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Pencil Quotes

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I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

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A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
- Joyce A. Myers

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme
experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The idea is to get the pencil moving quickly.
- Bernard Malamud

 

Map out your future - but do it in pencil.
The road ahead is as long as you make it.
Make it worth the trip.
- Jon Bon Jovi

A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than
a battalion of assistants.
To happiness the same applies as to truth:
one does not have it,
but is in it.
- Theodor Adorno

I write about myself with the same pencil and in the
same exercise book as about him.
It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning.
- Samuel Beckett

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Sharpen your pencil as you create the story of your life.
Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that,
seize the opportunity to sharpen those qualities
even more sharply by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen
a pencil with a blunt axe.
It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead.
- Edsger Dijkstra

But, I don't know, the violence, I can't even talk about.
We don't do a lot of violent shows.
When I started in television, breaking a pencil was a violent act.
- Aaron Spelling

The eyebrow pencil and false eyelashes were essential;
my mother didn't feel dressed without them.
- Lorna Luft

Nevertheless, the realization that breaking a pencil
point would have far less disastrous consequences played little or no role,
I believe, in this decision to explore theory!
- Rudolph A. Marcus

People still think of me as a cartoonist,
but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these
days is to sign a contract,
a check, or an autograph.
- Walt Disney

The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing
the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
- Francis Bacon

The average pencil is seven inches long,
with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.
- Robert Brault

Film will only became an art when its materials are
as inexpensive as pencil and paper.
- Jean Cocteau

It's not how big your pencil is; it's how you write your name.
- Dave Mustaine

One must always draw, draw with the eyes,
when one cannot draw with a pencil.
- Balthus

I don't believe in making pencil sketches and then
painting landscape in your studio.
You must be right under the sky.
- William Merritt Chase

A programming language is for thinking about programs,
not for expressing programs you've already thought of.
It should be a pencil, not a pen.
- Paul Graham

I have owed you this letter for a very long time-but
my fingers have avoided the pencil as though it were
an old and poisoned tool.
- John Steinbeck

I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.
- Truman Capote

College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.
- Ruby Wax

But I do have time to pencil in golf,
and we've got four excellent courses.
- Darrell Royal

I try and make little stories.
Whether it's with a pencil or with bits of records,
it's really the same thing.
- Eric San

I drew a picture on the back of a calendar in pencil.
In those days they used to give out free calendars,
I had no art paper, so I took whatever else I could.
- Joe Shuster

I can almost always write music; at any hour of the twenty-four,
if I put pencil to paper, music comes.
- John Philip Sousa

In spite of everything I shall rise again:
I will take up my pencil,
which I have forsaken in my great discouragement,
and I will go on with my drawing.
- Vincent Van Gogh

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil
and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

A computer does not substitute for judgment any more
than a pencil substitutes for literacy.
But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage.
- Robert McNamara

You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led.
- Stan Laurel

Would that we could at once paint with the eyes!
In the long way from the eye through the arm to the pencil,
how much is lost!
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Inflated descriptions by the pen or exaggerated illustrations by the pencil.
- Grace Darling

Ideas are elusive, slippery things.
Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside,
so you can stab them during the night before they get away.
- Earl Nightingale

What you do is, you have your drawing board and a pencil
in hand at the telescope.
You look in and you make some markings on the paper and you look in again.
- Clyde Tombaugh

A lot of songs you write are just for exercise -
just pencil sharpeners.
- Harlan Howard

Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone:
a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready.
- Eugenio Montale

When you write down your ideas you automatically focus
your full attention on them.
Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time.
Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.
- Michael LeBoeuf

The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper.
You must not edit until you get it all on paper.
If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness,
you'll do yourself a service.
- Stephen Sondheim

I don't know how many thoughts we have a second,
but it's quite an amazing number, and just to pin down
the appropriate sequence of those,
all you really need is a pencil and a piece of paper.
- Robert Wyatt

I got behind that pencil and nothing happened for many years,
but since they put me in the Songwriters Hall of Fame,
I've turned around.
I took a good look at myself and said,
I think it's time to get back at work.
- Otis Blackwell

Corporate documents, like football game plans,
are not easily drafted in a stadium,
with thousands of very interested fans participating,
each with their own red pencil, trying to reach a consensus on every word.
- Jon Postel

On occasion I have drawn as a release from painting.
The economy in using paper, pencil, charcoal and crayon
can help towards a greater gamble and higher rewards.
I also find that drawing can generate ideas more rapidly than painting.
- William Scott

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

Comedians are really writers who don't have pens and pencils about them,
but they riff.
- Carl Reiner

I thought the Secret Service would protect me from the press,
but they were at my house to protect me from assassins with guns,
not with assassins with pencils.
- Michael Reagan

I don't want boys to use their pencils for improper writing.
- John Burns

Our greatest responsibility is not to be pencils of the past.
- Robert A. M. Stern

The hard part of writing at all is sitting your ass
down in a chair and writing it.
There's always something better to do,
like I've got an interview, sharpening the pencils,
trimming the roses.
There's always something better to do.
Going to a writer's club?
- Jerry Pournelle

The War on Drugs employs millions - politicians,
bureaucrats, policemen, and now the military -
that probably couldn't find a place for their dubious
talents in a free market,
unless they were to sell pencils from a tin cup on street corners.
- L. Neil Smith

It is difficult to describe in short the enthusiasm
and devotion provoked by and given to my research.
We lived almost in poverty.
I used pencils, two for a nickel, and could not buy a fountain pen,
when I lost mine.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

In the animation world, people who understand pencils
and paper usually aren't computer people,
and the computer people usually aren't the artistic people,
so they always stand on opposite sides of the line.
- Don Bluth

I never had the exposure to techniques and so forth
that children have today with art workshops,
but I always had crayons and pencils and still have
work going right back to when I was five or six years old.
- Robert Indiana

In the Golden Age of Batman, I penciled,
inked, and lettered my strip by myself.
- Bob Kane

I was hired as a penciler.
- Gil Kane

All of the penciling was consistently done by one person
and the inking was whoever could finish on time.
- Gil Kane

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do more than is required.
What is the distance between someone who achieves their
goals consistently and those who spend their lives
and careers merely following? The extra mile.
- Gary Ryan Blair

Although I voted against the initial resolution approving the war in Iraq,
I have consistently voted to support our troops with
much-needed armor and supplies.
- Ed Pastor

It's my motor, it's the thing that keeps me going and
so when I have these auditions for these big movies,
I can depend on myself because I've been working consistently.
- Nia Long

Men who consistently leave the toilet seat up secretly
want women to get up to go the bathroom in the middle
of the night and fall in.
- Rita Rudner

Roddick can challenge him as well if he serves big
consistently for the entire match.
If he does that, then he is tough to break even for a guy like Federer.
- Richard Krajicek

In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives,
I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill
for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways.
- Virgil Goode

A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability
than they think they have so that they consistently
do better work than they thought they could.
- Charles Erwin Wilson

Children that are raised in a home with a married mother
and father consistently do better in every measure
of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent,
single-parent, cohabiting homes.
- Todd Tiahrt

Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco's
art industry as a core reason for visiting.
- Gavin Newsom

They consistently hobble artists' in the name of selling
more units then are surprised when the fans don't buy
the lukewarm music this produces.
So they then drop the artist.
- Malcolm Wilson


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