Quotations that match 'wreck'.

I wanted to end my life so bad and was in my car ready to go down that ramp into the water, and I did go part way, but I stopped. I went again and stopped. I then got out of the car and stood by the car a nervous wreck. Susan Smith
[ Again Bad Car Did Down End Go Got Into Life Nervous Out Part Ramp Ready Stood Stopped Then Wanted Water Way Went Wreck]
I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause. Abraham Lincoln
[ Backward Cause Country Enough Fast Firm Forward Go Hope Stand Wreck Yet]
If it's going to be wrecked, I want to make sure I wreck it. Kevin Costner
[ Going Make Sure Want Wreck Wrecked]
When I found I had given birth to a human wreckage, to a child that was an imbecile, my heart was broken. Victoria Woodhull
[ Birth Broken Child Found Given Had Heart Human Imbecile Wreckage]
The strips are nearly effortless unless I am really emotionally upset, a wreck. Lynda Barry
[ Am Effortless Emotionally Nearly Really Strips Unless Upset Wreck]
Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don't worry girls, look like a wreck, that's the way it goes. Jeanne Moreau
[ Aging Girls Goes Gracefully Hide Just Look Looking Mean Passing Supposed Time Trying Way Worry Wreck]
Old age is a shipwreck. Charles de Gaulle Age
[ Age Old Shipwreck]
Those youngsters go out there and set a record and clinch the pole position. But what do you do if you wreck your car. That record doesn't spend too well. Buck Baker
[ Car Go Out Pole Position Record Set Spend Those Too Well Wreck Youngsters Your]
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]
They make glorious shipwreck who are lost in seeking worlds. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
[ Glorious Lost Make Seeking Shipwreck Worlds]
We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down. Jean Anouilh
[ Anyone Ask Down Fear Goes House Lives Never Our Poison Ship Shipwreck]
The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other. Ernest Hemingway
[ Book Damn Enough Good His Life Lucky May Only Other Overhear Parts Something Whole Wreck Writer]
What most people don't seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one. Margaret Mitchell
[ Civilization Just Made Money Most Much Out Realize Seem Wreckage]
If you've wrecked one train, you've wrecked them all. Charles Samuel Addams
[ Them Train Wrecked]
The cries of the sufferers on the remaining part of the wreck were heard during the night. Grace Darling
[ Cries During Heard Night Part Remaining Sufferers Were Wreck]
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country. Ambrose Bierce Power
[ Country Fool Freeman Himself His Instrument Make Power Symbol Vote Wreck]
When I was about 17 or 18, I finally admitted to myself that I wasn't going to change. I didn't know what the consequences would be, but I had the definite feeling that it was going to wreck my Disney career. Tommy Kirk
[ Admitted Career Change Consequences Definite Disney Feeling Finally Going Had Know Myself Would Wreck]
If you were a pretty boy pop singer, it would wreck you, growing older. Bob Geldof
[ Boy Growing Older Pop Pretty Singer Were Would Wreck]
Man can and must prevent the tragedy of famine in the future instead of merely trying with pious regret to salvage the human wreckage of the famine, as he has so often done in the past. Norman Borlaug
[ Done Famine Future Human Instead Man Merely Must Often Past Pious Prevent Regret Salvage Tragedy Trying Wreckage]
My life's a wreck, and I love it. Bo Bice
[ Life Love Wreck]
Yes, it is worse than thrown away, because every fair minded man must admit that the expenditure of this sum of money in the county for intoxicating liquor creates lawlessness, makes criminals, wrecks homes and brings trouble to innocent women and children. Thomas Jordan Jarvis
[ Admit Away Because Brings Children County Creates Criminals Every Expenditure Fair Homes Innocent Intoxicating Lawlessness Liquor Makes Man Minded Money Must Sum Than Thrown Trouble Women Worse Wrecks Yes]
I look a hundred and weigh 110 - you won't love me when you see the wreck England has made me. Wallis Simpson
[ England Hundred Look Love Made See Weigh Won Wreck]
I did a film once that I was killed in. It was a painful, horrifying day. It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting, but I was a wreck otherwise. Leslie Easterbrook
[ Acting Day Did Film Horrifying Killed Once Otherwise Painful Standpoint Wonderful Wreck]
The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds. Joseph Addison
[ Age Amidst Away Crush Dim Elements Fade Flourish Grow Himself Immortal Matter Nature Shall Shalt Sink Stars Sun Thou Wars Worlds Wrecks Years Youth]
Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world. William Allen White
[ Failed Force Made Men Never Only Reason Repression World Wrecks]
