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Called My Name Quotes


"My wife." "By what name is she called, Kincaid?" "Mine." - Julie Garwood

"The name Sissy came because my brothers called me that." - Sissy Spacek

"I don't know why people called me Tom. My name is THUMB." - Thom Yorke

"I have called you by name, you are mine... you are precious in my sight." - Isaiah

"I've always been called 'Suki,' but my actual first name is Alice." - Suki Waterhouse

"In school, nobody could pronounce my name. They just called me Rocky." - Raquel Welch

"I've always maintained my name will not define my films, my films will define my name. But I wish I was called Steve, or something else." - Mcg

"Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been; I am also called No-more, Too-late, Farewell." - Dante Gabriel Rossetti

"My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip." - Charles Dickens

"My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip." - Charles Dickens

"Shakespeare's last play was called The Tempest. It wasn't called just plain Tempest. The name of my record is just plain Tempest. It's two different titles," - Bob Dylan

"My Sims family is called the Cholly family. I don't know why I picked that name, it's kinda of random." - Gerard Way

"I have heard the big music and I'll never be the same something so pure just called my name." - Mike Scott

"I don't know how the 'Richie' started. My name is Richard, and they called me Dick in the minor leagues." - Richie Allen

"Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time." - Aulus Gellius

"I was called Kit from day one; really, I only found out my name was Christopher when I was 11." - Kit Harington

"Actually, I was born Adam Zachary Orth. Zak is short for my middle name. I was never called Adam." - Zak Orth

"It's my real name. My mother's name is Rose Rock. It was the worst name as a kid to have. They called me Piece of the Rock, Plymouth Rock, Joe Rockid, and Flintstones. Now they call me Mister Rock." - Chris Rock

"A name? Oh, Jesus Christ. Ah, God, I've been called by a million names all my life. I don't want a name. I'm better off with a grunt or a groan for a name." - Bernardo Bertolucci

"Tuppence was what my grandmother nicknamed my mother, so she gave it to me. My sister is called Angel, and my brother was going to be called Bubba or Sonny, until they let me and my sister name him Josh." - Tuppence Middleton

"Probably a dozen times since their death I've heard my mother or father, in an ordinary conversational tone of voice, call my name. They had called my name often during my life with them ... It doesn't seem strange to me." - Carl Sagan

"I'm coming out with my line of shoes and my very first shoe is called 'The Nethia.' How we came up with the name is that my legal name is Linnethia and we shortened it." - Nene Leakes

"My real name is Mica, spelled with a C. My dad is called Michael. He wanted me to be called Michael but my mother said over her dead body. She wasn't into the whole junior thing." - Mika

"Then love knew it was called love. And when I lifted my eyes to your name, suddenly your heart showed me my way" - Pablo Neruda

"I get called 'Memphis Eve,' but my first name is Eve. I know Memphis is in there somewhere, but on my passport I'm 'Eve Sunny Day Hewson." - Eve Hewson

"People ask if my parents are hippies, but they're actually very conservative. A girl called Rebel sang at their wedding, and that's where my name came from." - Rebel Wilson

"And enough for me that when my hand touched your shoulder, you leaned on me; and when you felt me slip away, you called my name." - Orson Scott Card

"I get called 'Memphis Eve,' but my first name is Eve. I know Memphis is in there somewhere, but on my passport I'm 'Eve Sunny Day Hewson.'" - Eve Hewson

"I've actually tasted the beer; it's quite nice. It's called Samuel Smith, which is my actual name. It's good beer. Maybe that's my favorite." - Sam Smith

"My name is Legion." - Bible

"I called my cat William because no shorter name fits the dignity of his character. Poor old man, he has fits now, so I call him Fitz-William." - Josh Billings

"When they called my name, I had this feeling I could hear half of America going, 'Oh no. Come on... Her, again?' You know. But, whatever." - Meryl Streep

"The problem with having so many people call me by nicknames was that when someone called me by my actual name, it usually meant something serious was happening." - Richelle Mead

"From my perspective it matters what we do, not what we say. It mattered that we got Bin Laden, not the name we called him." - Hillary Clinton

"The moment my name was called [Africa's Footballer of the Year] was truly overwhelming and I was about to scream with joy." - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

"I couldn't bear to have people mispronounce my name. But the person I was was this person who was called Chloe." - Toni Morrison

"Everyone has always called me by my last name. Once people get to know me, they don't call me Sara anymore." - Sara Canning

