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Jones Very Quotes and Sayings

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From the wrestling of his own soul with the great enemy,
comes that depth and mystery which startles us in Hamlet.
- Jones Very

Macbeth is contending with the realities of this world,
Hamlet with those of the next.
- Jones Very

As long as man labors for a physical existence,
though an act of necessity almost, he is yet natural;
it is life,
though that of this world, for which he instinctively works.
- Jones Very

We feel unsatisfied until we know ourselves akin even
with that greatness which made the spots on which it rested hallowed;
and until,
by our own lives, and by converse with the thoughts they have bequeathed us,
we feel that union and relationship of the spirit which we seek.
- Jones Very

 

Often and often must he have thought,
that, to be or not to be forever, was a question,
which must be settled; as it is the foundation,
and the only foundation upon which we feel that there can rest one thought,
one feeling, or one purpose worthy of a human soul.
- Jones Very

These are matters of external history.
They are indeed prominent objects, often changing and
giving a new direction to the current;
but they tell us not why it flows onward and will ever flow.
- Jones Very

Wrestling is ballet with violence.
- Jesse Ventura

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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
- Marcus Aurelius

After wrestling with myself for six months,
I began medical treatment.
During that time I started a band with some friends
of mine called Jack's Car,
but that didn't last.
- Jack Irons

At this point I have no interest in returning to wrestling.
I am pursuing my acting career.
But I never say never.
I enjoyed the three years I was in the wrestling industry.
- Rita Mero

I owe a lot to my dad, just for having provided the
wrestling business for us to get into.
- Owen Hart

Writing is the hardest way of earning a living,
with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
- Olin Miller

When I'm in bed with a woman, my favorite move is a
wrestling hold called the lip lock.
- Jerry Lawler

Not only was it that I surprised people by beating Bret Hart,
but it was a great match.
They still rate it as one of the best wrestling matches of all time.
- Owen Hart

Well, actually, the Second City thing came about because
I was taking a few improv classes there.
I thought that the improv classes would help with my wrestling career,
which it has.
- Trish Stratus

I don't understand American football at all.
It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets.
- Sting

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules -
politics has no rules.
- Ross Perot

I was dating a guy that was a huge wrestling fan and
I'm embarrassed to say it now but I used to make fun of him for watching it.
- Torrie Wilson

As far as wrestling goes, as long as my body is able
to withstand the physical beating,
I will keep wrestling.
- Trish Stratus

I find too often in the wrestling business,
you just wrestle, get to the hotel, make your money.
Sometimes I have to stop and remind myself to enjoy
my life and not just rush through.
- Owen Hart

One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a
closer communion of heart than hours spent on both
sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
- William James

There's no drama like wrestling.
- Andy Kaufman

It's a little like wrestling a gorilla.
You don't quit when you're tired - you quit when the gorilla is tired.
- Robert Strauss

Hopefully I can become the Babe Ruth of the World Wrestling
Federation and be the champion at the same time.
- Hulk Hogan

It was only supposed to be on WCW compilation;
on that wrestling compilation.
And for that I thought it was good.
And then we threw it on our record as well.
- Kerry King

As they say, anything can happen in the World Wrestling Federation.
- Jerry Lawler

I like a women who's got some balls,
some strength.
As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling,
that's fine.
- James Hetfield

I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight,
and I don't want to.
When I find out a man is interested in these sports,
I drop him.
- Hedy Lamarr

There's so many documentaries out there right now and
everything's exposing wrestling.
- Owen Hart

Judging from what looks like the popularity of this
classic wrestling show is that the people like what
they have grown to know and love here in Memphis.
- Jerry Lawler

OSHA had come in and looked at the channel 5 studios
and it sort of had something to do with wrestling,
but they found that there were some safety concerns
that had to be addressed.
- Jerry Lawler

I used to be fond of Indian arm wrestling.
- Leslie Fiedler

Artistic temperament sometimes seems a battleground,
a dark angel of destruction and a bright angel of creativity wrestling.
- Madeleine L'Engle

It's good to go out and entertain these people,
and you've got them on the edge of their seat,
they're standing up.
Then you know that you've done your job,
you've entertained them.
My way of entertaining them is going out and wrestling.
Everyone's got their different ways.
- Owen Hart

