Enter one or two keywords
to search these Motivational Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

MasterTeam
Home  |  Motivational Quotes  |  Teamwork  |  Success  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Crooked Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Crooked are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Values Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up,
with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.
- Heather Locklear

You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
- W. C. Fields

Ours is a government of checks and balances.
The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks,
and the politicians and other compromised officials
improve their bank balances.
- Steve Allen

 

Kids don't have ruts yet that adults have carved into their minds.
They're born logical.
Crooked thinking has to be taught.
- James P. Hogan

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

You see through love, and that deludes your sight,
As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
- John Dryden


Please sign-up for my Free Daily Inspirational Quotes and Insights Email on the form below.

Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea,
so different tendencies, various though they appear,
crooked or straight, all lead to God.
- Swami Vivekananda

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of,
nothing straight can be fashioned.
- Immanuel Kant

Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would
see by going to the forest that straight trees are
cut down while crooked ones are left standing.
- Chanakya

No public man can be just a little crooked.
- Herbert Hoover

There are many crooked lines and one straight line.
Which is the line of truth? Why the straight line?
Truth is always the shortest distance between two points.
- Sun Myung Moon

Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is
made nothing entirely straight can be carved.
- Immanuel Kant

We got dragged through a system and got burned by crooked lawyers,
and the list goes on and on.
- Jerry Only

I went up a straight crooked lane and,
I said 'No thanks, yes if yer please.
- Jack Finney

I remember Nazi election propaganda posters showing
a hateful Jewish face with crooked nose.
- Jack Steinberger

I was more independent than any farmer in Concord,
for I was not anchored to a house or farm,
but could follow the bent of my genius,
which is a very crooked one, every moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

We did not get any money from the early records.
It was all taken by crooked managers.
It is just a gangster's paradise.
- Robert Wyatt

No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed.
I have known mothers who remake the bed after their
children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread
or the blanket is on crooked.
This is sick.
- Erma Bombeck

The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned,
with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews,
who would be attracted by the enormous extension of
the international speculations of the national banks.
- Mikhail Bakunin

Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live,
and the reason of everything appears more clear.
What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious,
and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.
- Jean Paul

The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows,
not substantial things; There is no armour against fate,
Death lays his icy hand on kings.
Scepter and crown must tumble down, And,
in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
- James Shirley

I know about having days off.
They can be helpful sometimes, especially late in the year.
It's just key to go out there and establish early,
especially in this park where they can put up some crooked numbers early.
- Dontrelle Willis

Money and corruption are ruining the land,
crooked politicians betray the working man,
pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep,
and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
- Ray Davies

Between a fellow who is stupid and honest and one who is smart and crooked,
I will take the first.
I won't get much out of him, but with that other guy
I can't keep what I've got.
- Lewis B. Hershey

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most,
it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- William Wordsworth

I'd sooner be called a successful crook than a destitute monarch.
- Charlie Chaplin

There's one way to find out if a man is honest -
ask him.
If he says, "Yes," you know he is a crook.
- Groucho Marx

There's a difference between criminals and crooks.
Crooks steal.
Criminals blow some guy's brains out.
I'm a crook.
- Ronald Biggs

People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.
Well, I'm not a crook.
I earned everything I've got.
- Richard M. Nixon

I just want you to know you aren't going to church with a crook.
- Bernard Ebbers

A real foolproof way to do it is play your stuff by
hook or by crook and build up a grass roots following.
- Duncan Sheik

I am not a crook.
- Richard M. Nixon

You give me electric chair.
I no afraid of that chair!
You're one of capitalists.
You is crook man too.
Put me in electric chair.
I no care!
- Giuseppe Zangara

I know me, and those close to me know me.
But sadly, the outside world thinks I'm some kind of a crook.
- Benny Hinn

There is no way to be truly great in this world.
We are all impaled on the crook of conditioning.
- James Dean

It is not the crook in modern business that we fear,
but the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- Owen D. Young

First, take the government of the Indians out of politics;
second,
let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites;
third,
give the Indian the ballot.
- George Crook

I don't have much choice these days in how I have my hair.
- Mackenzie Crook

I'd like to go back to standup.
I don't like to think I've done my last gig.
At the moment it terrifies me, I get really nervous.
It's a great buzz when it goes well.
- Mackenzie Crook

