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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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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

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

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

 

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

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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A perfectly straight shot with a big club is a fluke.
- Jack Nicklaus

I consider myself gay because at the end of the night,
that's who I want to cuddle with.
But when I go out, I go to straight clubs.
- Jai Rodriguez

I'm about as straight an arrow as you'll find out there.
- Deborah Norville

Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe.
- Claud Cockburn

Football is what keeps me going, what makes me prosper,
and what will keep me straight.
- William Green

I was very surprised that for a while I could only get cast as straight.
It was that way for a few years.
- Steve Buscemi

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

Go straight for souls, and go for the worst.
- William Booth

Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly,
turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.
- William Wilberforce

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

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to
myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
- Dante Alighieri

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 never go straight to the point if I can go the most difficult way.
Why be simple when you can be complicated?
- Kristin Scott Thomas

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

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers,
idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
- Logan P. Smith

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

As soon as one project is finished I like to go straight on to something else.
- Marc Almond

It's no good being great in something that goes straight to video.
- Tom Wilkinson

It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut
the training and go straight to fame and fortune,
and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.
- Lesley Garrett

What is straight? A line can be straight,
or a street, but the human heart, oh,
no, it's curved like a road through mountains.
- Tennessee Williams

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

Although in Abbott and Costello, and straight man was first.
That's a very interesting concept.
- Harvey Korman

Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.
- Maude Adams

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea,
so different tendencies, various though they appear,
crooked or straight, all lead to God.
- Swami Vivekananda

I was working straight for nine months and I'm exhausted.
I'm ready to relax for a little while and read.
I don't want to work for work sake; I have to be excited about it.
- Sanaa Lathan

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

The idea is to write it so that people hear it and
it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
- Maya Angelou

You should look straight at a film; that's the only way to see one.
Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates.
- Werner Herzog

I have to say, though, it's a little strange doing
both because Durant is very straight and stern and austere.
- Corbin Bernsen

Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye,
particularly if he adds a firm handshake,
is hiding something.
- Clifton Fadiman

I couldn't care less if someone is gay or straight.
- Judith Light

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

Here is the real domino theory - gay man to gay man,
bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby,
they all fall down and someday it will come to you.
- Anna Quindlen

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

The straight line is ungodly.
- Friedensreich Hundertwasser

The weeping voices rise straight up and strike the clouds.
A passer-by at the roadside asks a conscript why,
The conscript answers only that drafting happens often.
- Du Fu

Almost every time I make a building,
some people will condemn it straight to Hell.
- Arne Jacobsen

Folks, I've been straight for seventeen days...
Not all in a row.
- Sam Kinison

The way I approach the character isn't about being gay or straight.
It's just about who you love.
Gender has very little to do with it.
- Mia Kirshner

Why don't you talk, and go straight,
and let all be well?
- Black Kettle

I did not think much what I was writing them for,
except that I knew I wanted my next novel to be in
some less conventional form than straight narrative.
- Nicholas Mosley

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

I'm a straight shooter, a New York City girl.
I see things as they are and call them as they are.
- Elisabeth Rohm

The gay community just recognizes what their closets
are and we straight have to spend years trying to figure
out which closet we are trapped in.
- Judith Light

With a very few exceptions, every word in the French
vocabulary comes straight from the Latin.
- Lytton Strachey

Not everyone can or wants to go straight.
- Danny Sugerman

All my songs were solo voices.
Just me singing.
In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick.
Just singing straight with not too much background.
- Bobby Vinton

I just recently did a film with Disney,
and they put the drawings straight on the computer.
And it's all painted on the computer now and not by hand anymore.
- Gerald Scarfe

I will speak with a straight tongue.
- Chief Joseph

For all the boredom the straight life brings,
it's not too bad.
- Gus Van Sant


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