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"Empty pockets never held anyone's only empty heads and empty hearts that do it." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that." - Norman Vincent Peale

"If you want the government off your back, get your hands out of its pockets." - Gary Hart

"Back, back, back, back... Gone!" - Chris Berman

"All you have to do is follow the money and if you follow the money, it leads right back to Donald Trump's pockets." - Elijah Cummings

"The unkissed girls and boys of paradise Are lining up around the block Back pockets full of dynamite While their neighbors talk and talk." - St Vincent

"Empty pockets make empty heads." - William Carlos Williams

"How'd you get in here?" She raised her eyebrows. "You pick pockets." Kat watched his hand fly to his back pocket. "I can pick locks. Looking for this?" she asked, holding up his wallet. "Oops. Maybe I can pick pockets too." - Ally Carter

"In the Iowa senate, I helped pass the largest tax cut in state history - returning over four billion dollars in savings and putting more money back in the pockets of hard-working Iowa families." - Joni Ernst

"Dogs have no money. Isn't that amazing? They're broke their entire lives. But they get through. You know why dogs have no money? .. No Pockets." - Jerry Seinfeld

"Must protect my little pockets of happiness." - Sara Gruen

"Build pockets of stillness into your life." - Maria Popova

"There are no pockets in a shroud." - Anonymous

"Our last garment is made without pockets." - Proverbs

"Look at your work and it tells you how it is when you hold back or when you embrace. When you are lazy, your art is lazy; when you hold back, it holds back; when you hesitate, it stands there staring, hands in its pockets. But when you commit, it comes on like blazes." - David Bayles

"Never give anyone total access to your pockets, your pockets, your purse or your mind." - Anonymous

"I've seen firsthand coming here with empty pockets but full of dreams, full of desire, full of will to succeed, but with the opportunities that I had, I could make it. This is why we have to get back and bring California back to where it once was." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Who's with her?" Roarke asked, though he already knew. It was just like her. "With her? Oh, ah, hmmm. Webster." Silence fell, a clatter of broken bricks. Peabody folded her hands in her pockets and prepared for the explosion to follow. "I see." When Roarke simply turned back to the screen and continued, she didn't know whether to be relieved or scared to death." - Nora Roberts

"Art is the closest you can get to immortality, though it's a poor substitute - you're working for people not yet born - and people want it because it is brilliant. It ends up in museums anyway; the rich have to give it back to the people, it's their only option. There are no pockets in a shroud." - Damien Hirst

"[On dishonest business methods:] ... frequently the defender of the practice falls back on the Christian doctrine of charity, and points out that we are erring mortals and must allow for each other's weaknesses! - an excuse which, if carried to its legitimate conclusion, would leave our business men weeping on one another's shoulders over human frailty, while they picked one another's pockets." - Ida Tarbell

"I like autumn. The drama of it; the golden lion roaring through the back door of the year, shaking its mane of leaves. A dangerous time; of violent rages and deceptive calm, of fireworks in the pockets and conkers in the fist." - Joanne Harris

"The men leaned back on their heels, put their hands in their trouser-pockets, and proclaimed their views with the booming profundity of a prosperous male repeating a thoroughly hackneyed statement about a matter of which he knows nothing whatever. ~ Ch. 8" - Sinclair Lewis

"I thought the earth remembered me, she took me back so tenderly, arranging her dark skirts, her pockets full of lichens and seeds. I slept as never before, a stone on the river bed, nothing between me and the white fire of the stars." - Mary Oliver

"There are major disappointments with the outcomes of Solidarity: corruption, and major pockets of economic backwardness and even poverty. By and large, though, if there were a choice between the life Poles led in the 1970s and 1980s and now, nobody but a lunatic would say they wanted to have back what they had before." - Zbigniew Brzezinski

"Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 will benefit about 28 million workers across the country. And it will help businesses, too - raising the wage will put more money in people's pockets, which they will pump back into the economy by spending it on goods and services in their communities." - Thomas Perez

"Money is always there but the pockets change." - Gertrude Stein

"She on a diet but her pockets eating cheese cake" - Nicki Minaj

"We've been in each other's pockets our entire lives" - Robin Gibb

"Make us laugh and you can pick all pockets." - Clemence Dane

"?We only have so many faces in our pockets" - Marlon Brando

"The deeper your belief, the deeper your pockets." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"We only have so many faces in our pockets" - Marlon Brando

