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I Mean It Quotes


"I never smile unless I mean it." - Donny Osmond

"When I paint green, it doesn't mean grass; when I paint blue, it doesn't mean sky." - Henri Matisse

"I don't exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it." - J D Salinger

"Letting go of negative people doesn't mean I hate them, it just mean I love me." - Unknown

"Just as many people that love me, hate me, too. I get really mean, mean, mean, mean comments on Twitter, and it just comes with the territory." - Keke Palmer

"When I throw a punch, I mean it." - Gina Carano

"We're not gonna make it, are we? People, I mean." - Edward Furlong

"Call me Patch. I mean it. Call me." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"It is impossible to say just what I mean!" - T S Eliot

"When I wear jewelry it needs to really mean something." - Julia Restoin Roitfeld

"I mean, technology is amoral. It has no morality." - Robert Ballard

"I want to get lean and mean, keep it minimalist." - John Cale

"Cursive writing does not mean what I think it does." - Nancy Cartwright

"I mean it. Whatever happens, you have to believe that." - Jenny Downham

"When I get mean, I get mean." - Mick Mars

"I can write good songs. I can sing 'em, and I mean it, I mean it deeply, and I pour everything into that. Other than that, I suck." - Adam Duritz

"Whatever I write in email, it doesn't mean anything. It is just words I write." - Paris Hilton

"Just because it's only 'stuff' doesn't mean I can't appreciate it while I have it." - Starline X. Hodge

"I mean, but obviously, in people's eyes, it still - it can still link Islam to terrorism. I mean, why does it make a difference that they're white?" - Aasif Mandvi

"I was concerned about them. I mean, it feels good but I was concerned about them." - Roy Jones Jr.

"I mean what I say when i say it. After that, it's hard to say" - Marc Levy

"I am not given to exaggeration, and when I say a thing I mean it." - Mark Twain

"I mean, I do wear a wedding ring and take it off when I shoot." - Henry Ian Cusick

"Just because I believe in God, just because I have faith in God, it doesn't mean that I'm immune. It doesn't mean that I'm immortal." - Ayrton Senna

"I think self-destructiveness is given a really bad rap. I think it can also mean self-reflection and poetic sensiblity. It can mean empathy, hedonism, a libertarianism." - Courtney Love

"I mean, all the ratings wars are silly. But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the ratings because it means, you know, it translates into revenue." - Connie Chung

"You really shouldn't say 'I love you' unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget." - Jessica Jung

"You really shouldn't say I love you unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget." - Anonymous

""Gender trouble" is old. I mean, you know, in New York, it is old. I mean it's sweet. I mean people are really kind about it but it's like a former love affair you had and you're done." - Judith Butler

"I mean, already in the French Revolution, the harpsichord becomes identified with the aristocracy, with the ancien regime. Plus, hey, you know, I mean, harpsichord is a really easy target, isn't it? I mean, it's - it's just how it is." - Mahan Esfahani

"Weight doesn't matter. It really doesn't. I mean, it does if you're a model or whatever." - Meg Cabot

"Weight does' matter. It really does'. I mean, it does if you're a model or whatever." - Meg Cabot

"It is beautiful in Vancouver; let's face it. I mean, you have the ocean. There's mountains." - Eric Close

"I don't get it when girls say 'I'm fine' but don't mean it." - Conor Maynard

"That was excellent! I mean, it didn't do anything, but it looked really cool!" - Adam Savage

"What I mean is, I don't know what I mean..." - Karl Pilkington

"I don't mean to hate people, I just get forced into it." - Jon Richardson

"Your timing is amazing," Kami told him. "By which I mean, I am amazed by it." - Sarah Rees Brennan

"I hate when men think that money is gonna buy you happiness... I mean, it helps." - Chelsea Handler

"I'm not into sports. I mean...I like Gatorade, but that's as far as it goes." - Mitch Hedberg

"I can be singing about cat food and I'll make you think that I mean it." - Sammy Hagar

"When I admit my own imperfections, it doesn't mean I am a bad person." - Gary Chapman

"I never think about poetry except when I'm writing it. I mean my poetry." - Norman Maccaig

"I don't crave fame. I mean, it's nice to be recognized. It is useful." - Warwick Davis

"I have friends who are so sarcastic but I never view it as mean." - Kat Dennings

"I don't mean to be highfalutin about it, but I try to limit my visibility." - John Hawkes

"When I heard Little Richard, I mean, it just set my world on fire." - David Bowie

"I honestly feel it could all end tomorrow. Not just the band thing - I mean life." - Marc Bolan

"I may be a maverick, but it doesn't mean I like playing tricks." - Chen Guangbiao

"I get up early, but it doesn't mean I like getting up early." - Lindsey Vonn

"I might talk about killing people, but that doesn't mean I do it." - Eminem

"Writing is hard. I mean, I sit there and work at it." - George R R Martin

"When I use the word spirituality, I don't necessarily mean religion; I mean whatever it is that helps you feel connected to something that is larger than yourself." - Dean Ornish

