Quotation Explorer - 'Clean'

When you leave New York, you are astonished at how clean the rest of the world is. Clean is not enough. - Fran Lebowitz
As good surgical doctor works on a patient in the theater with varied kinds of surgical instruments, so a true leader also needs a clean bag of leadership characters that vary from task to task. One-way leaders are obvious failures! - Israelmore Ayivor
Clean out your mind closet.Clean out resentment and hatred.Clean out regrets and secrets.Now fill it with love, joy and respect. - Debasish Mridha
. . . On a sandbarsunlight stretches out its limbs, or is ita sycamore, so brazen, so clean and bold? - William Stafford
Each day hands me a clean sheet of paper upon which to write. Therefore, I would be wise to write without ever having the need to erase. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The fact is, the old clich%uFFFDs work for us in abstract terms, but they never work out in real life quite the same way. Life is messy; clich%uFFFDs are clean and tidy. - Hugh Macleod
A clean house is a sad house. - Marty Rubin
I don’t believe that young people today can live clean, pure lives without the help of God. The peer pressure is too great and the temptations they see in the movies and on television, and what they hear in their music is too much. Only Christ can give them the power to say no. - Billy Graham
Let me also say I wanna make you sandwhiches,And soup,And peanut butter cookies,Though, the truth is peanutbutter is actually really bad for you 'cause they grow peanuts in old cotton fields to clean the toxins out of the soil,But hey, you like peanutbutter and I like you! - Andrea Gibson
Out of a clean heart....comes a clean life. - Dr Lloyd Magangeni
I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean. - G. K. Chesterton
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday. - Unknown
We need to clean our own yards before we go looking for -shit- in someone else's. - Andrea L'Artiste
The air is still and freezing cold. The sky is a perfect, pale blue. The sun has just risen, weak and watery-looking, like it has just spilled itself over the horizon and it's too lazy to clean itself up. - Lauren Oliver
Something had lubricated us. Something had washed us clean. I understood, and at the same minute I understood that that they all understood, too. Hate had passed away, and in its place was the other word that's just as big. ("Golden Baby") - Alice Brown
Why worry about minor little details like clean air, clean water, safe ports and the safety net when Jesus is going to give the world an "Extreme Makeover: Planet Edition" right after he finishes putting Satan in his place once and for all? - Arianna Huffington
Senior Republicans certainly expected the president to come clean over Miss Lewinsky. - Bridget Kendall
When you're full and done with your meal, you can leave the table but clean up your mess before you walk away. - Aireen C. Pontillo
Throw up into your typewriter every morning. Clean up every noon. - Raymond Chandler
What was life like ?deprivation and abundance, side by side like a miracle. surrender to them both .Poverty and sunshine, poverty and jewels in the sky .Drought and the gushing Nile Disease and clean hearts, stories from neighbours and relationships . - Leila Aboulela
he citizens must begin to work to clean the city and country of any dirt. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. - Maya Angelou
A half-dead thing in a stark dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold. - Robert W. Service
Who needs to be a Phoenix for rebirth? One simply requires themselves and an instrument to clean the slate and start over, perhaps create their own world where everything is better.. - TheBakaViolinist
I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty. - George Burns
Writers are liars trying to come clean. That’s why the best ones are the most tragic. - Anthony Marais
I believe that professional wrestling is clean and everything else in the world is fixed. - Frank Deford
She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. 'Time' for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water. - Roman Payne
People often write me and ask how I keep my wood floors so clean when I live with a child and a dog, and my answer is that I use a technique called Suffering From a Mental Illness. - Heather Armstrong
Happiness is inseparably connected with decent, clean behavior. - Boyd K. Packer
As we try to change society to fit our standards and bring about the sense of peace we long for, it is only when we turn inwards, clean our own backyards and serve as a source of inspiration that society will improve on its own. - Dana Gore
Want more energy? Drink water. Sleep deep. Love passionately. Eat clean. Forgive completely. Create something new. - Toni Sorenson
Who are you to judge the life i livei know i'm not perfect and i don't live to be.but before you start pointing fingersmake sure your hands are clean. - Jimi Hendrix
You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty. - Cecil Baxter
Throw your empty pop-corn tub in the trash and the entire cinema will be clean for the next patrons. - Malti Bhojwani
