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Being Over It Quotes


"Surviving means being born over and over." - Erica Jong

"Surviving meant being born over and over." - Erica Jong

"If I am occasionally a little over-dressed, I make up for it by being always immensely over-educated." - Oscar Wilde

"There is no relief at it being over. There is the joy of winning it." - Steffi Graf

"Being comfortable is over-rated." - Clint Eastwood

"I got over being embarrassed." - Mike Shinoda

"A poem may be worked over once it is in being, but may not be worried into being." - Robert Frost

"Why would you choose being bitter over choosing to make music? Being bitter is gross. It doesn't amount to anything." - Josh Homme

"The human being receives the pleasure from music, not from the argument over what it is." - Ornette Coleman

"Dying is something you have no control over. Why waste your life being afraid of it?" - Saul Williams

"It is not abstinence from pleasures that is best, but mastery over them without being worsted." - Aristippus

"School is school-she wants it to be over, but she's afraid of it being over, because then she'll have to figure out what comes next." - David Levithan

"Getting angry over something that won't change is like seeing what happens if you hit your hand with a hammer over and over again, and being surprised each time when it hurts. So you might as well stop doing it." - Mercedes Lackey

"Being unique is highly over rated." - Rob Payne

"Being normal is grossly over-rated." - Andrew Wommack

"If you can't take responsibility for your own well-being, you will never take control over it." - Jennifer Hudson

"If you ca' take responsibility for your own well-being, you will never take control over it." - Jennifer Hudson

"I find to my astonishment that an unhappy marriage goes on being unhappy when it is over." - Rebecca West

"Dont worry, Roza, I'm not afraid. I'll take whatever heat they give me over being with you. It's worth it." - Richelle Mead

"being with someone for over a year can mean that you love them ... but it can also mean you're trapped." - David Levithan

"being with someone for over a year can mean that you love them ... but it can also mean you're trapped." - David Levithan

"I just let the pain take over, allowing it to numb the pain of being left behind." - Jessica Sorensen

"You're working on your relationship, versus being worked over by it, only when you're joined in the effort." - Alan Robert Neal

"being with someone for over a year can mean that you love them ... but it can also mean you're trapped." - David Levithan

"A reasonable amount of fleas is good for a dog; it keeps him from brooding over being a dog." - Edward Noyes Westcott

"Knowledge of the name gives him who knows it mastery even over the being and will of the god." - Ernst Cassirer

"When you visualize the recent past, do you see it as being somewhere over on the left?" - George Carlin

"It's a funny feeling, being suddenly airborne. Just as you realize it, it's over, and you're sinking." - Sarah Dessen

"It sounded like a piece of blackboard being dragged over the nails of a wall of severed fingers." - Neil Gaiman

"You know, I did not like being famous. It was a stressful and ugly time, and I'm glad it's over." - Diablo Cody

"The law was given to drive us to despair over the hopelessness of ever being able to keep it." - Hal Lindsey

"I think being a Catholic made me a better person. It taught me how to choose good over evil, and how to be a more caring human being." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb." - Yul Brynner

"I am practicing being kind over being right." - Matthew Quick

"It ain't over 'till it's over." - Yogi Berra

"When something is over, it is over..." - Norman Lear

"It ain't over 'til it's over." - Yogi Berra

"It ain't over till it's over." - Yogi Berra

"Being on stage is magic. There's nothing like it. You feel the energy of everybody who's out there. You feel it all over your body. When the lights hit you, it's all over, I swear it is." - Michael Jackson

"We value... fantasy over dreams, fiction over truth, being served over serving, answering over questioning, speaking over listening, and coercion over leadership." - Alan Robert Neal

"The proof of a thing's being right is that it has power over the heart; that it excites us, wins us, or helps us." - John Ruskin

"The worst thing about being a great power is when you're not one any more. It takes centuries to get over it." - Ben Elton

