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Make A Point Quotes


"Love a man who'll bleed to make a point. (Candy)" - Richard Kadrey

"Make it a point not to be over-fascinating." - Martial

"Make your breaking point your turning point." - Dennis Kimbro

"It's better to make a difference than to make a point." - Andy Stanley

"My goal isn't to make money, it's to try and survive and make a point." - Marilyn Manson

"I don't have to make a point. I'm George Bush. I'm the president. I built that arena, so I don't have to make a point." - Shaquille O'Neal

"The point of having a director is that they make the final decision; it's their point of view, they set the rhythm and they make the final decisions." - Christian Bale

"You don't want to make a movie just to make a movie. You better have a point of view." - Drew Goddard

"I'm a point guard, I've always been a point guard, I've played point guard all my life. Personally, I feel the best point guards make other players look better and create their own shot. I fit in that category." - Chauncey Billups

"A leader should never risk their ability to make a difference by making an unnecessary point." - Andy Stanley

"Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood." - Mary Hirsch

"I want to make a positive point of Ikea. It makes income inequality a minor distraction." - Greg Gutfeld

"My point of view when I make a book or I make a movie is to see the humanistic point of view. The point of view of the daily life of normal people." - Marjane Satrapi

"Goals should always be made to a point that will make us reach and strain." - Spencer W. Kimball

"What's the point in having a mind if you don't use it to make judgements?" - Sarah J. Maas

"I'm not going to drag it out or make a point, because points are pointless." - Simon Jordan

"I think basically I'm a painter, but I would use anything to make my point." - Julian Schnabel

"I always make it a point to pick songs on which players really shine." - John Mayall

"Everybody has to sell out at some point to make a living." - Dennis Miller

"Mothers send strips to daughters to make a point. Daughters smack strips down on the breakfast table to make a point. My own mom sometimes cuts a strip out and sends it to me to make sure I understand her." - Cathy Guisewite

"In every life there comes a point when you have to make a decision about how you will live." - Alice Walker

"Of course, speculation will always make a crisis worse. If there is a weak point, it will expose it." - George Soros

"Where's the point in fighting and slaying if you can make a friend out of anybeast instead of a foe?" - Brian Jacques

"There is no point in going into a business unless you can make a radical difference in other people's lives." - Richard Branson

"When I don't like a piece of music, I make a point of listening to it more closely" - Florent Schmitt

"There is no point in going into a business unless you can make a radical difference in other people's lives." - Richard Branson

"When I don't like a piece of music, I make a point of listening to it more closely." - Florent Schmitt

"You reach a certain point in your life where they things you do and say do make a difference." - Jimmy Webb

"Anger is useful only to a certain point. After that, it becomes rage, and rage will make you careless." - Lauren Oliver

"If a man cannot make his point to keen boys in ten minutes, he ought to be shot!" - Robert Baden-Powell

"The point is less what we choose than that we have the power to make a choice." - Gloria Steinem

"But, alas, to make me A fixed figure for the time of scorn To point his slow unmoving finger at!" - William Shakespeare

"When communicating results to non-technical types there is nothing better than a clear visualization to make your point." - John Tukey

"You don't have to make things harder then they have to be just to prove a point." - Sarah Dessen

"What was the point in satin and lace if it didn't make a man struggle to speak?" - Alexandra Ivy

"I'm just saying what I think about at the time. I don't make a point to do anything, really." - Vince Staples

"The point has always been to make music, it's not like I've always been running a giant money making scheme." - Girl Talk

"I think that's an interesting point of being a songwriter, is to write songs that make people think." - Joshua James Alphonse Franceschi

"I have never had a point in my life to make. I'm just trying to entertain the reader." - Dave Barry

"Wit is a sword; it is meant to make people feel the point as well as see it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Comedy is the most palliative way to make a point. People are more willing to listen if they can laugh." - Judy Gold

"You do not have to ladle on the impasto to make a point about human frailty or ambitions." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"I tried to make a point of doing things outside the box, of not having basketball consume me." - Grant Hill

"My massive motivation in life is to make parents proud. But even that has to stop at a point." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"I don't see the point in marriage: if you make a commitment, you make a commitment. Fidelity is important to me; it's about honouring that commitment." - Greg Wise

"I'm at a point in my life where I could make 20 more movies, but I want to make 20 more movies that matter to me." - Reese Witherspoon

"Make it a point to choose the right backer, make your investments wisely, and do the work of the Lord which guarantees exceeding and abundant eternal benefits." - Monica Johnson

