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Taking Over Quotes


"Iran is taking over Iraq." - Donald Trump

"My country is taking over in tennis" - Yevgeny Kafelnikov

"We're not dropping out here, we're infiltrating and taking over." - Terence Mckenna

"I'm telling you, the Oriental people, they're slowly taking over." - Rob Ford

"Art is obsolete now. New technologies are taking over." - Jeff Koons

"I'm not afraid of computers taking over the world." - Thom Yorke

"NOTHING is worth hurting yourself over. NOTHING is worth taking your life over, DO YOU UNDERSTAND?!" - Gerard Way

"Iran is taking over Iraq. They've been trying to for many, many decades. And now they're finally taking over Iraq. As we sit here, they're taking over Iraq. We get nothing." - Donald Trump

"We have seen a central government taking more and more control over public education, over communications, over transportation, over every detail of our daily lives." - Robert Welch

"We have seen a central government taking more and more control over public education, over communications, over transportation, over every detail of our daily lives." - Robert W Welch Jr

"The East India Company established a monopoly over the production of opium, shortly after taking over Bengal." - Robert Trout

"Republicans are taking the defeat over Health Care as well as Tiger Woods took to marriage." - Bill Maher

"God created whiskey to keep the Irish from taking over the world." - Kinky Friedman

"I took a chance with my heart and I feel it taking over" - Drake

"Cause somewhere in the Quizling Clinic, there's a shorthand typist taking seconds over minutes." - Elvis Costello

"McKnight is gradually taking over the criminal end of the business." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"The wolf was at the door. His shadow spilled into the room, taking it over." - Libba Bray

"Having a baby is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head." - Carol Burnett

"Comedy is just one of the many professions that women are taking over." - Natasha Leggero

"Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head." - Carol Burnett

"Big Ben just kept building up. It ended up coming off the field. It kept taking over. Superman kept taking over Clark Kent and you just never saw who Ben Roethlisberger was any more." - Ben Roethlisberger

"In taking revenge a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior." - Thomas Fuller

"In taking revenge a man is but equal to his enemy, but in passing it over he is his superior." - Francis Bacon

"I fought, I fought harder . . . but one cell at a time, panic crept into my body, taking me over." - Jesse Owens

"In taking revenge upon our enemies, we are only even with them; in passing over their malice we are superior." - Charlotte Lennox

"I want to win the game. I dont worry about taking over the game unless I have to." - Carmelo Anthony

"Always make sure your jewelry isn't taking over you or your ensemble and keep everything in proportion to your frame" - Nina Garcia

"Can you harness the power of drugs without them taking over, without turning into a dazed zombie?" - Gilles Deleuze

"Maybe it's weird, but I don't feel in any way, shape or form that I'm taking over his show." - Adam Carolla

"We've had a day of great drama and of humour too. The rumour mill is now taking over" - Andy Burnham

"What terrifies me? When I read about plots of evil taking over the world and obliterating women's hard-won rights." - Julie Carmen

"I am coming back to New York after five years, and it seems that psychics are taking over the city." - Aravind Adiga

"I could produce spurts of speed and after taking up athletics I found myself running quite quickly over 400m." - Michael East

"I think there are certain actors that have that kind of energy about them, that taking over a room energy." - Glenn Close

"Taking over our own business and running it ourselves has tied us even more to our fans." - Jerry Jeff Walker

"In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior." - Francis Bacon

"'The Tube' was the first time the plebs had gone on the television. The lunatics taking over the asylum." - Jools Holland

"Research has shown over and over again that the more you acknowledge your past successes, the more confident you become in taking on and successfully accomplishing new ones." - Jack Canfield

"Youth is so exciting. It'll take over. I don't want to be swept away. I want to be with the taking-over people, right to the end." - Nicolas Roeg

"Many who think that they are taking life seriously are actually only taking themselves seriously. Who takes himself seriously is over conscious of his rights; who takes life seriously is fully conscious of his obligations." - Joseph T. O'Callahan