"If frogs had side pockets, they'd carry hand guns." - Dan Rather

"Modern women ... they don't sew your pockets ... forget that." - Charles Bukowski

"We've been in each other's pockets our entire lives." - Robin Gibb

"Music is split up now into little pockets." - Chris Martin

"Who has more pockets than a magician? A boy. Whose pockets contain *more* than a magicians? A boy's." - Ray Bradbury

"Give back everything to...." - Peter the Great

"Tombstones don't talk back." - Leland Chapman

"The magic's back, folks." - Jordan Knight

"This is what I think. You can't have everything at once. Like the pockets in your clothes, there's a limit to how much we can have at once. There are times when to put something in your pocket, you have to throw something else away. You have to prioritize those decisions by yourself. There are things that you can't get back once you've thrown them away." - Gackt

"This is what I think. You can't have everything at once. Like the pockets in your clothes, there's a limit to how much we can have at once. There are times when to put something in your pocket, you have to throw something else away. You have to prioritize those decisions by yourself. There are things that you can't get back once you've thrown them away." - Gackt

"I think London is made up of tiny little pockets and villages, and lots of little sub-cultures. So, especially for an actor, it's a brilliant place to live because you've got inspiration all the time, wherever you are. You can turn a corner and you'll be in mansion houses with beautiful gardens and Ferraris, and you'll turn back on yourself and it'll be ghetto land. But I think that's brilliant." - Scarlett Alice Johnson

"This is what I think. You ca' have everything at once. Like the pockets in your clothes, there's a limit to how much we can have at once. There are times when to put something in your pocket, you have to throw something else away. You have to prioritize those decisions by yourself. There are things that you ca' get back once you"ve thrown them away." - Gackt

"Corporations are people, my friend ... of course they are. Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to the people. Where do you think it goes? Whose pockets? Whose pockets? People's pockets. Human beings, my friend." - Mitt Romney

"Any stimulus package amounts to taking money from the pockets of some Americans and placing it in the pockets of others who have better political connections." - Mona Charen

"The best reason to diminish social programs is not to put more money in people's pockets but to put more responsibility in people's pockets." - Mark Steyn

"I hate stuff in my pockets, can't stand it. I'll carry stuff in my hands rather than put it in my pockets." - Grant Achatz

"It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets." - Elizabeth Bowen

"Money is always there but the pockets change; it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money." - Gertrude Stein

"What do you think would happen if we kissed right here, right now?" he asks, digging his hands into the pockets of his khaki pants, grinning right back at me. "I think it would cause a riot." "Well, you know me," he says, lowering his head towards me. "Causing a riot is what I do best." Santangelo approaches before Griggs gets any closer and pulls him away. "Are you guys insane?" he says, irritated. "It's called peaceful coexistence, Santangelo. You should try it and if it works we may sell the idea to the Israelis and Palestinians," I say, throwing his own words back at him." - Melina Marchetta

"Wraith shoved his hands in his jeans' pockets. "How long before we consider you overdue and mount a rescue party?" "Never." Reaver shrugged into his shirt. "If I don't come back, it is because I'm either dead or in a situation that's too dangerous to get me out of." "Oh," Sin said brightly-and sarcastically. "You mean like the situation Harvester is in." Seminus demons were annoying no matter what gender. "Yes. Like that." She punched him lightly in the shoulder. "Good. Glad we're clear. Try to come back soon or we'll come after you." - Larissa Ione

"He's the only man I ever knew who had rubber pockets so he could steal soup." - Wilson Mizner

"Christmas is a poor excuse every 25th of December to pick a man's pockets." - Charles Dickens

"It's vital to have your own space so you aren't constantly in each other's pockets." - Michael Caine

"When you buy a jacket, it's important the pockets are big enough for a paperback!" - Daniel Pennac

"The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief's face." - Juvenal

"Lay me down Let the only sound Be the overflow Pockets full of stones" - Florence Welch

"I saw a startling sight today, a politician with his hands in his own pockets." - Mark Twain

"One had to build shelters. One had to make pockets and live inside them." - Lorrie Moore

"Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"When you buy a jacket, it's important the pockets are big enough for a paperback!" - Daniel Pennac

"Its diamonds in your pockets one week, macaroni and cheese the next." - Jolene Blalock

"Love is a naked child: do you think he has pockets for money?" - Ovid

"It's so cold here in Washington, D.C., that politicians have their hands in their own pockets." - Bob Hope

"A wealthy traveller fears an ambush, while one with empty pockets journeys on in safety." - Ovid

