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Taking A Break Quotes


"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne

"A lot of people in a LA need to take a break from taking a break." - Dov Davidoff

"I've never had any intentions of taking a break (from boxing)." - Sergio Martinez

"Our Headmaster is taking a short break," said Professor McGonagall, pointing at the Snape-shaped hole in the window." - J K Rowling

"Right now I'm taking a break from hip-hop documentaries. But I would do it if things lined up." - Michael Rapaport

"I am taking a break, but not a huge break because the Maiden record is actually happening right now, and I am recording it as we speak, well not right as we speak, but close." - Bruce Dickinson

"The best way to break up with a girl is like I'm taking off a band-aid. Slowly and in the shower." - Anthony Jeselnik

"I think it's important to break taboos for the same reason it's important to break laws and rules - because either you're a slave to them, or you're taking matters into your hands." - George Carlin

"I saw that my image was changing or fading. One of the reasons for taking a break from clubs was to be missed-not forgotten." - Sammy Davis Jr

"I'm taking a break from music... everyone was so mean about it and it was so hard that I wanted to die." - Melanie Laurent

"I saw that my image was changing or fading. One of the reasons for taking a break from clubs was to be missed-not forgotten." - Sammy Davis, Jr.

"My music started as a way to break through weaknesses - like anxiety, which was completely taking over my whole life, where I could barely function." - Zola Jesus

"Give me a break." - John Stossel

"Give the ocean a break. Give yourself a break." - Sylvia Earle

"Shaking the past, making my break, taking control, that's what it takes." - Kenny Loggins

"We're, ah, taking a break to evaluate things, and, um, reexamine our relationship, so I stuffed him in a closet!" I burst out in shame. Timmie's eyes goggled. Is he still there?" - Jeaniene Frost

"I believe it is possible that we can turn today's breakdown into a planetary breakthrough on one condition. We can do it if we can break free of a set of dominant but misleading ideas that are taking us down." - Frances Moore Lappe

"Anthony Hopkins says you just keep acting. Do it all the time and eventually it will happen. He got his break, after all, by taking a role nobody else wanted. A cannibal!" - Richard E Grant

"I'm just kind of taking a break now and enjoying the freedom of making my own choices. When you're on a television show for six years, they run your schedule." - Andrew Shue

"A female friend who caught me watching Fashion TV reckons its audience is largely made up of slobbering men who are just taking a break from the appalling Men & Motors channel. I don't agree." - Arthur Smith

"I was never that famous, but I do think going to college and really getting away from the business and taking a true break is incredibly, incredibly important if you start acting at a young age." - Gaby Hoffmann

"Procrastination is a common reaction to feeling overwhelmed or fear of failure. Instead of taking on too much at once and overwhelming yourself, break things down and take one small action step at a time." - Lauren Mackler

"It's true that I'm taking a break from writing a regular column to do other things but it's got nothing to do with what dear Simon has or has not written." - Ferdinand Mount

"I'm interested in taking raw human emotions and then isolating them without any narrative structure. In order to achieve this, I try to break out of the narrative conventions that you'd see in a typical feature film." - Sam Taylorwood

"When I have finished a job, done all the promotion, and it's been received well. Then I can allow myself the luxury of a break, and chilling out with my family and friends, and taking a nice break knowing I've done a good job." - Naomie Harris

"I was taking electives, and that branched into theater. Theater led to me taking a break during the summer between my junior and senior year. After I graduated, I ended up moving out to L.A. But in my senior year, I made it a part of my major." - Wes Brown

"I needed a break... from myself." - Jay Asher

"Break a bad habit - drop it" - Anonymous

"Realism can break a writer's heart." - Salman Rushdie

"Poetry is a break for freedom." - David Whyte

"We need a break from Capitalism," - Kshama Sawant

"Even the soldiers need a break sometimes." - Prince

"Break the leg of a bad habit." - Proverbs

"Never give a sucker an even break." - W C Fields

"I'm kind of a walking photographer, i love exploring new places. One day I was taking a break during an excursion in the Broceliande forest, looking for the best place to settle, when I discovered a small clearing with a tree without leaves. I stayed for hours looking around, taking some pictures and I found Le Coq lying down under the tree. The tree's branches were rising as if to touch the sky." - Jacques Lecoq