I don't want to wreck my voice. I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid. If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice. Tina Weymouth
[ Bass Blown Concentrate Keeping Love Out Playing Singing Very Voice Want Were Would Wreck]
The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea. Ovid
[ Calm Even Experienced Man Sea Shipwreck Shudders]
It wasn't a secret that I was gay. I'd come out to my parents during my junior year of high school, on the day that I also wrecked the family car. Mary Cheney
[ Also Car Come Day During Family Gay High Junior Out Parents School Secret Wrecked Year]
You win some, lose some, and wreck some. Dale Earnhardt Sports
[ Lose Some Win Wreck]
It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others. Virginia Woolf
[ Artist Beyond Excessively Him Literature Men Mind Minded Nature Opinions Others Reason Said Strewn Wreckage]
Dad was just an emotional wreck. He was drinking a lot of the time, he was smoking a lot of pot. And because he takes certain medications, the drinking was making him... you know, he wasn't even present, really. Jack Osbourne
[ Because Certain Dad Drinking Emotional Even Him Just Know Lot Making Medications Pot Present Really Smoking Takes Time Wreck]
Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism. Josef Skvorecky
[ Bottom Criticism Golden Literature Look Lovers Remains Sea Shipwreck Treasure Will]
I've had enough boyfriends and enough issues. I'd seen enough train wrecks. Taylor Dayne
[ Boyfriends Enough Had Issues Seen Train Wrecks]
Novel writing wrecks homes. C. S. Forester
[ Homes Novel Wrecks Writing]
Smokey and The Bandit was just a lark. All we did was run up and down those Georgia roads wrecking cars and having the time of our life. Jerry Reed
[ Bandit Cars Did Down Georgia Having Just Lark Life Our Roads Run Smokey Those Time Up Wrecking]
It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it. David R. Brower Environmental
[ Energy Every Given Go Lot Mankind Out Seems Something Time Wreck]
Sometimes it's like watching a train wreck. You're uncomfortable, but you just can't help yourself. Some of those so-called bad interviews actually turned into compelling television. Tony Danza
[ Actually Bad Compelling Help Interviews Into Just So-Called Some Sometimes Television Those Train Turned Uncomfortable Watching Wreck Yourself]
Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck. Guy de Maupassant
[ Avoid Captain Duty Every Government Much Ship Shipwreck War]
The Wreckoning is a darker song. But the record is positive. Taryn Manning
[ Darker Positive Record Song]
I didn't lead a very wise life, myself, but it was a full one and a grown-up one. You come of age very quickly through shipwreck and disaster. Philip Dunne
[ Age Come Disaster Full Grown-Up Lead Life Myself Quickly Shipwreck Through Very Wise]
You don't have to be a wreck. You don't have to be sick. One's aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out. Jeanne Moreau
[ Aim Burns Candle Die Good Health Just Life Out Should Sick Wreck]
There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion. Audrey Hepburn
[ Certain Complexion Girl Limelight Shades Wreck]
When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it. Pablo Picasso
[ Around Die Down Huge Many Ship Shipwreck Sinks Sucked Will]
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Avoid Better Danger Encounters Hurricane Lee Meet Out Sea Shipwreck Shore Stands Storm Than Wait]
Usury once in control will wreck the nation. William Lyon Mackenzie King
[ Control Nation Once Will Wreck]
It is only what is written upon the soul of man that will survive the wreck of time. Francis J. Grimke
[ Man Only Soul Survive Time Upon Will Wreck Written]
It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt. E. O. Wilson
[ Attempt Better Billion Bring Century Coming Entirely Environment Facing How Humanity Key Life More Obvious Problem Quality Without Wrecking]
Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet. I'm always in Africa... And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere. Harry Belafonte
[ Africa Always American Everywhere Foreign Go Made Oppression Our Places Planet Policy See These Walls Wreck Written]
Victoria was just as much in love with me as I was with her. We could not bear to be apart for a single second. We were like two lovers shipwrecked on a desert island. There was no world outside our love. Andy Gibb
[ Apart Bear Could Desert Her Island Just Love Lovers Much Our Outside Second Shipwrecked Single Two Victoria Were World]
When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless. Willa Cather
[ Afraid Always Become Bottomless Drop Even Few Found Had Into Kindness Left Malevolent Moments Place Reason Security Shipwreck Something Their Them Where]
Civilization... wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere. Richard Bach
