
[ Drives Fascinated Him Murder Puzzle Same Solving Way]
I don't know what drives me, I don't have a clue, but I'm driven more today than I ever have been. Vince McMahon
[ Been Clue Driven Drives Ever Know More Than Today]
When I'm trying to go to sleep and there are little noises, like a clock ticking or a fan squeaking, it drives me completely insane. James Lafferty
[ Clock Completely Drives Fan Go Insane Little Noises Sleep Ticking Trying]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks. Isabel Allende
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces? Auberon Herbert
[ Abstract Directly Drives Existence First Force Forces Mental Moral Morality Opposed Out Physical Practically Secondly See]
Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away. Walter Benjamin
[ Away Bird Boredom Dream Drives Egg Experience Him Leaves]
It's hard to say what drives a three year-old, but I think I had a sense that nature was my solace, and nature was a place in which there was beauty, in which there was order. Story Musgrave
[ Beauty Drives Had Hard Nature Order Place Say Sense Solace Think Three Which Year-Old Year-Old]
A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence. Sigmund Freud
[ Civilization Deserves Drives Existence Into Large Lasting Leaves Neither Nor Number Participants Prospect Revolt Them Unsatisfied Which]
Laughter drives shouting away. Indra Devi
[ Away Drives Laughter Shouting]
It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication. Herb Elliott
[ Athlete Athletic Benefits Bring Compete Dedication Drives Enough Games Improve Inspiration Lasting Lucky Moral Olympic Only Spiritual Those Witness]
It's not rage that drives me, it's competition. Lennox Lewis
[ Competition Drives Rage]
Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass. Grace Metalious
[ Adults Drives Even Girlfriend Glass Had Sex Talk Talking Their Tom Window Without]
What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility. If you haven't sensed that possibility you don't get started in the same way, you don't feel you can have an impact. Henry Hampton
[ Drives Feel Get Haven Impact Possibility Public Same Sense Sensed Service Started Way]
Simon drives me crazy. We are still arguing. Paula Abdul
[ Arguing Crazy Drives Simon Still]
The regular guy still relates to him and Howard is a $500 million guy now who dates a model and drives about in a limo all day. But Howard still knows how to make a plumber laugh and those guys still have him on in the morning, because he is a real talent. Artie Lange
[ Because Dates Day Drives Guy Guys Him How Howard Knows Laugh Make Million Model Morning Now Plumber Real Regular Relates Still Talent Those]
I know people who go back and check themselves, but it drives me crazy. Everybody wants to look in the mirror and see Cary Grant looking back at them, but that's just not the case. Dennis Farina
[ Back Cary Case Check Crazy Drives Everybody Go Grant Just Know Look Looking Mirror See Them Themselves Wants]
A strong economy causes an increase in the demand for housing; the increased demand for housing drives real-estate prices and rentals through the roof. And then affordable housing becomes completely inaccessible. William Baldwin
[ Affordable Becomes Causes Completely Demand Drives Economy Housing Inaccessible Increase Increased Prices Real-Estate Roof Strong Then Through]
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty. Abraham Lincoln
[ Act Agreed Definition Destroyer Drives Him His Liberator Liberty Plainly Same Sheep Shepherd Thanks Upon Which While Wolf]
When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn, almost brutal. Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on. Boris Spassky
[ Almost Am Bit Brutal Drives Feel Fight Form Great Little Sometimes Spirit Stubborn Style Which]
Social conservatives say who drives the bus. Richard Land
[ Bus Conservatives Drives Say Social]
I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward. Rachel McAdams
[ Certain Curiosity Drives Forward Life Propels]
Tower Records is like a temple to me. I'll stay there for hours. Nobody can shop for records with me. It drives them out of their minds. Billy Bob Thornton
[ Drives Hours Minds Nobody Out Records Shop Stay Temple Their Them Tower]
Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising. John Lahr
[ Advertising Calls Crazy Drives Lust Society]
Of course I have the odd bad game like other players. But I can't accept that. Especially when things don't go right for United. It all means so much to me to be succesful here. It drives me crazy at times. Ruud van Nistelrooy
[ Accept Bad Course Crazy Drives Especially Game Go Here Means Much Odd Other Players Right Things Times United]
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds. Sophocles
[ Among Base Cities Corrupts Currency Deeds Drives Ever Grew Homes Mankind Men Minds Money Sacks Teaches Their Turn Worst]
Our demand for meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates - the world consumes one billion cans or bottles of Coke a day - our demand for these things, not our need, our want - drives us to consume way more calories than are good for us. Mark Bittman
[ Billion Bottles Calories Cans Carbohydrates Coke Consume Consumes Dairy Day Demand Drives Good Meat More Need Our Refined Than These Things Us Want Way World]
