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"I can't argue my way out of a paper bag." - Gabriel Macht

"And into the brown paper bag of my heart, Eddy slipped a smile." - David James Duncan

"Kiss is like a smell in a paper bag, they just never go away" - Dee Snider

"I think I'm right-brained, incapable of managing my way out of a brown paper bag." - Jeremy Grantham

"I am attracted to generic or 'industrial' colours; paper bag brown, file cabinet gray, industrial green, that kind of thing." - Robert Mangold

"I can't multiply myself out of a paper bag. But when it comes to roots, I'm your man." - Jerry Newport

"It Was Once Suggested to Me that, as an Antidote to Crying, I Put My Head in a Paper Bag." - Joan Didion

"Commercial art is traditionally delivered to a client in a brown-paper bag with an invoice stapled to the outside." - Brad Holland

"I would run into the corner store, the bodega, and just grab a paper bag or buy juice - anything just to get a paper bag. And I'd write the words on the paper bag and stuff these ideas in my pocket until I got back. Then I would transfer them into the notebook." - Jay-Z

"I would run into the corner store, the bodega, and just grab a paper bag or buy juice - anything just to get a paper bag. And I'd write the words on the paper bag and stuff these ideas in my pocket until I got back. Then I would transfer them into the notebook." - Jayz

"Remember technology does not make good work. You can still write a poem on a brown paper bag, and haiku is just as profound as the pyramids." - James Turrell

"Oh, obviously," Reyna said. "Without you, I doubt Percy could find his way out of a paper bag." "True," Annabeth agreed." - Rick Riordan

"The brown paper bag is the only thing civilized man has produced that does not seem out of place in nature." - Tom Robbins

"The rattle of plastic keys reminds me of a squadron of butterflies failing to fight their way out of a paper bag." - Clive James

"I keep 'The Paper Bag Princess' by Robert Munsch on my shelf to remind me that my prince will love me no matter what I wear. Cheesy!" - Brittany Snow

"I'd learned some things. I knew you weren't supposed to hold a good wine at the top - the paper bag falls off." - Pat Paulsen

"Imitating paper isn't the goal; the goal is surpassing paper." - Mark Bernstein

"All reactionaries are paper tigers." - Mao Tse-Tung

"Anything on paper is obsolete!" - Craig Reucassel

"Imperialism is a paper tiger." - Mao Zedong

"New Orleans invented the brown paper bag party - usually at a gathering in a home - where anyone darker than the bag attached to the door was denied entrance. The brown bag criterion survives as a metaphor for how the black cultural elite quite literally establishes caste along color lines within black life." - Michael Eric Dyson

"Standards are paper. I use paper to wipe my butt every day. That's how much that paper is worth." - Linus Torvalds

"Make deals with people, not paper." - Penn Jillette

"Paper buys time. Steel buys freedom." - Philip D. Murphy

"Paper is like Joyce Carol Oates: white." - Caryl Churchill

"A white wall is the fool's paper." - Proverbs

"I like to make collages - paper collages." - Rachel True

"Do you ever feel like a plastic bag Drifting throught the wind Wanting to start again Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin Like a house of cards One blow from caving in" - Katy Perry

"The curiosity of cats is, like their affection, of a purity and intensity rarely seen in humans. We would be jaded when faced with the fiftieth paper bag. Not so our cats." - Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

"The majority decision constitutionalizes a distinction between a red leather pouch and a paper bag that is necessarily based at least in some part on economic and class differences and perceptions." - David L. Bazelon

"I have been going to Italy since 1980, but I always went to do work. I did not live overseas, because I do not like running around with everything I own in a paper bag." - Bill Dixon

"You might as well ask why a middle-aged man with no criminal record might put a paper bag over his head and rob a bank. I acted out of personal desperation." - Aldrich Ames

"I don't understand why people whose entire lives or their corporate success depends on communication, and yet they are led on occasion by CEOs who cannot talk their way out of a paper bag and don't care to." - Frank Luntz

"When some guy shows up with a shopping bag full of records and CD's and wants me to sign every one plus fifteen pieces of blank paper I wonder what the hell is he doing with all of that?" - Jimmy Carl Black

"Sometimes I want to clean up my desk and go out and say, respect me, I'm a respectable grown-up, and other times I just want to jump into a paper bag and shake and bake myself to death." - Wendy Wasserstein

"I have a bag full of words, and when one of us comes up with a good piece of music, I look in the bag to see if anything there will fit. If nothing does, I sit down and try to put down on paper what the music makes me feel; very rarely will a piece of writing inspire a piece of music." - Robert Smith

