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Shouldered Quotes

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Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing.
It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage,
but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
- Confucius

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The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected
by the devastating hurricanes,
and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate
share of the burden in Iraq.
- Marty Meehan

It is my choice to care deeply about others.
No kindness is too small to be important -
the smile to the bank teller,
the sincere "thank you" for all kindnesses received,
the reassuring hand on the shoulder of a loved one or friend.
There is compassion in selfless generosity,
but there is also compassion in heartfelt empathy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

 

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved:
It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
- Charles Morgan

It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said,
'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand,
you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
- Sam Levenson

I was supposed to be on the Tonight Show but I broke my shoulder instead.
- Rip Taylor

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I have had shoulder injuries in the past,
but usually it's from training.
- Warren Cuccurullo

Most of the hits I take come on top of the shoulder pads.
- Eric Dickerson

I'm here instead of having shoulder surgery.
But I'm not sure which is more painful.
- James Caan

A few years ago I was at a party and this guy threw me over his shoulder,
ran across the street, put me in his car,
and stuck his tongue in my mouth.
- Rachel Bilson

That's the difference between golf and many other sports.
You go to some other sporting events,
they just leave you or give you the cold shoulder and move on.
- Bernhard Langer

A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder
all the time to see if the boys are still there.
If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader.
- Bernard Baruch

Our society finds truth too strong a medicine to digest undiluted.
In its purest form, truth is not a polite tap on the shoulder.
It is a howling reproach.
- Ted Koppel

Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
- Brigham Young

Tony Blair has turned his back on the principles he
claimed he believed in before he stood shoulder-to-shoulder with George W. Bush.
He was an entirely different kind of leader.
- Bianca Jagger

Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with
a stuffed parrot on his shoulder.
- Neil Innes

The beautiful heroine might be thinking,
How long must I bury my face on this wretched man's
shoulder? Such is not the always the case,
but quite often it is.
- Ivor Novello

He isn't a real boss until he has trained subordinates
to shoulder most of his responsibilities.
- William Feather

The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder,
the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic
nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.
- Gerald R. Ford

I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging
from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.
- Bette Davis

A lot of people thought I was going to be a one-hit wonder,
so I had that chip on my shoulder.
- Bubba Sparxxx

He who is silent must be agreed with,
for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon,
without the winds of conversation to shoulder them.
- Bryant H. McGill

My yesterdays walk with me.
They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.
- William Golding

The greatest ability in business is to get along with
others and influence their actions.
A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.
- John Hannah

If you're a competitive person, that stays with you.
You don't stop.
You always look over your shoulder.
- Magic Johnson

You can't go to a negotiating table pointing a gun,
but you've got to keep it over your shoulder.
- Joe Slovo

America I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.
- Allen Ginsberg

Well, where is the money? Show me the money? Our allies
have put up a few billion dollars,
but the American taxpayer has been required to shoulder the burden of this war.
- Jim Cooper

You're feeling the responsibility for hundreds of thousands,
if not millions, of people on your shoulder in a way
that I couldn't feel as lieutenant governor.
- William Scranton

Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
- A. E. Housman

We came in today with a chip on our shoulder to prove who we are.
- Bill Laimbeer

Put your shoulder to the wheel.
- Aesop

One person doesn't have to shoulder all the responsibility
for why a film does or doesn't do well.
- Kevin Costner

Somebody just back of you while you are fishing is
as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while
you write a letter to your girl.
- Ernest Hemingway

I can't swim at the level I used to.
I had to retire because of an injury to my shoulder.
- Scott Speedman

No matter how subtle the wizard, a knife between the
shoulder blades will cramp his style.
- Steven Brust

It has been an ache and a joy both to look over this
big shoulder of mine at all my yesterdays.
- Ethel Waters

Why is it that right-wing bastards always stand shoulder
to shoulder in solidarity,
while liberals fall out among themselves?
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity,
and shall not fail.
Bear them we can, and if we can we must.
Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
- A. E. Housman

It's hard for a fellow to keep a chip on his shoulder
if you allow him to take a bow.
- Billy Rose

Sexiness should not be overt.
Something shapeless that drapes across your hip,
hangs off the shoulder; something that cowls in the front,
drapes low in the back, that's sexy.
- Rachel Zoe

Man is always looking for someone to boast to;
woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.
- H. L. Mencken

When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don't even notice.
- Sarah Vaughan

In a way you can feel that the poet actually is looking over your shoulder,
and you say to yourself, now, how would this go for
him? Would this do or not?
- Robert Fitzgerald

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
- Tom Stoppard

I can pull a bone out of my shoulder and dislocate it.
- Kylie Bax

They think because I'm small, they can do what they want to do to me.
But I'm not weak.
If I lower my shoulder and they lower they're shoulder,
they're going to go down.
- Michael Johnson