"My point is that the social forces liberals like to point to are real - I absolutely agree - but, at the same time, a good grounding from a family can make a huge difference." - Steven James

"If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack." - Winston Churchill

"Even a brief interaction can change the way people think about themselves, their leaders, and the future. Each of those many connections you make has the potential to become a high point or a low point in someone's day." - Douglas Conant

"The point is, you have family and friends who love you. You have a world out there just waiting for you to conquer it. You have a life that will be anything you make it. That's the point." - Malorie Blackman

"I have a lot of difficulty in a business culture that is only interested in making money. I can't see the point. What's the point of spending 10,000 just to make 20,000? Why not just keep the 10,000?" - Peter Saville

"Yeah, that's a good point." - Mick Foley

"All human beings are like travelers floating down the eternal river of time, embarking at a certain point and disembarking again at another point in order to make room for others waiting below the river to come aboard." - Lin Yutang

"Like your weight set-point, which keeps the scale hovering around the same number, your happiness set-point will remain the same unless you make a concerted effort to change it." - Marci Shimoff

"I cant back up and start over. But I don't see the point in slobbering over it. And I cant see where it would make me feel better to be able to point a finger at somebody else." - Cormac Mccarthy

"At this point, because we have stayed the same course for so many years, I feel like we are freer to make choices that are motivated by what feels right creatively at a given point in time." - Mike Mccready

"I didn't want to kill anybody, but there comes a point when the only way you can make a statement is to pick up a gun." - Sara Jane Moore

"When I have a really hot date at a show, I definitely make it a point to use her name. The girls really love that." - Dane Cook

"Is there a point at which every Sunday during the NFL season ceases to make a man feel like a kid on Christmas morning?" - Mike Alexander

"I get a lot of people telling me that I'd make a good 'wacky neighbor.' I wouldn't mind that, if it was a starting-off point." - Harland Williams

"Case in point: Take adversity and make it an asset." - Donald Trump

"What difference, at this point, does it make?" - Hillary Clinton

"The great point guards make everybody else better." - Stephon Marbury

"Sleaze is a point by point refutation of elegance." - Mason Cooley

"Love doesn't have a point. Love is the point." - Alan Moore

"I guess every musician looks forward to a point where they can just kind of make an album that truly is like a nice art album." - Emma Stone

"Every rock or molotov cocktail thrown should make a very obvious political point. Random violence produces random propaganda results. Why waste even a rock?" - Abbie Hoffman

"As a writer, I don't think it's my responsibility to make a point. I just write and hope there's someone who'll like it." - Tama Janowitz

"If you're asking for a date, forget it. 'Cause I make it a point not to go out with women who shoot me in the head!" - Dante Alighieri

"If a man wants to read good books, he must make a point of avoiding bad ones; for life is short, and time and energy limited." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"A poem is like a child; at some point we have to let it go and trust that it will make its own way in the world." - Dorianne Laux

"I get to the point where I feel relaxed, and then I just shoot a ton of material and make a lot of different choices." - Ben Affleck

"At a certain point, I should start to pay attention and make sure I'm not damaging my vocal chords, because I enjoy using them a lot." - Martina Sorbara

"Men make it such a point of honour to be fit for business that they forget to examine whether business is fit for a man." - George Savile

"A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing." - Arnold Bax

"Bands like Nirvana had theatrical sensibilities, playing with image, challenging assumptions people were making about them, the apex being Kurt Cobain in a dress to make a point." - Amanda Palmer

"I like to make records sound good. I'm more like a reducer than a producer. If an artist cannot produce themselves, what's the point?" - Branford Marsalis

"At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture." - Martin Puryear

"I would make a film with a political point of view if I agreed with it, and even, perhaps, if I didn't." - Ridley Scott

"If you got a dope girl, there's going to be people that want her. But I don't know, I've always kept my 'A-game' on point. I just make a point to make sure the woman that I'm with is taken care of. You got to keep it new, so I go out of my way to make them feel special." - Lance Gross

"I found every single successful person I've ever spoken to had a turning point. The turning point was when they made a clear, specific unequivocal decision that they were going to achieve success. Some people make that decision at 15 and some people make it at 50, and most people never make it at all." - Brian Tracy

"For the facts that make up the world need the non-factual as a vantage point from which to be perceived." - Ingeborg Bachmann

"Spiritual consciousness does not make your problems go away; it does, however, help you view them from a different vantage point." - Iyanla Vanzant

