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Screwed Quotes

We’ve collected the best Screwed Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Amy Winehouse, Katee Sackhoff, Quentin Crisp, Ken Jennings, Robert Metcalfe. Use them as an inspiration.

To be honest, I think kids have got a lot more going on than adults. They’ve got their heads screwed on a lot better.
I’m not a big person, so every time they were adding these big guys to the cast, I said to my trainer, ‘We’re screwed, dude.’ I’m only five foot five, and I’m going to look so little.
Men get laid, but women get screwed.
If I start outsourcing all my navigation to a little talking box in my car, I’m sort of screwed. I’m going to lose my car in the parking lot every single time.
I’ve screwed up and I’ve overcommitted and it’s typical of me.
Robert Metcalfe
I sort of became infatuated with soldiers. I got to know some of them and got a little perturbed with Hollywood making a spectacle out of them and making them look like they have screwed up somehow.
I screwed up my life. I screwed up my kids’ lives.
I don’t know why people think child actresses in particular are screwed up. I see kids everywhere who are totally bored. I’ve never been bored a day in my life.
The whole industry is so screwed up by economics. It’s disgusting to me.
Armand Assante
The real trick to these movies and making the big action sequences work – and I’ve forgotten this sometimes and screwed it up – the characters really have to be humanized. Because you can have the greatest special effects in the world, but if you don’t care about the people in those effects, there’s no impact.
Life is not living in the suburbs with a white picket fence. That’s not life. Somehow our American culture has made it out that that’s what life needs to be – and that if it’s not that, it’s all screwed up. It’s not.
The first year I was sober was probably the worst year of my life. My immune system was screwed. I completely isolated myself. I was weak all the time. I didn’t know who I was.
I feel like I couldn’t have screwed up that bad as a dad, because I have a pretty good relationship with both of my kids.
The Oakland clubhouse is a wonderful place. A lot of these guys feel like rejects. They were rejects and they feel – they can tell you how baseball screwed up.
Michael Lewis
Or if I have my head in the results, I can’t work with what I have, because I’m trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you’re screwed, nothing will work.
Those days if you drove cross country and you broke down on the side of the road, and the sign says 200 miles to the next gas station, you knew you were so screwed.
We have to laugh at how hard life can be and how screwed up we can be at times.
From a security perspective, if you’re connected, you’re screwed.
Daniel J. Bernstein
I know I screwed up my ‘Godzilla.’
My knee is screwed. I had the meniscus cut out.
Laurel and Hardy have this love relationship. Why? This little Englishman screwed Hardy up, physically, every day of his life! Why is he with him the next day? It’s forgiving.
Bob Einstein
When you screw up in the ring, it’s so embarrassing. But the fans don’t know you screwed up unless you act like you just made a mistake.
I’m aggressive, quite frankly, because Staten Island gets screwed all the time. And if I’m not aggressive, then I won’t be successful. That’s not being a bad boy. That’s doing my job.
Michael Grimm
I’ve got my head screwed on in the right direction, for the most part. It may be turned a little bit to the left, but we’re getting there.
We have screwed with our environment. We have a culture that’s going crazy, and it’s all being propelled by the trillion-dollar advertising corporations.
We have pretty much all the facets of our business under our control now. Relying on someone else to do the right thing, you’re just setting yourself up to get screwed. We control our own destiny and it’s a really good feeling.
I think lower wages have made men much less marriageable than they were before. It’s not just like your job goes to hell. Your marriage goes to hell. You don’t know your children anymore. Your children have a higher chance of being screwed up.
My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal.
People focus on the darker female characters in my books, but for every one of those, I can also show you an equally screwed up man that no one ever comments about, or a nicer woman that no one comments about. I don’t feel like that’s my specialty.
Everyone is usually screwed up in some way and that is usually where the work comes in – figuring out how to make it believable and make it real to present someone’s problems that you don’t necessarily actually know anything about.
