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We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were.
by Joanna Lumley

We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were.
He was only 32, but he'd been all over the place.
I'd been working on films and television shows all over the world.
- Joanna Lumley

NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin
so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits.
- Joanna Lumley

I have a toy giraffe on my bed.
I've got photographs over my desk as well as a mask
of a giraffe in my kitchen.
I am totally hooked.
- Joanna Lumley

It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down.
They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet.
- Joanna Lumley

 

You have to feel more involved than just writing out a cheque.
Charity is almost the wrong word - I think people are
beginning to feel more responsible for the world.
- Joanna Lumley

If you're an enthusiast and you love the world like I do,
it comes naturally.
But I think charity must become more fun to give,
more interactive and imaginative.
- Joanna Lumley

We transported eight giraffes, and there are now nine
because one gave birth to a male shortly afterwards.
They carry their pregnancies very well-they all looked the same.
- Joanna Lumley

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Though I was a mother at 21, being a grandmother makes
the whole thing absolutely normal and gorgeous.
The relief, the joy of being a grandmother is wonderful.
- Joanna Lumley

I've never felt the constraints of social acceptability.
- Joanna Lumley

I never mind scrubbing floors, vacuuming or bending and carrying stuff.
Each time I do it I think, this is instead of going to the gym.
- Joanna Lumley

Hundreds of political prisoners still suffer in Tibetan prisons.
Freedom of speech is not allowed in any sense.
It is illegal to possess a photo of the Dalai Lama.
- Joanna Lumley

I'm aware of my body.
- Joanna Lumley

In Kenya you've got the great birds and monkeys leaping
through the trees overhead.
It's a chance to remember what the world is really like.
- Joanna Lumley

I find it a great antidote...
lipstick and mirrors and hairspray.
- Joanna Lumley

I would do anything to keep looking the job.
I think you make an extra effort if you're on show.
- Joanna Lumley

I've got lots of good friends.
I could have affairs.
I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed.
I can pick up my passport and go to France.
I don't have to ask anybody.
- Joanna Lumley

It is nearly a certainty that some
of your expectations will not be met today -
choose Joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal,
and I never loved any other man as much.
- Hedy Lamarr

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love.
I'd stepped in it a few times.
- Rita Rudner

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

I have never met an aggressive person
who wasn't a fearful person.
- John Bradshaw

When I eventually met Mr. Right
I had no idea that his first name was Always.
- Rita Rudner

Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good.
I read some of his books.
He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much.
I never met him.
- Mike Tyson

Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty...
embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies
of people who have never met them.
- Doris Lessing

I met Mr. Hoover socially.
I never talked to him about anything connected with his work.
We just met him.
- John Sherman Cooper

In a way, I'm like Will Rogers, never having met a man I really disliked.
I'm not a vamp.
I just like men.
- Dorothy Stratten

I'm probably one of the worst people with numbers you've ever met.
My brothers always kid that they think I'm counting cards in Vegas,
but I'm just trying to add things up.
- Luke Wilson

I met Sable when she was 15 and I was 18.
I sent her home to New York while we carried on the tour.
When we got back the police were looking for her at
the airport and everywhere!
- Johnny Thunders

I met my wife, Doreen, who was a dancer in the show.
- Ernie Wise

A claim for equality of material position can be met
only by a government with totalitarian powers.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

In a way, my past gives me a little credibility.
Not that anybody cares what I did nineteen years ago,
but I did have a career, and a legitimate one,
before I met my husband.
- Pia Zadora

How wonderful that we have met with a paradox.
Now we have some hope of making progress.
- Niels Bohr

I don't think there's any great mystery to writing female characters,
so long as you talk to them.
If you lived in a monastery and never met any women,
maybe it would be difficult.
- Ken Follett

I have never met one person who likes Grand Funk.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Two aged men, that had been foes for life,
Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They
washed away the memory of their strife;
Then wept again the loss of all those years.
- Jean Paul

I have met many feminists who were not Lesbians but
I have never met a Lesbian who was not a feminist.
- Martha Shelley

I think it's quite extraordinary that people cast me as if I'm Warren Beatty:
until I met my present wife,
at the age of 35, you could name two girlfriends.
- Colin Firth

Yes; quaint and curious war is!
You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is,
or help to half-a-crown.
- Thomas Hardy

I was on the Johnny Carson show, I believe 114 or 104 times.
And aside from those times on the air,
I never spoke to him.
I never met him.
- Tony Randall

I have never yet met a healthy person who worried very much about his health,
or a really good person who worried much about his own soul.
- John B. S. Haldane

I'd met a woman and I got married, but the money ran out right away.
I hadn't had a job for seven months,
and it just came over me that I was never going to work again.
It hit me.
- Denis Johnson

I never planned on doing a book about Paul Farmer or his organization.
I met him in Haiti when I was on a magazine assignment.
It's almost like his story sort of fell in my lap.
- Tracy Kidder

I never met anybody in my life who says,
I want to be a critic.
People want to be a fireman, poet, novelist.
- Leslie Fiedler

The happiest years of my mother's life were spent in Washington,
D.C.
It was where she met my father, where John was born
and where I spent my earliest years.
- Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

I met Claxton on the set of The Cincinnati Kid.
- Terry Southern

It's all kinds of these profound things crashing on
you when your child arrives into the world.
It's like you've met your reason to live.
- Johnny Depp

I went to Brooklyn College and met this beautiful Jewish girl named Merle,
with dark hair, exotic looking and brilliant.
So we got married and had three children.
- Dominic Chianese

I met a congressman who claimed that he could introduce
me to two people who saw Amelia Earhart.
- Jim Sullivan

I've always been a big fan of Bill Paxton,
and I met him at the American Pie premiere.
- Shane West

I started singing at the Met when I was seven,
and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me.
- Emily Rossum

I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald.
Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work.
- Johnny Mathis

Hendrix rehearsed different drummers,
before we met Mitch Mitchell.
- Noel Redding

I met Rodney when I first moved to LA,
so I'd say 20 years.
He's the eternal teenager.
- Kathy Valentine

I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child.
What happens to these children, you wonder,
when they reach adulthood?
- Fran Lebowitz

I met John Lennon and he was with his wife in Tokyo.
I met him there.
- Bryan Ferry

And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake
no word When they met in the way.
- Jean Ingelow

Christina Ricci is amazing, the most professional actor I think I've ever met.
You can be chatting with her and when they call action,
she's right there.
- Lisa Kudrow

I took a plane from New York City to Los Angeles for an audition.
I met all the people.
After that, I was told to have another audition,
but I didn't want to go there again.
- Ed O'Neill

I never met anybody who said when they were a kid,
I wanna grow up and be a critic.
- Richard Pryor

The first time I met Patti Smith was in a laundromat.
We knew some of the same people, including Richard Hell.
- Tom Verlaine

In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters,
it is the things that are met along the way.
- Havelock Ellis

I never met a kid I liked.
- W. C. Fields

I really don't have any secrets.
I've never met a photographer whose work I respected
that had a secret because the secret lies within each and every one of us.
- John Sexton

There are a lot of good memories, and because I was injured,
during the rehab, I met my wife.
The tennis was very good but the injuries were good for something too.
- Richard Krajicek

The worst tempered people I have ever met were those
who knew that they were wrong.
- David Letterman

I saw and I met a lot of people who were in the field.
It also provided a context in which I came to respect what the actor did,
because I saw how difficult it actually was to do.
- Ron Silver


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