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William Joyce Quotes and Sayings

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And I was lucky enough to have teachers that really,
really looked out for me and really encouraged all that.
And in rural Louisiana, that was a rare thing back then.
- William Joyce

You know, I hate to give advice because my life has
been so odd that almost nothing that's happened to me can apply.
- William Joyce

I have known lots of adults who enjoyed similar enthusiasms
as a kid and weren't encouraged and then didn't go
anywhere with it and so they're unhappy in their jobs as adults.
- William Joyce

I've always liked getting away with just a little bit
of what you're not supposed to.
Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble
with the principal's office.
- William Joyce

 

I did not win and in fact I was called into the principal's
office for a consultation with my parents.
But that was the beginning of my literary career.
- William Joyce

I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles
and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs.
- William Joyce

But if you really love to write and you really love
to tell stories and you really love to draw,
you just have to keep doing it no matter what anybody says.
- William Joyce

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The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and
it was called 'Billy's Booger.'
It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math.
- William Joyce

If you really want to tell stories, do it and don't be dissuaded.
- William Joyce

Their toys are alive and can sometimes come to their aid,
or get lost and Olie has to find them.
They go to other planets.
They go to the ice cream planet.
- William Joyce

The only road to the highest stations in this country is that of the law.
- William Joyce

And they're also very good at math, these super boogers,
and so they teach Billy the ways of mathematics.
- William Joyce

Almost everything in 'A Day With Wilbur Robinson' has some basis in truth.
And yes, my sister did pay me to feed her grapes while
she talked to her boyfriend on the phone.
- William Joyce

So if you're a robot and you're living on this planet,
you can do things that you can't do in real life -
things that you wished you could do:
like fly;
like have a car that flies; like have furniture that is alive.
- William Joyce

I just took the idea that King Kong was too big for
everything and reversed it and put George in a land of giants,
which is basically what every kid goes through anyway -
that,
you know, the world is made for grownups,
for tall people, for the giants.
- William Joyce

I like stirring things up.
I'm on the side of the kids more than I am on the adults.
And occasionally I find some adults that have that same mischievous streak,
so I don't get in too much trouble.
- William Joyce

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

Perhaps people, and kids especially,
are spoiled today,
because all the kids today have cars,
it seems.
When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.
- James Cagney

Mammograms are really sort of a gift.
You can either catch something early or count your
lucky stars because nothing was discovered.
Either way, you're ahead of the game.
- Charlotte Ross

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless.
If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.
- Michael Eisner

I'm lucky, I don't like sweets, not even chocolate.
- Eva Herzigova

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

I've been very lucky.
I wanted to be an actress, but I didn't really have
the drive to sell myself.
Fortunately I had a terrific agent in New York who
kept me going from job to job.
- Blythe Danner

I have a very pessimistic view of life.
You should know this about me if we're gonna go out.
You know, I - I feel that life is -
is divided up into the horrible and the miserable.
Those are the two categories, you know.
The - the horrible would be like, um,
I don't know, terminal cases, you know,
and blind people, crippled. I don't know how they get through life.
It's amazing to me. You know, and the miserable is everyone else.
That's - that's - so - so - when you go through life -
you should be thankful that you're miserable
because you're very lucky to be miserable.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

I'm just one of the lucky people.
I have no other reason for my longevity.
- Johnny Mathis

I keep a lucky red rag in my pocket when I bat,
which has been a good luck charm for a few years.
- Steve Waugh

I was very lucky all three newspapers approached me
and asked me to draw their cartoons for them.
- Jonathan Shapiro

Let no man be called happy before his death.
Till then, he is not happy, only lucky.
- Solon

I have been very lucky, I have only had one bad experience.
- Chita Rivera

I think anytime you can affect people in general,
in a positive way, then you're a lucky individual.
- Sam Elliott

My dearly beloved if I am to die today and never see
the sweet face of you I want you to know that I am
no great man and am lucky to have such a woman as you.
- Wild Bill Hickok

