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Copper Quotes

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The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Nature Time Patience Persistence

Some minds improve by travel, others,
rather, resemble copper wire, or brass,
which get the narrower by going farther.
- Thomas Hood

He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops
during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting
"All the Gods are bastards."
- Terry Pratchett

The Crafty Cockney had a picture of the owner dressed up as a copper,
so I brought it home, wore it on TV and the name just stuck.
- Eric Bristow

 

Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Iron which is brought near a spiral of copper wire,
traversed by an electrical current, becomes magnetic,
and then attracts other pieces of iron,
or a suitably placed steel magnet.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

I'm sure I took some licks at the system,
and at trials and lawyers in general.
I've seen enough of them for so many years both as
a cop and a defendant in defamation cases.
- Joseph Wambaugh

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As a cop, I dealt with every kind of bum and criminal.
They all have more integrity than some Hollywood people.
- Joseph Wambaugh

I'm an L.A.
girl who became a tough New York cop.
- Mariska Hargitay

The next day, I got a phone call from him and he told
me to come and read for a movie called New Jack City.
So I went over there and they told me I was gonna wear dreads and play a cop.
- Ice T

If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop,
you haven't seen her smile her prettiest.
- Kin Hubbard

So, through playing with Cop I realized that there
is a potentially interested audience out in the world.
- Jim Coleman

We get picked up in these Rolls Royces and get three
miles down the highway and five cop cars pull us over.
- Johnny Thunders

As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who've
dedicated their lives to serving others as well as
those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it.
- Dave Reichert

The Onion Field, that one got pretty close to me because
I was a cop when it happened.
I saw some of the indifference that my police department
showed to the surviving officer.
- Joseph Wambaugh

A recent police study found that you're much more likely
to get shot by a fat cop if you run.
- Dennis Miller

I know there were many good policemen who died doing their duty.
Some of the cops were even friends of ours.
But a cop can go both ways.
- Martin Scorsese

If your neighbors think you're a detective because
a cop always brings you home,
you might be a redneck.
- Jeff Foxworthy

I don't know if I am cut out to playing a bad character or not -
I really should give it a shot.
I would like to play the voice of a baddie,
but that's really just a cop-out!
- Lindsay Lohan

My grandfather was a cop in Long Island.
I often try to draw on things that I've heard about him.
- Yancy Butler

Now I know why guys like to hug girls.
You guys just want to cop a feel.
I can't believe that I've fallen for it all these years!
- Sherilyn Fenn

I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point.
- Aaron Eckhart

Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand.
Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A.
cop that guns him down.
- Edward Abbey

The Onion Field made a real writer.
And then I knew it was over, I couldn't be a cop anymore.
- Joseph Wambaugh

I've always thought live albums were cop-outs.
- David Coverdale

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.
- Dudley Moore

I've never been a cop nor hope to be a cop,
thanks.
- Evan Hunter

I think that one of the strengths of Cop Shoot Cop lay in the different,
and at times, clashing personalities,
Ideally, I want to have both ways of working in my life.
- Jim Coleman

Look at the number of cop shows and lawyer shows and forensics shows...
I think there could be room for two quite different
examinations of the same political office.
- Geena Davis

No, the seventies was a totally different sensibility
and that allowed us to break new ground as a cop show.
- Paul M. Glaser

Dirty Harry, for example.
Clint Eastwood was not a rogue cop.
He was a maverick cop, but he was a good guy.
- Charlton Heston

Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade
the need to think and evaluate evidence.
Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of,
the lack of evidence.
- Richard Dawkins

In the beginning Remo is a very New York street cop
who changes and is changed as he moves along.
- Fred Ward

People always say that you can't please everybody.
I think that's a cop-out.
Why not attempt it? 'Cause think of all the people
you will please if you try.
- Kanye West

I always thought that the badge a cop has was more
like the shield that Captain America has.
It's an obvious sign of good and something you'll protect other people with,
but it will also protect you.
- Judd Nelson

First, I'm trying to edit down about 7 hours of material
which I made prior to the Cop days and find some way to get it out.
This stuff is pretty out there, mostly sonic collages and tape manipulations.
- Jim Coleman