your life mustn't be a closet for dirty laundry coz you will have a smelly and messy life...Yeah no matter how much you trying to clean up,the smell won't go away until you put away the "dirty laundry - Duinkie Tracey Ncitha
And the day inevitably comes when the scrapbook of summer, smeared with ice cream slurps and sweat stains, gives way to that new clean white notebook, spine unbroken, begging to be smudged with the enthusiasm of a number two pencil and a mind open to the possibilities. - Toni Sorenson
I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty. - Thomas Jefferson
For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong. - H. L. Mencken
Before letting someone hold your heart in their hands, make sure their hands are clean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to speak by something outside himself-like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks. - Jean Kerr
A devil on being caught for his evil thought and wrong doings gets the help sought of his buddies asking them to go into public with a mask of a civil to rebuke him first virulently and later on revoke all allegations and aspersions cast on him to give him a clean chit. - Anuj Somany
But in the desert, in the pure clean atmosphere, in the silence there you can find yourself. And unless you begin to know yourself, how can you even begin to search for God? - Father Dioscuros
What has to do with your ability to fall asleep is not caffeine. It’s having a clean conscience. I have a clean conscience so I can drink all the caffeine I want. - Bob Barr
How Ironic, when you do business you create exceptions to create new opportunities, when you write code (do a job) you handle exception to make it clean. - Pushkar Saraf
When you put on your thinking cap make sure it’s clean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Three things to help keep your brain cells awake and alert ... drink plenty of clean water, get plenty of deep sleep, and let your imagination soar to places it's never dared venture. - Toni Sorenson
You can cream your dream by enriching your thought with clean and desirable things. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean. - Shannon L. Alder
...beauty is a spark which flares up when two ages meet across the distance of time,...beauty is a clean sweep of chronology, a rebellion against time. - Milan Kundera
SOMETIMES TO BE HEALTHY, ALL YOU NEED IS TO BE CLEAN SYSTEM. - DAVE SANTI
Our goodness, our badness all develop from social experience, the company we keep, the things we're taught when we're young. We start with a clean slate. It's everyone else who fucks us up. - S. Walden
The difference between man and animals is that we don't use our tongue to clean our genitals.
It does not take much brain to understand who the other person is if own mind is clean. - Anuj Somany
That’s been one of my mantras focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. [BusinessWeek, May 25 1998] - Steve Jobs
On Wall Street, the lawyers play the same role as medics in war: They come in after the shooting is over to clean up the mess. - Michael Lewis
On the Rolling Stones - You will walk out of the Amphitheatre after watching the Stones perform and suddenly the Chicago stockyards smell clean and good by comparison. - Tom Fitzpatrick
If you have one clean hand and one dirty, you do not get two clean hands by rubbing them together. - The Mexican Horse Thief
Grandma Harken was sharpening her garden shears. Her hands slowed on the file and she said finally, He’ll get in trouble and he’ll figure it out. Best to do it without us standing over him. It’s the only way anybody ever learns to clean up after themselves. - Ursula Vernon
In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man. - Alfred Hitchcock
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne
I already knew to eat clean and listen to my body, to only eat when I was in a calm mental state. Everyone knew. But when you're fat in the head, it's never about knowing the answers. It's about living them. - Stephanie Klein
Be positive in your thoughts, passionate in your words and purposeful in your actions. Clean thoughts, Cool words and Clear actions are the impressions that appeal to success. - Israelmore Ayivor
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone. - Dorothy Parker
Maybe coming clean is the ultimate selfish act. A way to absolve yourself by hurting someone who doesn't deserve to be hurt. - Cindy Chupack
Who are you to judge the life I live?I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers...make sure you hands are clean! - Bob Marley
Our shoes carry our body, so we polish them; our body carries our soul, so we clean the body, but, what about our soul? - Rahul Rampal
Cutting out drama... Healthy mind and body choices... Intent followed by action... Keeping real friends and letting go of the pretends... Livin' clean for Twenty Seventeen! - Steve Maraboli
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. None of Nature's landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild. - John Muir
Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. - Steve Jobs
