Top 100 Skip's Quotes

#1. [ ... ] he had his hand on your -" He put his hand at waist level behind me, without touching me.
"He had his hand on my ass?"
"No," they said.
"Behind your back," Rashad said. "Like you're dating or something." He put his hand behind Skip's back. Skip hit him.

Jennifer Echols

Skip's Quotes #1749481
#2. I realized that if I was ever going to achieve anything in life, I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it. I don't believe you can achieve anything by being passive. I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me. Michael Jordan

Skip Bertman

Skip's Quotes #1360688
#3. If Rafe had drawn up a list of tasks at Phoebe's age, he could only imagine it would have looked thusly: 1. Skip lessons. 2. Chase girls. 3. Any excuse for a fistfight. 4. Is that a squirrel? End of list.

Tessa Dare

Skip's Quotes #1389585
#4. Kestrel's laugh was white in the cold. "We could gamble for your coat."
"Ah, love, why don't we skip to the part where you win and I give it to you?

Marie Rutkoski

Skip's Quotes #1351077
#5. Some segments of this book may be rough going. That's the nature of real science. It requires thought. Sometimes deep thought. But thinking can be rewarding. You can just skip the rough parts, or you can struggle to understand.

Kip S. Thorne

Skip's Quotes #1326263
#6. Winning is a lot of fun. I remember having a meeting a couple years ago and telling the guys: 'You're not enjoying yourselves.' O'Neill said to me afterwards, 'Skip, it's not fun unless you win.'

Joe Torre

Skip's Quotes #1320656
#7. I skip the introduction. If the book goes in the trash, I want it to go because of my thoughts on it, not because of some Asshole's thoughts who wrote the introduction.

James Frey

Skip's Quotes #1310214
#8. Piper's attention focused. All right. I zoned out there, but what? Skip all the feelings parts.

Maggie Stiefvater

Skip's Quotes #1292761
#9. Skip meeting him? The butterflies, the pounding heart, the blushing? The part where you enter each other's magnetic fields for the first time, and it's like invisble lines of energy are drawing you together-

Laini Taylor

Skip's Quotes #1285157
#10. It's not a giant thing, like graduation, Mardi Gras, Halloween or New Year's. We do get business from it. That's why we put stuff out; we don't skip it. It's our big thing for March.

Suzanne Smith

Skip's Quotes #1273177
#11. Hand over the prophecy and no one need get hurt," said Malfoy coolly.
It was Harry's turn to laugh.
"Yeah, right!" he said. "I will give you this - prophecy, is it? And you'll just let us skip off home, will you?

J.K. Rowling

Skip's Quotes #1270377
#12. This story never really had a point. It's just a lull - a skip in the record. We are addresses in ghost towns. We are old wishes that never came true. We are hand grenades (and every word you say pulls the pin). We are all gods, we are all monsters.

Pete Wentz

Skip's Quotes #1230002
#13. Growing up as a young black girl in Potomac, Maryland was easy. I had a Rainbow Coalition of friends of all ethnicities, and we would carelessly skip around our elementary school like the powerless version of Captain Planet's Planeteers.

Issa Rae

Skip's Quotes #1226647
#14. Coach John Wooden used seven players at UCLA. Coach Denny Crum used to say, 'The more moving parts you have, the greater the chance you have for a breakdown.' I think there's a lot of veracity to that.

Skip Prosser

Skip's Quotes #1209189
#15. How can I come this far and not tell him-he, who would understand it best-that by giving me that flyer, by inviting me to skip Hamlet, he helped me realize that it's not to be that matters, but how to be?
How can I come this far and not be brave?

Gayle Forman

Skip's Quotes #1201006
#16. Of course money buys happiness. You ever seen a homeless person skip? The answer to that riddle's no. They're not allowed.

Daniel Tosh

Skip's Quotes #1157373
#17. YouTube offers the best solution by running an ad before showing the video, but also offering a 'skip ad' button that you can click after five seconds to go directly to the video if you are not interested in the ad. Now, that's what I call consumer sovereignty!

Mark Skousen

Skip's Quotes #1144176
#18. I have a fear of poverty in old age. I have this vision of myself living in a skip and eating cat food. It's because I'm freelance, and I've never had a proper job. I don't have a pension, and my savings are dwindling. I always thought someone would just come along and look after me.

