Quotations that match 'picking'.

As you get older, the pickings get slimmer, but the people don't. Carrie Fisher
[ Get Older]
There are two types of courage involved with what I did. When it comes to picking up a rifle, millions of people are capable of doing that, as we see in Iraq or Vietnam. But when it comes to risking their careers, or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment, it turns out that's remarkably rare. Daniel Ellsberg
[ Being Capable Careers Comes Courage Did Doing Establishment Invited Involved Iraq Lunch Millions Out Picking Rare Remarkably Rifle Risking See Their Turns Two Types Up Vietnam]
The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry. Raoul Vaneigem
[ Also Arguing Dancing Drinking Holding Inventing Love Making Mechanized Murdered New Picking Poetry Same Singing Slaughterhouses Slowly Streets Up Weapons Work]
These things don't just come, arrive and settle like a bird picking up a few bits of crumbs. They develop. I think the best word for these things is develop. They develop because of the human beings who just happen to be there at the time. Patrick Macnee
[ Arrive Because Beings Best Bird Bits Come Crumbs Develop Few Happen Human Just Picking Settle These Things Think Time Up Word]
Maybe I thought too much about picking up the money and not enough about the really good parts. Alan Ladd
[ Enough Good Maybe Money Much Parts Picking Really Thought Too Up]
When the government picked companies and gave them monopoly rights to frequencies in San Francisco and Los Angeles and New York and Chicago, it was picking the winners of the competition; it wasn't setting the terms of the competition. Robert McChesney
[ Angeles Chicago Companies Competition Francisco Frequencies Gave Government Los Monopoly New Picked Picking Rights San Setting Terms Them Winners York]
There may be some difficulties during a period of adjustment. Specifically, picking up their life again and making their own truly independent decisions. Rick Ross
[ Adjustment Again Decisions Difficulties During Independent Life Making May Own Period Picking Some Specifically Their Truly Up]
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'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band. Alex Lifeson
[ Audience Band Brother Even Most Music Onto Our Parent Part Picking Reach Say Sister Somewhat Them Think Turning Up Younger]
I was raised a Christian, but I wouldn't call myself a Christian now. I think when I was younger it was easier to focus on the negative, nihilist vision... this is sort of picking up on the other half of the body, which is God and white light. Billy Corgan
[ Body Call Christian Easier Focus God Half Light Myself Negative Now Other Picking Raised Sort Think Up Vision Which White Younger]
I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites. Kurt Russell
[ Cult Favorites Go Knack Movies Picking Seem]
People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it's interesting. It's like picking who you want to win for the Oscars and not seeing the movie. Amanda Bynes
[ Am Interesting Movie Notion Oscars Picking Preconceived Seeing Want Win]
I'm trying to get in the habit of, you know, picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down, not my feelings but my thoughts, about things, and hopefully I'll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon. Corey Haim
[ Book Directing Down Feelings Get Habit Hopefully How Know Learning Moving Picking Soon Thing Things Thoughts Toward Trying Up Write Writing]
We have to get government out of the job of picking winners and losers. That's what they've been doing the last year and a half, getting in the way of businesses that are trying to reinvest to get our economy back on its feet. Kristi Noem
[ Back Been Businesses Doing Economy Feet Get Getting Government Half Job Last Losers Our Out Picking Trying Way Winners Year]
I see some some of these other guys, and they're wearing the hats and the jackets and saying the words and they're relating and they're picking. But there's something missing. Jessi Colter
[ Guys Hats Jackets Missing Other Picking Relating Saying See Some Something These Wearing Words]
And there is such a thing as a decathlon high. It's like a rock rolling down hill, picking up momentum. You get better and better. Dan O'Brien
[ Better Decathlon Down Get High Hill Momentum Picking Rock Rolling Such Thing Up]
When I'm rhyming it's all in my head... Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton, they would block out their minds. They would sing. Wyclef Jean
