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Camp Quotes


"Summer camp: the second worst camp for Jews." - Sarah Silverman

"I didn't equate a POW camp with a concentration camp." - Larry Hovis

"Don't underestimate Camp Half-Blood." - Rick Riordan

"Camp is always all business." - Michael Strahan

"I escaped a North Korean prison camp" - Shindong

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

"I was my own buddy in camp." - Joan Rivers

"Leadership camp? Isn't that where Hitler went?" - George Carlin

"I went to this very disorganized Jewish summer camp in Maine called Camp Modin." - David Wain

"Use pain as a stepping stone, not a camp ground." - Alan Cohen

"There is no lake at Camp Green Lake." - Louis Sachar

"Just so you know, I've trusted you since camp." - Kim Harrison

"Just so you know, I"ve trusted you since camp." - Kim Harrison

"An ignorant doctor is the aide-de-camp of death." - Avicenna

"The idea of a concentration camp is excellent." - Joseph Stalin

"Guantanamo Bay isn't a prison, it's a leadership camp!" - Jon Stewart

"The pendulum is swinging back to the HD-DVD camp." - John Freeman

"I hate camping, but I love summer camp." - Zooey Deschanel

"Of course The Beach Boys will be camp." - Bruce Johnston

"No gassing took place in any camp on Germany soil." - Simon Wiesenthal

"Naked I seek the camp of those who desire nothing." - Horace

"I have a naturally camp sensibility and a camp sense of humour. I love the icons that gay people love." - Siobhan Fahey

"The whole point of Camp is to dethrone the serious. Camp is playful, anti-serious. More precisely, Camp involves a new, more complex relation to "the serious." One can be serious about the frivolous, frivolous about the serious." - Susan Sontag

"So, great. This is Camp...what do you call it? Camp Fish-Blood?" Aphros frowned. "I hope that was a joke. This is Camp __________." He made a sound that was a series of sonar pings and hisses." - Rick Riordan

"The whole point of Camp is to dethrone the serious. Camp is playful, anti-serious. More precisely, Camp involves a new, more complex relation to the serious. One can be serious about the frivolous, frivolous about the serious." - Susan Sontag

"You gotta love the names. They're so eager, earnest, and hopeful: Camp Prosperity, Camp Liberty, and Camp Victory are the names of just a few of the U.S. military bases in Baghdad." - Richard Engel

"I was a camp counselor for kids whose moms were on welfare, unfortunately, and right across the camp was the best, most pristine and preppy camp in the universe." - Harvey Weinstein

"But when we came out of camp, that's when I first realized that being in camp, that being Japanese-American, was something shameful." - George Takei

"I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are." - William Tecumseh Sherman

"Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp. I had so many different ideas swirling between culture and how to tie things together." - Ajay Naidu

"Men consort in camp and town But the poet dwells alone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"After a war, after a concentration camp, I find it's not too difficult to be happy." - Loudon Wainwright Iii

"Love rules the camp, the court, the grove - for love is Heaven, and Heaven is love." - Lord Byron

"I always did workshops. I would be at theater camp, doing shows, or after-school programs." - Ansel Elgort

"I've only been on one vacation ever. I just went to Acapulco before training camp." - Terrell Owens

"I train six to seven hours during the three separate sessions every day while in camp." - Diego Sanchez

"They know no country, own no lord, Their home the camp, their law the sword." - Silvio Pellico

"We are tenting tonight on the old camp ground, Give us a song to cheer." - Walter Kittredge

"To be in the weakest camp is to be in the strongest school." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Good faith and probity are rarely found among the followers of the camp." - Lucan

"There's no point in defending camp if you guys die. All our friends are here." - Rick Riordan

"It's nice for us to have a fresh face in the camp to bounce things off." - Lawrie Sanchez

"We people in camp are merely big children, wayward and changeable." - Rutherford B Hayes

"Book tours are like boot camp but with little sleep and less food." - Rita Mae Brown

"One must always be ready to change sides with justice, that fugitive from the winning camp." - Simone Weil

"The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter" - Henry David Thoreau

"A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room." - Robert Baden-Powell

"You win the fight in the training camp, not on the day of the fight." - Royce Gracie

"The tradition of the camp fire faces that of the pyramid." - Martin Buber

"Life is like a concentration camp... you can't leave without dying." - Woody Allen

"Can't wait to start camp on Monday. Feeling really hungry this year. Watch out world" - Tyson Fury

"Every power grab is the new base camp for the next power grab." - Mark Steyn

"You always are changed when you come back from summer camp." - Emma Stone

"In a way, I think Roxy Music is high camp, in a brilliant way." - Todd Haynes

"I don't really watch that much TV. I have training camp to worry about." - Raylee Johnson

"The International Monetary Fund is the watchdog of the dollar in the capitalist camp." - Che Guevara

"The rust of business is sometimes polished off in a camp; but never in a court." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor." - Jack Adams

"Hurrah Boys! Let's get these last few reds then head on back to camp. Hurrah!" - George Armstrong Custer

