Top 131 Next Thing Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Next Thing Quotes from famous people such as Francisco Costa, Agatha Christie, Harshvardhan Rane, Maren Morris, Marti Noxon, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I cannot live without art: it excites me, it challenges

I cannot live without art: it excites me, it challenges me, and it leads me to the next thing.
Francisco Costa
I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then – I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn’t, luckily, have to bother about that.
Agatha Christie
I was shooting for ‘Maaya’ when I got a call from John Abraham’s office. They told me about the film and asked if I could audition. But since I was shooting, I recorded my audition and sent them the tapes. The next thing I know, I was on board.
Harshvardhan Rane
Don’t forget to celebrate. When I was first coming up, everything was so serious – we were always rushing to get to the next thing – that we didn’t take the time to say, ‘Man, look what we did just now.’
Maren Morris
You can’t ever create defensively. You just have to create the next thing that really speaks to you.
Marti Noxon
When I was younger, I was emulating David Letterman. David Letterman would yell out of his office window with a megaphone, and the next thing I’m doing is standing on the roof of a parking garage with a megaphone.
Tom Green
When I was at Duke, I finally had an avocado – accidentally – on a turkey sandwich. I was hooked. Next thing I know, I couldn’t get enough guacamole.
J. J. Redick
‘Meadowland’ was the reason I got ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ and probably my experience in cinematography helped. Everything was like a stepping stone to the next thing.
Reed Morano
I think it’s important to always stay critical. But rather than dwelling on it and wishing I could change something, it’s important to just take those lessons learned and those new notes and apply them to the next thing.
Taylor Goldsmith
What happens is people go, ‘I want to play the guitar,’ and the first thing they do is hit Google: ‘How can I play this?’ and the next thing you know, you’ve learned all these tricks, but you’ve never learned how to play rhythm guitar with a groove.
Steve Lukather
If you make a film about a pig farmer in Wales and you are a huge hit as the pig farmer’s wife, the next thing is you’ll be asked to do a film about a sheep farmer in Scotland.
Kristin Scott Thomas
A guitar player goes on the road, and he misses his girlfriend for a while, but he manages to get along. A horn player gets out on the road, plays two or three towns, and then he’ll get lonely, and next thing you know, he’s packed up and left. It’s better not to hire him in the first place.
Albert King
Even if what you’re working on doesn’t go anywhere, it will help you with the next thing you’re doing. Make yourself available for something to happen. Give it a shot.
Cormac McCarthy
Men tend to listen in what I call a reductive way, which is to say for a point, for a solution. You know, we like to have a problem and solve it. Bang. Thank you very much. On to the next thing.
Julian Treasure
I was doing a play out in L.A. 20-some-odd years ago called ‘Goose and Tomtom’ by David Rabe, and somebody saw it and the next thing I know I’m doing the table read of the film version of ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ with Al Pacino and Jack Lemmon – one of the great films of our generation.
Richard Schiff
If the next thing I do is not necessarily filling the role of ‘the future of journalism,’ it’ll probably be whatever is making me happiest, and that’s enough for me.
Tavi Gevinson
To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society.
Margaret Oliphant
I’m always hungry for the next thing. I’m never resting on my laurels.
Constance Wu
I think there’s an anxiety in life where we automatically tend to look to the next thing or we’re complaining about the past. Worrying is not going to make it happen or not happen.
Sherilyn Fenn
I have a short attention span. And when I’m in the middle of one thing, I’m then drawn to the next thing.
Ricky Reed
When you work out or you’re doing anything active, it’s more fun as a group. You may lose track of the time, and the next thing you know, you’re working out for two hours because you’re having fun.
LeBron James
Artie said it would be nice if we got married. I said it would be nice, too. The next thing I knew, we were on our way to Las Vegas.
Lana Turner
I met the guys through a friend of a friend, and their former drummer had quit. I wasn’t too familiar with the Chili Peppers before that, so I joined at the end of 88′ and we finished recording Mother’s Milk at the end of 89′, next thing I know I’m in Spin with a sock.
Chad Smith
The Internet is the Wild West of the world, where anybody can throw anything down. Everything can be as relevant as the next thing; it doesn’t matter who posts it. In that environment, the Critics’ Choice is still very important.
