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Wilfrid Sheed Quotes and Sayings

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I picked up the writing on the very day he died.
It was the only consolation I could find.
- Wilfrid Sheed

One reason the human race has such a low opinion of
itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
- Wilfrid Sheed

Every writer is a writer of the generation before.
- Wilfrid Sheed

The American male doesn't mature until he has exhausted all other possibilities.
- Wilfrid Sheed

 

I think voiceover is an adjunct that actors have picked
up that have given us some security.
- Robert Stack

If part of the purpose of making an album is to get some radio play,
then you might as well think about that.
But that's not really how we picked the songs.
- Mike Gordon

I'd always liked to read, but when I picked up books
I wasn't getting the same kind of excitement from them
that I was from going out clubbing.
I wanted to get the same kind of feel.
- Irvine Welsh

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I had developed a sitcom with UPN, but it wasn't picked up.
- Charisma Carpenter

It's not so much the amount of tax we pay -
it's the sense that our pocket's being picked without
our knowing what's going on.
- Andrew J. Bacevich

There was so long from when we did the pilot and then
when the show was eventually picked up by Comedy Central -
and,
in fact, we had to shoot the pilot twice.
- Thomas Lennon

Well...
Actually I got picked because I was the only one who fit the wedding gown -
they had my size.
- Kevin McDonald

It Might As Well Be Spring...
I used to sing that as a young girl in my voice lessons.
Then I picked it up again and it spoke to me in a whole new way.
- Bernadette Peters

I don't really count myself as a very sophisticated businessperson.
I'm a creative artist.
All I know from business I've picked up along the way.
- Mick Jagger

I've always thought that having an attractive free
agent is better than a guy who was picked in the seventh round.
- David Dunn

My Dad was from Liverpool, and he picked it up in the army.
He'd often come out with this stuff.
- Mike Myers

Certain people who care about me a lot have said 'You don't play the game,
and if you don't play the game, you don't get picked
for the team all the time.
- Rosie Perez

Ever since I started to get recognition I've picked
out certain fans and reverse-stalked them.
- Jim Carrey

So I got home, and the phone was ringing.
I picked it up, and said 'Who's speaking please?' And a voice said 'You are.'
- Tim Vine

We toyed with the idea of making it a double album,
but I think that would only have confused everybody even more,
so we decided to stick with the songs we picked.
- Thom Yorke

I just picked up golf, it was good, give me a chance to play golf.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

When I came back to it, we amicably separated from Warner Bros.
I just picked up where I left off, trying to write the rest of this record.
It took awhile to get out.
- Joan Jett

I picked up the Joss Stone album, Josh Groban,
and the new Norah Jones.
I love, love, love Norah.
- Deborah Cox

I'm writing a novel about two actresses who go to New York,
because that's what I know about.
One has lost touch with reality, disappears and is picked up by a man.
- Julie Walters

Kazan was an old friend, I met him in 1938.
He picked up radio jobs for eating money,
so I met him on a couple of radio shows.
Later on I was in a play he directed.
- Richard Widmark

Ali's belief in himself was something I picked up on,
and it's become my own philosophy.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

My dear, since Eve picked the apple no woman's ever
been taken entirely unawares.
When a woman's kissed it's because, deep down,
she wants to be kissed.
- Philip Dunne

It's not just buying the company.
Sure, we picked the right companies,
and we picked the right management and,
most importantly, we've given them the right incentive to perform.
- Henry Kravis

That's what my Dad always told me, on the ballot,
they should always have a third choice,
like none of the above, then if enough people picked that,
they'd have to get new candidates.
- Meg White

Nobody likes to be picked on.
Nobody.
- Whitney Houston

There were a lot of choices to make and I always picked artist.
I never once picked doctor, lawyer, firemen or something like that.
It was always artist.
- Maynard James Keenan

I think teaching should be an exalted profession,
not a picked-on profession.
- Charles Schumer

Why couldn't Obama have picked somebody respectable as his running mate,
you know, like John Kerry did?
- Ann Coulter

