Authors that match 'nail'.

Jimmy Nail English Actor (1954-)

Quotations that match 'nail'.

I mean, I'm pretty good in real life, but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television. Brittany Snow Teen
[ Bit Black Edgy Good Just Life Little Mean More Nail Normal Person Play Polish Pretty Real Seem Sometimes Surprised Teenager Television Than Wear]
My name is Kurt Schwitters... I am an artist and I nail my pictures together. Kurt Schwitters
[ Am Artist Kurt Nail Name Pictures Together]
Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Bureaucrats Buried Custard Dead Nail Them Wall]
The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election. Billy Sunday
[ Carry Democratic Election Every Florida Nail Party Plank Platform Put Republican State Temperance Their Thought Would]
No brilliance is needed in the law. Nothing but common sense, and relatively clean finger nails. John Mortimer
[ Brilliance Clean Common Finger Law Nails Needed Nothing Relatively Sense]
In philosophy if you aren't moving at a snail's pace you aren't moving at all. Iris Murdoch
[ Moving Pace Philosophy Snail]
I have the reputation of being easygoing. But inside, I'm like nails. I will kill. Calvin Klein
[ Being Easygoing Inside Kill Nails Reputation Will]
For days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow, but phone calls taper off. Johnny Carson
[ After Calls Continue Days Death Fingernails Grow Hair Off Phone Taper]
I hardly ever watch my own work. I just end up picking myself apart! I can't even stand to hear myself on voicemail. the sound of my own voice is like nails on a chalkboard. The same goes for my records. Grey DeLisle
[ Apart End Even Ever Goes Hardly Hear Just Myself Nails Own Picking Records Same Sound Stand Up Voice Watch Work]
I'm totally opposed to vouchers. I will fight them tooth and nail. Charles Schumer
[ Fight Nail Opposed Them Tooth Totally Vouchers Will]
And I wouldn't take on such a big thing if I didn't think I could nail it. Trish Stratus
[ Big Could Nail Such Take Thing Think]
I am not religious. I do not believe that personhood is conferred upon conception. But I also do not believe that a human embryo is the moral equivalent of a hangnail and deserves no more respect than an appendix. Charles Krauthammer
[ Also Am Appendix Believe Conception Conferred Deserves Embryo Equivalent Human Moral More Religious Respect Than Upon]
Let's nail it down, let's get it right. Frank Reynolds
[ Down Get Nail Right]
Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that. Usher Raymond
[ Appearance Clip Consider Definitely Girlfriend Going Nails Out Should Something Your]
Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails until things start to go your way. Aaron Allston
[ Consists Fingernails Go Hanging Largely Luck Start Things Until Way Your]
I'm more of a guy's girl. I like having a beer in a bar, and I don't bicker or sit down and do my nails. But I have two sisters and a mother, and we're Latin, so we gossip. Zoe Saldana
[ Bar Beer Down Girl Gossip Guy Having Latin More Mother Nails Sisters Sit Two]
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood. George Carlin
[ Group Guy Member Nailed Never Pieces Symbol Two Want Whose Wood Would]
In this industry, there are only two ways up the ladder. Rung by rung or claw your way to the top. It's sure been tough on my nails. Jack Nicholson
[ Been Industry Ladder Nails Only Rung Sure Top Tough Two Up Way Ways Your]
The movie Spinal Tap rocked my world. It's for rock what The Sound of Music was for hills. They really nailed how dumb rock can be. Jack Black
[ Dumb Hills How Movie Music Nailed Really Rock Rocked Sound Spinal Tap World]
Every job is different. I don't think that I've ever had that wonderful feeling when you've finished a job or where you feel like you've mastered it or sort of nailed it... You can never be satisfied. If you're satisfied, it's time to retire. Alfred Molina
[ Different Ever Every Feel Feeling Finished Had Job Mastered Nailed Never Retire Satisfied Sort Think Time Where Wonderful]
I think that one of Tim's great qualities and abilities is in what seems like a thumbnail sketch to get something quite telling, very simply, when you're doing it or being in that thumbnail sketch, you don't feel that it's important. Albert Finney
[ Abilities Being Doing Feel Get Great Important Qualities Quite Seems Simply Sketch Something Telling Think Tim Very]
Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories. Denis Diderot
[ Force Memories Nails Our Sentences Sharp Truth Upon Which]
