Quotation Explorer - 'Stick'

A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other. - Samuel Johnson
If something is too hard to do, then it's not worth doing. You just stick that guitar in the closet next to your shortwave radio, your karate outfit and your unicycle and we'll go inside and watch TV. - Matt Groening
Fall not in love, therefore; it will stick to your face. - National Lampoon
People who have character follow through. They don't lie to themselves or anyone else. They don't start something, ten give up because it's "hard." People of character set a goal and stick to it. - Nancy S. Mure
...and said with the softness of repressed violence, 'I am not one to stick his neck out; it is a bit of a reach. I was waiting for the smallest sign that you could love me... I never got it.' --Laertes, Count of Samothrace - Rebecca Ashe
A few alligators are naturally of the vicious type and inclined to resent it when you prod them with a stick. You can find out which ones these are by prodding them. - Will Cuppy
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't. - Mark Twain
The best cure for a stick up your butt is a dog to play fetch with. - Ryan Lilly
I have notes in my bathroom, yellow notes, and I stick 'em on the mirror, things that happened that were uplifting boosters for me. Notes that say, "Today is special, make today count." And then I have one note on the mirror in the middle that says, "Look at the other notes. - Burt Bacharach
In ambiguous situations, it's a good bet that the crowd will generally stick together and be wrong. - Doug Sherman and William Hendricks
nDear smokers, when you burn one stick you not only burnrelationships but also burn your one and only life. - shivangi lavaniya
I say fuck the old advice 'show, don't tell.' It's called story TELLING for a reason, and I'll stick to it! - Ashly Lorenzana
An aged man is but a paltry thing,A tattered coat upon a stick, unlessSoul clap its hands and sing, and louder singFor every tatter in its mortal dress - W.B. Yeats
The best way to get a drink out of a Vogon is to stick your finger down his throat. - Douglas Adams
Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child. - Jack Kerouac
A writer is like a stick of rock - the words go right through. - Sara Sheridan
There is no easy way out of our circumstances...Sometimes you stick it out even when you want to give up because you know that on the other side is either a better situation or a better you." -Watercrossing (Phantom Island Book 3) - Krissi Dallas
You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in. - Arlo Guthrie
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it. - George Eliot
Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it. - Audrey Hepburn
Dear smokers, when you burn one stick you not only burnrelationships but also burn your one and only life. - shivangi lavaniya
‎Pick ten strangers and stick them in a room, and ask them which of us they feel sorrier for - you or me - and we all know who they'll choose. - Jodi Picoult
I thought I can throw away all my memories but whenever I tell my mind to do it, memories stick it more...!! - Doha Asrir
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. - Josh Billings
Learn the fundamentals of the game and stick to them. Band-Aid remedies never last. - Jack Nicklaus
Speaking with spiders and other things you call unusual... there's no special trick to it. When something catches your attention just keep your attention on it, stick with it 'til the end, and somewhere along the line there'll be weirdness. - Helen Oyememi
Why so eager to jump in and direct someone else's life when you can't stick to your own goals and resolutions? - Richelle E. Goodrich
Boil em, mash em, stick em in a stew. - Samwise Gamgee
There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far. - Theodore Roosevelt
I don’t have perfect teeth. I’m not stick thin. I want to be the person who feels great in her body and can say that she loves it and doesn’t want to change anything. - Emma Watson
We are all doomed to seek our own happiness; we can't help ourselves. We are all, the cruel and the gentle alike, condemned to seeking that happiness in the dark. We use our need as the blind use a walking stick, to determine the safety of every forward step. - Jesse Browner
If you ask me what remains to be known in the future, I’ll say, ‘Memorize all the world’s encyclopedias.’ Once you do that, forget all that fancy junk and rake the leaves else I’m gonna take a stick to you, boy. - M.C. Humphreys
Don't make excuses. Make commitments and stick to them. - Germany Kent
If we are going to stick to this damned quantum-jumping, then I regret that I ever had anything to do with quantum theory.
