Quotes of Drove

“ I used to be pretty reckless. When I was a runner for a production company, I drove a massive 16 seater van. I was only 18. I mean I look young now, but then I looked about 12. ”

- Gail Porter

“ We were TP-ing a friend's house, and we took a giant bag of shredded paper and put it all over the lawn. But my mom drove us. We put it all over the lawn, and it took them a week to get it all out. ”

- Alexa Vega

“ Without a trace of irony I can say I have been blessed with brilliant enemies. I owe them a great debt, because they redoubled my energies and drove me in new directions. ”

- Edward O. Wilson

“ History shows that there are no invincible armies. ”

- Joseph Stalin

“ God is on everyone's side… and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies. ”

- Jean Anouilh

“ National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane. ”

- J. F. C. Fuller

“ Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one. ”

- Richard Whately

“ Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose to place his name there. ”

- Unknown

“ But see, the shepherds shun the noonday heat, The lowing herds to murmuring brooks retreat, To closer shades the panting flocks remove; Ye gods! and is there no relief for love? ”

- Alexander Pope

“ I love what I do, so it's not tiring. If I worked at a computer or drove a truck, I'd be dead in a week. ”

- Karen Black

“ We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together. ”

- John Gay

“ It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it. ”

- W. C. Fields

“ Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves, whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience. ”

- Diogenes of Sinope

“ Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience. ”

- Laertius Diogenes

“ Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue. ”

- Sallust

“ 'Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it. ”

- W.C. Fields

“ One hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, how big my house was, or what kind of car I drove. But the world may be a little better, because I was important in the life of a child. ”

- Forest Witcraft

“ Madonna is my role model she's such a powerful woman. I love Gwenyth Paltrow, she's an actress I aspire to be like. And, of course, my mom. She drove me from New Jersey to New York every day for commercials so I could get where I am today. ”

- Kirsten Dunst

“ Hotel rooms, for example, are good places for me to write because they're so free of associations. I have to get myself into my sort of tattyest sweatpants and T-shirt and I do it on a computer now, amazingly enough. I never could use a typewriter because the noise… drove me crazy, but I used to use a notebook… ”

- Alma Guillermoprieto

“ My father grew up in Brooklyn, but he fell in love with the Adirondacks when he went there for summer camp. So after medical school in Rochester, New York, he drove south until he found a city in which to practice - Hornell, in New York State's southern tier. ”

- Bill Pullman

“ I'd be painting sometimes, and get the strangest feeling I was being watched. I'd look up and see faces pressed against the window or door screens. Then, when I noticed them, the people would want to come in and talk to me. Got very upset, too, when I was too busy… ”

- Norman Rockwell

“ I've been singing since I was 5 years old. Not in-the-church-thing kind of way. I always made up music. Since I was a little girl. Improvisation was with me from the beginning. It drove my parents crazy. I would sing all the time. To anything. Television show themes… ”

- Cassandra Wilson

“ I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don't recognize faces, so I'm sure it's what drove me to portraits in the first place. ”

- Chuck Close

“ It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man. ”

- Adam Baldwin

“ Who does not know that kings and rulers sprang from men who were ignorant of God, who assumed because of blind greed and intolerable presumption to make themselves masters of other men, their equals, by means of pride, violence, bad faith, murder, and almost every other kind of crime? Surely the devil drove them on. ”

- Pope Gregory VII

“ The secret point of money and power in America is neither the things that money can buy nor power for power's sake… but absolute personal freedom, mobility, privacy. It is the instinct which drove America to the Pacific, all through the nineteenth century, the desire to be able to find a restaurant open in case you want a sandwich, to be a free agent, live by one's own rules. ”

- Joan Didion

“ Teenagers travel in droves, packs, swarms… To the librarian, they're a gaggle of geese. To the cook, they're a scourge of locusts. To department stores, they're a big beautiful exaltation of larks … all lovely and loose and jingly. ”

- Bernice Fitz Gibbon

“ Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time. ”

- Roger Zelazny
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