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"My life isn't going to be about Jar Jar Binks." - Ahmed Best

"George Lucas puts those types of characters in for the kids. Same with Jar Jar." - Peter Mayhew

"Mmm, I love Yoda. I didn't like Jar Jar Binks though, he was all wrong." - Gail Porter

"The Dutch look like a huge jar of marmalade." - Barry Davies

"Every object, every being...is a jar full of delight." - Rumi

"Like a jar you housed the infinite tenderness, and the infinite oblivion shattered you like a jar." - Pablo Neruda

"I'm going to move on and do other things. My life isn't going to be about Jar Jar Binks." - Ahmed Best

"I have a jar at home, and I put pennies in it whenever I curse. The other day I spilled the jar. I owe it about $25." - Demetri Martin

"Imagine walking into a grocery there is a jar sitting there with a lid on it saying it's not carbon. That is ridiculous. It's an empty jar." - William Mcdonough

"Love is hurt with jar and fret; Love is made a vague regret." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Still may syllables jar with time, Still may reason war with rhyme, Resting never!" - Ben Jonson

"To begin with the wine jar in learning the potter's art." - Plato

"An unfree mind is just like a windmill inside the bell jar!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Love is hurt with jar and fret; Love is made a vague regret." - Alfred Tennyson

"Body and soul, like peevish man and wife, United jar, and yet are loth to part." - Edward Young

"How irksome is this music to my heart! When such strings jar, what hope of harmony?" - William Shakespeare

"Touch her, and I'll freeze your testicles off and put them in a jar. Understand?" - Julie Kagawa

"Awakened at midnight by the sound of the water jar cracking from the ice" - Matsuo Basho

"If it doesn't have siamese twins in a jar, it is not a fair." - Homer

"Imagine a limitless expanse of water: above and below, before and behind, right and left, everywhere there is water. In that water is placed a jar filled with water. There is water inside the jar and water outside, but the jar is still there. The 'I' is the jar." - Ramakrishna

"I find it hilarious when Obama's hand gets caught in the cookie jar" - Allen West

"Still may syllables jar with time, Still may reason war with rhyme, Resting never!" - Ben Jonson

"Still may syllabes jar with time, Still may reason war with rhyme, Resting never!" - Ben Jonson

"Imagine a limitless expanse of water: above and below, before and behind, right and left, everywhere there is water. In that water is placed a jar filled with water. There is water inside the jar and water outside, but the jar is still there. The I is the jar." - Ramakrishna

"If it doesn't have Siamese twins in a jar, it is not a fair." - Matt Groening

"My daughter's tricycle said "Some Assembly Required." It came in a jar." - Ray Romano

"Honey, a man can't keep his gun in a cookie jar. It just isn't done." - Janet Evanovich

"My earliest childhood memory is watching the sunlight through a jar of amber full of wasps." - Amanda Harlech

"I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf." - Robert Bloch

"I'm a big fan of money. I like it, I use it, I have a little. I keep it in a jar on top of my refrigerator. I'd like to put more in that jar. That's where you come in." - Adam Sandler

"Most people who love movies and kind of understand the process realize that if you do a character like Gollum or Jar Jar or any major digital character, that costs twice as much as having Tom Cruise in a movie." - Rick McCallum

"No, Jar Jar Binks was fine by me but probably went on a little bit too long. When they were in trouble and were battling, it should have been more serious and it became a bit too silly." - Jeremy Bulloch

"If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard." - Frank Sinatra

"If America taught me anything, it's that quitting is right up there with pissing in the Girl Scouts' lemonade jar." - Khaled Hosseini

"my face I don't mind it, Because I'm behind it- 'Tis the folks in the front that I jar." - Anthony Euwer

"He hung up on her. She'd just been hung up on by a disembodied brain in a jar. Fantastic." - Rachel Caine

"Why is it, when a door is open it's ajar, but when a jar is open, it's not a door?" - Steven Wright

"You don't want to look back at your years with regrets. Regrets have no place in your memory jar." - Tricia Goyer

"Her name was Maude and she drank whisky all day from a fruit jar under the counter." - Flannery O'Connor

"We can let the energy of love flow instead of placing it in a jar and leaving it aside." - Paulo Coelho