Jenny Eclair

Skip's Quotes #1142001
#19. So, way I see it, you can either go skip-skip-skippin' down this merry trail she's blazed for you, or you can lay back in the tall grass for a while, see if maybe you can figure out what the fuck is going on." The

Scott Hawkins

Skip's Quotes #1138627
#20. I cut down trees, I skip and jump, I like to press wild flowers. I put on women's clothing and hang around in bars.

Michael Palin

Skip's Quotes #1121949
#21. My mother introduced me to more academic-minded writers, Cornel West and Skip Gates. In her library, I came across, when I was very young, Harold Cruse's 'The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual,' which is like a bible of Negro intellectuals from Frederick Douglass to Amiri Baraka.

Rashid Johnson

Skip's Quotes #1049570
#22. Simon watched a kelpie skip past, carrying a glass of blue fluid, and raised an eyebrow.
"It's not like Magnus's party," Isabelle reassured him. "Everything here ought to be safe to drink."
"Ought to be?" Aline look worried.

Cassandra Clare

Skip's Quotes #1044565
#23. It's the originality of Pauls Toutonghi's voice and vision that makes this such a remarkable novel. Toutonghi is a true daredevil of a writer, and this fantastically hilarious and affecting book will have you on the edge of your seat.

Skip Horack

Skip's Quotes #1040395
#24. And yet she continues to skip rope in my mind and on my canvases, raising her dark, hopeful face to the sky, innocent of the depth of people's cruelty toward "the other" - those who, for whatever reason, must swim against the tide instead of letting it carry them. . .

Wally Lamb

Skip's Quotes #1036015
#25. Dream young. Don't settle for old - for to be old is to be superstitious and without curiosity and always questioning your faith. And be ferocious in your dreaming - run like a sun's explosion, and skip across bluing waves, and dance upon tips of swan feathers.

Carew Papritz

Skip's Quotes #1013637
#26. Sleeping is good for good health! When you skip a moment's good sleep, you skip a moment's good health! Mind your time and make a time for a good sleeping time!

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Skip's Quotes #975743
#27. You can skip the part in the middle where he goes off on a tangent about how the Delphi psychics contacted the Grand Duchess Anastasia while on these drugs. Pretty sure she'd have been dead by then - "
"Never stopped me."
He pauses for a moment. "That's . . . true. Very good point.

Rysa Walker

Skip's Quotes #1583676
#28. On 'Southland,' when a helicopter joins our scene, we don't skip a beat. The actors talk louder because that's what cops do in real life.

Shawn Hatosy

Skip's Quotes #1736435
#29. A successful novel should interrupt the reader's life, make him or her miss appointments, skip meals, forget to walk the dog.

Stephen King

Skip's Quotes #1734267
#30. My sister-in-law believes that few narratives are so tightly constructed that you can't skip boring bits and still keep abreast of what's going on.

Arthur Smith

Skip's Quotes #1730148
#31. When a court officer suggested quarantine for Nerissa, she grabbed the man's pen and jammed it into the back of his hand, screaming that he was a Crimson Guard witch come to remove her memories and replace them with bird-song.
They decided to skip quarantine after that.

Caitlin Kittredge

Skip's Quotes #1685708
#32. She longs for tonight, she longs to skip the day that's just begun and plunge headlong into the night as if into a pool; a pool with the moon reflected in it. She longs to swim in liquid moonlight.

Margaret Atwood

Skip's Quotes #1681778
#33. Time is short, life is short, there's a lot to know. So I skip the entertainers in the newspaper now. I just haven't got time.

Tom Stoppard

Skip's Quotes #1668836
#34. If you want to be a writer, you have to write every day ... You don't go to a well once but daily. You don't skip a child's breakfast or forget to wake up in the morning ...

Walter Mosley

Skip's Quotes #1645482
#35. There's a million was of saying
words that mean you won't be staying.
But couldn't we just skip the bye-ing?
We could stay and keep on hi-ing!

Rebecca Doughty

Skip's Quotes #1642481
#36. Actually, I think living's the worst habit.

Stephen King

Skip's Quotes #1626354
#37. A good exercise for identifying intervals is to sing them. Sing one note, any note, and then try to sing, let's say, a perfect fourth above it.

Skip Morris

Skip's Quotes #1618525
#38. It's hard for committed person to skip and run from the situation.

