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We’ve collected the best Somewhere Else Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Rush Limbaugh, John Cleese, Danny Elfman, Sarah Lacy, Dannii Minogue. Use them as an inspiration.

There’s a reason people are not going to Obamacare. They find out what it’s gonna cost ’em, and they go somewhere else. And in the process, they’re undermining the very foundation of Obamacare, all of which was predictable.
I think it’s because in America you always get the sense that if you fail, you can just pack up your things and go somewhere else and try again. But in England, it’s so geographically small that if somebody succeeds here, it reduces your chances of succeeding.
I can’t get that live and I don’t have the time to take the tape, after I’ve finished recording it, into a little studio somewhere else where I can get a different kind of percussion sound.
You know that American dream and American spirit of innovation we always talk about? Turns out, the bulk of it was built by people who came to America from somewhere else, not people born American. We have no birthright or natural lock on these things.
I’m not living for when I have a Number One record or when I make a million trillion dollars. I’m not doing this to get somewhere else. I’m doing it because I’m doing it.’
Dannii Minogue
I don’t like parties. There was never a party I was at where I didn’t wish I was somewhere else.
The biggest lesson to me is that I got the music from somewhere else – the notes, the music my parents listened to, and the stuff I listened to at every age. All of that inspired the music that I made.
I was living at home until about 27 and decided it was time to move out and move somewhere else, so that’s what I did. I wanted it to be the right thing to do. I didn’t want to buy something out of my price range; I didn’t want to be stupid with my money, so I decided to stay at home. Luckily, my mum and dad were amazing.
It’s been a concern of mine for years that the mainstream media coverage of culture and politics takes place in two nodes, Washington and New York, and yet all the voting goes on somewhere else.
This is what I believe about performing: There is no reason to be on stage – there is no reason to be there – if you’re not going to put all your baggage somewhere else and just be honest. Whatever you’re doing – screw it up, do great – just be there, and be honest. That’s the most important thing.
Michael Moschen
Yes, I’m a complete itinerant. I keep making attempts not to be, but then circumstances make me uproot and go somewhere else again. It’s not the worst thing in the world at all; I love it. In fact, I’m probably horribly addicted to it.
There’s no lack of writers writing novels in America, about America. Therefore, it seems to me it would be wasteful for me to add to that huge number of people writing here when there are so few people writing about somewhere else.
‘HEAVN’ is about black girlhood, about Chicago, about the people we miss who have gone on to prepare a place for us somewhere else, about the city/world we aspire to live in. I hope this album encourages listeners to love themselves and love each other.
To me, personally, my development to become a head coach will be much better working for Coach Saban than necessarily going somewhere else because you learn every day that you’re in there.
You cannot put a contaminant in the ground and just think that Mother Nature whips it up and runs it off somewhere else and we never see it again.
A five-year shelf life in Chicago is almost equivalent to five to 10 somewhere else.
If Nintendo asks consumers to pay more money than the other platforms, then it’s Nintendo’s mission to provide the added value for which the people are willing to pay. In order to do that, we must remain unique and cannot be reproduced somewhere else.
When I sing, I go somewhere else. Every time after I sing, I’ll ask, ‘Did I do OK?’ Because I feel like it’s like my soul squeezing out of my vocal chords. I don’t sit there and think about ‘I’m gonna do this next…’ I just sing. I sing from my heart, and my heart’s got a little lonesome in it.
Everybody calls it a purge, but when people move out of the state, they don’t need to be on our voting rolls if they’re living somewhere else. That’s how you get double voting.
To be honest, I think NBA experience and years trumps everything else. It’s unfortunate but when you come from somewhere else it’s known that you don’t have NBA experience and the NBA is so different to everywhere else so in that sense you need those years.
All my life, everything important that had ever happened had always happened somewhere else. But Sputnik was right there in front of my eyes in my backyard… I felt that if I stretched out enough, I could touch it.
I am planning to leave Mumbai and go somewhere else in search of guys. I don’t want to settle with a guy from the industry.
