Quotations that match 'pushed'.

I am the common man. I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters. Eugene Levy
[ Am Around Bring Characters Common Family Get Lifestyle Love Man Play Polite Pushed Rules Sometimes Try]
I have bad reflexes. I was once run over by a car being pushed by two guys. Woody Allen
[ Bad Being Car Guys Once Over Pushed Reflexes Run Two]
I refuse to be pushed around anymore. Loretta Lynn
[ Anymore Around Pushed Refuse]
If pushed, though, I'd say that the next stage will be reached when it it's no longer true that about 75% of the best games were written in 1980's on the way to that. Graham Nelson
[ Best Games Longer Next Pushed Reached Say Stage Though True Way Were Will Written]
The free nations of the world will not be pushed around by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life. Eliot Engel
[ Around Cowards Destroy Destruction Fear Free Goal Liberty Life Nations Our Pushed Spread Terrorist Way Whose Will World]
I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success. Tennessee Williams
[ Always Am Apparent Back Been Before Compelled Failure Get Had More Negative Night Out Play Pushed Reviews Sends Success Than Typewriter Very Work]
I always thought that one of the reasons why a painter likes especially to have other painters look at his or her work is the shared experience of having pushed paint around. Chuck Close
[ Always Around Especially Experience Having Her His Likes Look Other Paint Painter Painters Pushed Reasons Shared Thought Why Work]
There is also a natural and very, very strong empathy with the underdog, with people who have suffered, people who have been pushed around by foreigners in particular, but also by their own people. Lakhdar Brahimi
[ Also Around Been Empathy Foreigners Natural Own Particular Pushed Strong Suffered Their Underdog Very]
I started writing while I was a little boy. Maybe it's because I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Also, my love for good writing pushed me. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Admired Also Because Books Boy Good Little Lot Love Maybe Pushed Reading Someday Something Started Thought While Would Write Writing]
It's hard sometimes if you think a character should look a certain way and you're being pushed to do it differently. I've had fights over that. That's why it's so important that you work with good people. Uma Thurman
[ Being Certain Character Differently Fights Good Had Hard Important Look Over Pushed Should Sometimes Think Way Why Work]
I was wildly out of style when that television theme song suddenly pushed its way onto the Top Ten. It was certainly not the record company trying to make that happen. John Sebastian
[ Certainly Company Happen Make Onto Out Pushed Record Song Style Suddenly Television Ten Theme Top Trying Way Wildly]
Some people are like wheelbarrows; useful only when pushed, and very easily upset. The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing. Henry S. Haskins
[ Easily Head His Nods Nothing Only Other Person Pushed Says Some Stop Talking Time Upset Useful Very]
It was a wonderful experience to work with Sylvia. She pushed me to be more powerful with my acting, and she told me scores of the most incredible stories I've ever heard. She is amazing. Lukas Haas
[ Acting Amazing Ever Experience Heard Incredible More Most Powerful Pushed Scores She Stories Sylvia Told Wonderful Work]
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning. Winston Churchill
[ Almost Assertions Being Contradicted Extremes Fear Himself Leads Meaning Modern Pushed Reserve Sense Sometimes Strip Which Writer]
I didn't beat her. I just pushed her out of bed. O. J. Simpson
[ Beat Bed Her Just Out Pushed]
The United States has made a massive effort since the end of the Second World War to secure the dominance of its films in foreign markets - an achievement generally pushed home politically, by writing clauses into various treaties and aid packages. Fredric Jameson
[ Achievement Aid Clauses Dominance Effort End Films Foreign Generally Home Into Made Markets Massive Packages Politically Pushed Second Secure Since States Treaties United Various War World Writing]
I think that anyone who's pushed to do the very best that they can is privileged. It's a luxury. Twyla Tharp
[ Anyone Best Luxury Privileged Pushed Think Very]