I never picked a bass up before Sabbath started.
- Geezer Butler

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

My iPod that was programmed by Peter Buck.
It has 7,000 songs hand-picked for me by him.
- Michael Stipe

I never staged a coup.
They picked me up.
Like I say, they forced me to become premier,
maybe hoping that by that way, they send me to the electric chair.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

But then you have to write a song, so at that point,
I picked up the reins and started to write lyrics.
- Jim Capaldi

Peter was sick of being a pop star, the guitar god,
and so he decided to teach himself other instruments.
Among the instruments that he picked up was the mandolin.
- Michael Stipe

I'm the age now that Rock was when he picked me up,
so I can understand how he felt - how his fame limited his freedom.
You get kinder as you go along.
- Armistead Maupin

We then went through the audition process and picked
a guy named Richard Campbell and he is no secret to L.A.
players as he was with Natalie Cole for years and Three Dog Night.
- Gerry Beckley

We just did a few takes of a song and just picked the best one.
It was real organic and genuine.
- Lucinda Williams

After World War II society had to settle back for a
moment before it picked up the 20th century.
- Stella Blum

I'm playing George quite a bit differently this season,
and I'm glad you picked up on the fact that she kind
of made peace with her situation at the end of last season.
- Ellen Muth

To make money I picked up work as a busboy,
valet parker, skateboard shop employee.
- David Spade

This is one hell of a business I picked to be in.
- Taylor Dayne

Artists don't always know.
Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at
the majors that the promotional people picked I didn't think it would be a hit.
I was wrong every time!
- Roy Ayers

I'd been in a vicious cycle and circle of people and couldn't see my way out.
So I picked myself up one day about 15 years ago and
moved where I didn't know anyone.
- Chaka Khan

Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of
business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.
- Bruce Barton

I write screenplays that don't get made and pilots
that don't get picked up,
and I re-write other people's movies,
and those are all different kinds of fees.
- Bruce Vilanch

I had not picked up a tennis racket in 15 years,
so I tried.
- Matthew Ashford

Just by luck, I picked good heroes to worship.
- Charles Kuralt

When a film like Chris Nolan's Memento cannot get picked up,
to me independent film is over.
It's dead.
- Steven Soderbergh

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down,
I was convulsed with laughter.
Someday I intend reading it.
- Groucho Marx

Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked
a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger.
This tiger has other ideas.
- John F. Kennedy

I like to think the movies that I've picked have something worthwhile to say.
Something relevant.
- Mark Ruffalo

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life:
Overcome fear,
behold wonder.
- Richard Bach

I picked books by their covers - the worse the cover,
the more I wanted to read it.
- Ahmet Zappa

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

I mean, I gotta say one of the greatest victories on
that show was when we got picked up for the back nine of the first season,
and they made it a full order.
- Will Arnett

And then when they picked me as premiere,
I don't think I feel, you know, different.
For me, the position mean responsibility,
but that's all.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

There will always be someone being picked on at school,
and it's not going to go away.
- Alexa Vega

I was a pretty insecure kid, didn't have a lot of friends,
and was picked on a lot, and music gave me confidence.
- Sarah McLachlan

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

Millions of people are married.
I've never picked up a paper and seen a headline that says,
Man Gets Married!
- Larry David

He is the king.
If it hadn't been for Link Wray and 'Rumble,'
I would have never picked up a guitar.
- Pete Townshend

I like playing around with the words;
I love it when I feel like I've picked the exact right
word to describe whatever it is I'm trying to describe.
- Margaret Haddix

I picked all the tunes before I went to Memphis,
and the band was all set.
Willie Mitchell is an arranger like I am,
and he let me do what I had to do.
- Otis Rush

I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change
the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened
it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany.
- Morgan Brittany

I was planning on my future as a homeless person.
I had a really good spot picked out.
- Larry David

My parents couldn't handle my energy so they enrolled
me in every sport the school was offering.
I didn't resent it because I loved sports and picked them up easily.
- Channing Tatum

If you were in the film industry at that time,
you were always picked up by directors who were much older.
You were whisked about and shown things.
I did work very hard though.
- Diane Cilento


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