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Taking The Fall Quotes


"That you are in a terrible taking, By all these sweet oglings I see' But the fruit that can fall without shaking, Indeed is too mellow for me." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"Hey @justinbieber, how much are you paying your friend for pretending that it was HIS cocaine, and taking the fall for you?" - Jared Padalecki

"Could the world fall?" - Karl Pilkington

"I think that comedians, more than any other type of celebrity, have to keep their humour and keep their feet on the ground. If they start taking themselves too seriously, they're heading for a fall." - Jimmy Carr

"Landscape painting tends to fall under more academic controls. I must say I often like working within these controls. It gives me the feeling that I'm taking part in a noble tradition." - Robert Genn

"You know, you can be really quite subversive in popular fiction, which is capable of taking on big issues of politics, war, the rise and fall of commercial dynasties." - Robert Harris

"I'm not gonna fall. I'm tired of falling. I'm tired of seeing our people fall. I don't believe in failure. It's what we put in our minds and our hearts to succeed. And success isn't about money. Success isn't about the biggest house in the world. Success is about loving your family, taking care of your child." - Adam Beach

"Flowers and buds fall, and the old and ripe fall." - Proverbs

"We're taking back the night" - Karen Marie Moning

"The higher up, the harder the fall." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"For me, the reason I keep working out and want to get bigger and focus on staying fit is because when you do fall it's easier to tighten up and not get hurt. I also wrestle, and that helps me a lot with taking a fall. A lot of what I do at the end of they day are things that will help me to not get hurt." - Ryan Sheckler

"Was the fun in the fall?" - Ellen Hopkins

"Without the ice, the earth will fall" - Emma Thompson

"Taking his time, as though he has all of it in the world, in the universe, from the days when tales meant more than they do now, but perhaps less than they will someday, he draws a breath that releases the tangled knot of words in his heart, and they fall from his lips effortlessly. "The circus arrives without warning." - Erin Morgenstern

"The gun goes off. I fall." - Veronica Roth

"Even the best fall down sometimes." - Howie Day

"Shadows fall on even the brightest hours." - Barry Cornwall

"You can't fall off the floor." - Paul the Apostle

"The hearts that never lean must fall." - Emily Dickinson

"Coldly and capriciously the slanting sunbeams fall." - Alice Cary

"Things fall apart; the center cannot hold..." - William Butler Yeats

"I watched the mighty skyline fall" - Billy Joel

"You can't fall off the floor." - Anonymous

"Roses fall, but the thorns remain." - Proverbs

"I Fall upon the thorns of life...." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Shadows fall on even the brightest hours." - Bryan Procter

"The dice of Zeus always fall luckily." - Sophocles

"The fall takes no time and forever." - Courtney Summers

"Autumn is the American season. In Europe the leaves turn yellow or brown, and fall. Here they take fire on the trees and hang there flaming. We think this frost-fire is a portent somehow: a promise that the continent has given us. Life, too, we think, is capable of taking fire in this country; of creating beauty never seen." - Archibald Macleish

"He who loves his neighbor burns his heart, and the heart, like green wood, groans when it burns, and distills itself in tears. There is no point in taking opium; it is better to put salt and vinegar in the soul's wound, for if you fall asleep and no longer feel the pain, then you no longer exist. And the point is to exist." - Miguel De Unamuno

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

"Risk-taking is the essence of innovation." - Herman Kahn

"Genius is the art of taking pains" - Claude C Hopkins

"Necessity is the mother of taking chances." - Mark Twain

"I was terrified of taking the G.R.E." - Dana Goodyear

"Everybody blames the culture without taking responsibility." - James Levine

"I like taking the subway to work." - John Stossel

"Thou canst not speak of that thou does not feel. Wert thou as young as I, Juliet thy love, An hour but married, Tybalt murdered, Doting like me, and like me banished, Them mightst thou speak, then mightst thou tear thy hair, And fall upon the ground, as I do now, Taking the measure of an unmade grave." - William Shakespeare

"Kindle Singles is publishing on skates. It prints like lightning; our book meets readers in hours. I've spent so many years waiting for publishers to consider whether they wanted to print a book of mine, making contracts, taking months to fit it into the Fall list or the Spring list, fitting it into an advertising plan." - Richard Bach

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

"Hark, dumbass, the error is not to fall but to fall from no height. Don't fall off a curb, fall off a cliff." - Dean Young

"When I'm taking my last breath, I want to look at how I used up the best of myself. How much did I sweat, push, pull, rip, fall, hit, crash, explode?...My dream is to be so well-used that in my last-half second, I just burst into dust." - Elizabeth Streb

"Why do you like books so much?" he asked. Miles answered without taking his face away from the window. "You never know what you'll learn when you open one. And if it's a story, you sort of fall into it. Then you live there for a while, instead of, you know, living here." - Wendy Mass

"Why do you like books so much?" he asked. Miles answered without taking his face away from the window. "You never know what you"ll learn when you open one. And if it's a story, you sort of fall into it. Then you live there for a while, instead of, you know, living here." - Wendy Mass

