Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin, and then they look at your clothes, and by the time they're listening to what you're saying, you're off the screen.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
You come on as a guest. You don't get the girl anymore. But that is our lives. You start off as the boyfriend, then you are the lover, then you are the husband, then you are the father, and then you are the grandfather.
I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.
I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger.
I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
I think it was sexier when you didn't have to take it all off.
I met some friends in the end of 10th, beginning of 11th, who were in the popular group so I finished off high school in that group and got to see both sides.
It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things.
The way things are, I'm not even training. I can only manage a bit of physiotherapy then off we go with the next game. I'm a little worried that I won't make it to the World Cup.
We hate that we squandered off a great chance that we had. The thing is, once you're in, you're in and it doesn't matter how we get in. ... The fact is, we still have a chance to get in.
You would like to hold them off as long as possible and to be honest, we did that. Congratulations to the White Sox. They've had a heck of a year.
We pull off looking stupid very well. We can do that without even trying. .
If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.
The white audiences thought I was white, my features being what they are, and at every performance I'd have to take off my gloves to prove I was a spade.
Police arrested two kids yesterday, one was drinking battery acid, the other was eating fireworks. They charged one and let the other one off.
The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!
I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again.
Detainee policy in this war is hard, it's complicated, but we must get it right. We would be better off as a nation if we could close Gitmo safely and start a new prison that he could use that the world would see as a better way to doing business.
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
Whether planned or not, humor takes our mind off of our troubles.