But at a certain point, and I don't really know... people have asked me this. I don't know exactly what it was that pushed me towards directing, but I think it was a naive notion that if I directed I would be able to play all the roles. A kind of greed. Peter Bogdanovich
[ Able Asked Certain Directed Directing Exactly Greed Kind Know Naive Notion Play Point Pushed Really Roles Think Towards Would]
When I came up, there was room for the new and the old. For every new artist, an old one didn't have to be pushed out. Charley Pride
[ Artist Came Every New Old Out Pushed Room Up]
If I am pushed I will push back, that is the way I am. I am very British. We don't like to be pushed around. When the chips are down we might have to step into grey areas. Damon Hill
[ Am Areas Around Back British Chips Down Grey Into Might Push Pushed Step Very Way Will]
I think a lot of what is going on with kids who get pushed too far and attempt either murder or suicide is that they are trying to deal with their own non-existence for the people who are supposed to care most for them. Richard Russo
[ Attempt Care Deal Either Far Get Going Kids Lot Most Murder Non-Existence Own Pushed Suicide Supposed Their Them Think Too Trying]
You know my dad pushed me to believe that I was going to be the best. I just never thought of life without tennis, even looking forward. Andre Agassi
[ Believe Best Dad Even Forward Going Just Know Life Looking Never Pushed Tennis Thought Without]
The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Bette Davis
[ Baby Best Crawford Down Ever Had Happened Her Jane Joan Pushed Stairs Time Whatever]
It was really a pleasure to play someone who's literally pushed past her breaking point repeatedly. Jeri Ryan
[ Breaking Her Literally Past Play Pleasure Point Pushed Really Repeatedly Someone]
We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism. Madeleine Albright
[ Against Democracy Disease Fight Freedom Intimidated Off Poverty Pushed Stage Stand Terrorism Will World]
In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film. Joshua Leonard
[ Aside Best Character Characters Connection Development Favor Film Genre Had Horror Movies Often Pushed Shining Shock Value]
That was not part of the U.N. resolution; it was not part of the mandate to go on to Baghdad and, frankly, if we had gone into Baghdad and pushed Saddam Hussein off, we would have inherited an even bigger mess than the mess we inherited with the refugee problem. Les Aspin
[ Baghdad Bigger Even Frankly Go Gone Had Hussein Inherited Into Mandate Mess Off Part Problem Pushed Refugee Resolution Saddam Than Would]
My dad was like a stage mother he always pushed me to do what I wanted. Jim Carrey
[ Always Dad Mother Pushed Stage Wanted]
They've pushed me down a big ravine, but I'll get back up to the top. Tyler Hamilton
[ Back Big Down Get Pushed Top Up]
I think I was born strong-willed. That's not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do. Joan Jett
[ Advantage Believe Born Get Kind Learn Out Pushed Rarely Stick Strong-Willed Thing Think Want]
I didn't feel like going any further in this scene with the boy. He was not a professional actor, and if I had pushed the scene any further it would have destroyed the tone of the movie. Louis Malle
[ Actor Any Boy Destroyed Feel Further Going Had Movie Professional Pushed Scene Tone Would]
A man may fall many times, but he won't be a failure until he says that someone pushed him. Elmer G. Letterman
[ Failure Fall Him Man Many May Pushed Says Someone Times Until Won]
The young very seldom lead anything in our country today. It's been quite some time since a younger generation pushed an older one to a higher standard. Wynton Marsalis
[ Anything Been Country Generation Higher Lead Older Our Pushed Quite Seldom Since Some Standard Time Today Very Young Younger]
Growing up, all I did was work and vacation, but I loved it, no one pushed me into anything. The thing was I developed no special skills. I don't have any resentment because I am a performer and I've always felt that, but it did take its toll socially. Dana Plato
[ Always Am Any Anything Because Developed Did Felt Growing Into Loved Performer Pushed Resentment Skills Socially Special Take Thing Toll Up Vacation Work]
I've been chased. I've been pushed. I've been screamed at. I've been verbally abused. I've been afraid for my safety. But I did it all in the name of entertainment. Howie Mandel
[ Abused Afraid Been Chased Did Entertainment Name Pushed Safety Screamed Verbally]