"Someone once said that under the bell jar of compliance, the only thing that blooms is rage." - Jane Fonda

"You know what rumors are like-like a jar full of moths. Once they escape, they're all over the place." - Rhys Bowen

"Sometimes at drive-thrus I go into Winnie the Pooh and ask for a jar of honey." - Jim Cummings

"My notion of an elegant table is you don't leave the knife sticking out of the mayonnaise jar." - Sue Grafton

"The bell jar hung, suspended, a few feet above my head. I was open to the circulating air." - Sylvia Plath

"I have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk." - Robert Bloch

"It's a rum state of affairs when you feel like punching a jar of mayonnaise in the face." - Charlie Brooker

"People have got to learn: if they don't have cookies in the cookie jar, they can't eat cookies." - Suze Orman

"I have no idea why a guy would bring a jar of peanut butter to a concert." - Iggy Pop

"You take a handful of rocks and put them in a jar. Then once a week, you take one tiny pebble out of the jar and throw it away. When the jar is empty, why, you'll just about be over your grief. ... Time alone will do if you're short on rocks." - Sharyn McCrumb

"Religion is a bell jar; you cannot find God in that jar, because it is your bell jar, you have created it! Break the glass prison and get fresh air, elevate your intelligence! Wake up and open your eyes; see the truth beyond your prison! If you can't break the glass, don't worry; science will do it for you!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I got out my jar of ointment. I knew animators who had special containers for the ointment. Crockery, hand-blown glass, mystical symbols carved into the sides. I used an old Mason jar that had once held Grandma Blake's green beans. Larry fished out a peanut butter jar with the label still on it. Extra-crunchy. Yum-Yum." - Laurell K Hamilton

"On the day they dropped the bomb Frank had a tablespoon and a Mason jar. What he was doing was spooning different kinds of bugs into the jar and making them fight....I can remember other bug fights we staged later on...They won't fight unless you keep shaking the jar." - Kurt Vonnegut

"My form is more on the lines of a Chinese porcelain-jar juggler. They learn it as a child. They learn, learn, learn, learn - but not with a porcelain jar. Then, when they're ready to perform, they're taken to a museum, and they're given a porcelain jar for a lifetime to use. When they're done, it's returned to the museum." - Michael Moschen

"I placed a jar in Tennessee, And round it was, upon a hill. It made the slovenly wilderness Surround that hill." - Wallace Stevens

"Empty?! You took all the cookies!" "They were crying to get out of the jar... Cookies get claustrophobia too, you know!" - Charles M Schulz

"I wish," I said. "I could save orgasms in a jar for when I need them, because I think I have a few extra." - Charlaine Harris

"Concerning First Amendment fetishism - A federal subsidy for a photo of a crucifix suspended in a jar of urine is fine, but religious figures on stamps are offensive." - Don Feder

"There are times when the mirth of others only saddens us, especially the mirth of children with high spirits, that jar on our own quiet mood." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Do not disregard the accumulation of goodness, saying, 'This will come to nothing.' By the gradual falling of raindrops, a jar is filled." - Gautama Buddha

"If I had as many love affairs as I've been given credit for, I'd be in a jar at the Harvard Medical School." - Frank Sinatra

"I sank back in the gray, plush seat and closed my eyes. The air of the bell jar wadded round me and I couldn't stir." - Sylvia Plath

"Hope your new boots are fast Bella. One little jar isn't going to keep a hungry bear occupied for long." "I only have to be faster than you." - Stephenie Meyer

"When carrying a jar of honey to give to a friend for his birthday, don't stop and eat it along the way." - A A Milne

"There's a time I can recall Four years old and three feet tall Trying to touch the stars and the cookie jar And both were out of reach" - Hilary Weeks

"It was a wine jar when the molding began: as the wheel runs round why does it turn out a water pitcher?" - Horace

"In thoughts of the visions of the night, I saw long rows of angels in paradise, each with his hands in a jar of spermaceti." - Herman Melville

"At a certain point my novels set. They set just as hard as that jam jar. And then I know they are finished." - Ivy Compton-Burnett