There’s a false notion that success is a zero sum game. To win in our careers we have to give up family. To work hard we have to sacrifice sleep. To accomplish we must take (or borrow or steal) from somewhere else in our lives. It’s just not the case.
You don’t tell people who disagree with you they’d be better off somewhere else. And you don’t reduce them to stereotypes; you address them as fully formed people worthy of respect. You try to persuade them.
In other countries, being from somewhere else is celebrated. But not in America.
We all got here from somewhere else going back in our lineage. And I think these gratuitous attacks on Americans who got here recently or whose parents got here recently need to stop.
Sometimes I’ll have an idea for a story or have a subject, and that will inspire lyrics, but most of the time, hopefully, they already exist somewhere else.
In the editing room, 20 percent of the time you’re using stuff from before the actor knew the camera was rolling or you’re taking a line from somewhere else and putting it in his mouth.
Whether it’s New York or somewhere else, the metaphor of ‘Avenue Q,’ which is the place you live when you can’t afford to live anywhere else – and we’ve all been through that in our journey. As I always say, at any moment I could be back on Avenue Q if I pick the wrong show.
Kevin McCollum
I like watching anime or music videos and stuff like that, just to get my mind somewhere else, to make it feel like I’m not in the arena, not in the gym, so when I step on the court, I’m locked in.
As foreign attacks increase, it’s easy to treat them like bad weather happening somewhere else. It’s what we read over breakfast. But when that storm hits your shores, remember this: Wishful thinking never saved a single life. The truth, however, has.
You don’t want to pitch a tent and live inside the Louvre. You want to check it out, appreciate it, and move somewhere else.
Why go somewhere else and start up all over again?
John Baldacci
I think it’s true of a lot of teenagers that you’re convinced that life is happening somewhere else.
I do think New York prepares you for the crossection of personalities and realities on display when you leave the country, and I’d live somewhere else if I had a reason or burning-the-the-point-of-discomfort desire to do so.
It’s ungrateful to be wishing you were doing something else at the moment you are living. You haven‘t lived in the moment that you are really living, you are wishing you were somewhere else.
I think relaxation is escaping from your everyday encounters. You can read the words on a page and be transported to somewhere else. And the more consumed you are with it, the more you’re cocooned.
We run the programs, and we support them through all of our folks, but usually the hardware is somewhere else.
So I am getting a little bored with defining one type of film as American and the other European or from somewhere else because the division is no longer true.
We, as Americans, at least – I mean, I love my country – but we’re so self-righteous sometimes, in terms of, like, our nationality, our country. But we’re people from somewhere else; the true ‘Americans’ are the original peoples. It’s funny, but we’re a very territorial species.
Maybe I’ll quit after my time at Bayern; maybe I will play somewhere else for one more year.
The reality is that we know that this universe, that our galaxy, has billions of stars. We know that stars have planets. So the likelihood that there is life somewhere else to me is just absolutely there.
All novelists I speak to about how they started usually say it was by pulling up their roots and going to live somewhere else. You see the shape of your life at a distance.
I love watching movies. It breaks up the monotony of the road and momentarily takes you somewhere else.
One day I won‘t play for Barcelona. I’ll go and play somewhere else, and I’m sure I’ll do so as a central midfielder. That’s what I’ll try to do because it’s the position I like.
What makes me furious, not just because we’re in an interview, but I don’t like when writers take your words and put them somewhere else, in the wrong context in their own article about you.
You put on this set of goggles, and within seconds, your brain is convinced you’re now in a different, virtual environment. You’re somewhere else, and that somewhere else may be a video game, it may be in a real-time movie, a museum exhibit, or a medical surgical training app.
Chekhov is this poet of melancholy and isolation and of wishing you were somewhere else than where you are.
Nothing is a calling card. Everything is what you do. If you do it in order to get somewhere else, you’re not actually doing it. If you’re thinking, ‘What is the weird thing I want to make with my friends?’ money and other things will come later.
