Words matter. These are the best Grease Quotes from famous people such as Janet Yellen, Caroline Rhea, Jordan Fisher, Duff Goldman, Ambrose Bierce, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Although most Americans apparently loathe inflation, Yale economists have argued that a little inflation may be necessary to grease the wheels of the labor market and enable efficiency-enhancing changes in relative pay to occur without requiring nominal wage cuts by workers.
Sitting next to Olivia Newton-John, I was like, ‘Do not sing one song from Grease.’ That’s all I was telling my brain at all times: ‘Do not sing Hopelessly Devoted. Don’t do it.’
‘Grease Live!’ was… it was a chore! It was interesting: one of, if not the most, magical television experience I’ve had in my career, where the people are concerned.
I kind of feel like I’ve been eating professionally for a long time. I’ve tasted everything. If there’s a sausage, you know what? I know exactly what it tastes like. I love them all. But right now it’s more important for me to not have all that grease and fat in my body.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
Oftentimes, WWE lives in its own bubble because it is forever moving. Oftentimes, a motion picture will live in its own bubble because they have a certain amount of time to get everything done. It’s just, when you connect the two and get everything straightened out, truly, it may take a little elbow grease.
When I signed my contract to be in ‘Grease 2,’ my agent said, ‘Well, she’s going to have a number.’ So I did! They wrote me a number where I was teaching Maxwell Caulfield how to be cool. It was called ‘Cool Rider.’ And it ain’t in the movie.
The only memory I have of playing the saxophone was in a school play. We put on ‘Grease,’ which is still one of my favorite movies. I played Danny, and I slid out on my knees and played a really out-of-tune ‘Blue Moon.’
I grew up watching ‘Grease,’ and ‘Grease 2.’ I fantasized about walking through school halls and busting out in a song. At that time, I was too much of a chicken to do so. I’d love the challenge now.
I’d always have grease in at least two places, in case the umpires would ask me to wipe one off. I never wanted to be caught out there with anything though, it wouldn’t be professional.
If I go to a restaurant, or if I’m at an airport and people recognize me, it amazes me that most of them know me from ‘Grease.’
If you really taste a doughnut, it’s pretty disgusting. They taste of grease.
She was scrubbing furiously at a line of grease spots which led from the stove towards the door to the dining-room. That was where Henry had held the platter tilted as he carried the steak in yesterday. And yet if she had warned him once about that, she had a thousand times!
Everyone knows the presidential candidates and has an opinion about them. But as you get to smaller races, that evaporates and you can win through sheer elbow grease.
Grease and starch just always win over protein. In food as in so many things. Look around you, that’s what our whole country is based on. It’s amazing that Michael Jordan can be an iconic figure because he’s basically just protein.
With messy food, or foods with a lot of sauce, you do ‘The Hunch.’ I learned it in Philly, watching the dudes in suits eat cheesesteaks. You keep your elbows above your hands because if you don’t, the grease runs down your sleeve to your elbow.
I remember when ‘Grease’ came out, I used to force my mum to try and grease my hair back, and it was never long enough, and literally I’d be screaming at her, ‘Do it. Just do it!’.
Being on ‘Grease: Live’ was a massive mile marker. It ultimately led me to ‘Hamilton.’
I used to have this jersey, it was a Kenyon Martin jersey, with a little grease stain on it, I didn’t think anyone else could see it. I looked down to my jersey and I was like, ‘OK, I’m good.’ Next thing I know I’m seeing all these pictures of myself with a big ol’ grease stain.
Bank of America is to sweetheart loans and Democratic Party payoffs as Paula Deen is to sugar and bacon grease.
When ‘The Sound of Music’ aired live on NBC, 18 million people were talking about theater the next day. That’s incredible. ‘Grease’ felt like a chance for me to participate in that landscape.
When I’m marketing a film, whether its mine or someone else’s, I work with a great deal of strategy and elbow grease until the job is done.
My parents were big movie-musical fans. And I thought ‘Grease’ was different from the usual MGM musical. I was intrigued and fell in love with it.
I got started as an actress doing musical theater, and I always loved ‘Grease’ and ‘West Side Story,’ and all those kind of movies.
When it came to football there was a certain age where I realized that my future in football was being a grease spot on the side of some bigger player.
My first crush was on John Travolta in ‘Grease.’
To me the thing with ‘Grease’ was that it was the first movie that as a kid I wanted to get up and do what they were doing.
I was in ‘Grease’ on Broadway, toured with ‘Wicked,’ was off Broadway a couple of times and have been a part of numerous readings and workshops.
You don’t need to have Asperger’s to feel bewildered in a culture that relies so heavily on inconsequential chit-chat to grease the wheels of day-to-day life.
I was Danny Zuko in ‘Grease,’ and I was in the musical ‘Sweet Charity’ and then in the musical ‘On the Twentieth Century.’ They were great. I mean, singing isn’t really my strong suit, but I just really enjoyed it.
The patterns of big-band music are smooth and classical. It’s got to be fresh. The brass section should crackle, like the sound of eggs being dropped into hot grease.
When most people talk about biofuels, they talk about using oils or grease from plants.
