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I've always slightly worried the kids who play football around my house.
by Bill Nighy

I've always slightly worried the kids who play football around my house.
They know I'm an actor, but felt sorry for me because
they'd never seen anything I've done.
- Bill Nighy

I got briefly mistaken for someone who might be good in bed,
which was very, very good.
- Bill Nighy

I wanted to be a journalist, I thought it was glamorous
and that I'd meet beautiful women in the rain.
- Bill Nighy

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

 

Everyone in a complex system has a slightly different interpretation.
The more interpretations we gather, the easier it becomes
to gain a sense of the whole.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

In Dreams...
well, I was slightly overcompensating with that.
I was a bit like a director for hire,
so maybe I was putting too much imagery that was familiar to me into it.
- Neil Jordan

Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way.
Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level.
- Bill Griffith

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While the form of treachery varies slightly from case to case,
liberals always manage to take the position that most
undermines American security.
- Ann Coulter

I've never been up with the times, always been slightly out of step.
- Christopher Eccleston

My grandmother lived with us for a short time while I was a child.
Old people tend to be slightly more eccentric -
they can behave the way they want.
- Julie Walters

Once the herd starts moving in one direction,
it's very hard to turn it, even slightly.
- Dan Rather

I think maybe Mr. Sinise and Mr. Bacon have slightly bigger egos than I do.
- Eric Roberts

Music is there to enrich your life and make you aware
of things in a slightly different way.
- Andrew Eldritch

As I became very defined in my personal politics,
I turned down some films that I slightly regret now;
I'm not going to say what they were.
- Julie Christie

I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school,
Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror
his old music teacher produced a cello.
- Anthony Holden

The rate of population growth in the United States
is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.
- Emanuel Celler

All audiences should be slightly off balance.
- Richard Thompson

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

Being slightly paranoid is like being slightly pregnant -
it tends to get worse.
- Molly Ivins

All of us are mad.
If it weren't for the fact every one of us is slightly abnormal,
there wouldn't be any point in giving each person a separate name.
- Ugo Betti

The worst thing that being an artist could do to you
would be that it would make you slightly unhappy constantly.
- J. D. Salinger

I was slightly disappointed, but also encouraged,
because I put myself in position to win a major,
which is all even Tiger says he tries to do.
- Stuart Appleby

There is something about the Australian psyche that
seems to like films that are slightly offbeat.
- Nick Park

I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging
from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.
- Bette Davis

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right,
but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly
and without reservation that he is in error.
- Andrew Jackson

The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when
it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt.
- Konrad Adenauer

And frankly, being a woman I think gives me a slightly
different take on a lot of the issues and on a lot
of the solutions to the problems we face.
- Carol Moseley Braun

I think we are all slightly down in the dumps after another loss.
We may be in the wrong sign...
Venus may be in the wrong juxtaposition with somewhere else.
- Ted Dexter

Be able to suffer wearing a necktie or slightly high
heels for an entire evening without complaint or early removal.
- Marilyn vos Savant

If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical
or punk or rock or even slightly metal,
that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
- Ben Harper

The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Whatever happened to the tomboy I used to be,
the slightly rebellious rocker?
- Brenda Lee

The home viewing experience is slightly different and
there's room for these kinds of extra excursions.
- Ivan Reitman

So I suppose this slightly mature fashion sense happened because of what I had.
- Carly Simon

It's necessary to be slightly underemployed if you
are to do something significant.
- James D. Watson

I think I'm slightly impulsive, sometimes organised
and always in search of a bargain!
- Lisa Snowdon

I'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant.
A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen
to be totally in love with myself.
- Mike Tyson

I am prepared to believe that a dry martini slightly impairs the palate,
but think what it does for the soul.
- Alec Waugh

The other guys drink, but they don't drink anywhere near what I used to.
And I think they're slightly respectful of the fact that I'm off it,
so it's not a problem.
- Graham Coxon

It is always better to be slightly underdressed.
- Coco Chanel

It's really important to remember that most people
in the public eye are human for a start and a lot of
things that you read in the media get slightly misconstrued and manipulated.
- Geri Halliwell

Set up a situation that presents you with something
slightly beyond your reach.
- Brian Eno

