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Occasional Quotes

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To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter,
and the occasional massage doesn't hurt.
- Olivia Newton-John

Related topics: Parenting

Vegetarians are cool.
All I eat are vegetarians - except for the occasional mountain lion steak.
- Ted Nugent

Then I would have an occasional cigarette and then I started back dipping.
I started dipping last year.
My family has asked me again to stop,
and I'm trying my best to do that.
- Payne Stewart

A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
- Groucho Marx

 

The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered
by an occasional assassination.
- Voltaire

I came back to performing with a different attitude
about performing and myself.
I wasn't expecting perfection any more,
just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
- Neil Diamond

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

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I know that doesn't sound very radical and webby of
me to say that but I think the New York Times is important.
I also think there's an occasional piece that will pop out.
- David Talbot

I did the occasional odd film, like Endless Love.
- Shirley Knight

There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional.
You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.
- Anne Rice

The only way you can continue to make artistic films
is to make an occasional one of those.
They kind of keep your marketability going to the extent
that people will employ you.
- Gabriel Byrne

A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity,
it is an occupational risk.
- Oswald Mosley

I still write the occasional short story,
and poked at a novel once, but it's just not what I want to do.
- George Murray

Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses,
which if given occasional release would encourage the
living of life with salt in it,
in place of dust.
- Henry S. Haskins

A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding,
is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises.
- Johannes Tauler

Right now, I'd like to just continue on a series where
I am doing good work with a balance of comedy and drama.
That and do occasional features and movies.
- Mario Lopez

However, the occasional visit of success provides just
the excitement an engineer needs to face work the following day.
- Koichi Tanaka

Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food
in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in
the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement!
- John Piper

It was a perfect night for a train.
The occasional whistle told Louis of all the farewells he had ever known.
- Charles Tennyson Turner

If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional,
and common sense continual.
- Robertson Davies

Most of the time you will fail, but you will also occasionally succeed.
Those occasional successes make all the hard work and sacrifice worthwhile.
- Dean Kamen

Except for the occasional heart attack,
I never felt better.
- Dick Cheney

Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and
an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.
- Conor Cruise O'Brien

After a couple years of occasional lessons with Pass
I moved to Boston to attend the New England Conservatory.
- Mark White

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men,
women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
- Ogden Nash

When I read the script sometimes, it's like 'Christ!
Enough!' I can't sleep at night sometimes.
There's the occasional script that just hammers you,
that you can't shower off.
- Mariska Hargitay

German readers are much like Brits or Americans:
They read for the thrill of it,
the occasional shudder down the spine,
knowing it's not real - but looking over their shoulders anyway,
just in case.
- Brian Lumley

I believe we are going to move into a situation where
the more effective conferences will be smaller,
more specialized, more focused, with occasional large
gatherings to get the attention of the larger world.
- Maurice Strong

Even in the Western world, one cannot argue that the
ideal has been achieved given the existence of issues like the integration,
participation and representation of Muslim citizens,
and occasional but lingering anti-Semitism.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education.
It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional
hostilities and to realize that differing opinions
need not imply an absence of love.
- Milton R. Sapirstein

When I go in to see people - and I sell an occasional ad now -
I never say,
'Help me because I am black' or 'Help me because I am a minority.'
I always talk about what we can do for them.
- John H. Johnson

Basing my conclusions on experience I am absolutely
convinced not only of survival but of demonstrated survival,
demonstrated by occasional interaction with matter
in such a way as to produce physical results.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge

The increase of scientific knowledge lies not only
in the occasional milestones of science,
but in the efforts of the very large body of men who
with love and devotion observe and study nature.
- Polykarp Kusch

I would do the occasional score.
I thought it was the most thrilling thing.
It was instant.
You made the music and they played it right away to millions of people.
I found it thrilling.
- Elmer Bernstein

We decided to play the NEC because we were asked to,
and because we actually rather like the place:
we've always enjoyed doing it before.
We don't often get sensible offers to play in the UK,
so most years we just play on the mainland,
with the occasional exotic detour.
- Andrew Eldritch

No matter how much we love our family and friends,
a part of us needs the occasional moment of solitude as a plant needs water.
It is the inmost core of each of us that,
that part which nobody can define but which we all
recognize because it never changes.
- Anna Neagle

I think the thing to remember, though,
the next time you hear someone who is really certain
that he is on the side of the angels,
is that the idea of angels was created by human beings,
who are famous for being frequently untrustworthy and occasional.
- Jon Carroll

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Fishing is much more than fish.
It is the great occasion when we may return to the
fine simplicity of our forefathers.
- Herbert Hoover

This is an occasion for genuinely tiny knickers.
- the movie Bridget Jones Diary (2001)

Whenever the occasion arose, he rose to the occasion.
- Jonathan Brown

It is refreshing to be able to express my views without
having to toe a party line.
It has got me into trouble on the odd occasion,
but I am not going to stop saying what I think.
- Pauline Hanson

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes
a man when he has occasion for it;
courage which arises from a sense of duty acts;
in a uniform manner.
- Joseph Addison

It's a very special venue and a very special occasion.
- Matthew Hayden

Telling the world is the most difficult experience of my life,
but it is very close to having to live through the
experience that occasion this meeting.
- Anita Hill

I should prefer to die laughing, and,
on more than one occasion, thought I might.
- Joseph Epstein

One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
- Thomas Jefferson

There's immense fun to be had as long as you can sort of sneak it past DC.
I have been told on occasion that I need to have more
respect for these characters.
- Garth Ennis

The happiest lot for a man, as far as birth is concerned,
is that it should be such as to give him but little
occasion to think much about it.
- Richard Whately

Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge
is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
- Nelson Algren

One of them would definitely be the Nelson Mandela gig,
when I played the tribute song for him.
He was up and dancing, and he really enjoyed it.
It was a really lovely occasion.
- Joan Armatrading

I only wish Chet Atkins could be here for this joyous occasion.
- Brenda Lee

Consistency is found in that work whose whole and detail
are suitable to the occasion.
It arises from circumstance, custom,
and nature.
- Marcus V. Pollio

Opposition is not necessarily enmity;
it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity.
- Sigmund Freud

Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly.
- Ovid

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.
- Calvin Coolidge

I'm not a comedian.
I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion.
- Anthony Anderson

I hate that people think going to the theatre is a special occasion.
I wish people would treat it as normally as going to the cinema.
- Brenda Blethyn

I had no occasion for an apron on that morning.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I would fix other people's lines if they asked me on occasion.
The hard part of writing is the architecture of it,
getting the story and structuring it.
Not the tweaking of lines.
- William Devane

He is ready, if the occasion presents itself,
to throw the whole English population in the St.
Lawrence.
- Wilfrid Laurier

On one occasion in 1987 the security police came looking
for me because of a drawing that I'd published.
- Jonathan Shapiro

The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
direct royal prerogative.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Great men of action...
never mind on occasion being ridiculous;
in a sense it is part of their job,
and at times they all are.
- Oswald Mosley

Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry
and indulge it on every occasion.
- Moliere

Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.
- Spike Milligan

This occasion is personally very meaningful and I hope
to visit Korea again if I have the chance.
- Cathy Freeman

Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.
- Loretta Young

A lecture is an occasion when you numb one end to benefit the other.
- John Gould


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