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Gigantic Quotes


"Yes, America is gigantic, but a gigantic mistake." - Sigmund Freud

"I'm a gigantic musical film fan." - Lesley Ann Warren

"Our own grandchildren may demonstrate that-sometimes- Gigantic is Beautiful." - Arthur C Clarke

"What a gigantic step it is not to move." - Merrit Malloy

"My respect for the inconsiderable is assuming gigantic dimensions." - Karl Kraus

"Active management is little more than a gigantic con game." - Ronald Ross

"To me Moses is all men grown to gigantic proportions." - Charlton Heston

"Gigantic, willful, young, Chicago sitteth at the northwest gates." - William Vaughn Moody

"The District of Columbia is one gigantic ear." - Ronald Reagan

"The kingdom of God is a glorious and gigantic party!" - Tony Campolo

"The universe is a gigantic non-spatial computer." - Kedar Joshi

"Fragmentarily the City is nothing, but collectively it is gigantic..." - Charlotte Riddell

"Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!" - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Prayer alone will overcome the gigantic difficulties which confront the workers in every field." - John Mott

"A single blow must destroy the enemy... without regard of losses... a gigantic all-destroying blow." - Adolf Hitler

"Life is a big fat gigantic stinking mess, that's the beauty of it, too." - Gayle Forman

"I think there are movies that are so gigantic that you need a second unit" - Guillermo Del Toro

"But his dreams were as gigantic as his surroundings were small." - Thomas Hardy

"I did such a gigantic eye roll I almost fell over." - Janet Evanovich

"Joy, which was the small publicity of the pagan, is the gigantic secret of the Christian." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Do not threaten the supreme gigantic overlords. We do as we please." - Brandon Mull

"Planned Parenthood is a gigantic bully, using Komen as its own personal punching bag," - Karen Handel

"I have a gigantic head, sometimes it throws me off balance." - Simon Nessman

"There is no reason not to consider the world as one gigantic painting," - Robert Rauschenberg

"The Communist Party apparatus was the most gigantic mafia the world has ever known." - David Remnick

"I'm bald, blind and pale. I'm like a gigantic recessive gene." - Jim Gaffigan

"A Christian life based on feeling is headed for a gigantic collapse." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"The gigantic intellect, the envious temper, the ravenous ambition and the rotten heart of Daniel Webster." - John Quincy Adams

"There are some dogs that are gigantic that look like they shouldn't be in existence." - Hari Kondabolu

"I mourn the loss of the gigantic screen, but I guess you can't have everything." - Warren Beatty

"America is a mistake, admittedly a gigantic mistake, but a mistake nevertheless." - Sigmund Freud

"Campaign ads are the backbone of American democracy if American democracy suffered a gigantic spinal injury." - John Oliver

"All the arts in America are a gigantic racket run by unscrupulous men for unhealthy women." - Thomas Beecham

"There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich." - Marlene Dietrich

"I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War." - Dave Barry

"I've got a huge, gigantic deal. We're talking about huge deals." - Mike Judge

"I feel gigantic affection for all of Homeland Security at airports." - Jeff Perry

"Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer operate within political systems, but rather above them." - Georg Henrik Von Wright

"Every single band in the world has these gigantic songs that people are obsessed with." - Sebastian Bach

"I think there are movies that are so gigantic that you need a second unit." - Guillermo Del Toro

"The gigantic Gaul derided the Roman soldiers as a band of pigmies." - John Lothrop Motley

"A gigantic tortoise with a jewel-encrusted shell was glittering near the window." - J K Rowling

"Florida looks like a gigantic penis! Doesn't it? Have you ever googled it? It looks like a gigantic peener! About to shoot a load of freedom all over Cuba. A bukkake of choices and ideas." - Dave Attell

"Hither came Conan the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet." - Robert E Howard

"Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandaled feet." - Robert E Howard

"There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth." - Cynthia Heimel

"Both teams are making mistakes. Florida's making these itsy-bitsy little ones, and Tennessee is making huge, gigantic mistakes." - Gary Danielson

"There exists in the world today a gigantic reservoir of good will toward us, the American people." - Wendell Willkie

"Just because I squeezed my gigantic bottom into men's trousers, you needn't assume my brains have shrunk to masculine size." - Loretta Chase

"Russians, in the knowledge of inexhaustible supplies of manpower, are accustomed to accepting gigantic fatalities with comparative calm." - Barbara Tuchman

"Gigantic daughter of the West We drink to thee across the flood... For art not thou of English blood?" - Alfred Tennyson

"Just because I squeezed my gigantic bottom into men's trousers, you need' assume my brains have shrunk to masculine size." - Loretta Chase