If there comes a little thaw, Still the air is chill and raw, Here and there a patch of snow, Dirtier than the ground below, Dribbles down a marshy flood; Ankle-deep you stick in mud In the meadows while you sing, "This is Spring." - Christopher Pearce Cranch
You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out. - Steve Jobs
To Regret Over Something is Never the Way out, Never stick to it, Just Learn from it, correct yourself and move on. - Auliq Ice
You can rely on a stick, but not on a faithless friend. - Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. - Theodore Roosevelt
Joy come and go like pleasant breeze. It's the miseries that stick in you like thorns - until you realize that it's all your doing. - Sadghuru
Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefullness consits in the ability to stick to one thing 'til it gets there. - Josh Billings
Why would you want to stand there waving a stick when you could be playing an instrument? - Nigel Kennedy
Find a right and a beautiful idea; stick to it tightly and drag it strongly from your mind to the reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A sharp stick is better than a blunt sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You don't know if the water is hot or cold until you stick your toe in. - Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant
Stick to what you know and always be true to yourself. If you do that, your writing will be true, also. - Ashley Chunell
well I believe in commitment it's just I, you know, I don't stick to it. - Jim Lewis
Even a Menno sheltered from the world knows not to stick her tongue into the mouth of a boy who owns an Air Supply record. You might stick your tongue into the mouth of a boy who owned some Emerson, Lake and Palmer, but you would not date him on a regular basis, or openly. - Miriam Toews
If you stick to something doggedly, you are off to a bad start. - Karl Lagerfeld
Get to know your parents, you never know when they'll be gone for good. Be nice to your siblings, they're your best link to your past. And the people most likely to stick with you in the future. - Baz Luhrmann
When all seems hopeless, cross your fingers and stick with the secular prayer. - Brian Spellman
Sex should be friendly. Otherwise stick to mechanical toys; it's more sanitary. - Robert A. Heinlein
Look here, said Will. When a man comes to me for advice about an idea, I know he doesn’twant advice. He wants me to agree with him. And if I want to keep his friendship I tell him his idea isfine and go ahead. But I like you and you’re a friend of my family, so I’m going to stick my neck out. - John Steinbeck
I want her to know that this world is made out of sugar. It can crumble so easily but don’t be afraid to stick your tongue out and taste it. - Sarah Kay
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. - Josh Billings
I hate being a writer. i tend to stick my emotions in things that cannot reciprocate. I've become a whore for my craft. - Darnell Lamont Walker
You never discover the unexpected if you always stick with the familiar - Jeff Dixon-Terror in the Kingdom
Everyone is beautiful but (unfortunately), we will usually stick to the person that reflects our confidence of beauty. - Coco Nicole Estef
Raise and Praise; it keeps the devil away!Feeling down? Start praising even if it is a sacrifice of praise. You will soon start feeling better because the devil will not stick around & praise God with you! - Sandra Lott
Anyone can lose a few pounds, but not everyone has the tools to stick with it.
They grab you by the breasts, they pluck your derriere, they stuff you in a pot, they saute you with sperm, they grab you by the beak, they stick you in a house, they fatten you up on conjugal oil, they shut you up in your cage. And now, lay. - Hélène Cixous
My final word: don't follow your dreams . . . chase them. With a stick, or a shovel, or whatever you have handy. Get that [bleep]ing dream! - Maureen Johnson
This is what labels do. They stick. If people think you're MAD, then everything you do, everything you think, will have MAD stamped across it. - Nathan Filer
I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle it. - Tupac Shakur
Don't worry about your originality. You couldn't get rid of it even if you wanted to. It will stick with you and show up for better or worse in spite of all you or anyone else can do. - Robert Henri
I wondered how a man ever got an English girl into bed. What did they do with her hockey stick? - James A. Michener
If we could imagine, while we live them, to what mundane moments nostalgia manages to stick itself... - Luigina Sgarro
The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it - D.L. Moody
He's the thrilling, scary Boyfriend who's going to dare you to do things you'd never dreamed of, shower you with unreasonable presents, and show up uninvited at the most embarrassing times. Then he's going to stick with you, refusing to take the hint when you don't answer his calls. - Sara Miles
Slap-stick comedy is really funny, unless you're the one getting slapped with the stick. - Carroll Bryant
Peter Aykroyd has a wonderful eye for the telling detail, cameos that stick in the mind. Thse are the little touches that make it past come alive. - J.J. Scarisbrick
Be sure you've chosen a right way to live, and stick to it. - Eraldo Banovac
What if my name was Daniel, Lucas, Noah. Lucas Harris, That doesn't sound right. I think I'll stick with Nate. - Nathan Harris
In your journey of life, stick to relevance, don’t stay stuck! Keep improving yourself until your opportunity comes. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
I tried, I really tried, to stick with it. I planned to grow old with this man and possibly die in his arms. - Brenda Perlin
You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive. - Merce Cunningham