There was a time when nails were high-tech. There was a time when people had to be told how to use a telephone. Technology is just a tool. People use tools to improve their lives. Tom Clancy
[ Had High-Tech How Improve Just Lives Nails Technology Telephone Their Time Told Tool Tools Use Were]
I trained like an animal, but the thing is focus and concentration. When the bell rings it's like when the little red light goes on over the camera. And I can usually nail my lines on the first or second take because I'm right there. Mickey Rourke
[ Animal Because Bell Camera Concentration First Focus Goes Light Lines Little Nail Over Red Right Rings Second Take Thing Trained Usually]
I have significant concerns about reducing the 188th Fighter Wing's capabilities, and will fight tooth and nail against attempts to reduce its personnel or take away aircraft. Mark Pryor
[ Against Aircraft Attempts Away Capabilities Concerns Fight Fighter Nail Personnel Reduce Reducing Significant Take Tooth Will Wing]
A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse. A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who laid that kind of abuse on him. I know I would. Kent McCord
[ Abuse Any Discover Guy Hell Him Kind Know Laid Line Lot Man Nail Other Policeman Put Up Work Would]
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend. Walter Savage Landor
[ Begin Bend Direction Lose Men Nails Their Usefulness]
As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail to increase funding for programs, such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget. Corrine Brown
[ Budget Fight Flat Funded Funding Increase Member Nail President Programs Ryan Such Tooth Were White Will]
I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild. Iggy Pop
[ Get More Music Nails Offensive Sound Wild]
My introduction to the Brady book was an attempt to nail the exact same idea since Brady addressed the point. And since I write pornography, naturally, something of an obsession for me. Peter Sotos
[ Addressed Attempt Book Brady Exact Idea Introduction Nail Naturally Obsession Point Same Since Something Write]
Actually, I wear the nail polish to hide how grubby my nails are. Caroline Corr
[ Actually Grubby Hide How Nail Nails Polish Wear]
When part of what you're trying to get at is the truth hidden under a taboo, or when you want to nail a hypocrisy, laughter is a very useful tool. I want to show the painful side of existence, but there is no question I also want to make people laugh. Todd Solondz
[ Also Existence Get Hidden Hypocrisy Laugh Laughter Make Nail Painful Part Question Show Side Taboo Tool Truth Trying Under Useful Very Want]
Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man, black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross. Edith Sitwell
[ Black Blind Cross Dark Falls Forty Hundred Loss Man Nails Nineteen Our Rain Still Upon World]
I like Nine Inch Nails, and I like hip-hop. Axl Rose
[ Hip-Hop Inch Nails Nine]
With a lot of hair and make-up then I'm possibly, remotely attractive. But it's rare, I don't think I'm ugly but I'm nothing particularly special. I'm not a yoga and health girl. I don't exercise that much and I eat crap and smoke and bite my nails. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Attractive Bite Crap Eat Exercise Girl Hair Health Lot Make-Up Much Nails Nothing Particularly Possibly Rare Remotely Smoke Special Then Think Ugly Yoga]
Products made in China are cheap through the exploitation of the workforce. Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further into the coffin of American manufacturing jobs. Joe Baca
[ American Cheap China Coffin Driving Every Exploitation Further Into Jobs Made Manufacturing Nail Products Shop Through Time Workforce]
I'm not supposed to talk about the snail. The snail is, well, congratulations to whoever noticed it. It's supposed to be a thing where you gotta look for it in every episode, and it's there three times in every episode. Steve Burns
[ Congratulations Episode Every Gotta Look Noticed Snail Supposed Talk Thing Three Times Well Where Whoever]
I love acting and don't find it to be very hard. I recognize when I've nailed it, and I can be very proud of myself. Ewan McGregor
[ Acting Find Hard Love Myself Nailed Proud Recognize Very]
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Another Driven Habit Nail Out Overcome]
You have to nail the right tone because sometimes when you just see his films cold, you're not quite sure. It's the same in - I'm trying to think of other directors with a similar sense - David Lynch's films, Tim's films, some of Cronenberg's stuff. Danny Elfman
