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Plums Quotes

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Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students,
and turns them into prunes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Related topics: Cynical Funny

I am putting real plums into an imaginary cake.
- Mary McCarthy

You can't evoke great spirits and eat plums at the same time.
- George William Russell

What is more mortifying than to feel that you have
missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
- Logan P. Smith

 

Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing,
where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that,
and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.
- Claire Danes

Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree -
they bear no fruit.
- Francis Marion

Sometimes, as is the case of peach and plum trees,
which are often dwarfed, the plants are thrown into a flowering states,
and then, as they flower freely year after year,
they have little inclination to make vigorous growth.
- Robert Fortune

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I'm too old-fashioned to use a computer.
I'm too old-fashioned to use a quill.
- Christopher Plummer

In Stratford you either turn into an alcoholic or you better write.
- Christopher Plummer

I want to paint Montreal as a rather fantastic city,
which it was, because nobody knows today what it was like.
And I'm one of the last survivors, or rapidly becoming one.
- Christopher Plummer

I couldn't believe when I first got a fan letter from Al Pacino,
it was unreal.
- Christopher Plummer

The part of Mike Wallace drew me to the movie because I thought,
what an outrageous part to play.
- Christopher Plummer

Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over
the head with a valentine.
- Christopher Plummer

They realized I was alive again, even though I was playing an old,
dying sop.
- Christopher Plummer

It is a culture voice, but it is a very American culture voice,
and I am very used to English culture voice.
So I had to work like hell to flatten those R's.
- Christopher Plummer

The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage,
which is a bit weird.
We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet,
but I did all the talking.
- Christopher Plummer

I would rather not know about how one gets parts in movies these days.
- Christopher Plummer

Most of my life I have played a lot of famous people
but most of them were dead so you have a poetic license.
- Christopher Plummer

Here is Mike Wallace, who is visible to the public,
and I have been watching him since the early '50s.
Smoking up a storm and insulting his guests and being
absolutely wonderfully evil and charming too.
- Christopher Plummer

Plumage features constitute a major component of courtship signals.
- Peter R. Grant

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock,
and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet.
- Sa'Di

The theory of founder effects does not explain how
novel features like plumage traits arise.
- Peter R. Grant

At first acoustics attributed to the different sounds
only a limited number of characteristic features.
- Roman Jakobson

Once an artist explores the vast variety of tools and
features available on the great programs,
we're hooked.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

When I was doing half-hour shows, I loved it and was
preparing myself for the hour shows.
Then when I did the hour shows, I was preparing myself
for the specials and features.
- Richard Donner

But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features.
Tears, for example.
- Rebecca West

Love has features which pierce all hearts,
he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved.
He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.
- Voltaire

The next release of mainline is going to have a lot
of the advanced features people want,
by the way.
- Bram Cohen

I was a jazz major in high school, in an all-jazz band.
No matter what I do, it features my musical influences.
- Wyclef Jean

I think dress, hairstyle and make-up are the crucial
factors in projecting an attractive persona and give
one the chance to enhance one's best physical features.
- Vivienne Westwood

The orthogonal features, when combined,
can explode into complexity.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

My features are completely ethnic.
- Naomi Campbell

I've been sort of traveling around the country for
ten years talking about independent features.
- Brian De Palma

Maybe some of today's papers have too many 'feel-good' features,
but there is a lot of good news out there.
- Ben Bradlee

The retirement system that is in place for members
of Congress and other federal workers features what
is known as the Federal Employment Retirement Plan.
- Virgil Goode

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

I contend that every woman has the right to feel beautiful,
no matter how scrambled her features,
or how indifferent her features.
- Marie Dressler

My grandmother and I saw an average of eight movies a week,
double features, second run.
- Carol Burnett

Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
- William Hazlitt

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
- Pablo Picasso

Well, in features, and in writing especially,
it's often the style of the writer comes in.
- Kurt Loder

Well, I have since seen you at Tinkle.
It's a comedy show started by David Cross,
me and Jon Benjamin.
It features a wide variety of acts for all tastes and seasons.
- Todd Barry

You really don't want a president who is a football fan.
Football combines the worst features of American life.
It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
- George Will

Many parts of the granite statues were found,
the most important of which had features close to Ramses II.
The statue needs some restoration and weighs between four and five tons.
- Zahi Hawass

Search for beauty without features, something deeper than any signs.
- Francesca da Rimini

Above all, TRIBES is fun, and even kind of sexy...
in that every round features an Opportunity for Reproduction,
which is the main aim of the game, as it is in most of Nature.
- David Brin

Far more thought and care go into the composition of
any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go
into the writing of their features and editorials.
- Marshall McLuhan

If we strike a line to the N.W.
from Sydney to Wellington Valley, we shall find that
little change takes place in the geological features of the country.
- Charles Sturt

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone,
any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.
- Kin Hubbard

That's always at the heart and soul of Disney's features,
the feeling of a family values.
- Tia Carrere

The methods of theoretical physics should be applicable
to all those branches of thought in which the essential
features are expressible with numbers.
- Paul Dirac

Things were here before you and will be here after you're gone.
The geographic features, especially,
give you a sense of your own place in the world and in time.
- Tracy Kidder

Normal people...
believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Engineers believe that if it ain't broke,
it doesn't have enough features yet.
- Scott Adams

One of the album's songs features Mary J. Blige, but
I don't want to talk too much about it yet.
I think you will hear the music that's been playing
in my head when it comes out.
- Chaka Khan

About that time, stronger features became fashionable on the screen.
- Marie Windsor

The white audiences thought I was white,
my features being what they are, and at every performance
I'd have to take off my gloves to prove I was a spade.
- Ethel Waters

The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable
features in the history of the Middle Ages.
- Horatio Alger

I like when a girl knows what she looks like and dresses
to accentuate those features.
- Zac Efron

Stillness of person and steadiness of features are
signal marks of good breeding.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

All I will say is that there are particular features
of the American constitutional system that renders a third party futile -
at best.
- Todd Gitlin

I act probably a lot more than you see.
I happen to choose movies that don't have much of a life,
or I choose movies that are shown on cable instead of as features.
- Holly Hunter

On my passage thither, I discovered nothing remarkable
in the features of the country.
- William Henry Ashley

In fact, the history of North America has been perhaps
more profoundly influenced by man's inheritance from
his past homes than by the physical features of his present home.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Somebody with Debbie Reynolds' features doesn't get
cast as the Wicked Witch.
- Alan Rickman

I find it some of the hardest photography and the most
challenging photography I've ever done.
It's a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light.
- Galen Rowell

Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child,
in whom we trace the features of the mother's face,
her aspect and her attitude.
- Beck

Unless something real cool comes along,
I will probably be doing features, so long as I can
make a living doing that.
Otherwise, I will do another show.
- Danny Masterson

I do believe that enduring geological features are important,
though I don't think I can be clear about exactly why.
- Tracy Kidder

However, research in the years that followed found
that in many of its important features,
African American Vernacular English was becoming not less,
but more different from other dialects.
- William Labov

So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,
and eventually we ripped the stuff out of em and put
some of it into what was then called en,
which was really ed with some em features.
- Bill Joy

The search for the symbolic value of phonemes,
each taken as a whole, runs the risk of giving rise
to ambiguous and trivial interpretations because phonemes are complex entities,
bundles of different distinctive features.
- Roman Jakobson


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