Words matter. These are the best Getting Quotes from famous people such as Jerry Stiller, Anita Hill, Herschel Walker, George Clinton, Jeremy Irons, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Being on a sitcom stops me from getting Alzheimer’s.
What I wanted was for everyone listening to understand that these things mattered – not necessarily for me, but in this particular forum they mattered in terms of whether of not we were getting a person who should sit on the Supreme Court.
Our responsibility in life is not to lie around and wait for things to happen. Our responsibility in life is to work. Life is getting out and getting things done. When people say they’re over-the-hill at age 50, I don’t understand it.
And I always say, when Southern people get on the dance floor, they ain’t getting off.
I don’t mind getting older. I’m enjoying not having that raging ambition I’ve had all my life.
The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer.
Gymnastics, for me, gave me a lot of self-pride: that drive to want to be great at something for myself. But it also gave me a sense of appreciation toward God. Now that I’m getting older, I really appreciate the talents God gave me. Not just physically, but mentally and emotionally.
Tsunamis are always big news around Hilo, grew up always getting ready to escape a tsunami.
That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.
I’ve been offered political shows before, and I don’t know anything about politics and I feel uncomfortable making political opinions – there’s consequences to them. I often think I’m wrong, so I really don’t like getting in political or religious discussions because of the giant possibility that I might be wrong.
I’m just cruising, doing me, having a good time and focusing on getting better.
As a defender, we take pride in getting clean sheets.
Getting to the Olympic Games was my gold medal.
There is no real limit to how much better a person who really commits to getting better can get. Every manager has the potential to become an excellent manager for the rest of his or her career.
In Louisiana, you can drive when you’re 15 – you could get your driving permit. I remember, during driver’s ed, I fell asleep at the wheel one day. I was tired. The guy shook me and switched and said he was getting into the driver’s seat. I didn’t fail, so I guess you can fall asleep occasionally. It’s Louisiana.
Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you’re ready to play as tough as you’re able to, you’d better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you’re not giving it all you’ve got.
I know what I’m capable of. I know when the game is on the line and we need a spark play, I’m going to make that play. But we’ve got to be smart about it. Can’t be forcing a lot of things if I’m getting double-covered a lot.
There was certainly, like, a rebellious, like, youthful rage in me. And there was also the fact of no getting away from fact that I am white, and you know, this is predominantly black music, you know.
There’s no denying that cancer is a gloomy subject. We repeat positive phrases to ourselves as a sort of mantra. And while positive thinking alone can’t cure cancer, attitude is critical to getting through the process and growing as a person.
Getting older is fine. There is nothing you can do to stop it so you might as well stay on the bus.
I always dreamed about getting on TV and being part of a team – a funny ensemble.
Getting married, for me, was the best thing I ever did. I was suddenly beset with an immense sense of release, that we have something more important than our separate selves, and that is the marriage. There’s immense happiness that can come from working towards that.
You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’
I am not a foodie, thank goodness. I will eat pretty much anything. A lot of my friends are getting incredibly fussy about food and I see it as a bit of an affliction.
I’ve moved about 10 times over the past 15 years. I don’t move for the sole purpose of getting rid of stuff. I’m not crazy. I also move so that I never have to wash any windows.
We humans have become dependent on plastic for a range of uses, from packaging to products. Reducing our use of plastic bags is an easy place to start getting our addiction under control.
I’m actually not a particularly negative person, but I feel like most things are better when they’re not actualized. The motivation that comes from wanting something is so much more driving of people than actually getting it.
A classic man is a distinguished man. He cares about taste and his craft. He’s all about the simple model that I live by – eat, drink, be swanky, and have fun getting the job done. He makes sure that he’s excellent in all things and that he cares about his neighborhood immensely.
You look at driving down the road, night after night, tryin’ to make a town, getting $25 – that’s hard times. It’s our duty to make it good times for the fans that pay their money to see us perform each and every night.
Many people have the heart to give back, but a lot don’t know how to. I try to be the bridge for those people – whether that means getting them involved in one of my campaigns or inspiring them by showing them a blueprint of how to get others engaged.
I’d hate to be a teetotaler. Imagine getting up in the morning and knowing that’s as good as you’re going to feel all day.
One way to define spiritual life is getting so tired and fed up with yourself you go on to something better, which is following Jesus.
History is made every day. The challenge is getting everyone to pay attention to it.
My dad’s name is Vernon and my mom liked the initials, V. V. My sisters and I got named Victoria, Valerie and Vincent so we’d be V. V.’s, too. But, then when you start getting pets’ names that start with a ‘v,’ it’s a little embarrassing.
One of the pluses of getting older is you set some limits.
What people tend to forget is the journey that I had getting to Formula One. There were plenty of years where I had to learn about losing and having bad races.
While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.
My wife is amazing. She had to know she was getting into a heap of trouble when we met.
The Iowa Women’s Health Study, which has followed more than 35,000 women for decades, found eating more broccoli, cauliflower, kale and other cruciferous vegetables was associated with a lower risk of getting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the first place.
To find a clear identity for the team – that is not about buying certain players for a lot of money. It is about getting players who want to play the right way.
Intimacy seems to be one of the major highs of life, whether it’s getting to know yourself in a deeper way, or your partner, or the world and the society that you live in.
I’m terrified to get married. I’m not getting married till my gay friends can.
Looking at the world from other species’ points of view is a cure for the disease of human self-importance. You suddenly realize that consciousness – which we value and we consider the crowning achievement of nature, human consciousness – is really just another set of tools for getting along in the world.
When I speak, I speak facts, and if you’re getting mad, it’s because you know it’s the truth.
When we were getting married the Hindu way in Arrah, we had an old guest who asked my wife what her ‘good name’ was. I think she’d heard that I had married a Muslim. When my wife said, ‘Mona Ahmed Ali,’ the lady looked at me and exclaimed, ‘Oh, so you’ve married a terrorist.’
I stress out so much about the red carpet and interviews and pictures, and, you know, not getting my skirt tucked in my knickers.
Just pushing myself for more rounds at a higher pace in training. Your focus should be grounded in what you do, and that’s fighting. I’m getting my cardio that way.
I try to be home for dinner, but I’m not there enough. I sometimes feel I’m still fumbling, getting it wrong, but I make my way.
If I don’t feel confident about my body, I’m not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It’s all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it’s fitness or whatever. It’s about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.
All forms of tampering with human beings, getting at them, shaping them against their will to your own pattern, all thought control and conditioning is, therefore, a denial of that in men which makes them men and their values ultimate.
I have always liked to attack the bowlers, and batting is all about getting runs.
When you’re growing up, you play dress-up – it’s a game, it’s a pastime. And then as you get older, getting ready and looking nice becomes this constant stress. I want to make it fun again.
Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control.