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1. "She scarcely spoke at all and might have been one of those huge dolls which, when inclined backwards, say "Ma-ma" or "Pa-pa": though impossible to imagine in any position so undignified as that required for the mechanism to produce these syllables."
Author: Anthony Powell
2. "The ugly duckling is a misunderstood universal myth. It's not about turning into a blonde Barbie doll or becoming what you dream of being; it's about self-revelation, becoming who you are."
Author: Baz Luhrmann
3. "You don't happen to have a thousand dollars I can borrow?" "I don't have five you can borrow. My piggy bank is officialy anorexic."
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
4. "Some ancient eukaryote swallowed a photosynthesizing bacteria and became a sunlight gathering alga. Millions of years later one of these algae was devoured by a second eukaryote. This new host gutted the alga, casting away its nucleus and its mitochondria, keeping only the chloroplast. That thief of a thief was the ancestor or Plasmodium and Toxoplasma. And this Russian-doll sequence of events explains why you can cure malaria with an antibiotic that kills bacteria: because Plasmodium has a former bacterium inside it doing some vital business."
Author: Carl Zimmer
5. "They said it was impossible to touch the third rail of politics, to take on public-sector unions and to reform a pension and health benefits system that was headed to bankruptcy. But with bipartisan leadership, we saved taxpayers $132 billion dollars over 30 years and saved retirees their pensions. We did it."
Author: Chris Christie
6. "No. Look, the mutual tug paid extra." Dante mimed jerking and squirting without looking embarrassed, which only made Griff more embarrassed. "And thestuff you did at the end bumped our fee even—""I know, man. Sorry about—""—more. Bullshit, sorry! Blowing your jazz on me got us a three hundred dollar bonus. Didja know that?" Dante rolled his eyes and waved away the worry."Dude, if I could get a fee every time you squirted on me, I'd camp under your bed and have you doing it three times a day."Help me, Jesus.Griff's eyes honest-to-God bugged at that."
Author: Damon Suede
7. "In 1988, as an unknown candidate, totally unknown, I won Iowa, came in second in New Hampshire, won South Dakota. I was ahead in every Super Tuesday state the day after South Dakota. The only problem was I didn't have enough money. I had a million dollars left, and Al Gore had three and Michael Dukakis had three and it was lights out."
Author: Dick Gephardt
8. "When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship."
Author: Dick Gregory
9. "What we ask is to be human individuals, however peculiar and unexpected. It is no good saying: "You are a little girl and therefore you ought to like dolls"; if the answer is, "But I don't," there is no more to be said."
Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
10. "Joke:What did the seahorse say when the sand dollar landed on his back in the rip current?"Hi-yo Silver! Swim-away!" :)"
Author: Heather Wolf
11. "If I drop a billion dollars here, It will make a million People happy."
Author: Irak.Ibrahim Hussain Didi
12. "I had a few good professors in my painting and drawing classes, but all my graphic design classes tried to teach us how to use Photoshop and Illistrator by showing the class demonstration video clips. You know, exactly like the kind you can watch for free on Youtube, except these video clips cost me thousands of dollars to watch. I felt like I paid a lot of money to learn martial arts, only to show up to find the instructor is fat, sluggish, and cowardly, and he tries to overcome that by trying to teach us how to fight by showing us Chuck Norris movies. (Fact: Chuck Norris could teach me how to fight without even bothering to show up to class)."
Author: Jarod Kintz
13. "And what did you do last night, Dexter? Oh, I played with my dolls while a friend chopped up my sister."
Author: Jeff Lindsay
14. "I'm not evil, but some people are freaked out by a living doll."
Author: Josh Ryan Evans
15. "Leaving would imply suitcases and empty drawers, and late birthday cards with ten-dollar bills stuffed inside."
Author: Julie Kagawa
16. "I didn't say, You are such a stuffy asshole. And he didn't say, If you ever burn one of my quarter-of-a-million dollar rugs again I'll take it out of your hide, and I didn't say, Oh, honey, wouldn't you like to? And he didn't say Grow up, Ms. Lane, I don't take little girls to my bed, and I didn't say I wouldn't go there if it was the only safe place from the Lord Master in all of Dublin."
Author: Karen Marie Moning
17. "Our lives are just spectacles. We are like dolls, in a sense, to be observed and played with - often with cruel and deceitful intentions - in an unreal world."
