Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Getting Close Quotes


"Close up your head; your brain is getting loose." - Catherynne M Valente

"If you're not getting close to capsize, you're provably not pushing hard enough" - James Spithill

"Fear for a linchpin is a clue that you're getting close to doing something important." - Seth Godin

"Getting a room's not always enough. Sometimes you gotta close the door." - Nora Roberts

"Sometimes words were less valuable than the air that carried them when it came to getting close." - J.R. Ward

"Proud people keep others at arm's length. Broken people are willing to take the risks of getting close to others and loving intimately." - Nancy Leigh DeMoss

"Maybe that's the way I'm private - I respect the privacy of "my" characters? Anyway, we're getting close to the whole "relatability" and "likability" thing." - Ben Lerner

"It's pretty incredible to look back 30 years to when Microsoft was starting and realize how work has been transformed. We're finally getting close to what I call the digital workstyle." - Bill Gates

"The key to getting the record is running fast because someone else did not take it too crazy at the beginning, so it leaves me with a lot of energy to close." - Bernard Lagat

"In the end, worship can never be a performance, something you're pretending or putting on. It's got to be an overflow of your heart...Worship is about getting personal with God, drawing close to God." - Matt Redman

"Forgiveness lives alone and far off down the road, but bitterness and art are close, gossipy neighbors, sharing the same clothesline, hanging out their things, getting their laundry confused." - Lorrie Moore

"Some people like doing crossword puzzles or Sudoku. I love auditioning. On camera, I hated auditioning. But voiceovers I like trying to figure it out, then getting in there and seeing how close you can get." - Tom Kenny

"He turned to shut and lock the door, then came close, his gaze touching her features. "I missed you, Holly." Her heart caught painfully. The poor organ seemed to be getting quite the workout lately." - Jill Shalvis

"I was getting close to thirty and was trying on the idea of becoming more mature. I was reading more. I had gone out and bought a lot of shirts." - Joe Meno

"What is the first step to take and how do you measure your progress? How far have you gone and how close are you to getting to your goals?" - Michael Gerber

"I like pulling on a baggy bee suit, forgetting myself and getting as close to the bees' lives as they will let me, remembering in the process that there is more to life than the merely human." - Sue Hubbell

"We are close to God when we are close to people. If we think of God as something in favor of the betterment of human beings, and if we act in a way that brings about that betterment-if we do not cling to riches, selfishness, or greed-then I believe we are getting closer to God." - Daniel Ortega

"For me, my discomfort with gay weddings was articulated by a close friend, who observed that gay people getting married is like retarded people getting together to give each other PhDs. It doesn't make them smarter, and it doesn't make us married." - Dan Savage

"Live close, visit often." - Mae West

"Most of us have felt barriers between ourselves and our fathers and had thought that going it alone was part of what it meant to be a man. We tried to get close to our children when we became fathers, and yet the business of practicing masculinity kept getting in the way. We men have begun to talk about that." - Frank Pittman

"The essence of building your own brand. People having heard of you - and having a positive impression - before you've even met them. If you can create that effect, doors open for you. A close second, if that's not possible, is people getting a good impression of o very quickly when they Google you" - Michael Ellsberg

"Our current prison state has the dual effect of getting rid of a superfluous population of basically unskilled workers (with a close race-class correlation), and also demonizing them... The drug war is basically for this - It has nothing to do with drugs, but it has plenty to do with criminalizing an unwanted population and scaring everybody else." - Noam Chomsky

"That, dillop brain, is what getting close to the Darke does. It makes you think only of yourself. It takes you away from people you care about. And now you don't have anyone to talk to and it serves you right." - Angie Sage

"I've never really been nervous about any concerts. I enjoy it so much. All that matters is getting the songs played well, trying to get them to sound as close to the record live, which isn't easy, because my music is quite complicated to play." - Adam Ant

"Was I being groomed for some special mission? What possible purpose could an existence like mine serve? When I was' drinking in crappy bars, I was home by myself reading: a life that was achingly lonely, and yet perversely designed to prevent anybody from ever getting close enough to really know me." - Heather King

