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Dave Willis Quotes and Sayings

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I hooked up everybody in Sidney, including one guy who was blind.
- Dave Willis

The funny thing is that I had never actually watched TV.
- Dave Willis

It's called a pen.
It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
- Dale Dauten

Showing cats is addictive.
All you need is one rosette and you're hooked.
- Donna Andrews

 

I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights.
I hit the gas, people behind me stop,
and I'm gone.
- Steven Wright

Passion is all but soft, it's not tender,
it's violence to which you get hooked by pleasure.
- Isabelle Adjani

Oh, I was completely hooked on movies and plays and
theater from the time I was a day old -
I was very,
very early on in love with movies and I loved plays.
- Bob Balaban

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I started getting on my feet and clowning around,
and they ended up putting me in a play when I was 12.
And I was hooked.
- Tim Robbins

By that time I was hooked on a career in academic research
instead of one in the pharmaceutical industry that
I had originally considered in deciding to get a PhD.
- Paul Berg

I became hooked on the idea of being able to shoot
an image and process it myself,
and end up with a product.
- Leonard Nimoy

And, he'd seen me in Panama, and he talked about maybe
doing something in New York so I hooked it up when
I came here and I recorded in 1969 my first album with Pete Rodriguez.
- Ruben Blades

Double J is similar in age, we're similar in experience.
I think if we hooked up, we could be a formidable team.
We get along well inside the ring and outside the ring.
- Owen Hart

Once an artist explores the vast variety of tools and
features available on the great programs,
we're hooked.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music.
When I heard "Heartbreak Hotel" I thought,
this is it.
- Paul McCartney

I got hooked into folk music by accident,
because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child.
- Stephen Stills

Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him
with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward,
and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
- Theodore Dreiser

I was once a student in a punk T-Shirt hooked on screwed-up scenarios.
That's how I became the esteemed cultural figure that I am today.
- Bruce Sterling

My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born,
but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring.
I was hooked.
- Elizabeth Taylor

I was a very sickly kid.
While I was in the hospital at age 7,
my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied.
I was hooked.
- Len Wein

The first horror film I remember seeing in the theatre
was Halloween and from the first scene when the kid
puts on the mask and it is his POV,
I was hooked.
- David Arquette

After I got my first laugh on stage,
I was hooked.
- Matthew Perry

I'm enjoying it, but I still don't know why I'm hooked on acting.
- Stephen Rea

Once you are hooked, smoking is harder to quit then heroin.
- Loni Anderson

If Beethoven and Bach hooked up with Mozart and made a band,
they could be a distant runner up to The D. - Jack Black

The trouble with Nixon is that he's a serious politics junkie.
He's totally hooked and like any other junkie,
he's a bummer to have around, especially as President.
- Hunter S. Thompson

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

Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked
on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable.
It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future,
but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses.
- Maureen Forrester

But I loved the script to 7th Heaven and couldn't say no.
It made me laugh and cry, and I was hooked.
I'd love to know who turned it down,
because I'm sure at least one other actor did.
But I'm glad he did, whoever it was.
- Stephen Collins

The hardest part was getting the window net hooked back.
I didn't think I was ever going to get it hooked.
I finally got it hooked.
If I'd known that I wouldn't have tried to hook it.
- Sterling Marlin

My musical background is like almost every non classical musician in the world.
One day a special record was heard and that was it.
I was hooked, started trying to play various instruments
and was off to bar land to become a rock star.
What else?
- Kevin Johnson

They told me that the hotels had maybe two rooms set
up for people with disabilities,
but if they got there too late, and didn't get one of these rooms,
they couldn't take a shower.
The room wasn't hooked up for them, or maybe the sink was too high.
- Gregory Hines

I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a
saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of
my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't
throw cigarette butts on the floor.
I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.
- Jimmy Breslin

There were years when I was a beer and tequila guy,
then I got real fat.
And then I found that you could actually go on a diet and drink scotch.
Then I got hooked on scotch, and if you get hooked on scotch,
then everything else just tastes wrong.
- Ron White

It's true that the more you put in the more you get
out and that has to be there I think,
If you aren't really hooked on your instrument this
job would be a hell on earth but if you are,
it's the best.
- Leo Kottke

There were many women around.
We all had a relationship with each other that was very strong.
And all of our minds kind of hooked up.
We rejected the society.
We rejected marriage because we didn't like what our parents had.
- Lynette Fromme

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

What is called genius is the
abundance of life and health.
- Henry David Thoreau

The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
- Maya Angelou

Everyone believes that their beliefs are the right ones -
that is why they are called beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I have called this principle,
by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved,
by the term of Natural Selection.
- Charles Darwin

When we lose one we love,
our bitterest tears are called forth
by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

To a philosopher all news,
as it is called, is gossip,
and they who edit and read it
are old women over their tea.
- Henry David Thoreau

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

Maybe there is no actual place called hell.
Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents
breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
- Jim Carrey

My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're
called when you don't have a job.
- Ted Turner

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions,
including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
- Doug Larson

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
- Jacques Barzun

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

I can do no other than be reverent
before everything that is called life.
I can do no other than to have compassion
for all that is called life.
That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
- Albert Schweitzer

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind,
they are called vandals; if they destroy something
irreplaceable made by God,
they are called developers.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of ...
about me not listening to her, or something.
I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
- the movie Dumb & Dumber (1994)

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

I claim that human mind or human society
is not divided into watertight compartments
called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power,
it is called a democracy.
- Charles de Secondat

Gold medals aren't really made of gold.
They're made of sweat, determination,
and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
- Dan Gable

I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything,
I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals.
- Diogenes

I think that every so-called history book and film
biography should be prefaced by the statement that
what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances.
- Barbara Kruger


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