[ Because Cold Cronenberg David Directors Films His Just Lynch Nail Other Quite Right Same See Sense Similar Some Sometimes Stuff Sure Think Tim Tone Trying]
I toured in Europe first, before I did any touring in the U.S. It was with Jimmy Nail and others. Deana Carter
[ Any Before Did Europe First Jimmy Nail Others Toured Touring]
The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction. Alfred Adler
[ Cross Fiction His Nailed Neurotic]
He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail. Abraham Maslow
[ Everything Good Hammer Nail Tends Think]
I like the bad-boy types. Generally the guy I'm attracted to is the guy in the club with all the tattoos and nail polish. He's usually the lead singer in a punk band and plays guitar. But my serious boyfriends are relatively clean-cut, nice guys. So it's strange. Megan Fox
[ Attracted Band Boyfriends Club Generally Guitar Guy Guys Lead Nail Nice Plays Polish Punk Relatively Serious Singer Strange Tattoos Types Usually]
Whenever I see his finger nails, I thank God I don't have to look at his feet. Athene Seyler
[ Feet Finger God His Look Nails See Thank Whenever]
I don't do yoga. I bite the hella outta my nails. I smoke, I eat all the wrong food, I don't exercise. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Bite Eat Exercise Food Nails Outta Smoke Wrong Yoga]
When I need to nail that riff to the cross, Marshall will always provide the hammer! Dan Hawkins
[ Always Cross Hammer Marshall Nail Need Provide Riff Will]
We have one of the highest interest rates in the world, and we owe more money per capita than any other country. All we need is a nail hole in the bottom of the boat and we're sunk. Pauline Hanson
[ Any Boat Bottom Capita Country Highest Hole Interest Money More Nail Need Other Owe Per Rates Sunk Than World]
We found that the most exciting environments, that treated people very well, are also tough as nails. There is no bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo... excellent companies provide two things simultaneously: tough environments and very supportive environments. Tom Peters
[ Also Bureaucratic Companies Environments Excellent Exciting Found Most Nails Provide Simultaneously Supportive Things Tough Treated Two Very Well]
Why would Senator Allen want to oppose saving money for the state? It's simply another example of Republicans fighting the governor tooth and nail against any measure where she might be able to turn the state's budget around. Bart Stupak
[ Able Against Allen Another Any Around Budget Example Fighting Governor Measure Might Money Nail Oppose Republicans Saving Senator She Simply State Tooth Turn Want Where Why Would]
A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm. James Thomas Fields
[ Any Barn Blessing Crown Descend Door Down Every Farm Farmer Fast Growing Harm Him His Homestead Kind Known Life Load Luck Might Nailed Never Picked Pour Road Travelling Up Upon Wife]
Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood. Saint Aurelius Augustine
[ After Bad Being Blow Cannot Company Destruction Difficulty Done Draw Drawn Driven First Head Hold Into Little May Nail Once Only Out Post Second Take Up Which Wood]
The hand that dips into the bottom of the pot will eat the biggest snail. Wole Soyinka
[ Biggest Bottom Dips Eat Hand Into Pot Snail Will]
Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory. Denis Diderot
[ Force Memory Nails Our Sentences Sharp Truth Upon Which]
Piper insisted she had to be out of breath when we played this one scene, so she ran around the block. Thank God she wasn't doing a crucifixtion scene; we would have had to nail her to the wall. Dick York
[ Around Block Breath Doing God Had Her Insisted Nail Out Piper Played Ran Scene She Thank Wall Would]
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails. Plato
[ Animal Feet Flat Man Nails Two]
You have to also provide a video for it, look a certain way and big hair... If you're a woman it's even more strange with fake fingernails and corsets and all this stuff that was big in the 80s. Ann Wilson
[ Also Big Certain Corsets Even Fake Fingernails Hair Look More Provide Strange Stuff Video Way Woman]
At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption. E. Stanley Jones
[ Blood Cross Flesh God Heart His Nailed Our Redemption Wrapped]
On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut. Marvin Olasky
[ Cheap Courage Issues Nailed Open Pry Real Sensitive Shut Takes Talk Topics]
Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail. Clive James