You can almost judge how screwed up somebody is by the kind of toilet paper they use. Go in any rich house and it’s some weird coloured embossed stuff.
Posturing is counterproductive. Posturing only works if things are screwed up.
Some of those kid stars who got screwed up were pretty talented. My mom warns me every day what can happen. Sometimes she clips the headlines out and puts them in my room.
Facebook Algorithms have got us all screwed up, where we only listen and talk to people with the same views as us, and I think it’s not helping us as a culture to grow.
At the end of the day, if you’re living by fear, you’re gonna get screwed in Hollywood.
In the recovery world, it’s a higher power that helps you. You have to turn your life over to something greater. Anytime I tried to control my life, I had screwed it up.
Some actors go, ‘Bing!’ and suddenly they’re being paid huge sums. Me, I seem to get screwed every time.
Matthew Goode
Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed. Sometimes it’s the things you don’t do, and you get screwed.
Medical costs are soaring because our health-care system is totally screwed up. Doctors and hospitals have every incentive to spend on unnecessary tests, drugs, and procedures.
I admit I’m being paid well, but it’s no more than I deserve. After all, I’ve been screwed more times than a hooker.
I got kids that are growing up in a Donald Trump world because we screwed up because we haven‘t been able to craft a message and push policies that connect with working class people.
I haven’t planned a reaction on anything… If you do, you’ve screwed up.
Most actors I know come from a screwed up background, so it makes sense that if you can walk on to a space and recreate your reality, then that’s the place that will become very dear.
A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don’t think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.
I think you can meet the right girl at the wrong time, and it gets screwed up. If you meet the right girl at the wrong time, that girl has to be the most understanding person in the world because there’s going to be a lot more bumps in the road.
So often in sitcoms, it’s like, ‘Oh, that husband of mine. He just screwed up again.’ They just have to tolerate each other. It’s not the most fun to play from my perspective. But by the same token, you can’t be like, ‘We’re just like Romeo and Juliet, always in love.’
They screwed up ‘Raise the Titanic!’ so badly, I stay away from Hollywood. I won’t cheat my readers with another piece of crap.
In the early 2000s, I was going through a lot. I didn’t have my head screwed on right. Where I was at as a man, I was still growing up.
Any Ambassador or Foreign Service Officer who has his or her head screwed on right knows that the U.S. position in the world is far more dependent on our ability to compete in world markets.
There are people getting screwed in our country every single second, minute, hour of the day. And if by our work, we can decrease that number, we’ll make a difference; we’ll be doing our jobs.
With these big Wagner pieces, if I haven’t started three years before, I’m screwed. You need time to look at the piece again and again and again, and then, like some fantastic casserole or spaghetti sauce, put it back in the fridge and let the flavours get together.
Friends are like fiddle strings; they must not be screwed too tight.
Henry George Bohn
My dad, in the best way possible – not in an intimidating way, but with the physically intimidating qualities that every father has – can truly be scary. The only time you saw that side of him, the raw side of him, would be in a moment when you truly were the one that screwed up.
Look, we know we screwed up when we were in the majority. We fell in love with power. We spent way too much money – especially on earmarks. There was too much corruption when we ran this place. We were guilty. And that’s why we lost.
We’re all flawed, but basically, effective managers are people whose flaws are not fatal under the circumstances. Maybe the best managers are simply ordinary, healthy people who aren’t too screwed up.
Henry Mintzberg
The latest page I’ve been working is about the organization of the pantheon of the gods. Who’s indebted to whom, how they are related, who screwed whose uncle or grandmother, all of that.
Ben Nicholson
There are so many traps, so many ways of getting screwed in this business.
I detest computers. If you had a device like that 30 years ago that froze up constantly, misbehaved constantly, lost your information and screwed up when you needed it the most, it would have been laughable.
I very much own the fact that I’m a misfit. The Internet makes everyone realize they’re screwed up.
Jenny Lawson
As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything. If you do, you’re screwed.
