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Marks Quotes

We’ve collected the best Marks Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Patrick Murray, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Arthur Miller, H. L. Mencken, Mitchell Zuckoff. Use them as an inspiration.

The only difference between a dead skunk lying in the road and a dead lawyer lying in the road is that there are skid marks around the skunk.
Patrick Murray
It is impossible to forget the sense of dignity which marks the hour when one becomes a wage-earner… I felt that I had suddenly acquired value to myself, to my family, and to the world.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
Judge: a law student who marks his own examination-papers.
I need to know everything inside quote marks is true.
Looking back at my matches since 2002, there is one main criterion for me which marks a club which is successful in the long-term: big players, who have grown with their clubs, whose names are tied to the success and who have a 100 per cent identification with the team, the club and its history.
I want each and every entire brushstroke to be seen. I want the marks made by the tip of the brush to carry as much meaning as the marks made by the dragging tail end, the part that splits open as the paint pulls away, thins and dries.
Because the hash marks are narrower in the pros, the ball‘s always closer to the middle of the field. So if you’re a defensive back, you can wait a lot longer before committing to a certain part of the field.
I wouldn’t dream of giving any human being marks out of 10 on two hoursacquaintance.
Who cares about great marks left behind? We have one life… just one. Our life. We have nothing else.
Ugo Betti
While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty.
Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.
Shakespeare is, essentially, the emanation of the Renaissance. The overflow of his fame on the Continent in later years was but the sequel of the flood of the Renaissance in Western Europe. He was the child of that great movement, and marks its height as it penetrated the North with civilization.
As a child, my parentsattitude rubbed off on me; I have an old teenage diary that marks the moment when my parents decided to buy a colour television. I was very much against it and wrote that it was a waste of money.
A first love is something that lasts forever in your heart. It’s something that marks you.
I was lined up to do this honors degree course in biology, of all things, for no better reason than I got high marks in it. I decided I didn’t want to be removing wormshearts for the rest of my life in Northern Ontario. I thought I would try acting. So, I went to England to study drama. I got Shakespeared out.
Matt Frewer
I am a little old fashioned, and I love to have my scripts printed out. There is something magical about feeling the paper, making notes and page marks.
Olga Fonda
Data will always bear the marks of its history. That is human history held in those data sets.
I didn’t need the insurance. I do it again if my DP tells me it didn’t look good in the camera or if the actors didn’t hit their marks. But if everything was working why do it again?
Debbie Allen
There is one person who sends me three cards every year. One on New Year‘s, one for my birthday and the third that marks the anniversary of my flight into space.
Have you ever walked along a shoreline, only to have your footprints washed away? That’s what Alzheimer‘s is like. The waves erase the marks we leave behind, all the sand castles. Some days are better than others.
Pat Summitt
Silence marks time, saturates and shapes African-American art. Silences structure our music, fill the spaces – point, counterpoint – of rhythm, cadence, phrasing.
I don’t like to fly. I’ve never been a good flyer. I have a lot of friends that have permanent nail marks in their arms… The moaning that comes from me when there is turbulence. It’s awkward for everyone around.
The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.
In the theater, you didn’t have any marks. Your instincts in rehearsal told you what the blocking was. On film, they reversed it. They decided ahead of time what your instincts were, before you even arrived.
I’m not one of those playwrights who says, ‘Show up, hit your marks, and don’t talk to me!’ I always want to hear from the other artists involved, whether it’s the director, the lighting tech, or the actors.
One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.
Pearl Cleage
A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
Katherine Anne Porter
I never know what it’s going to look like. Wouldn’t be much point in painting if I already knew the outcome. I have a subject in front of me and I start flooding colour and making marks, I don’t know, it’s improvisation isn’t it?
One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action – the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
Peter Wright
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
I love ‘HUMBLE’ because he spoke on women with stretch marks and that’s what I live and stand for is body positivity.
Bliss Carman
Try scrolling through a regular teenager‘s Facebook or Instagram posts, everything is captioned with borrowed words or lyrics from songs, without any filters whatsoever and many times without quotation marks, because we all know what the millenials have done with punctuation.
My concentration was really on getting to university and becoming a doctor. My parents let me know that school marks were important. Achievement was something which came by hard work.
It’s a weird one: nobody notices when a brilliant comedian is fat or has sweat marks under their arms. Peter Kay isn’t in the best shape and neither is Ricky Gervais, and it doesn’t matter. Still, I like to feel like I’m transforming into something quite cool when I go on stage.
I’m thin and white and blond, but I’m not an airbrushed, perfect thing. I have stretch marks all over. I have cellulite; I have acne. To me, it feels like you can’t really be what you can’t see, and so if you don’t see those things, then you don’t feel like you’re valid.
I’m not really interested in clothes. Mainly, I like wearing clothes that don’t make me stand out – I tend to go for Marks & Spencer and Gap – and I do get put in the changing room at Gap, and clothes are passed to me under the changing room door.
I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience – it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.

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