Top 61 Quotes About Being Picked On

#1. I always wanted to be an actor. It's something I always secretly wanted. You know, I had the experience of being picked on as a child, and I would tell people, 'You're gonna be sorry when I'm famous!' And then I learned after they kicked the stuffing out me that you don't say that out loud.

DJ Qualls

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#2. There will always be someone being picked on at school, and it's not going to go away.

Alexa Vega

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#3. My parents taught me the way to deal with being picked on was to be compassionate. I had to defend myself physically, but I had to be compassionate and understand the position of those abusing me. I had to figure it out and then rise above it.

Saul Rubinek

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#4. I've been actually really very pleased to see how much awareness was raised around bullying, and how deeply it affects everyone. You know, you don't have to be the loser kid in high school to be bullied. Bullying and being picked on comes in so many different forms.

Lady Gaga

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#5. don't pick on people who were already being picked on.

Eddie Huang

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#6. Fun. I'm not the kind of guy kids picked on in school, but I've seen it happen. I've never really given much thought to being cool. I don't really think about it one way or the other.

Logan Lerman

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#7. I also picked prostitutes as victims because they were easy to pick up, without being noticed. I knew they would not be reported missing right away, and might never be reported missing.

Gary Ridgway

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#8. Carl just needed to hear the clink of glasses, the glug of a drink being poured. I picked up the phone, shaking a tumbler of ice near the receiver so Carl could imagine his gin.

Gillian Flynn

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#9. Being asked to play one of the butlers is like being picked to play for England. All you have to do is think of the great butlers from the past - Terry-Thomas in 'How To Murder Your Wife,' John Gielgud in 'Arthur' and Denholm Elliott in 'Trading Places.'

Mark Williams

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#10. At the senior prom for my Catholic boarding school, I was feeling manly, so I shaved, even though I didn't need to. Being inexperienced, I managed to slice a quarter-inch gash into my lower chin a half hour before I picked up my date.

Christopher Buckley

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#11. It's not so much the amount of tax we pay - it's the sense that our pocket's being picked without our knowing what's going on.

Andrew Bacevich

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#12. Dominant energy patterns that are contributing to the stress in a human being, are able to be picked up, if a person is open enough. And for me, as a medical intuitive, that's where I focus my attention. That's what the skill is all about.

Caroline Myss

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#13. I've always said that it's like being the winner of three separate lottery tickets - getting a pilot, getting the pilot picked up, and having a show that actually lasts.

Rick Hoffman

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#14. Growing up, I was picked on a bit; I was pretty heavy-set, and then I was a theater kid. I just felt unpopular and uncool, so I think in my mind I had this idea of fame and being popular and how nice that would be. The reality of it is sometimes it's not nice.

Jack Falahee

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#15. I didn't plan on going into show business. Show business picked me. And it's been fun. One of the best things about being in show business is people think they know me, and they feel like they grew up with me.

Vicki Lawrence

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#16. You want to feel that you can do something creative that you love without being picked apart and mutilated for other people's pleasure.

Sienna Miller

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#17. He hadn't suffered the eternity of the ring about to be picked up, didn't know the heart rush of hearing that incomparable voice suddenly linked with his own, the sense it gave of being too close to even see her, of being actually inside her ear.

Jeffrey Eugenides

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#18. From Portrait of a Landscape

I think art only exists when it's being made. It's like a flower. Once picked, it starts to die.

Daniel D. Watkins

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#19. In junior high, I was picked on for being the small skinny kid who enjoyed being in drama. All the drama kids, we were looked at like we were aliens, and people would call us names and say, you know, 'It's stupid to be in drama.' They would say a lot worse things, to be honest.

Blake Jenner

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#20. The eldest who had the misfortune of being too beautiful and had a far off look in her eyes. Madame Cohen had seen what could happen to girls like that, they were picked off like fruit on a tree, devoured by blackbirds.

