Authors that match 'upper'.

Isabelle Huppert French Actress (1955-)
Charles Tupper Canadian Statesman (1821-1915)
Martin Farquhar Tupper English Writer (1810-1889)

Quotations that match 'upper'.

Much of my reading time over the last decade and a half has been spent reading aloud to my children. Those children's bedtime rituals of supper, bath, stories, and sleep have been a staple of my life and some of the best, most special times I can remember. Louise Brown
[ Aloud Bath Bedtime Been Best Children Decade Half Last Life Most Much Over Reading Remember Rituals Sleep Some Special Spent Staple Stories Supper Those Time Times]
I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone In 60 Seconds because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney. My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage. Christopher Eccleston
[ Accent Because Cage Clash Class Cockney Gone Love Nic Northern Odd Opposite Seconds Standard Thought Upper Useful Villain Would]
You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him. James Earl Jones
[ Act Being Church Disturbing Him Idea Know Road Sang Singing Supper Tell Tried Truth Very Your]
The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed. Jim Gerlach
[ Century Delaware End Estuary Had Human Increased Industrialization Much Population Sustained Thousands Transformed Upper Watershed Years]
I'm a little top heavy, so I have to pay attention to that area. I think it was from my years of swimming in school when I was a kid and it just overdeveloped my upper body. In fact, when I started modeling, my back was so developed, I could not fit into any dresses. Rebecca Romijn
[ Any Area Attention Back Body Could Developed Dresses Fact Fit Heavy Into Just Kid Little Modeling Pay School Started Swimming Think Top Upper Years]
Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper-middle-class professional elite, top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers. Camille Paglia
[ Academics Americans Become Claim Democratic Democrats Detached Dispossessed Elite Increasingly Journalists Lawyers Ordinary Party Poor Professional Speak Though Why]
I would not say that George Bush doesn't care about people at all. I think that his loyalties are to the upper class. Stephanie Tubbs Jones
[ Bush Care Class George His Loyalties Say Think Upper Would]
Half the time I feel like I'm appealing to the downer freaks out there. We start to play one downer record after another until I begin to get down myself. Give me something from 1960 or something; let me get up again. The music of today is for downer freaks, and I'm an upper. Wolfman Jack
[ After Again Another Appealing Begin Down Downer Feel Freaks Get Give Half Music Myself Out Play Record Something Start Time Today Until Up Upper]
Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship. William L. Jenkins
[ Been Celebrate Century Community East Jewish Meeting Members Since Southwest Tennessee Together Turn Upper Virginia Worship]
Almost 70 percent of U.S. ag exports travel the upper Mississippi River and the Illinois waterway system. Jerry Costello
[ Almost Exports Illinois Mississippi Percent River System Travel Upper]
The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others. Anton Chekhov
[ Both Compassion Fear Grief Hand Others Over Powerful Sensations Takes Thirst Upper]
At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820, his Lordship presided; a circumstance, which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada. John Strachan
[ Canada Church Circumstance Considered Corporation Era First General His History Lordship May Meeting Presided Upper Well Which]
There are three social classes in America: upper middle class, middle class, and lower middle class. Judith Martin
[ America Class Classes Lower Middle Social Three Upper]
As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas - a couple of truck drivers who drove around together - who loved it. It's popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community. Lee Tergesen
[ Around Community Couple Definitely Drivers Drove Gay Kansas Live Love Loved Met Over Place Popular Show Side Together Truck Upper Walk West Women]
Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future. Ayn Rand
[ Class Classes Future Middle Nation Past Upper]
There is more to folklore research than fieldwork. This is why in all of my other upper-division courses I require a term paper involving original research. Alan Dundes
[ Courses Fieldwork Folklore Involving More Original Other Paper Require Research Term Than Why]