"If there was a Jane Austen camp, I would go, no question." - Stephenie Meyer

"If there is Predestination, then God is the devil. by Remy, Ravensbruck concentration camp survivor" - Mary Ann Shaffer

"...I would like to live a little bit longer in this beautiful concentration camp." - Imre Kertesz

"I was wishing I'd bought some of that Camp Half Blood orange thermal underwear..." ?!?!" - Rick Riordan

"My memories of camp - I was four years old to eight years old - they're fond memories." - George Takei

"Drag a $100 bill through a trailer camp and there's no telling what you will find." - James Carville

"A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp." - Raymond Duncan

"The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong." - Philip Emeagwali

"I am 100% in the camp that says forgiveness is mostly about the forgiver." - Hillary Clinton

"The Obama campaign was smarter, quicker on their feet than the Clinton camp." - Edward Klein

"Camp is a solvent of morality. It neutralizes moral indignation, sponsors playfulness." - Susan Sontag

"My first paying job, when I was 15, I was a day camp counselor." - Victoria Pratt

"The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans - an intern camp of sorts." - John Russell

"I was in better shape when I went into boot camp than when I came out." - Kai Ryssdal

"I do dance music, and I can be pretty camp myself from time to time." - Kylie Minogue

"Believe it or not, but I was a camp councilor for three years. I love kids." - Eli Roth

"All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp." - Johnny Weissmuller

"When I'm on stage, I'm quite over the top - I'm quite flamboyant and camp." - Jack Whitehall

"People recognize me, but I get a lot of, 'Didn't I go to camp with you?'" - Ashley Williams

"Sam is there, Sam has been playing well, he has been doing great in camp." - Latrell Sprewell

"I went to sleep away camp seven years in a row. I was such a pro." - Joe Jonas

"I have never believed in being part of any one group or camp." - Akshay Kumar

"I was 13 and at summer camp when I had my first kiss." - Carlos Pena Jr

"These events have split the whole world into two camps: the camp of belief and the camp of disbelief.... There is only one God, and I declare that there is no prophet but Muhammad." - Osama Bin Laden

"From nine on I was forced to camp every summer. Not a volunteer. I played with the wrong kids so they made me go to camp to straighten me out." - Bruce Dern

"There was a shooting at a political camp, which sounds a little like, you know, the Hitler Youth or whatever. I mean, who does a camp for kids that's all about politics? Disturbing." - Glenn Beck

"[Ruslan] Provodnikov has a totally different style than Manny Pacquiao and that's what training camp is all about and that's why I stay in shape year round, so I can work on strategy in camp instead of getting in shape." - Chris Algieri

"I knew from a young age that I wanted to perform. I went to an arts camp called Brookdale Arts Camp, in New Jersey, from the time I was 6, and then I was a counselor there through high school." - Melissa Rauch

"I had 500 kids at camp this past summer for example. We do nine weeks for kids and nine days for grown ups every summer. The adult camp is a lot of fun." - Wavy Gravy

"In Botswana in the Kalahari Desert there's a tented camp called Jack's Camp, which is like old Africa meets Ralph Lauren. The Oriental rugs, the old leather chairs - you feel like you've just jumped out of a Ralph Lauren ad." - Mark Burnett

"We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven." - Henry David Thoreau

"Yeah, flattering." Percy raised Riptide. "But actually I`m the son of Poseidon. I`m from Camp Half-Blood." - Rick Riordan

"One night I attended a Laughing Liberally comedy show. There was one funny comedian there - Lee Camp." - Matt Labash

"Brandon Wegher left camp to deal with some personal things. We hope he can return in the very near future" - Kirk Ferentz

"Whoever wishes to hold the fortress of contemplation must first of all train in the camp of action." - Pope Gregory I

"Welcome to the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona that is packed to capacity... with some patches of seats left empty." - George Hamilton

"White girls tell me Hey Nicki your camp rules! Is that why you get more head than shampoos?" - Nicki Minaj

"Jews don't camp...The last time the Jews went camping, they spent forty years wandering in the desert." - Daniel Silva

"The tobacco-roller and his son pitched their camp beneath a gum tree upon the edge of the wood." - Mary Johnston

"Don't go to summer camp. Bury your parents in the backyard and have the place to yourself." - Henry Rollins

"The man who goes afoot, prepared to camp anywhere and in any weather, is the most independent fellow on earth." - Horace Kephart

"This is going to be an old fashioned Baptist camp meeting with old fashioned singing, preaching and testifying." - Brandon Marshall

"In a political fight, when you've got nothing in favour of your side, start a row in the opposition camp." - Huey Long

"The camp is the space that is opened when the state of exception begins to become the rule." - Giorgio Agamben

"I hope one day I can come into a training camp and not say someone is out for the season." - Nate McMillan

"I'm going to be pissed if I walk all the way to the camp and end up getting shot." - Tara Brown

"All the good things in my career are a direct descendant of what I did and learned at ? camp" - Seth Godin

