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Leg Quotes

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How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

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If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog?
Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time is a great conference planning our end,
and youth is only the past putting a leg forward.
- Djuna Barnes

 

When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg,
where it remains still.
There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft
of the arrow when I pulled it out.
- George Crook

My stories run up and bite me on the leg -
I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite.
When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off.
- Ray Bradbury

I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.
- G. M. Trevelyan

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It took one human error to take my leg and one human
error to take my mother's.
- Heather Mills

Life is not orderly.
No matter how we try to make life so,
right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg,
fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce.
- Natalie Goldberg

Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building.
- Jim Hightower

When I came to DreamWorks, I was in bad trouble.
They were in bad trouble.
They were millions of dollars in the hole and a few
days from closing their doors.
I was on my last leg.
- Toby Keith

You know why I'm pulling your leg? Because I can't
touch it from where I am.
- Gene Simmons

Lucy brought with her an image of our human ancestors
that you don't get when you find a jaw or an arm bone or a leg bone.
Here was 40 percent of a single skeleton.
- Donald Johanson

I reached the stage where I was afraid to wiggle my leg,
but then I thought 'why shouldn't I?' It's what I do
and now I know how to turn an audience on again.
- Steve Marriott

He's one of those managers you'd give your left leg to play for.
- Colin Cooper

I tend to do golf charity things because it's much
safer and you don't get much chance of a broken arm or leg.
- Dougray Scott

I was in the game for love.
After all, where else can an old-timer with one leg,
who can't hear or see, live like a king while doing
the only thing I wanted to do?
- Bill Veeck

I was at the pinnacle of my career one day and the
next day I was put out to pasture.
I felt like a race horse with a broken leg.
- Jack Klugman

In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory
door shut by extending your left leg,
it's modern architecture.
- Nancy Banks Smith

Did you ever think that making a speech on economics
is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you,
but it never does to anyone else.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Now that I've got some films under my belt,
I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting.
It gives me a leg to stand on.
- Mira Sorvino

I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places.
He told me to quit going to those places.
- Henny Youngman

Some of the free lunch programs were still goin' on -
based on the last leg of the Black Panther Party.
- Kool Moe Dee

Money is like an arm or leg - use it or lose it.
- Henry Ford

I almost had to have my leg amputated because of an infection.
- Dick Dale

When man wanted to make a machine that would walk he created the wheel,
which does not resemble a leg.
- Guillaume Apollinaire

I caught on fire twice on the stage,
but I was promptly put out.
It was just my leg.
- Tre Cool

How does a kid from Coos Bay, with one leg longer than the other win races?
- Steve Prefontaine

In this business you break a leg and 150 other people
are out of work while production is shut down.
It's not like you were an accountant and could still
work with your leg in a cast.
- Ken Curtis

A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.
- Thomas Fuller

My manager said it would more effective against left-handed hitters.
It seemed to me that was impossible to do without the high leg kick,
which I started that day.
- Juan Marichal

If you don't have a leg to stand on,
you can't put your foot down.
- Robert Altman

I love Bill Clinton.
I think we should make him king.
I'm talking the red robe, the turkey leg -
everything.
- Tim McGraw

My movements, ma'am, are all leg movements.
I don't do nothing with my body.
- Elvis Presley

Was on my last leg, I couldn't even borrow my friend's extra peg.
- Sly Stone

I could get into bed with James Bond,
then take my false leg off and it would really be a gun.
- Heather Mills

Some people wear their heart up on their sleeve.
I wear mine underneath my right pant leg,
strapped to my boot.
- Ani DiFranco

The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped,
no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.
- Peter Stuyvesant

People like us who are on their last leg can only understand comedies.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

I'm a born and bred New Yorker.
I belong here.
Everytime I leave it's like losing a leg.
- Judy Holliday

I enjoyed showing a bit more leg in the last few stories.
It was good fun, but it can be quite sexist.
But it doesn't worry me personally all that much.
- Sarah Sutton

