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Top 58 Quotes About Gist

#1. It often is better to ask an ancient Hebrew goatherd, instead of a so-called expert like myself, about the meaning of a particular, biblical story. - Author: Richard Gist
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#2. She knew the gist of what he was leaving unsaid. All he wanted was to fuck her brains out. - Author: Pepper Winters
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#3. La cuestion esta en decidirse en algo, alguna vez.

The gist is in deciding on something, at some time. - Author: Marta Traba
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#4. If we all can figure out how to work together then we are the embodiment of salvation for our entire planet. We have the capabilities of it. That's the gist of it. - Author: Matt Corby
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#5. Judge Rountree holds half my property in the palm of his hand." Denton's growl broke the silence. "I'd appreciate if you didn't insult him at all, much less in his own home."
"He named his children One, Two, Three, and Four," she said. "He deserves to be insulted. - Author: Deeanne Gist
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#6. Freedom didn't always equate with coming and going as he pleased. Or to living out in the open. Or to doing whatever he wanted. Sometimes, it was simply a matter of being free to laugh. Free to help others. Free to fulfill his calling. - Author: Deeanne Gist
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#7. I always think if it's a good story, the audience can't wait to run out of the theater and go tweet somebody with the gist of a story, in a nutshell, almost, because it was that interesting. - Author: Steven Spielberg
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#8. It doesn't translate perfectly, but the gist is this; fear is the heart alone. - Author: T. Ellery Hodges
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#9. Sometimes it is not easy to find any words that properly convey a thought. When we hear or read, we usually remember the gist, not the exact words, so there has to be such a thing as a gist that is not the same as a bunch of words. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#10. Have the gist of the spell. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#11. Between birth and death, neighbour, there is no business that is not risky; drinking water in a sitting position included! . The gist of the matter is to do everything with fine tuning as an acrobat does when walking a tight rope, like a carpenter measuring everything meticulously! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#12. This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#13. I think Shakespeare is like a dialect. If I heard a broad Scots accent, I'd probably struggle at first but then I'd start to look for words I recognise and I'd get the gist. I think Shakespeare is like that. - Author: Ralph Fiennes
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#14. The exquisite code of politeness of the Woosters prevented me clipping her one on the ear-hole, but I would have given a shilling to be able to do it. There seemed to me something deliberately fat-headed in the way she persisted in missing the gist. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#15. As E.B. White said, "A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper. - Author: Morgan Gist MacDonald
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#16. I understand the gist of your speculation,' said Rhialto. 'It is most likely nuncupatory. - Author: Jack Vance
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#17. And when I say "exploded" I mean "interacted catastrophically with the topography of space/time in ways we're not entirely able to explain," but "explode" gets the gist of it, particularly with regard to what would happen to a human caught in it. - Author: John Scalzi
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#18. As the child approaches a new text he is entitled to an introduction so that when he reads, the gist of the ... story can provide some guide for a fluent reading. - Author: Marie Clay
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#19. Drew had never before shot like he did that day, nor has he since. It was something to see. The contest had just begun when he walked up, aimed, and felled a cluster from the very top of the boughs. - Author: Deeanne Gist
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#20. So let me get this straight," said Adam eventually, leaning forward on his crate. "Jesus came back and took all his righteous believers with him, right? Now the rest of us are stuck here for the next seven years while demons emerge every night to drag our sorry arses to Hell? Is that the gist of it? - Author: Phillip W. Simpson
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#21. I hadn't planned on sounding like J.J. from Good Times, but that's the gist. - Author: Karin Slaughter
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#22. I'd appreciate it if in the future when you come up with a plan that makes a hardened criminal pause, you could at least give me the gist of it ahead of time. In broad strokes. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#23. Rub wiped his nose on his sleeve. "I just wisht - " "What?" Rub sighed. Where to begin? "That I'd be nicer to you?" He shrugged again, but this was the gist of it, Sully could tell. "I wish I would, too," he said, and for some reason this seemed to cheer Rub up. - Author: Richard Russo
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#24. Why does every road eventually narrow into a point at the horizon? Because that's where the point lies. - Author: Vera Nazarian
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#25. The gist of what Mayor Giuliani said
that the President has shown himself to be completely unable to speak the truth about the nature of the threats from these ISIS terrorists - is true. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#26. Me, I think you only get at gist by assembling all the tiny inconclusive anecdotes that would fall flat at a dinner table and that seem irrelevant until you collect them in a pile. - Author: Lionel Shriver
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#27. I can't remember who told me but I was advised early on not to Google myself or read things about myself ... I don't read a lot but get the gist of what's been said from friends and family. It's good to avoid it if you want to be normal person. - Author: Leona Lewis
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#28. The People in this Town began to inquire my Business, and because I did not readily inform them, they began to suspect me, and said, that I was come to settle the Indian's Land and they knew I should never go Home again Safe. - Author: Christopher Gist
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#29. It had been one of the most terrifying experiences of my life, and I'd swallowed half the pond in the process, but I'd gotten the gist of it, managed to conquer my blind panic and terror and trust myself. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#30. That's the gist of it. Everyone wants to believe in God, but when He does show up and starts talking to people, everyone calls them crazy. - Author: D.F. Noble