"The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous." - Margot Fonteyn

"We often add to our pain and suffering by being overly sensitive, over-reacting to minor things, and sometimes taking things too personally." - Dalai Lama

"The picture's pretty bleak, gentlemen... The world's climates are changing, the mammals are taking over, and we all have a brain about the size of a walnut." - Gary Larson

"Its not that I dont value my life. Its just that I love taking chances, testing myself, stepping over the line." - Wendy O Williams

"It's about taking everything you thought was true and throwing it out the window. It's about embracing life's unpredictability, letting go of boundaries, and starting over" - Sara Shepard

"Americans are sick of the idea of the government taking over everything and trying to run it. We don't know how to run a bank, a car company." - Lamar Alexander

"There is unspeakable comfort in knowing that God is constantly taking knowledge of me in love and watching over me for my good." - J I Packer

"We receive all we venture to give. And one of the things I've learned over the years is that giving is everything, and taking is nothing." - Jon Anderson

"Hopefully I'll get to make another movie, so we'll see. But modeling - all the actresses are taking everything over now, with all the modeling endorsements and magazine covers." - Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

"If I have to win one game, I'd have a hard time taking anybody over Dustin Pedroia as my second baseman." - Mariano Rivera

"History...shows that even seemingly miraculous advances are in fact the result of many people taking small steps together over a long period of time." - Paul Rogat Loeb

"For me, the movement has to be bigger than just a record. For me, a movement represents like taking over the world." - Miley Cyrus

"Motherfuckers will read a book that's one third Elvish, but put two sentences in Spanish and they [white people] think we're taking over." - Junot Diaz

"Motherfuckers will read a book that's one third Elvish, but put two sentences in Spanish and they [white people] think we're taking over." - Junot Diaz

"Motherfuckers will read a book that's one third Elvish, but put two sentences in Spanish and they [white people] think we"re taking over." - Junot Diaz

"I gravitate towards places where humans have been and are no more, to the edge of man's influence, where the elements are taking over or covering man's traces." - Michael Kenna

"The President of the United States will be taking a trip over to India that is expected to cost the taxpayers $200 million a day." - Michele Bachmann

"The more light you have in an image, the less drama you get. The details start taking over; the mystery is all gone." - Jay Maisel

"If I have to win one game, I"d have a hard time taking anybody over Dustin Pedroia as my second baseman." - Mariano Rivera

"Well, when I walk behind short people I feel like I'm going to fall over because I start taking these little steps, and I can't take little steps." - Venus Williams

"Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. He is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican Party." - Hillary Clinton

"If you really look at the aftermath of Iraq, Iran is going to be taking over Iraq. They've been doing it. And it's not a pretty picture." - Donald Trump

"My personal feeling is that people need to be careful not to start over-analyzing and taking things apart and trying to be critical." - Amy Ray

"Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon." - Francis Bacon

"Every show that comes out that's female driven is compared to the last female-driven show, as if it's taking over." - Abbi Jacobson

"I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following." - Mahatma Gandhi

"When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms." - Mary Oliver

"I'm not afraid of computers taking over the world. They're just sitting there. I can hit them with a two by four." - Thom Yorke

"I was a judo athlete, while taking modeling as my side job, before I eventually quit my professional sports career over a knee injury." - Joe Taslim

"It's like taking over This Is Your Life from Eamonn Andrews - you just open your mouth and hope you sound like yourself. That's all you can possibly do." - Michael Aspel

"Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop, in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys." - John Henry Carver

"I'm not taking maternity leave from 'Big Brother.' I e-mailed my boss over there this weekend and I said, 'Don't worry. I can still do the show!" - Julie Chen

"The kids are so much fun. I'm always taking a look over at what they're doing because it reminds me of when I was so small before." - Oxana Chusovitina

"Oprah Winfrey gives you the stage? Shut your mouth. I said, 'I'm sorry for taking over your show.' She said, 'No, that's why we have you here.'" - Iyanla Vanzant