Rock and roll kind of screwed up my voice poetically. I found myself having this ‘Beat‘ voice in my poems. It was like this self-fulfilled prophecy because everybody was calling me this rock poet, this Beat poet.
Jim Carroll
I’m fascinated by the people I grew up with and the mistakes I made – and God, I have screwed up. I like writing about where it all went off course.
The moral of filmmaking in Britain is that you will be screwed by the weather.
If I screw up, I’m gonna say, ‘You know what? I really screwed up.’ That’s all you can do. Some people gonna forgive you, some people not gonna forgive you. That’s just the way it works.
Who would name their kid Jack with the last words ‘off’ at the end of the last name? No wonder that guy is screwed up.
For the devices we use… the funding models are completely screwed up. Angel funding isn’t sufficient for hardware.
Hollywood screwed up in the past. They made Asians the other – a separate group that could only hang out with each other.
Some of the funniest people I know are not screwed up in the head.
Darrell Hammond
I see girls who haven’t had a carbohydrate in three years. The second you go back to eating right, you’re going to put that weight on. You eat one piece of bread and you are screwed, lady!
More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor.
John W. Vessey, Jr.
If I lead my life according to someone else, I’ve screwed my life up.
I remember trying so hard to get into Bon Iver. I’d lie in bed listening with my eyes screwed up, like, ‘This is just depressing me.’
My first novel, ‘In the Drink,’ begun when I was 29 and floundering and published when I was 36 and married, was about a 29-year-old woman whose life was even more screwed up than my own had been.
I think I’m now screwed for life because my first relationship was the most bizarre relationship ever, and I’m not normal any more. I’ve kind of been spoiled, and I guess I am kind of screwed up now.
I came out when I was 17. I was in the church; I was crying every Sunday for about a year. I came to terms with the fact with this is who I was – I wasn’t going to be able to be a different person. At 17, you feel like a freak already, and so to have that fire and brimstone against your attraction is just screwed up!
I think Roland read ‘Primal Scream‘ first and then gave it to me. This was, I think, even prior to ‘The Graduate‘ days. We both got heavily into and it offered a lot of questions about how screwed up our home life was.
Up until my first book was published, I had all this potential, people would say, and I screwed up. After it, I could say: ‘No, I didn’t screw up.’
I didn’t want to be the guy who screwed up ‘Toy Story.’
People who go into show business are screwed up.
I think young people have a wonderful reaction to color because it’s not screwed up by too many references.
Jim Hodges
Families are the deepest, most screwed up relationships that we have.
Antony Starr
For an author, the nice characters aren’t much fun. What you want are the screwed up characters. You know, the characters that are constantly wondering if what they are doing is the right thing, characters that are not only screwed up but are self-tapping screws. They’re doing it for themselves.
I live about five hours away from a Whole Foods and Trader Joe‘s, so I have to make extra sure that I get everything I need, otherwise I’m totally screwed.
I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually ‘Nothing; you’re screwed’.
Bruce Schneier
There’s tons of people with talent; it’s the system that’s all screwed up.
When I was younger, I was very wild, and I didn’t really have my head screwed on properly.
Something got screwed up in terms of your priorities if you think it’s more important to get rid of the dividend tax than it is to take care of 11 million kids.
David Broder
The bungle tour is a bit up in the air due to the fact this at we are getting screwed by our overseas label.
Trevor Dunn
You have to find out who you are aside from what the media say you are. If you’ve become reliant on them for kind of a sense of self, then you’re really screwed.
The thing I love most about going to a book store is the self-help section is the biggest section because Americans know we’re screwed up. We know it. But we want to get better.
All my movies got screwed up because of my personality.
Harvey Weinstein
I’m focused on bringing real change to Washington because the career politicians have screwed things up so badly.
I’m a normal, horrible, screwed up human being like everyone else. I mean, I’m not horrible person, but I’m just as screwed up as anybody.
I can see how you could get dragged into the bad stuff, but I’ve got good friends around me, good family. I think I’ve got my head screwed on.