"My hometown is called La Spezia. The name actually translates into 'the spies,' so it's sort of perfect for 'Marco Polo.' It's in the north of Italy." - Lorenzo Richelmy

"I was named after my mother, but it would have been too confusing to have the same name around the house, so I got called Bunny. It was a cute little name, and it stuck with me." - Bunny Yeager

"I changed my name when I was about twelve because I didn't like being called Sue or Susie. I felt I needed a longer name because I was so tall. So what happened? Now everyone calls me Sig or Siggy." - Sigourney Weaver

"He would forget everybody's name, so everybody was called 'Pops'." - Helen Forrest

"The first time I was in his office was when they called me in to tell me they had changed my name. I had a feeling that if I'd gone along with the name they'd chosen, I'd never be seen again. I'd be swallowed up by that name, because it was a false name: Kit Marlowe." - Kim Novak

"Abra was ready ere I called her name; And though I called another, Abra came." - Matthew Prior

"Capital' is not what capital is called, it is what its name is called." - Joan Robinson

"I called it ignose, not knowing which carbohydrate it was. This name was turned down by my editor. 'God-nose' was not more successful, so in the end 'hexuronic acid' was agreed upon. To-day the substance is called 'ascorbic acid' and I will use this name." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"I cried when I found out I was a finalist, I kind of went limp when they called my name. I felt like my spirit jumped out of my body, and I was just flesh - it was just amazing." - Naima Adedapo

"My son's full real name is Duncan Zowie Haywood. As a toddler he was called by his second name Zowie. But it was such an identifiable name during the Seventies that if I called him loudly in public places, everyone would turn to stare, so I started calling him Joey to take the pressure off. It has the same sound and number of syllables as Zowie. And Joe stuck for most of his childhood. Now he has reverted to his real name, Duncan. Haywood was my father's name." - David Bowie

"My name has zero value." - Colin Quinn

"The stage calls my name." - Keegan Allen

"Drumming is my middle name." - Ringo Starr

"I earned my famous name." - Brian Wilson

"I want my name back." - Richard Jewell

"People do come up to me quite a lot. I get called all of it. I rarely get called my name; it's usually "Hey, Dr. Edwards!" or "Algernon." The most common thing is, "You're the black doctor on that show!" I'll take any of it, because I've definitely been called much worse things." - Andre Holland

"Early in school, they called me 'the artist.' When teachers wanted things painted, they called upon me, they called upon 'the artist.' I am not saying that I learned my name, animals can learn their names, I am saying that they learned it." - Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

"Its really good to have so distinctive a name as an actress. No one ever forgets it. My sister and brother are called Perdita and Rollo. Actually, my family calls me Hollyhocks." - Honeysuckle Weeks

"There are a lot of ways to mispronounce my name. That is the least common I checked with my mother. In 50 years no one's ever called her Elsie Fag." - Barney Frank

"During my military service, I performed a sketch in which I played a flea called Max. So when critics kept misspelling my name, I decided to change it and thought, 'Ah! Max!'" - Max Von Sydow

"It's really good to have so distinctive a name as an actress. No one ever forgets it. My sister and brother are called Perdita and Rollo. Actually, my family calls me 'Hollyhocks.'" - Honeysuckle Weeks

"My last name is Szekely. Sounds like Saykay. When I was a little kid I had an instructor in camp who called me Shnizneckely. He would make fun of my name and it hurt my feelings because I was a little pussy and I cried. He said, 'Well, how do you say it?' I said, Seekay. So he wrote 'C.K' on my jersey and everything. He made my name 'C.K' and I just stuck with it." - Louis C K

"I decided I was gonna call myself cause Gucci Mane cause that was my father's name. His nickname was Gucci Mane. That's what my grandmother called my father. People would call me Gucci Mane every now and then, but honestly, that was his name." - Gucci Mane

"My name sounds French but that's just a stage name." - Nina Simone

"My name is Mr. Fischer. What's your name?" - Joschka Fischer

"I hate my name. It's a stupid, horrible name." - Mcg

"'Vogue' is a bigger name than my name." - Carine Roitfeld

"My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That's what my parents called me. I also got 'Teddy Ruxpin' a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out 'James Franco' my junior year of high school, I didn't correct her." - James Franco

"And then came a time when I could no longer say 'We,' and I found myself in a lonesome land where no one remembered that I had ever been young, or called me by my given name." - Candace Wheeler

"I fell into that kiss like Alice into Wonderland, headfirst and flailing, heart pounding the whole time. The world spun around me and still I fell, and I only crashed down to earth again when someone called my name." - Rachel Vincent