[ Block Cotton Head Minds Out Picking Rhyming Sing Slaves Their Were Would]
I've never been much into picking things apart. Meg White
[ Apart Been Into Much Never Picking Things]
We don't consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan... The battle has begun and its fires are picking up. These fires will reach the White House, because it is the center of injustice and tyranny. Mohammed Omar
[ Afghanistan Battle Because Begun Center Consider Ended Fires House Injustice Picking Reach These Tyranny Up White Will]
We're picking on people we can beat. George Clooney
[ Beat Picking]
There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother. Plautus
[ Badness Best Brother Comparative Know Only Out Picking Question Such Thing Woman]
I chose to be Mrs. Johnny Cash in my life. I decided I'd allow him to be Moses and I'd be Moses' brother Aaron, picking his arms up and padding along behind him. June Carter Cash
[ Aaron Allow Along Arms Behind Brother Cash Chose Decided Him His Johnny Life Moses Mrs Picking Up]
We never had a huge squad and we never had a great deal of choice. But in many ways that helps because you've got to make do with what you've got. You don't have too many problems about picking the team you just hope that everyone turns up on the day. Jack Charlton
[ Because Choice Day Deal Everyone Got Great Had Helps Hope Huge Just Make Many Never Picking Problems Squad Team Too Turns Up Ways]
Bolton's exactly what the U.N. needs at this point. The president's right on the mark in picking him. Mitch McConnell
[ Bolton Exactly Him Mark Needs Picking Point President Right]
The only successor to President Putin is President Putin himself and we could of course dream about President Putin stepping down voluntarily and picking out successor which would be probably as bad as him. Garry Kasparov
[ Bad Could Course Down Dream Him Himself Only Out Picking President Probably Putin Stepping Successor Voluntarily Which Would]
If they did it like they did it in '96 or whenever, just picking it from one meet, what if someone had the meet of their life but they're not usually a good competitor? That could be really bad for the team. So, I think this is the best way. Carly Patterson
[ Bad Best Competitor Could Did Good Had Just Life Meet Picking Really Someone Team Their Think Usually Way Whenever]
Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice. Barbara Olson
[ Al Cause Champion Found Gore Great Issue Justice Most Obstruction Perhaps Perjury Picking Ploy Political Seems Start Statutes Up Vulnerable Whatever Will]
I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons. Marvin Hamlisch
[ Age Apartment Bench Five Get Half Her Left Lessons Music Notes Older Our Out Part Piano Picking Sister Start Started Studying Taking Teacher Up Were Would]
I play a couple basic folks songs and break them down. I did that on a six string. I can't recall all the songs on it. There's some finger picking on it. Roger McGuinn
[ Basic Break Couple Did Down Finger Folks Picking Play Recall Six Some Songs String Them]
When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency, and there are only a handful in each community, it's picking the winners in the competition. Robert McChesney
[ Community Competition Each Frequency Government Handful Monopoly Only Picking Rights Winners]
I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three. Elayne Boosler Funny
[ Always Door Every Figure Go How Lock Locking Locks Long Matter Other Out Picking Row Six Somebody Stands Three]
There are a lot of people who think that's what's needed to be successful is always being right, always being careful, always picking the right path. Amy Tan
[ Always Being Careful Lot Needed Path Picking Right Successful Think]
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain. Audrey Hepburn
[ Appeal Apples Bedroom Convey Just Measurements More Much Need Off Picking Prove Rain Sex Standing Than Tree]
If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music. Keith Richards
[ Any Blues Form Guitar Know Music Other Picking Playing Point Popular Rock Roll Up]
In England and America people tend to graze all day long, but I think it's such a waste to be constantly picking at food because you then can't enjoy a proper full meal when the time comes. Nigella Lawson
[ America Because Comes Constantly Day England Enjoy Food Full Graze Long Meal Picking Proper Such Tend Then Think Time Waste]