If I play my cards right, I could bring network wrestling back to TV.
Unfortunately, to most people, wrestling is a laughingstock.
But fortunately, I'm reaching people who otherwise wouldn't watch it.
- Andy Kaufman

It's kind of beating a dead horse if you're talking
about going out and saying wrestling's fake,
or this or that.
People don't want to hear that.
They want to hear, they wanted to find an inside story.
- Owen Hart

I'm good friends with The Rock, and I talk to him all the time.
And he says that, even though his movie career has taken off,
he misses the instant gratification of wrestling,
and the live crowds, and I could see being that way myself.
- Trish Stratus

I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14...
I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport.
I coached the sport until I was 47.
I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the
discipline I have to write.
- John Irving

Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life.
It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who
had gradually ceased to be a Marxist,
and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.
- Roland Joffe

I don't think that McMahon thinks very much about the
fact that J.R and I have been successful.
I don't think that McMahon thinks the wrestling announcers
really have that much to contribute the show.
- Jerry Lawler

I certainly would have regretted not getting into wrestling.
It's been very lucrative for me and I've been fortunate
to get into it and make money and not do anything stupid
where I invested in something that collapsed.
- Owen Hart

There would never have been a British Ballet without Diaghilev.
He had a wonderful influence.
- Ninette de Valois

And it is always Easter Sunday at the New York City Ballet.
It is always coming back to life.
Not even coming back to life - it lives in the constant present.
- John Guare

My Mom is a ballet director, so I had this idea in
me that classical training is the best foundation for anything you do,
so I wanted to get a classical background and voice.
- Shuler Hensley

I started taking ballet lessons when I was three and
a half and I still take dance classes.
- Oksana Baiul

I went to the Performing Arts School and studied classical ballet.
That attitude is something that's put into your head.
You are never thin enough.
- Carmen Electra

I copied my brother.
He was a natural dancer.
Graceful.
People always asked did we study ballet.
We never did.
- Harold Nicholas

In fact, ballet companies did not exist in the Midwest when I was a child.
- Suzanne Farrell

I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really
all about wearing the tutu.
- Elle Macpherson

The real American type can never be a ballet dancer.
The legs are too long, the body too supple and the
spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.
- Isadora Duncan

I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously.
- Maureen O'Hara

I think of the New York City Ballet as the Yankees
without George Steinbrenner.
- John Guare

The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a
whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder
and beauty that it brought previous generations.
- Robert Caro

There might've been wires, but I have this ability to make myself light.
Well you know what, in ballet, when you kind of lift yourself here,
it's all up in the head.
- Albert Finney

Dancing is a tough career, but I'm glad I spent it at the Royal Ballet.
- Deborah Bull

I went to ballet school for nine years,
and there was an agent for the whole school who happened
to be there visiting one of the performances.
She suggested an audition.
- Sarah Sutton

Every ballet, whether or not successful artistically or with the public,
has given me something important.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

Classical ballet will never die.
- Ninette de Valois

I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet,
tap and jazz.
They helped a great deal with body control,
balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.
- Lynn Swann

I wanted to be a ballet teacher.
- Jaclyn Smith

The particular ballet was not so important as the fact
that I was physically healthy,
and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible.
- Suzanne Farrell

It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying,
'Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.'
By then,
pigs will be your style.
- Quentin Crisp

The ballet embodies the notes of music.
And sometimes you almost feel like you can see the
notes dance up there on the stage.
- Robert Caro

A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet.
I'm beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things.
- Twyla Tharp

I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle.
It wasn't mine.
- Rita Rudner

I've got no plans to be a ballet dancer at the moment.
- Neil Patrick Harris

I used to dance when I was younger -
ballet and modern dance.
- Nastassja Kinski

I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.
- Janice Dickinson

I think that every year that the New York City Ballet
is alive is worthy of celebration.
Because otherwise the terrible thing is just that we take it for granted.
- John Guare

The life of a dancer is tragically short.
What is remarkable about the New York City Ballet is
that it makes us forget that.
Because it keeps the ballet alive.
- John Guare

The moment the curtain rose on that first ballet,
I knew something wonderful and new had come into my life.
I can still see the first scene.
The ballet was Divertimento No.
15.
- Robert Caro


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