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Paul O’Grady – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Paul O’Grady

 

I don’t live with people, that’s why my relationships last. I’m not romantic. Even when I was a teenager if somebody asked if they could hold my hand I’d say, – no, it’s not heavy, I can hold it myself, thank you’.

– Paul O’Grady


I enjoyed school – although I ran away on the first day. I’d reminded the teacher that it was nearly time for ‘Watch With Mother’ on TV.

– Paul O’Grady


My primary school teacher once poured a bottle of curdled school milk forcefully down my throat. Then I threw it up all over her suede shoes. I’d rather have drunk from the spittoon in Barney’s barber shop.

– Paul O’Grady



Pia Toscano – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Pia Toscano

 

I truly don’t know why the boys are getting all the votes – it could be because they are really amazing, and that’s all there is to it. They’re really, really good and every single boy deserves to be in the competition right now, and so do the two girls.

– Pia Toscano


I’m definitely doing better. I never realized that I would get the support that I’ve gotten from everybody – from my fans, to people that I’ve idolized my whole life. So it’s overwhelming, it’s amazing and I believe that everything happens for a reason so I’m in a really good place right now.

– Pia Toscano


When I first found out that I was an Idol finalist, I cried tears of happiness. I was just so happy, and my family was there and the fact that got to see that moment and share that moment with me was just everything to me.

– Pia Toscano



Paul Merton – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Paul Merton

 

When I turned about 12 or 13, I realised that being funny wasn’t about remembering jokes. It was about creating them.

– Paul Merton


I looked at longevity in show business when I was about 13, and the people who seemed to have longevity were the ones who’d spent quite a bit of time learning about what they were doing before they made it.

– Paul Merton


When I wake up on a Monday morning and I realise I don’t have to go and work at the civil service, I really think I’ve won.

– Paul Merton



Paul Sweeney – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Paul Sweeney

 

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

– Paul Sweeney


True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

– Paul Sweeney


How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

– Paul Sweeney


How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?

– Paul Sweeney



Peter Tosh – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Peter Tosh

 

In the beginning there was the word. The word was Jah. The word is in I, Jah is in I. I make what is good, better, and what is better, best. I follow this in every aspect of life.

– Peter Tosh


To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death.

– Peter Tosh


And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, ‘love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.

– Peter Tosh


I travel the garden of music, thru inspiration. It’s a large, very large garden, seen?

– Peter Tosh



Petra Nemcova – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Petra Nemcova

 

There are lots of things which I would love to tell him, but in some way, I also feel that I lost the person closest to me. And I got a second chance to live. So in a way I feel that I live for both of us… and I will do my best.

– Petra Nemcova


I grew up under Communism so we could only learn Russian, and then when Communism fell in 1989 we could learn a few more things and have the freedom to travel and the freedom of speech – and the freedom of dreaming, really.

– Petra Nemcova


I was so afraid to even read a paper in front of my classmates. It is very funny because at that point my teachers would never have believed that I could speak in front of an audience of over 2,000 people.

– Petra Nemcova


We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.

– Petra Nemcova


So, we have choice, and sometimes it seems very hard, but the best way to heal physically or emotionally is to keep positive.

– Petra Nemcova


I used to work all the time, and now if there is a wedding, there’s a concert, I’m there.

– Petra Nemcova



Paddy Chayefsky – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Paddy Chayefsky

 

Artists don’t talk about art. Artists talk about work. If I have anything to say to young writers, it’s stop thinking of writing as art. Think of it as work.

– Paddy Chayefsky


It’s always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it’s always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades.

– Paddy Chayefsky


Television is democracy at its ugliest.

– Paddy Chayefsky



Patsy Cline – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Patsy Cline

 

Boys, they can’t take my refrigerator now. They’ll never get my car now. I paid cash for ’em and they’re mine, and I’m keepin’ ’em!

– Patsy Cline


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


I’m not gonna ride home in the car. I’ll wait for Randy. I think I’ll get home quicker.

– Patsy Cline


I would never have gone anywhere if it hadn’t been for Mother’s faith and support.

– Patsy Cline


If I made a list of the people I admire, Mom would probably fill up half of it. She could do anything and everything.

– Patsy Cline



Penelope Keith – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Penelope Keith

 

In this great age of communication, there a lot of people you can’t actually understand. I know everyone tweets, and twits and texts and all that, but actually we’ve all got voices, and it is awfully nice to hear them and if you can understand what people are saying.

– Penelope Keith


I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.

– Penelope Keith


I think it is very sad that ‘sitcom’ has become a pejorative term.

– Penelope Keith



Prince – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Prince

 

Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can’t be good for you.

– Prince


Music is music, ultimately. If it makes you feel good, cool.

– Prince


Too much freedom can lead to the soul’s decay.

– Prince


Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.

– Prince


What’s missing from pop music is danger.

– Prince


Most people don’t want to talk about politics and religion. They say, ‘Let’s talk about something else.’

– Prince


It’s fun being in Islamic countries, to know there’s only one religion. There’s order. You wear a burqa. There’s no choice. People are happy with that.

– Prince



Patrick Duffy – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Patrick Duffy

 

I feel that marrying younger and being quite a young dad helped me with the stability of my career.