Comics creators are generally screwed in life: Most of us who are fortunate enough to do comics full time – which is very few of us – will literally draw until we die because we have no employment structures intact for retirement, much less insurance!
Nate Powell
No one leaves the edit room thinking, ‘Yeah, I nailed that one!’ Everyone I know goes into their first premiere or their first screening thinking, ‘I screwed up so bad. I’m sorry, I messed up.’ It’s just a real common feeling.
In Los Angeles all the loose objects in the country were collected, as if America had been tilted and everything that wasn’t tightly screwed down had slid into Southern California.
I went in with Jack and Leslie, into this room that was lined with brick, and there on the side I can remember very clearly was this small model with plates for the bases – the original model with everything screwed together.
When I tried to play something and screwed up, I’d hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.
Some Pulitzer winnersnovelists – have confided to me that getting the prize screwed them up. It messed with their heads. That hasn’t been my experience.
There’s no such thing as an easy role. Every part, you take it lightly and it will get screwed.
Men should know that no job is more important than their family. I had that all screwed up for a long time. I regret it.
I was drinking so much coffee and Red Bull just to keep going it screwed me.
I’ve got my own philosophy. People who write books have different philosophies. You read too many people and you get screwed up.
I don’t know anyone that says, ‘Boy, I had a great career, and I’m happy because I screwed up my life outside of my career, my family life.’ There’s no one that feels that way.
I spend a lot of time hanging out with kids in their early twenties who feel like they’ve messed up and have really screwed up in a lot of ways. We spend a lot of time talking to them and saying, ‘You can change that.’
If you watch a guy go out on court and have a meltdown, you’re not going to think, ‘Oh my God, now I’m screwed.’ Or you’re not going to think, ‘The umpire‘s going to give him calls because he’s just told him he’s an idiot or the pits of the world.’
I screwed my knee up once because I fell off the stage.
I had a head start in acting. Because of my parents, I had a SAG card, an agent and a recognizable name. But I knew if I screwed up, people would never forget. I’d be dead.
Mary Crosby
Once you start thinking more about where you want to be than about making the best product, you’re screwed.
It’s the results that are surprising, even results where we’ve totally screwed up, and then learned something in the process, are the ones that stand out. Having our preconceptions overturned is actually thrilling for us.
The teachers are getting screwed, blued, and tattooed by the system.
Everybody, as soon as they do a good experiment, their first thought in this lab is, ‘That can’t be right. I must have screwed it up. What did I do wrong?’ And that’s the best kind of scientist because they’re filled with this self-doubt. And if I’m going to be honest, that’s who I am. And it’s what drives me.
I said, ‘Maz, if I hadn’t screwed up that Game 7, you wouldn’t be in the Hall of Fame.’
I’ve always been unhappy with my teeth. I’ve lost most of them from my bottom jaw, and those in the upper jaw have been screwed in or capped. As a result, I’ve got great hollows under my cheeks, and my bone structure seems accentuated.
The way I approach this thing, when I started to get my head screwed on straight and really trying to make something of myself as an artist, when I was 19 or 20, it became more about function for me. Like, what is this song doing to you? What is the function of this type of artform? What is it doing?
I think as an actor you have to be open to your emotions – that’s how you tap into other characters. Besides, by being so open I’ve come to terms with how screwed I am!
I think people imagine going back to a time when they knew who they were and they knew what the circumstances were – if you screwed up it was your fault.
I wasn’t a good-looking child. I got screwed out of the genetic deal. My sister looks like a model. I think that’s why I’m a comic. I’m deeply insecure, since I was always feeling ugly. I wasn’t a healthy child. I had poor self-esteem. That’s why I need people’s approval.
Life kind of forces us to put these filters on, whether it’s because someone told you you weren’t good enough – excluded you or bullied you. Or maybe your parents screwed up on accident in some way and it changed who you were. There’s this pressure to fit into a mold and change who you’re supposed to be.