"Poets are the hierophants of an unapprehended inspiration; the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"The book of nature is the book of fate. She turns the gigantic pages, leaf after leaf never returning one." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Mic is volcanic, rhymes spread across the planet, I send out the scribe, now the vibes gigantic." - Louis Eric Barrier

"So, congratulations humans, your global contribution is now on par with a gigantic meteor slamming into the Earth." - Christopher Martenson

"What we do have is a gigantic matching tax-cutting program as a way of stimulating the economy." - Judy Woodruff

"There is a sense in which all law is nothing more nor less than a gigantic confidence trick." - Quintin Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone

"One cannot completely avoid this landmark character with large buildings such as these. But the city itself is also gigantic." - Rem Koolhaas

"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect." - Franz Kafka

"To think that when they come out with these gigantic songs, it's pretty tough to top them, you know." - Sebastian Bach

"My father works for Xerox and fixes those gigantic copy machines that are about 10 feet wide." - Michael Cera

"Craigslist is not only gigantic in scale and totally resistant to business cooperation, it is also mostly free." - Gary Wolf

"Having children is life-changing, to state the obvious. It's a gigantic shift in your life and I welcomed it." - Thandie Newton

"Whatever statesman or sage will effect reforms upon a gigantic or godlike scale must begin with the young." - Horace Mann

"War is a positive, precise and specific evil, of gigantic proportions ...making within the sphere of its influence all true grandeur impossible." - Charles Sumner

"If rationality were the criterion for things being allowed to exist, the world would be one gigantic field of soya beans!" - Tom Stoppard

"There ought to be more scrupulous honesty in big business men than in any other human relation. For big business requires teamwork on a gigantic scale." - Henry Latham Doherty

"London has now become almost like a gigantic frog! With its long tongue it draws curious insects from all over the world inside itself!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"In the hands of Science and indomitable energy, results the most gigantic and absorbing may be wrought out by skilful combinations of acknowledged data and the simplest means." - George Biddell Airy

"My generation never experienced (fortunately) that type of collective tragedy, where everybody goes totally crazy and turns the world into a gigantic nightmare." - Roselyne Bosch

"The cosmos is a gigantic flywheel making 10,000 revolutions per minute. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it." - H L Mencken

"The reputation of a man is like his shadow, - gigantic when it precedes him, and pygmy in its proportions when it follows." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When nearer seen, and better known, Are but gigantic flights of stairs." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Women love men for their defects; if men have enough of them, women will forgive them anything, even their gigantic intellects." - Oscar Wilde

"Berlin's great secret is that he says exactly what he means; sometimes he hits a gigantic line both musically and lyrically - almost Wagnerian in its strength." - Oscar Hammerstein Ii

"Footnote: 79) The anchor is gigantic and must weigh a hundred tons, and - delightfully - it really is anchor-shaped, i.e. the same shape as anchors in tattoos." - David Foster Wallace

"The world, like a great iris of an even more gigantic eye, which has also just opened and stretched out to encompass everything, stared back at him." - Ray Bradbury

"The twentieth century seems afflicted by a gigantic... power failure. Powerlessness and the sense of powerlessness may be the environmental disease of the age." - Russell Baker

"To me programming is more than an important practical art. It is also a gigantic undertaking in the foundations of knowledge." - Grace Hopper

"This Federal Reserve Act establishes the most gigantic trust on earth. When the President (Wilson) signs this bill the invisible government of the Monetary Power will be legalized." - Charles August Lindbergh

"The United States is like a gigantic boiler. Once the fire is lit under it, there's no limit to the power it can generate." - Winston Churchill

"While making my picture window photographs, I came to think that every room was like a gigantic camera forever pointed at the same view." - John Pfahl

"Perfect sincerity, holiness, gigantic intellect, and all-conquering will. Let only a handful of men work with these, and the whole world will be revolutionized." - Swami Vivekananda

"To picture world history as advancing smoothly and steadily without sometimes taking gigantic strides backward is undialectical, unscientific and theoretically wrong." - Vladimir Lenin

"The thinking man always finds himself in a gigantic orphanage in which people are continually proving to him that he has no parents." - Thomas Bernhard

"We have tried to substitute mass for purpose. We have tried to regain military potency of defense by making it gigantic, unwieldy, complex. It never works." - Peter Drucker

"Other people's belief changes you. We all have insecurity, and uncertainty, and to have that glow cast over you by somebody that you respect, makes a gigantic difference." - Jake Gyllenhaal

"What we need is a gigantic, messy community conversation about what is teaching and learning for the 21st century. We need to engage communities." - Bill Ayers

"I'm a guy who doesn't like to be alone, and the joy that my friends pass me, with them being always by my side, is gigantic." - Neymar

"I think Hillary Clinton will make a fine president, and (most important) I am comfortable with her making gigantic, momentous decisions." - Gene Weingarten