We are to see the development of the country pushed forward at an unprecedented rate by an aggregation of capital, and a systematic application of it under the direction of competent men. William Graham Sumner
[ Application Capital Competent Country Development Direction Forward Men Pushed Rate See Systematic Under Unprecedented]
I always felt that the Cubans were being pushed into the Soviet Bloc by American policy. Lee Harvey Oswald
[ Always American Being Bloc Cubans Felt Into Policy Pushed Soviet Were]
I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed, but I like the pleasure boats. John Dyer
[ Boats Own Pleasure Pushed Sail Still Used]
Remarkable is the greater openness of the Catholic Church towards people of other religious traditions and persuasions. The development has not been without problems, since some people have resisted it and others have pushed openness beyond the desirable point. Francis Arinze
[ Been Beyond Catholic Church Desirable Development Greater Openness Other Others Persuasions Point Problems Pushed Religious Remarkable Resisted Since Some Towards Traditions Without]
On gym days, I don't get to my desk until 4 in the afternoon, and everything except bedtime and the appointment with the liquid narcotic is pushed back a bit. Peter Straub
[ Afternoon Appointment Back Bedtime Bit Days Desk Everything Except Get Gym Liquid Narcotic Pushed Until]
I very much regret that our administration has pushed the whole issue of Kosovo to the back burner. Eliot Engel
[ Administration Back Burner Issue Kosovo Much Our Pushed Regret Very Whole]
It was very hard for me to practice and enjoy my tennis, and I didn't know the why, so I worked with psychologists to try and see what was happening. They pushed me really hard. Gabriela Sabatini
[ Enjoy Happening Hard Know Practice Psychologists Pushed Really See Tennis Try Very Why Worked]
I decided to do the maximum to hold onto the lead for as long as possible. That is why I pushed so hard from the beginning. I was at 100 percent concentration. Jean Alesi
[ Beginning Concentration Decided Hard Hold Lead Long Maximum Onto Percent Possible Pushed Why]
I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Balk Foreground Growing Into Life Make Only Pains Pushed Sympathy Their These Vehicles Wisdom Young]
Just the type of music that was around at the same time as I was writing. Some of it was wicked, definitely. But there was just one direction which I thought could be pushed that no one was pushing. Tom Jenkinson
[ Around Could Definitely Direction Just Music Pushed Pushing Same Some Thought Time Type Which Wicked Writing]
We were very young in Duran, and to get pushed in a corner can be very difficult to get out of. Andy Taylor
[ Corner Difficult Duran Get Out Pushed Very Were Young]
With respect to the FBI, they had problems communicating in a vertical way, within the FBI itself, so that information of importance could get pushed up to those who were decision-makers. Richard Ben-Veniste
[ Communicating Could Fbi Get Had Importance Information Itself Problems Pushed Respect Those Up Vertical Way Were Within]
I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. I'm getting older and I just could not take it any more. I am now monitoring myself very closely and I'm just trying not to get into that sort of state again. Stephen Fry
[ Again Am Any Boat Closely Could Far Get Getting Into Just Many Monitoring More Myself Now Older Out Pushed Should Sort State Take Taking Terms Things Too Trying Very]
So I've been pushed farther and farther out into the mountains, but at the same time realizing that that experience is really nice and I'm glad I'm getting pushed out there farther. Craig Kelly
[ Been Experience Farther Getting Glad Into Mountains Nice Out Pushed Realizing Really Same Time]
Directors have to push me. I have to be pushed up. Not all the time, but often. Catherine Deneuve
[ Directors Often Push Pushed Time Up]
The two hot issues are the gay issue and the abortion issue. These are the two defining issues in the evangelical community these days. I'm sure that these hot buttons will be pushed, time and time again. Tony Campolo
[ Abortion Again Buttons Community Days Defining Evangelical Gay Hot Issue Issues Pushed Sure These Time Two Will]
It was something I was more interested in myself. When I went to see my sister dance at ballet, I was really into costumes and the arts, and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do. I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design. Christian Siriano
