Words matter. These are the best Wrapped Quotes from famous people such as Brian Kernighan, Gus Dapperton, Saint Augustine, Aasif Mandvi, Kurt Sutter, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I seem to get totally wrapped up in teaching and working with students during the school year. During the summer, I try to spend time in the real world, writing code for therapy and perhaps for some useful purpose.
When I first started making music, I was pretty drawn to hip-hop beats wrapped together with super-good lyrics. The most important thing in that is wordplay, so that stayed with me when I started writing songs.
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
I’m a little bit like a turducken: I’m sort of like an Indian person, wrapped in a British person, wrapped in an American kind of thing.
The trap in Hamlet is he’s the most passive of Shakespeare’s characters. He’s not a Richard III, not out there taking a lot of action. It’s a lot of asides and soliloquies where he’s wrapped in angst, and that’s not a very interesting character.
Nothing about ‘Brotherhood’ is ever wrapped up in a nice package.
I think you get so wrapped up in the book you’re currently writing, it’s hard to think about anything else. But I know as soon as I’m done with this book, I’ll move on to something else.
Nobody’s life is wrapped up neatly in a bow.
While they might have got a bit fancier over the years, I still relish a good packed lunch if I am on the road, with that mounting excitement for a particular goodie I’ve wrapped up for the trip and the challenge of holding out for as long as I can before I cave.
I don’t discriminate when it comes to dumplings. Give me a generous plate of pretty much anything wrapped in a starchy, doughy casing and I will dive in with pleasure. But one star in the dumpling universe shines brighter than the others: the humble pierogi.
At times during hockey, I know myself, you get so wrapped up in it, you squeeze your stick a little too much, all those things, or you’re too focused.
Nobody can deliver a line better than Jadakiss. That’s where I learned my technique. He can deliver punchlines so perfectly wrapped up for you to enjoy. If I had a different favorite rapper, I wouldn’t be able to make some of the music I do.
I enjoy a good cliffhanger. As a reader, I relish that nervous feeling you get when you’re engrossed in a story, but in the back of your mind you’re aware that there aren’t that many pages left. How will it end? Everything can’t be wrapped up! This can’t end! Then it does, and your heart seems to stop.
Its a strange thing because the West is rooted in a very harsh reality of hard living and scratching out a life for yourself, but its also wrapped in this mythos. There are of these tall tales and crazy stories about the West that you hear and can never really be sure of whats true and whats not.
I’m stoked because no one’s really even seen Bo yet. It took me half the season to get used to not having a guitar wrapped around my neck. So I’m anxious for the fans to see what Bo’s really about.
I don’t get wrapped up in technique and the like.
I like the fact that in the theatre nothing is ever finished because you’re going to do it all over again tomorrow, whereas in telly once it’s wrapped and in the can, that’s it.
I try not to let myself get too wrapped up in the image of whatever my books have become in the outside world.
To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested, that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.
I’m a laid-back guy, but my brain is always wrapped up in music.
When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped, I thought John Ford was a walking god.
In the past, even I have done shows that have wrapped up in three months.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
The television business is based on managed dissatisfaction. You’re watching a great television show you’re really wrapped up in? You might get 50 minutes of watching a week and then 18,000 minutes of waiting until the next episode comes along.
I sort of fell in love with the idea that we all love things that we’re not supposed to, and that, often, that love is also ‘tainted.’ I wrapped it in sort of a graphic novel theme, and out of that came ‘Tainted Love.’
I don’t get wrapped up in catches and fantasy football. It’s not the way I view the tight end position.
Here in Bengal the production has to work under more pressing schedules partly caused by monetary reasons as the shooting has to be wrapped up within a limited number of days to prevent cost overrun and hence there is not much scope to rethink and alter.
I left ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and jumped right onto an episode of ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ the TV show. I wrapped, and the next day I was on set shooting ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’
When I get on the World Cup tour, I’m kind of disconnected from the world. I just kind of get wrapped up in my world and wrapped up in trying to ski fast every day, and I forget about everything else.
