Quotations that match 'tied'.

With more than 67 percent of the Nation's freight moving on highways, economists believe that our ability to compete internationally is tied to the quality of our infrastructure. Dennis Hastert
[ Ability Believe Compete Economists Freight Highways Infrastructure Internationally More Moving Nation Our Percent Quality Than Tied]
You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until you have emptied buckets of both; but at the end he will be a consecrated thug, but a thug all the same unless interior intentions and a disciplined man are present. William H. O'Connell
[ Both Buckets Consecrated Disciplined Emptied End Holy Intentions Interior Man Oil Pour Present Same Thug Unless Until Water Will]
The natural movement of one's soul is upwards. But just as any object is dragged down when a heavy weight is tied to it, the burden of the body drags down the soul. Vinoba Bhave
[ Any Body Burden Down Dragged Drags Heavy Just Movement Natural Object Soul Tied Upwards Weight]
One can be emptied out and be filled up. Isabelle Adjani
[ Emptied Filled Out Up]
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]
Sanctions and boycotts would be tied to serious political dialogue. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Boycotts Dialogue Political Sanctions Serious Tied Would]
We know that social exclusion is closely tied to the new economic world order, globalized, with free and open markets, which isn't bringing prosperity or social justice to all. Claudio Hummes
[ Bringing Closely Economic Exclusion Free Globalized Justice Know Markets New Open Order Prosperity Social Tied Which World]
My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided. Edward Tufte
[ Certain Cognitive Culture Gender Here Idea Inasmuch Indifferent Information Language Laws Mode Nature Particular Principles Provided Tasks These Tied]
Pity? You don't want to be pitied because you're a cripple in a wheelchair? Stay in your house! Jerry Lewis
[ Because Cripple House Pitied Pity Stay Want Wheelchair Your]
Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for artificiality of the masses all over the world. Lionel Barrymore
[ Demands Foot Hand Hollywood Masses Over Tied World]
Then the administration tied it in to the regional dispute between Israel and its enemies, as if that's about international terrorism. No, it's not. Chris Matthews
[ Administration Between Dispute Enemies International Israel Regional Terrorism Then Tied]
If to the viewer's eyes, my world appears less beautiful than his, I'm to be pitied and the viewer praised. Rockwell Kent
[ Appears Beautiful Eyes His Less Pitied Praised Than Viewer World]
I think the definition of an artist is not necessarily tied into excellence or talent; an artist is somebody who, if you took away their freedom to make art, would lose their mind. Richard Price
[ Art Artist Away Definition Excellence Freedom Into Lose Make Mind Necessarily Somebody Talent Their Think Tied Took Would]
You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks. Cameron Diaz
[ Buddhist Complete Dawn Haven Monks Silence Until]
Customers need to be given control of their own data-not being tied into a certain manufacturer so that when there are problems they are always obliged to go back to them. Tim Berners-Lee
[ Always Back Being Certain Control Customers Given Go Into Manufacturer Need Obliged Own Problems Their Them Tied]
Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day. The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought was funny about the immigrant Irish. When you're different in a society, you're funny. Will Eisner
[ Been Day Different Funny Historically Humor Immigrant Irish Kid Mores Predicated Society Thought Tied Yellow]
They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life. Jane Austen
[ Been Early Given Life Much Nature Pitied Taste]
All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Appreciated Husband Little Pitied Praised Really Wants Wife]
Like family, we are tied to each other. This is what all good musicians understand. Billy Joel
[ Each Family Good Musicians Other Tied Understand]
Yeah, what happened was Universal wanted one of the characters to be nice so they chose me so there was a scene where the girl was tied to the bed and I let her go. Matthew McGrory
[ Bed Characters Chose Girl Go Happened Her Nice Scene Tied Universal Wanted Where Yeah]
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Ignorant Knowledge Loquacity Prefer]
So much depends on the performance, and here you are also tied up in the emotion the game evokes. David Gower