"Most of the writers I know work every day, in obscurity and close to poverty, trying to say one thing well and true. Day in, day out, they labor to find their voice, to learn their trade, to understand nuance and pace. And then, facing a sea of rejections, they hear about something like Barbara Bush's dog getting a book deal." - Timothy Egan

"I grew up on movie sets, getting to see storytelling happen up close." - Scott Eastwood

"Just because I keep getting close and don't win these Majors, I must not panic." - Lee Westwood

"I'm hitting it better than last year. The putting is getting close now, too." - Lee Westwood

"Being close ain't good enough." - Chris Paul

"Dave! Relax! Close your buttcheeks!" - Dave Chappelle

"The close-up says everything." - Marlon Brando

"Nothing else even comes close." - Richard Branson

"There was a period where our child's birth was getting really close, and we still had nothing. We were dangerously close to calling him Untitled Baby Project." - Paul Reiser

"There's only so much you can do of trying, finding yourself very close to getting a part and then not getting it." - Dominic Cooper

"When you go out on auditions for big movies, and you're not a big star, you get used to getting close but not getting the part." - Craig Sheffer

"When you go out on auditions for big movies, and you're not a big star, you get used to getting close but not getting the part." - Craig Sheffer

"In a way I do hate the process of writing. It's like learning a role where you never think you're going to be able to conquer it when you start and it just takes enough focus and narrowing and getting enthusiastic and not losing it and so on. It's never good enough, but you aim for something and you hope it comes somewhat close. But it is a pleasure once you have written it." - Julie Andrews

"I see what I want of Love... I see horses making the meadow dance, fifty guitars sighing, and a swarm of bees suckling the wild berries, and I close my eyes until I see our shadow behind this dispossessed place... I see what I want of people: their desire to long for anything, their lateness in getting to work and their hurry to return to their folk... and their need to say: Good Morning..." - Mahmoud Darwish

"No, now he didn't want to let himself get too close because he knew it wasn't going to last. Good stuff never lasted. Change would come and wipe it away, and what was the point? It hurt too much every time it was ripped away and he was getting tired of losing pieces of himself. Pretty soon there wouldn't be much left, just scraps of gristle and bone without feeling. He didn't need that" - Steve Perry

"Pale, nervous girls with black-rimmed glasses and blunt-cut hair lolled around on sofas, riffling Penguin Classics provocatively... But it wasn't just intellectual experiences. They were peddling emotional ones, too. For fifty bucks, I learned, you could 'relate without getting close.' For a hundred, a girl would lend you her Bartok records, have dinner, and then let you watch while she had an anxiety attack." - Woody Allen

"A Rod: An attractively painted length of fiberglass that keeps an angler from ever getting too close to a fish." - Robbie Keane

"The terrain is thinner, the vegetation is greener, that's a good sign we're getting close to the coast." - Joe Teti

"It's a fantastic thing to take the risk of getting so close to your desire, expressing your obsession so absolutely." - Jeanne Moreau

"At eighty-one, health club-lusting is as close as I'll ever come to getting laid again." - Patricia McConnell

"Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see anything wrong with each other." - Rene Yasenek

"When people around me are getting rattled, I may just close my eyes and do a breathing exercise." - Carla Hall

"The worst part of getting close to someone is the part when you have to miss them." - Yasmin Mogahed

"I would think: Stay close to the implants! They must know something because they keep getting asked backstage!" - Moon Unit Zappa

"That was very close to getting killed. Usually at pop festivals we have people jumping on stage." - Alice Cooper

"I have a hard time watching people getting punched on screen; I have to close my eyes a lot." - Gillian Jacobs

"Art is the ideal medium for making contact with the transcendental, or at least for getting close to it." - Gerhard Richter

"I don't know any girls who appreciate getting a close-up snap of a guy's privates out of nowhere." - Holly Carpenter