‘Ali’ is the story of a lower middle-class golfer who becomes a champion. I find the game very interesting and would like to continue playing it regularly after the movie is wrapped up.
While most episodes have a beginning, middle, and an ending, finales on ‘Game of Thrones’ are just one ending after another after another, as each of the storylines needs to wrapped up or at least attended to in some way.
The older I get, the more I feel that’s all we are: a big bunch of feelings and instincts all wrapped up in some brief encounter with intellect.
I sang ‘American Pie’ a lot in my stage set. It had a knack of uniting an audience in a sing-along. It’s a clever song about American history but wrapped in a fantastic tune.
A trap in dealing with difficult people is getting wrapped up in their personality. When we can stay objective and remove ourselves from other people’s roller-coaster psychology, we have a much better chance of moving through the situation positively.
I didn’t just show up as a walk-on back in 1989. I’ve done this my whole life, and I’d tell any young trainer to start in quarter horses because you have to do everything. I broke them, rode them, wrapped them and slept with them since I was a boy.
Plastic straws might be everything terrible about American consumerism, individually wrapped. But paper straws put the lie to the belief that we can consume our way out of the problems created by consumerism.
If you had a Ministry box set under your Christmas tree, wrapped in paper, ‘From Beer to Eternity’ is the bow that goes around the present, you know what I mean?
I was always wrapped around music being a tradition, a skill.
Metro was really a star-builder, no doubt about that. You were wrapped in cotton wool.
I have been an actor for most of my life. When I started out, I didn’t think about anything except what was good for me. Like many movie stars, I became all wrapped up in myself.
If I get to wrapped up in how I have to be, or what I have to do, things gradually get worse and worse.
People are far too wrapped up in their own lives to care about what’s happening to other people. Even if it is a moment’s hot gossip, it’s only that – a moment.
It’s always hard for me to put the pieces together when listening to a finished album that I was a part of writing and playing. There are so many memories wrapped up in each note and each song that it’s hard not to constantly flash back to what made that musical event happen while listening.
Six-year-olds are very wrapped up in their own lives, and that’s the way it should be.
I always have snack-y foods with me, like nuts and individually wrapped prunes. I don’t like getting hungry. When you’re hungry, you’ll look for foods, and it’s never salad; it’s always muffins!
I see so many people get so wrapped up in wanting to get a bigger SUV or a bigger house. But then I think, ‘My God, I could have been born a woman in the Congo.’
When I’m filming, I try to get a facial two weeks before I start shooting and then again once I’ve wrapped. On set they tend to use a lot of make-up, so I like to prepare my skin right before, and then unclog all my pores right after.
My best thing I grill is a bacon wrapped filet with garlic butter. That’s my go-to. My wife likes it. I like it. It’s easy.
For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed.
To be honest, I never really wrapped my mind around winning.
Sridevi was a great actor, but what did she do for the country that her body was wrapped in the tricolour?
Gravity Falls’ is a riddle wrapped in an enigma tucked in a mystery deep-fried in a conundrum slathered in hickory-smoked puzzle sauce.
I think I’ve been wishing for celebrity for so long that I’ve got used to being someone who’s petitioning the establishment for acceptance… my whole schtick, my whole identity, is so wrapped up in being a petitioner that I don’t really know how to react now that petition has been granted.
What does it mean to a person whose identity is very wrapped up in the music she makes, if her worth is measured by how many records she sells?
It’s easy to blame technology for what we perceive to be a vast disconnect between people. We’re so wrapped up in social media, texting, online dating – in many ways, we’re addicted to our devices.
Success is not something I’ve wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that’s true, big-time success. If not, it’s much ado about nothing.
Our welfare and health services must work for everyone. That means ensuring that all the help and support is wrapped around the person when they need them, not trying to make the person fit the system.
We had to pose with towels wrapped around us, holding rubber rings, that sort of thing. The turning point came when a photographer asked us to get on a fur rug and crawl like cats. We said no, because it was sexist and disrespectful.