It was a tricky one as I had other clubs interested in me, not as big as United. I wasn’t guaranteed game time anywhere, so why not take this opportunity at the biggest club in the world? If it doesn’t work out, I can always go somewhere else. That was my mindset at the time.
When a doctor is performing an operation, his mind cannot be somewhere else. And it’s the same with actors. You have to commit yourself mind, body and soul to a project in order to do justice to it.
I think the best solution to this challenge, and I accept there is a challenge with homophobic bullying, is to make sure we get rid of the bullying rather than feeling we have to take kids out of our schools and teach then somewhere else. That would be the best approach.
Shame doesn’t exist as an emotion without the projected or perceived sense of judgment coming from somewhere else.
We can now with Google Glasses record everything around us, and we can make sure that nothing is ever forgotten because everything is stored somewhere in Google servers or somewhere else.
I was never so directly inspired by fashion. It always came from somewhere else.
Helmut Lang
If the script is telling the story well, that is your inspiration, and you do not need to go somewhere else.
Tom Wilkinson
I definitely people-watch. I often see photos of myself with my children: I’m always in the background with my mouth wide open, looking somewhere else.
I love moving. I love new houses. I’m always looking for somewhere else.
Obviously I love Arsenal. But it’s time for me to make it there or go somewhere else.
It’s ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn’t even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again.
I would join a band, learn from that band and be committed and passionate and bring my thing to the band. Then, when I felt like we were going to repeat ourselves, and I needed to learn more, I would go somewhere else.
I’m gonna be real everywhere I go, but I’m with my people, I’m connected to my roots – I’m in my country! I don’t need to live somewhere else.
My father is from Newark in Nottinghamshire and my mother is from the very north of Ireland. They’ve ended up in Scotland, where my father – well, both of them – will always be seen as having come from somewhere else.
I’m in kind of a strange position – I have a strong Australian career and a strong British career. Then there’s the American career. For every movie I do here, I do two somewhere else. I bounce back and forth between the three places.
Caroline Goodall
There are always new challenges in football. You just need to adapt; otherwise, you won’t fit in. And if you don’t fit in, then you will have to go somewhere else.
I think the effect of having a net worth tax would take people that are starting companies and say, I’m not going to start them in America, but go somewhere else, because it’s such a negative impact.
Prayer for many is like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists. Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place. Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too long and go somewhere else.
Robert McAfee Brown
If there is a really good player at U16 level who disrespects the coach, if you then say: ‘You can go somewhere else then. That is not how we do things here.’ That would be powerful.
I never agreed too much about players talking about former teammates when they go somewhere else. I’ve never been a fan of that.
All Americans are either immigrants or descendants of ancestors who came from somewhere else, including Native Americans. We should all respect and admire immigrants.
If a lawyer, if a teacher, if a bus driver, if they’re on $40,000 and they get offered a lot more to go somewhere else, what do you think they’re going to do?
I have a very strong imagination and have since I was a little kid. That is where a lot of my world comes from. It’s like I’m off somewhere else. And I can have a problem in life because of that, because I’m always off in some other world thinking about something else. It’s constant.
I’m terrified about psychic people who have their little shops. I always walk across the street and go somewhere else. Imagine if one of them came out with their face all pale and said, ‘Hurry up and enjoy yourself.’ No one wants to know that.
Every day I train with him I try to learn so even if it don’t work out I can take something somewhere else because it’s Thierry Henry. I grew up watching that guy scoring goals for Arsenal. I’m very lucky to have played with him. I just try to listen to him on the pitch, and stay close.
I have 16 years in Dallas. I would love finish it off there. But I also understand and am not naive enough to think that… it may need to be somewhere else. I think that’s how this business works. So you have to be open to that idea, for sure.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.
I don’t feel much pressure to fit in. I never have. I’ve always just wanted to do my thing. I have really good friends and good family, and if I don’t fit in somewhere else, I fit in at home.
Would you allow a people to come from somewhere else and occupy a part of the United States, and set up an independent state, and, after 50 years, you would not be able to stay on this land?
