Quotations that match 'routine'.

The only routine with me is no routine at all. Jackie Kennedy
[ Only Routine]
Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine. Jacques Barzun
[ Affectation Begin Changes Cultural End Great Routine]
Our assessment of socio-economic worth is largely a sham. We scientists should not lend ourselves to it - though we routinely do. We should, instead, insist on applying the criterion of quality. John Charles Polanyi
[ Applying Assessment Criterion Insist Instead Largely Lend Our Ourselves Quality Routinely Scientists Sham Should Socio-Economic Though Worth]
The essence of a government health care system - for people who have never lived under it and don't know - is waiting, waiting, waiting. You wait for everything. You wait for years for operations that are routine in America. Mark Steyn
[ America Care Essence Everything Government Health Know Lived Never Operations Routine System Under Wait Waiting Years]
Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set. Gene Tierney
[ Around Behavior Eccentric Movie Noticed Routinely Set]
Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children. Armstrong Williams
[ Another Attention Children Class Come Day Dignity Far Find Go Grueling Heroes Home Interact Less Quiet Receiving Routines Solitary Still Their Time Work Working Yet]
I have a strong dance background. I danced from age five till 18, and that helps a lot. Doing a fight routine is like doing a dance routine. Yvonne Strahovski
[ Age Background Dance Danced Doing Fight Five Helps Lot Routine Strong Till]
When the war was over and the guys were back to shaving every day, the editor thought the Beetle Bailey strips were hurting their disciplinary efforts to get the guys back to routine. Mort Walker
[ Back Bailey Beetle Day Disciplinary Editor Efforts Every Get Guys Hurting Over Routine Shaving Strips Their Thought War Were]
Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom. James Galway
[ Because Boredom Breeds Familiar Routine Running Seed Them Things Through]
Routine physical punishment such as spanking teaches a toddler that might makes right and that it is fine to hit when one is stronger and can get away with it. Alicia F. Lieberman
[ Away Fine Get Hit Makes Might Physical Punishment Right Routine Spanking Stronger Such Teaches Toddler]
I've worked for four presidents and watched two others up close, and I know that there's no such thing as a routine day in the Oval Office. Dick Cheney
[ Close Day Four Know Office Others Presidents Routine Such Thing Two Up Watched Worked]
We talk about theatre museums filled with old costumes and things. What we also need is a theatre museum of the old routines on videotape. We are only the custodians of those techniques, and they should be preserved. Jim Dale
[ Also Costumes Custodians Filled Museum Museums Need Old Only Preserved Routines Should Talk Techniques Theatre Things Those Videotape]
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm. Ella Maillart
[ Away Capacity Dreadful Enthusiasm Imagination Kills Our Routine Run Travels]
To the extent that the judicial profession becomes the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure precedents and the narrowest grounds available, the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks. Irving R. Kaufman History
[ Available Becomes Cases Daily Deciding Extent Grounds Judicial Mind Most Narrowest Perspective Precedents Profession Routine Secure Shrinks]
Later on when it became a routine it was not as exciting I'll admit that. The first three years were wonderful, the rest were just money making and having fun. Larry Hagman
[ Admit Became Exciting First Fun Having Just Later Making Money Rest Routine Three Were Wonderful Years]
So, to come In with a set routine it's something I've never believed in. It should depend on how you feel, because you play what you feel. Buddy Rich
[ Because Believed Come Depend Feel How Never Play Routine Set Should Something]
Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order. Arthur Helps
[ Any More Order Organization Paralysis Routine Than]
It was more that his career was going down again and he was tired of the songs. He was tired of the routine. And there was a point where he just kind of gave up. He couldn't face being 40. And he resorted to stimulants. There's a dark side there, a really dark side. Priscilla Presley
[ Again Being Career Dark Down Face Gave Going His Just Kind More Point Really Resorted Routine Side Songs Stimulants Tired Up Where]
My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy. Joan Rivers
[ Audiences Come Group Out Routines Therapy Total Unhappiness]
War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth. Ernie Pyle
[ Creatures Earth Giant Inhabit Little Makes Men Out Routine Strange Us War]
Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice, it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it. Robbie Fowler
[ Changed Down Except Fried Got Had Newspaper Nothing Over Picture Rice Routine Special Went Would Wrapped]
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed. Lawrence Clark Powell Technology
[ Age Books Changed Children Doing Found However Longer Much Only Our Printing Reading Reproducing Routine Streamlined Technological Them Way Ways Work]
The FBI, to its credit in a self-serving sort of way, rejects the routine use of the polygraph on its own people. Aldrich Ames
[ Credit Fbi Own Polygraph Rejects Routine Self-Serving Sort Use Way]