"It is sometimes a point of as much cleverness to know to make good use of advice from others as to be able give good advice to oneself." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Some who are far from atheists, may make themselves merry with that conceit of thousands of spirits dancing at once upon a needle's point." - Ralph Cudworth

"The point of life was to press on, to do the best you can, to make the world a better place." - Tom Clancy

"The way strength and conditioning has helped me now is that I make it a point to go to the gym everyday if I can." - Bo Jackson

"What's the point of being a magician if you can't wave your wand and make the people you care about feel better?" - Rick Riordan

"All of her bones seemed more purposeful than other people's. Like they weren't just there to hold her up, they were there to make a point." - Rainbow Rowell

"Make it a point to be around those with positive energy - people who want what's best for you, people who understand your goals and priorities." - Rebecca Lobo

"I wouldn't change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes" - Ethel Merman

"When you make these films, they become like your children. But at a certain point, they don't belong to you anymore; they belong to the world." - John Lasseter

"There is no point in praying for victory over temptation if we are not willing to make a commitment to say no to it." - Jerry Bridges

"I was always into film, but theater was my entry point. I always felt like film didn't make sense to me, as a kid." - Patrick J Adams

"The point is that the reader's journey through our site is a narrative experience. Our job is to make the narrative satisfying." - Mark Bernstein

"When you make these films, they become like your children. But at a certain point, they do' belong to you anymore; they belong to the world." - John Lasseter

"Make movies you love because it's miserable. Every movie I've worked on at one point or another is exhausting, and you feel like you're making a bad movie." - Simon Kinberg

"If I could have a superpower, I would choose the ability to make people's heart stop, if I just point at them." - Damon Wayans Jr

"I really make a point of never worrying, or trying not to worry, about the way I'm perceived. You'll go crazy otherwise." - Rob Lowe

"Muslim traders and philanthropists should make it a point that if the weapon of public opinion is to be used, it is to be kept in the hand." - Osama Bin Laden

"[I'm often called a Deviant Calvinist] but that only goes to underline the point I'm trying to make about the need to broaden our account of the tradition!" - Oliver D. Crisp

"I'm not having to show off or make a point about how good I am at doing something. I think I've always kind of been that way." - Eddie Vedder

"What's the point of being a magician if you ca' wave your wand and make the people you care about feel better?" - Rick Riordan

"All of her bones seemed more purposeful than other people"s. Like they were' just there to hold her up, they were there to make a point." - Rainbow Rowell

"You see, that's the whole point of being in government. If you don't like something you simply make up a law that makes it illegal." - Richard Curtis

"People buy-into what they can understand quickly. If it takes you a long time to make your point, most people think you don't have one!" - Garrison Wynn

"While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time, it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction." - James Branch Cabell

"I travel every single day, but I make it a point to hit the gym. I want to look good for the summer." - Pauly D

"I make it a point to go home every weekend so I can meet with Georgians and hear from them directly." - Johnny Isakson

"To make a point of declaring friendship is to cheapen it. For men's emotions are very rarely put into words successfully." - Hunter S Thompson

"What's the point in being an unpopular writer? It just doesn't make a lot of sense. For me it doesn't, anyway." - Bryce Courtenay

"Terrorism, to me, is the use of terror for political purpose, and terror is indiscriminate murder of civilians to make a political point." - Al Franken

"We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective." - Dave Barry

"I wouldn't change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes." - Ethel Merman

"When you make these films, they become like your children. But at a certain point, they don't belong to you anymore; they belong to the world." - John Lasseter

"I've always thought that the act of playing the guitar was the act of trying to make a point of playing the guitar." - Mick Ronson

"My goal was to be at the point - no older than 40 - where I would have enough resources to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged people." - Jeffrey Skoll

"Mom and Pop were proud of my popularity, but from their point of view, show business was no way to make a living." - Ethel Merman

"I think, at a certain point, it's better for women not to have any alcohol because it can make your face, breasts and midsection get very bloated." - Sharon Stone

"Being able to write an idea down succinctly doesn't make that idea any better than one which rambles on a bit. It just comes to the point sooner." - Simon Travaglia

"One must not make oneself cheap here - that is a cardinal point - or else one is done. Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time." - Dave Winfield

"It's such a normal thing for a dance producer to make music and try it out in the club, but that was relatively new to me. I wanted to make a good album that felt like it had a point." - Kieran Hebden

