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Said Quotes

We’ve collected the best Said Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Billy Graham, Emma Goldman, Edmond Rostand, Gladys Knight, Aristotle. Use them as an inspiration.

1
I am not going to Heaven because I have preached to great crowds or read the Bible many times. I’m going to Heaven just like the thief on the cross who said in that last moment: ‘Lord, remember me.’
2
Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.
3
A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the ‘I’ in loving; Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.
Edmond Rostand
4
I got into gambling when I was playing a casino. I was a hermit in those days. I would go onstage, go to my room, or if we had to travel, I’d get in a car or a plane, whatever. But I didn’t do anything. One day, this friend of mine said, ‘Do you want to play some blackjack?’
5
The poet, being an imitator like a painter or any other artist, must of necessity imitate one of three objects – things as they were or are, things as they are said or thought to be, or things as they ought to be. The vehicle of expression is language – either current terms or, it may be, rare words or metaphors.
6
Again, like I said, I went out to play the game of baseball because I love to play it. I did it right. I did it the right way. I worked hard doing it.
7
I never did say that you can’t be a nice guy and win. I said that if I was playing third base and my mother rounded third with the winning run, I’d trip her up.
Leo Durocher
8
I never said, ‘I want to be alone.’ I only said, ‘I want to be left alone.’ There is all the difference.
Greta Garbo
9
Thomas Jefferson once said, ‘We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.’ And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.
10
I’ve said it before: War brings out the patriotic bullies. In World War I, they went around kicking dachshunds on the grounds that dachshunds were ‘German dogs.’ They did not, however, go around kicking German shepherds.
11
What isn’t said is as important as what is said.
12
I’ve always said it: God changes all the paths from morning to evening.
13
Somebody said to me that I speak English almost like somebody for whom English is not their first language.
14
Somebody said once ‘Follow the money‘ and that is what it is all about.
15
My style of songwriting is influenced by cinema. I’m a frustrated filmmaker. A fan once said to me, ‘Girl, you make me see pictures in my head!’ and I took that as a great compliment. That’s exactly my intention.
16
Somebody asked me about the current choice we’re being given in the presidential election. I said, Well, it’s like two of the scariest movies I can imagine.
17
I said I was ‘The Greatest,’ I never said I was the smartest!
18
I hate musicals. There, I said it.
19
There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another.
Rene Descartes
20
Who ever said that pleasure wasn’t functional?
Charles Eames
21
That’s it. I’ve said all I’ve got to say on the world of James Bond.
22
The one thing I’ve always said is I don’t want them growing up without a father, and they’re my inspiration to make sure I’m the best man I can be. I want them to have the father figure that I never had.
23
All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say ‘No’ and said ‘Yes’.
Moss Hart
24
That’s the most terrible thing about being an author – standing there at your mother’s funeral, but you don’t switch the author off. So your own innermost thoughts are grist for the mill. Who was it said – one of the famous lady novelists – ‘unhappy is the family that contains an author’?
25
There’s something to be said for giving and helping to change people’s lives.
Steven A. Cohen
26
When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn’t just talk about the princes of greed. He said, ‘Look, here’s what happened.’
27
As I’ve said repeatedly, Joe Biden in the White House is a threat to America’s safety and security.
28
I was Chairman Mao’s dog. What he said to bite, I bit.
Jiang Qing
29
I’m in the trenches; I do the best work I can always do. Having said that, the way that what I do converges with the outside world is fascinating to me. Because it ebbs and flows. People’s interest and understanding, it changes all the time.
30
Others have said it before me. If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu. And so it is important that we have women in the United States Senatestrong women, women who are there to help advance an agenda that is important to women.
31
Everyone has a budget, I don’t care who you are. But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.
Dusty Baker
32
Whenever I want to laugh, I read a wonderful book, ‘Children’s Letters to God.’ You can open it anywhere. One I read recently said, ‘Dear God, thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy.’
33
I went to see President Nixon at the White House. It wasn’t difficult to get a meeting because I was heavyweight champion of the world. So I came to Washington and walked around the garden with Nixon, his wife and daughter. I said: I want you to give Ali his licence back. I want to beat him up for you.
34
I have been celibate for about six or seven months, I think. I would rather just make out and kiss someone instead of sex. I’m single. I said I would be single for a year and I am.
35
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
36
Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they’ll say, ‘God, he said exactly what I was thinking.’ And when they begin to respect you, they’ll follow you to the death.
37
I never had huge amounts of money when I was young. I had huge amounts of fame, and I always had the sense of labor and recompense. I always said I don’t want to work for pay, but I want to get paid for my song.
38
My mother said, ‘Did you ever believe you would be an activist?’ I said, ‘No, not really.’ But I just felt in my heart that I needed to step up and be a leader in the forefront.
39
The mother-in-law came round last week. It was absolutely pouring down. So I opened the door and I saw her there and I said, ‘Mother, don’t just stand there in the rain. Go home.’
40
Do what you say you’re going to do. And try to do it a little better than you said you would.
Jimmy Dean
41
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
42
When I read that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had disappeared – a state-of-the-art Boeing 777, said to be an incredibly safe way to travel – I waited patiently for the chance to learn what happened.
43
Someone once asked, ‘What’s your best pickup line?’ I said, ‘My best pickup line is, ‘Hi, my name is Hugh Hefner.’

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