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Taller Quotes


"Nobody's taller than the last man standing" - LaMichael James

"One is taller. The other is shorter." - Yao Ming

"Our shadows are taller than ourselves." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"I wouldn't mind being taller or stronger." - Mark Zupan

"I wouldn't mind being a bit taller." - Conor Maynard

"Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees." - Karle Wilson Baker

"Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected." - William Safire

"A dwarf can stand on a mountain, he's no taller." - Seneca the Younger

"Most males do not mature, they simply grow taller." - Christina Dodd

"No nation is ever taller than when on its knees..." - Billy Graham

"The deeper thought is, the taller it becomes." - Dejan Stojanovic

"I wish I was a little bit taller," - Skee-Lo

"Today I stood taller from walking among the trees." - Willa Cather

"I'm not bald. I'm just taller than my hair." - Clive Anderson

"The minute you step onstage, you get eight feet taller" - Alice Cooper

"Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees." - Karl Baker

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

"Maybe because she's smaller than me she might look taller." - Amber Benson

"The minute you step onstage, you get eight feet taller." - Alice Cooper

"In most presidential elections, the taller candidate wins." - Susan Estrich

"I'm probably taller than 90% of the men I meet." - Lisa Leslie

"I am 5'6' and desperately wish I was taller." - H G Bissinger

"I am 5'6' and desperately wish I was taller." - Buzz Bissinger

"I have named you queen. There are taller than you, taller. There are purer than you, purer. There are lovelier than you, lovelier. But you are the queen." - Pablo Neruda

"All short women have a delayed fuse. Marry a taller woman: My wife was an inch or two taller than me; it's a sign of security." - Mel Brooks

"As we wind on down the road, our shadows taller than our souls." - Robert Plant

"My disappointments stand up and grow ever taller. They will not be lost to me." - Jamaica Kincaid

"I tell girls, 'If you're tall and feel too tall, the answer is to be taller." - Elizabeth Berkley

"A mountain with a wolf on it stands a little taller...." - Edward Hoagland

"High heels can literally raise your status because you're taller when you wear them." - Helen Fisher

"I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees." - Henry David Thoreau

"A man should be taller, older, heavier, uglier, and hoarser than his wife." - E W Howe

"We built tall ? buildings , but we have not become any taller." - Dejan Stojanovic

"He may be taller, but I'm going to show that I'm bigger than him." - Sergio Martinez

"I'm even taller in person, because photographs shrink you down and steal your soul native american." - Thom Yorke

"Chiropractic makes me feel a few inches taller each time I come out." - Christie Brinkley

"Mankind grows taller, older, and ever more wise; but seldom truly up." - Wes Fesler

"On dancing on pointe: Why don't they just get taller girls?" - Henny Youngman

"I want my models to be bigger, stronger and taller than common mortals," - Thierry Mugler

"Bach is how buildings got taller. It's how we got to the moon." - Charles Mingus

"To ensure marital bliss, a man needs to be 1.09 times taller than his partner." - Allan Pease

"A number of people walk up to me and say, "You're much taller than I thought."" - George W Bush

"[People saying to me] "You look taller on TV." I get that all the time." - J. R. Smith

"If you can measure your height from head to heaven, he is taller than you." - Luis Miguel

"Help others get ahead. You will always stand taller with someone else on your shoulders." - Bob Moawad

"I want to get a tattoo of myself on my entire body, only two inches taller." - Steven Wright

"One side will make you grow taller, and the other side will make you grow shorter." - Lewis Carroll

"On size: They keep calling me a dwarf, but I'm taller than Sarkozy and Putin" - Silvio Berlusconi

"That man is a head taller than me. That may change." - Werner Herzog

"I don't consider myself bald, I'm just taller than my hair." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Let us stand a little taller, if you don't, you will never strengthen yourself" - Gordon B Hinckley

"I tell girls, 'If you're tall and feel too tall, the answer is to be taller.'" - Elizabeth Berkley

"I wish I were taller and thinner but the hair you can do something about." - Hillary Clinton

"I'm taller than most actresses, so most corsets tend to be too short in the body." - Michelle Dockery

"I'd like to be taller. I'd like my baby fat to leave." - Kirsten Dunst

"I was a full foot taller than any child my age." - Kristen Johnston

"I guess people think the taller you are the more dominant you have to be." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Only Napoleon did more than I have done. But I am definitely taller." - Silvio Berlusconi