[ Also Arts Ballet Costumes Dance Design Family Interested Into More Most Myself Pushed Really Say See Sister Something Supportive Wanted Went Whatever Would]
Even though I had pushed through the Tango album, it was just not a very good environment to be in on a daily basis. In many ways, this is the best time of my life. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Album Basis Best Daily Environment Even Good Had Just Life Many Pushed Tango Though Through Time Very Ways]
Dick Clarke, who was head of counter-terrorism in the National Security Council, pushed constantly for the Principals Committee, which is the key national security group of top officials to take up the issue of terrorism. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Clarke Committee Constantly Council Group Head Issue Key National Officials Principals Pushed Security Take Terrorism Top Up Which]
That helped me to keep in touch with myself and to keep in touch with this really quite extraordinary language and literature into which I had pushed a little way. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Extraordinary Had Helped Into Keep Language Literature Little Myself Pushed Quite Really Touch Way Which]
Oft when the white, still dawn lifted the skies and pushed the hills apart, I have felt it like a glory in my heart. Edwin Markham
[ Apart Dawn Felt Glory Heart Hills Lifted Oft Pushed Skies Still White]
Sometimes I think I could have got some better results if I had a different mentality; if I could have pushed hard and attacked. But then I would have had a good chance of making a mistake. Alain Prost
[ Attacked Better Chance Could Different Good Got Had Hard Making Mentality Mistake Pushed Results Some Sometimes Then Think Would]
Some people think its just fun and games and others don't know how much I pushed to get here. They have to be in my shoes, but by listening to my music they can find out. Chingy
[ Find Fun Games Get Here How Just Know Listening Much Music Others Out Pushed Shoes Some Think]
I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced. Kristen Bell
[ Always Balanced Bed During Early Eight Feel First Friends Fun Go Going Got Hard Hours Instead Know Least Mars Moody Most Myself Need Now Option Out Pushed Sleep Too Veronica Way Year]
I could not have done anymore, I had pushed myself to a limit that I had never touched before and that's definitely going to change you - than going out and doing what you do in practice every day. Elvis Stojko
[ Anymore Before Change Could Day Definitely Doing Done Every Going Had Limit Myself Never Out Practice Pushed Than Touched]
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 interesting, because in the corporate stuff there's a dichotomy there, depending on the creator. Even what, in essence, may be a very safe corporate approach, there is some stuff that is allowed to be pushed. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Allowed Approach Because Corporate Creator Depending Dichotomy Essence Even Interesting May Pushed Safe Some Stuff Very]
Probably what pushed the Russians over the edge was SDI. They realized they couldn't beat us. Tom Clancy
[ Beat Edge Over Probably Pushed Realized Russians Us]
It is going to be an experiment of how it works, and I see I have all reasons to believe that it will work fine. But it's a short time. And we also have pushed the envelope here a little beyond what has been done in the past. Claude Nicollier
[ Also Been Believe Beyond Done Envelope Experiment Fine Going Here How Little Past Pushed Reasons See Short Time Will Work Works]
There were a coupla times when I had had it. And when I'm pushed to the limit, I scream. Marg Helgenberger
[ Coupla Had Limit Pushed Scream Times Were]
The Good Humor man can only be pushed so far. Nancy Cartwright
[ Far Good Humor Man Only Pushed]
Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rater than pushed by our memories. Jesse Jackson
[ Dreams Memories Must Our Pulled Pushed Stronger Than]
If there's one thing I can't stand, it's somebody doing something because I pushed them in that direction. Leslie Fiedler
[ Because Direction Doing Pushed Somebody Something Stand Them Thing]
When the business interests... pushed through the first installment of civil service reform in 1883, they expected that they would be able to control both political parties equally. Carroll Quigley
[ Able Both Business Civil Control Equally Expected First Installment Interests Parties Political Pushed Reform Service Through Would]