"I was teased if I brought my books home. I would take a paper bag to the library and put the books in the bag and bring them home. Not that I was that concerned about them teasing me - because I would hit them in a heartbeat. But I felt a little ashamed, having books." - Walter Dean Myers

"But on paper, things can live forever. On paper, a butterfly never dies." - Jacqueline Woodson

"Tyson- "Cash? Like...green paper?" Percy- "Yeah." Tyson- "Like the kind in duffel bags?" Percy-"Yeah, but we lost those bags days a-g-g-." "Tyson! How did you-" Tyson- "Thought it was a feed bag for Rainbow. Found it floating in sea, but only paper inside. Sorry." - Rick Riordan

"Covetousnesse breaks the bag." - George Herbert

"Lawyers love paper. They eat, sleep and dream paper. They turn paper into gold, and their files are colorful and their language neoclassical and calli-graphically bewigged." - Karl Shapiro

"Lawyers love paper. They eat, sleep and dream paper. They turn paper into gold, and their files are colorful and their language neoclassical and calligraphically bewigged." - Karl Shapiro

"With a pencil and paper, I could revise the world." - Alison Lurie

"I wish I could just project everything on the paper," - Patti Smith

"You can't write a term paper before breakfast." - Charles M Schulz

"Numbers have life; they"re not just symbols on paper." - Shakuntala Devi

"Drunken talk is' meant to be printed in the paper." - Ray Charles

"The best place to solve a problem is on paper." - Jim Rohn

"Everybody mad when their paper don't stack right" - Curtis Jackson

"An idea on paper to a reality in large part." - Tom Ridge

"It's easier to see the mistake on someone else's paper." - Cynthia Lewis

"Sure, go ahead, simulate life, using only ink and paper." - Michael Cunningham

"Sometimes plans don't translate smoothly from paper to real life." - Eoin Colfer

"Numbers have life; they're not just symbols on paper." - Shakuntala Devi

"The paper is patient, but the reader is not." - Joseph Joubert

"I can get incredibly erotic about blotting paper." - Steven Morrissey

"Where were you fellows when the paper was blank?" - Fred Allen

"The air smelled of paper and dust and years." - George R R Martin

"The town was paper, but the memories were not." - John Green

"This paper was one of my digressions into abstract economics." - William Vickrey

"I've been with the paper for almost 30 years." - Robert Scheer

"History shows how feeble are barriers of paper." - John Lothrop Motley

"If they give you ruled paper, write the other way." - Juan Ramon Jimenez

"When the loo paper gets thicker and the writing paper thinner, it's always a bad sign, at home." - Nancy Mitford

"It's actually a very unpleasant experience to read a Nature paper, or to read a Science paper." - Randy Schekman

"How do you commemorate a year? A paper anniversary, but we are the words written down, not the paper." - David Levithan

"The big money in booms is always made first by the public - on paper. And it remains on paper." - Edwin Lefevre

"What I want to know is this: Are the stars gold paper or is the gold paper stars?" - P L Travers

"Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright." - Benjamin Franklin

"German in the most extravagantly ugly language - it sounds like someone using a sick bag on a 747." - Willie Rushton

"Golf is a fine relief from the tensions of office, but we are a little tired of holding the bag." - Adlai Stevenson

"A Christian is like a tea bag - he's not worth much until he's been through some hot water." - Anonymous

"I couldn't tell if the streaker was a man or a woman because it had a bag on it's head." - Yogi Berra

"You want to know what it's like to be on a plane for 22 hours? Sit in a chair, squeeze your head as hard as you can, don't stop, then take a paper bag and put it over your mouth and nose and breath your own air over and over and over." - Lewis Black

"Normally if I met a guy who was unemployed and illiterate who hadn't bathed in a couple of weeks, I'd be standing in a puddle with excitement, but I'm sort of in a bad mood tonight, so take this bag and give me the fu**ing paper before I pop your head like a zit. He said, you're a lesbian, aren't you?" - Christopher Moore

"On investments, 1998: Where I'm from we don't trust paper. Wealth is what's here on the premises. If I open a cupboard and see, say, 30 cans of tomato sauce and a five-pound bag of rice, I get a little thrill of well-being - much more so than if I take a look at the quarterly dividend report from my mutual fund." - Garrison Keillor

"I caused my husband's heart attack. In the middle of lovemaking I took the paper bag off my head. He dropped the Polaroid and keeled over and so did the hooker. It would have taken me half an hour to untie myself and call the paramedics, but fortunately the Great Dane could dial." - Joan Rivers