"The kids are so much fun. I'm always taking a look over at what they're doing because it reminds me of when I was so small before." - Oksana Chusovitina

"Painting isn't a question of sensibility; it's a matter of seizing the power, taking over from nature, not expecting her to supply you with information and good advice." - Pablo Picasso

"Teaching writing over the years intrudes on your own writing in important ways, taking away some of the excitement of poetry." - Robert Morgan

"One of my great goals when I first started taking photographs or showing them publicly is that people might want one for over their desk. That's my goal." - Patti Smith

"It's not that I don't value my life. It's just that I love taking chances, testing myself, stepping over the line." - Wendy O Williams

"English is taking over the world. I just wrote a piece about it. And it's not by design. The United States dominates because it's the biggest market." - Norman Spinrad

"Writing is taking a risk, and it is actually fighting invisible and invincible enemies. They are over-confidence, stupidity, expectation and narcissism." - Andrea Hirata

"Hopefully I'll get to make another movie, so we'll see. But modeling - all the actresses are taking everything over now, with all the modeling endorsements and magazine covers." - Rosie Huntingtonwhiteley

"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

"We will keep the promise of Social Security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it - not by turning it over to Wall Street." - Barack Obama

"But in the business I had, we invested in over 100 different businesses and net-net, taking out the ones where we lost jobs and those that we added, those businesses have now added over 100,000 jobs." - Mitt Romney

"I don't think the robots are taking over. I think the men who play with toys have taken over. And if we don't take the toys out of their hands, we're fools." - Ray Bradbury

"There's a pressure on actors to get somewhere before it's over. But everyone wants longevity, don't they? It's a career. Why be that flash-in-the-pan, taking every job out of worry it'll soon be over?" - Ruth Negga

"As you sit there and as I sit here, they are going in. They're taking over, and they just walk in and they can do whatever they want. They have essentially already taken it over." - Donald Trump

"A strange, terrific force unlike anything I've ever experienced is sprouting in my heart, taking root there, growing. Shut up behind my rib cage, my warm heart expands and contracts independent of my will-over and over." - Haruki Murakami

"Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight." - Marilyn French

"A continuous perception is taking place deep within the mind. It is hard to hear that signal because it is blurred over by your own thoughts, desires, and fears. It is blurred over by your emotional swings. You become dull." - Frederick Lenz

"I'm taking probably the biggest risk of my career in playing the part in Filth. If you stop taking risks, then you get bored, or you just keep playing the same part, over and over again. Eventually audiences get bored of that, as well." - James Mcavoy

"Is it possible to have an endless series of successes without falling on our faces? I suppose it is, but I think it would entail doing the same things over and over again without taking chances, without taking risks or exploring our limits, without finding out what we can and can't do." - Alan Arkin

"I have said that I am in favor of personhood as a concept. I am not taking a position on any of the state amendments, and I have said over and over again - and it has been reported over and over again - that I am not in favor of banning any common forms of birth control in Colorado or in the United States." - Ken Buck

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"Taking action births motivation." - Greg Smith

"Love gives without taking" - Erica Jong

"Quit taking, start giving." - Russell Simmons

"I love taking chances." - Wayne Newton

"I want to look classy and sophisticated. For the "Running" video, I wanted to make a bit of a statement and to be slightly over-the-top. I'm not taking the piss out of myself, but I'm not taking myself too seriously, either. I'm just having fun and trying to pretend I'm a pop star, really." - Jessie Ware

"I am no longer going to go along with this idea that we're going to keep spending and borrowing and taking over and raising taxes, that I'm going to do everything I can to change things." - Chris Matthews

"To elevate abstract doctrines and dogmas over living, breathing, embodied experiences of God's love and grace, then, is going the wrong direction. It's taking flesh and turning it back into words." - Rob Bell

"I sold my soul to the industry. I'm a slave for you. Dancing in the dark. I took a sip from my devil's cup. Slowly It's taking over me. Satan's our lord. Devil's lease." - Britney Spears

