Quotes of Called

“ Remember that the word of God is not sent to particular persons, as if by name; and do not think you have no part in it, because you are not named there. ”

- Adam Clarke

“ In 1973 we moved to the British Isle of Man, and I put my first band together for one year, named Melody Fair. ”

- Andy Gibb

“ Why should not grave Philosophy be styled. Herself, a dreamer of a kindred stock, A dreamer, yet more spiritless and dull? ”

- William Wordsworth

“ Whoever named it necking is a poor judge of anatomy. ”

- Groucho Marx

“ I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said 'We saw your movie.' 'Which one?' I said. He shouted 'Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn't like?'. ”

- Brad Pitt

“ Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named, not good. ”

- John Milton

“ They, that unnamed "they," they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up — and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me. ”

- Gregory Corso

“ But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question. ”

- Bible

“ If you have the same ideas as everybody else but have them one week earlier than everyone else then you will be hailed as a visionary. But if you have them five years earlier you will be named a lunatic. ”

- Barry Jones

“ Television is a new medium. It's called a medium because nothing is well-done. ”

- Fred Allen

“ Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'. ”

- Michael McClary

“ The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ I phoned my dad to tell him I had stopped smoking. He called me a quitter. ”

- Steven Pearl

“ Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own. ”

- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“ Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope; the same, without such opinion, despair. ”

- Thomas Hobbes

“ When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough. ”

- Maurice Maeterlinck

“ So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy. ”

- Roger Baldwin

“ Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. ”

- George Washington

“ What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Does a poet create, originate, initiate the thing called a poem, or is his behavior merely the product of his genetic and environmental histories? ”

- B. F. Skinner

“ To attract men, I wear a perfume called ''New Car Interior.''. ”

- Rita Rudner

“ Women who buy perfume and flowers for themselves because their men won't do it are called "self basting.''. ”

- Adair Lara

“ Whatever else can be said about sex, it cannot be called a dignified performance. ”

- Helen Lawrenson

“ In parts of the world, people still pray in the streets. In this country they're called pedestrians. ”

- Gloria Pitzer

“ A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live. ”

- Voltaire

“ The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars.". ”

- Johnny Carson

“ Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. ”

- Orson Welles

“ People ask me if I've ever been called a Nazi. I answer that no one has ever had dreams of being tied down and sexually ravished by someone dressed as a liberal. ”


“ I say 'girl' because I love to annoy people. I love the word 'girl'. 'Gal' is pretty great, too. I don't just want to be called a woman. It sounds like someone with a mustache. ”

- Bette Midler
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