With approximately 75 per cent of our rubbish generated by packaging, a few simple steps – buying loose fruit and veg, choosing products with recyclable packaging, and avoiding individually wrapped portions – can have a big impact.
There’s something about seeing somebody who thinks they’re great and is so wrapped up in their moves, voice, and performance that makes it so wonderfully charming that you can’t take your eyes off. That’s why we all remember William Hung from those first years of ‘American Idol. It’s the William Hung effect.
When I was living an almost mechanical lifestyle as an idol, I was constantly wrapped up in thoughts about who I was. That’s when I entered a phase in which I was trying to discover myself. Because I was able to get past that difficult phase, I now realize how important it is to protect myself and my identity.
Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
I’m so wrapped up in my work that it’s often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
I’m a Sikh; it’s part of my religious tradition to never cut my hair and keep it wrapped in a turban.
It’s not so uncommon for me to get so wrapped up in a song that I cry several times when I sing them. That’s the difference between my music and some of the other folks.
If some of our works are symphonies, then wrapped walkways was chamber music.
All I did was pray to God, every day. In prison camp, the main prayer was, ‘Get me home alive, God, and I’ll seek you and serve you.’ I came home, got wrapped up in the celebration, and forgot about the hundreds of promises I’d made to God.
I tend to think of Pluto and its moons as presents sitting under a Christmas tree. They’re wrapped, and from Earth all we can do is look at the boxes to see whether they’re light or heavy, to see if something maybe jiggles a bit inside. We’re seeing intriguing things, but we really don’t know what’s in there.
I feel like too many guys get wrapped up in this image that a quarterback is supposed to have, and I’ve never bought into that.
He wrapped himself in quotations – as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
Biggie and Big Pun were the best storytellers of the ’90s. I would get wrapped up in the narrative of what they were talking about.
There’s not a platinum record hanging in my house anywhere. It doesn’t exist here. I’m over it. They’re all in the garage, wrapped up in bubblewrap.
As a teenager, you are still entirely wrapped up in yourself.
I starved and slept on park benches. I wrapped myself in the pages of my manuscript to keep warm. For two and a half years I took odd jobs; nothing was going to deter me.
I wrapped a movie called ‘Zombieland,’ in which I was constantly under assault by zombies, then flew to New York, still very much in character. With my daughter at the airport I was startled by a paparazzo, who I quite understandably mistook for a zombie.
I try to keep myself in what I’m doing and focused on character stuff, as opposed to getting wrapped up in worrying or being nervous. It won’t benefit me, in any way, to focus on that.
I was never the class clown or put on shows at home. I never thought of acting as something I could do with my life. When I was a kid, I used to run around wrapped in toilet paper so I could be the Mummy. But that wasn’t a sign that I was dreaming of being an actor. I was just an odd child.
My thing is every generation of Americans has to answer what we call the ‘Superman Question.’ Superman comes, lands in America. He’s illegal. He’s one of these kids. He’s wrapped up in a red bullfighter’s cape. And you’ve got to decide what we’re gonna do with Superman.
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
My brother Shane and I used to spar with each other in the kitchen. We didn’t have gloves, so we wrapped tea towels around our hands.
As an actor, you’re always worried about getting stuck on a show that’s not good because working actors need the paycheck. So being cast on a regular procedural, where everything gets wrapped up by the end of the episode, was always a fear of mine because that doesn’t really test you as an actor.
There’s a lot of ambiguity in life, and so often, our art is very neatly wrapped up at the end, when our lives never feel that way.
You can get wrapped up in that megamerger mentality.
People give one another things that can’t be gift wrapped.
Natto, Japanese ferment bean paste, will never cross my lips again. Spam Musubi, on the other hand, is something I love. I used to have a roommate of Vietnamese descent, and he would eat it all the time. It looked gross, but I finally had it – wrapped in seaweed and rice – it was terrific.