You can't let yourself be pushed around. You can't live in fear. That's no way to live your life. Bernhard Goetz
[ Around Fear Life Live Pushed Way Your Yourself]
For years, I've pushed the idea of a column compilation book mainly because it would be easy - I could just staple 'em all together. But publishers have been resistent, feeling the material dates. Michael Musto
[ Because Been Book Column Compilation Could Dates Easy Em Feeling Idea Just Mainly Material Publishers Pushed Staple Together Would Years]
In my youth, I found that I was quite often inspired and pushed forward by what I read. Peter Davison
[ Forward Found Inspired Often Pushed Quite Read Youth]
This filing spike is a result of bad information being pushed on people, and then they file for bankruptcy out of fear. Steve Bartlett
[ Bad Bankruptcy Being Fear File Filing Information Out Pushed Result Spike Then]
Anyone who thinks that people can be fooled or pushed around has an inaccurate and pretty low estimate of people - and he won't do very well in advertising. Leo Burnett
[ Advertising Anyone Around Estimate Fooled Inaccurate Low Pretty Pushed Thinks Very Well Won]
I have pushed virtue to outright brutality. Jean Racine
[ Brutality Outright Pushed Virtue]
I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. It's like people see Hackers and they send me offers to play tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank top. I'd like to play strong women who are also very feminine. Angelina Jolie
[ Also Bra Feminine Getting Guns Hackers Kind Little Lot Offers Play Pushed See Seem Send Strong Tank Things Top Tough Very Way Wear Women]
It was my Mum who got me into singing properly - she knew I had to do something with my voice because she knew I was talented. She was the one who pushed me into joining a choir all those years ago, when I was about 12. I remember she told me to start with the choir and just see where it took me. Susan Boyle
[ Ago Because Choir Got Had Into Joining Just Knew Mum Properly Pushed Remember See She Singing Something Start Talented Those Told Took Voice Where Years]
We don't have access to a national forum that we had in those days, through the news magazines which were the television news of the time. It's very disturbing to me that we've sort of been pushed to the corners. Carlisle Floyd
[ Access Been Corners Days Disturbing Forum Had Magazines National News Pushed Sort Television Those Through Time Very Were Which]
Suddenly a single shot on the extreme left rang out on the clear morning air, followed quickly by several others, and the whole line pushed rapidly forward through the brush. John Gibbon
[ Air Brush Clear Extreme Followed Forward Left Line Morning Others Out Pushed Quickly Rang Rapidly Several Shot Single Suddenly Through Whole]
Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense. Phaedrus
[ Boundaries Cause Excess Keep Long Offense Please Pushed Them Within]
Globalization was a deep trend pushed by technology and right ideas, as much as anything else. Jeffrey Sachs
[ Anything Deep Else Globalization Ideas Much Pushed Right Technology Trend]
Frankly, alcohol leads to a lot of other things when you start drinking at 12-years old. It is a big problem that needs to be addressed. Frankly, the industry has pushed us back and pushed us back. Zach Wamp
[ Addressed Alcohol Back Big Drinking Frankly Industry Leads Lot Needs Old Other Problem Pushed Start Things Us]
Scrooge pushed past Mary number 1 and Joseph number 2 in the wings without so much as an "excuse me". Typical. William E. Geist
[ Excuse Joseph Mary Much Number Past Pushed Typical Wings Without]
As you know it is a comedy so everything is a little bit pushed. That's what's funny about this kind of movie is you can laugh about the absurdity, and the bad side of life. Sophie Marceau
[ Absurdity Bad Bit Comedy Everything Funny Kind Know Laugh Life Little Movie Pushed Side]
Looking back across the years, so many pictures flash on the screen of my memory that just as I begin to see one clearly, another slides in, blotting out the first, itself to be pushed aside by the next and the next and the next. Conrad Veidt
[ Across Another Aside Back Begin Blotting Clearly First Flash Itself Just Looking Many Memory Next Out Pictures Pushed Screen See Slides Years]
It was Jacques Chirac and Schroeder both, who pushed us into a conflict to remove Milosevic. Curt Weldon
[ Both Chirac Conflict Into Jacques Milosevic Pushed Remove Us]