To properly do penance one must express contrition for one’s sins and perform acts to repair the damage caused by those transgressions. It is only when those acts are complete that the slate can truly be wiped clean and amnesty gives way to a new beginning. - Emily Thorne
No fiction is worth reading except for entertainment. If it entertains and is clean, it is good literature, or its kind. If it forms the habit of reading, in people who might not read otherwise, it is the best literature. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
We must clean our national psyche from all manifestation of evil, be it kidnapping, militancy, insurgency, murders or assassinations. - Sunday Adelaja
You can’t clean your dirty past as if you are cleaning a dirty window! All you can do is to create a clean future! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Clean your home first before complaining about others. - Debasish Mridha
We are all One and others are simply reflections of ourselves. When the mirror is cleared, the reflection becomes clean too. - Human Angels
Money's the same, whoever gives it to you. That was the point of money, after all: crisp and clean or wrinkled or disintegrated into quarters - a dollar was always worth a hundred cents. - Scott Westerfeld
The reason I might forget something is because my mind is like a computer. I have so much useless stuff stored up in there, that when I forget to clean out my Mind's Cache, it has no room for new information. Like wearing pants! - James Hauenstein
When wiggling through a holethe world looks different thanwhen scrubbed clean by the wiggleand looking back. - Mark Nepo
PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn. - Ambrose Bierce
Heal my heart and make it clean, open up my eyes to the things unseen, show me how to love like you have loved me. - Kiera Cass
What would I put in my bottom drawer? I would put only sharp objects, the clean lines of broken glass, the honed steel of paring knives, the tiny saw-teeth of bread knives and the soothing edges of razor blades, I weigh knives in my hands like strange comforters. - Kate Atkinson
We all deserve a love as deep as the oceans. Let us keep our oceans clean and enjoyable for us all. - Mayra Mejia
It sounded so weird when people called shoyu "soy sauce." It made it sound like Tabasco or something instead of the clean and perfect thing that it was. - Cynthia Kadohata
A clean pond is more useful than a dirty ocean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Any marriage is hard work. But what I always say is, "Keep the fights clean and the sex dirty. - Kevin Bacon
You are the Golden Witnessing Screen. Meditation is the effortless effort to keep that screen clean, clear and perfect. - Sri - Amit Ray
A half-dead thing in a stark, dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold;While high overhead, green, yellow and red, the North Lights swept in bars?-Then you've a hunch was the music meant...hunger and night and the stars. - Robert W. Service
I want all hellions to quit puffing that hell fume in God's clean air.
Cleaning anything involves making something else dirty, but anything can get dirty without something else getting clean. - Laurence J. Peter
Fresh clean sheets are one of life's small joys.
I had the most boring office job in the world...I used to clean the windows on envelopes. - Rita Rudner
They said it was to be a revolutionary house, free of class struggle, no servants’ rooms because they didn’t believe in laundry maids or cooks.Nobody does, really. Why should they? Only in having clean clothes, clean floors, and enchiladas tapatias. - Barbara Kingsolver
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk? - Laurence J. Peter
I love clean sheets. It's the simultaneous reminiscence of how they got dirtied to begin with, and hopeful anticipation of what stories they will live to tell next time you are standing fatefully in front of the washing machine. - Kristie LeVangie
It's always easier to clean up the mess that we make than to come to terms with the mess that we are. But unless we find ourselves doing the latter, we will forever find ourselves doing the former. - Taiki Matsuura
Be optimistic. Always put on clean underwear if you're going on a date. - Jacob M. Appel
Come clean about your true nature before the day the body ceases. Hard not to cling to duality as the excuse, but every brain is manifesting duality as if it is some internal feature projected outward for the attention of others. - James Emlund
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Forgiveness is the answer to the child’s dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again. - Dag Hammarskjöld
EACH MORNING I SAY WAKE UP,I GOT A CHANCE TO MAKE UP,MY WRONGS HAS TO BE CLEAN UP,MY PAST IS A BREAK UP,I HAVE TO THINK FOR FUTURE BACK UP. - merlin8thomas
We made love outdoors—without a roof, I like most, without stove, my favorite place, assuming the weather be fair and balmy, and the earth beneath be clean. Our souls intertwined and dripping with dew, and our love for each other was seen. Our love for the world was new. - Roman Payne