I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Set a goal when you’re ready for it, make a plan, and stick with it. - Auliq Ice
Getting straight with your money is as complicated as a trip to the grocery store:You need a comparison shop, add and subtract, stick with a plan, and ask questions- nothing more. - Elizabeth Warren
Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together. - Vesta M. Kelly
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle; therefore they take boys from one village and another village, stick them into uniforms, equip them with guns, and let them loose like wild beasts against one other. - Thomas Carlyle
What I hate is the thought of being under a man's thumb," I had told Doctor Nolan. "A man doesn't have a worry in the world, while I've got a baby hanging over my head like a big stick, to keep me in line. - Sylvia Plath
When you feel you are badly falling into the emptiness, stick to the reason , stick to the logic; they will reverse the situation! - Mehmet Murat ildan
He threw all his affection at them and hoped that some of it would stick, maybe even come back to him, though if it didn't he gave it anyway; he gave it more, even, because everyone had something that needed to come out. - Matthew Thomas
Each loved one went silently down;bubbles bursting leaving behindimages they heldto stick on the glass of memory. - Dr. Prathap Kamath Elegy
The Word of God is our measuring stick against all deception. - Brian Reynolds
A man who has come to the full realization of his responsibility to men won't stick to one man. It will be foolhardy if he does that. - Ogwo David Emenike
The best don’t stick around when you treat them poorly, only the desperate do. - Shannon L. Alder
The dream begins, most of the time,with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you on to the next plateau sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth - Dan Rather
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket. - George Orwell
The hurt, resentment, the revenge, the pride, and regret are thrown hard and fast like snowballs in the winter. Some major ones hit hard; some minor ones just roll off, while others stick for an elongated time…as long as we stay in the cold frosty air of not letting go. - Wes Adamson
The only tension that gets my attention, is when I stick a fork too close to my silver filling. - A Kalon Writer
To country people Cows are mild,And flee from any stick they throw;But I’m a timid town bred child,And all the cattle seem to know. - T.S. Eliot
Having the courage to stand up for yourself is like bringing swords to a stick fight. - Kyle Schmalenberg
Almost none of the poetries I admire stick to their labels, native or adopted ones. Rather, they are vagrant in their identifications. Tramp poets, there you go, a new label for those with unstable allegiances. - C.D. Wright
If writing is your passion, write and don’t let anyone else convince you otherwise. You don’t need to quit your day job to do it. Create a realistic schedule and stick with it. - Bindu Adai
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. - Josh Billings
A wise quote may not be famous and a famous quote may not be wise! Stick to the wise as the other one is just a bubble! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If leadership is the way forward, vision is its walking stick. - Nkem Paul
It's one thing to stick to your guns. It's quite another to hold those guns to the heads of your citizens. - Lori Goodwin
Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you. - Terry Pratchett
Like a breakfast time or lunch time, you must have a thinking time! Without eating and thinking we cannot stick to the existence; without them we cannot stay in the port of this universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In the large sense, I have to disagree with Bakunin, one thing austerity rhetoric has suggested is that when the people are being beaten with a stick, they are much happier if the media call it the People’s Democratic Stick. - Bruno De Oliveira
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly bigger man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
When you stick a song on a tape, you set it free. - Rob Sheffield
I wear my Viking helmet because the horns define how sharp my brains are. If you try to rub me the wrong way, I will stick you with both of my horns. - Flavor Flav
Look for the consistency and you will find all the trust you need. It is often found in the people that stick around long after every one has decided to leave. - Shannon L. Alder
In waking a tiger, use a long stick. - Mao Tse-tung
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick. - William Butler Yeats
Better to step out of your comfort zone, enjoy new experiences & not know what's coming your way, than stick to routines & be bored with the same end results. - April Mae Monterrosa
If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues' initials on 'em, and pass them along. When in doubt, route. - Malcolm Forbes
Dates are hard to remember because they consist of figures; figures are monotonously unstriking in appearance, and they don't take hold, they form no pictures, and so they give the eye no chance to help. Pictures are the thing. Pictures can make dates stick. - Mark Twain
Let people stick to their philosophy, you stick to your passion. - Amit Kalantri
Find a strong glue and stick yourself to honesty! You shall feel like a wind, so light and so free! - Mehmet Murat ildan
But if government is in the business of promoting what is good and suppressing the bad, that is a license for it to stick it’s nose into virtually every human activity. - John Stossel No They can t Pg 32 Threshold Editions New York New York 2012
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there - Bob Proctor
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