"[Sex] is of real interest to every human being and so why gloss over it, and it's fun, it's interesting, it has so many dimensions." - Khushwant Singh

"It was really cool being out on the road and doing school with my tutor over Skype or on the phone, but it can definitely be difficult." - Jackson Guthy

"I've watched 'Being There' over 50 times, and every time I watch it, I love every frame. I just wish I had directed it myself." - Brett Ratner

"I definitely think it opened doors for me and what was so fantastic about 'Downton' being showed over in the States, was that it helped get me noticed." - Rose Leslie

"Being in The Beatles was a short, incredible period of my life. I had 22 years leading up to it, and it was all over eight years later." - Ringo Starr

"Everybody just uses the one-move rule without realising when it is too late to actually move and cross over and when it is actually being dangerous." - Jacques Villeneuve

"It is better that a man should tyrannize over his bank balance than over his fellow-citizens and whilst the former is sometimes denounced as being but a means to the latter, sometimes at least it is an alternative." - John Maynard Keynes

"Talking about someone who makes you happy actually makes you happy. Being happy makes you want to talk, to go over everything, to share it so you can remember it all over again." - Elizabeth Scott

"It is better that a man should tyrannise over his bank balance than over his fellow-citizens and whilst the former is sometimes denounced as being but a means to the latter, sometimes at least it is an alternative." - John Maynard Keynes

"I am a ham. I've no business being rock 'n' roll. I've said it over and over again that I'm a classical composer, dishevelling my personality by dabbling in rock 'n' roll." - John Cale

"Being Tigerstar's son has meant I've had to win the trust of every ThunderClan cat over and over. So I know how frustrating it is when you have to prove something that shouldn't need proving." - Erin Hunter

"I felt amazed at the choosing one had to do, over and over a million times daily-choosing love, then choosing it loving and being in love could be so different." - Sue Monk Kidd

"That's what I think is the biggest challenge, is just being still and learning how to just be present in that stillness and not over do it, not over act." - Andy Serkis

"Me, I want to bloody kick this moronic bloody world in the bloody teeth over and over till it bloody understands that not hurting people is ten bloody thousand times more bloody important than being right." - David Mitchell

"The heaviest snowfall in over 60 years is being reported in Beijing, China. To give you an idea of how bad it is, the army is now using snowplows to run over dissidents." - Jay Leno

"A life being enacted onstage is a thing of utter fascination for me. And acting, it may begin out of vanity, but you hope that it's taken over by something else. I hope I've climbed over the vanity hurdle." - Joseph Wiseman

"No technique is possible when men are free.... Technique requires predictability and, no less, exactness of prediction. It is necessary, then, that technique prevail over the human being." - Jacques Ellul

"I love competition. I thrive on it. I love being able to win the room over before even walking through the door." - Kellan Lutz

"A nervous breakdown waits around the corner for anyone who lets himself wallow in bitterness. Little by little, it takes over your whole being." - Mariama Ba

"I heard a bird congratulating itself all day for being a jay. Nobody cared. But it was glad all over again, and said so, again." - William Stafford

"This is an exercise in power - the power of mind over matter. If you don't mind being inadequate, it doesn't matter." - Robert Fulghum

"Life is flying by. You don't have time to waste another minute being negative, offended or bitter. If someone did you wrong, get over it and move forward." - Joel Osteen

"You need a balance in life between dealing with whats going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over." - Nigella Lawson

"I've grown used to being lonely over the years, so I don't seek to change it. But aren't there many people who are lonely?" - Sally Field

"It is very different when you age. The things that are significant, or what drives you, or the physical experience of being driven, changes over time." - Kiki Smith

"The way that being on the job works on your adrenaline highs and the crashes that come after the adrenaline highs. It really takes over your life." - Mireille Enos

"It sounds like I'm always being facetious. That's why I never get voice over work. 'You sound like you hate the product.'" - Janeane Garofalo