I wasn't losing my focus but I was getting tired of focusing. What I was focusing on was becoming too routine, too ritual, not something that was interesting, new and exciting. Picabo Street
[ Becoming Exciting Focus Focusing Getting Interesting Losing New Ritual Routine Something Tired Too]
Only one of us would usually sing lead. Which most of the time was, Mickey or Dave. They thought it was perfectly a natural routine, because Mickey and Dave saw themselves as TV actors. Peter Tork
[ Actors Because Dave Lead Mickey Most Natural Only Perfectly Routine Saw Sing Themselves Thought Time Tv Us Usually Which Would]
Too many would-be executives are slaves of routine. James Cash Penney
[ Executives Many Routine Slaves Too Would-Be]
The U.S. routinely ranks lower than other countries in health outcomes such as infant mortality. Tammy Baldwin
[ Countries Health Infant Lower Mortality Other Outcomes Ranks Routinely Such Than]
Men of routine or men who can do what they are told are not hard to find; but men who can think and plan and tell the routine men what to do are very rare. William Graham Sumner
[ Find Hard Men Plan Rare Routine Tell Think Told Very]
Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for writers to start out in because the writing quickly falls into a routine and people are likely to find themselves artistically exhausted when they want to work on something of their own. Irwin Shaw
[ Artistically Because Dangerous Exhausted Falls Find Into Likely Magazines Out Own Places Quickly Routine Something Start Their Themselves Want Work Writers Writing]
I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine. Caskie Stinnett
[ Disrupted Hate Having Life Lot Routine Travel]
It's not all that different with the orchestra. There are orchestras that seem to be encased in dough, so that first you have to break through the normal routine, and clear out the openings. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Break Clear Different Dough First Normal Openings Orchestra Orchestras Out Routine Seem Through]
To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Aspiration Back Heroes Live Momentum Narrow Past Routine Self Sensuality Thrown Upon]
In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that's pretty tough to get through. Shannon Miller
[ Get Gymnastics Half Longest Minute Pretty Routine Through Tough]
My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Abhor Am Analysis Atmosphere Crave Dull Exaltation Existence Give Intricate Mental Mind Most Own Problems Proper Rebels Routine Stagnation Work]
Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine to rush into impulsive rejection, let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss. Abba Eban
[ Arab Governments Impulsive Into Lest Men Miss Out Rejection Routine Rush Sheer Suffer Suggest Tempted Tragedy]
Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry. William Golding
[ Birds Carpentry Daily Job Level Much Nature Novelists Part Push Routine Should Sing Some Stuff Write]
Governmental aid is a drawback rather than an assistance, as, although it may facilitate in the routine of artistic production, it is an impediment to the development of true artistic genius. John Philip Sousa
[ Aid Although Artistic Assistance Development Drawback Facilitate Genius Governmental Impediment May Production Rather Routine Than True]
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off. Raymond Chandler
[ After Alcohol Clothes First Girl Intimate Kiss Love Magic Off Routine Second Take Third]
I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do. Roald Dahl
[ Began Could Fixed Follow Had Hours How Life Little Original Realize Regular Routine Salary Simple Thinking Very]
Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal. Benjamin Spock
[ Belligerent Brutal Feels Idea Middle-Class Most Police Routinely Rude Subjected Suspicious Whites]
We were doing the dance routine and I dislocated my knee. I've been doing stunts for a long time and it's kind of weird that I'd dislocate my knee just dancing. Verne Troyer
[ Been Dance Dancing Dislocated Doing Just Kind Knee Long Routine Stunts Time Weird Were]
There's a lot of exaggerated talk about CAFTA, but it's actually a fairly routine trade agreement. Although it involves fairly small nations, they're still more important trade partners than places like Australia or many other larger nations. Ernest Istook
[ Actually Agreement Although Australia Cafta Exaggerated Fairly Important Involves Larger Lot Many More Nations Other Partners Places Routine Small Still Talk Than Trade]
You need a routine, to be able to spend some time with a person, and my lifestyle is constantly on the move. Patricia Velasquez
[ Able Constantly Lifestyle Move Need Person Routine Some Spend Time]
Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine. David Ogilvy
[ Aim Better Get Hire Leave Look Remarkable Routine Settle Than Them Then Will]
Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S. Charles Rangel
[ Caribbean Harder Hurricane Routinely Season Strikes Than]
Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching. Hedy Lamarr
[ Bed Breakfast Catching Clear Coming Dog Dull Eating Going Home Kids Kissing Life Men Often Routine Some Stay Tv Watching Work]
In 12 or 15 years, there will be routine, affordable space tourism not just in the U.S. but in a lot of countries. Burt Rutan
[ Affordable Countries Just Lot Routine Space Tourism Will Years]