"I carried $5000 when I went to Washington. I returned with barely $90 in our pockets." - Andrew Jackson

"You can't take it with you. There are no pockets in a shroud." - Elsie de Wolfe

"You owe it to everyone you love to find pockets of tranquility in your busy world." - Georges Bernanos

"The psychoanalysts pick our dreams as if they were our pockets." - Karl Kraus

"Fashions come and fashions go, but pockets are usually the same. There's little change in them." - Sam Ewing

"Our job as marketers and leaders, is to create vibrant pockets, not to hunt for mass." - Seth Godin

"If you really want your kids to fly, you don't put stones in their pockets." - Michele Norris

"I think every metropolitan city has its pockets of - that's what makes them great." - Patricia Clarkson

"I always wanted to be a basketball player until I discovered Pizza Pockets." - Boi-1da

"When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets." - Proverbs

"You put your eyes in your pockets and your nose on the ground." - Bob Dylan

"Cargo pants freak me out. Too many pockets. I always forget where my wallet is." - Matthew Gray Gubler

"I don't want people in China to have deep pockets but shallow minds." - Jack Ma

"A man's looks are measured by the depth of his pockets." - Elizabeth Aston

"If you live in each other's pockets long enough, you're related." - Jodi Picoult

"The day I leave the power, inside my pockets will only be dust." - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar

"Privatizing Social Security will take dollars out of young folks' pockets." - Max Baucus

"We must look after our own before lining the pockets of overseas countries and investors." - Pauline Hanson

"The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face." - Juvenal

"It's diamonds in your pockets one week, macaroni and cheese the next." - Jolene Blalock

"If a pickpocket meets a Holy Man, he will see only His pockets." - Baba Hari Dass

"Every night empty your mind of unhappy thoughts as you empty your pockets and come alive." - Norman Vincent Peale

"If it wasn't for pick-pockets I'd have no sex life at all." - Rodney Dangerfield

"The last suit that you wear, you don't need any pockets." - Wayne Dyer

"It's still possible to find pockets of old Dublin - but its becoming more and more rarified." - Anjelica Huston

"When one has a great deal to put into it a day has a hundred pockets." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"going back and forth, back and forth, getting nowhere" - Gary Soto

"Take it back, Ed. Take it all back." - Daniel Handler

"Kosovians can move back in." - George W Bush

"I could make you read the entire quadrant exposition again...BACK TO BACK TO BACK TO BACK." - Andrew Hussie

"I'd like my life back." - Tony Hayward

"The Queen Seeker was back!" - Maria V. Snyder

"Courage! Do not fall back." - Joan Of Arc

"I'm broke and I'm back." - John Riggins

"Lying rides upon debt's back." - Benjamin Franklin

"Yes! The Tommo is back!" - Louis Tomlinson

"I want my money back!" - Margaret Thatcher

"I want my Canada back!" - Justin Trudeau

"I've never really looked back." - Diane Keaton

"We can never go back." - Jeff Sessions

"Back in the Saddle Again." - Gene Autry

"Welcome back, my filthy pigeons." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my naughty monkeys." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my naughty donkeys." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my naughty penguins." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my frisky badgers" - Craig Ferguson

"Win back America for God." - Katherine Harris

"There is no turning back." - Hugo Chavez

"I don't like looking back." - Tommy Shaw

"I got my own back." - Maya Angelou

"Leeds is quite laid-back." - Matthew Lewis

"I want my name back." - Richard Jewell

"I thought the earth remembered me, she took me back so tenderly, arranging her dark skirts, her pockets full of lichens and seeds. I slept as never before, a stone on the river bed, nothing between me and the white fire of the stars but my thoughts, and they floated light as moths among the branches of the perfect trees. All night I heard the small kingdoms breathing around me, the insects, and the birds who do their work in the darkness. All night I rose and fell, as if in water, grappling with a luminous doom. By morning I had vanished at least a dozen times into something better." - Mary Oliver

"Governments don't want a population capable of critical thinking, they want obedient workers, people just smart enough to run the machines and just dumb enough to passively accept their situation.You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land. They own, and control the corporations. They've long since bought, and paid for the Senate, the Congress, the state houses, the city halls, they got the judges in their back pockets and they own all the big media companies, so they control just about all of the news and information you get to hear." - George Carlin