It has been my aim throughout present operations to
afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests,
and troops have been stationed accordingly.
- George Crook

I like the outdoors and the natural world.
Environmental issues.
- Mackenzie Crook

When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg,
where it remains still.
There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft
of the arrow when I pulled it out.
- George Crook

The Indian is a human being.
- George Crook

My son thinks I'm hilarious, but he's only 1.
- Mackenzie Crook

When once an Indian sees that his food is secure,
he does not care what the chief or any one else says.
- George Crook

The great mistake these people make is that they go
to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians
before securing their physical.
- George Crook

I still draw a lot though.
Ballpoint pen is my preferred medium.
- Mackenzie Crook

During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon,
but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had
gotten to the supposed location of the village.
- George Crook

And the Russians certainly don't have it.
If a woman shows up in a fur coat, I just assume she's a crook.
And that's me, the nice American.
The assumption that you can't make money honestly is a killer.
- Esther Dyson

I like the fact you can spend two hours setting up
a scene that will only last a couple of seconds.
And I like just sitting around and dozing between scenes!
- Mackenzie Crook

I at once commenced the ascent through a shower of arrows.
- George Crook

I spend days with writers' block.
It is a problem.
- Mackenzie Crook

But we must not try to drive the Indians too fast in effecting these changes.
- George Crook

I haven't got a car or a house.
I've got a wife, but I didn't pay for her!
I spend all my money on my glorious wife.
She's here with a knife at my throat!
- Mackenzie Crook

It's not a very secure industry.
I've spoken to a couple of people recently who had
a successful TV show and then found themselves absolutely
skint and struggling to find a job.
- Mackenzie Crook

All the parts I get offered are character and comedy parts,
and I probably wouldn't get them if I had a different face.
So I'm glad I have a comedy face.
- Mackenzie Crook

The buffalo is all gone, and an Indian can't catch
enough jack rabbits to subsist himself and his family,
and then, there aren't enough jack rabbits to catch.
What are they to do?
- George Crook

This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits
emotion and passion against logic and reason.
All too often in such a contest, logic loses.
So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful,
'gun control' legislation.
Good news - if you're a crook.
- Larry Elder

Recently I've been collecting Star Wars figures again.
When I was a kid I couldn't afford them.
Now I can so I've been buying them and keeping them
in their box for a later date when they'll be worth a lot of money.
- Mackenzie Crook

Give these Indians little farms, survey them,
let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses,
cows, sheep, things that they can call their own,
and it will do away with tribal Indians.
- George Crook

It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive
manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race,
and that while he behaves himself he will be treated the same as a white man.
- George Crook

All the tribes tell the same story.
They are surrounded on all sides, the game is destroyed or driven away;
they are left to starve,
and there remains but one thing for them to do -
fight while they can.
- George Crook

It may be, however, that I am too much wedded to my own views in the matter,
and as I have spent nearly eight years of the hardest
work of my life in this department,
I respectfully request that I may now be relieved from its command.
- George Crook

We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form,
but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws,
the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our
country and of shame to true patriots,
will soon be a thing of the past.
- George Crook

If you will investigate all the Indian troubles,
you will find that there is something wrong of this
nature at the bottom of all of them,
something relating to the supplies, or else a tardy
and broken faith on the part of the general government.
- George Crook

The white men in the East are like birds.
They are hatching out their eggs every year,
and there is not room enough in the East,
and they must go elsewhere; and they come out West,
as you have seen them coming for the last few years.
- George Crook

Put simply, I want to treat my readers as partners and not crooks.
There is no future in calling your most active promoters crooks.
- Cory Doctorow

Well, I'm used to rubbing shoulders with crooks and criminals.
- Jason Statham

We will push those crooks, those mercenaries back into the swamp.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

In my career, people in the record business have been
rockin' in the same ol' boat.
They all crooks - I'll say it clear and loud -
especially the big ones.
- John Lee Hooker


Thank you for visiting: Crooked Quotes - Motivational Quotes about Crooked.

Please sign up on the form below to receive my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Motivational Quotes



 


MasterTeam® is a registered trademark of Jonathan Lockwood Huie. MasterTeam LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Corporation, provides information, advisory, and consultancy services. You may read about the MasterTeam.com privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, copyright policy, and disclaimer.

All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and
other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.