[ Civilization Planet Stratosphere Wrecks]
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site. Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture
[ Architect Bar Board Drafting Eraser Most Site Tools Useful Wrecking]
Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. John Calvin
[ Allow Even Fear Midst Minds Never Our Overcome Overwhelmed Perish Pilot Reason Sail Seeing Ship Should Steers Us Weariness Which Why Will]
It seems to me that in our lifetime we have passed from the wreck of liberal humanism to the beginning of a new recognition of dogma: isn't it rather tremendous? Ruth Pitter
[ Beginning Dogma Humanism Liberal Lifetime New Our Passed Rather Recognition Seems Tremendous Wreck]
The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap. Ayn Rand
[ Being Course Heap His Leader Lets Man Prescribe Scrap Wreck]
Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety. Ben Hecht
[ Mind Onto Prejudice Raft Safety Shipwrecked Which]
But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be - a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
[ Am Blasted Bolt Cease Entered Exhibit Felt Humanity Intolerable Miserable Myself Others Pitiable Shall Should Soon Soul Spectacle Survive Then Tree Wrecked]
A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy. Walter Scott
[ Compass Faithful Nail Near Placed Rusty Sway Truth Will Wreck]
As a part owner, I'm going to be not only an admirer... but a nervous wreck. Roger Staubach
[ Admirer Going Nervous Only Owner Part Wreck]
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others. Virginia Woolf
[ Beyond Literature Men Minded Opinions Others Reason Strewn Wreckage]
I was not great behind the counter. I had a week off without asking for it. Another time, we had a cart go up in flames, and we went out on another cart, which we wrecked by running it into the cart that was on fire. Mike Weir
[ Another Asking Behind Cart Counter Fire Flames Go Great Had Into Off Out Running Time Up Week Went Which Without Wrecked]
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time. Francis Bacon
[ Casually Escaped History Remnants Shipwreck Some Time Which]
My table seats eight, so that's my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn't get wrecked that way. Paul Lynde
[ Besides Conversation Eight Generate Get Good Guests Having House Maximum Number Only Seats Small Table Way Whole Wrecked Your]
I'm just going to crumble like a wreck. I'll go home, become an alcoholic and maybe! jump of a bridge. Gordon Strachan
[ Alcoholic Become Bridge Crumble Go Going Home Jump Just Maybe Wreck]
I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours. Kurt Vonnegut
[ Gives Ours Planet Poor Really Right Us Wonder Wreck]
The channel is known only to the natives; so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck. Thomas More
[ Any Bay Channel Danger Enter Great Into Known Natives Only Pilots Run Shipwreck Should Stranger Their Without Would]
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck. Immanuel Kant
[ Dark Lighthouse Many Metaphysics Ocean Philosophic Shores Strewn Without Wreck]
But I will say that the drugs are much more ferocious then they used to be. There are people wrecking their lives with addiction, which seems much more severe. Armistead Maupin
[ Addiction Ferocious Lives More Much Say Seems Severe Their Then Used Which Will Wrecking]
Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn, but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run. Bliss Carman
[ Any Destroy Him Indifference Kind Life Long Man May Run Turn Will Wreck]
This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven. Thomas More
[ Became Brain Driven Gave Glimpse Heaven Random Reason Way Without Wreck Wretched]
I recorded a song called, I Fall to Pieces, and I was in a car wreck. Now I'm worried because I have a brand-new record, and it's called Crazy! Patsy Cline
[ Because Brand-New Called Car Crazy Fall Now Pieces Record Recorded Song Worried Wreck]
Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data. In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings, wreck their credit and cause financial ruin. Melissa Bean
[ Account Bank Card Cause Credit Data Financial Hands Just Life Numbers Out Ruin Savings Security Social Someone Their Wipe Wreck Wrong]
The roads of life are strewn with the wreckage of run-down and half-finished loves. Ralph W. Sockman
[ Life Loves Roads Strewn Wreckage]
After we wrote The Wreckoning, our record label did listen. Taryn Manning
[ After Did Label Listen Our Record Wrote]
We taped all this and then got it transcribed and picked the best lines or ideas or ways to take a scene. I've done that many times, and it can improve the script but also wreck a perfectly good scene. John Schlesinger
[ Also Best Done Good Got Ideas Improve Lines Many Perfectly Picked Scene Script Take Taped Then Times Ways Wreck]