Kishore Bansal

Skip's Quotes #1611389
#39. It's never been easier for audiences to skip, filter, or avoid advertising, so the best ideas are the ones that respect that the audience needs to get something out of the work; it should inspire, satisfy, or motivate them. You can't just bombard people with messages anymore.

Ajaz Ahmed

Skip's Quotes #1597007
#40. Look. (Grown-ups skip this paragraph.) I'm not about to tell you this book has a tragic ending, I already said in the very first line how it was my favorite in all the world. But there's a lot of bad stuff coming. William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Cornelia Funke

Skip's Quotes #925744
#41. As the eclipse progresses, a confusion of chattering birds sweeps low in search of dusk and their shadows skip over the water's surface and it makes perfect sense that these small creatures should be so moved by events beyond their reckoning.

John Pipkin

Skip's Quotes #1539647
#42. Insanity is a very lonely and empty existence - it's painfully true. They may laugh and smile, and skip and dance, but behind all the faces there is hollowness like a bottomless pit. The living dead, depression is a terrible illness, so is psychosis, the mentally inflicted beyond cure.

Stephen Richards

Skip's Quotes #1516866
#43. When I was taking art history I was always angry that we would skip certain chapters because "it wasn't important." Like, "Let's skip over the Japanese. Let's just get to Giotto, because that's where everything begins." It's like, no. Everything is relevant to me.

Ali Banisadr

Skip's Quotes #1501071
#44. Oh, there's a wholesome outing.' I say. 'Let's all skip down to the cop shop to register my daddy as a pervert. What fun.

Laura Wiess

Skip's Quotes #1449859
#45. A tip for generalists who try to read economic research papers: If you get to a section that's incomprehensible, don't give up. Just skip to the next section.

David Leonhardt

Skip's Quotes #1447877
#46. It's all in the details - what you put in, what you don't. I mean, you leave out the weather and what people are wearing, you can skip half the story.

Neil Gaiman

Skip's Quotes #1438482
#47. Maybe we could do that whole "my enemy's enemy" thing and skip off into the night, holding hands.

Cherie Priest

Skip's Quotes #1435767
#48. We'll put your brains back in, then snap his wings."
"Can't we just skip to the end right now?"
Xander's head bobbed up and down, eyes bright. "Hell yes.

Ashlan Thomas

Skip's Quotes #1434455
#49. I read once about the concepts of a lateral idea and the vertical idea. If you dig a hole and it's in the wrong place, digging it deeper isn't going to help. The lateral idea is when you skip over and dig someplace else.

Seymour Chwast

Skip's Quotes #1433025
#50. You know, it's a different world now, but to skip ahead and really answer your question, only in the last five years did I find what I call holy maturity, finding the balance, finding the right person in my life so that I could live a normal life.

Burt Ward

Skip's Quotes #1421030
#51. It is totally different. But once we went to 12 teams, that's just the way it was going to be. It's just a reality. But I don't think it's beyond the realm of possibility that some team can win four games in four days and win the whole thing.

Skip Prosser

Skip's Quotes #1398654
#52. I love it so much I might agree to skip past friends and dating and have it's little gyro babies

Kiersten White

Skip's Quotes #157135
#53. Look at him, he's slain another dangling participle.

Skip Coryell

Skip's Quotes #396263
#54. I like records that flow really well and you don't have to skip around because there's lot of different jumps.

Norah Jones

Skip's Quotes #393731
#55. Watching him, Lady Aron placed her hand on his. "Would you teach me to do that? To skip rocks-would you, Jake?

Diana S. Zimmerman

Skip's Quotes #363408
#56. Days like today should come with a warning label, I muse. Today's Going to Suck! Skip the Coffee and Go Straight for the Alcohol.

Laura Kreitzer

Skip's Quotes #348268
#57. I have no strategy. I just want to skip all this and get to the part where he's my boyfriend. Not to mention, you know, the part where he's aware I exist.

Laini Taylor

Skip's Quotes #346356
#58. That's what fantasies are for: they allow you to skip the degradation and head straight to the top.

David Sedaris

Skip's Quotes #312269
#59. Whether it's learning to hit a backhand in tennis, learning high school chemistry, or getting better at ski racing, I really believe with hard work and analytic preparation, you can skip a few steps and find the faster way.

Mikaela Shiffrin

Skip's Quotes #305476
#60. It's not easy to kill; it's not supposed to be. If it is, then there's something wrong with you. But sometimes good people have to do unpleasant things just so we can come home at night to our kids.