Pretending is the grease of non-relationships. Pretending is how you and I get through the day without ever having to know each other. When I walk in the room, you say to me, ‘How are you?’ Well, you don’t want to know. And, frankly, I don’t want to tell you. So I just say, ‘Fine,’ and you go, ‘Fine.’ And off we go.
I once sang ‘Summer Nights,’ from ‘Grease,’ at a bar in Melbourne with John Travolta, who’s a good friend of mine. He looked cool singing the part of Danny – sitting in an armchair, smoking a cigar – while I got stuck playing Sandy.
I didn’t really start going to see a lot of musicals and live theater probably until I was in seventh or eighth grade, maybe my first year of high school, and by that time I’d probably seen ‘Grease’ twice a year every year of my life.
I was brought up on animal grease.
‘Grease’ is the most successful thing I’ve ever been part of. It spans generations.
Embrace the grease, if any, and look fresh and human. I like to look like a glazed doughnut.
I don’t think auditioning will ever faze me again after the ‘Grease’ TV experience. It was fierce. There were thousands of people auditioning in four cities. I flew from home in Minneapolis to audition in L.A. I waited in line all day. I arrived at 7 A.M. and wasn’t seen until 6 P.M.
I don’t spend as much time on my hair as people think. I get out of the shower, whack some grease on there and I’m done.
For several years I had no idea that I had become anorexic. And I’d be at places with people I cared about, but what I was thinking about was how much extra grease was on the pizza or the calories that I knew was in that shake.
I remember this time I worked with Linda Evangelista on a shoot for Richard Avedon. I just put grease on her face, and it was beautiful.
Well, once I did ‘Grease,’ everyone was offering me studio pictures in a similar vein – you know, popcorn movie.
When I was ten, I saw ‘Grease’ on stage and thought: ‘I want to be part of that; it looks like so much fun.’ My mum enrolled me in a local theatre group, and it all went from there.
My mom and grandmother were actresses, and I knew I was going to do this since I was super young. I would put on shows at my grandparents’ house and sing ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ in the living room. I was in drama club and chorus, and I knew every word to ‘Grease.’
I know, for me, ‘Grease’ was one of the first musicals that I can really remember watching as a kid, and I kind of fell in love that that genre.
‘Grease’ was my Broadway debut. That was eye-opening. At the same time, it was very familiar. It was a Broadway show, but it’s kind of the same as doing a show in Minnesota. It’s the same type of rehearsal process. You are doing 8 shows a week, but I worked at a theatre in Minnesota that did 11 shows a week.
I grew up with two sisters, and we owned three movies: ‘Grease,’ ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ and ‘Grease 2.’ And you can only watch ‘Wonderful Life’ in the last half of the year. So I don’t remember a time when I didn’t know ‘Grease.’
Avoid the ‘squeaky wheel gets the grease’ habit of overreacting to the loudest feedback. The first time you hear a particular piece of feedback, treat it like a clue and do some investigating. Find out how deep it goes – maybe it stops at the surface and won’t be an issue, maybe not.
It’s a phenomenon how ‘Grease’ is so popular; it really is.
One-pot meals make a lot of sense… because so much of what people hate about cooking is really the cleanup, the mess, the grease.
I made my Broadway debut in the revival of Hair and followed it up with the bus and truck tour of Grease.
The citric acid in lemon juice makes it perfect for bleaching, disinfecting and cutting through grease. And olive oil is a great alternative to furniture polish.
I was a little boy who watched ‘Solid Gold’ every week and wanted to be a ‘Solid Gold’ dancer. And I would do very in-depth reenactments of ‘Grease 2’ and ‘West Side Story’ with my sister Natalie in our garage. I was a very theatrical kid.
My mother was a stout woman with a man’s name – Billie. She was plain-faced with honest eyes – no black grease by the lash line, no blue powder on the lids, eyebrows not plucked up high and thin.
I remember, after getting my very first CD player for a birthday, I immediately purchased the soundtrack to the movie ‘Grease.’
Higher SAT scores mean better college matriculation rates. So it’s no wonder that private schools in ultra-competitive environments would grease the qualifying process as much as possible.
‘Grease’ is an awesome movie. I wish they’d make a new one, more for our time. The graphics are terrible when you look back on it.
‘Grease?’ I watch that film over and over.
Grease is the only cure for a hangover.
‘Grease’ was how I learned that I really liked music and musicals and movies that included music.
I feel like Fox did ‘Grease’ really right, I thought that was fantastic – it was so well mounted, well-executed, the performances were great, and it had a real sense of fun.
Before ‘Grease 2’, I was called the next Richard Gere, then after ‘Grease 2’, nobody would touch me.
‘Grease’ changed my life in the most amazing way, and I’ve had such an amazing life. When things go wrong, you’ve got to believe you will get through them and focus on the positive things in your life.
Before ‘Grease,’ John Travolta was a big star from ‘Welcome Back Kotter’… but that’s not where I met him. I met him at unemployment when we first moved to California.
John Travolta, I don’t think anybody would not jump at a chance to work with a guy like him because he’s gone from ‘Grease’ to ‘Face Off’ to, he’s gonna do ‘Dallas.’ I mean, he’s so great in his range, and he’s truly a legend and a pro in our time.