"It's not just an economic crisis that capitalism has created. We also face an environmental catastrophe created by a handful of gigantic fossil fuel corporations." - Kshama Sawant

"To picture world history as advancing smoothly and steadily without sometimes taking gigantic strides backward is undialectical, unscientific and theoretically wrong" - Vladimir Lenin

"We the Fairies, blithe and antic, Of dimensions not gigantic, Though the moonshine mostly keep us, Oft in orchards frisk and peep us." - Thomas Randolph

"The book of Nature is the book of Fate. She turns the gigantic pages - leaf after leaf - never re-turning one." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"There's a gigantic gray area between good moral behavior and outright felonious activities. I call that the Weasel Zone and it's where most of life happens." - Scott Adams

"What I see coming is a gigantic slaughterhouse, a molecular Auschwitz, in which valuable enzymes, hormones, and so on will be extracted instead of gold teeth." - Erwin Chargaff

"But nobody did come, because nobody does; and under the crushing recognition of his gigantic error Jude continued to wish himself out of the world." - Thomas Hardy

"One's reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"LOVE of others is the appreciation of one's self. MAY your egotism be so gigantic that you comprise mankind in your self-sympathy." - Mina Loy

"The gigantic tension before the shooting of an arrow, and the total relaxation seconds later, is my way of connecting to the universe." - Paulo Coelho

"I've been using the power of the IMAX medium, with its gigantic screens and supervivid pictures, to get people to fall in love with the ocean." - Greg Macgillivray

"The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows." - Charles Maurice De Talley

"Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows." - Charles Maurice De Talley

"I was alone for five years. Having a love is a gigantic bonus in life, but I wasn't unhappy when I was single, either." - Bo Derek

"Sometimes it's about less is more. It's about the seed. Thinking about this gigantic tree that you think is so beautiful but it started with this just seed." - Fred Durst

"Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects." - Oscar Wilde

"Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"My parents were gigantic influences on me. I had a deep hunger to impress my father, who was a professor and an intellectual. I wanted his approval." - Siri Hustvedt

"It was the worst period of my life. I had all this gigantic acceptance as a kid, and all of a sudden there was this monumental rejection." - Tommy Rettig

"Don't give me any money, don't give me any people, but give freedom, and I'll give you a movie that looks gigantic." - Robert Rodriguez

"I prefer to have one gigantic laugh preceded by several smaller laughs rather than a bunch of medium laughs all along." - Ron Shock

"I would want the British reader to feel that religion in America isn't an absurd thing - a sign of a pin head athwart a gigantic body." - Simon Schama

"I think there's a gigantic generation gap in terms of how people understand the Internet and how much they think technology is an important factor in social change." - Alex Steffen

"We've got 400,000 girls with beach-y blonde hair, the same nose, gigantic lips, implants in their cheeks, and little Chicklets for teeth. Are they really prettier?" - Sharon Stone

"Gigantic second and third growth trees are found in the redwoods, forming magnificent temple-like circles around charred ruins more than a thousand years old." - John Muir

"The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"The thing that's depressing is I think that the crime is becoming more concentrated and we are moving very quickly towards a two-class society. Income and equality are both becoming gigantic issues. There is less and less money for the states and localities for anti crime programs because we have this gigantic war on terror." - Ethan Brown

"God is so big. It's a gigantic concept in God. The idea that God might love us and be interested in us is kind of huge and gigantic, but we turn it, because we're small-minded, into this tiny, petty, often greedy version of God, that is religion." - Bono

"Yahoo is a battleship. If you've ever seen a battleship, they're gigantic, and Yahoo is gigantic in the terms of consumer Internet companies. To turn a battleship takes a long time, but once you turn that battle ship the right way, it's a battleship, and it can really inflict some damage on an enemy or competition." - Ross Levinsohn

"Elene gasped and sat up. "Kylar Thaddeus Stern!" Kylar giggled. "Thaddeus? That's a good one. I knew a Thaddeus once." "So did I. He was a blind idiot." "Really?" Kylar said, his eyes dancing. "The one I knew was famous for his gigantic-" "Kylar!" Elene interrupted, motioning toward Uly. "His gigantic what?" Uly asked. "Now you did it." Elene said, "His gigantic what, Kyler?" "Feet. And you know what they say about big feet." He winked lasciviously at Elene. "What?" Uly asked. "Big Shoes," Kylar said." - Brent Weeks

"There is no such thing as a peace of soul approach to religion. It makes of God a gigantic Bayer Aspirin; take God three times a day and you won't feel any pain." - John Powell

"I prefer big Oprah. I know Oprah wants to be skinny Oprah, but her head is too gigantic to fit on a skinny body. She has to accept that, like Kirstie Alley, she was meant to be...ahm....voluptuous!" - Kathy Griffin

