Quotes of Crooked

“ I like villains because there's something so attractive about a committed person — they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They're motivated. ”

- Russell Crowe

“ Never a lip is curved with pain That can't be kissed into smiles again. ”

- Bret Harte

“ The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

“ All that a city will ever allow you is an angle on it — an oblique, indirect sample of what it contains, or what passes through it; a point of view. ”

- Peter Conrad

“ Words in the head are like voices underwater. They are distorted. ”

- Jeanette Winterson

“ Fewer people are bent from hard work than are crooked from avoiding it. ”

- Zig Ziglar

“ The better shaped his product, the more misshapen the worker. ”

- Karl Marx

“ Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ There is no escape from yesterday because yesterday has deformed us, or been deformed by us. The mood is of no importance. Deformation has taken place. ”

- Samuel Beckett

“ I know that Deformed. - Much Ado about Nothing. Act iii. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I got attention by being funny at school, pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand. ”

- Leonardo DiCaprio

“ In this bad, twisted, topsy-turvy world, Where all the heaviest wrongs get uppermost. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ After I got my first laugh on stage, I was hooked. ”

- Matthew

“ It did not occur to me that I might be a writer until I flunked out of my first year as a chemistry major, and found work as an apprentice writer of Volkswagen ads. ”

- Peter Carey

“ I would go into the kitchen for coffee and on the way back to the page, curled in its roller, I would light one up and feel its dry rush mix with the dark taste of coffee. ”

- William Collins

“ For I respectfully declineTo dignify the Serpentine,And make hors-d'oeuvres for fishes. ”

- Austin Dobson

“ When a blind beetle crawls over the surface of the globe, he doesn't realize that the track he has covered is curved. I was lucky enough to have spotted it. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow. ”

- Unknown

“ May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ From timber so crooked as that from which man is carved, nothing entirely straight can be made. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ Hell hath no fury like a crooked politician denied his cut. ”

- Benjamin J. Montalbano

“ The sower may mistake and sow his peas crookedly; the peas make no mistake, but come up and show his line. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ Her mind traveled crooked streets and aimless goat paths, arriving sometimes at profundity, other times at the revelations of a three-year-old. ”

- Toni Morrison

“ I'm not handsome in the classical sense. The eyes droop, the mouth is crooked, the teeth aren't straight, the voice sounds like a Mafioso pallbearer, but somehow it all works. ”

- Sylvester Stallone

“ It is because they took the easy way out that rivers, and people, go crooked. ”

- Jill Peterson

“ It is following the line of least resistance that makes men and rivers crooked. ”

- Unknown

“ Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ Straight praying is never born of crooked conduct. ”

- E.M. Bounds

“ The grand perhaps! We look on helplessly, there the old misgivings, crooked questions are. ”

- Robert Browning
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