"Break my heart. Break it a thousand times if you like. It was only ever yours to break anyway." - Kiera Cass

"And she [Margaret Thatcher] also had a sort of a way, like a railroad train, of going, taking a breath and starting quite quietly and making a point in a way that you don't really know that this point is going to be made through several examples, and there will be not be a break in the speaking voice at any point." - Meryl Streep

"I was born in the summer of 1970, the last of five boys stretched over eight years. My parents were a struggling young couple who had been married one afternoon under a shade tree by a preacher without a church. No guests or fancy dress, just the two of them, lost in love, and the preacher taking a break from working on a house." - Charles M Blow

"It's a simple thing to break a string, but you cannot hope to break a rope." - Henry Schriver

"Today, we're taking a break from the concerns and the bustle of the work-a-day world. But we're also making a new beginning. As we gather around our dining room tables for the midday meal, let us thank God for life and the blessings He's put before us. High among them are our families, our freedom, and the opportunities of a new year." - Ronald Reagan

"I took a little break - I was coming back to work and the last thing I was going to do was take a step backwards, so I knew that if I was going to take a feature it was going to have to be taking a step forward." - Nia Long

"America's got to take a break from foreign wars, and take a break from immigration." - Milo Yiannopoulos

"Don't break a leg, anyone. Do not break a leg. It's really boring." - Tom Hopper

"Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn't want to be a part of that. I don't like "popular." - James Coburn

"Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn't want to be a part of that. I don't like 'popular'." - James Coburn

"Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn't want to be a part of that. I don't like 'popular.'" - James Coburn

"I think that to stop an offense, you must go to the heart of that offense. If it is a particular move, a screen, the break, an outstanding scorer, whatever it is that they like to do and rely on, you have to work in your plans on taking that completely or as much as possible away from them." - Bobby Knight

"As an actor, I think you can get really bad habits, if you do the same thing, every day. You can get stuck in a rut. So, I like jumping between genres, and then taking a break and learning something new. I like feeling like I'm still learning." - Brie Larson

"Sometimes the things I learn making paintings or drawings - composition, colour, expressionism, texture - can directly influence the making of a film. Sometimes it's great that they are different, and simply taking a break from one medium to spend time with another, recharges the batteries and I feel refreshed." - Dave McKean

"Rand Paul is taking a week-long break from talking to the media to spend time with his family before he officially announces that he is running for president. Because nothing motivates you to be on the road for two straight years like a week alone with your family." - Jimmy Fallon

"The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'." - Napoleon Hill

"...maybe it was better to break a man's leg than to break his heart." - Laura Hillenbrand

"I think that when you're taking pictures with my principles, you can try anything. Dare to do a lot of things - dare with sexuality, dare to break taboos as long as it remains photogenic. As long as I find an elegance and beauty in it, I am not afraid to tackle anything." - Carine Roitfeld

"I have to be careful not to visit one place right after the other and write one book after the other. Because I fear writing the same book all over again. That's why I am taking a break and doing something different this time." - John Gimlette

"I think in terms of me shying away from modelling, I would like to clarify in some way that I was taking a break from many things in my life and obviously what people in the public see is that I'm pulling away from what is more public." - Gemma Ward

"Bain also asked Kansas City for a $3 million tax break. The Bain executives were taking home $36 million in borrowed funds and were asking Kansas City to forfeit $3 million in public money for police officers, roads and schools? More free stuff!" - Jennifer Granholm

"I'll be excited when I get my heart broken properly for the first time. I'll be like, 'Thank God I've experienced something. Someone wanted to kiss me.' That's when it's going to be interesting: When you break up, they're taking a piece with them." - Sam Smith

"Nobody ever lost money taking a profit" - Bernard Baruch

"Sometimes taking time is actually a shortcut." - Haruki Murakami

"Genius is a capacity for taking trouble." - Leslie Stephen

"Abortion is the taking of a life." - Mary Calderone

"Being a star requires risk-taking shoes." - Sarah Dessen

"Taking a walk isn't really taking a walk, taking a shower isn't really taking a shower, living isn't living, and dying isn't dying. It only appears to be." - Frederick Lenz