Germany can generally only pay if the Corridor and Upper Silesia will be handed back to Germany from Polish possession, and if besides somewhere on the earth colonial territory will be made available to Germany. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Available Back Besides Colonial Corridor Earth Generally Germany Handed Made Only Pay Polish Possession Somewhere Territory Upper Will]
But Buddy was an upper. He was happy. He loved music, and he was really happy. I don't know... I don't believe in reincarnation at all, but if all that stuff is true, then he might have been on his last time around. Waylon Jennings
[ Around Been Believe Buddy Happy His Know Last Loved Might Music Really Reincarnation Stuff Then Time True Upper]
The nearest we have to a Henry James or an Edith Wharton of the East Coast's Wasp upper classes. Charlotte Curtis
[ Classes Coast East Edith Henry James Nearest Upper Wasp]
Politically speaking, you don't necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don't keep reality from the population. Dwight Schultz
[ Allows Away Enemy Get Give Hand Information Keep Necessarily Politically Population Reality Same Speaking Time Upper Your]
My childhood is completely... when I look back, it was '50s in New York, upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful - sweet in every way. Peter Jurasik
[ Back Childhood Class Completely Every Golden Idyllic Look New Sweet Way Wonderful York]
Now, I do think when we move into 2012 and '13 when, presumably, the economy is on firmer ground, I would allow the tax rates for upper-income individuals to revert back to where they were before the cuts in the 1990s. I think at that point it makes perfect sense. Mark Zandi
[ Allow Back Before Cuts Economy Firmer Ground Individuals Into Makes Move Now Perfect Point Presumably Rates Revert Sense Tax Think Were Where Would]
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. Oliver Wendell Holmes Science
[ Chamber Common First-Rate Floor Furniture Ground Man Piece Science Sense Upper]
I'd been brought up on the Upper East Side in a WASP society, which was death on crutches. Harry Mathews
[ Been Brought Crutches Death East Side Society Up Upper Wasp Which]
White middle- and upper-class men have a longer journey to go than many people. Holly Near
[ Go Journey Longer Many Men Than Upper-Class White]
And if strangers come to supper they shall be served with more according as they have need. Robert Grosseteste
[ According Come More Need Served Shall Strangers Supper]
The Upper Bohemia people wore tuxedos in an art gallery, and Lower Bohemia was all of us. David Amram
[ Art Bohemia Gallery Lower Upper Us Wore]
For the good of our environment, the good of the economy, and the good of the Nation, I strongly urge support of the upper Mississippi locks and dams project. Leonard Boswell
[ Dams Economy Environment Good Locks Mississippi Nation Our Project Strongly Support Upper Urge]
The several tribes of Indians inhabiting the regions of the Upper Missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last Letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the Continent. George Catlin
[ Any Beautifully Best Continent Equipped Finest Indians Inhabiting Last Letter Looking Missouri Most Regions Several Spoke Tribes Undoubtedly Upper Whom]
Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too. Suzanne Fields
[ Accelerating American College Companies Continue Draw Education Experience Fully Insurance Life Management Men More Numbers Percent Policies Sell Students Than Their Too Upper Women]
People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile. Judith Guest
[ Damn Find Hard Keep Lips Smile Stiff Upper]
If anything, taxes for the lower and middle class and maybe even the upper middle class should even probably be cut further. But I think that people at the high end - people like myself - should be paying a lot more in taxes. We have it better than we've ever had it. Warren Buffett
[ Anything Better Class Cut End Even Ever Further Had High Lot Lower Maybe Middle More Myself Paying Probably Should Taxes Than Think Upper]
The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I'm looking at a run for Senate in 2008, but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest. Al Franken
[ Am Back Doing Focused Getting Home Involved Knitting Looking Meantime Midwest Minnesota Moving Network Next Politics Progressive Run Senate Thing Together Upper]
Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost. Herbert Spencer
[ Anyone Divine Get Kings Means Right]
