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John Philips Quotes and Sayings

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When the sappy boughs Attire themselves with blooms,
sweet rudiments Of future harvest.
- John Philips

Little pains In a due hour employ'd great profit yields.
- John Philips

I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic,
nice dinner, or traveling.
I'm kind of an old romantic.
- Will Estes

Why can't people just say they were moved? Why do they have to say it's sappy?
- Casey Affleck

 

To be willing to sort of die in order to move the reader,
somehow.
Even now I'm scared about how sappy this'll look in print,
saying this.
- David Foster Wallace

Don't sweat the small stuff.
- Richard Carlson

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

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We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature.
Everything is made of one hidden stuff.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is pretty simple:
You do some stuff.
Most fails. Some works.
You do more of what works.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love interrupts, if you like,
the consequences of your actions,
which in my case is very good news indeed,
because I've done a lot of stupid stuff.
- Bono

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
- Clarence Day

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
- Al Green

Confit is the ultimate comfort food,
and trendy or not,
it is dazzling stuff.
- Sally Schneider

I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that
is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.
- Jaron Lanier

I would think twice about designing stuff for which
there was no need and which didn't endure.
- Robin Day

When you take stuff from one writer it's plagiarism;
but when you take it from many writers,
it's research.
- Wilson Mizner

I've been able to make a good living as a musician,
but now it's time to do all the other stuff.
- Robyn Hitchcock

You stuff somebody into the American dream,
and it becomes a prison.
- Craig L. Thomas

The trap is that you then just start doing stuff about Hollywood,
which I don't really want to do.
- Josh Schwartz

I spend shockingly little time thinking about real-world stuff.
- Trey Parker

I can't do all that riddly diddly stuff.
I'm not good enough.
It's all about not playing.
- Will Champion

I know they are going to be doing a box set in Europe
of Danzig 5 and 6 and some other stuff.
- Glenn Danzig

In terms of soccer, it wasn't really a thing that girls did.
In England it more kind of Net Ball and Hockey and
stuff like that in athletics.
It's to each their own, really.
- Parminder Nagra

So I look at a lot of stuff now that I did and some of it looks tame to me,
but my interest in terms of what I want to say with
it is a little different.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I was eating bad stuff.
Lots of sugar and carbs, junk food all the time.
It makes you very irritated.
- Avril Lavigne

I've been listening to a lot of Hollies stuff lately,
and it's beginning to sound pretty good to me.
- Graham Nash

And I said - Styx - as a musical group it is our place
to reflect the light that is shining on us back onto this place and say -
this is where so much great stuff started.
- James Young

Rewriting is a large part of the whole job.
And get rid of stuff that's not working.
Just pare it down until it's a beautiful thing you can hand in,
probably late, to your editor.
- Kurt Loder

So I learnt a few country western songs,
I bought a chord book, and right away I started writing my own stuff,
which nobody else did that, I don't know why.
- John Fahey

My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian.
I had to be with her, and I just figured I'd deal with the other stuff later.
- Portia de Rossi

I'm just not comfortable with that society stuff.
I mean, we were just invited to the White House,
but my husband won't take me because he knows I don't want to go.
- Pia Zadora

Well, like any time you're shooting documentary stuff,
you've got to be in the moment, and you've got to be
able to be in control enough to capture what's happening.
- Brian De Palma

I've been doing this stuff for so long it's the one
aspect of my life that I've paid attention to and really
sort of not paid attention to the rest of it.
- Joan Jett

A Poem does not grow by jerks.
As trees in Spring produce a new ring of tissue,
so does every poet put forth a fresh outlay of stuff at the same season.
- Wilfred Owen

What I bring to the table is a huge enthusiasm and love for this stuff.
- Ted Allen

When Blur first started and we were playing Manchester
the Hacienda was the place to go.
That was where a lot of exciting stuff was happening
and London was pretty dead.
- Graham Coxon

We're the acceptable edge of the unacceptable stuff.
- Peter Buck

The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking
authority in the intelligence community.
They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything
except inside their bureau.
- David Hunt

I'd read things, like people criticizing me.
But no one likes to read stuff about that,
and probably the main thing that was getting to me was me mum's illness.
- Jack Osbourne

But the Danzig unreleased stuff will be either a single or a double CD.
- Glenn Danzig

We sat here during Irene in '99 with the back door open.
We drank and watched all the stuff fly by.
- John Harrison

Usually, the stuff that's your best idea or work is
going to be attacked the most.
- Francis Ford Coppola

It is important to make your own stuff.
Even if you are not an actor, it is important to not
stop involving yourself as a creative person.
- Ajay Naidu

I decided I was going to tell these stories.
I went around and met Crumb.
He was the cartoonist.
I started realizing comics weren't just kid stuff.
- Harvey Pekar

Just because you like my stuff doesn't mean I owe you anything.
- Bob Dylan

People are like, 'Well, she doesn't know the Sex Pistols.'
Why would I know that stuff? Look how young I am.
That stuff's old, right?
- Avril Lavigne

We must accept life for what it actually is -
a challenge to our quality without which we should
never know of what stuff we are made,
or grow to our full stature.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

I don't know anybody in the underworld.
I make this stuff up.
I don't know any criminals.
- James Ellroy

Craig Nelson who is an actor and is in a show called
Coach in the United States.
We began to do some improvisational stuff and we used
to get laughs and things.
- Barry Levinson

People used to think we just faked all that stuff...
it was all written, rehearsed.
The fact that it looks as cobbled together as it does
is just that we weren't very good.
- Terry Gilliam

It was just us lampooning our own peer group,
saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And
where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly?
- Neil Innes

All the stuff that I used to treat with contempt -
you know,
I'm an artist, man, I don't do that family stuff -
has begun to seem really important.
- Rick Moody

I've cut down on a lot of stuff this summer,
just so I can hang out and be a normal kid for a while.
- Ryan Sheckler

I like to sneak in under the radar.
I don't have any paparazzi following me or have to deal with that stuff.
I'm never in the tabloids.
I prefer that.
- Rob Schneider

This is not a sham, not a game.
This is the real stuff.
- Marion Barry

Stuff that's hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary
because you don't know what it does.
- Jerry Garcia

I like Soderbergh, Spielberg, Lucas.
There's a lot of talented guys out there obviously,
and if you're a fan of films, you have to look at that
stuff and learn from them.
- David R. Ellis

It's such a performance to bring stuff into America.
It's a great luxury when I am in England.
- Terence Stamp

I hardly ever listen to any of our old stuff now.
Once the songs have been recorded and put on to vinyl
they become someone else's entertainment,
not mine.
- Robert Smith

I want to make a pop album - something more upbeat
than my stuff was in the '90s.
- George Michael

I've gone through a lot of stuff in my life.
- Jon Voight

Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out
as from a dustbin upset in a high wind.
- William Golding

A lot of funny stuff happens in Canada.
- Samantha Bee

People always give me styling products and stuff.
- Rachael Leigh Cook

John's time and effort were, in the main,
spent on pretty honorable stuff.
As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect,
nobody's Jesus.
And look what they did to him.
- Paul McCartney

At least the rap metal stuff is good,
but it's not really my bag.
I've been listening to the radio since we've been touring the past month,
because we don't get it most of the time.
- Jon Crosby

You work your butt off and somebody says you can't
have your record played because it offends them.
Tyrants are made of such stuff.
- Richard Pryor

I got about 6037 songs I wrote myself and I'm trying
to get them on the market and I just wish people could
hear them and stuff but they'll do pretty good.
- Hasil Adkins


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