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Picking Quotes

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

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

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If you think it's hard to meet new people,
try picking up the wrong golf ball.
- Jack Lemmon

One may no more live in the world without picking up
the moral prejudices of the world than one will be
able to go to hell without perspiring.
- H. L. Mencken

There are a lot of people who think that's what's needed
to be successful is always being right,
always being careful, always picking the right path.
- Amy Tan

 

I've never been much into picking things apart.
- Meg White

And there is such a thing as a decathlon high.
It's like a rock rolling down hill, picking up momentum.
You get better and better.
- Dan O'Brien

We're picking on people we can beat.
- George Clooney


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New York City has finally hired women to pick up the garbage,
which makes sense to me, since, as I've discovered,
a good bit of being a woman consists of picking up garbage.
- Anna Quindlen

I play a couple basic folks songs and break them down.
I did that on a six string.
I can't recall all the songs on it.
There's some finger picking on it.
- Roger McGuinn

If you don't know the blues...
there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing
rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
- Keith Richards

I have these big piano-playing hands.
I feel like I should be picking potatoes.
- Sandra Bullock

We should all do what, in the long run,
gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
- E. B. White

I don't think you'll ever get enough picking.
- Earl Scruggs

You eventually get used to looking at girls picking
their leotards out of their bums and that sort of stuff.
- Adam Garcia

Bolton's exactly what the U.N.
needs at this point.
The president's right on the mark in picking him.
- Mitch McConnell

I have nothing but sympathy for the people who are forced to work with me.
I'm better now at picking out those that want to play that game with me,
and those that don't.
- Alton Brown

Every one of the songs was based around picking an acoustic guitar.
That was part of the concept from the beginning,
that the tempos were going to go from slow to almost mid-tempo.
- Jules Shear

At this point, I can't say what network would be picking it up,
but I know that it would be a success.
- Christy Romano

You don't cut anywhere, don't pick down anywhere,
don't double screen, no weak side picking.
All these things that should happen in a game of basketball don't happen anymore.
- Oscar Robertson

I chose to be Mrs.
Johnny Cash in my life.
I decided I'd allow him to be Moses and I'd be Moses' brother Aaron,
picking his arms up and padding along behind him.
- June Carter Cash

I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites.
- Kurt Russell

I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion
thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master.
I want the full menu of rights.
- Desmond Tutu

It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow
he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.
- Sam Levenson

People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it's interesting.
It's like picking who you want to win for the Oscars
and not seeing the movie.
- Amanda Bynes

There may be some difficulties during a period of adjustment.
Specifically, picking up their life again and making
their own truly independent decisions.
- Rick Ross

When I'm rhyming it's all in my head...
Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton,
they would block out their minds.
They would sing.
- Wyclef Jean

My parents would always say, 'It doesnt' matter if
it's a guy picking up the garbage or the President of the United States,
treat everybody as you would want to be treated.
- Dan Marino

As I said, I had no publisher for What a Carve Up!
while I was writing it, so all we had to live off was
my wife's money and little bits I was picking up for journalism.
- Jonathan Coe

In the last couple of years I've been picking up my guitar again.
- Peabo Bryson

I have been tied up with music for about as long as I can remember.
By the time I was four I was picking out little tunes
my mother played on the reed organ in the living-room.
- Mary Lou Williams

When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency,
and there are only a handful in each community,
it's picking the winners in the competition.
- Robert McChesney

In open range fires it is about picking a spot and
hoping it is the right location.
At the head of the fire you have to worry about wind
and humidity and a number of other factors.
- John Glover

I've always been that way.
I'm not very good at reading music but I'm pretty quick at picking things up.
- Roy Wood

Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity.
You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer.
- Rachel Ward

Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction
to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
- Alvin Toffler

I'm picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor.
If it's not fun, I'm not going to do it.
- Anita Baker

Mutual funds were created to make investing easy,
so consumers wouldn't have to be burdened with picking individual stocks.
- Scott Cook

All writers are mimics, and I'm not interested in picking
up somebody else's style or voice.
- Thomas Perry

I didn't have a thing to do with picking a coach,
and didn't want to.
But I didn't think they'd pick one I didn't like.
- Bear Bryant

Mutual funds have historically offered safety and diversification.
And they spare you the responsibility of picking individual stocks.
- Ron Chernow

Message to Obama: Fighting the Clinton machine won't
be as easy as picking up favorable press clips.
- Rich Lowry

I see some some of these other guys,
and they're wearing the hats and the jackets and saying
the words and they're relating and they're picking.
But there's something missing.
- Jessi Colter

Maybe I thought too much about picking up the money
and not enough about the really good parts.
- Alan Ladd

There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman:
it's only a question of comparative badness,
brother.
- Plautus