James Bay
I married a Florentine. We bought a house, had a family, and after a decade in our little Hollywood nest, we said, ‘Let’s go to Tuscany.’ Tell God you can’t make him laugh, but the next thing I know, my cooking show has become a hit, and they’re asking for more seasons, and they want it to be in the States.
Debi Mazar
With photography, you zero in; you put a lot of energy into short moments, and then you go on to the next thing.
Robert Mapplethorpe
I believe in life that you know that everything prepares you for the next thing – whether it’s a hit, whether it’s not a hit, whether it’s a… your failures are your accomplishments because it makes you prepared for whatever it is that you are going to do next.
Lee Daniels
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
Eleanor Roosevelt
It’s such a cycle. You’ll see a rapper drop a song, and next thing you know, he’s gone.
Swae Lee
I’m not a materialistic person at all, but I always want the next thing; I’ve got a nice toolbox, but I still want another set of spanners.
Guy Martin
When I usually go to my studio to work, I start with something that is going to take two minutes just to put some idea down and the next thing I know, ten hours have gone by and my family is screaming at me because they want me to come up to have dinner with them.
Geddy Lee
Pay attention to them kids, don't let your feelings be

Pay attention to them kids, don’t let your feelings be hurt because they taking your place. They supposed to. But if you wanna stay around with them, you ain’t got to copy ’em. Just get the ones that’s real young, too young to even be copying yet, because you know they gonna be the next thing.
George Clinton
Teaching has made me realize that a lot of my fast playing is the musical equivalent of, ‘Umm… umm… uhh…’ – it’s like when you’re trying to think of the next thing to say that actually has meaning, you fill space. ‘Umm’ has about the same meaning as my fast playing.
Paul Gilbert
Google is my best friend and my worst enemy. It’s fabulous for research, but then it becomes addictive. I’ll have a character eating an orange, and next thing I’m Googling types of oranges, I’m visiting chat rooms about oranges, I’m learning the history of the orange.
Liane Moriarty
One minute you’re nobody and the next thing you’ve got people following you around.
Adrian Lewis
I haven’t got as much money as some folks, but I’ve got as much impudence as any of them, and that’s the next thing to money.
Josh Billings
I don’t think this business encourages you to be present. This is a business that’s always pushing you to think about your next thing.
Tony Hale
I thought I could never write a proper book; I’d never done it before. But I thought I could write a sequence. Then I had a chapter. The next thing I knew I was turning acting down.
Tana French
I get up when I feel like getting up. That’s the deal I’ve made with myself: I can stay in bed as long as my dog’s bladder holds. The other half of that deal is that once the dog is walked, the very next thing I do is write. It’s mechanical. It’s programming, very nearly brainwashing.
Tara Westover
I turned from my wicked ways and embraced Jesus. The next thing I knew, good times had come my way.
Phil Robertson
I was thrilled, because I like the big screen and I could then move on to the next thing. It was the biggest break for me. In a way, though, I wish it had been a TV series because then you are working for five years.
Persis Khambatta
I’m always reading and looking around for the next thing.
Eric Bana
After winning the Oscar, I was committed to do ‘Fried Green Tomatoes,’ but I didn’t know what the next thing would be after that. It was a scary time. But the advantage of TV is the regular work. All you need is a hit series, I guess.
Kathy Bates
The media is convincing people that if you have that ‘next thing,’ that diamond, the right car, then you’d be happier.
Hill Harper
We got word that Mick Jagger heard our first album and liked it. And he wanted us to open for the Stones in Hawaii. That just blew us away. But the next thing I heard was that Stevie Wonder opened for them here in the States and actually got booed at one show. So I was scared to death.
Dusty Hill
I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.
Martin Lawrence
It’s weird what a last name will do. I changed it to ‘Milian,’ and next thing you know, I was working and getting auditions and stuff, and it was crazy.
Christina Milian
I was always on to the next thing. I didn’t celebrate all the little moments in my career that I should have done, I always focused on what was next, how could I do better.
James Haskell
I think I was on this very straightforward escalator – grammar school, high school, college, get a job on Wall Street, kind of everything leads to the next thing. But at what point do you get to step back and say, ‘I’d like to take a broader view of my time on this planet?’
Tom Steyer