"[Scientists] have learned to respect nothing but evidence, and to believe that their highest duty lies in submitting to it however it may jar against their inclinations." - Thomas Huxley

"I started out with a dream to make a star in a jar, and I ended up ... making things that I think can change the world." - Taylor Wilson

"For mad scientists who keep brains in jars, here's a tip: Why not add a slice of lemon to each jar, for freshness." - Jack Handey

"[I spent] much of my time reminding Matt Groening that I really need to be a head in a jar on Futurama." - Neil Gaiman

"They could put Hillary Clinton's brain in a jar in the Oval Office, and she'd be elected. People are really sick." - Matt Drudge

"To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is the bad dream." - Sylvia Plath

"How did I know that someday - at college, in Europe, somewhere, anywhere - the bell jar, with its stifling distortions, wouldn't descend again?" - Sylvia Plath

"It took dominion everywhere. The jar was gray and bare. It did not give of bird or bush, Like nothing else in Tennessee." - Wallace Stevens

"Life is not like a box of chocolates. It's more like a jar of jalapenos. What you do today might burn your ass tomorrow." - Anonymous

"I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month." - Harlan Miller

"Would you like to swing on a star, Carry moonbeams home in a jar, And be better off then you are." - Johnny Burke

"Calm soul of all things! make it mine To feel, amid the city's jar, That there abides a peace of thine, Man did not make, and cannot mar." - Matthew Arnold

"There are times when the mirth of others only saddens us, especially the mirth of children with high spirits, that jar on our own quiet mood." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"People who love downy peaches are apt not to think of the stone, and sometimes jar their teeth terribly against it." - George Eliot

"If I became just a brain in a jar - as long as I can communicate back and forth with people, that would be okay with me." - Atul Gawande

"Now did you know if a stick insect laid it's eggs in a jar of Bovril it will give birth to a litter of twiglets." - Tim Vine

"Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk." - Robert Bloch

"To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream." - Sylvia Plath

"A person needs new experiences. They jar something deep inside, allowing you to grow. Without them, it sleeps- seldom to awaken. The sleeper must awaken." - Frank Herbert

"Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds." - Zig Ziglar

"The first sip of beer on a hot day is like that first finger-dip when you open a new jar of peanut butter." - Harlan Coben

"At a certain point my novels set. They set just as hard as that jam jar. And then I know they are finished." - Ivy Comptonburnett

"Nutella. I dig my spoon in and eat it straight out of the jar. I can easily go through one a week." - Malin Akerman

"I admire people who are suited to the contemplative life. They can sit inside themselves like honey in a jar and just be." - Elizabeth Janeway

"I spent my childhood eating. The only exercise I got was trying to twist off the cap of a jar of mayonnaise." - Richard Simmons

"Cosmetics makers have always sold 'hope in a jar' - creams and potions that promise youth, beauty, sex appeal, and even love for the women who use them." - Virginia Postrel

"I started out with a dream to make a star in a jar in my garage, and I ended up meeting the President of the United States!" - Taylor Wilson

"What we found was that of the people who stopped when there were 24 different flavors of jam out on display only 3% of them actually bought a jar of jam whereas of the people who stopped when there were 6 different flavors of jam 30% of them actually bought a jar of jam." - Sheena Iyengar

"I thought I'd go to a craft fair, and there would be a jar of jellybeans there - "Guess how many jellybeans are in this jar, and win a prize". Aw, come on, man, let just me have some. I'll tell you what, guess how many jellybeans I want! If you guessed a handful, you are right." - Mitch Hedberg

"My first taste memory is pickle. Even as a kid, I was really weird. I liked chillis. I used to climb up the shelves in my grandmother's pantry. The pickle jar was kept right at the top. One time, I dropped the jar and it broke. I was totally busted." - Padma Lakshmi

"The first book I ever bought for myself was 'One Fish Two Fish' by Dr. Seuss. My favourite page shows two children carrying an enormous glass jar up some stairs in the dark. In the jar is a tusked beflippered creature floating in brine." - Mini Grey

"People hear that I am a horror writer and they think that I must be a monster, but actually I have the heart of a small child - I keep it in a jar on my desk." - Robert Bloch

