Top 95 Steam Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Steam Quotes from famous people such as Jerrod Carmichael, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Laurene Powell Jobs, John Carter Cash, Michael Bond, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

When you're onstage in theater, if you mess up a line,

When you’re onstage in theater, if you mess up a line, there’s no ‘Cut! We’ll get it again.’ It’s full steam ahead.
Jerrod Carmichael
Showing fear is like having comedic timing because I think actors have a tendency to go way over the top with it, and that sort of loses steam for what’s going on. The audience sees right through that and laughs at you, so it is something that I’m aware of.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
I much prefer STEAM to STEM. The insertion of the A is arts writ large, and when you learn how to think, that means that you actually need to understand how others have thought before you, how have others made sense of the world.
Laurene Powell Jobs
My mother did a fried vegetable dish called ‘stuff.’ It’s fried potatoes and carrots. Then you add bell peppers, mushrooms and other softer vegetables. At the end you add onion. Then, you steam the dish with hot pepper cheese on the top and it melts down through the dish. It’s delicious. It’s wonderful.
John Carter Cash
Every small boy wanted to be a steam engine driver when they grew up in the old days, including me. There’s something very special about them – the noise, the smell, the steam coming out everywhere.
Michael Bond
Time passed by. I had furnished steam hammers to the principal foundries in England. I had sent them abroad, even to Russia. At length it became known to the Lords of the Admiralty that a new power in forging had been introduced.
James Nasmyth
I’ve always been ballsy. My dad is a blunt northerner, and maybe I’ve got a bit of that in me. I just kind of steam ahead.
Suranne Jones
The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron.
Phyllis Diller
When you create a nucleus of activity and it starts gaining steam, what you want to do in business is you want to create as many streams or legs out of that nucleus as possible.
Bruce Buffer
Every smart person that I admire in the world, and those I semi-fear, is focused on this concept of crypto for a reason. They understand that this is the driving force of the fourth industrial revolution: steam engine, electricity, then the microchip – blockchain and crypto is the fourth.
Brock Pierce
Looking out over the port of Dover, with the endless steam of boats coming in and out, every British citizen is reminded that belonging here has never been about blood or genes. It’s simply about being at home on this discrete island and being aware of the privileges and responsibilities that brings.
Julian Baggini
I don’t think the West needs to apologize – or pay – for having invented the steam engine.
Charles Krauthammer
‘Night Mail’ belongs quintessentially to the age of steam. It is impossible to simply go with the idea of remaking it.
Tony Harrison
I do not abuse players. I talk to myself; I abuse myself. It’s my way of letting off steam. I do it after every century; I do not do it always. I keep telling myself: ‘Improve, improve from the previous match, the previous shot. You can do it.’
Virat Kohli
Steam is probably the easiest to release on.
Peter Molyneux
If the constitutional process is not brought to a successful conclusion before the European elections, then the whole process might run out of steam.
Giorgio Napolitano
When I first started doing these roasts in the mid ’90s, they were a lost art, like jousting or calligraphy. But I feel like roasts help tame the room and let off steam… It’s like it’s all being handled by professionals.
Jeff Ross
A tool is usually more simple than a machine; it is generally used with the hand, whilst a machine is frequently moved by animal or steam power.
Charles Babbage
Many Americans have a romanticized view of trains, rooted in a bygone era of elaborately adorned rail cars lit by flickering gas lamps and pulled by smoke-belching steam locomotives.
Alan Huffman
I like to do a face steam, so, heat up a flannel, press it onto your face and then press a cold one on afterwards to close the pores. It’s inexpensive!
Georgia May Jagger
Aerosmith is such a powerful band; I mean, it’s like a steam locomotive.
Joe Perry
There’s no doubt that when the Republican Party took over in 1994, the ‘Contract with America’ was an opportunity to implement some things – like welfare reform and some of the other initiatives. Then, it kind of lost its steam.
Marco Rubio
Wrap fish fillets, sliced veggies, and other quick-cooking items inside foil packets with bundles of fresh herbs and throw them directly on the grill; the steam will release the herb’s perfume and flavor anything contained inside the pouch.
Emeril Lagasse
I ran out of steam and patience and so I quit. I really didn’t want to make another record. I’d had it with the music business. I went home to England, bought a house and did nothing.
John Waite
Scientists who study play, in animals and humans alike, are developing a consensus view that play is something more than a way for restless kids to work off steam; more than a way for chubby kids to burn off calories; more than a frivolous luxury.
Robin Marantz Henig
The nations of the West hope that by means of steam communication all the world will become as one family.
Townsend Harris
In nonviolence you must go full steam ahead, if you want the good to come speedily you must go about it with vigor.
Vinoba Bhave
The audience wants to hear ‘Rock n’ Me,’ ‘Space Cowboy,’ ‘Living in the U.S.A.’ When you start to play something else, you can feel the interest and enthusiasm go; the steam goes out of room. They are really ‘Greatest Hits’ fans and that’s what they want to hear. It’s disappointing that it’s this way in the U.S.
Steve Miller
Tolstoy didn’t know about steampunk or cyborgs, but he did know about the nightmarishness of steam power, unruly machines, and the creepy half-human status of the Russian peasant classes. In ‘Anna Karenina,’ nineteenth-century life itself is a relentless, relentlessly modern machine, flattening those who oppose it.
Elif Batuman
Not since the steam engine has any invention disrupted business models like the Internet. Whole industries including music distribution, yellow-pages directories, landline telephones, and fax machines have been radically reordered by the digital revolution.
John Sununu
The distributor used to get 10, 12, 14 percent in most cases, but the App Store or Steam – they’re taking 30 points. So clearly, they’re viewing what they bring to the table in the digital environment to be more valuable than distribution.
Mitch Lasky
When you break a sweat you just feel great. You've got