When the government picked companies and gave them
monopoly rights to frequencies in San Francisco and
Los Angeles and New York and Chicago,
it was picking the winners of the competition;
it wasn't setting the terms of the competition.
- Robert McChesney

Ava Gardner was the most beautiful woman in the world,
and it's wonderful that she didn't cut up her face.
She addressed aging by picking up her chin and receiving
the light in a better way.
And she looked like a woman.
She never tried to look like a girl.
- Sharon Stone

There are two types of courage involved with what I did.
When it comes to picking up a rifle,
millions of people are capable of doing that,
as we see in Iraq or Vietnam.
But when it comes to risking their careers,
or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment,
it turns out that's remarkably rare.
- Daniel Ellsberg

But I was losing so much bone density that I would
have been in grave danger.
And I mean grave danger.
If I had let it go just a few more years I could have
broken my hip or spine just picking up my granddaughter.
- Sally Field

I have never for a minute felt in was my stock picking abilities.
I feel that my stock picking abilities aided-
I was able to pick out which are the good stocks in the good market,
but I have been blessed with a great market.
- Jim Cramer

I hardly ever watch my own work.
I just end up picking myself apart!
I can't even stand to hear myself on voicemail.
the sound of my own voice is like nails on a chalkboard.
The same goes for my records.
- Grey DeLisle

If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience
and experience a 'new' Constitution,
we should not look principally for good lawyers.
We should look to people who agree with us.
When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered
the Constitution useless.
- Antonin Scalia

We may have to force people to get together in terms
of picking a particular type of technology and starting
to build to that technology,
as opposed to everybody exercising their right to buy their own system,
you know, at will.
- Michael Chertoff

I started studying music at the age of five and a half.
My older sister was taking piano lessons.
When her teacher left our apartment,
I would get up on the piano bench and start picking
out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons.
- Marvin Hamlisch

These things don't just come, arrive and settle like
a bird picking up a few bits of crumbs.
They develop.
I think the best word for these things is develop.
They develop because of the human beings who just happen to be there at the time.
- Patrick Macnee

Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy:
Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on
and championing the cause.
Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes
and obstruction of justice.
- Barbara Olson

We never had a huge squad and we never had a great deal of choice.
But in many ways that helps because you've got to make do with what you've got.
You don't have too many problems about picking the
team you just hope that everyone turns up on the day.
- Jack Charlton

There is more to sex appeal than just measurements.
I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness.
I can convey just as much sex appeal,
picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
- Audrey Hepburn

If they did it like they did it in '96 or whenever,
just picking it from one meet, what if someone had
the meet of their life but they're not usually a good
competitor? That could be really bad for the team.
So, I think this is the best way.
- Carly Patterson

The only successor to President Putin is President
Putin himself and we could of course dream about President
Putin stepping down voluntarily and picking out successor
which would be probably as bad as him.
- Garry Kasparov

Most people didn't have the bandwidth to download whole albums.
And so it brought back this cherry picking idea that
the audience would focus on certain songs and possibly
be the impetus behind what eventually got on AM radio:
the single or whatever.
- Todd Rundgren

I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience,
but I think for the most part that younger audience
is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent,
who is turning them onto the band.
- Alex Lifeson

We have to get government out of the job of picking winners and losers.
That's what they've been doing the last year and a half,
getting in the way of businesses that are trying to
reinvest to get our economy back on its feet.
- Kristi Noem

In England and America people tend to graze all day long,
but I think it's such a waste to be constantly picking
at food because you then can't enjoy a proper full
meal when the time comes.
- Nigella Lawson

You get used to working with one choreographer.
You kind of get stuck in that vein and you work your way out of it,
picking up someone else's style, their flavor.
It takes a bit of time.
- Janet Jackson

So I didn't have anything to do with picking the songs,
but I got to musically take them in places I thought might be interesting,
so it was a real neat collaboration among the three of us.
- Vince Gill

I was raised a Christian, but I wouldn't call myself a Christian now.
I think when I was younger it was easier to focus on the negative,
nihilist vision...
this is sort of picking up on the other half of the body,
which is God and white light.
- Billy Corgan

We don't consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan...
The battle has begun and its fires are picking up.
These fires will reach the White House,
because it is the center of injustice and tyranny.
- Mohammed Omar

But there were highs as well as lows,
it was as though they said everybody was picking on
the man who had more practical real life experiences
than the whole batch of them put together.
- James Stockdale

I sum up the prospects for 1967 in three short sentences.
We are back on course.
The ship is picking up speed.
The economy is moving.
Every seaman knows the command at such a moment:
'steady as she goes'.
- James Callaghan

The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized
slaughterhouses of work are also arguing,
singing, drinking, dancing, making love,
holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
- Raoul Vaneigem

I'm trying to get in the habit of, you know,
picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down,
not my feelings but my thoughts, about things,
and hopefully I'll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon.
- Corey Haim


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