From my perspective, it’s really risk management to ensure that humans have the ability to go somewhere else in case there were to be some huge disaster on Earth.
Gwynne Shotwell
Politicians of both parties told us that free trade with Asia and Latin America would spur economic growth, and maybe it did somewhere else. In our towns, though, factories continue shutting down or moving overseas.
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
Most of the people in New York are very often from somewhere else.
It’s just part of the NFL. There’s going to be moving parts constantly. There’s going to be roster changes. There’s going to be coaches going somewhere else.
The only logical thing I can think of is that I knew there were such things as artists, and I knew there were none where I lived. So I knew that to be an artist you had to be somewhere else. And I very much wanted to be somewhere else.
If you don’t know where you’re going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
This is what I have discovered – and it has been a gift in itself – that books live over and over again in different people‘s minds. That I might mean one thing as I write, but a reader‘s experiences will take it somewhere else. That is like a conversation, I think. It is a true connecting up.
In virtual reality, we’re placing the viewer inside a moment or a story… made possible by sound and visual technology that’s actually tricking the brain into believing it’s somewhere else.
I want to play football. Whether that will be at Manchester City or somewhere else, I do not yet know.
John Guidetti
I’m black and Cuban, Australian and Irish, and like most people in America, I’m someone whose roots come from somewhere else. I’m a mixed race, first-generation American.
My brother‘s death picked up my life and put it down somewhere else. I had an image of myself in my mind as a working artist, and when he died, all of that changed.
Football stadiums are just a reflection of what is going on in society. Many times in stadiums, people just feel more relaxed and say what they think when they’re somewhere else.
There are times when you wish you were somewhere else, and someone else.
Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
And I guess I’m a kid at heart in that when I go for entertainment, I want to be totally transported. I want to go somewhere else; I want to encounter different things, different beings, different universes. And so I love that aspect of being able to play those things in both ‘True Blood‘ and in ‘American Horror Story.’
I think, from the very beginning, I always knew that I needed to get out of Malaysia and do my thing somewhere else.
People still come up to me and ask whether I am Louise Brown or if they’ve seen me somewhere else before.
The important thing isn’t the house. It’s the ability to make it. You carry that in your brains and in your hands, wherever you go… It’s one thing to carry your life wherever you go. Another thing to always go looking for it somewhere else.
The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else.
One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.
I was heavily influenced by Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz, but I kind of wanted to take it somewhere else.
If we’re going to go farther from Earth, to Mars or somewhere else someday, we have to have a good understanding of the psychological impact on people. And not only psychologically, but how it affects their cognition. We’re doing a lot of research on my cognitive abilities.
I have never worried if my daughter has fallen sick, and I am somewhere else, because there is always somebody to take care of her.
Writing is writing to me. I’m incapable of saying no to any writing job, so I’ve done everything – historical fiction, myths, fairy tales, anything that anybody expresses any interest in me writing, I’ll write. It’s the same reason I used to read as a child: I like going somewhere else and being someone else.
There’s an element to songwriting that I can’t explain, that comes from somewhere else. I can’t explain that dividing line between nothing and something that happens within a song, where you have absolutely nothing, and then suddenly you have something. It’s like the origin of the universe.
Maybe I’m just a psycho, and the stage is a better place to go than either the loony bin or somewhere else.
I believe I’m from somewhere else, and I was put on this plain for a purpose. I’ve met other star children, too. We’re like spirits who move from world to world.
Where ever I am I always find myself looking out the window wishing I was somewhere else.
L.A. is a really good home base. I’ve grown up here, and so sometimes I have wanderlust even though I tour. You think it would be cured by touring, but sometimes I feel like I want to be somewhere else.
I think obviously there is some kind of life form somewhere else. Whether it looks like the creature in ‘Alien Autopsy,’ I’m not sure.
Mind you, the limelight exists anywhere in the world. When you’re not in the U.K., it can be as active somewhere else in the world, and for me, that’s more or less been the case, so I never dropped out of the limelight in that sense.
