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It's a coup by the GOP to grab the governorship to
by Al Jardine

It's a coup by the GOP to grab the governorship to
California to make this place a safe haven for George W. Bush in 2004.
It's incredible when you think about it.
The recall cost the state $100 million.
- Al Jardine

It took me 29 years to finish that song.
That's a typical Jardine move.
- Al Jardine

I like to be surrounded by harmonies and fullness and richness and vitality.
- Al Jardine

The film, even when we were making it in that budget range,
which was really a coup - we got it made because we
pitched it to the studio head,
Joe Roth.
- Alex Winter

 

I never staged a coup.
They picked me up.
Like I say, they forced me to become premier,
maybe hoping that by that way, they send me to the electric chair.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

There is a frustration too, that at moments when there's not a coup,
when there are not people in the streets,
that the country disappears from people's consciousness.
- Edwidge Danticat

This is a coup for commissioner Bud Selig.
I'm surprised it's as good as it is.
- Fay Vincent

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A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that
you can't find in an army without morale.
- Jalal Talabani

The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices
which advocate views I find personally abhorrent,
whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup.
- Orhan Pamuk

In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat,
essentially in Africa and the third world.
The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965,
is what opened the path.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

The period that I could consider the most important
in my literary work came about beginning with the Revolution,
and in a certain way, developed as a consequence of the Revolution.
But it was also a result of the counterrevolutionary coup of November 1975.
- Jose Saramago

I was the deputy Chairman of the Democratic Union of the Pacific,
and we started at 8 I think and I was called to the
telephone and to be told there's a coup,
the government has been overthrown -
it was round about 9,
10 when the Parliament sat they had done then.
- Kamisese Mara

The turning point for me was when the Supreme Court installed Bush in 2000,
even though he got half a million votes less nationally than Gore.
It was nothing more than a bloodless coup and that's
when I really started paying attention.
- Mark Edwards

The Washington Times wrote a story questioning the
authenticity of some of the suggestions made about me in Silent Coup.
But as a believer in the First Amendment,
I believe they have more than a right to air their views.
- Bob Woodward

To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense!
To finish it means to be through with it,
to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final
blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
- Pablo Picasso

We need independents, we need the GOP,
we need Reagan Democrats.
- Sarah Palin

The mainstream media has chosen their candidates and their issues,
and they're not the same as the GOP's.
They are going to be painted as the bad guys.
- Barbara Olson

Yeah, she's a maverick!
And I'm going to say this, and please don't take it the way it sounds.
But, Sarah Palin to the GOP, this is what I've got to say:
She is very much like herpes -
she's not going away.
Okay? That's it.
- Chuck Nice

I don't go long without eating.
I never starve myself: I grab a healthy snack.
- Vanessa Hudgens

I'm a dreamer.
I have to dream and reach for the stars,
and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
- Mike Tyson

Them pains, when blues pains grab you,
you'll sing the blues right.
- Otis Rush

It is my really sincere desire that we get an opportunity
to play long enough for people to really grab on and become fans,
because I think it's a great project.
- Ron Glass

You have to grab moments when they happen.
I like to improvise and ad lib.
- Denzel Washington

When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go.
- Carol Burnett

I'll find places to grab as I walk and talk,
sometimes even walking backwards because I have more control that way.
People have no idea that I'm doing this.
- Montel Williams

As adults feign disinterest in science -
children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves.
- Norman Macleod

What is it in my makeup that makes me grab any offer
and fly around the world? Will I ever be satisfied? Can't I ever just rest?
- Eli Wallach

In business everyone is out to grab,
to fight,
to win.
Either you are the under or the over dog.
It is up to you to be on top.
- Alice Foote MacDougall

I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important.
But I'm very easily distracted.
It takes certain books to really grab you in.
- Jason Marsden

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water.
When you swim you don't grab hold of the water,
because if you do you will sink and drown.
Instead you relax, and float.
- Alan Watts

Keep your ears open, your eyes open,
grab everything you can,
react, and learn!
- Victoria Abril

And for me the only way to live life is to grab the
bull by the horns and call up recording studios and
set dates to go in recording studios.
To try and accomplish something.
- John Frusciante

Everybody would grab a guitar and listen to somebody
else and call themselves a folk singer.
When they didn't know no more songs,
they'd run out of them.
- Brownie McGhee

I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity
and the ability to take advantage of it...
The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
- Samuel Goldwyn

You must obey the law, always, not only when they grab
you by your special place.
- Vladimir Putin

I don't believe in just ordering people to do things.
You have to sort of grab an oar and row with them.
- Harold S. Geneen