"I would like to be taller, thinner and more rakish looking." - Michael Sheen

"I'm a whopping 5 foot 4 inches tall. I'm not going to get any taller." - Kevin Hart

"Concealers are like undergarments. They make you feel taller and thinner." - Bobbi Brown

"I just found out that I'm one inch taller than I thought." - Christie Brinkley

"I wish I was taller or curvier, but I'm happy with the way I look." - Sarah Hyland

"I guess people think the taller you are the more dominant you have to be." - Shaquille Oneal

"Men in high heels? That's a prosthesis. But I sympathise. Women have these giant heels. They get taller and taller. The men need help. But a man in heels is ridiculous." - Christian Louboutin

"When I'm feeling a little low, I put on my favorite high heels to stand a little taller." - Dolly Parton

"No one stands taller in the climb to success than when he bends over to help up someone else." - John C Maxwell

"It is a great moment in life when a father sees a son grow taller than he or reach farther." - Richard L Evans

"You're taller than I am, but I'm stronger, and meaner right this minute than you could ever imagine" - Lady Madelyne." - Julie Garwood

"Raise high the roof beam, carpenters. Like Ares comes the bridegroom, taller far than a tall man." - Sappho

"My perspective on my mother has changed immensely. She was a lot taller when I was younger." - Howie Mandel

"Do you know, why I really love my helmet that much? Because it makes me 15 centimetres taller!" - Alain Prost

"Much that is beautiful must be discarded So that we may resemble a taller Impression of ourselves." - John Ashbery

"Here's Brian Flynn. His official height is five feet five and he doesn't look much taller than that" - Alan Green

"Let our children grow tall and some taller than others if they have it in them to do so." - Margaret Thatcher

"But we'd never really seen eye to eye. Mostly 'cause he was much taller than I was." - Darynda Jones

"Keep it up, wise guy. I'm always going to be taller than you once you're lying unconscious on the ground." - Jim Butcher

"What has roots as nobody sees, Is taller than trees Up, up it goes, And yet never grows? A mountain." - J R R Tolkien

"I know [people] think I'm taller because it's so close and I look stretched out, but I'm just 4-8." - J. R. Smith

"You go to the ballet and you see girls dancing on their tiptoes. Why don't they just get taller girls?" - Greg Ray

"I honestly think I've gotten taller since I started doing Pilates. And my posture is totally different - no more slouching!" - Sarah Rafferty

"My entire high school career - my entire school career - I've been like three feet taller than everyone in my grade." - Karlie Kloss

"It used to be that I wanted to be taller. Once I made 5-foot-1, I was happy." - Tara Lipinski

"I want my models to be bigger, stronger and taller than common mortals. I need superwomen and supermen." - Thierry Mugler

"The stiletto is the icon of erotic femininity. You're taller, thinner and curvier, all at the same time. What's not to like?" - Valerie Steele

"I wouldn't mind being taller, because when I'm in the company of people who are absurdly tall, there's something about them that I can't help admiring." - Steve Albini

"Tyrion: My gentle sister seems to have mistaken me for Ned Stark. Bronn: I hear he was taller. Tyrion: Not after Joff took off his head." - George R R Martin

"I will come back to you, I swear I will; And you will know me still. I shall be only a little taller Than when I went." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"We think Eli is taller and handsomer now that he's won the Super Bowl. Imagine what would've happened if [Jaws] won the Super Bowl." - Tony Kornheiser

"People want to look taller and thinner. No one says, 'Ooh! Let me buy that dress because it makes me feel matronly!" - Michael Kors

"I'm 5 foot 9, and there were two stars in my life who didn't mind that I was taller than they - George Raft and John Garfield" - Marie Windsor

"If he was an inch taller he'd be the best center half in Britain. His father is 6 ft 2 in - I'd check the milkman." - Alex Ferguson

"Sometimes all I want is to be a few inches taller so the world does not look like a dense collection of torsos." - Veronica Roth

"I'm sorry you are wiser, I sorry you are taller; I liked you better foolish and I liked you better smaller." - Aline Murray Kilmer