"I don't play a lot of fancy guitar. I don't want to play it. The kind of guitar I want to play is mean, mean licks." - John Lee Hooker

"You can't forgive without loving. And I don't mean sentimentality. I don't mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, 'I forgive. I'm finished with it.'" - Maya Angelou

"I think some combined pressure could go a long way, could establish the fact that this legislation did pass and we mean business by it. We mean to have it enforced, we mean to have it become effective." - Major Owens

"No, it doesn't mean anything, does it? People occasionally ask for your autograph or say, 'I saw you in the paper', but that doesn't mean anything at all." - Stella Vine

"I mean we cant even rock them shoes if it dont got a comma on the price tag ya know. I mean.. I mean but then again who looks at the price tag ya know?" - Nicki Minaj

"Being tolerant does not mean that I share another one's belief. But it does mean that I acknowledge another one's right to believe, and obey, his own conscience." - Viktor E Frankl

"When I speak of The Case for Equality I mean human equality; and that, of course, can only mean one thing: it means equality of income." - George Bernard Shaw

"What do I mean by concentration? I mean focusing totally on the business at hand and commanding your body to do exactly what you want it to do." - Arnold Palmer

"Why can I write 'South' with some assurance that you'll know I mean Richmond and don't mean Phoenix? What is it that the South's boundaries enclose?" - John Shelton Reed

"The English say, Yours Truly, and mean it. The Italians say, I kiss your feet, and mean, I kick your head." - Wilfred Owen

"I can't feel my face. I mean I can touch it. But I can't feel it inside." - Bobcat Goldthwait

"...You know what I mean?" - Andrew McMahon

"i play a mean harmonica" - James Patterson

"I tell very mean jokes." - Anthony Jeselnik

"I mean, families are weird." - Gordon Ramsay

"Apologies mean nothing if you don't mean it." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"Global warming can mean colder, it can mean drier, it can mean wetter." - Steven Guilbeault

"I don't see as it matters much how well you mean if it's harm you're doin' ..." - Martha Ostenso

"And what about all the good I have in my heart - does it mean anything?" - Saul Bellow

"Gorillaz virtually changed my wife...sorry, I mean,, actually, it was my wife." - Terry Gilliam

"I used to have only one name; it used to mean something." - Lauren Destefano

"At all events, I do not mean to leave it unaltered." - James Branch Cabell

"He was sunshine most always-I mean he made it seem like good weather." - Mark Twain

"& love is an evil word. Turn it backwards/see, see what I mean? An evol word." - Amiri Baraka

"Just because it's a bad job doesn't mean I need to do it badly." - Hugh Laurie

"The rule is: do' use commas like a stupid person. I mean it." - Lynne Truss

"No more rhymes now I mean it!" "Anybody want a peanut?" "AAHH!" - William Goldman

"Well, I mean, taking time for your art is taking time for yourself, isn't it?" - Lana Del Rey

"Anything, and I mean anything, becomes a blessing if it drives us to prayer." - Jim Cymbala

"I could have a roomful of awards and it wouldn't mean beans" - Bobby Darin

"What does the Academy Award mean? I don't think it means much of anything." - Sally Field

"Too often, shared visions really mean, "I have a vision; you share it!"" - Andy Hargreaves

"If I were to insult people and mean it, that wouldn't be funny." - Don Rickles

"What does the Academy Award mean? I do' think it means much of anything." - Sally Field

"Honey bees are amazing creatures. I mean, think about it, do earwigs make chutney?" - Eddie Izzard

"Hillary Clinton doesn't know anything about my policy. I mean, she wouldn't know anything about it." - Donald Trump

"Something that is completely unwinnable. I mean, it becomes unwinnable if we decide to leave [Afghanistan]." - George W Bush

"I can't accept the title, to win it this way doesn't mean anything to me." - Max Schmeling

"I find it hard to take chances that might mean making bad decisions." - Paul Walker

"Someone's been mean to you! Tell me who it is, so I can punch him tastefully." - Ralph Bakshi

"If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself." - Rick Riordan

"I'm not going to just say nice things about everybody unless I mean it." - F Murray Abraham

"I mean, they censor your work when they're scared of it." - Kathy Acker

"I could have a roomful of awards and it wouldn't mean beans." - Bobby Darin

"Manhattan seems pretty developed, you know what I mean? Like, it has peaked in culture." - Mia

"It's cold and it's mean spirited and I don't like it here anymore." - Alan Moore

"The rule is: don't use commas like a stupid person. I mean it." - Lynne Truss

"Because I have success, it doesn't mean I'm part of the mainstream. I'm still an outsider." - Matt Drudge

"It was great. I mean, it's a blast directing underwater stuff." - David R Ellis

"I'm not a mean person, but I have a capacity for it." - Tina Fey

"I would trade any writerly success if it would mean my children would be happy." - Mary Gordon