You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it. Rita Mae Brown
[ Car Cliff Drives Off Screenplay Sell Someone]
Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals. For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars! Marvin Minsky Car
[ Car Cars Difference Drives Example Individuals Left Make Makes Many Need Right Rules Sense Single Societies Whether]
I was in Liverpool city center and I thought I broke one of my toes, just by jumping on buses. I put my arm in the door on the outside, and the bus just drives away with me naked. Mark Roberts
[ Arm Away Broke Bus Buses Center City Door Drives Jumping Just Liverpool Naked Outside Put Thought Toes]
Though public pronouncements of Israeli officials emphasize peace and mutuality, unilateralism actually drives Israeli actions. Douglas Feith
[ Actions Actually Drives Emphasize Israeli Mutuality Officials Peace Pronouncements Public Though]
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time. Albert Camus Beauty
[ Beauty Despair Drives Eternity Glimpse Minute Offering Out Over Should Stretch Time Unbearable Us Whole]
The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition. Major Owens
[ Becoming Cases Competition Drives Even Folks Getting Go Intense Into Kind Maybe More Other See Self-Interest Society Some Still Virtue Which Worse]
A lot people I know - it drives them crazy when they're watching, to see the people with their signs and waving, but there's something that's very inclusive about it. Katie Couric
[ Crazy Drives Inclusive Know Lot See Signs Something Their Them Very Watching Waving]
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? Albert Einstein
[ Am Crazy Drives Hazy Others Question Sometimes]
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building. A. Bartlett Giamatti
[ Art Believe Building Create Drive Drives Gift Giving Market Others Same Teachers Them Work]
The scientists who do climate research understand that much of the ever increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere since 1850 must be attributed to burning those fossil fuels to produce the energy that drives industrialization. John Olver
[ Atmosphere Attributed Burning Climate Co2 Concentration Drives Energy Ever Fossil Fuels Increasing Industrialization Much Must Produce Research Scientists Since Those Understand]
If God drives a car, He'd drive a 1973 Ford LTD Brougham sedan with a claret-colored vinyl roof, with oxblood leather upholstery and an opera window. Doug Coupland
[ Car Drive Drives Ford God Leather Opera Roof Vinyl Window]
Definitely, it's a fear of failure that drives me. Jerry Bruckheimer
[ Definitely Drives Failure Fear]
I never thought of it as God. I didn't know what to call it. I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon, even if you call it by another name, that drives them. Gene Wilder
[ Another Because Believe Call Demon Demons Devils Drives Even Everyone God Kind Know Name Never Some Them Thought Time]
Everywhere you look, there is a charity or a project in school to get involved in. In eighth grade, there was this program called CJSF, California Junior Scholarship Foundation. We were involved in soup kitchens and toy drives, and your school can set up something like that. If your school doesn't have a program like that, set one up. Lindsey Shaw
[ California Called Charity Drives Eighth Everywhere Foundation Get Grade Involved Junior Kitchens Look Program Project Scholarship School Set Something Soup Toy Up Were Your]
Every unskilled illegal immigrant who enters the United States for work drives up healthcare costs for every American. And, every illegal immigrant we turn a blind eye toward weakens the rule of law our country is founded on. Elton Gallegly
[ American Blind Costs Country Drives Enters Every Eye Founded Healthcare Illegal Immigrant Law Our Rule States Toward Turn United Unskilled Up Weakens Work]
My dad was a musician, it was just what he did, like another guy's dad drives a meat truck. Our house was normal. We weren't taken with the fact our dad was a musician. Branford Marsalis
[ Another Dad Did Drives Fact Guy House Just Meat Musician Normal Our Taken Truck Weren]
I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. If one could only catch that true color of nature - the very thought of it drives me mad. Andrew Wyeth
[ Back Below Bring Catch Color Corn Could Drives Grow Love Mad Many Nature Only Stalks Studio Study Them Things Thought True Very]
It's the change of rhythm which I think is what keeps me alive. In Spain I hear so much noise from my window that can't stand it. In Switzerland it's the lack of noise that drives me crazy. Geraldine Chaplin
[ Alive Change Crazy Drives Hear Keeps Lack Much Noise Rhythm Spain Stand Switzerland Think Which Window]
To talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass. Grace Metalious
[ Adults Drives Glass Sex Talk Talking Their Window Without]
I now have a home recording studio, which I can operate entirely on my own, as well as a portable version of the same which allows me to record anywhere I like and simply swap out the hard drives for use in the home studio. Clint Black
[ Allows Anywhere Drives Entirely Hard Home Now Operate Out Own Portable Record Recording Same Simply Studio Swap Use Version Well Which]
We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves. Ethel Percy Andrus