"Holding back is so close to stealing." - Neil Young

"Close your eyes and you will see." - Joseph Joubert

"If timing ain't everything, it's damn close" - Tom Peters

"My life closed twice before its close" - Emily Dickinson

"Keep friends close but keep enemies closer." - Jane Addams

"Slow people are just paying close attention." - Nancy Farmer

"Close your legs to married men!" - Nene Leakes

"Suffering brings me so close to God." - Ram Dass

"As close as you are to God, so close is God to you." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory." - Ed Viesturs

"Getting out of one car and getting into another" - John Lennon

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Agatha Christie

"The hardest thing about getting started, is getting started." - Guy Kawasaki

"Don't worry about getting perfect, just keep getting better." - Frank Peretti

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started" - Mark Twain

"I just love getting dirty." - Robin Wright Penn

"Between Twitter and Facebook and how close you can be with your fans and how close they can be to you these days is, I think, quite miraculous. It's like getting a greeting card every single day." - Holland Roden

"I wanted to create jobs and create something that had a very longstanding world-changing effect. We were close. We were close to getting there. It just fell apart." - Curt Schilling

"I'm not too keen on talking. I always have the feeling that the words are getting away from me, escaping and scattering. It's not to do with vocabulary or meanings, because I know quite a lot of words, but when I come out with them they get confused and scattered. That's why I avoid stories and speeches and just stick to answering the questions I'm asked. All the extra words, the overflow, I keep to myself, the words that I silently multiply to get close to the truth." - Delphine de Vigan

"We're getting close to making our vision a reality. It's exciting to be on the cusp of opening our doors to the public. We're right on schedule." - James K. Coyne, III

"If you've a story, make sure it's a whole one, with details close to hand. It's the difference between a good lie and getting caught." - Tamora Pierce

"I think humor is used a lot of the time to keep people from getting too close. Humor side-steps and shifts the meaning." - Bruce Nauman

"When suddenly everybody is guessing, or some even getting close, to the ballpark of what you're earning - well, that's interesting, that everyone knows what you make." - Jim Parsons

"Very simply, our physical and spiritual safety lies in never even getting close to the line that separates light from dark, good from evil." - Sheri L Dew

"Divorce is contagious. That's right - when you have a close couple friend split up, it increases your chances of getting a divorce by 75 percent." - Jenna Mccarthy

"Hockey is its own game. It's completely different than all the other games, although it's getting way too close to soccer." - Brett Hull

"Throughout his presidency, Clinton made a point of getting close - physically and emotionally - to the people whose problems his administration was working to solve." - Dee Dee Myers

"I hate summer, to be honest. I hate dressing. I hate the heat. I hate sweaty people getting aggressively close to you when you're walking down the street." - Johnny Weir

"It is not good practice to become intrigued by Satan and his mysteries. No good can come from getting close to evil." - James E Faust

"The media, of course, loves to make claims about the fountain of youth. Don't believe it. No one has it. But we're getting close." - Michio Kaku

"If someone is really close with you, your getting upset or them getting upset is okay, and they don't change because of it. It's just part of the relationship. It happens. You deal with it." - Sarah Dessen

"Religion is "so absurd that it comes close to imbecility."" - H L Mencken

"No barber shaves so close but another finds worke." - George Herbert

"Indifference to the fine arts comes close to barbarism." - Karl Friedrich Schinkel

"We cannot close our ears; we have no ear lids!" - R. Murray Schafer

"We know that we are close to making history." - Lionel Messi

"More important than a clean house is a close family." - Ann Voskamp

"The nonsense that charms is close to sense." - Mason Cooley

"When someone is close by, you just know it." - James Dashner

"If you zoom close-if you get really close to someone, if you really get close to yourself-then you lose the other person, you lose yourself entirely. You get so close you can't see anything anymore." - David Levithan

"If you over-plan, you close the door on possibilities." - Patti Smith

"The novelty we want is always close to the familiar." - Mason Cooley

"Close the playand keep the store open nights." - George S Patton

"Plants don't close from poor workmanship, but from poor management." - W Edwards Deming

