Prima Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 63 Prima Quotes

#1. In Ohio seasons are theatrical. Each one enters like a prima donna, convinced its performance is the reason the world has people in it. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#2. It really isn't anybody's business how many people we have working for us. What's offensive is that I'm portrayed as this prima donna with these sycophants telling me how great I am all the time. Yes, they do work for me, but we're working together for a higher good ... - Author: Demi Moore
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#3. My mom is actually a former prima ballerina, and all the women in my family are associated either with dance or choreography or acting, so I'm very lucky in a way because I grew up in a family of artists. I've been dancing since I was a little kid. - Author: Ksenia Solo
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#4. It's a battered old suitcase to a hotel someplace, and a wound that will never heal. No prima donna, the perfume is on an old shirt that is stained with blood and whiskey. Goodnight to the street sweepers, the night watchmen flame keepers and goodnight, Matilda, too. - Author: Tom Waits
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#5. A careless and blasphemous use of the name of the Divine Being is not only sinful, but it is also prima facie evidence of vulgar associations. - Author: Hosea Ballou
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#6. My brother Leon started it all. He played the piano. In school they made me leader of the orchestra because I played the violin, but I followed Leon and the boys in his jazz band around. - Author: Louis Prima
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#7. Remember, the Muse favors working stiffs. She hates prima donnas. To the gods the supreme sin is not rape or murder, but pride. To think of yourself as a mercenary, a gun for hire, implants the proper humility. It purges pride and preciousness. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#8. Well, I'm not sure I know what you mean by a prima donna, but if something doesn't interest me or if someone bores me, or if I think they're a phony, I just don't bother with them, that's
all. - Author: Bobby Fischer
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#9. I wasn't making it with the violin because I was playing all of the 'long hair' stuff. - Author: Louis Prima
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#10. Don't worry, Prima Donna. If you start to look faint, I'll drag your body to safety."
"My name is Hailey."
"Okay, Hailey. I'll drag your prima-donna butt to safety, right after I finish my lunch break - Author: Eileen Cook
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#11. All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated. - Author: George S. Patton
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#12. After working fourteen-hour shifts in the mines, inhaling so much nickel they sneezed silver glitter, none could have expected a private performance from the prima ballerina of the Kirov. - Author: Anthony Marra
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#13. You had to be an over-the-top, demanding, dramatic figure in order to progress as a woman in Europe over the last few hundred years. Now people say, "You're being such a prima donna," meaning you're being hard to deal with or crazy. It's a bit sexist. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#14. It is prima facie highly implausible that life as we know it is the result of a sequence of physical accidents together with the mechanism of natural selection. - Author: Thomas Nagel
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#15. Prima facie, every estate, whether given by will or otherwise, is supposed to be beneficial to the party to whom it is so given. - Author: Tony Abbott
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#16. I will never give up my dream of being a prima ballerina and backup dancer for Justin Timberlake! - Author: Haley Webb
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#17. The very things we wish to avoid, neglect and flee from turn out to be the 'prima materia' from which all real growth comes. - Author: Andrew Harvey
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#18. 'Prima Donna' is my kind of love song to opera but it's not the full experience. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#19. I have just realized that the stakes are myself
I have no other
ransom money, nothing to break or barter but my life - Author: Diane Di Prima
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#20. The fine tuning of the universe provides prima facie evidence of deistic design. - Author: Edward Robert Harrison
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#21. In retrospect, I'm really shocked at how far I put my heart out there on the line with 'Prima Donna'. I seem to have this knack for being able to accomplish that. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#22. In the era of security clearances, to be an Irish Catholic became prima facie evidence of loyalty. Harvard men were to be checked; Fordham men would do the checking. - Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
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#23. The only time I eat alone is if I'm really tired or upset about something or on the phone to one of my friends, when it's easier to be alone. But you can't be too wrapped up in yourself ... it starts making you look a little bit prima donna. - Author: Dakota Blue Richards
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#24. In the fifties ... we were so busy being cool that we didn't know how to say the word love - Author: Diane Di Prima
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#25. Performing doesn't turn me on. It's an egomaniac business, filled with prima donnas - including this one. - Author: Dan Rather
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#26. The popular image that Hollywood is ruined by difficult prima donna actors is nonsense. They're certainly very nice to directors. I can't say the same about producers, who I found difficult, paranoid, and certifiably insane, mostly. - Author: Nigel Cole
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#27. The prima ballerinas who taught me were far more scary than Gordon Ramsay. They'd scream at me and pull my legs and arms, so after them Gordon was a piece of cake. - Author: Jennifer Ellison
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#28. Loyalty cannot be too liberally insisted upon. Altruism in nature remains an exception. It poses a puzzle, being in prima facie conflict with the survival of the fittest and most selfish. - Author: Peter Birks
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#29. There are as many kinds of kisses as there are people on earth, as there are permutations and combinations of those people. No two people kiss alike - no two people fuck alike - but somehow the kiss is more personal, more individualized than the fuck. - Author: Diane Di Prima
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#30. Virtue consists in avoiding vice, and is the highest wisdom.