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#31. When I came there I found all my family gone, for the Indians had killed five people in the winter near that place, which frightened my wife and family away to Roanoke about 35 miles nearer in among the inhabitants, which I was informed of by an old man I met near the place. - Author: Christopher Gist
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#32. There are some people who love being a something, but I also got the gist in the 60's when I grew up that you could be, in the art scene, very diverse. - Author: Charlemagne Palestine
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#33. I personally never got the gist of Facebook and Twitter. - Author: Helena Bonham Carter
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#34. And although like most black males raised in Los Angeles, I'm bilingual only to the extent that I can sexually harass women of all ethnicities in their native languages, I understood the gist of the message. - Author: Paul Beatty
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#35. Humans generally get out the gist of what they need to say right at the beginning, then spend forever qualifying, contradicting, burnishing or taking important things back. Yor rareley miss anything by cutting most people off after two sentences. - Author: Richard Ford
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#36. I'm a pantser. I try to plot. I always try to plot. I end up with a few paragraphs that basically outline the gist of the story.But I never get much beyond that. I get too impatient to write. - Author: Pamela Clare
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#37. The brain pays more attention to the gist than to the peripheral details of an emotionally charged experience...present information in a logically organized, hierarchical structure. - Author: John Medina
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#38. Laymen learn to read photographs the way they do headlines, skipping over them quickly to get the gist of what is being said. Photographers, on the other hand, study them with the care and attention to detail one might give to a difficult scientific paper or a complicated poem. - Author: Howard S. Becker
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#39. Real is overrated
No way in my life is that the gist
I'd be everything I am not
If I were a fictionist - Author: A.A. Patawaran
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#40. No matter what, the Earth is fucked," Rigney said. "Excuse the language, but that's the gist of what I'm hearing from you. - Author: John Scalzi
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#41. I know it sounds silly, but in auditions for film or TV, the words aren't as important - you need to get into the character and have the gist of the scene. But in theater, if you don't do it word for word, then you throw off your scene partner. - Author: Morgan Saylor
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#42. Intermittently she caught the gist of his sentences and supplied the rest from her subconscious, as one picks up the striking of a clock in the middle with only the rhythm of the first uncounted strokes lingering in the mind. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#43. Woman wants monogamy;
Man delights in novelty.
Love is woman's moon and sun;
Man has other forms of fun.
Woman lives but in her lord;
Count to ten, and man is bored.
With this the gist and sum of it,
What earthly good can come of it? - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#44. I realize that at every moment, sadness follows the happiness and vice versa sometimes because of which I have never gained the gist of one individually as the other has stalked and tracked another. Sad. Happy. Sad - Author: Bhavik Sarkhedi
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#45. And so you should." He again assessed the newly replaced windows and repaired roof, then clapped Mack on the shoulder. "It's a good thing you're doing. And if you take time to share your knowledge with the boys, it'll give them much more than a skill. It'll give them hope. - Author: Deeanne Gist
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#46. What we didn't need to know, we didn't need to ask. Some people just don't quite get the gist of that. You can have plenty of conversations with people, meaningful conversations without getting to personal. - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#47. Tillie studied her mother's face. The face which had seen thirty-seven years of life. Twenty-one years of marriage. The birth of ten babies. The death of one. - Author: Deeanne Gist
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#48. Little by little, wean yourself. This is the gist of what I have to say. From an embryo whose nourishment comes in the blood, move to an infant drinking milk, to a child on solid food, to a searcher after wisdom, to a hunter of invisible game. - Author: Rumi
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#49. The gist of the Twist is chiefly in the hips - Author: Chubby Checker
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#50. It might have been supposed that Freddy, whose intellect was not of the first order, would have found it impossible to grasp the gist of an extremely tangled and discursive story, but once more the possession of three volatile and excitable sisters stood him in good stead. - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#51. Still, he'd kept up his membership in the Gun Club. Had taken the girls hunting every chance he could. And still went everywhere with Odysseus - having retired Penelope the day they were married, for Georgie was now closest to his heart. - Author: Deeanne Gist
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#52. But surely it is the gist that matters; I am, after all, telling you a history, and in history, as I suspect you - an American - will agree, it is the thrust of one's narrative that counts, not the accuracy of one's details. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#53. Fine. You're Lucious Landrum and I'm Annie Oakley. Can I go now? - Author: Deeanne Gist
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#54. What did one do around here?
Nothing. Wait for summer to end.
What did one do in the winter, then?
I smiled at the answer I was about to give. He got the gist and said, 'Don't tell me: wait for summer to come, right? - Author: Andre Aciman
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#55. A writer should show the silver in his hands neither as bronze nor as gold; the gist of the matter is to show silver as silver. - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#56. Everything stated or expressed by man is a note in the margin of a completely erased text. From what's in the note we can extract the gist of what must have been in the text, but there's always a doubt, and the possible meanings are many. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#57. There are days when I literally have to eat 17 plates of food - it's intense. It's about moderation. You just need a few bites to get the gist of a dish. - Author: Gail Simmons
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#58. I thought how proud I am to be standing up beside my dad. Never did it occur to me that he would become the gist for cartoonists. - Author: George W. Bush
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