Top 480 Mainly Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Mainly Quotes from famous people such as Nell Scovell, Lamorne Morris, Callie Khouri, Walt Mossberg, Edmund White, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Unfortunately, my system for tracking down funny female

Unfortunately, my system for tracking down funny female writers isn’t methodical. It’s mainly based on word-of-mouth, which can cast a limited net.
Nell Scovell
I’m a big sports fan – mainly basketball.
Lamorne Morris
What I’m mainly interested in is not having women characters that have to be perfect, obviously. That’s something I feel strongly about and have that in every single thing I’ve ever done.
Callie Khouri
If you buy the Chromebook Plus and intend to use it mainly as a Chromebook, I expect you’ll have a good experience. But if you plan to rely heavily on Android apps, you’re basically buying into the start of a journey, replete with odd-looking presentations of familiar apps, bugs and crashes.
Walt Mossberg
While writing ‘City Boy,’ I relied mainly on my own memories. In particular, I was able to describe the effect of gay liberation on an individual life (mine) as events paralleled my own growing self-acceptance; in this case, the political truly was the personal.
Edmund White
On the night of Brexit, while some people were celebrating and others were having wakes, I stayed in and played Beethoven, his quartets mainly, into the small hours of the morning.
Sheila Hancock
I’m based in L.A., mainly. I’m pretty much there a lot of the time doing work.
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Is privacy about government security agents decrypting your e-mail and then kicking down the front door with their jackboots? Or is it about telemarketers interrupting your supper with cold calls? It depends. Mainly, of course, it depends on whether you live in a totalitarian or a free society.
James Gleick
During a Test match I am not a very good sleeper, mainly because I am visualising. Everything is positive. Nothing negative.
Steve Smith
And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them.
F. L. Lucas
I think I look for a muse in women. Someone I can just picture in my mind. Someone who respects herself and others. It isn’t so much the things she says, it’s mainly what she does. That’s what make her all the more beautiful.
JC Chasez
I think of my own work as part of a decades-long conversation about books and reading with people I will mainly never meet.
Michael Dirda
It’s mainly about working hard and proving to people you’re serious about it, and stretching yourself and learning. The mistake a lot of actors make, particularly young ones, is allowing themselves to feel that they’re the finished articles, the bee’s knees, and it’s not true.
Daniel Radcliffe
I am not the archetypal leading man. This is mainly for one reason: as you may have noticed, I have no hair.
Patrick Stewart
People mainly talk about the goals in football, so that’s why people talk a lot about me, but a team is created with everybody’s input.
Mauro Icardi
As a little girl, I aspired to be a doctor not just because my late father was a doctor but because I was mainly intrigued by science.
Sherlyn Chopra
My journey has mainly been driven by empathy towards people who I thought were suffering.
Sonam Wangchuk
My style has changed and evolved mainly because I’ve grown to have more confidence in myself.
Kevin Durant
One of the interesting things about the ‘Decameron’ itself was it was written in the Florentine dialect as opposed to the Latin vernacular – and that was mainly to have it be a piece of literature for the people as supposed to some kind of highfalutin’ canon.
Jeff Baena
I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed… When I was a kid I pitched, played first, outfield and shortstop as well. Now it’s mainly softball with some friends.
Josh Charles
Most women don’t do regular breast self examinations, mainly because they are either intimidated by what they might find, or they’re confused as to how to do the self exam correctly. ‘Liv Aid’ eliminates all of these concerns because it makes breast self exams easy to perform.
Olivia Newton-John
I’ve mainly been sampling jazz because the tone of the chords are expressive in itself, so it’s quite nice to write over. It’s got interpretations of a lot of different genres, too, a lot of dubby-ness and experimental stuff.
King Krule
The old process of social assimilation used to be mainly about English new money – generated in London, the mucky, brassy North or the colonies – buying those houses and restoring them, and doing the three-generation thing, mouldering into the landscape, and the ‘community,’ identifying with the place in a familiar way.
Peter York
We must be out of the protectionist common external tariff, which mainly protects inefficient E.U. industries at the cost to British consumers.