You don't cut anywhere, don't pick down anywhere, don't double screen, no weak side picking. All these things that should happen in a game of basketball don't happen anymore. Oscar Robertson
[ Anymore Anywhere Basketball Cut Double Down Game Happen Pick Picking Screen Should Side These Things Weak]
I have nothing but sympathy for the people who are forced to work with me. I'm better now at picking out those that want to play that game with me, and those that don't. Alton Brown
[ Better Forced Game Nothing Now Out Picking Play Sympathy Those Want Work]
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights. Desmond Tutu
[ Am Compassion Considers Crumbs Full Himself Interested Master Menu Picking Rights Someone Table Thrown Up Want]
We may have to force people to get together in terms of picking a particular type of technology and starting to build to that technology, as opposed to everybody exercising their right to buy their own system, you know, at will. Michael Chertoff
[ Build Buy Everybody Exercising Force Get Know May Opposed Own Particular Picking Right Starting System Technology Terms Their Together Type Will]
I have been tied up with music for about as long as I can remember. By the time I was four I was picking out little tunes my mother played on the reed organ in the living-room. Mary Lou Williams
[ Been Four Little Long Mother Music Organ Out Picking Played Reed Remember Tied Time Tunes Up]
Message to Obama: Fighting the Clinton machine won't be as easy as picking up favorable press clips. Rich Lowry
[ Clinton Clips Easy Favorable Fighting Machine Message Obama Obama Picking Press Up Won]
I'm picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor. If it's not fun, I'm not going to do it. Anita Baker
[ Choosing Factor Fun Going Picking Stress Terms]
I have never for a minute felt in was my stock picking abilities. I feel that my stock picking abilities aided- I was able to pick out which are the good stocks in the good market, but I have been blessed with a great market. Jim Cramer
[ Abilities Able Been Blessed Feel Felt Good Great Market Minute Never Out Pick Picking Stock Stocks Which]
I don't think you'll ever get enough picking. Earl Scruggs
[ Enough Ever Get Picking Think]
I've always been that way. I'm not very good at reading music but I'm pretty quick at picking things up. Roy Wood
[ Always Been Good Music Picking Pretty Quick Reading Things Up Very Way]
In the last couple of years I've been picking up my guitar again. Peabo Bryson
[ Again Been Couple Guitar Last Picking Up Years]
You eventually get used to looking at girls picking their leotards out of their bums and that sort of stuff. Adam Garcia
[ Bums Eventually Get Girls Leotards Looking Out Picking Sort Stuff Their Used]
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry. E. B. White
[ Even Gives Grapes Joy Laundry Long Only Picking Run Should Sorting Us]
Every one of the songs was based around picking an acoustic guitar. That was part of the concept from the beginning, that the tempos were going to go from slow to almost mid-tempo. Jules Shear
[ Acoustic Almost Around Based Beginning Concept Every Go Going Guitar Part Picking Slow Songs Tempos Were]
Mutual funds have historically offered safety and diversification. And they spare you the responsibility of picking individual stocks. Ron Chernow
[ Diversification Funds Historically Individual Mutual Offered Picking Responsibility Safety Spare Stocks]
It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors. Sam Levenson
[ Colors Consult Created Decorator God Good Picking Rainbow Still Thing Would]
Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn't have to be burdened with picking individual stocks. Scott Cook
[ Burdened Consumers Created Easy Funds Individual Investing Make Mutual Picking Stocks Were]
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it. Alvin Toffler
[ Anyone Correction Deserves Doubtless Editor Enough Error Letter Provoked Write]
Ava Gardner was the most beautiful woman in the world, and it's wonderful that she didn't cut up her face. She addressed aging by picking up her chin and receiving the light in a better way. And she looked like a woman. She never tried to look like a girl. Sharon Stone
[ Addressed Aging Beautiful Better Chin Cut Face Girl Her Light Look Looked Most Never Picking Receiving She Tried Up Way Woman Wonderful World]
But there were highs as well as lows, it was as though they said everybody was picking on the man who had more practical real life experiences than the whole batch of them put together. James Stockdale