When I stand up in front of groups of people who agree with me, I know I have to really step my game up because I can’t just sort of meet them where they’re at; I have to take them somewhere else. They want you to challenge them and have good ideas.
I probably felt most out of place as a young kid growing up in Sri Lanka. My mental world was somewhere else, partly because of reading and daydreaming.
When our players come from somewhere else, they sometimes show happiness when the game is 0-0 or 1-1, but we were brought up in an environment where we have to win. We are not satisfied with 0-0 or 1-1. This is the mentality of Bayern Munich.
Fame does lead to money, which I don’t have a close relationship with. I’m the kind of guy who never sees the money – it all goes somewhere else. I don’t understand it, I don’t like to deal with it. I have a fear of not having it, because I grew up without it.
People don’t actually stay still, you know – when their area is a disaster, they go somewhere else, right? And that’s just a natural human impulse.
I was the weirdest kid in this small town in Washington. I was the only person who was from somewhere else, so I think they just didn’t understand it… They said I was a weirdo or that I didn’t belong there. That was the hardest one when people said I didn’t belong there.
I do have an office where about 70 percent of my writing gets done, but sometimes it does get a bit stir-crazy to be cooped up in there, so I’ll grab my laptop and write somewhere else: another room in the house, out on the patio, or even Heaven-forbid, a trip to Starbucks. But I also write on the road.
We’re electrical items and when we die the electricity goes somewhere else. When we die our energy goes into the galaxy.
I can’t remember a time when I stepped into an airport or train station without wishing I were somewhere else, doing almost anything else. Just thinking about traveling gives me the willies. Traveling and dyslexia don’t really get along.
I think anyone taken out of their comfort zone and put somewhere else will change.
I always find something interesting on Twitter that leads me somewhere else.
Acting with a green screen has been physically challenging. I look at the green screen and then I’ll look somewhere else and everything looks red. It’s a bizarre thing where green has an effect on my vision, but it’s fun.
This is my favorite area in New York – the West Village is the heart of New York. I could never move somewhere else.
Underground people pay a desperate toll finding out things nobody else has discovered yet. We run around like headless chickens looking for the next cultural fix to spiral around in before it gets appropriated somewhere else and becomes something it never was. There’s this sort of one-upmanship in the underground.
I don’t think that because you die and move on to somewhere else that you lose your sense of humor.
I think about death all the time. I know there’s nothing out there, but I’m curious. There’s a 300 billion-to-one chance that there might be an energy that goes somewhere else, but I doubt it.
I learned my business in the theater and in television, particularly working with the actors. You can learn much more in the theater than directing a movie, because then you have no time when you are shooting a movie to really work with the actors. You have to learn this craft somewhere else.
When all the routines and details and the human bores get on our nerves, we just yearn to go away from here to somewhere else. To go fishing is a sound, a valid, and an accepted reason for an escape. It requires no explanation.
I think we are all slightly down in the dumps after another loss. We may be in the wrong signVenus may be in the wrong juxtaposition with somewhere else.
Ted Dexter
It’s been my experience that every time I think I know where it’s at, it’s usually somewhere else.
Blake Edwards
I was standing onstage last year, and I felt like I wanted to be somewhere else. No matter how many people were out there, it all just felt like a blank sheet of paper.
There tends to be this hierarchy of film and television, and theater is somewhere else in its own milieu. However, as actors, yes, we love to do theater because it’s our story. Nobody can edit it, the curtain goes up, and it’s ours for two hours or three, or whatever. And we tell it.
I started looking at small companies that were running a sort of virtual reality cottage industry: I had imagined that I would just put on a helmet and be somewhere else – that’s your dream of what it’s going to be.
Thomas Dolby
Hollywood‘s full of transients. Everybody comes from somewhere else.
Poppy Montgomery
Copyright and Trademark are completely different things. Copyright prevents anyone from copying this article and posting it somewhere else. Copyright happens instantaneously the moment I write something down that is unique and from my brain. Trademarks are far more restrictive.