When you break a sweat you just feel great. You’ve got your endorphins going. You feel better. You look better. And if you aren’t able to get a workout in, try to find a steam room somewhere. You just look and feel so much better after a sweat.
Nicole Scherzinger
I actually love my natural hair when it’s in a twist out and it’s been slept on for five days and revived by the steam of the shower.
Solange Knowles
When steam first began to pump and wheels go round at so many revolutions per minute, what are called business habits were intended to make the life of man run in harmony with the steam engine, and his movement rival the train in punctuality.
George William Russell
I love watching Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav steam in. They both are sharp, possess good pace, and swing the ball – making them lethal.
S. Sreesanth
Do you remember the first three years of Steam? People absolutely hated that Valve forced you to launch their game through what some people called a virus at the time, which was the Steam client. But Steam led the digital distribution revolution: it was the first across all platforms.
Tim Sweeney
I’m fascinated by steam engines and with Victorian engineering generally, and as a corollary to that, I’m fascinated by the idea of long-lived technologies.
Alastair Reynolds
I had been attempting novels since I was 14 but always ran out of steam. High hopes, poor craftsmanship.
Michel Faber
Actors, when they’re older, still get a chance to let off steam or something and work things off on stage.
Jonathan Pryce
It used to be that you needed a $500-million-a-year company in order to reach a worldwide audience of consumers. Now, all you need is a Steam account. That changes a whole bunch of stuff. It’s kind of a boring ‘gee, information processing changes a stuff’ story, but it’s going to have an impact on every single company.
Gabe Newell
In 1980, we just ran out of steam. After about 15 years, Don Henley and Glenn Frey came to me and said, ‘We have been thinking of starting the Eagles back up again, and we can’t do it without you, and we can’t do it unless you’re sober.’ I was just about homeless.
Joe Walsh
Calculus, the electrical battery, the telephone, the steam engine, the radio – all these groundbreaking innovations were hit upon by multiple inventors working in parallel with no knowledge of one another.
Steven Johnson
Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil’s spawn. He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote. He would strap his children to the front end of a steam locomotive.
Eric Massa
If I buy a game on Steam and I’m running it on Windows, I can go to one of the Steam machines and already have the game. So you benefit as a developer; you benefit as a consumer in having the PC experience extended in the living room.
Gabe Newell
Even when I go to the gym I sit in the steam room for an hour, come back really red-faced and pretend I’ve been for a run, so there’s no need to worry.
Paul Kaye
As soon as I have got flying to perfection, I have got a scheme about a steam engine.
Ada Lovelace
When it comes to Everest, psychologically, you have to be in the red. If you’re not, it doesn’t matter how fit you are. I’ve seen the fittest of people, who I thought would steam up the top of Everest, allow the pressure to take over their body.
Ant Middleton
As humans, we’ve always innovated our way out of problems, whether it was the first torch to light a dark cave or the steam engine that sparked a revolution.
Frans van Houten