[ Also Depends Emotion Evokes Game Here Much Performance Tied Up]
I'm of the mind that life is a risk, every time you leave your house it's a risk, and I see no reason to go through life with my hands tied behind my back for any reason. I'd be foolish to let something stop me from doing what I love to do. Thomas Jane
[ Any Back Behind Doing Every Foolish Go Hands House Leave Life Love Mind Reason Risk See Something Stop Through Tied Time Your]
In fact you've got your hands tied behind your back when somebody chooses to take a low road in to you, there is nothing you can do about it, and so you just live with it and move on. Robert Redford
[ Back Behind Chooses Fact Got Hands Just Live Low Move Nothing Road Somebody Take Tied Your]
Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say? Kurt Vonnegut
[ Bound Freedom Gagged Living More Nothing Perfect Pitied Policemen Say Writer]
We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Africans Also Culture Destinies Destiny History Language Made Other Our Own South Tied Up Us]
Again, we saw in Bosnia - we had U.N. peacekeepers tied to trees, being taken hostage. The fact is they don't have the type of deliberate and authoritative rule that I think is needed to get the job done. Peter King
[ Again Authoritative Being Bosnia Deliberate Done Fact Get Had Hostage Job Needed Rule Saw Taken Think Tied Trees Type]
I loved making 'Rising Sun'. I got into the psychology of why she liked to get strangled and tied up in plastic bags. It has to do with low self-worth. Tatjana Patitz
[ Bags Get Got Into Liked Loved Low Making Plastic Psychology Rising Self-Worth She Strangled Sun Tied Up Why]
I think Gore does have to worry. He is tied to Bill Clinton. We know that there were telephone calls that he made from his office. We know that there were visits to the Buddhist temple. Barbara Olson
[ Bill Buddhist Calls Clinton Does Gore His Know Made Office Telephone Temple Think Tied Visits Were Worry]
First of all, when you live in a country like Canada, it's quite different from America in the sense that it's very tied to traditions that were born in Britain. Geddy Lee
[ America Born Britain Canada Country Different First Live Quite Sense Tied Traditions Very Were]
Mourning is not forgetting... It is an undoing. Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust. Margery Allingham
[ Assimilated Dust Every Forgetting Minute Mourning Permanent Recovered Something Tie Undoing Untied Valuable]
I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us. Alice Hoffman
[ Around Believe Bound Connection Control Deny Drought Every External Fate Know May Nature Our Think Tied Time Try Us Want World]
That other saying, I'm a part of all that I have met, I think that would have to begin with my wonderful parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five years old I was tongue tied. Ernie Harwell
[ Atlanta Back Begin Five Met Old Other Parents Part Saying Think Tied Tongue Wonderful Would Years Youngster]
The speculative part of my work is that these particular cognitive tasks - ways of thinking analytically - are tied to nature's laws. Edward Tufte
[ Analytically Cognitive Laws Nature Part Particular Speculative Tasks These Thinking Tied Ways Work]
Well, it's because I gladly acknowledge some ideas that are part of process theology, but which I think are not tied to all the details of process thought, and are very illuminating and helpful. John Polkinghorne
[ Acknowledge Because Details Gladly Helpful Ideas Illuminating Part Process Some Theology Think Thought Tied Very Well Which]
It's essential not to have an ideology, not to be a member of a political party. While the writer can have certain political views, he has to be careful not to have his hands tied. Manuel Puig
[ Careful Certain Essential Hands His Ideology Member Party Political Tied Views While Writer]
I'm not tied to any particular political line. John Hewson
[ Any Line Particular Political Tied]
Many of the mainstream agricultural scientists, especially at the agricultural schools, but at all of our major universities, are tied into all sorts of contractual relationships and consulting relationships with the life science companies. Jeremy Rifkin
[ Agricultural Companies Consulting Contractual Especially Into Life Mainstream Major Many Our Relationships Schools Science Scientists Sorts Tied Universities]
Digital imaging has untied our hands with regards to technical limitations. We no longer have to be arbiters of technology; we get to participate in the interpretation of technology into creative content. John Dykstra