"The first five years as a writer, I didn't know how to write at all. I couldn't write my way out of a white paper bag. And yet, I did some remarkable things. And later on, there were periods where I got this mission to find an articulate voice with rewrites and all. There were periods where I was as dense as Faulkner." - Richard Meltzer

"...I mean to say, when a girl, offered a good man's heart, laughs like a bursting paper bag and tells him not to be a silly ass, the good man is entitled, I think, to assume that the whole thing is off." - P G Wodehouse

"If Helen of Troy could have been seen eating peppermints out of a paper bag, it is highly probable that her admirers would have been an entirely different class. It is the thing you are found doing while the horde looks on that you shall be loved for - or ignored." - Djuna Barnes

"Where I'm from we don't trust paper. Wealth is what's here on the premises. If I open a cupboard and see, say, thirty cans of tomato sauce and a five-pound bag of rice, I get a little thrill of well-being - much more so than if I take a look at the quarterly dividend report from my mutual fund." - Garrison Keillor

"If Helen of Troy could have been seen eating peppermints out of a paper bag, it is highly probable that her admirers would have been an entirely different class.It is the thing you are found doing while the horde looks on that you shall be loved for - or ignored." - Djuna Barnes

"As for environmentalism, I'm only an environmentalist by accident. I live in New York, so I bike, and the closest grocery store to me sells organic produce. I also shop with a book bag because I ride a bike, and it's hard to carry the paper or plastic bags." - Jesse Eisenberg

"I am not that attached to material things. And the good thing is I can make choices. I have very few possessions. Luckily, as a man you don't need much... a few papers, a couple of books, and a few shirts, jackets, sweaters. It fits in a little thing, in a paper bag, so it's very easy." - Nicolas Berggruen

"Even Crazy Horses is a good song, by the Osmonds. I've known many bands who have covered that. It's just a great song. I bought it in a brown, paper bag because I didn't want anyone to know I had it." - Joe Elliott

"I think Nina Simone has had an amazing journey. She was spicy and she had attitude and she didn't care, she wanted her money in a paper bag and don't mess with me and I've been doing some research on that so." - Nia Long

"That was the - It was an exciting time because it was as though I was sort of tied up in a paper bag or in a gunny sack with a rope around the neck of it, and all of a sudden with the acceptance of that first book everything sort of spilled out!" - Robert Mccloskey

"I've always loved acting, even from when I was a child. But when I got on stage, I realised I couldn't act my way out of a paper bag. I was wild and full of unharnessed energy, but I was around all these seasoned performers like Rita Cullis. It was as if they were all in slow motion." - Claron Mcfadden

"All I really want to do is things I haven't done. 'I'm gonna put a paper bag on my head and be on the cover of 'Billboard,' see what I can get away with - if they'll let me.' And they let me. And I am literally giggling inside for, like, a month that I got away with it." - Sia

"Everybody always laughs because I feel so much more comfortable with, like, a giant paper bag on my whole body and paint on my face. Sometimes I try really hard to take it all off. But inevitably what's underneath is still not a straight edge. And I don't think it ever will be." - Lady Gaga

"I'm superstitious about the paper that I use, for example. I've written all my novels on a paper of a particular size with lines of a particular distance apart and with two holes in the paper for the folder clip." - Philip Pullman

"Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless extravagance." - Tove Jansson

"A paper town for a paper girl." - John Green

"Like when I'm in the bathroom looking at my toilet paper, I'm like 'Wow! That's toilet paper?' I don't know if we appreciate how much we have." - Alicia Silverstone

"Note that ANSI standards also cost way too much compared to toilet paper, and they're pretty bad quality as toilet paper goes, too." - Erik Naggum

"Paper publishers are doing everything they can to slow the transition to eBooks because, in a digital world, paper publishers' high hardback margins essentially disappear." - Barry Eisler

"And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take his automobile and buy all his food in one place and He could save that which was good to eat in the refrigerator and throw away that which had no further use. And soon the earth was covered with plastic bags and aluminum cans and paper plates and disposable bottles and there was nowhere to sit down or walk, and Man shook his head and cried: Look at this Godawful mess." - Art Buchwald

"And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take his automobile and buy all his food in one place and He could save that which was good to eat in the refrigerator and throw away that which had no further use. And soon the earth was covered with plastic bags and aluminum cans and paper plates and disposable bottles and there was nowhere to sit down or walk, and Man shook his head and cried: "Look at this Godawful mess." - Art Buchwald