Jacob Rees-Mogg
The language of judicial decision is mainly the language of logic. And the logical method and form flatter that longing for certainty and for repose which is in every human mind. But certainty generally is illusion, and repose is not the destiny of man.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
When I started playing the bass, I became kind of fascinated by it and started investigating various styles of bass playing, and I was really struck with funk music, mainly American funk music – Stanley Clarke, Funkadelic and that kind of stuff. That comes out in a couple of songs like ‘Barbarism Begins at Home.’
Andy Rourke
As a writer, I think I’m mainly interested in contemporary themes, so when I create my own stuff, it’s inherently that. But as an actor, I would like to do lots of different things. I would love to play someone completely different from myself in a costume drama.
Greta Gerwig
But I think mainly, you know, just up in the East Coast, it’s where it all originated. You know, Philadelphia. It goes back to the beginning. So, you know, fans have a lot of history, and they love their teams up here.
Rafael Palmeiro
Visit any bookshop in Europe, and the shelves are filled with English novels and non-fiction books in translation – while British bookshops stock mainly English and American works.
Kate Williams
It was more freeing, mainly because he’s so free anyway. He just is in his performance. So to mimic someone doing a free performance, well, that’s pretty freeing within itself.
Michael Welch
I’m without a doubt a producer first. The lyrics happen towards the tail-end of the process, mainly because they’re more stream-of-consciousness. It’s very rare that I’m going to tell a really concrete story.
Washed Out
When I started 'Third Watch,' I knew I was going to be

When I started ‘Third Watch,’ I knew I was going to be with the firefighters and lifting, so I was doing yoga, running, and swimming – all at the same time. I didn’t have a kid then. Now I don’t have time for that. I want to spend time with my son and my husband, so it’s mainly just yoga now.
Kim Raver
I guess, from the beginning, Thurston and Kim were the dominant singers in the band, and although I was singing in bands previously, I guess I mainly deferred to them a lot in terms of who was singing the bulk of the songs.
Lee Ranaldo
I was married to a law student, and I used to attend classes with him at Georgetown University Law Center. Being of dramatic bent, I was drawn mainly to Criminal law and Evidence classes. A just-beginning writer, I would find an empty chair and listen, mesmerized, to the lectures.
Luanne Rice
I started doing videos in high school with my friends. I was very popular. I did my own kind of little reality show – mainly, my videos were about beauty and very gossipy in nature.
Gigi Gorgeous
The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources: capital deepening and total factor productivity growth, or TFP growth.
Toshihiko Fukui
Once I get into the locker room, I turn on stuff to get me hyped up. Mainly, it’s a lot of rap music.
Colin Kaepernick
My musician friends could always practice what they loved doing, but I can’t go on a street corner and start reciting a monologue. Acting is very collaborative, and you always need other people with you – mainly an audience.
Julia Stiles
Normally I’ve been burning lots of calories by dancing, going to shows and generally being active. But since we went into the first lockdown I’ve mainly sat on the sofa.
There are lots of India-related business which is nourished overseas. I mean India-related business that is done off-shore. There are lot of funds that are invested in India and run by Indians but are being operated from outside, mainly because of the taxation laws.
Chanda Kochhar
The FBRI will continue to carry out fundamental research mainly in fields where new medical treatments or medications are urgently required, such as cancer immunology, ageing and dementia.
Tasuku Honjo
When I’m working, I’m pretty busy with that, but when I’m not, yeah, I like to make music. I sing in jazz bars and stuff, and then I mainly paint every day. It’s kind of like a different side of my mind I like to use, and it keeps the other one fresh, and yeah, writing, I’ve been writing with some friends.
Alia Shawkat
My wife and I sold our house New York and moved to Australia for a year; then we came back and spent almost three years bumming around the country in an old ’61 VW van. We put the kids in school wherever we happened to be, but mainly we reveled in being rootless.
Orson Bean
I love Priyanka Chopra mainly because she is a self-made woman.
Disha Patani
My biggest successes were mainly in the pop market during the 80s.
Juice Newton
My father got a trade union scholarship to Oxford; he lived and breathed politics; he was always watching current-affairs programmes. But I have a five-year-old child’s attitude towards the news. Mainly, that it absolutely turns me off.
Jez Butterworth
It’s easy to think that college classes are mainly about preparing you for a job. But remember: this may be the one time in your life when you have a chance to think about the whole of your life, not just your job.
Martha Nussbaum