– Patrick Duffy


I worked with my dad for 15 years. I apprenticed under him and decided I wanted to become an architect. So I went to college for it and then the acting bug got me.

– Patrick Duffy


I’m an inherently happy person. It comes from the inside, which means you can achieve happiness under any circumstance.

– Patrick Duffy


I get up at sunrise. I’m a Buddhist, so I chant in the morning. My wife and I sit and have coffee together, but then it’s list-making time. I have carpentry projects. We have roads we keep in repair. It’s not back-breaking, but it’s certainly aerobic and mildly strenuous.

– Patrick Duffy



Patrick Wilson – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Patrick Wilson

 

There are a lot of Christian fundamentalists there are a lot of Muslim extremists. Every religion – Mormonism – has something way on the side that’s completely using the religion as some weird backbone for their twisted faith. It has nothing to do with their religion.

– Patrick Wilson


The way you deal with a scare is the way you deal with a laugh. The timing has to be perfect. When you’re dealing with fear or laughter – emotions that happen spontaneously – you hope it’s working. But in the moment, you really have no idea.

– Patrick Wilson


With actors like Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and Harrison Ford, what made them such icons is that even in dramatic movies, their characters had a sense of humor.

– Patrick Wilson


I try to shave at night so my skin has a chance to settle by the early morning call-time.

– Patrick Wilson


I love making movies, but there’s nothing like being in front of an audience.

– Patrick Wilson


If you look back on the breakups that you’ve had, whether it’s a long relationship or a one-night stand, it’s always awkward.

– Patrick Wilson


I am fascinated with religion or things that people believe in and question that. I think it’s interesting.

– Patrick Wilson



Peter Tork – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Peter Tork

 

I never listen to music in the house, I listen to music in the car.

– Peter Tork


The four of us couldn’t have made a record with the time left over when we were shooting the show. We were on stage from 7.30 in the morning ’til 7 at night. Later on, when there was a break from filming, and we were sick of doing it the old way.

– Peter Tork


Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins.

– Peter Tork


Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it’s too late to become a musician afterwards.

– Peter Tork



Peter Ueberroth – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Peter Ueberroth

 

Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on.

– Peter Ueberroth


Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.

– Peter Ueberroth


The integrity of the game is everything.

– Peter Ueberroth



Patricia Highsmith – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Patricia Highsmith

 

I have Graham Greene’s telephone number, but I wouldn’t dream of using it. I don’t seek out writers because we all want to be alone.

– Patricia Highsmith


I only know it takes weeks to recover, as if one had been in a car accident.

– Patricia Highsmith


Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent. He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother.

– Patricia Highsmith


My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people.

– Patricia Highsmith


For neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not.

– Patricia Highsmith



PSY – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by PSY

 

Before ‘Gangnam Style’ I was not a good attitude artist.

– PSY


I’m a bit jealous. Until two days ago someone told me I am the most famous Korean in the world.

– PSY


The world’s most famous and popular language is music.

– PSY



Peter Nivio Zarlenga – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Peter Nivio Zarlenga

 

Beauty is being in harmony with what you are.

– Peter Nivio Zarlenga


Action conquers fear.

– Peter Nivio Zarlenga


I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel.

– Peter Nivio Zarlenga



Preston Manning – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Preston Manning

 

There are more effective ways of tackling environmental problems including global warming, proliferation of plastics, urban sprawl, and the loss of biodiversity than by treaties, top-down regulations, and other approaches offered by big governments and their dependents.

– Preston Manning


Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics.

– Preston Manning


When political and business leaders tell the public – any public – ‘We don’t trust you to make the right decision’ – they prejudice that electorate against the very proposals they want it to accept and undermine public confidence in themselves.

– Preston Manning



Pierre Dukan – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Pierre Dukan

 

Mine is the least fat diet in the world.

– Pierre Dukan


When followed correctly, the Dukan Diet is both a safe and effective method of weight loss.

– Pierre Dukan


I’ve never seen an obese person who has said, ‘I am well in my mind.’ Happiness stops food being a compensation.

– Pierre Dukan


It’s been proven that fitting more activity into your day can greatly improve your health.

– Pierre Dukan


I go jogging for 25 minutes every morning, even if I’m away from home.

– Pierre Dukan



Peter King – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Peter King

 

We can’t gather the intelligence we need to foil future attacks, if we are blindly granting terrorists the right to remain silent. But for some reason, we’ve already done that – with the terrorist who tried to bring down Flight 253.

– Peter King


And if the imam and the Muslim leadership in that community is so intent on building bridges, then they should voluntarily move the mosque away from ground zero and move it whether it’s uptown or somewhere else, but move it away from that area, the same as the pope directed the Carmelite nuns to move a convent away from Auschwitz.

– Peter King


As far as Iraq, the important thing is that the Taliban is gone in Afghanistan, three-quarters of the al-Qaida leadership is either dead or in jail, and we now have Saudi Arabia working with us, Pakistan working with us.

– Peter King


But 85 percent of the mosques have extremist leadership in this country. Most Muslims, the overwhelming majority of Muslims, are loyal Americans.

– Peter King


The Muslims have, as everyone else says, the right to practice their religion and they have the right to construct a mosque at ground zero if they wish. What I am saying, though, is that they should listen to public opinion, they should listen to the deep wounds and anguish that this is causing to so many good people.

– Peter King