Amour is the one human activity of any importance in
which laughter and pleasure preponderate,
if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
- Aldous Huxley

Mothers are all slightly insane.
- J. D. Salinger

What we do at its very, very best, at its very,
very most, will shift us slightly in our seat.
If only for two hours, great.
If for the rest of our lives, even better.
- Campbell Scott

Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest,
for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.
- Andres Segovia

The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like
the celebrated tower of Pisa -
slightly off balance.
- Prince Charles

7th Heaven is quite a hit for them now,
and they are hoping to appeal to a very similar audience with our show;
skewed slightly older I guess,
since it's a 9:00 to 10:00 show.
- Gregory Harrison

Matisse was very clear about saying that you have to
blow your own trumpet and explain yourself,
which I think has been slightly forgotten.
- Howard Hodgkin

Also, after people play these Sim games,
it tends to change their perception of the world around them,
so they see their city, house or family in a slightly
different way after playing.
- Will Wright

A more complex - but only slightly more original -
way to feel out of it is available at the hip and pretentious
nightclubs and bars along the Sunset Strip.
- Merrill Markoe

As far as Beau is concerned, we're on the same team,
we root for each other.
If my parts are slightly more attractive,
or are perceived that way by others,
he's very content.
- Jeff Bridges

A great book should leave you with many experiences,
and slightly exhausted.
You should live several lives while reading it.
- William Styron

Poetry is always slightly mysterious,
and you wonder what is your relationship to it.
- Seamus Heaney

It is never wise to try to appear to be more clever than you are.
It is sometimes wise to appear slightly less so.
- William Whitelaw

I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods,
feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare.
An actor must act.
- Laurence Olivier

Chelsea Morning is a great Joni Mitchell song and I
guess I'm partial to her lyrics because they show me
a slightly different perspective on life.
- Neil Diamond

It's slightly complicated for people to grasp the idea
of a head of state in human form.
- Prince Andrew

Many of the comedies I had made in Sweden were slightly
based on semi-autobiographical experiences,
so adapting novels was a very different experience.
- Lasse Hallstrom

Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps,
but still attached to life at all four corners.
Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
- Virginia Woolf

Everybody has basically the same family,
it's just reconfigured slightly differently from one to the next.
- Doug Coupland

What that means initially is that you have alot of
products that are only slightly better games in the
same genre on another machine -
and the titles that really take advantage of the machine come along later.
- Trip Hawkins

Motion pictures are the art form of the 20th century,
and one of the reasons is the fact that films are a
slightly corrupted artform.
They fit this century - they combine Art and business!
- Roger Corman

I studied German at school.
I lived in Berlin for two years and had a German girlfriend for five years,
so I don't find speaking German particularly difficult.
Singing was slightly more difficult.
- Martin Gore

My parents didn't want me to be a regular in a series.
I was a working actor from time to time but they thought
was a little too much being a star of a series.
They wanted me to have a slightly more normal childhood.
- Harry Shearer

Yes, I was invited to make the sound environment at
a booth of a huge electronic company,
during the Hanover Industrial Fair in 1973.
It was a job.
Slightly good paid.
But not as much as my producer then told the press.
- Klaus Schulze

The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way,
often to a not very good idea which sparked off another
idea that was only slightly better,
which somebody else misunderstood in such a way that
they then said something which was really rather interesting.
- John Cleese

Nowadays people's visual imagination is so much more sophisticated,
so much more developed, particularly in young people,
that now you can make an image which just slightly suggests something,
they can make of it what they will.
- Robert Doisneau

Namaste is a greeting of unity and acceptance
that recognizes the equality of all,
and pays honor to the sacredness of interconnection.
The sense of Namaste is
"The God in me greets the God in you,
I bow to the divine in you."
While saying Namaste, press the palms of the hands together
in front of the heart and bow the head slightly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking
it away from those who have a different complexion
or slightly flatter noses than ourselves,
is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much.
- Joseph Conrad

I felt slightly superior to student politics,
for instance.
I had no reason to think this, but I thought of myself
as slightly more seasoned.
I became quite cynical talking to my student friends.
- Kazuo Ishiguro


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