[Lat., Virtus est vitium fugere, et sapientia prima.] - Author: Horace
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#31. Nah, I'm not a prima donna, but I just don't like being cold and wet. - Author: Morris Chestnut
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#32. We weren't treated as prima-donnas. We had to roll up our sleeves and graft with the groundsman. Kids don't have to do anymore. That makes you appreciate things when it turns in your favour and you become a successful professional. - Author: Colin Cooper
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#33. The only war is the war against the imagination. - Author: Diane Di Prima
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#34. The best thing to do with a mimeograph is to drop it from a five story window, on the head of a cop - Author: Diane Di Prima
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#35. I can finish that off and get you something better," he offered.
"You'd eat my leftovers? ... " I felt like such a prima donna. "You're a king."
"I'm a ... hungry ... king," he shrugged, as he unassumingly glanced to the side. "I'm not picky. - Author: M.A. George
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#36. Live by the three 'F' rule: If they don't fuck you, feed you or finance you, they don't matter. - Maya Josephs, Prima of the Ridgeville Pride - Author: Celia Kyle
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#37. There is actually a great book called Prima Donna by Rupert -Christiansen that deconstructs the myth. In fact, many of the women who were prima donnas were feminists and incredible forces for their time. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#38. She said all writers were prima donnas, drunks, social misfits, pompous, or depressed. Brilliant, maybe, but completely crazy. - Author: Ilsa J. Bick
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#39. Sweetheart, when you break thru you'll find a poet here, not quite what one would choose. - Author: Diane Di Prima
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#40. The prima facie evidence provision in this case ignores all of the contextual factors that are necessary to decide whether a particular cross burning is intended to intimidate. The First Amendment does not permit such a shortcut. - Author: Sandra Day O'Connor
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#41. A good part of what appears to us - prima facie - as objective reality is, instead, just a consequence of our conventions to discover it. - Author: Felix Alba-Juez
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#42. The success of our operas rests most of the time in the hands of the conductor. This person is as necessary as a tenor or a prima donna. - Author: Giuseppe Verdi
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#43. Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna - or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out. - Author: Barbara Walters
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#44. I think it's prima facie evidence for the existence of God because for me to grow up and actually end up working with Glen Campbell is almost unbelievable. - Author: Jimmy Webb
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#45. I was a very extrovert kid. It felt normal to me to act. I always went to regular schools. I've never been catty or a prima donna, so I never had problems. I always had my seat at the cafeteria when I came back from acting. - Author: Kirsten Dunst
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#46. More or Less Love Poems #11:
No babe
We'd never
Swing together but
the syncopation
would be something wild - Author: Diane Di Prima
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#47. Elvis was incredibly cooperative. He would try anything. He wasn't a diva, no prima donna. When it came to work, he was a workhorse. - Author: Jerry Leiber
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#48. Horses have powerful legs- but that doesn't mean they're prima ballerinas.
Elianna to Mariketa. - Author: Kresley Cole
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#49. Looking back at it now, I really feel like it was a gift because I don't know if I have the talent to become a prima ballerina. It's such a hard job to have. I don't have any regrets about it. - Author: Diane Kruger
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#50. Is not cant the materia prima of the devil, from which all falsehoods, imbecilities, abominations, body themselves, from which no true thing can come? For cant is itself the properly a double-distilled lie, the second power of a lie. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#51. Vampires are such prima donnas, - Author: Magnus
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#52. Paradoxically, in descending into the depths of the unconscious in order to deal with the prima materia of the shadow, we are simultaneously on the path of ascending to the truly real, as we become introduced to the higher-dimensional light worlds of spirit. - Author: Paul Levy
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#53. We're all eccentrics. We're nine prima donnas. - Author: Harry A. Blackmun
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#54. Above all, I wanted to be appreciated as a prima ballerina who happened to be a Native American, never as someone who was an American Indian ballerina, - Author: Maria Tallchief
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#55. There's nothing like walking out and watching the people get turned on. Nothing in the world could replace it. - Author: Louis Prima
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#56. If the song was upbeat, we'd get out a funky Harry Connick, Jr. album, some Louis Prima big band, or a Bob Wills swing record for inspiration and swing for the fence, hoping to get that 'soundtrack to your life' vibe. And if it was a slow song, we'd go the other way and really make it worshipful. - Author: Bart Millard
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#57. Football's a difficult business and aren't they prima donnas. But it's a wonderful game. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#58. There are different rules for comic books now. You've got prima donna's that are dealing with the direct sales market, so if they say it's going to be late, then that's what you tell the dealers and it's late. - Author: Mike Royer
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#59. I once dealt with a prima donna on a movie set. I won't say who, but his first name is a country. A communist country. Run by Fidel Castro. - Author: Artie Lange
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#60. Optima dies ... prima fugit
(The best days are the first to flee) - Author: Virgil
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#61. On his refusal to deal with Keith Primeau: We refuse to pay a prima donna, a petulant, pouting player who had 30 goals last year the same money as Toronto is paying Mats Sundin or Pittsburgh is paying Jaromir Jagr. - Author: Peter Karmanos Jr.
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#62. I'm too homely for a prima donna and too ugly for a soubrette. - Author: Marie Dressler
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#63. Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due - she reminds us too much of a prima donna. - Author: E. M. Forster
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