[ Content Creative Digital Get Hands Imaging Interpretation Into Limitations Longer Our Participate Regards Technical Technology Untied]
Sometimes we would be staked out in the middle of the river, several barges tied together. So we could party. Terry Southern
[ Could Middle Out Party River Several Sometimes Staked Tied Together Would]
Then after I saw the scoreboard that we were tied, I was really happy, because I really wanted to win. Carly Patterson
[ After Because Happy Really Saw Then Tied Wanted Were Win]
Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty. Saint Augustine
[ Art Emptied Empty Filled Full Must Thou Whereof Wherewith]
As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness. Roger Penrose
[ Consciousness Morality Question Tied Up Well]
If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs. Abraham Cahan
[ Broken Feel Him Laugh Legs Man Pity Rather Would]
When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied. John Woolman
[ Appetite Case Cast Civil Disorder Drink Duty Elevated Family Feeling Indulge Members Men Minds Much Neglect Off Pitied Pleasure Regard Religion Society Strong Take Their Understandings]
Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root, nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular, about this earth doth run and ride. He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where; He says it is so far, that he has quite forgot how to go there. Henry Vaughan
[ Care Doth Earth Either Ever Far Forgot Go Hath Home How Irregular Knows Man Nor Place Quite Restless Ride Root Run Says Scarce Still Tied Toys Where]
I can't write my life story without Emmitt and Troy. They can't write their life stories without me. We're tied together forever. This is a day to remember for the rest of our lives. Michael Irvin
[ Day Emmitt Forever Life Lives Our Remember Rest Stories Story Their Tied Together Troy Without Write]
Better to be disliked than pitied. Abba Eban
[ Better Disliked Pitied Than]
It's a wonderful way to have a role on a series - you're not tied down totally and completely to a schedule. Lee Meriwether
[ Completely Down Role Schedule Series Tied Totally Way Wonderful]
Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining. Jef Raskin Computers
[ Complaining Computers Every Exploded Happens Imagine Nobody Shoes Them Thinks Thursday Tied Time Us Usual Way Your]
To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail. T. E. Lawrence
[ News Tail Tied Tin Value]
That was the - It was an exciting time because it was as though I was sort of tied up in a paper bag or in a gunny sack with a rope around the neck of it, and all of a sudden with the acceptance of that first book everything sort of spilled out! Robert McCloskey
[ Acceptance Around Bag Because Book Everything Exciting First Neck Out Paper Rope Sack Sort Spilled Sudden Though Tied Time Up]
However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library. Richard Ernst
[ Books Century Chemistry City Could Did Emptied Extensive First Get Hand Home However Information Library Much Our Provide Rather Read Reliable Some Started Survived Then]
Some, but much of my money is tied up in Playboy stock. Christie Hefner
[ Money Much Playboy Some Stock Tied Up]
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed. Lord Chesterfield
[ Error Honest Pitied Ridiculed]
Women's fashion is a subtle form of bondage. It's men's way of binding them. We put them in these tight, high-heeled shoes, we make them wear these tight clothes and we say they look sexy. But they're actually tied up. David Duchovny
[ Actually Binding Bondage Clothes Fashion Form High-Heeled Look Make Men Put Say Sexy Shoes Subtle Them These Tied Tight Up Way Wear Women]
All the great novels, all the great films, all the great dramas are fictions that actually tell us the truth about us or about human nature or about human situations without being tied into the minutia of documentary events. Otherwise we might as well just make documentaries. Jeremy Northam
[ Actually Being Documentaries Documentary Dramas Events Fictions Films Great Human Into Just Make Might Nature Novels Otherwise Situations Tell Tied Truth Us Well Without]
That's right, fall in one pit and start over from the beginning! Well, thankfully my buddies practically tied me to my chair until I put in extra lives and I'm glad they did. David Crane
[ Beginning Buddies Chair Did Extra Fall Glad Lives Over Pit Practically Put Right Start Thankfully Tied Until Well]