"We don't have real control over death. You could die of a heart attack, a building could fall on you, you could be in an accident, you could have a fatal disease. So, how should you conduct your life? You just go ahead and live, taking reasonable precautions - like handling the mail more carefully." - Rudy Giuliani

"The Fall is where the nation is. The Fall is the locus of America." - William Stringfellow

"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

"I didn't just fall off the wagon. I let the wagon fall on me." - Oprah Winfrey

"The Only Thing More Surprising Than the Chance She's Taking...Is Where It's Taking Her!" - Frances Mayes

"if I fall, I will fall five-feet four-inches forward in the fight for freedom." - Fannie Lou Hamer

"I fall into books the way I fall into lust - wholly, hungrily." - Rebecca McClanahan

"In Greek tragedy, they fall from great heights. In noir, they fall from the curb." - Dennis Lehane

"Home is the place that'll catch you when you fall. And we all fall." - Billie Letts

"Bigger things than the State will fall, all religion will fall." - Henrik Ibsen

"Know that transformation sometimes begins with a fall. So never curse the fall." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly." - Neil Gaiman

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

"Taking somebody's sacrifices is like taking counterfeit money. You're only the poorer." - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

"I love taking the ball from other people. It's like taking their manhood." - Josh Howard

"The government is far more interested in taking, in regulated taking, than in promoting spontaneous generosity." - Edward Albee

"A different kind of pleasure surfaced in the aftermath, the pleasure of seeing the towers fall time and again, the experience of being entranced by the visual spectacle, and then also the very graphic forms of public mourning for exemplary citizens (taking place at the same time as the refusal to mourn the undocumented, the foreign, gay and lesbian lives lost there, for example). I am not sure that the guilt over the pleasure re-installed the good citizen." - Judith Butler

"The higher the tower, the greater the fall thereof." - Horace

"The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall." - Anonymous

"The further the fall, the greater the hurt." - Publilius Syrus

"Do I believe the execution will work out? Les Moonves said yes to Survivor based partly upon my show Eco-Challenge. He liked my way of filming outdoors. It was the first use of helicopters on a documentary with the gyro-stabilized lenses. And a certain beauty of filming, allowing the drops to fall from a leaf into a puddle, allowing a spider to weave a web. Taking the breath to allow that to happen rather than showing scene after scene." - Scott Raab

"Fall the deep curtains, delicate the weave, fair the thread." - Hilda Doolittle

"I always thought it would be a simple matter to lie wi' a woman, he said softly. And yet... I want to fall on my face at your feet and worship you"-he dropped the towel and reached out, taking me by the shoulders-"and still I want to force ye to your knees before me, and hold ye there wi' me hands tangled in your hair, and your mouth at my service...and I want both things at the same time, Sassenach." - Diana Gabaldon

"Women in the public eye and on TV are often scrutinized for how they look so I know how easy it would be to fall into the trap of taking on board this negativity. The healthiest way for me to deal with it is by being fit and healthy through activities like swimming, which helps me focus on what my body can do rather than what it looks like." - Gabby Logan

"Maybe tomorrow is counting on me To learn my lessons today I'll start by taking a step at a time And stop throwing my blessings away I'll get myself up and I'll brush myself off And take back some of the pride that I've lost 'Cause you can't always keep your feet on the ground I guess we all learn the hard way and we all fall down" - Bekka Bramlett

"A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place." - Paulo Coelho

"Some people like to live without too much risk. They're satisfied leading a safe existence. This attitude of caution infiltrates into their goals. Every successful athlete - or businessperson - enjoys taking calculated risks. You have to. Especially in the gym when you're squatting 500 for reps and you can't get one more but grunt out ten. Your nose starts bleeding, you fall into the rack and that's set one." - Tom Platz

"Books are living things and their task lies in their vows of silence. You touch them as they quiver with a divine pleasure. You read them and they fall asleep to happy dreams for the next 10 years. If you do them the favor of understanding them, of taking in their portions of grief and wisdom, then they settle down in contented residence in your heart." - Pat Conroy

"The wind picks up. It sends leaves scurrying for cover until a softer breeze blows through, settling them down again as if to say, Shhh, there, there, it's all right. One leaf still dances in the air. It spins higher and higher, defying gravity and logic, stretching for something just out of reach. It shall have to fall, of course. Eventually. But for now, I hold my breath, willing it to keep going, taking comfort in its struggle." - Libba Bray

"If you're at the top, then brace for the fall." - Tori Kelly

"The harder you fall, the higher you bounce." - Douglas Horton

"And where the offence is, let the great axe fall." - William Shakespeare

"The bigger they are, the harder they fall." - Bob Fitzsimmons

"And where the offense is, let the great axe fall." - William Shakespeare

"The bigger they are, the harder they fall." - Joe Walcott

"Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there." - Anonymous

"The bigger they are, the further they have to fall." - Robert Fitzsimmons

"The apple does not fall far from the tree." - Proverbs

"The taller they are, the longer they fall." - Rick Riordan

"The man on top of the mountain didn't fall there." - Vince Lombardi

"The woods decay, the woods decay and fall..." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The higher they fly the harder they fall." - George Ade