So now I feel I'm lucky in the respect that I can sort
of pick a little more carefully,
which is tricky because as a black actress,
there aren't that many roles to pick from.
- Rachel True

I was just so lucky to have a wonderful life after a tough marriage.
- Lynn Johnston

I've been lucky.
I've met a lot of baseball people, and I've learned
to value people who talk -
people who talk well and in long sentences and even long paragraphs.
- Roger Angell

I would say that I've been lucky.
Being blessed and not really ever giving up.
- Kenneth Edmonds

We've been remarkably lucky in that we've been free
to make the movies we've wanted to make the way we've wanted to make them.
They've all been made for a price.
- Joel Coen

When you realize who the good people are in your life,
you're so lucky.
- Sophia Bush

Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief,
the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
- Euripedes

I was a writer.
I just wasn't a very good one.
I was lucky enough to have a playwriting teacher who
told me that I'd be a better actor than I would a playwright.
- Liev Schreiber

If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days,
you get the chance to create a character.
- William Hurt

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close
to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans,
and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
- Peter Benchley

You know, Mamet is not a huge writer of female parts.
Most of his movies don't even have women in them,
so I'm lucky I'm in it at all.
- Elle Macpherson

I've been lucky to listen to lots of different types of music.
- Elvis Costello

Babe Ruth was great.
I'm just lucky.
- Reggie Jackson

You know, if you're lucky enough to have two smash hit shows,
the traffic of the world goes through your dressing room.
- Carol Channing

I was unbelievably lucky.
- Wendy Hiller

I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm
lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party,
if you will.
I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.
- Adam Baldwin

The one time I was an actor, it happened to be in a
globally dominant juggernaut.
That was lucky.
- Sarah Vowell

It's a lucky child that knows that they're a genius,
unaimed and all that.
- Diana Wynne Jones

I don't carry lucky charms, but I believe in those things.
- Christopher Walken

I was lucky because logarithmic plots are a device of the devil.
- Charles Francis Richter

I really feel like a regular dude who happens to be incredibly lucky.
- Josh Duhamel

I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity
of travelling across this country and enduring all
the classic situations that go with talking to people.
- Barbara Amiel

I'm lucky if I find one movie a year that's worth doing,
and when I do find one, it usually only takes 20-30 days to shoot.
- Kevin Spacey

I'm not a politician; I'm lucky to be a filmmaker and
to be able to express myself through the films I make.
- Mathieu Kassovitz

Well, I was lucky in that my being an actress totally
overshadowed my having some kind of a...
legacy at Yale, so that was kind of great.
- Jordana Brewster

We're very lucky to be able to go back and reclaim
something that was a very special part of all our lives.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

I was lucky.
I had a lot of really good influences.
- Brad Dourif

I didn't go to college, I went straight from high school
to working on I'll Fly Away,
I was very, very lucky.
- Jeremy London

This is my 25th year of being on stage.
A lot of people who I kind of toed up to the starting
line with are no longer in this position.
I feel very, very lucky.
- Henry Rollins

I was very lucky.
My parents raised me in such a way that it never occurred
to me that I wasn't equal.
- Victoria Principal

I've never felt more comfortable in my skin,
I've never enjoyed life as much and I feel so lucky.
- Candice Bergen

A big part of who I am is just the way I was raised.
Nobody is better than anyone else, and if you really work hard,
you might get lucky and get what you want.
- Martina McBride

I've been lucky to be able to make the records I've wanted to make.
The record company has never pressured me to cut certain songs.
- Lyle Lovett

I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with
what I have been able to accomplish and what I have
and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with.
- Stephen Dorff

I consider myself a very lucky actor that,
approaching 60, I'm still employed and employable.
- John Lithgow

I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen.
Up until last year I was a nobody.
I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.
- Kristen Bell

I'm an assistant storyteller.
It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant,
but I'm waiting on six million people a week,
if I'm lucky.
- Jane Fonda


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