The Legislature of Lower Canada, consisting chiefly of Roman Catholics, could hardly be expected to support a church which they were taught to consider heretical, and in Upper Canada the scanty means at the disposal of the Government, precluded all hope. John Strachan
[ Canada Catholics Chiefly Church Consider Consisting Could Disposal Expected Government Hardly Heretical Hope Legislature Lower Means Roman Scanty Support Taught Upper Were Which]
I was born in Paris in 1950. I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early. Francois Gautier
[ Against Born Catholic Early Education Fitted Had Never Paris Quite Really Revolted Strict System Upper-Class]
The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Deserves Dog Fight Occasionally Often Starts Underdog Upper Win]
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task. Virgil
[ Again Air Back Climb Dark Day Death Down Easy Gates Go Hell Into Night Retrace Rub Stand Steps Task Upper Wide]
Only that Swiss in the heart want still a king or at least a strong Upper House of Parliament. Swiss long themselves for less democracy and more dictatorship. Peter Bichsel
[ Democracy Dictatorship Heart House King Least Less Long More Only Parliament Still Strong Swiss Themselves Upper Want]
I'd go dance at talent shows, and because I was young I had the upper hand on a lot of other crews. People thought it was cute. I used that to my advantage. Jermaine Dupri
[ Advantage Because Crews Cute Dance Go Had Hand Lot Other Shows Talent Thought Upper Used Young]
Well, I mean, we are developing the other parts, and we can't give quite all our attention to the upper part, but soon the lower parts will be developed, and the upper part and the lower part will become partners, that will be wonderful. Ninette de Valois
[ Attention Become Developed Developing Give Lower Mean Other Our Part Partners Parts Quite Soon Upper Well Will Wonderful]
And so I was very grateful that I didn't do the British stiff upper lip, but I went straight to a therapist. And she was wonderful and helpful, and I went for about two years. Lynn Redgrave
[ British Grateful Helpful Lip She Stiff Straight Therapist Two Upper Very Went Wonderful Years]
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. Francis Bacon
[ Bad Breakfast Good Hope Supper]
And though hard be the task, 'Keep a stiff upper lip'. Phoebe Cary
[ Hard Keep Lip Stiff Task Though Upper]
Today's symphonic music is sponsored by the upper structures of society. Sun Ra
[ Music Society Sponsored Structures Symphonic Today Upper]
Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. Larry Flynt Government
[ Also Because Considering Five Individual Majority Only Rights Rule Sheep Supper Voting Wolves Works]
One night some short weeks ago, for the first time in her not always happy life, Marilyn Monroe's soul sat down alone to a quiet supper from which it did not rise. Clifford Odets
[ Ago Alone Always Did Down First Happy Her Life Marilyn Monroe Night Quiet Rise Sat Short Some Soul Supper Time Weeks Which]
You could be going to have supper with someone who happens to be male, and all of a sudden he is your boyfriend of nine months... and I am cheating on my existing boyfriend. Caprice Bourret
[ Am Boyfriend Cheating Could Existing Going Happens Male Months Nine Someone Sudden Supper Your]
And on 25 January of each year and for many days before it and after it there is not an hour in the day or night when a Burns Supper is not taking place somewhere on this earth. Len G. Murray
[ After Before Burns Day Days Each Earth Hour January Many Night Place Somewhere Supper Taking Year]
These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect. Michael N. Castle
[ Boards College Expect Front Go Great Had Ivy League Nature Opportunity Regardless Something Students Their Them These Upper Very Where]
I'm not at all fed up with British films, but I am fed up with playing upper-class people. Kristin Scott Thomas
[ Am British Fed Films Playing Up Upper-Class]
I did have a big following in the upper New York area. I was at the New York State Fair a few times over the years. I have areas that I say are my areas. Bobby Vinton
[ Area Areas Big Did Fair Few Following New Over Say State Times Upper Years York]
Many of the master chefs in the South, both the upper South as well as the deep South, were blacks and many of those people came here to Washington, D.C., and opened up establishments. Very, very few of them have survived. But they certainly were very prominent. Ed Smith