[ Attention Besides Direct Drives Happiness Inner Interest Learn Our Ourselves Secret Something]
Martina's gone with people who don't want to be out, and it drives her crazy because she'd rather be open. Billie Jean King
[ Because Crazy Drives Gone Her Martina Open Out Rather She Want]
When someone has the desire to go to school and has the ability but can't get into our schools, that's wrong. Education drives the economy and the quality of life. Jack Miller
[ Ability Desire Drives Economy Education Get Go Into Life Our Quality School Schools Someone Wrong]
Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far, and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail. Franz Grillparzer
[ Course Drives Far Get Human Knowledge Ocean Out Row Sail Set Storm Their Those Want]
I think academics are infuriating. For every expert on Shakespeare there is another one to cancel his theory out. It drives you up the wall. I think the greatest form of finding out the truth is through fantasy. Joseph Fiennes
[ Academics Another Cancel Drives Every Expert Fantasy Finding Form Greatest His Infuriating Out Shakespeare Theory Think Through Truth Up Wall]
We're way too much the same person, Larry. I mean, you know, way too much the same person. We have basically the same attitudes, desires, drives. And we see ourselves the same way. Jim Lampley
[ Attitudes Basically Desires Drives Know Larry Mean Much Ourselves Person Same See Too Way]
Never ask what sort of computer a guy drives. If he's a Mac user, he'll tell you. If not, why embarrass him? Tom Clancy
[ Ask Computer Drives Embarrass Guy Him Mac Never Sort Tell User Why]
It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere. Anish Kapoor
[ Anywhere Boredom Drives Either Get Host Know Moments Possibilities Precisely Somewhere Those Try]
What I absolutely can't do is just sit around, that drives me crazy. I go nuts! I'm far too nervous, too high strung to sit around. It's not my thing; I can't deal with it! Jonathan Davis
[ Absolutely Around Crazy Deal Drives Far Go High Just Nervous Nuts Sit Strung Thing Too]
One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
[ Blow Determines Drives East Gales Go Other Sails Same Set Ship Way West Winds]
It's not the case that carbon dioxide drives temperatures. When you leave Ice Ages, it's the other way around: The temperatures go up first, and then carbon dioxide levels go up. Piers Corbyn
[ Ages Around Carbon Case Dioxide Drives First Go Ice Leave Levels Other Temperatures Then Up Way]
Yes, my life is a life of combat; I can say that this has never stopped for a single instant. It is a combat that started for me at the age of 16. I'm 90 years old now, and my motivation hasn't changed; it's the same fervour that drives me. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Age Changed Combat Drives Hasn Instant Life Motivation Never Now Old Same Say Single Started Stopped Years Yes]
The bass player's function, along with the drums, is to be the engine that drives the car... everything else is merely colours. Suzi Quatro
[ Along Bass Car Colours Drives Drums Else Engine Everything Function Merely Player]
Human nature means that institutions at some point lose their sense of mission. That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco. Bill Gross
[ Drives Human Institutions Lose Means Mission Nature Point Sense Some Their Vulnerability]
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Ask Between Boss Difference Drives Leader Leads]
Dire poverty drives this mother back again to the factory (no intelligent person will say she goes willingly). Margaret Sanger
[ Again Back Dire Drives Factory Goes Intelligent Mother Person Poverty Say She Will Willingly]
Even back then, I exuded self-confidence, and that drives women crazy. Larry David
[ Back Crazy Drives Even Self-Confidence Then Women]
We have to be that wedge that drives the question and asks the hard questions. Danny Glover
[ Asks Drives Hard Question Questions Wedge]
God calls us to care for our fellow man, especially the neediest. I feel that call to lift up the less fortunate; the call to improve our communities and our state. It drives me to serve Louisiana as governor. Kathleen Blanco
[ Call Calls Care Communities Drives Especially Feel Fellow Fortunate God Governor Improve Less Lift Louisiana Man Our Serve State Up Us]
Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Belgium Born Britain Colonialism Countries Drives Europe France Great Idea Italy Occupy Outside West Western]
Sensual excess drives out pity in man. Marquis de Sade
[ Drives Excess Man Out Pity Sensual]
There will always be a few people who just want to knock you down or are jealous or just want to be horrible for the sake of it. I don't know what drives someone to be nasty. Geri Halliwell
[ Always Down Drives Few Horrible Jealous Just Knock Know Nasty Sake Someone Want Will]
Eddie Jordan found me all the drives. If I am with Tyrrell today, it is because Eddie was there. Jean Alesi
[ Am Because Drives Eddie Found Jordan Today]
What drives the creative person is that we see it all. Wanda Sykes
[ Creative Drives Person See]
I'm told leather drives men up the wall. I like wearing it because it because it feels nice. Honor Blackman
[ Because Drives Feels Leather Men Nice Told Up Wall Wearing]