"When I see throughout this book, called the Bible, a history of the grossest vices and a collection of the most paltry and contemptible tales and stories, I could not so dishonor my Creator by calling it by His name." - Thomas Paine

"For years, copying other people, I tried to know myself. From within, I couldn't decide what to do. Unable to see, I heard my name being called. Then I walked outside." - Rumi

"The most important thing of all is my parents were able to leave all four of their children better off than themselves. That story has a name, it's called the American dream." - Marco Rubio

"Jay Hov about to change my name to Jay Peso/but in a meantime called me William H though/ on a platium yamaha got the engine gunnin / throwin it up like liquor on an empty stomach." - Jay-Z

"Everything has changed for me since I've changed my name. It's one thing to be called Prince but it's better to actually be one. I have such a reverence for life." - Prince

"I was born William. My father was William. I came from a big family, I hated being called Billy. Willem's a nickname; it's a Dutch name, very common in the Netherlands." - Willem Dafoe

"The head of state Has called for me by name But I don't have time for him It's gonna be a glorious day I feel my luck could change" - Thom Yorke

"Since by the ordination of God I both am called and am Emperor of the Romans, in nothing but name shall I appear to be ruler if the control of the Roman city be wrested from my hands." - Frederick I Holy Roman E

"I still have in my memory, almost agonizing impressions of a serious illness which I had when I was about eight years old. Those about me called it scarlet fever, and its very name seemed to have a diabolical quality." - Pierre Loti

"There's a store in my neighborhood called Futon World. I like that name, 'Futon World.' Makes me think of a magical place that gets less and less comfortable over time." - Demetri Martin

"My parents went through the dictionary looking for a beautiful name, nearly called me Banyan, flicked on a few pages and came to China, which is cockney rhyming slang for mate." - China Mieville

"There was a best-selling book in the late '60s and '70s called 'The Adventurers' by Harold Robbins. The lead character's name was Dax. Anyone that's roughly my age that's named Dax is named from that book." - Dax Shepard

"I was the all-American face. You name it, honey - American Dairy Milk, Metropolitan Life insurance, McDonald's, Burger King. The Face That Didn't Matter - that's what I called my face." - Debra Winger

"My mom, God rest her soul - she liked nicknames. In the womb she named me Skip. There was another black guy in Piedmont, W.Va., and his name was Skip. They called him Big Skip, and I was Little Skip." - Henry Louis Gates

"I am and always will be an HRH. But out of personal choice I like to be called William because that is my name and I want people to call me William - for now." - Prince William

"At school I was called Fred, which is my middle name. At that time, Fred was considered to be a bit of a horrible name, so that's why. Otherwise, I was called Titchy because I was little. I was still only about 4ft something when I left school. I grew a foot under glass in my first year as a gardener. It's really quite amazing what sun and manure can do." - Alan Titchmarsh

"I made music with my friend, who we called Isabella Machine to which I was Florence Robot. When I was about an hour away from my first gig, I still didn't have a name, so I thought 'Okay, I'll be Florence Robot/Isa Machine', before realising that name was so long it'd drive me mad." - Florence Welch

"I've got to push everything out of mind save the name of Jesus. I say His name over and over again, for as long as fifteen minutes, until I find my soul suspended in what the ancient Celtic Christians called a "thin place"-a state where the boundary between heaven and earth, divine and human, dissolves. You could say that I use the name of Jesus as my koan." - Tony Campolo

"I am Ubik. Before the universe was, I am. I made the suns. I made the worlds. I created the lives and the places they inhabit; I move them here, I put them there. They go as I say, then do as I tell them. I am the word and my name is never spoken, the name which no one knows. I am called Ubik, but that is not my name. I am. I shall always be." - Philip K Dick

"I"ve got to push everything out of mind save the name of Jesus. I say His name over and over again, for as long as fifteen minutes, until I find my soul suspended in what the ancient Celtic Christians called a "thin place"-a state where the boundary between heaven and earth, divine and human, dissolves. You could say that I use the name of Jesus as my koan." - Tony Campolo

"When I heard the truth about my name was not Cassius Clay, like I knew a black man in America named John Hawkins. Now, you know who John Hawkins was.He was a slave trader from England. But the white people of that time, if one had five slaves and his name was Jones, they would be called Jones' property.Now that I'm free, now that I'm no longer a slave, then I want a name of my ancestors." - Muhammad Ali

