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Literal Quotes

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Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world.
The single statesman, in that literal sense,
who is not solving all his problems with guns.
It's truly unbelievable.
- Toni Morrison

This was nostalgia in the literal Greek sense:
the pain of not being able to return to one's home and family.
- John Thorn

I once saw a forklift lift a crate of forks.
And it was way to literal for me.
- Mitch Hedberg

Transportation made sublimation literal.
It conveyed evil to another world.
- Robert Hughes

 

The stage is suspension of disbelief.
Film is a literal medium.
- Joseph Bologna

I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes,
and a vehicle often helps to do that.
I have a relationship to car culture.
It isn't really about loving cars.
It's sort of about needing them.
- Matthew Barney

Woe to the makers of literal translations,
who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!
It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter
kills and the spirit gives life.
- Voltaire

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You know it's my job to visualize, what is literal or audible,
so I designed all the characters, and I designed what
they do and how they should do it and so on.
- Gerald Scarfe

Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification.
- Robert Smithson

Most times when people pitch you as being perfect for a part...
they don't look at you as an actor who can transform.
A lot of people are so literal.
- Catherine Keener

Not only is the self entwined in society;
it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
- Theodor Adorno

I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed
computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand,
namely, exactly nothing.
- John Searle

That sense of a life in natural objects,
which in most poetry is but a rhetorical artifice,
was, then, in Wordsworth the assertion of what was
for him almost literal fact.
- Walter Pater

When I was thinking about The Lion King,
I said, we have to do what theater does best.
What theater does best is to be abstract and not to do literal reality.
- Julie Taymor

The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal,
not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which
can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
- Karl Marx

Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal
momentum of the human soul and mind.
- Bryant H. McGill

When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead,
he is telling the literal truth.
- Elmer Davis

The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope.
Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning:
we are all in the same boat.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

It was the point where things became much more abstract
and less literal than in the bulk of the film,
which was hardcore rockets and space and planets -
all a fairly straightforward evolution from what I had been doing before.
- Douglas Trumbull

One of the reasons I love to jump back and forth between
mediums is that film does allow me to be more literal.
I can go to the real place.
I can go to the Coliseum, and I don't have to fake it.
- Julie Taymor

Part of the advantage, and part of the result of trying
to be a producer and director,
are the practical things, you find.
It's so advantageous to go to a place that you already have a feel for,
a literal and spiritual familiarity.
- Campbell Scott

If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The real test of friendship is: can you literally do
nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those
moments of life that are utterly simple?
- Eugene Kennedy

I never did very well in math - I could never seem
to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.
- Calvin Trillin

Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty.
They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been
literally hewn out between the columns.
- Arne Jacobsen

Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty
good likelihood their case -
no matter what its merit -
will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
- Dennis Hastert

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

Sometimes it's literally just a feeling that you get
that somebody is more interested than someone else;
and they may both say they're interested,
but you get a feeling.
- John Badham

But when you take the Bible literally,
for what it says, you have to come back to the fact
that there is only one way of salvation;
there's only one Savior.
- Tim LaHaye

You go to a theater now and you literally see parents
watching the movie and they suddenly cover their kid's ears.
I figured I'd make one movie where they didn't have to do this.
- Garry Marshall

What it was at the time was literally a plea for,
to get the pressure off for a while,
to give her space to breathe.
She was very unhappy.
She was feeling pretty claustrophobic.
- Anthony Holden

Literally, I think I've quit acting three or four times,
only for a few days.
Maybe for a few weeks.
- Mark Ruffalo

I literally fell among Quakers when I went up to Oxford.
- Lionel Blue

The role of Barbara, in Music for Millions,
was literally a tonic for me.
- June Allyson

You have to take Bible prophecy literally,
just like everything else in the Bible.
- Tim LaHaye

It was only literally hours after the wedding when
he felt he didn't have to keep up the facade.
- Trisha Goddard

You can do anything, literally, right? That's one of
the exciting possibilities of the present.
- Charles Olson