"Fortunately, taking a picture leaves no mark." - Edward S. Curtis

"You can't run a without taking risks." - Pablo Picasso

"Nobody ever lost money taking a profit." - Bernard Baruch

"Taking photos is a form of collecting." - Martin Parr

"I'm taking a vow not to advise." - Barbara Bush

"When you shoot a movie, the camera is always taking, taking, taking and not giving anything back." - Rodrigo Santoro

"Yeah, don't you take a break?" "I don't have time for breaks." "That's the whole point of a break. When you've got no time, you need a break." - Randa Abdel-Fattah

"Things break all the time. Glass and dishes and fingernails. Cars and contracts and potato chips. You can break a record, a horse, a dollar. You can break the ice. There are coffee breaks and lunch breaks and prison breaks. Day breaks, waves break, voices break. Chains can be broken. So can silence, and fever... promises break. Hearts break." - Jodi Picoult

"Break a pact. Accept forgiveness. Make a bet." - Paulo Coelho

"I'd got to a point where I wanted a break." - Simon Armitage

"A bowler can make or break a chap." - John Newton

"I've been asked, 'What was your big break?' I don't feel like I've had a big break. It's been a slow, slow break." - Scoot Mcnairy

"I shift between mediums very frequently. Instead of taking a break from writing, I just write in a different medium or in a different way or for a different purpose, so that I don't actually stop writing - I just go to something else. Like going from a big symphony to a piano piece is great and very refreshing, I find. And then going from that to a big concerto, and then having to go out and play." - Philip Glass

"Why is Scottie Pippen taking a charge? Taking a charge is for people with no game!" - Bill Walton

"As a painter, taking photos is a form of shorthand - note-taking." - Wanda Koop

"I feel like a lot has changed - ebooks are a much more valid format and bigger presses are taking less chances. As a bookseller, there are less real bookstores and more people buying on-line. As a writer, I think there are fewer paths to break through on a big press, but on the other hand there are more small presses doing awesome work now. Overall, artistically, I think it's a pretty exciting time in the literary world." - Kevin Sampsell

"Break, break, break At the foot of thy crags, O Sea! But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." - Alfred Tennyson

"Words not kept break more than a promise." - Ron Kaufman

"Superheroes in New York, Give me a break!" - Stan Lee

"Hearts can break and never make a sound." - Demi Lovato

"It's better to break a man's leg than his heart." - George Woolf

"don't take many words to break a fragile heart!" - Eric Jerome Dickey

"No one gets a break from their reality." - Mathew St. Patrick

"The best thing to break is a contract." - W C Fields

"Some things are best mended by a break." - Edith Wharton

"A break up is the closest thing to bereavement" - Lindsey Kelk

"My goal is to break three hours in a marathon" - Frank Shorter

"The tongue has no bones, but can break a heart." - Ed Sheeran

"Don't want to get tipsy and break a hip." - Sara Gruen

"Well, that's a 'fresher'. I'm going on break." - Mitch Hedberg

"Everybody's got a story that could break your heart." - Amanda Marshall

"To understand a new idea, break an old habit." - Jean Toomer

"Don't let a single game break your heart." - Mike Krzyzewski

"A person who can break wind is not dead." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"[Of the Watergate break-in:] A third-rate burglary attempt." - Ron Ziegler

"To keep a new friend, never break with the old." - Proverbs

"Maturity is only a short break in adolescence." - Jules Feiffer

"A beautiful woman should break her mirror early." - Baltasar Gracian

"Perhaps everyone has a story that could break your heart..." - Nick Flynn

"I like the moment when I break a man's ego." - Bobby Fischer

"Acting is a tough business to break into." - Liam Hemsworth

"My rule is to break one sweat a day." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"It's not a break until you hold your serve." - Greg Rusedski

"I think in the darkest moments, we need a break." - Sonia Rykiel

"My goal is to break three hours in a marathon." - Frank Shorter

"Having a pulmonary embolism is definitely easier than heart break." - Serena Williams

"I only train, I don't know what a break is." - Chris Weidman

"A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream" - Method Man

"Taking out werewolves, I gather and surmise, is akin to taking out a SEAL team." - Patricia Briggs

"Taking up marriage is a good excuse for taking up cursing, I think." - Nancy E. Turner

"I realize now that taking drugs was like taking an aspirin without having a headache." - Paul Mccartney

