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Lee Petty Quotes and Sayings

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I figure you get out of life just about what you put into it.
- Lee Petty

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

I figure that if the children are alive when I get home,
I've done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,'
probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

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Sometimes I can't figure designers out.
It's as if they flunked human anatomy.
- Erma Bombeck

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

Long-term, we must figure out a way that the Kurdish
territory within Iraq operates with a certain amount
of autonomy so that they feel comfortable and safe going back.
- Les Aspin

I think the hardest part of writing is revising.
And by that I mean the following: A novelist has to
create the piece of marble and then chip away to find the figure in it.
- Chaim Potok

It's a cliche, but there really is no handbook about the celebrity thing;
you have to figure it out as you go along.
- Nathan Lane

There is nothing that special to see when looking at me.
I'm a painter who paints day in day out,
from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes,
more rarely portraits.
- Gustav Klimt

I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people,
but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates
just in case I should ever figure it out.
- David Sedaris

A great thing happening now in art is that artists are using the figure,
the body, clothing, life.
- Issey Miyake

I like normal stuff people fear - like spiders and heights.
I'm frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard
to figure out and get a grip on.
- Haley Joel Osment

You learn at a certain point that you have to focus
on the business side of music.
After getting ripped off a couple of times,
you figure out that you need to get a grip on it.
- Neil Schon

I figure lots of predictions is best.
People will forget the ones I get wrong and marvel over the rest.
- Alan Cox

When we can figure out a way to really tour and make a profit,
then we'll do it again.
- Michael McKean

We all have fertile creative periods and times when
we can't figure out how we ever did it.
- Cynthia Weil

We don't take a macro view...
We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful.
- Robert Pozen

If Barbara Walters was interviewing me,
I'd figure her career was as dead as mine!
- Tom T. Hall

The ideal situation would be to bypass all of the drama
and mayhem and just get the music right to the people.
I'm confident that we'll eventually figure it out.
- Debbie Gibson

If I was hearing something I couldn't do,
I would figure out how to do it.
- Bill Bruford

It was hard to figure out what were the good causes,
the bad causes, even the good politics and the bad politics.
So we started taking requests and figuring it out.
- Jeff Ament

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress,
and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of
the men being six feet high.
- George Catlin

The man who has allowed his body to deteriorate cuts a pitiful figure -
chest collapsed,
stomach protruding.
- Gene Tunney

I never saw a contradiction between the ideas that
sustain me and the ideas of that symbol,
of that extraordinary figure, Jesus Christ.
- Fidel Castro

We've got to figure out a way to cause communities to also want them,
the political, organized bodies.
- Lee Scott

I must have been 3 years old or less,
and I remember paging through these comics,
trying to figure out the stories.
I couldn't read the words, so I made up my own stories.
- Daniel Clowes

You have to realize: OK, I don't know how
to solve a political problem,
I don't know how to solve the pollution problem...
all I know is in my own life,
I need to figure out some sense of purpose,
I need to figure out how to be happy...
and I'm willing.
- Jewel

They want to let the audience figure things out and
let the reaction shot get the laugh.
- Barry Sonnenfeld

But then of course you reach a point where you have to say,
I've got to figure out how this book's going to end.
Otherwise, you're going to write yourself into so many dead-ends.
- Anthony Doerr

I knew I had a great figure, but I never regarded myself as beautiful.
- Marie Windsor

I try to lie as much as I can when I'm interviewed.
It's reverse psychology.
I figure if you lie, they'll print the truth.
- River Phoenix

I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured,
well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere.
All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

It was tough trying to figure out how to put on all the women's clothes.
- Barry Watson

No one can figure out your worth but you.
- Pearl Bailey

There's people that figure if they hang out with you,
all of a sudden they're going to be successes.
I've had two or three stalkers in my life.
- Dustin Diamond

And by the same token, I appreciate math,
because I can't do math.
If I have to read a map or figure out the tip on a restaurant bill,
I might start to tear up a little bit.
- Thomas Wilson

Even in times when it's difficult to figure out,
how do you go forward, art - and books -
always help.
- Alice Hoffman

Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where
gender didn't figure so prominently? Of course.
Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not.
- Judy Chicago

And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center
of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
- Scott Hamilton

When you shoot a musical, you're shooting to lipsynch tracks,
so we had to figure out our choreography and work out
what we wanted to do with each number before we did it.
- Norman Jewison

My biggest problem in middle school was catty girls,
cliques, and trying to figure out if I wanted to be a part of one of those,
just figuring out who I was and all that.
- Lindsey Shaw

If I were not a public figure, I wouldn't fly with Thai.
- Thaksin Shinawatra

One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task
entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something,
even though the final result is often small indeed.
- Max Webber

Even when I was saying I was Agnostic and trying to figure out my thoughts,
I felt God was allowing me to do that.
- Alfre Woodard

I figure no matter how old you are, it's always going
to be your first marriage and no life experience is
going to make you a better judge of who you should marry.
- Utada Hikaru

I think people figure out early in their lives what
currency they can work in.
- Merrill Markoe

I've been trying to figure out for at least the last
10 years how to force myself into something more risky.
- Richard Foreman

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child.
They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it.
The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
- Elias Canetti

In order to figure out how to make atoms compute,
you have to learn how to speak their language and to
understand how they process information under normal circumstances.
- Seth Lloyd

There are a lot of girls that will try to hook up with you,
then try to have your kid because they figure they're
going to get all this money from you.
- Dustin Diamond

Have you heard a single national figure tell you all
of the crises of the recent past are not economic,
they're cultural?
- Newt Gingrich

Look at all the buses now that want exact change,
exact change.
I figure if I give them exact change,
they should take me exactly where I want to go.
- George C. Wallace

You've got to experiment to figure out what works.
- Andrew Weil

A tree against the sky possesses the same interest,
the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.
- Georges Rouault

Follow up the interview with a phone call.
If Carrot Top can figure out how to use a phone,
so can you.
- Tom Cole

It took me years to figure out that you don't fall into a tub of butter,
you jump for it.
- Claudette Colbert

Some gigs will go great.
I figure you do a gig, and as many as can get there will get there.
- Jules Shear

I figure I basically am a ghost.
I think we all are.
- John Astin

No one told me about boys.
I had to figure it out myself.
The first thing I learned was that sometimes they grow
slower than women mentally.
- Elena Anaya

I'm a serious eater and a seriously hungry person,
so I set out on that path to figure it out for myself,
and of course it really resonated with other people.
- Sally Schneider

I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon's Watergate tapes,
and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking
and providing information to Carl and myself.
- Bob Woodward

Our ultimate goal is to stay in business.
We are not here with a specific plan.
That's kind of how our entire career has evolved.
We will figure things out as we go along.
- Mary-Kate Olsen

It's a hard process to navigate...
to figure out where your kid ought to go to college.
- Margaret Spellings

Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college,
where you figure out two plus two is 10,
or something.
- Dennis Rodman

What I do is put my characters into situations that
are so precarious there is no way to get out.
And then I figure how to get them out.
- Sidney Sheldon

Shaft was a pop culture figure along t he lines of,
I guess, Dirty Harry - except that he wasn't as much of a racist.
So yeah, I was always a fan.
- Jeffrey Wright

If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks.
I've had them; everybody has had them.
But obstacles don't have to stop you.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it,
or work around it.
- Michael Jordan


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