People take songs so literally.
- Richard Marx

The word democracy comes from the Greek and means,
literally, government by the people.
- Robert Welch

There are clear cases in which "understanding" literally
applies and clear cases in which it does not apply;
and these two sorts of cases are all I need for this argument.
- John Searle

The utter incompetence of the U.N.
is literally incomprehensible.
- Malcolm Wallop

I don't know how this company got the name National Shakespeare Company,
because it was literally like retards employing retards.
- Rob Corddry

Being able to pit your wits against literally hundreds
of other people is really exciting and ultimately the
biggest single challenge for a poker player.
- Tim Page

We recorded the record on a Saturday afternoon March
30th and I heard the record for the first time on April 6th.
I was driving to school, literally seven days later.
- Lesley Gore

On reaching the place where the Indians had surprised us,
we found the bodies of the three men whom they had killed and scalped,
and literally cut into pieces.
- Buffalo Bill

I don't know Bill Clinton as someone who needs to literally sexually harass a woman.
I'm sure that he could have found many willing participants.
- Gennifer Flowers

A man is literally what he thinks.
- James Allen

I do not literally paint that table,
but the emotion it produces upon me.
- Henri Matisse

In television, everything is gone with the speed of light,
literally.
It is no field for anybody with intimations of immortality.
- Charles Kuralt

But for the first time in many years,
I get to sleep in my own bed every night.
I haven't done that, literally, in years.
It seems like such a small thing, but it is so nice.
- Linda Vester

Literally overnight, I became an animator...
and one that was well-known.
- Terry Gilliam

My mother did literally hitchhike barefoot to the country store.
- Moon Unit Zappa

Anybody could say anything they want about me,
and it literally never penetrates my skin.
- Ron White

It was really a pleasure to play someone who's literally
pushed past her breaking point repeatedly.
- Jeri Ryan

I collaborated on most of my dance numbers,
literally 50/50, with the choreographers I worked with.
- Jessie Matthews

I never can understand how anyone can not smoke it
deprives a man of the best part of life.
With a good cigar in his mouth a man is perfectly safe,
nothing can touch him, literally.
- Thomas Mann

For far too long, America has been without a comprehensive energy plan,
and today consumers are paying the price -
literally -
at the pump and in their heating bills.
- Chris Chocola

Japan is quite weird because they wait for you to say
something before they respond.
You can literally hear a pin drop, they don't make
a sound until you say something to the crowd.
- Kelly Jones

I literally felt like a freak, which is another aspect
of the role of Sally that I relate to:
total outsider.
- Kristen Johnston

I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching
Brando as God and his son was Jesus.
I literally had people saying my blood would run in
the streets for doing that.
- Richard Donner

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and
wonder how I do these things.
I can embarrass myself so badly that I literally get
a hot prickle down the back of my neck.
- Daisy Donovan

I came literally to the table with a wealth of knowledge
by simply understanding how food should taste.
- Rocco DiSpirito

We went to - I guess it was a legitimate boiler room,
and I sat in front of this guy who literally was on
the phone with two people at once.
They call it double fisting.
- Giovanni Ribisi

Sometimes all it takes to change a life is to decide
which beliefs do not serve you and to literally change
your mind about those beliefs.
- Joy Page

Mozart wrote so many works in his thirty-five years
that it would take a lifetime just to write out the notes.
We literally do not know how he did it.
- Lukas Foss

If we did all the things we are capable of,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas A. Edison

All through my school life I was appalled by the fact
that masters and senior boys were allowed quite literally to wound other boys,
and sometimes very severely.
- Roald Dahl

New ideas in technology are literally a dime-a-dozen,
or cheaper than that.
- Dean Kamen

Screw them.
Yeah.
But not literally.
I'm not advocating promiscuity.
- Mark Hoppus

No statement about God is simply, literally true.
God is far more than can be measured,
described, defined in ordinary language,
or pinned down to any particular happening.
- David Edward Jenkins


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