"So here I am running at guys who aren't taller than 5-foot-8, and I'm the one who tears up his knee." - Chris Chelios

"I'm still the same guy. My name is still Greyson Chance from Oklahoma. I grow much taller. But nothing really changes." - Greyson Chance

"Let us all try to stand a little taller, rise a little higher, be a little better. Make the extra effort. You will be happier." - Gordon B Hinckley

"[On being told Mary, Queen of Scots, was taller than she:] Then she is too high, for I myself am neither too high nor too low." - Elizabeth I

"We must remain as close to the flowers, the grass, and the butterflies as the child is who is not yet so much taller than they are." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"When I started singing, I weighed 153 pounds. I weigh 184 now. I haven't gotten any taller, but I'm putting on a little more weight." - Elvis Presley

"At dances when I was a little kid, Art would be up there singing while I'd be dancing with some girl a foot taller than me." - Aaron Neville

"[The wall will be] ten feet taller. And every time they [Mexicans] protest, it`s going to go up a little bit higher." - Donald Trump

"He (the Emperor) is taller by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court, which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders." - Jonathan Swift

"When I have one martini, I feel bigger, wiser, taller. When I have a second, I feel superlative. When I have more, there's no holding me." - William Faulkner

"Whatever you do, do well. Be good at it. Stand a little taller. Be a little stronger. Be a little better." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I've never had plastic surgery, but if they made a new invention for making people taller, I'd be the first to have the surgery." - Alanna Ubach

"People always think I'm taller than I am - not just because of the shoes I wear but because of the way I dress. It's all relatively streamlined." - Victoria Beckham

"I want somebody athletic, outgoing, at least two inches taller than I am, rugged, very outdoorsy, a leader, someone who would overpower me." - Susan Ford

"It's a real man who can go out with a woman who's taller than he is. That's an alpha male right there." - Miranda Hart

"I have always been an obsessive reader - I remember going back and forth to the local library with stacks of books taller than I was." - Lisa Kleypas

"I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem." - Shelley Long

"In play, a child is always above his average age, above his daily behavior; in play, it is as though he were a head taller than himself." - Lev Vygotsky

"I was always very, very insecure about my height. Even as a 15-year-old I was a foot and a half taller than everyone." - Joan Smalls

"All my life I've tried to hide my height. I was taller than everybody else and stood out, so I would slouch and try to hide it." - Tyler Perry

"I'm 5 foot 2. I wish I were 5' 6. Everyone who meets me says, 'Oh my God. You look so much taller in person.'" - Emma Roberts

"I'm 5 9, and there were two stars in my life who didn't mind that I was taller than they - George Raft and John Garfield." - Marie Windsor

"I've always wanted to look different. I always think I've got this terrible figure. I'd like to be 3 inches taller." - Nicholas Haslam

"People want to look taller and thinner. No one says, 'Ooh! Let me buy that dress because it makes me feel matronly!'" - Michael Kors

"It's really easy, once somebody passes away, for the tales about them to become taller, the good ones and the bad ones." - Ashton Kutcher

"My childhood was really comfortable and secure, but school was a nightmare. I was a lot taller than the other girls and they called me Gitte the giraffe." - Brigitte Nielsen

"The idea of windmills conjures up pleasant images - of Holland and tulips, of rural America with windmill blades slowly turning, pumping water at the farm well ... But the windmills we are talking about today are not your grandmother's windmills. Each one is typically 100 yards tall, two stories taller than the Stature of Liberty, taller than a football field is long." - Lamar Alexander

"Fang looked at the newest bird kid. Dylan was an inch or two taller than he was, and somewhat heavier built, though he still had the long, lean look of a human-avian hybrid-you couldn't make bricks fly." - James Patterson

"Her eyes watered and she was a foot taller than any of her sisters, mostly because of the length of her neck which would one day hang from the end of a rope" - Jeffrey Eugenides

"I'm a Pilates person. It's great. I had a hip problem. I had a chronic back, a pinched nerve and a hip problem and it's completely solved all of it. I love it. It makes me feel like I'm taller." - Jennifer Aniston

"I wish my nose was smaller and that I was a little taller. I also had this perennial pimple problem, so I felt people were just being polite when they said I was beautiful." - Madhuri Dixit

