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Rut Quotes

We’ve collected the best Rut Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Sonam Kapoor, Campbell Scott, Francesco Quinn, Hiro Murai, Kurt Vile. Use them as an inspiration.

One needs to constantly read up, practice and work, irrespective of your profession. If I feel as an actor that I know everything, then how will I to grow? How will I improve? I’ll be stuck in a rut, and eventually I’ll grow complacent.
Television and cable have become the new independent films, in a sense, for writers and actors to gravitate towards. That’s why I like short films, too; I love doing readings, audio books, working with young filmmakers; anything that keeps you from getting blase about yourself or in a rut.
I’ve lived an amazing life. There’s no reason to focus on the bad. They teach you that in racing school. Keep your eye where you want your front tire to be. You don’t want to be stuck in the rut? Then don’t look at the rut. Always look at where you want to go.
Francesco Quinn
It’s very easy to fall into a rut where you’re just making things that you don’t believe in for other people.
I go through ups and downs in the psyche all the time, and then once you start moving again, it’s amazing how you can always bounce back. You get, like, in a low rut, and you think, ‘This is it; my life is a train wreck.’ And then you bounce back again.
Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.
The worst part about getting in a rut in football is the weeks are so long.
You know, it was uncomfortable doing the same thing. I don’t like a rut.
My pub was full of get-rich-quick schemes that never workedscams, pyramid schemes. People trying to find a way to get themselves out of a rut.
Sure, the first light snowfall may be a chance to dance giddily, leaving squeaky footprints through the neighborhood, marking the runner‘s right to the domain. But later drubbings of snow merely complicate running. Snow turns to ice, to slush, to ice again. Tire ruts twist ankles. New snow hides the hazards.
Mainstream Bollywood music has fallen into some sort of a rut where melody, which was very importanttill the ’90s, is out of favor.
The first act is the easiest to plot. The second act is always the hardest to plot. Generally a good, you know, sometimes the third act can be difficult because you can get into a rut in the third act – everybody runs to their Corvette, has a chase, and you catch the bad guy.
The Ruts were a great punk rock band from England whose songs were as excellent as their time together was short.
I don’t want to get in a one-character rut.
One of the secrets to happiness is knowing when to take chances. If you don’t, the odds are that you will fall into a rut.
If you feel like you’re getting into a rut with a song, a night off usually fixes it.
I never believed in the institution of marriage, because ever since I was young, I had only seen marriages fall apart, or remain stuck in a rut.
The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is.
Arnold Bennett
Do you feel bored and stuck in a rut? Is work drudgery? If so, you are spending far too much time bemoaning your fate and how the universe is not cooperating with your desires. Be present with and in your current situation.
I find that even small changes sometimes jog you out of a mental rut.
It’s easy to fall into a funk and not want to exercise, or to really want that second piece of chocolate cake. I have to say, I fight against those feelings all year. But I try not to let myself sit in a rut like that.
I stay out of typecasting ruts.
Pernell Roberts
I never, ever wanted to be the Rolling Stones. Bless their hearts, but I don’t necessarily want to go on doing the same old thing for the next 10, 20 years… I could see how easy it is to get into that rut, the whole touring mindset.
I’m in a BMW rut. My last three cars have been BMW 3-Series.
My closet is a sea of black pants, skirts, tops, and bags, so it’s great to come across a brand that makes me want to break out of my fashion rut! The Sequence Collection is an accessories line that is all about color, from funky woven bracelets to brightly-patterned bags.
Any time you’re stepping out on a limb as an artist, it’s scary, especially when you have a lot of success. When you’re reaching a lot of people, the masses, it’s easy to stay in that niche, you know? Especially when you’re making a lot of money and you know there’s a formula, it’s easy to stay in that rut.
That’s the ideal. Not to get stuck in a rut playing the same role.
Try to walk into the gym with the mindset that you’re going to do a different thing every day. Whether that means a new exercise, a new order for your routine, a new pace, or more resistance, your body will help you get out of that rut.
Kids don’t have ruts yet that adults have carved into their minds. They’re born logical. Crooked thinking has to be taught.
James P. Hogan
A lot of people don’t know how to pull themselves out of their rut and how to change realities. In technology, you routinely have an ‘upgrade‘ for your phones and computers. Our personal inner software needs upgrading too.
I understand that the rule of fashion is to change, even as a successful designer – you do not want to be stuck in the same rut.
Those movies sure got me into a rut.
Good intentions never change anything. They only become a deeper and deeper rut.
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
John Dewey
I want to do different roles and not get stuck in a rut and ‘Shanghai‘ will be one film I’m absolutely looking forward to.
Routines can be a rut.
Your mind wants to keep you in that rut, doing the same weight, same reps, and same exercises, never moving forward. But your body doesn’t want to be stagnant.
My only requirement for life is that I don’t get stuck in a rut.
We walk ourselves into ruts so deep we cannot see over them.
Tom Brown, Jr.
At those times I got into… I suppose you call it a rut. I used to do comedy, comedy, comedy and I suddenly thought I ought to break away from this somehow.
Val Guest
Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds.
I have a lot of maneuvers in my back pocket, so to speak. And to me, the thing is to always surprise the audience so they’re always seeing something new, and not just get stuck in the same rut.
There’s a very fine line between a groove and a rut; a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.
Christine Lavin
People are incapable of stereotyping you; you stereotype yourself because you’re the one who accepts roles that put you in this rut or in this stereotype.
I get so fed up with the making of an album taking over my life – it’s all I can think about or talk about. You find yourself in a rut and lacking inspiration and it’s hard to get out of that because I’m working alone in the studio.
There must be people who remember World War II and the Holocaust who can help us get out of this rut.
It takes guts to get out of the ruts.
Don’t get stuck in a rut. If you started yesterday‘s practice playing arpeggios, start today‘s with scales. Also, try to make a song out of what you’re practicing to help break the tedium.
I tend to do something for two years then move on to something new. Yoga, then biking, then weight lifting, then back to biking. The moment it feels like a rut, I switch and search for a new love. It’s like having a midlife crisis, but without the new wife or cheesy BMW.
Brad Meltzer
The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions.
Ellen Glasgow
The only way independent cinema can come out of its own rut is by learning to be more consistent. An indie filmmaker should feel responsible for others as well.
Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
I’ve definitely been in ruts, and I think having some kind of perseverance is important.
I visited those friends who’d just had a baby, and she was washing dishes and he was cleaning the house, and I burst with happiness. And in their minds, they were in this terrible domestic rut.
I was at rock bottom for a year and a half – and the people who got me out of my rut were my fans.