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Dictionary Quotes

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

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

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Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder,
with a dash of the dictionary.
- Khalil Gibran

I was reading the dictionary.
I thought it was a poem about everything.
- Steven Wright

If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary,
it will say Michael Jordan.
- Elgin Baylor

 

No thesaurus can give you those words,
no rhyming dictionary.
They must happen out of you.
- Dorothy Fields

Nature is a dictionary; one draws words from it.
- Eugene Delacroix

Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile
and just above repugnant.
- Julia Roberts


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We are becoming so accustomed to millions and billions
of dollars that "thousands" has almost passed out of the dictionary.
- Everett Dirksen

The scholars and poets of an earlier time can be read
only with a dictionary to help.
- Carl Sandburg

There is a breed of fashion models who weigh no more
than an abridged dictionary.
- Dave Barry

Poetry consists in a rhyming dictionary and things seen.
- Gertrude Stein

Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.
Hard work is the price we must pay for success.
I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
- Vince Lombardi

Look up the definition of rejection in the dictionary,
get really comfortable with it, and then maybe you can go into acting.
- Loni Anderson

Walt Whitman, he who laid end to end words never seen
in each other's company before outside of a dictionary.
- David Lodge

If you have a big enough dictionary,
just about everything is a word.
- Dave Barry

The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
- Jean Cocteau

A great memory does not make a mind,
any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.
- John Henry Newman

And it should be the law: If you use the word "paradigm"
without knowing what the dictionary says it means,
you go to jail.
No exceptions.
- David Jones

The trouble with the dictionary is that you have to
know how a word is spelled before you can look it up
to see how it is spelled.
- Will Cuppy

Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature.
- Martin H. Fischer

The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Don't hate the word, playa; hate the dictionary.
- Brian Celio

As far as I'm concerned, the only difference between
fact and what most people call fiction is about fifteen pages in the dictionary.
- Charles de Lint

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are,
as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and
evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

If you look up the definition of news in the dictionary,
it isn't what you watch on TV.
- Val Kilmer

If a word in the dictionary were misspelled,
how would we know?
- Steven Wright

Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry,
he will be but a walking dictionary:
a mere articulate clock.
- George Chapman

The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary,
means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real.
Romance should last a lifetime.
- Billy Graham

The much vaunted male logic isn't logical,
because they display prejudices against half the human
race that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
- Eva Figes

A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom,
any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
- John Henry Newman

Always remember that striving and struggle precede success,
even in the dictionary.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

The final lesson a writer learns is that
everything can nourish the writer.
The dictionary, a new word, a voyage, an encounter,
a talk on the street, a book, a phrase learned.
- Anais Nin

I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that
the eyes are the windows of the soul.
- Max Beerbohm

Dictionary - opinion expressed as truth in alphabetical order.
- John Ralston Saul

I used the dictionary very minimally and I just wrote how I speak.
And I speak very hateful manner usually.
I constantly did that because I think the fans would
get more out of it if they understood exactly what I'm saying -
exactly where I'm coming from.
- Kerry King

I started by looking everything up in a Star Trek dictionary
so I knew what I was talking about,
but you can't do that because they talk in circles,
and half of it doesn't make sense, so you'll just end
up driving yourself more insane.
- Jeri Ryan

Dictionaries are always fun, but not always reassuring.
- M. F. K. Fisher

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough,
grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Greek was very much a live language,
and a language still unconscious of grammar,
not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries.
- Gilbert Murray

Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none,
and the best cannot be expected to be quite true.
- Samuel L. Jackson

To love what you do and feel that it matters,
how on earth could anything be more fun.
- Katherine Graham

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
- Walt Disney

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous;
there's really nothing to lose.
There's no wrong you can't make right again,
so be kinder to yourself;
have fun, take chances. There are no bounds.
- Jewel

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It's work only if I say it's work,
but it's play if I say it's fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

Procrastination is like a credit card:
it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
- Christopher Parker

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
- Katharine Hepburn

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
- Erica Jong

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do;
the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
- Mary Wilson Little

As a rock star, I have two instincts,
I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

So many people try to grow up too fast,
and it's not fun!
You should stay a kid as long as possible!
- Vanessa Hudgens

I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and,
sometimes, very painful.
- Regis Philbin

There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
- Jerry Seinfeld

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you
don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
- Flip Wilson

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
- Alan Thicke

But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs,
I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
- Picabo Street

Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study
of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Just play.
Have fun.
Enjoy the game.
- Michael Jordan

I love food and I love everything involved with food.
I love the fun of it.
I love restaurants.
I love cooking, although I don't cook very much.
I love kitchens.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one.
- Sam Waterston

Find fitness with fun dancing.
It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
- Paula Abdul


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