Lawyers don’t serve everyone… Lawyers right now can say, ‘I’m not the person to help you on that issue; I don’t agree with what you’re trying to do;’ and they can turn down that person, and they can go somewhere else.
I am more of a New Yorker than ever and just actually, sometimes I fantasize about living somewhere else, where it’s maybe not quite so crowded or stressful, blah, blah, blah and after September 11th, I guess I could just not imagine living anywhere else.
When you have your own people fleeing their homes it’s not because they found a job somewhere else… then you have something to fix in your country.
When I was a player, if you weren’t in the team you would be knocking on the manager‘s door, saying, ‘Well, if I can’t play here, I’d like to play somewhere else.’
I think I became a writer because I used to write letters to my friends, and I used to love writing them. I loved the idea that you can put marks on a page and send it off, and two days later, someone laughs somewhere else in the world.
The only way to make money as a manager is to win in one place, get fired and hired somewhere else.
Whitey Herzog
The waste products in Earth’s crust are also the human in this expanded, spectral sense. One’s garbage doesn’t go ‘away’ – it just goes somewhere else.
In America, we all come from somewhere else, and we carry along some dream myth of home: a notion that something – our point of origin, our roots, the home country – is out there.
With the Stray Cats at least, we really took the music somewhere else. First, we wrote our own songs. That’s a real weak point in modern classics if you do rockabilly or blues.
I just love writing. It’s magical, it’s somewhere else to go, it’s somewhere much more dreadful, somewhere much more exciting. Somewhere I feel I belong, possibly more than in the so-called real world.
Tanith Lee
Nashville only thrives when talented people from out of town move here from somewhere else.
I’ve been in Africa, America, moving around a lot. It’s helped me to open up my mind. I was born in Jamaica; I’ve lived all my life there and got all I could from Jamaica. But I needed to be somewhere else to grow.
I liked the idea of being from ‘somewhere else.’ I do think that’s inherited. My father never had a fixed sense of where home was, and for my sister and me, it is much easier not to belong than to belong.
I wanted to be completely and totally entrenched, immersed in this football life, this culture all the way, so you don’t even have a thought, an inkling, that my mind is somewhere else.
Elusive‘ is the word that immediately springs to mind when I think about Messi‘s style of play. You think you have an eye on him and then – blink – he has gone, only to reappear somewhere else in space, with the ball.
Film work can be tedious and sort of all over the place, especially when you have a family and you’re going off and doing things somewhere else.
Zachary Knighton
I loved ‘Pan’s Labyrinth.’ It transported me into another world. I like fantasy worlds; I love ‘Lord of the Rings’ as well, for that reason, because you really get to get out of reality and go somewhere else.
When I’d go to Israel, I felt like a tourist. My social and professional ties had started to dissolve, and it confused me. I didn’t know whether I should stay here in Paris or go back to Israel, or even cut off all my ties with Israel so I could really plant roots here. Or maybe go somewhere else altogether.
Yael Naim
When I was growing up, I always wanted to be somebody else and live somewhere else. I’ve always felt a little uncomfortable around people.
Donald Ray Pollock
I was from somewhere else. Then all of a sudden I was here, in New York. With one suitcase.
Don’t keep a man guessing too long – he’s sure to find the answer somewhere else.
The American Dream, coupled with government subsidies of utilities and cheap consumer goods courtesy of slave labour somewhere else, has kept the poor huddled masses from rising up.
The newly decorated theatres produced things like car parks and restaurants, so you could have a good night out, quite cheaply without all that bother of having to go somewhere else.
Timothy West
I know how lazy I am. So if I have to go somewhere else I can’t get to easily, I talk myself out of it.
If I’d stopped dreaming, I don’t think I’d be here; I’d be somewhere else.
I would say that the U.S. has overlooked Latin America. Their priorities have always been somewhere else. And that is a problem and that is a mistake.
Sebastian Pinera