Words matter. These are the best Plough Quotes from famous people such as Thomas Huxley, Jean Froissart, George Orwell, Julia Davis, Rohit Shetty, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious… and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals.
I do think, with people in comedy, you can have your time, as it were, and then you don’t realise that it might have gone. I hope it hasn’t for me. I think what I do is, I just… I just try to plough my own furrow, in a way.
Jokes apart, people are constantly asking me, ‘What are you doing for the industry?’ When one makes a blockbuster, you plough back money into the industry. If my film makes 100 crore, I’m not taking the entire sum home! It gets distributed between the exhibitors, distributors, producers and actors.
I plough all my money into my next film, so I never actually have any money. It’s always invisible.
All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don’t have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead.
Theories cannot claim to be indestructible. They are only the plough which the ploughman uses to draw his furrow and which he has every right to discard for another one, of improved design, after the harvest.
Poverty diminishes confidence. So if someone offers you a grain store, even if you really need a plough, you take what is offered to you.
The glacier was God’s great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.