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Don Knotts Quotes and Sayings

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Mainly, I thought of Barney as a kid.
You can always look into the faces of kids and see what they're thinking,
if they're happy or sad.
That's what I tried to do with Barney.
- Don Knotts

My idol was Jack Benny and he was the master of subtlety and timing.
- Don Knotts

Well, they put me in a booth and then did some nice
things to the speaker to make it come out sounding ok.
- Don Knotts

I felt like a loser.
I was unhappy as a child most of the time.
We were terribly poor and I hated my size.
- Don Knotts

 

I don't think actors get good training today.
I put my training to use in everything I do.
- Don Knotts

I don't think just funny is enough on Broadway.
- Don Knotts

We began to do little things, have little scenes where
we just talked about things that had nothing to do with the plot.
In fact, in the beginning, they didn't want us to do that.
But as time went on, you see that in so many shows.
I think we were the first to do that.
- Don Knotts

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock PHOTO

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly
for the purpose of diddling with his computer.
- Dave Barry

My biggest successes were mainly in the pop market during the 80s.
- Juice Newton

Mainly what I learned from Buddy...
was an attitude.
He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn't have any barriers to it.
- Waylon Jennings

In the late '70s I started to search for the perfect sound -
whatever that might be,
before that I was mainly interested in drugs,
insanity and the rock'n'roll lifestyle.
- Lou Reed

I keep working mainly because my wife and I spend most
of our time touring the country doing our own plays.
- Joseph Bologna

This season is a lot funnier, not as dark,
mainly because, well, she has accepted the fact that she is dead.
She knows she cannot go back to where she was when she was alive.
- Ellen Muth

I was buying Bob Dylan mainly, everything I could get hold of by him.
- Robyn Hitchcock

So it's mainly a question of helping the Third World
overcome the effects of global warming.
- Bjorn Lomborg

Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up,
because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests.
- Linus Torvalds

The tunes, rhythms, and messages are drawn mainly from secular culture.
- Richard Morris

We were mainly concerned about nudity -
how much could be shown in 1959 and how much would convey,
without being gratuitous, the terror of being attacked naked and wet.
- Joseph Stefano

And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking
trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them.
- F. L. Lucas

Pure mathematics is on the whole distinctly more useful than applied.
For what is useful above all is technique,
and mathematical technique is taught mainly through pure mathematics.
- G. H. Hardy

My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening.
She read mainly travel books.
- Beverly Cleary

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction.
Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Your success depends mainly upon what you think of
yourself and whether you believe in yourself.
- William J. H. Boetcker

I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is
primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul
that I seek the salvation of the body.
- William Booth

I play the piano and have been playing since I was 7,
mainly classical Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart.
- Kiana Tom

I was born in 1942, so I was mainly aware of Howard
Hughes' name on RKO Radio Pictures.
- Martin Scorsese

I've mainly been in dramas, so this is one of my first
comedy kind of performances in Cecil B. Demented.
- Stephen Dorff

What I believe in touches many aspects of religious and spiritual thought.
Mainly I'm influenced and inspired by the eastern yogi's aspect of mysticism,
Which is, I think, the future.
- Dave Davies

I am flattered to have been the woman to have opened
the door for female rockers to be accepted into the mainly male industry.
- Suzi Quatro

I became quite successful very young,
and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and
I just worked so hard at it.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Bill Clinton's foreign policy experience stems mainly
from having breakfast at the International House of Pancakes.
- Pat Buchanan

I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities,
even though I was already living as they did -
as black performers in a white world.
- Bobby Short

Big game photography in Africa is mainly done from a vehicle,
so then I feel I might as well take the lot.
- Nigel Dennis

I chose Sony Classics, not just because of their practical experience,
not just because of their wisdom in marketing,
but mainly because of their integrity.
- Arthur Cohn

For what I wrote that started this whole controversy,
I deserved to be criticized, and I felt bad about writing it.
I felt bad mainly as a writer and a thinker.
- Gregg Easterbrook

The knowledge of the ancient languages is mainly a luxury.
- John Bright

Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
- Ambrose Bierce

I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed...
When I was a kid I pitched, played first,
outfield and shortstop as well.
Now it's mainly softball with some friends.
- Josh Charles

This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish.
Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage
of coal and fish at the same time.
- Aneurin Bevan

The progress of society is mainly the improvement in
the condition of the workingmen of the world.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
- Winston Churchill

I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid,
mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books,
and I've read quite extensively as an adult.
- Matt Groening

Mainly I was able to perform with music -
I played the French horn,
I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band.
So I think it was a way to show off.
- Ewan McGregor

The games industry is already bigger than the music industry,
and it's mainly directed at teenage boys.
- Thomas Dolby

Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life.
I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits,
mainly, when I asked him to come along.
- Tim Conway

I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends
were also mainly artists or writers,
so he connects what I do with his example.
- Jonathan Lethem

I don't try to be a threat to MicroSoft,
mainly because I don't really see MS as competition.
Especially not Windows-the goals of Linux and Windows are simply so different.
- Linus Torvalds

I listen to jazz mainly.
Mainstream jazz.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God;
the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
- Thomas Aquinas

A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened
by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it,
is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.
- Anthony Trollope

I turned down some movies that were quite good.
mainly on the basis of taste.
- Dick Van Dyke

One should judge a man mainly from his depravities.
Virtues can be faked.
Depravities are real.
- Klaus Kinski

The career of a politician mainly consists in making
one part of the nation do what it does not want to do,
in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation.
- Auberon Herbert

The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.
- Benito Mussolini

I moved to LA and decided to do films and television,
mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead.
- Shirley Knight

In my schooling through high school,
I excelled mainly in chemistry,
physics and mathematics.
- James Rainwater

For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal
area is not mainly a problem of structure,
or design, or statistics.
It is a profoundly human situation.
- Kim Campbell

The people among which I lived - and yet live,
mainly - made their living from cotton,
wheat, cattle, oil, with the usual percentage of business
men and professional men.
- Robert E. Howard

I think a major cause of present Asian economic difficulties that mainly come from,
you know, lack of market economy.
- Kim Dae Jung

It was more freeing, mainly because he's so free anyway.
He just is in his performance.
So to mimic someone doing a free performance,
well, that's pretty freeing within itself.
- Michael Welch

The first half of life is spent mainly in finding out
who we are through seeing ourselves in our interaction with others.
- June Singer

Rock and roll mainly but I can play passable jazz also.
- Suzi Quatro

So far the changes in the president in his second term
have been mainly of a rhetorical nature.
- Brent Scowcroft

When I first came to the United States in 1956 I fell in love with things -
mainly the vitality and the freedoms.
- Harold Evans

I am not the archetypal leading man.
This is mainly for one reason: as you may have noticed,
I have no hair.
- Patrick Stewart

I play a lot of charity golf mainly.
I'm a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.
- Eric Bristow

I once had a lot of hatred, mainly toward my father,
an alcoholic.
- Josh McDowell

I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had,
even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly
on giving information about the results of my own work.
- Klaus Fuchs

It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious
actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives
of those who spring from us.
- Samuel Butler


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