A fan will grab you and hug you and will not let go.
When that happens, you wish it could be that way all over the world.
- Charley Pride

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.
Life's a bitch.
You've got to go out and kick ass.
- Maya Angelou

When you're a girl, passion can dominate the equation,
but as you grow up relationships evolve.
Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can't last forever.
- Jody Watley

Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment,
he must make a grab for immorality; if not,
he has not lived.
- Sylvester Stallone

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I've been lucky.
Opportunities don't often come along.
So, when they do, you have to grab them.
- Audrey Hepburn

Some genres I'm not a huge fan of but there are always
exceptions that break the rules.
There are always a few people doing it in a way weird
enough to grab my attention.
- Ville Valo

I've never been in this business for the recognition or the awards.
I just want to do good work, grab a decent paycheck,
and move onto the next job.
- William Petersen

Grab a chance and you won't be sorry for a might-have-been.
- Arthur Ransome

Buy, buy, buy, buy!
They want to grab you and trap you and turn you into
little Elizabeth Hurleys.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

It's great to just disappear, grab a suitcase,
switch the answering machine on and just go somewhere else.
- Dido Armstrong

The moment you grab someone by the lapels,
you're lost.
- Burt Reynolds

Once in one's life, for one mortal moment,
one must make a grab for immortality;
if not,
one has not lived.
- Sylvester Stallone

Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose.
Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready.
When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
- Julie Andrews

You write a story about loneliness, and you grab them
all because everybody's an expert on that one.
- Theodore Sturgeon

I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights.
I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense.
So, together, let us grab the reins of history.
- Joe Manchin III

It comes from the likes of you!
Take what you can get!
Grab the chances as they come along!
Act in hallways!
Sing in doorways!
Dance in cellars!
- Alexander Woollcott

My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying
to photograph what is essentially invisible.
And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.
- Leonard Nimoy

Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like
socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?
- Natalie Clifford Barney

I'd grab the camera and tell people what to do,
and when I was 14, someone told me that it was called directing.
- Guillermo del Toro

It's like all guys want to do is make a dunk,
grab their shirt and yell out and scream -
they could be down 30 points but that's what they do.
Okay, so you made a dunk.
Get back down the floor on defense!
- Oscar Robertson

The other thing I felt was that the philosophical concept
behind the experiences also looked like it had been
designed by technicians and not by entertainers.
I felt I needed to grab hold of it and try and push
the envelope as much as I possibly could right now.
- Thomas Dolby

Well, all the plays that I was trying to write were
plays that would grab an audience by the throat and not release them,
rather than presenting an emotion which you could observe and walk away from.
- Arthur Miller

It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people
grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk.
When I'm finished I'm not going to be on the front page,
but I'm going to be just as happy without the publicity.
- Terry Fox

It's always nerve-racking to take off your clothes on film.
But doing it with a woman felt safer than with a man.
You know you can say, 'Don't grab me there:
That's where my cellulite is'!
- Naomi Watts

This story's gonna grab people.
It's about this guy, he's crazy about this girl,
but he likes to wear dresses.
Should he tell her? Should he not tell her? He's torn,
Georgie.
This is drama.
- Ed Wood

I think that every show on television has its place.
I think Married With Children or, I don't know,
The Nanny...
some people want to go home, turn on the TV and be
able to iron their clothes or grab a sandwich.
Come out and catch a joke and not have to follow the story.
- Peter Krause

And I'm supposed to grab her and kiss her and she's supposed to react.
Well, what happened was, Julie was very nervous at that time,
given this incredible part which she did beautifully.
- Rod Steiger

You know, people always think if you start out as a film editor,
you shoot less footage.
Actually, just the opposite is true.
I tend to grab as much coverage as I can because as
a former editor I know how important it is to have those few frames.
- Robert Wise

Martin Luther King Jr. really understood the role of
the churches when he said,
'The church is not meant to be the master of the state.'
We don't sort of take power and grab the levers of
government and impose our agenda down people's throats.
- Jim Wallis

If it's something that reaches out and grabs me,
I want to do it.
I have a lot of trouble doing things that don't grab me.
So, I'm not a very good actor in that way.
I can't fake it.
- Clancy Brown

Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles
had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its
dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities.
He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story.
- Anthony Holden

California is a fine place to live -
if you happen to be an orange.
- Fred Allen

I mean, I love California, but LA to me is still a strange place.
- Scott Speedman

California is an island, and New York's an island.
Maybe it's time for me to change islands.
- Paul Mazursky


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