"People feel so guilty about not exercising. Especially people over 50, who feel like they've gone a lifetime without taking care of themselves. Instead of aiming for perfection, you should try to celebrate the progress you're making." - Jack Lalanne

"And to those who would choose the safety of inaction over the danger of taking a stand, I have this to say: You bloody cowards. May you have the world that you deserve." - Mira Grant

"Tell me that you refuse to allow me to be so stupid. Tell me that you will not tolerate this relationship being over just when it was on the verge of really taking off." - Freya North

"All those months of taking it for granted that Peeta thought I was wonderful are over. Finally, he can see me for who I really am. Violent. Distrustful. Manipulative. Deadly. And I hate him for it." - Suzanne Collins

"Eisenhower admitted that the budget can't be balanced and McCarthy said the communists are taking over. You don't know what to worry about these days - whether the country will be overthrown or overdrawn." - Bob Hope

"What I found, over four years of research and reporting, was a conscious effort - taking place in labs and marketing meetings and grocery-store aisles - to get people hooked on foods that are convenient and inexpensive." - Michael Moss

"Partners like the United States and Germany must always discuss all issues, including these questions. I welcome the fact that a discussion over legitimate methods of questioning and interrogation is taking place in both Germany and the United States." - Angela Merkel

"Promoting active liberty does not mean allowing the majority to run roughshod over minorities. It calls for taking special care that all groups have a chance to fully participate in society and the political process." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"If the Angels won, the entire Earth would be nothing but one giant Christmas frickin' morning, a choking wave of happiness and warmth and caring and sharing taking over everything." - J.R. Ward

"Don't blame anyone or anything for your situation or problems. When you do that, you are saying that you are powerless over your own life-which is utter crap. An empowering step to reclaiming your life is taking responsibility." - Jillian Michaels

"I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage." - Venerable Bede

"I went to the juice isle, I learned something. Cranberries are taking over everything. What do you got, apples? Put some cranberrise in there, make it 50/50. Cran-apple. Grapes? Cran-grape. Mangos? Cran-mango. Pork chops? Cran-chop!" - Brian Regan

"Guess what this liberal would be all about? This liberal will be about socializing...uh, um...Would be about, basically, taking over, and the government running all of your companies." - Maxine Waters

"A poet is a combination of an instrument and a human being in one person, with the former gradually taking over the latter. The sensation of this takeover is responsible for timbre; the realization of it, for destiny." - Joseph Brodsky

"For a hot-shot CEO taking over a troubled company, mass firings are the ultimate quick fix, the accounting equivalent of crack: cheap, easy to score, instantly gratifying, and highly addictive." - Arianna Huffington

"When we ever invited the beast to dinner he didn't come in and swipe the napkins and start taking notes on the tablecloth 'bout how to take over the whole house?" - Toni Cade Bambara

"This fight is not going to be over in 10 minutes or 10 weeks; there's no quick solution. If you think it's taking too long, remember, God is with you." - James MacDonald

"Felting Phil (taking all of his chips down to the felt on the table). I loved beating him and then hed go over to the couch and sulk, staring at the ceiling." - Jennifer Tilly

"House of Style' changed my life. I literally had no experience in front of a TV camera before, and there I was taking over for Rebecca Romijn. My exposure heightened instantly." - Molly Sims

"You stood over me and you made a promise to me, as sacred as any vow. And I can understand why you're angry, but you can't blame me. You can't hate me for taking your word." - Gayle Forman

"Both those taking snaps and documentary photographers... have not understood information. What they produce are camera memories, not information, and the better they do it, the more they prove the victory of the camera over the human being." - Vilem Flusser

"The end of war begins with people who believe that another world is possible and that another empire has already interrupted time and space and is taking over this earth with the dreams of God." - Shane Claiborne

"Have you noticed that all you need to grow healthy, vigorous grass is a crack in your sidewalk? Having a baby is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head." - Carol Burnett

"Intelligent machines will continue that mechanization process, taking over the more menial aspects of cognition and elevating our mental lives towards creativity, curiosity, beauty, and joy. These are what truly makes us human." - Garry Kasparov