[ Blacks Both Came Certainly Chefs Deep Establishments Few Here Many Master Opened Prominent South Survived Them Those Up Upper Very Washington Well Were]
It is true, there was no public-school system, and the reason for it was very plain. The wealth of the upper classes enabled them to have private tutors. John Sergeant Wise
[ Classes Enabled Plain Private Reason System Them True Tutors Upper Very Wealth]
Men now monopolize the upper levels... depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence. Laurence J. Peter
[ Depriving Incompetence Levels Men Monopolize Now Opportunities Rightful Share Their Upper Women]
At present there is no distinction among the upper ten thousand of the city. Nathaniel Parker Willis
[ Among City Distinction Present Ten Thousand Upper]
And if you had an, an opportunity to have a hot meal, you did. That was the cook. But you didn't stop and say, This is dinnertime and Oh wait it's five o'clock, it's time to eat for supper. Howard Bailey
[ Clock Cook Did Eat Five Had Hot Meal Oh Opportunity Say Stop Supper Time Wait]
While the wealthiest families completely benefit from the tax cuts targeted towards the upper brackets, middle-income families were hit with the unwelcome surprise of higher taxes on tax day. Tim Bishop
[ Benefit Brackets Completely Cuts Day Families Higher Hit Middle-Income Surprise Targeted Tax Taxes Towards Unwelcome Upper Wealthiest Were While]
It's funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get rid of the conservatives, but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end. Bjork
[ Always Conservatives End Funny Get Hand Hippies How Rid Seem Tried Upper]
I am not in the habit of taking baritones to supper. Eric Taylor
[ Am Habit Supper Taking]
Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time. Frederick Jackson Turner
[ Age Anew Conception Conditions Each Form History Own Past Reference Time Tries Writes]
I repeatedly have to correct this belief. In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold amplification of the ground motion. But there is no 'scale of 10' in the sense of an upper limit. Charles Francis Richter
[ Amplification Because Belief Correct Every Ground Increase Involves Limit Magnitude Motion Repeatedly Represents Scale Sense Steps Tenfold Upper]
We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings. David Amram
[ Art Between Bohemia Frank Had Hara Hoped Link Lower Met Modern Museum Poet Readings Upper Where Worked]
The decisive moment in the defeat of upper class, capital-S, Society may have come when, in newspapers all over the nation, what used to be call the Society page was replaced by the Style section. Joseph Epstein
[ Call Class Come Decisive Defeat May Moment Nation Newspapers Over Page Replaced Section Society Style Upper Used]
There is a sort of elation about sunlight on the upper part of a house. Edward Hopper
[ Elation House Part Sort Sunlight Upper]
I think that at the supper I neither receive flesh nor blood, but bread and wine; which bread when it is broken, and the wine when it is drunken, put me in remembrance how that for my sins the body of Christ was broken, and his blood shed on the cross. Jane Grey
[ Blood Body Bread Broken Christ Cross Drunken Flesh His How Neither Nor Put Receive Remembrance Shed Sins Supper Think Which Wine]
My mother's background was Scottish. She came from an old family, some of whom lived in upper New York State and some of whom had come over from Scotland. Alan Hovhaness
[ Background Came Come Family Had Lived Mother New Old Over Scotland Scottish She Some State Upper Whom York]
Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step, which was sufficient to expose a large part of the upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway. Howard Carter
[ Cleared Doorway Down Expose Had Large Level Part Plastered Portion Sealed Step Sufficient Sunset Towards Upper Which]
Evolution is what it is. The upper classes have always died out; it's one of the most charming things about them. Germaine Greer
[ Always Charming Classes Died Evolution Most Out Them Things Upper]
That's what my mother did. And my father was the first person she'd met who treated her kindly. She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek, kind, dear man. And she had the upper hand. She ruled the roost. Lynn Johnston
[ Dear Did Father First Had Hand Her Kind Kindly Man Married Meek Men Met Mother Person Roost Ruled She Terrified Treated Upper Very]
This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world. Roma Downey