"I'm just one gigantic ball of rancid fear and self-consciousness. I'm entirely fueled by fear, so the fact that I knew it could be a catastrophic disaster made me unable to sleep, and made me work quite hard." - Eddie Redmayne

"In these years we are witnessing the gigantic spectacle of innumerable human lives wandering about lost in their own labyrinths, through not having anything to which to give themselves." - Jose Ortega Y Gasset

"I will achieve in my life - Heaven grant that it be not long - some gigantic amalgamation between the two discrepancies so hideously apparent to me. Out of my suffering I will do it. I will knock. I will enter." - Virginia Woolf

"Christianity satisfies suddenly and perfectly man's ancestral instinct for being the right way up; satisfies it supremely in this, that by its creed Joy becomes something gigantic, and Sadness something special and small." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Suffering can give us opportunities to witness. The world is a gigantic hospital; nowhere is there a greater chance to see the peace and joy of the Lord than when the journey though the valley is the darkest." - Billy Graham

"And so class will some day supplant race in world affairs. Race war will then be merely a side-show to the gigantic class war which will be waged in the big tent we call the world." - Ralph Bunche

"I think of love as a force of nature-as strog as the sun, as necessary, as impersonal, as gigantic, as impossible, as scorching as it is warming,as drought-making as it is life-giving." - Jeanette Winterson

"The way I formed my studio and how I organize things actually came out of the model of the Japanese animation studio and the manga industry. The manga industry is gigantic in Japan." - Takashi Murakami

"I know it's stupid to not own a gun yet have so many triggers, but in some other world gigantic seashells hold humans to their ears and listen to the echo of machines." - Jeffrey McDaniel

"There are persons who flatter themselves that the size of their works will make them immortal. They pile up reluctant quarto upon solid folio, as if their labors, because they are gigantic, could contend with truth and heaven!" - Junius

"For an instant I think I saw. I saw the loneliness of man as a gigantic wave which had been frozen in front of me, held back by the invisible wall of a metaphor." - Carlos Castaneda

"It's lovely. If only you could frost someone to death." "Don't be so superior. You can never tell what you will find in the arena. Say it's a gigantic cake-" - Suzanne Collins

"Why shouldn't we, so generally addicted to the gigantic, at last have some small works of art, some short poems, short pieces of music [...], some intimate, low-voiced, and delicate things in our mostly huge and roaring, glaring world?" - Elizabeth Bishop

"When whole races and peoples conspire to propagate gigantic mute lies in the interest of tyrannies and shams, why should we care anything about the trifling lies told by individuals?" - Mark Twain

"When the Second World War broke out, I felt that everyone must do his share, and I began composing songs and marches for the front. But soon events assumed such gigantic and far-reaching scope as to demand larger canvasses." - Sergei Prokofiev

"My person was hideous and my stature gigantic. What did this mean? Who was I? What was I? Whence did I come? What was my destination? These questions continually recurred, but I was unable to solve them." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"Man is one; and he hath one great heart. It is thus we feel, with a gigantic throb athwart the sea, each other's rights and wrongs; thus are we men." - Philip James Bailey

"He may be a malevolent sorcerer, but Tiny Cooper is his own goddamned man, and if he wants to be a gigantic skipper, then that's his right as a huge American." - John Green

"Life is a million different dots making one gigantic picture. And maybe the big picture is nice, maybe it's amazing, but if you're standing with your face pressed up against a bunch of black dots, it's really hard to tell." - Rebecca Stead

"I think the one thing I would point to as a primary reason, basically, is that I was a gigantic ass, ... It's the first time I got dumped in my life." - David Letterman

"By...WWII, I.G. Farben had become...part of the most gigantic and powerful cartel of all history...interlocking agreements...over 2,000 of them...In the US, the cartel had established important agreements with" - G. Edward Griffin

"Oh, good gigantic smile o' the brown old earth, This autumn morning! How he sets his bones To bask i' the sun, and thrusts out knees and feet. From the ripple to run over in its mirth" - Robert Browning

"My first memory as a child growing up is of playing in the gardens, the mosque is really a gigantic garden, probably the biggest in all of East Jerusalem. Our house was about 100 meters from the mosque." - Rula Jebreal

"The Gauls derided the hairy and gigantic savages of the North; their rustic manners, dissonant joy, voracious appetite, and their horrid appearance, equally disgusting to the sight and to the smell." - Edward Gibbon

"I think particularly Daniel [Radcliffe], he knows what he's doing. I'm sure he'll finish up a producer. He really realized what it was, knew the size of it. And it was gigantic, the biggest franchise [Harry Potter] in history." - John Hurt

"The world is littered with corpses that predicted technology in a particular arena was done. If there's another gigantic step change out there, we don't yet know what it is." - Jeff Bezos