[ Batch Everybody Experiences Had Highs Life Lows Man More Picking Practical Put Real Said Than Them Though Together Well Were Whole]
I sum up the prospects for 1967 in three short sentences. We are back on course. The ship is picking up speed. The economy is moving. Every seaman knows the command at such a moment: 'steady as she goes'. James Callaghan
[ Back Command Course Economy Every Goes Knows Moment Moving Picking Prospects Seaman Sentences She Ship Short Speed Steady Such Sum Three Up]
In open range fires it is about picking a spot and hoping it is the right location. At the head of the fire you have to worry about wind and humidity and a number of other factors. John Glover
[ Factors Fire Fires Head Hoping Humidity Location Number Open Other Picking Range Right Spot Wind Worry]
If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. Jack Lemmon Sports
[ Ball Golf Hard Meet New Picking Think Try Up Wrong]
But I was losing so much bone density that I would have been in grave danger. And I mean grave danger. If I had let it go just a few more years I could have broken my hip or spine just picking up my granddaughter. Sally Field
[ Been Bone Broken Could Danger Density Few Go Granddaughter Grave Had Hip Just Losing Mean More Much Picking Spine Up Would Years]
One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring. H. L. Mencken
[ Able Go Hell Live May Moral More Picking Prejudices Than Up Will Without World]
New York City has finally hired women to pick up the garbage, which makes sense to me, since, as I've discovered, a good bit of being a woman consists of picking up garbage. Anna Quindlen
[ Being Bit City Consists Discovered Finally Garbage Good Hired Makes New Pick Picking Sense Since Up Which Woman Women York]
All writers are mimics, and I'm not interested in picking up somebody else's style or voice. Thomas Perry
[ Else Interested Picking Somebody Style Up Voice Writers]
At this point, I can't say what network would be picking it up, but I know that it would be a success. Christy Romano
[ Know Network Picking Point Say Success Up Would]
You get used to working with one choreographer. You kind of get stuck in that vein and you work your way out of it, picking up someone else's style, their flavor. It takes a bit of time. Janet Jackson
[ Bit Choreographer Else Flavor Get Kind Out Picking Someone Stuck Style Takes Their Time Up Used Vein Way Work Working Your]
Most people didn't have the bandwidth to download whole albums. And so it brought back this cherry picking idea that the audience would focus on certain songs and possibly be the impetus behind what eventually got on AM radio: the single or whatever. Todd Rundgren
[ Albums Am Audience Back Bandwidth Behind Brought Certain Cherry Download Eventually Focus Got Idea Impetus Most Picking Possibly Radio Single Songs Whatever Whole Would]
So I didn't have anything to do with picking the songs, but I got to musically take them in places I thought might be interesting, so it was a real neat collaboration among the three of us. Vince Gill
[ Among Anything Collaboration Got Interesting Might Musically Neat Picking Places Real Songs Take Them Thought Three Us]
My parents would always say, 'It doesnt' matter if it's a guy picking up the garbage or the President of the United States, treat everybody as you would want to be treated. Dan Marino
[ Always Doesnt Everybody Garbage Guy Matter Parents Picking President Say States Treat Treated United Up Want Would]
Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity. You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer. Rachel Ward
[ Birds Bit Choosing Done Enormous Gives Having Keep Longer Longevity Picking Roles Something Thorn]
I didn't have a thing to do with picking a coach, and didn't want to. But I didn't think they'd pick one I didn't like. Bear Bryant
[ Coach Pick Picking Thing Think Want]
I have these big piano-playing hands. I feel like I should be picking potatoes. Sandra Bullock
[ Big Feel Hands Picking Potatoes Should These]
If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a 'new' Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless. Antonin Scalia
[ Agree Conscience Constitution Draw Experience Good Lawyers Look Mode New Out Own Picking Principally Realize Rendered Should Their Us Useless]
As I said, I had no publisher for What a Carve Up! while I was writing it, so all we had to live off was my wife's money and little bits I was picking up for journalism. Jonathan Coe
[ Bits Carve Had Journalism Little Live Money Off Picking Publisher Said Up While Wife Writing]