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Lean Quotes

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Know that anger is always fear and frustration.
What if we could lean back into the arms of Spirit
and trust the future?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Spiritual

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
- Socrates

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge
and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you,
you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

 

A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar.
Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat,
milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar.
- Gene Tunney

People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational
exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
- William Butler Yeats

A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
- George Herbert

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I followed the same diet for 20 years,
eliminating starches, living on salads,
lean meat, and small portions.
- Gene Tierney

I am a liberated woman.
And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money.
But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.
- Julie Andrews

I want to get lean and mean, keep it minimalist.
- John Cale

If there was one thing I'd like to teach young women,
it would be that you can eat and still be fit and lean.
- Torrie Wilson

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
- Laurence Sterne

You must not lean on a tree on Sabbath,
if the tree might be dependent on you for support.
- Ovadia Yosef

We should so provide for old age that it may have no
urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next.
It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
- Pearl S. Buck

Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth
and lean to hear my feeble voice.
- Black Elk

Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest,
for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.
- Andres Segovia

I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay.
- Dave Matthews

I lean towards traditionally what people would consider
the more negative side of life.
- Josh Silver

My tastes lean toward the more negative,
angry and eclectic.
- Josh Silver

In that long sequence, when Lawrence enters in the
desert to rescue a lost man,
Lean listened the music I wrote and wanted to extend
the scene to let my work stay completely.
- Maurice Jarre

You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
- James Thurber

To a large degree, those early lean days were self-imposed.
- Rod Taylor

What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion;
all the religions have this.
We all lean towards love.
- Richard Gere

They lard their lean books with the fat of others work.
- Richard Burton

People in America, when listening to radio,
like to lean forward.
People in Britain like to lean back.
- Alistair Cooke

We become strong, I feel, when we have no friends upon whom to lean,
or to look to for moral guidance.
- Benito Mussolini

Because muscle is heavier than fat, dancers weigh more than you might think,
but they are usually very lean.
- Deborah Bull

No fashion has ever been created expressly for the
lean purse or for the fat woman:
the dressmaker's ideal is the thin millionaires.
- Katherine Fullerton Gerould

I don't know if I see myself as really an action hero,
but I like doing physical movies and I like doing movies
where the writing is very lean.
- Jodie Foster

Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
- Edmund Burke

Well, I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner.
And that's what I try to do, is sometimes I lean to one side of it,
sometimes I lean to the other.
- Irving Ravetch

I was always a mean and lean athlete -
not tall -
not large.
- Edwin Moses

Campaign behavior for wives:
Always be on time.
Do as little talking as humanly possible.
Lean back in the parade car
so everybody can see the president.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When you find the right people, you never let go.
The people who count are the ones who are your friends in lean times.
You have all the friends you want when things are going well.
- James Lee Burke

Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God,
we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.
- William Ames

We eat a lot of lean meat and fresh vegetables.
- Jayne Mansfield

Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean,
And fat his soul, and make his body lean.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
- Horace

Having had a reputation for being sexy is a great prop to lean on now.
- Greta Scacchi

You must learn from your past mistakes,
but not lean on your past successes.
- Denis Waitley

My commitment is to strive to lean on the Lord with my whole heart,
reading His word daily and earnestly seeking His will in my life.
- Elizabeth Dole

Keep your blood clean, your body lean,
and your mind sharp.
- Henry Rollins

I tend to lean toward strong female stories.
I want to make things that don't already exist out there.
- Natalie Portman

I generally write a first draft that's pretty lean.
Just get the story down.
- Nora Roberts

Tough times helped many commodities producers become
lean and mean through consolidation,
mergers and cost-cutting.
All that excess supply has been sopped up.
- Jim Rogers

It hasn't been smooth or delightful every minute,
there were lean years and rough years,
but it's been exciting and good and I'm thrilled to
be an actress and a singer and to have spent my life this way.
- Sally Kellerman

I am often on guard over the Russians.
In the darkness one sees their forms move like stick storks,
like great birds.
They come close up to the wire fence and lean their faces against it.
Their fingers hook round the mesh.
- Erich Maria Remarque

I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct it -
and it came as a surprise to me because American actors,
if given the chance, can do style as well as anybody
and speak as well as anybody.
- Rod Steiger

If you were to climb up on your desk,
walk around behind your monitor and lean way over so
you could see the screen,
you'd be able to read "Wordplay" just as easily as
you could sitting in your chair.
- John Langdon

I was able to lean on people for favors and things
to help out because their budget was so low.
It was half of what John Travolta's perk package is on a film.
Our whole budget was half of what his staff makes on a film.
- James Woods

I rather like mysteries.
But I do dislike muddles.
- David Lean

I'm fortunate in that I'm a lecturer too and this gets
me out and about and away from the computer.
I also have loads of friends all around the world,
plus a core group of special people in my life that I can lean on,
chat to, or just hang with.
- Paul Kane

Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's
job to make it appear real...
an audience should not be conscious of technique.
- David Lean

Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as
the habit of leaning upon others.
If you lean, you will never be strong or original.
Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
- Orison Swett Marden

No art is any good unless you can feel how it's put together.
By and large it's the eye, the hand and if it's any good,
you feel the body.
Most of the best stuff seems to be a complete gesture,
the totality of the artist's body; you can really lean on it.
- Frank Stella

I think people remember pictures not dialogue.
That's why I like pictures.
- David Lean

Don't make jokes about food.
- David Lean

It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper
place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her,
we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there
our future prosperity lies.
- Hugh MacDiarmid

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels,
and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal,
and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide
and the mistress of human life.
- Akhenaton

There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side,
he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman.
And then he had this kind of romantic side to him.
I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
- John Boorman

I've just begun to dare to think I perhaps am a bit of an artist.
- David Lean

Well, after I had the heart attack, it was a very simple choice.
What the doctor told me I did and I did it religiously.
I ate nothing but lean turkey breast or chicken breast
or a piece of fish that was very lean.
I mean I stayed away from everything.
- Mike Ditka

When the Constitution gave us the right to bear arms,
it also made us responsible for using them properly.
It's not fair of us as citizens to lean more heavily
on one side of that equation than on the other.
- Jesse Ventura

We were doing it under the most extraordinary circumstances,
but the first out of the tent in the morning would be David Lean.
He said to me on the very first day of shooting,
Pete, this is the beginning of a great adventure.
- Peter O'Toole

Have you ever found any logical reason why mutual promises
are sufficient consideration for one another (like
the two lean horses of a Calcutta hack who can only
just stand together)? I have not.
- Frederick Pollock

We get these overzealous young men and their girlfriends.
It's happened occasionally where one of them will lean
up against the front of the stage and the guy is behind her,
and it starts off as just dancing and then it gets into something more.
- Chris Frantz

Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot,
or herding together in turbulent mobs? No -
no,
your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society,
and setting the whole community by the ears.
- Washington Irving

I'm first and foremost interested in the story,
the characters.
- David Lean

There's one site where you can buy pictures of me for five bucks a pop.
- Nicholas Lea

I wanted more in depth ideas about the character and it never came.
- Nicholas Lea

I felt that K wasn't getting a fair shake anyway.
- Nicholas Lea


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