Alice Hoffman

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#21. Frustrated? Yes. Why? Because it is impossible for me to be God - or the universal woman-and-man - or anything much. I am what I feel and think and do. I want to express my being as fully as I can because I somewhere picked up the idea that I could justify my being alive that way.

Sylvia Plath

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#22. Not sure how this whole social media thing is supposed to be fun. It's like being back in elementary school and waiting to be picked for kickball.

Katie McGarry

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#23. I loved being in Frank's arms. It felt special, being that the only other people he ever picked up were dead.

Nicole Castle

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#24. Being on a successful show is kind of like being a sea turtle. Every year, sea turtles lay hundreds and hundreds of eggs, but only a few manage to survive and mature. It's the same with TV pilots. There are so many great ideas, but for whatever reason only the lucky ones get picked up.

Keiko Agena

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#25. I have only known two men's souls in my life, one the devil, the other the the bird's wings which picked me up and carried me back to the freedom of being.

Wendy Gibbins

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#26. Peter was sick of being a pop star, the guitar god, and so he decided to teach himself other instruments. Among the instruments that he picked up was the mandolin.

Michael Stipe

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#27. So this book is like a thank you. We want everyone to know the story of how four Western Sydney teenagers picked up their instruments and dreamt of being one of the biggest bands in the world.

5 Seconds Of Summer

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#28. After 'The Real Thing,' I thought about giving up acting because it's difficult to have a rich life outside your work when you're an actress, a private life that can survive being picked up and put down. That's what I thought, anyway.

Jennifer Ehle

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#29. Pamela shook her head as she swiveled the computer screen so Noah could see the grainy black-and-white video of a group of men in SWAT gear approaching a box. Soon there was a bomb-bot poking the thing, and finally a new man in protective gear picked it up. "Harley is being stalked by someone her

Lucy McConnell

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#30. We had the boy's name picked out, but we didn't have a girl's. When he turned out to be a boy, we were so relieved. Literally, in the middle of contracting and pushing, and with my wife being drugged - out and half - lucid, we were still coming up with names.

Paul Reiser

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#31. I stand up for other people, I'm very protective of people around me. If I feel like somebody is getting a bad rap or being unfairly picked on, I will stand up for them, absolutely.

Christina Ricci

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#32. On the nights I stuffed myself full of myths, I dreamed of college, of being pumped full of all the old knowledge until I knew everything there was to know, all the past cultures picked clean like delicious roasted chicken.

Lauren Groff

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#33. You want to know how many times a day I question why I'm with you?" "Five times." "A hundred." "If you told me you were going to exaggerate, I would have picked that, but I thought we were being realistic here, hun.

Krista Ritchie

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#34. I tried to imagine myself part of a pack of guys who picked up local public school girls on weekends. It was hard to envision, but I was definitely willing to try. Not the pickup part. Just the being in a posse part.

Bill Konigsberg

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#35. *on saying I Love You* When you hear those words, it's like being picked out from the crowd.

Philip Siegel

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#36. It's stupid to claim that one human being is special, or picked out by God, when in fact there are hundreds of millions of human beings in the world, and God knows how many millions of people long dead who have been lost to history, all of whom were probably special to someone.

Louis De Bernieres

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#37. Watson."
"I'm sorry I picked a fight with you," Holmes said sleepily. "But you should know I had a good reason."
"I know, I was being an idiot."
"No, it wasn't your fault. The note said you'd be killed if you stayed, so I fixed it. I was horrible until you went away.

Brittany Cavallaro

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#38. We often laughed at others in our house, and I picked up the craft of being polite while people were present and laughing later if there was anything to laugh about.

Muriel Spark

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#39. Fatal North was being poisoned to death aboard his own vessel and by someone from his hand-picked crew ... a cold-blooded, calculating, pre-meditated murder by a diabolical killer.