Author: Kathryn Lasky
18. "Today I found a twenty in the red-lined pocket of my wool coat. There's no twenty-dollar bill in the red lining of my uterus."
Author: Kim Addonizio
19. "A fair deal, as everyone knows, is when both people give something of more or less equal value. If you were bored with laying with your chemistry set, and you gave it to your brother in exchange for his dollhouse, that would be a fair deal. If someone offered to smuggle me out of the country in her sailboat, in exchange for free tickets to an ice show, that would be a fair deal. But working for years in a lumbermill in exchange for the owner's trying to keep Count Olaf away is an enormously unfair deal, and the three youngsters knew it."
Author: Lemony Snicket
20. "I always loved you, and if one loves anyone, one loves the whole person, just as they are and not as one would like them to be. -Dolly"
Author: Leo Tolstoy
21. "If CEO compensation was performance-driven, which I believe it was in IBM's case, nobody would ever argue. If the shareholders didn't make billions and billions of dollars, I wouldn't make millions of dollars. My salary was the same for 10 years. It was all performance-based."
Author: Louis Gerstner
22. "For work I get so dolled up that it's nice to wear boyfriend jeans and a sweater."
Author: Meghan Markle
23. "My brother cleared his throat. "I wish she knew that I think she is the most hilarious person on Earth. And that whenever she's not home, I feel like I'm missing my partner in crime."My throat tightened. Do not cry. Do not cry."I wish she knew that she's really Mom's favorite--" I shook my head here."--the princess she always wanted. That Mom used to dress her up like a little doll and parade her around like Mara was her greatest achievement. I wish Mara knew that I never minded, because she's my favorite too."
Author: Michelle Hodkin
24. "I want to give my compliments to Australia. Ever since your government paid a few million dollars for a Jackson Pollack painting, I figure that it must be a marvellous country."
Author: Morton Feldman
25. "As southeast Texas's only Member of the House Transportation Committee, I'm especially proud of being able to help bring hundreds of millions of dollars to the region to create jobs and improve the area infrastructure."
Author: Nick Lampson
26. "Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars would not only make the program's long term problems worse, but many believe it represents a first step toward undermining the program's fundamental goals."
Author: Patty Murray
27. "Before I'd signed on with Caldswell, my life had followed a pattern: obey orders, climb the ladder, keep my eyes on the prize. It was a good gig, dangerous and exciting with glory as my reward. Most of all, though, it was simple. A path of my own choosing where I did what I loved, knew where I fit, and understood where I was going. Now, though, I felt like a dollhouse in a tornado."
Author: Rachel Bach
28. "We argued most of the way home. I thought it would be nicest for Hal to take his two dollars in to Mother first, bu Muriel didn't think so. She always wanted to do things as if it were a play. "That wouldn't be any good," she said. "If Hal goes in first and gives her the money, she'll start crying right away. But if you give her yours first, she'll just say we were smart children to make so much money. And then I'll give her mine, and she'll say, 'Why, why... where in the world did you get so much money?' And then Phillip can give her his, and she'll look like she thought maybe we'd robbed a bank. And then when Hal gives her his, we'll all want to cry."It worked just the way she thought it would."
Author: Ralph Moody
29. "Bringing the troops home is necessary not just for the future of Iraq, but also for the people of the United States. We must stop the hemorrhaging of tax dollars that could go to meet our Nation's vital domestic needs."
Author: Raul Grijalva
30. "Running with a drowsy child of Hades was more like doing a 3 -legged race with a life size rag doll."
Author: Rick Riordan
31. "The dollar is currently the principal reserve currency in the world."
Author: Robert C. Solomon
32. "I'm really inspired to build a billion-dollar company. The hardest part is building the vehicle to get you there."
Author: Robert Herjavec
33. "Okay, they were ogre children with little gray teeth, but they were kids! They didn't do anything, not really.Sure, when they played, they boiled their dolls then cutthem into bite-sized pieces. But that was make-believe.Everybody says the moral of the storyis that short guys can be cunningand brave.But I think the moral is that children payfor the sins of their parent. Ask anybodywho hates to go home after school.Ask the girl whose mother is a drunkand a whore. Ask the boy whose dadis doing twenty-five to life."