I started shooting ‘The Defenders’ two days after I wrapped’ Friday Night Lights.’ I was doing research for ‘The Defenders’ throughout – interviewing lawyers and sitting in courtrooms just to watch – but there’s something fun about throwing yourself in the water and learning by doing.
I’m kind of like a bit of everything wrapped into one.
Few Indians only had breech cloths, most being wrapped in buffalo robes, otherwise quite naked.
My daughter couldn’t wake me up, so they called 911. They rushed me to the hospital. They drilled a hole in my head and wrapped a coil around my brain. I was unconscious for a week, and I was in rehab for two months – couldn’t walk, couldn’t talk. Now I’ve relearned everything. I’m so happy.
I’ve been approached for views about doing a book, but I never wrapped my head around it in terms of, where does it end? I suppose, after being inducted into the Hall of Fame, that gave me a second thought.
All the laws and legislation in the world will never heal this world like the loving hearts and arms of mothers and fathers. If every child could drift to sleep feeling wrapped in the love of their family – and God’s love – this world would be a far more gentle and better place.
I think sometimes we get wrapped up in awards… ultimately, it’s just a moment in time, and it passes.
Texas is so wrapped up in myth and legend, it’s hard to know what the state and its people are really about. Real Texans, raised on these myths and legends, sometimes become legends themselves.
We all get wrapped up in the cool thing of the moment, but I think it’s more important to stick to what works for you.
I don’t get wrapped up in the politics of going down to win a penalty or getting an opponent sent off.
As for radio and movies, I like the movies better, although the work is much harder. The cinema has microphone technique, staging, and glamour all wrapped up into one.
If you want to give a tangible present, but you know the recipient wants cash, give a little bit of both. This strategy is helpful for occasions that involve a public opening of presents, like a bridal or baby shower. You can give something that can be wrapped and opened, along with a card containing a check.
One time, I had a guy, when I was performing at Caesar’s Palace, and during the course of the show, I offered him an anniversary gift for him and his wife, and it was her watch wrapped in a little package.
A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
After I wrapped ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ I traveled by myself for ten weeks. I started in Jordan and finished in Mali, in Timbuktu.
Once I wrapped ‘Insurgent’, I went to Boston and shot a film called ‘The Finest Hours.’ It’s based on a real story in 1952 about a Coast Guard mission to rescue these sinking ships that are caught in a blizzard.
When I am down, there is nothing like a bowl of hot popcorn; popcorn means great movies and reading fantasy books wrapped up in a soft blanket to me.
I grew up in Mississippi, and there’s no fashion game there. Even in ‘Bling Ring,’ I had to learn a lot about fashion – you know, the differences between lapels – and it wasn’t until we’d wrapped that I really started getting into it.
I remember the ’70s constantly being winter in Manchester and the Irish community in Manchester closing ranks because of the IRA bombings in Birmingham and Manchester, and you know the bin-workers’ strike, all wrapped up in it… They were violent times. Violence at home and violence at football matches.
Being in the industry, I’ve seen many situations where someone will get the call from the network where they say ‘You guys have 5 episodes to wrap it up.’ Then all your long-term story arcs gotta get wrapped up in five episodes because that’s how many episodes you got left. I would hate to see that happen to ‘Castle’.
I think that some people get wrapped up in their own egos. They need to see certain album sales and certain monuments.
I think what I came from and what I saw molded me into a certain person. Nothing was ever wrapped or a silver spoon, so I don’t think I would know how to live and I don’t think I’d want to live if it wasn’t a grind.
Thats all I ever wanted from my mum. To be held tight in a protective cuddle. To get out of the bath and be wrapped up in a towel, in her arms.
Women want fair taxes, a growing economy, affordable health care, secure borders, and the defeat of ISIS. They don’t need the solutions to be wrapped in pink. They just want problems solved.
People think they’re getting objective information, but they’re not. They’re getting news wrapped up in opinion.
I learned early in my career, where you get so wrapped up and so excited, that all of a sudden you don’t think. So I worked very hard to keep myself suppressed. And that’s one of the reasons I wasn’t gregarious with the gallery.
