Top 33 Chalk Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Chalk Quotes from famous people such as John Burroughs, Heywood Broun, John Quelch, Ryan Bader, Sabine Baring-Gould, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

England is not a country of granite and marble, but of

England is not a country of granite and marble, but of chalk, marl, and clay.
John Burroughs
I have always held to the theory that too much chalk may be just as bad for a novel as for a knee joint.
Heywood Broun
The only thing you need to set up a business school is a warm body and a piece of chalk.
John Quelch
I’ve been through enough competition in amateur wrestling my whole life to know that sometimes you have off nights and you don’t perform and chalk it up to that and move on.
Ryan Bader
Incontestably, the great centres of population in the primeval ages were the chalklands, and next to them those of limestone. The chalk first, for it furnished man with flints, and the limestone next when he had learned to barter.
Sabine Baring-Gould
On the clothes front, I have a designer who sits with the director for each film to chalk out a look for me based on the script.
Mahesh Babu
Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine.
Stanley Baldwin
Beatrice loves her glamorous dresses and her hair being curly or big – like Mummy’s – and I hate volume. I like my hair to be sort of flat. I like just throwing on a pair of jeans and generally being more understated. She is more ‘Let’s do the glamour.’ We’re chalk and cheese.
Princess Eugenie of York
Anyone who generates opinion for a living is going to get plenty of feedback, positive or negative. Some people indeed don’t like the fact that I’m a woman with strong opinions. And if they disagree with me, they are quick to point out what my gender is. I chalk it up to being the nature of people.
Jemele Hill
Touring with Yes was generally great fun, and I got on well with the rest of the guys, but we were like chalk and cheese in many respects. I was unique in the band as a card-carrying Conservative.
Rick Wakeman
On slower days, when I was only needed for coverage or reaction shots, the set of ‘The Newsroom’ was better than therapy. Chris Chalk and I would debate life’s dilemmas… until Sam Waterston would chime in and set us both straight.
Adina Porter
Usually, I chalk Democratic dreams of a blue Texas to the same sort of thinking that brought us the inevitability of the coalition of the ascendant and 100% certainty that Donald Trump was going to lose.
Krystal Ball
The problem is that television executives have got it into their heads that if one presenter on a show is a blonde-haired, blue-eyed heterosexual boy, the other must be a either black gay or a lesbian. Chalk and cheese, they reckon, works.
Jeremy Clarkson
Me and my friend Ioan Gruffudd are like chalk and cheese when it comes to clothes. He lives for his clothes and has an amazing wardrobe. If we’re going out I’ll turn up at his house and say, ‘I haven’t got anything to wear,’ and he’ll tut and sigh and then lend me something swanky.
Matthew Rhys
I was a senior in high school, and my mom saw on the news at work that they were having an open call in New York, and she thought it’s for a musical, and maybe we should go and just sort of chalk it up to a new experience… And so, we did. We went.
Meghann Fahy
I chalk up the fact that I got diabetes to my body saying, ‘Dude, you have been doing wrong for way too long!’
Randy Jackson
Give your employees a shot at showing the company a new way, and provide the room for them to chalk up a few small victories. Once they’ve proved that their idea can work on a limited basis, they can begin to scale it up.
Jason Fried
I switched between professions that are like chalk and cheese.
Ritika Singh
For me, graffiti means making marks on surfaces using just about anything, be it markers, spray, paint, chalk, lipstick, varnish, ink. Or it can be the result of scratches and incisions. The aim is to maintain the energy created by disturbance or excitement in the street.
Barry McGee
The British have a unique relationship with horses. They are etched into our landscape in chalk, they have been written about, painted, sung about, celebrated and gambled upon for centuries.
Clare Balding
Denzel had made it apparent that he wanted me to bring my own interpretation of ‘Cory’. I was definitely aware of Courtney B. Vance’s performance in the original production, as well as that of Chris Chalk, who performed the role onstage with my cast back in 2010.
Jovan Adepo
All the American women had purple noses and gray lips and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder. I recognized that the United States could be my life’s work.
Helena Rubinstein
Deliverance is about what I went through the first time. And I chalk it up as a learning experience.
Bubba Sparxxx
Sikh is a 500 year old community and they have been living in U.S. for the past 114 years. Yet the Sikhs were mistaken to be Arabs in the post 9/11 scenario and beaten up. Doesn’t this sound bizarre? I mean Sikhs and Arabs are as different as chalk and cheese.
Puneet Issar
Girls in scripts are often pretty but brainless, or geeky and no one likes them, so it’s great to find richer roles. Chalk and cheese aspects of people are very interesting to play.
Jessica Brown Findlay
When I hear things like ‘unpatriotic,’ I just chalk it up to a lot of political rhetoric.
Heather Bresch
Want to know the best thing about being a professor? Colored chalk.
Donald Sadoway
I remember my first day of chemo as if it were yesterday, hanging up my favorite summer dress like an athlete retiring a jersey. Within a few weeks, my waist had shrunk to a double zero – the size it was when I was in the sixth grade. My cheek bones jutting out. Rings under my eyes. Skin the color of chalk.
Suleika Jaouad
I’m not a gun nut, but go out on my porch. Look around – what’s there? Zero, nothing. If I had a problem out here, well, the police would arrive just in time to draw the chalk outline on my floor.
Art Bell
Alexandre Antoine Davy de la Pailleterie – father of the future Alex Dumas – was born on February 26, 1714, in the Norman province of Caux, a region of rolling dairy farms that hung above great chalk cliffs on the northwest coast of France.
Tom Reiss
I was never a good-looking bloke. Not by a long chalk.
Rod Stewart
But I listen to live recordings of things that I did ba

But I listen to live recordings of things that I did back in the ’70s and then how I’ve done things since. And there’s no doubt about it: if I compare the two, it’s like chalk and cheese.
Rick Wakeman
I don’t chalk out my career thinking that I want to first do serious drama, then a comedy or an action. I take the best of what’s available and only if it interests me.
Kunal Khemu