"...I've learned exactly who the enemy are. I easily recognize them-business-suited in their modern American executive guise, each boss two feet taller than I am and impossible to meet eye to eye." - Maxine Hong Kingston

"You've changed," he said. "You're-uh-" "Yes?" "Taller." "I hope so. I was ten the last time you saw me." "And your hair's really dark now-and short," he added." - Elizabeth Chandler

"The challenge for me is his size because, for the first time in my career, I'll be meeting an opponent who is taller than me and has a longer reach." - Wladimir Klitschko

"It's unarguable that the right shoes can really add elegance to an outfit and to the person who's wearing them. Take a pair of high heels, for instance. Suddenly, you're looking taller, shoulders back, body curved." - Kareena Kapoor

"Let him grow taller,she asked the gods.Let him know sixteen, and twenty, and fifty. Let him grow as tall as his father, and hold his own son in his arms. Please, please, please." - George R R Martin

"Style comes from knowing who you are and who you want to be in the world; it does not come from wanting to be somebody else, or wanting to be thinner, shorter, taller, prettier." - Nina Garcia

"During climbs into taller trees, I was occasionally able to look down on the backs of birds, which shine with reflected sunlight as they move through the green depths of the canopy, like schools of fish." - Richard Preston

"You understand people better if you look at them-no matter how old or impressive or important they may be-as if they were children. For most men never mature; they simply grow taller." - Leo Rosten

"I have read that, on the average, the Japanese are getting taller, but at the moment they seem to be about the same height as American junior-high-school students, only with fewer guns." - Dave Barry

"If you ask any lady they want to be taller, they want to be slimmer, you know, and they want a waist. I'm not here to make people look like a sack of potatoes." - Alexander Mcqueen

"It's so difficult to feel comfortable in the body you have. You always want to look a different way, taller or thinner, whatever it may be. I still struggle with it. I think everybody does." - Scarlett Johansson

"We called [my son] Gary "Little Herschel" when he was in middle school - but then he didn't grow any taller. He ended up playing golf and being a really nice golfer." - Jack Nicklaus

"As I small child and hearing all the stories about him I, of course, looked up to him as some kind of miracle. Then I got to eight years old and suddenly I was taller than [Bernie Ecclestone]." - Bernie Ecclestone

"Back in my heyday, when I was out on the streets - I'm engaged now, about to get married - but before that I was quite the sex symbol. My line was, "If I was taller, would I have a chance?"." - Kevin Hart

"Am I correct in assuming that I address Lord Arthur? Yes, I'm Arthur. Emelena mumbled something that Arthur correctly thought was about expecting him to be taller, more impressive, have lightning bolts coming out of his eyes, and so on." - Garth Nix

"Before him, numberless lovers smiled and talked. And death was observed with sudden cries, And birth with laughter and pain. And the trees grew taller and blacker against the skies And night came down again." - Conrad Aiken

"Fashion shows have never been my thing. I don't look thin enough for the runway. The other girls were always much taller and skinnier. But I've never starved myself or done crazy things just to be thin like a rail." - Heidi Klum

"I was fat! I was pustule-rich! I looked like a pink human grenade! When did I blossom into the irresistible little orchid that I am now? I don't know. Getting taller helps. It spreads out a bit." - Dylan Moran

"As a kid, I was so short, it was tough for me to keep up with the taller guys. I always had quick feet, but I just didn't have any power, really, as a kid." - Carl Hagelin

"The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it." - P J Orourke

"Our shouting is louder than our actions, Our swords are taller than us, This is our tragedy. In short We wear the cape of civilisation But our souls live in the stone age" - Nizar Qabbani

"I was overweight when I went to school. In fact, I was overweight when I left, just taller. Fatty Cavill was the nickname. I mean, no one wants to be Fatty Cavill." - Henry Cavill

"Male authors always take care to make their heroes at least one inch taller than they are, and considerably more muscular. Just as female authors give their heroines better hair and slimmer thighs." - Lee Child

"I was told by my agent that a number of big stars won't work with anyone two inches taller than them and most of them are under six feet, so you have to be prepared to have trouble." - James Cromwell

"It's unarguable that the right shoes can really add elegance to an outfit and to the person who's wearing them. Take a pair of high heels, for instance. Suddenly, you're looking taller, shoulders back, body curved." - Kareena Kapoor Khan