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Tin Quotes

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Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat.
But when you got there it was the back of beyond.
It was just a series of small tin sheds.
- David Attenborough

After all we did for Britain, selling that corduroy and making it swing,
all we got was a bit of tin on a piece of leather.
- George Harrison

The war imbued my tin soldiers with quite a new interest.
It was impossible to have boxes enough of them.
- Georg Brandes

He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.
- Aneurin Bevan


We never had a bathtub.
Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen,
or in a big lard can.
- Ethel Waters

To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail.
- T. E. Lawrence

Then on to all the terrific american songwriters,
from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles, from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon.
Whoever wrote and sang in the song form I have appreciated.
- Tom Chapin

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What was the name of that dog on 'Rin Tin Tin'?
- Mickey Rivers

The first meal was an object lesson of much variety.
My father produced several kinds of food,
ready to eat, without any cooking, from little tin
cans that had printing all over them.
- Mary Antin

I've had to do all kinds of jobs to pay the rent.
I've even worked in a Cornish tin mine.
- Peter Wright

There's not one Tin Pan Alley song on my record.
- Branford Marsalis

The War on Drugs employs millions - politicians,
bureaucrats, policemen, and now the military -
that probably couldn't find a place for their dubious
talents in a free market,
unless they were to sell pencils from a tin cup on street corners.
- L. Neil Smith

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

This is an occasion for genuinely tiny knickers.
- the movie Bridget Jones Diary (2001)

We can do things that we never could before.
Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds,
and computers make that world even more believable.
- Nick Park

When you put a tiny and despised minority up for a popular vote,
the minority usually loses.
- Andrew Sullivan

I was born and bred in a tiny, low-ceilinged ground-floor apartment.
- Amos Oz

I actually built a tiny computer as a junior high school project.
- Mitch Kapor

Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject.
- Eliot Porter

Just after World War II, this country led the world
in science by every way you could measure it,
yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
- James Lovelock

What is the purpose of the giant sequoia tree? The
purpose of the giant sequoia tree is to provide shade for the tiny titmouse.
- Edward Abbey

Everything is relative.
Is the Internet fast? Not for most people.
Is it always on? Yes, for cable modem and DSL users
but that represents a tiny percentage of users.
- John Patrick

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men,
elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned
and licensed by government.
- Spiro T. Agnew

I couldn't watch Tom and Jerry.
The cruelty was too much.
I had all these strange images, of tiny animals,
all mixed up.
- Julie Walters

Gymnastics uses every single part of your body,
every little tiny muscle that you never even knew.
- Shannon Miller

It's a massive motor in a tiny, lightweight car.
- Carroll Shelby

Human beings are creators, flinging powerful images
into the minds of their fellow men.
And all of these images are built of tiny particles of thought.
- Roy H. Williams

You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that
nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
- Brian Tracy

As years go by, chances of winning here are getting slimmer.
That's just a matter of fact.
It does get tougher, but it's possible,
there's a tiny little chance.
- Stefan Edberg

I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren.
- Brock Yates

When I was in high school I moved from the big city
to a tiny village of 500 people in Vermont.
It was like The Waltons!
- Daphne Zuniga

True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
- Leo Tolstoy

Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot
out the glory of the world,
and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I
know no speck so troublesome as self.
- George Eliot

An hour of my time is a tiny price to pay for all the
support I've gotten from my fans.
- Erik Estrada

Nobody will ever notice that.
Filmmaking is not about the tiny details.
It's about the big picture.
- Ed Wood

And a tiny number of people in a few states make these decisions,
and we're left with these options that are increasingly
not attractive to the American people.
- Hamilton Jordan

If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of harlot in her,
she's a dry stick as a rule.
- David Herbert Lawrence

As soon as I was old enough to drive,
I got a job at a local newspaper.
There was someone who influenced me.
He wrote a column for The Guardian from this tiny village in India.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

I feel that racial profiling may be a very complicated
and long-standing problem.
It will take a long time even to make tiny progress.
- Wen Ho Lee

For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage
at the bottom of a friend's garden.
We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge,
but not too much food!
- Nigel Dennis

Trust yourself.
Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny,
inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
- Golda Meir

In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School,
women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the
first year associates accepted by top law firms.
- Jane Harman

Most cynics are really crushed romantics:
they've been hurt,
they're sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that's protecting this tiny,
dear part in them that's still alive.
- Jeff Bridges

Alchemy is the art of far and near, and I think poetry is alchemy in that way.
It's delightful to distort size, to see something that's
tiny as though it were vast.
- Robert Morgan

Perhaps it is the language that chooses the writers it needs,
making use of them so that each might express a tiny part of what it is.
- Jose Saramago

Tiny Tim? Anyone could sing like that.
It's atrocious.
It's hideous, really.
- Maurice Gibb

We are imprisoned in the realm of life,
like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.
- Anna Freud

In England, David and I are big fish in a small pond.
But in L.A., we are tiny, tiny, tiny fish in a big pond.
- Victoria Beckham

Me and Jerry left because we felt we weren't getting
anywhere playing our old songs in tiny clubs.
The group was getting stale and staying behind the times.
- Johnny Thunders

Chains do not hold a marriage together.
It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads,
which sew people together through the years.
- Simone Signoret

Advertising is the art of the tiny.
You have to tell a complete a story and deliver a complete
message in a very encapsulated form.
It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information.
- Dick Wolf

Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets.
You take a little pill of news every day -
23 minutes -
and that's supposed to be enough.
- Walter Cronkite

My husband says it is very good that I have very tiny feet,
because they're easier to get in my mouth.
- Colleen McCullough

I know I'm only one human being and I'm only making
one tiny contribution and it's nothing more than that.
- Halle Berry

If you think about it now, it's kind of ridiculous.
All these hot girls on Baywatch in tiny little red
bathing suits running around saving lives.
- Carmen Electra

Keep up the good work, if only for a while,
if only for the twinkling of a tiny galaxy.
- Wislawa Szymborska

People are not fundamentally bad.
It only takes the smallest of correctives to take care
of that tiny minority that wants to disrupt the community.
- Jimmy Wales

In an organic system you don't waste anything.
We need to educate the consumer to accept a tiny blemish on an orange.
- Robert Patterson

I was born with an adult head and a tiny body.
Like a 'Peanuts' character.
- Jon Stewart

It is what you do from now on that will either move
our civilization forward a few tiny steps,
or else...
begin to march us steadily backward.
- Patrick Stewart

One way to compensate for a tiny brain is to pretend to be dead.
- Scott Adams

A tiny radish of passionate scarlet,
tipped modestly in white.
- Clementine Paddleford

I had wanted a tape recorder since I was tiny.
I thought it was a magic thing.
I never got one until just before I went to art school.
- Brian Eno

Let me say this, to all of the chattering class that
so much focuses on those little tiny,
yes, porky amendments - the American people really don't care.
- Charles Schumer

Being tiny has been difficult for me in a business
that regarded physicality as the most important part of your life.
- Estelle Getty

Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere,
a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value.
For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device.
- Lawrence Lessig

I think that if you keep banging at the door all you
need is a little foothold,
a little tiny foothold, and then the rest will take care of itself.
- Branford Marsalis

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
- Dante Alighieri

I have a little bit of a belly, a tiny bit of pooch.
It's the one thing I don't want to lose.
I just like having some softness.
If I lose that, then Tom might leave me.
- Nicole Kidman

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