SAUL: 'We made love outdoors, my favorite place to make love, assuming the weather be fair and balmy, and the earth beneath be clean. Our souls intertwined and dripping with sweat. - Roman Payne
This is neither the time nor the place, however, to ponder how often the soul, in order to be able to boast of a clean body, has burdened itself with sadness, envy, and impurity. - José Saramago
Wear scarlet! Tear the green lemonsoff the tree! I don't wantto forget who I am, what has burned in me,and hang limp and clean, an empty dress - - Denise Levertov
DISSEMBLE, v.i. To put a clean shirt upon the character. Let us dissemble. Adam - Ambrose Bierce
A little dust does not make an ocean dirty. By blaming you change the society by making a lot of dust. By taking systematic actions and by focusing on beauty- for sure we can change our society and clean up the dust. - Debasish Mridha
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. - George Bernard Shaw
One look at each other and it was immediately understood that they both needed a clean slate,,, The obliteration of memory. - Colum McCann
We made love outdoorsWithout a roof, I like most, Without stove, to make love, assuming the weather be fair and balmy, and the earth beneath be clean. Our souls intertwined and gushing of dew. - Roman Payne
Make sure that your heartfelt thanksgiving is more consistent than your nagging needs and your passionate apology fervent than your unhealthy justifications. Be clean and hopeful. - Israelmore Ayivor
ARISTOCRACY, n. Government by the best men. (In this sense the word is obsolete; so is that kind of government.) Fellows that wear downy hats and clean shirts -- guilty of education and suspected of bank accounts. - Ambrose Bierce
The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it. - Dee Hock
Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless to those who Love you. - Norlito Baclayen
The idea of innovation is the idea of progress stripped of the aspirations of the Enlightenment, scrubbed clean of the horrors of the twentieth century, and relieved of its critics. - Jill Lepore
Asthmatic spewer of filth gasps, but clean air does not sufficeTo fuel fires fueled by thoughts got rottenLest we all be forgotten thingsThat sit like dust upon the mantel of her mind - Neil Leckman
Honesty is not just keeping your ass away from people but also clean. - M.F. Moonzajer
It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean. - Mae West
Rincewind had been told that death was just like going into another room. The difference is, when you shout, 'Where's my clean socks?' no-one answers. - Terry Pratchett
Just like sweeping the streets, sweep the unnecessary things from your mind too; keep your mind clean! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Teaching a man how to clean barnacles from a keel is an amazing useful talent, one any child should be fortunate to learn. Magochiro is our champion barnaclebully at present. String him under a keel, and he will bring back dinner enough for ten. - Michelle Franklin
I don't like shit too perfect. I want some human stake in my shit. If it's too perfect I ain't really with it. If it's too clean I ain't really with it. If it's too polished I don't really like it. - Madlib
My whore of a brother has done it again." "Then, as always, orders me to clean up the mess." "I think I hate him." Poseidon to his brother, Zeus. - Yelle Hughes
Keep your thoughts clean. the life we are living soon be past. - Kishore Bansal
The only soap of a dirty society is the clean men; only the clean can wash the grimy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don't spend $2 to dry clean a shirt. Instead, donate it to the Salvation Army. They'll clean it and put it on a hanger. The next morning buy it back for seventy- five cents.
If your motives aren't clean, money itself becomes evil. But When we don't have money enough evil, the world tells us we're losers. So what determines our place in society is not how much kindness is in our hearts but how much evil is in our wallet. - Todd McFarlane
If everyone sweeps their own doorstep, their own neighbourhoods, the world will be a clean, pure and healthy place for life to prosper. - Vishwas Chavan
Just being a human being, I’ve realized that before every big problem you create for yourself, before every huge mess you have to clean up, there was a crucial moment where you could’ve just said no. - Taylor Swift
We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?
There is nothing worse that could happen to a person than his awakening to the reality of life as then in its light everything starts appearing clean and clear. - Anuj Somany
Broken things can be fixed and healed. Nothing is too difficult or too dirty to clean. - Marika McCoola
I've met actors where you think, if only you could just clean up your act and get it together, people would want to work with you. Some people are so difficult, it's just not worth working with them. - Patrick Stewart
No dirt can touch me, like an ocean, everything that comes to me becomes clean. - Debasish Mridha
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