Best 173 quotes in «nails quotes» category

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    My daughter gets to paint my nails and put clips in my hair, and I love it.

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    My granddad was an evangelist, and my grandma, she was as tough as nails. She watched 'American Bandstand' every day when she was in her 80s, 90s. She loved rock music. I never had anyone in my family that was anti-rock n' roll.

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    My grandmother had this high-tech security system - a rusty nail she used to lock the door.

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    My one concession to American sensibilities was to remove my nail polish.

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    My soul is a canvas stretched across four wooden corners and tacked with copper nails that sink into the edges of timber like teeth. My art is nothing less than my salvation.

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    My school friends are really understanding and still want to hang out with me. Ever since I was in sixth grade, I was at the gym every day to work out while my friends were getting their nails done or going to the mall. I used to feel left out, but I don't anymore.

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    Negative thoughts are the nails that build a prison of failure.

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    Ninety percent of the day is working out. Sometimes I get my nails done and go to the grocery store.

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    Nine Inch Nails' sound is dominated by clanging synths and sardonic, shrieking vocals.

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    Not once more will/I be found with beings/who swallowed the rail of life//And one day I found myself with beings/who swallowed the nail of life/-as soon as I lost my matrix mamma,//and the being twisted under him,/and god poured me back to her/(the motherfucker).

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    Nude nail polish wins hands down over intricate nail art.

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    [On journalists:] ... however lyingly libellous they may be: nobody can seriously hurt the reputation of a Great person. If he is hurt: he is not Great. They can but scratch at his skin with their mice nails.

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    Oh, that dog! Ever hear of a German Shepherd that bites its nails? Barks with a lisp? You say, "Attack!" And he has one. All he does is piddle. He's nothing but a fur-covered kidney that barks.

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    One of the first production deals I signed, the guy wanted my name to be Minaj and I fought him tooth and nail. But he convinced me. I've always hated it.

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    So I think there is one rule every host and hostess ought to keep with the comb and nail file and bicarbonate and aromatic spirits on a handy shelf, Which is don't spoil the denouement by telling the guests everything is terrible, but let them have the thrill of finding it out for themselves.

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    Phew am exhausted. Just read about something called "the offside rule". Too much for my tiny brain. Must be damaged from nail polish fumes.

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    Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail.

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    [On the House Un-American Activities Committee] They'll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the National Anthem.

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    People get on a show and they fought tooth and nail. Almost 95% of the actors out there want to be on a television series. Then as soon as they get onto one, no, no, I want to be a movie star. This television series stuff, no, no no.

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    Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.

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    Self-righteous victims invite extra nails.

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    She's filing her nails while they are dragging the lake.

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    Some kinds of nails, such as those used for defending the soles of coarse shoes, called hobnails, require a particular form of the head, which is made by the stroke of a die.

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    Studying chimps, I came to the conclusion that being evil is something that only humans are capable of. A chimp would never plan to pull another's nails out. The chimps' way of aggression is quick and brutal. I compare them to gang attacks.

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    The '80s were fabulous. The '90s sucked, and the '70s were just a sad, sad time in human history. Go 1980s! There's something that's just so cute about that time. And not just yellow nail polish and 'I'm a loner.

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    There is very little genuine rock and roll out there at the moment - but Steve Conte has hit the nail on the head with this one!

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    The happiest girls always have the prettiest nails.

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    The pain is unrelenting; one does not abandon, even briefly, one's bed of nails, but is attached to it wherever one goes.

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    There are some images that I will only use once, and not use again because they don't seem to really hit the nail right on the head, but there are some which are so strong they have to be reduced; sometimes just reusing them makes them stronger.

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    The man who preaches truth and applies it to the lives of his hearers will feel the nails and the thorns. He will lead a hard life, but a glorious one. May God raise up many such prophets. The church needs them badly.

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    The nails from a suicide's coffin, and the skull of the parricide, were of course no trouble; for Vesquit never traveled without these household requisites.

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    The only effect of public punishment is to show the rabble how bravely it can be borne; and that every one who hath lost a toe-nail hath suffered worse.

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    There was a time when nails were high-tech. There was a time when people had to be told how to use a telephone. Technology is just a tool. People use tools to improve their lives.

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    The weight is just a tool. Do you focus on the hammer or the nail? You better focus on the thing you're trying to hit.

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    The thief, as will become apparent, was a special type of thief. This thief was an artist of theft. Other thieves merely stole everything that was not nailed down, but this thief stole the nails as well.

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    There were two kinds of women: those who wear nail polish and those who don't. Which do you prefer?

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    The temptation is not here, where you are reading about it or praying about it. It is down in your shop, among bales and boxes, ten-penny nails, and sand-paper.

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    The way that Wall Street works is most people like very steady quarterly earnings, and they like to be very popular instead of unpopular and they don't like to be the nail that sticks up, as they say.

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    The wisdom of others remains dull till it is writ over with our own blood. We are essentially apart from the world; it bursts into our consciousness only when it sinks its teeth and nails into us.

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    The windows, the starving windows that drive the trees like nails into my heart.

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    Usually when you watch a film, you're just sort of biting your nails about things you could have done differently.

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    Unless you catch ideas on the wing and nail them down, you will soon cease to have any.

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    They sometimes beat things into the ground. They don't know when to get out of a situation. They think it's going to be funny....the more you pound the nail into the ground the funnier it gets and that's not necessarily true.

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    Though I still have no semblance of a life outside of Nine Inch Nails at the moment, I realize my goals have gone from getting a record deal or selling another record to being a better person, more well-rounded, having friends, having a relationship with somebody.

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    Thunderous action and nail-biting suspense

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    To have a knight planted in your game at K6 is worse than a rusty nail in your knee.

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    Torture is abominable, things like ripping out someone's nails, or burning someone with a blowtorch. And those who practice it feel a certain power but it's suicidal. They will never get over what they've done. And it creates sadists.

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    What makes Shakespeare eternal is his grasp of psychology. He knew how to nail stuff about us as human beings.

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    ...We die, we turn, we are reborn as we deserve to be reborn, based on our doings in this world." Will looked down at his bitten nails. "I will probably be reborn as a slug that someone salts.

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    We can love with our minds, but can we love only with our minds? Love extends itself all the time, so that we can love even with our senseless nails: we love even with our clothes, so that a sleeve can feel a sleeve.