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Preston Sturges Quotes and Sayings

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I suppose they're like the I.R.S.
You move once and they never send you your refund check.
- Preston Sturges

I did all my directing when I wrote the screenplay.
It was probably harder for a regular director.
He probably had to read the script the night before shooting started.
- Preston Sturges

You can't go around the theatres handing out cards saying,
'It isn't my fault'.
You go onto the next one.
- Preston Sturges

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The right mixture of caring and not caring -
I suppose that's what love is.
- James Hilton

Suppose our gratitude could be zero-based gratitude.
With zero-based gratitude,
we would be grateful for everything we had each day -
regardless of whether it was more or less than yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude, I can be grateful for all the people,
the love, the food, the shelter, the services,
the health, that I am blessed with today,
regardless of what I had yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude,
I can be grateful each day for the gift of life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
- Charles Lamb

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I am better able to imagine hell than heaven;
it is my inheritance,
I suppose.
- Elinor Wylie

Suppose you were an idiot,
and suppose you were a member of Congress;
but I repeat myself.
- Mark Twain

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

So I suppose that means we can actually play the instruments.
- Stewart Copeland

I suppose my little Martin acoustic guitar is quickly
becoming a prize possession.
It's a lovely guitar.
I bought it at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2001 before I had cleaned up.
- Graham Coxon

The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren
may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
- David Attenborough

I suppose I will go on selling newspapers until at
last will come the late night final.
- William Maxwell Aitken

You know, it comes from my mother's side of the family.
She had seven sisters and one brother,
and all of them could play instruments.
I suppose I picked it up from that.
- Mel Tillis

I didn't make a 147 until few years ago -
I just wasn't the sort of player who went for them.
But it's like buses I suppose, one comes along and then a few more follow.
- John Higgins

I suppose that the media and their portrayal of Islam
and the almost tribal separations and divisions of
the Muslims are the greatest issues confronting Muslims in the United Kingdom.
- Cat Stevens

You can't do some of the things you used to do.
I suppose you have to go at a gentler pace.
I mean, God help us, you can't sit at home being a Vicar or anything.
- Andy Taylor

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men,
the good and the bad.
But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
- David Hume

I always felt free when I ran.
I suppose that's what was good about it.
- Betty Cuthbert

Well, there's a morality in that you want your work to be good,
I suppose.
- Donald Judd

I suppose you could say my father's world was Thomas
Hardy and my mother's D.H.
Lawrence.
- Seamus Heaney

She looked at me penetratingly.
So I suppose you can figure out what happened next.
- Iggy Pop

I suppose Roger had the license to do anything that fitted the venue.
- Neil Innes

Well you just have to own it, I suppose.
Own the character, which is difficult.
- David Wenham

I suppose if I was to have to pick a few,
Ursula LeGuin would have to top the list.
It was while reading her work that I decided I wanted to be an author.
- Sarah Zettel

No, I don't suppose I'm so much a collector sort of person.
- Tom Felton

The test of literature is, I suppose,
whether we ourselves live more intensely for the reading of it.
- Elizabeth Drew

Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world,
and lost your soul.
Was it worth it?
- Billy Graham

Almost every girl falls in love with the wrong man,
I suppose it's part of growing up.
- Natalie Wood

At those times I got into...
I suppose you call it a rut.
I used to do comedy, comedy, comedy and I suddenly
thought I ought to break away from this somehow.
- Val Guest

I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride
and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work,
something I've been getting into recently.
- Garth Ennis

And then, I suppose, there's also a cinematic reality on top of that.
Because it was extremely difficult to keep tabs on,
it was quite confusing acting that.
- Gabriel Byrne

Do not for a moment suppose that you must make yourself better,
or prepare your heart for a worthy reception of Christ,
but come at once - come as you are.
- Archibald Alexander

I suppose that writers should, in a way,
feel flattered by the censorship laws.
They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.
- John Mortimer

Sex in a dance is in the eyes of the beholder.
I never thought my dances sexy.
I suppose that's because I see myself with my face washed,
and to me I look like a rabbit.
- Gwen Verdon

I suppose the place where I live is fairly remote,
it would seem remote to some people.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

No man really knows about other human beings.
The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.
- John Steinbeck

Suppose Watergate had not been uncovered? I'd still be on the City Desk.
- Bob Woodward

I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree
with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump,
but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I generally find an affinity with a lot of the people
I play and I suppose if I didn't feel an affinity for
them then they wouldn't be particularly good performances.
- Hugo Weaving

Thus happiness depends, as nature shows,
less on exterior things than most suppose.
- William Cowper

What can you conceive more silly and extravagant than
to suppose a man racking his brains,
and studying night and day how to fly?
- William Law

You know that murder is wicked.
If you saw your master kill a man, do you suppose this
would be any excuse for you,
if you should commit the same crime?
- Jupiter Hammon

My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved.
Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who
adopts a manner of thinking for others!
- Marquis de Sade

Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics,
not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats
influenced me more as a young poet,
and the American, Robert Frost.
- Anne Stevenson

And if there was something, suppose I wanted to write
something really damning or embarrassing about one of the owners,
that would really be a problem on the NFL's site.
- Gregg Easterbrook

I suppose an artist takes the elements of his life
and rearranges them and then has them perceived by
others as though they were the elements of their lives.
- Paul Simon

My yachts were, I suppose, outstanding status symbols.
- Paul Getty

There have been many different artists that have been inspirational.
I suppose the question is directed to what was the
reason why I went into fantasy illustration.
- Boris Vallejo

When you're working with a smaller budget I suppose
one of the things that has to be in your mind when
you are writing is that you have to keep the characters down to a minimum.
- Atom Egoyan

What was past was past.
I suppose that was the general attitude.
- V. S. Naipaul

I suppose in London they all drink from the same watering holes.
- Trisha Goddard

We dance round in a ring and suppose,
but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
- Robert Frost

But if you can find that spot - I suppose it's like running -
I used to be a swimmer and swim laps,
and you just have to be there with what you're doing.
- Bruce Nauman

I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up.
It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get.
- Elizabeth Taylor

I've never felt influenced by Ernest Hemingway though
I suppose there is something inevitable there.
- Jim Harrison

I suppose if it has a practical purpose,
I appreciate a pat on the back.
I suppose it's rewarding, ultimately.
- Brendan Fraser

My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose,
but queerer than we can suppose.
- John B. S. Haldane

When once the itch of literature comes over a man,
nothing can cure it but the scratching of a pen.
But if you have not a pen, I suppose you must scratch any way you can.
- Samuel Lover

As a child I knew almost nothing, nothing beyond what
I had picked up in my grandmother's house.
All children, I suppose, come into the world like that,
not knowing who they are.
- V. S. Naipaul

Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable
that if he found himself stricken with a dangerous
ailment he would not anxiously desire to regain the blessing of health?
- Petrarch

The older painting - well, it does have an effect all at once,
I suppose, but it's of a lesser intensity than a lot
of the American work in the last ten or fifteen years.
- Donald Judd

It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest
complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
- Edmund Burke

And yet, I suppose you mourn the loss or the death
of what you thought your life was,
even if you find your life is better after.
You mourn the future that you thought you'd planned.
- Lynn Redgrave

I suppose I'm most influenced by any good,
commercial writer.
I learn from everyone.
- Nicholas Sparks

I suppose there is a lot of toughness in me.
- Boy George

I suppose being his twin made me understand Robin that much more easily.
- Maurice Gibb

Perfect retention.
I don't think I could do that-I've never disciplined
myself to do it.I suppose a lot of it is a question of discipline.
Which improvisation is not.
- George Shearing


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