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Straighten Quotes

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The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

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I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer.
Baseball is the belly-button of our society.
Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.
- Bill Lee

Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis
of fear and straighten up and step into another day.
- Edward Albert

They put me in a whole body suit, from my neck to my ankles.
It was so bad, I couldn't straighten my legs.
- Kieran Culkin

 

When peoples care for you and cry for you,
they can straighten out your soul.
- Langston Hughes

If I were doing something that the Bible condemns,
I have two choices.
I can straighten up my act, or I can somehow distort
and twist and change the meaning of the Bible.
- Jerry Falwell

If a person gets his attitude toward money straight,
it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.
- Billy Graham

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We wanted to enjoy what we were doing and we had business
things we had to straighten out and personnel problems
and it sort of took a little time to do it.
- Debbie Harry

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability,
but comes through continuous struggle.
And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom.
A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't
stand a trip across the desert with limited water,
we're never going to straighten this country out.
- Ross Perot

The priority must be the unification of the world titles
to straighten things out.
But we should not wait that long anymore to change the situation,
because we are running out of time.
- Anatoly Karpov

I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter.
Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it,
where I could go to straighten it out in my mind.
But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it.
- Warren G. Harding

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
- Phyllis Diller

You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
- W. C. Fields

It's called a pen.
It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
- Dale Dauten

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government -
he promised Dad he'd go straight.
- John F. Kennedy

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband,
be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight.
- Bess Truman

I am not the first straight dancer or the last.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

No one in their right mind can say to me with a straight
face that the Patriot Act has not aggregated the Fourth Amendment.
- Peter Camejo

Acting is fantastic, but to be able to create a whole
world on celluloid is amazing.
It's like taking your dreams straight from your head
and projecting them onto a screen.
- Amber Benson

I went up a straight crooked lane and,
I said 'No thanks, yes if yer please.
- Jack Finney

I had a migraine for about seven or eight straight days,
and I was unable to sleep most nights.
- April Winchell

I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted -
stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container.
- Bill Bryson

Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform
motion in a straight line,
except insofar as it doesn't.
- Arthur Eddington

We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to
secure the respect and attention of people who would
otherwise look straight through us.
- Alain de Botton

I was fortunate as a young actor, to go straight to the RSC,
where I learned that being an actor can bring with
it wonderful responsibilities.
- Ben Kingsley

I'm really normal.
I play football, go to the beach, drive.
We have dogs.
I can imagine people calling me a character,
but I'm Joe Straight.
- River Phoenix

If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it.
You have to look it straight in the eye.
Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light.
- Maya Lin

I like having a private name and a public name.
It helps keep things straight.
- S. E. Hinton

I have said it already, I am convinced that the way
to build a new and better world is not capitalism.
Capitalism leads us straight to hell.
- Hugo Chavez

I hate being wrong, but I love it when I'm set straight.
- Harlan Ellison

Tequila.
Straight.
There's a real polite drink.
You keep drinking until you finally take one more and it just won't go down.
Then you know you've reached your limit.
- Lee Marvin

Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket.
- William Golding

I've just had eighteen straight whiskies.
I think that's the record.
- Dylan Thomas

I go straight from thinking about my narrator to being him.
- S. E. Hinton

I was stuck with looking like a girl.
As soon as I got out of music it was straight off to the hairdressers.
- Adam Rickitt

Unfortunately, a lot of people are stupid.
They take drugs.
They get drunk and do all the wrong things in life.
I just played it straight.
- Bobby Vinton

Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while,
they came up and went straight back down again.
- Alan Hansen

Sure, I could of done it different...
put my clown in a closet and dressed up in straight clothing.
I could of compromised my essence, and swallowed my soul.
- Wavy Gravy

Success isn't everything but it makes a man stand straight.
- Lillian Hellman

Transparency is not the same as looking straight through a building:
it's not just a physical idea,
it's also an intellectual one.
- Helmut Jahn

You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country.
You just need to shoot straight.
- Barry Goldwater

He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was,
nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt,
was why so many people looked on it as immoral.
- John Galsworthy

The other inmates stand in a long straight line,
flanked by guards, and I am dragged past them.
I do not respect them, because they will not run -
will not try to escape.
- Jack Henry Abbott

I wanted to shoot straight, mainstream,
somehow off-beat.
Not only realistic West, which is quite unfamiliar
to the world's population -
even to a lot of Americans.
- Ang Lee

Forget about the consequences of failure.
Failure is only a temporary change in direction to
set you straight for your next success.
- Denis Waitley

I was not an outstanding student.
I did a reasonable amount of work.
I got generally good - pretty good grades,
but I was not that passionate about getting straight A's.
- Steve Case

I go through about two Fender mediums a night because
I don't pick straight down;
it's sort of sideways,
and it shaves them off.
- Robin Trower

I hadn't done just a straight-out comedy in a long time,
just letting an ensemble do really good character acting,
having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures.
- Brian De Palma

I'm straight and I have a lot of gay friends.
- Laura Innes

A person should not be too honest.
Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
- Chanakya

I listened a little to punk when I was younger,
but it was straight edge punk.
It was nothing like what is going on now,
like poppy punk.
- Travis Barker

The Republican National Committee hired me,
and they hired me because they wanted someone who could
look members straight in the eye and tell them the truth.
- Frank Luntz

Gosh, all a kid has to do these days is spit straight
and he gets forty-thousand dollars to sign.
- Cy Young

I began drinking alcohol at the age of thirteen and
gave it up in my fifty sixth year;
it was like going straight from puberty to a mid-life crisis.
- George Montgomery

If I'm not interested in a woman, I'm straight-forward.
Right after sex, I usually say, 'I can't do this anymore.
Thanks for coming over!'
- Vince Vaughn

I see my role in the Bonzos as being the straight man,
in many ways.
- Neil Innes

In school the kids thought I was freaky because I made
straight A's and daydreamed a lot.
- Shelley Duvall

In high school I had sex with girls quite a few times.
They were straight women who I convinced to jump in the sack with me.
- Portia de Rossi

Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts
and only asks to be lived.
- Michael Jackson

I've tried to lead a straight, clean life,
not set any kind of a bad example.
- Elvis Presley

To think straight, it is advisable to expect all qualities and attributes,
adjectives, and so on to refer to at least two sets of interactions in time.
- Gregory Bateson

I have got this obsessive compulsive disorder where
I have to have everything in a straight line,
or everything has to be in pairs.
- David Beckham

A straight factor is important in any comedy,
because you need something to tee it up and also to ground it.
- Jason Bateman

Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
- Stephen Gardiner

All men are homosexual, some turn straight.
It must be very odd to be a straight man because your
sexuality is hopelessly defensive.
It's like an ideal of racial purity.
- Derek Jarman


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