"To call it an anticlimax would be an insult not only to climaxes but to prefixes. It's a crummy secret, about one step up the ladder of narrative originality from It Was All a Dream. It's so witless, in fact, that when we do discover the secret, we want to rewind the film so we don't know the secret anymore. And then keep on rewinding, and rewinding, until we're back at the beginning, and can get up from our seats and walk backward out of the theater and go down the up escalator and watch the money spring from the cash register into our pockets." - Roger Ebert

"Many of us have a tendency to deny any negative feelings. We judge them as "bad" or "unenlightened" when, in fact, they are our stepping stone to enlightenment. Our so-called negative feelings or attitudes are really parts of ourselves that need recognition, love, and healing. Not only is it safe and healthy to acknowledge and accept all of our feelings and beliefs, it is necessary, if we are to get in touch with the fears and pockets of blocked energy that are holding us back from what we want." - Shakti Gawain

"My tax plan will cut taxes for 95 percent of workers, because we need to put money back into the pockets of struggling middle-class families and close the egregious tax loopholes that have exploded over the last eight years. My plan eliminates capital gains taxes entirely for the small businesses and start-ups that are the backbone of our economy, as opposed to John McCain's plan, which would tax these businesses. John McCain is running to serve out a third Bush term. But the truth is, when it comes to taxes, that's not being fair to George Bush." - Barack Obama

"Lean Pockets, I don't even wanna know what's in those. I wonder what the directions are on a box of Lean Pockets: 'Remove from box, place directly in toilet.' Flush Pocket!" - Jim Gaffigan

"What a sense of possession, of confidence, it gave one to have pockets, to shove one's fists into them, as if in simply owning pockets one owned riches, owned independence." - Anita Desai

"A lawyer one day spoke to him [Mark Twain] with his hands in his pockets. 'Is it not a curious sight to see a lawyer with his hands in his own pockets?' remarked the humorist in his quiet drawl." - Mark Twain

"No one in the corner got a bop like this/ 'don't wear skinny jeans coz my knots so thick/ No one in the coner got pockets like this/ so I rock ROC jeans coz my pockets so thick..." - Jay-Z

"We need a coat with two pockets. In one pocket there is dust, and in the other pocket there is gold. We need a coat with two pockets to remind us who we are." - Parker J. Palmer

"There are pockets of great food in Spain, but there are also pockets of very mediocre food in Spain, and the same in Morocco and the same in Croatia and the same in Germany and the same in Austria." - Mario Batali

"Always a chancer, always lucky, he'd fall into a river and come out dry, with fish in his pockets." - Cecelia Ahern

"We have the words in our pockets, obscure directions. The old ones have taken away the light of their presence...." - Denise Levertov

"My preference is for prose with more silence in it, language that contains more pockets of strangeness." - Anthony Doerr

"The thought has cheered me, and I'd like to hang onto that. Must protect my little pockets of happiness." - Sara Gruen

"Litigation: A form of hell whereby money is transferred from the pockets of the proletariat to that of lawyers." - Kin Hubbard

"January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead." - Colette

"But he kept finding new pockets of shallow inside himself. He kept finding new ways to betray her." - Rainbow Rowell

"During the scrimmage, Tarkanian paced the sideline with his hands in his pockets while biting his nails." - Jerry Tarkanian

"Every jacket I make has interior pockets big enough to store a book and a sandwich and a passport." - Rick Owens

"Success is like a ladder and no one has ever climbed a ladder with their hands in their pockets." - Zig Ziglar

"If teardrops were pennies and heartaches were gold, I'd have all the treasures my pockets could hold." - Dolly Parton

"It was Saturday night and I was feelin kinda funny, Gold around my neck, pockets full of money." - Schoolly D

"There are little pockets of old time in London, where things and places stay the same, like bubble in amber." - Neil Gaiman

"People find gold in fields, veins, river beds, and pockets. Whichever, it takes work to get it out." - Art Linkletter

"When someone with a rural accent says, "I don't know much about politics," zip up your pockets." - Donald Rumsfeld

"The casinos are walking out of states with at least $1 billion in their pockets to Las Vegas" - John Warren Kindt

"May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, May good luck pursue you each morning and night." - Saying

"And yes I'm living slick and my pockets are thick,I need surgery to get chicks removed from my dick." - Big L

"Besides hot pockets keeps introducing new products every 10 minutes so I always have new stuff on the topic." - Jim Gaffigan

"He who fills His pockets with the Rocks of Misdeeds shall surely sink in the River of Good Fortune." - Jim Davis



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