Skip Coryell

Skip's Quotes #292283
#61. When I was 12 years old, or however old I was when Bringing It All Back Home came out, I'd just skip back and forth endlessly between 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' and 'It's Alright, Ma' and 'Mr. Tambourine Man,' and now my Dylan roots are showing big time.

Rodney Crowell

Skip's Quotes #280252
#62. I just don't think people listen. I mean, they can't listen to a whole album closely without checking their iPhone or wanting to skip to their favorite song, or putting something else on, practically. That's why the zone out is a good thing.

Stephen Malkmus

Skip's Quotes #253536
#63. We're gonna play some pool, skip some school, act real cool, stay out all night, it's gonna be alright.

Bruce Springsteen

Skip's Quotes #244450
#64. If there's a good review, I'll skip over the headline, but I always find the bad reviews and read those. I don't know why. It's a little sick and demented.

Damien Chazelle

Skip's Quotes #174783
#65. Heartbeat, why do you skip when my baby's lips meet mine?

Buddy Holly

Skip's Quotes #401845
#66. The best parts of life aren't clear-cut or obvious - they don't have neat endings. I know it's your inclination to skip to the end, but you can't just focus on how it's all gonna turn out.

Anna Breslaw

Skip's Quotes #154165
#67. I don't think it's possible to skip with a frown on your face ... I'd like to see the world's governing and terrorist leaders on a skipping tour through the Middle East and across the subcontinent and China to Korea.

Bindi Irwin

Skip's Quotes #147100
#68. I drink a ton of water a day and try to get as much sleep as possible. Sleep is the best way to restore your health. Never skip on sleep; it's crazy important.

Brittany Howard

Skip's Quotes #141129
#69. I don't care how much it costs or who it's by as long as it fits me. I love shopping, but I go to the same stores I've always gone to: Guess, Bebe, Coach. I can't really skip out of that realm.


Skip's Quotes #100809
#70. With cult foods, there is an underlying assumption that the best cooking ideas came generations ago. Yet culinary innovation is nothing to be ashamed of. When a chef tells me he is cooking with his grandmother's recipe, I always wonder why. Did talent skip the past two generations?

Nathan Myhrvold

Skip's Quotes #98331
#71. Today's society wants to skip the process. And I hate that

Tom Izzo

Skip's Quotes #83863
#72. Nevertheless, the members of the Board of Trade were so delighted with the lamps that they decided to change Austin's official nickname from "City of the Violet Crown" (in honor of Austin's stunning sunsets) to "The City of Eternal Moonlight.

Skip Hollandsworth

Skip's Quotes #63350
#73. Except for thinking up reasons I'm allowed to skip the gym, my schedule is almost totally empty. (Today's reason is because I have a cold. Yesterday's was the dogs seemed sad.

Jen Lancaster

Skip's Quotes #30517
#74. Uh, I feel like there's a Jessica Jones tip somewhere in here about Hollywood and using looks and fame and skintight costume to your advantage or something, buuuuut I'm just gonna skip it.

Kelly Thompson

Skip's Quotes #16804
#75. It's only after the fact that we trace the lines, join dots between things, skip over anything that doesn't fit. We make stories to account for everything that's happened. It's nice to think the world makes sense. It's nice to think that you make sense. But sometimes things just happen.

Kirsty Logan

Skip's Quotes #11705
#76. It's like reading a good book. The kind where you don't want to skip pages to see what happens at the end. Each moment is a story in itself.

Renee Carlino

Skip's Quotes #11476
#77. I just couldn't stand school. If I went, I'd skip after the first class. I didn't like to be told I had to study and had to do homework. There's a fact that you have to want to learn.

Randy Travis

Skip's Quotes #652712
#78. Nobody ever wrote to me saying"you know ender's game was a pretty good book, but you know what it really needs a n introduction!" ... so be assured the novel stands on its own, and if you skip this intro and go straight to the story, i not only won't stand in your way i'll even agree with you!

Orson Scott Card

Skip's Quotes #883155
#79. If you have unity without variety, you have uniformity and that's boring. If you have variety without unity, you have anarchy.

Skip Heitzig

Skip's Quotes #860339
#80. You can't skip any stage of your life, it's all part of the molding process into a better you

Nike Campbell-Fatoki

Skip's Quotes #845873
#81. I am what I eat and drink, that's why my sweat smells like bacon and beer.