"Isn't it interesting that in Acts 11, at the end of verse 26, it says, "The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch." What I find interesting is the simple thought that the Christians didn't name themselves. But rather, they were called (or named) "Christians" by those watching their lives. I wonder if it would be the same today. Could someone look at your life or look at my life and name me a Christian? A humbling thought for sure." - Chris Tomlin

"When I first got into this biz called show, I decided I was going to change my name, make it more Hollywood. And you know how you do that? You take your middle name and the first street that you ever lived on. So when I first started, I actually went by Sue Rural Route 2." - Bonnie McFarlane

"My friends back in Barcelona called me by that name (Picasso). It was stranger, more resonant, than "Ruiz." And those are probably the reasons I adopted it. Do you know what appealed to me about that name? Well, it was undoubtedly the double s, which is fairly unusual in Spain." - Pablo Picasso

"[My mother] called [my voice] the gift." - Johnny Cash

"They are called finishing-schools and the name tells accurately what they are. They finish everything." - Olive Schreiner

"You have to be able to step up when your name is called." - Ben Roethlisberger

"What ever crushes individuality is despotism, no matter what name it is called." - John Stuart Mill

"There's a name for people with an interest in the moon," Alex said. "They're called lunatics." - Anthony Horowitz

"More is required than a common last name to truly be called a family." - Wes Fesler

"We called him Barney for short. We couldn't use his real name, there wasn't time." - Mark Twain

"Space-time-causation, or name-and-form, is what is called Maya." - Swami Vivekananda

"Chavo or Kerwin White or whatever his name is! He called me stupid." - Maria Kanellis

"People called me the godmother of punk, but I never name myself anything." - Patti Smith

"What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism." - Desiderius Erasmus

"I know I've been called the Louis Vuitton Don ... I've been called a lot of names ... Due to what happened, so severely, when the red shoes hit the runway, I was forced to change my name to Martin Louis Vuitton the King, Jr. Address me as such." - Kanye West

"To pay for my father's funeral I borrowed money from people he already owed money to. One called him a nobody. No, I said, he was a failure. You can't remember a nobody's name, that's why they're called nobodies. Failures are unforgettable." - Philip Schultz

"There's a bar in Edinburgh called CC Bloom's. CC Bloom is the name of the character that Bette Midler played in Beaches. That is the gayest thing I have ever heard in my entire life. That place should just be called Fuck-Me-In-The-Ass Bar and Grill." - Margaret Cho

"I'm not called Jude Law, I have three names; I'm called 'Hunk Jude Law' or 'Heartthrob Jude Law'. In England anyway, that's my full name. That's the cheap language that's thrown around, that sums you up in one little bracket. It doesn't look at your life. But if one looks beyond, there is actually a little bit more." - Jude Law

"He raised an eyebrow. "You claim not to know me? Of course I'm Thoth. Also called Djehuti. Also called-" I [Sadie] stifled a laugh. "Ja-hooty?" Thoth looked offended. "In Ancient Egyptian, it's a perfectly fine name. The Greeks called me Thoth. Then later they confused me with their god Hermes. Even had the nerve to rename my sacred city Hermopolis, though we're nothing alike. Believe me, if you've ever met Hermes-" - Rick Riordan

"I wish my name was Tom Kite." - Ian Baker-Finch

"Rampant eclecticism is my middle name." - Linda Ronstadt

"Even my father's name is Sachin Tendulkar." - Sachin Tendulkar

"I want my name to mean me." - Mark Haddon

"I'm not Lisa, my name is Julie." - Jessi Colter

"Stubbornness should have been my middle name." - Martin Luther

"I don't need my name anywhere." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"My name means freedom [in Irish]." - Saoirse Ronan

"My name shall never be forgotten." - Ovid

"Tell the rabble my name is Cabell." - James Branch Cabell

"My name actually is Francesco Castaluccio." - Frankie Valli

"My name is more important than myself." - Pierre Cardin

"Snoop Scorsese, that's my director name." - Snoop Dogg

"My name is Bolt, Lightning Bolt." - Usain Bolt

"Changing my name was traumatic for me." - Eve Best

"I have to clear my name." - Heather Mills

"My name is not 'William Shatner.'" - Chris Pine

"I definitely don't Google my name." - Jessica Simpson

"My real last name is Galifianakisburg." - Zach Galifianakis

"Midnight on the water I saw the ocean's daughter Walking on a wave's chicane Staring as she called my name And I can't get it out of my head No, I can't get it out of my head Now my old world is gone for dead 'Cos I can't get it out of my head" - Jeff Lynne