I bagged the film ‘Firangi’ after ‘Baazigar’ wrapped up.
My entire career writing novels was wrapped up around Harry Bosch. This character was too important to me to just hand off.
Weddings happen once. That’s the point. They’re a bluster of confetti and hope all wrapped up in sticky wedding cake and four-year-old girls in big dresses with massive bows.
When I first started to learn to run the ropes, that was really painful for me: it’s just cable wire wrapped in tape. It bruised my ribs so bad, it hurt to be hugged; it hurt to lay down.
Before I went into comedy I was a loner, very much wrapped up in my own thoughts. But I always liked myself and the way I thought.
I’m very good in math, and I’m a logical thinker. I don’t get wrapped up in things or even wrapped up in myself.
With ‘Honeymoon,’ it was so intimate, and we literally shot it in something like 20, 24 days. Everything was very rapid and very fast, and so all of us submerged into the deep end and only really came up for air once we had wrapped.
I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said ‘Happy Birthday’ on it. I didn’t want to waste it so I just wrote ‘Jesus’ on it.
We all have our baggage, and I think the trick is not resisting it but accepting it, understanding that the worst experience has a valuable gift wrapped inside if you’re willing to receive it.
I consider myself lucky that Sheila Johnson, the cofounder of Black Entertainment Television, didn’t choose to rest on her very impressive business laurels. Her luscious 100 percent modal scarves, printed with photos she takes all over the world, are gorgeous. Wearing one is like being wrapped in a hug.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the season-to-season business, but to have real longevity in this field, you’ve got to always maintain your point of view and what makes your brand unique. Your business is always going to have ups and downs, but there needs to be a certain consistency.
As much as I love a smart kid who can spell nicely, I love a giggling kid wrapped in loo roll pretending to be a mummy even more.
Like the tangled veins of cypress roots that meander this way and that in the swamp, everything in New Orleans is interrelated, wrapped around itself in ways that aren’t always obvious.
I’m a big believer in ‘Trojan horses’ – There are certain themes that are more palatable when wrapped in something fun or distracting.
I used to do Facebook but you get a little too wrapped up in that stuff. Its more distracting than anything so I don’t any more. I left it behind. I detoxed!
Most mustaches lie waiting for some Clark Gable or Tom Selleck to fix them in the mind. The greatest are identified with a single man, a bad man, usually, who so wrapped his identity with a particular configuration of facial hair that the two became inseparable.
Everything worthwhile, everything of any value, has its price. Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties.
As a child, I didn’t even realize I was Chinese. I was Singaporean, but my identity was wrapped up in the culture I was experiencing every day.
My working life has always been wrapped up in doing my job to the best of my abilities and doing the best for my family. It is not a contest between the two.
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap – people shouldn’t read that stuff.
When I wrapped ‘Falling Skies,’ I took a trip to the Caribbean to visit my grandma, which is great. I was out there for two weeks in Grenada. Then after that, I went to Poland for two and a half weeks to go watch some of the European soccer championships.
Much like the Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street’s message has gotten wrapped up in stereotypes. The Tea Party was weighed down by the birther movement, and Occupy Wall Street has gotten looped in with hippie culture.
By the time ‘Dumbo’s Circus’ wrapped production of its 120 episodes, I had an agent, and I had scored my first feature film gig.
I think that my peers deserve more than products to buy wrapped up in advertising. We need ideas to share and causes to believe in – opportunities to lead and teach.
The very first plan I wrote for MySpace was that it would be a portal, but a portal wrapped around your user profile.
Your identity is not wrapped up in how right you get it or how perfect you can posture yourself. But, your identity is wrapped up in the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ.
It’s pretty easy to tell who’s garbage and who’s not right away, and most people suck, to be honest, or they’re just really wrapped up in what’s going on with themselves.
They drilled a hole in my head and wrapped a coil around my brain so it wouldn’t bleed anymore.
If it involved giants on any level, as a kid I was really wrapped up in that.