Skip Clark

Skip's Quotes #829642
#82. Sometimes you have to censor books. When I read 'Peter Rabbit,' I skip the part about Peter's father ending up in one of Mrs. McGregor's pies. I also hid the book of 'Grimm Fairy Tales.' They're just too grim for my grandkids. Reality will come soon enough.

Regina Brett

Skip's Quotes #824281
#83. Was a time ...
Sure. And there was another fucking time the summers never seemed to end and you'd never paid for it in your life. Remember that? Time passes, Max - get over it. Skip the fucking nostalgia, let's get where we're at.

Richard K. Morgan

Skip's Quotes #770541
#84. Anyone can write but not everyone can crystallize that perfect moment which can make a heart skip a beat and dig deep into one's soul. - Elizabeth Esguerra Castillo' s Quotes

Elizabeth E. Castillo

Skip's Quotes #767404
#85. I'm in the back of a limousine with Charlie Chaplin and it's 1928. Charlie is beautiful; his body language seems to skip, and reel and rhyme, heartbreaking and witty at the same time. It seems to promise a better world.

Geoff Ryman

Skip's Quotes #756833
#86. What is bigger than an elephant? But this also is become man's plaything, and a spectacle at public solemnities; and it learns to skip, dance, and kneel


Skip's Quotes #730088
#87. Time plays tricks on mothers. It teases you with breaks and brief caesuras, only to skip wildly forward, bringing breathtaking changes to your baby's body. Only he wasn't a baby anymore, and how often did I have to learn that? The lessons were painful.

Ruth Ozeki

Skip's Quotes #670761
#88. There's not 20 ways. It's not your way. It's either God's way or the highway. That's it. If you want to get to heaven, you have to come God's way, and the way that God established was the way of His Son dying on the cross.

Skip Heitzig

Skip's Quotes #663002
#89. It's better to live as you will want to have lived, rather than spend your time worrying about the end. You are right here in your story. Don't skip ahead

S.D. Smith

Skip's Quotes #909777
#90. As someone who's very competitive, I'm someone who abhors losing more than I enjoy winning. In that regard, it hasn't been a great two months, but I think our players' attitude remains pretty resolute.

Skip Prosser

Skip's Quotes #563376
#91. Only write to me, write to me, I love to see the hop and skip and sudden starts of your ink.

A.S. Byatt

Skip's Quotes #556290
#92. As it did every time she saw Frank, Hazel's heart performed a little skip-beat tap-dance - which really irritated her. Sure, he was a good friend - one of the only people at camp who didn't treat her as if she had a contagious disease. But she didn't like him in that way.

Rick Riordan

Skip's Quotes #542108
#93. Some women just skip having babies or adopt because they don't want to get fat or they haven't put in the time to find a partner. It's great to adopt, but a lot of adoptions are motivated by vanity and laziness.

Jaime Pressly

Skip's Quotes #505650
#94. Benji, book club isn't about the book. It's about women getting together to talk about our lives with an assortment of baked goods nearby. And wine. But don't you worry, it's okay if I skip one." "What are you talking

Jenny Lee

Skip's Quotes #481930
#95. Let's skip the Zen shit and just get back to the killing each other part.

Cassandra Gannon

Skip's Quotes #475625
#96. We skip school and we ditch chores. We haunt shopping malls and grocery stores. House parties grow dull, but Amy's boyfriend is a dealer and we find ways to pass the time.

Kris Kidd

Skip's Quotes #464734
#97. Get enough exercise and sleep: Sounds trivial, but it's not. You may have the urge to work 24/7, to skip the gym and to stay up late to get a few more things done. That's short-sighted. Exercise and sleep are critical to having the physical and mental energy necessary to meet a challenge.

Gretchen Rubin

Skip's Quotes #460598
#98. I know he (Albert Belle) hates me. If he needs that hate to succeed, it's fine by me. I always liked him. He was a good kid. He just had a hard time with the pressure.

Skip Bertman

Skip's Quotes #451296
#99. I'm not sure anyone goes through a cancer scare unchanged. I know it changed me in so many ways. But I was fortunate to have had a rare cancer that's slow-growing and one that allowed me to skip the chemical cocktails that would have put me into early menopause.

Susan McBride

Skip's Quotes #424485
#100. What makes a man's 80 year-old Irish uncle skip like a little boy? Me Father is very fond of me!

John Ortberg Jr.

Skip's Quotes #416717

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