"If you find your truth you must follow it. You could find it in a paper bag, or in a statue, or in a slaughterhouse; you might find it dangling somewhere. People might say, What the heck are you doing? but its ok if they dont understand. And if you follow it, stay true to it, and respect it, you could be in store for the greatest journey you could ever imagine." - Buckethead

"I don't want to face the reality of what people want from a female pop star. Everybody always laughs because I feel so much more comfortable with, like, a giant paper bag on my whole body and paint on my face. Sometimes I try really hard to take it all off. But inevitably what's underneath is still not a straight edge. And I don't think it ever will be." - Lady Gaga

"Let your memory be your travel bag." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"When you cook it should be an act of love. To put a frozen bag in the microwave for your child is an act of hate." - Raymond Blanc

"It is easier to gather up a bag of loose feathers than to round up or head off a single lie." - Anonymous

"I'd come to respect the bag." - Rick Riordan

"I hire tea by the tea bag." - Martin Amis

"Everton are literally a bag of Revells." - Paul Merson

"Life is just a bag of pot." - Iggy Pop

"Politics,' he says, 'ain't bean bag." - Finley Peter Dunne

"Feed the Birds, Tuppence a Bag!" - P L Travers

"I was given a stethoscope in a child's 'doctor's bag' at about age six and I loved it! One could hear the heart beating through that plastic toy." - Jessye Norman

"Any system or blueprint for success is better than none at all. Think on paper." - Brian Tracy

"A piece of paper makes you an officer, a radio makes you a commander." - Omar N Bradley

"Do not on any account attempt to write on both sides of the paper at once." - W. C. Sellar

"Anyone could write a novel given six weeks, pen paper, and no telephone or wife." - Evelyn Waugh

"Reality is as thin as paper and betrays with all its cracks its imitative character." - Bruno Schulz

"Right now, nobody legalized paper money. Where did that come from." - Ron Paul

"Regardless of anything, my dad wants me to "get that piece of paper!" - degree over everything." - Joey Badass

"Until you commit your goals to paper, you have intentions that are seeds without soil." - Brian Tracy

"A sermon in shoes is often more eloquent than a sermon on paper." - Theodore L. Cuyler

"It's easier to revise lousy writing than to revise a blank sheet of paper." - S.A. Bodeen

"The honors Hollywood has for the writer are as dubious as tissue-paper cuff links." - Ben Hecht

"Putting pen to paper lights more fire than matches ever will" - Malcolm Forbes

"Art is not delivered like the morning paper; it has to be stolen from Mount Olympus." - Wayne Thiebaud

"....a perfect paper airplane." - Ellen Hopkins

"You can only write by putting words on a paper one at a time." - Sandra Brown

"The surprising thing about this paper is that a man who could write it would." - John Edensor Littlewood

"Paperwork wouldn't be so bad if it weren't for all the paper. And the work." - Darynda Jones

"Girls usually have a paper mache face on their wedding day." - Colette

"How about this for a headline for tomorrow's paper? French fries." - James French

"Here are a few of the unpleasantest words that ever blotted paper." - William Shakespeare

"Yeah? For what paper?" - Yogi Berra

"On paper, I think this is the best team I've been on." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Nothing chased nightmares away faster than the rustle of printed paper." - Cornelia Funke

"My life looked good on paper - where, in fact, almost all of it was being lived." - Martin Amis

"Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly!" - Alexander Pope

"But that's the thing about basketball: you don't play games on paper." - Bill Simmons

"Paper is poverty, it is only the ghost of money, and not money itself." - Thomas Jefferson

"I always start writing with a clean piece of paper and a dirty mind." - Patrick Dennis

"This paper will no doubt be found interesting by those who take an interest in it" - John Dalton

"Stop throwing the Constitution in my face. It's just a goddamned piece of paper!" - George W Bush

"Say, it's only a paper moon, / Sailing over a cardboard sea." - Yip Harburg

"What you have in your head, put down on paper. The head is a fragile vessel." - Dmitri Shostakovich

"This paper of yours is so lightly written that you must have sweated terribly." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"The wide screen reminds me of a roll of toilet paper." - Yasujiro Ozu

"Herbert used to say that he was as tight as the paper on the wall." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"Breakfast is the one meal at which it is permissible to read the paper ..." - Amy Vanderbilt

"Baseball is the only thing beside the paper clip that hasn't changed" - Bill Veeck

"... she called it a paper town. Like, you know, everything so fake and flimsy." - John Green

"She's sensitive, too. Takes to hurt the way water takes to paper." - Junot Diaz

"The written word is redundant on the high seas. Why? Because paper gets wet too easily." - Walter Moers



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