Quotes of Clumsy

“ Russians are exiting from communism in a most unfortunate and awkward way. ”

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“ Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done. ”

- Barry Gibb

“ The hardest battle you're ever going to fight is the battle to be just you. ”

- Leo F. Buscaglia

“ There is nothing so awkward as courting a woman whilst she is making sausages. ”

- Laurence Sterne

“ Eventually, it is found out but it takes time especially in the conditions when communication is difficult, when the enemy is making it extremely awkward for information to come out, to go. ”

- Joe Slovo

“ In cross examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch. ”

- Louis Nizer

“ Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed to produce a graceful result. ”

- Tommy Armour

“ He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spatter'd boots, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks; News from all nations lumbering at his back. ”

- William Cowper

“ To take up half on trust, and half to try, Name it not faith but bungling bigotry. ”

- John Dryden

“ What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature! ”

- Charles Darwin

“ The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it. ”

- H. G. Wells

“ Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance. ”

- Alfred Adler

“ Ours is a system of corporate socialism, where companies capitalize their profits and socialize their losses...in effect, they tax you for their accidents, bungling, boondoggles, and mismanagement, just like a government. We should be able to dis-elect them. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ A man who knows the world will not only make the most of everything he does know, but of many things that he does not know; and will gain more credit by his adroit mode of hiding his ignorance than the pendant by his awkward attempt to exhibit his erudition. ”

- Colton

“ The wooden wall alone should remain unconquered. ”

- George Herbert

“ Learning is like mercury, one of the most powerful and excellent things in the world in skilful hands; in unskilful, the most mischievous. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ I see leaders should keep their ears to the ground. All I can say is that the... nation will find it very hard to look up to leaders who are detected in that somewhat ungainly posture. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ I never felt comfortable with myself, because I was never part of the majority. I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of the momentum of my friends' lives. ”

- Steven Spielberg

“ The forceps of our minds are clumsy things and crush the truth a little in the course of taking hold of it. ”

- H.G. Wells

“ Writing is one of the few professions in which you can psychoanalyse yourself, get rid of hostilities and frustrations in public, and get paid for it. ”

- Octavia Butler

“ Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it. ”

- Federico Fellini

“ For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. ”

- Bible

“ The things hardest to bear are sweetest to remember. ”

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“ I can do everything with ease on the stage, whereas in real life I feel too big and clumsy. So I didn't choose acting. It chose me. ”

- Ingrid Bergman

“ I had demons and felt socially inept. ”

- David Byrne

“ A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature. ”

- Harold Coffin

“ One leg by truth supported, one by lies,They sidle to the goal with awkward pace,Secure of nothing — but to lose the race. ”

- William Cowper

“ Reality is that direct contact may be helpful, or they may be neutral. Awkward absence (of contact) undercuts support among Asians and provides a handy excuse for North Korea to delay. ”

- James Kelly

“ I wish I could blame it on the choreography, but it's not a musical. I just had a clumsy moment. ”

- Delta Burke
  • 1
  • 2