[ Became Cd Downers Enough Inspirational Journey Personal Something Tone Uplifting Upper Whole World]
I love a lot of Colorado and upper Utah. I think some of the most beautiful terrain is upper BC. Joe Lando
[ Beautiful Colorado Lot Love Most Some Terrain Think Upper Utah]
The Clinton tax increase - which was an increase in taxes primarily on upper-income people - not only made the tax code more nearly progressive, it preceded one of the most productive economic periods in American life. Barney Frank
[ American Clinton Code Economic Increase Life Made More Most Nearly Only Periods Preceded Primarily Productive Progressive Tax Taxes Which]
Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg. Joshua Chamberlain
[ Absorbed Been Came Day Encountered Enemy Every Gettysburg Had Interest Issued March Men Near Orders Other Preparing Rations Rumors Scarcely Soon Supper Very Were]
I slept just floating in the middle of the flight deck, the upper deck of the space shuttle. Sally Ride
[ Deck Flight Floating Just Middle Shuttle Slept Space Upper]
I started on the downers which were a hell of a lot better than the uppers because I was a nervous wreck. Corey Haim
[ Because Better Downers Hell Lot Nervous Started Than Were Which Wreck]
People of Wealth and the so called upper class suffer the most from boredom. George Sanders
[ Boredom Called Class Most Suffer Upper Wealth]
Bach and Beethoven, all of them, they had to write something to please the upper structure, those with money and power. Sun Ra
[ Bach Beethoven Had Money Please Power Something Structure Them Those Upper Write]
I'd like to see an arrested growth of development. You can't stop it, but it's important we do something about the developers having the upper hand. John Murray
[ Arrested Developers Development Growth Hand Having Important See Something Stop Upper]
Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system are over 60 years old and many are in serious need of repair and rehabilitation. Ron Kind
[ Dams Locks Many Mississippi Most Need Old Over Rehabilitation Repair River Serious System Upper Years]
For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Age Children College Compared Families Graduate Only Percent Students Today Wealthy Working-Class Working-Class]
As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans. Ron Kind
[ Americans Benefit Congressional Force Founder Future Generations Health Historical Home Including Long Mississippi Multiple Natural Preserve River Sought Task Upper Uses Wildlife]
Look, there is a sort of old view about class which is a very simplistic view that we have got the working class, the middle class and the upper class, I think it is more complicated than that. Ed Miliband
[ Class Complicated Got Look Middle More Old Simplistic Sort Than Think Upper Very View Which Working]
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half. Charles de Montesquieu
[ Half Kills Lunch Other Paris Supper]
Development in this county is always going to be an issue. Until development and zoning are handled on a regional basis, rather than each municipality left to its own devices, we will suffer from developers having the upper hand in suits and in front of zoning boards. John Murray
[ Always Basis Boards County Developers Development Devices Each Front Going Hand Handled Having Issue Left Municipality Own Rather Regional Suffer Suits Than Until Upper Will Zoning]
The dance commonly begins about the middle of the afternoon or later, after sundown. When it begins in the afternoon, there is always an intermission of an hour or two for supper. The preliminary painting and dressing is usually the work of about two hours. James Mooney
[ After Afternoon Always Begins Commonly Dance Dressing Hour Hours Intermission Later Middle Painting Preliminary Supper Two Usually Work]
Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network. Toni Morrison
[ Among Classes Everybody Everything Gets Granted Handed Inherit Inheritance Just Mean Middle Money Network Rich Take Them Upper Which]
Exciting literature after supper is not the best digestive. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
[ After Best Digestive Exciting Literature Supper]
I wanted to look at the upper-middle-class scene since the war, and in particular my generation's part in it. We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class. How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring? Simon Raven
[ Age Class Common Early Faring Generation Had How Look Man Members Ought Our Part Particular Privileged Scene Since Spent Wanted War Were Years]