Author: Ron Koertge
34. "{Calpurnia)"My mother…she's desperate for a daughter she can dress like a porcelain doll. Sadly, I shall never be such a child. How I long for my sister to come out and distract the countess from my person."He joined her on the bench, asking, "How old is your sister?""Eight," she said, mournfully."Ah. Not ideal.""An understatement." She looked up at the star-filled sky. "No, I shall be long on the shelf by the time she makes her debut.""What makes you so certain you're shelf-bound?"She cast him a sidelong glance. "While I appreciate your chivalry, my lord, your feigned ignorance insults us both." When he failed to reply, she stared down at her hands, and replied, "My choices are rather limited.""How so?""I seem able to have my pick of the impoverished, the aged, and the deadly dull."
Author: Sarah MacLean
35. "All right gentlemen, we have a job to do. At approximately 01:30 tonight, three children made an escape. Our job is to find them and bring them back. Every minute the factory is down, I lose two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-eight dollars and forty-seven cents. Therefore, we must find them and find them fast. They were last seen heading south by southwest in three makeshift kites. We'll head in that direction, fanning out and using our heat sensors to track them. Any questions?" Tubaface raised his hand. "Yes?""Where do babies come from?""That question is wholly innapropriate to our present situation. Someone slap him."
Author: Seán Cullen
36. "Historiallisissa kysymyksissä suurinkin mahdollinen varmuus on vain likiarvo."
Author: Søren Kierkegaard
37. "Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job."
Author: Stanley Kubrick
38. "Over time, there's a very close correlation between what happens to the dollar and what happens to the price of oil. When the dollar gets week, the price of oil, which, as you know, and other commodities are denominated in dollars, they go up. We saw it in the '70s, when the dollar was savagely weakened."
Author: Steve Forbes
39. "I remembered the taste of good Italian coffee in my London flat, brewed at the expense of time and a good deal of mess, compared to the sort that came out of machines in the office at the press of a button. I remembered walking to art school, through the windy winter, over hills and heaths: how much gladder I was to reach the rich warmth and to toast my hands on a radiator, than if I had gone by car. I remembered the nickels my father gave me as a child for being good: how much more I valued them than I would a dollar bill given all at once for no reason. Of course God as the ultimate parent could give happiness for the asking, just as my father could have given a handful of dollar bills, but at the age of five would I have known its value, or would it have looked to me just like a wad of grubby green paper?"
Author: Sumangali Morhall
40. "I inhabit the wax image of myself, a doll's body. Sickness begins here; I am a dartboard for witches."
Author: Sylvia Plath
41. "The homeless are still homeless and the poor are still poor but yet we still find billions and  billions of dollars to fund senseless Wars & Space Programs. Sadly...such is the way of the Asinine politician!"
Author: Timothy Pina
42. "This is the world of sixty billion dollars saint."
Author: Toba Beta
43. "I think you look like the spawn of Satan.""Yeah, and you still look like my brother's favorite blow-up doll.""Speaking of, what's the deal with the size of my breasts in last month's manual?" He'd drawn me so top heavy a stiff wind could have knocked me off balance."Creative license," he said with a shrug."A little too creative."
Author: Vicki Pettersson
44. "[T[his isn't just "another day, another dollar." It's more like "another day, another miracle." (213)"
Author: Victoria Moran
45. "I believe the poor fierce-eyed child had figured out that with a mere fifty dollars in her purse she might somehow reach Broadway or Hollywood - or the foul kitchen of a diner (Help Wanted) in a dismal ex-prairie state, with the wind blowing, and the stars blinking, and the cars, and the bars, and the barmen, and everything soiled, torn, dead."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
46. "Jos tämä on paras mahdollinen maailma, millaisia sitten ovatkaan muut?"
Author: Voltaire
47. "President Johnson had a habit of throwing dollars at a question and the question would disappear."
Author: Wilbur Mills
48. "NASA spent millions of dollars inventing the ball-point pen so they could write in space. The Russians took a pencil."
Author: Will Chabot
49. "How do our lives ravel out into the no-wind, no-sound, the weary gestures wearily recapitulant; echoes of old compulsions with no-hand on no-strings: in sunset we fall into furious attitudes, dead gestures of dolls."
Author: William Faulkner
50. "Myth: USDollar is money. Fact: Gold & Silver are money. USDollar is legal tender/debt brought down to low parcels for spending purposes."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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