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Nicholson Baker Quotes and Sayings

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Spoon the sauce over the ice cream.
It will harden.
This is what you have been working for.
- Nicholson Baker

For me, as a beginning novelist, all other living writers
form a control group for whom the world is a placebo.
- Nicholson Baker

Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master.
- Nicholson Baker

Until a friend or relative has applied a particular
proverb to your own life,
or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life,
it has no power to sway you.
- Nicholson Baker

 

Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the
chair in your living room that no one sits in?
- Nicholson Baker

That was the problem with reading: you always had to
pick up again at the very thing that had made you stop reading the day before.
- Nicholson Baker

I no longer want to live in an apartment furnished
with forklifts and backhoes.
- Nicholson Baker

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Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants.
- Nicholson Baker

Sandwiches are wonderful.
You don't need a spoon or a plate!
- Paul Lynde

The rule in carving holds good as to criticism;
never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
- Charles Buxton

There is no disgrace in working.
There was no silver spoon around at the time I was born.
- Anna Held

We're leaving the House to people who either were born
with a silver spoon in their mouth...
or couldn't get better jobs in the first place.
- Jerry Lewis

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
- E. M. Forster

When you are dining with a demon, you got to have a long spoon.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

Gag me with a spoon!
- Moon Unit Zappa

I was about five years old when I was eating soup in our kitchen,
and as I was lifting the spoon towards my mouth,
it bent and broke in half.
- Uri Geller

I've never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all,
although I've felt like howling at the moon a lot of times!
- Van Morrison

They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
And hand in hand,
on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.
- Edward Lear

If you try hard enough, you can bend the spoon;
you can shift reality.
- Christopher Meloni

You wake up in the morning and you look at your old spoon,
and you say to yourself, 'Mick, it's time to get yourself a new spoon.'
And you do.
- Mick Jagger

I kind of picked up the game at an early age.
The way that other kids would learn what a fork or a spoon is.
- Drew Bledsoe

To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth,
but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul,
is a privilege indeed.
- Brian Harris

High School is like a spork: it's a crappy spoon and a crappy fork,
so in the end it's just plain useless.
- John Mayer

I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth.
- Pete Townshend

I once got a letter from a woman who told me she was 90.
She said if she were 30 years younger,
I would have had to watch out.
I guess 60 seems really young when you're 90.
She said she would eat me with a spoon.
- David James Elliott

Maybe there is no actual place called hell.
Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents
breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
- Jim Carrey

It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested
in four sandwiches than four freedoms.
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

When I travel I normally eat club sandwiches or I bring my own food.
When you go into a new town, it's very had to find a good place to eat.
- Paul Prudhomme

We used to wash our hair in buckets and survive on toasted sandwiches,
chocolates and soup.
- Joan Greenwood

He's a couple sandwiches short of a picnic.
- Lance Bass

When you make his sandwiches, put a sexy or loving note in his lunch box.
- Anne Rice

I never thought I want to do anything,
really, except not go to work properly and turn up
at the same place every day and eat sandwiches in the same canteen,
if I can possibly help it, as I don't think I'd be very good at it.
- Dylan Moran

My parents would read those books to me as well but
they used to make me starving when I was a kid because
they were always eating ham sandwiches with the crusts
off and drinking ginger beer.
- Mike Myers

You know, nobody eats in England.
Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you.
I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America.
it's all sort of bland.
Like turkey sandwiches.
- Anne Dudley

There is a curious relationship between a candidate
and the reporters who cover him.
It can be affected by small things like a competent press staff,
enough seats, sandwiches and briefings and the ability to understand deadlines.
- Ronald Steel

Call me All-American, but I love Ham and Cheese sandwiches.
And not just any old ham and cheese sandwich...
My mother's is the best.
I've tried many times to make these sandwiches on my own,
but it's never the same.
- Andy Roddick

I lived at home and I cycled every morning to the railway
station to travel by train to Johannesburg followed
by a walk to the University,
carrying sandwiches for my lunch and returning in the evening the same way.
- Sydney Brenner

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

I don't know if we each have a destiny,
or if we're all just floatin' around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I, I think maybe it's both.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Maybe life isn't really as complicated
as we make it out to be.
Perhaps a simple child-like attitude would create
a less stressful and happier life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maybe I could have loved you better.
Maybe you should have loved me more.
Maybe our hearts were just next in line.
Maybe everything breaks sometime.
- Jewel

I know how hard it is in these times to have faith.
But maybe if you could have the faith to start with,
maybe the times would change.
You could change them. Think about it. Try.
And try not to hurt each other.
- the movie Oh, God!

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising
food as raising money to buy food.
- Frank Howard Clark

Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated.
But if it's like that, then I want out.
- Steven Weinberg

You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly,
but I bet you ain't never seen a DONKEY fly!
- the movie Shrek (2001)

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
- Arthur Miller

We'll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids.
But obviously we want a family so we'll have to start thinking about that.
- Prince William

My family comes first.
Maybe that's what makes me different from other guys.
- Bobby Darin

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)

The party has to be rebuilt on all levels.
In a way, maybe it's to be expected when you've had
a governor in office for 12 years and he and his people are stepping down.
- Peter King

I'm from New York, I make kind of somewhat maybe lewd,
at times - maybe some would say dirty -
jokes.
But in jest.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

Genius, scholar, and war hero though he is,
you have to admit - or maybe you should think about admitting -
that George Bush might have rushed things a little in invading Iraq.
- Alan Colmes

I think maybe the rural influence in my life helped me in a sense,
of knowing how to get close to people and talk to them and get my work done.
- Gordon Parks

For every answer, I like to bring up a question.
Maybe I'm related to Alfred Hitchcock or maybe I got to know him too well,
but I think life should be that way.
- Kim Novak

Maybe I'll learn how, but the only thing I can do is
turn down parts that would hurt my conscience.
- Victoria Jackson

There are a million things I can think of that I would I want to do.
Reporting like you, would be one.
A talk show host maybe, also.
I want to do a lot.
- Justin Guarini

Maybe the way we have learned to look has changed in the last 25 years,
and the exotic is much more acceptable.
There are many artists now, younger artists,
who work out of the exotic.
- Anish Kapoor

You were not in control You had no visibility:
maybe there was a car in front of you,
maybe not.
- Alain Prost

I have won on Honda and Yamaha so maybe it is interesting
to win with a third team,
Ducati, who are Italian.
- Valentino Rossi

I had never really pictured myself working in children's ministries.
I always figured I would be more comfortable with maybe
teens or adult ministries.
- Willie Aames

If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing,
but if they wait maybe it will not.
So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors.
- Hans Blix

I never had that thing about being black.
If the whole world was like that, maybe there would
be more harmony and love.
- Tina Turner

I shoot a little bit, maybe two rolls,
medium format, which is 20 pictures,
and if it's not working,
I change the position.
- Annie Leibovitz

For me, my role is about unleashing what people already
have inside them that is maybe suppressed in most work environments.
- Tony Hsieh

Maybe the higher echelons of my range aren't as easily accessible,
but that's OK; you change the key.
- Elaine Paige

I grew up mostly with classical, big band,
and a lot of Irish music - I really didn't start listening
to rock and roll until I was maybe sixteen.
- Moira Kelly

I wish I had more hair on my head.
Maybe if I sprinkled fertilizer on it,
it would grow.
- Kylie Bax


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