"For too long we have been taking, and the Earth has been giving. But that free-for-all, that all-you-can-eat buffet, it's over. The salad bar is closed." - Darren Aronofsky

"Now, you're talking about taking out ISIS. But Hillary Clinton were there, and were secretary of state when it was a little infant. Now it's in over 30 countries. And you're going to stop them? I don't think so." - Donald Trump

"We've seen the Republican Party come apart at the seam with Donald Trump taking the remnants over the cliff. We've seen the basic foundation of the Republican Party move into the Democratic Party inside of Hillary's campaign." - Jill Stein

"I mean the reason the sit-down strikes struck such fear in the hearts of management was that they knew that a sit-down strike was just one step short of taking over the factory." - Noam Chomsky

"I can count the number of great Cabernets I made at Beaulieu only by taking off my socks and shoes, but I can count the number of great Pinot Noirs on one hand with change left over." - Andre Tchelistcheff

"I started natural farming after the war with just one small plot, but gradually I acquired additional acreage by taking over surrounding pieces of abandoned land and caring for them by hand." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"I think the biggest problem we have is taking too long over things. Not in terms of getting it right, but sometimes we do things quickly that are really good." - Colin Greenwood

"When I look back now over my life and call to mind what I might have had simply for taking and did not take, my heart is like to break." - William Hale White

"My writing process is editing. It's taking all the funny thoughts you've had over the last 12 months, and editing out everything that's shit. You're left with an hour and a quarter of funny stuff." - Jimmy Carr

"The daughters of Albion taking the dawn ferry to tomorrow worrying about what happened worrying about what hasn't happened lacing up blue sneakers over brown ankles fastening up brown stockings to blue suspenderbelts" - Adrian Henri

"There's something very intimate about taking someone's work, turning it over and unpicking it. In the same way people have unique handwriting people have a sewing style. You do start building a fantasy relationship with the person." - Matt Smith

"Unlike the urban development that I see taking over and swallowing up our precious soil, when we interact with our environment in a way that allows for regeneration and natural spaces, the outcome can be beautiful." - Cory Trepanier

"Education ent only books and music - it's asking questions, all the time. There are millions of us, all over the country, and no one, not one of us, is asking questions, we're all taking the easiest way out." - Arnold Wesker

"The mind Is so hospitable, taking in everything Like boarders, and you don't see until It's all over how little there was to learn Once the stench of knowledge has dissipated." - John Ashbery

"The problem with leaderless uprisings taking over is that you don't always know what you get at the other end. If you are not careful you could replace a bad government with one much worse!" - Chinua Achebe

"The elderly are all someone's flesh and blood and we cannot just shut them in a cupboard and hand over the responsibility for taking care of them to the state." - Simon Callow

"If they analyze the situation as thoroughly as they should, Muslims will realize they are the first targets. What are the fundamentalists really after? Simply taking over Islam and then turning its back on modernity." - Alexander Haig

"excuse me' he added, taking the opera glasses out of her hands and looking over her bare shoulder at the row of boxes opposite, 'i'm afraid i'm becoming ridiculous" - Leo Tolstoy

"A new Republican Congress is taking over. Sen. Ted Cruz has been appointed tooverseeing NASA in Congress. He says he wants NASA to focus on finding aliens so he can deport them." - Conan O'Brien

"I think that the divorce rate's over 50% for a reason. I don't think people are taking enough time now to really see if they can make it work and live together." - Channing Tatum

"Let me tell you something: I have members in my charter who, after paying their rent and house bills and taking care of their families, don't even have enough money left over to pay the fifteen dollars a week dues." - Chuck Zito

"Over the course of my life, I have made many transitions - most of them taking me further away from my Somali roots and steadily toward the enlightened mentality of Western democracy." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"There are a lot of people who really abused sampling and gave it a bad name, by just taking people's entire hit songs and rapping over them. It gave publishers license to get a little greedy." - Beck



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