"Heaven help the roses if the bombs begin to fall" - Stevie Wonder

"The lower you fall, the higher you'll fly." - Chuck Palahniuk

"I'll never forget the fall colors on the Berkshires." - William Standish Knowles

"The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone." - Lucretius

"The more people smoke herb, the more Babylon fall." - Bob Marley

"You're not always going to hit the bull's-eye. I'm going to make movies that work and I'm going to make movies that don't work, and that's just a part of being creative. Because really, I think if you're taking risks and you're pushing yourself and you're doing things that scare you, you are going to fall on your face, and it's not always going to work." - Hilary Swank

"She is a woman of honour and smartness whose wild leaves out luck, always taking risks, and there is something in her brow now, that only she can recognize in a mirror. Ideal and idealistic in that shiny dark hair! People fall in love with her. She is a woman I do' know well enough to hold in my wing, if writers have wings, to harbour for the rest of my life." - Michael Ondaatje

"She is a woman of honour and smartness whose wild leaves out luck, always taking risks, and there is something in her brow now, that only she can recognize in a mirror. Ideal and idealistic in that shiny dark hair! People fall in love with her. She is a woman I don't know well enough to hold in my wing, if writers have wings, to harbour for the rest of my life." - Michael Ondaatje

"Races don't fall in love, genders don't fall in love: Individuals fall in love. We all should be free to marry the person that we love." - John Lewis

"When I first started modelling, as I was walking down the catwalk I just thought, 'Please don't fall over, please don't fall over, please don't fall over!'" - Agyness Deyn

"Taking the photograph is the easiest part for me" - Duane Michals

"Happiness is there for the taking - and the making." - Oprah Winfrey

"The bigger they are, the harder they fall. And the better the world liked seeing them fall." - Loretta Chase

"Let us record the atoms as they fall upon the mind in the order in which they fall." - Virginia Woolf

"The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall." - Francis Bacon

"The same niggas I ball with, I fall with" - Drake

"Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand." - Yasser Arafat

"The depressed fall back exhausted from every undertaking." - Mason Cooley

"One can fall into the soft bigotry of low expectations." - Gerald Chertavian

"They used a doll when I fall through the ceiling." - Heather O'Rourke

"Let justice be done tho the heavens fall." - Michael Davitt

"The one who doesn't fall, doesn't stand up." - Fedor Emelianenko

"Who so ever diggeth the pit, shall fall in it." - Bob Marley

"All empires fall eventually. It is the way of things." - Erin Morgenstern

"The months fall to shards at my feet." - Lauren Destefano

"If we must fall, we should boldly meet the danger." - Tacitus

"One forgets the fear of heights when one cannot fall" - C.E. Murphy

"The long goal kick, and now, this could fall..." - Gerald Sinstadt

"Let justice be done though the heavens should fall." - John Adams

"Wait for the fruit to fall into your hand." - Pam Muņoz Ryan

"The truth will form and fall apart again." - Sarah Slean

"Let justice be done, though the heavens fall." - William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield

"When great leaves fall, the winter is at hand." - William Shakespeare

"You fall off the horse and you get back on." - Bethany Hamilton

"The grave will fall in upon him who digs it." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Beatle bones and smokin' stones the dry sands fall." - Don Van Vliet

"Mama, why do I always fall for the crazy ones?" - John Mellencamp

"The first thing a hurdler learns is how to fall." - Tonie Campbell

"The best way never to fall is ever to fear." - William Jenkyn

"Though the night seems long, you're tears won't fall forever." - Jane Siberry

"Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Moonlight lined the windowsills like a fall of snow." - Beryl Bainbridge

"Betrayal isn't ridiculous. It's the reason empires fall." - Marisha Pessl

"Life- ride it until the wheels fall off." - Martin Lawrence

"Risk the fall to know how it feels to fly." - Alicia Keys

"?Live the truth and everything else will fall into place." - John Avery

"Sometimes good things the best things coincide fall apart." - Marilyn Monroe

"Do' major on the fall, major on getting up!" - Jerry Savelle

"It is the nature of walls that they should fall." - Jeanette Winterson

"Don't major on the fall, major on getting up!" - Jerry Savelle

"God's judgement begins to fall on the Earth." - Greg Laurie

"Synchronicities fall under the "magic" heading to me." - Wendy C. Ortiz

"From the water-fall he named her, Minnehaha, Laughing Water." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Let justice be done though the heavens fall." - William Watson

"He that lies on the ground cannot fall." - Proverbs

"When the apple is ripe it will fall." - Proverbs

"There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow." - William Shakespeare

"Not the kind of wheel you fall asleep at." - Tom Waits

"The heart's words fall back unheard from Wisdom's throne." - Sri Aurobindo

"May the hair on your toes never fall out!" - J R R Tolkien

"Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually." - Jimi Hendrix

"The roof might fall in; anything could happen." - Dashiell Hammett

"Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs." - Rudyard Kipling

"I will remain on the throne until I fall off." - Margrethe Ii Of Denmark



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