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Dropped Quotes

We’ve collected the best Dropped Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Evan Spiegel, Daphne du Maurier, Adam Richman, Ajit Pai, Rebecca MacKinnon. Use them as an inspiration.

Typing and read receipts make a lot of sense for messaging. You write a letter, you put it in an envelope, you send it to a friend, and you want to know when they get it. It’s like FedEx – they let you know when the package gets dropped off.
What about the hero of The House on the Strand? What did it mean when he dropped the telephone at the end of the book? I don’t really know, but I rather think he was going to be paralysed for life. Don’t you?
Daphne du Maurier
I realized that I didn’t need nearly as many calories as I’d grown accustomed to. I ate 100 to 200 calories every two hours or so, consumed healthy proteins (yogurt, lean meat, turkey jerky), and drank a gallon of water a day. And as my weight dropped, my energy soared.
For too long, Americans have been plagued by unwanted and unlawful robocalls. For too long, they’ve found unauthorized charges and changes to their phone service on their billspractices commonly known as ‘slamming’ and ‘cramming.’ And for too long, some phone calls that are placed to rural residents have been dropped.
Amazon webhosting dropped Wikileaks as a customer after receiving a complaint from U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, despite the fact that Wikileaks had not been charged, let alone convicted, of any crime.
My chances of developing breast cancer have dropped from 87 percent to under 5 percent. I can tell my children that they don’t need to fear they will lose me to breast cancer.
As smoking has disappeared from television screens, planes, bars and restaurants, and other public spaces, the smoking rate has dropped to a third of its peak of 45 percent in the mid-1950s.
I was doing B.Tech in Noida, but I dropped out in my second year.
He’s a novice, but he’s had these – he’s experienced in leadership in tight circumstances. He started – he dropped the first bomb, led the first air strike into North Vietnam.
I dropped out of school at 17 and joined the Irish band The Frames, getting my first glimpse into the world of professional film making while shooting of a number of rock videos.
John Carney
The stories I love the most are where the author has a lot of empathy for everyone. The author loves their characters and takes their situations really seriously, and you feel like you’re just dropped into a different world.
If every person charged with a crime was allowed to claim money from the authorities when their case was dropped, our police would end up spending all their time defending claims for compensation.
I found Beam when he was 16 years old. He dropped his SoundCloud page onto my Facebook. ‘I listened to it and was like, these tracks are actually dope.’
I love big shrimp, like Japanese botan shrimp and the meaty ones from Santa Barbara, Calif. In classic Japanese cooking, shrimp like these would be dropped into a broth or boiled as served with sushi. But I think boiling dilutes their great flavor, and they are better when stir-fried.
A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.
Jean Genet
When I moved to England, at 19, I had a rude awakening. I knew it would be chilly but when I saw leaves falling off the trees I thought someone had dropped a nuclear something!
I did dancing and singing when I was little, and then when I was 12 years old my friends were taking speech and drama at school. They were private lessons, and I started doing that. Over the years everyone else dropped out and I just kept going. I loved it.
Bella Heathcote
When the motor was completed and tested, we found that it would develop 16 horse power for a few seconds, but that the power rapidly dropped till, at the end of a minute, it was only 12 horse power.
Orville Wright
I dropped the ‘Bundy’ with my country music because I wanted it to be two separate things: There’s me as a songwriter and a country singer, and there’s me as a Broadway performer.
I often use dropped D or C – I even go all the way down to A. What can be really cool is drop a guitar down there and have the rest of the band continue in standard tuning. It gives it a lot of power and texture.
Pictures get manipulated, pictures get dropped into accounts. We’ve asked an internet security firm and a law firm to take a hard look at this to come up with a conclusion about what happened and to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
I have absolutely no idea what my generation did to enrich our democracy. We dropped the ball. We entered a period of complacency and closed our eyes to the public corruption of our democracy.
You could be the best in the world, but it doesn’t matter. It’s four-ounce gloves. I’ve been dropped in practice with a knee to the body. I take a good knee to the body and break my ribs in the fight, I lost. I mean, it’s a fight.
In 1987, I wrote a goal sheet. I didn’t want to waste my life. I’d dropped out of college, and there was a lot of pressure from my parents. I decided, ‘If you’re going to do this, you’re going to become the best in the world at this.’
In my day, I, myself, in my prime, in the late-’50s-mid-’70s I was about 270-275. After I broke my neck and I was in the hospital for a month or so, I dropped the weight to about 250 and I kept that weight until I retired.
I was eating cereal on my couch when I saw the first commercial for ‘The Wiz’ on TV. I dropped the spoon and the tears came out of nowhere.
I dropped out twice from a law degree because I didn’t have time to do everything at once.
I dropped Nascimento in the first round, but he came back, and I had to dig really deep because he was gaining the whole time. He ruptured my left ear drum with a right hand in the fifth round, which caused a few hearing problems, but I was able to overcome it.
I dropped out of high school four times between the ages of 12 to 17.
Philip Emeagwali
I love profanity, but I think if it’s used too much, it just sounds a little trashy. I think it’s more effective when it’s dropped intelligently. I like intelligent profanity.
I got to a point when I was 20 that I dropped out of university because I felt I didn’t have any purpose, and I wanted to find a fire in me.
Young people in my generation were sort of in lockstep, and it wasn’t just the ’40s, either. In the ’30s and in the ’50s it was the same. No one ever dropped out unless he got sick or got kicked out.
John Knowles
I’ve been dropped out of many movies at the last minute so that hurts because you feel sheer helplessness because you know how good you could’ve been in that role.
Kids just don’t read any more. They spend much more time with video games. It’s just hard to get kids to read anything. Book sales have dropped dramatically, too. I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population.
Stan Sakai
‘Athletico Mince‘ started life as a football podcast but has dropped the football, unless the latest on the state of the ‘hair island‘ atop Steve McLaren’s head is your idea of football coverage.
I dropped out of college in Hawaii just because I thought school was for losers. But school’s really important.

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