One out of three jobs in Washington is tied to trade. Larry Williams
[ Jobs Out Three Tied Trade Washington]
A traveller on foot in this country seems to be considered as a sort of wild man or out-of-the way being, who is stared at, pitied, suspected, and shunned by everybody that meets him. Karl Philipp Moritz
[ Being Considered Country Everybody Foot Him Man Meets Pitied Seems Shunned Sort Stared Suspected Traveller Way Wild]
At that point, I sat down and made an alphabetical list of all the crime related words I could think of. So here I am now, nearly half-way through, probably tied up until the year 2015 or SO. Sue Grafton
[ Alphabetical Am Could Crime Down Half-Way Here List Made Nearly Now Point Probably Related Sat Think Through Tied Until Up Words Year]
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled. Victor Hugo
[ Emptied Filled Heart Purse]
Wouldn't it be great if we just ended up tied? I think it would be beautiful. Mark McGwire
[ Beautiful Ended Great Just Think Tied Up Would]
I was standing on the deck of the USS Blue, a destroyer. We were all alone out there at this buoy, tied up. Barney Ross
[ Alone Blue Buoy Deck Destroyer Out Standing Tied Up Were]
A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up. Mae West
[ Dame Get Knows Likely Ropes Tied Up]
It is almost universally felt that when we call a country democratic we are praising it; consequently, the defenders of every kind of regime claim that it is a democracy, and fear that they might have to stop using the word if it were tied down to any one meaning. George Orwell
[ Almost Any Call Claim Consequently Country Defenders Democracy Democratic Down Every Fear Felt Kind Meaning Might Praising Regime Stop Tied Universally Using Were Word]
I just meant as far as coming to the games on time; it was just like I was under the microscope, every little thing, it was like they were looking for me to come in here with my shoes untied. Latrell Sprewell
[ Come Coming Every Far Games Here Just Little Looking Meant Microscope Shoes Thing Time Under Untied Were]
You know in 1982, the year we came in tied for 3rd, we probably had a better team - I mean as far as talent. When we came back the following year and won it, our pitching staff was a little more experienced and it was such a thrill. Roger Clemens
[ Back Better Came Experienced Far Following Had Know Little Mean More Our Pitching Probably Staff Such Talent Team Thrill Tied Won Year]
I was not created to be occupied by eating delicious foods like tied up cattle. Ali ibn Abi Talib
[ Cattle Created Delicious Eating Foods Occupied Tied Up]
Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose, tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled to carry this rider on its back? Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Ago Back Bargains Been Benefit Carry Compelled Confined Deformed Disposed Experiment Great Had Ideals Long Might Noble Peace Purpose Rider Tainted Tied Treaty Upon Which World]
Those who do not complain are never pitied. Jane Austen
[ Complain Never Pitied Those]
Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise. Hannah Arendt
[ Arise Changes Concrete Content Emptied Fidelity Loyalty Might Mind Naturally Only Possible Total Which]
U.S. economic prosperity is closely tied to the availability of a reliable and affordable supply of energy. Cliff Stearns
[ Affordable Availability Closely Economic Energy Prosperity Reliable Supply Tied]
I assume we will have figured out a way to efficiently utilize solar energy and tied that to an efficient way to use nuclear energy in such a way that it doesn't pose a serious environmental issue. John Hickenlooper
[ Assume Efficient Efficiently Energy Environmental Figured Issue Nuclear Out Pose Serious Solar Such Tied Use Utilize Way Will]
Modeling is a profession where your worth is tied up with looks. Christy Turlington
[ Looks Modeling Profession Tied Up Where Worth Your]
In some industry markets, high quality can be tied to making more money, but I am sure by now all of us know the computer industry is not like that. Theo de Raadt
[ Am Computer High Industry Know Making Markets Money More Now Quality Some Sure Tied Us]
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came. John F. Kennedy
[ Back Came Go Going Ocean Sail Sea Tied Watch Whence Whether]
College was a great time. I partied there, but I also learned how to act. Lusia Strus
[ Act Also College Great How Learned Time]