Some very famous directors have started in the mail room, which is just getting inside the studio, getting to know people, getting to know the routine. Kenneth Anger
[ Directors Famous Getting Inside Just Know Mail Room Routine Some Started Studio Very Which]
I think we were all frustrated with our daily routine. Neville Marriner
[ Daily Frustrated Our Routine Think Were]
As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers. John Desmond Bernal
[ Becomes Co-Operation Complex Elements Employ Experimentation Factory Greater Increasing Increasingly Laboratory Modern More Need Numbers Outside Purely Resemble Routine Service Technical Tends Workers]
Soldiers and peasants lived together on friendly terms; they knew each other and their everyday routines, and trusted each other; they shook their heads together over the war. Ernst Toller
[ Each Everyday Friendly Heads Knew Lived Other Over Peasants Routines Shook Soldiers Terms Their Together Trusted War]
The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine. John Stuart Mill
[ Bureaucracy Die Disease Inflicts Routine Usually Which]
Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy. Henri de Lubac
[ Destroy Habit Power Routine Unbelievable Waste]
For pragmatic reasons, I love the routine. I love the structure of it. I love knowing that my days are free. I know where I'm going at night. I know my life is kind of orderly. I just like that better. Andrea Martin
[ Better Days Free Going Just Kind Know Knowing Life Love Night Orderly Pragmatic Reasons Routine Structure Where]
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying. J. Paul Getty
[ Bringing Business Dull Element Eminently Even Greatest Off Routine Triumph Uncertainty Without Would]
Well, probably having to be away from home. When I come back I kind of feel like there's a routine going on that I'm not a part of, so that can be difficult. Lee Ann Womack
[ Away Back Come Difficult Feel Going Having Home Kind Part Probably Routine Well]
I have been desperate to escape for so many years now, it is routine for me to try to escape. Jack Henry Abbott
[ Been Desperate Escape Many Now Routine Try Years]
Most of life is routine - dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street. Ben Nicholas
[ After Corner Down Dull Going Grubby Inspiration Keeps Life Man Mile Momentum Most Parade Routine Standing Street Wait]
I saw my mother in a different light. We all need to do that. You have to be displaced from what's comfortable and routine, and then you get to see things with fresh eyes, with new eyes. Amy Tan
[ Comfortable Different Displaced Eyes Fresh Get Light Mother Need New Routine Saw See Then Things]
The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. Mike Murdock
[ Daily Future Hidden Routine Secret Your]
In sharp contrast to the idea that this stage of life is enviable, we hear high levels of anxiety about getting old, anxieties about health, mobility, access to facilities, simple routine care and attention. Rowan D. Williams
[ Access Anxieties Anxiety Attention Care Contrast Enviable Facilities Getting Health Hear High Idea Levels Life Mobility Old Routine Sharp Simple Stage]
They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here. Michael D. Barnes
[ Any Causing Civilized Country Each Europe Films Firearms Gun Here Japan Killing Laws Mayhem Off Other Our Pretty Routinely See Some Streets Tough Very Violent World Yet]
I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character. Jason Wiles
[ Always Assume Book Character City Clown Contest Did Doing Eddie Eighth Fine Give Good Grade Had Murphy Person Public Report Role Routine Speak Speaking Speech Then Won]
I did study the art of being a barber because I wanted to figure out what my routine would be. Do you start in the front or back? Top or bottom? Swivel the chair or walk around? What I did discover is there's no such thing as the perfect haircut! Sean Patrick Thomas
[ Around Art Back Barber Because Being Bottom Chair Did Discover Figure Front Haircut Out Perfect Routine Start Study Such Thing Top Walk Wanted Would]
Leaks and whispers are a daily routine of news-gathering in Washington. William Greider
[ Daily Leaks Routine Washington Whispers]
Working in an underdeveloped land for two or three years, the volunteer will often find that his work is routine and full of frustration. Sargent Shriver
[ Find Frustration Full His Land Often Routine Three Two Volunteer Will Work Working Years]
Some of the routines come back very easily. We do it off the top of our heads. Jerry Stiller
[ Back Come Easily Heads Off Our Routines Some Top Very]
The less routine the more life. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Less Life More Routine]
As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge. Henry Van Dyke
[ Dictate Dimensions Emerge Habit Living Long New Pattern Routine Soul Will]
Police officials routinely execute search warrants on private homes and offices, and Congressional offices should not be treated any differently. There cannot be one set of rules for elected officials and another set of rules for everyone else. Bobby Jindal
[ Another Any Cannot Congressional Differently Elected Else Everyone Execute Homes Offices Officials Police Private Routinely Rules Search Set Should Treated Warrants]
I grew up a Catholic and I don't want to talk badly about the Catholic Church but there's a lot of routine stuff going on. You say the same prayers, you sit, you kneel, whatever. Bernhard Langer
[ Badly Catholic Church Going Grew Kneel Lot Prayers Routine Same Say Sit Stuff Talk Up Want Whatever]