"A golf course is for golf. A tennis court is for tennis. A prison camp is for escaping." - Pierre Fresnay

"After September 11th, freedom of speech in America has become a topic that's touchier than a Vatican summer camp." - Dennis Miller

"A player cannot be part of the training camp experience as a rookie unless he is signed to a contract." - Leigh Steinberg

"Without discipline a body of men becomes rabble. Rabble dies, either on the battlefield or in a POW camp." - W E B Griffin

"My husband had an education. He had a degree in Literature. I married into a camp of literary types." - Joni Mitchell

"You practically do not use semicolons at all. This is a symptom of mental defectiveness, probably induced by camp life." - George Bernard Shaw

"All the good things in my career are a direct descendant of what I did and learned at camp" - Seth Godin

"Of course I didn't have a boyfriend then. I didn't even have a camp boyfriend then [at age of 13]." - Mara Wilson

"I really got the best of education , and arts and music and summer camp. I had it great." - Jill Stein

"When you start training camp, you're building the tools necessary to win a championship. You have to have the patience." - Kobe Bryant

"The Clinton camp has been able to project that kind of neo-McCarthy hysteria: that Russia is responsible for everything." - Julian Assange

"I had no time for Indira Gandhi. She was too much in the Russian camp for my liking." - Bob Hawke

"Sometimes it's summer camp on location. So it's nice to have a little New York community of people you love." - Paul Dano

"I was sent to sleepover camp since I was 6, and you know, it's a recipe for disaster." - Sarah Silverman

"Forget 'redeeming social value,' dirty pictures are fun. When I die I want my ashes sprinkled over a nudist camp." - L Neil Smith

"[Of the Auschwitz concentration camp:] Our language lacks words to express this offence, the demolition of a man." - Primo Levi

"External fears cease of their own accord when once we have conquered these traitors within the camp." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I grew up in a refugee camp in Uganda, and I lived there for 30 years. That shapes one's character." - Paul Kagame

"Before pop art, there was such a thing as bad taste. Now there's kitsch, schlock, camp, and porn." - Don Delillo

"Something about being rejected at Church Camp felt so much more awful than being rejected at school." - Craig Thompson

"If I was in a refugee camp somewhere on the Pakistani border, of course I'd want to come to Australia." - Tony Abbott

"Forget 'redeeming social value,' dirty pictures are fun . When I die I want my ashes sprinkled over a nudist camp." - L Neil Smith

"An ethic gone wrong is an essential preliminary to the sweat shop or the concentration camp and the death march." - Simon Blackburn

"If one is reported as having set up camp overseas, it's as if one has made oneself unavailable." - Julian Sands

"The snow continues with high winds we remain at this camp to day in consequence of the weather." - William Henry Ashley

"The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the boot camp part." - R Lee Ermey

"Camp David is a wonderful place for the family to get away and run around and do goofy things." - Susan Ford

"'The Replacements' is where I met Jon Favreau, and we just clicked like, you know, like kids at a camp." - Faizon Love

"My job is summer camp. I come and talk and try to make a TV show funny." - Danny Masterson

"The concentration camp is the final expression of human separateness and its ultimate consequence. It is organized abandonment." - Arthur Miller

"Camp is art that proposes itself seriously, but cannot be taken altogether seriously because it is 'too much." - Susan Sontag

"Yes, well, you are quite camp, so I guess that he could see the point of you." - Diana Rigg

"The particular refugee camp we were in, they were hungry for play, they were hungry for any kind of normalcy." - Connie Sellecca

"All these people who scream about Kashmir being an armed camp are in fact responsible for keeping it that way." - Zubin Mehta

"I'd love to open a camp focusing on the arts accessible to kids from all income brackets." - Idina Menzel

"My mother lived in Holland, and during World War II was incarcerated in a Japanese camp for three years." - Jane Seymour

"We left Dayton, September 23, and arrived at our camp at Kill Devil Hill on Friday, the 25th." - Orville Wright

"I was in a commercial for the Disney channel. I was the camp leader for the campers." - Olesya Rulin

"The lights in side the cage will tell everything you did or did not do in your camp!" - Walel Watson

"I am camp. Lots of gay men can't cope with their campness. They are in denial about it." - Graham Norton

"I played 15 years of hockey, and I got more injured doing two weeks of cheer camp." - Eric Christian Olsen

"The real evil of the Russian communist state is not communism. It is the secret police and the concentration camp." - John Boyd Orr

"When I was a child, I was unable to go to any type of sleepaway summer camp because of health issues. Once I learned about the Lopez Foundation, I knew I wanted to get involved, send kids with kidney disease away to camp so they can still experience overnight camp with medical needs at hand." - Sarah Hyland

"There's more truth about a camp than a house. Planning laws need not worry the improvising builder because temporary structures are more beautiful anyway, and you don't need permission for them. There's more truth about a camp because that is the position we are in. The house represents what we ourselves would like to be on earth: permanent, rooted, here for eternity. But a camp represents the true reality of things: we're just passing through." - Roger Deakin



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