[ Dancing Disco Endless Giant Just Knocking Moron Nail Steady Thump]
Vig used to call me 'Elf boy', and I'd call him 'filthy human'. As an Elf, I never got a scratch on me, never got dirty. And Vig would come out with blood and sweat all over him. And he'd say to me, 'Oh, go manicure your nails.' Orlando Bloom
[ Blood Boy Call Come Dirty Elf Filthy Go Got Him Human Nails Never Oh Out Over Say Scratch Sweat Used Would Your]
Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas. Georges Braque
[ Fasten Ideas Nail Painting Which]
A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell. Harriet Beecher Stowe
[ America Builds Children Does Easily England Expectation His House Houses Leaving Living Man Our Shed Shell Snail]
Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail; but a man is happiest when he does not even notice whether it passes swiftly or slowly. Ivan Turgenev
[ Bird Does Even Flies Happiest Man Notice Passes Slowly Snail Sometimes Swiftly Time Whether]
I've always liked the heavier stuff. I've always loved Tool and System of a Down, Korn and Nine Inch Nails. Rick Springfield
[ Always Down Heavier Inch Liked Loved Nails Nine Stuff System Tool]
Certain people in the United States are driving nails into this structure of our relationship, then cutting off the heads. So the Soviets must use their teeth to pull them out. Mikhail Gorbachev
[ Certain Cutting Driving Heads Into Must Nails Off Our Out Pull Relationship Soviets States Structure Teeth Their Them Then United Use]
People get on a show and they fought tooth and nail. Almost 95% of the actors out there want to be on a television series. Then as soon as they get onto one, no, no, I want to be a movie star. This television series stuff, no, no no. Victoria Pratt
[ Actors Almost Fought Get Movie Nail Onto Out Series Show Soon Star Stuff Television Then Tooth Want]
There are some images that I will only use once, and not use again because they don't seem to really hit the nail right on the head, but there are some which are so strong they have to be reduced; sometimes just reusing them makes them stronger. Keith Haring
[ Again Because Head Hit Images Just Makes Nail Once Only Really Reduced Right Seem Some Sometimes Strong Stronger Them Use Which Will]
Most government officials are rushing headlong to solve the problems of 50 years ago, with their ears assailed by the sound of snails whizzing by. Eric Johnston
[ Ago Assailed Ears Government Headlong Most Officials Problems Rushing Solve Sound Their Years]
My brother and I had saved $15,000 by working many years nailing fruit crates together. Robert Mondavi
[ Brother Fruit Had Many Saved Together Working Years]
By perseverance the snail reached the ark. Charles Spurgeon
[ Ark Perseverance Reached Snail]
But the exposure we got by doing the stint with Nine Inch Nails brought us a lot of attention. Daisy Berkowitz
[ Attention Brought Doing Exposure Got Inch Lot Nails Nine Stint Us]
I used to lie between cool, clean sheets at night after I'd had a bath, after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles and finger-nails and teeth. Then I could lie quite still in the dark with my face to the window with the trees in it, and talk to God. Frances Farmer
[ After Bath Between Clean Cool Could Dark Face God Had Hair Knuckles Lie Night Quite Sheets Still Talk Teeth Then Trees Used Washed Window]
There is a joke that your hammer will always find nails to hit. I find that perfectly acceptable. Benoit Mandelbrot
[ Acceptable Always Find Hammer Hit Joke Nails Perfectly Will Your]
I don't have a single complete show or movie or anything else that I could look at and say, "Nailed that one." But endless dissatisfaction is, I suppose, what gets us out of bed in the morning. Hugh Laurie
[ Anything Bed Complete Could Dissatisfaction Else Endless Gets Look Morning Movie Nailed Out Say Show Single Suppose Us]
I bite my fingernails. That's probably not a good thing. Joanna Noelle Levesque
[ Bite Fingernails Good Probably Thing]
What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds. Will Rogers
[ Cleaner Country Fingernails Minds Needs]
As the writer, you're always a presence in the song. If you get close to what human beings are like, you're writing about common experience. We all do much the same things, so if you nail somebody, then you've also nailed yourself. Richard Thompson
[ Also Always Beings Close Common Experience Get Human Much Nail Nailed Presence Same Somebody Song Then Things Writer Writing Yourself]
In Hollywood today, it's cool for guys to wear nail polish and earrings in their lips and tongues. I don't get it. Scott Caan
