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William E. Geist Quotes and Sayings

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Pressed caviar has the consistency of chilled tar.
- William E. Geist

Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and
by two sweet little words:
"Open Bar."
- William E. Geist

Kristin Brown looks as though she could have been mailed
first-class to New York for about a dollar and a half.
- William E. Geist

Scrooge pushed past Mary number 1 and Joseph number
2 in the wings without so much as an "excuse me".
Typical.
- William E. Geist

 

Grown men have been seen fleeing after reading the menu posted outside.
- William E. Geist

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed,
that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
- John Gay

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Each mind is pressed, and open every ear,
to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us.
- Edward Fairfax

Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.
- Robert Frost

I'm hard-pressed to think of a lot of great rock movies.
- Paul Westerberg

A girl told me my lips looked like somebody had pressed
strawberry yogurt against my face.
- Katherine Heigl

I think I'd have done better if I had been a little
more relaxed-if I had not pressed quite so hard,
if I'd not lost quite so much sleep.
- Charles Kuralt

I very much dislike writing about myself or my work,
and when pressed for autobiographical material can
only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts.
- Shirley Jackson

A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger,
else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet;
her happiness is to be made as cakes are,
by a fixed recipe.
- George Eliot

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.
- Anatole Broyard

I think anybody would be hard pressed not to relate
to at least one of the characters,
because there's so many different multifaceted people
populating this crazy world.
- Michael C. Hall

It's a story of little girls who are pressed into working in sweat shops in games,
who spend all day doing repetitive grinding tasks like making shirts,
which are then converted into gold and sold on eBay.
- Cory Doctorow

I don't know about the rest of you, but I feel pressed
and tense almost every day of my life about something or other.
And I think it's the one thing, as I look into people's eyes,
that I think I share with almost everybody.
- William Friedkin

I am accordingly ready; I have pressed as many Cabinet
papers into trunks as to fill one carriage;
our private property must be sacrificed,
as it is impossible to procure wagons for its transportation.
- Dolley Madison

By the breaking in of enraged merciless armies,
flourishing countries have been laid waste,
great numbers of people have perished in a short time,
and many more have been pressed with poverty and grief.
- John Woolman

I was an undergraduate at Princeton,
and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school.
Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way,
otherwise I would not have been able to continue.
- Alonzo Church

We were not given any statistics as to how many records
were pressed on the blue label.
I used to ask Bob Shad how we were going to get paid
from record sales and what I got for an answer was
not to worry about the business end of the deal.
- Phil Harris

Asked at the hearing why she hadn't pressed the FBI
more closely about what it knew,
or didn't know, about domestic terrorist threats,
Rice acted as though the question was an odd one:
it wasn't her job.
Well, in retrospect, it was and now certainly is.
- Howard Fineman

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

My father and I have a very good relationship.
We always got along.
But I always scold him.
- Amy Sedaris

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

I have never been a material girl.
My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
- Imelda Marcos

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno

I get whatever placidity I have from my father.
But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
- Norma Shearer

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person,
he believed in me.
- Jim Valvano

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni


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