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Every shot that kills ricochets. ...
by Gilbert Parker

Every shot that kills ricochets.
- Gilbert Parker

Every man should have laws of his own,
I should think; commandments of his own,
for every man has a different set of circumstances wherein to work -
or worry.
- Gilbert Parker

There's no credit in not doing what you don't want to do.
There's no virtue in not falling, when you're not tempted.
- Gilbert Parker

He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.
- Gilbert Parker

 

Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.
- Gilbert Parker

Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy.
- Gilbert Parker

The real business of life is trying to understand each other.
- Gilbert Parker

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Love knows not distance; it hath no continent;
its eyes are for the stars.
- Gilbert Parker

She belongs to a race of delightful women,
who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good,
and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good.
- Gilbert Parker

It's the people who try to be clever who never are;
the people who are clever never think of trying to be.
- Gilbert Parker

It is not the broken heart that kills,
but broken pride, monseigneur.
- Gilbert Parker

War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle.
- Gilbert Parker

Tomorrow is no man's gift.
- Gilbert Parker

For when a child is born the mother also is born again.
- Gilbert Parker

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world.
The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us,
with or without repentance.
- Gilbert Parker

Nothing is so unproductive as the law.
It is expensive whether you win or lose.
- Gilbert Parker

There is no influence like the influence of habit.
- Gilbert Parker

But paying is part of the game of life:
it is the joy of buying that we crave.
- Gilbert Parker

He came by a leap to the goal of purpose,
not by the toilsome steps of reason.
On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose:
this was the one being for him in all the world:
at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion,
and keep it burning forever.
- Gilbert Parker

In all secrets there is a kind of guilt,
however beautiful or joyful they may be,
or for what good end they may be set to serve.
Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind.
- Gilbert Parker

Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day,
and the thing is easily over; but to have a sick heart
for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have
death renewed every morning;
and life at that price is not worth living.
- Gilbert Parker

It must be remembered that the sea is a great breeder of friendship.
Two men who have known each other for twenty years
find that twenty days at sea bring them nearer than ever they were before,
or else estrange them.
- Gilbert Parker

Immortality is a long shot, I admit.
But somebody has to be first.
- Bill Cosby

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

Guilt for being rich,
and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough
and you have to go and get shot or something.
- John Lennon

There's only one shot you have at a movie,
and that's your best shot.
If you can't give it that, don't go.
They're paying you!
You gotta do a job for them.
- Tom Wilkinson

I served, she came to the net, it was a passing shot.
- Gabriela Sabatini

I've been shot at on numerous occasions.
- John Pomfret

Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words
to be used in a game of tennis,
though these, of course, can be slightly amplified.
- Virginia Graham

Suddenly a single shot on the extreme left rang out
on the clear morning air,
followed quickly by several others, and the whole line
pushed rapidly forward through the brush.
- John Gibbon

I am a very good shot.
I have hunted for every kind of animal.
But I would never kill an animal during mating season.
- Hedy Lamarr

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
- Charles Barkley

I am a prince I have it all, and I hear your foot steps on the wall,
I wait in silence for your call, and take a shot and watch you fall.
- Trey Anastasio

Yes, the marriage proposal was shot.
Michael excluded the dialogue from the final edit.
- Madeleine Stowe

I used to fish the Border rivers, but nowadays you
have to queue up for a shot and I can't stand that.
- Norman MacCaig

People should realize that I shot a Coke commercial back in 1986.
So, you know, I've been around a long time.
I carry my Screen Actors Guild Card.
- Kato Kaelin

I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but
to be set up? By people who you trusted? That's bad.
- Tupac Shakur

The pilot came back and said he had just heard that Kennedy was shot.
- George Smathers

The running across the field thing, that was the first
scene we shot in the movie.
We asked the audience to stay for the scene,
and 37,000 people stayed.
- Jimmy Fallon

Placing the ball in the right position for the next
shot is eighty percent of winning golf.
- Ben Hogan

I was so ugly my mother used to feed me with a sling shot.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can
be shot again and again until the director is satisfied.
- Bruce Beresford

You know how you smoke out a sniper? You send a guy out in the open,
and you see if he gets shot.
They thought that one up at West Point.
- Samuel Fuller

Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
- Winston Churchill

At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers,
John Carpenter said, Let's get a shot of you looking
out of the window and seeing no one lying there.
- Donald Pleasence

This enraged the other Nazi so much that the next morning
he came to our house and he shot my father.
- Bruno Schulz

I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot...
when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.
- Michael Jordan

One of the greatest casualties
of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society...
shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

So we were doing this scene, and the kids get 20 minutes a day,
um, so, all I had to do was pick him up out of the
incubator and take him out,
and that was the whole shot.
- Steve Burton

We've evolved from sitting back on our tripods and
shooting wildlife films like they have been shot historically,
which doesn't work for us.
- Steve Irwin

Put your name on something, it better be the best...
you only get one shot.
- George Foreman

Air warfare is a shot through the brain,
not a hacking to pieces of the enemy's body.
- J. F. C. Fuller

I'll give it a shot.
But I don't know that a year from now I'm going to be here.
Nobody does.
- Harry Anderson

It was quite a shot in the head to do the album and
then have it shot down by nonmusical idiots.
- Dan Fogelberg

I did my military service from 1989 -
92 and I was never shot at or had to fire on anybody.
I was very lucky.
I was more involved in intelligence and counter-intelligence.
- Oded Fehr

I'll do whatever it takes to win games,
whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel,
handing a cup of water to a teammate,
or hitting the game-winning shot.
- Kobe Bryant

I just shot John Lennon.
- Mark David Chapman

Because you remember Meredith was walking along the
highway there and somebody shot him.
- Charles Phillips

If I could change on thing about myself,
I would: Have better knees.
Mine are shot because of injuries.
You're only as good as your legs, whether you're an athlete or an actor.
- William Petersen

I shot with it a lot.
I still do now.
That is why I am hard of hearing.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I'm a crack shot and I've won medals for shooting.
But I don't think I could shoot a person.
- Gene Vincent

I'm still trying to re-create a Ray Charles concert
that I heard when I was fifteen years old,
and all my nerve endings were fried and transformed,
and electricity shot through me.
- Boz Scaggs

When the shot is afterwards subjected to white light,
colour appears because of selective reflection.
- Gabriel Lippmann

And Walker was made with a Mexican crew,
although it was shot in Nicaragua.
- Alex Cox

Every prop, every shot, every pearl that rolled across
the floor was exactly how I wanted it to be.
- Melissa Joan Hart

In Bosnia, little children shot in the head by a guy
who thinks it's okay to aim his gun at a child.
- Christiane Amanpour

Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot
down an American Apache with an old weapon.
- Saddam Hussein

Rita Hayworth in Gilda...
there's not a shot of her in that movie that isn't gorgeous.
- Donna Mills

I lost interest in firearms because we had a dog that
was scared to death of the sound of a rifle shot.
- James Spader

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up,
but a comedy in long-shot.
- Charlie Chaplin

It was just this crazy craziness, and the fact that it was shot in Paris,
and it had these incredible people in it.
It was an easy thing to say yes to.
- Dianne Wiest


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