"I mean it shouldn't hang you up emotionally if your record fails." - Bruce Johnston

"I love all sides of the work but that doesn't mean it isn't hard." - David Mccullough

"I think that there is something beautiful about mortality. It makes our decisions mean more." - Brandon Boyd

"Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?" - Tom Stoppard

"Scotland's a pretty place. I mean, as long as it ain't raining." - Boo Weekley

"Food can be mean to me, but I love it anyway." - Cecily Strong

"It doesn't mean that I won't be sexy or hip or anything like that." - Peabo Bryson

"First of all, I love singing. I mean, I get out of bed and I sing. I can't help it." - Tom Jones

"Even that word depends on what you mean by pop. I mean, pop music has currency. It could just be about that girl who's in love with you." - Matt Tong

"I can be mean. Not dirty. But very mean." - Brandon Jacobs

"I was composing before I realised I was a composer. I mean it came more or less naturally." - Richard Meale

"I ca' explain what I mean. And even if I could, I'm not sure I"d feel like it." - J D Salinger

"I know I should stop smoking, but it scares me. I mean, what would I turn to next?" - Pink

"I just love life. I mean, you know, I love every second of it. I love people." - Richard Branson

"I just remembered that I'm absent minded... wait, I mean I lost my mind, I can't find it." - Eminem

"I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism, and I learned early to get help when I needed it." - Liza Minnelli

"I'm a literalist. I believe what people say. When they say it, I think they mean it." - Rush Limbaugh

"I wrote it the right way, so it was copied the wrong way right. I mean the right way wrong." - Eugene Ormandy

"You see, money isn't everything - I know it sounds corny but I really mean it - success means a lot more." - Glynis Johns

"When I say I loved it, I don't mean I loved being hit. I just mean...there was some good in there, too. I am not going to call it all bad." - Michel'le

"I never hated my father. I would have named my child Usher regardless. I never hated myself because I carried his name, because I made it mean what I wanted it to mean." - Usher

"Hamm: We're not something? Clov: Mean something? You and I mean something?" - Samuel Beckett

"Now let me make it clear that I believe there can only be one defense policy for the United States and that is summed up in the word 'first.' I do not mean first, but. I do not mean first, when. I do not mean first, if. I mean first -period." - John F Kennedy

"I won. I mean, I became president." - Donald Trump

"I can't explain what I mean. And even if I could, I'm not sure I'd feel like it." - J D Salinger

"Your life is what you remember. I mean, some things I wish I still had. But it doesn't matter." - Johnny Ramone

"I am a comedian and you guys know whatever I say, I don't mean any of it." - Jamie Foxx

"Just because I have a guitar, it doesn't mean that changes me. I still rhyme, I still sing." - Lauryn Hill

"I smoke occasionally, but it's not a part of my routine. I mean, I don't need it." - Hannibal Buress

"I always find it more difficult to say the things I mean than the things I don't." - W Somerset Maugham

"I don't know how to use appliances. I mean, I use the coffee maker. But that's it." - Peter Eisenman

"I mean, I did plays in high school, but I was convinced you couldn't make a living doing it." - Adam Driver

"I mean, I think about it, but I don't design my record to get a certain public response." - Liz Phair

"The thing is, I'm not saying fuck just to say it. Every time I curse, I mean it. It might sound weird and funny, but I fucking mean the shit." - Eamon

"You should see it. V for Vendetta I mean. "I'll look it up." No. With Me. At my house. Now" - John Green

"I'm working on my own life story. I don't mean I'm putting it together; no, I'm taking it apart." - Margaret Atwood

"People who call me the Twilight girl and mean it. Please, pigeon hole me. That means I did it right." - Kristen Stewart

"What I mean by living to one's self is living in the world, as in it, not of it." - William Hazlitt

"Well, harpsichord is kind of a big guitar, isn't it? I mean, it is plucked, after all." - Mahan Esfahani

"I don't think you should ever insult people unintentionally: if you're doing it, you ought to mean it." - Neil Gaiman

"I cook British food, but it doesn't mean I'm jingoistic about it. People can cook very good fusion food." - Fergus Henderson

"I believe people may have a predisposition for artistic creativity. It doesn't mean they're going to make it." - Rita Dove

"It takes a long time to get to be a diva. I mean, you gotta work at it." - Diana Ross

"I'm honored that I'm in history, but I don't think it would mean anything if it doesn't change anything." - Raha Moharrak

"I didn't mean to be a TV presenter, I just hated modeling. It feels very odd that it's turned into this 'It-girl' thing. What does that even mean? I wear clothes and I go out. It's so weird." - Alexa Chung

"You know I feel very fortunate that my life has turned out the way that it has - whatever that means - I mean... you know, to say that I would be glad would mean that I planned it." - Oliver Platt



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