Bruce Henderson

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#40. You don't feel sorry for yourself, you get on with life.
(after not being picked starting goalie)

Jens Lehmann

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#41. I hate being looked at. Can't stand it. I know, I know - I picked the wrong career. I should have been a doctor. If you play certain parts you have this nice face painted on you, and then you have feel as if you have a responsibility to this idea of being beautiful. I hate that about our business.

Lena Headey

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#42. My self-publishing adventure led to my work being picked up by a traditional publisher and eventually hitting the bestseller lists. That led to two more bestselling novels.

Ashwin Sanghi

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#43. I was being chase by half a dozen guys at the time. Didn't have time to stop and admire the craftsmanship. There was a Ming vase there?
I believe so. You smashed it over someone's head, picked up a shard, and stabbed another in the chest with it.
Ah, good times.

Wesley Chu

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#44. It would drive me crazy if I picked roles with the goal of being a leading man. You never know what you're getting into when you sign onto a project, and more times than not, the characters that are close to the leading man are more interesting and more fun to play.

Jesse Plemons

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#45. This was different: the feeling of being chosen. Out of everybody in the world...this boy had picked him as the one he liked best of all.

Elise Broach

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#46. I've been writing a lot about just the aspects of luck and being picked, and how of course it's always how one perceives themselves in the world, as a bit of a scapegoat or a bit of a hero. Everyone generally has about a 60/40 split that volleys, between those two.


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#47. I did get bullied and I did get picked on and I did have that feeling in my gut of being incredibly self-conscious. I naturally gravitated towards my elders because I didn't know how to speak or be present with my peers.

Heather Matarazzo

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#48. There was more to life than being fat and safe and warm in a clockwork luxury resort. Or maybe there wasn't more, but he was going to find out. And how did you find out? You had an adventure. That's how. You picked up a golden key.

Lev Grossman

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#49. 'Pasadena' erred on the side being too dark. That was probably the one thing about it, in retrospect, why it didn't get picked up.

Mark Valley

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#50. I've never liked the word team. I've always equated it with being picked last and getting nailed in the groin with a dodgeball.

Jordan Castillo Price

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#51. People were strange like that. They could be completely uninterested in you, but the moment you picked up a book, you were the one being rude.

Katarina Bivald

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#52. The great thing coming from sports is you understand the concept of a team. It leaves no room for being selfish, and that's something I picked up from home.

Michael Strahan

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#53. 'TMZ' has the cash to buy off valets and info like flight lists or even the limo list of what celeb is being picked up where and when.

Stephen Rodrick

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#54. Thorns do not stop the rose from being picked.

Matshona Dhliwayo

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#55. Every job has its downside. For example, being in a band; the travel part of it - getting picked up from your house in a car, going to the airport, getting on a plane, going from the airplane to a van, then going from the van to a hotel.

Dave Lombardo

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#56. Being picked for the Pro Bowl is a feeling I can't describe. I never thought I'd be out here as a rookie, so it's great.

Eddie Lacy

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#57. Not until you finally try to put down the stuff do you realize, with stinging clarity, precisely why you picked it up in the first place. All life, in this freshly nerve-flayed state, boils down to a choice of hells. The hell of being fucked-up on drugs or the hell of being fucked-up without them.

Jerry Stahl

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#58. I've put myself forward to be involved. Whether I get picked, we'll have to wait and see. Obviously everybody is excited about it, about the Olympics coming to London and the football being played in different parts of Britain.

Ryan Giggs

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#59. I appreciated everything you gave me." He picked up the can of olives and sniffed at them, wary of being tricked again. "Although I didn't deserve any of it.

Marissa Meyer

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#60. I know why you picked her," Frank says, still sitting on the grass. "She's like you, sort of. A writer. Unhappy. Wishing she had someone who understood her. That's what killed her- being lonely.

Albert Borris

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#61. I picked up the bass kind of postpunk-style. There's a real art to not learning how to play an instrument and being able to still play it.

Kim Gordon

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