We have one of the few societies, the only one I can think of right offhand, where your health care is so tied to your job, so that when an American company has to hire, they have to think about health care. Tim Bishop
[ American Care Company Few Health Hire Job Offhand Only Right Societies Think Tied Where Your]
I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come. Karl Jaspers
[ Began Both Clinic Come Desire Disciplined Facts Impelled Knowledge Laboratory Long Man Medicine Resolution Study Tied Time Work]
The war and terrorism in the Middle East, the crisis of leadership in many of the oil-supply countries in the developing world, the crisis of global warming - all these are very clearly tied to energy. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
[ Clearly Countries Crisis Developing East Energy Global Leadership Many Middle Terrorism These Tied Very War Warming World]
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied. Herodotus
[ Better Envied How Much Pitied Than Thing]
I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal. Roger Nash Baldwin
[ Abolishing Abolition Am Class Communism Control Disarmament Goal Itself Ownership Produce Property Seek Social Socialism Sole State Those Ultimately Wealth]
The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown. Adrienne Rich
[ Bonds Breakdown Children Compassionate Divided Each Form Go Homes Mental Most Mothers Often Other Our Out Physical Strike Strikes Taken Their Tied Worker]
Georgia Tech beat us and Mississippi Southern tied us last year, and Texas beat us after we had the game won. We only played about five games the way we were capable of playing and lost one of those. Bear Bryant
[ After Beat Capable Five Game Games Georgia Had Last Lost Mississippi Only Played Playing Southern Tech Texas Those Tied Us Way Were Won Year]
If the attainment of peace is the ultimate objective of all statesmen, it is, at the same time, something very ordinary, closely tied to the daily life of each individual. Eisaku Sato
[ Attainment Closely Daily Each Individual Life Objective Ordinary Peace Same Something Statesmen Tied Time Ultimate Very]
A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread. George Herbert
[ Easy Gentle Heart Thread Tied]
At one time Tribune Syndicate emptied out their storeroom. They put tables full of original cartoons down in the lobby and said take one if you want one. The comics were simply a burden to them. Mort Walker
[ Burden Cartoons Comics Down Emptied Full Lobby Original Out Put Said Simply Syndicate Tables Take Their Them Time Tribune Want Were]
We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves. Rita Hayworth
[ Destiny Liberate Our Ourselves Tied Way]
The danger in media concentration comes not from the concentration, but instead from the feudalism that this concentration, tied to the change in copyright, produces. Lawrence Lessig
[ Change Comes Concentration Copyright Danger Feudalism Instead Media Produces Tied]
You only have a few years to play this game and you can't play it if you're all tied up in knots. Willie Stargell
[ Few Game Knots Only Play Tied Up Years]
More than 15 percent of the jobs in Ohio are tied in some way to agriculture. A strong agriculture means a strong economy. John Fisher
[ Agriculture Economy Jobs Means More Ohio Percent Some Strong Than Tied Way]
Observe that it is a great error to believe that all mediums of art are not closely tied to their time. Camille Pissarro
[ Art Believe Closely Error Great Mediums Observe Their Tied Time]
So there's a lot of people tied into believing that the traditional response to the authorship question. In terms of actors, some people get very angry about it. Mark Rylance
[ Actors Angry Authorship Believing Get Into Lot Question Response Some Terms Tied Traditional Very]
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. Edmund Burke Politics
[ Associate Bad Combine Contemptible Else Fall Good Men Must Sacrifice Struggle Will]
The prisoners for better security against conversation shall have a canvas bag put over the head of each and tied around the neck, with a holes for proper breathing and eating, but not seeing. Edwin M. Stanton
[ Against Around Bag Better Breathing Canvas Conversation Each Eating Head Holes Neck Over Prisoners Proper Put Security Seeing Shall Tied]
Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all the ends aren't tied up and they're not told what to think in films. And if they're challenged, they think it's something wrong with the film. Alan Cumming
[ Challenged Ends Film Films Handle How Know Nowadays Something Think Tied Told Up Wrong]