"I'd been an expert at taking beatings. Then I had a lucky break where I did a bully in, by total sheer luck. ... One minute I was the mark, and with just one swift move, I put the big man in school down. ... Once he was down, the whole atmosphere in the schoolyard changed. A huge cloud seemed to be lifted from me. ... I'd never been aware the cloud was so large." - Keith Richards

"Today, we're taking a break from the concerns and the bustle of the work-a-day world. But we're also making a new beginning... Let us renew our faith that as free men and women we still have the power to better our lives, and let us resolve to face the challenges of the new year holding that conviction firmly in our hearts. That, after all, is our greatest strength and our greatest gift as Americans." - Ronald Reagan

"Frustration filled his features. "Rose I've done a lot of bad things, most of which I can never fix or find redemption for. My only choice now, if I want to reclaim my life, is to go forward, stopping evil and doing what's right. And what is NOT right is taking a woman from another man, a man I like and respect. I'll steal cars. I'll break into houses. But there are lines I WILL not cross, no matter what I-" - Richelle Mead

"Or, having sworn too hard a keeping oath; Study to break it and not break my troth." - William Shakespeare

"He is careful to deny responsibility for September, but he does not, you notice, condemn the killings. He also refrains from killing words, sparing Roland and Buzot, as if they were beneath his notice. August 10 was illegal, he says; so too was the taking of the Bastille. What account can we take of that, in revolution? It is the nature of revolutions to break laws. We are not justices of the peace; we are legislators to a new world." - Hilary Mantel

"(After Nicholas tells Dahlia that he loves her) "...Just don't break my heart my heart, Dahlia. I've never handed it over to anyone before." She placed both hands over his. "I've never had anyone's heart. I don't know the first thing about keeping hearts. You're taking a terrible risk." "That's what I do best." ... "Are you feeling relaxed now?" ... "I was until you started throwing around the L-word. That's enough to scare anyone." - Christine Feehan

"So much of our conversation about love is possessive. "You are mine. And if you stop being mine, I will hate you." And so exploring non-possessive ideas of love and friendship is important. Which is not to say we should just break down monogamy, I'm not taking a simplistic point of view. But, in addition to these examples of possessive love that we already have so much of, let us also explore what examples of non-possessive love and affection mean." - Mohsin Hamid

"I would like all my friends, followers, fans and fellow travelers to know that I am fighting cancer and will therefore be taking a break from performing while getting the treatment and cure. I shall of course be continuing to write music - in my world it just has to be part of the therapy - and I fully expect to be back in good shape next year." - Jon Lord

"No use in taking a cat's opinion of a dog." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Taking on a pet is a contract with sorrow." - Carol Anshaw

"What hurts people a lot is taking humiliation." - Robert Wyatt

"Let's begin by taking a smallish nap or two." - A A Milne

"When I talk of taking a trip I mean forever." - Adrienne Rich

"To quit taking risks is a serious risk!" - Donald Keough

"I'm on the verge of taking a stand." - Tom Hollander

"The ultimate risk is not taking a risk." - James Goldsmith

"I will not be taking a paternity test, ever!" - Oprah Winfrey

"Taking a life, is not worth getting life in prison." - Anthony Liccione

"He's got a ring, so I'm taking home the trophy." - Shaquille O'Neal

"A humorist doesn't really do that much note-taking." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Taking a new step. . .is what people fear most." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Making mistakes is a way of taking action." - Paulo Coelho

"Nothing important was ever achieved without someone taking a chance." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Healing requires taking action-it is not a passive event." - Caroline Myss

"Giving away a fortune is taking Christianity too far." - Charlotte Bingham

"Meditation is nothing but taking a mental shower." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"You can't run a business without taking risks." - Millard Drexler

"I'm not a militant, drug-taking freak! I'm sensitive." - Joshua Homme

"Taking initiative is a form of self-empowerment." - Stephen Covey

"Fishing is taking a huge toll on the planet's ecosystem." - Sharon Gannon

"No one ever went broke by taking a profit." - Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"Taking responsibility gives me a sense of control." - Yanni

"Who is this man taking a crap in my bathroom!?" - Kerry Jackson

"Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

"Taking crazy things seriously is a serious waste of time." - Haruki Murakami



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