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Drying Quotes

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A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil;
but it needs a little much of letters and phone calls
and small, silly presents every so often -
just to save it from drying out completely.
- Pam Brown

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

The series of photographic operations,
developing, washing, final drying, takes about quarter of an hour.
- Gabriel Lippmann

Sisters are always drying their hair.
Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror,
shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair,
or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
- Phyllis McGinley

Whatever is said about roles drying up,
I intend to keep working.
Certainly now the roles couldn't be more interesting -
playing mothers,
divorcees.
I think it's going to be exciting to play a mother of teenagers.
The longer your life, the deeper it gets.
- Naomi Watts

 

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

Regret, worry, and fear squeeze
the juice from life leaving a dry hulk.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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A man's interest in a single bluebird
is worth more than a complete but dry list
of the fauna and flora of a town.
- Henry David Thoreau

Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.
- Oliver Cromwell

I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was
writing arrangements for singers and everybody.
But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
- Quincy Jones

The human voice sounds thicker with a chorus and reverb than a dry signal.
- Ken Hill

I really hate sitcoms on television with canned laughter and stuff.
What really makes me laugh is the real-life stuff.
I've got a dry sense of humor.
- Katie Price

Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run,
as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will
become unable to produce anything.
- Chris Martin

Expect to have hope rekindled.
Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways.
The dry seasons in life do not last.
The spring rains will come again.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

I'm really, really dumb about describing wine,
but I like wine that's full-bodied and dry.
- Esai Morales

Doing a TV show, you're on an assembly line and it's as cut and dry as that.
There are some shows that are exceptions.
There are producers that want really special things.
- James Darren

Napoleon is a torrent which as yet we are unable to stem.
Moscow will be the sponge that will suck him dry.
- Mikhail Kutuzov

If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of harlot in her,
she's a dry stick as a rule.
- David Herbert Lawrence

I would not be able to pen an academic and dry diatribe.
I have too much talent for that.
- Theo Van Gogh

I did what we call dry for wet effects,
some of the miniatures work and two animation sequences.
- John Hench

Flying is awful, there's nothing to do when you're up in the air.
I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence,
I'm terrified.
- Daniela Pestova

Today is what life is all about.
When I desire for the future to arrive quickly,
I become unable to savor today.
I can't live in tomorrow, and when I focus
all my energies on the future, I shortchange today.
Likewise, fearing the future emasculates today,
leaving it dry and lifeless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're making a movie, not a documentary.
If you made a film like the historians would like you to make,
you're not going to go and see it.
I'd rather see paint dry.
- Dougray Scott

Practically the only way to dry the swamp of radical
Islam is through economic development and an improved standard of living.
- Yitzhak Rabin

Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and
that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.
- Pearl S. Buck

My dad was great.
He was very droll, very dry.
- Albert Finney

A great lie is like a great fish on dry land;
it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother,
but it cannot hurt you.
You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself.
- George Crabbe

But, having said that, believe me, as you get older,
the parts dry up.
They get less and less.
- Joseph Bologna

I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry,
the other is to sleep with every woman on earth.
- Oliver Reed

But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to
keep the nerves at strain,
to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall,
and baffled, get up and begin again.
- Robert Browning

The tragedy of bold, forthright, industrious people
is that they act so continuously without much thinking,
that it becomes dry and empty.
- Brenda Ueland

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open,
your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.
- Thomas Merton

Well, so far, at least, my own ideas always take priority
over those of other writers.
As long as the well doesn't run dry,
I imagine this will be the case.
- Todd Solondz

Put your trust in God; but be sure to keep your powder dry.
- Oliver Cromwell

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun?...
Or does it explode?
- Langston Hughes

I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment,
so dry documentary narration is not for me.
- Jack Brickhouse

I am prepared to believe that a dry martini slightly impairs the palate,
but think what it does for the soul.
- Alec Waugh

Read not Milton, for he is dry; nor Shakespeare,
for he wrote of common life.
- Charles Stuart Calverley

I suppose all writers worry about the well running dry.
- Richard Russo

I think dry nanotechnology is probably a dead-end.
- Rudy Rucker

No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it,
no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless
as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.
- Ellen Glasgow

Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry.
- Bret Harte

To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left,
to find a dry spring where one looked for running water -
there is no help for any of these things.
- Mary Austin

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants.
- Nicholson Baker

Not since the Depression has the state been this dry,
have our rivers been this low, our water table this low,
and our reservoirs this low.
- Parris Glendening

Stegosaurus was common only on well drained,
dry soil.
- Robert T. Bakker

A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron.
- Joseph Stalin

This shirt is dry clean only.
Which means...
it's dirty.
- Mitch Hedberg

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow.
If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
- Paul Samuelson

I first began to dry specimens for preservation carelessly perhaps at first,
but before the season was over, I had collected between
one and two hundred species.
- George Bentham

I haven't much opinion of words.
They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue,
that's what I say.
- Ellen Glasgow

Such Roots as are soft, your best way is to dry in the Sun,
or else hang them up in the Chimney corner upon a string;
as for such as are hard you may dry them any where.
- Nicholas Culpeper

Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality
and longest lasting paper ever made.
It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.
- Jack Herer

Records have images.
There are wet records and dry records.
And big records.
- Art Garfunkel

There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
- Miguel de Cervantes

But even if I'm left high and dry at the end of this wild journey,
just taking it is a great feeling.
- Olivia Wilde

The island Mayo is generally barren,
being dry,
as I said; and the best of it is but a very indifferent soil.
- William Dampier

In those days it was pretty cut and dry.
If you had a record company believing in you enough
to cut an album then you had better have the ability
to work the album on the road.
- Lou Gramm

This time all the historical details and things were right.
But I'd written it again in third person,
and people found it dry.
I decided to throw that one away.
- Arthur Golden

I like a very dry wit, not the big kind of humor like Robin Williams.
I don't think I'm capable of that.
- Chris Cooper

Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini?
- Robert Benchley

A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate,
can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth.
- Frank Luntz

In Texas it's always hot, dry, sunny,
not a cloud in the sky.
- Piper Perabo

You have to eat oatmeal or you'll dry up.
Anybody knows that.
- Kay Thompson

He is very dry but also very funny...
I think people tend to feel odd when I do my act.
Unless you are an ironic person, it's not a good place for you to be.
- Colin Quinn

The secret is to cook the aubergines the day before
and let them dry of all the oil they drank in cooking.
When you cook aubergine, they eat a lot of oil.
It can be very heavy.
- Nana Mouskouri

He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Monks will have three begging bowls for their food:
one for water,
one for liquid food, one for dry food.
- Satish Kumar

Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls
away like dry husks from the mind,
whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul.
- Alice James

Minds are like flowers.
If you let it sit there without soaking anything up,
it will dry up.
- Ken Hill


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