"I think faith can be anything. It can be believing in yourself, or if you believe there's a higher being that's watching over you." - Miley Cyrus

"But adulthood," continued the barely twentysomething, "doesn't give you power over what matters most. It doesn't protect you from pain, loss, fate. That's part of being human." - Cynthia Leitich Smith

"If you're 28 and singing about being over the hill, you're pretending. When you're 67 and singing about it, you know what you're talking about." - Loudon Wainwright Iii

"All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger. It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization." - Gerald Durrell

"Every year is filled with good times and fights and struggles and misunderstandings. All of it adds up to being in a band over a long time." - Stone Gossard

"You need a balance in life between dealing with what's going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over." - Nigella Lawson

"My appearance has changed a lot over the years, but it has far more to do with how I feel about being a woman." - Emma Thompson

"I love competition.And I thrive on it. I love being able to win the room over before even walking through the door." - Kellan Lutz

"Give us being and feeling over having any day." - Mireille Guiliano

"I have seen people rude by being over-polite." - Michel De Montaigne

"Everyone should have the opportunity of not being over-influenced." - Charles Ives

"Sleep is over rated, then again so is being awake." - Dov Davidoff

"I miss being fawned over by restaurateurs and chefs." - Toby Young

"I love being at home, having friends over." - Cote De Pablo

"I love being home. I have friends that come over." - Jennifer Aniston

"Kids think of us as being totally over the hill." - Thurston Moore

"The only way to atone for being occasionally a little over-dressed is by being always absolutely over-educated." - Oscar Wilde

"You would see people going back to homes that had been burned, putting thatch over their structures again. They still couldn't leave the area without the danger of men being killed or women being raped, but it was a start." - Nicholas D Kristof

"The long, long road over the moors and up into the forest - who trod it into being first of all? Man, a human being, the first that came here. There was no path before he came." - Knut Hamsun

"A theater is being given over to market forces, which means that a whole generation that should be able to do theater as well as see it is being completely deprived" - Vanessa Redgrave

"Being creative is having something to sell, or knowing how to sell something, or having sold something. It has taken over what we used to mean by being "wised up" knowing the tricks, the shortcuts." - Pauline Kael

"I think what's happening is, it's all - fantasy, science fiction, ghosts, trolls, whatever - finally being called, being admitted to be literature. The way it used to be, before the Realists and the bloody Modernists took over." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting. A poem may be worked over once it is in being, but may not be worried into being." - Robert Frost

"A theater is being given over to market forces, which means that a whole generation that should be able to do theater as well as see it is being completely deprived." - Vanessa Redgrave

"The hardest part of it was really being away from my family - I have two small children. Last year I took over 20 business trips, so being away from them was hard." - James Daly

"I believe excellence is being able to perform at a high level over and over." - Jay-Z

"I've said this over and over again, but I love being in a band." - Ringo Starr

"Yes... it wasn't over, it still isn't over." - Nicholas Sparks

"Philosophy springs from the love of being; it is man's loving endeavor to perceive the order of being and attune himself to it. Gnosis desires dominion over being; in order to seize control of being the Gnostic constructs his system. The building of systems is a gnostic form of reasoning, not a philosophical one." - Eric Voegelin

"After directing the first film it feels kind of tricky being back to being in front of the camera, because I've always got one eye over there, kind of thinking of what they are doing, and how the shot is being composed. I think it takes a couple of films to just get back to just being an actor." - Denzel Washington

"Joy cannot be pursued. It comes from within. It is a state of being. It does not depend on circumstances, but triumphs over circumstances. It produces a gentleness of spirit and a magnetic personality." - Billy Graham

"When I worked on an erotic shoot... I shot digitally. It helped the models get into it because they could come over and see what was happening. It was the closest to being sexual, because it was a participatory experience." - Rankin

"Even a dog distinguishes between being stumbled over and being kicked." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Even a dog knows the difference between being kicked and being stumbled over." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Stop being perfect, because obsessing over being perfect stops you from growing." - Brad Pitt