"[On Regis Philbin:] He's like everybody's kid brother with his hand in the cookie jar and his foot in his mouth. You love him, but you can't take him anywhere." - Kathie Lee Gifford

"Drink your fill when the jar is first opened, and when it is nearly done, but be sparing when it is half-empty; it's a poor savingwhen you come to the dregs." - Hesiod

"Meditation is the movement of love. It isn't the love of the one or of the many. It is like water that anyone can drink out of any jar." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"With ruin staring you in the face, there is nothing worse to live through than a siege of waiting and hoping. If you manage to live through it, nothing can ever jar your nerves after that." - Sue Sanders

"Good thoughts are blessed guests, and should be heartily welcomed, well fed, and much sought after. Like rose leaves, they give out a sweet smell if laid up in the jar of memory." - Charles Spurgeon

"If a sudden jar can cause me to speak an impatient, unloving word, then I know nothing of Calvary love. For a cup brimful of sweet water cannot spill even one drop of bitter water, however suddenly jolted." - Amy Carmichael

"But I wasn't sure. I wasn't sure at all. How did I know that someday?at college, in Europe, somewhere, anywhere?the bell jar, with its stifling distortions, wouldn't descend again?" - Sylvia Plath

"If anyone should doubt whether the electrical matter passes through the substance of bodies, or only over along their surfaces, a shock from an electrified large glass jar, taken through his own body, will probably convince him." - Benjamin Franklin

"One night, in his cups, he drank a jar of wildfire, after telling his friends it would transform him into a dragon, but the gods were kind and it transformed him into a corpse." - George R R Martin

"Popularity was fickle and elusive, like trying to catch fireflies in a jar. You were either born with it or relegated to wallflower status according to your mysterious and unknowable workings of the universe." - Melissa De La Cruz

"Yesterday a child came out to wonder Caught a dragonfly inside a jar Fearful when the sky was full of thunder And tearful at the falling of a star" - Joni Mitchell

"We are the mirror as well as the face in it. We are tasting the taste this minute of eternity. We are pain and what cures pain both. We are the sweet cold water and the jar that pours." - Rumi

"The pressure on language to deteriorate does not come merely from below, from the "democratic" lev-elers. It comes also from above, from the fancy jar-gonmongers, idle game players, fashionable coteries for second-rate intellectuals." - John Simon

"I do love improvisation, I love when I find an object in my studio or kitchen (look, a tea sample's tiny glass jar!) and instantly incorporate it in a project. It makes me feel creative on an every day basis." - Signe Baumane

"I'm going down the apples and pears, into the jam jar, down the frog and toad into the rub-da-dub-dub, and I'm going to have pig's ear." - Gianfranco Zola

"A jar of wine so priceless did not deserve to die. and Never think of leaving perfume or wines to your heir. Administer these youself and let him have the money." - Martial

"If you took a little of Sam Cooke and a little of Little Richard, and poured it in a jar and shook it up and poured it out you would get Otis Redding." - Steve Cropper

"Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make it so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, or drop a jar of applesauce." - Natalie Goldberg

"As a beauty I'm not a great star. Others are handsomer far; but my face - I don't mind it because I'm behind it; it the folks out in front that I jar." - Anthony Euwer

"It has a strange, quick jar upon the ear, That cocking of a pistol, when you know A moment more will bring the sight to bear Upon your person, twelve yards off or so." - Lord Byron

"Gertrudis got on her horse and rode away. She wasn't riding alone-she carried her childhood beside her, in the cream fritters she had enclosed in a jar in her saddlebag" - Laura Esquivel

"What, Sheamus? Oh no, I can see him...he's pretty pale......What? oh no, he's even whiter than that. He's like a jar of mayonaisse with eyeballs and a ketchup haircut." - John Cena

"On a hot day in Virginia, I know nothing more comforting than a fine spiced pickle, brought up trout-like from the sparkling depths of the aromatic jar below the stairs of Aunt Sally's cellar." - Thomas Jefferson

"I once met an economist who believed that everything was fungible for money, so I suggested he enclose himself in a large bell-jar with as much money as he wanted and see how long he lasted." - Amory Lovins

"The piano sounds like a carnival and the microphone smells like a beer. And they sit at the bar and put bread in my jar and say, man, what are you doing here?" - Billy Joel

