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Harry Shearer Quotes and Sayings

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I went to graduate school at Harvard for one year I
worked in the state legislature in Sacramento for one year.
I taught school in Compton for two years.
- Harry Shearer

The last president we had was the smartest guy anyone
could remember and he did the dumbest thing anyone
has ever seen in the White House so go figure.
- Harry Shearer

I am one of those people who thrive on deadlines,
nothing brings on inspiration more readily than desperation.
- Harry Shearer

You have to do real acting, not just do a voice.
- Harry Shearer

 

That was Embassy Pictures, they went bankrupt shortly
after This is Spinal Tap came out.
- Harry Shearer

Well I directed a few feature length things for HBO in the late eighties.
- Harry Shearer

If absolute power corrupts absolutely,
does absolute powerlessness make you pure?
- Harry Shearer

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When it moved to Friday night it disappeared,
when they find another show that can do what The Simpsons does,
they will be delighted to do cancel The Simpsons.
- Harry Shearer

We're very pleased to be on a show which is known and loved around the world.
- Harry Shearer

I was a Political Science major.
- Harry Shearer

When I did that first movie, it was the introduction
to all the set-up time and the waiting time that's
endemic in motion pictures,
and the repetition.
- Harry Shearer

I didn't have a lot of independent film connections.
It really took until the digital film revolution came
along that I realized that I could do it myself.
- Harry Shearer

Democrats always like to brag that their guys are smarter
than the opponents and Republicans always like to brag
that their guys are more moral than the opponents.
But if you're looking for morals in politics you're
looking for bananas in the cheese department.
- Harry Shearer

I'm at a little loss in terms of my Leave It To Beaver expertise,
since I never watched an episode of the show -
so the cast in the pilot could have been Martians or
they could have been the regular cast for all I know.
- Harry Shearer

You know, radio was a really easy way to do the shows.
You'd come in, do a read-through, there'd be a few rehearsals,
then you'd come the night of the show and do it in
front of the audience and then go home.
- Harry Shearer

Well Washington DC what are you going to do.
They think the capitol steps are the state of the art in comedy.
You try to drag them into the 20th century let alone
the 21st and they refuse to come with you.
- Harry Shearer

In the year and a half I was on SNL,
I never saw anybody ad lib anything.
For a very good reason - the director cut according to the script.
So, if you ad libbed, you'd be off mike and off camera.
- Harry Shearer

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

Bush is a frat boy in the White House but we've had that before.
But I wasn't one of those people that was threatening to leave the country.
By the way none of those people have left the country.
Alec Baldwin is still here.
- Harry Shearer

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
- Joe Garagiola

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

Who would ever think that so much went on
in the soul of a young girl?
- Anne Frank

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were
only there for the beer -
the wealth,
prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
- A. J. P. Taylor

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
- Jonathan Winters

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

I went to watch my father at Silverstone in the early 1950s,
and I've still got the car he was in.
- Nick Mason

The cup that went down under has now come up again.
- Sue Simmons

My mother felt it was time that I had some parental control,
so I went off to America and went to New York.
- Diane Cilento

I'm still Sean that me mates went to school with,
not Sean the film star.
And that's the way I prefer to be.
- Sean Bean

I went to college at the University of Kansas,
where I got a degree in political science.
- Sara Paretsky

I read a fan bulletin board once, and somebody said
I had a face like a potato,
so I never went back on there.
- Mary Lynn Rajskub

Yeah, getting the company that would help advertise
and cross promote the movie on the release was an important factor for New Line,
so we went out to a lot of different companies.
- David R. Ellis

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent
than the one that went before it,
and wiser than the one that comes after it.
- George Orwell

I simply went down there to catch up with an old mate of mine,
who owns the place.
He's the one who wrote the book on the place,
but no, no movie, just a beer.
- Bryan Brown

I had some friends that tried it down there,
and I went to a couple of open mics,
and I just kind of got this...
this sick urge to try it instead of just watching it.
- Todd Barry

One night I went to see Bobby at the Flamingo.
Because he was my hero, I would visit him for inspiration.
- Wayne Newton

A line is a dot that went for a walk.
- Paul Klee

With Germany herself falling, it is not strange that
the nations leagued with her also went down to defeat.
- Kelly Miller

When I went to the University, the medical school was
the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life,
its nature, its origins, and its ills.
- Albert Claude

John Glenn craved the publicity.
I think even John would admit that.
When he went into politics, that became pretty obvious!
He knew how to do public relations.
- Wally Schirra

We went for the best overall feel on each song.
There are no musical overdubs at all.
It's a true live record; it's one of the few true live records out there.
- Ben Harper

I went back to film work after Dobie.
I went back to film work after Dobie.
- Dwayne Hickman

I didn't have any real art training,
but when I was about twelve nad thirteen,
another boy and I went to a sign painter's house every
Friday night and took lessons.
- Rube Goldberg

Left the ranch in 1883, went to California,
going through the States and territories,
reached Ogden the latter part of 1883,
and San Francisco in 1884.
- Calamity Jane

There was a project at Lawrence Livermore National
Labs where many years ago they went down this path
for scripting and controlling very large numerical calculations.
- Guido van Rossum

When I went to college I took a creative writing class
and decided in a week to be a writer.
- David Guterson

So I went into jazz and performed in jazz clubs all over the country.
- Cy Coleman

Sorry dude, but we're in a boxing match and you went
against your word and tried to make me look weak and
stupid in front of 17 million people.
That's just not gonna happen.
- Dustin Diamond

I went overseas hoping to prove that all our POWs were home.
I came back convinced that they were still alive.
- Bo Gritz

I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors,
so all of my training has been on stage with different directors.
That was a pretty good school room.
- James Denton

Take ice.
Ice is fascinating to me.
Ice is the one thing in our world that went from an
agricultural product to being manufactured.
- Alton Brown

I moved away for three years and went to Trinidad where I met my wife,
Athena.
- Mathias Rust

I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel,
so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill.
- Tom T. Hall

I don't go out that much anymore, unfortunately.
I used to enjoy it, but I'm just so busy.
Like last night, everybody else went out,
and I just went straight home and went to bed.
- Lee Ann Womack


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