"The reason we wouldn't make a seven-inch tablet isn't because we don't want to hit a price point, it's because we don't think you can make a great tablet with a seven-inch screen." - Steve Jobs

"You have freedom, so you have to make choices - and at the point when I make a choice, the building starts to look like a Frank Gehry building. It's a signature." - Frank Gehry

"The point is to get a good rhythm, to make it mindless, almost as a daydream. To walk like breathing. To make it what the body wants, what the air wants, what time wants." - Susan Sontag

"I write in Times New Roman, 12 point, and arrange the margins so that the screen looks like a page from a book. This spurs me on to make the writing as perfect as I can make it." - Paul Lynch

"Do you want to make a point or do you want to make a change? do you want to get something off your chest, or do you want to get something done?" - Richard Nixon

"I better make the plot good. I wanted to make it grip people on the first page and have a big turning point in the middle, as there is, and construct the whole thing like a roller coaster ride." - Mark Haddon

"Sometimes it's important to vote - you know, to make a statement, to make a point; certainly, many of us who were involved in the Nader campaign in 2000 felt that way." - Michael Moore

"If you really want to make a relationship work, at some point in time, you're going to have to make some sacrifices and do some things that are a little bit uncomfortable." - Ashton Kutcher

"In a true partnership, the kind worth striving for, the kind worth insisting on, and even, frankly, worth divorcing over, both people try to give as much or even a little more than they get. 'Deserves' is not the point. And 'owes' is certainly not the point. The point is to make the other person as happy as we can, because their happiness adds to ours. The point is - in the right hands, everything that you give, you get." - Amy Bloom

"Oh, sure... I was trying to make to make a point that we shouldn't be afraid to debate the left, even on the environment. That was obviously misconstrued, and that's one of the things I probably won't do again" - Newt Gingrich

"But you just said you loved me." "I do, Mer. That's the point. I can't make you like me. I can't stand the thought of you hungry or cold or scared. I can't make you a Six." - Kiera Cass

"All actors have to believe that our characters have a point that makes sense. Hopefully, they make sense to the crowd watching it, but at least he has to make sense in his own mind, in his own universe." - Mads Mikkelsen

"I make a special point of working on Thanksgiving Day. I have friends I go out with but I even make it plain to them. The standard reason for Thanksgiving doesn't mean nothing to me." - John Henrik Clarke

"I think I realized that Dave Barry was funnier than I'll ever be, and he made no attempt to make any actual points. He had a general libertarian point of view, but in general, he just liked to make jokes." - Joel Stein

"Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family." - Mother Teresa

"Relaxing, experiencing nature and laughing are what rejuvenate me and make me feel happy. I believe that when I feel happy, that's when I look beautiful... I make a point of laughing out loud every single day." - Sui He

"Anybody can make jokes. But unless they come from conviction, and there's truth in them, you haven't nailed it. They aren't as funny as they could be, and they don't make a point." - Dan Jenkins

"The first commandment for every good explorer is that an expedition has two points: the point of departure and the point of arrival. If your intention is to make the second theoretical point coincide with the actual point of arrival, don't think about the means - because the journey is a virtual space that finishes when it finishes, and there are as many means as there are different ways of 'finishing.' That is to say, the means are endless." - Che Guevara

"A garden always has a point." - Elizabeth Hoyt

"Imagine a world without a fixed point." - Peter Greenaway

"Feminism means having a choice. And feminism doesn't care which choices you make, either. Just that you have them. The point has never been to establish some principled refusal to give yourself to another human being. The point is to make sure you can give yourself-or not give yourself-of your free will." - Rachel Kadish

"A line partakes of the simplicity of a point more than does a surface; and a surface [partakes thereof more] than does a material object-as was evident. From this consideration of a point and a material object elevate yourself unto a likeness of True Being and of the universe; and by means of [this] quite clear symbolism [of a point] make a conjecture about what has been said." - Nicholas of Cusa

"Any working cartoonist will tell you this, anybody who's working in a creative field: at some point, it's a job. You have deadlines. I think, for over a year, I refused to make them for publications, because I only wanted to make them when I wanted to make them. But at some point, I was like, "This is crazy, you have an opportunity to be a professional cartoonist." - David Rees

"A final of a grand slam is always a matter of details. Maybe a point here, a point there will make the difference. Maybe someone who is a bit more gutsy than the other player, someone who is having a better day than the others." - Sabine Lisicki

"A lot depends on the starting point." - Howard Raiffa

"Reality is just a point of view." - Philip K Dick



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