In France they spend six months training policemen,
then they give them a gun and put them on the streets,
and I don't know that that's enough.
The film's not against the police - although I think
that if someone wants to be a cop there's got to be a problem.
- Mathieu Kassovitz

When I first started the show, I was known as the 'cop nerd.'
I was in the 9th Precinct in the East Village every day.
I'd be at work wearing a fake bulletproof vest with foam in it,
then I'd leave and put on a real one to ride around with these guys.
- Jason Wiles

People want a cop-out, listen I'm a realist and I talk about motivation,
talk about all the things it takes to be greater or
are important to win and people want to use excuses all the time.
- Mike Ditka

Star Trek wouldn't die.
There were a whole lot of young people who were touched
by the thought process of science fiction.
If you watched a cop show, there wasn't anything that
was going to stimulate your mind.
- Gary Lockwood

It was a department where you had honesty and integrity
stamped right on you when you came into the Los Angeles Police Department.
If you violated that, or if you were a dishonest cop,
you were terrible.
We got rid of you as quickly as possible.
- Daryl Gates

I've been telling anybody who would listen that I wanted
to do a series for the last 10 years.
But I wouldn't do it if I was just another cop pushing
bad guys up against the wall.
- William Petersen

I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.'
'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did,
that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick.
And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time.
- John Leguizamo

The Violence Against Women Act is so important.
It provides money to train the cop on the beat,
to train the judges that this is a new day,
that we won't tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it.
- Patricia Ireland

Never quit.
It is the easiest cop-out in the world.
Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it.
When you do attain it, set another goal,
and don't quit until you reach it.
Never quit.
- Bear Bryant

I'd never played a cop before, and this particular
role with what she is going thru,
especially during the first season, covering her alcoholism
to her on the job performance,
was a great opportunity for me as an actress.
- Nancy McKeon

People don't know where to place me.
Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys',
and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel
clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'.
Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler
Opposite' and six days a week,
I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the
'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag.
- Christopher Meloni

But, on the other hand, the occasional and precarious
dripping of coppers has by no means a genial effect.
- James Payn

When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief,
then I take care of my coppers.
- Ernestine L. Rose

We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past,
but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner
openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell.
- Arthur Murray

I don't return anybody's calls unless it's going to mean extra money for me.
And I've completely cut off all relationships with
any friends that I had before the show.
And I've copped an attitude.
- Mike Judge

I would be copping out if I stayed in the myth of the '60s.
- Jerry Rubin

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book -
I'll waste no time reading it.
- Moses Hadas

I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic
without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society
where it is traditional to wear clothes.
- Erma Bombeck

Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes,
a second copy of the United States or England -
where liberal value have deep historic roots.
- Vladimir Putin

Traditional copyright has been that you can't make
a full copy of somebody's work without their permission.
- Patricia Schroeder

When a thing has been said and well,
have no scruple.
Take it and copy it.
- Anatole France

My jokes are in my head and I have a duplicate copy
of my jokes in a lot of British comics' heads,
where they are safe.
- Emo Philips

People ask me where I got my singing style.
I didn't copy my style from anybody.
- Elvis Presley

Do not copy my style!
The first rule of writing is write about what you know,
not what you think you know.
So, think about what you've done in your life and write about that.
- Jackie Collins

On the average, five times as many people read the
headline as read the body copy.
When you have written your headline,
you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.
- David Ogilvy

If you want to be successful, find someone who has
achieved the results you want and copy what they do
and you'll achieve the same results.
- Tony Robbins

My wife has them all in a vault...
a copy of every album.
- Jerry Goldsmith

Success is dangerous.
One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is
more dangerous than to copy others.
It leads to sterility.
- Pablo Picasso

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone.
It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.
- Robert Plant

My pleasure was to copy, not to create.
- Manuel Puig

No, because I don't want to hear what's hot and feel I have to copy it.
I'll just make up my own thing.
- Missy Elliot

If you copy then it is not self-expression.
- Michael Schenker

Some days I'm lucky to squeeze out a page of copy that pleases me,
but I get as many as six or seven pages on a very good day;
the average is probably three pages.
- Dean Koontz


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