"Living close to nature is wonderful for your mental health." - Ishmael

"Simple life and peaceful mind are very close friends!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Politicians are the close relatives of the Devil." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Suspect too much sweet talk but never close your mind." - Seamus Heaney

"I just close my eyes and think of Placido Domingo." - Birgit Nilsson

"Any time you're near a kangaroo, it's a close call." - Jerry O'Connell

"I leave my circle tight in keep my family close." - Meek Mill

"It's hard to look at things that are too close." - Carrie Underwood

"Pay close attention to any flame of enthusiasm." - Gretchen Rubin

"Close your eyes, fall in Love, stay there." - Rumi

"Close both eyes to see with the other eye." - Rumi

"Fantasy should be as close as possible to journalism." - Dino Buzzati

"Thy liquid notes that close the eye of day." - John Milton

"Stay close to the young... and a little rubs off." - Alan Jay Lerner

"Close beside my knowledge lies my black ignorance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"When someone close to you dies, move seats." - Jimmy Carr

"Closure isn't closure until someone's ready to close the door." - Jonathan Maberry

"Friends share secrets. That's what keeps us close." - Sara Shepard

"A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind." - Guy Finley

"How did you get here? Close your eyes . . . and surrender!" - Rumi

"Poor Wales. So far from Heaven, so close to England." - Sharon Kay Penman

"Yes, if you're looking for infinity, just close your eyes!" - Milan Kundera

"Close the language-door, and open the love-window" - Rumi

"Close your outer eyes and open your inner eyes." - Mark Victor Hansen

"Sausage making and policy-making shouldn't be seen close-up." - Donald Rumsfeld

"I am interested in the complicated choreography of close relationships." - Torill Kove

"I get very close to people when I'm shooting them." - Abigail Disney

"This is the season for families. Hold yours close." - Celine Dion

"Keep their friends close and their enemies closer." - Sun Tzu

"Close your eyes, they'll never see your vision" - Tyga

"You are so close, and I can't reach you." - David Levithan

"Everything's uglier close up," she said. "Not you," I answered." - John Green

"A crisis is a close encounter of the truthful kind." - Guy Finley

"... make the abhorrent eye Roll back and close." - Robert Southey

"The death of our close friends and relatives proves that how close the death is to us!" - Javad Alizadeh

"Be close tot he poor, the needy, to touch in their flesh the flesh of Jesus. Be close, please" - Pope Francis

"I close my eyes and I can see a better day. I close my eyes and pray" - Justin Bieber

"The women sit, getting colder and colder, on a seat getting harder and harder, watching oafs, getting muddier and muddier." - Virginia Graham

"How long does getting thin take?" - A A Milne

"Getting old is not for sissies, kid." - Frank Langella

"Love is not about getting - but giving." - Henry Van Dyke

"It's getting harder just to feel alive." - Oliver Sykes

"In all your getting, get understanding." - Jacqueline Woodson

"Getting old is not for sissies." - Bette Davis

"Life's major challenge: getting reborn often enough." - James Broughton

"Getting involved is so, so . . . involving." - Vera-Ellen

"Victory lies in not getting defeated." - Daisaku Ikeda

"It's weird how people hate getting older..." - Dan Deacon

"Chemistry is all about getting lucky..." - Robert Curl

"I hope you're getting this down." - Woody Allen

"Getting it done is my reward." - Benjamin Franklin

"You're getting your weird all over me." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Giving is the insured way of getting." - Mark Victor Hansen



Getting Close, Close, Being Close Friends, Being Close Minded, Being Really Close, Close and far, Close Attention, Close best friends, Close bond, Close bonds, Close brothers, Close Calls, Close community, Close cousin, Close cousins, Close death, Close door, Close elections, Close Encounters, Close enemies, Close families, Close Family, Close family members, Close fist, Close fisted, Close Friend, Close Friends, Close Friendship, Close girlfriends,