Definitely they write themselves.
It's an amazing experience.
It's like the characters have come alive and are sitting
on my shoulder talking to me,
telling me their tales.
- R. A. Salvatore

I don't think that left to its own devices,
capitalism moves along smoothly and everyone gets treated fairly in the process.
Capitalism is like a child: if you want the child to
grow up free and productive,
somebody's got to look over the shoulder of that child.
- Tavis Smiley

I did feel Dr. Cox, the character that I was auditioning for,
was too similar to the head of the hospital.
He was too arrogant and mean.
I approached him kind of like I had a miniature Max sitting on my shoulder.
I pictured Max saying, "This guy has got to give love every once in a while.
He has to!" I knew there had to be tiny little windows of redemption.
- John C. McGinley

I don't know why my lines that were cut from the film
didn't make it onto the DVD.
I have offered to go into the editing room with Christopher
and work shoulder to shoulder with him to fit all my lines in.
I think he thinks I'm kidding.
I'm only trying to help.
- Fred Willard

I was kind of known as a ballad singer.
People would send ballads.
Some of them would go over my shoulder and float off the top of my head,
and I just didn't feel anything.
Then I would hear a song that would absolutely shake me.
- Rita Coolidge

The terrible, diabolic thing with this disease is that
you are always looking behind your shoulder every couple
months with the most recent checkup to see whether there is any sign of it,
and I thank God to say at this point there is not.
- Joe Eszterhas

The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month,
those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder,
next to one student, concentrated attention,
shining this beam of light on their work,
on their thoughts and their self-expression,
is going to be absolutely transformative,
because so many of the students have not had that ever before.
- Dave Eggers

We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies.
Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally.
We are playing again with national and global security matters.
- Stephen Harper

A ball had passed between my body and the right arm which supported him,
cutting through the sleeve and passing through his
chest from shoulder to shoulder.
There was no more to be done for him and I left him to his rest.
I have never mended that hole in my sleeve.
- Clara Barton

However, I don't feel the world is looking over my
shoulder when I am working -
I never think about this at all.
What I think about is trying to make my work pure,
and if it is pure then it can be accessible.
It is quite straight forward really.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

And Big Night, I think by the end the brothers find that balance,
when they touch each other on the shoulder over breakfast
and it's understood that what should never have driven
them apart almost drove them apart.
I think that's a true moment.
- Tony Shalhoub

I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by
it all and people tell you things they've read.
I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking:
That's familiar...
oh my God, it's me.
- Francesca Annis

Being on the run, having to change the way that you do business,
being unable to plan in a safe and secure environment,
always looking over your shoulder, knowing that some
day somebody's going to knock on your door and it's going to be your last.
- John Abizaid

As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice,
and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the
shoulders of God or nature.
We must shoulder it ourselves.
It is our responsibility.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

In the beginning, though, I have to admit that I did
have a chip on my shoulder.
I did want to prove everyone wrong.
But after I went through the process and came out the other side,
it wasn't about anyone else.
- Billy Corgan

It evolved out of the idea to make a kids TV show.
And it actually turned out to be a bit dull and a bit
regulated and too many people looking over your shoulder and it wasn't really.
- Dave Rowntree

This is a very screwed-up business.
Record labels don't sign a lot of bands these days.
We just want to find a home and stay there and make
records and do our thing and not have to look over our shoulder.
- Andy Taylor

And one of my other friends could not believe in God
if he came down and tapped her on the shoulder.
She's a biologist - a student at UCLA -
and I don't judge her either,
because I really believe that God is a personal opinion,
and only that.
- Amber Tamblyn

But I still serve pretty big and that's one of my biggest weapons,
so if my shoulder holds up and I can count on it,
I can win a few matches and then you never know how
the other guys are going to react to the fatigue and
the length of the matches.
- Guy Forget

Yes, I see the Mobile Base System really is the shoulder of the arm.
The arm is right there, like a human arm.
It's really funny to look at the similarities between
a human arm and the Canadian robotics arm.
- Philippe Perrin

The Master teaches that the way of qigong cannot be hurried.
Wuji refers to the time before the creation -
when everything was formless.
Standing in the wuji position, my feet are parallel
to each other, shoulder-width apart.
My knees are slightly bent,
and the tip of my tongue touches the roof of my mouth.
My arms are held in front of me with my elbows bent
and my palms parallel to each other - about four inches apart.
At first I focus on my breathing, and only my breathing.
Later, I visualize the energy or "Qi" between my palms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you start becoming withdrawn and looking over your shoulder,
being careful about what you say, that's being paranoid.
This is an open, accessible team.
That's been my trademark for years.
- Art Modell

Lacey had this huge chip on his shoulder.
He walked into the room thinking that the people didn't
welcome him and didn't like him.
He gave the impression that he didn't understand the Voice and New York,
and he didn't want to.
- Sydney Schanberg


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