"I'll take being on Baywatch over being Prom Queen any day." - Brande Roderick

"Over, over, there is a soft place in my heart for all that is over, no, for the being over, words have been my only loves, not many." - Samuel Beckett

"The battle was first waged over the right of the Negro to be classed as a human being with a soul; later, as to whether he had sufficient intellect to master even the rudiments of learning; and today it is being fought out over his social recognition." - James Weldon Johnson

"All love gets over, and we must get over it." - Daniel Handler

"Doing the same character over and over, it gets boring." - Denis Leary

"I used to listen to Judy Garland all the time - I love Judy Garland and her music. But I started to realize that if you keep singing like that, singing songs of being victimized by love over and over and over again, it can't help but have a profound effect on your life." - Diane Keaton

"The essence of dramatic form is to let an idea come over people without it being plainly stated. When you say something directly, it's simply not as potent as it is when you allow people to discover it for themselves." - Stanley Kubrick

"That was the thing. You never got used to it, the idea of someone being gone. Just when you think it's reconciled, accepted, someone points it out to you, and it just hits you all over again, that shocking." - Sarah Dessen

"Being is desirable because it is identical with Beauty, and Beauty is loved because it is Being. We ourselves possess Beauty when we are true to our own being; ugliness is in going over to another order; knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly." - Plotinus

"Think it over, think it under." - A A Milne

"They say that Japan's rigorous building codes and regulations saved thousands of lives over there. Or, as Republicans here saw it, it 'fostered a socialist, anti-business environment that's worse than being dead.'" - Bill Maher

"Baseball has so much history and tradition. You can respect it, or you can exploit it for profit, but it's still being made all over the place, all the time." - Michael Lewis

"How nice it would be to be dead if only we could know we were dead. That is what I hate, the not being able to turn round in the grave and to say It is over." - Edward Thomas

"Walking down Belmotte was the oddest sensation- every step took us deeper into the mist until at last it closed over our heads. It was like being drowned in the ghost of water." - Dodie Smith

"Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved. As far as an amiable disposition and powers of entertainment make you so, it is a happiness; but if there is one grain of plausibility, it is poison." - Margaret Fuller

"If the grain of wheat could know fear, it would be paralyzed with anxiety at the thought of being dropped in the ground, covered over, put out of sight, doomed to inactivity, yet what a glorious harvest awaits it!" - Fred Rogers

"For business to survive over a long period, it needs to be contributing to society and people's well-being. Otherwise, who's going to want it? Otherwise you end up like Enron or some of these other companies." - Charles Koch

"I can't stand it. I can't stand someone being embarrassed. I don't know why. If someone slips over and the first thing they do is look around, I pretend I haven't seen it." - Ricky Gervais

"On being shown a relic said to be a bone of St. Elizabeth, he (Sigismund) turned it over and remarked that it could just as well be that of a dead cobbler." - Barbara Tuchman

"I do need to explore my faith, because it has got lost over the years and it has been kind of tainted through experience. But I also know it's enriched my life, my dad being a Catholic." - Johnny Vegas

"I've read all the 'Game of Thrones' books many times over, so I sometimes find it easier being on set, because it can be hard to get out of character." - Emilia Clarke

"Over time, a successful company will acquire much in the way of resources and momentum, and these things often insulate it from reality once it has stopped being successful." - Gary Hamel

"I am very old-fashioned about marriage. It is for life and I mean it. I always knew that when I met the right girl, the life I had before - being single, in a band, girls everywhere - would be over." - Gary Numan

"I don't get my bliss by listening over and over to people in the street thinking, "Boy, is it that good?" Even though every time I hear it that's what I think. But I get it in human situations. There is this little voice that is going, "The reason you're able to enjoy your life now is that you made it in rock'n'roll and people are giving you free visas all over the place. Dude, you are being spoiled"." - Iggy Pop