I then realized my appearance was a bit odd.
My right leg was no longer with me.
It had caught somewhere in the top of the cockpit as
I tried to leave my Spitfire.
- Douglas Bader

I bet some of you feel sorry for me.
Well don't.
Having an artificial leg has its advantages.
I've broken my right knee many times and it doesn't hurt a bit.
- Terry Fox

I was hit many times in various parts of the body,
including my right leg, and thank God I am recovering.
I was also severely wounded in my left leg.
Iraqi and French doctors will conduct an operation shortly and,
God willing, I will recover.
- Uday Hussein

I think only of objects: of a leg or an arm,
of the wonderful sense of foreshortening,
breaking through the plane, of the division of space,
of the combination of straight lines in relation to curved ones.
- Max Beckmann

My knee is as strong as it was before,
if not stronger, and it's a matter of getting my leg strong.
I lost six years of strength in about six month's time,
so it's going to take another year or two to get that
leg back up to full strength,
but I'm good to go so far.
- Picabo Street

We now have an opportunity, though, to do something
we didn't do in the industrial age,
and that is to get a leg up on this,
to bring the public in quickly,
to have an informed debate.
- Jeremy Rifkin

If you move something 10 pounds through space and then stop suddenly,
there's a little overshoot.
When you transfer weight from one leg to another,
there's a certain way that it happens.
- Brad Bird

Fortunately, in the place where I went out,
they had set up a little previously a fence which prevented
me finally from smashing against trees.
I went out with a broken leg only.
A small price to be paid at the time for an accident of this kind.
- Jacky Ickx

To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will
recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter,
but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with
a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning
of a painter's imagination.
- Frank Auerbach

You have to be aware.
Like, I'm not going to do any downhill skiing.
It looks like a whole lot of fun, but I'm not going to risk breaking a leg.
I want to be dancing the way I'm dancing now for 30 more years.
- Bebe Neuwirth

We can't control what the ratings will be.
It's like, if you're going to go skiing,
do you hope you'll have a good day of skiing? Yes.
Do you hope you won't break your leg? Yes.
- David Hyde Pierce

We were given:
Two hands to hold.
Two legs to walk.
Two eyes to see.
Two ears to listen.
But why only one heart?
Because the other was given to someone else.
For us to find.
- Anonymous

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

A honeymoon should be like a table:
four bare legs and no drawers.
- Anonymous

Jogging is very beneficial.
It's good for your legs and your feet.
It's also very good for the ground.
If makes it feel needed.
- Charles M. Schulz

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
- Frederick Douglass

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who,
however, has never learned how to walk forward.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

I'm having a bad day. I am not size six.
My legs are not skinny as sticks,
and dammit, someone's got to pay.
I'm afraid that I can't satisfy myself
and that my happiness depends on someone else.
I feel weak, so you're gonna take the fall.
You're so shallow.
- Jewel

Imagine the ball has little legs, and chop them off.
- Henry Cotton

Four legs good, two legs bad.
- George Orwell

Did I think it would last 30 years? No,
I didn't think it would have those kind of legs.
- George Thorogood

Men are creatures with two legs and eight hands.
- Jayne Mansfield

Just advertising departments with legs and high heels.
- Richard Avedon

A week before shooting, they told me,
You don't have the part, yet.
We're still trying to find a handicapped kid who can act.
Either that or we break your legs.
- Kieran Culkin

Look, I don't want to wax philosophic,
but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs,
you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death,
and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully,
or you're not alive.
- Mel Brooks

Of, course it always cheers a news editor when a story
has what we describe as 'legs' therefore it,
erm, runs.
- Kamal Ahmed

I can wrap my legs around my neck.
- Janice Dickinson

Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm.
Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments.
I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it's off the better.
- Horatio Nelson

These days baseball is different.
You come to spring training, you get your legs ready,
you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up.
- Dave Winfield


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