"There was a young man of Herne Bay who was making some fireworks one day: but he dropped his cigar in the gunpowder jar. There was a young man of Herne Bay." - Ogden Nash

"I am lucky to be what I am! Thank goodness I'm not just a clam, or a ham, or a dusty jar of sour gooseberry jam! I am what I am - that's a great thing to be!" - Dr. Seuss

"Lovely are the curves of the white owl sweeping Wavy in the dusk lit by one large star. Lone on the fir-branch, his rattle-note unvaried, Brooding o'er the gloom, spins the brown eve-jar." - George Meredith

"But I wasn't sure. I wasn't sure at all. How did I know that somedayat college, in Europe, somewhere, anywherethe bell jar, with its stifling distortions, wouldn't descend again?" - Sylvia Plath

"We either put out 6 different flavors of jam or 24 different flavors of jam and we looked at 2 things. First, in what case were people more likely to buy a jar of jam?" - Sheena Iyengar

"I placed a jar in Tennessee And round it was, upon a hill. It made the slovenly wilderness Surround that hill. The wilderness rose upon it, And sprawled around, no longer wild." - Wallace Stevens

"It is a noble grand book, whoever wrote it-but Miss Evans' life taken at the best construction, does so jar against the beautiful book that one cannot help hoping against hope." - Elizabeth Gaskell

"I admire people who are suited to the contemplative life.... They can sit inside themselves like honey in a jar and just be. It's wonderful to have someone like that around, you always feel you can count on them." - Elizabeth Janeway

"because wherever I sat-on the deck of a ship or at a street cafe in Paris or Bangkok-I would be sitting under the same glass bell jar, stewing in my own sour air." - Sylvia Plath

"A practical, matter-of-fact man is like a wagon without springs: every single pebble on the road jolts him; but a man with imagination has springs that break the jar and jolt." - Henry Ward Beecher

"It is quite common to hear high officials in Washington and elsewhere speak of changing the map of the Middle East, as if ancient societies and myriad peoples can be shaken up like so many peanuts in a jar." - Edward Said

"All the heat and fear had purged itself. I felt surprisingly at peace. The bell jar hung suspended a few feet above my head. I was open to the circulating air." - Sylvia Plath

"People think that I must be a very strange person. This is not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a glass jar on my desk." - Stephen King

"Computers are another tool for the creative artist - just as a flat or filbert brush is. But there was a time when I left a jar of medium open by my work station for that painterly smell." - Donald Lambert

"Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce." - Natalie Goldberg

"Marmite - like that other little black-jar job, Bovril - is so much a Mark 1 staple-of-Empire brand, so much part of the Edwardian world of enamel advertising signs, the history of grin-and-bear-it industrial food." - Peter York

"I found out when I did the Oprah Winfrey show that there was a cookie jar of me. So she gave it to me. I had no idea prior to that that it even existed." - Carrie Fisher

"As an adolescent, I went to charm school, where I learned to pour tea and relate to boys, which, as I recall, meant giving them the pickle jar to unscrew, whether it was too hard for me or not." - Sue Monk Kidd

"It's very different working with all adults. I have a swear jar so that, if they have a potty mouth, I make them pay. That's what it's like being on set with adults." - Joey King

"I started working when I was seven, and ever since then I've been saving for an apartment. Even before that I had a little jam jar designated for my apartment money." - Keira Knightley

"I'm particularly fond of boned chicken breasts with a little garlic under the flesh and cooked in a casserole for 40 minutes with a jar of olives, some cherry tomatoes and a spoonful of olive oil." - Maeve Binchy

"So you treat your love like a firefly, like it only gets to shine for a little while. Catch it in a mason jar, with holes in the top, and run like hell to show it off." - Miranda Lambert

"An artist finds his happiest combination in a play of complementary colors. They are direct contrasts yet do not jar; they awaken the beholder, but do not disturb him." - Charles E. Burchfield

"A God Jar is anything you wish it to be, in which you can put your wishes, dreams, problems, prayers. You may want to think of it as a spiritual mailbox." - Julia Cameron

"People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy... and I keep it in a jar on my desk." - Stephen King



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