"My conception around being a woman in 2016 has definitely been shifting over the past year, because I feel like I'm proud of womanhood, and I feel attached to it, and at the same time I'm someone who doesn't believe in having a gender binary, and so often times I separate those two concepts in my mind - the concept of being a woman and the concept of being a girl or being female, being kind of attached to a certain gender identity." - Amandla Stenberg

"We continue to receive reports that the morale of some elements is being damaged, .. They are being affected by the impunity with which NATO aircraft can operate over Kosovo and Serbia, the accuracy and the growing knowledge.. of deployed locations. In summary, NATO has eroded the capability of Milosevic's war machine and it is being further reduced as each day goes by." - John Day

"I did a lot of work with myself over the course of being pregnant and the first few months of being pregnant. It's nice, the pace of being pregnant; it gives you a long time to not just germinate a baby but germinate the mother that you're gonna be." - Ani Difranco

"... happy husbands and wives can hear each other say the same thing over and over again without being tired." - George Eliot

"The pain of being in a bad relationship is confusing. When it's over - it's over. No more confusion!" - Greg Behrendt

"Sitting in a room being forced to listen to 'The Chanukah Song' over and over." [on his idea of Hell]" - Adam Sandler

"All over the world, the nativist perspective is being privileged over those who are more recent arrivals." - Mohsin Hamid

"So many films end up being filmed in London or in the same places over and over again." - Alice Lowe

"Two business women can 'make a home' together without either one being over-burdened or over-bored. It is because they both know how and both feel responsible. But it is a rare man who can marry one of them and continue the home-making partnership." - Crystal Eastman

"[American family court] is a system that is corrupt on his best day. It is like being tied to the back of a pickup truck and dragged down a gravel late at night. No one can hear your cries and complaints and it is not over until they say it's over." - Alec Baldwin

"Well, for me, the real excitement of doing physical things in films, whether you're talking about a fight scene or a stunt sequence or even a love scene, for that matter, is by necessity it has to be choreographed very much like a dance. That being said, you have to rehearse it over and over again and find a mathematical precision." - Benjamin Bratt

"Being diagnosed with cancer really opened my eyes to the fact anyone can have it and that even though we think we have control over everything in our lives, we don't." - Sheryl Crow

"what's the good of having news an' ye must coop it? It's like cold veal pie upon the chest for supper, the same being over old, under done, and dry o' gravy." - Mabel Osgood Wright

"I'm a very pragmatic soul. I'm part of the business and I'm a bit of a cynic when it comes to being an over-believer in spiritual or in paranormal matters." - Jane Anderson

"It just goes to show that what one person considers a "bad attitude" might actually just be total frustration over being pushed beyond the brink of one's mental and physical endurance." - Meg Cabot

"Punk to me was a form of free speech. It was a moment when suddenly all kinds of strange voices that no reasonable person could ever have expected to hear in public were being heard all over the place." - Greil Marcus

"It seemed she was in a cathedral-if, that is, the earth itself were to dream a cathedral into being over thousands of years of water weeping through stone." - Laini Taylor

"This is never going to be over," I shout. "Someone will always be after me. There's always consequences. Well, BRING IT. I am done with being afraid, and I am done with you." - Holly Black

"You'll always have to fight for what you want. Definitely crossing over and being able to tackle these grittier parts was a challenge, but I feel like I've done it! It's a whole new chapter." - Vanessa Hudgens

"Rhode Island has become a second home to me after being involved in its cultural life for over 61 years. I look upon it as a privilege to be inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame." - George Wein

"The Art of Being: A state of wholeness in which the mind functions freely and easily, without the sensation of a second mind or ego standing over it with a club." - Alan Watts

"Tell me that you refuse to allow me to be so stupid. Tell me that you will not tolerate this relationship being over just when it was on the verge of really taking off." - Freya North



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