"'Truly, truly, I tell you, if you ask anything of the Father in My Name, He will give it to you. Till now you have asked nothing in My Name; ask and you will receive, that your joy may be full' (Jn. 16:23). What a wonderful gift! It is a guarantee of unending, infinite blessings! It came from the lips of the unlimited God, clothed in limited humanity and called by the human name of Savior. The name by its exterior form is limited, but it represents an unlimited object, God, from Whom it borrows infinite, divine value or worth, the power and properties of God." - Ignatius Bryanchaninov

"W a gang member, and especially in a Latino gang, gets jumped in, and then he's given a name, and he has that name forever, but it's not so much the name as being called by name." - Greg Boyle

"I walked down my snow covered street. Out of habit I turned and checked for my footsteps. When I arrived at my building I looked for my name on the buzzers. And because I know that sometimes I see things that aren't there, after dinner I called Information to ask if I was listed.(25)" - Nicole Krauss

"As for my family, my father was Danel; he died as a mercenary in the southern wars," Han went on. "My mother's name was Sarah, called Sali, and my sister was Mari. They died last summer. But then, you already knew that. Every time you forget, I'll remind you. That's the blood sacrifice I made to be here, and that's enough." - Cinda Williams Chima

"It took me until my teenage years to realize that I was medicating with music. I was pushing back against my stupid school uniform, instructors who called me by my last name and my classmates, who, while friendly enough, were not at all inspiring." - Henry Rollins

"One of my favorites is one called 'Rory's Radio' that I wrote about my brother Jeff's best friend growing up - his name was Rory Dunigan. I dedicated my first record to my brother, who got killed in a car accident in 1999, and I really didn't have any songs on the first album about him, nothing on a personal note." - Ashton Shepherd

"My mom was a professional. My dad and mom met each other in a movie called 'New Faces of 1937.' My mom went under the name Thelma Leeds, and she did a few movies, and she was really a great singer, and when she married my dad and started to have a family, she sang at parties." - Albert Brooks

"From the time I was 3, I wanted to be a major-league player. To accomplish that at 35, get my name on my jersey, be in the clubhouse with major-league players, see my family for the first time in three months, be in my home state and pitch the day I got called up, was incredible." - Jim Morris

"When I got drafted I was sitting at home with my Mom watching the draft live on the internet when my name popped up on the screen. We both jumped up in joy and I immediately called my Dad who was out of town for work. Everyone was thrilled and then about 10 minutes late Matt Anderson (the Marlins scout who drafted me) called to give me the news as well and to start negotiating a contract." - Graham Taylor

"I called my training camp Fighter's Heaven" - Muhammad Ali

"My music was called plastic, antiseptic, placid." - Patti Page

"My profession is called record production." - Tony Visconti

"Here in Raine, I can walk with the sunlight on my face. I can speak to anyone who speaks to me. I can learn my daughter's language. I can be called the name I was given when I was born. Here I am no longer my own secret. Will you let me stay?" - Patricia A. McKillip

"There is a river in Macedon, and there is moreover a river in Monmouth. It is called Wye at Monmouth, but it is out of my prains what is the name of the other river; but 'tis all one, 'tis alike as my fingers is to my fingers, and there is salmons in both." - William Shakespeare

"I was called "T-Bow" but the people got it mixed up with "T-Bone." My name is Aaron Walker but "T-Bone" is catchy, people remember it. My auntie gave it to me when I was a kid. Mother's mother was a Cherokee Indian full blooded. There were sixteen girls and two boys in my mother's family, all dead but two." - T-Bone Walker

"From the time I started teaching, when I was 21, I've always signed my name Bob Knight. My college coach called me Bobby, still does. But I have never introduced myself to anybody in my adult life in any way other than, "I'm Bob Knight."" - Bobby Knight

"Technically, my first acting job was in one of my videos for a song called 'Retrospect For Life,' which Lauryn Hill directed and featured an actress by the name of N'bushe Wright, who played my girlfriend who was about to be pregnant. I remember being so nervous about it, but now I feel like I can conquer the world with it." - Common

"Luck is my middle name. Mind you, my first name is Bad." - Terry Pratchett

"I never had a penny to my name, so I changed my name." - Richard Prince

"My name is not 'The Best Player in Baseball.' My name is George Kenneth Griffey, Jr." - Ken Griffey, Jr.

"Sometimes I aid into the confusion by having my character's name be my name." - Mindy Kaling

"I am very proud of my name. My full name is Richard Treat Williams." - Treat Williams

"I took my son's name. I didn't take my husband's name." - Elizabeth Edwards



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