[ Cool Earrings Get Guys Hollywood Lips Nail Polish Their Today Tongues Wear]
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails. James Joyce
[ Above Artist Behind Beyond Creation Existence Fingernails God Handiwork His Indifferent Invisible Out Refined Remains Within]
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Bernard Baruch
[ Everything Hammer Looks Nail]
I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done. Anderson Cooper
[ Any Bitten Certain Done Enjoyable Explain Habit Job Nails Never Pride Really Satisfaction Suppose Way Well Your]
When I was in college, I used to write little ditties and short stories and poetry for my friends. Writing a book is another thing. It is so much different from my traditional day of dirty fingernails and greasy hair and hot pans. Mario Batali
[ Another Book College Day Different Dirty Ditties Fingernails Friends Hair Hot Little Much Poetry Short Stories Thing Traditional Used Write Writing]
Though I still have no semblance of a life outside of Nine Inch Nails at the moment, I realize my goals have gone from getting a record deal or selling another record to being a better person, more well-rounded, having friends, having a relationship with somebody. Trent Reznor
[ Another Being Better Deal Friends Getting Goals Gone Having Inch Life Moment More Nails Nine Outside Person Realize Record Relationship Selling Semblance Somebody Still Though Well-Rounded]
A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy. Walter Scott
[ Compass Faithful Nail Near Placed Rusty Sway Truth Will Wreck]
Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground. Sammy Hagar
[ Any Brothers Feet Ground Guys Had Meetings Nail Other Overall Records Say Solo These Trying Were Where Would Write]
Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings. Andreas Capellanus
[ Any Avarice Consent Could Diamond Earth Easily Even Get Giving Gold Hardly Her Human Ingenuity More Satisfy Savings Scratch Sea Than Turned Were Whole Woman Your]
I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail. Oliver Reed
[ Bang Carpenter Good Hammer Nail Needs Think]
Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens. Lao Tzu
[ Ambition Fingers Heavens Heel Her Nailed She Stretch Though Touch Well]
Getting in shape for this role, which is incredibly demanding, vocally, has been a lot of hard work, but I'm nailing it. I'm even kind of, at times, blowing my own mind, because I am even able to talk right now. David Hasselhoff
[ Able Am Because Been Blowing Demanding Even Getting Hard Incredibly Kind Lot Mind Now Own Right Role Shape Talk Times Vocally Which Work]
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend. Walter Savage Landor
[ Begin Bend Direction Effectiveness Lose Nails Their]
If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. Abraham Maslow
[ Every Hammer Nail Only Problem See Tend]
For three days after death, hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off. Johnny Carson
[ After Calls Continue Days Death Fingernails Grow Hair Off Phone Taper Three]
Some kinds of nails, such as those used for defending the soles of coarse shoes, called hobnails, require a particular form of the head, which is made by the stroke of a die. Charles Babbage
[ Called Coarse Defending Die Form Head Kinds Made Nails Particular Require Shoes Soles Some Stroke Such Those Used Which]
Some men are like nails, very easily drawn; others however are more like rivets never drawn at all. John Burroughs
[ Drawn Easily However Men More Nails Never Others Some Very]
If I didn't have fake nails, my fingers would be bloody stumps. Nikki Cox
[ Bloody Fake Fingers Nails Stumps Would]
Every now and then you'll nail one that's really, really special. And that's what you live for. Bob Seger
[ Every Live Nail Now Really Special Then]
This whole acting thing was always just for me and was always an absolute shot in the dark. If it didn't pan out, I had my hammer and tool belt, banging nails again tomorrow if I had to. Matt LeBlanc
[ Absolute Acting Again Always Banging Belt Dark Had Hammer Just Nails Out Pan Shot Thing Tomorrow Tool Whole]
I think George just nailed the whole thing, the whole time period, the whole look and feel of what that newsroom was like. I did a lot of research for the role and believe me, it's all pretty genuine, down to the very last cigarette butt. David Strathairn
[ Believe Cigarette Did Down Feel Genuine George Just Last Look Lot Nailed Newsroom Period Pretty Research Role Thing Think Time Very Whole]